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 17 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 67 28 26
Rank change year-on-year
-39 -2
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 5 49 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.56% 5.52% 5.17%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.01% 27.07% 22.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 15 14
Average daily rate
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£248 £375 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.00% +30.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £146 £170 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £265
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +3.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Average hourly rate £28.07 £15.35 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+82.86% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -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
166 181 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 18.59% 20.41% 22.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 77 65
Average daily rate £338 £380 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.18% +21.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £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 4
Average hourly rate £16.14 £15.35 £13.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.14% +15.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -5.26%

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 17 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Exchange across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

MS Exchange Hourly Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 17 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 21 (80.77%) ITIL
2 20 (76.92%) Windows
3 18 (69.23%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (61.54%) Security Cleared
5 15 (57.69%) SC Cleared
6 14 (53.85%) Microsoft Certification
7 13 (50.00%) Microsoft
7 13 (50.00%) MCP
7 13 (50.00%) MCSE
7 13 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
8 12 (46.15%) Backup Exec
9 10 (38.46%) Service Management
10 9 (34.62%) VMware
10 9 (34.62%) MS Excel
10 9 (34.62%) Citrix
10 9 (34.62%) VMware Infrastructure
10 9 (34.62%) Exchange Server 2010
11 8 (30.77%) DV Cleared
12 7 (26.92%) Active Directory
12 7 (26.92%) Hyper-V
13 6 (23.08%) Windows 7
13 6 (23.08%) Windows 8
13 6 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
13 6 (23.08%) OVSD
13 6 (23.08%) Change Management
14 5 (19.23%) Service Delivery
14 5 (19.23%) McAfee
14 5 (19.23%) Sophos
14 5 (19.23%) Linux
14 5 (19.23%) SQL

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 17 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 13 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 9 (34.62%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (15.38%) SharePoint
3 4 (15.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (11.54%) Lync
4 3 (11.54%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (7.69%) IIS
6 1 (3.85%) Apache
6 1 (3.85%) Tomcat
6 1 (3.85%) MediaWiki
6 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 9 (34.62%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.69%) MS Visio
2 2 (7.69%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) DNS
1 3 (11.54%) Firewall
2 2 (7.69%) LAN
2 2 (7.69%) VoIP
2 2 (7.69%) WAN
2 2 (7.69%) DHCP
3 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.85%) IP Telephony
3 1 (3.85%) BIG-IP
3 1 (3.85%) VLAN
3 1 (3.85%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (3.85%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (3.85%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) MySQL
General
1 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (50.00%) Analyst
2 8 (30.77%) 1st Line Support
3 7 (26.92%) Support Analyst
4 6 (23.08%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 4 (15.38%) Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (15.38%) Service Analyst
5 4 (15.38%) Team Leader
6 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Team Leader
6 3 (11.54%) Help Desk Support
7 2 (7.69%) SharePoint Specialist
7 2 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (7.69%) Test Analyst
7 2 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
8 1 (3.85%) Desktop Support
8 1 (3.85%) Support Engineer
8 1 (3.85%) Consultant
8 1 (3.85%) Help Desk Analyst
8 1 (3.85%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 1 (3.85%) Technical Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (11.54%) Blackberry
2 3 (11.54%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.85%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 20 (76.92%) Windows
2 18 (69.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (23.08%) Windows 7
3 6 (23.08%) Windows 8
4 5 (19.23%) Linux
4 5 (19.23%) Windows Vista
5 4 (15.38%) UNIX
5 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.85%) Windows 2000
6 1 (3.85%) Windows XP
6 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (80.77%) ITIL
2 10 (38.46%) Service Management
3 6 (23.08%) Change Management
4 5 (19.23%) Service Delivery
5 3 (11.54%) ITIL V3
6 2 (7.69%) Test Strategy
6 2 (7.69%) Operations Management
6 2 (7.69%) Vulnerability Management
6 2 (7.69%) Line Management
6 2 (7.69%) Mentoring
6 2 (7.69%) Validation
6 2 (7.69%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (7.69%) Software Testing
7 1 (3.85%) Incident Management
7 1 (3.85%) Migration
7 1 (3.85%) ITSM
7 1 (3.85%) Risk Management
7 1 (3.85%) Test Planning
7 1 (3.85%) Problem Management
7 1 (3.85%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 5 (19.23%) SQL
2 4 (15.38%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (61.54%) Security Cleared
2 15 (57.69%) SC Cleared
3 14 (53.85%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (50.00%) MCP
4 13 (50.00%) MCSE
5 8 (30.77%) DV Cleared
6 2 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (7.69%) CCNP
6 2 (7.69%) CCNA
6 2 (7.69%) ISEB
6 2 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (7.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (3.85%) CCA
7 1 (3.85%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (3.85%) CCEA
7 1 (3.85%) MCTS
7 1 (3.85%) MCITP
7 1 (3.85%) MCSA
7 1 (3.85%) VCAP
7 1 (3.85%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (15.38%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (34.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (26.92%) Hyper-V
2 7 (26.92%) Active Directory
3 3 (11.54%) Firmware
4 2 (7.69%) Terminal Services
4 2 (7.69%) vSphere
4 2 (7.69%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (3.85%) UAG
5 1 (3.85%) XenApp
5 1 (3.85%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (46.15%) Backup Exec
2 6 (23.08%) OVSD
3 5 (19.23%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (7.69%) SCCM
5 1 (3.85%) SCOM
Vendors
1 13 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (34.62%) Citrix
2 9 (34.62%) VMware
3 5 (19.23%) Lumension
3 5 (19.23%) McAfee
3 5 (19.23%) Sophos
4 4 (15.38%) HP
5 3 (11.54%) Cisco
6 2 (7.69%) Mitel
7 1 (3.85%) F5
7 1 (3.85%) Oracle
7 1 (3.85%) Websense
7 1 (3.85%) CheckPoint
7 1 (3.85%) Remedy