Period
to 31 October 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 31 October 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
England > London
6 months to
31 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 304 283 257
Rank change year-on-year -21 -26 +40
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 64 313 476
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.44% 0.86% 1.03%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.05% 5.56% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 243 342
Median daily rate £375 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% +8.33% -7.69%
10th Percentile £183 £133 £143
90th Percentile £538 £513 £500
England median daily rate £330 £320 £315
% change year-on-year +3.13% +1.59% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 23
Median hourly rate £28.75 £21.00 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.90% +9.09% -3.75%
10th Percentile £15.75 £15.80 £13.00
90th Percentile £35.00 £32.60 £24.27
England median hourly rate £19.50 £15.63 £16.50
% change year-on-year +24.76% -5.27% -2.94%

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 London with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 2,096 5,628 8,098
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 14.57% 15.43% 17.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,355 3,986 5,758
Median daily rate £500 £500 £500
10th Percentile £306 £300 £300
90th Percentile £700 £675 £675
England median daily rate £463 £460 £465
% change year-on-year +0.54% -1.08% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 61 95
Median hourly rate £35.00 £24.00 £23.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +45.83% +3.76% +12.83%
10th Percentile £18.65 £15.25 £13.00
90th Percentile £60.80 £50.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate £31.50 £20.96 £21.50
% change year-on-year +50.32% -2.53% +7.50%

MS Exchange
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing MS Exchange as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for MS Exchange in London

MS Exchange
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Daily rate trend for MS Exchange in London

MS Exchange
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing MS Exchange in London over the 6 months to 31 October 2020.

Daily rate histogram for MS Exchange in London

MS Exchange
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Hourly rate trend for MS Exchange in London

MS Exchange
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing MS Exchange in London over the 6 months to 31 October 2020.

Hourly rate histogram for MS Exchange in London

MS Exchange
Contract Job Locations in 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 London region over the 6 months to 31 October 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
Central London +52 7 £525 +43.84% 17
West London +49 3 £265 +89.29% 5
East London +40 1 £263 -41.67% 2
South London +33 1 £155 -23.46% 2
MS Exchange
England

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 London region with a requirement for MS Exchange.

1 44 (68.75%) Microsoft
1 44 (68.75%) Active Directory
2 42 (65.63%) Windows
3 33 (51.56%) Office 365
4 28 (43.75%) Exchange Server 2010
5 26 (40.63%) Migration
6 23 (35.94%) Windows 10
6 23 (35.94%) Azure
7 22 (34.38%) DNS
7 22 (34.38%) Windows Server
8 20 (31.25%) DHCP
8 20 (31.25%) ITIL
8 20 (31.25%) VMware
8 20 (31.25%) PowerShell
9 19 (29.69%) HP
10 18 (28.13%) VMware Infrastructure
10 18 (28.13%) Hyper-V
11 16 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
12 15 (23.44%) Data Protection
12 15 (23.44%) SQL Server
13 14 (21.88%) SAN
13 14 (21.88%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
13 14 (21.88%) Virtual Machines
14 13 (20.31%) Windows Server 2016
14 13 (20.31%) Security Cleared
14 13 (20.31%) Skype for Business
15 12 (18.75%) Mentoring
15 12 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
15 12 (18.75%) SC Cleared
15 12 (18.75%) Microsoft Office

