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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server 2013
Rank 389 442 533
Rank change year-on-year
+53 +91
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2013 206 117 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.41% 0.25% 0.002%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.23% 1.38% 0.012%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 68 1
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£410 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 £31.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £31.00 -
% change year-on-year
-11.29% -
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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
9220 8494 8145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.28% 17.99% 18.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 6064 5292 4677
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £515 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 313 363 424
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.15 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.61% -9.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.45 £11.39 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £36.07 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.24 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+10.22% -9.27%

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 December 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 December 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 +54 92 £400 +6.66% 43
South East -22 43 £438 +16.66% 16
Yorkshire +6 18 £250 +11.11% 6
East of England -4 17 £300 +0.84% 11
South West -11 15 £545 +25.28% 30
North West -4 11 £351 +12.16% 8
East Midlands +9 10 £500 +72.41% 5
West Midlands - 2 £425 - 11
North East - - - - 2
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Exchange Server 2013
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 304 (79.17%) MS Exchange
2 264 (68.75%) Active Directory
3 254 (66.15%) Microsoft
4 247 (64.32%) Windows
5 241 (62.76%) Exchange Server 2010
6 175 (45.57%) VMware
7 160 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 159 (41.41%) Windows Server 2008
9 137 (35.68%) Lync
10 135 (35.16%) Exchange Server 2007
11 126 (32.81%) Windows Server 2003
12 106 (27.60%) VMware Infrastructure
13 103 (26.82%) Hyper-V
14 97 (25.26%) Migration
15 89 (23.18%) SharePoint
16 86 (22.40%) Citrix
17 80 (20.83%) Microsoft Certification
18 78 (20.31%) Office 365
19 76 (19.79%) SQL
20 69 (17.97%) PowerShell
21 67 (17.45%) Exchange Server 2003
21 67 (17.45%) ITIL
22 65 (16.93%) SAN
23 64 (16.67%) MCSE
24 62 (16.15%) Symantec
24 62 (16.15%) Clustering
25 59 (15.36%) MS Excel
26 57 (14.84%) Finance
27 56 (14.58%) SCCM
28 54 (14.06%) Disaster Recovery

Exchange Server 2013
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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
1 304 (79.17%) MS Exchange
2 241 (62.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 137 (35.68%) Lync
4 135 (35.16%) Exchange Server 2007
5 89 (23.18%) SharePoint
6 67 (17.45%) Exchange Server 2003
7 50 (13.02%) SharePoint 2010
8 44 (11.46%) SharePoint 2013
9 41 (10.68%) BizTalk Server
10 34 (8.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 22 (5.73%) Office Communications Server
12 20 (5.21%) IIS
13 13 (3.39%) IBM Notes
13 13 (3.39%) Lotus Domino
14 9 (2.34%) SharePoint Server
15 2 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2000
16 1 (0.26%) CICS
16 1 (0.26%) Apache
16 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 5.5
Applications
1 59 (15.36%) MS Excel
2 16 (4.17%) MS Office
3 4 (1.04%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.78%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.52%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 39 (10.16%) Dynamics CRM
