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 February 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 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 126 108 92
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -16
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 367 413 439
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.73% 1.90% 2.22%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.17% 10.41% 11.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 239 222 221
Average daily rate
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£350 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £150 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 48 70
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.75 £35.45 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-9.37% -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
4003 3966 3725
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 18.86% 18.25% 18.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 2762 2640 2417
Average daily rate £425 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £246
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 74 81 118
Average hourly rate £20.45 £22.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.06% +15.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £45.00 £60.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.25 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-4.10% -2.30%

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 February 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 February 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 February 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 +11 104 £413 +50.00% 45
Kingston Upon Thames - 8 £227 - 1
Chiswick +11 3 £150 -18.91% 1
Bromley - 3 £244 -
Croydon -5 2 £120 - 2
Hounslow +2 1 £180 +20.00%
Wimbledon -3 1 £425 +54.54%
Brentford - 1 £375 - 2
Hammersmith - 1 £150 -
Ilford - 1 - -
Uxbridge - 1 £275 - 1
Wembley - - - -
Worcester Park - - - -
Rainham - - - - 1
Sidcup - - - - 1
Teddington - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Enfield - - - - 2
Feltham - - - -
Grays - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Chessington - - - - 1
Coulsdon - - - -
Barking - - - -
Bexley - - - -
Finchley - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Greenwich - - - -
Southwark - - - -
Mayfair - - - -
MS Exchange
England

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 651 (77.22%) Windows
2 583 (69.16%) Active Directory
3 441 (52.31%) Microsoft
4 437 (51.84%) Exchange Server 2010
5 397 (47.09%) VMware
6 345 (40.93%) Windows Server 2008
7 238 (28.23%) Citrix
8 229 (27.16%) VMware Infrastructure
9 213 (25.27%) Exchange Server 2007
9 213 (25.27%) Windows 7
10 190 (22.54%) Windows Server 2003
11 184 (21.83%) Windows Server 2012
12 174 (20.64%) DNS
13 173 (20.52%) MS Office
14 170 (20.17%) Cisco
15 159 (18.86%) Windows XP
16 156 (18.51%) SAN
17 153 (18.15%) Exchange Server 2013
18 151 (17.91%) ITIL
19 148 (17.56%) Finance
19 148 (17.56%) Migration
20 144 (17.08%) Firewall
21 138 (16.37%) Blackberry
21 138 (16.37%) MS Excel
22 137 (16.25%) Exchange Server 2003
23 126 (14.95%) SQL Server
24 125 (14.83%) Microsoft Certification
24 125 (14.83%) Lync
25 121 (14.35%) HP
25 121 (14.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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
1 437 (51.84%) Exchange Server 2010
2 213 (25.27%) Exchange Server 2007
3 153 (18.15%) Exchange Server 2013
4 137 (16.25%) Exchange Server 2003
5 125 (14.83%) Lync
6 121 (14.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 94 (11.15%) SharePoint
8 52 (6.17%) IIS
9 32 (3.80%) Office Communications Server
10 12 (1.42%) SharePoint 2010
11 10 (1.19%) Apache
12 6 (0.71%) IBM Notes
12 6 (0.71%) SharePoint 2013
13 5 (0.59%) WorkSite
13 5 (0.59%) Tomcat
14 4 (0.47%) Lotus Domino
14 4 (0.47%) nginx
14 4 (0.47%) Apache Solr
15 3 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2000
15 3 (0.36%) WebSphere
Applications
1 173 (20.52%) MS Office
2 138 (16.37%) MS Excel
3 6 (0.71%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.59%) MS Project
