Period
to 16 November 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 16 November 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
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 621 556 523
Rank change year-on-year -65 -33 -36
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2013 257 294 367
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.27% 0.31% 0.37%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.60% 1.86% 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 182 220
England median daily rate £350 £330 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.06% - -2.94%
10th Percentile £143 £157 £212
90th Percentile £491 £522 £488
UK median daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year +6.06% - -5.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 14 25
England median hourly rate £21.50 £28.75 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.22% +4.55% +43.94%
10th Percentile £18.00 £11.80 £19.85
90th Percentile £38.00 £48.75 £47.25
UK median hourly rate £21.50 £22.50 £26.75
% change year-on-year -4.44% -15.89% +42.97%

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 16,087 15,839 18,383
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 16.93% 16.74% 18.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,572 10,470 12,030
England median daily rate £465 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £256
90th Percentile £632 £613 £588
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £420
% change year-on-year - +7.14% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 375 409 458
England median hourly rate £22.00 £21.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.33% +7.50% +5.10%
10th Percentile £12.41 £11.20 £12.23
90th Percentile £47.50 £48.75 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £20.47 £20.00
% change year-on-year +7.49% +2.34% -

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 16 November 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 16 November 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 16 November 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 +11 114 £400 +3.23% 37
South East +15 67 £331 +1.15% 12
North of England -54 41 £300 -7.69% 22
North West -28 33 £300 - 13
East of England +16 19 £356 +14.00% 6
South West -39 11 £300 -38.46% 12
Yorkshire -11 7 £325 +18.18% 7
West Midlands -24 5 £350 +11.55% 5
Midlands -29 5 £350 +12.00% 7
North East -24 1 £270 -25.41% 2
Exchange Server 2013
UK

For the 6 months to 16 November 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.

1 216 (84.05%) MS Exchange
2 203 (78.99%) Windows
3 186 (72.37%) Active Directory
4 166 (64.59%) Microsoft
5 165 (64.20%) Office 365
6 154 (59.92%) Windows Server
7 135 (52.53%) Exchange Server 2010
8 115 (44.75%) VMware
9 80 (31.13%) PowerShell
10 77 (29.96%) Windows Server 2012
11 70 (27.24%) Windows Server 2008
12 65 (25.29%) Skype for Business
13 61 (23.74%) Hyper-V
13 61 (23.74%) Migration
14 58 (22.57%) Skype
15 57 (22.18%) VMware Infrastructure
16 56 (21.79%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 55 (21.40%) ITIL
18 53 (20.62%) DNS
19 51 (19.84%) DHCP
19 51 (19.84%) Microsoft Azure
20 48 (18.68%) Cisco
21 47 (18.29%) SCCM
21 47 (18.29%) Windows 10
22 43 (16.73%) Citrix
23 41 (15.95%) Exchange Server 2007
24 38 (14.79%) Microsoft Office
25 37 (14.40%) WAN
25 37 (14.40%) Firewall
26 34 (13.23%) 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
1 216 (84.05%) MS Exchange
2 135 (52.53%) Exchange Server 2010
3 65 (25.29%) Skype for Business
4 41 (15.95%) Exchange Server 2007
5 32 (12.45%) SharePoint
6 11 (4.28%) IIS
7 8 (3.11%) Exchange Server 2003
8 6 (2.33%) Office Communications Server
9 5 (1.95%) IBM Notes
9 5 (1.95%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (1.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 3 (1.17%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.78%) Apache
