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 25 June 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 332 298 257
Rank change year-on-year -34 -41  
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2010 281 427 502
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.61% 0.80% 0.90%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.66% 4.45% 5.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 240 307
Median daily rate £325 £310 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.83% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £188 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £498 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £305 £300
% change year-on-year +2.45% +1.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 40 43
Median hourly rate £16.00 £14.42 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.95% -28.56%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £12.44 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.75 £36.00 £36.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £15.13 £20.39
% change year-on-year +5.78% -25.83%  

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 7676 9587 9977
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 16.58% 18.07% 17.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 4899 6394 6227
Median daily rate £425 £420 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £265 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £560 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 196 235 341
Median hourly rate £24.50 £20.50 £20.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.51% -0.48%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.49 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year - +19.04%  

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 25 June 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 3 months to 25 June 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 25 June 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 -37 255 £325 +4.83% 95
London -67 65 £350 +7.69% 39
North West +54 51 £338 +10.65% 22
South East +16 40 £350 - 13
South West +12 38 £325 -18.75% 4
Manchester +37 29 £435 - 8
Scotland +20 21 £275 -11.14% 3
North East +26 18 £275 -3.50% 1
Buckinghamshire +3 18 £500 - 3
Dorset +22 16 £325 +145.28% 4
East of England -11 15 £450 +32.35% 6
West Midlands +27 14 £238 +26.66% 5
Glasgow +5 13 £450 +50.00%
Milton Keynes 0 13 £375 - 2
Newcastle upon Tyne +32 12 £215 -24.56% 1
Tyne and Wear +28 12 £215 -24.56% 1
Bournemouth +16 11 £300 +126.41% 2
Yorkshire +20 10 £313 +11.11% 4
Reading +14 10 £315 -
Berkshire +11 10 £315 -33.68% 1
Gloucestershire +12 8 £266 -29.00%
Wiltshire +4 8 £325 -32.29%
Hampshire +3 8 £350 +13.82% 6
Watford +3 8 £320 +52.38% 1
Hertfordshire +2 8 £320 +14.28% 2
Merseyside -5 8 £125 -59.01% 2
Liverpool -7 8 £125 -59.01% 2
Cheshire +31 7 £288 +51.31% 9
Swindon +5 7 £328 -59.06%
East Midlands -17 7 £125 -23.07% 1

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 536 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 385 (71.83%) Active Directory
3 374 (69.78%) Windows
4 324 (60.45%) Microsoft
5 250 (46.64%) Windows Server
6 244 (45.52%) Office 365
7 236 (44.03%) Windows Server 2008
8 214 (39.93%) VMware
9 206 (38.43%) Windows Server 2012
10 197 (36.75%) Exchange Server 2013
11 156 (29.10%) PowerShell
12 138 (25.75%) Skype for Business
13 129 (24.07%) Migration
14 125 (23.32%) Citrix
15 124 (23.13%) Windows 7
16 119 (22.20%) ITIL
17 117 (21.83%) VMware Infrastructure
18 115 (21.46%) Microsoft Office
19 106 (19.78%) Exchange Server 2007
20 105 (19.59%) Security Cleared
21 102 (19.03%) DNS
22 98 (18.28%) Microsoft Certification
23 94 (17.54%) Microsoft Azure
24 92 (17.16%) Skype
25 89 (16.60%) SharePoint
26 86 (16.04%) Windows Server 2003
27 83 (15.49%) SQL Server
27 83 (15.49%) SC Cleared
28 81 (15.11%) Cisco
29 79 (14.74%) SCCM

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
1 536 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 197 (36.75%) Exchange Server 2013
3 138 (25.75%) Skype for Business
4 106 (19.78%) Exchange Server 2007
5 89 (16.60%) SharePoint
6 65 (12.13%) Exchange Server 2003
