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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server 2013
Rank 390 437 512
Rank change year-on-year
+47 +75
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2013 180 102 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.38% 0.22% 0.017%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.08% 1.24% 0.095%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 44 4
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£400 £328 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.13% -12.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £240 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £445 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £463
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -29.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 1
Average hourly rate £16.00 £22.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.88% -30.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 £16.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-32.30% -50.00%
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
8650 8223 7365
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.13% 17.67% 18.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 5371 4916 4221
Average daily rate £400 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 293 300 374
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% +2.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.93 £12.46 £11.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.05 £40.57 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-5.40% -0.96%

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 2 March 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
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 2 March 2015.

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 2 March 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 +55 91 £450 +36.36% 40
South East -3 44 £375 +23.45% 15
South West -20 15 £400 +14.28% 16
Yorkshire - 8 £338 - 8
North West -6 7 £375 +5.33% 14
East of England +11 6 £325 +140.74% 4
West Midlands +3 6 £350 - 3
East Midlands -3 5 £300 - 2
North East - - - - 1
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Exchange Server 2013
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 March 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.

1 313 (78.05%) MS Exchange
2 275 (68.58%) Active Directory
3 264 (65.84%) Microsoft
4 256 (63.84%) Windows
5 226 (56.36%) Exchange Server 2010
6 202 (50.37%) VMware
7 164 (40.90%) Windows Server 2012
8 145 (36.16%) Windows Server 2008
9 137 (34.16%) VMware Infrastructure
10 136 (33.92%) Lync
11 133 (33.17%) Hyper-V
12 124 (30.92%) Exchange Server 2007
13 114 (28.43%) Office 365
13 114 (28.43%) Migration
14 108 (26.93%) Windows Server 2003
15 104 (25.94%) SharePoint
16 95 (23.69%) Citrix
17 82 (20.45%) Microsoft Certification
18 80 (19.95%) SQL
19 71 (17.71%) SAN
20 70 (17.46%) Clustering
21 66 (16.46%) ITIL
21 66 (16.46%) MCSE
22 61 (15.21%) PowerShell
23 60 (14.96%) SCCM
24 58 (14.46%) Disaster Recovery
25 56 (13.97%) MS Excel
25 56 (13.97%) Firewall
26 55 (13.72%) Exchange Server 2003
27 54 (13.47%) SharePoint 2013

Exchange Server 2013
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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
1 313 (78.05%) MS Exchange
2 226 (56.36%) Exchange Server 2010
3 136 (33.92%) Lync
4 124 (30.92%) Exchange Server 2007
5 104 (25.94%) SharePoint
6 55 (13.72%) Exchange Server 2003
7 54 (13.47%) SharePoint 2013
8 48 (11.97%) BizTalk Server
9 46 (11.47%) SharePoint 2010
10 32 (7.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 26 (6.48%) IIS
12 23 (5.74%) Office Communications Server
