Period
to 18 October 2017

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 6 months to 18 October 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
6 months to
18 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 74 87
Rank change year-on-year -6 +13 -43
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 53 38 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 2.37% 2.15% 1.89%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.64% 10.83% 10.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 30 27
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £413 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +37.50% -
10th Percentile £167 £112 £213
90th Percentile £530 £550 £368
South East median daily rate £310 £325 £330
% change year-on-year -4.62% -1.52% +6.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £16.66 £15.25 £16.32
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.25% -6.56% +1.90%
South East median hourly rate £16.58 £18.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -10.38% +12.12% +3.13%

MS Exchange is in the Application Platforms category. The following 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.

All Application Platform Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 498 351 473
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 22.28% 19.84% 17.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 188 244
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £400 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +5.96% +7.86%
10th Percentile £308 £245 £250
90th Percentile £525 £538 £538
South East median daily rate £400 £403 £375
% change year-on-year -0.62% +7.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 19
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £22.83 £15.00 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +52.20% -7.69% +1.47%
10th Percentile £14.10 £13.40 £9.00
90th Percentile £31.00 £34.30 £43.60
South East median hourly rate £19.30 £21.33 £18.68
% change year-on-year -9.53% +14.17% +14.67%

MS Exchange
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

Job postings citing MS Exchange as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire.

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 6 months to 18 October 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 6 months to 18 October 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -8 44 £400 -15.79% 5
High Wycombe - 3 £525 - 2
Aylesbury - 2 £135 - 1
Newport Pagnell - 1 £125 -
MS Exchange
South East

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 33 (62.26%) Microsoft
2 28 (52.83%) Active Directory
2 28 (52.83%) Windows
3 25 (47.17%) Exchange Server 2010
4 23 (43.40%) Office 365
4 23 (43.40%) Security Cleared
4 23 (43.40%) ITIL
5 21 (39.62%) VMware
6 20 (37.74%) VMware Infrastructure
6 20 (37.74%) Windows Server
7 19 (35.85%) Firewall
8 18 (33.96%) SAN
8 18 (33.96%) SC Cleared
9 17 (32.08%) Skype for Business
9 17 (32.08%) HP
10 14 (26.42%) Change Management
10 14 (26.42%) PowerShell
11 13 (24.53%) Microsoft Certification
12 12 (22.64%) Cisco
12 12 (22.64%) SQL Server
12 12 (22.64%) MCSE
13 11 (20.75%) Exchange Server 2007
13 11 (20.75%) DV Cleared
13 11 (20.75%) Microsoft Azure
13 11 (20.75%) Presales
14 10 (18.87%) Network Design
14 10 (18.87%) NetApp
15 9 (16.98%) CheckPoint
15 9 (16.98%) SharePoint
15 9 (16.98%) Citrix

