The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server 2010
Rank 205 155 191
Rank change year-on-year
-50 +36
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2010 567 648 576
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.01% 1.36% 0.95%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.89% 7.81% 5.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 287 345 283
Average daily rate £300 £295 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.69% -1.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £430 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £282 £275 £286
% change year-on-year
+2.54% -3.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 74 68
Average hourly rate £17.00 £23.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.65% +20.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.65 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.55 £31.75 £36.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £23.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-26.88% +32.85%
Application Platforms Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
9622 8294 9910
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.09% 17.38% 16.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 5881 4681 5361
Average daily rate £375 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 314 417 451
Average hourly rate £18.10 £19.87 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.88% +1.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%

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 18 April 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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -66 534 £290 -1.86% 207
London -65 216 £300 -6.61% 78
South East -5 149 £285 -1.72% 40
City of London -10 81 £273 -20.78% 19
East of England -28 58 £235 +4.44% 12
Hampshire +27 46 £275 +4.76% 11
North West -13 37 £261 -34.76% 22
Buckinghamshire -2 36 £250 -9.09% 5
South West -15 36 £325 +25.00% 19
Cambridgeshire +2 33 £235 +4.44% 5
Milton Keynes -2 26 £353 +0.71% 2
Berkshire -16 24 £288 +6.48% 10
Surrey -14 23 £313 -9.09% 3
Peterborough - 22 £233 - 2
South Wales 0 19 £185 -3.26% 1
Wales -5 19 £185 -39.59% 2
Manchester -4 17 £330 +37.50% 11
Basingstoke +29 15 £185 -50.66% 3
Cardiff -4 15 £185 -3.26% 1
Lancashire -14 14 £264 -41.38%
East Midlands -25 14 £244 -0.51% 8
Reading +4 13 £288 +16.16% 5
Devon +2 13 £375 +44.23% 1
Yorkshire -16 13 £225 -18.18% 15
West Midlands -28 11 - - 9
Cambridge -4 10 £370 +64.44% 1
Plymouth -9 10 £325 +25.00%
Norfolk -4 9 £245 +8.88%
Scotland -14 7 £365 +170.00% 6
Gloucestershire +7 6 £280 - 3

Exchange Server 2010
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 1093 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 870 (79.60%) Windows
3 718 (65.69%) Active Directory
4 599 (54.80%) Windows Server 2008
5 588 (53.80%) Microsoft
6 476 (43.55%) VMware
7 349 (31.93%) Windows Server 2003
8 340 (31.11%) Exchange Server 2003
9 286 (26.17%) Citrix
10 281 (25.71%) Windows 7
11 265 (24.25%) Cisco
12 260 (23.79%) Exchange Server 2007
12 260 (23.79%) VMware Infrastructure
13 224 (20.49%) Blackberry
14 213 (19.49%) ITIL
14 213 (19.49%) Migration
15 211 (19.30%) DNS
16 196 (17.93%) SAN
17 188 (17.20%) Windows Server 2012
18 182 (16.65%) Windows XP
19 179 (16.38%) Firewall
20 174 (15.92%) SQL Server
21 169 (15.46%) HP
21 169 (15.46%) SCCM
22 162 (14.82%) SharePoint
23 161 (14.73%) MS Office
24 158 (14.46%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
25 155 (14.18%) MS Excel
26 154 (14.09%) SQL
27 153 (14.00%) Hyper-V

Exchange Server 2010
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 1093 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 340 (31.11%) Exchange Server 2003
3 260 (23.79%) Exchange Server 2007
4 162 (14.82%) SharePoint
5 158 (14.46%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 139 (12.72%) Lync
7 117 (10.70%) Exchange Server 2013
8 62 (5.67%) IIS
9 54 (4.94%) SharePoint 2010
10 30 (2.74%) IBM Notes
11 26 (2.38%) Lotus Domino
12 18 (1.65%) Office Communications Server
13 10 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2000
14 7 (0.64%) SharePoint 2013
14 7 (0.64%) Tomcat
14 7 (0.64%) SharePoint Server
15 6 (0.55%) CMS
15 6 (0.55%) SAS
16 5 (0.46%) WebSphere
16 5 (0.46%) WorkSite
Applications
1 161 (14.73%) MS Office
2 155 (14.18%) MS Excel
3 15 (1.37%) MS Visio
4 12 (1.10%) MS Project
5 7 (0.64%) PaintShop Pro
5 7 (0.64%) Acrobat
