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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server 2010
Rank 138 106 144
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +38
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2010 119 135 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.29% 1.61% 0.95%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.28% 9.47% 5.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 79 42
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£300 £325 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -4.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
- -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 8
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.30 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.57% -18.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £20.25 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-13.58% +12.50%
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
1635 1426 1290
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 17.71% 16.96% 16.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 935 723 653
Average daily rate £378 £353 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.94% +0.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 81 101
Average hourly rate £19.75 £15.30 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.08% -19.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.72 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £45.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.50 £18.59
% change year-on-year
-2.70% -0.48%

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 26 January 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
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 26 January 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
Berkshire -5 39 £300 -25.00% 22
Hampshire -17 30 £250 -18.03% 12
Surrey -4 16 £369 +22.91% 1
West Sussex +2 12 £310 - 7
Buckinghamshire -20 12 £200 -38.46% 5
East Sussex 0 5 - -
Oxfordshire -31 3 - - 2
Kent -15 1 £375 +50.00% 2
Sussex - 1 - -
Middlesex - - - -
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Exchange Server 2010
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

1 240 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 187 (77.92%) Windows
3 151 (62.92%) Active Directory
4 124 (51.67%) Microsoft
5 112 (46.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 89 (37.08%) Windows Server 2003
7 72 (30.00%) Security Cleared
7 72 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2003
7 72 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2007
8 71 (29.58%) VMware
9 70 (29.17%) Lync
10 63 (26.25%) Windows Server 2012
11 59 (24.58%) MS Excel
12 57 (23.75%) SC Cleared
13 52 (21.67%) ITIL
14 51 (21.25%) Blackberry
15 45 (18.75%) Windows 7
16 44 (18.33%) PowerShell
17 42 (17.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
18 41 (17.08%) Citrix
19 40 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
20 39 (16.25%) SharePoint
21 36 (15.00%) Firewall
22 35 (14.58%) SAN
23 34 (14.17%) Migration
24 33 (13.75%) Microsoft Certification
24 33 (13.75%) Cisco
25 32 (13.33%) SCCM
26 30 (12.50%) DNS
27 29 (12.08%) Windows XP

