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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server 2013
Rank 342 349 372
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +23
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2013 61 46 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.28% 0.20% 0.11%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.44% 1.11% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 32 18
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£300 £330 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £240 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £406 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £280
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +16.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £17.86 £22.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.64% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £21.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.32% -33.84%
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
4249 4126 3921
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 19.17% 18.23% 17.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 2843 2869 2495
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £538 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 113 60 168
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -11.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £31.40 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £17.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+17.01% -9.21%

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 22 May 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
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 22 May 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 +7 15 £260 +0.97% 9
Ealing - 3 £180 -
Exchange Server 2013
England

Exchange Server 2013
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 122 (79.22%) MS Exchange
2 107 (69.48%) Windows
3 91 (59.09%) Active Directory
4 89 (57.79%) Exchange Server 2010
5 83 (53.90%) VMware
6 80 (51.95%) Microsoft
7 65 (42.21%) Windows Server 2012
8 58 (37.66%) Windows Server 2008
9 55 (35.71%) Exchange Server 2007
10 45 (29.22%) VMware Infrastructure
11 44 (28.57%) Migration
12 41 (26.62%) Hyper-V
12 41 (26.62%) Office 365
13 40 (25.97%) Citrix
14 39 (25.32%) SAN
15 38 (24.68%) Lync
16 37 (24.03%) DNS
16 37 (24.03%) Firewall
17 33 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
18 32 (20.78%) MCSE
18 32 (20.78%) vSphere
19 31 (20.13%) Windows 7
20 29 (18.83%) Cisco
21 25 (16.23%) MS Excel
21 25 (16.23%) Finance
22 24 (15.58%) VPN
23 23 (14.94%) Windows Server 2003
24 22 (14.29%) SQL Server
25 21 (13.64%) PowerShell
25 21 (13.64%) VLAN

