The table below looks at the statistics for Exchange Server 2010 skills in IT contracts advertised for the London 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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server 2010
Rank 186 169 194
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +25
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2010 271 326 263
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.12% 1.29% 1.03%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.98% 7.11% 5.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 207 169
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£345 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.22% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £306 £320
% change year-on-year
-2.04% -4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 21 21
Average hourly rate £19.75 £22.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.22% +22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.45 £16.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £151.50 £137.50 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.65 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.94% -1.75%
Exchange Server 2010
England

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

Application Platforms Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
4529 4588 4644
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 18.69% 18.19% 18.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 3090 3067 3005
Average daily rate £400 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £345 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.34% +2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 103 162
Average hourly rate £18.92 £21.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.89% +12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £48.00 £41.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

Exchange Server 2010
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Exchange Server 2010 Jobs Demand Trend in London

Exchange Server 2010
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Exchange Server 2010 Daily Rate Trend in London

Exchange Server 2010
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Exchange Server 2010 across the London region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

Exchange Server 2010 Daily Rate Histogram in London

Exchange Server 2010
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Exchange Server 2010 Hourly Rate Trend in London

Exchange Server 2010
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Exchange Server 2010 across the London region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

Exchange Server 2010 Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Exchange Server 2010
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 1 October 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
City of London -7 57 £363 +4.69% 29
Chessington -1 4 - - 1
Kingston Upon Thames -3 1 £275 -29.03% 1
Croydon -9 1 £175 -40.17% 2
Bromley - 1 - -
Sidcup - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Harrow - - - - 1
Barking - - - -
Beckenham - - - -
Docklands, London - - - - 1
Westminster - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Exchange Server 2010
England

Exchange Server 2010
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

1 501 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 413 (82.44%) Windows
3 378 (75.45%) Active Directory
4 292 (58.28%) Microsoft
5 249 (49.70%) Windows Server 2008
6 234 (46.71%) VMware
7 173 (34.53%) Exchange Server 2007
8 153 (30.54%) Citrix
9 148 (29.54%) DNS
10 146 (29.14%) Windows Server 2003
11 139 (27.74%) VMware Infrastructure
12 134 (26.75%) Windows 7
13 129 (25.75%) Cisco
14 124 (24.75%) Exchange Server 2003
15 121 (24.15%) DHCP
16 115 (22.95%) ITIL
17 113 (22.55%) HP
17 113 (22.55%) SAN
18 110 (21.96%) Blackberry
19 105 (20.96%) Microsoft Certification
19 105 (20.96%) Windows Server 2012
20 100 (19.96%) MS Office
21 97 (19.36%) Finance
22 90 (17.96%) MS Excel
23 89 (17.76%) Windows XP
24 84 (16.77%) Firewall
25 80 (15.97%) Exchange Server 2013
26 78 (15.57%) SQL Server
27 76 (15.17%) Lync
28 74 (14.77%) Migration

