The first table below looks at the demand for Exchange Server 2010 skills in IT contracts advertised for the England 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 24 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 England 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server 2010
Rank 192 150 191
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +41
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2010 518 599 523
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.04% 1.39% 0.94%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.03% 7.95% 5.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 255 321 250
Average daily rate £285 £299 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.60% -0.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £205 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £440 £486
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £275 £288
% change year-on-year
- -4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 68 62
Average hourly rate £17.25 £23.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.59% +23.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £15.00 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.55 £30.75 £36.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £20.00 £18.25
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +9.58%
Application Platforms Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
8595 7531 9010
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 17.29% 17.51% 16.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 5329 4346 4983
Average daily rate £375 £352 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.68% -0.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £502 £522 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 295 389 411
Average hourly rate £18.50 £20.00 £19.57
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% +2.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.14 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -
Exchange Server 2010
UK

Exchange Server 2010
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Exchange Server 2010 Jobs Demand Trend in England

Exchange Server 2010
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Exchange Server 2010 Daily Rate Trend in England

Exchange Server 2010
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Exchange Server 2010 across the England region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

Exchange Server 2010 Daily Rate Histogram in England

Exchange Server 2010
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Exchange Server 2010 Hourly Rate Trend in England

Exchange Server 2010
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Exchange Server 2010 across the England region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

Exchange Server 2010 Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Exchange Server 2010
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 3 months to 24 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
London -42 205 £300 -6.97% 35
South East -5 147 £285 -3.38% 16
East of England -24 55 £235 +4.44% 6
North West -10 39 £261 -26.66% 11
South West -7 36 £325 +25.00% 5
East Midlands -30 14 £244 -0.51% 4
West Midlands -30 12 £288 +55.40% 1
Yorkshire -13 10 £175 -36.36% 3
Midlands - - - -
North East - - - - 1
Exchange Server 2010
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Exchange Server 2010
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 1027 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 822 (80.04%) Windows
3 684 (66.60%) Active Directory
4 565 (55.01%) Windows Server 2008
5 549 (53.46%) Microsoft
6 448 (43.62%) VMware
7 329 (32.04%) Windows Server 2003
8 317 (30.87%) Exchange Server 2003
9 265 (25.80%) Citrix
10 259 (25.22%) Windows 7
11 256 (24.93%) Cisco
12 245 (23.86%) Exchange Server 2007
13 243 (23.66%) VMware Infrastructure
14 218 (21.23%) Blackberry
15 208 (20.25%) ITIL
16 199 (19.38%) Migration
17 192 (18.70%) DNS
18 179 (17.43%) SAN
19 176 (17.14%) Windows Server 2012
20 174 (16.94%) Firewall
21 171 (16.65%) Windows XP
22 168 (16.36%) SQL Server
23 165 (16.07%) HP
24 159 (15.48%) SCCM
25 149 (14.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
26 147 (14.31%) MS Office
26 147 (14.31%) SharePoint
27 146 (14.22%) Hyper-V
28 144 (14.02%) MS Excel
29 143 (13.92%) SQL

