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 23 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
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 259 162 123
Rank change year-on-year -97 -39  
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 169 342 441
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.82% 1.58% 1.88%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.78% 8.51% 10.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 201 296
Median daily rate £320 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.57% +16.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £154 £203 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £311 £275
% change year-on-year -3.47% +13.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 25 39
Median hourly rate £14.13 £13.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.65% -30.48%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.90 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £19.60 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.28 £15.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year +6.75% -23.75%  

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 3533 4020 4373
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 17.08% 18.58% 18.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 2483 2900 2916
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 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.69% +11.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 45 104
Median hourly rate £22.00 £17.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.71% -7.89%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £26.28 £36.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +8.69% +9.52%  

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 23 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 23 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 23 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 -23 26 £300 -27.27% 20
Canary Wharf +2 2 £350 -
West End of London - 2 £313 - 3
Feltham - 2 £425 -
Uxbridge - 2 - -
Brentford - 1 £365 - 1
Docklands, London - 1 £313 -
Ealing - 1 £375 -
Stockley Park - 1 - -
MS Exchange
England

For the 6 months to 23 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.

1 244 (76.01%) Active Directory
2 224 (69.78%) Windows
3 193 (60.12%) Microsoft
4 141 (43.93%) Exchange Server 2010
5 139 (43.30%) Office 365
6 129 (40.19%) VMware
7 125 (38.94%) Windows Server
8 95 (29.60%) Windows Server 2012
9 91 (28.35%) Exchange Server 2013
10 78 (24.30%) Windows Server 2008
11 77 (23.99%) Microsoft Office
12 74 (23.05%) ITIL
13 73 (22.74%) Citrix
13 73 (22.74%) Finance
14 71 (22.12%) Microsoft Azure
15 70 (21.81%) VMware Infrastructure
16 65 (20.25%) PowerShell
17 62 (19.31%) SQL Server
17 62 (19.31%) DNS
18 60 (18.69%) Firewall
19 59 (18.38%) Migration
19 59 (18.38%) Windows 7
20 58 (18.07%) Skype for Business
21 53 (16.51%) SCCM
22 52 (16.20%) Exchange Server 2007
22 52 (16.20%) SAN
23 51 (15.89%) Microsoft Certification
23 51 (15.89%) Cisco
24 48 (14.95%) SharePoint
25 45 (14.02%) Azure Active Directory

