Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 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
16 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 281 190 138
Rank change year-on-year -91 -52 -12
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 378 635 843
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.88% 1.40% 1.83%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.08% 7.43% 9.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 243 389 569
London median daily rate £313 £350 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.71% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £159 £170 £142
90th Percentile £500 £520 £440
England median daily rate £310 £325 £300
% change year-on-year -4.62% +8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 46 71
London median hourly rate £17.25 £15.75 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.52% -17.11% +8.57%
10th Percentile £12.96 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £28.77 £20.13 £34.00
England median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +10.00% -14.29% +6.06%

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 7436 8552 8629
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 17.41% 18.86% 18.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 5203 6044 5748
London median daily rate £475 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +9.09% +3.13%
10th Percentile £300 £281 £240
90th Percentile £638 £619 £590
England median daily rate £450 £425 £390
% change year-on-year +5.88% +8.97% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 94 185
London median hourly rate £19.00 £17.56 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.20% -9.95% +5.63%
10th Percentile £12.75 £11.25 £12.01
90th Percentile £47.83 £43.05 £40.00
England median hourly rate £20.44 £20.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year +2.18% +2.56% +11.43%

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 16 August 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 16 August 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 16 August 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 -23 75 £300 -27.71% 27
West London +18 24 £241 +22.15% 6
North London -8 11 £500 +150.00%
South London -23 7 £300 -15.49% 1
East London -32 4 £350 +42.86% 4
MS Exchange
England

For the 6 months to 16 August 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.

1 285 (75.40%) Active Directory
2 262 (69.31%) Windows
3 214 (56.61%) Microsoft
4 179 (47.35%) Office 365
5 157 (41.53%) Windows Server
6 151 (39.95%) VMware
7 148 (39.15%) Exchange Server 2010
8 110 (29.10%) Citrix
9 100 (26.46%) Windows Server 2012
10 95 (25.13%) Finance
11 92 (24.34%) Microsoft Office
12 91 (24.07%) Exchange Server 2013
13 87 (23.02%) Microsoft Azure
14 82 (21.69%) Windows Server 2008
15 80 (21.16%) Migration
16 72 (19.05%) ITIL
17 71 (18.78%) PowerShell
18 70 (18.52%) VMware Infrastructure
18 70 (18.52%) SCCM
18 70 (18.52%) DNS
19 67 (17.72%) SAN
20 66 (17.46%) Firewall
21 65 (17.20%) Windows 7
22 63 (16.67%) SQL Server
23 62 (16.40%) Cisco
24 60 (15.87%) Skype for Business
25 57 (15.08%) DHCP
26 56 (14.81%) Exchange Server 2007
27 55 (14.55%) HP
27 55 (14.55%) Data Centre

