Period
to 24 May 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 24 May 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
24 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 308 271 278
Rank change year-on-year -37 +7 -81
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 309 446 348
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.76% 0.98% 0.88%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.79% 5.67% 4.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 234 312 241
London median daily rate £350 £300 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -11.11% -0.74%
10th Percentile £130 £127 £150
90th Percentile £538 £475 £525
England median daily rate £325 £300 £320
% change year-on-year +8.33% -6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 22 14
London median hourly rate £20.00 £19.13 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.58% +9.29% +32.08%
10th Percentile £18.90 £13.55 £13.00
90th Percentile £31.00 £20.75 £27.90
England median hourly rate £16.47 £18.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year -8.49% +9.09% +10.00%

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 6,453 7,869 7,288
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 15.92% 17.25% 18.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,471 5,619 5,082
London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £300
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
England median daily rate £475 £460 £430
% change year-on-year +3.26% +6.98% +3.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 77 74
London median hourly rate £34.51 £20.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +68.34% -6.82% +4.76%
10th Percentile £18.53 £13.25 £13.00
90th Percentile £56.00 £55.25 £52.13
England median hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year -2.63% -2.56% -2.29%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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 24 May 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 +36 107 £381 +8.93% 6
West London +3 6 £335 +52.27%
South London +6 4 £153 -58.78% 2
East London -14 4 £400 +8.84% 2
North London -10 3 £375 +177.78%
MS Exchange
England

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 (84.79%) Windows
2 242 (78.32%) Active Directory
3 237 (76.70%) Microsoft
4 192 (62.14%) Office 365
5 139 (44.98%) Windows Server
6 135 (43.69%) VMware
7 99 (32.04%) DNS
8 90 (29.13%) Exchange Server 2010
9 89 (28.80%) Citrix
10 87 (28.16%) PowerShell
11 86 (27.83%) Microsoft Azure
12 82 (26.54%) SCCM
13 79 (25.57%) Microsoft Office
13 79 (25.57%) Finance
13 79 (25.57%) Windows 10
14 70 (22.65%) VMware Infrastructure
15 69 (22.33%) Exchange Server 2013
16 68 (22.01%) DHCP
17 67 (21.68%) ITIL
17 67 (21.68%) Windows Server 2012
17 67 (21.68%) Windows 7
17 67 (21.68%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 62 (20.06%) Windows Server 2008
19 58 (18.77%) Cisco
20 56 (18.12%) Skype for Business
21 55 (17.80%) Migration
22 53 (17.15%) Linux
23 50 (16.18%) Skype
24 48 (15.53%) Firewall
25 47 (15.21%) SharePoint

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 90 (29.13%) Exchange Server 2010
2 69 (22.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 56 (18.12%) Skype for Business
4 47 (15.21%) SharePoint
5 19 (6.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 16 (5.18%) IIS
7 15 (4.85%) Apache
8 10 (3.24%) Exchange Server 2003
9 7 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (0.65%) WordPress
11 1 (0.32%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.32%) MS Project Server
11 1 (0.32%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 79 (25.57%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (1.94%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (1.29%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (0.97%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.32%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.32%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.32%) SketchUp
