Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 78 63 85
Rank change year-on-year -15 +22 -38
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 40 24 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 2.42% 1.98% 1.35%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.76% 14.63% 6.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 21 12
Milton Keynes median daily rate £500 £400 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.88% +20.30% +0.76%
10th Percentile £300 £281 £220
90th Percentile £540 £550 £530
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £431 £363 £325
% change year-on-year +18.97% +11.54% +10.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 5
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £16.66 - £16.14
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £16.66 - £16.14

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 410 164 344
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 24.83% 13.51% 19.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 99 168
Milton Keynes median daily rate £450 £390 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -2.50% +16.28%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £261
90th Percentile £525 £550 £575
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £450 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +20.00% -6.25% +15.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 16
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £60.00 £15.00 £16.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +300.00% -7.06% +4.84%
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £27.00 £15.00 £16.14
% change year-on-year +80.00% -7.06% +0.44%

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 21 January 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 21 January 2018, 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 29 (72.50%) ITIL
2 28 (70.00%) Windows
3 27 (67.50%) Security Cleared
4 26 (65.00%) Microsoft
5 22 (55.00%) SC Cleared
6 20 (50.00%) Office 365
7 19 (47.50%) Skype for Business
8 18 (45.00%) Windows Server
8 18 (45.00%) Change Management
8 18 (45.00%) Active Directory
9 17 (42.50%) VMware
10 16 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
11 15 (37.50%) PowerShell
11 15 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
12 13 (32.50%) Microsoft Azure
12 13 (32.50%) VMware Infrastructure
13 12 (30.00%) DV Cleared
13 12 (30.00%) MCSE
14 11 (27.50%) SQL Server
14 11 (27.50%) Citrix
14 11 (27.50%) Exchange Server 2007
14 11 (27.50%) ITIL V3
14 11 (27.50%) Presales
15 10 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
16 9 (22.50%) Windows Server 2008
16 9 (22.50%) HP
16 9 (22.50%) Linux
17 8 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
17 8 (20.00%) SharePoint
17 8 (20.00%) SCOM

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 19 (47.50%) Skype for Business
2 15 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (27.50%) Exchange Server 2007
4 8 (20.00%) SharePoint
5 5 (12.50%) Office Communications Server
5 5 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (10.00%) IIS
7 3 (7.50%) Apache
7 3 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (2.50%) IBM Domino
8 1 (2.50%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 20 (50.00%) Office 365
2 13 (32.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (10.00%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (2.50%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (20.00%) Firewall
2 6 (15.00%) SAN
3 5 (12.50%) Skype
4 3 (7.50%) TCP/IP
4 3 (7.50%) WAN
4 3 (7.50%) Wireless
5 2 (5.00%) BIG-IP
5 2 (5.00%) NAS
6 1 (2.50%) DHCP
6 1 (2.50%) DNS
6 1 (2.50%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (27.50%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (10.00%) SQL Server 2016
3 3 (7.50%) Big Data
3 3 (7.50%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.50%) MSI
General
1 2 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (40.00%) Architect
2 9 (22.50%) Technical Architect
3 5 (12.50%) Analyst
3 5 (12.50%) Infrastructure Architect
3 5 (12.50%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
3 5 (12.50%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
3 5 (12.50%) Wintel Architect
4 4 (10.00%) Messaging Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Communications Specialist
5 3 (7.50%) Infrastructure Team Leader
5 3 (7.50%) Messaging Specialist
5 3 (7.50%) Service Architect
5 3 (7.50%) SharePoint Specialist
5 3 (7.50%) Team Leader
6 2 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
6 2 (5.00%) Consultant
6 2 (5.00%) SharePoint Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Support Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Support Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.50%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (15.00%) PKI
3 5 (12.50%) Data Centre
4 4 (10.00%) Clustering
4 4 (10.00%) Enterprise Cloud
5 3 (7.50%) Virtual Team
6 1 (2.50%) CMDB
6 1 (2.50%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (2.50%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 28 (70.00%) Windows
2 18 (45.00%) Windows Server
3 10 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (22.50%) Linux
4 9 (22.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (10.00%) Windows Vista
7 3 (7.50%) Solaris
8 2 (5.00%) Windows 7
9 1 (2.50%) Android
9 1 (2.50%) Apple iOS
9 1 (2.50%) CentOS
9 1 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (2.50%) SUSE
9 1 (2.50%) Windows 10
9 1 (2.50%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (72.50%) ITIL
2 18 (45.00%) Change Management
3 11 (27.50%) ITIL V3
3 11 (27.50%) Presales
4 7 (17.50%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
4 7 (17.50%) Service Management
5 6 (15.00%) ITSM
5 6 (15.00%) Mentoring
6 5 (12.50%) DevOps
6 5 (12.50%) Service Delivery
6 5 (12.50%) Service Design
7 4 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (10.00%) Migration
7 4 (10.00%) PRINCE2
7 4 (10.00%) TOGAF
8 3 (7.50%) Creative Thinking
8 3 (7.50%) Network Virtualisation
8 3 (7.50%) Virtual Environments
9 2 (5.00%) IT Strategy
9 2 (5.00%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 15 (37.50%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.50%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.50%) Python
2 1 (2.50%) SQL
2 1 (2.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 27 (67.50%) Security Cleared
2 22 (55.00%) SC Cleared
3 16 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (30.00%) DV Cleared
4 12 (30.00%) MCSE
5 7 (17.50%) MCSA
6 6 (15.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (10.00%) CCNA
7 4 (10.00%) CCSP
7 4 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (10.00%) MCITP
8 3 (7.50%) MCP
9 2 (5.00%) CCA
9 2 (5.00%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 18 (45.00%) Active Directory
2 13 (32.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (17.50%) Hyper-V
4 4 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (10.00%) VMware Workstation
4 4 (10.00%) XenApp
5 1 (2.50%) Docker
5 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (2.50%) Terminal Server
5 1 (2.50%) vCloud
5 1 (2.50%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (2.50%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (20.00%) SCOM
2 5 (12.50%) Microsoft Clustering
2 5 (12.50%) SCCM
3 4 (10.00%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (5.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 2 (5.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (2.50%) Ansible
5 1 (2.50%) CFEngine
5 1 (2.50%) EdgeSight
5 1 (2.50%) MOM
5 1 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (2.50%) OVSD
5 1 (2.50%) Puppet
5 1 (2.50%) SCOrch
5 1 (2.50%) SCVMM
5 1 (2.50%) Unicenter
5 1 (2.50%) vRealize
Vendors
1 26 (65.00%) Microsoft
2 17 (42.50%) VMware
3 11 (27.50%) Citrix
4 9 (22.50%) HP
5 7 (17.50%) NetApp
6 6 (15.00%) Symantec
7 5 (12.50%) Blue Coat
7 5 (12.50%) CheckPoint
7 5 (12.50%) Cisco
8 4 (10.00%) Red Hat
9 3 (7.50%) Sun
10 2 (5.00%) F5
10 2 (5.00%) ServiceNow
10 2 (5.00%) StorageTek
11 1 (2.50%) 3PAR
11 1 (2.50%) Apple
11 1 (2.50%) CA
11 1 (2.50%) Genesys
11 1 (2.50%) Lotus
11 1 (2.50%) Nimsoft