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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server 2013
Rank 373 455 536
Rank change year-on-year
+82 +81
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2013 272 158 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.48% 0.29% 0.084%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.61% 1.60% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 104 27
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£325 £369 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.86% +13.46%
UK excluding London average daily rate £311 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-11.07% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 1
Average hourly rate £18.71 £22.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.84% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -

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
10418 9890 8735
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.32% 18.10% 17.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 6673 5850 4963
Average daily rate £385 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 310 395 432
Average hourly rate £21.15 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.47% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.58 £35.00 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+26.47% -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 31 July 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 31 July 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 31 July 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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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
England +63 255 £325 -13.33% 97
London +25 94 £363 -9.37% 38
South East +16 61 £363 +3.57% 19
North West +7 34 £225 -18.09% 7
South West +7 30 £300 -4.76% 12
Hampshire +14 29 £363 +8.20% 7
Southampton +19 24 £363 -3.33% 3
Manchester +11 20 £280 +1.81% 1
City of London -10 14 £413 -7.04% 8
Yorkshire -16 13 £306 +1.23% 9
Wiltshire +7 12 £485 -
East of England -10 10 £306 -31.94% 6
Wales - 10 £388 - 4
Buckinghamshire -2 9 - - 3
South Wales - 9 £394 - 4
West Yorkshire -20 8 £300 - 5
Cheshire - 8 £215 - 4
Devon - 8 £300 - 3
High Wycombe +10 7 - - 1
West Midlands +7 7 £323 +69.73% 3
Kent -1 7 - - 3
Leeds -20 7 £306 - 5
Cambridgeshire +6 6 £314 -17.43% 1
Swindon - 6 £550 -
Surrey - 5 £275 - 2
Plymouth - 5 £300 - 1
Berkshire 0 4 £200 -52.94% 2
East Sussex -4 4 £325 - 1
Scotland -10 4 £188 -
Tyne and Wear - 4 £263 - 1

Exchange Server 2013
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 365 (81.66%) MS Exchange
2 349 (78.08%) Windows
3 309 (69.13%) Active Directory
4 269 (60.18%) Exchange Server 2010
5 234 (52.35%) Microsoft
6 216 (48.32%) Windows Server 2008
7 213 (47.65%) Windows Server 2012
8 199 (44.52%) VMware
9 130 (29.08%) DNS
10 125 (27.96%) Exchange Server 2007
11 122 (27.29%) Migration
12 119 (26.62%) Lync
13 115 (25.73%) Citrix
14 112 (25.06%) Office 365
15 102 (22.82%) ITIL
16 97 (21.70%) Microsoft Certification
17 96 (21.48%) Hyper-V
18 95 (21.25%) VMware Infrastructure
19 84 (18.79%) Windows 7
19 84 (18.79%) DHCP
20 82 (18.34%) MS Excel
21 80 (17.90%) MCSE
22 78 (17.45%) Windows Server 2003
23 76 (17.00%) PowerShell
24 75 (16.78%) SCCM
25 70 (15.66%) Firewall
26 69 (15.44%) SharePoint
27 67 (14.99%) XenApp
28 64 (14.32%) vSphere
29 60 (13.42%) Security Cleared

Exchange Server 2013
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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
1 365 (81.66%) MS Exchange
2 269 (60.18%) Exchange Server 2010
3 125 (27.96%) Exchange Server 2007
4 119 (26.62%) Lync
5 69 (15.44%) SharePoint
6 29 (6.49%) Exchange Server 2003
7 25 (5.59%) IIS
7 25 (5.59%) SharePoint 2013
8 22 (4.92%) IBM Notes
9 21 (4.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 12 (2.68%) Lotus Domino
11 11 (2.46%) Office Communications Server
11 11 (2.46%) SharePoint 2010
12 10 (2.24%) SharePoint Server
13 8 (1.79%) BizTalk Server
14 4 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2000
