The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the South East region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server 2010
Rank 125 123 128
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +5
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2010 116 115 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.26% 1.36% 1.20%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.86% 8.35% 7.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 79 63
Average daily rate
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£325 £340 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £303 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+0.83% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 14
Average hourly rate £16.07 £15.25 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.37% -56.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.60 £15.05 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.79 £15.45 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-27.50% -11.11%
Application Platforms Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
1691 1378 1651
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.42% 16.29% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 907 759 806
Average daily rate £350 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 85 83
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -25.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £12.26 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £37.90 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.36% -5.00%
Exchange Server 2010
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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 1 August 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
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 1 August 2014.

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 1 August 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 +9 35 £320 +0.62% 5
Buckinghamshire +2 19 £330 +0.76% 3
West Sussex +12 17 £225 - 6
Berkshire -23 14 £425 +4.29% 11
Surrey -9 10 £313 +4.16% 8
Kent -2 8 £350 +115.38% 1
Oxfordshire -19 6 £198 -45.89% 5
East Sussex - 4 £128 - 1
Sussex - 2 £370 -
Middlesex - - - -
Exchange Server 2010
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Exchange Server 2010
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 August 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.

1 265 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 224 (84.53%) Windows
3 168 (63.40%) Active Directory
4 153 (57.74%) Windows Server 2008
5 134 (50.57%) Microsoft
6 112 (42.26%) VMware
7 87 (32.83%) Windows Server 2003
8 86 (32.45%) Windows Server 2012
9 74 (27.92%) Exchange Server 2003
10 69 (26.04%) Exchange Server 2007
10 69 (26.04%) ITIL
11 67 (25.28%) Citrix
12 66 (24.91%) Blackberry
13 62 (23.40%) Cisco
14 56 (21.13%) Security Cleared
15 52 (19.62%) Exchange Server 2013
16 50 (18.87%) Windows 7
16 50 (18.87%) Migration
17 48 (18.11%) SCCM
18 47 (17.74%) Firewall
19 46 (17.36%) SC Cleared
20 45 (16.98%) DNS
21 44 (16.60%) Microsoft Certification
21 44 (16.60%) Lync
22 42 (15.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
23 41 (15.47%) Windows XP
24 40 (15.09%) VMware Infrastructure
25 39 (14.72%) Hyper-V
25 39 (14.72%) MS Excel
26 38 (14.34%) MCSE

