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 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Exchange Server 2013
UK
Rank 432 436 447
Rank change year-on-year +4 +11  
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2013 161 214 178
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.36% 0.40% 0.34%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.04% 2.34% 1.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 142 128
Median daily rate £375 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £203 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £450 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £375
% change year-on-year -7.14% -6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 9
Median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.55% +12.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.40 £11.30 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.80 £110.50 £29.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year -5.55% -18.18%  

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 7873 9158 9155
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 17.38% 17.21% 17.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 5152 5821 5421
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £560 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 166 226 324
Median hourly rate £18.50 £20.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.50% +5.26%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.07
% change year-on-year -5.55% +12.00%  

Exchange Server 2013
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Exchange Server 2013 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

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 3 months to 25 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Exchange Server 2013.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Exchange Server 2013 in the UK

Exchange Server 2013
Top 30 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 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -3 157 £388 +10.71% 65
London +49 63 £425 +21.42% 23
South West +7 26 £450 +24.13% 1
South East -2 23 £375 +27.03% 13
City of London +7 16 £450 +20.00% 7
North East - 14 £275 - 2
North West +10 12 £313 -15.25% 13
Wiltshire +3 11 £388 +6.89%
Swindon +2 11 £388 +6.89%
Bristol +6 10 £680 +87.58%
Berkshire +25 8 £475 +86.27% 3
Tyne and Wear - 8 £290 - 1
Hampshire +6 7 £363 +52.63% 7
West Midlands +3 7 £600 +50.00% 6
Newcastle upon Tyne - 7 £290 -
Reading +23 6 £300 - 1
Yorkshire +6 6 £275 -29.03% 2
Cheshire +23 5 £375 -11.76% 5
West Yorkshire -1 4 £275 -29.03% 1
Buckinghamshire -9 4 £500 +62.60%
Portsmouth - 4 £450 -
Liverpool +5 3 £300 +57.89% 1
Merseyside +5 3 £300 +57.89% 1
East Midlands -5 3 £213 -26.08%
Milton Keynes -5 3 £500 +62.60%
East of England -11 3 £350 -5.08% 5
Herefordshire - 3 £650 -
Telford +33 2 £325 +25.00%
Shropshire +32 2 £325 +49.42%
Southampton +8 2 £260 -22.96% 2

Exchange Server 2013
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 March 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.

1 242 (80.40%) MS Exchange
2 232 (77.08%) Windows
3 215 (71.43%) Active Directory
4 185 (61.46%) Exchange Server 2010
5 172 (57.14%) Microsoft
6 158 (52.49%) Windows Server
7 148 (49.17%) Office 365
8 129 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
9 128 (42.52%) Windows Server 2012
10 104 (34.55%) VMware
11 103 (34.22%) Skype for Business
12 94 (31.23%) Exchange Server 2007
13 77 (25.58%) PowerShell
14 71 (23.59%) Security Cleared
15 70 (23.26%) Skype
16 67 (22.26%) DNS
17 66 (21.93%) SharePoint
18 65 (21.59%) VMware Infrastructure
19 64 (21.26%) Microsoft Azure
20 63 (20.93%) Hyper-V
21 60 (19.93%) SCCM
22 59 (19.60%) MS Excel
23 56 (18.60%) Citrix
24 55 (18.27%) SQL Server
24 55 (18.27%) Migration
25 52 (17.28%) SQL
26 51 (16.94%) DHCP
27 50 (16.61%) Windows Server 2003
27 50 (16.61%) Windows 7
28 48 (15.95%) Cisco

