The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server 2013
Rank 116 96 121
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +25
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2013 7 21 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.28% 0.83% 0.082%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.11% 4.87% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 1
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£344 £400 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.06% +42.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £280
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +16.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £21.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.32% -33.84%
Exchange Server 2013
South 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 Berkshire region.

Application Platforms Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
332 431 391
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 13.09% 17.03% 15.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 230 166
Average daily rate £400 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £190 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 20 28
Average hourly rate £33.50 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+103.03% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.90 £9.70 £14.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £21.70 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £17.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+17.01% -9.21%

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015. 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
Slough +2 4 £413 +37.50%
Exchange Server 2013
South East

Exchange Server 2013
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 15 (93.75%) MS Exchange
1 15 (93.75%) Exchange Server 2010
2 14 (87.50%) Windows
3 12 (75.00%) Lync
4 11 (68.75%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (62.50%) Active Directory
5 10 (62.50%) VMware
6 9 (56.25%) Exchange Server 2007
7 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
7 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (37.50%) SCCM
9 6 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
9 6 (37.50%) Firewall
9 6 (37.50%) VPN
9 6 (37.50%) Cisco
10 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
10 5 (31.25%) SQL Server 2008
10 5 (31.25%) vSphere
10 5 (31.25%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (31.25%) Office 365
11 4 (25.00%) Unified Communications
11 4 (25.00%) 3PAR
11 4 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
11 4 (25.00%) XenDesktop
11 4 (25.00%) Hyper-V
11 4 (25.00%) ProCurve
11 4 (25.00%) Brocade
11 4 (25.00%) Linux
11 4 (25.00%) MCSE

Exchange Server 2013
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 15 (93.75%) MS Exchange
1 15 (93.75%) Exchange Server 2010
2 12 (75.00%) Lync
3 9 (56.25%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (25.00%) SharePoint
5 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (6.25%) IIS
6 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 2 (12.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (31.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) Firewall
1 6 (37.50%) VPN
2 4 (25.00%) Unified Communications
2 4 (25.00%) DNS
2 4 (25.00%) LAN
2 4 (25.00%) WAN
2 4 (25.00%) DHCP
2 4 (25.00%) SAN
3 3 (18.75%) SNMP
3 3 (18.75%) VLAN
3 3 (18.75%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (18.75%) Structured Cabling
3 3 (18.75%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (12.50%) IPsec
4 2 (12.50%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
1 5 (31.25%) SQL Server 2008
1 5 (31.25%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Technical Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Server Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.25%) Blackberry
2 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.25%) Clustering
2 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 14 (87.50%) Windows
2 11 (68.75%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (6.25%) Migration
1 1 (6.25%) Network Load Balancing
1 1 (6.25%) Business Transformation
1 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
1 1 (6.25%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) MCSE
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (12.50%) MCSA
3 1 (6.25%) MCP
3 1 (6.25%) MCSD
3 1 (6.25%) Degree
3 1 (6.25%) MCTS
3 1 (6.25%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 6 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (31.25%) vSphere
4 4 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (25.00%) XenDesktop
4 4 (25.00%) Hyper-V
5 3 (18.75%) XenApp
5 3 (18.75%) Samba
6 1 (6.25%) DFS Replication
6 1 (6.25%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (6.25%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (37.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) VMware
2 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (37.50%) Cisco
4 4 (25.00%) 3PAR
4 4 (25.00%) ProCurve
4 4 (25.00%) Brocade
4 4 (25.00%) HP
5 3 (18.75%) SolarWinds
6 2 (12.50%) WatchGuard
7 1 (6.25%) Remedy