The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Buckinghamshire region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 48 50 49
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 39 28 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 3.00% 2.76% 2.40%
As % of the Application Platforms category 17.49% 19.18% 14.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 15 10
Average daily rate
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£300 £325 £201
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +61.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £137 £212 £159
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £425 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £295 £300
% change year-on-year
-5.08% -1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 0
Average hourly rate £16.14 £190.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-91.50% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £17.75
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -1.40%
Application Platforms Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
223 146 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 17.18% 14.41% 16.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 64 67
Average daily rate £350 £355 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% +9.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £215 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 5
Average hourly rate £16.14 £18.25 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.56% +40.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-13.15% -5.00%
MS Exchange
South East

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 25 July 2014.

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 25 July 2014.

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 25 July 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +5 25 £330 -9.58% 7
High Wycombe +3 7 £300 - 3
Marlow - - - -
Amersham - - - -
Aylesbury - - - -
Beaconsfield - - - -
Buckingham - - - -
Chesham - - - -
MS Exchange
South East

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 77 (70.64%) Windows
2 59 (54.13%) Microsoft
3 55 (50.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 54 (49.54%) Exchange Server 2010
5 52 (47.71%) Security Cleared
6 50 (45.87%) Active Directory
7 43 (39.45%) SC Cleared
8 42 (38.53%) Exchange Server 2003
9 40 (36.70%) ITIL
10 36 (33.03%) Citrix
11 33 (30.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 32 (29.36%) Blackberry
13 30 (27.52%) VMware
13 30 (27.52%) Microsoft Certification
14 27 (24.77%) Windows Server 2003
14 27 (24.77%) DV Cleared
15 26 (23.85%) Exchange Server 2007
16 25 (22.94%) Cisco
17 24 (22.02%) MCSE
18 23 (21.10%) MS Excel
19 21 (19.27%) UNIX
19 21 (19.27%) SQL
19 21 (19.27%) VMware Infrastructure
19 21 (19.27%) Lync
19 21 (19.27%) Exchange Server 2013
20 20 (18.35%) Firewall
21 19 (17.43%) Backup Exec
22 18 (16.51%) MS Office
22 18 (16.51%) MCP
23 17 (15.60%) Migration

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 54 (49.54%) Exchange Server 2010
2 42 (38.53%) Exchange Server 2003
3 33 (30.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 26 (23.85%) Exchange Server 2007
5 21 (19.27%) Lync
5 21 (19.27%) Exchange Server 2013
6 12 (11.01%) SharePoint
7 5 (4.59%) Exchange Server 2000
8 3 (2.75%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.92%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.92%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (0.92%) Moodle
9 1 (0.92%) WebSphere
Applications
1 23 (21.10%) MS Excel
2 18 (16.51%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.83%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.92%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.42%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.83%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (18.35%) Firewall
2 15 (13.76%) SAN
3 9 (8.26%) TCP/IP
3 9 (8.26%) iSCSI
3 9 (8.26%) NAS
4 8 (7.34%) MPLS
5 7 (6.42%) Internet
5 7 (6.42%) BIG-IP
5 7 (6.42%) DNS
5 7 (6.42%) SMTP
5 7 (6.42%) Cisco IOS
6 5 (4.59%) DHCP
6 5 (4.59%) LAN
6 5 (4.59%) VLAN
6 5 (4.59%) ICMP
6 5 (4.59%) WAN
7 4 (3.67%) DSL
7 4 (3.67%) VoIP
8 2 (1.83%) Network Security
9 1 (0.92%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.59%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.83%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (1.83%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (1.83%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (1.83%) MySQL
3 1 (0.92%) Oracle Reports
General
1 7 (6.42%) Finance
2 2 (1.83%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.92%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 24 (22.02%) Analyst
2 15 (13.76%) Consultant
3 12 (11.01%) Messaging Engineer
4 11 (10.09%) Support Analyst
4 11 (10.09%) Service Analyst
4 11 (10.09%) Service Desk Analyst
5 10 (9.17%) Support Engineer
6 7 (6.42%) 1st Line Support
7 6 (5.50%) 3rd Line Support
7 6 (5.50%) 2nd Line Support
8 5 (4.59%) Administrator
8 5 (4.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (4.59%) 1st Line Support Analyst
8 5 (4.59%) Service Desk Engineer
8 5 (4.59%) Help Desk Support
8 5 (4.59%) Mobility Engineer
8 5 (4.59%) Help Desk Engineer
9 4 (3.67%) Exchange Specialist
9 4 (3.67%) Infrastructure Team Leader
9 4 (3.67%) Blackberry Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.92%) JDBC
1 1 (0.92%) SOAP
1 1 (0.92%) Web Services
1 1 (0.92%) XML
1 1 (0.92%) XSD
1 1 (0.92%) XML Schema
1 1 (0.92%) JAXP
1 1 (0.92%) Middleware
1 1 (0.92%) Application Packaging
1 1 (0.92%) WAMP
Miscellaneous
1 32 (29.36%) Blackberry
2 9 (8.26%) CESG
3 6 (5.50%) Cryptography
4 5 (4.59%) PKI
5 4 (3.67%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.67%) Fat Client
5 4 (3.67%) EqualLogic
5 4 (3.67%) Thin Client
6 2 (1.83%) Replication
7 1 (0.92%) iPad
7 1 (0.92%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.92%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 77 (70.64%) Windows
2 55 (50.46%) Windows Server 2008
3 27 (24.77%) Windows Server 2003
4 21 (19.27%) UNIX
5 16 (14.68%) Windows XP
6 14 (12.84%) Windows 7
7 13 (11.93%) Linux
8 10 (9.17%) Android
9 5 (4.59%) Windows 2000
10 4 (3.67%) Windows Mobile
10 4 (3.67%) Windows Vista
11 3 (2.75%) Apple iOS
12 2 (1.83%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.92%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.92%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (36.70%) ITIL
2 17 (15.60%) Migration
3 16 (14.68%) Change Management
4 13 (11.93%) Service Management
5 9 (8.26%) Problem Management
6 8 (7.34%) Continuous Improvement
6 8 (7.34%) Service Delivery
7 7 (6.42%) CRM
7 7 (6.42%) ITIL V3
8 6 (5.50%) Penetration Testing
9 5 (4.59%) Mobile Device Management
10 4 (3.67%) TOGAF
11 3 (2.75%) PRINCE
11 3 (2.75%) Project Management
12 2 (1.83%) PRINCE2
12 2 (1.83%) Business Continuity
12 2 (1.83%) Disaster Recovery
12 2 (1.83%) ITSM
12 2 (1.83%) Software Deployment
13 1 (0.92%) Email Migration
Programming Languages
1 21 (19.27%) SQL
2 11 (10.09%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.83%) C
4 1 (0.92%) Java
4 1 (0.92%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.92%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 52 (47.71%) Security Cleared
2 43 (39.45%) SC Cleared
3 30 (27.52%) Microsoft Certification
4 27 (24.77%) DV Cleared
5 24 (22.02%) MCSE
6 18 (16.51%) MCP
7 7 (6.42%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (4.59%) MCSA
8 5 (4.59%) CCNA
9 3 (2.75%) MCITP
10 2 (1.83%) CITP
10 2 (1.83%) MCDST
10 2 (1.83%) MCTS
11 1 (0.92%) ISEB
11 1 (0.92%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.92%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.26%) SLA
2 7 (6.42%) QA
System Software
1 50 (45.87%) Active Directory
2 21 (19.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (15.60%) Hyper-V
4 5 (4.59%) XenApp
5 4 (3.67%) DFS Replication
5 4 (3.67%) Xen
5 4 (3.67%) NLBS
5 4 (3.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (1.83%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (1.83%) vSphere
6 2 (1.83%) XenServer
7 1 (0.92%) Sendmail
7 1 (0.92%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 19 (17.43%) Backup Exec
2 12 (11.01%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 8 (7.34%) OVSD
4 7 (6.42%) McAfee ePO
5 4 (3.67%) WSUS
6 3 (2.75%) WhatsUp Gold
6 3 (2.75%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 2 (1.83%) ARCserve
7 2 (1.83%) SCCM
8 1 (0.92%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.92%) OpenView
8 1 (0.92%) Unicenter
8 1 (0.92%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 1 (0.92%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (0.92%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 59 (54.13%) Microsoft
2 36 (33.03%) Citrix
3 30 (27.52%) VMware
4 25 (22.94%) Cisco
5 16 (14.68%) Symantec
6 14 (12.84%) MobileIron
7 13 (11.93%) Lumension
8 11 (10.09%) RightFax
8 11 (10.09%) IronPort
9 9 (8.26%) HP
10 8 (7.34%) McAfee
11 7 (6.42%) Sophos
11 7 (6.42%) Veeam
12 6 (5.50%) CheckPoint
13 5 (4.59%) Oracle
13 5 (4.59%) StorageTek
13 5 (4.59%) Sun
14 3 (2.75%) NetApp
14 3 (2.75%) F5
15 2 (1.83%) Kaseya