13 14 (3.49%) Lotus Domino
14 8 (2.00%) IBM Notes
14 8 (2.00%) SharePoint Server
15 3 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2000
16 1 (0.25%) Apache
16 1 (0.25%) Exchange Server 5.5
Applications
1 56 (13.97%) MS Excel
2 18 (4.49%) MS Office
3 1 (0.25%) MS Project
3 1 (0.25%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.25%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 48 (11.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 39 (9.73%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 114 (28.43%) Office 365
2 43 (10.72%) Cloud Computing
3 30 (7.48%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (1.50%) IaaS
5 4 (1.00%) PaaS
6 3 (0.75%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (0.25%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.25%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 71 (17.71%) SAN
2 56 (13.97%) Firewall
3 49 (12.22%) DNS
4 36 (8.98%) LAN
4 36 (8.98%) WAN
5 33 (8.23%) DHCP
6 32 (7.98%) NAS
7 27 (6.73%) VPN
8 26 (6.48%) VLAN
9 22 (5.49%) TCP/IP
10 18 (4.49%) Internet
11 16 (3.99%) NetScaler
12 13 (3.24%) iSCSI
12 13 (3.24%) VoIP
13 12 (2.99%) LDAP
14 11 (2.74%) MPLS
14 11 (2.74%) BIG-IP
15 10 (2.49%) Unified Communications
16 8 (2.00%) SMTP
17 6 (1.50%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (9.98%) SQL Server
2 26 (6.48%) SQL Server 2008
3 25 (6.23%) SQL Server 2012
4 23 (5.74%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.25%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (0.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.25%) Eclipse
General
1 48 (11.97%) Finance
2 19 (4.74%) Advertising
3 11 (2.74%) Marketing
4 9 (2.24%) Banking
4 9 (2.24%) Legal
5 8 (2.00%) Retail
6 5 (1.25%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.00%) Investment Banking
8 3 (0.75%) Military
8 3 (0.75%) Electronics
8 3 (0.75%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.75%) Law
9 2 (0.50%) Automotive
9 2 (0.50%) Back Office
9 2 (0.50%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 76 (18.95%) Architect
2 60 (14.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 57 (14.21%) Consultant
4 37 (9.23%) Technical Architect
5 33 (8.23%) Analyst
5 33 (8.23%) Support Engineer
6 31 (7.73%) Administrator
7 27 (6.73%) Systems Engineer
8 25 (6.23%) Exchange Consultant
9 24 (5.99%) 3rd Line Support
10 22 (5.49%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 19 (4.74%) Exchange Engineer
12 16 (3.99%) Systems Administrator
12 16 (3.99%) Server Engineer
13 14 (3.49%) Infrastructure Architect
13 14 (3.49%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 12 (2.99%) Messaging Analyst
15 11 (2.74%) 2nd Line Support
16 10 (2.49%) Senior Architect
17 9 (2.24%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (9.48%) Application Packaging
2 33 (8.23%) .NET
3 5 (1.25%) Middleware
3 5 (1.25%) .NET Framework
4 4 (1.00%) Web Services
5 2 (0.50%) ASP.NET
5 2 (0.50%) JSP
5 2 (0.50%) HTML
6 1 (0.25%) LAMP
6 1 (0.25%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 70 (17.46%) Clustering
2 36 (8.98%) Blackberry
3 19 (4.74%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (3.74%) Replication
5 11 (2.74%) Thin Client
5 11 (2.74%) Fat Client
6 10 (2.49%) Hedge funds
7 6 (1.50%) Computer Science
7 6 (1.50%) Reference Data
7 6 (1.50%) Data Integration
8 5 (1.25%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.00%) NHS
9 4 (1.00%) PKI
10 2 (0.50%) Smartphone
10 2 (0.50%) Life Science
10 2 (0.50%) iPhone
10 2 (0.50%) Visualisation
10 2 (0.50%) Video Conferencing
10 2 (0.50%) FlexPod
11 1 (0.25%) IBM XIV
Operating Systems
1 256 (63.84%) Windows
2 164 (40.90%) Windows Server 2012
3 145 (36.16%) Windows Server 2008
4 108 (26.93%) Windows Server 2003
