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 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server 2010
Rank 133 123 132
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +9
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2010 116 122 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.25% 1.40% 1.29%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.81% 8.06% 7.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 78 77
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£329 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.00% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £313
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 16
Average hourly rate £19.32 £15.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.80% -57.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £10.80 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.25 £28.50 £41.74
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.57 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-17.15% -
Exchange Server 2010
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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
1703 1514 1808
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.37% 17.31% 17.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 931 848 861
Average daily rate £360 £360 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £220 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £335 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.46% +1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 63 89
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.02 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.11% -14.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.37 £11.00 £12.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.52 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-5.48% -0.88%

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 16 September 2014.

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 16 September 2014. 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 +18 33 £295 -7.81% 11
Buckinghamshire +6 27 £330 +16.81% 7
Berkshire -17 20 £394 -7.35% 14
West Sussex +10 8 £223 - 4
Oxfordshire -8 8 £175 -46.15% 7
Kent -10 7 £350 +66.66% 3
Surrey -15 7 £325 - 9
East Sussex - 5 £150 - 1
Middlesex - - - -
Sussex - - - -
Thames Valley - - - -
Exchange Server 2010
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Exchange Server 2010
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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.

1 244 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 198 (81.15%) Windows
3 171 (70.08%) Active Directory
4 125 (51.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 121 (49.59%) Microsoft
6 108 (44.26%) VMware
7 75 (30.74%) Exchange Server 2007
8 74 (30.33%) Windows Server 2012
9 73 (29.92%) Exchange Server 2003
10 71 (29.10%) Windows Server 2003
11 60 (24.59%) Blackberry
12 55 (22.54%) Cisco
12 55 (22.54%) ITIL
12 55 (22.54%) Exchange Server 2013
13 54 (22.13%) Citrix
14 51 (20.90%) Lync
15 48 (19.67%) Security Cleared
15 48 (19.67%) Microsoft Certification
15 48 (19.67%) MS Excel
15 48 (19.67%) Windows 7
16 47 (19.26%) DNS
16 47 (19.26%) Firewall
16 47 (19.26%) Migration
17 41 (16.80%) MCSE
18 35 (14.34%) DHCP
19 31 (12.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
19 31 (12.70%) SC Cleared
19 31 (12.70%) SCCM
20 30 (12.30%) SAN
20 30 (12.30%) Windows XP

