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 23 June 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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 423 409 427
Rank change year-on-year -14 +18  
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2013 182 245 215
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.39% 0.46% 0.38%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.35% 2.52% 2.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 151 139
Median daily rate £325 £330 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.51% +10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £240 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £309 £330 £300
% change year-on-year -6.43% +10.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 8 13
Median hourly rate £39.50 £32.00 £18.71
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.43% +71.03%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.45 £18.65 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £36.30 £29.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £36.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +9.72% +71.42%  

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 7754 9705 10032
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 16.56% 18.03% 17.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 4957 6467 6260
Median daily rate £425 £420 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £265 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £560 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.69% +11.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 198 233 340
Median hourly rate £24.00 £20.39 £20.34
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.70% +0.23%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.49 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.75 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +8.69% +9.52%  

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 23 June 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 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 23 June 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 -1 167 £330 -2.22% 73
London -17 63 £378 -5.62% 21
South East -11 27 £349 -22.50% 10
North West +38 24 £300 +6.66% 16
North East +52 18 £275 -11.29% 1
South West +10 16 £325 -7.14% 7
Newcastle upon Tyne +59 12 £215 -30.64% 1
Tyne and Wear +58 12 £215 -30.64% 1
Scotland +13 12 £151 -53.69% 2
Berkshire +15 11 £338 -10.00% 1
Cheshire +33 10 £289 +51.97% 10
Manchester +16 9 £450 - 4
East of England -8 9 £315 +50.00% 1
Reading +9 7 £315 +5.00%
Glasgow +5 7 £164 -41.25%
City of London -13 7 £300 -29.41% 9
West Midlands +18 5 £356 +7.14% 7
Hampshire +1 5 £325 -16.12% 5
Somerset -2 5 - - 1
Hertfordshire -6 5 £298 +83.07%
Watford -6 5 £298 +118.34%
Milton Keynes -12 5 £550 +15.78% 1
Buckinghamshire -13 5 £550 +15.78% 1
Dorset - 5 - - 3
Yeovil - 5 - - 1
Warrington - 5 £280 - 6
Aberdeen - 5 £151 -
Maidenhead +2 4 £360 +256.43%
Yorkshire +26 3 £263 -34.37% 5
Chester +17 3 £290 +52.63%

For the 6 months to 23 June 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.

1 263 (76.68%) MS Exchange
2 244 (71.14%) Windows
3 243 (70.85%) Active Directory
4 197 (57.43%) Exchange Server 2010
5 185 (53.94%) Office 365
6 179 (52.19%) Microsoft
7 173 (50.44%) Windows Server
8 150 (43.73%) Windows Server 2012
9 140 (40.82%) Windows Server 2008
10 131 (38.19%) Skype for Business
11 116 (33.82%) PowerShell
12 113 (32.94%) VMware
13 98 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
14 95 (27.70%) Exchange Server 2007
15 90 (26.24%) DNS
15 90 (26.24%) Skype
16 88 (25.66%) Security Cleared
17 81 (23.62%) SharePoint
18 78 (22.74%) Migration
18 78 (22.74%) SCCM
19 75 (21.87%) Citrix
20 74 (21.57%) DHCP
20 74 (21.57%) Windows 10
21 65 (18.95%) Hyper-V
22 64 (18.66%) VMware Infrastructure
23 62 (18.08%) SC Cleared
24 61 (17.78%) ITIL
24 61 (17.78%) SQL
24 61 (17.78%) SQL Server
25 57 (16.62%) Cisco

