Period
to 19 October 2018

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 19 October 2018 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
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 494 451 424
Rank change year-on-year -43 -27 -17
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2013 166 196 273
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.30% 0.38% 0.46%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.85% 2.28% 2.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 132 168
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £308 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.69% -5.38% -
10th Percentile £124 £150 £184
90th Percentile £413 £450 £475
UK median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +7.69% - -2.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 21
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.50 £39.50 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.91% +41.07% +80.65%
10th Percentile £17.05 £13.35 £19.75
90th Percentile £121.50 £48.75 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £21.50 £39.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year -45.57% +41.07% +60.00%

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 8,989 8,598 10,732
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 16.38% 16.46% 18.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,451 5,224 6,699
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £256 £240 £231
90th Percentile £575 £550 £538
UK median daily rate £450 £441 £420
% change year-on-year +1.98% +5.06% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 299 309 393
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £20.73
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -3.52% +9.11%
10th Percentile £11.58 £10.70 £12.00
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.75 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +7.50% - -

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 19 October 2018.

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 19 October 2018.

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 19 October 2018. 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 -6 57 £350 +6.87% 25
North of England -62 41 £288 -4.17% 18
North West -26 35 £288 -2.54% 10
Scotland -12 25 £350 +132.56% 3
East of England +17 21 £350 +20.69% 11
South West -30 10 £300 -7.69% 10
Midlands -17 7 £338 +12.50% 12
West Midlands -25 6 £338 +8.00% 9
Wales -12 5 £375 -
Yorkshire -14 5 £325 +18.18% 8
East Midlands -1 1 - - 3
North East -26 1 £270 -18.80%
Exchange Server 2013
UK

For the 6 months to 19 October 2018, 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.

1 154 (92.77%) MS Exchange
2 128 (77.11%) Windows
2 128 (77.11%) Active Directory
3 118 (71.08%) Microsoft
4 105 (63.25%) Exchange Server 2010
5 103 (62.05%) Office 365
6 96 (57.83%) Windows Server
7 59 (35.54%) PowerShell
8 58 (34.94%) VMware
9 55 (33.13%) Skype for Business
10 54 (32.53%) Skype
11 47 (28.31%) Hyper-V
12 45 (27.11%) Windows Server 2012
13 43 (25.90%) Windows Server 2008
14 42 (25.30%) ITIL
15 40 (24.10%) Security Cleared
16 39 (23.49%) Windows Server 2003
17 38 (22.89%) DNS
18 36 (21.69%) DHCP
18 36 (21.69%) Exchange Server 2007
19 34 (20.48%) Migration
20 30 (18.07%) VMware Infrastructure
21 29 (17.47%) Microsoft Certification
21 29 (17.47%) Infrastructure Engineering
22 25 (15.06%) SC Cleared
23 24 (14.46%) SCCM
23 24 (14.46%) Microsoft Office
23 24 (14.46%) Firewall
23 24 (14.46%) Windows 10
24 23 (13.86%) Cisco