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
1 141 (43.93%) Exchange Server 2010
2 91 (28.35%) Exchange Server 2013
3 58 (18.07%) Skype for Business
4 52 (16.20%) Exchange Server 2007
5 48 (14.95%) SharePoint
6 22 (6.85%) Exchange Server 2003
7 14 (4.36%) IIS
8 13 (4.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 6 (1.87%) Office Communications Server
10 5 (1.56%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (0.93%) Apache Solr
11 3 (0.93%) BizTalk Server
11 3 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2000
11 3 (0.93%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (0.62%) CMS
13 1 (0.31%) Confluence
13 1 (0.31%) OpenStack
13 1 (0.31%) SharePoint Server
13 1 (0.31%) WebSphere
Applications
1 77 (23.99%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (2.18%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.31%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (1.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.62%) thinkFolio
3 1 (0.31%) Maximo
3 1 (0.31%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 139 (43.30%) Office 365
2 71 (22.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 45 (14.02%) Azure Active Directory
4 15 (4.67%) Amazon AWS
5 14 (4.36%) IaaS
6 12 (3.74%) OneDrive
7 10 (3.12%) Mimecast
8 8 (2.49%) SaaS
9 5 (1.56%) PaaS
10 3 (0.93%) Yammer
11 2 (0.62%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (0.62%) 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 (19.31%) DNS
2 60 (18.69%) Firewall
3 52 (16.20%) SAN
4 44 (13.71%) DHCP
4 44 (13.71%) WAN
5 43 (13.40%) Skype
6 34 (10.59%) LAN
7 33 (10.28%) TCP/IP
8 26 (8.10%) VPN
9 21 (6.54%) NAS
10 19 (5.92%) Remote Desktop
10 19 (5.92%) VoIP
11 12 (3.74%) VLAN
12 11 (3.43%) Unified Communications
13 9 (2.80%) Internet
14 8 (2.49%) iSCSI
14 8 (2.49%) LDAP
14 8 (2.49%) SMTP
14 8 (2.49%) Wireless
15 6 (1.87%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (19.31%) SQL Server
2 22 (6.85%) SQL Server 2012
3 16 (4.98%) SQL Server 2008
4 13 (4.05%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (1.56%) Big Data
5 5 (1.56%) Hadoop
5 5 (1.56%) SQL Server 2016
6 2 (0.62%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (0.62%) MySQL
6 2 (0.62%) SQL Server 2014
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 (0.62%) Git (software)
1 2 (0.62%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.31%) JIRA
2 1 (0.31%) MSI
2 1 (0.31%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (0.31%) TeamCity
General
1 73 (22.74%) Finance
2 30 (9.35%) Banking
3 12 (3.74%) Legal
4 10 (3.12%) Law
5 9 (2.80%) Marketing
6 8 (2.49%) Back Office
6 8 (2.49%) Retail
7 7 (2.18%) Investment Banking
8 5 (1.56%) Telecoms
9 4 (1.25%) Billing
9 4 (1.25%) Games
10 3 (0.93%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.62%) Electronics
11 2 (0.62%) Japanese Language
11 2 (0.62%) Publishing
12 1 (0.31%) Italian Language
12 1 (0.31%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 78 (24.30%) Analyst
2 45 (14.02%) Support Engineer
3 36 (11.21%) 2nd Line Support
3 36 (11.21%) Architect
3 36 (11.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 34 (10.59%) Consultant
5 25 (7.79%) Support Analyst
6 24 (7.48%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 24 (7.48%) Service Analyst
7 23 (7.17%) Administrator
7 23 (7.17%) Service Desk Analyst
7 23 (7.17%) Windows Engineer
8 22 (6.85%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 20 (6.23%) Office 365 Consultant
10 19 (5.92%) Desktop Support
11 18 (5.61%) IT Analyst
12 17 (5.30%) Server Engineer
13 16 (4.98%) 1st/2nd Line Support
14 15 (4.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 15 (4.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.25%) SailPoint
1 4 (1.25%) SAML
2 3 (0.93%) WAP
2 3 (0.93%) XMPP
3 1 (0.31%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.31%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 36 (11.21%) Data Centre
2 29 (9.03%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (4.67%) Blackberry
4 14 (4.36%) Replication
5 13 (4.05%) Clustering
6 12 (3.74%) PKI
7 6 (1.87%) CMDB
7 6 (1.87%) Computer Science
7 6 (1.87%) iPhone
7 6 (1.87%) Linux Command Line
7 6 (1.87%) Video Conferencing
8 4 (1.25%) Driving Licence
