Period
to 24 June 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of 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 24 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
24 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 145 195 175
Rank change year-on-year +50 -20 -17
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 92 56 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.43% 0.81% 0.96%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.06% 5.02% 5.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 41 47
City of London median daily rate £400 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +33.33% -27.27%
10th Percentile £135 £182 £105
90th Percentile £534 £500 £568
Central London median daily rate £400 £338 £325
% change year-on-year +18.52% +3.85% -18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 2
City of London median hourly rate £20.50 £19.25 £26.17
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.49% -26.44% +43.38%
10th Percentile £19.04 £18.55 £22.50
90th Percentile £30.08 £22.25 £29.30
Central London median hourly rate £20.50 £20.00 £26.17
% change year-on-year +2.50% -23.57% +49.53%

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 the City of London with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 1,142 1,115 1,073
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 17.73% 16.08% 17.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 876 877 809
City of London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £319 £300 £269
90th Percentile £675 £653 £644
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 21 5
City of London median hourly rate £19.75 £20.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.25% -33.33% +57.89%
10th Percentile £12.73 £12.50 £16.39
90th Percentile £39.75 £33.75 £92.25
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £26.17
% change year-on-year - -23.57% +37.72%

MS Exchange
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for MS Exchange in the City of London

MS Exchange
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MS Exchange in the City of London

MS Exchange
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MS Exchange in the City of London over the 6 months to 24 June 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MS Exchange in the City of London

MS Exchange
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS Exchange in the City of London

MS Exchange
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing MS Exchange in the City of London over the 6 months to 24 June 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for MS Exchange in the City of London

MS Exchange
Contract Job Locations in the City of 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 City of London region over the 6 months to 24 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
London Bridge - 5 £235 -
MS Exchange
Central London

For the 6 months to 24 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 City of London region with a requirement for MS Exchange.

1 80 (86.96%) Windows
2 76 (82.61%) Microsoft
2 76 (82.61%) Active Directory
3 60 (65.22%) Office 365
4 40 (43.48%) Windows Server
5 35 (38.04%) DNS
6 31 (33.70%) VMware
7 30 (32.61%) Microsoft Office
7 30 (32.61%) Citrix
7 30 (32.61%) Exchange Server 2010
8 25 (27.17%) Windows 10
9 24 (26.09%) PowerShell
10 23 (25.00%) SCCM
10 23 (25.00%) Windows 7
11 22 (23.91%) Finance
12 21 (22.83%) Exchange Server 2013
13 20 (21.74%) Windows Server 2012
13 20 (21.74%) Cisco
13 20 (21.74%) DHCP
14 19 (20.65%) Microsoft Azure
14 19 (20.65%) Skype
15 18 (19.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 18 (19.57%) Mobile Device Management
15 18 (19.57%) SharePoint
16 17 (18.48%) Firewall
17 16 (17.39%) TCP/IP
17 16 (17.39%) Skype for Business
18 14 (15.22%) VMware Infrastructure
18 14 (15.22%) Banking
19 13 (14.13%) ITIL

