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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server 2013
Rank 319 374 360
Rank change year-on-year
+55 -14
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2013 83 30 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.39% 0.13% 0.097%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.08% 0.73% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 18 13
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£400 £289 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.52% -35.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £240 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £423 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £346 £415
% change year-on-year
+8.38% -16.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 0
Average hourly rate £16.00 £53.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.23% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £16.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+84.61% -50.00%
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
3998 4095 3825
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 18.70% 18.28% 18.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 2680 2756 2495
Average daily rate £420 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 92 117
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £20.16
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -0.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.75 £45.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -7.89%

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 27 March 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Exchange Server 2013 across the London region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Exchange Server 2013 Hourly Rate Histogram 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 27 March 2015. 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 +21 24 £450 +63.63% 13
Docklands, London - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Finchley - - - - 1
Mayfair - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Croydon - - - - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Wembley - - - -
Exchange Server 2013
England

Exchange Server 2013
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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.

1 148 (85.06%) MS Exchange
2 125 (71.84%) Windows
3 120 (68.97%) Exchange Server 2010
4 113 (64.94%) Active Directory
5 103 (59.20%) VMware
6 101 (58.05%) Microsoft
7 82 (47.13%) Exchange Server 2007
8 81 (46.55%) Windows Server 2008
8 81 (46.55%) Windows Server 2012
9 64 (36.78%) VMware Infrastructure
10 63 (36.21%) Migration
11 55 (31.61%) Office 365
12 53 (30.46%) Hyper-V
13 49 (28.16%) Citrix
13 49 (28.16%) Microsoft Certification
14 48 (27.59%) SAN
14 48 (27.59%) Firewall
15 45 (25.86%) Windows Server 2003
16 42 (24.14%) MCSE
16 42 (24.14%) Lync
17 39 (22.41%) DNS
18 37 (21.26%) Finance
19 33 (18.97%) PowerShell
19 33 (18.97%) vSphere
20 31 (17.82%) Windows 7
20 31 (17.82%) NetApp
20 31 (17.82%) Cisco
20 31 (17.82%) MS Excel
21 27 (15.52%) VLAN
22 26 (14.94%) VPN

