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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server 2010
Rank 246 204 160
Rank change year-on-year
-42 -44
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2010 462 558 648
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.83% 1.01% 1.34%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.55% 5.77% 7.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 279 340
Average daily rate
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£300 £288 £296
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% -2.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 72 74
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £23.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -26.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.60 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.45 £29.40 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -16.25%

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
10151 9676 8512
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.22% 17.52% 17.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 6162 5939 4805
Average daily rate £390 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 368 314 420
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.60 £19.62
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.52% -5.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.95 £12.20 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -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 24 April 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 24 April 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 24 April 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 -39 446 £300 +5.26% 191
London -16 180 £325 +8.33% 65
South East -41 105 £354 +24.12% 25
City of London -13 48 £371 +37.50% 19
East of England -1 32 £235 - 15
Yorkshire +1 30 £288 +43.75% 13
South West -2 30 £238 -26.92% 26
Hampshire -24 30 £350 +27.27% 5
West Midlands +1 25 £325 +13.04% 9
North West -35 24 £350 +34.61% 29
East Midlands +11 20 £285 +16.92% 7
Berkshire -12 17 £388 +34.78% 6
West Yorkshire 0 16 £300 +71.42% 8
Oxfordshire -6 16 £354 +23.04% 1
Leeds -4 15 £300 +71.42% 4
Surrey -8 14 £300 -4.00% 3
West Sussex -10 14 £290 +56.75% 3
Cambridgeshire -13 13 £225 -4.25% 7
Manchester -17 13 £248 -25.00% 13
Bristol +12 12 £245 -30.00% 8
Oxford -5 10 £363 +81.25%
Nottinghamshire -1 9 £293 - 2
Hook -3 9 £325 +7.88%
North Yorkshire +3 8 £288 +21.05% 2
Nottingham -5 8 £285 - 2
Scotland +5 7 £150 -58.84% 4
Slough +4 7 £400 +21.21%
Peterborough -6 7 £165 -29.24% 3
Cheshire -9 7 £325 +35.41% 13
Wiltshire +12 6 - - 5

Exchange Server 2010
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 916 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 747 (81.55%) Windows
3 634 (69.21%) Active Directory
4 464 (50.66%) Windows Server 2008
5 419 (45.74%) Microsoft
6 396 (43.23%) VMware
7 328 (35.81%) Windows Server 2003
8 316 (34.50%) Windows Server 2012
9 238 (25.98%) Citrix
10 223 (24.34%) Exchange Server 2007
11 203 (22.16%) Exchange Server 2013
12 199 (21.72%) Windows 7
13 193 (21.07%) VMware Infrastructure
14 190 (20.74%) Lync
15 182 (19.87%) Exchange Server 2003
16 168 (18.34%) Migration
17 163 (17.79%) DNS
18 151 (16.48%) Cisco
19 141 (15.39%) ITIL
20 139 (15.17%) Firewall
20 139 (15.17%) Hyper-V
21 134 (14.63%) SCCM
22 132 (14.41%) MS Excel
22 132 (14.41%) Microsoft Certification
23 128 (13.97%) SAN
24 124 (13.54%) Office 365
25 122 (13.32%) SQL Server
26 120 (13.10%) DHCP
27 119 (12.99%) MS Office
28 117 (12.77%) HP

Exchange Server 2010
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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
1 916 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 223 (24.34%) Exchange Server 2007
3 203 (22.16%) Exchange Server 2013
4 190 (20.74%) Lync
5 182 (19.87%) Exchange Server 2003
6 106 (11.57%) SharePoint
7 84 (9.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 59 (6.44%) IIS
9 28 (3.06%) Office Communications Server
10 20 (2.18%) IBM Notes
11 19 (2.07%) SharePoint 2013
12 18 (1.97%) SharePoint 2010
13 10 (1.09%) Lotus Domino
14 9 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2000
15 7 (0.76%) Apache
16 5 (0.55%) SharePoint Server
17 3 (0.33%) Moodle
18 2 (0.22%) Live Communications Server
18 2 (0.22%) MS Project Server
18 2 (0.22%) WorkSite
Applications
1 132 (14.41%) MS Excel
2 119 (12.99%) MS Office
3 22 (2.40%) MS Visio
4 15 (1.64%) PaintShop Pro
5 8 (0.87%) MS PowerPoint
6 6 (0.66%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.33%) MS Project
8 1 (0.11%) SOLIDWORKS
8 1 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 8 (0.87%) assyst
2 3 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.11%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 124 (13.54%) Office 365
2 34 (3.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (2.73%) Mimecast
4 14 (1.53%) IaaS
5 12 (1.31%) Amazon AWS
6 6 (0.66%) PaaS
6 6 (0.66%) Google Apps
6 6 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.33%) Symantec.cloud
8 2 (0.22%) SaaS
9 1 (0.11%) Yammer
9 1 (0.11%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 163 (17.79%) DNS
2 139 (15.17%) Firewall
3 128 (13.97%) SAN
4 120 (13.10%) DHCP
5 104 (11.35%) LAN
6 90 (9.83%) WAN
7 88 (9.61%) VPN
8 82 (8.95%) TCP/IP
9 64 (6.99%) VLAN
10 48 (5.24%) VoIP
11 36 (3.93%) Wireless
12 35 (3.82%) Internet
13 23 (2.51%) NAS
14 22 (2.40%) Unified Communications
15 17 (1.86%) LDAP
15 17 (1.86%) MPLS
15 17 (1.86%) Fibre Channel
16 15 (1.64%) SSL
17 13 (1.42%) Cisco ASA
17 13 (1.42%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 122 (13.32%) SQL Server
2 49 (5.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 22 (2.40%) SQL Server 2012
4 20 (2.18%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (0.66%) Amazon RDS
6 4 (0.44%) EDMS
7 3 (0.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.22%) MySQL
9 1 (0.11%) EDRMS
9 1 (0.11%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.11%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.11%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.11%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (0.33%) AdminStudio
2 2 (0.22%) Wise Package Studio
3 1 (0.11%) ClearQuest
3 1 (0.11%) ClearCase
3 1 (0.11%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.11%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.11%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.11%) Subversion
General
1 88 (9.61%) Finance
2 24 (2.62%) Legal
3 21 (2.29%) Banking
4 16 (1.75%) Law
5 13 (1.42%) Telecoms
6 12 (1.31%) Retail
7 8 (0.87%) Advertising
7 8 (0.87%) Financial Institution
8 5 (0.55%) Back Office
8 5 (0.55%) Military
8 5 (0.55%) Manufacturing
8 5 (0.55%) Marketing
9 4 (0.44%) Publishing
10 3 (0.33%) Electronics
11 2 (0.22%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.11%) French Language
Job Titles
1 156 (17.03%) Support Engineer
2 119 (12.99%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 112 (12.23%) Analyst
4 100 (10.92%) 2nd Line Support
5 79 (8.62%) 3rd Line Support
6 56 (6.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 52 (5.68%) Administrator
8 51 (5.57%) Consultant
9 49 (5.35%) Systems Engineer
10 47 (5.13%) IT Support
11 45 (4.91%) Support Analyst
12 44 (4.80%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 41 (4.48%) Architect
14 40 (4.37%) Server Engineer
15 39 (4.26%) Desktop Support
16 34 (3.71%) Systems Administrator
17 31 (3.38%) Infrastructure Analyst
18 30 (3.28%) Exchange Engineer
19 25 (2.73%) Messaging Engineer
20 23 (2.51%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (1.64%) Application Packaging
2 14 (1.53%) .NET
3 5 (0.55%) MAPI
3 5 (0.55%) ASP.NET
3 5 (0.55%) HTML
4 4 (0.44%) Software Packaging
4 4 (0.44%) JSP
4 4 (0.44%) Web Services
5 3 (0.33%) Middleware
5 3 (0.33%) CSS
6 2 (0.22%) ODBC
7 1 (0.11%) LAMP
7 1 (0.11%) WSH
7 1 (0.11%) XML
7 1 (0.11%) LINQ
7 1 (0.11%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 97 (10.59%) Blackberry
2 51 (5.57%) Clustering
3 30 (3.28%) iPhone
4 29 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
5 22 (2.40%) Replication
5 22 (2.40%) PKI
6 21 (2.29%) Video Conferencing
7 17 (1.86%) Management Information System
8 13 (1.42%) iPad
9 12 (1.31%) Computer Science
10 11 (1.20%) Enterprise Storage
11 9 (0.98%) NHS
12 8 (0.87%) Fat Client
12 8 (0.87%) Thin Client
13 6 (0.66%) User Experience
14 5 (0.55%) Public Cloud
15 4 (0.44%) Hybrid Cloud
15 4 (0.44%) Hedge funds
15 4 (0.44%) Mobile Computing
15 4 (0.44%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 747 (81.55%) Windows
2 464 (50.66%) Windows Server 2008
3 328 (35.81%) Windows Server 2003
4 316 (34.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 199 (21.72%) Windows 7
6 116 (12.66%) Windows XP
7 65 (7.10%) Linux
8 63 (6.88%) Windows 8
9 35 (3.82%) UNIX
10 20 (2.18%) Android
11 19 (2.07%) Mac OS X
11 19 (2.07%) Windows Vista
12 13 (1.42%) Apple iOS
13 12 (1.31%) Windows 2000
14 10 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 9 (0.98%) Windows 2000 Server
16 5 (0.55%) VMS
17 4 (0.44%) Ubuntu
17 4 (0.44%) CentOS
18 3 (0.33%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 168 (18.34%) Migration
2 141 (15.39%) ITIL
3 47 (5.13%) Disaster Recovery
4 38 (4.15%) Change Management
