The first table below looks at the demand 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the South East region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server 2013
Rank 201 234 -
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2013 51 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.53% 0.012% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.17% 0.068% -
Number of daily rates quoted 21 1 0
Average daily rate £400 £280 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £415 -
% change year-on-year
-13.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £21.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £32.50 -
% change year-on-year
-35.38% -
Application Platforms Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
1607 1479 1712
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 16.68% 17.36% 16.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 878 800 840
Average daily rate £350 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £213 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £333
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 97 82
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.09 £13.15 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £31.45 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -
Exchange Server 2013
England

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 April 2014.

Exchange Server 2013 Daily Rate Histogram 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 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +27 26 £400 +42.85% 3
Buckinghamshire - 14 £450 -
Surrey - 3 £350 - 1
Oxfordshire - 1 £200 -
Hampshire - 1 £400 - 1
Kent - - - - 1
West Sussex - - - -
Exchange Server 2013
England

Exchange Server 2013
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 65 (81.25%) MS Exchange
2 47 (58.75%) Microsoft
2 47 (58.75%) Migration
3 38 (47.50%) Windows
4 36 (45.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 34 (42.50%) Active Directory
6 26 (32.50%) Lync
7 23 (28.75%) Exchange Server 2007
8 22 (27.50%) VMware
8 22 (27.50%) Hyper-V
9 21 (26.25%) MS Excel
9 21 (26.25%) SharePoint
10 18 (22.50%) Citrix
10 18 (22.50%) SCCM
10 18 (22.50%) Security Cleared
11 17 (21.25%) VMware Infrastructure
11 17 (21.25%) Finance
11 17 (21.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 16 (20.00%) Office 365
13 15 (18.75%) PowerShell
14 14 (17.50%) Cisco
15 12 (15.00%) SAN
15 12 (15.00%) RightFax
15 12 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
16 11 (13.75%) Windows Server 2008
16 11 (13.75%) Budget Control
16 11 (13.75%) Windows 7
16 11 (13.75%) Project Management
16 11 (13.75%) PRINCE2
16 11 (13.75%) MS Office

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

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 65 (81.25%) MS Exchange
2 36 (45.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 26 (32.50%) Lync
4 23 (28.75%) Exchange Server 2007
5 21 (26.25%) SharePoint
6 17 (21.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 9 (11.25%) Exchange Server 2003
8 8 (10.00%) SharePoint 2013
9 6 (7.50%) Lotus Domino
10 4 (5.00%) Zimbra
10 4 (5.00%) SAS
10 4 (5.00%) IBM Notes
11 2 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2000
12 1 (1.25%) IIS
Applications
1 21 (26.25%) MS Excel
2 11 (13.75%) MS Office
3 1 (1.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (20.00%) Office 365
2 3 (3.75%) SaaS
3 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (15.00%) SAN
2 10 (12.50%) Firewall
3 5 (6.25%) DNS
3 5 (6.25%) Internet
4 4 (5.00%) iSCSI
4 4 (5.00%) DHCP
5 2 (2.50%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (1.25%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.25%) VPN
6 1 (1.25%) ADSL
6 1 (1.25%) DMZ
6 1 (1.25%) Wireless
6 1 (1.25%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.50%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 17 (21.25%) Finance
2 11 (13.75%) Telecoms
3 8 (10.00%) Local Government
4 3 (3.75%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (26.25%) Architect
2 12 (15.00%) Project Manager
2 12 (15.00%) Consultant
3 8 (10.00%) Messaging Engineer
4 7 (8.75%) Technical Project Manager
4 7 (8.75%) Technical Manager
5 6 (7.50%) Server Engineer
5 6 (7.50%) Support Engineer
5 6 (7.50%) Technical Architect
6 5 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
6 5 (6.25%) Exchange Engineer
7 4 (5.00%) Messaging Consultant
8 3 (3.75%) 3rd Line Support
9 2 (2.50%) Senior Server Specialist
9 2 (2.50%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
9 2 (2.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 2 (2.50%) Wintel Architect
9 2 (2.50%) Principal Architect
9 2 (2.50%) Messaging Architect
9 2 (2.50%) Migration Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.25%) Blackberry
2 2 (2.50%) Hedge funds
2 2 (2.50%) Clustering
2 2 (2.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 38 (47.50%) Windows
2 12 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (13.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (13.75%) Windows 7
4 5 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (3.75%) Android
6 2 (2.50%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.25%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (58.75%) Migration
2 11 (13.75%) Budget Control
2 11 (13.75%) Project Management
2 11 (13.75%) PRINCE2
3 8 (10.00%) ITIL
4 7 (8.75%) Change Management
5 5 (6.25%) Problem Management
5 5 (6.25%) Network Design
6 4 (5.00%) TOGAF
6 4 (5.00%) PRINCE
6 4 (5.00%) CRM
7 3 (3.75%) ERP
7 3 (3.75%) Workflow
7 3 (3.75%) Change Control
8 2 (2.50%) Mobile Device Management
8 2 (2.50%) Investment Management
8 2 (2.50%) Project Planning
8 2 (2.50%) Asset Management
8 2 (2.50%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (1.25%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (18.75%) PowerShell
2 2 (2.50%) SQL
3 1 (1.25%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 18 (22.50%) Security Cleared
2 11 (13.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 9 (11.25%) SC Cleared
4 8 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (5.00%) DV Cleared
5 4 (5.00%) CCA
5 4 (5.00%) Citrix Certification
5 4 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (5.00%) MCSE
6 3 (3.75%) MCP
7 2 (2.50%) VCDX
8 1 (1.25%) CITP
8 1 (1.25%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.75%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.25%) QA
System Software
1 34 (42.50%) Active Directory
2 22 (27.50%) Hyper-V
3 17 (21.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (5.00%) UAG
4 4 (5.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 4 (5.00%) VMware Server
5 3 (3.75%) VMware ESX
6 2 (2.50%) XenApp
6 2 (2.50%) XenDesktop
6 2 (2.50%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (2.50%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.25%) ISA Server
7 1 (1.25%) KVM
Systems Management
1 18 (22.50%) SCCM
2 11 (13.75%) SCOM
3 5 (6.25%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 4 (5.00%) SCOrch
4 4 (5.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 3 (3.75%) ARCserve
6 2 (2.50%) Windows Intune
6 2 (2.50%) NetBackup
6 2 (2.50%) Backup Exec
6 2 (2.50%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (1.25%) Plesk
Vendors
1 47 (58.75%) Microsoft
2 22 (27.50%) VMware
3 18 (22.50%) Citrix
4 14 (17.50%) Cisco
5 12 (15.00%) RightFax
6 10 (12.50%) Lotus
7 8 (10.00%) Symantec
8 7 (8.75%) MobileIron
9 6 (7.50%) IronPort
10 5 (6.25%) Juniper
10 5 (6.25%) WatchGuard
11 4 (5.00%) Veeam
12 1 (1.25%) HP
12 1 (1.25%) Dell
12 1 (1.25%) Remedy
12 1 (1.25%) McAfee
12 1 (1.25%) Websense
12 1 (1.25%) Hitachi
12 1 (1.25%) ServiceNow
12 1 (1.25%) F5
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