The table below looks at the statistics for Exchange Server 2013 skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Exchange Server 2013 over the 3 months to 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server 2013
Rank 418 475 536
Rank change year-on-year
+57 +61
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2013 178 125 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.32% 0.22% 0.058%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.75% 1.27% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 62 15
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£375 £330 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £415
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -15.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 6 2
Average hourly rate £28.75 £21.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.72% -33.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -35.38%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Application Platforms Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
10187 9812 8574
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.23% 17.41% 17.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 6166 5996 4859
Average daily rate £395 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 361 311 417
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.09 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £39.67
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -5.26%

Exchange Server 2013
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Exchange Server 2013 Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Exchange Server 2013
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2013 within the UK.

Exchange Server 2013 Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Exchange Server 2013
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Exchange Server 2013 within the UK over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Exchange Server 2013 Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Exchange Server 2013
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Exchange Server 2013 within the UK.

Exchange Server 2013 Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Exchange Server 2013
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Exchange Server 2013 within the UK over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Exchange Server 2013 Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Exchange Server 2013
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 17 April 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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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
England +48 175 £375 +13.29% 127
London +46 79 £344 +25.00% 45
South East -23 45 £394 -1.56% 13
City of London +15 18 £325 +30.00% 14
Yorkshire - 14 £300 - 11
Oxfordshire -3 13 £419 +109.37% 1
South West -3 12 £400 +10.34% 17
Berkshire -4 12 £363 -19.44% 3
Oxford -6 9 £425 +112.50% 1
West Yorkshire - 9 £300 - 11
Surrey +7 8 £300 -14.28% 5
West Midlands -8 8 £330 - 14
Wiltshire +11 7 £400 - 2
Hampshire -2 7 £450 +12.50%
North West -12 7 £525 +53.50% 9
East Midlands +8 6 £425 - 7
Leeds - 6 £300 - 9
Sheffield - 5 £275 -
South Yorkshire - 5 £275 -
East of England +18 4 £250 -1.96% 6
Cambridge +8 4 £250 -
Cambridgeshire +6 4 £250 -
Slough -1 4 £413 +37.50%
Merseyside - 4 £675 - 1
Buckinghamshire -7 3 £450 - 2
Leicestershire +11 2 £195 - 2
Guildford +7 2 £275 -31.25% 1
Bristol -1 2 £394 +12.50% 3
Cheshire -6 2 £230 -35.39% 5
Northamptonshire -8 2 £675 -

Exchange Server 2013
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 305 (84.02%) MS Exchange
2 262 (72.18%) Windows
3 225 (61.98%) Active Directory
4 209 (57.58%) Exchange Server 2010
5 208 (57.30%) Microsoft
6 188 (51.79%) VMware
7 167 (46.01%) Windows Server 2012
8 136 (37.47%) Windows Server 2008
9 119 (32.78%) VMware Infrastructure
10 115 (31.68%) Exchange Server 2007
11 110 (30.30%) Migration
12 108 (29.75%) Office 365
13 107 (29.48%) Hyper-V
14 101 (27.82%) Lync
15 89 (24.52%) Citrix
16 84 (23.14%) Windows Server 2003
17 71 (19.56%) Microsoft Certification
18 66 (18.18%) SharePoint
18 66 (18.18%) Firewall
19 63 (17.36%) MCSE
20 62 (17.08%) DNS
20 62 (17.08%) SAN
20 62 (17.08%) Windows 7
21 56 (15.43%) SCCM
22 54 (14.88%) MS Excel
22 54 (14.88%) ITIL
23 52 (14.33%) SQL
23 52 (14.33%) Cisco
23 52 (14.33%) PowerShell
24 45 (12.40%) vSphere

