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 3 September 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server 2010
Rank 249 207 174
Rank change year-on-year
-42 -33
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2010 521 574 668
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.89% 1.02% 1.25%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.71% 5.53% 7.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 328 289 407
Average daily rate
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£316 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.17% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £169 £160 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £300 £288
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 73 55
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -20.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.10 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.70 £25.00 £31.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -20.00%

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
11066 10378 9210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.96% 18.36% 17.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 7082 6154 5339
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 331 426 390
Average hourly rate £22.00 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.75 £35.83 £38.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -7.89%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 3 September 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 -43 494 £323 +0.78% 197
London -40 190 £323 -0.76% 74
South East +16 146 £358 +15.32% 50
Hampshire +20 54 £363 +26.08% 10
North West -22 47 £310 +3.33% 12
City of London -8 37 £338 -6.25% 17
South West -20 33 £300 -6.25% 24
Berkshire +9 28 £325 -20.00% 6
East of England -16 28 £300 +11.11% 13
Southampton +26 25 £363 +44.27% 4
Manchester -12 22 £310 -3.12% 7
East Sussex +23 21 £330 +120.00% 1
West Midlands +12 20 £310 -3.12% 8
Scotland 0 20 £240 +47.69% 5
Yorkshire -30 20 £250 -19.35% 15
Brighton +17 19 £330 - 1
Kent +10 17 £369 +5.35% 9
Reading +5 14 £300 -29.41% 4
Devon +21 13 £338 +110.93% 1
Birmingham +4 11 £350 +9.37% 4
Cheshire -12 10 £278 +16.84% 1
Plymouth - 10 £350 - 1
North Yorkshire +1 9 £250 - 1
Cambridgeshire -14 9 £320 +45.45% 1
West Yorkshire -34 9 £248 -15.74% 11
Hertfordshire 0 8 £155 -42.59% 7
Wiltshire -1 8 £305 +10.90% 7
Edinburgh -14 8 £250 +53.84% 4
East Midlands -28 8 £263 -41.66%
Leeds -40 8 £270 -8.08% 9

Exchange Server 2010
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 1008 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 846 (83.93%) Windows
3 691 (68.55%) Active Directory
4 566 (56.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 472 (46.83%) Microsoft
6 455 (45.14%) VMware
7 423 (41.96%) Windows Server 2012
8 284 (28.17%) Exchange Server 2013
9 283 (28.08%) Windows Server 2003
10 276 (27.38%) Citrix
11 253 (25.10%) Exchange Server 2007
12 221 (21.92%) Windows 7
13 220 (21.83%) DNS
14 200 (19.84%) ITIL
15 199 (19.74%) Migration
16 198 (19.64%) VMware Infrastructure
17 196 (19.44%) Lync
18 193 (19.15%) MS Excel
19 180 (17.86%) SCCM
19 180 (17.86%) Office 365
20 169 (16.77%) Exchange Server 2003
21 167 (16.57%) Cisco
22 159 (15.77%) DHCP
23 156 (15.48%) SAN
24 152 (15.08%) Microsoft Certification
25 149 (14.78%) XenApp
26 144 (14.29%) MS Office
27 141 (13.99%) LAN
28 139 (13.79%) Firewall
29 133 (13.19%) SQL Server

Exchange Server 2010
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 1008 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 284 (28.17%) Exchange Server 2013
3 253 (25.10%) Exchange Server 2007
4 196 (19.44%) Lync
5 169 (16.77%) Exchange Server 2003
6 129 (12.80%) SharePoint
7 91 (9.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 60 (5.95%) IIS
9 29 (2.88%) IBM Notes
10 27 (2.68%) SharePoint 2010
10 27 (2.68%) SharePoint 2013
11 18 (1.79%) Office Communications Server
12 16 (1.59%) Lotus Domino
13 5 (0.50%) SharePoint Server
14 4 (0.40%) Live Communications Server
15 3 (0.30%) Apache
16 2 (0.20%) MS Project Server
17 1 (0.099%) MindAlign
17 1 (0.099%) TPMS
17 1 (0.099%) Tomcat
Applications
1 193 (19.15%) MS Excel
