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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server 2010
Rank 67 60 39
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -21
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2010 1 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.12% 0.16% 0.90%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.87% 1.10% 6.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 4
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£400 - £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £251 £288
% change year-on-year
+9.78% -12.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £17.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £22.85
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -21.20%
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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
115 91 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 14.15% 14.20% 14.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 45 29
Average daily rate £400 £338 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% +6.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £171 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 11 2
Average hourly rate £15.75 £15.75 £13.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +18.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.15 £10.55 £13.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.35 £32.75 £13.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £17.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+17.01% -9.21%

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
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 22 May 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 6 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (83.33%) Windows
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (50.00%) MCSE
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
5 2 (33.33%) Migration
5 2 (33.33%) VMware
5 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 2 (33.33%) HP
5 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
5 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (16.67%) vSphere
6 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
6 1 (16.67%) Firewall
6 1 (16.67%) AS400
6 1 (16.67%) Workflow
6 1 (16.67%) Finance
6 1 (16.67%) Legal
6 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (16.67%) iSeries
6 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
6 1 (16.67%) XenApp
6 1 (16.67%) SCCM

Exchange Server 2010
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 6 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (16.67%) Office Communications Server
3 1 (16.67%) IIS
3 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
1 1 (16.67%) DHCP
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
1 1 (16.67%) IP Telephony
1 1 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Messaging Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Leader
2 1 (16.67%) IT Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) AS400
1 1 (16.67%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
4 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Workflow
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) MCSE
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (16.67%) HP APS
2 1 (16.67%) CCA
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (16.67%) MCP
2 1 (16.67%) MCITP
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) vSphere
2 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (16.67%) XenApp
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) Xen
2 1 (16.67%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
1 1 (16.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) ProCurve
3 1 (16.67%) EMC
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco
3 1 (16.67%) IBM
3 1 (16.67%) Fortinet