Exchange Server 2010
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 1027 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 317 (30.87%) Exchange Server 2003
3 245 (23.86%) Exchange Server 2007
4 149 (14.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 147 (14.31%) SharePoint
6 116 (11.30%) Lync
7 107 (10.42%) Exchange Server 2013
8 61 (5.94%) IIS
9 55 (5.36%) SharePoint 2010
10 27 (2.63%) IBM Notes
11 24 (2.34%) Lotus Domino
12 17 (1.66%) Office Communications Server
13 8 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2000
14 7 (0.68%) Tomcat
15 6 (0.58%) SAS
15 6 (0.58%) SharePoint Server
15 6 (0.58%) SharePoint 2013
16 5 (0.49%) WebSphere
16 5 (0.49%) JOnAS
17 4 (0.39%) WorkSite
Applications
1 147 (14.31%) MS Office
2 144 (14.02%) MS Excel
3 15 (1.46%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.78%) MS Project
5 7 (0.68%) Acrobat
5 7 (0.68%) PaintShop Pro
6 2 (0.19%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.19%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 8 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.58%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.097%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.097%) Summit
4 1 (0.097%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 72 (7.01%) Office 365
2 5 (0.49%) SaaS
3 4 (0.39%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.19%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.097%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 192 (18.70%) DNS
2 179 (17.43%) SAN
3 174 (16.94%) Firewall
4 122 (11.88%) DHCP
5 101 (9.83%) TCP/IP
6 86 (8.37%) WAN
7 80 (7.79%) LAN
8 61 (5.94%) Internet
9 60 (5.84%) VPN
10 53 (5.16%) VoIP
11 45 (4.38%) Cisco ASA
12 43 (4.19%) Wireless
13 39 (3.80%) iSCSI
14 37 (3.60%) SMTP
15 35 (3.41%) NAS
16 26 (2.53%) IP Telephony
17 24 (2.34%) LDAP
18 20 (1.95%) VLAN
19 18 (1.75%) Unified Communications
20 17 (1.66%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 168 (16.36%) SQL Server
2 67 (6.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 50 (4.87%) SQL Server 2005
4 10 (0.97%) MySQL
5 9 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (0.39%) Crystal Reports
6 4 (0.39%) Cognos Impromptu
6 4 (0.39%) Data Mining
7 3 (0.29%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (0.19%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.097%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.097%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (0.39%) Subversion
1 4 (0.39%) Git (software)
2 3 (0.29%) SoapUI
2 3 (0.29%) LoadUI
2 3 (0.29%) Visual Studio
2 3 (0.29%) JMeter
3 2 (0.19%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (0.19%) InstallShield
General
1 139 (13.53%) Finance
2 35 (3.41%) Law
3 31 (3.02%) Banking
4 30 (2.92%) Legal
5 18 (1.75%) Telecoms
6 12 (1.17%) Retail
6 12 (1.17%) Back Office
7 11 (1.07%) French Language
8 8 (0.78%) Advertising
9 7 (0.68%) Military
9 7 (0.68%) Financial Institution
10 6 (0.58%) Manufacturing
10 6 (0.58%) Marketing
10 6 (0.58%) Japanese Language
10 6 (0.58%) Spanish Language
11 5 (0.49%) Mandarin Language
11 5 (0.49%) German Language
11 5 (0.49%) Italian Language
11 5 (0.49%) Publishing
12 4 (0.39%) Games
Job Titles
1 164 (15.97%) Support Engineer
2 134 (13.05%) Analyst
3 118 (11.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 104 (10.13%) 3rd Line Support
5 84 (8.18%) 2nd Line Support
6 71 (6.91%) Consultant
7 57 (5.55%) Support Analyst
8 56 (5.45%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 49 (4.77%) Server Engineer
10 43 (4.19%) Administrator
11 41 (3.99%) Messaging Engineer
12 40 (3.89%) Systems Engineer
13 36 (3.51%) Architect
13 36 (3.51%) IT Support
14 35 (3.41%) Desktop Support
15 34 (3.31%) Network Engineer
16 33 (3.21%) Project Manager
17 32 (3.12%) Service Analyst
17 32 (3.12%) Service Desk Analyst
18 31 (3.02%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (0.97%) Web Services
2 9 (0.88%) XMPP
3 7 (0.68%) .NET
4 3 (0.29%) HTML
4 3 (0.29%) SOAP
4 3 (0.29%) XML
4 3 (0.29%) Middleware
4 3 (0.29%) LAMP
5 2 (0.19%) WSH
5 2 (0.19%) Application Packaging
6 1 (0.097%) Software Packaging
6 1 (0.097%) X-Windows
6 1 (0.097%) ODBC
6 1 (0.097%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 218 (21.23%) Blackberry
2 67 (6.52%) Clustering
3 40 (3.89%) iPhone
4 32 (3.12%) Management Information System
5 27 (2.63%) Replication
6 25 (2.43%) iPad
7 23 (2.24%) EqualLogic
8 22 (2.14%) Video Conferencing
9 21 (2.04%) PKI
10 15 (1.46%) Thin Client
10 15 (1.46%) Fat Client
11 13 (1.27%) Computer Science
12 10 (0.97%) Hedge funds
12 10 (0.97%) CESG
13 9 (0.88%) Handset
14 6 (0.58%) NHS
14 6 (0.58%) Cryptography
14 6 (0.58%) IVR
14 6 (0.58%) Enterprise Storage
15 5 (0.49%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 822 (80.04%) Windows
2 565 (55.01%) Windows Server 2008
3 329 (32.04%) Windows Server 2003
4 259 (25.22%) Windows 7
5 176 (17.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 171 (16.65%) Windows XP
7 63 (6.13%) Linux
8 48 (4.67%) Windows 8
9 32 (3.12%) UNIX
10 23 (2.24%) Android
11 21 (2.04%) Mac OS X
12 20 (1.95%) Windows 2000 Server
13 15 (1.46%) Windows Mobile
13 15 (1.46%) Windows 2000
14 11 (1.07%) Windows Vista
14 11 (1.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 10 (0.97%) Apple iOS
16 5 (0.49%) CentOS
17 3 (0.29%) Solaris
17 3 (0.29%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 208 (20.25%) ITIL
2 199 (19.38%) Migration
3 58 (5.65%) Disaster Recovery
4 52 (5.06%) Project Management
5 26 (2.53%) PRINCE2
6 25 (2.43%) Change Management
7 24 (2.34%) Problem Management
8 23 (2.24%) Asset Management
8 23 (2.24%) Data Management
8 23 (2.24%) Service Delivery
9 20 (1.95%) Data Protection
10 19 (1.85%) Information Security
10 19 (1.85%) Change Control
11 18 (1.75%) Service Management
11 18 (1.75%) Capacity Planning
12 17 (1.66%) Mobile Device Management
13 16 (1.56%) Performance Monitoring
13 16 (1.56%) Incident Management
14 15 (1.46%) CRM
15 14 (1.36%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 143 (13.92%) SQL
2 111 (10.81%) PowerShell
3 17 (1.66%) VBScript
4 12 (1.17%) VB
5 11 (1.07%) C
6 7 (0.68%) Perl
7 6 (0.58%) LotusScript
8 4 (0.39%) Python
9 2 (0.19%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.097%) PHP
10 1 (0.097%) C#
Qualifications
1 142 (13.83%) Microsoft Certification
2 103 (10.03%) MCSE
3 94 (9.15%) Security Cleared
4 77 (7.50%) SC Cleared
5 63 (6.13%) MCITP
6 62 (6.04%) Cisco Certification
7 50 (4.87%) CCNA
8 43 (4.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 38 (3.70%) MCSA
10 33 (3.21%) MCP
11 24 (2.34%) Citrix Certification
12 23 (2.24%) CCA
13 21 (2.04%) Degree
14 20 (1.95%) CCNP
15 15 (1.46%) MCTS
15 15 (1.46%) DV Cleared
16 14 (1.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
17 10 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
18 7 (0.68%) A+ Certification
18 7 (0.68%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (3.99%) SLA
2 14 (1.36%) QA
3 3 (0.29%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.19%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.097%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 684 (66.60%) Active Directory
2 243 (23.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 146 (14.22%) Hyper-V
4 122 (11.88%) XenApp
5 105 (10.22%) vSphere
6 54 (5.26%) VMware ESX
7 32 (3.12%) Terminal Services
8 24 (2.34%) VMware ESXi
9 21 (2.04%) Forefront TMG
10 20 (1.95%) XenServer
11 19 (1.85%) XenDesktop
12 17 (1.66%) UAG
13 15 (1.46%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 15 (1.46%) DFS Replication
14 12 (1.17%) Xen
15 10 (0.97%) Microsoft App-V
15 10 (0.97%) NFS
15 10 (0.97%) VMware Server
16 9 (0.88%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 9 (0.88%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 159 (15.48%) SCCM
2 98 (9.54%) SCOM
3 66 (6.43%) Backup Exec
4 33 (3.21%) NetBackup
5 30 (2.92%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 26 (2.53%) McAfee ePO
7 21 (2.04%) Norton AntiVirus
8 20 (1.95%) SCVMM
9 18 (1.75%) WSUS
10 17 (1.66%) ARCserve
11 13 (1.27%) EMC NetWorker
12 10 (0.97%) SCDPM
13 9 (0.88%) SCOrch
13 9 (0.88%) Cisco CUCM
14 8 (0.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 8 (0.78%) MIMEsweeper
15 7 (0.68%) MAILsweeper
15 7 (0.68%) HP Data Protector
15 7 (0.68%) Cacti
15 7 (0.68%) OpenNMS
Vendors
1 549 (53.46%) Microsoft
2 448 (43.62%) VMware
3 265 (25.80%) Citrix
4 256 (24.93%) Cisco
5 165 (16.07%) HP
6 95 (9.25%) Symantec
7 81 (7.89%) NetApp
8 67 (6.52%) Dell
9 52 (5.06%) McAfee
10 43 (4.19%) EMC
11 33 (3.21%) CheckPoint
12 29 (2.82%) Lotus
13 28 (2.73%) Juniper
14 26 (2.53%) Apple
15 23 (2.24%) Oracle
16 21 (2.04%) Avaya
17 20 (1.95%) Sophos
18 19 (1.85%) MobileIron
19 18 (1.75%) Mitel
20 16 (1.56%) SonicWALL
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Bracknell
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Rugby
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