Period
to 19 July 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 19 July 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
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 658 516 491
Rank change year-on-year -142 -25 +1
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2013 232 336 459
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.22% 0.35% 0.42%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.35% 2.09% 2.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 228 287
UK median daily rate £350 £350 £350
10th Percentile £152 £191 £226
90th Percentile £475 £539 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £315 £340
% change year-on-year +1.59% -7.35% +2.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 15 18
UK median hourly rate £20.75 £39.50 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -47.47% +41.07% +49.65%
10th Percentile £14.25 £10.80 £11.18
90th Percentile £56.25 £48.75 £43.53
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.75 £39.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year -47.47% +41.07% +31.76%

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 17,170 16,101 19,620
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.59% 16.91% 17.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,291 10,395 12,836
UK median daily rate £450 £430 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.65% +2.38% +7.69%
10th Percentile £263 £260 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +5.00% +1.27% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 405 394 471
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £19.25 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.90% -3.75% +5.26%
10th Percentile £12.00 £10.75 £11.25
90th Percentile £51.25 £52.50 £45.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £19.00 £20.39
% change year-on-year +2.63% -6.82% +10.22%

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 19 July 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 19 July 2018.

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 19 July 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 -162 200 £340 -2.86% 100
UK excluding London -72 141 £320 +1.59% 72
London -74 90 £375 -6.25% 34
South East -6 42 £385 +15.36% 16
North of England -63 34 £270 -6.90% 22
North West -33 26 £258 -14.17% 14
Scotland -34 23 £388 +157.48% 1
Midlands -9 16 £319 +2.00% 9
East of England 0 13 £335 +3.08% 14
East Midlands 0 9 £265 -3.64% 2
Wales -5 7 £249 - 4
West Midlands -16 7 £325 -27.78% 7
Yorkshire -21 6 £325 +23.81% 7
South West -20 5 £173 -67.14% 5
North East -30 2 £285 +3.64% 1
Northern Ireland +17 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 19 July 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.

1 190 (81.90%) MS Exchange
2 180 (77.59%) Active Directory
3 178 (76.72%) Windows
4 146 (62.93%) Microsoft
5 145 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2010
6 138 (59.48%) Office 365
7 126 (54.31%) Windows Server
8 86 (37.07%) Windows Server 2012
8 86 (37.07%) Windows Server 2008
9 82 (35.34%) VMware
10 79 (34.05%) PowerShell
11 76 (32.76%) Skype for Business
12 68 (29.31%) Skype
13 61 (26.29%) Migration
14 60 (25.86%) Hyper-V
15 59 (25.43%) ITIL
16 49 (21.12%) Microsoft Certification
17 48 (20.69%) DNS
17 48 (20.69%) DHCP
17 48 (20.69%) VMware Infrastructure
18 42 (18.10%) Cisco
19 38 (16.38%) Firewall
20 37 (15.95%) Exchange Server 2007
21 36 (15.52%) Windows 10
21 36 (15.52%) Windows Server 2003
21 36 (15.52%) SQL Server
22 35 (15.09%) SCCM
22 35 (15.09%) Security Cleared
23 34 (14.66%) SharePoint
23 34 (14.66%) 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
1 190 (81.90%) MS Exchange
2 145 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 76 (32.76%) Skype for Business
4 37 (15.95%) Exchange Server 2007
5 34 (14.66%) SharePoint
6 26 (11.21%) Exchange Server 2003
7 18 (7.76%) Office Communications Server
8 16 (6.90%) IIS
9 7 (3.02%) SharePoint 2013
10 5 (2.16%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (1.29%) OpenStack
12 2 (0.86%) Apache
12 2 (0.86%) IBM Domino
12 2 (0.86%) IBM Notes
13 1 (0.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.43%) Tomcat
13 1 (0.43%) WebSphere
Applications
