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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 55 36 29
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -7
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 3 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.69% 1.69% 1.90%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.00% 8.77% 13.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 5
Average daily rate £140 £150 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £136 £135 £154
10% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £315 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
- +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+1.58% +1.61%
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
75 57 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 17.36% 19.26% 14.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 41 24
Average daily rate £333 £363 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.27% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £179 £161
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £438 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £90.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

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
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 14 February 2016, 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 16 (94.12%) Active Directory
2 11 (64.71%) Microsoft
2 11 (64.71%) Skype for Business
2 11 (64.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (58.82%) Kalman Filter
3 10 (58.82%) Exchange Server 2013
3 10 (58.82%) DNS
4 9 (52.94%) SMTP
5 7 (41.18%) Windows Server
5 7 (41.18%) Windows
6 5 (29.41%) Performance Management
6 5 (29.41%) ITIL
7 4 (23.53%) Client/Server
7 4 (23.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 3 (17.65%) VMware
8 3 (17.65%) Citrix
8 3 (17.65%) NHS
9 2 (11.76%) MS Office
9 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (11.76%) Windows 7
10 1 (5.88%) HP Data Protector
10 1 (5.88%) Windows Vista
10 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
10 1 (5.88%) Disclosure Scotland
10 1 (5.88%) SQL
10 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
10 1 (5.88%) MS Project
10 1 (5.88%) Windows XP

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 11 (64.71%) Exchange Server 2010
1 11 (64.71%) Skype for Business
2 10 (58.82%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Office
2 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.88%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 10 (58.82%) DNS
2 9 (52.94%) SMTP
3 1 (5.88%) Firewall
3 1 (5.88%) Internet
3 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Support Engineer
2 8 (47.06%) Exchange Engineer
2 8 (47.06%) Exchange Support
3 7 (41.18%) Active Directory Engineer
3 7 (41.18%) Active Directory Support
3 7 (41.18%) Active Directory Support Engineer
4 6 (35.29%) Microsoft Engineer
5 4 (23.53%) IT Support
5 4 (23.53%) IT Support Technician
5 4 (23.53%) IT Technician
5 4 (23.53%) Support Technician
6 2 (11.76%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 2 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (11.76%) Applications Support
7 1 (5.88%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 1 (5.88%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (5.88%) Applications Engineer
7 1 (5.88%) IT Analyst
7 1 (5.88%) IT Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Client/Server
2 3 (17.65%) NHS
3 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (41.18%) Windows
1 7 (41.18%) Windows Server
2 2 (11.76%) Windows 7
2 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.88%) Mac OS X
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Vista
3 1 (5.88%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) Kalman Filter
2 5 (29.41%) ITIL
2 5 (29.41%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (5.88%) CCNA
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 16 (94.12%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) HP Data Protector
1 1 (5.88%) Tivoli
1 1 (5.88%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 11 (64.71%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) Citrix
2 3 (17.65%) VMware
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco
3 1 (5.88%) HP
3 1 (5.88%) Sophos
3 1 (5.88%) Symantec