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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server 2013
Rank 180 232 -
Rank change year-on-year
+52 -
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2013 66 12 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.72% 0.14% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.97% 0.80% -
Number of daily rates quoted 42 11 0
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£381 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.30% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £325 -
% change year-on-year
+19.23% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £17.25 -
% change year-on-year
+13.04% -
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
1661 1509 1803
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.16% 17.21% 17.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 908 840 856
Average daily rate £360 £355 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.40% +5.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £335 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.46% +1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 62 91
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.04 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.23% -12.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.13 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.80 £38.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.03 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.93% -5.10%

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 17 September 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 17 September 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 +39 31 £539 +79.58% 9
Hampshire - 15 £298 - 6
Buckinghamshire +9 12 £201 -38.30% 5
West Sussex - 4 £330 -
East Sussex - 2 - -
Surrey -3 1 - - 4
Oxfordshire -9 1 - - 1
Kent - - - - 2
Middlesex - - - - 1
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Exchange Server 2013
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 88 (80.00%) MS Exchange
2 77 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 77 (70.00%) Active Directory
3 56 (50.91%) Windows
4 55 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 50 (45.45%) Lync
6 32 (29.09%) Exchange Server 2007
6 32 (29.09%) SharePoint
7 29 (26.36%) SQL
8 27 (24.55%) VMware
9 26 (23.64%) Windows Server 2012
10 25 (22.73%) Firewall
11 23 (20.91%) Disaster Recovery
11 23 (20.91%) Windows Server 2003
11 23 (20.91%) Security Cleared
11 23 (20.91%) Hyper-V
12 22 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
12 22 (20.00%) Blackberry
12 22 (20.00%) MS Excel
12 22 (20.00%) Clustering
13 21 (19.09%) Migration
13 21 (19.09%) Cisco
14 20 (18.18%) ITIL
14 20 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
14 20 (18.18%) SC Cleared
15 19 (17.27%) MCSE
15 19 (17.27%) Microsoft Certification
15 19 (17.27%) Citrix
16 18 (16.36%) CRM
17 17 (15.45%) Dynamics CRM

