Period
to 19 October 2021

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 19 October 2021 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
19 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 455 306 297
Rank change year-on-year -149 -9 -17
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 114 62 314
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.32% 0.45% 0.86%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.41% 3.04% 5.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 46 248
10th Percentile £195 £224 £130
25th Percentile £281 £302 £158
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £380 £400 £325
Median % change year-on-year -5.00% +23.08% +10.17%
75th Percentile £516 £497 £451
90th Percentile £540 £538 £516
England median daily rate £325 £350 £315
% change year-on-year -7.14% +11.11% +1.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 6
10th Percentile £22.85 £14.28 £19.54
25th Percentile £24.13 £15.44 £20.44
Median hourly rate £27.50 £18.25 £23.00
Median % change year-on-year +50.68% -20.65% +20.26%
75th Percentile £28.75 £21.44 £29.50
90th Percentile " £22.83 £33.00
England median hourly rate £17.34 £17.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year -0.94% +16.67% -9.09%

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 4,738 2,042 5,657
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 13.26% 14.67% 15.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,354 1,432 4,068
10th Percentile £349 £313 £292
25th Percentile £450 £413 £406
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
75th Percentile £650 £597 £588
90th Percentile £715 £700 £675
England median daily rate £500 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 14 49
10th Percentile £17.55 £15.00 £15.20
25th Percentile £21.75 £22.50 £17.75
Median hourly rate £33.50 £36.25 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year -7.59% +72.62% +5.00%
75th Percentile £51.88 £41.50 £36.70
90th Percentile £66.50 £50.53 £50.00
England median hourly rate £23.32 £22.19 £19.97
% change year-on-year +5.09% +11.14% -0.18%

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 19 October 2021.

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 19 October 2021. 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 -44 18 £443 -11.50% 16
West London -11 4 £175 -9.09% 8
East London -7 3 £300 +14.29% 13
South London 0 1 - - 1
North London - 1 - -
MS Exchange
England

For the 6 months to 19 October 2021, 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 89 (78.07%) Microsoft
2 85 (74.56%) Windows
3 84 (73.68%) Active Directory
4 78 (68.42%) Microsoft 365
5 46 (40.35%) Azure
6 42 (36.84%) Windows Server
7 39 (34.21%) VMware
8 36 (31.58%) Citrix
8 36 (31.58%) DNS
8 36 (31.58%) Microsoft Office
9 34 (29.82%) Cisco
10 30 (26.32%) Firewall
10 30 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
10 30 (26.32%) PowerShell
11 28 (24.56%) Windows 10
12 27 (23.68%) Finance
13 26 (22.81%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 24 (21.05%) SharePoint
15 23 (20.18%) DHCP
15 23 (20.18%) SCCM
16 21 (18.42%) Microsoft Intune
17 20 (17.54%) OneDrive
18 19 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
18 19 (16.67%) Social Skills
18 19 (16.67%) ITIL
19 18 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
19 18 (15.79%) Mimecast
20 17 (14.91%) TCP/IP
21 16 (14.04%) SQL Server
21 16 (14.04%) Identity Management

