Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 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
17 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 147 190 187
Rank change year-on-year +43 -3 -14
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 82 69 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.37% 0.98% 0.79%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.31% 5.73% 5.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 43 40
City of London median daily rate £341 £240 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +42.19% -4.00% -37.11%
10th Percentile £123 £143 £140
90th Percentile £520 £475 £494
Central London median daily rate £358 £200 £300
% change year-on-year +78.75% -33.33% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 3
City of London median hourly rate £20.83 £19.25 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.21% -30.00% +44.74%
Central London median hourly rate £20.83 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +4.15% +5.26% +52.00%

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 987 1,205 1,004
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 16.55% 17.16% 14.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 783 913 772
City of London median daily rate £525 £525 £498
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.53% +10.56%
10th Percentile £279 £275 £275
90th Percentile £674 £675 £675
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £493
% change year-on-year +5.00% +1.52% +9.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 35 9
City of London median hourly rate £21.00 £21.25 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.18% +25.00% -10.53%
10th Percentile £17.53 £13.00 £11.00
90th Percentile £65.90 £33.45 £47.75
Central London median hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year +5.00% +17.65% -9.21%

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 17 October 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
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 17 October 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 +9 2 £298 -
Moorgate - 1 - -
MS Exchange
Central London

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 72 (87.80%) Windows
2 66 (80.49%) Microsoft
3 56 (68.29%) Active Directory
4 37 (45.12%) Citrix
5 33 (40.24%) Microsoft Office
6 31 (37.80%) Office 365
7 26 (31.71%) Windows 10
7 26 (31.71%) Finance
8 24 (29.27%) Windows Server
9 22 (26.83%) XenApp
9 22 (26.83%) Exchange Server 2010
10 21 (25.61%) SharePoint
11 20 (24.39%) SCCM
12 19 (23.17%) Banking
12 19 (23.17%) XenDesktop
12 19 (23.17%) Windows 7
13 17 (20.73%) Mobile Device Management
13 17 (20.73%) DNS
13 17 (20.73%) VMware
14 16 (19.51%) ITIL
15 14 (17.07%) TCP/IP
15 14 (17.07%) Virtual Environments
15 14 (17.07%) Degree
16 13 (15.85%) Dynamics CRM
16 13 (15.85%) CRM
16 13 (15.85%) IIS
17 12 (14.63%) Cisco
17 12 (14.63%) Migration
17 12 (14.63%) Windows Server 2008
17 12 (14.63%) Public Sector

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 22 (26.83%) Exchange Server 2010
2 21 (25.61%) SharePoint
3 13 (15.85%) IIS
4 8 (9.76%) Skype for Business
5 6 (7.32%) SharePoint Server
6 5 (6.10%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (2.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (1.22%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 33 (40.24%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 13 (15.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (7.32%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 31 (37.80%) Office 365
2 9 (10.98%) Azure
3 7 (8.54%) Mimecast
4 4 (4.88%) Dynamics 365
5 3 (3.66%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (3.66%) OneDrive
6 2 (2.44%) Slack
7 1 (1.22%) AWS
7 1 (1.22%) G Suite
7 1 (1.22%) GoToWebinar
Communications & Networking
1 17 (20.73%) DNS
2 14 (17.07%) TCP/IP
3 11 (13.41%) Wireless
4 9 (10.98%) DHCP
4 9 (10.98%) Firewall
4 9 (10.98%) Skype
5 7 (8.54%) WAN
6 6 (7.32%) LAN
6 6 (7.32%) SAN
6 6 (7.32%) VPN
7 5 (6.10%) MPLS
8 4 (4.88%) Internet
8 4 (4.88%) IP Telephony
8 4 (4.88%) iSCSI
9 2 (2.44%) NetScaler
9 2 (2.44%) VLAN
9 2 (2.44%) WLAN
10 1 (1.22%) FTP
10 1 (1.22%) ISDN
10 1 (1.22%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.88%) Amazon RDS
1 4 (4.88%) MySQL
2 2 (2.44%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (10.98%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.22%) JIRA
General
1 26 (31.71%) Finance
2 19 (23.17%) Banking
3 12 (14.63%) Public Sector
4 8 (9.76%) German Language
4 8 (9.76%) Russian Language
5 3 (3.66%) Law
5 3 (3.66%) Legal
6 2 (2.44%) Publishing
7 1 (1.22%) Back Office
7 1 (1.22%) Environmental Health
7 1 (1.22%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.22%) Front Office
7 1 (1.22%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.22%) Local Government
7 1 (1.22%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 17 (20.73%) Support Engineer
2 15 (18.29%) Analyst
3 14 (17.07%) Desktop Engineer
4 13 (15.85%) Desktop Support
5 11 (13.41%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 10 (12.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 9 (10.98%) Windows Engineer
8 7 (8.54%) Administrator
8 7 (8.54%) IT Support
8 7 (8.54%) Mac Engineer
9 6 (7.32%) Systems Analyst
10 5 (6.10%) IT Engineer
10 5 (6.10%) Senior Windows Engineer
10 5 (6.10%) Service Analyst
10 5 (6.10%) Service Desk Analyst
11 4 (4.88%) Deployment Engineer
11 4 (4.88%) Exchange Engineer
11 4 (4.88%) Information Systems Analyst
11 4 (4.88%) Migration Engineer
11 4 (4.88%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.98%) .NET
1 9 (10.98%) .NET Framework
1 9 (10.98%) HTML
1 9 (10.98%) Web Services
1 9 (10.98%) XML
2 6 (7.32%) WCF
2 6 (7.32%) XSLT
3 1 (1.22%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.20%) Management Information System
2 9 (10.98%) Driving Licence
3 4 (4.88%) iPhone
4 3 (3.66%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (2.44%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.44%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.22%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.22%) BYOD
6 1 (1.22%) Clustering
6 1 (1.22%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.22%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.22%) iPad
6 1 (1.22%) Replication
6 1 (1.22%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 72 (87.80%) Windows
2 26 (31.71%) Windows 10
3 24 (29.27%) Windows Server
4 19 (23.17%) Windows 7
5 12 (14.63%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (12.20%) Windows 8
7 7 (8.54%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (7.32%) Apple iOS
9 5 (6.10%) Mac OS
10 4 (4.88%) Android
10 4 (4.88%) Mac OS X
11 2 (2.44%) Linux
12 1 (1.22%) Data ONTAP
12 1 (1.22%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (20.73%) Mobile Device Management
2 16 (19.51%) ITIL
3 14 (17.07%) Virtual Environments
4 13 (15.85%) CRM
5 12 (14.63%) Migration
6 10 (12.20%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 10 (12.20%) SDLC
7 9 (10.98%) Contract Management
7 9 (10.98%) Decision-Making
7 9 (10.98%) Web Development
8 8 (9.76%) Problem-Solving
9 6 (7.32%) B2B
9 6 (7.32%) Service Management
10 5 (6.10%) ITIL V3
10 5 (6.10%) Root Cause Analysis
11 4 (4.88%) Email Migration
11 4 (4.88%) Project Delivery
11 4 (4.88%) Server Building
11 4 (4.88%) Time Management
12 3 (3.66%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 9 (10.98%) JavaScript
2 4 (4.88%) PowerShell
2 4 (4.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (17.07%) Degree
2 9 (10.98%) SC Cleared
2 9 (10.98%) Security Cleared
3 6 (7.32%) HND
3 6 (7.32%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (6.10%) MCSA
4 5 (6.10%) MCSE
5 3 (3.66%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (2.44%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (2.44%) DBS Check
7 1 (1.22%) CCA
7 1 (1.22%) CCNP
7 1 (1.22%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.22%) MCDST
7 1 (1.22%) MCP
7 1 (1.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.22%) SLA
System Software
1 56 (68.29%) Active Directory
2 22 (26.83%) XenApp
3 19 (23.17%) XenDesktop
4 9 (10.98%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (7.32%) vSphere
6 3 (3.66%) Virtual Desktop
6 3 (3.66%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (3.66%) VMware Workstation
7 2 (2.44%) Hyper-V
8 1 (1.22%) NFS
8 1 (1.22%) Xen
Systems Management
1 20 (24.39%) SCCM
2 5 (6.10%) Backup Exec
3 4 (4.88%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (1.22%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.22%) Jamf Pro
4 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (1.22%) vMotion
4 1 (1.22%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 66 (80.49%) Microsoft
2 37 (45.12%) Citrix
3 17 (20.73%) VMware
4 12 (14.63%) Cisco
5 6 (7.32%) Apple
5 6 (7.32%) Symantec
6 4 (4.88%) Dell
6 4 (4.88%) iManage
6 4 (4.88%) NetApp
7 3 (3.66%) ServiceNow
8 2 (2.44%) arcserve
8 2 (2.44%) Forcepoint
8 2 (2.44%) HP
8 2 (2.44%) MobileIron
8 2 (2.44%) Remedy
8 2 (2.44%) Sophos
8 2 (2.44%) Veeam
9 1 (1.22%) Avaya
9 1 (1.22%) McAfee
9 1 (1.22%) Veritas