The table below looks at the statistics for MS Exchange skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Exchange over the 3 months to 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 207 148 106
Rank change year-on-year
-59 -42
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 265 363 490
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.16% 1.55% 2.02%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.81% 8.43% 11.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 252 300
Median daily rate £350 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £145 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £300 £289
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 8 45
Median hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.80 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.10 £22.10 £31.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £15.93 £16.75
% change year-on-year
+9.85% -4.89%
MS Exchange
England

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

Application Platforms Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
4562 4306 4302
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 19.97% 18.37% 17.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 3165 2964 2877
Median daily rate £450 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £565 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 47 100
Median hourly rate £17.00 £20.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.07% +7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £43.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +25.71%

MS Exchange
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the 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 London

MS Exchange
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

MS Exchange Daily Rate Trend in London

MS Exchange
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Exchange across the London region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016.

MS Exchange Daily Rate Histogram in London

MS Exchange
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

MS Exchange Hourly Rate Trend in London

MS Exchange
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Exchange across the London region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016.

MS Exchange Hourly Rate Histogram in London

MS Exchange
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Exchange within the London region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
City of London -11 33 £421 +18.16% 17
Uxbridge +6 5 £350 +64.70%
Croydon -11 5 £475 +35.71%
Ilford -1 4 - -
Canary Wharf - 4 £369 -
Southwark 0 3 - -
Mayfair +1 2 £325 +1.56%
Surbiton - 2 £260 -
Chessington +1 1 - -
Bromley 0 1 - -
Kingston Upon Thames -4 1 - - 1
Westminster -17 1 £350 -
Romford - 1 - - 2
Greenford - 1 - -
MS Exchange
England

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 London region with a requirement for MS Exchange.

1 458 (76.08%) Active Directory
2 433 (71.93%) Windows
3 406 (67.44%) Microsoft
4 259 (43.02%) Windows Server
5 257 (42.69%) Exchange Server 2010
6 235 (39.04%) VMware
7 186 (30.90%) Windows Server 2008
8 171 (28.41%) Office 365
9 157 (26.08%) Windows Server 2012
10 153 (25.42%) Citrix
11 141 (23.42%) MS Office
12 140 (23.26%) VMware Infrastructure
13 132 (21.93%) Exchange Server 2013
14 131 (21.76%) Windows 7
15 129 (21.43%) Cisco
16 124 (20.60%) Firewall
17 123 (20.43%) Skype for Business
18 118 (19.60%) Migration
18 118 (19.60%) DNS
19 113 (18.77%) MS Excel
20 110 (18.27%) SAN
21 106 (17.61%) ITIL
22 103 (17.11%) HP
23 97 (16.11%) Finance
23 97 (16.11%) SCCM
24 91 (15.12%) PowerShell
25 87 (14.45%) SharePoint
26 86 (14.29%) Skype
27 85 (14.12%) SQL Server
28 81 (13.46%) DHCP

