The first table below looks at the demand for MS Exchange 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 MS Exchange over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the City of London region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 83 75 91
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +16
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 147 150 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.28% 2.41% 1.93%
As % of the Application Platforms category 13.39% 14.58% 13.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 89 70
Average daily rate £300 £350 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -5.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £205 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £265 £260
% change year-on-year
+3.77% +1.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 24 19
Average hourly rate £19.00 £135.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-85.92% +610.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £20.95 £12.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.30 £135.00 £22.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +2.94%
Application Platforms Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
1098 1029 1173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 17.01% 16.51% 14.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 792 698 753
Average daily rate £385 £400 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.75% -1.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £248 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 38 39
Average hourly rate £22.00 £30.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.50 £135.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
MS Exchange
London

MS Exchange
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

MS Exchange Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

MS Exchange
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 MS Exchange across the City of London region.

MS Exchange Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

MS Exchange
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Exchange across the City of London region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

MS Exchange Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

MS Exchange
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 MS Exchange across the City of London region.

MS Exchange Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

MS Exchange
Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Exchange across the City of London region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

MS Exchange Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing MS Exchange 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 MS Exchange.

1 196 (73.96%) Windows
2 176 (66.42%) Active Directory
3 154 (58.11%) Microsoft
4 146 (55.09%) Exchange Server 2010
5 105 (39.62%) VMware
6 97 (36.60%) Windows Server 2008
7 72 (27.17%) Cisco
8 71 (26.79%) Windows 7
9 69 (26.04%) Windows Server 2003
10 68 (25.66%) Citrix
11 66 (24.91%) Blackberry
11 66 (24.91%) Exchange Server 2007
12 65 (24.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 63 (23.77%) VMware Infrastructure
14 62 (23.40%) Exchange Server 2003
15 53 (20.00%) Migration
16 49 (18.49%) MS Office
17 47 (17.74%) ITIL
18 45 (16.98%) DNS
18 45 (16.98%) Windows XP
18 45 (16.98%) Microsoft Certification
19 44 (16.60%) Finance
20 37 (13.96%) Firewall
20 37 (13.96%) SQL Server
21 36 (13.58%) MCSE
22 35 (13.21%) MS Excel
22 35 (13.21%) SQL
23 34 (12.83%) XenApp
23 34 (12.83%) Exchange Server 2013
24 32 (12.08%) SharePoint

