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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 1 July 2022 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
1 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 440 394 277
Rank change year-on-year -46 -117 +39
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 147 110 125
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.37% 0.40% 0.71%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.04% 3.02% 5.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 82 96
10th Percentile £185 £206 £163
25th Percentile £239 £325 £254
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £375 £400 £350
Median % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -
75th Percentile £509 £488 £450
90th Percentile £575 £520 £538
England median daily rate £315 £370 £350
% change year-on-year -14.86% +5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
10th Percentile - - £14.50
25th Percentile - £26.25 £16.00
Median hourly rate - £27.50 £19.00
Median % change year-on-year - +44.74% -17.39%
75th Percentile - £28.75 £22.00
90th Percentile - - £23.50
England median hourly rate £16.75 £17.00 £16.25
% change year-on-year -1.47% +4.62% -2.99%

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 4,833 3,645 2,425
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 12.20% 13.27% 13.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,429 2,575 1,664
10th Percentile £363 £325 £313
25th Percentile £453 £425 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £555 £525 £500
Median % change year-on-year +5.71% +5.00% -3.38%
75th Percentile £675 £625 £600
90th Percentile £775 £700 £700
England median daily rate £525 £495 £475
% change year-on-year +6.06% +4.21% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 25 21
10th Percentile £18.75 £17.77 £15.00
25th Percentile £27.67 £21.25 £22.50
Median hourly rate £46.00 £37.50 £34.90
Median % change year-on-year +22.67% +7.47% +62.30%
75th Percentile £68.75 £57.50 £51.75
90th Percentile £78.17 £69.07 £60.00
England median hourly rate £30.50 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +35.56% +12.50% +8.11%

MS Exchange
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing MS Exchange as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for MS Exchange in London

MS Exchange
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing MS Exchange in London.

Daily rate trend for MS Exchange in London

MS Exchange
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing MS Exchange in London over the 6 months to 1 July 2022.

Daily rate histogram for MS Exchange in London

MS Exchange
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing MS Exchange in London.

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 1 July 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London -36 25 £353 -17.54% 18
South London -6 6 £205 - 1
West London -5 5 £175 +12.90% 6
East London -8 2 £250 -4.76% 3
North London - 2 £185 - 1
MS Exchange
England

For the 6 months to 1 July 2022, 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.

