The table below looks at the statistics for Exchange Server 2010 skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West 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 21 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server 2010
Rank 111 100 88
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -12
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2010 29 26 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.90% 0.91% 1.60%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.52% 5.05% 8.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 13 22
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£288 £225 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.77% -30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £150 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £304 £462
UK excluding London average daily rate £284 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
-15.92% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 9
Average hourly rate £15.00 £21.75 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.03% +1.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £14.00 £15.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.10 £28.45 £25.07
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -
Exchange Server 2010
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Application Platforms Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
525 515 616
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 16.34% 18.05% 19.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 288 228 336
Average daily rate £340 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 60 44
Average hourly rate £16.84 £18.03 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.60% -2.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £12.10 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.75 £36.81 £32.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -7.89%

Exchange Server 2010
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Exchange Server 2010 Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Exchange Server 2010
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Exchange Server 2010 Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Exchange Server 2010
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Exchange Server 2010 across the North West region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

Exchange Server 2010 Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Exchange Server 2010
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Exchange Server 2010 Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Exchange Server 2010
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Exchange Server 2010 across the North West region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

Exchange Server 2010 Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

Exchange Server 2010
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 21 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
Lancashire -3 13 £300 +7.14% 3
Manchester -6 10 £255 -7.27% 13
Cheshire +2 5 £300 +33.33% 5
Cumbria - 1 - - 2
Merseyside - - - - 1
Exchange Server 2010
England

Exchange Server 2010
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 67 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 62 (92.54%) Windows
3 52 (77.61%) Active Directory
4 45 (67.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 40 (59.70%) Windows Server 2003
6 37 (55.22%) VMware
6 37 (55.22%) Exchange Server 2003
7 35 (52.24%) Microsoft
8 30 (44.78%) Citrix
9 27 (40.30%) Windows Server 2012
10 24 (35.82%) SharePoint
11 21 (31.34%) Exchange Server 2007
12 19 (28.36%) DNS
12 19 (28.36%) DHCP
13 18 (26.87%) SQL Server
13 18 (26.87%) XenApp
14 16 (23.88%) SQL
14 16 (23.88%) Windows XP
15 15 (22.39%) HP
15 15 (22.39%) XenServer
16 13 (19.40%) IIS
16 13 (19.40%) ITIL
17 12 (17.91%) Microsoft Certification
18 11 (16.42%) Windows 7
18 11 (16.42%) Lync
19 10 (14.93%) VMware Infrastructure
19 10 (14.93%) SAN
20 9 (13.43%) MS Excel
20 9 (13.43%) Cyber-Ark
21 8 (11.94%) HP Data Protector

