The table below looks at the statistics for MS Exchange skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Exchange over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 48 43 29
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -14
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 8 6 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.80% 1.59% 3.61%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.99% 8.82% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 6
Average daily rate
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£200 £408 £203
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-50.92% +101.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £147 £402 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £414 £253
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
- +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £14.75 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +9.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.00
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Cardiff region.

Application Platforms Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
89 68 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 20.00% 18.04% 18.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 44 30
Average daily rate £400 £349 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.69% +26.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £207 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £438 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Average hourly rate £9.00 £16.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.75% +18.51%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -7.89%

MS Exchange
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

MS Exchange Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

MS Exchange
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

MS Exchange Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

MS Exchange
Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Exchange across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

MS Exchange Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

MS Exchange
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

MS Exchange Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 7 (58.33%) Windows
2 7 (58.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
5 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (33.33%) Lync
5 4 (33.33%) Citrix
5 4 (33.33%) Migration
5 4 (33.33%) VMware
6 3 (25.00%) Windows XP
6 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
7 2 (16.67%) SCOM
7 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
7 2 (16.67%) DNS
7 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
7 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
7 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
8 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
8 1 (8.33%) Back Office
8 1 (8.33%) Finance
8 1 (8.33%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
8 1 (8.33%) Symantec
8 1 (8.33%) Project Management
8 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (8.33%) SAN

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 7 (58.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (33.33%) Lync
3 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) DNS
2 1 (8.33%) SAN
2 1 (8.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (8.33%) Back Office
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Exchange Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) Exchange Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) Messaging Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) PMO Lead
3 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) IT Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Server Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (25.00%) Windows XP
5 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
5 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (8.33%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
2 1 (8.33%) Change Control
2 1 (8.33%) ITIL
2 1 (8.33%) Project Management
2 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) CCNA
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (8.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) SCOM
2 1 (8.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (33.33%) Citrix
2 4 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (8.33%) Veeam
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco
3 1 (8.33%) Novell
3 1 (8.33%) Symantec
3 1 (8.33%) HP