Period
to 20 January 2018

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 6 months to 20 January 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
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 616 520 501
Rank change year-on-year -96 -19 +5
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2013 257 343 416
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.26% 0.35% 0.38%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.57% 1.96% 2.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 215 276
UK median daily rate £330 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.54% -7.14% -12.50%
10th Percentile £146 £175 £191
90th Percentile £525 £479 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £320 £350
% change year-on-year - -8.57% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 22 8
UK median hourly rate £17.00 £22.75 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.27% +26.39% -28.00%
10th Percentile £11.30 £15.80 £13.53
90th Percentile £20.55 £48.38 £22.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year -22.22% +34.33% -25.56%

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 with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 16,416 17,528 18,962
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.51% 18.10% 17.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,950 11,295 12,007
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £230
90th Percentile £622 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £388
% change year-on-year +3.23% - +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 398 406 553
UK median hourly rate £19.50 £19.53 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.15% -7.00% +16.67%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.00 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.00 £45.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.34 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -3.30% - +14.29%

Exchange Server 2013
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Exchange Server 2013 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 6 months to 20 January 2018.

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
Top 16 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 6 months to 20 January 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
England -84 225 £325 - 175
UK excluding London -40 164 £320 - 118
London -64 82 £375 +7.14% 66
South East -28 59 £275 -21.43% 39
North of England -1 36 £300 +1.69% 30
Midlands +10 24 £313 +13.64% 18
North West +22 19 £278 +16.84% 23
West Midlands +24 14 £313 +25.00% 6
South West -4 13 £550 +57.14% 11
Scotland -37 13 £278 -13.28% 2
East of England -4 12 £320 +12.28% 11
North East +12 10 £361 +20.25%
East Midlands +4 10 £400 +6.67% 12
Yorkshire 0 7 £275 -2.65% 7
Wales +16 4 £363 +61.11% 5
Northern Ireland - 4 - - 2

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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.

1 197 (76.65%) MS Exchange
2 190 (73.93%) Windows
3 181 (70.43%) Active Directory
4 148 (57.59%) Microsoft
5 146 (56.81%) Office 365
6 138 (53.70%) Exchange Server 2010
7 106 (41.25%) Windows Server
8 99 (38.52%) VMware
9 80 (31.13%) Migration
10 78 (30.35%) Skype for Business
11 68 (26.46%) Windows Server 2012
12 63 (24.51%) VMware Infrastructure
12 63 (24.51%) Hyper-V
12 63 (24.51%) Skype
13 62 (24.12%) DNS
14 60 (23.35%) Windows Server 2008
15 57 (22.18%) Microsoft Azure
16 56 (21.79%) Cisco
17 53 (20.62%) PowerShell
18 51 (19.84%) DHCP
19 49 (19.07%) Security Cleared
20 46 (17.90%) SharePoint
21 43 (16.73%) SCCM
22 41 (15.95%) Microsoft Certification
23 38 (14.79%) SQL Server
24 37 (14.40%) ITIL
24 37 (14.40%) Windows 10
25 35 (13.62%) Citrix
26 34 (13.23%) Microsoft Office
26 34 (13.23%) MCSE

