Period
to 24 September 2019

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 24 September 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
6 months to
24 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 635 664 580
Rank change year-on-year +29 -84 -80
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2013 196 245 315
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.22% 0.24% 0.32%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.46% 1.44% 1.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 172 205
UK median daily rate £325 £350 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +6.06% -
10th Percentile £130 £138 £165
90th Percentile £488 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £325 £315
% change year-on-year -1.54% +3.17% -3.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 9 17
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £21.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.65% -14.00% -10.71%
10th Percentile £18.15 £14.85 £10.95
90th Percentile £24.25 £78.00 £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £52.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -57.14% +110.00% -10.71%

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 13,400 17,066 16,333
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.13% 16.74% 16.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,533 11,177 10,592
UK median daily rate £460 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.22% +2.86% +4.17%
10th Percentile £263 £270 £263
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 330 422 414
UK median hourly rate £21.33 £21.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.57% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.02 £11.00
90th Percentile £52.28 £51.13 £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +2.44% +2.50% -3.52%

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 24 September 2019.

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 14 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 24 September 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
England +36 177 £325 -3.70% 136
UK excluding London +24 145 £320 -1.54% 110
South East +26 48 £360 +2.86% 34
London +25 46 £369 -1.67% 31
Midlands +55 23 £300 -11.11% 20
North of England +18 23 £310 +12.73% 19
South West -2 20 £325 +8.33% 19
East of England +18 17 £375 +7.14% 13
Yorkshire +36 16 £288 -11.54% 5
West Midlands +42 15 £300 -11.11% 14
Scotland +30 12 £325 -16.13% 3
East Midlands +26 8 £140 - 6
North West -1 7 £320 +16.36% 14
Wales +28 2 £338 -10.00% 2

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 with a requirement for Exchange Server 2013.

1 165 (84.18%) Windows
2 138 (70.41%) Active Directory
3 134 (68.37%) MS Exchange
4 124 (63.27%) Microsoft
5 118 (60.20%) Office 365
6 107 (54.59%) Windows Server 2012
7 106 (54.08%) Exchange Server 2010
7 106 (54.08%) Windows Server
8 84 (42.86%) VMware
9 62 (31.63%) Windows Server 2008
10 57 (29.08%) PowerShell
10 57 (29.08%) Windows 10
11 56 (28.57%) Azure
11 56 (28.57%) Migration
12 55 (28.06%) Firewall
12 55 (28.06%) Cisco
13 52 (26.53%) Skype for Business
14 49 (25.00%) SCCM
15 46 (23.47%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 45 (22.96%) Hyper-V
17 44 (22.45%) DHCP
18 43 (21.94%) VMware Infrastructure
19 42 (21.43%) Skype
20 41 (20.92%) Microsoft Certification
21 40 (20.41%) DNS
21 40 (20.41%) Windows 7
22 36 (18.37%) ITIL
23 30 (15.31%) Windows Server 2003
24 28 (14.29%) Finance
25 27 (13.78%) SharePoint

