The table below looks at the statistics 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 23 January 2015 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 96 92 76
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -16
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 99 116 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.95% 1.93% 2.23%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.30% 11.19% 12.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 74 54
Average daily rate
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£375 £301 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.79% -14.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £166 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £471
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £295
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -6.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 11 25
Average hourly rate £14.68 £14.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.20% -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.01 £25.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.25 £17.88
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -9.11%
MS Exchange
London

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
876 1037 994
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 17.28% 17.24% 17.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 644 725 698
Average daily rate £413 £401 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.99% +0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £258 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 22 41
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £41.53 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.38 £18.40
% change year-on-year
-2.04% -0.13%

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 23 January 2015.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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.

1 155 (66.81%) Windows
2 141 (60.78%) Active Directory
3 129 (55.60%) Microsoft
4 118 (50.86%) Exchange Server 2010
5 97 (41.81%) VMware
6 87 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 63 (27.16%) Windows 7
8 61 (26.29%) MS Office
9 58 (25.00%) Citrix
10 56 (24.14%) VMware Infrastructure
10 56 (24.14%) Exchange Server 2007
11 55 (23.71%) Blackberry
12 52 (22.41%) Finance
13 46 (19.83%) Windows Server 2003
14 45 (19.40%) SAN
15 43 (18.53%) Migration
16 41 (17.67%) DNS
17 40 (17.24%) Cisco
18 39 (16.81%) Windows XP
19 38 (16.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
20 35 (15.09%) Banking
21 34 (14.66%) Exchange Server 2013
22 33 (14.22%) SQL
23 32 (13.79%) SharePoint
24 30 (12.93%) DHCP
24 30 (12.93%) PowerShell
24 30 (12.93%) Lync
25 29 (12.50%) ITIL
26 28 (12.07%) Microsoft Certification
26 28 (12.07%) Exchange Server 2003

