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 6 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 110 115 86
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -29
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 437 423 490
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.94% 1.84% 2.30%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.19% 10.30% 12.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 238 269
Average daily rate
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£320 £320 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £142 £159 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £286 £265 £270
% change year-on-year
+8.01% -1.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 46 78
Average hourly rate £18.60 £18.45 £21.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.81% -13.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.15 £13.00 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £27.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
- -7.24%
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
4288 4106 3839
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 19.07% 17.86% 18.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2879 2862 2452
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 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 75 146
Average hourly rate £19.75 £19.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.94% -13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.10 £45.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.09 £18.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+11.62% -7.69%

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 6 May 2015.

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 6 May 2015.

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 6 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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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 +11 125 £350 +16.66% 42
Croydon -4 5 £325 +95.19% 2
Bromley - 5 £275 -
Ealing - 4 £170 -
Ilford - 2 £230 -
Uxbridge - 2 £195 - 2
Wembley - 2 £128 -
Docklands, London -3 1 £450 -
Chessington - 1 - -
Hayes - 1 £350 - 2
Hillingdon - 1 £135 -
Southwark - 1 - - 1
Brentford - 1 £375 -
MS Exchange
England

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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.

1 611 (75.71%) Windows
2 552 (68.40%) Active Directory
3 415 (51.43%) Microsoft
4 363 (44.98%) Exchange Server 2010
5 355 (43.99%) VMware
6 295 (36.56%) Windows Server 2008
7 226 (28.00%) Citrix
8 190 (23.54%) Windows 7
9 188 (23.30%) Windows Server 2012
10 185 (22.92%) VMware Infrastructure
11 174 (21.56%) MS Office
12 152 (18.84%) Windows Server 2003
13 148 (18.34%) Cisco
14 147 (18.22%) DNS
14 147 (18.22%) MS Excel
14 147 (18.22%) Exchange Server 2007
15 143 (17.72%) Finance
16 132 (16.36%) ITIL
17 130 (16.11%) Firewall
18 128 (15.86%) Exchange Server 2013
19 123 (15.24%) SAN
20 120 (14.87%) Migration
21 114 (14.13%) SQL Server
22 110 (13.63%) Windows XP
22 110 (13.63%) Blackberry
23 105 (13.01%) Lync
24 103 (12.76%) LAN
25 100 (12.39%) Office 365
26 98 (12.14%) Exchange Server 2003
27 96 (11.90%) Microsoft Certification

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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
1 363 (44.98%) Exchange Server 2010
2 147 (18.22%) Exchange Server 2007
3 128 (15.86%) Exchange Server 2013
4 105 (13.01%) Lync
5 98 (12.14%) Exchange Server 2003
6 91 (11.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 78 (9.67%) SharePoint
8 45 (5.58%) IIS
9 26 (3.22%) Office Communications Server
10 13 (1.61%) SharePoint 2010
11 7 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2000
11 7 (0.87%) IBM Notes
11 7 (0.87%) Lotus Domino
11 7 (0.87%) Apache
12 6 (0.74%) SharePoint 2013
13 4 (0.50%) nginx
13 4 (0.50%) Apache Solr
14 3 (0.37%) GroupWise
14 3 (0.37%) SharePoint Server
15 2 (0.25%) WorkSite
Applications
1 174 (21.56%) MS Office
2 147 (18.22%) MS Excel
3 9 (1.12%) MS Visio
3 9 (1.12%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (0.87%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 6 (0.74%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.50%) MS Project
6 4 (0.50%) InDesign
7 1 (0.12%) Shockwave
7 1 (0.12%) Quicktime
7 1 (0.12%) PaintShop Pro
7 1 (0.12%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 4 (0.50%) RMDS
2 3 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.12%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 100 (12.39%) Office 365
2 32 (3.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (2.23%) Mimecast
4 11 (1.36%) Google Apps
4 11 (1.36%) IaaS
5 10 (1.24%) Amazon AWS
6 6 (0.74%) PaaS
7 4 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (0.50%) Amazon S3
7 4 (0.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 2 (0.25%) SaaS
9 1 (0.12%) Symantec.cloud
9 1 (0.12%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.12%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 147 (18.22%) DNS
2 130 (16.11%) Firewall
3 123 (15.24%) SAN
4 103 (12.76%) LAN
5 92 (11.40%) DHCP
6 87 (10.78%) TCP/IP
7 81 (10.04%) WAN
8 73 (9.05%) VPN
9 51 (6.32%) VLAN
10 35 (4.34%) VoIP
11 34 (4.21%) NAS
12 32 (3.97%) LDAP
13 26 (3.22%) Internet
13 26 (3.22%) BIG-IP
14 23 (2.85%) Wireless
15 22 (2.73%) MPLS
16 17 (2.11%) iSCSI
17 16 (1.98%) DSL
18 13 (1.61%) Unified Communications
19 12 (1.49%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 114 (14.13%) SQL Server
2 27 (3.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (1.24%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (0.87%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (0.62%) Relational Database
6 4 (0.50%) Oracle Database
6 4 (0.50%) MongoDB
6 4 (0.50%) NoSQL
6 4 (0.50%) MySQL
7 2 (0.25%) IDOL
8 1 (0.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.12%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.12%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.12%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.12%) FileMaker
8 1 (0.12%) Oracle Exadata
8 1 (0.12%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 3 (0.37%) AdminStudio
2 2 (0.25%) JIRA
2 2 (0.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.12%) WebDriver
3 1 (0.12%) MSBuild
3 1 (0.12%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.12%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (0.12%) MSI
3 1 (0.12%) Selenium
3 1 (0.12%) TeamCity
General
1 143 (17.72%) Finance
2 53 (6.57%) Banking
3 29 (3.59%) Legal
4 20 (2.48%) Law
5 17 (2.11%) Retail
6 16 (1.98%) Advertising
7 15 (1.86%) Back Office
8 13 (1.61%) Telecoms
9 12 (1.49%) Publishing
10 8 (0.99%) Investment Banking
10 8 (0.99%) Financial Institution
10 8 (0.99%) Marketing
11 4 (0.50%) Local Government
12 3 (0.37%) Electronics
13 2 (0.25%) Manufacturing
14 1 (0.12%) Front Office
14 1 (0.12%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.12%) Mandarin Language
14 1 (0.12%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 179 (22.18%) Analyst
2 106 (13.14%) Support Engineer
3 101 (12.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 83 (10.29%) 2nd Line Support
5 73 (9.05%) Support Analyst
6 61 (7.56%) Desktop Support
7 59 (7.31%) 3rd Line Support
8 51 (6.32%) Server Engineer
9 41 (5.08%) IT Support
10 37 (4.58%) Service Analyst
10 37 (4.58%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 36 (4.46%) Administrator
12 35 (4.34%) Consultant
13 34 (4.21%) Service Desk Analyst
14 33 (4.09%) Architect
15 30 (3.72%) Desktop Engineer
16 28 (3.47%) Project Manager
16 28 (3.47%) 1st Line Support
16 28 (3.47%) Systems Engineer
17 27 (3.35%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (1.73%) .NET
2 8 (0.99%) MAPI
3 7 (0.87%) HTML
3 7 (0.87%) XML
3 7 (0.87%) Application Packaging
4 6 (0.74%) Middleware
4 6 (0.74%) Web Services
5 5 (0.62%) ASP.NET
6 4 (0.50%) SailPoint
6 4 (0.50%) libvirt
7 3 (0.37%) JSP
7 3 (0.37%) JSON
7 3 (0.37%) SAML
8 2 (0.25%) LAMP
8 2 (0.25%) XMPP
8 2 (0.25%) Software Packaging
9 1 (0.12%) REST
9 1 (0.12%) FIX Protocol
