The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 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 West 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server 2013
Rank 124 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2013 16 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.52% - -
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.24% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 0
Average daily rate
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£315 - -
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 £27.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £22.50 -
% change year-on-year
-46.66% -
Application Platforms Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
494 326 505
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 16.16% 15.30% 16.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 325 209 312
Average daily rate £330 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £195 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 18 18
Average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.63% -15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.65 £16.85 £18.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.30 £23.75 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-13.15% -5.00%
Exchange Server 2013
England

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 July 2014.

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 July 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
Gloucestershire - 8 £315 -
Wiltshire - 5 - -
Bristol - 1 - - 5
Cornwall - - - - 1
Devon - - - -
Somerset - - - - 9
Exchange Server 2013
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 29 (93.55%) MS Exchange
2 27 (87.10%) Microsoft
3 22 (70.97%) Windows
4 19 (61.29%) Exchange Server 2010
5 16 (51.61%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (45.16%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (41.94%) Active Directory
8 11 (35.48%) HP
8 11 (35.48%) SCCM
9 10 (32.26%) SQL Server 2008
9 10 (32.26%) Security Cleared
9 10 (32.26%) MS Excel
9 10 (32.26%) SQL Server
10 9 (29.03%) ITIL
10 9 (29.03%) SharePoint
11 8 (25.81%) VMware
11 8 (25.81%) VMware ESX
11 8 (25.81%) Hyper-V
11 8 (25.81%) SCOM
12 7 (22.58%) Data Protection
12 7 (22.58%) Exchange Server 2003
12 7 (22.58%) PowerShell
12 7 (22.58%) Lync
12 7 (22.58%) Migration
12 7 (22.58%) SLA
12 7 (22.58%) IIS
13 6 (19.35%) C#
13 6 (19.35%) MSMQ
13 6 (19.35%) Symantec
13 6 (19.35%) MVC

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 29 (93.55%) MS Exchange
2 19 (61.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (29.03%) SharePoint
4 7 (22.58%) IIS
4 7 (22.58%) Exchange Server 2003
4 7 (22.58%) Lync
5 5 (16.13%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (9.68%) Node.js
7 2 (6.45%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (3.23%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 10 (32.26%) MS Excel
2 4 (12.90%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.90%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.13%) DHCP
1 5 (16.13%) DNS
2 4 (12.90%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (32.26%) SQL Server
1 10 (32.26%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (16.13%) SQL Server 2012
2 5 (16.13%) Relational Database
2 5 (16.13%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 4 (12.90%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.45%) Military
3 1 (3.23%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (25.81%) Administrator
2 6 (19.35%) Developer
3 5 (16.13%) Analyst
3 5 (16.13%) Systems Administrator
3 5 (16.13%) C# Developer
3 5 (16.13%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 4 (12.90%) Consultant
5 3 (9.68%) Service Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Exchange Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Migration Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Service Design Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Test Leader
7 1 (3.23%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Wintel Consultant
7 1 (3.23%) Delphi Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Support Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) .NET Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (19.35%) MSMQ
1 6 (19.35%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (3.23%) .NET
2 1 (3.23%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.45%) Wiki
3 1 (3.23%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 22 (70.97%) Windows
2 16 (51.61%) Windows Server 2012
3 14 (45.16%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (12.90%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (29.03%) ITIL
2 7 (22.58%) Migration
2 7 (22.58%) Data Protection
3 6 (19.35%) MVC
4 5 (16.13%) OO
4 5 (16.13%) Project Management
4 5 (16.13%) Systems Analysis
4 5 (16.13%) Business Analysis
5 4 (12.90%) Security Management
5 4 (12.90%) Scrum
5 4 (12.90%) Load Balancing
6 3 (9.68%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Management
7 2 (6.45%) Reverse Engineering
7 2 (6.45%) Network Architecture
7 2 (6.45%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (6.45%) Incident Management
7 2 (6.45%) Service Management
7 2 (6.45%) Change Management
7 2 (6.45%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (22.58%) PowerShell
2 6 (19.35%) C#
3 2 (6.45%) Delphi
3 2 (6.45%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (32.26%) Security Cleared
2 6 (19.35%) DV Cleared
3 3 (9.68%) Degree
3 3 (9.68%) SC Cleared
3 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (6.45%) MCSE
5 1 (3.23%) ISEB
5 1 (3.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (3.23%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (22.58%) SLA
2 5 (16.13%) QA
System Software
1 13 (41.94%) Active Directory
2 8 (25.81%) VMware ESX
2 8 (25.81%) Hyper-V
3 2 (6.45%) XenApp
3 2 (6.45%) XenDesktop
3 2 (6.45%) vSphere
4 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (35.48%) SCCM
2 8 (25.81%) SCOM
3 6 (19.35%) NetBackup
4 5 (16.13%) HP SIM
4 5 (16.13%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 5 (16.13%) SCOrch
5 3 (9.68%) SCSM
5 3 (9.68%) EMC NetWorker
5 3 (9.68%) Backup Exec
6 2 (6.45%) WSUS
6 2 (6.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (6.45%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (6.45%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (3.23%) ARCserve
7 1 (3.23%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 27 (87.10%) Microsoft
2 11 (35.48%) HP
3 8 (25.81%) VMware
4 6 (19.35%) Symantec
5 5 (16.13%) Cisco
6 4 (12.90%) 3PAR
7 3 (9.68%) EMC
8 2 (6.45%) Citrix
8 2 (6.45%) Remedy
8 2 (6.45%) McAfee
9 1 (3.23%) IBM
9 1 (3.23%) Dell
9 1 (3.23%) SolarWinds