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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server 2010
Rank 201 167 181
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +14
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2010 592 685 669
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.03% 1.32% 1.16%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.77% 7.53% 6.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 297 412 396
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 £192 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £438 £466
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £300 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 59 59
Average hourly rate £17.50 £21.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.60% +13.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.70 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.40 £37.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.14 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-19.30% -

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
10252 9098 10078
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.82% 17.50% 17.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 6171 5373 5641
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £216 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £521 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £335 £335
% change year-on-year
+5.97% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 412 368 494
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.52 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-5.48% -2.55%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 18 September 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 -26 571 £320 -1.53% 248
London -28 259 £325 -3.70% 67
South East -11 117 £325 -7.14% 58
City of London -16 57 £363 +6.22% 20
East of England -27 52 £275 +22.22% 10
South West -20 45 £320 -8.57% 48
North West +2 35 £300 +25.00% 22
Hampshire +6 33 £288 -10.15% 12
Yorkshire +19 31 £300 +9.09% 15
West Yorkshire +13 27 £275 - 12
Buckinghamshire +5 27 £330 +16.81% 9
Berkshire -25 22 £394 -7.35% 9
East Midlands -1 20 £450 +71.42% 7
Leeds +12 19 £275 -6.77% 6
Cambridgeshire +8 19 £220 +2.32% 4
West Midlands -21 19 £320 +11.30% 14
Milton Keynes +9 18 £330 +37.50% 6
Hertfordshire -19 16 £270 -1.81% 3
Birmingham 0 14 £320 +11.30% 4
Lancashire -5 14 £300 -27.27% 1
Manchester -8 14 £320 +33.33% 14
Gloucestershire -6 13 £303 -1.62% 7
Somerset -13 11 £313 +47.05% 10
Scotland -36 11 £159 -36.50% 8
Essex -10 10 £463 +156.94% 2
Gloucester -2 9 £275 -15.38% 1
Edinburgh -9 9 £159 -47.08% 1
West Sussex +3 8 £223 - 5
Cambridge -4 8 - - 1
Oxfordshire -10 8 £175 -46.15% 6

Exchange Server 2010
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 1149 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 947 (82.42%) Windows
3 803 (69.89%) Active Directory
4 634 (55.18%) Microsoft
5 619 (53.87%) Windows Server 2008
6 508 (44.21%) VMware
7 375 (32.64%) Windows Server 2003
8 359 (31.24%) Exchange Server 2007
9 340 (29.59%) Exchange Server 2003
10 331 (28.81%) Citrix
11 294 (25.59%) Windows 7
12 292 (25.41%) Windows Server 2012
13 277 (24.11%) DNS
14 242 (21.06%) ITIL
15 230 (20.02%) Cisco
16 225 (19.58%) DHCP
16 225 (19.58%) VMware Infrastructure
17 216 (18.80%) Microsoft Certification
18 203 (17.67%) SAN
19 196 (17.06%) Exchange Server 2013
20 195 (16.97%) Blackberry
21 194 (16.88%) HP
22 190 (16.54%) Windows XP
23 184 (16.01%) MS Excel
24 182 (15.84%) SharePoint
25 178 (15.49%) MS Office
26 177 (15.40%) Firewall
27 171 (14.88%) SQL Server
28 166 (14.45%) XenApp
29 165 (14.36%) Lync

Exchange Server 2010
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 1149 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 359 (31.24%) Exchange Server 2007
3 340 (29.59%) Exchange Server 2003
4 196 (17.06%) Exchange Server 2013
5 182 (15.84%) SharePoint
6 165 (14.36%) Lync
7 125 (10.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 65 (5.66%) IIS
9 54 (4.70%) SharePoint 2010
10 33 (2.87%) Office Communications Server
11 24 (2.09%) SharePoint 2013
12 12 (1.04%) IBM Notes
13 9 (0.78%) WebSphere
14 8 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2000
14 8 (0.70%) Tomcat
15 5 (0.44%) SAS
15 5 (0.44%) BizTalk Server
15 5 (0.44%) SharePoint Server
16 4 (0.35%) Exchange Server 5.5
16 4 (0.35%) JOnAS
Applications
1 184 (16.01%) MS Excel
2 178 (15.49%) MS Office
3 6 (0.52%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (0.52%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.26%) MS Project
5 1 (0.087%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.087%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.087%) PaintShop Pro
Business Applications
1 17 (1.48%) assyst
2 13 (1.13%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (0.78%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (0.35%) Misys Midas
5 3 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.17%) ReMetrica
7 1 (0.087%) Sage 300 ERP
Cloud Services
1 83 (7.22%) Office 365
2 24 (2.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (1.22%) SaaS
4 13 (1.13%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (1.13%) IaaS
5 6 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.26%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 277 (24.11%) DNS
2 225 (19.58%) DHCP
3 203 (17.67%) SAN
4 177 (15.40%) Firewall
5 129 (11.23%) TCP/IP
6 117 (10.18%) WAN
7 115 (10.01%) LAN
8 74 (6.44%) VPN
9 69 (6.01%) Wireless
10 66 (5.74%) VoIP
11 47 (4.09%) Internet
12 43 (3.74%) VLAN
13 28 (2.44%) iSCSI
13 28 (2.44%) Cisco ASA
14 26 (2.26%) Unified Communications
15 25 (2.18%) Fibre Channel
15 25 (2.18%) NAS
16 23 (2.00%) MPLS
17 21 (1.83%) Wi-Fi
18 17 (1.48%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 171 (14.88%) SQL Server
2 74 (6.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 30 (2.61%) SQL Server 2005
4 17 (1.48%) SQL Server 2012
5 13 (1.13%) SQL Server 2000
6 12 (1.04%) MySQL
7 11 (0.96%) Amazon RDS
8 6 (0.52%) EDMS
8 6 (0.52%) Crystal Reports
9 5 (0.44%) Cognos Impromptu
9 5 (0.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (0.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (0.44%) Oracle Database
10 3 (0.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (0.17%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (0.17%) SQL Server 7
11 2 (0.17%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.17%) Data Mining
12 1 (0.087%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.087%) DB2
Development Applications
1 7 (0.61%) Git (software)
2 6 (0.52%) Subversion
3 4 (0.35%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (0.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (0.17%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.087%) JMeter
6 1 (0.087%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.087%) LoadUI
General
1 137 (11.92%) Finance
2 50 (4.35%) Banking
3 36 (3.13%) Telecoms
4 32 (2.79%) Law
5 23 (2.00%) Legal
5 23 (2.00%) Advertising
6 19 (1.65%) Marketing
7 18 (1.57%) Retail
8 15 (1.31%) French Language
9 14 (1.22%) Spanish Language
9 14 (1.22%) Mandarin Language
9 14 (1.22%) Publishing
10 12 (1.04%) Investment Banking
11 11 (0.96%) Manufacturing
12 10 (0.87%) Military
13 8 (0.70%) Games
14 7 (0.61%) Front Office
15 6 (0.52%) Back Office
16 4 (0.35%) Financial Institution
16 4 (0.35%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 212 (18.45%) Analyst
2 150 (13.05%) Support Engineer
3 135 (11.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 113 (9.83%) 3rd Line Support
5 98 (8.53%) Support Analyst
6 90 (7.83%) Consultant
7 82 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
8 75 (6.53%) Administrator
9 74 (6.44%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 66 (5.74%) Systems Engineer
11 55 (4.79%) Server Engineer
12 50 (4.35%) Systems Administrator
13 49 (4.26%) Technical Support
14 48 (4.18%) Messaging Engineer
14 48 (4.18%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
15 45 (3.92%) Desktop Support
16 42 (3.66%) Architect
16 42 (3.66%) IT Support
17 34 (2.96%) Exchange Engineer
18 32 (2.79%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (1.04%) .NET
2 7 (0.61%) Middleware
3 6 (0.52%) X-Windows
4 5 (0.44%) LAMP
4 5 (0.44%) ASP.NET
5 4 (0.35%) Web Services
5 4 (0.35%) .NET Framework
6 3 (0.26%) HTML
7 2 (0.17%) WCF
7 2 (0.17%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (0.17%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 2 (0.17%) CSS
7 2 (0.17%) Ajax
7 2 (0.17%) ADO.NET
8 1 (0.087%) COM
8 1 (0.087%) XML
8 1 (0.087%) ODBC
8 1 (0.087%) MSMQ
8 1 (0.087%) SOAP
8 1 (0.087%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 195 (16.97%) Blackberry
2 73 (6.35%) Clustering
3 48 (4.18%) Replication
4 42 (3.66%) Analytical Skills
5 26 (2.26%) Management Information System
6 20 (1.74%) PKI
6 20 (1.74%) iPhone
7 19 (1.65%) Fat Client
7 19 (1.65%) Thin Client
8 18 (1.57%) Video Conferencing
9 16 (1.39%) iPad
10 10 (0.87%) EqualLogic
11 9 (0.78%) CMDB
11 9 (0.78%) NHS
12 8 (0.70%) Online Games
12 8 (0.70%) Enterprise Storage
13 7 (0.61%) Computer Science
13 7 (0.61%) Client/Server
14 6 (0.52%) Mobile Computing
15 5 (0.44%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 947 (82.42%) Windows
2 619 (53.87%) Windows Server 2008
3 375 (32.64%) Windows Server 2003
4 294 (25.59%) Windows 7
5 292 (25.41%) Windows Server 2012
6 190 (16.54%) Windows XP
7 85 (7.40%) Windows 8
8 74 (6.44%) Linux
9 41 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 31 (2.70%) Android
11 20 (1.74%) UNIX
12 15 (1.31%) Windows Vista
13 14 (1.22%) Windows 2000 Server
