Period
to 19 October 2017

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 19 October 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.

Microsoft Exchange Server
England > London
6 months to
19 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 270 187 152
Rank change year-on-year -83 -35 -36
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 415 616 786
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.92% 1.38% 1.67%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.37% 7.03% 8.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 255 372 543
London median daily rate £325 £350 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +11.11% -1.56%
10th Percentile £146 £185 £135
90th Percentile £530 £538 £450
England median daily rate £313 £321 £300
% change year-on-year -2.65% +7.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 56 39
London median hourly rate £20.00 £16.33 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.51% -14.08% +8.57%
10th Percentile £14.10 £11.25 £11.20
90th Percentile £27.50 £21.75 £40.00
England median hourly rate £17.49 £16.15 £16.50
% change year-on-year +8.30% -2.12% -

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 7725 8760 8744
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 17.15% 19.62% 18.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 5481 6109 5930
London median daily rate £488 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £250
90th Percentile £638 £619 £594
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 114 136
London median hourly rate £20.22 £17.30 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.86% -13.50% +6.54%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.25 £11.63
90th Percentile £47.83 £53.01 £43.00
England median hourly rate £20.96 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +4.78% +5.26% +8.57%

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 19 October 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 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 19 October 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 6 months to 19 October 2017. 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 -11 79 £300 -22.33% 20
West London -16 11 £250 - 9
South London -34 10 £275 -38.89% 6
North London -8 9 £500 +100.00%
East London -33 3 £350 +7.69% 3
MS Exchange
England

For the 6 months to 19 October 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.

1 281 (67.71%) Active Directory
2 273 (65.78%) Windows
3 244 (58.80%) Microsoft
4 198 (47.71%) Office 365
5 160 (38.55%) Windows Server
6 146 (35.18%) VMware
7 139 (33.49%) Exchange Server 2010
8 117 (28.19%) Citrix
9 100 (24.10%) Finance
9 100 (24.10%) Microsoft Azure
10 87 (20.96%) Windows Server 2012
11 84 (20.24%) Microsoft Office
12 82 (19.76%) Migration
13 81 (19.52%) VMware Infrastructure
13 81 (19.52%) Exchange Server 2013
14 75 (18.07%) Windows Server 2008
15 68 (16.39%) Skype for Business
15 68 (16.39%) ITIL
16 63 (15.18%) SharePoint
17 61 (14.70%) Firewall
17 61 (14.70%) Skype
18 60 (14.46%) SAN
18 60 (14.46%) SCCM
19 59 (14.22%) WAN
20 57 (13.73%) Cisco
20 57 (13.73%) PowerShell
21 55 (13.25%) DNS
21 55 (13.25%) LAN
22 53 (12.77%) Microsoft Certification
22 53 (12.77%) Windows 7

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
1 139 (33.49%) Exchange Server 2010
2 81 (19.52%) Exchange Server 2013
3 68 (16.39%) Skype for Business
4 63 (15.18%) SharePoint
5 53 (12.77%) Exchange Server 2007
6 22 (5.30%) Exchange Server 2003
7 18 (4.34%) IIS
8 13 (3.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 7 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2000
10 6 (1.45%) SharePoint Server
11 4 (0.96%) SharePoint 2010
12 3 (0.72%) Apache Solr
13 2 (0.48%) BizTalk Server
14 1 (0.24%) OpenStack
Applications
1 84 (20.24%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (3.13%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.48%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 24 (5.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.48%) Eikon
3 1 (0.24%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 198 (47.71%) Office 365
2 100 (24.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 45 (10.84%) Azure Active Directory
4 20 (4.82%) Amazon AWS
5 18 (4.34%) OneDrive
6 14 (3.37%) IaaS
7 13 (3.13%) PaaS
8 11 (2.65%) Mimecast
9 4 (0.96%) SaaS
9 4 (0.96%) Yammer
10 2 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.48%) G Suite
11 1 (0.24%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.24%) Route 53
11 1 (0.24%) Slack
11 1 (0.24%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 61 (14.70%) Firewall
1 61 (14.70%) Skype
2 60 (14.46%) SAN
3 59 (14.22%) WAN
4 55 (13.25%) DNS
4 55 (13.25%) LAN
5 47 (11.33%) DHCP
6 38 (9.16%) VPN
7 29 (6.99%) TCP/IP
8 17 (4.10%) NAS
9 12 (2.89%) Wireless
10 11 (2.65%) VoIP
11 10 (2.41%) SMTP
12 9 (2.17%) IP Telephony
12 9 (2.17%) iSCSI
13 8 (1.93%) Telnet
13 8 (1.93%) VLAN
14 7 (1.69%) MPLS
14 7 (1.69%) Network Security
14 7 (1.69%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (12.53%) SQL Server
2 11 (2.65%) SQL Server 2012
3 10 (2.41%) SQL Server 2016
4 8 (1.93%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (1.69%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (1.45%) Data Mining
7 5 (1.20%) SQL Server 2014
8 4 (0.96%) Big Data
8 4 (0.96%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.48%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.24%) Azure SQL Database
10 1 (0.24%) EDRMS
10 1 (0.24%) MS Access
10 1 (0.24%) MySQL
10 1 (0.24%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (2.17%) JIRA
1 9 (2.17%) Zephyr
2 2 (0.48%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.24%) MorphX
3 1 (0.24%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (0.24%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.24%) TeamCity
General
1 100 (24.10%) Finance
2 38 (9.16%) Banking
3 23 (5.54%) Legal
4 11 (2.65%) Law
5 10 (2.41%) Back Office
6 9 (2.17%) Investment Banking
6 9 (2.17%) Marketing
7 8 (1.93%) Telecoms
8 5 (1.20%) Advertising
8 5 (1.20%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.96%) Electronics
10 3 (0.72%) Retail
11 2 (0.48%) Local Government
11 2 (0.48%) Publishing
12 1 (0.24%) Billing
12 1 (0.24%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.24%) Private Banking
12 1 (0.24%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 106 (25.54%) Analyst
2 47 (11.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 42 (10.12%) Consultant
4 37 (8.92%) Support Engineer
5 35 (8.43%) 2nd Line Support
6 32 (7.71%) Support Analyst
7 30 (7.23%) Desktop Support
8 28 (6.75%) Architect
9 27 (6.51%) Administrator
9 27 (6.51%) Windows Engineer
10 24 (5.78%) Systems Administrator
11 22 (5.30%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 22 (5.30%) Office 365 Consultant
11 22 (5.30%) Service Analyst
12 21 (5.06%) Office 365 Engineer
13 19 (4.58%) Server Engineer
13 19 (4.58%) Service Desk Analyst
14 18 (4.34%) Exchange Engineer
14 18 (4.34%) Infrastructure Analyst
14 18 (4.34%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (1.69%) SailPoint
2 6 (1.45%) Web Services
3 4 (0.96%) Software Packaging
4 3 (0.72%) FIX Protocol
4 3 (0.72%) FpML
4 3 (0.72%) XML
5 2 (0.48%) .NET
5 2 (0.48%) 802.1X
5 2 (0.48%) WAP
6 1 (0.24%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.24%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (0.24%) CSS
6 1 (0.24%) LINQ
6 1 (0.24%) OAuth
6 1 (0.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 50 (12.05%) Data Centre
2 28 (6.75%) Blackberry
3 20 (4.82%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (4.58%) Clustering
