The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the England region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server 2013
Rank 411 516 -
Rank change year-on-year
+105 -
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2013 159 39 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.33% 0.084% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.83% 0.49% -
Number of daily rates quoted 110 27 0
Average daily rate
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£363 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 -
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £22.50 -
% change year-on-year
-46.66% -
Application Platforms Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
8691 8022 9065
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 17.88% 17.26% 17.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 5243 4649 5251
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £223 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 363 414 432
Average hourly rate £18.00 £22.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £40.20 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-15.38% -2.50%
Exchange Server 2013
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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 23 July 2014.

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 23 July 2014.

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 23 July 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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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
London +48 69 £400 +6.66% 28
South East +26 37 £375 +15.38% 22
East of England - 21 £448 - 3
South West - 16 £315 - 15
East Midlands +7 5 £350 - 4
Yorkshire +7 4 £303 -6.92% 11
North West -7 4 £250 -23.00% 6
West Midlands - 3 £190 - 3
Midlands - - - -
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Exchange Server 2013
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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.

1 237 (84.34%) MS Exchange
2 178 (63.35%) Windows
3 174 (61.92%) Microsoft
4 166 (59.07%) Exchange Server 2010
5 120 (42.70%) Active Directory
6 102 (36.30%) Windows Server 2008
7 94 (33.45%) Exchange Server 2007
8 82 (29.18%) Migration
8 82 (29.18%) Lync
9 79 (28.11%) VMware
10 78 (27.76%) Windows Server 2012
11 72 (25.62%) Citrix
12 54 (19.22%) Cisco
13 51 (18.15%) SAN
14 49 (17.44%) Exchange Server 2003
15 48 (17.08%) ITIL
15 48 (17.08%) Hyper-V
16 46 (16.37%) Microsoft Certification
17 45 (16.01%) MS Excel
18 44 (15.66%) MCSE
19 43 (15.30%) Windows Server 2003
20 42 (14.95%) Finance
21 41 (14.59%) Blackberry
21 41 (14.59%) PowerShell
22 40 (14.23%) Windows 7
22 40 (14.23%) SharePoint
23 39 (13.88%) Symantec
23 39 (13.88%) SCCM
24 35 (12.46%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
24 35 (12.46%) SQL Server

