Period
to 18 November 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 18 November 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
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 420 362 295
Rank change year-on-year -58 -67 -66
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2010 562 703 964
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.55% 0.67% 0.84%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.31% 3.59% 4.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 360 407 598
UK median daily rate £313 £320 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.11% +3.23% +1.74%
10th Percentile £133 £175 £156
90th Percentile £475 £477 £422
UK excluding London median daily rate £305 £310 £310
% change year-on-year -1.61% - +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 79 65
UK median hourly rate £18.00 £16.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.09% -5.71% -
10th Percentile £10.50 £11.25 £11.60
90th Percentile £48.75 £34.20 £27.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £18.75 £16.64
% change year-on-year +1.33% +12.68% +7.35%

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 16983 19569 20287
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.64% 18.52% 17.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 11149 12702 12762
UK median daily rate £450 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £229
90th Percentile £606 £588 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 431 489 607
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £20.00
10th Percentile £11.00 £12.23 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.83 £48.75 £42.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.73 £19.19
% change year-on-year -3.52% +8.05% +9.63%

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 18 November 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 18 November 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 18 November 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 -45 504 £310 -3.13% 56
UK excluding London +19 416 £305 -1.61% 49
London -117 137 £350 +7.69% 13
North of England +42 136 £313 +0.81% 13
South East +35 130 £300 -11.76% 14
North West +47 65 £284 -9.20% 10
South West +12 51 £415 +27.69% 6
Scotland -8 45 £340 +15.25% 4
Yorkshire +26 37 £350 +16.67% 3
North East +20 34 £320 +3.23%
Midlands +13 32 £244 -15.22% 6
East of England -24 27 £260 +30.00% 4
West Midlands +26 18 £238 -5.00% 4
East Midlands +3 14 £255 -32.00% 2
Wales +11 4 £275 +22.22% 2
Northern Ireland -40 2 - -

For the 6 months to 18 November 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.

1 562 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 408 (72.60%) Windows
3 380 (67.62%) Active Directory
4 279 (49.64%) Office 365
5 275 (48.93%) Microsoft
6 261 (46.44%) Windows Server
7 195 (34.70%) VMware
8 194 (34.52%) Windows Server 2012
9 192 (34.16%) Windows Server 2008
10 182 (32.38%) Migration
11 177 (31.49%) Exchange Server 2013
12 160 (28.47%) Skype for Business
13 131 (23.31%) PowerShell
14 121 (21.53%) ITIL
15 119 (21.17%) Citrix
16 108 (19.22%) SCCM
17 107 (19.04%) Skype
18 106 (18.86%) Windows 7
19 103 (18.33%) VMware Infrastructure
20 96 (17.08%) Microsoft Certification
20 96 (17.08%) Cisco
21 93 (16.55%) Security Cleared
22 88 (15.66%) DNS
23 87 (15.48%) Hyper-V
24 85 (15.12%) Microsoft Office
25 84 (14.95%) SharePoint
26 80 (14.23%) Microsoft Azure
27 78 (13.88%) DHCP
28 74 (13.17%) LAN
28 74 (13.17%) Exchange Server 2007

