The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Exchange Server 2013
England / West Midlands
Rank 111 115 115
Rank change year-on-year +4 0  
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2013 7 16 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.31% 0.59% 0.31%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.31% 3.14% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 13 4
Median daily rate £600 £400 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +50.00% +21.21%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £268 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £680 £500 £368
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £375
% change year-on-year -7.14% -6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £14.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year -5.55% -18.18%  

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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 303 509 497
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 13.39% 18.89% 19.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 260 268
Median daily rate £400 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £285 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 12 24
Median hourly rate £20.75 £15.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.33% +3.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £18.20 £27.21
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.14
% change year-on-year -5.55% +11.52%  

Exchange Server 2013
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 West Midlands

Exchange Server 2013
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2013 in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for Exchange Server 2013 in the West Midlands

Exchange Server 2013
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Exchange Server 2013 in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Exchange Server 2013 in the West Midlands

Exchange Server 2013
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Exchange Server 2013 in the West Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Exchange Server 2013 in the West Midlands

Exchange Server 2013
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 March 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
Herefordshire - 3 £650 -
Shropshire +32 2 £325 +49.42%
Coventry +2 1 £450 -
Birmingham -4 1 - - 1
Exchange Server 2013
England

Exchange Server 2013
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Exchange Server 2013.

1 12 (80.00%) MS Exchange
1 12 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 11 (73.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 8 (53.33%) Windows
5 7 (46.67%) VMware
5 7 (46.67%) Office 365
6 5 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (33.33%) Security Cleared
6 5 (33.33%) XenApp
6 5 (33.33%) Citrix
7 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
7 4 (26.67%) SQL
7 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
7 4 (26.67%) Veeam
7 4 (26.67%) Skype for Business
7 4 (26.67%) VMware ESX
7 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (20.00%) Data Centre
8 3 (20.00%) Windows 10
8 3 (20.00%) Skype
8 3 (20.00%) Windows Server
8 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
8 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (20.00%) Windows 7
8 3 (20.00%) Cisco

Exchange Server 2013
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 12 (80.00%) MS Exchange
2 11 (73.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (26.67%) Skype for Business
5 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
7 1 (6.67%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (46.67%) Office 365
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (6.67%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) DNS
1 3 (20.00%) Skype
2 2 (13.33%) DHCP
2 2 (13.33%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (13.33%) Unified Communications
3 1 (6.67%) Firewall
3 1 (6.67%) Internet
3 1 (6.67%) MPLS
3 1 (6.67%) SSL
3 1 (6.67%) VLAN
3 1 (6.67%) VPN
3 1 (6.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (6.67%) Amazon RDS
General
1 1 (6.67%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Wintel Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Architect
2 2 (13.33%) Project Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Active Directory Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Active Directory Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (6.67%) IT Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) IT Manager
3 1 (6.67%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Lync Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Migration Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Migration Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Service Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.67%) Client/Server
2 1 (6.67%) Clustering
2 1 (6.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) Windows
2 3 (20.00%) Windows 10
2 3 (20.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (20.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (6.67%) Android
4 1 (6.67%) Linux
4 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (6.67%) Unix
4 1 (6.67%) Windows 2000
4 1 (6.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) Migration
2 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
3 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (6.67%) High Availability
3 1 (6.67%) Identity Access Management
3 1 (6.67%) Identity Management
3 1 (6.67%) ITIL
3 1 (6.67%) Load Balancing
3 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
3 1 (6.67%) Project Governance
3 1 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (6.67%) Server Building
3 1 (6.67%) Service Management
3 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (13.33%) DV Cleared
4 1 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (33.33%) XenApp
3 4 (26.67%) VMware ESX
4 3 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (13.33%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (6.67%) DFS Replication
6 1 (6.67%) Terminal Services
6 1 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 7 (46.67%) VMware
3 5 (33.33%) Citrix
4 4 (26.67%) Veeam
5 3 (20.00%) Cisco
6 1 (6.67%) Apple
6 1 (6.67%) Capita
6 1 (6.67%) Red Hat
6 1 (6.67%) Tandberg