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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 72 46 48
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +2
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 22 36 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.61% 3.02% 3.03%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.43% 18.00% 23.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 18 14
Average daily rate
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£300 £330 £178
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +85.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £153 £128
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £415 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
- +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Average hourly rate £16.32 £16.32 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -9.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.18 £16.18 £15.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.46 £16.46 £155.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.00
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
261 200 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 19.08% 16.78% 12.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 113 63
Average daily rate £390 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £219 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 6
Average hourly rate £12.00 £16.14 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.65% -10.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.80 £16.14 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.18 £16.39 £190.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -7.89%

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 4 September 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
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 4 September 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 -11 19 £300 -9.09% 2
Aylesbury - 2 - -
MS Exchange
South East

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 45 (88.24%) Windows
2 34 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 29 (56.86%) Microsoft
4 25 (49.02%) Windows Server 2008
5 23 (45.10%) Office 365
6 22 (43.14%) Migration
7 21 (41.18%) VMware
7 21 (41.18%) Windows Server 2003
8 19 (37.25%) Exchange Server 2010
9 17 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
10 15 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
10 15 (29.41%) MS Excel
11 14 (27.45%) Lync
12 13 (25.49%) Microsoft Certification
13 12 (23.53%) MCSE
13 12 (23.53%) SQL
14 11 (21.57%) HP
14 11 (21.57%) Hyper-V
14 11 (21.57%) Exchange Server 2013
15 10 (19.61%) Citrix
15 10 (19.61%) ITIL
16 9 (17.65%) SQL Server
16 9 (17.65%) PowerShell
16 9 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2007
16 9 (17.65%) Security Cleared
16 9 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2003
17 8 (15.69%) SC Cleared
17 8 (15.69%) MS Office
18 7 (13.73%) Forefront TMG
18 7 (13.73%) MCITP

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 19 (37.25%) Exchange Server 2010
2 14 (27.45%) Lync
3 11 (21.57%) Exchange Server 2013
4 9 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2003
4 9 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (9.80%) SharePoint
6 4 (7.84%) IIS
7 1 (1.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 15 (29.41%) MS Excel
2 8 (15.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (9.80%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 23 (45.10%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.84%) Firewall
2 3 (5.88%) SAN
3 1 (1.96%) LAN
3 1 (1.96%) WAN
3 1 (1.96%) DHCP
3 1 (1.96%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (1.96%) Automotive
1 1 (1.96%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (15.69%) Migration Engineer
2 6 (11.76%) 3rd Line Support
3 5 (9.80%) Consultant
3 5 (9.80%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (7.84%) Analyst
4 4 (7.84%) Support Engineer
4 4 (7.84%) Wintel Engineer
5 3 (5.88%) Active Directory Consultant
5 3 (5.88%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (5.88%) Support Analyst
5 3 (5.88%) Technical Architect
5 3 (5.88%) Architect
5 3 (5.88%) Migration Consultant
5 3 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (5.88%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (3.92%) Help Desk Support
6 2 (3.92%) Senior Consultant
6 2 (3.92%) Applications Specialist
6 2 (3.92%) Support Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.88%) PKI
2 2 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.92%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.96%) Clustering
3 1 (1.96%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 45 (88.24%) Windows
2 25 (49.02%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (41.18%) Windows Server 2003
4 17 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (7.84%) UNIX
6 3 (5.88%) Linux
7 2 (3.92%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.96%) Windows 2000
8 1 (1.96%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (43.14%) Migration
2 10 (19.61%) ITIL
3 5 (9.80%) CRM
3 5 (9.80%) Change Control
4 4 (7.84%) Mentoring
4 4 (7.84%) Service Management
4 4 (7.84%) Problem Management
4 4 (7.84%) ITSM
5 3 (5.88%) Coaching
5 3 (5.88%) Vulnerability Management
5 3 (5.88%) ITIL V3
6 2 (3.92%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (3.92%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (3.92%) Load Balancing
6 2 (3.92%) Service Delivery
6 2 (3.92%) Change Management
6 2 (3.92%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (3.92%) Network Design
6 2 (3.92%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (1.96%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 12 (23.53%) SQL
2 9 (17.65%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.96%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (25.49%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (23.53%) MCSE
3 9 (17.65%) Security Cleared
4 8 (15.69%) SC Cleared
5 7 (13.73%) MCITP
6 6 (11.76%) MCTS
7 5 (9.80%) DV Cleared
8 3 (5.88%) Degree
8 3 (5.88%) MCP
9 2 (3.92%) MCSA
10 1 (1.96%) CCNA
10 1 (1.96%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (1.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (1.96%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.92%) SLA
2 1 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.96%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 34 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 15 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (21.57%) Hyper-V
4 7 (13.73%) Forefront TMG
5 3 (5.88%) ISA Server
5 3 (5.88%) VMware ESX
6 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (3.92%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (9.80%) WSUS
2 4 (7.84%) OVSD
3 3 (5.88%) SCCM
4 2 (3.92%) SCOM
4 2 (3.92%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (3.92%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (3.92%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.96%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.96%) NetVault Backup
Vendors
1 29 (56.86%) Microsoft
2 21 (41.18%) VMware
3 11 (21.57%) HP
4 10 (19.61%) Citrix
5 6 (11.76%) NetApp
6 5 (9.80%) Lumension
6 5 (9.80%) Cisco
7 4 (7.84%) Symantec
8 3 (5.88%) Red Hat
8 3 (5.88%) CheckPoint
9 2 (3.92%) McAfee
9 2 (3.92%) Dell
9 2 (3.92%) GFI Software
10 1 (1.96%) Rackspace