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 16 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 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server 2013
Rank 122 126 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2013 19 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.57% 0.042% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.76% 0.25% -
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 0
Average daily rate £363 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £415 -
% change year-on-year
-15.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £32.50 -
% change year-on-year
-35.38% -
Application Platforms Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
689 400 571
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 20.51% 16.76% 15.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 427 243 325
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £228 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £500 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 8 44
Average hourly rate £20.00 £24.50 £23.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.36% +2.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £25.00 £42.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -2.56%
Exchange Server 2013
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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 16 April 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 16 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
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Devon - 8 £378 -
Wiltshire - 5 - - 2
Gloucestershire - 2 £378 - 3
Bristol - 1 £350 - 4
Somerset - - - - 3
Exchange Server 2013
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Exchange Server 2013
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 23 (95.83%) Microsoft
2 22 (91.67%) MS Exchange
3 18 (75.00%) Windows
4 14 (58.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 12 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 12 (50.00%) Migration
6 10 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (37.50%) Hyper-V
7 9 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (29.17%) SCCM
8 7 (29.17%) Data Protection
8 7 (29.17%) SCOrch
8 7 (29.17%) Lync
8 7 (29.17%) HP
9 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
9 6 (25.00%) MS Office
9 6 (25.00%) Office 365
9 6 (25.00%) SCOM
9 6 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
10 5 (20.83%) 3PAR
10 5 (20.83%) Infrastructure Management
10 5 (20.83%) Load Balancing
10 5 (20.83%) SCSM
10 5 (20.83%) Cisco
10 5 (20.83%) SharePoint
10 5 (20.83%) SAN
10 5 (20.83%) Security Management
11 4 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
11 4 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
11 4 (16.67%) IIS

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 22 (91.67%) MS Exchange
2 14 (58.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (29.17%) Lync
4 5 (20.83%) SharePoint
5 4 (16.67%) IIS
5 4 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (8.33%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (8.33%) Node.js
7 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (4.17%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 6 (25.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.83%) SAN
2 1 (4.17%) DHCP
2 1 (4.17%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (8.33%) Relational Database
3 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 2 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Analyst
2 5 (20.83%) Consultant
3 4 (16.67%) Service Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Systems Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Migration Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Exchange Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Service Design Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Test Leader
5 2 (8.33%) C# Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Support Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Technical Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Exchange Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Wintel Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Migration Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) MSMQ
1 2 (8.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Wiki
2 2 (8.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 18 (75.00%) Windows
2 10 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (8.33%) Windows 7
4 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (50.00%) Migration
2 7 (29.17%) Data Protection
3 5 (20.83%) Infrastructure Management
3 5 (20.83%) Security Management
3 5 (20.83%) Load Balancing
4 4 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (12.50%) Incident Management
5 3 (12.50%) Kanban
5 3 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (12.50%) Release Management
5 3 (12.50%) Scrum
5 3 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (12.50%) ITIL
5 3 (12.50%) Configuration Management
6 2 (8.33%) Project Management
6 2 (8.33%) Change Management
6 2 (8.33%) OO
6 2 (8.33%) MVC
6 2 (8.33%) Workflow
6 2 (8.33%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.50%) PowerShell
2 2 (8.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 4 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.33%) DV Cleared
3 1 (4.17%) MCP
3 1 (4.17%) MCSE
3 1 (4.17%) ISEB
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (4.17%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) SLA
2 2 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 12 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (37.50%) Hyper-V
3 2 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (8.33%) VMware ESX
4 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 7 (29.17%) SCCM
1 7 (29.17%) SCOrch
2 6 (25.00%) SCOM
3 5 (20.83%) SCSM
4 3 (12.50%) WSUS
4 3 (12.50%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (8.33%) SCDPM
5 2 (8.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (4.17%) ARCserve
6 1 (4.17%) NetBackup
6 1 (4.17%) Backup Exec
6 1 (4.17%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 23 (95.83%) Microsoft
2 7 (29.17%) HP
3 5 (20.83%) Cisco
3 5 (20.83%) 3PAR
4 3 (12.50%) EMC
5 2 (8.33%) VMware
5 2 (8.33%) SolarWinds
6 1 (4.17%) Symantec
6 1 (4.17%) Dell
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