Period
to 23 May 2019

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 23 May 2019 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
23 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 647 672 529
Rank change year-on-year +25 -143 -44
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2013 185 219 312
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.20% 0.22% 0.35%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.29% 1.33% 2.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 152 214
UK median daily rate £375 £345 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.70% -1.43% -
10th Percentile £130 £163 £196
90th Percentile £538 £488 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £316 £305
% change year-on-year +10.67% +3.69% -12.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 10
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.89% +18.75% -28.89%
10th Percentile £13.93 £14.05 £10.48
90th Percentile £37.50 £78.00 £48.88
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year -10.26% +21.88% -55.56%

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 14,352 16,433 15,468
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.77% 16.30% 17.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,162 10,897 9,979
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £255
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +4.18% +3.13% +1.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 282 362 343
UK median hourly rate £18.60 £18.95 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.82% -0.29% -5.00%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.53 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.73 £47.83 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.75 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year -4.29% -2.78% -10.00%

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 23 May 2019.

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 23 May 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Exchange Server 2013 in the UK

Exchange Server 2013
Top 14 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 23 May 2019. 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 +22 171 £381 +8.93% 23
London +57 97 £400 +6.67% 7
UK excluding London -29 83 £350 +10.67% 16
South East +9 27 £400 - 5
South West -14 17 £350 +169.23% 2
North of England -2 15 £310 +20.39% 6
Yorkshire +20 12 £175 -45.31% 4
Midlands +9 10 £150 -43.40% 1
Wales +6 6 £375 +25.00%
East Midlands +14 5 £140 -47.17%
East of England +8 5 £393 +22.66% 2
West Midlands +2 5 £300 +21.83% 1
Scotland +5 4 £325 -5.11%
North West -2 3 £350 +40.00% 2

For the 6 months to 23 May 2019, 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.

1 150 (81.08%) Windows
2 144 (77.84%) Active Directory
3 139 (75.14%) MS Exchange
4 138 (74.59%) Microsoft
5 127 (68.65%) Office 365
6 99 (53.51%) Windows Server
7 94 (50.81%) Exchange Server 2010
8 92 (49.73%) VMware
9 85 (45.95%) Windows Server 2012
10 81 (43.78%) Microsoft Azure
11 71 (38.38%) PowerShell
12 68 (36.76%) Windows Server 2008
13 63 (34.05%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 54 (29.19%) Firewall
15 50 (27.03%) VMware Infrastructure
16 46 (24.86%) DNS
17 44 (23.78%) DHCP
17 44 (23.78%) Cisco
17 44 (23.78%) Skype for Business
18 43 (23.24%) Hyper-V
19 38 (20.54%) SCCM
19 38 (20.54%) Migration
20 37 (20.00%) ITIL
21 36 (19.46%) Citrix
22 35 (18.92%) SharePoint
23 32 (17.30%) Skype
24 31 (16.76%) Microsoft Office
24 31 (16.76%) SAN
25 30 (16.22%) Finance
26 27 (14.59%) Dell

