Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 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
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 568 523 489
Rank change year-on-year -45 -34 +38
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2013 321 406 466
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.31% 0.38% 0.41%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.88% 2.07% 2.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 243 307
UK median daily rate £334 £330 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.14% -5.04% -17.26%
10th Percentile £155 £205 £181
90th Percentile £509 £488 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 28 10
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £26.75 £18.36
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.89% +45.74% -18.42%
10th Percentile £12.00 £15.59 £14.35
90th Percentile £48.75 £46.13 £28.88
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.25 £25.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year +26.47% +64.52% -31.11%

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 17096 19657 20307
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.63% 18.55% 17.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 11208 12754 12776
UK median daily rate £450 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £227
90th Percentile £606 £588 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 438 495 613
UK median hourly rate £20.22 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.09% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £11.00 £12.20 £11.05
90th Percentile £47.83 £48.75 £42.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.73 £19.19
% change year-on-year -3.52% +8.05% +9.63%

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 17 November 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 6 months to 17 November 2017.

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 17 November 2017. 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 -46 292 £334 +1.14% 61
UK excluding London -20 205 £325 - 44
London -31 105 £388 +10.71% 19
North of England +22 74 £325 +4.00% 14
South East -3 58 £328 -6.43% 12
North West +51 44 £300 - 13
South West +4 26 £500 +42.86% 6
North East +19 23 £363 +13.28%
Midlands +25 20 £313 -6.02% 7
Scotland -31 14 £253 -21.09%
West Midlands +24 13 £314 +2.03% 6
East of England -19 10 £313 +9.65% 3
Yorkshire +11 7 £275 -8.33% 1
East Midlands -2 7 £300 -22.58% 1
Wales +7 2 - - 2
Northern Ireland - 2 - -

For the 6 months to 17 November 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.

1 249 (77.57%) MS Exchange
2 225 (70.09%) Active Directory
3 224 (69.78%) Windows
4 194 (60.44%) Office 365
5 181 (56.39%) Exchange Server 2010
6 173 (53.89%) Microsoft
7 141 (43.93%) Windows Server
8 115 (35.83%) Migration
9 112 (34.89%) Windows Server 2012
10 106 (33.02%) Skype for Business
11 105 (32.71%) VMware
12 92 (28.66%) Microsoft Azure
13 89 (27.73%) PowerShell
14 79 (24.61%) Skype
15 76 (23.68%) Windows Server 2008
16 66 (20.56%) DNS
17 64 (19.94%) Security Cleared
17 64 (19.94%) Hyper-V
18 63 (19.63%) SharePoint
19 60 (18.69%) VMware Infrastructure
20 59 (18.38%) DHCP
20 59 (18.38%) Citrix
21 57 (17.76%) Cisco
21 57 (17.76%) Windows 10
22 55 (17.13%) SCCM
22 55 (17.13%) Microsoft Certification
23 52 (16.20%) Exchange Server 2007
24 51 (15.89%) SQL Server
25 47 (14.64%) SAN
26 46 (14.33%) ITIL

