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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server 2010
Rank 195 167 177
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +10
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2010 558 655 647
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.05% 1.29% 1.12%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.97% 7.53% 6.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 287 381 367
Average daily rate
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£300 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £439 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £295 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.69% -1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 65 74
Average hourly rate £17.33 £22.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.22% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.70 £13.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £30.40 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.45 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-22.77% -11.11%
Application Platforms Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
9349 8698 9739
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.61% 17.10% 16.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 5537 4928 5476
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £223 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 381 440 444
Average hourly rate £17.50 £21.45 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.41% +7.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £39.00 £38.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-17.50% -

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 July 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 July 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 July 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
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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 -28 526 £313 -3.84% 204
London -18 223 £325 -7.14% 74
South East -4 120 £325 -4.41% 36
East of England -8 65 £231 +3.35% 14
City of London -22 44 £277 -17.92% 21
Hampshire +8 36 £325 +1.88% 8
North West -23 36 £273 +8.56% 20
South West -26 35 £320 +6.66% 27
Essex +8 22 £450 +150.00% 2
West Sussex +19 21 £223 -21.23% 5
Buckinghamshire -2 20 £330 - 3
East Midlands -15 18 £450 +71.42% 8
Cambridgeshire -11 17 £205 -7.86% 3
Yorkshire -15 17 £300 +33.33% 18
Berkshire -19 16 £425 +6.25% 13
Hertfordshire +9 14 £219 +21.52% 5
Cheshire -9 14 £275 -4.67% 8
Scotland -18 14 £124 -58.75% 6
Milton Keynes +4 12 £330 -17.50% 2
West Yorkshire -2 12 £236 -14.09% 12
Reading +5 11 £425 - 7
Manchester -8 11 £320 +33.33% 9
Lancashire -8 11 £270 -6.08% 2
Basingstoke - 11 £419 - 1
Peterborough +6 10 £240 +7.86%
Surrey -10 10 £300 - 3
Somerset -13 10 £325 +8.33% 10
Colchester - 10 £445 -
Nottinghamshire +9 9 £450 +59.29% 3
Nottingham +8 9 £450 +59.29% 1

Exchange Server 2010
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 1124 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 941 (83.72%) Windows
3 745 (66.28%) Active Directory
4 644 (57.30%) Windows Server 2008
5 620 (55.16%) Microsoft
6 486 (43.24%) VMware
7 367 (32.65%) Windows Server 2003
8 337 (29.98%) Exchange Server 2003
9 319 (28.38%) Citrix
10 318 (28.29%) Exchange Server 2007
11 283 (25.18%) Windows 7
12 262 (23.31%) Windows Server 2012
13 251 (22.33%) Cisco
14 246 (21.89%) ITIL
15 237 (21.09%) DNS
16 231 (20.55%) VMware Infrastructure
17 207 (18.42%) Blackberry
18 197 (17.53%) Windows XP
19 193 (17.17%) Microsoft Certification
20 187 (16.64%) SQL Server
21 186 (16.55%) SAN
22 185 (16.46%) HP
23 183 (16.28%) DHCP
24 182 (16.19%) Migration
25 179 (15.93%) Firewall
26 174 (15.48%) Exchange Server 2013
27 166 (14.77%) MS Office
28 163 (14.50%) MS Excel
29 161 (14.32%) SCCM
30 160 (14.23%) SharePoint

Exchange Server 2010
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 1124 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 337 (29.98%) Exchange Server 2003
3 318 (28.29%) Exchange Server 2007
4 174 (15.48%) Exchange Server 2013
5 160 (14.23%) SharePoint
6 146 (12.99%) Lync
7 133 (11.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 61 (5.43%) IIS
9 53 (4.72%) SharePoint 2010
10 20 (1.78%) Office Communications Server
10 20 (1.78%) SharePoint 2013
11 16 (1.42%) IBM Notes
12 14 (1.25%) Lotus Domino
13 12 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2000
14 7 (0.62%) CMS
15 6 (0.53%) SharePoint Server
15 6 (0.53%) SAS
16 5 (0.44%) Sitecore CMS
16 5 (0.44%) Tomcat
16 5 (0.44%) WebSphere
Applications
1 166 (14.77%) MS Office
2 163 (14.50%) MS Excel
3 7 (0.62%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.27%) MS Project
