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 September 2014 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server 2013
Rank 416 526 -
Rank change year-on-year
+110 -
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2013 186 56 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.33% 0.11% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.84% 0.61% -
Number of daily rates quoted 111 42 0
Average daily rate
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£380 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.92% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £325 -
% change year-on-year
+19.23% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
Average hourly rate £19.50 £17.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.04% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £17.25 -
% change year-on-year
+13.04% -

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
10096 9221 10271
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.81% 17.48% 17.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 6071 5440 5772
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £216 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £335 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.46% +1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 403 372 490
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £39.45 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.03 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.93% -5.10%

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 September 2014.

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 September 2014.

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 September 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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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 +102 179 £381 +17.15% 145
London +57 66 £369 -1.66% 30
South East +52 66 £381 +17.30% 28
Berkshire +39 31 £539 +79.58% 9
Reading +31 22 £545 - 3
South West - 16 £399 - 36
Hampshire - 15 £298 - 6
East of England -9 14 £445 +27.14% 14
City of London +32 13 £550 +25.71% 14
Buckinghamshire +9 12 £201 -38.30% 5
Yorkshire +11 11 £300 -6.25% 7
West Yorkshire +10 11 £300 -4.76% 4
Leeds +10 9 £300 -4.76% 2
Wiltshire - 9 £450 -
Cambridgeshire +3 5 £300 -14.28%
Essex - 5 £500 - 2
Gloucestershire - 4 £303 - 3
West Sussex - 4 £330 -
Milton Keynes - 4 - - 1
Swindon - 4 £450 -
Colchester - 4 £481 - 1
East Midlands +5 3 - - 2
West Midlands -16 2 £400 +142.42% 8
Scotland -16 2 £500 +61.29% 5
East Sussex - 2 - -
Northamptonshire - 2 - -
Suffolk - 2 £563 -
Norfolk - 2 £374 -
Basingstoke - 2 £325 -
Northampton - 2 - -

Exchange Server 2013
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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.

1 277 (83.18%) MS Exchange
2 224 (67.27%) Windows
3 213 (63.96%) Microsoft
4 195 (58.56%) Exchange Server 2010
5 184 (55.26%) Active Directory
6 138 (41.44%) Windows Server 2008
7 124 (37.24%) Windows Server 2012
8 121 (36.34%) Exchange Server 2007
9 118 (35.44%) VMware
10 107 (32.13%) Lync
11 86 (25.83%) Citrix
12 85 (25.53%) Windows Server 2003
13 71 (21.32%) Migration
14 66 (19.82%) SharePoint
15 64 (19.22%) Exchange Server 2003
16 61 (18.32%) Hyper-V
17 60 (18.02%) PowerShell
17 60 (18.02%) Microsoft Certification
18 59 (17.72%) Symantec
19 57 (17.12%) SAN
20 55 (16.52%) SQL
21 53 (15.92%) Blackberry
22 52 (15.62%) ITIL
23 51 (15.32%) MS Excel
24 50 (15.02%) MCSE
24 50 (15.02%) Windows 7
25 49 (14.71%) VMware Infrastructure
26 46 (13.81%) DNS
26 46 (13.81%) Security Cleared
27 45 (13.51%) Cisco

Exchange Server 2013
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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
1 277 (83.18%) MS Exchange
2 195 (58.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 121 (36.34%) Exchange Server 2007
4 107 (32.13%) Lync
5 66 (19.82%) SharePoint
6 64 (19.22%) Exchange Server 2003
7 40 (12.01%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 33 (9.91%) SharePoint 2010
9 30 (9.01%) SharePoint 2013
10 21 (6.31%) BizTalk Server
11 15 (4.50%) Office Communications Server
12 14 (4.20%) IBM Notes
12 14 (4.20%) IIS
13 9 (2.70%) SharePoint Server
14 6 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2000
15 5 (1.50%) SAS
16 4 (1.20%) Zimbra
17 3 (0.90%) Node.js
18 2 (0.60%) Lotus Domino
18 2 (0.60%) Documentum
Applications
1 51 (15.32%) MS Excel
2 14 (4.20%) MS Office
3 4 (1.20%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.90%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.30%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 17 (5.11%) Dynamics CRM
1 17 (5.11%) Dynamics AX
2 9 (2.70%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 33 (9.91%) Office 365
2 22 (6.61%) Cloud Computing
3 8 (2.40%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (1.20%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.90%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.30%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 57 (17.12%) SAN
2 46 (13.81%) DNS
3 41 (12.31%) Firewall
4 38 (11.41%) DHCP
5 28 (8.41%) WAN
6 22 (6.61%) LAN
7 18 (5.41%) TCP/IP
8 17 (5.11%) Unified Communications
9 14 (4.20%) NetScaler
10 13 (3.90%) NAS
11 11 (3.30%) Internet
11 11 (3.30%) SMTP
12 9 (2.70%) Cisco ASA
12 9 (2.70%) VoIP
13 8 (2.40%) DMZ
14 7 (2.10%) iSCSI
14 7 (2.10%) S/MIME
14 7 (2.10%) VPN
15 6 (1.80%) MPLS
15 6 (1.80%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (13.51%) SQL Server
2 30 (9.01%) SQL Server 2008
3 29 (8.71%) SQL Server 2012
4 20 (6.01%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (1.50%) Relational Database
6 4 (1.20%) Amazon RDS
7 3 (0.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (0.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (0.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.60%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.30%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.30%) IDMS
9 1 (0.30%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.30%) Ingres
9 1 (0.30%) DB2
Development Applications
1 6 (1.80%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 40 (12.01%) Finance
2 19 (5.71%) Law
3 17 (5.11%) Legal
4 14 (4.20%) Banking
5 8 (2.40%) Publishing
6 7 (2.10%) Telecoms
6 7 (2.10%) Retail
7 6 (1.80%) Advertising
8 5 (1.50%) Back Office
8 5 (1.50%) Investment Banking
9 4 (1.20%) Military
9 4 (1.20%) Marketing
10 2 (0.60%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.30%) Private Banking
11 1 (0.30%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.30%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 48 (14.41%) Architect
2 44 (13.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 43 (12.91%) Analyst
4 31 (9.31%) Consultant
5 30 (9.01%) Messaging Engineer
6 28 (8.41%) Support Engineer
7 26 (7.81%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 25 (7.51%) Technical Architect
9 21 (6.31%) Administrator
10 15 (4.50%) Systems Administrator
11 13 (3.90%) Systems Engineer
12 12 (3.60%) 3rd Line Support
12 12 (3.60%) Exchange Consultant
12 12 (3.60%) Server Engineer
12 12 (3.60%) Exchange Engineer
13 10 (3.00%) Problem Manager
13 10 (3.00%) Support Analyst
14 9 (2.70%) Microsoft Consultant
15 8 (2.40%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
15 8 (2.40%) Senior Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (5.71%) .NET
2 13 (3.90%) Application Packaging
3 7 (2.10%) MSMQ
4 6 (1.80%) Middleware
4 6 (1.80%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 5 (1.50%) .NET Framework
6 2 (0.60%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.30%) Web Services
7 1 (0.30%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 53 (15.92%) Blackberry
2 36 (10.81%) Clustering
3 17 (5.11%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (2.10%) Replication
5 5 (1.50%) EqualLogic
5 5 (1.50%) Computer Science
6 3 (0.90%) Management Information System
6 3 (0.90%) CLARiiON