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
1 263 (76.68%) MS Exchange
2 197 (57.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 131 (38.19%) Skype for Business
4 95 (27.70%) Exchange Server 2007
5 81 (23.62%) SharePoint
6 43 (12.54%) SharePoint 2013
7 29 (8.45%) SharePoint 2010
8 24 (7.00%) Office Communications Server
9 22 (6.41%) Exchange Server 2003
10 18 (5.25%) IIS
11 7 (2.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 5 (1.46%) SharePoint Server
13 3 (0.87%) BizTalk Server
13 3 (0.87%) IBM Notes
14 2 (0.58%) IBM Domino
15 1 (0.29%) Tomcat
15 1 (0.29%) WebLogic
Applications
1 48 (13.99%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.17%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.58%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (3.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.29%) Sage 1000
2 1 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.29%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 185 (53.94%) Office 365
2 98 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 45 (13.12%) Azure Active Directory
4 15 (4.37%) IaaS
5 14 (4.08%) Amazon AWS
6 10 (2.92%) OneDrive
7 6 (1.75%) Mimecast
8 4 (1.17%) SaaS
9 2 (0.58%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (0.58%) AWS OpsWorks
9 2 (0.58%) PaaS
10 1 (0.29%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 90 (26.24%) DNS
1 90 (26.24%) Skype
2 74 (21.57%) DHCP
3 46 (13.41%) SAN
4 42 (12.24%) Firewall
5 27 (7.87%) LAN
6 26 (7.58%) WAN
7 19 (5.54%) VoIP
8 18 (5.25%) TCP/IP
9 17 (4.96%) Remote Desktop
10 16 (4.66%) VPN
11 14 (4.08%) Internet
12 13 (3.79%) SMTP
13 11 (3.21%) Cisco ASA
13 11 (3.21%) NAS
14 10 (2.92%) VLAN
15 9 (2.62%) Cisco IOS
15 9 (2.62%) MPLS
15 9 (2.62%) Unified Communications
16 8 (2.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (17.78%) SQL Server
2 27 (7.87%) SQL Server 2012
3 25 (7.29%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (2.62%) SQL Server 2014
5 7 (2.04%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (1.75%) MySQL
7 4 (1.17%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.29%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.29%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
8 1 (0.29%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.29%) OLAP
8 1 (0.29%) OLTP
8 1 (0.29%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.29%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.29%) Redis
8 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.29%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 2 (0.58%) Git (software)
1 2 (0.58%) Jenkins
1 2 (0.58%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.29%) MSI
2 1 (0.29%) ReSharper
2 1 (0.29%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 50 (14.58%) Finance
2 20 (5.83%) Banking
3 11 (3.21%) Legal
4 7 (2.04%) Games
5 6 (1.75%) Law
5 6 (1.75%) Retail
6 5 (1.46%) Billing
6 5 (1.46%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.17%) Back Office
7 4 (1.17%) Local Government
8 3 (0.87%) Marketing
8 3 (0.87%) Publishing
9 2 (0.58%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.58%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.29%) Electronics
10 1 (0.29%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 47 (13.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 44 (12.83%) Consultant
3 41 (11.95%) Support Engineer
4 40 (11.66%) Analyst
4 40 (11.66%) Architect
5 34 (9.91%) Exchange Engineer
6 29 (8.45%) Messaging Engineer
7 26 (7.58%) Windows Engineer
8 20 (5.83%) Office 365 Consultant
8 20 (5.83%) Office 365 Engineer
8 20 (5.83%) Support Analyst
9 18 (5.25%) 3rd Line Support
10 16 (4.66%) Messaging Support
11 14 (4.08%) Exchange Consultant
11 14 (4.08%) Systems Engineer
12 13 (3.79%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 13 (3.79%) Active Directory Engineer
12 13 (3.79%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 13 (3.79%) Microsoft Consultant
13 12 (3.50%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.46%) SAML
2 4 (1.17%) WAP
3 3 (0.87%) CSS
3 3 (0.87%) HTML
3 3 (0.87%) Web Services
4 2 (0.58%) .NET
4 2 (0.58%) REST
5 1 (0.29%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.29%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.29%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (0.29%) CSS3
5 1 (0.29%) HTML5
5 1 (0.29%) Kendo UI
5 1 (0.29%) MDX
5 1 (0.29%) SailPoint
5 1 (0.29%) SignalR
5 1 (0.29%) XML
5 1 (0.29%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 40 (11.66%) Data Centre
2 30 (8.75%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (6.71%) Clustering
4 18 (5.25%) Replication
5 11 (3.21%) Blackberry
5 11 (3.21%) PKI
6 10 (2.92%) Client/Server