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
1 134 (68.37%) MS Exchange
2 106 (54.08%) Exchange Server 2010
3 52 (26.53%) Skype for Business
4 27 (13.78%) SharePoint
5 22 (11.22%) Exchange Server 2007
6 16 (8.16%) Exchange Server 2003
7 9 (4.59%) IIS
8 4 (2.04%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.51%) CMS
9 1 (0.51%) Live Communications Server
9 1 (0.51%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (0.51%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.51%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 17 (8.67%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.51%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 118 (60.20%) Office 365
2 56 (28.57%) Azure
3 18 (9.18%) Azure Active Directory
4 9 (4.59%) IaaS
5 8 (4.08%) AWS
6 7 (3.57%) PaaS
7 6 (3.06%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (2.55%) Mimecast
8 5 (2.55%) OneDrive
9 3 (1.53%) AWS CloudFormation
9 3 (1.53%) IBM Cloud
9 3 (1.53%) SoftLayer
10 1 (0.51%) GCP
10 1 (0.51%) SaaS
10 1 (0.51%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 55 (28.06%) Firewall
2 44 (22.45%) DHCP
3 42 (21.43%) Skype
4 40 (20.41%) DNS
5 20 (10.20%) TCP/IP
6 16 (8.16%) SAN
7 15 (7.65%) Cisco ASA
8 12 (6.12%) WAN
9 11 (5.61%) LAN
9 11 (5.61%) NaaS
10 9 (4.59%) VoIP
11 8 (4.08%) NAS
11 8 (4.08%) VPN
11 8 (4.08%) Wi-Fi
12 6 (3.06%) H.323
12 6 (3.06%) ISDN
12 6 (3.06%) SMTP
13 5 (2.55%) IP Telephony
13 5 (2.55%) iSCSI
13 5 (2.55%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (13.27%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.59%) SQL Server 2008
2 9 (4.59%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (1.53%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
3 3 (1.53%) Azure SQL Database
3 3 (1.53%) Big Data
3 3 (1.53%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.02%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 4 (2.04%) WinDbg
2 3 (1.53%) MSI
2 3 (1.53%) WiX
General
1 28 (14.29%) Finance
2 19 (9.69%) Legal
3 15 (7.65%) Law
4 11 (5.61%) Public Sector
5 8 (4.08%) Banking
6 4 (2.04%) Games
7 3 (1.53%) Local Government
8 2 (1.02%) Retail
8 2 (1.02%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.51%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.51%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 44 (22.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 31 (15.82%) Support Engineer
3 30 (15.31%) Analyst
4 19 (9.69%) 2nd Line Support
4 19 (9.69%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 19 (9.69%) Infrastructure Support
5 16 (8.16%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 16 (8.16%) Support Analyst
6 14 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 13 (6.63%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 12 (6.12%) Exchange Engineer
9 11 (5.61%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 10 (5.10%) 3rd Line Support
10 10 (5.10%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 10 (5.10%) IT Engineer
10 10 (5.10%) Messaging Engineer
10 10 (5.10%) Office 365 Engineer
11 9 (4.59%) 1st/2nd Line Support
11 9 (4.59%) IT Support
12 8 (4.08%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (5.61%) Web Services
2 5 (2.55%) REST
2 5 (2.55%) SOAP
2 5 (2.55%) YAML
3 4 (2.04%) SAML
4 3 (1.53%) .NET
4 3 (1.53%) Node.js
4 3 (1.53%) Software Packaging
5 2 (1.02%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (7.65%) Management Information System
2 14 (7.14%) Clustering
3 9 (4.59%) Blackberry
3 9 (4.59%) Data Centre
4 7 (3.57%) AS400
4 7 (3.57%) iSeries
5 6 (3.06%) Mobile App
6 5 (2.55%) Cyberthreat
7 4 (2.04%) Handset
7 4 (2.04%) Replication
8 3 (1.53%) Driving Licence
8 3 (1.53%) Linux Command Line
8 3 (1.53%) Mobile Computing
9 2 (1.02%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.02%) PKI
10 1 (0.51%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.51%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.51%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 165 (84.18%) Windows
2 107 (54.59%) Windows Server 2012
3 106 (54.08%) Windows Server
4 62 (31.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 57 (29.08%) Windows 10
6 40 (20.41%) Windows 7
7 30 (15.31%) Windows Server 2003
8 25 (12.76%) Windows 8
9 13 (6.63%) Windows XP
10 9 (4.59%) Linux
10 9 (4.59%) Windows 2000
11 8 (4.08%) Apple iOS
12 6 (3.06%) Android
13 5 (2.55%) Mac OS X
14 3 (1.53%) VMS
15 1 (0.51%) CentOS
15 1 (0.51%) Data ONTAP
15 1 (0.51%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (28.57%) Migration
2 46 (23.47%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 36 (18.37%) ITIL
4 22 (11.22%) Change Management
4 22 (11.22%) Information Security
5 20 (10.20%) Incident Management
6 19 (9.69%) Problem Management
7 15 (7.65%) Security Management
8 14 (7.14%) Information Security Management
8 14 (7.14%) ISMS
9 12 (6.12%) Service Management
10 11 (5.61%) Customer-Centricity
10 11 (5.61%) E-Commerce
10 11 (5.61%) Root Cause Analysis
10 11 (5.61%) Virtual Environments
11 10 (5.10%) Problem-Solving
11 10 (5.10%) Server Building
12 9 (4.59%) Data Protection
12 9 (4.59%) Project Management
13 8 (4.08%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 57 (29.08%) PowerShell
2 21 (10.71%) Java
3 19 (9.69%) SQL
4 8 (4.08%) Python
4 8 (4.08%) VBScript
5 5 (2.55%) Perl
6 3 (1.53%) Bash Shell
6 3 (1.53%) C#
6 3 (1.53%) Go
6 3 (1.53%) Ruby
6 3 (1.53%) VB
7 2 (1.02%) C
Qualifications
1 41 (20.92%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (12.24%) Cisco Certification
3 23 (11.73%) MCSE
4 20 (10.20%) CCNA
5 19 (9.69%) MCSA
6 17 (8.67%) Security Cleared
7 16 (8.16%) MCITP
8 9 (4.59%) CCNP
9 8 (4.08%) Degree
9 8 (4.08%) SC Cleared
10 7 (3.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 6 (3.06%) DBS Check
11 6 (3.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 4 (2.04%) CCSP
12 4 (2.04%) CCVP
12 4 (2.04%) DV Cleared
12 4 (2.04%) MCP
13 3 (1.53%) Master's Degree
13 3 (1.53%) VCP5
14 2 (1.02%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (9.18%) SLA
2 7 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.53%) NCSC
4 1 (0.51%) GDPR
4 1 (0.51%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (0.51%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.51%) QA
4 1 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 138 (70.41%) Active Directory
2 45 (22.96%) Hyper-V
3 43 (21.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (6.12%) vSphere
5 10 (5.10%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (4.08%) Virtual Machines
6 8 (4.08%) XenApp
7 4 (2.04%) ISA Server
8 3 (1.53%) Docker
9 2 (1.02%) VMware Server
9 2 (1.02%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.51%) BitLocker
10 1 (0.51%) NFS
Systems Management
1 49 (25.00%) SCCM
2 26 (13.27%) SCOM
3 19 (9.69%) WSUS
4 17 (8.67%) Single Sign-On
5 16 (8.16%) Microsoft Intune
6 9 (4.59%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 8 (4.08%) Ansible
7 8 (4.08%) Microsoft Clustering
8 6 (3.06%) AirWatch
8 6 (3.06%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 5 (2.55%) SCOrch
10 3 (1.53%) Backup Exec
10 3 (1.53%) Kubernetes
10 3 (1.53%) Opscode Chef
10 3 (1.53%) Puppet
10 3 (1.53%) QRadar
10 3 (1.53%) Terraform
10 3 (1.53%) vMotion
11 1 (0.51%) Norton AntiVirus
11 1 (0.51%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 124 (63.27%) Microsoft
2 84 (42.86%) VMware
3 55 (28.06%) Cisco
4 22 (11.22%) Symantec
5 15 (7.65%) F5
6 14 (7.14%) Sony
7 13 (6.63%) Adobe
7 13 (6.63%) Citrix
7 13 (6.63%) HP
7 13 (6.63%) Meraki
8 12 (6.12%) Splunk
9 11 (5.61%) Polycom
10 10 (5.10%) Dell
10 10 (5.10%) NetApp
11 8 (4.08%) Avaya
12 7 (3.57%) MobileIron
13 6 (3.06%) Apple
13 6 (3.06%) McAfee
14 5 (2.55%) CheckPoint
14 5 (2.55%) ServiceNow