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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server 2013
Rank 425 514 -
Rank change year-on-year
+89 -
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2013 160 51 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.31% 0.11% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.72% 0.61% -
Number of daily rates quoted 100 37 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £338 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 -
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 £17.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.43% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £17.25 -
% change year-on-year
+13.04% -
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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
9311 8370 9413
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.19% 17.39% 17.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 5632 4982 5443
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 399 358 441
Average hourly rate £18.00 £21.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

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 29 August 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
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 29 August 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
London +61 70 £400 - 22
South East +21 46 £334 +2.69% 26
South West - 17 £383 - 30
East of England -14 14 £454 +29.64% 12
Yorkshire +7 7 - - 6
East Midlands +1 3 - - 4
West Midlands -11 2 £295 +78.78% 6
North West -17 1 £275 -25.42% 11
Midlands - - - -
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Exchange Server 2013
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 250 (87.72%) MS Exchange
2 192 (67.37%) Windows
3 174 (61.05%) Microsoft
4 173 (60.70%) Exchange Server 2010
5 138 (48.42%) Active Directory
6 117 (41.05%) Windows Server 2008
7 106 (37.19%) Exchange Server 2007
8 100 (35.09%) Windows Server 2012
9 98 (34.39%) VMware
10 84 (29.47%) Lync
11 72 (25.26%) Citrix
12 69 (24.21%) Migration
13 67 (23.51%) Windows Server 2003
14 53 (18.60%) Exchange Server 2003
15 52 (18.25%) SAN
16 51 (17.89%) PowerShell
17 48 (16.84%) Microsoft Certification
17 48 (16.84%) Symantec
18 45 (15.79%) Blackberry
18 45 (15.79%) MCSE
19 44 (15.44%) MS Excel
19 44 (15.44%) SharePoint
19 44 (15.44%) ITIL
20 43 (15.09%) Cisco
21 42 (14.74%) Windows 7
22 41 (14.39%) VMware Infrastructure
22 41 (14.39%) Hyper-V
22 41 (14.39%) Firewall
23 39 (13.68%) Security Cleared
24 38 (13.33%) DNS

Exchange Server 2013
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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
1 250 (87.72%) MS Exchange
2 173 (60.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 106 (37.19%) Exchange Server 2007
4 84 (29.47%) Lync
5 53 (18.60%) Exchange Server 2003
6 44 (15.44%) SharePoint
7 32 (11.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 15 (5.26%) IIS
9 13 (4.56%) Office Communications Server
9 13 (4.56%) SharePoint 2010
9 13 (4.56%) SharePoint 2013
10 12 (4.21%) IBM Notes
11 7 (2.46%) SharePoint Server
12 5 (1.75%) SAS
13 4 (1.40%) Zimbra
13 4 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2000
13 4 (1.40%) BizTalk Server
14 3 (1.05%) Node.js
15 2 (0.70%) Documentum
16 1 (0.35%) CICS
Applications
1 44 (15.44%) MS Excel
2 14 (4.91%) MS Office
3 4 (1.40%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.05%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.35%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (3.16%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 29 (10.18%) Office 365
2 8 (2.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.40%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.40%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.70%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.35%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 52 (18.25%) SAN
2 41 (14.39%) Firewall
3 38 (13.33%) DNS
4 30 (10.53%) DHCP
5 25 (8.77%) WAN
6 19 (6.67%) LAN
7 13 (4.56%) TCP/IP
7 13 (4.56%) NAS
7 13 (4.56%) NetScaler
7 13 (4.56%) Unified Communications
8 12 (4.21%) Internet
9 10 (3.51%) SMTP
10 9 (3.16%) DMZ
11 8 (2.81%) Cisco ASA
11 8 (2.81%) VoIP
12 7 (2.46%) iSCSI
13 6 (2.11%) Cisco IOS
13 6 (2.11%) VPN
14 5 (1.75%) S/MIME
14 5 (1.75%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 24 (8.42%) SQL Server 2008
3 23 (8.07%) SQL Server 2012
4 18 (6.32%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (1.75%) Relational Database
6 4 (1.40%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (0.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (0.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.70%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.35%) DB2
8 1 (0.35%) Ingres
8 1 (0.35%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.35%) IDMS
8 1 (0.35%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (2.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 37 (12.98%) Finance
2 18 (6.32%) Law
3 16 (5.61%) Legal
4 9 (3.16%) Banking
5 8 (2.81%) Publishing
6 7 (2.46%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.75%) Back Office
7 5 (1.75%) Retail
8 3 (1.05%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.70%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.70%) Military
10 1 (0.35%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.35%) Advertising
10 1 (0.35%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 39 (13.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 36 (12.63%) Analyst
3 35 (12.28%) Architect
4 27 (9.47%) Consultant
4 27 (9.47%) Messaging Engineer
5 22 (7.72%) Support Engineer
5 22 (7.72%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 16 (5.61%) Administrator
7 13 (4.56%) Systems Administrator
8 11 (3.86%) Exchange Consultant
9 10 (3.51%) Exchange Engineer
9 10 (3.51%) Problem Manager
9 10 (3.51%) 3rd Line Support
10 9 (3.16%) Technical Architect
10 9 (3.16%) Server Engineer
11 8 (2.81%) Microsoft Consultant
11 8 (2.81%) Senior Systems Administrator
11 8 (2.81%) Support Analyst
11 8 (2.81%) Systems Engineer
11 8 (2.81%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.46%) MSMQ
2 6 (2.11%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 6 (2.11%) .NET
3 4 (1.40%) Middleware
4 2 (0.70%) .NET Framework
4 2 (0.70%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.35%) Web Services
5 1 (0.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 45 (15.79%) Blackberry
2 18 (6.32%) Clustering
3 5 (1.75%) Computer Science
3 5 (1.75%) EqualLogic
4 3 (1.05%) Replication
4 3 (1.05%) Management Information System
5 2 (0.70%) Blog
5 2 (0.70%) CLARiiON
5 2 (0.70%) Firmware
6 1 (0.35%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.35%) NHS
6 1 (0.35%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.35%) Statistics
6 1 (0.35%) PKI
6 1 (0.35%) Life Science
6 1 (0.35%) iPhone
6 1 (0.35%) FMCG
6 1 (0.35%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.35%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 192 (67.37%) Windows
2 117 (41.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 100 (35.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 67 (23.51%) Windows Server 2003
5 42 (14.74%) Windows 7
6 18 (6.32%) Windows 8
7 15 (5.26%) Windows XP
8 12 (4.21%) Android
9 4 (1.40%) Windows Mobile
10 2 (0.70%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.70%) Linux
11 1 (0.35%) OpenVMS
11 1 (0.35%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.35%) Debian
11 1 (0.35%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.35%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (24.21%) Migration
2 44 (15.44%) ITIL
3 15 (5.26%) ITSM
3 15 (5.26%) Project Management
4 13 (4.56%) Disaster Recovery
4 13 (4.56%) Service Management
4 13 (4.56%) Change Management
4 13 (4.56%) Problem Management
5 12 (4.21%) Root Cause Analysis
6 9 (3.16%) Business Analysis
6 9 (3.16%) Mobile Device Management
7 8 (2.81%) MVC
7 8 (2.81%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (2.46%) Network Design
8 7 (2.46%) Network Management
8 7 (2.46%) Email Migration
9 6 (2.11%) Change Control
9 6 (2.11%) Asset Management
9 6 (2.11%) PRINCE2
10 5 (1.75%) OO
Programming Languages
1 51 (17.89%) PowerShell
2 37 (12.98%) SQL
3 10 (3.51%) C#
4 5 (1.75%) Shell Script
5 4 (1.40%) VB.NET
6 2 (0.70%) ABAP
6 2 (0.70%) VBA
6 2 (0.70%) VB
6 2 (0.70%) Delphi
6 2 (0.70%) Java
6 2 (0.70%) PHP
7 1 (0.35%) Perl
Qualifications
1 48 (16.84%) Microsoft Certification
2 45 (15.79%) MCSE
3 39 (13.68%) Security Cleared
4 24 (8.42%) SC Cleared
5 20 (7.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 16 (5.61%) Degree
6 16 (5.61%) MCITP
7 15 (5.26%) DV Cleared
8 8 (2.81%) CCNA
8 8 (2.81%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (2.81%) MCP
9 5 (1.75%) CCNP
10 4 (1.40%) CCA
10 4 (1.40%) Citrix Certification
10 4 (1.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (1.05%) MCTS
11 3 (1.05%) VCP5
12 2 (0.70%) MCSD
13 1 (0.35%) EMC Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.26%) SLA
2 14 (4.91%) QA
3 4 (1.40%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.05%) ISO 9001
4 3 (1.05%) BS7799
4 3 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 138 (48.42%) Active Directory
2 41 (14.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 41 (14.39%) Hyper-V
3 30 (10.53%) XenApp
4 27 (9.47%) vSphere
5 24 (8.42%) XenDesktop
6 21 (7.37%) VMware ESX
7 9 (3.16%) VMware Server
8 6 (2.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 5 (1.75%) Terminal Services
10 4 (1.40%) DFS Replication
10 4 (1.40%) UAG
10 4 (1.40%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (1.40%) XenServer
10 4 (1.40%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (1.05%) Brightmail
12 1 (0.35%) BlackBerry Internet Service
Systems Management
1 34 (11.93%) SCCM
2 29 (10.18%) SCOM
3 28 (9.82%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 17 (5.96%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 14 (4.91%) Backup Exec
6 11 (3.86%) NetBackup
7 8 (2.81%) ARCserve
8 7 (2.46%) HP SIM
8 7 (2.46%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 6 (2.11%) Norton AntiVirus
10 5 (1.75%) MIMEsweeper
10 5 (1.75%) MOM
10 5 (1.75%) McAfee ePO
11 4 (1.40%) WSUS
12 2 (0.70%) Windows Intune
13 1 (0.35%) SCVMM
13 1 (0.35%) Cisco UCCE
13 1 (0.35%) SCOrch
13 1 (0.35%) HAProxy
13 1 (0.35%) SCSM
Vendors
1 174 (61.05%) Microsoft
2 98 (34.39%) VMware
3 72 (25.26%) Citrix
4 48 (16.84%) Symantec
5 43 (15.09%) Cisco
6 32 (11.23%) NetApp
7 28 (9.82%) HP
8 15 (5.26%) Dell
9 13 (4.56%) IronPort
10 12 (4.21%) Lotus
11 9 (3.16%) McAfee
11 9 (3.16%) Veeam
11 9 (3.16%) MobileIron
12 8 (2.81%) 3PAR
12 8 (2.81%) F5
12 8 (2.81%) WatchGuard
12 8 (2.81%) CheckPoint
12 8 (2.81%) Juniper
12 8 (2.81%) EMC
13 7 (2.46%) RightFax
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