4 5 (0.59%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.12%) Shockwave
6 1 (0.12%) Quicktime
6 1 (0.12%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 3 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.12%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 117 (13.88%) Office 365
2 24 (2.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (1.19%) IaaS
4 8 (0.95%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (0.71%) PaaS
5 6 (0.71%) Google Apps
6 5 (0.59%) SaaS
6 5 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (0.47%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 174 (20.64%) DNS
2 156 (18.51%) SAN
3 144 (17.08%) Firewall
4 118 (14.00%) DHCP
5 99 (11.74%) LAN
6 89 (10.56%) VPN
7 87 (10.32%) TCP/IP
8 82 (9.73%) WAN
9 58 (6.88%) VLAN
10 39 (4.63%) NAS
10 39 (4.63%) VoIP
11 28 (3.32%) LDAP
11 28 (3.32%) Wireless
12 26 (3.08%) iSCSI
13 25 (2.97%) NetScaler
13 25 (2.97%) Internet
13 25 (2.97%) MPLS
14 18 (2.14%) Fibre Channel
14 18 (2.14%) BIG-IP
15 14 (1.66%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 126 (14.95%) SQL Server
2 38 (4.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (1.78%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (0.95%) MySQL
5 6 (0.71%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (0.47%) Relational Database
6 4 (0.47%) MongoDB
6 4 (0.47%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.24%) IDOL
8 1 (0.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.12%) MS Access
8 1 (0.12%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.12%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.12%) Oracle Exadata
8 1 (0.12%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (0.36%) AdminStudio
2 2 (0.24%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.12%) MSI
3 1 (0.12%) Selenium
3 1 (0.12%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.12%) WebDriver
3 1 (0.12%) MSBuild
General
1 148 (17.56%) Finance
2 56 (6.64%) Banking
3 33 (3.91%) Legal
4 32 (3.80%) Law
5 23 (2.73%) Retail
6 17 (2.02%) Telecoms
7 16 (1.90%) Advertising
7 16 (1.90%) Marketing
8 13 (1.54%) Publishing
9 12 (1.42%) Back Office
10 10 (1.19%) Financial Institution
11 8 (0.95%) Investment Banking
12 5 (0.59%) Local Government
13 3 (0.36%) Electronics
14 2 (0.24%) Manufacturing
14 2 (0.24%) Spanish Language
15 1 (0.12%) Mandarin Language
15 1 (0.12%) Japanese Language
15 1 (0.12%) Russian Language
15 1 (0.12%) Games
Job Titles
1 192 (22.78%) Analyst
2 116 (13.76%) Support Engineer
3 91 (10.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 76 (9.02%) Support Analyst
5 70 (8.30%) 3rd Line Support
6 65 (7.71%) 2nd Line Support
7 64 (7.59%) Desktop Support
8 53 (6.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 49 (5.81%) IT Support
10 48 (5.69%) Consultant
11 47 (5.58%) Service Analyst
12 45 (5.34%) Service Desk Analyst
13 43 (5.10%) Architect
14 40 (4.74%) Server Engineer
15 37 (4.39%) Desktop Engineer
16 35 (4.15%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
17 30 (3.56%) Wintel Engineer
17 30 (3.56%) Administrator
18 29 (3.44%) Systems Engineer
19 23 (2.73%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (1.42%) .NET
2 7 (0.83%) Application Packaging
3 5 (0.59%) ASP.NET
3 5 (0.59%) Web Services
3 5 (0.59%) Middleware
4 4 (0.47%) LAMP
4 4 (0.47%) HTML
4 4 (0.47%) SailPoint
4 4 (0.47%) libvirt
5 3 (0.36%) MAPI
5 3 (0.36%) .NET Framework
5 3 (0.36%) JSP
6 1 (0.12%) CSS
6 1 (0.12%) Windows SharePoint Services
6 1 (0.12%) Flash
6 1 (0.12%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (0.12%) Software Packaging
6 1 (0.12%) Corona SDK
Miscellaneous
1 138 (16.37%) Blackberry
2 62 (7.35%) Clustering
3 44 (5.22%) Replication
4 34 (4.03%) Fat Client
4 34 (4.03%) Thin Client
5 33 (3.91%) Analytical Skills
6 27 (3.20%) Management Information System
7 20 (2.37%) NHS
8 18 (2.14%) iPhone
9 17 (2.02%) Video Conferencing
10 13 (1.54%) Enterprise Storage
11 12 (1.42%) iPad
12 11 (1.30%) Hedge funds
13 9 (1.07%) Computer Science
14 7 (0.83%) CESG
15 6 (0.71%) PKI
16 5 (0.59%) PDA
16 5 (0.59%) Statistics
16 5 (0.59%) CLARiiON
