Period
to 19 September 2018

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 19 September 2018 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
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 453 417 343
Rank change year-on-year -36 -74 -67
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2010 504 557 782
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.49% 0.56% 0.73%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.92% 3.36% 3.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 335 375 460
UK median daily rate £301 £315 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.44% +0.80% +0.81%
10th Percentile £157 £131 £170
90th Percentile £438 £475 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £309 £310
% change year-on-year +5.26% -0.40% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 37 80
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +3.03% -17.50%
10th Percentile £13.50 £11.05 £11.25
90th Percentile £43.25 £48.75 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year - -5.41% -7.50%

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

All Application Platform Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 17,246 16,556 19,847
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.73% 16.77% 18.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,297 10,730 13,110
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +4.17% +5.00%
10th Percentile £269 £263 £255
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 427 417 499
UK median hourly rate £20.50 £20.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.50% -2.44% +2.50%
10th Percentile £12.22 £10.90 £12.00
90th Percentile £51.25 £48.75 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.13 £19.99 £21.00
% change year-on-year +0.70% -4.83% +5.00%

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 19 September 2018.

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 19 September 2018.

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 19 September 2018. 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 -58 441 £301 -5.94% 111
UK excluding London -69 314 £325 +5.26% 76
London +48 178 £251 -26.32% 41
North of England -67 87 £275 -10.42% 22
South East -40 72 £363 +15.08% 15
North West -26 63 £275 -18.52% 11
Midlands +6 42 £275 +29.53% 7
Scotland -19 38 £375 +22.95%
South West -28 38 £325 -7.14% 15
West Midlands -13 27 £325 +36.84% 5
East of England -15 26 £375 +7.91% 11
Yorkshire -19 22 £308 -1.60% 11
East Midlands +12 16 £130 -20.00% 2
Wales -12 8 £369 +99.32% 5
Northern Ireland +42 5 £650 +160.00%
North East -42 2 £270 -10.74%

For the 6 months to 19 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Exchange Server 2010 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads with a requirement for Exchange Server 2010.

1 504 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 402 (79.76%) Windows
3 343 (68.06%) Active Directory
4 333 (66.07%) Microsoft
5 258 (51.19%) Windows Server
6 253 (50.20%) Office 365
7 203 (40.28%) VMware
8 196 (38.89%) Windows Server 2008
9 171 (33.93%) Windows Server 2012
10 148 (29.37%) PowerShell
11 145 (28.77%) ITIL
12 144 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2013
13 130 (25.79%) DNS
14 128 (25.40%) VMware Infrastructure
15 122 (24.21%) Skype for Business
16 121 (24.01%) Windows 10
17 117 (23.21%) Windows 7
18 112 (22.22%) SCCM
19 106 (21.03%) Microsoft Office
20 105 (20.83%) Citrix
21 100 (19.84%) DHCP
22 94 (18.65%) Migration
23 93 (18.45%) Hyper-V
24 92 (18.25%) Skype
25 90 (17.86%) SQL Server
26 88 (17.46%) Infrastructure Engineering
27 81 (16.07%) Windows Server 2003
28 78 (15.48%) Microsoft Azure
29 74 (14.68%) Exchange Server 2007
29 74 (14.68%) Microsoft Certification

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
1 504 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 144 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2013
3 122 (24.21%) Skype for Business
4 74 (14.68%) Exchange Server 2007
5 69 (13.69%) SharePoint
6 37 (7.34%) Exchange Server 2003
7 36 (7.14%) SharePoint 2013
8 24 (4.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 19 (3.77%) Office Communications Server
10 11 (2.18%) IIS
11 3 (0.60%) OpenStack
11 3 (0.60%) Site Server
12 2 (0.40%) MS Project Server
13 1 (0.20%) Confluence
13 1 (0.20%) IBM Notes
13 1 (0.20%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 106 (21.03%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (2.38%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (1.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.20%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.40%) Infor SunSystems
2 2 (0.40%) ReMetrica
3 1 (0.20%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 253 (50.20%) Office 365
2 78 (15.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 37 (7.34%) Amazon AWS
4 33 (6.55%) Mimecast
5 20 (3.97%) Azure Active Directory
6 9 (1.79%) IaaS
6 9 (1.79%) OneDrive
7 7 (1.39%) SaaS
8 6 (1.19%) Yammer
9 4 (0.79%) iTunes
9 4 (0.79%) PaaS
10 3 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (0.40%) G Suite
12 1 (0.20%) Dynamics 365
12 1 (0.20%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (0.20%) GoToWebinar
Communications & Networking
1 130 (25.79%) DNS
2 100 (19.84%) DHCP
3 92 (18.25%) Skype
4 61 (12.10%) LAN
5 53 (10.52%) WAN
6 52 (10.32%) Firewall
7 45 (8.93%) TCP/IP
7 45 (8.93%) VPN
8 33 (6.55%) SMTP
9 28 (5.56%) SAN
10 23 (4.56%) Unified Communications
11 22 (4.37%) VoIP
12 21 (4.17%) FCoE
13 14 (2.78%) Internet
13 14 (2.78%) WebEx
14 10 (1.98%) Remote Desktop
14 10 (1.98%) VLAN
15 9 (1.79%) NetScaler
16 6 (1.19%) Network Security
16 6 (1.19%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (17.86%) SQL Server
2 45 (8.93%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (3.97%) SQL Server 2005
4 12 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.40%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 7 (1.39%) JIRA
2 3 (0.60%) AdminStudio
3 2 (0.40%) MSI
General
1 68 (13.49%) Finance
2 20 (3.97%) Banking
3 18 (3.57%) Telecoms
4 16 (3.17%) Retail
5 15 (2.98%) Back Office
6 12 (2.38%) Legal
7 8 (1.59%) Manufacturing
8 6 (1.19%) Investment Banking
8 6 (1.19%) Law
9 5 (0.99%) Marketing
10 3 (0.60%) Games
10 3 (0.60%) Local Government
11 2 (0.40%) Advertising
11 2 (0.40%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.20%) Billing
12 1 (0.20%) Electronics
12 1 (0.20%) Music Industry
12 1 (0.20%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 93 (18.45%) Analyst
2 83 (16.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 55 (10.91%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 50 (9.92%) Support Engineer
5 46 (9.13%) 2nd Line Support
6 43 (8.53%) Support Analyst
7 38 (7.54%) Server Engineer
8 35 (6.94%) Administrator
9 34 (6.75%) Messaging Engineer
10 30 (5.95%) 3rd Line Support
10 30 (5.95%) Systems Engineer
11 28 (5.56%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
11 28 (5.56%) Office 365 Engineer
12 27 (5.36%) Exchange Engineer
13 25 (4.96%) Service Analyst
14 23 (4.56%) Service Desk Analyst
14 23 (4.56%) Windows Engineer
15 19 (3.77%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
15 19 (3.77%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
15 19 (3.77%) Active Directory Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.19%) Web Services
2 4 (0.79%) .NET
2 4 (0.79%) ADSI
2 4 (0.79%) LDAP
2 4 (0.79%) WSH
3 3 (0.60%) Apache Axis
3 3 (0.60%) XMPP
4 2 (0.40%) CSS
4 2 (0.40%) HTML
5 1 (0.20%) MAPI
5 1 (0.20%) OAuth
5 1 (0.20%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 65 (12.90%) Clustering
2 45 (8.93%) Data Centre
3 32 (6.35%) Analytical Skills
4 28 (5.56%) Blackberry
5 21 (4.17%) CLARiiON
6 18 (3.57%) iPhone
6 18 (3.57%) Smartphone
7 16 (3.17%) Computer Science
8 13 (2.58%) Self-Motivation
9 12 (2.38%) PKI
10 11 (2.18%) Handset
11 10 (1.98%) Fat Client
11 10 (1.98%) iPad
11 10 (1.98%) Replication
11 10 (1.98%) Thin Client
12 8 (1.59%) Management Information System
13 7 (1.39%) Video Conferencing
14 6 (1.19%) Driving Licence
14 6 (1.19%) Public Cloud
15 5 (0.99%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 402 (79.76%) Windows
2 258 (51.19%) Windows Server
3 196 (38.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 171 (33.93%) Windows Server 2012
5 121 (24.01%) Windows 10
6 117 (23.21%) Windows 7
7 81 (16.07%) Windows Server 2003
8 37 (7.34%) Linux
8 37 (7.34%) Windows 8
9 24 (4.76%) Apple iOS
9 24 (4.76%) Windows XP
10 17 (3.37%) Android
11 13 (2.58%) Mac OS
12 4 (0.79%) Mac OS X
12 4 (0.79%) Windows Phone
13 3 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (0.60%) Windows 2000 Server
14 2 (0.40%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.40%) Unix
15 1 (0.20%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (28.77%) ITIL
2 94 (18.65%) Migration
3 88 (17.46%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 57 (11.31%) Problem-Solving
5 37 (7.34%) Change Management
6 36 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
7 32 (6.35%) Capacity Planning
8 31 (6.15%) Virtual Environments
9 30 (5.95%) ITIL V3
9 30 (5.95%) Network Load Balancing
10 28 (5.56%) Service Management
11 24 (4.76%) Server Management
12 23 (4.56%) Patch Management
13 19 (3.77%) Presales
14 17 (3.37%) Mobile Device Management
15 16 (3.17%) Kalman Filter
16 15 (2.98%) Decision-Making
16 15 (2.98%) Mentoring
16 15 (2.98%) PRINCE2
16 15 (2.98%) Server Patching
Programming Languages
1 148 (29.37%) PowerShell
2 73 (14.48%) SQL
3 14 (2.78%) VBScript
4 5 (0.99%) C
5 2 (0.40%) C#
5 2 (0.40%) Java
5 2 (0.40%) VB
6 1 (0.20%) LINC
6 1 (0.20%) Python
6 1 (0.20%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 74 (14.68%) Microsoft Certification
2 52 (10.32%) Security Cleared
3 47 (9.33%) MCSE
4 42 (8.33%) SC Cleared
5 35 (6.94%) Degree
6 25 (4.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 21 (4.17%) MCSA
7 21 (4.17%) Novell Certification
8 16 (3.17%) CCNA
8 16 (3.17%) Cisco Certification
9 15 (2.98%) ITIL Certification
9 15 (2.98%) MCITP
10 14 (2.78%) DV Cleared
11 12 (2.38%) Computer Science Degree
12 6 (1.19%) CCNP
13 5 (0.99%) MCP
14 4 (0.79%) BPSS Clearance
15 2 (0.40%) A+ Certification
15 2 (0.40%) MCSD
15 2 (0.40%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (5.56%) SLA
2 7 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (1.39%) PMO
3 6 (1.19%) Disclosure Scotland
4 4 (0.79%) GDPR
5 3 (0.60%) QA
5 3 (0.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.40%) Government Security Classifications
6 2 (0.40%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (0.20%) COBIT
7 1 (0.20%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.20%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.20%) PMBOK
System Software
1 343 (68.06%) Active Directory
2 128 (25.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 93 (18.45%) Hyper-V
4 68 (13.49%) vSphere
5 59 (11.71%) VMware ESXi
6 52 (10.32%) XenApp
7 27 (5.36%) XenDesktop
8 20 (3.97%) Virtual Machines
9 15 (2.98%) VMware Workstation
10 12 (2.38%) Terminal Services
10 12 (2.38%) VMware Server
10 12 (2.38%) XenServer
11 11 (2.18%) Microsoft App-V
12 8 (1.59%) IAG
12 8 (1.59%) UAG
13 6 (1.19%) Virtual Servers
14 5 (0.99%) BitLocker
14 5 (0.99%) Xen
15 4 (0.79%) Forefront TMG
16 2 (0.40%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 112 (22.22%) SCCM
2 51 (10.12%) Microsoft Clustering
3 44 (8.73%) SCOM
4 25 (4.96%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 22 (4.37%) WSUS
6 20 (3.97%) Backup Exec
7 18 (3.57%) Microsoft Intune
8 16 (3.17%) vCenter Server
9 13 (2.58%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 12 (2.38%) NetBackup
11 11 (2.18%) AirWatch
12 10 (1.98%) McAfee ePO
13 9 (1.79%) Failover Clustering
13 9 (1.79%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
13 9 (1.79%) PingFederate
14 7 (1.39%) Single Sign-On
15 6 (1.19%) Cisco CUCM
15 6 (1.19%) Nessus
15 6 (1.19%) Norton AntiVirus
16 4 (0.79%) QRadar
Vendors
1 333 (66.07%) Microsoft
2 203 (40.28%) VMware
3 105 (20.83%) Citrix
4 69 (13.69%) HP
5 63 (12.50%) Cisco
6 44 (8.73%) Symantec
7 39 (7.74%) EMC
8 32 (6.35%) Apple
9 30 (5.95%) NetApp
10 28 (5.56%) McAfee
11 27 (5.36%) CommVault
12 22 (4.37%) SolarWinds
13 20 (3.97%) Dell
13 20 (3.97%) Trend Micro
14 17 (3.37%) Veeam
15 15 (2.98%) Ivanti
16 13 (2.58%) Avaya
17 12 (2.38%) Clearswift
17 12 (2.38%) IBM
18 11 (2.18%) Remedy