The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the London region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server 2007
Rank 311 241 261
Rank change year-on-year
-70 +20
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2007 106 143 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.43% 0.65% 0.59%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.43% 3.62% 3.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 77 75
Average daily rate £313 £285 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.64% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £156 £144
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £393 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £263 £265 £270
% change year-on-year
-0.94% -1.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 36 19
Average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +71.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.20 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £135.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.75 £19.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.79% +10.00%
Application Platforms Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
4356 3951 4428
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 17.60% 17.97% 15.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 2988 2539 2671
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 135 126
Average hourly rate £19.50 £21.34 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.60% +6.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £135.00 £39.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -2.56%
Exchange Server 2007
England

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 16 April 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
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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London -28 37 £275 -4.34% 7
Romford - 2 - -
Sidcup - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Uxbridge - - - - 1
Barnet - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Edgware - - - -
Enfield - - - - 1
Greenford - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Wimbledon - - - - 1
Exchange Server 2007
England

Exchange Server 2007
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

1 209 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 162 (77.51%) Windows
3 150 (71.77%) Active Directory
4 125 (59.81%) VMware
5 116 (55.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 115 (55.02%) Exchange Server 2010
7 104 (49.76%) Microsoft
8 96 (45.93%) Windows Server 2003
9 78 (37.32%) Citrix
10 71 (33.97%) Cisco
11 70 (33.49%) Exchange Server 2003
12 68 (32.54%) VMware Infrastructure
13 62 (29.67%) Microsoft Certification
14 50 (23.92%) DNS
14 50 (23.92%) MCSE
15 48 (22.97%) SQL Server
16 42 (20.10%) DHCP
17 40 (19.14%) Windows XP
17 40 (19.14%) Firewall
18 38 (18.18%) Windows 7
19 36 (17.22%) SAN
19 36 (17.22%) Blackberry
20 35 (16.75%) SharePoint
20 35 (16.75%) XenApp
21 34 (16.27%) MS Office
21 34 (16.27%) WAN
21 34 (16.27%) HP
22 32 (15.31%) MS Excel
22 32 (15.31%) MCITP
23 31 (14.83%) Migration

