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 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Exchange Server
England / London
Rank 256 213 133
Rank change year-on-year -43 -80  
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 151 255 369
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.78% 1.15% 1.74%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.12% 6.81% 9.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 158 226
Median daily rate £325 £325 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.70%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £117 £160 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £300 £300
% change year-on-year -8.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 16 53
Median hourly rate £22.17 £13.25 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +67.30% -32.05%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.77 £11.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £74.00 £28.25 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £14.68
% change year-on-year - +9.02%  

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 London with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 3669 3742 3750
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 19.06% 16.90% 17.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2550 2573 2473
Median daily rate £475 £450 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +8.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £295 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 53 96
Median hourly rate £22.34 £24.00 £20.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.93% +17.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.11 £11.50 £13.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £101.50 £50.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.14
% change year-on-year -5.55% +11.52%  

MS Exchange
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 London

MS Exchange
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing MS Exchange in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for MS Exchange in London

MS Exchange
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MS Exchange in London over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MS Exchange in London

MS Exchange
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Exchange in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS Exchange in London

MS Exchange
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing MS Exchange in London over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor 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 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +3 35 £325 -21.21% 13
Croydon +7 2 - -
West End of London +3 2 £166 -33.50% 5
Stockley Park - 2 - -
Uxbridge - 2 - -
Chiswick - 2 £185 - 1
Hammersmith 0 1 - -
Canary Wharf - 1 £350 -
MS Exchange
England

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 London region with a requirement for MS Exchange.

1 302 (76.65%) Active Directory
2 297 (75.38%) Windows
3 269 (68.27%) Microsoft
4 170 (43.15%) Exchange Server 2010
4 170 (43.15%) Windows Server
5 142 (36.04%) VMware
6 130 (32.99%) Office 365
7 124 (31.47%) Windows Server 2008
8 116 (29.44%) MS Office
9 110 (27.92%) Windows Server 2012
10 96 (24.37%) Citrix
11 89 (22.59%) Exchange Server 2013
12 88 (22.34%) ITIL
13 87 (22.08%) Skype for Business
14 85 (21.57%) Cisco
15 83 (21.07%) Firewall
16 82 (20.81%) MS Excel
17 80 (20.30%) Windows 7
18 78 (19.80%) PowerShell
19 74 (18.78%) SQL Server
20 73 (18.53%) DNS
21 72 (18.27%) Migration
22 71 (18.02%) VMware Infrastructure
22 71 (18.02%) SCCM
22 71 (18.02%) Exchange Server 2007
23 68 (17.26%) Finance
24 65 (16.50%) Skype
25 64 (16.24%) Microsoft Certification
26 62 (15.74%) Microsoft Azure
27 49 (12.44%) SAN

