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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 139 108 108
Rank change year-on-year
-31 0
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 395 465 507
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.67% 1.94% 2.03%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.15% 10.26% 11.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 274 282 313
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £146 £166
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
- +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 45 48
Average hourly rate £15.75 £16.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.56% -27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £14.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £28.80 £32.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.87 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -2.36%
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
4849 4532 4483
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 20.45% 18.93% 17.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 3344 2967 2922
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 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 113 109
Average hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% -15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.69 £12.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £46.50 £59.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -9.32%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -25 84 £369 +33.12% 39
Chessington +3 5 - -
Kingston Upon Thames +1 5 £340 +23.63%
Bromley -1 4 £250 -
Croydon -17 4 £285 -19.71%
Mayfair - 3 £320 -
Greenwich - 2 £213 -
Uxbridge +2 1 - -
Twickenham -3 1 £300 +87.50%
Mitcham - 1 - -
South Croydon - 1 - -
Wembley - 1 £295 -
Westminster - 1 - -
Wimbledon - 1 £150 -
MS Exchange
England

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 638 (76.32%) Windows
2 607 (72.61%) Active Directory
3 483 (57.78%) Microsoft
4 388 (46.41%) Exchange Server 2010
5 331 (39.59%) VMware
6 304 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
7 222 (26.56%) Citrix
8 205 (24.52%) MS Office
8 205 (24.52%) Windows Server 2012
9 191 (22.85%) Windows 7
10 175 (20.93%) MS Excel
11 174 (20.81%) ITIL
12 163 (19.50%) DNS
13 148 (17.70%) VMware Infrastructure
14 146 (17.46%) Office 365
14 146 (17.46%) Windows Server 2003
15 144 (17.22%) Cisco
16 136 (16.27%) Finance
16 136 (16.27%) Migration
17 133 (15.91%) Blackberry
18 127 (15.19%) Exchange Server 2007
19 124 (14.83%) Exchange Server 2013
20 123 (14.71%) Firewall
21 121 (14.47%) Lync
22 120 (14.35%) SAN
23 119 (14.23%) LAN
24 115 (13.76%) PowerShell
25 112 (13.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
26 109 (13.04%) WAN
27 108 (12.92%) DHCP

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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
1 388 (46.41%) Exchange Server 2010
2 127 (15.19%) Exchange Server 2007
3 124 (14.83%) Exchange Server 2013
4 121 (14.47%) Lync
5 112 (13.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 105 (12.56%) SharePoint
7 82 (9.81%) Exchange Server 2003
8 57 (6.82%) IIS
9 18 (2.15%) IBM Notes
9 18 (2.15%) Office Communications Server
10 13 (1.56%) SharePoint 2010
11 12 (1.44%) Lotus Domino
12 9 (1.08%) SharePoint 2013
13 7 (0.84%) SharePoint Server
14 5 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2000
15 3 (0.36%) iPlanet
15 3 (0.36%) GroupWise
15 3 (0.36%) Apache
16 2 (0.24%) BizTalk Server
16 2 (0.24%) WebLogic
Applications
1 205 (24.52%) MS Office
2 175 (20.93%) MS Excel
3 11 (1.32%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (1.20%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.84%) MS Project
6 5 (0.60%) Spreadsheet
6 5 (0.60%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 4 (0.48%) InDesign
8 1 (0.12%) PaintShop Pro
Business Applications
1 4 (0.48%) RMDS
2 3 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.24%) BusinessWare
3 2 (0.24%) SAP R/3