Exchange Server 2007
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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
1 209 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 115 (55.02%) Exchange Server 2010
3 70 (33.49%) Exchange Server 2003
4 35 (16.75%) SharePoint
5 29 (13.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 26 (12.44%) Exchange Server 2013
7 23 (11.00%) Lync
8 14 (6.70%) IIS
9 11 (5.26%) Lotus Domino
10 10 (4.78%) IBM Notes
11 9 (4.31%) Office Communications Server
12 8 (3.83%) Exchange Server 2000
13 2 (0.96%) WorkSite
14 1 (0.48%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 34 (16.27%) MS Office
2 32 (15.31%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.96%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.96%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (2.39%) Agresso
2 2 (0.96%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.48%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.48%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 19 (9.09%) Office 365
2 1 (0.48%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 50 (23.92%) DNS
2 42 (20.10%) DHCP
3 40 (19.14%) Firewall
4 36 (17.22%) SAN
5 34 (16.27%) WAN
6 29 (13.88%) TCP/IP
7 26 (12.44%) LAN
8 15 (7.18%) VPN
9 12 (5.74%) Wireless
10 11 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
11 7 (3.35%) Network Security
12 6 (2.87%) NAS
13 5 (2.39%) Unified Communications
14 4 (1.91%) iSCSI
14 4 (1.91%) VLAN
14 4 (1.91%) BGP
14 4 (1.91%) Internet
15 3 (1.44%) DMZ
15 3 (1.44%) DAB
15 3 (1.44%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (22.97%) SQL Server
2 28 (13.40%) SQL Server 2008
3 25 (11.96%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (2.39%) MS Access
5 3 (1.44%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (1.44%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.96%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (0.96%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.96%) EDRMS
7 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.48%) MySQL
General
1 23 (11.00%) Finance
2 13 (6.22%) Legal
3 9 (4.31%) Law
4 7 (3.35%) Retail
5 6 (2.87%) Marketing
5 6 (2.87%) Advertising
6 5 (2.39%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.39%) Mandarin Language
6 5 (2.39%) French Language
6 5 (2.39%) Spanish Language
7 4 (1.91%) Banking
8 3 (1.44%) Publishing
9 2 (0.96%) Back Office
10 1 (0.48%) Electronics
10 1 (0.48%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.48%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 25 (11.96%) Support Engineer
2 21 (10.05%) 3rd Line Support
2 21 (10.05%) Systems Engineer
3 20 (9.57%) Consultant
3 20 (9.57%) Analyst
4 19 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
5 17 (8.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 15 (7.18%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 12 (5.74%) Network Engineer
8 11 (5.26%) Support Analyst
8 11 (5.26%) Administrator
9 10 (4.78%) Architect
10 8 (3.83%) Server Engineer
11 7 (3.35%) Exchange Consultant
11 7 (3.35%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 6 (2.87%) Infrastructure Architect
12 6 (2.87%) Data Migration Specialist
12 6 (2.87%) Senior Network Engineer
12 6 (2.87%) Desktop Engineer
12 6 (2.87%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.31%) XMPP
2 5 (2.39%) .NET
3 3 (1.44%) WSH
4 1 (0.48%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 36 (17.22%) Blackberry
2 18 (8.61%) Clustering
3 12 (5.74%) Fat Client
3 12 (5.74%) Thin Client
4 10 (4.78%) EqualLogic
5 7 (3.35%) Replication
6 3 (1.44%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.44%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.44%) GIS
7 2 (0.96%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (0.96%) iPhone
7 2 (0.96%) Statistics
7 2 (0.96%) NHS
8 1 (0.48%) AS400
8 1 (0.48%) PDA
8 1 (0.48%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.48%) iPad
8 1 (0.48%) Google Search Appliance
8 1 (0.48%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.48%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 162 (77.51%) Windows
2 116 (55.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 96 (45.93%) Windows Server 2003
4 40 (19.14%) Windows XP
5 38 (18.18%) Windows 7
6 28 (13.40%) Windows Server 2012
7 17 (8.13%) Windows 8
8 13 (6.22%) Windows 2000
9 7 (3.35%) Linux
10 6 (2.87%) Windows 2000 Server
11 3 (1.44%) Solaris
12 2 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.48%) HPUX
13 1 (0.48%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.48%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.48%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.48%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (14.83%) Migration
2 25 (11.96%) ITIL
3 14 (6.70%) Disaster Recovery
4 10 (4.78%) Change Management
5 9 (4.31%) Service Delivery
6 8 (3.83%) Data Migration
6 8 (3.83%) Mobile Device Management
7 7 (3.35%) Business Continuity
7 7 (3.35%) Release Management
7 7 (3.35%) Problem Management
8 6 (2.87%) ETL
9 5 (2.39%) CRM
10 4 (1.91%) Change Control
10 4 (1.91%) Network Architecture
10 4 (1.91%) TOGAF
10 4 (1.91%) PRINCE
11 3 (1.44%) Security Management
11 3 (1.44%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (1.44%) Test Strategy
11 3 (1.44%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (13.88%) SQL
2 26 (12.44%) PowerShell
3 12 (5.74%) VB
4 6 (2.87%) LotusScript
4 6 (2.87%) VBScript
5 1 (0.48%) C#
5 1 (0.48%) Java
5 1 (0.48%) Perl
5 1 (0.48%) PHP
Qualifications
1 62 (29.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 50 (23.92%) MCSE
3 32 (15.31%) MCITP
4 23 (11.00%) Cisco Certification
5 21 (10.05%) MCP
6 20 (9.57%) CCNA
7 18 (8.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 15 (7.18%) MCTS
9 13 (6.22%) CCA
9 13 (6.22%) Citrix Certification
9 13 (6.22%) CCNP
10 9 (4.31%) MCSA
10 9 (4.31%) Degree
11 7 (3.35%) Security Cleared
12 6 (2.87%) SC Cleared
13 5 (2.39%) CCEA
14 2 (0.96%) ITIL Certification
15 1 (0.48%) HNC
15 1 (0.48%) MCDST
15 1 (0.48%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.87%) SLA
2 2 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.48%) QA
System Software
1 150 (71.77%) Active Directory
2 68 (32.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (16.75%) XenApp
4 27 (12.92%) vSphere
5 22 (10.53%) VMware ESX
6 21 (10.05%) Hyper-V
7 11 (5.26%) XenServer
8 8 (3.83%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (2.39%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 4 (1.91%) Oracle RAC
11 3 (1.44%) Terminal Services
11 3 (1.44%) MetaFrame
11 3 (1.44%) XenDesktop
12 2 (0.96%) VMware Workstation
12 2 (0.96%) Terminal Server
13 1 (0.48%) ISA Server
13 1 (0.48%) NFS
13 1 (0.48%) Microsoft App-V
13 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 21 (10.05%) SCCM
2 17 (8.13%) SCOM
3 12 (5.74%) Backup Exec
4 6 (2.87%) EMC NetWorker
5 5 (2.39%) Norton AntiVirus
6 4 (1.91%) WSUS
6 4 (1.91%) NetBackup
7 3 (1.44%) McAfee ePO
7 3 (1.44%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 3 (1.44%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 2 (0.96%) HP SIM
8 2 (0.96%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 2 (0.96%) ARCserve
9 1 (0.48%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.48%) MAILsweeper
9 1 (0.48%) Nessus
9 1 (0.48%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 1 (0.48%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 125 (59.81%) VMware
2 104 (49.76%) Microsoft
3 78 (37.32%) Citrix
4 71 (33.97%) Cisco
5 34 (16.27%) HP
6 27 (12.92%) NetApp
7 26 (12.44%) Dell
8 20 (9.57%) Symantec
9 17 (8.13%) EMC
10 13 (6.22%) SolarWinds
11 12 (5.74%) Lotus
12 11 (5.26%) SonicWALL
13 8 (3.83%) Kaspersky
13 8 (3.83%) Blue Coat
13 8 (3.83%) Oracle
14 7 (3.35%) IBM
14 7 (3.35%) MobileIron
15 6 (2.87%) Nimsoft
15 6 (2.87%) Apple
15 6 (2.87%) Juniper
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