Period
to 22 July 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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 259 281 193
Rank change year-on-year +22 -88 -57
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 479 365 620
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.04% 0.86% 1.36%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.98% 4.86% 7.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 320 239 378
London median daily rate £300 £320 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.17% -8.57% +11.11%
10th Percentile £140 £143 £169
90th Percentile £488 £501 £521
England median daily rate £300 £313 £315
% change year-on-year -4.00% -0.79% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 18 41
London median hourly rate £19.25 £19.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.32% +22.58% -22.50%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.96 £10.75
90th Percentile £21.05 £28.77 £20.75
England median hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year +15.15% +10.00% -16.67%

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 8,011 7,506 8,277
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 17.37% 17.78% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,690 5,226 5,835
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +9.64%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £281
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
England median daily rate £450 £445 £425
% change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% +8.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 86 88
London median hourly rate £21.25 £19.25 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.39% +1.32% -5.00%
10th Percentile £13.75 £12.88 £11.25
90th Percentile £57.50 £54.38 £47.59
England median hourly rate £20.50 £19.97 £20.00
% change year-on-year +2.65% -0.15% +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 22 July 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
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 22 July 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 -24 93 £300 - 34
West London -18 43 £261 +6.63% 15
South London -34 13 £295 +8.26% 5
North London +3 7 £150 -62.50% 1
East London -15 5 £450 +28.57% 7
MS Exchange
England

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

1 364 (75.99%) Windows
2 330 (68.89%) Active Directory
3 311 (64.93%) Microsoft
4 254 (53.03%) Office 365
5 179 (37.37%) Exchange Server 2010
6 176 (36.74%) Windows Server
7 155 (32.36%) VMware
8 139 (29.02%) Microsoft Office
9 124 (25.89%) Windows Server 2008
10 116 (24.22%) Windows 10
11 115 (24.01%) Windows Server 2012
12 114 (23.80%) Windows 7
13 113 (23.59%) SCCM
14 106 (22.13%) Citrix
15 102 (21.29%) ITIL
16 100 (20.88%) DNS
16 100 (20.88%) Skype for Business
17 95 (19.83%) VMware Infrastructure
18 91 (19.00%) PowerShell
19 86 (17.95%) Finance
20 80 (16.70%) Migration
21 79 (16.49%) DHCP
22 75 (15.66%) Skype
23 69 (14.41%) Microsoft Azure
24 68 (14.20%) Exchange Server 2013
25 67 (13.99%) Firewall
26 64 (13.36%) Cisco
27 60 (12.53%) SQL Server
28 59 (12.32%) HP
29 55 (11.48%) Microsoft Certification

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
1 179 (37.37%) Exchange Server 2010
2 100 (20.88%) Skype for Business
3 68 (14.20%) Exchange Server 2013
4 40 (8.35%) SharePoint
5 35 (7.31%) Exchange Server 2007
6 20 (4.18%) Exchange Server 2003
7 9 (1.88%) IBM Notes
7 9 (1.88%) IIS
8 8 (1.67%) SharePoint 2013
9 5 (1.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 4 (0.84%) Apache
10 4 (0.84%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.42%) nginx
12 1 (0.21%) JBoss
12 1 (0.21%) Office Communications Server
12 1 (0.21%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.21%) WebSphere
Applications
1 139 (29.02%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (3.34%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (1.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (1.04%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.63%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.42%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (0.84%) RMDS
2 2 (0.42%) Concordance
2 2 (0.42%) Infor SunSystems
2 2 (0.42%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.42%) Relativity
2 2 (0.42%) ReMetrica
3 1 (0.21%) Maximo
3 1 (0.21%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.21%) Veritas eDiscovery
Cloud Services
1 254 (53.03%) Office 365
2 69 (14.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 32 (6.68%) Mimecast
4 27 (5.64%) Amazon AWS
5 14 (2.92%) Azure Active Directory
6 12 (2.51%) OneDrive
7 11 (2.30%) Yammer
8 6 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (1.25%) IaaS
9 3 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (0.63%) PaaS
10 2 (0.42%) Cloudflare
10 2 (0.42%) G Suite
10 2 (0.42%) SaaS
11 1 (0.21%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 1 (0.21%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 1 (0.21%) CloudFront
11 1 (0.21%) GoToWebinar
11 1 (0.21%) iTunes
11 1 (0.21%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 100 (20.88%) DNS
2 79 (16.49%) DHCP
3 75 (15.66%) Skype
4 67 (13.99%) Firewall
5 41 (8.56%) SAN
6 39 (8.14%) LAN
6 39 (8.14%) WAN
7 36 (7.52%) TCP/IP
7 36 (7.52%) VPN
8 31 (6.47%) VoIP
9 22 (4.59%) SMTP
10 17 (3.55%) FCoE
11 13 (2.71%) NAS
12 12 (2.51%) Unified Communications
13 9 (1.88%) iSCSI
13 9 (1.88%) Remote Desktop
13 9 (1.88%) Wireless
14 8 (1.67%) Cisco IOS
14 8 (1.67%) Internet
14 8 (1.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (12.53%) SQL Server
2 9 (1.88%) SQL Server 2005
3 7 (1.46%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (1.04%) Blockchain
5 3 (0.63%) MySQL
5 3 (0.63%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.21%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.21%) Big Data
7 1 (0.21%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.21%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (2.51%) JIRA
2 6 (1.25%) Zephyr
3 3 (0.63%) AdminStudio
3 3 (0.63%) MSI
4 2 (0.42%) Selenium
4 2 (0.42%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.21%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.21%) Hudson
5 1 (0.21%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.21%) Subversion
5 1 (0.21%) WinDbg
General
1 86 (17.95%) Finance
2 26 (5.43%) Banking
3 18 (3.76%) Legal
4 14 (2.92%) Retail
5 13 (2.71%) Back Office
6 12 (2.51%) Law
6 12 (2.51%) Telecoms
7 10 (2.09%) Investment Banking
8 7 (1.46%) Financial Institution
9 6 (1.25%) Marketing
10 5 (1.04%) French Language
10 5 (1.04%) Games
11 4 (0.84%) Italian Language
11 4 (0.84%) Local Government
12 3 (0.63%) Advertising
12 3 (0.63%) Front Office
12 3 (0.63%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.63%) Multimedia
12 3 (0.63%) Publishing
12 3 (0.63%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 103 (21.50%) Analyst
2 83 (17.33%) Support Engineer
3 60 (12.53%) 2nd Line Support
4 52 (10.86%) Support Analyst
5 48 (10.02%) Desktop Support
6 47 (9.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 42 (8.77%) Office 365 Engineer
8 40 (8.35%) Service Analyst
9 34 (7.10%) Exchange Engineer
9 34 (7.10%) Service Desk Analyst
10 33 (6.89%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 33 (6.89%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 30 (6.26%) 1st/2nd Line Support
12 28 (5.85%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 26 (5.43%) Desktop Engineer
14 24 (5.01%) Desktop Support Engineer
15 23 (4.80%) Exchange Support
16 22 (4.59%) 3rd Line Support
16 22 (4.59%) Architect
16 22 (4.59%) Messaging Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (0.84%) Web Services
2 3 (0.63%) .NET
2 3 (0.63%) LAMP
2 3 (0.63%) Software Packaging
2 3 (0.63%) XMPP
3 2 (0.42%) jQuery
3 2 (0.42%) REST
3 2 (0.42%) SOAP
4 1 (0.21%) CakePHP
4 1 (0.21%) CSS
4 1 (0.21%) HTML
4 1 (0.21%) LDAP
4 1 (0.21%) Middleware
4 1 (0.21%) Node.js
4 1 (0.21%) OAuth
4 1 (0.21%) SAML
4 1 (0.21%) Sass
4 1 (0.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (0.21%) XML
4 1 (0.21%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 40 (8.35%) Data Centre
2 29 (6.05%) Blackberry
3 28 (5.85%) Clustering
4 25 (5.22%) Analytical Skills
5 19 (3.97%) iPhone
6 16 (3.34%) CLARiiON
7 15 (3.13%) Video Conferencing
8 11 (2.30%) Handset
9 10 (2.09%) Replication
9 10 (2.09%) Self-Motivation
10 8 (1.67%) iPad
11 7 (1.46%) Management Information System
11 7 (1.46%) User Experience
12 6 (1.25%) Smartphone
13 5 (1.04%) BYOD
13 5 (1.04%) Computer Science
13 5 (1.04%) Driving Licence
