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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 99 102 93
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -9
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 490 539 527
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.00% 2.14% 2.04%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.78% 11.75% 11.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 299 320 329
Average daily rate
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£315 £330 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £149 £175 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £310
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 51 57
Average hourly rate £16.75 £21.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.23% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £14.06 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £32.50 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.25 £15.63
% change year-on-year
+8.19% -2.40%
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
4544 4589 4646
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 18.55% 18.26% 17.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 3049 3035 2992
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £234 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £335 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 104 163
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.00 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.75 £59.00 £42.78
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +4 129 £284 -21.52% 44
Uxbridge -5 4 - -
Chessington -1 3 - - 1
Croydon -4 3 £355 +21.36% 3
Hounslow - 2 £90 -
Kingston Upon Thames -2 1 £275 -27.86%
Bromley - 1 - -
Romford - - - - 1
Sidcup - - - - 1
Surbiton - - - - 1
Barking - - - -
Beckenham - - - -
Bexley - - - -
Brentford - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Wembley - - - -
Docklands, London - - - - 1
Canary Wharf - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
MS Exchange
England

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 749 (78.68%) Windows
2 677 (71.11%) Active Directory
3 564 (59.24%) Microsoft
4 490 (51.47%) Exchange Server 2010
5 381 (40.02%) VMware
6 359 (37.71%) Windows Server 2008
7 269 (28.26%) Windows 7
8 261 (27.42%) MS Office
9 259 (27.21%) Exchange Server 2007
10 253 (26.58%) Citrix
11 237 (24.89%) Windows Server 2003
12 215 (22.58%) VMware Infrastructure
13 214 (22.48%) DNS
14 207 (21.74%) Cisco
15 204 (21.43%) ITIL
16 199 (20.90%) MS Excel
17 195 (20.48%) Blackberry
18 190 (19.96%) Windows XP
19 178 (18.70%) Exchange Server 2003
20 177 (18.59%) SAN
21 172 (18.07%) DHCP
22 166 (17.44%) Microsoft Certification
23 163 (17.12%) Finance
24 157 (16.49%) Firewall
25 148 (15.55%) HP
26 141 (14.81%) Windows Server 2012
27 140 (14.71%) Migration
28 136 (14.29%) SharePoint
29 133 (13.97%) SQL Server
30 129 (13.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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
1 490 (51.47%) Exchange Server 2010
2 259 (27.21%) Exchange Server 2007
3 178 (18.70%) Exchange Server 2003
4 136 (14.29%) SharePoint
5 129 (13.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 123 (12.92%) Lync
7 98 (10.29%) Exchange Server 2013
8 57 (5.99%) IIS
9 38 (3.99%) SharePoint 2010
10 37 (3.89%) Office Communications Server
11 18 (1.89%) SharePoint 2013
12 10 (1.05%) IBM Notes
13 9 (0.95%) Tomcat
13 9 (0.95%) WebSphere
14 8 (0.84%) SharePoint Server
15 7 (0.74%) Exchange Server 5.5
15 7 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2000
16 4 (0.42%) LiveLink
17 2 (0.21%) GroupWise
17 2 (0.21%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 261 (27.42%) MS Office
2 199 (20.90%) MS Excel
3 9 (0.95%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (0.84%) MS Project
5 6 (0.63%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.11%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (0.95%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (0.42%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (0.42%) Misys Midas
3 3 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.21%) ReMetrica
4 2 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.11%) Khalix
5 1 (0.11%) assyst
5 1 (0.11%) LatentZero