15 2 (0.45%) Apache
16 1 (0.22%) Node.js
Applications
1 82 (18.34%) MS Excel
2 47 (10.51%) MS Office
3 1 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.22%) Line 500
3 1 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 112 (25.06%) Office 365
2 20 (4.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.12%) PaaS
3 5 (1.12%) IaaS
4 3 (0.67%) Mimecast
5 2 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.45%) Symantec.cloud
6 1 (0.22%) Yammer
6 1 (0.22%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.22%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 130 (29.08%) DNS
2 84 (18.79%) DHCP
3 70 (15.66%) Firewall
4 60 (13.42%) SAN
5 50 (11.19%) WAN
6 47 (10.51%) LAN
7 34 (7.61%) TCP/IP
8 31 (6.94%) VPN
9 24 (5.37%) VLAN
10 19 (4.25%) NAS
11 14 (3.13%) Cisco ASA
11 14 (3.13%) MPLS
12 13 (2.91%) SMTP
13 10 (2.24%) VoIP
13 10 (2.24%) Cisco IOS
14 9 (2.01%) Internet
14 9 (2.01%) NetScaler
15 8 (1.79%) IP Telephony
15 8 (1.79%) Wi-Fi
16 7 (1.57%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (10.74%) SQL Server
2 20 (4.47%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
4 13 (2.91%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (0.67%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (0.45%) MySQL
7 1 (0.22%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.22%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.22%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 22 (4.92%) Finance
2 10 (2.24%) Advertising
3 9 (2.01%) Retail
4 8 (1.79%) Electronics
4 8 (1.79%) Telecoms
5 7 (1.57%) Manufacturing
6 6 (1.34%) Marketing
7 4 (0.89%) Banking
7 4 (0.89%) Legal
8 3 (0.67%) Back Office
8 3 (0.67%) Law
9 1 (0.22%) Automotive
9 1 (0.22%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.22%) French Language
Job Titles
1 71 (15.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 57 (12.75%) Support Engineer
3 55 (12.30%) 3rd Line Support
4 43 (9.62%) Architect
4 43 (9.62%) Analyst
5 33 (7.38%) Consultant
6 28 (6.26%) Exchange Engineer
6 28 (6.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 27 (6.04%) Infrastructure Architect
8 23 (5.15%) Administrator
9 20 (4.47%) Systems Engineer
9 20 (4.47%) Exchange Consultant
10 19 (4.25%) Messaging Engineer
10 19 (4.25%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 18 (4.03%) Support Analyst
12 15 (3.36%) Migration Engineer
13 14 (3.13%) 2nd Line Support
13 14 (3.13%) Systems Administrator
13 14 (3.13%) Desktop Support
14 10 (2.24%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.12%) Web Services
2 4 (0.89%) HTML
3 3 (0.67%) XMPP
3 3 (0.67%) CSS
4 2 (0.45%) .NET
5 1 (0.22%) MSMQ
5 1 (0.22%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 43 (9.62%) Blackberry
2 23 (5.15%) Data Centre
3 21 (4.70%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (4.25%) Clustering
5 16 (3.58%) PKI
6 14 (3.13%) User Experience
7 11 (2.46%) iPhone
8 10 (2.24%) Fat Client
8 10 (2.24%) Thin Client
9 7 (1.57%) Computer Science
9 7 (1.57%) Management Information System
10 6 (1.34%) Client/Server
10 6 (1.34%) Smartphone
11 5 (1.12%) DTV
11 5 (1.12%) CLARiiON
11 5 (1.12%) Video Conferencing
11 5 (1.12%) iPad
12 4 (0.89%) Private Cloud
12 4 (0.89%) NHS
13 3 (0.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 349 (78.08%) Windows
2 216 (48.32%) Windows Server 2008
3 213 (47.65%) Windows Server 2012
4 84 (18.79%) Windows 7
5 78 (17.45%) Windows Server 2003
6 41 (9.17%) Windows 8
7 27 (6.04%) Linux
8 22 (4.92%) Windows XP
9 16 (3.58%) Android
10 9 (2.01%) Apple iOS
10 9 (2.01%) Windows Vista
11 5 (1.12%) UNIX
11 5 (1.12%) Debian
12 4 (0.89%) Windows 2000
12 4 (0.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (0.67%) Mac OS
13 3 (0.67%) BlackBerry OS
13 3 (0.67%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.22%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (27.29%) Migration
2 102 (22.82%) ITIL
3 25 (5.59%) Disaster Recovery
4 23 (5.15%) Change Management
5 15 (3.36%) CRM
6 13 (2.91%) Project Management
7 12 (2.68%) Service Management
7 12 (2.68%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (2.68%) Data Analysis
