The table below looks at the statistics for MS Exchange skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Exchange over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Exchange Server
London / City of London
Rank 127 106 99
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -7
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 30 38 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.03% 1.24% 1.95%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.47% 8.26% 11.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 27 70
Median daily rate £345 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £187 £171 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £440 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £295 £275 £290
% change year-on-year
+7.27% -5.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 12
Median hourly rate £16.15 £19.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.17% +34.48%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -3.03%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Application Platforms Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
548 460 831
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 18.75% 15.02% 16.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 441 335 608
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.28% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 18
Median hourly rate £16.15 £19.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.17% +34.48%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

MS Exchange
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing MS Exchange as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Application Platforms category.

MS Exchange Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

MS Exchange
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS Exchange across the City of London region.

MS Exchange Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

MS Exchange
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Exchange across the City of London region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017.

MS Exchange Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

MS Exchange
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Exchange across the City of London region.

MS Exchange Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing MS Exchange 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 City of London region with a requirement for MS Exchange.

1 51 (78.46%) Active Directory
2 45 (69.23%) Microsoft
2 45 (69.23%) Windows
3 27 (41.54%) Exchange Server 2010
4 22 (33.85%) Windows Server
5 20 (30.77%) Finance
6 19 (29.23%) Office 365
7 18 (27.69%) ITIL
7 18 (27.69%) MS Office
8 16 (24.62%) Windows Server 2008
9 15 (23.08%) DNS
9 15 (23.08%) VMware
10 14 (21.54%) PowerShell
10 14 (21.54%) Skype for Business
11 13 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
11 13 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
12 12 (18.46%) Citrix
12 12 (18.46%) Cisco
13 11 (16.92%) Symantec
14 10 (15.38%) Migration
14 10 (15.38%) SCCM
14 10 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
14 10 (15.38%) Skype
14 10 (15.38%) Windows 7
15 9 (13.85%) Windows Server 2012
16 8 (12.31%) Firewall
16 8 (12.31%) Legal
16 8 (12.31%) SAN
16 8 (12.31%) IIS
17 7 (10.77%) SQL Server