5 1 (0.11%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.11%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 85 (8.93%) Office 365
2 19 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (0.53%) SaaS
4 5 (0.53%) IaaS
5 4 (0.42%) PaaS
6 1 (0.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 214 (22.48%) DNS
2 177 (18.59%) SAN
3 172 (18.07%) DHCP
4 157 (16.49%) Firewall
5 128 (13.45%) LAN
6 116 (12.18%) WAN
7 104 (10.92%) TCP/IP
8 81 (8.51%) VPN
9 51 (5.36%) VoIP
10 47 (4.94%) Wireless
11 39 (4.10%) NAS
11 39 (4.10%) VLAN
12 31 (3.26%) MPLS
13 27 (2.84%) Fibre Channel
14 26 (2.73%) Internet
15 23 (2.42%) Cisco ASA
15 23 (2.42%) iSCSI
16 20 (2.10%) LDAP
16 20 (2.10%) Unified Communications
17 19 (2.00%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 133 (13.97%) SQL Server
2 42 (4.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 31 (3.26%) SQL Server 2005
4 10 (1.05%) Oracle Database
4 10 (1.05%) MySQL
5 5 (0.53%) SQL Server 2000
5 5 (0.53%) Oracle Exadata
6 4 (0.42%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (0.32%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (0.32%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.21%) Data Mining
8 2 (0.21%) Cognos Impromptu
8 2 (0.21%) MS Access
9 1 (0.11%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 7 (0.74%) Git (software)
2 6 (0.63%) Subversion
3 3 (0.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (0.21%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.21%) Visual Studio
General
1 163 (17.12%) Finance
2 63 (6.62%) Banking
3 36 (3.78%) Legal
4 32 (3.36%) Law
5 29 (3.05%) Advertising
6 25 (2.63%) Retail
7 23 (2.42%) Marketing
8 20 (2.10%) Telecoms
9 19 (2.00%) Investment Banking
10 17 (1.79%) Back Office
10 17 (1.79%) French Language
11 16 (1.68%) Spanish Language
12 14 (1.47%) Mandarin Language
13 9 (0.95%) Games
14 7 (0.74%) Publishing
15 6 (0.63%) Front Office
16 5 (0.53%) Financial Institution
16 5 (0.53%) Manufacturing
17 3 (0.32%) Local Government
18 2 (0.21%) German Language
Job Titles
1 247 (25.95%) Analyst
2 119 (12.50%) Support Analyst
3 111 (11.66%) Support Engineer
4 79 (8.30%) 3rd Line Support
5 68 (7.14%) Desktop Support
5 68 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 64 (6.72%) 2nd Line Support
7 63 (6.62%) Architect
8 56 (5.88%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 49 (5.15%) Service Analyst
9 49 (5.15%) Consultant
10 47 (4.94%) Service Desk Analyst
11 46 (4.83%) Administrator
11 46 (4.83%) Technical Support
11 46 (4.83%) Systems Engineer
12 37 (3.89%) Messaging Engineer
13 35 (3.68%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 35 (3.68%) Server Engineer
14 34 (3.57%) Technical Analyst
14 34 (3.57%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (1.37%) .NET
2 12 (1.26%) Middleware
3 5 (0.53%) Web Services
3 5 (0.53%) LAMP
3 5 (0.53%) Oracle Fusion
4 4 (0.42%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (0.42%) HTML
4 4 (0.42%) ASP.NET
5 3 (0.32%) CSS
5 3 (0.32%) WCF
5 3 (0.32%) Software Packaging
6 2 (0.21%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 2 (0.21%) Application Packaging
6 2 (0.21%) .NET Framework
6 2 (0.21%) Ajax
6 2 (0.21%) ADO.NET
6 2 (0.21%) COM
7 1 (0.11%) JSP
7 1 (0.11%) MSMQ
7 1 (0.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 195 (20.48%) Blackberry
2 66 (6.93%) Clustering
3 41 (4.31%) Replication
4 36 (3.78%) Analytical Skills
5 30 (3.15%) Thin Client
5 30 (3.15%) Fat Client
6 27 (2.84%) Management Information System
7 18 (1.89%) iPhone
8 15 (1.58%) iPad
9 14 (1.47%) Enterprise Storage
9 14 (1.47%) Video Conferencing
9 14 (1.47%) Computer Science
10 10 (1.05%) Statistics
11 9 (0.95%) Online Games
12 8 (0.84%) iSeries
13 7 (0.74%) Client/Server
13 7 (0.74%) AS400
14 6 (0.63%) NHS
15 5 (0.53%) CCTV
15 5 (0.53%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 749 (78.68%) Windows
2 359 (37.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 269 (28.26%) Windows 7
4 237 (24.89%) Windows Server 2003
5 190 (19.96%) Windows XP
6 141 (14.81%) Windows Server 2012
7 67 (7.04%) Windows 8
8 49 (5.15%) Linux
9 24 (2.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 22 (2.31%) UNIX
11 19 (2.00%) Mac OS X
12 16 (1.68%) Windows 2000
13 14 (1.47%) Windows Vista
14 13 (1.37%) Android
14 13 (1.37%) Windows 2000 Server
15 12 (1.26%) Mac OS
