The table below looks at the statistics for Exchange Server 2010 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham 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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server 2010
Rank 50 45 52
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +7
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2010 13 16 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.70% 2.42% 0.74%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.02% 12.60% 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 12 2
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£320 £288 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.30% -8.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £221 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £338 £367
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £288 £313
% change year-on-year
+6.22% -8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £21.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Application Platforms Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
162 127 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 21.18% 19.24% 17.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 92 57
Average daily rate £350 £315 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £238 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 4 3
Average hourly rate £14.50 £13.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -60.60%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

Exchange Server 2010
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

Exchange Server 2010 Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Exchange Server 2010
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Exchange Server 2010 Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Exchange Server 2010
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Exchange Server 2010 across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Exchange Server 2010 Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Exchange Server 2010
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Exchange Server 2010 Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Exchange Server 2010
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 14 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 8 (57.14%) Windows
3 7 (50.00%) VMware
3 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2003
4 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
4 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (35.71%) SAN
5 5 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (35.71%) Windows 7
6 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (28.57%) DHCP
6 4 (28.57%) DNS
7 3 (21.43%) Backup Exec
7 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
7 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
7 3 (21.43%) HP
7 3 (21.43%) Windows XP
7 3 (21.43%) Mercator
7 3 (21.43%) Blackberry
7 3 (21.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (14.29%) Symantec
8 2 (14.29%) Extranet
8 2 (14.29%) ISA Server
8 2 (14.29%) Juniper
8 2 (14.29%) MCSE
8 2 (14.29%) SQL

Exchange Server 2010
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 14 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (21.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 5.5
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) SAN
2 4 (28.57%) DHCP
2 4 (28.57%) DNS
3 2 (14.29%) Extranet
3 2 (14.29%) Wireless
4 1 (7.14%) Firewall
4 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
General
1 2 (14.29%) Law
2 1 (7.14%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Consultant
2 5 (35.71%) Analyst
3 4 (28.57%) Exchange Consultant
4 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (21.43%) Systems Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (21.43%) Systems Support
5 2 (14.29%) Support Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Systems Support Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (14.29%) Administrator
5 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (14.29%) Security Consultant
5 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Lead Security Consultant
6 1 (7.14%) Active Directory Consultant
6 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Blackberry
2 2 (14.29%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) Windows
2 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (35.71%) Windows 7
5 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (21.43%) Windows XP
7 2 (14.29%) Windows 8
8 1 (7.14%) Android
8 1 (7.14%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (7.14%) Windows Vista
8 1 (7.14%) UNIX
8 1 (7.14%) Solaris
8 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (14.29%) Migration
2 1 (7.14%) Email Migration
2 1 (7.14%) ITIL
2 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
2 1 (7.14%) VB
2 1 (7.14%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
2 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
3 2 (14.29%) MCSE
3 2 (14.29%) MCITP
System Software
1 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 5 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (14.29%) ISA Server
3 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
3 2 (14.29%) XenApp
4 1 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (7.14%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) Backup Exec
2 1 (7.14%) SCCM
2 1 (7.14%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) VMware
2 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 3 (21.43%) HP
3 3 (21.43%) Mercator
4 2 (14.29%) Symantec
4 2 (14.29%) Juniper
4 2 (14.29%) EMC
4 2 (14.29%) Citrix
4 2 (14.29%) Apple
4 2 (14.29%) Meru Networks
5 1 (7.14%) Cisco
5 1 (7.14%) Red Hat