Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 88 75 94
Rank change year-on-year -13 +19 -44
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 48 34 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 2.09% 2.03% 1.34%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.84% 13.55% 6.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 29 14
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £431 £363 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.97% +9.02% +12.71%
10th Percentile £128 £288 £265
90th Percentile £540 £540 £530
South East median daily rate £290 £340 £325
% change year-on-year -14.71% +4.62% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £16.66 - £16.14
South East median hourly rate £16.26 £19.31 £16.14
% change year-on-year -15.81% +19.66% +0.88%

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 543 251 467
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 23.60% 14.95% 19.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 138 223
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £450 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -6.25% +16.62%
10th Percentile £286 £235 £250
90th Percentile £525 £538 £574
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £399
% change year-on-year +6.25% +0.31% +9.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 20
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £27.00 £15.00 £16.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +80.00% -7.06% +0.44%
10th Percentile £16.66 £12.60 £9.00
90th Percentile £60.00 £35.40 £26.90
South East median hourly rate £19.34 £21.22 £20.75
% change year-on-year -8.87% +2.28% +18.57%

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 January 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 18 January 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 -10 40 £500 +24.88% 5
Aylesbury - 2 £135 -
High Wycombe - 1 £150 - 3
Newport Pagnell - 1 £125 -
MS Exchange
South East

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 36 (75.00%) Windows
2 31 (64.58%) ITIL
3 30 (62.50%) Microsoft
4 27 (56.25%) Security Cleared
5 26 (54.17%) Active Directory
6 24 (50.00%) Office 365
7 22 (45.83%) Skype for Business
7 22 (45.83%) SC Cleared
8 21 (43.75%) Windows Server
9 20 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2010
10 19 (39.58%) Change Management
10 19 (39.58%) VMware
11 17 (35.42%) Microsoft Certification
12 16 (33.33%) PowerShell
13 14 (29.17%) VMware Infrastructure
14 13 (27.08%) Exchange Server 2007
14 13 (27.08%) MCSE
14 13 (27.08%) Microsoft Azure
14 13 (27.08%) Windows Server 2012
15 12 (25.00%) ITIL V3
15 12 (25.00%) DV Cleared
15 12 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
16 11 (22.92%) SQL Server
16 11 (22.92%) Citrix
16 11 (22.92%) Presales
17 10 (20.83%) Windows Server 2003
17 10 (20.83%) Linux
17 10 (20.83%) HP
18 9 (18.75%) SCCM
19 8 (16.67%) Service Management

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 22 (45.83%) Skype for Business
2 20 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (27.08%) Exchange Server 2007
4 8 (16.67%) SharePoint
5 5 (10.42%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (10.42%) Office Communications Server
5 5 (10.42%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (8.33%) IIS
7 3 (6.25%) Apache
8 1 (2.08%) IBM Domino
8 1 (2.08%) OpenStack
Applications
1 6 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 24 (50.00%) Office 365
2 13 (27.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (8.33%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (2.08%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (16.67%) Firewall
1 8 (16.67%) Skype
2 6 (12.50%) SAN
3 5 (10.42%) WAN
4 3 (6.25%) BIG-IP
4 3 (6.25%) TCP/IP
4 3 (6.25%) Wireless
5 2 (4.17%) LAN
5 2 (4.17%) NAS
6 1 (2.08%) DHCP
6 1 (2.08%) DNS
6 1 (2.08%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (22.92%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (8.33%) SQL Server 2016
3 3 (6.25%) Big Data
3 3 (6.25%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.08%) MSI
General
1 2 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (33.33%) Architect
2 9 (18.75%) Support Engineer
2 9 (18.75%) Technical Architect
3 5 (10.42%) Analyst
3 5 (10.42%) Infrastructure Architect
3 5 (10.42%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
3 5 (10.42%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
3 5 (10.42%) Wintel Architect
4 4 (8.33%) Communications Specialist
4 4 (8.33%) Messaging Engineer
4 4 (8.33%) Messaging Specialist
5 3 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (6.25%) Desktop Engineer
5 3 (6.25%) Desktop Support
5 3 (6.25%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 3 (6.25%) Infrastructure Team Leader
5 3 (6.25%) Service Architect
5 3 (6.25%) SharePoint Specialist
5 3 (6.25%) Team Leader
5 3 (6.25%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.08%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (12.50%) PKI
3 5 (10.42%) Data Centre
4 4 (8.33%) Clustering
4 4 (8.33%) Enterprise Cloud
5 3 (6.25%) Virtual Team
6 2 (4.17%) Smartphone
7 1 (2.08%) CMDB
7 1 (2.08%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
7 1 (2.08%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 36 (75.00%) Windows
2 21 (43.75%) Windows Server
3 13 (27.08%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (20.83%) Linux
5 10 (20.83%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (14.58%) Windows 7
7 4 (8.33%) Windows Vista
8 3 (6.25%) Android
8 3 (6.25%) Solaris
8 3 (6.25%) Windows 10
9 2 (4.17%) Mac OS X
10 1 (2.08%) Apple iOS
10 1 (2.08%) CentOS
10 1 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (2.08%) SUSE
10 1 (2.08%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (64.58%) ITIL
2 19 (39.58%) Change Management
3 12 (25.00%) ITIL V3
4 11 (22.92%) Presales
5 8 (16.67%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
5 8 (16.67%) Service Delivery
5 8 (16.67%) Service Management
6 7 (14.58%) ITSM
7 6 (12.50%) Mentoring
8 5 (10.42%) Creative Thinking
8 5 (10.42%) DevOps
8 5 (10.42%) Migration
8 5 (10.42%) Service Design
9 4 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (8.33%) PRINCE2
9 4 (8.33%) TOGAF
9 4 (8.33%) Virtual Environments
10 3 (6.25%) Network Management
10 3 (6.25%) Network Virtualisation
11 2 (4.17%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.08%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.08%) Python
2 1 (2.08%) SQL
2 1 (2.08%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 27 (56.25%) Security Cleared
2 22 (45.83%) SC Cleared
3 17 (35.42%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (27.08%) MCSE
5 12 (25.00%) DV Cleared
6 7 (14.58%) MCSA
7 6 (12.50%) MCP
7 6 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (8.33%) CCNA
8 4 (8.33%) CCSP
8 4 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (8.33%) MCITP
9 2 (4.17%) A+ Certification
9 2 (4.17%) CCA
9 2 (4.17%) Citrix Certification
9 2 (4.17%) DBS Check
10 1 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.25%) SLA
2 2 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 26 (54.17%) Active Directory
2 14 (29.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (16.67%) Hyper-V
4 5 (10.42%) VMware Workstation
5 4 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (8.33%) XenApp
6 1 (2.08%) Docker
6 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (2.08%) Terminal Server
6 1 (2.08%) vCloud
6 1 (2.08%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (2.08%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (18.75%) SCCM
2 8 (16.67%) SCOM
3 5 (10.42%) Microsoft Clustering
4 4 (8.33%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (6.25%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 2 (4.17%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 1 (2.08%) Ansible
7 1 (2.08%) CFEngine
7 1 (2.08%) EdgeSight
7 1 (2.08%) MOM
7 1 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (2.08%) OVSD
7 1 (2.08%) Puppet
7 1 (2.08%) SCOrch
7 1 (2.08%) SCVMM
7 1 (2.08%) Unicenter
7 1 (2.08%) vRealize
Vendors
1 30 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 19 (39.58%) VMware
3 11 (22.92%) Citrix
4 10 (20.83%) HP
5 7 (14.58%) NetApp
5 7 (14.58%) Symantec
6 5 (10.42%) Blue Coat
6 5 (10.42%) CheckPoint
6 5 (10.42%) Cisco
7 4 (8.33%) Red Hat
8 3 (6.25%) Apple
8 3 (6.25%) F5
8 3 (6.25%) ServiceNow
8 3 (6.25%) Sun
9 2 (4.17%) Google
9 2 (4.17%) StorageTek
10 1 (2.08%) Altiris
10 1 (2.08%) Genesys
10 1 (2.08%) Ivanti
10 1 (2.08%) Lotus