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 19 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server 2010
Rank 48 52 45
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -7
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2010 11 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.70% 0.49% 0.60%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.82% 3.23% 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 1
Average daily rate
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£338 £263 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £298 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
-8.46% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +2.63%
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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
112 93 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 17.31% 15.07% 13.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 59 27
Average daily rate £350 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £225 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £500 £449
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 5
Average hourly rate £13.00 £10.25 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.82% -33.87%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.24 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+10.22% -9.27%

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 19 December 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 25 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 19 (76.00%) Windows
3 18 (72.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (64.00%) Active Directory
5 11 (44.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (44.00%) VMware
6 9 (36.00%) Windows XP
6 9 (36.00%) Microsoft
7 8 (32.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (32.00%) DNS
7 8 (32.00%) Exchange Server 2003
8 7 (28.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (28.00%) DHCP
8 7 (28.00%) SAN
9 6 (24.00%) MCSE
9 6 (24.00%) SQL Server
9 6 (24.00%) Windows 8
9 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
10 5 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
10 5 (20.00%) Windows 7
10 5 (20.00%) HP
10 5 (20.00%) EMC
11 4 (16.00%) Blackberry
11 4 (16.00%) Citrix
11 4 (16.00%) TCP/IP
11 4 (16.00%) Migration
12 3 (12.00%) MCITP
12 3 (12.00%) Backup Exec
12 3 (12.00%) Video Conferencing

Exchange Server 2010
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 25 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 8 (32.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (12.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 5.5
5 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (4.00%) Apache
5 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
5 1 (4.00%) IIS
5 1 (4.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (32.00%) DNS
2 7 (28.00%) DHCP
2 7 (28.00%) SAN
3 4 (16.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (12.00%) VoIP
5 2 (8.00%) Extranet
5 2 (8.00%) Firewall
5 2 (8.00%) Wireless
6 1 (4.00%) VLAN
6 1 (4.00%) IP Telephony
6 1 (4.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (4.00%) WAN
6 1 (4.00%) LAN
6 1 (4.00%) VPN
6 1 (4.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (24.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (8.00%) Law
1 2 (8.00%) Legal
2 1 (4.00%) Back Office
2 1 (4.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Consultant
2 6 (24.00%) Analyst
3 5 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (16.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) Exchange Consultant
5 3 (12.00%) Systems Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (12.00%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Systems Support
6 2 (8.00%) Support Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Security Consultant
6 2 (8.00%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (8.00%) Administrator
6 2 (8.00%) Lead Security Consultant
6 2 (8.00%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Systems Support Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Data Centre Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Blackberry
2 3 (12.00%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (8.00%) Clustering
4 1 (4.00%) AS400
4 1 (4.00%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 19 (76.00%) Windows
2 18 (72.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (44.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (36.00%) Windows XP
5 6 (24.00%) Windows 8
5 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (20.00%) Windows 7
7 2 (8.00%) Linux
8 1 (4.00%) Fedora
8 1 (4.00%) Windows Vista
8 1 (4.00%) CentOS
8 1 (4.00%) Solaris
8 1 (4.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.00%) Migration
2 3 (12.00%) ITIL
3 1 (4.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (4.00%) Workflow
3 1 (4.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (4.00%) Email Migration
3 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (4.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (4.00%) Project Management
3 1 (4.00%) PRINCE
3 1 (4.00%) Service Management
3 1 (4.00%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (12.00%) SQL
2 1 (4.00%) C
2 1 (4.00%) VB
2 1 (4.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (32.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (24.00%) MCSE
3 3 (12.00%) MCITP
3 3 (12.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.00%) Degree
4 1 (4.00%) HP APS
4 1 (4.00%) MCSA
4 1 (4.00%) MCP
4 1 (4.00%) CCA
4 1 (4.00%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (4.00%) CCNP
System Software
1 16 (64.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (28.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (12.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (12.00%) XenApp
4 2 (8.00%) ISA Server
4 2 (8.00%) vSphere
4 2 (8.00%) VMware ESX
5 1 (4.00%) Xen
5 1 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (4.00%) Postfix
5 1 (4.00%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) Backup Exec
2 2 (8.00%) SCCM
3 1 (4.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 11 (44.00%) VMware
2 9 (36.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (20.00%) HP
3 5 (20.00%) EMC
4 4 (16.00%) Citrix
5 3 (12.00%) Cisco
5 3 (12.00%) Juniper
5 3 (12.00%) Mercator
6 2 (8.00%) Symantec
6 2 (8.00%) Apple
6 2 (8.00%) Meru Networks
7 1 (4.00%) Fortinet
7 1 (4.00%) ProCurve
7 1 (4.00%) IBM
7 1 (4.00%) CommVault
7 1 (4.00%) Red Hat