Period
to 21 January 2020

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 21 January 2020 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
21 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 161 160 189
Rank change year-on-year -1 +29 -17
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 38 92 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.76% 1.36% 0.87%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.18% 7.35% 6.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 72 45
City of London median daily rate £305 £288 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.09% -4.17% -14.29%
10th Percentile £123 £143 £140
90th Percentile £488 £475 £495
Central London median daily rate £365 £225 £300
% change year-on-year +62.22% -25.00% -13.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 2
City of London median hourly rate £20.08 £20.88 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.82% -24.09% +44.74%
Central London median hourly rate £20.08 £20.88 £19.00
% change year-on-year -3.82% +9.87% +17.65%

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 733 1,252 1,010
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 14.68% 18.51% 14.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 571 948 815
City of London median daily rate £500 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £263 £279 £281
90th Percentile £656 £650 £675
Central London median daily rate £500 £525 £498
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.53% +7.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 21 8
City of London median hourly rate £23.00 £19.25 £17.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.48% +7.84% -6.05%
10th Percentile £19.60 £13.00 £10.88
90th Percentile £35.55 £25.50 £27.50
Central London median hourly rate £25.00 £19.25 £17.85
% change year-on-year +29.87% +7.84% -4.67%

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 21 January 2020.

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 21 January 2020. 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 +44 2 £263 +110.00%
Moorgate - 1 - -
MS Exchange
Central London

For the 6 months to 21 January 2020, 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 31 (81.58%) Windows
2 29 (76.32%) Microsoft
3 26 (68.42%) Active Directory
4 20 (52.63%) Office 365
5 18 (47.37%) Microsoft Office
6 14 (36.84%) Windows 10
7 13 (34.21%) Exchange Server 2010
7 13 (34.21%) Citrix
7 13 (34.21%) VMware
7 13 (34.21%) Windows 7
8 12 (31.58%) Azure
8 12 (31.58%) SCCM
8 12 (31.58%) ITIL
9 10 (26.32%) DNS
9 10 (26.32%) Finance
9 10 (26.32%) Migration
9 10 (26.32%) Windows Server
10 8 (21.05%) TCP/IP
10 8 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (21.05%) SharePoint
11 7 (18.42%) MCSE
11 7 (18.42%) DHCP
11 7 (18.42%) Wireless
11 7 (18.42%) Symantec
11 7 (18.42%) VMware Infrastructure
11 7 (18.42%) Windows Server 2008
12 6 (15.79%) XenApp
12 6 (15.79%) XenDesktop
12 6 (15.79%) Degree
12 6 (15.79%) Backup Exec

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 13 (34.21%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (21.05%) SharePoint
3 4 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (7.89%) IIS
5 1 (2.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (2.63%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 18 (47.37%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 20 (52.63%) Office 365
2 12 (31.58%) Azure
3 4 (10.53%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (7.89%) Mimecast
5 1 (2.63%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (2.63%) G Suite
5 1 (2.63%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 10 (26.32%) DNS
2 8 (21.05%) TCP/IP
3 7 (18.42%) DHCP
3 7 (18.42%) Wireless
4 6 (15.79%) Firewall
4 6 (15.79%) SAN
5 5 (13.16%) LAN
5 5 (13.16%) WAN
6 4 (10.53%) MPLS
7 3 (7.89%) Internet
7 3 (7.89%) IP Telephony
8 2 (5.26%) NetScaler
8 2 (5.26%) Skype
9 1 (2.63%) GoToMeeting
9 1 (2.63%) iSCSI
9 1 (2.63%) NAS
9 1 (2.63%) Remote Desktop
9 1 (2.63%) VLAN
9 1 (2.63%) WebEx
9 1 (2.63%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.89%) Amazon RDS
1 3 (7.89%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) JIRA
General
1 10 (26.32%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Banking
2 1 (2.63%) Financial Institution
2 1 (2.63%) Law
2 1 (2.63%) Legal
2 1 (2.63%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 11 (28.95%) Support Engineer
2 8 (21.05%) Desktop Engineer
3 6 (15.79%) Desktop Support
3 6 (15.79%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 5 (13.16%) Analyst
4 5 (13.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (13.16%) Mac Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Architect
6 3 (7.89%) IT Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) IT Support
6 3 (7.89%) Migration Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) 1st Line Support
7 2 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (5.26%) Azure Architect
7 2 (5.26%) IT Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) IT Support Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Office 365 Architect
7 2 (5.26%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Service Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Service Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (5.26%) User Experience
2 1 (2.63%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.63%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.63%) Fat Client
2 1 (2.63%) Handset
2 1 (2.63%) iPhone
2 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.63%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (2.63%) Thin Client
2 1 (2.63%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 31 (81.58%) Windows
2 14 (36.84%) Windows 10
3 13 (34.21%) Windows 7
4 10 (26.32%) Windows Server
5 7 (18.42%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (13.16%) Windows 8
7 3 (7.89%) Apple iOS
8 2 (5.26%) Android
9 1 (2.63%) Linux
9 1 (2.63%) Mac OS
9 1 (2.63%) Unix
9 1 (2.63%) Windows Phone
9 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (31.58%) ITIL
2 10 (26.32%) Migration
3 5 (13.16%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 5 (13.16%) ITIL V3
3 5 (13.16%) Problem-Solving
3 5 (13.16%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (10.53%) Service Management
5 3 (7.89%) Email Migration
5 3 (7.89%) ITSM
5 3 (7.89%) Project Delivery
5 3 (7.89%) Server Building
5 3 (7.89%) Time Management
6 2 (5.26%) Asset Management
6 2 (5.26%) CRM
7 1 (2.63%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (2.63%) Document Management
7 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (2.63%) Network Design
7 1 (2.63%) Online Security
7 1 (2.63%) Practice Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.53%) PowerShell
2 3 (7.89%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (18.42%) MCSE
3 6 (15.79%) Degree
3 6 (15.79%) MCSA
4 3 (7.89%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (5.26%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.63%) CCA
6 1 (2.63%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (2.63%) MCDST
6 1 (2.63%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (68.42%) Active Directory
2 7 (18.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (15.79%) XenApp
3 6 (15.79%) XenDesktop
4 3 (7.89%) vSphere
5 2 (5.26%) Hyper-V
5 2 (5.26%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (2.63%) Terminal Services
6 1 (2.63%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.63%) Xen
Systems Management
1 12 (31.58%) SCCM
2 6 (15.79%) Backup Exec
2 6 (15.79%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (5.26%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (2.63%) Jamf Pro
4 1 (2.63%) NetVault Backup
4 1 (2.63%) SCOM
4 1 (2.63%) SCSM
4 1 (2.63%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (2.63%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 29 (76.32%) Microsoft
2 13 (34.21%) Citrix
2 13 (34.21%) VMware
3 7 (18.42%) Symantec
4 6 (15.79%) Cisco
5 4 (10.53%) Dell
5 4 (10.53%) MobileIron
6 3 (7.89%) Apple
7 2 (5.26%) HP
7 2 (5.26%) NetApp
7 2 (5.26%) ServiceNow
8 1 (2.63%) Aruba
8 1 (2.63%) EMC
8 1 (2.63%) Ivanti
8 1 (2.63%) Kaseya
8 1 (2.63%) Mitel
8 1 (2.63%) Polycom
8 1 (2.63%) RightFax
8 1 (2.63%) Veeam
8 1 (2.63%) Veritas