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 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server 2010
Rank 247 210 139
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -71
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2010 466 542 674
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.86% 1.03% 1.43%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.71% 5.94% 8.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 284 355
Average daily rate
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£300 £294 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.12% -2.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £163 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £430 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £251 £288
% change year-on-year
+9.78% -12.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 68 73
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -19.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.35 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £29.65 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £22.85
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -21.20%

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
9903 9123 8346
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.28% 17.33% 17.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 6130 5700 4695
Average daily rate £375 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 350 305 460
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.45 £42.14
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £17.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+17.01% -9.21%

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 May 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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -33 445 £300 - 181
London -16 187 £325 - 58
South East -36 106 £313 +8.69% 43
City of London -14 42 £325 +18.18% 13
Hampshire -21 33 £325 +8.33% 13
South West +22 31 £243 -22.40% 22
East of England -32 31 £256 +10.21% 11
North West -31 30 £215 -14.93% 17
Yorkshire +2 27 £300 +29.72% 11
West Midlands -2 19 £275 -4.34% 8
Surrey +2 17 £275 -15.38% 7
Manchester -6 16 £215 -34.84% 9
Scotland +1 15 £294 +139.79% 7
West Yorkshire 0 15 £300 - 9
Berkshire -12 14 £400 +33.33% 9
Cambridgeshire -20 14 £238 +2.15% 3
Leeds -1 13 £300 - 6
East Midlands -6 13 £238 -2.56% 8
Oxfordshire -9 13 £354 +76.87%
Cheshire -11 12 £218 -13.00% 7
Buckinghamshire -6 11 £313 +25.00% 5
Bristol +4 10 £256 -26.78% 8
Hook -2 9 £424 +36.90%
Somerset +24 8 £225 - 1
Peterborough -6 8 £225 -
Oxford -6 7 £363 +81.25%
Guildford +9 6 £275 -27.86% 2
North Yorkshire +7 6 £300 +11.62% 2
Wiltshire +2 6 £390 +30.00% 5
High Wycombe -1 6 £400 +60.00% 2

Exchange Server 2010
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 926 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 761 (82.18%) Windows
3 645 (69.65%) Active Directory
4 491 (53.02%) Windows Server 2008
5 424 (45.79%) Microsoft
6 384 (41.47%) VMware
7 321 (34.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 320 (34.56%) Windows Server 2003
9 256 (27.65%) Citrix
10 240 (25.92%) Exchange Server 2007
11 219 (23.65%) Exchange Server 2013
12 208 (22.46%) Windows 7
13 192 (20.73%) Exchange Server 2003
14 189 (20.41%) Migration
14 189 (20.41%) Lync
15 174 (18.79%) VMware Infrastructure
16 172 (18.57%) DNS
17 145 (15.66%) SCCM
17 145 (15.66%) Hyper-V
18 144 (15.55%) MS Excel
19 141 (15.23%) Cisco
20 138 (14.90%) ITIL
21 133 (14.36%) Microsoft Certification
22 132 (14.25%) Firewall
23 131 (14.15%) SQL Server
24 129 (13.93%) Office 365
25 124 (13.39%) MS Office
26 121 (13.07%) DHCP
27 118 (12.74%) Windows XP
28 114 (12.31%) PowerShell

Exchange Server 2010
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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
1 926 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 240 (25.92%) Exchange Server 2007
3 219 (23.65%) Exchange Server 2013
4 192 (20.73%) Exchange Server 2003
5 189 (20.41%) Lync
6 110 (11.88%) SharePoint
7 78 (8.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 65 (7.02%) IIS
9 23 (2.48%) IBM Notes
9 23 (2.48%) Office Communications Server
10 21 (2.27%) SharePoint 2010
11 20 (2.16%) SharePoint 2013
12 12 (1.30%) Lotus Domino
