Period
to 4 April 2020

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 4 April 2020 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
4 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 544 660 663
Rank change year-on-year +116 +3 -98
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2013 152 224 239
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.25% 0.23% 0.24%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.72% 1.45% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 150 157
Median daily rate £350 £394 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +15.81% -2.86%
10th Percentile £159 £143 £164
90th Percentile £506 £538 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £323
% change year-on-year -7.14% +8.53% +7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 9
Median hourly rate £23.00 £26.25 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.38% +54.41% -11.69%
10th Percentile £15.77 £13.93 £12.90
90th Percentile £80.88 £37.63 £20.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £26.25 £16.75
% change year-on-year -12.38% +56.72% -

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 8,849 15,497 16,655
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.37% 16.08% 16.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,551 9,973 11,018
Median daily rate £463 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.63% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £263 £281 £263
90th Percentile £644 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £430 £408
% change year-on-year -1.16% +5.52% +4.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 227 313 375
Median hourly rate £22.50 £18.76 £18.89
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.94% -0.69% -0.58%
10th Percentile £11.85 £12.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.00 £48.75 £47.50
Median hourly rate £19.70 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +15.88% -2.86% -9.09%

Exchange Server 2013
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Exchange Server 2013 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Exchange Server 2013 in the UK

Exchange Server 2013
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Exchange Server 2013.

Daily rate trend for Exchange Server 2013 in the UK

Exchange Server 2013
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Exchange Server 2013 over the 6 months to 4 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Exchange Server 2013 in the UK

Exchange Server 2013
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Exchange Server 2013.

Hourly rate trend for Exchange Server 2013 in the UK

Exchange Server 2013
Hourly Rate Histogram

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Exchange Server 2013 over the 6 months to 4 April 2020.

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 4 April 2020. 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 +114 136 £350 -9.68% 48
UK excluding London +153 114 £325 -7.14% 44
London +59 37 £400 - 7
North of England +93 35 £186 -50.33% 15
South East +90 30 £238 -38.71% 7
East of England +40 17 £425 +8.28% 4
Midlands +71 15 £350 +33.33% 4
Scotland +28 15 £425 +117.95% 2
North West +42 14 £251 -35.35% 5
North East - 14 £185 - 4
West Midlands +66 9 £370 +60.87% 3
Yorkshire +55 7 £356 +15.85% 6
Work from Home +17 7 £450 +2.27% 2
East Midlands +40 6 £130 -50.48% 1
South West +16 2 £338 +12.50% 11

For the 6 months to 4 April 2020, 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.

1 122 (80.26%) Office 365
2 118 (77.63%) Microsoft
3 105 (69.08%) Windows
4 103 (67.76%) Active Directory
5 101 (66.45%) MS Exchange
6 71 (46.71%) SCCM
7 66 (43.42%) Azure
7 66 (43.42%) Windows Server 2012
8 60 (39.47%) VMware
9 55 (36.18%) Windows Server
10 53 (34.87%) Citrix
11 52 (34.21%) SharePoint
12 50 (32.89%) DNS
13 49 (32.24%) DHCP
14 45 (29.61%) Microsoft Office
15 44 (28.95%) Windows Server 2016
16 42 (27.63%) SQL Server
17 40 (26.32%) Skype for Business
17 40 (26.32%) Skype
17 40 (26.32%) Windows 10
18 39 (25.66%) VMware Infrastructure
18 39 (25.66%) Windows Server 2008
19 38 (25.00%) Security Cleared
20 34 (22.37%) Exchange Server 2010
21 33 (21.71%) PowerShell
21 33 (21.71%) Windows 7
22 32 (21.05%) Hyper-V
22 32 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2007
23 30 (19.74%) Infrastructure Engineering
24 29 (19.08%) Problem-Solving

