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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 52 66 41
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -25
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 23 23 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.36% 1.95% 3.74%
As % of the Application Platforms category 12.37% 10.18% 21.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 10 16
Average daily rate £333 £238 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -24.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £119 £136
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £355 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
- +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 4
Average hourly rate £16.14 - £15.03
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
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
186 226 175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 19.10% 19.14% 17.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 124 83
Average daily rate £390 £350 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -7.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £228 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 7
Average hourly rate £16.14 £14.50 £15.03
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.31% -3.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.24 £14.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.77 £14.50 £15.66
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +13 18 £340 +31.40% 1
High Wycombe +7 3 £235 - 1
MS Exchange
South East

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 30 (93.75%) Windows
2 23 (71.88%) Microsoft
3 19 (59.38%) Windows Server
4 18 (56.25%) Active Directory
4 18 (56.25%) Exchange Server 2010
5 16 (50.00%) ITIL
6 14 (43.75%) Firewall
7 13 (40.63%) VMware
7 13 (40.63%) Blackberry
7 13 (40.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 11 (34.38%) Security Cleared
9 10 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
9 10 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (31.25%) DV Cleared
9 10 (31.25%) Citrix
9 10 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (28.13%) Exchange Server 2013
10 9 (28.13%) Hyper-V
11 8 (25.00%) SAN
11 8 (25.00%) Internet
11 8 (25.00%) SharePoint
11 8 (25.00%) LAN
11 8 (25.00%) WAN
11 8 (25.00%) Windows 8
12 7 (21.88%) Windows XP
12 7 (21.88%) SMTP
12 7 (21.88%) SQL Server
13 6 (18.75%) SQL
13 6 (18.75%) Oracle
13 6 (18.75%) NAS

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 18 (56.25%) Exchange Server 2010
2 13 (40.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 9 (28.13%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (25.00%) SharePoint
5 4 (12.50%) Office Communications Server
5 4 (12.50%) Skype for Business
6 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 5 (15.63%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (43.75%) Firewall
2 8 (25.00%) Internet
2 8 (25.00%) LAN
2 8 (25.00%) SAN
2 8 (25.00%) WAN
3 7 (21.88%) SMTP
4 6 (18.75%) NAS
5 4 (12.50%) iSCSI
6 3 (9.38%) DNS
6 3 (9.38%) Wireless
7 2 (6.25%) FTP
7 2 (6.25%) IPsec
7 2 (6.25%) SSH
7 2 (6.25%) TCP/IP
8 1 (3.13%) DHCP
8 1 (3.13%) POP3
8 1 (3.13%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.88%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (6.25%) Law
Job Titles
1 7 (21.88%) Analyst
1 7 (21.88%) Support Engineer
2 6 (18.75%) Architect
2 6 (18.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (15.63%) 3rd Line Support
3 5 (15.63%) IT Analyst
3 5 (15.63%) Service Analyst
3 5 (15.63%) Service Desk Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Active Directory Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Active Directory Support
4 4 (12.50%) Active Directory Support Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Enterprise Architect
4 4 (12.50%) Exchange Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Exchange Support
4 4 (12.50%) Server Support
4 4 (12.50%) Windows Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Windows Support Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.50%) .NET
1 4 (12.50%) JMS
1 4 (12.50%) SOAP
2 1 (3.13%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 13 (40.63%) Blackberry
2 4 (12.50%) Clustering
2 4 (12.50%) Cryptography
2 4 (12.50%) iPad
2 4 (12.50%) iPhone
3 2 (6.25%) Client/Server
3 2 (6.25%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.13%) CESG
4 1 (3.13%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 30 (93.75%) Windows
2 19 (59.38%) Windows Server
3 10 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (25.00%) Windows 8
5 7 (21.88%) Windows XP
6 6 (18.75%) Windows 7
7 5 (15.63%) Windows 2000
8 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (6.25%) Unix
9 2 (6.25%) Windows 10
9 2 (6.25%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (50.00%) ITIL
2 5 (15.63%) Change Control
2 5 (15.63%) Change Management
2 5 (15.63%) CRM
3 4 (12.50%) DoDAF
3 4 (12.50%) ITIL V3
3 4 (12.50%) Migration
3 4 (12.50%) MODAF
3 4 (12.50%) TOGAF
3 4 (12.50%) Zachman Framework
4 3 (9.38%) Business Analysis
4 3 (9.38%) RUP
4 3 (9.38%) UML
5 2 (6.25%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (6.25%) OWASP
5 2 (6.25%) Patch Management
5 2 (6.25%) Security Testing
5 2 (6.25%) Service Management
5 2 (6.25%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (3.13%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.75%) SQL
2 4 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (34.38%) Security Cleared
2 10 (31.25%) DV Cleared
3 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (12.50%) SC Cleared
4 3 (9.38%) CCNA
4 3 (9.38%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (9.38%) MCITP
5 2 (6.25%) CREST Certified
5 2 (6.25%) Cyber Scheme
5 2 (6.25%) MCP
5 2 (6.25%) MCSA
5 2 (6.25%) MCSE
5 2 (6.25%) OSCP
5 2 (6.25%) Tigerscheme
6 1 (3.13%) CCSP
6 1 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (3.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (3.13%) MCTS
System Software
1 18 (56.25%) Active Directory
2 10 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (28.13%) Hyper-V
4 2 (6.25%) Sendmail
4 2 (6.25%) vSphere
5 1 (3.13%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (12.50%) OpenView
1 4 (12.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (9.38%) SCCM
3 2 (6.25%) SCOM
4 1 (3.13%) OVSD
Vendors
1 23 (71.88%) Microsoft
2 13 (40.63%) VMware
3 10 (31.25%) Citrix
4 6 (18.75%) Oracle
5 5 (15.63%) HP
6 4 (12.50%) Cisco
6 4 (12.50%) FireEye
6 4 (12.50%) StorageTek
6 4 (12.50%) Sun
7 3 (9.38%) Rackspace
8 1 (3.13%) webMethods