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 July 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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server 2010
Rank 186 167 175
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +8
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2010 535 609 618
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.08% 1.31% 1.17%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.06% 7.59% 6.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 278 365 357
Average daily rate
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£313 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £159 £200 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £440 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 63 74
Average hourly rate £17.42 £22.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.84% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.52 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £30.60 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -11.11%
Application Platforms Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
8823 8019 9091
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 17.87% 17.26% 17.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 5325 4645 5279
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £223 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 367 414 426
Average hourly rate £18.00 £22.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +7.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £40.20 £39.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-15.38% -2.50%
Exchange Server 2010
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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 July 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 July 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 July 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
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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 -16 227 £325 -7.14% 74
South East -6 122 £325 -4.41% 33
East of England -7 67 £225 +0.55% 15
North West -18 37 £270 +7.56% 17
South West -21 35 £320 +3.22% 25
East Midlands -7 18 £450 +71.42% 10
Yorkshire -10 17 £300 +33.33% 10
West Midlands -29 8 £320 +6.66% 8
North East - - - -
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Exchange Server 2010
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 1053 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 892 (84.71%) Windows
3 711 (67.52%) Active Directory
4 612 (58.12%) Windows Server 2008
5 571 (54.23%) Microsoft
6 458 (43.49%) VMware
7 342 (32.48%) Windows Server 2003
8 311 (29.53%) Exchange Server 2003
9 304 (28.87%) Citrix
10 290 (27.54%) Exchange Server 2007
11 261 (24.79%) Windows 7
12 253 (24.03%) Windows Server 2012
13 243 (23.08%) Cisco
14 240 (22.79%) ITIL
15 223 (21.18%) DNS
16 216 (20.51%) VMware Infrastructure
17 198 (18.80%) Blackberry
18 191 (18.14%) Windows XP
19 186 (17.66%) Microsoft Certification
20 178 (16.90%) SQL Server
21 176 (16.71%) HP
22 172 (16.33%) Firewall
23 170 (16.14%) Migration
23 170 (16.14%) SAN
23 170 (16.14%) DHCP
24 166 (15.76%) Exchange Server 2013
25 154 (14.62%) SCCM
26 152 (14.43%) MS Excel
27 149 (14.15%) MS Office
28 147 (13.96%) XenApp

Exchange Server 2010
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 1053 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 311 (29.53%) Exchange Server 2003
3 290 (27.54%) Exchange Server 2007
4 166 (15.76%) Exchange Server 2013
5 144 (13.68%) SharePoint
6 128 (12.16%) Lync
7 126 (11.97%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 58 (5.51%) IIS
9 51 (4.84%) SharePoint 2010
10 19 (1.80%) SharePoint 2013
11 18 (1.71%) Office Communications Server
12 17 (1.61%) IBM Notes
13 14 (1.33%) Lotus Domino
14 9 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2000
15 6 (0.57%) SAS
15 6 (0.57%) SharePoint Server
16 5 (0.47%) WebSphere
16 5 (0.47%) JOnAS
16 5 (0.47%) Tomcat
17 4 (0.38%) GroupWise
Applications
1 152 (14.43%) MS Excel
2 149 (14.15%) MS Office
3 7 (0.66%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.28%) MS Project
6 2 (0.19%) PaintShop Pro
6 2 (0.19%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.095%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (1.23%) assyst
2 7 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.57%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.28%) Misys Midas
6 1 (0.095%) ReMetrica
Cloud Services
1 74 (7.03%) Office 365