2 144 (14.29%) MS Office
3 17 (1.69%) MS Visio
4 14 (1.39%) MS PowerPoint
5 13 (1.29%) PaintShop Pro
6 9 (0.89%) MS Project
7 5 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 3 (0.30%) assyst
1 3 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.20%) Line 500
3 1 (0.099%) Eikon
3 1 (0.099%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 180 (17.86%) Office 365
2 44 (4.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (2.28%) IaaS
4 20 (1.98%) PaaS
5 14 (1.39%) SaaS
6 8 (0.79%) Amazon AWS
6 8 (0.79%) Google Apps
7 4 (0.40%) Symantec.cloud
7 4 (0.40%) OneDrive
7 4 (0.40%) Mimecast
8 3 (0.30%) Yammer
9 2 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.099%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 220 (21.83%) DNS
2 159 (15.77%) DHCP
3 156 (15.48%) SAN
4 141 (13.99%) LAN
5 139 (13.79%) Firewall
6 132 (13.10%) WAN
7 114 (11.31%) TCP/IP
8 76 (7.54%) VLAN
9 57 (5.65%) VPN
10 53 (5.26%) Wireless
11 46 (4.56%) NAS
12 27 (2.68%) MPLS
13 26 (2.58%) VoIP
14 25 (2.48%) Internet
15 23 (2.28%) Fibre Channel
16 21 (2.08%) WLAN
16 21 (2.08%) LDAP
17 17 (1.69%) Unified Communications
18 14 (1.39%) Cisco ASA
19 13 (1.29%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 133 (13.19%) SQL Server
2 69 (6.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 45 (4.46%) SQL Server 2005
4 34 (3.37%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (0.50%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (0.40%) EDRMS
7 3 (0.30%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (0.20%) EDMS
8 2 (0.20%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.099%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.099%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (0.40%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (0.20%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.20%) Wise Package Studio
3 1 (0.099%) ClearCase
3 1 (0.099%) ClearQuest
3 1 (0.099%) InstallShield
3 1 (0.099%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 84 (8.33%) Finance
2 18 (1.79%) Law
3 16 (1.59%) Telecoms
4 14 (1.39%) Banking
5 13 (1.29%) Retail
6 10 (0.99%) Back Office
7 9 (0.89%) Legal
7 9 (0.89%) Advertising
8 8 (0.79%) Financial Institution
9 7 (0.69%) Investment Banking
10 6 (0.60%) Marketing
11 5 (0.50%) Military
11 5 (0.50%) Manufacturing
12 4 (0.40%) Automotive
12 4 (0.40%) German Language
12 4 (0.40%) Publishing
13 3 (0.30%) Electronics
14 1 (0.099%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 163 (16.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 146 (14.48%) Analyst
3 130 (12.90%) Support Engineer
4 121 (12.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 79 (7.84%) Support Analyst
6 72 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
7 64 (6.35%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 62 (6.15%) Architect
9 50 (4.96%) Administrator
10 49 (4.86%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 46 (4.56%) Consultant
12 44 (4.37%) Infrastructure Architect
13 42 (4.17%) Server Engineer
13 42 (4.17%) Systems Engineer
14 39 (3.87%) Desktop Support
15 38 (3.77%) Exchange Engineer
16 37 (3.67%) Messaging Engineer
17 30 (2.98%) IT Support
18 27 (2.68%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
19 24 (2.38%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (0.60%) .NET
1 6 (0.60%) Application Packaging
2 5 (0.50%) HTML
2 5 (0.50%) MAPI
2 5 (0.50%) Middleware
3 3 (0.30%) CSS
3 3 (0.30%) Software Packaging
3 3 (0.30%) ODBC
4 2 (0.20%) X-Windows
5 1 (0.099%) XMPP
5 1 (0.099%) Web Services
5 1 (0.099%) XML
5 1 (0.099%) COM
5 1 (0.099%) WAP
5 1 (0.099%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
Miscellaneous
1 116 (11.51%) Blackberry
2 45 (4.46%) Clustering
3 44 (4.37%) Data Centre
4 33 (3.27%) Analytical Skills
5 27 (2.68%) iPhone
6 26 (2.58%) PKI
7 25 (2.48%) Replication
8 21 (2.08%) Video Conferencing
9 18 (1.79%) Client/Server
10 17 (1.69%) HP Storage
11 16 (1.59%) Management Information System
12 11 (1.09%) Thin Client
12 11 (1.09%) Fat Client
12 11 (1.09%) EMC VNX
13 10 (0.99%) iPad
14 7 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
15 5 (0.50%) Hedge funds
15 5 (0.50%) FMCG
15 5 (0.50%) Computer Science