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
1 148 (39.15%) Exchange Server 2010
2 91 (24.07%) Exchange Server 2013
3 60 (15.87%) Skype for Business
4 56 (14.81%) Exchange Server 2007
5 53 (14.02%) SharePoint
6 23 (6.08%) Exchange Server 2003
7 22 (5.82%) IIS
8 14 (3.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 7 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2000
10 5 (1.32%) SharePoint 2010
10 5 (1.32%) SharePoint Server
11 3 (0.79%) Apache Solr
11 3 (0.79%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (0.53%) CMS
12 2 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
13 1 (0.26%) Confluence
13 1 (0.26%) OpenStack
13 1 (0.26%) WebSphere
Applications
1 92 (24.34%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (3.70%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.53%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.53%) Eikon
2 2 (0.53%) thinkFolio
3 1 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.26%) Maximo
3 1 (0.26%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 179 (47.35%) Office 365
2 87 (23.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 51 (13.49%) Azure Active Directory
4 16 (4.23%) Amazon AWS
5 15 (3.97%) IaaS
5 15 (3.97%) OneDrive
6 11 (2.91%) Mimecast
7 8 (2.12%) PaaS
8 6 (1.59%) SaaS
9 3 (0.79%) G Suite
9 3 (0.79%) Yammer
10 2 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.26%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.26%) GitHub
11 1 (0.26%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.26%) IBM Cloud
11 1 (0.26%) Route 53
11 1 (0.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 70 (18.52%) DNS
2 67 (17.72%) SAN
3 66 (17.46%) Firewall
4 57 (15.08%) DHCP
5 50 (13.23%) Skype
6 48 (12.70%) WAN
7 41 (10.85%) VPN
8 39 (10.32%) TCP/IP
9 38 (10.05%) LAN
10 20 (5.29%) NAS
11 18 (4.76%) VoIP
12 13 (3.44%) Wireless
13 12 (3.17%) iSCSI
14 11 (2.91%) Remote Desktop
15 10 (2.65%) Internet
15 10 (2.65%) VLAN
16 8 (2.12%) Network Security
16 8 (2.12%) SMTP
16 8 (2.12%) SSL
17 7 (1.85%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 21 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
3 13 (3.44%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (2.91%) SQL Server 2005
4 11 (2.91%) SQL Server 2016
5 5 (1.32%) Big Data
5 5 (1.32%) Hadoop
5 5 (1.32%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (0.53%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (0.53%) MySQL
7 1 (0.26%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.26%) DB2
7 1 (0.26%) EDRMS
7 1 (0.26%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.26%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (1.32%) JIRA
2 4 (1.06%) Zephyr
3 2 (0.53%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.26%) MorphX
4 1 (0.26%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (0.26%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.26%) TeamCity
General
1 95 (25.13%) Finance
2 39 (10.32%) Banking
3 18 (4.76%) Legal
4 15 (3.97%) Law
5 11 (2.91%) Telecoms
6 10 (2.65%) Marketing
7 9 (2.38%) Investment Banking
8 6 (1.59%) Back Office
9 5 (1.32%) Manufacturing
10 4 (1.06%) Electronics
10 4 (1.06%) Publishing
10 4 (1.06%) Retail
11 3 (0.79%) Billing
12 2 (0.53%) Advertising
12 2 (0.53%) Japanese Language
12 2 (0.53%) Local Government
13 1 (0.26%) General Ledger
13 1 (0.26%) Italian Language
13 1 (0.26%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 103 (27.25%) Analyst
2 43 (11.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 38 (10.05%) 2nd Line Support
3 38 (10.05%) Support Engineer
4 36 (9.52%) Consultant
5 33 (8.73%) Architect
5 33 (8.73%) Support Analyst
6 30 (7.94%) Windows Engineer
7 28 (7.41%) Administrator
8 26 (6.88%) Service Analyst
9 25 (6.61%) IT Analyst
10 24 (6.35%) Service Desk Analyst
11 22 (5.82%) Desktop Support
11 22 (5.82%) Systems Administrator
12 20 (5.29%) Office 365 Consultant
12 20 (5.29%) Server Engineer
13 19 (5.03%) 1st/2nd Line Support
14 18 (4.76%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 18 (4.76%) IT Support
14 18 (4.76%) Office 365 Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (2.65%) SailPoint
2 4 (1.06%) Software Packaging
2 4 (1.06%) WAP
3 2 (0.53%) .NET
3 2 (0.53%) 802.1X
3 2 (0.53%) XMPP
4 1 (0.26%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.26%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (0.26%) CSS
4 1 (0.26%) LINQ
4 1 (0.26%) OAuth
4 1 (0.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (0.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 55 (14.55%) Data Centre
