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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 76 83 76
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -7
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 128 146 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.34% 2.27% 2.41%
As % of the Application Platforms category 12.84% 13.06% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 96 89
Average daily rate
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£350 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £158 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £275 £265
% change year-on-year
+5.45% +3.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 13 24
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £135.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% -85.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%
MS Exchange
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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
997 1118 1050
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 18.24% 17.37% 16.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 744 804 714
Average daily rate £400 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £229 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 21 38
Average hourly rate £17.58 £22.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.11% -26.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.60 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £67.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.89%

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 21 April 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 21 April 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 21 April 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 (69.51%) Active Directory
2 147 (65.92%) Windows
3 129 (57.85%) Microsoft
4 101 (45.29%) Exchange Server 2010
5 92 (41.26%) VMware
6 78 (34.98%) Windows Server 2008
7 61 (27.35%) Citrix
8 58 (26.01%) Windows 7
9 53 (23.77%) Finance
9 53 (23.77%) VMware Infrastructure
10 50 (22.42%) MS Office
11 45 (20.18%) Exchange Server 2007
12 43 (19.28%) Blackberry
13 42 (18.83%) Cisco
14 41 (18.39%) Migration
15 40 (17.94%) SAN
16 39 (17.49%) MS Excel
16 39 (17.49%) Windows Server 2012
17 38 (17.04%) Exchange Server 2013
17 38 (17.04%) Windows Server 2003
18 37 (16.59%) DNS
19 36 (16.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
20 35 (15.70%) ITIL
21 29 (13.00%) SharePoint
22 28 (12.56%) VPN
22 28 (12.56%) Microsoft Certification
22 28 (12.56%) Lync
22 28 (12.56%) vSphere
23 27 (12.11%) Windows XP
23 27 (12.11%) LAN

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

For the 6 months to 21 April 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
1 101 (45.29%) Exchange Server 2010
2 45 (20.18%) Exchange Server 2007
3 38 (17.04%) Exchange Server 2013
4 36 (16.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 29 (13.00%) SharePoint
6 28 (12.56%) Lync
7 24 (10.76%) Exchange Server 2003
8 9 (4.04%) IIS
9 7 (3.14%) Office Communications Server
10 3 (1.35%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (1.35%) IBM Notes
10 3 (1.35%) Lotus Domino
10 3 (1.35%) Apache
11 1 (0.45%) GroupWise
11 1 (0.45%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 50 (22.42%) MS Office
2 39 (17.49%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.35%) MS Project
4 2 (0.90%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.90%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.35%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.90%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 21 (9.42%) Office 365
2 10 (4.48%) Mimecast
3 5 (2.24%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.90%) PaaS
4 2 (0.90%) Google Apps
4 2 (0.90%) IaaS
5 1 (0.45%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.45%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (17.94%) SAN
2 37 (16.59%) DNS
3 28 (12.56%) VPN
4 27 (12.11%) LAN
5 23 (10.31%) Firewall
6 22 (9.87%) DHCP
7 15 (6.73%) WAN
8 13 (5.83%) VLAN
9 12 (5.38%) NAS
9 12 (5.38%) LDAP
9 12 (5.38%) Internet
10 11 (4.93%) TCP/IP
11 7 (3.14%) SMTP
12 5 (2.24%) VoIP
12 5 (2.24%) WLAN
12 5 (2.24%) MPLS
12 5 (2.24%) Wireless
12 5 (2.24%) Unified Communications
12 5 (2.24%) Cisco IOS
13 4 (1.79%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (11.21%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.45%) Oracle Exadata
3 1 (0.45%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.45%) MySQL
General
1 53 (23.77%) Finance
2 24 (10.76%) Banking
3 10 (4.48%) Advertising
4 9 (4.04%) Legal
5 8 (3.59%) Law
6 6 (2.69%) Back Office
7 5 (2.24%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.79%) Investment Banking
8 4 (1.79%) Marketing
9 3 (1.35%) Retail
9 3 (1.35%) Financial Institution
9 3 (1.35%) Publishing
10 1 (0.45%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.45%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 56 (25.11%) Analyst
2 32 (14.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 20 (8.97%) 2nd Line Support
3 20 (8.97%) Support Engineer
4 15 (6.73%) Consultant
5 13 (5.83%) Desktop Support
5 13 (5.83%) 3rd Line Support
5 13 (5.83%) Support Analyst
6 12 (5.38%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 11 (4.93%) Service Analyst
7 11 (4.93%) Messaging Analyst
8 10 (4.48%) Service Desk Analyst
9 9 (4.04%) 1st Line Support
9 9 (4.04%) Project Manager
10 8 (3.59%) Architect
10 8 (3.59%) Help Desk Analyst
10 8 (3.59%) Wintel Engineer
10 8 (3.59%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 7 (3.14%) Exchange Engineer
11 7 (3.14%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.69%) .NET
1 6 (2.69%) Application Packaging
2 4 (1.79%) SailPoint
3 2 (0.90%) Middleware
4 1 (0.45%) JSON
4 1 (0.45%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (0.45%) Web Services
4 1 (0.45%) XML
4 1 (0.45%) MAPI
4 1 (0.45%) SAML
4 1 (0.45%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 43 (19.28%) Blackberry
2 14 (6.28%) Clustering
3 8 (3.59%) Fat Client
3 8 (3.59%) Thin Client
3 8 (3.59%) Video Conferencing
3 8 (3.59%) iPhone
4 6 (2.69%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (2.69%) Replication
4 6 (2.69%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.24%) PDA
6 4 (1.79%) Celerra
6 4 (1.79%) Handset
6 4 (1.79%) CLARiiON
6 4 (1.79%) Enterprise Storage
7 3 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.35%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.90%) Hedge funds
8 2 (0.90%) Mobile Computing
8 2 (0.90%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.45%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 147 (65.92%) Windows
2 78 (34.98%) Windows Server 2008
3 58 (26.01%) Windows 7
4 39 (17.49%) Windows Server 2012
5 38 (17.04%) Windows Server 2003
6 27 (12.11%) Windows XP
7 17 (7.62%) Windows 8
8 16 (7.17%) Linux
9 14 (6.28%) Android
10 9 (4.04%) UNIX
10 9 (4.04%) Apple iOS
11 6 (2.69%) Mac OS X
11 6 (2.69%) Debian
12 3 (1.35%) Solaris
12 3 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.90%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.90%) Windows Vista
13 2 (0.90%) MVS
14 1 (0.45%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.45%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (18.39%) Migration
2 35 (15.70%) ITIL
3 18 (8.07%) Disaster Recovery
4 15 (6.73%) Project Management
5 14 (6.28%) Service Management
6 10 (4.48%) Business Continuity
7 8 (3.59%) Problem Management
8 7 (3.14%) Release Management
8 7 (3.14%) Asset Management
8 7 (3.14%) Service Delivery
9 6 (2.69%) Incident Management
9 6 (2.69%) Mobile Device Management
10 5 (2.24%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (2.24%) Information Security
10 5 (2.24%) Identity Management
10 5 (2.24%) PRINCE2
11 4 (1.79%) Validation
11 4 (1.79%) Change Management
11 4 (1.79%) Data Protection
11 4 (1.79%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 23 (10.31%) SQL
2 21 (9.42%) PowerShell
3 11 (4.93%) VBScript
4 4 (1.79%) C
4 4 (1.79%) C#
5 3 (1.35%) Perl
5 3 (1.35%) Shell Script
6 2 (0.90%) VB
7 1 (0.45%) VBA
7 1 (0.45%) Python
7 1 (0.45%) Java
7 1 (0.45%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 28 (12.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (10.31%) MCSE
3 13 (5.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 11 (4.93%) MCSA
5 9 (4.04%) Security Cleared
6 8 (3.59%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (3.59%) Degree
7 7 (3.14%) CCNP
7 7 (3.14%) CCNA
8 6 (2.69%) MCITP
9 5 (2.24%) SC Cleared
10 4 (1.79%) MCP
10 4 (1.79%) Citrix Certification
11 3 (1.35%) MCTS
11 3 (1.35%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.90%) CCEA
12 2 (0.90%) CCA
13 1 (0.45%) CISSP
13 1 (0.45%) CISA
13 1 (0.45%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.59%) SLA
2 4 (1.79%) QA
System Software
1 155 (69.51%) Active Directory
2 53 (23.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (12.56%) vSphere
4 23 (10.31%) Hyper-V
5 16 (7.17%) XenApp
6 11 (4.93%) Xen
7 8 (3.59%) VMware Server
8 6 (2.69%) VMware Workstation
8 6 (2.69%) Microsoft App-V
9 4 (1.79%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 4 (1.79%) VMware ESX
9 4 (1.79%) XenDesktop
10 3 (1.35%) DFS Replication
10 3 (1.35%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (1.35%) NLBS
10 3 (1.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 3 (1.35%) Oracle RAC
11 2 (0.90%) Terminal Services
11 2 (0.90%) ISA Server
11 2 (0.90%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 23 (10.31%) SCCM
2 10 (4.48%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 8 (3.59%) WSUS
4 4 (1.79%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 3 (1.35%) Data Guard
5 3 (1.35%) Backup Exec
5 3 (1.35%) SCOM
5 3 (1.35%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 2 (0.90%) ARCserve
6 2 (0.90%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.45%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.45%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.45%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.45%) SCSM
7 1 (0.45%) vMotion
Vendors
1 129 (57.85%) Microsoft
2 92 (41.26%) VMware
3 61 (27.35%) Citrix
4 42 (18.83%) Cisco
5 23 (10.31%) NetApp
6 17 (7.62%) Symantec
7 16 (7.17%) HP
8 15 (6.73%) EMC
9 9 (4.04%) Red Hat
9 9 (4.04%) McAfee
9 9 (4.04%) Dell
9 9 (4.04%) MobileIron
10 8 (3.59%) Oracle
10 8 (3.59%) AppSense
11 7 (3.14%) Apple
12 5 (2.24%) Lotus
12 5 (2.24%) IBM
13 4 (1.79%) Sun
13 4 (1.79%) Reuters
13 4 (1.79%) Bloomberg
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