The table below looks at the statistics 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 31 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server 2010
Rank 141 130 156
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +26
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2010 66 100 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.10% 1.39% 0.86%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.57% 7.87% 5.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 65 42
Average daily rate
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£364 £340 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.98% -14.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £163 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £470 £573
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
-17.03% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 7
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £10.90 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £138.00 £45.60 £30.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.38 £19.75 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-1.87% +6.75%
Exchange Server 2010
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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 City of London region.

Application Platforms Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
1005 1271 1142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 16.68% 17.67% 16.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 731 894 819
Average daily rate £400 £408 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.96% +2.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £263 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 30 43
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £120.00 £40.61 £46.61
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -7.89%

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 31 October 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 31 October 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 31 October 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.

1 113 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 84 (74.34%) Windows
3 79 (69.91%) Active Directory
4 60 (53.10%) Microsoft
5 54 (47.79%) Windows Server 2008
6 53 (46.90%) VMware
7 34 (30.09%) VMware Infrastructure
8 30 (26.55%) Windows 7
9 28 (24.78%) Exchange Server 2007
10 26 (23.01%) MS Office
11 25 (22.12%) Citrix
11 25 (22.12%) Blackberry
12 24 (21.24%) Windows Server 2003
12 24 (21.24%) DNS
13 23 (20.35%) Cisco
13 23 (20.35%) Finance
14 22 (19.47%) SAN
14 22 (19.47%) SQL
14 22 (19.47%) PowerShell
15 21 (18.58%) DHCP
16 20 (17.70%) Lync
17 19 (16.81%) Exchange Server 2013
18 18 (15.93%) Banking
19 17 (15.04%) HP
19 17 (15.04%) ITIL
19 17 (15.04%) MS Excel
19 17 (15.04%) Migration
19 17 (15.04%) Windows Server 2012
20 15 (13.27%) Symantec
20 15 (13.27%) Windows XP

