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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server 2010
Rank 204 171 175
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +4
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2010 577 640 667
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.02% 1.20% 1.15%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.70% 7.01% 6.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 294 392 400
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£313 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £196 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £438 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £289 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -7.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 51 67
Average hourly rate £17.42 £21.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.00% +7.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.55 £11.10 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £31.80 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-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
10130 9133 10034
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.97% 17.13% 17.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 5954 5320 5718
Average daily rate £375 £373 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.46% +5.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 423 378 473
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 22 August 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -22 554 £313 -3.84% 226
London -15 239 £320 -8.57% 72
South East +1 120 £327 -3.11% 47
City of London -7 51 £325 -10.65% 26
East of England -27 46 £244 +8.33% 14
North West +3 45 £280 +11.54% 21
South West -17 42 £300 - 34
Hampshire +9 30 £295 -7.52% 13
Buckinghamshire +2 24 £330 +1.53% 6
East Midlands -1 24 £450 +80.00% 5
Yorkshire +6 23 £304 +21.50% 15
Berkshire -3 21 £425 +1.19% 7
West Yorkshire +16 19 £236 -14.09% 8
Lancashire +4 17 £277 -3.48% 2
Cambridgeshire +1 16 £200 +6.66% 4
Manchester -5 16 £320 +33.33% 12
Leeds +19 15 £288 +4.54% 3
Milton Keynes +13 15 £330 +37.50% 3
West Midlands -32 14 £320 +14.28% 13
West Sussex +13 13 £225 - 4
Essex +3 13 £454 +163.04% 5
Hertfordshire -15 13 £270 +18.68% 5
Reading +9 11 £425 - 2
Birmingham -3 11 £320 +11.30% 3
Cheshire -10 11 £238 -17.67% 4
Somerset -15 11 £325 +52.94% 12
Kent -3 10 £350 +66.66% 1
Gloucestershire -16 10 £230 -26.40% 5
Scotland -32 10 £300 - 8
Peterborough +14 9 £220 +2.32% 1

Exchange Server 2010
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 1132 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 935 (82.60%) Windows
3 769 (67.93%) Active Directory
4 638 (56.36%) Windows Server 2008
5 616 (54.42%) Microsoft
6 495 (43.73%) VMware
7 376 (33.22%) Windows Server 2003
8 346 (30.57%) Exchange Server 2007
9 337 (29.77%) Exchange Server 2003
10 328 (28.98%) Citrix
11 285 (25.18%) Windows 7
12 280 (24.73%) Windows Server 2012
13 249 (22.00%) DNS
14 236 (20.85%) ITIL
15 232 (20.49%) Cisco
16 219 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
17 206 (18.20%) Microsoft Certification
18 200 (17.67%) Blackberry
19 196 (17.31%) DHCP
19 196 (17.31%) Windows XP
20 186 (16.43%) HP
21 184 (16.25%) SAN
22 178 (15.72%) Exchange Server 2013
23 175 (15.46%) Firewall
24 174 (15.37%) SharePoint
25 173 (15.28%) MS Office
26 172 (15.19%) MS Excel
27 170 (15.02%) SQL Server
28 168 (14.84%) Migration
29 164 (14.49%) XenApp

Exchange Server 2010
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 1132 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 346 (30.57%) Exchange Server 2007
3 337 (29.77%) Exchange Server 2003
4 178 (15.72%) Exchange Server 2013
5 174 (15.37%) SharePoint
6 162 (14.31%) Lync
7 121 (10.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 61 (5.39%) IIS
9 51 (4.51%) SharePoint 2010
10 27 (2.39%) Office Communications Server
11 24 (2.12%) SharePoint 2013
12 18 (1.59%) IBM Notes
13 12 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2000
14 10 (0.88%) Lotus Domino
15 6 (0.53%) CMS
15 6 (0.53%) SharePoint Server
16 5 (0.44%) Sitecore CMS
16 5 (0.44%) WebSphere
16 5 (0.44%) JOnAS
16 5 (0.44%) Tomcat
Applications
1 173 (15.28%) MS Office
2 172 (15.19%) MS Excel
3 6 (0.53%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.44%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.18%) MS Project
6 1 (0.088%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.088%) PaintShop Pro
6 1 (0.088%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 17 (1.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (1.33%) assyst
3 6 (0.53%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.35%) Misys Midas
6 2 (0.18%) ReMetrica
Cloud Services
