Period
to 20 October 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 October 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 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 51 80 70
Rank change year-on-year +29 -10 +14
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 68 53 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 3.80% 2.36% 2.14%
As % of the Application Platforms category 18.43% 10.45% 11.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 35 30
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £370 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.50% -3.03% +37.50%
10th Percentile £210 £167 £112
90th Percentile £450 £530 £550
South East median daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year +16.67% -7.69% -1.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £15.58 £16.66 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.50% +9.25% -6.33%
10th Percentile £14.03 £16.66 £14.63
90th Percentile £16.52 £16.66 £15.88
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £16.58 £18.00
% change year-on-year +8.56% -7.89% +9.09%

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 369 507 343
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 20.63% 22.60% 19.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 213 184
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £408 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.12% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £249 £310 £241
90th Percentile £575 £525 £538
South East median daily rate £438 £400 £401
% change year-on-year +9.38% -0.12% +6.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 9
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £15.76 £22.83 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.99% +52.20% -7.86%
10th Percentile £14.30 £14.10 £13.40
90th Percentile £30.25 £31.00 £34.30
South East median hourly rate £26.50 £19.32 £21.16
% change year-on-year +37.18% -8.69% +9.38%

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 October 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 October 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 +27 61 £373 -6.88% 10
High Wycombe -5 1 £175 -66.67%
Marlow - 1 £175 -
MS Exchange
South East

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 47 (69.12%) Windows
2 46 (67.65%) Microsoft
3 40 (58.82%) Windows Server
4 39 (57.35%) Security Cleared
5 38 (55.88%) PowerShell
6 34 (50.00%) ITIL
7 31 (45.59%) Skype for Business
8 30 (44.12%) Office 365
8 30 (44.12%) Active Directory
8 30 (44.12%) Exchange Server 2007
9 28 (41.18%) SC Cleared
10 25 (36.76%) DV Cleared
11 24 (35.29%) VMware
12 22 (32.35%) Problem-Solving
13 21 (30.88%) Exchange Server 2010
13 21 (30.88%) Windows Server 2008
13 21 (30.88%) Microsoft Office
14 20 (29.41%) Change Management
15 19 (27.94%) SharePoint
16 18 (26.47%) SQL Server
17 17 (25.00%) SQL
17 17 (25.00%) HP
17 17 (25.00%) Firewall
17 17 (25.00%) Service Management
18 16 (23.53%) Cisco
19 15 (22.06%) Citrix
19 15 (22.06%) ITSM
19 15 (22.06%) Exchange Server 2013
19 15 (22.06%) Mentoring
19 15 (22.06%) Presales

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 (45.59%) Skype for Business
2 30 (44.12%) Exchange Server 2007
3 21 (30.88%) Exchange Server 2010
4 19 (27.94%) SharePoint
5 15 (22.06%) Exchange Server 2013
6 13 (19.12%) Exchange Server 2003
6 13 (19.12%) SharePoint 2013
7 12 (17.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 10 (14.71%) IIS
Applications
1 21 (30.88%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (7.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 30 (44.12%) Office 365
2 14 (20.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (14.71%) Azure Active Directory
4 7 (10.29%) Akamai
4 7 (10.29%) OneDrive
5 2 (2.94%) IaaS
6 1 (1.47%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 17 (25.00%) Firewall
2 13 (19.12%) Skype
3 8 (11.76%) LAN
3 8 (11.76%) WAN
4 5 (7.35%) SAN
5 3 (4.41%) DNS
5 3 (4.41%) NetScaler
5 3 (4.41%) Wireless
6 2 (2.94%) DHCP
6 2 (2.94%) Kerberos
7 1 (1.47%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (1.47%) Internet
7 1 (1.47%) Network Security
7 1 (1.47%) VPN
7 1 (1.47%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (26.47%) SQL Server
2 12 (17.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (10.29%) Power BI
4 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (1.47%) MSI
General
1 3 (4.41%) Advertising
2 2 (2.94%) Finance
Job Titles
1 28 (41.18%) Analyst
2 9 (13.24%) Service Analyst
2 9 (13.24%) Service Desk Analyst
2 9 (13.24%) SharePoint Analyst
3 8 (11.76%) Support Analyst
3 8 (11.76%) Support Engineer
4 7 (10.29%) 2nd Line Support
4 7 (10.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 6 (8.82%) Infrastructure Support
6 5 (7.35%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 5 (7.35%) 3rd Line Support
6 5 (7.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (7.35%) SharePoint Specialist
6 5 (7.35%) Support Specialist
7 4 (5.88%) Applications Support
7 4 (5.88%) Infrastructure Architect
7 4 (5.88%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 4 (5.88%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
7 4 (5.88%) Messaging Analyst
7 4 (5.88%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.82%) .NET
2 3 (4.41%) LDAP
3 2 (2.94%) ADSI
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.29%) Mobile App
2 6 (8.82%) Management Information System
3 5 (7.35%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.88%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (2.94%) Clustering
5 2 (2.94%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.47%) BYOD
6 1 (1.47%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.47%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 47 (69.12%) Windows
2 40 (58.82%) Windows Server
3 21 (30.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (16.18%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (10.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (8.82%) Linux
7 5 (7.35%) Windows 7
8 4 (5.88%) Unix
8 4 (5.88%) Windows 8
9 3 (4.41%) Windows 10
10 1 (1.47%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (50.00%) ITIL
2 22 (32.35%) Problem-Solving
3 20 (29.41%) Change Management
4 17 (25.00%) Service Management
5 15 (22.06%) ITSM
5 15 (22.06%) Mentoring
5 15 (22.06%) Presales
6 13 (19.12%) ITIL V3
7 12 (17.65%) Critical Thinking
7 12 (17.65%) CRM
8 9 (13.24%) Migration
9 8 (11.76%) E-Commerce
10 7 (10.29%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (8.82%) Information Security
12 5 (7.35%) Change Control
12 5 (7.35%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 4 (5.88%) Data Protection
13 4 (5.88%) Infrastructure Monitoring
13 4 (5.88%) ISMS
13 4 (5.88%) Proactive Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 38 (55.88%) PowerShell
2 17 (25.00%) SQL
3 7 (10.29%) VBScript
4 1 (1.47%) C
Qualifications
1 39 (57.35%) Security Cleared
2 28 (41.18%) SC Cleared
3 25 (36.76%) DV Cleared
4 7 (10.29%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (7.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 3 (4.41%) MCSE
7 2 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (2.94%) MCP
8 1 (1.47%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (1.47%) CCA
8 1 (1.47%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (1.47%) MCITP
8 1 (1.47%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.88%) SLA
2 2 (2.94%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 30 (44.12%) Active Directory
2 9 (13.24%) Hyper-V
3 7 (10.29%) VMware ESXi
3 7 (10.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.47%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (1.47%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (1.47%) XenApp
4 1 (1.47%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (13.24%) OVSD
2 4 (5.88%) Backup Exec
3 2 (2.94%) AirWatch
4 1 (1.47%) EdgeSight
4 1 (1.47%) NetVault Backup
4 1 (1.47%) SCCM
4 1 (1.47%) SCOM
Vendors
1 46 (67.65%) Microsoft
2 24 (35.29%) VMware
3 17 (25.00%) HP
4 16 (23.53%) Cisco
5 15 (22.06%) Citrix
6 9 (13.24%) NetApp
7 8 (11.76%) F5
8 6 (8.82%) McAfee
8 6 (8.82%) webMethods
9 4 (5.88%) Blue Coat
9 4 (5.88%) CheckPoint
9 4 (5.88%) Red Hat
10 3 (4.41%) Lumension
11 2 (2.94%) EMC
11 2 (2.94%) Remedy
12 1 (1.47%) 3PAR
12 1 (1.47%) Altiris
12 1 (1.47%) Ivanti
12 1 (1.47%) Oracle
12 1 (1.47%) WatchGuard