The first table below looks at the demand for MS Exchange skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bridgend region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Exchange over the 3 months to 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Bridgend region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 7 - 6
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 7 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bridgend 20.59% - 8.33%
As % of the Application Platforms category 77.78% - 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate £375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £281 £265 £255
% change year-on-year
+6.03% +3.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £11.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £17.25 £17.25
% change year-on-year
-5.79% -
Application Platforms Category
Bridgend
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
9 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bridgend 26.47% 50.00% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 1
Average daily rate £350 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £333
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £15.50 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +34.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -
MS Exchange
South Wales

MS Exchange
Jobs Demand Trend in Bridgend

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Exchange across the Bridgend region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

MS Exchange Jobs Demand Trend in Bridgend

MS Exchange
Daily Rate Trend in Bridgend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS Exchange across the Bridgend region.

MS Exchange Daily Rate Trend in Bridgend

MS Exchange
Daily Rate Histogram in Bridgend

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Exchange across the Bridgend region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014.

MS Exchange Daily Rate Histogram in Bridgend

MS Exchange
Hourly Rate Trend in Bridgend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Exchange across the Bridgend region.

MS Exchange Hourly Rate Trend in Bridgend

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bridgend

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bridgend region citing MS Exchange also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MS Exchange.

1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (85.71%) Security Cleared
3 5 (71.43%) VMware
4 4 (57.14%) Windows
4 4 (57.14%) SC Cleared
4 4 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (42.86%) Hyper-V
5 3 (42.86%) XenApp
5 3 (42.86%) DV Cleared
5 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (42.86%) DHCP
5 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
5 3 (42.86%) DNS
5 3 (42.86%) Citrix
6 2 (28.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2000
6 2 (28.57%) Clustering
6 2 (28.57%) NetBackup
6 2 (28.57%) Backup Exec
6 2 (28.57%) VBScript
6 2 (28.57%) MCP
6 2 (28.57%) ARCserve
6 2 (28.57%) Symantec
6 2 (28.57%) Remedy
6 2 (28.57%) McAfee
6 2 (28.57%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (28.57%) Sophos

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Bridgend by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bridgend region citing MS Exchange also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MS Exchange. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2000
3 2 (28.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2013
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) DHCP
1 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
1 3 (42.86%) DNS
General
1 1 (14.29%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Consultant
1 4 (57.14%) Wintel Consultant
2 3 (42.86%) Wintel Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Support Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Wintel Support
3 2 (28.57%) Technical Support Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Technical Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Technical Support
3 2 (28.57%) Wintel Support Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (14.29%) Support Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Clustering
1 2 (28.57%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (14.29%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) VBScript
1 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) Security Cleared
2 4 (57.14%) SC Cleared
3 3 (42.86%) DV Cleared
4 2 (28.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (28.57%) MCP
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (42.86%) Hyper-V
2 3 (42.86%) XenApp
3 2 (28.57%) vSphere
4 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (14.29%) Terminal Services
4 1 (14.29%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) NetBackup
1 2 (28.57%) Backup Exec
1 2 (28.57%) ARCserve
1 2 (28.57%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (71.43%) VMware
3 3 (42.86%) Citrix
4 2 (28.57%) Symantec
4 2 (28.57%) Remedy
4 2 (28.57%) McAfee
4 2 (28.57%) Sophos
5 1 (14.29%) Cisco