Period
to 18 December 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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 500 455 393
Rank change year-on-year -45 -62 -72
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2010 431 524 613
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.41% 0.51% 0.60%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.46% 3.06% 3.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 303 331 361
UK median daily rate £320 £303 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.79% -2.42% -
10th Percentile £143 £131 £160
90th Percentile £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year +8.33% - -3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 36 65
UK median hourly rate £18.00 £18.55 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.98% +9.13% +4.42%
10th Percentile £13.25 £10.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £23.75 £32.88 £28.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.88 £19.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year -11.18% +1.33% +16.17%

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 17,532 17,141 18,712
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.72% 16.59% 18.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,276 11,373 12,049
UK median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £255
90th Percentile £625 £613 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +0.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 391 423 439
UK median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.50% - +2.56%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.25 £12.14
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.76 £47.68
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year - -2.44% +10.81%

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 December 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 18 December 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Exchange Server 2010 in the UK

Exchange Server 2010
Top 15 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 December 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 -44 405 £315 +5.00% 60
UK excluding London -102 270 £325 +8.33% 53
London +39 154 £255 -21.54% 14
South East -52 85 £365 +25.86% 16
North of England -27 79 £300 -1.88% 17
North West +15 59 £275 -0.90% 12
Midlands -8 38 £325 +22.64% 5
East of England -8 27 £380 +46.15% 1
West Midlands -22 23 £325 +21.50% 1
South West -56 22 £325 -21.69% 7
Yorkshire -19 20 £315 -10.00% 5
Scotland -24 17 £372 +14.31% 5
East Midlands +9 15 £330 +26.92% 4
Wales -31 2 £369 +34.09% 1
Northern Ireland +26 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 18 December 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.

1 431 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 321 (74.48%) Windows
3 293 (67.98%) Active Directory
4 284 (65.89%) Microsoft
5 238 (55.22%) Office 365
6 200 (46.40%) Windows Server
7 151 (35.03%) VMware
8 134 (31.09%) Exchange Server 2013
9 133 (30.86%) ITIL
10 127 (29.47%) PowerShell
11 126 (29.23%) Windows Server 2008
12 109 (25.29%) Windows Server 2012
13 107 (24.83%) DNS
14 96 (22.27%) Skype for Business
15 95 (22.04%) Windows 7
16 94 (21.81%) Microsoft Azure
17 93 (21.58%) SCCM
17 93 (21.58%) Windows 10
18 90 (20.88%) Citrix
19 89 (20.65%) VMware Infrastructure
20 88 (20.42%) Migration
21 86 (19.95%) Microsoft Office
22 82 (19.03%) Skype
23 73 (16.94%) DHCP
24 67 (15.55%) SQL Server
25 66 (15.31%) Hyper-V
25 66 (15.31%) Exchange Server 2007
26 65 (15.08%) SharePoint
27 60 (13.92%) HP
27 60 (13.92%) 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
1 431 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 134 (31.09%) Exchange Server 2013
3 96 (22.27%) Skype for Business
4 66 (15.31%) Exchange Server 2007
5 65 (15.08%) SharePoint
6 44 (10.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 30 (6.96%) SharePoint 2013
8 15 (3.48%) Exchange Server 2003
9 9 (2.09%) IIS
10 8 (1.86%) Office Communications Server
11 3 (0.70%) IBM Notes
12 2 (0.46%) MS Project Server
13 1 (0.23%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 86 (19.95%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (2.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 7 (1.62%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 238 (55.22%) Office 365
2 94 (21.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 43 (9.98%) Amazon AWS
4 23 (5.34%) Azure Active Directory
5 19 (4.41%) Mimecast
6 18 (4.18%) OneDrive
7 8 (1.86%) IaaS
7 8 (1.86%) iTunes
8 4 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (0.93%) GoToWebinar
8 4 (0.93%) SaaS
9 3 (0.70%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
10 2 (0.46%) PaaS
10 2 (0.46%) Yammer
11 1 (0.23%) Akamai
11 1 (0.23%) G Suite
11 1 (0.23%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 107 (24.83%) DNS
2 82 (19.03%) Skype
3 73 (16.94%) DHCP
4 47 (10.90%) LAN
5 44 (10.21%) WAN
6 34 (7.89%) Firewall
7 33 (7.66%) SMTP
8 32 (7.42%) VPN
9 29 (6.73%) TCP/IP
10 21 (4.87%) SAN
11 20 (4.64%) WebEx
12 16 (3.71%) VoIP
13 15 (3.48%) FCoE
14 11 (2.55%) Internet
15 10 (2.32%) NetScaler
16 8 (1.86%) Cisco IOS
16 8 (1.86%) IMAP
16 8 (1.86%) Unified Communications
17 6 (1.39%) Remote Desktop
18 5 (1.16%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (15.55%) SQL Server
2 36 (8.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (3.02%) SQL Server 2005
4 12 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.46%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (0.23%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 2 (0.46%) AdminStudio
2 1 (0.23%) JIRA
2 1 (0.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 47 (10.90%) Finance
2 15 (3.48%) Banking
3 12 (2.78%) Legal
4 10 (2.32%) Law
5 9 (2.09%) Manufacturing
6 7 (1.62%) Back Office
6 7 (1.62%) Retail
7 6 (1.39%) Marketing
8 5 (1.16%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.70%) Advertising
10 1 (0.23%) Billing
10 1 (0.23%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.23%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.23%) Local Government
10 1 (0.23%) Music Industry
10 1 (0.23%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 93 (21.58%) Analyst
2 50 (11.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 38 (8.82%) Support Engineer
4 35 (8.12%) Service Analyst
4 35 (8.12%) Service Desk Analyst
5 34 (7.89%) Office 365 Engineer
6 32 (7.42%) Messaging Engineer
7 30 (6.96%) 2nd Line Support
7 30 (6.96%) Consultant
8 28 (6.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 28 (6.50%) Support Analyst
9 26 (6.03%) Systems Engineer
10 24 (5.57%) Server Engineer
11 22 (5.10%) Administrator
12 21 (4.87%) 3rd Line Support
13 19 (4.41%) Exchange Engineer
14 18 (4.18%) Desktop Support
14 18 (4.18%) Windows Engineer
15 17 (3.94%) IT Engineer
16 16 (3.71%) Service Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (1.62%) .NET
2 4 (0.93%) LDAP
2 4 (0.93%) WSH
3 2 (0.46%) ADSI
3 2 (0.46%) CSS
3 2 (0.46%) HTML
3 2 (0.46%) SailPoint
3 2 (0.46%) WAP
3 2 (0.46%) Web Services
3 2 (0.46%) XMPP
4 1 (0.23%) MAPI
4 1 (0.23%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 48 (11.14%) Data Centre
2 42 (9.74%) Clustering
3 33 (7.66%) Analytical Skills
4 29 (6.73%) Blackberry
5 28 (6.50%) Smartphone
6 25 (5.80%) iPhone
7 17 (3.94%) Management Information System
8 15 (3.48%) CLARiiON
9 10 (2.32%) Self-Motivation
10 9 (2.09%) Fat Client
10 9 (2.09%) Thin Client
11 7 (1.62%) PKI
12 6 (1.39%) Algorithms
12 6 (1.39%) iPad
13 5 (1.16%) User Experience
14 4 (0.93%) Device Driver
14 4 (0.93%) Driving Licence
14 4 (0.93%) NHS
14 4 (0.93%) Public Cloud
14 4 (0.93%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 321 (74.48%) Windows
2 200 (46.40%) Windows Server
3 126 (29.23%) Windows Server 2008
4 109 (25.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 95 (22.04%) Windows 7
6 93 (21.58%) Windows 10
7 60 (13.92%) Windows Server 2003
8 34 (7.89%) Android
9 28 (6.50%) Linux
10 27 (6.26%) Windows 8
11 19 (4.41%) Apple iOS
11 19 (4.41%) Windows XP
12 11 (2.55%) Mac OS
13 9 (2.09%) Windows Mobile
14 4 (0.93%) Mac OS X
14 4 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 3 (0.70%) Windows Phone
16 2 (0.46%) Unix
17 1 (0.23%) Ubuntu
17 1 (0.23%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (30.86%) ITIL
2 88 (20.42%) Migration
3 59 (13.69%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 53 (12.30%) Problem-Solving
5 42 (9.74%) Change Management
6 37 (8.58%) ITIL V3
7 32 (7.42%) Disaster Recovery
8 28 (6.50%) Capacity Planning
8 28 (6.50%) Service Management
9 23 (5.34%) Virtual Environments
10 22 (5.10%) Patch Management
11 21 (4.87%) Network Load Balancing
12 20 (4.64%) Decision-Making
12 20 (4.64%) ITSM
12 20 (4.64%) Presales
12 20 (4.64%) Server Management
13 19 (4.41%) Continuous Improvement
14 17 (3.94%) Mobile Device Management
15 16 (3.71%) Kalman Filter
15 16 (3.71%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 127 (29.47%) PowerShell
2 45 (10.44%) SQL
3 11 (2.55%) VBScript
4 4 (0.93%) VB
5 2 (0.46%) C#
5 2 (0.46%) Java
6 1 (0.23%) C++
6 1 (0.23%) Python
6 1 (0.23%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.23%) VC++
Qualifications
1 56 (12.99%) Security Cleared
2 44 (10.21%) Microsoft Certification
3 41 (9.51%) SC Cleared
4 33 (7.66%) MCSE
5 18 (4.18%) MCSA
6 16 (3.71%) MCITP
7 15 (3.48%) Novell Certification
8 13 (3.02%) Degree
8 13 (3.02%) DV Cleared
8 13 (3.02%) MCP
8 13 (3.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 9 (2.09%) CCNA
9 9 (2.09%) Cisco Certification
9 9 (2.09%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (1.16%) Citrix Certification
10 5 (1.16%) MCTS
11 4 (0.93%) DBS Check
12 3 (0.70%) CCA
12 3 (0.70%) CCNP
12 3 (0.70%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (5.80%) SLA
2 4 (0.93%) GDPR
2 4 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.70%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.46%) COBIT
4 2 (0.46%) Government Security Classifications
4 2 (0.46%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 2 (0.46%) PMBOK
5 1 (0.23%) PMO
5 1 (0.23%) QA
System Software
1 293 (67.98%) Active Directory
2 89 (20.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 66 (15.31%) Hyper-V
4 54 (12.53%) VMware ESXi
5 50 (11.60%) vSphere
6 43 (9.98%) XenApp
7 16 (3.71%) XenDesktop
8 14 (3.25%) VMware Workstation
9 13 (3.02%) Virtual Machines
10 11 (2.55%) VMware Server
11 10 (2.32%) Terminal Services
12 8 (1.86%) IAG
12 8 (1.86%) UAG
13 5 (1.16%) Virtual Servers
14 4 (0.93%) Microsoft App-V
14 4 (0.93%) Xen
14 4 (0.93%) XenServer
15 3 (0.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 2 (0.46%) DFS Replication
16 2 (0.46%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 93 (21.58%) SCCM
2 38 (8.82%) Microsoft Intune
3 37 (8.58%) Microsoft Clustering
4 30 (6.96%) SCOM
5 20 (4.64%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 17 (3.94%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 17 (3.94%) vCenter Server
7 16 (3.71%) WSUS
8 13 (3.02%) AirWatch
9 12 (2.78%) NetBackup
10 10 (2.32%) Backup Exec
10 10 (2.32%) Cisco CUCM
11 7 (1.62%) McAfee ePO
11 7 (1.62%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 6 (1.39%) ZABBIX
13 4 (0.93%) Single Sign-On
14 3 (0.70%) Nessus
14 3 (0.70%) Norton AntiVirus
14 3 (0.70%) PowerCLI
15 2 (0.46%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 284 (65.89%) Microsoft
2 151 (35.03%) VMware
3 90 (20.88%) Citrix
4 60 (13.92%) HP
5 52 (12.06%) Cisco
6 40 (9.28%) Symantec
7 33 (7.66%) Apple
8 31 (7.19%) NetApp
9 24 (5.57%) EMC
10 22 (5.10%) Dell
10 22 (5.10%) McAfee
11 21 (4.87%) Clearswift
11 21 (4.87%) CommVault
12 15 (3.48%) SolarWinds
13 13 (3.02%) Sophos
13 13 (3.02%) Trend Micro
14 10 (2.32%) Proofpoint
15 9 (2.09%) Avaya
15 9 (2.09%) Ivanti
16 8 (1.86%) Veritas