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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server 2010
Rank 124 97 101
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +4
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2010 44 39 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.02% 1.26% 1.22%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.45% 7.72% 6.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 19 21
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£310 £300 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £189 £254 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £338 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £301 £288
% change year-on-year
+3.88% +4.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 5
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -20.00%
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
682 505 518
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 15.77% 16.37% 18.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 412 258 239
Average daily rate £416 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £450 £439
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 35 56
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.75 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -22.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.65 £12.50 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.62 £36.28 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -9.32%

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 28 August 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
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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 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 -13 21 £310 -3.12% 8
Cheshire -8 8 £278 +16.84% 5
Lancashire -21 5 £255 -11.92% 1
Merseyside - 5 £208 - 1
Cumbria -16 2 £555 -
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Exchange Server 2010
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 75 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 62 (82.67%) Windows
3 50 (66.67%) Active Directory
4 45 (60.00%) VMware
5 39 (52.00%) Microsoft
6 34 (45.33%) Citrix
7 30 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 29 (38.67%) Exchange Server 2013
9 26 (34.67%) XenApp
10 21 (28.00%) SCCM
11 19 (25.33%) Hyper-V
12 18 (24.00%) Windows Server 2003
12 18 (24.00%) DNS
12 18 (24.00%) ITIL
13 17 (22.67%) Windows Server 2012
14 15 (20.00%) Migration
14 15 (20.00%) Lync
14 15 (20.00%) PowerShell
15 12 (16.00%) XenDesktop
16 11 (14.67%) Windows 7
16 11 (14.67%) Security Cleared
16 11 (14.67%) DHCP
17 10 (13.33%) SC Cleared
18 9 (12.00%) WAN
18 9 (12.00%) Windows XP
18 9 (12.00%) NetApp
19 8 (10.67%) Cisco
19 8 (10.67%) Sophos
19 8 (10.67%) SQL
19 8 (10.67%) Exchange Server 2007

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 75 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 29 (38.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 15 (20.00%) Lync
4 8 (10.67%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (9.33%) IIS
5 7 (9.33%) IBM Notes
6 5 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (2.67%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.33%) TPMS
Applications
1 6 (8.00%) MS Office
2 2 (2.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.67%) Office 365
2 1 (1.33%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 18 (24.00%) DNS
2 11 (14.67%) DHCP
3 9 (12.00%) WAN
4 7 (9.33%) MPLS
5 6 (8.00%) VPN
6 5 (6.67%) Firewall
7 4 (5.33%) SAN
7 4 (5.33%) TCP/IP
7 4 (5.33%) SMS
7 4 (5.33%) Unified Communications
8 3 (4.00%) LAN
8 3 (4.00%) SSL
8 3 (4.00%) IP Telephony
9 2 (2.67%) Intranet
9 2 (2.67%) Internet
9 2 (2.67%) PBX
9 2 (2.67%) VoIP
9 2 (2.67%) ISDN
9 2 (2.67%) Cisco IPT
9 2 (2.67%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (2.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (2.67%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 7 (9.33%) Retail
2 5 (6.67%) Finance
3 3 (4.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.67%) Marketing
4 2 (2.67%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.67%) Electronics
5 1 (1.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 17 (22.67%) 3rd Line Support
2 16 (21.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 15 (20.00%) Support Engineer
4 13 (17.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 9 (12.00%) Architect
6 7 (9.33%) Technical Architect
6 7 (9.33%) 2nd Line Support
6 7 (9.33%) Migration Engineer
6 7 (9.33%) Exchange Engineer
7 6 (8.00%) Infrastructure Architect
8 5 (6.67%) Analyst
8 5 (6.67%) Project Engineer
9 3 (4.00%) Lead Technical Architect
9 3 (4.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (4.00%) Applications Support
9 3 (4.00%) Lead Architect
9 3 (4.00%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
9 3 (4.00%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
10 2 (2.67%) Messaging Engineer
10 2 (2.67%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.00%) EMC VNX
2 4 (5.33%) Blackberry
2 4 (5.33%) Clustering
3 2 (2.67%) DTV
3 2 (2.67%) iPhone
3 2 (2.67%) iPad
4 1 (1.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.33%) NHS
4 1 (1.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.33%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 62 (82.67%) Windows
2 30 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (24.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 17 (22.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (14.67%) Windows 7
6 9 (12.00%) Windows XP
7 2 (2.67%) Linux
7 2 (2.67%) Windows 2000
8 1 (1.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (24.00%) ITIL
2 15 (20.00%) Migration
3 7 (9.33%) Data Analysis
4 6 (8.00%) Information Security
5 4 (5.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 3 (4.00%) Change Management
6 3 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (4.00%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (2.67%) Problem Management
7 2 (2.67%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (2.67%) Programme Management
7 2 (2.67%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (2.67%) Server Building
7 2 (2.67%) Mobile Device Management
8 1 (1.33%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (1.33%) Email Migration
8 1 (1.33%) Software Asset Management
8 1 (1.33%) Service Management
8 1 (1.33%) Service Delivery
8 1 (1.33%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 8 (10.67%) SQL
3 2 (2.67%) C
3 2 (2.67%) Java
4 1 (1.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (14.67%) Security Cleared
2 10 (13.33%) SC Cleared
3 7 (9.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (8.00%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (4.00%) MCSE
6 2 (2.67%) MCSA
6 2 (2.67%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (2.67%) MCP
6 2 (2.67%) MCITP
6 2 (2.67%) Degree
7 1 (1.33%) CCEE
7 1 (1.33%) CCEA
7 1 (1.33%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.33%) CCNP
7 1 (1.33%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.33%) SLA
System Software
1 50 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 26 (34.67%) XenApp
3 19 (25.33%) Hyper-V
4 12 (16.00%) XenDesktop
5 8 (10.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (10.67%) XenServer
6 5 (6.67%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (5.33%) vSphere
8 3 (4.00%) VMware ESX
9 1 (1.33%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (1.33%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 21 (28.00%) SCCM
2 4 (5.33%) AirWatch
3 3 (4.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (4.00%) NetBackup
3 3 (4.00%) Backup Exec
4 2 (2.67%) WSUS
4 2 (2.67%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (1.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 45 (60.00%) VMware
2 39 (52.00%) Microsoft
3 34 (45.33%) Citrix
4 9 (12.00%) NetApp
5 8 (10.67%) Sophos
5 8 (10.67%) Cisco
6 7 (9.33%) Lotus
7 6 (8.00%) EMC
8 5 (6.67%) Juniper
9 4 (5.33%) HP
9 4 (5.33%) AppSense
9 4 (5.33%) Veeam
10 3 (4.00%) Acronis
10 3 (4.00%) Veritas
10 3 (4.00%) Websense
10 3 (4.00%) Symantec
10 3 (4.00%) Dell
11 2 (2.67%) SAP
11 2 (2.67%) Brocade
12 1 (1.33%) IronPort
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