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 5 March 2015 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server 2010
Rank 232 217 163
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -54
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2010 163 190 241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.78% 0.88% 1.23%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.16% 4.87% 6.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 103 140
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£375 £300 £316
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -5.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £148 £188 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £490 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £308 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 21 21
Average hourly rate £19.50 £18.70 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.27% -8.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.75 £31.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.25 £15.75 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -19.23%
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
3914 3903 3666
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 18.68% 18.09% 18.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 2682 2622 2393
Average daily rate £425 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 84 115
Average hourly rate £20.45 £22.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.06% +15.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -3.64%

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 5 March 2015.

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 5 March 2015.

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 5 March 2015. 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 +14 55 £420 +52.72% 19
Croydon -7 1 £120 -
Bromley - 1 - -
Uxbridge - 1 £275 -
Wembley - - - -
Worcester Park - - - -
Coulsdon - - - -
Barking - - - -
Enfield - - - -
Feltham - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 1
Rainham - - - -
Sidcup - - - - 1
Teddington - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
Southwark - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Finchley - - - -
Chiswick - - - - 1
Mayfair - - - -
Exchange Server 2010
England

Exchange Server 2010
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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.

1 423 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 318 (75.18%) Active Directory
3 316 (74.70%) Windows
4 226 (53.43%) VMware
5 220 (52.01%) Windows Server 2008
6 217 (51.30%) Microsoft
7 141 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
8 139 (32.86%) VMware Infrastructure
9 130 (30.73%) Windows Server 2012
10 123 (29.08%) Citrix
11 120 (28.37%) Exchange Server 2013
12 118 (27.90%) Windows Server 2003
13 107 (25.30%) DNS
14 101 (23.88%) Migration
15 95 (22.46%) Cisco
16 91 (21.51%) Windows 7
16 91 (21.51%) Lync
17 89 (21.04%) SAN
18 88 (20.80%) Firewall
19 85 (20.09%) Office 365
20 83 (19.62%) Exchange Server 2003
21 82 (19.39%) Microsoft Certification
21 82 (19.39%) ITIL
22 79 (18.68%) HP
23 78 (18.44%) DHCP
24 74 (17.49%) Hyper-V
25 73 (17.26%) Finance
26 67 (15.84%) Windows XP
26 67 (15.84%) MS Excel
26 67 (15.84%) Blackberry

