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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server 2013
Rank 407 520 -
Rank change year-on-year
+113 -
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2013 178 49 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.34% 0.10% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.91% 0.58% -
Number of daily rates quoted 108 37 0
Average daily rate
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£382 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.38% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £325 -
% change year-on-year
+19.23% -
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
9328 8500 9413
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 17.85% 17.62% 17.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 5723 5146 5343
Average daily rate £376 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.26% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £335 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 379 354 462
Average hourly rate £18.50 £20.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.17 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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
South East +59 66 £381 +17.30% 28
London +57 64 £378 +0.66% 33
South West - 17 £405 - 35
East of England -9 14 £445 +27.14% 17
Yorkshire +11 12 £300 -4.76% 6
East Midlands 0 2 - - 1
West Midlands -16 2 £400 +142.42% 6
North West -9 1 £275 -25.42% 17
North East - - - -
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Exchange Server 2013
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 260 (83.33%) MS Exchange
2 210 (67.31%) Windows
3 197 (63.14%) Microsoft
4 187 (59.94%) Exchange Server 2010
5 171 (54.81%) Active Directory
6 130 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 116 (37.18%) Exchange Server 2007
8 114 (36.54%) Windows Server 2012
9 106 (33.97%) VMware
10 105 (33.65%) Lync
11 81 (25.96%) Windows Server 2003
12 74 (23.72%) Citrix
13 69 (22.12%) Migration
14 62 (19.87%) SharePoint
15 60 (19.23%) Exchange Server 2003
16 58 (18.59%) PowerShell
16 58 (18.59%) Microsoft Certification
17 57 (18.27%) Hyper-V
18 55 (17.63%) Symantec
19 53 (16.99%) SQL
20 52 (16.67%) SAN
21 50 (16.03%) MCSE
21 50 (16.03%) ITIL
22 49 (15.71%) Blackberry
23 47 (15.06%) MS Excel
23 47 (15.06%) Windows 7
24 45 (14.42%) VMware Infrastructure
25 44 (14.10%) SQL Server
26 42 (13.46%) DNS
26 42 (13.46%) Security Cleared

Exchange Server 2013
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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
1 260 (83.33%) MS Exchange
2 187 (59.94%) Exchange Server 2010
3 116 (37.18%) Exchange Server 2007
4 105 (33.65%) Lync
5 62 (19.87%) SharePoint
6 60 (19.23%) Exchange Server 2003
7 36 (11.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 34 (10.90%) SharePoint 2010
9 27 (8.65%) SharePoint 2013
10 21 (6.73%) BizTalk Server
11 15 (4.81%) Office Communications Server
12 13 (4.17%) IIS
13 12 (3.85%) IBM Notes
14 9 (2.88%) SharePoint Server
15 5 (1.60%) SAS
16 4 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2000
16 4 (1.28%) Zimbra
17 3 (0.96%) Node.js
18 2 (0.64%) Lotus Domino
18 2 (0.64%) Documentum
Applications
1 47 (15.06%) MS Excel
2 13 (4.17%) MS Office
3 4 (1.28%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.96%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.32%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 17 (5.45%) Dynamics CRM
1 17 (5.45%) Dynamics AX
2 9 (2.88%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 31 (9.94%) Office 365
2 22 (7.05%) Cloud Computing
3 8 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (1.28%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.96%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.32%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 52 (16.67%) SAN
2 42 (13.46%) DNS
3 40 (12.82%) Firewall
4 35 (11.22%) DHCP
5 24 (7.69%) WAN
6 19 (6.09%) LAN
7 17 (5.45%) Unified Communications
8 16 (5.13%) TCP/IP
9 14 (4.49%) NetScaler
10 12 (3.85%) NAS
11 11 (3.53%) Internet
11 11 (3.53%) SMTP
12 9 (2.88%) Cisco ASA
13 8 (2.56%) DMZ
13 8 (2.56%) VoIP
14 7 (2.24%) iSCSI
14 7 (2.24%) VPN
14 7 (2.24%) S/MIME
15 6 (1.92%) Cisco IOS
16 5 (1.60%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (14.10%) SQL Server
2 30 (9.62%) SQL Server 2008
3 29 (9.29%) SQL Server 2012
4 20 (6.41%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (1.60%) Relational Database
6 4 (1.28%) Amazon RDS
7 3 (0.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (0.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (0.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.64%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.32%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.32%) IDMS
9 1 (0.32%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.32%) Ingres
9 1 (0.32%) DB2
Development Applications
1 6 (1.92%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 35 (11.22%) Finance
2 18 (5.77%) Law
3 16 (5.13%) Legal
4 12 (3.85%) Banking
5 8 (2.56%) Publishing
6 7 (2.24%) Retail
6 7 (2.24%) Telecoms
7 6 (1.92%) Advertising
8 5 (1.60%) Investment Banking
8 5 (1.60%) Back Office
8 5 (1.60%) Military
9 4 (1.28%) Marketing
10 2 (0.64%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.32%) Private Banking
11 1 (0.32%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.32%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 44 (14.10%) Architect
