The table below looks at the statistics 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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server 2010
Rank 234 182 174
Rank change year-on-year
-52 -8
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2010 425 509 474
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.92% 1.14% 1.15%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.11% 6.50% 6.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 239 299 206
Average daily rate
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£305 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £173 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
- -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 48 80
Average hourly rate £18.70 £19.40 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.60% +9.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £11.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.60 £28.25 £27.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £20.25 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-13.58% +12.50%
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 England region.

Application Platforms Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
8318 7835 7612
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.01% 17.61% 18.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 5301 4759 4369
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 283 320 414
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.70 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.95% +1.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.32 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £36.07 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.50 £18.59
% change year-on-year
-2.70% -0.48%

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 26 January 2015.

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 26 January 2015.

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 26 January 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
London -21 185 £345 +15.00% 98
South East -32 119 £300 -7.69% 55
East of England -15 32 £275 -4.34% 22
North West -10 20 £313 +38.88% 14
South West -31 18 £425 +6.25% 29
West Midlands +6 15 £325 -13.33% 12
Yorkshire -17 14 £190 -20.83% 20
East Midlands +10 13 £300 -7.69% 6
North East -15 5 - -
Exchange Server 2010
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Exchange Server 2010
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 1009 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 790 (78.30%) Windows
3 695 (68.88%) Active Directory
4 528 (52.33%) Microsoft
5 497 (49.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 434 (43.01%) VMware
7 345 (34.19%) Windows Server 2003
8 295 (29.24%) Exchange Server 2007
9 291 (28.84%) Windows Server 2012
10 248 (24.58%) Exchange Server 2003
11 245 (24.28%) Citrix
12 227 (22.50%) VMware Infrastructure
13 220 (21.80%) Exchange Server 2013
13 220 (21.80%) Windows 7
14 195 (19.33%) Lync
15 193 (19.13%) ITIL
16 191 (18.93%) Migration
17 190 (18.83%) DNS
18 176 (17.44%) SAN
19 174 (17.24%) Microsoft Certification
20 172 (17.05%) Cisco
21 166 (16.45%) MS Excel
22 161 (15.96%) HP
23 157 (15.56%) Windows XP
24 149 (14.77%) Firewall
24 149 (14.77%) Blackberry
25 147 (14.57%) MS Office
26 145 (14.37%) DHCP
27 139 (13.78%) PowerShell
28 137 (13.58%) SharePoint

