The table below looks at the statistics for MS Exchange 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 MS Exchange over the 3 months to 2 March 2015 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 68 29 40
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +11
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 5 38 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.60% 4.88% 3.09%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.81% 22.62% 17.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 11 3
Average daily rate
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£250 £338 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.92% +35.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £146 £215 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £405 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Average hourly rate £16.14 £14.75 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.42% -21.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-10.76% -7.14%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes region.

Application Platforms Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
178 168 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 21.32% 21.57% 18.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 74 32
Average daily rate £375 £380 £312
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +21.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £250 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £510 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 3
Average hourly rate £16.14 £15.35 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.14% -31.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-5.40% -0.96%

MS Exchange
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

MS Exchange Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

MS Exchange
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

MS Exchange Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

MS Exchange
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Exchange across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015.

MS Exchange Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

MS Exchange
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

MS Exchange Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 39 (79.59%) Windows
2 38 (77.55%) Security Cleared
3 37 (75.51%) ITIL
4 32 (65.31%) SC Cleared
5 31 (63.27%) Exchange Server 2003
6 30 (61.22%) Windows Server 2008
7 27 (55.10%) Microsoft
8 24 (48.98%) Microsoft Certification
9 23 (46.94%) MCP
9 23 (46.94%) MCSE
10 22 (44.90%) Backup Exec
11 19 (38.78%) Exchange Server 2010
12 18 (36.73%) DV Cleared
12 18 (36.73%) Service Management
13 17 (34.69%) MS Excel
14 15 (30.61%) VMware
14 15 (30.61%) VMware Infrastructure
14 15 (30.61%) Exchange Server 2007
15 14 (28.57%) Hyper-V
15 14 (28.57%) Change Management
16 13 (26.53%) SharePoint
16 13 (26.53%) Lync
17 12 (24.49%) Lumension
17 12 (24.49%) Windows 7
17 12 (24.49%) McAfee ePO
17 12 (24.49%) McAfee
17 12 (24.49%) Analytical Skills
18 11 (22.45%) Sophos
18 11 (22.45%) Linux
18 11 (22.45%) PowerShell

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 31 (63.27%) Exchange Server 2003
2 19 (38.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (30.61%) Exchange Server 2007
4 13 (26.53%) SharePoint
4 13 (26.53%) Lync
5 10 (20.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 9 (18.37%) SharePoint 2013
7 5 (10.20%) Office Communications Server
8 3 (6.12%) IIS
9 1 (2.04%) Apache
9 1 (2.04%) Tomcat
9 1 (2.04%) MediaWiki
9 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 17 (34.69%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.08%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.04%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (16.33%) Office 365
2 1 (2.04%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.20%) DNS
2 4 (8.16%) Firewall
3 3 (6.12%) LAN
3 3 (6.12%) DHCP
4 2 (4.08%) VoIP
4 2 (4.08%) WAN
5 1 (2.04%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.04%) IP Telephony
5 1 (2.04%) BIG-IP
5 1 (2.04%) VLAN
5 1 (2.04%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (2.04%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (2.04%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (2.04%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.08%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.04%) MySQL
General
1 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
1 1 (2.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (46.94%) Analyst
2 11 (22.45%) Support Analyst
2 11 (22.45%) 1st Line Support
3 10 (20.41%) Team Leader
4 9 (18.37%) Infrastructure Team Leader
4 9 (18.37%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 7 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
5 7 (14.29%) Service Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) SharePoint Specialist
6 3 (6.12%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (4.08%) Help Desk Support
7 2 (4.08%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (4.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Test Analyst
8 1 (2.04%) Consultant
8 1 (2.04%) Project Manager
8 1 (2.04%) Desktop Support
8 1 (2.04%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 1 (2.04%) Support Engineer
8 1 (2.04%) Technical Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 12 (24.49%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (20.41%) Blackberry
3 4 (8.16%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.04%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.04%) FMCG
4 1 (2.04%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 39 (79.59%) Windows
2 30 (61.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (24.49%) Windows 7
4 11 (22.45%) Windows 8
4 11 (22.45%) Linux
4 11 (22.45%) Windows Vista
5 5 (10.20%) UNIX
5 5 (10.20%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.04%) Android
7 1 (2.04%) Windows 2000
7 1 (2.04%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (75.51%) ITIL
2 18 (36.73%) Service Management
3 14 (28.57%) Change Management
4 9 (18.37%) Service Delivery
5 6 (12.24%) Validation
5 6 (12.24%) Vulnerability Management
6 5 (10.20%) Mentoring
6 5 (10.20%) Operations Management
6 5 (10.20%) ITIL V3
7 4 (8.16%) Line Management
7 4 (8.16%) Server Monitoring
8 3 (6.12%) Migration
9 2 (4.08%) Risk Assessment
9 2 (4.08%) Software Testing
9 2 (4.08%) Incident Management
9 2 (4.08%) Test Strategy
9 2 (4.08%) Root Cause Analysis
10 1 (2.04%) Test Planning
10 1 (2.04%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (22.45%) PowerShell
2 6 (12.24%) SQL
Qualifications
1 38 (77.55%) Security Cleared
2 32 (65.31%) SC Cleared
3 24 (48.98%) Microsoft Certification
4 23 (46.94%) MCP
4 23 (46.94%) MCSE
5 18 (36.73%) DV Cleared
6 2 (4.08%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (4.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (4.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (4.08%) CCNP
6 2 (4.08%) CCNA
6 2 (4.08%) ISEB
7 1 (2.04%) CCA
7 1 (2.04%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (2.04%) CCEA
7 1 (2.04%) MCTS
7 1 (2.04%) MCITP
7 1 (2.04%) VCAP
7 1 (2.04%) CCIA
7 1 (2.04%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (30.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (28.57%) Hyper-V
3 8 (16.33%) Active Directory
3 8 (16.33%) Firmware
4 3 (6.12%) Forefront TMG
5 2 (4.08%) UAG
5 2 (4.08%) Terminal Services
5 2 (4.08%) XenDesktop
5 2 (4.08%) vSphere
6 1 (2.04%) XenApp
6 1 (2.04%) Xen
Systems Management
1 22 (44.90%) Backup Exec
2 12 (24.49%) McAfee ePO
3 10 (20.41%) OVSD
4 2 (4.08%) SCCM
5 1 (2.04%) SCOM
5 1 (2.04%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 27 (55.10%) Microsoft
2 15 (30.61%) VMware
3 12 (24.49%) McAfee
3 12 (24.49%) Lumension
4 11 (22.45%) Sophos
5 10 (20.41%) Citrix
6 4 (8.16%) Cisco
7 3 (6.12%) HP
8 2 (4.08%) Websense
8 2 (4.08%) Mitel
9 1 (2.04%) Altiris
9 1 (2.04%) Computacenter
9 1 (2.04%) F5
9 1 (2.04%) EMC
9 1 (2.04%) Oracle
9 1 (2.04%) CheckPoint
9 1 (2.04%) Symantec
9 1 (2.04%) Remedy