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 5 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 52 32 29
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -3
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 2 4 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.62% 1.53% 5.05%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.13% 6.90% 23.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 13
Median daily rate £163 £170 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% -40.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £133 £170 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £170 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £280 £275
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £11.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.25 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-10.93% -
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
64 58 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 19.94% 22.14% 21.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 44 60
Median daily rate £313 £403 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.36% +15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £310 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £463 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £19.63 £11.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+70.65% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £20.19 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-15.77% +15.34%

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 5 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 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server
3 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
4 4 (50.00%) Citrix
4 4 (50.00%) ITIL
4 4 (50.00%) VMware
4 4 (50.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
6 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (25.00%) Cisco
6 2 (25.00%) NHS
6 2 (25.00%) MS Office
6 2 (25.00%) Windows XP
6 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (25.00%) CCNA
7 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
7 1 (12.50%) Mac OS X
7 1 (12.50%) HP
7 1 (12.50%) DHCP
7 1 (12.50%) DNS
7 1 (12.50%) SLA
7 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
7 1 (12.50%) MS Project
7 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (12.50%) Internet
7 1 (12.50%) Tivoli
7 1 (12.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (12.50%) Firewall

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 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (12.50%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Office
2 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (12.50%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) DHCP
1 1 (12.50%) DNS
1 1 (12.50%) Firewall
1 1 (12.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) IT Support
1 4 (50.00%) IT Support Technician
1 4 (50.00%) IT Technician
1 4 (50.00%) Support Technician
2 2 (25.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) IT Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) IT Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) IT Manager
3 1 (12.50%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) IT Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Server Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) NHS
2 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (25.00%) Windows XP
5 1 (12.50%) Mac OS X
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (25.00%) CCNA
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) HP Data Protector
1 1 (12.50%) Tivoli
1 1 (12.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) Citrix
2 4 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco
4 1 (12.50%) HP