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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 30 27 36
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +9
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 68 43 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 5.59% 5.05% 4.08%
As % of the Application Platforms category 28.33% 25.00% 24.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 24 29
Average daily rate £350 £268 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.84% -10.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £113 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £403 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £265 £260
% change year-on-year
+3.77% +1.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 2
Average hourly rate £15.35 £14.25 £12.45
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.71% +14.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.85 £13.25 £12.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.50 £15.25 £12.81
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +2.94%
Application Platforms Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
240 172 203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 19.74% 20.21% 16.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 96 98
Average daily rate £365 £275 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.72% -12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £120 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 9
Average hourly rate £15.35 £13.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.70% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -2.56%
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 16 April 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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -1 49 £375 +30.43% 11
High Wycombe +2 5 £250 +25.00% 1
Aylesbury 0 1 - -
Beaconsfield - - - -
Iver - - - -
Marlow - - - - 2
MS Exchange
South East

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 80 (74.77%) Windows
2 63 (58.88%) Microsoft
3 60 (56.07%) Windows Server 2008
4 58 (54.21%) Exchange Server 2010
5 57 (53.27%) Active Directory
6 45 (42.06%) Exchange Server 2003
7 44 (41.12%) Security Cleared
8 43 (40.19%) VMware
9 34 (31.78%) Citrix
10 33 (30.84%) SC Cleared
11 32 (29.91%) Microsoft Certification
12 28 (26.17%) ITIL
12 28 (26.17%) MCSE
12 28 (26.17%) Migration
12 28 (26.17%) Windows Server 2003
13 27 (25.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 27 (25.23%) MS Excel
13 27 (25.23%) VMware Infrastructure
14 26 (24.30%) SQL
15 23 (21.50%) Windows XP
15 23 (21.50%) Blackberry
15 23 (21.50%) Firewall
15 23 (21.50%) Exchange Server 2007
16 22 (20.56%) Windows 7
17 21 (19.63%) DV Cleared
18 19 (17.76%) SQL Server
19 18 (16.82%) Hyper-V
20 17 (15.89%) MS Office
21 16 (14.95%) Linux
21 16 (14.95%) Finance

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 58 (54.21%) Exchange Server 2010
2 45 (42.06%) Exchange Server 2003
3 27 (25.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 23 (21.50%) Exchange Server 2007
5 15 (14.02%) SharePoint
5 15 (14.02%) Exchange Server 2013
6 13 (12.15%) Lync
7 4 (3.74%) Exchange Server 2000
7 4 (3.74%) IBM Notes
8 3 (2.80%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (2.80%) WebSphere
9 2 (1.87%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.93%) IIS
10 1 (0.93%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 27 (25.23%) MS Excel
2 17 (15.89%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.87%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.54%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (3.74%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (21.50%) Firewall
2 15 (14.02%) TCP/IP
3 13 (12.15%) SAN
4 10 (9.35%) DNS
5 8 (7.48%) iSCSI
5 8 (7.48%) Internet
5 8 (7.48%) SMTP
5 8 (7.48%) DHCP
6 6 (5.61%) VLAN
6 6 (5.61%) NAS
7 5 (4.67%) ICMP
8 4 (3.74%) Network Security
8 4 (3.74%) VPN
8 4 (3.74%) WAN
8 4 (3.74%) LAN
8 4 (3.74%) MPLS
9 2 (1.87%) VoIP
10 1 (0.93%) X.400
10 1 (0.93%) X.500
10 1 (0.93%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (17.76%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.61%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (4.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.87%) MySQL
4 2 (1.87%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.93%) Oracle Reports
General
1 16 (14.95%) Finance
2 5 (4.67%) Banking
3 2 (1.87%) Spanish Language
3 2 (1.87%) French Language
3 2 (1.87%) German Language
3 2 (1.87%) Italian Language
4 1 (0.93%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 20 (18.69%) Analyst
2 13 (12.15%) Support Engineer
3 12 (11.21%) Consultant
4 11 (10.28%) Support Analyst
4 11 (10.28%) 3rd Line Support
4 11 (10.28%) 2nd Line Support
5 9 (8.41%) Administrator
5 9 (8.41%) Service Analyst
5 9 (8.41%) Messaging Engineer
5 9 (8.41%) Service Desk Analyst
6 7 (6.54%) Desktop Support
7 6 (5.61%) Technical Architect
7 6 (5.61%) Architect
8 5 (4.67%) Senior Server Specialist
8 5 (4.67%) Server Specialist
9 4 (3.74%) Exchange Engineer
9 4 (3.74%) Blackberry Support
9 4 (3.74%) Exchange Specialist
9 4 (3.74%) Infrastructure Team Leader
9 4 (3.74%) Desktop Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.87%) JAXP
1 2 (1.87%) XML Schema
1 2 (1.87%) JDBC
1 2 (1.87%) SOAP
1 2 (1.87%) Web Services
1 2 (1.87%) XML
1 2 (1.87%) XSD
2 1 (0.93%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 23 (21.50%) Blackberry
2 9 (8.41%) CESG
3 6 (5.61%) Cryptography
4 5 (4.67%) Hedge funds
4 5 (4.67%) PKI
5 3 (2.80%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.93%) Handset
6 1 (0.93%) Replication
6 1 (0.93%) Clustering
6 1 (0.93%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 80 (74.77%) Windows
2 60 (56.07%) Windows Server 2008
3 28 (26.17%) Windows Server 2003
4 23 (21.50%) Windows XP
5 22 (20.56%) Windows 7
6 16 (14.95%) Linux
7 15 (14.02%) UNIX
8 7 (6.54%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (4.67%) Windows 2000
9 5 (4.67%) Windows Vista
10 2 (1.87%) Android
10 2 (1.87%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.93%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (26.17%) ITIL
1 28 (26.17%) Migration
2 13 (12.15%) Change Management
3 8 (7.48%) ITIL V3
3 8 (7.48%) Continuous Improvement
3 8 (7.48%) Service Management
3 8 (7.48%) Service Delivery
3 8 (7.48%) CRM
4 7 (6.54%) Email Migration
5 6 (5.61%) Penetration Testing
5 6 (5.61%) Asset Management
6 5 (4.67%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (4.67%) Investment Management
7 4 (3.74%) Problem Management
7 4 (3.74%) TOGAF
7 4 (3.74%) Business Continuity
8 3 (2.80%) PRINCE
8 3 (2.80%) Capacity Planning
9 2 (1.87%) Incident Management
9 2 (1.87%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 26 (24.30%) SQL
2 13 (12.15%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.87%) VBScript
3 2 (1.87%) Java
4 1 (0.93%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.93%) C
Qualifications
1 44 (41.12%) Security Cleared
2 33 (30.84%) SC Cleared
3 32 (29.91%) Microsoft Certification
4 28 (26.17%) MCSE
5 21 (19.63%) DV Cleared
6 15 (14.02%) MCP
7 7 (6.54%) MCITP
8 5 (4.67%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (4.67%) VCDX
8 5 (4.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (3.74%) MCSA
10 3 (2.80%) CCNA
10 3 (2.80%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (1.87%) CITP
12 1 (0.93%) CCSA
12 1 (0.93%) ISEB
12 1 (0.93%) ISTQB
12 1 (0.93%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.54%) QA
2 6 (5.61%) SLA
System Software
1 57 (53.27%) Active Directory
2 27 (25.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (16.82%) Hyper-V
4 11 (10.28%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 3 (2.80%) DFS Replication
6 2 (1.87%) XenApp
6 2 (1.87%) XenServer
6 2 (1.87%) vSphere
6 2 (1.87%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.93%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.93%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.93%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (10.28%) Backup Exec
2 8 (7.48%) McAfee ePO
3 5 (4.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 5 (4.67%) SCCM
4 3 (2.80%) OVSD
5 2 (1.87%) WSUS
5 2 (1.87%) MOM
6 1 (0.93%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.93%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.93%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (0.93%) OpenView
6 1 (0.93%) Unicenter
6 1 (0.93%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.93%) Plesk
6 1 (0.93%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 63 (58.88%) Microsoft
2 43 (40.19%) VMware
3 34 (31.78%) Citrix
4 14 (13.08%) Cisco
5 13 (12.15%) HP
5 13 (12.15%) Lumension
6 9 (8.41%) McAfee
7 8 (7.48%) Symantec
8 7 (6.54%) Sophos
9 6 (5.61%) MobileIron
10 5 (4.67%) Sun
10 5 (4.67%) StorageTek
10 5 (4.67%) RightFax
10 5 (4.67%) IronPort
11 4 (3.74%) Veeam
11 4 (3.74%) Lotus
11 4 (3.74%) Oracle
12 3 (2.80%) CheckPoint
12 3 (2.80%) Apple
12 3 (2.80%) Dell
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
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