The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 29 April 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
UK
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 459 420 474
Rank change year-on-year -39 +54  
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2013 139 241 170
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.29% 0.43% 0.30%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.73% 2.48% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 156 121
Median daily rate £350 £369 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.08% +5.35%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £200 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £485 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £283 £363 £369
% change year-on-year -22.06% -1.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 11
Median hourly rate £13.50 £22.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.00% +40.62%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £11.40 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.25 £84.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £29.25 £30.00
% change year-on-year -53.84% -2.50%  

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 with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 8043 9736 9930
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 17.07% 17.43% 17.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 5214 6327 5971
Median daily rate £425 £420 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +8.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £570 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 187 216 380
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.57% -12.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.80 £11.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £40.12
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.25 £17.00 £20.19
% change year-on-year +13.23% -15.77%  

Exchange Server 2013
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 UK

Exchange Server 2013
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Exchange Server 2013 in the UK

Exchange Server 2013
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Exchange Server 2013 over the 3 months to 29 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Exchange Server 2013 in the UK

Exchange Server 2013
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Exchange Server 2013 in the UK

Exchange Server 2013
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Exchange Server 2013 over the 3 months to 29 April 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Exchange Server 2013 in the UK

Exchange Server 2013
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 over the 3 months to 29 April 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
England -22 133 £350 -1.75% 76
London +21 61 £400 +6.66% 17
South East -18 20 £300 -7.84% 15
North West +27 12 £300 -24.05% 18
North East +20 12 £275 -1.78% 3
City of London -17 12 £425 - 5
South West +1 7 £680 +81.33% 9
East of England -17 7 £350 - 3
West Midlands +27 6 £425 +41.66% 2
Reading +23 6 £300 -42.95% 3
Tyne and Wear +20 6 £283 +0.89% 2
Berkshire +18 6 £300 +2.83% 4
Cheshire +26 5 £375 -14.28% 5
Newcastle upon Tyne +15 5 £290 +3.57% 2
Buckinghamshire -7 5 £525 +61.53% 1
Yorkshire +22 4 £219 -48.52% 7
Bristol +6 4 £680 +81.33% 4
Scotland +5 4 £146 -64.84% 4
Hampshire -4 4 £270 -20.00% 5
Milton Keynes -4 4 £525 +61.53% 1
East Midlands -5 4 £204 - 2
Hertfordshire -1 3 - - 1
Glasgow -2 3 £165 -40.27%
Watford -6 3 - -
Stockley Park - 3 - -
Uxbridge - 3 - -
Northamptonshire - 3 £195 -
Warwickshire +11 2 - - 2
West Sussex +11 2 £388 - 1
Somerset +9 2 - - 1

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 with a requirement for Exchange Server 2013.

1 239 (79.93%) MS Exchange
2 228 (76.25%) Windows
3 212 (70.90%) Active Directory
4 191 (63.88%) Exchange Server 2010
5 172 (57.53%) Microsoft
6 157 (52.51%) Office 365
7 156 (52.17%) Windows Server
8 139 (46.49%) Windows Server 2012
9 133 (44.48%) Windows Server 2008
10 109 (36.45%) Skype for Business
10 109 (36.45%) VMware
11 92 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2007
12 89 (29.77%) PowerShell
13 78 (26.09%) SharePoint
14 76 (25.42%) Skype
15 74 (24.75%) DNS
16 71 (23.75%) SCCM
17 70 (23.41%) Hyper-V
17 70 (23.41%) Microsoft Azure
18 68 (22.74%) Security Cleared
19 65 (21.74%) VMware Infrastructure
20 63 (21.07%) Citrix
21 59 (19.73%) Migration
22 58 (19.40%) DHCP
22 58 (19.40%) SQL Server
22 58 (19.40%) SQL
23 56 (18.73%) Cisco
24 53 (17.73%) Windows Server 2003
25 50 (16.72%) Microsoft Office
26 49 (16.39%) ITIL

Exchange Server 2013
Co-occurring IT Skills 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
1 239 (79.93%) MS Exchange
2 191 (63.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 109 (36.45%) Skype for Business
4 92 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2007
5 78 (26.09%) SharePoint
6 42 (14.05%) SharePoint 2013
7 25 (8.36%) SharePoint 2010
8 24 (8.03%) Office Communications Server
9 22 (7.36%) Exchange Server 2003
10 15 (5.02%) IIS
11 7 (2.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 5 (1.67%) SharePoint Server
13 4 (1.34%) IBM Notes
14 3 (1.00%) BizTalk Server
15 2 (0.67%) IBM Domino
16 1 (0.33%) Tomcat
16 1 (0.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 50 (16.72%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.67%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (2.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.33%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 157 (52.51%) Office 365
2 70 (23.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 33 (11.04%) Azure Active Directory
4 18 (6.02%) IaaS
5 11 (3.68%) Amazon AWS
6 9 (3.01%) OneDrive
7 7 (2.34%) Mimecast
8 4 (1.34%) AWS CloudFormation
8 4 (1.34%) SaaS
9 2 (0.67%) AWS OpsWorks
10 1 (0.33%) PaaS
10 1 (0.33%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 76 (25.42%) Skype
2 74 (24.75%) DNS
3 58 (19.40%) DHCP
4 40 (13.38%) Firewall
5 39 (13.04%) SAN
6 24 (8.03%) WAN
7 22 (7.36%) Remote Desktop
8 18 (6.02%) LAN
9 17 (5.69%) VPN
10 16 (5.35%) SMTP
10 16 (5.35%) TCP/IP
11 15 (5.02%) VoIP
12 14 (4.68%) VLAN
13 13 (4.35%) Unified Communications
14 11 (3.68%) Internet
15 10 (3.34%) Cisco ASA
15 10 (3.34%) MPLS
16 8 (2.68%) Cisco IOS
16 8 (2.68%) NAS
16 8 (2.68%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (19.40%) SQL Server
2 30 (10.03%) SQL Server 2012
3 19 (6.35%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (2.68%) SQL Server 2014
5 7 (2.34%) Amazon RDS
6 6 (2.01%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (1.00%) MySQL
7 3 (1.00%) Redis
8 2 (0.67%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.67%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 5 (1.67%) Git (software)
1 5 (1.67%) Jenkins
2 4 (1.34%) Visual Studio
3 3 (1.00%) ReSharper
3 3 (1.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.33%) Subversion
4 1 (0.33%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 43 (14.38%) Finance
2 16 (5.35%) Banking
3 9 (3.01%) Retail
4 8 (2.68%) Games
5 7 (2.34%) Legal
6 6 (2.01%) Law
7 4 (1.34%) Billing
7 4 (1.34%) Marketing
7 4 (1.34%) Publishing
7 4 (1.34%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.67%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.67%) Local Government
8 2 (0.67%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.33%) Back Office
9 1 (0.33%) Electronics
9 1 (0.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 41 (13.71%) Architect
1 41 (13.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 40 (13.38%) Support Engineer
3 34 (11.37%) Analyst
3 34 (11.37%) Consultant
4 26 (8.70%) Windows Engineer
5 23 (7.69%) Messaging Engineer
6 20 (6.69%) Exchange Engineer
7 19 (6.35%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 19 (6.35%) Messaging Support
7 19 (6.35%) Office 365 Consultant
8 18 (6.02%) Support Analyst
9 17 (5.69%) 3rd Line Support
10 15 (5.02%) 2nd Line Support
11 14 (4.68%) Active Directory Engineer
11 14 (4.68%) Microsoft Consultant
11 14 (4.68%) Technical Architect
12 13 (4.35%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 13 (4.35%) Messaging Support Engineer
12 13 (4.35%) Office 365 Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.01%) .NET
1 6 (2.01%) CSS
1 6 (2.01%) HTML
1 6 (2.01%) SAML
2 5 (1.67%) WAP
3 4 (1.34%) ASP.NET
3 4 (1.34%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (1.00%) .NET Framework
4 3 (1.00%) CSS3
4 3 (1.00%) HTML5
4 3 (1.00%) Kendo UI
4 3 (1.00%) REST
4 3 (1.00%) SignalR
4 3 (1.00%) Web Services
5 1 (0.33%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (0.33%) jQuery
5 1 (0.33%) OAuth
5 1 (0.33%) WinForms
5 1 (0.33%) XML
5 1 (0.33%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 36 (12.04%) Data Centre
2 29 (9.70%) Clustering
3 27 (9.03%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (6.35%) Replication
5 15 (5.02%) Blackberry
6 11 (3.68%) Client/Server
7 9 (3.01%) PKI
8 6 (2.01%) Management Information System
9 5 (1.67%) Video Conferencing
9 5 (1.67%) Virtual Team
10 4 (1.34%) Computer Science
10 4 (1.34%) Enterprise Cloud
11 3 (1.00%) iPad