7 12 (2.68%) Load Balancing
7 12 (2.68%) Data Protection
7 12 (2.68%) Kalman Filter
8 9 (2.01%) Root Cause Analysis
8 9 (2.01%) Information Security
9 8 (1.79%) Problem Management
9 8 (1.79%) Patch Management
10 7 (1.57%) Time Management
10 7 (1.57%) Capacity Planning
10 7 (1.57%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (1.57%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 76 (17.00%) PowerShell
2 59 (13.20%) SQL
3 12 (2.68%) VBScript
4 7 (1.57%) C
5 5 (1.12%) VB
6 3 (0.67%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.22%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.22%) C#
Qualifications
1 97 (21.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 80 (17.90%) MCSE
3 60 (13.42%) Security Cleared
4 36 (8.05%) SC Cleared
5 23 (5.15%) MCITP
5 23 (5.15%) Cisco Certification
6 19 (4.25%) CCNA
7 17 (3.80%) DV Cleared
8 16 (3.58%) MCTS
8 16 (3.58%) MCSA
9 13 (2.91%) MCP
9 13 (2.91%) Degree
10 12 (2.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 10 (2.24%) CCNP
12 5 (1.12%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 4 (0.89%) HND
13 4 (0.89%) Citrix Certification
14 3 (0.67%) CCA
14 3 (0.67%) HNC
14 3 (0.67%) Microsoft Certified Master
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (4.47%) SLA
2 4 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.67%) QA
4 2 (0.45%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.22%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 309 (69.13%) Active Directory
2 96 (21.48%) Hyper-V
3 95 (21.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 67 (14.99%) XenApp
5 64 (14.32%) vSphere
6 38 (8.50%) XenDesktop
7 30 (6.71%) VMware ESXi
8 22 (4.92%) Microsoft App-V
9 18 (4.03%) VMware ESX
10 16 (3.58%) DFS Replication
11 9 (2.01%) XenServer
11 9 (2.01%) Forefront TMG
12 6 (1.34%) VMware Server
13 4 (0.89%) ISA Server
14 3 (0.67%) Samba
14 3 (0.67%) Terminal Services
14 3 (0.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 2 (0.45%) Xen
15 2 (0.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 2 (0.45%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 75 (16.78%) SCCM
2 25 (5.59%) SCOM
3 17 (3.80%) Backup Exec
4 14 (3.13%) NetBackup
5 13 (2.91%) AirWatch
6 12 (2.68%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 12 (2.68%) WSUS
7 11 (2.46%) SCVMM
7 11 (2.46%) SolarWinds Orion
8 8 (1.79%) SCDPM
9 7 (1.57%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 7 (1.57%) Norton AntiVirus
10 6 (1.34%) Tivoli
10 6 (1.34%) ARCserve
10 6 (1.34%) SCOrch
10 6 (1.34%) SCSM
11 4 (0.89%) XenMobile
11 4 (0.89%) Foglight
11 4 (0.89%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 3 (0.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 234 (52.35%) Microsoft
2 199 (44.52%) VMware
3 115 (25.73%) Citrix
4 59 (13.20%) Cisco
5 46 (10.29%) HP
6 36 (8.05%) Symantec
7 25 (5.59%) Lotus
8 24 (5.37%) Intel
9 21 (4.70%) Dell
10 20 (4.47%) EMC
11 19 (4.25%) SolarWinds
11 19 (4.25%) 3PAR
12 18 (4.03%) F5
13 17 (3.80%) CheckPoint
14 16 (3.58%) NetApp
15 15 (3.36%) Oracle
15 15 (3.36%) Veeam
16 12 (2.68%) ProCurve
16 12 (2.68%) Altiris
16 12 (2.68%) ArcSight
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Comtecs
Rate: £250 - £300 Per Day Windows Server 2008/2012, Active Directory/Group P
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harris Global
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
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Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
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Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
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Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
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Posted: 10 days ago
Stockport
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Energon Global
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Exeter
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Rate: £375 - 450 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £270 per day
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