Period
to 5 July 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 5 July 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
5 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 125 153 202
Rank change year-on-year +28 +49 -24
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 12 93 62
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.44% 1.39% 0.87%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.27% 7.85% 5.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 76 44
Median daily rate £525 £425 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.53% +17.24% +20.83%
10th Percentile £255 £135 £152
90th Percentile £588 £538 £500
Central London median daily rate £450 £415 £325
% change year-on-year +8.43% +27.69% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 7
Median hourly rate - £20.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +2.50% -23.57%
Central London median hourly rate - £20.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year - +2.50% -23.57%

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 367 1,184 1,160
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 13.39% 17.71% 16.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 245 910 901
Median daily rate £500 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £350 £313 £288
90th Percentile £650 £675 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £525 £500
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 24
Median hourly rate £35.00 £19.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +77.22% -1.25% -33.33%
10th Percentile £23.00 £12.73 £12.73
90th Percentile £49.80 £39.75 £33.53
Median hourly rate £35.00 £19.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year +77.22% -1.25% -23.57%

MS Exchange
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing MS Exchange as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing MS Exchange in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for MS Exchange in the City of London

MS Exchange
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing MS Exchange in the City of London over the 6 months to 5 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for MS Exchange in the City of London

MS Exchange
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing MS Exchange in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for MS Exchange in the City of London

For the 6 months to 5 July 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 11 (91.67%) Microsoft
2 10 (83.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (66.67%) Office 365
4 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
5 6 (50.00%) Migration
6 5 (41.67%) Windows
6 5 (41.67%) Skype for Business
6 5 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (33.33%) Azure
7 4 (33.33%) VMware
8 3 (25.00%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (25.00%) Finance
8 3 (25.00%) Banking
8 3 (25.00%) Performance Management
8 3 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (25.00%) Citrix
8 3 (25.00%) XenApp
8 3 (25.00%) XenDesktop
8 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
8 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Intune
8 3 (25.00%) NetScaler
8 3 (25.00%) Skype
8 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2016
9 2 (16.67%) Technology Roadmap
9 2 (16.67%) Windows 10
9 2 (16.67%) BYOD
9 2 (16.67%) Mobile Device Management

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 10 (83.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 5 (41.67%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 8 (66.67%) Office 365
2 4 (33.33%) Azure
3 1 (8.33%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) NetScaler
1 3 (25.00%) Skype
2 2 (16.67%) Intranet
3 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
1 3 (25.00%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (25.00%) Banking
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Architect
1 4 (33.33%) Office 365 Architect
2 3 (25.00%) Citrix Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Azure Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Collaboration Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Messaging Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Banking Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Desktop Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support
4 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Migration Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Support Officer
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Support
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Support Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Blackberry
1 2 (16.67%) BYOD
1 2 (16.67%) iPad
1 2 (16.67%) iPhone
2 1 (8.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
2 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2016
4 2 (16.67%) Windows 10
5 1 (8.33%) Mac OS
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Migration
2 3 (25.00%) Performance Management
3 2 (16.67%) E-Discovery
3 2 (16.67%) Mobile Device Management
3 2 (16.67%) Technology Roadmap
4 1 (8.33%) High Availability
4 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL
4 1 (8.33%) Patch Management
4 1 (8.33%) Server Building
4 1 (8.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) MCSA
1 2 (16.67%) MCSE
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (25.00%) XenApp
2 3 (25.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (8.33%) Jamf Pro
2 1 (8.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (33.33%) VMware
3 3 (25.00%) Citrix
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco