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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server 2013
Rank 190 201 -
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2013 66 33 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.69% 0.38% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.85% 2.14% -
Number of daily rates quoted 47 24 0
Average daily rate
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£500 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £494 £325 -
% change year-on-year
+51.92% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.50 -
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -
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
1714 1539 1669
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 17.83% 17.80% 17.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 973 880 839
Average daily rate £375 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £450 £464
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 60 91
Average hourly rate £18.00 £14.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.13% -23.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.63 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.70 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -7.89%

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 21 October 2014.

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 21 October 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Berkshire +29 38 £545 +45.33% 11
Hampshire - 11 £300 - 6
Buckinghamshire -4 5 £201 - 8
West Sussex - 5 £330 -
Oxfordshire -10 3 £500 +73.91%
Surrey -7 2 - -
Kent - 2 £438 - 1
Middlesex - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Exchange Server 2013
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Exchange Server 2013
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 81 (77.88%) Active Directory
2 73 (70.19%) MS Exchange
3 70 (67.31%) Microsoft
4 54 (51.92%) Windows
5 53 (50.96%) Lync
5 53 (50.96%) Exchange Server 2010
6 35 (33.65%) SharePoint
7 34 (32.69%) SQL
8 29 (27.88%) Disaster Recovery
8 29 (27.88%) Windows Server 2012
9 28 (26.92%) Clustering
10 27 (25.96%) Hyper-V
11 26 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
11 26 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
11 26 (25.00%) CRM
12 25 (24.04%) VMware
12 25 (24.04%) SharePoint 2010
13 24 (23.08%) Dynamics CRM
13 24 (23.08%) Dynamics AX
13 24 (23.08%) BizTalk Server
14 23 (22.12%) Microsoft Certification
14 23 (22.12%) Cloud Computing
14 23 (22.12%) Windows Server 2008
15 22 (21.15%) Windows Server 2003
15 22 (21.15%) Blackberry
15 22 (21.15%) MCSE
16 21 (20.19%) MS Excel
17 20 (19.23%) ITIL
17 20 (19.23%) Firewall
18 18 (17.31%) Cisco

