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 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
Rank 105 114 82
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -32
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 436 419 503
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.97% 1.85% 2.29%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.26% 10.16% 12.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 288 254 271
Average daily rate
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£300 £320 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £151 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £271 £280
% change year-on-year
+1.38% -3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 40 86
Average hourly rate £19.50 £19.00 £19.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.63% -3.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.75 £27.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -8.57%
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
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%

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 22 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 22 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 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 -4 122 £335 +11.66% 46
Croydon -9 4 £325 +95.19%
Ealing - 4 £170 -
Wembley - 4 £215 -
Bromley - 3 £275 - 1
Uxbridge +4 2 £195 -64.54% 1
Ilford - 2 £230 -
Docklands, London -2 1 £450 -18.18%
Canary Wharf -11 1 £130 -71.89%
Hackney - 1 £425 -
Southwark - 1 - -
Chessington - 1 - -
Enfield - 1 - -
Hayes - 1 £350 - 3
MS Exchange
England

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 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.

1 614 (76.08%) Windows
2 555 (68.77%) Active Directory
3 424 (52.54%) Microsoft
4 362 (44.86%) Exchange Server 2010
5 346 (42.87%) VMware
6 291 (36.06%) Windows Server 2008
7 228 (28.25%) Citrix
8 187 (23.17%) Windows 7
9 185 (22.92%) Windows Server 2012
10 182 (22.55%) MS Office
11 178 (22.06%) VMware Infrastructure
12 159 (19.70%) MS Excel
13 150 (18.59%) Finance
14 147 (18.22%) DNS
15 145 (17.97%) Exchange Server 2007
16 144 (17.84%) Cisco
17 142 (17.60%) Windows Server 2003
18 136 (16.85%) ITIL
19 127 (15.74%) SAN
20 126 (15.61%) Firewall
21 123 (15.24%) Migration
22 122 (15.12%) Exchange Server 2013
23 112 (13.88%) SQL Server
24 111 (13.75%) LAN
25 107 (13.26%) Office 365
26 101 (12.52%) Lync
27 100 (12.39%) Blackberry
28 99 (12.27%) Windows XP
28 99 (12.27%) Microsoft Certification
29 93 (11.52%) DHCP

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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
1 362 (44.86%) Exchange Server 2010
2 145 (17.97%) Exchange Server 2007
3 122 (15.12%) Exchange Server 2013
4 101 (12.52%) Lync
5 93 (11.52%) Exchange Server 2003
6 84 (10.41%) SharePoint
7 81 (10.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 42 (5.20%) IIS
9 21 (2.60%) Office Communications Server
10 14 (1.73%) SharePoint 2010
11 8 (0.99%) SharePoint 2013
11 8 (0.99%) Lotus Domino
12 7 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2000
12 7 (0.87%) IBM Notes
13 4 (0.50%) Apache Solr
13 4 (0.50%) nginx
13 4 (0.50%) Apache
13 4 (0.50%) SharePoint Server
14 3 (0.37%) GroupWise
15 2 (0.25%) MQSeries
Applications
1 182 (22.55%) MS Office
2 159 (19.70%) MS Excel
3 9 (1.12%) MS PowerPoint
3 9 (1.12%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.74%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 6 (0.74%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (0.50%) MS Project
5 4 (0.50%) InDesign
6 1 (0.12%) Shockwave
6 1 (0.12%) Quicktime
6 1 (0.12%) SOLIDWORKS
6 1 (0.12%) PaintShop Pro
Business Applications
1 4 (0.50%) RMDS
2 3 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.12%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 107 (13.26%) Office 365
