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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server 2010
Rank 237 208 173
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -35
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2010 541 553 636
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.95% 1.01% 1.24%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.19% 5.59% 7.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 346 286 378
Average daily rate
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£310 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £160 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £300 £295
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 64 60
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -20.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.45 £11.50 £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £25.00 £30.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £14.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+44.82% -27.50%

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
10418 9890 8735
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.32% 18.10% 17.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 6673 5850 4963
Average daily rate £385 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 310 395 432
Average hourly rate £21.15 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.47% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.58 £35.00 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+26.47% -10.52%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 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
England -11 518 £310 +0.81% 162
London -17 194 £310 -2.28% 58
South East +27 163 £350 +7.69% 36
Hampshire +16 58 £363 +13.28% 8
North West -11 47 £250 -10.71% 15
City of London -17 38 £363 +32.54% 10
East of England -30 34 £315 +46.51% 13
South West -16 30 £300 -6.25% 18
Berkshire +18 27 £395 -7.05% 6
Manchester +6 27 £310 -3.12% 6
Southampton +20 26 £363 - 3
Yorkshire -18 24 £300 - 12
East Sussex +12 22 £330 +158.82% 1
Brighton +11 18 £330 +214.28% 1
Reading +6 17 £395 +15.75% 4
Scotland -2 17 £269 -17.30% 6
Buckinghamshire -3 17 £313 -5.30% 9
West Midlands +11 16 £250 -21.87% 6
Cambridgeshire -3 14 £310 +53.08% 2
Cheshire -7 13 £215 -9.47% 6
Kent 0 12 £375 +7.14% 2
West Yorkshire -27 11 £300 +26.98% 9
Devon +8 9 £300 +87.50% 3
North Yorkshire +5 9 £288 -4.95% 2
Surrey -4 9 £275 -12.00% 7
Cambridge -5 8 £310 +51.21%
Essex -20 8 £413 -8.33%
Leeds -26 8 £256 -10.86% 8
York - 8 £269 - 1
High Wycombe +8 7 - - 5

Exchange Server 2010
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 1010 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 837 (82.87%) Windows
3 710 (70.30%) Active Directory
4 556 (55.05%) Windows Server 2008
5 452 (44.75%) Microsoft
6 446 (44.16%) VMware
7 409 (40.50%) Windows Server 2012
8 296 (29.31%) Windows Server 2003
9 292 (28.91%) Citrix
10 269 (26.63%) Exchange Server 2013
11 245 (24.26%) Exchange Server 2007
12 232 (22.97%) Windows 7
13 202 (20.00%) DNS
14 201 (19.90%) Lync
15 196 (19.41%) VMware Infrastructure
16 195 (19.31%) Migration
17 185 (18.32%) SCCM
18 183 (18.12%) Exchange Server 2003
19 182 (18.02%) MS Excel
20 174 (17.23%) ITIL
21 163 (16.14%) Office 365
22 159 (15.74%) Cisco
23 152 (15.05%) SAN
24 150 (14.85%) XenApp
25 148 (14.65%) Microsoft Certification
26 143 (14.16%) Hyper-V
27 142 (14.06%) DHCP
28 138 (13.66%) LAN
29 134 (13.27%) SQL Server
30 133 (13.17%) Firewall

Exchange Server 2010
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 1010 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 269 (26.63%) Exchange Server 2013
3 245 (24.26%) Exchange Server 2007
4 201 (19.90%) Lync
5 183 (18.12%) Exchange Server 2003
6 130 (12.87%) SharePoint
7 79 (7.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 55 (5.45%) IIS
9 31 (3.07%) SharePoint 2010
10 29 (2.87%) IBM Notes
11 25 (2.48%) SharePoint 2013
12 20 (1.98%) Office Communications Server
13 15 (1.49%) Lotus Domino
14 6 (0.59%) SharePoint Server
15 5 (0.50%) Live Communications Server
16 3 (0.30%) Moodle
17 2 (0.20%) MS Project Server
17 2 (0.20%) Apache
18 1 (0.099%) Tomcat