17 4 (0.47%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 651 (77.22%) Windows
2 345 (40.93%) Windows Server 2008
3 213 (25.27%) Windows 7
4 190 (22.54%) Windows Server 2003
5 184 (21.83%) Windows Server 2012
6 159 (18.86%) Windows XP
7 55 (6.52%) Windows 8
8 45 (5.34%) Linux
9 26 (3.08%) Mac OS X
10 24 (2.85%) Android
11 20 (2.37%) UNIX
12 17 (2.02%) Windows Vista
13 11 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 10 (1.19%) Apple iOS
15 7 (0.83%) Solaris
16 5 (0.59%) Ubuntu
16 5 (0.59%) Windows Mobile
16 5 (0.59%) Mac OS
17 4 (0.47%) Mac OS X Server
18 3 (0.36%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 151 (17.91%) ITIL
2 148 (17.56%) Migration
3 45 (5.34%) Disaster Recovery
4 41 (4.86%) Change Management
5 29 (3.44%) Asset Management
6 26 (3.08%) Service Delivery
7 24 (2.85%) Business Continuity
7 24 (2.85%) Incident Management
8 23 (2.73%) Project Management
8 23 (2.73%) Service Management
9 21 (2.49%) Configuration Management
9 21 (2.49%) Problem Management
10 17 (2.02%) Information Security
11 15 (1.78%) Mentoring
12 13 (1.54%) Kalman Filter
12 13 (1.54%) Agile Software Development
13 12 (1.42%) Workflow
13 12 (1.42%) Performance Management
14 11 (1.30%) Root Cause Analysis
14 11 (1.30%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 102 (12.10%) SQL
2 98 (11.63%) PowerShell
3 27 (3.20%) VBScript
4 14 (1.66%) Perl
5 12 (1.42%) Shell Script
6 7 (0.83%) Python
6 7 (0.83%) C#
7 6 (0.71%) VBA
8 4 (0.47%) Ruby
8 4 (0.47%) JavaScript
9 3 (0.36%) C
9 3 (0.36%) VB
10 1 (0.12%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.12%) Java
10 1 (0.12%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 125 (14.83%) Microsoft Certification
2 89 (10.56%) MCSE
3 43 (5.10%) Cisco Certification
4 39 (4.63%) CCNA
5 36 (4.27%) Security Cleared
6 35 (4.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 32 (3.80%) MCITP
8 25 (2.97%) SC Cleared
9 24 (2.85%) Degree
10 22 (2.61%) MCP
11 21 (2.49%) MCSA
11 21 (2.49%) MCTS
12 15 (1.78%) Citrix Certification
13 12 (1.42%) CCA
13 12 (1.42%) ITIL Certification
14 11 (1.30%) CCNP
14 11 (1.30%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 8 (0.95%) CCEA
16 7 (0.83%) VCP4
17 6 (0.71%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (5.81%) SLA
2 6 (0.71%) QA
3 4 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.24%) COBIT
5 1 (0.12%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.12%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 583 (69.16%) Active Directory
2 229 (27.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 111 (13.17%) Hyper-V
4 90 (10.68%) XenApp
5 80 (9.49%) vSphere
6 62 (7.35%) VMware ESX
7 28 (3.32%) Xen
8 26 (3.08%) XenDesktop
9 23 (2.73%) NFS
10 20 (2.37%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 16 (1.90%) VMware Server
12 15 (1.78%) Microsoft App-V
12 15 (1.78%) VMware ESXi
13 13 (1.54%) VMware Workstation
14 12 (1.42%) XenServer
15 10 (1.19%) DFS Replication
16 9 (1.07%) NLBS
17 8 (0.95%) Terminal Services
18 7 (0.83%) UAG
19 6 (0.71%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 97 (11.51%) SCCM
2 37 (4.39%) SCOM
2 37 (4.39%) Backup Exec
3 29 (3.44%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 22 (2.61%) Norton AntiVirus
5 21 (2.49%) WSUS
6 17 (2.02%) MIMEsweeper
7 12 (1.42%) MAILsweeper
7 12 (1.42%) SCVMM
8 9 (1.07%) HP SIM
8 9 (1.07%) SCDPM
8 9 (1.07%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 6 (0.71%) NetBackup
9 6 (0.71%) McAfee ePO
10 5 (0.59%) Casper Suite
11 4 (0.47%) Salt
11 4 (0.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 4 (0.47%) Nagios
11 4 (0.47%) ARCserve
11 4 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 441 (52.31%) Microsoft
2 397 (47.09%) VMware
3 238 (28.23%) Citrix
4 170 (20.17%) Cisco
5 121 (14.35%) HP
6 81 (9.61%) NetApp
7 74 (8.78%) Symantec
8 52 (6.17%) EMC
9 42 (4.98%) Dell
10 31 (3.68%) McAfee
11 26 (3.08%) Veeam
12 24 (2.85%) AppSense
13 23 (2.73%) Apple
14 22 (2.61%) Sophos
15 21 (2.49%) CheckPoint
16 20 (2.37%) Bloomberg
16 20 (2.37%) SolarWinds
17 19 (2.25%) Oracle
18 17 (2.02%) Avaya
18 17 (2.02%) 3PAR
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