Period
to 20 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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 6 months to 20 September 2018 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
UK > England
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 654 560 524
Rank change year-on-year -94 -36 -25
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2013 213 284 386
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.23% 0.31% 0.39%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.35% 1.86% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 189 243
England median daily rate £336 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.93% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £136 £205 £227
90th Percentile £486 £500 £500
UK median daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year +6.06% -2.22% +3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 14 17
England median hourly rate £21.50 £39.50 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.57% +41.07% +33.33%
10th Percentile £14.85 £10.73 £21.25
90th Percentile £78.00 £48.75 £46.50
UK median hourly rate £21.50 £25.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year -14.00% -10.71% +52.55%

Exchange Server 2013 is in the Application Platforms category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 15,793 15,266 18,547
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 16.79% 16.80% 18.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,439 9,960 12,395
England median daily rate £460 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.22% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £258
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £420
% change year-on-year +2.86% +4.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 400 391 452
England median hourly rate £21.29 £20.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.84% +2.50% -
10th Percentile £12.50 £11.25 £11.91
90th Percentile £51.25 £48.75 £45.98
UK median hourly rate £20.50 £20.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year +2.50% -2.44% +2.50%

Exchange Server 2013
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Exchange Server 2013 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Exchange Server 2013 in England

Exchange Server 2013
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Exchange Server 2013 in England

Exchange Server 2013
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Exchange Server 2013 in England over the 6 months to 20 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Exchange Server 2013 in England

Exchange Server 2013
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Exchange Server 2013 in England

Exchange Server 2013
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Exchange Server 2013 in England over the 6 months to 20 September 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Exchange Server 2013 in England

Exchange Server 2013
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Exchange Server 2013 within the England region over the 6 months to 20 September 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -42 90 £375 -1.96% 33
South East -10 46 £350 +6.06% 17
North of England -58 40 £275 -14.06% 18
North West -25 32 £275 -12.00% 9
East of England +12 20 £350 +11.11% 8
South West -13 10 £300 -7.69% 8
Yorkshire -18 7 £325 +18.18% 9
Midlands -25 7 £338 +12.50% 8
West Midlands -32 6 £338 +7.14% 4
East Midlands +2 1 - - 4
North East -40 1 £270 -16.54%
Exchange Server 2013
UK

For the 6 months to 20 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Exchange Server 2013 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region with a requirement for Exchange Server 2013.

1 180 (84.51%) MS Exchange
2 166 (77.93%) Windows
3 151 (70.89%) Active Directory
4 139 (65.26%) Microsoft
5 121 (56.81%) Exchange Server 2010
6 118 (55.40%) Office 365
7 117 (54.93%) Windows Server
8 85 (39.91%) VMware
9 63 (29.58%) PowerShell
10 57 (26.76%) Windows Server 2012
11 56 (26.29%) Skype for Business
11 56 (26.29%) Windows Server 2008
12 55 (25.82%) Skype
12 55 (25.82%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 47 (22.07%) DNS
13 47 (22.07%) ITIL
13 47 (22.07%) Hyper-V
14 45 (21.13%) VMware Infrastructure
14 45 (21.13%) DHCP
14 45 (21.13%) Migration
15 42 (19.72%) SCCM
16 39 (18.31%) Windows 10
17 34 (15.96%) Finance
17 34 (15.96%) Cisco
18 33 (15.49%) Exchange Server 2007
19 31 (14.55%) Citrix
19 31 (14.55%) VPN
19 31 (14.55%) SQL Server
20 30 (14.08%) Microsoft Office
20 30 (14.08%) SQL

Exchange Server 2013
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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
1 180 (84.51%) MS Exchange
2 121 (56.81%) Exchange Server 2010
3 56 (26.29%) Skype for Business
4 33 (15.49%) Exchange Server 2007
5 22 (10.33%) SharePoint
6 13 (6.10%) Exchange Server 2003
7 9 (4.23%) IIS
8 6 (2.82%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (1.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (1.41%) IBM Notes
9 3 (1.41%) Office Communications Server
9 3 (1.41%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.47%) Apache
10 1 (0.47%) IBM Domino
10 1 (0.47%) Tomcat
Applications
1 30 (14.08%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.41%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.47%) Mozilla Thunderbird
3 1 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.94%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.47%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 118 (55.40%) Office 365
2 27 (12.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (7.04%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (3.76%) Mimecast
4 8 (3.76%) OneDrive
5 4 (1.88%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (1.41%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (1.41%) SaaS
7 2 (0.94%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.94%) G Suite
7 2 (0.94%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 55 (25.82%) Skype
2 47 (22.07%) DNS
3 45 (21.13%) DHCP
4 31 (14.55%) VPN
5 30 (14.08%) Firewall
6 29 (13.62%) WAN
7 26 (12.21%) LAN
8 22 (10.33%) TCP/IP
9 20 (9.39%) SAN
10 12 (5.63%) VoIP
11 10 (4.69%) Internet
12 7 (3.29%) WebEx
13 6 (2.82%) MPLS
14 5 (2.35%) Remote Desktop
14 5 (2.35%) SMTP
14 5 (2.35%) Telnet
15 4 (1.88%) Kerberos
15 4 (1.88%) Network Security
15 4 (1.88%) VLAN
16 3 (1.41%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (14.55%) SQL Server
2 13 (6.10%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (4.23%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (1.88%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (1.41%) Blockchain
6 2 (0.94%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (0.94%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.47%) MySQL
7 1 (0.47%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.47%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (2.82%) JIRA
2 2 (0.94%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.47%) MSI
General
1 34 (15.96%) Finance
2 20 (9.39%) Banking
3 7 (3.29%) Back Office
4 6 (2.82%) Law
4 6 (2.82%) Marketing
4 6 (2.82%) Publishing
5 5 (2.35%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.88%) Financial Institution
6 4 (1.88%) Investment Banking
6 4 (1.88%) Retail
7 3 (1.41%) Games
7 3 (1.41%) Legal
7 3 (1.41%) Local Government
8 2 (0.94%) Advertising
9 1 (0.47%) Electronics
9 1 (0.47%) International Banking
9 1 (0.47%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.47%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 53 (24.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 28 (13.15%) Support Engineer
3 27 (12.68%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 27 (12.68%) Exchange Engineer
4 26 (12.21%) Analyst
5 24 (11.27%) Messaging Engineer
6 16 (7.51%) Service Analyst
7 15 (7.04%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 15 (7.04%) Service Desk Analyst
8 14 (6.57%) 3rd Line Support
8 14 (6.57%) Office 365 Engineer
9 13 (6.10%) Windows Engineer
10 11 (5.16%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 10 (4.69%) 2nd Line Support
11 10 (4.69%) Administrator
11 10 (4.69%) PowerShell Engineer
12 9 (4.23%) Systems Engineer
13 8 (3.76%) 1st Line Support
13 8 (3.76%) Server Engineer
13 8 (3.76%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.76%) Web Services
2 7 (3.29%) LDAP
3 4 (1.88%) ADSI
4 2 (0.94%) WAP
5 1 (0.47%) .NET
5 1 (0.47%) LAMP
5 1 (0.47%) OAuth
5 1 (0.47%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 21 (9.86%) Data Centre
2 12 (5.63%) Clustering
3 7 (3.29%) Smartphone
4 6 (2.82%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (2.35%) Blackberry
5 5 (2.35%) iPhone
5 5 (2.35%) PKI
6 4 (1.88%) Device Driver
6 4 (1.88%) Handset
6 4 (1.88%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.88%) Replication
