The table below looks at the statistics for Exchange Server 2010 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Exchange Server 2010 over the 3 months to 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server 2010
Rank 117 103 88
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -15
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2010 14 24 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.50% 0.89% 1.41%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.59% 5.35% 9.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 17 21
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£375 £300 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £173 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £264 £275
% change year-on-year
+13.74% -4.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £15.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -20.00%
Exchange Server 2010
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Application Platforms Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
390 449 389
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 13.94% 16.66% 15.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 236 230 178
Average daily rate £400 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £195 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 21 28
Average hourly rate £33.50 £17.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+97.05% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.60 £9.38 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £21.80 £29.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -10.25%

Exchange Server 2010
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Exchange Server 2010 across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

Exchange Server 2010 Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Exchange Server 2010
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2010 across the Berkshire region.

Exchange Server 2010 Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Exchange Server 2010
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Exchange Server 2010 across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

Exchange Server 2010 Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Exchange Server 2010
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Exchange Server 2010 across the Berkshire region.

Exchange Server 2010 Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Exchange Server 2010
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Exchange Server 2010 within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 1 May 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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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
Slough -1 6 £400 +21.21%
Reading -18 2 £325 +8.33% 2
Bracknell -4 1 - - 1
Maidenhead - 1 £375 - 1
Exchange Server 2010
South East

Exchange Server 2010
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Exchange Server 2010 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 Exchange Server 2010.

1 54 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 43 (79.63%) Active Directory
3 41 (75.93%) Windows
4 24 (44.44%) Microsoft
5 21 (38.89%) Windows Server 2003
6 19 (35.19%) VMware
6 19 (35.19%) Windows Server 2008
6 19 (35.19%) Lync
7 18 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
8 17 (31.48%) Windows Server 2012
9 16 (29.63%) PowerShell
10 15 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2013
11 14 (25.93%) Microsoft Certification
12 12 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2007
13 11 (20.37%) Firewall
13 11 (20.37%) SQL Server
14 10 (18.52%) Hyper-V
15 9 (16.67%) Citrix
16 8 (14.81%) VPN
16 8 (14.81%) Cisco
16 8 (14.81%) VB
16 8 (14.81%) MCSE
16 8 (14.81%) LAN
16 8 (14.81%) SCCM
16 8 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
17 7 (12.96%) VoIP
17 7 (12.96%) WAN
17 7 (12.96%) SAN
17 7 (12.96%) Migration
17 7 (12.96%) Office 365

Exchange Server 2010
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Exchange Server 2010 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 Exchange Server 2010. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 54 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 19 (35.19%) Lync
3 18 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
4 15 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2013
5 12 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (11.11%) SharePoint
7 5 (9.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (3.70%) Live Communications Server
9 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2000
9 1 (1.85%) IIS
9 1 (1.85%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 5 (9.26%) MS Excel
1 5 (9.26%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.96%) Office 365
2 6 (11.11%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 11 (20.37%) Firewall
2 8 (14.81%) VPN
2 8 (14.81%) LAN
3 7 (12.96%) VoIP
3 7 (12.96%) WAN
3 7 (12.96%) SAN
4 5 (9.26%) DHCP
4 5 (9.26%) DNS
5 3 (5.56%) Unified Communications
5 3 (5.56%) Fibre Channel
5 3 (5.56%) Structured Cabling
5 3 (5.56%) VLAN
5 3 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (5.56%) SNMP
6 2 (3.70%) MPLS
6 2 (3.70%) IPsec
6 2 (3.70%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.85%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (20.37%) SQL Server
2 6 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (9.26%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 4 (7.41%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (24.07%) Support Engineer
2 7 (12.96%) Exchange Engineer
3 6 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
3 6 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (9.26%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 5 (9.26%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (7.41%) Administrator
5 4 (7.41%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) Messaging Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) Consultant
7 2 (3.70%) Technical Consultant
7 2 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (3.70%) Support Technician
7 2 (3.70%) Architect
7 2 (3.70%) Analyst
7 2 (3.70%) Wintel Engineer
7 2 (3.70%) IT Support
7 2 (3.70%) Messaging Specialist
7 2 (3.70%) Exchange Administrator
7 2 (3.70%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.85%) Application Packaging
1 1 (1.85%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.26%) Blackberry
2 3 (5.56%) Clustering
3 2 (3.70%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.70%) Kindle
4 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (1.85%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 41 (75.93%) Windows
2 21 (38.89%) Windows Server 2003
3 19 (35.19%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (31.48%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (9.26%) Linux
6 3 (5.56%) Windows 7
6 3 (5.56%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.85%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (12.96%) Migration
2 4 (7.41%) ITIL
2 4 (7.41%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (5.56%) Service Delivery
3 3 (5.56%) Change Management
4 2 (3.70%) High Availability
5 1 (1.85%) Business Transformation
5 1 (1.85%) ITIL V3
5 1 (1.85%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (1.85%) Line Management
5 1 (1.85%) Incident Management
5 1 (1.85%) Release Management
5 1 (1.85%) Network Load Balancing
5 1 (1.85%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (29.63%) PowerShell
2 8 (14.81%) VB
3 2 (3.70%) SQL
4 1 (1.85%) Python
Qualifications
1 14 (25.93%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (14.81%) MCSE
3 4 (7.41%) Security Cleared
3 4 (7.41%) MCTS
3 4 (7.41%) MCITP
4 3 (5.56%) MCSA
5 2 (3.70%) MCP
5 2 (3.70%) SC Cleared
5 2 (3.70%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.85%) Degree
6 1 (1.85%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.70%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.85%) SLA
System Software
1 43 (79.63%) Active Directory
2 10 (18.52%) Hyper-V
3 8 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (11.11%) Terminal Services
4 6 (11.11%) vSphere
5 5 (9.26%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (9.26%) XenDesktop
6 4 (7.41%) XenApp
7 3 (5.56%) Samba
8 1 (1.85%) vCloud
8 1 (1.85%) DFS Replication
8 1 (1.85%) Firmware
8 1 (1.85%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (14.81%) SCCM
2 1 (1.85%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 24 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 19 (35.19%) VMware
3 9 (16.67%) Citrix
4 8 (14.81%) Cisco
5 6 (11.11%) HP
6 4 (7.41%) ProCurve
6 4 (7.41%) SolarWinds
6 4 (7.41%) 3PAR
6 4 (7.41%) Brocade
7 2 (3.70%) WatchGuard
8 1 (1.85%) Postini
8 1 (1.85%) Infoblox
8 1 (1.85%) Dell
8 1 (1.85%) NetApp
8 1 (1.85%) Lotus
8 1 (1.85%) SurfControl
8 1 (1.85%) Avaya
8 1 (1.85%) Symantec
8 1 (1.85%) Remedy
8 1 (1.85%) McAfee