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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 122 94 89
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -5
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 91 108 158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.57% 1.87% 2.23%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.79% 11.15% 13.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 77 101
Average daily rate
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£375 £274 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.11% -27.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £148 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £288
% change year-on-year
- +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 15
Average hourly rate £15.75 £14.06 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -27.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £11.50 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.10 £18.95 £24.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.66 £15.00 £17.23
% change year-on-year
+11.08% -12.91%
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
1035 969 1158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 17.81% 16.80% 16.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 785 660 792
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £230 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 25 53
Average hourly rate £17.98 £17.00 £22.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% -25.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £27.15 £59.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+26.47% -10.52%

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 3 August 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 3 August 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 3 August 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.

1 162 (74.31%) Active Directory
2 150 (68.81%) Windows
3 137 (62.84%) Microsoft
4 86 (39.45%) Exchange Server 2010
5 83 (38.07%) VMware
6 80 (36.70%) Windows Server 2008
7 62 (28.44%) Finance
8 58 (26.61%) Citrix
9 53 (24.31%) ITIL
10 50 (22.94%) MS Office
11 48 (22.02%) MS Excel
12 47 (21.56%) Windows Server 2012
13 46 (21.10%) VMware Infrastructure
14 45 (20.64%) Windows 7
15 44 (20.18%) Cisco
16 39 (17.89%) Blackberry
17 38 (17.43%) Windows Server 2003
18 37 (16.97%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
19 35 (16.06%) DNS
20 33 (15.14%) LAN
21 31 (14.22%) Migration
22 30 (13.76%) SAN
23 28 (12.84%) Lync
24 27 (12.39%) SharePoint
24 27 (12.39%) SQL Server
24 27 (12.39%) Firewall
25 25 (11.47%) SQL
25 25 (11.47%) WAN
25 25 (11.47%) Exchange Server 2007
25 25 (11.47%) Exchange Server 2013

