The table below looks at the statistics for Exchange Server 2013 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading 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 24 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server 2013
Rank 57 68 -
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2013 12 18 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.32% 1.66% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.79% 7.23% -
Number of daily rates quoted 11 14 0
Average daily rate
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£545 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £31.00 -
% change year-on-year
-11.29% -
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 Reading region.

Application Platforms Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
154 249 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 17.00% 22.93% 14.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 140 58
Average daily rate £425 £375 £359
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +4.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 15
Average hourly rate £18.00 £13.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -42.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.80 £12.50 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £25.00 £27.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.38 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+10.74% -7.89%

Exchange Server 2013
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Exchange Server 2013 across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

Exchange Server 2013 Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Exchange Server 2013
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2013 across the Reading region.

Exchange Server 2013 Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Exchange Server 2013
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Exchange Server 2013 across the Reading region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Exchange Server 2013 Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Exchange Server 2013
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 32 (91.43%) Lync
2 31 (88.57%) Active Directory
3 30 (85.71%) Microsoft
4 28 (80.00%) SQL
5 27 (77.14%) CRM
5 27 (77.14%) SharePoint
5 27 (77.14%) SharePoint 2010
5 27 (77.14%) SharePoint 2013
6 26 (74.29%) Hyper-V
6 26 (74.29%) Dynamics CRM
6 26 (74.29%) Dynamics AX
6 26 (74.29%) Disaster Recovery
6 26 (74.29%) Clustering
7 25 (71.43%) BizTalk Server
7 25 (71.43%) Cloud Computing
8 19 (54.29%) Application Packaging
9 18 (51.43%) .NET
10 15 (42.86%) SOA
11 13 (37.14%) Enterprise Architecture
12 8 (22.86%) MS Exchange
13 6 (17.14%) PowerShell
13 6 (17.14%) Exchange Server 2010
14 5 (14.29%) DMZ
14 5 (14.29%) Firewall
14 5 (14.29%) Internet
15 4 (11.43%) MS Excel
15 4 (11.43%) Data Modelling
15 4 (11.43%) Data Architecture
15 4 (11.43%) .NET Framework
16 3 (8.57%) Degree

Exchange Server 2013
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 32 (91.43%) Lync
2 27 (77.14%) SharePoint 2010
2 27 (77.14%) SharePoint 2013
2 27 (77.14%) SharePoint
3 25 (71.43%) BizTalk Server
4 8 (22.86%) MS Exchange
5 6 (17.14%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (2.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 4 (11.43%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 26 (74.29%) Dynamics CRM
1 26 (74.29%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 25 (71.43%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.29%) DMZ
1 5 (14.29%) Internet
1 5 (14.29%) Firewall
2 1 (2.86%) Unified Communications
General
1 1 (2.86%) Finance
1 1 (2.86%) Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (77.14%) Architect
1 27 (77.14%) Technical Architect
2 6 (17.14%) Senior Technical Architect
2 6 (17.14%) Senior Architect
3 4 (11.43%) Support Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (5.71%) Escalation Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
5 1 (2.86%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (2.86%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (2.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Consultant
5 1 (2.86%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (54.29%) Application Packaging
2 18 (51.43%) .NET
3 4 (11.43%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 26 (74.29%) Clustering
2 3 (8.57%) Reference Data
2 3 (8.57%) Data Integration
3 1 (2.86%) Blog
3 1 (2.86%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.86%) Windows
1 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (77.14%) CRM
2 26 (74.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 15 (42.86%) SOA
4 13 (37.14%) Enterprise Architecture
5 4 (11.43%) Data Modelling
5 4 (11.43%) Data Architecture
6 3 (8.57%) ITIL
6 3 (8.57%) Service Management
7 2 (5.71%) Technical Architecture
8 1 (2.86%) Load Balancing
8 1 (2.86%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (80.00%) SQL
2 6 (17.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (8.57%) MCSE
1 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (8.57%) Degree
2 2 (5.71%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.86%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 31 (88.57%) Active Directory
2 26 (74.29%) Hyper-V
3 2 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.86%) XenApp
4 1 (2.86%) XenDesktop
4 1 (2.86%) vSphere
Vendors
1 30 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.57%) Citrix
3 2 (5.71%) VMware
4 1 (2.86%) Lumension
4 1 (2.86%) Cisco