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

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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
1 244 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 75 (30.74%) Exchange Server 2007
3 73 (29.92%) Exchange Server 2003
4 55 (22.54%) Exchange Server 2013
5 51 (20.90%) Lync
6 31 (12.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 25 (10.25%) SharePoint
8 21 (8.61%) IIS
9 12 (4.92%) SharePoint 2013
10 8 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2000
11 4 (1.64%) SAS
12 3 (1.23%) IBM Notes
13 2 (0.82%) Live Communications Server
13 2 (0.82%) SharePoint 2010
14 1 (0.41%) WebSphere
14 1 (0.41%) Office Communications Server
14 1 (0.41%) Exchange Server 5.5
Applications
1 48 (19.67%) MS Excel
2 23 (9.43%) MS Office
3 1 (0.41%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.41%) Acrobat
3 1 (0.41%) PaintShop Pro
Business Applications
1 3 (1.23%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 18 (7.38%) Office 365
2 11 (4.51%) IaaS
2 11 (4.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (4.51%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 47 (19.26%) DNS
1 47 (19.26%) Firewall
2 35 (14.34%) DHCP
3 30 (12.30%) SAN
4 25 (10.25%) Internet
5 19 (7.79%) TCP/IP
6 12 (4.92%) LAN
7 11 (4.51%) WAN
7 11 (4.51%) Wi-Fi
8 10 (4.10%) DMZ
9 9 (3.69%) MPLS
10 8 (3.28%) BIG-IP
10 8 (3.28%) iSCSI
11 7 (2.87%) VPN
12 6 (2.46%) SSL
12 6 (2.46%) VLAN
12 6 (2.46%) Cisco IOS
13 4 (1.64%) Cisco ASA
13 4 (1.64%) NAS
13 4 (1.64%) NetScreen
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (7.79%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.10%) SQL Server 2008
2 10 (4.10%) Amazon RDS
3 7 (2.87%) SQL Server 2000
4 5 (2.05%) EDMS
5 2 (0.82%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.41%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 7
6 1 (0.41%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.41%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.41%) JMeter
1 1 (0.41%) SoapUI
1 1 (0.41%) LoadUI
General
1 10 (4.10%) Telecoms
1 10 (4.10%) Finance
2 4 (1.64%) Military
3 3 (1.23%) Manufacturing
3 3 (1.23%) Advertising
4 1 (0.41%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.41%) Banking
4 1 (0.41%) Retail
4 1 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 50 (20.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 36 (14.75%) Support Engineer
2 36 (14.75%) Consultant
3 26 (10.66%) Analyst
4 17 (6.97%) 3rd Line Support
5 15 (6.15%) Messaging Engineer
6 12 (4.92%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 12 (4.92%) Service Analyst
6 12 (4.92%) Migration Engineer
6 12 (4.92%) Service Desk Analyst
7 11 (4.51%) Administrator
7 11 (4.51%) Server Engineer
7 11 (4.51%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 10 (4.10%) Exchange Specialist
8 10 (4.10%) 2nd Line Support
9 9 (3.69%) Exchange Consultant
10 8 (3.28%) Exchange Engineer
10 8 (3.28%) Systems Administrator
10 8 (3.28%) Support Analyst
11 7 (2.87%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.82%) X-Windows
2 1 (0.41%) Application Packaging
2 1 (0.41%) HTML
2 1 (0.41%) SOAP
2 1 (0.41%) Web Services
2 1 (0.41%) XML
2 1 (0.41%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 60 (24.59%) Blackberry
2 13 (5.33%) PKI
3 12 (4.92%) Clustering
4 7 (2.87%) Replication
5 6 (2.46%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (2.05%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.23%) Handset
7 3 (1.23%) Mainframe
7 3 (1.23%) Thin Client
7 3 (1.23%) Fat Client
7 3 (1.23%) CMDB
7 3 (1.23%) Mobile Computing
8 2 (0.82%) Blog
8 2 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.82%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (0.82%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.41%) PDA
9 1 (0.41%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.41%) iPhone
9 1 (0.41%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 198 (81.15%) Windows
2 125 (51.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 74 (30.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 71 (29.10%) Windows Server 2003
5 48 (19.67%) Windows 7
6 30 (12.30%) Windows XP
7 19 (7.79%) Linux
8 12 (4.92%) Windows 2000
8 12 (4.92%) Android
8 12 (4.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 11 (4.51%) Windows 2000 Server
10 8 (3.28%) UNIX
11 5 (2.05%) Windows Mobile
11 5 (2.05%) Windows 8
12 4 (1.64%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.82%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.41%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.41%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (22.54%) ITIL
2 47 (19.26%) Migration
3 17 (6.97%) Configuration Management
4 13 (5.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 12 (4.92%) Change Management
6 10 (4.10%) Incident Management
7 9 (3.69%) Problem Management
8 8 (3.28%) Unit Testing
8 8 (3.28%) Service Management
9 7 (2.87%) Service Delivery
9 7 (2.87%) Project Management
10 5 (2.05%) Network Design
10 5 (2.05%) Mobile Device Management
11 4 (1.64%) Change Control
11 4 (1.64%) ITIL V3
11 4 (1.64%) Root Cause Analysis
12 3 (1.23%) Data Entry
12 3 (1.23%) Budget Control
12 3 (1.23%) Network Monitoring
12 3 (1.23%) Email Migration
Programming Languages
1 28 (11.48%) PowerShell
2 20 (8.20%) SQL
3 10 (4.10%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 48 (19.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 48 (19.67%) Security Cleared
2 41 (16.80%) MCSE
3 31 (12.70%) SC Cleared
4 26 (10.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 17 (6.97%) MCSA
5 17 (6.97%) MCP
6 15 (6.15%) Cisco Certification
6 15 (6.15%) DV Cleared
7 14 (5.74%) CCNA
8 11 (4.51%) Degree
9 8 (3.28%) CCNP
10 6 (2.46%) MCTS
11 5 (2.05%) MCITP
12 4 (1.64%) CCA
12 4 (1.64%) Citrix Certification
12 4 (1.64%) VCP5
13 2 (0.82%) MCSD
14 1 (0.41%) ISEB
14 1 (0.41%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.10%) SLA
2 1 (0.41%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 171 (70.08%) Active Directory
2 27 (11.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (9.43%) XenApp
3 23 (9.43%) vSphere
4 19 (7.79%) Hyper-V
5 16 (6.56%) VMware ESX
6 14 (5.74%) UAG
7 12 (4.92%) DFS Replication
8 10 (4.10%) XenDesktop
9 9 (3.69%) Terminal Services
10 5 (2.05%) VMware ESXi
10 5 (2.05%) vCloud
11 4 (1.64%) VMware Server
12 3 (1.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 2 (0.82%) Terminal Server
13 2 (0.82%) XenServer
14 1 (0.41%) Microsoft App-V
14 1 (0.41%) Xen
14 1 (0.41%) NLBS
Systems Management
1 31 (12.70%) SCCM
2 18 (7.38%) NetBackup
3 17 (6.97%) Backup Exec
4 9 (3.69%) Norton AntiVirus
5 7 (2.87%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 6 (2.46%) McAfee ePO
7 5 (2.05%) WSUS
7 5 (2.05%) MOM
8 4 (1.64%) SCOM
9 3 (1.23%) ARCserve
10 2 (0.82%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 2 (0.82%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 1 (0.41%) Unicenter
11 1 (0.41%) SCDPM
11 1 (0.41%) HP SIM
11 1 (0.41%) Oracle Identity Manager
11 1 (0.41%) FortiGate
11 1 (0.41%) MIMEsweeper
11 1 (0.41%) WhatsUp Gold
11 1 (0.41%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 121 (49.59%) Microsoft
2 108 (44.26%) VMware
3 55 (22.54%) Cisco
4 54 (22.13%) Citrix
5 28 (11.48%) Symantec
6 17 (6.97%) Proofpoint
7 12 (4.92%) Juniper
8 11 (4.51%) Red Hat
9 10 (4.10%) Remedy
9 10 (4.10%) McAfee
10 9 (3.69%) HP
10 9 (3.69%) Veeam
11 8 (3.28%) F5
11 8 (3.28%) MobileIron
12 7 (2.87%) WatchGuard
13 6 (2.46%) IronPort
13 6 (2.46%) Sophos
13 6 (2.46%) CheckPoint
13 6 (2.46%) RightFax
14 5 (2.05%) Lumension
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