The table below looks at the statistics for Exchange Server 2010 skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Exchange Server 2010 over the 3 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server 2010
Rank 216 171 194
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +23
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2010 537 655 513
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.97% 1.27% 1.03%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.34% 7.06% 5.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 305 408 220
Average daily rate
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£300 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £170 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £298 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
-8.46% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 58 78
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.30 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.73% +8.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £11.70 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.40 £30.30 £25.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +2.63%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Application Platforms Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
10048 9280 8821
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.21% 17.98% 17.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 6500 5650 4968
Average daily rate £390 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £504 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 336 383 447
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.23 £18.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.30% -7.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £36.07 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.24 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+10.22% -9.27%

Exchange Server 2010
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Exchange Server 2010 Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Exchange Server 2010
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2010 within the UK.

Exchange Server 2010 Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Exchange Server 2010
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Exchange Server 2010 within the UK over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Exchange Server 2010 Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Exchange Server 2010
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Exchange Server 2010 within the UK.

Exchange Server 2010 Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Exchange Server 2010
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Exchange Server 2010 within the UK over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Exchange Server 2010 Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Exchange Server 2010
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 19 December 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
England -64 504 £300 -7.69% 199
London -11 238 £333 +2.30% 77
South East -66 112 £305 -18.74% 30
City of London -12 60 £375 +11.11% 22
East of England -28 36 £213 -12.37% 12
Yorkshire -19 28 £190 -18.27% 5
Hampshire -21 27 £290 -6.45% 7
South West -22 27 £219 -45.31% 36
Berkshire -46 25 £290 -27.50% 4
East Midlands +9 21 £388 +40.90% 4
West Yorkshire -3 20 £225 - 4
North West -24 20 £325 +48.68% 12
Buckinghamshire -13 19 £334 -0.37% 6
Surrey -21 17 £275 -15.38% 5
Scotland +1 16 £293 +120.75% 13
West Midlands -14 16 £325 +23.80% 17
Leeds +2 14 £178 -21.11% 3
Milton Keynes -16 14 £350 +3.70% 4
Edinburgh -2 13 £293 +143.75% 8
Somerset -4 13 £228 -43.12% 4
Essex -11 13 £275 -29.03% 2
Manchester -11 12 £351 +21.91% 6
West Sussex +8 11 £338 - 3
Birmingham +4 11 £338 +28.57% 4
Cambridgeshire -8 9 £400 +72.04% 2
Hook -17 9 £297 -2.38%
Wales - 8 £331 - 8
South Wales - 8 £331 - 8
Bracknell - 8 £290 -
Nottinghamshire +4 7 £300 +9.09% 1

Exchange Server 2010
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 1128 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 880 (78.01%) Windows
3 790 (70.04%) Active Directory
4 606 (53.72%) Microsoft
5 555 (49.20%) Windows Server 2008
6 495 (43.88%) VMware
7 381 (33.78%) Windows Server 2003
8 343 (30.41%) Exchange Server 2007
9 314 (27.84%) Windows Server 2012
10 285 (25.27%) Exchange Server 2003
11 284 (25.18%) Citrix
12 265 (23.49%) Windows 7
13 253 (22.43%) Exchange Server 2013
14 248 (21.99%) VMware Infrastructure
15 228 (20.21%) ITIL
16 222 (19.68%) DNS
17 218 (19.33%) Lync
18 213 (18.88%) SAN
19 208 (18.44%) Microsoft Certification
20 199 (17.64%) Migration
21 198 (17.55%) Windows XP
22 190 (16.84%) MS Excel
23 189 (16.76%) HP
24 188 (16.67%) Cisco
25 180 (15.96%) DHCP
26 176 (15.60%) Blackberry
27 174 (15.43%) Firewall
28 173 (15.34%) MS Office
29 159 (14.10%) SharePoint
30 153 (13.56%) PowerShell