2 30 (7.94%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (5.56%) Blackberry
4 17 (4.50%) Clustering
5 15 (3.97%) PKI
6 11 (2.91%) Fat Client
6 11 (2.91%) Management Information System
6 11 (2.91%) Replication
6 11 (2.91%) Thin Client
7 8 (2.12%) Video Conferencing
8 7 (1.85%) Computer Science
8 7 (1.85%) iPhone
9 6 (1.59%) Driving Licence
9 6 (1.59%) EMC VNX
9 6 (1.59%) Linux Command Line
10 5 (1.32%) BYOD
10 5 (1.32%) Client/Server
10 5 (1.32%) CMDB
10 5 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (1.32%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 262 (69.31%) Windows
2 157 (41.53%) Windows Server
3 100 (26.46%) Windows Server 2012
4 82 (21.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 65 (17.20%) Windows 7
6 47 (12.43%) Windows 10
7 43 (11.38%) Windows Server 2003
8 31 (8.20%) Unix
9 26 (6.88%) Linux
10 20 (5.29%) Windows 8
11 17 (4.50%) Windows XP
12 11 (2.91%) Solaris
13 8 (2.12%) Android
13 8 (2.12%) Apple iOS
13 8 (2.12%) Mac OS X
13 8 (2.12%) Windows 2000 Server
14 7 (1.85%) CentOS
15 6 (1.59%) Windows Vista
16 4 (1.06%) Mac OS
16 4 (1.06%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (21.16%) Migration
2 72 (19.05%) ITIL
3 24 (6.35%) Asset Management
4 23 (6.08%) Service Management
5 21 (5.56%) Task Automation
6 19 (5.03%) Project Management
7 18 (4.76%) Change Management
8 17 (4.50%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (4.50%) Disaster Recovery
9 16 (4.23%) Identity Access Management
9 16 (4.23%) PRINCE2
9 16 (4.23%) Problem Management
10 14 (3.70%) Data Protection
11 13 (3.44%) Investment Management
12 12 (3.17%) ITIL V3
12 12 (3.17%) Kalman Filter
12 12 (3.17%) Time Management
13 11 (2.91%) Server Building
14 10 (2.65%) CRM
14 10 (2.65%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 71 (18.78%) PowerShell
2 35 (9.26%) SQL
3 13 (3.44%) VBScript
4 4 (1.06%) C
4 4 (1.06%) VB
5 2 (0.53%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.26%) C#
6 1 (0.26%) PHP
6 1 (0.26%) X++
Qualifications
1 52 (13.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 36 (9.52%) MCSE
2 36 (9.52%) Security Cleared
3 29 (7.67%) Cisco Certification
4 24 (6.35%) CCNA
5 19 (5.03%) SC Cleared
6 17 (4.50%) MCITP
7 16 (4.23%) DV Cleared
7 16 (4.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 15 (3.97%) Degree
9 13 (3.44%) ITIL Certification
10 12 (3.17%) MCSA
11 11 (2.91%) Citrix Certification
12 8 (2.12%) A+ Certification
12 8 (2.12%) CCA
13 7 (1.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 6 (1.59%) MCP
14 6 (1.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 5 (1.32%) CCNP
15 5 (1.32%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (8.47%) SLA
2 7 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 285 (75.40%) Active Directory
2 70 (18.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (11.38%) Hyper-V
4 30 (7.94%) vSphere
5 29 (7.67%) XenApp
6 17 (4.50%) Virtual Machines
6 17 (4.50%) VMware ESXi
7 16 (4.23%) XenDesktop
8 14 (3.70%) DFS Replication
9 10 (2.65%) Virtual Servers
10 7 (1.85%) ISA Server
10 7 (1.85%) VMware Workstation
11 5 (1.32%) Microsoft App-V
11 5 (1.32%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 4 (1.06%) Terminal Server
13 3 (0.79%) XenServer
14 2 (0.53%) Docker
14 2 (0.53%) Virtual Desktop
15 1 (0.26%) BitLocker
15 1 (0.26%) Squid
Systems Management
1 70 (18.52%) SCCM
2 21 (5.56%) NetBackup
3 20 (5.29%) SCOM
4 14 (3.70%) Microsoft Intune
4 14 (3.70%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 13 (3.44%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 12 (3.17%) Backup Exec
7 10 (2.65%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 9 (2.38%) DatAdvantage
9 8 (2.12%) AirWatch
10 7 (1.85%) WSUS
11 6 (1.59%) Netcool
11 6 (1.59%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 6 (1.59%) SCOrch
12 5 (1.32%) Control-M
12 5 (1.32%) Dollar Universe
12 5 (1.32%) Failover Clustering
12 5 (1.32%) Microsoft Clustering
12 5 (1.32%) Norton AntiVirus
12 5 (1.32%) SCSM
Vendors
1 214 (56.61%) Microsoft
2 151 (39.95%) VMware
3 110 (29.10%) Citrix
4 62 (16.40%) Cisco
5 55 (14.55%) HP
6 24 (6.35%) NetApp
7 22 (5.82%) Dell
8 19 (5.03%) Symantec
9 17 (4.50%) Sophos
10 15 (3.97%) McAfee
11 14 (3.70%) EMC
11 14 (3.70%) Juniper
11 14 (3.70%) SAP
11 14 (3.70%) Veritas
12 13 (3.44%) Oracle
13 12 (3.17%) Apple
13 12 (3.17%) CheckPoint
13 12 (3.17%) ServiceNow
14 9 (2.38%) Varonis
15 8 (2.12%) Veeam