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in 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
1 257 (42.69%) Exchange Server 2010
2 132 (21.93%) Exchange Server 2013
3 123 (20.43%) Skype for Business
4 87 (14.45%) SharePoint
5 78 (12.96%) Exchange Server 2007
6 58 (9.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 48 (7.97%) Exchange Server 2003
8 43 (7.14%) IIS
9 23 (3.82%) SharePoint Server
10 10 (1.66%) Apache
10 10 (1.66%) SharePoint 2010
11 9 (1.50%) SharePoint 2013
12 8 (1.33%) IBM Notes
13 6 (1.00%) Office Communications Server
14 4 (0.66%) Tomcat
15 3 (0.50%) Documentum
15 3 (0.50%) IBM Domino
16 2 (0.33%) Apache Solr
17 1 (0.17%) CloudStack
17 1 (0.17%) nginx
Applications
1 141 (23.42%) MS Office
2 113 (18.77%) MS Excel
3 12 (1.99%) MS Visio
4 7 (1.16%) Windchill
5 5 (0.83%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.17%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.17%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 12 (1.99%) Faxination
2 6 (1.00%) assyst
3 3 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.17%) Bankmaster
Cloud Services
1 171 (28.41%) Office 365
2 55 (9.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 31 (5.15%) OneDrive
4 28 (4.65%) Azure Active Directory
5 26 (4.32%) Mimecast
6 22 (3.65%) Yammer
7 13 (2.16%) Amazon AWS
8 10 (1.66%) IaaS
8 10 (1.66%) SaaS
9 6 (1.00%) PaaS
10 3 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.17%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 124 (20.60%) Firewall
2 118 (19.60%) DNS
3 110 (18.27%) SAN
4 86 (14.29%) Skype
5 81 (13.46%) DHCP
6 62 (10.30%) WAN
7 57 (9.47%) LAN
8 56 (9.30%) TCP/IP
9 42 (6.98%) VLAN
10 34 (5.65%) VPN
11 31 (5.15%) NAS
12 25 (4.15%) iSCSI
13 23 (3.82%) Network Security
14 21 (3.49%) NetScaler
15 18 (2.99%) Cisco ASA
15 18 (2.99%) MPLS
16 17 (2.82%) LDAP
16 17 (2.82%) VoIP
17 16 (2.66%) Internet
17 16 (2.66%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (14.12%) SQL Server
2 26 (4.32%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (3.32%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (1.50%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (0.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (0.50%) Power BI
6 3 (0.50%) Relational Database
6 3 (0.50%) SQL Server 2014
6 3 (0.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (0.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.33%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (0.33%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.17%) DB2
8 1 (0.17%) EDRMS
8 1 (0.17%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.17%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 5 (0.83%) JIRA
2 2 (0.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.33%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.33%) Subversion
2 2 (0.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 97 (16.11%) Finance
2 38 (6.31%) Banking
3 29 (4.82%) Legal
4 24 (3.99%) Law
5 20 (3.32%) Telecoms
6 17 (2.82%) Retail
7 13 (2.16%) Back Office
8 7 (1.16%) Billing
9 6 (1.00%) Games
9 6 (1.00%) Investment Banking
10 4 (0.66%) Advertising
10 4 (0.66%) Electronics
10 4 (0.66%) Marketing
11 3 (0.50%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.50%) Japanese Language
11 3 (0.50%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.50%) Publishing
12 2 (0.33%) Spanish Language
13 1 (0.17%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 124 (20.60%) Analyst
2 89 (14.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 73 (12.13%) Support Engineer
4 46 (7.64%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 44 (7.31%) Consultant
6 42 (6.98%) Architect
7 41 (6.81%) Support Analyst
8 40 (6.64%) Service Analyst
9 38 (6.31%) Desktop Support
9 38 (6.31%) Service Desk Analyst
9 38 (6.31%) Windows Engineer
10 34 (5.65%) Exchange Engineer
11 33 (5.48%) 3rd Line Support
12 32 (5.32%) 2nd Line Support
13 30 (4.98%) VMware Engineer
14 29 (4.82%) Administrator
14 29 (4.82%) Office 365 Engineer
14 29 (4.82%) Server Engineer
15 26 (4.32%) Infrastructure Analyst
16 23 (3.82%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (1.83%) .NET
2 5 (0.83%) CSS
2 5 (0.83%) HTML
2 5 (0.83%) Middleware
2 5 (0.83%) XMPP
3 4 (0.66%) ASP.NET
3 4 (0.66%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (0.66%) ASP.NET Web API
3 4 (0.66%) SAML
3 4 (0.66%) Web Services
4 3 (0.50%) jQuery
4 3 (0.50%) WCF
5 2 (0.33%) REST
5 2 (0.33%) SOAP
5 2 (0.33%) WAP
6 1 (0.17%) 802.1X
6 1 (0.17%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.17%) MSMQ
6 1 (0.17%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (0.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 66 (10.96%) Blackberry
2 33 (5.48%) Clustering
