Period
to 17 October 2017

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 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
17 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 183 168 146
Rank change year-on-year -15 -22 -49
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 54 78 150
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.79% 1.17% 1.51%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.42% 6.68% 9.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 47 111
City of London median daily rate £250 £398 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -37.11% +9.66% +29.46%
10th Percentile £140 £163 £166
90th Percentile £494 £493 £475
Central London median daily rate £300 £375 £328
% change year-on-year -20.00% +14.33% +15.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 13 9
City of London median hourly rate £27.50 £19.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.74% +20.63% -7.35%
Central London median hourly rate £19.00 £12.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year +52.00% -26.47% +3.03%

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 996 1168 1666
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 14.53% 17.46% 16.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 764 911 1276
City of London median daily rate £498 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £275 £294 £263
90th Percentile £675 £644 £625
Central London median daily rate £493 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +9.44% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 19 27
City of London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.53% +11.76% -5.20%
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.25 £10.60
90th Percentile £47.75 £55.37 £40.15
Central London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.73 £17.25
% change year-on-year -9.21% +8.55% -3.44%

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 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 17 October 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 39 (72.22%) Windows
2 36 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 25 (46.30%) Microsoft
4 21 (38.89%) Office 365
5 19 (35.19%) Windows Server
6 17 (31.48%) Microsoft Office
7 16 (29.63%) Finance
8 14 (25.93%) Windows 10
9 13 (24.07%) Citrix
10 12 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
11 11 (20.37%) Exchange Server 2013
11 11 (20.37%) ITIL
11 11 (20.37%) LAN
12 9 (16.67%) WAN
12 9 (16.67%) Migration
12 9 (16.67%) VMware
13 8 (14.81%) Exchange Server 2010
13 8 (14.81%) Windows Server 2008
14 7 (12.96%) VMware Infrastructure
14 7 (12.96%) Banking
14 7 (12.96%) Windows 7
14 7 (12.96%) BYOD
14 7 (12.96%) Firewall
14 7 (12.96%) Blackberry
14 7 (12.96%) SharePoint
14 7 (12.96%) SQL
14 7 (12.96%) SAN
14 7 (12.96%) TCP/IP
14 7 (12.96%) DNS
15 6 (11.11%) VPN

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 11 (20.37%) Exchange Server 2013
2 8 (14.81%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (12.96%) SharePoint
4 5 (9.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (5.56%) IIS
6 3 (5.56%) Skype for Business
7 2 (3.70%) Apache Solr
8 1 (1.85%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 17 (31.48%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (7.41%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (7.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.85%) Eikon
2 1 (1.85%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 21 (38.89%) Office 365
2 12 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (7.41%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (3.70%) IaaS
4 2 (3.70%) Mimecast
4 2 (3.70%) PaaS
4 2 (3.70%) SaaS
5 1 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (1.85%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 11 (20.37%) LAN
2 9 (16.67%) WAN
3 7 (12.96%) DNS
3 7 (12.96%) Firewall
3 7 (12.96%) SAN
3 7 (12.96%) TCP/IP
4 6 (11.11%) VPN
5 5 (9.26%) DHCP
5 5 (9.26%) NAS
6 3 (5.56%) Telnet
6 3 (5.56%) VLAN
7 2 (3.70%) DMZ
7 2 (3.70%) LDAP
7 2 (3.70%) Skype
7 2 (3.70%) VoIP
8 1 (1.85%) NetScaler
8 1 (1.85%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (1.85%) SMTP
8 1 (1.85%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (1.85%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.85%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (1.85%) MySQL
2 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2016
2 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (29.63%) Finance
2 7 (12.96%) Banking
3 6 (11.11%) Law
3 6 (11.11%) Legal
4 2 (3.70%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (29.63%) Analyst
2 9 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
3 8 (14.81%) Support Analyst
4 7 (12.96%) IT Support
4 7 (12.96%) Service Analyst
5 6 (11.11%) Desktop Support
5 6 (11.11%) Service Desk Analyst
6 5 (9.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (9.26%) Support Engineer
7 4 (7.41%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 4 (7.41%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 4 (7.41%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 4 (7.41%) Administrator
7 4 (7.41%) IT Analyst
7 4 (7.41%) IT Support Analyst
8 3 (5.56%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
8 3 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 3 (5.56%) Blackberry Support
8 3 (5.56%) Exchange Engineer
8 3 (5.56%) Service Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.85%) .NET
1 1 (1.85%) 802.1X
1 1 (1.85%) AngularJS
1 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (1.85%) CSS
1 1 (1.85%) LINQ
1 1 (1.85%) OAuth
1 1 (1.85%) SailPoint
1 1 (1.85%) Software Packaging
1 1 (1.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.96%) Blackberry
1 7 (12.96%) BYOD
2 6 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (7.41%) iPad
3 4 (7.41%) iPhone
3 4 (7.41%) Management Information System
4 3 (5.56%) User Experience
5 2 (3.70%) Clustering
5 2 (3.70%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.85%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.85%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.85%) HP Storage
6 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Licensing
6 1 (1.85%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 39 (72.22%) Windows
2 19 (35.19%) Windows Server
3 14 (25.93%) Windows 10
4 8 (14.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (12.96%) Windows 7
6 6 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (7.41%) Unix
7 4 (7.41%) Windows 8
8 3 (5.56%) Windows Mobile
9 2 (3.70%) Linux
9 2 (3.70%) Solaris
9 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (3.70%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.85%) Android
10 1 (1.85%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.85%) SUSE
10 1 (1.85%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (20.37%) ITIL
2 9 (16.67%) Migration
3 6 (11.11%) Document Management
4 5 (9.26%) ITSM
4 5 (9.26%) Kalman Filter
4 5 (9.26%) Service Delivery
5 4 (7.41%) CRM
5 4 (7.41%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (5.56%) Data Migration
7 2 (3.70%) Data Governance
7 2 (3.70%) E-Discovery
7 2 (3.70%) Electronic Discovery Reference Model
7 2 (3.70%) Incident Management
7 2 (3.70%) Load Balancing
7 2 (3.70%) Problem Management
7 2 (3.70%) Runbook
7 2 (3.70%) Workflow
8 1 (1.85%) Personalization
8 1 (1.85%) Task Automation
8 1 (1.85%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.96%) SQL
2 6 (11.11%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.70%) VBScript
4 1 (1.85%) C
4 1 (1.85%) C#
4 1 (1.85%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (7.41%) MCSE
1 4 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.70%) CCNA
2 2 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (3.70%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (3.70%) Degree
2 2 (3.70%) DV Cleared
2 2 (3.70%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (1.85%) DBS Check
3 1 (1.85%) MCITP
3 1 (1.85%) MCP
3 1 (1.85%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.41%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 7 (12.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (7.41%) vSphere
3 4 (7.41%) XenApp
4 3 (5.56%) Hyper-V
4 3 (5.56%) XenServer
5 2 (3.70%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (3.70%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (1.85%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (1.85%) UAG
6 1 (1.85%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.85%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (1.85%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (11.11%) SCCM
2 4 (7.41%) Backup Exec
3 3 (5.56%) NetBackup
4 2 (3.70%) Netcool
4 2 (3.70%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 2 (3.70%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (1.85%) DatAdvantage
5 1 (1.85%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (1.85%) Ionix
5 1 (1.85%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (1.85%) Nagios
5 1 (1.85%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.85%) SCOM
5 1 (1.85%) SCVMM
5 1 (1.85%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 25 (46.30%) Microsoft
2 13 (24.07%) Citrix
3 9 (16.67%) VMware
4 5 (9.26%) Cisco
4 5 (9.26%) Dell
5 4 (7.41%) Bloomberg
5 4 (7.41%) ServiceNow
5 4 (7.41%) Veeam
6 3 (5.56%) CheckPoint
6 3 (5.56%) F5
6 3 (5.56%) HP
6 3 (5.56%) McAfee
6 3 (5.56%) Reuters
6 3 (5.56%) Symantec
6 3 (5.56%) Veritas
7 2 (3.70%) Apple
7 2 (3.70%) Forcepoint
7 2 (3.70%) Oracle
7 2 (3.70%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (3.70%) Sophos