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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 132 117 87
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -30
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 365 404 477
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.71% 1.80% 2.31%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.13% 9.87% 12.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 221 211 256
Average daily rate
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£338 £325 £311
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £165 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £270
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +1.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 56 68
Average hourly rate £19.63 £18.35 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.94% -9.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.65 £13.25 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £35.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -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
3998 4095 3825
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 18.70% 18.28% 18.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 2680 2756 2495
Average daily rate £420 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 92 117
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £20.16
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -0.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.75 £45.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -7.89%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +3 106 £365 +12.30% 49
Croydon -4 3 £223 - 3
Bromley - 3 £244 -
Uxbridge - 3 £235 - 1
Ilford - 2 - -
Chiswick +8 1 - - 1
Hammersmith - 1 £150 -
Chessington - 1 - -
Brentford - 1 £375 - 1
Hounslow - 1 £180 -
Enfield - - - -
Feltham - - - -
Coulsdon - - - -
Barking - - - -
Bexley - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Rainham - - - -
Sidcup - - - - 1
Teddington - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Greenwich - - - -
Southwark - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Finchley - - - - 1
Wembley - - - -
Worcester Park - - - -
Mayfair - - - -
MS Exchange
England

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 622 (77.36%) Windows
2 558 (69.40%) Active Directory
3 410 (51.00%) Microsoft
4 390 (48.51%) Exchange Server 2010
5 370 (46.02%) VMware
6 327 (40.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 235 (29.23%) Citrix
8 201 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 201 (25.00%) Windows 7
9 192 (23.88%) Windows Server 2012
10 186 (23.13%) Exchange Server 2007
11 172 (21.39%) Windows Server 2003
12 162 (20.15%) MS Office
13 150 (18.66%) DNS
14 148 (18.41%) Exchange Server 2013
15 145 (18.03%) MS Excel
16 142 (17.66%) Finance
17 141 (17.54%) Windows XP
18 139 (17.29%) Cisco
19 127 (15.80%) SAN
19 127 (15.80%) Migration
20 126 (15.67%) Firewall
21 123 (15.30%) Blackberry
22 122 (15.17%) ITIL
23 118 (14.68%) SQL Server
24 115 (14.30%) Exchange Server 2003
25 111 (13.81%) Microsoft Certification
25 111 (13.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
26 105 (13.06%) Lync
27 103 (12.81%) Office 365

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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
1 390 (48.51%) Exchange Server 2010
2 186 (23.13%) Exchange Server 2007
3 148 (18.41%) Exchange Server 2013
4 115 (14.30%) Exchange Server 2003
5 111 (13.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 105 (13.06%) Lync
7 89 (11.07%) SharePoint
8 44 (5.47%) IIS
9 25 (3.11%) Office Communications Server
10 10 (1.24%) SharePoint 2010
11 8 (1.00%) SharePoint 2013
11 8 (1.00%) Apache
12 6 (0.75%) Lotus Domino
13 5 (0.62%) WorkSite
14 4 (0.50%) Apache Solr
14 4 (0.50%) nginx
14 4 (0.50%) IBM Notes
15 3 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2000
16 2 (0.25%) CMS
16 2 (0.25%) MQSeries
Applications
1 162 (20.15%) MS Office
2 145 (18.03%) MS Excel
3 11 (1.37%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (0.87%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.87%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 4 (0.50%) MS Project
5 4 (0.50%) InDesign
