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 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 214 192 229
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +37
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2013 43 45 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.43% 0.53% 0.012%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.48% 3.06% 0.070%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 28 1
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£438 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -6.66%
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 South East region.

Application Platforms Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
1734 1471 1429
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 17.49% 17.26% 17.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1005 799 732
Average daily rate £375 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £226 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 75 91
Average hourly rate £19.00 £14.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.03% -23.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £30.00 £35.00
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 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 19 December 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 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
Berkshire 0 19 £545 +45.33% 2
Surrey -9 5 £259 -13.75% 1
Buckinghamshire -14 5 £300 - 2
Hampshire -21 4 £245 -39.40% 6
West Sussex - 4 £350 -
Kent -3 3 £425 +112.50%
Oxfordshire -22 3 £500 +25.00% 1
Home Counties - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
East Sussex - - - - 2
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Exchange Server 2013
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 79 (72.48%) Active Directory
2 75 (68.81%) Microsoft
3 73 (66.97%) MS Exchange
4 59 (54.13%) Lync
5 56 (51.38%) Windows
6 47 (43.12%) Exchange Server 2010
7 44 (40.37%) SharePoint
8 42 (38.53%) SQL
9 35 (32.11%) Hyper-V
10 34 (31.19%) Disaster Recovery
10 34 (31.19%) Clustering
11 32 (29.36%) Windows Server 2012
12 31 (28.44%) VMware
13 30 (27.52%) SharePoint 2013
14 29 (26.61%) CRM
15 28 (25.69%) Windows Server 2003
15 28 (25.69%) SharePoint 2010
16 27 (24.77%) Dynamics CRM
16 27 (24.77%) Dynamics AX
17 26 (23.85%) Cloud Computing
17 26 (23.85%) BizTalk Server
18 24 (22.02%) MS Excel
18 24 (22.02%) Windows Server 2008
19 21 (19.27%) Exchange Server 2007
19 21 (19.27%) ITIL
20 20 (18.35%) Application Packaging
21 19 (17.43%) .NET
21 19 (17.43%) Microsoft Certification
22 18 (16.51%) Citrix
22 18 (16.51%) MCSE

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (66.97%) MS Exchange
2 59 (54.13%) Lync
3 47 (43.12%) Exchange Server 2010
4 44 (40.37%) SharePoint
5 30 (27.52%) SharePoint 2013
6 28 (25.69%) SharePoint 2010
7 26 (23.85%) BizTalk Server
8 21 (19.27%) Exchange Server 2007
9 13 (11.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 10 (9.17%) Exchange Server 2003
11 7 (6.42%) SharePoint Server
12 6 (5.50%) IBM Notes
13 2 (1.83%) IIS
14 1 (0.92%) Exchange Server 5.5
14 1 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2000
14 1 (0.92%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 24 (22.02%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.75%) MS Office
3 1 (0.92%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.92%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 27 (24.77%) Dynamics CRM
1 27 (24.77%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 26 (23.85%) Cloud Computing
2 11 (10.09%) Office 365
3 3 (2.75%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.92%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (15.60%) Firewall
2 15 (13.76%) DNS
3 13 (11.93%) SAN
3 13 (11.93%) LAN
4 8 (7.34%) DMZ
4 8 (7.34%) WAN
4 8 (7.34%) DHCP
5 7 (6.42%) SMTP
6 6 (5.50%) Internet
7 4 (3.67%) TCP/IP
8 3 (2.75%) Kerberos
9 2 (1.83%) BGP
9 2 (1.83%) MPLS
9 2 (1.83%) OSPF
9 2 (1.83%) VPN
9 2 (1.83%) SSL
9 2 (1.83%) BIG-IP
9 2 (1.83%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (1.83%) Unified Communications
10 1 (0.92%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.17%) SQL Server
1 10 (9.17%) SQL Server 2012
1 10 (9.17%) SQL Server 2005
2 9 (8.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.92%) Amazon RDS
General
1 10 (9.17%) Finance
2 3 (2.75%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.83%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.83%) Advertising
4 1 (0.92%) Banking
4 1 (0.92%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.92%) Legal