2 13 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (1.04%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (1.04%) IaaS
4 5 (0.47%) SaaS
5 1 (0.095%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 223 (21.18%) DNS
2 172 (16.33%) Firewall
3 170 (16.14%) SAN
3 170 (16.14%) DHCP
4 117 (11.11%) TCP/IP
5 105 (9.97%) WAN
6 97 (9.21%) LAN
7 65 (6.17%) VPN
7 65 (6.17%) Wireless
8 61 (5.79%) VoIP
9 53 (5.03%) Internet
10 40 (3.80%) Cisco ASA
11 30 (2.85%) NAS
11 30 (2.85%) VLAN
12 28 (2.66%) iSCSI
13 26 (2.47%) IP Telephony
14 25 (2.37%) SMTP
15 20 (1.90%) MPLS
16 15 (1.42%) Wi-Fi
17 13 (1.23%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 178 (16.90%) SQL Server
2 71 (6.74%) SQL Server 2008
3 44 (4.18%) SQL Server 2005
4 12 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
5 10 (0.95%) Amazon RDS
6 9 (0.85%) Crystal Reports
6 9 (0.85%) SQL Server 2000
7 8 (0.76%) MySQL
7 8 (0.76%) Cognos Impromptu
8 6 (0.57%) Oracle Database
9 4 (0.38%) EDMS
10 2 (0.19%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.19%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.095%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.095%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.095%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.095%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.095%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (0.57%) Git (software)
2 5 (0.47%) Subversion
3 2 (0.19%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.095%) LoadUI
4 1 (0.095%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.095%) InstallShield
4 1 (0.095%) JMeter
General
1 124 (11.78%) Finance
2 35 (3.32%) Banking
3 30 (2.85%) Law
4 25 (2.37%) Legal
5 23 (2.18%) Telecoms
6 20 (1.90%) Advertising
7 18 (1.71%) Marketing
8 17 (1.61%) Spanish Language
8 17 (1.61%) Mandarin Language
8 17 (1.61%) French Language
9 13 (1.23%) Publishing
9 13 (1.23%) Retail
10 11 (1.04%) Manufacturing
11 10 (0.95%) Military
12 8 (0.76%) Games
13 7 (0.66%) Investment Banking
14 6 (0.57%) Back Office
15 4 (0.38%) Financial Institution
15 4 (0.38%) Front Office
16 2 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 169 (16.05%) Analyst
2 144 (13.68%) Support Engineer
3 127 (12.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 116 (11.02%) 3rd Line Support
5 87 (8.26%) 2nd Line Support
6 86 (8.17%) Support Analyst
7 83 (7.88%) Consultant
8 65 (6.17%) Administrator
9 62 (5.89%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 53 (5.03%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 49 (4.65%) Messaging Engineer
12 48 (4.56%) Systems Administrator
13 47 (4.46%) Server Engineer
14 45 (4.27%) Systems Engineer
15 41 (3.89%) Technical Support
16 32 (3.04%) Architect
16 32 (3.04%) 1st Line Support
17 30 (2.85%) Service Analyst
17 30 (2.85%) Desktop Support
17 30 (2.85%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (0.28%) .NET
1 3 (0.28%) Middleware
2 2 (0.19%) X-Windows
2 2 (0.19%) ASP.NET
2 2 (0.19%) Web Services
2 2 (0.19%) LAMP
2 2 (0.19%) Application Packaging
3 1 (0.095%) Software Packaging
3 1 (0.095%) XML
3 1 (0.095%) ODBC
3 1 (0.095%) COM
3 1 (0.095%) SOAP
3 1 (0.095%) HTML
3 1 (0.095%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 198 (18.80%) Blackberry
2 52 (4.94%) Clustering
3 35 (3.32%) Replication
4 30 (2.85%) iPhone
5 28 (2.66%) Management Information System
6 23 (2.18%) PKI
7 21 (1.99%) Fat Client
7 21 (1.99%) Thin Client
8 18 (1.71%) iPad
9 16 (1.52%) Video Conferencing
10 14 (1.33%) EqualLogic
11 11 (1.04%) Enterprise Storage
11 11 (1.04%) CESG
12 8 (0.76%) Online Games
13 6 (0.57%) NHS
13 6 (0.57%) Client/Server
13 6 (0.57%) Cryptography
14 5 (0.47%) Computer Science
15 3 (0.28%) Mobile Computing
15 3 (0.28%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 892 (84.71%) Windows
2 612 (58.12%) Windows Server 2008
3 342 (32.48%) Windows Server 2003
4 261 (24.79%) Windows 7
5 253 (24.03%) Windows Server 2012
6 191 (18.14%) Windows XP
7 66 (6.27%) Windows 8
8 65 (6.17%) Linux
9 33 (3.13%) UNIX
10 32 (3.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 28 (2.66%) Android
12 17 (1.61%) Windows 2000 Server
13 14 (1.33%) Windows Vista
14 13 (1.23%) Windows Mobile
15 12 (1.14%) Windows 2000
16 8 (0.76%) Mac OS X
17 6 (0.57%) CentOS
18 5 (0.47%) Apple iOS
19 3 (0.28%) Mac OS
20 2 (0.19%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 240 (22.79%) ITIL
2 170 (16.14%) Migration
3 52 (4.94%) Disaster Recovery
4 33 (3.13%) Project Management
5 32 (3.04%) Service Management
6 31 (2.94%) Capacity Planning
7 30 (2.85%) Problem Management
8 29 (2.75%) Service Delivery
9 27 (2.56%) PRINCE2
10 24 (2.28%) Change Management
