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 26 May 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server 2013
Rank 428 453 517
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +64
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2013 181 128 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.33% 0.24% 0.067%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.83% 1.40% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 81 19
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£300 £330 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £450 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £334 £280
% change year-on-year
-10.11% +19.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 1
Average hourly rate £18.71 £22.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.95% -32.30%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £21.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.32% -33.84%

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
9907 9141 8211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.22% 17.35% 17.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 6133 5674 4614
Average daily rate £375 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 347 309 441
Average hourly rate £20.19 £18.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.13% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.80 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+18.73% -10.52%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 26 May 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 +41 172 £300 -9.36% 112
London +27 64 £300 -9.09% 34
South East -6 47 £348 -13.12% 20
City of London +3 15 £260 +8.33% 8
Yorkshire -5 15 £300 -0.82% 3
South West +14 14 £300 -4.76% 14
North West -12 13 £215 -8.02% 15
Surrey +12 12 £288 -24.34% 2
Buckinghamshire -8 8 £450 - 1
Scotland - 8 £221 - 5
Hampshire +10 7 £348 -7.33% 6
Guildford +6 7 £275 -31.25%
East of England -8 7 £294 -28.78% 8
Berkshire -17 7 £344 -16.66% 3
Southampton - 7 £348 - 3
West Yorkshire - 7 £300 - 3
Cambridgeshire +4 6 £294 - 3
Oxfordshire -16 6 £375 +87.50% 1
Leeds - 6 £300 - 3
Manchester - 6 £215 - 7
Bristol +6 5 £274 -21.78% 5
Cambridge 0 5 £294 -
East Midlands -10 5 £269 -23.21% 4
Wiltshire - 5 £400 - 4
High Wycombe - 5 - -
Cheshire - 5 £215 - 3
Slough +4 4 £413 +37.50%
Kent +1 4 - - 3
West Midlands -6 4 £338 +107.69% 11
South Yorkshire - 4 £275 -

Exchange Server 2013
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 May 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.

1 307 (84.81%) MS Exchange
2 269 (74.31%) Windows
3 234 (64.64%) Active Directory
4 218 (60.22%) Exchange Server 2010
5 198 (54.70%) Microsoft
6 186 (51.38%) VMware
7 155 (42.82%) Windows Server 2012
8 141 (38.95%) Windows Server 2008
9 116 (32.04%) Exchange Server 2007
10 109 (30.11%) Migration
11 106 (29.28%) Lync
12 99 (27.35%) VMware Infrastructure
13 97 (26.80%) Hyper-V
13 97 (26.80%) Office 365
14 88 (24.31%) Citrix
15 83 (22.93%) DNS
16 71 (19.61%) Microsoft Certification
17 68 (18.78%) Windows Server 2003
18 63 (17.40%) Firewall
19 62 (17.13%) SAN
19 62 (17.13%) MCSE
20 61 (16.85%) ITIL
20 61 (16.85%) MS Excel
21 60 (16.57%) SharePoint
21 60 (16.57%) Windows 7
22 56 (15.47%) SCCM
23 55 (15.19%) PowerShell
24 52 (14.36%) vSphere
25 51 (14.09%) Security Cleared
25 51 (14.09%) SQL

Exchange Server 2013
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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
1 307 (84.81%) MS Exchange
2 218 (60.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 116 (32.04%) Exchange Server 2007
4 106 (29.28%) Lync
5 60 (16.57%) SharePoint
6 32 (8.84%) Exchange Server 2003
7 30 (8.29%) IIS
