The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 April 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
England / West Midlands
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 101 126 100
Rank change year-on-year +25 -26  
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2010 11 7 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.51% 0.25% 0.91%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.51% 1.42% 4.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 11
Median daily rate £238 £300 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.83% -7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £209 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £374 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £311 £300
% change year-on-year -3.47% +3.60%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 1
Median hourly rate £11.75 £15.25 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.95% +52.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -5.88% -2.85%  

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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 313 492 562
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 14.40% 17.24% 20.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 262 320
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £393 £375
% change year-on-year +1.91% +4.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 9 29
Median hourly rate £15.00 £11.25 £15.68
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -28.22%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.20 £19.00 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +11.76% -15.00%  

Exchange Server 2010
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 West Midlands

Exchange Server 2010
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2010 in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for Exchange Server 2010 in the West Midlands

Exchange Server 2010
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Exchange Server 2010 in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 25 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Exchange Server 2010 in the West Midlands

Exchange Server 2010
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Exchange Server 2010 in the West Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Exchange Server 2010 in the West Midlands

Exchange Server 2010
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 April 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
Shropshire +36 4 £200 -8.04%
Coventry +10 2 £363 -
Birmingham +8 2 £375 +25.00%
Staffordshire - 2 £175 - 1
Exchange Server 2010
England

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Exchange Server 2010.

1 20 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 14 (70.00%) Active Directory
3 13 (65.00%) Windows
4 11 (55.00%) Microsoft
4 11 (55.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 10 (50.00%) Office 365
6 9 (45.00%) VMware
6 9 (45.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (35.00%) Citrix
8 7 (35.00%) Windows Server
9 6 (30.00%) XenApp
9 6 (30.00%) Windows 7
10 5 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
10 5 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 5 (25.00%) Migration
11 4 (20.00%) VMware ESX
11 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (20.00%) SQL
11 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
11 4 (20.00%) PowerShell
11 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
11 4 (20.00%) Veeam
11 4 (20.00%) Data Centre
12 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
12 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
12 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2003
13 2 (10.00%) SCCM
13 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
13 2 (10.00%) SSL

Exchange Server 2010
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 20 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 11 (55.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
5 1 (5.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (50.00%) Office 365
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (5.00%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) Firewall
1 2 (10.00%) SSL
2 1 (5.00%) MPLS
2 1 (5.00%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (5.00%) VLAN
2 1 (5.00%) VPN
2 1 (5.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (5.00%) Amazon RDS
General
1 1 (5.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 4 (20.00%) Wintel Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Migration Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Active Directory Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) IT Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (5.00%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) IT Manager
5 1 (5.00%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Migration Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.00%) Clustering
2 1 (5.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 13 (65.00%) Windows
2 9 (45.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (35.00%) Windows Server
5 6 (30.00%) Windows 7
6 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (5.00%) Linux
7 1 (5.00%) Unix
7 1 (5.00%) Windows 2000
7 1 (5.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) Migration
2 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (5.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (5.00%) High Availability
3 1 (5.00%) Identity Access Management
3 1 (5.00%) Identity Management
3 1 (5.00%) ITIL
3 1 (5.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (5.00%) Project Governance
3 1 (5.00%) Server Building
3 1 (5.00%) Server Virtualisation
3 1 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) PowerShell
1 4 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 14 (70.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (30.00%) XenApp
3 5 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (20.00%) VMware ESX
5 2 (10.00%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (5.00%) Terminal Services
6 1 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (5.00%) vSphere
6 1 (5.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (55.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (45.00%) VMware
3 7 (35.00%) Citrix
4 4 (20.00%) Veeam
5 1 (5.00%) Capita
5 1 (5.00%) Cisco
5 1 (5.00%) EMC
5 1 (5.00%) Nortel