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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 192 134 100
Rank change year-on-year
-58 -34
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 247 377 470
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.17% 1.78% 2.14%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.25% 9.29% 11.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 249 268
Average daily rate £325 £330 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £150 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
- +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 40 42
Average hourly rate £12.50 £18.70 £18.35
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.15% +1.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £14.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £28.75 £33.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
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
3955 4059 4140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 18.68% 19.14% 18.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 2767 2817 2787
Average daily rate £450 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 80 76
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £14.15 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.50 £35.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -28 30 £378 -5.62% 33
Wembley - 4 £300 -
Croydon -8 3 £388 - 1
Sidcup - 3 - - 3
Ilford +6 2 - -
Uxbridge +1 2 £313 +13.63%
Chessington - 2 - - 1
Hammersmith +3 1 £120 -20.00%
Northwood - 1 - -
Romford - 1 - -
MS Exchange
England

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

1 451 (78.57%) Windows
2 420 (73.17%) Active Directory
3 351 (61.15%) Microsoft
4 268 (46.69%) Exchange Server 2010
5 235 (40.94%) Windows Server
6 223 (38.85%) VMware
7 171 (29.79%) Windows Server 2008
8 166 (28.92%) Windows 7
9 153 (26.66%) Citrix
10 145 (25.26%) MS Office
11 132 (23.00%) MS Excel
12 126 (21.95%) ITIL
13 122 (21.25%) Windows Server 2012
14 113 (19.69%) DNS
15 110 (19.16%) Office 365
16 103 (17.94%) VMware Infrastructure
17 102 (17.77%) Exchange Server 2007
18 101 (17.60%) Finance
19 100 (17.42%) SQL Server
20 99 (17.25%) Cisco
20 99 (17.25%) Skype for Business
21 97 (16.90%) Firewall
22 96 (16.72%) Exchange Server 2013
23 90 (15.68%) Windows Server 2003
24 89 (15.51%) SQL
25 88 (15.33%) Microsoft Certification
26 83 (14.46%) DHCP
27 76 (13.24%) Blackberry
27 76 (13.24%) SCCM
28 75 (13.07%) SAN

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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
1 268 (46.69%) Exchange Server 2010
2 102 (17.77%) Exchange Server 2007
3 99 (17.25%) Skype for Business
4 96 (16.72%) Exchange Server 2013
5 67 (11.67%) SharePoint
6 57 (9.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 48 (8.36%) IIS
8 44 (7.67%) Exchange Server 2003
9 11 (1.92%) WebSphere
10 10 (1.74%) WebLogic
11 9 (1.57%) BizTalk Server
12 8 (1.39%) iPlanet
12 8 (1.39%) MQSeries
13 7 (1.22%) Office Communications Server
13 7 (1.22%) Tomcat
14 6 (1.05%) Confluence
14 6 (1.05%) SharePoint 2010
14 6 (1.05%) SharePoint Server
15 4 (0.70%) Apache
15 4 (0.70%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 145 (25.26%) MS Office
2 132 (23.00%) MS Excel
3 4 (0.70%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.52%) MS Project
5 1 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 8 (1.39%) BusinessWare
1 8 (1.39%) SAP R/3
2 5 (0.87%) RMDS
3 4 (0.70%) Faxination
4 3 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.35%) Infor CRM
5 2 (0.35%) Maximo
5 2 (0.35%) Primavera
5 2 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.17%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 110 (19.16%) Office 365
2 19 (3.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (1.39%) Mimecast
4 6 (1.05%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (1.05%) Yammer
5 5 (0.87%) Google Apps
5 5 (0.87%) OneDrive
6 4 (0.70%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (0.52%) IaaS