Exchange Server 2010
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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
1 423 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 141 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 120 (28.37%) Exchange Server 2013
4 91 (21.51%) Lync
5 83 (19.62%) Exchange Server 2003
6 57 (13.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 45 (10.64%) SharePoint
8 38 (8.98%) IIS
9 23 (5.44%) Office Communications Server
10 8 (1.89%) SharePoint 2010
11 5 (1.18%) Apache
11 5 (1.18%) SharePoint 2013
12 4 (0.95%) IBM Notes
13 2 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2000
13 2 (0.47%) WorkSite
13 2 (0.47%) Tomcat
13 2 (0.47%) Lotus Domino
14 1 (0.24%) Live Communications Server
14 1 (0.24%) WebSphere
Applications
1 67 (15.84%) MS Excel
2 58 (13.71%) MS Office
3 5 (1.18%) MS Visio
3 5 (1.18%) MS Project
4 1 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.24%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.24%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.24%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 85 (20.09%) Office 365
2 19 (4.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.42%) IaaS
4 4 (0.95%) PaaS
5 3 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.71%) SaaS
6 2 (0.47%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (0.24%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 107 (25.30%) DNS
2 89 (21.04%) SAN
3 88 (20.80%) Firewall
4 78 (18.44%) DHCP
5 65 (15.37%) VPN
6 50 (11.82%) VLAN
7 42 (9.93%) LAN
8 35 (8.27%) WAN
9 34 (8.04%) TCP/IP
10 25 (5.91%) NAS
11 23 (5.44%) NetScaler
12 21 (4.96%) VoIP
13 18 (4.26%) LDAP
14 14 (3.31%) iSCSI
14 14 (3.31%) Internet
15 13 (3.07%) Fibre Channel
16 12 (2.84%) Cisco ASA
17 11 (2.60%) MPLS
17 11 (2.60%) Wireless
17 11 (2.60%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (15.13%) SQL Server
2 30 (7.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (2.60%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (1.42%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.47%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (0.71%) AdminStudio
2 2 (0.47%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 73 (17.26%) Finance
2 28 (6.62%) Banking
3 20 (4.73%) Law
3 20 (4.73%) Legal
4 13 (3.07%) Advertising
5 11 (2.60%) Telecoms
5 11 (2.60%) Marketing
6 10 (2.36%) Retail
6 10 (2.36%) Financial Institution
7 7 (1.65%) Publishing
8 4 (0.95%) Back Office
9 3 (0.71%) Electronics
10 2 (0.47%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.47%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.24%) Games
11 1 (0.24%) Front Office
11 1 (0.24%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 79 (18.68%) Analyst
2 60 (14.18%) Support Engineer
3 51 (12.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 40 (9.46%) 3rd Line Support
5 31 (7.33%) 2nd Line Support
6 29 (6.86%) Support Analyst
7 28 (6.62%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 27 (6.38%) Consultant
9 24 (5.67%) IT Support
10 23 (5.44%) Administrator
10 23 (5.44%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 22 (5.20%) Wintel Engineer
12 21 (4.96%) Systems Engineer
12 21 (4.96%) Architect
13 20 (4.73%) Desktop Support
14 17 (4.02%) Desktop Engineer
15 15 (3.55%) Service Analyst
15 15 (3.55%) Service Desk Analyst
15 15 (3.55%) Server Engineer
15 15 (3.55%) Messaging Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (1.65%) Application Packaging
2 5 (1.18%) .NET
3 3 (0.71%) Middleware
3 3 (0.71%) ASP.NET
3 3 (0.71%) JSP
3 3 (0.71%) HTML
4 2 (0.47%) .NET Framework
4 2 (0.47%) Software Packaging
4 2 (0.47%) LAMP
4 2 (0.47%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 67 (15.84%) Blackberry
2 34 (8.04%) Clustering
2 34 (8.04%) Replication
3 25 (5.91%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (3.78%) Management Information System
5 13 (3.07%) Enterprise Storage
6 9 (2.13%) NHS
7 8 (1.89%) Video Conferencing
7 8 (1.89%) iPhone
8 7 (1.65%) Thin Client
8 7 (1.65%) CESG
8 7 (1.65%) Fat Client
9 6 (1.42%) Computer Science
10 4 (0.95%) Mobile Computing
10 4 (0.95%) Hedge funds
10 4 (0.95%) iPad
10 4 (0.95%) PKI
