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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 109 87 85
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -2
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 99 120 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.74% 2.10% 2.23%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.96% 12.11% 13.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 85 100
Average daily rate
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£375 £274 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.11% -22.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £147 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £428 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £285 £300
% change year-on-year
+0.87% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 19
Average hourly rate £13.88 £18.70 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.80% -16.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.10 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.10 £27.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.16 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+10.72% -6.06%
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
994 991 1124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 17.49% 17.32% 15.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 744 676 787
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 16 55
Average hourly rate £17.00 £20.50 £26.74
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.07% -23.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.22 £12.95 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.10 £42.71 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £16.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -17.50%

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 7 July 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
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 7 July 2015.

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 7 July 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.

1 164 (75.23%) Active Directory
2 147 (67.43%) Windows
3 134 (61.47%) Microsoft
4 89 (40.83%) Exchange Server 2010
5 87 (39.91%) VMware
6 77 (35.32%) Windows Server 2008
7 61 (27.98%) Finance
8 58 (26.61%) Citrix
9 49 (22.48%) ITIL
10 47 (21.56%) Cisco
11 45 (20.64%) MS Office
11 45 (20.64%) VMware Infrastructure
11 45 (20.64%) Windows Server 2012
12 44 (20.18%) Windows 7
12 44 (20.18%) MS Excel
13 39 (17.89%) Blackberry
14 38 (17.43%) Windows Server 2003
15 37 (16.97%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 36 (16.51%) DNS
17 33 (15.14%) SAN
18 31 (14.22%) LAN
19 30 (13.76%) Migration
19 30 (13.76%) SQL Server
19 30 (13.76%) Exchange Server 2007
20 29 (13.30%) Exchange Server 2013
21 28 (12.84%) Lync
21 28 (12.84%) SharePoint
22 26 (11.93%) Firewall
22 26 (11.93%) Exchange Server 2003
23 24 (11.01%) vSphere

