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 3 March 2015 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server 2010
Rank 124 90 106
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +16
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2010 19 40 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.60% 1.41% 0.79%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.61% 6.44% 4.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 19 13
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£413 £375 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £122 £194 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £431 £347
UK excluding London average daily rate £319 £295 £278
% change year-on-year
+8.05% +6.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £24.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +19.51%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.25 £16.25 £17.75
% change year-on-year
-12.30% -8.45%
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 West region.

Application Platforms Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
526 621 428
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 16.68% 21.84% 16.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 325 358 293
Average daily rate £375 £360 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £470 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 22 11
Average hourly rate £20.25 £25.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.00% +21.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £14.50 £16.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.40 £40.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £18.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-8.10% -

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 3 March 2015.

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 3 March 2015. 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
Bristol -3 9 £225 - 6
Wiltshire +2 7 £425 +41.66% 2
Somerset -8 2 £110 -77.43% 2
Dorset -2 1 £413 - 5
Gloucestershire - - - - 7
Cornwall - - - - 1
Devon - - - - 7
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England

Exchange Server 2010
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 54 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 36 (66.67%) Windows
3 24 (44.44%) Microsoft
4 22 (40.74%) Active Directory
5 20 (37.04%) Windows Server 2008
6 19 (35.19%) Windows 7
7 17 (31.48%) VMware
8 15 (27.78%) Security Cleared
9 14 (25.93%) SCCM
9 14 (25.93%) Windows Server 2003
10 13 (24.07%) Citrix
10 13 (24.07%) Exchange Server 2007
11 12 (22.22%) SC Cleared
11 12 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
12 11 (20.37%) SQL
12 11 (20.37%) MS Office
12 11 (20.37%) Migration
13 10 (18.52%) Exchange Server 2013
14 8 (14.81%) Exchange Server 2003
14 8 (14.81%) ITIL
14 8 (14.81%) Windows XP
14 8 (14.81%) Lotus
14 8 (14.81%) Blackberry
15 7 (12.96%) IBM Notes
15 7 (12.96%) WAN
15 7 (12.96%) DNS
15 7 (12.96%) VMware Infrastructure
15 7 (12.96%) Hyper-V
16 6 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
16 6 (11.11%) LAN

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

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 54 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 13 (24.07%) Exchange Server 2007
3 10 (18.52%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (14.81%) Exchange Server 2003
5 7 (12.96%) IBM Notes
6 5 (9.26%) SharePoint
6 5 (9.26%) Lync
7 4 (7.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2000
8 3 (5.56%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (1.85%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (20.37%) MS Office
2 4 (7.41%) MS Excel
3 3 (5.56%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.41%) Office 365
2 1 (1.85%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.96%) WAN
1 7 (12.96%) DNS
2 6 (11.11%) LAN
3 5 (9.26%) Firewall
4 4 (7.41%) DHCP
5 3 (5.56%) SMTP
5 3 (5.56%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (3.70%) TCP/IP
6 2 (3.70%) SAN
7 1 (1.85%) VoIP
7 1 (1.85%) iSCSI
7 1 (1.85%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.41%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 4 (7.41%) Finance
2 3 (5.56%) Military
3 1 (1.85%) Retail
3 1 (1.85%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 12 (22.22%) Support Engineer
2 7 (12.96%) Systems Engineer
3 6 (11.11%) Consultant
3 6 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
3 6 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 4 (7.41%) Exchange Consultant
4 4 (7.41%) Desktop Support
5 3 (5.56%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 3 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (3.70%) Project Manager
6 2 (3.70%) Support Specialist
6 2 (3.70%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 2 (3.70%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (3.70%) Analyst
6 2 (3.70%) Administrator
6 2 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (3.70%) Wintel Consultant
6 2 (3.70%) Email Specialist
7 1 (1.85%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.85%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.81%) Blackberry
2 4 (7.41%) iPhone
3 2 (3.70%) Clustering
3 2 (3.70%) Fat Client
3 2 (3.70%) iPad
3 2 (3.70%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.85%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 36 (66.67%) Windows
2 20 (37.04%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (35.19%) Windows 7
4 14 (25.93%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (14.81%) Windows XP
7 4 (7.41%) Android
8 3 (5.56%) Windows NT
8 3 (5.56%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (3.70%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (20.37%) Migration
2 8 (14.81%) ITIL
3 6 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (5.56%) Data Migration
4 3 (5.56%) Data Protection
4 3 (5.56%) Service Management
5 2 (3.70%) Service Delivery
5 2 (3.70%) Change Management
5 2 (3.70%) Business Continuity
5 2 (3.70%) Performance Management
5 2 (3.70%) Incident Management
6 1 (1.85%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (1.85%) Change Control
6 1 (1.85%) Business Transformation
6 1 (1.85%) Mentoring
6 1 (1.85%) Network Design
6 1 (1.85%) PRINCE2
6 1 (1.85%) E-Commerce
6 1 (1.85%) ERP
6 1 (1.85%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (20.37%) SQL
2 2 (3.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (27.78%) Security Cleared
2 12 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 4 (7.41%) DV Cleared
4 3 (5.56%) MCSE
4 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (3.70%) MCP
5 2 (3.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (40.74%) Active Directory
2 7 (12.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (12.96%) Hyper-V
3 5 (9.26%) XenApp
4 4 (7.41%) vSphere
5 3 (5.56%) Terminal Services
5 3 (5.56%) VMware ESX
6 2 (3.70%) VMware Server
7 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (1.85%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 14 (25.93%) SCCM
2 3 (5.56%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (5.56%) Backup Exec
3 2 (3.70%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.85%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (1.85%) ARCserve
4 1 (1.85%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 24 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 17 (31.48%) VMware
3 13 (24.07%) Citrix
4 8 (14.81%) Lotus
5 5 (9.26%) HP
5 5 (9.26%) IBM
6 4 (7.41%) Cisco
6 4 (7.41%) McAfee
7 3 (5.56%) Symantec
7 3 (5.56%) Remedy
8 2 (3.70%) Computacenter
8 2 (3.70%) IronPort
8 2 (3.70%) Barracuda Networks
8 2 (3.70%) Veeam
8 2 (3.70%) RightFax
8 2 (3.70%) Intel
8 2 (3.70%) Avaya
8 2 (3.70%) Juniper
9 1 (1.85%) NetApp
9 1 (1.85%) CheckPoint
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