The table below looks at the statistics 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 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 61 20 27
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +7
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 9 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 1.44% 5.32% 3.17%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.66% 20.41% 18.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 2
Average daily rate
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£250 £300 £115
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +160.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £232 £103
10% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £453 £127
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
-4.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 9
Average hourly rate £14.00 - £18.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 - £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.40 - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+20.68% -14.70%
MS Exchange
North East

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

Application Platforms Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
159 49 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 25.44% 26.06% 17.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 28 33
Average daily rate £375 £286 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.11% +14.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £178 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 0 10
Average hourly rate £23.02 - £21.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 - £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 - £25.00
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 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 24 October 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 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
Newcastle upon Tyne -44 7 £260 -13.33% 4
MS Exchange
North East

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 10 (90.91%) Windows
1 10 (90.91%) Microsoft
1 10 (90.91%) Active Directory
2 8 (72.73%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (45.45%) SharePoint
5 4 (36.36%) MS Office
5 4 (36.36%) ITIL
5 4 (36.36%) Cisco
5 4 (36.36%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
6 3 (27.27%) DV Cleared
6 3 (27.27%) Service Management
6 3 (27.27%) VMware
6 3 (27.27%) DNS
6 3 (27.27%) SAN
6 3 (27.27%) HP
7 2 (18.18%) LAN
7 2 (18.18%) WAN
7 2 (18.18%) DHCP
7 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
7 2 (18.18%) UNIX
7 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
7 2 (18.18%) Solaris
7 2 (18.18%) NetApp
7 2 (18.18%) Netcool
7 2 (18.18%) MPLS
7 2 (18.18%) DSL
7 2 (18.18%) Military
7 2 (18.18%) WSUS

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 5 (45.45%) SharePoint
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS Office
2 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) DNS
1 3 (27.27%) SAN
2 2 (18.18%) MPLS
2 2 (18.18%) DSL
2 2 (18.18%) LAN
2 2 (18.18%) WAN
2 2 (18.18%) DHCP
2 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
3 1 (9.09%) Firewall
3 1 (9.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
1 2 (18.18%) Military
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Support Engineer
1 5 (45.45%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (18.18%) Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Server Support
2 2 (18.18%) Support Technician
2 2 (18.18%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) IT Support
3 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Desktop Support
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) IT Support Technician
3 1 (9.09%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Server Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Server Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco Support
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) Windows
2 8 (72.73%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
4 2 (18.18%) Solaris
4 2 (18.18%) UNIX
5 1 (9.09%) Windows XP
5 1 (9.09%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) ITIL
2 3 (27.27%) Service Management
3 2 (18.18%) Problem Management
4 1 (9.09%) Data Protection
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Capacity Management
4 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
4 1 (9.09%) Change Management
4 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (9.09%) Asset Management
4 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
2 3 (27.27%) DV Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (90.91%) Active Directory
2 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (18.18%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (9.09%) XenApp
3 1 (9.09%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (18.18%) WSUS
2 2 (18.18%) Netcool
3 1 (9.09%) SCCM
3 1 (9.09%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) Microsoft
2 4 (36.36%) Cisco
3 3 (27.27%) VMware
3 3 (27.27%) HP
4 2 (18.18%) NetApp
5 1 (9.09%) Draytek
5 1 (9.09%) EMC
5 1 (9.09%) Citrix