Period
to 17 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for MS Exchange skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited MS Exchange over the 6 months to 17 February 2020 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
London > Central London
6 months to
17 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 181 184 192
Rank change year-on-year +3 +8 -8
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 43 110 97
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 0.73% 1.25% 1.09%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.88% 7.10% 7.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 88 72
Central London median daily rate £365 £294 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.26% -4.47% -9.23%
10th Percentile £137 £135 £140
90th Percentile £485 £478 £500
London median daily rate £335 £300 £315
% change year-on-year +11.67% -4.76% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 6
Central London median hourly rate £19.33 £23.13 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.45% +8.85% +11.84%
10th Percentile £18.66 £21.37 £13.13
90th Percentile £19.99 £31.88 £28.75
London median hourly rate £15.41 £28.17 £17.00
% change year-on-year -45.28% +65.69% -0.58%

MS Exchange is in the Application Platforms category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Central London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 882 1,550 1,378
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 14.91% 17.58% 15.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 651 1,159 1,089
Central London median daily rate £500 £525 £495
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +6.06% +4.21%
10th Percentile £263 £275 £275
90th Percentile £656 £650 £642
London median daily rate £500 £513 £500
% change year-on-year -2.44% +2.50% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 22 14
Central London median hourly rate £26.00 £18.88 £19.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.71% -2.43% +1.84%
10th Percentile £20.30 £13.00 £11.88
90th Percentile £35.00 £32.93 £29.25
London median hourly rate £26.00 £26.75 £20.71
% change year-on-year -2.80% +29.20% +6.18%

MS Exchange
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing MS Exchange as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for MS Exchange in Central London

MS Exchange
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MS Exchange in Central London

MS Exchange
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MS Exchange in Central London over the 6 months to 17 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MS Exchange in Central London

MS Exchange
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Central London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS Exchange in Central London

MS Exchange
Contract Job Locations in Central 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 Central London region over the 6 months to 17 February 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -5 30 £345 +15.00% 32
City of Westminster - 6 £450 -
Southwark +42 2 £263 +110.00%
Camden - 1 £435 -
MS Exchange
London

For the 6 months to 17 February 2020, IT contractor jobs citing MS Exchange also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Central London region with a requirement for MS Exchange.

1 35 (81.40%) Windows
1 35 (81.40%) Microsoft
2 31 (72.09%) Active Directory
3 26 (60.47%) Office 365
4 20 (46.51%) VMware
5 18 (41.86%) Microsoft Office
6 15 (34.88%) Windows 10
6 15 (34.88%) Windows Server
7 14 (32.56%) Exchange Server 2010
8 13 (30.23%) Exchange Server 2013
8 13 (30.23%) ITIL
8 13 (30.23%) LAN
8 13 (30.23%) WAN
8 13 (30.23%) DHCP
8 13 (30.23%) DNS
8 13 (30.23%) Finance
8 13 (30.23%) SCCM
9 12 (27.91%) VMware Infrastructure
9 12 (27.91%) SAN
9 12 (27.91%) Windows 7
10 11 (25.58%) Windows Server 2012
10 11 (25.58%) Cisco
11 10 (23.26%) Windows Server 2008
12 9 (20.93%) Migration
12 9 (20.93%) Citrix
12 9 (20.93%) VoIP
12 9 (20.93%) SharePoint
12 9 (20.93%) Azure
13 8 (18.60%) SQL Server
14 7 (16.28%) MCSE

