The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 27 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Exchange Server 2013
England / South East
Rank 231 221 229
Rank change year-on-year -10 +8  
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2013 22 44 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.28% 0.48% 0.42%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.71% 2.70% 2.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 34 32
Median daily rate £450 £295 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +52.54% -22.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £175 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £514 £514
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £375
% change year-on-year -7.14% -6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £15.00 £22.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.33% -  
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 South East with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 1289 1631 1679
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 16.54% 17.69% 16.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 726 1060 934
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 49 74
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.71% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.69 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.75 £52.25 £43.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year -5.55% +9.09%  

Exchange Server 2013
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 South East

Exchange Server 2013
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Exchange Server 2013 in the South East

Exchange Server 2013
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Exchange Server 2013 in the South East over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Exchange Server 2013 in the South East

Exchange Server 2013
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Exchange Server 2013 in the South East

Exchange Server 2013
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 27 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
Berkshire +29 8 £475 +86.27% 3
Hampshire +9 7 £363 +52.63% 7
Buckinghamshire -10 4 £500 +62.60%
Surrey -5 2 £175 -44.22% 1
West Sussex +2 1 - -
Exchange Server 2013
England

Exchange Server 2013
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 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 South East region with a requirement for Exchange Server 2013.

1 58 (96.67%) MS Exchange
2 56 (93.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 40 (66.67%) Windows
4 38 (63.33%) Active Directory
5 34 (56.67%) Office 365
6 33 (55.00%) Microsoft
7 31 (51.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 30 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 29 (48.33%) PowerShell
10 28 (46.67%) VMware
11 27 (45.00%) Windows Server
12 24 (40.00%) Migration
13 23 (38.33%) Skype for Business
14 22 (36.67%) VMware Infrastructure
15 21 (35.00%) Exchange Server 2007
16 20 (33.33%) Security Cleared
17 16 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2003
18 15 (25.00%) Hyper-V
18 15 (25.00%) Skype
19 13 (21.67%) SQL
20 12 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
21 11 (18.33%) DNS
22 10 (16.67%) DHCP
23 9 (15.00%) SMTP
23 9 (15.00%) LAN
23 9 (15.00%) Cisco
23 9 (15.00%) Citrix
23 9 (15.00%) SQL Server
23 9 (15.00%) Service Management
23 9 (15.00%) SCCM

Exchange Server 2013
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 58 (96.67%) MS Exchange
2 56 (93.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 23 (38.33%) Skype for Business
4 21 (35.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 16 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2003
6 6 (10.00%) SharePoint
7 3 (5.00%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (3.33%) IIS
9 1 (1.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 7 (11.67%) MS Office
2 6 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 34 (56.67%) Office 365
2 12 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (8.33%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (5.00%) IaaS
5 2 (3.33%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (1.67%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 15 (25.00%) Skype
2 11 (18.33%) DNS
3 10 (16.67%) DHCP
4 9 (15.00%) LAN
4 9 (15.00%) SMTP
5 8 (13.33%) WAN
6 5 (8.33%) Cisco IOS
6 5 (8.33%) Firewall
6 5 (8.33%) PBX
7 3 (5.00%) BIG-IP
7 3 (5.00%) DMARC
7 3 (5.00%) Internet
8 2 (3.33%) Remote Desktop
8 2 (3.33%) SAN
8 2 (3.33%) TCP/IP
9 1 (1.67%) IP Telephony
9 1 (1.67%) VoIP
9 1 (1.67%) VPN
9 1 (1.67%) WebEx
9 1 (1.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 8 (13.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (3.33%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (1.67%) Retail
2 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (26.67%) Consultant
2 15 (25.00%) Migration Consultant
2 15 (25.00%) Office 365 Consultant
3 12 (20.00%) Exchange Consultant
3 12 (20.00%) Microsoft Consultant
4 11 (18.33%) Exchange Migration Consultant
5 8 (13.33%) Architect
6 7 (11.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 7 (11.67%) Analyst
6 7 (11.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (11.67%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 7 (11.67%) Office 365 Architect
7 6 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
7 6 (10.00%) Active Directory Engineer
7 6 (10.00%) Support Analyst
7 6 (10.00%) VMware Engineer
8 5 (8.33%) Exchange Engineer
8 5 (8.33%) Office 365 Specialist
9 4 (6.67%) Migration Architect
9 4 (6.67%) Senior Active Directory Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.67%) .NET
1 1 (1.67%) OAuth
1 1 (1.67%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.00%) Clustering
2 5 (8.33%) Data Centre
3 3 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.00%) Replication
4 2 (3.33%) Blackberry
4 2 (3.33%) Enterprise Cloud
4 2 (3.33%) PKI
4 2 (3.33%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.67%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 40 (66.67%) Windows
2 31 (51.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 30 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 27 (45.00%) Windows Server
5 8 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (11.67%) Windows 7
7 5 (8.33%) Android
7 5 (8.33%) Windows 8
8 4 (6.67%) Windows 10
9 3 (5.00%) Linux
9 3 (5.00%) Unix
9 3 (5.00%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.67%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (40.00%) Migration
2 9 (15.00%) Service Management
3 8 (13.33%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 7 (11.67%) ITIL
5 6 (10.00%) Incident Management
6 5 (8.33%) ITIL V3
6 5 (8.33%) Mobile Device Management
7 4 (6.67%) Data Centre Operations
7 4 (6.67%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 4 (6.67%) Two-Factor Authentication
7 4 (6.67%) Virtual Environments
8 3 (5.00%) Change Management
8 3 (5.00%) ITSM
8 3 (5.00%) Network Architecture
8 3 (5.00%) Server Building
8 3 (5.00%) Service Delivery
9 2 (3.33%) Asset Management
9 2 (3.33%) Capacity Management
9 2 (3.33%) Configuration Management
9 2 (3.33%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 29 (48.33%) PowerShell
2 13 (21.67%) SQL
3 5 (8.33%) VB
4 2 (3.33%) Bash Shell
4 2 (3.33%) Python
5 1 (1.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 20 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 8 (13.33%) SC Cleared
3 7 (11.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (10.00%) MCP
4 6 (10.00%) MCSE
5 3 (5.00%) MCITP
5 3 (5.00%) MCSA
6 2 (3.33%) DBS Check
6 2 (3.33%) DV Cleared
6 2 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.33%) SLA
2 1 (1.67%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 38 (63.33%) Active Directory
2 22 (36.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 8 (13.33%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (6.67%) vSphere
6 3 (5.00%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (5.00%) VMware Workstation
7 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (3.33%) Terminal Services
7 2 (3.33%) UAG
7 2 (3.33%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.67%) Terminal Server
8 1 (1.67%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (15.00%) SCCM
2 5 (8.33%) AirWatch
2 5 (8.33%) NetBackup
2 5 (8.33%) Norton AntiVirus
2 5 (8.33%) WSUS
3 4 (6.67%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 3 (5.00%) Microsoft Clustering
4 3 (5.00%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (3.33%) Puppet
5 2 (3.33%) SCOM
6 1 (1.67%) PowerCLI
6 1 (1.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (1.67%) WMI
Vendors
1 33 (55.00%) Microsoft
2 28 (46.67%) VMware
3 9 (15.00%) Cisco
3 9 (15.00%) Citrix
4 7 (11.67%) HP
5 6 (10.00%) NetApp
5 6 (10.00%) Symantec
6 5 (8.33%) MobileIron
7 4 (6.67%) F5
8 3 (5.00%) Clearswift
8 3 (5.00%) ServiceNow
9 1 (1.67%) Apple
9 1 (1.67%) CommVault
9 1 (1.67%) Mitel
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