The table below looks at the statistics for Exchange Server 2007 skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Exchange Server 2007 over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server 2007
Rank 289 295 274
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -21
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2007 127 134 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.52% 0.53% 0.58%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.80% 2.92% 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 75 89
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£300 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £183 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
-15.38% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 15 18
Average hourly rate £22.25 £22.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.11% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.35 £18.90 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.20 £28.00 £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.75 £17.23 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+32.07% -13.87%
Exchange Server 2007
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Application Platforms Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
4529 4588 4644
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 18.69% 18.19% 18.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 3090 3067 3005
Average daily rate £400 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £345 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.34% +2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 103 162
Average hourly rate £18.92 £21.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.89% +12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £48.00 £41.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

Exchange Server 2007
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Exchange Server 2007 across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

Exchange Server 2007 Jobs Demand Trend in London

Exchange Server 2007
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2007 across the London region.

Exchange Server 2007 Daily Rate Trend in London

Exchange Server 2007
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Exchange Server 2007 across the London region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

Exchange Server 2007 Daily Rate Histogram in London

Exchange Server 2007
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Exchange Server 2007 across the London region.

Exchange Server 2007 Hourly Rate Trend in London

Exchange Server 2007
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Exchange Server 2007 across the London region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

Exchange Server 2007 Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Exchange Server 2007
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Exchange Server 2007 within the London region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +20 22 £250 -24.52% 8
Chessington - 4 - - 1
Ilford - 3 £238 -
Croydon - 1 £175 - 2
Bromley - 1 - -
Docklands, London - - - -
Barking - - - -
Beckenham - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Exchange Server 2007
England

Exchange Server 2007
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Exchange Server 2007 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 Exchange Server 2007.

1 262 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 196 (74.81%) Windows
3 174 (66.41%) Active Directory
4 173 (66.03%) Exchange Server 2010
5 163 (62.21%) Microsoft
6 131 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 115 (43.89%) VMware
8 113 (43.13%) Exchange Server 2003
9 107 (40.84%) Windows Server 2003
10 78 (29.77%) Citrix
11 72 (27.48%) VMware Infrastructure
11 72 (27.48%) Exchange Server 2013
12 71 (27.10%) Microsoft Certification
13 69 (26.34%) DNS
14 67 (25.57%) Windows XP
15 62 (23.66%) DHCP
16 59 (22.52%) MS Excel
16 59 (22.52%) Windows 7
17 57 (21.76%) Windows Server 2012
18 56 (21.37%) SAN
19 51 (19.47%) Cisco
19 51 (19.47%) MCSE
20 47 (17.94%) WAN
21 46 (17.56%) Migration
22 43 (16.41%) MS Office
23 42 (16.03%) Finance
24 41 (15.65%) LAN
24 41 (15.65%) Lync
25 40 (15.27%) PowerShell
25 40 (15.27%) Symantec

