Period
to 5 June 2020

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 5 June 2020 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
5 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 56 67 80
Rank change year-on-year +11 +13 -2
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 14 35 50
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.81% 2.36% 2.42%
As % of the Application Platforms category 16.67% 11.99% 11.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 29 39
Median daily rate £450 £380 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.42% -13.14% +16.67%
10th Percentile £391 £107 £343
90th Percentile £505 £488 £540
South East median daily rate £388 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +10.71% - +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 0
Median hourly rate £16.25 £14.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.04% - -
South East median hourly rate £16.25 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% +2.94% -12.82%

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 84 292 419
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 10.85% 19.68% 20.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 143 223
Median daily rate £400 £425 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% -8.11% +15.63%
10th Percentile £284 £194 £321
90th Percentile £500 £556 £555
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £435
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +6.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 16 2
Median hourly rate £16.25 £32.25 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -49.61% +4.03% +110.17%
10th Percentile £14.38 £11.33 £19.10
90th Percentile £34.13 £44.04 £44.50
Median hourly rate £19.31 £15.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +28.73% -25.00% +14.29%

MS Exchange
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

Job postings citing MS Exchange as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire.

Job vacancy trend for MS Exchange in Buckinghamshire

MS Exchange
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing MS Exchange in Buckinghamshire.

Daily rate trend for MS Exchange in Buckinghamshire

MS Exchange
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing MS Exchange in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 5 June 2020.

Daily rate histogram for MS Exchange in Buckinghamshire

MS Exchange
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing MS Exchange in Buckinghamshire.

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 5 June 2020. 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 +13 12 £450 +18.42% 1
Bletchley - 1 - -
MS Exchange
South East

For the 6 months to 5 June 2020, 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 10 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 6 (42.86%) Windows
4 5 (35.71%) ITIL
4 5 (35.71%) Office 365
5 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (28.57%) Windows 10
5 4 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (28.57%) Firewall
5 4 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (28.57%) VMware
5 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (28.57%) PowerShell
6 3 (21.43%) Publishing
6 3 (21.43%) SCCM
6 3 (21.43%) Blue Coat
6 3 (21.43%) Unix
6 3 (21.43%) SLA
6 3 (21.43%) Cisco
6 3 (21.43%) Citrix
6 3 (21.43%) SAN
6 3 (21.43%) NetApp
6 3 (21.43%) Red Hat
6 3 (21.43%) CheckPoint
6 3 (21.43%) Change Management
7 2 (14.29%) BYOD
7 2 (14.29%) Apple iOS
7 2 (14.29%) Skype for Business
7 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
7 2 (14.29%) Azure

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 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007
1 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (14.29%) IBM Notes
2 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 2 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (14.29%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (35.71%) Office 365
2 2 (14.29%) Azure
3 1 (7.14%) AWS
3 1 (7.14%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) Firewall
2 3 (21.43%) SAN
3 2 (14.29%) DNS
3 2 (14.29%) WAN
4 1 (7.14%) DKIM
4 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (21.43%) Publishing
2 1 (7.14%) Back Office
2 1 (7.14%) Law
2 1 (7.14%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) 2nd Line Engineer
1 3 (21.43%) Analyst
1 3 (21.43%) Architect
1 3 (21.43%) Desktop Engineer
1 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (14.29%) Citrix Architect
2 2 (14.29%) IT Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) IT Security Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Security Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Exchange Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Server Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) Service Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) SharePoint Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Leader
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) BYOD
1 2 (14.29%) Mainframe
2 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.14%) iPhone
2 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) Windows
2 4 (28.57%) Windows 10
3 3 (21.43%) Unix
4 2 (14.29%) Apple iOS
4 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (7.14%) Android
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) ITIL
2 4 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (21.43%) Change Management
4 2 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (7.14%) BCP
5 1 (7.14%) Business Continuity
5 1 (7.14%) Business Continuity Planning
5 1 (7.14%) Data Encryption
5 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (7.14%) Information Security
5 1 (7.14%) Information Security Management
5 1 (7.14%) IT Strategy
5 1 (7.14%) ITSM
5 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
5 1 (7.14%) Presales
5 1 (7.14%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (7.14%) Security Management
5 1 (7.14%) Server Virtualisation
5 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
5 1 (7.14%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) PowerShell
2 1 (7.14%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
2 1 (7.14%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) DV Cleared
1 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) SLA
2 1 (7.14%) GDPR
2 1 (7.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 4 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
3 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) SCCM
2 1 (7.14%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (7.14%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 4 (28.57%) VMware
3 3 (21.43%) Blue Coat
3 3 (21.43%) CheckPoint
3 3 (21.43%) Cisco
3 3 (21.43%) Citrix
3 3 (21.43%) NetApp
3 3 (21.43%) Red Hat
4 2 (14.29%) Lotus
5 1 (7.14%) Brocade
5 1 (7.14%) CommVault
5 1 (7.14%) Hitachi
5 1 (7.14%) McAfee
5 1 (7.14%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (7.14%) ServiceNow
5 1 (7.14%) Sony
5 1 (7.14%) Veritas