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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server 2010
Rank 55 60 47
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -13
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2010 6 4 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.82% 0.57% 1.79%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.45% 3.33% 9.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 8
Average daily rate
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£375 £320 £298
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% +7.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £320 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £424 £371
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £300 £295
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.69%
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%
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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
110 120 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 15.03% 16.97% 18.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 60 70
Average daily rate £375 £331 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.20% +5.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £213 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 14 2
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.25 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.20% +10.41%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+26.47% -10.52%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015, 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 8 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 7 (87.50%) Windows
3 6 (75.00%) Windows 7
4 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
4 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
5 4 (50.00%) SCCM
5 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (37.50%) XenApp
6 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (37.50%) VMware
6 3 (37.50%) Citrix
7 2 (25.00%) MCTS
7 2 (25.00%) MCSA
7 2 (25.00%) MCP
8 1 (12.50%) XenDesktop
8 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (12.50%) vSphere
8 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
8 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
8 1 (12.50%) SCOM
8 1 (12.50%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
8 1 (12.50%) ProCurve
8 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
8 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
8 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
8 1 (12.50%) HP
8 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003

Exchange Server 2010
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 8 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (12.50%) Office Communications Server
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (12.50%) IIS
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) LAN
1 1 (12.50%) WAN
1 1 (12.50%) DHCP
1 1 (12.50%) DNS
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Support Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Technical Leader
2 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) Windows 7
3 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
5 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (25.00%) MCTS
2 2 (25.00%) MCP
2 2 (25.00%) MCSA
3 1 (12.50%) CCA
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (12.50%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (37.50%) XenApp
3 1 (12.50%) XenDesktop
3 1 (12.50%) vSphere
3 1 (12.50%) ISA Server
3 1 (12.50%) Xen
3 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (12.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) Citrix
2 3 (37.50%) VMware
3 1 (12.50%) ProCurve
3 1 (12.50%) HP
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco