Period
to 4 July 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 4 July 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
4 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 449 554 475
Rank change year-on-year +105 -79 -68
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2010 133 314 492
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.32% 0.34% 0.47%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.18% 2.14% 2.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 219 317
Median daily rate £338 £325 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.85% +13.04% -8.00%
10th Percentile £163 £135 £130
90th Percentile £515 £488 £444
UK excluding London median daily rate £344 £325 £278
% change year-on-year +5.77% +17.12% -10.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 8 30
Median hourly rate £16.00 £18.38 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.93% +5.00% +6.06%
10th Percentile £11.73 £15.32 £10.95
90th Percentile £30.93 £28.00 £32.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.63 £16.21 £17.50
% change year-on-year -3.61% -7.37% +7.69%

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 6,096 14,689 17,084
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.76% 15.73% 16.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,794 9,357 11,245
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £263
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 161 336 402
Median hourly rate £24.10 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.50% - +2.56%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.00 £11.67
90th Percentile £51.75 £49.13 £49.88
Median hourly rate £20.00 £18.25 £18.50
% change year-on-year +9.59% -1.35% -2.63%

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 4 July 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 4 July 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 4 July 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 +105 121 £350 +7.69% 19
UK excluding London +65 67 £344 +5.77% 16
London +165 60 £350 +7.69% 3
North of England +98 28 £300 -20.00% 2
South East +93 22 £413 +65.00% 5
Yorkshire +65 16 £325 -20.00% 1
North West +68 12 £275 -14.06% 1
Work from Home +1 9 £243 -44.89% 1
Scotland +58 6 £350 +21.74%
South West +29 6 £288 -12.21% 6
Midlands +77 3 £275 -15.38% 3
East of England +47 3 £155 -52.31%
East Midlands +51 2 £288 -11.54% 2
West Midlands +58 1 £275 -21.43% 1

For the 6 months to 4 July 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.

1 133 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 91 (68.42%) Windows
3 87 (65.41%) Active Directory
4 86 (64.66%) Microsoft
5 63 (47.37%) Office 365
6 52 (39.10%) VMware
7 48 (36.09%) Windows Server 2008
8 46 (34.59%) Windows Server 2012
9 43 (32.33%) Windows Server
10 36 (27.07%) Migration
10 36 (27.07%) ITIL
11 35 (26.32%) PowerShell
11 35 (26.32%) Azure
12 34 (25.56%) DNS
13 33 (24.81%) Citrix
13 33 (24.81%) VMware Infrastructure
14 32 (24.06%) Windows 10
15 30 (22.56%) Skype for Business
16 27 (20.30%) VMware ESXi
16 27 (20.30%) DHCP
17 24 (18.05%) Windows 7
17 24 (18.05%) Security Cleared
18 22 (16.54%) Microsoft Office
18 22 (16.54%) SQL Server
18 22 (16.54%) Skype
19 21 (15.79%) Windows Server 2016
19 21 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
19 21 (15.79%) SAN
19 21 (15.79%) HP
20 20 (15.04%) Firewall