6 4 (1.88%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (0.94%) BYOD
7 2 (0.94%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.94%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.94%) Fintech
7 2 (0.94%) PMI
8 1 (0.47%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.47%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.47%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 166 (77.93%) Windows
2 117 (54.93%) Windows Server
3 57 (26.76%) Windows Server 2012
4 56 (26.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 39 (18.31%) Windows 10
6 26 (12.21%) Windows Server 2003
7 25 (11.74%) Windows 7
8 17 (7.98%) Linux
9 9 (4.23%) Data ONTAP
10 8 (3.76%) Windows 8
11 6 (2.82%) Windows XP
12 4 (1.88%) Android
12 4 (1.88%) Mac OS X
13 3 (1.41%) Ubuntu
13 3 (1.41%) Windows Phone
14 2 (0.94%) Windows 2000 Server
15 1 (0.47%) Apple iOS
15 1 (0.47%) CentOS
15 1 (0.47%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (25.82%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 47 (22.07%) ITIL
3 45 (21.13%) Migration
4 21 (9.86%) Problem-Solving
5 17 (7.98%) Disaster Recovery
6 13 (6.10%) Change Management
7 11 (5.16%) Kalman Filter
8 8 (3.76%) Asset Management
9 7 (3.29%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (2.82%) Server Virtualisation
10 6 (2.82%) Service Delivery
11 5 (2.35%) Data Centre Operations
11 5 (2.35%) Data Protection
11 5 (2.35%) DevOps
11 5 (2.35%) ITSM
11 5 (2.35%) Patch Management
11 5 (2.35%) PRINCE2
11 5 (2.35%) Project Management
11 5 (2.35%) Task Automation
11 5 (2.35%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 63 (29.58%) PowerShell
2 30 (14.08%) SQL
3 2 (0.94%) C#
3 2 (0.94%) Python
3 2 (0.94%) VB
4 1 (0.47%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.47%) C
4 1 (0.47%) Java
4 1 (0.47%) Ruby
4 1 (0.47%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 25 (11.74%) Security Cleared
2 24 (11.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (6.57%) DV Cleared
4 12 (5.63%) MCSE
5 9 (4.23%) CCNA
5 9 (4.23%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (4.23%) ITIL Certification
5 9 (4.23%) MCITP
5 9 (4.23%) SC Cleared
6 8 (3.76%) MCSA
6 8 (3.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 6 (2.82%) CCNP
8 5 (2.35%) Degree
9 3 (1.41%) Master's Degree
10 2 (0.94%) MCP
10 2 (0.94%) MCSD
10 2 (0.94%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.94%) PMP
11 1 (0.47%) A+ Certification
11 1 (0.47%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (9.39%) SLA
2 1 (0.47%) COBIT
2 1 (0.47%) FIPS 140-2
2 1 (0.47%) GDPR
2 1 (0.47%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.47%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.47%) PMBOK
2 1 (0.47%) QA
System Software
1 151 (70.89%) Active Directory
2 47 (22.07%) Hyper-V
3 45 (21.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 24 (11.27%) vSphere
5 23 (10.80%) XenApp
6 11 (5.16%) Virtual Machines
7 10 (4.69%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (3.29%) XenDesktop
8 7 (3.29%) XenServer
9 2 (0.94%) DFS Replication
9 2 (0.94%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.47%) BitLocker
10 1 (0.47%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (0.47%) Docker
10 1 (0.47%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 42 (19.72%) SCCM
2 18 (8.45%) SCOM
3 12 (5.63%) WSUS
4 8 (3.76%) Backup Exec
5 7 (3.29%) AirWatch
6 6 (2.82%) vCenter Server
7 5 (2.35%) McAfee ePO
7 5 (2.35%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 5 (2.35%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 4 (1.88%) Microsoft Intune
8 4 (1.88%) NetBackup
9 3 (1.41%) DameWare
9 3 (1.41%) Microsoft Clustering
9 3 (1.41%) Single Sign-On
9 3 (1.41%) ZABBIX
10 2 (0.94%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 2 (0.94%) FortiGate
10 2 (0.94%) Norton AntiVirus
10 2 (0.94%) vMotion
11 1 (0.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 139 (65.26%) Microsoft
2 85 (39.91%) VMware
3 34 (15.96%) Cisco
4 31 (14.55%) Citrix
5 19 (8.92%) McAfee
6 18 (8.45%) NetApp
7 14 (6.57%) Veeam
8 13 (6.10%) HP
9 8 (3.76%) Palo Alto
9 8 (3.76%) Symantec
10 7 (3.29%) Dell
11 5 (2.35%) F5
11 5 (2.35%) Fortinet
11 5 (2.35%) Remedy
11 5 (2.35%) ServiceNow
11 5 (2.35%) SolarWinds
12 4 (1.88%) Avaya
12 4 (1.88%) SonicWALL
12 4 (1.88%) Sony
12 4 (1.88%) Trustwave