Period
to 17 January 2018

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 17 January 2018 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
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 277 220 189
Rank change year-on-year -57 -31 -76
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 426 487 601
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.92% 1.16% 1.38%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.33% 5.85% 7.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 271 315 401
London median daily rate £325 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +7.69% +2.36%
10th Percentile £140 £163 £135
90th Percentile £525 £528 £464
England median daily rate £300 £325 £300
% change year-on-year -7.69% +8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 40 31
London median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +4.76% -5.97%
10th Percentile £12.85 £12.38 £10.75
90th Percentile £28.25 £24.13 £27.00
England median hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -5.88%

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 7,998 8,321 7,581
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 17.21% 19.78% 17.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,761 5,729 5,159
London median daily rate £500 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +4.94%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £250
90th Percentile £644 £625 £613
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 106 102
London median hourly rate £21.71 £18.55 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.04% -17.58% +20.32%
10th Percentile £12.50 £13.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £53.13 £52.50
England median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £20.00

MS Exchange
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

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 6 months to 17 January 2018.

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 17 January 2018.

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 6 months to 17 January 2018. 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 -1 94 £300 -13.04% 49
South London -41 14 £275 -38.89% 1
West London -45 9 £220 +10.00% 24
North London -4 5 £298 -17.99% 5
East London -23 4 £470 +25.33% 10
MS Exchange
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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.

1 293 (68.78%) Active Directory
2 291 (68.31%) Windows
3 255 (59.86%) Microsoft
4 184 (43.19%) Office 365
5 154 (36.15%) Windows Server
6 141 (33.10%) VMware
7 128 (30.05%) Citrix
8 119 (27.93%) Exchange Server 2010
9 115 (27.00%) Microsoft Office
10 99 (23.24%) Windows Server 2008
11 96 (22.54%) ITIL
12 90 (21.13%) Windows 7
13 89 (20.89%) Finance
14 79 (18.54%) VMware Infrastructure
14 79 (18.54%) Windows Server 2012
15 78 (18.31%) Microsoft Azure
16 71 (16.67%) Cisco
17 64 (15.02%) Exchange Server 2013
17 64 (15.02%) Windows 10
18 63 (14.79%) WAN
18 63 (14.79%) Firewall
19 62 (14.55%) SCCM
20 61 (14.32%) Skype for Business
20 61 (14.32%) LAN
21 57 (13.38%) SharePoint
22 54 (12.68%) HP
22 54 (12.68%) Microsoft Certification
23 53 (12.44%) Migration
24 51 (11.97%) Skype
25 46 (10.80%) VPN

