The table below looks at the statistics for Exchange Server 2010 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester 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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server 2010
Rank 70 71 64
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -7
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2010 18 12 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.23% 0.95% 0.85%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.04% 6.00% 4.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 5
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£215 £330 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.84% +37.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £285 £260 £295
% change year-on-year
+9.61% -11.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 2
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £20.99
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -14.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £18.00 £22.85
% change year-on-year
+12.13% -21.20%
Exchange Server 2010
North West

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

Application Platforms Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
224 200 197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 15.36% 15.76% 20.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 103 89
Average daily rate £375 £330 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £263 £161
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 22
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.95 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £37.49 £35.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+20.58% -10.52%

Exchange Server 2010
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Exchange Server 2010 Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Exchange Server 2010
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Exchange Server 2010 Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Exchange Server 2010
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Exchange Server 2010 Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Exchange Server 2010
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

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 Manchester region over the 3 months to 29 May 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
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Daily Rate
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Average Daily Rate
% Change
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Exchange Server 2010
North West

Exchange Server 2010
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 32 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 28 (87.50%) Windows
3 23 (71.88%) Active Directory
4 17 (53.13%) Microsoft
5 16 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (46.88%) Citrix
7 14 (43.75%) VMware
8 11 (34.38%) SCCM
9 10 (31.25%) Hyper-V
9 10 (31.25%) XenApp
9 10 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2013
10 7 (21.88%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (21.88%) MS Office
10 7 (21.88%) ITIL
11 5 (15.63%) SQL
11 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (15.63%) Firewall
11 5 (15.63%) AirWatch
11 5 (15.63%) Windows 7
12 4 (12.50%) XenDesktop
12 4 (12.50%) Veeam
12 4 (12.50%) Finance
12 4 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
12 4 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
12 4 (12.50%) SLA
12 4 (12.50%) Cisco
13 3 (9.38%) NetApp
13 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
13 3 (9.38%) Dell

Exchange Server 2010
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 32 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 10 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (6.25%) Lync
4 2 (6.25%) SharePoint
5 1 (3.13%) TPMS
Applications
1 7 (21.88%) MS Office
2 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Office 365
2 1 (3.13%) Symantec.cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.63%) Firewall
2 3 (9.38%) LAN
3 2 (6.25%) Unified Communications
3 2 (6.25%) SAN
3 2 (6.25%) VoIP
3 2 (6.25%) WAN
3 2 (6.25%) ISDN
3 2 (6.25%) VPN
4 1 (3.13%) BGP
4 1 (3.13%) MPLS
4 1 (3.13%) DNS
4 1 (3.13%) ADSL
4 1 (3.13%) DHCP
4 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.13%) iSCSI
4 1 (3.13%) VLAN
4 1 (3.13%) VPLS
4 1 (3.13%) OpenScape
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (37.50%) 3rd Line Support
2 8 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 7 (21.88%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (6.25%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Support Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Technical Support
7 1 (3.13%) Desktop Support
7 1 (3.13%) Consultant
7 1 (3.13%) Migration Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Help Desk Support
7 1 (3.13%) IT Support Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Server Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Senior Systems Administrator
7 1 (3.13%) Desktop Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.25%) iPad
2 2 (6.25%) iPhone
2 2 (6.25%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 28 (87.50%) Windows
2 16 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (21.88%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (15.63%) Windows 7
6 2 (6.25%) Linux
7 1 (3.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.88%) ITIL
2 2 (6.25%) Mobile Device Management
2 2 (6.25%) Service Management
3 1 (3.13%) Project Management
3 1 (3.13%) Business Continuity
3 1 (3.13%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (3.13%) Asset Management
3 1 (3.13%) Software Testing
3 1 (3.13%) Information Assurance
3 1 (3.13%) Security Testing
3 1 (3.13%) Change Management
3 1 (3.13%) Incident Management
3 1 (3.13%) Project Planning
3 1 (3.13%) Problem Management
3 1 (3.13%) Migration
3 1 (3.13%) Open Source
3 1 (3.13%) Software Deployment
3 1 (3.13%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (3.13%) Software Asset Management
3 1 (3.13%) Security Hardening
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.63%) SQL
2 1 (3.13%) VB
2 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (6.25%) MCITP
2 2 (6.25%) MCP
2 2 (6.25%) MCSA
2 2 (6.25%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (3.13%) CCEA
3 1 (3.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (3.13%) CCA
3 1 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.13%) MCSE
3 1 (3.13%) Degree
3 1 (3.13%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (71.88%) Active Directory
2 10 (31.25%) Hyper-V
2 10 (31.25%) XenApp
3 4 (12.50%) XenDesktop
3 4 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (6.25%) XenServer
5 1 (3.13%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (3.13%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (3.13%) Xen
5 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (34.38%) SCCM
2 5 (15.63%) AirWatch
3 2 (6.25%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (3.13%) Backup Exec
4 1 (3.13%) WSUS
4 1 (3.13%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 17 (53.13%) Microsoft
2 15 (46.88%) Citrix
3 14 (43.75%) VMware
4 4 (12.50%) Veeam
4 4 (12.50%) Cisco
5 3 (9.38%) NetApp
5 3 (9.38%) Dell
6 2 (6.25%) IronPort
6 2 (6.25%) Sophos
7 1 (3.13%) Symantec
7 1 (3.13%) Siemens
7 1 (3.13%) CheckPoint
7 1 (3.13%) HP
7 1 (3.13%) Avaya
7 1 (3.13%) Juniper
7 1 (3.13%) Brocade
7 1 (3.13%) MobileIron
7 1 (3.13%) AVG