Period
to 21 January 2022

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 21 January 2022 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
21 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 461 343 283
Rank change year-on-year -118 -60 +20
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 120 67 264
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.32% 0.38% 0.87%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.52% 2.59% 5.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 48 208
10th Percentile £213 £175 £130
25th Percentile £302 £246 £170
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £413 £400 £325
Median % change year-on-year +3.13% +23.08% +8.33%
75th Percentile £500 £463 £438
90th Percentile £550 £509 £500
England median daily rate £311 £334 £300
% change year-on-year -6.74% +11.25% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 5
10th Percentile £18.50 £18.65 -
25th Percentile £20.50 £19.63 £11.50
Median hourly rate £24.00 £22.50 £19.33
Median % change year-on-year +6.67% +16.43% +0.39%
75th Percentile £28.06 £23.88 £21.25
90th Percentile £28.75 £23.95 £27.10
England median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £15.07
% change year-on-year -10.26% +29.42% -7.05%

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 4,766 2,587 4,510
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 12.74% 14.68% 14.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,405 1,844 3,222
10th Percentile £356 £300 £275
25th Percentile £463 £400 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
75th Percentile £671 £613 £588
90th Percentile £750 £697 £675
England median daily rate £525 £473 £450
% change year-on-year +10.99% +5.11% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 21 47
10th Percentile £19.35 £21.25 £15.00
25th Percentile £23.25 £24.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate £32.50 £37.50 £22.50
Median % change year-on-year -13.33% +66.67% -2.72%
75th Percentile £52.38 £47.50 £36.70
90th Percentile £70.02 £55.00 £49.18
England median hourly rate £23.50 £25.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year -7.84% +34.21% +1.33%

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 21 January 2022.

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
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 21 January 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London -35 22 £478 +10.92% 12
West London -19 9 £198 -23.67% 12
South London -9 3 £390 +151.61% 1
East London - 2 £319 - 8
North London - 1 - -
MS Exchange
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2022, 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.

1 102 (85.00%) Windows
2 84 (70.00%) Active Directory
3 83 (69.17%) Microsoft
4 76 (63.33%) Microsoft 365
5 60 (50.00%) Windows Server
6 46 (38.33%) Citrix
7 44 (36.67%) VMware
8 37 (30.83%) Azure
9 34 (28.33%) Cisco
9 34 (28.33%) DNS
10 33 (27.50%) Firewall
10 33 (27.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 32 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
11 32 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
12 31 (25.83%) Windows 10
13 28 (23.33%) Finance
14 27 (22.50%) Microsoft Office
15 26 (21.67%) SCCM
16 25 (20.83%) PowerShell
17 24 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
18 22 (18.33%) DHCP
19 21 (17.50%) Exchange Server 2010
19 21 (17.50%) Windows Server 2016
20 20 (16.67%) SQL Server
21 17 (14.17%) ITIL
21 17 (14.17%) Patch Management
22 15 (12.50%) Migration
22 15 (12.50%) SharePoint
23 14 (11.67%) Mimecast
23 14 (11.67%) Azure Active Directory

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 21 (17.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 15 (12.50%) SharePoint
3 11 (9.17%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (5.83%) IIS
6 5 (4.17%) Skype for Business
7 3 (2.50%) Apache
7 3 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (2.50%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 27 (22.50%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.50%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 76 (63.33%) Microsoft 365
2 37 (30.83%) Azure
3 14 (11.67%) Azure Active Directory
3 14 (11.67%) Mimecast
4 12 (10.00%) OneDrive
5 10 (8.33%) IaaS
6 4 (3.33%) Power Platform
7 2 (1.67%) PowerApps
8 1 (0.83%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.83%) Nutanix
8 1 (0.83%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (28.33%) DNS
2 33 (27.50%) Firewall
3 22 (18.33%) DHCP
4 12 (10.00%) NetScaler
4 12 (10.00%) SAN
4 12 (10.00%) TCP/IP
5 10 (8.33%) iSCSI
5 10 (8.33%) MPLS
6 9 (7.50%) NAS
7 8 (6.67%) WebEx
8 6 (5.00%) Network Security
9 5 (4.17%) IPv4
9 5 (4.17%) LAN
9 5 (4.17%) SMTP
9 5 (4.17%) VLAN
10 4 (3.33%) Fibre Channel
10 4 (3.33%) IP Telephony
10 4 (3.33%) Skype
10 4 (3.33%) VoIP
10 4 (3.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.67%) SQL Server 2014
3 5 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.67%) Power BI
6 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.83%) Axure RP
General
1 28 (23.33%) Finance
2 14 (11.67%) Social Skills
3 10 (8.33%) Public Sector
4 5 (4.17%) Legal
5 3 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.50%) Organisational Skills
5 3 (2.50%) Publishing
6 2 (1.67%) Banking
6 2 (1.67%) Influencing Skills
6 2 (1.67%) Retail
7 1 (0.83%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.83%) Documentation Skills
7 1 (0.83%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.83%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.83%) Law
Job Titles
1 28 (23.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 20 (16.67%) Architect
3 16 (13.33%) Support Engineer
4 14 (11.67%) Analyst
5 12 (10.00%) Support Analyst
6 11 (9.17%) Azure Engineer
6 11 (9.17%) IT Support
7 10 (8.33%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
8 9 (7.50%) 2nd Line Support
8 9 (7.50%) Desktop Support
8 9 (7.50%) Microsoft 365 Engineer
9 7 (5.83%) Cloud Engineer
9 7 (5.83%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
10 6 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
11 5 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support
11 5 (4.17%) Exchange Architect
11 5 (4.17%) Microsoft 365 Architect
11 5 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
11 5 (4.17%) Wintel Engineer
12 4 (3.33%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.67%) XML
2 1 (0.83%) .NET
2 1 (0.83%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (0.83%) Flash
2 1 (0.83%) HTML
2 1 (0.83%) SAML
2 1 (0.83%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.83%) Clustering
1 7 (5.83%) Data Centre
2 6 (5.00%) Hedge funds
3 5 (4.17%) Fat Client
3 5 (4.17%) Thin Client
4 4 (3.33%) NHS
5 3 (2.50%) Blackberry
5 3 (2.50%) Driving Licence
5 3 (2.50%) Legacy Systems
5 3 (2.50%) PKI
5 3 (2.50%) Public Cloud
5 3 (2.50%) Virtual Team
6 2 (1.67%) Learning Management System
6 2 (1.67%) Replication
7 1 (0.83%) CESG
7 1 (0.83%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.83%) Handset
7 1 (0.83%) Legacy Applications
7 1 (0.83%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.83%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 102 (85.00%) Windows
2 60 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 32 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 31 (25.83%) Windows 10
5 24 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 21 (17.50%) Windows Server 2016
7 12 (10.00%) Windows Server 2019
8 10 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (6.67%) Windows 7
10 5 (4.17%) Mac OS X
11 4 (3.33%) Linux
11 4 (3.33%) Unix
11 4 (3.33%) Windows XP
12 3 (2.50%) Mac OS
13 2 (1.67%) VMS
14 1 (0.83%) Android
14 1 (0.83%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.83%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (27.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 17 (14.17%) ITIL
2 17 (14.17%) Patch Management
3 15 (12.50%) Migration
4 13 (10.83%) Mobile Device Management
5 11 (9.17%) Email Migration
5 11 (9.17%) Identity Management
6 10 (8.33%) Project Delivery
6 10 (8.33%) Time Management
7 8 (6.67%) Change Control
8 7 (5.83%) Virtual Environments
9 5 (4.17%) Customer Requirements
9 5 (4.17%) Problem Management
9 5 (4.17%) Service Delivery
10 4 (3.33%) Problem-Solving
10 4 (3.33%) Project Management
11 3 (2.50%) Application Virtualisation
11 3 (2.50%) Architectural Design
11 3 (2.50%) Personalization
11 3 (2.50%) Server Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (20.83%) PowerShell
2 10 (8.33%) SQL
3 2 (1.67%) C
3 2 (1.67%) C++
3 2 (1.67%) Java
3 2 (1.67%) VB
4 1 (0.83%) C#
4 1 (0.83%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (9.17%) Security Cleared
2 10 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (7.50%) MCSA
4 8 (6.67%) MCITP
5 7 (5.83%) SC Cleared
6 5 (4.17%) MCSE
7 4 (3.33%) CCA
7 4 (3.33%) CCNA
7 4 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (3.33%) Citrix Certification
7 4 (3.33%) MCP
7 4 (3.33%) MCTS
7 4 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (2.50%) DV Cleared
8 3 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.67%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (1.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.83%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.50%) SLA
2 2 (1.67%) QA
3 1 (0.83%) GDPR
3 1 (0.83%) NCSC
3 1 (0.83%) NIST
System Software
1 84 (70.00%) Active Directory
2 32 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (9.17%) Hyper-V
3 11 (9.17%) XenApp
4 9 (7.50%) XenDesktop
5 8 (6.67%) Virtual Servers
6 7 (5.83%) vSphere
7 6 (5.00%) NFS
8 5 (4.17%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 5 (4.17%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (2.50%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (1.67%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.83%) Virtual Desktop
11 1 (0.83%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 26 (21.67%) SCCM
2 13 (10.83%) Microsoft Intune
3 8 (6.67%) FortiGate
4 5 (4.17%) NetBackup
5 3 (2.50%) Active Directory Federation Services
5 3 (2.50%) Microsoft Clustering
5 3 (2.50%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (2.50%) SCOM
6 2 (1.67%) OfficeScan
6 2 (1.67%) SCOrch
6 2 (1.67%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.83%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.83%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (0.83%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (0.83%) Terraform
7 1 (0.83%) vCenter Server
7 1 (0.83%) WSUS
Vendors
1 83 (69.17%) Microsoft
2 46 (38.33%) Citrix
3 44 (36.67%) VMware
4 34 (28.33%) Cisco
5 11 (9.17%) Okta
5 11 (9.17%) Veritas
6 8 (6.67%) HP
7 7 (5.83%) Apple
7 7 (5.83%) Symantec
8 6 (5.00%) EMC
8 6 (5.00%) Ivanti
9 5 (4.17%) Red Hat
9 5 (4.17%) Shavlik
10 4 (3.33%) McAfee
10 4 (3.33%) Meraki
10 4 (3.33%) NetApp
10 4 (3.33%) Nimble Storage
10 4 (3.33%) Palo Alto
11 3 (2.50%) F5
11 3 (2.50%) SolarWinds