13 9 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2000
14 4 (0.43%) SharePoint Server
15 3 (0.32%) Apache
15 3 (0.32%) Moodle
16 2 (0.22%) Live Communications Server
16 2 (0.22%) MS Project Server
17 1 (0.11%) CMS
Applications
1 144 (15.55%) MS Excel
2 124 (13.39%) MS Office
3 19 (2.05%) MS Visio
4 14 (1.51%) PaintShop Pro
5 10 (1.08%) MS PowerPoint
6 6 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.22%) MS Project
8 1 (0.11%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 6 (0.65%) assyst
2 3 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.11%) Line 500
4 1 (0.11%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 129 (13.93%) Office 365
2 34 (3.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (1.94%) Mimecast
4 15 (1.62%) IaaS
5 12 (1.30%) Amazon AWS
6 8 (0.86%) PaaS
7 6 (0.65%) Google Apps
7 6 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (0.43%) OneDrive
9 2 (0.22%) Symantec.cloud
9 2 (0.22%) Yammer
9 2 (0.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 172 (18.57%) DNS
2 132 (14.25%) Firewall
3 121 (13.07%) DHCP
4 112 (12.10%) LAN
4 112 (12.10%) SAN
5 104 (11.23%) WAN
6 80 (8.64%) TCP/IP
7 79 (8.53%) VPN
8 57 (6.16%) VLAN
9 41 (4.43%) Wireless
10 39 (4.21%) VoIP
11 34 (3.67%) Internet
12 28 (3.02%) NAS
13 20 (2.16%) LDAP
14 19 (2.05%) MPLS
14 19 (2.05%) Unified Communications
15 17 (1.84%) Fibre Channel
16 16 (1.73%) NetScaler
16 16 (1.73%) Cisco ASA
17 15 (1.62%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 131 (14.15%) SQL Server
2 57 (6.16%) SQL Server 2008
3 25 (2.70%) SQL Server 2005
4 24 (2.59%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (0.65%) Amazon RDS
6 4 (0.43%) EDMS
7 3 (0.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.22%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.11%) EDRMS
9 1 (0.11%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.11%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.11%) MySQL
9 1 (0.11%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.11%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (0.32%) AdminStudio
1 3 (0.32%) Wise Package Studio
2 1 (0.11%) ClearQuest
2 1 (0.11%) InstallShield
2 1 (0.11%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.11%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.11%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.11%) ClearCase
2 1 (0.11%) Subversion
2 1 (0.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.11%) Git (software)
General
1 87 (9.40%) Finance
2 21 (2.27%) Banking
3 13 (1.40%) Legal
3 13 (1.40%) Retail
4 11 (1.19%) Law
5 10 (1.08%) Financial Institution
6 9 (0.97%) Telecoms
7 8 (0.86%) Back Office
8 6 (0.65%) Advertising
9 5 (0.54%) Military
9 5 (0.54%) Publishing
9 5 (0.54%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.43%) Investment Banking
11 3 (0.32%) Electronics
11 3 (0.32%) Marketing
12 1 (0.11%) French Language
Job Titles
1 152 (16.41%) Support Engineer
2 132 (14.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 120 (12.96%) Analyst
4 93 (10.04%) 2nd Line Support
5 83 (8.96%) 3rd Line Support
6 54 (5.83%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 52 (5.62%) Administrator
8 48 (5.18%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 46 (4.97%) Support Analyst
10 44 (4.75%) Consultant
11 43 (4.64%) Architect
12 42 (4.54%) IT Support
13 40 (4.32%) Systems Engineer
14 37 (4.00%) Server Engineer
15 35 (3.78%) Exchange Engineer
16 31 (3.35%) Infrastructure Analyst
16 31 (3.35%) Desktop Support
17 29 (3.13%) Systems Administrator
18 26 (2.81%) Service Desk Analyst
18 26 (2.81%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (1.62%) Application Packaging
2 14 (1.51%) .NET
3 9 (0.97%) HTML
4 6 (0.65%) CSS
5 5 (0.54%) Middleware
5 5 (0.54%) MAPI
5 5 (0.54%) ASP.NET
5 5 (0.54%) Software Packaging
6 4 (0.43%) JSP
6 4 (0.43%) Web Services
7 2 (0.22%) ODBC
8 1 (0.11%) LAMP
8 1 (0.11%) WSH
8 1 (0.11%) XML
8 1 (0.11%) COM
8 1 (0.11%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 93 (10.04%) Blackberry
2 49 (5.29%) Clustering
3 27 (2.92%) Analytical Skills
4 26 (2.81%) iPhone
5 25 (2.70%) PKI
6 22 (2.38%) Video Conferencing
7 18 (1.94%) Management Information System
8 14 (1.51%) Computer Science
8 14 (1.51%) Replication
9 11 (1.19%) iPad
10 10 (1.08%) NHS
11 8 (0.86%) Fat Client