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
1 139 (75.14%) MS Exchange
2 94 (50.81%) Exchange Server 2010
3 44 (23.78%) Skype for Business
4 35 (18.92%) SharePoint
5 18 (9.73%) IIS
6 7 (3.78%) Exchange Server 2007
6 7 (3.78%) SharePoint Server
7 5 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (2.16%) MS Project Server
9 3 (1.62%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (1.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.54%) GroupWise
11 1 (0.54%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 31 (16.76%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.16%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 127 (68.65%) Office 365
2 81 (43.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (11.35%) Azure Active Directory
4 17 (9.19%) IaaS
5 14 (7.57%) PaaS
6 8 (4.32%) Amazon AWS
7 7 (3.78%) Cloud Computing
7 7 (3.78%) OneDrive
8 6 (3.24%) Mimecast
9 5 (2.70%) SaaS
10 2 (1.08%) Yammer
11 1 (0.54%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
11 1 (0.54%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 54 (29.19%) Firewall
2 46 (24.86%) DNS
3 44 (23.78%) DHCP
4 32 (17.30%) Skype
5 31 (16.76%) SAN
6 18 (9.73%) iSCSI
7 16 (8.65%) SMTP
8 14 (7.57%) WAN
9 13 (7.03%) TCP/IP
10 12 (6.49%) Cisco ASA
10 12 (6.49%) Fibre Channel
11 10 (5.41%) LAN
11 10 (5.41%) VPN
12 9 (4.86%) NAS
13 8 (4.32%) NetScaler
13 8 (4.32%) Network Security
13 8 (4.32%) Wireless
14 7 (3.78%) Cisco Nexus
14 7 (3.78%) DKIM
14 7 (3.78%) DMARC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (14.59%) SQL Server
2 15 (8.11%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (4.86%) Big Data
4 5 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (2.16%) SQL Server 2016
6 3 (1.62%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 9 (4.86%) MSI
1 9 (4.86%) WiX
2 2 (1.08%) WinDbg
3 1 (0.54%) JIRA
General
1 30 (16.22%) Finance
2 8 (4.32%) Law
3 7 (3.78%) Banking
4 6 (3.24%) Legal
5 5 (2.70%) Advertising
6 4 (2.16%) Retail
7 3 (1.62%) Games
8 1 (0.54%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.54%) German Language
8 1 (0.54%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.54%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.54%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 57 (30.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 32 (17.30%) Analyst
3 17 (9.19%) Support Engineer
4 15 (8.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 15 (8.11%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 14 (7.57%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 14 (7.57%) Messaging Engineer
6 11 (5.95%) Office 365 Engineer
6 11 (5.95%) Windows Engineer
7 10 (5.41%) Consultant
8 9 (4.86%) 3rd Line Support
9 8 (4.32%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
9 8 (4.32%) Exchange Engineer
9 8 (4.32%) Messaging Analyst
9 8 (4.32%) Support Analyst
9 8 (4.32%) Technical Support
10 7 (3.78%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 7 (3.78%) Active Directory Engineer
10 7 (3.78%) IT Engineer
10 7 (3.78%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.41%) LDAP
2 9 (4.86%) .NET
2 9 (4.86%) Software Packaging
3 7 (3.78%) REST
3 7 (3.78%) SOAP
3 7 (3.78%) YAML
4 3 (1.62%) 802.1X
5 1 (0.54%) COM
5 1 (0.54%) JSON
5 1 (0.54%) SAP Fiori
Miscellaneous
1 20 (10.81%) Clustering
2 12 (6.49%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (6.49%) Blackberry
3 11 (5.95%) Data Centre
4 9 (4.86%) PKI
5 7 (3.78%) Cyberthreat
5 7 (3.78%) Mobile App
6 6 (3.24%) Self-Motivation
7 5 (2.70%) Algorithms
8 4 (2.16%) EMC VNX
8 4 (2.16%) HP StoreVirtual
8 4 (2.16%) User Experience
9 3 (1.62%) Hedge funds
9 3 (1.62%) Replication
10 2 (1.08%) Handset
11 1 (0.54%) AS400
11 1 (0.54%) iPhone
11 1 (0.54%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.54%) Video Conferencing
11 1 (0.54%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 150 (81.08%) Windows
2 99 (53.51%) Windows Server