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 24 (21.05%) SharePoint
2 19 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (10.53%) Skype for Business
4 9 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (4.39%) Apache
5 5 (4.39%) IIS
5 5 (4.39%) Tomcat
6 3 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.88%) IBM Domino
7 1 (0.88%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 36 (31.58%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (5.26%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 78 (68.42%) Microsoft 365
2 46 (40.35%) Azure
3 20 (17.54%) OneDrive
4 18 (15.79%) Mimecast
5 15 (13.16%) Azure Active Directory
6 11 (9.65%) IaaS
6 11 (9.65%) Power Platform
7 5 (4.39%) SaaS
8 4 (3.51%) Azure Data Factory
8 4 (3.51%) Azure Synapse Analytics
8 4 (3.51%) Yammer
9 2 (1.75%) AWS
10 1 (0.88%) Dynamics 365
10 1 (0.88%) PaaS
10 1 (0.88%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 36 (31.58%) DNS
2 30 (26.32%) Firewall
3 23 (20.18%) DHCP
4 17 (14.91%) TCP/IP
5 11 (9.65%) SAN
5 11 (9.65%) VPN
6 9 (7.89%) NetScaler
6 9 (7.89%) Skype
6 9 (7.89%) SMTP
6 9 (7.89%) WAN
7 8 (7.02%) iSCSI
7 8 (7.02%) NAS
7 8 (7.02%) WebEx
8 7 (6.14%) LAN
8 7 (6.14%) MPLS
9 6 (5.26%) Internet
10 5 (4.39%) HTTP
10 5 (4.39%) SSL
10 5 (4.39%) Unified Communications
11 3 (2.63%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (14.04%) SQL Server
2 10 (8.77%) Power BI
3 3 (2.63%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Axure RP
1 1 (0.88%) JIRA
General
1 27 (23.68%) Finance
2 19 (16.67%) Social Skills
3 12 (10.53%) Public Sector
4 9 (7.89%) Legal
5 6 (5.26%) Organisational Skills
6 5 (4.39%) Banking
7 4 (3.51%) Retail
8 3 (2.63%) Documentation Skills
8 3 (2.63%) Investment Banking
9 2 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (1.75%) Publishing
10 1 (0.88%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.88%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.88%) Influencing Skills
10 1 (0.88%) Law
10 1 (0.88%) Presentation Skills
10 1 (0.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (18.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 14 (12.28%) Support Engineer
3 12 (10.53%) Microsoft 365 Engineer
4 11 (9.65%) Analyst
4 11 (9.65%) Architect
5 9 (7.89%) Messaging Engineer
6 8 (7.02%) Azure Engineer
6 8 (7.02%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
6 8 (7.02%) Windows Engineer
7 6 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
7 6 (5.26%) Desktop Support
7 6 (5.26%) Technical Architect
8 5 (4.39%) Exchange Engineer
8 5 (4.39%) IT Support
8 5 (4.39%) Server Engineer
8 5 (4.39%) Support Analyst
8 5 (4.39%) VMware Architect
9 4 (3.51%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
9 4 (3.51%) Cloud Engineer
9 4 (3.51%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.51%) REST
2 3 (2.63%) Software Packaging
3 2 (1.75%) .NET
4 1 (0.88%) 802.1X
4 1 (0.88%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (0.88%) HTML
4 1 (0.88%) SAML
4 1 (0.88%) WPF
4 1 (0.88%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.77%) Data Centre
2 9 (7.89%) Clustering
3 5 (4.39%) Driving Licence
4 4 (3.51%) Public Cloud
4 4 (3.51%) User Experience
5 3 (2.63%) EMC VNX
5 3 (2.63%) Legacy Systems
5 3 (2.63%) Microsoft Licensing
5 3 (2.63%) Virtual Team
6 2 (1.75%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.75%) Fat Client
6 2 (1.75%) Hedge funds
6 2 (1.75%) Learning Management System
6 2 (1.75%) Replication
6 2 (1.75%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.88%) AS400
7 1 (0.88%) iPhone
7 1 (0.88%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.88%) Symmetrix
7 1 (0.88%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 85 (74.56%) Windows
2 42 (36.84%) Windows Server
3 28 (24.56%) Windows 10
4 18 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (13.16%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (12.28%) Windows Server 2016
7 9 (7.89%) Linux
7 9 (7.89%) Unix
7 9 (7.89%) Windows 7
8 8 (7.02%) Windows Server 2019
9 5 (4.39%) Mac OS
10 4 (3.51%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (3.51%) Windows XP
11 3 (2.63%) Android
11 3 (2.63%) Apple iOS
11 3 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (2.63%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.88%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (22.81%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 19 (16.67%) ITIL
3 16 (14.04%) Identity Management
4 15 (13.16%) Migration
5 12 (10.53%) Mobile Device Management
6 9 (7.89%) Service Delivery
7 8 (7.02%) Analytics
7 8 (7.02%) Change Control
7 8 (7.02%) Patch Management
7 8 (7.02%) Problem Management
7 8 (7.02%) Project Delivery
7 8 (7.02%) Time Management
8 7 (6.14%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (6.14%) Customer Requirements
8 7 (6.14%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (6.14%) Load Balancing
9 5 (4.39%) DevOps
9 5 (4.39%) Email Migration
9 5 (4.39%) Problem-Solving
9 5 (4.39%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (26.32%) PowerShell
2 11 (9.65%) SQL
3 5 (4.39%) C#
4 2 (1.75%) C
4 2 (1.75%) Java
5 1 (0.88%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.88%) VB
5 1 (0.88%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (12.28%) Security Cleared
2 12 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (9.65%) SC Cleared
4 9 (7.89%) MCSE
5 8 (7.02%) MCSA
6 6 (5.26%) CCNA
6 6 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (5.26%) MCP
7 5 (4.39%) DV Cleared
7 5 (4.39%) MCITP
8 4 (3.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (2.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (1.75%) Computer Science Degree
10 2 (1.75%) DBS Check
10 2 (1.75%) Degree
11 1 (0.88%) APMP
11 1 (0.88%) BPSS Clearance
11 1 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.88%) MCTS
11 1 (0.88%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.39%) SLA
2 4 (3.51%) QA
3 1 (0.88%) GDPR
System Software
1 84 (73.68%) Active Directory
2 30 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (8.77%) vSphere
4 8 (7.02%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (6.14%) Hyper-V
5 7 (6.14%) XenApp
6 6 (5.26%) NFS
6 6 (5.26%) XenDesktop
7 4 (3.51%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (1.75%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 2 (1.75%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.88%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 1 (0.88%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.88%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.88%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 23 (20.18%) SCCM
2 21 (18.42%) Microsoft Intune
3 8 (7.02%) FortiGate
4 6 (5.26%) NetBackup
4 6 (5.26%) SCOM
5 5 (4.39%) Active Directory Federation Services
6 4 (3.51%) Single Sign-On
6 4 (3.51%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 2 (1.75%) Backup Exec
7 2 (1.75%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (1.75%) vCenter Server
8 1 (0.88%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.88%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (0.88%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.88%) Terraform
8 1 (0.88%) WSUS
Vendors
1 89 (78.07%) Microsoft
2 39 (34.21%) VMware
3 36 (31.58%) Citrix
4 34 (29.82%) Cisco
5 13 (11.40%) EMC
6 11 (9.65%) Veritas
7 10 (8.77%) Dell
8 8 (7.02%) MobileIron
8 8 (7.02%) NetApp
8 8 (7.02%) Symantec
9 6 (5.26%) F5
9 6 (5.26%) ServiceNow
10 5 (4.39%) Avaya
10 5 (4.39%) HP
10 5 (4.39%) Okta
10 5 (4.39%) Oracle
10 5 (4.39%) Palo Alto
10 5 (4.39%) Red Hat
11 4 (3.51%) Clearswift
11 4 (3.51%) SolarWinds