The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 105 102 92
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -10
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 443 487 539
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.94% 2.04% 2.07%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.33% 11.29% 12.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 259 276 317
Average daily rate
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£325 £330 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £142 £178 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £470 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £294 £295 £275
% change year-on-year
-0.42% +7.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 61 58
Average hourly rate £18.60 £20.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.00% +21.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £14.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.75 £37.50 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.38 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.79% -13.12%
Application Platforms Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
4290 4313 4390
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 18.83% 18.08% 16.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 2851 2736 2762
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £575 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 145 162
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £57.50 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-17.50% -
MS Exchange
England

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 11 July 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 11 July 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 11 July 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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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 -10 111 £300 -16.66% 44
Sidcup - 4 - -
Canary Wharf +27 3 £555 +46.05%
Uxbridge +1 3 £550 +69.23% 1
Docklands, London +4 2 £550 +57.14% 1
Finchley - 2 £150 -
Romford - 2 - -
Hayes - 2 - -
Dagenham - 2 - -
Croydon +3 1 - - 1
Hammersmith +2 1 - -
Kingston Upon Thames -3 1 - - 1
Twickenham -4 1 £160 -23.80% 1
Wimbledon - 1 £85 -
Greenwich - - - -
Westminster - - - -
Worcester Park - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Mayfair - - - -
Orpington - - - -
Hounslow - - - - 1
Ilford - - - -
Surbiton - - - - 1
Edgware - - - - 1
Enfield - - - - 1
Harrow - - - - 2
Barnet - - - -
Beckenham - - - -
Bexley - - - -
Brentford - - - -
Bromley - - - - 1
Chislehurst - - - -
MS Exchange
England

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 11 July 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.

1 695 (78.27%) Windows
2 606 (68.24%) Active Directory
3 506 (56.98%) Microsoft
4 426 (47.97%) Exchange Server 2010
5 350 (39.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 334 (37.61%) VMware
7 267 (30.07%) Windows 7
8 230 (25.90%) MS Office
9 227 (25.56%) Windows Server 2003
10 225 (25.34%) Citrix
11 223 (25.11%) Exchange Server 2007
12 211 (23.76%) Blackberry
13 197 (22.18%) MS Excel
14 195 (21.96%) Cisco
15 189 (21.28%) VMware Infrastructure
16 187 (21.06%) ITIL
17 182 (20.50%) DNS
18 173 (19.48%) Exchange Server 2003
19 165 (18.58%) Windows XP
20 164 (18.47%) Microsoft Certification
21 152 (17.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
22 148 (16.67%) Finance
23 140 (15.77%) DHCP
24 137 (15.43%) SAN
25 136 (15.32%) SQL Server
26 132 (14.86%) HP
26 132 (14.86%) Firewall
27 126 (14.19%) SharePoint
28 123 (13.85%) Migration
29 120 (13.51%) MCSE

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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
1 426 (47.97%) Exchange Server 2010
2 223 (25.11%) Exchange Server 2007
3 173 (19.48%) Exchange Server 2003
4 152 (17.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 126 (14.19%) SharePoint
6 95 (10.70%) Lync
7 79 (8.90%) Exchange Server 2013
8 49 (5.52%) IIS
9 35 (3.94%) SharePoint 2010
10 19 (2.14%) Office Communications Server
11 15 (1.69%) SharePoint 2013
12 11 (1.24%) IBM Notes
13 8 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2000
14 7 (0.79%) SharePoint Server
15 6 (0.68%) WebSphere
15 6 (0.68%) Exchange Server 5.5
16 5 (0.56%) Tomcat
17 4 (0.45%) GroupWise
17 4 (0.45%) Lotus Domino
18 2 (0.23%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 230 (25.90%) MS Office
2 197 (22.18%) MS Excel
3 11 (1.24%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (0.79%) MS Project
5 6 (0.68%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (0.68%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (0.45%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.23%) Oracle CRM
