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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 43 33 33
Rank change year-on-year
-10 0
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 7 18 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.56% 3.36% 2.71%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.54% 19.57% 11.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 14 4
Average daily rate
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£150 £288 £194
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-47.82% +48.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £175 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £418 £337
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £270
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +1.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £21.00 - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -8.57%
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
82 92 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 18.26% 17.20% 23.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 59 31
Average daily rate £400 £356 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.28% +1.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £175 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 7
Average hourly rate £21.00 £25.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.00% +61.29%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -7.89%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Exchange across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

MS Exchange Daily Rate Histogram 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 27 March 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 -4 4 £150 -47.82% 2
Newport - 3 - - 1
Glamorgan - - - -
Torfaen - - - -
Rhondda Cynon Taff - - - - 1
Bridgend - - - -
Caerphilly - - - - 1
MS Exchange
Wales

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (70.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (65.00%) Windows
4 11 (55.00%) Active Directory
5 7 (35.00%) Citrix
6 6 (30.00%) VMware
6 6 (30.00%) Lync
6 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (30.00%) Hyper-V
7 5 (25.00%) SC Cleared
7 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
7 5 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2000
7 5 (25.00%) XenApp
7 5 (25.00%) VMware ESX
7 5 (25.00%) Blackberry
7 5 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 5 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (20.00%) Terminal Services
8 4 (20.00%) Symantec
8 4 (20.00%) DNS
8 4 (20.00%) SharePoint
8 4 (20.00%) Norton AntiVirus
8 4 (20.00%) Migration
8 4 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (20.00%) SCCM

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 14 (70.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (30.00%) Lync
3 5 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 5 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2000
4 4 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (20.00%) SharePoint
4 4 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (10.00%) IIS
5 2 (10.00%) CMS
5 2 (10.00%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (10.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) SaaS
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) DNS
2 3 (15.00%) LAN
2 3 (15.00%) WAN
3 2 (10.00%) DHCP
3 2 (10.00%) Internet
4 1 (5.00%) MPLS
4 1 (5.00%) DSL
4 1 (5.00%) Firewall
4 1 (5.00%) Unified Communications
4 1 (5.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Subversion
1 2 (10.00%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (5.00%) Back Office
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
1 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Consultant
2 3 (15.00%) Change Consultant
2 3 (15.00%) Wintel Consultant
3 2 (10.00%) Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Exchange Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Programme Office Support
4 1 (5.00%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) IT Support
4 1 (5.00%) Wintel Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Network Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Support Technician
4 1 (5.00%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Desktop Support
4 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Migration Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) .NET
1 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Blackberry
2 3 (15.00%) Clustering
3 2 (10.00%) Visualisation
3 2 (10.00%) Data Structures
4 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.00%) CCTV
4 1 (5.00%) Statistics
4 1 (5.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 13 (65.00%) Windows
2 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (10.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (10.00%) Linux
6 1 (5.00%) Windows XP
6 1 (5.00%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (5.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (20.00%) Migration
3 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (15.00%) Workflow
3 3 (15.00%) CRM
3 3 (15.00%) Knowledge Management
3 3 (15.00%) Document Management
4 2 (10.00%) Automated Testing
4 2 (10.00%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (10.00%) Release Management
4 2 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (10.00%) Data Protection
4 2 (10.00%) BDD
4 2 (10.00%) Change Control
4 2 (10.00%) ITIL
4 2 (10.00%) TDD
4 2 (10.00%) Scrum
5 1 (5.00%) Programme Management
5 1 (5.00%) Asset Management
5 1 (5.00%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) SQL
1 3 (15.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (10.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (15.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (15.00%) MCP
3 1 (5.00%) CCNP
3 1 (5.00%) CCNA
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 11 (55.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (30.00%) Hyper-V
3 5 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (25.00%) XenApp
3 5 (25.00%) VMware ESX
4 4 (20.00%) Terminal Services
5 1 (5.00%) ISA Server
5 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (5.00%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 4 (20.00%) SCCM
2 1 (5.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (5.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (5.00%) ARCserve
2 1 (5.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (5.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (5.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (35.00%) Citrix
3 6 (30.00%) VMware
4 4 (20.00%) Symantec
5 2 (10.00%) McAfee
5 2 (10.00%) Cisco
5 2 (10.00%) Red Hat
5 2 (10.00%) Sitecore
6 1 (5.00%) Trend Micro
6 1 (5.00%) LANDesk
6 1 (5.00%) NetApp
6 1 (5.00%) Lotus