Period
to 19 November 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 November 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 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 275 198 158
Rank change year-on-year -77 -40 -46
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 427 561 720
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.92% 1.25% 1.53%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.40% 6.34% 8.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 348 494
London median daily rate £325 £350 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £150 £163 £140
90th Percentile £538 £513 £441
England median daily rate £300 £325 £300
% change year-on-year -7.69% +8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 48 32
London median hourly rate £19.50 £16.50 £18.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.18% -12.49% +10.91%
10th Percentile £12.50 £11.25 £10.80
90th Percentile £27.80 £22.18 £27.00
England median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year +3.03% +2.23% -1.10%

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 7904 8845 8505
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 17.10% 19.70% 18.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 5634 6120 5760
London median daily rate £500 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £250
90th Percentile £638 £620 £600
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 107 120
London median hourly rate £20.91 £18.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.17% -10.00% +8.11%
10th Percentile £12.30 £12.50 £12.00
90th Percentile £47.83 £56.87 £43.10
England median hourly rate £21.08 £20.00 £19.03
% change year-on-year +5.40% +5.10% +6.12%

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 November 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 November 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 November 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 -9 84 £300 -22.58% 22
South London -39 14 £275 -38.89% 2
North London -4 10 £488 +34.39%
West London -41 10 £350 +75.00% 8
East London -26 3 £410 +11.19% 3
MS Exchange
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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.

1 286 (66.98%) Windows
1 286 (66.98%) Active Directory
2 260 (60.89%) Microsoft
3 204 (47.78%) Office 365
4 169 (39.58%) Windows Server
5 149 (34.89%) VMware
6 136 (31.85%) Exchange Server 2010
7 124 (29.04%) Citrix
8 104 (24.36%) Finance
9 97 (22.72%) Windows Server 2012
10 94 (22.01%) Microsoft Office
10 94 (22.01%) Microsoft Azure
11 90 (21.08%) Windows Server 2008
12 83 (19.44%) Exchange Server 2013
13 82 (19.20%) VMware Infrastructure
14 81 (18.97%) ITIL
14 81 (18.97%) Migration
15 70 (16.39%) Cisco
16 69 (16.16%) SCCM
17 67 (15.69%) Windows 7
17 67 (15.69%) Firewall
18 64 (14.99%) Skype for Business
19 63 (14.75%) SharePoint
19 63 (14.75%) SAN
20 62 (14.52%) Microsoft Certification
21 60 (14.05%) WAN
22 59 (13.82%) LAN
23 57 (13.35%) Exchange Server 2007
24 56 (13.11%) PowerShell
25 55 (12.88%) Skype

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
1 136 (31.85%) Exchange Server 2010
2 83 (19.44%) Exchange Server 2013
3 64 (14.99%) Skype for Business
4 63 (14.75%) SharePoint
5 57 (13.35%) Exchange Server 2007
6 19 (4.45%) Exchange Server 2003
6 19 (4.45%) IIS
7 13 (3.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 6 (1.41%) SharePoint Server
9 5 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2000
10 4 (0.94%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.47%) Apache Solr
11 2 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.23%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 94 (22.01%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (3.28%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.47%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.23%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.23%) Revit
Business Applications
1 24 (5.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.70%) RMDS
3 2 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.47%) Eikon
4 1 (0.23%) Bankmaster
4 1 (0.23%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 204 (47.78%) Office 365
2 94 (22.01%) Microsoft Azure
3 35 (8.20%) Azure Active Directory
4 19 (4.45%) Amazon AWS
5 17 (3.98%) Mimecast
6 14 (3.28%) OneDrive
7 13 (3.04%) IaaS
8 12 (2.81%) PaaS
9 4 (0.94%) SaaS
10 3 (0.70%) Yammer
11 2 (0.47%) G Suite
12 1 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 1 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
12 1 (0.23%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (0.23%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 67 (15.69%) Firewall
2 63 (14.75%) SAN
3 60 (14.05%) WAN
4 59 (13.82%) LAN
5 55 (12.88%) Skype
6 46 (10.77%) DNS
7 45 (10.54%) VPN
8 40 (9.37%) DHCP
9 28 (6.56%) TCP/IP
10 18 (4.22%) NAS
11 14 (3.28%) Wireless
12 11 (2.58%) SMTP
12 11 (2.58%) SSL
12 11 (2.58%) VoIP
13 9 (2.11%) IP Telephony
13 9 (2.11%) iSCSI
13 9 (2.11%) Remote Desktop
13 9 (2.11%) VLAN
14 8 (1.87%) Internet
15 7 (1.64%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (11.48%) SQL Server
2 12 (2.81%) SQL Server 2008
2 12 (2.81%) SQL Server 2012
3 10 (2.34%) SQL Server 2016
4 8 (1.87%) SQL Server 2014
5 6 (1.41%) Data Mining
6 5 (1.17%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (0.70%) Big Data
7 3 (0.70%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.47%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.23%) EDRMS
9 1 (0.23%) MS Access
9 1 (0.23%) MySQL
9 1 (0.23%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (2.11%) JIRA
1 9 (2.11%) Zephyr
2 4 (0.94%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.23%) MorphX
3 1 (0.23%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 104 (24.36%) Finance
2 40 (9.37%) Banking
3 30 (7.03%) Legal
4 17 (3.98%) Law
5 11 (2.58%) Investment Banking
6 10 (2.34%) Back Office
7 8 (1.87%) Telecoms
8 7 (1.64%) Retail
9 6 (1.41%) Advertising
10 5 (1.17%) Manufacturing
10 5 (1.17%) Marketing
11 4 (0.94%) Electronics
12 2 (0.47%) Front Office
12 2 (0.47%) Local Government
12 2 (0.47%) Publishing
13 1 (0.23%) General Ledger
13 1 (0.23%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 112 (26.23%) Analyst
2 46 (10.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 42 (9.84%) Support Engineer
4 41 (9.60%) 2nd Line Support
5 39 (9.13%) Consultant
5 39 (9.13%) Support Analyst
6 37 (8.67%) Desktop Support
7 30 (7.03%) Service Analyst
8 28 (6.56%) Administrator
8 28 (6.56%) Architect
9 27 (6.32%) Service Desk Analyst
9 27 (6.32%) Windows Engineer
10 24 (5.62%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 24 (5.62%) 3rd Line Support
11 23 (5.39%) Systems Administrator
12 21 (4.92%) Office 365 Engineer
13 20 (4.68%) IT Support
14 19 (4.45%) 2nd Line Engineer
14 19 (4.45%) Office 365 Consultant
15 18 (4.22%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (1.64%) SailPoint
2 5 (1.17%) Web Services
3 4 (0.94%) Software Packaging
4 3 (0.70%) FIX Protocol
4 3 (0.70%) FpML
4 3 (0.70%) XML
5 2 (0.47%) .NET
5 2 (0.47%) 802.1X
5 2 (0.47%) WAP
6 1 (0.23%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.23%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (0.23%) CSS
6 1 (0.23%) LINQ
6 1 (0.23%) OAuth
6 1 (0.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 38 (8.90%) Data Centre
2 34 (7.96%) Blackberry
3 19 (4.45%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (4.45%) Clustering
3 19 (4.45%) PKI
4 15 (3.51%) Management Information System
5 11 (2.58%) Computer Science
5 11 (2.58%) iPhone
5 11 (2.58%) Video Conferencing
6 10 (2.34%) BYOD
6 10 (2.34%) Fat Client
6 10 (2.34%) Thin Client
7 8 (1.87%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (1.87%) iPad
8 7 (1.64%) Replication
9 6 (1.41%) EMC VNX
9 6 (1.41%) Microsoft Licensing
10 5 (1.17%) Client/Server
10 5 (1.17%) Smartcard
11 4 (0.94%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 286 (66.98%) Windows
2 169 (39.58%) Windows Server
3 97 (22.72%) Windows Server 2012
4 90 (21.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 67 (15.69%) Windows 7
6 52 (12.18%) Windows 10
7 34 (7.96%) Windows Server 2003
8 30 (7.03%) Linux
9 24 (5.62%) Unix
10 15 (3.51%) Solaris
10 15 (3.51%) Windows XP
11 12 (2.81%) Apple iOS
11 12 (2.81%) Windows 8
12 8 (1.87%) Android
12 8 (1.87%) CentOS
12 8 (1.87%) Mac OS X
13 5 (1.17%) Windows 2000 Server
13 5 (1.17%) Windows Mobile
14 3 (0.70%) Ubuntu
14 3 (0.70%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (18.97%) ITIL
1 81 (18.97%) Migration
2 27 (6.32%) CRM
3 23 (5.39%) Service Management
4 19 (4.45%) Project Management
5 18 (4.22%) Problem Management
6 15 (3.51%) Change Management
6 15 (3.51%) Incident Management
7 14 (3.28%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (3.28%) Data Extraction
8 13 (3.04%) Disaster Recovery
8 13 (3.04%) Task Automation
9 12 (2.81%) Asset Management
9 12 (2.81%) Identity Access Management
9 12 (2.81%) Kalman Filter
9 12 (2.81%) Root Cause Analysis
10 11 (2.58%) Capacity Planning
10 11 (2.58%) Change Control
10 11 (2.58%) ITSM
10 11 (2.58%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 56 (13.11%) PowerShell
2 45 (10.54%) SQL
3 9 (2.11%) VBScript
4 4 (0.94%) C
5 2 (0.47%) JavaScript
5 2 (0.47%) T-SQL
5 2 (0.47%) VB
6 1 (0.23%) C#
6 1 (0.23%) Java
6 1 (0.23%) PHP
6 1 (0.23%) X++
Qualifications
1 62 (14.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 48 (11.24%) MCSE
3 46 (10.77%) Security Cleared
4 26 (6.09%) DV Cleared
5 22 (5.15%) MCP
6 20 (4.68%) Cisco Certification
7 19 (4.45%) CCNA
7 19 (4.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 18 (4.22%) SC Cleared
9 16 (3.75%) Degree
9 16 (3.75%) MCSA
10 15 (3.51%) MCITP
11 10 (2.34%) Citrix Certification
12 8 (1.87%) A+ Certification
12 8 (1.87%) CCA
12 8 (1.87%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 7 (1.64%) Computer Science Degree
13 7 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
14 5 (1.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 3 (0.70%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (8.67%) SLA
2 4 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.23%) GMP
System Software
1 286 (66.98%) Active Directory
2 82 (19.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 44 (10.30%) Hyper-V
4 31 (7.26%) vSphere
5 26 (6.09%) XenApp
6 23 (5.39%) VMware ESXi
7 13 (3.04%) DFS Replication
7 13 (3.04%) Virtual Machines
8 11 (2.58%) XenDesktop
9 10 (2.34%) Microsoft App-V
10 9 (2.11%) Virtual Servers
10 9 (2.11%) XenServer
11 5 (1.17%) FreeRADIUS
12 4 (0.94%) VMware Workstation
13 3 (0.70%) ISA Server
13 3 (0.70%) Terminal Server
14 2 (0.47%) BitLocker
14 2 (0.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 2 (0.47%) Terminal Services
15 1 (0.23%) UAG
Systems Management
1 69 (16.16%) SCCM
2 22 (5.15%) NetBackup
3 17 (3.98%) SCOM
4 16 (3.75%) Microsoft Intune
4 16 (3.75%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 14 (3.28%) Backup Exec
6 13 (3.04%) Netcool
6 13 (3.04%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 7 (1.64%) DameWare
7 7 (1.64%) DatAdvantage
8 6 (1.41%) AirWatch
8 6 (1.41%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 5 (1.17%) SCOrch
9 5 (1.17%) SCSM
9 5 (1.17%) vMotion
9 5 (1.17%) WSUS
10 4 (0.94%) McAfee ePO
10 4 (0.94%) MOM
10 4 (0.94%) Norton AntiVirus
11 3 (0.70%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 260 (60.89%) Microsoft
2 149 (34.89%) VMware
3 124 (29.04%) Citrix
4 70 (16.39%) Cisco
5 50 (11.71%) HP
6 27 (6.32%) Dell
7 21 (4.92%) Sophos
7 21 (4.92%) Symantec
8 19 (4.45%) McAfee
9 18 (4.22%) Apple
10 17 (3.98%) Altiris
10 17 (3.98%) Veritas
11 16 (3.75%) Bloomberg
11 16 (3.75%) NetApp
12 15 (3.51%) CheckPoint
13 14 (3.28%) EMC
14 13 (3.04%) Juniper
15 11 (2.58%) Oracle
15 11 (2.58%) Reuters
16 10 (2.34%) Veeam