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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server 2010
Rank 230 187 171
Rank change year-on-year
-43 -16
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2010 446 524 518
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.89% 1.07% 1.14%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.01% 6.07% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 240 303 227
Average daily rate
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£320 £300 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £165 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £440 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
- -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 48 92
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.30 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.73% +7.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £11.85 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.70 £25.75 £29.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.30 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-9.32% +7.22%

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
8899 8630 8290
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.76% 17.67% 18.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 5567 5102 4650
Average daily rate £400 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £518 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 308 316 426
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £35.05 £35.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.75 £17.50 £18.59
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -5.86%

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 29 January 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 29 January 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 29 January 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 -46 419 £311 +3.75% 259
London -4 181 £348 +15.83% 93
South East -29 120 £300 -7.69% 48
City of London +5 51 £375 +24.79% 35
Berkshire -2 40 £300 -25.00% 17
East of England -15 32 £275 +14.10% 27
Hampshire -22 27 £250 -17.82% 15
South West -30 20 £425 +6.25% 26
North West 0 18 £313 +38.88% 16
Surrey 0 17 £325 +8.33% 3
Scotland -4 15 £260 +89.09% 6
Yorkshire -26 15 £190 -20.83% 24
West Sussex -1 14 £310 - 3
East Midlands +19 12 £300 - 8
West Midlands +4 12 £400 +6.66% 12
Edinburgh +3 12 £260 +142.99% 3
Manchester +1 12 £351 +55.77% 6
Essex +13 11 £300 -27.27% 7
Buckinghamshire -21 11 £200 -38.46% 5
Bracknell +10 10 £295 - 2
Hook -6 10 £290 -4.67%
Cambridgeshire -22 10 - - 7
Wiltshire -1 9 £425 -5.55%
Reading -3 9 £250 -33.33% 8
West Yorkshire -5 8 £295 +31.11% 14
Milton Keynes -15 8 £160 -52.59% 4
Swindon -6 7 - -
Cambridge -7 7 - - 4
Birmingham 0 6 £400 +6.66% 1
Bristol -3 6 £313 -33.51% 14

Exchange Server 2010
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 1058 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 813 (76.84%) Windows
3 717 (67.77%) Active Directory
4 562 (53.12%) Microsoft
5 507 (47.92%) Windows Server 2008
6 455 (43.01%) VMware
7 353 (33.36%) Windows Server 2003
8 300 (28.36%) Windows Server 2012
9 297 (28.07%) Exchange Server 2007
10 256 (24.20%) Citrix
11 248 (23.44%) Exchange Server 2003
12 234 (22.12%) VMware Infrastructure
13 232 (21.93%) Exchange Server 2013
14 231 (21.83%) Windows 7
15 207 (19.57%) Lync
16 206 (19.47%) Migration
17 199 (18.81%) ITIL
18 195 (18.43%) DNS
19 178 (16.82%) SAN
20 177 (16.73%) Microsoft Certification
21 176 (16.64%) Cisco
22 174 (16.45%) MS Excel
23 163 (15.41%) Windows XP
24 159 (15.03%) HP
24 159 (15.03%) Firewall
25 158 (14.93%) Blackberry
25 158 (14.93%) MS Office
26 150 (14.18%) DHCP
26 150 (14.18%) PowerShell
27 140 (13.23%) SQL

Exchange Server 2010
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 1058 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 297 (28.07%) Exchange Server 2007
3 248 (23.44%) Exchange Server 2003
4 232 (21.93%) Exchange Server 2013
5 207 (19.57%) Lync
6 140 (13.23%) SharePoint
7 125 (11.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 60 (5.67%) IIS
9 45 (4.25%) Office Communications Server
10 27 (2.55%) SharePoint 2013
11 22 (2.08%) IBM Notes
12 18 (1.70%) SharePoint 2010
13 10 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2000
13 10 (0.95%) Lotus Domino
14 9 (0.85%) Apache
14 9 (0.85%) Live Communications Server
15 5 (0.47%) Tomcat
15 5 (0.47%) Exchange Server 5.5
16 4 (0.38%) WebSphere
16 4 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 174 (16.45%) MS Excel
2 158 (14.93%) MS Office
3 16 (1.51%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.66%) PaintShop Pro
5 6 (0.57%) MS Project
6 3 (0.28%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.095%) PrintSoft PReS
7 1 (0.095%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 11 (1.04%) assyst
2 4 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.095%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.095%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.095%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.095%) ReMetrica
4 1 (0.095%) Sage 300 ERP
Cloud Services
1 139 (13.14%) Office 365
2 28 (2.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (1.04%) IaaS
3 11 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (0.57%) SaaS
5 4 (0.38%) PaaS
5 4 (0.38%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.19%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 195 (18.43%) DNS
2 178 (16.82%) SAN
3 159 (15.03%) Firewall
4 150 (14.18%) DHCP
5 89 (8.41%) LAN
6 85 (8.03%) VPN
7 81 (7.66%) WAN
8 73 (6.90%) TCP/IP
9 70 (6.62%) VLAN
10 54 (5.10%) VoIP
11 38 (3.59%) NAS
12 33 (3.12%) Unified Communications
13 29 (2.74%) Internet
14 28 (2.65%) Wireless
15 25 (2.36%) Fibre Channel
15 25 (2.36%) NetScaler
16 22 (2.08%) MPLS
17 20 (1.89%) iSCSI
18 19 (1.80%) LDAP
19 18 (1.70%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 139 (13.14%) SQL Server
2 58 (5.48%) SQL Server 2008
3 21 (1.98%) SQL Server 2005
3 21 (1.98%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (0.76%) SQL Server 2000
5 7 (0.66%) MySQL
6 4 (0.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (0.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (0.28%) SQL Server 7
7 3 (0.28%) EDMS
7 3 (0.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (0.28%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (0.19%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.19%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.095%) Ingres
9 1 (0.095%) DB2
9 1 (0.095%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.095%) IDMS
9 1 (0.095%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (0.28%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (0.19%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.19%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.095%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.095%) Subversion
3 1 (0.095%) Git (software)
General
1 121 (11.44%) Finance
2 39 (3.69%) Banking
3 27 (2.55%) Telecoms
4 26 (2.46%) Legal
5 20 (1.89%) Law
6 16 (1.51%) Advertising
7 14 (1.32%) Retail
8 11 (1.04%) Financial Institution
8 11 (1.04%) Marketing
9 7 (0.66%) Publishing
9 7 (0.66%) Military
10 6 (0.57%) Investment Banking
10 6 (0.57%) Manufacturing
11 5 (0.47%) Back Office
12 4 (0.38%) Local Government
13 2 (0.19%) Front Office
14 1 (0.095%) Games
14 1 (0.095%) French Language
Job Titles
1 164 (15.50%) Support Engineer
2 147 (13.89%) Analyst
3 132 (12.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 95 (8.98%) Consultant
4 95 (8.98%) 3rd Line Support
5 93 (8.79%) 2nd Line Support
6 66 (6.24%) Systems Engineer
7 60 (5.67%) Desktop Support
8 54 (5.10%) Support Analyst
9 53 (5.01%) Administrator
10 49 (4.63%) Exchange Engineer
11 46 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 44 (4.16%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 44 (4.16%) IT Support
13 43 (4.06%) Desktop Engineer
14 42 (3.97%) Server Engineer
15 40 (3.78%) Architect
16 37 (3.50%) Messaging Engineer
17 34 (3.21%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
18 33 (3.12%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (1.42%) .NET
2 11 (1.04%) Application Packaging
3 8 (0.76%) HTML
3 8 (0.76%) Middleware
4 7 (0.66%) ASP.NET
5 6 (0.57%) .NET Framework
6 5 (0.47%) X-Windows
6 5 (0.47%) Web Services
7 4 (0.38%) JSP
7 4 (0.38%) LAMP
8 2 (0.19%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (0.19%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 2 (0.19%) Ajax
8 2 (0.19%) Software Packaging
8 2 (0.19%) WCF
8 2 (0.19%) CSS
8 2 (0.19%) ADO.NET
9 1 (0.095%) WSH
9 1 (0.095%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 158 (14.93%) Blackberry
2 81 (7.66%) Clustering
3 45 (4.25%) Replication
4 36 (3.40%) Analytical Skills
5 29 (2.74%) Video Conferencing
6 22 (2.08%) Management Information System
7 16 (1.51%) iPad
8 15 (1.42%) iPhone
