Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 621 582 510
Rank change year-on-year -39 -72 -20
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2013 263 311 414
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.26% 0.31% 0.39%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.53% 1.87% 2.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 199 253
UK median daily rate £350 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% - -2.99%
10th Percentile £142 £150 £207
90th Percentile £483 £500 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £308 £325
% change year-on-year +5.69% -5.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 25
UK median hourly rate £21.50 £39.50 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.57% +41.07% +60.00%
10th Percentile £14.85 £13.35 £19.85
90th Percentile £78.00 £48.75 £47.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.50 £39.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year +32.91% +41.07% +80.65%

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 17,200 16,642 19,772
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.81% 16.75% 18.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,190 10,891 12,919
UK median daily rate £450 £444 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.47% +5.60% +5.00%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 402 410 514
UK median hourly rate £21.38 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.88% - -
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £50.45 £48.75 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year +5.00% -2.44% +7.89%

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 21 October 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 21 October 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Exchange Server 2013 in the UK

Exchange Server 2013
Top 15 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 21 October 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 -53 232 £350 +7.69% 116
UK excluding London -48 166 £325 +5.69% 78
London -28 95 £400 +5.96% 42
South East -10 57 £350 +6.87% 24
North of England -66 41 £288 -4.17% 18
North West -23 35 £288 -2.54% 10
Scotland -9 25 £350 +132.56% 3
East of England +24 21 £350 +20.69% 11
South West -33 10 £300 -7.69% 10
Midlands -28 7 £338 +12.50% 11
West Midlands -22 6 £338 +8.00% 8
Wales -18 5 £375 -
Yorkshire -23 5 £325 +18.18% 8
East Midlands +5 1 - - 3
North East -25 1 £270 -18.80%

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 222 (84.41%) MS Exchange
2 213 (80.99%) Windows
3 191 (72.62%) Active Directory
4 167 (63.50%) Microsoft
5 160 (60.84%) Office 365
6 155 (58.94%) Windows Server
7 142 (53.99%) Exchange Server 2010
8 106 (40.30%) VMware
9 84 (31.94%) PowerShell
9 84 (31.94%) Windows Server 2008
9 84 (31.94%) Windows Server 2012
10 70 (26.62%) Hyper-V
10 70 (26.62%) Skype for Business
11 69 (26.24%) Skype
12 61 (23.19%) DNS
13 59 (22.43%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 58 (22.05%) DHCP
14 58 (22.05%) Migration
15 56 (21.29%) ITIL
16 50 (19.01%) VMware Infrastructure
17 48 (18.25%) SCCM
17 48 (18.25%) Windows 10
18 45 (17.11%) Windows Server 2003
19 44 (16.73%) Exchange Server 2007
20 42 (15.97%) Cisco
21 41 (15.59%) Security Cleared
22 39 (14.83%) Microsoft Certification
23 38 (14.45%) Microsoft Office
23 38 (14.45%) Firewall
24 37 (14.07%) Citrix

