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 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server 2010
Rank 155 111 91
Rank change year-on-year
-44 -20
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2010 107 139 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.13% 1.55% 2.07%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.85% 9.16% 11.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 71 108
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£323 £300 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -0.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £156 £181 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £260 £295
% change year-on-year
+10.57% -11.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 17 6
Average hourly rate £21.00 £15.89 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.15% -9.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £14.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £21.40 £30.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £18.00 £22.85
% change year-on-year
+12.13% -21.20%
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
1561 1517 1450
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 16.54% 16.97% 18.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 927 848 793
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £188 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 71 92
Average hourly rate £25.00 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.51% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.70 £12.84 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £52.50 £38.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+18.73% -12.82%

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 27 May 2015.

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 27 May 2015.

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 27 May 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
Hampshire -8 31 £348 +14.87% 12
Surrey +2 18 £275 -15.38% 9
Berkshire -9 16 £425 +41.66% 6
Oxfordshire -11 11 £251 -8.63% 1
Buckinghamshire -9 10 £313 +25.00% 5
Kent +6 7 £475 +331.81% 4
West Sussex -24 6 £263 +19.31% 6
East Sussex -17 5 £300 +66.66% 2
Middlesex +7 3 £115 -70.32%
Exchange Server 2010
England

Exchange Server 2010
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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
2 205 (87.23%) Windows
3 164 (69.79%) Active Directory
4 136 (57.87%) Windows Server 2008
5 102 (43.40%) Windows Server 2003
6 99 (42.13%) Microsoft
7 89 (37.87%) Windows Server 2012
8 77 (32.77%) VMware
9 67 (28.51%) Security Cleared
10 62 (26.38%) Lync
11 58 (24.68%) Exchange Server 2013
12 57 (24.26%) SC Cleared
12 57 (24.26%) Exchange Server 2007
13 55 (23.40%) SCCM
13 55 (23.40%) Citrix
14 50 (21.28%) Microsoft Certification
14 50 (21.28%) Exchange Server 2003
15 44 (18.72%) MCSE
16 42 (17.87%) ITIL
17 40 (17.02%) MS Excel
18 39 (16.60%) DNS
19 38 (16.17%) PowerShell
19 38 (16.17%) Migration
20 36 (15.32%) SQL Server
21 35 (14.89%) Windows 7
22 31 (13.19%) VMware Infrastructure
23 29 (12.34%) SAN
23 29 (12.34%) SQL
23 29 (12.34%) SharePoint
23 29 (12.34%) Cisco