3 85 (45.95%) Windows Server 2012
4 68 (36.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 26 (14.05%) Windows 10
6 22 (11.89%) Windows 7
7 12 (6.49%) Android
8 10 (5.41%) Linux
9 9 (4.86%) Apple iOS
9 9 (4.86%) Windows 8
9 9 (4.86%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (2.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (1.62%) Data ONTAP
11 3 (1.62%) Mac OS X
11 3 (1.62%) VMS
12 1 (0.54%) CentOS
12 1 (0.54%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.54%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (34.05%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 38 (20.54%) Migration
3 37 (20.00%) ITIL
4 18 (9.73%) Load Balancing
5 15 (8.11%) Data Protection
6 14 (7.57%) Service Management
7 13 (7.03%) Network Management
8 12 (6.49%) Problem-Solving
8 12 (6.49%) Root Cause Analysis
9 11 (5.95%) Change Management
9 11 (5.95%) DevOps
9 11 (5.95%) Incident Management
9 11 (5.95%) Infrastructure Management
9 11 (5.95%) Mobile Device Management
10 10 (5.41%) Service Delivery
11 9 (4.86%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (4.86%) Continuous Improvement
11 9 (4.86%) Identity Access Management
11 9 (4.86%) Release Management
11 9 (4.86%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 71 (38.38%) PowerShell
2 26 (14.05%) SQL
3 9 (4.86%) Java
3 9 (4.86%) Python
3 9 (4.86%) VB
4 7 (3.78%) Perl
5 2 (1.08%) Bash Shell
5 2 (1.08%) C
5 2 (1.08%) C++
5 2 (1.08%) Go
5 2 (1.08%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 18 (9.73%) Security Cleared
2 16 (8.65%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (5.41%) MCSE
4 9 (4.86%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (4.86%) ITIL Certification
5 8 (4.32%) CCNP
5 8 (4.32%) MCP
5 8 (4.32%) MCSA
6 7 (3.78%) CCNA
6 7 (3.78%) SC Cleared
7 6 (3.24%) DV Cleared
8 5 (2.70%) MCITP
9 3 (1.62%) Degree
10 2 (1.08%) CCSP
10 2 (1.08%) CCVP
10 2 (1.08%) DBS Check
10 2 (1.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (1.08%) MCTS
10 2 (1.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.54%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.70%) SLA
2 3 (1.62%) GDPR
2 3 (1.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.62%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.54%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (0.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 144 (77.84%) Active Directory
2 50 (27.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (23.24%) Hyper-V
4 21 (11.35%) XenApp
5 18 (9.73%) VMware ESXi
6 17 (9.19%) Virtual Machines
7 12 (6.49%) vSphere
8 11 (5.95%) Virtual Servers
9 7 (3.78%) XenDesktop
10 4 (2.16%) VMware Workstation
11 3 (1.62%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
11 3 (1.62%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 3 (1.62%) NFS
12 2 (1.08%) Docker
12 2 (1.08%) ISA Server
12 2 (1.08%) Microsoft App-V
12 2 (1.08%) ProxySG
13 1 (0.54%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 38 (20.54%) SCCM
2 24 (12.97%) SCOM
3 20 (10.81%) Microsoft Intune
4 16 (8.65%) Microsoft Clustering
5 14 (7.57%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 13 (7.03%) Backup Exec
7 11 (5.95%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 11 (5.95%) SCOrch
8 10 (5.41%) AirWatch
9 9 (4.86%) QRadar
9 9 (4.86%) vMotion
10 7 (3.78%) Ansible
11 5 (2.70%) McAfee ePO
12 4 (2.16%) Single Sign-On
12 4 (2.16%) vCenter Server
12 4 (2.16%) WSUS
13 3 (1.62%) EMC NetWorker
13 3 (1.62%) Failover Clustering
14 2 (1.08%) Mesos
14 2 (1.08%) Terraform
Vendors
1 138 (74.59%) Microsoft
2 92 (49.73%) VMware
3 44 (23.78%) Cisco
4 36 (19.46%) Citrix
5 27 (14.59%) Dell
6 23 (12.43%) NetApp
6 23 (12.43%) Symantec
7 20 (10.81%) HP
8 15 (8.11%) F5
9 14 (7.57%) EMC
10 12 (6.49%) CheckPoint
11 11 (5.95%) McAfee
12 8 (4.32%) Clearswift
12 8 (4.32%) MobileIron
12 8 (4.32%) Veritas
13 6 (3.24%) Fortinet
13 6 (3.24%) IronPort
13 6 (3.24%) ServiceNow
14 5 (2.70%) Blue Coat
14 5 (2.70%) Ivanti