Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 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
17 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 393 337 275
Rank change year-on-year -56 -62 -54
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2010 570 747 995
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.57% 0.70% 0.88%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.44% 3.75% 4.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 371 433 609
UK median daily rate £315 £313 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.80% +0.81% +3.33%
10th Percentile £133 £174 £157
90th Percentile £475 £488 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £304 £307 £310
% change year-on-year -1.06% -0.97% +5.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 90 71
UK median hourly rate £17.25 £16.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.55% -13.16% +2.70%
10th Percentile £10.88 £11.25 £11.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £36.50 £24.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.25 £18.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -1.35% - +15.12%

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 16590 19900 20250
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.71% 18.66% 17.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 10818 13034 12763
UK median daily rate £440 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £225
90th Percentile £600 £588 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 411 521 634
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +2.56% +11.43%
10th Percentile £11.00 £12.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.25 £42.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.89 £19.00
% change year-on-year -4.26% +9.95% +8.57%

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 17 October 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 17 October 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 17 October 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 -48 523 £314 -1.10% 112
UK excluding London +19 423 £304 -1.06% 80
North of England +60 147 £305 - 21
London -116 140 £350 +7.69% 35
South East +24 128 £310 -4.62% 29
North West +55 74 £280 -8.20% 16
South West +8 54 £415 +27.69% 11
North East +25 41 £306 -1.37% 1
Scotland -16 37 £310 -3.13% 1
Midlands +25 35 £238 -20.83% 11
Yorkshire +24 32 £380 +26.67% 4
East of England -22 30 £260 +30.00% 5
West Midlands +26 21 £238 -1.04% 6
East Midlands -6 14 £225 -40.00% 5
Wales +6 2 £185 -12.94% 2
Northern Ireland -51 1 - -

For the 6 months to 17 October 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.

1 570 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 407 (71.40%) Windows
3 402 (70.53%) Active Directory
4 293 (51.40%) Office 365
5 279 (48.95%) Microsoft
6 258 (45.26%) Windows Server
7 196 (34.39%) Windows Server 2012
8 195 (34.21%) VMware
9 194 (34.04%) Windows Server 2008
10 191 (33.51%) Exchange Server 2013
11 176 (30.88%) Skype for Business
11 176 (30.88%) Migration
12 133 (23.33%) PowerShell
13 121 (21.23%) Skype
14 120 (21.05%) Citrix
15 119 (20.88%) ITIL
16 108 (18.95%) SCCM
17 105 (18.42%) Windows 7
18 101 (17.72%) Security Cleared
18 101 (17.72%) VMware Infrastructure
19 97 (17.02%) DNS
20 92 (16.14%) Microsoft Certification
21 91 (15.96%) Microsoft Azure
22 90 (15.79%) SharePoint
23 89 (15.61%) Microsoft Office
24 87 (15.26%) Cisco
25 86 (15.09%) DHCP
26 82 (14.39%) Hyper-V
27 80 (14.04%) SC Cleared
28 79 (13.86%) Windows 10

