The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South 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 / South West
Rank 114 116 123
Rank change year-on-year +2 +7  
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2013 26 22 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.00% 0.76% 0.67%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.52% 4.47% 4.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 15 15
Median daily rate £450 £363 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.13% -9.37%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £680 £415 £425
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 - £16.50 -
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 West with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 471 492 498
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 18.13% 17.01% 15.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 329 346 302
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £551 £525 £522
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 20 12
Median hourly rate £46.25 £18.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +156.94% +5.88%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.80 £8.75 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.60 £31.50
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 South West

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

Exchange Server 2013
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

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

Exchange Server 2013
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

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

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

Exchange Server 2013
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South 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
Wiltshire +2 11 £388 +6.89%
Bristol +8 10 £680 +87.58%
Somerset +4 1 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 - - 1
Exchange Server 2013
England

Exchange Server 2013
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South 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 South West region with a requirement for Exchange Server 2013.

1 23 (76.67%) Windows
2 20 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 14 (46.67%) MS Exchange
4 13 (43.33%) Office 365
4 13 (43.33%) Windows 10
5 12 (40.00%) Skype
5 12 (40.00%) Skype for Business
5 12 (40.00%) SharePoint
5 12 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 11 (36.67%) Microsoft App-V
6 11 (36.67%) DNS
7 10 (33.33%) Remote Desktop
8 9 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (26.67%) Red Hat
9 8 (26.67%) Client/Server
9 8 (26.67%) Linux
9 8 (26.67%) VMware ESXi
9 8 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (26.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (26.67%) Windows Server
10 7 (23.33%) Security Cleared
10 7 (23.33%) DFS Replication
10 7 (23.33%) SharePoint 2013
11 4 (13.33%) Change Management
11 4 (13.33%) Cisco
11 4 (13.33%) ASP.NET
11 4 (13.33%) CSS
11 4 (13.33%) C#
11 4 (13.33%) HTML

Exchange Server 2013
Top Related IT Skills in the South 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 14 (46.67%) MS Exchange
2 12 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 12 (40.00%) SharePoint
2 12 (40.00%) Skype for Business
3 7 (23.33%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (43.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (40.00%) Skype
2 11 (36.67%) DNS
3 10 (33.33%) Remote Desktop
4 4 (13.33%) DHCP
5 2 (6.67%) Unified Communications
6 1 (3.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.33%) Redis
Development Applications
1 4 (13.33%) ReSharper
1 4 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (13.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (6.67%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Electronics
2 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.33%) Marketing
2 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (33.33%) Architect
2 8 (26.67%) Windows Engineer
3 6 (20.00%) Exchange Engineer
4 5 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (16.67%) Technical Architect
5 4 (13.33%) .NET Developer
5 4 (13.33%) Developer
6 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (10.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (10.00%) C# Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Active Directory Architect
7 2 (6.67%) Exchange Migration Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Migration Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Support Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Unified Communications Specialist
8 1 (3.33%) 2nd Line Support
8 1 (3.33%) IT Architect
8 1 (3.33%) IT Support Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.33%) .NET
1 4 (13.33%) .NET Framework
1 4 (13.33%) ASP.NET
1 4 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
1 4 (13.33%) CSS
1 4 (13.33%) CSS3
1 4 (13.33%) HTML
1 4 (13.33%) HTML5
1 4 (13.33%) Kendo UI
1 4 (13.33%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 8 (26.67%) Client/Server
2 4 (13.33%) User Experience
3 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.33%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 23 (76.67%) Windows
2 13 (43.33%) Windows 10
3 8 (26.67%) Linux
3 8 (26.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (26.67%) Windows Server
3 8 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (13.33%) Capacity Management
2 4 (13.33%) Change Management
2 4 (13.33%) CRM
2 4 (13.33%) Knowledge Management
2 4 (13.33%) MVC
2 4 (13.33%) Scrum
2 4 (13.33%) Unit Testing
3 3 (10.00%) Information Security
3 3 (10.00%) Information Security Management
3 3 (10.00%) Migration
3 3 (10.00%) Security Management
4 2 (6.67%) Project Management
5 1 (3.33%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (3.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (3.33%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (3.33%) Programme Management
5 1 (3.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.33%) C#
1 4 (13.33%) JavaScript
1 4 (13.33%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 7 (23.33%) Security Cleared
2 4 (13.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.67%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) QA
2 1 (3.33%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 20 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 11 (36.67%) Microsoft App-V
3 8 (26.67%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (23.33%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (26.67%) Red Hat
2 4 (13.33%) Cisco
3 1 (3.33%) Citrix
3 1 (3.33%) Kofax
3 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.33%) SAP
3 1 (3.33%) Tandberg