The table below looks at the statistics for Exchange Server 2013 skills in IT contracts advertised for the 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 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 412 434 493
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +59
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2013 169 119 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.34% 0.25% 0.073%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.87% 1.43% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 76 19
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£300 £330 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £221 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £450 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £280
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +16.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 2
Average hourly rate £21.25 £22.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.40% -32.30%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £21.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.32% -33.84%
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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 England region.

Application Platforms Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
9028 8314 7573
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.35% 17.33% 17.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 5701 5224 4334
Average daily rate £375 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 316 291 437
Average hourly rate £20.09 £18.00 £21.34
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.62% -15.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £42.20
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 England

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

Exchange Server 2013 Jobs Demand Trend in England

Exchange Server 2013
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Exchange Server 2013 Daily Rate Trend in England

Exchange Server 2013
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Exchange Server 2013 across the England region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Exchange Server 2013 Daily Rate Histogram in England

Exchange Server 2013
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Exchange Server 2013 Hourly Rate Trend in England

Exchange Server 2013
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Exchange Server 2013 across the England region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Exchange Server 2013 Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Exchange Server 2013
Contract Job Locations in 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 England 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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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
London +7 61 £300 -9.09% 36
South East -11 46 £348 -13.12% 20
South West +18 14 £300 -4.76% 13
Yorkshire -2 14 £300 -0.82% 4
North West -10 14 £215 -8.02% 16
East of England +2 7 £294 -28.78% 10
East Midlands -7 6 £300 - 4
West Midlands -6 4 £338 +107.69% 10
North East - 2 £263 - 1
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Exchange Server 2013
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 292 (84.39%) MS Exchange
2 256 (73.99%) Windows
3 224 (64.74%) Active Directory
4 205 (59.25%) Exchange Server 2010
5 185 (53.47%) Microsoft
6 175 (50.58%) VMware
7 150 (43.35%) Windows Server 2012
8 135 (39.02%) Windows Server 2008
9 108 (31.21%) Exchange Server 2007
10 104 (30.06%) Migration
11 100 (28.90%) Lync
12 93 (26.88%) Office 365
13 91 (26.30%) VMware Infrastructure
14 88 (25.43%) Hyper-V
15 80 (23.12%) Citrix
16 76 (21.97%) DNS
17 68 (19.65%) Windows Server 2003
18 65 (18.79%) Microsoft Certification
19 62 (17.92%) SAN
19 62 (17.92%) Firewall
20 60 (17.34%) MCSE
21 57 (16.47%) ITIL
22 56 (16.18%) SharePoint
22 56 (16.18%) Windows 7
23 54 (15.61%) SCCM
24 52 (15.03%) vSphere
25 51 (14.74%) MS Excel
26 50 (14.45%) SQL
27 49 (14.16%) Cisco
27 49 (14.16%) PowerShell

