The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the North East region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 53 35 30
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -5
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 4 3 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.75% 0.87% 2.95%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.39% 10.71% 17.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 5
Average daily rate
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£240 £269 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.86% -23.07%
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £288 £300
% change year-on-year
- -4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 8
Average hourly rate - - £15.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £17.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-11.59% -1.42%
Application Platforms Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
118 28 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 22.22% 8.16% 17.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 17 60
Average daily rate £325 £300 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £380 £402
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 8
Average hourly rate £17.05 £15.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.66% -21.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.53 £15.00 £10.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.20 £15.00 £24.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.36% -5.00%
MS Exchange
England

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 29 July 2014. 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 -19 3 £240 -10.86% 1
Durham - 1 - - 1
Northumberland - - - -
MS Exchange
England

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 7 (87.50%) Windows
1 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (62.50%) Windows 7
4 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (37.50%) SAN
5 3 (37.50%) SharePoint
5 3 (37.50%) ITIL
5 3 (37.50%) Cisco
5 3 (37.50%) WSUS
6 2 (25.00%) Problem Management
6 2 (25.00%) Service Management
6 2 (25.00%) VMware
6 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
6 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (25.00%) SCOM
6 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
6 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
6 2 (25.00%) LAN
6 2 (25.00%) WAN
6 2 (25.00%) UNIX
6 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 2 (25.00%) MS Office
6 2 (25.00%) NetApp
6 2 (25.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 2 (25.00%) MPLS
6 2 (25.00%) DSL
7 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
7 1 (12.50%) Netcool

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 3 (37.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Office
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) SAN
2 2 (25.00%) MPLS
2 2 (25.00%) DSL
2 2 (25.00%) LAN
2 2 (25.00%) WAN
3 1 (12.50%) DHCP
3 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 1 (12.50%) DNS
3 1 (12.50%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
1 1 (12.50%) Military
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 2 (25.00%) Support Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Support Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Customer Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support
2 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Customer Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Support
2 1 (12.50%) Services Delivery Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) IT Support
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Windows 7
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (25.00%) UNIX
5 1 (12.50%) Solaris
5 1 (12.50%) Linux
5 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) Service Management
2 2 (25.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (12.50%) Data Protection
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Capacity Management
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
3 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (12.50%) XenApp
3 1 (12.50%) XenServer
3 1 (12.50%) UAG
3 1 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) WSUS
2 2 (25.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (25.00%) SCOM
3 1 (12.50%) Netcool
3 1 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco
3 2 (25.00%) NetApp
3 2 (25.00%) VMware
4 1 (12.50%) AppSense
4 1 (12.50%) HP
4 1 (12.50%) EMC
4 1 (12.50%) Citrix