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

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 86 (39.45%) Exchange Server 2010
2 37 (16.97%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 28 (12.84%) Lync
4 27 (12.39%) SharePoint
5 25 (11.47%) Exchange Server 2007
5 25 (11.47%) Exchange Server 2013
6 24 (11.01%) Exchange Server 2003
7 13 (5.96%) IIS
8 4 (1.83%) IBM Notes
8 4 (1.83%) Office Communications Server
8 4 (1.83%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.92%) Lotus Domino
9 2 (0.92%) Apache
10 1 (0.46%) GroupWise
10 1 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2000
10 1 (0.46%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 50 (22.94%) MS Office
2 48 (22.02%) MS Excel
3 6 (2.75%) 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 13 (5.96%) Office 365
2 5 (2.29%) Mimecast
3 3 (1.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.38%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.92%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.46%) PaaS
5 1 (0.46%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (16.06%) DNS
2 33 (15.14%) LAN
3 30 (13.76%) SAN
4 27 (12.39%) Firewall
5 25 (11.47%) WAN
6 24 (11.01%) DHCP
7 20 (9.17%) VPN
8 16 (7.34%) TCP/IP
9 14 (6.42%) NAS
10 13 (5.96%) LDAP
11 11 (5.05%) BIG-IP
11 11 (5.05%) MPLS
12 10 (4.59%) DSL
13 9 (4.13%) Internet
14 7 (3.21%) Cisco IOS
15 6 (2.75%) VLAN
15 6 (2.75%) FTP
15 6 (2.75%) VoIP
16 4 (1.83%) Wireless
16 4 (1.83%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (12.39%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (0.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.46%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.46%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 62 (28.44%) Finance
2 14 (6.42%) Banking
3 9 (4.13%) Law
4 8 (3.67%) Legal
5 7 (3.21%) Back Office
5 7 (3.21%) Advertising
6 3 (1.38%) Retail
6 3 (1.38%) Marketing
6 3 (1.38%) German Language
6 3 (1.38%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.92%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.46%) Front Office
8 1 (0.46%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.46%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 56 (25.69%) Analyst
2 35 (16.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 15 (6.88%) Support Engineer
4 14 (6.42%) 2nd Line Support
5 13 (5.96%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 13 (5.96%) 3rd Line Support
6 10 (4.59%) Project Manager
6 10 (4.59%) Server Engineer
6 10 (4.59%) Wintel Engineer
7 9 (4.13%) 1st Line Support
8 8 (3.67%) Help Desk Analyst
8 8 (3.67%) Business Analyst
8 8 (3.67%) Desktop Support
8 8 (3.67%) Messaging Engineer
9 7 (3.21%) Exchange Engineer
9 7 (3.21%) Support Analyst
9 7 (3.21%) Service Analyst
9 7 (3.21%) Messaging Specialist
9 7 (3.21%) Administrator
10 6 (2.75%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.29%) Middleware
2 3 (1.38%) Web Services
2 3 (1.38%) .NET
3 2 (0.92%) HTML
3 2 (0.92%) XML
4 1 (0.46%) MAPI
4 1 (0.46%) SAML
4 1 (0.46%) JSON
4 1 (0.46%) Application Packaging
4 1 (0.46%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (0.46%) Software Packaging
4 1 (0.46%) SailPoint
4 1 (0.46%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 39 (17.89%) Blackberry
2 15 (6.88%) Data Centre
3 13 (5.96%) Video Conferencing
4 11 (5.05%) Clustering
5 8 (3.67%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (2.75%) Thin Client
6 6 (2.75%) iPhone
6 6 (2.75%) Fat Client
7 5 (2.29%) PKI
7 5 (2.29%) Computer Science
7 5 (2.29%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.83%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.38%) Replication
10 2 (0.92%) CLARiiON
10 2 (0.92%) Equities
11 1 (0.46%) Fixed Income
11 1 (0.46%) Handset
11 1 (0.46%) NHS
11 1 (0.46%) PDA
11 1 (0.46%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 150 (68.81%) Windows
2 80 (36.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 47 (21.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 45 (20.64%) Windows 7
5 38 (17.43%) Windows Server 2003
6 22 (10.09%) Linux
7 15 (6.88%) Windows XP
8 14 (6.42%) Android
8 14 (6.42%) Windows 8
9 9 (4.13%) Apple iOS
10 8 (3.67%) Debian
11 5 (2.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (1.83%) Windows 2000 Server
13 3 (1.38%) Windows Vista
13 3 (1.38%) Data ONTAP
14 2 (0.92%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.92%) UNIX
14 2 (0.92%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.46%) Windows 2000
15 1 (0.46%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (24.31%) ITIL
2 31 (14.22%) Migration
3 23 (10.55%) Service Management
4 21 (9.63%) Project Management
5 16 (7.34%) Disaster Recovery
6 11 (5.05%) Business Continuity
6 11 (5.05%) Problem Management
7 9 (4.13%) Performance Management
7 9 (4.13%) Business Continuity Planning
7 9 (4.13%) BCP
8 8 (3.67%) Service Delivery
8 8 (3.67%) Validation
9 6 (2.75%) ITSM
9 6 (2.75%) Data Protection
10 5 (2.29%) Capacity Planning
10 5 (2.29%) Change Management
10 5 (2.29%) PRINCE2
10 5 (2.29%) Information Security
10 5 (2.29%) Incident Management
11 4 (1.83%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (11.47%) SQL
2 20 (9.17%) PowerShell
3 6 (2.75%) C
4 4 (1.83%) Perl
5 3 (1.38%) Shell Script
6 2 (0.92%) VBScript
6 2 (0.92%) VB
7 1 (0.46%) Python
7 1 (0.46%) C#
7 1 (0.46%) Java
7 1 (0.46%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.46%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 24 (11.01%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (9.63%) MCSE
3 13 (5.96%) MCSA
4 12 (5.50%) Degree
5 11 (5.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 10 (4.59%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (3.67%) CCNA
8 6 (2.75%) MCP
9 5 (2.29%) CCNP
9 5 (2.29%) MCITP
10 3 (1.38%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.92%) MCTS
11 2 (0.92%) CISSP
11 2 (0.92%) SC Cleared
11 2 (0.92%) Security Cleared
11 2 (0.92%) VCAP
12 1 (0.46%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 1 (0.46%) NCDA
12 1 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 1 (0.46%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.96%) SLA
2 2 (0.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.46%) QA
System Software
1 162 (74.31%) Active Directory
2 46 (21.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (9.63%) vSphere
4 17 (7.80%) XenApp
5 15 (6.88%) Hyper-V
6 10 (4.59%) NLBS
7 8 (3.67%) Xen
7 8 (3.67%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (3.21%) VMware Server
9 4 (1.83%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 4 (1.83%) VMware ESX
10 3 (1.38%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (1.38%) NFS
10 3 (1.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 3 (1.38%) Oracle RAC
11 2 (0.92%) vCloud
12 1 (0.46%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.46%) XenServer
12 1 (0.46%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.46%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 23 (10.55%) SCCM
2 15 (6.88%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 12 (5.50%) WSUS
4 9 (4.13%) SCOM
4 9 (4.13%) NetBackup
5 8 (3.67%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (1.38%) Data Guard
6 3 (1.38%) SCSM
6 3 (1.38%) Backup Exec
7 2 (0.92%) ARCserve
7 2 (0.92%) Tivoli
7 2 (0.92%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (0.92%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (0.46%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (0.46%) SnapVault
8 1 (0.46%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 1 (0.46%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.46%) Nagios
8 1 (0.46%) Tivoli Identity Manager
8 1 (0.46%) OPNET
Vendors
1 137 (62.84%) Microsoft
2 83 (38.07%) VMware
3 58 (26.61%) Citrix
4 44 (20.18%) Cisco
5 22 (10.09%) Symantec
6 20 (9.17%) HP
7 13 (5.96%) NetApp
7 13 (5.96%) CheckPoint
8 12 (5.50%) Red Hat
8 12 (5.50%) McAfee
9 7 (3.21%) Oracle
10 6 (2.75%) EMC
10 6 (2.75%) MobileIron
11 5 (2.29%) Altiris
11 5 (2.29%) Apple
11 5 (2.29%) Lotus
12 4 (1.83%) Bloomberg
12 4 (1.83%) Veritas
12 4 (1.83%) IBM
12 4 (1.83%) Dell
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