Exchange Server 2013
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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
1 305 (84.02%) MS Exchange
2 209 (57.58%) Exchange Server 2010
3 115 (31.68%) Exchange Server 2007
4 101 (27.82%) Lync
5 66 (18.18%) SharePoint
6 38 (10.47%) Exchange Server 2003
7 27 (7.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 25 (6.89%) IIS
9 21 (5.79%) SharePoint 2013
10 17 (4.68%) Office Communications Server
11 14 (3.86%) IBM Notes
12 12 (3.31%) BizTalk Server
13 8 (2.20%) Lotus Domino
13 8 (2.20%) SharePoint 2010
14 7 (1.93%) SharePoint Server
14 7 (1.93%) Exchange Server 2000
15 1 (0.28%) Node.js
15 1 (0.28%) Apache
15 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 5.5
Applications
1 54 (14.88%) MS Excel
2 30 (8.26%) MS Office
3 1 (0.28%) MS Project
3 1 (0.28%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.28%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 13 (3.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.83%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 108 (29.75%) Office 365
2 28 (7.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (2.48%) Mimecast
4 8 (2.20%) IaaS
5 6 (1.65%) PaaS
6 3 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.55%) Amazon AWS
8 1 (0.28%) Yammer
8 1 (0.28%) Symantec.cloud
Communications & Networking
1 66 (18.18%) Firewall
2 62 (17.08%) SAN
2 62 (17.08%) DNS
3 42 (11.57%) LAN
4 40 (11.02%) WAN
5 36 (9.92%) DHCP
6 35 (9.64%) VPN
7 30 (8.26%) VLAN
8 21 (5.79%) TCP/IP
9 18 (4.96%) NAS
10 14 (3.86%) iSCSI
11 10 (2.75%) Internet
11 10 (2.75%) VoIP
11 10 (2.75%) LDAP
12 9 (2.48%) Cisco ASA
13 8 (2.20%) NetScaler
13 8 (2.20%) BIG-IP
14 7 (1.93%) Unified Communications
14 7 (1.93%) Wireless
15 6 (1.65%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (8.26%) SQL Server
2 16 (4.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (3.58%) SQL Server 2012
4 11 (3.03%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.28%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.28%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.28%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (0.28%) Eclipse
1 1 (0.28%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 44 (12.12%) Finance
2 13 (3.58%) Advertising
3 9 (2.48%) Legal
4 7 (1.93%) Retail
5 6 (1.65%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.38%) Marketing
7 4 (1.10%) Banking
7 4 (1.10%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.83%) Electronics
8 3 (0.83%) Law
9 2 (0.55%) Back Office
10 1 (0.28%) Automotive
10 1 (0.28%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.28%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 55 (15.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 48 (13.22%) Consultant
3 37 (10.19%) Support Engineer
4 34 (9.37%) Architect
5 33 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
6 29 (7.99%) Analyst
7 25 (6.89%) Systems Engineer
8 23 (6.34%) Administrator
9 18 (4.96%) Exchange Consultant
10 17 (4.68%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 16 (4.41%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 16 (4.41%) Systems Administrator
12 14 (3.86%) Server Engineer
13 13 (3.58%) Technical Architect
13 13 (3.58%) 2nd Line Support
13 13 (3.58%) Exchange Engineer
14 11 (3.03%) Messaging Analyst
15 10 (2.75%) Support Analyst
16 9 (2.48%) Migration Engineer
16 9 (2.48%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (2.48%) Application Packaging
2 4 (1.10%) .NET
2 4 (1.10%) Web Services
3 2 (0.55%) ASP.NET
3 2 (0.55%) JSP
3 2 (0.55%) HTML
3 2 (0.55%) XMPP
4 1 (0.28%) Entity Framework
4 1 (0.28%) MSMQ
4 1 (0.28%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 41 (11.29%) Clustering
2 35 (9.64%) Blackberry
3 16 (4.41%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (3.03%) Thin Client
4 11 (3.03%) Fat Client
5 10 (2.75%) Hedge funds
6 8 (2.20%) Computer Science
7 7 (1.93%) PKI
7 7 (1.93%) Replication
7 7 (1.93%) iPhone
7 7 (1.93%) Public Cloud
8 6 (1.65%) User Experience
8 6 (1.65%) Management Information System
8 6 (1.65%) Smartphone
9 4 (1.10%) Life Science
9 4 (1.10%) Video Conferencing
9 4 (1.10%) NHS
10 2 (0.55%) Hybrid Cloud
10 2 (0.55%) Visualisation
10 2 (0.55%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 262 (72.18%) Windows
2 167 (46.01%) Windows Server 2012
3 136 (37.47%) Windows Server 2008