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
1 101 (66.45%) MS Exchange
2 52 (34.21%) SharePoint
3 40 (26.32%) Skype for Business
4 34 (22.37%) Exchange Server 2010
5 32 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2007
6 13 (8.55%) IIS
7 3 (1.97%) IBM Domino
7 3 (1.97%) IBM Notes
8 2 (1.32%) Office Communications Server
8 2 (1.32%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.66%) GroupWise
Applications
1 45 (29.61%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.66%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.66%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 122 (80.26%) Office 365
2 66 (43.42%) Azure
3 21 (13.82%) AWS
4 14 (9.21%) Azure Active Directory
5 9 (5.92%) OneDrive
6 5 (3.29%) Mimecast
7 4 (2.63%) Power Platform
7 4 (2.63%) PowerApps
8 3 (1.97%) GCP
9 2 (1.32%) IaaS
10 1 (0.66%) PaaS
10 1 (0.66%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 50 (32.89%) DNS
2 49 (32.24%) DHCP
3 40 (26.32%) Skype
4 25 (16.45%) SAN
4 25 (16.45%) WAN
5 21 (13.82%) LAN
6 19 (12.50%) TCP/IP
7 13 (8.55%) Firewall
8 10 (6.58%) VPN
8 10 (6.58%) Wi-Fi
9 7 (4.61%) VLAN
9 7 (4.61%) VoIP
10 6 (3.95%) NAS
11 5 (3.29%) Cisco IOS
11 5 (3.29%) MPLS
11 5 (3.29%) NetScaler
12 4 (2.63%) DMZ
12 4 (2.63%) Internet
13 3 (1.97%) DKIM
13 3 (1.97%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (27.63%) SQL Server
2 11 (7.24%) SQL Server 2016
3 10 (6.58%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.32%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (0.66%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (7.89%) Finance
2 7 (4.61%) Public Sector
3 5 (3.29%) Banking
4 4 (2.63%) Back Office
5 3 (1.97%) Local Government
5 3 (1.97%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.32%) Games
6 2 (1.32%) Law
7 1 (0.66%) Automotive
7 1 (0.66%) Retail
Job Titles
1 30 (19.74%) Support Engineer
2 25 (16.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 24 (15.79%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 19 (12.50%) Analyst
5 15 (9.87%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 15 (9.87%) Windows Engineer
6 14 (9.21%) 2nd Line Support
6 14 (9.21%) Active Directory Engineer
6 14 (9.21%) Office 365 Engineer
7 13 (8.55%) IT Support
8 12 (7.89%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 11 (7.24%) IT Engineer
10 10 (6.58%) Server Engineer
10 10 (6.58%) Windows Server Engineer
11 9 (5.92%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
11 9 (5.92%) AWS Engineer
12 8 (5.26%) Architect
12 8 (5.26%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
13 7 (4.61%) IT Analyst
13 7 (4.61%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.29%) 802.1X
2 2 (1.32%) LDAP
2 2 (1.32%) OAuth
2 2 (1.32%) SAML
3 1 (0.66%) REST
3 1 (0.66%) Web Services
3 1 (0.66%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 18 (11.84%) Replication
2 8 (5.26%) PKI
3 7 (4.61%) Data Centre
4 6 (3.95%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.95%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (2.63%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (1.97%) Clustering
6 3 (1.97%) Enterprise Storage
6 3 (1.97%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.32%) AS400
7 2 (1.32%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.32%) Handset
7 2 (1.32%) iPhone
7 2 (1.32%) iSeries
8 1 (0.66%) CLARiiON
8 1 (0.66%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.66%) EMC VNX
8 1 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.66%) Fibre Optics
8 1 (0.66%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 105 (69.08%) Windows
2 66 (43.42%) Windows Server 2012
3 55 (36.18%) Windows Server
4 44 (28.95%) Windows Server 2016
5 40 (26.32%) Windows 10
6 39 (25.66%) Windows Server 2008
7 33 (21.71%) Windows 7
