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 3 months to 28 May 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
3 months to
28 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 43 61
Rank change year-on-year -14 +18  
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 21 23 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 2.84% 3.30% 1.24%
As % of the Application Platforms category 15.56% 16.31% 6.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 15 8
Median daily rate £400 £425 £274
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +55.10%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £393 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £320
UK excluding London median daily rate £290 £305 £275
% change year-on-year -4.91% +10.90%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £15.50 £15.25 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.63% -61.87%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +10.00% -21.05%  

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 135 141 146
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 18.24% 20.23% 18.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 85 93
Median daily rate £400 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +30.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -3.12% +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £15.50 £15.25 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.63% -61.87%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £20.19
% change year-on-year +7.50% -0.91%  

MS Exchange
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Milton Keynes citing MS Exchange as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

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 3 months to 28 May 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 28 May 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 25 (65.79%) Microsoft
2 24 (63.16%) Windows
3 22 (57.89%) Exchange Server 2010
4 21 (55.26%) VMware
5 19 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 17 (44.74%) Security Cleared
7 16 (42.11%) SC Cleared
7 16 (42.11%) Citrix
7 16 (42.11%) Active Directory
8 15 (39.47%) HP
9 14 (36.84%) SAN
10 13 (34.21%) ITIL
10 13 (34.21%) Skype for Business
11 12 (31.58%) PowerShell
12 11 (28.95%) Hyper-V
13 10 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
13 10 (26.32%) Windows Server
13 10 (26.32%) Microsoft Certification
13 10 (26.32%) Firewall
13 10 (26.32%) Change Management
14 9 (23.68%) Exchange Server 2007
14 9 (23.68%) Exchange Server 2003
14 9 (23.68%) DV Cleared
14 9 (23.68%) Office 365
15 8 (21.05%) ITIL V3
15 8 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
15 8 (21.05%) Virtual Environments
15 8 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2013
15 8 (21.05%) MCP
15 8 (21.05%) SQL

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 22 (57.89%) Exchange Server 2010
2 13 (34.21%) Skype for Business
3 9 (23.68%) Exchange Server 2003
3 9 (23.68%) Exchange Server 2007
4 8 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (18.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 7 (18.42%) SharePoint
6 5 (13.16%) Office Communications Server
6 5 (13.16%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (5.26%) Apache
7 2 (5.26%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (23.68%) Office 365
2 2 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (36.84%) SAN
2 10 (26.32%) Firewall
3 7 (18.42%) BIG-IP
4 4 (10.53%) TCP/IP
5 3 (7.89%) Internet
5 3 (7.89%) NAS
5 3 (7.89%) SMTP
5 3 (7.89%) WAN
6 2 (5.26%) IPsec
6 2 (5.26%) LAN
6 2 (5.26%) VPN
7 1 (2.63%) ADSL
7 1 (2.63%) DNS
7 1 (2.63%) MPLS
7 1 (2.63%) Network Security
7 1 (2.63%) VLAN
7 1 (2.63%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (2.63%) Big Data
3 1 (2.63%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) MSI
Job Titles
1 9 (23.68%) Architect
2 7 (18.42%) Analyst
2 7 (18.42%) Infrastructure Architect
2 7 (18.42%) Technical Architect
3 5 (13.16%) Consultant
3 5 (13.16%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
3 5 (13.16%) Messaging Specialist
3 5 (13.16%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
4 4 (10.53%) Messaging Consultant
4 4 (10.53%) Messaging Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Communications Specialist
5 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 3 (7.89%) Messaging Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Server Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Support Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (5.26%) Desktop Support
6 2 (5.26%) Field Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Security Advisor
6 2 (5.26%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.42%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (15.79%) Blackberry
3 3 (7.89%) CESG
4 2 (5.26%) Client/Server
4 2 (5.26%) Clustering
4 2 (5.26%) CMDB
4 2 (5.26%) Handset
4 2 (5.26%) Smartphone
5 1 (2.63%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.63%) Driving Licence
5 1 (2.63%) Fat Client
5 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.63%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 24 (63.16%) Windows
2 10 (26.32%) Windows Server
2 10 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (21.05%) Linux
3 8 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (18.42%) Unix
5 5 (13.16%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (10.53%) Windows Vista
7 2 (5.26%) Solaris
8 1 (2.63%) Windows 2000
8 1 (2.63%) Windows 7
8 1 (2.63%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.63%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (34.21%) ITIL
2 10 (26.32%) Change Management
3 8 (21.05%) ITIL V3
3 8 (21.05%) Virtual Environments
4 7 (18.42%) Network Design
4 7 (18.42%) Server Virtualisation
5 6 (15.79%) Capacity Management
5 6 (15.79%) ITSM
5 6 (15.79%) Service Management
6 5 (13.16%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 5 (13.16%) Mentoring
6 5 (13.16%) Requirements Analysis
7 3 (7.89%) Cryptography
7 3 (7.89%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (7.89%) IT Strategy
7 3 (7.89%) Presales
7 3 (7.89%) Service Delivery
8 2 (5.26%) Cybersecurity
8 2 (5.26%) DevOps
8 2 (5.26%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 12 (31.58%) PowerShell
2 8 (21.05%) SQL
3 1 (2.63%) VB
3 1 (2.63%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (44.74%) Security Cleared
2 16 (42.11%) SC Cleared
3 10 (26.32%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (23.68%) DV Cleared
5 8 (21.05%) MCP
5 8 (21.05%) MCSE
6 2 (5.26%) CESG Certified Professional
6 2 (5.26%) CISSP
7 1 (2.63%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (2.63%) DBS Check
7 1 (2.63%) MCITP
7 1 (2.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) RMADS
2 1 (2.63%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.63%) QA
2 1 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (42.11%) Active Directory
3 11 (28.95%) Hyper-V
4 6 (15.79%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (15.79%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (5.26%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (2.63%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (2.63%) Firmware
6 1 (2.63%) Terminal Server
6 1 (2.63%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (2.63%) VMware Server
6 1 (2.63%) vSphere
6 1 (2.63%) XenApp
6 1 (2.63%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (10.53%) SCOM
2 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Clustering
2 3 (7.89%) SCCM
3 2 (5.26%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (2.63%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.63%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 25 (65.79%) Microsoft
2 21 (55.26%) VMware
3 16 (42.11%) Citrix
4 15 (39.47%) HP
5 7 (18.42%) F5
5 7 (18.42%) NetApp
6 6 (15.79%) Cisco
6 6 (15.79%) ServiceNow
7 5 (13.16%) Blue Coat
7 5 (13.16%) CheckPoint
7 5 (13.16%) Red Hat
8 2 (5.26%) 3PAR
8 2 (5.26%) Apple
8 2 (5.26%) Oracle
8 2 (5.26%) StorageTek
8 2 (5.26%) Sun
8 2 (5.26%) Wyse
9 1 (2.63%) Barracuda Networks
9 1 (2.63%) Dell
9 1 (2.63%) Nimble Storage
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