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 2 October 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server 2010
Rank 212 163 182
Rank change year-on-year
-49 +19
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2010 587 687 621
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.01% 1.32% 1.10%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.72% 7.53% 6.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 301 408 361
Average daily rate
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£320 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £315 £320
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 59 62
Average hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £37.50 £34.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.30 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-9.32% -3.50%

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
10256 9124 9862
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.67% 17.55% 17.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 6269 5445 5551
Average daily rate £375 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £348 £333
% change year-on-year
+3.59% +4.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 386 360 502
Average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.63% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.43 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £38.95 £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -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 2 October 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 2 October 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 2 October 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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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 -29 568 £320 -1.53% 232
London -20 279 £348 +2.96% 85
South East -34 113 £330 -12.00% 33
City of London -13 60 £363 +4.69% 28
East of England -23 48 £220 -8.33% 17
Hampshire +8 36 £288 -9.44% 7
South West -26 35 £325 -7.14% 38
Yorkshire +19 33 £250 -9.09% 21
North West -5 31 £300 +25.00% 23
West Yorkshire +19 30 £250 -9.09% 10
Berkshire -30 26 £394 -7.35% 9
Leeds +15 22 £250 -9.09% 4
Buckinghamshire +9 21 £330 +16.81% 4
Cambridgeshire +2 21 £258 +10.75% 4
West Midlands -22 19 £300 +7.14% 9
East Midlands -5 17 £400 +52.38% 6
Milton Keynes +9 15 £330 +37.50% 1
Birmingham -2 13 £300 +7.14% 2
Lancashire -6 13 £300 -
Hertfordshire -23 13 £270 -1.81% 8
Gloucestershire -11 12 £330 +13.79% 10
Scotland -22 11 £159 -31.35% 6
Edinburgh +2 10 £159 -26.58% 1
Manchester -14 10 £255 -0.97% 16
Cambridge -6 9 £275 +17.64% 3
Basingstoke - 8 £369 - 1
Cheshire +1 7 £300 +33.33% 6
Oxfordshire -7 7 £175 -46.15% 2
Reading -19 7 £425 - 2
Gloucester - 7 £295 - 1

Exchange Server 2010
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 1161 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 964 (83.03%) Windows
3 821 (70.71%) Active Directory
4 636 (54.78%) Microsoft
5 627 (54.01%) Windows Server 2008
6 507 (43.67%) VMware
7 386 (33.25%) Windows Server 2003
8 374 (32.21%) Exchange Server 2007
9 353 (30.40%) Exchange Server 2003
10 323 (27.82%) Citrix
11 307 (26.44%) Windows 7
12 289 (24.89%) Windows Server 2012
13 278 (23.94%) DNS
14 248 (21.36%) ITIL
15 230 (19.81%) Cisco
15 230 (19.81%) VMware Infrastructure
16 225 (19.38%) DHCP
17 221 (19.04%) Microsoft Certification
18 208 (17.92%) Exchange Server 2013
19 206 (17.74%) Blackberry
20 205 (17.66%) SAN
21 200 (17.23%) HP
22 199 (17.14%) Windows XP
23 194 (16.71%) MS Excel
24 183 (15.76%) MS Office
25 177 (15.25%) SharePoint
26 173 (14.90%) SQL Server
27 172 (14.81%) Firewall
28 169 (14.56%) Lync
29 160 (13.78%) Migration

Exchange Server 2010
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 1161 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 374 (32.21%) Exchange Server 2007
3 353 (30.40%) Exchange Server 2003
4 208 (17.92%) Exchange Server 2013
5 177 (15.25%) SharePoint
6 169 (14.56%) Lync
7 128 (11.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 68 (5.86%) IIS
9 49 (4.22%) SharePoint 2010
10 38 (3.27%) Office Communications Server
11 22 (1.89%) SharePoint 2013
12 15 (1.29%) IBM Notes
13 8 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2000
14 5 (0.43%) BizTalk Server
14 5 (0.43%) Tomcat
14 5 (0.43%) Lotus Domino
14 5 (0.43%) Exchange Server 5.5
14 5 (0.43%) WebSphere
14 5 (0.43%) SharePoint Server
15 4 (0.34%) Live Communications Server
Applications
1 194 (16.71%) MS Excel
2 183 (15.76%) MS Office
3 9 (0.78%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.60%) MS Project
5 6 (0.52%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.086%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 18 (1.55%) assyst
2 9 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.43%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (0.34%) Misys Midas
5 3 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.17%) ReMetrica
7 1 (0.086%) Sage 300 ERP
Cloud Services
1 97 (8.35%) Office 365
2 22 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (1.12%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (1.12%) IaaS
4 11 (0.95%) SaaS
5 7 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.26%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 278 (23.94%) DNS
2 225 (19.38%) DHCP
3 205 (17.66%) SAN
4 172 (14.81%) Firewall
5 123 (10.59%) TCP/IP
6 117 (10.08%) WAN
7 115 (9.91%) LAN
8 67 (5.77%) Wireless
8 67 (5.77%) VPN
9 64 (5.51%) VoIP
10 43 (3.70%) Internet
10 43 (3.70%) VLAN
11 32 (2.76%) Cisco ASA
12 27 (2.33%) Unified Communications
13 26 (2.24%) NAS
14 24 (2.07%) MPLS
15 23 (1.98%) Fibre Channel
16 22 (1.89%) iSCSI
17 20 (1.72%) Wi-Fi
18 16 (1.38%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 173 (14.90%) SQL Server
2 76 (6.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 32 (2.76%) SQL Server 2005
4 19 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
5 14 (1.21%) SQL Server 2000
6 11 (0.95%) Amazon RDS
7 7 (0.60%) MySQL
8 6 (0.52%) Crystal Reports
8 6 (0.52%) EDMS
9 5 (0.43%) Oracle Database
9 5 (0.43%) Cognos Impromptu
9 5 (0.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (0.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (0.26%) SQL Server 7
10 3 (0.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (0.17%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (0.17%) Data Mining
11 2 (0.17%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.086%) Relational Database
12 1 (0.086%) DB2
Development Applications
1 6 (0.52%) Git (software)
2 5 (0.43%) Subversion
3 4 (0.34%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (0.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (0.17%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.086%) LoadUI
6 1 (0.086%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.086%) JMeter
General
1 136 (11.71%) Finance
2 52 (4.48%) Banking
3 35 (3.01%) Telecoms
4 30 (2.58%) Law
5 26 (2.24%) Legal
5 26 (2.24%) Advertising
6 22 (1.89%) Marketing
7 18 (1.55%) Retail
8 15 (1.29%) French Language
9 14 (1.21%) Spanish Language
9 14 (1.21%) Mandarin Language
10 12 (1.03%) Investment Banking
10 12 (1.03%) Publishing
11 11 (0.95%) Manufacturing
11 11 (0.95%) Military
12 8 (0.69%) Games
13 6 (0.52%) Front Office
13 6 (0.52%) Back Office
14 4 (0.34%) Local Government
14 4 (0.34%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 208 (17.92%) Analyst
2 148 (12.75%) Support Engineer
3 133 (11.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 111 (9.56%) 3rd Line Support
5 94 (8.10%) Support Analyst
6 92 (7.92%) Consultant
7 82 (7.06%) 2nd Line Support
8 76 (6.55%) Administrator
9 74 (6.37%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 68 (5.86%) Systems Engineer
11 51 (4.39%) Systems Administrator
12 48 (4.13%) Technical Support
12 48 (4.13%) Server Engineer
13 46 (3.96%) Messaging Engineer
13 46 (3.96%) Desktop Support
14 45 (3.88%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
15 44 (3.79%) Architect
16 42 (3.62%) Exchange Engineer
17 37 (3.19%) IT Support
18 34 (2.93%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (0.95%) .NET
2 8 (0.69%) Middleware
3 7 (0.60%) X-Windows
4 4 (0.34%) .NET Framework
4 4 (0.34%) ASP.NET
4 4 (0.34%) Web Services
5 3 (0.26%) HTML
5 3 (0.26%) LAMP
6 2 (0.17%) Ajax
6 2 (0.17%) WCF
6 2 (0.17%) CSS
6 2 (0.17%) ADO.NET
6 2 (0.17%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (0.17%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 1 (0.086%) COM
7 1 (0.086%) SOAP
7 1 (0.086%) XML
7 1 (0.086%) ODBC
7 1 (0.086%) MSMQ
7 1 (0.086%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 206 (17.74%) Blackberry
2 75 (6.46%) Clustering
3 48 (4.13%) Replication
4 39 (3.36%) Analytical Skills
5 28 (2.41%) Management Information System
6 23 (1.98%) Video Conferencing
7 20 (1.72%) PKI
8 19 (1.64%) iPhone
