The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 24 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
London / City of London
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 162 140 165
Rank change year-on-year -22 +25  
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2010 4 25 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.12% 0.74% 0.74%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.80% 4.42% 4.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 12 33
Median daily rate £488 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.18% +17.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £242 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £448 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £305 £300
% change year-on-year +2.45% +1.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 4
Median hourly rate £30.00 £12.50 £16.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +140.00% -23.66%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £15.13 £20.19
% change year-on-year +5.78% -25.06%  

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 the City of London with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 503 565 998
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 15.40% 16.70% 17.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 367 439 746
Median daily rate £493 £438 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.57% +6.70%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £300 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 26
Median hourly rate £30.00 £17.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +71.42% +2.94%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £122.50 £22.00 £34.60
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 the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London 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 the City of London

Exchange Server 2010
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Exchange Server 2010 in the City of London

Exchange Server 2010
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Exchange Server 2010 in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 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 City of London region with a requirement for Exchange Server 2010.

1 25 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 23 (92.00%) Active Directory
3 21 (84.00%) Windows
4 15 (60.00%) Microsoft
5 13 (52.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 13 (52.00%) Windows Server
6 12 (48.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (48.00%) VMware
7 10 (40.00%) PowerShell
7 10 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (40.00%) Citrix
8 8 (32.00%) SAN
8 8 (32.00%) Microsoft Office
8 8 (32.00%) SCCM
9 7 (28.00%) Office 365
9 7 (28.00%) Windows 7
10 6 (24.00%) Banking
10 6 (24.00%) Firewall
11 5 (20.00%) DNS
11 5 (20.00%) Finance
11 5 (20.00%) XenApp
11 5 (20.00%) XenDesktop
11 5 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
12 4 (16.00%) Data Centre
12 4 (16.00%) Task Automation
12 4 (16.00%) Skype for Business
12 4 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
12 4 (16.00%) Windows 8
12 4 (16.00%) ServiceNow
12 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2008

Exchange Server 2010
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 25 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 13 (52.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (16.00%) Skype for Business
4 1 (4.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (4.00%) IIS
4 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (32.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (28.00%) Office 365
2 2 (8.00%) IaaS
3 1 (4.00%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (4.00%) Mimecast
3 1 (4.00%) PaaS
3 1 (4.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (32.00%) SAN
2 6 (24.00%) Firewall
3 5 (20.00%) DNS
4 4 (16.00%) TCP/IP
5 3 (12.00%) DHCP
6 2 (8.00%) Internet
6 2 (8.00%) iSCSI
6 2 (8.00%) LAN
6 2 (8.00%) NAS
6 2 (8.00%) Skype
6 2 (8.00%) VoIP
6 2 (8.00%) WAN
7 1 (4.00%) ADSL
7 1 (4.00%) Ethernet
7 1 (4.00%) FTP
7 1 (4.00%) MPLS
7 1 (4.00%) SMTP
7 1 (4.00%) Unified Communications
7 1 (4.00%) VLAN
7 1 (4.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.00%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MSI
General
1 6 (24.00%) Banking
2 5 (20.00%) Finance
3 2 (8.00%) Back Office
4 1 (4.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (4.00%) Law
4 1 (4.00%) Legal
4 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (16.00%) Architect
2 4 (16.00%) Windows Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Administrator
3 3 (12.00%) Consultant
3 3 (12.00%) Support Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (8.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Exchange Specialist
4 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (8.00%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (8.00%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Windows Administrator
5 1 (4.00%) Exchange Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Windows Server Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.00%) Clustering
2 1 (4.00%) EMC VNX
2 1 (4.00%) iPhone
2 1 (4.00%) NHS
2 1 (4.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 21 (84.00%) Windows
2 13 (52.00%) Windows Server
3 12 (48.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (28.00%) Windows 7
6 4 (16.00%) Windows 8
7 2 (8.00%) Windows 10
7 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (4.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.00%) Task Automation
2 3 (12.00%) Change Management
2 3 (12.00%) Identity Management
2 3 (12.00%) ITIL
2 3 (12.00%) Release Management
3 2 (8.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (8.00%) Migration
3 2 (8.00%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.00%) Business Continuity
4 1 (4.00%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (4.00%) Data Management
4 1 (4.00%) E-Discovery
4 1 (4.00%) ITSM
4 1 (4.00%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (4.00%) Line Management
4 1 (4.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (4.00%) Resource Management
4 1 (4.00%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (4.00%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 10 (40.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (8.00%) SQL
2 2 (8.00%) VBScript
3 1 (4.00%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) DV Cleared
1 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) CCNA
2 1 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.00%) MCITP
2 1 (4.00%) MCP
2 1 (4.00%) MCSE
2 1 (4.00%) MCTS
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 23 (92.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
2 5 (20.00%) XenApp
2 5 (20.00%) XenDesktop
3 4 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (12.00%) Hyper-V
4 3 (12.00%) vSphere
5 2 (8.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (8.00%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (4.00%) DFS Replication
6 1 (4.00%) Firmware
6 1 (4.00%) ISA Server
6 1 (4.00%) Terminal Server
6 1 (4.00%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (4.00%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 8 (32.00%) SCCM
2 3 (12.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 3 (12.00%) SCOM
3 2 (8.00%) Backup Exec
3 2 (8.00%) SCVMM
3 2 (8.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (4.00%) AirWatch
4 1 (4.00%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (4.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 15 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (48.00%) VMware
3 10 (40.00%) Citrix
4 4 (16.00%) Cisco
4 4 (16.00%) NetApp
4 4 (16.00%) ServiceNow
5 3 (12.00%) Dell
6 2 (8.00%) AppSense
6 2 (8.00%) Dell Compellent
6 2 (8.00%) EMC
6 2 (8.00%) HP
6 2 (8.00%) Palo Alto
6 2 (8.00%) Symantec
7 1 (4.00%) Altiris
7 1 (4.00%) Apple
7 1 (4.00%) Barracuda Networks
7 1 (4.00%) DataCore
7 1 (4.00%) Polycom