Business Applications
1 9 (2.91%) Dynamics NAV
2 6 (1.94%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 192 (62.14%) Office 365
2 86 (27.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 33 (10.68%) Azure Active Directory
4 31 (10.03%) Amazon AWS
5 20 (6.47%) Mimecast
6 15 (4.85%) OneDrive
7 12 (3.88%) IaaS
8 8 (2.59%) PaaS
8 8 (2.59%) SaaS
9 3 (0.97%) Slack
10 2 (0.65%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.65%) Yammer
11 1 (0.32%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 1 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.32%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
11 1 (0.32%) GoToWebinar
11 1 (0.32%) Linode
Communications & Networking
1 99 (32.04%) DNS
2 68 (22.01%) DHCP
3 50 (16.18%) Skype
4 48 (15.53%) Firewall
5 38 (12.30%) TCP/IP
6 37 (11.97%) LAN
7 31 (10.03%) WAN
8 29 (9.39%) SAN
9 26 (8.41%) VPN
10 18 (5.83%) Wireless
11 14 (4.53%) SMTP
12 13 (4.21%) Internet
13 12 (3.88%) iSCSI
13 12 (3.88%) MPLS
14 10 (3.24%) VoIP
15 9 (2.91%) NetScaler
15 9 (2.91%) Network Security
15 9 (2.91%) VSAN
16 8 (2.59%) Cisco ASA
16 8 (2.59%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (13.59%) SQL Server
2 24 (7.77%) MySQL
3 20 (6.47%) SQL Server 2012
4 16 (5.18%) SQL Server 2014
5 14 (4.53%) SQL Server 2016
6 10 (3.24%) Amazon RDS
7 3 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.65%) Big Data
8 2 (0.65%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.32%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.32%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 4 (1.29%) Hudson
2 2 (0.65%) MSI
2 2 (0.65%) WiX
3 1 (0.32%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.32%) JIRA
3 1 (0.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.32%) WinDbg
General
1 79 (25.57%) Finance
2 20 (6.47%) Law
3 18 (5.83%) Banking
4 13 (4.21%) Legal
5 9 (2.91%) Retail
6 8 (2.59%) Financial Institution
7 5 (1.62%) Investment Banking
7 5 (1.62%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.97%) Publishing
9 1 (0.32%) Back Office
9 1 (0.32%) Front Office
9 1 (0.32%) German Language
9 1 (0.32%) Japanese Language
9 1 (0.32%) Marketing
9 1 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.32%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 62 (20.06%) Analyst
1 62 (20.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 47 (15.21%) Support Engineer
3 30 (9.71%) 2nd Line Support
3 30 (9.71%) Support Analyst
4 24 (7.77%) Service Analyst
5 23 (7.44%) Service Desk Analyst
6 22 (7.12%) Desktop Support
7 20 (6.47%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 19 (6.15%) IT Engineer
9 18 (5.83%) Desktop Engineer
10 16 (5.18%) IT Support
10 16 (5.18%) Systems Engineer
11 15 (4.85%) Linux Engineer
12 14 (4.53%) 3rd Line Support
13 13 (4.21%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
13 13 (4.21%) 2nd Line Engineer
13 13 (4.21%) Architect
13 13 (4.21%) Desktop Support Engineer
13 13 (4.21%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.94%) Software Packaging
2 3 (0.97%) Spring
3 2 (0.65%) .NET
3 2 (0.65%) Middleware
4 1 (0.32%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (6.80%) Data Centre
2 19 (6.15%) Blackberry
3 18 (5.83%) Clustering
4 16 (5.18%) Video Conferencing
5 13 (4.21%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (3.88%) Private Cloud
7 11 (3.56%) Management Information System
8 10 (3.24%) Self-Motivation
9 8 (2.59%) Handset
9 8 (2.59%) User Experience
10 7 (2.27%) iPad
10 7 (2.27%) iPhone
10 7 (2.27%) PKI
10 7 (2.27%) Smartphone
11 6 (1.94%) EMC VNX
11 6 (1.94%) Replication
12 5 (1.62%) Algorithms
12 5 (1.62%) Fat Client
12 5 (1.62%) Thin Client
13 4 (1.29%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 262 (84.79%) Windows
2 139 (44.98%) Windows Server