2 40 (12.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 38 (12.18%) Analyst
4 30 (9.62%) Messaging Engineer
5 27 (8.65%) Consultant
6 25 (8.01%) Support Engineer
7 24 (7.69%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 22 (7.05%) Technical Architect
9 20 (6.41%) Administrator
10 14 (4.49%) Systems Administrator
11 13 (4.17%) Exchange Engineer
12 12 (3.85%) Systems Engineer
13 11 (3.53%) Exchange Consultant
13 11 (3.53%) 3rd Line Support
14 10 (3.21%) Server Engineer
14 10 (3.21%) Problem Manager
15 8 (2.56%) Network Engineer
15 8 (2.56%) Support Analyst
15 8 (2.56%) Microsoft Consultant
15 8 (2.56%) Senior Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (6.09%) .NET
2 13 (4.17%) Application Packaging
3 7 (2.24%) MSMQ
4 6 (1.92%) Middleware
4 6 (1.92%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 5 (1.60%) .NET Framework
6 2 (0.64%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.32%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 49 (15.71%) Blackberry
2 34 (10.90%) Clustering
3 16 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (2.24%) Replication
5 5 (1.60%) EqualLogic
5 5 (1.60%) Computer Science
6 3 (0.96%) Management Information System
6 3 (0.96%) CLARiiON
7 2 (0.64%) Firmware
7 2 (0.64%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.64%) Blog
8 1 (0.32%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.32%) iPhone
8 1 (0.32%) Life Science
8 1 (0.32%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.32%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.32%) FMCG
8 1 (0.32%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.32%) Statistics
8 1 (0.32%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 210 (67.31%) Windows
2 130 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 114 (36.54%) Windows Server 2012
4 81 (25.96%) Windows Server 2003
5 47 (15.06%) Windows 7
6 20 (6.41%) Windows 8
7 16 (5.13%) Windows XP
8 14 (4.49%) Android
9 4 (1.28%) Windows Mobile
10 3 (0.96%) Linux
11 2 (0.64%) Debian
11 2 (0.64%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.32%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.32%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.32%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.32%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (22.12%) Migration
2 50 (16.03%) ITIL
3 29 (9.29%) Disaster Recovery
4 18 (5.77%) CRM
4 18 (5.77%) Change Management
5 17 (5.45%) Service Management
6 16 (5.13%) ITSM
7 15 (4.81%) Project Management
8 13 (4.17%) Root Cause Analysis
8 13 (4.17%) Problem Management
9 11 (3.53%) Enterprise Architecture
9 11 (3.53%) SOA
10 9 (2.88%) Mobile Device Management
10 9 (2.88%) Business Analysis
10 9 (2.88%) MVC
10 9 (2.88%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (2.56%) Configuration Management
11 8 (2.56%) Email Migration
11 8 (2.56%) Kalman Filter
12 7 (2.24%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 58 (18.59%) PowerShell
2 53 (16.99%) SQL
3 11 (3.53%) C#
4 5 (1.60%) Shell Script
4 5 (1.60%) VB.NET
5 2 (0.64%) PHP
5 2 (0.64%) ABAP
5 2 (0.64%) VBA
5 2 (0.64%) VB
5 2 (0.64%) Delphi
5 2 (0.64%) Java
6 1 (0.32%) Perl
Qualifications
1 58 (18.59%) Microsoft Certification
2 50 (16.03%) MCSE
3 42 (13.46%) Security Cleared
4 23 (7.37%) SC Cleared
5 20 (6.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 17 (5.45%) MCITP
7 16 (5.13%) Degree
8 14 (4.49%) DV Cleared
9 9 (2.88%) CCNA
9 9 (2.88%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (2.56%) MCP
11 5 (1.60%) MCTS
11 5 (1.60%) CCNP
12 4 (1.28%) CCA
12 4 (1.28%) Citrix Certification
12 4 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 3 (0.96%) VCP5
13 3 (0.96%) ITIL Certification
14 2 (0.64%) MCSD
14 2 (0.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.13%) SLA
2 13 (4.17%) QA
3 4 (1.28%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.96%) BS7799
4 3 (0.96%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 171 (54.81%) Active Directory
2 57 (18.27%) Hyper-V
3 45 (14.42%) VMware Infrastructure
4 32 (10.26%) vSphere
5 31 (9.94%) XenApp
6 24 (7.69%) XenDesktop
7 22 (7.05%) VMware ESX
8 9 (2.88%) VMware Server
9 5 (1.60%) XenServer
9 5 (1.60%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 4 (1.28%) Terminal Services
10 4 (1.28%) Microsoft App-V
10 4 (1.28%) DFS Replication
10 4 (1.28%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (1.28%) UAG
11 3 (0.96%) Brightmail
12 1 (0.32%) BlackBerry Internet Service
Systems Management
1 32 (10.26%) SCCM
1 32 (10.26%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 29 (9.29%) SCOM
3 20 (6.41%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 15 (4.81%) Backup Exec
5 11 (3.53%) NetBackup
6 9 (2.88%) ARCserve
7 8 (2.56%) McAfee ePO
8 7 (2.24%) HP SIM
8 7 (2.24%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 6 (1.92%) Norton AntiVirus
10 5 (1.60%) MOM
10 5 (1.60%) MIMEsweeper
11 4 (1.28%) WSUS
12 1 (0.32%) Cisco UCCE
12 1 (0.32%) SCVMM
12 1 (0.32%) SCOrch
12 1 (0.32%) SCSM
12 1 (0.32%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 197 (63.14%) Microsoft
2 106 (33.97%) VMware
3 74 (23.72%) Citrix
4 55 (17.63%) Symantec
5 41 (13.14%) Cisco
6 33 (10.58%) NetApp
7 30 (9.62%) HP
8 16 (5.13%) Dell
9 15 (4.81%) IronPort
10 12 (3.85%) McAfee
10 12 (3.85%) Lotus
11 10 (3.21%) 3PAR
12 9 (2.88%) F5
12 9 (2.88%) Veeam
12 9 (2.88%) MobileIron
12 9 (2.88%) CheckPoint
12 9 (2.88%) EMC
13 8 (2.56%) Juniper
13 8 (2.56%) WatchGuard
14 7 (2.24%) Postini
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