Period
to 18 August 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 18 August 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
18 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 179 151 119
Rank change year-on-year -28 -32 -17
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 57 87 206
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.86% 1.29% 1.87%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.57% 7.44% 10.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 60 147
City of London median daily rate £230 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -45.88% +21.43% +16.67%
10th Percentile £112 £214 £188
90th Percentile £493 £520 £468
Central London median daily rate £300 £413 £338
% change year-on-year -27.27% +22.22% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 13 22
City of London median hourly rate £23.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.29% +6.06% -11.29%
10th Percentile £17.40 £11.25 £10.05
90th Percentile £28.80 £19.50 £26.50
Central London median hourly rate £19.00 £14.13 £16.50
% change year-on-year +34.51% -14.39% -1.49%

MS Exchange is in the application platform skills category. The next 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.

Contract Application Platform Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 1023 1169 1905
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 15.38% 17.28% 17.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 747 893 1437
City of London median daily rate £500 £445 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.36% +4.71% +6.25%
10th Percentile £275 £294 £256
90th Percentile £675 £625 £620
Central London median daily rate £488 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +8.33% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 19 45
City of London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.53% +11.76% -9.09%
10th Percentile £11.73 £11.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £74.00 £26.25 £34.60
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.45 £16.75
% change year-on-year +1.36% +10.15% -4.29%

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 August 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

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 18 August 2017.

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

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 38 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 37 (64.91%) Windows
3 26 (45.61%) Microsoft
4 22 (38.60%) Office 365
5 18 (31.58%) Windows Server
6 17 (29.82%) VMware
7 16 (28.07%) Finance
8 15 (26.32%) Microsoft Office
8 15 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2010
8 15 (26.32%) Windows 10
9 14 (24.56%) Citrix
10 12 (21.05%) ITIL
10 12 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2013
10 12 (21.05%) Windows 7
11 11 (19.30%) Firewall
12 10 (17.54%) SAN
12 10 (17.54%) PowerShell
12 10 (17.54%) Windows Server 2008
12 10 (17.54%) Windows Server 2012
13 9 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
13 9 (15.79%) SCCM
13 9 (15.79%) SharePoint
13 9 (15.79%) Banking
14 8 (14.04%) WAN
14 8 (14.04%) SQL
14 8 (14.04%) TCP/IP
14 8 (14.04%) Cisco
15 7 (12.28%) VPN
15 7 (12.28%) Migration
15 7 (12.28%) ServiceNow