Job Titles
1 29 (26.61%) Architect
2 28 (25.69%) Technical Architect
3 14 (12.84%) Support Engineer
3 14 (12.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 11 (10.09%) Analyst
5 10 (9.17%) Consultant
6 8 (7.34%) Administrator
7 7 (6.42%) Systems Administrator
8 6 (5.50%) 3rd Line Support
8 6 (5.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 6 (5.50%) Senior Technical Architect
8 6 (5.50%) Exchange Engineer
8 6 (5.50%) Senior Architect
9 4 (3.67%) Desktop Support
9 4 (3.67%) Project Manager
9 4 (3.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (3.67%) Senior Systems Administrator
9 4 (3.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 4 (3.67%) Mobility Engineer
10 3 (2.75%) Escalation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (18.35%) Application Packaging
2 19 (17.43%) .NET
3 4 (3.67%) .NET Framework
4 2 (1.83%) Web Services
5 1 (0.92%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 34 (31.19%) Clustering
2 15 (13.76%) Blackberry
3 8 (7.34%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.59%) Replication
5 3 (2.75%) Reference Data
5 3 (2.75%) Data Integration
6 2 (1.83%) Blog
7 1 (0.92%) Life Science
7 1 (0.92%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 56 (51.38%) Windows
2 32 (29.36%) Windows Server 2012
3 28 (25.69%) Windows Server 2003
4 24 (22.02%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (10.09%) Windows 7
6 5 (4.59%) Windows 8
7 4 (3.67%) Windows XP
7 4 (3.67%) Android
7 4 (3.67%) Windows Mobile
8 3 (2.75%) Windows Vista
9 2 (1.83%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.92%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (31.19%) Disaster Recovery
2 29 (26.61%) CRM
3 21 (19.27%) ITIL
4 16 (14.68%) SOA
5 14 (12.84%) Enterprise Architecture
6 12 (11.01%) Migration
7 8 (7.34%) Email Migration
8 7 (6.42%) Knowledge Management
9 5 (4.59%) Performance Analysis
9 5 (4.59%) Network Management
9 5 (4.59%) Service Management
10 4 (3.67%) Data Modelling
10 4 (3.67%) Project Management
10 4 (3.67%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (3.67%) Time Management
10 4 (3.67%) Data Architecture
11 3 (2.75%) Problem Management
11 3 (2.75%) QMS
11 3 (2.75%) MOF
12 2 (1.83%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (38.53%) SQL
2 14 (12.84%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 19 (17.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (16.51%) MCSE
3 16 (14.68%) Security Cleared
4 12 (11.01%) SC Cleared
5 7 (6.42%) Degree
5 7 (6.42%) MCITP
6 5 (4.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (3.67%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (3.67%) CCNP
8 3 (2.75%) MCP
8 3 (2.75%) CCNA
9 2 (1.83%) MCSA
9 2 (1.83%) DV Cleared
9 2 (1.83%) MCTS
10 1 (0.92%) VCAP
10 1 (0.92%) CCIA
10 1 (0.92%) CCA
10 1 (0.92%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (0.92%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (10.09%) SLA
2 3 (2.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.75%) ISO 9001
2 3 (2.75%) BS7799
3 1 (0.92%) P3O
3 1 (0.92%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 79 (72.48%) Active Directory
2 35 (32.11%) Hyper-V
3 18 (16.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (9.17%) XenDesktop
5 9 (8.26%) vSphere
6 4 (3.67%) VMware ESX
6 4 (3.67%) XenApp
7 2 (1.83%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.92%) Xen
8 1 (0.92%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.92%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 9 (8.26%) SCCM
2 7 (6.42%) ARCserve
3 6 (5.50%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 5 (4.59%) SCOM
4 5 (4.59%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (3.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 3 (2.75%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (2.75%) WSUS
7 2 (1.83%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (1.83%) Foglight
7 2 (1.83%) ZABBIX
7 2 (1.83%) SolarWinds Orion
7 2 (1.83%) Cisco UCCE
8 1 (0.92%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (0.92%) HP SIM
8 1 (0.92%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 75 (68.81%) Microsoft
2 31 (28.44%) VMware
3 18 (16.51%) Citrix
4 14 (12.84%) Cisco
5 12 (11.01%) Symantec
6 9 (8.26%) HP
7 7 (6.42%) 3PAR
7 7 (6.42%) CA
8 6 (5.50%) Lotus
8 6 (5.50%) Altiris
9 5 (4.59%) MobileIron
10 4 (3.67%) CheckPoint
10 4 (3.67%) RightFax
11 3 (2.75%) Brocade
11 3 (2.75%) IronPort
11 3 (2.75%) WatchGuard
11 3 (2.75%) McAfee
12 2 (1.83%) Juniper
12 2 (1.83%) Clearswift
12 2 (1.83%) Tripwire
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