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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server 2010
Rank 130 131 104
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -27
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2010 136 120 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.45% 1.34% 1.67%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.70% 7.23% 9.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 62 93
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£343 £310 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.48% -8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £164 £190 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £394 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £285 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.35% -5.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 5
Average hourly rate £20.50 £16.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.24% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.07 £14.60 £15.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £100.57 £24.00 £31.58
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £16.25 £21.25
% change year-on-year
+24.21% -23.52%
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
1563 1659 1413
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 16.70% 18.52% 17.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 970 901 750
Average daily rate £375 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £482 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 77 94
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -10.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.09 £50.90 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £16.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -15.38%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 3 July 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 +10 46 £363 +11.53% 4
East Sussex +2 16 £330 +100.00% 3
Buckinghamshire +1 15 £316 +15.00% 4
Surrey -4 14 £275 -8.33% 11
Berkshire +11 13 £395 -7.05% 8
Kent +2 10 £450 +28.57% 4
Oxfordshire -15 10 £128 -63.57% 2
Middlesex +8 5 £220 -43.22% 2
West Sussex -30 5 £220 - 5
Exchange Server 2010
England

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 266 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 235 (88.35%) Windows
3 183 (68.80%) Active Directory
4 164 (61.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 122 (45.86%) Microsoft
6 113 (42.48%) Windows Server 2012
7 97 (36.47%) Windows Server 2003
7 97 (36.47%) VMware
8 73 (27.44%) Exchange Server 2013
9 71 (26.69%) Exchange Server 2007
10 66 (24.81%) Lync
11 65 (24.44%) Security Cleared
12 63 (23.68%) Microsoft Certification
13 57 (21.43%) Citrix
13 57 (21.43%) SCCM
14 56 (21.05%) MCSE
15 55 (20.68%) MS Excel
16 53 (19.92%) ITIL
17 52 (19.55%) Exchange Server 2003
18 51 (19.17%) SC Cleared
19 48 (18.05%) VMware Infrastructure
19 48 (18.05%) DNS
20 44 (16.54%) SAN
21 42 (15.79%) Windows 7
22 40 (15.04%) SQL
23 39 (14.66%) DHCP
24 38 (14.29%) SQL Server
25 37 (13.91%) Migration
26 34 (12.78%) PowerShell
27 33 (12.41%) LAN

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 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
1 266 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 73 (27.44%) Exchange Server 2013
3 71 (26.69%) Exchange Server 2007
4 66 (24.81%) Lync
5 52 (19.55%) Exchange Server 2003
6 32 (12.03%) SharePoint
7 19 (7.14%) IIS
8 16 (6.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 8 (3.01%) SharePoint 2013
10 7 (2.63%) SharePoint 2010
11 5 (1.88%) IBM Notes
12 2 (0.75%) SharePoint Server
12 2 (0.75%) Live Communications Server
13 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2000
13 1 (0.38%) MS Project Server
13 1 (0.38%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 55 (20.68%) MS Excel
2 32 (12.03%) MS Office
3 16 (6.02%) MS Visio
3 16 (6.02%) PaintShop Pro
4 4 (1.50%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.13%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 32 (12.03%) Office 365
2 18 (6.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (5.64%) IaaS
4 10 (3.76%) SaaS
5 9 (3.38%) PaaS
6 4 (1.50%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (1.50%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (1.13%) Mimecast
8 2 (0.75%) Yammer
9 1 (0.38%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 48 (18.05%) DNS
2 44 (16.54%) SAN
3 39 (14.66%) DHCP
4 33 (12.41%) LAN
5 28 (10.53%) WAN
6 27 (10.15%) TCP/IP
7 24 (9.02%) Firewall
8 17 (6.39%) NAS
9 15 (5.64%) Fibre Channel
10 14 (5.26%) VLAN
11 11 (4.14%) Wireless
12 10 (3.76%) VPN
13 9 (3.38%) MPLS
14 8 (3.01%) VoIP
14 8 (3.01%) WLAN
15 7 (2.63%) Internet
16 4 (1.50%) Wi-Fi
16 4 (1.50%) Cisco IOS
16 4 (1.50%) Unified Communications
16 4 (1.50%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 18 (6.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (4.14%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (3.01%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (1.50%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (0.75%) EDMS
7 1 (0.38%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.38%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 3 (1.13%) Wise Package Studio
2 1 (0.38%) ClearCase
2 1 (0.38%) ClearQuest
General
1 7 (2.63%) Finance
