The table below looks at the statistics for Exchange Server 2007 skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Exchange Server 2007 over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server 2007
Rank 171 165 156
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -9
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2007 29 43 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.51% 0.63% 0.72%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.98% 3.57% 4.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 26 17
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.64% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £271 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £400 £377
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £375 £275
% change year-on-year
-16.00% +36.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 13
Average hourly rate - £12.75 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.06%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.88 £14.50 £17.75
% change year-on-year
+57.75% -18.30%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Application Platforms Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
974 1205 1075
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 17.26% 17.73% 17.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 735 855 763
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £265 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 24 48
Average hourly rate £14.50 £12.75 £16.05
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.72% -20.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.38 £12.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £23.70 £55.03
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.24 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+10.22% -9.27%

Exchange Server 2007
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Exchange Server 2007 across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

Exchange Server 2007 Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Exchange Server 2007
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2007 across the City of London region.

Exchange Server 2007 Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Exchange Server 2007
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Exchange Server 2007 across the City of London region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Exchange Server 2007 Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Exchange Server 2007
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Exchange Server 2007 across the City of London region.

Exchange Server 2007 Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Exchange Server 2007
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Exchange Server 2007 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Exchange Server 2007.

1 53 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 34 (64.15%) Active Directory
3 31 (58.49%) Windows
4 30 (56.60%) Exchange Server 2010
5 28 (52.83%) Microsoft
6 24 (45.28%) VMware
7 21 (39.62%) Windows Server 2008
8 18 (33.96%) Windows Server 2003
8 18 (33.96%) Blackberry
8 18 (33.96%) Exchange Server 2013
9 16 (30.19%) VMware Infrastructure
9 16 (30.19%) Symantec
9 16 (30.19%) DNS
10 15 (28.30%) Citrix
11 14 (26.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 13 (24.53%) SAN
12 13 (24.53%) Banking
13 12 (22.64%) DHCP
14 11 (20.75%) Finance
15 10 (18.87%) PowerShell
15 10 (18.87%) Office 365
16 9 (16.98%) Investment Banking
16 9 (16.98%) LDAP
16 9 (16.98%) MS Office
17 8 (15.09%) SharePoint
17 8 (15.09%) Exchange Server 2003
17 8 (15.09%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
17 8 (15.09%) Hyper-V
17 8 (15.09%) DFS Replication
17 8 (15.09%) Windows 7

Exchange Server 2007
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Exchange Server 2007 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Exchange Server 2007. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 53 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 30 (56.60%) Exchange Server 2010
3 18 (33.96%) Exchange Server 2013
4 14 (26.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 8 (15.09%) SharePoint
5 8 (15.09%) Exchange Server 2003
5 8 (15.09%) Lync
6 6 (11.32%) Office Communications Server
7 4 (7.55%) Exchange Server 5.5
8 2 (3.77%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (1.89%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (1.89%) IIS
9 1 (1.89%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 9 (16.98%) MS Office
2 6 (11.32%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (18.87%) Office 365
2 6 (11.32%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (30.19%) DNS
2 13 (24.53%) SAN
3 12 (22.64%) DHCP
4 9 (16.98%) LDAP
5 7 (13.21%) NAS
5 7 (13.21%) Kerberos
5 7 (13.21%) SNMP
5 7 (13.21%) LAN
6 6 (11.32%) WAN
6 6 (11.32%) Unified Communications
7 5 (9.43%) VLAN
7 5 (9.43%) WLAN
8 4 (7.55%) VoIP
9 3 (5.66%) Network Security
10 2 (3.77%) TCP/IP
10 2 (3.77%) VPN
10 2 (3.77%) Broadband
10 2 (3.77%) SMTP
10 2 (3.77%) Firewall
11 1 (1.89%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.32%) SQL Server
General
1 13 (24.53%) Banking
2 11 (20.75%) Finance
3 9 (16.98%) Investment Banking
4 7 (13.21%) Retail
5 4 (7.55%) Legal
6 3 (5.66%) Publishing
7 1 (1.89%) Advertising
7 1 (1.89%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (35.85%) Analyst
2 8 (15.09%) Messaging Analyst
3 7 (13.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (11.32%) Support Analyst
4 6 (11.32%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 5 (9.43%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (7.55%) Architect
6 4 (7.55%) Desktop Support
6 4 (7.55%) Server Analyst
6 4 (7.55%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (7.55%) Server Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) Designer
7 3 (5.66%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) Administrator
7 3 (5.66%) Messaging Architect
8 2 (3.77%) Exchange Engineer
8 2 (3.77%) Messaging Engineer
8 2 (3.77%) IT Security Administrator
8 2 (3.77%) Desktop Support Technician
8 2 (3.77%) Security Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.43%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 18 (33.96%) Blackberry
2 6 (11.32%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.66%) Fat Client
3 3 (5.66%) Thin Client
4 2 (3.77%) Clustering
4 2 (3.77%) iPad
4 2 (3.77%) iPhone
5 1 (1.89%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.89%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 31 (58.49%) Windows
2 21 (39.62%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (33.96%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (15.09%) Windows 7
5 6 (11.32%) Windows XP
5 6 (11.32%) Android
6 3 (5.66%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (3.77%) MVS
7 2 (3.77%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.89%) Windows Phone
8 1 (1.89%) Windows Vista
8 1 (1.89%) UNIX
8 1 (1.89%) Linux
8 1 (1.89%) Windows 2000
8 1 (1.89%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (11.32%) Migration
2 3 (5.66%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (5.66%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (5.66%) ITIL
3 2 (3.77%) WAN Optimisation
3 2 (3.77%) Infrastructure Management
3 2 (3.77%) Release Management
4 1 (1.89%) Investment Management
4 1 (1.89%) Software Deployment
4 1 (1.89%) Process Management
4 1 (1.89%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (1.89%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 10 (18.87%) PowerShell
2 4 (7.55%) SQL
3 3 (5.66%) VBScript
4 1 (1.89%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (1.89%) Security Cleared
1 1 (1.89%) MCP
1 1 (1.89%) CCA
1 1 (1.89%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.66%) SLA
2 1 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 34 (64.15%) Active Directory
2 16 (30.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (15.09%) Hyper-V
3 8 (15.09%) DFS Replication
4 7 (13.21%) VMware Server
5 6 (11.32%) XenApp
6 5 (9.43%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 3 (5.66%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (5.66%) Xen
8 2 (3.77%) vSphere
8 2 (3.77%) UAG
9 1 (1.89%) XenDesktop
9 1 (1.89%) VMware ESX
9 1 (1.89%) ISA Server
9 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (1.89%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 8 (15.09%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 5 (9.43%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 4 (7.55%) Tivoli
3 4 (7.55%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 4 (7.55%) SCOM
4 3 (5.66%) SCCM
4 3 (5.66%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
4 3 (5.66%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.89%) WSUS
5 1 (1.89%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 28 (52.83%) Microsoft
2 24 (45.28%) VMware
3 16 (30.19%) Symantec
4 15 (28.30%) Citrix
5 7 (13.21%) NetApp
6 6 (11.32%) IronPort
7 4 (7.55%) Apple
7 4 (7.55%) Mitel
7 4 (7.55%) IXOS
8 3 (5.66%) Cisco
8 3 (5.66%) IBM
8 3 (5.66%) HP
9 2 (3.77%) Riverbed
9 2 (3.77%) SolarWinds
10 1 (1.89%) Draytek
10 1 (1.89%) Reuters
10 1 (1.89%) Bloomberg
10 1 (1.89%) Remedy
10 1 (1.89%) McAfee
10 1 (1.89%) Sophos