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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server 2013
Rank 197 235 -
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2013 48 10 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.52% 0.11% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.74% 0.69% -
Number of daily rates quoted 29 10 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 -
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
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
1749 1455 1719
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.85% 16.40% 17.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 960 809 827
Average daily rate £350 £350 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £213 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 67 90
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.43 £11.99 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.60 £30.38 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 - 16 £425 - 4
Buckinghamshire +3 11 £201 -38.30% 4
Hampshire - 11 £300 - 7
Kent - 4 £350 - 2
West Sussex - 4 £330 -
Oxfordshire - - - - 5
Surrey - - - - 5
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Exchange Server 2013
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 85 (93.41%) MS Exchange
2 57 (62.64%) Microsoft
3 55 (60.44%) Active Directory
3 55 (60.44%) Exchange Server 2010
4 50 (54.95%) Windows
5 35 (38.46%) Lync
6 32 (35.16%) Exchange Server 2007
7 26 (28.57%) Firewall
7 26 (28.57%) VMware
7 26 (28.57%) Migration
8 22 (24.18%) Cisco
9 21 (23.08%) Blackberry
9 21 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
10 18 (19.78%) Security Cleared
10 18 (19.78%) Citrix
10 18 (19.78%) Microsoft Certification
10 18 (19.78%) MCSE
10 18 (19.78%) ITIL
11 17 (18.68%) Windows Server 2003
12 16 (17.58%) MS Excel
12 16 (17.58%) SC Cleared
12 16 (17.58%) PowerShell
12 16 (17.58%) Windows Server 2008
13 14 (15.38%) SQL
13 14 (15.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 14 (15.38%) Symantec
13 14 (15.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 13 (14.29%) SharePoint
14 13 (14.29%) DNS
14 13 (14.29%) Office 365

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 85 (93.41%) MS Exchange
2 55 (60.44%) Exchange Server 2010
3 35 (38.46%) Lync
4 32 (35.16%) Exchange Server 2007
5 14 (15.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 13 (14.29%) SharePoint
7 12 (13.19%) Exchange Server 2003
8 8 (8.79%) IBM Notes
9 5 (5.49%) SharePoint 2013
10 4 (4.40%) SAS
10 4 (4.40%) Zimbra
11 3 (3.30%) Exchange Server 2000
11 3 (3.30%) SharePoint Server
12 2 (2.20%) IIS
Applications
1 16 (17.58%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.49%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (14.29%) Office 365
2 4 (4.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.40%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (28.57%) Firewall
2 13 (14.29%) DNS
3 11 (12.09%) SAN
4 10 (10.99%) Internet
5 9 (9.89%) DMZ
5 9 (9.89%) DHCP
6 8 (8.79%) LAN
7 6 (6.59%) WAN
7 6 (6.59%) Cisco IOS
8 5 (5.49%) iSCSI
9 4 (4.40%) BGP
9 4 (4.40%) MPLS
9 4 (4.40%) OSPF
10 3 (3.30%) SMTP
11 2 (2.20%) Kerberos
11 2 (2.20%) VPN
11 2 (2.20%) SSL
11 2 (2.20%) Wireless
12 1 (1.10%) NAS
12 1 (1.10%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
1 7 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
1 7 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.40%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (3.30%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 8 (8.79%) Finance
2 2 (2.20%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.20%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.10%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 17 (18.68%) Architect
2 13 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (8.79%) Consultant
3 8 (8.79%) Support Engineer
4 7 (7.69%) Messaging Engineer
4 7 (7.69%) Analyst
4 7 (7.69%) Technical Architect
5 6 (6.59%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (4.40%) Exchange Consultant