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing MS Exchange 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 MS Exchange. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 146 (55.09%) Exchange Server 2010
2 66 (24.91%) Exchange Server 2007
3 65 (24.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 62 (23.40%) Exchange Server 2003
5 34 (12.83%) Exchange Server 2013
6 32 (12.08%) SharePoint
7 29 (10.94%) Lync
8 16 (6.04%) IIS
9 13 (4.91%) IBM Notes
10 8 (3.02%) Lotus Domino
10 8 (3.02%) SharePoint 2010
11 5 (1.89%) Office Communications Server
12 2 (0.75%) Exchange Server 5.5
12 2 (0.75%) SharePoint Server
13 1 (0.38%) WebSphere
13 1 (0.38%) Tomcat
13 1 (0.38%) WebLogic
Applications
1 49 (18.49%) MS Office
2 35 (13.21%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.75%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.75%) Adobe Captivate
4 1 (0.38%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.13%) Agresso
2 2 (0.75%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 14 (5.28%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 45 (16.98%) DNS
2 37 (13.96%) Firewall
3 32 (12.08%) DHCP
4 30 (11.32%) TCP/IP
5 29 (10.94%) SAN
6 27 (10.19%) WAN
7 18 (6.79%) Cisco ASA
8 17 (6.42%) LAN
9 13 (4.91%) VPN
10 12 (4.53%) IP Telephony
10 12 (4.53%) SMTP
11 11 (4.15%) VoIP
11 11 (4.15%) Internet
12 10 (3.77%) Unified Communications
13 6 (2.26%) NetScreen
14 5 (1.89%) Wireless
15 4 (1.51%) Wi-Fi
15 4 (1.51%) MPLS
16 3 (1.13%) iSCSI
16 3 (1.13%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (13.96%) SQL Server
2 14 (5.28%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (3.02%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (1.13%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (1.13%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.75%) EDRMS
5 2 (0.75%) MS Access
5 2 (0.75%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.38%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.38%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.38%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.38%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.38%) MySQL
6 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 44 (16.60%) Finance
2 23 (8.68%) Banking
3 16 (6.04%) Law
4 9 (3.40%) Legal
5 8 (3.02%) Back Office
6 3 (1.13%) Retail
6 3 (1.13%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.75%) Front Office
7 2 (0.75%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.75%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.75%) French Language
8 1 (0.38%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.38%) Japanese Language
8 1 (0.38%) Russian Language
8 1 (0.38%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.38%) Marketing
8 1 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.38%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.38%) Automotive
8 1 (0.38%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 53 (20.00%) Analyst
2 28 (10.57%) Support Engineer
3 19 (7.17%) Consultant
4 18 (6.79%) Desktop Support
5 17 (6.42%) 3rd Line Support
5 17 (6.42%) Service Analyst
5 17 (6.42%) Service Desk Analyst
6 16 (6.04%) Support Analyst
7 14 (5.28%) 2nd Line Support
8 13 (4.91%) Messaging Engineer
9 12 (4.53%) 1st Line Support
9 12 (4.53%) Systems Engineer
9 12 (4.53%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 12 (4.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 11 (4.15%) Architect
10 11 (4.15%) Administrator
11 10 (3.77%) Project Manager
11 10 (3.77%) IT Support
12 8 (3.02%) Desktop Support Analyst
12 8 (3.02%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.51%) XMPP
2 3 (1.13%) .NET
2 3 (1.13%) Web Services
3 2 (0.75%) Middleware
4 1 (0.38%) WPF
4 1 (0.38%) WSH
4 1 (0.38%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 66 (24.91%) Blackberry
2 20 (7.55%) Clustering
3 17 (6.42%) iPhone
4 11 (4.15%) Management Information System
5 10 (3.77%) EqualLogic
6 7 (2.64%) Fat Client
6 7 (2.64%) Thin Client
7 6 (2.26%) Client/Server
7 6 (2.26%) Video Conferencing
8 5 (1.89%) iPad
9 4 (1.51%) Replication
10 3 (1.13%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (1.13%) PKI
10 3 (1.13%) GIS
11 2 (0.75%) Handset
11 2 (0.75%) Smartphone
11 2 (0.75%) Mobile Computing
12 1 (0.38%) Hedge funds
12 1 (0.38%) LPAR
12 1 (0.38%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 196 (73.96%) Windows
2 97 (36.60%) Windows Server 2008
3 71 (26.79%) Windows 7
4 69 (26.04%) Windows Server 2003
5 45 (16.98%) Windows XP
6 18 (6.79%) Windows Server 2012
7 16 (6.04%) Android
8 13 (4.91%) Windows Mobile
9 11 (4.15%) Windows 8
10 9 (3.40%) Linux
11 7 (2.64%) Mac OS X
12 6 (2.26%) Apple iOS
13 4 (1.51%) UNIX
13 4 (1.51%) Solaris
14 3 (1.13%) Windows Vista
15 2 (0.75%) Windows 2000
15 2 (0.75%) AIX
16 1 (0.38%) Mac OS
16 1 (0.38%) Windows 2000 Server
16 1 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (20.00%) Migration
2 47 (17.74%) ITIL
3 16 (6.04%) Service Management
4 15 (5.66%) Disaster Recovery
5 9 (3.40%) BCP
6 8 (3.02%) Business Continuity
6 8 (3.02%) Information Security
6 8 (3.02%) Service Delivery
6 8 (3.02%) Server Monitoring
7 7 (2.64%) Mobile Device Management
7 7 (2.64%) Project Management
8 6 (2.26%) Risk Management
8 6 (2.26%) ITSM
8 6 (2.26%) TOGAF
8 6 (2.26%) Asset Management
8 6 (2.26%) Data Migration
9 5 (1.89%) PRINCE
9 5 (1.89%) Change Management
10 4 (1.51%) CRM
10 4 (1.51%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (13.21%) SQL
2 21 (7.92%) PowerShell
3 10 (3.77%) VB
4 9 (3.40%) VBScript
5 5 (1.89%) C
6 4 (1.51%) LotusScript
7 1 (0.38%) C#
7 1 (0.38%) Java
7 1 (0.38%) Perl
Qualifications
1 45 (16.98%) Microsoft Certification
2 36 (13.58%) MCSE
3 14 (5.28%) MCITP
3 14 (5.28%) Security Cleared
4 11 (4.15%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (3.40%) SC Cleared
6 7 (2.64%) MCP
6 7 (2.64%) CCNP
7 5 (1.89%) MCSA
8 4 (1.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (1.51%) CCA
8 4 (1.51%) Citrix Certification
8 4 (1.51%) CCNA
8 4 (1.51%) DV Cleared
9 3 (1.13%) Degree
10 2 (0.75%) MCTS
10 2 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (0.38%) CTC Cleared
11 1 (0.38%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.26%) SLA
1 6 (2.26%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.38%) COBIT
System Software
1 176 (66.42%) Active Directory
2 63 (23.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (12.83%) XenApp
4 23 (8.68%) Hyper-V
5 22 (8.30%) vSphere
6 17 (6.42%) VMware ESX
7 15 (5.66%) XenDesktop
8 7 (2.64%) ISA Server
9 6 (2.26%) UAG
10 5 (1.89%) XenServer
11 4 (1.51%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 4 (1.51%) VMware ESXi
12 3 (1.13%) Microsoft App-V
13 2 (0.75%) Terminal Server
13 2 (0.75%) Xen
13 2 (0.75%) NLBS
13 2 (0.75%) Oracle RAC
13 2 (0.75%) VMware Server
13 2 (0.75%) Postfix
14 1 (0.38%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 27 (10.19%) SCCM
2 18 (6.79%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 15 (5.66%) SCOM
4 8 (3.02%) MAILsweeper
5 5 (1.89%) WSUS
6 4 (1.51%) MIMEsweeper
6 4 (1.51%) EMC NetWorker
7 3 (1.13%) Backup Exec
8 2 (0.75%) HP NNM
8 2 (0.75%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (0.75%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 2 (0.75%) Cisco CUCM
8 2 (0.75%) HP SIM
9 1 (0.38%) SCSM
9 1 (0.38%) OpenAM
9 1 (0.38%) OpenView
9 1 (0.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.38%) ARCserve
9 1 (0.38%) OVSD
9 1 (0.38%) DameWare
Vendors
1 154 (58.11%) Microsoft
2 105 (39.62%) VMware
3 72 (27.17%) Cisco
4 68 (25.66%) Citrix
5 29 (10.94%) Symantec
6 27 (10.19%) HP
7 25 (9.43%) Dell
8 22 (8.30%) Clearswift
9 19 (7.17%) NetApp
10 16 (6.04%) Apple
11 14 (5.28%) Lotus
11 14 (5.28%) EMC
12 13 (4.91%) RightFax
13 12 (4.53%) LANDesk
13 12 (4.53%) SonicWALL
14 11 (4.15%) Juniper
15 10 (3.77%) CheckPoint
15 10 (3.77%) IBM
16 9 (3.40%) McAfee
17 8 (3.02%) Open Text
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