The first table below looks at the demand for Exchange Server 2010 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire 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 11 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 Lancashire 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server 2010
Rank 41 30 43
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +13
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2010 12 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.54% 1.98% 1.12%
As % of the Application Platforms category 22.22% 13.51% 4.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 4
Average daily rate
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£265 £288 £228
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.82% +26.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £250 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £386 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £300 £298
% change year-on-year
-4.16% +0.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £32.47 £22.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.31% -25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -11.11%
Application Platforms Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
54 37 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 11.42% 14.68% 23.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 17 56
Average daily rate £270 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.92% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £413 £521
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 2
Average hourly rate £32.47 £22.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.31% -25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-17.50% -
Exchange Server 2010
North West

Exchange Server 2010
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

Exchange Server 2010 Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Exchange Server 2010
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Exchange Server 2010 Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

Exchange Server 2010
Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Exchange Server 2010 across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014.

Exchange Server 2010 Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

Exchange Server 2010
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Exchange Server 2010 Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

Exchange Server 2010
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

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 Lancashire region over the 3 months to 11 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
Preston - 1 - -
Blackburn - - - -
Exchange Server 2010
North West

Exchange Server 2010
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 25 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 24 (96.00%) Windows
3 19 (76.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (60.00%) VMware
5 14 (56.00%) Microsoft
6 13 (52.00%) Active Directory
6 13 (52.00%) Citrix
7 12 (48.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (40.00%) Symantec
8 10 (40.00%) DHCP
8 10 (40.00%) DNS
8 10 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2003
8 10 (40.00%) IronPort
8 10 (40.00%) Security Cleared
8 10 (40.00%) PowerShell
9 9 (36.00%) XenApp
9 9 (36.00%) XenServer
9 9 (36.00%) Lync
9 9 (36.00%) F5
9 9 (36.00%) HP
10 8 (32.00%) Blackberry
10 8 (32.00%) Release Management
10 8 (32.00%) SC Cleared
11 7 (28.00%) ITIL
12 6 (24.00%) Microsoft App-V
13 5 (20.00%) AppSense
13 5 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
13 5 (20.00%) Windows XP
13 5 (20.00%) SMS
13 5 (20.00%) XenDesktop

Exchange Server 2010
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 25 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 10 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 9 (36.00%) Lync
4 5 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (16.00%) SharePoint
5 4 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (4.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (40.00%) DHCP
1 10 (40.00%) DNS
2 5 (20.00%) SMS
3 2 (8.00%) VoIP
3 2 (8.00%) SAN
4 1 (4.00%) Firewall
4 1 (4.00%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (4.00%) OpenLDAP
4 1 (4.00%) WAN
4 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.00%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) MySQL
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Operations Engineer
2 4 (16.00%) Support Engineer
2 4 (16.00%) Messaging Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (8.00%) Senior Support Analyst
3 2 (8.00%) Tester
3 2 (8.00%) Analyst
3 2 (8.00%) Support Analyst
3 2 (8.00%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Technical Support Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Technical Support
4 1 (4.00%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Head of IT
4 1 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (4.00%) Implementation Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Messaging Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (32.00%) Blackberry
2 2 (8.00%) Wiki
3 1 (4.00%) Social Media
3 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 24 (96.00%) Windows
2 19 (76.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (48.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (20.00%) Windows XP
5 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (12.00%) Windows 7
7 2 (8.00%) Windows 8
8 1 (4.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) Release Management
2 7 (28.00%) ITIL
3 2 (8.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (8.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (4.00%) Information Security
4 1 (4.00%) CRM
4 1 (4.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (40.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (16.00%) SQL
3 3 (12.00%) C
4 1 (4.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (32.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) MCSE
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 13 (52.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (36.00%) XenApp
2 9 (36.00%) XenServer
3 6 (24.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 5 (20.00%) XenDesktop
5 3 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (12.00%) ISA Server
5 3 (12.00%) Brightmail
6 2 (8.00%) vSphere
7 1 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (4.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) HP Data Protector
1 3 (12.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 2 (8.00%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (4.00%) HP SIM
3 1 (4.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (4.00%) NetBackup
3 1 (4.00%) Backup Exec
3 1 (4.00%) SCCM
3 1 (4.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 15 (60.00%) VMware
2 14 (56.00%) Microsoft
3 13 (52.00%) Citrix
4 10 (40.00%) Symantec
4 10 (40.00%) IronPort
5 9 (36.00%) F5
5 9 (36.00%) HP
6 5 (20.00%) AppSense
7 2 (8.00%) Open Text
7 2 (8.00%) 3PAR
7 2 (8.00%) Siebel
7 2 (8.00%) Informatica
7 2 (8.00%) NetApp
8 1 (4.00%) Remedy
8 1 (4.00%) Cisco
8 1 (4.00%) IBM
8 1 (4.00%) MobileIron
8 1 (4.00%) ScanSafe
8 1 (4.00%) Infor
8 1 (4.00%) SolarWinds