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 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server 2010
Rank 140 77 176
Rank change year-on-year
-63 +99
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2010 118 196 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.22% 2.32% 0.78%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.04% 13.30% 4.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 138 39
Average daily rate
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£305 £375 £326
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.74% +14.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £267 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £422 £445 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-17.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 5
Average hourly rate £17.69 £17.25 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.55% -9.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.30 £10.75 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £128.31 £37.50 £34.29
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -2.50%
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
1675 1474 1488
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 17.31% 17.43% 16.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 964 807 766
Average daily rate £388 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £450 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 76 89
Average hourly rate £17.40 £14.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -19.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £11.72 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.25 £17.15 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+6.41% -9.73%

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 26 November 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 26 November 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 26 November 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 -23 31 £305 -4.78% 8
Berkshire -44 31 £275 -35.29% 6
Buckinghamshire -8 19 £350 -1.40% 7
Surrey -32 16 £173 -48.88% 3
West Sussex +6 8 £325 - 5
Kent -5 5 £430 +57.79%
East Sussex +1 3 - - 2
Oxfordshire -31 2 - - 1
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 26 November 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.

1 228 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 175 (76.75%) Windows
3 153 (67.11%) Active Directory
4 118 (51.75%) Microsoft
5 101 (44.30%) Windows Server 2008
6 75 (32.89%) Exchange Server 2007
7 72 (31.58%) VMware
7 72 (31.58%) Exchange Server 2003
8 70 (30.70%) Windows Server 2003
9 67 (29.39%) Windows Server 2012
10 65 (28.51%) MS Excel
11 60 (26.32%) Security Cleared
12 59 (25.88%) Lync
13 58 (25.44%) Blackberry
14 56 (24.56%) ITIL
15 46 (20.18%) Exchange Server 2013
16 45 (19.74%) Windows 7
17 42 (18.42%) SC Cleared
17 42 (18.42%) Citrix
18 41 (17.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
19 37 (16.23%) Firewall
20 36 (15.79%) SAN
20 36 (15.79%) PowerShell
21 35 (15.35%) Cisco
22 34 (14.91%) Microsoft Certification
23 33 (14.47%) Migration
23 33 (14.47%) DNS
24 32 (14.04%) SharePoint
25 29 (12.72%) SCCM
26 26 (11.40%) vSphere