Exchange Server 2007
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Exchange Server 2007 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 Exchange Server 2007. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 262 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 173 (66.03%) Exchange Server 2010
3 113 (43.13%) Exchange Server 2003
4 72 (27.48%) Exchange Server 2013
5 41 (15.65%) Lync
6 31 (11.83%) SharePoint
7 23 (8.78%) Office Communications Server
8 21 (8.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 15 (5.73%) IIS
10 11 (4.20%) SharePoint 2013
11 6 (2.29%) SharePoint 2010
12 5 (1.91%) Exchange Server 5.5
13 4 (1.53%) IBM Notes
14 2 (0.76%) Lotus Domino
14 2 (0.76%) SharePoint Server
15 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 59 (22.52%) MS Excel
2 43 (16.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.38%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (0.38%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 38 (14.50%) Office 365
2 8 (3.05%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (1.53%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.38%) SaaS
4 1 (0.38%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 69 (26.34%) DNS
2 62 (23.66%) DHCP
3 56 (21.37%) SAN
4 47 (17.94%) WAN
5 41 (15.65%) LAN
6 37 (14.12%) Firewall
7 34 (12.98%) TCP/IP
8 22 (8.40%) Wireless
9 16 (6.11%) NAS
10 15 (5.73%) VPN
11 11 (4.20%) VoIP
12 10 (3.82%) Unified Communications
13 9 (3.44%) Internet
14 8 (3.05%) SMTP
14 8 (3.05%) VLAN
15 6 (2.29%) NetScaler
16 5 (1.91%) DMZ
16 5 (1.91%) Cisco ASA
17 4 (1.53%) WLAN
18 3 (1.15%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (14.89%) SQL Server
2 20 (7.63%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (6.49%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (1.15%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (1.15%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.76%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (0.76%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.38%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (1.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (0.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 42 (16.03%) Finance
2 21 (8.02%) Advertising
2 21 (8.02%) Marketing
3 20 (7.63%) Banking
4 14 (5.34%) Mandarin Language
4 14 (5.34%) French Language
4 14 (5.34%) Spanish Language
5 13 (4.96%) Retail
6 10 (3.82%) Legal
7 9 (3.44%) Investment Banking
8 6 (2.29%) Publishing
8 6 (2.29%) Law
9 5 (1.91%) Back Office
10 3 (1.15%) Local Government
11 1 (0.38%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.38%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.38%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.38%) Military
Job Titles
1 50 (19.08%) Analyst
2 30 (11.45%) Systems Engineer
2 30 (11.45%) Support Analyst
3 29 (11.07%) Support Engineer
4 28 (10.69%) 3rd Line Support
5 24 (9.16%) 2nd Line Support
6 20 (7.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 19 (7.25%) Server Engineer
8 17 (6.49%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 17 (6.49%) Desktop Support
9 16 (6.11%) Technical Support
10 15 (5.73%) Architect
10 15 (5.73%) Messaging Engineer
11 13 (4.96%) Consultant
11 13 (4.96%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 11 (4.20%) Network Engineer
13 10 (3.82%) Exchange Engineer
13 10 (3.82%) Administrator
13 10 (3.82%) Desktop Engineer
14 9 (3.44%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.67%) Middleware
2 4 (1.53%) .NET
3 2 (0.76%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 2 (0.76%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (0.76%) Web Services
3 2 (0.76%) ADO.NET
3 2 (0.76%) ASP.NET
3 2 (0.76%) CSS
3 2 (0.76%) HTML
3 2 (0.76%) Ajax
3 2 (0.76%) .NET Framework
3 2 (0.76%) WCF
4 1 (0.38%) JSP
4 1 (0.38%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 40 (15.27%) Blackberry
2 14 (5.34%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (4.58%) Clustering
4 9 (3.44%) Replication
5 5 (1.91%) Management Information System
5 5 (1.91%) EqualLogic
6 3 (1.15%) NHS
7 2 (0.76%) iPhone
7 2 (0.76%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.38%) Statistics
8 1 (0.38%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.38%) CLARiiON
8 1 (0.38%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.38%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.38%) iPad
8 1 (0.38%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.38%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 196 (74.81%) Windows
2 131 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 107 (40.84%) Windows Server 2003
4 67 (25.57%) Windows XP
5 59 (22.52%) Windows 7
6 57 (21.76%) Windows Server 2012
7 17 (6.49%) Windows 8
8 8 (3.05%) Android
9 6 (2.29%) Windows 2000 Server
10 5 (1.91%) Mac OS X
11 4 (1.53%) Mac OS
11 4 (1.53%) Windows Vista
12 3 (1.15%) Linux
12 3 (1.15%) Windows 2000
13 2 (0.76%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.38%) SUSE
14 1 (0.38%) VMS
14 1 (0.38%) HPUX
14 1 (0.38%) openSUSE
14 1 (0.38%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (17.56%) Migration
2 25 (9.54%) ITIL
3 20 (7.63%) Change Management
4 11 (4.20%) Disaster Recovery
5 10 (3.82%) Configuration Management
6 7 (2.67%) Service Delivery
7 6 (2.29%) Kalman Filter
7 6 (2.29%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (1.91%) Change Control
9 4 (1.53%) WAN Optimisation
9 4 (1.53%) Infrastructure Management
9 4 (1.53%) Mobile Device Management
9 4 (1.53%) Network Design
9 4 (1.53%) Asset Management
10 3 (1.15%) Business Continuity
10 3 (1.15%) Capacity Planning
10 3 (1.15%) Network Management
10 3 (1.15%) High Availability
10 3 (1.15%) Email Management
11 2 (0.76%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 40 (15.27%) PowerShell
2 26 (9.92%) SQL
3 10 (3.82%) VBScript
3 10 (3.82%) VB
4 3 (1.15%) Shell Script
5 2 (0.76%) VB.NET
5 2 (0.76%) C#
5 2 (0.76%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.38%) Perl
6 1 (0.38%) PHP
6 1 (0.38%) Java
Qualifications
1 71 (27.10%) Microsoft Certification
2 51 (19.47%) MCSE
3 28 (10.69%) MCITP
4 18 (6.87%) Degree
5 16 (6.11%) Security Cleared
5 16 (6.11%) Cisco Certification
5 16 (6.11%) CCNA
6 15 (5.73%) MCTS
7 11 (4.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 11 (4.20%) SC Cleared
8 9 (3.44%) MCP
9 8 (3.05%) CCA
9 8 (3.05%) Citrix Certification
10 6 (2.29%) CCNP
10 6 (2.29%) MCSA
11 2 (0.76%) CCEA
12 1 (0.38%) CISA
12 1 (0.38%) CISM
12 1 (0.38%) CISSP
12 1 (0.38%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.20%) SLA
2 2 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.38%) QA
System Software
1 174 (66.41%) Active Directory
2 72 (27.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (13.74%) Hyper-V
4 29 (11.07%) XenApp
5 16 (6.11%) VMware ESX
6 15 (5.73%) vSphere
7 11 (4.20%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (2.67%) DFS Replication
9 6 (2.29%) XenServer
10 5 (1.91%) UAG
10 5 (1.91%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 4 (1.53%) VMware Server
12 3 (1.15%) Terminal Server
12 3 (1.15%) ISA Server
13 2 (0.76%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 2 (0.76%) Terminal Services
14 1 (0.38%) Xen
14 1 (0.38%) Squid
14 1 (0.38%) MetaFrame
14 1 (0.38%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 22 (8.40%) Backup Exec
2 19 (7.25%) SCCM
3 14 (5.34%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 13 (4.96%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 12 (4.58%) SCOM
6 4 (1.53%) Tivoli
6 4 (1.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 3 (1.15%) NetBackup
7 3 (1.15%) MOM
7 3 (1.15%) MIMEsweeper
7 3 (1.15%) ARCserve
7 3 (1.15%) CA Spectrum
7 3 (1.15%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
8 2 (0.76%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (0.76%) WSUS
9 1 (0.38%) WMI
9 1 (0.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.38%) SCOrch
9 1 (0.38%) SCSM
Vendors
1 163 (62.21%) Microsoft
2 115 (43.89%) VMware
3 78 (29.77%) Citrix
4 51 (19.47%) Cisco
5 40 (15.27%) Symantec
6 27 (10.31%) SolarWinds
7 25 (9.54%) HP
8 15 (5.73%) NetApp
9 14 (5.34%) Veeam
9 14 (5.34%) Dell
10 11 (4.20%) Kaspersky
11 10 (3.82%) EMC
11 10 (3.82%) Apple
12 9 (3.44%) Mitel
12 9 (3.44%) Oracle
13 8 (3.05%) Juniper
14 7 (2.67%) IronPort
14 7 (2.67%) Meru Networks
15 6 (2.29%) CA
15 6 (2.29%) Lotus
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