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

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 62 (26.38%) Lync
3 58 (24.68%) Exchange Server 2013
4 57 (24.26%) Exchange Server 2007
5 50 (21.28%) Exchange Server 2003
6 29 (12.34%) SharePoint
7 21 (8.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 19 (8.09%) IIS
9 8 (3.40%) SharePoint 2013
10 6 (2.55%) SharePoint 2010
11 5 (2.13%) IBM Notes
12 2 (0.85%) Live Communications Server
13 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2000
13 1 (0.43%) Lotus Domino
13 1 (0.43%) Apache
13 1 (0.43%) Tomcat
13 1 (0.43%) SharePoint Server
13 1 (0.43%) MS Project Server
13 1 (0.43%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 40 (17.02%) MS Excel
2 27 (11.49%) MS Office
3 13 (5.53%) MS Visio
3 13 (5.53%) PaintShop Pro
4 1 (0.43%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (2.13%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 25 (10.64%) Office 365
2 8 (3.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (2.55%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (2.55%) IaaS
4 5 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (2.13%) Mimecast
5 2 (0.85%) Yammer
6 1 (0.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (16.60%) DNS
2 29 (12.34%) SAN
3 28 (11.91%) Firewall
3 28 (11.91%) DHCP
4 26 (11.06%) WAN
5 24 (10.21%) LAN
6 17 (7.23%) TCP/IP
7 12 (5.11%) VPN
8 11 (4.68%) VoIP
9 8 (3.40%) Fibre Channel
10 7 (2.98%) Internet
10 7 (2.98%) MPLS
10 7 (2.98%) Wireless
11 6 (2.55%) NAS
12 5 (2.13%) Wi-Fi
12 5 (2.13%) VLAN
12 5 (2.13%) SSL
13 4 (1.70%) SMTP
13 4 (1.70%) X.400
13 4 (1.70%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (15.32%) SQL Server
2 12 (5.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (4.68%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (2.98%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (2.13%) Amazon RDS
6 4 (1.70%) EDMS
7 1 (0.43%) MySQL
7 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.43%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.43%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 3 (1.28%) Wise Package Studio
2 1 (0.43%) ClearCase
2 1 (0.43%) ClearQuest
General
1 8 (3.40%) Finance
2 5 (2.13%) Military
3 4 (1.70%) Telecoms
4 2 (0.85%) Manufacturing
4 2 (0.85%) Retail
5 1 (0.43%) Legal
Job Titles
1 35 (14.89%) Support Engineer
1 35 (14.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 22 (9.36%) Analyst
3 20 (8.51%) Exchange Engineer
4 19 (8.09%) Author
5 16 (6.81%) Architect
5 16 (6.81%) 2nd Line Support
6 15 (6.38%) 3rd Line Support
7 13 (5.53%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 11 (4.68%) Messaging Engineer
8 11 (4.68%) IT Support
8 11 (4.68%) Technical Author
9 10 (4.26%) Consultant
9 10 (4.26%) Service Analyst
9 10 (4.26%) Service Desk Analyst
9 10 (4.26%) Infrastructure Architect
9 10 (4.26%) Server Engineer
9 10 (4.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 8 (3.40%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 8 (3.40%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.98%) Application Packaging
2 3 (1.28%) Software Packaging
3 2 (0.85%) Web Services
3 2 (0.85%) ODBC
4 1 (0.43%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 21 (8.94%) Blackberry
2 13 (5.53%) Data Centre
3 12 (5.11%) PKI
4 10 (4.26%) Clustering
5 8 (3.40%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (2.55%) Management Information System
6 6 (2.55%) Replication
7 3 (1.28%) Informatics
7 3 (1.28%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.85%) BYOD
8 2 (0.85%) Smartphone
8 2 (0.85%) iPad
8 2 (0.85%) Fat Client
8 2 (0.85%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.85%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.43%) FMCG
9 1 (0.43%) iPhone
9 1 (0.43%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.43%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 205 (87.23%) Windows
2 136 (57.87%) Windows Server 2008
3 102 (43.40%) Windows Server 2003
4 89 (37.87%) Windows Server 2012
5 35 (14.89%) Windows 7
6 27 (11.49%) Windows XP
7 16 (6.81%) UNIX
8 15 (6.38%) Linux
9 11 (4.68%) Windows 8
10 8 (3.40%) Windows 2000
11 6 (2.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.85%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.43%) HPUX
13 1 (0.43%) VMS
13 1 (0.43%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.43%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (17.87%) ITIL
2 38 (16.17%) Migration
3 13 (5.53%) SDLC
4 11 (4.68%) Configuration Management
5 9 (3.83%) Change Management
6 7 (2.98%) Mentoring
6 7 (2.98%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (2.55%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (2.13%) Service Management
8 5 (2.13%) Service Delivery
8 5 (2.13%) Data Analysis
8 5 (2.13%) Unit Testing
8 5 (2.13%) Capacity Planning
8 5 (2.13%) ITIL V3
9 4 (1.70%) Validation
9 4 (1.70%) System Integration Testing
9 4 (1.70%) Patch Management
9 4 (1.70%) Server Patching
9 4 (1.70%) Server Building
9 4 (1.70%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (16.17%) PowerShell
2 29 (12.34%) SQL
3 12 (5.11%) VBScript
4 10 (4.26%) VB
5 1 (0.43%) Python
Qualifications
1 67 (28.51%) Security Cleared
2 57 (24.26%) SC Cleared
3 50 (21.28%) Microsoft Certification
4 44 (18.72%) MCSE
5 13 (5.53%) MCTS
6 12 (5.11%) MCP
7 11 (4.68%) MCITP
8 10 (4.26%) MCSA
9 9 (3.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 8 (3.40%) Degree
11 5 (2.13%) DV Cleared
11 5 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (2.13%) CCNA
12 4 (1.70%) HND
13 3 (1.28%) VCP4
14 1 (0.43%) VCAP
14 1 (0.43%) CCIA
14 1 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
14 1 (0.43%) CISA
14 1 (0.43%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.26%) SLA
2 2 (0.85%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.43%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 164 (69.79%) Active Directory
2 31 (13.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (10.64%) XenApp
4 23 (9.79%) Hyper-V
5 21 (8.94%) vSphere
6 14 (5.96%) VMware ESX
7 13 (5.53%) XenDesktop
8 11 (4.68%) Terminal Services
9 9 (3.83%) UAG
10 8 (3.40%) DFS Replication
11 6 (2.55%) VMware ESXi
11 6 (2.55%) Forefront TMG
12 5 (2.13%) Microsoft App-V
13 3 (1.28%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 3 (1.28%) ISA Server
13 3 (1.28%) Samba
14 2 (0.85%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 55 (23.40%) SCCM
2 15 (6.38%) SCOM
3 7 (2.98%) WSUS
4 6 (2.55%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 6 (2.55%) SolarWinds Orion
5 5 (2.13%) SCVMM
5 5 (2.13%) Backup Exec
6 4 (1.70%) NetBackup
6 4 (1.70%) HP Data Protector
7 3 (1.28%) Unicenter
7 3 (1.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 3 (1.28%) ARCserve
7 3 (1.28%) vMotion
8 2 (0.85%) ZABBIX
8 2 (0.85%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (0.85%) HP SIM
8 2 (0.85%) Oracle Identity Manager
9 1 (0.43%) FortiGate
9 1 (0.43%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 1 (0.43%) SAP Afaria
Vendors
1 99 (42.13%) Microsoft
2 77 (32.77%) VMware
3 55 (23.40%) Citrix
4 29 (12.34%) Cisco
5 24 (10.21%) HP
6 14 (5.96%) SolarWinds
7 12 (5.11%) McAfee
8 7 (2.98%) Dell
9 6 (2.55%) Red Hat
9 6 (2.55%) Brocade
9 6 (2.55%) Proofpoint
9 6 (2.55%) 3PAR
10 5 (2.13%) Sophos
10 5 (2.13%) Lotus
10 5 (2.13%) Remedy
10 5 (2.13%) Intel
11 4 (1.70%) Oracle
11 4 (1.70%) EMC
11 4 (1.70%) Veritas
11 4 (1.70%) Juniper
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