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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 36 50 45
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -5
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 28 19 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 3.34% 2.51% 2.93%
As % of the Application Platforms category 18.54% 19.39% 19.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 11 12
Average daily rate
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£330 £175 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+88.57% -46.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £125 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £325 £394
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £313
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Average hourly rate £16.00 - £13.25
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.60 - £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.40 - £19.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.25 £16.33
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -0.48%
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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
151 98 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 18.02% 12.93% 15.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 50 58
Average daily rate £350 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £125 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £440 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 8
Average hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +53.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.60 £19.20 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.40 £20.80 £14.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 37 (60.66%) Windows
2 30 (49.18%) Microsoft
3 29 (47.54%) Security Cleared
4 26 (42.62%) Exchange Server 2010
5 24 (39.34%) SC Cleared
5 24 (39.34%) Windows Server 2008
5 24 (39.34%) Active Directory
6 23 (37.70%) ITIL
7 20 (32.79%) Microsoft Certification
7 20 (32.79%) Exchange Server 2003
8 18 (29.51%) MS Excel
9 14 (22.95%) Blackberry
9 14 (22.95%) Citrix
9 14 (22.95%) DV Cleared
10 13 (21.31%) Backup Exec
10 13 (21.31%) MCSE
11 12 (19.67%) UNIX
11 12 (19.67%) SQL
12 11 (18.03%) MCP
12 11 (18.03%) Cisco
12 11 (18.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 11 (18.03%) Exchange Server 2007
12 11 (18.03%) Exchange Server 2013
13 10 (16.39%) Lync
14 9 (14.75%) SLA
15 8 (13.11%) VMware
15 8 (13.11%) MobileIron
15 8 (13.11%) Android
16 7 (11.48%) F5
16 7 (11.48%) Symantec Enterprise Vault

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 26 (42.62%) Exchange Server 2010
2 20 (32.79%) Exchange Server 2003
3 11 (18.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 11 (18.03%) Exchange Server 2007
3 11 (18.03%) Exchange Server 2013
4 10 (16.39%) Lync
5 6 (9.84%) SharePoint
6 3 (4.92%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.64%) Moodle
7 1 (1.64%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 18 (29.51%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.92%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.28%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.28%) Office 365
2 1 (1.64%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.48%) BIG-IP
2 6 (9.84%) Cisco IOS
3 3 (4.92%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.28%) X.400
4 2 (3.28%) X.500
4 2 (3.28%) VoIP
4 2 (3.28%) SMTP
5 1 (1.64%) Unified Communications
5 1 (1.64%) Network Security
5 1 (1.64%) DNS
5 1 (1.64%) Intranet
5 1 (1.64%) Internet
General
1 6 (9.84%) Finance
2 2 (3.28%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (24.59%) Analyst
2 13 (21.31%) Consultant
3 8 (13.11%) Support Analyst
4 7 (11.48%) Service Desk Analyst
4 7 (11.48%) 1st Line Support
4 7 (11.48%) Service Analyst
5 6 (9.84%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 6 (9.84%) Messaging Engineer
6 4 (6.56%) Technical Architect
6 4 (6.56%) Architect
6 4 (6.56%) Mobility Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) Support Engineer
8 2 (3.28%) Project Manager
8 2 (3.28%) 2nd Line Support
8 2 (3.28%) Server Support
8 2 (3.28%) Wintel Engineer
8 2 (3.28%) Change Manager
8 2 (3.28%) Business Change Manager
8 2 (3.28%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.64%) WAMP
1 1 (1.64%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 14 (22.95%) Blackberry
2 3 (4.92%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.28%) Replication
4 1 (1.64%) EqualLogic
4 1 (1.64%) iPad
4 1 (1.64%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.64%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 37 (60.66%) Windows
2 24 (39.34%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (19.67%) UNIX
4 8 (13.11%) Android
5 6 (9.84%) Windows 7
6 5 (8.20%) Windows XP
7 4 (6.56%) Windows Mobile
8 3 (4.92%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (3.28%) Windows 2000
9 2 (3.28%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.64%) CentOS
10 1 (1.64%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (37.70%) ITIL
2 7 (11.48%) Service Management
3 6 (9.84%) Migration
4 5 (8.20%) Change Management
5 4 (6.56%) TOGAF
5 4 (6.56%) Mobile Device Management
6 3 (4.92%) Project Management
6 3 (4.92%) Problem Management
6 3 (4.92%) PRINCE
7 2 (3.28%) PRINCE2
7 2 (3.28%) Incident Management
7 2 (3.28%) Service Delivery
8 1 (1.64%) ITIL V3
8 1 (1.64%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (1.64%) Test Strategy
8 1 (1.64%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 1 (1.64%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (1.64%) Risk Management
8 1 (1.64%) Load Testing
8 1 (1.64%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 12 (19.67%) SQL
2 2 (3.28%) C
2 2 (3.28%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.64%) Java
3 1 (1.64%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.64%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 29 (47.54%) Security Cleared
2 24 (39.34%) SC Cleared
3 20 (32.79%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (22.95%) DV Cleared
5 13 (21.31%) MCSE
6 11 (18.03%) MCP
7 4 (6.56%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (3.28%) CCNA
8 2 (3.28%) CITP
9 1 (1.64%) MCITP
9 1 (1.64%) ISTQB
9 1 (1.64%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (14.75%) SLA
2 2 (3.28%) QA
System Software
1 24 (39.34%) Active Directory
2 7 (11.48%) Hyper-V
3 5 (8.20%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (3.28%) XenApp
4 2 (3.28%) VMware Workstation
4 2 (3.28%) vSphere
5 1 (1.64%) Sendmail
5 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 13 (21.31%) Backup Exec
2 7 (11.48%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 7 (11.48%) OVSD
3 2 (3.28%) ARCserve
3 2 (3.28%) SCCM
4 1 (1.64%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.64%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.64%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (1.64%) OpenView
4 1 (1.64%) Unicenter
4 1 (1.64%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 30 (49.18%) Microsoft
2 14 (22.95%) Citrix
3 11 (18.03%) Cisco
4 8 (13.11%) VMware
4 8 (13.11%) MobileIron
5 7 (11.48%) F5
5 7 (11.48%) Symantec
6 6 (9.84%) IronPort
6 6 (9.84%) RightFax
7 4 (6.56%) HP
8 2 (3.28%) Oracle
8 2 (3.28%) Dell
8 2 (3.28%) ICL
8 2 (3.28%) Veeam
9 1 (1.64%) Lumension
9 1 (1.64%) SAP
9 1 (1.64%) Remedy
9 1 (1.64%) McAfee
9 1 (1.64%) Sophos
9 1 (1.64%) CA
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