3 31 (5.15%) Management Information System
4 29 (4.82%) Data Centre
5 24 (3.99%) Analytical Skills
6 22 (3.65%) Video Conferencing
7 21 (3.49%) Fat Client
7 21 (3.49%) Thin Client
8 16 (2.66%) Computer Science
8 16 (2.66%) Replication
9 14 (2.33%) CLARiiON
10 13 (2.16%) Virtual Team
11 11 (1.83%) Enterprise Software
11 11 (1.83%) PKI
12 9 (1.50%) iPad
13 8 (1.33%) BYOD
14 7 (1.16%) iPhone
14 7 (1.16%) Statistics
15 6 (1.00%) Freedom of Information
15 6 (1.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 433 (71.93%) Windows
2 259 (43.02%) Windows Server
3 186 (30.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 157 (26.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 131 (21.76%) Windows 7
6 81 (13.46%) Windows Server 2003
7 50 (8.31%) Linux
8 42 (6.98%) Windows 8
9 32 (5.32%) Windows 10
10 30 (4.98%) Windows XP
11 28 (4.65%) Android
12 22 (3.65%) Apple iOS
13 16 (2.66%) Unix
13 16 (2.66%) Windows Mobile
14 15 (2.49%) Mac OS
15 10 (1.66%) Mac OS X
16 7 (1.16%) Solaris
17 5 (0.83%) Windows 2000 Server
18 4 (0.66%) CentOS
18 4 (0.66%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (19.60%) Migration
2 106 (17.61%) ITIL
3 29 (4.82%) Service Management
4 21 (3.49%) High Availability
5 19 (3.16%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (3.16%) Change Management
5 19 (3.16%) Project Management
5 19 (3.16%) Service Delivery
5 19 (3.16%) Time Management
6 18 (2.99%) Data Management
6 18 (2.99%) Incident Management
6 18 (2.99%) PRINCE2
7 17 (2.82%) Workflow
8 16 (2.66%) Disaster Recovery
8 16 (2.66%) ITIL V3
8 16 (2.66%) Problem Management
9 15 (2.49%) Asset Management
9 15 (2.49%) Information Security
9 15 (2.49%) Release Management
9 15 (2.49%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 91 (15.12%) PowerShell
2 54 (8.97%) SQL
3 13 (2.16%) C#
4 8 (1.33%) Bash Shell
4 8 (1.33%) JavaScript
4 8 (1.33%) Ruby
5 5 (0.83%) Java
6 4 (0.66%) Perl
6 4 (0.66%) VB.NET
7 2 (0.33%) PHP
7 2 (0.33%) VBA
8 1 (0.17%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.17%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.17%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 70 (11.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 45 (7.48%) Security Cleared
3 38 (6.31%) Cisco Certification
4 37 (6.15%) MCSE
5 34 (5.65%) SC Cleared
6 33 (5.48%) Degree
7 29 (4.82%) CCNA
8 28 (4.65%) MCSA
9 20 (3.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 10 (1.66%) MCITP
11 8 (1.33%) MCP
12 7 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
13 6 (1.00%) A+ Certification
13 6 (1.00%) CCNP
13 6 (1.00%) DV Cleared
13 6 (1.00%) MCTS
14 4 (0.66%) CISMP
14 4 (0.66%) CISSP
15 3 (0.50%) MCDST
16 2 (0.33%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (5.98%) SLA
2 7 (1.16%) Government Security Classifications
3 5 (0.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (0.66%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.33%) QA
6 1 (0.17%) COBIT
6 1 (0.17%) DICOM
6 1 (0.17%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.17%) HL7
System Software
1 458 (76.08%) Active Directory
2 140 (23.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 69 (11.46%) Hyper-V
4 58 (9.63%) XenApp
5 50 (8.31%) vSphere
6 45 (7.48%) VMware ESX
7 25 (4.15%) XenDesktop
8 21 (3.49%) Terminal Services
8 21 (3.49%) VMware ESXi
9 17 (2.82%) VMware Server
10 13 (2.16%) DFS Replication
10 13 (2.16%) Virtual Machines
11 12 (1.99%) Virtual Servers
12 11 (1.83%) vCloud
13 10 (1.66%) Microsoft App-V
14 8 (1.33%) Virtual Desktop
15 7 (1.16%) ISA Server
16 5 (0.83%) NFS
17 4 (0.66%) MetaFrame
17 4 (0.66%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 97 (16.11%) SCCM
2 43 (7.14%) SCOM
3 28 (4.65%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 23 (3.82%) Microsoft Clustering
5 22 (3.65%) WSUS
6 21 (3.49%) Backup Exec
7 15 (2.49%) SCVMM
8 13 (2.16%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 10 (1.66%) NetBackup
10 8 (1.33%) Microsoft Intune
10 8 (1.33%) SCOrch
10 8 (1.33%) ServiceCenter
11 7 (1.16%) DameWare
11 7 (1.16%) MIIS
12 6 (1.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
13 5 (0.83%) Cisco UCCX
13 5 (0.83%) Simpana
13 5 (0.83%) SnapVault
14 4 (0.66%) AirWatch
14 4 (0.66%) SCSM
Vendors
1 406 (67.44%) Microsoft
2 235 (39.04%) VMware
3 153 (25.42%) Citrix
4 129 (21.43%) Cisco
5 103 (17.11%) HP
6 65 (10.80%) NetApp
7 62 (10.30%) Symantec
8 38 (6.31%) Dell
9 35 (5.81%) EMC
10 28 (4.65%) IronPort
11 21 (3.49%) MobileIron
12 20 (3.32%) CheckPoint
13 19 (3.16%) Apple
14 17 (2.82%) Veeam
15 14 (2.33%) Proofpoint
16 13 (2.16%) Postini
16 13 (2.16%) Remedy
17 12 (1.99%) RightFax
18 11 (1.83%) LANDesk
18 11 (1.83%) SolarWinds
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