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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 108 108 92
Rank change year-on-year
0 -16
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 475 506 533
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.95% 2.02% 2.05%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.42% 11.22% 11.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 287 312 332
Average daily rate
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£325 £340 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £148 £166 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £311
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 48 63
Average hourly rate £16.25 £22.00 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.13% +20.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £14.72 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £32.15 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.87 £16.25 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-2.36% +4.83%
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
4560 4510 4713
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 18.74% 18.03% 18.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 2985 2939 3083
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 115 109 169
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 £15.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £59.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +3 123 £281 -25.20% 47
Uxbridge -2 4 - -
Hayes - 2 - - 1
Hounslow - 2 £90 - 1
Ilford - 2 £325 -
Canary Wharf +16 1 £555 +46.05%
Docklands, London +12 1 £550 -
Croydon +1 1 £355 +21.36% 3
Kingston Upon Thames -4 1 £275 -26.66%
Bromley - 1 - -
Chislehurst - - - -
Wembley - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Mayfair - - - -
Orpington - - - -
Romford - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
Surbiton - - - - 1
Dagenham - - - -
Edgware - - - - 1
Harrow - - - - 1
Barking - - - -
Barnet - - - - 1
Beckenham - - - -
Bexley - - - -
Brentford - - - - 1
MS Exchange
England

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 713 (77.16%) Windows
2 643 (69.59%) Active Directory
3 538 (58.23%) Microsoft
4 454 (49.13%) Exchange Server 2010
5 354 (38.31%) VMware
6 346 (37.45%) Windows Server 2008
7 263 (28.46%) Windows 7
8 248 (26.84%) MS Office
9 246 (26.62%) Exchange Server 2007
10 242 (26.19%) Citrix
11 229 (24.78%) Windows Server 2003
12 201 (21.75%) Cisco
13 198 (21.43%) MS Excel
14 194 (21.00%) Blackberry
15 193 (20.89%) DNS
16 188 (20.35%) VMware Infrastructure
17 185 (20.02%) ITIL
18 180 (19.48%) Windows XP
19 171 (18.51%) Exchange Server 2003
20 154 (16.67%) Finance
20 154 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
21 150 (16.23%) DHCP
21 150 (16.23%) SAN
22 141 (15.26%) Firewall
23 136 (14.72%) Migration
24 132 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
25 130 (14.07%) HP
26 129 (13.96%) SharePoint
27 128 (13.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
28 121 (13.10%) SQL Server

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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
1 454 (49.13%) Exchange Server 2010
2 246 (26.62%) Exchange Server 2007
3 171 (18.51%) Exchange Server 2003
4 129 (13.96%) SharePoint
5 128 (13.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 116 (12.55%) Lync
7 94 (10.17%) Exchange Server 2013
8 52 (5.63%) IIS
9 38 (4.11%) SharePoint 2010
10 33 (3.57%) Office Communications Server
11 18 (1.95%) SharePoint 2013
12 8 (0.87%) IBM Notes
12 8 (0.87%) SharePoint Server
13 7 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2000
14 6 (0.65%) Exchange Server 5.5
14 6 (0.65%) WebSphere
14 6 (0.65%) Tomcat
15 4 (0.43%) GroupWise
15 4 (0.43%) LiveLink
16 2 (0.22%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 248 (26.84%) MS Office
2 198 (21.43%) MS Excel
3 8 (0.87%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (0.76%) MS Project
5 5 (0.54%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.11%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (0.65%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (0.43%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (0.43%) Misys Midas