MS Exchange
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central 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 14 (32.56%) Exchange Server 2010
2 13 (30.23%) Exchange Server 2013
3 9 (20.93%) SharePoint
4 6 (13.95%) IIS
5 4 (9.30%) Skype for Business
6 3 (6.98%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 18 (41.86%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 26 (60.47%) Office 365
2 9 (20.93%) Azure
3 6 (13.95%) Mimecast
4 4 (9.30%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (2.33%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (2.33%) G Suite
5 1 (2.33%) IaaS
5 1 (2.33%) PaaS
5 1 (2.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (30.23%) DHCP
1 13 (30.23%) DNS
1 13 (30.23%) LAN
1 13 (30.23%) WAN
2 12 (27.91%) SAN
3 9 (20.93%) VoIP
4 7 (16.28%) Wi-Fi
5 6 (13.95%) Firewall
5 6 (13.95%) MPLS
5 6 (13.95%) NAS
5 6 (13.95%) TCP/IP
5 6 (13.95%) VPN
6 5 (11.63%) Cisco IOS
6 5 (11.63%) Skype
6 5 (11.63%) Wireless
7 3 (6.98%) NetScaler
8 2 (4.65%) Unified Communications
8 2 (4.65%) WLAN
9 1 (2.33%) BGP
9 1 (2.33%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (18.60%) SQL Server
2 7 (16.28%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (11.63%) SQL Server 2016
4 3 (6.98%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (2.33%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (2.33%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (2.33%) JIRA
General
1 13 (30.23%) Finance
2 4 (9.30%) Banking
3 1 (2.33%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.33%) Law
3 1 (2.33%) Legal
3 1 (2.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (20.93%) Support Engineer
2 7 (16.28%) Infrastructure Support
3 6 (13.95%) Desktop Engineer
4 5 (11.63%) Analyst
4 5 (11.63%) Architect
5 4 (9.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Desktop Support
6 3 (6.98%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Office 365 Architect
7 2 (4.65%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (4.65%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (4.65%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Azure Architect
7 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) IT Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) IT Support
7 2 (4.65%) IT Support Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Mac Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Senior Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.95%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (6.98%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.65%) User Experience
4 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.33%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.33%) Handset
4 1 (2.33%) iPhone
4 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.33%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 35 (81.40%) Windows
2 15 (34.88%) Windows 10
2 15 (34.88%) Windows Server
3 12 (27.91%) Windows 7
4 11 (25.58%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (23.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (13.95%) Android
7 2 (4.65%) Linux
7 2 (4.65%) Unix
7 2 (4.65%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.33%) Apple iOS
8 1 (2.33%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (30.23%) ITIL
2 9 (20.93%) Migration
3 7 (16.28%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 6 (13.95%) Enterprise Architecture
5 5 (11.63%) ITIL V3
5 5 (11.63%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (9.30%) Service Management
7 3 (6.98%) Incident Management
7 3 (6.98%) ITSM
7 3 (6.98%) Problem-Solving
8 2 (4.65%) CRM
8 2 (4.65%) Customer Engagement
8 2 (4.65%) Storage Management
9 1 (2.33%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (2.33%) Change Management
9 1 (2.33%) Configuration Management
9 1 (2.33%) Load Balancing
9 1 (2.33%) Online Security
9 1 (2.33%) PRINCE2
9 1 (2.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (16.28%) PowerShell
2 4 (9.30%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (16.28%) MCSE
1 7 (16.28%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (11.63%) Degree
2 5 (11.63%) MCSA
3 4 (9.30%) Security Cleared
4 2 (4.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (4.65%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.33%) CCA
5 1 (2.33%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (2.33%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.30%) SLA
2 3 (6.98%) GDPR
3 1 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 31 (72.09%) Active Directory
2 12 (27.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (16.28%) XenDesktop
4 6 (13.95%) XenApp
5 4 (9.30%) Hyper-V
5 4 (9.30%) VMware Workstation
5 4 (9.30%) vSphere
6 2 (4.65%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (2.33%) Terminal Services
7 1 (2.33%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 13 (30.23%) SCCM
2 6 (13.95%) Backup Exec
2 6 (13.95%) Microsoft Intune
3 5 (11.63%) AirWatch
4 2 (4.65%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (4.65%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (2.33%) Jamf Pro
5 1 (2.33%) NetVault Backup
5 1 (2.33%) SCOM
5 1 (2.33%) SCSM
5 1 (2.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 35 (81.40%) Microsoft
2 20 (46.51%) VMware
3 11 (25.58%) Cisco
4 9 (20.93%) Citrix
5 7 (16.28%) Symantec
6 6 (13.95%) Meraki
7 5 (11.63%) Avaya
8 4 (9.30%) Dell
8 4 (9.30%) MobileIron
8 4 (9.30%) ServiceNow
9 3 (6.98%) McAfee
10 2 (4.65%) Apple
10 2 (4.65%) HP
10 2 (4.65%) NetApp
10 2 (4.65%) Ubiquiti
11 1 (2.33%) Aderant
11 1 (2.33%) Aruba
11 1 (2.33%) iManage
11 1 (2.33%) Kaseya
11 1 (2.33%) Veeam