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 23 January 2015 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server 2013
Rank 216 201 219
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +18
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2013 38 30 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.41% 0.36% 0.013%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.31% 2.09% 0.079%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 15 1
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£375 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £316 £375
% change year-on-year
+18.57% -15.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 -
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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
1645 1438 1261
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 17.81% 17.07% 16.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 937 725 640
Average daily rate £378 £353 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.94% +0.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 83 97
Average hourly rate £19.88 £15.30 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.90% -19.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.79 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £44.80 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.38 £18.40
% change year-on-year
-2.04% -0.13%

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 23 January 2015.

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 23 January 2015. 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 +11 14 £400 +6.66% 12
Hampshire -21 7 £288 -28.57% 10
Oxfordshire -12 5 £500 +25.00% 2
Surrey -5 4 £325 +8.33% 2
Buckinghamshire -9 4 £300 - 1
West Sussex - 3 £350 -
Kent -10 1 £375 +87.50%
East Sussex - - - - 2
Home Counties - - - -
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Exchange Server 2013
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 75 (71.43%) Microsoft
1 75 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 69 (65.71%) MS Exchange
3 56 (53.33%) Lync
4 52 (49.52%) SharePoint
4 52 (49.52%) Windows
5 41 (39.05%) Hyper-V
6 40 (38.10%) Exchange Server 2010
6 40 (38.10%) SQL
7 34 (32.38%) Clustering
7 34 (32.38%) SharePoint 2013
8 33 (31.43%) Windows Server 2012
8 33 (31.43%) Disaster Recovery
9 32 (30.48%) CRM
10 31 (29.52%) VMware
10 31 (29.52%) Dynamics CRM
11 30 (28.57%) BizTalk Server
12 29 (27.62%) SharePoint 2010
13 27 (25.71%) Windows Server 2003
13 27 (25.71%) Dynamics AX
14 26 (24.76%) Cloud Computing
15 24 (22.86%) Windows Server 2008
16 21 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
17 20 (19.05%) Application Packaging
18 19 (18.10%) .NET
19 18 (17.14%) Citrix
20 17 (16.19%) MS Excel
21 16 (15.24%) SOA
21 16 (15.24%) Security Cleared
22 15 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 69 (65.71%) MS Exchange
2 56 (53.33%) Lync
3 52 (49.52%) SharePoint
4 40 (38.10%) Exchange Server 2010
5 34 (32.38%) SharePoint 2013
6 30 (28.57%) BizTalk Server
7 29 (27.62%) SharePoint 2010
8 15 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
9 10 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2003
10 9 (8.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 8 (7.62%) SharePoint Server
11 8 (7.62%) IBM Notes
12 3 (2.86%) IIS
13 2 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2000
14 1 (0.95%) Exchange Server 5.5
14 1 (0.95%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 17 (16.19%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.86%) MS Office
3 1 (0.95%) MS Project
3 1 (0.95%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 31 (29.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 27 (25.71%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 26 (24.76%) Cloud Computing
2 13 (12.38%) Office 365
3 5 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.95%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (13.33%) Firewall
2 13 (12.38%) LAN
3 11 (10.48%) SAN
3 11 (10.48%) DNS
4 8 (7.62%) WAN
4 8 (7.62%) SMTP
5 5 (4.76%) DMZ
5 5 (4.76%) DHCP
6 4 (3.81%) TCP/IP
6 4 (3.81%) MPLS
6 4 (3.81%) Unified Communications
7 3 (2.86%) Kerberos
7 3 (2.86%) Internet
8 2 (1.90%) BIG-IP
8 2 (1.90%) BGP
8 2 (1.90%) IPsec
8 2 (1.90%) VPN
8 2 (1.90%) OSPF
9 1 (0.95%) VLAN
9 1 (0.95%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.48%) SQL Server
1 11 (10.48%) SQL Server 2005
1 11 (10.48%) SQL Server 2012
2 10 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.95%) Amazon RDS
General
1 6 (5.71%) Finance
2 2 (1.90%) Advertising
3 1 (0.95%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.95%) Legal