6 2 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.12%) PrintSoft PReS
7 1 (0.12%) Shockwave
7 1 (0.12%) Quicktime
Business Applications
1 4 (0.50%) RMDS
2 1 (0.12%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 103 (12.81%) Office 365
2 28 (3.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (1.49%) IaaS
4 9 (1.12%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (0.87%) Google Apps
5 7 (0.87%) PaaS
6 4 (0.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 4 (0.50%) SaaS
6 4 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (0.50%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 150 (18.66%) DNS
2 127 (15.80%) SAN
3 126 (15.67%) Firewall
4 95 (11.82%) DHCP
5 87 (10.82%) LAN
6 86 (10.70%) TCP/IP
7 85 (10.57%) VPN
8 68 (8.46%) WAN
9 51 (6.34%) VLAN
10 41 (5.10%) NAS
11 38 (4.73%) VoIP
12 35 (4.35%) LDAP
13 26 (3.23%) Internet
13 26 (3.23%) Wireless
14 21 (2.61%) MPLS
14 21 (2.61%) NetScaler
15 16 (1.99%) iSCSI
16 15 (1.87%) BIG-IP
17 14 (1.74%) SMTP
18 12 (1.49%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 118 (14.68%) SQL Server
2 28 (3.48%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (1.74%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (0.87%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (0.62%) MySQL
5 5 (0.62%) Relational Database
6 4 (0.50%) MongoDB
6 4 (0.50%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.25%) IDOL
8 1 (0.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.12%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.12%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.12%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.12%) FileMaker
8 1 (0.12%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.12%) Oracle Exadata
8 1 (0.12%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (0.37%) AdminStudio
2 2 (0.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.12%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.12%) Selenium
3 1 (0.12%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (0.12%) MSI
3 1 (0.12%) MSBuild
3 1 (0.12%) WebDriver
General
1 142 (17.66%) Finance
2 53 (6.59%) Banking
3 29 (3.61%) Law
4 28 (3.48%) Legal
5 18 (2.24%) Retail
6 17 (2.11%) Publishing
7 14 (1.74%) Advertising
8 13 (1.62%) Back Office
8 13 (1.62%) Telecoms
9 11 (1.37%) Marketing
9 11 (1.37%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.50%) Investment Banking
11 3 (0.37%) Local Government
11 3 (0.37%) Electronics
12 2 (0.25%) Spanish Language
13 1 (0.12%) Mandarin Language
13 1 (0.12%) Japanese Language
13 1 (0.12%) Russian Language
13 1 (0.12%) Front Office
13 1 (0.12%) Games
Job Titles
1 173 (21.52%) Analyst
2 119 (14.80%) Support Engineer
3 98 (12.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 78 (9.70%) 2nd Line Support
5 69 (8.58%) Support Analyst
6 66 (8.21%) 3rd Line Support
7 64 (7.96%) Desktop Support
8 44 (5.47%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 44 (5.47%) IT Support
9 43 (5.35%) Service Analyst
9 43 (5.35%) Server Engineer
10 39 (4.85%) Service Desk Analyst
11 38 (4.73%) Consultant
12 35 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 32 (3.98%) Desktop Engineer
13 32 (3.98%) Administrator
14 30 (3.73%) Architect
15 27 (3.36%) Wintel Engineer
16 25 (3.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
17 24 (2.99%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (1.62%) .NET
2 7 (0.87%) Application Packaging
3 5 (0.62%) ASP.NET
3 5 (0.62%) Web Services
4 4 (0.50%) libvirt
4 4 (0.50%) SailPoint
4 4 (0.50%) HTML
5 3 (0.37%) .NET Framework
5 3 (0.37%) MAPI
5 3 (0.37%) JSP
6 2 (0.25%) LAMP
6 2 (0.25%) Middleware
6 2 (0.25%) XML
6 2 (0.25%) Software Packaging
7 1 (0.12%) ActiveMQ
7 1 (0.12%) Windows SharePoint Services
7 1 (0.12%) FIX Protocol
7 1 (0.12%) Flash
7 1 (0.12%) CSS
7 1 (0.12%) Corona SDK
Miscellaneous
1 123 (15.30%) Blackberry
2 51 (6.34%) Clustering
3 28 (3.48%) Analytical Skills
4 26 (3.23%) Fat Client
4 26 (3.23%) Thin Client
4 26 (3.23%) Replication
5 23 (2.86%) Management Information System
6 21 (2.61%) NHS
7 20 (2.49%) iPhone
8 17 (2.11%) Video Conferencing
9 15 (1.87%) iPad
10 12 (1.49%) Enterprise Storage
10 12 (1.49%) Hedge funds
11 11 (1.37%) Computer Science
12 6 (0.75%) CLARiiON
12 6 (0.75%) PKI
13 5 (0.62%) PDA
13 5 (0.62%) Statistics
