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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 54 35 41
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +6
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 17 26 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 2.18% 3.56% 2.96%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.83% 21.14% 17.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 11 1
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£318 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.92% -3.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £291
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -5.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Average hourly rate - £14.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.88
% change year-on-year
- -10.51%
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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
157 123 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 20.10% 16.85% 16.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 59 22
Average daily rate £345 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.75% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £485 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 6
Average hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -22.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.68
% change year-on-year
- -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 30 January 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 30 January 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 42 (75.00%) Windows
1 42 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 37 (66.07%) ITIL
3 34 (60.71%) SC Cleared
4 33 (58.93%) Exchange Server 2003
5 31 (55.36%) Windows Server 2008
5 31 (55.36%) Microsoft
6 26 (46.43%) Microsoft Certification
7 25 (44.64%) MCP
8 24 (42.86%) MCSE
8 24 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
9 23 (41.07%) Backup Exec
10 21 (37.50%) MS Excel
11 20 (35.71%) DV Cleared
12 19 (33.93%) Service Management
13 16 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007
14 15 (26.79%) VMware Infrastructure
14 15 (26.79%) VMware
15 14 (25.00%) Hyper-V
15 14 (25.00%) Change Management
16 13 (23.21%) SharePoint
16 13 (23.21%) Lync
16 13 (23.21%) Analytical Skills
17 12 (21.43%) Lumension
17 12 (21.43%) McAfee ePO
17 12 (21.43%) Windows 7
17 12 (21.43%) PowerShell
17 12 (21.43%) McAfee
18 11 (19.64%) Sophos
18 11 (19.64%) Linux

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 33 (58.93%) Exchange Server 2003
2 24 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007
4 13 (23.21%) SharePoint
4 13 (23.21%) Lync
5 9 (16.07%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 9 (16.07%) SharePoint 2013
6 5 (8.93%) Office Communications Server
7 3 (5.36%) IIS
8 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (1.79%) MediaWiki
8 1 (1.79%) Apache
8 1 (1.79%) Tomcat
Applications
1 21 (37.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.57%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.79%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (14.29%) Office 365
2 1 (1.79%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.71%) DNS
2 4 (7.14%) Firewall
2 4 (7.14%) BIG-IP
3 3 (5.36%) DHCP
3 3 (5.36%) LAN
4 2 (3.57%) VoIP
4 2 (3.57%) WAN
4 2 (3.57%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.79%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (1.79%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (1.79%) Network Security
5 1 (1.79%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (1.79%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.79%) IP Telephony
5 1 (1.79%) VLAN
5 1 (1.79%) SMTP
5 1 (1.79%) X.400
5 1 (1.79%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.79%) MySQL
General
1 1 (1.79%) Retail
1 1 (1.79%) Finance
1 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 23 (41.07%) Analyst
2 13 (23.21%) 1st Line Support
3 12 (21.43%) Support Analyst
4 10 (17.86%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 10 (17.86%) Team Leader
5 9 (16.07%) Infrastructure Team Leader
6 6 (10.71%) Service Analyst
6 6 (10.71%) Service Desk Analyst
7 4 (7.14%) Consultant
8 3 (5.36%) SharePoint Specialist
8 3 (5.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (5.36%) Support Engineer
8 3 (5.36%) 3rd Line Support
9 2 (3.57%) Test Analyst
9 2 (3.57%) Desktop Support
9 2 (3.57%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 2 (3.57%) 2nd Line Support
9 2 (3.57%) Help Desk Support
10 1 (1.79%) Desktop Engineer
10 1 (1.79%) Technical Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 13 (23.21%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (17.86%) Blackberry
3 4 (7.14%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.79%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.79%) FMCG
4 1 (1.79%) Replication
4 1 (1.79%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 42 (75.00%) Windows
2 31 (55.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (21.43%) Windows 7
4 11 (19.64%) Linux
4 11 (19.64%) Windows Vista
4 11 (19.64%) Windows 8
5 7 (12.50%) UNIX
6 5 (8.93%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.79%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (66.07%) ITIL
2 19 (33.93%) Service Management
3 14 (25.00%) Change Management
4 10 (17.86%) Service Delivery
5 6 (10.71%) Validation
5 6 (10.71%) Vulnerability Management
6 5 (8.93%) ITIL V3
6 5 (8.93%) Operations Management
6 5 (8.93%) Mentoring
7 4 (7.14%) Line Management
7 4 (7.14%) Server Monitoring
7 4 (7.14%) Migration
8 3 (5.36%) Incident Management
9 2 (3.57%) Software Testing
9 2 (3.57%) Risk Assessment
9 2 (3.57%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (3.57%) Test Strategy
10 1 (1.79%) Kalman Filter
10 1 (1.79%) Test Planning
10 1 (1.79%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (21.43%) PowerShell
2 7 (12.50%) SQL
3 1 (1.79%) Java
Qualifications
1 42 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 34 (60.71%) SC Cleared
3 26 (46.43%) Microsoft Certification
4 25 (44.64%) MCP
5 24 (42.86%) MCSE
6 20 (35.71%) DV Cleared
7 2 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (3.57%) ISEB
7 2 (3.57%) CCNP
7 2 (3.57%) CCNA
7 2 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (3.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (1.79%) CCIA
8 1 (1.79%) VCAP
8 1 (1.79%) MCTS
8 1 (1.79%) MCITP
8 1 (1.79%) CCA
8 1 (1.79%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (1.79%) CCEA
8 1 (1.79%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (26.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 10 (17.86%) Active Directory
4 8 (14.29%) Firmware
5 3 (5.36%) Forefront TMG
6 2 (3.57%) Terminal Services
6 2 (3.57%) UAG
6 2 (3.57%) XenDesktop
6 2 (3.57%) vSphere
7 1 (1.79%) XenApp
7 1 (1.79%) Xen
Systems Management
1 23 (41.07%) Backup Exec
2 12 (21.43%) McAfee ePO
3 10 (17.86%) OVSD
4 2 (3.57%) SCCM
5 1 (1.79%) SCOM
5 1 (1.79%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 31 (55.36%) Microsoft
2 15 (26.79%) VMware
3 12 (21.43%) Lumension
3 12 (21.43%) McAfee
4 11 (19.64%) Sophos
5 10 (17.86%) Citrix
6 4 (7.14%) Cisco
6 4 (7.14%) F5
7 3 (5.36%) HP
8 2 (3.57%) Websense
8 2 (3.57%) Mitel
9 1 (1.79%) ICL
9 1 (1.79%) Altiris
9 1 (1.79%) Computacenter
9 1 (1.79%) EMC
9 1 (1.79%) Oracle
9 1 (1.79%) SAP
9 1 (1.79%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.79%) Symantec
9 1 (1.79%) Remedy