6 4 (4.40%) Exchange Engineer
6 4 (4.40%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (4.40%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 4 (4.40%) Mobility Engineer
7 3 (3.30%) Wintel Architect
7 3 (3.30%) Escalation Engineer
7 3 (3.30%) Administrator
7 3 (3.30%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (3.30%) Support Analyst
7 3 (3.30%) Migration Engineer
7 3 (3.30%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.10%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (23.08%) Blackberry
2 5 (5.49%) Clustering
3 2 (2.20%) Replication
3 2 (2.20%) Blog
4 1 (1.10%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.10%) Life Science
4 1 (1.10%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.10%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 50 (54.95%) Windows
2 21 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
3 17 (18.68%) Windows Server 2003
4 16 (17.58%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (8.79%) Android
6 5 (5.49%) Windows 7
6 5 (5.49%) Windows 8
7 4 (4.40%) Windows Mobile
8 2 (2.20%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.10%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.10%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (28.57%) Migration
2 18 (19.78%) ITIL
3 6 (6.59%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (5.49%) Network Design
4 5 (5.49%) Project Management
5 4 (4.40%) PRINCE
5 4 (4.40%) TOGAF
5 4 (4.40%) Change Management
5 4 (4.40%) Service Management
5 4 (4.40%) Email Migration
5 4 (4.40%) Mobile Device Management
5 4 (4.40%) Problem Management
5 4 (4.40%) Change Control
6 3 (3.30%) Network Management
6 3 (3.30%) Time Management
6 3 (3.30%) QMS
6 3 (3.30%) Knowledge Management
6 3 (3.30%) MOF
7 2 (2.20%) PRINCE2
7 2 (2.20%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 16 (17.58%) PowerShell
2 14 (15.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (19.78%) Security Cleared
1 18 (19.78%) Microsoft Certification
1 18 (19.78%) MCSE
2 16 (17.58%) SC Cleared
3 14 (15.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 9 (9.89%) Degree
5 6 (6.59%) MCP
5 6 (6.59%) DV Cleared
6 4 (4.40%) CCNP
6 4 (4.40%) CCNA
6 4 (4.40%) CCA
6 4 (4.40%) Citrix Certification
6 4 (4.40%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (3.30%) MCITP
8 2 (2.20%) MCSD
8 2 (2.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (1.10%) VCP4
9 1 (1.10%) CITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.69%) SLA
2 4 (4.40%) PCI DSS
3 3 (3.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (3.30%) BS7799
3 3 (3.30%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.10%) QA
4 1 (1.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 55 (60.44%) Active Directory
2 10 (10.99%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (10.99%) Hyper-V
3 9 (9.89%) vSphere
4 8 (8.79%) XenDesktop
5 7 (7.69%) XenApp
6 5 (5.49%) VMware ESX
7 4 (4.40%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (4.40%) VMware Server
8 3 (3.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 3 (3.30%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 13 (14.29%) SCCM
2 7 (7.69%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 6 (6.59%) ARCserve
3 6 (6.59%) SCOM
4 5 (5.49%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (4.40%) NetBackup
5 4 (4.40%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 3 (3.30%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (3.30%) WSUS
6 3 (3.30%) Backup Exec
7 2 (2.20%) Windows Intune
8 1 (1.10%) Cisco UCCE
8 1 (1.10%) HP SIM
8 1 (1.10%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 57 (62.64%) Microsoft
2 26 (28.57%) VMware
3 22 (24.18%) Cisco
4 18 (19.78%) Citrix
5 14 (15.38%) Symantec
6 8 (8.79%) Lotus
6 8 (8.79%) MobileIron
7 7 (7.69%) RightFax
7 7 (7.69%) WatchGuard
7 7 (7.69%) Juniper
8 6 (6.59%) IronPort
9 5 (5.49%) HP
10 4 (4.40%) CheckPoint
10 4 (4.40%) Veeam
11 3 (3.30%) 3PAR
11 3 (3.30%) CA
11 3 (3.30%) McAfee
12 2 (2.20%) Clearswift
12 2 (2.20%) Altiris
12 2 (2.20%) Proofpoint
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