MS Exchange
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 28 (43.75%) Exchange Server 2010
2 13 (20.31%) Skype for Business
3 11 (17.19%) SharePoint
4 10 (15.63%) IIS
5 7 (10.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (4.69%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (4.69%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 5.5
7 1 (1.56%) IBM Domino
7 1 (1.56%) IBM Notes
7 1 (1.56%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 12 (18.75%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (7.81%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 33 (51.56%) Office 365
2 23 (35.94%) Azure
3 11 (17.19%) Azure Active Directory
4 7 (10.94%) OneDrive
5 6 (9.38%) IaaS
6 4 (6.25%) Power Platform
6 4 (6.25%) Yammer
7 3 (4.69%) Mimecast
8 1 (1.56%) PaaS
8 1 (1.56%) SaaS
8 1 (1.56%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 22 (34.38%) DNS
2 20 (31.25%) DHCP
3 14 (21.88%) SAN
4 11 (17.19%) Skype
5 7 (10.94%) Firewall
5 7 (10.94%) IPv4
6 5 (7.81%) Remote Desktop
7 4 (6.25%) LAN
8 3 (4.69%) Internet
8 3 (4.69%) Intranet
8 3 (4.69%) TCP/IP
8 3 (4.69%) VPN
8 3 (4.69%) WAN
9 2 (3.13%) VoIP
10 1 (1.56%) Fibre Channel
10 1 (1.56%) SMTP
10 1 (1.56%) WebEx
10 1 (1.56%) Wireless
10 1 (1.56%) X.500
10 1 (1.56%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (23.44%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 12 (18.75%) Finance
2 10 (15.63%) Banking
3 6 (9.38%) Public Sector
4 3 (4.69%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.13%) International Banking
6 1 (1.56%) Automotive
6 1 (1.56%) Electronics
6 1 (1.56%) Law
6 1 (1.56%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (12.50%) Technical Support
2 6 (9.38%) Support Officer
2 6 (9.38%) Technical Support Officer
3 5 (7.81%) Administrator
3 5 (7.81%) Analyst
3 5 (7.81%) Support Engineer
3 5 (7.81%) Technical Manager
4 4 (6.25%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 4 (6.25%) Azure Specialist
4 4 (6.25%) Exchange Engineer
4 4 (6.25%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 4 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (6.25%) Messaging Administrator
4 4 (6.25%) Messaging Engineer
4 4 (6.25%) Windows Engineer
5 3 (4.69%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (4.69%) Migration Specialist
5 3 (4.69%) Office 365 Engineer
5 3 (4.69%) Office 365 Specialist
5 3 (4.69%) Technical Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.13%) Web Services
2 1 (1.56%) LDAP
2 1 (1.56%) OAuth
2 1 (1.56%) OAuth2
2 1 (1.56%) OpenID
2 1 (1.56%) SAML
2 1 (1.56%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 12 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (17.19%) Blackberry
3 10 (15.63%) HP StoreVirtual
4 9 (14.06%) Management Information System
5 5 (7.81%) NHS
6 4 (6.25%) iPhone
7 3 (4.69%) BYOD
7 3 (4.69%) Clustering
7 3 (4.69%) iPad
7 3 (4.69%) PKI
7 3 (4.69%) Replication
8 2 (3.13%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (1.56%) Client/Server
9 1 (1.56%) Fat Client
9 1 (1.56%) Handset
9 1 (1.56%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (1.56%) Thin Client
9 1 (1.56%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 42 (65.63%) Windows
2 23 (35.94%) Windows 10
3 22 (34.38%) Windows Server
4 16 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (20.31%) Windows Server 2016
6 10 (15.63%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (7.81%) Windows XP
8 4 (6.25%) Windows NT
9 3 (4.69%) Windows 7
9 3 (4.69%) Windows Server 2019
10 2 (3.13%) Linux
10 2 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (1.56%) Android
11 1 (1.56%) Apple iOS
11 1 (1.56%) Mac OS
11 1 (1.56%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (40.63%) Migration
2 20 (31.25%) ITIL
3 15 (23.44%) Data Protection
4 12 (18.75%) Mentoring
5 11 (17.19%) High Availability
6 10 (15.63%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 10 (15.63%) Patch Management
7 7 (10.94%) ITIL V3
8 6 (9.38%) Change Management
8 6 (9.38%) Incident Management
9 5 (7.81%) Coaching
9 5 (7.81%) Network Management
9 5 (7.81%) Problem-Solving
10 4 (6.25%) Application Virtualisation
10 4 (6.25%) Mobile Device Management
10 4 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
10 4 (6.25%) Service Management
10 4 (6.25%) Technology Roadmap
11 3 (4.69%) Capacity Management
11 3 (4.69%) E-Discovery
Programming Languages
1 20 (31.25%) PowerShell
2 3 (4.69%) SQL
3 1 (1.56%) C
3 1 (1.56%) Perl
3 1 (1.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 13 (20.31%) Security Cleared
2 12 (18.75%) SC Cleared
3 11 (17.19%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (14.06%) ITIL Certification
5 7 (10.94%) DV Cleared
6 5 (7.81%) MCSA
7 4 (6.25%) MCSE
8 2 (3.13%) Degree
9 1 (1.56%) CCNA
9 1 (1.56%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (1.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (1.56%) MCITP
9 1 (1.56%) MCP
9 1 (1.56%) NCDA
9 1 (1.56%) RHCE
9 1 (1.56%) RHCT
9 1 (1.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (15.63%) Government Security Classifications
2 9 (14.06%) NCSC
3 8 (12.50%) SLA
4 7 (10.94%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 4 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 44 (68.75%) Active Directory
2 18 (28.13%) Hyper-V
2 18 (28.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (21.88%) Virtual Machines
4 8 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (6.25%) vSphere
6 2 (3.13%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 2 (3.13%) XenApp
7 1 (1.56%) Citrix Hypervisor
7 1 (1.56%) NFS
7 1 (1.56%) Terminal Server
7 1 (1.56%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (1.56%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 14 (21.88%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 8 (12.50%) Norton AntiVirus
2 8 (12.50%) WSUS
3 7 (10.94%) SCOM
4 6 (9.38%) Microsoft Intune
4 6 (9.38%) SCCM
5 4 (6.25%) Terraform
6 3 (4.69%) vMotion
7 2 (3.13%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (3.13%) NetBackup
7 2 (3.13%) OfficeScan
7 2 (3.13%) Trend Micro Deep Security
8 1 (1.56%) Ansible
8 1 (1.56%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (1.56%) Jamf Pro
8 1 (1.56%) MaaS360
8 1 (1.56%) Nessus
8 1 (1.56%) PaperCut
8 1 (1.56%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 44 (68.75%) Microsoft
2 20 (31.25%) VMware
3 19 (29.69%) HP
4 8 (12.50%) Sophos
4 8 (12.50%) Symantec
5 7 (10.94%) Lumension
6 6 (9.38%) SolarWinds
7 5 (7.81%) Cisco
7 5 (7.81%) Citrix
8 3 (4.69%) Huawei
8 3 (4.69%) McAfee
9 2 (3.13%) Altiris
9 2 (3.13%) Bloomberg
9 2 (3.13%) CA
9 2 (3.13%) EMC
9 2 (3.13%) NetApp
9 2 (3.13%) SAP
9 2 (3.13%) Veritas
10 1 (1.56%) Apple
10 1 (1.56%) Lotus