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
1 249 (77.57%) MS Exchange
2 181 (56.39%) Exchange Server 2010
3 106 (33.02%) Skype for Business
4 63 (19.63%) SharePoint
5 52 (16.20%) Exchange Server 2007
6 22 (6.85%) SharePoint 2013
7 18 (5.61%) SharePoint 2010
8 16 (4.98%) IIS
9 9 (2.80%) Exchange Server 2003
10 8 (2.49%) OpenStack
11 6 (1.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 4 (1.25%) SharePoint Server
13 3 (0.93%) Office Communications Server
14 2 (0.62%) IBM Notes
14 2 (0.62%) WordPress
15 1 (0.31%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 29 (9.03%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (2.18%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.62%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.31%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.31%) Revit
4 1 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (1.56%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.25%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 194 (60.44%) Office 365
2 92 (28.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 36 (11.21%) Azure Active Directory
4 13 (4.05%) OneDrive
5 11 (3.43%) Amazon AWS
6 9 (2.80%) IaaS
7 3 (0.93%) Mimecast
8 2 (0.62%) G Suite
9 1 (0.31%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 1 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.31%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.31%) PaaS
9 1 (0.31%) SaaS
9 1 (0.31%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 79 (24.61%) Skype
2 66 (20.56%) DNS
3 59 (18.38%) DHCP
4 47 (14.64%) SAN
5 33 (10.28%) Firewall
6 22 (6.85%) VoIP
7 20 (6.23%) LAN
8 18 (5.61%) TCP/IP
9 15 (4.67%) Unified Communications
9 15 (4.67%) WAN
10 14 (4.36%) Cisco IOS
10 14 (4.36%) VLAN
10 14 (4.36%) VPN
10 14 (4.36%) Wireless
11 12 (3.74%) Internet
12 8 (2.49%) IP Telephony
13 7 (2.18%) NetScaler
14 6 (1.87%) Cisco ASA
14 6 (1.87%) NAS
14 6 (1.87%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (15.89%) SQL Server
2 24 (7.48%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (6.23%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (2.18%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (1.87%) MySQL
6 5 (1.56%) SQL Server 2014
7 4 (1.25%) EDRMS
8 2 (0.62%) SQL Server 2016
9 1 (0.31%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
9 1 (0.31%) OLAP
9 1 (0.31%) OLTP
9 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.31%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 10 (3.12%) Team Foundation Server
1 10 (3.12%) Visual Studio
2 3 (0.93%) MSI
General
1 41 (12.77%) Finance
2 23 (7.17%) Banking
3 8 (2.49%) Legal
4 4 (1.25%) Telecoms
5 3 (0.93%) Back Office
5 3 (0.93%) Retail
6 2 (0.62%) Local Government
6 2 (0.62%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.31%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.31%) Automotive
7 1 (0.31%) Electronics
7 1 (0.31%) Law
7 1 (0.31%) Marketing
7 1 (0.31%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 57 (17.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 41 (12.77%) Exchange Engineer
3 37 (11.53%) Analyst
4 36 (11.21%) Consultant
5 26 (8.10%) Windows Engineer
6 24 (7.48%) Office 365 Engineer
7 22 (6.85%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 22 (6.85%) Architect
7 22 (6.85%) Support Engineer
8 20 (6.23%) Administrator
8 20 (6.23%) Messaging Engineer
9 18 (5.61%) Systems Engineer
10 16 (4.98%) Messaging Specialist
11 15 (4.67%) Office 365 Consultant
12 13 (4.05%) Systems Administrator
13 12 (3.74%) 3rd Line Support
13 12 (3.74%) IT Support
13 12 (3.74%) Migration Engineer
13 12 (3.74%) Server Engineer
13 12 (3.74%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.49%) .NET
1 8 (2.49%) XML
2 7 (2.18%) WAP
3 5 (1.56%) 802.1X
4 2 (0.62%) Velocity
5 1 (0.31%) MDX
5 1 (0.31%) Middleware
5 1 (0.31%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 29 (9.03%) Data Centre
2 26 (8.10%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (7.48%) Management Information System
4 12 (3.74%) Clustering
5 11 (3.43%) PKI
6 9 (2.80%) Fat Client
6 9 (2.80%) Thin Client
7 8 (2.49%) Blackberry
8 7 (2.18%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (2.18%) HP Storage
