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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 138 119 102
Rank change year-on-year -19 -17  
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 25 47 109
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.76% 1.41% 1.87%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.94% 8.53% 10.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 28 79
Median daily rate £300 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.27% +17.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £142 £259 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £310 £275
% change year-on-year -3.35% +12.87%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 14
Median hourly rate £30.00 £17.50 £15.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +71.42% +12.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.28 £15.25 £19.50
% change year-on-year +6.75% -21.79%  

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 506 551 998
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 15.45% 16.58% 17.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 370 427 746
Median daily rate £493 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.44% +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £300 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 25
Median hourly rate £30.00 £17.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +71.42% +2.94%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £122.50 £22.00 £34.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year - +19.04%  

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 48 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 42 (70.00%) Windows
3 33 (55.00%) Microsoft
4 25 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 24 (40.00%) Windows Server
6 21 (35.00%) Office 365
7 19 (31.67%) VMware
8 18 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2013
9 16 (26.67%) Windows 7
10 15 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 15 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
11 14 (23.33%) Finance
12 13 (21.67%) PowerShell
12 13 (21.67%) Windows Server 2012
12 13 (21.67%) Windows 10
13 12 (20.00%) SAN
13 12 (20.00%) Citrix
14 11 (18.33%) Windows 8
14 11 (18.33%) SCCM
15 10 (16.67%) Firewall
16 9 (15.00%) Banking
16 9 (15.00%) Cisco Certification
16 9 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
16 9 (15.00%) CCNA
16 9 (15.00%) ITIL
16 9 (15.00%) MCSE
17 8 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
17 8 (13.33%) Remote Desktop
18 7 (11.67%) Microsoft Azure
18 7 (11.67%) vSphere

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 25 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 18 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (10.00%) SharePoint
4 4 (6.67%) Skype for Business
5 3 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (3.33%) Apache Solr
6 2 (3.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.67%) IIS
Applications
1 15 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.67%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 21 (35.00%) Office 365
2 7 (11.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (6.67%) Azure Active Directory
3 4 (6.67%) SaaS
4 3 (5.00%) IaaS
5 2 (3.33%) Mimecast
5 2 (3.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (20.00%) SAN
2 10 (16.67%) Firewall
3 8 (13.33%) Remote Desktop
4 7 (11.67%) DNS
5 6 (10.00%) NAS
5 6 (10.00%) TCP/IP
5 6 (10.00%) WAN
6 5 (8.33%) VLAN
7 4 (6.67%) VPN
8 3 (5.00%) DHCP
8 3 (5.00%) Internet
8 3 (5.00%) LAN
9 2 (3.33%) DMZ
9 2 (3.33%) iSCSI
9 2 (3.33%) LDAP
9 2 (3.33%) Skype
9 2 (3.33%) SSL
9 2 (3.33%) VoIP
10 1 (1.67%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (1.67%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.67%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (1.67%) MySQL
3 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.67%) MSI
General
1 14 (23.33%) Finance
2 9 (15.00%) Banking
3 5 (8.33%) Law
3 5 (8.33%) Legal
4 2 (3.33%) Back Office
4 2 (3.33%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (21.67%) Support Engineer
2 12 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 12 (20.00%) Analyst
3 11 (18.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 11 (18.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 10 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 9 (15.00%) Architect
6 8 (13.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 8 (13.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
6 8 (13.33%) Service Analyst
7 7 (11.67%) Service Desk Analyst
8 5 (8.33%) Windows Engineer
9 4 (6.67%) Administrator
9 4 (6.67%) Consultant
9 4 (6.67%) Support Analyst
9 4 (6.67%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
10 3 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
10 3 (5.00%) IT Support
10 3 (5.00%) Messaging Engineer
10 3 (5.00%) Windows Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.33%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.67%) BYOD
4 1 (1.67%) Clustering
4 1 (1.67%) EMC VNX
4 1 (1.67%) iPhone
4 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.67%) NHS
4 1 (1.67%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 42 (70.00%) Windows
2 24 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 16 (26.67%) Windows 7
4 15 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (21.67%) Windows 10
5 13 (21.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (18.33%) Windows 8
7 2 (3.33%) Linux
7 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.67%) Android
8 1 (1.67%) SUSE
8 1 (1.67%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (15.00%) ITIL
2 5 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
3 4 (6.67%) Document Management
3 4 (6.67%) Migration
3 4 (6.67%) Service Delivery
3 4 (6.67%) Task Automation
4 3 (5.00%) Change Management
4 3 (5.00%) E-Discovery
4 3 (5.00%) Identity Management
4 3 (5.00%) ITSM
4 3 (5.00%) Release Management
5 2 (3.33%) Asset Management
5 2 (3.33%) Data Governance
5 2 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (3.33%) Electronic Discovery Reference Model
5 2 (3.33%) Server Virtualisation
5 2 (3.33%) Service Management
5 2 (3.33%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (3.33%) Workflow
6 1 (1.67%) Security Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 13 (21.67%) PowerShell
2 7 (11.67%) SQL
3 4 (6.67%) VBScript
4 2 (3.33%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.67%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (15.00%) CCNA
1 9 (15.00%) Cisco Certification
1 9 (15.00%) MCSE
1 9 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (8.33%) Security Cleared
3 3 (5.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.33%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.67%) MCITP
5 1 (1.67%) MCP
5 1 (1.67%) MCTS
5 1 (1.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.00%) SLA
2 1 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 48 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (11.67%) vSphere
4 6 (10.00%) XenApp
4 6 (10.00%) XenDesktop
5 5 (8.33%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (6.67%) Hyper-V
7 2 (3.33%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (3.33%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.67%) DFS Replication
8 1 (1.67%) Firmware
8 1 (1.67%) ISA Server
8 1 (1.67%) Terminal Server
8 1 (1.67%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (1.67%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 11 (18.33%) SCCM
2 4 (6.67%) Backup Exec
2 4 (6.67%) SCOM
3 3 (5.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (3.33%) SCVMM
4 2 (3.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (1.67%) AirWatch
5 1 (1.67%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (1.67%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (1.67%) Nagios
5 1 (1.67%) SCOrch
5 1 (1.67%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 33 (55.00%) Microsoft
2 19 (31.67%) VMware
3 12 (20.00%) Citrix
4 5 (8.33%) Cisco
4 5 (8.33%) ServiceNow
5 4 (6.67%) NetApp
6 3 (5.00%) Dell
6 3 (5.00%) Symantec
7 2 (3.33%) AppSense
7 2 (3.33%) Dell Compellent
7 2 (3.33%) EMC
7 2 (3.33%) HP
7 2 (3.33%) Palo Alto
8 1 (1.67%) Altiris
8 1 (1.67%) Barracuda Networks
8 1 (1.67%) DataCore
8 1 (1.67%) Polycom
8 1 (1.67%) Veeam
8 1 (1.67%) Veritas
8 1 (1.67%) WatchGuard
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