The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Berkshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server 2010
Rank 105 89 107
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +18
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2010 24 32 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.84% 1.30% 0.93%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.25% 9.01% 7.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 19 8
Average daily rate £288 £270 £258
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.48% +4.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £223 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £350 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £282 £275 £286
% change year-on-year
+2.54% -3.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £23.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-26.88% +32.85%
Application Platforms Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
457 355 401
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 16.01% 14.44% 12.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 158 184
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £215 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 29 16
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -24.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.10 £15.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.30 £33.95 £45.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
Exchange Server 2010
South East

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Reading +4 13 £288 +16.16% 5
Bracknell +5 6 £300 - 2
Slough +9 2 £330 - 2
Newbury - 1 £108 -
Maidenhead - - - -
Thatcham - - - -
Windsor - - - - 1
Exchange Server 2010
South East

Exchange Server 2010
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 69 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 64 (92.75%) Windows
3 51 (73.91%) Active Directory
4 40 (57.97%) Windows Server 2008
5 35 (50.72%) Microsoft
6 32 (46.38%) VMware
7 27 (39.13%) Windows Server 2003
8 24 (34.78%) Blackberry
9 21 (30.43%) MS Excel
9 21 (30.43%) VMware Infrastructure
9 21 (30.43%) Exchange Server 2007
10 19 (27.54%) DNS
11 18 (26.09%) Internet
12 17 (24.64%) Cisco
12 17 (24.64%) Firewall
12 17 (24.64%) Lync
12 17 (24.64%) Windows Server 2012
13 16 (23.19%) Hyper-V
13 16 (23.19%) SCCM
14 14 (20.29%) PowerShell
14 14 (20.29%) NetBackup
14 14 (20.29%) SAN
15 12 (17.39%) Office 365
15 12 (17.39%) Windows 7
15 12 (17.39%) HP
15 12 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
15 12 (17.39%) Symantec
15 12 (17.39%) MCSE
15 12 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2003
16 11 (15.94%) VPN

Exchange Server 2010
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 69 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 21 (30.43%) Exchange Server 2007
3 17 (24.64%) Lync
4 12 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2003
5 8 (11.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 6 (8.70%) IIS
6 6 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (5.80%) SharePoint
8 3 (4.35%) Live Communications Server
9 2 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2000
9 2 (2.90%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 21 (30.43%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.35%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (17.39%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (27.54%) DNS
2 18 (26.09%) Internet
3 17 (24.64%) Firewall
4 14 (20.29%) SAN
5 11 (15.94%) VPN
6 10 (14.49%) LAN
6 10 (14.49%) WAN
7 9 (13.04%) SMTP
7 9 (13.04%) LDAP
8 8 (11.59%) HTTP
9 7 (10.14%) MPLS
10 6 (8.70%) Fibre Channel
11 5 (7.25%) DHCP
12 4 (5.80%) SSL
12 4 (5.80%) NetScreen
12 4 (5.80%) Cisco ASA
13 2 (2.90%) RIP
13 2 (2.90%) OSPF
13 2 (2.90%) BGP
14 1 (1.45%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.59%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (7.25%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (4.35%) LoadUI
1 3 (4.35%) SoapUI
1 3 (4.35%) JMeter
General
1 6 (8.70%) Japanese Language
2 4 (5.80%) French Language
2 4 (5.80%) German Language
2 4 (5.80%) Italian Language
3 1 (1.45%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.45%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 31 (44.93%) Support Engineer
2 14 (20.29%) 3rd Line Support
3 13 (18.84%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 6 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (8.70%) Team Leader
5 5 (7.25%) Operations Team Leader
5 5 (7.25%) Server Engineer
5 5 (7.25%) Infrastructure Team Leader
5 5 (7.25%) Consultant
6 4 (5.80%) Infrastructure Operations Team Leader
7 3 (4.35%) Desktop Team Leader
7 3 (4.35%) Escalation Engineer
7 3 (4.35%) Server Support
7 3 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (4.35%) Exchange Consultant
7 3 (4.35%) Messaging Engineer
7 3 (4.35%) Exchange Engineer
8 2 (2.90%) Windows Server Engineer
8 2 (2.90%) Project Engineer
8 2 (2.90%) Data Centre Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.35%) SOAP
1 3 (4.35%) XML
1 3 (4.35%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (34.78%) Blackberry
2 9 (13.04%) Computer Science
3 5 (7.25%) Clustering
3 5 (7.25%) Replication
4 3 (4.35%) Mobile App
4 3 (4.35%) Handset
5 2 (2.90%) Thin Client
5 2 (2.90%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.90%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 64 (92.75%) Windows
2 40 (57.97%) Windows Server 2008
3 27 (39.13%) Windows Server 2003
4 17 (24.64%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (17.39%) Windows 7
6 9 (13.04%) Linux
7 6 (8.70%) UNIX
7 6 (8.70%) Windows 2000 Server
8 5 (7.25%) Windows XP
9 4 (5.80%) Windows 2000
10 3 (4.35%) Android
10 3 (4.35%) Windows Phone
10 3 (4.35%) Apple iOS
10 3 (4.35%) Windows Mobile
11 2 (2.90%) BlackBerry OS
12 1 (1.45%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (14.49%) ITIL
2 6 (8.70%) Project Management
2 6 (8.70%) Migration
2 6 (8.70%) Problem Management
3 5 (7.25%) Incident Management
4 4 (5.80%) Change Control
5 3 (4.35%) Mobile Device Management
5 3 (4.35%) High Availability
5 3 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (4.35%) Security Management
6 2 (2.90%) Operations Management
6 2 (2.90%) Validation
6 2 (2.90%) Service Delivery
6 2 (2.90%) Test Strategy
6 2 (2.90%) Stress Testing
6 2 (2.90%) Test Management
7 1 (1.45%) Release Management
7 1 (1.45%) Network Management
7 1 (1.45%) B2B
7 1 (1.45%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (20.29%) PowerShell
2 2 (2.90%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
1 12 (17.39%) MCSE
2 10 (14.49%) Security Cleared
3 9 (13.04%) SC Cleared
4 7 (10.14%) MCSD
5 6 (8.70%) Degree
6 5 (7.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (4.35%) MCP
8 2 (2.90%) ISTQB
8 2 (2.90%) CCSA
8 2 (2.90%) MCSA
8 2 (2.90%) ISEB
8 2 (2.90%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (2.90%) CCNA
8 2 (2.90%) DV Cleared
9 1 (1.45%) MCTS
9 1 (1.45%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.35%) SLA
2 2 (2.90%) QA
System Software
1 51 (73.91%) Active Directory
2 21 (30.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (23.19%) Hyper-V
4 9 (13.04%) vSphere
4 9 (13.04%) VMware ESX
5 4 (5.80%) UAG
6 3 (4.35%) XenApp
7 2 (2.90%) Terminal Services
7 2 (2.90%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (1.45%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 16 (23.19%) SCCM
2 14 (20.29%) NetBackup
3 9 (13.04%) WSUS
3 9 (13.04%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (5.80%) ARCserve
5 3 (4.35%) Backup Exec
6 2 (2.90%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (2.90%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (2.90%) SCOM
Vendors
1 35 (50.72%) Microsoft
2 32 (46.38%) VMware
3 17 (24.64%) Cisco
4 12 (17.39%) HP
4 12 (17.39%) Symantec
5 10 (14.49%) CheckPoint
5 10 (14.49%) Remedy
6 9 (13.04%) Citrix
6 9 (13.04%) Blue Coat
7 8 (11.59%) Brocade
8 6 (8.70%) McAfee
9 4 (5.80%) Juniper
9 4 (5.80%) Nokia
10 3 (4.35%) Symbian
11 2 (2.90%) Veritas
11 2 (2.90%) Lotus
11 2 (2.90%) NetApp
11 2 (2.90%) Apple
11 2 (2.90%) Barracuda Networks
12 1 (1.45%) MobileIron
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
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