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 17 December 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server 2010
Rank 102 53 98
Rank change year-on-year
-49 +45
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2010 25 86 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.94% 3.32% 0.93%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.20% 16.70% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 64 18
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£290 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.69% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £277 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £325 £336
% change year-on-year
-9.23% -3.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £175.00 £25.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+600.00% +38.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +2.63%
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
403 515 322
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 15.10% 19.85% 13.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 289 131
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £442 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 17 23
Average hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +16.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.07 £12.50 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £161.75 £37.50 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.38 £17.23 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+12.51% -9.34%

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 17 December 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 17 December 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
Bracknell - 8 £290 -
Reading -22 7 £238 -44.11% 3
Newbury - 2 £325 -
Maidenhead -7 1 £400 -
Slough - - - -
Exchange Server 2010
South East

Exchange Server 2010
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 47 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 32 (68.09%) Microsoft
3 30 (63.83%) Active Directory
4 28 (59.57%) Windows
5 23 (48.94%) Exchange Server 2003
6 20 (42.55%) PowerShell
7 19 (40.43%) Lync
8 16 (34.04%) Blackberry
9 15 (31.91%) MS Excel
9 15 (31.91%) Exchange Server 2013
10 14 (29.79%) SQL
11 12 (25.53%) Windows Server 2003
11 12 (25.53%) Firewall
12 11 (23.40%) Migration
12 11 (23.40%) VMware
13 10 (21.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 10 (21.28%) SAN
13 10 (21.28%) Windows Server 2008
13 10 (21.28%) Security Cleared
13 10 (21.28%) Windows Server 2012
14 9 (19.15%) Windows 7
15 8 (17.02%) vSphere
15 8 (17.02%) DV Cleared
15 8 (17.02%) Windows XP
15 8 (17.02%) Internet
15 8 (17.02%) Microsoft Certification
15 8 (17.02%) DMZ
16 7 (14.89%) Clustering
16 7 (14.89%) SQL Server
16 7 (14.89%) Live Communications Server

Exchange Server 2010
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 47 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 23 (48.94%) Exchange Server 2003
3 19 (40.43%) Lync
4 15 (31.91%) Exchange Server 2013
5 10 (21.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 7 (14.89%) Live Communications Server
7 4 (8.51%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (6.38%) Exchange Server 5.5
9 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (31.91%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.13%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.89%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (25.53%) Firewall
2 10 (21.28%) SAN
3 8 (17.02%) Internet
3 8 (17.02%) DMZ
4 4 (8.51%) LAN
4 4 (8.51%) DNS
5 3 (6.38%) WAN
5 3 (6.38%) DHCP
6 2 (4.26%) VPN
7 1 (2.13%) Junos
7 1 (2.13%) Unified Communications
7 1 (2.13%) PBX
7 1 (2.13%) PSTN
7 1 (2.13%) VoIP
7 1 (2.13%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.89%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.38%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (6.38%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (6.38%) SQL Server 7
2 3 (6.38%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 2 (4.26%) Telecoms
1 2 (4.26%) Finance
1 2 (4.26%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (23.40%) Support Engineer
2 7 (14.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (12.77%) Messaging Engineer
4 5 (10.64%) Messaging Support Engineer
4 5 (10.64%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) Consultant
6 3 (6.38%) Exchange Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Messaging Specialist
6 3 (6.38%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Infrastructure Technician
6 3 (6.38%) Escalation Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (6.38%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (6.38%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 1 (2.13%) Exchange Specialist
8 1 (2.13%) Exchange Consultant
8 1 (2.13%) IT Support
8 1 (2.13%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.38%) X-Windows
2 1 (2.13%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 16 (34.04%) Blackberry
2 7 (14.89%) Clustering
2 7 (14.89%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.26%) Blog
4 1 (2.13%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 28 (59.57%) Windows
2 12 (25.53%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (21.28%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (21.28%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (19.15%) Windows 7
5 8 (17.02%) Windows XP
6 3 (6.38%) Windows 2000 Server
7 2 (4.26%) UNIX
8 1 (2.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (23.40%) Migration
2 7 (14.89%) High Availability
3 6 (12.77%) Incident Management
3 6 (12.77%) Time Management
4 5 (10.64%) ITIL
5 4 (8.51%) Service Management
6 1 (2.13%) Network Load Balancing
6 1 (2.13%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (2.13%) Change Management
6 1 (2.13%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 20 (42.55%) PowerShell
2 14 (29.79%) SQL
3 5 (10.64%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (21.28%) Security Cleared
2 8 (17.02%) DV Cleared
2 8 (17.02%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (10.64%) SC Cleared
4 4 (8.51%) MCSE
4 4 (8.51%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) SLA
2 1 (2.13%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 30 (63.83%) Active Directory
2 8 (17.02%) vSphere
3 5 (10.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (10.64%) Hyper-V
4 3 (6.38%) DFS Replication
4 3 (6.38%) Terminal Services
5 2 (4.26%) XenApp
5 2 (4.26%) XenDesktop
6 1 (2.13%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.13%) vCloud
6 1 (2.13%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (6.38%) WSUS
1 3 (6.38%) NetBackup
2 1 (2.13%) SCCM
2 1 (2.13%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 32 (68.09%) Microsoft
2 11 (23.40%) VMware
3 4 (8.51%) Citrix
3 4 (8.51%) Symantec
3 4 (8.51%) Dell
3 4 (8.51%) Cisco
4 3 (6.38%) IBM
4 3 (6.38%) EMC
4 3 (6.38%) CA
5 2 (4.26%) NetApp
5 2 (4.26%) HP
6 1 (2.13%) SolarWinds
6 1 (2.13%) McAfee