Period
to 20 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 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 April 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
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 68 71 62
Rank change year-on-year +3 -9 +21
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 46 28 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 2.88% 2.02% 2.43%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.59% 15.47% 11.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 27 21
Milton Keynes median daily rate £444 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.33% -6.25% +60.00%
10th Percentile £324 £200 £285
90th Percentile £540 £542 £531
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £438 £360 £386
% change year-on-year +21.53% -6.80% +54.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - £15.50 £16.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -3.97% -59.65%
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - £15.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - -3.97% -59.65%

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 Milton Keynes with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 397 181 305
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 24.87% 13.07% 20.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 109 163
Milton Keynes median daily rate £463 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.63% -3.03% +19.91%
10th Percentile £311 £251 £267
90th Percentile £556 £550 £575
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £463 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +15.63% - +15.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 10
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £60.00 £15.50 £16.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +287.10% -3.97% -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £27.00 £14.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year +92.86% -13.55% +0.34%

MS Exchange
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

Job postings citing MS Exchange as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes.

Job vacancy trend for MS Exchange in Milton Keynes

MS Exchange
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing MS Exchange in Milton Keynes.

Contractor daily rate trend for MS Exchange in Milton Keynes

MS Exchange
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MS Exchange in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 20 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MS Exchange in Milton Keynes

MS Exchange
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Exchange in Milton Keynes.

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS Exchange in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for MS Exchange.

1 29 (63.04%) ITIL
2 28 (60.87%) Security Cleared
2 28 (60.87%) Skype for Business
3 25 (54.35%) SC Cleared
4 24 (52.17%) PowerShell
4 24 (52.17%) VMware
5 23 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 22 (47.83%) Office 365
6 22 (47.83%) Microsoft
6 22 (47.83%) Change Management
7 17 (36.96%) SharePoint
7 17 (36.96%) DV Cleared
8 16 (34.78%) VMware Infrastructure
8 16 (34.78%) Windows
9 15 (32.61%) HP
9 15 (32.61%) Citrix
9 15 (32.61%) Exchange Server 2007
9 15 (32.61%) SharePoint 2013
10 14 (30.43%) Problem-Solving
11 13 (28.26%) ITIL V3
12 12 (26.09%) Blue Coat
12 12 (26.09%) Cisco
12 12 (26.09%) CheckPoint
12 12 (26.09%) NetApp
13 11 (23.91%) Microsoft Certification
13 11 (23.91%) Firewall
13 11 (23.91%) Linux
14 10 (21.74%) Active Directory
15 9 (19.57%) Red Hat
15 9 (19.57%) SAN

MS Exchange
Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 (60.87%) Skype for Business
2 23 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 17 (36.96%) SharePoint
4 15 (32.61%) Exchange Server 2007
4 15 (32.61%) SharePoint 2013
5 7 (15.22%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (6.52%) IIS
7 2 (4.35%) Apache
8 1 (2.17%) IBM Domino
8 1 (2.17%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 22 (47.83%) Office 365
2 7 (15.22%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (15.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.35%) IaaS
4 1 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (23.91%) Firewall
2 9 (19.57%) SAN
2 9 (19.57%) Skype
3 5 (10.87%) WAN
4 3 (6.52%) BIG-IP
4 3 (6.52%) TCP/IP
4 3 (6.52%) Wireless
5 1 (2.17%) DHCP
5 1 (2.17%) DNS
5 1 (2.17%) NAS
5 1 (2.17%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.52%) Big Data
1 3 (6.52%) Hadoop
1 3 (6.52%) SQL Server
1 3 (6.52%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (6.52%) SQL Server 2012
1 3 (6.52%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (34.78%) Architect
2 15 (32.61%) Technical Architect
3 12 (26.09%) Infrastructure Architect
3 12 (26.09%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
3 12 (26.09%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
4 10 (21.74%) Analyst
5 9 (19.57%) SharePoint Analyst
6 6 (13.04%) Communications Specialist
6 6 (13.04%) Messaging Specialist
7 3 (6.52%) Consultant
7 3 (6.52%) Infrastructure Team Leader
7 3 (6.52%) SharePoint Specialist
7 3 (6.52%) Team Leader
8 2 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support
8 2 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
8 2 (4.35%) Support Specialist
9 1 (2.17%) Administrator
9 1 (2.17%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 1 (2.17%) Technical Analyst
9 1 (2.17%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.57%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.70%) Enterprise Cloud
3 3 (6.52%) Clustering
4 1 (2.17%) HP Storage
4 1 (2.17%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (2.17%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 16 (34.78%) Windows
2 11 (23.91%) Linux
3 8 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (13.04%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (10.87%) Windows Server
6 3 (6.52%) Windows Vista
7 2 (4.35%) Solaris
8 1 (2.17%) CentOS
8 1 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (2.17%) SUSE
8 1 (2.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (63.04%) ITIL
2 22 (47.83%) Change Management
3 14 (30.43%) Problem-Solving
4 13 (28.26%) ITIL V3
5 9 (19.57%) Mentoring
5 9 (19.57%) Presales
6 8 (17.39%) ITSM
6 8 (17.39%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
6 8 (17.39%) Service Management
7 7 (15.22%) Service Delivery
7 7 (15.22%) Virtual Environments
8 5 (10.87%) Capacity Management
8 5 (10.87%) Migration
8 5 (10.87%) Network Design
8 5 (10.87%) Requirements Analysis
8 5 (10.87%) Server Virtualisation
9 4 (8.70%) DevOps
10 3 (6.52%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (6.52%) Network Virtualisation
10 3 (6.52%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 24 (52.17%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.17%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.17%) Python
2 1 (2.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (60.87%) Security Cleared
2 25 (54.35%) SC Cleared
3 17 (36.96%) DV Cleared
4 11 (23.91%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (15.22%) MCSE
6 5 (10.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (8.70%) MCP
8 3 (6.52%) CCNA
8 3 (6.52%) CCSP
8 3 (6.52%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (6.52%) MCITP
9 2 (4.35%) CCA
9 2 (4.35%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (2.17%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (34.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (21.74%) Active Directory
3 9 (19.57%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (15.22%) Hyper-V
5 5 (10.87%) VMware Workstation
5 5 (10.87%) XenApp
6 1 (2.17%) Docker
6 1 (2.17%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 7 (15.22%) SCOM
2 5 (10.87%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 4 (8.70%) SCCM
4 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (2.17%) Ansible
5 1 (2.17%) CFEngine
5 1 (2.17%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (2.17%) OVSD
5 1 (2.17%) Puppet
5 1 (2.17%) SCOrch
5 1 (2.17%) SCVMM
5 1 (2.17%) Unicenter
5 1 (2.17%) vRealize
Vendors
1 24 (52.17%) VMware
2 22 (47.83%) Microsoft
3 15 (32.61%) Citrix
3 15 (32.61%) HP
4 12 (26.09%) Blue Coat
4 12 (26.09%) CheckPoint
4 12 (26.09%) Cisco
4 12 (26.09%) NetApp
5 9 (19.57%) Red Hat
6 6 (13.04%) Symantec
7 4 (8.70%) ServiceNow
8 3 (6.52%) F5
9 2 (4.35%) Sun
10 1 (2.17%) CA
10 1 (2.17%) Dell
10 1 (2.17%) EMC
10 1 (2.17%) IBM
10 1 (2.17%) Lotus
10 1 (2.17%) StorageTek
10 1 (2.17%) SunGard