The table below looks at the statistics for Exchange Server 2010 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge 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 2 October 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server 2010
Rank 38 32 26
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -6
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2010 9 11 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.15% 3.11% 5.43%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.91% 15.28% 26.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 2
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£275 £234 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -33.21%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £315 £320
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 0
Average hourly rate £25.00 £8.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+194.11% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.30 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-9.32% -3.50%
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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 Cambridge region.

Application Platforms Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
101 72 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 24.11% 20.34% 20.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 31 28
Average daily rate £378 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £232 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £515 £439
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £348 £333
% change year-on-year
+3.59% +4.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 6 8
Average hourly rate £25.00 £38.50 £21.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.06% +81.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £8.50 £16.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £41.20 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -7.89%

Exchange Server 2010
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Exchange Server 2010 Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Exchange Server 2010
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Exchange Server 2010 Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Exchange Server 2010
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Exchange Server 2010 Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

Exchange Server 2010
Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Exchange Server 2010 across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 2 October 2014.

Exchange Server 2010 Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridge

Exchange Server 2010
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 16 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 13 (81.25%) Windows
3 12 (75.00%) Active Directory
4 9 (56.25%) Citrix
4 9 (56.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (43.75%) WatchGuard
5 7 (43.75%) Firewall
6 6 (37.50%) VMware
6 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
6 6 (37.50%) MPLS
6 6 (37.50%) ISDN
6 6 (37.50%) Ethernet
6 6 (37.50%) VPN
6 6 (37.50%) SSL
6 6 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (37.50%) Imperva
7 5 (31.25%) XenApp
7 5 (31.25%) 3PAR
8 4 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
8 4 (25.00%) XenServer
8 4 (25.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 3 (18.75%) VLAN
9 3 (18.75%) SCCM
9 3 (18.75%) SCOM
9 3 (18.75%) ITIL
9 3 (18.75%) Linux
9 3 (18.75%) DNS
9 3 (18.75%) DHCP
9 3 (18.75%) Telecoms

Exchange Server 2010
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 16 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
5 1 (6.25%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (43.75%) Firewall
2 6 (37.50%) MPLS
2 6 (37.50%) ISDN
2 6 (37.50%) Ethernet
2 6 (37.50%) VPN
2 6 (37.50%) SSL
3 3 (18.75%) VLAN
3 3 (18.75%) DNS
3 3 (18.75%) DHCP
4 1 (6.25%) iSCSI
4 1 (6.25%) Internet
4 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database
General
1 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Support Analyst
1 5 (31.25%) Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Wintel Support
4 2 (12.50%) Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Wintel Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Technical Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) IT Support
5 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support
5 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) IT Support Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Desktop Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) PKI
1 2 (12.50%) Blackberry
2 1 (6.25%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 13 (81.25%) Windows
2 9 (56.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (18.75%) Linux
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (6.25%) Windows 8
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) ITIL
2 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
2 1 (6.25%) Network Design
2 1 (6.25%) Migration
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (12.50%) CCA
1 2 (12.50%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (31.25%) XenApp
3 4 (25.00%) XenServer
3 4 (25.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (6.25%) vSphere
5 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
5 1 (6.25%) VMware Server
5 1 (6.25%) Firmware
5 1 (6.25%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) SCCM
1 3 (18.75%) SCOM
2 2 (12.50%) Backup Exec
2 2 (12.50%) WSUS
2 2 (12.50%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (6.25%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) Citrix
2 7 (43.75%) WatchGuard
3 6 (37.50%) VMware
3 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 6 (37.50%) Imperva
4 5 (31.25%) 3PAR
5 2 (12.50%) Symantec
5 2 (12.50%) Mitel
5 2 (12.50%) Red Hat
5 2 (12.50%) Oracle
5 2 (12.50%) HP
6 1 (6.25%) Veeam
6 1 (6.25%) Juniper
6 1 (6.25%) Cisco
6 1 (6.25%) Fortinet