Exchange Server 2013
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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
1 292 (84.39%) MS Exchange
2 205 (59.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 108 (31.21%) Exchange Server 2007
4 100 (28.90%) Lync
5 56 (16.18%) SharePoint
6 29 (8.38%) IIS
7 25 (7.23%) Exchange Server 2003
8 23 (6.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 19 (5.49%) SharePoint 2013
10 14 (4.05%) Office Communications Server
11 9 (2.60%) IBM Notes
11 9 (2.60%) BizTalk Server
12 7 (2.02%) SharePoint 2010
12 7 (2.02%) SharePoint Server
13 6 (1.73%) Exchange Server 2000
14 4 (1.16%) Lotus Domino
15 1 (0.29%) Node.js
Applications
1 51 (14.74%) MS Excel
2 29 (8.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (2.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.29%) Line 500
2 1 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 93 (26.88%) Office 365
2 24 (6.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (2.60%) IaaS
4 8 (2.31%) PaaS
5 7 (2.02%) Mimecast
6 3 (0.87%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.29%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 76 (21.97%) DNS
2 62 (17.92%) SAN
2 62 (17.92%) Firewall
3 44 (12.72%) DHCP
4 38 (10.98%) LAN
5 37 (10.69%) WAN
6 32 (9.25%) VPN
7 27 (7.80%) TCP/IP
8 25 (7.23%) VLAN
9 17 (4.91%) NAS
10 14 (4.05%) Cisco ASA
11 13 (3.76%) VoIP
12 12 (3.47%) iSCSI
13 11 (3.18%) NetScaler
14 10 (2.89%) Internet
14 10 (2.89%) LDAP
15 8 (2.31%) Unified Communications
15 8 (2.31%) IP Telephony
15 8 (2.31%) BIG-IP
15 8 (2.31%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (12.14%) SQL Server
2 15 (4.34%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (3.47%) SQL Server 2012
4 10 (2.89%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.29%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.29%) MySQL
5 1 (0.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.29%) Eclipse
1 1 (0.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 31 (8.96%) Finance
2 10 (2.89%) Advertising
3 9 (2.60%) Retail
4 4 (1.16%) Legal
4 4 (1.16%) Telecoms
5 3 (0.87%) Electronics
5 3 (0.87%) Law
6 2 (0.58%) Back Office
6 2 (0.58%) Banking
7 1 (0.29%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.29%) Automotive
7 1 (0.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 59 (17.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 41 (11.85%) 3rd Line Support
3 39 (11.27%) Support Engineer
4 35 (10.12%) Analyst
5 31 (8.96%) Architect
6 28 (8.09%) Consultant
7 24 (6.94%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 19 (5.49%) Administrator
9 18 (5.20%) Systems Engineer
10 17 (4.91%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 15 (4.34%) Exchange Engineer
12 14 (4.05%) Systems Administrator
13 13 (3.76%) Technical Architect
13 13 (3.76%) Migration Engineer
13 13 (3.76%) Exchange Consultant
14 11 (3.18%) Server Engineer
14 11 (3.18%) 2nd Line Support
14 11 (3.18%) Support Analyst
14 11 (3.18%) Messaging Analyst
14 11 (3.18%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.02%) Application Packaging
2 4 (1.16%) Web Services
3 3 (0.87%) HTML
4 2 (0.58%) XMPP
4 2 (0.58%) .NET
4 2 (0.58%) ASP.NET
4 2 (0.58%) JSP
5 1 (0.29%) MSMQ
5 1 (0.29%) LAMP
5 1 (0.29%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 32 (9.25%) Blackberry
2 31 (8.96%) Clustering
3 13 (3.76%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (3.47%) PKI
5 11 (3.18%) Hedge funds
6 10 (2.89%) Computer Science
7 9 (2.60%) Thin Client
7 9 (2.60%) Fat Client
8 8 (2.31%) iPhone
9 7 (2.02%) Management Information System
9 7 (2.02%) Public Cloud
10 6 (1.73%) User Experience
10 6 (1.73%) Smartphone
11 4 (1.16%) Video Conferencing
11 4 (1.16%) CLARiiON
11 4 (1.16%) NHS
12 2 (0.58%) Hybrid Cloud
12 2 (0.58%) Life Science
12 2 (0.58%) iPad
12 2 (0.58%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 256 (73.99%) Windows
