The table below looks at the statistics for Exchange Server 2010 skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands 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 3 March 2015 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server 2010
Rank 81 77 61
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -16
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2010 17 16 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.08% 1.08% 1.74%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.26% 8.12% 10.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 6
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£281 - £308
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 - £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £319 £295 £278
% change year-on-year
+8.05% +6.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 5
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% -24.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.10 £13.60 £15.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.90 £24.95 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.25 £16.25 £17.75
% change year-on-year
-12.30% -8.45%
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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 East Midlands region.

Application Platforms Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
234 197 203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 14.92% 13.27% 16.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 97 84
Average daily rate £350 £238 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.36% -20.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £105 £162
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 16 19
Average hourly rate £14.00 £16.50 £19.39
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.15% -14.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £12.20 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.35 £32.20 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £18.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-8.10% -

Exchange Server 2010
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

Exchange Server 2010 Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Exchange Server 2010
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Exchange Server 2010 Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Exchange Server 2010
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Exchange Server 2010 across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015.

Exchange Server 2010 Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Exchange Server 2010
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Exchange Server 2010 Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Exchange Server 2010
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Exchange Server 2010 within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire -14 6 £300 - 2
Leicestershire +11 3 £135 - 2
Northamptonshire - 3 £675 -
Derbyshire - 3 £300 - 1
Exchange Server 2010
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Exchange Server 2010
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 38 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 26 (68.42%) Windows
3 22 (57.89%) Microsoft
4 17 (44.74%) Active Directory
5 16 (42.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 15 (39.47%) Migration
7 13 (34.21%) Microsoft Certification
7 13 (34.21%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (34.21%) Windows 7
8 11 (28.95%) Security Cleared
8 11 (28.95%) VMware
9 9 (23.68%) Exchange Server 2007
9 9 (23.68%) Office 365
10 8 (21.05%) SCCM
10 8 (21.05%) Windows XP
10 8 (21.05%) Dell
10 8 (21.05%) MCITP
11 7 (18.42%) Lync
11 7 (18.42%) PowerShell
11 7 (18.42%) Exchange Server 2013
12 6 (15.79%) Windows 8
12 6 (15.79%) WSUS
12 6 (15.79%) VLAN
12 6 (15.79%) DNS
12 6 (15.79%) SQL Server
13 5 (13.16%) MS Excel
13 5 (13.16%) Cisco
13 5 (13.16%) DMZ
13 5 (13.16%) Windows Server 2003
13 5 (13.16%) Sophos

Exchange Server 2010
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 38 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 9 (23.68%) Exchange Server 2007
3 7 (18.42%) Lync
3 7 (18.42%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (7.89%) SharePoint
4 3 (7.89%) Moodle
5 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (5.26%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (2.63%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 5 (13.16%) MS Excel
2 4 (10.53%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (23.68%) Office 365
2 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.79%) DNS
1 6 (15.79%) VLAN
2 5 (13.16%) DMZ
3 4 (10.53%) SSL
4 3 (7.89%) LAN
4 3 (7.89%) WAN
5 2 (5.26%) PBX
5 2 (5.26%) Firewall
5 2 (5.26%) IP Telephony
6 1 (2.63%) SAN
6 1 (2.63%) DHCP
6 1 (2.63%) VPN
6 1 (2.63%) iSCSI
6 1 (2.63%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.79%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Eclipse
Job Titles
1 9 (23.68%) 3rd Line Support
2 8 (21.05%) Consultant
3 3 (7.89%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (5.26%) Exchange Consultant
4 2 (5.26%) Network Engineer
4 2 (5.26%) Architect
4 2 (5.26%) Support Assistant
4 2 (5.26%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (5.26%) IT Support Assistant
4 2 (5.26%) IT Assistant
4 2 (5.26%) IT Support
4 2 (5.26%) Senior Architect
5 1 (2.63%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
5 1 (2.63%) Support Engineer
5 1 (2.63%) Support Specialist
5 1 (2.63%) Desktop Support
5 1 (2.63%) IT Manager
5 1 (2.63%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (2.63%) Exchange Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.89%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.63%) AS400
2 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.63%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 26 (68.42%) Windows
2 16 (42.11%) Windows Server 2012
3 13 (34.21%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (34.21%) Windows 7
4 8 (21.05%) Windows XP
5 6 (15.79%) Windows 8
6 5 (13.16%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (13.16%) Windows Vista
7 4 (10.53%) AIX
7 4 (10.53%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (39.47%) Migration
2 4 (10.53%) Kalman Filter
2 4 (10.53%) Service Management
3 2 (5.26%) Change Management
3 2 (5.26%) GAP Analysis
3 2 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (5.26%) Performance Management
3 2 (5.26%) Requirements Engineering
4 1 (2.63%) Network Management
4 1 (2.63%) Email Migration
4 1 (2.63%) Coaching
4 1 (2.63%) ITSM
4 1 (2.63%) ITIL
4 1 (2.63%) PRINCE2
4 1 (2.63%) CAD
4 1 (2.63%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (18.42%) PowerShell
2 2 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (34.21%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (28.95%) Security Cleared
3 8 (21.05%) MCITP
4 4 (10.53%) SC Cleared
4 4 (10.53%) VCP4
5 3 (7.89%) MCSE
6 1 (2.63%) HP APS
6 1 (2.63%) Degree
6 1 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (44.74%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.89%) Hyper-V
3 2 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.63%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (21.05%) SCCM
2 6 (15.79%) WSUS
3 4 (10.53%) Tivoli
3 4 (10.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 3 (7.89%) Backup Exec
5 2 (5.26%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (2.63%) SCOM
Vendors
1 22 (57.89%) Microsoft
2 11 (28.95%) VMware
3 8 (21.05%) Dell
4 5 (13.16%) Cisco
4 5 (13.16%) Sophos
5 2 (5.26%) Alias
6 1 (2.63%) Websense
6 1 (2.63%) Fortinet
6 1 (2.63%) IBM
6 1 (2.63%) HP
6 1 (2.63%) Citrix
6 1 (2.63%) NetApp
6 1 (2.63%) Nokia
6 1 (2.63%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.63%) McAfee