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 28 June 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
England / South East
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 217 223 204
Rank change year-on-year +6 -19  
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2013 26 46 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.34% 0.51% 0.60%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.96% 2.83% 3.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 27 32
Median daily rate £360 £450 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +24.13%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £266 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £519 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £314 £330 £310
% change year-on-year -4.92% +6.45%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £21.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -4.44%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £28.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +41.07% +33.33%  

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 1325 1625 1536
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 17.15% 18.10% 16.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1362 1640 1544
Median daily rate £418 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.76% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £267 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £538 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 81 104
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £22.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.94% -23.59%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £57.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -3.84% +23.80%  

Exchange Server 2013
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Exchange Server 2013 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

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 28 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 28 June 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 +14 10 £349 -7.00% 1
Hampshire -4 5 £325 -16.12% 5
Buckinghamshire -15 5 £550 +15.78% 1
Surrey +1 1 £375 -24.05% 3
Kent -3 1 £375 -11.76%
Oxfordshire - 1 £400 - 2
West Sussex - 1 £388 -
Exchange Server 2013
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 39 (81.25%) MS Exchange
2 34 (70.83%) Exchange Server 2010
3 32 (66.67%) Windows
3 32 (66.67%) Active Directory
4 30 (62.50%) VMware
5 29 (60.42%) Windows Server 2008
6 26 (54.17%) Windows Server 2012
7 25 (52.08%) PowerShell
8 22 (45.83%) Skype for Business
9 20 (41.67%) Microsoft
10 18 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
10 18 (37.50%) Office 365
11 17 (35.42%) Windows Server
11 17 (35.42%) Security Cleared
12 16 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
13 15 (31.25%) Citrix
13 15 (31.25%) Cisco
13 15 (31.25%) Infrastructure Monitoring
14 13 (27.08%) DHCP
14 13 (27.08%) DNS
14 13 (27.08%) Skype
15 12 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
15 12 (25.00%) SQL
15 12 (25.00%) LAN
15 12 (25.00%) WSUS
16 11 (22.92%) MCSE
16 11 (22.92%) ITIL
16 11 (22.92%) HP
16 11 (22.92%) Symantec
16 11 (22.92%) Migration

Exchange Server 2013
Co-occurring 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 39 (81.25%) MS Exchange
2 34 (70.83%) Exchange Server 2010
3 22 (45.83%) Skype for Business
4 16 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
5 8 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (8.33%) SharePoint
7 3 (6.25%) IIS
7 3 (6.25%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (2.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (2.08%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (37.50%) Office 365
2 7 (14.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.17%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 13 (27.08%) DHCP
1 13 (27.08%) DNS
1 13 (27.08%) Skype
2 12 (25.00%) LAN
3 9 (18.75%) Cisco IOS
3 9 (18.75%) SMTP
4 7 (14.58%) BIG-IP
4 7 (14.58%) Internet
4 7 (14.58%) WAN
5 5 (10.42%) Firewall
5 5 (10.42%) VPN
6 4 (8.33%) MPLS
6 4 (8.33%) SAN
7 3 (6.25%) PBX
7 3 (6.25%) TCP/IP
8 1 (2.08%) 4G
8 1 (2.08%) Unified Communications
8 1 (2.08%) WebEx
8 1 (2.08%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (4.17%) Finance
2 1 (2.08%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (29.17%) Consultant
2 10 (20.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (16.67%) Migration Consultant
3 8 (16.67%) Office 365 Consultant
4 7 (14.58%) Exchange Engineer
5 6 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
5 6 (12.50%) Exchange Consultant
5 6 (12.50%) Exchange Migration Consultant
5 6 (12.50%) Messaging Specialist
5 6 (12.50%) Microsoft Consultant
6 5 (10.42%) Active Directory Engineer
6 5 (10.42%) VMware Engineer
7 4 (8.33%) Active Directory Consultant
7 4 (8.33%) Analyst
7 4 (8.33%) Communications Specialist
7 4 (8.33%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 4 (8.33%) VMware Consultant
7 4 (8.33%) Windows Consultant
8 3 (6.25%) Support Analyst
8 3 (6.25%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.58%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.25%) HP Storage
3 2 (4.17%) Clustering
3 2 (4.17%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.17%) Replication
4 1 (2.08%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.08%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 32 (66.67%) Windows
2 29 (60.42%) Windows Server 2008
3 26 (54.17%) Windows Server 2012
4 17 (35.42%) Windows Server
5 9 (18.75%) Android
6 7 (14.58%) Linux
6 7 (14.58%) Unix
6 7 (14.58%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (8.33%) Windows 10
7 4 (8.33%) Windows 7
8 1 (2.08%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (31.25%) Infrastructure Monitoring
2 11 (22.92%) ITIL
2 11 (22.92%) Migration
3 10 (20.83%) ITSM
4 9 (18.75%) Mobile Device Management
4 9 (18.75%) Virtual Environments
5 8 (16.67%) ITIL V3
5 8 (16.67%) Service Management
6 7 (14.58%) Change Management
7 6 (12.50%) Server Building
8 5 (10.42%) Service Delivery
9 4 (8.33%) Virtual Infrastructure
10 3 (6.25%) CRM
10 3 (6.25%) Data Encryption
11 2 (4.17%) Capacity Management
11 2 (4.17%) Cybersecurity
11 2 (4.17%) Enterprise Architecture
11 2 (4.17%) Problem Management
12 1 (2.08%) High Availability
12 1 (2.08%) Records Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (52.08%) PowerShell
2 12 (25.00%) SQL
3 9 (18.75%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (35.42%) Security Cleared
2 12 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (22.92%) MCSE
4 10 (20.83%) SC Cleared
5 8 (16.67%) MCP
6 5 (10.42%) DV Cleared
7 3 (6.25%) CCNA
7 3 (6.25%) CCSA
7 3 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (4.17%) CCDP
8 2 (4.17%) CCNP
9 1 (2.08%) DBS Check
9 1 (2.08%) MCITP
9 1 (2.08%) MCSA
9 1 (2.08%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 32 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 18 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (20.83%) Hyper-V
4 7 (14.58%) VMware Workstation
5 4 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (6.25%) BitLocker
6 3 (6.25%) DFS Replication
6 3 (6.25%) vSphere
7 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (4.17%) Terminal Services
7 2 (4.17%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (4.17%) XenDesktop
8 1 (2.08%) Terminal Server
8 1 (2.08%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 12 (25.00%) WSUS
2 9 (18.75%) AirWatch
2 9 (18.75%) NetBackup
3 5 (10.42%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (10.42%) SCCM
4 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (2.08%) PowerCLI
4 1 (2.08%) SCOM
4 1 (2.08%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (2.08%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (2.08%) WMI
Vendors
1 30 (62.50%) VMware
2 20 (41.67%) Microsoft
3 15 (31.25%) Cisco
3 15 (31.25%) Citrix
4 11 (22.92%) HP
4 11 (22.92%) Symantec
5 10 (20.83%) MobileIron
6 7 (14.58%) F5
6 7 (14.58%) ServiceNow
7 6 (12.50%) NetApp
8 3 (6.25%) SolarWinds
9 2 (4.17%) CheckPoint
10 1 (2.08%) Mitel