Period
to 24 April 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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 654 543 494
Rank change year-on-year -111 -49 +21
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2013 228 304 428
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.23% 0.33% 0.40%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.37% 1.95% 2.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 203 279
UK median daily rate £350 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.45% -3.33%
10th Percentile £180 £207 £180
90th Percentile £523 £538 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £305 £350
% change year-on-year +6.56% -12.86% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 13
UK median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.03% -15.38% -29.09%
10th Percentile £14.05 £10.65 £11.25
90th Percentile £28.05 £30.55 £54.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £16.50 £20.25
% change year-on-year +12.12% -18.52% -26.36%

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 16,619 15,570 18,236
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.44% 17.07% 17.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,999 10,032 11,721
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £263 £255 £243
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £390 £390
% change year-on-year +5.84% -0.06% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 380 319 461
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.56% -7.14% +12.30%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £46.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% -5.00% +14.29%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 24 April 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 -133 198 £350 - 125
UK excluding London -57 141 £325 +6.56% 100
London -81 85 £365 -8.75% 32
South East -34 48 £399 +15.51% 25
Midlands -9 22 £375 +36.36% 16
North of England -38 19 £276 +0.45% 32
Scotland -14 15 £300 +105.13% 5
East Midlands +15 14 £375 +84.05% 8
North West -16 14 £265 -11.67% 24
South West -14 13 £550 +37.50% 9
East of England -3 12 £320 -5.19% 11
Wales -1 8 £325 - 2
West Midlands -13 8 £456 +14.06% 8
Northern Ireland - 5 - -
Yorkshire -16 4 £320 +16.36% 7
North East -4 1 £300 +9.09% 1

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 173 (75.88%) Windows
2 165 (72.37%) Active Directory
3 161 (70.61%) MS Exchange
4 129 (56.58%) Microsoft
5 116 (50.88%) Exchange Server 2010
6 115 (50.44%) Office 365
7 110 (48.25%) Windows Server
8 94 (41.23%) VMware
9 82 (35.96%) Windows Server 2008
10 77 (33.77%) Skype for Business
11 73 (32.02%) Windows Server 2012
12 65 (28.51%) Migration
12 65 (28.51%) DNS
13 63 (27.63%) Cisco
14 62 (27.19%) Skype
15 58 (25.44%) Hyper-V
15 58 (25.44%) PowerShell
15 58 (25.44%) DHCP
16 56 (24.56%) VMware Infrastructure
17 49 (21.49%) ITIL
18 47 (20.61%) Security Cleared
19 44 (19.30%) Windows 10
19 44 (19.30%) SQL Server
20 43 (18.86%) Firewall
21 41 (17.98%) SCCM
22 39 (17.11%) Microsoft Certification
23 38 (16.67%) TCP/IP
23 38 (16.67%) HP
24 36 (15.79%) SC Cleared
24 36 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure

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
1 161 (70.61%) MS Exchange
2 116 (50.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 77 (33.77%) Skype for Business
4 32 (14.04%) SharePoint
5 25 (10.96%) Exchange Server 2007
6 21 (9.21%) IIS
7 15 (6.58%) Exchange Server 2003
8 8 (3.51%) Office Communications Server
8 8 (3.51%) SharePoint 2010
9 7 (3.07%) Apache
10 6 (2.63%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.88%) IBM Domino
11 2 (0.88%) OpenStack
11 2 (0.88%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.88%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 28 (12.28%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.44%) AutoCAD
