The first table below looks at the demand 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 April 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 West 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server 2010
Rank 108 93 125
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +32
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2010 36 30 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.09% 1.29% 0.61%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.27% 7.73% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 16 5
Average daily rate £325 £260 £170
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +52.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £225 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £343 £233
UK excluding London average daily rate £282 £275 £286
% change year-on-year
+2.54% -3.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 10
Average hourly rate - £25.00 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £23.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-26.88% +32.85%
Application Platforms Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
683 388 572
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 20.62% 16.68% 15.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 424 238 329
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £500 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 8 42
Average hourly rate £20.00 £24.50 £23.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.36% +2.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.45 £13.50 £14.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £25.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
Exchange Server 2010
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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 April 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 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Devon +2 13 £375 +44.23% 1
Gloucestershire +7 6 £280 - 3
Wiltshire -14 6 £300 -25.00% 3
Bristol -17 5 £350 +40.00% 7
Dorset - 3 - - 3
Somerset -10 2 - - 4
Exchange Server 2010
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Exchange Server 2010
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 62 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 50 (80.65%) Windows
3 42 (67.74%) Microsoft
4 33 (53.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 30 (48.39%) Active Directory
6 23 (37.10%) Migration
7 18 (29.03%) Exchange Server 2007
8 17 (27.42%) Exchange Server 2003
8 17 (27.42%) Windows 7
9 16 (25.81%) MS Office
10 15 (24.19%) Office 365
11 14 (22.58%) Exchange Server 2013
11 14 (22.58%) VMware
12 13 (20.97%) Windows XP
13 12 (19.35%) Windows Server 2003
13 12 (19.35%) SCCM
14 11 (17.74%) SharePoint
15 10 (16.13%) Windows Server 2012
16 9 (14.52%) Dell
16 9 (14.52%) Citrix
17 8 (12.90%) VMware Infrastructure
17 8 (12.90%) Hyper-V
18 7 (11.29%) TCP/IP
19 6 (9.68%) Finance
19 6 (9.68%) Scrum
19 6 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
19 6 (9.68%) Kanban
20 5 (8.06%) VPN
20 5 (8.06%) Cisco
20 5 (8.06%) SQL Server

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 62 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 18 (29.03%) Exchange Server 2007
3 17 (27.42%) Exchange Server 2003
4 14 (22.58%) Exchange Server 2013
5 11 (17.74%) SharePoint
6 5 (8.06%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (4.84%) Lync
8 2 (3.23%) WordPress
8 2 (3.23%) IIS
8 2 (3.23%) Apache
9 1 (1.61%) Lotus Domino
9 1 (1.61%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 16 (25.81%) MS Office
2 5 (8.06%) MS Excel
3 3 (4.84%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (6.45%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.61%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 15 (24.19%) Office 365
2 1 (1.61%) SaaS
2 1 (1.61%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.29%) TCP/IP
2 5 (8.06%) VPN
2 5 (8.06%) Firewall
3 4 (6.45%) VoIP
4 3 (4.84%) DHCP
4 3 (4.84%) DNS
4 3 (4.84%) IP Telephony
5 2 (3.23%) Wireless
5 2 (3.23%) Ethernet
5 2 (3.23%) SAN
6 1 (1.61%) Internet
6 1 (1.61%) WAN
6 1 (1.61%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.06%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.23%) MySQL
3 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 6 (9.68%) Finance
2 4 (6.45%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.23%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 12 (19.35%) Support Engineer
2 10 (16.13%) 2nd Line Support
3 9 (14.52%) Consultant
4 7 (11.29%) 3rd Line Support
5 6 (9.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (9.68%) Desktop Support
6 4 (6.45%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (4.84%) Architect
7 3 (4.84%) Project Manager
7 3 (4.84%) Senior Manager
7 3 (4.84%) Server Support
7 3 (4.84%) Exchange Consultant
7 3 (4.84%) Exchange Engineer
7 3 (4.84%) Messaging Consultant
7 3 (4.84%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 3 (4.84%) Migration Engineer
7 3 (4.84%) Senior Project Manager
8 2 (3.23%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (3.23%) Test Leader
8 2 (3.23%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.45%) iPad
1 4 (6.45%) Blackberry
2 3 (4.84%) Clustering
2 3 (4.84%) iPhone
3 1 (1.61%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.61%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 50 (80.65%) Windows
2 33 (53.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (27.42%) Windows 7
4 13 (20.97%) Windows XP
5 12 (19.35%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (16.13%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.61%) Linux
7 1 (1.61%) Windows Vista
7 1 (1.61%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.61%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (37.10%) Migration
2 6 (9.68%) Scrum
2 6 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (9.68%) Kanban
3 5 (8.06%) ITIL
4 4 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (6.45%) Time Management
4 4 (6.45%) Data Management
5 3 (4.84%) CRM
5 3 (4.84%) Knowledge Management
6 2 (3.23%) Data Security
6 2 (3.23%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (3.23%) Content Management
7 1 (1.61%) Service Delivery
7 1 (1.61%) Change Management
7 1 (1.61%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (1.61%) PRINCE2
7 1 (1.61%) Software Testing
7 1 (1.61%) Risk Management
7 1 (1.61%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.06%) PowerShell
2 3 (4.84%) SQL
3 1 (1.61%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (6.45%) SC Cleared
1 4 (6.45%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (4.84%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (4.84%) MCSE
2 3 (4.84%) MCP
2 3 (4.84%) MCITP
3 2 (3.23%) MCSM
3 2 (3.23%) CCENT
3 2 (3.23%) MCTS
3 2 (3.23%) MCSA
3 2 (3.23%) CCNP
3 2 (3.23%) CCNA
3 2 (3.23%) ISEB
3 2 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (3.23%) A+ Certification
4 1 (1.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.61%) ISO 14001
1 1 (1.61%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 30 (48.39%) Active Directory
2 8 (12.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (12.90%) Hyper-V
3 4 (6.45%) VMware ESX
4 2 (3.23%) XenApp
4 2 (3.23%) vSphere
4 2 (3.23%) VMware Server
5 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 12 (19.35%) SCCM
2 4 (6.45%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (4.84%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (3.23%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (3.23%) WSUS
4 2 (3.23%) SCOM
4 2 (3.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (1.61%) ARCserve
5 1 (1.61%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.61%) MOM
5 1 (1.61%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.61%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.61%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 42 (67.74%) Microsoft
2 14 (22.58%) VMware
3 9 (14.52%) Dell
3 9 (14.52%) Citrix
4 5 (8.06%) Cisco
5 4 (6.45%) EMC
5 4 (6.45%) McAfee
6 3 (4.84%) Avaya
6 3 (4.84%) SonicWALL
7 2 (3.23%) MobileIron
7 2 (3.23%) Trustwave
7 2 (3.23%) Wyse
7 2 (3.23%) Capita
7 2 (3.23%) HP
7 2 (3.23%) Symantec
7 2 (3.23%) Juniper
8 1 (1.61%) Apple
8 1 (1.61%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.61%) 3PAR
8 1 (1.61%) SolarWinds
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