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 3 months to 28 March 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
UK / England
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 428 425 429
Rank change year-on-year -3 +4  
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2013 156 192 179
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.37% 0.39% 0.36%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.15% 2.26% 2.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 125 128
Median daily rate £400 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% -12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £194 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £465 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £350 £375
% change year-on-year -3.57% -6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 10
Median hourly rate £16.00 £18.00 £22.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.11% -19.55%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.20 £11.30 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.80 £110.50 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -5.55% -40.00%  

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 England with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 7270 8502 8560
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 17.47% 17.21% 17.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 4755 5473 5133
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 158 207 323
Median hourly rate £18.68 £18.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.77% -5.26%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.80 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +6.06%  

Exchange Server 2013
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England 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 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 3 months to 28 March 2017.

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
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 3 months to 28 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +37 63 £425 +21.42% 18
South West +2 26 £450 +24.13% 1
South East -8 22 £375 +29.22% 14
North East - 14 £275 - 2
North West +11 12 £313 -15.25% 13
West Midlands +6 8 £525 +31.25% 7
Yorkshire +7 5 £248 -36.12% 1
East Midlands -8 3 £213 -26.08%
East of England -11 3 £350 - 5
Exchange Server 2013
UK

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 England region with a requirement for Exchange Server 2013.

1 228 (79.72%) MS Exchange
2 219 (76.57%) Windows
3 203 (70.98%) Active Directory
4 173 (60.49%) Exchange Server 2010
5 163 (56.99%) Microsoft
6 146 (51.05%) Windows Server
7 144 (50.35%) Office 365
8 122 (42.66%) Windows Server 2012
9 121 (42.31%) Windows Server 2008
10 101 (35.31%) Skype for Business
11 99 (34.62%) VMware
12 90 (31.47%) Exchange Server 2007
13 78 (27.27%) PowerShell
14 70 (24.48%) Security Cleared
15 69 (24.13%) Skype
16 66 (23.08%) DNS
17 65 (22.73%) SharePoint
17 65 (22.73%) Microsoft Azure
18 62 (21.68%) Hyper-V
19 61 (21.33%) VMware Infrastructure
20 58 (20.28%) SCCM
21 55 (19.23%) MS Excel
21 55 (19.23%) SQL Server
22 53 (18.53%) SQL
22 53 (18.53%) Citrix
23 51 (17.83%) Migration
24 50 (17.48%) DHCP
25 49 (17.13%) Cisco
26 46 (16.08%) SC Cleared
27 45 (15.73%) Windows Server 2003

