Period
to 20 August 2017

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 August 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
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
20 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 77 54 73
Rank change year-on-year -23 +19 -26
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 35 43 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 2.13% 3.10% 1.98%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.36% 16.93% 11.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 31 24
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £425 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +41.67% -14.29%
10th Percentile £200 £113 £213
90th Percentile £490 £550 £381
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £425 £300
% change year-on-year -5.88% +41.67% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 6
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £15.50 £15.25 £28.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.64% -46.02% +82.26%
10th Percentile £15.25 £14.63 £15.91
90th Percentile £15.75 £15.88 £40.00
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £15.50 £15.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year +1.64% -61.88% +153.97%

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 Milton Keynes with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 338 254 313
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 20.57% 18.29% 17.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 151 187
Milton Keynes median daily rate £425 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.12% +21.43% -
10th Percentile £313 £256 £230
90th Percentile £538 £538 £500
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £410 £415 £361
% change year-on-year -1.20% +14.88% +3.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 5
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £16.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -7.06% +4.13%
10th Percentile £15.25 £12.68 £11.10
90th Percentile £15.75 £15.88 £30.90
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £22.25 £15.13 £25.50
% change year-on-year +47.11% -40.69% +61.90%

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 August 2017.

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 August 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for MS Exchange.

1 26 (74.29%) VMware
2 24 (68.57%) Microsoft
3 23 (65.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (57.14%) SAN
5 19 (54.29%) HP
6 17 (48.57%) Active Directory
6 17 (48.57%) Windows
7 16 (45.71%) Firewall
8 15 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
9 13 (37.14%) Citrix
10 11 (31.43%) Cisco
10 11 (31.43%) NetApp
10 11 (31.43%) Hyper-V
10 11 (31.43%) Security Cleared
11 10 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
11 10 (28.57%) SC Cleared
11 10 (28.57%) Network Design
12 9 (25.71%) CheckPoint
12 9 (25.71%) Microsoft Certification
13 8 (22.86%) ITIL
13 8 (22.86%) MCSE
13 8 (22.86%) Server Virtualisation
14 7 (20.00%) Windows Server
14 7 (20.00%) Virtual Environments
14 7 (20.00%) ITIL V3
14 7 (20.00%) Capacity Management
14 7 (20.00%) Red Hat
14 7 (20.00%) PowerShell
14 7 (20.00%) DV Cleared
14 7 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008

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 15 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (17.14%) Skype for Business
3 5 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (11.43%) Apache
4 4 (11.43%) IIS
5 3 (8.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (5.71%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.29%) Office 365
2 4 (11.43%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 20 (57.14%) SAN
2 16 (45.71%) Firewall
3 5 (14.29%) BIG-IP
3 5 (14.29%) NAS
4 3 (8.57%) TCP/IP
5 2 (5.71%) WAN
5 2 (5.71%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (2.86%) ADSL
6 1 (2.86%) DNS
6 1 (2.86%) Internet
6 1 (2.86%) LAN
6 1 (2.86%) MPLS
6 1 (2.86%) Network Security
6 1 (2.86%) SMTP
6 1 (2.86%) VLAN
6 1 (2.86%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.14%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.43%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (11.43%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (11.43%) SQL Server 2016
3 3 (8.57%) Big Data
3 3 (8.57%) Hadoop
4 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) MSI
Job Titles
1 15 (42.86%) Architect
2 12 (34.29%) Infrastructure Architect
3 11 (31.43%) Technical Architect
4 8 (22.86%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
4 8 (22.86%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
5 5 (14.29%) Consultant
6 4 (11.43%) Analyst
6 4 (11.43%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 4 (11.43%) Messaging Consultant
7 3 (8.57%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (8.57%) Messaging Specialist
8 2 (5.71%) Communications Specialist
8 2 (5.71%) Messaging Engineer
8 2 (5.71%) Server Engineer
8 2 (5.71%) Support Analyst
9 1 (2.86%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 1 (2.86%) CRM Specialist
9 1 (2.86%) Infrastructure Manager
9 1 (2.86%) Network Infrastructure Project Manager
9 1 (2.86%) Network Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (11.43%) Clustering
3 2 (5.71%) Fat Client
3 2 (5.71%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.86%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.86%) CESG
4 1 (2.86%) CMDB
4 1 (2.86%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.86%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.86%) Handset
4 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.86%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 17 (48.57%) Windows
2 7 (20.00%) Windows Server
2 7 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (17.14%) Linux
3 6 (17.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (14.29%) Unix
4 5 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (11.43%) Solaris
5 4 (11.43%) Windows Vista
6 1 (2.86%) Windows 10
6 1 (2.86%) Windows 2000
6 1 (2.86%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (28.57%) Network Design
2 8 (22.86%) ITIL
2 8 (22.86%) Server Virtualisation
3 7 (20.00%) Capacity Management
3 7 (20.00%) ITIL V3
3 7 (20.00%) Virtual Environments
4 6 (17.14%) Requirements Analysis
5 5 (14.29%) Change Management
5 5 (14.29%) TOGAF
6 4 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (11.43%) DevOps
6 4 (11.43%) ITSM
6 4 (11.43%) Network Virtualisation
6 4 (11.43%) Service Management
7 3 (8.57%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Monitoring
7 3 (8.57%) IT Strategy
7 3 (8.57%) Technical Architecture
8 2 (5.71%) Project Management
8 2 (5.71%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 7 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 6 (17.14%) SQL
3 1 (2.86%) VB
3 1 (2.86%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (31.43%) Security Cleared
2 10 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 9 (25.71%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (22.86%) MCSE
5 7 (20.00%) DV Cleared
6 5 (14.29%) MCP
7 3 (8.57%) MCITP
8 2 (5.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (2.86%) CCNA
9 1 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (2.86%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) SLA
2 1 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 23 (65.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (48.57%) Active Directory
3 11 (31.43%) Hyper-V
4 10 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (11.43%) VMware Workstation
6 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 3 (8.57%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (5.71%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (5.71%) VMware Server
8 1 (2.86%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (2.86%) Firmware
8 1 (2.86%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (2.86%) Terminal Server
8 1 (2.86%) vSphere
8 1 (2.86%) XenApp
8 1 (2.86%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (17.14%) SCCM
1 6 (17.14%) SCOM
2 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Clustering
3 4 (11.43%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (2.86%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.86%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 26 (74.29%) VMware
2 24 (68.57%) Microsoft
3 19 (54.29%) HP
4 13 (37.14%) Citrix
5 11 (31.43%) Cisco
5 11 (31.43%) NetApp
6 9 (25.71%) CheckPoint
7 7 (20.00%) Blue Coat
7 7 (20.00%) Red Hat
8 5 (14.29%) F5
9 4 (11.43%) ServiceNow
9 4 (11.43%) StorageTek
9 4 (11.43%) Sun
10 2 (5.71%) 3PAR
11 1 (2.86%) Apple
11 1 (2.86%) CommVault
11 1 (2.86%) Dell
11 1 (2.86%) EMC
11 1 (2.86%) Genesys
11 1 (2.86%) Juniper