1 39 (10.16%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.52%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 78 (20.31%) Office 365
2 45 (11.72%) Cloud Computing
3 16 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (1.04%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.78%) Google Apps
6 2 (0.52%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 65 (16.93%) SAN
2 51 (13.28%) DNS
3 48 (12.50%) Firewall
4 38 (9.90%) DHCP
5 30 (7.81%) NAS
6 21 (5.47%) VLAN
7 20 (5.21%) LAN
7 20 (5.21%) WAN
8 18 (4.69%) Internet
9 17 (4.43%) Unified Communications
10 16 (4.17%) VPN
11 15 (3.91%) TCP/IP
11 15 (3.91%) NetScaler
12 9 (2.34%) VoIP
12 9 (2.34%) SMTP
13 8 (2.08%) LDAP
13 8 (2.08%) DMZ
14 7 (1.82%) MPLS
14 7 (1.82%) Kerberos
14 7 (1.82%) S/MIME
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 38 (9.90%) SQL Server 2008
2 38 (9.90%) SQL Server 2012
3 26 (6.77%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (0.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (0.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (0.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.52%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.26%) Ingres
6 1 (0.26%) DB2
6 1 (0.26%) MySQL
6 1 (0.26%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.26%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.26%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.26%) IDMS
Development Applications
1 5 (1.30%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.26%) Eclipse
General
1 57 (14.84%) Finance
2 15 (3.91%) Banking
2 15 (3.91%) Advertising
3 12 (3.13%) Legal
4 11 (2.86%) Marketing
5 9 (2.34%) Telecoms
6 7 (1.82%) Retail
7 6 (1.56%) Financial Institution
7 6 (1.56%) Law
7 6 (1.56%) Investment Banking
8 5 (1.30%) Military
9 4 (1.04%) Publishing
10 2 (0.52%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.26%) Automotive
11 1 (0.26%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 66 (17.19%) Architect
2 60 (15.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 53 (13.80%) Consultant
4 39 (10.16%) Analyst
5 35 (9.11%) Administrator
6 33 (8.59%) Support Engineer
7 31 (8.07%) Technical Architect
8 29 (7.55%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 23 (5.99%) Exchange Engineer
10 19 (4.95%) Systems Engineer
10 19 (4.95%) Systems Administrator
10 19 (4.95%) Exchange Consultant
11 17 (4.43%) Messaging Engineer
12 16 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support
12 16 (4.17%) Server Engineer
13 15 (3.91%) Infrastructure Architect
14 13 (3.39%) Microsoft Consultant
15 11 (2.86%) Project Manager
16 10 (2.60%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
16 10 (2.60%) Senior Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (9.11%) .NET
2 34 (8.85%) Application Packaging
3 7 (1.82%) Middleware
4 6 (1.56%) .NET Framework
5 3 (0.78%) Web Services
6 1 (0.26%) LAMP
6 1 (0.26%) MAPI
6 1 (0.26%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.26%) JSP
6 1 (0.26%) HTML
6 1 (0.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 62 (16.15%) Clustering
2 41 (10.68%) Blackberry
3 16 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (4.17%) Replication
4 6 (1.56%) Fat Client
4 6 (1.56%) Reference Data
4 6 (1.56%) Data Integration
4 6 (1.56%) Thin Client
5 5 (1.30%) Management Information System
6 3 (0.78%) CLARiiON
6 3 (0.78%) Life Science
7 2 (0.52%) Blog
7 2 (0.52%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.52%) Hedge funds
7 2 (0.52%) Visualisation
7 2 (0.52%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.52%) FlexPod
7 2 (0.52%) NHS
8 1 (0.26%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.26%) IBM XIV
Operating Systems
1 247 (64.32%) Windows
2 160 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 159 (41.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 126 (32.81%) Windows Server 2003
5 38 (9.90%) Windows 7
6 25 (6.51%) Windows XP
7 18 (4.69%) Linux
8 15 (3.91%) Windows 8
9 11 (2.86%) Android
10 6 (1.56%) Windows Vista
11 4 (1.04%) Windows Mobile
11 4 (1.04%) CentOS
11 4 (1.04%) VMS
12 3 (0.78%) MVS
12 3 (0.78%) UNIX
12 3 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.52%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.52%) Windows 2000
13 2 (0.52%) Debian
14 1 (0.26%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (25.26%) Migration
2 67 (17.45%) ITIL
3 54 (14.06%) Disaster Recovery
4 41 (10.68%) CRM
5 22 (5.73%) Change Management
6 20 (5.21%) Enterprise Architecture
7 18 (4.69%) SOA
8 17 (4.43%) Service Management
9 15 (3.91%) Configuration Management
10 14 (3.65%) Project Management
11 13 (3.39%) Email Migration
12 11 (2.86%) Kalman Filter
13 10 (2.60%) Problem Management
13 10 (2.60%) Data Architecture
13 10 (2.60%) Stakeholder Management
14 8 (2.08%) Root Cause Analysis
14 8 (2.08%) ITSM
14 8 (2.08%) Asset Management
15 7 (1.82%) PRINCE2
15 7 (1.82%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 76 (19.79%) SQL
2 69 (17.97%) PowerShell
3 5 (1.30%) Shell Script
3 5 (1.30%) VBScript
4 3 (0.78%) VB.NET
4 3 (0.78%) C#
5 2 (0.52%) Perl
6 1 (0.26%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 80 (20.83%) Microsoft Certification
2 64 (16.67%) MCSE
3 40 (10.42%) Security Cleared
4 20 (5.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 19 (4.95%) SC Cleared
6 17 (4.43%) MCTS
7 15 (3.91%) Degree
7 15 (3.91%) MCITP
8 14 (3.65%) Cisco Certification
9 13 (3.39%) CCNA
10 12 (3.13%) DV Cleared
10 12 (3.13%) Citrix Certification
11 10 (2.60%) CCEA
11 10 (2.60%) CCA
12 9 (2.34%) MCP
13 8 (2.08%) MCSA
14 7 (1.82%) CCIA
14 7 (1.82%) VCP5
15 5 (1.30%) CCNP
16 4 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.43%) SLA
2 3 (0.78%) BS7799
2 3 (0.78%) ISO 9001
2 3 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.26%) P3O
3 1 (0.26%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.26%) QA
System Software
1 264 (68.75%) Active Directory
2 106 (27.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 103 (26.82%) Hyper-V
4 46 (11.98%) vSphere
5 44 (11.46%) XenApp
6 33 (8.59%) VMware ESX
7 27 (7.03%) XenDesktop
8 16 (4.17%) XenServer
9 8 (2.08%) VMware Server
9 8 (2.08%) DFS Replication
10 7 (1.82%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 6 (1.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 6 (1.56%) Microsoft App-V
12 4 (1.04%) VMware ESXi
13 3 (0.78%) UAG
13 3 (0.78%) Xen
14 2 (0.52%) Postfix
14 2 (0.52%) Firmware
14 2 (0.52%) VMware Workstation
15 1 (0.26%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 56 (14.58%) SCCM
2 41 (10.68%) SCOM
3 26 (6.77%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 21 (5.47%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 20 (5.21%) NetBackup
6 10 (2.60%) HP SIM
7 8 (2.08%) McAfee ePO
8 7 (1.82%) ARCserve
9 6 (1.56%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 6 (1.56%) Backup Exec
10 5 (1.30%) Norton AntiVirus
10 5 (1.30%) MOM
10 5 (1.30%) MIMEsweeper
10 5 (1.30%) WSUS
11 3 (0.78%) Foglight
11 3 (0.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 3 (0.78%) SolarWinds Orion
12 2 (0.52%) WMI
12 2 (0.52%) Cisco UCCE
12 2 (0.52%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 254 (66.15%) Microsoft
2 175 (45.57%) VMware
3 86 (22.40%) Citrix
4 62 (16.15%) Symantec
5 50 (13.02%) HP
6 43 (11.20%) Cisco
7 40 (10.42%) NetApp
8 35 (9.11%) EMC
9 23 (5.99%) Lotus
10 21 (5.47%) Dell
11 19 (4.95%) IBM
12 17 (4.43%) 3PAR
13 14 (3.65%) CheckPoint
14 13 (3.39%) Veeam
15 12 (3.13%) McAfee
16 10 (2.60%) IronPort
16 10 (2.60%) Red Hat
16 10 (2.60%) Altiris
17 9 (2.34%) SolarWinds
17 9 (2.34%) Brocade
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