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

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 73 (70.19%) MS Exchange
2 53 (50.96%) Lync
2 53 (50.96%) Exchange Server 2010
3 35 (33.65%) SharePoint
4 26 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
4 26 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 25 (24.04%) SharePoint 2010
6 24 (23.08%) BizTalk Server
7 16 (15.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 10 (9.62%) Exchange Server 2003
9 5 (4.81%) SharePoint Server
10 4 (3.85%) IBM Notes
11 2 (1.92%) IIS
12 1 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 21 (20.19%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.92%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 24 (23.08%) Dynamics CRM
1 24 (23.08%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 23 (22.12%) Cloud Computing
2 8 (7.69%) Office 365
3 4 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (19.23%) Firewall
2 13 (12.50%) DNS
3 12 (11.54%) SAN
3 12 (11.54%) LAN
4 9 (8.65%) WAN
4 9 (8.65%) DHCP
5 8 (7.69%) DMZ
6 6 (5.77%) Internet
6 6 (5.77%) MPLS
6 6 (5.77%) OSPF
6 6 (5.77%) BGP
6 6 (5.77%) Cisco IOS
7 5 (4.81%) SMTP
8 2 (1.92%) Kerberos
8 2 (1.92%) TCP/IP
8 2 (1.92%) VPN
8 2 (1.92%) SSL
8 2 (1.92%) BIG-IP
9 1 (0.96%) Network Security
9 1 (0.96%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.65%) SQL Server
1 9 (8.65%) SQL Server 2005
1 9 (8.65%) SQL Server 2012
2 7 (6.73%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.92%) Amazon RDS
General
1 7 (6.73%) Finance
2 2 (1.92%) Manufacturing
2 2 (1.92%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.96%) Financial Institution
3 1 (0.96%) Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (25.96%) Architect
2 26 (25.00%) Technical Architect
3 19 (18.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 10 (9.62%) Support Engineer
5 9 (8.65%) Consultant
6 8 (7.69%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 8 (7.69%) Messaging Engineer
7 7 (6.73%) Analyst
8 6 (5.77%) Administrator
8 6 (5.77%) Senior Technical Architect
8 6 (5.77%) Senior Architect
9 5 (4.81%) Exchange Engineer
9 5 (4.81%) Systems Administrator
10 4 (3.85%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 4 (3.85%) Mobility Engineer
11 3 (2.88%) Exchange Consultant
11 3 (2.88%) Escalation Engineer
11 3 (2.88%) 3rd Line Support
12 2 (1.92%) Support Analyst
12 2 (1.92%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (17.31%) Application Packaging
2 17 (16.35%) .NET
3 4 (3.85%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.96%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 28 (26.92%) Clustering
2 22 (21.15%) Blackberry
3 6 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.88%) Replication
5 2 (1.92%) Blog
5 2 (1.92%) Reference Data
5 2 (1.92%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.96%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.96%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.96%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 54 (51.92%) Windows
2 29 (27.88%) Windows Server 2012
3 23 (22.12%) Windows Server 2008
4 22 (21.15%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (7.69%) Android
6 7 (6.73%) Windows 7
7 5 (4.81%) Windows 8
8 4 (3.85%) Windows Mobile
9 3 (2.88%) Windows XP
10 2 (1.92%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.96%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (27.88%) Disaster Recovery
2 26 (25.00%) CRM
3 20 (19.23%) ITIL
4 15 (14.42%) SOA
5 13 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
6 8 (7.69%) Migration
7 6 (5.77%) Email Migration
7 6 (5.77%) Knowledge Management
8 5 (4.81%) Service Management
9 4 (3.85%) Change Management
9 4 (3.85%) Mobile Device Management
10 3 (2.88%) Performance Analysis
10 3 (2.88%) QMS
10 3 (2.88%) Data Architecture
10 3 (2.88%) Network Management
10 3 (2.88%) MOF
10 3 (2.88%) Project Management
10 3 (2.88%) Data Modelling
10 3 (2.88%) Problem Management
10 3 (2.88%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (32.69%) SQL
2 15 (14.42%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 23 (22.12%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (21.15%) MCSE
3 16 (15.38%) Security Cleared
4 13 (12.50%) SC Cleared
5 10 (9.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 9 (8.65%) Degree
7 6 (5.77%) CCNP
7 6 (5.77%) CCNA
7 6 (5.77%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (3.85%) MCP
8 4 (3.85%) MCITP
9 2 (1.92%) DV Cleared
9 2 (1.92%) MCSD
9 2 (1.92%) MCSA
10 1 (0.96%) MCTS
10 1 (0.96%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.62%) SLA
2 3 (2.88%) BS7799
2 3 (2.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.88%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.92%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 81 (77.88%) Active Directory
2 27 (25.96%) Hyper-V
3 12 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (11.54%) vSphere
4 11 (10.58%) XenDesktop
5 8 (7.69%) XenApp
6 4 (3.85%) VMware ESX
7 2 (1.92%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.96%) Xen
8 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.96%) Firmware
8 1 (0.96%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 9 (8.65%) SCCM
2 7 (6.73%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 6 (5.77%) ARCserve
4 5 (4.81%) SCOM
4 5 (4.81%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 4 (3.85%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (2.88%) WSUS
6 3 (2.88%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (1.92%) Foglight
7 2 (1.92%) NetBackup
7 2 (1.92%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (0.96%) Cisco UCCE
8 1 (0.96%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.96%) HP SIM
8 1 (0.96%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.96%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 70 (67.31%) Microsoft
2 25 (24.04%) VMware
3 18 (17.31%) Cisco
4 16 (15.38%) Citrix
5 14 (13.46%) Symantec
6 8 (7.69%) CheckPoint
6 8 (7.69%) MobileIron
7 7 (6.73%) IronPort
7 7 (6.73%) RightFax
7 7 (6.73%) HP
8 5 (4.81%) CA
8 5 (4.81%) 3PAR
9 4 (3.85%) Lotus
9 4 (3.85%) Altiris
10 3 (2.88%) McAfee
10 3 (2.88%) Clearswift
10 3 (2.88%) Proofpoint
11 2 (1.92%) SolarWinds
11 2 (1.92%) F5
11 2 (1.92%) Brocade
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