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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Exchange Server 2010
Rank 130 123 110
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -13
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2010 22 19 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.58% 0.59% 0.69%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.54% 3.46% 4.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 10 9
Average daily rate £290 £288 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.86% +27.77%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 5
Average hourly rate £11.00 £25.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.28% +47.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.14 £16.00 £17.23
% change year-on-year
+0.87% -7.11%
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 North West region.

Application Platforms Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
621 549 424
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 16.33% 16.97% 15.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 368 293 208
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 25 32
Average hourly rate £25.00 £20.25 £25.04
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.45% -19.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £11.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £38.75 £36.07
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

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 9 February 2016.

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
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 9 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +10 10 £276 -
Manchester -21 6 £250 -4.76% 2
Cheshire -6 4 £425 +30.76% 2
Cumbria - 1 £500 -
Exchange Server 2010
England

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

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 50 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 40 (80.00%) Windows
3 37 (74.00%) Active Directory
4 28 (56.00%) VMware
5 24 (48.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 22 (44.00%) ITIL
7 21 (42.00%) Skype for Business
7 21 (42.00%) Exchange Server 2013
8 20 (40.00%) Windows Server
8 20 (40.00%) DNS
8 20 (40.00%) Microsoft
9 19 (38.00%) Citrix
10 17 (34.00%) DHCP
10 17 (34.00%) Windows Server 2012
11 16 (32.00%) VMware Infrastructure
12 15 (30.00%) XenApp
12 15 (30.00%) XenDesktop
13 13 (26.00%) XenServer
13 13 (26.00%) Cisco
13 13 (26.00%) Windows Server 2003
14 11 (22.00%) MS Office
14 11 (22.00%) PowerShell
15 10 (20.00%) Office 365
15 10 (20.00%) SQL
15 10 (20.00%) HP
15 10 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
16 9 (18.00%) AppSense
16 9 (18.00%) Exchange Server 2007
16 9 (18.00%) IronPort
16 9 (18.00%) Exchange Server 2003

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

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 50 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 21 (42.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 21 (42.00%) Skype for Business
3 9 (18.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 9 (18.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 8 (16.00%) SharePoint
5 2 (4.00%) IBM Notes
6 1 (2.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (2.00%) IIS
6 1 (2.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 11 (22.00%) MS Office
2 4 (8.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (20.00%) Office 365
2 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 20 (40.00%) DNS
2 17 (34.00%) DHCP
3 9 (18.00%) SMS
4 6 (12.00%) Firewall
4 6 (12.00%) Remote Desktop
4 6 (12.00%) TCP/IP
5 5 (10.00%) VoIP
6 4 (8.00%) IP Telephony
7 3 (6.00%) Cisco IPT
7 3 (6.00%) SAN
8 2 (4.00%) Intranet
8 2 (4.00%) LAN
8 2 (4.00%) SMTP
8 2 (4.00%) VPN
8 2 (4.00%) WAN
9 1 (2.00%) Internet
9 1 (2.00%) NAS
9 1 (2.00%) Reverse Proxy
9 1 (2.00%) Skype
9 1 (2.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 4 (8.00%) Banking
2 3 (6.00%) Retail
3 2 (4.00%) Advertising
3 2 (4.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 10 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 7 (14.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 7 (14.00%) Analyst
3 5 (10.00%) Exchange Engineer
3 5 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (10.00%) Messaging Engineer
4 4 (8.00%) Applications Support
4 4 (8.00%) Server Engineer
4 4 (8.00%) Service Analyst
5 3 (6.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (6.00%) Consultant
5 3 (6.00%) Exchange Support
5 3 (6.00%) Messaging Support
5 3 (6.00%) Messaging Support Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) Server Support
5 3 (6.00%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (4.00%) Active Directory Support
6 2 (4.00%) IT Analyst
6 2 (4.00%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.00%) Blackberry
2 2 (4.00%) Driving Licence
2 2 (4.00%) FMCG
2 2 (4.00%) Life Science
3 1 (2.00%) Clustering
3 1 (2.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.00%) NHS
3 1 (2.00%) PKI
3 1 (2.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 40 (80.00%) Windows
2 24 (48.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (40.00%) Windows Server
4 17 (34.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (26.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (14.00%) Windows XP
7 5 (10.00%) Windows 10
8 3 (6.00%) Apple iOS
8 3 (6.00%) Windows 7
8 3 (6.00%) Windows 8
9 2 (4.00%) Linux
10 1 (2.00%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (44.00%) ITIL
2 9 (18.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 5 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
3 5 (10.00%) Migration
4 3 (6.00%) Service Delivery
5 2 (4.00%) Data Protection
5 2 (4.00%) Load Balancing
5 2 (4.00%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (2.00%) Business Continuity
6 1 (2.00%) Business Transformation
6 1 (2.00%) Change Management
6 1 (2.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (2.00%) High Availability
6 1 (2.00%) Presales
6 1 (2.00%) PRINCE2
6 1 (2.00%) Project Management
6 1 (2.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 11 (22.00%) PowerShell
2 10 (20.00%) SQL
3 2 (4.00%) Java
3 2 (4.00%) Perl
3 2 (4.00%) VB.NET
4 1 (2.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (16.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (14.00%) Security Cleared
3 6 (12.00%) MCSE
3 6 (12.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (6.00%) CCNA
4 3 (6.00%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (4.00%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (4.00%) MCSA
6 1 (2.00%) CCEA
6 1 (2.00%) CCEE
6 1 (2.00%) CCNP
6 1 (2.00%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (2.00%) DBS Check
6 1 (2.00%) MCITP
6 1 (2.00%) MCP
6 1 (2.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.00%) SLA
System Software
1 37 (74.00%) Active Directory
2 16 (32.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (30.00%) XenApp
3 15 (30.00%) XenDesktop
4 13 (26.00%) XenServer
5 10 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
6 9 (18.00%) vSphere
7 5 (10.00%) Brightmail
8 3 (6.00%) Hyper-V
9 2 (4.00%) Forefront TMG
9 2 (4.00%) Postfix
9 2 (4.00%) Sendmail
10 1 (2.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (2.00%) VMware ESX
10 1 (2.00%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 7 (14.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 6 (12.00%) SCCM
3 5 (10.00%) SCOM
4 2 (4.00%) AirWatch
4 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 2 (4.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 28 (56.00%) VMware
2 20 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 19 (38.00%) Citrix
4 13 (26.00%) Cisco
5 10 (20.00%) HP
6 9 (18.00%) AppSense
6 9 (18.00%) IronPort
7 8 (16.00%) Dell
7 8 (16.00%) Symantec
8 4 (8.00%) Compaq
8 4 (8.00%) ThinPrint
9 3 (6.00%) Sophos
10 2 (4.00%) Intel Security
10 2 (4.00%) Lotus
10 2 (4.00%) Mitel
10 2 (4.00%) MobileIron
10 2 (4.00%) Trustwave
11 1 (2.00%) 3PAR
11 1 (2.00%) Polycom
11 1 (2.00%) Rackspace