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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 129 114 107
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -7
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 419 463 485
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.78% 1.97% 2.00%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.88% 10.35% 11.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 292 275 285
Average daily rate
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£314 £320 £341
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.95% -6.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £140 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £490 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £288 £288
% change year-on-year
+4.34% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 44 58
Average hourly rate £19.50 £17.42 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.97% -12.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.65 £11.80 £13.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £24.25 £32.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.25 £17.36
% change year-on-year
+8.19% -12.16%
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
4716 4474 4315
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 20.09% 19.02% 17.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 3212 2940 2747
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £562
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 96 138
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.69 £13.13 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £45.00 £48.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+26.47% -10.52%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -21 92 £375 +33.68% 27
Chessington - 5 - -
Bromley -1 4 £250 -
Kingston Upon Thames -2 3 £363 -
Wembley - 3 £290 -
Mayfair - 2 £329 -
Uxbridge -1 1 - - 1
Twickenham -2 1 £300 +87.50%
Docklands, London -6 1 £450 -18.18%
Canary Wharf -12 1 £130 -76.57%
Hackney - 1 £425 -
Westminster - 1 - -
Croydon - 1 £220 - 1
Enfield - 1 - -
Ilford - 1 - -
MS Exchange
England

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 633 (74.91%) Windows
2 614 (72.66%) Active Directory
3 465 (55.03%) Microsoft
4 381 (45.09%) Exchange Server 2010
5 335 (39.64%) VMware
6 311 (36.80%) Windows Server 2008
7 226 (26.75%) Citrix
8 212 (25.09%) Windows Server 2012
9 197 (23.31%) MS Office
10 185 (21.89%) Windows 7
11 171 (20.24%) ITIL
12 170 (20.12%) MS Excel
13 158 (18.70%) VMware Infrastructure
14 152 (17.99%) Cisco
15 150 (17.75%) Windows Server 2003
16 145 (17.16%) DNS
17 144 (17.04%) Finance
18 131 (15.50%) Migration
18 131 (15.50%) Firewall
18 131 (15.50%) Exchange Server 2013
19 130 (15.38%) Office 365
20 129 (15.27%) Exchange Server 2007
21 123 (14.56%) LAN
22 116 (13.73%) SAN
23 115 (13.61%) Lync
24 114 (13.49%) Blackberry
25 112 (13.25%) WAN
26 109 (12.90%) SQL Server
27 106 (12.54%) PowerShell
28 103 (12.19%) Microsoft Certification

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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
1 381 (45.09%) Exchange Server 2010
2 131 (15.50%) Exchange Server 2013
3 129 (15.27%) Exchange Server 2007
4 115 (13.61%) Lync
5 98 (11.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 95 (11.24%) SharePoint
7 84 (9.94%) Exchange Server 2003
8 44 (5.21%) IIS
9 18 (2.13%) IBM Notes
10 16 (1.89%) Office Communications Server
10 16 (1.89%) SharePoint 2010
11 12 (1.42%) Lotus Domino
12 9 (1.07%) SharePoint 2013
13 7 (0.83%) SharePoint Server
14 5 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2000
15 3 (0.36%) GroupWise
16 2 (0.24%) MQSeries
16 2 (0.24%) Apache
17 1 (0.12%) Tomcat
17 1 (0.12%) iPlanet
Applications
1 197 (23.31%) MS Office
2 170 (20.12%) MS Excel
3 11 (1.30%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (1.18%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.83%) MS Project
6 6 (0.71%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.59%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 4 (0.47%) InDesign
9 1 (0.12%) PaintShop Pro
Business Applications
1 4 (0.47%) RMDS
2 3 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.12%) Eikon
4 1 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 130 (15.38%) Office 365
2 30 (3.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (1.42%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (1.30%) Mimecast
5 8 (0.95%) Google Apps
6 7 (0.83%) IaaS
7 5 (0.59%) PaaS
8 4 (0.47%) OneDrive
9 3 (0.36%) Yammer
10 1 (0.12%) Symantec.cloud
10 1 (0.12%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 145 (17.16%) DNS
2 131 (15.50%) Firewall
3 123 (14.56%) LAN
4 116 (13.73%) SAN
5 112 (13.25%) WAN
6 96 (11.36%) DHCP
7 87 (10.30%) TCP/IP
8 64 (7.57%) VPN
9 49 (5.80%) VLAN
10 37 (4.38%) NAS
10 37 (4.38%) MPLS
11 33 (3.91%) LDAP
12 31 (3.67%) BIG-IP
13 30 (3.55%) Internet
14 27 (3.20%) DSL
15 25 (2.96%) VoIP
16 13 (1.54%) Wireless
17 12 (1.42%) Cisco IOS
18 11 (1.30%) SMTP
18 11 (1.30%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (12.90%) SQL Server
2 27 (3.20%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (1.78%) SQL Server 2005
4 9 (1.07%) Oracle Database
5 8 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (0.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.12%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.12%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.12%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.12%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.12%) FileMaker
7 1 (0.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.12%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.12%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (0.36%) AdminStudio
1 3 (0.36%) JIRA
2 2 (0.24%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.12%) MSBuild
3 1 (0.12%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.12%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.12%) HP UFT
3 1 (0.12%) MSI
3 1 (0.12%) InstallShield
General
1 144 (17.04%) Finance
2 51 (6.04%) Banking
3 21 (2.49%) Legal
4 20 (2.37%) Law
5 19 (2.25%) Advertising
6 13 (1.54%) Back Office
7 11 (1.30%) Publishing
8 10 (1.18%) Financial Institution
9 9 (1.07%) Telecoms
10 7 (0.83%) Retail
10 7 (0.83%) Investment Banking
11 6 (0.71%) Marketing
11 6 (0.71%) German Language
12 4 (0.47%) French Language
12 4 (0.47%) Local Government
13 3 (0.36%) Games
13 3 (0.36%) Electronics
13 3 (0.36%) Italian Language
13 3 (0.36%) Spanish Language
14 2 (0.24%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 194 (22.96%) Analyst
2 126 (14.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 93 (11.01%) Support Engineer
4 85 (10.06%) 2nd Line Support
5 82 (9.70%) Support Analyst
6 76 (8.99%) 3rd Line Support
7 49 (5.80%) Server Engineer
8 48 (5.68%) Desktop Support
9 46 (5.44%) Administrator
10 41 (4.85%) Service Analyst
11 38 (4.50%) Service Desk Analyst
12 34 (4.02%) 1st Line Support
12 34 (4.02%) IT Support
13 33 (3.91%) Systems Engineer
14 31 (3.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
15 29 (3.43%) Consultant
16 28 (3.31%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
16 28 (3.31%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
17 25 (2.96%) Project Manager
18 24 (2.84%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (1.07%) .NET
1 9 (1.07%) XML
2 8 (0.95%) Web Services
3 6 (0.71%) HTML
3 6 (0.71%) Middleware
4 5 (0.59%) MAPI
5 3 (0.36%) SAML
5 3 (0.36%) ASP.NET
5 3 (0.36%) XMPP
5 3 (0.36%) JSON
6 2 (0.24%) Software Packaging
6 2 (0.24%) COM
7 1 (0.12%) CSS
7 1 (0.12%) REST
7 1 (0.12%) SailPoint
7 1 (0.12%) Application Packaging
7 1 (0.12%) FIX Protocol
7 1 (0.12%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.12%) LAMP
7 1 (0.12%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 114 (13.49%) Blackberry
2 39 (4.62%) Data Centre
3 31 (3.67%) Clustering
4 28 (3.31%) iPhone
5 24 (2.84%) Analytical Skills
6 23 (2.72%) Video Conferencing
7 19 (2.25%) NHS
8 18 (2.13%) Thin Client
8 18 (2.13%) Fat Client
9 16 (1.89%) PKI
10 13 (1.54%) iPad
11 12 (1.42%) Management Information System
12 11 (1.30%) Computer Science
13 8 (0.95%) Replication
14 7 (0.83%) Hedge funds
15 6 (0.71%) Mobile App
15 6 (0.71%) PDA
15 6 (0.71%) Hybrid Cloud
16 5 (0.59%) CLARiiON
16 5 (0.59%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 633 (74.91%) Windows
2 311 (36.80%) Windows Server 2008
3 212 (25.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 185 (21.89%) Windows 7
5 150 (17.75%) Windows Server 2003
6 80 (9.47%) Windows XP
7 61 (7.22%) Linux
8 50 (5.92%) Windows 8
9 47 (5.56%) Android
10 22 (2.60%) Apple iOS
11 17 (2.01%) UNIX
12 13 (1.54%) Mac OS X
13 12 (1.42%) Windows Vista
13 12 (1.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 9 (1.07%) Mac OS
14 9 (1.07%) Windows 2000 Server
15 8 (0.95%) Debian
15 8 (0.95%) Data ONTAP
16 6 (0.71%) Solaris
17 4 (0.47%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 171 (20.24%) ITIL
2 131 (15.50%) Migration
3 53 (6.27%) Service Management
4 50 (5.92%) Disaster Recovery
5 43 (5.09%) Project Management
6 35 (4.14%) Business Continuity
7 34 (4.02%) Problem Management
8 28 (3.31%) ITSM
9 27 (3.20%) Service Delivery
9 27 (3.20%) Change Management
9 27 (3.20%) BCP
9 27 (3.20%) Performance Management
9 27 (3.20%) Incident Management
9 27 (3.20%) Business Continuity Planning
10 18 (2.13%) PRINCE2
11 17 (2.01%) Information Security
11 17 (2.01%) Capacity Planning
12 15 (1.78%) Change Control
13 14 (1.66%) Data Protection
13 14 (1.66%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 106 (12.54%) PowerShell
2 82 (9.70%) SQL
3 17 (2.01%) VBScript
4 16 (1.89%) VB
5 11 (1.30%) Perl
6 9 (1.07%) Shell Script
7 8 (0.95%) C
8 6 (0.71%) Java
8 6 (0.71%) T-SQL
8 6 (0.71%) Python
9 5 (0.59%) JavaScript
10 4 (0.47%) C#
11 2 (0.24%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.12%) R
12 1 (0.12%) VBA
Qualifications
1 103 (12.19%) Microsoft Certification
2 72 (8.52%) MCSE
3 46 (5.44%) Cisco Certification
4 40 (4.73%) CCNA
5 35 (4.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 35 (4.14%) Degree
6 31 (3.67%) MCSA
7 28 (3.31%) MCP
8 21 (2.49%) MCITP
9 19 (2.25%) Security Cleared
10 17 (2.01%) SC Cleared
11 10 (1.18%) MCDST
11 10 (1.18%) CCNP
12 9 (1.07%) MCTS
13 7 (0.83%) Citrix Certification
14 6 (0.71%) CCA
15 5 (0.59%) VCAP
16 4 (0.47%) NCDA
16 4 (0.47%) CISSP
16 4 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (6.39%) SLA
2 7 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.24%) QA
4 2 (0.24%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.12%) COBIT
System Software
1 614 (72.66%) Active Directory
2 158 (18.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 80 (9.47%) XenApp
4 74 (8.76%) Hyper-V
5 70 (8.28%) vSphere
6 30 (3.55%) XenDesktop
6 30 (3.55%) VMware ESX
7 27 (3.20%) VMware ESXi
8 26 (3.08%) NLBS
9 19 (2.25%) Xen
10 12 (1.42%) VMware Server
11 10 (1.18%) Terminal Services
12 9 (1.07%) Microsoft App-V
13 8 (0.95%) NFS
14 7 (0.83%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 5 (0.59%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 4 (0.47%) DFS Replication
17 3 (0.36%) XenServer
17 3 (0.36%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 3 (0.36%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 93 (11.01%) SCCM
2 33 (3.91%) WSUS
3 31 (3.67%) SCOM
4 26 (3.08%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 22 (2.60%) NetBackup
6 17 (2.01%) Backup Exec
7 12 (1.42%) McAfee ePO
8 11 (1.30%) ARCserve
9 10 (1.18%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 6 (0.71%) vMotion
10 6 (0.71%) AirWatch
10 6 (0.71%) Tivoli
11 5 (0.59%) DatAdvantage
12 4 (0.47%) SnapVault
12 4 (0.47%) Nagios
13 3 (0.36%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 3 (0.36%) SCDPM
13 3 (0.36%) Data Guard
13 3 (0.36%) SCSM
14 2 (0.24%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 465 (55.03%) Microsoft
2 335 (39.64%) VMware
3 226 (26.75%) Citrix
4 152 (17.99%) Cisco
5 86 (10.18%) HP
6 54 (6.39%) Symantec
7 44 (5.21%) CheckPoint
8 41 (4.85%) NetApp
8 41 (4.85%) Dell
9 33 (3.91%) EMC
10 31 (3.67%) Apple
11 26 (3.08%) Oracle
12 22 (2.60%) Lotus
13 21 (2.49%) McAfee
14 19 (2.25%) Red Hat
15 18 (2.13%) F5
16 16 (1.89%) MobileIron
17 15 (1.78%) Juniper
18 13 (1.54%) Polycom
19 12 (1.42%) Altiris
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