7 48 (8.96%) SharePoint 2013
8 43 (8.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 33 (6.16%) Office Communications Server
10 28 (5.22%) SharePoint 2010
11 20 (3.73%) IIS
12 10 (1.87%) IBM Notes
13 7 (1.31%) SharePoint Server
14 5 (0.93%) Apache
15 3 (0.56%) IBM Domino
15 3 (0.56%) Live Communications Server
16 2 (0.37%) BizTalk Server
16 2 (0.37%) CMS
17 1 (0.19%) Confluence
Applications
1 115 (21.46%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (1.31%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (1.31%) Dynamics AX
1 7 (1.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.12%) Remedy ITSM
3 5 (0.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.75%) Pegasus Opera
5 2 (0.37%) thinkFolio
6 1 (0.19%) assyst
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.19%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 244 (45.52%) Office 365
2 94 (17.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 50 (9.33%) Azure Active Directory
4 13 (2.43%) OneDrive
5 10 (1.87%) Amazon AWS
5 10 (1.87%) Mimecast
6 9 (1.68%) IaaS
7 8 (1.49%) Yammer
8 5 (0.93%) SaaS
9 3 (0.56%) PaaS
10 2 (0.37%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (0.37%) AWS OpsWorks
Communications & Networking
1 102 (19.03%) DNS
2 92 (17.16%) Skype
3 70 (13.06%) DHCP
4 68 (12.69%) Firewall
5 67 (12.50%) SAN
6 44 (8.21%) VoIP
7 37 (6.90%) LAN
7 37 (6.90%) VPN
8 36 (6.72%) WAN
9 26 (4.85%) Internet
10 20 (3.73%) Remote Desktop
10 20 (3.73%) TCP/IP
11 14 (2.61%) NAS
11 14 (2.61%) Unified Communications
12 12 (2.24%) SMTP
12 12 (2.24%) VLAN
13 11 (2.05%) Wi-Fi
14 10 (1.87%) Wireless
15 8 (1.49%) iSCSI
15 8 (1.49%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (15.49%) SQL Server
2 36 (6.72%) SQL Server 2008
3 32 (5.97%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (1.31%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (1.12%) MySQL
5 6 (1.12%) SQL Server 2014
6 4 (0.75%) Crystal Reports
6 4 (0.75%) MS Access
6 4 (0.75%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (0.56%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (0.37%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.37%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.37%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.19%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 2 (0.37%) Git (software)
1 2 (0.37%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.19%) JIRA
2 1 (0.19%) MSI
General
1 64 (11.94%) Finance
2 15 (2.80%) Banking
2 15 (2.80%) Manufacturing
3 14 (2.61%) Law
4 8 (1.49%) Retail
5 6 (1.12%) Marketing
5 6 (1.12%) Telecoms
6 4 (0.75%) Back Office
6 4 (0.75%) Billing
6 4 (0.75%) Legal
7 3 (0.56%) Electronics
7 3 (0.56%) Games
7 3 (0.56%) Military
8 2 (0.37%) Local Government
9 1 (0.19%) Advertising
9 1 (0.19%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.19%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 113 (21.08%) Analyst
2 77 (14.37%) Support Engineer
3 71 (13.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 63 (11.75%) Consultant
5 45 (8.40%) 2nd Line Support
6 39 (7.28%) Support Analyst
7 38 (7.09%) Messaging Engineer
8 33 (6.16%) Administrator
9 31 (5.78%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 31 (5.78%) Exchange Consultant
10 30 (5.60%) Architect
11 29 (5.41%) 3rd Line Support
12 27 (5.04%) Infrastructure Analyst
13 25 (4.66%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 25 (4.66%) Office 365 Consultant
14 24 (4.48%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 24 (4.48%) IT Support
15 23 (4.29%) Server Engineer
16 22 (4.10%) Windows Engineer
17 21 (3.92%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (2.05%) XML
2 5 (0.93%) SailPoint
3 3 (0.56%) WAP
3 3 (0.56%) Web Services
4 2 (0.37%) LAMP
5 1 (0.19%) .NET
5 1 (0.19%) 802.1X
5 1 (0.19%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 49 (9.14%) Blackberry
2 43 (8.02%) Analytical Skills
3 40 (7.46%) Data Centre
4 24 (4.48%) Replication
5 21 (3.92%) Clustering
6 18 (3.36%) Video Conferencing
7 12 (2.24%) PKI
8 10 (1.87%) Fat Client
8 10 (1.87%) Thin Client
9 8 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
9 8 (1.49%) Management Information System
10 7 (1.31%) Computer Science
10 7 (1.31%) iPhone
10 7 (1.31%) Life Science
11 5 (0.93%) iPad
11 5 (0.93%) RIA
12 4 (0.75%) Driving Licence
13 3 (0.56%) EMC VNX
13 3 (0.56%) Private Cloud
13 3 (0.56%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 374 (69.78%) Windows
2 250 (46.64%) Windows Server
3 236 (44.03%) Windows Server 2008
4 206 (38.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 124 (23.13%) Windows 7
6 86 (16.04%) Windows Server 2003
7 71 (13.25%) Windows 10
8 33 (6.16%) Windows 8
9 30 (5.60%) Linux
10 23 (4.29%) Windows XP
11 21 (3.92%) Apple iOS
11 21 (3.92%) Unix
12 18 (3.36%) Android
13 9 (1.68%) Mac OS X
14 8 (1.49%) CentOS
15 5 (0.93%) SUSE
15 5 (0.93%) Windows Vista
16 3 (0.56%) Solaris
16 3 (0.56%) Windows Mobile
17 2 (0.37%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (24.07%) Migration
2 119 (22.20%) ITIL
3 57 (10.63%) Disaster Recovery
4 37 (6.90%) Change Management
5 30 (5.60%) Capacity Planning
5 30 (5.60%) ITIL V3
6 28 (5.22%) Service Management
7 21 (3.92%) Mobile Device Management
7 21 (3.92%) Security Patching
8 20 (3.73%) Task Automation
9 19 (3.54%) Identity Access Management
10 17 (3.17%) Data Protection
10 17 (3.17%) Project Management
11 15 (2.80%) Content Management
12 13 (2.43%) Change Control
12 13 (2.43%) Problem Management
12 13 (2.43%) Service Delivery
13 12 (2.24%) Customer Requirements
13 12 (2.24%) ERP
13 12 (2.24%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 156 (29.10%) PowerShell
2 57 (10.63%) SQL
3 25 (4.66%) VBScript
4 10 (1.87%) VB
5 6 (1.12%) PHP
6 5 (0.93%) Bash Shell
6 5 (0.93%) C
7 2 (0.37%) Python
8 1 (0.19%) C#
Qualifications
1 105 (19.59%) Security Cleared
2 98 (18.28%) Microsoft Certification
3 83 (15.49%) SC Cleared
4 53 (9.89%) MCSE
5 34 (6.34%) MCP
6 26 (4.85%) MCSA
7 23 (4.29%) MCITP
8 20 (3.73%) Cisco Certification
9 18 (3.36%) CCNA
10 17 (3.17%) DV Cleared
11 16 (2.99%) Degree
12 15 (2.80%) ITIL Certification
13 9 (1.68%) BPSS Clearance
13 9 (1.68%) DBS Check
13 9 (1.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 7 (1.31%) Computer Science Degree
14 7 (1.31%) MCDST
15 4 (0.75%) CCA
15 4 (0.75%) CCNP
15 4 (0.75%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (5.41%) SLA
2 9 (1.68%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (0.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.56%) QA
5 1 (0.19%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 385 (71.83%) Active Directory
2 117 (21.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 66 (12.31%) Hyper-V
4 45 (8.40%) XenApp
5 36 (6.72%) vSphere
6 34 (6.34%) VMware ESXi
7 21 (3.92%) XenDesktop
8 10 (1.87%) Virtual Machines
9 8 (1.49%) VMware Workstation
10 7 (1.31%) Terminal Services
10 7 (1.31%) Virtual Servers
11 6 (1.12%) Samba
11 6 (1.12%) Squid
11 6 (1.12%) VMware Server
12 5 (0.93%) DFS Replication
12 5 (0.93%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 5 (0.93%) Terminal Server
13 4 (0.75%) ISA Server
14 3 (0.56%) Firmware
14 3 (0.56%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 79 (14.74%) SCCM
2 27 (5.04%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 23 (4.29%) AirWatch
4 21 (3.92%) SCOM
5 19 (3.54%) Backup Exec
6 18 (3.36%) WSUS
7 15 (2.80%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 15 (2.80%) Norton AntiVirus
8 12 (2.24%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 11 (2.05%) NetBackup
10 10 (1.87%) Microsoft Intune
11 8 (1.49%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 7 (1.31%) Nagios
13 6 (1.12%) Webmin
13 6 (1.12%) Xymon
14 5 (0.93%) EMC NetWorker
14 5 (0.93%) McAfee ePO
14 5 (0.93%) WMI
15 4 (0.75%) HP Data Protector
15 4 (0.75%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 324 (60.45%) Microsoft
2 214 (39.93%) VMware
3 125 (23.32%) Citrix
4 81 (15.11%) Cisco
5 53 (9.89%) HP
6 47 (8.77%) NetApp
6 47 (8.77%) Symantec
7 26 (4.85%) Apple
8 22 (4.10%) EMC
9 21 (3.92%) Veeam
10 20 (3.73%) Dell
11 18 (3.36%) ServiceNow
12 16 (2.99%) Intel
13 15 (2.80%) McAfee
13 15 (2.80%) Oracle
14 14 (2.61%) MobileIron
15 13 (2.43%) CommVault
16 12 (2.24%) Polycom
17 11 (2.05%) IBM
17 11 (2.05%) IronPort
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