7 3 (0.52%) PaaS
8 2 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.35%) GitHub
9 1 (0.17%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.17%) SaaS
9 1 (0.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 113 (19.69%) DNS
2 97 (16.90%) Firewall
3 83 (14.46%) DHCP
4 75 (13.07%) SAN
5 74 (12.89%) VPN
6 65 (11.32%) LAN
6 65 (11.32%) TCP/IP
7 63 (10.98%) WAN
8 36 (6.27%) Internet
9 30 (5.23%) VoIP
10 23 (4.01%) Skype
11 18 (3.14%) NAS
12 15 (2.61%) VLAN
12 15 (2.61%) Wireless
13 14 (2.44%) FTP
13 14 (2.44%) Wi-Fi
14 12 (2.09%) Remote Desktop
15 11 (1.92%) SMTP
16 10 (1.74%) Ethernet
16 10 (1.74%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (17.42%) SQL Server
2 32 (5.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (3.14%) SQL Server 2012
4 15 (2.61%) SQL Server 2005
5 8 (1.39%) DB2
5 8 (1.39%) DB2 UDB
6 6 (1.05%) Relational Database
7 5 (0.87%) MySQL
7 5 (0.87%) Oracle Database
8 4 (0.70%) SQL Server 2000
9 3 (0.52%) MongoDB
10 2 (0.35%) GIS
10 2 (0.35%) SQL Server 2014
10 2 (0.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (0.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.17%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.17%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.17%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (0.70%) JIRA
2 3 (0.52%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.35%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.35%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.17%) Vagrant
General
1 101 (17.60%) Finance
2 35 (6.10%) Banking
3 22 (3.83%) Law
4 19 (3.31%) Financial Institution
5 16 (2.79%) Legal
6 15 (2.61%) Advertising
7 14 (2.44%) Telecoms
8 12 (2.09%) Investment Banking
9 11 (1.92%) Retail
10 9 (1.57%) Front Office
11 7 (1.22%) Back Office
11 7 (1.22%) Pharmaceutical
12 5 (0.87%) Automotive
12 5 (0.87%) German Language
12 5 (0.87%) Publishing
13 4 (0.70%) Games
14 3 (0.52%) Marketing
15 2 (0.35%) French Language
15 2 (0.35%) Italian Language
15 2 (0.35%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 122 (21.25%) Analyst
2 102 (17.77%) Support Engineer
3 76 (13.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 57 (9.93%) 2nd Line Support
5 52 (9.06%) Support Analyst
6 51 (8.89%) Desktop Support
7 48 (8.36%) Consultant
8 45 (7.84%) 3rd Line Support
9 41 (7.14%) Service Analyst
10 38 (6.62%) Windows Engineer
11 37 (6.45%) Exchange Engineer
12 30 (5.23%) Desktop Engineer
12 30 (5.23%) Service Desk Analyst
13 28 (4.88%) Desktop Support Engineer
14 27 (4.70%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 27 (4.70%) IT Support
15 26 (4.53%) 2nd Line Engineer
15 26 (4.53%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
16 25 (4.36%) 1st Line Support
16 25 (4.36%) Exchange Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (1.74%) .NET
2 9 (1.57%) XML
3 8 (1.39%) MSMQ
4 7 (1.22%) HTML
5 6 (1.05%) JSON
6 5 (0.87%) Web Services
7 4 (0.70%) ASP.NET
7 4 (0.70%) CSS
8 3 (0.52%) .NET Framework
8 3 (0.52%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (0.52%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 3 (0.52%) FIX Protocol
8 3 (0.52%) jQuery
8 3 (0.52%) LINQ
8 3 (0.52%) LINQ to SQL
8 3 (0.52%) SAML
8 3 (0.52%) WCF
8 3 (0.52%) XML Messaging
9 2 (0.35%) Middleware
10 1 (0.17%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 76 (13.24%) Blackberry
2 43 (7.49%) Data Centre
3 31 (5.40%) Analytical Skills
4 30 (5.23%) Management Information System
5 19 (3.31%) Computer Science
6 17 (2.96%) Clustering
6 17 (2.96%) Video Conferencing
7 16 (2.79%) EMC VNX
7 16 (2.79%) Hedge funds
7 16 (2.79%) iPhone
7 16 (2.79%) Replication
8 10 (1.74%) iPad
8 10 (1.74%) NHS
9 8 (1.39%) AS400
9 8 (1.39%) FMCG
10 6 (1.05%) Client/Server
10 6 (1.05%) Fat Client
10 6 (1.05%) Fintech
10 6 (1.05%) Thin Client
11 5 (0.87%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 451 (78.57%) Windows
2 235 (40.94%) Windows Server
3 171 (29.79%) Windows Server 2008
4 166 (28.92%) Windows 7
5 122 (21.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 90 (15.68%) Windows Server 2003
