The table below looks at the statistics for Exchange Server 2010 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire 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 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Exchange Server 2010
Rank 85 75 64
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -11
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2010 3 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.27% 0.79% 1.01%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.23% 4.57% 6.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 4
Average daily rate £450 £306 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.93% +27.60%
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £300 £263
% change year-on-year
+1.66% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £14.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +11.76%
Exchange Server 2010
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Application Platforms Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
244 175 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 22.10% 17.22% 14.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 98 49
Average daily rate £425 £408 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.29% +10.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £285 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £650 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 14 10
Average hourly rate £20.50 £16.84 £28.77
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.73% -41.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £14.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £38.00 £41.01
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £20.19 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-15.77% +15.34%

Exchange Server 2010
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Exchange Server 2010 Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Exchange Server 2010
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Exchange Server 2010 Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Exchange Server 2010
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Exchange Server 2010 Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Exchange Server 2010
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 4 (66.67%) Windows
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (50.00%) SQL
4 3 (50.00%) Skype for Business
4 3 (50.00%) Office 365
5 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
5 2 (33.33%) Apple iOS
5 2 (33.33%) Postfix
5 2 (33.33%) Sendmail
5 2 (33.33%) Data Protection
5 2 (33.33%) Trustwave
5 2 (33.33%) Skype
5 2 (33.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (33.33%) Mobile Device Management
5 2 (33.33%) MobileIron
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 2 (33.33%) VB.NET
5 2 (33.33%) .NET
5 2 (33.33%) Symantec
5 2 (33.33%) Intel Security
5 2 (33.33%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (33.33%) Blackberry
5 2 (33.33%) Banking

Exchange Server 2010
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 5 (83.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (50.00%) Skype for Business
5 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (16.67%) IIS
5 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) DNS
1 2 (33.33%) Skype
1 2 (33.33%) SMTP
1 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (16.67%) LAN
2 1 (16.67%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (16.67%) SAN
2 1 (16.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Architect
1 2 (33.33%) Consultant
1 2 (33.33%) Exchange Architect
1 2 (33.33%) Exchange Consultant
1 2 (33.33%) Lync Consultant
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Consultant
1 2 (33.33%) Mobile Specialist
1 2 (33.33%) Office 365 Architect
1 2 (33.33%) Office 365 Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) 1st Line Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) 1st Line Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Server Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Blackberry
2 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (33.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Data Protection
1 2 (33.33%) Load Balancing
1 2 (33.33%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 1 (16.67%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) Perl
2 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 2 (33.33%) VB.NET
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) Postfix
2 2 (33.33%) Sendmail
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (16.67%) VMware ESX
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Server
3 1 (16.67%) vSphere
3 1 (16.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (33.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (16.67%) SCCM
2 1 (16.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Intel Security
2 2 (33.33%) MobileIron
2 2 (33.33%) Symantec
2 2 (33.33%) Trustwave
3 1 (16.67%) Avaya
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) VMware