The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the South Wales region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 49 36 40
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +4
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 12 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.99% 2.56% 0.93%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.65% 16.42% 5.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 3
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£200 £394 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-49.20% +21.15%
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £288 £311
% change year-on-year
- -7.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £14.75 £13.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.25% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-11.46% -6.89%
Application Platforms Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
103 67 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 17.05% 15.62% 17.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 43 45
Average daily rate £325 £325 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -25.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £143 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 1
Average hourly rate £16.00 £13.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.36% -5.00%
MS Exchange
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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 30 July 2014.

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 30 July 2014. 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 -9 7 £400 +220.00% 3
Bridgend - 1 - -
Caerphilly - - - - 1
Newport - - - -
MS Exchange
Wales

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 37 (88.10%) Microsoft
2 27 (64.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 20 (47.62%) Windows
4 18 (42.86%) VMware
5 17 (40.48%) Active Directory
6 15 (35.71%) SharePoint
7 13 (30.95%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (30.95%) Lync
8 12 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2003
8 12 (28.57%) Citrix
8 12 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
9 11 (26.19%) CRM
9 11 (26.19%) Dynamics CRM
9 11 (26.19%) Security Cleared
10 10 (23.81%) Document Management
11 9 (21.43%) Knowledge Management
11 9 (21.43%) Workflow
11 9 (21.43%) SC Cleared
11 9 (21.43%) TCP/IP
11 9 (21.43%) SQL Server
11 9 (21.43%) SAN
11 9 (21.43%) SaaS
12 8 (19.05%) Terminal Services
12 8 (19.05%) MS Office
12 8 (19.05%) SQL
13 7 (16.67%) MS Excel
13 7 (16.67%) ARCserve
13 7 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
14 6 (14.29%) CMS
14 6 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 27 (64.29%) Exchange Server 2010
2 15 (35.71%) SharePoint
3 13 (30.95%) Lync
4 12 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2003
5 6 (14.29%) CMS
5 6 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (11.90%) Sitecore CMS
7 3 (7.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2000
8 2 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (2.38%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (19.05%) MS Office
2 7 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (26.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (7.14%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (21.43%) SaaS
2 7 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (21.43%) TCP/IP
1 9 (21.43%) SAN
2 6 (14.29%) LAN
2 6 (14.29%) WAN
3 4 (9.52%) DHCP
3 4 (9.52%) DNS
4 2 (4.76%) VoIP
5 1 (2.38%) VPN
5 1 (2.38%) L2TP
5 1 (2.38%) Firewall
5 1 (2.38%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (2.38%) iSCSI
5 1 (2.38%) NAS
5 1 (2.38%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.52%) Crystal Reports
2 4 (9.52%) Cognos Impromptu
3 1 (2.38%) EDRMS
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (7.14%) LoadRunner
1 3 (7.14%) Subversion
1 3 (7.14%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (4.76%) Local Government
2 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (16.67%) Analyst
1 7 (16.67%) Technical Engineer
2 6 (14.29%) Wintel Consultant
2 6 (14.29%) Wintel Engineer
2 6 (14.29%) Consultant
2 6 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 5 (11.90%) 3rd Line Support
4 4 (9.52%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 4 (9.52%) Wintel Support
4 4 (9.52%) Technical Support Engineer
4 4 (9.52%) Technical Support
4 4 (9.52%) Business Analyst
5 3 (7.14%) Lead Business Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) 3rd Line Technical Support
6 2 (4.76%) Development Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) Wintel Support Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Performance Test Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) Performance Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) Project Manager
6 2 (4.76%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.52%) .NET
1 4 (9.52%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.38%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.29%) Fat Client
1 6 (14.29%) Thin Client
2 4 (9.52%) Clustering
3 3 (7.14%) Blackberry
3 3 (7.14%) GIS
3 3 (7.14%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.38%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 20 (47.62%) Windows
2 13 (30.95%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (11.90%) Windows 7
5 4 (9.52%) Windows XP
6 3 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (4.76%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (26.19%) CRM
2 10 (23.81%) Document Management
3 9 (21.43%) Knowledge Management
3 9 (21.43%) Workflow
4 6 (14.29%) Test Scripting
5 5 (11.90%) PRINCE2
5 5 (11.90%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (11.90%) Release Management
5 5 (11.90%) Scrum
5 5 (11.90%) Migration
5 5 (11.90%) TDD
5 5 (11.90%) Automated Testing
5 5 (11.90%) Systems Analysis
5 5 (11.90%) BDD
6 4 (9.52%) Change Control
6 4 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (9.52%) ITIL
7 3 (7.14%) ERP
7 3 (7.14%) Service Delivery
7 3 (7.14%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (19.05%) SQL
2 5 (11.90%) VBScript
3 3 (7.14%) C#
4 2 (4.76%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.38%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (26.19%) Security Cleared
2 9 (21.43%) SC Cleared
3 5 (11.90%) DV Cleared
4 3 (7.14%) MCP
4 3 (7.14%) ISEB
4 3 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (7.14%) ISTQB
5 1 (2.38%) MCSE
5 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (2.38%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (40.48%) Active Directory
2 8 (19.05%) Terminal Services
3 5 (11.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (11.90%) Hyper-V
4 4 (9.52%) XenApp
4 4 (9.52%) vSphere
5 3 (7.14%) VMware ESX
6 2 (4.76%) XenDesktop
7 1 (2.38%) MetaFrame
7 1 (2.38%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (2.38%) DFS Replication
7 1 (2.38%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (2.38%) UAG
Systems Management
1 7 (16.67%) ARCserve
2 4 (9.52%) NetBackup
3 3 (7.14%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (7.14%) Backup Exec
3 3 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (4.76%) SCCM
5 1 (2.38%) MOM
Vendors
1 37 (88.10%) Microsoft
2 18 (42.86%) VMware
3 12 (28.57%) Citrix
4 5 (11.90%) Intel
4 5 (11.90%) Sitecore
5 4 (9.52%) Mitel
5 4 (9.52%) Cognos
5 4 (9.52%) Cisco
6 3 (7.14%) SAP
6 3 (7.14%) Dell
6 3 (7.14%) Symantec
6 3 (7.14%) LANDesk
7 2 (4.76%) ProCurve
7 2 (4.76%) Sophos
7 2 (4.76%) Remedy
7 2 (4.76%) McAfee
7 2 (4.76%) HP
8 1 (2.38%) NetApp