1 77 (6.80%) Office 365
2 25 (2.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (1.24%) SaaS
4 13 (1.15%) IaaS
5 12 (1.06%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.18%) Google Apps
6 2 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 249 (22.00%) DNS
2 196 (17.31%) DHCP
3 184 (16.25%) SAN
4 175 (15.46%) Firewall
5 130 (11.48%) TCP/IP
6 111 (9.81%) WAN
7 109 (9.63%) LAN
8 69 (6.10%) Wireless
8 69 (6.10%) VPN
9 59 (5.21%) VoIP
10 47 (4.15%) Internet
11 38 (3.36%) VLAN
12 33 (2.92%) Cisco ASA
13 25 (2.21%) NAS
14 24 (2.12%) MPLS
15 23 (2.03%) IP Telephony
15 23 (2.03%) Unified Communications
16 19 (1.68%) Wi-Fi
17 18 (1.59%) iSCSI
18 16 (1.41%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 170 (15.02%) SQL Server
2 65 (5.74%) SQL Server 2008
3 36 (3.18%) SQL Server 2005
4 13 (1.15%) SQL Server 2012
5 11 (0.97%) Amazon RDS
6 10 (0.88%) Crystal Reports
6 10 (0.88%) SQL Server 2000
7 9 (0.80%) Cognos Impromptu
8 8 (0.71%) MySQL
9 7 (0.62%) Oracle Database
10 6 (0.53%) EDMS
11 2 (0.18%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.18%) Data Mining
11 2 (0.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (0.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (0.18%) Oracle Database 11g
12 1 (0.088%) IDMS
12 1 (0.088%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 1 (0.088%) EDRMS
12 1 (0.088%) DB2
Development Applications
1 9 (0.80%) Git (software)
2 8 (0.71%) Subversion
3 4 (0.35%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (0.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (0.18%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.088%) LoadUI
6 1 (0.088%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.088%) JMeter
General
1 124 (10.95%) Finance
2 44 (3.89%) Banking
3 34 (3.00%) Law
4 29 (2.56%) Telecoms
5 24 (2.12%) Legal
6 18 (1.59%) Advertising
7 15 (1.33%) Retail
7 15 (1.33%) French Language
7 15 (1.33%) Marketing
8 14 (1.24%) Mandarin Language
8 14 (1.24%) Spanish Language
8 14 (1.24%) Publishing
9 11 (0.97%) Manufacturing
10 9 (0.80%) Investment Banking
11 8 (0.71%) Games
12 7 (0.62%) Military
13 6 (0.53%) Front Office
13 6 (0.53%) Back Office
14 5 (0.44%) Financial Institution
15 2 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 194 (17.14%) Analyst
2 150 (13.25%) Support Engineer
3 130 (11.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 118 (10.42%) 3rd Line Support
5 98 (8.66%) Consultant
5 98 (8.66%) Support Analyst
6 82 (7.24%) 2nd Line Support
7 72 (6.36%) Administrator
8 60 (5.30%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 56 (4.95%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 53 (4.68%) Server Engineer
11 52 (4.59%) Systems Engineer
12 51 (4.51%) Systems Administrator
12 51 (4.51%) Technical Support
13 44 (3.89%) Messaging Engineer
14 41 (3.62%) IT Support
15 40 (3.53%) Architect
16 38 (3.36%) Desktop Support
17 31 (2.74%) Technical Analyst
17 31 (2.74%) Exchange Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (1.06%) .NET
2 8 (0.71%) ASP.NET
3 5 (0.44%) Middleware
4 3 (0.27%) HTML
4 3 (0.27%) CSS
4 3 (0.27%) Web Services
5 2 (0.18%) ADO.NET
5 2 (0.18%) X-Windows
5 2 (0.18%) LAMP
5 2 (0.18%) Ajax
5 2 (0.18%) Software Packaging
5 2 (0.18%) WCF
5 2 (0.18%) .NET Framework
5 2 (0.18%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 2 (0.18%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.088%) Application Packaging
6 1 (0.088%) COM
6 1 (0.088%) XML
6 1 (0.088%) ODBC
6 1 (0.088%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 200 (17.67%) Blackberry
2 55 (4.86%) Clustering
3 32 (2.83%) Replication
4 24 (2.12%) iPhone
4 24 (2.12%) Management Information System
4 24 (2.12%) Thin Client
4 24 (2.12%) Fat Client
5 22 (1.94%) PKI
6 19 (1.68%) iPad
7 15 (1.33%) Video Conferencing
8 10 (0.88%) EqualLogic
9 9 (0.80%) Enterprise Storage
9 9 (0.80%) NHS
10 8 (0.71%) Client/Server
10 8 (0.71%) Online Games
11 7 (0.62%) CMDB
12 6 (0.53%) Computer Science
12 6 (0.53%) Mobile Computing
13 5 (0.44%) Handset
14 4 (0.35%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 935 (82.60%) Windows
2 638 (56.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 376 (33.22%) Windows Server 2003
4 285 (25.18%) Windows 7
5 280 (24.73%) Windows Server 2012
6 196 (17.31%) Windows XP
7 75 (6.63%) Windows 8
8 62 (5.48%) Linux
9 32 (2.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 26 (2.30%) Android
11 24 (2.12%) UNIX
12 15 (1.33%) Windows 2000 Server
13 14 (1.24%) Windows Vista
14 12 (1.06%) Windows 2000
15 9 (0.80%) Windows Mobile
15 9 (0.80%) Mac OS X
16 6 (0.53%) CentOS
17 5 (0.44%) Apple iOS
18 4 (0.35%) Windows Phone
18 4 (0.35%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 236 (20.85%) ITIL
2 168 (14.84%) Migration
