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 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server 2013
Rank 120 123 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2013 16 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.57% 0.16% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.77% 1.01% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 0
Average daily rate
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£313 £298 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.04% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £350 -
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £31.00 -
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -
Exchange Server 2013
England

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
578 398 565
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 20.43% 16.40% 19.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 377 223 260
Average daily rate £380 £350 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £164 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 42 44
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.38 £39.00 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.25 £17.15 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+6.41% -9.73%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Exchange Server 2013 across the East of England region over the 3 months to 26 November 2014.

Exchange Server 2013 Daily Rate Histogram 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 26 November 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
Essex -6 7 £288 -14.81%
Cambridgeshire - 7 £325 -
Bedfordshire - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - - - - 17
Exchange Server 2013
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 29 (93.55%) Windows
1 29 (93.55%) MS Exchange
2 25 (80.65%) Exchange Server 2010
3 18 (58.06%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (58.06%) Active Directory
4 16 (51.61%) Windows Server 2003
4 16 (51.61%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (48.39%) Citrix
6 14 (45.16%) Microsoft
7 13 (41.94%) ITIL
7 13 (41.94%) XenApp
8 12 (38.71%) HP
8 12 (38.71%) VMware
9 11 (35.48%) SQL
10 10 (32.26%) Linux
10 10 (32.26%) SAN
11 9 (29.03%) 3PAR
12 8 (25.81%) Lync
13 7 (22.58%) XenDesktop
13 7 (22.58%) VMware Infrastructure
13 7 (22.58%) Clustering
14 6 (19.35%) ITSM
14 6 (19.35%) NetApp
14 6 (19.35%) Red Hat
14 6 (19.35%) SQL Server
14 6 (19.35%) Exchange Server 2007
14 6 (19.35%) Hyper-V
15 5 (16.13%) Root Cause Analysis
15 5 (16.13%) Office 365
15 5 (16.13%) Project Management

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

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 29 (93.55%) MS Exchange
2 25 (80.65%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (25.81%) Lync
4 6 (19.35%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (12.90%) SharePoint
6 3 (9.68%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (9.68%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (3.23%) IBM Notes
7 1 (3.23%) CICS
7 1 (3.23%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (12.90%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.13%) Office 365
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (32.26%) SAN
2 4 (12.90%) DHCP
2 4 (12.90%) DNS
3 2 (6.45%) Firewall
3 2 (6.45%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (6.45%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (3.23%) LAN
4 1 (3.23%) WAN
4 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.23%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (19.35%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.90%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (9.68%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (9.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (9.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (9.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.23%) Ingres
4 1 (3.23%) DB2
4 1 (3.23%) IDMS
General
1 4 (12.90%) Finance
2 3 (9.68%) Law
2 3 (9.68%) Publishing
3 1 (3.23%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (19.35%) Problem Manager
2 4 (12.90%) Linux Administrator
2 4 (12.90%) Administrator
2 4 (12.90%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 4 (12.90%) Architect
2 4 (12.90%) Consultant
2 4 (12.90%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (9.68%) Analyst
3 3 (9.68%) Applications Architect
3 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Team Leader
4 2 (6.45%) Support Consultant
4 2 (6.45%) Support Team Leader
4 2 (6.45%) Server Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Team Leader
4 2 (6.45%) Technical Support Consultant
4 2 (6.45%) Technical Support
4 2 (6.45%) Support Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (6.45%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.68%) .NET
2 2 (6.45%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (22.58%) Clustering
2 2 (6.45%) CLARiiON
2 2 (6.45%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.23%) iPhone
3 1 (3.23%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.23%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 29 (93.55%) Windows
2 18 (58.06%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (51.61%) Windows Server 2003
3 16 (51.61%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (32.26%) Linux
5 4 (12.90%) VMS
5 4 (12.90%) CentOS
6 3 (9.68%) Windows 7
6 3 (9.68%) Windows 8
7 2 (6.45%) Debian
7 2 (6.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (3.23%) OpenVMS
8 1 (3.23%) Windows XP
8 1 (3.23%) Windows 2000
8 1 (3.23%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (41.94%) ITIL
2 6 (19.35%) ITSM
3 5 (16.13%) Root Cause Analysis
3 5 (16.13%) Project Management
3 5 (16.13%) Migration
4 4 (12.90%) Problem Management
5 3 (9.68%) Data Architecture
5 3 (9.68%) Data Governance
5 3 (9.68%) Master Data Management
5 3 (9.68%) PRINCE2
5 3 (9.68%) UML
5 3 (9.68%) Change Management
5 3 (9.68%) MVC
5 3 (9.68%) Data Management
5 3 (9.68%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (9.68%) Zachman Framework
6 2 (6.45%) Load Balancing
6 2 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (6.45%) Service Delivery
6 2 (6.45%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 11 (35.48%) SQL
2 3 (9.68%) VB.NET
2 3 (9.68%) C#
3 2 (6.45%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.23%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (12.90%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (9.68%) MCITP
2 3 (9.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (6.45%) MCTS
3 2 (6.45%) CCNA
3 2 (6.45%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (6.45%) MCSE
3 2 (6.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (3.23%) MCSA
4 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.23%) Degree
System Software
1 18 (58.06%) Active Directory
2 13 (41.94%) XenApp
3 7 (22.58%) XenDesktop
3 7 (22.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (19.35%) Hyper-V
5 2 (6.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) SCCM
2 1 (3.23%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (3.23%) Backup Exec
2 1 (3.23%) SCVMM
2 1 (3.23%) WSUS
2 1 (3.23%) WMI
Vendors
1 15 (48.39%) Citrix
2 14 (45.16%) Microsoft
3 12 (38.71%) HP
3 12 (38.71%) VMware
4 9 (29.03%) 3PAR
5 6 (19.35%) NetApp
5 6 (19.35%) Red Hat
6 5 (16.13%) Brocade
7 3 (9.68%) Dell
7 3 (9.68%) EMC
7 3 (9.68%) Oracle
8 2 (6.45%) CheckPoint
8 2 (6.45%) Lotus
8 2 (6.45%) Cisco
8 2 (6.45%) IBM
8 2 (6.45%) F5
9 1 (3.23%) Trend Micro
9 1 (3.23%) MobileIron
9 1 (3.23%) Symantec
9 1 (3.23%) McAfee