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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server 2013
Rank 358 421 517
Rank change year-on-year
+63 +96
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2013 255 151 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.49% 0.31% 0.084%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.67% 1.69% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 103 27
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£325 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +15.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £311 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-11.07% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 1
Average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
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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
9558 8949 8019
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.55% 18.13% 17.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 6236 5396 4654
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £513 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 279 370 403
Average hourly rate £21.15 £18.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.47% -16.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.75 £35.80 £39.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+26.47% -10.52%

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 July 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 July 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 +25 94 £363 -9.37% 39
South East +16 61 £363 +3.57% 18
North West +7 34 £225 -18.09% 7
South West +7 30 £300 -4.76% 12
Yorkshire -16 13 £306 +1.23% 9
East of England -10 10 £306 -31.94% 6
West Midlands +7 7 £323 +69.73% 3
North East - 4 £263 - 1
East Midlands -1 3 £238 -32.14% 2
Midlands - 2 - -
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Exchange Server 2013
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 345 (81.56%) MS Exchange
2 329 (77.78%) Windows
3 291 (68.79%) Active Directory
4 259 (61.23%) Exchange Server 2010
5 213 (50.35%) Microsoft
6 206 (48.70%) Windows Server 2012
7 201 (47.52%) Windows Server 2008
8 191 (45.15%) VMware
9 121 (28.61%) DNS
10 114 (26.95%) Exchange Server 2007
11 113 (26.71%) Lync
12 111 (26.24%) Migration
13 107 (25.30%) Citrix
14 106 (25.06%) Office 365
15 96 (22.70%) ITIL
16 92 (21.75%) Microsoft Certification
17 89 (21.04%) VMware Infrastructure
18 86 (20.33%) Hyper-V
19 80 (18.91%) DHCP
20 79 (18.68%) MCSE
21 78 (18.44%) Windows Server 2003
22 76 (17.97%) Windows 7
23 75 (17.73%) MS Excel
24 72 (17.02%) SCCM
25 69 (16.31%) Firewall
26 67 (15.84%) XenApp
27 65 (15.37%) PowerShell
28 64 (15.13%) vSphere
29 63 (14.89%) SharePoint
30 60 (14.18%) SAN

Exchange Server 2013
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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
1 345 (81.56%) MS Exchange
2 259 (61.23%) Exchange Server 2010
3 114 (26.95%) Exchange Server 2007
4 113 (26.71%) Lync
5 63 (14.89%) SharePoint
6 25 (5.91%) IIS
7 24 (5.67%) Exchange Server 2003
8 23 (5.44%) SharePoint 2013
9 21 (4.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 18 (4.26%) IBM Notes
11 11 (2.60%) Office Communications Server
11 11 (2.60%) SharePoint 2010
12 10 (2.36%) SharePoint Server
13 8 (1.89%) Lotus Domino
14 7 (1.65%) BizTalk Server
15 4 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2000
16 2 (0.47%) Apache
17 1 (0.24%) Node.js
Applications
1 75 (17.73%) MS Excel
2 47 (11.11%) MS Office
3 1 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (1.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.24%) Line 500
3 1 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 106 (25.06%) Office 365
2 20 (4.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.18%) PaaS
3 5 (1.18%) IaaS
4 3 (0.71%) Mimecast
5 2 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.47%) Symantec.cloud
6 1 (0.24%) Yammer
6 1 (0.24%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.24%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 121 (28.61%) DNS
2 80 (18.91%) DHCP
3 69 (16.31%) Firewall
4 60 (14.18%) SAN
5 47 (11.11%) LAN
6 46 (10.87%) WAN
7 34 (8.04%) TCP/IP
8 30 (7.09%) VPN
9 24 (5.67%) VLAN
10 19 (4.49%) NAS
11 14 (3.31%) Cisco ASA
11 14 (3.31%) MPLS
12 10 (2.36%) Cisco IOS
12 10 (2.36%) VoIP
13 9 (2.13%) SMTP
13 9 (2.13%) Internet
13 9 (2.13%) NetScaler
14 8 (1.89%) IP Telephony
14 8 (1.89%) Wi-Fi
15 7 (1.65%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 20 (4.73%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (3.31%) SQL Server 2005
4 13 (3.07%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (0.71%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (0.47%) MySQL
7 1 (0.24%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.24%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.24%) Visual Studio
General
1 22 (5.20%) Finance
2 10 (2.36%) Advertising
3 9 (2.13%) Retail
4 8 (1.89%) Electronics
4 8 (1.89%) Telecoms
5 7 (1.65%) Manufacturing
6 6 (1.42%) Marketing
7 4 (0.95%) Banking
7 4 (0.95%) Legal
8 3 (0.71%) Back Office
8 3 (0.71%) Law
9 1 (0.24%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 69 (16.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 54 (12.77%) Support Engineer
