The table below looks at the statistics for Exchange Server 2013 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 2013 over the 3 months to 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server 2013
Rank 331 382 -
Rank change year-on-year
+51 -
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2013 84 40 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.35% 0.16% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.85% 0.86% -
Number of daily rates quoted 56 28 0
Average daily rate
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£378 £379 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.26% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £350 -
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £31.00 -
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -
Exchange Server 2013
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
4530 4647 4113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 18.83% 18.76% 18.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 3252 3200 2707
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 87 143
Average hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £43.25 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.38 £17.15 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+13.00% -9.73%

Exchange Server 2013
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Exchange Server 2013 across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

Exchange Server 2013 Jobs Demand Trend in London

Exchange Server 2013
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2013 across the London region.

Exchange Server 2013 Daily Rate Trend in London

Exchange Server 2013
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Exchange Server 2013 across the London region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014.

Exchange Server 2013 Daily Rate Histogram in London

Exchange Server 2013
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Exchange Server 2013 across the London region.

Exchange Server 2013 Hourly Rate Trend in London

Exchange Server 2013
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 2013 within the London region over the 3 months to 28 November 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +32 18 £316 -16.44% 6
Docklands, London - - - -
Ealing - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Croydon - - - - 1
Stanmore - - - -
Exchange Server 2013
England

Exchange Server 2013
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Exchange Server 2013 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 2013.

1 133 (87.50%) MS Exchange
2 110 (72.37%) Exchange Server 2010
3 105 (69.08%) Windows
4 96 (63.16%) Microsoft
4 96 (63.16%) Active Directory
5 93 (61.18%) Exchange Server 2007
6 83 (54.61%) VMware
7 81 (53.29%) Windows Server 2008
8 77 (50.66%) Windows Server 2012
9 55 (36.18%) Windows Server 2003
10 52 (34.21%) Migration
10 52 (34.21%) VMware Infrastructure
11 46 (30.26%) Office 365
11 46 (30.26%) Microsoft Certification
12 44 (28.95%) Lync
12 44 (28.95%) Exchange Server 2003
13 39 (25.66%) PowerShell
13 39 (25.66%) SAN
14 37 (24.34%) Citrix
15 35 (23.03%) Finance
15 35 (23.03%) Hyper-V
16 32 (21.05%) MCSE
17 30 (19.74%) NetApp
18 26 (17.11%) Blackberry
19 24 (15.79%) Firewall
20 23 (15.13%) XenApp
21 22 (14.47%) ITIL
21 22 (14.47%) SharePoint
22 21 (13.82%) Office Communications Server
23 20 (13.16%) DNS