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
1 562 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 177 (31.49%) Exchange Server 2013
3 160 (28.47%) Skype for Business
4 84 (14.95%) SharePoint
5 74 (13.17%) Exchange Server 2007
6 32 (5.69%) Exchange Server 2003
7 29 (5.16%) SharePoint 2013
8 26 (4.63%) SharePoint 2010
9 24 (4.27%) IIS
10 18 (3.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 9 (1.60%) IBM Notes
11 9 (1.60%) Office Communications Server
12 8 (1.42%) OpenStack
13 4 (0.71%) IBM Domino
13 4 (0.71%) SharePoint Server
14 3 (0.53%) CMS
Applications
1 85 (15.12%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (2.67%) MS Visio
3 13 (2.31%) Acrobat
3 13 (2.31%) PaintShop Pro
4 6 (1.07%) Microsoft Excel
5 5 (0.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (1.07%) Dynamics AX
1 6 (1.07%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.18%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 279 (49.64%) Office 365
2 80 (14.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 28 (4.98%) Azure Active Directory
4 21 (3.74%) OneDrive
5 15 (2.67%) Mimecast
6 12 (2.14%) Amazon AWS
7 11 (1.96%) Yammer
8 8 (1.42%) IaaS
9 2 (0.36%) G Suite
10 1 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.18%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.18%) PaaS
10 1 (0.18%) SaaS
10 1 (0.18%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 107 (19.04%) Skype
2 88 (15.66%) DNS
3 78 (13.88%) DHCP
4 74 (13.17%) LAN
5 67 (11.92%) Firewall
6 66 (11.74%) WAN
7 64 (11.39%) SAN
8 33 (5.87%) VPN
9 30 (5.34%) VoIP
10 29 (5.16%) TCP/IP
11 22 (3.91%) Wireless
12 19 (3.38%) IP Telephony
12 19 (3.38%) Unified Communications
13 18 (3.20%) NAS
14 16 (2.85%) PBX
14 16 (2.85%) Remote Desktop
15 15 (2.67%) Cisco ASA
16 14 (2.49%) SMS
17 12 (2.14%) Internet
17 12 (2.14%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (10.85%) SQL Server
2 32 (5.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (3.56%) SQL Server 2012
4 11 (1.96%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (0.53%) MySQL
6 2 (0.36%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.18%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 9 (1.60%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (1.42%) Visual Studio
General
1 58 (10.32%) Finance
2 22 (3.91%) Banking
3 15 (2.67%) Telecoms
4 11 (1.96%) Back Office
4 11 (1.96%) Legal
5 9 (1.60%) Manufacturing
6 8 (1.42%) Retail
7 5 (0.89%) Law
8 2 (0.36%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.36%) Electronics
8 2 (0.36%) Local Government
8 2 (0.36%) Marketing
9 1 (0.18%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 119 (21.17%) Analyst
2 80 (14.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 51 (9.07%) Consultant
3 51 (9.07%) Support Engineer
4 46 (8.19%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 45 (8.01%) Support Analyst
6 35 (6.23%) Windows Engineer
7 34 (6.05%) Exchange Engineer
8 33 (5.87%) 2nd Line Support
9 32 (5.69%) Desktop Support
9 32 (5.69%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 31 (5.52%) Office 365 Engineer
11 30 (5.34%) 3rd Line Support
11 30 (5.34%) Administrator
11 30 (5.34%) Infrastructure Support
12 26 (4.63%) Office 365 Consultant
13 25 (4.45%) Messaging Engineer
14 24 (4.27%) Exchange Consultant
15 22 (3.91%) Service Analyst
15 22 (3.91%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (1.60%) .NET
2 8 (1.42%) XML
3 2 (0.36%) 802.1X
3 2 (0.36%) CGI
3 2 (0.36%) Velocity
3 2 (0.36%) WAP
4 1 (0.18%) COM+
4 1 (0.18%) Flash
4 1 (0.18%) Middleware
4 1 (0.18%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 41 (7.30%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (5.69%) Data Centre
3 30 (5.34%) Management Information System
4 25 (4.45%) Blackberry
5 17 (3.02%) Fat Client
5 17 (3.02%) Thin Client
6 16 (2.85%) Replication
7 13 (2.31%) Clustering
7 13 (2.31%) Video Conferencing
8 10 (1.78%) EMC VNX
9 9 (1.60%) Driving Licence
9 9 (1.60%) PKI
10 8 (1.42%) HP Storage
10 8 (1.42%) Virtual Team
11 7 (1.25%) Computer Science
11 7 (1.25%) iPhone
12 6 (1.07%) Enterprise Software
13 3 (0.53%) iPad
13 3 (0.53%) Life Science
13 3 (0.53%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 408 (72.60%) Windows
2 261 (46.44%) Windows Server
3 194 (34.52%) Windows Server 2012
4 192 (34.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 106 (18.86%) Windows 7
6 74 (13.17%) Windows 10
7 62 (11.03%) Windows Server 2003
8 46 (8.19%) Windows 8
9 16 (2.85%) Linux
10 15 (2.67%) Android
11 11 (1.96%) Windows XP
12 8 (1.42%) Apple iOS
13 5 (0.89%) Mac OS X
14 4 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 3 (0.53%) CentOS
15 3 (0.53%) Windows 2000 Server
16 2 (0.36%) Windows Phone
17 1 (0.18%) Mac OS X Server
17 1 (0.18%) Windows 2000
17 1 (0.18%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 182 (32.38%) Migration
2 121 (21.53%) ITIL
3 43 (7.65%) Change Management
4 35 (6.23%) Service Management
5 33 (5.87%) Incident Management
6 28 (4.98%) Disaster Recovery
7 26 (4.63%) Service Delivery
8 24 (4.27%) Problem Management
9 22 (3.91%) ITIL V3
10 17 (3.02%) Capacity Planning
10 17 (3.02%) Mobile Device Management
11 16 (2.85%) Change Control
11 16 (2.85%) PRINCE2
12 15 (2.67%) Server Virtualisation
13 14 (2.49%) Root Cause Analysis
13 14 (2.49%) Task Automation
14 13 (2.31%) Operational Acceptance Testing
15 12 (2.14%) Continuous Improvement
15 12 (2.14%) SDLC
15 12 (2.14%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 131 (23.31%) PowerShell
2 21 (3.74%) SQL
3 9 (1.60%) JavaScript
4 8 (1.42%) C#
5 7 (1.25%) VB
5 7 (1.25%) VBScript
6 3 (0.53%) PHP
7 1 (0.18%) C
7 1 (0.18%) R
Qualifications
1 96 (17.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 93 (16.55%) Security Cleared
3 73 (12.99%) SC Cleared
4 66 (11.74%) MCSE
5 29 (5.16%) CCNA
5 29 (5.16%) Cisco Certification
5 29 (5.16%) MCSA
6 24 (4.27%) MCP
7 18 (3.20%) Degree
7 18 (3.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 13 (2.31%) BPSS Clearance
9 12 (2.14%) MCITP
10 9 (1.60%) DV Cleared
11 7 (1.25%) Computer Science Degree
11 7 (1.25%) DBS Check
11 7 (1.25%) ITIL Certification
11 7 (1.25%) MCTS
12 6 (1.07%) CCNP
13 4 (0.71%) JNCIA
13 4 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (4.80%) SLA
2 17 (3.02%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.18%) QA
System Software
1 380 (67.62%) Active Directory
2 103 (18.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 87 (15.48%) Hyper-V
4 53 (9.43%) vSphere
5 52 (9.25%) XenApp
6 30 (5.34%) XenDesktop
7 29 (5.16%) VMware ESXi
8 20 (3.56%) Microsoft App-V
8 20 (3.56%) XenServer
9 13 (2.31%) DFS Replication
10 12 (2.14%) Virtual Servers
11 9 (1.60%) Virtual Machines
12 8 (1.42%) Brightmail
13 6 (1.07%) Terminal Services
14 3 (0.53%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 3 (0.53%) Samba
14 3 (0.53%) Squid
14 3 (0.53%) VMware Workstation
15 2 (0.36%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 2 (0.36%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 108 (19.22%) SCCM
2 38 (6.76%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 27 (4.80%) SCOM
4 25 (4.45%) AirWatch
5 16 (2.85%) Backup Exec
6 12 (2.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 11 (1.96%) Microsoft Intune
8 7 (1.25%) WSUS
9 6 (1.07%) Microsoft Clustering
9 6 (1.07%) Norton AntiVirus
10 5 (0.89%) Failover Clustering
10 5 (0.89%) NetBackup
11 4 (0.71%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 4 (0.71%) McAfee ePO
11 4 (0.71%) Nagios
11 4 (0.71%) WMI
12 3 (0.53%) Cisco CUCM
12 3 (0.53%) EMC NetWorker
12 3 (0.53%) MAILsweeper
12 3 (0.53%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 275 (48.93%) Microsoft
2 195 (34.70%) VMware
3 119 (21.17%) Citrix
4 96 (17.08%) Cisco
5 67 (11.92%) HP
6 49 (8.72%) Symantec
7 25 (4.45%) EMC
8 22 (3.91%) NetApp
9 18 (3.20%) Adobe
10 17 (3.02%) AppSense
10 17 (3.02%) Dell
10 17 (3.02%) MobileIron
11 16 (2.85%) Veeam
12 15 (2.67%) Avaya
13 12 (2.14%) Apple
13 12 (2.14%) CommVault
13 12 (2.14%) McAfee
13 12 (2.14%) ServiceNow
14 11 (1.96%) IronPort
14 11 (1.96%) Polycom