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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server 2013
Rank 381 428 522
Rank change year-on-year
+47 +94
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2013 244 156 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.45% 0.31% 0.11%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.35% 1.68% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 97 37
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£350 £380 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +12.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £502 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £358 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.39% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 2
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +30.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £17.70 £13.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £26.50 £21.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.50 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +13.04%
Exchange Server 2013
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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
10394 9287 8361
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 19.27% 18.44% 17.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 6746 5613 4969
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 301 398 358
Average hourly rate £22.00 £18.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.75 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -9.32%

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 31 August 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
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 31 August 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 +37 102 £350 -12.50% 44
South East -24 50 £363 +5.45% 16
South West +12 33 £338 -11.76% 21
North West -8 23 £310 +12.72% 10
West Midlands +10 15 £370 +25.42% 11
Yorkshire -27 10 £300 - 12
East of England 0 8 £300 -33.88% 7
East Midlands -8 3 £300 - 3
Midlands - 2 - -
North East - 1 - - 1
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Exchange Server 2013
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 339 (81.69%) MS Exchange
2 330 (79.52%) Windows
3 275 (66.27%) Active Directory
4 267 (64.34%) Exchange Server 2010
5 213 (51.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 211 (50.84%) Microsoft
7 208 (50.12%) Windows Server 2012
8 167 (40.24%) VMware
9 127 (30.60%) DNS
10 107 (25.78%) Exchange Server 2007
11 103 (24.82%) Migration
12 100 (24.10%) Office 365
13 97 (23.37%) Lync
13 97 (23.37%) ITIL
13 97 (23.37%) Citrix
14 93 (22.41%) Microsoft Certification
15 86 (20.72%) DHCP
16 79 (19.04%) Windows Server 2003
17 78 (18.80%) MS Excel
18 77 (18.55%) MCSE
19 73 (17.59%) Windows 7
20 70 (16.87%) SCCM
21 69 (16.63%) VMware Infrastructure
22 67 (16.14%) Firewall
22 67 (16.14%) vSphere
22 67 (16.14%) XenApp
23 64 (15.42%) PowerShell
24 61 (14.70%) Cisco
25 60 (14.46%) Hyper-V
26 54 (13.01%) MS Office

Exchange Server 2013
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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
1 339 (81.69%) MS Exchange
2 267 (64.34%) Exchange Server 2010
3 107 (25.78%) Exchange Server 2007
4 97 (23.37%) Lync
5 52 (12.53%) SharePoint
6 33 (7.95%) Exchange Server 2003
7 31 (7.47%) IIS
8 21 (5.06%) IBM Notes
9 19 (4.58%) SharePoint 2013
10 16 (3.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 11 (2.65%) SharePoint 2010
12 10 (2.41%) Lotus Domino
13 8 (1.93%) SharePoint Server
13 8 (1.93%) Office Communications Server
14 4 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2000
15 3 (0.72%) BizTalk Server
16 2 (0.48%) Apache
17 1 (0.24%) Node.js
Applications
1 78 (18.80%) MS Excel
2 54 (13.01%) MS Office
3 1 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (1.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.48%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 100 (24.10%) Office 365
2 18 (4.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.45%) PaaS
3 6 (1.45%) IaaS
4 3 (0.72%) Symantec.cloud
5 2 (0.48%) Mimecast
5 2 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.24%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.24%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 127 (30.60%) DNS
2 86 (20.72%) DHCP
3 67 (16.14%) Firewall
4 53 (12.77%) SAN
5 44 (10.60%) LAN
6 43 (10.36%) WAN
7 36 (8.67%) TCP/IP
8 28 (6.75%) VPN
9 24 (5.78%) VLAN
10 18 (4.34%) NAS
11 15 (3.61%) MPLS
12 13 (3.13%) Cisco ASA
13 10 (2.41%) Cisco IOS
13 10 (2.41%) Wi-Fi
14 9 (2.17%) OSPF
14 9 (2.17%) BGP
14 9 (2.17%) LDAP
15 8 (1.93%) VoIP
15 8 (1.93%) NetScaler
16 7 (1.69%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (12.53%) SQL Server
2 20 (4.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
4 12 (2.89%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (0.96%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (0.48%) MySQL
7 1 (0.24%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.24%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (0.48%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (4.82%) Finance
2 9 (2.17%) Telecoms
2 9 (2.17%) Retail
3 8 (1.93%) Advertising
4 7 (1.69%) Manufacturing
5 6 (1.45%) Marketing
5 6 (1.45%) Banking
5 6 (1.45%) Law
6 5 (1.20%) Electronics
7 4 (0.96%) Back Office
7 4 (0.96%) Legal
8 2 (0.48%) Local Government