MS Exchange
Co-occurring 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 30 (32.61%) Exchange Server 2010
2 21 (22.83%) Exchange Server 2013
3 18 (19.57%) SharePoint
4 16 (17.39%) Skype for Business
5 7 (7.61%) IIS
6 4 (4.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.09%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 30 (32.61%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.26%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 7 (7.61%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 60 (65.22%) Office 365
2 19 (20.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (8.70%) Mimecast
4 7 (7.61%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (6.52%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (3.26%) IaaS
6 3 (3.26%) OneDrive
6 3 (3.26%) Slack
7 2 (2.17%) PaaS
7 2 (2.17%) SaaS
8 1 (1.09%) GoToWebinar
8 1 (1.09%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 35 (38.04%) DNS
2 20 (21.74%) DHCP
3 19 (20.65%) Skype
4 17 (18.48%) Firewall
5 16 (17.39%) TCP/IP
6 11 (11.96%) LAN
6 11 (11.96%) WAN
7 9 (9.78%) VPN
7 9 (9.78%) Wireless
8 8 (8.70%) MPLS
9 6 (6.52%) Internet
9 6 (6.52%) IP Telephony
10 4 (4.35%) Cisco ISE
10 4 (4.35%) iSCSI
11 3 (3.26%) IMAP
11 3 (3.26%) Network Security
11 3 (3.26%) PBX
11 3 (3.26%) SMTP
11 3 (3.26%) WAAS
11 3 (3.26%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.87%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.61%) MySQL
2 7 (7.61%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (6.52%) Amazon RDS
General
1 22 (23.91%) Finance
2 14 (15.22%) Banking
3 5 (5.43%) Law
3 5 (5.43%) Legal
4 4 (4.35%) German Language
4 4 (4.35%) Russian Language
5 2 (2.17%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.17%) Publishing
6 1 (1.09%) Back Office
6 1 (1.09%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.09%) Front Office
6 1 (1.09%) Japanese Language
6 1 (1.09%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 17 (18.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 14 (15.22%) Analyst
3 12 (13.04%) Desktop Support
4 11 (11.96%) Support Engineer
5 10 (10.87%) Desktop Engineer
6 9 (9.78%) Support Analyst
7 7 (7.61%) 2nd Line Support
7 7 (7.61%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 6 (6.52%) Messaging Engineer
9 5 (5.43%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 5 (5.43%) Administrator
9 5 (5.43%) IT Engineer
9 5 (5.43%) IT Support
10 4 (4.35%) Consultant
10 4 (4.35%) IT Manager
10 4 (4.35%) Project Manager
10 4 (4.35%) Windows Administrator
10 4 (4.35%) Windows Engineer
11 3 (3.26%) IT Infrastructure Manager
11 3 (3.26%) Mac Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.17%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.52%) Blackberry
1 6 (6.52%) User Experience
2 3 (3.26%) Algorithms
2 3 (3.26%) Clustering
2 3 (3.26%) Enterprise Storage
2 3 (3.26%) Fat Client
2 3 (3.26%) PKI
2 3 (3.26%) Smartphone
2 3 (3.26%) Thin Client
2 3 (3.26%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (2.17%) EMC VNX
3 2 (2.17%) iPad
3 2 (2.17%) iPhone
4 1 (1.09%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.09%) BYOD
4 1 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.09%) Hedge funds
4 1 (1.09%) PDA
4 1 (1.09%) Replication
4 1 (1.09%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 80 (86.96%) Windows
2 40 (43.48%) Windows Server
3 25 (27.17%) Windows 10
4 23 (25.00%) Windows 7
5 20 (21.74%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (14.13%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (8.70%) Linux
7 8 (8.70%) Mac OS
8 7 (7.61%) Apple iOS
8 7 (7.61%) Windows 8
9 6 (6.52%) Android
10 5 (5.43%) Mac OS X
11 4 (4.35%) Data ONTAP
12 3 (3.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (19.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 18 (19.57%) Mobile Device Management
2 13 (14.13%) ITIL
3 11 (11.96%) Migration
4 10 (10.87%) Virtual Environments
5 9 (9.78%) Server Building
6 8 (8.70%) Change Management
7 7 (7.61%) ITSM
8 6 (6.52%) CRM
8 6 (6.52%) Email Migration
8 6 (6.52%) Project Management
8 6 (6.52%) Service Management
8 6 (6.52%) Time Management
9 5 (5.43%) Problem-Solving
10 4 (4.35%) Infrastructure Management
10 4 (4.35%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 4 (4.35%) Systems Engineering
10 4 (4.35%) Task Automation
11 3 (3.26%) Cybersecurity
11 3 (3.26%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 24 (26.09%) PowerShell
2 11 (11.96%) SQL
3 2 (2.17%) C#
4 1 (1.09%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.09%) Perl
4 1 (1.09%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (4.35%) PMI Certification
1 4 (4.35%) PMP
2 3 (3.26%) Degree
2 3 (3.26%) MCP
2 3 (3.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (2.17%) DBS Check
3 2 (2.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (2.17%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.09%) ACSP
4 1 (1.09%) ACTC
4 1 (1.09%) CCNP
4 1 (1.09%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.09%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (1.09%) MCITP
4 1 (1.09%) MCSA
4 1 (1.09%) MCSE
4 1 (1.09%) MCTS
4 1 (1.09%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.09%) TOGAF Certification
4 1 (1.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.17%) SLA
2 1 (1.09%) COBIT
2 1 (1.09%) PMO
System Software
1 76 (82.61%) Active Directory
2 14 (15.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (13.04%) XenDesktop
4 11 (11.96%) VMware ESXi
4 11 (11.96%) vSphere
4 11 (11.96%) XenApp
5 6 (6.52%) VMware Workstation
6 5 (5.43%) Hyper-V
7 3 (3.26%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (2.17%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (1.09%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (1.09%) NFS
Systems Management
1 23 (25.00%) SCCM
2 3 (3.26%) Microsoft Clustering
2 3 (3.26%) vMotion
3 2 (2.17%) Failover Clustering
3 2 (2.17%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 2 (2.17%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (1.09%) Ansible
4 1 (1.09%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.09%) HP SIM
4 1 (1.09%) Puppet
4 1 (1.09%) SCOM
Vendors
1 76 (82.61%) Microsoft
2 31 (33.70%) VMware
3 30 (32.61%) Citrix
4 20 (21.74%) Cisco
5 7 (7.61%) Apple
5 7 (7.61%) iManage
6 6 (6.52%) NetApp
7 5 (5.43%) ServiceNow
8 4 (4.35%) Dell
9 3 (3.26%) Red Hat
9 3 (3.26%) Sony
10 2 (2.17%) Avaya
10 2 (2.17%) Dell Compellent
10 2 (2.17%) EMC
10 2 (2.17%) HP
10 2 (2.17%) IronPort
10 2 (2.17%) Meraki
10 2 (2.17%) SolarWinds
11 1 (1.09%) FireEye
11 1 (1.09%) Shavlik