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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 57 46 46
Rank change year-on-year
-11 0
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 19 22 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.94% 2.62% 2.72%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.00% 15.60% 20.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 13 11
Average daily rate
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£300 £330 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +88.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £196 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £440 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
- +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £16.32 £16.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.09% +13.79%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.87 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+0.85% -3.84%
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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
190 141 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 19.41% 16.79% 13.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 83 48
Average daily rate £375 £350 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +10.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £493 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 3
Average hourly rate £16.14 £16.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.18% +13.79%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -7.89%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 30 (85.71%) Windows
2 19 (54.29%) Active Directory
3 18 (51.43%) Microsoft
4 17 (48.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 17 (48.57%) VMware
5 15 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 14 (40.00%) Office 365
7 12 (34.29%) Migration
8 10 (28.57%) Hyper-V
8 10 (28.57%) Citrix
8 10 (28.57%) ITIL
9 9 (25.71%) SQL
9 9 (25.71%) HP
9 9 (25.71%) PowerShell
10 7 (20.00%) Security Cleared
10 7 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
10 7 (20.00%) SQL Server
11 6 (17.14%) MS Excel
11 6 (17.14%) NetApp
11 6 (17.14%) SC Cleared
12 5 (14.29%) DV Cleared
12 5 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
12 5 (14.29%) WSUS
12 5 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
12 5 (14.29%) Change Control
12 5 (14.29%) Lumension
12 5 (14.29%) Lync
12 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
12 5 (14.29%) CRM

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 7 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 5 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
2 5 (14.29%) Lync
3 4 (11.43%) IIS
4 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 6 (17.14%) MS Excel
2 5 (14.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (40.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.43%) Firewall
2 3 (8.57%) SAN
3 1 (2.86%) LAN
3 1 (2.86%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (2.86%) Automotive
1 1 (2.86%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (17.14%) 3rd Line Support
1 6 (17.14%) Migration Engineer
2 5 (14.29%) Consultant
3 4 (11.43%) Analyst
3 4 (11.43%) Wintel Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Active Directory Consultant
4 3 (8.57%) Migration Consultant
4 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (8.57%) Technical Architect
4 3 (8.57%) Architect
4 3 (8.57%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Support Analyst
4 3 (8.57%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (5.71%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Support Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Support Specialist
5 2 (5.71%) Applications Specialist
5 2 (5.71%) Senior Consultant
5 2 (5.71%) Help Desk Support
5 2 (5.71%) Windows Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) PKI
2 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.71%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.86%) Clustering
3 1 (2.86%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 30 (85.71%) Windows
2 17 (48.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 15 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (11.43%) UNIX
5 3 (8.57%) Linux
6 2 (5.71%) Windows XP
7 1 (2.86%) Windows 2000
7 1 (2.86%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (34.29%) Migration
2 10 (28.57%) ITIL
3 5 (14.29%) CRM
3 5 (14.29%) Change Control
4 4 (11.43%) Service Management
4 4 (11.43%) Problem Management
4 4 (11.43%) ITSM
5 3 (8.57%) ITIL V3
5 3 (8.57%) Vulnerability Management
6 2 (5.71%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (5.71%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (5.71%) Service Delivery
6 2 (5.71%) Change Management
6 2 (5.71%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (5.71%) Network Design
6 2 (5.71%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (2.86%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (2.86%) Business Development
7 1 (2.86%) Resource Management
7 1 (2.86%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 9 (25.71%) SQL
1 9 (25.71%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.86%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (17.14%) SC Cleared
3 5 (14.29%) DV Cleared
3 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (11.43%) MCSE
5 3 (8.57%) MCP
5 3 (8.57%) Degree
6 1 (2.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (2.86%) MCITP
6 1 (2.86%) MCSA
6 1 (2.86%) CCNA
6 1 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (54.29%) Active Directory
2 14 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (28.57%) Hyper-V
4 3 (8.57%) VMware ESX
5 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (5.71%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (14.29%) WSUS
2 4 (11.43%) OVSD
3 3 (8.57%) SCCM
4 2 (5.71%) SCOM
4 2 (5.71%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (5.71%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (5.71%) Backup Exec
5 1 (2.86%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (2.86%) NetVault Backup
Vendors
1 18 (51.43%) Microsoft
2 17 (48.57%) VMware
3 10 (28.57%) Citrix
4 9 (25.71%) HP
5 6 (17.14%) NetApp
6 5 (14.29%) Lumension
7 4 (11.43%) Cisco
7 4 (11.43%) Symantec
8 3 (8.57%) Red Hat
8 3 (8.57%) CheckPoint
9 2 (5.71%) McAfee
9 2 (5.71%) Dell
9 2 (5.71%) GFI Software
10 1 (2.86%) Rackspace