The first table below looks at the demand for MS Exchange skills in IT contracts advertised for the High Wycombe region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Exchange over the 3 months to 18 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 High Wycombe 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 9 10 13
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 5 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in High Wycombe 8.93% 5.13% 1.82%
As % of the Application Platforms category 33.33% 28.57% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
Average daily rate £250 £200 £150
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £265 £260
% change year-on-year
+3.77% +1.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +2.94%
Application Platforms Category
High Wycombe
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
15 7 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in High Wycombe 26.79% 17.95% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 4
Average daily rate £250 £200 £190
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £135 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £283 £326
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £19.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.12% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
MS Exchange
Buckinghamshire

MS Exchange
Jobs Demand Trend in High Wycombe

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Exchange across the High Wycombe region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

MS Exchange Jobs Demand Trend in High Wycombe

MS Exchange
Daily Rate Trend in High Wycombe

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS Exchange across the High Wycombe region.

MS Exchange Daily Rate Trend in High Wycombe

MS Exchange
Hourly Rate Trend in High Wycombe

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Exchange across the High Wycombe region.

MS Exchange Hourly Rate Trend in High Wycombe

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in High Wycombe

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the High Wycombe 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
3 5 (71.43%) Firewall
4 4 (57.14%) Migration
4 4 (57.14%) VMware
4 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (57.14%) MPLS
4 4 (57.14%) SAN
4 4 (57.14%) DHCP
4 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
4 4 (57.14%) DNS
4 4 (57.14%) VLAN
4 4 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2000
4 4 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (57.14%) Veeam
4 4 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (42.86%) DFS Replication
5 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (42.86%) iSCSI
5 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
6 2 (28.57%) ITIL
6 2 (28.57%) CCNA
6 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (28.57%) MCSE
6 2 (28.57%) MCSA
6 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
6 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
7 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in High Wycombe by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the High Wycombe 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 4 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2000
1 4 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2007
1 4 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) Firewall
2 4 (57.14%) MPLS
2 4 (57.14%) SAN
2 4 (57.14%) DHCP
2 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
2 4 (57.14%) DNS
2 4 (57.14%) VLAN
3 3 (42.86%) iSCSI
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Systems Administrator
1 3 (42.86%) Administrator
2 2 (28.57%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (28.57%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (28.57%) Support Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Desktop Support
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Desktop Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Support
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
5 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Migration
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) CCNA
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (28.57%) MCSE
1 2 (28.57%) MCSA
2 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 3 (42.86%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) VMware
1 4 (57.14%) Veeam
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco
3 1 (14.29%) Veritas