2 1 (0.44%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.44%) Revit
Business Applications
1 6 (2.63%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.88%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.44%) OPENHousing
Cloud Services
1 115 (50.44%) Office 365
2 36 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (5.70%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (3.95%) Azure Active Directory
5 5 (2.19%) Mimecast
6 3 (1.32%) IaaS
7 2 (0.88%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.88%) OneDrive
7 2 (0.88%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.44%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 1 (0.44%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 65 (28.51%) DNS
2 62 (27.19%) Skype
3 58 (25.44%) DHCP
4 43 (18.86%) Firewall
5 38 (16.67%) TCP/IP
6 33 (14.47%) SAN
7 24 (10.53%) VPN
8 23 (10.09%) LAN
8 23 (10.09%) WAN
9 16 (7.02%) VLAN
10 14 (6.14%) SMTP
10 14 (6.14%) Unified Communications
11 12 (5.26%) VoIP
12 11 (4.82%) Cisco IOS
13 10 (4.39%) iSCSI
13 10 (4.39%) SSL
14 8 (3.51%) BGP
14 8 (3.51%) OSPF
14 8 (3.51%) SNMP
14 8 (3.51%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (19.30%) SQL Server
2 14 (6.14%) SQL Server 2005
2 14 (6.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (4.82%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (3.51%) SQL Server 2014
5 4 (1.75%) SQL Server 2016
6 2 (0.88%) MySQL
7 1 (0.44%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (2.19%) JIRA
2 3 (1.32%) MSI
3 2 (0.88%) ClearCase
3 2 (0.88%) ClearQuest
3 2 (0.88%) InstallShield
3 2 (0.88%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.44%) Hudson
General
1 26 (11.40%) Finance
2 7 (3.07%) Back Office
2 7 (3.07%) Legal
2 7 (3.07%) Local Government
3 5 (2.19%) Marketing
3 5 (2.19%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.75%) Banking
5 3 (1.32%) Games
5 3 (1.32%) Law
5 3 (1.32%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.88%) Electronics
7 1 (0.44%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.44%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 48 (21.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 34 (14.91%) Support Engineer
3 31 (13.60%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 28 (12.28%) Exchange Engineer
5 25 (10.96%) Analyst
6 23 (10.09%) Consultant
7 17 (7.46%) Messaging Specialist
8 13 (5.70%) 3rd Line Support
8 13 (5.70%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 13 (5.70%) Administrator
8 13 (5.70%) Messaging Engineer
9 12 (5.26%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 11 (4.82%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
10 11 (4.82%) Desktop Support
11 10 (4.39%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 10 (4.39%) Exchange Consultant
12 9 (3.95%) 2nd Line Support
12 9 (3.95%) Messaging Consultant
12 9 (3.95%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
12 9 (3.95%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.07%) 802.1X
2 6 (2.63%) MAPI
2 6 (2.63%) WAP
3 4 (1.75%) X-Windows
4 3 (1.32%) Apache Axis
4 3 (1.32%) Web Services
5 2 (0.88%) WPF
6 1 (0.44%) ADSI
6 1 (0.44%) LAMP
6 1 (0.44%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 26 (11.40%) Data Centre
2 18 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (4.82%) Clustering
3 11 (4.82%) Management Information System
3 11 (4.82%) PKI
4 7 (3.07%) NHS
5 6 (2.63%) Blackberry
5 6 (2.63%) Virtual Team
6 5 (2.19%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.32%) CESG
7 3 (1.32%) Handset
8 2 (0.88%) Fat Client
8 2 (0.88%) Fintech
8 2 (0.88%) iPhone
8 2 (0.88%) Replication
8 2 (0.88%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.44%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.44%) HP StoreVirtual
9 1 (0.44%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.44%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 173 (75.88%) Windows
