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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 97 90 105
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +15
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 504 566 496
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.04% 2.27% 2.05%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.92% 12.18% 11.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 312 344 297
Average daily rate
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£320 £330 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +8.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £175 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £479 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £285 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 49 53
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £12.70 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £76.40 £45.00 £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £14.25 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+22.80% -16.17%
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
4614 4648 4433
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 18.68% 18.63% 18.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 3191 3181 2899
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 90 148
Average hourly rate £19.50 £19.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.63% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -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 23 October 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 23 October 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 23 October 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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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 -8 133 £284 -19.00% 41
Croydon -6 7 £355 +21.36% 3
Chessington -1 5 - -
Ilford - 3 £238 -
Uxbridge -5 2 - - 1
Hounslow - 2 £90 - 1
Kingston Upon Thames -3 1 £275 -29.03% 2
Bromley - 1 £110 - 1
Canary Wharf - 1 - -
Hammersmith - - - - 1
Wimbledon - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Mayfair - - - -
Wembley - - - - 1
Enfield - - - - 2
Barking - - - -
Bexley - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
Southall - - - -
Stanmore - - - - 1
Twickenham - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
Westminster - - - -
MS Exchange
England

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 735 (77.12%) Windows
2 675 (70.83%) Active Directory
3 551 (57.82%) Microsoft
4 500 (52.47%) Exchange Server 2010
5 378 (39.66%) VMware
6 352 (36.94%) Windows Server 2008
7 270 (28.33%) Exchange Server 2007
8 269 (28.23%) Windows 7
9 257 (26.97%) Citrix
10 244 (25.60%) MS Office
11 233 (24.45%) Windows Server 2003
12 216 (22.67%) VMware Infrastructure
13 210 (22.04%) Cisco
14 204 (21.41%) Windows XP
15 201 (21.09%) DNS
16 195 (20.46%) ITIL
17 194 (20.36%) Blackberry
18 191 (20.04%) Exchange Server 2003
19 183 (19.20%) MS Excel
20 181 (18.99%) SAN
21 171 (17.94%) Finance
22 170 (17.84%) Migration
23 160 (16.79%) Microsoft Certification
23 160 (16.79%) DHCP
24 159 (16.68%) Firewall
24 159 (16.68%) Windows Server 2012
25 143 (15.01%) HP
26 142 (14.90%) Lync
27 135 (14.17%) LAN
28 128 (13.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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
1 500 (52.47%) Exchange Server 2010
2 270 (28.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 191 (20.04%) Exchange Server 2003
4 142 (14.90%) Lync
5 128 (13.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 120 (12.59%) Exchange Server 2013
7 119 (12.49%) SharePoint
8 54 (5.67%) IIS
9 43 (4.51%) Office Communications Server
10 31 (3.25%) SharePoint 2010
11 17 (1.78%) SharePoint 2013
12 12 (1.26%) IBM Notes
13 7 (0.73%) Exchange Server 5.5
13 7 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2000
14 6 (0.63%) Tomcat
15 4 (0.42%) WebSphere
15 4 (0.42%) SharePoint Server
15 4 (0.42%) LiveLink
16 3 (0.31%) Apache
17 2 (0.21%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 244 (25.60%) MS Office
2 183 (19.20%) MS Excel
3 11 (1.15%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (1.05%) MS Visio
4 10 (1.05%) MS Project
5 1 (0.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.10%) PrintSoft PReS
5 1 (0.10%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 4 (0.42%) Misys Midas
1 4 (0.42%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.21%) ReMetrica
4 1 (0.10%) LatentZero
4 1 (0.10%) Khalix
4 1 (0.10%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.10%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 102 (10.70%) Office 365
2 22 (2.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (0.73%) IaaS
5 6 (0.63%) PaaS
6 5 (0.52%) SaaS
7 3 (0.31%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 201 (21.09%) DNS
2 181 (18.99%) SAN
3 160 (16.79%) DHCP
4 159 (16.68%) Firewall
5 135 (14.17%) LAN
6 122 (12.80%) WAN
7 98 (10.28%) TCP/IP
8 79 (8.29%) VPN
9 52 (5.46%) Wireless
10 49 (5.14%) NAS
11 46 (4.83%) VLAN
12 44 (4.62%) VoIP
13 39 (4.09%) MPLS
14 27 (2.83%) LDAP
15 26 (2.73%) Internet
16 24 (2.52%) DSL
16 24 (2.52%) BIG-IP
16 24 (2.52%) Fibre Channel
17 23 (2.41%) Cisco ASA
18 22 (2.31%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (11.75%) SQL Server
2 34 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 22 (2.31%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (0.84%) Oracle Database
5 5 (0.52%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (0.52%) Oracle Exadata
5 5 (0.52%) MySQL
6 4 (0.42%) SQL Server 2000
7 3 (0.31%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (0.21%) MS Access
8 2 (0.21%) Cognos Impromptu
8 2 (0.21%) Data Mining
8 2 (0.21%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.10%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 7 (0.73%) Git (software)
2 6 (0.63%) Subversion
3 5 (0.52%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (0.21%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.21%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 171 (17.94%) Finance
2 64 (6.72%) Banking
3 31 (3.25%) Legal
4 28 (2.94%) Advertising
5 26 (2.73%) Retail
5 26 (2.73%) Marketing
5 26 (2.73%) Law
6 19 (1.99%) Telecoms
7 18 (1.89%) Investment Banking
8 15 (1.57%) Spanish Language
8 15 (1.57%) Back Office
9 13 (1.36%) French Language
10 12 (1.26%) Mandarin Language
11 10 (1.05%) Games
12 9 (0.94%) Publishing
13 7 (0.73%) Financial Institution
14 5 (0.52%) Front Office
15 4 (0.42%) Manufacturing
16 3 (0.31%) Local Government
17 2 (0.21%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 242 (25.39%) Analyst
2 116 (12.17%) Support Analyst
3 110 (11.54%) Support Engineer
4 80 (8.39%) 3rd Line Support
5 75 (7.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 69 (7.24%) Desktop Support
6 69 (7.24%) Architect
7 60 (6.30%) 2nd Line Support
8 55 (5.77%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 53 (5.56%) Consultant
10 48 (5.04%) Service Analyst
11 47 (4.93%) Systems Engineer
12 46 (4.83%) Administrator
13 45 (4.72%) Service Desk Analyst
14 43 (4.51%) Technical Support
15 39 (4.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
16 34 (3.57%) Messaging Engineer
16 34 (3.57%) Desktop Analyst
16 34 (3.57%) IT Support
17 32 (3.36%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (1.36%) Middleware
2 10 (1.05%) .NET
3 5 (0.52%) Oracle Fusion
3 5 (0.52%) Web Services
4 4 (0.42%) .NET Framework
5 3 (0.31%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (0.31%) LAMP
5 3 (0.31%) Software Packaging
5 3 (0.31%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.21%) ADO.NET
6 2 (0.21%) CSS
6 2 (0.21%) HTML
6 2 (0.21%) WCF
6 2 (0.21%) Application Packaging
6 2 (0.21%) Ajax
6 2 (0.21%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 1 (0.10%) JSP
7 1 (0.10%) COM
7 1 (0.10%) MSMQ
7 1 (0.10%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 194 (20.36%) Blackberry
2 64 (6.72%) Clustering
3 45 (4.72%) Replication
4 36 (3.78%) Fat Client
4 36 (3.78%) Thin Client
5 32 (3.36%) Analytical Skills
6 26 (2.73%) Management Information System
7 17 (1.78%) Enterprise Storage
8 13 (1.36%) iPhone
8 13 (1.36%) Video Conferencing
9 11 (1.15%) iPad
10 10 (1.05%) Online Games
11 9 (0.94%) CESG
11 9 (0.94%) Computer Science
11 9 (0.94%) Client/Server
12 7 (0.73%) iSeries
12 7 (0.73%) Statistics