11 3 (1.00%) User Experience
12 2 (0.67%) Driving Licence
12 2 (0.67%) Enterprise Storage
12 2 (0.67%) RIA
13 1 (0.33%) EMC VNX
13 1 (0.33%) Enterprise Software
13 1 (0.33%) HP StoreVirtual
Operating Systems
1 228 (76.25%) Windows
2 156 (52.17%) Windows Server
3 139 (46.49%) Windows Server 2012
4 133 (44.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 53 (17.73%) Windows Server 2003
6 47 (15.72%) Windows 7
7 44 (14.72%) Windows 10
8 18 (6.02%) Linux
9 15 (5.02%) Android
9 15 (5.02%) Windows 8
10 14 (4.68%) Unix
11 9 (3.01%) Apple iOS
11 9 (3.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 7 (2.34%) Mac OS X
13 6 (2.01%) Windows XP
14 4 (1.34%) Windows 2000 Server
15 2 (0.67%) CentOS
16 1 (0.33%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (19.73%) Migration
2 49 (16.39%) ITIL
3 29 (9.70%) Disaster Recovery
4 23 (7.69%) Change Management
5 19 (6.35%) Capacity Planning
6 16 (5.35%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (5.02%) Content Management
7 15 (5.02%) Mobile Device Management
7 15 (5.02%) Project Management
8 13 (4.35%) Server Building
9 12 (4.01%) Virtual Environments
10 11 (3.68%) High Availability
10 11 (3.68%) Incident Management
10 11 (3.68%) Proactive Monitoring
10 11 (3.68%) Service Management
11 10 (3.34%) Infrastructure Monitoring
11 10 (3.34%) Server Virtualisation
12 9 (3.01%) Configuration Management
12 9 (3.01%) Identity Access Management
12 9 (3.01%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 89 (29.77%) PowerShell
2 58 (19.40%) SQL
3 10 (3.34%) VB
4 8 (2.68%) C#
5 6 (2.01%) JavaScript
6 4 (1.34%) Bash Shell
6 4 (1.34%) C
6 4 (1.34%) Python
7 3 (1.00%) TypeScript
7 3 (1.00%) VBScript
8 2 (0.67%) PHP
9 1 (0.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 68 (22.74%) Security Cleared
2 49 (16.39%) SC Cleared
3 41 (13.71%) Microsoft Certification
4 34 (11.37%) MCSE
5 18 (6.02%) MCITP
6 17 (5.69%) MCP
7 15 (5.02%) Cisco Certification
8 14 (4.68%) CCNA
9 10 (3.34%) DV Cleared
10 7 (2.34%) CCNP
10 7 (2.34%) MCSA
11 6 (2.01%) CCIE
11 6 (2.01%) Degree
12 5 (1.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 4 (1.34%) BPSS Clearance
13 4 (1.34%) MCSD
13 4 (1.34%) MCTS
14 3 (1.00%) DBS Check
14 3 (1.00%) ITIL Certification
15 2 (0.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.35%) SLA
2 4 (1.34%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (1.34%) QA
3 3 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 212 (70.90%) Active Directory
2 70 (23.41%) Hyper-V
3 65 (21.74%) VMware Infrastructure
4 32 (10.70%) XenApp
5 19 (6.35%) VMware ESXi
6 14 (4.68%) Microsoft App-V
7 12 (4.01%) Virtual Machines
8 10 (3.34%) vSphere
9 9 (3.01%) Terminal Services
9 9 (3.01%) Virtual Servers
10 8 (2.68%) DFS Replication
10 8 (2.68%) XenDesktop
11 6 (2.01%) VMware ESX
12 4 (1.34%) UAG
12 4 (1.34%) VMware Workstation
13 3 (1.00%) Forefront TMG
13 3 (1.00%) ISA Server
13 3 (1.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 3 (1.00%) Terminal Server
14 2 (0.67%) Samba
Systems Management
1 71 (23.75%) SCCM
2 30 (10.03%) SCOM
3 19 (6.35%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 14 (4.68%) Microsoft Clustering
4 14 (4.68%) NetBackup
5 13 (4.35%) Norton AntiVirus
6 12 (4.01%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 11 (3.68%) AirWatch
7 11 (3.68%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 8 (2.68%) SCOrch
8 8 (2.68%) WSUS
9 6 (2.01%) Failover Clustering
9 6 (2.01%) SCVMM
10 5 (1.67%) Microsoft Intune
11 4 (1.34%) Puppet
11 4 (1.34%) SCSM
12 3 (1.00%) Backup Exec
12 3 (1.00%) CA Single Sign-On
13 2 (0.67%) Nagios
13 2 (0.67%) WMI
Vendors
1 172 (57.53%) Microsoft
2 109 (36.45%) VMware
3 63 (21.07%) Citrix
4 56 (18.73%) Cisco
5 35 (11.71%) HP
6 34 (11.37%) Symantec
7 27 (9.03%) NetApp
8 15 (5.02%) Dell
9 13 (4.35%) Sophos
10 11 (3.68%) Red Hat
10 11 (3.68%) ServiceNow
10 11 (3.68%) Veeam
11 9 (3.01%) MobileIron
12 8 (2.68%) EMC
13 7 (2.34%) Trend Micro
14 6 (2.01%) Altiris
14 6 (2.01%) Avaya
14 6 (2.01%) CheckPoint
14 6 (2.01%) Meraki
15 5 (1.67%) Intel Security
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Liverpool, Merseyside
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Reading, Berkshire
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Cumbria
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Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
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Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
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