Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 92 63 85
Rank change year-on-year -29 +22 -41
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 42 49 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.90% 2.58% 2.03%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.01% 13.35% 11.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 35 28
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £425 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +41.67% -9.09%
10th Percentile £200 £113 £213
90th Percentile £550 £545 £396
South East median daily rate £328 £340 £350
% change year-on-year -3.68% -2.86% +16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 7
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £15.50 £15.25 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.64% -61.88% +153.97%
10th Percentile £15.25 £14.63 £15.94
90th Percentile £15.75 £15.88 £41.80
South East median hourly rate £16.50 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -23.26% +22.86% +11.11%

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 466 367 472
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 21.09% 19.30% 18.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 209 246
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £410 £415 £361
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.20% +14.88% +3.21%
10th Percentile £312 £250 £238
90th Percentile £575 £538 £500
South East median daily rate £400 £413 £375
% change year-on-year -3.03% +10.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 16
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £22.25 £15.13 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +47.11% -40.69% +61.90%
10th Percentile £13.68 £13.70 £12.00
90th Percentile £31.00 £34.03 £51.25
South East median hourly rate £17.49 £19.72 £20.00
% change year-on-year -11.30% -1.41% +17.65%

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 August 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 21 August 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 -28 34 £400 -5.88% 3
High Wycombe +4 3 £525 +105.88%
Aylesbury - 1 £135 -
MS Exchange
South East

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 26 (61.90%) VMware
2 25 (59.52%) Microsoft
3 23 (54.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 22 (52.38%) Active Directory
5 21 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 20 (47.62%) SAN
7 19 (45.24%) HP
7 19 (45.24%) Windows
7 19 (45.24%) Firewall
8 13 (30.95%) Cisco
9 12 (28.57%) Citrix
10 11 (26.19%) NetApp
10 11 (26.19%) Office 365
10 11 (26.19%) Hyper-V
10 11 (26.19%) Security Cleared
11 10 (23.81%) SC Cleared
11 10 (23.81%) VMware ESXi
11 10 (23.81%) Network Design
12 9 (21.43%) CheckPoint
12 9 (21.43%) ITIL
13 8 (19.05%) MCSE
13 8 (19.05%) Windows Server 2003
13 8 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
13 8 (19.05%) Blue Coat
13 8 (19.05%) Skype for Business
13 8 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
13 8 (19.05%) Windows Server
13 8 (19.05%) Server Virtualisation
14 7 (16.67%) Virtual Environments
14 7 (16.67%) PowerShell

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 21 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (19.05%) Skype for Business
3 5 (11.90%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (11.90%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (11.90%) SharePoint
4 4 (9.52%) Apache
4 4 (9.52%) IIS
5 3 (7.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.38%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (2.38%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 11 (26.19%) Office 365
2 5 (11.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (9.52%) OneDrive
4 3 (7.14%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 20 (47.62%) SAN
2 19 (45.24%) Firewall
3 5 (11.90%) BIG-IP
3 5 (11.90%) NAS
4 4 (9.52%) TCP/IP
5 3 (7.14%) Skype
5 3 (7.14%) WAN
6 2 (4.76%) LAN
6 2 (4.76%) VPN
6 2 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (2.38%) ADSL
7 1 (2.38%) DNS
7 1 (2.38%) Internet
7 1 (2.38%) Intranet
7 1 (2.38%) MPLS
7 1 (2.38%) Network Security
7 1 (2.38%) SMTP
7 1 (2.38%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.52%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (9.52%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (9.52%) SQL Server 2016
3 3 (7.14%) Big Data
3 3 (7.14%) Hadoop
4 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (2.38%) MSI
General
1 2 (4.76%) Electronics
1 2 (4.76%) Finance
1 2 (4.76%) Manufacturing
1 2 (4.76%) Marketing
1 2 (4.76%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.38%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (35.71%) Architect
2 12 (28.57%) Infrastructure Architect
3 11 (26.19%) Technical Architect
4 8 (19.05%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
4 8 (19.05%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
5 5 (11.90%) Consultant
6 4 (9.52%) Analyst
6 4 (9.52%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 4 (9.52%) Messaging Consultant
6 4 (9.52%) Project Manager
6 4 (9.52%) Support Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (7.14%) Messaging Specialist
8 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) Server Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) Service Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) Service Desk Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) Support Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) Technical Manager
8 2 (4.76%) Technical Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.90%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.52%) Clustering
3 2 (4.76%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.76%) Fat Client
3 2 (4.76%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.38%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.38%) CESG
4 1 (2.38%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 19 (45.24%) Windows
2 8 (19.05%) Windows Server
2 8 (19.05%) Windows Server 2003
2 8 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (14.29%) Linux
3 6 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (11.90%) Unix
5 4 (9.52%) Solaris
5 4 (9.52%) Windows Vista
6 2 (4.76%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.38%) Windows 10
7 1 (2.38%) Windows 2000
7 1 (2.38%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.38%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (23.81%) Network Design
2 9 (21.43%) ITIL
3 8 (19.05%) Server Virtualisation
4 7 (16.67%) Capacity Management
4 7 (16.67%) ITIL V3
4 7 (16.67%) Virtual Environments
5 6 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
6 5 (11.90%) Change Management
6 5 (11.90%) TOGAF
7 4 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (9.52%) DevOps
7 4 (9.52%) ITSM
7 4 (9.52%) Migration
7 4 (9.52%) Network Virtualisation
7 4 (9.52%) PRINCE2
7 4 (9.52%) Project Management
7 4 (9.52%) Service Management
8 3 (7.14%) Infrastructure Monitoring
8 3 (7.14%) IT Strategy
8 3 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 7 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 6 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (2.38%) VB
3 1 (2.38%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (26.19%) Security Cleared
2 10 (23.81%) SC Cleared
3 8 (19.05%) MCSE
3 8 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (16.67%) DV Cleared
5 4 (9.52%) MCP
6 3 (7.14%) MCITP
7 2 (4.76%) PMI Certification
7 2 (4.76%) PMP
7 2 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (2.38%) CCNA
8 1 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (2.38%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (2.38%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) SLA
2 2 (4.76%) QA
3 1 (2.38%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 23 (54.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (52.38%) Active Directory
3 11 (26.19%) Hyper-V
4 10 (23.81%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (9.52%) VMware Workstation
6 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 3 (7.14%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (4.76%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (4.76%) VMware Server
8 1 (2.38%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (2.38%) Firmware
8 1 (2.38%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (2.38%) ProxySG
8 1 (2.38%) Terminal Server
8 1 (2.38%) vSphere
8 1 (2.38%) XenApp
8 1 (2.38%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (16.67%) SCCM
2 6 (14.29%) SCOM
3 5 (11.90%) Microsoft Clustering
4 4 (9.52%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (2.38%) Backup Exec
5 1 (2.38%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 26 (61.90%) VMware
2 25 (59.52%) Microsoft
3 19 (45.24%) HP
4 13 (30.95%) Cisco
5 12 (28.57%) Citrix
6 11 (26.19%) NetApp
7 9 (21.43%) CheckPoint
8 8 (19.05%) Blue Coat
9 7 (16.67%) Red Hat
10 5 (11.90%) F5
11 4 (9.52%) ServiceNow
11 4 (9.52%) StorageTek
11 4 (9.52%) Sun
12 2 (4.76%) 3PAR
12 2 (4.76%) SAP
13 1 (2.38%) Barracuda Networks
13 1 (2.38%) Genesys
13 1 (2.38%) Juniper
13 1 (2.38%) Meraki
13 1 (2.38%) Nimble Storage