The table below looks at the statistics for Exchange Server 2013 skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East 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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server 2013
Rank 204 202 236
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +34
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2013 47 46 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.52% 0.51% 0.049%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.15% 2.98% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 22 2
Average daily rate
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£329 £400 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.81% +32.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £450 £321
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £344 £325
% change year-on-year
-12.72% +5.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £25.50 £21.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.60% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £21.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.32% -33.84%
Exchange Server 2013
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Application Platforms Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
1492 1542 1472
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 16.49% 17.17% 17.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 890 849 805
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £185 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 67 90
Average hourly rate £25.00 £16.20 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.36% -7.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.51 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £52.50 £38.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+20.58% -10.52%

Exchange Server 2013
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Exchange Server 2013 Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Exchange Server 2013
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Exchange Server 2013 Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Exchange Server 2013
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Exchange Server 2013 across the South East region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

Exchange Server 2013 Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Exchange Server 2013
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Exchange Server 2013 across the South East region.

Exchange Server 2013 Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Exchange Server 2013
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 29 May 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
Surrey +22 11 £275 -29.48% 2
Buckinghamshire +6 10 £450 -
Hampshire +4 7 £348 -7.33% 6
Berkshire -13 7 £344 -16.66% 3
Kent +6 5 - - 2
Oxfordshire -17 3 £318 +58.75% 1
East Sussex -14 2 - -
West Sussex - 2 £350 - 2
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England

Exchange Server 2013
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 80 (88.89%) MS Exchange
2 67 (74.44%) Windows
3 64 (71.11%) Active Directory
4 59 (65.56%) Exchange Server 2010
5 55 (61.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 51 (56.67%) Microsoft
7 48 (53.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 38 (42.22%) VMware
9 37 (41.11%) Lync
10 27 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2007
11 23 (25.56%) Microsoft Certification
11 23 (25.56%) MCSE
12 22 (24.44%) SharePoint
12 22 (24.44%) Migration
12 22 (24.44%) Security Cleared
12 22 (24.44%) VMware Infrastructure
13 21 (23.33%) MS Excel
13 21 (23.33%) ITIL
14 20 (22.22%) Hyper-V
15 19 (21.11%) Windows Server 2003
16 18 (20.00%) Citrix
16 18 (20.00%) Office 365
17 17 (18.89%) SQL
17 17 (18.89%) DNS
18 16 (17.78%) SCCM
19 15 (16.67%) XenDesktop
19 15 (16.67%) Firewall
20 14 (15.56%) SC Cleared
20 14 (15.56%) XenApp
21 13 (14.44%) Cisco