4 2 (0.23%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (0.23%) Khalix
4 2 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.23%) Magento
5 1 (0.11%) Agresso
5 1 (0.11%) assyst
5 1 (0.11%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 65 (7.32%) Office 365
2 10 (1.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.45%) SaaS
4 2 (0.23%) PaaS
4 2 (0.23%) IaaS
5 1 (0.11%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 182 (20.50%) DNS
2 140 (15.77%) DHCP
3 137 (15.43%) SAN
4 132 (14.86%) Firewall
5 108 (12.16%) LAN
6 105 (11.82%) WAN
7 104 (11.71%) TCP/IP
8 75 (8.45%) VPN
9 55 (6.19%) VoIP
10 34 (3.83%) NAS
11 32 (3.60%) Wireless
12 30 (3.38%) Internet
13 25 (2.82%) MPLS
14 24 (2.70%) VLAN
15 23 (2.59%) IP Telephony
16 22 (2.48%) SMTP
17 17 (1.91%) Unified Communications
17 17 (1.91%) Cisco ASA
18 14 (1.58%) iSCSI
18 14 (1.58%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 136 (15.32%) SQL Server
2 44 (4.95%) SQL Server 2008
3 42 (4.73%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (0.79%) MySQL
4 7 (0.79%) SQL Server 2000
4 7 (0.79%) Oracle Database
5 5 (0.56%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (0.45%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (0.34%) MS Access
7 3 (0.34%) Cognos Impromptu
7 3 (0.34%) RDBMS
7 3 (0.34%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (0.34%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle Exadata
8 1 (0.11%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 6 (0.68%) Git (software)
2 5 (0.56%) Subversion
3 2 (0.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.11%) InstallShield
General
1 148 (16.67%) Finance
2 45 (5.07%) Banking
3 37 (4.17%) Law
4 28 (3.15%) Advertising
5 27 (3.04%) Legal
6 22 (2.48%) Back Office
6 22 (2.48%) Marketing
7 20 (2.25%) French Language
7 20 (2.25%) Spanish Language
8 19 (2.14%) Retail
9 17 (1.91%) Telecoms
9 17 (1.91%) Mandarin Language
10 13 (1.46%) Investment Banking
11 9 (1.01%) Financial Institution
12 8 (0.90%) Games
13 6 (0.68%) Publishing
14 5 (0.56%) Front Office
15 3 (0.34%) Manufacturing
15 3 (0.34%) Italian Language
15 3 (0.34%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 201 (22.64%) Analyst
2 112 (12.61%) Support Engineer
3 96 (10.81%) Support Analyst
4 71 (8.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 69 (7.77%) 2nd Line Support
6 65 (7.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 61 (6.87%) Consultant
8 60 (6.76%) Desktop Support
9 47 (5.29%) Architect
10 44 (4.95%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 44 (4.95%) Administrator
11 41 (4.62%) Service Analyst
11 41 (4.62%) Service Desk Analyst
12 39 (4.39%) Systems Engineer
13 37 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 34 (3.83%) Technical Support
14 34 (3.83%) Project Manager
15 31 (3.49%) 1st Line Support
16 30 (3.38%) Desktop Engineer
16 30 (3.38%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (1.24%) .NET
2 7 (0.79%) Middleware
3 4 (0.45%) COM
3 4 (0.45%) Application Packaging
4 2 (0.23%) Software Packaging
4 2 (0.23%) HTML
4 2 (0.23%) LAMP
4 2 (0.23%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (0.23%) ASP.NET
4 2 (0.23%) Web Services
5 1 (0.11%) XML
5 1 (0.11%) MSMQ
5 1 (0.11%) X-Windows
5 1 (0.11%) CSS
5 1 (0.11%) JSP
5 1 (0.11%) HTML5
5 1 (0.11%) WCF
5 1 (0.11%) WPF
5 1 (0.11%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 211 (23.76%) Blackberry
2 49 (5.52%) Clustering
3 38 (4.28%) iPhone
4 34 (3.83%) Management Information System
5 28 (3.15%) Thin Client
5 28 (3.15%) Fat Client
6 24 (2.70%) Replication
7 19 (2.14%) iPad
8 13 (1.46%) EqualLogic
8 13 (1.46%) Computer Science
9 12 (1.35%) Enterprise Storage
10 11 (1.24%) Statistics
11 10 (1.13%) Video Conferencing
12 8 (0.90%) Online Games
12 8 (0.90%) iSeries
13 7 (0.79%) Hedge funds
13 7 (0.79%) AS400
14 6 (0.68%) Client/Server
14 6 (0.68%) NHS
14 6 (0.68%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 695 (78.27%) Windows
2 350 (39.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 267 (30.07%) Windows 7
4 227 (25.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 165 (18.58%) Windows XP
6 107 (12.05%) Windows Server 2012
7 62 (6.98%) Windows 8
8 41 (4.62%) Linux
9 22 (2.48%) Windows 2000
9 22 (2.48%) Windows Vista
10 18 (2.03%) Mac OS X
11 17 (1.91%) Android
12 15 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 14 (1.58%) UNIX
14 13 (1.46%) Windows 2000 Server
15 11 (1.24%) Windows Mobile
16 10 (1.13%) Mac OS
17 9 (1.01%) Apple iOS
18 7 (0.79%) Solaris
19 6 (0.68%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 187 (21.06%) ITIL
2 123 (13.85%) Migration
