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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server 2010
Rank 136 142 137
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -5
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2010 145 113 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.46% 1.23% 1.23%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.56% 6.62% 7.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 63 63
Average daily rate
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£355 £310 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.51% -8.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £170 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £301 £288
% change year-on-year
+3.05% +4.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 6
Average hourly rate £16.14 £19.32 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.45% +48.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £14.00 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £84.69 £23.25 £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -20.00%
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
1919 1707 1494
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 19.38% 18.53% 17.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1184 942 818
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £213 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 85 72
Average hourly rate £18.68 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.88% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £32.50 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -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 4 September 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 4 September 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 4 September 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 +20 53 £363 +26.08% 11
Berkshire +9 28 £325 -20.00% 9
East Sussex +20 21 £330 +120.00% 1
Kent +13 17 £369 +5.35% 9
Surrey -2 6 £225 -28.00% 16
West Sussex -18 6 £213 -3.40% 4
Buckinghamshire -32 5 £268 -18.93% 3
Oxfordshire -20 4 £313 +78.57% 1
Middlesex - 2 £325 -
Exchange Server 2010
England

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 258 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 228 (88.37%) Windows
3 166 (64.34%) Windows Server 2008
4 161 (62.40%) Active Directory
5 130 (50.39%) Windows Server 2012
6 128 (49.61%) Microsoft
7 116 (44.96%) VMware
8 86 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
9 84 (32.56%) Exchange Server 2013
10 79 (30.62%) Windows Server 2003
11 78 (30.23%) Microsoft Certification
12 71 (27.52%) ITIL
13 69 (26.74%) MCSE
14 61 (23.64%) VMware Infrastructure
14 61 (23.64%) Lync
15 59 (22.87%) MS Excel
15 59 (22.87%) Citrix
16 58 (22.48%) Security Cleared
17 54 (20.93%) SCCM
17 54 (20.93%) SAN
18 53 (20.54%) DNS
19 46 (17.83%) DHCP
20 44 (17.05%) LAN
20 44 (17.05%) SQL
21 43 (16.67%) Cisco
22 41 (15.89%) Exchange Server 2003
22 41 (15.89%) Office 365
23 40 (15.50%) SQL Server
24 38 (14.73%) TCP/IP
24 38 (14.73%) Windows 7

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 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
1 258 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 86 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 84 (32.56%) Exchange Server 2013
4 61 (23.64%) Lync
5 41 (15.89%) Exchange Server 2003
6 34 (13.18%) SharePoint
7 18 (6.98%) IIS
8 12 (4.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 10 (3.88%) SharePoint 2013
10 4 (1.55%) Live Communications Server
11 3 (1.16%) IBM Notes
11 3 (1.16%) SharePoint Server
11 3 (1.16%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.39%) MS Project Server
12 1 (0.39%) Office Communications Server
12 1 (0.39%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 59 (22.87%) MS Excel
2 29 (11.24%) MS Office
3 12 (4.65%) MS Visio
3 12 (4.65%) PaintShop Pro
4 5 (1.94%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 41 (15.89%) Office 365
2 27 (10.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (6.59%) IaaS
4 14 (5.43%) SaaS
4 14 (5.43%) PaaS
5 3 (1.16%) Yammer
6 2 (0.78%) Mimecast
6 2 (0.78%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.39%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.39%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 54 (20.93%) SAN
2 53 (20.54%) DNS
3 46 (17.83%) DHCP
4 44 (17.05%) LAN
5 38 (14.73%) TCP/IP
6 35 (13.57%) WAN
7 31 (12.02%) Firewall
8 26 (10.08%) VLAN
9 25 (9.69%) NAS
10 20 (7.75%) Fibre Channel
11 12 (4.65%) Wireless
11 12 (4.65%) MPLS
11 12 (4.65%) WLAN
12 11 (4.26%) VPN
13 9 (3.49%) OSPF
13 9 (3.49%) BGP
14 6 (2.33%) BIG-IP
14 6 (2.33%) Cisco IOS
15 4 (1.55%) iSCSI
15 4 (1.55%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (15.50%) SQL Server
2 19 (7.36%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (3.49%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (3.10%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.78%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (0.78%) EDMS
Development Applications
1 2 (0.78%) Wise Package Studio
2 1 (0.39%) ClearCase
2 1 (0.39%) ClearQuest
General
1 7 (2.71%) Finance
2 5 (1.94%) Military
3 2 (0.78%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.39%) Retail
4 1 (0.39%) Law
Job Titles
1 39 (15.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 36 (13.95%) Architect
3 31 (12.02%) Analyst
3 31 (12.02%) Infrastructure Architect
4 27 (10.47%) Support Engineer
5 24 (9.30%) 3rd Line Support
6 22 (8.53%) Consultant
7 15 (5.81%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 12 (4.65%) Support Analyst
9 11 (4.26%) Author
9 11 (4.26%) Service Analyst
9 11 (4.26%) Service Desk Analyst
10 10 (3.88%) 2nd Line Support
10 10 (3.88%) Server Engineer
11 9 (3.49%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 8 (3.10%) 1st Line Support
13 7 (2.71%) Help Desk Support
13 7 (2.71%) Infrastructure Consultant
13 7 (2.71%) Exchange Engineer
13 7 (2.71%) Messaging Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.55%) Application Packaging
2 3 (1.16%) Software Packaging
2 3 (1.16%) ODBC
3 1 (0.39%) WAP
3 1 (0.39%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 21 (8.14%) Data Centre
2 13 (5.04%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (5.04%) Clustering
3 12 (4.65%) Blackberry
4 10 (3.88%) Management Information System
5 8 (3.10%) PKI
6 7 (2.71%) Client/Server
7 6 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (1.94%) Replication
8 5 (1.94%) Smartphone
9 4 (1.55%) Informatics
10 3 (1.16%) Fat Client
10 3 (1.16%) Thin Client
10 3 (1.16%) BYOD
11 2 (0.78%) EMC VNX
11 2 (0.78%) EMC VNXe
11 2 (0.78%) Statistics
11 2 (0.78%) Visualisation
12 1 (0.39%) HP Storage
12 1 (0.39%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 228 (88.37%) Windows
2 166 (64.34%) Windows Server 2008
3 130 (50.39%) Windows Server 2012
4 79 (30.62%) Windows Server 2003
5 38 (14.73%) Windows 7
6 31 (12.02%) Windows XP
7 15 (5.81%) UNIX
8 11 (4.26%) Windows 8
9 9 (3.49%) Linux
9 9 (3.49%) Windows 2000
10 5 (1.94%) Windows 2000 Server
11 4 (1.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (1.16%) Android
13 2 (0.78%) Windows NT
13 2 (0.78%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.39%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.39%) HPUX
14 1 (0.39%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (27.52%) ITIL
2 32 (12.40%) Migration
3 16 (6.20%) Service Delivery
4 12 (4.65%) SDLC
5 10 (3.88%) Capacity Planning
5 10 (3.88%) Change Control
6 9 (3.49%) Mentoring
7 8 (3.10%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (2.71%) Performance Management
9 6 (2.33%) Network Management
9 6 (2.33%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (2.33%) Configuration Management
10 5 (1.94%) Validation
10 5 (1.94%) Problem Management
10 5 (1.94%) Coaching
11 4 (1.55%) Server Building
11 4 (1.55%) High Availability
11 4 (1.55%) Change Management
11 4 (1.55%) Incident Management
12 3 (1.16%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (17.05%) SQL
2 23 (8.91%) PowerShell
3 8 (3.10%) VBScript
4 3 (1.16%) VB
5 1 (0.39%) Python
5 1 (0.39%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 78 (30.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 69 (26.74%) MCSE
3 58 (22.48%) Security Cleared
4 34 (13.18%) SC Cleared
5 20 (7.75%) DV Cleared
6 19 (7.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 16 (6.20%) MCTS
8 13 (5.04%) CCNA
8 13 (5.04%) Cisco Certification
9 12 (4.65%) MCITP
10 8 (3.10%) MCSA
11 7 (2.71%) MCP
12 5 (1.94%) CCNP
12 5 (1.94%) Degree
13 4 (1.55%) VCP4
13 4 (1.55%) HND
14 1 (0.39%) CCDA
14 1 (0.39%) ITIL Certification
14 1 (0.39%) VCP5
14 1 (0.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.43%) SLA
2 5 (1.94%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.39%) ISO 9000
3 1 (0.39%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 161 (62.40%) Active Directory
2 61 (23.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (14.34%) vSphere
4 36 (13.95%) XenApp
5 26 (10.08%) Hyper-V
6 20 (7.75%) XenDesktop
7 19 (7.36%) VMware ESX
8 15 (5.81%) vCloud
9 9 (3.49%) Forefront TMG
9 9 (3.49%) DFS Replication
10 6 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
11 4 (1.55%) ISA Server
12 3 (1.16%) Samba
13 2 (0.78%) Terminal Services
13 2 (0.78%) Microsoft App-V
13 2 (0.78%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 2 (0.78%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 2 (0.78%) VMware Server
14 1 (0.39%) UAG
Systems Management
1 54 (20.93%) SCCM
2 25 (9.69%) SCOM
3 18 (6.98%) vMotion
4 12 (4.65%) SolarWinds Orion
5 11 (4.26%) WSUS
6 7 (2.71%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 7 (2.71%) Backup Exec
7 5 (1.94%) Foglight
7 5 (1.94%) NetBackup
7 5 (1.94%) SCVMM
7 5 (1.94%) EMC NetWorker
8 4 (1.55%) SCDPM
8 4 (1.55%) HP Data Protector
9 3 (1.16%) Norton AntiVirus
10 2 (0.78%) Unicenter
10 2 (0.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 2 (0.78%) ARCserve
10 2 (0.78%) McAfee ePO
10 2 (0.78%) HP SIM
10 2 (0.78%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 128 (49.61%) Microsoft
2 116 (44.96%) VMware
3 59 (22.87%) Citrix
4 43 (16.67%) Cisco
5 32 (12.40%) HP
6 29 (11.24%) Intel
7 16 (6.20%) SolarWinds
8 15 (5.81%) Dell
9 11 (4.26%) EMC
10 10 (3.88%) CheckPoint
11 8 (3.10%) 3PAR
12 7 (2.71%) F5
12 7 (2.71%) Polycom
12 7 (2.71%) ProCurve
12 7 (2.71%) Symantec
13 6 (2.33%) Brocade
13 6 (2.33%) NetApp
14 5 (1.94%) McAfee
14 5 (1.94%) Dell Compellent
15 4 (1.55%) Sophos
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