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 4 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server 2010
Rank 100 111 86
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -25
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2010 26 14 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.02% 0.56% 1.46%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.01% 3.47% 8.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 8 20
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£395 £425 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.05% +4.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £258 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £441
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £303 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.47% +0.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £14.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+44.82% -27.50%
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
371 404 412
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 14.54% 16.05% 17.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 207 194
Average daily rate £400 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 14 21
Average hourly rate £14.75 £17.50 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.71% -1.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.45 £8.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £19.70 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.15 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+24.38% -10.52%

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 4 August 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 4 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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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
Reading +1 17 £395 +15.75% 5
Bracknell -2 3 - -
Maidenhead - 1 - -
Newbury - 1 £450 -
Exchange Server 2010
South East

Exchange Server 2010
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 40 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 32 (80.00%) Windows
3 27 (67.50%) Active Directory
4 23 (57.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (47.50%) Microsoft
6 17 (42.50%) SCCM
6 17 (42.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 16 (40.00%) Lync
8 15 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2007
9 12 (30.00%) DV Cleared
9 12 (30.00%) Security Cleared
10 11 (27.50%) Exchange Server 2013
10 11 (27.50%) Windows Server 2003
10 11 (27.50%) Firewall
10 11 (27.50%) Windows XP
10 11 (27.50%) Microsoft Certification
11 10 (25.00%) SQL Server
11 10 (25.00%) MS Office
11 10 (25.00%) MS Excel
11 10 (25.00%) Office 365
12 9 (22.50%) PowerShell
12 9 (22.50%) SQL
12 9 (22.50%) VMware
13 8 (20.00%) Clustering
13 8 (20.00%) MCTS
13 8 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
13 8 (20.00%) Windows 7
13 8 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
14 7 (17.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 7 (17.50%) Cisco

Exchange Server 2010
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 40 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 16 (40.00%) Lync
3 15 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2007
4 11 (27.50%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
6 7 (17.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 5 (12.50%) Live Communications Server
8 4 (10.00%) SharePoint
9 1 (2.50%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 10 (25.00%) MS Office
1 10 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (25.00%) Office 365
2 3 (7.50%) Yammer
2 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.50%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 11 (27.50%) Firewall
2 6 (15.00%) LAN
2 6 (15.00%) WAN
2 6 (15.00%) TCP/IP
2 6 (15.00%) DNS
2 6 (15.00%) SAN
3 5 (12.50%) DHCP
4 4 (10.00%) VPN
5 3 (7.50%) SNMP
5 3 (7.50%) VLAN
5 3 (7.50%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (7.50%) Fibre Channel
5 3 (7.50%) Structured Cabling
5 3 (7.50%) Skype
6 1 (2.50%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (15.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 2 (5.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (12.50%) Messaging Engineer
2 4 (10.00%) Support Engineer
2 4 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (10.00%) Desktop Engineer
3 3 (7.50%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (7.50%) Architect
3 3 (7.50%) Consultant
3 3 (7.50%) Administrator
3 3 (7.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (5.00%) Operations Engineer
4 2 (5.00%) Enterprise Architect
4 2 (5.00%) Messaging Specialist
4 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Specialist
4 2 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (5.00%) Technical Consultant
4 2 (5.00%) Technical Specialist
4 2 (5.00%) Migration Engineer
5 1 (2.50%) Services Delivery Manager
5 1 (2.50%) Service Manager
5 1 (2.50%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.50%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.00%) Clustering
1 8 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (15.00%) Blackberry
3 5 (12.50%) Client/Server
3 5 (12.50%) Replication
3 5 (12.50%) Data Centre
3 5 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (5.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (2.50%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 32 (80.00%) Windows
2 23 (57.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (42.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (27.50%) Windows XP
4 11 (27.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (20.00%) Windows 7
6 5 (12.50%) Windows 2000 Server
6 5 (12.50%) Linux
6 5 (12.50%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (17.50%) ITIL
2 5 (12.50%) Validation
2 5 (12.50%) High Availability
3 4 (10.00%) Migration
3 4 (10.00%) Release Management
4 2 (5.00%) Performance Management
4 2 (5.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (5.00%) Coaching
4 2 (5.00%) Change Management
5 1 (2.50%) Patch Management
5 1 (2.50%) Server Building
5 1 (2.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (2.50%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (2.50%) Line Management
5 1 (2.50%) ITIL V3
5 1 (2.50%) Service Management
5 1 (2.50%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.50%) WFM
5 1 (2.50%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 9 (22.50%) SQL
1 9 (22.50%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (30.00%) DV Cleared
1 12 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (27.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (20.00%) MCTS
4 6 (15.00%) MCSE
5 4 (10.00%) SC Cleared
6 3 (7.50%) MCSA
6 3 (7.50%) MCITP
7 1 (2.50%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.50%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.50%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.50%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (67.50%) Active Directory
2 6 (15.00%) Hyper-V
3 5 (12.50%) vSphere
4 4 (10.00%) XenDesktop
4 4 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (7.50%) XenApp
5 3 (7.50%) Samba
6 2 (5.00%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (2.50%) DFS Replication
7 1 (2.50%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 17 (42.50%) SCCM
2 6 (15.00%) SCOM
3 2 (5.00%) SCDPM
3 2 (5.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (2.50%) WSUS
Vendors
1 19 (47.50%) Microsoft
2 9 (22.50%) VMware
3 7 (17.50%) Cisco
4 4 (10.00%) 3PAR
4 4 (10.00%) ProCurve
4 4 (10.00%) Brocade
4 4 (10.00%) HP
5 3 (7.50%) SolarWinds
6 2 (5.00%) Dell
6 2 (5.00%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.50%) SurfControl
7 1 (2.50%) Postini
7 1 (2.50%) Citrix
7 1 (2.50%) Avaya
7 1 (2.50%) NetApp
7 1 (2.50%) Lotus
7 1 (2.50%) Infoblox