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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server 2013
Rank 318 372 -
Rank change year-on-year
+54 -
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2013 92 52 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.40% 0.21% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.12% 1.15% -
Number of daily rates quoted 70 30 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £31.00 -
% change year-on-year
-11.29% -
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
4343 4525 3968
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 18.84% 18.66% 18.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 3136 3127 2607
Average daily rate £410 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £253 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 79 157
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £41.82 £44.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.24 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+10.22% -9.27%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +11 21 £368 -2.00% 16
Docklands, London - - - -
Ealing - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Stanmore - - - -
Exchange Server 2013
England

Exchange Server 2013
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 139 (89.10%) MS Exchange
2 123 (78.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 105 (67.31%) Windows
4 103 (66.03%) Active Directory
5 99 (63.46%) Microsoft
6 93 (59.62%) Exchange Server 2007
7 90 (57.69%) VMware
8 83 (53.21%) Windows Server 2008
9 79 (50.64%) Windows Server 2012
10 59 (37.82%) Migration
11 56 (35.90%) Windows Server 2003
12 54 (34.62%) VMware Infrastructure
13 51 (32.69%) Office 365
14 46 (29.49%) Microsoft Certification
15 44 (28.21%) Lync
16 43 (27.56%) PowerShell
16 43 (27.56%) Exchange Server 2003
17 39 (25.00%) Hyper-V
17 39 (25.00%) Citrix
18 38 (24.36%) SAN
19 37 (23.72%) Finance
20 35 (22.44%) NetApp
21 32 (20.51%) MCSE
22 27 (17.31%) Firewall
23 25 (16.03%) Blackberry
24 24 (15.38%) XenApp
25 22 (14.10%) Office Communications Server
25 22 (14.10%) Symantec
25 22 (14.10%) ITIL
25 22 (14.10%) Cisco

Exchange Server 2013
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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
1 139 (89.10%) MS Exchange
2 123 (78.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 93 (59.62%) Exchange Server 2007
4 44 (28.21%) Lync
5 43 (27.56%) Exchange Server 2003
6 22 (14.10%) Office Communications Server
7 19 (12.18%) SharePoint
8 14 (8.97%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 9 (5.77%) IIS
10 4 (2.56%) IBM Notes
11 2 (1.28%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.64%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.64%) Apache
12 1 (0.64%) Lotus Domino
12 1 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2000
12 1 (0.64%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 21 (13.46%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.21%) MS Office
3 2 (1.28%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.28%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.64%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 51 (32.69%) Office 365
2 11 (7.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (4.49%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.28%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.28%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (24.36%) SAN
2 27 (17.31%) Firewall
3 20 (12.82%) VLAN
3 20 (12.82%) DNS
4 15 (9.62%) NAS
5 14 (8.97%) NetScaler
5 14 (8.97%) DHCP
6 12 (7.69%) VPN
7 10 (6.41%) WAN
8 9 (5.77%) VoIP
9 8 (5.13%) Unified Communications
9 8 (5.13%) LDAP
10 7 (4.49%) TCP/IP
11 6 (3.85%) WLAN
11 6 (3.85%) LAN
12 5 (3.21%) MPLS
13 4 (2.56%) Kerberos
13 4 (2.56%) SNMP
14 3 (1.92%) Cisco ASA
15 2 (1.28%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (8.97%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.49%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (2.56%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.28%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.64%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (3.21%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 37 (23.72%) Finance
2 14 (8.97%) Banking
3 13 (8.33%) Advertising
4 11 (7.05%) Marketing
5 7 (4.49%) Retail
6 6 (3.85%) Investment Banking
7 5 (3.21%) Financial Institution
8 4 (2.56%) Legal
9 3 (1.92%) Publishing
10 1 (0.64%) Law
10 1 (0.64%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (18.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 21 (13.46%) Architect
3 20 (12.82%) Consultant
4 18 (11.54%) Analyst
5 16 (10.26%) Support Engineer
6 15 (9.62%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 14 (8.97%) Messaging Engineer
8 12 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
9 8 (5.13%) Microsoft Consultant
9 8 (5.13%) 3rd Line Support
10 7 (4.49%) Exchange Engineer
10 7 (4.49%) Exchange Consultant
10 7 (4.49%) Wintel Engineer
11 6 (3.85%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 6 (3.85%) Server Analyst
11 6 (3.85%) Messaging Architect
11 6 (3.85%) Server Engineer
12 5 (3.21%) 2nd Line Support
12 5 (3.21%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
12 5 (3.21%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.49%) Middleware
2 3 (1.92%) Application Packaging
3 2 (1.28%) .NET
4 1 (0.64%) HTML
4 1 (0.64%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.64%) JSP
4 1 (0.64%) MAPI
4 1 (0.64%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 25 (16.03%) Blackberry
2 11 (7.05%) Replication
3 9 (5.77%) Clustering
4 8 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (3.85%) Fat Client
5 6 (3.85%) Thin Client
6 3 (1.92%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.28%) Hedge funds
7 2 (1.28%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.28%) NHS
7 2 (1.28%) FlexPod
8 1 (0.64%) Statistics
8 1 (0.64%) PKI
8 1 (0.64%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 105 (67.31%) Windows
2 83 (53.21%) Windows Server 2008
3 79 (50.64%) Windows Server 2012
4 56 (35.90%) Windows Server 2003
5 16 (10.26%) Windows XP
6 11 (7.05%) Windows 7
7 7 (4.49%) Linux
7 7 (4.49%) Android
8 6 (3.85%) Windows 8
9 3 (1.92%) MVS
9 3 (1.92%) UNIX
10 1 (0.64%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.64%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.64%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (37.82%) Migration
2 22 (14.10%) ITIL
3 19 (12.18%) Change Management
4 14 (8.97%) Configuration Management
5 11 (7.05%) Kalman Filter
6 8 (5.13%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (4.49%) Asset Management
8 6 (3.85%) Change Control
8 6 (3.85%) Infrastructure Management
9 5 (3.21%) WAN Optimisation
10 4 (2.56%) Project Management
11 3 (1.92%) Line Management
11 3 (1.92%) Email Migration
11 3 (1.92%) Mobile Device Management
11 3 (1.92%) PRINCE2
11 3 (1.92%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (1.92%) Supplier Management
11 3 (1.92%) Problem Management
11 3 (1.92%) Data Migration
11 3 (1.92%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (27.56%) PowerShell
2 9 (5.77%) SQL
3 5 (3.21%) Shell Script
4 3 (1.92%) VBScript
5 2 (1.28%) Perl
6 1 (0.64%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 46 (29.49%) Microsoft Certification
2 32 (20.51%) MCSE
3 13 (8.33%) MCTS
4 11 (7.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 7 (4.49%) VCP5
6 6 (3.85%) Degree
6 6 (3.85%) CCNA
6 6 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (3.21%) MCSA
7 5 (3.21%) MCP
7 5 (3.21%) Citrix Certification
8 4 (2.56%) MCITP
9 3 (1.92%) CCEA
9 3 (1.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (1.92%) CCA
9 3 (1.92%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (1.92%) Security Cleared
9 3 (1.92%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.64%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.64%) SLA
System Software
1 103 (66.03%) Active Directory
2 54 (34.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 24 (15.38%) XenApp
5 21 (13.46%) vSphere
6 9 (5.77%) XenServer
7 8 (5.13%) VMware Server
7 8 (5.13%) DFS Replication
7 8 (5.13%) VMware ESX
8 5 (3.21%) Microsoft App-V
8 5 (3.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 3 (1.92%) UAG
10 2 (1.28%) XenDesktop
10 2 (1.28%) Postfix
10 2 (1.28%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (1.28%) Xen
10 2 (1.28%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.64%) KVM
11 1 (0.64%) Firmware
11 1 (0.64%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 15 (9.62%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 14 (8.97%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 14 (8.97%) SCCM
2 14 (8.97%) SCOM
3 5 (3.21%) MIMEsweeper
3 5 (3.21%) MOM
4 4 (2.56%) HP SIM
5 1 (0.64%) Foglight
5 1 (0.64%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.64%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.64%) WSUS
5 1 (0.64%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 99 (63.46%) Microsoft
2 90 (57.69%) VMware
3 39 (25.00%) Citrix
4 35 (22.44%) NetApp
5 22 (14.10%) Symantec
5 22 (14.10%) Cisco
6 19 (12.18%) HP
7 17 (10.90%) EMC
8 13 (8.33%) Dell
8 13 (8.33%) Veeam
9 8 (5.13%) AppSense
10 7 (4.49%) Mitel
10 7 (4.49%) SolarWinds
10 7 (4.49%) IronPort
11 6 (3.85%) CheckPoint
12 5 (3.21%) Websense
12 5 (3.21%) Riverbed
13 4 (2.56%) Altiris
13 4 (2.56%) Veritas
13 4 (2.56%) Lotus
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