2 150 (43.35%) Windows Server 2012
3 135 (39.02%) Windows Server 2008
4 68 (19.65%) Windows Server 2003
5 56 (16.18%) Windows 7
6 32 (9.25%) Linux
7 27 (7.80%) Windows 8
8 18 (5.20%) Windows XP
9 9 (2.60%) Windows Vista
10 6 (1.73%) Android
11 5 (1.45%) UNIX
11 5 (1.45%) Apple iOS
12 4 (1.16%) Debian
13 3 (0.87%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (0.58%) Windows 2000
15 1 (0.29%) MVS
15 1 (0.29%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.29%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (30.06%) Migration
2 57 (16.47%) ITIL
3 18 (5.20%) Disaster Recovery
4 17 (4.91%) Change Management
5 15 (4.34%) CRM
6 13 (3.76%) Root Cause Analysis
7 12 (3.47%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (3.18%) Configuration Management
9 10 (2.89%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (2.89%) Asset Management
9 10 (2.89%) Project Management
9 10 (2.89%) PRINCE
10 9 (2.60%) Performance Monitoring
11 8 (2.31%) Performance Tuning
11 8 (2.31%) Load Balancing
11 8 (2.31%) Data Analysis
12 7 (2.02%) Information Security
12 7 (2.02%) Technical Architecture
12 7 (2.02%) Release Management
12 7 (2.02%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 50 (14.45%) SQL
2 49 (14.16%) PowerShell
3 13 (3.76%) VBScript
4 3 (0.87%) C
5 2 (0.58%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.29%) Perl
6 1 (0.29%) C#
Qualifications
1 65 (18.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 60 (17.34%) MCSE
3 47 (13.58%) Security Cleared
4 36 (10.40%) SC Cleared
5 19 (5.49%) Cisco Certification
6 18 (5.20%) CCNA
7 17 (4.91%) MCITP
8 16 (4.62%) MCP
9 15 (4.34%) MCTS
10 14 (4.05%) Degree
10 14 (4.05%) MCSA
11 9 (2.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 5 (1.45%) CCA
12 5 (1.45%) Citrix Certification
12 5 (1.45%) CCEA
12 5 (1.45%) CCNP
13 4 (1.16%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 4 (1.16%) HND
14 3 (0.87%) MCSD
14 3 (0.87%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.76%) SLA
2 3 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.58%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.29%) QA
System Software
1 224 (64.74%) Active Directory
2 91 (26.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 88 (25.43%) Hyper-V
4 52 (15.03%) vSphere
5 41 (11.85%) XenApp
6 28 (8.09%) XenDesktop
7 16 (4.62%) VMware ESX
8 11 (3.18%) VMware ESXi
9 10 (2.89%) Microsoft App-V
10 7 (2.02%) NFS
11 6 (1.73%) XenServer
12 5 (1.45%) VMware Workstation
12 5 (1.45%) Forefront TMG
12 5 (1.45%) VMware Server
13 3 (0.87%) ISA Server
13 3 (0.87%) Samba
13 3 (0.87%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 2 (0.58%) Xen
14 2 (0.58%) UAG
14 2 (0.58%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 54 (15.61%) SCCM
2 19 (5.49%) SCOM
3 9 (2.60%) NetBackup
3 9 (2.60%) Backup Exec
3 9 (2.60%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 6 (1.73%) ARCserve
5 5 (1.45%) WSUS
5 5 (1.45%) SCVMM
5 5 (1.45%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 4 (1.16%) AirWatch
6 4 (1.16%) XenMobile
6 4 (1.16%) SolarWinds Orion
6 4 (1.16%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (0.58%) vMotion
7 2 (0.58%) WMI
7 2 (0.58%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.29%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.29%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (0.29%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 185 (53.47%) Microsoft
2 175 (50.58%) VMware
3 80 (23.12%) Citrix
4 49 (14.16%) Cisco
5 35 (10.12%) HP
6 28 (8.09%) EMC
7 21 (6.07%) Symantec
7 21 (6.07%) 3PAR
8 19 (5.49%) NetApp
9 15 (4.34%) F5
10 13 (3.76%) Lotus
11 12 (3.47%) Dell
12 11 (3.18%) CheckPoint
13 10 (2.89%) AppSense
14 9 (2.60%) Oracle
15 8 (2.31%) SolarWinds
15 8 (2.31%) Veeam
15 8 (2.31%) Altiris
15 8 (2.31%) Apple
16 6 (1.73%) Sophos
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