8 15 (9.87%) Windows Server 2019
9 9 (5.92%) Android
10 7 (4.61%) Windows 8
11 5 (3.29%) VMS
11 5 (3.29%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (1.97%) Apple iOS
12 3 (1.97%) Linux
13 2 (1.32%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.66%) CentOS
14 1 (0.66%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.66%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.66%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (19.74%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 29 (19.08%) Problem-Solving
3 26 (17.11%) Migration
4 25 (16.45%) Incident Management
4 25 (16.45%) Software Delivery
5 24 (15.79%) ITIL
6 22 (14.47%) Agile Software Development
7 21 (13.82%) Continuous Improvement
8 11 (7.24%) ITSM
9 10 (6.58%) Service Management
10 9 (5.92%) Change Management
11 7 (4.61%) DevOps
11 7 (4.61%) Storage Management
11 7 (4.61%) Time Management
12 6 (3.95%) Antivirus Management
12 6 (3.95%) Critical Thinking
12 6 (3.95%) Enterprise Architecture
13 5 (3.29%) High Availability
13 5 (3.29%) Infrastructure Management
13 5 (3.29%) Network Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 33 (21.71%) PowerShell
2 5 (3.29%) SQL
3 1 (0.66%) VB
3 1 (0.66%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 38 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 29 (19.08%) SC Cleared
3 16 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (5.92%) MCSA
5 8 (5.26%) CCNA
5 8 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (5.26%) DV Cleared
5 8 (5.26%) MCP
5 8 (5.26%) MCSE
6 5 (3.29%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (2.63%) MCITP
8 2 (1.32%) AWS Certification
8 2 (1.32%) CCNP
8 2 (1.32%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (1.32%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (1.32%) Degree
8 2 (1.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (1.32%) MCTS
8 2 (1.32%) VCAP
8 2 (1.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (12.50%) SLA
2 3 (1.97%) GDPR
3 2 (1.32%) QA
System Software
1 103 (67.76%) Active Directory
2 39 (25.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (21.05%) Hyper-V
4 15 (9.87%) VMware ESXi
5 14 (9.21%) XenApp
6 11 (7.24%) vSphere
7 7 (4.61%) Virtual Machines
8 6 (3.95%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 6 (3.95%) Virtual Servers
9 5 (3.29%) XenDesktop
10 4 (2.63%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 2 (1.32%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
11 2 (1.32%) Citrix Hypervisor
11 2 (1.32%) DFS Replication
12 1 (0.66%) Forefront TMG
12 1 (0.66%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.66%) UAG
12 1 (0.66%) VMware NSX
12 1 (0.66%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 71 (46.71%) SCCM
2 18 (11.84%) Microsoft Intune
3 10 (6.58%) SCOM
4 7 (4.61%) EMC NetWorker
5 5 (3.29%) AirWatch
5 5 (3.29%) NetBackup
6 4 (2.63%) Backup Exec
6 4 (2.63%) Microsoft Clustering
6 4 (2.63%) SCOrch
6 4 (2.63%) vCenter Server
6 4 (2.63%) vRealize
7 3 (1.97%) Failover Clustering
7 3 (1.97%) WSUS
8 2 (1.32%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 2 (1.32%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (1.32%) Single Sign-On
8 2 (1.32%) SolarWinds Orion
8 2 (1.32%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 1 (0.66%) SCVMM
9 1 (0.66%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 118 (77.63%) Microsoft
2 60 (39.47%) VMware
3 53 (34.87%) Citrix
4 23 (15.13%) Cisco
5 14 (9.21%) Dell
6 13 (8.55%) EMC
7 10 (6.58%) HP
8 8 (5.26%) NetApp
9 7 (4.61%) Avaya
9 7 (4.61%) Symantec
9 7 (4.61%) Veeam
10 6 (3.95%) Clearswift
10 6 (3.95%) McAfee
10 6 (3.95%) Proofpoint
10 6 (3.95%) SolarWinds
11 5 (3.29%) CA
11 5 (3.29%) Juniper
11 5 (3.29%) Meraki
12 4 (2.63%) Sophos
12 4 (2.63%) Veritas