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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server 2010
Rank 128 94 88
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -6
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2010 25 39 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.64% 1.27% 1.16%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.78% 8.53% 6.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 18 6
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£325 £261 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.40% -26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £190 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £365 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 11 10
Average hourly rate £17.00 £28.50 £19.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.35% +48.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.40 £16.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.60 £32.47 £25.97
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -15.00%
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
662 457 427
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 17.07% 14.91% 17.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 360 246 181
Average daily rate £375 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £534 £465 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 31 39
Average hourly rate £17.50 £25.02 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.05% +28.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.40 £13.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.57 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%

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 27 April 2015.

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 27 April 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
Manchester -12 13 £248 -27.20% 10
Cheshire -9 8 £306 +27.60% 14
Merseyside - 2 £675 - 3
Lancashire -7 1 - -
Cumbria - 1 £500 -
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Exchange Server 2010
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 45 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 41 (91.11%) Windows
3 30 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 28 (62.22%) Active Directory
5 24 (53.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 20 (44.44%) VMware
7 19 (42.22%) Windows Server 2012
8 18 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 16 (35.56%) Citrix
10 12 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2013
11 10 (22.22%) Finance
11 10 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
11 10 (22.22%) Windows 7
11 10 (22.22%) MS Office
12 9 (20.00%) XenDesktop
13 8 (17.78%) SCCM
13 8 (17.78%) Exchange Server 2007
14 7 (15.56%) Migration
14 7 (15.56%) ITIL
14 7 (15.56%) NetApp
14 7 (15.56%) XenServer
15 6 (13.33%) Firewall
15 6 (13.33%) CCA
15 6 (13.33%) Citrix Certification
15 6 (13.33%) CCEA
15 6 (13.33%) Legal
15 6 (13.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 6 (13.33%) CCIA
16 5 (11.11%) Lync
16 5 (11.11%) XenApp

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

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 45 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 12 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 8 (17.78%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (11.11%) Lync
5 4 (8.89%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (8.89%) IBM Notes
5 4 (8.89%) SharePoint
6 2 (4.44%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (2.22%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (22.22%) MS Office
2 3 (6.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.89%) Office 365
2 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.22%) Symantec.cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.33%) Firewall
2 5 (11.11%) MPLS
2 5 (11.11%) WAN
3 4 (8.89%) LAN
4 3 (6.67%) DNS
4 3 (6.67%) SAN
5 2 (4.44%) VLAN
5 2 (4.44%) DHCP
5 2 (4.44%) ISDN
5 2 (4.44%) Unified Communications
5 2 (4.44%) VPN
6 1 (2.22%) DMVPN
6 1 (2.22%) OpenScape
6 1 (2.22%) ADSL
6 1 (2.22%) SMS
6 1 (2.22%) VoIP
6 1 (2.22%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.22%) SSL
6 1 (2.22%) VPLS
6 1 (2.22%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.89%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 10 (22.22%) Finance
2 6 (13.33%) Legal
3 1 (2.22%) Retail
3 1 (2.22%) Law
Job Titles
1 13 (28.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support
2 6 (13.33%) Architect
2 6 (13.33%) Analyst
2 6 (13.33%) Systems Engineer
3 5 (11.11%) Server Engineer
4 4 (8.89%) Technical Architect
5 3 (6.67%) Support Analyst
5 3 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (6.67%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (4.44%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (4.44%) Senior Architect
6 2 (4.44%) Support Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Migration Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (4.44%) Windows Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (2.22%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
7 1 (2.22%) IT Support
7 1 (2.22%) Desktop Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.44%) iPad
2 2 (4.44%) Blackberry
2 2 (4.44%) iPhone
3 1 (2.22%) Open Source
3 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.22%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 41 (91.11%) Windows
2 24 (53.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (42.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 18 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (22.22%) Windows 7
6 5 (11.11%) Windows XP
7 2 (4.44%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.22%) Linux
8 1 (2.22%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (15.56%) Migration
1 7 (15.56%) ITIL
2 3 (6.67%) Change Management
3 2 (4.44%) Requirements Engineering
3 2 (4.44%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (4.44%) Performance Management
3 2 (4.44%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (2.22%) Information Assurance
4 1 (2.22%) Software Deployment
4 1 (2.22%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (2.22%) Software Asset Management
4 1 (2.22%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (2.22%) Project Management
4 1 (2.22%) Service Management
4 1 (2.22%) Business Continuity
4 1 (2.22%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (2.22%) Asset Management
4 1 (2.22%) Data Analysis
4 1 (2.22%) Software Testing
4 1 (2.22%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.11%) SQL
2 2 (4.44%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.22%) C
3 1 (2.22%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (13.33%) CCA
1 6 (13.33%) Citrix Certification
1 6 (13.33%) CCEA
1 6 (13.33%) CCIA
2 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (8.89%) SC Cleared
2 4 (8.89%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.44%) MCSE
4 1 (2.22%) MCSA
4 1 (2.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (2.22%) MCITP
4 1 (2.22%) Degree
4 1 (2.22%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (62.22%) Active Directory
2 10 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (20.00%) XenDesktop
4 7 (15.56%) XenServer
5 6 (13.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 5 (11.11%) XenApp
7 4 (8.89%) Hyper-V
8 2 (4.44%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (2.22%) Xen
9 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (2.22%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (17.78%) SCCM
2 4 (8.89%) AirWatch
3 2 (4.44%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (4.44%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (2.22%) XenMobile
4 1 (2.22%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.22%) WSUS
4 1 (2.22%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 30 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 20 (44.44%) VMware
3 16 (35.56%) Citrix
4 7 (15.56%) NetApp
5 4 (8.89%) Cisco
5 4 (8.89%) Lotus
5 4 (8.89%) EMC
6 3 (6.67%) Dell
7 2 (4.44%) Avaya
7 2 (4.44%) Juniper
7 2 (4.44%) Sophos
7 2 (4.44%) IronPort
7 2 (4.44%) Veeam
8 1 (2.22%) MobileIron
8 1 (2.22%) AVG
8 1 (2.22%) Websense
8 1 (2.22%) CheckPoint
8 1 (2.22%) Symantec
8 1 (2.22%) Siemens
8 1 (2.22%) HP
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