8 19 (1.64%) Fat Client
8 19 (1.64%) Thin Client
9 18 (1.55%) iPad
10 11 (0.95%) Enterprise Storage
11 9 (0.78%) EqualLogic
11 9 (0.78%) NHS
12 8 (0.69%) CMDB
12 8 (0.69%) Online Games
12 8 (0.69%) CESG
12 8 (0.69%) Client/Server
13 6 (0.52%) Handset
13 6 (0.52%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 964 (83.03%) Windows
2 627 (54.01%) Windows Server 2008
3 386 (33.25%) Windows Server 2003
4 307 (26.44%) Windows 7
5 289 (24.89%) Windows Server 2012
6 199 (17.14%) Windows XP
7 87 (7.49%) Windows 8
8 71 (6.12%) Linux
9 40 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 31 (2.67%) Android
11 20 (1.72%) UNIX
12 14 (1.21%) Windows Vista
12 14 (1.21%) Mac OS X
13 11 (0.95%) Windows 2000 Server
13 11 (0.95%) Windows 2000
14 7 (0.60%) Windows Mobile
15 6 (0.52%) CentOS
16 5 (0.43%) Windows Phone
16 5 (0.43%) Apple iOS
17 4 (0.34%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 248 (21.36%) ITIL
2 160 (13.78%) Migration
3 53 (4.57%) Disaster Recovery
4 45 (3.88%) Change Management
5 42 (3.62%) Service Management
6 39 (3.36%) Project Management
6 39 (3.36%) Service Delivery
7 37 (3.19%) Capacity Planning
8 36 (3.10%) Root Cause Analysis
9 32 (2.76%) Configuration Management
10 30 (2.58%) Incident Management
11 26 (2.24%) Change Control
12 25 (2.15%) Asset Management
13 24 (2.07%) Problem Management
13 24 (2.07%) PRINCE2
14 22 (1.89%) Data Protection
15 17 (1.46%) Business Continuity
16 16 (1.38%) Agile Software Development
16 16 (1.38%) Workflow
16 16 (1.38%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 144 (12.40%) SQL
2 119 (10.25%) PowerShell
3 29 (2.50%) VBScript
4 16 (1.38%) VB
5 14 (1.21%) Shell Script
6 13 (1.12%) C
7 12 (1.03%) Perl
8 8 (0.69%) Python
8 8 (0.69%) VB.NET
9 7 (0.60%) C#
10 6 (0.52%) VBA
11 4 (0.34%) Java
12 2 (0.17%) JavaScript
12 2 (0.17%) ABAP
12 2 (0.17%) R
13 1 (0.086%) PHP
13 1 (0.086%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.086%) VB6
Qualifications
1 221 (19.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 146 (12.58%) MCSE
3 112 (9.65%) Security Cleared
4 76 (6.55%) MCITP
5 73 (6.29%) SC Cleared
6 63 (5.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 58 (5.00%) MCP
8 52 (4.48%) Cisco Certification
9 43 (3.70%) CCNA
10 42 (3.62%) Degree
11 34 (2.93%) MCSA
12 28 (2.41%) DV Cleared
13 23 (1.98%) ITIL Certification
14 21 (1.81%) MCTS
15 18 (1.55%) CCNP
16 16 (1.38%) Citrix Certification
17 15 (1.29%) CCA
18 13 (1.12%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
19 10 (0.86%) VCP5
20 5 (0.43%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (5.60%) SLA
2 3 (0.26%) PCI DSS
2 3 (0.26%) QA
3 2 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.086%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 821 (70.71%) Active Directory
2 230 (19.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 158 (13.61%) XenApp
4 142 (12.23%) Hyper-V
5 95 (8.18%) vSphere
6 78 (6.72%) VMware ESX
7 40 (3.45%) XenDesktop
8 36 (3.10%) XenServer
9 26 (2.24%) Terminal Services
10 24 (2.07%) VMware ESXi
11 23 (1.98%) DFS Replication
12 20 (1.72%) UAG
13 18 (1.55%) ISA Server
14 15 (1.29%) NFS
14 15 (1.29%) Microsoft App-V
15 14 (1.21%) Forefront TMG
16 13 (1.12%) Xen
17 12 (1.03%) VMware Server
18 10 (0.86%) Microsoft Virtual Server
19 8 (0.69%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 146 (12.58%) SCCM
2 118 (10.16%) Backup Exec
3 60 (5.17%) SCOM
4 39 (3.36%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 37 (3.19%) Norton AntiVirus
6 36 (3.10%) NetBackup
7 21 (1.81%) ARCserve
8 20 (1.72%) MIMEsweeper
8 20 (1.72%) McAfee ePO
9 17 (1.46%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 16 (1.38%) HP SIM
11 15 (1.29%) Nagios
11 15 (1.29%) WSUS
12 12 (1.03%) SCVMM
12 12 (1.03%) MAILsweeper
12 12 (1.03%) SCDPM
12 12 (1.03%) HP Data Protector
13 11 (0.95%) MOM
14 9 (0.78%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
14 9 (0.78%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 636 (54.78%) Microsoft
2 507 (43.67%) VMware
3 323 (27.82%) Citrix
4 230 (19.81%) Cisco
5 200 (17.23%) HP
6 149 (12.83%) Symantec
7 83 (7.15%) NetApp
8 65 (5.60%) EMC
9 58 (5.00%) Dell
10 48 (4.13%) SolarWinds
11 44 (3.79%) McAfee
12 40 (3.45%) Sophos
13 33 (2.84%) Juniper
14 32 (2.76%) Red Hat
15 30 (2.58%) Apple
15 30 (2.58%) CheckPoint
16 24 (2.07%) Oracle
17 23 (1.98%) Veeam
17 23 (1.98%) Remedy
18 22 (1.89%) Intel
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