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
1 119 (27.93%) Exchange Server 2010
2 64 (15.02%) Exchange Server 2013
3 61 (14.32%) Skype for Business
4 57 (13.38%) SharePoint
5 41 (9.62%) Exchange Server 2007
6 24 (5.63%) IIS
7 18 (4.23%) Exchange Server 2003
8 12 (2.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 5 (1.17%) Apache
9 5 (1.17%) SharePoint 2013
9 5 (1.17%) SharePoint Server
10 3 (0.70%) CMS
11 2 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.47%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2000
12 1 (0.23%) Office Communications Server
12 1 (0.23%) OpenStack
12 1 (0.23%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.23%) WebSphere
Applications
1 115 (27.00%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (1.88%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.23%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.23%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.23%) Revit
Business Applications
1 19 (4.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (2.35%) RMDS
3 2 (0.47%) Eikon
4 1 (0.23%) Bankmaster
4 1 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.23%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 184 (43.19%) Office 365
2 78 (18.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (4.93%) Amazon AWS
4 18 (4.23%) Mimecast
5 17 (3.99%) Azure Active Directory
6 12 (2.82%) IaaS
6 12 (2.82%) OneDrive
7 11 (2.58%) PaaS
8 3 (0.70%) Yammer
9 2 (0.47%) G Suite
9 2 (0.47%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.47%) SaaS
10 1 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 1 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.23%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.23%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 63 (14.79%) Firewall
1 63 (14.79%) WAN
2 61 (14.32%) LAN
3 51 (11.97%) Skype
4 46 (10.80%) VPN
5 43 (10.09%) DNS
6 42 (9.86%) SAN
7 37 (8.69%) DHCP
8 34 (7.98%) TCP/IP
9 17 (3.99%) SSL
9 17 (3.99%) VoIP
10 15 (3.52%) SMTP
11 13 (3.05%) Remote Desktop
12 11 (2.58%) Internet
13 9 (2.11%) VLAN
14 8 (1.88%) Reverse Proxy
15 7 (1.64%) NAS
15 7 (1.64%) NetScaler
15 7 (1.64%) Wireless
16 5 (1.17%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (9.86%) SQL Server
2 14 (3.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (2.11%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (1.64%) SQL Server 2014
5 6 (1.41%) Data Mining
5 6 (1.41%) SQL Server 2016
6 2 (0.47%) MySQL
7 1 (0.23%) MS Access
7 1 (0.23%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 11 (2.58%) JIRA
1 11 (2.58%) Zephyr
2 3 (0.70%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.23%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 89 (20.89%) Finance
2 36 (8.45%) Legal
3 28 (6.57%) Banking
4 21 (4.93%) Law
5 10 (2.35%) Back Office
6 9 (2.11%) Retail
7 8 (1.88%) Investment Banking
8 7 (1.64%) Advertising
9 6 (1.41%) Telecoms
10 3 (0.70%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.47%) Electronics
11 2 (0.47%) Front Office
11 2 (0.47%) Local Government
11 2 (0.47%) Marketing
11 2 (0.47%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.23%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.23%) French Language
12 1 (0.23%) German Language
12 1 (0.23%) Private Banking
12 1 (0.23%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 115 (27.00%) Analyst
2 58 (13.62%) Service Analyst
3 55 (12.91%) 2nd Line Support
4 52 (12.21%) Support Engineer
5 49 (11.50%) Service Desk Analyst
6 46 (10.80%) Desktop Support
6 46 (10.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 34 (7.98%) Consultant
8 31 (7.28%) Support Analyst
9 28 (6.57%) 3rd Line Support
10 27 (6.34%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 27 (6.34%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 26 (6.10%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 25 (5.87%) 1st/2nd Line Support
13 21 (4.93%) IT Support
14 18 (4.23%) Infrastructure Manager
14 18 (4.23%) Windows Engineer
15 16 (3.76%) Administrator
15 16 (3.76%) Architect
16 15 (3.52%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (1.64%) Web Services
2 3 (0.70%) .NET
2 3 (0.70%) CSS
2 3 (0.70%) FIX Protocol
2 3 (0.70%) FpML
2 3 (0.70%) SailPoint
2 3 (0.70%) XML
3 2 (0.47%) Ajax
3 2 (0.47%) ASP.NET
3 2 (0.47%) HTML
3 2 (0.47%) Software Packaging
4 1 (0.23%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.23%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (0.23%) LINQ
4 1 (0.23%) OAuth
4 1 (0.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (0.23%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 45 (10.56%) Blackberry
