Period
to 22 July 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 22 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
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 70 74 55
Rank change year-on-year +4 -19 +25
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 37 39 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 2.43% 2.48% 2.72%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.91% 13.04% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 32 27
Milton Keynes median daily rate £365 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.79% -5.88% +41.67%
10th Percentile £346 £200 £214
90th Percentile £510 £547 £543
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £363 £400 £413
% change year-on-year -9.25% -3.03% +37.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - £15.50 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +1.64% -46.02%
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - £15.50 £15.25
% change year-on-year - +1.64% -61.88%

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 339 299 273
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 22.29% 18.98% 19.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 138 154
Milton Keynes median daily rate £450 £425 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.01% +0.47% +20.71%
10th Percentile £332 £313 £263
90th Percentile £575 £550 £546
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £450 £408 £418
% change year-on-year +10.43% -2.40% +19.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £14.85 £15.50 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.19% +1.64% -5.51%
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.00 £15.50 £15.25
% change year-on-year +9.68% +1.64% -41.35%

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 22 July 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 22 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for MS Exchange.

1 26 (70.27%) PowerShell
1 26 (70.27%) Skype for Business
2 25 (67.57%) Security Cleared
3 23 (62.16%) ITIL
4 22 (59.46%) Exchange Server 2010
5 21 (56.76%) SharePoint
5 21 (56.76%) SC Cleared
6 20 (54.05%) Office 365
7 18 (48.65%) DV Cleared
8 17 (45.95%) Exchange Server 2007
8 17 (45.95%) Microsoft
9 16 (43.24%) Change Management
9 16 (43.24%) SharePoint 2013
10 14 (37.84%) HP
11 13 (35.14%) VMware
12 12 (32.43%) Problem-Solving
13 11 (29.73%) NetApp
14 10 (27.03%) Presales
14 10 (27.03%) Mentoring
15 9 (24.32%) Citrix
15 9 (24.32%) CheckPoint
15 9 (24.32%) Cisco
15 9 (24.32%) Windows
15 9 (24.32%) Blue Coat
15 9 (24.32%) VMware Infrastructure
16 8 (21.62%) Firewall
16 8 (21.62%) SAN
16 8 (21.62%) Red Hat
16 8 (21.62%) VMware ESXi
17 7 (18.92%) ITIL V3

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 26 (70.27%) Skype for Business
2 22 (59.46%) Exchange Server 2010
3 21 (56.76%) SharePoint
4 17 (45.95%) Exchange Server 2007
5 16 (43.24%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (10.81%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (5.41%) IIS
8 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 6 (16.22%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (13.51%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 20 (54.05%) Office 365
2 1 (2.70%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (21.62%) Firewall
1 8 (21.62%) SAN
2 5 (13.51%) WAN
3 4 (10.81%) LAN
3 4 (10.81%) Skype
4 3 (8.11%) Wireless
5 1 (2.70%) BIG-IP
5 1 (2.70%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.51%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 10 (27.03%) Analyst
2 9 (24.32%) Architect
2 9 (24.32%) Infrastructure Architect
2 9 (24.32%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
2 9 (24.32%) SharePoint Analyst
2 9 (24.32%) Technical Architect
2 9 (24.32%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
3 4 (10.81%) Applications Support
3 4 (10.81%) Support Specialist
4 3 (8.11%) Applications Specialist
4 3 (8.11%) Applications Support Specialist
4 3 (8.11%) Communications Specialist
4 3 (8.11%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 3 (8.11%) Messaging Specialist
4 3 (8.11%) SharePoint Specialist
5 1 (2.70%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (2.70%) Floorwalker
5 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Specialist
5 1 (2.70%) SharePoint Support
5 1 (2.70%) Unified Communications Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (5.41%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 9 (24.32%) Windows
2 6 (16.22%) Windows Server
3 5 (13.51%) Linux
4 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (8.11%) Unix
6 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (62.16%) ITIL
2 16 (43.24%) Change Management
3 12 (32.43%) Problem-Solving
4 10 (27.03%) Mentoring
4 10 (27.03%) Presales
5 7 (18.92%) ITIL V3
5 7 (18.92%) Service Management
6 6 (16.22%) ITSM
7 5 (13.51%) Capacity Management
7 5 (13.51%) Change Control
7 5 (13.51%) CRM
7 5 (13.51%) Network Design
7 5 (13.51%) Requirements Analysis
7 5 (13.51%) Server Virtualisation
8 4 (10.81%) Infrastructure Monitoring
8 4 (10.81%) Migration
8 4 (10.81%) Proactive Monitoring
8 4 (10.81%) Problem Management
8 4 (10.81%) Virtual Environments
9 3 (8.11%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 26 (70.27%) PowerShell
2 3 (8.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (67.57%) Security Cleared
2 21 (56.76%) SC Cleared
3 18 (48.65%) DV Cleared
4 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (5.41%) MCSE
6 1 (2.70%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (2.70%) MCITP
6 1 (2.70%) MCP
System Software
1 9 (24.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (21.62%) VMware ESXi
3 7 (18.92%) Active Directory
4 4 (10.81%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.70%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (2.70%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (10.81%) OVSD
2 3 (8.11%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 17 (45.95%) Microsoft
2 14 (37.84%) HP
3 13 (35.14%) VMware
4 11 (29.73%) NetApp
5 9 (24.32%) Blue Coat
5 9 (24.32%) CheckPoint
5 9 (24.32%) Cisco
5 9 (24.32%) Citrix
6 8 (21.62%) Red Hat
7 4 (10.81%) Symantec
8 3 (8.11%) Lumension
9 2 (5.41%) ServiceNow
10 1 (2.70%) F5