Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 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
17 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 553 504 476
Rank change year-on-year -49 -28 +35
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2013 318 433 473
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.32% 0.41% 0.42%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.92% 2.18% 2.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 263 307
UK median daily rate £325 £330 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.52% -1.49% -16.25%
10th Percentile £150 £213 £200
90th Percentile £500 £488 £444
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year -4.62% - -18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 26 12
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £28.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.71% +60.00% -10.26%
10th Percentile £10.65 £19.88 £12.10
90th Percentile £48.75 £46.88 £23.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £28.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year -10.71% +80.65% -6.06%

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 16590 19900 20250
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.71% 18.66% 17.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 10818 13034 12763
UK median daily rate £440 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £225
90th Percentile £600 £588 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 411 521 634
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +2.56% +11.43%
10th Percentile £11.00 £12.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.25 £42.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.89 £19.00
% change year-on-year -4.26% +9.95% +8.57%

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 17 October 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 17 October 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 17 October 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 -30 291 £325 -1.52% 76
UK excluding London -36 199 £310 -4.62% 55
London -49 108 £375 +1.69% 24
North of England +45 81 £300 -4.00% 17
South East +3 57 £325 -9.72% 15
North West +50 43 £295 -1.67% 15
North East +34 30 £333 +3.91%
South West +3 20 £325 -7.14% 6
Midlands +34 19 £300 -11.76% 11
Scotland -30 13 £151 -52.97%
West Midlands +35 12 £313 -3.85% 6
Yorkshire +6 8 £275 -5.17% 2
East Midlands -6 7 £300 -22.58% 5
East of England -20 6 £290 +3.57% 3
Wales +8 2 - - 3
Northern Ireland - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 17 October 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.

1 249 (78.30%) MS Exchange
2 218 (68.55%) Active Directory
3 217 (68.24%) Windows
4 197 (61.95%) Office 365
5 191 (60.06%) Exchange Server 2010
6 165 (51.89%) Microsoft
7 148 (46.54%) Windows Server
8 116 (36.48%) Windows Server 2012
9 110 (34.59%) Migration
10 105 (33.02%) VMware
11 104 (32.70%) Skype for Business
12 96 (30.19%) PowerShell
13 90 (28.30%) Microsoft Azure
14 83 (26.10%) Windows Server 2008
15 76 (23.90%) Skype
16 66 (20.75%) SharePoint
17 62 (19.50%) Citrix
18 61 (19.18%) VMware Infrastructure
19 60 (18.87%) Exchange Server 2007
19 60 (18.87%) DNS
20 59 (18.55%) Security Cleared
21 56 (17.61%) Hyper-V
21 56 (17.61%) Microsoft Certification
22 53 (16.67%) DHCP
22 53 (16.67%) Windows 10
23 51 (16.04%) SCCM
24 49 (15.41%) ITIL
25 47 (14.78%) Cisco
26 45 (14.15%) SC Cleared
27 44 (13.84%) SQL Server

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
1 249 (78.30%) MS Exchange
2 191 (60.06%) Exchange Server 2010
3 104 (32.70%) Skype for Business
4 66 (20.75%) SharePoint
5 60 (18.87%) Exchange Server 2007
6 30 (9.43%) SharePoint 2013
7 23 (7.23%) SharePoint 2010
8 13 (4.09%) IIS
9 11 (3.46%) Exchange Server 2003
10 8 (2.52%) Office Communications Server
10 8 (2.52%) OpenStack
11 6 (1.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 4 (1.26%) SharePoint Server
13 2 (0.63%) IBM Notes
13 2 (0.63%) WordPress
