The first table below looks at the demand for Exchange Server 2010 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent 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 17 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 Kent 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server 2010
Rank 32 37 22
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -15
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2010 3 4 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 1.36% 1.17% 5.72%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.57% 7.55% 31.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 11
Average daily rate £394 - £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £389 - £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £399 - £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £285 £275 £288
% change year-on-year
+3.63% -4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £22.50 - £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.75 £23.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-27.95% +32.85%
Application Platforms Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
35 53 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 15.84% 15.50% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 31 38
Average daily rate £400 £295 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.59% -7.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £214 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £498 £374
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 2
Average hourly rate £19.50 £14.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.28% -17.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
Exchange Server 2010
South East

Exchange Server 2010
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Exchange Server 2010 Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Exchange Server 2010
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Exchange Server 2010 Daily Rate Trend in Kent

Exchange Server 2010
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Exchange Server 2010 Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

Exchange Server 2010
Contract Job Locations in Kent

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 Kent region over the 3 months to 17 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
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Vacancies
Dartford - - - -
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Tunbridge Wells - - - -
Exchange Server 2010
South East

Exchange Server 2010
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 7 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (85.71%) Windows
3 4 (57.14%) SLA
3 4 (57.14%) Cisco
3 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
3 4 (57.14%) Wireless
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (42.86%) HP
4 3 (42.86%) SAN
4 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 3 (42.86%) VPN
5 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
5 2 (28.57%) WAN
5 2 (28.57%) LAN
5 2 (28.57%) PBX
5 2 (28.57%) MS Office
5 2 (28.57%) ITIL
5 2 (28.57%) Citrix
5 2 (28.57%) VMware
5 2 (28.57%) VMware ESX
5 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (28.57%) SCCM
5 2 (28.57%) Mitel
5 2 (28.57%) Performance Management
5 2 (28.57%) iSCSI
5 2 (28.57%) NAS
5 2 (28.57%) Windows 7

Exchange Server 2010
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 7 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
4 1 (14.29%) IIS
4 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) Wireless
2 3 (42.86%) VPN
2 3 (42.86%) SAN
3 2 (28.57%) iSCSI
3 2 (28.57%) NAS
3 2 (28.57%) LAN
3 2 (28.57%) PBX
3 2 (28.57%) WAN
4 1 (14.29%) DHCP
4 1 (14.29%) FTP
4 1 (14.29%) VoIP
4 1 (14.29%) DNS
4 1 (14.29%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Service Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Server Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Exchange Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Migration Consultant
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
4 2 (28.57%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Performance Management
1 2 (28.57%) Capacity Planning
1 2 (28.57%) Change Control
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) VMware ESX
2 2 (28.57%) DFS Replication
2 2 (28.57%) vSphere
3 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) SCCM
2 1 (14.29%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) HP
3 2 (28.57%) Citrix
3 2 (28.57%) VMware
3 2 (28.57%) Mitel
4 1 (14.29%) NetApp
4 1 (14.29%) Dell