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
1 197 (76.65%) MS Exchange
2 138 (53.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 78 (30.35%) Skype for Business
4 46 (17.90%) SharePoint
5 33 (12.84%) Exchange Server 2007
6 18 (7.00%) IIS
7 13 (5.06%) SharePoint 2010
7 13 (5.06%) SharePoint 2013
8 8 (3.11%) OpenStack
9 6 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2003
10 5 (1.95%) Apache
10 5 (1.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 4 (1.56%) SharePoint Server
12 2 (0.78%) IBM Notes
12 2 (0.78%) Office Communications Server
13 1 (0.39%) IBM Domino
13 1 (0.39%) Tomcat
13 1 (0.39%) WebSphere
13 1 (0.39%) WordPress
Applications
1 34 (13.23%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.78%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.39%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.39%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.39%) Revit
Business Applications
1 8 (3.11%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 146 (56.81%) Office 365
2 57 (22.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (7.39%) Azure Active Directory
4 11 (4.28%) Amazon AWS
5 9 (3.50%) OneDrive
6 8 (3.11%) IaaS
7 4 (1.56%) Mimecast
8 2 (0.78%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.39%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 1 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.39%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.39%) PaaS
9 1 (0.39%) SaaS
9 1 (0.39%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 63 (24.51%) Skype
2 62 (24.12%) DNS
3 51 (19.84%) DHCP
4 32 (12.45%) Firewall
5 28 (10.89%) SAN
6 24 (9.34%) TCP/IP
7 20 (7.78%) VPN
8 19 (7.39%) VoIP
9 17 (6.61%) VLAN
10 16 (6.23%) LAN
11 15 (5.84%) WAN
12 12 (4.67%) Cisco IOS
13 10 (3.89%) SSL
13 10 (3.89%) Unified Communications
13 10 (3.89%) Wireless
14 9 (3.50%) IP Telephony
14 9 (3.50%) iSCSI
15 8 (3.11%) Fibre Channel
15 8 (3.11%) Junos
15 8 (3.11%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (14.79%) SQL Server
2 16 (6.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (5.06%) SQL Server 2005
4 12 (4.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (2.33%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (0.78%) MySQL
6 2 (0.78%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 10 (3.89%) Team Foundation Server
1 10 (3.89%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.78%) MSI
General
1 28 (10.89%) Finance
2 12 (4.67%) Legal
3 11 (4.28%) Banking
4 3 (1.17%) Retail
5 2 (0.78%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.78%) Marketing
5 2 (0.78%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.39%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.39%) Automotive
6 1 (0.39%) Electronics
6 1 (0.39%) Law
6 1 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 55 (21.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 34 (13.23%) Exchange Engineer
3 31 (12.06%) Consultant
4 27 (10.51%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 26 (10.12%) Analyst
6 22 (8.56%) Support Engineer
7 16 (6.23%) Architect
7 16 (6.23%) Messaging Specialist
7 16 (6.23%) Windows Engineer
8 14 (5.45%) Messaging Engineer
8 14 (5.45%) Office 365 Engineer
9 13 (5.06%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 13 (5.06%) 2nd Line Support
10 12 (4.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 12 (4.67%) Desktop Support
10 12 (4.67%) Exchange Consultant
11 11 (4.28%) Administrator
11 11 (4.28%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 11 (4.28%) Messaging Consultant
12 10 (3.89%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.11%) .NET
1 8 (3.11%) WAP
1 8 (3.11%) XML
2 7 (2.72%) 802.1X
3 4 (1.56%) X-Windows
4 2 (0.78%) Velocity
4 2 (0.78%) Web Services
5 1 (0.39%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 31 (12.06%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (8.95%) Management Information System
3 18 (7.00%) Data Centre
4 8 (3.11%) Blackberry
4 8 (3.11%) Clustering
5 7 (2.72%) PKI
5 7 (2.72%) Virtual Team
6 6 (2.33%) EMC VNX
7 3 (1.17%) Handset
7 3 (1.17%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (0.78%) AS400
8 2 (0.78%) Fintech
8 2 (0.78%) HP Storage
8 2 (0.78%) iPhone
8 2 (0.78%) iSeries
8 2 (0.78%) NHS
8 2 (0.78%) Public Cloud
8 2 (0.78%) Replication
9 1 (0.39%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.39%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 190 (73.93%) Windows
2 106 (41.25%) Windows Server
3 68 (26.46%) Windows Server 2012
4 60 (23.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 37 (14.40%) Windows 10
6 31 (12.06%) Windows 7
7 15 (5.84%) Windows Server 2003
8 13 (5.06%) Windows 8
9 10 (3.89%) Linux
10 6 (2.33%) Android
11 5 (1.95%) Apple iOS
12 3 (1.17%) Mac OS
12 3 (1.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (1.17%) Windows Vista
13 2 (0.78%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.39%) Unix
14 1 (0.39%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.39%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (31.13%) Migration
2 37 (14.40%) ITIL
3 24 (9.34%) Change Management
4 17 (6.61%) Incident Management
5 16 (6.23%) Problem Management
5 16 (6.23%) Root Cause Analysis
6 10 (3.89%) Capacity Management
6 10 (3.89%) Load Balancing
6 10 (3.89%) Mobile Device Management
7 9 (3.50%) Virtual Environments
8 8 (3.11%) Disaster Recovery
8 8 (3.11%) Infrastructure Management
8 8 (3.11%) ITIL V3
9 7 (2.72%) Collaborative Working
9 7 (2.72%) Kalman Filter
9 7 (2.72%) Server Virtualisation
9 7 (2.72%) Service Delivery
10 6 (2.33%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (2.33%) ITSM
10 6 (2.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 53 (20.62%) PowerShell
2 25 (9.73%) SQL
3 8 (3.11%) C#
3 8 (3.11%) JavaScript
4 6 (2.33%) VB
5 3 (1.17%) C
Qualifications
1 49 (19.07%) Security Cleared
2 41 (15.95%) Microsoft Certification
3 34 (13.23%) MCSE
3 34 (13.23%) SC Cleared
4 13 (5.06%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (4.67%) DV Cleared
5 12 (4.67%) MCP
6 9 (3.50%) CCIE
7 7 (2.72%) MCSA
8 6 (2.33%) MCITP
9 4 (1.56%) CCNA
9 4 (1.56%) Degree
9 4 (1.56%) HNC
10 3 (1.17%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (1.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 3 (1.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.39%) BPSS Clearance
11 1 (0.39%) DBS Check
11 1 (0.39%) NCDA
11 1 (0.39%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.50%) SLA
2 4 (1.56%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (1.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.39%) GDPR
System Software
1 181 (70.43%) Active Directory
2 63 (24.51%) Hyper-V
2 63 (24.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (13.23%) vSphere
4 22 (8.56%) XenApp
5 10 (3.89%) Microsoft App-V
5 10 (3.89%) Virtual Machines
6 9 (3.50%) NFS
6 9 (3.50%) XenServer
7 8 (3.11%) Brightmail
7 8 (3.11%) DFS Replication
7 8 (3.11%) VMware Workstation
8 6 (2.33%) Virtual Servers
9 4 (1.56%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (1.17%) BitLocker
11 2 (0.78%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.39%) Docker
12 1 (0.39%) UAG
12 1 (0.39%) Virtual Desktop
12 1 (0.39%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 43 (16.73%) SCCM
2 16 (6.23%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 12 (4.67%) McAfee ePO
3 12 (4.67%) Microsoft Intune
3 12 (4.67%) vCenter Server
4 11 (4.28%) SCOM
5 8 (3.11%) WSUS
6 7 (2.72%) Microsoft Clustering
6 7 (2.72%) NetBackup
7 6 (2.33%) Backup Exec
7 6 (2.33%) Norton AntiVirus
8 4 (1.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 2 (0.78%) AirWatch
9 2 (0.78%) HP SIM
9 2 (0.78%) Nagios
9 2 (0.78%) SCVMM
9 2 (0.78%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 2 (0.78%) XenMobile
10 1 (0.39%) Ionix
10 1 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 148 (57.59%) Microsoft
2 99 (38.52%) VMware
3 56 (21.79%) Cisco
4 35 (13.62%) Citrix
5 33 (12.84%) HP
6 28 (10.89%) NetApp
7 25 (9.73%) Symantec
8 15 (5.84%) Dell
9 13 (5.06%) Avaya
9 13 (5.06%) McAfee
10 11 (4.28%) IronPort
11 10 (3.89%) EMC
12 8 (3.11%) Altiris
12 8 (3.11%) BMC
12 8 (3.11%) Clearswift
12 8 (3.11%) Fortinet
12 8 (3.11%) Huawei
12 8 (3.11%) Juniper
12 8 (3.11%) Remedy
13 6 (2.33%) Forcepoint