2 29 (6.81%) Data Centre
3 19 (4.46%) Clustering
4 18 (4.23%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (4.23%) Management Information System
5 14 (3.29%) iPhone
6 13 (3.05%) PKI
7 10 (2.35%) BYOD
7 10 (2.35%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (2.35%) iPad
8 9 (2.11%) Computer Science
9 7 (1.64%) Microsoft Licensing
9 7 (1.64%) Video Conferencing
10 6 (1.41%) EMC VNX
10 6 (1.41%) Fat Client
10 6 (1.41%) Replication
10 6 (1.41%) Thin Client
11 5 (1.17%) Client/Server
11 5 (1.17%) Smartcard
11 5 (1.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 291 (68.31%) Windows
2 154 (36.15%) Windows Server
3 99 (23.24%) Windows Server 2008
4 90 (21.13%) Windows 7
5 79 (18.54%) Windows Server 2012
6 64 (15.02%) Windows 10
7 33 (7.75%) Windows Server 2003
8 29 (6.81%) Linux
9 25 (5.87%) Windows XP
10 22 (5.16%) Unix
11 18 (4.23%) Windows 8
12 17 (3.99%) Solaris
13 15 (3.52%) Apple iOS
14 8 (1.88%) Android
14 8 (1.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 8 (1.88%) Windows Vista
15 7 (1.64%) Mac OS X
16 4 (0.94%) Windows 2000
17 3 (0.70%) Windows 2000 Server
17 3 (0.70%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (22.54%) ITIL
2 53 (12.44%) Migration
3 39 (9.15%) Service Management
4 30 (7.04%) Problem Management
5 27 (6.34%) CRM
6 25 (5.87%) Change Control
7 20 (4.69%) Change Management
8 19 (4.46%) Project Management
9 18 (4.23%) Incident Management
9 18 (4.23%) Root Cause Analysis
10 15 (3.52%) Disaster Recovery
11 14 (3.29%) Capacity Planning
11 14 (3.29%) Data Extraction
12 13 (3.05%) Configuration Management
12 13 (3.05%) Patch Management
13 12 (2.82%) Agile Software Development
14 11 (2.58%) Server Building
15 10 (2.35%) Document Management
15 10 (2.35%) Service Delivery
15 10 (2.35%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 46 (10.80%) SQL
2 42 (9.86%) PowerShell
3 7 (1.64%) C
4 6 (1.41%) JavaScript
4 6 (1.41%) VBScript
5 5 (1.17%) VB
6 3 (0.70%) C#
7 2 (0.47%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.23%) Java
8 1 (0.23%) PHP
Qualifications
1 54 (12.68%) Microsoft Certification
2 46 (10.80%) MCSE
3 42 (9.86%) Security Cleared
4 27 (6.34%) DV Cleared
5 21 (4.93%) MCP
6 20 (4.69%) ITIL Certification
7 18 (4.23%) Cisco Certification
8 17 (3.99%) CCNA
8 17 (3.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 16 (3.76%) SC Cleared
10 15 (3.52%) MCSA
11 14 (3.29%) Degree
12 13 (3.05%) MCITP
13 11 (2.58%) Citrix Certification
14 9 (2.11%) CCA
15 8 (1.88%) Computer Science Degree
16 6 (1.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 5 (1.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 2 (0.47%) A+ Certification
18 2 (0.47%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (8.69%) SLA
2 1 (0.23%) GMP
2 1 (0.23%) Government Security Classifications
2 1 (0.23%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 293 (68.78%) Active Directory
2 79 (18.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (9.15%) Hyper-V
4 37 (8.69%) XenApp
5 25 (5.87%) vSphere
6 22 (5.16%) VMware ESXi
7 17 (3.99%) Microsoft App-V
8 9 (2.11%) XenServer
9 8 (1.88%) Virtual Servers
9 8 (1.88%) XenDesktop
10 7 (1.64%) Virtual Machines
11 5 (1.17%) FreeRADIUS
12 3 (0.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 3 (0.70%) Terminal Services
12 3 (0.70%) VMware Workstation
13 2 (0.47%) Firmware
13 2 (0.47%) ISA Server
13 2 (0.47%) Snort
13 2 (0.47%) Virtual Desktop
13 2 (0.47%) Xen
Systems Management
1 62 (14.55%) SCCM
2 27 (6.34%) NetBackup
3 18 (4.23%) SCOM
4 17 (3.99%) Netcool
4 17 (3.99%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 15 (3.52%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 13 (3.05%) Backup Exec
7 9 (2.11%) AirWatch
8 7 (1.64%) Microsoft Intune
9 6 (1.41%) DameWare
9 6 (1.41%) Nagios
10 5 (1.17%) WSUS
11 4 (0.94%) HP SIM
11 4 (0.94%) Opscode Chef
11 4 (0.94%) vCenter Server
11 4 (0.94%) vMotion
12 3 (0.70%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 3 (0.70%) SCOrch
12 3 (0.70%) SCSM
12 3 (0.70%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 255 (59.86%) Microsoft
2 141 (33.10%) VMware
3 128 (30.05%) Citrix
4 71 (16.67%) Cisco
5 54 (12.68%) HP
6 34 (7.98%) Dell
7 30 (7.04%) Bloomberg
8 26 (6.10%) Altiris
9 22 (5.16%) McAfee
10 21 (4.93%) Reuters
11 20 (4.69%) Symantec
12 19 (4.46%) Ivanti
13 16 (3.76%) Apple
13 16 (3.76%) CheckPoint
13 16 (3.76%) Veritas
14 15 (3.52%) Oracle
15 13 (3.05%) Sophos
16 12 (2.82%) Veeam
17 10 (2.35%) NetApp
17 10 (2.35%) Red Hat