5 18 (4.34%) PKI
6 14 (3.37%) Management Information System
7 10 (2.41%) Fat Client
7 10 (2.41%) Replication
7 10 (2.41%) Thin Client
7 10 (2.41%) Video Conferencing
8 9 (2.17%) Computer Science
8 9 (2.17%) iPhone
9 8 (1.93%) BYOD
10 7 (1.69%) iPad
11 6 (1.45%) EMC VNX
11 6 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (1.45%) Linux Command Line
12 5 (1.20%) Client/Server
12 5 (1.20%) CMDB
12 5 (1.20%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 273 (65.78%) Windows
2 160 (38.55%) Windows Server
3 87 (20.96%) Windows Server 2012
4 75 (18.07%) Windows Server 2008
5 53 (12.77%) Windows 7
6 44 (10.60%) Windows 10
7 36 (8.67%) Windows Server 2003
8 35 (8.43%) Unix
9 26 (6.27%) Linux
10 16 (3.86%) Windows XP
11 15 (3.61%) Solaris
12 12 (2.89%) Windows 8
13 7 (1.69%) Android
13 7 (1.69%) Apple iOS
13 7 (1.69%) Mac OS X
13 7 (1.69%) Windows 2000 Server
14 6 (1.45%) CentOS
15 5 (1.20%) Windows Mobile
15 5 (1.20%) Windows Vista
16 2 (0.48%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (19.76%) Migration
2 68 (16.39%) ITIL
3 25 (6.02%) CRM
4 21 (5.06%) Problem Management
5 19 (4.58%) Change Management
6 18 (4.34%) Asset Management
6 18 (4.34%) Service Management
7 17 (4.10%) Project Management
8 16 (3.86%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (3.37%) Configuration Management
9 14 (3.37%) Data Extraction
9 14 (3.37%) Task Automation
10 11 (2.65%) Infrastructure Management
10 11 (2.65%) ITIL V3
10 11 (2.65%) Kalman Filter
10 11 (2.65%) PRINCE2
10 11 (2.65%) Stakeholder Management
11 10 (2.41%) Data Protection
11 10 (2.41%) Investment Management
11 10 (2.41%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 57 (13.73%) PowerShell
2 40 (9.64%) SQL
3 10 (2.41%) VBScript
4 3 (0.72%) C
4 3 (0.72%) VB
5 2 (0.48%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.24%) C#
6 1 (0.24%) Java
6 1 (0.24%) PHP
6 1 (0.24%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.24%) X++
Qualifications
1 53 (12.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 44 (10.60%) Security Cleared
3 41 (9.88%) MCSE
4 23 (5.54%) DV Cleared
5 19 (4.58%) Cisco Certification
5 19 (4.58%) SC Cleared
5 19 (4.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 16 (3.86%) CCNA
7 15 (3.61%) Degree
7 15 (3.61%) MCITP
8 14 (3.37%) MCP
9 13 (3.13%) MCSA
10 11 (2.65%) Citrix Certification
11 8 (1.93%) CCA
11 8 (1.93%) ITIL Certification
11 8 (1.93%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 6 (1.45%) A+ Certification
12 6 (1.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 4 (0.96%) CCSP
13 4 (0.96%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (7.95%) SLA
2 4 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 281 (67.71%) Active Directory
2 81 (19.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (9.64%) Hyper-V
4 32 (7.71%) vSphere
5 25 (6.02%) XenApp
6 22 (5.30%) VMware ESXi
7 14 (3.37%) Virtual Machines
8 13 (3.13%) DFS Replication
9 12 (2.89%) Virtual Servers
10 10 (2.41%) XenDesktop
11 9 (2.17%) XenServer
12 7 (1.69%) VMware Workstation
13 6 (1.45%) Microsoft App-V
14 5 (1.20%) FreeRADIUS
14 5 (1.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 3 (0.72%) ISA Server
16 2 (0.48%) Terminal Server
16 2 (0.48%) Terminal Services
17 1 (0.24%) UAG
17 1 (0.24%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 60 (14.46%) SCCM
2 26 (6.27%) NetBackup
3 17 (4.10%) SCOM
3 17 (4.10%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 15 (3.61%) Microsoft Intune
5 12 (2.89%) Netcool
5 12 (2.89%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 11 (2.65%) Backup Exec
6 11 (2.65%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 7 (1.69%) DatAdvantage
7 7 (1.69%) WSUS
8 6 (1.45%) DameWare
8 6 (1.45%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 5 (1.20%) Control-M
9 5 (1.20%) Dollar Universe
9 5 (1.20%) SCOrch
9 5 (1.20%) SCSM
9 5 (1.20%) vMotion
10 4 (0.96%) AirWatch
10 4 (0.96%) MOM
Vendors
1 244 (58.80%) Microsoft
2 146 (35.18%) VMware
3 117 (28.19%) Citrix
4 57 (13.73%) Cisco
5 47 (11.33%) HP
6 24 (5.78%) Dell
7 21 (5.06%) Symantec
7 21 (5.06%) Veritas
8 20 (4.82%) McAfee
9 18 (4.34%) Oracle
10 17 (4.10%) Sophos
11 15 (3.61%) NetApp
12 14 (3.37%) Apple
12 14 (3.37%) EMC
12 14 (3.37%) Juniper
13 12 (2.89%) Altiris
13 12 (2.89%) Bloomberg
13 12 (2.89%) CheckPoint
14 9 (2.17%) SAP
15 8 (1.93%) Avaya