Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 74 62 77
Rank change year-on-year -12 +15 -32
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 44 32 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 2.61% 2.47% 1.83%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.31% 15.24% 10.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 25 25
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £475 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.79% +58.33% -9.09%
10th Percentile £326 £107 £213
90th Percentile £500 £550 £376
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £413 £300
% change year-on-year -3.03% +37.50% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £16.66 £15.25 £16.28
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.25% -6.33% +0.52%
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £16.66 £15.25 £16.28
% change year-on-year +9.25% -6.33% +1.65%

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 389 210 329
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 23.09% 16.24% 17.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 112 180
Milton Keynes median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £323 £257 £250
90th Percentile £525 £550 £560
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 9
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £16.66 £15.00 £11.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.07% +31.81% -29.27%
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £22.83 £15.00 £16.14
% change year-on-year +52.20% -7.06% +0.78%

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 October 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 21 October 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 31 (70.45%) Microsoft
2 24 (54.55%) Windows
3 23 (52.27%) ITIL
3 23 (52.27%) Security Cleared
4 21 (47.73%) Active Directory
4 21 (47.73%) VMware
5 20 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
6 19 (43.18%) Exchange Server 2010
6 19 (43.18%) Windows Server
7 18 (40.91%) Office 365
7 18 (40.91%) SC Cleared
7 18 (40.91%) SAN
8 17 (38.64%) HP
9 16 (36.36%) Firewall
10 15 (34.09%) Skype for Business
11 14 (31.82%) PowerShell
11 14 (31.82%) Change Management
12 13 (29.55%) Microsoft Certification
13 12 (27.27%) SQL Server
13 12 (27.27%) MCSE
14 11 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
14 11 (25.00%) DV Cleared
14 11 (25.00%) Presales
15 10 (22.73%) Microsoft Azure
15 10 (22.73%) Network Design
15 10 (22.73%) NetApp
15 10 (22.73%) Cisco
16 9 (20.45%) Citrix
16 9 (20.45%) CheckPoint
16 9 (20.45%) VMware ESXi

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 (43.18%) Exchange Server 2010
2 15 (34.09%) Skype for Business
3 11 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (13.64%) SharePoint
5 5 (11.36%) Apache
5 5 (11.36%) IIS
5 5 (11.36%) Office Communications Server
5 5 (11.36%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2003
Cloud Services
1 18 (40.91%) Office 365
2 10 (22.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (11.36%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (9.09%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 18 (40.91%) SAN
2 16 (36.36%) Firewall
3 5 (11.36%) NAS
4 3 (6.82%) BIG-IP
5 2 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (2.27%) ADSL
6 1 (2.27%) LAN
6 1 (2.27%) MPLS
6 1 (2.27%) Network Security
6 1 (2.27%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.27%) VLAN
6 1 (2.27%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.36%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (11.36%) SQL Server 2012
2 5 (11.36%) SQL Server 2016
3 3 (6.82%) Big Data
3 3 (6.82%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (2.27%) MSI
General
1 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (50.00%) Architect
2 12 (27.27%) Infrastructure Architect
2 12 (27.27%) Technical Architect
3 8 (18.18%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
3 8 (18.18%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
4 5 (11.36%) Analyst
4 5 (11.36%) Wintel Architect
5 4 (9.09%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 4 (9.09%) Messaging Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (6.82%) Messaging Specialist
6 3 (6.82%) Service Architect
6 3 (6.82%) SharePoint Specialist
7 2 (4.55%) Communications Specialist
7 2 (4.55%) SharePoint Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) Support Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) Support Engineer
8 1 (2.27%) Consultant
8 1 (2.27%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 1 (2.27%) Technical Support
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.64%) PKI
2 5 (11.36%) Clustering
2 5 (11.36%) Data Centre
3 3 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.82%) Virtual Team
4 2 (4.55%) Fat Client
4 2 (4.55%) Thin Client
5 1 (2.27%) CMDB
5 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 24 (54.55%) Windows
2 19 (43.18%) Windows Server
3 8 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (13.64%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (11.36%) Solaris
5 5 (11.36%) Windows Vista
6 4 (9.09%) Linux
7 3 (6.82%) Unix
8 2 (4.55%) Windows 10
9 1 (2.27%) Android
9 1 (2.27%) Apple iOS
9 1 (2.27%) Windows 7
9 1 (2.27%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (52.27%) ITIL
2 14 (31.82%) Change Management
3 11 (25.00%) Presales
4 10 (22.73%) Network Design
5 8 (18.18%) Server Virtualisation
6 6 (13.64%) Capacity Management
6 6 (13.64%) ITIL V3
6 6 (13.64%) Mentoring
6 6 (13.64%) Requirements Analysis
6 6 (13.64%) TOGAF
6 6 (13.64%) Virtual Environments
7 5 (11.36%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (11.36%) DevOps
7 5 (11.36%) Service Design
8 4 (9.09%) Network Virtualisation
8 4 (9.09%) Service Management
8 4 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
9 3 (6.82%) Creative Thinking
9 3 (6.82%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (6.82%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 14 (31.82%) PowerShell
2 3 (6.82%) SQL
3 1 (2.27%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 23 (52.27%) Security Cleared
2 18 (40.91%) SC Cleared
3 13 (29.55%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (27.27%) MCSE
5 11 (25.00%) DV Cleared
6 6 (13.64%) MCSA
7 4 (9.09%) MCITP
8 3 (6.82%) MCP
9 2 (4.55%) CCNA
9 2 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (2.27%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (47.73%) Active Directory
2 20 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (20.45%) Hyper-V
3 9 (20.45%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 3 (6.82%) Virtual Servers
4 3 (6.82%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (4.55%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (4.55%) VMware Server
6 1 (2.27%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (2.27%) Terminal Server
6 1 (2.27%) XenApp
6 1 (2.27%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (15.91%) SCCM
2 6 (13.64%) Microsoft Clustering
2 6 (13.64%) SCOM
3 5 (11.36%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 4 (9.09%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (2.27%) EdgeSight
5 1 (2.27%) MOM
Vendors
1 31 (70.45%) Microsoft
2 21 (47.73%) VMware
3 17 (38.64%) HP
4 10 (22.73%) Cisco
4 10 (22.73%) NetApp
5 9 (20.45%) CheckPoint
5 9 (20.45%) Citrix
6 7 (15.91%) Blue Coat
6 7 (15.91%) Red Hat
7 5 (11.36%) StorageTek
7 5 (11.36%) Sun
8 4 (9.09%) Symantec
9 3 (6.82%) F5
9 3 (6.82%) ServiceNow
10 1 (2.27%) Altiris
10 1 (2.27%) AppSense
10 1 (2.27%) Barracuda Networks
10 1 (2.27%) Genesys
10 1 (2.27%) Juniper
10 1 (2.27%) Nimble Storage