Period
to 23 September 2019

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 23 September 2019 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
23 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 299 257 289
Rank change year-on-year -42 +32 -95
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 311 465 395
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.81% 1.03% 0.90%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.21% 5.96% 5.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 236 311 243
London median daily rate £328 £300 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.17% -7.69% -7.14%
10th Percentile £128 £145 £151
90th Percentile £538 £500 £515
England median daily rate £325 £308 £313
% change year-on-year +5.69% -1.60% -3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 29 21
London median hourly rate £23.00 £19.25 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.48% +1.32% +15.15%
10th Percentile £19.54 £13.00 £13.00
90th Percentile £33.00 £21.05 £27.50
England median hourly rate £16.75 £19.00 £17.24
% change year-on-year -11.84% +10.21% +5.60%

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 5,968 7,796 7,572
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 15.50% 17.27% 17.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,146 5,516 5,350
London median daily rate £500 £500 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.56% +8.33%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £300
90th Percentile £675 £662 £638
England median daily rate £463 £460 £450
% change year-on-year +0.54% +2.22% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 105 98
London median hourly rate £22.75 £22.50 £20.71
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.11% +8.67% +18.31%
10th Percentile £15.50 £13.00 £12.68
90th Percentile £52.25 £66.50 £47.83
England median hourly rate £20.68 £21.41 £20.96
% change year-on-year -3.44% +2.18% +4.78%

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 23 September 2019.

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 23 September 2019.

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 23 September 2019. 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 +32 98 £365 +67.82% 46
West London -29 8 £140 -37.78% 21
East London +5 5 £388 +10.71% 6
South London +35 4 £148 -4.84% 8
North London 0 3 £165 +13.79% 4
MS Exchange
England

For the 6 months to 23 September 2019, 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.

1 262 (84.24%) Windows
2 239 (76.85%) Microsoft
3 228 (73.31%) Active Directory
4 158 (50.80%) Office 365
5 131 (42.12%) Windows Server
6 106 (34.08%) Windows 10
6 106 (34.08%) Citrix
7 105 (33.76%) Exchange Server 2010
8 98 (31.51%) Microsoft Office
9 94 (30.23%) VMware
10 83 (26.69%) ITIL
11 80 (25.72%) SCCM
12 77 (24.76%) DNS
13 75 (24.12%) Windows 7
14 66 (21.22%) Cisco
14 66 (21.22%) Finance
15 58 (18.65%) DHCP
16 55 (17.68%) Azure
17 53 (17.04%) PowerShell
18 52 (16.72%) Windows Server 2008
18 52 (16.72%) XenApp
19 51 (16.40%) Infrastructure Engineering
20 49 (15.76%) Skype for Business
21 48 (15.43%) Migration
22 47 (15.11%) Windows Server 2012
22 47 (15.11%) Skype
23 45 (14.47%) SharePoint
24 44 (14.15%) VMware Infrastructure
25 41 (13.18%) TCP/IP
25 41 (13.18%) Firewall

