Period
to 18 August 2017

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 18 August 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
6 months to
18 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 557 476 493
Rank change year-on-year -81 +17 +69
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2013 302 464 435
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.31% 0.43% 0.39%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.86% 2.33% 2.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 289 288
UK median daily rate £325 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +7.69% -7.14%
10th Percentile £186 £224 £200
90th Percentile £500 £498 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £311 £340 £325
% change year-on-year -8.46% +4.62% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 23 15
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £28.00 £18.71
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.71% +49.65% -12.98%
10th Percentile £10.95 £11.25 £12.40
90th Percentile £48.75 £43.90 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £28.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year -10.71% +31.76% +1.19%

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 16252 19909 20123
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 16.86% 18.33% 17.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 10511 13091 12446
UK median daily rate £435 £420 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.57% +7.69% +4.00%
10th Percentile £263 £255 £225
90th Percentile £600 £588 £558
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 412 492 693
UK median hourly rate £19.82 £20.45 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.08% +2.23% +14.29%
10th Percentile £10.75 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £44.98 £42.71
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.66 £20.76 £20.00
% change year-on-year -5.28% +3.78% +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 18 August 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 6 months to 18 August 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 18 August 2017. 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 -36 283 £330 -5.71% 70
UK excluding London -59 175 £311 -8.46% 56
London -6 123 £375 -5.96% 18
North of England +38 74 £300 -7.12% 21
North West +40 43 £300 -11.11% 13
South East -31 38 £330 -8.33% 16
North East +32 27 £275 -12.84%
South West +9 23 £325 -11.86% 4
Midlands +22 13 £306 -2.00% 5
Scotland -13 13 £151 -54.39% 1
East of England -12 12 £325 +16.07% 6
West Midlands +44 7 £315 +2.44% 4
East Midlands -16 6 £275 -21.43% 1
Yorkshire +10 4 £219 -39.86% 8
Wales -7 1 - - 3
Northern Ireland - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 18 August 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.

1 234 (77.48%) MS Exchange
2 218 (72.19%) Active Directory
3 208 (68.87%) Windows
4 184 (60.93%) Exchange Server 2010
5 176 (58.28%) Office 365
6 161 (53.31%) Microsoft
7 155 (51.32%) Windows Server
8 139 (46.03%) Windows Server 2012
9 111 (36.75%) PowerShell
10 109 (36.09%) VMware
11 103 (34.11%) Windows Server 2008
12 102 (33.77%) Microsoft Azure
12 102 (33.77%) Skype for Business
13 92 (30.46%) Migration
14 74 (24.50%) Citrix
15 73 (24.17%) DNS
16 72 (23.84%) Skype
16 72 (23.84%) SCCM
17 65 (21.52%) Exchange Server 2007
18 64 (21.19%) Windows 10
19 63 (20.86%) DHCP
20 59 (19.54%) SQL Server
21 57 (18.87%) SharePoint
21 57 (18.87%) Hyper-V
22 55 (18.21%) Security Cleared
23 54 (17.88%) Finance
24 53 (17.55%) Cisco
25 50 (16.56%) SAN
26 49 (16.23%) VMware Infrastructure
27 48 (15.89%) SQL

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
1 234 (77.48%) MS Exchange
2 184 (60.93%) Exchange Server 2010
3 102 (33.77%) Skype for Business
4 65 (21.52%) Exchange Server 2007
5 57 (18.87%) SharePoint
6 28 (9.27%) SharePoint 2013
7 20 (6.62%) SharePoint 2010
8 15 (4.97%) IIS
9 12 (3.97%) Office Communications Server
10 10 (3.31%) Exchange Server 2003
