The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for Exchange Server 2010 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Exchange Server 2010 over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Exchange Server 2010
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 80 66
Rank change year-on-year +31 -14  
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2010 7 2 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.11% 0.22% 1.21%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.45% 1.43% 10.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 9
Median daily rate £288 £190 £215
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +51.31% -11.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £190 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £190 £365
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £305 £300
% change year-on-year +2.45% +1.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £15.13 £20.39
% change year-on-year +5.78% -25.83%  

Exchange Server 2010 is in the application platform skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 94 140 119
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 14.92% 15.27% 11.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 100 50
Median daily rate £350 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £571 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 10
Median hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.85% +23.52%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.31 £14.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £27.90 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year - +19.04%  

Exchange Server 2010
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire citing Exchange Server 2010 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Job vacancy trend for Exchange Server 2010 in Cheshire

Exchange Server 2010
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2010 in Cheshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Exchange Server 2010 in Cheshire

Exchange Server 2010
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Exchange Server 2010 in Cheshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Exchange Server 2010 in Cheshire

Exchange Server 2010
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Exchange Server 2010 within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +26 5 £280 - 6
Knutsford - 2 £350 - 2
Exchange Server 2010
North West

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Exchange Server 2010 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Exchange Server 2010.

1 13 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 13 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
2 9 (69.23%) Exchange Server 2013
3 8 (61.54%) Office 365
3 8 (61.54%) PowerShell
4 7 (53.85%) Skype for Business
5 6 (46.15%) DNS
6 5 (38.46%) SharePoint
6 5 (38.46%) Security Cleared
6 5 (38.46%) Skype
7 4 (30.77%) Windows Server
7 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (30.77%) SC Cleared
7 4 (30.77%) PKI
7 4 (30.77%) Windows
7 4 (30.77%) Symantec
8 3 (23.08%) McAfee
8 3 (23.08%) DHCP
8 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
8 3 (23.08%) IIS
8 3 (23.08%) Dell
8 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (23.08%) Data Protection
8 3 (23.08%) VMware
8 3 (23.08%) Finance
8 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 3 (23.08%) Splunk
8 3 (23.08%) Symantec Enterprise Vault

Exchange Server 2010
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 9 (69.23%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (53.85%) Skype for Business
4 5 (38.46%) SharePoint
5 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (23.08%) IIS
6 2 (15.38%) Apache
6 2 (15.38%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (7.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (7.69%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 8 (61.54%) Office 365
2 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (23.08%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) DNS
2 5 (38.46%) Skype
3 3 (23.08%) DHCP
4 2 (15.38%) Internet
4 2 (15.38%) LAN
4 2 (15.38%) NetScaler
4 2 (15.38%) WAN
5 1 (7.69%) Intranet
5 1 (7.69%) IP Telephony
5 1 (7.69%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 2 (15.38%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Administrator
1 3 (23.08%) Consultant
2 2 (15.38%) Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Exchange Administrator
2 2 (15.38%) Exchange Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Exchange Consultant
2 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Messaging Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Office 365 Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support
3 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) IT Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) IT Support
3 1 (7.69%) IT Support Technician
3 1 (7.69%) IT Technician
3 1 (7.69%) Messaging Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) LAMP
1 2 (15.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) PKI
2 2 (15.38%) Replication
3 1 (7.69%) Blackberry
3 1 (7.69%) BYOD
3 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
1 4 (30.77%) Windows Server
1 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (15.38%) CentOS
2 2 (15.38%) Linux
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (7.69%) Android
3 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Data Protection
1 3 (23.08%) Mobile Device Management
1 3 (23.08%) Task Automation
2 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (15.38%) Customer Requirements
2 2 (15.38%) DevOps
2 2 (15.38%) Migration
2 2 (15.38%) Network Management
3 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (7.69%) Information Security
3 1 (7.69%) Line Management
3 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) PowerShell
2 2 (15.38%) SQL
3 1 (7.69%) VB
3 1 (7.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) Security Cleared
2 4 (30.77%) SC Cleared
3 2 (15.38%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 13 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
2 2 (15.38%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (15.38%) vSphere
2 2 (15.38%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 3 (23.08%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 2 (15.38%) vCenter Server
2 2 (15.38%) vMotion
3 1 (7.69%) AirWatch
3 1 (7.69%) SCCM
3 1 (7.69%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
2 4 (30.77%) Symantec
3 3 (23.08%) Dell
3 3 (23.08%) McAfee
3 3 (23.08%) Splunk
3 3 (23.08%) Trustwave
3 3 (23.08%) VMware
4 2 (15.38%) AppSense
4 2 (15.38%) CA
4 2 (15.38%) Citrix
4 2 (15.38%) Red Hat
5 1 (7.69%) Apple
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco
5 1 (7.69%) Google
5 1 (7.69%) Samsung