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
1 105 (33.76%) Exchange Server 2010
2 49 (15.76%) Skype for Business
3 45 (14.47%) SharePoint
4 33 (10.61%) Exchange Server 2013
5 31 (9.97%) IIS
6 10 (3.22%) Apache
6 10 (3.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 8 (2.57%) Exchange Server 2003
7 8 (2.57%) Exchange Server 2007
8 6 (1.93%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (0.64%) Confluence
10 1 (0.32%) CMS
10 1 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2000
10 1 (0.32%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.32%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.32%) WordPress
Applications
1 98 (31.51%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (2.25%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (1.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.64%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 17 (5.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (2.89%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.32%) Elite 3E
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 158 (50.80%) Office 365
2 55 (17.68%) Azure
3 21 (6.75%) Azure Active Directory
4 18 (5.79%) AWS
5 13 (4.18%) Mimecast
6 9 (2.89%) OneDrive
7 7 (2.25%) Dynamics 365
7 7 (2.25%) G Suite
7 7 (2.25%) IaaS
8 6 (1.93%) PaaS
9 5 (1.61%) SaaS
10 4 (1.29%) Slack
11 2 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (0.64%) GoToWebinar
11 2 (0.64%) Power Platform
12 1 (0.32%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 77 (24.76%) DNS
2 58 (18.65%) DHCP
3 47 (15.11%) Skype
4 41 (13.18%) Firewall
4 41 (13.18%) TCP/IP
5 32 (10.29%) SAN
6 27 (8.68%) VPN
7 22 (7.07%) LAN
8 21 (6.75%) Wireless
9 20 (6.43%) WAN
10 14 (4.50%) Internet
11 12 (3.86%) MPLS
12 10 (3.22%) IP Telephony
12 10 (3.22%) VoIP
13 9 (2.89%) NAS
13 9 (2.89%) VLAN
14 8 (2.57%) Cisco IOS
14 8 (2.57%) FTP
15 7 (2.25%) SMTP
16 6 (1.93%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (12.22%) SQL Server
2 18 (5.79%) SQL Server 2012
3 16 (5.14%) SQL Server 2016
4 14 (4.50%) MySQL
5 9 (2.89%) Amazon RDS
6 8 (2.57%) SQL Server 2014
7 4 (1.29%) Big Data
8 2 (0.64%) Power BI
9 1 (0.32%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.32%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
9 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (2.89%) Visual Studio
2 3 (0.96%) JIRA
2 3 (0.96%) MSI
3 2 (0.64%) Hudson
4 1 (0.32%) WinDbg
4 1 (0.32%) WiX
General
1 66 (21.22%) Finance
2 30 (9.65%) Banking
3 21 (6.75%) Public Sector
4 20 (6.43%) Law
5 11 (3.54%) Telecoms
6 9 (2.89%) German Language
6 9 (2.89%) Retail
7 8 (2.57%) Legal
7 8 (2.57%) Russian Language
8 6 (1.93%) Local Government
9 5 (1.61%) Financial Institution
10 4 (1.29%) Investment Banking
11 3 (0.96%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.96%) Publishing
12 1 (0.32%) Back Office
12 1 (0.32%) Environmental Health
12 1 (0.32%) French Language
12 1 (0.32%) Front Office
12 1 (0.32%) Italian Language
12 1 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 71 (22.83%) Analyst
2 46 (14.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 45 (14.47%) Support Engineer
4 38 (12.22%) 2nd Line Support
5 36 (11.58%) Support Analyst
6 31 (9.97%) Service Analyst
7 30 (9.65%) Service Desk Analyst
8 28 (9.00%) Desktop Support
9 24 (7.72%) Desktop Engineer
10 21 (6.75%) Windows Engineer
11 20 (6.43%) Administrator
12 19 (6.11%) IT Support
13 18 (5.79%) Desktop Support Engineer
13 18 (5.79%) Service Desk Support
14 17 (5.47%) 1st Line Support
15 16 (5.14%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
15 16 (5.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
16 14 (4.50%) 2nd Line Engineer
16 14 (4.50%) 3rd Line Support
16 14 (4.50%) Service Desk Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (3.22%) .NET
2 9 (2.89%) .NET Framework
2 9 (2.89%) HTML
2 9 (2.89%) Web Services
2 9 (2.89%) XML
3 6 (1.93%) WCF
3 6 (1.93%) XSLT
4 3 (0.96%) Software Packaging
5 1 (0.32%) 802.1X
5 1 (0.32%) SAML
5 1 (0.32%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 23 (7.40%) Management Information System
1 23 (7.40%) Video Conferencing
2 19 (6.11%) Blackberry
3 18 (5.79%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (5.79%) Data Centre
4 12 (3.86%) iPhone
5 9 (2.89%) Driving Licence
5 9 (2.89%) Smartphone