8 24 (6.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 18 (4.97%) SharePoint 2013
10 14 (3.87%) Office Communications Server
11 10 (2.76%) BizTalk Server
12 8 (2.21%) IBM Notes
12 8 (2.21%) SharePoint Server
13 7 (1.93%) Exchange Server 2000
13 7 (1.93%) SharePoint 2010
14 4 (1.10%) Lotus Domino
15 1 (0.28%) Node.js
Applications
1 61 (16.85%) MS Excel
2 29 (8.01%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (3.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.28%) Line 500
2 1 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 97 (26.80%) Office 365
2 24 (6.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (2.49%) IaaS
4 8 (2.21%) PaaS
5 7 (1.93%) Mimecast
6 3 (0.83%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.28%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 83 (22.93%) DNS
2 63 (17.40%) Firewall
3 62 (17.13%) SAN
4 47 (12.98%) DHCP
5 40 (11.05%) WAN
6 37 (10.22%) LAN
7 33 (9.12%) VPN
8 27 (7.46%) TCP/IP
9 25 (6.91%) VLAN
10 17 (4.70%) NAS
11 14 (3.87%) Cisco ASA
12 13 (3.59%) VoIP
13 12 (3.31%) NetScaler
14 11 (3.04%) iSCSI
14 11 (3.04%) Internet
15 10 (2.76%) LDAP
16 9 (2.49%) Unified Communications
17 8 (2.21%) MPLS
17 8 (2.21%) IP Telephony
17 8 (2.21%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (11.88%) SQL Server
2 16 (4.42%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (3.59%) SQL Server 2012
4 11 (3.04%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.28%) MySQL
5 1 (0.28%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.28%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.28%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.28%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 31 (8.56%) Finance
2 10 (2.76%) Advertising
3 9 (2.49%) Retail
4 4 (1.10%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.10%) Legal
5 3 (0.83%) Law
5 3 (0.83%) Electronics
6 2 (0.55%) Back Office
6 2 (0.55%) Banking
7 1 (0.28%) Marketing
7 1 (0.28%) Automotive
7 1 (0.28%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 60 (16.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 43 (11.88%) Support Engineer
3 41 (11.33%) 3rd Line Support
4 35 (9.67%) Analyst
5 33 (9.12%) Architect
6 30 (8.29%) Consultant
7 24 (6.63%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 21 (5.80%) Administrator
9 19 (5.25%) Systems Engineer
10 17 (4.70%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 17 (4.70%) Exchange Engineer
11 16 (4.42%) Systems Administrator
12 14 (3.87%) Exchange Consultant
13 13 (3.59%) Technical Architect
13 13 (3.59%) Migration Engineer
14 12 (3.31%) Server Engineer
15 11 (3.04%) Support Analyst
15 11 (3.04%) Messaging Analyst
15 11 (3.04%) Windows Engineer
16 10 (2.76%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (1.93%) Application Packaging
2 6 (1.66%) HTML
3 4 (1.10%) Web Services
4 3 (0.83%) CSS
5 2 (0.55%) JSP
5 2 (0.55%) .NET
5 2 (0.55%) ASP.NET
5 2 (0.55%) XMPP
6 1 (0.28%) MSMQ
6 1 (0.28%) LAMP
6 1 (0.28%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 32 (8.84%) Blackberry
1 32 (8.84%) Clustering
2 22 (6.08%) Data Centre
3 13 (3.59%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (3.31%) PKI
5 11 (3.04%) Hedge funds
6 10 (2.76%) Computer Science
7 9 (2.49%) Fat Client
7 9 (2.49%) Thin Client
8 8 (2.21%) iPhone
9 7 (1.93%) Management Information System
9 7 (1.93%) Public Cloud
10 6 (1.66%) User Experience
10 6 (1.66%) Smartphone
11 5 (1.38%) Video Conferencing
12 4 (1.10%) NHS
12 4 (1.10%) CLARiiON
13 2 (0.55%) Life Science
13 2 (0.55%) Hybrid Cloud
13 2 (0.55%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 269 (74.31%) Windows
2 155 (42.82%) Windows Server 2012
3 141 (38.95%) Windows Server 2008
4 68 (18.78%) Windows Server 2003
5 60 (16.57%) Windows 7