MS Exchange
Top Related 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
1 170 (43.15%) Exchange Server 2010
2 89 (22.59%) Exchange Server 2013
3 87 (22.08%) Skype for Business
4 71 (18.02%) Exchange Server 2007
5 46 (11.68%) SharePoint
6 29 (7.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 29 (7.36%) IIS
7 23 (5.84%) Exchange Server 2003
8 16 (4.06%) Office Communications Server
9 8 (2.03%) SharePoint 2013
10 7 (1.78%) SharePoint Server
11 3 (0.76%) BizTalk Server
11 3 (0.76%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.25%) Confluence
Applications
1 116 (29.44%) MS Office
2 82 (20.81%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.51%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.51%) MS Project
3 2 (0.51%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (2.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.51%) Relativity
2 2 (0.51%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.51%) Ringtail
2 2 (0.51%) thinkFolio
2 2 (0.51%) Veritas eDiscovery
3 1 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 130 (32.99%) Office 365
2 62 (15.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 37 (9.39%) Azure Active Directory
4 17 (4.31%) IaaS
5 15 (3.81%) Amazon AWS
5 15 (3.81%) OneDrive
6 14 (3.55%) SaaS
7 13 (3.30%) Mimecast
8 9 (2.28%) Yammer
9 4 (1.02%) PaaS
10 2 (0.51%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (0.51%) AWS OpsWorks
10 2 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.51%) G Suite
11 1 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.25%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 83 (21.07%) Firewall
2 73 (18.53%) DNS
3 65 (16.50%) Skype
4 49 (12.44%) SAN
5 47 (11.93%) DHCP
6 41 (10.41%) WAN
7 36 (9.14%) TCP/IP
8 30 (7.61%) LAN
9 27 (6.85%) VPN
10 22 (5.58%) Remote Desktop
10 22 (5.58%) VoIP
11 21 (5.33%) VLAN
12 20 (5.08%) Unified Communications
13 18 (4.57%) Internet
14 15 (3.81%) NAS
15 11 (2.79%) MPLS
16 8 (2.03%) Cisco ASA
16 8 (2.03%) LDAP
16 8 (2.03%) Wi-Fi
16 8 (2.03%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (18.78%) SQL Server
2 18 (4.57%) SQL Server 2012
3 15 (3.81%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (1.78%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (1.27%) Amazon RDS
6 5 (1.27%) Power BI
7 3 (0.76%) SQL Server 2000
7 3 (0.76%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (0.51%) EDRMS
9 1 (0.25%) MySQL
9 1 (0.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (1.02%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (0.76%) Git (software)
2 3 (0.76%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.51%) InstallShield
3 2 (0.51%) JIRA
4 1 (0.25%) MSI
4 1 (0.25%) Subversion
4 1 (0.25%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.25%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 68 (17.26%) Finance
2 30 (7.61%) Banking
3 22 (5.58%) Retail
4 21 (5.33%) Legal
5 15 (3.81%) Law
6 11 (2.79%) Back Office
7 7 (1.78%) Investment Banking
8 6 (1.52%) Games
8 6 (1.52%) Marketing
9 5 (1.27%) Financial Institution
9 5 (1.27%) Publishing
10 4 (1.02%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.51%) Advertising
11 2 (0.51%) Japanese Language
12 1 (0.25%) Billing
12 1 (0.25%) Electronics
12 1 (0.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 75 (19.04%) Support Engineer
2 74 (18.78%) Analyst
3 57 (14.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 45 (11.42%) 2nd Line Support
5 38 (9.64%) Architect
6 34 (8.63%) Windows Engineer
7 33 (8.38%) Support Analyst
8 31 (7.87%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 31 (7.87%) Consultant
8 31 (7.87%) Desktop Support
9 28 (7.11%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 27 (6.85%) 3rd Line Support
10 27 (6.85%) Administrator
10 27 (6.85%) Exchange Engineer
11 26 (6.60%) 1st/2nd Line Support
11 26 (6.60%) Service Analyst
11 26 (6.60%) Service Desk Analyst
12 25 (6.35%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 23 (5.84%) Desktop Engineer
13 23 (5.84%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.03%) MSMQ
1 8 (2.03%) RabbitMQ
2 5 (1.27%) SAML
3 4 (1.02%) Web Services
4 3 (0.76%) WAP
5 2 (0.51%) CSS
5 2 (0.51%) jQuery
5 2 (0.51%) Middleware
5 2 (0.51%) SailPoint
5 2 (0.51%) Software Packaging
5 2 (0.51%) XML
6 1 (0.25%) .NET
6 1 (0.25%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.25%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.25%) CakePHP
6 1 (0.25%) HTML
6 1 (0.25%) REST
6 1 (0.25%) RESTful
6 1 (0.25%) WinForms
6 1 (0.25%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 39 (9.90%) Blackberry
