The first table below looks at the demand for Exchange Server 2010 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Exchange Server 2010 over the 3 months to 24 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 Milton Keynes 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server 2010
Rank 45 39 56
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +17
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2010 26 12 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 3.01% 2.27% 1.61%
As % of the Application Platforms category 15.12% 9.84% 9.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 8
Average daily rate £300 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £275 £288
% change year-on-year
- -4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.35 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £20.00 £18.25
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +9.58%
Application Platforms Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
172 122 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 19.88% 23.11% 16.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 64 57
Average daily rate £375 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £110 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £372
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 8
Average hourly rate £15.35 £13.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.07% -3.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -
Exchange Server 2010
Buckinghamshire

Exchange Server 2010
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Exchange Server 2010 across the Milton Keynes region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

Exchange Server 2010 Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Exchange Server 2010
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2010 across the Milton Keynes region.

Exchange Server 2010 Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Exchange Server 2010
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Exchange Server 2010 across the Milton Keynes region.

Exchange Server 2010 Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Exchange Server 2010
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing Exchange Server 2010 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 Exchange Server 2010.

1 39 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 29 (74.36%) Windows
3 26 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 24 (61.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (56.41%) Exchange Server 2003
6 19 (48.72%) Active Directory
7 18 (46.15%) Security Cleared
8 17 (43.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 17 (43.59%) Migration
8 17 (43.59%) VMware
9 15 (38.46%) Windows XP
9 15 (38.46%) SC Cleared
10 13 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
10 13 (33.33%) Citrix
10 13 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
10 13 (33.33%) Blackberry
11 12 (30.77%) Windows 7
12 10 (25.64%) MS Excel
13 9 (23.08%) MS Office
14 8 (20.51%) Exchange Server 2013
14 8 (20.51%) Cisco
15 7 (17.95%) Symantec
15 7 (17.95%) ITIL
15 7 (17.95%) Email Migration
15 7 (17.95%) MobileIron
16 6 (15.38%) Lync
16 6 (15.38%) RightFax
16 6 (15.38%) IronPort
16 6 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
16 6 (15.38%) CESG

Exchange Server 2010
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing Exchange Server 2010 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 Exchange Server 2010. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 39 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 22 (56.41%) Exchange Server 2003
3 17 (43.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 13 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
5 8 (20.51%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (15.38%) Lync
7 1 (2.56%) IIS
7 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (25.64%) MS Excel
2 9 (23.08%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.82%) Internet
1 5 (12.82%) Firewall
2 4 (10.26%) SMTP
2 4 (10.26%) DNS
3 3 (7.69%) SAN
3 3 (7.69%) TCP/IP
3 3 (7.69%) NAS
4 2 (5.13%) DHCP
4 2 (5.13%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (5.13%) iSCSI
4 2 (5.13%) ICMP
5 1 (2.56%) X.400
5 1 (2.56%) X.500
5 1 (2.56%) VLAN
5 1 (2.56%) ADSL
5 1 (2.56%) LAN
5 1 (2.56%) WAN
5 1 (2.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
1 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (23.08%) Messaging Engineer
2 7 (17.95%) Support Engineer
3 6 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support
4 5 (12.82%) Analyst
5 4 (10.26%) Service Analyst
5 4 (10.26%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (10.26%) Migration Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (10.26%) Exchange Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) Exchange Specialist
6 3 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Consultant
7 2 (5.13%) Support Specialist
7 2 (5.13%) Help Desk Support
7 2 (5.13%) Service Desk Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Blackberry Support
7 2 (5.13%) Help Desk Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Messaging Consultant
7 2 (5.13%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 13 (33.33%) Blackberry
2 6 (15.38%) CESG
3 3 (7.69%) Cryptography
4 2 (5.13%) PKI
5 1 (2.56%) PDA
5 1 (2.56%) Replication
5 1 (2.56%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 29 (74.36%) Windows
2 24 (61.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (38.46%) Windows XP
4 13 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (30.77%) Windows 7
6 4 (10.26%) UNIX
7 3 (7.69%) Android
7 3 (7.69%) Linux
7 3 (7.69%) Windows 2000
8 1 (2.56%) Apple iOS
8 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (43.59%) Migration
2 7 (17.95%) ITIL
2 7 (17.95%) Email Migration
3 6 (15.38%) Change Management
4 4 (10.26%) Problem Management
5 3 (7.69%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (5.13%) Mobile Device Management
7 1 (2.56%) Incident Management
7 1 (2.56%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.82%) PowerShell
2 4 (10.26%) SQL
3 1 (2.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 18 (46.15%) Security Cleared
2 15 (38.46%) SC Cleared
3 5 (12.82%) DV Cleared
3 5 (12.82%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (5.13%) MCITP
4 2 (5.13%) MCSE
4 2 (5.13%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.56%) MCP
5 1 (2.56%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) QA
2 1 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (48.72%) Active Directory
2 6 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (7.69%) Hyper-V
3 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (5.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (12.82%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 3 (7.69%) Backup Exec
3 2 (5.13%) SCCM
4 1 (2.56%) Plesk
4 1 (2.56%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 26 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 17 (43.59%) VMware
3 13 (33.33%) Citrix
4 8 (20.51%) Cisco
5 7 (17.95%) Symantec
5 7 (17.95%) MobileIron
6 6 (15.38%) RightFax
6 6 (15.38%) IronPort
7 5 (12.82%) HP
8 3 (7.69%) Dell
9 2 (5.13%) Sun
9 2 (5.13%) NetApp
9 2 (5.13%) StorageTek
9 2 (5.13%) Lumension
10 1 (2.56%) Remedy
10 1 (2.56%) ICL
10 1 (2.56%) CA