14 1 (0.31%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 33 (10.38%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (2.20%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.63%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (1.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.26%) Unit4 Business World
3 3 (0.94%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.31%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 197 (61.95%) Office 365
2 90 (28.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 38 (11.95%) Azure Active Directory
4 13 (4.09%) OneDrive
5 11 (3.46%) Amazon AWS
6 9 (2.83%) IaaS
7 3 (0.94%) Mimecast
8 2 (0.63%) G Suite
8 2 (0.63%) PaaS
9 1 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.31%) SaaS
9 1 (0.31%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 76 (23.90%) Skype
2 60 (18.87%) DNS
3 53 (16.67%) DHCP
4 42 (13.21%) SAN
5 30 (9.43%) Firewall
6 21 (6.60%) LAN
6 21 (6.60%) VoIP
7 18 (5.66%) TCP/IP
8 16 (5.03%) WAN
9 13 (4.09%) Internet
10 12 (3.77%) VLAN
10 12 (3.77%) VPN
10 12 (3.77%) Wireless
11 10 (3.14%) Cisco IOS
12 9 (2.83%) SMTP
13 7 (2.20%) IP Telephony
13 7 (2.20%) MPLS
14 6 (1.89%) NetScaler
14 6 (1.89%) Remote Desktop
15 5 (1.57%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (13.84%) SQL Server
2 18 (5.66%) SQL Server 2012
3 17 (5.35%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (1.89%) MySQL
5 4 (1.26%) EDRMS
6 3 (0.94%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.31%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.31%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
7 1 (0.31%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.31%) OLAP
7 1 (0.31%) OLTP
7 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.31%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 10 (3.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (2.83%) Visual Studio
3 3 (0.94%) MSI
General
1 43 (13.52%) Finance
2 23 (7.23%) Banking
3 11 (3.46%) Legal
4 3 (0.94%) Back Office
4 3 (0.94%) Local Government
4 3 (0.94%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.63%) Aerospace
5 2 (0.63%) Retail
6 1 (0.31%) Automotive
6 1 (0.31%) Billing
6 1 (0.31%) Law
6 1 (0.31%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.31%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 62 (19.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 46 (14.47%) Exchange Engineer
3 36 (11.32%) Consultant
4 33 (10.38%) Analyst
5 27 (8.49%) Windows Engineer
6 26 (8.18%) Messaging Engineer
6 26 (8.18%) Support Engineer
7 24 (7.55%) Office 365 Engineer
8 20 (6.29%) Administrator
9 19 (5.97%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 18 (5.66%) Systems Engineer
11 16 (5.03%) Architect
12 14 (4.40%) Office 365 Consultant
13 13 (4.09%) IT Support
13 13 (4.09%) Messaging Specialist
13 13 (4.09%) Migration Engineer
13 13 (4.09%) Systems Administrator
14 12 (3.77%) Desktop Support
14 12 (3.77%) Server Engineer
15 11 (3.46%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.52%) .NET
1 8 (2.52%) XML
2 5 (1.57%) WAP
3 2 (0.63%) 802.1X
3 2 (0.63%) Velocity
4 1 (0.31%) MDX
4 1 (0.31%) Middleware
4 1 (0.31%) SailPoint
4 1 (0.31%) Web Services
4 1 (0.31%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 29 (9.12%) Data Centre
2 23 (7.23%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (5.03%) Management Information System
4 10 (3.14%) Clustering
5 9 (2.83%) Blackberry
5 9 (2.83%) Fat Client
5 9 (2.83%) Thin Client
6 8 (2.52%) PKI
7 7 (2.20%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (2.20%) HP Storage
7 7 (2.20%) Replication
8 6 (1.89%) EMC VNX
9 4 (1.26%) Computer Science
9 4 (1.26%) Private Cloud
9 4 (1.26%) RIA
10 3 (0.94%) BYOD
10 3 (0.94%) VAX
10 3 (0.94%) Video Conferencing
11 2 (0.63%) Fintech
11 2 (0.63%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 217 (68.24%) Windows
2 148 (46.54%) Windows Server
3 116 (36.48%) Windows Server 2012
4 83 (26.10%) Windows Server 2008
5 53 (16.67%) Windows 10
6 32 (10.06%) Windows 7
7 28 (8.81%) Windows Server 2003
8 16 (5.03%) Android
9 13 (4.09%) Linux
10 8 (2.52%) Windows 8
11 7 (2.20%) Unix
12 6 (1.89%) Apple iOS
12 6 (1.89%) Windows XP
13 4 (1.26%) CentOS
13 4 (1.26%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.31%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.31%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.31%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (34.59%) Migration
2 49 (15.41%) ITIL
3 22 (6.92%) Mobile Device Management
4 19 (5.97%) Change Management
5 16 (5.03%) Incident Management
5 16 (5.03%) Task Automation
6 13 (4.09%) Root Cause Analysis
7 12 (3.77%) Cybersecurity
8 11 (3.46%) ITIL V3
8 11 (3.46%) Kalman Filter
8 11 (3.46%) Load Balancing
8 11 (3.46%) Problem Management
9 10 (3.14%) Infrastructure Monitoring
9 10 (3.14%) ITSM
10 9 (2.83%) Data Protection
10 9 (2.83%) Disaster Recovery
11 8 (2.52%) Capacity Planning
11 8 (2.52%) High Availability
11 8 (2.52%) Infrastructure Management
11 8 (2.52%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 96 (30.19%) PowerShell
2 36 (11.32%) SQL
3 11 (3.46%) VB
4 8 (2.52%) C#
4 8 (2.52%) JavaScript
5 7 (2.20%) C
6 5 (1.57%) VBScript
7 4 (1.26%) PHP
8 1 (0.31%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 1 (0.31%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 59 (18.55%) Security Cleared
2 56 (17.61%) Microsoft Certification
3 45 (14.15%) SC Cleared
4 42 (13.21%) MCSE
5 17 (5.35%) MCP
6 14 (4.40%) MCSA
7 9 (2.83%) Degree
8 7 (2.20%) DV Cleared
9 6 (1.89%) BPSS Clearance
10 5 (1.57%) CCNA
10 5 (1.57%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (1.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 5 (1.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 4 (1.26%) Computer Science Degree
11 4 (1.26%) MCITP
12 3 (0.94%) CCSA
12 3 (0.94%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (0.63%) CCDP
13 2 (0.63%) CCNP
13 2 (0.63%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.46%) SLA
2 7 (2.20%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.63%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 2 (0.63%) RMADS
4 1 (0.31%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.31%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 1 (0.31%) GDPR
4 1 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 218 (68.55%) Active Directory
2 61 (19.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 56 (17.61%) Hyper-V
4 22 (6.92%) vSphere
4 22 (6.92%) XenApp
5 11 (3.46%) Virtual Machines
6 10 (3.14%) DFS Replication
7 8 (2.52%) Brightmail
7 8 (2.52%) XenServer
8 6 (1.89%) BitLocker
9 5 (1.57%) Virtual Servers
9 5 (1.57%) VMware Workstation
10 4 (1.26%) Samba
10 4 (1.26%) Squid
10 4 (1.26%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.63%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (0.63%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.31%) Terminal Server
12 1 (0.31%) VirtualBox
12 1 (0.31%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 51 (16.04%) SCCM
2 23 (7.23%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 18 (5.66%) WSUS
4 16 (5.03%) Microsoft Intune
5 13 (4.09%) AirWatch
6 11 (3.46%) NetBackup
7 9 (2.83%) SCOM
8 8 (2.52%) Norton AntiVirus
9 6 (1.89%) Backup Exec
9 6 (1.89%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 6 (1.89%) Microsoft Clustering
9 6 (1.89%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 4 (1.26%) Nagios
10 4 (1.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 4 (1.26%) Webmin
10 4 (1.26%) Xymon
11 3 (0.94%) Failover Clustering
11 3 (0.94%) SCOrch
11 3 (0.94%) vCenter Server
12 2 (0.63%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 165 (51.89%) Microsoft
2 105 (33.02%) VMware
3 62 (19.50%) Citrix
4 47 (14.78%) Cisco
5 37 (11.64%) Symantec
6 27 (8.49%) NetApp
7 23 (7.23%) HP
8 19 (5.97%) Dell
9 14 (4.40%) MobileIron
10 13 (4.09%) IronPort
11 10 (3.14%) Apple
12 9 (2.83%) EMC
12 9 (2.83%) Veeam
13 7 (2.20%) Altiris
13 7 (2.20%) Avaya
13 7 (2.20%) McAfee
14 5 (1.57%) Forcepoint
14 5 (1.57%) Splunk
14 5 (1.57%) Trustwave
15 4 (1.26%) Mitel