7 8 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (1.75%) RIA
9 5 (1.46%) Management Information System
10 4 (1.17%) Computer Science
10 4 (1.17%) Fat Client
10 4 (1.17%) iPad
10 4 (1.17%) Thin Client
11 3 (0.87%) HP Storage
11 3 (0.87%) VAX
11 3 (0.87%) Video Conferencing
11 3 (0.87%) Virtual Team
12 2 (0.58%) Driving Licence
12 2 (0.58%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 244 (71.14%) Windows
2 173 (50.44%) Windows Server
3 150 (43.73%) Windows Server 2012
4 140 (40.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 74 (21.57%) Windows 10
6 57 (16.62%) Windows Server 2003
7 45 (13.12%) Windows 7
8 26 (7.58%) Linux
9 18 (5.25%) Android
10 16 (4.66%) Unix
11 11 (3.21%) Windows 8
12 10 (2.92%) Apple iOS
13 9 (2.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 7 (2.04%) Windows XP
15 6 (1.75%) CentOS
16 3 (0.87%) Windows 2000 Server
17 2 (0.58%) Mac OS X
18 1 (0.29%) Windows 2000
18 1 (0.29%) Windows Mobile
18 1 (0.29%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (22.74%) Migration
2 61 (17.78%) ITIL
3 29 (8.45%) Disaster Recovery
4 26 (7.58%) Change Management
5 21 (6.12%) Capacity Planning
5 21 (6.12%) Mobile Device Management
6 20 (5.83%) Task Automation
7 18 (5.25%) Project Management
8 15 (4.37%) Content Management
8 15 (4.37%) Data Protection
8 15 (4.37%) Infrastructure Monitoring
8 15 (4.37%) ITIL V3
9 14 (4.08%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (4.08%) Virtual Environments
10 13 (3.79%) Identity Access Management
10 13 (3.79%) Server Building
11 12 (3.50%) ITSM
12 11 (3.21%) CRM
12 11 (3.21%) Cybersecurity
12 11 (3.21%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 116 (33.82%) PowerShell
2 61 (17.78%) SQL
3 14 (4.08%) VB
4 8 (2.33%) C
5 7 (2.04%) VBScript
6 6 (1.75%) PHP
7 4 (1.17%) C#
8 3 (0.87%) JavaScript
9 2 (0.58%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.58%) Python
9 2 (0.58%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.29%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 1 (0.29%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 88 (25.66%) Security Cleared
2 62 (18.08%) SC Cleared
3 51 (14.87%) Microsoft Certification
4 37 (10.79%) MCSE
5 23 (6.71%) MCP
6 17 (4.96%) DV Cleared
7 13 (3.79%) MCITP
8 12 (3.50%) Cisco Certification
9 11 (3.21%) CCNA
10 7 (2.04%) BPSS Clearance
10 7 (2.04%) Degree
10 7 (2.04%) MCSA
11 6 (1.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 5 (1.46%) CCNP
13 4 (1.17%) Computer Science Degree
13 4 (1.17%) DBS Check
13 4 (1.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 4 (1.17%) MCTS
14 3 (0.87%) ITIL Certification
14 3 (0.87%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.37%) SLA
2 5 (1.46%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.58%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 2 (0.58%) RMADS
5 1 (0.29%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.29%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 1 (0.29%) QA
5 1 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 243 (70.85%) Active Directory
2 65 (18.95%) Hyper-V
3 64 (18.66%) VMware Infrastructure
4 26 (7.58%) XenApp
5 15 (4.37%) Microsoft App-V
6 14 (4.08%) Virtual Machines
7 13 (3.79%) DFS Replication
8 10 (2.92%) vSphere
9 8 (2.33%) Virtual Servers
9 8 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
9 8 (2.33%) XenDesktop
10 7 (2.04%) VMware Workstation
11 6 (1.75%) Samba
11 6 (1.75%) Squid
11 6 (1.75%) Terminal Services
12 3 (0.87%) BitLocker
12 3 (0.87%) Forefront TMG
12 3 (0.87%) ISA Server
12 3 (0.87%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 3 (0.87%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 78 (22.74%) SCCM
2 31 (9.04%) SCOM
3 29 (8.45%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 17 (4.96%) AirWatch
5 16 (4.66%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 15 (4.37%) NetBackup
6 15 (4.37%) WSUS
7 14 (4.08%) Microsoft Clustering
8 12 (3.50%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 11 (3.21%) Norton AntiVirus
9 11 (3.21%) SCOrch
10 8 (2.33%) SCVMM
11 6 (1.75%) Microsoft Intune
11 6 (1.75%) Nagios
11 6 (1.75%) Webmin
11 6 (1.75%) Xymon
12 5 (1.46%) Failover Clustering
12 5 (1.46%) SCSM
13 4 (1.17%) EMC NetWorker
14 3 (0.87%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 179 (52.19%) Microsoft
2 113 (32.94%) VMware
3 75 (21.87%) Citrix
4 57 (16.62%) Cisco
5 47 (13.70%) Symantec
6 32 (9.33%) HP
7 26 (7.58%) NetApp
8 18 (5.25%) Dell
9 15 (4.37%) MobileIron
9 15 (4.37%) Red Hat
10 14 (4.08%) ServiceNow
11 12 (3.50%) Apple
12 11 (3.21%) Sophos
12 11 (3.21%) Veeam
13 10 (2.92%) McAfee
14 9 (2.62%) Splunk
14 9 (2.62%) Trustwave
15 8 (2.33%) EMC
16 7 (2.04%) F5
17 6 (1.75%) Avaya
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