1 124 (84.35%) Active Directory
2 114 (77.55%) Microsoft
3 110 (74.83%) Windows
4 89 (60.54%) Microsoft 365
5 64 (43.54%) Citrix
6 58 (39.46%) Azure
7 55 (37.41%) VMware
8 48 (32.65%) Windows Server
9 45 (30.61%) ITIL
10 42 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
11 40 (27.21%) Windows 10
12 37 (25.17%) SCCM
13 34 (23.13%) VMware Infrastructure
14 33 (22.45%) Finance
15 32 (21.77%) Cisco
16 31 (21.09%) Exchange Server 2010
16 31 (21.09%) Social Skills
17 29 (19.73%) DNS
18 28 (19.05%) Infrastructure Engineering
19 26 (17.69%) Patch Management
20 25 (17.01%) Azure Active Directory
20 25 (17.01%) Microsoft Intune
21 24 (16.33%) Mobile Device Management
21 24 (16.33%) Firewall
22 23 (15.65%) Blackberry
23 22 (14.97%) SharePoint
24 21 (14.29%) SAN
24 21 (14.29%) PowerShell
25 20 (13.61%) Windows 7
25 20 (13.61%) 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 31 (21.09%) Exchange Server 2010
2 22 (14.97%) SharePoint
3 9 (6.12%) Skype for Business
4 8 (5.44%) Confluence
4 8 (5.44%) IIS
5 6 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2003
5 6 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (2.04%) IBM Notes
7 2 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.68%) Apache
8 1 (0.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.68%) Tomcat
Applications
1 42 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.68%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (6.12%) Markit EDM
1 9 (6.12%) thinkFolio
2 3 (2.04%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.68%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 89 (60.54%) Microsoft 365
2 58 (39.46%) Azure
3 25 (17.01%) Azure Active Directory
4 18 (12.24%) Mimecast
5 9 (6.12%) OneDrive
6 5 (3.40%) AWS
7 3 (2.04%) IaaS
8 2 (1.36%) GCP
9 1 (0.68%) Azure Monitor
9 1 (0.68%) Power Platform
9 1 (0.68%) PowerApps
9 1 (0.68%) Rubrik
Communications & Networking
1 29 (19.73%) DNS
2 24 (16.33%) Firewall
3 21 (14.29%) SAN
4 18 (12.24%) WAN
5 15 (10.20%) DHCP
5 15 (10.20%) LAN
5 15 (10.20%) TCP/IP
6 12 (8.16%) Wi-Fi
7 9 (6.12%) MPLS
7 9 (6.12%) VPN
8 7 (4.76%) VoIP
9 6 (4.08%) Cisco IOS
10 5 (3.40%) NAS
10 5 (3.40%) WebEx
11 4 (2.72%) Internet
11 4 (2.72%) NetScaler
11 4 (2.72%) VLAN
12 2 (1.36%) SMTP
12 2 (1.36%) SSL
12 2 (1.36%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (11.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.68%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 8 (5.44%) JIRA
General
1 33 (22.45%) Finance
2 31 (21.09%) Social Skills
3 8 (5.44%) Banking
4 7 (4.76%) Legal
5 6 (4.08%) Advertising
6 5 (3.40%) Financial Institution
6 5 (3.40%) Front Office
6 5 (3.40%) Public Sector
7 3 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (2.04%) Law
8 2 (1.36%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 2 (1.36%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.68%) Digital Economy
9 1 (0.68%) Games
9 1 (0.68%) Influencing Skills
Job Titles
1 41 (27.89%) Analyst
2 23 (15.65%) 2nd Line Support
3 21 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 18 (12.24%) Support Analyst
5 16 (10.88%) Support Engineer
6 14 (9.52%) Desktop Support
7 11 (7.48%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 10 (6.80%) Consultant
8 10 (6.80%) Service Analyst
9 9 (6.12%) Service Desk Analyst
9 9 (6.12%) Technical Analyst
9 9 (6.12%) Trade Floor Support Analyst
10 8 (5.44%) Desktop Engineer
10 8 (5.44%) Messaging Consultant
10 8 (5.44%) Senior Analyst
10 8 (5.44%) Service Desk Support
11 7 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 7 (4.76%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 7 (4.76%) Exchange Engineer
11 7 (4.76%) Senior Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.08%) XMPP
2 4 (2.72%) Web Services
3 1 (0.68%) .NET
3 1 (0.68%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.68%) Flash
3 1 (0.68%) XML
3 1 (0.68%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 23 (15.65%) Blackberry
2 16 (10.88%) iPhone
3 15 (10.20%) BYOD
3 15 (10.20%) iPad
4 10 (6.80%) Management Information System
5 9 (6.12%) Clustering
5 9 (6.12%) NHS
6 7 (4.76%) Data Centre
6 7 (4.76%) PKI
7 4 (2.72%) CMDB
7 4 (2.72%) Fat Client
7 4 (2.72%) Public Cloud