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 25 (47.17%) Exchange Server 2010
2 17 (32.08%) Skype for Business
3 11 (20.75%) Exchange Server 2007
4 9 (16.98%) SharePoint
5 5 (9.43%) Apache
5 5 (9.43%) IIS
5 5 (9.43%) Office Communications Server
5 5 (9.43%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (7.55%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2003
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.89%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 23 (43.40%) Office 365
2 11 (20.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (9.43%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (7.55%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (7.55%) OneDrive
5 3 (5.66%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 19 (35.85%) Firewall
2 18 (33.96%) SAN
3 5 (9.43%) NAS
4 3 (5.66%) BIG-IP
4 3 (5.66%) LAN
4 3 (5.66%) Skype
4 3 (5.66%) TCP/IP
4 3 (5.66%) WAN
5 2 (3.77%) VPN
5 2 (3.77%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.89%) ADSL
6 1 (1.89%) Intranet
6 1 (1.89%) MPLS
6 1 (1.89%) Network Security
6 1 (1.89%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (22.64%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.43%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (9.43%) SQL Server 2012
2 5 (9.43%) SQL Server 2016
3 3 (5.66%) Big Data
3 3 (5.66%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (1.89%) MSI
General
1 3 (5.66%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.77%) Electronics
2 2 (3.77%) Finance
2 2 (3.77%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.77%) Marketing
3 1 (1.89%) Legal
Job Titles
1 22 (41.51%) Architect
2 12 (22.64%) Infrastructure Architect
2 12 (22.64%) Technical Architect
3 8 (15.09%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
3 8 (15.09%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
4 6 (11.32%) Analyst
4 6 (11.32%) Support Engineer
5 5 (9.43%) Wintel Architect
6 4 (7.55%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 4 (7.55%) Messaging Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) Project Manager
7 3 (5.66%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (5.66%) Messaging Specialist
7 3 (5.66%) Service Architect
7 3 (5.66%) SharePoint Specialist
7 3 (5.66%) Support Analyst
8 2 (3.77%) Communications Specialist
8 2 (3.77%) Office 365 Manager
8 2 (3.77%) SharePoint Analyst
8 2 (3.77%) Technical Manager
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.32%) Data Centre
1 6 (11.32%) PKI
2 5 (9.43%) Clustering
3 4 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.66%) Virtual Team
5 2 (3.77%) Fat Client
5 2 (3.77%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.89%) CMDB
6 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 28 (52.83%) Windows
2 20 (37.74%) Windows Server
3 8 (15.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (15.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (13.21%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (9.43%) Solaris
5 5 (9.43%) Windows Vista
6 4 (7.55%) Linux
7 3 (5.66%) Unix
7 3 (5.66%) Windows 7
8 2 (3.77%) Windows 10
9 1 (1.89%) Android
9 1 (1.89%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.89%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (43.40%) ITIL
2 14 (26.42%) Change Management
3 11 (20.75%) Presales
4 10 (18.87%) Network Design
5 8 (15.09%) Server Virtualisation
6 6 (11.32%) Capacity Management
6 6 (11.32%) ITIL V3
6 6 (11.32%) Mentoring
6 6 (11.32%) Requirements Analysis
6 6 (11.32%) TOGAF
6 6 (11.32%) Virtual Environments
7 5 (9.43%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (9.43%) Creative Thinking
7 5 (9.43%) DevOps
7 5 (9.43%) Migration
7 5 (9.43%) PRINCE2
7 5 (9.43%) Service Design
8 4 (7.55%) Network Virtualisation
8 4 (7.55%) Service Management
8 4 (7.55%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 14 (26.42%) PowerShell
2 3 (5.66%) SQL
3 1 (1.89%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 23 (43.40%) Security Cleared
2 18 (33.96%) SC Cleared
3 13 (24.53%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (22.64%) MCSE
5 11 (20.75%) DV Cleared
6 6 (11.32%) MCSA
7 4 (7.55%) MCITP
8 3 (5.66%) MCP
9 2 (3.77%) CCNA
9 2 (3.77%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (3.77%) DBS Check
9 2 (3.77%) PMI Certification
9 2 (3.77%) PMP
9 2 (3.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (3.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (1.89%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.55%) SLA
2 1 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.89%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.89%) QA
System Software
1 28 (52.83%) Active Directory
2 20 (37.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (16.98%) Hyper-V
3 9 (16.98%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 3 (5.66%) Virtual Servers
4 3 (5.66%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (3.77%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (3.77%) VMware Server
6 1 (1.89%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.89%) ProxySG
6 1 (1.89%) Terminal Server
6 1 (1.89%) XenApp
6 1 (1.89%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (16.98%) SCCM
2 6 (11.32%) Microsoft Clustering
2 6 (11.32%) SCOM
3 5 (9.43%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 4 (7.55%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.89%) EdgeSight
5 1 (1.89%) MOM
Vendors
1 33 (62.26%) Microsoft
2 21 (39.62%) VMware
3 17 (32.08%) HP
4 12 (22.64%) Cisco
5 10 (18.87%) NetApp
6 9 (16.98%) CheckPoint
6 9 (16.98%) Citrix
7 8 (15.09%) Blue Coat
8 7 (13.21%) Red Hat
9 5 (9.43%) StorageTek
9 5 (9.43%) Sun
10 4 (7.55%) Symantec
11 3 (5.66%) F5
11 3 (5.66%) ServiceNow
12 2 (3.77%) Google
12 2 (3.77%) SAP
13 1 (1.89%) Avaya
13 1 (1.89%) Genesys
13 1 (1.89%) Juniper
13 1 (1.89%) McAfee