Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 2017 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
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 184 175 150
Rank change year-on-year -9 -25 -50
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 62 73 132
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.87% 1.11% 1.44%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.05% 6.26% 8.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 45 99
City of London median daily rate £268 £388 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.97% +13.97% +18.26%
10th Percentile £142 £163 £161
90th Percentile £499 £488 £439
Central London median daily rate £300 £381 £328
% change year-on-year -21.31% +16.23% +13.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 6
City of London median hourly rate £27.50 £19.00 £17.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.74% +7.80% +11.90%
Central London median hourly rate £19.00 £12.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +52.00% -30.56% +20.00%

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 1025 1166 1509
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 14.46% 17.68% 16.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 800 917 1140
City of London median daily rate £500 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £277 £306 £263
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
Central London median daily rate £498 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +10.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 15 22
City of London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £17.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.53% +5.67% +2.74%
10th Percentile £10.88 £11.25 £11.33
90th Percentile £27.50 £56.12 £41.90
Central London median hourly rate £17.85 £18.45 £17.98
% change year-on-year -3.25% +2.61% +8.97%

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 20 November 2017.

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 20 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing MS Exchange also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for MS Exchange.

1 47 (75.81%) Windows
2 43 (69.35%) Active Directory
3 35 (56.45%) Microsoft
4 27 (43.55%) Office 365
5 25 (40.32%) Windows Server
6 24 (38.71%) Finance
7 20 (32.26%) ITIL
8 19 (30.65%) Microsoft Office
9 17 (27.42%) Microsoft Azure
10 16 (25.81%) VMware
11 15 (24.19%) LAN
12 14 (22.58%) VMware Infrastructure
12 14 (22.58%) Windows 10
13 13 (20.97%) Cisco
13 13 (20.97%) Citrix
14 12 (19.35%) WAN
14 12 (19.35%) Exchange Server 2013
15 10 (16.13%) SharePoint
15 10 (16.13%) Microsoft Certification
15 10 (16.13%) Banking
16 9 (14.52%) Windows Server 2008
16 9 (14.52%) Veeam
16 9 (14.52%) CheckPoint
16 9 (14.52%) MCSE
16 9 (14.52%) Migration
16 9 (14.52%) Backup Exec
17 8 (12.90%) NetBackup
17 8 (12.90%) Legal
17 8 (12.90%) SQL Server
17 8 (12.90%) SAN

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 12 (19.35%) Exchange Server 2013
2 10 (16.13%) SharePoint
3 8 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (8.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 5 (8.06%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (6.45%) IIS
5 4 (6.45%) Skype for Business
6 3 (4.84%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (3.23%) Apache Solr
8 1 (1.61%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 19 (30.65%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (6.45%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.61%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (6.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.61%) Eikon
2 1 (1.61%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 27 (43.55%) Office 365
2 17 (27.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (11.29%) Mimecast
4 3 (4.84%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (3.23%) OneDrive
5 2 (3.23%) SaaS
6 1 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (1.61%) G Suite
6 1 (1.61%) IaaS
6 1 (1.61%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (24.19%) LAN
2 12 (19.35%) WAN
3 8 (12.90%) SAN
4 7 (11.29%) DNS
4 7 (11.29%) Firewall
4 7 (11.29%) TCP/IP
5 5 (8.06%) DHCP
5 5 (8.06%) NAS
5 5 (8.06%) VPN
6 3 (4.84%) Skype
6 3 (4.84%) Telnet
7 2 (3.23%) DMZ
7 2 (3.23%) LDAP
7 2 (3.23%) VLAN
7 2 (3.23%) VoIP
8 1 (1.61%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (1.61%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (1.61%) Internet
8 1 (1.61%) NetScaler
8 1 (1.61%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.90%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.84%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.61%) MySQL
4 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (3.23%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 24 (38.71%) Finance
2 10 (16.13%) Banking
3 8 (12.90%) Legal
4 7 (11.29%) Law
5 4 (6.45%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (24.19%) Analyst
2 11 (17.74%) Desktop Support
3 9 (14.52%) 2nd Line Support
4 8 (12.90%) Support Analyst
5 7 (11.29%) Infrastructure Manager
5 7 (11.29%) IT Support
5 7 (11.29%) Service Analyst
5 7 (11.29%) Service Desk Analyst
6 6 (9.68%) Support Engineer
7 5 (8.06%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 5 (8.06%) Architect
7 5 (8.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (6.45%) 3rd Line Support
8 4 (6.45%) Administrator
8 4 (6.45%) Consultant
8 4 (6.45%) Desktop Analyst
8 4 (6.45%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 4 (6.45%) IT Analyst
8 4 (6.45%) IT Support Analyst
8 4 (6.45%) Service Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.61%) .NET
1 1 (1.61%) 802.1X
1 1 (1.61%) AngularJS
1 1 (1.61%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (1.61%) CSS
1 1 (1.61%) LINQ
1 1 (1.61%) OAuth
1 1 (1.61%) SailPoint
1 1 (1.61%) Software Packaging
1 1 (1.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.90%) BYOD
2 7 (11.29%) Blackberry
2 7 (11.29%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (9.68%) Computer Science
3 6 (9.68%) Microsoft Licensing
4 5 (8.06%) Management Information System
5 4 (6.45%) iPad
5 4 (6.45%) iPhone
5 4 (6.45%) User Experience
6 2 (3.23%) Clustering
6 2 (3.23%) PKI
7 1 (1.61%) CESG
7 1 (1.61%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.61%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 47 (75.81%) Windows
2 25 (40.32%) Windows Server
3 14 (22.58%) Windows 10
4 9 (14.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (12.90%) Windows 7
5 8 (12.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (4.84%) Unix
6 3 (4.84%) Windows 8
6 3 (4.84%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (3.23%) Linux
7 2 (3.23%) Solaris
7 2 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (3.23%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.61%) Android
8 1 (1.61%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.61%) SUSE
8 1 (1.61%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (32.26%) ITIL
2 9 (14.52%) Migration
3 7 (11.29%) Document Management
3 7 (11.29%) Incident Management
3 7 (11.29%) ITSM
4 6 (9.68%) Capacity Planning
4 6 (9.68%) Change Control
4 6 (9.68%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (9.68%) People Management
4 6 (9.68%) Performance Monitoring
4 6 (9.68%) Problem Management
4 6 (9.68%) Root Cause Analysis
4 6 (9.68%) Software Licensing
5 5 (8.06%) Budget Control
5 5 (8.06%) Kalman Filter
5 5 (8.06%) Service Delivery
6 4 (6.45%) CRM
6 4 (6.45%) Cybersecurity
7 3 (4.84%) Data Migration
7 3 (4.84%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (11.29%) PowerShell
1 7 (11.29%) SQL
2 3 (4.84%) VBScript
3 1 (1.61%) C
3 1 (1.61%) C#
3 1 (1.61%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.61%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (16.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (14.52%) MCSE
3 6 (9.68%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (9.68%) Degree
3 6 (9.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (8.06%) CCNA
4 5 (8.06%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (8.06%) MCP
5 3 (4.84%) DV Cleared
5 3 (4.84%) Security Cleared
6 2 (3.23%) MCITP
7 1 (1.61%) DBS Check
7 1 (1.61%) MCSA
7 1 (1.61%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.29%) SLA
2 1 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 43 (69.35%) Active Directory
2 14 (22.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (12.90%) Hyper-V
4 4 (6.45%) vSphere
4 4 (6.45%) XenApp
5 3 (4.84%) XenServer
6 2 (3.23%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (3.23%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (1.61%) BitLocker
7 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (1.61%) UAG
7 1 (1.61%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (1.61%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.61%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (1.61%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (14.52%) Backup Exec
2 8 (12.90%) NetBackup
3 6 (9.68%) SCCM
4 2 (3.23%) Netcool
4 2 (3.23%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (3.23%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 2 (3.23%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (1.61%) DatAdvantage
5 1 (1.61%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (1.61%) Ionix
5 1 (1.61%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (1.61%) Nagios
5 1 (1.61%) SCOM
5 1 (1.61%) SCVMM
5 1 (1.61%) SmoothWall
5 1 (1.61%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 35 (56.45%) Microsoft
2 16 (25.81%) VMware
3 13 (20.97%) Cisco
3 13 (20.97%) Citrix
4 9 (14.52%) CheckPoint
4 9 (14.52%) Veeam
5 7 (11.29%) Sophos
6 5 (8.06%) Dell
6 5 (8.06%) ServiceNow
7 4 (6.45%) Bloomberg
7 4 (6.45%) HP
7 4 (6.45%) Symantec
8 3 (4.84%) F5
8 3 (4.84%) McAfee
8 3 (4.84%) Reuters
8 3 (4.84%) Veritas
9 2 (3.23%) Apple
9 2 (3.23%) AppSense
9 2 (3.23%) Forcepoint
9 2 (3.23%) Sage