The first table below looks at the demand for Exchange Server 2010 skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the City of London region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server 2010
Rank 131 121 140
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +19
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2010 81 77 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.26% 1.24% 1.06%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.38% 7.48% 7.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 48 46
Average daily rate £273 £344 £384
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.78% -10.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £205 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £466 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £282 £275 £286
% change year-on-year
+2.54% -3.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 3
Average hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +19.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.10 £16.60 £16.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.60 £29.20 £21.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £23.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-26.88% +32.85%
Application Platforms Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
1098 1029 1173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 17.01% 16.51% 14.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 792 698 753
Average daily rate £385 £400 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.75% -1.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £248 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 38 39
Average hourly rate £22.00 £30.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.50 £135.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
Exchange Server 2010
London

Exchange Server 2010
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Exchange Server 2010 Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Exchange Server 2010
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Exchange Server 2010 Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Exchange Server 2010
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Exchange Server 2010 across the City of London region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Exchange Server 2010 Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Exchange Server 2010
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Exchange Server 2010 Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Exchange Server 2010
Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Exchange Server 2010 across the City of London region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Exchange Server 2010 Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

Exchange Server 2010
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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.

1 146 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 115 (78.77%) Windows
3 81 (55.48%) Microsoft
3 81 (55.48%) Active Directory
4 63 (43.15%) VMware
4 63 (43.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 54 (36.99%) Cisco
6 47 (32.19%) Blackberry
7 44 (30.14%) Windows 7
8 43 (29.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 41 (28.08%) Exchange Server 2003
10 40 (27.40%) Citrix
11 37 (25.34%) Exchange Server 2007
12 36 (24.66%) VMware Infrastructure
13 33 (22.60%) Windows Server 2003
14 28 (19.18%) SQL Server
14 28 (19.18%) Exchange Server 2013
15 27 (18.49%) Microsoft Certification
15 27 (18.49%) Finance
16 26 (17.81%) ITIL
16 26 (17.81%) Lync
17 25 (17.12%) DNS
18 24 (16.44%) SQL
18 24 (16.44%) Migration
19 23 (15.75%) Windows XP
20 22 (15.07%) MS Office
20 22 (15.07%) TCP/IP
21 21 (14.38%) MCSE
21 21 (14.38%) SharePoint
22 20 (13.70%) Firewall