3 79 (25.57%) Windows 10
4 67 (21.68%) Windows 7
4 67 (21.68%) Windows Server 2012
5 62 (20.06%) Windows Server 2008
6 53 (17.15%) Linux
7 27 (8.74%) Android
8 22 (7.12%) Apple iOS
9 16 (5.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 14 (4.53%) Mac OS
11 13 (4.21%) Unix
12 12 (3.88%) Windows 8
13 7 (2.27%) Mac OS X
14 5 (1.62%) Windows Server 2003
15 4 (1.29%) Ubuntu
16 3 (0.97%) Data ONTAP
16 3 (0.97%) Windows XP
17 2 (0.65%) CentOS
18 1 (0.32%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (21.68%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 67 (21.68%) ITIL
2 55 (17.80%) Migration
3 30 (9.71%) Service Management
4 25 (8.09%) Mobile Device Management
5 21 (6.80%) ITSM
6 20 (6.47%) Root Cause Analysis
7 19 (6.15%) Information Security
8 18 (5.83%) CRM
9 17 (5.50%) Change Management
9 17 (5.50%) Disaster Recovery
9 17 (5.50%) Problem-Solving
10 14 (4.53%) Incident Management
10 14 (4.53%) Security Management
10 14 (4.53%) Storage Management
11 13 (4.21%) Infrastructure Transformation
11 13 (4.21%) ITIL V3
12 12 (3.88%) ISMS
12 12 (3.88%) Mentoring
12 12 (3.88%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 87 (28.16%) PowerShell
2 37 (11.97%) SQL
3 9 (2.91%) VBScript
4 8 (2.59%) VB
5 5 (1.62%) Bash Shell
5 5 (1.62%) C
5 5 (1.62%) Perl
6 4 (1.29%) Python
7 2 (0.65%) C#
8 1 (0.32%) Java
8 1 (0.32%) PHP
8 1 (0.32%) R
Qualifications
1 23 (7.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (5.18%) Degree
2 16 (5.18%) MCP
3 12 (3.88%) MCSE
4 11 (3.56%) ITIL Certification
4 11 (3.56%) Security Cleared
5 10 (3.24%) MCSA
6 8 (2.59%) MCITP
7 7 (2.27%) SC Cleared
8 6 (1.94%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (1.94%) PMI Certification
8 6 (1.94%) PMP
9 5 (1.62%) A+ Certification
9 5 (1.62%) Computer Science Degree
10 4 (1.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 4 (1.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (0.97%) CCNA
11 3 (0.97%) CCNP
11 3 (0.97%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 2 (0.65%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (7.12%) SLA
2 3 (0.97%) GDPR
2 3 (0.97%) PCI DSS
2 3 (0.97%) PMO
3 1 (0.32%) COBIT
3 1 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.32%) QA
System Software
1 242 (78.32%) Active Directory
2 70 (22.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (13.92%) VMware ESXi
4 32 (10.36%) Hyper-V
4 32 (10.36%) XenApp
5 19 (6.15%) vSphere
5 19 (6.15%) XenDesktop
6 12 (3.88%) Shibboleth
6 12 (3.88%) VMware NSX
7 9 (2.91%) VMware Workstation
8 8 (2.59%) Virtual Servers
9 7 (2.27%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 6 (1.94%) Microsoft App-V
11 5 (1.62%) Virtual Machines
12 4 (1.29%) Virtual Desktop
13 3 (0.97%) BitLocker
13 3 (0.97%) VMware Server
14 2 (0.65%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 2 (0.65%) NFS
14 2 (0.65%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 82 (26.54%) SCCM
2 18 (5.83%) Single Sign-On
3 17 (5.50%) WSUS
4 15 (4.85%) Backup Exec
5 12 (3.88%) Microsoft Clustering
6 11 (3.56%) AirWatch
7 10 (3.24%) Microsoft Intune
8 9 (2.91%) vMotion
9 8 (2.59%) HP SIM
9 8 (2.59%) SCOM
9 8 (2.59%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 7 (2.27%) vCenter Server
11 6 (1.94%) Ansible
11 6 (1.94%) Puppet
12 4 (1.29%) Forefront Identity Manager
13 3 (0.97%) Failover Clustering
13 3 (0.97%) Jamf Pro
14 2 (0.65%) IBM BigFix
14 2 (0.65%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
14 2 (0.65%) Terraform
Vendors
1 237 (76.70%) Microsoft
2 135 (43.69%) VMware
3 89 (28.80%) Citrix
4 58 (18.77%) Cisco
5 34 (11.00%) HP
6 29 (9.39%) Dell
7 15 (4.85%) Red Hat
7 15 (4.85%) Symantec
8 14 (4.53%) EMC
8 14 (4.53%) Ivanti
9 13 (4.21%) Sophos
10 12 (3.88%) Sony
11 11 (3.56%) Apple
11 11 (3.56%) NetApp
12 10 (3.24%) ServiceNow
12 10 (3.24%) Veritas
13 9 (2.91%) Mitel
14 8 (2.59%) 3PAR
14 8 (2.59%) McAfee
15 7 (2.27%) IronPort