9 1 (0.12%) Corona SDK
9 1 (0.12%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 110 (13.63%) Blackberry
2 51 (6.32%) Clustering
3 26 (3.22%) NHS
3 26 (3.22%) iPhone
4 24 (2.97%) Video Conferencing
5 20 (2.48%) Fat Client
5 20 (2.48%) Analytical Skills
5 20 (2.48%) Thin Client
6 16 (1.98%) Management Information System
7 14 (1.73%) Computer Science
8 13 (1.61%) Hedge funds
9 11 (1.36%) iPad
10 10 (1.24%) PKI
10 10 (1.24%) Replication
11 7 (0.87%) PDA
11 7 (0.87%) Hybrid Cloud
12 6 (0.74%) Enterprise Storage
13 5 (0.62%) Statistics
13 5 (0.62%) CLARiiON
13 5 (0.62%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 611 (75.71%) Windows
2 295 (36.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 190 (23.54%) Windows 7
4 188 (23.30%) Windows Server 2012
5 152 (18.84%) Windows Server 2003
6 110 (13.63%) Windows XP
7 55 (6.82%) Linux
8 47 (5.82%) Windows 8
9 41 (5.08%) Android
10 23 (2.85%) Mac OS X
11 22 (2.73%) UNIX
12 18 (2.23%) Apple iOS
13 12 (1.49%) Windows Vista
14 10 (1.24%) Windows 2000 Server
15 8 (0.99%) Solaris
16 7 (0.87%) Debian
16 7 (0.87%) Mac OS
17 6 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 4 (0.50%) Mac OS X Server
18 4 (0.50%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (16.36%) ITIL
2 120 (14.87%) Migration
3 46 (5.70%) Disaster Recovery
4 36 (4.46%) Service Management
5 35 (4.34%) Project Management
6 29 (3.59%) Incident Management
7 28 (3.47%) Business Continuity
8 27 (3.35%) Change Management
8 27 (3.35%) Problem Management
9 18 (2.23%) ITSM
9 18 (2.23%) Service Delivery
10 16 (1.98%) Performance Management
11 15 (1.86%) Information Security
11 15 (1.86%) Asset Management
12 14 (1.73%) Capacity Planning
13 13 (1.61%) BCP
13 13 (1.61%) Configuration Management
13 13 (1.61%) Mobile Device Management
13 13 (1.61%) Business Continuity Planning
13 13 (1.61%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 80 (9.91%) SQL
2 74 (9.17%) PowerShell
3 18 (2.23%) VBScript
4 14 (1.73%) Perl
5 13 (1.61%) Shell Script
6 9 (1.12%) Python
7 7 (0.87%) C#
7 7 (0.87%) JavaScript
8 5 (0.62%) Java
9 4 (0.50%) C
9 4 (0.50%) Ruby
10 3 (0.37%) VB
10 3 (0.37%) VBA
11 1 (0.12%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.12%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.12%) R
Qualifications
1 96 (11.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 78 (9.67%) MCSE
3 38 (4.71%) Cisco Certification
4 37 (4.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 35 (4.34%) CCNA
6 32 (3.97%) Degree
7 29 (3.59%) MCSA
8 28 (3.47%) MCITP
8 28 (3.47%) Security Cleared
9 25 (3.10%) MCP
10 22 (2.73%) SC Cleared
11 14 (1.73%) MCTS
12 12 (1.49%) Citrix Certification
13 11 (1.36%) CCNP
14 9 (1.12%) CCA
15 7 (0.87%) ITIL Certification
16 6 (0.74%) CCEA
16 6 (0.74%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 4 (0.50%) HNC
18 3 (0.37%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (6.69%) SLA
2 6 (0.74%) QA
3 5 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.12%) COBIT
5 1 (0.12%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 552 (68.40%) Active Directory
2 185 (22.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 94 (11.65%) Hyper-V
4 74 (9.17%) vSphere
5 72 (8.92%) XenApp
6 58 (7.19%) VMware ESX
7 34 (4.21%) XenDesktop
8 25 (3.10%) Xen
9 15 (1.86%) Microsoft App-V
10 14 (1.73%) NFS
10 14 (1.73%) NLBS
11 13 (1.61%) VMware Server
11 13 (1.61%) VMware ESXi
12 10 (1.24%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 10 (1.24%) Terminal Services
13 9 (1.12%) VMware Workstation
14 7 (0.87%) Sendmail
15 5 (0.62%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 5 (0.62%) DFS Replication
15 5 (0.62%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 89 (11.03%) SCCM
2 25 (3.10%) WSUS
3 23 (2.85%) SCOM
4 20 (2.48%) Backup Exec
4 20 (2.48%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 8 (0.99%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 8 (0.99%) Norton AntiVirus
6 7 (0.87%) ARCserve
6 7 (0.87%) NetBackup
7 6 (0.74%) AirWatch
8 5 (0.62%) vMotion
8 5 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
9 4 (0.50%) Puppet
9 4 (0.50%) Oracle Identity Manager
9 4 (0.50%) MIMEsweeper
9 4 (0.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 4 (0.50%) Casper Suite
9 4 (0.50%) Salt
10 3 (0.37%) MAILsweeper
10 3 (0.37%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 415 (51.43%) Microsoft
2 355 (43.99%) VMware
3 226 (28.00%) Citrix
4 148 (18.34%) Cisco
5 70 (8.67%) HP
6 63 (7.81%) NetApp
7 46 (5.70%) Symantec
8 41 (5.08%) EMC
9 38 (4.71%) Dell
10 35 (4.34%) Apple
11 26 (3.22%) Oracle
12 22 (2.73%) CheckPoint
13 20 (2.48%) MobileIron
14 18 (2.23%) McAfee
15 17 (2.11%) Adobe
15 17 (2.11%) F5
16 15 (1.86%) AppSense
16 15 (1.86%) Red Hat
17 13 (1.61%) Avaya
17 13 (1.61%) Juniper
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