The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Exchange Server 2013 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Exchange Server 2013 over the 3 months to 27 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Exchange Server 2013
London / City of London
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 150 145 179
Rank change year-on-year -5 +34  
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2013 12 17 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.38% 0.49% 0.35%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.20% 3.10% 1.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 15 14
Median daily rate £425 £425 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +44.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £227 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £490 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £283 £363 £375
% change year-on-year -22.06% -3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £29.25 £30.00
% change year-on-year -53.84% -2.50%  

Exchange Server 2013 is in the application platform skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 545 548 953
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 17.05% 15.79% 17.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 392 405 708
Median daily rate £493 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.44% +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £300 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £601 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year +1.01% +5.60%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 26
Median hourly rate £32.50 £19.00 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +71.05% +10.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.34 £17.50 £10.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £122.50 £26.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £17.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +14.70% -15.00%  

Exchange Server 2013
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing Exchange Server 2013 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Job vacancy trend for Exchange Server 2013 in the City of London

Exchange Server 2013
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2013 in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Exchange Server 2013 in the City of London

Exchange Server 2013
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Exchange Server 2013 in the City of London over the 3 months to 27 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Exchange Server 2013 in the City of London

Exchange Server 2013
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Exchange Server 2013 in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Exchange Server 2013 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Exchange Server 2013.

1 21 (95.45%) Active Directory
2 20 (90.91%) Windows
3 18 (81.82%) MS Exchange
4 16 (72.73%) Exchange Server 2010
5 15 (68.18%) Microsoft
6 14 (63.64%) SCCM
6 14 (63.64%) Windows Server
7 11 (50.00%) Citrix
8 10 (45.45%) SAN
9 9 (40.91%) PowerShell
9 9 (40.91%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (40.91%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (36.36%) Office 365
11 7 (31.82%) DNS
11 7 (31.82%) Skype for Business
11 7 (31.82%) XenApp
12 6 (27.27%) Banking
12 6 (27.27%) Microsoft Office
12 6 (27.27%) VMware
13 5 (22.73%) Finance
13 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
13 5 (22.73%) DHCP
13 5 (22.73%) NetApp
13 5 (22.73%) Data Centre
14 4 (18.18%) IaaS
14 4 (18.18%) ServiceNow
14 4 (18.18%) Windows 7
14 4 (18.18%) Hyper-V
14 4 (18.18%) SCOM
14 4 (18.18%) SCVMM

Exchange Server 2013
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 18 (81.82%) MS Exchange
2 16 (72.73%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (31.82%) Skype for Business
4 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (4.55%) IIS
5 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
5 1 (4.55%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (4.55%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (27.27%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (36.36%) Office 365
2 4 (18.18%) IaaS
3 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (9.09%) SaaS
5 1 (4.55%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (4.55%) Mimecast
5 1 (4.55%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (45.45%) SAN
2 7 (31.82%) DNS
3 5 (22.73%) DHCP
4 4 (18.18%) iSCSI
5 3 (13.64%) Skype
6 2 (9.09%) NAS
6 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
7 1 (4.55%) Firewall
7 1 (4.55%) FTP
7 1 (4.55%) NetScaler
7 1 (4.55%) VLAN
7 1 (4.55%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 6 (27.27%) Banking
2 5 (22.73%) Finance
3 2 (9.09%) Investment Banking
4 1 (4.55%) Financial Institution
4 1 (4.55%) Law
4 1 (4.55%) Legal
4 1 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) Architect
2 5 (22.73%) Windows Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Administrator
5 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Windows Administrator
6 1 (4.55%) Documentation Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Exchange Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Exchange Specialist
6 1 (4.55%) Messaging Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Project Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Systems Support
6 1 (4.55%) Windows Server Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) .NET
1 1 (4.55%) XML
1 1 (4.55%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Data Centre
2 2 (9.09%) Clustering
3 1 (4.55%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 20 (90.91%) Windows
2 14 (63.64%) Windows Server
3 9 (40.91%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (40.91%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (18.18%) Windows 7
5 2 (9.09%) Windows 10
5 2 (9.09%) Windows 8
6 1 (4.55%) Linux
6 1 (4.55%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (18.18%) Change Management
1 4 (18.18%) ITIL
1 4 (18.18%) Release Management
2 3 (13.64%) Identity Management
3 2 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (9.09%) Migration
3 2 (9.09%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.55%) Business Continuity
4 1 (4.55%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (4.55%) Data Management
4 1 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (4.55%) Line Management
4 1 (4.55%) Operations Management
4 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2
4 1 (4.55%) Project Management
4 1 (4.55%) Records Management
4 1 (4.55%) Server Building
4 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (40.91%) PowerShell
2 2 (9.09%) C
2 2 (9.09%) SQL
3 1 (4.55%) C#
3 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) DV Cleared
1 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) MCITP
2 1 (4.55%) MCP
2 1 (4.55%) MCSE
2 1 (4.55%) MCTS
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 21 (95.45%) Active Directory
2 7 (31.82%) XenApp
3 4 (18.18%) Hyper-V
3 4 (18.18%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (9.09%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 14 (63.64%) SCCM
2 4 (18.18%) SCOM
2 4 (18.18%) SCVMM
3 3 (13.64%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 3 (13.64%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (9.09%) SCOrch
4 2 (9.09%) SCSM
5 1 (4.55%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 15 (68.18%) Microsoft
2 11 (50.00%) Citrix
3 6 (27.27%) VMware
4 5 (22.73%) NetApp
5 4 (18.18%) ServiceNow
6 3 (13.64%) Symantec
7 2 (9.09%) Cisco
7 2 (9.09%) Dell
7 2 (9.09%) Dell Compellent
7 2 (9.09%) Palo Alto
8 1 (4.55%) Altiris
8 1 (4.55%) Google
8 1 (4.55%) HP
8 1 (4.55%) MobileIron
8 1 (4.55%) Oracle
8 1 (4.55%) Remedy