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

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 89 (40.83%) Exchange Server 2010
2 37 (16.97%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 30 (13.76%) Exchange Server 2007
4 29 (13.30%) Exchange Server 2013
5 28 (12.84%) Lync
5 28 (12.84%) SharePoint
6 26 (11.93%) Exchange Server 2003
7 14 (6.42%) IIS
8 6 (2.75%) Office Communications Server
9 4 (1.83%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (1.83%) IBM Notes
10 2 (0.92%) Lotus Domino
10 2 (0.92%) Apache
10 2 (0.92%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.46%) GroupWise
11 1 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 45 (20.64%) MS Office
2 44 (20.18%) MS Excel
3 5 (2.29%) MS Project
4 2 (0.92%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.92%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.46%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.38%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.92%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.50%) Office 365
2 7 (3.21%) Mimecast
3 5 (2.29%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.38%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.38%) PaaS
4 3 (1.38%) IaaS
5 2 (0.92%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 36 (16.51%) DNS
2 33 (15.14%) SAN
3 31 (14.22%) LAN
4 26 (11.93%) Firewall
5 24 (11.01%) VPN
6 23 (10.55%) WAN
6 23 (10.55%) DHCP
7 16 (7.34%) LDAP
7 16 (7.34%) NAS
8 14 (6.42%) TCP/IP
9 10 (4.59%) Internet
9 10 (4.59%) MPLS
10 9 (4.13%) BIG-IP
10 9 (4.13%) VLAN
11 8 (3.67%) DSL
12 7 (3.21%) Cisco IOS
13 5 (2.29%) VoIP
14 4 (1.83%) FTP
14 4 (1.83%) Wireless
14 4 (1.83%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (13.76%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.83%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (0.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.46%) Oracle Exadata
4 1 (0.46%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.46%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 61 (27.98%) Finance
2 15 (6.88%) Banking
3 9 (4.13%) Advertising
4 8 (3.67%) Legal
5 6 (2.75%) Law
5 6 (2.75%) Back Office
6 3 (1.38%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.38%) Marketing
6 3 (1.38%) Retail
7 2 (0.92%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.46%) Front Office
8 1 (0.46%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.46%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.46%) Local Government
8 1 (0.46%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 59 (27.06%) Analyst
2 31 (14.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 15 (6.88%) Support Engineer
3 15 (6.88%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 12 (5.50%) 2nd Line Support
4 12 (5.50%) 3rd Line Support
5 11 (5.05%) Wintel Engineer
6 10 (4.59%) Server Engineer
7 9 (4.13%) 1st Line Support
7 9 (4.13%) Service Analyst
7 9 (4.13%) Architect
7 9 (4.13%) Project Manager
7 9 (4.13%) Desktop Support
8 8 (3.67%) Business Analyst
8 8 (3.67%) Administrator
8 8 (3.67%) Help Desk Analyst
8 8 (3.67%) Service Desk Analyst
9 7 (3.21%) Support Analyst
9 7 (3.21%) Systems Engineer
9 7 (3.21%) Exchange Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.29%) Middleware
2 4 (1.83%) .NET
3 3 (1.38%) Web Services
4 2 (0.92%) XML
4 2 (0.92%) FIX Protocol
4 2 (0.92%) HTML
4 2 (0.92%) SailPoint
5 1 (0.46%) Software Packaging
5 1 (0.46%) MAPI
5 1 (0.46%) SAML
5 1 (0.46%) COM
5 1 (0.46%) JSON
5 1 (0.46%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 39 (17.89%) Blackberry
2 17 (7.80%) Data Centre
3 15 (6.88%) Clustering
4 12 (5.50%) Video Conferencing
5 8 (3.67%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (3.21%) iPhone
7 5 (2.29%) PKI
8 4 (1.83%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.83%) Fat Client
8 4 (1.83%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.83%) Thin Client
8 4 (1.83%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.38%) Replication
9 3 (1.38%) CLARiiON
10 2 (0.92%) Equities
10 2 (0.92%) Handset
10 2 (0.92%) Celerra
10 2 (0.92%) PDA
10 2 (0.92%) Enterprise Storage
10 2 (0.92%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 147 (67.43%) Windows
2 77 (35.32%) Windows Server 2008
3 45 (20.64%) Windows Server 2012
4 44 (20.18%) Windows 7
5 38 (17.43%) Windows Server 2003
6 21 (9.63%) Linux
7 15 (6.88%) Windows XP
8 14 (6.42%) Android
9 13 (5.96%) Windows 8
10 9 (4.13%) Apple iOS
11 8 (3.67%) Debian
12 6 (2.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 4 (1.83%) Windows 2000 Server
14 3 (1.38%) UNIX
14 3 (1.38%) Data ONTAP
15 2 (0.92%) Mac OS
15 2 (0.92%) Windows Vista
15 2 (0.92%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.92%) Solaris
16 1 (0.46%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (22.48%) ITIL
2 30 (13.76%) Migration
3 22 (10.09%) Service Management
4 19 (8.72%) Disaster Recovery
4 19 (8.72%) Project Management
5 12 (5.50%) Business Continuity
6 10 (4.59%) Problem Management
7 9 (4.13%) Service Delivery
8 8 (3.67%) BCP
8 8 (3.67%) Validation
8 8 (3.67%) Performance Management
8 8 (3.67%) Business Continuity Planning
9 6 (2.75%) Data Protection
9 6 (2.75%) Asset Management
9 6 (2.75%) ITSM
10 5 (2.29%) PRINCE2
10 5 (2.29%) Incident Management
10 5 (2.29%) Information Security
10 5 (2.29%) Capacity Planning
10 5 (2.29%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (9.17%) SQL
2 17 (7.80%) PowerShell
3 5 (2.29%) VBScript
3 5 (2.29%) C
4 4 (1.83%) Perl
5 3 (1.38%) Shell Script
6 2 (0.92%) C#
6 2 (0.92%) VB
7 1 (0.46%) Python
7 1 (0.46%) Java
7 1 (0.46%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.46%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 23 (10.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (9.17%) MCSE
3 13 (5.96%) MCSA
3 13 (5.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 9 (4.13%) Degree
4 9 (4.13%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (3.67%) CCNA
6 6 (2.75%) MCP
6 6 (2.75%) CCNP
6 6 (2.75%) MCITP
7 4 (1.83%) SC Cleared
7 4 (1.83%) Security Cleared
8 3 (1.38%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (1.38%) MCTS
9 2 (0.92%) CCA
9 2 (0.92%) Citrix Certification
9 2 (0.92%) CCEA
9 2 (0.92%) VCAP
10 1 (0.46%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.46%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.05%) SLA
2 2 (0.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (0.92%) QA
System Software
1 164 (75.23%) Active Directory
2 45 (20.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (11.01%) vSphere
4 19 (8.72%) XenApp
5 15 (6.88%) Hyper-V
6 8 (3.67%) NLBS
7 7 (3.21%) Xen
7 7 (3.21%) VMware Server
8 6 (2.75%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (1.83%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (1.38%) NFS
10 3 (1.38%) VMware ESX
10 3 (1.38%) Oracle RAC
11 2 (0.92%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 2 (0.92%) vCloud
12 1 (0.46%) UAG
12 1 (0.46%) XenServer
12 1 (0.46%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.46%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 1 (0.46%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 22 (10.09%) SCCM
2 12 (5.50%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 12 (5.50%) WSUS
3 8 (3.67%) NetBackup
4 7 (3.21%) SCOM
4 7 (3.21%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (1.38%) SCSM
5 3 (1.38%) Data Guard
6 2 (0.92%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 2 (0.92%) ARCserve
6 2 (0.92%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 2 (0.92%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.46%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.46%) SnapVault
7 1 (0.46%) OPNET
7 1 (0.46%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.46%) Nagios
7 1 (0.46%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 134 (61.47%) Microsoft
2 87 (39.91%) VMware
3 58 (26.61%) Citrix
4 47 (21.56%) Cisco
5 18 (8.26%) HP
6 17 (7.80%) Symantec
7 13 (5.96%) McAfee
8 12 (5.50%) Red Hat
9 11 (5.05%) CheckPoint
9 11 (5.05%) NetApp
10 9 (4.13%) Oracle
11 8 (3.67%) EMC
12 5 (2.29%) Apple
12 5 (2.29%) Dell
12 5 (2.29%) MobileIron
12 5 (2.29%) Lotus
13 4 (1.83%) Altiris
13 4 (1.83%) Juniper
14 3 (1.38%) CommVault
14 3 (1.38%) Avaya
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