3 3 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.22%) Magento
4 2 (0.22%) ReMetrica
4 2 (0.22%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.11%) LatentZero
5 1 (0.11%) Khalix
5 1 (0.11%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 73 (7.90%) Office 365
2 19 (2.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.54%) IaaS
3 5 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (0.43%) SaaS
4 4 (0.43%) PaaS
5 1 (0.11%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 193 (20.89%) DNS
2 150 (16.23%) SAN
2 150 (16.23%) DHCP
3 141 (15.26%) Firewall
4 120 (12.99%) LAN
5 107 (11.58%) WAN
6 93 (10.06%) TCP/IP
7 76 (8.23%) VPN
8 48 (5.19%) VoIP
9 44 (4.76%) Wireless
10 35 (3.79%) NAS
11 29 (3.14%) VLAN
11 29 (3.14%) MPLS
12 27 (2.92%) Internet
13 21 (2.27%) Unified Communications
14 19 (2.06%) Cisco ASA
14 19 (2.06%) LDAP
15 18 (1.95%) SMTP
15 18 (1.95%) IP Telephony
16 17 (1.84%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 121 (13.10%) SQL Server
2 37 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 30 (3.25%) SQL Server 2005
4 11 (1.19%) Oracle Database
5 7 (0.76%) MySQL
6 5 (0.54%) SQL Server 2000
6 5 (0.54%) Oracle Exadata
6 5 (0.54%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (0.43%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (0.32%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (0.22%) MS Access
9 2 (0.22%) Cognos Impromptu
9 2 (0.22%) Data Mining
9 2 (0.22%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.22%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.11%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 7 (0.76%) Git (software)
2 6 (0.65%) Subversion
3 3 (0.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (0.22%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.22%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 154 (16.67%) Finance
2 60 (6.49%) Banking
3 35 (3.79%) Law
4 33 (3.57%) Legal
5 25 (2.71%) Advertising
6 23 (2.49%) Retail
7 19 (2.06%) Marketing
8 18 (1.95%) Telecoms
9 17 (1.84%) French Language
9 17 (1.84%) Back Office
10 16 (1.73%) Investment Banking
10 16 (1.73%) Spanish Language
11 14 (1.52%) Mandarin Language
12 9 (0.97%) Games
13 7 (0.76%) Publishing
14 6 (0.65%) Financial Institution
15 5 (0.54%) Front Office
16 4 (0.43%) Manufacturing
17 2 (0.22%) Local Government
17 2 (0.22%) German Language
Job Titles
1 222 (24.03%) Analyst
2 113 (12.23%) Support Engineer
3 109 (11.80%) Support Analyst
4 73 (7.90%) 3rd Line Support
5 67 (7.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 66 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
7 64 (6.93%) Architect
7 64 (6.93%) Desktop Support
8 47 (5.09%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 46 (4.98%) Consultant
10 45 (4.87%) Technical Support
11 44 (4.76%) Service Analyst
12 43 (4.65%) Administrator
12 43 (4.65%) Service Desk Analyst
12 43 (4.65%) Systems Engineer
13 36 (3.90%) Server Engineer
14 35 (3.79%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
15 34 (3.68%) Project Manager
16 33 (3.57%) Messaging Engineer
17 32 (3.46%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (1.52%) .NET
2 11 (1.19%) Middleware
3 5 (0.54%) Oracle Fusion
4 4 (0.43%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (0.43%) HTML
4 4 (0.43%) ASP.NET
4 4 (0.43%) Web Services
5 3 (0.32%) CSS
5 3 (0.32%) Software Packaging
5 3 (0.32%) WCF
6 2 (0.22%) LAMP
6 2 (0.22%) Ajax
6 2 (0.22%) .NET Framework
6 2 (0.22%) Application Packaging
6 2 (0.22%) COM
6 2 (0.22%) ADO.NET
6 2 (0.22%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 1 (0.11%) HTML5
7 1 (0.11%) JSP
7 1 (0.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 194 (21.00%) Blackberry
2 50 (5.41%) Clustering
3 28 (3.03%) Management Information System
4 26 (2.81%) Thin Client
4 26 (2.81%) Fat Client
5 23 (2.49%) Replication
6 20 (2.16%) iPhone
7 15 (1.62%) iPad
8 14 (1.52%) Video Conferencing
9 13 (1.41%) Enterprise Storage
9 13 (1.41%) Computer Science
10 10 (1.08%) Statistics
11 9 (0.97%) Online Games
12 8 (0.87%) iSeries
13 7 (0.76%) AS400