1 33 (14.22%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.43%) Mozilla Thunderbird
2 1 (0.43%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.86%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.43%) Maximo
2 1 (0.43%) OPENHousing
2 1 (0.43%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.43%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 138 (59.48%) Office 365
2 27 (11.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (4.31%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (2.59%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (1.72%) IaaS
5 4 (1.72%) Mimecast
6 3 (1.29%) OneDrive
7 2 (0.86%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.86%) SaaS
8 1 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.43%) G Suite
8 1 (0.43%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.43%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 68 (29.31%) Skype
2 48 (20.69%) DHCP
2 48 (20.69%) DNS
3 38 (16.38%) Firewall
4 33 (14.22%) TCP/IP
5 31 (13.36%) SAN
5 31 (13.36%) WAN
6 28 (12.07%) LAN
7 25 (10.78%) VPN
8 13 (5.60%) VLAN
9 10 (4.31%) SMTP
9 10 (4.31%) Unified Communications
9 10 (4.31%) VoIP
10 7 (3.02%) IMAP
10 7 (3.02%) Internet
11 6 (2.59%) POP3
11 6 (2.59%) Telnet
12 5 (2.16%) Reverse Proxy
12 5 (2.16%) WebEx
13 3 (1.29%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (15.52%) SQL Server
2 12 (5.17%) SQL Server 2012
3 11 (4.74%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (2.59%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (1.29%) Blockchain
5 3 (1.29%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (0.86%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (0.86%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (0.43%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.43%) MySQL
7 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (2.59%) JIRA
2 3 (1.29%) MSI
3 2 (0.86%) ClearCase
3 2 (0.86%) ClearQuest
3 2 (0.86%) InstallShield
3 2 (0.86%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.86%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.43%) Hudson
General
1 25 (10.78%) Finance
2 12 (5.17%) Banking
3 11 (4.74%) Back Office
4 7 (3.02%) Local Government
4 7 (3.02%) Marketing
5 5 (2.16%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.29%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.29%) Games
6 3 (1.29%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.29%) Publishing
7 2 (0.86%) Advertising
7 2 (0.86%) Law
7 2 (0.86%) Legal
7 2 (0.86%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.86%) Retail
8 1 (0.43%) Electronics
8 1 (0.43%) International Banking
8 1 (0.43%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 56 (24.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 41 (17.67%) Support Engineer
3 27 (11.64%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 24 (10.34%) Exchange Engineer
4 24 (10.34%) Messaging Engineer
5 17 (7.33%) Office 365 Engineer
6 15 (6.47%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 15 (6.47%) Analyst
7 13 (5.60%) Server Engineer
7 13 (5.60%) Windows Engineer
8 12 (5.17%) 3rd Line Support
8 12 (5.17%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 12 (5.17%) Administrator
9 11 (4.74%) Lync Engineer
10 10 (4.31%) Messaging Specialist
10 10 (4.31%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 10 (4.31%) Service Analyst
11 9 (3.88%) 1st Line Support
11 9 (3.88%) Citrix Engineer
11 9 (3.88%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.59%) MAPI
2 3 (1.29%) Apache Axis
2 3 (1.29%) LDAP
2 3 (1.29%) WAP
3 2 (0.86%) ADSI
3 2 (0.86%) WPF
4 1 (0.43%) .NET
4 1 (0.43%) LAMP
4 1 (0.43%) OAuth
4 1 (0.43%) Web Services
4 1 (0.43%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 25 (10.78%) Data Centre
2 14 (6.03%) Clustering
3 12 (5.17%) Computer Science
3 12 (5.17%) PKI
4 10 (4.31%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (2.59%) Blackberry
6 5 (2.16%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.16%) NHS
7 4 (1.72%) Handset
7 4 (1.72%) Replication
8 3 (1.29%) CESG
8 3 (1.29%) Fintech
8 3 (1.29%) iPhone
9 2 (0.86%) Device Driver
9 2 (0.86%) Fat Client
9 2 (0.86%) Self-Motivation
9 2 (0.86%) Smartphone
9 2 (0.86%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.43%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.43%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 178 (76.72%) Windows
