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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 68 27 34
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +7
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 4 45 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.46% 5.31% 4.24%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.40% 25.28% 22.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 12 11
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£248 £428 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.10% +71.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £146 £224 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £518 £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £270
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +1.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £16.14 £15.35 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.14% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -5.71%
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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
167 178 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 19.22% 20.99% 19.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 74 50
Average daily rate £350 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £260 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 2
Average hourly rate £16.14 £15.35 £87.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.14% -82.45%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.46 £17.50 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-0.22% -6.31%

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 1 April 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 1 April 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 31 (79.49%) ITIL
1 31 (79.49%) Windows
2 29 (74.36%) Security Cleared
3 27 (69.23%) SC Cleared
4 24 (61.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 23 (58.97%) Exchange Server 2003
6 20 (51.28%) Microsoft
7 19 (48.72%) Microsoft Certification
8 18 (46.15%) MCP
8 18 (46.15%) MCSE
9 17 (43.59%) Backup Exec
10 16 (41.03%) Exchange Server 2010
11 13 (33.33%) DV Cleared
11 13 (33.33%) Service Management
12 12 (30.77%) Change Management
12 12 (30.77%) MS Excel
12 12 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2007
13 11 (28.21%) VMware
13 11 (28.21%) VMware Infrastructure
13 11 (28.21%) PowerShell
13 11 (28.21%) Lync
13 11 (28.21%) SharePoint
14 10 (25.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 10 (25.64%) Citrix
14 10 (25.64%) Hyper-V
14 10 (25.64%) Windows 7
15 9 (23.08%) SharePoint 2013
15 9 (23.08%) OVSD
15 9 (23.08%) Windows Vista
15 9 (23.08%) Blackberry

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 23 (58.97%) Exchange Server 2003
2 16 (41.03%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2007
4 11 (28.21%) Lync
4 11 (28.21%) SharePoint
5 10 (25.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 9 (23.08%) SharePoint 2013
7 5 (12.82%) Office Communications Server
8 3 (7.69%) IIS
9 1 (2.56%) Apache
9 1 (2.56%) Tomcat
9 1 (2.56%) MediaWiki
9 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 12 (30.77%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.13%) MS Office
2 2 (5.13%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.38%) Office 365
2 1 (2.56%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.26%) DNS
1 4 (10.26%) Firewall
2 3 (7.69%) LAN
2 3 (7.69%) DHCP
3 2 (5.13%) VoIP
3 2 (5.13%) WAN
4 1 (2.56%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.56%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (2.56%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (2.56%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (2.56%) VLAN
4 1 (2.56%) IP Telephony
4 1 (2.56%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (2.56%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.56%) MySQL
General
1 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 20 (51.28%) Analyst
2 11 (28.21%) 1st Line Support
3 10 (25.64%) Support Analyst
4 9 (23.08%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 6 (15.38%) Team Leader
5 6 (15.38%) Service Desk Analyst
5 6 (15.38%) Service Analyst
6 5 (12.82%) Infrastructure Team Leader
7 3 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (7.69%) SharePoint Specialist
7 3 (7.69%) Help Desk Support
8 2 (5.13%) 2nd Line Support
8 2 (5.13%) Test Analyst
9 1 (2.56%) Project Manager
9 1 (2.56%) Desktop Support
9 1 (2.56%) Consultant
9 1 (2.56%) Help Desk Analyst
9 1 (2.56%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 1 (2.56%) Service Desk Engineer
9 1 (2.56%) Exchange Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.08%) Blackberry
2 8 (20.51%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (10.26%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.56%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 31 (79.49%) Windows
2 24 (61.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (25.64%) Windows 7
4 9 (23.08%) Windows Vista
4 9 (23.08%) Windows 8
5 7 (17.95%) Linux
6 5 (12.82%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (12.82%) UNIX
7 1 (2.56%) Windows XP
7 1 (2.56%) Windows 2000
7 1 (2.56%) Android
7 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (79.49%) ITIL
2 13 (33.33%) Service Management
3 12 (30.77%) Change Management
4 6 (15.38%) Service Delivery
5 5 (12.82%) Mentoring
6 4 (10.26%) Server Monitoring
6 4 (10.26%) ITIL V3
7 3 (7.69%) Validation
7 3 (7.69%) Vulnerability Management
7 3 (7.69%) Operations Management
7 3 (7.69%) Line Management
8 2 (5.13%) Risk Assessment
8 2 (5.13%) Software Testing
8 2 (5.13%) Incident Management
8 2 (5.13%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (5.13%) Test Strategy
8 2 (5.13%) Migration
9 1 (2.56%) Risk Management
9 1 (2.56%) ITSM
9 1 (2.56%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 11 (28.21%) PowerShell
2 6 (15.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (74.36%) Security Cleared
2 27 (69.23%) SC Cleared
3 19 (48.72%) Microsoft Certification
4 18 (46.15%) MCP
4 18 (46.15%) MCSE
5 13 (33.33%) DV Cleared
6 2 (5.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (5.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (5.13%) CCNP
6 2 (5.13%) CCNA
6 2 (5.13%) ISEB
6 2 (5.13%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (2.56%) CCA
7 1 (2.56%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (2.56%) CCEA
7 1 (2.56%) MCSA
7 1 (2.56%) CCIA
7 1 (2.56%) VCAP
7 1 (2.56%) MCTS
7 1 (2.56%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.38%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (28.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (25.64%) Hyper-V
3 7 (17.95%) Active Directory
4 4 (10.26%) Firmware
5 3 (7.69%) Forefront TMG
6 2 (5.13%) XenDesktop
6 2 (5.13%) vSphere
6 2 (5.13%) UAG
6 2 (5.13%) Terminal Services
7 1 (2.56%) XenApp
7 1 (2.56%) Xen
Systems Management
1 17 (43.59%) Backup Exec
2 9 (23.08%) OVSD
3 7 (17.95%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (5.13%) SCCM
5 1 (2.56%) ZENworks
5 1 (2.56%) SCOM
Vendors
1 20 (51.28%) Microsoft
2 11 (28.21%) VMware
3 10 (25.64%) Citrix
4 7 (17.95%) Lumension
4 7 (17.95%) McAfee
4 7 (17.95%) Sophos
5 4 (10.26%) Cisco
5 4 (10.26%) HP
6 2 (5.13%) Mitel
6 2 (5.13%) Websense
7 1 (2.56%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.56%) Symantec
7 1 (2.56%) Remedy
7 1 (2.56%) EMC
7 1 (2.56%) Oracle
7 1 (2.56%) F5
7 1 (2.56%) Altiris
7 1 (2.56%) Computacenter