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
1 222 (84.41%) MS Exchange
2 142 (53.99%) Exchange Server 2010
3 70 (26.62%) Skype for Business
4 44 (16.73%) Exchange Server 2007
5 36 (13.69%) SharePoint
6 21 (7.98%) Exchange Server 2003
7 19 (7.22%) Office Communications Server
8 16 (6.08%) IIS
9 5 (1.90%) IBM Notes
9 5 (1.90%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (1.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 3 (1.14%) OpenStack
11 2 (0.76%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.38%) Apache
12 1 (0.38%) IBM Domino
12 1 (0.38%) Tomcat
Applications
1 38 (14.45%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.38%) Mozilla Thunderbird
3 1 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.76%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.38%) Maximo
3 1 (0.38%) Northgate Housing
Cloud Services
1 160 (60.84%) Office 365
2 35 (13.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (6.46%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (3.80%) Mimecast
5 8 (3.04%) OneDrive
6 7 (2.66%) Akamai
7 5 (1.90%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (1.52%) Azure Active Directory
8 4 (1.52%) SaaS
9 2 (0.76%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.76%) G Suite
9 2 (0.76%) IaaS
10 1 (0.38%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
Communications & Networking
1 69 (26.24%) Skype
2 61 (23.19%) DNS
3 58 (22.05%) DHCP
4 38 (14.45%) Firewall
5 32 (12.17%) VPN
6 30 (11.41%) WAN
7 25 (9.51%) LAN
8 17 (6.46%) SAN
9 16 (6.08%) TCP/IP
10 13 (4.94%) VoIP
11 11 (4.18%) MPLS
12 10 (3.80%) SMTP
12 10 (3.80%) Unified Communications
13 8 (3.04%) Internet
13 8 (3.04%) Network Security
14 7 (2.66%) WebEx
15 6 (2.28%) VLAN
15 6 (2.28%) Wi-Fi
16 5 (1.90%) IPv4
16 5 (1.90%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (12.55%) SQL Server
2 14 (5.32%) SQL Server 2012
3 10 (3.80%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (1.14%) Blockchain
4 3 (1.14%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (0.76%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.38%) MySQL
6 1 (0.38%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.38%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.38%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (0.76%) JIRA
1 2 (0.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.38%) MSI
General
1 31 (11.79%) Finance
2 22 (8.37%) Banking
3 11 (4.18%) Law
4 7 (2.66%) Publishing
5 6 (2.28%) Back Office
5 6 (2.28%) Marketing
5 6 (2.28%) Retail
6 4 (1.52%) Advertising
6 4 (1.52%) Investment Banking
6 4 (1.52%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.14%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.14%) Legal
8 1 (0.38%) International Banking
8 1 (0.38%) Local Government
8 1 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.38%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 58 (22.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 39 (14.83%) Analyst
3 29 (11.03%) Support Engineer
4 27 (10.27%) Messaging Engineer
5 25 (9.51%) Exchange Engineer
6 22 (8.37%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 20 (7.60%) Office 365 Engineer
8 18 (6.84%) 3rd Line Support
9 17 (6.46%) Service Analyst
9 17 (6.46%) Support Analyst
10 16 (6.08%) Service Desk Analyst
11 14 (5.32%) Lync Engineer
12 13 (4.94%) 2nd Line Support
12 13 (4.94%) Infrastructure Support
12 13 (4.94%) Windows Engineer
13 10 (3.80%) PowerShell Engineer
13 10 (3.80%) Systems Engineer
14 9 (3.42%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
14 9 (3.42%) Field Engineer
14 9 (3.42%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.42%) LDAP
1 9 (3.42%) Web Services
2 7 (2.66%) .NET
3 4 (1.52%) ADSI
4 2 (0.76%) Apache Axis
4 2 (0.76%) WAP
5 1 (0.38%) LAMP
5 1 (0.38%) OAuth
5 1 (0.38%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 19 (7.22%) Data Centre
2 14 (5.32%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (4.94%) Clustering
3 13 (4.94%) Computer Science
4 9 (3.42%) Management Information System
5 7 (2.66%) PKI
5 7 (2.66%) Smartphone
6 5 (1.90%) Blackberry
6 5 (1.90%) iPhone
7 4 (1.52%) Device Driver
7 4 (1.52%) Handset
7 4 (1.52%) Replication
7 4 (1.52%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (1.14%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.76%) BYOD
9 2 (0.76%) CESG
9 2 (0.76%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.76%) HP StoreVirtual
9 2 (0.76%) PMI
9 2 (0.76%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 213 (80.99%) Windows
2 155 (58.94%) Windows Server
3 84 (31.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 84 (31.94%) Windows Server 2012
4 48 (18.25%) Windows 10
5 45 (17.11%) Windows Server 2003
6 36 (13.69%) Windows 7
7 24 (9.13%) Linux
8 10 (3.80%) Data ONTAP
8 10 (3.80%) Windows 8
9 5 (1.90%) Android
9 5 (1.90%) Mac OS X
10 4 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (1.52%) Ubuntu
10 4 (1.52%) Windows XP
11 3 (1.14%) Windows Phone
12 2 (0.76%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.38%) CentOS
13 1 (0.38%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.38%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (22.43%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 58 (22.05%) Migration
3 56 (21.29%) ITIL
4 26 (9.89%) Problem-Solving
5 17 (6.46%) Change Management
5 17 (6.46%) Disaster Recovery
6 13 (4.94%) Incident Management
7 12 (4.56%) Data Protection
8 11 (4.18%) Load Balancing
8 11 (4.18%) Security Management
8 11 (4.18%) Server Virtualisation
8 11 (4.18%) Task Automation
9 10 (3.80%) E-Commerce
9 10 (3.80%) Information Security
9 10 (3.80%) Kalman Filter
10 9 (3.42%) Continuous Improvement
10 9 (3.42%) Information Security Management
10 9 (3.42%) ISMS
11 8 (3.04%) Asset Management
11 8 (3.04%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 84 (31.94%) PowerShell
2 33 (12.55%) SQL
3 8 (3.04%) VBScript
4 3 (1.14%) C#
5 2 (0.76%) Python
5 2 (0.76%) VB
6 1 (0.38%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.38%) C
6 1 (0.38%) Java
6 1 (0.38%) LINC
6 1 (0.38%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 41 (15.59%) Security Cleared
2 39 (14.83%) Microsoft Certification
3 25 (9.51%) SC Cleared
4 24 (9.13%) MCSE
5 17 (6.46%) Degree
6 14 (5.32%) DV Cleared
7 11 (4.18%) Computer Science Degree
8 9 (3.42%) MCITP
9 8 (3.04%) MCSA
10 7 (2.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 5 (1.90%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (1.52%) BPSS Clearance
12 4 (1.52%) Cisco Certification
12 4 (1.52%) Citrix Certification
13 3 (1.14%) CCNA
13 3 (1.14%) CCNP
13 3 (1.14%) Master's Degree
14 2 (0.76%) CCA
14 2 (0.76%) MCP
14 2 (0.76%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (8.75%) SLA
2 3 (1.14%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (1.14%) GDPR
3 2 (0.76%) COBIT
3 2 (0.76%) PMBOK
4 1 (0.38%) FIPS 140-2
4 1 (0.38%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.38%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.38%) QA
4 1 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 191 (72.62%) Active Directory
2 70 (26.62%) Hyper-V
3 50 (19.01%) VMware Infrastructure
4 28 (10.65%) vSphere
4 28 (10.65%) XenApp
5 12 (4.56%) VMware ESXi
6 11 (4.18%) Virtual Machines
7 10 (3.80%) XenDesktop
8 7 (2.66%) XenServer
9 5 (1.90%) VMware Workstation
10 2 (0.76%) DFS Replication
11 1 (0.38%) BitLocker
11 1 (0.38%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (0.38%) Docker
11 1 (0.38%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 48 (18.25%) SCCM
2 20 (7.60%) SCOM
3 11 (4.18%) WSUS
4 10 (3.80%) Backup Exec
4 10 (3.80%) NetBackup
5 9 (3.42%) vCenter Server
6 8 (3.04%) McAfee ePO
7 6 (2.28%) Microsoft Clustering
8 5 (1.90%) AirWatch
8 5 (1.90%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 5 (1.90%) Norton AntiVirus
9 4 (1.52%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 4 (1.52%) ZABBIX
10 3 (1.14%) Cisco CUCM
10 3 (1.14%) DameWare
10 3 (1.14%) FortiGate
10 3 (1.14%) Microsoft Intune
10 3 (1.14%) Single Sign-On
10 3 (1.14%) vMotion
11 2 (0.76%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 167 (63.50%) Microsoft
2 106 (40.30%) VMware
3 42 (15.97%) Cisco
4 37 (14.07%) Citrix
5 24 (9.13%) NetApp
6 23 (8.75%) McAfee
7 15 (5.70%) Symantec
8 14 (5.32%) HP
9 9 (3.42%) Fortinet
9 9 (3.42%) Sony
9 9 (3.42%) Veeam
10 8 (3.04%) Dell
10 8 (3.04%) F5
11 7 (2.66%) SolarWinds
12 6 (2.28%) Palo Alto
12 6 (2.28%) Red Hat
13 5 (1.90%) Avaya
13 5 (1.90%) Lotus
14 4 (1.52%) SAP
14 4 (1.52%) Sophos