The table below looks at the statistics for Exchange Server 2013 skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West 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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server 2013
Rank 119 123 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2013 31 17 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.93% 0.54% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.34% 3.26% -
Number of daily rates quoted 18 9 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £383 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.49% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £358 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.39% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £27.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.50 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +13.04%
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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 West region.

Application Platforms Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
580 521 365
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 17.34% 16.48% 16.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 393 326 220
Average daily rate £375 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £231 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £522 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 16 20
Average hourly rate £39.25 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+96.25% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.30 £10.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -9.32%

Exchange Server 2013
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Exchange Server 2013 across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

Exchange Server 2013 Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Exchange Server 2013
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2013 across the South West region.

Exchange Server 2013 Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Exchange Server 2013
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Exchange Server 2013 across the South West region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Exchange Server 2013 Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Exchange Server 2013
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 28 August 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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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
Wiltshire +3 14 £485 +7.77% 5
Devon - 10 £325 -
Gloucestershire -4 3 - - 4
Dorset - 1 £110 - 3
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Exchange Server 2013
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 34 (79.07%) Windows
2 33 (76.74%) Active Directory
3 28 (65.12%) MS Exchange
4 26 (60.47%) Windows Server 2008
4 26 (60.47%) Windows Server 2012
5 25 (58.14%) Microsoft
6 22 (51.16%) Security Cleared
7 21 (48.84%) Exchange Server 2010
8 19 (44.19%) ITIL
9 15 (34.88%) DNS
9 15 (34.88%) DHCP
9 15 (34.88%) Migration
9 15 (34.88%) VMware
9 15 (34.88%) Windows 7
10 14 (32.56%) DV Cleared
10 14 (32.56%) Office 365
11 13 (30.23%) VMware ESXi
11 13 (30.23%) Lync
12 12 (27.91%) Data Protection
12 12 (27.91%) Exchange Server 2007
13 10 (23.26%) SharePoint
13 10 (23.26%) VMware Infrastructure
14 9 (20.93%) ArcSight
15 8 (18.60%) SC Cleared
15 8 (18.60%) Windows Server 2003
15 8 (18.60%) Microsoft App-V
16 7 (16.28%) MS Office
16 7 (16.28%) Exchange Server 2003
17 6 (13.95%) WSUS
17 6 (13.95%) SCCM

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 28 (65.12%) MS Exchange
2 21 (48.84%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (30.23%) Lync
4 12 (27.91%) Exchange Server 2007
5 10 (23.26%) SharePoint
6 7 (16.28%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (4.65%) IIS
7 2 (4.65%) IBM Notes
7 2 (4.65%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (2.33%) Node.js
8 1 (2.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 7 (16.28%) MS Office
2 4 (9.30%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 14 (32.56%) Office 365
2 3 (6.98%) Symantec.cloud
Communications & Networking
1 15 (34.88%) DHCP
1 15 (34.88%) DNS
2 4 (9.30%) Firewall
2 4 (9.30%) SAN
3 2 (4.65%) VLAN
3 2 (4.65%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.33%) SSL
4 1 (2.33%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (2.33%) NetScaler
4 1 (2.33%) Internet
4 1 (2.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (2.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 12 (27.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (11.63%) Analyst
2 5 (11.63%) Senior Analyst
3 4 (9.30%) Windows Engineer
4 3 (6.98%) Senior Technical Analyst
4 3 (6.98%) Support Engineer
4 3 (6.98%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (4.65%) Technical Support
5 2 (4.65%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (4.65%) Consultant
5 2 (4.65%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (2.33%) Senior Technician
6 1 (2.33%) ICT Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (2.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (2.33%) Exchange Specialist
6 1 (2.33%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (2.33%) Exchange Consultant
6 1 (2.33%) Messaging Engineer
6 1 (2.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (2.33%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.33%) MSMQ
1 1 (2.33%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.95%) Client/Server
1 6 (13.95%) User Experience
1 6 (13.95%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.65%) Thin Client
2 2 (4.65%) Replication
2 2 (4.65%) Clustering
2 2 (4.65%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.33%) HP Storage
3 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.33%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.33%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 34 (79.07%) Windows
2 26 (60.47%) Windows Server 2008
2 26 (60.47%) Windows Server 2012
3 15 (34.88%) Windows 7
4 8 (18.60%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (44.19%) ITIL
2 15 (34.88%) Migration
3 12 (27.91%) Data Protection
4 5 (11.63%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (11.63%) Time Management
5 4 (9.30%) Scrum
6 3 (6.98%) Kanban
6 3 (6.98%) Service Management
6 3 (6.98%) Business Transformation
7 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Management
7 2 (4.65%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (4.65%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (4.65%) PRINCE
7 2 (4.65%) WFM
8 1 (2.33%) Load Balancing
8 1 (2.33%) Wealth Management
8 1 (2.33%) Information Security
8 1 (2.33%) Systems Analysis
8 1 (2.33%) Business Analysis
8 1 (2.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.65%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 22 (51.16%) Security Cleared
2 14 (32.56%) DV Cleared
3 8 (18.60%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.33%) A+ Certification
4 1 (2.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.98%) QA
2 1 (2.33%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.33%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (76.74%) Active Directory
2 13 (30.23%) VMware ESXi
3 10 (23.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (18.60%) Microsoft App-V
5 6 (13.95%) DFS Replication
6 5 (11.63%) vSphere
6 5 (11.63%) Hyper-V
7 2 (4.65%) XenApp
7 2 (4.65%) XenDesktop
8 1 (2.33%) VMware Server
8 1 (2.33%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (13.95%) WSUS
1 6 (13.95%) SCCM
1 6 (13.95%) SCOM
1 6 (13.95%) SCVMM
1 6 (13.95%) SCOrch
1 6 (13.95%) SCSM
2 4 (9.30%) SCDPM
3 2 (4.65%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 2 (4.65%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.33%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (2.33%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 25 (58.14%) Microsoft
2 15 (34.88%) VMware
3 9 (20.93%) ArcSight
4 6 (13.95%) Citrix
5 4 (9.30%) Symantec
6 3 (6.98%) HP
6 3 (6.98%) Veeam
7 2 (4.65%) Dell
7 2 (4.65%) Lotus
8 1 (2.33%) Cisco
8 1 (2.33%) Sophos
8 1 (2.33%) Veritas
8 1 (2.33%) Acronis
8 1 (2.33%) SonicWALL
8 1 (2.33%) Lumension
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