Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 576 524 478
Rank change year-on-year -52 -46 +19
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2013 278 360 431
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.30% 0.37% 0.41%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.79% 1.99% 2.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 218 283
England median daily rate £325 £330 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.52% -5.71% -12.50%
10th Percentile £150 £212 £182
90th Percentile £526 £488 £450
UK median daily rate £325 £330 £350
% change year-on-year -1.52% -5.71% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 24 9
England median hourly rate £18.00 £26.75 £18.71
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.71% +42.97% -31.96%
10th Percentile £11.70 £19.83 £14.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.63 £29.00
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £26.00 £18.36
% change year-on-year -23.08% +41.65% -26.58%

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 15560 18106 18571
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 16.69% 18.59% 17.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 10299 11837 11826
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +5.26%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £235
90th Percentile £613 £588 £575
UK median daily rate £450 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 398 450 553
England median hourly rate £21.08 £20.00 £19.03
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.40% +5.10% +6.12%
10th Percentile £11.18 £12.25 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.83 £48.83 £43.00
UK median hourly rate £20.22 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +1.09% - +14.29%

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 19 November 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Exchange Server 2013 in England over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

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 19 November 2017. 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 -56 101 £375 +3.45% 20
North of England +16 67 £321 +3.55% 14
South East -1 56 £318 -9.29% 11
North West +46 38 £290 -3.33% 13
South West +7 25 £500 +42.86% 6
North East +25 22 £364 +13.67%
Midlands +25 20 £313 - 7
West Midlands +28 13 £314 +16.20% 6
East of England -11 10 £313 +9.65% 3
East Midlands +7 7 £300 -22.58% 1
Yorkshire +2 7 £275 -8.33% 1
Exchange Server 2013
UK

For the 6 months to 19 November 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.

1 221 (79.50%) MS Exchange
2 195 (70.14%) Active Directory
3 194 (69.78%) Windows
4 171 (61.51%) Office 365
5 157 (56.47%) Exchange Server 2010
6 150 (53.96%) Microsoft
7 129 (46.40%) Windows Server
8 101 (36.33%) Windows Server 2012
9 100 (35.97%) Skype for Business
10 98 (35.25%) Migration
11 93 (33.45%) VMware
12 85 (30.58%) PowerShell
13 82 (29.50%) Microsoft Azure
14 75 (26.98%) Skype
15 62 (22.30%) Windows Server 2008
16 58 (20.86%) Hyper-V
17 56 (20.14%) SharePoint
18 55 (19.78%) Citrix
19 54 (19.42%) Cisco
20 53 (19.06%) Security Cleared
21 51 (18.35%) VMware Infrastructure
22 49 (17.63%) Exchange Server 2007
23 48 (17.27%) Windows 10
24 47 (16.91%) DNS
24 47 (16.91%) SAN
25 46 (16.55%) Microsoft Certification
25 46 (16.55%) SCCM
26 44 (15.83%) SQL Server
27 41 (14.75%) MCSE
28 40 (14.39%) DHCP

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
1 221 (79.50%) MS Exchange
2 157 (56.47%) Exchange Server 2010
3 100 (35.97%) Skype for Business
4 56 (20.14%) SharePoint
5 49 (17.63%) Exchange Server 2007
6 20 (7.19%) SharePoint 2013
7 16 (5.76%) SharePoint 2010
8 10 (3.60%) IIS
9 9 (3.24%) Exchange Server 2003
10 8 (2.88%) OpenStack
11 6 (2.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 4 (1.44%) SharePoint Server
13 3 (1.08%) Office Communications Server
14 2 (0.72%) WordPress
15 1 (0.36%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 28 (10.07%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.72%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.36%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.36%) Revit
3 1 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.44%) Unit4 Business World
2 3 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.08%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 171 (61.51%) Office 365
2 82 (29.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 33 (11.87%) Azure Active Directory
4 13 (4.68%) OneDrive
5 11 (3.96%) Amazon AWS
6 9 (3.24%) IaaS
7 3 (1.08%) Mimecast
8 2 (0.72%) G Suite
9 1 (0.36%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 1 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.36%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.36%) PaaS
9 1 (0.36%) SaaS
9 1 (0.36%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 75 (26.98%) Skype
2 47 (16.91%) DNS
2 47 (16.91%) SAN
3 40 (14.39%) DHCP
4 29 (10.43%) Firewall
5 20 (7.19%) VoIP
6 15 (5.40%) LAN
7 14 (5.04%) TCP/IP
7 14 (5.04%) Unified Communications
8 13 (4.68%) Cisco IOS
8 13 (4.68%) VPN
8 13 (4.68%) WAN
8 13 (4.68%) Wireless
9 11 (3.96%) Internet
9 11 (3.96%) VLAN
10 8 (2.88%) IP Telephony
11 7 (2.52%) NetScaler
12 6 (2.16%) Cisco ASA
12 6 (2.16%) NAS
12 6 (2.16%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (15.83%) SQL Server
2 17 (6.12%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (5.04%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (1.80%) MySQL
4 5 (1.80%) SQL Server 2014
5 4 (1.44%) EDRMS
5 4 (1.44%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (0.72%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (0.36%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
7 1 (0.36%) OLAP
7 1 (0.36%) OLTP
7 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.36%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 10 (3.60%) Team Foundation Server
1 10 (3.60%) Visual Studio
2 3 (1.08%) MSI
General
1 36 (12.95%) Finance
2 22 (7.91%) Banking
3 8 (2.88%) Legal
4 3 (1.08%) Back Office
4 3 (1.08%) Retail
4 3 (1.08%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.72%) Local Government
5 2 (0.72%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.36%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.36%) Automotive
6 1 (0.36%) Electronics
6 1 (0.36%) Law
6 1 (0.36%) Marketing
6 1 (0.36%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 50 (17.99%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 33 (11.87%) Exchange Engineer
3 32 (11.51%) Consultant
4 30 (10.79%) Analyst
5 23 (8.27%) Office 365 Engineer
6 22 (7.91%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 21 (7.55%) Support Engineer
7 21 (7.55%) Windows Engineer
8 20 (7.19%) Administrator
8 20 (7.19%) Architect
9 18 (6.47%) Messaging Engineer
10 17 (6.12%) Systems Engineer
11 15 (5.40%) Messaging Specialist
11 15 (5.40%) Office 365 Consultant
12 13 (4.68%) Systems Administrator
13 12 (4.32%) Migration Engineer
14 11 (3.96%) 2nd Line Support
14 11 (3.96%) 3rd Line Support
14 11 (3.96%) Server Engineer
14 11 (3.96%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.88%) .NET
1 8 (2.88%) XML
2 5 (1.80%) 802.1X
2 5 (1.80%) WAP
3 2 (0.72%) Velocity
4 1 (0.36%) MDX
4 1 (0.36%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 25 (8.99%) Data Centre
2 24 (8.63%) Management Information System
3 19 (6.83%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (4.32%) Clustering
5 11 (3.96%) PKI
6 9 (3.24%) Fat Client
6 9 (3.24%) Thin Client
7 7 (2.52%) Blackberry
7 7 (2.52%) Replication
8 6 (2.16%) EMC VNX
8 6 (2.16%) HP Storage
9 4 (1.44%) Private Cloud
10 3 (1.08%) BYOD
10 3 (1.08%) Fintech
10 3 (1.08%) RIA
10 3 (1.08%) VAX
10 3 (1.08%) Video Conferencing
11 2 (0.72%) Handset
11 2 (0.72%) iPhone
11 2 (0.72%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 194 (69.78%) Windows
2 129 (46.40%) Windows Server
3 101 (36.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 62 (22.30%) Windows Server 2008
5 48 (17.27%) Windows 10
6 22 (7.91%) Windows 7
7 15 (5.40%) Windows Server 2003
8 12 (4.32%) Linux
9 8 (2.88%) Android
10 5 (1.80%) Apple iOS
11 4 (1.44%) Mac OS X
11 4 (1.44%) Unix
11 4 (1.44%) Windows 8
12 3 (1.08%) CentOS
13 1 (0.36%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (35.25%) Migration
2 35 (12.59%) ITIL
3 23 (8.27%) Change Management
4 15 (5.40%) Incident Management
4 15 (5.40%) Task Automation
5 14 (5.04%) Mobile Device Management
6 13 (4.68%) Problem Management
7 12 (4.32%) Kalman Filter
8 10 (3.60%) Capacity Management
8 10 (3.60%) ITSM
8 10 (3.60%) Load Balancing
9 9 (3.24%) Root Cause Analysis
9 9 (3.24%) Service Delivery
10 8 (2.88%) Disaster Recovery
10 8 (2.88%) Information Security
10 8 (2.88%) Infrastructure Management
10 8 (2.88%) Project Management
10 8 (2.88%) Virtual Environments
11 7 (2.52%) Server Virtualisation
11 7 (2.52%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 85 (30.58%) PowerShell
2 26 (9.35%) SQL
3 8 (2.88%) C#
3 8 (2.88%) JavaScript
4 3 (1.08%) PHP
4 3 (1.08%) VB
4 3 (1.08%) VBScript
5 1 (0.36%) C
5 1 (0.36%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 1 (0.36%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 53 (19.06%) Security Cleared
2 46 (16.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 41 (14.75%) MCSE
4 34 (12.23%) SC Cleared
5 15 (5.40%) DV Cleared
5 15 (5.40%) MCSA
6 14 (5.04%) Cisco Certification
7 13 (4.68%) MCP
8 9 (3.24%) CCIE
9 5 (1.80%) CCNA
9 5 (1.80%) MCITP
9 5 (1.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (1.08%) BPSS Clearance
10 3 (1.08%) CCSA
11 2 (0.72%) CCDP
11 2 (0.72%) CCNP
11 2 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.36%) Degree
12 1 (0.36%) MCSD
12 1 (0.36%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.08%) Disclosure Scotland
1 3 (1.08%) SLA
2 2 (0.72%) RMADS
3 1 (0.36%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (0.36%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 1 (0.36%) GDPR
3 1 (0.36%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 195 (70.14%) Active Directory
2 58 (20.86%) Hyper-V
3 51 (18.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 23 (8.27%) vSphere
5 21 (7.55%) XenApp
6 13 (4.68%) DFS Replication
7 12 (4.32%) Microsoft App-V
8 11 (3.96%) Virtual Machines
9 8 (2.88%) Brightmail
9 8 (2.88%) XenServer
10 6 (2.16%) BitLocker
11 5 (1.80%) Virtual Servers
12 4 (1.44%) NFS
13 3 (1.08%) Samba
13 3 (1.08%) Squid
13 3 (1.08%) VMware ESXi
13 3 (1.08%) VMware Workstation
14 2 (0.72%) Terminal Services
14 2 (0.72%) VMware Server
15 1 (0.36%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 46 (16.55%) SCCM
2 20 (7.19%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 16 (5.76%) Microsoft Intune
4 8 (2.88%) WSUS
5 7 (2.52%) Microsoft Clustering
5 7 (2.52%) SCOM
6 6 (2.16%) AirWatch
6 6 (2.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 4 (1.44%) McAfee ePO
7 4 (1.44%) Nagios
7 4 (1.44%) vCenter Server
8 3 (1.08%) Backup Exec
8 3 (1.08%) Failover Clustering
8 3 (1.08%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 3 (1.08%) NetBackup
8 3 (1.08%) Webmin
8 3 (1.08%) Xymon
9 2 (0.72%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (0.72%) SCOrch
9 2 (0.72%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 150 (53.96%) Microsoft
2 93 (33.45%) VMware
3 55 (19.78%) Citrix
4 54 (19.42%) Cisco
5 29 (10.43%) NetApp
6 27 (9.71%) HP
7 24 (8.63%) Symantec
8 16 (5.76%) Dell
9 12 (4.32%) IronPort
10 9 (3.24%) Avaya
11 8 (2.88%) EMC
11 8 (2.88%) Veeam
12 6 (2.16%) Altiris
12 6 (2.16%) Apple
12 6 (2.16%) McAfee
13 5 (1.80%) F5
13 5 (1.80%) Forcepoint
13 5 (1.80%) MobileIron
13 5 (1.80%) Veritas
14 4 (1.44%) EqualLogic