4 1 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.12%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 146 (17.46%) Office 365
2 33 (3.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (1.32%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (0.84%) Google Apps
4 7 (0.84%) IaaS
4 7 (0.84%) Mimecast
5 6 (0.72%) PaaS
6 4 (0.48%) OneDrive
7 3 (0.36%) Yammer
8 1 (0.12%) Symantec.cloud
Communications & Networking
1 163 (19.50%) DNS
2 123 (14.71%) Firewall
3 120 (14.35%) SAN
4 119 (14.23%) LAN
5 109 (13.04%) WAN
6 108 (12.92%) DHCP
7 91 (10.89%) TCP/IP
8 59 (7.06%) VPN
9 51 (6.10%) VLAN
10 39 (4.67%) MPLS
11 38 (4.55%) NAS
12 35 (4.19%) LDAP
13 33 (3.95%) BIG-IP
14 27 (3.23%) DSL
15 26 (3.11%) VoIP
16 24 (2.87%) Internet
17 14 (1.67%) Wireless
18 12 (1.44%) FTP
19 11 (1.32%) iSCSI
20 10 (1.20%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (11.84%) SQL Server
2 26 (3.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (1.44%) SQL Server 2005
4 10 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
5 9 (1.08%) Oracle Database
6 3 (0.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.24%) DB2 UDB
7 2 (0.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.24%) DB2
8 1 (0.12%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.12%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.12%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.12%) FileMaker
8 1 (0.12%) MySQL
8 1 (0.12%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.12%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 3 (0.36%) JIRA
2 1 (0.12%) TeamCity
2 1 (0.12%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.12%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.12%) HP UFT
2 1 (0.12%) MSI
2 1 (0.12%) InstallShield
General
1 136 (16.27%) Finance
2 45 (5.38%) Banking
3 25 (2.99%) Law
4 22 (2.63%) Legal
5 21 (2.51%) Advertising
6 13 (1.56%) Back Office
7 12 (1.44%) Financial Institution
8 10 (1.20%) Publishing
9 8 (0.96%) Investment Banking
9 8 (0.96%) Telecoms
10 7 (0.84%) German Language
11 6 (0.72%) Marketing
12 5 (0.60%) Local Government
12 5 (0.60%) Retail
13 4 (0.48%) French Language
14 3 (0.36%) Games
14 3 (0.36%) Automotive
14 3 (0.36%) Italian Language
14 3 (0.36%) Spanish Language
14 3 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 188 (22.49%) Analyst
2 128 (15.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 96 (11.48%) Support Engineer
4 87 (10.41%) Support Analyst
5 86 (10.29%) 2nd Line Support
6 79 (9.45%) 3rd Line Support
7 56 (6.70%) Desktop Support
8 48 (5.74%) Administrator
9 41 (4.90%) Server Engineer
10 35 (4.19%) Systems Engineer
11 32 (3.83%) Service Analyst
11 32 (3.83%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 32 (3.83%) IT Support
12 31 (3.71%) Infrastructure Analyst
13 29 (3.47%) 1st Line Support
13 29 (3.47%) Service Desk Analyst
14 27 (3.23%) Consultant
14 27 (3.23%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
15 26 (3.11%) Systems Administrator
15 26 (3.11%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (1.08%) XML
2 8 (0.96%) .NET
3 6 (0.72%) Middleware
3 6 (0.72%) Web Services
4 5 (0.60%) HTML
4 5 (0.60%) MAPI
5 3 (0.36%) SAML
5 3 (0.36%) XMPP
5 3 (0.36%) JSON
6 2 (0.24%) Software Packaging
6 2 (0.24%) .NET Framework
6 2 (0.24%) MSMQ
6 2 (0.24%) COM
7 1 (0.12%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.12%) LAMP
7 1 (0.12%) ActiveMQ
7 1 (0.12%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
7 1 (0.12%) REST
7 1 (0.12%) Application Packaging
7 1 (0.12%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 133 (15.91%) Blackberry
2 42 (5.02%) Data Centre
3 29 (3.47%) iPhone
4 27 (3.23%) Clustering
4 27 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
5 24 (2.87%) Video Conferencing
6 17 (2.03%) Fat Client
6 17 (2.03%) Thin Client
7 15 (1.79%) Management Information System
8 14 (1.67%) iPad
9 13 (1.56%) PKI
10 12 (1.44%) NHS
11 9 (1.08%) Computer Science
12 8 (0.96%) Replication
13 6 (0.72%) PDA
13 6 (0.72%) Handset
13 6 (0.72%) Hedge funds
13 6 (0.72%) Private Cloud