7 2 (0.60%) Firmware
7 2 (0.60%) IBM XIV
7 2 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.60%) Blog
8 1 (0.30%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.30%) iPhone
8 1 (0.30%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.30%) FMCG
8 1 (0.30%) Life Science
8 1 (0.30%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.30%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.30%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 224 (67.27%) Windows
2 138 (41.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 124 (37.24%) Windows Server 2012
4 85 (25.53%) Windows Server 2003
5 50 (15.02%) Windows 7
6 21 (6.31%) Windows 8
7 18 (5.41%) Windows XP
8 14 (4.20%) Android
9 4 (1.20%) Windows Mobile
10 3 (0.90%) Linux
11 2 (0.60%) Debian
11 2 (0.60%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.30%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.30%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.30%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.30%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (21.32%) Migration
2 52 (15.62%) ITIL
3 31 (9.31%) Disaster Recovery
4 18 (5.41%) CRM
4 18 (5.41%) Change Management
5 16 (4.80%) ITSM
5 16 (4.80%) Service Management
6 15 (4.50%) Project Management
7 13 (3.90%) Root Cause Analysis
7 13 (3.90%) Problem Management
8 11 (3.30%) Enterprise Architecture
8 11 (3.30%) SOA
9 9 (2.70%) Mobile Device Management
9 9 (2.70%) MVC
9 9 (2.70%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (2.70%) Business Analysis
10 8 (2.40%) Configuration Management
10 8 (2.40%) Email Migration
10 8 (2.40%) Kalman Filter
11 7 (2.10%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 60 (18.02%) PowerShell
2 55 (16.52%) SQL
3 11 (3.30%) C#
4 5 (1.50%) Shell Script
4 5 (1.50%) VB.NET
5 2 (0.60%) PHP
5 2 (0.60%) ABAP
5 2 (0.60%) VBA
5 2 (0.60%) VBScript
5 2 (0.60%) VB
5 2 (0.60%) Delphi
5 2 (0.60%) Java
6 1 (0.30%) Perl
Qualifications
1 60 (18.02%) Microsoft Certification
2 50 (15.02%) MCSE
3 46 (13.81%) Security Cleared
4 27 (8.11%) SC Cleared
5 25 (7.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 19 (5.71%) MCITP
7 18 (5.41%) DV Cleared
8 16 (4.80%) Degree
9 10 (3.00%) MCP
9 10 (3.00%) CCNA
9 10 (3.00%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (1.80%) CCNP
11 5 (1.50%) MCTS
12 4 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 4 (1.20%) CCA
12 4 (1.20%) Citrix Certification
13 3 (0.90%) VCP5
13 3 (0.90%) ITIL Certification
14 2 (0.60%) MCSD
14 2 (0.60%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.80%) SLA
2 14 (4.20%) QA
3 4 (1.20%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.90%) BS7799
4 3 (0.90%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 184 (55.26%) Active Directory
2 61 (18.32%) Hyper-V
3 49 (14.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 41 (12.31%) XenApp
5 38 (11.41%) vSphere
6 27 (8.11%) XenDesktop
7 22 (6.61%) VMware ESX
8 10 (3.00%) VMware Server
9 7 (2.10%) XenServer
10 5 (1.50%) DFS Replication
10 5 (1.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 5 (1.50%) Microsoft App-V
11 4 (1.20%) Terminal Services
11 4 (1.20%) UAG
11 4 (1.20%) VMware ESXi
12 3 (0.90%) Brightmail
13 2 (0.60%) Forefront TMG
14 1 (0.30%) BlackBerry Internet Service
Systems Management
1 37 (11.11%) SCCM
2 33 (9.91%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 31 (9.31%) SCOM
4 20 (6.01%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 16 (4.80%) Backup Exec
6 15 (4.50%) NetBackup
7 11 (3.30%) ARCserve
8 8 (2.40%) Norton AntiVirus
9 7 (2.10%) HP SIM
9 7 (2.10%) McAfee ePO
9 7 (2.10%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 5 (1.50%) MIMEsweeper
10 5 (1.50%) MOM
11 4 (1.20%) WSUS
12 1 (0.30%) Cisco UCCE
12 1 (0.30%) SCVMM
12 1 (0.30%) SCOrch
12 1 (0.30%) SCSM
12 1 (0.30%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 213 (63.96%) Microsoft
2 118 (35.44%) VMware
3 86 (25.83%) Citrix
4 59 (17.72%) Symantec
5 45 (13.51%) Cisco
6 38 (11.41%) NetApp
7 32 (9.61%) HP
8 16 (4.80%) Dell
9 15 (4.50%) IronPort
10 14 (4.20%) Lotus
11 13 (3.90%) McAfee
12 10 (3.00%) CheckPoint
12 10 (3.00%) 3PAR
13 9 (2.70%) Veeam
13 9 (2.70%) F5
13 9 (2.70%) MobileIron
13 9 (2.70%) EMC
14 8 (2.40%) Juniper
14 8 (2.40%) WatchGuard
15 7 (2.10%) Postini
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