6 2 (0.18%) PaintShop Pro
6 2 (0.18%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.089%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 18 (1.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (1.33%) assyst
3 6 (0.53%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.27%) Misys Midas
6 1 (0.089%) ReMetrica
6 1 (0.089%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 81 (7.21%) Office 365
2 21 (1.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (1.25%) SaaS
4 13 (1.16%) Amazon AWS
5 12 (1.07%) IaaS
6 1 (0.089%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 237 (21.09%) DNS
2 186 (16.55%) SAN
3 183 (16.28%) DHCP
4 179 (15.93%) Firewall
5 131 (11.65%) TCP/IP
6 118 (10.50%) WAN
7 108 (9.61%) LAN
8 69 (6.14%) Wireless
9 66 (5.87%) VPN
10 62 (5.52%) VoIP
11 55 (4.89%) Internet
12 41 (3.65%) Cisco ASA
13 33 (2.94%) NAS
14 31 (2.76%) VLAN
15 30 (2.67%) iSCSI
16 27 (2.40%) IP Telephony
17 24 (2.14%) SMTP
18 21 (1.87%) MPLS
19 17 (1.51%) LDAP
20 16 (1.42%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 187 (16.64%) SQL Server
2 73 (6.49%) SQL Server 2008
3 44 (3.91%) SQL Server 2005
4 13 (1.16%) Crystal Reports
5 12 (1.07%) Cognos Impromptu
5 12 (1.07%) SQL Server 2012
6 11 (0.98%) Amazon RDS
7 9 (0.80%) SQL Server 2000
8 8 (0.71%) MySQL
9 6 (0.53%) Oracle Database
10 5 (0.44%) EDMS
11 2 (0.18%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.18%) Data Mining
12 1 (0.089%) Relational Database
12 1 (0.089%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.089%) EDRMS
12 1 (0.089%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 10 (0.89%) Git (software)
2 9 (0.80%) Subversion
3 2 (0.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (0.18%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.089%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.089%) LoadUI
4 1 (0.089%) InstallShield
4 1 (0.089%) JMeter
General
1 132 (11.74%) Finance
2 37 (3.29%) Banking
3 31 (2.76%) Law
4 27 (2.40%) Legal
5 23 (2.05%) Telecoms
6 19 (1.69%) Advertising
7 18 (1.60%) Marketing
7 18 (1.60%) French Language
8 17 (1.51%) Mandarin Language
8 17 (1.51%) Spanish Language
9 13 (1.16%) Publishing
9 13 (1.16%) Retail
10 12 (1.07%) Manufacturing
11 10 (0.89%) Military
12 9 (0.80%) Games
13 7 (0.62%) Investment Banking
14 6 (0.53%) Back Office
15 4 (0.36%) Front Office
15 4 (0.36%) Financial Institution
16 2 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 177 (15.75%) Analyst
2 154 (13.70%) Support Engineer
3 133 (11.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 116 (10.32%) 3rd Line Support
5 89 (7.92%) 2nd Line Support
6 88 (7.83%) Consultant
7 85 (7.56%) Support Analyst
8 74 (6.58%) Administrator
9 65 (5.78%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 54 (4.80%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 50 (4.45%) Messaging Engineer
12 48 (4.27%) Server Engineer
12 48 (4.27%) Systems Administrator
13 47 (4.18%) Systems Engineer
14 45 (4.00%) Technical Support
15 33 (2.94%) IT Support
15 33 (2.94%) Architect
16 32 (2.85%) Desktop Support
17 31 (2.76%) 1st Line Support
17 31 (2.76%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (0.62%) .NET
2 6 (0.53%) ASP.NET
3 3 (0.27%) Web Services
3 3 (0.27%) Middleware
4 2 (0.18%) LAMP
4 2 (0.18%) Application Packaging
4 2 (0.18%) X-Windows
5 1 (0.089%) XML
5 1 (0.089%) ODBC
5 1 (0.089%) COM
5 1 (0.089%) CSS
5 1 (0.089%) SOAP
5 1 (0.089%) HTML
5 1 (0.089%) MSMQ
5 1 (0.089%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 207 (18.42%) Blackberry
2 55 (4.89%) Clustering
3 34 (3.02%) Replication
4 31 (2.76%) iPhone
4 31 (2.76%) Management Information System
5 28 (2.49%) PKI
6 26 (2.31%) Thin Client
6 26 (2.31%) Fat Client
7 19 (1.69%) iPad
8 17 (1.51%) EqualLogic
9 16 (1.42%) Video Conferencing
10 11 (0.98%) Enterprise Storage
10 11 (0.98%) CESG
11 9 (0.80%) Online Games
12 7 (0.62%) Client/Server
12 7 (0.62%) NHS
13 6 (0.53%) Cryptography
14 5 (0.44%) Computer Science
15 4 (0.36%) CMDB
16 3 (0.27%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 941 (83.72%) Windows
2 644 (57.30%) Windows Server 2008
3 367 (32.65%) Windows Server 2003
4 283 (25.18%) Windows 7
5 262 (23.31%) Windows Server 2012
6 197 (17.53%) Windows XP
7 71 (6.32%) Windows 8
8 69 (6.14%) Linux
9 34 (3.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 33 (2.94%) UNIX
11 28 (2.49%) Android
12 18 (1.60%) Windows 2000 Server
13 14 (1.25%) Windows Vista
14 13 (1.16%) Windows Mobile
15 12 (1.07%) Windows 2000
16 8 (0.71%) Mac OS X
17 7 (0.62%) CentOS
18 5 (0.44%) Apple iOS
19 3 (0.27%) Mac OS
20 2 (0.18%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 246 (21.89%) ITIL
2 182 (16.19%) Migration
3 56 (4.98%) Disaster Recovery
4 36 (3.20%) Project Management
