Period
to 19 November 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 19 November 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
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 75 79
Rank change year-on-year -12 +4 -32
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 49 36 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 2.09% 2.07% 2.26%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.72% 11.11% 11.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 28 32
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £449 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.99% +49.79% +3.45%
10th Percentile £130 £110 £216
90th Percentile £518 £550 £390
South East median daily rate £300 £325 £325
% change year-on-year -7.69% - +8.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 5
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £16.66 £15.25 £16.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.25% -5.51% -
South East median hourly rate £16.58 £19.63 £16.39
% change year-on-year -15.52% +19.74% +2.44%

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 562 324 507
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 23.94% 18.59% 19.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 171 251
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.84% +1.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £294 £239 £215
90th Percentile £525 £538 £538
South East median daily rate £401 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +0.13% +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 8 19
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £27.00 £15.00 £16.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +80.00% -7.06% -
10th Percentile £17.73 £13.10 £9.00
90th Percentile £54.20 £34.58 £27.30
South East median hourly rate £19.50 £22.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -13.33% +21.62% +13.57%

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 19 November 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 19 November 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 -15 39 £410 -13.68% 2
Aylesbury - 2 £135 -
High Wycombe - 2 £538 - 2
Newport Pagnell - 1 £125 -
MS Exchange
South East

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 (61.22%) Windows
2 29 (59.18%) Microsoft
3 26 (53.06%) Active Directory
4 25 (51.02%) Exchange Server 2010
5 23 (46.94%) Office 365
5 23 (46.94%) ITIL
6 22 (44.90%) Security Cleared
7 20 (40.82%) Windows Server
8 18 (36.73%) Skype for Business
9 17 (34.69%) SC Cleared
10 16 (32.65%) PowerShell
11 15 (30.61%) VMware
12 14 (28.57%) Change Management
12 14 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
13 13 (26.53%) Firewall
13 13 (26.53%) HP
14 12 (24.49%) Microsoft Certification
14 12 (24.49%) SAN
14 12 (24.49%) Exchange Server 2007
15 11 (22.45%) Presales
15 11 (22.45%) MCSE
16 10 (20.41%) SQL Server
16 10 (20.41%) Microsoft Azure
16 10 (20.41%) Windows Server 2008
16 10 (20.41%) Windows Server 2012
17 9 (18.37%) SCCM
17 9 (18.37%) DV Cleared
17 9 (18.37%) SharePoint
18 8 (16.33%) Cisco
18 8 (16.33%) Migration