Exchange Server 2013
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Exchange Server 2013 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 2013. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 133 (87.50%) MS Exchange
2 110 (72.37%) Exchange Server 2010
3 93 (61.18%) Exchange Server 2007
4 44 (28.95%) Lync
4 44 (28.95%) Exchange Server 2003
5 22 (14.47%) SharePoint
6 21 (13.82%) Office Communications Server
7 12 (7.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 7 (4.61%) IIS
8 7 (4.61%) SharePoint 2010
9 6 (3.95%) SharePoint 2013
10 4 (2.63%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.66%) Lotus Domino
11 1 (0.66%) Apache
11 1 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2000
11 1 (0.66%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 19 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.29%) MS Office
3 3 (1.97%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.97%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.66%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 46 (30.26%) Office 365
2 10 (6.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (4.61%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.32%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.32%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (25.66%) SAN
2 24 (15.79%) Firewall
3 20 (13.16%) DNS
4 16 (10.53%) VLAN
5 15 (9.87%) WAN
5 15 (9.87%) DHCP
5 15 (9.87%) NAS
5 15 (9.87%) NetScaler
6 10 (6.58%) LAN
7 9 (5.92%) VoIP
8 8 (5.26%) Unified Communications
8 8 (5.26%) LDAP
8 8 (5.26%) TCP/IP
8 8 (5.26%) VPN
9 6 (3.95%) WLAN
10 5 (3.29%) Kerberos
10 5 (3.29%) SNMP
10 5 (3.29%) MPLS
11 3 (1.97%) SMTP
11 3 (1.97%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (9.21%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.61%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (3.95%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.32%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.66%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (3.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 35 (23.03%) Finance
2 14 (9.21%) Banking
3 12 (7.89%) Advertising
4 11 (7.24%) Marketing
5 7 (4.61%) Retail
6 6 (3.95%) Investment Banking
7 5 (3.29%) Financial Institution
7 5 (3.29%) Back Office
8 3 (1.97%) Publishing
8 3 (1.97%) Legal
9 1 (0.66%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (17.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 21 (13.82%) Analyst
2 21 (13.82%) Architect
3 20 (13.16%) Consultant
4 15 (9.87%) Messaging Engineer
5 14 (9.21%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 12 (7.89%) Support Engineer
6 12 (7.89%) Systems Engineer
7 8 (5.26%) Microsoft Consultant
8 7 (4.61%) Exchange Consultant
8 7 (4.61%) Wintel Engineer
8 7 (4.61%) Exchange Engineer
9 6 (3.95%) Messaging Architect
9 6 (3.95%) Server Analyst
9 6 (3.95%) Desktop Engineer
9 6 (3.95%) Server Engineer
10 5 (3.29%) 2nd Line Support
10 5 (3.29%) Solutions Analyst
10 5 (3.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 4 (2.63%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.61%) Middleware
2 1 (0.66%) .NET
2 1 (0.66%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 26 (17.11%) Blackberry
2 11 (7.24%) Replication
3 9 (5.92%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (4.61%) Clustering
5 6 (3.95%) Fat Client
5 6 (3.95%) Thin Client
6 3 (1.97%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.32%) NHS
7 2 (1.32%) FlexPod
8 1 (0.66%) Statistics
8 1 (0.66%) PKI
8 1 (0.66%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.66%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.66%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 105 (69.08%) Windows
2 81 (53.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 77 (50.66%) Windows Server 2012
4 55 (36.18%) Windows Server 2003
5 17 (11.18%) Windows XP
6 13 (8.55%) Windows 7
7 8 (5.26%) Windows 8
8 7 (4.61%) Android
9 4 (2.63%) Linux
10 2 (1.32%) UNIX
10 2 (1.32%) MVS
11 1 (0.66%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.66%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.66%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (34.21%) Migration
2 22 (14.47%) ITIL
3 19 (12.50%) Change Management
4 16 (10.53%) Configuration Management
5 11 (7.24%) Kalman Filter
6 6 (3.95%) WAN Optimisation
6 6 (3.95%) Change Control
6 6 (3.95%) Infrastructure Management
7 5 (3.29%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (2.63%) Mobile Device Management
8 4 (2.63%) Asset Management
9 3 (1.97%) PRINCE2
9 3 (1.97%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (1.97%) Project Management
9 3 (1.97%) Supplier Management
9 3 (1.97%) Data Migration
9 3 (1.97%) Line Management
9 3 (1.97%) Email Migration
10 2 (1.32%) Mentoring
10 2 (1.32%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 39 (25.66%) PowerShell
2 10 (6.58%) SQL
3 5 (3.29%) Shell Script
4 2 (1.32%) Perl
Qualifications
1 46 (30.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 32 (21.05%) MCSE
3 12 (7.89%) MCTS
4 11 (7.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 7 (4.61%) VCP5
6 6 (3.95%) Security Cleared
6 6 (3.95%) SC Cleared
6 6 (3.95%) MCITP
7 5 (3.29%) Citrix Certification
7 5 (3.29%) CCNA
7 5 (3.29%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (3.29%) Degree
8 4 (2.63%) MCSA
9 3 (1.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (1.97%) CCEA
9 3 (1.97%) CCA
9 3 (1.97%) MCP
9 3 (1.97%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.66%) CCNP
10 1 (0.66%) CTC Cleared
System Software
1 96 (63.16%) Active Directory
2 52 (34.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (23.03%) Hyper-V
4 23 (15.13%) XenApp
5 17 (11.18%) vSphere
6 9 (5.92%) XenServer
7 8 (5.26%) DFS Replication
7 8 (5.26%) VMware Server
8 7 (4.61%) VMware ESX
9 5 (3.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 4 (2.63%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (1.97%) UAG
12 2 (1.32%) Postfix
12 2 (1.32%) XenDesktop
12 2 (1.32%) VMware ESXi
12 2 (1.32%) Xen
13 1 (0.66%) Firmware
13 1 (0.66%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.66%) Squid
13 1 (0.66%) KVM
Systems Management
1 15 (9.87%) SCOM
1 15 (9.87%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 14 (9.21%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 13 (8.55%) SCCM
4 5 (3.29%) MOM
4 5 (3.29%) MIMEsweeper
5 4 (2.63%) HP SIM
6 1 (0.66%) Foglight
6 1 (0.66%) WSUS
6 1 (0.66%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 96 (63.16%) Microsoft
2 83 (54.61%) VMware
3 37 (24.34%) Citrix
4 30 (19.74%) NetApp
5 20 (13.16%) Cisco
6 19 (12.50%) Symantec
7 15 (9.87%) HP
8 13 (8.55%) Veeam
9 10 (6.58%) Dell
10 9 (5.92%) EMC
11 8 (5.26%) Mitel
12 7 (4.61%) IronPort
12 7 (4.61%) SolarWinds
13 6 (3.95%) Riverbed
13 6 (3.95%) CheckPoint
14 5 (3.29%) AppSense
14 5 (3.29%) Websense
15 4 (2.63%) Altiris
15 4 (2.63%) Sophos
15 4 (2.63%) Veritas
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