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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server 2010
Rank 117 116 123
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +7
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2010 122 120 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.33% 1.42% 1.22%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.21% 8.54% 7.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 84 62
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 £207 £249 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 18
Average hourly rate £16.02 £15.50 £33.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.32% -54.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.57 £15.10 £12.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.79 £33.10 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -11.11%
Application Platforms Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
1693 1405 1608
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.45% 16.60% 16.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 908 765 783
Average daily rate £350 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 95 86
Average hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -21.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £37.60 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-13.15% -5.00%
Exchange Server 2010
England

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +2 36 £325 +1.88% 6
West Sussex +15 21 £223 -21.23% 4
Buckinghamshire -1 20 £330 +0.76% 4
Berkshire -19 16 £425 +6.25% 11
Surrey -5 11 £313 +5.04% 5
Kent 0 8 £350 +77.21%
East Sussex - 4 £128 - 1
Oxfordshire -25 3 £263 -28.08% 3
Sussex - 2 £370 -
Middlesex - - - -
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Exchange Server 2010
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 264 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 226 (85.61%) Windows
3 170 (64.39%) Active Directory
4 151 (57.20%) Windows Server 2008
5 137 (51.89%) Microsoft
6 115 (43.56%) VMware
7 86 (32.58%) Windows Server 2012
8 85 (32.20%) Windows Server 2003
9 72 (27.27%) ITIL
10 71 (26.89%) Citrix
11 70 (26.52%) Exchange Server 2003
12 67 (25.38%) Blackberry
13 63 (23.86%) Exchange Server 2007
14 62 (23.48%) Cisco
15 56 (21.21%) Security Cleared
16 52 (19.70%) Exchange Server 2013
17 50 (18.94%) Windows 7
18 49 (18.56%) SCCM
19 48 (18.18%) Migration
20 46 (17.42%) Firewall
21 45 (17.05%) Microsoft Certification
22 44 (16.67%) DNS
22 44 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
22 44 (16.67%) SC Cleared
23 43 (16.29%) VMware Infrastructure
23 43 (16.29%) Windows XP
24 40 (15.15%) Hyper-V
24 40 (15.15%) Lync
25 39 (14.77%) MCSE
26 38 (14.39%) MS Excel

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 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
1 264 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 70 (26.52%) Exchange Server 2003
3 63 (23.86%) Exchange Server 2007
4 52 (19.70%) Exchange Server 2013
5 44 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 40 (15.15%) Lync
7 21 (7.95%) SharePoint
8 17 (6.44%) IIS
9 14 (5.30%) IBM Notes
10 11 (4.17%) SharePoint 2013
11 10 (3.79%) Lotus Domino
12 8 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2000
13 4 (1.52%) SAS
14 2 (0.76%) SharePoint 2010
15 1 (0.38%) Office Communications Server
15 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 5.5
Applications
1 38 (14.39%) MS Excel
2 25 (9.47%) MS Office
3 2 (0.76%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.76%) Acrobat
3 2 (0.76%) PaintShop Pro
Business Applications
1 1 (0.38%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 19 (7.20%) Office 365
2 11 (4.17%) IaaS
2 11 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 46 (17.42%) Firewall
2 44 (16.67%) DNS
3 37 (14.02%) Internet
4 34 (12.88%) SAN
5 30 (11.36%) DHCP
6 20 (7.58%) TCP/IP
7 18 (6.82%) SMTP
8 15 (5.68%) iSCSI
9 13 (4.92%) LAN
9 13 (4.92%) WAN
10 11 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
10 11 (4.17%) X.400
11 10 (3.79%) NAS
12 9 (3.41%) MPLS
13 8 (3.03%) VPN
13 8 (3.03%) Cisco IOS
14 7 (2.65%) Wireless
14 7 (2.65%) SSL
15 6 (2.27%) X.500
15 6 (2.27%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (10.61%) SQL Server
2 12 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
3 10 (3.79%) Amazon RDS
4 7 (2.65%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (1.52%) EDMS
6 2 (0.76%) MySQL
6 2 (0.76%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.38%) Oracle Database 11g
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 13 (4.92%) Finance
2 7 (2.65%) Military
3 5 (1.89%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.14%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.76%) Advertising
6 1 (0.38%) Retail
6 1 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.38%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.38%) Legal
Job Titles
1 44 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 42 (15.91%) Support Engineer
3 30 (11.36%) Consultant
4 26 (9.85%) 3rd Line Support