2 126 (54.31%) Windows Server
3 86 (37.07%) Windows Server 2008
3 86 (37.07%) Windows Server 2012
4 36 (15.52%) Windows 10
4 36 (15.52%) Windows Server 2003
5 28 (12.07%) Windows 7
6 10 (4.31%) Linux
7 9 (3.88%) Windows 8
8 6 (2.59%) Windows XP
9 5 (2.16%) Android
10 4 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (1.29%) Apple iOS
11 3 (1.29%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.86%) Data ONTAP
12 2 (0.86%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (0.86%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.43%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.43%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.43%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (26.29%) Migration
2 59 (25.43%) ITIL
3 21 (9.05%) Problem-Solving
4 16 (6.90%) Disaster Recovery
5 12 (5.17%) Incident Management
6 11 (4.74%) Change Management
6 11 (4.74%) High Availability
7 9 (3.88%) Capacity Planning
7 9 (3.88%) Load Balancing
7 9 (3.88%) PRINCE2
8 8 (3.45%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (3.02%) Kalman Filter
9 7 (3.02%) Virtual Environments
10 6 (2.59%) Collaborative Working
10 6 (2.59%) Data Centre Operations
10 6 (2.59%) Service Delivery
10 6 (2.59%) Service Management
11 5 (2.16%) DevOps
11 5 (2.16%) ITIL V3
11 5 (2.16%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 79 (34.05%) PowerShell
2 32 (13.79%) SQL
3 6 (2.59%) VBA
4 5 (2.16%) VBScript
5 3 (1.29%) VB
6 2 (0.86%) C
6 2 (0.86%) C#
6 2 (0.86%) Python
6 2 (0.86%) XAML
7 1 (0.43%) AWK
7 1 (0.43%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.43%) Java
7 1 (0.43%) LINC
7 1 (0.43%) Perl
7 1 (0.43%) Ruby
7 1 (0.43%) sed
Qualifications
1 49 (21.12%) Microsoft Certification
2 35 (15.09%) Security Cleared
3 31 (13.36%) SC Cleared
4 28 (12.07%) MCSE
5 20 (8.62%) Degree
6 12 (5.17%) CCNA
6 12 (5.17%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (5.17%) Computer Science Degree
6 12 (5.17%) MCSA
6 12 (5.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 10 (4.31%) ITIL Certification
8 8 (3.45%) CCNP
8 8 (3.45%) MCITP
8 8 (3.45%) MCP
9 4 (1.72%) BPSS Clearance
9 4 (1.72%) DBS Check
9 4 (1.72%) DV Cleared
10 3 (1.29%) Master's Degree
11 2 (0.86%) MCSD
11 2 (0.86%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.31%) SLA
2 3 (1.29%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.43%) GDPR
4 1 (0.43%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.43%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.43%) QA
System Software
1 180 (77.59%) Active Directory
2 60 (25.86%) Hyper-V
3 48 (20.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 25 (10.78%) XenApp
5 18 (7.76%) vSphere
6 16 (6.90%) VMware ESXi
7 13 (5.60%) Virtual Machines
8 8 (3.45%) XenServer
9 6 (2.59%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 5 (2.16%) VMware Workstation
10 5 (2.16%) XenDesktop
11 2 (0.86%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.43%) DFS Replication
12 1 (0.43%) Docker
12 1 (0.43%) NFS
12 1 (0.43%) Virtual Desktop
12 1 (0.43%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (0.43%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 35 (15.09%) SCCM
2 17 (7.33%) SCOM
3 16 (6.90%) WSUS
4 14 (6.03%) McAfee ePO
4 14 (6.03%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 12 (5.17%) Backup Exec
6 11 (4.74%) vCenter Server
7 7 (3.02%) AirWatch
7 7 (3.02%) NetBackup
8 5 (2.16%) Microsoft Clustering
8 5 (2.16%) Norton AntiVirus
8 5 (2.16%) SmoothWall
9 4 (1.72%) HP SIM
9 4 (1.72%) Microsoft Intune
9 4 (1.72%) vMotion
10 3 (1.29%) DameWare
10 3 (1.29%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 2 (0.86%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 2 (0.86%) PowerCLI
11 2 (0.86%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 146 (62.93%) Microsoft
2 82 (35.34%) VMware
3 42 (18.10%) Cisco
4 34 (14.66%) Citrix
5 22 (9.48%) McAfee
6 19 (8.19%) HP
6 19 (8.19%) Symantec
7 13 (5.60%) Veeam
8 11 (4.74%) NetApp
9 8 (3.45%) Dell
9 8 (3.45%) ServiceNow
10 7 (3.02%) Apple
10 7 (3.02%) Avaya
10 7 (3.02%) Palo Alto
10 7 (3.02%) Remedy
11 6 (2.59%) F5
11 6 (2.59%) IBM
12 5 (2.16%) Bloomberg
12 5 (2.16%) Ivanti
13 4 (1.72%) Lotus