Period
to 15 June 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London 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 15 June 2019 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 > UK excluding London
6 months to
15 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 536 523 401
Rank change year-on-year -13 -122 -17
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2013 84 120 219
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.17% 0.23% 0.45%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.11% 1.45% 2.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 75 153
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £313 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.00% -0.79% -10.00%
10th Percentile £130 £160 £196
90th Percentile £538 £439 £538
UK median daily rate £388 £339 £350
% change year-on-year +14.39% -3.21% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 16
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.89% -20.83% +6.67%
10th Percentile £13.85 £13.85 £10.88
90th Percentile £26.90 £99.75 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% -20.83% +9.09%

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 the UK excluding London with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
UK excluding London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 7,574 8,274 7,964
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 15.63% 15.74% 16.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,509 5,127 4,817
UK excluding London median daily rate £433 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.22% +3.75% +2.56%
10th Percentile £255 £255 £225
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 245 269 287
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.26
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.86% -4.16% -10.93%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.00 £10.75
90th Percentile £48.75 £45.90 £50.20
UK median hourly rate £19.13 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +0.66% - -7.32%

Exchange Server 2013
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing Exchange Server 2013 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for Exchange Server 2013 in the UK excluding London

Exchange Server 2013
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the UK excluding London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Exchange Server 2013 in the UK excluding London

Exchange Server 2013
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the UK excluding London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Exchange Server 2013 in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 15 June 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Exchange Server 2013 in the UK excluding London

Exchange Server 2013
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the UK excluding London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Exchange Server 2013 in the UK excluding London

Exchange Server 2013
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK excluding London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Exchange Server 2013 in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 15 June 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Exchange Server 2013 in the UK excluding London

Exchange Server 2013
Contract Job Locations in the UK excluding London

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 UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 15 June 2019. 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
South East +12 27 £400 +0.38% 5
North of England +8 18 £310 +15.89% 5
South West +1 17 £325 +150.00% 2
Yorkshire +25 15 £175 -46.15% 3
Midlands +13 9 £143 -54.40% 4
Scotland +7 5 £325 -15.58% 1
West Midlands 0 5 £250 -20.00% 4
East Midlands +13 4 £130 -50.00%
East of England -2 4 £393 +93.83%
Wales -2 4 £375 +50.91%
North West +8 3 £350 +40.00% 2
Exchange Server 2013
UK

For the 6 months to 15 June 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Exchange Server 2013 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the UK excluding London region with a requirement for Exchange Server 2013.

1 69 (82.14%) Windows
2 66 (78.57%) MS Exchange
3 62 (73.81%) Microsoft
4 52 (61.90%) Active Directory
5 50 (59.52%) Exchange Server 2010
6 47 (55.95%) Office 365
7 45 (53.57%) Windows Server
8 44 (52.38%) Windows Server 2012
8 44 (52.38%) VMware
9 33 (39.29%) Firewall
10 31 (36.90%) SCCM
11 28 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
12 25 (29.76%) Microsoft Azure
13 24 (28.57%) Hyper-V
13 24 (28.57%) PowerShell
14 22 (26.19%) VMware Infrastructure
15 21 (25.00%) DNS
15 21 (25.00%) ITIL
15 21 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 20 (23.81%) DHCP
17 19 (22.62%) SharePoint
17 19 (22.62%) Migration
18 17 (20.24%) Cisco
18 17 (20.24%) Windows 7
19 16 (19.05%) Security Cleared
20 15 (17.86%) SCOM
20 15 (17.86%) Microsoft Intune
20 15 (17.86%) Windows 10
21 14 (16.67%) Skype for Business
21 14 (16.67%) Citrix

