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 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
England / West Midlands
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 112 138 118
Rank change year-on-year +26 -20  
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2013 5 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.24% 0.067% 0.13%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.38% 0.40% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 3
Median daily rate £356 £333 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -1.48%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £327 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £391 £339 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £309 £330 £310
% change year-on-year -6.43% +6.45%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £11.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £32.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year +23.43% +50.58%  

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 362 504 430
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 17.71% 16.88% 18.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 321 240
Median daily rate £375 £396 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.30% +13.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 11 28
Median hourly rate £14.22 £12.00 £18.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.45% -33.84%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £10.85 £13.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.25 £24.00 £37.64
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.25 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +5.00% +19.04%  

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 Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 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
Birmingham - 3 £356 - 1
Warwickshire - 2 - - 3
Exchange Server 2013
England

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

1 8 (66.67%) Windows
1 8 (66.67%) MS Exchange
1 8 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 6 (50.00%) DNS
2 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared
3 5 (41.67%) Cisco
3 5 (41.67%) DHCP
4 4 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (33.33%) VMware
4 4 (33.33%) Skype for Business
4 4 (33.33%) Office 365
4 4 (33.33%) Windows 10
4 4 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (25.00%) High Availability
5 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (25.00%) Skype
5 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (25.00%) Migration
5 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
5 3 (25.00%) Firewall
5 3 (25.00%) WAN
6 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
6 2 (16.67%) LAN
6 2 (16.67%) SAN
6 2 (16.67%) DV Cleared
6 2 (16.67%) Clustering
6 2 (16.67%) VLAN

Exchange Server 2013
Co-occurring 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 8 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (33.33%) Skype for Business
3 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (8.33%) IIS
5 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
5 1 (8.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (33.33%) Office 365
2 1 (8.33%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) DNS
2 5 (41.67%) DHCP
3 3 (25.00%) Firewall
3 3 (25.00%) Skype
3 3 (25.00%) WAN
4 2 (16.67%) LAN
4 2 (16.67%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (16.67%) SAN
4 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 2 (16.67%) Unified Communications
4 2 (16.67%) VLAN
5 1 (8.33%) DMZ
5 1 (8.33%) MPLS
5 1 (8.33%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (8.33%) SSL
5 1 (8.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MSI
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (16.67%) Administrator
1 2 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (8.33%) Consultant
2 1 (8.33%) IT Administrator
2 1 (8.33%) Migration Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Senior Support Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Senior Technical Support
2 1 (8.33%) Senior Technical Support Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (8.33%) Storage Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (8.33%) Technical Architect
2 1 (8.33%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Technical Support
2 1 (8.33%) Technical Support Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Administrator
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Clustering
2 1 (8.33%) Client/Server
2 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (8.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (33.33%) Windows 10
2 4 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (8.33%) Linux
4 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (8.33%) Unix
4 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) High Availability
1 3 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (8.33%) Computer Security
2 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (8.33%) Identity Access Management
2 1 (8.33%) IT Strategy
2 1 (8.33%) ITIL
2 1 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
2 1 (8.33%) Security Patching
2 1 (8.33%) Server Building
2 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (8.33%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (8.33%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (16.67%) DV Cleared
4 1 (8.33%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (8.33%) Degree
System Software
1 8 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (16.67%) vSphere
4 1 (8.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (8.33%) DFS Replication
4 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
4 1 (8.33%) Terminal Services
4 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (8.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Backup Exec
1 1 (8.33%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (8.33%) SCCM
1 1 (8.33%) SCOM
1 1 (8.33%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (41.67%) Cisco
3 4 (33.33%) VMware
4 1 (8.33%) Citrix
4 1 (8.33%) Dell
4 1 (8.33%) EMC
4 1 (8.33%) NetApp
4 1 (8.33%) Red Hat
4 1 (8.33%) SolarWinds
4 1 (8.33%) Tandberg
4 1 (8.33%) Veeam