Period
to 20 October 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 October 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 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 48 75 61
Rank change year-on-year +27 -14 +18
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 61 44 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 4.41% 2.61% 2.47%
As % of the Application Platforms category 19.55% 11.31% 15.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 28 25
Milton Keynes median daily rate £373 £400 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.88% -15.79% +58.33%
10th Percentile £210 £326 £107
90th Percentile £450 £500 £550
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £370 £400 £413
% change year-on-year -7.50% -3.03% +37.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £15.58 £16.66 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.50% +9.25% -6.33%
10th Percentile £14.03 £16.66 £14.63
90th Percentile £16.52 £16.66 £15.88
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £15.58 £16.66 £15.25
% change year-on-year -6.50% +9.25% -6.33%

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 312 389 210
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 22.56% 23.07% 16.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 181 112
Milton Keynes median daily rate £412 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.12% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £246 £323 £257
90th Percentile £575 £525 £550
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £408 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -4.12% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 6
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £14.85 £16.66 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.86% +11.07% +31.81%
10th Percentile £14.07 £16.66 £12.68
90th Percentile £16.24 £16.66 £15.88
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £15.76 £22.83 £15.00
% change year-on-year -30.99% +52.20% -7.86%

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 October 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 October 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 43 (70.49%) Microsoft
2 40 (65.57%) Windows
3 39 (63.93%) Security Cleared
4 37 (60.66%) PowerShell
5 35 (57.38%) Windows Server
6 34 (55.74%) ITIL
7 31 (50.82%) Skype for Business
8 30 (49.18%) Exchange Server 2007
9 29 (47.54%) Office 365
10 28 (45.90%) SC Cleared
11 25 (40.98%) DV Cleared
12 23 (37.70%) Active Directory
13 22 (36.07%) VMware
13 22 (36.07%) Problem-Solving
14 21 (34.43%) Exchange Server 2010
15 20 (32.79%) Change Management
16 19 (31.15%) SharePoint
17 17 (27.87%) Microsoft Office
17 17 (27.87%) SQL Server
17 17 (27.87%) Service Management
18 16 (26.23%) Firewall
18 16 (26.23%) SQL
18 16 (26.23%) Windows Server 2008
19 15 (24.59%) ITSM
19 15 (24.59%) Presales
19 15 (24.59%) Mentoring
20 14 (22.95%) Exchange Server 2013
20 14 (22.95%) HP
21 13 (21.31%) Microsoft Azure
21 13 (21.31%) 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 31 (50.82%) Skype for Business
2 30 (49.18%) Exchange Server 2007
3 21 (34.43%) Exchange Server 2010
4 19 (31.15%) SharePoint
5 14 (22.95%) Exchange Server 2013
6 13 (21.31%) Exchange Server 2003
6 13 (21.31%) SharePoint 2013
7 12 (19.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 9 (14.75%) IIS
Applications
1 17 (27.87%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (8.20%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 29 (47.54%) Office 365
2 13 (21.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (16.39%) Azure Active Directory
4 7 (11.48%) Akamai
4 7 (11.48%) OneDrive
5 2 (3.28%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (26.23%) Firewall
2 13 (21.31%) Skype
3 5 (8.20%) SAN
4 4 (6.56%) LAN
4 4 (6.56%) WAN
5 3 (4.92%) DNS
5 3 (4.92%) Wireless
6 2 (3.28%) DHCP
6 2 (3.28%) Kerberos
7 1 (1.64%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (27.87%) SQL Server
2 12 (19.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (11.48%) Power BI
4 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (1.64%) MSI
General
1 1 (1.64%) Finance
Job Titles
1 27 (44.26%) Analyst
2 9 (14.75%) Service Analyst
2 9 (14.75%) Service Desk Analyst
2 9 (14.75%) SharePoint Analyst
3 7 (11.48%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 7 (11.48%) Support Analyst
4 6 (9.84%) Infrastructure Support
5 5 (8.20%) 3rd Line Support
5 5 (8.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (8.20%) SharePoint Specialist
5 5 (8.20%) Support Specialist
6 4 (6.56%) Applications Support
6 4 (6.56%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 4 (6.56%) Infrastructure Architect
6 4 (6.56%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 4 (6.56%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
6 4 (6.56%) Messaging Analyst
6 4 (6.56%) Support Engineer
6 4 (6.56%) Technical Architect
6 4 (6.56%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.84%) .NET
2 2 (3.28%) ADSI
2 2 (3.28%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.48%) Mobile App
2 6 (9.84%) Management Information System
3 4 (6.56%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.56%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (3.28%) Clustering
4 2 (3.28%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.64%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 40 (65.57%) Windows
2 35 (57.38%) Windows Server
3 16 (26.23%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (16.39%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (8.20%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (6.56%) Linux
6 4 (6.56%) Unix
7 2 (3.28%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (55.74%) ITIL
2 22 (36.07%) Problem-Solving
3 20 (32.79%) Change Management
4 17 (27.87%) Service Management
5 15 (24.59%) ITSM
5 15 (24.59%) Mentoring
5 15 (24.59%) Presales
6 13 (21.31%) ITIL V3
7 12 (19.67%) CRM
8 11 (18.03%) Critical Thinking
9 8 (13.11%) E-Commerce
9 8 (13.11%) Migration
10 7 (11.48%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (9.84%) Information Security
12 5 (8.20%) Change Control
12 5 (8.20%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 4 (6.56%) Data Protection
13 4 (6.56%) Infrastructure Monitoring
13 4 (6.56%) ISMS
13 4 (6.56%) Proactive Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 37 (60.66%) PowerShell
2 16 (26.23%) SQL
3 7 (11.48%) VBScript
4 1 (1.64%) C
Qualifications
1 39 (63.93%) Security Cleared
2 28 (45.90%) SC Cleared
3 25 (40.98%) DV Cleared
4 6 (9.84%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (8.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (3.28%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (3.28%) MCSE
7 1 (1.64%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (1.64%) CCA
7 1 (1.64%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (1.64%) MCITP
7 1 (1.64%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.56%) SLA
2 2 (3.28%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 23 (37.70%) Active Directory
2 9 (14.75%) Hyper-V
3 6 (9.84%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (9.84%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.64%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (1.64%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (1.64%) XenApp
4 1 (1.64%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (14.75%) OVSD
2 1 (1.64%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.64%) EdgeSight
2 1 (1.64%) NetVault Backup
2 1 (1.64%) SCOM
Vendors
1 43 (70.49%) Microsoft
2 22 (36.07%) VMware
3 14 (22.95%) HP
4 12 (19.67%) Cisco
4 12 (19.67%) Citrix
5 9 (14.75%) NetApp
6 7 (11.48%) F5
7 6 (9.84%) webMethods
8 4 (6.56%) Blue Coat
8 4 (6.56%) CheckPoint
8 4 (6.56%) Red Hat
9 3 (4.92%) Lumension
10 2 (3.28%) EMC
10 2 (3.28%) McAfee
10 2 (3.28%) Remedy
11 1 (1.64%) 3PAR
11 1 (1.64%) Altiris
11 1 (1.64%) Ivanti