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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server 2013
Rank 344 402 -
Rank change year-on-year
+58 -
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2013 67 23 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.27% 0.091% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.46% 0.50% -
Number of daily rates quoted 42 19 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £325 -
% change year-on-year
+20.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.25 -
% change year-on-year
+30.43% -
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
4577 4599 4676
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 18.65% 18.21% 18.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 3115 3064 3031
Average daily rate £400 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £528
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £340 £331
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 103 159
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.00 £18.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% +16.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.75 £49.20 £41.98
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -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 30 September 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 30 September 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 +35 10 £428 -2.28% 16
Wimbledon - - - -
Beckenham - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Croydon - - - - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Exchange Server 2013
England

Exchange Server 2013
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

1 107 (79.85%) MS Exchange
2 92 (68.66%) Windows
3 86 (64.18%) Microsoft
4 80 (59.70%) Exchange Server 2010
5 72 (53.73%) Exchange Server 2007
6 65 (48.51%) Windows Server 2012
7 61 (45.52%) Active Directory
8 58 (43.28%) Windows Server 2008
9 56 (41.79%) VMware
10 41 (30.60%) Lync
11 39 (29.10%) Migration
11 39 (29.10%) Citrix
12 38 (28.36%) Exchange Server 2003
13 37 (27.61%) Microsoft Certification
13 37 (27.61%) Windows Server 2003
14 35 (26.12%) SAN
15 30 (22.39%) PowerShell
16 29 (21.64%) VMware Infrastructure
17 28 (20.90%) Finance
18 27 (20.15%) MCSE
19 26 (19.40%) Blackberry
20 24 (17.91%) Office 365
21 23 (17.16%) Windows 7
21 23 (17.16%) NetApp
22 21 (15.67%) Hyper-V
23 19 (14.18%) NetScaler
24 18 (13.43%) vSphere
25 17 (12.69%) SQL
26 16 (11.94%) WAN
26 16 (11.94%) Symantec