5 22 (8.33%) Analyst
6 21 (7.95%) Messaging Engineer
7 17 (6.44%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 13 (4.92%) Exchange Specialist
9 12 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support
10 11 (4.17%) Administrator
10 11 (4.17%) Server Engineer
11 10 (3.79%) Support Analyst
11 10 (3.79%) Migration Engineer
11 10 (3.79%) 1st Line Support
11 10 (3.79%) Exchange Consultant
12 9 (3.41%) Messaging Consultant
13 8 (3.03%) Service Analyst
13 8 (3.03%) Systems Administrator
13 8 (3.03%) Help Desk Support
13 8 (3.03%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.38%) HTML
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%) X-Windows
1 1 (0.38%) Application Packaging
1 1 (0.38%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 67 (25.38%) Blackberry
2 18 (6.82%) PKI
3 10 (3.79%) Replication
3 10 (3.79%) CESG
4 7 (2.65%) Video Conferencing
5 6 (2.27%) Cryptography
6 5 (1.89%) Clustering
7 4 (1.52%) Thin Client
7 4 (1.52%) Fat Client
8 3 (1.14%) Handset
8 3 (1.14%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.76%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.76%) Smartphone
9 2 (0.76%) iPad
10 1 (0.38%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.38%) PDA
10 1 (0.38%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.38%) Blog
10 1 (0.38%) iPhone
10 1 (0.38%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 226 (85.61%) Windows
2 151 (57.20%) Windows Server 2008
3 86 (32.58%) Windows Server 2012
4 85 (32.20%) Windows Server 2003
5 50 (18.94%) Windows 7
6 43 (16.29%) Windows XP
7 27 (10.23%) Linux
8 21 (7.95%) UNIX
9 12 (4.55%) Android
9 12 (4.55%) Windows 2000
9 12 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 9 (3.41%) Windows 2000 Server
11 8 (3.03%) Windows 8
12 5 (1.89%) Apple iOS
12 5 (1.89%) Windows Mobile
13 2 (0.76%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.38%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.38%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (27.27%) ITIL
2 48 (18.18%) Migration
3 14 (5.30%) Configuration Management
4 13 (4.92%) Change Management
4 13 (4.92%) Problem Management
5 11 (4.17%) Project Management
6 10 (3.79%) Data Protection
7 9 (3.41%) Unit Testing
8 8 (3.03%) Disaster Recovery
8 8 (3.03%) Change Control
9 7 (2.65%) Service Delivery
10 6 (2.27%) Penetration Testing
10 6 (2.27%) Budget Control
10 6 (2.27%) Mobile Device Management
11 5 (1.89%) Incident Management
11 5 (1.89%) Business Continuity
11 5 (1.89%) Network Design
12 4 (1.52%) Validation
12 4 (1.52%) Service Management
12 4 (1.52%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 32 (12.12%) PowerShell
2 20 (7.58%) SQL
3 9 (3.41%) VBScript
4 1 (0.38%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.38%) C
Qualifications
1 56 (21.21%) Security Cleared
2 45 (17.05%) Microsoft Certification
3 44 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 39 (14.77%) MCSE
5 28 (10.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 19 (7.20%) Cisco Certification
7 18 (6.82%) MCSA
8 17 (6.44%) CCNA
9 16 (6.06%) MCP
10 15 (5.68%) DV Cleared
11 9 (3.41%) CCNP
12 8 (3.03%) Degree
13 6 (2.27%) VCP5
13 6 (2.27%) CCA
13 6 (2.27%) Citrix Certification
14 5 (1.89%) MCITP
15 4 (1.52%) MCTS
16 3 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
17 2 (0.76%) ISTQB
17 2 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.65%) SLA
1 7 (2.65%) QA
2 1 (0.38%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 170 (64.39%) Active Directory
2 43 (16.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (15.15%) Hyper-V
4 27 (10.23%) XenApp
5 19 (7.20%) vSphere
6 15 (5.68%) VMware ESX
6 15 (5.68%) DFS Replication
7 14 (5.30%) UAG
8 13 (4.92%) XenDesktop
9 8 (3.03%) Terminal Services
10 6 (2.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 5 (1.89%) VMware ESXi
12 4 (1.52%) VMware Server
13 2 (0.76%) Microsoft App-V
14 1 (0.38%) Xen
14 1 (0.38%) NLBS
14 1 (0.38%) vCloud
14 1 (0.38%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 49 (18.56%) SCCM
2 18 (6.82%) SCOM
3 15 (5.68%) NetBackup
4 13 (4.92%) Backup Exec
5 11 (4.17%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 10 (3.79%) SCDPM
6 10 (3.79%) SCVMM
7 6 (2.27%) Norton AntiVirus
7 6 (2.27%) McAfee ePO
8 4 (1.52%) WSUS
9 3 (1.14%) MOM
9 3 (1.14%) ARCserve
10 2 (0.76%) Windows Intune
10 2 (0.76%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 1 (0.38%) Unicenter
11 1 (0.38%) FortiGate
11 1 (0.38%) HP SIM
11 1 (0.38%) Oracle Identity Manager
11 1 (0.38%) Cisco CUCM
11 1 (0.38%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 137 (51.89%) Microsoft
2 115 (43.56%) VMware
3 71 (26.89%) Citrix
4 62 (23.48%) Cisco
5 26 (9.85%) Symantec
6 23 (8.71%) HP
7 16 (6.06%) Proofpoint
8 14 (5.30%) MobileIron
8 14 (5.30%) Lotus
9 12 (4.55%) Juniper
10 11 (4.17%) Red Hat
10 11 (4.17%) RightFax
10 11 (4.17%) IronPort
11 10 (3.79%) McAfee
12 9 (3.41%) Veeam
13 7 (2.65%) Lumension
13 7 (2.65%) WatchGuard
14 6 (2.27%) ICL
14 6 (2.27%) CheckPoint
15 5 (1.89%) NetApp
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