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 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 36 24 52
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +28
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 44 38 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 4.94% 5.44% 0.90%
As % of the Application Platforms category 30.77% 40.86% 5.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 10 2
Average daily rate
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£283 £238 £273
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.94% -12.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £132 £150 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £383 £315
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £300 £288
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 11 1
Average hourly rate - £14.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +3.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £14.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+24.13% -19.44%
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
143 93 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 16.07% 13.32% 16.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 34 34
Average daily rate £350 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £158 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 14 7
Average hourly rate £14.65 £14.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.00% +3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.29 £14.50 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.15 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+10.78% -9.73%

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 27 November 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 27 November 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 51 (71.83%) Windows
2 47 (66.20%) Security Cleared
3 46 (64.79%) ITIL
4 39 (54.93%) SC Cleared
5 38 (53.52%) Exchange Server 2003
6 37 (52.11%) Microsoft
7 34 (47.89%) Windows Server 2008
8 32 (45.07%) Microsoft Certification
9 31 (43.66%) Exchange Server 2010
10 28 (39.44%) MCP
10 28 (39.44%) Backup Exec
11 27 (38.03%) MCSE
12 26 (36.62%) MS Excel
13 21 (29.58%) Service Management
13 21 (29.58%) DV Cleared
14 19 (26.76%) Exchange Server 2007
15 18 (25.35%) Analytical Skills
16 17 (23.94%) Lync
17 14 (19.72%) Change Management
17 14 (19.72%) Blackberry
17 14 (19.72%) Active Directory
17 14 (19.72%) VMware Infrastructure
17 14 (19.72%) VMware
18 13 (18.31%) Hyper-V
18 13 (18.31%) Windows 7
18 13 (18.31%) Citrix
18 13 (18.31%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
19 12 (16.90%) McAfee
19 12 (16.90%) SharePoint
19 12 (16.90%) SLA

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 38 (53.52%) Exchange Server 2003
2 31 (43.66%) Exchange Server 2010
3 19 (26.76%) Exchange Server 2007
4 17 (23.94%) Lync
5 13 (18.31%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 12 (16.90%) SharePoint
7 9 (12.68%) SharePoint 2013
8 5 (7.04%) Office Communications Server
9 4 (5.63%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (4.23%) IIS
11 1 (1.41%) MediaWiki
11 1 (1.41%) Apache
11 1 (1.41%) Tomcat
Applications
1 26 (36.62%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.82%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 8 (11.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.27%) BIG-IP
2 5 (7.04%) DNS
3 3 (4.23%) Cisco IOS
3 3 (4.23%) Firewall
3 3 (4.23%) DHCP
4 2 (2.82%) LAN
4 2 (2.82%) VoIP
5 1 (1.41%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (1.41%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (1.41%) Network Security
5 1 (1.41%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.41%) X.400
5 1 (1.41%) X.500
5 1 (1.41%) WAN
5 1 (1.41%) SMTP
5 1 (1.41%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.41%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.41%) MySQL
General
1 5 (7.04%) Finance
2 2 (2.82%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (36.62%) Analyst
2 15 (21.13%) 1st Line Support
3 14 (19.72%) Support Analyst
4 12 (16.90%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 10 (14.08%) Team Leader
6 9 (12.68%) Infrastructure Team Leader
7 8 (11.27%) Consultant
8 7 (9.86%) Service Analyst
8 7 (9.86%) Service Desk Analyst
9 4 (5.63%) Mobility Engineer
10 3 (4.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 3 (4.23%) Infrastructure Manager
10 3 (4.23%) SharePoint Specialist
10 3 (4.23%) Support Engineer
10 3 (4.23%) 3rd Line Support
10 3 (4.23%) Project Manager
11 2 (2.82%) Test Analyst
11 2 (2.82%) 2nd Line Support
11 2 (2.82%) Help Desk Support
11 2 (2.82%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 18 (25.35%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (19.72%) Blackberry
3 4 (5.63%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.41%) Replication
4 1 (1.41%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.41%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.41%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 51 (71.83%) Windows
2 34 (47.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (18.31%) Windows 7
4 11 (15.49%) Windows Vista
4 11 (15.49%) Linux
4 11 (15.49%) UNIX
5 10 (14.08%) Windows 8
6 5 (7.04%) Android
7 4 (5.63%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (5.63%) Windows Mobile
8 2 (2.82%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (64.79%) ITIL
2 21 (29.58%) Service Management
3 14 (19.72%) Change Management
4 10 (14.08%) Service Delivery
5 6 (8.45%) Validation
5 6 (8.45%) Vulnerability Management
6 5 (7.04%) ITIL V3
6 5 (7.04%) Mentoring
6 5 (7.04%) Operations Management
7 4 (5.63%) Migration
7 4 (5.63%) Line Management
7 4 (5.63%) Server Monitoring
8 3 (4.23%) Problem Management
8 3 (4.23%) Incident Management
8 3 (4.23%) Project Management
9 2 (2.82%) Software Testing
9 2 (2.82%) Risk Assessment
9 2 (2.82%) Test Strategy
9 2 (2.82%) Root Cause Analysis
10 1 (1.41%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 12 (16.90%) PowerShell
2 10 (14.08%) SQL
3 1 (1.41%) Java
Qualifications
1 47 (66.20%) Security Cleared
2 39 (54.93%) SC Cleared
3 32 (45.07%) Microsoft Certification
4 28 (39.44%) MCP
5 27 (38.03%) MCSE
6 21 (29.58%) DV Cleared
7 2 (2.82%) ISEB
7 2 (2.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (1.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.41%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.41%) CCNP
8 1 (1.41%) CCNA
8 1 (1.41%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (16.90%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (19.72%) Active Directory
1 14 (19.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (18.31%) Hyper-V
3 8 (11.27%) Firmware
4 3 (4.23%) Forefront TMG
5 2 (2.82%) Terminal Services
5 2 (2.82%) UAG
6 1 (1.41%) Xen
6 1 (1.41%) vSphere
6 1 (1.41%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 28 (39.44%) Backup Exec
2 12 (16.90%) McAfee ePO
2 12 (16.90%) OVSD
3 3 (4.23%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (1.41%) SCCM
4 1 (1.41%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 37 (52.11%) Microsoft
2 14 (19.72%) VMware
3 13 (18.31%) Citrix
4 12 (16.90%) McAfee
4 12 (16.90%) Lumension
5 11 (15.49%) Sophos
6 8 (11.27%) F5
7 5 (7.04%) Cisco
8 4 (5.63%) Symantec
8 4 (5.63%) MobileIron
9 3 (4.23%) HP
9 3 (4.23%) Oracle
10 2 (2.82%) Websense
10 2 (2.82%) IronPort
10 2 (2.82%) Mitel
10 2 (2.82%) RightFax
11 1 (1.41%) Computacenter
11 1 (1.41%) Altiris
11 1 (1.41%) ICL
11 1 (1.41%) CheckPoint
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