Exchange Server 2013
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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
1 237 (84.34%) MS Exchange
2 166 (59.07%) Exchange Server 2010
3 94 (33.45%) Exchange Server 2007
4 82 (29.18%) Lync
5 49 (17.44%) Exchange Server 2003
6 40 (14.23%) SharePoint
7 35 (12.46%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 17 (6.05%) SharePoint 2013
9 15 (5.34%) IIS
10 11 (3.91%) SharePoint 2010
11 7 (2.49%) IBM Notes
12 6 (2.14%) SAS
13 4 (1.42%) SharePoint Server
13 4 (1.42%) Office Communications Server
13 4 (1.42%) Zimbra
14 3 (1.07%) Node.js
14 3 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2000
15 2 (0.71%) BizTalk Server
15 2 (0.71%) Documentum
Applications
1 45 (16.01%) MS Excel
2 26 (9.25%) MS Office
3 4 (1.42%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.07%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.07%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (3.20%) assyst
2 4 (1.42%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 33 (11.74%) Office 365
2 3 (1.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.07%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.36%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 51 (18.15%) SAN
2 33 (11.74%) Firewall
3 28 (9.96%) DNS
3 28 (9.96%) WAN
4 22 (7.83%) DHCP
5 14 (4.98%) LAN
6 13 (4.63%) NetScaler
7 11 (3.91%) TCP/IP
7 11 (3.91%) Cisco ASA
7 11 (3.91%) NAS
8 9 (3.20%) Internet
9 8 (2.85%) VPN
9 8 (2.85%) VoIP
10 7 (2.49%) Cisco IOS
10 7 (2.49%) iSCSI
11 5 (1.78%) MPLS
11 5 (1.78%) OSPF
11 5 (1.78%) BGP
11 5 (1.78%) SMTP
12 4 (1.42%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (12.46%) SQL Server
2 20 (7.12%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (6.41%) SQL Server 2012
4 12 (4.27%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (1.78%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.07%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (0.71%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 4 (1.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 42 (14.95%) Finance
2 18 (6.41%) Law
3 16 (5.69%) Legal
4 7 (2.49%) Telecoms
4 7 (2.49%) Publishing
5 5 (1.78%) Back Office
6 3 (1.07%) Banking
7 2 (0.71%) Retail
7 2 (0.71%) Military
8 1 (0.36%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.36%) Advertising
8 1 (0.36%) Local Government
8 1 (0.36%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 35 (12.46%) Analyst
2 32 (11.39%) Architect
3 30 (10.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 28 (9.96%) Messaging Engineer
5 27 (9.61%) Consultant
6 21 (7.47%) Support Engineer
7 16 (5.69%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 12 (4.27%) Project Manager
9 11 (3.91%) Administrator
9 11 (3.91%) 3rd Line Support
10 10 (3.56%) Problem Manager
10 10 (3.56%) Exchange Consultant
11 9 (3.20%) Exchange Engineer
11 9 (3.20%) Server Engineer
11 9 (3.20%) Network Engineer
12 8 (2.85%) Systems Administrator
12 8 (2.85%) Technical Architect
12 8 (2.85%) Systems Engineer
12 8 (2.85%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 7 (2.49%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.49%) MSMQ
2 6 (2.14%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 3 (1.07%) .NET
4 2 (0.71%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.36%) Web Services
5 1 (0.36%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 41 (14.59%) Blackberry
2 18 (6.41%) Clustering
3 9 (3.20%) EqualLogic
4 6 (2.14%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.42%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.07%) Wiki
7 2 (0.71%) iPhone
8 1 (0.36%) Firmware
8 1 (0.36%) Blog
8 1 (0.36%) FMCG
8 1 (0.36%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 178 (63.35%) Windows
2 102 (36.30%) Windows Server 2008
3 78 (27.76%) Windows Server 2012
4 43 (15.30%) Windows Server 2003
5 40 (14.23%) Windows 7
6 15 (5.34%) Windows 8
7 10 (3.56%) Android
7 10 (3.56%) Windows XP
8 4 (1.42%) Windows Mobile
9 3 (1.07%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.71%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.36%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (29.18%) Migration
2 48 (17.08%) ITIL
3 17 (6.05%) Problem Management
4 16 (5.69%) Project Management
5 15 (5.34%) Change Management
6 14 (4.98%) ITSM
7 11 (3.91%) Disaster Recovery
7 11 (3.91%) Root Cause Analysis
8 10 (3.56%) Data Protection
9 9 (3.20%) Infrastructure Management
9 9 (3.20%) Service Management
9 9 (3.20%) PRINCE2
9 9 (3.20%) Load Balancing
10 8 (2.85%) Business Analysis
10 8 (2.85%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (2.85%) Mobile Device Management
11 7 (2.49%) Capacity Planning
11 7 (2.49%) Release Management
11 7 (2.49%) Network Design
11 7 (2.49%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (14.59%) PowerShell
2 30 (10.68%) SQL
3 8 (2.85%) C#
4 3 (1.07%) Shell Script
5 2 (0.71%) Delphi
5 2 (0.71%) Java
5 2 (0.71%) PHP
5 2 (0.71%) VB
5 2 (0.71%) VB.NET
5 2 (0.71%) ABAP
5 2 (0.71%) VBA
Qualifications
1 46 (16.37%) Microsoft Certification
2 44 (15.66%) MCSE
3 33 (11.74%) Security Cleared
4 21 (7.47%) MCITP
4 21 (7.47%) SC Cleared
5 20 (7.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 13 (4.63%) DV Cleared
7 11 (3.91%) Degree
8 9 (3.20%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (3.20%) MCP
9 8 (2.85%) CCNA
10 6 (2.14%) CCNP
11 5 (1.78%) Citrix Certification
12 4 (1.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 4 (1.42%) CCA
13 3 (1.07%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (1.07%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 2 (0.71%) VCP5
14 2 (0.71%) MCSD
15 1 (0.36%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.63%) QA
2 11 (3.91%) SLA
3 3 (1.07%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.71%) BS7799
4 2 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.71%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 120 (42.70%) Active Directory
2 48 (17.08%) Hyper-V
3 30 (10.68%) XenApp
3 30 (10.68%) VMware Infrastructure
4 26 (9.25%) vSphere
5 23 (8.19%) XenDesktop
6 18 (6.41%) VMware ESX
7 9 (3.20%) VMware Server
8 7 (2.49%) UAG
9 5 (1.78%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 4 (1.42%) Microsoft App-V
10 4 (1.42%) Terminal Services
10 4 (1.42%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (1.42%) DFS Replication
11 3 (1.07%) Brightmail
12 2 (0.71%) XenServer
13 1 (0.36%) BlackBerry Internet Service
Systems Management
1 39 (13.88%) SCCM
2 32 (11.39%) SCOM
3 23 (8.19%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 13 (4.63%) Backup Exec
5 12 (4.27%) SCOrch
6 10 (3.56%) NetBackup
7 8 (2.85%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 6 (2.14%) SCSM
8 6 (2.14%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 6 (2.14%) HP SIM
8 6 (2.14%) WSUS
9 5 (1.78%) McAfee ePO
10 4 (1.42%) ARCserve
11 3 (1.07%) Norton AntiVirus
11 3 (1.07%) MIMEsweeper
11 3 (1.07%) EMC NetWorker
11 3 (1.07%) MOM
11 3 (1.07%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 2 (0.71%) HP Quality Center
12 2 (0.71%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 174 (61.92%) Microsoft
2 79 (28.11%) VMware
3 72 (25.62%) Citrix
4 54 (19.22%) Cisco
5 39 (13.88%) Symantec
6 30 (10.68%) NetApp
7 25 (8.90%) HP
8 19 (6.76%) Dell
9 15 (5.34%) MobileIron
10 14 (4.98%) IronPort
11 11 (3.91%) RightFax
12 10 (3.56%) SonicWALL
12 10 (3.56%) EMC
13 9 (3.20%) Juniper
13 9 (3.20%) WatchGuard
14 8 (2.85%) 3PAR
14 8 (2.85%) CheckPoint
15 7 (2.49%) Lotus
15 7 (2.49%) F5
15 7 (2.49%) Veeam
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