Period
to 16 August 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 6 months to 16 August 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
UK
6 months to
16 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 414 332 272
Rank change year-on-year -82 -60 -42
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2010 530 801 998
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.55% 0.73% 0.89%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.29% 4.02% 4.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 357 479 609
UK median daily rate £315 £310 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.61% +0.65% +2.67%
10th Percentile £141 £170 £163
90th Percentile £475 £475 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £309 £300
% change year-on-year +0.32% +3.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 77 74
UK median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -20.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £10.70 £11.25 £12.48
90th Percentile £49.00 £36.70 £31.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £20.19
% change year-on-year -8.57% -13.30% +18.74%

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 with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 16103 19929 20137
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 16.84% 18.28% 17.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 10421 13107 12458
UK median daily rate £435 £420 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.57% +8.39% +3.33%
10th Percentile £263 £255 £225
90th Percentile £600 £588 £556
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 404 489 696
UK median hourly rate £19.56 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.19% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £10.75 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £45.00 £42.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.63 £20.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year -4.27% +2.50% +14.29%

Exchange Server 2010
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Exchange Server 2010 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Exchange Server 2010 in the UK

Exchange Server 2010
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Exchange Server 2010 in the UK

Exchange Server 2010
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Exchange Server 2010 over the 6 months to 16 August 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Exchange Server 2010 in the UK

Exchange Server 2010
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Exchange Server 2010 in the UK

Exchange Server 2010
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Exchange Server 2010 over the 6 months to 16 August 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Exchange Server 2010 in the UK

Exchange Server 2010
Top 16 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 6 months to 16 August 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -48 488 £320 +3.23% 111
UK excluding London -18 378 £310 +0.32% 87
London -80 148 £325 +4.00% 30
North of England +40 137 £300 - 31
South East -42 87 £350 +11.11% 24
North West +62 83 £325 -8.77% 18
South West +22 60 £350 -5.08% 5
Midlands +9 38 £206 -31.25% 14
Scotland +3 33 £305 -6.87% 4
North East +11 32 £275 -3.51% 3
East of England -6 26 £350 +30.84% 7
Yorkshire +26 22 £263 -4.55% 10
West Midlands +27 19 £238 -8.65% 13
East Midlands -22 19 £125 -64.29% 1
Wales -1 3 £248 +16.47% 2
Northern Ireland -55 2 £250 -

For the 6 months to 16 August 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 with a requirement for Exchange Server 2010.

1 530 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 394 (74.34%) Active Directory
3 381 (71.89%) Windows
4 289 (54.53%) Microsoft
5 252 (47.55%) Office 365
6 248 (46.79%) Windows Server
7 222 (41.89%) VMware
8 215 (40.57%) Windows Server 2008
9 204 (38.49%) Windows Server 2012
10 185 (34.91%) Exchange Server 2013
11 152 (28.68%) Migration
12 146 (27.55%) Citrix
12 146 (27.55%) PowerShell
13 138 (26.04%) Skype for Business
14 116 (21.89%) DNS
15 112 (21.13%) VMware Infrastructure
16 111 (20.94%) Windows 7
16 111 (20.94%) Microsoft Azure
17 102 (19.25%) ITIL
18 100 (18.87%) Microsoft Office
19 95 (17.92%) Cisco
19 95 (17.92%) SCCM
20 93 (17.55%) Skype
21 92 (17.36%) DHCP
22 85 (16.04%) Security Cleared
22 85 (16.04%) Windows 10
23 82 (15.47%) Microsoft Certification
24 81 (15.28%) SharePoint
25 80 (15.09%) Exchange Server 2007
26 79 (14.91%) Windows Server 2003