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
1 228 (79.72%) MS Exchange
2 173 (60.49%) Exchange Server 2010
3 101 (35.31%) Skype for Business
4 90 (31.47%) Exchange Server 2007
5 65 (22.73%) SharePoint
6 33 (11.54%) SharePoint 2013
7 32 (11.19%) Exchange Server 2003
8 19 (6.64%) Office Communications Server
8 19 (6.64%) SharePoint 2010
9 17 (5.94%) IIS
10 6 (2.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 3 (1.05%) BizTalk Server
11 3 (1.05%) IBM Notes
11 3 (1.05%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.35%) WebLogic
Applications
1 55 (19.23%) MS Excel
2 44 (15.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (2.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.35%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 144 (50.35%) Office 365
2 65 (22.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 28 (9.79%) Azure Active Directory
4 17 (5.94%) IaaS
5 15 (5.24%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (1.75%) Mimecast
6 5 (1.75%) OneDrive
7 4 (1.40%) AWS CloudFormation
7 4 (1.40%) SaaS
8 2 (0.70%) AWS OpsWorks
8 2 (0.70%) Yammer
9 1 (0.35%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 69 (24.13%) Skype
2 66 (23.08%) DNS
3 50 (17.48%) DHCP
4 35 (12.24%) Firewall
5 33 (11.54%) SAN
6 24 (8.39%) WAN
7 21 (7.34%) Remote Desktop
8 20 (6.99%) VPN
9 17 (5.94%) LAN
10 16 (5.59%) Internet
10 16 (5.59%) TCP/IP
11 15 (5.24%) SMTP
11 15 (5.24%) VLAN
12 13 (4.55%) VoIP
13 12 (4.20%) Unified Communications
14 11 (3.85%) MPLS
15 10 (3.50%) Cisco ASA
16 9 (3.15%) Cisco IOS
17 8 (2.80%) iSCSI
17 8 (2.80%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (19.23%) SQL Server
2 28 (9.79%) SQL Server 2012
3 16 (5.59%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (2.10%) Amazon RDS
4 6 (2.10%) SQL Server 2014
5 5 (1.75%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (1.40%) Redis
7 3 (1.05%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.05%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (1.75%) Git (software)
1 5 (1.75%) Jenkins
1 5 (1.75%) Visual Studio
2 4 (1.40%) ReSharper
2 4 (1.40%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.35%) Subversion
3 1 (0.35%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 39 (13.64%) Finance
2 12 (4.20%) Banking
2 12 (4.20%) Retail
3 6 (2.10%) Legal
4 5 (1.75%) Games
4 5 (1.75%) Law
4 5 (1.75%) Marketing
5 4 (1.40%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.05%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.70%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.70%) Local Government
7 2 (0.70%) Publishing
8 1 (0.35%) Billing
8 1 (0.35%) Electronics
8 1 (0.35%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 41 (14.34%) Architect
2 39 (13.64%) Consultant
2 39 (13.64%) Support Engineer
3 36 (12.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 35 (12.24%) Analyst
5 27 (9.44%) Windows Engineer
6 23 (8.04%) Office 365 Consultant
7 21 (7.34%) Messaging Engineer
7 21 (7.34%) Support Analyst
8 20 (6.99%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 20 (6.99%) Microsoft Consultant
9 18 (6.29%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 17 (5.94%) 2nd Line Support
10 17 (5.94%) Exchange Engineer
11 16 (5.59%) 3rd Line Support
11 16 (5.59%) Technical Architect
12 15 (5.24%) Exchange Consultant
12 15 (5.24%) Messaging Support
12 15 (5.24%) Migration Consultant
13 14 (4.90%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.45%) .NET
1 7 (2.45%) CSS
1 7 (2.45%) HTML
2 5 (1.75%) ASP.NET
2 5 (1.75%) ASP.NET MVC
2 5 (1.75%) SAML
2 5 (1.75%) Web Services
3 4 (1.40%) .NET Framework
3 4 (1.40%) CSS3
3 4 (1.40%) HTML5
3 4 (1.40%) Kendo UI
3 4 (1.40%) SignalR
4 3 (1.05%) REST
4 3 (1.05%) WAP
5 1 (0.35%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (0.35%) jQuery
5 1 (0.35%) OpenID
5 1 (0.35%) WinForms
5 1 (0.35%) XML
5 1 (0.35%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 31 (10.84%) Data Centre
2 26 (9.09%) Clustering
3 20 (6.99%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (5.59%) Replication
5 15 (5.24%) Blackberry
6 11 (3.85%) Client/Server
7 8 (2.80%) PKI
8 6 (2.10%) Management Information System
9 5 (1.75%) Video Conferencing
9 5 (1.75%) Virtual Team