14 4 (0.50%) User Experience
14 4 (0.50%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 622 (77.36%) Windows
2 327 (40.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 201 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 192 (23.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 172 (21.39%) Windows Server 2003
6 141 (17.54%) Windows XP
7 53 (6.59%) Windows 8
8 46 (5.72%) Linux
9 25 (3.11%) Android
10 24 (2.99%) Mac OS X
11 23 (2.86%) UNIX
12 15 (1.87%) Windows Vista
12 15 (1.87%) Apple iOS
13 7 (0.87%) Solaris
14 6 (0.75%) Debian
14 6 (0.75%) Mac OS
14 6 (0.75%) Windows 2000 Server
15 5 (0.62%) Ubuntu
16 4 (0.50%) Mac OS X Server
16 4 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (15.80%) Migration
2 122 (15.17%) ITIL
3 43 (5.35%) Disaster Recovery
4 31 (3.86%) Change Management
5 29 (3.61%) Project Management
5 29 (3.61%) Service Management
6 25 (3.11%) Asset Management
7 24 (2.99%) Business Continuity
7 24 (2.99%) Incident Management
8 18 (2.24%) Problem Management
8 18 (2.24%) Information Security
9 17 (2.11%) Configuration Management
10 15 (1.87%) Service Delivery
11 13 (1.62%) Mobile Device Management
12 11 (1.37%) ITSM
12 11 (1.37%) Performance Monitoring
12 11 (1.37%) Mentoring
13 10 (1.24%) Change Control
13 10 (1.24%) CRM
13 10 (1.24%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 89 (11.07%) PowerShell
2 81 (10.07%) SQL
3 20 (2.49%) VBScript
4 13 (1.62%) Perl
5 11 (1.37%) Shell Script
6 7 (0.87%) C#
7 6 (0.75%) Python
8 4 (0.50%) JavaScript
8 4 (0.50%) Ruby
9 3 (0.37%) VB
9 3 (0.37%) VBA
10 2 (0.25%) C
10 2 (0.25%) Java
11 1 (0.12%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.12%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 111 (13.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 84 (10.45%) MCSE
3 32 (3.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 31 (3.86%) Security Cleared
5 30 (3.73%) Cisco Certification
6 29 (3.61%) MCITP
7 27 (3.36%) CCNA
8 26 (3.23%) Degree
8 26 (3.23%) MCSA
9 21 (2.61%) SC Cleared
10 20 (2.49%) MCP
11 19 (2.36%) MCTS
12 14 (1.74%) Citrix Certification
13 11 (1.37%) CCNP
13 11 (1.37%) CCA
14 9 (1.12%) CCEA
15 7 (0.87%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 6 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
17 5 (0.62%) VCP5
18 4 (0.50%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (5.35%) SLA
2 6 (0.75%) QA
3 4 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.25%) COBIT
5 1 (0.12%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.12%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 558 (69.40%) Active Directory
2 201 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 99 (12.31%) Hyper-V
4 77 (9.58%) XenApp
5 73 (9.08%) vSphere
6 51 (6.34%) VMware ESX
7 29 (3.61%) XenDesktop
8 25 (3.11%) Xen
9 20 (2.49%) Microsoft App-V
10 16 (1.99%) VMware Server
11 14 (1.74%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 12 (1.49%) VMware ESXi
12 12 (1.49%) NFS
13 10 (1.24%) VMware Workstation
14 9 (1.12%) Terminal Services
14 9 (1.12%) DFS Replication
15 8 (1.00%) XenServer
16 7 (0.87%) Sendmail
16 7 (0.87%) NLBS
17 6 (0.75%) UAG
Systems Management
1 91 (11.32%) SCCM
2 26 (3.23%) SCOM
3 25 (3.11%) Backup Exec
4 24 (2.99%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 21 (2.61%) WSUS
6 13 (1.62%) Norton AntiVirus
7 8 (1.00%) MIMEsweeper
8 6 (0.75%) Casper Suite
8 6 (0.75%) HP SIM
8 6 (0.75%) NetBackup
9 5 (0.62%) ARCserve
9 5 (0.62%) vMotion
10 4 (0.50%) Salt
10 4 (0.50%) Puppet
10 4 (0.50%) Oracle Identity Manager
10 4 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
11 3 (0.37%) HP Data Protector
11 3 (0.37%) SCVMM
11 3 (0.37%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 3 (0.37%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 410 (51.00%) Microsoft
2 370 (46.02%) VMware
3 235 (29.23%) Citrix
4 139 (17.29%) Cisco
5 92 (11.44%) HP
6 65 (8.08%) NetApp
7 58 (7.21%) Symantec
8 42 (5.22%) EMC
9 38 (4.73%) Dell
10 30 (3.73%) Apple
11 23 (2.86%) AppSense
12 21 (2.61%) McAfee
13 20 (2.49%) Veeam
13 20 (2.49%) Bloomberg
14 18 (2.24%) MobileIron
15 17 (2.11%) Oracle
16 16 (1.99%) CheckPoint
17 15 (1.87%) Altiris
17 15 (1.87%) Mitel
17 15 (1.87%) 3PAR
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