6 8 (2.57%) Clustering
7 7 (2.25%) Private Cloud
7 7 (2.25%) Self-Motivation
8 6 (1.93%) Handset
8 6 (1.93%) HP StoreVirtual
9 5 (1.61%) Hedge funds
9 5 (1.61%) iPad
9 5 (1.61%) Replication
10 4 (1.29%) BYOD
10 4 (1.29%) Mobile App
11 3 (0.96%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 3 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 262 (84.24%) Windows
2 131 (42.12%) Windows Server
3 106 (34.08%) Windows 10
4 75 (24.12%) Windows 7
5 52 (16.72%) Windows Server 2008
6 47 (15.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 32 (10.29%) Linux
8 22 (7.07%) Android
8 22 (7.07%) Windows 8
9 20 (6.43%) Apple iOS
10 15 (4.82%) Mac OS
11 11 (3.54%) Unix
12 9 (2.89%) Windows Server 2003
13 7 (2.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 6 (1.93%) Mac OS X
15 4 (1.29%) Windows XP
16 2 (0.64%) Debian
16 2 (0.64%) Solaris
16 2 (0.64%) Ubuntu
17 1 (0.32%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (26.69%) ITIL
2 51 (16.40%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 48 (15.43%) Migration
4 31 (9.97%) Mobile Device Management
4 31 (9.97%) Service Management
5 26 (8.36%) Problem-Solving
6 23 (7.40%) CRM
7 22 (7.07%) Root Cause Analysis
8 16 (5.14%) Project Delivery
9 15 (4.82%) Virtual Environments
10 14 (4.50%) Information Security
10 14 (4.50%) Time Management
11 13 (4.18%) Decision-Making
11 13 (4.18%) Disaster Recovery
12 12 (3.86%) High Availability
12 12 (3.86%) Incident Management
12 12 (3.86%) Patch Management
13 11 (3.54%) Problem Management
13 11 (3.54%) SDLC
14 10 (3.22%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 53 (17.04%) PowerShell
2 28 (9.00%) SQL
3 9 (2.89%) JavaScript
4 7 (2.25%) VBScript
5 5 (1.61%) C
6 4 (1.29%) VB
7 3 (0.96%) Java
7 3 (0.96%) Python
8 2 (0.64%) T-SQL
8 2 (0.64%) VBA
9 1 (0.32%) Perl
9 1 (0.32%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 24 (7.72%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (6.75%) ITIL Certification
2 21 (6.75%) Security Cleared
3 20 (6.43%) SC Cleared
4 18 (5.79%) Degree
5 15 (4.82%) MCSE
6 13 (4.18%) MCSA
7 12 (3.86%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (3.22%) MCP
9 8 (2.57%) CCNA
10 6 (1.93%) HND
10 6 (1.93%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 5 (1.61%) CCNP
11 5 (1.61%) Citrix Certification
11 5 (1.61%) DV Cleared
11 5 (1.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 4 (1.29%) CCA
12 4 (1.29%) MCITP
12 4 (1.29%) PMI Certification
13 3 (0.96%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (6.43%) SLA
2 6 (1.93%) Government Security Classifications
3 4 (1.29%) NCSC
3 4 (1.29%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.64%) GDPR
4 2 (0.64%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 2 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 228 (73.31%) Active Directory
2 52 (16.72%) XenApp
3 44 (14.15%) VMware Infrastructure
4 39 (12.54%) XenDesktop
5 31 (9.97%) Hyper-V
6 18 (5.79%) VMware ESXi
7 14 (4.50%) vSphere
8 7 (2.25%) Shibboleth
8 7 (2.25%) VMware NSX
9 6 (1.93%) Virtual Desktop
9 6 (1.93%) Virtual Machines
10 5 (1.61%) VMware Workstation
11 4 (1.29%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 3 (0.96%) BitLocker
12 3 (0.96%) VMware Server
12 3 (0.96%) Xen
13 2 (0.64%) ISA Server
13 2 (0.64%) Microsoft App-V
14 1 (0.32%) NFS
14 1 (0.32%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 80 (25.72%) SCCM
2 18 (5.79%) AirWatch
3 14 (4.50%) SCOM
3 14 (4.50%) Single Sign-On
4 12 (3.86%) WSUS
5 9 (2.89%) Microsoft Intune
6 7 (2.25%) Backup Exec
7 6 (1.93%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 4 (1.29%) Cisco CUCM
8 4 (1.29%) Jamf Pro
8 4 (1.29%) Microsoft Clustering
8 4 (1.29%) Norton AntiVirus
9 3 (0.96%) Ansible
9 3 (0.96%) Nessus
9 3 (0.96%) Simpana
9 3 (0.96%) vCenter Server
9 3 (0.96%) vMotion
10 2 (0.64%) NetBackup
10 2 (0.64%) Perfmon
10 2 (0.64%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 239 (76.85%) Microsoft
2 106 (34.08%) Citrix
3 94 (30.23%) VMware
4 66 (21.22%) Cisco
5 24 (7.72%) HP
6 19 (6.11%) Ivanti
7 14 (4.50%) ServiceNow
8 13 (4.18%) Sophos
9 12 (3.86%) Intel
9 12 (3.86%) Symantec
10 10 (3.22%) EMC
11 9 (2.89%) Apple
11 9 (2.89%) Red Hat
12 8 (2.57%) Dell
12 8 (2.57%) Sony
13 7 (2.25%) CheckPoint
13 7 (2.25%) Mitel
13 7 (2.25%) NetApp
14 5 (1.61%) CommVault
14 5 (1.61%) OpenText