Exchange Server 2010
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 1128 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 343 (30.41%) Exchange Server 2007
3 285 (25.27%) Exchange Server 2003
4 253 (22.43%) Exchange Server 2013
5 218 (19.33%) Lync
6 159 (14.10%) SharePoint
7 128 (11.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 51 (4.52%) IIS
9 48 (4.26%) Office Communications Server
10 26 (2.30%) SharePoint 2010
10 26 (2.30%) SharePoint 2013
11 19 (1.68%) IBM Notes
12 9 (0.80%) Apache
13 8 (0.71%) Lotus Domino
13 8 (0.71%) Live Communications Server
14 6 (0.53%) Exchange Server 5.5
15 5 (0.44%) Tomcat
16 4 (0.35%) BizTalk Server
16 4 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2000
16 4 (0.35%) WebSphere
Applications
1 190 (16.84%) MS Excel
2 173 (15.34%) MS Office
3 18 (1.60%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.71%) MS Project
5 6 (0.53%) PaintShop Pro
5 6 (0.53%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.089%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.089%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.089%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 12 (1.06%) assyst
2 5 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.35%) Misys Midas
4 3 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.18%) ReMetrica
6 1 (0.089%) Sage 300 ERP
6 1 (0.089%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.089%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 128 (11.35%) Office 365
2 21 (1.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (0.71%) SaaS
3 8 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (0.35%) IaaS
5 3 (0.27%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.27%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 222 (19.68%) DNS
2 213 (18.88%) SAN
3 180 (15.96%) DHCP
4 174 (15.43%) Firewall
5 95 (8.42%) LAN
6 88 (7.80%) WAN
7 87 (7.71%) VPN
8 85 (7.54%) TCP/IP
9 69 (6.12%) VLAN
10 67 (5.94%) VoIP
11 47 (4.17%) Wireless
12 37 (3.28%) NAS
13 33 (2.93%) Internet
14 28 (2.48%) Unified Communications
14 28 (2.48%) Fibre Channel
15 22 (1.95%) Cisco ASA
16 21 (1.86%) MPLS
17 20 (1.77%) NetScaler
18 19 (1.68%) WLAN
18 19 (1.68%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 138 (12.23%) SQL Server
2 63 (5.59%) SQL Server 2008
3 27 (2.39%) SQL Server 2005
4 23 (2.04%) SQL Server 2012
5 11 (0.98%) SQL Server 2000
6 7 (0.62%) MySQL
7 5 (0.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (0.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (0.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (0.27%) SQL Server 7
8 3 (0.27%) EDMS
9 2 (0.18%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.18%) Data Mining
9 2 (0.18%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (0.18%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (0.18%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.089%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.089%) IDMS
10 1 (0.089%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.089%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (0.35%) Subversion
1 4 (0.35%) Git (software)
2 3 (0.27%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (0.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (0.18%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.089%) Eclipse
General
1 139 (12.32%) Finance
2 43 (3.81%) Banking
3 37 (3.28%) Telecoms
4 28 (2.48%) Legal
5 22 (1.95%) Law
5 22 (1.95%) Advertising
6 20 (1.77%) Retail
7 16 (1.42%) Marketing
8 11 (0.98%) Military
9 10 (0.89%) Manufacturing
9 10 (0.89%) Investment Banking
10 9 (0.80%) Financial Institution
11 6 (0.53%) Back Office
11 6 (0.53%) Publishing
12 5 (0.44%) Games
12 5 (0.44%) Front Office
13 4 (0.35%) Local Government
13 4 (0.35%) Mandarin Language
13 4 (0.35%) French Language
13 4 (0.35%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 186 (16.49%) Analyst
2 149 (13.21%) Support Engineer
3 143 (12.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 107 (9.49%) 3rd Line Support
5 104 (9.22%) Consultant
6 87 (7.71%) 2nd Line Support
7 76 (6.74%) Support Analyst
8 75 (6.65%) Systems Engineer
9 64 (5.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 59 (5.23%) Administrator
11 54 (4.79%) Server Engineer
12 53 (4.70%) Desktop Support
13 46 (4.08%) Exchange Engineer
14 43 (3.81%) IT Support
15 42 (3.72%) Messaging Engineer
16 41 (3.63%) Architect
17 40 (3.55%) Desktop Engineer
18 37 (3.28%) Systems Administrator
19 35 (3.10%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
20 33 (2.93%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (1.06%) .NET
2 8 (0.71%) Middleware
3 6 (0.53%) X-Windows
3 6 (0.53%) .NET Framework
3 6 (0.53%) Application Packaging
4 5 (0.44%) Web Services
5 4 (0.35%) ASP.NET
5 4 (0.35%) HTML
5 4 (0.35%) LAMP
6 2 (0.18%) CSS
6 2 (0.18%) ADO.NET
6 2 (0.18%) Ajax
6 2 (0.18%) Software Packaging
6 2 (0.18%) WCF
6 2 (0.18%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (0.18%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 1 (0.089%) LINQ
7 1 (0.089%) COM
7 1 (0.089%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 176 (15.60%) Blackberry
2 85 (7.54%) Clustering
3 47 (4.17%) Replication
4 33 (2.93%) Analytical Skills
5 24 (2.13%) Management Information System
5 24 (2.13%) Video Conferencing
6 20 (1.77%) Thin Client
6 20 (1.77%) Fat Client
7 18 (1.60%) iPhone
7 18 (1.60%) iPad
8 12 (1.06%) Enterprise Storage
9 10 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
10 9 (0.80%) NHS
10 9 (0.80%) Client/Server
11 8 (0.71%) CESG
11 8 (0.71%) PKI
12 7 (0.62%) Mobile Computing
12 7 (0.62%) CMDB
13 5 (0.44%) Online Games
13 5 (0.44%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 880 (78.01%) Windows
2 555 (49.20%) Windows Server 2008
3 381 (33.78%) Windows Server 2003
4 314 (27.84%) Windows Server 2012
5 265 (23.49%) Windows 7
6 198 (17.55%) Windows XP
7 80 (7.09%) Windows 8
8 62 (5.50%) Linux
9 30 (2.66%) Android
10 26 (2.30%) UNIX
11 24 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 18 (1.60%) Mac OS X
13 15 (1.33%) Windows Vista
14 14 (1.24%) Windows 2000
15 11 (0.98%) Windows 2000 Server
16 8 (0.71%) CentOS
17 7 (0.62%) Windows Mobile
18 6 (0.53%) AIX
19 5 (0.44%) Mac OS
19 5 (0.44%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 228 (20.21%) ITIL
2 199 (17.64%) Migration
3 53 (4.70%) Change Management
4 45 (3.99%) Incident Management
4 45 (3.99%) Disaster Recovery
5 44 (3.90%) Service Management
6 40 (3.55%) Project Management
7 32 (2.84%) Service Delivery
8 27 (2.39%) Configuration Management
9 22 (1.95%) Asset Management
9 22 (1.95%) Root Cause Analysis
9 22 (1.95%) Capacity Planning
10 20 (1.77%) Data Protection
10 20 (1.77%) Mentoring
11 19 (1.68%) Kalman Filter
11 19 (1.68%) Business Continuity
12 17 (1.51%) High Availability
12 17 (1.51%) Problem Management
13 16 (1.42%) Change Control
14 15 (1.33%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 153 (13.56%) PowerShell
2 140 (12.41%) SQL
3 19 (1.68%) VBScript
4 12 (1.06%) VB
5 11 (0.98%) Shell Script
5 11 (0.98%) C
6 7 (0.62%) Perl
7 6 (0.53%) C#
7 6 (0.53%) VB.NET
8 5 (0.44%) Python
9 3 (0.27%) VBA
9 3 (0.27%) JavaScript
10 2 (0.18%) R
11 1 (0.089%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.089%) VB6
11 1 (0.089%) PHP
11 1 (0.089%) Java
Qualifications
1 208 (18.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 136 (12.06%) Security Cleared
3 135 (11.97%) MCSE
4 94 (8.33%) SC Cleared
5 74 (6.56%) MCITP
6 40 (3.55%) Cisco Certification
7 39 (3.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 37 (3.28%) MCP
9 36 (3.19%) CCNA
10 33 (2.93%) Degree
11 31 (2.75%) DV Cleared
12 25 (2.22%) MCTS
13 20 (1.77%) Citrix Certification
14 19 (1.68%) CCA
15 17 (1.51%) ITIL Certification
16 16 (1.42%) MCSA
17 13 (1.15%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
18 12 (1.06%) CCEA
19 7 (0.62%) VCP5
19 7 (0.62%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (5.32%) SLA
2 4 (0.35%) QA
3 2 (0.18%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.18%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.089%) P3O
4 1 (0.089%) COBIT
System Software
1 790 (70.04%) Active Directory
2 248 (21.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 148 (13.12%) Hyper-V
4 126 (11.17%) XenApp
5 94 (8.33%) vSphere
6 69 (6.12%) VMware ESX
7 44 (3.90%) XenDesktop
8 35 (3.10%) XenServer
9 27 (2.39%) Terminal Services
10 23 (2.04%) DFS Replication
11 21 (1.86%) VMware ESXi
12 18 (1.60%) VMware Server
13 16 (1.42%) Microsoft App-V
13 16 (1.42%) Xen
14 15 (1.33%) ISA Server
15 14 (1.24%) NFS
16 12 (1.06%) Forefront TMG
17 11 (0.98%) UAG
17 11 (0.98%) Citrix Presentation Server
17 11 (0.98%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 141 (12.50%) SCCM
2 93 (8.24%) Backup Exec
3 62 (5.50%) SCOM
4 37 (3.28%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 36 (3.19%) Norton AntiVirus
6 28 (2.48%) NetBackup
7 20 (1.77%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 18 (1.60%) MIMEsweeper
9 15 (1.33%) McAfee ePO
10 14 (1.24%) WSUS
10 14 (1.24%) HP SIM
11 12 (1.06%) Nagios
12 11 (0.98%) SCDPM
13 10 (0.89%) MAILsweeper
13 10 (0.89%) SCVMM
14 9 (0.80%) MOM
15 8 (0.71%) SCOrch
16 7 (0.62%) HP Data Protector
17 6 (0.53%) ARCserve
17 6 (0.53%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 606 (53.72%) Microsoft
2 495 (43.88%) VMware
3 284 (25.18%) Citrix
4 189 (16.76%) HP
5 188 (16.67%) Cisco
6 137 (12.15%) Symantec
7 91 (8.07%) NetApp
8 72 (6.38%) EMC
9 64 (5.67%) Dell
10 48 (4.26%) McAfee
11 47 (4.17%) SolarWinds
12 40 (3.55%) Sophos
13 34 (3.01%) Juniper
14 29 (2.57%) CheckPoint
14 29 (2.57%) Veeam
15 28 (2.48%) IBM
16 24 (2.13%) Apple
17 23 (2.04%) Red Hat
17 23 (2.04%) Mitel
18 21 (1.86%) 3PAR
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