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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Exchange over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 40 37 35
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -2
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 3 4 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.07% 1.40% 3.75%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.00% 7.27% 20.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 9
Median daily rate £163 £170 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% -35.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £133 £170 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £170 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £305 £265 £275
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -3.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £11.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £19.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-21.05% +18.75%
MS Exchange
South Wales

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
60 55 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 21.35% 19.23% 18.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 45 52
Median daily rate £345 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.82% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £246 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £463 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.54% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £19.63 £11.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+70.65% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £21.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +23.52%

MS Exchange
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cardiff region citing MS Exchange as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 31 May 2016, 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for MS Exchange.

1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (83.33%) VMware
3 4 (66.67%) Citrix
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
4 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (33.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
4 2 (33.33%) Firewall
4 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
4 2 (33.33%) CCNA
4 2 (33.33%) ITIL
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco
5 1 (16.67%) HP
5 1 (16.67%) Clustering
5 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (16.67%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (16.67%) LAN
5 1 (16.67%) VoIP
5 1 (16.67%) WAN
5 1 (16.67%) DHCP
5 1 (16.67%) DNS

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff 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 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (16.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) DHCP
2 1 (16.67%) DNS
2 1 (16.67%) Internet
2 1 (16.67%) LAN
2 1 (16.67%) VoIP
2 1 (16.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
1 2 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) IT Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) IT Manager
2 1 (16.67%) IT Support
2 1 (16.67%) IT Support Technician
2 1 (16.67%) IT Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) IT Technician
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Server Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Support Technician
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) Clustering
2 1 (16.67%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
4 1 (16.67%) Mac OS X
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) CCNA
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (16.67%) MCSE
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) HP Data Protector
1 1 (16.67%) Tivoli
1 1 (16.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) VMware
3 4 (66.67%) Citrix
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco
5 1 (16.67%) HP