The table below looks at the statistics for Exchange Server 2013 skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands 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 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Exchange Server 2013
Rank 131 115 120
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +5
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2013 6 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.21% 0.30% 0.042%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.12% 1.46% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 0
Average daily rate £300 £344 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.72% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £369 £346
% change year-on-year
-1.69% +6.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £11.50 - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.25 £30.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +42.85%
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 West Midlands region.

Application Platforms Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
538 549 385
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 18.60% 20.50% 16.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 292 323 198
Average daily rate £400 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £220 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 25 27
Average hourly rate £11.00 £15.85 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.59% -0.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.20 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £36.60 £22.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £20.19 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-15.77% +12.13%

Exchange Server 2013
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Exchange Server 2013 Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Exchange Server 2013
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2013 across the West Midlands region.

Exchange Server 2013 Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Exchange Server 2013
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Exchange Server 2013 across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

Exchange Server 2013 Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Exchange Server 2013
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Exchange Server 2013 across the West Midlands region.

Exchange Server 2013 Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Exchange Server 2013
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
Birmingham +6 3 £313 -10.71% 8
Shropshire -34 2 £218 -1.13% 1
Warwickshire -2 1 £400 - 1
Exchange Server 2013
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 16 (76.19%) MS Exchange
1 16 (76.19%) Migration
2 13 (61.90%) Microsoft
2 13 (61.90%) Office 365
2 13 (61.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (52.38%) Skype
3 11 (52.38%) Skype for Business
3 11 (52.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 10 (47.62%) MS Excel
4 10 (47.62%) Windows
5 9 (42.86%) Windows Server
6 8 (38.10%) Active Directory
7 7 (33.33%) IBM
7 7 (33.33%) Lotus
7 7 (33.33%) Blackberry
7 7 (33.33%) IBM Notes
7 7 (33.33%) IBM Domino
7 7 (33.33%) MS Office
7 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (28.57%) DHCP
8 6 (28.57%) DNS
9 5 (23.81%) Security Cleared
9 5 (23.81%) PowerShell
10 4 (19.05%) SC Cleared
10 4 (19.05%) WSUS
10 4 (19.05%) Windows Phone
10 4 (19.05%) Cisco
11 3 (14.29%) Symantec
11 3 (14.29%) TCP/IP
11 3 (14.29%) LAN

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 16 (76.19%) MS Exchange
2 13 (61.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (52.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 11 (52.38%) Skype for Business
4 7 (33.33%) IBM Domino
4 7 (33.33%) IBM Notes
5 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (4.76%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (47.62%) MS Excel
2 7 (33.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (61.90%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (52.38%) Skype
2 6 (28.57%) DHCP
2 6 (28.57%) DNS
3 3 (14.29%) LAN
3 3 (14.29%) TCP/IP
4 2 (9.52%) VPN
4 2 (9.52%) WAN
5 1 (4.76%) ADSL
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (4.76%) Firewall
5 1 (4.76%) NAS
5 1 (4.76%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (4.76%) SAN
5 1 (4.76%) VoIP
5 1 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (4.76%) Banking
1 1 (4.76%) Finance
1 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Architect
1 6 (28.57%) Consultant
1 6 (28.57%) Messaging Architect
1 6 (28.57%) Solutions Architect
2 5 (23.81%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) Exchange Consultant
2 5 (23.81%) Support Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) 3rd Line Support
3 4 (19.05%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Messaging Consultant
5 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
5 2 (9.52%) Active Directory Consultant
5 2 (9.52%) Exchange Architect
5 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Support
5 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Messaging Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 10 (47.62%) Windows
2 9 (42.86%) Windows Server
3 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (19.05%) Windows Phone
5 2 (9.52%) Windows 7
5 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (4.76%) Windows 8
6 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (4.76%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (76.19%) Migration
2 3 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (4.76%) Incident Management
3 1 (4.76%) Load Balancing
3 1 (4.76%) Project Planning
3 1 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (4.76%) Server Building
3 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (23.81%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) Security Cleared
2 4 (19.05%) SC Cleared
3 2 (9.52%) CCNA
3 2 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (9.52%) MCSE
3 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (4.76%) MCITP
4 1 (4.76%) MCP
System Software
1 8 (38.10%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) WSUS
Vendors
1 13 (61.90%) Microsoft
2 7 (33.33%) IBM
2 7 (33.33%) Lotus
3 4 (19.05%) Cisco
4 3 (14.29%) Symantec
4 3 (14.29%) VMware
5 2 (9.52%) Dell
5 2 (9.52%) IronPort
5 2 (9.52%) RightFax
6 1 (4.76%) HP