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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Exchange Server 2013
Rank 111 133 111
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -22
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2013 33 12 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.11% 0.38% 0.73%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.40% 2.24% 3.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 8 9
Average daily rate £350 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £350 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £21.75 £19.25
% change year-on-year
-24.13% +12.98%
Exchange Server 2013
England

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
516 535 546
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 17.41% 16.87% 20.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 371 338 322
Average daily rate £350 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £179 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £535 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 25 24
Average hourly rate £18.00 £22.69 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.66% +13.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.55 £10.90 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £36.40 £31.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

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 14 February 2016.

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 14 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +13 22 £350 -12.50%
Bristol +4 4 £350 -12.50%
Dorset - 3 £170 - 1
Gloucestershire - 1 - - 2
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England

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

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 50 (90.91%) Windows
2 47 (85.45%) MS Exchange
3 41 (74.55%) Active Directory
4 36 (65.45%) Windows Server 2012
5 34 (61.82%) Exchange Server 2010
6 33 (60.00%) Windows Server
7 29 (52.73%) Microsoft
7 29 (52.73%) VMware
8 27 (49.09%) Migration
9 26 (47.27%) Windows Server 2008
10 25 (45.45%) Windows Server 2003
11 22 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
12 20 (36.36%) Office 365
13 19 (34.55%) vSphere
13 19 (34.55%) VMware Infrastructure
13 19 (34.55%) ITIL
14 15 (27.27%) Skype for Business
14 15 (27.27%) Skype
15 14 (25.45%) DHCP
16 13 (23.64%) DNS
17 12 (21.82%) TCP/IP
17 12 (21.82%) MS Office
17 12 (21.82%) Microsoft Certification
18 11 (20.00%) PowerShell
18 11 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 10 (18.18%) NetApp
19 10 (18.18%) MCSE
20 9 (16.36%) VMware ESX
20 9 (16.36%) MCSA
20 9 (16.36%) SAN

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

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 47 (85.45%) MS Exchange
2 34 (61.82%) Exchange Server 2010
3 22 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 15 (27.27%) Skype for Business
5 9 (16.36%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (9.09%) SharePoint
7 2 (3.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.82%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 12 (21.82%) MS Office
2 6 (10.91%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 20 (36.36%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (27.27%) Skype
2 14 (25.45%) DHCP
3 13 (23.64%) DNS
4 12 (21.82%) TCP/IP
5 9 (16.36%) SAN
6 6 (10.91%) Ethernet
6 6 (10.91%) Firewall
7 5 (9.09%) Remote Desktop
8 4 (7.27%) Internet
8 4 (7.27%) Unified Communications
9 1 (1.82%) IPv4
9 1 (1.82%) VLAN
9 1 (1.82%) VPN
9 1 (1.82%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.82%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 8 (14.55%) Finance
2 2 (3.64%) Back Office
3 1 (1.82%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (20.00%) Windows Engineer
2 10 (18.18%) Support Engineer
2 10 (18.18%) VMware Engineer
3 8 (14.55%) Analyst
4 7 (12.73%) 3rd Line Support
4 7 (12.73%) Exchange Support
5 6 (10.91%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 6 (10.91%) Active Directory Engineer
5 6 (10.91%) Exchange Engineer
5 6 (10.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (9.09%) Active Directory Support
6 5 (9.09%) Active Directory Support Engineer
6 5 (9.09%) Windows Support Engineer
7 4 (7.27%) Messaging Engineer
7 4 (7.27%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (5.45%) 2nd Line Support
8 3 (5.45%) Consultant
8 3 (5.45%) IT Engineer
8 3 (5.45%) Messaging Analyst
8 3 (5.45%) Senior Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.36%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (9.09%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.64%) Blackberry
3 2 (3.64%) Clustering
3 2 (3.64%) EqualLogic
3 2 (3.64%) Replication
4 1 (1.82%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.82%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 50 (90.91%) Windows
2 36 (65.45%) Windows Server 2012
3 33 (60.00%) Windows Server
4 26 (47.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 25 (45.45%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (10.91%) Windows 7
7 5 (9.09%) Windows 8
8 4 (7.27%) Windows 10
9 2 (3.64%) Linux
9 2 (3.64%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (1.82%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (49.09%) Migration
2 19 (34.55%) ITIL
3 9 (16.36%) Data Protection
4 8 (14.55%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (14.55%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (10.91%) PRINCE
6 5 (9.09%) Time Management
7 3 (5.45%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (3.64%) Kanban
8 2 (3.64%) Scrum
9 1 (1.82%) Data Centre Operations
9 1 (1.82%) Fault Analysis
9 1 (1.82%) High Availability
9 1 (1.82%) Information Security
9 1 (1.82%) Presales
9 1 (1.82%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 5 (9.09%) SQL
3 1 (1.82%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (21.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 10 (18.18%) MCSE
4 9 (16.36%) MCSA
5 6 (10.91%) Security Cleared
6 5 (9.09%) SC Cleared
7 2 (3.64%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (1.82%) DBS Check
8 1 (1.82%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.27%) QA
1 4 (7.27%) SLA
2 2 (3.64%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 41 (74.55%) Active Directory
2 19 (34.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (34.55%) vSphere
3 9 (16.36%) VMware ESX
3 9 (16.36%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (9.09%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (1.82%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.82%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (12.73%) NetBackup
2 4 (7.27%) SCCM
2 4 (7.27%) WSUS
3 2 (3.64%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (1.82%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.82%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.82%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 29 (52.73%) Microsoft
1 29 (52.73%) VMware
2 10 (18.18%) NetApp
3 8 (14.55%) Citrix
4 7 (12.73%) Sophos
5 6 (10.91%) Dell
5 6 (10.91%) Symantec
6 5 (9.09%) Barracuda Networks
7 3 (5.45%) HP
7 3 (5.45%) SolarWinds
8 2 (3.64%) Cisco
8 2 (3.64%) Forcepoint
8 2 (3.64%) IronPort
8 2 (3.64%) Oracle
8 2 (3.64%) RightFax
9 1 (1.82%) Altiris
9 1 (1.82%) Intel Security
9 1 (1.82%) Veeam