Exchange Server 2013
Top Related 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
1 242 (80.40%) MS Exchange
2 185 (61.46%) Exchange Server 2010
3 103 (34.22%) Skype for Business
4 94 (31.23%) Exchange Server 2007
5 66 (21.93%) SharePoint
6 34 (11.30%) Exchange Server 2003
7 33 (10.96%) SharePoint 2013
8 19 (6.31%) Office Communications Server
8 19 (6.31%) SharePoint 2010
9 16 (5.32%) IIS
10 6 (1.99%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 5 (1.66%) IBM Notes
12 3 (1.00%) BizTalk Server
12 3 (1.00%) SharePoint Server
13 2 (0.66%) IBM Domino
14 1 (0.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 59 (19.60%) MS Excel
2 47 (15.61%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (2.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 148 (49.17%) Office 365
2 64 (21.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 28 (9.30%) Azure Active Directory
4 17 (5.65%) IaaS
5 14 (4.65%) Amazon AWS
6 6 (1.99%) OneDrive
7 5 (1.66%) Mimecast
8 4 (1.33%) AWS CloudFormation
8 4 (1.33%) SaaS
9 3 (1.00%) Yammer
10 2 (0.66%) AWS OpsWorks
11 1 (0.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 70 (23.26%) Skype
2 67 (22.26%) DNS
3 51 (16.94%) DHCP
4 37 (12.29%) Firewall
5 33 (10.96%) SAN
6 24 (7.97%) WAN
7 21 (6.98%) Remote Desktop
7 21 (6.98%) VPN
8 17 (5.65%) TCP/IP
9 16 (5.32%) Internet
9 16 (5.32%) LAN
10 15 (4.98%) VoIP
11 14 (4.65%) SMTP
11 14 (4.65%) VLAN
12 13 (4.32%) Unified Communications
13 11 (3.65%) MPLS
14 10 (3.32%) Cisco ASA
15 8 (2.66%) Cisco IOS
15 8 (2.66%) iSCSI
15 8 (2.66%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (18.27%) SQL Server
2 28 (9.30%) SQL Server 2012
3 16 (5.32%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (1.99%) Amazon RDS
5 5 (1.66%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (1.66%) SQL Server 2014
6 4 (1.33%) Redis
7 3 (1.00%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.00%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.66%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (1.66%) Git (software)
1 5 (1.66%) Jenkins
1 5 (1.66%) Visual Studio
2 4 (1.33%) ReSharper
2 4 (1.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.33%) Subversion
3 1 (0.33%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 39 (12.96%) Finance
2 14 (4.65%) Retail
3 12 (3.99%) Banking
4 6 (1.99%) Legal
5 5 (1.66%) Games
5 5 (1.66%) Law
5 5 (1.66%) Marketing
6 4 (1.33%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.00%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.66%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.66%) Local Government
8 2 (0.66%) Publishing
9 1 (0.33%) Billing
9 1 (0.33%) Electronics
9 1 (0.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 44 (14.62%) Support Engineer
2 42 (13.95%) Consultant
3 41 (13.62%) Architect
4 38 (12.62%) Analyst
4 38 (12.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 28 (9.30%) Windows Engineer
6 24 (7.97%) Office 365 Consultant
6 24 (7.97%) Support Analyst
7 22 (7.31%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 21 (6.98%) 2nd Line Support
8 21 (6.98%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 21 (6.98%) Messaging Engineer
9 20 (6.64%) Microsoft Consultant
10 18 (5.98%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 18 (5.98%) Exchange Engineer
11 16 (5.32%) 3rd Line Support
11 16 (5.32%) Technical Architect
12 15 (4.98%) Exchange Consultant
12 15 (4.98%) Messaging Support
12 15 (4.98%) Migration Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.33%) .NET
1 7 (2.33%) CSS
1 7 (2.33%) HTML
2 5 (1.66%) ASP.NET
2 5 (1.66%) ASP.NET MVC
2 5 (1.66%) SAML
2 5 (1.66%) Web Services
3 4 (1.33%) .NET Framework
3 4 (1.33%) CSS3
3 4 (1.33%) HTML5
3 4 (1.33%) Kendo UI
3 4 (1.33%) SignalR
4 3 (1.00%) REST
4 3 (1.00%) WAP
5 1 (0.33%) jQuery
5 1 (0.33%) OAuth
5 1 (0.33%) OpenID
5 1 (0.33%) WinForms
5 1 (0.33%) XML
5 1 (0.33%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 30 (9.97%) Data Centre
2 25 (8.31%) Clustering
3 20 (6.64%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (5.32%) Replication
5 15 (4.98%) Blackberry
6 11 (3.65%) Client/Server
7 8 (2.66%) PKI
8 6 (1.99%) Management Information System
9 5 (1.66%) Video Conferencing
10 4 (1.33%) Enterprise Cloud
10 4 (1.33%) User Experience
10 4 (1.33%) Virtual Team
