Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 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
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 180 163 187
Rank change year-on-year -17 +24 -47
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2010 24 20 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.47% 0.43% 0.42%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.85% 2.69% 2.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 13 12
West Midlands median daily rate £350 £238 £240
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +47.37% -1.04% -13.51%
10th Percentile £201 £165 £163
90th Percentile £521 £410 £375
England median daily rate £313 £315 £313
% change year-on-year -0.64% +0.64% +0.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
West Midlands median hourly rate - £12.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -16.67% -28.57%
England median hourly rate £19.00 £17.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year +10.14% +4.55% -14.29%

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 841 743 1,079
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 16.55% 16.05% 17.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 473 466 656
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +9.59%
10th Percentile £250 £229 £238
90th Percentile £563 £575 £525
England median daily rate £464 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.00% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 32 26
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £18.75 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.33% +25.00% -14.29%
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.38 £10.60
90th Percentile £23.43 £40.18 £31.13
England median hourly rate £21.50 £20.96 £20.00
% change year-on-year +2.60% +4.78% +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 19 October 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 19 October 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
Warwickshire - 6 £250 - 2
Birmingham -1 4 £325 +8.33% 2
Coventry -13 4 £550 +218.84% 1
Shropshire - 3 £325 -
Solihull -2 2 - - 1
Staffordshire -7 2 - -
Walsall - 1 £375 -
Exchange Server 2010
England

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 24 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 21 (87.50%) VMware
3 19 (79.17%) Windows
4 17 (70.83%) Windows Server
5 16 (66.67%) Microsoft
5 16 (66.67%) Active Directory
6 15 (62.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 12 (50.00%) Citrix
7 12 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (41.67%) Data Centre
8 10 (41.67%) XenApp
8 10 (41.67%) vSphere
8 10 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (33.33%) PowerShell
9 8 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
10 7 (29.17%) VMware Infrastructure
10 7 (29.17%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (29.17%) TCP/IP
10 7 (29.17%) SQL Server
10 7 (29.17%) MCSE
10 7 (29.17%) NetApp
10 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (29.17%) Windows 10
11 6 (25.00%) vCenter Server
11 6 (25.00%) SQL
11 6 (25.00%) DNS
11 6 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
12 5 (20.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 5 (20.83%) Clustering
12 5 (20.83%) MCITP

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 24 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (12.50%) Skype for Business
4 2 (8.33%) IIS
4 2 (8.33%) MS Project Server
4 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
4 2 (8.33%) Site Server
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.67%) IaaS
1 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (16.67%) Office 365
2 2 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (8.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (29.17%) TCP/IP
2 6 (25.00%) DNS
3 5 (20.83%) DHCP
4 4 (16.67%) SSL
4 4 (16.67%) VLAN
5 3 (12.50%) DKIM
5 3 (12.50%) Firewall
5 3 (12.50%) LAN
5 3 (12.50%) Skype
5 3 (12.50%) WAN
6 2 (8.33%) iSCSI
6 2 (8.33%) Unified Communications
6 2 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (4.17%) DMARC
7 1 (4.17%) IMAP
7 1 (4.17%) POP3
7 1 (4.17%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (29.17%) SQL Server
2 6 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 2 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 13 (54.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (25.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Support Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Data Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Data Centre Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Citrix Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Exchange Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Project Leader
6 1 (4.17%) Server Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) WSH
2 1 (4.17%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 10 (41.67%) Data Centre
2 5 (20.83%) Clustering
3 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (8.33%) EMC VNX
4 2 (8.33%) EMC VNXe
4 2 (8.33%) Fat Client
4 2 (8.33%) Management Information System
4 2 (8.33%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 19 (79.17%) Windows
2 17 (70.83%) Windows Server
3 12 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (29.17%) Windows 10
5 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (20.83%) Linux
7 2 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (8.33%) Windows 7
8 1 (4.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (62.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 5 (20.83%) Capacity Planning
2 5 (20.83%) ITIL
2 5 (20.83%) Migration
3 4 (16.67%) Patch Management
3 4 (16.67%) Service Management
4 3 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (12.50%) ITIL V3
4 3 (12.50%) Risk Analysis
4 3 (12.50%) Security Patching
5 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (8.33%) Asset Management
5 2 (8.33%) Change Control
5 2 (8.33%) High Availability
5 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (8.33%) Integration Testing
5 2 (8.33%) Line Management
5 2 (8.33%) Network Design
5 2 (8.33%) SIEM
5 2 (8.33%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 6 (25.00%) SQL
3 5 (20.83%) VBScript
4 2 (8.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (29.17%) MCSE
1 7 (29.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (20.83%) MCITP
2 5 (20.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (4.17%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (8.33%) GDPR
3 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 10 (41.67%) vSphere
2 10 (41.67%) XenApp
3 8 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (29.17%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (12.50%) VMware Server
6 2 (8.33%) Firmware
6 2 (8.33%) vCloud
6 2 (8.33%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (4.17%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (25.00%) vCenter Server
2 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Clustering
3 4 (16.67%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (8.33%) Backup Exec
4 2 (8.33%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (8.33%) Nessus
4 2 (8.33%) SCCM
4 2 (8.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 21 (87.50%) VMware
2 16 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 12 (50.00%) Citrix
4 7 (29.17%) NetApp
5 5 (20.83%) EMC
6 4 (16.67%) McAfee
7 3 (12.50%) Cisco
7 3 (12.50%) CommVault
7 3 (12.50%) Dell
7 3 (12.50%) HP
8 2 (8.33%) Adobe
8 2 (8.33%) CheckPoint
8 2 (8.33%) Fortinet
8 2 (8.33%) Red Hat
8 2 (8.33%) Sophos
8 2 (8.33%) Tripwire
9 1 (4.17%) Avaya
9 1 (4.17%) Symantec