The first table below looks at the demand for Exchange Server 2013 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Exchange Server 2013 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 Berkshire 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 2013
Rank 105 120 -
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2013 24 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.84% 0.041% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.25% 0.28% -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 0
Average daily rate £450 £280 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.71% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £415 -
% change year-on-year
-15.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £32.50 -
% change year-on-year
-35.38% -
Application Platforms Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
457 355 401
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 16.01% 14.44% 12.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 158 184
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £215 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 29 16
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -24.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.10 £15.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.30 £33.95 £45.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
Exchange Server 2013
South East

Exchange Server 2013
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Exchange Server 2013 across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

Exchange Server 2013 Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Exchange Server 2013
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2013 across the Berkshire region.

Exchange Server 2013 Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Exchange Server 2013
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Exchange Server 2013 across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Exchange Server 2013 Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Exchange Server 2013
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Exchange Server 2013 within the Berkshire 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
Bracknell - 13 £450 -
Reading - 4 £450 - 1
Slough - 3 £300 - 1
Thatcham - - - -
Exchange Server 2013
South East

Exchange Server 2013
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Exchange Server 2013 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 Exchange Server 2013.

1 23 (82.14%) MS Exchange
2 20 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 16 (57.14%) Migration
4 13 (46.43%) Exchange Server 2007
5 12 (42.86%) Office 365
6 11 (39.29%) Windows
7 10 (35.71%) Active Directory
8 8 (28.57%) MS Excel
8 8 (28.57%) Lync
9 7 (25.00%) PowerShell
10 6 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
10 6 (21.43%) MS Office
11 5 (17.86%) SharePoint
11 5 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2003
11 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (17.86%) Hyper-V
11 5 (17.86%) SCCM
11 5 (17.86%) SC Cleared
11 5 (17.86%) Security Cleared
12 4 (14.29%) Zimbra
12 4 (14.29%) IBM Notes
12 4 (14.29%) Lotus
13 3 (10.71%) ARCserve
13 3 (10.71%) CRM
13 3 (10.71%) Dynamics CRM
13 3 (10.71%) VMware
13 3 (10.71%) VMware ESX
13 3 (10.71%) UAG
13 3 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
13 3 (10.71%) SharePoint 2013

Exchange Server 2013
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Exchange Server 2013 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 Exchange Server 2013. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 23 (82.14%) MS Exchange
2 13 (46.43%) Exchange Server 2007
3 8 (28.57%) Lync
4 6 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (17.86%) SharePoint
5 5 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (14.29%) Zimbra
6 4 (14.29%) IBM Notes
7 3 (10.71%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2000
8 2 (7.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (3.57%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 6 (21.43%) MS Office
3 1 (3.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (42.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) SAN
1 1 (3.57%) DMZ
1 1 (3.57%) DHCP
1 1 (3.57%) DNS
1 1 (3.57%) Firewall
1 1 (3.57%) Wireless
1 1 (3.57%) Network Security
General
1 2 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (53.57%) Architect
2 5 (17.86%) Consultant
3 2 (7.14%) Wintel Architect
3 2 (7.14%) Migration Engineer
3 2 (7.14%) Technical Architect
3 2 (7.14%) Exchange Engineer
3 2 (7.14%) Messaging Architect
3 2 (7.14%) Support Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) Security Manager
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Server Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) Exchange Consultant
4 1 (3.57%) Security Consultant
4 1 (3.57%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (3.57%) Senior Manager
4 1 (3.57%) Server Support
4 1 (3.57%) Server Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) Server Support Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Support Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) Escalation Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Clustering
1 2 (7.14%) Replication
1 2 (7.14%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 11 (39.29%) Windows
2 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (57.14%) Migration
2 3 (10.71%) CRM
2 3 (10.71%) Change Control
3 2 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (7.14%) Project Planning
3 2 (7.14%) Workflow
4 1 (3.57%) Change Management
4 1 (3.57%) Identity Management
4 1 (3.57%) Data Security
4 1 (3.57%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (17.86%) SC Cleared
1 5 (17.86%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (7.14%) MCP
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.57%) MCSE
3 1 (3.57%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (3.57%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (35.71%) Active Directory
2 5 (17.86%) Hyper-V
3 3 (10.71%) VMware ESX
3 3 (10.71%) UAG
3 3 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (7.14%) XenApp
4 2 (7.14%) XenDesktop
4 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (7.14%) Terminal Services
5 1 (3.57%) ISA Server
5 1 (3.57%) KVM
Systems Management
1 5 (17.86%) SCCM
2 3 (10.71%) ARCserve
2 3 (10.71%) SCOrch
2 3 (10.71%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 2 (7.14%) NetBackup
3 2 (7.14%) Backup Exec
3 2 (7.14%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 20 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.29%) Lotus
3 3 (10.71%) VMware
4 2 (7.14%) Symantec
4 2 (7.14%) Citrix
5 1 (3.57%) Hitachi
5 1 (3.57%) Websense
5 1 (3.57%) Remedy
5 1 (3.57%) McAfee
5 1 (3.57%) HP
5 1 (3.57%) Dell
5 1 (3.57%) Cisco
5 1 (3.57%) F5
5 1 (3.57%) ServiceNow