The table below looks at the statistics for MS Exchange skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Exchange over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 55 51 36
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -15
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 7 12 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.08% 2.12% 0.33%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.53% 9.23% 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 0
Average daily rate
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£275 £197 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.94% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £270
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +1.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -8.57%
MS Exchange
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the North East region.

Application Platforms Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
93 130 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 14.37% 22.97% 15.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 83 22
Average daily rate £375 £260 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.23% -1.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £196 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £465 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 1
Average hourly rate £12.50 £170.00 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-92.64% +553.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -7.89%

MS Exchange
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Exchange across the North East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

MS Exchange Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

MS Exchange
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS Exchange across the North East region.

MS Exchange Daily Rate Trend in the North East

MS Exchange
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Exchange across the North East region.

MS Exchange Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

MS Exchange
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Exchange within the North East region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +1 5 £275 +39.94% 5
Durham -2 2 £285 - 2
MS Exchange
England

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East region citing MS Exchange also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MS Exchange.

1 24 (92.31%) Windows
2 19 (73.08%) Microsoft
3 18 (69.23%) Active Directory
4 14 (53.85%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (50.00%) HP
5 13 (50.00%) ITIL
6 12 (46.15%) SharePoint
7 11 (42.31%) Security Cleared
8 10 (38.46%) Capacity Planning
9 9 (34.62%) SAN
9 9 (34.62%) VMware
10 8 (30.77%) SQL Server
11 7 (26.92%) UNIX
11 7 (26.92%) Solaris
11 7 (26.92%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 7 (26.92%) VMware Infrastructure
11 7 (26.92%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (26.92%) Lync
12 6 (23.08%) DV Cleared
12 6 (23.08%) SQL
12 6 (23.08%) MS Excel
12 6 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
13 5 (19.23%) DHCP
13 5 (19.23%) DNS
13 5 (19.23%) IIS
13 5 (19.23%) MCSE
13 5 (19.23%) MCSA
13 5 (19.23%) Exchange Server 2007
13 5 (19.23%) Incident Management
13 5 (19.23%) Exchange Server 2003

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East region citing MS Exchange also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MS Exchange. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (46.15%) SharePoint
2 7 (26.92%) Lync
3 5 (19.23%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (19.23%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (19.23%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (19.23%) IIS
4 1 (3.85%) IBM Notes
4 1 (3.85%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (23.08%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.85%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (3.85%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 9 (34.62%) SAN
2 5 (19.23%) DHCP
2 5 (19.23%) DNS
3 3 (11.54%) LDAP
3 3 (11.54%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.85%) VPN
4 1 (3.85%) Internet
4 1 (3.85%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.85%) MySQL
General
1 1 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (26.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (23.08%) Analyst
3 5 (19.23%) Support Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) Messaging Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Service Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (11.54%) Consultant
5 3 (11.54%) Messaging Support Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Technical Leader
6 2 (7.69%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (7.69%) Project Consultant
7 1 (3.85%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) 1st Line Support Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Desktop Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Support Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) 1st Line Support
7 1 (3.85%) Network Consultant
7 1 (3.85%) IT Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) iPad
2 2 (7.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 24 (92.31%) Windows
2 14 (53.85%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (26.92%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (26.92%) Solaris
3 7 (26.92%) UNIX
4 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (15.38%) Linux
6 3 (11.54%) Android
7 1 (3.85%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (3.85%) Windows 7
7 1 (3.85%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (50.00%) ITIL
2 10 (38.46%) Capacity Planning
3 5 (19.23%) Content Management
3 5 (19.23%) Incident Management
4 4 (15.38%) Project Management
5 2 (7.69%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.85%) Change Management
6 1 (3.85%) Service Management
6 1 (3.85%) Problem Management
6 1 (3.85%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (23.08%) SQL
2 3 (11.54%) C
3 1 (3.85%) Java
3 1 (3.85%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (42.31%) Security Cleared
2 6 (23.08%) DV Cleared
2 6 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (19.23%) MCSE
3 5 (19.23%) MCSA
4 3 (11.54%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 18 (69.23%) Active Directory
2 7 (26.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.85%) KVM
3 1 (3.85%) iptables
3 1 (3.85%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (26.92%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 19 (73.08%) Microsoft
2 13 (50.00%) HP
3 9 (34.62%) VMware
4 2 (7.69%) EMC
5 1 (3.85%) Citrix
5 1 (3.85%) Juniper
5 1 (3.85%) Lotus
5 1 (3.85%) Wyse
5 1 (3.85%) Adobe
5 1 (3.85%) Sybase
5 1 (3.85%) Cisco