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

For the 6 months to 26 January 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
1 240 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 72 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 72 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 70 (29.17%) Lync
4 42 (17.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 40 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
6 39 (16.25%) SharePoint
7 18 (7.50%) SharePoint 2013
8 13 (5.42%) IIS
9 8 (3.33%) Live Communications Server
9 8 (3.33%) Office Communications Server
10 4 (1.67%) Exchange Server 5.5
10 4 (1.67%) IBM Notes
11 2 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2000
12 1 (0.42%) Apache
12 1 (0.42%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.42%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.42%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.42%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 59 (24.58%) MS Excel
2 24 (10.00%) MS Office
3 7 (2.92%) MS Visio
3 7 (2.92%) PaintShop Pro
4 1 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.42%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (4.58%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 26 (10.83%) Office 365
2 6 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.67%) IaaS
4 3 (1.25%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.42%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (15.00%) Firewall
2 35 (14.58%) SAN
3 30 (12.50%) DNS
4 19 (7.92%) DHCP
5 18 (7.50%) WAN
5 18 (7.50%) LAN
6 13 (5.42%) TCP/IP
7 12 (5.00%) Internet
8 11 (4.58%) VPN
9 10 (4.17%) VoIP
10 8 (3.33%) DMZ
11 7 (2.92%) BIG-IP
11 7 (2.92%) Unified Communications
12 6 (2.50%) Fibre Channel
13 5 (2.08%) Wireless
13 5 (2.08%) SSL
14 4 (1.67%) MPLS
14 4 (1.67%) Wi-Fi
14 4 (1.67%) NAS
15 3 (1.25%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (10.83%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.92%) SQL Server 2000
2 7 (2.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (1.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (1.25%) EDMS
4 3 (1.25%) SQL Server 7
4 3 (1.25%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.42%) MySQL
General
1 10 (4.17%) Finance
2 9 (3.75%) Telecoms
3 4 (1.67%) Military
4 3 (1.25%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.42%) Advertising
5 1 (0.42%) Banking
5 1 (0.42%) Retail
5 1 (0.42%) Back Office
5 1 (0.42%) Legal
Job Titles
1 47 (19.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 42 (17.50%) Support Engineer
3 33 (13.75%) Analyst
4 21 (8.75%) Consultant
5 18 (7.50%) 2nd Line Support
6 17 (7.08%) 3rd Line Support
7 16 (6.67%) Exchange Engineer
8 15 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 13 (5.42%) Service Desk Analyst
9 13 (5.42%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 13 (5.42%) Service Analyst
10 11 (4.58%) Author
10 11 (4.58%) Messaging Engineer
11 10 (4.17%) Technical Author
12 8 (3.33%) Systems Engineer
12 8 (3.33%) Server Engineer
13 7 (2.92%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 7 (2.92%) IT Support
14 6 (2.50%) Messaging Support Engineer
14 6 (2.50%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.25%) X-Windows
1 3 (1.25%) Application Packaging
2 2 (0.83%) Web Services
3 1 (0.42%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 51 (21.25%) Blackberry
2 18 (7.50%) Clustering
3 8 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (2.50%) PKI
5 5 (2.08%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.67%) Replication
6 4 (1.67%) CMDB
6 4 (1.67%) iPad
7 3 (1.25%) Mobile Computing
7 3 (1.25%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.25%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (1.25%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.83%) iPhone
9 1 (0.42%) Kindle
9 1 (0.42%) FMCG
9 1 (0.42%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 187 (77.92%) Windows
2 112 (46.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 89 (37.08%) Windows Server 2003
4 63 (26.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 45 (18.75%) Windows 7
6 29 (12.08%) Windows XP
7 10 (4.17%) UNIX
8 8 (3.33%) Windows 8
9 6 (2.50%) Linux
10 5 (2.08%) Windows 2000
11 4 (1.67%) Windows 2000 Server
12 3 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (1.25%) Windows Vista
13 2 (0.83%) Android
14 1 (0.42%) VMS
14 1 (0.42%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (21.67%) ITIL
2 34 (14.17%) Migration
3 22 (9.17%) Change Management
4 17 (7.08%) Incident Management
5 11 (4.58%) Service Management
6 10 (4.17%) Configuration Management
6 10 (4.17%) ITIL V3
6 10 (4.17%) High Availability
7 8 (3.33%) Service Delivery
8 7 (2.92%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (2.50%) Business Continuity
9 6 (2.50%) Time Management
9 6 (2.50%) Mentoring
10 5 (2.08%) Server Monitoring
11 4 (1.67%) Email Migration
11 4 (1.67%) Data Entry
11 4 (1.67%) Project Management
12 3 (1.25%) CRM
12 3 (1.25%) Technical Architecture
12 3 (1.25%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 44 (18.33%) PowerShell
2 26 (10.83%) SQL
3 10 (4.17%) VB
4 8 (3.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 72 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 57 (23.75%) SC Cleared
3 33 (13.75%) Microsoft Certification
4 21 (8.75%) MCSE
5 19 (7.92%) DV Cleared
6 7 (2.92%) MCITP
6 7 (2.92%) Degree
6 7 (2.92%) MCP
7 6 (2.50%) MCTS
8 5 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (2.08%) CCNA
9 4 (1.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (1.25%) MCSA
10 3 (1.25%) CCNP
11 1 (0.42%) MCSD
11 1 (0.42%) CCA
11 1 (0.42%) Citrix Certification
11 1 (0.42%) CCEA
11 1 (0.42%) VCAP
11 1 (0.42%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.75%) SLA
2 3 (1.25%) QA
3 1 (0.42%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.42%) P3O
3 1 (0.42%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 151 (62.92%) Active Directory
2 24 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (9.17%) Hyper-V
4 19 (7.92%) vSphere
5 15 (6.25%) Terminal Services
6 10 (4.17%) XenApp
7 9 (3.75%) VMware ESX
8 8 (3.33%) DFS Replication
9 6 (2.50%) UAG
10 5 (2.08%) XenDesktop
10 5 (2.08%) vCloud
11 4 (1.67%) VMware ESXi
12 3 (1.25%) Terminal Server
12 3 (1.25%) Microsoft App-V
13 2 (0.83%) XenServer
14 1 (0.42%) ISA Server
14 1 (0.42%) Firmware
14 1 (0.42%) Xen
14 1 (0.42%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 32 (13.33%) SCCM
2 14 (5.83%) Backup Exec
3 11 (4.58%) SCOM
4 9 (3.75%) Norton AntiVirus
5 7 (2.92%) NetBackup
6 5 (2.08%) WSUS
6 5 (2.08%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 3 (1.25%) SCDPM
7 3 (1.25%) SolarWinds Orion
7 3 (1.25%) McAfee ePO
7 3 (1.25%) MOM
8 2 (0.83%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (0.83%) Foglight
8 2 (0.83%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.42%) FortiGate
9 1 (0.42%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 1 (0.42%) SAP Afaria
9 1 (0.42%) SCVMM
9 1 (0.42%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 124 (51.67%) Microsoft
2 71 (29.58%) VMware
3 41 (17.08%) Citrix
4 33 (13.75%) Cisco
5 21 (8.75%) McAfee
6 18 (7.50%) Symantec
6 18 (7.50%) HP
7 13 (5.42%) Remedy
8 9 (3.75%) SolarWinds
9 8 (3.33%) F5
10 7 (2.92%) Sophos
10 7 (2.92%) Avaya
11 6 (2.50%) Juniper
11 6 (2.50%) Dell
12 5 (2.08%) CA
12 5 (2.08%) CheckPoint
13 4 (1.67%) Proofpoint
13 4 (1.67%) Acronis
13 4 (1.67%) Mitel
13 4 (1.67%) Veritas
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