Exchange Server 2010
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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
1 146 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 43 (29.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 41 (28.08%) Exchange Server 2003
4 37 (25.34%) Exchange Server 2007
5 28 (19.18%) Exchange Server 2013
6 26 (17.81%) Lync
7 21 (14.38%) SharePoint
8 9 (6.16%) IIS
9 8 (5.48%) SharePoint 2010
9 8 (5.48%) Lotus Domino
10 7 (4.79%) IBM Notes
11 4 (2.74%) Office Communications Server
12 2 (1.37%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 22 (15.07%) MS Office
2 16 (10.96%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.37%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 2 (1.37%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.48%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (17.12%) DNS
2 22 (15.07%) TCP/IP
3 20 (13.70%) Firewall
4 19 (13.01%) SAN
5 17 (11.64%) Cisco ASA
6 14 (9.59%) DHCP
7 13 (8.90%) WAN
8 12 (8.22%) IP Telephony
9 8 (5.48%) Unified Communications
10 6 (4.11%) NetScreen
10 6 (4.11%) Internet
10 6 (4.11%) VoIP
10 6 (4.11%) VPN
11 4 (2.74%) LAN
12 3 (2.05%) Wi-Fi
13 2 (1.37%) Reverse Proxy
13 2 (1.37%) IMAP
13 2 (1.37%) S/MIME
13 2 (1.37%) SSL
13 2 (1.37%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (19.18%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.48%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (2.74%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.68%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.68%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 27 (18.49%) Finance
2 15 (10.27%) Law
3 8 (5.48%) Legal
4 7 (4.79%) Banking
5 5 (3.42%) Back Office
6 2 (1.37%) Retail
6 2 (1.37%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.37%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.68%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.68%) Automotive
7 1 (0.68%) Advertising
7 1 (0.68%) Marketing
7 1 (0.68%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.68%) French Language
Job Titles
1 27 (18.49%) Analyst
2 15 (10.27%) Support Engineer
3 14 (9.59%) 3rd Line Support
4 13 (8.90%) Service Analyst
4 13 (8.90%) Service Desk Analyst
5 12 (8.22%) Messaging Engineer
6 9 (6.16%) 1st Line Support
6 9 (6.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (4.79%) Consultant
7 7 (4.79%) Network Engineer
7 7 (4.79%) Senior Network Engineer
8 6 (4.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 6 (4.11%) Desktop Engineer
8 6 (4.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 6 (4.11%) 2nd Line Support
9 5 (3.42%) Systems Engineer
9 5 (3.42%) Administrator
9 5 (3.42%) Server Engineer
10 4 (2.74%) IT Support
10 4 (2.74%) Messaging Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.74%) XMPP
2 3 (2.05%) Web Services
3 2 (1.37%) .NET
4 1 (0.68%) WSH
4 1 (0.68%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 47 (32.19%) Blackberry
2 16 (10.96%) Clustering
3 15 (10.27%) iPhone
4 9 (6.16%) EqualLogic
5 8 (5.48%) Management Information System
6 5 (3.42%) iPad
7 4 (2.74%) Video Conferencing
7 4 (2.74%) Replication
8 3 (2.05%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.37%) Handset
10 1 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.68%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 115 (78.77%) Windows
2 63 (43.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 44 (30.14%) Windows 7
4 33 (22.60%) Windows Server 2003
5 23 (15.75%) Windows XP
6 14 (9.59%) Android
6 14 (9.59%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (7.53%) Windows Mobile
8 7 (4.79%) Windows 8
9 5 (3.42%) Mac OS X
10 4 (2.74%) Apple iOS
11 3 (2.05%) Linux
12 2 (1.37%) Solaris
13 1 (0.68%) AIX
13 1 (0.68%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.68%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (17.81%) ITIL
2 24 (16.44%) Migration
3 11 (7.53%) Disaster Recovery
4 10 (6.85%) Service Management
5 8 (5.48%) Information Security
5 8 (5.48%) BCP
6 5 (3.42%) Project Management
6 5 (3.42%) TOGAF
6 5 (3.42%) Mobile Device Management
7 4 (2.74%) Asset Management
7 4 (2.74%) Business Continuity
7 4 (2.74%) Service Delivery
7 4 (2.74%) CRM
8 2 (1.37%) Data Protection
8 2 (1.37%) Load Balancing
8 2 (1.37%) Project Planning
8 2 (1.37%) Capacity Management
8 2 (1.37%) Business Transformation
8 2 (1.37%) Software Deployment
8 2 (1.37%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 24 (16.44%) SQL
2 6 (4.11%) PowerShell
3 4 (2.74%) LotusScript
4 1 (0.68%) VB
Qualifications
1 27 (18.49%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (14.38%) MCSE
3 13 (8.90%) MCITP
4 6 (4.11%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (4.11%) MCP
5 4 (2.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (2.74%) CCA
5 4 (2.74%) Citrix Certification
6 3 (2.05%) CCNP
6 3 (2.05%) CCNA
6 3 (2.05%) SC Cleared
6 3 (2.05%) Security Cleared
7 2 (1.37%) Degree
7 2 (1.37%) MCTS
8 1 (0.68%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.37%) SLA
2 1 (0.68%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 81 (55.48%) Active Directory
2 36 (24.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (13.01%) XenApp
4 18 (12.33%) Hyper-V
5 9 (6.16%) VMware ESX
6 7 (4.79%) vSphere
7 5 (3.42%) XenServer
8 4 (2.74%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 3 (2.05%) XenDesktop
9 3 (2.05%) UAG
10 2 (1.37%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (1.37%) Postfix
10 2 (1.37%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.68%) MetaFrame
11 1 (0.68%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.68%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.68%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.68%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 17 (11.64%) SCCM
2 11 (7.53%) SCOM
3 10 (6.85%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 4 (2.74%) EMC NetWorker
4 4 (2.74%) MIMEsweeper
5 2 (1.37%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.68%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.68%) SCSM
6 1 (0.68%) OpenAM
6 1 (0.68%) MAILsweeper
6 1 (0.68%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.68%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 81 (55.48%) Microsoft
2 63 (43.15%) VMware
3 54 (36.99%) Cisco
4 40 (27.40%) Citrix
5 19 (13.01%) Dell
6 18 (12.33%) Symantec
7 17 (11.64%) NetApp
8 14 (9.59%) HP
9 12 (8.22%) SonicWALL
10 10 (6.85%) Apple
10 10 (6.85%) EMC
11 8 (5.48%) McAfee
11 8 (5.48%) Clearswift
11 8 (5.48%) Lotus
12 7 (4.79%) Juniper
12 7 (4.79%) Mitel
13 5 (3.42%) CommVault
13 5 (3.42%) Reuters
13 5 (3.42%) Bloomberg
14 4 (2.74%) MobileIron
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