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 15 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2010
2 12 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2013
3 9 (15.79%) SharePoint
4 4 (7.02%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (5.26%) Skype for Business
6 2 (3.51%) Apache Solr
7 1 (1.75%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.75%) IIS
Applications
1 15 (26.32%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (7.02%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.75%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (7.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.75%) Eikon
2 1 (1.75%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 22 (38.60%) Office 365
2 9 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (7.02%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (3.51%) IaaS
4 2 (3.51%) Mimecast
4 2 (3.51%) SaaS
5 1 (1.75%) G Suite
5 1 (1.75%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (19.30%) Firewall
2 10 (17.54%) SAN
3 8 (14.04%) TCP/IP
3 8 (14.04%) WAN
4 7 (12.28%) VPN
5 6 (10.53%) DNS
5 6 (10.53%) NAS
5 6 (10.53%) VLAN
6 5 (8.77%) LAN
7 4 (7.02%) DHCP
7 4 (7.02%) Remote Desktop
8 3 (5.26%) Internet
9 2 (3.51%) DMZ
9 2 (3.51%) LDAP
9 2 (3.51%) Skype
9 2 (3.51%) SSL
9 2 (3.51%) VoIP
9 2 (3.51%) Wireless
10 1 (1.75%) HTTPS
10 1 (1.75%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.02%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.75%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (1.75%) MySQL
3 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.75%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (28.07%) Finance
2 9 (15.79%) Banking
3 6 (10.53%) Law
3 6 (10.53%) Legal
4 3 (5.26%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.75%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 17 (29.82%) Analyst
2 11 (19.30%) 2nd Line Support
3 9 (15.79%) Service Analyst
3 9 (15.79%) Support Engineer
4 8 (14.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (14.04%) Service Desk Analyst
5 7 (12.28%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 7 (12.28%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 7 (12.28%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 7 (12.28%) Support Analyst
6 6 (10.53%) Architect
7 4 (7.02%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
7 4 (7.02%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 4 (7.02%) Consultant
7 4 (7.02%) Desktop Support
7 4 (7.02%) IT Support
7 4 (7.02%) Messaging Engineer
8 3 (5.26%) Exchange Engineer
8 3 (5.26%) IT Support Analyst
8 3 (5.26%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.75%) .NET
1 1 (1.75%) 802.1X
1 1 (1.75%) AngularJS
1 1 (1.75%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (1.75%) CSS
1 1 (1.75%) LINQ
1 1 (1.75%) OAuth
1 1 (1.75%) SailPoint
1 1 (1.75%) Software Packaging
1 1 (1.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.77%) Data Centre
1 5 (8.77%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (7.02%) BYOD
3 3 (5.26%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.51%) User Experience
5 1 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.75%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.75%) Clustering
5 1 (1.75%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.75%) EMC VNX
5 1 (1.75%) HP Storage
5 1 (1.75%) iPad
5 1 (1.75%) iPhone
5 1 (1.75%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 37 (64.91%) Windows
2 18 (31.58%) Windows Server
3 15 (26.32%) Windows 10
4 12 (21.05%) Windows 7
5 10 (17.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (17.54%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (12.28%) Windows 8
7 2 (3.51%) Android
7 2 (3.51%) Linux
7 2 (3.51%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (1.75%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.75%) SUSE
8 1 (1.75%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.75%) Unix
8 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (21.05%) ITIL
2 7 (12.28%) Migration
3 6 (10.53%) Kalman Filter
4 5 (8.77%) Document Management
4 5 (8.77%) ITSM
4 5 (8.77%) Service Delivery
5 4 (7.02%) CRM
5 4 (7.02%) Task Automation
6 3 (5.26%) Data Migration
6 3 (5.26%) E-Discovery
6 3 (5.26%) Service Management
7 2 (3.51%) Data Governance
7 2 (3.51%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (3.51%) Electronic Discovery Reference Model
7 2 (3.51%) Systems Analysis
7 2 (3.51%) Workflow
8 1 (1.75%) DevOps
8 1 (1.75%) Email Migration
8 1 (1.75%) Security Monitoring
8 1 (1.75%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 10 (17.54%) PowerShell
2 8 (14.04%) SQL
3 3 (5.26%) VBScript
4 2 (3.51%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.75%) C
5 1 (1.75%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (8.77%) CCNA
1 5 (8.77%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (8.77%) MCSE
1 5 (8.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (5.26%) SC Cleared
2 3 (5.26%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.75%) DBS Check
3 1 (1.75%) MCITP
3 1 (1.75%) MCSA
3 1 (1.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.77%) SLA
2 1 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 38 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 6 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (10.53%) vSphere
3 4 (7.02%) XenDesktop
4 3 (5.26%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (5.26%) XenApp
5 2 (3.51%) Hyper-V
5 2 (3.51%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.75%) DFS Replication
6 1 (1.75%) Firmware
6 1 (1.75%) ISA Server
6 1 (1.75%) Terminal Server
6 1 (1.75%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (1.75%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (1.75%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.75%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 9 (15.79%) SCCM
2 3 (5.26%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.75%) AirWatch
3 1 (1.75%) DatAdvantage
3 1 (1.75%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (1.75%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.75%) Nagios
3 1 (1.75%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 26 (45.61%) Microsoft
2 17 (29.82%) VMware
3 14 (24.56%) Citrix
4 8 (14.04%) Cisco
5 7 (12.28%) ServiceNow
6 3 (5.26%) Apple
6 3 (5.26%) Bloomberg
6 3 (5.26%) HP
7 2 (3.51%) CheckPoint
7 2 (3.51%) Dell
7 2 (3.51%) F5
7 2 (3.51%) NetApp
7 2 (3.51%) Palo Alto
7 2 (3.51%) Reuters
7 2 (3.51%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (3.51%) Veeam
8 1 (1.75%) EqualLogic
8 1 (1.75%) FactSet
8 1 (1.75%) Meraki
8 1 (1.75%) Ruckus Wireless