12 1 (0.39%) IBM Domino
12 1 (0.39%) Tomcat
Applications
1 38 (14.79%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.78%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.39%) Mozilla Thunderbird
Business Applications
1 3 (1.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.39%) Elite 3E
2 1 (0.39%) Northgate Housing
Cloud Services
1 165 (64.20%) Office 365
2 51 (19.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (7.39%) Amazon AWS
4 14 (5.45%) Mimecast
5 10 (3.89%) OneDrive
6 7 (2.72%) Akamai
7 6 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (1.56%) SaaS
9 3 (1.17%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (0.78%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
10 2 (0.78%) G Suite
10 2 (0.78%) IaaS
11 1 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 58 (22.57%) Skype
2 53 (20.62%) DNS
3 51 (19.84%) DHCP
4 37 (14.40%) Firewall
4 37 (14.40%) WAN
5 33 (12.84%) LAN
5 33 (12.84%) VPN
6 21 (8.17%) SAN
7 14 (5.45%) VoIP
8 13 (5.06%) WebEx
9 12 (4.67%) SMTP
9 12 (4.67%) TCP/IP
10 11 (4.28%) MPLS
11 10 (3.89%) Network Security
12 8 (3.11%) Wi-Fi
13 7 (2.72%) Internet
13 7 (2.72%) IPv4
13 7 (2.72%) IPv6
14 5 (1.95%) IMAP
14 5 (1.95%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (12.84%) SQL Server
2 16 (6.23%) SQL Server 2012
3 10 (3.89%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (1.56%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (1.17%) Blockchain
6 1 (0.39%) MySQL
6 1 (0.39%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.39%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.39%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.39%) JIRA
2 1 (0.39%) MSI
General
1 31 (12.06%) Finance
2 21 (8.17%) Banking
3 14 (5.45%) Law
4 7 (2.72%) Marketing
4 7 (2.72%) Retail
5 5 (1.95%) Advertising
5 5 (1.95%) Back Office
5 5 (1.95%) Legal
5 5 (1.95%) Publishing
6 4 (1.56%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.17%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.17%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.39%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.39%) Local Government
8 1 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 55 (21.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 44 (17.12%) Analyst
3 26 (10.12%) Exchange Engineer
4 21 (8.17%) Messaging Engineer
5 20 (7.78%) Office 365 Engineer
6 19 (7.39%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 19 (7.39%) Service Analyst
6 19 (7.39%) Support Analyst
6 19 (7.39%) Support Engineer
7 16 (6.23%) 3rd Line Support
7 16 (6.23%) Service Desk Analyst
8 12 (4.67%) 2nd Line Support
8 12 (4.67%) Consultant
8 12 (4.67%) Infrastructure Support
8 12 (4.67%) Windows Engineer
9 11 (4.28%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 11 (4.28%) Systems Engineer
10 10 (3.89%) PowerShell Engineer
11 9 (3.50%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 9 (3.50%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (3.89%) Web Services
2 8 (3.11%) LDAP
3 6 (2.33%) .NET
4 2 (0.78%) ADSI
5 1 (0.39%) COM
5 1 (0.39%) LAMP
5 1 (0.39%) OAuth
5 1 (0.39%) Spring
5 1 (0.39%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 20 (7.78%) Data Centre
2 16 (6.23%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (3.89%) Clustering
4 8 (3.11%) Management Information System
5 7 (2.72%) Smartphone
6 5 (1.95%) Computer Science
6 5 (1.95%) HP StoreVirtual
6 5 (1.95%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (1.56%) Algorithms
7 4 (1.56%) Blackberry
7 4 (1.56%) Device Driver
7 4 (1.56%) Handset
7 4 (1.56%) iPhone
7 4 (1.56%) PKI
8 2 (0.78%) BYOD
8 2 (0.78%) PMI
8 2 (0.78%) Replication
8 2 (0.78%) RIA
8 2 (0.78%) User Experience
9 1 (0.39%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 203 (78.99%) Windows
2 154 (59.92%) Windows Server
3 77 (29.96%) Windows Server 2012
4 70 (27.24%) Windows Server 2008
5 47 (18.29%) Windows 10
6 34 (13.23%) Windows Server 2003
7 29 (11.28%) Windows 7
8 24 (9.34%) Linux
9 10 (3.89%) Data ONTAP
10 9 (3.50%) Windows 8
11 5 (1.95%) Mac OS X
11 5 (1.95%) Windows XP
12 4 (1.56%) Android
12 4 (1.56%) Ubuntu
13 3 (1.17%) Windows Phone
14 2 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (0.39%) Apple iOS
15 1 (0.39%) CentOS
15 1 (0.39%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.39%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (23.74%) Migration
2 56 (21.79%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 55 (21.40%) ITIL
4 26 (10.12%) Problem-Solving
5 20 (7.78%) Change Management
6 17 (6.61%) ITSM
7 14 (5.45%) Disaster Recovery
7 14 (5.45%) Server Virtualisation
7 14 (5.45%) Task Automation
8 12 (4.67%) Continuous Improvement
8 12 (4.67%) Decision-Making
9 11 (4.28%) Security Management
10 10 (3.89%) E-Commerce
10 10 (3.89%) Information Security
11 9 (3.50%) Data Protection
11 9 (3.50%) Information Security Management
11 9 (3.50%) ISMS
11 9 (3.50%) Kalman Filter
11 9 (3.50%) Patch Management
12 8 (3.11%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 80 (31.13%) PowerShell
2 27 (10.51%) SQL
3 8 (3.11%) VBScript
4 6 (2.33%) VB
5 3 (1.17%) C#
6 2 (0.78%) Python
7 1 (0.39%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.39%) Java
7 1 (0.39%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 34 (13.23%) Security Cleared
2 24 (9.34%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (6.61%) SC Cleared
4 14 (5.45%) DV Cleared
5 13 (5.06%) MCITP
6 11 (4.28%) MCSA
6 11 (4.28%) MCSE
7 8 (3.11%) Degree
8 6 (2.33%) MCP
9 5 (1.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (1.56%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (1.56%) Citrix Certification
10 4 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (1.17%) Master's Degree
11 3 (1.17%) MCTS
12 2 (0.78%) CCA
12 2 (0.78%) CCIE
12 2 (0.78%) CCNA
12 2 (0.78%) CCNP
12 2 (0.78%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (9.34%) SLA
2 2 (0.78%) COBIT
2 2 (0.78%) GDPR
2 2 (0.78%) PMBOK
3 1 (0.39%) FIPS 140-2
3 1 (0.39%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.39%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.39%) QA
3 1 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 186 (72.37%) Active Directory
2 61 (23.74%) Hyper-V
3 57 (22.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 34 (13.23%) XenApp
5 23 (8.95%) vSphere
6 15 (5.84%) XenDesktop
7 14 (5.45%) VMware ESXi
8 10 (3.89%) Virtual Machines
9 4 (1.56%) XenServer
10 3 (1.17%) DFS Replication
11 2 (0.78%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (0.39%) BitLocker
12 1 (0.39%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 1 (0.39%) Docker
12 1 (0.39%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 47 (18.29%) SCCM
2 14 (5.45%) SCOM
3 11 (4.28%) Microsoft Intune
4 8 (3.11%) NetBackup
4 8 (3.11%) vCenter Server
4 8 (3.11%) WSUS
5 7 (2.72%) McAfee ePO
6 6 (2.33%) AirWatch
6 6 (2.33%) Microsoft Clustering
7 5 (1.95%) Backup Exec
7 5 (1.95%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 5 (1.95%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 4 (1.56%) Cisco CUCM
8 4 (1.56%) ZABBIX
9 3 (1.17%) FortiGate
9 3 (1.17%) Single Sign-On
9 3 (1.17%) vMotion
10 2 (0.78%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 2 (0.78%) HP SIM
10 2 (0.78%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 166 (64.59%) Microsoft
2 115 (44.75%) VMware
3 48 (18.68%) Cisco
4 43 (16.73%) Citrix
5 29 (11.28%) NetApp
6 21 (8.17%) HP
7 20 (7.78%) McAfee
8 15 (5.84%) Symantec
9 10 (3.89%) Fortinet
10 9 (3.50%) Ivanti
10 9 (3.50%) Sony
11 8 (3.11%) F5
12 7 (2.72%) SolarWinds
13 6 (2.33%) Dell
13 6 (2.33%) Meraki
13 6 (2.33%) Palo Alto
13 6 (2.33%) SAP
13 6 (2.33%) Veeam
14 5 (1.95%) Aerohive Networks
14 5 (1.95%) Lotus