6 3 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (0.18%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 17 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.46%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.091%) Summit
5 1 (0.091%) Visualfiles
5 1 (0.091%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 78 (7.14%) Office 365
2 11 (1.01%) SaaS
3 7 (0.64%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (0.37%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.091%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 211 (19.30%) DNS
2 196 (17.93%) SAN
3 179 (16.38%) Firewall
4 138 (12.63%) DHCP
5 116 (10.61%) TCP/IP
6 99 (9.06%) WAN
7 91 (8.33%) LAN
8 64 (5.86%) VPN
9 61 (5.58%) Internet
10 52 (4.76%) VoIP
11 45 (4.12%) Cisco ASA
12 43 (3.93%) Wireless
13 41 (3.75%) SMTP
14 39 (3.57%) iSCSI
15 35 (3.20%) NAS
16 27 (2.47%) IP Telephony
17 24 (2.20%) LDAP
18 19 (1.74%) Unified Communications
18 19 (1.74%) MPLS
18 19 (1.74%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 174 (15.92%) SQL Server
2 71 (6.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 54 (4.94%) SQL Server 2005
4 10 (0.91%) MySQL
5 8 (0.73%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (0.64%) Cognos Impromptu
6 7 (0.64%) Crystal Reports
7 5 (0.46%) SQL Server 2000
8 4 (0.37%) Data Mining
9 2 (0.18%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.091%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.091%) EDRMS
10 1 (0.091%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.091%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 7 (0.64%) Git (software)
1 7 (0.64%) Subversion
2 3 (0.27%) LoadUI
2 3 (0.27%) SoapUI
2 3 (0.27%) InstallShield
2 3 (0.27%) JMeter
2 3 (0.27%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.18%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 149 (13.63%) Finance
2 35 (3.20%) Banking
3 34 (3.11%) Law
4 31 (2.84%) Legal
5 19 (1.74%) Telecoms
6 12 (1.10%) Retail
6 12 (1.10%) Back Office
7 11 (1.01%) French Language
8 8 (0.73%) Advertising
9 7 (0.64%) Financial Institution
9 7 (0.64%) Military
9 7 (0.64%) Japanese Language
10 6 (0.55%) Spanish Language
10 6 (0.55%) Marketing
10 6 (0.55%) Publishing
10 6 (0.55%) Manufacturing
11 5 (0.46%) German Language
11 5 (0.46%) Italian Language
11 5 (0.46%) Mandarin Language
12 4 (0.37%) Games
Job Titles
1 171 (15.65%) Support Engineer
2 144 (13.17%) Analyst
3 123 (11.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 108 (9.88%) 3rd Line Support
5 86 (7.87%) 2nd Line Support
6 75 (6.86%) Consultant
7 58 (5.31%) Support Analyst
7 58 (5.31%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 49 (4.48%) Administrator
9 48 (4.39%) Server Engineer
10 42 (3.84%) Systems Engineer
11 41 (3.75%) Messaging Engineer
12 40 (3.66%) Project Manager
12 40 (3.66%) Desktop Support
13 39 (3.57%) Architect
14 38 (3.48%) IT Support
15 35 (3.20%) Wintel Engineer
16 33 (3.02%) Service Desk Analyst
16 33 (3.02%) Service Analyst
16 33 (3.02%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (1.01%) .NET
2 10 (0.91%) Web Services
3 9 (0.82%) XMPP
4 4 (0.37%) ASP.NET
5 3 (0.27%) Middleware
5 3 (0.27%) WSH
5 3 (0.27%) HTML
5 3 (0.27%) XML
5 3 (0.27%) SOAP
5 3 (0.27%) LAMP
5 3 (0.27%) Application Packaging
6 1 (0.091%) X-Windows
6 1 (0.091%) ODBC
6 1 (0.091%) COM
6 1 (0.091%) CSS
6 1 (0.091%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 224 (20.49%) Blackberry
2 73 (6.68%) Clustering
3 39 (3.57%) iPhone
4 34 (3.11%) Management Information System
5 30 (2.74%) Replication
6 24 (2.20%) iPad
7 23 (2.10%) EqualLogic
7 23 (2.10%) Video Conferencing
7 23 (2.10%) PKI
8 18 (1.65%) Thin Client
8 18 (1.65%) Fat Client
9 13 (1.19%) Hedge funds
9 13 (1.19%) Computer Science
10 10 (0.91%) CESG
11 9 (0.82%) Handset
12 7 (0.64%) NHS
12 7 (0.64%) Client/Server
13 6 (0.55%) IVR
13 6 (0.55%) Cryptography
13 6 (0.55%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 870 (79.60%) Windows
2 599 (54.80%) Windows Server 2008
3 349 (31.93%) Windows Server 2003
4 281 (25.71%) Windows 7
5 188 (17.20%) Windows Server 2012
6 182 (16.65%) Windows XP
7 62 (5.67%) Linux
8 47 (4.30%) Windows 8
9 32 (2.93%) UNIX
10 23 (2.10%) Android
11 22 (2.01%) Mac OS X
11 22 (2.01%) Windows 2000 Server
12 16 (1.46%) Windows Mobile
13 15 (1.37%) Windows 2000
14 11 (1.01%) Apple iOS
14 11 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 11 (1.01%) Windows Vista
15 5 (0.46%) CentOS
16 4 (0.37%) Solaris
17 3 (0.27%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 213 (19.49%) ITIL
1 213 (19.49%) Migration
2 62 (5.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 57 (5.22%) Project Management
4 32 (2.93%) PRINCE2
5 26 (2.38%) Asset Management