10 4 (1.40%) Enterprise Cloud
10 4 (1.40%) User Experience
11 3 (1.05%) Driving Licence
12 2 (0.70%) Computer Science
12 2 (0.70%) Enterprise Storage
12 2 (0.70%) iPad
12 2 (0.70%) Life Science
12 2 (0.70%) Smartphone
13 1 (0.35%) Fat Client
13 1 (0.35%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 219 (76.57%) Windows
2 146 (51.05%) Windows Server
3 122 (42.66%) Windows Server 2012
4 121 (42.31%) Windows Server 2008
5 45 (15.73%) Windows Server 2003
6 43 (15.03%) Windows 7
7 35 (12.24%) Windows 10
8 18 (6.29%) Android
9 17 (5.94%) Windows 8
10 16 (5.59%) Linux
11 13 (4.55%) Unix
12 12 (4.20%) Windows XP
13 9 (3.15%) Apple iOS
13 9 (3.15%) Mac OS X
13 9 (3.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 3 (1.05%) Windows 2000 Server
15 1 (0.35%) Windows 2000
15 1 (0.35%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (17.83%) Migration
2 39 (13.64%) ITIL
3 22 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
4 18 (6.29%) Change Management
5 16 (5.59%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (5.24%) Mobile Device Management
7 14 (4.90%) Capacity Planning
7 14 (4.90%) Project Management
8 13 (4.55%) Service Management
9 12 (4.20%) Server Building
9 12 (4.20%) Virtual Environments
10 10 (3.50%) Content Management
10 10 (3.50%) High Availability
11 9 (3.15%) Configuration Management
11 9 (3.15%) Infrastructure Monitoring
11 9 (3.15%) Server Virtualisation
12 8 (2.80%) CRM
12 8 (2.80%) Identity Access Management
12 8 (2.80%) Incident Management
12 8 (2.80%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 78 (27.27%) PowerShell
2 53 (18.53%) SQL
3 9 (3.15%) C#
3 9 (3.15%) VB
4 7 (2.45%) JavaScript
5 4 (1.40%) Bash Shell
5 4 (1.40%) Python
5 4 (1.40%) TypeScript
6 2 (0.70%) VBScript
7 1 (0.35%) C
7 1 (0.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 70 (24.48%) Security Cleared
2 46 (16.08%) SC Cleared
3 40 (13.99%) Microsoft Certification
4 32 (11.19%) MCSE
5 17 (5.94%) MCITP
6 16 (5.59%) MCP
7 15 (5.24%) Cisco Certification
8 14 (4.90%) CCNA
9 9 (3.15%) DV Cleared
10 8 (2.80%) CCNP
10 8 (2.80%) MCSA
11 7 (2.45%) CCIE
12 6 (2.10%) ITIL Certification
13 5 (1.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 4 (1.40%) MCTS
15 3 (1.05%) BPSS Clearance
15 3 (1.05%) DBS Check
15 3 (1.05%) Degree
15 3 (1.05%) MCSD
16 2 (0.70%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (7.69%) SLA
2 5 (1.75%) QA
3 3 (1.05%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 203 (70.98%) Active Directory
2 62 (21.68%) Hyper-V
3 61 (21.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 29 (10.14%) XenApp
5 19 (6.64%) VMware ESXi
6 14 (4.90%) Microsoft App-V
7 12 (4.20%) Virtual Servers
8 11 (3.85%) Virtual Machines
9 9 (3.15%) Terminal Services
10 8 (2.80%) DFS Replication
10 8 (2.80%) VMware ESX
11 7 (2.45%) XenDesktop
12 6 (2.10%) vSphere
13 5 (1.75%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 4 (1.40%) UAG
15 3 (1.05%) Forefront TMG
15 3 (1.05%) ISA Server
15 3 (1.05%) Terminal Server
15 3 (1.05%) VMware Workstation
16 2 (0.70%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 58 (20.28%) SCCM
2 25 (8.74%) SCOM
3 18 (6.29%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 12 (4.20%) Microsoft Clustering
4 12 (4.20%) NetBackup
5 11 (3.85%) AirWatch
5 11 (3.85%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 11 (3.85%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 10 (3.50%) Norton AntiVirus
7 8 (2.80%) WSUS
8 7 (2.45%) SCOrch
9 6 (2.10%) SCVMM
10 5 (1.75%) Failover Clustering
11 4 (1.40%) Microsoft Intune
11 4 (1.40%) Puppet
11 4 (1.40%) SCSM
12 2 (0.70%) CA Single Sign-On
12 2 (0.70%) PowerCLI
12 2 (0.70%) WMI
13 1 (0.35%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 163 (56.99%) Microsoft
2 99 (34.62%) VMware
3 53 (18.53%) Citrix
4 49 (17.13%) Cisco
5 32 (11.19%) HP
6 30 (10.49%) Symantec
7 23 (8.04%) NetApp
8 15 (5.24%) Dell
9 11 (3.85%) Sophos
10 9 (3.15%) Red Hat
10 9 (3.15%) ServiceNow
11 7 (2.45%) EMC
11 7 (2.45%) Meraki
11 7 (2.45%) MobileIron
11 7 (2.45%) Trend Micro
12 6 (2.10%) CheckPoint
13 5 (1.75%) Altiris
13 5 (1.75%) Intel Security
13 5 (1.75%) Oracle
13 5 (1.75%) Veeam
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