9 1 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 69 (16.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 56 (13.49%) 3rd Line Support
3 55 (13.25%) Support Engineer
4 47 (11.33%) Analyst
5 43 (10.36%) Architect
6 33 (7.95%) Infrastructure Architect
7 27 (6.51%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 25 (6.02%) Consultant
9 24 (5.78%) Support Analyst
9 24 (5.78%) Exchange Engineer
10 22 (5.30%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 20 (4.82%) Administrator
11 20 (4.82%) Messaging Engineer
12 17 (4.10%) Systems Engineer
13 15 (3.61%) Desktop Support
14 14 (3.37%) Exchange Consultant
15 13 (3.13%) 2nd Line Support
16 12 (2.89%) Systems Administrator
17 11 (2.65%) Migration Engineer
18 10 (2.41%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.45%) Web Services
2 4 (0.96%) .NET
3 3 (0.72%) XMPP
4 1 (0.24%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
4 1 (0.24%) Entity Framework
4 1 (0.24%) HTML
4 1 (0.24%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 41 (9.88%) Blackberry
2 22 (5.30%) Data Centre
3 19 (4.58%) Clustering
4 15 (3.61%) PKI
4 15 (3.61%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (2.89%) User Experience
6 10 (2.41%) iPhone
7 7 (1.69%) Client/Server
7 7 (1.69%) Management Information System
8 6 (1.45%) iPad
9 5 (1.20%) CLARiiON
9 5 (1.20%) DTV
10 4 (0.96%) Computer Science
10 4 (0.96%) Smartphone
10 4 (0.96%) Private Cloud
10 4 (0.96%) Video Conferencing
11 3 (0.72%) Hybrid Cloud
11 3 (0.72%) IVR
11 3 (0.72%) Life Science
11 3 (0.72%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 330 (79.52%) Windows
2 213 (51.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 208 (50.12%) Windows Server 2012
4 79 (19.04%) Windows Server 2003
5 73 (17.59%) Windows 7
6 30 (7.23%) Windows 8
7 25 (6.02%) Linux
8 23 (5.54%) Windows XP
9 15 (3.61%) Android
10 8 (1.93%) Apple iOS
11 7 (1.69%) Windows Vista
12 6 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 5 (1.20%) UNIX
13 5 (1.20%) Debian
14 4 (0.96%) Windows 2000
15 3 (0.72%) Mac OS
15 3 (0.72%) BlackBerry OS
16 1 (0.24%) Windows Phone
16 1 (0.24%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (24.82%) Migration
2 97 (23.37%) ITIL
3 15 (3.61%) Change Management
3 15 (3.61%) Data Protection
4 12 (2.89%) Disaster Recovery
5 10 (2.41%) CRM
5 10 (2.41%) Project Management
5 10 (2.41%) Kalman Filter
6 9 (2.17%) Time Management
6 9 (2.17%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (1.93%) Information Security
7 8 (1.93%) Load Balancing
7 8 (1.93%) Problem Management
7 8 (1.93%) Server Building
8 7 (1.69%) Capacity Planning
8 7 (1.69%) Infrastructure Management
8 7 (1.69%) Data Analysis
8 7 (1.69%) Service Delivery
9 6 (1.45%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (1.45%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 64 (15.42%) PowerShell
2 50 (12.05%) SQL
3 11 (2.65%) VBScript
4 8 (1.93%) C
5 5 (1.20%) VB
6 1 (0.24%) C#
6 1 (0.24%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 93 (22.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 77 (18.55%) MCSE
3 44 (10.60%) Security Cleared
4 26 (6.27%) SC Cleared
5 21 (5.06%) MCITP
6 18 (4.34%) MCSA
6 18 (4.34%) Cisco Certification
7 16 (3.86%) DV Cleared
8 15 (3.61%) CCNA
9 14 (3.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 11 (2.65%) Degree
11 9 (2.17%) MCTS
11 9 (2.17%) MCP
12 8 (1.93%) CCNP
13 5 (1.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 4 (0.96%) HND
15 2 (0.48%) Citrix Certification
15 2 (0.48%) MCSD
15 2 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
15 2 (0.48%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (5.06%) SLA
2 5 (1.20%) QA
3 1 (0.24%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.24%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 275 (66.27%) Active Directory
2 69 (16.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 67 (16.14%) XenApp
3 67 (16.14%) vSphere
4 60 (14.46%) Hyper-V
5 36 (8.67%) XenDesktop
6 32 (7.71%) VMware ESXi
7 24 (5.78%) VMware ESX
8 18 (4.34%) Microsoft App-V
9 16 (3.86%) DFS Replication
10 9 (2.17%) Forefront TMG
11 8 (1.93%) XenServer
12 5 (1.20%) VMware Server
13 4 (0.96%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 3 (0.72%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 3 (0.72%) Terminal Services
14 3 (0.72%) ISA Server
14 3 (0.72%) Samba
15 2 (0.48%) Postfix
15 2 (0.48%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 70 (16.87%) SCCM
2 24 (5.78%) SCOM
3 19 (4.58%) Backup Exec
4 15 (3.61%) NetBackup
5 13 (3.13%) AirWatch
5 13 (3.13%) WSUS
5 13 (3.13%) SolarWinds Orion
6 12 (2.89%) SCVMM
7 9 (2.17%) SCDPM
8 8 (1.93%) Tivoli
8 8 (1.93%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 7 (1.69%) SCSM
9 7 (1.69%) SCOrch
10 6 (1.45%) ARCserve
10 6 (1.45%) Norton AntiVirus
11 5 (1.20%) Foglight
11 5 (1.20%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 3 (0.72%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 3 (0.72%) XenMobile
12 3 (0.72%) vMotion
Vendors
1 211 (50.84%) Microsoft
2 167 (40.24%) VMware
3 97 (23.37%) Citrix
4 61 (14.70%) Cisco
5 43 (10.36%) HP
6 36 (8.67%) Symantec
7 31 (7.47%) Intel
8 25 (6.02%) Lotus
9 22 (5.30%) Dell
10 21 (5.06%) SolarWinds
11 18 (4.34%) 3PAR
12 17 (4.10%) EMC
13 16 (3.86%) CheckPoint
14 15 (3.61%) F5
15 14 (3.37%) Veeam
16 13 (3.13%) ProCurve
17 12 (2.89%) NetApp
18 11 (2.65%) Oracle
18 11 (2.65%) Red Hat
18 11 (2.65%) ArcSight
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