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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server 2010
Rank 97 81 81
Rank change year-on-year
-16 0
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2010 46 27 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.43% 1.22% 1.62%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.78% 7.26% 10.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 11 25
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£310 £325 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.61% +23.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £187 £225 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £370 £387
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £288 £313
% change year-on-year
+6.22% -8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 7
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 £14.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £21.97 £22.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
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
524 372 491
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 16.24% 16.81% 15.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 332 230 293
Average daily rate £360 £345 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.49% +6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £214 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 20 25
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.50 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

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 29 August 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 29 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
Gloucestershire -10 12 £230 -25.20% 5
Somerset -12 11 £325 +52.94% 11
Wiltshire -7 10 £275 -25.67% 3
Bristol -18 7 £320 -8.57% 12
Devon -13 1 £160 - 1
Dorset - 1 £200 - 6
Cornwall - - - - 2
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Exchange Server 2010
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 59 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 49 (83.05%) Windows
3 36 (61.02%) Active Directory
4 33 (55.93%) Microsoft
4 33 (55.93%) Windows Server 2008
5 24 (40.68%) Security Cleared
5 24 (40.68%) Exchange Server 2007
6 23 (38.98%) Windows Server 2003
7 22 (37.29%) Exchange Server 2003
8 19 (32.20%) VMware
8 19 (32.20%) Windows 7
9 15 (25.42%) SC Cleared
10 14 (23.73%) Windows Server 2012
10 14 (23.73%) SCCM
10 14 (23.73%) Citrix
10 14 (23.73%) ITIL
11 13 (22.03%) HP
12 11 (18.64%) Microsoft Certification
12 11 (18.64%) Windows XP
12 11 (18.64%) Exchange Server 2013
13 10 (16.95%) Hyper-V
13 10 (16.95%) MS Excel
13 10 (16.95%) DNS
13 10 (16.95%) SAN
13 10 (16.95%) Symantec
14 9 (15.25%) Blackberry
14 9 (15.25%) SLA
14 9 (15.25%) MCSE
14 9 (15.25%) VMware ESX
15 8 (13.56%) MS Office

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 59 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 24 (40.68%) Exchange Server 2007
3 22 (37.29%) Exchange Server 2003
4 11 (18.64%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (13.56%) SharePoint
6 4 (6.78%) Lync
6 4 (6.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (3.39%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (1.69%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (16.95%) MS Excel
2 8 (13.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (6.78%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (5.08%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.47%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (16.95%) DNS
1 10 (16.95%) SAN
2 8 (13.56%) DHCP
3 5 (8.47%) LAN
3 5 (8.47%) WAN
4 4 (6.78%) Wireless
4 4 (6.78%) Internet
4 4 (6.78%) TCP/IP
5 3 (5.08%) VPN
5 3 (5.08%) Firewall
6 2 (3.39%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (3.39%) 3G
6 2 (3.39%) Ethernet
7 1 (1.69%) VoIP
7 1 (1.69%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.17%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.69%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.69%) Relational Database
General
1 5 (8.47%) Telecoms
2 4 (6.78%) Manufacturing
3 3 (5.08%) Military
4 2 (3.39%) Front Office
4 2 (3.39%) Back Office
4 2 (3.39%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (16.95%) Administrator
2 8 (13.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (13.56%) Consultant
2 8 (13.56%) Systems Administrator
3 7 (11.86%) Analyst
4 6 (10.17%) Exchange Consultant
4 6 (10.17%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 6 (10.17%) Desktop Support
4 6 (10.17%) 2nd Line Support
4 6 (10.17%) Support Engineer
5 5 (8.47%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (6.78%) Support Technician
6 4 (6.78%) Support Analyst
7 3 (5.08%) Server Engineer
7 3 (5.08%) IT Support
8 2 (3.39%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 2 (3.39%) Technical Support Engineer
8 2 (3.39%) IT Support Technician
8 2 (3.39%) Technical Engineer
8 2 (3.39%) Systems Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.25%) Blackberry
2 4 (6.78%) iPhone
3 3 (5.08%) iPad
4 1 (1.69%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.69%) PDA
4 1 (1.69%) Statistics
4 1 (1.69%) Clustering
4 1 (1.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 49 (83.05%) Windows
2 33 (55.93%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (38.98%) Windows Server 2003
4 19 (32.20%) Windows 7
5 14 (23.73%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (18.64%) Windows XP
7 4 (6.78%) UNIX
7 4 (6.78%) Linux
8 3 (5.08%) Android
9 2 (3.39%) Windows 8
9 2 (3.39%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (23.73%) ITIL
2 6 (10.17%) Service Management
3 2 (3.39%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (3.39%) Migration
3 2 (3.39%) Asset Management
3 2 (3.39%) Data Protection
3 2 (3.39%) CAD
3 2 (3.39%) Service Delivery
3 2 (3.39%) Change Management
3 2 (3.39%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (1.69%) CRM
4 1 (1.69%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (1.69%) Requirements Management
4 1 (1.69%) Problem Management
4 1 (1.69%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (1.69%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (1.69%) Incident Management
4 1 (1.69%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (1.69%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (1.69%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.78%) SQL
2 2 (3.39%) VBScript
2 2 (3.39%) VB
3 1 (1.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 24 (40.68%) Security Cleared
2 15 (25.42%) SC Cleared
3 11 (18.64%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (15.25%) MCSE
5 8 (13.56%) MCP
6 7 (11.86%) MCITP
6 7 (11.86%) DV Cleared
7 2 (3.39%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (15.25%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (61.02%) Active Directory
2 10 (16.95%) Hyper-V
3 9 (15.25%) VMware ESX
4 6 (10.17%) XenApp
5 5 (8.47%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (6.78%) XenDesktop
6 4 (6.78%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (3.39%) vSphere
7 2 (3.39%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 14 (23.73%) SCCM
2 7 (11.86%) NetBackup
3 6 (10.17%) McAfee ePO
3 6 (10.17%) HP SIM
3 6 (10.17%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 6 (10.17%) SCOM
3 6 (10.17%) Backup Exec
4 3 (5.08%) ARCserve
5 2 (3.39%) SCDPM
5 2 (3.39%) WSUS
6 1 (1.69%) MOM
Vendors
1 33 (55.93%) Microsoft
2 19 (32.20%) VMware
3 14 (23.73%) Citrix
4 13 (22.03%) HP
5 10 (16.95%) Symantec
6 6 (10.17%) McAfee
6 6 (10.17%) Oracle
7 4 (6.78%) Mercator
7 4 (6.78%) Cisco
8 3 (5.08%) EMC
8 3 (5.08%) Juniper
8 3 (5.08%) Remedy
8 3 (5.08%) RightFax
9 2 (3.39%) Meru Networks
9 2 (3.39%) IronPort
9 2 (3.39%) Intel
9 2 (3.39%) NetApp
9 2 (3.39%) Apple
9 2 (3.39%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.69%) Avaya
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