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 25 (51.02%) Exchange Server 2010
2 18 (36.73%) Skype for Business
3 12 (24.49%) Exchange Server 2007
4 9 (18.37%) SharePoint
5 5 (10.20%) Office Communications Server
5 5 (10.20%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (8.16%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (8.16%) IIS
7 3 (6.12%) Apache
8 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (2.04%) IBM Domino
8 1 (2.04%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 23 (46.94%) Office 365
2 10 (20.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (8.16%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (8.16%) Azure Active Directory
3 4 (8.16%) OneDrive
4 3 (6.12%) Yammer
5 1 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (2.04%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (26.53%) Firewall
2 12 (24.49%) SAN
3 7 (14.29%) Skype
4 3 (6.12%) BIG-IP
4 3 (6.12%) LAN
4 3 (6.12%) NAS
4 3 (6.12%) WAN
5 2 (4.08%) TCP/IP
5 2 (4.08%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (2.04%) ADSL
6 1 (2.04%) DHCP
6 1 (2.04%) DNS
6 1 (2.04%) MPLS
6 1 (2.04%) Network Security
6 1 (2.04%) VLAN
6 1 (2.04%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.41%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.12%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (6.12%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (6.12%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (4.08%) Big Data
3 2 (4.08%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.04%) MSI
General
1 4 (8.16%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.08%) Electronics
2 2 (4.08%) Finance
2 2 (4.08%) Manufacturing
2 2 (4.08%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (34.69%) Architect
2 8 (16.33%) Infrastructure Architect
2 8 (16.33%) Support Engineer
3 7 (14.29%) Technical Architect
4 5 (10.20%) Analyst
4 5 (10.20%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
4 5 (10.20%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
4 5 (10.20%) Wintel Architect
5 4 (8.16%) Communications Specialist
5 4 (8.16%) Messaging Engineer
5 4 (8.16%) Messaging Specialist
5 4 (8.16%) Project Manager
6 3 (6.12%) Service Architect
6 3 (6.12%) SharePoint Specialist
6 3 (6.12%) Technical Support
7 2 (4.08%) Customer Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
7 2 (4.08%) Office 365 Manager
7 2 (4.08%) SharePoint Analyst
7 2 (4.08%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.04%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.24%) Data Centre
1 6 (12.24%) PKI
2 3 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.12%) Clustering
2 3 (6.12%) Virtual Team
3 1 (2.04%) CMDB
3 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Cloud
3 1 (2.04%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.04%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.04%) Private Cloud
3 1 (2.04%) Smartphone
3 1 (2.04%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 30 (61.22%) Windows
2 20 (40.82%) Windows Server
3 10 (20.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (20.41%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (12.24%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (10.20%) Linux
5 5 (10.20%) Windows 7
6 4 (8.16%) Solaris
7 3 (6.12%) Windows 10
7 3 (6.12%) Windows Vista
8 2 (4.08%) Android
9 1 (2.04%) Apple iOS
9 1 (2.04%) CentOS
9 1 (2.04%) Mac OS X
9 1 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (2.04%) SUSE
9 1 (2.04%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (46.94%) ITIL
2 14 (28.57%) Change Management
3 11 (22.45%) Presales
4 8 (16.33%) Migration
5 6 (12.24%) Mentoring
5 6 (12.24%) Network Design
6 5 (10.20%) Creative Thinking
6 5 (10.20%) ITIL V3
6 5 (10.20%) PRINCE2
6 5 (10.20%) Service Delivery
6 5 (10.20%) Service Design
6 5 (10.20%) TOGAF
6 5 (10.20%) Virtual Environments
7 4 (8.16%) DevOps
7 4 (8.16%) Server Virtualisation
7 4 (8.16%) Service Management
8 3 (6.12%) Capacity Management
8 3 (6.12%) ITSM
8 3 (6.12%) Network Management
8 3 (6.12%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
Programming Languages
1 16 (32.65%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.04%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.04%) Python
2 1 (2.04%) SQL
2 1 (2.04%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 22 (44.90%) Security Cleared
2 17 (34.69%) SC Cleared
3 12 (24.49%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (22.45%) MCSE
5 9 (18.37%) DV Cleared
6 6 (12.24%) MCSA
7 4 (8.16%) MCP
8 3 (6.12%) MCITP
9 2 (4.08%) CCNA
9 2 (4.08%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (4.08%) DBS Check
9 2 (4.08%) PMI Certification
9 2 (4.08%) PMP
9 2 (4.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (4.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (2.04%) A+ Certification
10 1 (2.04%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.12%) SLA
2 2 (4.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.04%) QA
System Software
1 26 (53.06%) Active Directory
2 14 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (16.33%) Hyper-V
4 7 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (6.12%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (4.08%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (2.04%) Docker
7 1 (2.04%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (2.04%) ProxySG
7 1 (2.04%) Terminal Server
7 1 (2.04%) vCloud
7 1 (2.04%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (2.04%) VMware Server
7 1 (2.04%) XenApp
7 1 (2.04%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (18.37%) SCCM
2 5 (10.20%) SCOM
3 4 (8.16%) Microsoft Clustering
3 4 (8.16%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (6.12%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 3 (6.12%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (2.04%) Ansible
5 1 (2.04%) CFEngine
5 1 (2.04%) EdgeSight
5 1 (2.04%) MOM
5 1 (2.04%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (2.04%) Puppet
5 1 (2.04%) SCOrch
5 1 (2.04%) SCVMM
5 1 (2.04%) Unicenter
5 1 (2.04%) vRealize
Vendors
1 29 (59.18%) Microsoft
2 15 (30.61%) VMware
3 13 (26.53%) HP
4 8 (16.33%) Cisco
5 7 (14.29%) NetApp
5 7 (14.29%) Symantec
6 6 (12.24%) CheckPoint
7 5 (10.20%) Blue Coat
7 5 (10.20%) Red Hat
8 4 (8.16%) Citrix
8 4 (8.16%) Sun
9 3 (6.12%) F5
9 3 (6.12%) ServiceNow
9 3 (6.12%) StorageTek
10 2 (4.08%) Apple
10 2 (4.08%) Google
10 2 (4.08%) SAP
11 1 (2.04%) Altiris
11 1 (2.04%) AppSense
11 1 (2.04%) Dell