Exchange Server 2010
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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
1 501 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 173 (34.53%) Exchange Server 2007
3 124 (24.75%) Exchange Server 2003
4 80 (15.97%) Exchange Server 2013
5 76 (15.17%) Lync
6 73 (14.57%) SharePoint
7 70 (13.97%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 33 (6.59%) Office Communications Server
9 28 (5.59%) SharePoint 2010
10 24 (4.79%) IIS
11 7 (1.40%) IBM Notes
12 5 (1.00%) Tomcat
12 5 (1.00%) SharePoint 2013
13 4 (0.80%) WebSphere
14 3 (0.60%) SharePoint Server
15 2 (0.40%) Lotus Domino
15 2 (0.40%) Apache
16 1 (0.20%) Exchange Server 5.5
16 1 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 100 (19.96%) MS Office
2 90 (17.96%) MS Excel
3 8 (1.60%) MS Visio
4 7 (1.40%) MS Project
5 3 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (1.00%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (0.80%) Misys Midas
3 2 (0.40%) ReMetrica
4 1 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 53 (10.58%) Office 365
2 7 (1.40%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.60%) SaaS
5 1 (0.20%) IaaS
5 1 (0.20%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 148 (29.54%) DNS
2 121 (24.15%) DHCP
3 113 (22.55%) SAN
4 84 (16.77%) Firewall
5 63 (12.57%) TCP/IP
6 57 (11.38%) WAN
7 53 (10.58%) LAN
8 50 (9.98%) VPN
9 37 (7.39%) VoIP
10 33 (6.59%) Wireless
11 23 (4.59%) VLAN
11 23 (4.59%) Cisco ASA
12 22 (4.39%) Fibre Channel
13 19 (3.79%) NAS
14 17 (3.39%) Unified Communications
15 16 (3.19%) iSCSI
16 12 (2.40%) LDAP
17 11 (2.20%) WLAN
18 10 (2.00%) IP Telephony
18 10 (2.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (15.57%) SQL Server
2 31 (6.19%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (3.39%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (1.00%) SQL Server 2000
4 5 (1.00%) MySQL
4 5 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (0.60%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (0.40%) Data Mining
6 2 (0.40%) Cognos Impromptu
Development Applications
1 6 (1.20%) Git (software)
2 5 (1.00%) Subversion
3 3 (0.60%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (0.40%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.40%) Visual Studio
General
1 97 (19.36%) Finance
2 43 (8.58%) Banking
3 23 (4.59%) Legal
4 22 (4.39%) Advertising
5 21 (4.19%) Marketing
5 21 (4.19%) Law
6 18 (3.59%) Retail
7 14 (2.79%) Mandarin Language
7 14 (2.79%) French Language
7 14 (2.79%) Spanish Language
8 12 (2.40%) Investment Banking
8 12 (2.40%) Telecoms
9 8 (1.60%) Games
10 5 (1.00%) Publishing
11 4 (0.80%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.80%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.60%) Front Office
12 3 (0.60%) Back Office
12 3 (0.60%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 114 (22.75%) Analyst
2 55 (10.98%) 3rd Line Support
3 51 (10.18%) Support Engineer
4 49 (9.78%) Support Analyst
5 44 (8.78%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 38 (7.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 37 (7.39%) Systems Engineer
8 29 (5.79%) 2nd Line Support
8 29 (5.79%) Administrator
9 27 (5.39%) Architect
10 26 (5.19%) Server Engineer
10 26 (5.19%) Messaging Engineer
11 25 (4.99%) Consultant
11 25 (4.99%) Systems Administrator
12 23 (4.59%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 23 (4.59%) Desktop Support
13 22 (4.39%) Technical Support
14 16 (3.19%) Desktop Analyst
14 16 (3.19%) Service Analyst
14 16 (3.19%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (1.60%) Middleware
2 4 (0.80%) .NET
3 3 (0.60%) LAMP
3 3 (0.60%) Web Services
4 2 (0.40%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (0.40%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 2 (0.40%) .NET Framework
4 2 (0.40%) WCF
4 2 (0.40%) Ajax
4 2 (0.40%) ADO.NET
4 2 (0.40%) ASP.NET
4 2 (0.40%) CSS
4 2 (0.40%) HTML
5 1 (0.20%) X-Windows
5 1 (0.20%) COM
5 1 (0.20%) MSMQ
5 1 (0.20%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 110 (21.96%) Blackberry
2 46 (9.18%) Clustering
3 36 (7.19%) Replication
4 30 (5.99%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (2.99%) Management Information System
6 11 (2.20%) Thin Client
6 11 (2.20%) Fat Client
6 11 (2.20%) Enterprise Storage
7 9 (1.80%) Video Conferencing
7 9 (1.80%) iPhone
8 8 (1.60%) iPad
8 8 (1.60%) Online Games
8 8 (1.60%) CESG
9 6 (1.20%) Client/Server
10 5 (1.00%) EqualLogic
11 4 (0.80%) PKI
11 4 (0.80%) CMDB
11 4 (0.80%) NHS
12 3 (0.60%) CESG CLAS
12 3 (0.60%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 413 (82.44%) Windows
2 249 (49.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 146 (29.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 134 (26.75%) Windows 7
5 105 (20.96%) Windows Server 2012
6 89 (17.76%) Windows XP
7 39 (7.78%) Windows 8
8 32 (6.39%) Linux
