The first table below looks at the demand for MS Exchange skills in IT contracts advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Exchange over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Tyne and Wear 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 54 31 18
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -13
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 6 1 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 1.12% 0.48% 6.47%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.11% 3.33% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 4
Average daily rate £325 - £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £265 £260
% change year-on-year
+3.77% +1.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Average hourly rate - - £13.33
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +2.94%
Application Platforms Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
146 30 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 27.19% 14.42% 19.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 14 27
Average daily rate £260 £263 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.95% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £350 £441
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 6
Average hourly rate - £13.11 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.35%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
MS Exchange
North East

MS Exchange
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

MS Exchange Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

MS Exchange
Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

MS Exchange Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

MS Exchange
Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Exchange across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

MS Exchange Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

MS Exchange
Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

MS Exchange Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

MS Exchange
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

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 Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne -25 5 £325 - 4
Prudhoe - - - - 1
Gateshead - - - -
MS Exchange
North East

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 13 (92.86%) Windows
1 13 (92.86%) Microsoft
1 13 (92.86%) Active Directory
2 10 (71.43%) SharePoint
2 10 (71.43%) Windows Server 2003
2 10 (71.43%) Security Cleared
3 9 (64.29%) DV Cleared
4 8 (57.14%) VMware
4 8 (57.14%) SAN
5 7 (50.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 7 (50.00%) Military
5 7 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (42.86%) ITIL
7 5 (35.71%) UNIX
7 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
7 5 (35.71%) HP
8 4 (28.57%) SC Cleared
9 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (21.43%) Hyper-V
9 3 (21.43%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (21.43%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (21.43%) Change Management
9 3 (21.43%) Solaris
10 2 (14.29%) Netcool
10 2 (14.29%) BCP
10 2 (14.29%) Blackberry
10 2 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (14.29%) MCSE
10 2 (14.29%) Citrix
10 2 (14.29%) CCA

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 10 (71.43%) SharePoint
2 2 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 5.5
3 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (57.14%) SAN
2 1 (7.14%) VoIP
2 1 (7.14%) SMTP
2 1 (7.14%) X.400
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (50.00%) Military
2 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Desktop Support
2 2 (14.29%) Support Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Operations Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) IT Support
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (7.14%) Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Blackberry
1 2 (14.29%) Thin Client
1 2 (14.29%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 13 (92.86%) Windows
2 10 (71.43%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (35.71%) UNIX
4 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (21.43%) Solaris
5 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) ITIL
2 3 (21.43%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (21.43%) Change Management
3 2 (14.29%) BCP
3 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (14.29%) Problem Management
3 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Management
3 2 (14.29%) Business Continuity Planning
3 2 (14.29%) Performance Management
3 2 (14.29%) Business Continuity
4 1 (7.14%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 10 (71.43%) Security Cleared
2 9 (64.29%) DV Cleared
3 4 (28.57%) SC Cleared
4 2 (14.29%) MCSE
4 2 (14.29%) CCA
4 2 (14.29%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 13 (92.86%) Active Directory
2 7 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (21.43%) Hyper-V
3 3 (21.43%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (14.29%) Xen
4 2 (14.29%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (14.29%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (50.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (14.29%) Netcool
3 1 (7.14%) SCOM
3 1 (7.14%) Backup Exec
3 1 (7.14%) MOM
Vendors
1 13 (92.86%) Microsoft
2 8 (57.14%) VMware
3 5 (35.71%) HP
4 2 (14.29%) Citrix
4 2 (14.29%) Cisco
4 2 (14.29%) NetApp
5 1 (7.14%) Symantec