The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server 2013
Rank 372 369 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2013 40 20 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.17% 0.093% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.93% 0.51% -
Number of daily rates quoted 25 13 0
Average daily rate £275 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.88% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £415 -
% change year-on-year
-15.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £67.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £32.50 -
% change year-on-year
-35.38% -
Application Platforms Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
4282 3897 4403
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 17.70% 18.04% 15.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 2944 2503 2664
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 79 136 126
Average hourly rate £20.00 £21.34 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +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 £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
Exchange Server 2013
England

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 18 April 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 18 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 +9 25 £240 +6.66% 9
Wimbledon - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Edgware - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Romford - - - -
Surbiton - - - - 1
Twickenham - - - - 2
Worcester Park - - - -
Exchange Server 2013
England

Exchange Server 2013
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 70 (86.42%) MS Exchange
2 51 (62.96%) Microsoft
3 49 (60.49%) Exchange Server 2010
4 42 (51.85%) Windows
5 27 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
6 25 (30.86%) Migration
6 25 (30.86%) VMware
7 24 (29.63%) Active Directory
8 23 (28.40%) Lync
8 23 (28.40%) Windows Server 2008
9 20 (24.69%) Microsoft Certification
9 20 (24.69%) Cisco
10 18 (22.22%) SAN
10 18 (22.22%) Finance
10 18 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
11 17 (20.99%) Office 365
12 16 (19.75%) Citrix
12 16 (19.75%) MCSE
13 14 (17.28%) SQL
13 14 (17.28%) Legal
13 14 (17.28%) Hyper-V
13 14 (17.28%) SCOM
13 14 (17.28%) Exchange Server 2003
14 13 (16.05%) Windows 7
14 13 (16.05%) Blackberry
15 12 (14.81%) Law
16 11 (13.58%) SQL Server
16 11 (13.58%) DNS
16 11 (13.58%) MCITP
17 10 (12.35%) Clustering

Exchange Server 2013
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 70 (86.42%) MS Exchange
2 49 (60.49%) Exchange Server 2010
3 27 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
4 23 (28.40%) Lync
5 14 (17.28%) Exchange Server 2003
6 10 (12.35%) IBM Notes
7 9 (11.11%) Office Communications Server
8 8 (9.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 7 (8.64%) Lotus Domino
10 4 (4.94%) Exchange Server 5.5
11 2 (2.47%) SharePoint
11 2 (2.47%) IIS
12 1 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 8 (9.88%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.47%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 17 (20.99%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (22.22%) SAN
2 11 (13.58%) DNS
3 10 (12.35%) WAN
4 9 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (6.17%) DHCP
6 4 (4.94%) NetScaler
6 4 (4.94%) NAS
7 3 (3.70%) TCP/IP
7 3 (3.70%) SMTP
7 3 (3.70%) Unified Communications
8 2 (2.47%) Fibre Channel
8 2 (2.47%) IP Telephony
8 2 (2.47%) Firewall
8 2 (2.47%) Internet
9 1 (1.23%) VPN
9 1 (1.23%) LAN
9 1 (1.23%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.58%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 18 (22.22%) Finance
2 14 (17.28%) Legal
3 12 (14.81%) Law
4 6 (7.41%) Retail
5 3 (3.70%) Banking
6 1 (1.23%) Advertising
6 1 (1.23%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (16.05%) Consultant
2 9 (11.11%) Exchange Consultant
3 8 (9.88%) Systems Engineer
3 8 (9.88%) Architect
4 7 (8.64%) Network Engineer
4 7 (8.64%) Senior Network Engineer
5 5 (6.17%) Analyst
5 5 (6.17%) Messaging Specialist
5 5 (6.17%) Messaging Engineer
6 4 (4.94%) Exchange Administrator
6 4 (4.94%) Server Engineer
6 4 (4.94%) Administrator
7 3 (3.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (2.47%) Communications Analyst
8 2 (2.47%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
8 2 (2.47%) Windows Engineer
8 2 (2.47%) Designer
8 2 (2.47%) Messaging Analyst
8 2 (2.47%) Exchange Engineer
8 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (11.11%) XMPP
2 1 (1.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.05%) Blackberry
2 10 (12.35%) Clustering
3 9 (11.11%) EqualLogic
4 4 (4.94%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (4.94%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.47%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 42 (51.85%) Windows
2 23 (28.40%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (16.05%) Windows 7
5 6 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (6.17%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (1.23%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.23%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.23%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (30.86%) Migration
2 9 (11.11%) ITIL
3 7 (8.64%) Mobile Device Management
4 4 (4.94%) Software Testing
5 2 (2.47%) Business Transformation
5 2 (2.47%) Project Planning
5 2 (2.47%) TOGAF
5 2 (2.47%) Workflow
6 1 (1.23%) Project Management
6 1 (1.23%) Change Management
6 1 (1.23%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (17.28%) SQL
2 10 (12.35%) PowerShell
3 6 (7.41%) LotusScript
4 1 (1.23%) C
Qualifications
1 20 (24.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (19.75%) MCSE
3 11 (13.58%) MCITP
4 5 (6.17%) MCP
5 1 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.23%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.88%) QA
2 1 (1.23%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (29.63%) Active Directory
2 14 (17.28%) Hyper-V
3 7 (8.64%) VMware ESX
3 7 (8.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (6.17%) XenDesktop
4 5 (6.17%) vSphere
5 4 (4.94%) NFS
6 2 (2.47%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.23%) XenApp
7 1 (1.23%) UAG
Systems Management
1 14 (17.28%) SCOM
2 4 (4.94%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 3 (3.70%) SCCM
4 1 (1.23%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 51 (62.96%) Microsoft
2 25 (30.86%) VMware
3 20 (24.69%) Cisco
4 16 (19.75%) Citrix
5 10 (12.35%) Dell
5 10 (12.35%) Lotus
6 9 (11.11%) SonicWALL
7 8 (9.88%) NetApp
8 6 (7.41%) MobileIron
8 6 (7.41%) Nimsoft
9 5 (6.17%) Symantec
10 3 (3.70%) Mitel
11 2 (2.47%) RightFax
11 2 (2.47%) EMC
11 2 (2.47%) Clearswift
12 1 (1.23%) Apple
12 1 (1.23%) CommVault
12 1 (1.23%) Tandberg
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