Period
to 15 December 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 15 December 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
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 640 605 553
Rank change year-on-year -35 -52 -46
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2013 268 294 366
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.26% 0.28% 0.36%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.53% 1.72% 1.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 179 219
UK median daily rate £343 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.46% - -7.14%
10th Percentile £139 £149 £185
90th Percentile £475 £523 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year +1.56% -1.54% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 26
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £17.00 £26.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.35% -36.45% +37.18%
10th Percentile £19.00 £11.50 £15.75
90th Percentile £37.75 £21.00 £46.88
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £17.75 £25.50
% change year-on-year +97.18% -30.39% +64.52%

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 17,466 17,139 18,935
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.76% 16.61% 18.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,251 11,377 12,207
UK median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £253
90th Percentile £625 £613 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 389 419 446
UK median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.50% - -
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.20 £12.09
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.83 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.12 £20.00 £20.62
% change year-on-year +0.61% -2.98% +11.43%

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 15 December 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Exchange Server 2013 over the 6 months to 15 December 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 15 December 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 -31 245 £338 +3.85% 81
UK excluding London -47 151 £325 +1.56% 59
London +5 113 £375 - 26
South East -4 66 £338 +22.73% 12
North of England -31 31 £300 -7.69% 24
North West -6 26 £300 +4.35% 14
East of England 0 16 £356 +11.33% 1
South West -37 13 £300 -38.46% 10
Scotland -2 12 £180 -28.71% 2
Wales -22 8 £375 +3.45% 1
Midlands -33 7 £338 +8.00% 8
West Midlands -28 6 £350 +12.00% 6
Yorkshire -13 5 £213 -22.73% 10
East Midlands -6 1 £263 -26.32% 2

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 with a requirement for Exchange Server 2013.

1 220 (82.09%) MS Exchange
2 213 (79.48%) Windows
3 196 (73.13%) Active Directory
4 174 (64.93%) Microsoft
5 169 (63.06%) Office 365
6 154 (57.46%) Windows Server
7 135 (50.37%) Exchange Server 2010
8 120 (44.78%) VMware
9 82 (30.60%) PowerShell
9 82 (30.60%) Windows Server 2008
9 82 (30.60%) Windows Server 2012
10 73 (27.24%) Skype for Business
11 66 (24.63%) Skype
12 63 (23.51%) ITIL
13 62 (23.13%) Migration
14 59 (22.01%) DNS
15 58 (21.64%) VMware Infrastructure
16 57 (21.27%) Microsoft Azure
16 57 (21.27%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 56 (20.90%) SCCM
17 56 (20.90%) DHCP
18 52 (19.40%) Windows 10
19 49 (18.28%) Hyper-V
20 48 (17.91%) Cisco
21 46 (17.16%) Citrix
22 42 (15.67%) SharePoint
23 40 (14.93%) Microsoft Office
23 40 (14.93%) Security Cleared
23 40 (14.93%) Exchange Server 2007
24 39 (14.55%) Windows 7

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
1 220 (82.09%) MS Exchange
2 135 (50.37%) Exchange Server 2010
3 73 (27.24%) Skype for Business
4 42 (15.67%) SharePoint
5 40 (14.93%) Exchange Server 2007
6 14 (5.22%) IIS
7 9 (3.36%) Exchange Server 2003
8 8 (2.99%) Office Communications Server
9 5 (1.87%) IBM Notes
9 5 (1.87%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (1.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 3 (1.12%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.75%) Apache
12 1 (0.37%) GroupWise
12 1 (0.37%) IBM Domino
12 1 (0.37%) Tomcat
Applications
1 40 (14.93%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.87%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.75%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.37%) Mozilla Thunderbird
Business Applications
1 3 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.37%) Elite 3E
2 1 (0.37%) Northgate Housing
Cloud Services
1 169 (63.06%) Office 365
2 57 (21.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (7.46%) Amazon AWS
4 15 (5.60%) Mimecast
5 13 (4.85%) OneDrive
6 7 (2.61%) Akamai
7 5 (1.87%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (1.49%) Azure Active Directory
8 4 (1.49%) SaaS
9 3 (1.12%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
10 2 (0.75%) IaaS
11 1 (0.37%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 66 (24.63%) Skype
2 59 (22.01%) DNS
3 56 (20.90%) DHCP
4 38 (14.18%) Firewall
5 37 (13.81%) WAN
6 34 (12.69%) VPN
7 32 (11.94%) LAN
8 18 (6.72%) SAN
9 14 (5.22%) SMTP
9 14 (5.22%) VoIP
10 12 (4.48%) WebEx
11 11 (4.10%) Network Security
12 10 (3.73%) MPLS
12 10 (3.73%) TCP/IP
13 8 (2.99%) Wi-Fi
14 7 (2.61%) IMAP
14 7 (2.61%) Internet
14 7 (2.61%) IPv4
14 7 (2.61%) IPv6
15 6 (2.24%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (14.55%) SQL Server
2 21 (7.84%) SQL Server 2012
3 14 (5.22%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (1.87%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.37%) MySQL
5 1 (0.37%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.37%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.37%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.37%) JIRA
General
1 33 (12.31%) Finance
2 16 (5.97%) Law
3 15 (5.60%) Banking
4 7 (2.61%) Back Office
5 6 (2.24%) Legal
5 6 (2.24%) Marketing
6 5 (1.87%) Publishing
6 5 (1.87%) Retail
7 4 (1.49%) Advertising
8 2 (0.75%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.37%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.37%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.37%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.37%) Local Government
9 1 (0.37%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 54 (20.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 51 (19.03%) Analyst
3 21 (7.84%) Service Analyst
3 21 (7.84%) Support Analyst
4 20 (7.46%) Exchange Engineer
5 19 (7.09%) Office 365 Engineer
5 19 (7.09%) Service Desk Analyst
6 18 (6.72%) Messaging Engineer
7 17 (6.34%) Support Engineer
8 15 (5.60%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 15 (5.60%) 3rd Line Support
9 14 (5.22%) 2nd Line Support
9 14 (5.22%) Consultant
10 13 (4.85%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 13 (4.85%) Windows Engineer
11 11 (4.10%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 11 (4.10%) Infrastructure Support
11 11 (4.10%) IT Engineer
11 11 (4.10%) Systems Engineer
12 9 (3.36%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (3.73%) Web Services
2 8 (2.99%) LDAP
3 6 (2.24%) .NET
4 4 (1.49%) Apache Axis
5 2 (0.75%) ADSI
5 2 (0.75%) COM
6 1 (0.37%) LAMP
6 1 (0.37%) Spring
6 1 (0.37%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 25 (9.33%) Data Centre
2 18 (6.72%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (4.10%) Management Information System
4 9 (3.36%) Clustering
4 9 (3.36%) PKI
5 7 (2.61%) Smartphone
6 6 (2.24%) Algorithms
6 6 (2.24%) HP StoreVirtual
6 6 (2.24%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (1.49%) CESG
7 4 (1.49%) Device Driver
7 4 (1.49%) iPhone
8 3 (1.12%) Blackberry
8 3 (1.12%) Handset
8 3 (1.12%) User Experience
9 2 (0.75%) BYOD
9 2 (0.75%) PMI
9 2 (0.75%) Replication
9 2 (0.75%) RIA
10 1 (0.37%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 213 (79.48%) Windows
2 154 (57.46%) Windows Server
3 82 (30.60%) Windows Server 2008
3 82 (30.60%) Windows Server 2012
4 52 (19.40%) Windows 10
5 39 (14.55%) Windows 7
6 37 (13.81%) Windows Server 2003
7 28 (10.45%) Linux
8 14 (5.22%) Windows 8
9 10 (3.73%) Data ONTAP
10 7 (2.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (1.87%) Mac OS X
11 5 (1.87%) Windows XP
12 4 (1.49%) Android
12 4 (1.49%) Ubuntu
13 3 (1.12%) Windows Phone
14 1 (0.37%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.37%) CentOS
14 1 (0.37%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.37%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (23.51%) ITIL
2 62 (23.13%) Migration
3 57 (21.27%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 30 (11.19%) Problem-Solving
5 19 (7.09%) ITSM
6 18 (6.72%) Change Management
7 15 (5.60%) Decision-Making
7 15 (5.60%) Task Automation
8 14 (5.22%) Server Virtualisation
9 13 (4.85%) Continuous Improvement
9 13 (4.85%) Data Protection
9 13 (4.85%) Disaster Recovery
10 12 (4.48%) Incident Management
11 11 (4.10%) Information Security
11 11 (4.10%) Security Management
12 10 (3.73%) E-Commerce
12 10 (3.73%) Patch Management
13 9 (3.36%) Information Security Management
13 9 (3.36%) ISMS
13 9 (3.36%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 82 (30.60%) PowerShell
2 29 (10.82%) SQL
3 7 (2.61%) VBScript
4 5 (1.87%) VB
5 3 (1.12%) C#
6 2 (0.75%) Python
7 1 (0.37%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.37%) Java
7 1 (0.37%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 40 (14.93%) Security Cleared
2 26 (9.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 22 (8.21%) SC Cleared
4 15 (5.60%) MCSE
5 14 (5.22%) DV Cleared
6 13 (4.85%) MCITP
7 12 (4.48%) Degree
8 10 (3.73%) MCP
9 9 (3.36%) MCSA
10 5 (1.87%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (1.87%) MCTS
11 4 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (1.49%) Citrix Certification
11 4 (1.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 3 (1.12%) HNC
12 3 (1.12%) Master's Degree
13 2 (0.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 2 (0.75%) PMI Certification
13 2 (0.75%) PMP
13 2 (0.75%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (9.33%) SLA
2 2 (0.75%) COBIT
2 2 (0.75%) GDPR
2 2 (0.75%) PMBOK
3 1 (0.37%) FIPS 140-2
3 1 (0.37%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.37%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.37%) QA
3 1 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 196 (73.13%) Active Directory
2 58 (21.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 49 (18.28%) Hyper-V
4 35 (13.06%) XenApp
5 26 (9.70%) vSphere
6 17 (6.34%) VMware ESXi
7 14 (5.22%) XenDesktop
8 9 (3.36%) Virtual Machines
8 9 (3.36%) VMware Workstation
9 3 (1.12%) DFS Replication
10 2 (0.75%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.37%) BitLocker
11 1 (0.37%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (0.37%) Docker
11 1 (0.37%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.37%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 56 (20.90%) SCCM
2 21 (7.84%) SCOM
3 17 (6.34%) Microsoft Intune
4 15 (5.60%) McAfee ePO
5 14 (5.22%) vCenter Server
6 12 (4.48%) NetBackup
7 10 (3.73%) Backup Exec
8 9 (3.36%) WSUS
9 7 (2.61%) AirWatch
10 6 (2.24%) Microsoft Clustering
10 6 (2.24%) Norton AntiVirus
10 6 (2.24%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 5 (1.87%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 4 (1.49%) Cisco CUCM
12 4 (1.49%) vMotion
12 4 (1.49%) ZABBIX
13 3 (1.12%) FortiGate
13 3 (1.12%) Single Sign-On
14 2 (0.75%) Forefront Identity Manager
14 2 (0.75%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 174 (64.93%) Microsoft
2 120 (44.78%) VMware
3 48 (17.91%) Cisco
4 46 (17.16%) Citrix
5 34 (12.69%) NetApp
6 26 (9.70%) McAfee
7 23 (8.58%) HP
8 22 (8.21%) Symantec
9 9 (3.36%) Fortinet
9 9 (3.36%) Red Hat
9 9 (3.36%) Sony
10 8 (2.99%) F5
10 8 (2.99%) Ivanti
11 7 (2.61%) Dell
12 6 (2.24%) Meraki
12 6 (2.24%) SAP
12 6 (2.24%) SolarWinds
12 6 (2.24%) Veeam
13 5 (1.87%) Aerohive Networks
13 5 (1.87%) Palo Alto