12 7 (0.73%) AS400
13 6 (0.63%) CMDB
13 6 (0.63%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 735 (77.12%) Windows
2 352 (36.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 269 (28.23%) Windows 7
4 233 (24.45%) Windows Server 2003
5 204 (21.41%) Windows XP
6 159 (16.68%) Windows Server 2012
7 68 (7.14%) Windows 8
8 46 (4.83%) Linux
9 24 (2.52%) Mac OS X
9 24 (2.52%) UNIX
9 24 (2.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 15 (1.57%) Android
10 15 (1.57%) Windows Vista
11 11 (1.15%) Mac OS
11 11 (1.15%) Windows 2000 Server
12 9 (0.94%) CentOS
13 7 (0.73%) Solaris
13 7 (0.73%) Windows 2000
14 5 (0.52%) Oracle Linux
14 5 (0.52%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 195 (20.46%) ITIL
2 170 (17.84%) Migration
3 49 (5.14%) Service Management
4 44 (4.62%) Disaster Recovery
5 36 (3.78%) Asset Management
5 36 (3.78%) Change Management
6 33 (3.46%) Project Management
7 30 (3.15%) Service Delivery
8 28 (2.94%) Problem Management
9 25 (2.62%) PRINCE2
10 22 (2.31%) Incident Management
10 22 (2.31%) Performance Management
10 22 (2.31%) Business Continuity
10 22 (2.31%) Capacity Planning
11 20 (2.10%) Configuration Management
12 19 (1.99%) BCP
13 17 (1.78%) Data Protection
14 16 (1.68%) Workflow
15 14 (1.47%) Stakeholder Management
15 14 (1.47%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 99 (10.39%) PowerShell
2 97 (10.18%) SQL
3 20 (2.10%) VBScript
4 14 (1.47%) Perl
5 13 (1.36%) Shell Script
6 9 (0.94%) Python
7 8 (0.84%) VB
8 6 (0.63%) VBA
9 4 (0.42%) C
10 3 (0.31%) C#
10 3 (0.31%) Java
11 2 (0.21%) JavaScript
11 2 (0.21%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.21%) PHP
Qualifications
1 160 (16.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 100 (10.49%) MCSE
3 56 (5.88%) Security Cleared
4 50 (5.25%) MCITP
5 40 (4.20%) Cisco Certification
6 39 (4.09%) Degree
7 35 (3.67%) CCNA
8 34 (3.57%) SC Cleared
9 31 (3.25%) MCP
10 27 (2.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 17 (1.78%) MCTS
11 17 (1.78%) MCSA
12 16 (1.68%) ITIL Certification
12 16 (1.68%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 14 (1.47%) CCA
13 14 (1.47%) Citrix Certification
14 11 (1.15%) CCNP
15 9 (0.94%) DV Cleared
16 7 (0.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 6 (0.63%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (4.72%) SLA
2 2 (0.21%) QA
2 2 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.10%) COBIT
3 1 (0.10%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.10%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 675 (70.83%) Active Directory
2 216 (22.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 112 (11.75%) Hyper-V
4 99 (10.39%) XenApp
5 61 (6.40%) vSphere
6 50 (5.25%) VMware ESX
7 35 (3.67%) Xen
8 24 (2.52%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 22 (2.31%) VMware ESXi
10 21 (2.20%) NLBS
11 20 (2.10%) XenDesktop
12 17 (1.78%) NFS
13 15 (1.57%) XenServer
14 14 (1.47%) VMware Server
15 13 (1.36%) DFS Replication
16 12 (1.26%) ISA Server
17 11 (1.15%) UAG
18 9 (0.94%) Terminal Services
19 7 (0.73%) Microsoft App-V
20 4 (0.42%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 100 (10.49%) SCCM
2 61 (6.40%) Backup Exec
3 48 (5.04%) SCOM
4 36 (3.78%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 29 (3.04%) WSUS
6 26 (2.73%) Norton AntiVirus
7 19 (1.99%) MIMEsweeper
8 16 (1.68%) Nagios
9 14 (1.47%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 12 (1.26%) MAILsweeper
10 12 (1.26%) McAfee ePO
11 11 (1.15%) SCVMM
12 10 (1.05%) SCOrch
13 9 (0.94%) SCDPM
14 8 (0.84%) DameWare
14 8 (0.84%) HP SIM
14 8 (0.84%) Casper Suite
15 7 (0.73%) Opsview
15 7 (0.73%) Red Hat Spacewalk
15 7 (0.73%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 551 (57.82%) Microsoft
2 378 (39.66%) VMware
3 257 (26.97%) Citrix
4 210 (22.04%) Cisco
5 143 (15.01%) HP
6 91 (9.55%) Symantec
7 64 (6.72%) NetApp
8 58 (6.09%) Dell
9 53 (5.56%) SolarWinds
10 50 (5.25%) CheckPoint
11 31 (3.25%) EMC
12 28 (2.94%) IBM
13 27 (2.83%) Bloomberg
13 27 (2.83%) Veeam
14 26 (2.73%) Apple
14 26 (2.73%) Avaya
15 25 (2.62%) McAfee
16 24 (2.52%) Oracle
17 22 (2.31%) Sophos
18 21 (2.20%) F5
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