16 8 (0.84%) CentOS
17 7 (0.74%) Solaris
18 5 (0.53%) Windows Mobile
18 5 (0.53%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 204 (21.43%) ITIL
2 140 (14.71%) Migration
3 47 (4.94%) Service Management
4 38 (3.99%) Disaster Recovery
5 33 (3.47%) Service Delivery
5 33 (3.47%) Asset Management
6 31 (3.26%) PRINCE2
6 31 (3.26%) Project Management
7 30 (3.15%) Change Management
8 26 (2.73%) Problem Management
9 21 (2.21%) Capacity Planning
10 20 (2.10%) BCP
10 20 (2.10%) Incident Management
11 17 (1.79%) Performance Management
11 17 (1.79%) Data Protection
12 16 (1.68%) TOGAF
12 16 (1.68%) Business Continuity
13 15 (1.58%) Configuration Management
13 15 (1.58%) Workflow
14 14 (1.47%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 109 (11.45%) SQL
2 92 (9.66%) PowerShell
3 20 (2.10%) VBScript
4 17 (1.79%) Perl
5 14 (1.47%) VB
6 11 (1.16%) C
7 9 (0.95%) Python
8 7 (0.74%) Shell Script
9 6 (0.63%) VBA
10 5 (0.53%) Java
11 4 (0.42%) C#
12 3 (0.32%) PHP
13 2 (0.21%) JavaScript
13 2 (0.21%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 166 (17.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 113 (11.87%) MCSE
3 60 (6.30%) MCITP
4 51 (5.36%) Security Cleared
5 45 (4.73%) Cisco Certification
6 39 (4.10%) Degree
6 39 (4.10%) CCNA
7 34 (3.57%) MCP
8 33 (3.47%) SC Cleared
9 29 (3.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 26 (2.73%) MCSA
11 18 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
12 17 (1.79%) CCA
12 17 (1.79%) Citrix Certification
13 14 (1.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 12 (1.26%) MCTS
14 12 (1.26%) CCNP
15 8 (0.84%) DV Cleared
16 7 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 7 (0.74%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (4.73%) SLA
2 3 (0.32%) QA
3 2 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 677 (71.11%) Active Directory
2 215 (22.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 99 (10.40%) Hyper-V
4 96 (10.08%) XenApp
5 66 (6.93%) vSphere
6 63 (6.62%) VMware ESX
7 31 (3.26%) Xen
8 21 (2.21%) VMware ESXi
9 19 (2.00%) NFS
10 18 (1.89%) ISA Server
10 18 (1.89%) XenDesktop
11 17 (1.79%) NLBS
12 15 (1.58%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 14 (1.47%) VMware Server
14 11 (1.16%) Terminal Services
14 11 (1.16%) XenServer
15 10 (1.05%) UAG
16 9 (0.95%) DFS Replication
17 7 (0.74%) Terminal Server
18 6 (0.63%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 102 (10.71%) SCCM
2 65 (6.83%) Backup Exec
3 40 (4.20%) SCOM
4 34 (3.57%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 22 (2.31%) WSUS
6 20 (2.10%) MIMEsweeper
7 19 (2.00%) Norton AntiVirus
8 18 (1.89%) MAILsweeper
9 16 (1.68%) Nagios
10 13 (1.37%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 12 (1.26%) McAfee ePO
12 9 (0.95%) DameWare
12 9 (0.95%) SCOrch
13 7 (0.74%) OpenView
13 7 (0.74%) ARCserve
13 7 (0.74%) Puppet
13 7 (0.74%) Red Hat Spacewalk
13 7 (0.74%) Cobbler
13 7 (0.74%) Opsview
14 6 (0.63%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 564 (59.24%) Microsoft
2 381 (40.02%) VMware
3 253 (26.58%) Citrix
4 207 (21.74%) Cisco
5 148 (15.55%) HP
6 84 (8.82%) Symantec
7 57 (5.99%) Dell
8 55 (5.78%) NetApp
9 46 (4.83%) SolarWinds
10 45 (4.73%) CheckPoint
11 36 (3.78%) IBM
12 33 (3.47%) Oracle
13 30 (3.15%) EMC
14 26 (2.73%) Apple
15 23 (2.42%) Avaya
16 22 (2.31%) McAfee
16 22 (2.31%) F5
17 21 (2.21%) Sophos
18 20 (2.10%) Bloomberg
19 15 (1.58%) Juniper
London
Opilio Recruitment
Rate: £150 - 180 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £625 - 650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Chessington, Surrey
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £270.00 - £297.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £380 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Rate: £350 - £380 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Venturi
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £100 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
H&R Talent
Rate: From £150 to £250 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Romford, Essex
Kyna Associates
Rate: £190 - £220 Per Day
Posted: 4 days ago
South East London
Square One Resources
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £200.00 - £250.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago