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 3 months to 22 May 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
London / City of London
3 months to
22 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 137 113 90
Rank change year-on-year -24 -23  
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 27 44 125
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.84% 1.33% 2.25%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.48% 7.97% 13.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 30 84
Median daily rate £225 £425 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -47.05% +23.18%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £274 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £514 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £290 £305 £275
% change year-on-year -4.91% +10.90%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 18
Median hourly rate £30.00 £19.00 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +57.89% +13.43%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.14 £15.00 £16.98
% change year-on-year +7.60% -11.66%  

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 493 552 960
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 15.32% 16.69% 17.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 353 415 724
Median daily rate £475 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £307 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -3.12% +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 12 28
Median hourly rate £32.50 £19.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +71.05% +11.76%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £122.50 £26.00 £31.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.26 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +4.34% -12.50%  

MS Exchange
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing MS Exchange as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

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 3 months to 22 May 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 22 May 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 55 (87.30%) Active Directory
2 44 (69.84%) Windows
3 35 (55.56%) Microsoft
4 29 (46.03%) Exchange Server 2010
5 26 (41.27%) Windows Server
6 20 (31.75%) Office 365
7 19 (30.16%) VMware
8 18 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2013
9 16 (25.40%) Windows Server 2012
9 16 (25.40%) Windows 7
9 16 (25.40%) SCCM
9 16 (25.40%) PowerShell
9 16 (25.40%) Windows Server 2008
9 16 (25.40%) Citrix
9 16 (25.40%) Microsoft Office
10 14 (22.22%) Finance
11 13 (20.63%) DNS
12 12 (19.05%) SQL Server
13 11 (17.46%) Windows 8
13 11 (17.46%) MCSE
13 11 (17.46%) Microsoft Certification
14 10 (15.87%) SAN
14 10 (15.87%) XenApp
15 9 (14.29%) Windows 10
15 9 (14.29%) Remote Desktop
15 9 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
15 9 (14.29%) CCNA
15 9 (14.29%) ITIL
15 9 (14.29%) Banking
16 8 (12.70%) Firewall

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 29 (46.03%) Exchange Server 2010
2 18 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (6.35%) IIS
4 4 (6.35%) Skype for Business
5 3 (4.76%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 16 (25.40%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (4.76%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 20 (31.75%) Office 365
2 5 (7.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (6.35%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (4.76%) IaaS
4 3 (4.76%) SaaS
5 2 (3.17%) Mimecast
5 2 (3.17%) PaaS
6 1 (1.59%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 13 (20.63%) DNS
2 10 (15.87%) SAN
3 9 (14.29%) Remote Desktop
4 8 (12.70%) Firewall
5 6 (9.52%) DHCP
5 6 (9.52%) TCP/IP
5 6 (9.52%) WAN
6 5 (7.94%) VPN
7 4 (6.35%) Internet
7 4 (6.35%) VLAN
8 3 (4.76%) LAN
9 2 (3.17%) Intranet
9 2 (3.17%) iSCSI
9 2 (3.17%) NAS
9 2 (3.17%) Skype
9 2 (3.17%) VoIP
10 1 (1.59%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (1.59%) MPLS
10 1 (1.59%) NetScaler
10 1 (1.59%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (19.05%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (3.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.59%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (3.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.59%) MSI
General
1 14 (22.22%) Finance
2 9 (14.29%) Banking
3 6 (9.52%) Law
3 6 (9.52%) Legal
4 2 (3.17%) Back Office
5 1 (1.59%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.59%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.59%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (20.63%) 2nd Line Support
1 13 (20.63%) Support Engineer
2 12 (19.05%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 12 (19.05%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 11 (17.46%) Analyst
3 11 (17.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 9 (14.29%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 9 (14.29%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
4 9 (14.29%) Service Analyst
5 8 (12.70%) Service Desk Analyst
6 7 (11.11%) Architect
7 6 (9.52%) Consultant
7 6 (9.52%) Windows Engineer
8 5 (7.94%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 5 (7.94%) Active Directory Analyst
9 4 (6.35%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
9 4 (6.35%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (6.35%) Administrator
10 3 (4.76%) Exchange Specialist
10 3 (4.76%) Windows Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 5 (7.94%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.17%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.59%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.59%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.59%) Clustering
4 1 (1.59%) EMC VNX
4 1 (1.59%) iPhone
4 1 (1.59%) NHS
4 1 (1.59%) PKI
4 1 (1.59%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.59%) Replication
4 1 (1.59%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 44 (69.84%) Windows
2 26 (41.27%) Windows Server
3 16 (25.40%) Windows 7
3 16 (25.40%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (25.40%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (17.46%) Windows 8
5 9 (14.29%) Windows 10
6 4 (6.35%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.59%) Android
7 1 (1.59%) Linux
7 1 (1.59%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (14.29%) ITIL
2 5 (7.94%) Document Management
2 5 (7.94%) Migration
2 5 (7.94%) Task Automation
3 3 (4.76%) Change Management
3 3 (4.76%) Identity Management
3 3 (4.76%) Release Management
3 3 (4.76%) Server Virtualisation
3 3 (4.76%) Service Delivery
4 2 (3.17%) Asset Management
4 2 (3.17%) CRM
4 2 (3.17%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (3.17%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (3.17%) PRINCE2
4 2 (3.17%) Service Management
4 2 (3.17%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (3.17%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (1.59%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (1.59%) Data Modelling
5 1 (1.59%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (25.40%) PowerShell
2 4 (6.35%) SQL
3 2 (3.17%) VBScript
4 1 (1.59%) C
4 1 (1.59%) C#
4 1 (1.59%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (17.46%) MCSE
1 11 (17.46%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (14.29%) CCNA
2 9 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (7.94%) Security Cleared
4 3 (4.76%) SC Cleared
5 2 (3.17%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.59%) MCITP
6 1 (1.59%) MCP
6 1 (1.59%) MCTS
6 1 (1.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.76%) SLA
2 1 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 55 (87.30%) Active Directory
2 10 (15.87%) XenApp
3 7 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (9.52%) vSphere
4 6 (9.52%) XenDesktop
5 5 (7.94%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (6.35%) Hyper-V
7 2 (3.17%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (3.17%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.59%) DFS Replication
8 1 (1.59%) Firmware
8 1 (1.59%) ISA Server
8 1 (1.59%) Terminal Server
8 1 (1.59%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (1.59%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 16 (25.40%) SCCM
2 4 (6.35%) SCOM
3 3 (4.76%) Backup Exec
3 3 (4.76%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 3 (4.76%) SCOrch
4 2 (3.17%) SCVMM
4 2 (3.17%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (1.59%) AirWatch
5 1 (1.59%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (1.59%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 35 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 19 (30.16%) VMware
3 16 (25.40%) Citrix
4 6 (9.52%) NetApp
5 5 (7.94%) Cisco
6 4 (6.35%) ServiceNow
7 3 (4.76%) Dell
7 3 (4.76%) HP
7 3 (4.76%) Symantec
8 2 (3.17%) AppSense
8 2 (3.17%) Dell Compellent
8 2 (3.17%) EMC
8 2 (3.17%) Palo Alto
9 1 (1.59%) 3PAR
9 1 (1.59%) Altiris
9 1 (1.59%) Apple
9 1 (1.59%) Avaya
9 1 (1.59%) Barracuda Networks
9 1 (1.59%) DataCore
9 1 (1.59%) Polycom
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