9 13 (1.23%) Thin Client
9 13 (1.23%) Fat Client
9 13 (1.23%) Enterprise Storage
10 11 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
11 10 (0.95%) PKI
11 10 (0.95%) Computer Science
12 8 (0.76%) NHS
13 7 (0.66%) CMDB
13 7 (0.66%) CESG
13 7 (0.66%) Mobile Computing
14 6 (0.57%) User Experience
14 6 (0.57%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 813 (76.84%) Windows
2 507 (47.92%) Windows Server 2008
3 353 (33.36%) Windows Server 2003
4 300 (28.36%) Windows Server 2012
5 231 (21.83%) Windows 7
6 163 (15.41%) Windows XP
7 68 (6.43%) Windows 8
8 60 (5.67%) Linux
9 26 (2.46%) UNIX
10 21 (1.98%) Android
11 19 (1.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 17 (1.61%) Mac OS X
13 11 (1.04%) Windows 2000
13 11 (1.04%) Windows Vista
14 9 (0.85%) Windows 2000 Server
15 6 (0.57%) VMS
16 5 (0.47%) AIX
16 5 (0.47%) Ubuntu
16 5 (0.47%) CentOS
17 4 (0.38%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 206 (19.47%) Migration
2 199 (18.81%) ITIL
3 62 (5.86%) Change Management
4 49 (4.63%) Disaster Recovery
5 43 (4.06%) Incident Management
6 36 (3.40%) Project Management
7 31 (2.93%) Service Delivery
7 31 (2.93%) Service Management
8 27 (2.55%) Configuration Management
9 22 (2.08%) Business Continuity
10 21 (1.98%) Mentoring
11 20 (1.89%) Asset Management
12 19 (1.80%) Capacity Planning
13 18 (1.70%) Kalman Filter
14 16 (1.51%) High Availability
14 16 (1.51%) Change Control
15 15 (1.42%) Data Protection
15 15 (1.42%) Agile Software Development
15 15 (1.42%) ITIL V3
16 14 (1.32%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 150 (14.18%) PowerShell
2 140 (13.23%) SQL
3 23 (2.17%) VBScript
4 14 (1.32%) VB
5 11 (1.04%) C
6 8 (0.76%) Shell Script
7 6 (0.57%) JavaScript
7 6 (0.57%) Perl
7 6 (0.57%) C#
7 6 (0.57%) VB.NET
8 3 (0.28%) VBA
9 2 (0.19%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.19%) Python
10 1 (0.095%) Java
10 1 (0.095%) PHP
10 1 (0.095%) VB6
Qualifications
1 177 (16.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 138 (13.04%) Security Cleared
3 124 (11.72%) MCSE
4 106 (10.02%) SC Cleared
5 57 (5.39%) MCITP
6 42 (3.97%) Cisco Certification
7 39 (3.69%) CCNA
7 39 (3.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 32 (3.02%) MCP
8 32 (3.02%) Degree
9 28 (2.65%) DV Cleared
10 27 (2.55%) MCTS
11 24 (2.27%) Citrix Certification
12 23 (2.17%) CCA
13 17 (1.61%) MCSA
14 15 (1.42%) CCEA
15 12 (1.13%) ITIL Certification
16 10 (0.95%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 10 (0.95%) CCNP
17 7 (0.66%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (4.73%) SLA
2 4 (0.38%) QA
3 2 (0.19%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.095%) COBIT
4 1 (0.095%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.095%) P3O
System Software
1 717 (67.77%) Active Directory
2 234 (22.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 135 (12.76%) Hyper-V
4 106 (10.02%) XenApp
5 94 (8.88%) vSphere
6 58 (5.48%) VMware ESX
7 37 (3.50%) XenDesktop
8 34 (3.21%) Terminal Services
9 29 (2.74%) XenServer
10 20 (1.89%) DFS Replication
11 19 (1.80%) VMware ESXi
12 18 (1.70%) Microsoft App-V
13 17 (1.61%) UAG
14 15 (1.42%) NFS
15 13 (1.23%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 13 (1.23%) VMware Server
15 13 (1.23%) Forefront TMG
16 12 (1.13%) Xen
17 11 (1.04%) ISA Server
18 10 (0.95%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 120 (11.34%) SCCM
2 68 (6.43%) Backup Exec
3 55 (5.20%) SCOM
4 35 (3.31%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 34 (3.21%) Norton AntiVirus
6 24 (2.27%) NetBackup
7 20 (1.89%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 18 (1.70%) WSUS
9 17 (1.61%) MIMEsweeper
10 11 (1.04%) MAILsweeper
10 11 (1.04%) SCDPM
11 10 (0.95%) SCVMM
12 9 (0.85%) Nagios
12 9 (0.85%) McAfee ePO
13 8 (0.76%) HP SIM
14 7 (0.66%) HP Data Protector
15 6 (0.57%) MOM
15 6 (0.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
16 4 (0.38%) SolarWinds Orion
16 4 (0.38%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 562 (53.12%) Microsoft
2 455 (43.01%) VMware
3 256 (24.20%) Citrix
4 176 (16.64%) Cisco
5 159 (15.03%) HP
6 114 (10.78%) Symantec
7 80 (7.56%) NetApp
8 59 (5.58%) EMC
9 52 (4.91%) Dell
10 47 (4.44%) McAfee
11 33 (3.12%) Sophos
11 33 (3.12%) SolarWinds
12 29 (2.74%) Veeam
13 26 (2.46%) Avaya
14 25 (2.36%) Lotus
14 25 (2.36%) IBM
15 23 (2.17%) AppSense
16 20 (1.89%) 3PAR
16 20 (1.89%) Juniper
16 20 (1.89%) Red Hat
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