5 26 (2.38%) Problem Management
5 26 (2.38%) Service Delivery
5 26 (2.38%) Change Management
6 25 (2.29%) CRM
7 23 (2.10%) Data Protection
7 23 (2.10%) Data Management
8 22 (2.01%) Change Control
9 19 (1.74%) Information Security
10 18 (1.65%) Service Management
10 18 (1.65%) Capacity Planning
11 17 (1.56%) Mobile Device Management
11 17 (1.56%) Incident Management
12 16 (1.46%) Business Continuity
12 16 (1.46%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 154 (14.09%) SQL
2 122 (11.16%) PowerShell
3 22 (2.01%) VBScript
4 14 (1.28%) VB
5 10 (0.91%) C
6 7 (0.64%) Perl
7 6 (0.55%) LotusScript
8 4 (0.37%) Python
8 4 (0.37%) C#
9 2 (0.18%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.091%) PHP
Qualifications
1 150 (13.72%) Microsoft Certification
2 106 (9.70%) MCSE
3 102 (9.33%) Security Cleared
4 83 (7.59%) SC Cleared
5 67 (6.13%) MCITP
6 62 (5.67%) Cisco Certification
7 50 (4.57%) CCNA
7 50 (4.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 39 (3.57%) MCSA
9 37 (3.39%) MCP
10 23 (2.10%) Citrix Certification
10 23 (2.10%) Degree
11 22 (2.01%) CCA
12 20 (1.83%) CCNP
13 17 (1.56%) DV Cleared
13 17 (1.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 15 (1.37%) MCTS
15 12 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
16 7 (0.64%) A+ Certification
16 7 (0.64%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (4.03%) SLA
2 14 (1.28%) QA
3 6 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.27%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.18%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.091%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 718 (65.69%) Active Directory
2 260 (23.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 153 (14.00%) Hyper-V
4 135 (12.35%) XenApp
5 115 (10.52%) vSphere
6 60 (5.49%) VMware ESX
7 35 (3.20%) Terminal Services
8 28 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
9 24 (2.20%) XenDesktop
10 23 (2.10%) Forefront TMG
11 20 (1.83%) UAG
12 19 (1.74%) XenServer
13 17 (1.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 15 (1.37%) DFS Replication
15 12 (1.10%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 12 (1.10%) Microsoft App-V
16 10 (0.91%) VMware Server
16 10 (0.91%) Xen
16 10 (0.91%) NFS
16 10 (0.91%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 169 (15.46%) SCCM
2 103 (9.42%) SCOM
3 70 (6.40%) Backup Exec
4 37 (3.39%) NetBackup
5 31 (2.84%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 27 (2.47%) McAfee ePO
7 24 (2.20%) Norton AntiVirus
8 23 (2.10%) WSUS
9 22 (2.01%) ARCserve
10 20 (1.83%) SCVMM
11 13 (1.19%) EMC NetWorker
12 10 (0.91%) SCDPM
13 9 (0.82%) SCOrch
13 9 (0.82%) Cisco CUCM
14 8 (0.73%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
15 7 (0.64%) SCSM
15 7 (0.64%) HP Data Protector
15 7 (0.64%) Cacti
15 7 (0.64%) OpenNMS
15 7 (0.64%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 588 (53.80%) Microsoft
2 476 (43.55%) VMware
3 286 (26.17%) Citrix
4 265 (24.25%) Cisco
5 169 (15.46%) HP
6 101 (9.24%) Symantec
7 92 (8.42%) NetApp
8 74 (6.77%) Dell
9 56 (5.12%) McAfee
10 48 (4.39%) EMC
11 34 (3.11%) CheckPoint
12 32 (2.93%) Lotus
13 29 (2.65%) Juniper
14 26 (2.38%) Apple
15 22 (2.01%) Avaya
15 22 (2.01%) Oracle
15 22 (2.01%) Sophos
16 19 (1.74%) Mitel
17 18 (1.65%) MobileIron
17 18 (1.65%) SolarWinds
City of London
Computer Futures
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Posted: 3 days ago
Rugby
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250.00 - £325.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
Roc Search
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
Roc Search
Posted: 3 days ago
West Yorkshire
Connectus
Rate: £16 - £24 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £15.00 - £17.00 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £350 - 450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Warwickshire
Jumar
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £14 - £16 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucester
Computer Futures
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucester
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
IT HR
Rate: £230 - £250 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Roc Search
Posted: 5 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £37500 - £40000 per annum + £6,000 car allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
South East London
Keystream Technology
Rate: From £250 to £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Experis IT
Rate: £170 - £200 per day
Posted: 5 days ago