2 21 (5.33%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (4.82%) Clustering
4 16 (4.06%) Video Conferencing
5 14 (3.55%) Data Centre
5 14 (3.55%) Replication
6 10 (2.54%) PKI
7 7 (1.78%) iPhone
8 6 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (1.52%) Management Information System
9 5 (1.27%) Fat Client
9 5 (1.27%) Thin Client
9 5 (1.27%) Virtual Team
10 4 (1.02%) Computer Science
10 4 (1.02%) Driving Licence
10 4 (1.02%) EMC VNX
10 4 (1.02%) Mobile App
11 3 (0.76%) Client/Server
11 3 (0.76%) Private Cloud
12 2 (0.51%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 297 (75.38%) Windows
2 170 (43.15%) Windows Server
3 124 (31.47%) Windows Server 2008
4 110 (27.92%) Windows Server 2012
5 80 (20.30%) Windows 7
6 46 (11.68%) Windows Server 2003
7 38 (9.64%) Windows 10
8 23 (5.84%) Windows 8
9 18 (4.57%) Windows XP
10 17 (4.31%) Mac OS
11 15 (3.81%) Android
12 13 (3.30%) Linux
13 9 (2.28%) Mac OS X
14 8 (2.03%) Unix
15 7 (1.78%) Apple iOS
16 2 (0.51%) Data ONTAP
17 1 (0.25%) VMS
17 1 (0.25%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (22.34%) ITIL
2 72 (18.27%) Migration
3 24 (6.09%) Disaster Recovery
4 20 (5.08%) Change Management
5 18 (4.57%) Service Management
6 15 (3.81%) Problem Management
7 14 (3.55%) Identity Management
7 14 (3.55%) Technical Architecture
8 13 (3.30%) Load Balancing
9 12 (3.05%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (3.05%) High Availability
9 12 (3.05%) Project Management
10 11 (2.79%) CRM
10 11 (2.79%) Server Virtualisation
11 10 (2.54%) ITIL V3
11 10 (2.54%) Network Management
11 10 (2.54%) Presales
11 10 (2.54%) Server Building
11 10 (2.54%) Virtual Environments
12 9 (2.28%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 78 (19.80%) PowerShell
2 42 (10.66%) SQL
3 6 (1.52%) C#
3 6 (1.52%) VB
4 4 (1.02%) Python
5 3 (0.76%) Bash Shell
5 3 (0.76%) C
5 3 (0.76%) VBScript
6 2 (0.51%) JavaScript
6 2 (0.51%) Perl
6 2 (0.51%) VBA
7 1 (0.25%) PHP
7 1 (0.25%) Ruby
7 1 (0.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 64 (16.24%) Microsoft Certification
2 46 (11.68%) MCSE
3 32 (8.12%) Cisco Certification
4 30 (7.61%) CCNA
5 21 (5.33%) Security Cleared
6 18 (4.57%) SC Cleared
7 17 (4.31%) Degree
8 16 (4.06%) MCSA
9 14 (3.55%) ITIL Certification
10 12 (3.05%) MCITP
11 11 (2.79%) CCNP
12 10 (2.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 9 (2.28%) Citrix Certification
13 9 (2.28%) MCP
14 7 (1.78%) CCIE
15 4 (1.02%) HND
16 3 (0.76%) MCSD
16 3 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 2 (0.51%) CCA
17 2 (0.51%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (5.58%) SLA
2 5 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.02%) Government Security Classifications
4 3 (0.76%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.51%) BS25999
5 2 (0.51%) GPG for Computer-Based Electronic Evidence
5 2 (0.51%) QA
6 1 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 302 (76.65%) Active Directory
2 71 (18.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (10.91%) Hyper-V
4 36 (9.14%) XenApp
5 25 (6.35%) vSphere
6 13 (3.30%) VMware ESX
7 12 (3.05%) Terminal Services
7 12 (3.05%) VMware ESXi
8 10 (2.54%) XenDesktop
9 7 (1.78%) Virtual Machines
10 6 (1.52%) ISA Server
10 6 (1.52%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (0.76%) Forefront TMG
11 3 (0.76%) Virtual Servers
12 2 (0.51%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 2 (0.51%) NFS
12 2 (0.51%) Terminal Server
12 2 (0.51%) UAG
12 2 (0.51%) vCloud
12 2 (0.51%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 71 (18.02%) SCCM
2 18 (4.57%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 17 (4.31%) SCOM
4 15 (3.81%) Backup Exec
5 11 (2.79%) NetBackup
6 8 (2.03%) AirWatch
6 8 (2.03%) Microsoft Intune
7 7 (1.78%) Microsoft Clustering
7 7 (1.78%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 7 (1.78%) WMI
8 6 (1.52%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 6 (1.52%) MIMEsweeper
8 6 (1.52%) Norton AntiVirus
8 6 (1.52%) vMotion
9 5 (1.27%) WSUS
10 4 (1.02%) Cisco UCCX
10 4 (1.02%) SCOrch
11 3 (0.76%) Failover Clustering
12 2 (0.51%) EnCase
12 2 (0.51%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 269 (68.27%) Microsoft
2 142 (36.04%) VMware
3 96 (24.37%) Citrix
4 85 (21.57%) Cisco
5 34 (8.63%) HP
6 28 (7.11%) Symantec
7 26 (6.60%) NetApp
8 14 (3.55%) Dell
9 12 (3.05%) CheckPoint
9 12 (3.05%) EMC
10 11 (2.79%) Intel
11 9 (2.28%) Apple
11 9 (2.28%) Intel Security
12 8 (2.03%) Google
12 8 (2.03%) LANDesk
12 8 (2.03%) Sophos
13 7 (1.78%) Avaya
13 7 (1.78%) Palo Alto
14 6 (1.52%) Nortel
14 6 (1.52%) SAP
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