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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server 2010
Rank 140 116 141
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +25
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2010 128 129 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.30% 1.45% 0.98%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.36% 8.45% 5.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 58 51
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£325 £300 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £170 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £402 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £295 £275
% change year-on-year
+6.77% +7.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 19 8
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -20.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £13.00 £13.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.41 £25.60 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.25 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-13.63% -8.33%
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
1740 1527 1284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 17.74% 17.12% 16.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 971 786 659
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £203 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 83 101
Average hourly rate £17.75 £16.25 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.23% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.15 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £37.50 £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.73 £19.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-11.97% +1.71%

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 March 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 4 March 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 -6 39 £250 -9.09% 7
Berkshire +8 34 £375 +36.36% 9
West Sussex +3 20 £370 - 2
Surrey -9 13 £325 +160.00% 9
Oxfordshire -11 11 £354 +16.46% 1
Buckinghamshire -37 6 £260 -20.00% 5
East Sussex -1 3 £263 -19.23% 3
Sussex - 1 - -
Kent - - - - 2
Middlesex - - - - 1
Exchange Server 2010
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Exchange Server 2010
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 March 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.

1 252 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 206 (81.75%) Windows
3 161 (63.89%) Active Directory
4 122 (48.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 120 (47.62%) Microsoft
6 93 (36.90%) Windows Server 2003
7 78 (30.95%) Security Cleared
8 71 (28.17%) Exchange Server 2003
8 71 (28.17%) Windows Server 2012
9 70 (27.78%) Lync
10 69 (27.38%) VMware
11 64 (25.40%) SC Cleared
12 59 (23.41%) Exchange Server 2007
13 52 (20.63%) Blackberry
13 52 (20.63%) MS Excel
14 50 (19.84%) ITIL
14 50 (19.84%) Citrix
15 46 (18.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 46 (18.25%) SCCM
16 45 (17.86%) SharePoint
17 41 (16.27%) PowerShell
18 40 (15.87%) Windows 7
19 38 (15.08%) Exchange Server 2013
20 36 (14.29%) SAN
21 33 (13.10%) Microsoft Certification
21 33 (13.10%) Cisco
22 32 (12.70%) Windows XP
23 29 (11.51%) SQL Server
23 29 (11.51%) Migration
24 28 (11.11%) DNS

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

For the 6 months to 4 March 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
1 252 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 71 (28.17%) Exchange Server 2003
3 70 (27.78%) Lync
4 59 (23.41%) Exchange Server 2007
5 46 (18.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 45 (17.86%) SharePoint
7 38 (15.08%) Exchange Server 2013
8 20 (7.94%) SharePoint 2013
9 15 (5.95%) IIS
10 9 (3.57%) Live Communications Server
11 7 (2.78%) Office Communications Server
12 5 (1.98%) SharePoint 2010
13 4 (1.59%) Exchange Server 5.5
14 3 (1.19%) IBM Notes
15 2 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2000
16 1 (0.40%) Apache
16 1 (0.40%) Tomcat
16 1 (0.40%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 52 (20.63%) MS Excel
2 23 (9.13%) MS Office
3 11 (4.37%) MS Visio
3 11 (4.37%) PaintShop Pro
4 1 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.40%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (3.97%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 28 (11.11%) Office 365
2 8 (3.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (2.38%) IaaS
4 5 (1.98%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (1.98%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (14.29%) SAN
2 28 (11.11%) DNS
2 28 (11.11%) Firewall
3 19 (7.54%) DHCP
3 19 (7.54%) WAN
3 19 (7.54%) LAN
4 16 (6.35%) TCP/IP
5 14 (5.56%) VoIP
6 11 (4.37%) VPN
6 11 (4.37%) Internet
7 6 (2.38%) Unified Communications
7 6 (2.38%) Fibre Channel
7 6 (2.38%) Wi-Fi
7 6 (2.38%) Wireless
8 5 (1.98%) SSL
9 4 (1.59%) MPLS
10 3 (1.19%) BIG-IP
10 3 (1.19%) NAS
11 2 (0.79%) Multicast
11 2 (0.79%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (11.51%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.38%) SQL Server 2000
2 6 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (1.98%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (1.98%) Amazon RDS
4 4 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (1.19%) SQL Server 7
6 2 (0.79%) EDMS
7 1 (0.40%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.40%) MySQL
7 1 (0.40%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (0.79%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 11 (4.37%) Finance
2 7 (2.78%) Telecoms
3 5 (1.98%) Military
4 3 (1.19%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.79%) Retail
6 1 (0.40%) Banking
6 1 (0.40%) Legal
6 1 (0.40%) Advertising
6 1 (0.40%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 45 (17.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 45 (17.86%) Support Engineer
2 28 (11.11%) Analyst
3 21 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
4 20 (7.94%) Exchange Engineer
5 18 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 17 (6.75%) Messaging Engineer
6 17 (6.75%) Author
6 17 (6.75%) 3rd Line Support
7 12 (4.76%) Technical Author
7 12 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
7 12 (4.76%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 11 (4.37%) Consultant
9 10 (3.97%) Service Analyst
9 10 (3.97%) Service Desk Analyst
10 9 (3.57%) IT Support
11 8 (3.17%) Administrator
11 8 (3.17%) Architect
11 8 (3.17%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 7 (2.78%) Messaging Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.78%) Application Packaging
2 3 (1.19%) X-Windows
3 2 (0.79%) Web Services
3 2 (0.79%) Software Packaging
4 1 (0.40%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 52 (20.63%) Blackberry
2 16 (6.35%) Clustering
3 8 (3.17%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (3.17%) PKI
4 7 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (2.38%) Replication
6 4 (1.59%) iPad
6 4 (1.59%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.19%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.19%) CMDB
8 2 (0.79%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (0.79%) iPhone
9 1 (0.40%) FMCG
9 1 (0.40%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 206 (81.75%) Windows
2 122 (48.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 93 (36.90%) Windows Server 2003
4 71 (28.17%) Windows Server 2012
5 40 (15.87%) Windows 7
6 32 (12.70%) Windows XP
7 16 (6.35%) UNIX
8 12 (4.76%) Linux
9 7 (2.78%) Windows 2000
9 7 (2.78%) Windows 8
10 5 (1.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (1.19%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (0.79%) Android
12 2 (0.79%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.40%) VMS
13 1 (0.40%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (19.84%) ITIL
2 29 (11.51%) Migration
3 21 (8.33%) Change Management
4 17 (6.75%) Incident Management
5 12 (4.76%) Configuration Management
6 11 (4.37%) High Availability
7 9 (3.57%) Service Delivery
7 9 (3.57%) ITIL V3
8 8 (3.17%) Service Management
9 7 (2.78%) Time Management
10 6 (2.38%) Mentoring
11 5 (1.98%) Data Analysis
11 5 (1.98%) Business Continuity
11 5 (1.98%) Server Monitoring
12 4 (1.59%) Project Management
13 3 (1.19%) Software Engineering
13 3 (1.19%) Disaster Recovery
13 3 (1.19%) Email Migration
13 3 (1.19%) Line Management
13 3 (1.19%) Data Entry
Programming Languages
1 41 (16.27%) PowerShell
2 23 (9.13%) SQL
3 12 (4.76%) VB
4 6 (2.38%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 78 (30.95%) Security Cleared
2 64 (25.40%) SC Cleared
3 33 (13.10%) Microsoft Certification
4 25 (9.92%) MCSE
5 18 (7.14%) DV Cleared
6 12 (4.76%) MCP
7 7 (2.78%) MCITP
7 7 (2.78%) MCSA
8 6 (2.38%) VCP4
8 6 (2.38%) MCTS
9 5 (1.98%) Degree
10 4 (1.59%) CCNA
10 4 (1.59%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (1.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (1.19%) CCNP
12 1 (0.40%) CISA
12 1 (0.40%) CCA
12 1 (0.40%) Citrix Certification
12 1 (0.40%) CCEA
12 1 (0.40%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.98%) SLA
2 3 (1.19%) QA
3 1 (0.40%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.40%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.40%) P3O
System Software
1 161 (63.89%) Active Directory
2 25 (9.92%) Hyper-V
3 22 (8.73%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (7.14%) vSphere
5 16 (6.35%) Terminal Services
6 13 (5.16%) XenApp
7 9 (3.57%) VMware ESX
7 9 (3.57%) UAG
8 8 (3.17%) DFS Replication
9 6 (2.38%) XenDesktop
10 5 (1.98%) Microsoft App-V
11 4 (1.59%) VMware ESXi
12 3 (1.19%) vCloud
13 2 (0.79%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 1 (0.40%) Xen
14 1 (0.40%) ISA Server
14 1 (0.40%) Firmware
14 1 (0.40%) Terminal Server
14 1 (0.40%) Forefront TMG
14 1 (0.40%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 46 (18.25%) SCCM
2 11 (4.37%) SCOM
3 10 (3.97%) Backup Exec
4 6 (2.38%) Norton AntiVirus
5 5 (1.98%) WSUS
5 5 (1.98%) NetBackup
6 4 (1.59%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 4 (1.59%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 3 (1.19%) MOM
7 3 (1.19%) McAfee ePO
7 3 (1.19%) SolarWinds Orion
8 2 (0.79%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 2 (0.79%) SCDPM
8 2 (0.79%) Unicenter
8 2 (0.79%) ARCserve
8 2 (0.79%) Foglight
8 2 (0.79%) HP Data Protector
8 2 (0.79%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.40%) SCVMM
9 1 (0.40%) SAP Afaria
Vendors
1 120 (47.62%) Microsoft
2 69 (27.38%) VMware
3 50 (19.84%) Citrix
4 33 (13.10%) Cisco
5 21 (8.33%) HP
5 21 (8.33%) McAfee
6 14 (5.56%) Symantec
7 12 (4.76%) Remedy
8 10 (3.97%) Proofpoint
9 9 (3.57%) SolarWinds
10 6 (2.38%) Dell
10 6 (2.38%) Avaya
11 5 (1.98%) CheckPoint
11 5 (1.98%) Red Hat
11 5 (1.98%) Juniper
11 5 (1.98%) CA
11 5 (1.98%) SAP
11 5 (1.98%) Lumension
12 4 (1.59%) Riverbed
12 4 (1.59%) Meraki
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