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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
1 118 (50.86%) Exchange Server 2010
2 56 (24.14%) Exchange Server 2007
3 38 (16.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 34 (14.66%) Exchange Server 2013
5 32 (13.79%) SharePoint
6 30 (12.93%) Lync
7 28 (12.07%) Exchange Server 2003
8 11 (4.74%) IIS
9 9 (3.88%) Office Communications Server
10 4 (1.72%) Exchange Server 5.5
10 4 (1.72%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (1.29%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (1.29%) WebSphere
11 3 (1.29%) Apache
11 3 (1.29%) Tomcat
11 3 (1.29%) IBM Notes
12 2 (0.86%) Lotus Domino
13 1 (0.43%) WorkSite
13 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 61 (26.29%) MS Office
2 27 (11.64%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.43%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.43%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.29%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.43%) ReMetrica
2 1 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 25 (10.78%) Office 365
2 6 (2.59%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.29%) IaaS
4 3 (1.29%) PaaS
5 2 (0.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 45 (19.40%) SAN
2 41 (17.67%) DNS
3 30 (12.93%) DHCP
4 28 (12.07%) Firewall
5 22 (9.48%) LAN
6 21 (9.05%) VPN
7 17 (7.33%) WAN
8 16 (6.90%) TCP/IP
8 16 (6.90%) VLAN
9 13 (5.60%) LDAP
10 9 (3.88%) Unified Communications
10 9 (3.88%) SMTP
11 8 (3.45%) NAS
12 7 (3.02%) SNMP
12 7 (3.02%) Kerberos
12 7 (3.02%) VoIP
12 7 (3.02%) WLAN
13 6 (2.59%) Wireless
13 6 (2.59%) NetScaler
14 5 (2.16%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (8.62%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.72%) MySQL
2 4 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.43%) MS Access
General
1 52 (22.41%) Finance
2 35 (15.09%) Banking
3 12 (5.17%) Investment Banking
4 10 (4.31%) Law
4 10 (4.31%) Legal
5 8 (3.45%) Retail
6 5 (2.16%) Financial Institution
6 5 (2.16%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.72%) Marketing
7 4 (1.72%) Publishing
7 4 (1.72%) Back Office
8 3 (1.29%) Advertising
9 1 (0.43%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.43%) Front Office
9 1 (0.43%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 66 (28.45%) Analyst
2 28 (12.07%) Support Analyst
3 23 (9.91%) Desktop Support
4 20 (8.62%) Support Engineer
5 18 (7.76%) 2nd Line Support
6 17 (7.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 16 (6.90%) Service Analyst
8 14 (6.03%) Consultant
8 14 (6.03%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 14 (6.03%) 3rd Line Support
8 14 (6.03%) Administrator
8 14 (6.03%) Service Desk Analyst
9 12 (5.17%) Architect
9 12 (5.17%) Messaging Analyst
10 10 (4.31%) Exchange Engineer
11 9 (3.88%) Desktop Engineer
12 8 (3.45%) Systems Administrator
12 8 (3.45%) Server Engineer
12 8 (3.45%) Messaging Engineer
12 8 (3.45%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.59%) Application Packaging
2 5 (2.16%) Middleware
3 4 (1.72%) .NET
4 3 (1.29%) SailPoint
4 3 (1.29%) LAMP
5 1 (0.43%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 55 (23.71%) Blackberry
2 14 (6.03%) Clustering
3 10 (4.31%) Thin Client
3 10 (4.31%) Fat Client
3 10 (4.31%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (3.45%) Replication
4 8 (3.45%) Management Information System
5 7 (3.02%) iPhone
6 5 (2.16%) PDA
7 4 (1.72%) Handset
7 4 (1.72%) iPad
8 3 (1.29%) Celerra
8 3 (1.29%) CLARiiON
9 2 (0.86%) NHS
9 2 (0.86%) CESG
9 2 (0.86%) Enterprise Storage
9 2 (0.86%) Mobile Computing
10 1 (0.43%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.43%) Performance Metrics
10 1 (0.43%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 155 (66.81%) Windows
2 87 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 63 (27.16%) Windows 7
4 46 (19.83%) Windows Server 2003
5 39 (16.81%) Windows XP
6 26 (11.21%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (6.03%) Linux
8 13 (5.60%) Windows 8
9 8 (3.45%) UNIX
10 7 (3.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (3.02%) Android
11 5 (2.16%) Mac OS X
12 3 (1.29%) Windows Vista
12 3 (1.29%) Windows Mobile
13 2 (0.86%) MVS
13 2 (0.86%) Solaris
14 1 (0.43%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.43%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.43%) CentOS
14 1 (0.43%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (18.53%) Migration
2 29 (12.50%) ITIL
3 14 (6.03%) Disaster Recovery
4 10 (4.31%) Asset Management
5 8 (3.45%) Business Continuity
6 7 (3.02%) Project Management
7 6 (2.59%) Incident Management
7 6 (2.59%) Problem Management
8 5 (2.16%) Information Security
9 4 (1.72%) CRM
9 4 (1.72%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (1.72%) Service Delivery
9 4 (1.72%) Service Management
9 4 (1.72%) Data Protection
9 4 (1.72%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (1.29%) Mentoring
10 3 (1.29%) Capacity Planning
10 3 (1.29%) Release Management
10 3 (1.29%) Investment Management
10 3 (1.29%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (14.22%) SQL
2 30 (12.93%) PowerShell
3 9 (3.88%) VBScript
4 3 (1.29%) C
4 3 (1.29%) C#
5 2 (0.86%) Perl
5 2 (0.86%) VB
5 2 (0.86%) VBA
6 1 (0.43%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 28 (12.07%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (6.90%) MCSE
3 15 (6.47%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (5.60%) CCNA
5 11 (4.74%) Security Cleared
6 9 (3.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 7 (3.02%) MCITP
8 6 (2.59%) CCNP
8 6 (2.59%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (2.59%) Citrix Certification
9 4 (1.72%) MCP
9 4 (1.72%) MCSA
9 4 (1.72%) CCA
9 4 (1.72%) SC Cleared
10 3 (1.29%) RHCT
10 3 (1.29%) RHCE
10 3 (1.29%) A+ Certification
11 2 (0.86%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 1 (0.43%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.59%) SLA
2 3 (1.29%) QA
3 1 (0.43%) COBIT
3 1 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.43%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 141 (60.78%) Active Directory
2 56 (24.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (10.78%) Hyper-V
4 23 (9.91%) vSphere
5 20 (8.62%) XenApp
6 11 (4.74%) Xen
7 10 (4.31%) VMware Server
8 8 (3.45%) VMware ESX
8 8 (3.45%) DFS Replication
9 7 (3.02%) VMware Workstation
10 6 (2.59%) XenDesktop
11 5 (2.16%) Microsoft App-V
12 4 (1.72%) NFS
12 4 (1.72%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 2 (0.86%) Terminal Services
13 2 (0.86%) NLBS
13 2 (0.86%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 2 (0.86%) VMware ESXi
13 2 (0.86%) Forefront TMG
13 2 (0.86%) UAG
Systems Management
1 22 (9.48%) SCCM
2 14 (6.03%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 8 (3.45%) SCOM
3 8 (3.45%) WSUS
4 5 (2.16%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 5 (2.16%) Backup Exec
5 4 (1.72%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 4 (1.72%) Tivoli
5 4 (1.72%) SCVMM
6 3 (1.29%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 3 (1.29%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (1.29%) Nagios
6 3 (1.29%) MIMEsweeper
6 3 (1.29%) MAILsweeper
7 2 (0.86%) Tivoli Identity Manager
7 2 (0.86%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (0.86%) SCDPM
8 1 (0.43%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.43%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 129 (55.60%) Microsoft
2 97 (41.81%) VMware
3 58 (25.00%) Citrix
4 40 (17.24%) Cisco
5 26 (11.21%) NetApp
6 25 (10.78%) HP
7 24 (10.34%) Symantec
8 16 (6.90%) EMC
9 10 (4.31%) AppSense
10 9 (3.88%) McAfee
10 9 (3.88%) Dell
11 8 (3.45%) SolarWinds
12 7 (3.02%) IronPort
12 7 (3.02%) Apple
13 6 (2.59%) IBM
13 6 (2.59%) Oracle
13 6 (2.59%) Red Hat
13 6 (2.59%) CheckPoint
14 5 (2.16%) MobileIron
14 5 (2.16%) Mitel
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