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 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Exchange Server 2010
UK
Rank 359 315 256
Rank change year-on-year -44 -59  
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2010 255 367 452
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.56% 0.69% 0.86%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.24% 4.02% 4.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 234 233
Median daily rate £310 £308 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.81% -5.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £169 £165 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £309 £310 £300
% change year-on-year -0.40% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 19 51
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.03% -10.81%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £120.00 £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year -2.94% +7.93%  

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

Contract Application Platform Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 7873 9129 9108
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 17.38% 17.22% 17.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 5152 5807 5408
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £253 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 166 225 319
Median hourly rate £18.50 £19.92 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.10% +3.45%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £16.07
% change year-on-year -2.85% +8.89%  

Exchange Server 2010
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Exchange Server 2010 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

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 3 months to 24 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Exchange Server 2010 in the UK

Exchange Server 2010
Top 30 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 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -31 231 £320 +6.66% 78
London +4 76 £325 +8.33% 25
South East -3 56 £330 +10.00% 16
North West +25 29 £325 -10.34% 14
Hampshire +3 24 £325 +4.00% 6
City of London +15 21 £366 -11.27% 7
South West -17 18 £208 -30.83% 4
Berkshire +29 17 £396 +20.99% 6
East of England -1 14 £350 +19.14% 3
North East -4 12 £275 +34.14% 4
Manchester +10 11 £341 +24.09% 7
Scotland 0 10 £250 -33.33%
Buckinghamshire -1 10 £358 +23.27% 1
West Midlands -2 10 £263 -28.57% 5
Milton Keynes 0 9 £358 +16.26%
East Midlands -18 9 £125 -50.00% 4
Hook +5 8 £315 +4.13%
Yorkshire +2 7 £245 -18.33% 3
Cheshire +31 6 £388 -8.82% 4
Reading +24 6 £300 - 3
Tyne and Wear -7 6 £290 +205.26% 3
Channel Islands - 6 - -
Jersey - 6 - -
Hertfordshire - 6 £375 - 1
Shropshire +36 5 £263 +20.68%
Cambridgeshire +5 5 £419 +8.06% 1
Bracknell +1 5 £500 +96.07% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -2 5 £290 +205.26% 2
Wiltshire -10 5 £208 -40.71%
Gloucestershire - 5 £120 - 1

Exchange Server 2010
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 March 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.

1 530 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 418 (78.87%) Windows
3 413 (77.92%) Active Directory
4 340 (64.15%) Microsoft
5 281 (53.02%) Windows Server
6 277 (52.26%) Windows Server 2008
7 234 (44.15%) VMware
8 192 (36.23%) Windows Server 2012
9 185 (34.91%) Office 365
9 185 (34.91%) Exchange Server 2013
10 144 (27.17%) Windows 7
11 133 (25.09%) Citrix
12 130 (24.53%) VMware Infrastructure
13 129 (24.34%) ITIL
14 126 (23.77%) PowerShell
14 126 (23.77%) Exchange Server 2007
15 125 (23.58%) MS Office
16 123 (23.21%) DNS
17 115 (21.70%) Skype for Business
18 106 (20.00%) MS Excel
19 99 (18.68%) Cisco
20 94 (17.74%) Migration
21 93 (17.55%) DHCP
21 93 (17.55%) Microsoft Certification
22 89 (16.79%) SCCM
23 88 (16.60%) SQL Server
24 86 (16.23%) Firewall
25 84 (15.85%) Windows Server 2003
25 84 (15.85%) Security Cleared
26 81 (15.28%) Hyper-V