8 7 (2.18%) Replication
9 6 (1.87%) EMC VNX
10 4 (1.25%) Private Cloud
10 4 (1.25%) RIA
10 4 (1.25%) Video Conferencing
10 4 (1.25%) Virtual Team
11 3 (0.93%) BYOD
11 3 (0.93%) Fintech
11 3 (0.93%) VAX
12 2 (0.62%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 224 (69.78%) Windows
2 141 (43.93%) Windows Server
3 112 (34.89%) Windows Server 2012
4 76 (23.68%) Windows Server 2008
5 57 (17.76%) Windows 10
6 27 (8.41%) Windows 7
7 19 (5.92%) Windows Server 2003
8 13 (4.05%) Linux
9 10 (3.12%) Android
10 6 (1.87%) Windows 8
11 5 (1.56%) Apple iOS
12 4 (1.25%) CentOS
12 4 (1.25%) Mac OS X
12 4 (1.25%) Unix
12 4 (1.25%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.31%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (35.83%) Migration
2 46 (14.33%) ITIL
3 23 (7.17%) Change Management
4 16 (4.98%) Incident Management
4 16 (4.98%) Mobile Device Management
5 15 (4.67%) Task Automation
6 14 (4.36%) Root Cause Analysis
7 13 (4.05%) Problem Management
8 12 (3.74%) Cybersecurity
8 12 (3.74%) Kalman Filter
9 11 (3.43%) Disaster Recovery
9 11 (3.43%) ITSM
9 11 (3.43%) Virtual Environments
10 10 (3.12%) Capacity Management
10 10 (3.12%) ITIL V3
10 10 (3.12%) Load Balancing
10 10 (3.12%) Project Management
11 9 (2.80%) Identity Access Management
11 9 (2.80%) Service Delivery
12 8 (2.49%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 89 (27.73%) PowerShell
2 30 (9.35%) SQL
3 8 (2.49%) C#
3 8 (2.49%) JavaScript
4 7 (2.18%) VB
5 4 (1.25%) PHP
6 3 (0.93%) C
6 3 (0.93%) VBScript
7 1 (0.31%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 1 (0.31%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 64 (19.94%) Security Cleared
2 55 (17.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 43 (13.40%) MCSE
3 43 (13.40%) SC Cleared
4 18 (5.61%) MCP
5 15 (4.67%) DV Cleared
5 15 (4.67%) MCSA
6 14 (4.36%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (2.80%) CCIE
8 5 (1.56%) CCNA
8 5 (1.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 5 (1.56%) MCITP
8 5 (1.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (1.25%) BPSS Clearance
10 3 (0.93%) CCSA
10 3 (0.93%) Degree
10 3 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.62%) CCDP
11 2 (0.62%) CCNP
11 2 (0.62%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.18%) SLA
2 5 (1.56%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.62%) RMADS
4 1 (0.31%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.31%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 1 (0.31%) GDPR
4 1 (0.31%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 225 (70.09%) Active Directory
2 64 (19.94%) Hyper-V
3 60 (18.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 26 (8.10%) vSphere
5 23 (7.17%) XenApp
6 14 (4.36%) DFS Replication
7 12 (3.74%) Microsoft App-V
8 11 (3.43%) Virtual Machines
9 8 (2.49%) Brightmail
9 8 (2.49%) Virtual Servers
9 8 (2.49%) XenServer
10 6 (1.87%) BitLocker
11 5 (1.56%) VMware Workstation
12 4 (1.25%) NFS
12 4 (1.25%) Samba
12 4 (1.25%) Squid
12 4 (1.25%) VMware ESXi
13 2 (0.62%) Terminal Services
13 2 (0.62%) VMware Server
14 1 (0.31%) UAG
Systems Management
1 55 (17.13%) SCCM
2 22 (6.85%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 18 (5.61%) Microsoft Intune
4 12 (3.74%) WSUS
5 9 (2.80%) SCOM
6 7 (2.18%) AirWatch
6 7 (2.18%) Microsoft Clustering
7 6 (1.87%) McAfee ePO
7 6 (1.87%) NetBackup
7 6 (1.87%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 6 (1.87%) vCenter Server
8 5 (1.56%) Backup Exec
8 5 (1.56%) Nagios
8 5 (1.56%) Norton AntiVirus
9 4 (1.25%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 4 (1.25%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 4 (1.25%) Webmin
9 4 (1.25%) Xymon
10 3 (0.93%) Failover Clustering
11 2 (0.62%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 173 (53.89%) Microsoft
2 105 (32.71%) VMware
3 59 (18.38%) Citrix
4 57 (17.76%) Cisco
5 32 (9.97%) NetApp
6 31 (9.66%) Symantec
7 30 (9.35%) HP
8 17 (5.30%) Dell
9 13 (4.05%) IronPort
10 10 (3.12%) Avaya
11 9 (2.80%) McAfee
11 9 (2.80%) MobileIron
11 9 (2.80%) Veeam
12 8 (2.49%) EMC
13 7 (2.18%) Apple
13 7 (2.18%) Forcepoint
14 6 (1.87%) Altiris
15 5 (1.56%) F5
15 5 (1.56%) Remedy
15 5 (1.56%) Veritas