11 3 (0.71%) CESG CLAS
11 3 (0.71%) User Experience
12 2 (0.47%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 316 (74.70%) Windows
2 220 (52.01%) Windows Server 2008
3 130 (30.73%) Windows Server 2012
4 118 (27.90%) Windows Server 2003
5 91 (21.51%) Windows 7
6 67 (15.84%) Windows XP
7 32 (7.57%) Windows 8
8 18 (4.26%) Linux
9 14 (3.31%) Mac OS X
10 13 (3.07%) Android
11 8 (1.89%) Windows Vista
11 8 (1.89%) UNIX
12 7 (1.65%) Apple iOS
13 3 (0.71%) Solaris
13 3 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (0.71%) Windows Mobile
14 2 (0.47%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.24%) Windows 2000
15 1 (0.24%) Windows 2000 Server
15 1 (0.24%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (23.88%) Migration
2 82 (19.39%) ITIL
3 31 (7.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 29 (6.86%) Change Management
5 17 (4.02%) Asset Management
6 15 (3.55%) Service Delivery
7 12 (2.84%) Incident Management
7 12 (2.84%) Kalman Filter
7 12 (2.84%) Configuration Management
8 11 (2.60%) Business Continuity
8 11 (2.60%) Mentoring
9 10 (2.36%) Project Management
10 9 (2.13%) Information Security
10 9 (2.13%) Network Design
11 8 (1.89%) Change Control
11 8 (1.89%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (1.89%) PRINCE2
12 7 (1.65%) Release Management
12 7 (1.65%) Capacity Planning
12 7 (1.65%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 65 (15.37%) PowerShell
2 47 (11.11%) SQL
3 17 (4.02%) VBScript
4 7 (1.65%) Shell Script
5 3 (0.71%) JavaScript
6 2 (0.47%) Perl
6 2 (0.47%) VB
6 2 (0.47%) C
7 1 (0.24%) Python
7 1 (0.24%) VBA
7 1 (0.24%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 82 (19.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 61 (14.42%) MCSE
3 29 (6.86%) Cisco Certification
4 26 (6.15%) CCNA
5 22 (5.20%) MCITP
6 16 (3.78%) Security Cleared
7 15 (3.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 15 (3.55%) MCTS
7 15 (3.55%) Degree
8 14 (3.31%) MCP
9 11 (2.60%) CCA
9 11 (2.60%) Citrix Certification
9 11 (2.60%) SC Cleared
10 10 (2.36%) MCSA
11 9 (2.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 8 (1.89%) CCEA
13 7 (1.65%) CCNP
14 5 (1.18%) VCP4
14 5 (1.18%) VCP5
15 4 (0.95%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (5.67%) SLA
2 3 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.24%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.24%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.24%) COBIT
System Software
1 318 (75.18%) Active Directory
2 139 (32.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 74 (17.49%) Hyper-V
4 62 (14.66%) vSphere
5 55 (13.00%) XenApp
6 28 (6.62%) VMware ESX
7 12 (2.84%) NFS
8 11 (2.60%) XenDesktop
9 10 (2.36%) VMware Server
10 9 (2.13%) Microsoft App-V
10 9 (2.13%) DFS Replication
11 8 (1.89%) XenServer
12 7 (1.65%) Xen
12 7 (1.65%) UAG
13 6 (1.42%) VMware ESXi
13 6 (1.42%) Forefront TMG
13 6 (1.42%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 6 (1.42%) VMware Workstation
14 5 (1.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 4 (0.95%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 47 (11.11%) SCCM
2 26 (6.15%) Backup Exec
3 24 (5.67%) SCOM
4 18 (4.26%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 17 (4.02%) Norton AntiVirus
6 13 (3.07%) MIMEsweeper
7 9 (2.13%) SCDPM
8 8 (1.89%) SCVMM
8 8 (1.89%) MAILsweeper
9 7 (1.65%) HP SIM
10 6 (1.42%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 6 (1.42%) WSUS
11 3 (0.71%) NetBackup
11 3 (0.71%) HP Data Protector
12 2 (0.47%) ARCserve
12 2 (0.47%) MOM
12 2 (0.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 1 (0.24%) Tivoli
13 1 (0.24%) Nagios
13 1 (0.24%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 226 (53.43%) VMware
2 217 (51.30%) Microsoft
3 123 (29.08%) Citrix
4 95 (22.46%) Cisco
5 79 (18.68%) HP
6 56 (13.24%) NetApp
7 51 (12.06%) Symantec
8 39 (9.22%) EMC
9 26 (6.15%) Dell
10 20 (4.73%) Veeam
11 18 (4.26%) AppSense
11 18 (4.26%) McAfee
12 15 (3.55%) Sophos
13 14 (3.31%) SolarWinds
14 10 (2.36%) Mitel
14 10 (2.36%) Clearswift
15 9 (2.13%) Altiris
15 9 (2.13%) MobileIron
16 8 (1.89%) 3PAR
16 8 (1.89%) Kaspersky
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