The table below looks at the statistics for MS Exchange 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 MS Exchange over the 3 months to 17 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 99 92 102
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +10
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 465 546 437
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.01% 2.24% 2.03%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.63% 12.00% 10.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 312 337 225
Average daily rate
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£295 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £153 £131
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £468 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £300 £295
% change year-on-year
-1.66% +1.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 39 74
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +6.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.15 £12.40 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £109.50 £43.00 £29.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £15.25 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -18.66%
MS Exchange
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
4374 4551 3992
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 18.87% 18.69% 18.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 3158 3143 2621
Average daily rate £405 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £255 £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 77 81 158
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £40.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.38 £17.23 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+12.51% -9.34%

MS Exchange
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Exchange across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

MS Exchange Jobs Demand Trend in London

MS Exchange
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS Exchange across the London region.

MS Exchange Daily Rate Trend in London

MS Exchange
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Exchange across the London region over the 3 months to 17 December 2014.

MS Exchange Daily Rate Histogram in London

MS Exchange
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Exchange across the London region.

MS Exchange Hourly Rate Trend in London

MS Exchange
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Exchange across the London region over the 3 months to 17 December 2014.

MS Exchange Hourly Rate Histogram in London

MS Exchange
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 MS Exchange within the London region over the 3 months to 17 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 -10 116 £320 -1.38% 48
Kingston Upon Thames -3 5 £225 -41.93% 3
Croydon 0 4 £388 - 1
Chessington - 3 - - 1
Bromley +6 2 £173 -31.00%
Chiswick +2 2 £150 -25.00%
Wimbledon -3 1 £425 +54.54% 4
Canary Wharf - 1 - -
Ilford - 1 £150 -
Bexley - - - -
Enfield - - - - 1
Grays - - - -
Harrow - - - - 1
Hounslow - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
Southall - - - -
Stanmore - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Teddington - - - - 2
Twickenham - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Wembley - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Mayfair - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
Ealing - - - - 1
Westminster - - - -
MS Exchange
England

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing MS Exchange 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 MS Exchange.

1 727 (77.18%) Windows
2 687 (72.93%) Active Directory
3 521 (55.31%) Microsoft
4 497 (52.76%) Exchange Server 2010
5 414 (43.95%) VMware
6 366 (38.85%) Windows Server 2008
7 264 (28.03%) Citrix
8 260 (27.60%) Exchange Server 2007
9 240 (25.48%) Windows 7
10 232 (24.63%) VMware Infrastructure
11 228 (24.20%) Windows Server 2003
12 222 (23.57%) MS Office
13 211 (22.40%) Windows XP
14 195 (20.70%) Cisco
15 190 (20.17%) DNS
16 185 (19.64%) Windows Server 2012
17 183 (19.43%) ITIL
18 182 (19.32%) Blackberry
19 179 (19.00%) Exchange Server 2003
20 173 (18.37%) Migration
21 172 (18.26%) SAN
22 164 (17.41%) Finance
23 162 (17.20%) Firewall
24 158 (16.77%) MS Excel
25 151 (16.03%) Lync
26 141 (14.97%) DHCP
27 139 (14.76%) Exchange Server 2013
28 136 (14.44%) Hyper-V
28 136 (14.44%) HP
29 135 (14.33%) Microsoft Certification