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
1 154 (92.77%) MS Exchange
2 105 (63.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 55 (33.13%) Skype for Business
4 36 (21.69%) Exchange Server 2007
5 19 (11.45%) Exchange Server 2003
5 19 (11.45%) Office Communications Server
6 18 (10.84%) SharePoint
7 13 (7.83%) IIS
8 3 (1.81%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.60%) IBM Domino
9 1 (0.60%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.60%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 24 (14.46%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.20%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.81%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 103 (62.05%) Office 365
2 21 (12.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (4.22%) Akamai
4 5 (3.01%) OneDrive
5 4 (2.41%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (1.20%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (1.20%) G Suite
6 2 (1.20%) IaaS
6 2 (1.20%) SaaS
7 1 (0.60%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 54 (32.53%) Skype
2 38 (22.89%) DNS
3 36 (21.69%) DHCP
4 24 (14.46%) Firewall
5 19 (11.45%) LAN
6 18 (10.84%) WAN
7 14 (8.43%) VPN
8 9 (5.42%) TCP/IP
9 8 (4.82%) Internet
10 7 (4.22%) SAN
10 7 (4.22%) Unified Communications
10 7 (4.22%) WebEx
11 6 (3.61%) VLAN
11 6 (3.61%) VoIP
12 5 (3.01%) Remote Desktop
13 4 (2.41%) Kerberos
13 4 (2.41%) SMTP
14 3 (1.81%) Network Security
14 3 (1.81%) VSAN
15 2 (1.20%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (12.65%) SQL Server
2 12 (7.23%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (4.22%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.60%) JIRA
2 1 (0.60%) MSI
General
1 14 (8.43%) Finance
2 4 (2.41%) Back Office
3 3 (1.81%) Publishing
4 2 (1.20%) Banking
4 2 (1.20%) Marketing
4 2 (1.20%) Retail
5 1 (0.60%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.60%) Law
5 1 (0.60%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 29 (17.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 21 (12.65%) Analyst
3 20 (12.05%) Support Engineer
4 19 (11.45%) Messaging Engineer
5 16 (9.64%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 14 (8.43%) Lync Engineer
7 12 (7.23%) Exchange Engineer
7 12 (7.23%) Office 365 Engineer
8 9 (5.42%) Infrastructure Support
8 9 (5.42%) Service Analyst
8 9 (5.42%) Service Desk Analyst
9 8 (4.82%) 2nd Line Support
9 8 (4.82%) 3rd Line Support
9 8 (4.82%) Field Engineer
9 8 (4.82%) Support Analyst
9 8 (4.82%) Systems Engineer
10 7 (4.22%) Desktop Support
10 7 (4.22%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 6 (3.61%) Administrator
11 6 (3.61%) Exchange Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.22%) .NET
2 5 (3.01%) LDAP
3 4 (2.41%) ADSI
4 3 (1.81%) Web Services
5 2 (1.20%) Apache Axis
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.23%) Computer Science
2 7 (4.22%) Management Information System
2 7 (4.22%) PKI
3 6 (3.61%) Clustering
3 6 (3.61%) Data Centre
4 5 (3.01%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.01%) Smartphone
5 4 (2.41%) Device Driver
5 4 (2.41%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (1.20%) BYOD
6 2 (1.20%) CESG
6 2 (1.20%) iPhone
6 2 (1.20%) PMI
7 1 (0.60%) AS400
7 1 (0.60%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.60%) e-Learning
7 1 (0.60%) iPad
7 1 (0.60%) iSeries
7 1 (0.60%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.60%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 128 (77.11%) Windows
2 96 (57.83%) Windows Server
3 45 (27.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 43 (25.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 39 (23.49%) Windows Server 2003
6 24 (14.46%) Windows 10
7 21 (12.65%) Windows 7
8 18 (10.84%) Linux
9 10 (6.02%) Data ONTAP
10 7 (4.22%) Windows 8
11 4 (2.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (2.41%) Ubuntu
11 4 (2.41%) Windows XP
12 3 (1.81%) Windows Phone
13 2 (1.20%) Android
14 1 (0.60%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.60%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (25.30%) ITIL
2 34 (20.48%) Migration
3 29 (17.47%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 22 (13.25%) Problem-Solving
5 13 (7.83%) Change Management
6 12 (7.23%) Disaster Recovery
6 12 (7.23%) Incident Management
7 11 (6.63%) Data Protection
8 9 (5.42%) E-Commerce
8 9 (5.42%) Load Balancing
9 8 (4.82%) Capacity Planning
9 8 (4.82%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (3.61%) ITSM
10 6 (3.61%) Kalman Filter
10 6 (3.61%) Project Management
10 6 (3.61%) Service Delivery
10 6 (3.61%) Trend Analysis
11 5 (3.01%) ITIL V3
11 5 (3.01%) PRINCE2
11 5 (3.01%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 59 (35.54%) PowerShell
2 14 (8.43%) SQL
3 8 (4.82%) VBScript
4 3 (1.81%) C#
5 2 (1.20%) VB
6 1 (0.60%) C
6 1 (0.60%) LINC
6 1 (0.60%) Python
Qualifications
1 40 (24.10%) Security Cleared
2 29 (17.47%) Microsoft Certification
3 25 (15.06%) SC Cleared
4 21 (12.65%) MCSE
5 14 (8.43%) DV Cleared
6 13 (7.83%) Degree
7 11 (6.63%) Computer Science Degree
8 4 (2.41%) BPSS Clearance
8 4 (2.41%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (1.81%) Citrix Certification
9 3 (1.81%) MCITP
9 3 (1.81%) MCSA
9 3 (1.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (1.20%) CCNA
10 2 (1.20%) CCNP
10 2 (1.20%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (1.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (1.20%) PMI Certification
10 2 (1.20%) PMP
10 2 (1.20%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (11.45%) SLA
2 3 (1.81%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (1.81%) GDPR
3 2 (1.20%) COBIT
3 2 (1.20%) PMBOK
4 1 (0.60%) FIPS 140-2
4 1 (0.60%) QA
System Software
1 128 (77.11%) Active Directory
2 47 (28.31%) Hyper-V
3 30 (18.07%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (10.24%) vSphere
5 16 (9.64%) XenApp
6 10 (6.02%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (3.01%) Virtual Machines
7 5 (3.01%) VMware Workstation
7 5 (3.01%) XenDesktop
8 2 (1.20%) DFS Replication
8 2 (1.20%) XenServer
9 1 (0.60%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.60%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (0.60%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 24 (14.46%) SCCM
2 9 (5.42%) Backup Exec
2 9 (5.42%) vCenter Server
3 8 (4.82%) McAfee ePO
3 8 (4.82%) WSUS
4 7 (4.22%) SCOM
5 5 (3.01%) NetBackup
5 5 (3.01%) Norton AntiVirus
6 4 (2.41%) AirWatch
6 4 (2.41%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 4 (2.41%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 3 (1.81%) FortiGate
7 3 (1.81%) Microsoft Clustering
7 3 (1.81%) Microsoft Intune
7 3 (1.81%) vMotion
8 2 (1.20%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 2 (1.20%) SolarWinds Orion
9 1 (0.60%) HP SIM
9 1 (0.60%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 118 (71.08%) Microsoft
2 58 (34.94%) VMware
3 23 (13.86%) Cisco
4 19 (11.45%) Citrix
5 18 (10.84%) McAfee
5 18 (10.84%) NetApp
6 14 (8.43%) Symantec
7 8 (4.82%) F5
8 6 (3.61%) HP
8 6 (3.61%) Veeam
9 5 (3.01%) Avaya
9 5 (3.01%) Dell
9 5 (3.01%) Fortinet
10 4 (2.41%) Red Hat
10 4 (2.41%) Trustwave
11 3 (1.81%) Nortel
11 3 (1.81%) SAP
11 3 (1.81%) SolarWinds
11 3 (1.81%) Splunk
12 2 (1.20%) Proofpoint