Exchange Server 2010
Top Related 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
1 530 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 185 (34.91%) Exchange Server 2013
3 126 (23.77%) Exchange Server 2007
4 115 (21.70%) Skype for Business
5 76 (14.34%) Exchange Server 2003
6 74 (13.96%) SharePoint
7 41 (7.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 34 (6.42%) SharePoint 2013
9 26 (4.91%) Office Communications Server
10 22 (4.15%) IIS
11 20 (3.77%) SharePoint 2010
12 10 (1.89%) IBM Notes
13 3 (0.57%) IBM Domino
13 3 (0.57%) SharePoint Server
14 2 (0.38%) Apache
14 2 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
14 2 (0.38%) Live Communications Server
Applications
1 125 (23.58%) MS Office
2 106 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 5 (0.94%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (0.94%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (1.70%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (0.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.75%) Pegasus Opera
4 2 (0.38%) thinkFolio
5 1 (0.19%) assyst
5 1 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.19%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 185 (34.91%) Office 365
2 57 (10.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 36 (6.79%) Azure Active Directory
4 12 (2.26%) IaaS
5 6 (1.13%) Mimecast
5 6 (1.13%) SaaS
6 5 (0.94%) OneDrive
7 4 (0.75%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (0.38%) Amazon AWS
8 2 (0.38%) AWS OpsWorks
8 2 (0.38%) PaaS
9 1 (0.19%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 123 (23.21%) DNS
2 93 (17.55%) DHCP
3 86 (16.23%) Firewall
4 67 (12.64%) Skype
5 62 (11.70%) SAN
6 46 (8.68%) VoIP
7 43 (8.11%) WAN
8 39 (7.36%) VPN
9 37 (6.98%) TCP/IP
10 35 (6.60%) Internet
10 35 (6.60%) LAN
11 19 (3.58%) Remote Desktop
11 19 (3.58%) VLAN
12 17 (3.21%) SMTP
13 14 (2.64%) Wireless
14 11 (2.08%) MPLS
14 11 (2.08%) Network Security
14 11 (2.08%) Wi-Fi
15 10 (1.89%) Unified Communications
16 9 (1.70%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (16.60%) SQL Server
2 35 (6.60%) SQL Server 2008
3 34 (6.42%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (1.13%) Amazon RDS
5 5 (0.94%) SQL Server 2014
6 4 (0.75%) Crystal Reports
6 4 (0.75%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (0.75%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (0.57%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 5 (0.94%) Git (software)
1 5 (0.94%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.38%) WinDbg
3 1 (0.19%) MSI
3 1 (0.19%) Subversion
3 1 (0.19%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.19%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 62 (11.70%) Finance
2 18 (3.40%) Law
3 12 (2.26%) Manufacturing
4 11 (2.08%) Banking
5 10 (1.89%) Retail
6 8 (1.51%) Telecoms
7 7 (1.32%) Marketing
8 4 (0.75%) Back Office
9 3 (0.57%) Electronics
9 3 (0.57%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.57%) Investment Banking
9 3 (0.57%) Legal
9 3 (0.57%) Local Government
9 3 (0.57%) Military
9 3 (0.57%) Publishing
10 2 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.19%) Billing
Job Titles
1 103 (19.43%) Analyst
2 97 (18.30%) Support Engineer
3 76 (14.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 55 (10.38%) 2nd Line Support
5 52 (9.81%) Consultant
6 51 (9.62%) Support Analyst
7 47 (8.87%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 36 (6.79%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 32 (6.04%) 3rd Line Support
9 32 (6.04%) Exchange Engineer
9 32 (6.04%) IT Support
10 30 (5.66%) Architect
10 30 (5.66%) IT Analyst
11 29 (5.47%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 29 (5.47%) Windows Engineer
11 29 (5.47%) Wintel Engineer
12 26 (4.91%) Administrator
12 26 (4.91%) Exchange Consultant
13 25 (4.72%) Exchange Support
13 25 (4.72%) Messaging Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (3.02%) XML
2 8 (1.51%) MSMQ
2 8 (1.51%) RabbitMQ
3 6 (1.13%) .NET
4 3 (0.57%) WAP
5 2 (0.38%) ASP.NET
5 2 (0.38%) HTML
6 1 (0.19%) 802.1X
6 1 (0.19%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.19%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (0.19%) CSS
6 1 (0.19%) jQuery
6 1 (0.19%) OAuth
6 1 (0.19%) OpenID
6 1 (0.19%) REST
6 1 (0.19%) Web Services
6 1 (0.19%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 53 (10.00%) Blackberry
2 35 (6.60%) Data Centre
3 33 (6.23%) Clustering
4 30 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
5 22 (4.15%) Replication
6 17 (3.21%) Video Conferencing
7 11 (2.08%) PKI
8 9 (1.70%) Computer Science
8 9 (1.70%) Driving Licence
8 9 (1.70%) Fat Client
8 9 (1.70%) Thin Client
9 8 (1.51%) Management Information System
10 7 (1.32%) Life Science
11 6 (1.13%) Client/Server
12 5 (0.94%) iPhone
12 5 (0.94%) Virtual Team
13 4 (0.75%) EMC VNX
13 4 (0.75%) Enterprise Cloud
13 4 (0.75%) NHS
14 3 (0.57%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 418 (78.87%) Windows
2 281 (53.02%) Windows Server
3 277 (52.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 192 (36.23%) Windows Server 2012
5 144 (27.17%) Windows 7
6 84 (15.85%) Windows Server 2003
7 50 (9.43%) Windows 10
8 34 (6.42%) Windows 8
9 27 (5.09%) Android
9 27 (5.09%) Linux
10 26 (4.91%) Apple iOS
10 26 (4.91%) Windows XP
11 17 (3.21%) Unix
12 13 (2.45%) Mac OS X
13 5 (0.94%) SUSE
13 5 (0.94%) Windows Vista
14 4 (0.75%) Mac OS
14 4 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 3 (0.57%) Windows 2000 Server
15 3 (0.57%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (24.34%) ITIL
2 94 (17.74%) Migration
3 43 (8.11%) Disaster Recovery
4 29 (5.47%) Change Management
5 25 (4.72%) Service Management
6 24 (4.53%) Mobile Device Management
7 23 (4.34%) ITIL V3
8 19 (3.58%) Capacity Planning
9 17 (3.21%) High Availability
10 16 (3.02%) Load Balancing
11 13 (2.45%) Server Building
11 13 (2.45%) Time Management
12 12 (2.26%) Customer Requirements
12 12 (2.26%) Incident Management
13 11 (2.08%) Asset Management
13 11 (2.08%) Infrastructure Monitoring
14 10 (1.89%) Content Management
14 10 (1.89%) Network Architecture
14 10 (1.89%) Problem Management
15 9 (1.70%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 126 (23.77%) PowerShell
2 52 (9.81%) SQL
3 24 (4.53%) VBScript
4 12 (2.26%) VB
5 7 (1.32%) C#
6 6 (1.13%) Bash Shell
7 4 (0.75%) Python
8 1 (0.19%) C
8 1 (0.19%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 93 (17.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 84 (15.85%) Security Cleared
3 62 (11.70%) SC Cleared
4 55 (10.38%) MCSE
5 33 (6.23%) MCSA
6 30 (5.66%) MCITP
7 27 (5.09%) Cisco Certification
8 26 (4.91%) MCP
9 24 (4.53%) CCNA
10 16 (3.02%) ITIL Certification
11 13 (2.45%) DBS Check
12 11 (2.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 10 (1.89%) Degree
13 10 (1.89%) DV Cleared
14 9 (1.70%) CCNP
15 7 (1.32%) CCIE
15 7 (1.32%) MCDST
16 6 (1.13%) BPSS Clearance
17 4 (0.75%) CCA
17 4 (0.75%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (5.28%) SLA
2 8 (1.51%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (0.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.38%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.19%) QA
System Software
1 413 (77.92%) Active Directory
2 130 (24.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 81 (15.28%) Hyper-V
4 67 (12.64%) XenApp
5 36 (6.79%) vSphere
6 33 (6.23%) VMware ESX
7 25 (4.72%) XenDesktop
8 23 (4.34%) VMware ESXi
9 15 (2.83%) Terminal Services
10 13 (2.45%) Microsoft App-V
11 11 (2.08%) Virtual Servers
12 10 (1.89%) Virtual Machines
13 8 (1.51%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 6 (1.13%) Terminal Server
14 6 (1.13%) VMware Workstation
14 6 (1.13%) XenServer
15 4 (0.75%) UAG
16 3 (0.57%) Firmware
16 3 (0.57%) ISA Server
17 2 (0.38%) VMware GSX
Systems Management
1 89 (16.79%) SCCM
2 27 (5.09%) Backup Exec
3 24 (4.53%) Norton AntiVirus
4 23 (4.34%) SCOM
4 23 (4.34%) WSUS
5 16 (3.02%) AirWatch
5 16 (3.02%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 14 (2.64%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 13 (2.45%) Microsoft Clustering
8 12 (2.26%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 11 (2.08%) Microsoft Intune
9 11 (2.08%) NetBackup
10 7 (1.32%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 6 (1.13%) Puppet
11 6 (1.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 5 (0.94%) Cisco UCCX
13 4 (0.75%) NetVault Backup
14 3 (0.57%) Failover Clustering
14 3 (0.57%) HP Data Protector
14 3 (0.57%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 340 (64.15%) Microsoft
2 234 (44.15%) VMware
3 133 (25.09%) Citrix
4 99 (18.68%) Cisco
5 58 (10.94%) NetApp
6 51 (9.62%) HP
7 44 (8.30%) Symantec
8 27 (5.09%) Dell
9 24 (4.53%) Apple
10 18 (3.40%) EMC
11 16 (3.02%) Veeam
12 15 (2.83%) Intel
13 14 (2.64%) IBM
13 14 (2.64%) Polycom
14 13 (2.45%) IronPort
15 11 (2.08%) Remedy
15 11 (2.08%) Trend Micro
16 10 (1.89%) Lotus
16 10 (1.89%) SAP
16 10 (1.89%) Sophos
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