3 53 (12.53%) 3rd Line Support
4 42 (9.93%) Architect
4 42 (9.93%) Analyst
5 29 (6.86%) Consultant
6 28 (6.62%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 27 (6.38%) Infrastructure Architect
8 24 (5.67%) Exchange Engineer
9 23 (5.44%) Administrator
10 19 (4.49%) Systems Engineer
11 18 (4.26%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 17 (4.02%) Support Analyst
13 16 (3.78%) Exchange Consultant
14 15 (3.55%) Messaging Engineer
14 15 (3.55%) Migration Engineer
15 14 (3.31%) 2nd Line Support
15 14 (3.31%) Systems Administrator
15 14 (3.31%) Desktop Support
16 10 (2.36%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.18%) Web Services
2 3 (0.71%) XMPP
3 2 (0.47%) .NET
4 1 (0.24%) HTML
4 1 (0.24%) MSMQ
4 1 (0.24%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 43 (10.17%) Blackberry
2 23 (5.44%) Data Centre
3 21 (4.96%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (4.49%) Clustering
5 16 (3.78%) PKI
6 12 (2.84%) User Experience
7 11 (2.60%) iPhone
8 10 (2.36%) Fat Client
8 10 (2.36%) Thin Client
9 7 (1.65%) Computer Science
9 7 (1.65%) Management Information System
10 6 (1.42%) Client/Server
10 6 (1.42%) Smartphone
11 5 (1.18%) DTV
11 5 (1.18%) CLARiiON
11 5 (1.18%) Video Conferencing
11 5 (1.18%) iPad
12 4 (0.95%) NHS
13 3 (0.71%) Replication
13 3 (0.71%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 329 (77.78%) Windows
2 206 (48.70%) Windows Server 2012
3 201 (47.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 78 (18.44%) Windows Server 2003
5 76 (17.97%) Windows 7
6 37 (8.75%) Windows 8
7 27 (6.38%) Linux
8 22 (5.20%) Windows XP
9 16 (3.78%) Android
10 9 (2.13%) Apple iOS
10 9 (2.13%) Windows Vista
11 5 (1.18%) UNIX
11 5 (1.18%) Debian
12 4 (0.95%) Windows 2000
12 4 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (0.71%) Mac OS
13 3 (0.71%) BlackBerry OS
13 3 (0.71%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.24%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (26.24%) Migration
2 96 (22.70%) ITIL
3 23 (5.44%) Change Management
4 20 (4.73%) Disaster Recovery
5 14 (3.31%) CRM
6 12 (2.84%) Project Management
6 12 (2.84%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (2.84%) Data Analysis
6 12 (2.84%) Data Protection
6 12 (2.84%) Kalman Filter
7 10 (2.36%) Service Management
8 9 (2.13%) Information Security
8 9 (2.13%) Root Cause Analysis
9 8 (1.89%) Load Balancing
9 8 (1.89%) Problem Management
9 8 (1.89%) Patch Management
10 7 (1.65%) Time Management
10 7 (1.65%) Capacity Planning
10 7 (1.65%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (1.42%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 65 (15.37%) PowerShell
2 56 (13.24%) SQL
3 12 (2.84%) VBScript
4 7 (1.65%) C
5 5 (1.18%) VB
6 1 (0.24%) C#
6 1 (0.24%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 92 (21.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 79 (18.68%) MCSE
3 50 (11.82%) Security Cleared
4 30 (7.09%) SC Cleared
5 23 (5.44%) MCITP
5 23 (5.44%) Cisco Certification
6 19 (4.49%) CCNA
7 16 (3.78%) MCSA
7 16 (3.78%) MCTS
8 14 (3.31%) DV Cleared
9 13 (3.07%) Degree
10 12 (2.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 10 (2.36%) CCNP
11 10 (2.36%) MCP
12 5 (1.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 4 (0.95%) HND
13 4 (0.95%) Citrix Certification
14 3 (0.71%) CCA
14 3 (0.71%) HNC
14 3 (0.71%) Microsoft Certified Master
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (4.73%) SLA
2 4 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.71%) QA
4 2 (0.47%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.24%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 291 (68.79%) Active Directory
2 89 (21.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 86 (20.33%) Hyper-V
4 67 (15.84%) XenApp
5 64 (15.13%) vSphere
6 38 (8.98%) XenDesktop
7 28 (6.62%) VMware ESXi
8 18 (4.26%) VMware ESX
9 17 (4.02%) Microsoft App-V
10 14 (3.31%) DFS Replication
11 9 (2.13%) XenServer
11 9 (2.13%) Forefront TMG
12 6 (1.42%) VMware Server
13 4 (0.95%) ISA Server
14 3 (0.71%) Samba
14 3 (0.71%) Terminal Services
14 3 (0.71%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 2 (0.47%) Postfix
15 2 (0.47%) Xen
15 2 (0.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 72 (17.02%) SCCM
2 25 (5.91%) SCOM
3 17 (4.02%) Backup Exec
4 14 (3.31%) NetBackup
5 13 (3.07%) AirWatch
6 12 (2.84%) WSUS
7 11 (2.60%) SCVMM
7 11 (2.60%) SolarWinds Orion
7 11 (2.60%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 8 (1.89%) SCDPM
9 7 (1.65%) Norton AntiVirus
10 6 (1.42%) Tivoli
10 6 (1.42%) ARCserve
10 6 (1.42%) SCOrch
10 6 (1.42%) SCSM
11 5 (1.18%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 4 (0.95%) Foglight
12 4 (0.95%) XenMobile
13 3 (0.71%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 2 (0.47%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 213 (50.35%) Microsoft
2 191 (45.15%) VMware
3 107 (25.30%) Citrix
4 58 (13.71%) Cisco
5 42 (9.93%) HP
6 34 (8.04%) Symantec
7 24 (5.67%) Intel
8 21 (4.96%) Lotus
9 20 (4.73%) EMC
10 19 (4.49%) Dell
10 19 (4.49%) SolarWinds
10 19 (4.49%) 3PAR
11 17 (4.02%) CheckPoint
12 15 (3.55%) Veeam
13 14 (3.31%) F5
14 13 (3.07%) Oracle
14 13 (3.07%) NetApp
15 12 (2.84%) Altiris
15 12 (2.84%) ProCurve
16 10 (2.36%) ArcSight
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