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 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 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server 2010
Rank 195 146 190
Rank change year-on-year
-49 +44
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2010 543 623 532
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.04% 1.42% 0.96%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.04% 8.09% 5.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 274 333 258
Average daily rate £300 £296 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £205 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £285 £275 £288
% change year-on-year
+3.63% -4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 70 64
Average hourly rate £18.00 £23.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.40% +23.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.40 £14.45 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.60 £32.50 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £23.00 £18.25
% change year-on-year
-26.08% +26.02%
Application Platforms Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
8985 7697 9111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 17.16% 17.53% 16.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 5536 4430 5046
Average daily rate £375 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 303 395 414
Average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £19.51
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +2.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.09 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -2.56%
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 16 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 16 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 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
London -67 212 £300 -7.69% 94
South East +7 158 £275 -5.17% 44
East of England -32 59 £235 +4.44% 18
South West -7 38 £325 +25.00% 23
North West -21 37 £261 -34.76% 22
East Midlands -24 14 £244 -10.55% 12
Yorkshire -13 13 £238 -13.63% 16
West Midlands -16 12 £450 +114.28% 11
Midlands - - - -
North East - - - - 3
Exchange Server 2010
UK

Exchange Server 2010
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 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 1044 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 835 (79.98%) Windows
3 698 (66.86%) Active Directory
4 577 (55.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 558 (53.45%) Microsoft
6 454 (43.49%) VMware
7 334 (31.99%) Windows Server 2003
8 316 (30.27%) Exchange Server 2003
9 279 (26.72%) Citrix
10 267 (25.57%) Windows 7
11 255 (24.43%) VMware Infrastructure
12 254 (24.33%) Cisco
13 250 (23.95%) Exchange Server 2007
14 220 (21.07%) Blackberry
15 210 (20.11%) Migration
16 203 (19.44%) ITIL
17 197 (18.87%) DNS
18 192 (18.39%) SAN
19 175 (16.76%) Windows Server 2012
20 171 (16.38%) Windows XP
20 171 (16.38%) Firewall
21 167 (16.00%) SQL Server
21 167 (16.00%) SCCM
22 161 (15.42%) HP
23 157 (15.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
24 152 (14.56%) Hyper-V
25 151 (14.46%) MS Office
26 150 (14.37%) SQL
27 148 (14.18%) MS Excel
28 146 (13.98%) Finance

Exchange Server 2010
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 16 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 1044 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 316 (30.27%) Exchange Server 2003
3 250 (23.95%) Exchange Server 2007
4 157 (15.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 145 (13.89%) SharePoint
6 121 (11.59%) Lync
7 112 (10.73%) Exchange Server 2013
8 56 (5.36%) IIS
9 52 (4.98%) SharePoint 2010
10 29 (2.78%) IBM Notes
11 26 (2.49%) Lotus Domino
12 17 (1.63%) Office Communications Server
13 8 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2000
14 7 (0.67%) Tomcat
15 6 (0.57%) SAS
15 6 (0.57%) SharePoint Server
15 6 (0.57%) SharePoint 2013
16 5 (0.48%) WebSphere
16 5 (0.48%) JOnAS
17 4 (0.38%) WorkSite
Applications
1 151 (14.46%) MS Office
2 148 (14.18%) MS Excel
3 15 (1.44%) MS Visio
4 13 (1.25%) MS Project
5 7 (0.67%) Acrobat
5 7 (0.67%) PaintShop Pro
6 3 (0.29%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (0.19%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 8 (0.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.48%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.096%) Summit
5 1 (0.096%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 73 (6.99%) Office 365
2 4 (0.38%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (0.38%) SaaS
3 2 (0.19%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.096%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 197 (18.87%) DNS
2 192 (18.39%) SAN
3 171 (16.38%) Firewall
4 126 (12.07%) DHCP
5 102 (9.77%) TCP/IP
6 92 (8.81%) WAN
7 86 (8.24%) LAN
8 60 (5.75%) Internet
9 58 (5.56%) VPN
10 49 (4.69%) VoIP
11 44 (4.21%) Cisco ASA
12 42 (4.02%) Wireless
13 40 (3.83%) iSCSI
13 40 (3.83%) SMTP
14 34 (3.26%) NAS
15 26 (2.49%) IP Telephony
16 24 (2.30%) LDAP
17 19 (1.82%) VLAN
17 19 (1.82%) Unified Communications
18 17 (1.63%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 167 (16.00%) SQL Server
2 68 (6.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 51 (4.89%) SQL Server 2005
4 10 (0.96%) MySQL
5 8 (0.77%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (0.57%) Data Mining
7 4 (0.38%) Crystal Reports
7 4 (0.38%) Cognos Impromptu
8 3 (0.29%) Oracle Database
8 3 (0.29%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.096%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.096%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.096%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 4 (0.38%) Subversion
1 4 (0.38%) Git (software)
2 3 (0.29%) SoapUI
2 3 (0.29%) LoadUI
2 3 (0.29%) Visual Studio
2 3 (0.29%) InstallShield
2 3 (0.29%) JMeter
3 2 (0.19%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 146 (13.98%) Finance
2 34 (3.26%) Banking
3 32 (3.07%) Law
4 28 (2.68%) Legal
5 17 (1.63%) Telecoms
6 13 (1.25%) Retail
7 12 (1.15%) Back Office
8 11 (1.05%) French Language
9 8 (0.77%) Japanese Language
9 8 (0.77%) Advertising
10 7 (0.67%) Military
10 7 (0.67%) Financial Institution
10 7 (0.67%) Manufacturing
11 6 (0.57%) Publishing
11 6 (0.57%) Spanish Language
11 6 (0.57%) Marketing
12 5 (0.48%) Mandarin Language
12 5 (0.48%) German Language
12 5 (0.48%) Italian Language
13 4 (0.38%) Games
Job Titles
1 166 (15.90%) Support Engineer
2 132 (12.64%) Analyst
3 121 (11.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 104 (9.96%) 3rd Line Support
5 83 (7.95%) 2nd Line Support
6 72 (6.90%) Consultant
7 56 (5.36%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 53 (5.08%) Support Analyst
9 48 (4.60%) Server Engineer
10 45 (4.31%) Administrator
11 41 (3.93%) Systems Engineer
12 39 (3.74%) Architect
12 39 (3.74%) Project Manager
12 39 (3.74%) Messaging Engineer
13 38 (3.64%) IT Support
14 33 (3.16%) Desktop Support
15 32 (3.07%) Service Analyst
15 32 (3.07%) Service Desk Analyst
16 31 (2.97%) Network Engineer
16 31 (2.97%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (1.05%) Web Services
2 9 (0.86%) XMPP
3 7 (0.67%) .NET
4 4 (0.38%) XML
5 3 (0.29%) WSH
5 3 (0.29%) Middleware
5 3 (0.29%) HTML
5 3 (0.29%) SOAP
5 3 (0.29%) Application Packaging
5 3 (0.29%) LAMP
6 1 (0.096%) Software Packaging
6 1 (0.096%) COM
6 1 (0.096%) X-Windows
6 1 (0.096%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 220 (21.07%) Blackberry
2 71 (6.80%) Clustering
3 39 (3.74%) iPhone
4 30 (2.87%) Management Information System
5 27 (2.59%) Replication
6 24 (2.30%) iPad
7 23 (2.20%) Video Conferencing
7 23 (2.20%) PKI
8 22 (2.11%) EqualLogic
9 16 (1.53%) Fat Client
9 16 (1.53%) Thin Client
10 15 (1.44%) Hedge funds
11 14 (1.34%) Computer Science
12 10 (0.96%) CESG
13 9 (0.86%) Handset
14 7 (0.67%) NHS
15 6 (0.57%) Cryptography
15 6 (0.57%) IVR
15 6 (0.57%) Enterprise Storage
16 5 (0.48%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 835 (79.98%) Windows
2 577 (55.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 334 (31.99%) Windows Server 2003
4 267 (25.57%) Windows 7
5 175 (16.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 171 (16.38%) Windows XP
7 64 (6.13%) Linux
8 48 (4.60%) Windows 8
9 32 (3.07%) UNIX
10 23 (2.20%) Android
11 22 (2.11%) Windows 2000 Server
12 21 (2.01%) Mac OS X
13 15 (1.44%) Windows Mobile
13 15 (1.44%) Windows 2000
14 12 (1.15%) Windows Vista
15 11 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 10 (0.96%) Apple iOS
17 5 (0.48%) CentOS
18 4 (0.38%) Solaris
19 3 (0.29%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 210 (20.11%) Migration
2 203 (19.44%) ITIL
3 59 (5.65%) Disaster Recovery
4 57 (5.46%) Project Management
5 28 (2.68%) PRINCE2
6 27 (2.59%) Asset Management
7 26 (2.49%) Change Management
8 25 (2.39%) Problem Management
9 24 (2.30%) Data Management
10 22 (2.11%) Service Delivery
11 20 (1.92%) Data Protection
12 18 (1.72%) Capacity Planning
12 18 (1.72%) Information Security
13 17 (1.63%) Change Control
13 17 (1.63%) Mobile Device Management
14 16 (1.53%) Performance Monitoring
14 16 (1.53%) Business Continuity
14 16 (1.53%) Service Management
14 16 (1.53%) Incident Management
15 15 (1.44%) Budget Control
Programming Languages
1 150 (14.37%) SQL
2 118 (11.30%) PowerShell
3 18 (1.72%) VBScript
4 13 (1.25%) VB
5 10 (0.96%) C
6 7 (0.67%) Perl
7 6 (0.57%) LotusScript
8 4 (0.38%) Python
9 2 (0.19%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.096%) PHP
10 1 (0.096%) C#
Qualifications
1 144 (13.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 105 (10.06%) MCSE
3 97 (9.29%) Security Cleared
4 78 (7.47%) SC Cleared
5 62 (5.94%) Cisco Certification
6 60 (5.75%) MCITP
7 50 (4.79%) CCNA
8 48 (4.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 34 (3.26%) MCSA
10 32 (3.07%) MCP
11 24 (2.30%) Citrix Certification
11 24 (2.30%) Degree
12 22 (2.11%) CCA
13 20 (1.92%) CCNP
14 17 (1.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 15 (1.44%) DV Cleared
16 13 (1.25%) MCTS
17 10 (0.96%) ITIL Certification
18 8 (0.77%) MCSD
19 7 (0.67%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (3.93%) SLA
2 14 (1.34%) QA
3 4 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.29%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.19%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.096%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 698 (66.86%) Active Directory
2 255 (24.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 152 (14.56%) Hyper-V
4 135 (12.93%) XenApp
5 108 (10.34%) vSphere
6 53 (5.08%) VMware ESX
7 32 (3.07%) Terminal Services
8 24 (2.30%) VMware ESXi
9 21 (2.01%) XenDesktop
10 20 (1.92%) XenServer
11 19 (1.82%) Forefront TMG
11 19 (1.82%) UAG
12 17 (1.63%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 15 (1.44%) DFS Replication
14 14 (1.34%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 10 (0.96%) VMware Server
15 10 (0.96%) Microsoft App-V
15 10 (0.96%) NFS
15 10 (0.96%) Xen
16 9 (0.86%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 167 (16.00%) SCCM
2 100 (9.58%) SCOM
3 66 (6.32%) Backup Exec
4 36 (3.45%) NetBackup
5 32 (3.07%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 28 (2.68%) McAfee ePO
7 22 (2.11%) Norton AntiVirus
8 21 (2.01%) WSUS
8 21 (2.01%) SCVMM
9 16 (1.53%) ARCserve
10 15 (1.44%) EMC NetWorker
11 10 (0.96%) SCDPM
11 10 (0.96%) SCOrch
12 9 (0.86%) Cisco CUCM
13 8 (0.77%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 7 (0.67%) MIMEsweeper
14 7 (0.67%) MAILsweeper
14 7 (0.67%) HP Data Protector
14 7 (0.67%) Cacti
14 7 (0.67%) OpenNMS
Vendors
1 558 (53.45%) Microsoft
2 454 (43.49%) VMware
3 279 (26.72%) Citrix
4 254 (24.33%) Cisco
5 161 (15.42%) HP
6 101 (9.67%) Symantec
7 91 (8.72%) NetApp
8 71 (6.80%) Dell
9 55 (5.27%) McAfee
10 46 (4.41%) EMC
11 35 (3.35%) CheckPoint
12 31 (2.97%) Lotus
13 28 (2.68%) Juniper
14 27 (2.59%) Apple
15 22 (2.11%) Avaya
15 22 (2.11%) Oracle
16 20 (1.92%) Sophos
17 19 (1.82%) SolarWinds
18 18 (1.72%) MobileIron
18 18 (1.72%) Mitel
London
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £350 - 450 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Warwickshire
Jumar
Posted: 13 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £14 - £16 per hour
Posted: 16 hours ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Gloucester
Computer Futures
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
IT HR
Rate: £230 - £250 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Roc Search
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £37500 - £40000 per annum + £6,000 car allowance
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Keystream Technology
Rate: From £250 to £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Peterborough
Quantica Technology - London
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £180 to £230 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Northwich, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £12 - £15 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £250 - £290 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Venturi
Rate: £18 - £20 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: Market rate
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Experis Engineering
Rate: £330 - £340 per day
Posted: 5 days ago