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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server 2013
Rank 438 495 -
Rank change year-on-year
+57 -
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2013 119 27 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.23% 0.063% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.35% 0.36% -
Number of daily rates quoted 59 15 0
Average daily rate £332 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.22% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £415 -
% change year-on-year
-15.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 0
Average hourly rate £21.50 £32.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.84% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £32.50 -
% change year-on-year
-35.38% -
Application Platforms Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
8844 7556 9097
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 17.22% 17.50% 16.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 5463 4337 5046
Average daily rate £375 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £520 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 301 391 415
Average hourly rate £18.10 £20.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.50% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.09 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
Exchange Server 2013
UK

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
South East +32 49 £400 +42.85% 13
London -15 39 £275 -38.88% 38
South West -6 19 £363 - 12
East of England -27 5 £255 - 5
East Midlands -11 3 - - 3
North West - 3 £342 - 16
West Midlands - 1 - - 4
Midlands - - - -
North East - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - - 6
Exchange Server 2013
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Exchange Server 2013
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 168 (83.17%) MS Exchange
2 136 (67.33%) Microsoft
3 110 (54.46%) Exchange Server 2010
4 107 (52.97%) Windows
5 89 (44.06%) Migration
6 75 (37.13%) Active Directory
7 61 (30.20%) Lync
8 58 (28.71%) Exchange Server 2007
9 57 (28.22%) VMware
10 52 (25.74%) Windows Server 2008
10 52 (25.74%) Hyper-V
11 44 (21.78%) Windows Server 2012
12 42 (20.79%) Citrix
13 41 (20.30%) SAN
14 40 (19.80%) Cisco
15 39 (19.31%) Finance
16 37 (18.32%) Office 365
17 36 (17.82%) SCOM
18 34 (16.83%) SharePoint
19 33 (16.34%) VMware Infrastructure
19 33 (16.34%) Exchange Server 2003
20 32 (15.84%) MS Excel
21 30 (14.85%) Microsoft Certification
22 29 (14.36%) PowerShell
23 28 (13.86%) SCCM
24 26 (12.87%) Windows 7
24 26 (12.87%) ITIL
25 25 (12.38%) MCSE
25 25 (12.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
26 22 (10.89%) Blackberry

Exchange Server 2013
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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
1 168 (83.17%) MS Exchange
2 110 (54.46%) Exchange Server 2010
3 61 (30.20%) Lync
4 58 (28.71%) Exchange Server 2007
5 34 (16.83%) SharePoint
6 33 (16.34%) Exchange Server 2003
7 25 (12.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 14 (6.93%) IBM Notes
8 14 (6.93%) Lotus Domino
9 12 (5.94%) SharePoint 2013
10 9 (4.46%) Office Communications Server
11 8 (3.96%) IIS
12 6 (2.97%) SAS
13 4 (1.98%) Exchange Server 5.5
13 4 (1.98%) Zimbra
14 3 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2000
15 2 (0.99%) SharePoint Server
15 2 (0.99%) Node.js
Applications
1 32 (15.84%) MS Excel
2 20 (9.90%) MS Office
3 2 (0.99%) MS Project
3 2 (0.99%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.98%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 37 (18.32%) Office 365
2 3 (1.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (20.30%) SAN
2 15 (7.43%) DNS
3 14 (6.93%) Firewall
4 11 (5.45%) WAN
5 10 (4.95%) Internet
6 8 (3.96%) Cisco ASA
7 7 (3.47%) DHCP
8 6 (2.97%) TCP/IP
8 6 (2.97%) NAS
8 6 (2.97%) iSCSI
8 6 (2.97%) NetScaler
9 5 (2.48%) VPN
10 3 (1.49%) SMTP
10 3 (1.49%) Unified Communications
11 2 (0.99%) Fibre Channel
11 2 (0.99%) Network Security
11 2 (0.99%) LAN
11 2 (0.99%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (0.99%) IP Telephony
12 1 (0.50%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (10.89%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.46%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (2.97%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (1.49%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (0.99%) Relational Database
General
1 39 (19.31%) Finance
2 14 (6.93%) Legal
3 12 (5.94%) Law
4 11 (5.45%) Telecoms
5 8 (3.96%) Local Government
6 6 (2.97%) Banking
6 6 (2.97%) Retail
7 4 (1.98%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.50%) Advertising
8 1 (0.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 33 (16.34%) Consultant
2 30 (14.85%) Architect
3 15 (7.43%) Project Manager
3 15 (7.43%) Analyst
