The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 August 2014 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server 2010
Rank 61 60 66
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +6
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2010 6 18 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.70% 1.78% 1.55%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.39% 9.57% 10.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 15 12
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£425 £425 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.67%
UK excluding London average daily rate £301 £288 £313
% change year-on-year
+4.63% -8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
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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 Reading region.

Application Platforms Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
177 188 194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 20.51% 18.54% 15.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 89 77
Average daily rate £381 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.29% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £313 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £477 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £333
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -0.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 8 11
Average hourly rate £17.50 £13.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.62% -38.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.95 £8.11 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £23.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 25 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 21 (84.00%) Active Directory
3 19 (76.00%) Windows
4 14 (56.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (52.00%) Microsoft
6 11 (44.00%) VMware
6 11 (44.00%) Exchange Server 2013
7 10 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (36.00%) PowerShell
9 8 (32.00%) Hyper-V
9 8 (32.00%) Exchange Server 2003
9 8 (32.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (32.00%) MCSE
9 8 (32.00%) Firewall
10 7 (28.00%) ITIL
10 7 (28.00%) Blackberry
10 7 (28.00%) Exchange Server 2007
11 6 (24.00%) Security Cleared
11 6 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure
11 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (24.00%) Citrix
12 5 (20.00%) Internet
12 5 (20.00%) DMZ
12 5 (20.00%) MCP
12 5 (20.00%) SQL
12 5 (20.00%) NetBackup
12 5 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 5 (20.00%) Lync
12 5 (20.00%) XenApp
12 5 (20.00%) SC Cleared

Exchange Server 2010
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 25 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 11 (44.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 8 (32.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 7 (28.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (20.00%) Lync
6 4 (16.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (16.00%) IIS
7 3 (12.00%) SharePoint
7 3 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (32.00%) Firewall
2 5 (20.00%) DMZ
2 5 (20.00%) Internet
3 3 (12.00%) DNS
4 2 (8.00%) SAN
5 1 (4.00%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
Job Titles
1 10 (40.00%) Support Engineer
2 4 (16.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 4 (16.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Server Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Architect
3 3 (12.00%) Technical Architect
3 3 (12.00%) Wintel Architect
4 2 (8.00%) Escalation Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Consultant
4 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Test Leader
4 2 (8.00%) Windows Server Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Exchange Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Wintel Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Messaging Specialist
5 1 (4.00%) Systems Support Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Security Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) Blackberry
2 3 (12.00%) Clustering
3 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.00%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 19 (76.00%) Windows
2 14 (56.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (16.00%) Windows 2000
5 4 (16.00%) Windows XP
6 3 (12.00%) Linux
6 3 (12.00%) UNIX
7 2 (8.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) ITIL
2 4 (16.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (16.00%) Change Control
3 3 (12.00%) Service Management
4 2 (8.00%) Test Strategy
4 2 (8.00%) Validation
4 2 (8.00%) Stress Testing
5 1 (4.00%) Requirements Management
5 1 (4.00%) Change Management
5 1 (4.00%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (36.00%) PowerShell
2 5 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (32.00%) MCSE
1 8 (32.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (24.00%) Security Cleared
3 5 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 5 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 5 (20.00%) MCP
4 4 (16.00%) Degree
5 2 (8.00%) DV Cleared
5 2 (8.00%) ISEB
5 2 (8.00%) ISTQB
5 2 (8.00%) MCSD
6 1 (4.00%) MCSA
6 1 (4.00%) MCDST
6 1 (4.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 21 (84.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (32.00%) Hyper-V
3 6 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (20.00%) XenApp
5 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 3 (12.00%) Terminal Services
5 3 (12.00%) VMware ESX
6 2 (8.00%) vSphere
7 1 (4.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 5 (20.00%) NetBackup
2 4 (16.00%) Backup Exec
3 3 (12.00%) ARCserve
3 3 (12.00%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (8.00%) SCCM
5 1 (4.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 13 (52.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (44.00%) VMware
3 6 (24.00%) Citrix
4 4 (16.00%) Symantec
5 2 (8.00%) Cisco
6 1 (4.00%) Remedy
6 1 (4.00%) HP