The table below looks at the statistics for Exchange Server 2013 skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England 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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server 2013
Rank 109 128 -
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2013 13 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.51% 0.088% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.88% 0.48% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 0
Average daily rate
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£288 £138 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+109.09% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £316 £375
% change year-on-year
+18.57% -15.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 -
Exchange Server 2013
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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 East of England region.

Application Platforms Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
451 421 497
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 17.55% 18.55% 20.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 255 228 252
Average daily rate £375 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £190 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 38 43
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -13.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.93 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.55 £34.00 £31.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.38 £18.40
% change year-on-year
-2.04% -0.13%

Exchange Server 2013
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Exchange Server 2013 Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Exchange Server 2013
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Exchange Server 2013 Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Exchange Server 2013
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Exchange Server 2013 Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Exchange Server 2013
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 East of England region over the 3 months to 23 January 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
Essex - 8 £300 - 1
Bedfordshire - 2 £275 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 2 - - 1
Hertfordshire +1 1 - - 5
Suffolk - - - - 1
Exchange Server 2013
England

Exchange Server 2013
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 24 (96.00%) Windows
2 23 (92.00%) MS Exchange
3 20 (80.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 19 (76.00%) Active Directory
5 18 (72.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 17 (68.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 15 (60.00%) Microsoft
8 14 (56.00%) VMware
9 13 (52.00%) SQL
10 12 (48.00%) HP
10 12 (48.00%) Windows Server 2008
11 10 (40.00%) Linux
11 10 (40.00%) Citrix
12 9 (36.00%) SAN
12 9 (36.00%) 3PAR
13 8 (32.00%) Lync
13 8 (32.00%) VMware Infrastructure
13 8 (32.00%) Exchange Server 2007
13 8 (32.00%) ITIL
14 7 (28.00%) XenApp
14 7 (28.00%) XenDesktop
14 7 (28.00%) Clustering
15 6 (24.00%) Red Hat
16 5 (20.00%) Project Management
16 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
16 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
16 5 (20.00%) SharePoint
16 5 (20.00%) Migration
16 5 (20.00%) Brocade
16 5 (20.00%) PowerShell

Exchange Server 2013
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 (92.00%) MS Exchange
2 20 (80.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (32.00%) Lync
3 8 (32.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (20.00%) SharePoint
5 4 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (12.00%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (12.00%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (4.00%) CICS
7 1 (4.00%) IIS
7 1 (4.00%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (4.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.00%) Office 365
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (36.00%) SAN
2 4 (16.00%) DHCP
2 4 (16.00%) DNS
3 2 (8.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (8.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (8.00%) LAN
3 2 (8.00%) WAN
3 2 (8.00%) Firewall
4 1 (4.00%) VPN
4 1 (4.00%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.00%) DB2
3 1 (4.00%) Ingres
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (4.00%) IDMS
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 3 (12.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (24.00%) Consultant
2 4 (16.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 4 (16.00%) Linux Administrator
2 4 (16.00%) Architect
2 4 (16.00%) Systems Administrator
2 4 (16.00%) Administrator
3 3 (12.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) Applications Architect
4 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Support Team Leader
4 2 (8.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Team Leader
4 2 (8.00%) Exchange Consultant
4 2 (8.00%) Support Team Leader
4 2 (8.00%) Team Leader
4 2 (8.00%) Technical Support Consultant
4 2 (8.00%) Technical Support
4 2 (8.00%) Support Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (8.00%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) .NET
2 2 (8.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (4.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) Clustering
2 2 (8.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (8.00%) CLARiiON
3 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.00%) Mainframe
3 1 (4.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 24 (96.00%) Windows
2 18 (72.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 17 (68.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (48.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (40.00%) Linux
6 4 (16.00%) CentOS
6 4 (16.00%) VMS
7 2 (8.00%) Windows 8
7 2 (8.00%) Windows 7
7 2 (8.00%) Windows Vista
7 2 (8.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (8.00%) Debian
8 1 (4.00%) Windows 2000
8 1 (4.00%) Windows XP
8 1 (4.00%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) ITIL
2 5 (20.00%) Project Management
2 5 (20.00%) Migration
3 3 (12.00%) MVC
3 3 (12.00%) UML
3 3 (12.00%) Zachman Framework
3 3 (12.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (12.00%) Data Management
3 3 (12.00%) Data Architecture
3 3 (12.00%) Data Governance
3 3 (12.00%) Master Data Management
4 2 (8.00%) Load Balancing
4 2 (8.00%) SOA
4 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (8.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (8.00%) Change Management
5 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (4.00%) Business Analysis
5 1 (4.00%) Network Load Balancing
5 1 (4.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 13 (52.00%) SQL
2 5 (20.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (12.00%) C#
3 3 (12.00%) VB.NET
4 2 (8.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (16.00%) MCITP
2 4 (16.00%) MCSE
3 3 (12.00%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (12.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (12.00%) CCNA
3 3 (12.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (8.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (8.00%) MCTS
5 1 (4.00%) MCSA
5 1 (4.00%) Degree
System Software
1 19 (76.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (32.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (28.00%) XenApp
3 7 (28.00%) XenDesktop
4 3 (12.00%) Hyper-V
5 2 (8.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) SCCM
1 2 (8.00%) WMI
2 1 (4.00%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 15 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (56.00%) VMware
3 12 (48.00%) HP
4 10 (40.00%) Citrix
5 9 (36.00%) 3PAR
6 6 (24.00%) Red Hat
7 5 (20.00%) Brocade
8 3 (12.00%) Oracle
8 3 (12.00%) Dell
9 2 (8.00%) F5
9 2 (8.00%) EMC
9 2 (8.00%) Cisco
9 2 (8.00%) IBM
9 2 (8.00%) Lotus
9 2 (8.00%) CheckPoint
10 1 (4.00%) Akamai