9 21 (4.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 13 (2.59%) Android
11 11 (2.20%) Mac OS X
12 6 (1.20%) CentOS
13 5 (1.00%) Windows Vista
13 5 (1.00%) Windows 2000 Server
14 4 (0.80%) Mac OS
15 3 (0.60%) Windows Mobile
16 2 (0.40%) Ubuntu
16 2 (0.40%) AIX
17 1 (0.20%) SUSE
17 1 (0.20%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (22.95%) ITIL
2 74 (14.77%) Migration
3 23 (4.59%) Change Management
4 22 (4.39%) Asset Management
5 21 (4.19%) Capacity Planning
6 20 (3.99%) Disaster Recovery
7 19 (3.79%) Project Management
8 17 (3.39%) Service Delivery
9 16 (3.19%) Service Management
9 16 (3.19%) PRINCE2
10 14 (2.79%) Incident Management
10 14 (2.79%) Data Protection
11 12 (2.40%) Configuration Management
12 10 (2.00%) Network Design
12 10 (2.00%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (2.00%) BCP
13 9 (1.80%) Kalman Filter
13 9 (1.80%) Workflow
13 9 (1.80%) Root Cause Analysis
14 8 (1.60%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 64 (12.77%) SQL
2 61 (12.18%) PowerShell
3 12 (2.40%) Perl
4 11 (2.20%) VBScript
5 9 (1.80%) Shell Script
6 8 (1.60%) Python
7 7 (1.40%) VB
8 5 (1.00%) C
9 3 (0.60%) VBA
10 2 (0.40%) JavaScript
10 2 (0.40%) C#
10 2 (0.40%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.20%) Java
11 1 (0.20%) PHP
Qualifications
1 105 (20.96%) Microsoft Certification
2 71 (14.17%) MCSE
3 39 (7.78%) MCITP
4 29 (5.79%) Cisco Certification
4 29 (5.79%) Degree
5 24 (4.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 23 (4.59%) CCNA
7 17 (3.39%) Security Cleared
8 16 (3.19%) MCP
9 12 (2.40%) CCA
9 12 (2.40%) Citrix Certification
10 11 (2.20%) MCTS
10 11 (2.20%) SC Cleared
11 10 (2.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 9 (1.80%) ITIL Certification
12 9 (1.80%) MCSA
13 8 (1.60%) CCNP
14 5 (1.00%) RHCE
14 5 (1.00%) RHCT
15 4 (0.80%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (5.79%) SLA
2 1 (0.20%) QA
2 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.20%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 378 (75.45%) Active Directory
2 139 (27.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 66 (13.17%) XenApp
4 60 (11.98%) Hyper-V
5 43 (8.58%) vSphere
6 40 (7.98%) VMware ESX
7 15 (2.99%) NFS
8 14 (2.79%) VMware ESXi
9 11 (2.20%) Xen
9 11 (2.20%) XenServer
9 11 (2.20%) XenDesktop
10 9 (1.80%) Terminal Services
10 9 (1.80%) VMware Server
10 9 (1.80%) DFS Replication
11 6 (1.20%) Forefront TMG
12 5 (1.00%) ISA Server
12 5 (1.00%) UAG
13 3 (0.60%) Microsoft App-V
13 3 (0.60%) Terminal Server
13 3 (0.60%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 54 (10.78%) SCCM
2 52 (10.38%) Backup Exec
3 31 (6.19%) SCOM
4 19 (3.79%) Norton AntiVirus
4 19 (3.79%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 18 (3.59%) MIMEsweeper
6 15 (2.99%) Nagios
7 14 (2.79%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 12 (2.40%) MAILsweeper
9 10 (2.00%) SCVMM
10 9 (1.80%) SCDPM
11 8 (1.60%) SCOrch
12 7 (1.40%) HP SIM
13 6 (1.20%) Red Hat Spacewalk
13 6 (1.20%) Cobbler
13 6 (1.20%) Puppet
13 6 (1.20%) Opsview
14 5 (1.00%) MOM
15 4 (0.80%) FortiGate
15 4 (0.80%) DameWare
Vendors
1 292 (58.28%) Microsoft
2 234 (46.71%) VMware
3 153 (30.54%) Citrix
4 129 (25.75%) Cisco
5 113 (22.55%) HP
6 60 (11.98%) Symantec
7 47 (9.38%) NetApp
8 45 (8.98%) SolarWinds
9 42 (8.38%) Dell
10 30 (5.99%) EMC
11 23 (4.59%) Sophos
12 18 (3.59%) Veeam
13 16 (3.19%) McAfee
14 13 (2.59%) Juniper
14 13 (2.59%) CheckPoint
15 12 (2.40%) Red Hat
15 12 (2.40%) Apple
15 12 (2.40%) Websense
16 11 (2.20%) Kaspersky
17 10 (2.00%) Mitel
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Rate: competitive
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
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Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Ashdown IT
Rate: £25 - £28.50 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
London
Ashdown IT
Rate: £32 - £35 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Ashdown IT
Rate: £10 - £13 per hour + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Premier Group Recruitment
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
West London
H&R Talent
Rate: From £150 to £250 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + 6 month term
Posted: 2 days ago
Chessington, Surrey
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 2 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive Day Rate
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Rate: £350 - £380 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £250 - £255 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Enfield
Computer Futures
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £625 - 650 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
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Rate: £400.00 - £550.00 per day
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