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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server 2013
Rank 114 121 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2013 30 15 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.94% 0.49% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.15% 2.94% -
Number of daily rates quoted 18 8 0
Average daily rate
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£300 £315 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £311 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-11.07% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £27.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
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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
583 510 321
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 18.22% 16.62% 14.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 412 334 198
Average daily rate £363 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.61% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 19 18
Average hourly rate £32.54 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.70% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £10.75 £16.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.50 £23.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+26.47% -10.52%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +7 12 £485 -
Devon - 8 £300 - 3
Bristol -1 3 £243 - 4
Dorset - 2 £125 -
Gloucestershire -6 1 - - 5
Somerset - 1 £225 -
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Exchange Server 2013
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 30 (75.00%) Windows
2 28 (70.00%) Active Directory
3 26 (65.00%) MS Exchange
4 23 (57.50%) Microsoft
5 22 (55.00%) Security Cleared
6 19 (47.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 19 (47.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 19 (47.50%) ITIL
7 17 (42.50%) VMware
7 17 (42.50%) Exchange Server 2010
8 15 (37.50%) Office 365
9 13 (32.50%) Windows 7
9 13 (32.50%) Lync
10 12 (30.00%) Migration
10 12 (30.00%) DV Cleared
10 12 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
11 11 (27.50%) Exchange Server 2007
11 11 (27.50%) VMware ESXi
12 10 (25.00%) SharePoint
12 10 (25.00%) DHCP
12 10 (25.00%) DNS
13 9 (22.50%) SC Cleared
13 9 (22.50%) Data Protection
14 8 (20.00%) ArcSight
15 7 (17.50%) Microsoft App-V
16 6 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
16 6 (15.00%) Citrix
16 6 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
16 6 (15.00%) Data Centre
17 5 (12.50%) User Experience

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 26 (65.00%) MS Exchange
2 17 (42.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (32.50%) Lync
4 11 (27.50%) Exchange Server 2007
5 10 (25.00%) SharePoint
6 5 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (5.00%) IIS
7 2 (5.00%) IBM Notes
7 2 (5.00%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (2.50%) Node.js
8 1 (2.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 5 (12.50%) MS Office
2 3 (7.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 15 (37.50%) Office 365
2 2 (5.00%) Symantec.cloud
3 1 (2.50%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 10 (25.00%) DHCP
1 10 (25.00%) DNS
2 4 (10.00%) SAN
3 3 (7.50%) Firewall
4 2 (5.00%) VLAN
4 2 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (2.50%) NetScaler
5 1 (2.50%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (2.50%) Internet
5 1 (2.50%) SSL
5 1 (2.50%) BIG-IP
5 1 (2.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (2.50%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 13 (32.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (12.50%) Windows Engineer
3 3 (7.50%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (7.50%) Analyst
4 2 (5.00%) Consultant
4 2 (5.00%) Technical Support
4 2 (5.00%) Support Engineer
4 2 (5.00%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (5.00%) Senior Technical Analyst
5 1 (2.50%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (2.50%) Deployment Engineer
5 1 (2.50%) Exchange Specialist
5 1 (2.50%) Exchange Consultant
5 1 (2.50%) Messaging Engineer
5 1 (2.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (2.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (2.50%) Build Engineer
5 1 (2.50%) ICT Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (2.50%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (2.50%) IT Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) MSMQ
1 1 (2.50%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (12.50%) Client/Server
2 5 (12.50%) User Experience
3 2 (5.00%) Replication
3 2 (5.00%) Clustering
3 2 (5.00%) Thin Client
3 2 (5.00%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.50%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.50%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 30 (75.00%) Windows
2 19 (47.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 19 (47.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 13 (32.50%) Windows 7
4 6 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (47.50%) ITIL
2 12 (30.00%) Migration
3 9 (22.50%) Data Protection
4 6 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (10.00%) PRINCE
6 3 (7.50%) Service Management
6 3 (7.50%) Time Management
6 3 (7.50%) Business Transformation
6 3 (7.50%) Scrum
7 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Management
7 2 (5.00%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (5.00%) Kanban
7 2 (5.00%) WFM
7 2 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (5.00%) Project Management
8 1 (2.50%) MVC
8 1 (2.50%) PRINCE2
8 1 (2.50%) OO
8 1 (2.50%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.50%) C#
Qualifications
1 22 (55.00%) Security Cleared
2 12 (30.00%) DV Cleared
3 9 (22.50%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (2.50%) A+ Certification
4 1 (2.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.50%) QA
2 1 (2.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 28 (70.00%) Active Directory
2 12 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (27.50%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (17.50%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (12.50%) Hyper-V
5 5 (12.50%) DFS Replication
5 5 (12.50%) vSphere
6 2 (5.00%) XenApp
6 2 (5.00%) XenDesktop
7 1 (2.50%) VMware Server
7 1 (2.50%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (12.50%) WSUS
1 5 (12.50%) SCCM
1 5 (12.50%) SCOM
1 5 (12.50%) SCVMM
1 5 (12.50%) SCOrch
1 5 (12.50%) SCSM
2 3 (7.50%) SCDPM
3 2 (5.00%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.50%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (2.50%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (2.50%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 23 (57.50%) Microsoft
2 17 (42.50%) VMware
3 8 (20.00%) ArcSight
4 6 (15.00%) Citrix
5 3 (7.50%) Symantec
5 3 (7.50%) Veeam
6 2 (5.00%) Cisco
6 2 (5.00%) Lotus
7 1 (2.50%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.50%) Sophos
7 1 (2.50%) Juniper
7 1 (2.50%) Veritas
7 1 (2.50%) HP
7 1 (2.50%) Dell
7 1 (2.50%) Lumension
7 1 (2.50%) Acronis
7 1 (2.50%) F5
7 1 (2.50%) SonicWALL
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