2 33 (4.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (1.73%) Mimecast
4 12 (1.49%) IaaS
5 11 (1.36%) Google Apps
5 11 (1.36%) Amazon AWS
6 8 (0.99%) PaaS
7 4 (0.50%) OneDrive
7 4 (0.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 4 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (0.50%) Amazon S3
8 3 (0.37%) Yammer
9 2 (0.25%) SaaS
10 1 (0.12%) Symantec.cloud
Communications & Networking
1 147 (18.22%) DNS
2 127 (15.74%) SAN
3 126 (15.61%) Firewall
4 111 (13.75%) LAN
5 93 (11.52%) DHCP
6 89 (11.03%) WAN
7 86 (10.66%) TCP/IP
8 76 (9.42%) VPN
9 50 (6.20%) VLAN
10 41 (5.08%) NAS
11 35 (4.34%) LDAP
12 34 (4.21%) VoIP
13 26 (3.22%) Internet
14 25 (3.10%) BIG-IP
15 23 (2.85%) MPLS
15 23 (2.85%) Wireless
16 20 (2.48%) iSCSI
17 15 (1.86%) DSL
18 12 (1.49%) Unified Communications
18 12 (1.49%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (13.88%) SQL Server
2 24 (2.97%) 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%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.12%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 3 (0.37%) JIRA
1 3 (0.37%) AdminStudio
2 2 (0.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.12%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.12%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.12%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (0.12%) MSI
3 1 (0.12%) InstallShield
3 1 (0.12%) MSBuild
General
1 150 (18.59%) Finance
2 47 (5.82%) Banking
3 22 (2.73%) Legal
4 18 (2.23%) Retail
5 17 (2.11%) Back Office
5 17 (2.11%) Advertising
6 16 (1.98%) Law
7 13 (1.61%) Publishing
8 11 (1.36%) Financial Institution
9 10 (1.24%) Telecoms
10 8 (0.99%) Marketing
11 7 (0.87%) Investment Banking
12 6 (0.74%) Local Government
13 3 (0.37%) Spanish Language
13 3 (0.37%) French Language
13 3 (0.37%) German Language
13 3 (0.37%) Italian Language
13 3 (0.37%) Games
13 3 (0.37%) Electronics
14 2 (0.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 175 (21.69%) Analyst
2 113 (14.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 103 (12.76%) Support Engineer
4 76 (9.42%) 2nd Line Support
5 68 (8.43%) Support Analyst
6 58 (7.19%) 3rd Line Support
7 54 (6.69%) Desktop Support
8 52 (6.44%) Server Engineer
9 40 (4.96%) Administrator
10 38 (4.71%) IT Support
11 36 (4.46%) Service Analyst
12 34 (4.21%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 34 (4.21%) Architect
13 33 (4.09%) Service Desk Analyst
14 30 (3.72%) Consultant
15 29 (3.59%) Project Manager
16 28 (3.47%) Systems Engineer
16 28 (3.47%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
17 26 (3.22%) Desktop Engineer
17 26 (3.22%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (1.61%) .NET
2 9 (1.12%) XML
3 8 (0.99%) MAPI
3 8 (0.99%) HTML
3 8 (0.99%) Application Packaging
4 6 (0.74%) Middleware
5 5 (0.62%) ASP.NET
5 5 (0.62%) Web Services
6 4 (0.50%) libvirt
6 4 (0.50%) SailPoint
7 3 (0.37%) JSON
7 3 (0.37%) JSP
7 3 (0.37%) SAML
8 2 (0.25%) LAMP
8 2 (0.25%) Software Packaging
8 2 (0.25%) XMPP
9 1 (0.12%) ActiveMQ
9 1 (0.12%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.12%) FIX Protocol
9 1 (0.12%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 100 (12.39%) Blackberry
2 53 (6.57%) Clustering
3 25 (3.10%) NHS
3 25 (3.10%) iPhone
3 25 (3.10%) Video Conferencing
4 21 (2.60%) Analytical Skills
5 17 (2.11%) Fat Client
5 17 (2.11%) Thin Client
6 16 (1.98%) Management Information System
7 15 (1.86%) Hedge funds
8 14 (1.73%) Computer Science
9 11 (1.36%) PKI
9 11 (1.36%) iPad
10 10 (1.24%) Replication
11 8 (0.99%) PDA
12 7 (0.87%) Hybrid Cloud
13 5 (0.62%) Statistics
13 5 (0.62%) Client/Server
13 5 (0.62%) CLARiiON
13 5 (0.62%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 614 (76.08%) Windows
2 291 (36.06%) Windows Server 2008
3 187 (23.17%) Windows 7
4 185 (22.92%) Windows Server 2012
5 142 (17.60%) Windows Server 2003
6 99 (12.27%) Windows XP
7 56 (6.94%) Linux
8 49 (6.07%) Windows 8
9 43 (5.33%) Android
