The table below looks at the statistics for Exchange Server 2010 skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East 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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server 2010
Rank 132 101 150
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +49
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2010 112 147 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.22% 1.69% 1.11%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.78% 9.54% 6.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 99 68
Average daily rate
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£330 £375 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +17.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £306 £320
% change year-on-year
-2.04% -4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 11
Average hourly rate £19.32 £14.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.00% -60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.10 £10.85 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £69.30 £37.50 £43.48
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.65 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.94% -1.75%
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 South East region.

Application Platforms Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
1652 1541 1736
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.01% 17.69% 17.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 898 871 841
Average daily rate £360 £365 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.36% +8.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £221 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £470 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £345 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.34% +2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 63 94
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -15.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.04 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.90 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

Exchange Server 2010
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Exchange Server 2010 Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Exchange Server 2010
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Exchange Server 2010 Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Exchange Server 2010
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Exchange Server 2010 across the South East region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

Exchange Server 2010 Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Exchange Server 2010
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Exchange Server 2010 Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Exchange Server 2010
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Exchange Server 2010 across the South East region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

Exchange Server 2010 Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

Exchange Server 2010
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014. 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
Hampshire +11 36 £288 -9.44% 8
Berkshire -26 25 £400 -5.88% 10
Buckinghamshire +12 21 £330 +16.81% 4
Oxfordshire -4 7 £175 -46.15% 2
West Sussex +10 6 - - 3
Kent -9 6 £290 -7.20%
Surrey -24 6 £325 - 7
East Sussex - 3 £150 - 2
Middlesex - 1 £600 -
Thames Valley - - - -
Exchange Server 2010
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Exchange Server 2010
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

1 235 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 193 (82.13%) Windows
3 167 (71.06%) Active Directory
4 122 (51.91%) Microsoft
5 119 (50.64%) Windows Server 2008
6 93 (39.57%) VMware
7 76 (32.34%) Exchange Server 2003
8 75 (31.91%) Windows Server 2012
9 69 (29.36%) Windows Server 2003
10 67 (28.51%) Exchange Server 2007
11 66 (28.09%) Blackberry
12 53 (22.55%) ITIL
13 52 (22.13%) Windows 7
13 52 (22.13%) Exchange Server 2013
14 50 (21.28%) MS Excel
15 49 (20.85%) Security Cleared
16 48 (20.43%) Citrix
16 48 (20.43%) Lync
17 46 (19.57%) Cisco
18 43 (18.30%) DNS
18 43 (18.30%) Microsoft Certification
19 40 (17.02%) Migration
20 36 (15.32%) MCSE
21 35 (14.89%) Firewall
22 33 (14.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
22 33 (14.04%) DHCP
23 32 (13.62%) Symantec
23 32 (13.62%) SCCM
24 31 (13.19%) SC Cleared
24 31 (13.19%) Windows XP

Exchange Server 2010
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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
1 235 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 76 (32.34%) Exchange Server 2003
3 67 (28.51%) Exchange Server 2007
4 52 (22.13%) Exchange Server 2013
5 48 (20.43%) Lync
6 33 (14.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 25 (10.64%) SharePoint
8 20 (8.51%) IIS
9 12 (5.11%) SharePoint 2013
10 4 (1.70%) Exchange Server 2000
11 3 (1.28%) IBM Notes
11 3 (1.28%) Exchange Server 5.5
11 3 (1.28%) Live Communications Server
12 2 (0.85%) Office Communications Server
12 2 (0.85%) SharePoint 2010
13 1 (0.43%) SAS
13 1 (0.43%) WebSphere
Applications
1 50 (21.28%) MS Excel
2 23 (9.79%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.70%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 18 (7.66%) Office 365
2 11 (4.68%) IaaS
2 11 (4.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (4.68%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 43 (18.30%) DNS
2 35 (14.89%) Firewall
3 33 (14.04%) DHCP
4 27 (11.49%) SAN
5 21 (8.94%) Internet
6 14 (5.96%) TCP/IP
6 14 (5.96%) WAN
6 14 (5.96%) LAN
7 11 (4.68%) Wi-Fi
7 11 (4.68%) DMZ
8 8 (3.40%) BIG-IP
9 6 (2.55%) Cisco IOS
10 5 (2.13%) MPLS
11 4 (1.70%) NAS
11 4 (1.70%) Wireless
11 4 (1.70%) X.400
11 4 (1.70%) OSPF
11 4 (1.70%) BGP
11 4 (1.70%) SMTP
12 3 (1.28%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (8.09%) SQL Server
2 12 (5.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (4.26%) Amazon RDS
4 9 (3.83%) SQL Server 2000
5 5 (2.13%) EDMS
6 4 (1.70%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (1.28%) SQL Server 7
8 1 (0.43%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.43%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (0.43%) LoadUI
1 1 (0.43%) SoapUI
1 1 (0.43%) JMeter
General
1 11 (4.68%) Telecoms
2 10 (4.26%) Finance
3 5 (2.13%) Military
4 4 (1.70%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.28%) Advertising
6 1 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.43%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.43%) Banking
Job Titles
1 48 (20.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 37 (15.74%) Consultant
3 32 (13.62%) Support Engineer
4 24 (10.21%) Analyst
5 16 (6.81%) Messaging Engineer
6 14 (5.96%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 13 (5.53%) 3rd Line Support
8 12 (5.11%) Exchange Specialist
8 12 (5.11%) Migration Engineer
8 12 (5.11%) Service Desk Analyst
8 12 (5.11%) Service Analyst
9 11 (4.68%) 2nd Line Support
10 9 (3.83%) Exchange Engineer
10 9 (3.83%) Exchange Consultant
11 8 (3.40%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 8 (3.40%) Administrator
12 7 (2.98%) Support Technician
12 7 (2.98%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 6 (2.55%) Server Engineer
13 6 (2.55%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.70%) X-Windows
2 1 (0.43%) HTML
2 1 (0.43%) SOAP
2 1 (0.43%) Web Services
2 1 (0.43%) XML
2 1 (0.43%) ODBC
2 1 (0.43%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 66 (28.09%) Blackberry
2 13 (5.53%) Clustering
2 13 (5.53%) PKI
3 8 (3.40%) Replication
4 6 (2.55%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.70%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.28%) Mobile Computing
6 3 (1.28%) Mainframe
6 3 (1.28%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (1.28%) CMDB
6 3 (1.28%) Handset
7 2 (0.85%) Smartphone
7 2 (0.85%) Blog
7 2 (0.85%) iPad
7 2 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.43%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.43%) EqualLogic
8 1 (0.43%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.43%) PMI
8 1 (0.43%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 193 (82.13%) Windows
2 119 (50.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 75 (31.91%) Windows Server 2012
4 69 (29.36%) Windows Server 2003
5 52 (22.13%) Windows 7
6 31 (13.19%) Windows XP
7 19 (8.09%) Linux
8 12 (5.11%) Android
8 12 (5.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (3.83%) UNIX
9 9 (3.83%) Windows 2000
10 7 (2.98%) Windows 2000 Server
11 5 (2.13%) Windows 8
11 5 (2.13%) Windows Mobile
12 4 (1.70%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.85%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.43%) Windows Phone
14 1 (0.43%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (22.55%) ITIL
2 40 (17.02%) Migration
3 16 (6.81%) Configuration Management
4 12 (5.11%) Change Management
4 12 (5.11%) Disaster Recovery
5 9 (3.83%) Service Delivery
5 9 (3.83%) Problem Management
6 8 (3.40%) Unit Testing
6 8 (3.40%) Project Management
6 8 (3.40%) Service Management
7 7 (2.98%) Incident Management
8 5 (2.13%) Mobile Device Management
9 4 (1.70%) Business Continuity
9 4 (1.70%) Change Control
9 4 (1.70%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (1.70%) ITIL V3
10 3 (1.28%) People Management
10 3 (1.28%) Network Monitoring
10 3 (1.28%) Email Migration
10 3 (1.28%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 28 (11.91%) PowerShell
2 19 (8.09%) SQL
3 10 (4.26%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 49 (20.85%) Security Cleared
2 43 (18.30%) Microsoft Certification
3 36 (15.32%) MCSE
4 31 (13.19%) SC Cleared
5 20 (8.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 17 (7.23%) MCP
7 14 (5.96%) DV Cleared
7 14 (5.96%) MCSA
8 13 (5.53%) Cisco Certification
9 12 (5.11%) CCNA
10 11 (4.68%) Degree
11 8 (3.40%) CCNP
12 5 (2.13%) MCTS
12 5 (2.13%) MCITP
13 4 (1.70%) VCP5
14 2 (0.85%) MCSD
15 1 (0.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 1 (0.43%) VCP4
15 1 (0.43%) CCA
15 1 (0.43%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.26%) SLA
2 2 (0.85%) QA
2 2 (0.85%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 167 (71.06%) Active Directory
2 22 (9.36%) vSphere
3 21 (8.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (8.51%) XenApp
5 16 (6.81%) Hyper-V
6 13 (5.53%) VMware ESX
7 12 (5.11%) DFS Replication
8 10 (4.26%) XenDesktop
8 10 (4.26%) UAG
9 9 (3.83%) Terminal Services
10 5 (2.13%) vCloud
11 3 (1.28%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 2 (0.85%) XenServer
12 2 (0.85%) Terminal Server
12 2 (0.85%) VMware ESXi
13 1 (0.43%) VMware Server
13 1 (0.43%) Xen
13 1 (0.43%) NLBS
13 1 (0.43%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 32 (13.62%) SCCM
2 19 (8.09%) Backup Exec
3 18 (7.66%) NetBackup
4 11 (4.68%) Norton AntiVirus
5 7 (2.98%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 7 (2.98%) McAfee ePO
5 7 (2.98%) WSUS
6 5 (2.13%) MOM
7 4 (1.70%) SCOM
8 3 (1.28%) ARCserve
9 2 (0.85%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 2 (0.85%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 1 (0.43%) SCDPM
10 1 (0.43%) FortiGate
10 1 (0.43%) HP SIM
10 1 (0.43%) Oracle Identity Manager
10 1 (0.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 1 (0.43%) MIMEsweeper
10 1 (0.43%) WhatsUp Gold
10 1 (0.43%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 122 (51.91%) Microsoft
2 93 (39.57%) VMware
3 48 (20.43%) Citrix
4 46 (19.57%) Cisco
5 32 (13.62%) Symantec
6 20 (8.51%) Proofpoint
7 13 (5.53%) McAfee
8 11 (4.68%) Red Hat
9 10 (4.26%) HP
10 9 (3.83%) Remedy
11 8 (3.40%) F5
11 8 (3.40%) MobileIron
12 7 (2.98%) CheckPoint
13 6 (2.55%) IronPort
13 6 (2.55%) Sophos
13 6 (2.55%) Dell
13 6 (2.55%) RightFax
14 5 (2.13%) Lumension
14 5 (2.13%) Acronis
14 5 (2.13%) Veritas
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