11 7 (2.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 6 (1.99%) SharePoint Server
13 2 (0.66%) WordPress
14 1 (0.33%) IBM Domino
14 1 (0.33%) IBM Notes
14 1 (0.33%) Tomcat
14 1 (0.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 38 (12.58%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (1.99%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (2.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.66%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.33%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 176 (58.28%) Office 365
2 102 (33.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 46 (15.23%) Azure Active Directory
4 15 (4.97%) OneDrive
5 11 (3.64%) IaaS
6 10 (3.31%) Amazon AWS
7 9 (2.98%) Mimecast
8 3 (0.99%) SaaS
9 2 (0.66%) G Suite
10 1 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 73 (24.17%) DNS
2 72 (23.84%) Skype
3 63 (20.86%) DHCP
4 50 (16.56%) SAN
5 36 (11.92%) Firewall
6 23 (7.62%) LAN
7 20 (6.62%) TCP/IP
7 20 (6.62%) VoIP
8 15 (4.97%) WAN
9 13 (4.30%) Internet
9 13 (4.30%) SMTP
10 12 (3.97%) Cisco IOS
11 10 (3.31%) VPN
12 9 (2.98%) VLAN
13 7 (2.32%) Cisco ASA
13 7 (2.32%) NAS
13 7 (2.32%) Unified Communications
13 7 (2.32%) Wireless
14 6 (1.99%) Extranet
14 6 (1.99%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (19.54%) SQL Server
2 24 (7.95%) SQL Server 2012
3 22 (7.28%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (2.65%) MySQL
5 7 (2.32%) SQL Server 2014
6 4 (1.32%) EDRMS
7 2 (0.66%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.33%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.33%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.33%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
8 1 (0.33%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.33%) OLAP
8 1 (0.33%) OLTP
8 1 (0.33%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.33%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.33%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 2 (0.66%) MSI
2 1 (0.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 54 (17.88%) Finance
2 26 (8.61%) Banking
3 11 (3.64%) Legal
4 6 (1.99%) Law
5 4 (1.32%) Back Office
5 4 (1.32%) Billing
5 4 (1.32%) Local Government
5 4 (1.32%) Publishing
5 4 (1.32%) Telecoms
6 3 (0.99%) Games
7 2 (0.66%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 54 (17.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 36 (11.92%) Analyst
3 34 (11.26%) Exchange Engineer
4 31 (10.26%) Consultant
5 30 (9.93%) Support Engineer
6 27 (8.94%) Office 365 Engineer
7 26 (8.61%) Messaging Engineer
8 23 (7.62%) Windows Engineer
9 20 (6.62%) Administrator
9 20 (6.62%) Systems Engineer
10 19 (6.29%) Architect
11 16 (5.30%) Server Engineer
12 14 (4.64%) 3rd Line Support
12 14 (4.64%) Systems Administrator
13 13 (4.30%) Active Directory Engineer
13 13 (4.30%) Migration Engineer
14 12 (3.97%) Windows Systems Engineer
15 11 (3.64%) VMware Engineer
15 11 (3.64%) Windows Administrator
15 11 (3.64%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.66%) WAP
2 2 (0.66%) 802.1X
2 2 (0.66%) Web Services
3 1 (0.33%) .NET
3 1 (0.33%) CSS
3 1 (0.33%) HTML
3 1 (0.33%) MDX
3 1 (0.33%) REST
3 1 (0.33%) SailPoint
3 1 (0.33%) SAML
3 1 (0.33%) XML
3 1 (0.33%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 39 (12.91%) Data Centre
2 18 (5.96%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (5.63%) Clustering
4 16 (5.30%) Replication
5 9 (2.98%) Blackberry
5 9 (2.98%) Fat Client
5 9 (2.98%) PKI
5 9 (2.98%) Thin Client
6 8 (2.65%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (2.65%) Management Information System
7 5 (1.66%) HP Storage
7 5 (1.66%) RIA
8 4 (1.32%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.32%) EMC VNX
8 4 (1.32%) Private Cloud
9 3 (0.99%) BYOD
9 3 (0.99%) VAX
9 3 (0.99%) Video Conferencing
10 2 (0.66%) Enterprise Storage
10 2 (0.66%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 208 (68.87%) Windows
2 155 (51.32%) Windows Server
3 139 (46.03%) Windows Server 2012
4 103 (34.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 64 (21.19%) Windows 10