10 21 (2.60%) Apple iOS
11 19 (2.35%) UNIX
12 18 (2.23%) Mac OS X
13 10 (1.24%) Windows Vista
14 9 (1.12%) Windows 2000 Server
15 8 (0.99%) Debian
16 7 (0.87%) Mac OS
16 7 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 7 (0.87%) Solaris
17 4 (0.50%) Ubuntu
18 3 (0.37%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (16.85%) ITIL
2 123 (15.24%) Migration
3 40 (4.96%) Disaster Recovery
4 37 (4.58%) Service Management
4 37 (4.58%) Project Management
5 30 (3.72%) Incident Management
6 28 (3.47%) Change Management
7 25 (3.10%) Problem Management
8 23 (2.85%) Business Continuity
9 19 (2.35%) Service Delivery
10 17 (2.11%) ITSM
11 15 (1.86%) Information Security
11 15 (1.86%) Asset Management
11 15 (1.86%) Performance Management
11 15 (1.86%) Capacity Planning
12 13 (1.61%) PRINCE2
12 13 (1.61%) Configuration Management
12 13 (1.61%) Performance Monitoring
13 12 (1.49%) Performance Tuning
13 12 (1.49%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 77 (9.54%) SQL
2 76 (9.42%) PowerShell
3 16 (1.98%) VBScript
4 13 (1.61%) Perl
4 13 (1.61%) Shell Script
5 9 (1.12%) Python
6 7 (0.87%) JavaScript
7 6 (0.74%) C#
8 5 (0.62%) C
8 5 (0.62%) Java
9 4 (0.50%) VB
9 4 (0.50%) Ruby
10 1 (0.12%) VBA
10 1 (0.12%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.12%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.12%) R
Qualifications
1 99 (12.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 79 (9.79%) MCSE
3 39 (4.83%) Cisco Certification
4 38 (4.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 37 (4.58%) CCNA
6 33 (4.09%) Degree
7 30 (3.72%) MCSA
8 29 (3.59%) MCP
9 28 (3.47%) MCITP
10 26 (3.22%) Security Cleared
11 23 (2.85%) SC Cleared
12 12 (1.49%) Citrix Certification
12 12 (1.49%) CCNP
12 12 (1.49%) MCTS
13 9 (1.12%) CCA
14 7 (0.87%) ITIL Certification
15 6 (0.74%) CCEA
15 6 (0.74%) MCDST
16 4 (0.50%) VCAP
16 4 (0.50%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (6.94%) SLA
2 6 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (0.62%) QA
4 4 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.25%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.12%) COBIT
System Software
1 555 (68.77%) Active Directory
2 178 (22.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 84 (10.41%) Hyper-V
4 81 (10.04%) vSphere
5 71 (8.80%) XenApp
6 52 (6.44%) VMware ESX
7 35 (4.34%) XenDesktop
8 23 (2.85%) Xen
9 17 (2.11%) NFS
10 14 (1.73%) Microsoft App-V
11 13 (1.61%) NLBS
11 13 (1.61%) VMware Server
12 12 (1.49%) VMware ESXi
12 12 (1.49%) Terminal Services
13 8 (0.99%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 7 (0.87%) Sendmail
14 7 (0.87%) VMware Workstation
15 5 (0.62%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 4 (0.50%) BitLocker
16 4 (0.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 90 (11.15%) SCCM
2 24 (2.97%) WSUS
3 22 (2.73%) SCOM
4 17 (2.11%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 16 (1.98%) Backup Exec
6 10 (1.24%) ARCserve
6 10 (1.24%) NetBackup
7 7 (0.87%) Norton AntiVirus
7 7 (0.87%) vMotion
8 6 (0.74%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 5 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
9 5 (0.62%) AirWatch
10 4 (0.50%) Salt
10 4 (0.50%) Oracle Identity Manager
10 4 (0.50%) Puppet
11 3 (0.37%) HP Data Protector
11 3 (0.37%) Data Guard
11 3 (0.37%) Tivoli Identity Manager
11 3 (0.37%) MIMEsweeper
11 3 (0.37%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 424 (52.54%) Microsoft
2 346 (42.87%) VMware
3 228 (28.25%) Citrix
4 144 (17.84%) Cisco
5 67 (8.30%) HP
6 61 (7.56%) NetApp
7 44 (5.45%) Symantec
8 43 (5.33%) EMC
9 37 (4.58%) Dell
10 32 (3.97%) Apple
11 28 (3.47%) Oracle
12 24 (2.97%) CheckPoint
13 20 (2.48%) F5
14 18 (2.23%) McAfee
15 17 (2.11%) Red Hat
15 17 (2.11%) MobileIron
16 16 (1.98%) Juniper
17 15 (1.86%) Adobe
18 13 (1.61%) AppSense
19 12 (1.49%) Avaya
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