15 5 (0.50%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 846 (83.93%) Windows
2 566 (56.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 423 (41.96%) Windows Server 2012
4 283 (28.08%) Windows Server 2003
5 221 (21.92%) Windows 7
6 104 (10.32%) Windows XP
7 58 (5.75%) Windows 8
8 50 (4.96%) Linux
9 29 (2.88%) Android
10 23 (2.28%) UNIX
11 17 (1.69%) Windows 2000
12 15 (1.49%) Windows 2000 Server
13 12 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 11 (1.09%) Windows Vista
15 10 (0.99%) Apple iOS
16 8 (0.79%) Mac OS X
17 3 (0.30%) Mac OS
17 3 (0.30%) Data ONTAP
18 2 (0.20%) Windows Phone
18 2 (0.20%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 200 (19.84%) ITIL
2 199 (19.74%) Migration
3 58 (5.75%) Disaster Recovery
4 49 (4.86%) Service Delivery
5 36 (3.57%) Change Control
6 33 (3.27%) Project Management
7 27 (2.68%) Incident Management
8 26 (2.58%) Capacity Planning
9 18 (1.79%) Problem Management
9 18 (1.79%) Performance Tuning
10 17 (1.69%) Mentoring
10 17 (1.69%) Server Building
10 17 (1.69%) Change Management
11 16 (1.59%) Network Management
12 14 (1.39%) SDLC
13 13 (1.29%) Data Management
14 12 (1.19%) Validation
14 12 (1.19%) ITIL V3
14 12 (1.19%) Kalman Filter
15 11 (1.09%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 117 (11.61%) PowerShell
2 116 (11.51%) SQL
3 21 (2.08%) VBScript
4 12 (1.19%) VB
5 6 (0.60%) C
6 4 (0.40%) Java
6 4 (0.40%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.20%) PHP
7 2 (0.20%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.099%) Perl
8 1 (0.099%) Python
8 1 (0.099%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 152 (15.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 113 (11.21%) MCSE
3 109 (10.81%) Security Cleared
4 78 (7.74%) SC Cleared
5 36 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 35 (3.47%) Cisco Certification
7 33 (3.27%) MCP
8 32 (3.17%) MCSA
8 32 (3.17%) CCNA
9 24 (2.38%) DV Cleared
10 23 (2.28%) MCTS
10 23 (2.28%) MCITP
11 17 (1.69%) Degree
12 14 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
13 11 (1.09%) CCNP
14 5 (0.50%) Citrix Certification
14 5 (0.50%) HND
15 4 (0.40%) MCDST
15 4 (0.40%) VCP4
16 3 (0.30%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (5.06%) SLA
2 6 (0.60%) PCI DSS
3 5 (0.50%) QA
4 1 (0.099%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.099%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.099%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.099%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 691 (68.55%) Active Directory
2 198 (19.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 149 (14.78%) XenApp
4 130 (12.90%) Hyper-V
5 118 (11.71%) vSphere
6 55 (5.46%) XenDesktop
7 53 (5.26%) VMware ESX
8 44 (4.37%) VMware ESXi
9 25 (2.48%) XenServer
10 20 (1.98%) Terminal Services
11 19 (1.88%) Microsoft App-V
11 19 (1.88%) vCloud
12 17 (1.69%) ISA Server
13 14 (1.39%) DFS Replication
14 11 (1.09%) Forefront TMG
15 10 (0.99%) VMware Server
16 8 (0.79%) BitLocker
17 6 (0.60%) Xen
18 5 (0.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
18 5 (0.50%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 180 (17.86%) SCCM
2 48 (4.76%) SCOM
3 32 (3.17%) Backup Exec
4 23 (2.28%) WSUS
4 23 (2.28%) vMotion
5 21 (2.08%) ARCserve
6 18 (1.79%) NetBackup
7 15 (1.49%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 14 (1.39%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 13 (1.29%) SolarWinds Orion
10 12 (1.19%) McAfee ePO
10 12 (1.19%) AirWatch
10 12 (1.19%) Norton AntiVirus
11 8 (0.79%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 8 (0.79%) HP Data Protector
12 7 (0.69%) SCDPM
13 6 (0.60%) SCVMM
14 5 (0.50%) Tivoli
14 5 (0.50%) EMC NetWorker
14 5 (0.50%) Foglight
Vendors
1 472 (46.83%) Microsoft
2 455 (45.14%) VMware
3 276 (27.38%) Citrix
4 167 (16.57%) Cisco
5 119 (11.81%) HP
6 51 (5.06%) Symantec
7 49 (4.86%) NetApp
8 47 (4.66%) Dell
9 46 (4.56%) EMC
10 35 (3.47%) Lotus
11 32 (3.17%) Intel
12 27 (2.68%) Veeam
13 26 (2.58%) CheckPoint
14 25 (2.48%) SolarWinds
15 24 (2.38%) F5
16 21 (2.08%) Juniper
17 19 (1.88%) McAfee
17 19 (1.88%) Sophos
18 18 (1.79%) Polycom
19 14 (1.39%) Riverbed
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