Period
to 23 July 2018

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 6 months to 23 July 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
England > West Midlands
6 months to
23 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 169 156 186
Rank change year-on-year -13 +30 -40
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2010 34 23 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.66% 0.52% 0.37%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.06% 3.21% 2.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 12 11
West Midlands median daily rate £275 £238 £205
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.79% +15.85% -25.45%
10th Percentile £205 £164 £163
90th Percentile £446 £378 £388
England median daily rate £301 £325 £305
% change year-on-year -7.38% +6.56% -1.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 2
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.25 £12.50 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.00% -18.03% -27.38%
10th Percentile £14.58 £10.50 £11.88
90th Percentile £20.13 £18.40 £19.63
England median hourly rate £19.00 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year +18.75% +6.67% -25.35%

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

All Application Platform Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 838 717 1,068
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 16.27% 16.28% 17.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 500 429 649
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £250 £226 £249
90th Percentile £573 £575 £525
England median daily rate £450 £445 £425
% change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% +8.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 36 21
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +36.00% -24.24%
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £29.73 £35.50 £24.00
England median hourly rate £20.50 £19.99 £20.00
% change year-on-year +2.58% -0.08% +5.26%

Exchange Server 2010
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Exchange Server 2010 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

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 6 months to 23 July 2018.

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 6 months to 23 July 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
Birmingham -16 7 £356 -5.00%
Coventry -19 6 £523 +44.14% 1
Shropshire -22 6 £250 +25.00% 1
Warwickshire - 5 £225 -
Staffordshire -2 2 - -
Solihull - 1 - - 1
Walsall - 1 £375 -
Wolverhampton - 1 - -
Exchange Server 2010
England

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Exchange Server 2010.

1 34 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 30 (88.24%) Windows
3 29 (85.29%) VMware
4 25 (73.53%) Active Directory
5 22 (64.71%) Microsoft
6 21 (61.76%) Citrix
7 20 (58.82%) Windows Server
8 16 (47.06%) Windows Server 2012
9 15 (44.12%) Windows Server 2008
9 15 (44.12%) XenApp
10 13 (38.24%) vSphere
11 12 (35.29%) Data Centre
12 11 (32.35%) PowerShell
12 11 (32.35%) DNS
13 10 (29.41%) SQL Server
14 9 (26.47%) TCP/IP
15 8 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
15 8 (23.53%) SQL
15 8 (23.53%) NetApp
15 8 (23.53%) Migration
15 8 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
15 8 (23.53%) Clustering
15 8 (23.53%) VMware ESXi
15 8 (23.53%) Windows 10
16 7 (20.59%) Capacity Planning
16 7 (20.59%) Windows Server 2003
17 6 (17.65%) McAfee
17 6 (17.65%) Service Management
17 6 (17.65%) Disaster Recovery
17 6 (17.65%) ITIL

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 34 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (14.71%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (11.76%) Skype for Business
4 3 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (8.82%) SharePoint
5 2 (5.88%) Site Server
6 1 (2.94%) IIS
6 1 (2.94%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.71%) Office 365
2 4 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (8.82%) IaaS
4 2 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (32.35%) DNS
2 9 (26.47%) TCP/IP
3 5 (14.71%) DDNS
3 5 (14.71%) DHCP
3 5 (14.71%) LAN
3 5 (14.71%) NAS
3 5 (14.71%) Remote Desktop
3 5 (14.71%) SAN
4 4 (11.76%) Firewall
4 4 (11.76%) Skype
4 4 (11.76%) WAN
5 3 (8.82%) SSL
5 3 (8.82%) VLAN
5 3 (8.82%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (5.88%) DKIM
6 2 (5.88%) Unified Communications
6 2 (5.88%) VPN
7 1 (2.94%) DMARC
7 1 (2.94%) NetScaler
7 1 (2.94%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (29.41%) SQL Server
2 6 (17.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (11.76%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 1 (2.94%) Finance
1 1 (2.94%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 16 (47.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (20.59%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) Support Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) Technical Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Applications Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Server Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Administrator
5 2 (5.88%) Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Citrix Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Data Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Data Centre Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Support
5 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Migration Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Server Administrator
5 2 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.76%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 12 (35.29%) Data Centre
2 8 (23.53%) Clustering
3 6 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.88%) Fat Client
4 2 (5.88%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.88%) Thin Client
5 1 (2.94%) EMC VNX
5 1 (2.94%) EMC VNXe
Operating Systems
1 30 (88.24%) Windows
2 20 (58.82%) Windows Server
3 16 (47.06%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (44.12%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (23.53%) Windows 10
6 7 (20.59%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (8.82%) Linux
7 3 (8.82%) Windows 7
8 2 (5.88%) Windows 8
9 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
9 1 (2.94%) Mac OS
9 1 (2.94%) Mac OS X
9 1 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (2.94%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (23.53%) Migration
2 7 (20.59%) Capacity Planning
3 6 (17.65%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (17.65%) ITIL
3 6 (17.65%) Service Management
4 5 (14.71%) ITIL V3
4 5 (14.71%) Security Patching
5 4 (11.76%) Patch Management
6 2 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (5.88%) Change Control
6 2 (5.88%) High Availability
6 2 (5.88%) Integration Testing
6 2 (5.88%) Line Management
6 2 (5.88%) Network Design
6 2 (5.88%) PRINCE2
6 2 (5.88%) Project Management
6 2 (5.88%) Scrum
6 2 (5.88%) SIEM
6 2 (5.88%) Virtual Infrastructure
6 2 (5.88%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (32.35%) PowerShell
2 8 (23.53%) SQL
3 5 (14.71%) VBScript
4 1 (2.94%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (17.65%) MCSE
3 5 (14.71%) MCITP
4 4 (11.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (8.82%) Degree
6 2 (5.88%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (2.94%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (5.88%) GDPR
3 1 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (73.53%) Active Directory
2 15 (44.12%) XenApp
3 13 (38.24%) vSphere
4 8 (23.53%) VMware ESXi
4 8 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (8.82%) Hyper-V
5 3 (8.82%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (5.88%) vCloud
6 2 (5.88%) VMware Server
6 2 (5.88%) XenServer
7 1 (2.94%) Firmware
7 1 (2.94%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (17.65%) McAfee ePO
1 6 (17.65%) vCenter Server
2 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Clustering
2 3 (8.82%) SCCM
3 1 (2.94%) AirWatch
3 1 (2.94%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.94%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (2.94%) Nessus
3 1 (2.94%) WSUS
Vendors
1 29 (85.29%) VMware
2 22 (64.71%) Microsoft
3 21 (61.76%) Citrix
4 8 (23.53%) NetApp
5 6 (17.65%) EMC
5 6 (17.65%) McAfee
6 5 (14.71%) CommVault
6 5 (14.71%) SolarWinds
7 3 (8.82%) Cisco
8 2 (5.88%) Avaya
8 2 (5.88%) CheckPoint
8 2 (5.88%) Fortinet
8 2 (5.88%) HP
9 1 (2.94%) Apple
9 1 (2.94%) Aruba
9 1 (2.94%) Dell
9 1 (2.94%) Red Hat
9 1 (2.94%) ShoreTel
9 1 (2.94%) Sophos
9 1 (2.94%) Tripwire