Exchange Server 2013
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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
1 107 (79.85%) MS Exchange
2 80 (59.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 72 (53.73%) Exchange Server 2007
4 41 (30.60%) Lync
5 38 (28.36%) Exchange Server 2003
6 16 (11.94%) Office Communications Server
7 13 (9.70%) SharePoint
8 11 (8.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 7 (5.22%) SharePoint 2010
10 6 (4.48%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (1.49%) IIS
11 2 (1.49%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2000
12 1 (0.75%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 12 (8.96%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.99%) MS Office
3 3 (2.24%) MS Visio
3 3 (2.24%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.75%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 24 (17.91%) Office 365
2 7 (5.22%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (2.99%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.75%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (26.12%) SAN
2 19 (14.18%) NetScaler
3 16 (11.94%) WAN
4 11 (8.21%) Firewall
4 11 (8.21%) DNS
4 11 (8.21%) NAS
5 9 (6.72%) Unified Communications
6 8 (5.97%) DHCP
6 8 (5.97%) TCP/IP
6 8 (5.97%) LAN
7 7 (5.22%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (4.48%) VoIP
8 6 (4.48%) SMTP
9 5 (3.73%) VLAN
10 4 (2.99%) WLAN
11 2 (1.49%) Reverse Proxy
11 2 (1.49%) Cisco Nexus
12 1 (0.75%) iSCSI
12 1 (0.75%) IMAP
12 1 (0.75%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (10.45%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (4.48%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (2.99%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.49%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 6 (4.48%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 28 (20.90%) Finance
2 14 (10.45%) Legal
3 13 (9.70%) Banking
4 11 (8.21%) Law
5 8 (5.97%) Advertising
6 7 (5.22%) Retail
7 6 (4.48%) Marketing
8 5 (3.73%) Back Office
8 5 (3.73%) Investment Banking
9 3 (2.24%) Publishing
10 1 (0.75%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (17.16%) Analyst
2 17 (12.69%) Messaging Engineer
3 16 (11.94%) Architect
4 15 (11.19%) Consultant
4 15 (11.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 14 (10.45%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 13 (9.70%) Systems Engineer
7 8 (5.97%) Support Engineer
7 8 (5.97%) Microsoft Consultant
8 6 (4.48%) Messaging Architect
8 6 (4.48%) Exchange Consultant
8 6 (4.48%) Server Engineer
9 5 (3.73%) Senior Network Engineer
9 5 (3.73%) Network Engineer
9 5 (3.73%) Solutions Analyst
10 4 (2.99%) Exchange Engineer
10 4 (2.99%) Windows Server Engineer
10 4 (2.99%) Messaging Specialist
10 4 (2.99%) Designer
10 4 (2.99%) Platform Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.22%) Middleware
2 1 (0.75%) .NET
2 1 (0.75%) MSMQ
2 1 (0.75%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 26 (19.40%) Blackberry
2 10 (7.46%) Clustering
2 10 (7.46%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.48%) Replication
4 5 (3.73%) EqualLogic
5 3 (2.24%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.49%) Thin Client
6 2 (1.49%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.75%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.75%) NHS
7 1 (0.75%) PKI
7 1 (0.75%) Statistics
7 1 (0.75%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 92 (68.66%) Windows
2 65 (48.51%) Windows Server 2012
3 58 (43.28%) Windows Server 2008
4 37 (27.61%) Windows Server 2003
5 23 (17.16%) Windows 7
6 14 (10.45%) Windows XP
7 7 (5.22%) Android
8 6 (4.48%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.75%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (0.75%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (29.10%) Migration
2 14 (10.45%) Change Management
3 11 (8.21%) Configuration Management
3 11 (8.21%) ITIL
4 7 (5.22%) Kalman Filter
5 5 (3.73%) Mobile Device Management
5 5 (3.73%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (3.73%) Asset Management
6 4 (2.99%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (2.99%) WAN Optimisation
6 4 (2.99%) Infrastructure Management
7 3 (2.24%) Line Management
7 3 (2.24%) Email Management
7 3 (2.24%) Data Migration
7 3 (2.24%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (2.24%) Change Control
7 3 (2.24%) Supplier Management
7 3 (2.24%) Project Management
7 3 (2.24%) PRINCE2
8 2 (1.49%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 30 (22.39%) PowerShell
2 17 (12.69%) SQL
3 5 (3.73%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.75%) Perl
Qualifications
1 37 (27.61%) Microsoft Certification
2 27 (20.15%) MCSE
3 12 (8.96%) MCITP
4 7 (5.22%) MCTS
5 5 (3.73%) SC Cleared
5 5 (3.73%) Security Cleared
6 3 (2.24%) VCP5
6 3 (2.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (2.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (1.49%) Degree
7 2 (1.49%) CCNA
7 2 (1.49%) MCP
7 2 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.75%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.22%) QA
System Software
1 61 (45.52%) Active Directory
2 29 (21.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (15.67%) Hyper-V
4 18 (13.43%) vSphere
5 13 (9.70%) XenApp
6 12 (8.96%) XenDesktop
7 6 (4.48%) XenServer
7 6 (4.48%) VMware ESX
8 4 (2.99%) DFS Replication
8 4 (2.99%) UAG
8 4 (2.99%) VMware Server
9 2 (1.49%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.75%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.75%) Firmware
10 1 (0.75%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 16 (11.94%) SCOM
1 16 (11.94%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 14 (10.45%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 12 (8.96%) SCCM
4 5 (3.73%) MOM
4 5 (3.73%) MIMEsweeper
5 1 (0.75%) HP SIM
5 1 (0.75%) SCSM
5 1 (0.75%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.75%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 86 (64.18%) Microsoft
2 56 (41.79%) VMware
3 39 (29.10%) Citrix
4 23 (17.16%) NetApp
5 16 (11.94%) Symantec
6 12 (8.96%) Cisco
7 11 (8.21%) Dell
8 8 (5.97%) Veeam
9 7 (5.22%) IronPort
10 6 (4.48%) HP
11 5 (3.73%) SonicWALL
11 5 (3.73%) Websense
11 5 (3.73%) F5
12 4 (2.99%) Riverbed
12 4 (2.99%) SolarWinds
12 4 (2.99%) Mitel
12 4 (2.99%) Avaya
13 3 (2.24%) CheckPoint
14 2 (1.49%) Lotus
14 2 (1.49%) EMC
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