18 1 (0.099%) CMS
Applications
1 182 (18.02%) MS Excel
2 129 (12.77%) MS Office
3 21 (2.08%) MS Visio
4 17 (1.68%) PaintShop Pro
5 13 (1.29%) MS PowerPoint
6 9 (0.89%) MS Project
7 6 (0.59%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 3 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.099%) Line 500
2 1 (0.099%) Eikon
2 1 (0.099%) assyst
2 1 (0.099%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.099%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 163 (16.14%) Office 365
2 48 (4.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (2.38%) IaaS
4 19 (1.88%) PaaS
5 16 (1.58%) SaaS
6 12 (1.19%) Amazon AWS
7 7 (0.69%) Google Apps
7 7 (0.69%) Mimecast
8 4 (0.40%) OneDrive
8 4 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (0.40%) Yammer
9 3 (0.30%) Symantec.cloud
Communications & Networking
1 202 (20.00%) DNS
2 152 (15.05%) SAN
3 142 (14.06%) DHCP
4 138 (13.66%) LAN
5 133 (13.17%) Firewall
6 124 (12.28%) WAN
7 104 (10.30%) TCP/IP
8 71 (7.03%) VLAN
9 65 (6.44%) VPN
10 47 (4.65%) Wireless
11 44 (4.36%) NAS
12 33 (3.27%) VoIP
13 31 (3.07%) Internet
14 26 (2.57%) MPLS
15 24 (2.38%) Fibre Channel
16 22 (2.18%) WLAN
17 19 (1.88%) LDAP
18 16 (1.58%) Cisco ASA
19 15 (1.49%) Unified Communications
20 12 (1.19%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 134 (13.27%) SQL Server
2 65 (6.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 43 (4.26%) SQL Server 2005
4 32 (3.17%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (0.50%) Amazon RDS
5 5 (0.50%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (0.40%) EDRMS
7 3 (0.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.20%) EDMS
9 1 (0.099%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.099%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (0.40%) Oracle Forms
1 4 (0.40%) Wise Package Studio
2 3 (0.30%) AdminStudio
3 1 (0.099%) Subversion
3 1 (0.099%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.099%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.099%) ClearCase
3 1 (0.099%) ClearQuest
3 1 (0.099%) InstallShield
3 1 (0.099%) Visual Studio
General
1 94 (9.31%) Finance
2 18 (1.78%) Banking
3 14 (1.39%) Telecoms
3 14 (1.39%) Law
4 13 (1.29%) Retail
5 9 (0.89%) Legal
6 8 (0.79%) Advertising
7 7 (0.69%) Financial Institution
8 6 (0.59%) Back Office
8 6 (0.59%) Electronics
8 6 (0.59%) Manufacturing
8 6 (0.59%) Investment Banking
8 6 (0.59%) Marketing
9 5 (0.50%) Publishing
10 4 (0.40%) Military
11 3 (0.30%) German Language
12 1 (0.099%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 151 (14.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 136 (13.47%) Analyst
2 136 (13.47%) Support Engineer
3 111 (10.99%) 3rd Line Support
4 76 (7.52%) 2nd Line Support
5 65 (6.44%) Architect
6 63 (6.24%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 59 (5.84%) Support Analyst
8 54 (5.35%) Administrator
9 44 (4.36%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 42 (4.16%) Consultant
11 41 (4.06%) Systems Engineer
11 41 (4.06%) Infrastructure Architect
12 40 (3.96%) Server Engineer
12 40 (3.96%) Exchange Engineer
13 39 (3.86%) Messaging Engineer
13 39 (3.86%) IT Support
14 35 (3.47%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
15 31 (3.07%) Desktop Support
16 26 (2.57%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (1.09%) .NET
2 10 (0.99%) Application Packaging
3 6 (0.59%) Software Packaging
3 6 (0.59%) CSS
4 5 (0.50%) MAPI
4 5 (0.50%) Middleware
4 5 (0.50%) HTML
5 3 (0.30%) ODBC
6 2 (0.20%) Web Services
7 1 (0.099%) XML
7 1 (0.099%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.099%) COM
7 1 (0.099%) X-Windows
7 1 (0.099%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 104 (10.30%) Blackberry
2 45 (4.46%) Clustering
3 37 (3.66%) Analytical Skills
3 37 (3.66%) Data Centre
4 31 (3.07%) PKI
5 29 (2.87%) iPhone
6 26 (2.57%) Replication
7 21 (2.08%) Management Information System
8 18 (1.78%) Video Conferencing
9 15 (1.49%) HP Storage
10 13 (1.29%) Client/Server
11 11 (1.09%) iPad
12 10 (0.99%) EMC VNX
13 9 (0.89%) Fat Client
13 9 (0.89%) Thin Client
14 7 (0.69%) Computer Science
14 7 (0.69%) NHS
15 6 (0.59%) Mobile App
15 6 (0.59%) Enterprise Software
15 6 (0.59%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 837 (82.87%) Windows
2 556 (55.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 409 (40.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 296 (29.31%) Windows Server 2003
5 232 (22.97%) Windows 7
6 114 (11.29%) Windows XP
7 64 (6.34%) Windows 8
8 59 (5.84%) Linux
9 28 (2.77%) UNIX
10 24 (2.38%) Android
11 21 (2.08%) Windows 2000
12 17 (1.68%) Windows Vista
13 15 (1.49%) Windows 2000 Server
14 14 (1.39%) Apple iOS
15 13 (1.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 12 (1.19%) Mac OS X
17 4 (0.40%) Mac OS
18 3 (0.30%) Data ONTAP
19 2 (0.20%) Windows Phone
20 1 (0.099%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 195 (19.31%) Migration
2 174 (17.23%) ITIL
3 60 (5.94%) Disaster Recovery
4 38 (3.76%) Project Management
5 35 (3.47%) Service Delivery
6 34 (3.37%) Change Control
7 31 (3.07%) Incident Management
8 26 (2.57%) Capacity Planning
9 22 (2.18%) Change Management
10 21 (2.08%) Problem Management
11 19 (1.88%) SDLC
12 14 (1.39%) Server Building
12 14 (1.39%) Network Management
13 12 (1.19%) Kalman Filter
13 12 (1.19%) Data Analysis
13 12 (1.19%) Configuration Management
14 11 (1.09%) Validation
14 11 (1.09%) Information Security
14 11 (1.09%) Mentoring
15 10 (0.99%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 124 (12.28%) PowerShell
2 121 (11.98%) SQL
3 22 (2.18%) VBScript
4 13 (1.29%) VB
5 6 (0.59%) C
6 4 (0.40%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.20%) PHP
7 2 (0.20%) Python
7 2 (0.20%) Shell Script
7 2 (0.20%) Java
8 1 (0.099%) C#
Qualifications
1 148 (14.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 118 (11.68%) MCSE
3 106 (10.50%) Security Cleared
4 79 (7.82%) SC Cleared
5 37 (3.66%) Cisco Certification
5 37 (3.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 37 (3.66%) MCP
6 33 (3.27%) CCNA
7 30 (2.97%) MCSA
8 28 (2.77%) MCTS
9 24 (2.38%) MCITP
10 22 (2.18%) Degree
11 21 (2.08%) DV Cleared
12 12 (1.19%) CCNP
13 11 (1.09%) ITIL Certification
14 9 (0.89%) Citrix Certification
15 6 (0.59%) HNC
16 5 (0.50%) HND
16 5 (0.50%) CCA
17 4 (0.40%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (4.75%) SLA
2 7 (0.69%) PCI DSS
3 4 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.20%) QA
5 1 (0.099%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.099%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.099%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 710 (70.30%) Active Directory
2 196 (19.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 150 (14.85%) XenApp
4 143 (14.16%) Hyper-V
5 111 (10.99%) vSphere
6 51 (5.05%) XenDesktop
7 50 (4.95%) VMware ESX
8 38 (3.76%) VMware ESXi
9 25 (2.48%) XenServer
10 23 (2.28%) Terminal Services
11 18 (1.78%) vCloud
12 17 (1.68%) Microsoft App-V
13 12 (1.19%) DFS Replication
13 12 (1.19%) Forefront TMG
14 11 (1.09%) VMware Server
14 11 (1.09%) ISA Server
15 9 (0.89%) Xen
16 7 (0.69%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 7 (0.69%) UAG
17 5 (0.50%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 185 (18.32%) SCCM
2 43 (4.26%) SCOM
3 33 (3.27%) Backup Exec
4 24 (2.38%) vMotion
5 23 (2.28%) WSUS
6 22 (2.18%) ARCserve
7 18 (1.78%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 15 (1.49%) NetBackup
8 15 (1.49%) AirWatch
9 12 (1.19%) McAfee ePO
10 11 (1.09%) SolarWinds Orion
11 10 (0.99%) Norton AntiVirus
12 9 (0.89%) HP Data Protector
12 9 (0.89%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 8 (0.79%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 8 (0.79%) SCDPM
14 7 (0.69%) SCVMM
15 6 (0.59%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
16 4 (0.40%) Foglight
16 4 (0.40%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 452 (44.75%) Microsoft
2 446 (44.16%) VMware
3 292 (28.91%) Citrix
4 159 (15.74%) Cisco
5 112 (11.09%) HP
6 54 (5.35%) NetApp
7 43 (4.26%) EMC
8 42 (4.16%) Symantec
9 36 (3.56%) Lotus
10 34 (3.37%) Dell
11 26 (2.57%) Intel
11 26 (2.57%) CheckPoint
11 26 (2.57%) Veeam
12 24 (2.38%) Sophos
13 21 (2.08%) F5
13 21 (2.08%) McAfee
14 20 (1.98%) SolarWinds
14 20 (1.98%) Apple
15 19 (1.88%) Juniper
16 15 (1.49%) Oracle
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