2 110 (48.25%) Windows Server
3 82 (35.96%) Windows Server 2008
4 73 (32.02%) Windows Server 2012
5 44 (19.30%) Windows 10
6 34 (14.91%) Windows 7
7 24 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
8 16 (7.02%) Windows 8
9 11 (4.82%) Linux
10 6 (2.63%) Apple iOS
11 5 (2.19%) Android
11 5 (2.19%) Mac OS
11 5 (2.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (2.19%) Windows Vista
12 3 (1.32%) Windows XP
13 2 (0.88%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.44%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.44%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (28.51%) Migration
2 49 (21.49%) ITIL
3 19 (8.33%) Change Management
4 17 (7.46%) Problem-Solving
5 13 (5.70%) High Availability
6 11 (4.82%) Collaborative Working
7 10 (4.39%) Disaster Recovery
7 10 (4.39%) Incident Management
7 10 (4.39%) Problem Management
7 10 (4.39%) Virtual Environments
8 9 (3.95%) ITIL V3
9 8 (3.51%) ITSM
9 8 (3.51%) Service Delivery
9 8 (3.51%) Service Management
10 7 (3.07%) Capacity Management
10 7 (3.07%) Kalman Filter
10 7 (3.07%) PRINCE2
11 6 (2.63%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (2.63%) Business Continuity
12 5 (2.19%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 58 (25.44%) PowerShell
2 29 (12.72%) SQL
3 6 (2.63%) VBA
4 4 (1.75%) VB
4 4 (1.75%) VBScript
5 2 (0.88%) C
5 2 (0.88%) C#
5 2 (0.88%) XAML
6 1 (0.44%) AWK
6 1 (0.44%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.44%) Java
6 1 (0.44%) LINC
6 1 (0.44%) Perl
6 1 (0.44%) Python
6 1 (0.44%) Ruby
6 1 (0.44%) sed
Qualifications
1 47 (20.61%) Security Cleared
2 39 (17.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 36 (15.79%) SC Cleared
4 23 (10.09%) Cisco Certification
4 23 (10.09%) MCSE
5 14 (6.14%) CCNA
6 13 (5.70%) MCP
7 12 (5.26%) Degree
8 11 (4.82%) DV Cleared
9 10 (4.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 9 (3.95%) CCIE
10 9 (3.95%) ITIL Certification
11 8 (3.51%) CCNP
12 7 (3.07%) MCITP
13 6 (2.63%) MCSA
14 5 (2.19%) Computer Science Degree
14 5 (2.19%) DBS Check
15 3 (1.32%) RHCE
16 2 (0.88%) HNC
16 2 (0.88%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (1.75%) SLA
2 1 (0.44%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.44%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 165 (72.37%) Active Directory
2 58 (25.44%) Hyper-V
3 56 (24.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 30 (13.16%) vSphere
5 21 (9.21%) XenApp
6 13 (5.70%) Virtual Machines
6 13 (5.70%) VMware ESXi
7 12 (5.26%) Microsoft App-V
8 10 (4.39%) NFS
9 9 (3.95%) DFS Replication
9 9 (3.95%) VMware Workstation
10 6 (2.63%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 5 (2.19%) XenServer
12 2 (0.88%) Docker
12 2 (0.88%) Virtual Desktop
12 2 (0.88%) Virtual Servers
12 2 (0.88%) XenDesktop
13 1 (0.44%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 41 (17.98%) SCCM
2 20 (8.77%) McAfee ePO
3 18 (7.89%) SCOM
3 18 (7.89%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 15 (6.58%) vCenter Server
5 12 (5.26%) WSUS
6 10 (4.39%) Microsoft Intune
7 8 (3.51%) Backup Exec
7 8 (3.51%) Microsoft Clustering
7 8 (3.51%) NetBackup
8 6 (2.63%) AirWatch
9 5 (2.19%) Norton AntiVirus
9 5 (2.19%) SmoothWall
9 5 (2.19%) vMotion
10 4 (1.75%) HP SIM
11 3 (1.32%) PowerCLI
11 3 (1.32%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 2 (0.88%) Ansible
12 2 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
12 2 (0.88%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 129 (56.58%) Microsoft
2 94 (41.23%) VMware
3 63 (27.63%) Cisco
4 38 (16.67%) HP
5 32 (14.04%) Citrix
6 27 (11.84%) NetApp
7 25 (10.96%) Symantec
8 22 (9.65%) McAfee
9 12 (5.26%) Avaya
10 11 (4.82%) Remedy
11 10 (4.39%) F5
11 10 (4.39%) ServiceNow
12 8 (3.51%) Clearswift
12 8 (3.51%) Huawei
12 8 (3.51%) Juniper
12 8 (3.51%) Veeam
13 7 (3.07%) Apple
14 6 (2.63%) Altiris
14 6 (2.63%) BMC
14 6 (2.63%) Dell