Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 185 196 171
Rank change year-on-year +11 -25 -26
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 70 56 77
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.00% 0.81% 1.16%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.75% 5.50% 6.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 41 47
City of London median daily rate £230 £250 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.00% -37.11% +8.90%
10th Percentile £137 £140 £163
90th Percentile £475 £494 £493
Central London median daily rate £200 £300 £375
% change year-on-year -33.33% -20.00% +12.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 12
City of London median hourly rate £19.25 £27.50 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.00% +74.60% -
10th Percentile £18.59 £18.30 £11.25
90th Percentile £21.13 £27.50 £21.75
Central London median hourly rate £19.25 £19.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year +1.32% +52.00% -23.66%

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 1,218 1,018 1,159
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 17.33% 14.69% 17.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 922 791 907
City of London median daily rate £525 £498 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.53% +10.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £275 £275 £292
90th Percentile £675 £675 £640
Central London median daily rate £500 £493 £450
% change year-on-year +1.52% +9.44% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 10 18
City of London median hourly rate £21.25 £17.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -10.53% +7.10%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.13 £11.25
90th Percentile £32.93 £37.63 £55.56
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £17.85 £18.45
% change year-on-year +12.04% -3.25% +5.43%

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 23 October 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

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 23 October 2018. 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 - 1 - -
MS Exchange
Central London

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 63 (90.00%) Windows
2 54 (77.14%) Active Directory
3 43 (61.43%) Microsoft
4 32 (45.71%) Exchange Server 2010
5 25 (35.71%) Office 365
6 24 (34.29%) ITIL
7 22 (31.43%) Citrix
8 21 (30.00%) DNS
8 21 (30.00%) Microsoft Office
9 20 (28.57%) Finance
9 20 (28.57%) Windows 7
9 20 (28.57%) Windows Server
10 18 (25.71%) VMware
11 17 (24.29%) Windows Server 2008
12 16 (22.86%) SCCM
12 16 (22.86%) Windows 10
13 15 (21.43%) PowerShell
14 14 (20.00%) Apple
15 13 (18.57%) Cisco
15 13 (18.57%) DHCP
15 13 (18.57%) VMware Infrastructure
15 13 (18.57%) Skype
16 12 (17.14%) Android
16 12 (17.14%) Blackberry
17 11 (15.71%) SQL Server
17 11 (15.71%) TCP/IP
17 11 (15.71%) iPhone
17 11 (15.71%) Mac OS
18 10 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
18 10 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012