2 4 (1.50%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.13%) Military
4 2 (0.75%) Retail
4 2 (0.75%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.38%) Legal
Job Titles
1 35 (13.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 33 (12.41%) Support Engineer
3 28 (10.53%) Architect
4 26 (9.77%) Analyst
5 22 (8.27%) Infrastructure Architect
6 19 (7.14%) Author
7 17 (6.39%) Consultant
7 17 (6.39%) 2nd Line Support
8 16 (6.02%) 3rd Line Support
9 15 (5.64%) Exchange Engineer
10 12 (4.51%) IT Support
11 11 (4.14%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 11 (4.14%) Support Analyst
12 10 (3.76%) Administrator
12 10 (3.76%) Service Analyst
12 10 (3.76%) Service Desk Analyst
12 10 (3.76%) Server Engineer
12 10 (3.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 10 (3.76%) Messaging Engineer
13 9 (3.38%) Technical Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.63%) Application Packaging
2 4 (1.50%) Software Packaging
3 3 (1.13%) ODBC
4 1 (0.38%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 21 (7.89%) Blackberry
2 13 (4.89%) Data Centre
3 11 (4.14%) PKI
3 11 (4.14%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (3.38%) Management Information System
5 8 (3.01%) Clustering
6 4 (1.50%) Replication
6 4 (1.50%) Informatics
6 4 (1.50%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.13%) BYOD
7 3 (1.13%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.13%) Smartphone
8 2 (0.75%) Thin Client
8 2 (0.75%) Fat Client
8 2 (0.75%) EMC VNX
8 2 (0.75%) EMC VNXe
9 1 (0.38%) FMCG
9 1 (0.38%) iPad
9 1 (0.38%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.38%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 235 (88.35%) Windows
2 164 (61.65%) Windows Server 2008
3 113 (42.48%) Windows Server 2012
4 97 (36.47%) Windows Server 2003
5 42 (15.79%) Windows 7
6 30 (11.28%) Windows XP
7 19 (7.14%) UNIX
8 15 (5.64%) Linux
9 10 (3.76%) Windows 2000
10 9 (3.38%) Windows 8
11 6 (2.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (1.13%) Windows 2000 Server
13 2 (0.75%) Android
14 1 (0.38%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.38%) HPUX
14 1 (0.38%) VMS
14 1 (0.38%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.38%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (19.92%) ITIL
2 37 (13.91%) Migration
3 16 (6.02%) SDLC
4 13 (4.89%) Service Delivery
5 11 (4.14%) Configuration Management
6 9 (3.38%) Mentoring
7 8 (3.01%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (2.63%) Change Control
9 6 (2.26%) Change Management
9 6 (2.26%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (2.26%) Capacity Planning
10 5 (1.88%) Data Analysis
10 5 (1.88%) Validation
10 5 (1.88%) Coaching
11 4 (1.50%) Server Building
11 4 (1.50%) Incident Management
11 4 (1.50%) Problem Management
11 4 (1.50%) Performance Management
12 3 (1.13%) Unit Testing
12 3 (1.13%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 40 (15.04%) SQL
2 34 (12.78%) PowerShell
3 11 (4.14%) VBScript
4 8 (3.01%) VB
5 1 (0.38%) Python
Qualifications
1 65 (24.44%) Security Cleared
2 63 (23.68%) Microsoft Certification
3 56 (21.05%) MCSE
4 51 (19.17%) SC Cleared
5 15 (5.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 13 (4.89%) MCTS
7 11 (4.14%) MCP
8 10 (3.76%) MCSA
8 10 (3.76%) MCITP
9 7 (2.63%) DV Cleared
9 7 (2.63%) CCNA
9 7 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (2.26%) Degree
11 4 (1.50%) HND
11 4 (1.50%) VCP4
12 2 (0.75%) CCNP
13 1 (0.38%) MCSD
13 1 (0.38%) CCDA
13 1 (0.38%) CISSP
13 1 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.14%) SLA
2 3 (1.13%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.38%) ISO 9000
3 1 (0.38%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 183 (68.80%) Active Directory
2 48 (18.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (11.28%) XenApp
4 26 (9.77%) vSphere
5 23 (8.65%) Hyper-V
6 15 (5.64%) XenDesktop
7 14 (5.26%) VMware ESX
8 9 (3.38%) Forefront TMG
8 9 (3.38%) vCloud
9 8 (3.01%) Terminal Services
10 6 (2.26%) UAG
10 6 (2.26%) VMware ESXi
10 6 (2.26%) DFS Replication
11 5 (1.88%) Microsoft App-V
12 4 (1.50%) ISA Server
13 3 (1.13%) Samba
13 3 (1.13%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 2 (0.75%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 57 (21.43%) SCCM
2 20 (7.52%) SCOM
3 13 (4.89%) vMotion
4 8 (3.01%) WSUS
5 7 (2.63%) Backup Exec
5 7 (2.63%) SolarWinds Orion
6 6 (2.26%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 5 (1.88%) SCVMM
7 5 (1.88%) NetBackup
8 4 (1.50%) EMC NetWorker
8 4 (1.50%) HP Data Protector
9 3 (1.13%) Unicenter
9 3 (1.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 3 (1.13%) ARCserve
10 2 (0.75%) Foglight
10 2 (0.75%) HP SIM
10 2 (0.75%) Oracle Identity Manager
10 2 (0.75%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 1 (0.38%) SCDPM
11 1 (0.38%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 122 (45.86%) Microsoft
2 97 (36.47%) VMware
3 57 (21.43%) Citrix
4 32 (12.03%) Cisco
5 25 (9.40%) HP
6 16 (6.02%) Intel
7 14 (5.26%) SolarWinds
8 11 (4.14%) Dell
9 9 (3.38%) EMC
10 8 (3.01%) 3PAR
11 7 (2.63%) NetApp
12 6 (2.26%) Red Hat
12 6 (2.26%) Brocade
12 6 (2.26%) McAfee
12 6 (2.26%) Proofpoint
13 5 (1.88%) ProCurve
13 5 (1.88%) CheckPoint
13 5 (1.88%) Lotus
14 4 (1.50%) Remedy
14 4 (1.50%) Sophos
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