Exchange Server 2010
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 67 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 37 (55.22%) Exchange Server 2003
3 24 (35.82%) SharePoint
4 21 (31.34%) Exchange Server 2007
5 13 (19.40%) IIS
6 11 (16.42%) Lync
7 5 (7.46%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (1.49%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (1.49%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (1.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 9 (13.43%) MS Excel
2 6 (8.96%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.49%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (28.36%) DNS
1 19 (28.36%) DHCP
2 10 (14.93%) SAN
3 7 (10.45%) Firewall
4 6 (8.96%) SMS
5 3 (4.48%) VoIP
5 3 (4.48%) WAN
5 3 (4.48%) TCP/IP
5 3 (4.48%) VPN
5 3 (4.48%) LAN
6 2 (2.99%) Wireless
6 2 (2.99%) VLAN
7 1 (1.49%) Network Security
7 1 (1.49%) OpenLDAP
7 1 (1.49%) NetScaler
7 1 (1.49%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (1.49%) ADSL
7 1 (1.49%) Broadband
7 1 (1.49%) Intranet
7 1 (1.49%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (26.87%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.96%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database
General
1 5 (7.46%) Finance
1 5 (7.46%) Banking
2 1 (1.49%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 11 (16.42%) 3rd Line Support
2 7 (10.45%) 2nd Line Support
3 6 (8.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (8.96%) Support Engineer
3 6 (8.96%) Analyst
4 5 (7.46%) Consultant
4 5 (7.46%) Technical Consultant
4 5 (7.46%) Team Leader
5 4 (5.97%) Support Analyst
5 4 (5.97%) Systems Support
5 4 (5.97%) Infrastructure Team Leader
5 4 (5.97%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 4 (5.97%) VMware Engineer
6 3 (4.48%) Messaging Engineer
6 3 (4.48%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (4.48%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (4.48%) Tester
6 3 (4.48%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 3 (4.48%) Administrator
6 3 (4.48%) Windows Technical Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.96%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.99%) Blackberry
2 2 (2.99%) iPhone
3 1 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.49%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.49%) EPoS
3 1 (1.49%) Replication
3 1 (1.49%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 62 (92.54%) Windows
2 45 (67.16%) Windows Server 2008
3 40 (59.70%) Windows Server 2003
4 27 (40.30%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (23.88%) Windows XP
6 11 (16.42%) Windows 7
7 5 (7.46%) UNIX
8 4 (5.97%) Linux
8 4 (5.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.49%) Android
9 1 (1.49%) Solaris
9 1 (1.49%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (19.40%) ITIL
2 6 (8.96%) Project Management
3 5 (7.46%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (7.46%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (5.97%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (4.48%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (2.99%) Load Balancing
6 2 (2.99%) Risk Management
6 2 (2.99%) Migration
7 1 (1.49%) Business Continuity
7 1 (1.49%) Information Security
7 1 (1.49%) Service Management
7 1 (1.49%) CRM
7 1 (1.49%) Release Management
7 1 (1.49%) Information Assurance
7 1 (1.49%) Performance Improvement
7 1 (1.49%) Infrastructure Management
7 1 (1.49%) Mentoring
7 1 (1.49%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 16 (23.88%) SQL
2 6 (8.96%) C
3 4 (5.97%) Shell Script
4 3 (4.48%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.49%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (17.91%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (10.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 5 (7.46%) MCSE
3 5 (7.46%) Security Cleared
4 4 (5.97%) MCITP
4 4 (5.97%) SC Cleared
5 3 (4.48%) MCP
5 3 (4.48%) MCSA
6 2 (2.99%) MCTS
7 1 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.49%) CCNA
7 1 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.48%) SLA
System Software
1 52 (77.61%) Active Directory
2 18 (26.87%) XenApp
3 15 (22.39%) XenServer
4 10 (14.93%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (10.45%) XenDesktop
6 6 (8.96%) VMware ESX
6 6 (8.96%) Microsoft App-V
6 6 (8.96%) Hyper-V
7 4 (5.97%) ISA Server
8 3 (4.48%) Brightmail
Systems Management
1 8 (11.94%) HP Data Protector
2 4 (5.97%) Backup Exec
3 3 (4.48%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 2 (2.99%) SCCM
4 2 (2.99%) SCOM
5 1 (1.49%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (1.49%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.49%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.49%) SCSM
5 1 (1.49%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 37 (55.22%) VMware
2 35 (52.24%) Microsoft
3 30 (44.78%) Citrix
4 15 (22.39%) HP
5 9 (13.43%) Cyber-Ark
6 6 (8.96%) Symantec
6 6 (8.96%) AppSense
7 5 (7.46%) EMC
8 4 (5.97%) Red Hat
9 3 (4.48%) NetApp
9 3 (4.48%) IronPort
10 2 (2.99%) Juniper
10 2 (2.99%) Apple
10 2 (2.99%) CheckPoint
10 2 (2.99%) Cisco
10 2 (2.99%) 3PAR
10 2 (2.99%) F5
10 2 (2.99%) MobileIron
10 2 (2.99%) Meru Networks
11 1 (1.49%) Remedy
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