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 32 (45.71%) Exchange Server 2010
2 9 (12.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 8 (11.43%) Exchange Server 2007
3 8 (11.43%) Exchange Server 2013
3 8 (11.43%) SharePoint
3 8 (11.43%) Skype for Business
4 4 (5.71%) IBM Notes
5 2 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (2.86%) IIS
6 1 (1.43%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 21 (30.00%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (7.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.86%) Infor SunSystems
1 2 (2.86%) ReMetrica
2 1 (1.43%) Northgate Housing
Cloud Services
1 25 (35.71%) Office 365
2 10 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (7.14%) Mimecast
4 2 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.86%) GoToWebinar
5 1 (1.43%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
5 1 (1.43%) iTunes
5 1 (1.43%) OneDrive
5 1 (1.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (30.00%) DNS
2 13 (18.57%) DHCP
2 13 (18.57%) Skype
3 11 (15.71%) TCP/IP
4 9 (12.86%) VPN
5 8 (11.43%) Firewall
5 8 (11.43%) WAN
6 6 (8.57%) SMTP
6 6 (8.57%) VoIP
7 4 (5.71%) IMAP
7 4 (5.71%) LAN
8 3 (4.29%) NetScaler
8 3 (4.29%) PBX
8 3 (4.29%) Remote Desktop
8 3 (4.29%) SAN
8 3 (4.29%) WebEx
8 3 (4.29%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (2.86%) 4G
9 2 (2.86%) FTP
9 2 (2.86%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (15.71%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.43%) MySQL
2 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (4.29%) AdminStudio
2 2 (2.86%) WinDbg
3 1 (1.43%) JIRA
General
1 20 (28.57%) Finance
2 5 (7.14%) Law
3 4 (5.71%) Legal
4 2 (2.86%) Front Office
4 2 (2.86%) Marketing
5 1 (1.43%) Banking
5 1 (1.43%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (27.14%) Analyst
2 16 (22.86%) Support Engineer
3 12 (17.14%) Desktop Support
4 10 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
4 10 (14.29%) Service Analyst
5 8 (11.43%) Desktop Engineer
5 8 (11.43%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 8 (11.43%) IT Engineer
5 8 (11.43%) Service Desk Analyst
6 6 (8.57%) 1st Line Support
6 6 (8.57%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 6 (8.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (8.57%) IT Support
6 6 (8.57%) Support Analyst
7 5 (7.14%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
7 5 (7.14%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 5 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 5 (7.14%) IT Support Engineer
7 5 (7.14%) Service Desk Support Analyst
7 5 (7.14%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.29%) XMPP
2 1 (1.43%) CakePHP
2 1 (1.43%) jQuery
2 1 (1.43%) Sass
2 1 (1.43%) Software Packaging
2 1 (1.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (1.43%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.14%) Blackberry
2 11 (15.71%) iPhone
3 6 (8.57%) Management Information System
4 4 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.71%) iPad
4 4 (5.71%) Replication
5 3 (4.29%) Algorithms
5 3 (4.29%) BYOD
5 3 (4.29%) Data Centre
5 3 (4.29%) RSA SecurID
5 3 (4.29%) Smartphone
6 2 (2.86%) Clustering
6 2 (2.86%) User Experience
6 2 (2.86%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.43%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.43%) EMC Centera
7 1 (1.43%) EMC VNX
7 1 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.43%) Handset
7 1 (1.43%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 63 (90.00%) Windows
2 20 (28.57%) Windows 7
2 20 (28.57%) Windows Server
3 17 (24.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (22.86%) Windows 10
5 12 (17.14%) Android
6 11 (15.71%) Mac OS
7 10 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (11.43%) Windows XP
9 7 (10.00%) Apple iOS
10 6 (8.57%) Linux
10 6 (8.57%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (7.14%) Windows Mobile
12 4 (5.71%) Unix
12 4 (5.71%) Windows 8
13 3 (4.29%) Solaris
14 2 (2.86%) Windows Phone
15 1 (1.43%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (34.29%) ITIL
2 10 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 9 (12.86%) Information Security
3 9 (12.86%) Service Management
4 8 (11.43%) BCP
5 7 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (10.00%) ITIL V3
6 6 (8.57%) Investment Management
7 5 (7.14%) Cybersecurity
7 5 (7.14%) Migration
8 4 (5.71%) Data Loss Prevention
8 4 (5.71%) Identity Management
8 4 (5.71%) Infrastructure Management
8 4 (5.71%) Patch Management
8 4 (5.71%) Task Automation
9 3 (4.29%) Application Packaging
9 3 (4.29%) Data Protection
9 3 (4.29%) Document Management
9 3 (4.29%) ISMS
9 3 (4.29%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 15 (21.43%) PowerShell
2 5 (7.14%) VBScript
3 4 (5.71%) SQL
4 1 (1.43%) C
4 1 (1.43%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.43%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (5.71%) MCP
3 3 (4.29%) CCNA
3 3 (4.29%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (4.29%) MCSA
3 3 (4.29%) MCSE
4 2 (2.86%) A+ Certification
4 2 (2.86%) Degree
4 2 (2.86%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.86%) Master's Degree
4 2 (2.86%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.43%) CCNP
5 1 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.43%) MCITP
5 1 (1.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (2.86%) SLA
2 1 (1.43%) GDPR
2 1 (1.43%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (1.43%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 54 (77.14%) Active Directory
2 13 (18.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (8.57%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (8.57%) vSphere
4 5 (7.14%) XenApp
4 5 (7.14%) XenDesktop
5 4 (5.71%) Hyper-V
6 3 (4.29%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (4.29%) Virtual Desktop
6 3 (4.29%) VMware Workstation
6 3 (4.29%) Xen
7 2 (2.86%) Terminal Services
8 1 (1.43%) NFS
8 1 (1.43%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 16 (22.86%) SCCM
2 4 (5.71%) Single Sign-On
3 3 (4.29%) AirWatch
3 3 (4.29%) Perfmon
3 3 (4.29%) SCOM
4 2 (2.86%) Backup Exec
4 2 (2.86%) NetBackup
4 2 (2.86%) Netcool
4 2 (2.86%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 2 (2.86%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (1.43%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (1.43%) Jamf Pro
5 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (1.43%) MIMEsweeper
5 1 (1.43%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.43%) SCOrch
5 1 (1.43%) SCSM
5 1 (1.43%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 43 (61.43%) Microsoft
2 22 (31.43%) Citrix
3 18 (25.71%) VMware
4 14 (20.00%) Apple
5 13 (18.57%) Cisco
6 7 (10.00%) Ivanti
7 5 (7.14%) Bloomberg
7 5 (7.14%) Reuters
7 5 (7.14%) ServiceNow
7 5 (7.14%) Sophos
7 5 (7.14%) Symantec
8 4 (5.71%) Lotus
8 4 (5.71%) Oracle
8 4 (5.71%) SolarWinds
9 3 (4.29%) CheckPoint
9 3 (4.29%) Clearswift
9 3 (4.29%) Okta
9 3 (4.29%) Palo Alto
9 3 (4.29%) Tufin
9 3 (4.29%) Veritas