The table below looks at the statistics for Exchange Server 2013 skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London 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 5 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server 2013
Rank 179 185 201
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +16
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2013 16 22 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.29% 0.35% 0.048%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.61% 2.03% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 16 1
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£263 £250 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +11.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £340 £415
% change year-on-year
+6.69% -18.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £17.00 £67.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-74.81% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £19.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+33.76% -40.76%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Application Platforms Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
991 1083 1038
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 18.00% 17.28% 16.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 743 785 710
Average daily rate £400 £388 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -4.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 19 41
Average hourly rate £17.00 £22.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.72% -45.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.36 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.77 £67.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%

Exchange Server 2013
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Exchange Server 2013 Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Exchange Server 2013
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Exchange Server 2013 Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Exchange Server 2013
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Exchange Server 2013 across the City of London region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015.

Exchange Server 2013 Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Exchange Server 2013
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Exchange Server 2013 across the City of London region.

Exchange Server 2013 Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Exchange Server 2013
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 37 (88.10%) MS Exchange
2 33 (78.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 29 (69.05%) Active Directory
4 26 (61.90%) VMware
5 22 (52.38%) Microsoft
6 20 (47.62%) Exchange Server 2007
7 19 (45.24%) Windows
8 17 (40.48%) Migration
9 14 (33.33%) Office 365
10 13 (30.95%) Windows Server 2012
11 12 (28.57%) vSphere
11 12 (28.57%) Citrix
12 11 (26.19%) Windows Server 2008
13 10 (23.81%) SAN
13 10 (23.81%) Finance
14 9 (21.43%) Cisco
14 9 (21.43%) PowerShell
14 9 (21.43%) Hyper-V
15 8 (19.05%) SCCM
15 8 (19.05%) VBScript
15 8 (19.05%) MCSE
15 8 (19.05%) Disaster Recovery
15 8 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
15 8 (19.05%) NetApp
16 7 (16.67%) EMC
16 7 (16.67%) DNS
16 7 (16.67%) Release Management
17 6 (14.29%) Application Packaging
17 6 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
17 6 (14.29%) Windows 7

Exchange Server 2013
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 37 (88.10%) MS Exchange
2 33 (78.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 20 (47.62%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (14.29%) Lync
4 6 (14.29%) IIS
5 5 (11.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (7.14%) SharePoint
6 3 (7.14%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (2.38%) IBM Notes
7 1 (2.38%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (11.90%) MS Office
1 5 (11.90%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 14 (33.33%) Office 365
2 4 (9.52%) Mimecast
3 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (4.76%) PaaS
4 2 (4.76%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (23.81%) SAN
2 7 (16.67%) DNS
3 5 (11.90%) VPN
4 4 (9.52%) Firewall
4 4 (9.52%) VLAN
5 3 (7.14%) DHCP
5 3 (7.14%) TCP/IP
6 2 (4.76%) LDAP
6 2 (4.76%) LAN
6 2 (4.76%) PBX
6 2 (4.76%) WAN
6 2 (4.76%) NAS
6 2 (4.76%) NetScaler
7 1 (2.38%) SMTP
7 1 (2.38%) SSL
7 1 (2.38%) VPLS
7 1 (2.38%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (2.38%) iSCSI
7 1 (2.38%) Wireless
7 1 (2.38%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 10 (23.81%) Finance
2 4 (9.52%) Advertising
3 1 (2.38%) Retail
3 1 (2.38%) Law
3 1 (2.38%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 11 (26.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (23.81%) Analyst
3 9 (21.43%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 9 (21.43%) Messaging Analyst
4 4 (9.52%) 3rd Line Support
4 4 (9.52%) Consultant
5 3 (7.14%) Architect
5 3 (7.14%) Server Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Support Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Windows Server Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Exchange Consultant
7 1 (2.38%) Exchange Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) Messaging Consultant
7 1 (2.38%) Messaging Support Analyst
7 1 (2.38%) Implementation Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) Wintel Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.38%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.29%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.14%) Blackberry
1 3 (7.14%) Clustering
2 2 (4.76%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.38%) Equities
3 1 (2.38%) iPhone
3 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.38%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 19 (45.24%) Windows
2 13 (30.95%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (26.19%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (14.29%) Windows 7
5 5 (11.90%) Windows 8
6 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (4.76%) Linux
7 1 (2.38%) Windows 2000
7 1 (2.38%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (40.48%) Migration
2 8 (19.05%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (16.67%) Release Management
4 6 (14.29%) Asset Management
5 2 (4.76%) Project Management
6 1 (2.38%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.38%) Change Management
6 1 (2.38%) ITIL
6 1 (2.38%) CRM
6 1 (2.38%) Configuration Management
6 1 (2.38%) Load Balancing
6 1 (2.38%) Fund Management
6 1 (2.38%) Problem Management
6 1 (2.38%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (21.43%) PowerShell
2 8 (19.05%) VBScript
3 3 (7.14%) SQL
4 1 (2.38%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (19.05%) MCSE
1 8 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (4.76%) MCITP
2 2 (4.76%) MCSA
3 1 (2.38%) CCNP
3 1 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.38%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.38%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (69.05%) Active Directory
2 12 (28.57%) vSphere
3 9 (21.43%) Hyper-V
4 6 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (11.90%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (4.76%) VMware Server
6 2 (4.76%) XenApp
6 2 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (2.38%) XenServer
7 1 (2.38%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (2.38%) Xen
7 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 8 (19.05%) SCCM
2 1 (2.38%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 26 (61.90%) VMware
2 22 (52.38%) Microsoft
3 12 (28.57%) Citrix
4 9 (21.43%) Cisco
5 8 (19.05%) NetApp
6 7 (16.67%) EMC
7 6 (14.29%) AppSense
8 2 (4.76%) Symantec
8 2 (4.76%) HP
9 1 (2.38%) Lotus
9 1 (2.38%) Apple
9 1 (2.38%) CommVault