6 31 (8.56%) Windows 8
6 31 (8.56%) Linux
7 18 (4.97%) Windows XP
8 8 (2.21%) Windows Vista
9 6 (1.66%) Android
10 5 (1.38%) Apple iOS
11 4 (1.10%) UNIX
11 4 (1.10%) Debian
12 3 (0.83%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.55%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.28%) MVS
14 1 (0.28%) BlackBerry OS
14 1 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.28%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (30.11%) Migration
2 61 (16.85%) ITIL
3 26 (7.18%) Disaster Recovery
4 17 (4.70%) CRM
4 17 (4.70%) Change Management
5 13 (3.59%) Root Cause Analysis
6 12 (3.31%) Load Balancing
6 12 (3.31%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (3.04%) Asset Management
7 11 (3.04%) Configuration Management
7 11 (3.04%) Project Management
8 10 (2.76%) PRINCE
8 10 (2.76%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (2.49%) Performance Monitoring
10 8 (2.21%) Performance Tuning
10 8 (2.21%) Kalman Filter
10 8 (2.21%) Data Analysis
11 7 (1.93%) Information Security
11 7 (1.93%) Service Delivery
11 7 (1.93%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 55 (15.19%) PowerShell
2 51 (14.09%) SQL
3 12 (3.31%) VBScript
4 5 (1.38%) JavaScript
5 3 (0.83%) C
6 1 (0.28%) C#
6 1 (0.28%) Perl
Qualifications
1 71 (19.61%) Microsoft Certification
2 62 (17.13%) MCSE
3 51 (14.09%) Security Cleared
4 38 (10.50%) SC Cleared
5 20 (5.52%) MCP
6 19 (5.25%) Cisco Certification
7 18 (4.97%) CCNA
8 16 (4.42%) MCITP
9 15 (4.14%) MCTS
9 15 (4.14%) MCSA
10 14 (3.87%) Degree
11 10 (2.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 5 (1.38%) CCNP
12 5 (1.38%) CCA
12 5 (1.38%) Citrix Certification
12 5 (1.38%) CCEA
13 4 (1.10%) HND
13 4 (1.10%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 3 (0.83%) Microsoft Certified Master
14 3 (0.83%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.59%) SLA
2 3 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.55%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.28%) QA
4 1 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 234 (64.64%) Active Directory
2 99 (27.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 97 (26.80%) Hyper-V
4 52 (14.36%) vSphere
5 43 (11.88%) XenApp
6 30 (8.29%) XenDesktop
7 18 (4.97%) VMware ESX
8 11 (3.04%) Microsoft App-V
8 11 (3.04%) VMware ESXi
9 7 (1.93%) XenServer
9 7 (1.93%) NFS
10 6 (1.66%) Forefront TMG
11 5 (1.38%) VMware Server
11 5 (1.38%) VMware Workstation
12 4 (1.10%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 3 (0.83%) Terminal Services
13 3 (0.83%) ISA Server
13 3 (0.83%) Samba
13 3 (0.83%) DFS Replication
14 2 (0.55%) UAG
Systems Management
1 56 (15.47%) SCCM
2 19 (5.25%) SCOM
3 10 (2.76%) NetBackup
3 10 (2.76%) Backup Exec
4 8 (2.21%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 8 (2.21%) ARCserve
5 6 (1.66%) WSUS
6 5 (1.38%) SolarWinds Orion
6 5 (1.38%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 5 (1.38%) Norton AntiVirus
6 5 (1.38%) SCVMM
7 4 (1.10%) XenMobile
7 4 (1.10%) AirWatch
8 2 (0.55%) vMotion
8 2 (0.55%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.28%) WMI
9 1 (0.28%) SCDPM
9 1 (0.28%) HP Data Protector
9 1 (0.28%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.28%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 198 (54.70%) Microsoft
2 186 (51.38%) VMware
3 88 (24.31%) Citrix
4 50 (13.81%) Cisco
5 40 (11.05%) HP
6 28 (7.73%) EMC
7 23 (6.35%) Symantec
8 22 (6.08%) 3PAR
9 20 (5.52%) NetApp
10 19 (5.25%) F5
11 11 (3.04%) Lotus
11 11 (3.04%) Dell
11 11 (3.04%) CheckPoint
11 11 (3.04%) AppSense
12 10 (2.76%) Altiris
13 9 (2.49%) Oracle
13 9 (2.49%) SolarWinds
14 8 (2.21%) Veeam
14 8 (2.21%) Apple
15 6 (1.66%) Sophos
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