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 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
1 265 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 74 (27.92%) Exchange Server 2003
3 69 (26.04%) Exchange Server 2007
4 52 (19.62%) Exchange Server 2013
5 44 (16.60%) Lync
6 42 (15.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 20 (7.55%) SharePoint
8 17 (6.42%) IIS
9 15 (5.66%) IBM Notes
10 12 (4.53%) SharePoint 2013
11 10 (3.77%) Lotus Domino
12 8 (3.02%) Exchange Server 2000
13 4 (1.51%) SAS
14 2 (0.75%) Office Communications Server
14 2 (0.75%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 39 (14.72%) MS Excel
2 24 (9.06%) MS Office
3 2 (0.75%) PaintShop Pro
3 2 (0.75%) Acrobat
3 2 (0.75%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 19 (7.17%) Office 365
2 11 (4.15%) IaaS
2 11 (4.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (4.15%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 47 (17.74%) Firewall
2 45 (16.98%) DNS
3 37 (13.96%) Internet
4 32 (12.08%) SAN
5 30 (11.32%) DHCP
6 20 (7.55%) TCP/IP
7 17 (6.42%) SMTP
8 15 (5.66%) iSCSI
9 13 (4.91%) LAN
10 12 (4.53%) WAN
11 11 (4.15%) Wi-Fi
12 10 (3.77%) NAS
12 10 (3.77%) X.400
13 9 (3.40%) MPLS
14 8 (3.02%) Cisco IOS
14 8 (3.02%) VPN
15 7 (2.64%) SSL
16 6 (2.26%) Wireless
16 6 (2.26%) VLAN
16 6 (2.26%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (10.19%) SQL Server
2 12 (4.53%) SQL Server 2005
3 10 (3.77%) Amazon RDS
4 7 (2.64%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (1.89%) EDMS
6 2 (0.75%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (0.75%) MySQL
7 1 (0.38%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.38%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.38%) JMeter
1 1 (0.38%) SoapUI
1 1 (0.38%) LoadUI
General
1 12 (4.53%) Finance
2 6 (2.26%) Military
3 5 (1.89%) Telecoms
4 2 (0.75%) Manufacturing
4 2 (0.75%) Advertising
5 1 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.38%) Retail
5 1 (0.38%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.38%) Legal
Job Titles
1 43 (16.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 41 (15.47%) Support Engineer
3 33 (12.45%) Consultant
4 26 (9.81%) 3rd Line Support
5 21 (7.92%) Messaging Engineer
6 20 (7.55%) Analyst
7 17 (6.42%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 13 (4.91%) 2nd Line Support
8 13 (4.91%) Exchange Specialist
9 11 (4.15%) Migration Engineer
9 11 (4.15%) Server Engineer
9 11 (4.15%) Administrator
9 11 (4.15%) Exchange Consultant
10 10 (3.77%) Support Analyst
11 9 (3.40%) Messaging Consultant
11 9 (3.40%) 1st Line Support
12 8 (3.02%) Exchange Engineer
12 8 (3.02%) Systems Administrator
13 7 (2.64%) Service Analyst
13 7 (2.64%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.38%) SOAP
1 1 (0.38%) Web Services
1 1 (0.38%) XML
1 1 (0.38%) ODBC
1 1 (0.38%) HTML
1 1 (0.38%) X-Windows
1 1 (0.38%) Application Packaging
1 1 (0.38%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 66 (24.91%) Blackberry
2 18 (6.79%) PKI
3 10 (3.77%) Replication
3 10 (3.77%) CESG
4 8 (3.02%) Video Conferencing
5 6 (2.26%) Cryptography
6 5 (1.89%) Clustering
7 4 (1.51%) Fat Client
7 4 (1.51%) Thin Client
8 3 (1.13%) Mainframe
8 3 (1.13%) Handset
9 2 (0.75%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.75%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.38%) PMI
10 1 (0.38%) PDA
10 1 (0.38%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.38%) Blog
10 1 (0.38%) iPad
10 1 (0.38%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.38%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 224 (84.53%) Windows
2 153 (57.74%) Windows Server 2008
3 87 (32.83%) Windows Server 2003
4 86 (32.45%) Windows Server 2012
5 50 (18.87%) Windows 7
6 41 (15.47%) Windows XP
7 26 (9.81%) Linux
8 21 (7.92%) UNIX
9 12 (4.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 12 (4.53%) Android
10 11 (4.15%) Windows 2000
11 9 (3.40%) Windows 2000 Server
12 8 (3.02%) Windows 8
13 5 (1.89%) Windows Mobile
13 5 (1.89%) Apple iOS
14 2 (0.75%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.38%) Windows Vista
15 1 (0.38%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (26.04%) ITIL
2 50 (18.87%) Migration
3 14 (5.28%) Configuration Management
4 13 (4.91%) Change Management
4 13 (4.91%) Problem Management
5 10 (3.77%) Unit Testing
5 10 (3.77%) Data Protection
5 10 (3.77%) Project Management
6 9 (3.40%) Change Control
7 8 (3.02%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (2.64%) Service Delivery
9 6 (2.26%) Mobile Device Management
9 6 (2.26%) Penetration Testing
10 5 (1.89%) Network Design
10 5 (1.89%) Incident Management
10 5 (1.89%) Business Continuity
10 5 (1.89%) Budget Control
11 4 (1.51%) Root Cause Analysis
11 4 (1.51%) Validation
11 4 (1.51%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (12.83%) PowerShell
2 20 (7.55%) SQL
3 11 (4.15%) VBScript
4 1 (0.38%) C
4 1 (0.38%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 56 (21.13%) Security Cleared
2 46 (17.36%) SC Cleared
3 44 (16.60%) Microsoft Certification
4 38 (14.34%) MCSE
5 28 (10.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 18 (6.79%) Cisco Certification
7 17 (6.42%) MCSA
8 16 (6.04%) CCNA
8 16 (6.04%) MCP
9 14 (5.28%) DV Cleared
10 9 (3.40%) CCNP
11 8 (3.02%) Degree
12 6 (2.26%) VCP5
12 6 (2.26%) CCA
12 6 (2.26%) Citrix Certification
13 4 (1.51%) MCITP
13 4 (1.51%) MCTS
14 2 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 2 (0.75%) ISTQB
14 2 (0.75%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.64%) SLA
1 7 (2.64%) QA
2 1 (0.38%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 168 (63.40%) Active Directory
2 40 (15.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (14.72%) Hyper-V
4 27 (10.19%) XenApp
5 19 (7.17%) vSphere
6 15 (5.66%) VMware ESX
6 15 (5.66%) DFS Replication
7 14 (5.28%) UAG
8 13 (4.91%) XenDesktop
9 8 (3.02%) Terminal Services
10 6 (2.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 4 (1.51%) VMware Server
11 4 (1.51%) VMware ESXi
12 2 (0.75%) Microsoft App-V
13 1 (0.38%) Xen
13 1 (0.38%) NLBS
13 1 (0.38%) vCloud
13 1 (0.38%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 48 (18.11%) SCCM
2 17 (6.42%) SCOM
3 15 (5.66%) NetBackup
4 12 (4.53%) Backup Exec
5 11 (4.15%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 10 (3.77%) SCVMM
6 10 (3.77%) SCDPM
7 6 (2.26%) McAfee ePO
7 6 (2.26%) Norton AntiVirus
8 4 (1.51%) WSUS
9 3 (1.13%) ARCserve
10 2 (0.75%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 2 (0.75%) Windows Intune
10 2 (0.75%) MOM
11 1 (0.38%) Unicenter
11 1 (0.38%) MIMEsweeper
11 1 (0.38%) FortiGate
11 1 (0.38%) Cisco CUCM
11 1 (0.38%) HP SIM
11 1 (0.38%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 134 (50.57%) Microsoft
2 112 (42.26%) VMware
3 67 (25.28%) Citrix
4 62 (23.40%) Cisco
5 25 (9.43%) Symantec
6 23 (8.68%) HP
7 16 (6.04%) Proofpoint
8 15 (5.66%) Lotus
9 14 (5.28%) MobileIron
10 12 (4.53%) Juniper
11 11 (4.15%) Red Hat
11 11 (4.15%) RightFax
11 11 (4.15%) IronPort
12 10 (3.77%) McAfee
13 9 (3.40%) Veeam
14 7 (2.64%) WatchGuard
14 7 (2.64%) Lumension
15 6 (2.26%) ICL
15 6 (2.26%) CheckPoint
16 5 (1.89%) NetApp
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