Period
to 20 November 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 20 November 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
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 83 65 75
Rank change year-on-year -18 +10 -29
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 39 28 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 2.23% 2.21% 2.17%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.20% 14.36% 11.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 22 27
Milton Keynes median daily rate £410 £474 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.57% +58.13% -9.09%
10th Percentile £300 £104 £213
90th Percentile £500 £550 £396
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £425 £300
% change year-on-year -5.88% +41.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 5
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £16.66 £15.25 £16.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.25% -5.51% -2.18%
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £16.66 £15.25 £16.14
% change year-on-year +9.25% -5.51% -

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 424 195 356
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 24.30% 15.39% 18.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 103 185
Milton Keynes median daily rate £425 £420 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +14.29% +5.00%
10th Percentile £301 £263 £215
90th Percentile £525 £548 £554
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +11.84% +1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 14
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £60.00 £15.00 £15.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +300.00% -0.46% -7.49%
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £27.00 £15.00 £16.14
% change year-on-year +80.00% -7.06% -

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 November 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 20 November 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 27 (69.23%) Microsoft
2 24 (61.54%) Windows
3 22 (56.41%) ITIL
3 22 (56.41%) Security Cleared
4 18 (46.15%) Active Directory
4 18 (46.15%) Windows Server
5 17 (43.59%) Exchange Server 2010
5 17 (43.59%) Office 365
5 17 (43.59%) SC Cleared
6 15 (38.46%) PowerShell
7 14 (35.90%) VMware
7 14 (35.90%) Skype for Business
8 13 (33.33%) Change Management
8 13 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
9 12 (30.77%) SAN
9 12 (30.77%) HP
10 11 (28.21%) Microsoft Certification
10 11 (28.21%) Exchange Server 2007
10 11 (28.21%) Firewall
10 11 (28.21%) Presales
11 10 (25.64%) MCSE
11 10 (25.64%) SQL Server
12 9 (23.08%) DV Cleared
12 9 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
13 8 (20.51%) Windows Server 2012
13 8 (20.51%) Windows Server 2008
14 7 (17.95%) Hyper-V
14 7 (17.95%) Cisco
14 7 (17.95%) NetApp
14 7 (17.95%) 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 17 (43.59%) Exchange Server 2010
2 14 (35.90%) Skype for Business
3 11 (28.21%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (15.38%) SharePoint
5 5 (12.82%) Office Communications Server
5 5 (12.82%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (10.26%) IIS
7 3 (7.69%) Apache
7 3 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (2.56%) IBM Domino
8 1 (2.56%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 17 (43.59%) Office 365
2 9 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (10.26%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (10.26%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.56%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (30.77%) SAN
2 11 (28.21%) Firewall
3 3 (7.69%) NAS
4 2 (5.13%) BIG-IP
4 2 (5.13%) Skype
4 2 (5.13%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (2.56%) ADSL
5 1 (2.56%) DHCP
5 1 (2.56%) DNS
5 1 (2.56%) LAN
5 1 (2.56%) MPLS
5 1 (2.56%) Network Security
5 1 (2.56%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.56%) VLAN
5 1 (2.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (25.64%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (7.69%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (5.13%) Big Data
3 2 (5.13%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.56%) MSI
General
1 2 (5.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (43.59%) Architect
2 8 (20.51%) Infrastructure Architect
3 7 (17.95%) Technical Architect
4 5 (12.82%) Analyst
4 5 (12.82%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
4 5 (12.82%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
4 5 (12.82%) Wintel Architect
5 4 (10.26%) Messaging Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Communications Specialist
6 3 (7.69%) Messaging Specialist
6 3 (7.69%) Service Architect
6 3 (7.69%) SharePoint Specialist
6 3 (7.69%) Support Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (5.13%) Consultant
7 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
7 2 (5.13%) SharePoint Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Support Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Technical Support
8 1 (2.56%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) PKI
2 5 (12.82%) Data Centre
3 3 (7.69%) Clustering
3 3 (7.69%) Virtual Team
4 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.56%) CMDB
5 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (2.56%) Fat Client
5 1 (2.56%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (2.56%) Private Cloud
5 1 (2.56%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 24 (61.54%) Windows
2 18 (46.15%) Windows Server
3 8 (20.51%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (20.51%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (12.82%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (10.26%) Linux
5 4 (10.26%) Solaris
6 3 (7.69%) Windows Vista
7 2 (5.13%) Windows 10
7 2 (5.13%) Windows 7
8 1 (2.56%) Android
8 1 (2.56%) Apple iOS
8 1 (2.56%) CentOS
8 1 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (2.56%) SUSE
8 1 (2.56%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (56.41%) ITIL
2 13 (33.33%) Change Management
3 11 (28.21%) Presales
4 6 (15.38%) Mentoring
4 6 (15.38%) Network Design
5 5 (12.82%) Service Design
5 5 (12.82%) TOGAF
6 4 (10.26%) DevOps
6 4 (10.26%) ITIL V3
6 4 (10.26%) Migration
6 4 (10.26%) Server Virtualisation
6 4 (10.26%) Virtual Environments
7 3 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (7.69%) Capacity Management
7 3 (7.69%) Creative Thinking
7 3 (7.69%) Requirements Analysis
7 3 (7.69%) Service Management
8 2 (5.13%) Configuration Management
8 2 (5.13%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
8 2 (5.13%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 15 (38.46%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.56%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.56%) Python
2 1 (2.56%) SQL
2 1 (2.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 22 (56.41%) Security Cleared
2 17 (43.59%) SC Cleared
3 11 (28.21%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (25.64%) MCSE
5 9 (23.08%) DV Cleared
6 6 (15.38%) MCSA
7 3 (7.69%) MCITP
8 2 (5.13%) CCNA
8 2 (5.13%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (5.13%) MCP
8 2 (5.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (2.56%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (46.15%) Active Directory
2 13 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (17.95%) Hyper-V
3 7 (17.95%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (5.13%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (5.13%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (2.56%) Docker
5 1 (2.56%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (2.56%) Terminal Server
5 1 (2.56%) vCloud
5 1 (2.56%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (2.56%) VMware Server
5 1 (2.56%) XenApp
5 1 (2.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (15.38%) SCCM
2 5 (12.82%) SCOM
3 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Clustering
3 4 (10.26%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (7.69%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 2 (5.13%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (2.56%) Ansible
6 1 (2.56%) CFEngine
6 1 (2.56%) EdgeSight
6 1 (2.56%) MOM
6 1 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (2.56%) Puppet
6 1 (2.56%) SCOrch
6 1 (2.56%) SCVMM
6 1 (2.56%) Unicenter
6 1 (2.56%) vRealize
Vendors
1 27 (69.23%) Microsoft
2 14 (35.90%) VMware
3 12 (30.77%) HP
4 7 (17.95%) Cisco
4 7 (17.95%) NetApp
5 6 (15.38%) CheckPoint
5 6 (15.38%) Symantec
6 5 (12.82%) Red Hat
7 4 (10.26%) Blue Coat
7 4 (10.26%) Citrix
7 4 (10.26%) Sun
8 3 (7.69%) StorageTek
9 2 (5.13%) F5
9 2 (5.13%) ServiceNow
10 1 (2.56%) 3PAR
10 1 (2.56%) Apple
10 1 (2.56%) CA
10 1 (2.56%) Lotus
10 1 (2.56%) Nimble Storage
10 1 (2.56%) Nimsoft