The first table below looks at the demand for Exchange Server 2010 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Reading region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server 2010
Rank 63 61 71
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +10
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2010 15 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.39% 0.78% 0.55%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.46% 4.26% 4.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 4
Average daily rate £275 £248 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -13.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £186 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £310 £318
UK excluding London average daily rate £285 £275 £288
% change year-on-year
+3.63% -4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £23.00 £18.25
% change year-on-year
-26.08% +26.02%
Application Platforms Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
201 141 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 18.61% 18.26% 13.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 59 66
Average daily rate £350 £320 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -12.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £200 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 23 5
Average hourly rate £13.05 £20.75 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.10% +53.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.10 £15.00 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £34.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -2.56%
Exchange Server 2010
Berkshire

Exchange Server 2010
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Exchange Server 2010 Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Exchange Server 2010
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Exchange Server 2010 Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Exchange Server 2010
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Exchange Server 2010 across the Reading region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Exchange Server 2010 Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Exchange Server 2010
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Exchange Server 2010 Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Exchange Server 2010
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 36 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 33 (91.67%) Windows
3 29 (80.56%) Active Directory
4 21 (58.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (55.56%) Microsoft
6 15 (41.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 14 (38.89%) Blackberry
8 13 (36.11%) VMware
9 12 (33.33%) MS Excel
9 12 (33.33%) Hyper-V
9 12 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
10 10 (27.78%) Office 365
10 10 (27.78%) MCSE
10 10 (27.78%) Microsoft Certification
11 9 (25.00%) Remedy
12 8 (22.22%) DNS
12 8 (22.22%) PowerShell
12 8 (22.22%) Lync
12 8 (22.22%) Computer Science
12 8 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2007
13 7 (19.44%) Degree
13 7 (19.44%) Internet
13 7 (19.44%) MCSD
14 6 (16.67%) IIS
14 6 (16.67%) ITIL
14 6 (16.67%) Security Cleared
15 5 (13.89%) VMware Infrastructure
15 5 (13.89%) SC Cleared
15 5 (13.89%) UNIX
15 5 (13.89%) Linux

Exchange Server 2010
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 36 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 8 (22.22%) Lync
2 8 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (16.67%) IIS
4 5 (13.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (11.11%) SharePoint
5 4 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (5.56%) IBM Notes
6 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 12 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (27.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (22.22%) DNS
2 7 (19.44%) Internet
3 3 (8.33%) Firewall
4 2 (5.56%) SAN
5 1 (2.78%) LAN
5 1 (2.78%) WAN
5 1 (2.78%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
Job Titles
1 18 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 8 (22.22%) 3rd Line Support
3 7 (19.44%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) Server Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Consultant
6 2 (5.56%) Server Support
6 2 (5.56%) Applications Support
6 2 (5.56%) Architect
6 2 (5.56%) Technical Architect
6 2 (5.56%) Applications Support Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Windows Server Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Exchange Consultant
6 2 (5.56%) Wintel Architect
6 2 (5.56%) Test Leader
6 2 (5.56%) Exchange Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Data Centre Team Leader
7 1 (2.78%) Wintel Consultant
7 1 (2.78%) Infrastructure Team Leader
7 1 (2.78%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 14 (38.89%) Blackberry
2 8 (22.22%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.56%) Clustering
4 1 (2.78%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 33 (91.67%) Windows
2 21 (58.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (41.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (13.89%) UNIX
5 5 (13.89%) Linux
6 4 (11.11%) Windows 2000
7 2 (5.56%) Windows XP
7 2 (5.56%) Windows 7
7 2 (5.56%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (16.67%) ITIL
2 3 (8.33%) Change Control
2 3 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (5.56%) Validation
3 2 (5.56%) Migration
3 2 (5.56%) Service Delivery
3 2 (5.56%) Test Strategy
3 2 (5.56%) Stress Testing
4 1 (2.78%) Requirements Management
4 1 (2.78%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (22.22%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (27.78%) MCSE
1 10 (27.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (19.44%) Degree
2 7 (19.44%) MCSD
3 6 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 5 (13.89%) SC Cleared
5 4 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (5.56%) ISEB
6 2 (5.56%) MCP
6 2 (5.56%) ISTQB
6 2 (5.56%) DV Cleared
7 1 (2.78%) MCITP
System Software
1 29 (80.56%) Active Directory
2 12 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 5 (13.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (5.56%) VMware ESX
4 2 (5.56%) Terminal Services
4 2 (5.56%) XenApp
4 2 (5.56%) vSphere
4 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (2.78%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 5 (13.89%) NetBackup
2 4 (11.11%) ARCserve
2 4 (11.11%) SCCM
3 2 (5.56%) Backup Exec
3 2 (5.56%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (5.56%) SCOM
Vendors
1 20 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 13 (36.11%) VMware
3 9 (25.00%) Remedy
4 3 (8.33%) Symantec
4 3 (8.33%) Citrix
5 2 (5.56%) Cisco
5 2 (5.56%) Lotus
6 1 (2.78%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.78%) Dell
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Austin Fraser
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