Exchange Server 2013
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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
1 148 (85.06%) MS Exchange
2 120 (68.97%) Exchange Server 2010
3 82 (47.13%) Exchange Server 2007
4 42 (24.14%) Lync
5 24 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2003
6 22 (12.64%) SharePoint
7 19 (10.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 15 (8.62%) IIS
9 14 (8.05%) Office Communications Server
10 5 (2.87%) SharePoint 2013
11 4 (2.30%) IBM Notes
12 3 (1.72%) SharePoint 2010
13 1 (0.57%) Lotus Domino
13 1 (0.57%) Apache
13 1 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2000
13 1 (0.57%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 31 (17.82%) MS Excel
2 15 (8.62%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.57%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 55 (31.61%) Office 365
2 19 (10.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (4.60%) IaaS
4 6 (3.45%) PaaS
5 2 (1.15%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 48 (27.59%) SAN
1 48 (27.59%) Firewall
2 39 (22.41%) DNS
3 27 (15.52%) VLAN
4 26 (14.94%) VPN
5 24 (13.79%) DHCP
6 22 (12.64%) WAN
7 20 (11.49%) LAN
7 20 (11.49%) NAS
8 15 (8.62%) TCP/IP
9 14 (8.05%) LDAP
10 12 (6.90%) NetScaler
11 11 (6.32%) VoIP
12 9 (5.17%) Internet
12 9 (5.17%) iSCSI
13 8 (4.60%) BIG-IP
14 7 (4.02%) MPLS
15 5 (2.87%) Cisco IOS
16 4 (2.30%) Cisco ASA
16 4 (2.30%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (9.77%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.57%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 37 (21.26%) Finance
2 11 (6.32%) Advertising
3 7 (4.02%) Marketing
4 5 (2.87%) Retail
4 5 (2.87%) Financial Institution
5 4 (2.30%) Banking
6 3 (1.72%) Electronics
7 2 (1.15%) Publishing
7 2 (1.15%) Back Office
7 2 (1.15%) Law
7 2 (1.15%) Legal
8 1 (0.57%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 36 (20.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 20 (11.49%) Architect
2 20 (11.49%) Analyst
2 20 (11.49%) Support Engineer
3 16 (9.20%) Consultant
4 15 (8.62%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 14 (8.05%) 3rd Line Support
6 12 (6.90%) Systems Engineer
7 10 (5.75%) Messaging Analyst
8 9 (5.17%) Wintel Engineer
9 8 (4.60%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 8 (4.60%) Technical Architect
9 8 (4.60%) 2nd Line Support
10 7 (4.02%) Solutions Architect
10 7 (4.02%) Server Engineer
10 7 (4.02%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 6 (3.45%) Cloud Architect
11 6 (3.45%) Exchange Engineer
11 6 (3.45%) Exchange Consultant
11 6 (3.45%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.02%) Application Packaging
2 2 (1.15%) HTML
2 2 (1.15%) .NET
2 2 (1.15%) ASP.NET
2 2 (1.15%) JSP
3 1 (0.57%) Web Services
3 1 (0.57%) MAPI
3 1 (0.57%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (12.07%) Blackberry
2 20 (11.49%) Clustering
3 10 (5.75%) Hedge funds
4 8 (4.60%) Fat Client
4 8 (4.60%) Thin Client
5 6 (3.45%) Replication
5 6 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.30%) NHS
6 4 (2.30%) iPhone
6 4 (2.30%) PKI
7 3 (1.72%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.72%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.15%) Smartphone
8 2 (1.15%) FlexPod
9 1 (0.57%) User Experience
9 1 (0.57%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.57%) EqualLogic
9 1 (0.57%) iPad
9 1 (0.57%) Fixed Income
9 1 (0.57%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 125 (71.84%) Windows
2 81 (46.55%) Windows Server 2008
2 81 (46.55%) Windows Server 2012
3 45 (25.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 31 (17.82%) Windows 7
5 16 (9.20%) Linux
6 11 (6.32%) Windows XP
7 10 (5.75%) Windows 8
8 4 (2.30%) UNIX
9 3 (1.72%) Mac OS X
9 3 (1.72%) MVS
10 2 (1.15%) Windows Vista
10 2 (1.15%) Android
10 2 (1.15%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.57%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (36.21%) Migration
2 22 (12.64%) ITIL
3 16 (9.20%) Configuration Management
4 12 (6.90%) Change Management
5 10 (5.75%) Disaster Recovery
5 10 (5.75%) Asset Management
6 9 (5.17%) Root Cause Analysis
7 7 (4.02%) Release Management
7 7 (4.02%) Performance Tuning
7 7 (4.02%) Performance Monitoring
8 6 (3.45%) Kalman Filter
9 5 (2.87%) Information Security
9 5 (2.87%) Service Delivery
10 4 (2.30%) Project Management
10 4 (2.30%) CRM
10 4 (2.30%) Change Control
10 4 (2.30%) Technical Architecture
11 3 (1.72%) Operations Management
11 3 (1.72%) Load Balancing
11 3 (1.72%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (18.97%) PowerShell
2 18 (10.34%) SQL
3 9 (5.17%) VBScript
4 3 (1.72%) C
5 2 (1.15%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.15%) Perl
5 2 (1.15%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 49 (28.16%) Microsoft Certification
2 42 (24.14%) MCSE
3 15 (8.62%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (8.05%) CCNA
5 12 (6.90%) MCTS
6 11 (6.32%) SC Cleared
6 11 (6.32%) Security Cleared
7 10 (5.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 10 (5.75%) MCITP
7 10 (5.75%) MCP
8 9 (5.17%) MCSA
9 8 (4.60%) Citrix Certification
10 7 (4.02%) Degree
11 6 (3.45%) CCEA
11 6 (3.45%) CCA
12 5 (2.87%) CCNP
12 5 (2.87%) VCP5
13 3 (1.72%) HNC
13 3 (1.72%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
14 1 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.30%) SLA
2 3 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.57%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 113 (64.94%) Active Directory
2 64 (36.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 53 (30.46%) Hyper-V
4 33 (18.97%) vSphere
5 25 (14.37%) XenApp
6 10 (5.75%) VMware ESX
7 8 (4.60%) Microsoft App-V
7 8 (4.60%) XenDesktop
8 7 (4.02%) VMware Server
8 7 (4.02%) NFS
9 5 (2.87%) VMware Workstation
9 5 (2.87%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 5 (2.87%) DFS Replication
9 5 (2.87%) XenServer
10 4 (2.30%) Xen
10 4 (2.30%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (1.15%) KVM
11 2 (1.15%) UAG
11 2 (1.15%) Postfix
12 1 (0.57%) Squid
Systems Management
1 22 (12.64%) SCCM
2 9 (5.17%) SCOM
3 5 (2.87%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 4 (2.30%) HP SIM
5 3 (1.72%) XenMobile
6 2 (1.15%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (1.15%) WSUS
6 2 (1.15%) MOM
6 2 (1.15%) MIMEsweeper
7 1 (0.57%) Foglight
7 1 (0.57%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.57%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.57%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.57%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (0.57%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.57%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 103 (59.20%) VMware
2 101 (58.05%) Microsoft
3 49 (28.16%) Citrix
4 31 (17.82%) Cisco
4 31 (17.82%) NetApp
5 25 (14.37%) EMC
5 25 (14.37%) HP
6 13 (7.47%) Symantec
7 12 (6.90%) AppSense
8 11 (6.32%) F5
9 10 (5.75%) Apple
10 9 (5.17%) Dell
11 8 (4.60%) Veeam
11 8 (4.60%) 3PAR
12 5 (2.87%) Sophos
12 5 (2.87%) CheckPoint
13 4 (2.30%) Mitel
13 4 (2.30%) Altiris
13 4 (2.30%) Websense
13 4 (2.30%) SolarWinds
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