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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Exchange Server 2013
Rank 214 221 212
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -9
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2013 39 34 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.46% 0.37% 0.32%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.50% 2.04% 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 27 11
Average daily rate £385 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £23.25 £19.25
% change year-on-year
-22.58% +20.77%
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
1557 1664 1486
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.20% 17.90% 17.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 985 934 743
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £250 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 72 82
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £15.43
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +23.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.08 £12.44 £11.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £43.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Oxfordshire +3 9 £475 -5.00% 7
Berkshire -1 7 £175 -56.25% 8
West Sussex +11 6 £408 +16.42% 2
Surrey -4 6 £380 +16.92% 5
Buckinghamshire +14 4 £290 -3.33% 2
Hampshire +2 3 £175 -39.13% 7
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Exchange Server 2013
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 73 (87.95%) MS Exchange
2 60 (72.29%) Windows
3 56 (67.47%) Active Directory
3 56 (67.47%) Windows Server
4 52 (62.65%) Exchange Server 2010
5 48 (57.83%) Microsoft
6 44 (53.01%) Windows Server 2012
7 43 (51.81%) Windows Server 2008
8 30 (36.14%) VMware
9 25 (30.12%) Exchange Server 2007
10 23 (27.71%) Hyper-V
11 19 (22.89%) Windows Server 2003
12 18 (21.69%) Firewall
13 17 (20.48%) ITIL
14 16 (19.28%) Security Cleared
14 16 (19.28%) Office 365
15 15 (18.07%) Exchange Server 2003
16 14 (16.87%) Migration
17 13 (15.66%) Microsoft Certification
17 13 (15.66%) Lync
18 12 (14.46%) SC Cleared
18 12 (14.46%) SQL
18 12 (14.46%) SQL Server
18 12 (14.46%) SharePoint
19 11 (13.25%) SCCM
19 11 (13.25%) VMware Infrastructure
20 10 (12.05%) MCSE
21 9 (10.84%) Intel
21 9 (10.84%) Windows 8
21 9 (10.84%) Infrastructure Transformation

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (87.95%) MS Exchange
2 52 (62.65%) Exchange Server 2010
3 25 (30.12%) Exchange Server 2007
4 15 (18.07%) Exchange Server 2003
5 13 (15.66%) Lync
6 12 (14.46%) SharePoint
7 8 (9.64%) SharePoint 2013
8 7 (8.43%) Office Communications Server
9 5 (6.02%) BizTalk Server
9 5 (6.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 5 (6.02%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (9.64%) MS Excel
2 6 (7.23%) MS Office
3 1 (1.20%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (9.64%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (19.28%) Office 365
2 7 (8.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.61%) Google Apps
3 3 (3.61%) SaaS
4 1 (1.20%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 18 (21.69%) Firewall
2 8 (9.64%) DNS
3 6 (7.23%) LAN
3 6 (7.23%) SAN
3 6 (7.23%) TCP/IP
3 6 (7.23%) VPN
3 6 (7.23%) WAN
4 5 (6.02%) VLAN
5 4 (4.82%) DHCP
5 4 (4.82%) Wireless
6 3 (3.61%) MPLS
6 3 (3.61%) Unified Communications
6 3 (3.61%) WebEx
7 2 (2.41%) BGP
7 2 (2.41%) BIG-IP
7 2 (2.41%) IPsec
7 2 (2.41%) OSPF
7 2 (2.41%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (1.20%) Internet
8 1 (1.20%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (14.46%) SQL Server
2 8 (9.64%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 3 (3.61%) Finance
2 1 (1.20%) Advertising
2 1 (1.20%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (21.69%) Architect
2 16 (19.28%) Exchange Engineer
3 12 (14.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 12 (14.46%) Support Engineer
4 9 (10.84%) Analyst
4 9 (10.84%) Infrastructure Architect
5 8 (9.64%) Active Directory Engineer
5 8 (9.64%) Consultant
5 8 (9.64%) Designer
5 8 (9.64%) Infrastructure Designer
5 8 (9.64%) Windows Engineer
5 8 (9.64%) Wintel Architect
6 7 (8.43%) Exchange Consultant
6 7 (8.43%) Exchange Support
6 7 (8.43%) Server Support
7 6 (7.23%) 3rd Line Support
7 6 (7.23%) Active Directory Support
7 6 (7.23%) Active Directory Support Engineer
7 6 (7.23%) Office 365 Engineer
7 6 (7.23%) Windows Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.23%) Data Centre
2 4 (4.82%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.82%) Blackberry
3 3 (3.61%) Fat Client
3 3 (3.61%) Thin Client
4 2 (2.41%) Clustering
5 1 (1.20%) Data Extraction
5 1 (1.20%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.20%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 60 (72.29%) Windows
2 56 (67.47%) Windows Server
3 44 (53.01%) Windows Server 2012
4 43 (51.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (22.89%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (10.84%) Windows 8
7 6 (7.23%) Windows XP
8 5 (6.02%) Windows 7
9 3 (3.61%) Mac OS X
10 2 (2.41%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (20.48%) ITIL
2 14 (16.87%) Migration
3 9 (10.84%) Infrastructure Transformation
4 8 (9.64%) CRM
4 8 (9.64%) High Availability
5 6 (7.23%) Change Management
6 5 (6.02%) Change Control
7 4 (4.82%) ITIL V3
7 4 (4.82%) Presales
7 4 (4.82%) Service Management
8 2 (2.41%) E-Commerce
8 2 (2.41%) Incident Management
8 2 (2.41%) Kalman Filter
9 1 (1.20%) Capacity Management
9 1 (1.20%) Data Migration
9 1 (1.20%) Knowledge Management
9 1 (1.20%) Non-Functional Testing
9 1 (1.20%) PRINCE2
9 1 (1.20%) Project Management
9 1 (1.20%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 12 (14.46%) SQL
2 6 (7.23%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (19.28%) Security Cleared
2 13 (15.66%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (14.46%) SC Cleared
4 10 (12.05%) MCSE
5 3 (3.61%) CCNA
5 3 (3.61%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (2.41%) MCITP
6 2 (2.41%) MCSA
7 1 (1.20%) CCNP
7 1 (1.20%) DBS Check
7 1 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.20%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.20%) PMP
7 1 (1.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.41%) SLA
System Software
1 56 (67.47%) Active Directory
2 23 (27.71%) Hyper-V
3 11 (13.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (7.23%) vSphere
5 5 (6.02%) XenApp
6 4 (4.82%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (3.61%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.20%) DFS Replication
8 1 (1.20%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (1.20%) ISA Server
8 1 (1.20%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 11 (13.25%) SCCM
2 6 (7.23%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 5 (6.02%) SCOM
4 4 (4.82%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (2.41%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (2.41%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (1.20%) DatAdvantage
6 1 (1.20%) Foglight
Vendors
1 48 (57.83%) Microsoft
2 30 (36.14%) VMware
3 9 (10.84%) Intel
4 8 (9.64%) Cisco
4 8 (9.64%) Citrix
4 8 (9.64%) Symantec
5 7 (8.43%) Dell
6 6 (7.23%) NetApp
7 4 (4.82%) EMC
8 3 (3.61%) F5
8 3 (3.61%) Google
8 3 (3.61%) Rackspace
9 2 (2.41%) McAfee
9 2 (2.41%) SolarWinds
9 2 (2.41%) SonicWALL
9 2 (2.41%) WatchGuard
10 1 (1.20%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.20%) HP
10 1 (1.20%) Tripwire
10 1 (1.20%) Websense