Period
to 14 December 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 14 December 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
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 275 272 226
Rank change year-on-year -3 -46 -48
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 445 462 534
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.95% 0.97% 1.20%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.47% 5.67% 6.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 319 279 342
London median daily rate £300 £313 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.00% -10.71% +7.69%
10th Percentile £140 £140 £163
90th Percentile £500 £534 £524
England median daily rate £325 £300 £320
% change year-on-year +8.33% -6.25% +4.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 30 44
London median hourly rate £20.00 £19.25 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.90% +16.67% -10.81%
10th Percentile £13.75 £12.95 £11.25
90th Percentile £35.00 £28.42 £23.08
England median hourly rate £16.83 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year -1.00% +3.03% +3.13%

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 8,137 8,143 8,846
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 17.38% 17.13% 19.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,712 5,862 6,093
London median daily rate £500 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £305 £300 £275
90th Percentile £675 £644 £625
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 104 102
London median hourly rate £24.00 £20.47 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.26% +15.31% -17.25%
10th Percentile £13.60 £12.50 £12.53
90th Percentile £57.50 £47.83 £56.68
England median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +7.50% - +5.26%

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 14 December 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 14 December 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 14 December 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 +7 119 £210 -20.00% 32
West London +39 48 £238 -5.00% 19
South London -17 18 £213 -22.73% 1
East London -18 11 £308 -34.57% 6
North London -11 1 £140 -39.13% 2
MS Exchange
England

For the 6 months to 14 December 2018, 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.

1 352 (79.10%) Windows
2 312 (70.11%) Active Directory
3 289 (64.94%) Microsoft
4 218 (48.99%) Office 365
5 177 (39.78%) VMware
6 174 (39.10%) Windows Server
7 155 (34.83%) Exchange Server 2010
8 127 (28.54%) DNS
9 121 (27.19%) Citrix
10 116 (26.07%) SCCM
11 115 (25.84%) Windows Server 2008
11 115 (25.84%) ITIL
12 106 (23.82%) Microsoft Office
13 105 (23.60%) VMware Infrastructure
14 101 (22.70%) Windows 7
14 101 (22.70%) DHCP
15 96 (21.57%) PowerShell
16 92 (20.67%) Windows 10
17 87 (19.55%) Finance
18 84 (18.88%) Windows Server 2012
19 81 (18.20%) Migration
20 78 (17.53%) Exchange Server 2013
21 71 (15.96%) Skype for Business
22 69 (15.51%) Infrastructure Engineering
23 67 (15.06%) Skype
23 67 (15.06%) SQL Server
23 67 (15.06%) HP
24 64 (14.38%) Cisco
25 61 (13.71%) Microsoft Azure
26 60 (13.48%) SQL