10 24 (2.28%) Asset Management
11 23 (2.18%) Change Control
11 23 (2.18%) Root Cause Analysis
12 21 (1.99%) Data Protection
13 20 (1.90%) Configuration Management
14 15 (1.42%) Incident Management
15 14 (1.33%) ITSM
16 13 (1.23%) Business Continuity
16 13 (1.23%) Information Security
16 13 (1.23%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 124 (11.78%) SQL
2 97 (9.21%) PowerShell
3 19 (1.80%) VBScript
4 14 (1.33%) C
5 11 (1.04%) VB
6 9 (0.85%) Perl
6 9 (0.85%) Shell Script
7 6 (0.57%) Python
8 3 (0.28%) VBA
8 3 (0.28%) Java
8 3 (0.28%) C#
9 2 (0.19%) VB.NET
9 2 (0.19%) ABAP
9 2 (0.19%) R
10 1 (0.095%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 186 (17.66%) Microsoft Certification
2 140 (13.30%) MCSE
3 99 (9.40%) Security Cleared
4 69 (6.55%) MCITP
5 68 (6.46%) SC Cleared
6 67 (6.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 58 (5.51%) Cisco Certification
8 47 (4.46%) MCP
9 45 (4.27%) CCNA
10 39 (3.70%) MCSA
11 35 (3.32%) Degree
12 25 (2.37%) Citrix Certification
12 25 (2.37%) CCNP
13 24 (2.28%) CCA
14 21 (1.99%) DV Cleared
15 16 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
16 12 (1.14%) MCTS
16 12 (1.14%) VCP5
17 9 (0.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
18 4 (0.38%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (4.37%) SLA
2 8 (0.76%) QA
3 2 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.19%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 711 (67.52%) Active Directory
2 216 (20.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 147 (13.96%) XenApp
4 140 (13.30%) Hyper-V
5 92 (8.74%) vSphere
6 66 (6.27%) VMware ESX
7 36 (3.42%) XenDesktop
8 24 (2.28%) UAG
9 23 (2.18%) XenServer
9 23 (2.18%) Terminal Services
10 22 (2.09%) VMware ESXi
11 21 (1.99%) DFS Replication
12 13 (1.23%) Xen
12 13 (1.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 13 (1.23%) ISA Server
13 12 (1.14%) Microsoft App-V
13 12 (1.14%) VMware Server
14 11 (1.04%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 10 (0.95%) Forefront TMG
16 6 (0.57%) NFS
Systems Management
1 154 (14.62%) SCCM
2 85 (8.07%) Backup Exec
3 67 (6.36%) SCOM
4 30 (2.85%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 25 (2.37%) NetBackup
6 20 (1.90%) ARCserve
7 19 (1.80%) McAfee ePO
8 16 (1.52%) Norton AntiVirus
9 13 (1.23%) SCDPM
9 13 (1.23%) SCVMM
10 11 (1.04%) WSUS
10 11 (1.04%) MIMEsweeper
11 10 (0.95%) HP SIM
12 9 (0.85%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 8 (0.76%) MOM
13 8 (0.76%) HP Data Protector
13 8 (0.76%) SCSM
14 6 (0.57%) Nagios
14 6 (0.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 6 (0.57%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 571 (54.23%) Microsoft
2 458 (43.49%) VMware
3 304 (28.87%) Citrix
4 243 (23.08%) Cisco
5 176 (16.71%) HP
6 103 (9.78%) Symantec
7 69 (6.55%) NetApp
8 57 (5.41%) Dell
9 48 (4.56%) EMC
10 37 (3.51%) Juniper
10 37 (3.51%) McAfee
10 37 (3.51%) SolarWinds
11 28 (2.66%) Apple
12 27 (2.56%) Oracle
13 24 (2.28%) Red Hat
14 22 (2.09%) CheckPoint
14 22 (2.09%) IronPort
14 22 (2.09%) F5
15 21 (1.99%) Sophos
16 19 (1.80%) Intel
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Market Rate
Posted: 2 hours ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £351 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Devon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £100 to £220 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
X4 Group
Rate: £180 - 200 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £200 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Intapeople
Rate: £180 to £200 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
PNG Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £15 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Roc Search
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £150 to £220 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Next Ventures Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Telford
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £230 - £280 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Keystream Resources Limited
Rate: From £250 to £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £250.00 - £297 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
H&R Talent
Rate: From £7 to £9 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £550.00 per day
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Brighton
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Rate: £275 - £375 per day
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Dorset
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