5 34 (3.02%) Service Delivery
6 32 (2.85%) PRINCE2
6 32 (2.85%) Service Management
6 32 (2.85%) Capacity Planning
7 31 (2.76%) Problem Management
8 27 (2.40%) Root Cause Analysis
8 27 (2.40%) Change Control
9 26 (2.31%) Change Management
10 25 (2.22%) CRM
11 24 (2.14%) Asset Management
12 23 (2.05%) Data Protection
13 22 (1.96%) Configuration Management
14 20 (1.78%) Workflow
15 18 (1.60%) Scrum
16 16 (1.42%) Document Management
17 15 (1.33%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 132 (11.74%) SQL
2 106 (9.43%) PowerShell
3 25 (2.22%) VBScript
4 14 (1.25%) VB
4 14 (1.25%) C
5 10 (0.89%) Perl
6 9 (0.80%) Shell Script
7 7 (0.62%) Python
8 6 (0.53%) C#
9 3 (0.27%) Java
9 3 (0.27%) VBA
10 2 (0.18%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.18%) ABAP
10 2 (0.18%) R
11 1 (0.089%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 193 (17.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 142 (12.63%) MCSE
3 107 (9.52%) Security Cleared
4 75 (6.67%) SC Cleared
5 73 (6.49%) MCITP
6 72 (6.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 60 (5.34%) Cisco Certification
8 55 (4.89%) MCP
9 48 (4.27%) CCNA
10 41 (3.65%) MCSA
11 36 (3.20%) Degree
12 26 (2.31%) CCNP
13 25 (2.22%) Citrix Certification
14 24 (2.14%) CCA
14 24 (2.14%) DV Cleared
15 20 (1.78%) ITIL Certification
16 14 (1.25%) MCTS
17 12 (1.07%) VCP5
18 7 (0.62%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
19 5 (0.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (4.63%) SLA
2 8 (0.71%) QA
3 4 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.18%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 745 (66.28%) Active Directory
2 231 (20.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 159 (14.15%) XenApp
4 150 (13.35%) Hyper-V
5 101 (8.99%) vSphere
6 68 (6.05%) VMware ESX
7 39 (3.47%) XenDesktop
8 29 (2.58%) Terminal Services
9 26 (2.31%) UAG
9 26 (2.31%) VMware ESXi
10 22 (1.96%) XenServer
10 22 (1.96%) DFS Replication
11 14 (1.25%) Microsoft App-V
11 14 (1.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 14 (1.25%) Xen
11 14 (1.25%) ISA Server
12 13 (1.16%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 13 (1.16%) VMware Server
13 12 (1.07%) Forefront TMG
14 7 (0.62%) NFS
Systems Management
1 161 (14.32%) SCCM
2 93 (8.27%) Backup Exec
3 69 (6.14%) SCOM
4 30 (2.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 29 (2.58%) NetBackup
6 27 (2.40%) ARCserve
7 22 (1.96%) Norton AntiVirus
7 22 (1.96%) McAfee ePO
8 13 (1.16%) SCDPM
8 13 (1.16%) WSUS
8 13 (1.16%) SCVMM
9 12 (1.07%) MIMEsweeper
10 11 (0.98%) HP SIM
11 9 (0.80%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 8 (0.71%) MOM
12 8 (0.71%) SCSM
12 8 (0.71%) HP Data Protector
13 7 (0.62%) Puppet
13 7 (0.62%) Red Hat Spacewalk
13 7 (0.62%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 620 (55.16%) Microsoft
2 486 (43.24%) VMware
3 319 (28.38%) Citrix
4 251 (22.33%) Cisco
5 185 (16.46%) HP
6 115 (10.23%) Symantec
7 77 (6.85%) NetApp
8 60 (5.34%) Dell
9 52 (4.63%) EMC
10 42 (3.74%) McAfee
11 39 (3.47%) Juniper
12 37 (3.29%) SolarWinds
13 31 (2.76%) Apple
14 28 (2.49%) Oracle
15 25 (2.22%) Red Hat
16 24 (2.14%) Intel
16 24 (2.14%) Sophos
17 23 (2.05%) CheckPoint
18 22 (1.96%) IronPort
19 21 (1.87%) F5
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £150 to £220 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Next Ventures Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Negotiable
Posted: 7 hours ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £230 - £280 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
South West London
PNG Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £15 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Keystream Resources Limited
Rate: From £250 to £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £250.00 - £297 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
H&R Talent
Rate: From £7 to £9 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Dorset
Oliver James Associates
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: On Application
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Rate: £13 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Integrity IT Solutions
Rate: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Market Rate
Posted: 5 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £16.00 - £16.28 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
Defaqto Limited
Rate: Generous Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
Venturi
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
EMBS- People Transfer
Rate: To £350 + Expenses
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
X4 Group
Rate: £23 - 25 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago