Period
to 31 March 2020

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 31 March 2020 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
31 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 521 564 506
Rank change year-on-year +43 -58 -98
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2010 181 346 424
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.29% 0.36% 0.41%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.03% 2.23% 2.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 241 279
Median daily rate £338 £325 £293
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.85% +11.11% -2.50%
10th Percentile £152 £130 £130
90th Percentile £500 £488 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £328 £277
% change year-on-year +6.87% +18.44% -7.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 32
Median hourly rate £19.90 £17.25 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.36% +13.11% -4.69%
10th Percentile £13.20 £13.60 £10.50
90th Percentile £33.20 £36.58 £23.92
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.90 £16.21 £15.50
% change year-on-year +22.76% +4.58% -3.13%

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 8,937 15,517 16,739
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.33% 16.09% 16.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,616 10,018 11,084
Median daily rate £462 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.79% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £261 £283 £263
90th Percentile £644 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £428 £403
% change year-on-year -0.70% +6.34% +1.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 229 311 367
Median hourly rate £22.50 £18.75 £18.64
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +0.62% -1.92%
10th Percentile £11.93 £12.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.00 £48.75 £47.50
Median hourly rate £19.90 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +17.06% -2.86% -6.32%

Exchange Server 2010
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Exchange Server 2010 in the UK

Exchange Server 2010
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Exchange Server 2010.

Daily rate trend for Exchange Server 2010 in the UK

Exchange Server 2010
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Exchange Server 2010 over the 6 months to 31 March 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Exchange Server 2010 in the UK

Exchange Server 2010
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Exchange Server 2010.

Hourly rate trend for Exchange Server 2010 in the UK

Exchange Server 2010
Hourly Rate Histogram

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Exchange Server 2010 over the 6 months to 31 March 2020.

Hourly rate histogram for Exchange Server 2010 in the UK

Exchange Server 2010
Top 14 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 31 March 2020. 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 +19 171 £335 +3.08% 72
UK excluding London +15 94 £350 +6.87% 52
London +95 86 £290 -9.38% 23
North of England +63 27 £370 +2.07% 13
South East +42 26 £400 +6.67% 13
South West +23 15 £274 -16.41% 10
North West +37 14 £450 +38.46% 3
Yorkshire +42 13 £325 -23.53% 5
Midlands +52 9 £275 -15.38% 6
Scotland +18 9 £400 +39.13% 3
East of England +23 8 £275 -22.81% 7
West Midlands +46 6 £269 -17.31% 4
East Midlands +22 3 £288 -11.54% 2
Work from Home +13 2 - - 1

For the 6 months to 31 March 2020, 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.

1 181 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 123 (67.96%) Windows
3 115 (63.54%) Active Directory
4 102 (56.35%) Microsoft
5 100 (55.25%) Office 365
6 62 (34.25%) VMware
7 61 (33.70%) Windows Server 2008
8 60 (33.15%) Windows Server
9 57 (31.49%) PowerShell
10 55 (30.39%) DNS
11 54 (29.83%) Citrix
11 54 (29.83%) Azure
11 54 (29.83%) Windows 10
12 53 (29.28%) Windows Server 2012
13 49 (27.07%) DHCP
14 47 (25.97%) ITIL
15 46 (25.41%) Migration
15 46 (25.41%) Windows 7
16 43 (23.76%) Microsoft Office
16 43 (23.76%) Skype for Business
17 38 (20.99%) Cisco
18 36 (19.89%) VMware Infrastructure
18 36 (19.89%) Skype
19 35 (19.34%) Exchange Server 2013
20 32 (17.68%) Security Cleared
21 29 (16.02%) ITIL Certification
22 25 (13.81%) Microsoft Certification
22 25 (13.81%) SQL Server
23 24 (13.26%) Infrastructure Engineering
24 23 (12.71%) VPN

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
1 181 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 43 (23.76%) Skype for Business
3 35 (19.34%) Exchange Server 2013
4 13 (7.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 12 (6.63%) SharePoint
6 10 (5.52%) Exchange Server 2007
7 8 (4.42%) Exchange Server 2003
7 8 (4.42%) IIS
8 3 (1.66%) Apache
9 2 (1.10%) Office Communications Server
9 2 (1.10%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (1.10%) Tomcat
9 2 (1.10%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.55%) Exchange Server 5.5
10 1 (0.55%) Umbraco
Applications
1 43 (23.76%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.66%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (2.76%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (1.66%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.10%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 100 (55.25%) Office 365
2 54 (29.83%) Azure
3 16 (8.84%) Azure Active Directory
4 13 (7.18%) OneDrive
5 12 (6.63%) AWS
6 8 (4.42%) Mimecast
7 7 (3.87%) G Suite
8 5 (2.76%) Power Platform
8 5 (2.76%) PowerApps
9 4 (2.21%) IaaS
10 2 (1.10%) OpenShift
10 2 (1.10%) Yammer
11 1 (0.55%) GCP
11 1 (0.55%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 55 (30.39%) DNS
2 49 (27.07%) DHCP
3 36 (19.89%) Skype
4 23 (12.71%) VPN
5 20 (11.05%) Firewall
5 20 (11.05%) SAN
6 13 (7.18%) Cisco IOS
6 13 (7.18%) FTP
7 12 (6.63%) NetScaler
8 11 (6.08%) TCP/IP
9 7 (3.87%) Unified Communications
9 7 (3.87%) VLAN
9 7 (3.87%) WAN
10 5 (2.76%) IPv4
10 5 (2.76%) LAN
11 4 (2.21%) DKIM
11 4 (2.21%) DMARC
11 4 (2.21%) PBX
11 4 (2.21%) SMTP
12 3 (1.66%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (13.81%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.76%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (1.66%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (1.66%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (1.66%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.66%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.10%) MySQL
4 2 (1.10%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (0.55%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.55%) Jenkins
General
1 23 (12.71%) Finance
2 11 (6.08%) Law
3 8 (4.42%) Banking
4 6 (3.31%) Legal
4 6 (3.31%) Public Sector
5 4 (2.21%) Back Office
6 2 (1.10%) Police
7 1 (0.55%) Housing Association
7 1 (0.55%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.55%) Retail
7 1 (0.55%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.55%) Social Housing
Job Titles
1 34 (18.78%) Support Engineer
2 32 (17.68%) Analyst
3 22 (12.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 15 (8.29%) 2nd Line Support
4 15 (8.29%) Service Analyst
5 14 (7.73%) Architect
5 14 (7.73%) IT Support
5 14 (7.73%) Service Desk Analyst
6 13 (7.18%) 3rd Line Support
6 13 (7.18%) Consultant
7 12 (6.63%) Exchange Engineer
8 11 (6.08%) Technical Support
9 10 (5.52%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 10 (5.52%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 10 (5.52%) IT Engineer
10 9 (4.97%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 9 (4.97%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 9 (4.97%) Office 365 Engineer
11 8 (4.42%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 8 (4.42%) Citrix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.10%) LDAP
1 2 (1.10%) OAuth
1 2 (1.10%) SailPoint
1 2 (1.10%) SAML
2 1 (0.55%) .NET
2 1 (0.55%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.55%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 20 (11.05%) Blackberry
2 16 (8.84%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (7.73%) iPhone
3 14 (7.73%) Smartphone
4 8 (4.42%) Clustering
4 8 (4.42%) HP StoreVirtual
5 7 (3.87%) Management Information System
6 6 (3.31%) Fibre Optics
6 6 (3.31%) Self-Motivation
7 5 (2.76%) Data Centre
8 4 (2.21%) PKI
9 2 (1.10%) Replication
10 1 (0.55%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.55%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.55%) Greenfield Project
10 1 (0.55%) iPad
10 1 (0.55%) Life Science
10 1 (0.55%) Mobile Computing
10 1 (0.55%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.55%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 123 (67.96%) Windows
2 61 (33.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 60 (33.15%) Windows Server
4 54 (29.83%) Windows 10
5 53 (29.28%) Windows Server 2012
6 46 (25.41%) Windows 7
7 22 (12.15%) Windows Server 2016
8 17 (9.39%) Android
9 14 (7.73%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (4.97%) Linux
11 8 (4.42%) Windows Server 2019
12 6 (3.31%) Apple iOS
13 5 (2.76%) Windows 8
14 4 (2.21%) Windows XP
15 1 (0.55%) CentOS
15 1 (0.55%) Windows 2000 Server
15 1 (0.55%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (25.97%) ITIL
2 46 (25.41%) Migration
3 24 (13.26%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 18 (9.94%) Problem-Solving
5 14 (7.73%) High Availability
6 13 (7.18%) Mentoring
7 11 (6.08%) Patch Management
8 10 (5.52%) Data Protection
9 8 (4.42%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (4.42%) Problem Management
9 8 (4.42%) Project Management
9 8 (4.42%) Root Cause Analysis
10 6 (3.31%) Antivirus Management
10 6 (3.31%) Change Management
10 6 (3.31%) Incident Management
10 6 (3.31%) Server Management
10 6 (3.31%) Time Management
11 5 (2.76%) Availability Management
11 5 (2.76%) Performance Management
11 5 (2.76%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 57 (31.49%) PowerShell
2 14 (7.73%) SQL
3 3 (1.66%) C
4 2 (1.10%) VBA
5 1 (0.55%) Java
5 1 (0.55%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.55%) VB
Qualifications
1 32 (17.68%) Security Cleared
2 29 (16.02%) ITIL Certification
3 25 (13.81%) Microsoft Certification
4 23 (12.71%) SC Cleared
5 15 (8.29%) DV Cleared
5 15 (8.29%) MCP
6 12 (6.63%) MCSE
7 11 (6.08%) MCSA
8 8 (4.42%) MCITP
9 7 (3.87%) CCNA
9 7 (3.87%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (2.21%) Degree
11 3 (1.66%) Computer Science Degree
11 3 (1.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 2 (1.10%) CCNP
12 2 (1.10%) Citrix Certification
12 2 (1.10%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 2 (1.10%) MCTS
12 2 (1.10%) VCAP
13 1 (0.55%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.42%) SLA
2 7 (3.87%) Government Security Classifications
2 7 (3.87%) NCSC
3 3 (1.66%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 2 (1.10%) GDPR
System Software
1 115 (63.54%) Active Directory
2 36 (19.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (12.15%) Hyper-V
4 20 (11.05%) VMware ESXi
5 19 (10.50%) XenApp
6 17 (9.39%) vSphere
7 9 (4.97%) Virtual Machines
7 9 (4.97%) XenDesktop
8 2 (1.10%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 2 (1.10%) Docker
8 2 (1.10%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.55%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
9 1 (0.55%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.55%) Postfix
9 1 (0.55%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.55%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 17 (9.39%) Microsoft Intune
2 15 (8.29%) AirWatch
3 14 (7.73%) SCCM
4 9 (4.97%) Microsoft Clustering
4 9 (4.97%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 7 (3.87%) Backup Exec
6 6 (3.31%) Norton AntiVirus
6 6 (3.31%) WSUS
7 5 (2.76%) NetBackup
8 4 (2.21%) vMotion
9 3 (1.66%) McAfee ePO
10 2 (1.10%) Ansible
10 2 (1.10%) EMC NetWorker
10 2 (1.10%) Opscode Chef
10 2 (1.10%) SCOM
10 2 (1.10%) SolarWinds Orion
10 2 (1.10%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 2 (1.10%) vCenter Server
11 1 (0.55%) SCOrch
11 1 (0.55%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 102 (56.35%) Microsoft
2 62 (34.25%) VMware
3 54 (29.83%) Citrix
4 38 (20.99%) Cisco
5 20 (11.05%) HP
6 15 (8.29%) Ivanti
7 14 (7.73%) ServiceNow
7 14 (7.73%) Sophos
7 14 (7.73%) Symantec
8 13 (7.18%) NetApp
9 10 (5.52%) Dell
9 10 (5.52%) Remedy
9 10 (5.52%) Veritas
10 8 (4.42%) Google
11 7 (3.87%) OpenText
11 7 (3.87%) Proofpoint
11 7 (3.87%) Sonus
12 6 (3.31%) MobileIron
12 6 (3.31%) Okta
13 5 (2.76%) Lumension