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

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 88 (80.00%) MS Exchange
2 55 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 50 (45.45%) Lync
4 32 (29.09%) Exchange Server 2007
4 32 (29.09%) SharePoint
5 22 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
6 17 (15.45%) SharePoint 2010
7 16 (14.55%) BizTalk Server
7 16 (14.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 15 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2003
9 8 (7.27%) IBM Notes
10 5 (4.55%) SharePoint Server
11 4 (3.64%) Zimbra
11 4 (3.64%) SAS
12 3 (2.73%) Exchange Server 2000
13 2 (1.82%) IIS
Applications
1 22 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.64%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 17 (15.45%) Dynamics CRM
1 17 (15.45%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 16 (14.55%) Cloud Computing
2 10 (9.09%) Office 365
3 4 (3.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.64%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (22.73%) Firewall
2 15 (13.64%) DNS
3 11 (10.00%) DHCP
4 10 (9.09%) Internet
4 10 (9.09%) SAN
5 9 (8.18%) LAN
6 8 (7.27%) DMZ
7 6 (5.45%) Cisco IOS
7 6 (5.45%) WAN
8 5 (4.55%) SMTP
8 5 (4.55%) iSCSI
9 4 (3.64%) BGP
9 4 (3.64%) MPLS
9 4 (3.64%) OSPF
10 2 (1.82%) SSL
10 2 (1.82%) Kerberos
10 2 (1.82%) TCP/IP
10 2 (1.82%) VPN
11 1 (0.91%) Wireless
11 1 (0.91%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 11 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 11 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 7 (6.36%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (3.64%) Amazon RDS
General
1 6 (5.45%) Finance
2 2 (1.82%) Telecoms
2 2 (1.82%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.91%) Banking
3 1 (0.91%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 31 (28.18%) Architect
2 24 (21.82%) Technical Architect
3 16 (14.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 9 (8.18%) Support Engineer
4 9 (8.18%) Messaging Engineer
5 8 (7.27%) Consultant
5 8 (7.27%) Analyst
6 6 (5.45%) Systems Administrator
6 6 (5.45%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (4.55%) Exchange Engineer
7 5 (4.55%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 5 (4.55%) Administrator
8 4 (3.64%) Mobility Engineer
8 4 (3.64%) Exchange Consultant
9 3 (2.73%) Senior Technical Architect
9 3 (2.73%) Server Engineer
9 3 (2.73%) 3rd Line Support
9 3 (2.73%) Support Analyst
9 3 (2.73%) Escalation Engineer
9 3 (2.73%) Wintel Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (11.82%) Application Packaging
2 12 (10.91%) .NET
3 2 (1.82%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.91%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (20.00%) Blackberry
1 22 (20.00%) Clustering
2 6 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.73%) Replication
4 2 (1.82%) Blog
5 1 (0.91%) Smartphone
5 1 (0.91%) Firmware
5 1 (0.91%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.91%) Life Science
5 1 (0.91%) Reference Data
5 1 (0.91%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 56 (50.91%) Windows
2 26 (23.64%) Windows Server 2012
3 23 (20.91%) Windows Server 2003
4 20 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (7.27%) Android
6 6 (5.45%) Windows 7
7 5 (4.55%) Windows 8
8 4 (3.64%) Windows Mobile
9 2 (1.82%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.91%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.91%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (20.91%) Disaster Recovery
2 21 (19.09%) Migration
3 20 (18.18%) ITIL
4 18 (16.36%) CRM
5 9 (8.18%) SOA
6 8 (7.27%) Enterprise Architecture
7 6 (5.45%) Knowledge Management
8 5 (4.55%) Network Design
8 5 (4.55%) Email Migration
9 4 (3.64%) Problem Management
9 4 (3.64%) Mobile Device Management
9 4 (3.64%) PRINCE
9 4 (3.64%) Service Management
9 4 (3.64%) Change Management
9 4 (3.64%) TOGAF
10 3 (2.73%) MOF
10 3 (2.73%) Project Management
10 3 (2.73%) Performance Analysis
10 3 (2.73%) Network Management
10 3 (2.73%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 29 (26.36%) SQL
2 16 (14.55%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 23 (20.91%) Security Cleared
2 20 (18.18%) SC Cleared
3 19 (17.27%) MCSE
3 19 (17.27%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (12.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 9 (8.18%) Degree
6 6 (5.45%) DV Cleared
6 6 (5.45%) MCP
7 4 (3.64%) CCA
7 4 (3.64%) Citrix Certification
7 4 (3.64%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (3.64%) CCNP
7 4 (3.64%) CCNA
7 4 (3.64%) MCITP
8 2 (1.82%) MCSD
9 1 (0.91%) MCTS
9 1 (0.91%) CITP
9 1 (0.91%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.09%) SLA
2 4 (3.64%) PCI DSS
3 3 (2.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.73%) ISO 9001
3 3 (2.73%) BS7799
4 1 (0.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.91%) QA
System Software
1 77 (70.00%) Active Directory
2 23 (20.91%) Hyper-V
3 11 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (8.18%) vSphere
4 9 (8.18%) XenDesktop
5 7 (6.36%) XenApp
6 6 (5.45%) VMware ESX
7 4 (3.64%) VMware Server
7 4 (3.64%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (2.73%) Terminal Services
8 3 (2.73%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 9 (8.18%) SCCM
2 8 (7.27%) ARCserve
3 7 (6.36%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 6 (5.45%) Norton AntiVirus
5 5 (4.55%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 4 (3.64%) SCOM
6 4 (3.64%) NetBackup
7 3 (2.73%) Backup Exec
7 3 (2.73%) WSUS
7 3 (2.73%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.91%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (0.91%) HP SIM
8 1 (0.91%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 77 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 27 (24.55%) VMware
3 21 (19.09%) Cisco
4 19 (17.27%) Citrix
5 16 (14.55%) Symantec
6 8 (7.27%) MobileIron
6 8 (7.27%) Lotus
7 7 (6.36%) Juniper
7 7 (6.36%) HP
7 7 (6.36%) RightFax
7 7 (6.36%) WatchGuard
8 6 (5.45%) IronPort
9 5 (4.55%) CA
9 5 (4.55%) 3PAR
10 4 (3.64%) Veeam
10 4 (3.64%) CheckPoint
10 4 (3.64%) Altiris
11 3 (2.73%) McAfee
11 3 (2.73%) Clearswift
11 3 (2.73%) Proofpoint
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