Period
to 21 September 2019

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 21 September 2019 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
21 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 62 70 90
Rank change year-on-year +8 +20 -23
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 36 51 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 2.48% 2.69% 2.28%
As % of the Application Platforms category 13.43% 13.39% 10.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 37 35
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £460 £400 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.00% -4.76% -1.18%
10th Percentile £200 £341 £167
90th Percentile £478 £452 £550
South East median daily rate £355 £363 £325
% change year-on-year -2.07% +11.54% -5.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.25 £15.58 £16.66
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.52% -6.50% +9.25%
South East median hourly rate £17.41 £19.00 £16.66
% change year-on-year -8.39% +14.05% -12.32%

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 268 381 481
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 18.46% 20.13% 21.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 197 196
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £213 £332 £310
90th Percentile £553 £575 £550
South East median daily rate £425 £438 £400
% change year-on-year -2.86% +9.38% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 8 4
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £19.50 £16.83 £22.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.86% -26.28% +52.20%
10th Percentile £10.60 £14.52 £14.10
90th Percentile £34.00 £44.35 £31.00
South East median hourly rate £19.00 £23.00 £17.49
% change year-on-year -17.39% +31.50% -16.02%

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 21 September 2019.

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 21 September 2019. 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 +14 33 £470 +17.50% 2
High Wycombe -4 1 £238 +35.71% 1
Buckingham - 1 £274 -
MS Exchange
South East

For the 6 months to 21 September 2019, IT contractor jobs citing MS Exchange also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for MS Exchange.

1 32 (88.89%) Windows
2 28 (77.78%) Microsoft
3 27 (75.00%) Cisco
3 27 (75.00%) VMware
4 24 (66.67%) SCCM
5 23 (63.89%) Firewall
6 19 (52.78%) Active Directory
7 16 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
7 16 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2010
7 16 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2013
8 14 (38.89%) Windows Server
8 14 (38.89%) Windows Server 2012
9 13 (36.11%) Office 365
9 13 (36.11%) MCITP
9 13 (36.11%) MCSA
9 13 (36.11%) Change Management
9 13 (36.11%) Security Management
10 12 (33.33%) Law
10 12 (33.33%) Sony
10 12 (33.33%) Information Security Management
10 12 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
10 12 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
10 12 (33.33%) Adobe
10 12 (33.33%) CCNA
10 12 (33.33%) SCOM
10 12 (33.33%) ISMS
10 12 (33.33%) Information Security
10 12 (33.33%) Splunk
10 12 (33.33%) Hyper-V
11 11 (30.56%) NaaS

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 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2010
1 16 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (11.11%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 13 (36.11%) Office 365
2 2 (5.56%) AWS
2 2 (5.56%) Azure
3 1 (2.78%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (63.89%) Firewall
2 11 (30.56%) NaaS
2 11 (30.56%) SAN
3 10 (27.78%) Cisco ASA
3 10 (27.78%) IP Telephony
4 8 (22.22%) WAN
5 7 (19.44%) PBX
6 4 (11.11%) Skype
7 3 (8.33%) TCP/IP
7 3 (8.33%) VPN
8 2 (5.56%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (5.56%) Ethernet
8 2 (5.56%) VoIP
8 2 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (5.56%) Wireless
9 1 (2.78%) DHCP
9 1 (2.78%) DNS
9 1 (2.78%) LAN
9 1 (2.78%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 12 (33.33%) Law
2 11 (30.56%) Legal
3 7 (19.44%) Publishing
4 1 (2.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (47.22%) Analyst
2 16 (44.44%) Support Analyst
3 12 (33.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 12 (33.33%) Infrastructure Support
3 12 (33.33%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 10 (27.78%) Architect
5 7 (19.44%) Network Architect
6 6 (16.67%) Infrastructure Architect
7 5 (13.89%) Network Infrastructure Architect
8 4 (11.11%) 1st Line Support
8 4 (11.11%) 1st Line Support Analyst
8 4 (11.11%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
8 4 (11.11%) Technical Architect
8 4 (11.11%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
9 3 (8.33%) Network Technical Architect
10 2 (5.56%) Citrix Architect
10 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 2 (5.56%) Network Design Architect
10 2 (5.56%) VMware Architect
11 1 (2.78%) Technical Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 11 (30.56%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.56%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.78%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.78%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 32 (88.89%) Windows
2 14 (38.89%) Windows Server
2 14 (38.89%) Windows Server 2012
3 12 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (30.56%) Windows 8
4 11 (30.56%) Windows XP
5 10 (27.78%) Windows 10
6 6 (16.67%) Android
7 2 (5.56%) Linux
7 2 (5.56%) Mac OS
7 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (2.78%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (36.11%) Change Management
1 13 (36.11%) Security Management
2 12 (33.33%) Information Security
2 12 (33.33%) Information Security Management
2 12 (33.33%) ISMS
3 11 (30.56%) Customer-Centricity
3 11 (30.56%) E-Commerce
3 11 (30.56%) Problem Management
4 9 (25.00%) Network Design
5 5 (13.89%) Capacity Management
5 5 (13.89%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (13.89%) ITIL
6 4 (11.11%) IT Strategy
6 4 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
7 3 (8.33%) Storage Virtualisation
7 3 (8.33%) Virtual Environments
8 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 2 (5.56%) ITIL V3
8 2 (5.56%) ITSM
8 2 (5.56%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (30.56%) Java
2 5 (13.89%) PowerShell
3 3 (8.33%) SQL
4 1 (2.78%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.78%) LotusScript
Qualifications
1 16 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (36.11%) MCITP
2 13 (36.11%) MCSA
3 12 (33.33%) CCNA
3 12 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (11.11%) MCSE
5 2 (5.56%) SC Cleared
5 2 (5.56%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.78%) A+ Certification
6 1 (2.78%) ACMT
6 1 (2.78%) CompTIA Security+
6 1 (2.78%) Degree
6 1 (2.78%) DV Cleared
6 1 (2.78%) MCP
6 1 (2.78%) MCTS
6 1 (2.78%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (2.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 19 (52.78%) Active Directory
2 12 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 10 (27.78%) VMware ESXi
4 8 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (2.78%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 24 (66.67%) SCCM
2 12 (33.33%) SCOM
3 11 (30.56%) WSUS
4 3 (8.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (5.56%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 28 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 27 (75.00%) Cisco
2 27 (75.00%) VMware
3 12 (33.33%) Adobe
3 12 (33.33%) Sony
3 12 (33.33%) Splunk
4 10 (27.78%) Blue Coat
4 10 (27.78%) CheckPoint
4 10 (27.78%) Citrix
4 10 (27.78%) F5
4 10 (27.78%) Meraki
4 10 (27.78%) NetApp
4 10 (27.78%) Red Hat
5 4 (11.11%) Mitel
6 3 (8.33%) ServiceNow
6 3 (8.33%) Symantec
7 2 (5.56%) Apple
7 2 (5.56%) HP
7 2 (5.56%) SAP
8 1 (2.78%) Dell