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 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 37 32 47
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +15
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 47 46 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 3.80% 4.50% 2.80%
As % of the Application Platforms category 23.50% 33.58% 18.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 18 16
Average daily rate
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£330 £173 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+91.30% -44.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £142 £132 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £352 £383 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 4
Average hourly rate £16.32 £14.50 £13.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.55% +9.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.18 £14.10 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.46 £15.20 £19.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -17.64%
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
200 137 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 16.16% 13.39% 15.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 61 64
Average daily rate £350 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £125 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £415 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 13 9
Average hourly rate £16.14 £14.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.31% +11.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.63 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.35 £16.25 £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -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 21 October 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
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 21 October 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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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 -9 39 £330 +94.11% 10
Beaconsfield - - - -
High Wycombe - - - - 2
Marlow - - - - 1
MS Exchange
South East

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 67 (74.44%) Windows
2 51 (56.67%) Security Cleared
3 50 (55.56%) Microsoft
4 44 (48.89%) ITIL
5 42 (46.67%) Exchange Server 2010
6 41 (45.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 41 (45.56%) Exchange Server 2003
7 40 (44.44%) SC Cleared
8 34 (37.78%) Active Directory
9 31 (34.44%) Microsoft Certification
10 27 (30.00%) MS Excel
10 27 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2007
11 26 (28.89%) Blackberry
12 25 (27.78%) MCSE
12 25 (27.78%) MCP
13 23 (25.56%) Backup Exec
13 23 (25.56%) DV Cleared
14 22 (24.44%) Citrix
14 22 (24.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 20 (22.22%) Service Management
16 19 (21.11%) Analytical Skills
17 18 (20.00%) Lync
18 17 (18.89%) VMware
18 17 (18.89%) Cisco
19 16 (17.78%) Windows 7
20 15 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
20 15 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
20 15 (16.67%) Change Management
21 13 (14.44%) Hyper-V
21 13 (14.44%) VMware Infrastructure

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 42 (46.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 41 (45.56%) Exchange Server 2003
3 27 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 22 (24.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 18 (20.00%) Lync
6 15 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
7 10 (11.11%) SharePoint
8 7 (7.78%) SharePoint 2013
9 5 (5.56%) Office Communications Server
10 3 (3.33%) IIS
11 1 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2000
11 1 (1.11%) Moodle
Applications
1 27 (30.00%) MS Excel
2 7 (7.78%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.22%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (12.22%) BIG-IP
2 9 (10.00%) LAN
3 8 (8.89%) WAN
3 8 (8.89%) Firewall
4 7 (7.78%) Cisco IOS
5 6 (6.67%) DNS
6 5 (5.56%) SAN
7 4 (4.44%) MPLS
7 4 (4.44%) DSL
7 4 (4.44%) DHCP
8 3 (3.33%) NAS
9 2 (2.22%) TCP/IP
9 2 (2.22%) Network Security
9 2 (2.22%) VoIP
10 1 (1.11%) SMTP
10 1 (1.11%) X.400
10 1 (1.11%) X.500
10 1 (1.11%) iSCSI
10 1 (1.11%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (1.11%) VLAN
General
1 5 (5.56%) Finance
2 2 (2.22%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.11%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 30 (33.33%) Analyst
2 15 (16.67%) Support Analyst
3 14 (15.56%) 1st Line Support
4 11 (12.22%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 10 (11.11%) Consultant
6 9 (10.00%) Service Analyst
6 9 (10.00%) Service Desk Analyst
7 8 (8.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 7 (7.78%) Support Engineer
8 7 (7.78%) Messaging Engineer
9 6 (6.67%) Infrastructure Team Leader
9 6 (6.67%) Team Leader
10 4 (4.44%) 3rd Line Support
10 4 (4.44%) Mobility Engineer
11 3 (3.33%) Exchange Consultant
11 3 (3.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 3 (3.33%) 2nd Line Support
11 3 (3.33%) Project Manager
11 3 (3.33%) Desktop Support
11 3 (3.33%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.11%) Application Packaging
1 1 (1.11%) WAMP
Miscellaneous
1 26 (28.89%) Blackberry
2 19 (21.11%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.56%) Thin Client
3 5 (5.56%) Fat Client
4 4 (4.44%) EqualLogic
4 4 (4.44%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.22%) Replication
6 1 (1.11%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.11%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 67 (74.44%) Windows
2 41 (45.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (17.78%) Windows 7
4 15 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (13.33%) UNIX
6 9 (10.00%) Windows Vista
6 9 (10.00%) Android
7 8 (8.89%) Windows 8
8 6 (6.67%) Windows XP
8 6 (6.67%) Linux
9 4 (4.44%) Windows Mobile
9 4 (4.44%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (2.22%) Apple iOS
10 2 (2.22%) Windows 2000
11 1 (1.11%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (48.89%) ITIL
2 20 (22.22%) Service Management
3 15 (16.67%) Change Management
4 8 (8.89%) Service Delivery
5 5 (5.56%) Problem Management
5 5 (5.56%) Migration
6 4 (4.44%) Validation
6 4 (4.44%) Vulnerability Management
6 4 (4.44%) Mobile Device Management
6 4 (4.44%) Server Monitoring
7 3 (3.33%) Mentoring
7 3 (3.33%) Project Management
7 3 (3.33%) Incident Management
7 3 (3.33%) Operations Management
7 3 (3.33%) ITIL V3
7 3 (3.33%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (2.22%) Line Management
9 1 (1.11%) Email Migration
9 1 (1.11%) Kalman Filter
9 1 (1.11%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (13.33%) SQL
2 10 (11.11%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.11%) C
3 1 (1.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 51 (56.67%) Security Cleared
2 40 (44.44%) SC Cleared
3 31 (34.44%) Microsoft Certification
4 25 (27.78%) MCP
4 25 (27.78%) MCSE
5 23 (25.56%) DV Cleared
6 5 (5.56%) CCNA
6 5 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (4.44%) MCSA
8 2 (2.22%) CCNP
8 2 (2.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (1.11%) MCDST
9 1 (1.11%) MCTS
9 1 (1.11%) MCITP
9 1 (1.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (13.33%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (37.78%) Active Directory
2 13 (14.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (14.44%) Hyper-V
3 5 (5.56%) Firmware
3 5 (5.56%) Xen
4 4 (4.44%) NLBS
5 3 (3.33%) XenApp
5 3 (3.33%) Forefront TMG
5 3 (3.33%) UAG
6 2 (2.22%) vSphere
6 2 (2.22%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (1.11%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (1.11%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.11%) DFS Replication
7 1 (1.11%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 23 (25.56%) Backup Exec
2 11 (12.22%) OVSD
3 7 (7.78%) McAfee ePO
3 7 (7.78%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 4 (4.44%) WSUS
5 3 (3.33%) WhatsUp Gold
5 3 (3.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 2 (2.22%) ARCserve
7 1 (1.11%) ZENworks
7 1 (1.11%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 50 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 22 (24.44%) Citrix
3 17 (18.89%) Cisco
3 17 (18.89%) VMware
4 11 (12.22%) Symantec
5 8 (8.89%) MobileIron
6 7 (7.78%) F5
6 7 (7.78%) Lumension
6 7 (7.78%) McAfee
7 6 (6.67%) Sophos
7 6 (6.67%) RightFax
7 6 (6.67%) IronPort
8 4 (4.44%) CheckPoint
9 3 (3.33%) NetApp
9 3 (3.33%) Websense
9 3 (3.33%) Veeam
10 2 (2.22%) Oracle
11 1 (1.11%) SAP
11 1 (1.11%) EMC
11 1 (1.11%) Veritas
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