14 12 (1.04%) Windows 2000
15 11 (0.96%) Mac OS X
16 8 (0.70%) Windows Mobile
17 6 (0.52%) CentOS
18 5 (0.44%) Apple iOS
18 5 (0.44%) Windows Phone
19 4 (0.35%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 242 (21.06%) ITIL
2 159 (13.84%) Migration
3 54 (4.70%) Disaster Recovery
4 41 (3.57%) Service Management
5 37 (3.22%) Project Management
6 36 (3.13%) Change Management
6 36 (3.13%) Capacity Planning
6 36 (3.13%) Root Cause Analysis
7 30 (2.61%) Service Delivery
7 30 (2.61%) Configuration Management
8 27 (2.35%) Incident Management
9 25 (2.18%) Problem Management
9 25 (2.18%) PRINCE2
9 25 (2.18%) Change Control
10 24 (2.09%) Asset Management
11 21 (1.83%) Data Protection
12 19 (1.65%) Workflow
13 18 (1.57%) Agile Software Development
13 18 (1.57%) CRM
14 17 (1.48%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 149 (12.97%) SQL
2 114 (9.92%) PowerShell
3 25 (2.18%) VBScript
4 16 (1.39%) VB
4 16 (1.39%) C
5 12 (1.04%) Perl
6 10 (0.87%) Shell Script
7 8 (0.70%) Python
7 8 (0.70%) VB.NET
7 8 (0.70%) C#
8 6 (0.52%) VBA
9 4 (0.35%) Java
10 2 (0.17%) JavaScript
10 2 (0.17%) ABAP
10 2 (0.17%) R
11 1 (0.087%) VB6
11 1 (0.087%) PHP
11 1 (0.087%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 216 (18.80%) Microsoft Certification
2 147 (12.79%) MCSE
3 103 (8.96%) Security Cleared
4 76 (6.61%) MCITP
5 74 (6.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 65 (5.66%) SC Cleared
7 59 (5.13%) MCP
8 52 (4.53%) Cisco Certification
9 44 (3.83%) CCNA
10 42 (3.66%) Degree
11 38 (3.31%) MCSA
12 26 (2.26%) DV Cleared
13 25 (2.18%) ITIL Certification
14 20 (1.74%) Citrix Certification
15 19 (1.65%) CCA
16 18 (1.57%) CCNP
17 17 (1.48%) MCTS
18 12 (1.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
19 10 (0.87%) VCP5
20 7 (0.61%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (5.31%) SLA
2 3 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.17%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.087%) QA
System Software
1 803 (69.89%) Active Directory
2 225 (19.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 166 (14.45%) XenApp
4 139 (12.10%) Hyper-V
5 97 (8.44%) vSphere
6 79 (6.88%) VMware ESX
7 40 (3.48%) XenDesktop
8 35 (3.05%) XenServer
9 27 (2.35%) VMware ESXi
10 26 (2.26%) Terminal Services
11 22 (1.91%) UAG
12 21 (1.83%) DFS Replication
13 17 (1.48%) ISA Server
13 17 (1.48%) NFS
14 15 (1.31%) Xen
14 15 (1.31%) VMware Server
15 14 (1.22%) Forefront TMG
15 14 (1.22%) Microsoft App-V
16 11 (0.96%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 9 (0.78%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 140 (12.18%) SCCM
2 120 (10.44%) Backup Exec
3 54 (4.70%) SCOM
4 39 (3.39%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 36 (3.13%) NetBackup
6 29 (2.52%) Norton AntiVirus
7 22 (1.91%) MIMEsweeper
7 22 (1.91%) ARCserve
8 19 (1.65%) McAfee ePO
9 16 (1.39%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 15 (1.31%) WSUS
10 15 (1.31%) Nagios
11 14 (1.22%) MAILsweeper
12 12 (1.04%) HP Data Protector
12 12 (1.04%) HP SIM
13 11 (0.96%) MOM
14 9 (0.78%) SCSM
14 9 (0.78%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
14 9 (0.78%) SCOrch
15 6 (0.52%) Opsview
Vendors
1 634 (55.18%) Microsoft
2 508 (44.21%) VMware
3 331 (28.81%) Citrix
4 230 (20.02%) Cisco
5 194 (16.88%) HP
6 139 (12.10%) Symantec
7 83 (7.22%) NetApp
8 61 (5.31%) EMC
9 57 (4.96%) Dell
10 45 (3.92%) SolarWinds
11 38 (3.31%) Juniper
12 36 (3.13%) McAfee
12 36 (3.13%) Sophos
13 31 (2.70%) Red Hat
13 31 (2.70%) Apple
14 28 (2.44%) CheckPoint
14 28 (2.44%) Oracle
15 25 (2.18%) Remedy
16 23 (2.00%) 3PAR
17 21 (1.83%) F5
London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 16 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Roc Search
Posted: 16 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Jumar
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Berkshire
LA International
Posted: 20 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £100 - £110 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West Sussex
Gold Group
Rate: £14 - £16 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £100 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Stott & May
Rate: From £0 to £1 per day £competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £250 - 300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwickshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Rate: £175 - £200 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
H&R Talent
Rate: From £150 to £250 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Experis Ltd
Rate: market rates
Posted: 2 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £150 to £200 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Advanced Resource Managers
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Roc Search
Posted: 3 days ago