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 29 May 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
29 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 65 53 68
Rank change year-on-year -12 +15  
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 23 26 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 2.21% 2.71% 1.81%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.62% 13.83% 9.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 17 10
Median daily rate £395 £425 £274
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.05% +55.10%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £363 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £320
UK excluding London median daily rate £290 £305 £275
% change year-on-year -4.91% +10.90%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £15.50 £15.25 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.63% -63.25%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.75 £15.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +11.66% -21.05%  

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 198 188 243
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 19.06% 19.62% 20.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 110 123
Median daily rate £408 £413 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.21% +26.92%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -3.12% +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 10
Median hourly rate £15.50 £15.25 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.63% -41.34%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +7.50% -4.76%  

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 -13 21 £400 -5.88% 5
High Wycombe +4 1 £125 -50.98% 1
MS Exchange
South East

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 31 (68.89%) Microsoft
2 30 (66.67%) Windows
3 26 (57.78%) Exchange Server 2010
4 24 (53.33%) VMware
5 23 (51.11%) Active Directory
6 22 (48.89%) VMware Infrastructure
7 18 (40.00%) Security Cleared
7 18 (40.00%) HP
7 18 (40.00%) Citrix
8 17 (37.78%) SC Cleared
9 16 (35.56%) Skype for Business
10 15 (33.33%) PowerShell
10 15 (33.33%) ITIL
11 14 (31.11%) SAN
11 14 (31.11%) Windows Server 2008
12 13 (28.89%) Windows Server
13 12 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
13 12 (26.67%) Hyper-V
13 12 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
14 11 (24.44%) Change Management
14 11 (24.44%) Firewall
14 11 (24.44%) Office 365
14 11 (24.44%) Exchange Server 2007
14 11 (24.44%) Exchange Server 2013
15 10 (22.22%) MCSE
16 9 (20.00%) Linux
16 9 (20.00%) MCP
16 9 (20.00%) Unix
16 9 (20.00%) SQL Server
16 9 (20.00%) SQL

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 26 (57.78%) Exchange Server 2010
2 16 (35.56%) Skype for Business
3 11 (24.44%) Exchange Server 2007
3 11 (24.44%) Exchange Server 2013
4 9 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 7 (15.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 7 (15.56%) SharePoint
6 5 (11.11%) Office Communications Server
6 5 (11.11%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (4.44%) Apache
7 2 (4.44%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.22%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 11 (24.44%) Office 365
2 2 (4.44%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (31.11%) SAN
2 11 (24.44%) Firewall
3 8 (17.78%) BIG-IP
4 6 (13.33%) SMTP
5 5 (11.11%) TCP/IP
5 5 (11.11%) WAN
6 4 (8.89%) Internet
6 4 (8.89%) LAN
7 3 (6.67%) DNS
7 3 (6.67%) IPsec
7 3 (6.67%) NAS
7 3 (6.67%) VPN
8 2 (4.44%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (4.44%) DHCP
8 2 (4.44%) Network Security
8 2 (4.44%) Skype
9 1 (2.22%) FTP
9 1 (2.22%) Intranet
9 1 (2.22%) SSH
9 1 (2.22%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.89%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (8.89%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (2.22%) Big Data
4 1 (2.22%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (2.22%) MSI
General
1 1 (2.22%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (20.00%) Architect
2 8 (17.78%) Analyst
3 7 (15.56%) Infrastructure Architect
3 7 (15.56%) Technical Architect
4 6 (13.33%) Messaging Specialist
5 5 (11.11%) Consultant
5 5 (11.11%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
5 5 (11.11%) Support Engineer
5 5 (11.11%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
6 4 (8.89%) Communications Specialist
6 4 (8.89%) Messaging Consultant
6 4 (8.89%) Messaging Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) Active Directory Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) Field Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
7 3 (6.67%) Messaging Analyst
7 3 (6.67%) Security Advisor
7 3 (6.67%) Server Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (13.33%) Blackberry
3 4 (8.89%) CESG
4 3 (6.67%) Client/Server
4 3 (6.67%) Data Centre
5 2 (4.44%) Clustering
5 2 (4.44%) CMDB
5 2 (4.44%) Handset
5 2 (4.44%) Management Information System
5 2 (4.44%) Smartphone
6 1 (2.22%) Driving Licence
6 1 (2.22%) Fat Client
6 1 (2.22%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 30 (66.67%) Windows
2 14 (31.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (28.89%) Windows Server
4 12 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (20.00%) Linux
5 9 (20.00%) Unix
6 8 (17.78%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (11.11%) Windows Vista
8 2 (4.44%) Android
8 2 (4.44%) Solaris
8 2 (4.44%) Windows 7
8 2 (4.44%) Windows 8
9 1 (2.22%) Windows 2000
9 1 (2.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (33.33%) ITIL
2 11 (24.44%) Change Management
3 9 (20.00%) ITIL V3
3 9 (20.00%) Virtual Environments
4 8 (17.78%) Infrastructure Monitoring
5 7 (15.56%) ITSM
5 7 (15.56%) Network Design
5 7 (15.56%) Server Virtualisation
5 7 (15.56%) Service Management
6 6 (13.33%) Capacity Management
7 5 (11.11%) Mentoring
7 5 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
8 4 (8.89%) Cryptography
8 4 (8.89%) Service Delivery
9 3 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (6.67%) Information Assurance
9 3 (6.67%) ISMS
9 3 (6.67%) IT Strategy
9 3 (6.67%) Presales
9 3 (6.67%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 9 (20.00%) SQL
3 3 (6.67%) VB
4 1 (2.22%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 18 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 17 (37.78%) SC Cleared
3 12 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (22.22%) MCSE
5 9 (20.00%) DV Cleared
5 9 (20.00%) MCP
6 3 (6.67%) CESG Certified Professional
6 3 (6.67%) CISSP
7 2 (4.44%) MCITP
8 1 (2.22%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (2.22%) DBS Check
8 1 (2.22%) MCPD
8 1 (2.22%) MCSA
8 1 (2.22%) MCTS
8 1 (2.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) RMADS
2 1 (2.22%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.22%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.22%) QA
2 1 (2.22%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (51.11%) Active Directory
2 22 (48.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (26.67%) Hyper-V
4 7 (15.56%) VMware Workstation
5 6 (13.33%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (4.44%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (2.22%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (2.22%) Firmware
7 1 (2.22%) Sendmail
7 1 (2.22%) Terminal Server
7 1 (2.22%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (2.22%) VMware Server
7 1 (2.22%) vSphere
7 1 (2.22%) XenApp
7 1 (2.22%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (8.89%) SCOM
2 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Clustering
2 3 (6.67%) SCCM
3 2 (4.44%) AirWatch
3 2 (4.44%) NetBackup
3 2 (4.44%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (4.44%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (4.44%) WSUS
4 1 (2.22%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.22%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 31 (68.89%) Microsoft
2 24 (53.33%) VMware
3 18 (40.00%) Citrix
3 18 (40.00%) HP
4 9 (20.00%) Cisco
5 8 (17.78%) F5
6 7 (15.56%) NetApp
6 7 (15.56%) ServiceNow
7 5 (11.11%) Blue Coat
7 5 (11.11%) CheckPoint
7 5 (11.11%) Red Hat
8 3 (6.67%) Oracle
8 3 (6.67%) Symantec
9 2 (4.44%) 3PAR
9 2 (4.44%) Apple
9 2 (4.44%) MobileIron
9 2 (4.44%) StorageTek
9 2 (4.44%) Sun
9 2 (4.44%) Wyse
10 1 (2.22%) Barracuda Networks
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