Exchange Server 2010
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 1009 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 295 (29.24%) Exchange Server 2007
3 248 (24.58%) Exchange Server 2003
4 220 (21.80%) Exchange Server 2013
5 195 (19.33%) Lync
6 137 (13.58%) SharePoint
7 119 (11.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 58 (5.75%) IIS
9 44 (4.36%) Office Communications Server
10 27 (2.68%) SharePoint 2013
11 18 (1.78%) SharePoint 2010
12 17 (1.68%) IBM Notes
13 9 (0.89%) Live Communications Server
14 8 (0.79%) Apache
15 7 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2000
16 6 (0.59%) Lotus Domino
17 5 (0.50%) Tomcat
17 5 (0.50%) Exchange Server 5.5
18 4 (0.40%) WebSphere
18 4 (0.40%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 166 (16.45%) MS Excel
2 147 (14.57%) MS Office
3 16 (1.59%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.69%) PaintShop Pro
5 6 (0.59%) MS Project
6 3 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.099%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 11 (1.09%) assyst
2 3 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.099%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.099%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.099%) Misys Midas
3 1 (0.099%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.099%) ReMetrica
Cloud Services
1 131 (12.98%) Office 365
2 26 (2.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (1.09%) IaaS
3 11 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (0.40%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.40%) SaaS
4 4 (0.40%) PaaS
5 2 (0.20%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 190 (18.83%) DNS
2 176 (17.44%) SAN
3 149 (14.77%) Firewall
4 145 (14.37%) DHCP
5 81 (8.03%) VPN
6 78 (7.73%) LAN
7 71 (7.04%) WAN
8 67 (6.64%) TCP/IP
9 66 (6.54%) VLAN
10 52 (5.15%) VoIP
11 37 (3.67%) NAS
12 29 (2.87%) Unified Communications
12 29 (2.87%) Wireless
13 25 (2.48%) Fibre Channel
13 25 (2.48%) NetScaler
14 23 (2.28%) Internet
15 20 (1.98%) MPLS
15 20 (1.98%) iSCSI
16 18 (1.78%) PBX
16 18 (1.78%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 126 (12.49%) SQL Server
2 56 (5.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (1.98%) SQL Server 2012
3 20 (1.98%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (0.69%) SQL Server 2000
5 5 (0.50%) MySQL
6 4 (0.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (0.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (0.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (0.30%) Amazon RDS
7 3 (0.30%) SQL Server 7
7 3 (0.30%) EDMS
8 1 (0.099%) DB2
8 1 (0.099%) Ingres
8 1 (0.099%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.099%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.099%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.099%) IDMS
8 1 (0.099%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 3 (0.30%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (0.20%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.20%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.099%) Eclipse
General
1 120 (11.89%) Finance
2 38 (3.77%) Banking
3 27 (2.68%) Telecoms
4 26 (2.58%) Legal
5 20 (1.98%) Law
6 15 (1.49%) Advertising
7 14 (1.39%) Retail
8 11 (1.09%) Marketing
8 11 (1.09%) Financial Institution
9 7 (0.69%) Publishing
9 7 (0.69%) Military
10 6 (0.59%) Investment Banking
11 5 (0.50%) Manufacturing
12 4 (0.40%) Back Office
12 4 (0.40%) Local Government
13 2 (0.20%) Front Office
14 1 (0.099%) Games
14 1 (0.099%) French Language
Job Titles
1 152 (15.06%) Support Engineer
2 147 (14.57%) Analyst
3 131 (12.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 98 (9.71%) 3rd Line Support
5 88 (8.72%) Consultant
6 79 (7.83%) 2nd Line Support
7 64 (6.34%) Systems Engineer
8 60 (5.95%) Desktop Support
9 56 (5.55%) Support Analyst
10 48 (4.76%) Exchange Engineer
11 46 (4.56%) Administrator
12 44 (4.36%) Infrastructure Analyst
13 42 (4.16%) Desktop Engineer
13 42 (4.16%) Server Engineer
14 41 (4.06%) IT Support
15 38 (3.77%) Architect
16 36 (3.57%) Messaging Engineer
16 36 (3.57%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
16 36 (3.57%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
17 32 (3.17%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (1.39%) .NET
2 11 (1.09%) Application Packaging
3 8 (0.79%) Middleware
3 8 (0.79%) HTML
4 6 (0.59%) ASP.NET
4 6 (0.59%) .NET Framework
5 5 (0.50%) Web Services
6 4 (0.40%) LAMP
6 4 (0.40%) JSP
7 3 (0.30%) X-Windows
8 2 (0.20%) Ajax
8 2 (0.20%) Software Packaging
8 2 (0.20%) WCF
8 2 (0.20%) CSS
8 2 (0.20%) ADO.NET
8 2 (0.20%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (0.20%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 1 (0.099%) COM
9 1 (0.099%) WSH