5 46 (11.47%) Windows 7
6 29 (7.23%) Linux
7 21 (5.24%) Windows XP
8 19 (4.74%) Windows 8
9 9 (2.24%) Windows Vista
10 7 (1.75%) Android
11 4 (1.00%) CentOS
11 4 (1.00%) UNIX
11 4 (1.00%) VMS
12 3 (0.75%) Mac OS X
12 3 (0.75%) MVS
12 3 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.50%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.25%) Debian
14 1 (0.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (28.43%) Migration
2 66 (16.46%) ITIL
3 58 (14.46%) Disaster Recovery
4 51 (12.72%) CRM
5 28 (6.98%) Change Management
6 22 (5.49%) Configuration Management
7 18 (4.49%) SOA
7 18 (4.49%) Enterprise Architecture
8 13 (3.24%) Root Cause Analysis
9 12 (2.99%) Service Management
10 11 (2.74%) Stakeholder Management
10 11 (2.74%) Kalman Filter
11 10 (2.49%) Email Migration
11 10 (2.49%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (2.49%) Asset Management
12 9 (2.24%) Project Management
12 9 (2.24%) Technical Architecture
13 8 (2.00%) Performance Tuning
13 8 (2.00%) Data Architecture
13 8 (2.00%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 80 (19.95%) SQL
2 61 (15.21%) PowerShell
3 11 (2.74%) VBScript
4 2 (0.50%) Shell Script
4 2 (0.50%) C
4 2 (0.50%) JavaScript
4 2 (0.50%) Perl
5 1 (0.25%) C#
5 1 (0.25%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 82 (20.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 66 (16.46%) MCSE
3 51 (12.72%) Security Cleared
4 32 (7.98%) SC Cleared
5 22 (5.49%) Cisco Certification
6 21 (5.24%) MCTS
7 20 (4.99%) CCNA
8 18 (4.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 17 (4.24%) MCITP
10 15 (3.74%) Citrix Certification
11 13 (3.24%) CCEA
11 13 (3.24%) CCA
12 12 (2.99%) MCP
13 10 (2.49%) MCSA
13 10 (2.49%) Degree
14 9 (2.24%) CCNP
15 8 (2.00%) VCP4
16 7 (1.75%) CCIA
17 5 (1.25%) VCP5
18 4 (1.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.24%) SLA
2 3 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.25%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.25%) P3O
System Software
1 275 (68.58%) Active Directory
2 137 (34.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 133 (33.17%) Hyper-V
4 52 (12.97%) vSphere
5 43 (10.72%) XenApp
6 32 (7.98%) XenDesktop
7 27 (6.73%) VMware ESX
8 14 (3.49%) XenServer
9 8 (2.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 8 (2.00%) Microsoft App-V
10 7 (1.75%) NFS
11 6 (1.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 6 (1.50%) VMware Server
11 6 (1.50%) VMware ESXi
12 5 (1.25%) DFS Replication
12 5 (1.25%) Xen
12 5 (1.25%) VMware Workstation
13 3 (0.75%) UAG
14 2 (0.50%) KVM
14 2 (0.50%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 60 (14.96%) SCCM
2 27 (6.73%) SCOM
3 15 (3.74%) NetBackup
3 15 (3.74%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 14 (3.49%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 8 (2.00%) ARCserve
6 5 (1.25%) Norton AntiVirus
6 5 (1.25%) Backup Exec
7 4 (1.00%) HP SIM
8 3 (0.75%) XenMobile
8 3 (0.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 3 (0.75%) SolarWinds Orion
8 3 (0.75%) Foglight
8 3 (0.75%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (0.50%) MIMEsweeper
9 2 (0.50%) ZABBIX
9 2 (0.50%) MOM
9 2 (0.50%) WMI
9 2 (0.50%) WSUS
10 1 (0.25%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 264 (65.84%) Microsoft
2 202 (50.37%) VMware
3 95 (23.69%) Citrix
4 49 (12.22%) Cisco
5 46 (11.47%) Symantec
6 45 (11.22%) HP
7 41 (10.22%) EMC
8 38 (9.48%) NetApp
9 22 (5.49%) 3PAR
10 19 (4.74%) IBM
11 18 (4.49%) Lotus
12 17 (4.24%) Dell
13 14 (3.49%) F5
14 13 (3.24%) Veeam
14 13 (3.24%) CheckPoint
15 12 (2.99%) AppSense
16 11 (2.74%) Altiris
17 9 (2.24%) Brocade
18 8 (2.00%) Red Hat
18 8 (2.00%) Apple
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