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

For the 6 months to 26 November 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
1 228 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 75 (32.89%) Exchange Server 2007
3 72 (31.58%) Exchange Server 2003
4 59 (25.88%) Lync
5 46 (20.18%) Exchange Server 2013
6 41 (17.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 32 (14.04%) SharePoint
8 18 (7.89%) SharePoint 2013
9 12 (5.26%) IIS
10 8 (3.51%) Office Communications Server
11 7 (3.07%) Live Communications Server
12 4 (1.75%) IBM Notes
12 4 (1.75%) Exchange Server 5.5
13 1 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2000
13 1 (0.44%) WebSphere
13 1 (0.44%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 65 (28.51%) MS Excel
2 20 (8.77%) MS Office
3 6 (2.63%) MS Visio
3 6 (2.63%) PaintShop Pro
4 1 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.44%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (2.63%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 26 (11.40%) Office 365
2 7 (3.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.19%) IaaS
3 5 (2.19%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (16.23%) Firewall
2 36 (15.79%) SAN
3 33 (14.47%) DNS
4 24 (10.53%) DHCP
5 16 (7.02%) Internet
5 16 (7.02%) WAN
5 16 (7.02%) LAN
6 14 (6.14%) TCP/IP
7 12 (5.26%) DMZ
8 9 (3.95%) BIG-IP
9 8 (3.51%) VPN
10 6 (2.63%) Wi-Fi
11 5 (2.19%) Unified Communications
11 5 (2.19%) BGP
11 5 (2.19%) MPLS
11 5 (2.19%) OSPF
11 5 (2.19%) SSL
12 4 (1.75%) VoIP
12 4 (1.75%) Wireless
12 4 (1.75%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (3.95%) SQL Server 2000
4 5 (2.19%) Amazon RDS
5 4 (1.75%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (1.32%) SQL Server 7
6 3 (1.32%) EDMS
7 1 (0.44%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.44%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 12 (5.26%) Telecoms
2 8 (3.51%) Finance
3 4 (1.75%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.32%) Military
4 3 (1.32%) Advertising
5 1 (0.44%) Banking
5 1 (0.44%) Retail
5 1 (0.44%) Back Office
5 1 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 49 (21.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 34 (14.91%) Consultant
3 33 (14.47%) Support Engineer
4 29 (12.72%) Analyst
5 16 (7.02%) 3rd Line Support
6 15 (6.58%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 13 (5.70%) 2nd Line Support
8 12 (5.26%) Service Analyst
8 12 (5.26%) Service Desk Analyst
9 10 (4.39%) Messaging Engineer
10 9 (3.95%) Exchange Consultant
10 9 (3.95%) Migration Engineer
10 9 (3.95%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 8 (3.51%) Exchange Specialist
11 8 (3.51%) Exchange Engineer
12 7 (3.07%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 6 (2.63%) Author
13 6 (2.63%) Technical Author
13 6 (2.63%) Administrator
13 6 (2.63%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.32%) X-Windows
2 2 (0.88%) Application Packaging
3 1 (0.44%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 58 (25.44%) Blackberry
2 15 (6.58%) Clustering
3 7 (3.07%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (2.63%) Management Information System
4 6 (2.63%) PKI
5 4 (1.75%) CMDB
6 3 (1.32%) Mobile Computing
6 3 (1.32%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (1.32%) Replication
7 2 (0.88%) iPad
7 2 (0.88%) Blog
7 2 (0.88%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.44%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.44%) iPhone
8 1 (0.44%) Kindle
8 1 (0.44%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 175 (76.75%) Windows
2 101 (44.30%) Windows Server 2008
3 70 (30.70%) Windows Server 2003
4 67 (29.39%) Windows Server 2012
5 45 (19.74%) Windows 7
6 26 (11.40%) Windows XP
7 12 (5.26%) UNIX
8 10 (4.39%) Linux
9 9 (3.95%) Windows 2000
10 7 (3.07%) Android
11 5 (2.19%) Windows 8
11 5 (2.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (1.75%) Windows 2000 Server
12 4 (1.75%) Windows Mobile
13 3 (1.32%) Apple iOS
14 2 (0.88%) Windows Vista
15 1 (0.44%) HPUX
15 1 (0.44%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (24.56%) ITIL
2 33 (14.47%) Migration
3 17 (7.46%) Incident Management
3 17 (7.46%) Change Management
4 12 (5.26%) Configuration Management
5 10 (4.39%) Service Management
6 9 (3.95%) Disaster Recovery
7 8 (3.51%) Service Delivery
7 8 (3.51%) High Availability
8 7 (3.07%) ITIL V3
8 7 (3.07%) Problem Management
9 6 (2.63%) Time Management
10 5 (2.19%) Email Migration
10 5 (2.19%) Mentoring
10 5 (2.19%) Business Continuity
10 5 (2.19%) Project Management
11 4 (1.75%) Data Entry
11 4 (1.75%) Server Monitoring
12 3 (1.32%) Network Monitoring
12 3 (1.32%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (15.79%) PowerShell
2 26 (11.40%) SQL
3 5 (2.19%) VBScript
4 3 (1.32%) VB
Qualifications
1 60 (26.32%) Security Cleared
2 42 (18.42%) SC Cleared
3 34 (14.91%) Microsoft Certification
4 24 (10.53%) MCSE
5 19 (8.33%) DV Cleared
6 9 (3.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 9 (3.95%) MCP
7 7 (3.07%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (3.07%) CCNA
8 6 (2.63%) Degree
9 5 (2.19%) MCSA
9 5 (2.19%) CCNP
10 2 (0.88%) MCTS
10 2 (0.88%) MCITP
11 1 (0.44%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.44%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.82%) SLA
2 3 (1.32%) QA
3 1 (0.44%) P3O
3 1 (0.44%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.44%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 153 (67.11%) Active Directory
2 26 (11.40%) vSphere
3 17 (7.46%) XenApp
4 16 (7.02%) Hyper-V
5 15 (6.58%) VMware Infrastructure
6 12 (5.26%) VMware ESX
7 9 (3.95%) XenDesktop
7 9 (3.95%) Terminal Services
8 6 (2.63%) DFS Replication
8 6 (2.63%) UAG
8 6 (2.63%) vCloud
9 3 (1.32%) XenServer
9 3 (1.32%) Terminal Server
10 2 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.44%) Xen
11 1 (0.44%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.44%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.44%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 29 (12.72%) SCCM
2 17 (7.46%) Backup Exec
3 10 (4.39%) Norton AntiVirus
3 10 (4.39%) NetBackup
4 7 (3.07%) SCOM
5 5 (2.19%) WSUS
5 5 (2.19%) MOM
6 4 (1.75%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 4 (1.75%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 3 (1.32%) McAfee ePO
7 3 (1.32%) SolarWinds Orion
8 2 (0.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (0.88%) Foglight
8 2 (0.88%) SCDPM
9 1 (0.44%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 1 (0.44%) HP Data Protector
9 1 (0.44%) HP SIM
9 1 (0.44%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 118 (51.75%) Microsoft
2 72 (31.58%) VMware
3 42 (18.42%) Citrix
4 35 (15.35%) Cisco
5 25 (10.96%) Symantec
6 14 (6.14%) McAfee
7 13 (5.70%) HP
8 12 (5.26%) Proofpoint
9 10 (4.39%) Remedy
9 10 (4.39%) F5
10 7 (3.07%) Sophos
10 7 (3.07%) CheckPoint
10 7 (3.07%) Avaya
11 6 (2.63%) Juniper
12 5 (2.19%) Lumension
12 5 (2.19%) MobileIron
12 5 (2.19%) Mitel
12 5 (2.19%) Acronis
12 5 (2.19%) Clearswift
12 5 (2.19%) CA
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