4 13 (6.44%) Support Engineer
4 13 (6.44%) Server Engineer
4 13 (6.44%) Exchange Consultant
5 12 (5.94%) Messaging Engineer
6 11 (5.45%) Systems Engineer
7 10 (4.95%) Exchange Engineer
8 8 (3.96%) Technical Manager
8 8 (3.96%) Network Engineer
8 8 (3.96%) Technical Project Manager
8 8 (3.96%) Technical Architect
8 8 (3.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 7 (3.47%) Migration Engineer
10 6 (2.97%) Senior Network Engineer
10 6 (2.97%) Messaging Consultant
10 6 (2.97%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
11 5 (2.48%) Messaging Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.46%) XMPP
2 2 (0.99%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 2 (0.99%) MSMQ
3 1 (0.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 22 (10.89%) Blackberry
2 14 (6.93%) Clustering
3 8 (3.96%) EqualLogic
4 4 (1.98%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (1.98%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.49%) Wiki
5 3 (1.49%) Hedge funds
6 2 (0.99%) Replication
6 2 (0.99%) NHS
7 1 (0.50%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.50%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 107 (52.97%) Windows
2 52 (25.74%) Windows Server 2008
3 44 (21.78%) Windows Server 2012
4 26 (12.87%) Windows 7
5 18 (8.91%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (2.97%) Windows 2000 Server
7 5 (2.48%) Windows XP
8 3 (1.49%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.99%) Windows 2000
9 2 (0.99%) Android
10 1 (0.50%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.50%) Linux
10 1 (0.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (44.06%) Migration
2 26 (12.87%) ITIL
3 17 (8.42%) Project Management
4 14 (6.93%) PRINCE2
5 12 (5.94%) Budget Control
6 10 (4.95%) Change Management
7 8 (3.96%) Data Protection
7 8 (3.96%) Mobile Device Management
8 7 (3.47%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (3.47%) Workflow
8 7 (3.47%) Network Design
9 6 (2.97%) Problem Management
9 6 (2.97%) TOGAF
10 5 (2.48%) Load Balancing
10 5 (2.48%) Infrastructure Management
10 5 (2.48%) Software Testing
10 5 (2.48%) Incident Management
10 5 (2.48%) Project Planning
10 5 (2.48%) Security Management
11 4 (1.98%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 29 (14.36%) PowerShell
2 18 (8.91%) SQL
3 6 (2.97%) LotusScript
4 2 (0.99%) VBScript
4 2 (0.99%) C#
5 1 (0.50%) C
5 1 (0.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 30 (14.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (12.38%) MCSE
3 22 (10.89%) Security Cleared
4 15 (7.43%) MCITP
5 13 (6.44%) SC Cleared
6 12 (5.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 12 (5.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 11 (5.45%) MCP
8 6 (2.97%) DV Cleared
9 5 (2.48%) Citrix Certification
10 4 (1.98%) CCA
10 4 (1.98%) MCSA
11 3 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (1.49%) VCDX
12 2 (0.99%) CCNA
13 1 (0.50%) ISEB
13 1 (0.50%) MCT
13 1 (0.50%) CCNP
13 1 (0.50%) MCTS
13 1 (0.50%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.45%) QA
2 6 (2.97%) SLA
3 1 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 75 (37.13%) Active Directory
2 52 (25.74%) Hyper-V
3 33 (16.34%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (5.94%) VMware ESX
5 11 (5.45%) XenDesktop
6 9 (4.46%) vSphere
6 9 (4.46%) XenApp
7 7 (3.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 5 (2.48%) VMware Server
8 5 (2.48%) UAG
9 4 (1.98%) NFS
10 3 (1.49%) Terminal Services
11 2 (0.99%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.50%) KVM
12 1 (0.50%) XenServer
12 1 (0.50%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.50%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 36 (17.82%) SCOM
2 28 (13.86%) SCCM
3 11 (5.45%) SCOrch
4 8 (3.96%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 5 (2.48%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 5 (2.48%) SCSM
6 4 (1.98%) ARCserve
6 4 (1.98%) Backup Exec
7 3 (1.49%) WSUS
7 3 (1.49%) EMC NetWorker
7 3 (1.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 3 (1.49%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.99%) Windows Intune
8 2 (0.99%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.99%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (0.99%) SCDPM
9 1 (0.50%) XenMobile
9 1 (0.50%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 1 (0.50%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 136 (67.33%) Microsoft
2 57 (28.22%) VMware
3 42 (20.79%) Citrix
4 40 (19.80%) Cisco
5 20 (9.90%) Lotus
6 14 (6.93%) Dell
7 13 (6.44%) Symantec
7 13 (6.44%) RightFax
8 12 (5.94%) MobileIron
9 11 (5.45%) HP
10 10 (4.95%) NetApp
11 9 (4.46%) SonicWALL
12 7 (3.47%) WatchGuard
12 7 (3.47%) Juniper
12 7 (3.47%) EMC
13 6 (2.97%) Nimsoft
13 6 (2.97%) 3PAR
13 6 (2.97%) Veeam
14 5 (2.48%) IronPort
15 4 (1.98%) McAfee
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