3 53 (4.68%) Disaster Recovery
4 35 (3.09%) Service Management
5 34 (3.00%) Project Management
6 31 (2.74%) PRINCE2
6 31 (2.74%) Root Cause Analysis
7 30 (2.65%) Capacity Planning
7 30 (2.65%) Service Delivery
8 27 (2.39%) Configuration Management
9 26 (2.30%) Change Control
9 26 (2.30%) Asset Management
10 25 (2.21%) Problem Management
10 25 (2.21%) Change Management
10 25 (2.21%) Data Protection
11 22 (1.94%) CRM
12 20 (1.77%) Workflow
13 16 (1.41%) Document Management
14 15 (1.33%) Incident Management
14 15 (1.33%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 144 (12.72%) SQL
2 118 (10.42%) PowerShell
3 25 (2.21%) VBScript
4 16 (1.41%) C
5 15 (1.33%) VB
6 10 (0.88%) Perl
6 10 (0.88%) Shell Script
7 9 (0.80%) C#
8 6 (0.53%) Python
9 5 (0.44%) VB.NET
10 4 (0.35%) VBA
10 4 (0.35%) Java
11 2 (0.18%) JavaScript
11 2 (0.18%) ABAP
11 2 (0.18%) R
12 1 (0.088%) PHP
12 1 (0.088%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 206 (18.20%) Microsoft Certification
2 146 (12.90%) MCSE
3 103 (9.10%) Security Cleared
4 74 (6.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 73 (6.45%) MCITP
6 71 (6.27%) SC Cleared
7 59 (5.21%) MCP
8 58 (5.12%) Cisco Certification
9 47 (4.15%) CCNA
10 40 (3.53%) Degree
11 39 (3.45%) MCSA
12 26 (2.30%) Citrix Certification
13 25 (2.21%) CCA
14 24 (2.12%) CCNP
15 23 (2.03%) ITIL Certification
16 19 (1.68%) DV Cleared
17 18 (1.59%) MCTS
18 12 (1.06%) VCP5
19 11 (0.97%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
20 4 (0.35%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (5.12%) SLA
2 3 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (0.27%) QA
3 2 (0.18%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 769 (67.93%) Active Directory
2 219 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 164 (14.49%) XenApp
4 147 (12.99%) Hyper-V
5 92 (8.13%) vSphere
6 72 (6.36%) VMware ESX
7 44 (3.89%) XenDesktop
8 34 (3.00%) XenServer
9 32 (2.83%) Terminal Services
10 27 (2.39%) VMware ESXi
11 26 (2.30%) UAG
12 22 (1.94%) DFS Replication
13 17 (1.50%) ISA Server
14 15 (1.33%) VMware Server
14 15 (1.33%) Xen
15 14 (1.24%) Microsoft App-V
16 13 (1.15%) Forefront TMG
17 12 (1.06%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 12 (1.06%) Citrix Presentation Server
18 6 (0.53%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 152 (13.43%) SCCM
2 104 (9.19%) Backup Exec
3 66 (5.83%) SCOM
4 34 (3.00%) NetBackup
5 32 (2.83%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 27 (2.39%) Norton AntiVirus
7 25 (2.21%) ARCserve
8 18 (1.59%) McAfee ePO
9 15 (1.33%) WSUS
10 13 (1.15%) MIMEsweeper
11 12 (1.06%) HP Data Protector
11 12 (1.06%) HP SIM
12 10 (0.88%) SCDPM
12 10 (0.88%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 10 (0.88%) SCVMM
13 9 (0.80%) SCSM
13 9 (0.80%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
14 8 (0.71%) MOM
14 8 (0.71%) SCOrch
15 6 (0.53%) Nagios
Vendors
1 616 (54.42%) Microsoft
2 495 (43.73%) VMware
3 328 (28.98%) Citrix
4 232 (20.49%) Cisco
5 186 (16.43%) HP
6 128 (11.31%) Symantec
7 76 (6.71%) NetApp
8 57 (5.04%) Dell
9 49 (4.33%) EMC
10 37 (3.27%) Juniper
11 34 (3.00%) Apple
11 34 (3.00%) McAfee
11 34 (3.00%) SolarWinds
12 27 (2.39%) Sophos
12 27 (2.39%) F5
13 26 (2.30%) CheckPoint
13 26 (2.30%) Oracle
14 25 (2.21%) Red Hat
15 23 (2.03%) Intel
16 21 (1.86%) Veeam
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £10.00 - £11.00 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
London
Circle Recruitment
Rate: £180 - £240 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Roc Search
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £250.00 - £297 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Complete Tech Limited
Rate: From £300 to £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
LEXSTRA
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Square One Resources
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 2 days ago
Middlesex
Executive Resource Group Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Mercator IT Solutions
Rate: £Market
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £300 - £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TRG
Rate: £400 - £450 Per Day please send CV
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 4 days ago
Lytham St. Annes, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £250.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
QUANTICA
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £260.00 - £280 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Roc Search
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
LA International
Rate: Market Rates Apply
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Roc Search
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago