The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 27 24 30
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +6
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 48 30 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 5.45% 5.69% 4.90%
As % of the Application Platforms category 27.43% 24.19% 28.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 16 22
Average daily rate £375 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £110 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £265 £260
% change year-on-year
+3.77% +1.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Average hourly rate £15.35 - £12.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +2.94%
Application Platforms Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
175 124 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 19.89% 23.53% 17.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 64 65
Average daily rate £380 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.92% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £110 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £500 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 9
Average hourly rate £15.35 £13.25 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.84% -1.85%
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 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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014, 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 50 (68.49%) Windows
2 45 (61.64%) Microsoft
3 41 (56.16%) Exchange Server 2010
4 38 (52.05%) Windows Server 2008
5 35 (47.95%) Active Directory
6 34 (46.58%) Security Cleared
6 34 (46.58%) Exchange Server 2003
7 25 (34.25%) SC Cleared
7 25 (34.25%) VMware
8 22 (30.14%) Migration
9 21 (28.77%) MS Excel
10 20 (27.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 18 (24.66%) Citrix
11 18 (24.66%) Microsoft Certification
12 17 (23.29%) Exchange Server 2007
13 16 (21.92%) Windows XP
14 15 (20.55%) ITIL
14 15 (20.55%) Windows Server 2003
14 15 (20.55%) Blackberry
15 14 (19.18%) SQL
15 14 (19.18%) MCSE
16 13 (17.81%) VMware Infrastructure
16 13 (17.81%) Windows 7
16 13 (17.81%) Exchange Server 2013
17 11 (15.07%) DV Cleared
17 11 (15.07%) Hyper-V
18 10 (13.70%) Finance
18 10 (13.70%) MS Office
18 10 (13.70%) SQL Server
19 9 (12.33%) SharePoint

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 41 (56.16%) Exchange Server 2010
2 34 (46.58%) Exchange Server 2003
3 20 (27.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 17 (23.29%) Exchange Server 2007
5 13 (17.81%) Exchange Server 2013
6 9 (12.33%) SharePoint
7 7 (9.59%) Lync
8 3 (4.11%) IBM Notes
8 3 (4.11%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (4.11%) WebSphere
9 2 (2.74%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (1.37%) IIS
10 1 (1.37%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 21 (28.77%) MS Excel
2 10 (13.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.74%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.11%) Office 365
2 1 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.96%) Firewall
2 6 (8.22%) TCP/IP
3 5 (6.85%) Internet
3 5 (6.85%) SAN
4 4 (5.48%) DNS
4 4 (5.48%) SMTP
5 3 (4.11%) NAS
6 2 (2.74%) iSCSI
6 2 (2.74%) Network Security
6 2 (2.74%) ICMP
6 2 (2.74%) DHCP
6 2 (2.74%) LAN
6 2 (2.74%) WAN
6 2 (2.74%) VPN
7 1 (1.37%) ADSL
7 1 (1.37%) Intranet
7 1 (1.37%) BIG-IP
7 1 (1.37%) X.400
7 1 (1.37%) X.500
7 1 (1.37%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (13.70%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.74%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 10 (13.70%) Finance
2 3 (4.11%) Banking
3 1 (1.37%) French Language
3 1 (1.37%) German Language
3 1 (1.37%) Italian Language
3 1 (1.37%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 11 (15.07%) Analyst
2 9 (12.33%) Support Engineer
2 9 (12.33%) Consultant
2 9 (12.33%) Messaging Engineer
3 7 (9.59%) 3rd Line Support
4 6 (8.22%) Support Analyst
4 6 (8.22%) Technical Architect
4 6 (8.22%) Architect
5 5 (6.85%) Service Desk Analyst
5 5 (6.85%) Service Analyst
5 5 (6.85%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (5.48%) Exchange Engineer
6 4 (5.48%) Exchange Specialist
6 4 (5.48%) Server Specialist
6 4 (5.48%) Senior Server Specialist
6 4 (5.48%) Migration Engineer
7 3 (4.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (4.11%) Administrator
7 3 (4.11%) Desktop Support
7 3 (4.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.74%) JAXP
1 2 (2.74%) JDBC
1 2 (2.74%) SOAP
1 2 (2.74%) Web Services
1 2 (2.74%) XML
1 2 (2.74%) XSD
1 2 (2.74%) XML Schema
2 1 (1.37%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 15 (20.55%) Blackberry
2 6 (8.22%) CESG
3 3 (4.11%) Cryptography
3 3 (4.11%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.11%) Hedge funds
4 2 (2.74%) PKI
5 1 (1.37%) Replication
5 1 (1.37%) Clustering
5 1 (1.37%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 50 (68.49%) Windows
2 38 (52.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (21.92%) Windows XP
4 15 (20.55%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (17.81%) Windows 7
6 6 (8.22%) Linux
6 6 (8.22%) UNIX
7 4 (5.48%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (4.11%) Windows 2000
9 2 (2.74%) Android
9 2 (2.74%) Windows Vista
10 1 (1.37%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.37%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (30.14%) Migration
2 15 (20.55%) ITIL
3 7 (9.59%) Change Management
3 7 (9.59%) Email Migration
4 4 (5.48%) Problem Management
4 4 (5.48%) TOGAF
5 3 (4.11%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (4.11%) Asset Management
5 3 (4.11%) PRINCE
5 3 (4.11%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (4.11%) Investment Management
6 2 (2.74%) Incident Management
6 2 (2.74%) ITIL V3
6 2 (2.74%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (2.74%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (2.74%) Service Management
6 2 (2.74%) Service Delivery
6 2 (2.74%) Business Continuity
6 2 (2.74%) SOA
6 2 (2.74%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 14 (19.18%) SQL
2 7 (9.59%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.74%) VBScript
3 2 (2.74%) Java
4 1 (1.37%) C
4 1 (1.37%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 34 (46.58%) Security Cleared
2 25 (34.25%) SC Cleared
3 18 (24.66%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (19.18%) MCSE
5 11 (15.07%) DV Cleared
6 5 (6.85%) MCP
7 4 (5.48%) MCITP
8 3 (4.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (4.11%) VCDX
9 2 (2.74%) CITP
9 2 (2.74%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (1.37%) MCSA
10 1 (1.37%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (1.37%) ISEB
10 1 (1.37%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.22%) SLA
2 4 (5.48%) QA
System Software
1 35 (47.95%) Active Directory
2 13 (17.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (15.07%) Hyper-V
4 9 (12.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (2.74%) vSphere
5 2 (2.74%) Terminal Server
6 1 (1.37%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 5 (6.85%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 4 (5.48%) SCCM
2 4 (5.48%) Backup Exec
3 3 (4.11%) OVSD
4 2 (2.74%) MOM
5 1 (1.37%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (1.37%) Unicenter
5 1 (1.37%) OpenView
5 1 (1.37%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (1.37%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (1.37%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (1.37%) Plesk
Vendors
1 45 (61.64%) Microsoft
2 25 (34.25%) VMware
3 18 (24.66%) Citrix
4 9 (12.33%) Cisco
5 8 (10.96%) HP
6 7 (9.59%) Symantec
7 6 (8.22%) MobileIron
8 5 (6.85%) RightFax
8 5 (6.85%) IronPort
9 4 (5.48%) Lumension
10 3 (4.11%) Lotus
10 3 (4.11%) Dell
11 2 (2.74%) Altiris
11 2 (2.74%) McAfee
11 2 (2.74%) IBM
11 2 (2.74%) Sun
11 2 (2.74%) Genesys
11 2 (2.74%) NetApp
11 2 (2.74%) StorageTek
11 2 (2.74%) Oracle
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