7 4 (2.72%) Thin Client
8 3 (2.04%) Hedge funds
9 2 (1.36%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (1.36%) Security Operations Centre
9 2 (1.36%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.68%) Analytical Mindset
10 1 (0.68%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.68%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 110 (74.83%) Windows
2 48 (32.65%) Windows Server
3 40 (27.21%) Windows 10
4 20 (13.61%) Windows 7
5 16 (10.88%) Android
5 16 (10.88%) Windows Server 2016
6 14 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (8.16%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (3.40%) Windows Server 2019
9 3 (2.04%) Linux
9 3 (2.04%) Windows 8
9 3 (2.04%) Windows XP
10 2 (1.36%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.68%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.68%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.68%) Unix
11 1 (0.68%) VMS
11 1 (0.68%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.68%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (30.61%) ITIL
2 28 (19.05%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 26 (17.69%) Patch Management
4 24 (16.33%) Mobile Device Management
5 20 (13.61%) Migration
6 15 (10.20%) Identity Management
7 13 (8.84%) Email Migration
7 13 (8.84%) Project Delivery
8 12 (8.16%) Asset Management
8 12 (8.16%) Data Loss Prevention
8 12 (8.16%) Information Security
9 11 (7.48%) Problem-Solving
9 11 (7.48%) Service Delivery
10 10 (6.80%) Service Management
10 10 (6.80%) Time Management
11 9 (6.12%) Cybersecurity
11 9 (6.12%) Disaster Recovery
11 9 (6.12%) ITSM
12 8 (5.44%) Security Operations
12 8 (5.44%) Technology Roadmap
Programming Languages
1 21 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 15 (10.20%) SQL
3 3 (2.04%) C
3 3 (2.04%) VB
4 2 (1.36%) C#
4 2 (1.36%) VBScript
5 1 (0.68%) C++
5 1 (0.68%) Java
5 1 (0.68%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 14 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (8.16%) MCSA
3 11 (7.48%) ITIL Certification
4 9 (6.12%) CCNA
4 9 (6.12%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (5.44%) MCSE
6 7 (4.76%) Security Cleared
7 6 (4.08%) MCITP
8 4 (2.72%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 3 (2.04%) DV Cleared
9 3 (2.04%) SC Cleared
10 2 (1.36%) CCA
10 2 (1.36%) Citrix Certification
10 2 (1.36%) Degree
10 2 (1.36%) MCP
10 2 (1.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.68%) MCTS
11 1 (0.68%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (9.52%) SLA
2 4 (2.72%) GRC
3 2 (1.36%) GDPR
3 2 (1.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.36%) NCSC
4 1 (0.68%) COBIT
4 1 (0.68%) NIST
4 1 (0.68%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 124 (84.35%) Active Directory
2 34 (23.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (12.24%) VMware ESXi
3 18 (12.24%) vSphere
4 17 (11.56%) XenApp
5 12 (8.16%) XenDesktop
6 9 (6.12%) Microsoft App-V
7 6 (4.08%) Virtual Servers
8 5 (3.40%) BitLocker
9 4 (2.72%) Hyper-V
9 4 (2.72%) Terminal Services
10 3 (2.04%) Virtual Desktop
11 2 (1.36%) Virtual Machines
12 1 (0.68%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 1 (0.68%) NFS
Systems Management
1 37 (25.17%) SCCM
2 25 (17.01%) Microsoft Intune
3 12 (8.16%) Active Directory Federation Services
4 9 (6.12%) Control-M
5 8 (5.44%) AirWatch
6 7 (4.76%) SCOrch
7 6 (4.08%) vCenter Server
8 5 (3.40%) OfficeScan
9 4 (2.72%) Single Sign-On
10 3 (2.04%) NetBackup
10 3 (2.04%) Norton AntiVirus
10 3 (2.04%) SCOM
11 2 (1.36%) AppManager
11 2 (1.36%) Microsoft Clustering
12 1 (0.68%) Backup Exec
12 1 (0.68%) Cisco CUCM
12 1 (0.68%) Failover Clustering
12 1 (0.68%) FortiGate
12 1 (0.68%) Nessus
12 1 (0.68%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 114 (77.55%) Microsoft
2 64 (43.54%) Citrix
3 55 (37.41%) VMware
4 32 (21.77%) Cisco
5 20 (13.61%) HP
6 19 (12.93%) Okta
7 18 (12.24%) ServiceNow
8 16 (10.88%) SolarWinds
9 14 (9.52%) Apple
9 14 (9.52%) NetApp
10 12 (8.16%) BMC
11 11 (7.48%) Ivanti
12 10 (6.80%) EMC
13 8 (5.44%) Altiris
13 8 (5.44%) IBM
13 8 (5.44%) Intel
13 8 (5.44%) Varonis
14 6 (4.08%) Veritas
15 5 (3.40%) Bloomberg
15 5 (3.40%) Dell