3 1 (0.95%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.95%) Financial Institution
3 1 (0.95%) Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (29.52%) Architect
2 28 (26.67%) Technical Architect
3 14 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 13 (12.38%) Analyst
5 11 (10.48%) Support Engineer
6 8 (7.62%) 3rd Line Support
6 8 (7.62%) Consultant
7 7 (6.67%) Administrator
8 6 (5.71%) Senior Technical Architect
8 6 (5.71%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 6 (5.71%) Systems Administrator
8 6 (5.71%) Senior Architect
9 5 (4.76%) Support Analyst
10 4 (3.81%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 4 (3.81%) Exchange Engineer
11 3 (2.86%) Messaging Engineer
11 3 (2.86%) Project Manager
11 3 (2.86%) Desktop Support
11 3 (2.86%) Technical Specialist
11 3 (2.86%) Senior Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (19.05%) Application Packaging
2 19 (18.10%) .NET
3 4 (3.81%) .NET Framework
4 2 (1.90%) Web Services
5 1 (0.95%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 34 (32.38%) Clustering
2 12 (11.43%) Blackberry
3 8 (7.62%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.76%) Replication
5 3 (2.86%) Reference Data
5 3 (2.86%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.95%) PKI
6 1 (0.95%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.95%) Life Science
6 1 (0.95%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 52 (49.52%) Windows
2 33 (31.43%) Windows Server 2012
3 27 (25.71%) Windows Server 2003
4 24 (22.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (10.48%) Windows 7
6 5 (4.76%) Windows 8
7 4 (3.81%) Windows XP
8 3 (2.86%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.95%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (31.43%) Disaster Recovery
2 32 (30.48%) CRM
3 16 (15.24%) SOA
4 14 (13.33%) Enterprise Architecture
4 14 (13.33%) ITIL
4 14 (13.33%) Migration
5 10 (9.52%) Email Migration
6 7 (6.67%) Knowledge Management
7 6 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (4.76%) Performance Analysis
8 5 (4.76%) Network Management
9 4 (3.81%) Data Modelling
9 4 (3.81%) Data Architecture
10 3 (2.86%) Service Management
11 2 (1.90%) Project Management
11 2 (1.90%) Time Management
11 2 (1.90%) Technical Architecture
12 1 (0.95%) Mentoring
12 1 (0.95%) Business Transformation
12 1 (0.95%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 40 (38.10%) SQL
2 10 (9.52%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (15.24%) Security Cleared
2 12 (11.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (10.48%) MCSE
4 10 (9.52%) SC Cleared
5 5 (4.76%) MCITP
6 4 (3.81%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (3.81%) CCNP
6 4 (3.81%) Degree
7 3 (2.86%) CCNA
7 3 (2.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (1.90%) MCTS
8 2 (1.90%) MCP
8 2 (1.90%) MCSA
9 1 (0.95%) VCAP
9 1 (0.95%) CCIA
9 1 (0.95%) CCA
9 1 (0.95%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.95%) CCEA
9 1 (0.95%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.57%) SLA
2 1 (0.95%) P3O
2 1 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.95%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.95%) BS7799
2 1 (0.95%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 75 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 41 (39.05%) Hyper-V
3 21 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (10.48%) XenDesktop
5 5 (4.76%) vSphere
6 4 (3.81%) XenApp
7 3 (2.86%) VMware ESX
8 2 (1.90%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.95%) UAG
9 1 (0.95%) Xen
9 1 (0.95%) Firmware
9 1 (0.95%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 9 (8.57%) SCCM
2 8 (7.62%) ARCserve
3 6 (5.71%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 5 (4.76%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (2.86%) SCOM
6 2 (1.90%) Foglight
6 2 (1.90%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (1.90%) ZABBIX
6 2 (1.90%) SolarWinds Orion
6 2 (1.90%) Cisco UCCE
6 2 (1.90%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (0.95%) WSUS
7 1 (0.95%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 75 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 31 (29.52%) VMware
3 18 (17.14%) Citrix
4 13 (12.38%) Cisco
5 10 (9.52%) HP
5 10 (9.52%) Symantec
6 8 (7.62%) 3PAR
6 8 (7.62%) CA
6 8 (7.62%) Lotus
7 7 (6.67%) Altiris
8 4 (3.81%) CheckPoint
9 3 (2.86%) Brocade
9 3 (2.86%) WatchGuard
10 2 (1.90%) Tripwire
10 2 (1.90%) Clearswift
10 2 (1.90%) SolarWinds
10 2 (1.90%) Verint
10 2 (1.90%) RightFax
10 2 (1.90%) F5
11 1 (0.95%) MobileIron
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