13 6 (0.72%) Hybrid Cloud
14 5 (0.60%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 638 (76.32%) Windows
2 304 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 205 (24.52%) Windows Server 2012
4 191 (22.85%) Windows 7
5 146 (17.46%) Windows Server 2003
6 78 (9.33%) Windows XP
7 64 (7.66%) Linux
8 49 (5.86%) Android
9 48 (5.74%) Windows 8
10 19 (2.27%) UNIX
11 15 (1.79%) Apple iOS
12 14 (1.67%) Windows Vista
13 12 (1.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 11 (1.32%) Mac OS X
15 10 (1.20%) Solaris
16 9 (1.08%) Windows 2000 Server
17 8 (0.96%) Data ONTAP
18 7 (0.84%) Mac OS
19 6 (0.72%) Debian
20 4 (0.48%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 174 (20.81%) ITIL
2 136 (16.27%) Migration
3 55 (6.58%) Service Management
4 46 (5.50%) Disaster Recovery
5 43 (5.14%) Project Management
6 39 (4.67%) Business Continuity
7 38 (4.55%) Service Delivery
8 36 (4.31%) Problem Management
9 31 (3.71%) Change Management
10 30 (3.59%) BCP
10 30 (3.59%) ITSM
10 30 (3.59%) Business Continuity Planning
11 29 (3.47%) Performance Management
12 24 (2.87%) Incident Management
13 19 (2.27%) PRINCE2
14 18 (2.15%) Information Security
15 15 (1.79%) Change Control
16 14 (1.67%) Data Protection
17 13 (1.56%) Capacity Planning
17 13 (1.56%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 115 (13.76%) PowerShell
2 88 (10.53%) SQL
3 17 (2.03%) VB
4 16 (1.91%) VBScript
5 13 (1.56%) Perl
6 9 (1.08%) C
7 8 (0.96%) T-SQL
7 8 (0.96%) Shell Script
8 6 (0.72%) Java
9 5 (0.60%) Python
10 4 (0.48%) JavaScript
11 2 (0.24%) VBA
11 2 (0.24%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.12%) R
12 1 (0.12%) C#
Qualifications
1 94 (11.24%) Microsoft Certification
2 58 (6.94%) MCSE
3 43 (5.14%) Cisco Certification
4 38 (4.55%) Degree
5 36 (4.31%) CCNA
6 32 (3.83%) MCSA
7 30 (3.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 28 (3.35%) MCP
9 23 (2.75%) Security Cleared
10 21 (2.51%) SC Cleared
11 13 (1.56%) MCITP
12 12 (1.44%) MCDST
13 7 (0.84%) CCNP
13 7 (0.84%) ITIL Certification
14 6 (0.72%) CISSP
15 5 (0.60%) MCTS
15 5 (0.60%) VCAP
16 4 (0.48%) NCDA
16 4 (0.48%) CCA
16 4 (0.48%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (6.94%) SLA
2 6 (0.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.12%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 607 (72.61%) Active Directory
2 148 (17.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 83 (9.93%) XenApp
4 73 (8.73%) vSphere
5 69 (8.25%) Hyper-V
6 37 (4.43%) VMware ESX
7 33 (3.95%) VMware ESXi
8 30 (3.59%) XenDesktop
9 28 (3.35%) NLBS
10 19 (2.27%) Xen
11 13 (1.56%) Terminal Services
12 11 (1.32%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 10 (1.20%) NFS
14 9 (1.08%) VMware Server
15 8 (0.96%) ISA Server
15 8 (0.96%) Microsoft App-V
16 7 (0.84%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 7 (0.84%) BitLocker
17 5 (0.60%) Veritas Cluster Server
18 4 (0.48%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 91 (10.89%) SCCM
2 35 (4.19%) WSUS
3 30 (3.59%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 29 (3.47%) SCOM
5 28 (3.35%) NetBackup
6 19 (2.27%) Backup Exec
7 11 (1.32%) McAfee ePO
8 10 (1.20%) ARCserve
9 9 (1.08%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 8 (0.96%) Tivoli
11 7 (0.84%) SnapVault
12 6 (0.72%) AirWatch
12 6 (0.72%) DatAdvantage
13 5 (0.60%) vMotion
14 4 (0.48%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 4 (0.48%) Nagios
15 3 (0.36%) SCSM
15 3 (0.36%) SCDPM
15 3 (0.36%) Data Guard
16 2 (0.24%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 483 (57.78%) Microsoft
2 331 (39.59%) VMware
3 222 (26.56%) Citrix
4 144 (17.22%) Cisco
5 85 (10.17%) HP
6 62 (7.42%) Symantec
7 48 (5.74%) CheckPoint
7 48 (5.74%) NetApp
8 46 (5.50%) Dell
9 29 (3.47%) EMC
10 26 (3.11%) Apple
11 24 (2.87%) Oracle
12 22 (2.63%) Lotus
13 17 (2.03%) Red Hat
13 17 (2.03%) Juniper
13 17 (2.03%) McAfee
13 17 (2.03%) F5
14 16 (1.91%) MobileIron
15 15 (1.79%) Polycom
16 12 (1.44%) Bloomberg
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