6 39 (12.91%) Windows 7
7 33 (10.93%) Windows Server 2003
8 17 (5.63%) Android
9 14 (4.64%) Linux
10 10 (3.31%) Unix
11 7 (2.32%) Apple iOS
11 7 (2.32%) Windows 8
12 6 (1.99%) CentOS
12 6 (1.99%) Windows XP
13 3 (0.99%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.66%) Windows 2000 Server
15 1 (0.33%) Windows 2000
15 1 (0.33%) Windows Mobile
15 1 (0.33%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (30.46%) Migration
2 48 (15.89%) ITIL
3 26 (8.61%) Task Automation
4 21 (6.95%) Disaster Recovery
5 18 (5.96%) Mobile Device Management
6 14 (4.64%) Project Management
7 13 (4.30%) Capacity Planning
7 13 (4.30%) Change Management
7 13 (4.30%) Infrastructure Monitoring
8 12 (3.97%) Data Protection
8 12 (3.97%) Kalman Filter
9 11 (3.64%) Cybersecurity
10 10 (3.31%) Content Management
10 10 (3.31%) Identity Access Management
10 10 (3.31%) ITIL V3
10 10 (3.31%) Server Building
10 10 (3.31%) Virtual Environments
11 9 (2.98%) High Availability
11 9 (2.98%) ITSM
12 8 (2.65%) Records Management
Programming Languages
1 111 (36.75%) PowerShell
2 48 (15.89%) SQL
3 15 (4.97%) VB
4 8 (2.65%) C
5 7 (2.32%) VBScript
6 6 (1.99%) PHP
7 2 (0.66%) C#
7 2 (0.66%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.33%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 1 (0.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 55 (18.21%) Security Cleared
2 43 (14.24%) Microsoft Certification
3 40 (13.25%) SC Cleared
4 27 (8.94%) MCSE
5 14 (4.64%) MCP
6 11 (3.64%) MCSA
7 9 (2.98%) DV Cleared
8 8 (2.65%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (2.65%) MCITP
8 8 (2.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 7 (2.32%) BPSS Clearance
9 7 (2.32%) CCNA
9 7 (2.32%) Degree
10 4 (1.32%) Computer Science Degree
10 4 (1.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 3 (0.99%) CCNP
11 3 (0.99%) CCSA
11 3 (0.99%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.99%) MCSD
12 2 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.98%) SLA
2 3 (0.99%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.66%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 2 (0.66%) RMADS
4 1 (0.33%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.33%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 1 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 218 (72.19%) Active Directory
2 57 (18.87%) Hyper-V
3 49 (16.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (6.62%) XenApp
5 13 (4.30%) vSphere
6 11 (3.64%) Virtual Machines
7 10 (3.31%) DFS Replication
8 8 (2.65%) VMware ESXi
9 7 (2.32%) Virtual Servers
9 7 (2.32%) XenDesktop
10 6 (1.99%) Samba
10 6 (1.99%) Squid
11 5 (1.66%) BitLocker
12 4 (1.32%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 4 (1.32%) Terminal Services
12 4 (1.32%) VMware Workstation
12 4 (1.32%) XenServer
13 2 (0.66%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 2 (0.66%) Microsoft App-V
13 2 (0.66%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 72 (23.84%) SCCM
2 24 (7.95%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 18 (5.96%) AirWatch
4 17 (5.63%) SCOM
5 16 (5.30%) NetBackup
5 16 (5.30%) WSUS
6 14 (4.64%) Microsoft Intune
7 13 (4.30%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 11 (3.64%) Norton AntiVirus
9 10 (3.31%) Microsoft Clustering
10 9 (2.98%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 8 (2.65%) SCOrch
12 7 (2.32%) Failover Clustering
13 6 (1.99%) Backup Exec
13 6 (1.99%) Nagios
13 6 (1.99%) Webmin
13 6 (1.99%) Xymon
14 4 (1.32%) EMC NetWorker
14 4 (1.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
15 3 (0.99%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 161 (53.31%) Microsoft
2 109 (36.09%) VMware
3 74 (24.50%) Citrix
4 53 (17.55%) Cisco
5 42 (13.91%) Symantec
6 32 (10.60%) NetApp
7 28 (9.27%) HP
8 17 (5.63%) Dell
8 17 (5.63%) MobileIron
9 13 (4.30%) Veeam
10 11 (3.64%) Apple
10 11 (3.64%) EMC
10 11 (3.64%) ServiceNow
11 10 (3.31%) McAfee
12 9 (2.98%) Sophos
12 9 (2.98%) Splunk
12 9 (2.98%) Trustwave
13 6 (1.99%) Red Hat
14 5 (1.66%) CheckPoint
14 5 (1.66%) Mitel