4 84 (23.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 62 (17.08%) Windows 7
6 33 (9.09%) Linux
7 24 (6.61%) Windows 8
8 18 (4.96%) Windows XP
9 11 (3.03%) Windows Vista
10 5 (1.38%) Android
10 5 (1.38%) Apple iOS
11 4 (1.10%) CentOS
11 4 (1.10%) UNIX
11 4 (1.10%) VMS
12 3 (0.83%) Mac OS X
12 3 (0.83%) MVS
12 3 (0.83%) Windows 2000
12 3 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.28%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (30.30%) Migration
2 54 (14.88%) ITIL
3 27 (7.44%) Disaster Recovery
4 18 (4.96%) Change Management
5 17 (4.68%) CRM
6 13 (3.58%) Configuration Management
6 13 (3.58%) Root Cause Analysis
7 12 (3.31%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (3.03%) Asset Management
9 10 (2.75%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (2.75%) Project Management
9 10 (2.75%) PRINCE
10 9 (2.48%) Performance Tuning
10 9 (2.48%) Performance Monitoring
11 8 (2.20%) Kalman Filter
12 7 (1.93%) Email Migration
12 7 (1.93%) Technical Architecture
12 7 (1.93%) Release Management
13 6 (1.65%) Service Delivery
13 6 (1.65%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 52 (14.33%) SQL
1 52 (14.33%) PowerShell
2 11 (3.03%) VBScript
3 3 (0.83%) C
4 2 (0.55%) JavaScript
4 2 (0.55%) Perl
5 1 (0.28%) C#
5 1 (0.28%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 71 (19.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 63 (17.36%) MCSE
3 43 (11.85%) Security Cleared
4 32 (8.82%) SC Cleared
5 18 (4.96%) MCITP
6 17 (4.68%) Cisco Certification
7 15 (4.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 15 (4.13%) CCNA
8 14 (3.86%) MCP
8 14 (3.86%) MCSA
9 13 (3.58%) MCTS
10 12 (3.31%) CCA
10 12 (3.31%) Citrix Certification
10 12 (3.31%) CCEA
10 12 (3.31%) Degree
11 7 (1.93%) CCIA
12 6 (1.65%) CCNP
13 4 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
13 4 (1.10%) VCP5
14 3 (0.83%) Microsoft Certified Master
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.31%) SLA
2 3 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.55%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.28%) P3O
4 1 (0.28%) QA
4 1 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 225 (61.98%) Active Directory
2 119 (32.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 107 (29.48%) Hyper-V
4 45 (12.40%) vSphere
5 38 (10.47%) XenDesktop
6 37 (10.19%) XenApp
7 21 (5.79%) VMware ESX
8 11 (3.03%) XenServer
9 10 (2.75%) VMware ESXi
10 9 (2.48%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 7 (1.93%) NFS
12 6 (1.65%) Microsoft App-V
12 6 (1.65%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 5 (1.38%) VMware Workstation
14 4 (1.10%) VMware Server
15 3 (0.83%) Samba
15 3 (0.83%) Terminal Services
15 3 (0.83%) Xen
16 2 (0.55%) UAG
16 2 (0.55%) KVM
Systems Management
1 56 (15.43%) SCCM
2 17 (4.68%) SCOM
3 9 (2.48%) NetBackup
3 9 (2.48%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 7 (1.93%) Backup Exec
4 7 (1.93%) ARCserve
4 7 (1.93%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 6 (1.65%) WSUS
5 6 (1.65%) Norton AntiVirus
6 4 (1.10%) XenMobile
7 3 (0.83%) AirWatch
7 3 (0.83%) SCVMM
8 2 (0.55%) ZABBIX
8 2 (0.55%) HP SIM
8 2 (0.55%) WMI
9 1 (0.28%) MIMEsweeper
9 1 (0.28%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.28%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 1 (0.28%) MOM
9 1 (0.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 208 (57.30%) Microsoft
2 188 (51.79%) VMware
3 89 (24.52%) Citrix
4 52 (14.33%) Cisco
5 43 (11.85%) HP
6 32 (8.82%) EMC
7 31 (8.54%) NetApp
8 27 (7.44%) Symantec
9 23 (6.34%) 3PAR
10 20 (5.51%) Dell
11 18 (4.96%) Lotus
12 12 (3.31%) Brocade
13 11 (3.03%) F5
14 10 (2.75%) Apple
14 10 (2.75%) AppSense
15 9 (2.48%) Veeam
16 7 (1.93%) Altiris
16 7 (1.93%) Red Hat
16 7 (1.93%) IBM
17 6 (1.65%) CheckPoint
Fife
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Rate: £10 - £12 per hour
Posted: 23 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £300 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Harrington Boyd
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Leeds
Interquest - IQ ERP
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £220 - £300 per annum + DOE
Posted: 17 days ago
Gloucester
Computer Futures
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 24 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 24 days ago