Exchange Server 2013
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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
1 122 (79.22%) MS Exchange
2 89 (57.79%) Exchange Server 2010
3 55 (35.71%) Exchange Server 2007
4 38 (24.68%) Lync
5 20 (12.99%) IIS
5 20 (12.99%) SharePoint
6 13 (8.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 10 (6.49%) Office Communications Server
8 8 (5.19%) SharePoint 2013
9 5 (3.25%) Exchange Server 2003
9 5 (3.25%) SharePoint 2010
10 4 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2000
11 3 (1.95%) SharePoint Server
12 2 (1.30%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 25 (16.23%) MS Excel
2 20 (12.99%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.65%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 41 (26.62%) Office 365
2 15 (9.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (5.84%) IaaS
4 8 (5.19%) PaaS
5 7 (4.55%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.65%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (25.32%) SAN
2 37 (24.03%) DNS
2 37 (24.03%) Firewall
3 24 (15.58%) VPN
4 21 (13.64%) VLAN
5 20 (12.99%) LAN
6 19 (12.34%) WAN
7 18 (11.69%) DHCP
8 15 (9.74%) NAS
9 12 (7.79%) TCP/IP
10 10 (6.49%) LDAP
11 9 (5.84%) VoIP
11 9 (5.84%) Internet
11 9 (5.84%) iSCSI
12 7 (4.55%) BIG-IP
13 6 (3.90%) Cisco IOS
14 5 (3.25%) Cisco ASA
15 4 (2.60%) PBX
16 3 (1.95%) Cisco PIX
16 3 (1.95%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.60%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (2.60%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (1.30%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 25 (16.23%) Finance
2 7 (4.55%) Advertising
3 6 (3.90%) Retail
4 3 (1.95%) Law
4 3 (1.95%) Electronics
5 2 (1.30%) Legal
5 2 (1.30%) Back Office
6 1 (0.65%) Marketing
6 1 (0.65%) Banking
Job Titles
1 33 (21.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 20 (12.99%) Architect
3 18 (11.69%) Analyst
3 18 (11.69%) Support Engineer
3 18 (11.69%) 3rd Line Support
4 12 (7.79%) Technical Architect
5 11 (7.14%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 11 (7.14%) Administrator
6 10 (6.49%) Messaging Analyst
6 10 (6.49%) Systems Engineer
7 8 (5.19%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 8 (5.19%) Systems Administrator
8 7 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support
9 6 (3.90%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 6 (3.90%) Windows Administrator
9 6 (3.90%) Windows Systems Administrator
9 6 (3.90%) Solutions Architect
10 5 (3.25%) Consultant
10 5 (3.25%) Exchange Engineer
10 5 (3.25%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.55%) Application Packaging
2 3 (1.95%) HTML
3 2 (1.30%) XMPP
3 2 (1.30%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.30%) JSP
3 2 (1.30%) .NET
4 1 (0.65%) Web Services
4 1 (0.65%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (12.99%) Clustering
2 15 (9.74%) Blackberry
3 11 (7.14%) Hedge funds
4 6 (3.90%) PKI
5 5 (3.25%) Management Information System
5 5 (3.25%) Computer Science
5 5 (3.25%) Public Cloud
6 4 (2.60%) iPhone
6 4 (2.60%) NHS
7 3 (1.95%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.30%) iPad
8 2 (1.30%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (1.30%) Fat Client
8 2 (1.30%) IVR
8 2 (1.30%) Smartphone
8 2 (1.30%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.65%) Fixed Income
9 1 (0.65%) Equities
9 1 (0.65%) EqualLogic
9 1 (0.65%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 107 (69.48%) Windows
2 65 (42.21%) Windows Server 2012
3 58 (37.66%) Windows Server 2008
4 31 (20.13%) Windows 7
5 23 (14.94%) Windows Server 2003
6 18 (11.69%) Linux
7 11 (7.14%) Windows 8
8 7 (4.55%) Windows XP
9 5 (3.25%) Android
10 4 (2.60%) Apple iOS
11 3 (1.95%) UNIX
11 3 (1.95%) Mac OS X
12 2 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.65%) MVS
13 1 (0.65%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (28.57%) Migration
2 14 (9.09%) ITIL
3 10 (6.49%) Asset Management
4 9 (5.84%) Configuration Management
4 9 (5.84%) Disaster Recovery
4 9 (5.84%) Root Cause Analysis
5 7 (4.55%) Information Security
5 7 (4.55%) Release Management
5 7 (4.55%) Performance Tuning
5 7 (4.55%) Performance Monitoring
6 6 (3.90%) Service Delivery
7 5 (3.25%) CRM
7 5 (3.25%) Project Management
7 5 (3.25%) Change Management
8 4 (2.60%) Load Balancing
8 4 (2.60%) Technical Architecture
9 3 (1.95%) Service Management
9 3 (1.95%) Security Management
9 3 (1.95%) Operations Management
10 2 (1.30%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 21 (13.64%) PowerShell
2 19 (12.34%) SQL
3 9 (5.84%) VBScript
4 3 (1.95%) C
5 2 (1.30%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.65%) Perl
Qualifications
1 33 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 32 (20.78%) MCSE
3 12 (7.79%) SC Cleared
3 12 (7.79%) Security Cleared
3 12 (7.79%) MCP
4 11 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (6.49%) CCNA
6 9 (5.84%) MCSA
7 8 (5.19%) MCITP
8 7 (4.55%) Degree
9 5 (3.25%) MCTS
10 4 (2.60%) CCNP
11 3 (1.95%) CCA
11 3 (1.95%) Citrix Certification
11 3 (1.95%) CCEA
11 3 (1.95%) HNC
11 3 (1.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 2 (1.30%) MCSD
13 1 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (0.65%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.90%) SLA
2 3 (1.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.65%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 91 (59.09%) Active Directory
2 45 (29.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (26.62%) Hyper-V
4 32 (20.78%) vSphere
5 13 (8.44%) XenApp
6 12 (7.79%) XenDesktop
7 9 (5.84%) VMware ESX
8 7 (4.55%) NFS
9 6 (3.90%) Microsoft App-V
10 5 (3.25%) VMware Workstation
10 5 (3.25%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (1.95%) VMware Server
12 2 (1.30%) Xen
13 1 (0.65%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.65%) ISA Server
13 1 (0.65%) XenServer
13 1 (0.65%) DFS Replication
13 1 (0.65%) KVM
Systems Management
1 20 (12.99%) SCCM
2 6 (3.90%) SCOM
3 3 (1.95%) XenMobile
3 3 (1.95%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 2 (1.30%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.65%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.65%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.65%) ARCserve
5 1 (0.65%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (0.65%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.65%) WSUS
5 1 (0.65%) SCDPM
5 1 (0.65%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 83 (53.90%) VMware
2 80 (51.95%) Microsoft
3 40 (25.97%) Citrix
4 29 (18.83%) Cisco
5 20 (12.99%) HP
5 20 (12.99%) EMC
6 15 (9.74%) NetApp
7 10 (6.49%) F5
8 9 (5.84%) Symantec
8 9 (5.84%) 3PAR
9 8 (5.19%) Apple
10 7 (4.55%) AppSense
11 6 (3.90%) Dell
12 5 (3.25%) CommVault
12 5 (3.25%) Veeam
13 3 (1.95%) Oracle
13 3 (1.95%) CheckPoint
13 3 (1.95%) Spiceworks
14 2 (1.30%) Sonus
14 2 (1.30%) SolarWinds
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