8 4 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (0.93%) EMC VNX
9 3 (0.93%) Fat Client
9 3 (0.93%) Management Information System
9 3 (0.93%) Thin Client
10 2 (0.62%) Enterprise Cloud
10 2 (0.62%) Fintech
10 2 (0.62%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 224 (69.78%) Windows
2 125 (38.94%) Windows Server
3 95 (29.60%) Windows Server 2012
4 78 (24.30%) Windows Server 2008
5 59 (18.38%) Windows 7
6 38 (11.84%) Windows Server 2003
7 34 (10.59%) Windows 10
8 25 (7.79%) Unix
9 23 (7.17%) Windows 8
10 18 (5.61%) Linux
11 12 (3.74%) Windows XP
12 8 (2.49%) Android
12 8 (2.49%) Mac OS X
13 7 (2.18%) Mac OS
14 6 (1.87%) CentOS
14 6 (1.87%) Windows Vista
15 5 (1.56%) Apple iOS
15 5 (1.56%) Solaris
16 4 (1.25%) Windows 2000 Server
17 2 (0.62%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (23.05%) ITIL
2 59 (18.38%) Migration
3 26 (8.10%) Change Management
4 23 (7.17%) Disaster Recovery
5 21 (6.54%) Asset Management
6 18 (5.61%) Problem Management
7 17 (5.30%) Project Management
7 17 (5.30%) Service Management
8 16 (4.98%) PRINCE2
9 15 (4.67%) Data Protection
9 15 (4.67%) Task Automation
10 13 (4.05%) Configuration Management
11 12 (3.74%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (3.74%) ITIL V3
12 11 (3.43%) Investment Management
12 11 (3.43%) Presales
13 10 (3.12%) Identity Access Management
13 10 (3.12%) Identity Management
13 10 (3.12%) Server Building
14 9 (2.80%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 65 (20.25%) PowerShell
2 40 (12.46%) SQL
3 9 (2.80%) VBScript
4 4 (1.25%) C
4 4 (1.25%) VB
5 2 (0.62%) Bash Shell
5 2 (0.62%) Python
5 2 (0.62%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.31%) PHP
Qualifications
1 51 (15.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 40 (12.46%) MCSE
3 34 (10.59%) Cisco Certification
4 30 (9.35%) CCNA
5 25 (7.79%) Security Cleared
6 20 (6.23%) MCITP
7 17 (5.30%) SC Cleared
8 16 (4.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 15 (4.67%) Degree
10 12 (3.74%) Citrix Certification
11 11 (3.43%) ITIL Certification
12 8 (2.49%) DV Cleared
13 6 (1.87%) CCNP
13 6 (1.87%) MCP
13 6 (1.87%) MCSA
13 6 (1.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 5 (1.56%) A+ Certification
14 5 (1.56%) CCA
14 5 (1.56%) CCSP
15 4 (1.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (6.54%) SLA
2 8 (2.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.31%) BS25999
3 1 (0.31%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 244 (76.01%) Active Directory
2 70 (21.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 42 (13.08%) Hyper-V
4 26 (8.10%) XenApp
5 22 (6.85%) vSphere
6 17 (5.30%) Virtual Machines
7 14 (4.36%) VMware ESXi
7 14 (4.36%) XenDesktop
8 9 (2.80%) Virtual Servers
9 6 (1.87%) ISA Server
9 6 (1.87%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 5 (1.56%) DFS Replication
10 5 (1.56%) Microsoft App-V
10 5 (1.56%) Terminal Services
10 5 (1.56%) VMware Workstation
11 4 (1.25%) Terminal Server
12 3 (0.93%) Forefront TMG
13 2 (0.62%) UAG
13 2 (0.62%) vCloud
13 2 (0.62%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 53 (16.51%) SCCM
2 20 (6.23%) SCOM
3 18 (5.61%) NetBackup
4 17 (5.30%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 12 (3.74%) Backup Exec
5 12 (3.74%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 12 (3.74%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 8 (2.49%) vCenter Server
7 7 (2.18%) AirWatch
8 5 (1.56%) Control-M
8 5 (1.56%) Dollar Universe
8 5 (1.56%) Microsoft Clustering
8 5 (1.56%) Norton AntiVirus
8 5 (1.56%) WMI
8 5 (1.56%) WSUS
9 4 (1.25%) Microsoft Intune
9 4 (1.25%) vMotion
10 3 (0.93%) DatAdvantage
10 3 (0.93%) Failover Clustering
10 3 (0.93%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 193 (60.12%) Microsoft
2 129 (40.19%) VMware
3 73 (22.74%) Citrix
4 51 (15.89%) Cisco
5 44 (13.71%) HP
6 23 (7.17%) Symantec
7 21 (6.54%) NetApp
8 13 (4.05%) Dell
9 12 (3.74%) McAfee
10 10 (3.12%) Intel
10 10 (3.12%) Oracle
10 10 (3.12%) SAP
10 10 (3.12%) Veritas
11 9 (2.80%) Avaya
11 9 (2.80%) ServiceNow
12 8 (2.49%) EMC
13 7 (2.18%) CheckPoint
13 7 (2.18%) Juniper
13 7 (2.18%) Sophos
14 6 (1.87%) Red Hat
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