Period
to 26 June 2019

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 26 June 2019 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
26 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 169 207 180
Rank change year-on-year +38 -27 -15
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 107 88 75
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 1.27% 0.96% 1.01%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.33% 5.67% 5.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 60 59
Central London median daily rate £405 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.62% - -18.75%
10th Percentile £135 £145 £105
90th Percentile £538 £500 £528
London median daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year +16.67% -7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 2
Central London median hourly rate £20.50 £20.00 £26.17
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.50% -23.57% +49.53%
10th Percentile £19.04 £18.60 £22.50
90th Percentile £30.08 £20.75 £29.30
London median hourly rate £23.00 £19.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year +19.48% +10.00% +29.63%

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 1,459 1,553 1,286
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 17.26% 17.02% 17.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,099 1,195 952
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £331 £300 £269
90th Percentile £673 £638 £638
London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 25 6
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £26.17
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -23.57% +37.72%
10th Percentile £14.11 £12.80 £12.88
90th Percentile £37.00 £33.45 £83.13
London median hourly rate £28.50 £20.88 £22.17
% change year-on-year +36.53% -5.83% +11.31%

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 26 June 2019.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Central London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing MS Exchange in Central London over the 6 months to 26 June 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 26 June 2019. 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 +39 87 £413 +6.45% 8
West End of London +7 6 £300 -9.43%
Southwark - 4 £345 -
Camden +1 1 £300 -9.43%
City of Westminster -17 1 £450 -
MS Exchange
London

For the 6 months to 26 June 2019, 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 92 (85.98%) Windows
2 88 (82.24%) Active Directory
2 88 (82.24%) Microsoft
3 71 (66.36%) Office 365
4 50 (46.73%) Windows Server
5 41 (38.32%) VMware
6 40 (37.38%) DNS
7 34 (31.78%) Citrix
8 33 (30.84%) SCCM
9 31 (28.97%) Exchange Server 2010
10 30 (28.04%) Microsoft Office
11 27 (25.23%) Finance
11 27 (25.23%) Windows 10
12 26 (24.30%) PowerShell
12 26 (24.30%) Windows 7
12 26 (24.30%) Microsoft Azure
13 25 (23.36%) DHCP
13 25 (23.36%) Cisco
13 25 (23.36%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 24 (22.43%) Windows Server 2012
15 23 (21.50%) SharePoint
16 20 (18.69%) Skype for Business
16 20 (18.69%) Skype
17 19 (17.76%) Mobile Device Management
17 19 (17.76%) Firewall
18 18 (16.82%) TCP/IP
19 17 (15.89%) SQL Server
19 17 (15.89%) Exchange Server 2013
20 16 (14.95%) Migration
20 16 (14.95%) VMware ESXi

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 31 (28.97%) Exchange Server 2010
2 23 (21.50%) SharePoint
3 20 (18.69%) Skype for Business
4 17 (15.89%) Exchange Server 2013
5 9 (8.41%) IIS
6 6 (5.61%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (4.67%) Apache
7 5 (4.67%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (3.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.93%) MS Project Server
9 1 (0.93%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 30 (28.04%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.80%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 7 (6.54%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 71 (66.36%) Office 365
2 26 (24.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (11.21%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (9.35%) Azure Active Directory
5 9 (8.41%) Mimecast
6 3 (2.80%) OneDrive
6 3 (2.80%) Slack
7 2 (1.87%) IaaS
7 2 (1.87%) PaaS
7 2 (1.87%) SaaS
8 1 (0.93%) G Suite
8 1 (0.93%) GoToWebinar
8 1 (0.93%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 40 (37.38%) DNS
2 25 (23.36%) DHCP
3 20 (18.69%) Skype
4 19 (17.76%) Firewall
5 18 (16.82%) TCP/IP
6 11 (10.28%) LAN
6 11 (10.28%) VPN
6 11 (10.28%) WAN
7 9 (8.41%) Wireless
8 8 (7.48%) MPLS
8 8 (7.48%) SAN
9 6 (5.61%) Internet
9 6 (5.61%) IP Telephony
10 5 (4.67%) PBX
11 4 (3.74%) Cisco ISE
11 4 (3.74%) VoIP
11 4 (3.74%) Wi-Fi
12 3 (2.80%) iSCSI
12 3 (2.80%) SMTP
13 2 (1.87%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (15.89%) SQL Server
2 13 (12.15%) MySQL
3 12 (11.21%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (5.61%) Amazon RDS
4 6 (5.61%) SQL Server 2016
5 5 (4.67%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Hudson
General
1 27 (25.23%) Finance
2 15 (14.02%) Banking
3 10 (9.35%) Law
4 5 (4.67%) Legal
5 4 (3.74%) German Language
5 4 (3.74%) Russian Language
6 2 (1.87%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.87%) Publishing
7 1 (0.93%) Back Office
7 1 (0.93%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.93%) Front Office
7 1 (0.93%) Japanese Language
7 1 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.93%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (21.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 20 (18.69%) Support Engineer
3 14 (13.08%) Analyst
4 12 (11.21%) 2nd Line Support
4 12 (11.21%) Desktop Support
5 11 (10.28%) Desktop Engineer
5 11 (10.28%) IT Engineer
6 10 (9.35%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 10 (9.35%) Systems Engineer
7 9 (8.41%) Support Analyst
8 8 (7.48%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 6 (5.61%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (5.61%) IT Support
10 5 (4.67%) 1st/2nd Line Support
10 5 (4.67%) Administrator
10 5 (4.67%) Consultant
10 5 (4.67%) Junior
10 5 (4.67%) Senior Systems Engineer
11 4 (3.74%) 3rd Line Support
11 4 (3.74%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.87%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.48%) Blackberry
2 6 (5.61%) User Experience
3 5 (4.67%) Data Centre
3 5 (4.67%) Management Information System
3 5 (4.67%) Private Cloud
4 4 (3.74%) Smartphone
4 4 (3.74%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (2.80%) Enterprise Storage
5 3 (2.80%) Fat Client
5 3 (2.80%) iPad
5 3 (2.80%) PKI
5 3 (2.80%) Thin Client
6 2 (1.87%) Clustering
6 2 (1.87%) Hedge funds
6 2 (1.87%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (1.87%) iPhone
7 1 (0.93%) BYOD
7 1 (0.93%) EMC VNX
7 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.93%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 92 (85.98%) Windows
2 50 (46.73%) Windows Server
3 27 (25.23%) Windows 10
4 26 (24.30%) Windows 7
5 24 (22.43%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (13.08%) Linux
6 14 (13.08%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (7.48%) Mac OS
8 7 (6.54%) Android
8 7 (6.54%) Apple iOS
8 7 (6.54%) Windows 8
9 5 (4.67%) Mac OS X
10 4 (3.74%) Data ONTAP
11 3 (2.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (23.36%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 19 (17.76%) Mobile Device Management
3 16 (14.95%) Migration
4 15 (14.02%) ITIL
5 11 (10.28%) Virtual Environments
6 9 (8.41%) Change Management
6 9 (8.41%) Server Building
7 8 (7.48%) Information Security
7 8 (7.48%) Information Security Management
7 8 (7.48%) ISMS
7 8 (7.48%) Security Management
8 7 (6.54%) ITSM
9 6 (5.61%) CRM
9 6 (5.61%) Email Migration
9 6 (5.61%) Project Management
9 6 (5.61%) Service Management
9 6 (5.61%) Time Management
10 5 (4.67%) Infrastructure Transformation
10 5 (4.67%) Problem-Solving
10 5 (4.67%) Storage Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (24.30%) PowerShell
2 15 (14.02%) SQL
3 2 (1.87%) C#
4 1 (0.93%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.93%) Perl
4 1 (0.93%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (3.74%) MCP
1 4 (3.74%) PMI Certification
1 4 (3.74%) PMP
2 3 (2.80%) Degree
2 3 (2.80%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 3 (2.80%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (1.87%) DBS Check
3 2 (1.87%) MCSA
3 2 (1.87%) MCSE
3 2 (1.87%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.87%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.93%) ACSP
4 1 (0.93%) ACTC
4 1 (0.93%) CCNP
4 1 (0.93%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.93%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (0.93%) MCITP
4 1 (0.93%) MCTS
4 1 (0.93%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.80%) SLA
2 1 (0.93%) COBIT
2 1 (0.93%) PMO
System Software
1 88 (82.24%) Active Directory
2 16 (14.95%) VMware ESXi
2 16 (14.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (13.08%) XenApp
4 13 (12.15%) vSphere
5 12 (11.21%) XenDesktop
6 6 (5.61%) VMware Workstation
7 5 (4.67%) Hyper-V
7 5 (4.67%) Shibboleth
7 5 (4.67%) VMware NSX
8 3 (2.80%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.93%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.93%) NFS
9 1 (0.93%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 33 (30.84%) SCCM
2 6 (5.61%) Single Sign-On
2 6 (5.61%) WSUS
3 3 (2.80%) AirWatch
4 2 (1.87%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (1.87%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (1.87%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (1.87%) vMotion
5 1 (0.93%) Ansible
5 1 (0.93%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (0.93%) HP SIM
5 1 (0.93%) Puppet
5 1 (0.93%) SCOM
Vendors
1 88 (82.24%) Microsoft
2 41 (38.32%) VMware
3 34 (31.78%) Citrix
4 25 (23.36%) Cisco
5 8 (7.48%) Apple
5 8 (7.48%) Sony
6 7 (6.54%) iManage
7 6 (5.61%) NetApp
8 5 (4.67%) ServiceNow
9 4 (3.74%) Avaya
9 4 (3.74%) IronPort
10 3 (2.80%) Dell
10 3 (2.80%) HP
10 3 (2.80%) Red Hat
10 3 (2.80%) SolarWinds
11 2 (1.87%) Meraki
11 2 (1.87%) Veeam
12 1 (0.93%) Dell Compellent
12 1 (0.93%) FireEye
12 1 (0.93%) Ivanti