The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 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 East Midlands 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server 2010
Rank 84 60 72
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +12
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2010 14 32 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.86% 2.44% 0.85%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.86% 13.97% 4.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 9
Average daily rate £244 £273 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.55% +9.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £189 £228 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £311 £334
UK excluding London average daily rate £285 £275 £288
% change year-on-year
+3.63% -4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 1
Average hourly rate £15.00 £32.50 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.84% -8.45%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £23.00 £18.25
% change year-on-year
-26.08% +26.02%
Application Platforms Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
204 229 250
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 12.60% 17.45% 17.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 92 133
Average daily rate £350 £300 £278
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £170 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 24 19
Average hourly rate £14.25 £27.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.18% -35.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.65 £12.50 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £32.50 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -2.56%
Exchange Server 2010
England

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 16 April 2014.

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 16 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire +5 6 - - 4
Leicestershire -12 5 £175 - 3
Northamptonshire -18 2 - - 3
Lincolnshire -6 1 £313 -
Derbyshire - - - - 1
Exchange Server 2010
England

Exchange Server 2010
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 27 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 23 (85.19%) Windows
3 20 (74.07%) Active Directory
4 17 (62.96%) VMware
4 17 (62.96%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (59.26%) Microsoft
5 16 (59.26%) Windows XP
6 15 (55.56%) ITIL
7 14 (51.85%) VMware Infrastructure
8 12 (44.44%) MS Office
8 12 (44.44%) Citrix
8 12 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2003
9 11 (40.74%) SAN
9 11 (40.74%) Windows Server 2003
10 10 (37.04%) Cisco
11 9 (33.33%) HP
11 9 (33.33%) Windows 7
12 8 (29.63%) Dell
13 7 (25.93%) Firewall
14 6 (22.22%) Backup Exec
14 6 (22.22%) Lync
14 6 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2007
15 5 (18.52%) SCCM
15 5 (18.52%) Migration
15 5 (18.52%) SQL Server
16 4 (14.81%) MCSE
16 4 (14.81%) VoIP
16 4 (14.81%) TCP/IP
16 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Certification
16 4 (14.81%) SCOM

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 27 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 12 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2003
3 6 (22.22%) Lync
3 6 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (7.41%) IIS
6 1 (3.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (3.70%) Lotus Domino
6 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (44.44%) MS Office
2 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (40.74%) SAN
2 7 (25.93%) Firewall
3 4 (14.81%) VoIP
3 4 (14.81%) TCP/IP
4 2 (7.41%) Internet
4 2 (7.41%) DNS
4 2 (7.41%) WAN
5 1 (3.70%) NetScaler
5 1 (3.70%) Network Security
5 1 (3.70%) SMTP
5 1 (3.70%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (18.52%) SQL Server
2 4 (14.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (3.70%) Finance
1 1 (3.70%) Banking
1 1 (3.70%) Billing
Job Titles
1 10 (37.04%) Support Engineer
2 6 (22.22%) 2nd Line Support
3 5 (18.52%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) 3rd Line Support
4 4 (14.81%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Team Leader
6 2 (7.41%) Consultant
6 2 (7.41%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Help Desk Manager
6 2 (7.41%) Help Desk Supervisor
7 1 (3.70%) IT Consultant
7 1 (3.70%) Technical Specialist
7 1 (3.70%) Help Desk Team Lead
7 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Migration Consultant
7 1 (3.70%) Exchange Consultant
7 1 (3.70%) Messaging Consultant
7 1 (3.70%) Messaging Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
1 1 (3.70%) Blackberry
1 1 (3.70%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 23 (85.19%) Windows
2 17 (62.96%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (59.26%) Windows XP
4 11 (40.74%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (33.33%) Windows 7
6 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (7.41%) Linux
8 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (3.70%) Windows 8
8 1 (3.70%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (55.56%) ITIL
2 5 (18.52%) Migration
3 3 (11.11%) Asset Management
4 2 (7.41%) Change Management
4 2 (7.41%) Problem Management
5 1 (3.70%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (3.70%) E-Discovery
5 1 (3.70%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (3.70%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.70%) Performance Management
5 1 (3.70%) Data Protection
5 1 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (3.70%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.11%) PowerShell
1 3 (11.11%) SQL
2 2 (7.41%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) MCSE
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (3.70%) HP ASE
3 1 (3.70%) MCITP
3 1 (3.70%) CCA
3 1 (3.70%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (3.70%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (74.07%) Active Directory
2 14 (51.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (14.81%) vSphere
4 3 (11.11%) XenApp
5 1 (3.70%) Postfix
5 1 (3.70%) Sendmail
5 1 (3.70%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 6 (22.22%) Backup Exec
2 5 (18.52%) SCCM
3 4 (14.81%) SCOM
4 1 (3.70%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (3.70%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 17 (62.96%) VMware
2 16 (59.26%) Microsoft
3 12 (44.44%) Citrix
4 10 (37.04%) Cisco
5 9 (33.33%) HP
6 8 (29.63%) Dell
7 3 (11.11%) Kaspersky
8 2 (7.41%) Sophos
9 1 (3.70%) MobileIron
9 1 (3.70%) RightFax
9 1 (3.70%) IronPort
9 1 (3.70%) Altiris
9 1 (3.70%) IBM
9 1 (3.70%) Symantec
9 1 (3.70%) Red Hat