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
1 133 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 30 (22.56%) Skype for Business
3 19 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
4 16 (12.03%) Exchange Server 2007
5 12 (9.02%) SharePoint
6 7 (5.26%) IIS
6 7 (5.26%) SharePoint 2013
7 5 (3.76%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (2.26%) Apache
8 3 (2.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (2.26%) Office Communications Server
9 2 (1.50%) Tomcat
9 2 (1.50%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.75%) CMS
10 1 (0.75%) Umbraco
Applications
1 22 (16.54%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.75%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.50%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (1.50%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 63 (47.37%) Office 365
2 35 (26.32%) Azure
3 14 (10.53%) OneDrive
4 11 (8.27%) Azure Active Directory
5 9 (6.77%) Mimecast
6 5 (3.76%) Power Platform
6 5 (3.76%) PowerApps
7 4 (3.01%) AWS
8 2 (1.50%) G Suite
8 2 (1.50%) OpenShift
8 2 (1.50%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 34 (25.56%) DNS
2 27 (20.30%) DHCP
3 22 (16.54%) Skype
4 21 (15.79%) SAN
5 20 (15.04%) Firewall
6 13 (9.77%) NetScaler
6 13 (9.77%) VPN
7 7 (5.26%) TCP/IP
8 6 (4.51%) NAS
9 5 (3.76%) IPv4
9 5 (3.76%) LAN
9 5 (3.76%) WAN
9 5 (3.76%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (3.01%) Network Security
11 3 (2.26%) Cisco IOS
11 3 (2.26%) FTP
11 3 (2.26%) PBX
11 3 (2.26%) SMTP
11 3 (2.26%) VLAN
11 3 (2.26%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (16.54%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.02%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (2.26%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (2.26%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (1.50%) MySQL
4 2 (1.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (0.75%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.75%) Jenkins
General
1 12 (9.02%) Finance
2 8 (6.02%) Banking
3 7 (5.26%) Public Sector
4 2 (1.50%) International Banking
4 2 (1.50%) Law
4 2 (1.50%) Legal
4 2 (1.50%) Police
4 2 (1.50%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.75%) Housing Association
5 1 (0.75%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.75%) Retail
5 1 (0.75%) Social Housing
Job Titles
1 25 (18.80%) Support Engineer
2 19 (14.29%) Analyst
3 17 (12.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 12 (9.02%) Exchange Engineer
4 12 (9.02%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 10 (7.52%) IT Support
6 9 (6.77%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 9 (6.77%) 2nd Line Support
6 9 (6.77%) Citrix Engineer
6 9 (6.77%) IT Engineer
7 8 (6.02%) Messaging Engineer
7 8 (6.02%) Technical Support
8 7 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 7 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
8 7 (5.26%) Office 365 Engineer
8 7 (5.26%) Support Officer
9 6 (4.51%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 6 (4.51%) Architect
9 6 (4.51%) Infrastructure Support
9 6 (4.51%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.50%) SailPoint
1 2 (1.50%) Web Services
2 1 (0.75%) HTML
2 1 (0.75%) LDAP
2 1 (0.75%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.28%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (6.77%) Blackberry
3 8 (6.02%) Clustering
3 8 (6.02%) HP StoreVirtual
4 7 (5.26%) iPhone
5 5 (3.76%) Fibre Optics
5 5 (3.76%) Management Information System
5 5 (3.76%) Smartphone
6 4 (3.01%) Data Centre
6 4 (3.01%) PKI
7 3 (2.26%) BYOD
7 3 (2.26%) iPad
7 3 (2.26%) NHS
7 3 (2.26%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.75%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.75%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.75%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.75%) Mobile Computing
8 1 (0.75%) RSA SecurID
8 1 (0.75%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 91 (68.42%) Windows
2 48 (36.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 46 (34.59%) Windows Server 2012
4 43 (32.33%) Windows Server
5 32 (24.06%) Windows 10
6 24 (18.05%) Windows 7
7 21 (15.79%) Windows Server 2016
8 13 (9.77%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (5.26%) Android
10 5 (3.76%) Apple iOS
11 4 (3.01%) Linux
12 2 (1.50%) Windows 8
12 2 (1.50%) Windows Server 2019
13 1 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.75%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (27.07%) ITIL
1 36 (27.07%) Migration
2 18 (13.53%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 15 (11.28%) Problem-Solving
4 13 (9.77%) High Availability
4 13 (9.77%) Root Cause Analysis
5 12 (9.02%) Patch Management
6 11 (8.27%) Mentoring
7 9 (6.77%) Data Protection
8 8 (6.02%) Antivirus Management
8 8 (6.02%) Change Management
9 7 (5.26%) Availability Management
9 7 (5.26%) Capacity Management
9 7 (5.26%) Infrastructure Monitoring
10 6 (4.51%) Incident Management
10 6 (4.51%) Performance Management
10 6 (4.51%) Server Management
11 5 (3.76%) Customer Requirements
11 5 (3.76%) Project Management
12 4 (3.01%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (26.32%) PowerShell
2 15 (11.28%) SQL
3 4 (3.01%) C
4 1 (0.75%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.75%) VB
Qualifications
1 24 (18.05%) Security Cleared
2 21 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
3 18 (13.53%) ITIL Certification
3 18 (13.53%) SC Cleared
4 12 (9.02%) DV Cleared
4 12 (9.02%) MCSA
5 10 (7.52%) MCSE
6 8 (6.02%) MCITP
7 6 (4.51%) MCP
8 3 (2.26%) CCNA
8 3 (2.26%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (2.26%) MCTS
8 3 (2.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (1.50%) CCNP
9 2 (1.50%) Citrix Certification
9 2 (1.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (1.50%) VCAP
10 1 (0.75%) NCDA
10 1 (0.75%) RHCE
10 1 (0.75%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.51%) Government Security Classifications
1 6 (4.51%) NCSC
1 6 (4.51%) SLA
2 2 (1.50%) GDPR
2 2 (1.50%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 87 (65.41%) Active Directory
2 33 (24.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (20.30%) VMware ESXi
4 19 (14.29%) Hyper-V
5 17 (12.78%) XenApp
6 8 (6.02%) Virtual Machines
6 8 (6.02%) XenDesktop
7 7 (5.26%) vSphere
8 4 (3.01%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 2 (1.50%) Docker
10 1 (0.75%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
10 1 (0.75%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.75%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 18 (13.53%) Microsoft Intune
2 9 (6.77%) Microsoft Clustering
3 8 (6.02%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 8 (6.02%) vMotion
4 6 (4.51%) AirWatch
5 5 (3.76%) Norton AntiVirus
5 5 (3.76%) SCCM
5 5 (3.76%) WSUS
6 3 (2.26%) Backup Exec
6 3 (2.26%) NetBackup
6 3 (2.26%) vCenter Server
7 2 (1.50%) Ansible
7 2 (1.50%) Cisco Prime
7 2 (1.50%) EMC NetWorker
7 2 (1.50%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (1.50%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (1.50%) SCOM
7 2 (1.50%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (0.75%) Nagios
Vendors
1 86 (64.66%) Microsoft
2 52 (39.10%) VMware
3 33 (24.81%) Citrix
4 21 (15.79%) HP
5 18 (13.53%) Cisco
6 10 (7.52%) Remedy
6 10 (7.52%) Symantec
7 9 (6.77%) Sophos
8 8 (6.02%) NetApp
9 6 (4.51%) CheckPoint
9 6 (4.51%) Dell
9 6 (4.51%) Meraki
10 5 (3.76%) Lumension
10 5 (3.76%) ProCurve
10 5 (3.76%) ServiceNow
10 5 (3.76%) SolarWinds
10 5 (3.76%) Synology
11 4 (3.01%) Ivanti
11 4 (3.01%) Oracle
11 4 (3.01%) Veritas