The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 24 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Exchange Server 2013
England / North West
Rank 118 130 144
Rank change year-on-year +12 +14  
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2013 12 29 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.46% 0.76% 0.17%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.97% 4.27% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 22 4
Median daily rate £313 £369 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.25% -29.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £449 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £375
% change year-on-year -7.14% -6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £190.00 -
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 the North West with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 404 679 586
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 15.54% 17.76% 16.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 373 288
Median daily rate £360 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.49% +2.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £483 £503
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 38 30
Median hourly rate £16.00 £24.15 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.74% -12.18%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £11.70 £10.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.68 £57.75 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £16.07
% change year-on-year -2.85% +8.89%  

Exchange Server 2013
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 North West

Exchange Server 2013
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Exchange Server 2013 in the North West

Exchange Server 2013
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Exchange Server 2013 in the North West over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Exchange Server 2013 in the North West

Exchange Server 2013
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Exchange Server 2013 in the North West

Exchange Server 2013
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 24 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
Cheshire +27 5 £375 -11.76% 5
Merseyside +3 3 £300 +57.89% 1
Manchester +2 2 - - 7
Cumbria - 1 £220 - 1
Exchange Server 2013
England

Exchange Server 2013
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 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 North West region with a requirement for Exchange Server 2013.

1 11 (91.67%) MS Exchange
2 10 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 10 (83.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (75.00%) Office 365
4 8 (66.67%) PowerShell
5 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
5 7 (58.33%) Skype for Business
6 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (41.67%) DNS
6 5 (41.67%) Windows
7 4 (33.33%) Dell
7 4 (33.33%) Symantec
7 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (33.33%) Azure Active Directory
7 4 (33.33%) Windows Server
8 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 3 (25.00%) Trustwave
8 3 (25.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 3 (25.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 3 (25.00%) Skype
8 3 (25.00%) Splunk
8 3 (25.00%) Intel Security
8 3 (25.00%) Finance
8 3 (25.00%) Migration
8 3 (25.00%) VMware
8 3 (25.00%) SCCM
8 3 (25.00%) Data Protection
8 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
8 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared

Exchange Server 2013
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 11 (91.67%) MS Exchange
2 10 (83.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (58.33%) Skype for Business
4 5 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (16.67%) IIS
5 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
6 1 (8.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (75.00%) Office 365
2 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (33.33%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (8.33%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) DNS
2 3 (25.00%) Skype
3 2 (16.67%) DHCP
4 1 (8.33%) DMZ
4 1 (8.33%) Internet
4 1 (8.33%) LAN
4 1 (8.33%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (8.33%) SAN
4 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
4 1 (8.33%) VLAN
4 1 (8.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 2 (16.67%) Analyst
1 2 (16.67%) Architect
1 2 (16.67%) Exchange Architect
1 2 (16.67%) Messaging Architect
1 2 (16.67%) Office 365 Architect
2 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Administrator
2 1 (8.33%) Consultant
2 1 (8.33%) Implementation Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Messaging Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) Messaging Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Mobility Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Office 365 Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Senior Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Storage Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Technical Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) PKI
1 2 (16.67%) Replication
2 1 (8.33%) Blackberry
2 1 (8.33%) Clustering
2 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (8.33%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
2 4 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (8.33%) Android
4 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
4 1 (8.33%) Windows 10
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Data Protection
1 3 (25.00%) Migration
2 2 (16.67%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (8.33%) CRM
3 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (8.33%) High Availability
3 1 (8.33%) Information Security
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL
3 1 (8.33%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (8.33%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) VB
2 1 (8.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (8.33%) MCITP
3 1 (8.33%) MCP
3 1 (8.33%) MCSE
3 1 (8.33%) MCTS
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 10 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (8.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (8.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 3 (25.00%) SCCM
1 3 (25.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 2 (16.67%) AirWatch
2 2 (16.67%) SCOM
2 2 (16.67%) SCOrch
3 1 (8.33%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (8.33%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (8.33%) NetBackup
3 1 (8.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (33.33%) Dell
2 4 (33.33%) Symantec
3 3 (25.00%) Cisco
3 3 (25.00%) Intel Security
3 3 (25.00%) Splunk
3 3 (25.00%) Trustwave
3 3 (25.00%) VMware
4 2 (16.67%) Citrix
4 2 (16.67%) EMC
5 1 (8.33%) IronPort
5 1 (8.33%) NetApp
5 1 (8.33%) SolarWinds