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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 45 58 38
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -20
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 18 12 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 2.56% 1.49% 3.96%
As % of the Application Platforms category 12.68% 7.06% 21.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 11
Average daily rate £340 £259 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.40% -23.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £117 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £365 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
- +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Average hourly rate £16.14 - £14.63
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
MS Exchange
Buckinghamshire

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
142 170 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 20.17% 21.12% 18.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 103 62
Average daily rate £390 £345 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.04% -13.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £203 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £450 £494
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 4
Average hourly rate £16.14 £14.50 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.31% -1.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.24 £14.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.77 £14.50 £15.97
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016, 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 (95.45%) Windows
2 16 (72.73%) Microsoft
3 12 (54.55%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (50.00%) VMware
5 10 (45.45%) Active Directory
5 10 (45.45%) ITIL
5 10 (45.45%) Security Cleared
5 10 (45.45%) Windows Server
6 9 (40.91%) DV Cleared
6 9 (40.91%) VMware Infrastructure
7 8 (36.36%) Citrix
7 8 (36.36%) SAN
7 8 (36.36%) Blackberry
7 8 (36.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 7 (31.82%) Internet
8 7 (31.82%) Firewall
8 7 (31.82%) SQL Server
8 7 (31.82%) Windows XP
8 7 (31.82%) SharePoint
8 7 (31.82%) Hyper-V
9 6 (27.27%) NAS
9 6 (27.27%) SMTP
9 6 (27.27%) SQL
9 6 (27.27%) Oracle
10 5 (22.73%) Windows 2000
10 5 (22.73%) HP
10 5 (22.73%) CRM
10 5 (22.73%) Exchange Server 2013
11 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (18.18%) iSCSI

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 12 (54.55%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (36.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 7 (31.82%) SharePoint
4 5 (22.73%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (13.64%) Office Communications Server
5 3 (13.64%) Skype for Business
6 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.55%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (36.36%) SAN
2 7 (31.82%) Firewall
2 7 (31.82%) Internet
3 6 (27.27%) NAS
3 6 (27.27%) SMTP
4 4 (18.18%) iSCSI
4 4 (18.18%) LAN
4 4 (18.18%) WAN
5 2 (9.09%) FTP
5 2 (9.09%) IPsec
5 2 (9.09%) SSH
6 1 (4.55%) DNS
6 1 (4.55%) VLAN
6 1 (4.55%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (31.82%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (9.09%) Law
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Analyst
2 6 (27.27%) Architect
3 5 (22.73%) IT Analyst
3 5 (22.73%) Service Analyst
3 5 (22.73%) Service Desk Analyst
4 4 (18.18%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
4 4 (18.18%) Enterprise Architect
4 4 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) Support Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Desktop Support
6 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Messaging Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Security Architect
6 2 (9.09%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Senior IT Support
6 2 (9.09%) Senior Support Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (18.18%) .NET
1 4 (18.18%) JMS
1 4 (18.18%) SOAP
2 1 (4.55%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (36.36%) Blackberry
2 4 (18.18%) Clustering
2 4 (18.18%) Cryptography
3 3 (13.64%) iPad
3 3 (13.64%) iPhone
4 2 (9.09%) Client/Server
5 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (4.55%) CESG
5 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
5 1 (4.55%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 21 (95.45%) Windows
2 10 (45.45%) Windows Server
3 7 (31.82%) Windows XP
4 5 (22.73%) Windows 2000
5 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (13.64%) Windows 8
6 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (9.09%) Unix
7 2 (9.09%) Windows 10
7 2 (9.09%) Windows Vista
8 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) ITIL
2 5 (22.73%) CRM
3 4 (18.18%) DoDAF
3 4 (18.18%) MODAF
3 4 (18.18%) TOGAF
3 4 (18.18%) Zachman Framework
4 3 (13.64%) Business Analysis
4 3 (13.64%) Change Management
4 3 (13.64%) RUP
4 3 (13.64%) UML
5 2 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (9.09%) OWASP
5 2 (9.09%) Patch Management
5 2 (9.09%) Security Testing
5 2 (9.09%) Service Management
5 2 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (4.55%) Change Control
6 1 (4.55%) Incident Management
6 1 (4.55%) ITIL V3
6 1 (4.55%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 6 (27.27%) SQL
2 3 (13.64%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (45.45%) Security Cleared
2 9 (40.91%) DV Cleared
3 4 (18.18%) SC Cleared
4 3 (13.64%) CCNA
4 3 (13.64%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (9.09%) CREST Certified
5 2 (9.09%) Cyber Scheme
5 2 (9.09%) MCITP
5 2 (9.09%) MCSA
5 2 (9.09%) OSCP
5 2 (9.09%) Tigerscheme
6 1 (4.55%) CCSP
6 1 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (4.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (4.55%) MCP
6 1 (4.55%) MCSE
6 1 (4.55%) MCTS
System Software
1 10 (45.45%) Active Directory
2 9 (40.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (31.82%) Hyper-V
4 2 (9.09%) Sendmail
4 2 (9.09%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (18.18%) OpenView
1 4 (18.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (13.64%) SCCM
3 2 (9.09%) SCOM
4 1 (4.55%) OVSD
Vendors
1 16 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 11 (50.00%) VMware
3 8 (36.36%) Citrix
4 6 (27.27%) Oracle
5 5 (22.73%) HP
6 4 (18.18%) StorageTek
6 4 (18.18%) Sun
7 3 (13.64%) Cisco
7 3 (13.64%) FireEye
7 3 (13.64%) Rackspace
8 1 (4.55%) webMethods