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 27 June 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
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 55 59
Rank change year-on-year -3 +4  
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 32 19 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 3.13% 1.99% 2.49%
As % of the Application Platforms category 13.68% 9.50% 14.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 12 16
Median daily rate £400 £475 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.78% +58.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £400 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £548 £320
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £310 £275
% change year-on-year -3.35% +12.87%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £15.25 £28.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -45.67%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.63 £19.00
% change year-on-year +5.60% -17.76%  

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 234 200 211
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 22.87% 20.94% 17.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 118 112
Median daily rate £400 £400 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +18.51%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 10
Median hourly rate £29.00 £15.25 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +90.16% -41.34%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +5.76% +23.80%  

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 27 June 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 27 June 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 -7 26 £400 -15.78% 4
High Wycombe - 3 £525 - 1
MS Exchange
South East

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 30 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 28 (58.33%) Windows
2 28 (58.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 24 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 24 (50.00%) VMware
4 22 (45.83%) VMware Infrastructure
5 18 (37.50%) Security Cleared
5 18 (37.50%) HP
5 18 (37.50%) Citrix
6 17 (35.42%) SC Cleared
6 17 (35.42%) Office 365
7 16 (33.33%) Skype for Business
7 16 (33.33%) SAN
7 16 (33.33%) ITIL
8 15 (31.25%) Firewall
9 14 (29.17%) Microsoft Certification
9 14 (29.17%) Hyper-V
10 13 (27.08%) PowerShell
10 13 (27.08%) Windows Server
11 12 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
11 12 (25.00%) MCSE
12 11 (22.92%) Change Management
13 10 (20.83%) SharePoint
13 10 (20.83%) ITIL V3
13 10 (20.83%) Windows Server 2012
14 9 (18.75%) DV Cleared
14 9 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2013
14 9 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
14 9 (18.75%) Virtual Environments
14 9 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2003

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 28 (58.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 16 (33.33%) Skype for Business
3 10 (20.83%) SharePoint
4 9 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2003
4 9 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2007
4 9 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (14.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 5 (10.42%) Office Communications Server
6 5 (10.42%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (8.33%) Apache
7 4 (8.33%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.08%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (2.08%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 17 (35.42%) Office 365
2 5 (10.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (8.33%) OneDrive
4 3 (6.25%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 16 (33.33%) SAN
2 15 (31.25%) Firewall
3 8 (16.67%) BIG-IP
4 6 (12.50%) TCP/IP
5 5 (10.42%) NAS
6 4 (8.33%) VPN
7 3 (6.25%) Skype
7 3 (6.25%) WAN
8 2 (4.17%) Internet
8 2 (4.17%) LAN
8 2 (4.17%) Network Security
8 2 (4.17%) SMTP
8 2 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (2.08%) ADSL
9 1 (2.08%) DNS
9 1 (2.08%) Intranet
9 1 (2.08%) IPsec
9 1 (2.08%) MPLS
9 1 (2.08%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.58%) 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
4 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (2.08%) MSI
General
1 2 (4.17%) Electronics
1 2 (4.17%) Finance
1 2 (4.17%) Manufacturing
1 2 (4.17%) Marketing
1 2 (4.17%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.08%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (22.92%) Architect
2 9 (18.75%) Technical Architect
3 8 (16.67%) Analyst
3 8 (16.67%) Infrastructure Architect
4 6 (12.50%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
4 6 (12.50%) Messaging Specialist
4 6 (12.50%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
5 5 (10.42%) Consultant
5 5 (10.42%) Support Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) Communications Specialist
6 4 (8.33%) Messaging Consultant
6 4 (8.33%) Messaging Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) Project Manager
7 3 (6.25%) Field Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
7 3 (6.25%) Messaging Analyst
7 3 (6.25%) Server Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) Support Analyst
8 2 (4.17%) Service Desk Analyst
8 2 (4.17%) Technical Manager
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (12.50%) Blackberry
3 4 (8.33%) Clustering
4 2 (4.17%) CESG
4 2 (4.17%) CMDB
4 2 (4.17%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.17%) Handset
4 2 (4.17%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.17%) Smartphone
5 1 (2.08%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.08%) Driving Licence
5 1 (2.08%) Fat Client
5 1 (2.08%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 28 (58.33%) Windows
2 13 (27.08%) Windows Server
3 12 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (20.83%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (18.75%) Linux
6 8 (16.67%) Unix
6 8 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (10.42%) Windows Vista
8 4 (8.33%) Solaris
9 2 (4.17%) Windows 7
9 2 (4.17%) Windows 8
10 1 (2.08%) Windows 2000
10 1 (2.08%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (33.33%) ITIL
2 11 (22.92%) Change Management
3 10 (20.83%) ITIL V3
4 9 (18.75%) Virtual Environments
5 7 (14.58%) ITSM
5 7 (14.58%) Network Design
5 7 (14.58%) Service Management
6 6 (12.50%) Capacity Management
6 6 (12.50%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 6 (12.50%) Server Virtualisation
7 5 (10.42%) Mentoring
7 5 (10.42%) Requirements Analysis
8 4 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (8.33%) DevOps
8 4 (8.33%) Migration
8 4 (8.33%) PRINCE2
8 4 (8.33%) Project Management
8 4 (8.33%) Service Delivery
9 3 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (6.25%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 13 (27.08%) PowerShell
2 9 (18.75%) SQL
3 1 (2.08%) VB
3 1 (2.08%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 18 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 17 (35.42%) SC Cleared
3 14 (29.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (25.00%) MCSE
5 9 (18.75%) DV Cleared
5 9 (18.75%) MCP
6 4 (8.33%) MCITP
7 2 (4.17%) PMI Certification
7 2 (4.17%) PMP
7 2 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (2.08%) CCNA
8 1 (2.08%) CESG Certified Professional
8 1 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (2.08%) CISSP
8 1 (2.08%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (2.08%) DBS Check
8 1 (2.08%) MCPD
8 1 (2.08%) MCSA
8 1 (2.08%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) QA
2 1 (2.08%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.08%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.08%) RMADS
2 1 (2.08%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 22 (45.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (29.17%) Hyper-V
4 7 (14.58%) VMware Workstation
5 6 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (4.17%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (2.08%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (2.08%) Firmware
7 1 (2.08%) ProxySG
7 1 (2.08%) Terminal Server
7 1 (2.08%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (2.08%) VMware Server
7 1 (2.08%) vSphere
7 1 (2.08%) XenApp
7 1 (2.08%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (12.50%) SCOM
2 5 (10.42%) Microsoft Clustering
2 5 (10.42%) SCCM
3 4 (8.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (2.08%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.08%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 30 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 24 (50.00%) VMware
3 18 (37.50%) Citrix
3 18 (37.50%) HP
4 9 (18.75%) Cisco
5 8 (16.67%) F5
6 7 (14.58%) NetApp
6 7 (14.58%) ServiceNow
7 6 (12.50%) Blue Coat
8 5 (10.42%) CheckPoint
8 5 (10.42%) Red Hat
9 4 (8.33%) StorageTek
9 4 (8.33%) Sun
10 2 (4.17%) 3PAR
10 2 (4.17%) Apple
10 2 (4.17%) SAP
10 2 (4.17%) Wyse
11 1 (2.08%) Barracuda Networks
11 1 (2.08%) Meraki
11 1 (2.08%) Nimble Storage
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