The table below looks at the statistics for Exchange Server 2010 skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West 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 18 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server 2010
Rank 97 77 81
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +4
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2010 45 31 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.36% 1.41% 1.76%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.27% 7.64% 11.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 15 26
Average daily rate
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£320 £350 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £235 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £450 £386
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £300 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 8
Average hourly rate £12.00 £17.23 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.33% +9.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £17.23 £14.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £18.68 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.14 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-19.30% -
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 West region.

Application Platforms Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
544 406 467
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 16.40% 18.40% 15.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 351 261 275
Average daily rate £363 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £335 £335
% change year-on-year
+5.97% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 21 24
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +20.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.55 £12.50 £13.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £55.00 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.52 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-5.48% -2.55%

Exchange Server 2010
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Exchange Server 2010 across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

Exchange Server 2010 Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Exchange Server 2010
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2010 across the South West region.

Exchange Server 2010 Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Exchange Server 2010
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Exchange Server 2010 across the South West region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

Exchange Server 2010 Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Exchange Server 2010
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Exchange Server 2010 across the South West region.

Exchange Server 2010 Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Exchange Server 2010
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 18 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
Gloucestershire -6 13 £303 -1.62% 7
Somerset -13 11 £313 +47.05% 11
Bristol -17 8 £320 -8.57% 19
Wiltshire -9 7 £275 -25.67% 3
Dorset -3 2 £238 -32.14% 7
Devon -21 1 £160 - 1
Cornwall - - - - 1
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Exchange Server 2010
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 61 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 51 (83.61%) Windows
3 37 (60.66%) Windows Server 2008
4 33 (54.10%) Active Directory
5 32 (52.46%) Microsoft
6 27 (44.26%) Security Cleared
7 25 (40.98%) Exchange Server 2007
7 25 (40.98%) Windows Server 2003
8 24 (39.34%) Exchange Server 2003
9 20 (32.79%) VMware
10 19 (31.15%) Windows 7
11 18 (29.51%) SCCM
12 17 (27.87%) Windows Server 2012
13 16 (26.23%) Citrix
13 16 (26.23%) ITIL
14 15 (24.59%) SC Cleared
15 14 (22.95%) Microsoft Certification
15 14 (22.95%) HP
15 14 (22.95%) Exchange Server 2013
16 13 (21.31%) Hyper-V
17 12 (19.67%) MCSE
18 11 (18.03%) MS Excel
18 11 (18.03%) SharePoint
18 11 (18.03%) DNS
19 10 (16.39%) SLA
19 10 (16.39%) SAN
19 10 (16.39%) Symantec
20 9 (14.75%) Service Management
20 9 (14.75%) Blackberry
20 9 (14.75%) Windows XP

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 61 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 25 (40.98%) Exchange Server 2007
3 24 (39.34%) Exchange Server 2003
4 14 (22.95%) Exchange Server 2013
5 11 (18.03%) SharePoint
6 8 (13.11%) Lync
7 5 (8.20%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (6.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (1.64%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (18.03%) MS Excel
2 7 (11.48%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.92%) assyst
2 2 (3.28%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (18.03%) DNS
2 10 (16.39%) SAN
3 8 (13.11%) DHCP
4 7 (11.48%) WAN
5 6 (9.84%) LAN
6 4 (6.56%) Internet
6 4 (6.56%) Wireless
6 4 (6.56%) TCP/IP
7 3 (4.92%) VPN
7 3 (4.92%) Firewall
8 2 (3.28%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (3.28%) 3G
8 2 (3.28%) VoIP
8 2 (3.28%) Ethernet
9 1 (1.64%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.75%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.20%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (8.20%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.64%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.64%) RDBMS
General
1 6 (9.84%) Military
2 5 (8.20%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.28%) Front Office
3 2 (3.28%) Back Office
3 2 (3.28%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.64%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (19.67%) Administrator
2 9 (14.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (13.11%) Consultant
3 8 (13.11%) Systems Administrator
3 8 (13.11%) Analyst
4 6 (9.84%) Support Engineer
4 6 (9.84%) 3rd Line Support
4 6 (9.84%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 6 (9.84%) Exchange Consultant
5 5 (8.20%) Desktop Support
6 4 (6.56%) Support Technician
6 4 (6.56%) Support Analyst
6 4 (6.56%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (4.92%) Server Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) IT Support
8 2 (3.28%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 2 (3.28%) Technical Support
8 2 (3.28%) Systems Analyst
8 2 (3.28%) Network Engineer
8 2 (3.28%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.75%) Blackberry
2 4 (6.56%) iPhone
3 3 (4.92%) iPad
4 2 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.64%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.64%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.64%) Clustering
5 1 (1.64%) PDA
5 1 (1.64%) Statistics
5 1 (1.64%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.64%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 51 (83.61%) Windows
2 37 (60.66%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (40.98%) Windows Server 2003
4 19 (31.15%) Windows 7
5 17 (27.87%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (14.75%) Windows XP
7 4 (6.56%) UNIX
7 4 (6.56%) Linux
7 4 (6.56%) Android
8 3 (4.92%) Windows 8
9 2 (3.28%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (26.23%) ITIL
2 9 (14.75%) Service Management
3 5 (8.20%) Data Protection
4 3 (4.92%) Service Delivery
4 3 (4.92%) Change Management
4 3 (4.92%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (3.28%) Migration
5 2 (3.28%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (3.28%) Asset Management
5 2 (3.28%) Incident Management
5 2 (3.28%) CAD
6 1 (1.64%) Requirements Management
6 1 (1.64%) Problem Management
6 1 (1.64%) Risk Analysis
6 1 (1.64%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (1.64%) Performance Management
6 1 (1.64%) Change Control
6 1 (1.64%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (1.64%) Technical Analysis
6 1 (1.64%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.20%) SQL
2 2 (3.28%) VBScript
2 2 (3.28%) VB
3 1 (1.64%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 27 (44.26%) Security Cleared
2 15 (24.59%) SC Cleared
3 14 (22.95%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (19.67%) MCSE
5 9 (14.75%) DV Cleared
6 8 (13.11%) MCP
7 7 (11.48%) MCITP
8 1 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (16.39%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (54.10%) Active Directory
2 13 (21.31%) Hyper-V
3 9 (14.75%) VMware ESX
4 7 (11.48%) XenApp
5 6 (9.84%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (8.20%) XenDesktop
7 4 (6.56%) vSphere
7 4 (6.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (3.28%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 18 (29.51%) SCCM
2 7 (11.48%) NetBackup
2 7 (11.48%) McAfee ePO
3 6 (9.84%) HP SIM
3 6 (9.84%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 6 (9.84%) Backup Exec
3 6 (9.84%) SCOM
4 3 (4.92%) ARCserve
5 2 (3.28%) WSUS
5 2 (3.28%) SCDPM
6 1 (1.64%) MOM
Vendors
1 32 (52.46%) Microsoft
2 20 (32.79%) VMware
3 16 (26.23%) Citrix
4 14 (22.95%) HP
5 10 (16.39%) Symantec
6 7 (11.48%) McAfee
7 6 (9.84%) Remedy
7 6 (9.84%) Oracle
8 5 (8.20%) Cisco
9 4 (6.56%) Mercator
9 4 (6.56%) RightFax
10 3 (4.92%) IronPort
10 3 (4.92%) EMC
10 3 (4.92%) Intel
10 3 (4.92%) Juniper
11 2 (3.28%) NetApp
11 2 (3.28%) Apple
11 2 (3.28%) CheckPoint
11 2 (3.28%) Meru Networks
12 1 (1.64%) Polycom
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