13 5 (1.04%) PKI
14 4 (0.84%) AS400
14 4 (0.84%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 364 (75.99%) Windows
2 176 (36.74%) Windows Server
3 124 (25.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 116 (24.22%) Windows 10
5 115 (24.01%) Windows Server 2012
6 114 (23.80%) Windows 7
7 54 (11.27%) Linux
8 30 (6.26%) Windows Server 2003
9 24 (5.01%) Android
10 21 (4.38%) Apple iOS
10 21 (4.38%) Mac OS
11 20 (4.18%) Windows 8
12 19 (3.97%) Windows XP
13 14 (2.92%) Mac OS X
14 9 (1.88%) Unix
15 6 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 6 (1.25%) Solaris
16 3 (0.63%) Windows 2000
16 3 (0.63%) Windows Mobile
16 3 (0.63%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (21.29%) ITIL
2 80 (16.70%) Migration
3 40 (8.35%) Service Management
4 24 (5.01%) Change Management
5 23 (4.80%) Patch Management
6 22 (4.59%) Virtual Environments
7 20 (4.18%) Agile Software Development
8 19 (3.97%) Disaster Recovery
8 19 (3.97%) Problem-Solving
9 18 (3.76%) Capacity Planning
9 18 (3.76%) Network Load Balancing
9 18 (3.76%) Root Cause Analysis
10 16 (3.34%) Asset Management
11 15 (3.13%) Investment Management
11 15 (3.13%) Test Planning
12 14 (2.92%) DevOps
13 13 (2.71%) Incident Management
13 13 (2.71%) Problem Management
14 12 (2.51%) Enterprise Architecture
14 12 (2.51%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 91 (19.00%) PowerShell
2 48 (10.02%) SQL
3 15 (3.13%) C
4 7 (1.46%) VBScript
5 5 (1.04%) Bash Shell
5 5 (1.04%) Perl
6 4 (0.84%) Python
7 3 (0.63%) C++
8 2 (0.42%) C#
8 2 (0.42%) Java
8 2 (0.42%) JavaScript
8 2 (0.42%) Ruby
9 1 (0.21%) Apex Code
9 1 (0.21%) AWK
9 1 (0.21%) Go
9 1 (0.21%) PHP
9 1 (0.21%) sed
9 1 (0.21%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.21%) SOQL
9 1 (0.21%) SOSL
Qualifications
1 55 (11.48%) Microsoft Certification
2 34 (7.10%) MCSE
3 23 (4.80%) Security Cleared
4 21 (4.38%) Degree
4 21 (4.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 17 (3.55%) Cisco Certification
5 17 (3.55%) ITIL Certification
5 17 (3.55%) SC Cleared
6 16 (3.34%) CCNA
6 16 (3.34%) Novell Certification
7 13 (2.71%) MCSA
8 9 (1.88%) CCNP
9 8 (1.67%) MCITP
9 8 (1.67%) MCP
10 7 (1.46%) A+ Certification
11 4 (0.84%) CHECK Team Member
11 4 (0.84%) DV Cleared
11 4 (0.84%) Master's Degree
12 3 (0.63%) MCSD
13 2 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (8.35%) SLA
2 4 (0.84%) QA
2 4 (0.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.42%) GDPR
4 2 (0.42%) Government Security Classifications
4 2 (0.42%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 2 (0.42%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.21%) PMO
System Software
1 330 (68.89%) Active Directory
2 95 (19.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 42 (8.77%) vSphere
4 38 (7.93%) Hyper-V
5 30 (6.26%) VMware ESXi
6 29 (6.05%) XenApp
7 15 (3.13%) Virtual Machines
8 13 (2.71%) XenDesktop
9 12 (2.51%) Microsoft App-V
10 11 (2.30%) VMware Workstation
11 10 (2.09%) XenServer
12 9 (1.88%) Terminal Services
13 8 (1.67%) IAG
13 8 (1.67%) UAG
14 7 (1.46%) NFS
15 5 (1.04%) Xen
16 4 (0.84%) VMware Server
17 3 (0.63%) Citrix Presentation Server
17 3 (0.63%) Forefront TMG
17 3 (0.63%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 113 (23.59%) SCCM
2 35 (7.31%) SCOM
3 24 (5.01%) NetBackup
4 20 (4.18%) AirWatch
5 19 (3.97%) Microsoft Clustering
6 16 (3.34%) Backup Exec
6 16 (3.34%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 13 (2.71%) WSUS
8 10 (2.09%) Microsoft Intune
9 8 (1.67%) PingFederate
9 8 (1.67%) vCenter Server
10 7 (1.46%) Failover Clustering
11 4 (0.84%) Cisco CUCM
11 4 (0.84%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 4 (0.84%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 3 (0.63%) DameWare
12 3 (0.63%) EMC NetWorker
12 3 (0.63%) HP SIM
12 3 (0.63%) Netcool
12 3 (0.63%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 311 (64.93%) Microsoft
2 155 (32.36%) VMware
3 106 (22.13%) Citrix
4 64 (13.36%) Cisco
5 59 (12.32%) HP
6 36 (7.52%) Apple
7 29 (6.05%) Ivanti
8 27 (5.64%) Dell
9 25 (5.22%) EMC
10 23 (4.80%) SolarWinds
11 21 (4.38%) ServiceNow
11 21 (4.38%) Veeam
12 20 (4.18%) Symantec
13 18 (3.76%) NetApp
14 17 (3.55%) Bloomberg
14 17 (3.55%) Veritas
15 15 (3.13%) IBM
15 15 (3.13%) Mitel
16 14 (2.92%) McAfee
16 14 (2.92%) Polycom