Period
to 20 April 2018

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 20 April 2018 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
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 83 84 65
Rank change year-on-year +1 -19 +24
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 50 36 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 2.32% 1.86% 2.35%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.14% 12.46% 12.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 32 26
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £438 £360 £386
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.53% -6.80% +54.50%
10th Percentile £300 £200 £240
90th Percentile £540 £538 £531
South East median daily rate £318 £330 £325
% change year-on-year -3.79% +1.54% -1.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - £15.50 £16.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -3.97% -59.65%
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £19.63 £17.50
% change year-on-year -13.38% +12.14% +9.38%

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 493 289 391
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 22.88% 14.97% 19.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 234 147 199
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £463 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.63% - +15.11%
10th Percentile £300 £212 £256
90th Percentile £556 £550 £575
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 3 12
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £27.00 £14.00 £16.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +92.86% -13.55% +0.34%
10th Percentile £22.00 £13.40 £11.30
90th Percentile £60.00 £15.40 £17.98
South East median hourly rate £19.00 £20.25 £17.77
% change year-on-year -6.17% +13.96% +1.54%

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 20 April 2018.

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 20 April 2018. 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 +3 46 £444 +18.33% 3
High Wycombe -4 1 £150 - 3
MS Exchange
South East

For the 6 months to 20 April 2018, 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 31 (62.00%) ITIL
1 31 (62.00%) Skype for Business
2 28 (56.00%) Security Cleared
3 26 (52.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 26 (52.00%) VMware
4 25 (50.00%) SC Cleared
4 25 (50.00%) PowerShell
4 25 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 25 (50.00%) Office 365
5 23 (46.00%) Change Management
6 20 (40.00%) Windows
7 17 (34.00%) SharePoint
7 17 (34.00%) DV Cleared
7 17 (34.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 17 (34.00%) Exchange Server 2007
8 16 (32.00%) HP
9 15 (30.00%) Citrix
9 15 (30.00%) SharePoint 2013
9 15 (30.00%) Problem-Solving
10 14 (28.00%) ITIL V3
10 14 (28.00%) Active Directory
11 12 (24.00%) Cisco
11 12 (24.00%) Linux
11 12 (24.00%) CheckPoint
11 12 (24.00%) Microsoft Certification
11 12 (24.00%) NetApp
11 12 (24.00%) Blue Coat
11 12 (24.00%) Skype
12 11 (22.00%) Windows Server 2012
12 11 (22.00%) Windows Server 2008

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 31 (62.00%) Skype for Business
2 26 (52.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 17 (34.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 17 (34.00%) SharePoint
4 15 (30.00%) SharePoint 2013
5 9 (18.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (6.00%) IIS
7 2 (4.00%) Apache
8 1 (2.00%) IBM Domino
8 1 (2.00%) OpenStack
Applications
1 6 (12.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 25 (50.00%) Office 365
2 7 (14.00%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (14.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.00%) IaaS
4 1 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (24.00%) Skype
2 11 (22.00%) Firewall
3 9 (18.00%) SAN
4 5 (10.00%) WAN
5 4 (8.00%) BIG-IP
6 3 (6.00%) TCP/IP
6 3 (6.00%) Wireless
7 1 (2.00%) DHCP
7 1 (2.00%) DNS
7 1 (2.00%) NAS
7 1 (2.00%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.00%) Big Data
1 3 (6.00%) Hadoop
1 3 (6.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (6.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (6.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 3 (6.00%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (32.00%) Architect
2 15 (30.00%) Technical Architect
3 12 (24.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 12 (24.00%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
3 12 (24.00%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
4 10 (20.00%) Analyst
5 9 (18.00%) SharePoint Analyst
6 7 (14.00%) Communications Specialist
6 7 (14.00%) Messaging Specialist
7 4 (8.00%) Support Engineer
8 3 (6.00%) Consultant
8 3 (6.00%) Infrastructure Team Leader
8 3 (6.00%) SharePoint Specialist
8 3 (6.00%) Team Leader
9 2 (4.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
9 2 (4.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 2 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 2 (4.00%) Desktop Engineer
9 2 (4.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 2 (4.00%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.00%) Enterprise Cloud
3 3 (6.00%) Clustering
4 2 (4.00%) Smartphone
5 1 (2.00%) HP Storage
5 1 (2.00%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 20 (40.00%) Windows
2 12 (24.00%) Linux
3 11 (22.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (22.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (14.00%) Windows Server
4 7 (14.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (8.00%) Windows 7
6 3 (6.00%) Windows Vista
7 2 (4.00%) Android
7 2 (4.00%) Mac OS X
7 2 (4.00%) Solaris
7 2 (4.00%) Windows 10
8 1 (2.00%) CentOS
8 1 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (2.00%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (62.00%) ITIL
2 23 (46.00%) Change Management
3 15 (30.00%) Problem-Solving
4 14 (28.00%) ITIL V3
5 9 (18.00%) ITSM
5 9 (18.00%) Mentoring
5 9 (18.00%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
5 9 (18.00%) Presales
5 9 (18.00%) Service Management
6 8 (16.00%) Service Delivery
6 8 (16.00%) Virtual Environments
7 6 (12.00%) Migration
8 5 (10.00%) Capacity Management
8 5 (10.00%) Network Design
8 5 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
8 5 (10.00%) Server Virtualisation
9 4 (8.00%) DevOps
10 3 (6.00%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (6.00%) Problem Management
10 3 (6.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 25 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.00%) Python
2 1 (2.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (56.00%) Security Cleared
2 25 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 17 (34.00%) DV Cleared
4 12 (24.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (16.00%) MCSE
6 7 (14.00%) MCP
7 5 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (6.00%) CCNA
8 3 (6.00%) CCSP
8 3 (6.00%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (6.00%) MCITP
9 2 (4.00%) A+ Certification
9 2 (4.00%) CCA
9 2 (4.00%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (2.00%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.00%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (34.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (28.00%) Active Directory
3 9 (18.00%) VMware ESXi
4 8 (16.00%) Hyper-V
5 6 (12.00%) VMware Workstation
6 5 (10.00%) XenApp
7 1 (2.00%) Docker
7 1 (2.00%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 7 (14.00%) SCOM
2 6 (12.00%) SCCM
2 6 (12.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (2.00%) Ansible
4 1 (2.00%) CFEngine
4 1 (2.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (2.00%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.00%) OVSD
4 1 (2.00%) Puppet
4 1 (2.00%) SCOrch
4 1 (2.00%) SCVMM
4 1 (2.00%) Unicenter
4 1 (2.00%) vRealize
Vendors
1 26 (52.00%) VMware
2 25 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 16 (32.00%) HP
4 15 (30.00%) Citrix
5 12 (24.00%) Blue Coat
5 12 (24.00%) CheckPoint
5 12 (24.00%) Cisco
5 12 (24.00%) NetApp
6 9 (18.00%) Red Hat
7 7 (14.00%) Symantec
8 5 (10.00%) ServiceNow
9 4 (8.00%) F5
10 2 (4.00%) Apple
10 2 (4.00%) Sun
11 1 (2.00%) CA
11 1 (2.00%) Dell
11 1 (2.00%) EMC
11 1 (2.00%) IBM
11 1 (2.00%) StorageTek
11 1 (2.00%) SunGard