7 50 (8.71%) Linux
8 49 (8.54%) Windows XP
9 45 (7.84%) Windows 8
10 33 (5.75%) Android
11 29 (5.05%) Unix
12 16 (2.79%) Apple iOS
13 15 (2.61%) Windows Vista
14 9 (1.57%) AIX
15 8 (1.39%) Solaris
15 8 (1.39%) zOS
16 7 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 6 (1.05%) Mac OS
17 6 (1.05%) Mac OS X
17 6 (1.05%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (21.95%) ITIL
2 71 (12.37%) Migration
3 33 (5.75%) Project Management
4 30 (5.23%) Service Delivery
5 28 (4.88%) Change Management
6 24 (4.18%) Service Management
7 23 (4.01%) Information Security
8 20 (3.48%) Business Continuity
8 20 (3.48%) Problem Management
9 18 (3.14%) Time Management
10 17 (2.96%) Disaster Recovery
11 14 (2.44%) Asset Management
12 13 (2.26%) Identity Access Management
12 13 (2.26%) ITSM
13 12 (2.09%) PRINCE2
13 12 (2.09%) Security Architecture
14 11 (1.92%) Change Control
14 11 (1.92%) Data Protection
14 11 (1.92%) Mentoring
14 11 (1.92%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 89 (15.51%) SQL
2 65 (11.32%) PowerShell
3 10 (1.74%) Java
4 9 (1.57%) VBScript
5 7 (1.22%) T-SQL
6 6 (1.05%) C
6 6 (1.05%) JavaScript
6 6 (1.05%) VBA
7 5 (0.87%) C#
8 3 (0.52%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.35%) Perl
9 2 (0.35%) Python
9 2 (0.35%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.35%) VB
10 1 (0.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 88 (15.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 54 (9.41%) MCSE
3 48 (8.36%) Degree
4 42 (7.32%) Cisco Certification
5 34 (5.92%) CCNA
6 28 (4.88%) MCITP
7 27 (4.70%) Security Cleared
8 25 (4.36%) MCSA
9 23 (4.01%) MCP
9 23 (4.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 22 (3.83%) ITIL Certification
11 21 (3.66%) CISSP
12 20 (3.48%) SC Cleared
13 16 (2.79%) CISM
13 16 (2.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 10 (1.74%) A+ Certification
15 8 (1.39%) (ISC)2 CCSP
15 8 (1.39%) CCSP
16 7 (1.22%) MCDST
16 7 (1.22%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (6.62%) SLA
2 10 (1.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.52%) ISO15022
3 3 (0.52%) ISO20022
3 3 (0.52%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.35%) ISO27002
5 1 (0.17%) QA
5 1 (0.17%) RMADS
System Software
1 420 (73.17%) Active Directory
2 103 (17.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 62 (10.80%) XenApp
4 51 (8.89%) Hyper-V
5 48 (8.36%) vSphere
6 26 (4.53%) XenDesktop
7 22 (3.83%) VMware ESX
8 14 (2.44%) ISA Server
9 13 (2.26%) Microsoft App-V
9 13 (2.26%) VMware ESXi
10 11 (1.92%) Terminal Server
10 11 (1.92%) Terminal Services
11 9 (1.57%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 8 (1.39%) ClearTrust
12 8 (1.39%) NFS
13 6 (1.05%) BitLocker
13 6 (1.05%) XenServer
14 5 (0.87%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 4 (0.70%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 4 (0.70%) Samba
Systems Management
1 76 (13.24%) SCCM
2 37 (6.45%) SCOM
3 31 (5.40%) Backup Exec
4 22 (3.83%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 15 (2.61%) NetBackup
6 12 (2.09%) WSUS
7 10 (1.74%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 9 (1.57%) Norton AntiVirus
8 9 (1.57%) vMotion
9 8 (1.39%) CA Single Sign-On
10 7 (1.22%) XenMobile
11 5 (0.87%) DatAdvantage
11 5 (0.87%) HP SIM
11 5 (0.87%) SCOrch
12 4 (0.70%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 4 (0.70%) Windows Intune
13 3 (0.52%) AirWatch
13 3 (0.52%) MAILsweeper
13 3 (0.52%) MIMEsweeper
13 3 (0.52%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 351 (61.15%) Microsoft
2 223 (38.85%) VMware
3 153 (26.66%) Citrix
4 99 (17.25%) Cisco
5 56 (9.76%) Symantec
6 44 (7.67%) HP
7 41 (7.14%) NetApp
8 40 (6.97%) EMC
9 28 (4.88%) CheckPoint
10 27 (4.70%) Dell
11 22 (3.83%) SolarWinds
12 19 (3.31%) Oracle
13 13 (2.26%) Avaya
13 13 (2.26%) IBM
13 13 (2.26%) Mitel
14 12 (2.09%) Apple
14 12 (2.09%) CA
14 12 (2.09%) CommVault
14 12 (2.09%) MobileIron
14 12 (2.09%) SAP
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