11 3 (1.00%) Driving Licence
11 3 (1.00%) iPad
12 2 (0.66%) Computer Science
12 2 (0.66%) Life Science
12 2 (0.66%) Smartphone
13 1 (0.33%) Enterprise Storage
13 1 (0.33%) Fat Client
13 1 (0.33%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 232 (77.08%) Windows
2 158 (52.49%) Windows Server
3 129 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 128 (42.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 50 (16.61%) Windows 7
5 50 (16.61%) Windows Server 2003
6 35 (11.63%) Windows 10
7 19 (6.31%) Windows 8
8 17 (5.65%) Android
9 16 (5.32%) Linux
10 13 (4.32%) Unix
10 13 (4.32%) Windows XP
11 11 (3.65%) Mac OS X
12 10 (3.32%) Apple iOS
13 9 (2.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 3 (1.00%) Windows 2000 Server
15 1 (0.33%) Windows 2000
15 1 (0.33%) Windows Mobile
15 1 (0.33%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (18.27%) Migration
2 41 (13.62%) ITIL
3 22 (7.31%) Disaster Recovery
4 18 (5.98%) Change Management
5 15 (4.98%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (4.65%) Capacity Planning
6 14 (4.65%) Mobile Device Management
7 13 (4.32%) Project Management
7 13 (4.32%) Service Management
8 12 (3.99%) Server Building
8 12 (3.99%) Virtual Environments
9 10 (3.32%) Content Management
9 10 (3.32%) High Availability
10 9 (2.99%) Configuration Management
10 9 (2.99%) Incident Management
10 9 (2.99%) Server Virtualisation
11 8 (2.66%) CRM
11 8 (2.66%) Identity Access Management
11 8 (2.66%) Infrastructure Monitoring
11 8 (2.66%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 77 (25.58%) PowerShell
2 52 (17.28%) SQL
3 9 (2.99%) C#
4 8 (2.66%) VB
5 7 (2.33%) JavaScript
6 4 (1.33%) Bash Shell
6 4 (1.33%) Python
6 4 (1.33%) TypeScript
7 2 (0.66%) VBScript
8 1 (0.33%) C
8 1 (0.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 71 (23.59%) Security Cleared
2 47 (15.61%) SC Cleared
3 40 (13.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 32 (10.63%) MCSE
5 17 (5.65%) MCITP
6 16 (5.32%) MCP
7 15 (4.98%) Cisco Certification
8 14 (4.65%) CCNA
9 9 (2.99%) DV Cleared
10 8 (2.66%) CCNP
10 8 (2.66%) MCSA
11 7 (2.33%) CCIE
12 6 (1.99%) ITIL Certification
13 5 (1.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 4 (1.33%) MCTS
15 3 (1.00%) BPSS Clearance
15 3 (1.00%) DBS Check
15 3 (1.00%) Degree
15 3 (1.00%) MCSD
16 2 (0.66%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (8.31%) SLA
2 5 (1.66%) QA
3 3 (1.00%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 215 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 65 (21.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 63 (20.93%) Hyper-V
4 31 (10.30%) XenApp
5 19 (6.31%) VMware ESXi
6 14 (4.65%) Microsoft App-V
7 12 (3.99%) Virtual Servers
8 11 (3.65%) Virtual Machines
9 10 (3.32%) VMware ESX
10 9 (2.99%) Terminal Services
11 8 (2.66%) DFS Replication
11 8 (2.66%) vSphere
11 8 (2.66%) XenDesktop
12 5 (1.66%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 4 (1.33%) UAG
14 3 (1.00%) Forefront TMG
14 3 (1.00%) ISA Server
14 3 (1.00%) Terminal Server
14 3 (1.00%) VMware Workstation
15 1 (0.33%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 60 (19.93%) SCCM
2 24 (7.97%) SCOM
3 18 (5.98%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 12 (3.99%) Norton AntiVirus
5 11 (3.65%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 11 (3.65%) Microsoft Clustering
5 11 (3.65%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 11 (3.65%) NetBackup
6 10 (3.32%) AirWatch
7 7 (2.33%) WSUS
8 6 (1.99%) SCOrch
8 6 (1.99%) SCVMM
9 4 (1.33%) Failover Clustering
9 4 (1.33%) Microsoft Intune
9 4 (1.33%) Puppet
9 4 (1.33%) SCSM
10 2 (0.66%) CA Single Sign-On
10 2 (0.66%) PowerCLI
10 2 (0.66%) WMI
11 1 (0.33%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 172 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 104 (34.55%) VMware
3 56 (18.60%) Citrix
4 48 (15.95%) Cisco
5 32 (10.63%) HP
5 32 (10.63%) Symantec
6 23 (7.64%) NetApp
7 14 (4.65%) Dell
8 11 (3.65%) Sophos
9 9 (2.99%) Red Hat
9 9 (2.99%) ServiceNow
10 7 (2.33%) Apple
10 7 (2.33%) Meraki
10 7 (2.33%) Trend Micro
11 6 (1.99%) CheckPoint
11 6 (1.99%) EMC
11 6 (1.99%) Intel Security
11 6 (1.99%) MobileIron
11 6 (1.99%) Veeam
12 5 (1.66%) F5
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