Exchange Server 2013
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding London 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 66 (78.57%) MS Exchange
2 50 (59.52%) Exchange Server 2010
3 19 (22.62%) SharePoint
4 14 (16.67%) Skype for Business
5 8 (9.52%) IIS
6 7 (8.33%) SharePoint Server
7 6 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (3.57%) MS Project Server
8 3 (3.57%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 10 (11.90%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 47 (55.95%) Office 365
2 25 (29.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (9.52%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (5.95%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (3.57%) IaaS
6 2 (2.38%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (2.38%) OneDrive
6 2 (2.38%) PaaS
6 2 (2.38%) SaaS
7 1 (1.19%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (1.19%) IBM Cloud
7 1 (1.19%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 33 (39.29%) Firewall
2 21 (25.00%) DNS
3 20 (23.81%) DHCP
4 11 (13.10%) Skype
5 10 (11.90%) SAN
6 6 (7.14%) NAS
6 6 (7.14%) WAN
6 6 (7.14%) Wireless
7 5 (5.95%) BIG-IP
7 5 (5.95%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (5.95%) DKIM
7 5 (5.95%) DMARC
7 5 (5.95%) LAN
8 4 (4.76%) TCP/IP
8 4 (4.76%) VPN
9 3 (3.57%) VoIP
10 2 (2.38%) VLAN
10 2 (2.38%) WebEx
11 1 (1.19%) NX-OS
11 1 (1.19%) OpenScape
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (15.48%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (3.57%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (1.19%) JIRA
1 1 (1.19%) WinDbg
General
1 11 (13.10%) Finance
2 4 (4.76%) Banking
3 3 (3.57%) Games
4 2 (2.38%) Law
4 2 (2.38%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (20.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 13 (15.48%) Analyst
3 11 (13.10%) Support Engineer
4 7 (8.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 6 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
5 6 (7.14%) Messaging Engineer
5 6 (7.14%) Support Analyst
6 5 (5.95%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 5 (5.95%) Windows Engineer
7 4 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support
7 4 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 4 (4.76%) Consultant
7 4 (4.76%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 4 (4.76%) IT Engineer
7 4 (4.76%) Microsoft Engineer
7 4 (4.76%) Wintel Engineer
8 3 (3.57%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 3 (3.57%) Developer
8 3 (3.57%) Project Manager
8 3 (3.57%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.33%) LDAP
1 7 (8.33%) REST
1 7 (8.33%) SOAP
1 7 (8.33%) YAML
2 3 (3.57%) 802.1X
3 1 (1.19%) JSON
3 1 (1.19%) SAP Fiori
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.52%) Data Centre
2 7 (8.33%) Blackberry
2 7 (8.33%) Cyberthreat
2 7 (8.33%) Mobile App
2 7 (8.33%) PKI
3 3 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.38%) AS400
4 2 (2.38%) iSeries
4 2 (2.38%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.38%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.19%) Clustering
5 1 (1.19%) EMC Centera
5 1 (1.19%) Handset
5 1 (1.19%) iPhone
5 1 (1.19%) Mobile Computing
5 1 (1.19%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 69 (82.14%) Windows
2 45 (53.57%) Windows Server
3 44 (52.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 28 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (20.24%) Windows 7
6 15 (17.86%) Windows 10
7 9 (10.71%) Android
8 8 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (8.33%) Apple iOS
9 7 (8.33%) Windows 8
10 3 (3.57%) VMS
11 2 (2.38%) Linux
12 1 (1.19%) Windows Phone
12 1 (1.19%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 21 (25.00%) ITIL
2 19 (22.62%) Migration
3 12 (14.29%) Network Management
4 11 (13.10%) Service Management
5 9 (10.71%) Incident Management
5 9 (10.71%) Mobile Device Management
5 9 (10.71%) Root Cause Analysis
6 8 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (9.52%) Load Balancing
7 7 (8.33%) Benchmarking
7 7 (8.33%) Data Protection
7 7 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
7 7 (8.33%) Performance Testing
7 7 (8.33%) Problem Management
7 7 (8.33%) Programme Management
7 7 (8.33%) Service Delivery
8 6 (7.14%) Infrastructure Management
8 6 (7.14%) ITIL V3
9 5 (5.95%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 24 (28.57%) PowerShell
2 13 (15.48%) SQL
3 10 (11.90%) Java
4 9 (10.71%) Python
5 7 (8.33%) Perl
6 2 (2.38%) Bash Shell
6 2 (2.38%) C++
6 2 (2.38%) Go
7 1 (1.19%) C
7 1 (1.19%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 16 (19.05%) Security Cleared
2 10 (11.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (10.71%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (9.52%) CCNA
5 7 (8.33%) CCNP
6 6 (7.14%) DV Cleared
6 6 (7.14%) MCSA
6 6 (7.14%) SC Cleared
7 5 (5.95%) MCSE
8 4 (4.76%) MCP
9 3 (3.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (2.38%) Degree
10 2 (2.38%) MCITP
11 1 (1.19%) APMP
11 1 (1.19%) CCSP
11 1 (1.19%) CCVP
11 1 (1.19%) DBS Check
11 1 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (1.19%) VCP5
11 1 (1.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.57%) SLA
2 2 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.19%) GDPR
3 1 (1.19%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (1.19%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.19%) QA
3 1 (1.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 52 (61.90%) Active Directory
2 24 (28.57%) Hyper-V
3 22 (26.19%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (9.52%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (5.95%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (5.95%) XenApp
6 4 (4.76%) vSphere
6 4 (4.76%) XenDesktop
7 3 (3.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 3 (3.57%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (2.38%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
8 2 (2.38%) Docker
8 2 (2.38%) ProxySG
9 1 (1.19%) ISA Server
9 1 (1.19%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (1.19%) NFS
Systems Management
1 31 (36.90%) SCCM
2 15 (17.86%) Microsoft Intune
2 15 (17.86%) SCOM
3 7 (8.33%) AirWatch
3 7 (8.33%) Ansible
4 4 (4.76%) WSUS
5 3 (3.57%) EMC NetWorker
5 3 (3.57%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (2.38%) Backup Exec
6 2 (2.38%) Mesos
6 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 2 (2.38%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 2 (2.38%) Terraform
7 1 (1.19%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (1.19%) SCOrch
7 1 (1.19%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 62 (73.81%) Microsoft
2 44 (52.38%) VMware
3 17 (20.24%) Cisco
4 14 (16.67%) Citrix
5 13 (15.48%) Symantec
6 11 (13.10%) Dell
7 8 (9.52%) HP
8 7 (8.33%) McAfee
9 6 (7.14%) Clearswift
9 6 (7.14%) Fortinet
9 6 (7.14%) MobileIron
9 6 (7.14%) NetApp
10 5 (5.95%) Blue Coat
10 5 (5.95%) CheckPoint
10 5 (5.95%) EMC
10 5 (5.95%) F5
10 5 (5.95%) Palo Alto
11 4 (4.76%) Ivanti
12 3 (3.57%) Avaya
12 3 (3.57%) Veeam