3 45 (5.07%) Service Management
4 42 (4.73%) Disaster Recovery
5 36 (4.05%) Service Delivery
6 33 (3.72%) Project Management
7 32 (3.60%) PRINCE2
8 26 (2.93%) Problem Management
9 24 (2.70%) Incident Management
10 23 (2.59%) Asset Management
11 20 (2.25%) Information Security
11 20 (2.25%) Business Continuity
12 19 (2.14%) Change Management
12 19 (2.14%) BCP
13 16 (1.80%) Risk Management
14 15 (1.69%) ITSM
14 15 (1.69%) Performance Management
14 15 (1.69%) Capacity Planning
15 14 (1.58%) Change Control
15 14 (1.58%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 94 (10.59%) SQL
2 76 (8.56%) PowerShell
3 19 (2.14%) VB
4 16 (1.80%) VBScript
5 13 (1.46%) C
6 12 (1.35%) Perl
7 6 (0.68%) Java
7 6 (0.68%) Python
8 4 (0.45%) Shell Script
9 3 (0.34%) C#
10 2 (0.23%) PHP
11 1 (0.11%) VBA
Qualifications
1 164 (18.47%) Microsoft Certification
2 120 (13.51%) MCSE
3 64 (7.21%) Security Cleared
4 58 (6.53%) MCITP
5 43 (4.84%) SC Cleared
6 38 (4.28%) Cisco Certification
7 37 (4.17%) Degree
7 37 (4.17%) MCP
8 31 (3.49%) CCNA
9 26 (2.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 21 (2.36%) CCA
10 21 (2.36%) Citrix Certification
11 20 (2.25%) MCSA
12 14 (1.58%) MCTS
13 13 (1.46%) CCNP
13 13 (1.46%) DV Cleared
14 10 (1.13%) MCDST
15 8 (0.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 8 (0.90%) ITIL Certification
16 6 (0.68%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (4.95%) SLA
2 3 (0.34%) QA
3 2 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 606 (68.24%) Active Directory
2 189 (21.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 93 (10.47%) XenApp
4 71 (8.00%) vSphere
5 64 (7.21%) Hyper-V
6 57 (6.42%) VMware ESX
7 25 (2.82%) Xen
8 24 (2.70%) ISA Server
9 21 (2.36%) VMware ESXi
10 16 (1.80%) XenDesktop
10 16 (1.80%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 14 (1.58%) NLBS
12 13 (1.46%) UAG
13 12 (1.35%) Terminal Services
14 11 (1.24%) Microsoft App-V
15 10 (1.13%) Terminal Server
16 9 (1.01%) NFS
16 9 (1.01%) VMware Server
17 6 (0.68%) Veritas Cluster Server
18 5 (0.56%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 87 (9.80%) SCCM
2 51 (5.74%) Backup Exec
3 29 (3.27%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 23 (2.59%) SCOM
5 18 (2.03%) WSUS
6 14 (1.58%) MAILsweeper
7 12 (1.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 10 (1.13%) Norton AntiVirus
8 10 (1.13%) MIMEsweeper
9 9 (1.01%) DameWare
10 8 (0.90%) OpenView
11 7 (0.79%) Nagios
11 7 (0.79%) OVSD
12 6 (0.68%) Puppet
12 6 (0.68%) Red Hat Spacewalk
12 6 (0.68%) Cobbler
12 6 (0.68%) Opsview
13 5 (0.56%) McAfee ePO
13 5 (0.56%) HP SIM
13 5 (0.56%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 506 (56.98%) Microsoft
2 334 (37.61%) VMware
3 225 (25.34%) Citrix
4 195 (21.96%) Cisco
5 132 (14.86%) HP
6 70 (7.88%) Symantec
7 44 (4.95%) NetApp
8 39 (4.39%) Dell
9 36 (4.05%) CheckPoint
10 35 (3.94%) Oracle
10 35 (3.94%) Apple
11 34 (3.83%) IBM
12 32 (3.60%) SolarWinds
13 22 (2.48%) Avaya
14 21 (2.36%) Websense
14 21 (2.36%) F5
15 20 (2.25%) McAfee
16 19 (2.14%) Clearswift
17 18 (2.03%) EMC
18 17 (1.91%) Sophos
London
Computer Futures
Rate: £450 - £550 per day + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £475 - £529 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bromley, Kent
Steria
Rate: Up to £19 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Rate: £13 - £13.25 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Cyber Team
Rate: From £100 to £100 per day 12 Month rolling contract
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Rate: £160 to £180 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Baker & McKenzie
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Intapeople
Rate: £225 to £250 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
H&R Talent
Rate: From £10 to £17 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Connectus
Rate: £120 - £150 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Premier Group Recruitment
Rate: £100 - £150 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £19.00 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £10 to £13 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £10 - £13 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Premier Group Recruitment
Rate: £180 - £200 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Rate: £250 - 300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Venn Group - UK
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £70000.00 - £90000.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Forman Computer Staff
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Montash
Rate: £400 - £550 per day + negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago