The table below looks at the statistics for MS Exchange skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Exchange over the 3 months to 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 83 29 25
Rank change year-on-year
-54 -4
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 10 69 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.78% 5.78% 5.55%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.31% 29.24% 24.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 18 26
Average daily rate
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£249 £350 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.92% +29.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £179 £174 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £268 £268
% change year-on-year
+7.47% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 £15.55 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+157.23% +0.32%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -8.57%
MS Exchange
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Buckinghamshire region.

Application Platforms Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
232 236 182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 18.00% 19.77% 22.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 97 103
Average daily rate £350 £363 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +16.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £212 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £455 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 8
Average hourly rate £26.00 £15.35 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+69.38% +13.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.14 £14.50 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £40.00 £48.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%

MS Exchange
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Exchange across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

MS Exchange Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

MS Exchange
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS Exchange across the Buckinghamshire region.

MS Exchange Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

MS Exchange
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Exchange across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015.

MS Exchange Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

MS Exchange
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Exchange across the Buckinghamshire region.

MS Exchange Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

MS Exchange
Hourly Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Exchange across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015.

MS Exchange Hourly Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

MS Exchange
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Exchange within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -35 4 £249 -28.92% 4
Aylesbury +2 1 - -
High Wycombe -5 1 £400 +60.00% 1
Gerrards Cross - 1 £150 -
MS Exchange
South East

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing MS Exchange also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MS Exchange.

1 29 (78.38%) Windows
2 25 (67.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (48.65%) ITIL
4 17 (45.95%) Microsoft
5 16 (43.24%) Exchange Server 2010
5 16 (43.24%) VMware
5 16 (43.24%) Exchange Server 2003
6 15 (40.54%) SC Cleared
6 15 (40.54%) Security Cleared
7 14 (37.84%) Exchange Server 2007
7 14 (37.84%) Microsoft Certification
7 14 (37.84%) MCSE
7 14 (37.84%) Windows Server 2003
8 13 (35.14%) Citrix
9 11 (29.73%) MCP
9 11 (29.73%) Active Directory
9 11 (29.73%) VMware Infrastructure
10 9 (24.32%) Backup Exec
10 9 (24.32%) Windows Server 2012
11 8 (21.62%) SCCM
11 8 (21.62%) Windows 7
11 8 (21.62%) Service Management
11 8 (21.62%) MS Excel
11 8 (21.62%) DNS
12 7 (18.92%) DHCP
12 7 (18.92%) Linux
12 7 (18.92%) Change Management
12 7 (18.92%) Hyper-V
13 6 (16.22%) XenDesktop
13 6 (16.22%) DV Cleared

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing MS Exchange also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MS Exchange. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 16 (43.24%) Exchange Server 2003
1 16 (43.24%) Exchange Server 2010
2 14 (37.84%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (16.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 5 (13.51%) SharePoint
5 4 (10.81%) Lync
5 4 (10.81%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (10.81%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (2.70%) MediaWiki
6 1 (2.70%) IIS
6 1 (2.70%) Apache
6 1 (2.70%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (21.62%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.41%) MS Visio
2 2 (5.41%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Office 365
1 1 (2.70%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (21.62%) DNS
2 7 (18.92%) DHCP
3 3 (8.11%) TCP/IP
3 3 (8.11%) LAN
3 3 (8.11%) VoIP
3 3 (8.11%) WAN
3 3 (8.11%) Firewall
4 1 (2.70%) IP Telephony
4 1 (2.70%) BIG-IP
4 1 (2.70%) VLAN
4 1 (2.70%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (2.70%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (2.70%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.81%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.70%) MySQL
General
1 1 (2.70%) Finance
1 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (27.03%) Analyst
2 7 (18.92%) Support Engineer
3 6 (16.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (13.51%) Team Leader
5 4 (10.81%) Infrastructure Team Leader
5 4 (10.81%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) 1st Line Support
5 4 (10.81%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (8.11%) Service Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Support Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Help Desk Support
6 3 (8.11%) Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (5.41%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) SharePoint Specialist
7 2 (5.41%) Test Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Desktop Support
8 1 (2.70%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 1 (2.70%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.81%) Blackberry
3 3 (8.11%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.70%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 29 (78.38%) Windows
2 25 (67.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (37.84%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (24.32%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (21.62%) Windows 7
6 7 (18.92%) Linux
7 6 (16.22%) Windows XP
8 3 (8.11%) Windows Vista
9 2 (5.41%) Windows 8
9 2 (5.41%) UNIX
10 1 (2.70%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (48.65%) ITIL
2 8 (21.62%) Service Management
3 7 (18.92%) Change Management
4 6 (16.22%) Problem Management
5 4 (10.81%) ITIL V3
5 4 (10.81%) Service Delivery
6 3 (8.11%) Validation
6 3 (8.11%) Operations Management
6 3 (8.11%) Vulnerability Management
6 3 (8.11%) Line Management
6 3 (8.11%) Mentoring
7 2 (5.41%) Test Strategy
7 2 (5.41%) Migration
7 2 (5.41%) Risk Assessment
7 2 (5.41%) Software Testing
8 1 (2.70%) ITSM
8 1 (2.70%) Risk Management
8 1 (2.70%) Test Planning
8 1 (2.70%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (2.70%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.51%) SQL
2 4 (10.81%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (40.54%) Security Cleared
1 15 (40.54%) SC Cleared
2 14 (37.84%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (37.84%) MCSE
3 11 (29.73%) MCP
4 6 (16.22%) DV Cleared
5 3 (8.11%) MCITP
6 2 (5.41%) MCSA
6 2 (5.41%) ISEB
6 2 (5.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (2.70%) CCA
7 1 (2.70%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (2.70%) CCEA
7 1 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (2.70%) CCNP
7 1 (2.70%) CCNA
7 1 (2.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (2.70%) MCTS
7 1 (2.70%) VCAP
7 1 (2.70%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (29.73%) Active Directory
1 11 (29.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (18.92%) Hyper-V
3 6 (16.22%) XenDesktop
4 4 (10.81%) Firmware
5 3 (8.11%) Terminal Services
6 2 (5.41%) vSphere
7 1 (2.70%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (2.70%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (24.32%) Backup Exec
2 8 (21.62%) SCCM
3 6 (16.22%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (5.41%) OVSD
5 1 (2.70%) SCOM
Vendors
1 17 (45.95%) Microsoft
2 16 (43.24%) VMware
3 13 (35.14%) Citrix
4 6 (16.22%) McAfee
4 6 (16.22%) Sophos
4 6 (16.22%) Lumension
5 4 (10.81%) HP
6 3 (8.11%) Cisco
7 2 (5.41%) Mitel
8 1 (2.70%) F5
8 1 (2.70%) Oracle
8 1 (2.70%) CheckPoint