The table below looks at the statistics for MS Exchange skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Exchange over the 3 months to 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 59 36 34
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -2
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 7 28 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.30% 4.39% 2.31%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.36% 23.33% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 20 6
Average daily rate
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£170 £363 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-53.10% -5.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £265 £275 £290
% change year-on-year
-3.63% -5.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £15.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+20.63% -10.00%
MS Exchange
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 South Wales region.

Application Platforms Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
110 120 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 20.37% 18.81% 15.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 83 38
Average daily rate £425 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £185 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 2
Average hourly rate £21.00 £25.00 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.00% +44.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+20.58% -10.52%

MS Exchange
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

MS Exchange Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

MS Exchange
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

MS Exchange Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

MS Exchange
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

MS Exchange Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

MS Exchange
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Exchange within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff 0 4 £170 -35.84% 3
Newport - 1 - - 3
Torfaen - 1 £110 -
Rhondda Cynon Taff - 1 - -
MS Exchange
Wales

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 (84.21%) Windows
2 15 (78.95%) Microsoft
3 13 (68.42%) Active Directory
4 12 (63.16%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (47.37%) Citrix
6 8 (42.11%) VMware
7 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (26.32%) Hyper-V
8 5 (26.32%) XenApp
8 5 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2000
8 5 (26.32%) SCCM
8 5 (26.32%) SC Cleared
8 5 (26.32%) Security Cleared
8 5 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (26.32%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (26.32%) DNS
8 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
9 4 (21.05%) Windows XP
9 4 (21.05%) ITIL
9 4 (21.05%) Terminal Services
9 4 (21.05%) Symantec
9 4 (21.05%) Norton AntiVirus
9 4 (21.05%) Blackberry
9 4 (21.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 4 (21.05%) VMware ESX
9 4 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (21.05%) Windows 7
9 4 (21.05%) Lync
9 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 12 (63.16%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2000
3 4 (21.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (21.05%) Lync
4 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
6 1 (5.26%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (5.26%) CMS
6 1 (5.26%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (10.53%) Office 365
2 1 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) DNS
2 3 (15.79%) DHCP
2 3 (15.79%) SAN
3 2 (10.53%) Internet
4 1 (5.26%) Unified Communications
4 1 (5.26%) Network Security
4 1 (5.26%) Firewall
4 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
4 1 (5.26%) LAN
4 1 (5.26%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.26%) Subversion
General
1 2 (10.53%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Support Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Wintel Consultant
2 3 (15.79%) Change Consultant
2 3 (15.79%) Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) IT Support
3 2 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) IT Support Technician
4 1 (5.26%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Desktop Support
4 1 (5.26%) Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Network Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Support Technician
4 1 (5.26%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) .NET
1 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Blackberry
2 3 (15.79%) Clustering
3 2 (10.53%) Visualisation
4 1 (5.26%) Data Structures
4 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
4 1 (5.26%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (5.26%) CCTV
4 1 (5.26%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 16 (84.21%) Windows
2 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (21.05%) Windows XP
4 4 (21.05%) Windows 7
4 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (10.53%) Linux
5 2 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (5.26%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (5.26%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (21.05%) ITIL
3 2 (10.53%) Migration
4 1 (5.26%) Business Transformation
4 1 (5.26%) Change Control
4 1 (5.26%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (5.26%) Email Management
4 1 (5.26%) SDLC
4 1 (5.26%) BDD
4 1 (5.26%) Release Management
4 1 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (5.26%) Data Protection
4 1 (5.26%) Automated Testing
4 1 (5.26%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (5.26%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (5.26%) Scrum
4 1 (5.26%) Workflow
4 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.26%) TDD
4 1 (5.26%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) PowerShell
2 2 (10.53%) SQL
3 1 (5.26%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) SC Cleared
1 5 (26.32%) Security Cleared
2 3 (15.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (15.79%) MCP
3 2 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (10.53%) CCNA
4 1 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (5.26%) CCNP
System Software
1 13 (68.42%) Active Directory
2 5 (26.32%) Hyper-V
2 5 (26.32%) XenApp
2 5 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (21.05%) Terminal Services
3 4 (21.05%) VMware ESX
4 1 (5.26%) Sendmail
4 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (5.26%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (5.26%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 5 (26.32%) SCCM
2 4 (21.05%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (5.26%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (5.26%) SCOM
3 1 (5.26%) WSUS
3 1 (5.26%) NetBackup
3 1 (5.26%) Backup Exec
3 1 (5.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (5.26%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 15 (78.95%) Microsoft
2 9 (47.37%) Citrix
3 8 (42.11%) VMware
4 4 (21.05%) Symantec
5 2 (10.53%) Red Hat
5 2 (10.53%) Cisco
5 2 (10.53%) McAfee
6 1 (5.26%) Trend Micro
6 1 (5.26%) Sitecore
6 1 (5.26%) HP
6 1 (5.26%) Lotus