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 25 May 2016 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 107 90 89
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -1
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 47 122 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.42% 2.25% 2.24%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.39% 12.59% 13.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 84 93
Median daily rate £425 £335 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.86% +11.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £210 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £493 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £305 £275 £271
% change year-on-year
+10.90% +1.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 18 9
Median hourly rate £19.00 £16.75 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.43% -23.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.70 £17.26
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.60 £25.00 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.75 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-15.71% +9.37%
MS Exchange
London

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
636 969 1029
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 19.20% 17.86% 17.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 496 737 736
Median daily rate £438 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.72% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 30 12
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -22.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £17.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £30.40 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.19 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.91% +15.34%

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 25 May 2016.

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 25 May 2016, 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 56 (70.89%) Windows
2 55 (69.62%) Microsoft
2 55 (69.62%) Active Directory
3 47 (59.49%) Windows Server
4 37 (46.84%) VMware
5 28 (35.44%) Citrix
6 27 (34.18%) MS Office
6 27 (34.18%) Exchange Server 2010
7 25 (31.65%) Exchange Server 2013
7 25 (31.65%) Windows Server 2008
8 22 (27.85%) VMware Infrastructure
9 21 (26.58%) Exchange Server 2007
10 20 (25.32%) SharePoint
10 20 (25.32%) Migration
11 19 (24.05%) Office 365
12 18 (22.78%) Finance
12 18 (22.78%) DNS
13 17 (21.52%) MS Excel
14 16 (20.25%) PowerShell
14 16 (20.25%) Windows Server 2012
15 15 (18.99%) Windows 7
15 15 (18.99%) SQL Server
16 14 (17.72%) ITIL
16 14 (17.72%) DHCP
17 13 (16.46%) Microsoft Certification
18 12 (15.19%) XenApp
18 12 (15.19%) SCOM
19 11 (13.92%) SCCM
19 11 (13.92%) SAN
19 11 (13.92%) Skype for Business

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 (34.18%) Exchange Server 2010
2 25 (31.65%) Exchange Server 2013
3 21 (26.58%) Exchange Server 2007
4 20 (25.32%) SharePoint
5 11 (13.92%) Skype for Business
6 4 (5.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (2.53%) IIS
7 2 (2.53%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (2.53%) WebLogic
7 2 (2.53%) WebSphere
8 1 (1.27%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 27 (34.18%) MS Office
2 17 (21.52%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.53%) MS Project
3 2 (2.53%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.53%) Maximo
1 2 (2.53%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 19 (24.05%) Office 365
2 6 (7.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (5.06%) Azure Active Directory
3 4 (5.06%) OneDrive
3 4 (5.06%) SaaS
3 4 (5.06%) Yammer
4 2 (2.53%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.53%) GitHub
4 2 (2.53%) Mimecast
5 1 (1.27%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 18 (22.78%) DNS
2 14 (17.72%) DHCP
3 11 (13.92%) SAN
4 9 (11.39%) TCP/IP
5 8 (10.13%) Firewall
5 8 (10.13%) Internet
5 8 (10.13%) Skype
6 5 (6.33%) WAN
7 4 (5.06%) LAN
7 4 (5.06%) VPN
8 3 (3.80%) iSCSI
8 3 (3.80%) LDAP
8 3 (3.80%) NetScaler
8 3 (3.80%) Network Security
8 3 (3.80%) SMTP
9 2 (2.53%) NAS
9 2 (2.53%) Reverse Proxy
9 2 (2.53%) Wireless
10 1 (1.27%) IP Telephony
10 1 (1.27%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (18.99%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.53%) GIS
2 2 (2.53%) MySQL
2 2 (2.53%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (2.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (2.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.27%) DB2
3 1 (1.27%) MS Access
3 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.27%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.27%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.27%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.53%) Git (software)
1 2 (2.53%) Jenkins
1 2 (2.53%) JIRA
2 1 (1.27%) Vagrant
General
1 18 (22.78%) Finance
2 7 (8.86%) Banking
3 3 (3.80%) Legal
4 2 (2.53%) Retail
5 1 (1.27%) Back Office
5 1 (1.27%) Front Office
5 1 (1.27%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (16.46%) Support Engineer
2 12 (15.19%) Analyst
3 8 (10.13%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 8 (10.13%) 3rd Line Support
3 8 (10.13%) Office 365 Engineer
4 7 (8.86%) Consultant
5 6 (7.59%) 2nd Line Support
5 6 (7.59%) Windows Engineer
6 5 (6.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 5 (6.33%) Architect
6 5 (6.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (5.06%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 4 (5.06%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 4 (5.06%) Citrix Analyst
7 4 (5.06%) Exchange Specialist
7 4 (5.06%) Infrastructure Manager
7 4 (5.06%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 4 (5.06%) IT Manager
7 4 (5.06%) Office 365 Specialist
8 3 (3.80%) Active Directory Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.80%) .NET
1 3 (3.80%) FIX Protocol
1 3 (3.80%) XML
1 3 (3.80%) XML Messaging
2 2 (2.53%) WAP
3 1 (1.27%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.39%) Fat Client
1 9 (11.39%) Thin Client
2 8 (10.13%) Data Centre
3 4 (5.06%) Device Driver
3 4 (5.06%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.80%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.80%) Blackberry
4 3 (3.80%) NHS
4 3 (3.80%) SWIFT
5 2 (2.53%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (2.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (2.53%) Freedom of Information
5 2 (2.53%) PKI
5 2 (2.53%) Reinsurance
5 2 (2.53%) Replication
6 1 (1.27%) CESG
6 1 (1.27%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.27%) Clustering
6 1 (1.27%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.27%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 56 (70.89%) Windows
2 47 (59.49%) Windows Server
3 25 (31.65%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (20.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (18.99%) Windows 7
6 9 (11.39%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (7.59%) Linux
8 5 (6.33%) Windows 8
9 4 (5.06%) Unix
9 4 (5.06%) Windows Vista
10 2 (2.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (2.53%) Windows 10
10 2 (2.53%) Windows XP
11 1 (1.27%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (25.32%) Migration
2 14 (17.72%) ITIL
3 9 (11.39%) Data Management
4 6 (7.59%) ITIL V3
4 6 (7.59%) Server Virtualisation
5 5 (6.33%) Capacity Planning
5 5 (6.33%) Change Management
5 5 (6.33%) Problem Management
5 5 (6.33%) Workflow
6 4 (5.06%) Asset Management
6 4 (5.06%) Data Protection
6 4 (5.06%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (5.06%) Mentoring
6 4 (5.06%) Release Management
6 4 (5.06%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (3.80%) Document Management
7 3 (3.80%) Incident Management
7 3 (3.80%) Information Management
7 3 (3.80%) Time Management
7 3 (3.80%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 16 (20.25%) PowerShell
2 5 (6.33%) SQL
3 4 (5.06%) C#
4 3 (3.80%) Java
5 2 (2.53%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.27%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.27%) PHP
6 1 (1.27%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.27%) VB
6 1 (1.27%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.27%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (16.46%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (11.39%) MCSE
3 6 (7.59%) Security Cleared
4 4 (5.06%) DV Cleared
4 4 (5.06%) MCITP
5 3 (3.80%) MCSA
5 3 (3.80%) MCTS
5 3 (3.80%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.27%) CCNA
6 1 (1.27%) CCNP
6 1 (1.27%) CEH
6 1 (1.27%) CESG Certified Professional
6 1 (1.27%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.27%) CISSP
6 1 (1.27%) MCP
6 1 (1.27%) MOS
6 1 (1.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.06%) SLA
2 3 (3.80%) ISO15022
2 3 (3.80%) ISO20022
3 1 (1.27%) QA
3 1 (1.27%) RMADS
System Software
1 55 (69.62%) Active Directory
2 22 (27.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (15.19%) XenApp
4 9 (11.39%) Hyper-V
5 8 (10.13%) Terminal Services
6 6 (7.59%) vSphere
6 6 (7.59%) XenDesktop
7 4 (5.06%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 4 (5.06%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (2.53%) VMware ESX
9 1 (1.27%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (1.27%) DFS Replication
9 1 (1.27%) Docker
9 1 (1.27%) Sendmail
9 1 (1.27%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 12 (15.19%) SCOM
2 11 (13.92%) SCCM
3 6 (7.59%) HP SIM
4 5 (6.33%) Windows Intune
5 4 (5.06%) Backup Exec
5 4 (5.06%) SCOrch
5 4 (5.06%) SCVMM
5 4 (5.06%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 3 (3.80%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 3 (3.80%) vMotion
7 2 (2.53%) MIIS
7 2 (2.53%) NetBackup
7 2 (2.53%) XenMobile
8 1 (1.27%) Ansible
8 1 (1.27%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (1.27%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (1.27%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (1.27%) SCSM
8 1 (1.27%) Sun Identity Manager
8 1 (1.27%) WSUS
Vendors
1 55 (69.62%) Microsoft
2 37 (46.84%) VMware
3 28 (35.44%) Citrix
4 10 (12.66%) NetApp
4 10 (12.66%) Symantec
5 9 (11.39%) HP
6 8 (10.13%) Cisco
7 7 (8.86%) Dell
8 6 (7.59%) Oracle
9 3 (3.80%) Dell Compellent
9 3 (3.80%) EMC
9 3 (3.80%) IBM
10 2 (2.53%) BEA
10 2 (2.53%) CODA
10 2 (2.53%) CommVault
10 2 (2.53%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (2.53%) SAP
10 2 (2.53%) Syclo
10 2 (2.53%) Veritas
11 1 (1.27%) Sun
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