Exchange Server 2013
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 80 (88.89%) MS Exchange
2 59 (65.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 37 (41.11%) Lync
4 27 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 22 (24.44%) SharePoint
6 9 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
7 8 (8.89%) SharePoint 2013
8 6 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003
9 5 (5.56%) IIS
10 4 (4.44%) SharePoint Server
11 3 (3.33%) IBM Notes
11 3 (3.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 2 (2.22%) SharePoint 2010
13 1 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2000
13 1 (1.11%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 21 (23.33%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (20.00%) Office 365
2 4 (4.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (18.89%) DNS
2 15 (16.67%) Firewall
3 13 (14.44%) SAN
4 11 (12.22%) TCP/IP
5 10 (11.11%) DHCP
6 8 (8.89%) VPN
7 7 (7.78%) LAN
8 6 (6.67%) WAN
9 5 (5.56%) Fibre Channel
9 5 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (5.56%) MPLS
10 4 (4.44%) SMTP
10 4 (4.44%) VLAN
10 4 (4.44%) Unified Communications
11 3 (3.33%) Structured Cabling
11 3 (3.33%) NetScaler
11 3 (3.33%) SNMP
11 3 (3.33%) IPsec
12 2 (2.22%) BGP
12 2 (2.22%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 9 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 9 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 3 (3.33%) Telecoms
1 3 (3.33%) Finance
2 1 (1.11%) Legal
2 1 (1.11%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 11 (12.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 11 (12.22%) Consultant
1 11 (12.22%) 3rd Line Support
2 9 (10.00%) Support Engineer
3 7 (7.78%) Architect
3 7 (7.78%) Analyst
4 6 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
5 5 (5.56%) Exchange Engineer
5 5 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 5 (5.56%) Technical Specialist
6 4 (4.44%) Migration Engineer
6 4 (4.44%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 4 (4.44%) Server Engineer
6 4 (4.44%) Support Analyst
6 4 (4.44%) Administrator
6 4 (4.44%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 3 (3.33%) Service Architect
7 3 (3.33%) Project Manager
7 3 (3.33%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (3.33%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.67%) Clustering
1 6 (6.67%) PKI
1 6 (6.67%) Data Centre
2 5 (5.56%) Fat Client
2 5 (5.56%) Thin Client
3 4 (4.44%) Blackberry
4 3 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.22%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.22%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.11%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.11%) iPhone
6 1 (1.11%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.11%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.11%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 67 (74.44%) Windows
2 55 (61.11%) Windows Server 2012
3 48 (53.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (21.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (5.56%) Linux
6 4 (4.44%) Windows 7
7 3 (3.33%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.22%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.11%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (24.44%) Migration
2 21 (23.33%) ITIL
3 9 (10.00%) CRM
4 8 (8.89%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (5.56%) Mentoring
5 5 (5.56%) Data Analysis
5 5 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (4.44%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (4.44%) Coaching
7 3 (3.33%) Email Migration
7 3 (3.33%) Network Management
7 3 (3.33%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (3.33%) Service Management
7 3 (3.33%) Change Management
7 3 (3.33%) ITSM
8 2 (2.22%) Configuration Management
8 2 (2.22%) Problem Management
8 2 (2.22%) Incident Management
8 2 (2.22%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (2.22%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 17 (18.89%) SQL
2 12 (13.33%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.22%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 23 (25.56%) Microsoft Certification
1 23 (25.56%) MCSE
2 22 (24.44%) Security Cleared
3 14 (15.56%) SC Cleared
4 8 (8.89%) MCTS
5 7 (7.78%) MCITP
6 4 (4.44%) HND
6 4 (4.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (3.33%) MCSA
8 2 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (2.22%) CCNA
8 2 (2.22%) MCP
8 2 (2.22%) Degree
8 2 (2.22%) VCP4
9 1 (1.11%) VCAP
9 1 (1.11%) CCIA
9 1 (1.11%) MCSD
9 1 (1.11%) CCDA
9 1 (1.11%) CCNP
9 1 (1.11%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.22%) SLA
System Software
1 64 (71.11%) Active Directory
2 22 (24.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (22.22%) Hyper-V
4 15 (16.67%) XenDesktop
5 14 (15.56%) XenApp
6 12 (13.33%) vSphere
7 7 (7.78%) Forefront TMG
8 6 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (4.44%) DFS Replication
10 3 (3.33%) ISA Server
10 3 (3.33%) Samba
10 3 (3.33%) VMware ESX
11 2 (2.22%) UAG
12 1 (1.11%) VMware Server
12 1 (1.11%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 16 (17.78%) SCCM
2 10 (11.11%) SCOM
3 6 (6.67%) SolarWinds Orion
4 4 (4.44%) NetBackup
4 4 (4.44%) Backup Exec
4 4 (4.44%) ARCserve
4 4 (4.44%) WSUS
4 4 (4.44%) SCVMM
4 4 (4.44%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (2.22%) ZABBIX
5 2 (2.22%) vMotion
6 1 (1.11%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (1.11%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (1.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 51 (56.67%) Microsoft
2 38 (42.22%) VMware
3 18 (20.00%) Citrix
4 13 (14.44%) Cisco
5 9 (10.00%) 3PAR
5 9 (10.00%) SolarWinds
5 9 (10.00%) HP
6 5 (5.56%) Brocade
6 5 (5.56%) Symantec
6 5 (5.56%) Intel
7 4 (4.44%) Altiris
7 4 (4.44%) Sophos
7 4 (4.44%) CA
7 4 (4.44%) Veritas
7 4 (4.44%) ProCurve
8 3 (3.33%) CheckPoint
8 3 (3.33%) Lotus
9 2 (2.22%) Tripwire
9 2 (2.22%) Juniper
9 2 (2.22%) WatchGuard
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