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 27 (41.54%) Exchange Server 2010
2 14 (21.54%) Skype for Business
3 13 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 13 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (12.31%) IIS
5 6 (9.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (6.15%) SharePoint
7 3 (4.62%) Apache
8 2 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (1.54%) IBM Notes
9 1 (1.54%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 18 (27.69%) MS Office
2 7 (10.77%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.54%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.08%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (3.08%) Relativity
1 2 (3.08%) Ringtail
1 2 (3.08%) Veritas eDiscovery
Cloud Services
1 19 (29.23%) Office 365
2 5 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (4.62%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (3.08%) Mimecast
5 1 (1.54%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 15 (23.08%) DNS
2 10 (15.38%) Skype
3 8 (12.31%) Firewall
3 8 (12.31%) SAN
4 7 (10.77%) DHCP
5 5 (7.69%) ISDN
5 5 (7.69%) Unified Communications
6 4 (6.15%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (4.62%) SSL
7 3 (4.62%) TCP/IP
8 2 (3.08%) Internet
8 2 (3.08%) Intranet
8 2 (3.08%) iSCSI
8 2 (3.08%) LAN
8 2 (3.08%) NAS
8 2 (3.08%) NetScaler
8 2 (3.08%) WAN
9 1 (1.54%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (1.54%) Network Security
9 1 (1.54%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.77%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.08%) EDRMS
2 2 (3.08%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (3.08%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (3.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (3.08%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.54%) JIRA
General
1 20 (30.77%) Finance
2 8 (12.31%) Legal
3 7 (10.77%) Retail
4 6 (9.23%) Banking
4 6 (9.23%) Financial Institution
5 3 (4.62%) Law
6 2 (3.08%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.54%) Back Office
7 1 (1.54%) Games
7 1 (1.54%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.54%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 13 (20.00%) Analyst
2 10 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 9 (13.85%) 2nd Line Support
4 7 (10.77%) Support Analyst
4 7 (10.77%) Support Engineer
5 6 (9.23%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 6 (9.23%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 6 (9.23%) Administrator
5 6 (9.23%) Windows Engineer
6 5 (7.69%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
6 5 (7.69%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
6 5 (7.69%) Desktop Support
6 5 (7.69%) Lync Engineer
6 5 (7.69%) Service Analyst
6 5 (7.69%) Service Desk Analyst
6 5 (7.69%) Unified Communications Engineer
7 4 (6.15%) 3rd Line Support
7 4 (6.15%) Desktop Engineer
7 4 (6.15%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 4 (6.15%) Migration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.62%) Middleware
2 2 (3.08%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.23%) Blackberry
1 6 (9.23%) Computer Science
2 5 (7.69%) Video Conferencing
2 5 (7.69%) Virtual Team
3 4 (6.15%) Clustering
3 4 (6.15%) Data Centre
4 3 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.62%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (4.62%) Equities
4 3 (4.62%) Fixed Income
4 3 (4.62%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.08%) Fat Client
5 2 (3.08%) Mobile App
5 2 (3.08%) Replication
5 2 (3.08%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.54%) iPhone
6 1 (1.54%) PKI
6 1 (1.54%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.54%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.54%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 45 (69.23%) Windows
2 22 (33.85%) Windows Server
3 16 (24.62%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (15.38%) Windows 7
5 9 (13.85%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (7.69%) Linux
6 5 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (6.15%) Mac OS
7 4 (6.15%) Unix
8 3 (4.62%) Android
8 3 (4.62%) CentOS
8 3 (4.62%) Mac OS X
9 2 (3.08%) Windows 10
9 2 (3.08%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.54%) Data ONTAP
10 1 (1.54%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (27.69%) ITIL
2 10 (15.38%) Migration
3 6 (9.23%) Mentoring
4 3 (4.62%) Asset Management
4 3 (4.62%) Data Centre Operations
4 3 (4.62%) Document Management
4 3 (4.62%) E-Discovery
4 3 (4.62%) Electronic Discovery Reference Model
4 3 (4.62%) Service Delivery
4 3 (4.62%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (3.08%) CRM
5 2 (3.08%) Data Management
5 2 (3.08%) Digital Forensics
5 2 (3.08%) Network Management
5 2 (3.08%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (3.08%) PRINCE2
5 2 (3.08%) Service Management
6 1 (1.54%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (1.54%) ITIL V3
6 1 (1.54%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (21.54%) PowerShell
2 4 (6.15%) SQL
3 2 (3.08%) Perl
3 2 (3.08%) Python
3 2 (3.08%) VBA
4 1 (1.54%) C#
4 1 (1.54%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (9.23%) Degree
2 4 (6.15%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (4.62%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (4.62%) MCSE
4 1 (1.54%) CCNA
4 1 (1.54%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.54%) MCSA
4 1 (1.54%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.54%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.69%) PCI DSS
2 3 (4.62%) SLA
3 2 (3.08%) GPG for Computer-Based Electronic Evidence
4 1 (1.54%) Government Security Classifications
4 1 (1.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 51 (78.46%) Active Directory
2 10 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (7.69%) XenApp
4 3 (4.62%) DFS Replication
4 3 (4.62%) Hyper-V
5 2 (3.08%) Terminal Services
5 2 (3.08%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (3.08%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (3.08%) vSphere
6 1 (1.54%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (1.54%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 10 (15.38%) SCCM
2 5 (7.69%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 4 (6.15%) Microsoft Clustering
4 3 (4.62%) HP Data Protector
5 2 (3.08%) Backup Exec
5 2 (3.08%) EnCase
5 2 (3.08%) SCOM
5 2 (3.08%) SCOrch
5 2 (3.08%) SCVMM
6 1 (1.54%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (1.54%) MIMEsweeper
6 1 (1.54%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.54%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (1.54%) SnapVault
6 1 (1.54%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 45 (69.23%) Microsoft
2 15 (23.08%) VMware
3 12 (18.46%) Cisco
3 12 (18.46%) Citrix
4 11 (16.92%) Symantec
5 7 (10.77%) HP
6 5 (7.69%) NetApp
6 5 (7.69%) Polycom
6 5 (7.69%) Sonus
7 4 (6.15%) Apple
8 3 (4.62%) Barracuda Networks
8 3 (4.62%) Dell
9 2 (3.08%) Dell Compellent
9 2 (3.08%) Nuix
9 2 (3.08%) Remedy
10 1 (1.54%) Bloomberg
10 1 (1.54%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.54%) EMC
10 1 (1.54%) Intel Security
10 1 (1.54%) Novell
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