Period
to 30 March 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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 164 157 195
Rank change year-on-year -7 +38 -17
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 37 136 99
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Central London 0.69% 1.51% 1.07%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.65% 8.52% 6.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 100 78
Median daily rate £313 £344 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +1.85% -
10th Percentile £160 £132 £140
90th Percentile £588 £525 £500
London median daily rate £325 £335 £315
% change year-on-year -2.99% +6.35% -8.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 6
Median hourly rate - £21.57 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +15.01% -1.32%
London median hourly rate £17.75 £23.84 £17.00
% change year-on-year -25.53% +40.21% +1.40%

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 796 1,596 1,532
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 14.81% 17.77% 16.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 575 1,165 1,195
Median daily rate £500 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £263 £299 £288
90th Percentile £663 £650 £650
London median daily rate £500 £525 £500
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +8.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 20 15
Median hourly rate £35.00 £18.88 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +85.38% -5.60% +5.26%
10th Percentile £24.50 £15.93 £12.50
90th Percentile £37.25 £33.88 £46.50
Median hourly rate £32.53 £26.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year +25.10% +16.85% +17.11%

MS Exchange
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing MS Exchange as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing MS Exchange in Central London.

Daily rate trend for MS Exchange in Central London

MS Exchange
Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing MS Exchange in Central London over the 6 months to 30 March 2020.

Daily rate histogram for MS Exchange in Central London

MS Exchange
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Central London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing MS Exchange in Central London.

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 30 March 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 -28 21 £300 -21.31% 16
City of Westminster - 5 £450 -
Southwark +51 3 £250 +100.00%
Camden +7 1 £435 +45.00%
Kensington and Chelsea - 1 £300 -
MS Exchange
London

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 32 (86.49%) Windows
1 32 (86.49%) Microsoft
2 27 (72.97%) Active Directory
3 24 (64.86%) Office 365
4 19 (51.35%) VMware
5 15 (40.54%) Windows 10
6 14 (37.84%) Exchange Server 2013
6 14 (37.84%) WAN
6 14 (37.84%) LAN
7 12 (32.43%) Microsoft Office
7 12 (32.43%) Exchange Server 2010
7 12 (32.43%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (29.73%) Windows Server
8 11 (29.73%) VMware Infrastructure
8 11 (29.73%) Windows 7
8 11 (29.73%) Cisco
9 10 (27.03%) SAN
9 10 (27.03%) DHCP
9 10 (27.03%) DNS
9 10 (27.03%) ITIL
9 10 (27.03%) Azure
9 10 (27.03%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (27.03%) SCCM
10 9 (24.32%) Finance
10 9 (24.32%) Windows Server 2016
11 8 (21.62%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 8 (21.62%) Migration
11 8 (21.62%) SQL Server
11 8 (21.62%) VoIP
11 8 (21.62%) Android

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 (37.84%) Exchange Server 2013
2 12 (32.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (18.92%) SharePoint
4 5 (13.51%) IIS
4 5 (13.51%) Skype for Business
5 3 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 12 (32.43%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 24 (64.86%) Office 365
2 10 (27.03%) Azure
3 4 (10.81%) Azure Active Directory
3 4 (10.81%) Mimecast
4 1 (2.70%) AWS
4 1 (2.70%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (2.70%) IaaS
4 1 (2.70%) OneDrive
4 1 (2.70%) PaaS
4 1 (2.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (37.84%) LAN
1 14 (37.84%) WAN
2 10 (27.03%) DHCP
2 10 (27.03%) DNS
2 10 (27.03%) SAN
3 8 (21.62%) VoIP
4 7 (18.92%) VPN
5 6 (16.22%) MPLS
5 6 (16.22%) NAS
5 6 (16.22%) Skype
5 6 (16.22%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (13.51%) Cisco IOS
6 5 (13.51%) Firewall
7 4 (10.81%) NetScaler
8 3 (8.11%) Wireless
8 3 (8.11%) WLAN
9 2 (5.41%) Internet
9 2 (5.41%) TCP/IP
9 2 (5.41%) Unified Communications
9 2 (5.41%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.62%) SQL Server
2 7 (18.92%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (13.51%) SQL Server 2016
4 3 (8.11%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (8.11%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (8.11%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) JIRA
General
1 9 (24.32%) Finance
2 3 (8.11%) Banking
3 1 (2.70%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.70%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (16.22%) Analyst
1 6 (16.22%) Infrastructure Support
2 5 (13.51%) Architect
2 5 (13.51%) Support Engineer
3 4 (10.81%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 4 (10.81%) Desktop Engineer
3 4 (10.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (10.81%) Office 365 Architect
4 3 (8.11%) Citrix Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 2 (5.41%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (5.41%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (5.41%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Azure Architect
5 2 (5.41%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Support Analyst
6 1 (2.70%) Messaging Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.11%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.41%) User Experience
4 1 (2.70%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.70%) Handset
4 1 (2.70%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 32 (86.49%) Windows
2 15 (40.54%) Windows 10
3 12 (32.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (29.73%) Windows 7
4 11 (29.73%) Windows Server
5 10 (27.03%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (24.32%) Windows Server 2016
7 8 (21.62%) Android
8 3 (8.11%) Apple iOS
9 1 (2.70%) Mac OS
9 1 (2.70%) Unix
9 1 (2.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.03%) ITIL
2 8 (21.62%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 8 (21.62%) Migration
3 6 (16.22%) Enterprise Architecture
4 4 (10.81%) ITIL V3
5 3 (8.11%) ITSM
5 3 (8.11%) Performance Management
5 3 (8.11%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (5.41%) Configuration Management
6 2 (5.41%) Critical Thinking
6 2 (5.41%) Customer Engagement
6 2 (5.41%) Incident Management
6 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 2 (5.41%) Innovative Thinking
6 2 (5.41%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (5.41%) Storage Management
7 1 (2.70%) Availability Management
7 1 (2.70%) Server Management
7 1 (2.70%) Server Virtualisation
7 1 (2.70%) Technology Roadmap
Programming Languages
1 7 (18.92%) PowerShell
2 3 (8.11%) SQL
3 1 (2.70%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (10.81%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.11%) MCSE
2 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (5.41%) Degree
3 2 (5.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (5.41%) MCSA
3 2 (5.41%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.70%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.81%) SLA
2 3 (8.11%) GDPR
System Software
1 27 (72.97%) Active Directory
2 11 (29.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (16.22%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (13.51%) XenDesktop
5 4 (10.81%) VMware Workstation
5 4 (10.81%) vSphere
5 4 (10.81%) XenApp
6 3 (8.11%) Hyper-V
7 1 (2.70%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 10 (27.03%) SCCM
2 6 (16.22%) Microsoft Intune
3 5 (13.51%) AirWatch
4 2 (5.41%) Backup Exec
4 2 (5.41%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (5.41%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (2.70%) NetVault Backup
5 1 (2.70%) SCOM
5 1 (2.70%) SCSM
5 1 (2.70%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (2.70%) vMotion
Vendors
1 32 (86.49%) Microsoft
2 19 (51.35%) VMware
3 11 (29.73%) Cisco
4 7 (18.92%) Citrix
5 6 (16.22%) Meraki
6 5 (13.51%) Avaya
7 4 (10.81%) Dell
7 4 (10.81%) ServiceNow
8 2 (5.41%) Apple
8 2 (5.41%) Canon
8 2 (5.41%) McAfee
8 2 (5.41%) MobileIron
8 2 (5.41%) Symantec
8 2 (5.41%) Ubiquiti
9 1 (2.70%) Aruba
9 1 (2.70%) Brocade
9 1 (2.70%) EMC
9 1 (2.70%) NetApp
9 1 (2.70%) RightFax
9 1 (2.70%) Veeam