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
1 570 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 191 (33.51%) Exchange Server 2013
3 176 (30.88%) Skype for Business
4 90 (15.79%) SharePoint
5 77 (13.51%) Exchange Server 2007
6 39 (6.84%) SharePoint 2013
7 36 (6.32%) Exchange Server 2003
8 32 (5.61%) SharePoint 2010
9 25 (4.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 21 (3.68%) IIS
11 14 (2.46%) Office Communications Server
12 8 (1.40%) IBM Notes
12 8 (1.40%) OpenStack
13 4 (0.70%) CMS
13 4 (0.70%) SharePoint Server
14 3 (0.53%) IBM Domino
15 1 (0.18%) Confluence
Applications
1 89 (15.61%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (2.63%) MS Visio
3 13 (2.28%) Acrobat
3 13 (2.28%) PaintShop Pro
4 6 (1.05%) Microsoft Excel
5 5 (0.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (1.23%) Dynamics AX
1 7 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.18%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 293 (51.40%) Office 365
2 91 (15.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 34 (5.96%) Azure Active Directory
4 21 (3.68%) OneDrive
5 12 (2.11%) Amazon AWS
5 12 (2.11%) Mimecast
6 11 (1.93%) Yammer
7 8 (1.40%) IaaS
8 2 (0.35%) G Suite
8 2 (0.35%) PaaS
9 1 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.18%) SaaS
9 1 (0.18%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 121 (21.23%) Skype
2 97 (17.02%) DNS
3 86 (15.09%) DHCP
4 69 (12.11%) LAN
5 62 (10.88%) SAN
6 61 (10.70%) WAN
7 53 (9.30%) Firewall
8 30 (5.26%) VPN
9 25 (4.39%) VoIP
10 23 (4.04%) TCP/IP
11 22 (3.86%) Unified Communications
12 20 (3.51%) IP Telephony
12 20 (3.51%) Remote Desktop
13 19 (3.33%) Wireless
14 18 (3.16%) NAS
15 13 (2.28%) SMS
16 11 (1.93%) Internet
16 11 (1.93%) Wi-Fi
17 9 (1.58%) iSCSI
17 9 (1.58%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (11.05%) SQL Server
2 28 (4.91%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (3.16%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (1.40%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (0.70%) MySQL
6 2 (0.35%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.18%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 9 (1.58%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (1.40%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.18%) JIRA
General
1 66 (11.58%) Finance
2 22 (3.86%) Banking
3 11 (1.93%) Back Office
3 11 (1.93%) Legal
4 10 (1.75%) Law
4 10 (1.75%) Manufacturing
5 8 (1.40%) Retail
5 8 (1.40%) Telecoms
6 3 (0.53%) Aerospace
7 2 (0.35%) Electronics
7 2 (0.35%) Local Government
7 2 (0.35%) Marketing
8 1 (0.18%) Advertising
8 1 (0.18%) Billing
8 1 (0.18%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 122 (21.40%) Analyst
2 77 (13.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 52 (9.12%) Support Engineer
4 48 (8.42%) Consultant
5 42 (7.37%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 42 (7.37%) Support Analyst
6 37 (6.49%) 2nd Line Support
7 36 (6.32%) Exchange Engineer
8 34 (5.96%) Desktop Support
9 33 (5.79%) Messaging Engineer
10 32 (5.61%) 3rd Line Support
10 32 (5.61%) Administrator
10 32 (5.61%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 30 (5.26%) Office 365 Engineer
12 26 (4.56%) Windows Engineer
13 23 (4.04%) Exchange Consultant
13 23 (4.04%) Infrastructure Support
13 23 (4.04%) Office 365 Consultant
13 23 (4.04%) Service Analyst
13 23 (4.04%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (1.40%) .NET
1 8 (1.40%) XML
2 2 (0.35%) 802.1X
2 2 (0.35%) SailPoint
2 2 (0.35%) Velocity
2 2 (0.35%) WAP
2 2 (0.35%) Web Services
3 1 (0.18%) COM+
3 1 (0.18%) Flash
3 1 (0.18%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 41 (7.19%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (6.67%) Data Centre
3 31 (5.44%) Blackberry
4 29 (5.09%) Management Information System
5 19 (3.33%) Fat Client
5 19 (3.33%) Thin Client
6 16 (2.81%) Replication
7 14 (2.46%) Video Conferencing
8 10 (1.75%) PKI
9 9 (1.58%) Clustering
9 9 (1.58%) Computer Science
9 9 (1.58%) Driving Licence
9 9 (1.58%) EMC VNX
10 8 (1.40%) Enterprise Software
10 8 (1.40%) iPhone
11 7 (1.23%) HP Storage
12 4 (0.70%) RIA
13 3 (0.53%) iPad
13 3 (0.53%) Life Science
13 3 (0.53%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 407 (71.40%) Windows
2 258 (45.26%) Windows Server
3 196 (34.39%) Windows Server 2012
4 194 (34.04%) Windows Server 2008
5 105 (18.42%) Windows 7
6 79 (13.86%) Windows 10
7 68 (11.93%) Windows Server 2003
8 43 (7.54%) Windows 8
9 18 (3.16%) Linux
10 17 (2.98%) Android
11 14 (2.46%) Windows XP
12 11 (1.93%) Apple iOS
13 4 (0.70%) CentOS
13 4 (0.70%) Mac OS X
13 4 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 3 (0.53%) Unix
14 3 (0.53%) Windows 2000 Server
15 2 (0.35%) Windows 2000
15 2 (0.35%) Windows Phone
16 1 (0.18%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 176 (30.88%) Migration
2 119 (20.88%) ITIL
3 44 (7.72%) Change Management
4 30 (5.26%) Service Management
5 26 (4.56%) Incident Management
6 25 (4.39%) Disaster Recovery
6 25 (4.39%) ITIL V3
7 23 (4.04%) Service Delivery
8 22 (3.86%) Problem Management
9 21 (3.68%) Capacity Planning
9 21 (3.68%) Mobile Device Management
10 15 (2.63%) Change Control
10 15 (2.63%) PRINCE2
10 15 (2.63%) Server Virtualisation
10 15 (2.63%) Task Automation
11 14 (2.46%) Project Management
12 13 (2.28%) Operational Acceptance Testing
12 13 (2.28%) Root Cause Analysis
13 12 (2.11%) Data Protection
13 12 (2.11%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 133 (23.33%) PowerShell
2 30 (5.26%) SQL
3 9 (1.58%) JavaScript
3 9 (1.58%) VBScript
4 8 (1.40%) C#
4 8 (1.40%) VB
5 4 (0.70%) C
5 4 (0.70%) PHP
6 1 (0.18%) R
Qualifications
1 101 (17.72%) Security Cleared
2 92 (16.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 80 (14.04%) SC Cleared
4 66 (11.58%) MCSE
5 28 (4.91%) MCSA
6 24 (4.21%) Degree
7 22 (3.86%) CCNA
7 22 (3.86%) Cisco Certification
7 22 (3.86%) MCP
8 15 (2.63%) BPSS Clearance
9 11 (1.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 9 (1.58%) Computer Science Degree
11 8 (1.40%) DBS Check
11 8 (1.40%) DV Cleared
11 8 (1.40%) ITIL Certification
11 8 (1.40%) MCITP
12 7 (1.23%) CCNP
13 4 (0.70%) JNCIA
13 4 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 3 (0.53%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (5.44%) SLA
2 19 (3.33%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.18%) QA
System Software
1 402 (70.53%) Active Directory
2 101 (17.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 82 (14.39%) Hyper-V
4 51 (8.95%) XenApp
5 44 (7.72%) vSphere
6 32 (5.61%) XenDesktop
7 30 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
8 20 (3.51%) Microsoft App-V
8 20 (3.51%) XenServer
9 13 (2.28%) DFS Replication
10 10 (1.75%) Virtual Machines
10 10 (1.75%) Virtual Servers
11 8 (1.40%) Brightmail
12 4 (0.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 4 (0.70%) Samba
12 4 (0.70%) Squid
13 3 (0.53%) Terminal Services
13 3 (0.53%) VMware Server
13 3 (0.53%) VMware Workstation
14 2 (0.35%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 108 (18.95%) SCCM
2 38 (6.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 29 (5.09%) AirWatch
4 27 (4.74%) SCOM
5 16 (2.81%) Backup Exec
6 13 (2.28%) WSUS
7 12 (2.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 11 (1.93%) Microsoft Intune
9 8 (1.40%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 7 (1.23%) Norton AntiVirus
11 6 (1.05%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 6 (1.05%) NetBackup
12 5 (0.88%) Failover Clustering
12 5 (0.88%) McAfee ePO
13 4 (0.70%) EMC NetWorker
13 4 (0.70%) Nagios
13 4 (0.70%) Webmin
13 4 (0.70%) WMI
13 4 (0.70%) Xymon
14 3 (0.53%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 279 (48.95%) Microsoft
2 195 (34.21%) VMware
3 120 (21.05%) Citrix
4 87 (15.26%) Cisco
5 58 (10.18%) HP
6 50 (8.77%) Symantec
7 27 (4.74%) EMC
8 24 (4.21%) NetApp
9 21 (3.68%) Dell
10 19 (3.33%) Adobe
10 19 (3.33%) MobileIron
11 17 (2.98%) AppSense
11 17 (2.98%) Veeam
12 14 (2.46%) Apple
12 14 (2.46%) Avaya
12 14 (2.46%) McAfee
13 12 (2.11%) CommVault
13 12 (2.11%) Polycom
14 11 (1.93%) IronPort
14 11 (1.93%) ServiceNow