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
1 155 (34.83%) Exchange Server 2010
2 78 (17.53%) Exchange Server 2013
3 71 (15.96%) Skype for Business
4 48 (10.79%) SharePoint
5 34 (7.64%) Exchange Server 2007
6 28 (6.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 11 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2003
8 8 (1.80%) IIS
9 7 (1.57%) IBM Notes
10 6 (1.35%) SharePoint 2013
11 4 (0.90%) Apache
11 4 (0.90%) Confluence
11 4 (0.90%) Office Communications Server
12 3 (0.67%) Tomcat
13 2 (0.45%) nginx
13 2 (0.45%) SharePoint 2010
14 1 (0.22%) Apache Solr
14 1 (0.22%) WebLogic
14 1 (0.22%) WordPress
Applications
1 106 (23.82%) Microsoft Office
2 18 (4.04%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (2.02%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.22%) Eikon
1 1 (0.22%) Northgate Housing
Cloud Services
1 218 (48.99%) Office 365
2 61 (13.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 36 (8.09%) Mimecast
4 33 (7.42%) Amazon AWS
5 18 (4.04%) OneDrive
6 9 (2.02%) IaaS
7 8 (1.80%) Azure Active Directory
8 7 (1.57%) Cloud Computing
8 7 (1.57%) Yammer
9 5 (1.12%) Amazon EC2
9 5 (1.12%) Amazon S3
10 4 (0.90%) GoToWebinar
10 4 (0.90%) PaaS
11 3 (0.67%) AWS CloudFormation
11 3 (0.67%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
11 3 (0.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 2 (0.45%) Cloudflare
12 2 (0.45%) CloudFront
12 2 (0.45%) SaaS
13 1 (0.22%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 127 (28.54%) DNS
2 101 (22.70%) DHCP
3 67 (15.06%) Skype
4 57 (12.81%) Firewall
5 42 (9.44%) WAN
6 38 (8.54%) LAN
7 34 (7.64%) SAN
7 34 (7.64%) VoIP
8 33 (7.42%) TCP/IP
8 33 (7.42%) VPN
9 20 (4.49%) Cisco IOS
9 20 (4.49%) SMTP
10 16 (3.60%) FCoE
11 15 (3.37%) PBX
12 10 (2.25%) WebEx
13 9 (2.02%) Structured Cabling
14 8 (1.80%) Unified Communications
14 8 (1.80%) VSAN
15 7 (1.57%) IMAP
15 7 (1.57%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (15.06%) SQL Server
2 11 (2.47%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (1.80%) SQL Server 2005
3 8 (1.80%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (0.90%) Amazon RDS
5 3 (0.67%) MySQL
5 3 (0.67%) Power BI
6 2 (0.45%) GIS
6 2 (0.45%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.45%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.22%) Big Data
7 1 (0.22%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.22%) DB2
7 1 (0.22%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.22%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.22%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 12 (2.70%) JIRA
2 5 (1.12%) Zephyr
3 4 (0.90%) Git (software)
3 4 (0.90%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.45%) AdminStudio
4 2 (0.45%) WinDbg
5 1 (0.22%) Hudson
5 1 (0.22%) MSI
5 1 (0.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 87 (19.55%) Finance
2 28 (6.29%) Law
3 22 (4.94%) Legal
4 20 (4.49%) Banking
5 10 (2.25%) Retail
6 9 (2.02%) Financial Institution
7 8 (1.80%) French Language
7 8 (1.80%) Italian Language
8 7 (1.57%) Back Office
8 7 (1.57%) Spanish Language
9 6 (1.35%) Marketing
10 5 (1.12%) Advertising
11 4 (0.90%) Pharmaceutical
11 4 (0.90%) Publishing
12 2 (0.45%) Front Office
12 2 (0.45%) Games
12 2 (0.45%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.45%) Telecoms
13 1 (0.22%) Local Government
13 1 (0.22%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 93 (20.90%) Analyst
2 71 (15.96%) Support Engineer
3 58 (13.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 46 (10.34%) 2nd Line Support
5 42 (9.44%) Support Analyst
6 40 (8.99%) Desktop Support
6 40 (8.99%) Service Analyst
7 39 (8.76%) Service Desk Analyst
8 32 (7.19%) 3rd Line Support
9 28 (6.29%) IT Engineer
10 26 (5.84%) Desktop Engineer
11 25 (5.62%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 25 (5.62%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 25 (5.62%) Exchange Engineer
11 25 (5.62%) Messaging Engineer
12 23 (5.17%) 1st/2nd Line Support
12 23 (5.17%) 2nd Line Engineer
13 22 (4.94%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
13 22 (4.94%) Server Engineer
14 21 (4.72%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (1.80%) Web Services
2 4 (0.90%) LDAP
3 3 (0.67%) LAMP
3 3 (0.67%) Software Packaging
4 2 (0.45%) .NET
4 2 (0.45%) XMPP
5 1 (0.22%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.22%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (0.22%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (0.22%) COM
5 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Graph
5 1 (0.22%) Middleware
5 1 (0.22%) Spring
5 1 (0.22%) Velocity
5 1 (0.22%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 36 (8.09%) Blackberry
1 36 (8.09%) Data Centre
2 33 (7.42%) Clustering
3 25 (5.62%) iPhone
4 20 (4.49%) Analytical Skills
5 17 (3.82%) Management Information System
5 17 (3.82%) Smartphone
6 15 (3.37%) CLARiiON
7 11 (2.47%) User Experience
8 9 (2.02%) Hedge funds
8 9 (2.02%) Self-Motivation
9 8 (1.80%) iPad
9 8 (1.80%) Video Conferencing
10 6 (1.35%) Algorithms
10 6 (1.35%) Handset
11 5 (1.12%) PMI
11 5 (1.12%) Replication
12 4 (0.90%) BYOD
12 4 (0.90%) PKI
13 3 (0.67%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 352 (79.10%) Windows
2 174 (39.10%) Windows Server
3 115 (25.84%) Windows Server 2008
4 101 (22.70%) Windows 7
5 92 (20.67%) Windows 10
6 84 (18.88%) Windows Server 2012
7 55 (12.36%) Linux
8 44 (9.89%) Android
9 37 (8.31%) Windows Server 2003
10 22 (4.94%) Windows 8
11 21 (4.72%) Apple iOS
12 18 (4.04%) Unix
13 17 (3.82%) Mac OS
14 15 (3.37%) Windows XP
15 10 (2.25%) Mac OS X
15 10 (2.25%) Windows Mobile
16 9 (2.02%) Solaris
17 4 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 3 (0.67%) CentOS
19 2 (0.45%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (25.84%) ITIL
2 81 (18.20%) Migration
3 69 (15.51%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 43 (9.66%) Service Management
5 34 (7.64%) Root Cause Analysis
6 31 (6.97%) Patch Management
7 29 (6.52%) ITIL V3
8 26 (5.84%) Server Management
9 24 (5.39%) Information Security
10 23 (5.17%) Network Load Balancing
11 22 (4.94%) Asset Management
11 22 (4.94%) Change Management
11 22 (4.94%) Problem-Solving
11 22 (4.94%) Virtual Environments
12 21 (4.72%) ITSM
13 20 (4.49%) Continuous Improvement
14 19 (4.27%) Mobile Device Management
15 18 (4.04%) Capacity Planning
16 17 (3.82%) Proactive Monitoring
16 17 (3.82%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 96 (21.57%) PowerShell
2 60 (13.48%) SQL
3 9 (2.02%) VBScript
4 7 (1.57%) Python
5 6 (1.35%) Bash Shell
6 5 (1.12%) Perl
6 5 (1.12%) Ruby
7 4 (0.90%) C
7 4 (0.90%) VB
8 3 (0.67%) C#
9 1 (0.22%) C++
9 1 (0.22%) Java
9 1 (0.22%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.22%) VC++
Qualifications
1 55 (12.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 32 (7.19%) Security Cleared
3 30 (6.74%) MCSE
4 23 (5.17%) Degree
4 23 (5.17%) MCP
4 23 (5.17%) MCSA
5 22 (4.94%) SC Cleared
6 15 (3.37%) Novell Certification
7 12 (2.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 11 (2.47%) ITIL Certification
8 11 (2.47%) MCITP
9 7 (1.57%) CCNA
9 7 (1.57%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (1.35%) DV Cleared
10 6 (1.35%) MCTS
11 5 (1.12%) A+ Certification
11 5 (1.12%) CHECK Team Member
11 5 (1.12%) PMI Certification
12 4 (0.90%) CCA
12 4 (0.90%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (8.54%) SLA
2 5 (1.12%) GDPR
2 5 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.67%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 3 (0.67%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.45%) Government Security Classifications
5 1 (0.22%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.22%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 1 (0.22%) ISO 22301
5 1 (0.22%) PMO
5 1 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 312 (70.11%) Active Directory
2 105 (23.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 55 (12.36%) Hyper-V
4 50 (11.24%) VMware ESXi
5 44 (9.89%) vSphere
6 33 (7.42%) XenApp
7 27 (6.07%) XenDesktop
8 10 (2.25%) VMware Server
8 10 (2.25%) XenServer
9 8 (1.80%) IAG
9 8 (1.80%) Terminal Services
9 8 (1.80%) UAG
10 7 (1.57%) Virtual Machines
10 7 (1.57%) VMware Workstation
11 6 (1.35%) Microsoft App-V
11 6 (1.35%) Xen
12 4 (0.90%) Firmware
12 4 (0.90%) NFS
12 4 (0.90%) Virtual Servers
13 2 (0.45%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 116 (26.07%) SCCM
2 39 (8.76%) SCOM
3 30 (6.74%) Backup Exec
4 23 (5.17%) NetBackup
5 21 (4.72%) Microsoft Clustering
6 20 (4.49%) Microsoft Intune
7 19 (4.27%) AirWatch
7 19 (4.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 19 (4.27%) WSUS
8 12 (2.70%) Cisco CUCM
8 12 (2.70%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 10 (2.25%) Terraform
10 9 (2.02%) HP SIM
11 8 (1.80%) Puppet
12 7 (1.57%) Single Sign-On
12 7 (1.57%) vCenter Server
13 6 (1.35%) Netcool
13 6 (1.35%) OpenView Configuration Management
14 5 (1.12%) EMC NetWorker
15 4 (0.90%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 289 (64.94%) Microsoft
2 177 (39.78%) VMware
3 121 (27.19%) Citrix
4 67 (15.06%) HP
5 64 (14.38%) Cisco
6 36 (8.09%) Ivanti
7 32 (7.19%) Apple
7 32 (7.19%) Veeam
8 29 (6.52%) EMC
9 26 (5.84%) Sophos
10 24 (5.39%) McAfee
11 23 (5.17%) Symantec
11 23 (5.17%) Veritas
12 19 (4.27%) SolarWinds
13 18 (4.04%) Oracle
13 18 (4.04%) ServiceNow
14 14 (3.15%) Clearswift
15 13 (2.92%) Avaya
15 13 (2.92%) CommVault
15 13 (2.92%) Dell