The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for MS Exchange skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited MS Exchange over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Exchange Server
South East / Buckinghamshire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 67 55 74
Rank change year-on-year -12 +19  
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 16 26 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.55% 2.45% 1.08%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.39% 13.33% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 13 5
Median daily rate £358 £388 £248
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.74% +56.56%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £239 £132
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £505 £340
UK excluding London median daily rate £280 £300 £300
% change year-on-year -6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £15.50 £16.25 £29.57
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.61% -45.04%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year - +6.66%  

MS Exchange is in the application platform skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 154 195 208
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 14.88% 18.34% 17.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 104 102
Median daily rate £363 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.37% +10.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £275 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 3
Median hourly rate £14.00 £16.25 £16.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.84% +0.68%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £16.25 £15.16
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £17.00 £32.26
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.84
% change year-on-year - +3.91%  

MS Exchange
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire citing MS Exchange as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Job vacancy trend for MS Exchange in Buckinghamshire

MS Exchange
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing MS Exchange in Buckinghamshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for MS Exchange in Buckinghamshire

MS Exchange
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MS Exchange in Buckinghamshire over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MS Exchange in Buckinghamshire

MS Exchange
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Exchange in Buckinghamshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS Exchange in Buckinghamshire

MS Exchange
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Exchange within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -5 14 £358 -10.62% 3
High Wycombe +2 1 - - 1
MS Exchange
South East

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing MS Exchange also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for MS Exchange.

1 25 (83.33%) Windows
2 22 (73.33%) Microsoft
3 17 (56.67%) Active Directory
4 16 (53.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 13 (43.33%) Skype for Business
6 12 (40.00%) Windows Server
6 12 (40.00%) Citrix
6 12 (40.00%) VMware
7 11 (36.67%) VMware Infrastructure
7 11 (36.67%) HP
8 10 (33.33%) SQL Server
8 10 (33.33%) PowerShell
8 10 (33.33%) Security Cleared
8 10 (33.33%) SC Cleared
8 10 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
9 9 (30.00%) SMTP
9 9 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2013
10 8 (26.67%) ITIL
11 7 (23.33%) Microsoft Certification
11 7 (23.33%) SharePoint
11 7 (23.33%) Infrastructure Monitoring
11 7 (23.33%) Office 365
12 6 (20.00%) Unix
12 6 (20.00%) WAN
12 6 (20.00%) Cisco
12 6 (20.00%) Blackberry
12 6 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 6 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003

MS Exchange
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 16 (53.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 13 (43.33%) Skype for Business
3 10 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
4 8 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (23.33%) SharePoint
6 6 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 6 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
7 5 (16.67%) Office Communications Server
7 5 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (23.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (30.00%) SMTP
2 6 (20.00%) WAN
3 5 (16.67%) DNS
3 5 (16.67%) Internet
3 5 (16.67%) IPsec
3 5 (16.67%) LAN
3 5 (16.67%) SAN
4 4 (13.33%) Cisco IOS
4 4 (13.33%) DHCP
4 4 (13.33%) Skype
5 3 (10.00%) BIG-IP
5 3 (10.00%) Firewall
5 3 (10.00%) FTP
5 3 (10.00%) SSH
5 3 (10.00%) TCP/IP
6 2 (6.67%) Network Security
6 2 (6.67%) VPN
7 1 (3.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (13.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MSI
General
1 1 (3.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (26.67%) Analyst
2 5 (16.67%) Security Advisor
3 4 (13.33%) Active Directory Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) Senior Active Directory Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) Senior VMware Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) VMware Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Architect
4 3 (10.00%) Field Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (10.00%) Messaging Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Messaging Specialist
4 3 (10.00%) Support Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Support Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (6.67%) IT Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Messaging Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Server Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Blackberry
2 5 (16.67%) CESG
2 5 (16.67%) Client/Server
2 5 (16.67%) Data Centre
3 4 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.67%) CMDB
4 2 (6.67%) Handset
4 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
4 2 (6.67%) Smartphone
5 1 (3.33%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 25 (83.33%) Windows
2 12 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 9 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (20.00%) Unix
6 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (16.67%) Windows Vista
7 4 (13.33%) Android
8 3 (10.00%) Linux
9 2 (6.67%) Windows 7
10 1 (3.33%) Windows 2000
10 1 (3.33%) Windows 8
10 1 (3.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (26.67%) ITIL
2 7 (23.33%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 6 (20.00%) Change Management
4 5 (16.67%) Cryptography
4 5 (16.67%) Information Assurance
4 5 (16.67%) ISMS
5 4 (13.33%) Data Centre Operations
5 4 (13.33%) Mentoring
5 4 (13.33%) Mobile Device Management
5 4 (13.33%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 4 (13.33%) Two-Factor Authentication
6 3 (10.00%) Capacity Management
6 3 (10.00%) Fuzz Testing
6 3 (10.00%) ITIL V3
6 3 (10.00%) OWASP
6 3 (10.00%) Patch Management
6 3 (10.00%) Presales
6 3 (10.00%) Security Architecture
6 3 (10.00%) Server Virtualisation
6 3 (10.00%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 10 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 5 (16.67%) VB
3 4 (13.33%) SQL
4 1 (3.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 10 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 7 (23.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (16.67%) CESG Certified Professional
3 5 (16.67%) CISSP
3 5 (16.67%) MCP
3 5 (16.67%) MCSE
4 2 (6.67%) DV Cleared
5 1 (3.33%) CEH
5 1 (3.33%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (3.33%) DBS Check
5 1 (3.33%) MCITP
5 1 (3.33%) MCPD
5 1 (3.33%) MCSA
5 1 (3.33%) MCTS
5 1 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) RMADS
2 1 (3.33%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 17 (56.67%) Active Directory
2 11 (36.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (10.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (10.00%) Sendmail
3 3 (10.00%) VMware Workstation
4 2 (6.67%) VMware ESX
5 1 (3.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (3.33%) Firmware
5 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (3.33%) Terminal Server
5 1 (3.33%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (3.33%) vSphere
5 1 (3.33%) XenApp
5 1 (3.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (13.33%) AirWatch
1 4 (13.33%) NetBackup
1 4 (13.33%) Norton AntiVirus
1 4 (13.33%) WSUS
2 1 (3.33%) Backup Exec
2 1 (3.33%) EdgeSight
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (3.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 22 (73.33%) Microsoft
2 12 (40.00%) Citrix
2 12 (40.00%) VMware
3 11 (36.67%) HP
4 6 (20.00%) Cisco
5 5 (16.67%) Oracle
5 5 (16.67%) Symantec
6 4 (13.33%) MobileIron
7 3 (10.00%) F5
7 3 (10.00%) NetApp
7 3 (10.00%) ServiceNow
8 2 (6.67%) 3PAR
8 2 (6.67%) Apple
8 2 (6.67%) Blue Coat
8 2 (6.67%) CheckPoint
8 2 (6.67%) Red Hat
8 2 (6.67%) Wyse
9 1 (3.33%) AppSense
9 1 (3.33%) CommVault
9 1 (3.33%) Genesys