13 7 (0.76%) Client/Server
13 7 (0.76%) NHS
14 5 (0.54%) CCTV
14 5 (0.54%) RMADS
14 5 (0.54%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 713 (77.16%) Windows
2 346 (37.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 263 (28.46%) Windows 7
4 229 (24.78%) Windows Server 2003
5 180 (19.48%) Windows XP
6 132 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
7 59 (6.39%) Windows 8
8 46 (4.98%) Linux
9 23 (2.49%) UNIX
10 19 (2.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 18 (1.95%) Windows 2000
11 18 (1.95%) Mac OS X
12 13 (1.41%) Windows Vista
13 12 (1.30%) Windows 2000 Server
14 11 (1.19%) Android
14 11 (1.19%) Mac OS
15 9 (0.97%) Solaris
16 7 (0.76%) CentOS
17 6 (0.65%) HPUX
17 6 (0.65%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 185 (20.02%) ITIL
2 136 (14.72%) Migration
3 45 (4.87%) Service Management
4 38 (4.11%) Disaster Recovery
5 33 (3.57%) Project Management
6 32 (3.46%) PRINCE2
7 30 (3.25%) Asset Management
8 27 (2.92%) Service Delivery
9 23 (2.49%) Problem Management
10 22 (2.38%) Change Management
11 20 (2.16%) Risk Management
11 20 (2.16%) Business Continuity
12 19 (2.06%) BCP
13 18 (1.95%) Capacity Planning
14 17 (1.84%) Incident Management
15 16 (1.73%) Performance Management
16 15 (1.62%) Data Protection
16 15 (1.62%) TOGAF
17 13 (1.41%) Stakeholder Management
18 12 (1.30%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 96 (10.39%) SQL
2 87 (9.42%) PowerShell
3 18 (1.95%) VBScript
4 17 (1.84%) VB
5 15 (1.62%) Perl
6 13 (1.41%) C
7 8 (0.87%) Python
8 6 (0.65%) Shell Script
8 6 (0.65%) Java
9 5 (0.54%) C#
10 4 (0.43%) PHP
11 3 (0.32%) VBA
12 2 (0.22%) JavaScript
12 2 (0.22%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 154 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 110 (11.90%) MCSE
3 57 (6.17%) MCITP
4 56 (6.06%) Security Cleared
5 39 (4.22%) Degree
6 38 (4.11%) Cisco Certification
7 37 (4.00%) SC Cleared
8 35 (3.79%) MCP
9 33 (3.57%) CCNA
10 25 (2.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 23 (2.49%) MCSA
12 20 (2.16%) CCA
12 20 (2.16%) Citrix Certification
13 14 (1.52%) CCNP
13 14 (1.52%) MCTS
14 12 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
15 11 (1.19%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 8 (0.87%) DV Cleared
16 8 (0.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 6 (0.65%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (4.55%) SLA
2 3 (0.32%) QA
3 2 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 643 (69.59%) Active Directory
2 188 (20.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 91 (9.85%) XenApp
4 90 (9.74%) Hyper-V
5 63 (6.82%) vSphere
6 50 (5.41%) VMware ESX
7 30 (3.25%) Xen
8 21 (2.27%) VMware ESXi
9 19 (2.06%) XenDesktop
9 19 (2.06%) ISA Server
10 16 (1.73%) NLBS
11 14 (1.52%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 13 (1.41%) Terminal Services
13 12 (1.30%) VMware Server
14 10 (1.08%) Terminal Server
14 10 (1.08%) XenServer
14 10 (1.08%) UAG
15 8 (0.87%) DFS Replication
16 7 (0.76%) NFS
16 7 (0.76%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 97 (10.50%) SCCM
2 53 (5.74%) Backup Exec
3 36 (3.90%) SCOM
4 30 (3.25%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 20 (2.16%) WSUS
6 16 (1.73%) Norton AntiVirus
7 13 (1.41%) Nagios
8 11 (1.19%) MIMEsweeper
8 11 (1.19%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 9 (0.97%) MAILsweeper
9 9 (0.97%) DameWare
9 9 (0.97%) McAfee ePO
10 8 (0.87%) SCOrch
11 7 (0.76%) Opsview
11 7 (0.76%) Puppet
11 7 (0.76%) Red Hat Spacewalk
11 7 (0.76%) Cobbler
11 7 (0.76%) OpenView
11 7 (0.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 6 (0.65%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 538 (58.23%) Microsoft
2 354 (38.31%) VMware
3 242 (26.19%) Citrix
4 201 (21.75%) Cisco
5 130 (14.07%) HP
6 76 (8.23%) Symantec
7 55 (5.95%) Dell
8 46 (4.98%) NetApp
9 41 (4.44%) CheckPoint
9 41 (4.44%) SolarWinds
10 34 (3.68%) IBM
11 33 (3.57%) Oracle
12 30 (3.25%) Apple
13 23 (2.49%) EMC
14 22 (2.38%) Avaya
14 22 (2.38%) F5
15 18 (1.95%) McAfee
15 18 (1.95%) Bloomberg
16 17 (1.84%) Sophos
16 17 (1.84%) Websense
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