The table below looks at the statistics 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 2 September 2014 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server 2010
Rank 36 29 31
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +2
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2010 9 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 2.96% 3.44% 1.53%
As % of the Application Platforms category 16.67% 25.00% 12.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 4
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£350 £245 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -21.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £144 £144 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £417 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £288 £313
% change year-on-year
+4.34% -8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £10.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
Exchange Server 2010
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Kent region.

Application Platforms Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
54 40 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 17.76% 13.75% 12.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 21 22
Average daily rate £350 £278 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.12% -2.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £115 £122
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £11.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Exchange Server 2010 across the Kent region over the 3 months to 2 September 2014.

Exchange Server 2010 Daily Rate Histogram 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 2 September 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
Tunbridge Wells -6 3 £350 -
Whitstable - 1 £160 - 1
Dartford - - - -
West Malling - - - -
Exchange Server 2010
South East

Exchange Server 2010
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 11 (100.00%) Windows
1 11 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 11 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (72.73%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (63.64%) Windows 7
3 7 (63.64%) Cisco
4 6 (54.55%) LAN
4 6 (54.55%) Citrix
4 6 (54.55%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (54.55%) vSphere
4 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (54.55%) XenApp
4 6 (54.55%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (54.55%) VMware
5 5 (45.45%) Firewall
5 5 (45.45%) WAN
5 5 (45.45%) MS Office
5 5 (45.45%) MS Excel
6 4 (36.36%) CCNP
6 4 (36.36%) CCNA
6 4 (36.36%) ITIL
6 4 (36.36%) MCSE
6 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (36.36%) CheckPoint
6 4 (36.36%) MPLS
6 4 (36.36%) OSPF
6 4 (36.36%) BGP
6 4 (36.36%) XenDesktop
6 4 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (36.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

Exchange Server 2010
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 11 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (54.55%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (27.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 5 (45.45%) MS Office
1 5 (45.45%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) LAN
2 5 (45.45%) WAN
2 5 (45.45%) Firewall
3 4 (36.36%) MPLS
3 4 (36.36%) OSPF
3 4 (36.36%) BGP
4 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
5 2 (18.18%) Wireless
6 1 (9.09%) DNS
6 1 (9.09%) DHCP
General
1 2 (18.18%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Service Desk Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Help Desk Support
4 2 (18.18%) Help Desk Support Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Support Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Support Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Help Desk Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (9.09%) Desktop Support
5 1 (9.09%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Desktop Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) 1st Line Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Blackberry
1 3 (27.27%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (72.73%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (63.64%) Windows 7
4 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (18.18%) Windows 8
5 2 (18.18%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) ITIL
2 2 (18.18%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (36.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (36.36%) MCSE
2 4 (36.36%) CCNP
2 4 (36.36%) CCNA
2 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (54.55%) XenApp
2 6 (54.55%) vSphere
3 4 (36.36%) XenDesktop
4 3 (27.27%) Terminal Services
5 2 (18.18%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Cisco
2 6 (54.55%) Citrix
2 6 (54.55%) VMware
3 4 (36.36%) CheckPoint
4 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
5 2 (18.18%) CA