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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server 2010
Rank 107 98 80
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -18
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2010 46 36 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.20% 1.19% 1.93%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.32% 8.07% 10.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 15 32
Average daily rate
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£253 £275 £251
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.18% +9.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £252 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £329 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 6
Average hourly rate - £14.00 £21.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -34.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £14.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+44.82% -27.50%
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
553 446 497
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 14.42% 14.78% 18.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 333 224 230
Average daily rate £388 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £225 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 33 49
Average hourly rate £25.00 £15.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.29% -22.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £12.00 £11.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £28.70 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £16.60 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+29.51% -14.87%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 0 26 £310 -3.12% 6
Cheshire -11 13 £215 -21.81% 5
Merseyside - 3 - - 1
Cumbria - 2 £555 - 1
Exchange Server 2010
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 73 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 60 (82.19%) Windows
3 48 (65.75%) Active Directory
4 43 (58.90%) Microsoft
5 42 (57.53%) VMware
6 34 (46.58%) Citrix
7 31 (42.47%) Exchange Server 2013
8 30 (41.10%) Windows Server 2008
9 24 (32.88%) SCCM
10 23 (31.51%) XenApp
11 21 (28.77%) Hyper-V
12 20 (27.40%) Windows Server 2012
13 19 (26.03%) Windows Server 2003
14 16 (21.92%) Migration
15 14 (19.18%) Lync
16 13 (17.81%) Windows 7
16 13 (17.81%) PowerShell
17 12 (16.44%) DNS
17 12 (16.44%) ITIL
18 11 (15.07%) Exchange Server 2007
19 9 (12.33%) SC Cleared
19 9 (12.33%) Security Cleared
19 9 (12.33%) NetApp
19 9 (12.33%) WAN
20 8 (10.96%) Windows XP
20 8 (10.96%) Finance
20 8 (10.96%) XenDesktop
21 7 (9.59%) Office 365
21 7 (9.59%) VMware Infrastructure
21 7 (9.59%) Exchange Server 2003

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 73 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 31 (42.47%) Exchange Server 2013
3 14 (19.18%) Lync
4 11 (15.07%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (9.59%) Exchange Server 2003
5 7 (9.59%) IIS
5 7 (9.59%) IBM Notes
6 5 (6.85%) SharePoint
7 2 (2.74%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (1.37%) TPMS
8 1 (1.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 5 (6.85%) MS Office
2 2 (2.74%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.59%) Office 365
2 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.37%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 12 (16.44%) DNS
2 9 (12.33%) WAN
3 7 (9.59%) MPLS
4 6 (8.22%) DHCP
5 5 (6.85%) Firewall
5 5 (6.85%) VPN
6 4 (5.48%) Unified Communications
7 3 (4.11%) SSL
7 3 (4.11%) LAN
8 2 (2.74%) PBX
8 2 (2.74%) ISDN
8 2 (2.74%) VoIP
8 2 (2.74%) SAN
8 2 (2.74%) Skype
8 2 (2.74%) TCP/IP
9 1 (1.37%) WAAS
9 1 (1.37%) OpenScape
9 1 (1.37%) DMVPN
9 1 (1.37%) Internet
9 1 (1.37%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.74%) SQL Server
1 2 (2.74%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (2.74%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 8 (10.96%) Finance
2 5 (6.85%) Retail
3 2 (2.74%) Marketing
3 2 (2.74%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.74%) Electronics
3 2 (2.74%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.37%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 18 (24.66%) 3rd Line Support
2 17 (23.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 16 (21.92%) Support Engineer
4 14 (19.18%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 11 (15.07%) Architect
6 7 (9.59%) Technical Architect
6 7 (9.59%) 2nd Line Support
7 6 (8.22%) Migration Engineer
7 6 (8.22%) Exchange Engineer
7 6 (8.22%) Infrastructure Architect
8 5 (6.85%) Project Engineer
9 3 (4.11%) Lead Technical Architect
9 3 (4.11%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (4.11%) Analyst
9 3 (4.11%) Lead Architect
9 3 (4.11%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
9 3 (4.11%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
10 2 (2.74%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 2 (2.74%) Senior Architect
10 2 (2.74%) Messaging Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.22%) EMC VNX
2 5 (6.85%) Blackberry
3 4 (5.48%) Clustering
4 3 (4.11%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.74%) iPhone
5 2 (2.74%) iPad
5 2 (2.74%) DTV
6 1 (1.37%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.37%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.37%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 60 (82.19%) Windows
2 30 (41.10%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (27.40%) Windows Server 2012
4 19 (26.03%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (17.81%) Windows 7
6 8 (10.96%) Windows XP
7 2 (2.74%) Linux
7 2 (2.74%) Windows 2000
7 2 (2.74%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (21.92%) Migration
2 12 (16.44%) ITIL
3 6 (8.22%) Information Security
3 6 (8.22%) Data Analysis
4 4 (5.48%) Change Management
5 3 (4.11%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (4.11%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (2.74%) Problem Management
6 2 (2.74%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (2.74%) Performance Management
6 2 (2.74%) Requirements Engineering
6 2 (2.74%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (2.74%) GAP Analysis
6 2 (2.74%) Programme Management
6 2 (2.74%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (2.74%) Mobile Device Management
6 2 (2.74%) Server Building
7 1 (1.37%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (1.37%) Email Migration
7 1 (1.37%) Software Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (17.81%) PowerShell
2 5 (6.85%) SQL
3 2 (2.74%) C
4 1 (1.37%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (12.33%) SC Cleared
1 9 (12.33%) Security Cleared
2 6 (8.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (8.22%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (2.74%) MCITP
3 2 (2.74%) Degree
3 2 (2.74%) MCP
3 2 (2.74%) MCSE
3 2 (2.74%) MCSA
4 1 (1.37%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (1.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.48%) SLA
System Software
1 48 (65.75%) Active Directory
2 23 (31.51%) XenApp
3 21 (28.77%) Hyper-V
4 8 (10.96%) XenDesktop
5 7 (9.59%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (6.85%) XenServer
7 4 (5.48%) vSphere
8 3 (4.11%) VMware ESX
9 2 (2.74%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (1.37%) Xen
10 1 (1.37%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (1.37%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 24 (32.88%) SCCM
2 5 (6.85%) AirWatch
3 3 (4.11%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (4.11%) NetBackup
3 3 (4.11%) Backup Exec
4 2 (2.74%) WSUS
4 2 (2.74%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (2.74%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 43 (58.90%) Microsoft
2 42 (57.53%) VMware
3 34 (46.58%) Citrix
4 9 (12.33%) NetApp
5 7 (9.59%) Lotus
6 6 (8.22%) Sophos
6 6 (8.22%) EMC
7 5 (6.85%) Juniper
7 5 (6.85%) Cisco
8 4 (5.48%) HP
8 4 (5.48%) Dell
8 4 (5.48%) Veeam
9 3 (4.11%) Acronis
9 3 (4.11%) Veritas
9 3 (4.11%) Websense
9 3 (4.11%) Symantec
10 2 (2.74%) SAP
10 2 (2.74%) Brocade
10 2 (2.74%) IronPort
11 1 (1.37%) 3PAR
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