5 36 (3.93%) Project Management
6 33 (3.60%) Incident Management
7 20 (2.18%) Service Delivery
8 18 (1.97%) Change Control
9 15 (1.64%) Asset Management
9 15 (1.64%) Capacity Planning
10 13 (1.42%) PRINCE2
10 13 (1.42%) Configuration Management
10 13 (1.42%) Business Continuity
11 12 (1.31%) Mentoring
11 12 (1.31%) Service Management
12 10 (1.09%) Continuous Improvement
12 10 (1.09%) Validation
13 9 (0.98%) CRM
13 9 (0.98%) Release Management
13 9 (0.98%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 110 (12.01%) SQL
2 108 (11.79%) PowerShell
3 25 (2.73%) VBScript
4 15 (1.64%) VB
5 10 (1.09%) C
6 4 (0.44%) JavaScript
7 3 (0.33%) Perl
8 2 (0.22%) Bash Shell
8 2 (0.22%) PHP
8 2 (0.22%) Python
9 1 (0.11%) C#
Qualifications
1 132 (14.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 104 (11.35%) MCSE
3 102 (11.14%) Security Cleared
4 88 (9.61%) SC Cleared
5 38 (4.15%) MCP
6 35 (3.82%) MCITP
7 32 (3.49%) Cisco Certification
8 30 (3.28%) Degree
9 29 (3.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 29 (3.17%) CCNA
10 27 (2.95%) MCSA
11 24 (2.62%) Citrix Certification
12 21 (2.29%) CCA
13 20 (2.18%) MCTS
14 14 (1.53%) CCEA
15 10 (1.09%) CCNP
16 8 (0.87%) HNC
17 7 (0.76%) CCIA
18 6 (0.66%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
18 6 (0.66%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (3.71%) SLA
2 3 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.22%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.22%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.11%) P3O
System Software
1 634 (69.21%) Active Directory
2 193 (21.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 139 (15.17%) Hyper-V
4 97 (10.59%) XenApp
5 95 (10.37%) vSphere
6 45 (4.91%) XenDesktop
7 42 (4.59%) VMware ESX
8 38 (4.15%) Terminal Services
9 19 (2.07%) XenServer
10 18 (1.97%) Microsoft App-V
11 17 (1.86%) UAG
11 17 (1.86%) VMware ESXi
12 14 (1.53%) Xen
13 11 (1.20%) ISA Server
13 11 (1.20%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 10 (1.09%) VMware Server
14 10 (1.09%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 9 (0.98%) DFS Replication
15 9 (0.98%) Forefront TMG
16 5 (0.55%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 134 (14.63%) SCCM
2 44 (4.80%) SCOM
3 30 (3.28%) Backup Exec
4 23 (2.51%) WSUS
5 16 (1.75%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 14 (1.53%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 13 (1.42%) ARCserve
7 13 (1.42%) Norton AntiVirus
8 12 (1.31%) AirWatch
9 11 (1.20%) NetBackup
10 6 (0.66%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 5 (0.55%) MIMEsweeper
11 5 (0.55%) HP Data Protector
11 5 (0.55%) SCVMM
11 5 (0.55%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 5 (0.55%) vMotion
12 4 (0.44%) McAfee ePO
13 3 (0.33%) MAILsweeper
13 3 (0.33%) Tivoli
13 3 (0.33%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 419 (45.74%) Microsoft
2 396 (43.23%) VMware
3 238 (25.98%) Citrix
4 151 (16.48%) Cisco
5 117 (12.77%) HP
6 71 (7.75%) NetApp
7 55 (6.00%) Symantec
8 47 (5.13%) EMC
9 34 (3.71%) McAfee
10 32 (3.49%) Dell
11 28 (3.06%) Lotus
12 23 (2.51%) Sophos
13 21 (2.29%) Juniper
14 20 (2.18%) Apple
15 18 (1.97%) AppSense
16 17 (1.86%) SolarWinds
17 16 (1.75%) 3PAR
18 15 (1.64%) MobileIron
19 14 (1.53%) ProCurve
19 14 (1.53%) Avaya
Central London / West End
Harrington Starr
Rate: £225 - £250 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
TEKsystems
Posted: 2 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £20 to £22 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Peterborough
Quantica Technology - London
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £18 - £25 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £13.00 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £16 - £22 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Hounslow, Middlesex
Harrington Starr
Rate: £200 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Forman Computer Staff
Rate: £20 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £210 - £220 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Vadis People
Rate: circ £170 - £190 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Spalding, Lincolnshire
X4 Group
Rate: £175 - 200 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Etech Partners
Rate: Excellent Rates on offer
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Ashdown IT
Rate: £30 - £33 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Annapurna
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
ninesharp
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 6 days ago
Fife
Cathcart Associates
Rate: £10 - £12 per hour
Posted: 9 days ago