9 1 (0.099%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 149 (14.77%) Blackberry
2 78 (7.73%) Clustering
3 42 (4.16%) Replication
4 36 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
5 22 (2.18%) Video Conferencing
6 21 (2.08%) Management Information System
7 16 (1.59%) iPad
8 15 (1.49%) iPhone
9 12 (1.19%) Enterprise Storage
10 11 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
10 11 (1.09%) PKI
11 10 (0.99%) Computer Science
11 10 (0.99%) Fat Client
11 10 (0.99%) Thin Client
12 9 (0.89%) NHS
13 7 (0.69%) CESG
13 7 (0.69%) CMDB
13 7 (0.69%) Mobile Computing
14 4 (0.40%) Client/Server
15 3 (0.30%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 790 (78.30%) Windows
2 497 (49.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 345 (34.19%) Windows Server 2003
4 291 (28.84%) Windows Server 2012
5 220 (21.80%) Windows 7
6 157 (15.56%) Windows XP
7 64 (6.34%) Windows 8
8 55 (5.45%) Linux
9 25 (2.48%) UNIX
10 19 (1.88%) Android
10 19 (1.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 13 (1.29%) Mac OS X
12 11 (1.09%) Windows Vista
13 10 (0.99%) Windows 2000 Server
14 8 (0.79%) Windows 2000
15 6 (0.59%) VMS
16 5 (0.50%) AIX
16 5 (0.50%) Ubuntu
16 5 (0.50%) CentOS
17 4 (0.40%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 193 (19.13%) ITIL
2 191 (18.93%) Migration
3 59 (5.85%) Change Management
4 43 (4.26%) Incident Management
5 41 (4.06%) Disaster Recovery
6 34 (3.37%) Project Management
7 31 (3.07%) Service Management
7 31 (3.07%) Service Delivery
8 27 (2.68%) Configuration Management
9 21 (2.08%) Mentoring
10 20 (1.98%) Business Continuity
11 19 (1.88%) Asset Management
11 19 (1.88%) Capacity Planning
12 18 (1.78%) Kalman Filter
13 16 (1.59%) High Availability
14 15 (1.49%) PRINCE2
15 14 (1.39%) Data Protection
15 14 (1.39%) Change Control
15 14 (1.39%) Root Cause Analysis
16 13 (1.29%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 139 (13.78%) PowerShell
2 131 (12.98%) SQL
3 23 (2.28%) VBScript
4 14 (1.39%) VB
5 9 (0.89%) C
6 8 (0.79%) Shell Script
7 6 (0.59%) JavaScript
7 6 (0.59%) Perl
7 6 (0.59%) VB.NET
8 5 (0.50%) C#
9 3 (0.30%) VBA
10 2 (0.20%) Python
10 2 (0.20%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.099%) VB6
11 1 (0.099%) Java
11 1 (0.099%) PHP
Qualifications
1 174 (17.24%) Microsoft Certification
2 131 (12.98%) Security Cleared
3 120 (11.89%) MCSE
4 99 (9.81%) SC Cleared
5 57 (5.65%) MCITP
6 39 (3.87%) Cisco Certification
7 36 (3.57%) CCNA
7 36 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 30 (2.97%) Degree
9 28 (2.78%) DV Cleared
10 27 (2.68%) MCP
11 26 (2.58%) MCTS
12 24 (2.38%) Citrix Certification
13 23 (2.28%) CCA
14 18 (1.78%) MCSA
15 15 (1.49%) CCEA
16 11 (1.09%) ITIL Certification
17 10 (0.99%) CCNP
17 10 (0.99%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
18 7 (0.69%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (4.86%) SLA
2 4 (0.40%) QA
3 2 (0.20%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.099%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.099%) P3O
4 1 (0.099%) COBIT
System Software
1 695 (68.88%) Active Directory
2 227 (22.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 129 (12.78%) Hyper-V
4 105 (10.41%) XenApp
5 92 (9.12%) vSphere
6 55 (5.45%) VMware ESX
7 38 (3.77%) XenDesktop
8 31 (3.07%) Terminal Services
9 28 (2.78%) XenServer
10 20 (1.98%) DFS Replication
11 19 (1.88%) VMware ESXi
12 18 (1.78%) Microsoft App-V
13 17 (1.68%) UAG
14 15 (1.49%) NFS
15 13 (1.29%) VMware Server
16 12 (1.19%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 12 (1.19%) Forefront TMG
16 12 (1.19%) Xen
17 11 (1.09%) ISA Server
18 9 (0.89%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 114 (11.30%) SCCM
2 61 (6.05%) Backup Exec
3 51 (5.05%) SCOM
4 34 (3.37%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 31 (3.07%) Norton AntiVirus
6 23 (2.28%) NetBackup
7 20 (1.98%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 17 (1.68%) MIMEsweeper
9 16 (1.59%) WSUS
10 11 (1.09%) MAILsweeper
10 11 (1.09%) SCDPM
11 10 (0.99%) SCVMM
12 9 (0.89%) McAfee ePO
12 9 (0.89%) Nagios
13 8 (0.79%) HP SIM
14 7 (0.69%) HP Data Protector
15 6 (0.59%) MOM
15 6 (0.59%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
16 4 (0.40%) Tivoli
16 4 (0.40%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 528 (52.33%) Microsoft
2 434 (43.01%) VMware
3 245 (24.28%) Citrix
4 172 (17.05%) Cisco
5 161 (15.96%) HP
6 107 (10.60%) Symantec
7 79 (7.83%) NetApp
8 59 (5.85%) EMC
9 49 (4.86%) Dell
10 45 (4.46%) McAfee
11 33 (3.27%) Sophos
11 33 (3.27%) SolarWinds
12 28 (2.78%) Veeam
13 24 (2.38%) AppSense
14 23 (2.28%) Avaya
15 22 (2.18%) IBM
16 21 (2.08%) Juniper
17 20 (1.98%) Lotus
17 20 (1.98%) Red Hat
17 20 (1.98%) Mitel
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