The table below looks at the statistics for MS Exchange skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Exchange over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 25 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 2.80% - -
As % of the Application Platforms category 13.79% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£325 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
-4.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £11.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+20.68% -14.70%
MS Exchange
UK

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

Application Platforms Category
Northern Ireland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
29 14 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 20.28% 13.33% 24.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 5 17
Average daily rate £318 £400 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.62% +60.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £117 £340 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £11.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.25 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -9.32%

MS Exchange
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

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

MS Exchange Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

MS Exchange
Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

MS Exchange Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

MS Exchange
Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

MS Exchange Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

MS Exchange
Contract Job Locations in Northern Ireland

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 Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 24 October 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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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
County Antrim - 4 £325 - 2
County Down - - - - 1
MS Exchange
UK

MS Exchange
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (50.00%) Lync
2 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Phone
3 1 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (25.00%) Office Communications Server
3 1 (25.00%) Android
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (25.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) MCSE
3 1 (25.00%) DMZ

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (50.00%) Lync
1 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (25.00%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) DMZ
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (25.00%) Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) IT Technician
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) Android
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Migration
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (25.00%) MCSE
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco