Period
to 16 July 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 16 July 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
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 81 90 68
Rank change year-on-year +9 -22 +17
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 44 46 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 2.19% 2.23% 2.42%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.65% 10.93% 12.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 36 30
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £365 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.79% -3.03% +37.50%
10th Percentile £316 £183 £203
90th Percentile £529 £550 £539
South East median daily rate £350 £330 £328
% change year-on-year +6.06% +0.76% -6.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - £15.50 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +1.64% -61.88%
South East median hourly rate £17.75 £16.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +7.58% -45.00% +71.43%

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 413 421 403
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 20.56% 20.39% 19.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 175 225
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £450 £408 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.43% -1.21% +17.86%
10th Percentile £325 £297 £263
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £401 £400
% change year-on-year +6.12% +0.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 6
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.00 £15.50 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.68% +1.64% -41.35%
10th Percentile £14.85 £13.55 £14.18
90th Percentile £35.50 £31.00 £16.69
South East median hourly rate £22.10 £17.25 £19.44
% change year-on-year +28.10% -11.24% +5.05%

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 16 July 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 16 July 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 +7 39 £365 -8.75% 2
High Wycombe -7 1 £175 -66.67% 2
Marlow - 1 £175 -
MS Exchange
South East

For the 6 months to 16 July 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 26 (59.09%) PowerShell
1 26 (59.09%) Skype for Business
2 25 (56.82%) Security Cleared
3 23 (52.27%) ITIL
4 22 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 21 (47.73%) Office 365
5 21 (47.73%) SC Cleared
5 21 (47.73%) SharePoint
5 21 (47.73%) Microsoft
6 18 (40.91%) HP
6 18 (40.91%) DV Cleared
7 17 (38.64%) Exchange Server 2007
8 16 (36.36%) Change Management
8 16 (36.36%) VMware
8 16 (36.36%) SharePoint 2013
9 14 (31.82%) Citrix
9 14 (31.82%) Cisco
9 14 (31.82%) Windows
10 12 (27.27%) Active Directory
10 12 (27.27%) NetApp
10 12 (27.27%) Problem-Solving
11 11 (25.00%) CheckPoint
11 11 (25.00%) Blue Coat
12 10 (22.73%) Firewall
12 10 (22.73%) WAN
12 10 (22.73%) Microsoft Office
12 10 (22.73%) VMware ESXi
12 10 (22.73%) Windows Server
12 10 (22.73%) Mentoring
12 10 (22.73%) 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 26 (59.09%) Skype for Business
2 22 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 21 (47.73%) SharePoint
4 17 (38.64%) Exchange Server 2007
5 16 (36.36%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (4.55%) IIS
8 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 10 (22.73%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (11.36%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 21 (47.73%) Office 365
2 1 (2.27%) IaaS
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.27%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 10 (22.73%) Firewall
1 10 (22.73%) WAN
2 9 (20.45%) SAN
3 8 (18.18%) LAN
4 4 (9.09%) Skype
5 3 (6.82%) NetScaler
5 3 (6.82%) Wireless
6 1 (2.27%) BIG-IP
6 1 (2.27%) Unified Communications
6 1 (2.27%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.36%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (6.82%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 11 (25.00%) Analyst
1 11 (25.00%) Architect
1 11 (25.00%) Infrastructure Architect
1 11 (25.00%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
1 11 (25.00%) Technical Architect
1 11 (25.00%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
2 9 (20.45%) SharePoint Analyst
3 4 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (9.09%) Applications Support
3 4 (9.09%) Support Engineer
3 4 (9.09%) Support Specialist
4 3 (6.82%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 3 (6.82%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (6.82%) Applications Specialist
4 3 (6.82%) Applications Support Specialist
4 3 (6.82%) Communications Specialist
4 3 (6.82%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 3 (6.82%) Messaging Specialist
4 3 (6.82%) SharePoint Specialist
5 2 (4.55%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (4.55%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 14 (31.82%) Windows
2 10 (22.73%) Windows Server
3 9 (20.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (13.64%) Linux
5 5 (11.36%) Windows 7
6 4 (9.09%) Windows 8
7 3 (6.82%) Unix
7 3 (6.82%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (2.27%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (52.27%) ITIL
2 16 (36.36%) Change Management
3 12 (27.27%) Problem-Solving
4 10 (22.73%) Mentoring
4 10 (22.73%) Presales
5 7 (15.91%) ITIL V3
5 7 (15.91%) Service Management
6 6 (13.64%) ITSM
7 5 (11.36%) Capacity Management
7 5 (11.36%) Change Control
7 5 (11.36%) CRM
7 5 (11.36%) Network Design
7 5 (11.36%) Requirements Analysis
7 5 (11.36%) Server Virtualisation
8 4 (9.09%) Infrastructure Monitoring
8 4 (9.09%) Migration
8 4 (9.09%) Proactive Monitoring
8 4 (9.09%) Problem Management
8 4 (9.09%) Virtual Environments
9 3 (6.82%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 26 (59.09%) PowerShell
2 3 (6.82%) SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (56.82%) Security Cleared
2 21 (47.73%) SC Cleared
3 18 (40.91%) DV Cleared
4 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (4.55%) MCSE
6 1 (2.27%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (2.27%) MCITP
6 1 (2.27%) MCP
System Software
1 12 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 10 (22.73%) VMware ESXi
3 9 (20.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (9.09%) Hyper-V
5 2 (4.55%) XenApp
6 1 (2.27%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 4 (9.09%) OVSD
2 3 (6.82%) Backup Exec
2 3 (6.82%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 21 (47.73%) Microsoft
2 18 (40.91%) HP
3 16 (36.36%) VMware
4 14 (31.82%) Cisco
4 14 (31.82%) Citrix
5 12 (27.27%) NetApp
6 11 (25.00%) Blue Coat
6 11 (25.00%) CheckPoint
7 9 (20.45%) Red Hat
8 4 (9.09%) McAfee
8 4 (9.09%) Symantec
9 3 (6.82%) Lumension
10 2 (4.55%) ServiceNow
11 1 (2.27%) F5
11 1 (2.27%) Meraki
11 1 (2.27%) WatchGuard