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing MS Exchange 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 MS Exchange. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 497 (52.76%) Exchange Server 2010
2 260 (27.60%) Exchange Server 2007
3 179 (19.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 151 (16.03%) Lync
5 139 (14.76%) Exchange Server 2013
6 126 (13.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 116 (12.31%) SharePoint
8 54 (5.73%) IIS
9 44 (4.67%) Office Communications Server
10 15 (1.59%) SharePoint 2010
11 11 (1.17%) IBM Notes
12 10 (1.06%) SharePoint 2013
13 9 (0.96%) Apache
14 6 (0.64%) Tomcat
15 5 (0.53%) Exchange Server 5.5
16 4 (0.42%) LiveLink
16 4 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2000
16 4 (0.42%) WebSphere
16 4 (0.42%) WorkSite
16 4 (0.42%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 222 (23.57%) MS Office
2 158 (16.77%) MS Excel
3 10 (1.06%) MS Project
4 9 (0.96%) MS Visio
4 9 (0.96%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.11%) Adobe Captivate
5 1 (0.11%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 4 (0.42%) Misys Midas
2 3 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.21%) ReMetrica
4 1 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.11%) Khalix
4 1 (0.11%) LatentZero
Cloud Services
1 109 (11.57%) Office 365
2 26 (2.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
3 8 (0.85%) IaaS
4 6 (0.64%) PaaS
5 5 (0.53%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (0.42%) SaaS
7 2 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.21%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.21%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 190 (20.17%) DNS
2 172 (18.26%) SAN
3 162 (17.20%) Firewall
4 141 (14.97%) DHCP
5 105 (11.15%) LAN
6 94 (9.98%) TCP/IP
7 90 (9.55%) VPN
7 90 (9.55%) WAN
8 63 (6.69%) VLAN
9 46 (4.88%) Wireless
10 45 (4.78%) VoIP
10 45 (4.78%) NAS
11 36 (3.82%) MPLS
12 28 (2.97%) LDAP
13 22 (2.34%) Cisco ASA
13 22 (2.34%) Fibre Channel
14 21 (2.23%) Internet
14 21 (2.23%) WLAN
15 20 (2.12%) NetScaler
16 19 (2.02%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (11.36%) SQL Server
2 33 (3.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (1.49%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (0.74%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (0.74%) Oracle Database
4 7 (0.74%) MySQL
5 5 (0.53%) Oracle Exadata
6 3 (0.32%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (0.21%) Data Mining
7 2 (0.21%) MongoDB
7 2 (0.21%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (0.11%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.11%) IDOL
8 1 (0.11%) Cognos Impromptu
8 1 (0.11%) MS Access
8 1 (0.11%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 4 (0.42%) Subversion
1 4 (0.42%) Git (software)
2 3 (0.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (0.21%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.21%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.11%) WebDriver
4 1 (0.11%) MSI
4 1 (0.11%) Selenium
General
1 164 (17.41%) Finance
2 66 (7.01%) Banking
3 37 (3.93%) Legal
4 30 (3.18%) Law
5 27 (2.87%) Retail
6 23 (2.44%) Marketing
7 22 (2.34%) Advertising
8 21 (2.23%) Telecoms
9 17 (1.80%) Investment Banking
10 10 (1.06%) Publishing
11 9 (0.96%) Financial Institution
12 8 (0.85%) Spanish Language
13 6 (0.64%) Games
13 6 (0.64%) French Language
14 5 (0.53%) Back Office
14 5 (0.53%) Mandarin Language
14 5 (0.53%) Local Government
15 4 (0.42%) Front Office
15 4 (0.42%) Manufacturing
16 2 (0.21%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 214 (22.72%) Analyst
2 124 (13.16%) Support Engineer
3 96 (10.19%) Support Analyst
4 85 (9.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 81 (8.60%) 3rd Line Support
6 74 (7.86%) Desktop Support
7 71 (7.54%) Architect
8 63 (6.69%) 2nd Line Support
9 53 (5.63%) Consultant
10 51 (5.41%) Service Analyst
11 49 (5.20%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 48 (5.10%) Service Desk Analyst
13 41 (4.35%) Systems Engineer
13 41 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 41 (4.35%) IT Support
14 40 (4.25%) Server Engineer
15 36 (3.82%) Administrator
16 34 (3.61%) Desktop Engineer
17 31 (3.29%) Technical Support
18 30 (3.18%) Messaging Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (1.27%) Middleware
2 10 (1.06%) .NET
3 6 (0.64%) Web Services
4 5 (0.53%) Oracle Fusion
4 5 (0.53%) Application Packaging
5 4 (0.42%) LAMP
5 4 (0.42%) .NET Framework
6 3 (0.32%) HTML
6 3 (0.32%) ASP.NET
6 3 (0.32%) Software Packaging
7 2 (0.21%) Ajax
7 2 (0.21%) WCF
7 2 (0.21%) ADO.NET
7 2 (0.21%) CSS
7 2 (0.21%) MAPI
7 2 (0.21%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 2 (0.21%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (0.21%) libvirt
7 2 (0.21%) SailPoint
8 1 (0.11%) Corona SDK
Miscellaneous
1 182 (19.32%) Blackberry
2 65 (6.90%) Clustering
3 46 (4.88%) Replication
4 40 (4.25%) Thin Client
4 40 (4.25%) Fat Client
5 34 (3.61%) Analytical Skills
6 30 (3.18%) Management Information System
7 18 (1.91%) iPhone
8 17 (1.80%) Video Conferencing
8 17 (1.80%) Enterprise Storage
9 16 (1.70%) iPad
10 10 (1.06%) NHS
11 9 (0.96%) Client/Server
11 9 (0.96%) CESG
12 6 (0.64%) PKI
12 6 (0.64%) Computer Science
12 6 (0.64%) Online Games
13 5 (0.53%) CMDB
13 5 (0.53%) PDA
13 5 (0.53%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 727 (77.18%) Windows
2 366 (38.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 240 (25.48%) Windows 7
4 228 (24.20%) Windows Server 2003
5 211 (22.40%) Windows XP
6 185 (19.64%) Windows Server 2012
7 65 (6.90%) Windows 8
8 49 (5.20%) Linux
9 28 (2.97%) UNIX
10 23 (2.44%) Mac OS X
11 21 (2.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 18 (1.91%) Android
13 17 (1.80%) Windows Vista
14 11 (1.17%) Mac OS
15 10 (1.06%) Solaris
16 6 (0.64%) Windows Mobile
16 6 (0.64%) Windows 2000 Server
16 6 (0.64%) CentOS
17 5 (0.53%) Oracle Linux
18 4 (0.42%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 183 (19.43%) ITIL
2 173 (18.37%) Migration
3 44 (4.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 41 (4.35%) Service Management
5 37 (3.93%) Asset Management
6 33 (3.50%) Change Management
7 31 (3.29%) Project Management
8 26 (2.76%) Service Delivery
9 25 (2.65%) Problem Management
10 24 (2.55%) Business Continuity
11 22 (2.34%) Incident Management
12 18 (1.91%) Configuration Management
12 18 (1.91%) BCP
13 17 (1.80%) Data Protection
13 17 (1.80%) Performance Management
14 16 (1.70%) PRINCE2
15 15 (1.59%) Agile Software Development
16 14 (1.49%) TOGAF
16 14 (1.49%) Information Security
16 14 (1.49%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 98 (10.40%) PowerShell
2 89 (9.45%) SQL
3 23 (2.44%) VBScript
4 14 (1.49%) Perl
5 11 (1.17%) Shell Script
6 8 (0.85%) Python
7 7 (0.74%) VBA
7 7 (0.74%) VB
8 5 (0.53%) C#
9 3 (0.32%) C
9 3 (0.32%) JavaScript
10 2 (0.21%) Ruby
10 2 (0.21%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.21%) PHP
11 1 (0.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 135 (14.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 84 (8.92%) MCSE
3 45 (4.78%) Security Cleared
4 37 (3.93%) MCITP
4 37 (3.93%) Cisco Certification
5 33 (3.50%) CCNA
6 30 (3.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 28 (2.97%) Degree
8 24 (2.55%) SC Cleared
9 21 (2.23%) MCP
10 19 (2.02%) MCSA
11 17 (1.80%) MCTS
12 16 (1.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 14 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
14 10 (1.06%) CCA
14 10 (1.06%) Citrix Certification
15 9 (0.96%) DV Cleared
16 8 (0.85%) CCNP
17 7 (0.74%) VCP5
18 6 (0.64%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (4.56%) SLA
2 5 (0.53%) QA
3 1 (0.11%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.11%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.11%) COBIT
3 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 687 (72.93%) Active Directory
2 232 (24.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 136 (14.44%) Hyper-V
4 99 (10.51%) XenApp
5 67 (7.11%) vSphere
6 53 (5.63%) VMware ESX
7 38 (4.03%) Xen
8 29 (3.08%) XenDesktop
9 23 (2.44%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 20 (2.12%) VMware Server
11 18 (1.91%) XenServer
12 16 (1.70%) NLBS
13 15 (1.59%) VMware ESXi
13 15 (1.59%) NFS
14 14 (1.49%) DFS Replication
15 13 (1.38%) Microsoft App-V
16 10 (1.06%) Terminal Services
17 8 (0.85%) VMware Workstation
17 8 (0.85%) UAG
18 7 (0.74%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 105 (11.15%) SCCM
2 61 (6.48%) Backup Exec
3 44 (4.67%) SCOM
4 34 (3.61%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 30 (3.18%) Norton AntiVirus
6 27 (2.87%) WSUS
7 16 (1.70%) MIMEsweeper
8 14 (1.49%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 13 (1.38%) Nagios
9 13 (1.38%) SCVMM
10 10 (1.06%) MAILsweeper
10 10 (1.06%) Casper Suite
11 9 (0.96%) SCDPM
11 9 (0.96%) SCOrch
11 9 (0.96%) McAfee ePO
11 9 (0.96%) HP SIM
12 7 (0.74%) ARCserve
12 7 (0.74%) NetBackup
13 6 (0.64%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 6 (0.64%) Puppet
Vendors
1 521 (55.31%) Microsoft
2 414 (43.95%) VMware
3 264 (28.03%) Citrix
4 195 (20.70%) Cisco
5 136 (14.44%) HP
6 98 (10.40%) Symantec
7 81 (8.60%) NetApp
8 67 (7.11%) Dell
9 49 (5.20%) EMC
10 44 (4.67%) SolarWinds
11 41 (4.35%) CheckPoint
12 30 (3.18%) Veeam
13 27 (2.87%) Bloomberg
14 26 (2.76%) McAfee
14 26 (2.76%) Apple
15 24 (2.55%) Sophos
16 21 (2.23%) Oracle
17 19 (2.02%) IBM
18 17 (1.80%) Red Hat
18 17 (1.80%) Juniper
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