Exchange Server 2010
Co-occurring IT Skills 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
1 530 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 185 (34.91%) Exchange Server 2013
3 138 (26.04%) Skype for Business
4 81 (15.28%) SharePoint
5 80 (15.09%) Exchange Server 2007
6 48 (9.06%) Exchange Server 2003
7 33 (6.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 31 (5.85%) SharePoint 2013
9 24 (4.53%) IIS
10 22 (4.15%) SharePoint 2010
11 15 (2.83%) Office Communications Server
12 9 (1.70%) SharePoint Server
13 8 (1.51%) IBM Notes
14 5 (0.94%) Apache
15 3 (0.57%) IBM Domino
15 3 (0.57%) Live Communications Server
16 2 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
16 2 (0.38%) CMS
17 1 (0.19%) Confluence
Applications
1 100 (18.87%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (1.51%) MS Visio
3 6 (1.13%) Acrobat
3 6 (1.13%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (1.13%) PaintShop Pro
4 4 (0.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (1.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.32%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.38%) thinkFolio
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.19%) Pegasus Opera
4 1 (0.19%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 252 (47.55%) Office 365
2 111 (20.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 50 (9.43%) Azure Active Directory
4 20 (3.77%) OneDrive
5 16 (3.02%) Mimecast
6 15 (2.83%) Amazon AWS
7 10 (1.89%) IaaS
7 10 (1.89%) Yammer
8 5 (0.94%) SaaS
9 3 (0.57%) PaaS
10 2 (0.38%) G Suite
11 1 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 116 (21.89%) DNS
2 93 (17.55%) Skype
3 92 (17.36%) DHCP
4 78 (14.72%) SAN
5 62 (11.70%) Firewall
6 53 (10.00%) LAN
7 43 (8.11%) WAN
8 36 (6.79%) VPN
9 32 (6.04%) VoIP
10 29 (5.47%) TCP/IP
11 21 (3.96%) NAS
11 21 (3.96%) Remote Desktop
12 20 (3.77%) Unified Communications
13 18 (3.40%) Internet
14 15 (2.83%) Wireless
15 14 (2.64%) SMTP
16 12 (2.26%) iSCSI
16 12 (2.26%) Wi-Fi
17 10 (1.89%) SMS
17 10 (1.89%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (14.53%) SQL Server
2 33 (6.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 27 (5.09%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (1.51%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (1.13%) MySQL
6 4 (0.75%) MS Access
6 4 (0.75%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (0.38%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.38%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (0.38%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.19%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.19%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.19%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (0.19%) JIRA
1 1 (0.19%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 76 (14.34%) Finance
2 25 (4.72%) Banking
3 15 (2.83%) Law
4 14 (2.64%) Manufacturing
5 8 (1.51%) Legal
5 8 (1.51%) Telecoms
6 7 (1.32%) Retail
7 6 (1.13%) Back Office
8 4 (0.75%) Local Government
9 3 (0.57%) Billing
9 3 (0.57%) Games
9 3 (0.57%) Marketing
10 2 (0.38%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.38%) Electronics
11 1 (0.19%) Advertising
11 1 (0.19%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.19%) Military
11 1 (0.19%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 130 (24.53%) Analyst
2 83 (15.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 62 (11.70%) Support Engineer
4 48 (9.06%) Consultant
5 45 (8.49%) 2nd Line Support
5 45 (8.49%) Support Analyst
6 36 (6.79%) Administrator
6 36 (6.79%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 35 (6.60%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 34 (6.42%) 3rd Line Support
9 32 (6.04%) Messaging Engineer
10 27 (5.09%) Office 365 Engineer
11 25 (4.72%) Exchange Engineer
11 25 (4.72%) Windows Engineer
12 24 (4.53%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 24 (4.53%) Desktop Support
12 24 (4.53%) Systems Administrator
13 23 (4.34%) Infrastructure Support
13 23 (4.34%) Server Engineer
14 22 (4.15%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (0.94%) SailPoint
2 4 (0.75%) WAP
3 3 (0.57%) Web Services
4 2 (0.38%) 802.1X
4 2 (0.38%) LAMP
5 1 (0.19%) .NET
5 1 (0.19%) COM+
5 1 (0.19%) Flash
5 1 (0.19%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 49 (9.25%) Data Centre
2 38 (7.17%) Analytical Skills
3 36 (6.79%) Blackberry
4 22 (4.15%) Fat Client
4 22 (4.15%) Replication
4 22 (4.15%) Thin Client
5 18 (3.40%) Clustering
6 17 (3.21%) Video Conferencing
7 15 (2.83%) Management Information System
8 10 (1.89%) Driving Licence
8 10 (1.89%) PKI
9 9 (1.70%) Computer Science
9 9 (1.70%) Enterprise Software
9 9 (1.70%) iPhone
10 7 (1.32%) EMC VNX
10 7 (1.32%) iPad
10 7 (1.32%) Life Science
11 5 (0.94%) RIA
12 3 (0.57%) BYOD
12 3 (0.57%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 381 (71.89%) Windows
2 248 (46.79%) Windows Server
3 215 (40.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 204 (38.49%) Windows Server 2012
5 111 (20.94%) Windows 7
6 85 (16.04%) Windows 10
7 79 (14.91%) Windows Server 2003
8 35 (6.60%) Windows 8
9 24 (4.53%) Linux
10 21 (3.96%) Android
10 21 (3.96%) Windows XP
11 16 (3.02%) Apple iOS
12 13 (2.45%) Unix
13 8 (1.51%) CentOS
14 5 (0.94%) Mac OS X
15 3 (0.57%) Solaris
15 3 (0.57%) Windows Mobile
16 2 (0.38%) Windows 2000
16 2 (0.38%) Windows 2000 Server
16 2 (0.38%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (28.68%) Migration
2 102 (19.25%) ITIL
3 45 (8.49%) Disaster Recovery
4 27 (5.09%) Service Management
5 26 (4.91%) Task Automation
6 23 (4.34%) ITIL V3
7 21 (3.96%) Capacity Planning
7 21 (3.96%) Change Management
8 20 (3.77%) Mobile Device Management
8 20 (3.77%) Project Management
9 18 (3.40%) Security Patching
10 16 (3.02%) Identity Access Management
10 16 (3.02%) Service Delivery
11 15 (2.83%) Data Protection
12 14 (2.64%) PRINCE2
12 14 (2.64%) Problem Management
13 13 (2.45%) Incident Management
14 12 (2.26%) Virtual Environments
15 11 (2.08%) Change Control
15 11 (2.08%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 146 (27.55%) PowerShell
2 51 (9.62%) SQL
3 15 (2.83%) VBScript
4 12 (2.26%) VB
5 6 (1.13%) PHP
6 5 (0.94%) C
7 2 (0.38%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.19%) C#
Qualifications
1 85 (16.04%) Security Cleared
2 82 (15.47%) Microsoft Certification
3 70 (13.21%) SC Cleared
4 50 (9.43%) MCSE
5 25 (4.72%) MCSA
6 24 (4.53%) Degree
7 23 (4.34%) MCP
8 22 (4.15%) Cisco Certification
9 20 (3.77%) CCNA
10 15 (2.83%) BPSS Clearance
10 15 (2.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 13 (2.45%) MCITP
12 12 (2.26%) DV Cleared
13 9 (1.70%) Computer Science Degree
13 9 (1.70%) ITIL Certification
14 6 (1.13%) CCA
14 6 (1.13%) Citrix Certification
15 5 (0.94%) DBS Check
16 4 (0.75%) CCNP
16 4 (0.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (6.42%) SLA
2 13 (2.45%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.57%) QA
4 1 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 394 (74.34%) Active Directory
2 112 (21.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 73 (13.77%) Hyper-V
4 52 (9.81%) XenApp
5 41 (7.74%) vSphere
6 39 (7.36%) XenDesktop
7 28 (5.28%) VMware ESXi
8 14 (2.64%) DFS Replication
8 14 (2.64%) Microsoft App-V
8 14 (2.64%) XenServer
9 11 (2.08%) Virtual Machines
9 11 (2.08%) Virtual Servers
10 7 (1.32%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 7 (1.32%) VMware Server
11 6 (1.13%) Samba
11 6 (1.13%) Squid
11 6 (1.13%) Terminal Services
12 5 (0.94%) Terminal Server
12 5 (0.94%) VMware Workstation
13 4 (0.75%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 95 (17.92%) SCCM
2 32 (6.04%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 28 (5.28%) AirWatch
4 22 (4.15%) SCOM
5 20 (3.77%) WSUS
6 19 (3.58%) Backup Exec
7 13 (2.45%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 13 (2.45%) NetBackup
8 12 (2.26%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 12 (2.26%) Microsoft Intune
9 11 (2.08%) Norton AntiVirus
10 9 (1.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 6 (1.13%) EMC NetWorker
11 6 (1.13%) Failover Clustering
11 6 (1.13%) Microsoft Clustering
11 6 (1.13%) Nagios
11 6 (1.13%) Webmin
11 6 (1.13%) WMI
11 6 (1.13%) Xymon
12 5 (0.94%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 289 (54.53%) Microsoft
2 222 (41.89%) VMware
3 146 (27.55%) Citrix
4 95 (17.92%) Cisco
5 67 (12.64%) HP
6 48 (9.06%) Symantec
7 35 (6.60%) NetApp
8 30 (5.66%) EMC
9 26 (4.91%) Dell
10 21 (3.96%) Veeam
11 18 (3.40%) MobileIron
12 17 (3.21%) ServiceNow
13 16 (3.02%) Apple
13 16 (3.02%) McAfee
14 15 (2.83%) AppSense
15 14 (2.64%) CommVault
15 14 (2.64%) Sophos
16 12 (2.26%) Adobe
17 11 (2.08%) Intel
17 11 (2.08%) Oracle