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

For the 6 months to 31 October 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
1 113 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 28 (24.78%) Exchange Server 2007
3 20 (17.70%) Lync
4 19 (16.81%) Exchange Server 2013
5 14 (12.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 13 (11.50%) SharePoint
7 12 (10.62%) Exchange Server 2003
8 8 (7.08%) Office Communications Server
9 5 (4.42%) IIS
10 4 (3.54%) IBM Notes
10 4 (3.54%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (2.65%) Tomcat
11 3 (2.65%) WebSphere
12 2 (1.77%) SharePoint 2013
13 1 (0.88%) Lotus Domino
13 1 (0.88%) Apache
Applications
1 26 (23.01%) MS Office
2 17 (15.04%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.65%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.77%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.77%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.65%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.77%) ReMetrica
3 1 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.08%) Office 365
2 5 (4.42%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (21.24%) DNS
2 22 (19.47%) SAN
3 21 (18.58%) DHCP
4 15 (13.27%) TCP/IP
5 13 (11.50%) VPN
6 11 (9.73%) Firewall
6 11 (9.73%) Unified Communications
7 10 (8.85%) VoIP
7 10 (8.85%) WAN
8 9 (7.96%) VLAN
9 7 (6.19%) LDAP
9 7 (6.19%) LAN
10 5 (4.42%) Kerberos
10 5 (4.42%) SNMP
10 5 (4.42%) Intranet
10 5 (4.42%) NAS
11 4 (3.54%) IP Telephony
11 4 (3.54%) SMTP
12 3 (2.65%) iSCSI
12 3 (2.65%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (9.73%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.42%) MySQL
3 3 (2.65%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.77%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 23 (20.35%) Finance
2 18 (15.93%) Banking
3 7 (6.19%) Retail
3 7 (6.19%) Investment Banking
4 6 (5.31%) Financial Institution
5 4 (3.54%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.77%) Law
7 1 (0.88%) Legal
7 1 (0.88%) Advertising
7 1 (0.88%) Front Office
7 1 (0.88%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 30 (26.55%) Analyst
2 15 (13.27%) Administrator
3 14 (12.39%) Support Analyst
4 12 (10.62%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 10 (8.85%) Messaging Engineer
6 9 (7.96%) Systems Administrator
7 8 (7.08%) Server Engineer
8 7 (6.19%) 2nd Line Support
8 7 (6.19%) Wintel Systems Administrator
8 7 (6.19%) Wintel Administrator
9 6 (5.31%) Exchange Engineer
9 6 (5.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (5.31%) Support Engineer
9 6 (5.31%) 3rd Line Support
9 6 (5.31%) Architect
10 5 (4.42%) Desktop Support
10 5 (4.42%) 1st Line Support
10 5 (4.42%) Desktop Engineer
10 5 (4.42%) Server Analyst
11 4 (3.54%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.42%) Middleware
2 3 (2.65%) LAMP
3 1 (0.88%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.88%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 25 (22.12%) Blackberry
2 7 (6.19%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (5.31%) Clustering
4 5 (4.42%) Replication
5 3 (2.65%) iPhone
5 3 (2.65%) iPad
5 3 (2.65%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.77%) NHS
6 2 (1.77%) CESG
6 2 (1.77%) CMDB
7 1 (0.88%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.88%) CESG CLAS
7 1 (0.88%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.88%) HP StorageWorks
7 1 (0.88%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.88%) User Experience
7 1 (0.88%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 84 (74.34%) Windows
2 54 (47.79%) Windows Server 2008
3 30 (26.55%) Windows 7
4 24 (21.24%) Windows Server 2003
5 17 (15.04%) Windows Server 2012
6 15 (13.27%) Windows XP
7 9 (7.96%) Linux
8 7 (6.19%) Android
9 6 (5.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (4.42%) Windows Vista
11 4 (3.54%) Windows 8
12 2 (1.77%) UNIX
13 1 (0.88%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.88%) Windows NT
13 1 (0.88%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.88%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (15.04%) ITIL
1 17 (15.04%) Migration
2 5 (4.42%) Incident Management
3 4 (3.54%) Project Management
4 3 (2.65%) Service Delivery
4 3 (2.65%) Configuration Management
4 3 (2.65%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (2.65%) Knowledge Management
4 3 (2.65%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (2.65%) WAN Optimisation
4 3 (2.65%) Infrastructure Management
4 3 (2.65%) Mobile Device Management
5 2 (1.77%) Email Migration
5 2 (1.77%) Capacity Management
5 2 (1.77%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (1.77%) Problem Management
5 2 (1.77%) Data Protection
5 2 (1.77%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (1.77%) Data Analysis
5 2 (1.77%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (19.47%) SQL
1 22 (19.47%) PowerShell
2 2 (1.77%) C
3 1 (0.88%) VBScript
3 1 (0.88%) VB
3 1 (0.88%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (12.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (7.08%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (6.19%) MCITP
4 6 (5.31%) MCSE
5 5 (4.42%) CCNA
5 5 (4.42%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (3.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (2.65%) RHCT
7 3 (2.65%) RHCE
8 2 (1.77%) CCA
8 2 (1.77%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.88%) MCP
9 1 (0.88%) Degree
9 1 (0.88%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.88%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.88%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.88%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.88%) ISO 9001
1 1 (0.88%) COBIT
System Software
1 79 (69.91%) Active Directory
2 34 (30.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (10.62%) XenApp
4 11 (9.73%) vSphere
5 8 (7.08%) VMware ESX
6 6 (5.31%) Xen
6 6 (5.31%) VMware Server
6 6 (5.31%) DFS Replication
7 5 (4.42%) Hyper-V
8 4 (3.54%) XenDesktop
8 4 (3.54%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (2.65%) NFS
10 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.88%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.88%) Squid
10 1 (0.88%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.88%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.88%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (0.88%) UAG
10 1 (0.88%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 10 (8.85%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 9 (7.96%) SCOM
3 6 (5.31%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 5 (4.42%) SCCM
5 4 (3.54%) Backup Exec
6 3 (2.65%) Nagios
6 3 (2.65%) MIMEsweeper
6 3 (2.65%) MAILsweeper
7 2 (1.77%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (1.77%) SCVMM
7 2 (1.77%) SCDPM
8 1 (0.88%) WSUS
Vendors
1 60 (53.10%) Microsoft
2 53 (46.90%) VMware
3 25 (22.12%) Citrix
4 23 (20.35%) Cisco
5 17 (15.04%) HP
6 15 (13.27%) Symantec
7 13 (11.50%) NetApp
8 10 (8.85%) SolarWinds
9 7 (6.19%) Mitel
10 6 (5.31%) EMC
11 5 (4.42%) Oracle
11 5 (4.42%) Dell
11 5 (4.42%) IBM
11 5 (4.42%) Red Hat
11 5 (4.42%) Sophos
11 5 (4.42%) IronPort
12 4 (3.54%) Lotus
12 4 (3.54%) Sage
13 3 (2.65%) Siemens
13 3 (2.65%) CommVault
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