Period
to 18 July 2018

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 18 July 2018 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
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 195 168 154
Rank change year-on-year -27 -14 -38
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 61 65 87
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.86% 1.01% 1.27%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.23% 6.07% 7.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 50 61
City of London median daily rate £335 £300 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.67% -29.41% +16.04%
10th Percentile £151 £105 £214
90th Percentile £500 £545 £550
Central London median daily rate £288 £306 £413
% change year-on-year -6.12% -25.76% +17.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 13
City of London median hourly rate £19.63 £22.34 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.13% +27.63% +2.94%
10th Percentile £18.59 £17.13 £11.25
90th Percentile £21.13 £28.60 £19.50
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.67 £16.63
% change year-on-year -3.23% +24.32% -2.21%

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 1,166 1,071 1,142
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 16.46% 16.63% 16.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 890 797 865
City of London median daily rate £500 £493 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.52% +9.44% +5.88%
10th Percentile £287 £268 £288
90th Percentile £675 £668 £638
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 6 18
City of London median hourly rate £20.00 £26.17 £18.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.57% +43.38% +3.40%
10th Percentile £12.88 £14.44 £11.25
90th Percentile £33.38 £83.13 £26.00
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +6.65%

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 18 July 2018.

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

For the 6 months to 18 July 2018, 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 48 (78.69%) Windows
2 46 (75.41%) Microsoft
3 44 (72.13%) Active Directory
4 25 (40.98%) Office 365
5 24 (39.34%) Exchange Server 2010
6 23 (37.70%) Microsoft Office
7 20 (32.79%) Windows 7
8 19 (31.15%) VMware
9 18 (29.51%) Windows Server
10 16 (26.23%) Finance
10 16 (26.23%) Windows Server 2008
11 15 (24.59%) Citrix
12 14 (22.95%) DNS
12 14 (22.95%) ITIL
12 14 (22.95%) Windows Server 2012
12 14 (22.95%) SCCM
13 13 (21.31%) PowerShell
13 13 (21.31%) Windows 10
13 13 (21.31%) Apple
14 12 (19.67%) Cisco
14 12 (19.67%) Skype
15 11 (18.03%) VMware Infrastructure
16 9 (14.75%) Blackberry
16 9 (14.75%) Migration
16 9 (14.75%) WAN
16 9 (14.75%) VPN
16 9 (14.75%) Linux
16 9 (14.75%) DHCP
16 9 (14.75%) Skype for Business
17 8 (13.11%) VMware ESXi

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 24 (39.34%) Exchange Server 2010
2 9 (14.75%) Skype for Business
3 5 (8.20%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (8.20%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (6.56%) SharePoint
5 3 (4.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (3.28%) IBM Notes
6 2 (3.28%) IIS
7 1 (1.64%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 23 (37.70%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (6.56%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (4.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (3.28%) Infor SunSystems
1 2 (3.28%) ReMetrica
2 1 (1.64%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 25 (40.98%) Office 365
2 6 (9.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (9.84%) Mimecast
3 2 (3.28%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (3.28%) OneDrive
4 1 (1.64%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.64%) GoToWebinar
Communications & Networking
1 14 (22.95%) DNS
2 12 (19.67%) Skype
3 9 (14.75%) DHCP
3 9 (14.75%) VPN
3 9 (14.75%) WAN
4 7 (11.48%) Firewall
5 5 (8.20%) TCP/IP
6 4 (6.56%) PBX
6 4 (6.56%) VoIP
7 3 (4.92%) ADSL
7 3 (4.92%) FTP
7 3 (4.92%) NetScaler
7 3 (4.92%) SAN
7 3 (4.92%) SMTP
7 3 (4.92%) WebEx
8 2 (3.28%) 3G
8 2 (3.28%) Broadband
8 2 (3.28%) LAN
8 2 (3.28%) MPLS
8 2 (3.28%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.84%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.64%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (4.92%) AdminStudio
2 1 (1.64%) JIRA
2 1 (1.64%) WinDbg
General
1 16 (26.23%) Finance
2 4 (6.56%) Banking
3 3 (4.92%) Legal
4 2 (3.28%) Law
5 1 (1.64%) Advertising
5 1 (1.64%) Front Office
5 1 (1.64%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (21.31%) Analyst
2 11 (18.03%) Desktop Support
2 11 (18.03%) Support Engineer
3 8 (13.11%) 2nd Line Support
4 7 (11.48%) Desktop Engineer
4 7 (11.48%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 7 (11.48%) Support Analyst
5 6 (9.84%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 6 (9.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (9.84%) Service Analyst
5 6 (9.84%) Technical Analyst
6 5 (8.20%) IT Engineer
7 4 (6.56%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
7 4 (6.56%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
7 4 (6.56%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 4 (6.56%) Active Directory Support
8 3 (4.92%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 3 (4.92%) Citrix Analyst
8 3 (4.92%) Desktop Analyst
8 3 (4.92%) Technical Services Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.92%) XMPP
2 1 (1.64%) CakePHP
2 1 (1.64%) jQuery
2 1 (1.64%) Sass
2 1 (1.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.75%) Blackberry
2 6 (9.84%) iPhone
3 3 (4.92%) RSA SecurID
3 3 (4.92%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.28%) BYOD
4 2 (3.28%) iPad
4 2 (3.28%) PDA
4 2 (3.28%) Replication
4 2 (3.28%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.64%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.64%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.64%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.64%) EMC Centera
5 1 (1.64%) EMC VNX
5 1 (1.64%) Handset
5 1 (1.64%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.64%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.64%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 48 (78.69%) Windows
2 20 (32.79%) Windows 7
3 18 (29.51%) Windows Server
4 16 (26.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (22.95%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (21.31%) Windows 10
7 9 (14.75%) Linux
8 8 (13.11%) Mac OS
9 7 (11.48%) Android
10 6 (9.84%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (4.92%) Unix
12 2 (3.28%) Mac OS X
12 2 (3.28%) Windows 8
12 2 (3.28%) Windows XP
13 1 (1.64%) Apple iOS
13 1 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (1.64%) Solaris
13 1 (1.64%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (22.95%) ITIL
2 9 (14.75%) Migration
3 8 (13.11%) Service Management
4 5 (8.20%) Change Management
4 5 (8.20%) Investment Management
5 4 (6.56%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (4.92%) Application Packaging
6 3 (4.92%) Application Virtualisation
6 3 (4.92%) BCP
6 3 (4.92%) Problem Management
6 3 (4.92%) Project Management
6 3 (4.92%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (3.28%) Data Protection
7 2 (3.28%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (3.28%) E-Discovery
7 2 (3.28%) Identity Management
7 2 (3.28%) ITIL V3
7 2 (3.28%) ITSM
8 1 (1.64%) Data Governance
8 1 (1.64%) ITIL V2
Programming Languages
1 13 (21.31%) PowerShell
2 4 (6.56%) SQL
2 4 (6.56%) VBScript
3 1 (1.64%) C
3 1 (1.64%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.64%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (8.20%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (4.92%) A+ Certification
2 3 (4.92%) CCNA
2 3 (4.92%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (4.92%) Degree
2 3 (4.92%) MCP
2 3 (4.92%) MCSE
3 2 (3.28%) CCNP
3 2 (3.28%) Master's Degree
3 2 (3.28%) MCITP
3 2 (3.28%) MCSA
4 1 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.64%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.64%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.28%) SLA
2 1 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.64%) PMO
System Software
1 44 (72.13%) Active Directory
2 11 (18.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (13.11%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (11.48%) XenDesktop
5 6 (9.84%) vSphere
5 6 (9.84%) XenApp
6 4 (6.56%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (4.92%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (4.92%) VMware Workstation
7 3 (4.92%) Xen
8 2 (3.28%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (1.64%) Hyper-V
9 1 (1.64%) NFS
Systems Management
1 14 (22.95%) SCCM
2 3 (4.92%) AirWatch
2 3 (4.92%) vCenter Server
3 2 (3.28%) Perfmon
3 2 (3.28%) SCOM
4 1 (1.64%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.64%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.64%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (1.64%) MIMEsweeper
4 1 (1.64%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.64%) SCOrch
4 1 (1.64%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (1.64%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 46 (75.41%) Microsoft
2 19 (31.15%) VMware
3 15 (24.59%) Citrix
4 13 (21.31%) Apple
5 12 (19.67%) Cisco
6 7 (11.48%) Ivanti
7 5 (8.20%) ServiceNow
8 4 (6.56%) Bloomberg
8 4 (6.56%) Reuters
8 4 (6.56%) SolarWinds
9 3 (4.92%) Dell
9 3 (4.92%) HP
10 2 (3.28%) 3PAR
10 2 (3.28%) Avaya
10 2 (3.28%) EMC
10 2 (3.28%) Lotus
10 2 (3.28%) NetApp
11 1 (1.64%) Oracle
11 1 (1.64%) Red Hat
11 1 (1.64%) Veritas