11 8 (0.86%) Thin Client
12 7 (0.76%) Hedge funds
13 6 (0.65%) User Experience
13 6 (0.65%) Enterprise Storage
13 6 (0.65%) Client/Server
14 5 (0.54%) Public Cloud
15 4 (0.43%) Hybrid Cloud
15 4 (0.43%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 761 (82.18%) Windows
2 491 (53.02%) Windows Server 2008
3 321 (34.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 320 (34.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 208 (22.46%) Windows 7
6 118 (12.74%) Windows XP
7 69 (7.45%) Windows 8
8 52 (5.62%) Linux
9 30 (3.24%) UNIX
10 20 (2.16%) Android
11 16 (1.73%) Windows Vista
12 14 (1.51%) Mac OS X
13 13 (1.40%) Windows 2000
13 13 (1.40%) Apple iOS
14 11 (1.19%) Windows 2000 Server
15 10 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 4 (0.43%) Ubuntu
17 3 (0.32%) Mac OS
18 2 (0.22%) Windows Phone
19 1 (0.11%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 189 (20.41%) Migration
2 138 (14.90%) ITIL
3 54 (5.83%) Disaster Recovery
4 37 (4.00%) Project Management
5 33 (3.56%) Incident Management
6 32 (3.46%) Change Management
7 24 (2.59%) Change Control
8 22 (2.38%) Service Delivery
9 20 (2.16%) Capacity Planning
10 13 (1.40%) Validation
10 13 (1.40%) Asset Management
10 13 (1.40%) Problem Management
11 11 (1.19%) Configuration Management
11 11 (1.19%) Continuous Improvement
12 10 (1.08%) Mentoring
12 10 (1.08%) Performance Management
12 10 (1.08%) Business Continuity
12 10 (1.08%) Service Management
13 9 (0.97%) CRM
13 9 (0.97%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 114 (12.31%) PowerShell
2 102 (11.02%) SQL
3 26 (2.81%) VBScript
4 14 (1.51%) VB
5 8 (0.86%) C
6 7 (0.76%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.22%) Bash Shell
7 2 (0.22%) Python
7 2 (0.22%) Perl
7 2 (0.22%) PHP
7 2 (0.22%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.11%) C#
Qualifications
1 133 (14.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 107 (11.56%) MCSE
3 106 (11.45%) Security Cleared
4 90 (9.72%) SC Cleared
5 44 (4.75%) MCP
6 36 (3.89%) MCITP
7 32 (3.46%) Cisco Certification
8 30 (3.24%) CCNA
9 29 (3.13%) Degree
10 27 (2.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 25 (2.70%) MCSA
12 24 (2.59%) MCTS
13 18 (1.94%) Citrix Certification
14 14 (1.51%) CCA
15 10 (1.08%) CCNP
16 8 (0.86%) DV Cleared
16 8 (0.86%) HNC
17 7 (0.76%) CCEA
18 4 (0.43%) HND
18 4 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (4.54%) SLA
2 3 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (0.32%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.11%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 645 (69.65%) Active Directory
2 174 (18.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 145 (15.66%) Hyper-V
4 111 (11.99%) XenApp
5 101 (10.91%) vSphere
6 47 (5.08%) VMware ESX
7 38 (4.10%) XenDesktop
8 37 (4.00%) Terminal Services
9 19 (2.05%) Microsoft App-V
10 17 (1.84%) VMware ESXi
11 15 (1.62%) XenServer
11 15 (1.62%) UAG
12 13 (1.40%) Xen
13 12 (1.30%) VMware Server
13 12 (1.30%) ISA Server
14 11 (1.19%) Forefront TMG
15 9 (0.97%) DFS Replication
16 7 (0.76%) Citrix Presentation Server
17 5 (0.54%) VMware Workstation
17 5 (0.54%) NFS
Systems Management
1 145 (15.66%) SCCM
2 42 (4.54%) SCOM
3 28 (3.02%) Backup Exec
4 26 (2.81%) WSUS
5 20 (2.16%) ARCserve
6 16 (1.73%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 13 (1.40%) NetBackup
8 12 (1.30%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 12 (1.30%) AirWatch
8 12 (1.30%) Norton AntiVirus
9 9 (0.97%) vMotion
10 8 (0.86%) HP Data Protector
11 7 (0.76%) SCVMM
12 6 (0.65%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 6 (0.65%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 5 (0.54%) McAfee ePO
14 4 (0.43%) SolarWinds Orion
15 3 (0.32%) MIMEsweeper
15 3 (0.32%) MAILsweeper
15 3 (0.32%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 424 (45.79%) Microsoft
2 384 (41.47%) VMware
3 256 (27.65%) Citrix
4 141 (15.23%) Cisco
5 104 (11.23%) HP
6 63 (6.80%) NetApp
7 46 (4.97%) EMC
8 43 (4.64%) Symantec
9 32 (3.46%) Lotus
10 30 (3.24%) McAfee
11 24 (2.59%) Dell
12 23 (2.48%) Sophos
13 21 (2.27%) Juniper
14 19 (2.05%) Apple
15 18 (1.94%) AppSense
16 17 (1.84%) F5
17 15 (1.62%) CheckPoint
18 14 (1.51%) Veeam
18 14 (1.51%) Oracle
19 13 (1.40%) Avaya
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