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 28 June 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 256 163 124
Rank change year-on-year -93 -39  
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 174 337 437
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.84% 1.55% 1.90%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.91% 8.31% 10.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 195 299
Median daily rate £325 £368 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.56% +22.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £169 £225 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £436
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £313 £275
% change year-on-year -4.00% +13.63%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 25 35
Median hourly rate £14.13 £13.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.65% -35.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.90 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £19.60 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.28 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year -1.33% -13.15%  

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 3545 4055 4318
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 17.07% 18.68% 18.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 2490 2921 2889
Median daily rate £475 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £350
% change year-on-year +1.26% +12.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 44 96
Median hourly rate £22.00 £17.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.71% -12.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £33.86 £39.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -3.84% +23.80%  

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 28 June 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 3 months to 28 June 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 28 June 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 -25 23 £310 -25.97% 19
Canary Wharf +4 2 £350 -
West End of London - 2 £313 - 4
Feltham - 2 £425 -
Uxbridge - 2 - -
Brentford - 1 £365 -
Docklands, London - 1 £313 -
Ealing - 1 £375 -
Stockley Park - 1 - -
MS Exchange
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 249 (76.15%) Active Directory
2 226 (69.11%) Windows
3 195 (59.63%) Microsoft
4 145 (44.34%) Exchange Server 2010
5 144 (44.04%) Office 365
6 132 (40.37%) VMware
7 128 (39.14%) Windows Server
8 98 (29.97%) Windows Server 2012
9 92 (28.13%) Exchange Server 2013
10 80 (24.46%) Windows Server 2008
11 78 (23.85%) Microsoft Office
11 78 (23.85%) Citrix
12 75 (22.94%) Finance
13 74 (22.63%) Microsoft Azure
14 72 (22.02%) ITIL
15 70 (21.41%) VMware Infrastructure
16 65 (19.88%) PowerShell
17 62 (18.96%) SQL Server
17 62 (18.96%) DNS
17 62 (18.96%) Migration
18 59 (18.04%) Firewall
18 59 (18.04%) Windows 7
19 58 (17.74%) Skype for Business
20 55 (16.82%) SAN
21 54 (16.51%) Exchange Server 2007
21 54 (16.51%) SCCM
22 52 (15.90%) Cisco
23 50 (15.29%) SharePoint
23 50 (15.29%) Microsoft Certification
24 46 (14.07%) HP

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
1 145 (44.34%) Exchange Server 2010
2 92 (28.13%) Exchange Server 2013
3 58 (17.74%) Skype for Business
4 54 (16.51%) Exchange Server 2007
5 50 (15.29%) SharePoint
6 22 (6.73%) Exchange Server 2003
7 14 (4.28%) IIS
8 13 (3.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 6 (1.83%) Office Communications Server
10 5 (1.53%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (0.92%) Apache Solr
11 3 (0.92%) BizTalk Server
11 3 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2000
11 3 (0.92%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (0.61%) CMS
13 1 (0.31%) Confluence
13 1 (0.31%) OpenStack
13 1 (0.31%) SharePoint Server
13 1 (0.31%) WebSphere
Applications
1 78 (23.85%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (2.45%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.31%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (1.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.61%) thinkFolio
3 1 (0.31%) Maximo
3 1 (0.31%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 144 (44.04%) Office 365
2 74 (22.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 46 (14.07%) Azure Active Directory
4 15 (4.59%) Amazon AWS
5 14 (4.28%) IaaS
6 12 (3.67%) OneDrive
7 10 (3.06%) Mimecast
8 8 (2.45%) SaaS
9 5 (1.53%) PaaS
10 3 (0.92%) Yammer
11 2 (0.61%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (0.61%) AWS OpsWorks
12 1 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
12 1 (0.31%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.31%) G Suite
12 1 (0.31%) GitHub
12 1 (0.31%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (0.31%) IBM Cloud
12 1 (0.31%) Route 53
12 1 (0.31%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 62 (18.96%) DNS
2 59 (18.04%) Firewall
3 55 (16.82%) SAN
4 46 (14.07%) WAN
5 44 (13.46%) DHCP
6 43 (13.15%) Skype
7 34 (10.40%) LAN
8 33 (10.09%) TCP/IP
9 25 (7.65%) VPN
10 23 (7.03%) NAS
11 19 (5.81%) VoIP
12 18 (5.50%) Remote Desktop
13 11 (3.36%) Unified Communications
13 11 (3.36%) VLAN
14 10 (3.06%) iSCSI
14 10 (3.06%) Wireless
15 9 (2.75%) Internet
16 8 (2.45%) LDAP
16 8 (2.45%) SMTP
17 6 (1.83%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (18.96%) SQL Server
2 22 (6.73%) SQL Server 2012
3 16 (4.89%) SQL Server 2008
4 13 (3.98%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (1.53%) Big Data
5 5 (1.53%) Hadoop
5 5 (1.53%) SQL Server 2016
6 2 (0.61%) MySQL
6 2 (0.61%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.31%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.31%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.31%) DB2
7 1 (0.31%) EDRMS
7 1 (0.31%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (0.61%) Git (software)
1 2 (0.61%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.31%) JIRA
2 1 (0.31%) MSI
2 1 (0.31%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (0.31%) TeamCity
General
1 75 (22.94%) Finance
2 30 (9.17%) Banking
3 12 (3.67%) Legal
4 10 (3.06%) Law
5 9 (2.75%) Marketing
6 8 (2.45%) Back Office
7 7 (2.14%) Investment Banking
8 6 (1.83%) Retail
8 6 (1.83%) Telecoms
9 4 (1.22%) Billing
9 4 (1.22%) Games
10 3 (0.92%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.61%) Electronics
11 2 (0.61%) Japanese Language
11 2 (0.61%) Publishing
12 1 (0.31%) Italian Language
12 1 (0.31%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 80 (24.46%) Analyst
2 43 (13.15%) Support Engineer
3 36 (11.01%) Consultant
3 36 (11.01%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 35 (10.70%) 2nd Line Support
4 35 (10.70%) Architect
5 25 (7.65%) Support Analyst
6 24 (7.34%) Service Analyst
7 23 (7.03%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 23 (7.03%) Administrator
7 23 (7.03%) Service Desk Analyst
7 23 (7.03%) Windows Engineer
8 21 (6.42%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 21 (6.42%) Office 365 Consultant
9 19 (5.81%) Desktop Support
9 19 (5.81%) IT Analyst
10 17 (5.20%) Server Engineer
11 16 (4.89%) 1st/2nd Line Support
11 16 (4.89%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 15 (4.59%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.53%) SailPoint
2 4 (1.22%) SAML
3 3 (0.92%) WAP
3 3 (0.92%) XMPP
4 1 (0.31%) 802.1X
4 1 (0.31%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 39 (11.93%) Data Centre
2 30 (9.17%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (4.59%) Blackberry
4 13 (3.98%) Replication
5 12 (3.67%) Clustering
5 12 (3.67%) PKI
6 6 (1.83%) CMDB
6 6 (1.83%) Computer Science
6 6 (1.83%) iPhone
6 6 (1.83%) Linux Command Line
6 6 (1.83%) Video Conferencing
7 4 (1.22%) Driving Licence
7 4 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (0.92%) EMC VNX
8 3 (0.92%) Fat Client
8 3 (0.92%) Management Information System
8 3 (0.92%) Thin Client
9 2 (0.61%) Enterprise Cloud
9 2 (0.61%) Fintech
9 2 (0.61%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 226 (69.11%) Windows
2 128 (39.14%) Windows Server
3 98 (29.97%) Windows Server 2012
4 80 (24.46%) Windows Server 2008
5 59 (18.04%) Windows 7
6 39 (11.93%) Windows Server 2003
7 36 (11.01%) Windows 10
8 24 (7.34%) Unix
9 23 (7.03%) Windows 8
10 18 (5.50%) Linux
11 12 (3.67%) Windows XP
12 8 (2.45%) Android
12 8 (2.45%) Mac OS X
13 6 (1.83%) CentOS
13 6 (1.83%) Windows Vista
14 5 (1.53%) Apple iOS
14 5 (1.53%) Mac OS
14 5 (1.53%) Solaris
15 4 (1.22%) Windows 2000 Server
16 2 (0.61%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (22.02%) ITIL
2 62 (18.96%) Migration
3 28 (8.56%) Change Management
4 22 (6.73%) Asset Management
4 22 (6.73%) Disaster Recovery
5 19 (5.81%) Service Management
6 18 (5.50%) Problem Management
6 18 (5.50%) Project Management
7 16 (4.89%) PRINCE2
7 16 (4.89%) Task Automation
8 15 (4.59%) Data Protection
9 13 (3.98%) Configuration Management
10 12 (3.67%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (3.67%) ITIL V3
11 11 (3.36%) Investment Management
11 11 (3.36%) Presales
12 10 (3.06%) Identity Access Management
12 10 (3.06%) Identity Management
13 9 (2.75%) Server Building
13 9 (2.75%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 65 (19.88%) PowerShell
2 40 (12.23%) SQL
3 9 (2.75%) VBScript
4 4 (1.22%) C
4 4 (1.22%) VB
5 2 (0.61%) Bash Shell
5 2 (0.61%) Python
5 2 (0.61%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.31%) PHP
Qualifications
1 50 (15.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 39 (11.93%) MCSE
3 33 (10.09%) Cisco Certification
4 29 (8.87%) CCNA
5 25 (7.65%) Security Cleared
6 19 (5.81%) MCITP
7 17 (5.20%) SC Cleared
8 16 (4.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 15 (4.59%) Degree
10 12 (3.67%) Citrix Certification
11 11 (3.36%) ITIL Certification
12 8 (2.45%) DV Cleared
13 6 (1.83%) MCSA
13 6 (1.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 5 (1.53%) A+ Certification
14 5 (1.53%) CCA
14 5 (1.53%) CCNP
14 5 (1.53%) CCSP
14 5 (1.53%) MCP
15 4 (1.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (6.73%) SLA
2 8 (2.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.31%) BS25999
3 1 (0.31%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 249 (76.15%) Active Directory
2 70 (21.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (13.15%) Hyper-V
4 27 (8.26%) XenApp
5 24 (7.34%) vSphere
6 17 (5.20%) Virtual Machines
7 16 (4.89%) VMware ESXi
7 16 (4.89%) XenDesktop
8 9 (2.75%) Virtual Servers
9 7 (2.14%) DFS Replication
10 6 (1.83%) ISA Server
10 6 (1.83%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 5 (1.53%) Microsoft App-V
11 5 (1.53%) VMware Workstation
12 4 (1.22%) Terminal Server
12 4 (1.22%) Terminal Services
13 3 (0.92%) Forefront TMG
13 3 (0.92%) XenServer
14 2 (0.61%) UAG
14 2 (0.61%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 54 (16.51%) SCCM
2 20 (6.12%) SCOM
3 18 (5.50%) NetBackup
4 17 (5.20%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 12 (3.67%) Backup Exec
5 12 (3.67%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 12 (3.67%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 8 (2.45%) vCenter Server
7 7 (2.14%) AirWatch
8 5 (1.53%) Control-M
8 5 (1.53%) Dollar Universe
8 5 (1.53%) Microsoft Clustering
8 5 (1.53%) Norton AntiVirus
8 5 (1.53%) WMI
8 5 (1.53%) WSUS
9 4 (1.22%) DatAdvantage
9 4 (1.22%) Microsoft Intune
9 4 (1.22%) vMotion
10 3 (0.92%) Failover Clustering
10 3 (0.92%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 195 (59.63%) Microsoft
2 132 (40.37%) VMware
3 78 (23.85%) Citrix
4 52 (15.90%) Cisco
5 46 (14.07%) HP
6 23 (7.03%) Symantec
7 21 (6.42%) NetApp
8 13 (3.98%) Dell
9 12 (3.67%) McAfee
10 11 (3.36%) SAP
11 10 (3.06%) Intel
11 10 (3.06%) Oracle
11 10 (3.06%) Veritas
12 9 (2.75%) Avaya
12 9 (2.75%) ServiceNow
13 8 (2.45%) EMC
14 7 (2.14%) CheckPoint
14 7 (2.14%) Juniper
14 7 (2.14%) Sophos
15 6 (1.83%) Splunk
London
Premier Group Recruitment
Rate: £150 - £250 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Central London / West End
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £28000 - £30000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
North London
G2 Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £180 - £280 per day + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Plan-Net
Rate: Competitive rate
Posted: Yesterday
Croydon, Surrey
Spring Technology
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Comtecs
Rate: £180 - £200 Per Day to £200 p/day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 6 days ago
London
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 16 days ago