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 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 55 34 34
Rank change year-on-year
-21 0
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 6 12 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.03% 2.75% 1.74%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.41% 17.91% 8.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 10 5
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£415 £213 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+95.29% -29.16%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £310
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £14.75 - £17.25
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 - £15.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 - £19.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.32 £15.50 £15.63
% change year-on-year
+5.29% -0.80%
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
111 67 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 18.97% 15.37% 19.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 45 50
Average daily rate £375 £255 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.05% -29.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £188 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £398 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £335 £335
% change year-on-year
+5.97% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 3
Average hourly rate £16.00 £13.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -6.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £12.10 £14.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.50 £13.50 £18.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.52 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-5.48% -2.55%

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 18 September 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 -15 5 £415 +88.63% 2
Bridgend - 1 - -
Caerphilly - - - -
MS Exchange
Wales

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 25 (86.21%) Microsoft
2 20 (68.97%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (51.72%) Windows
4 13 (44.83%) Active Directory
5 12 (41.38%) SharePoint
5 12 (41.38%) VMware
6 11 (37.93%) Lync
7 10 (34.48%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (27.59%) Security Cleared
8 8 (27.59%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (27.59%) Citrix
9 7 (24.14%) CRM
9 7 (24.14%) Workflow
9 7 (24.14%) SC Cleared
9 7 (24.14%) SaaS
9 7 (24.14%) Document Management
9 7 (24.14%) Knowledge Management
9 7 (24.14%) Dynamics CRM
9 7 (24.14%) Exchange Server 2003
10 6 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (20.69%) MS Office
11 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
11 5 (17.24%) SQL
11 5 (17.24%) VBScript
11 5 (17.24%) SAN
11 5 (17.24%) Windows 7
11 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Azure
12 4 (13.79%) XenApp
12 4 (13.79%) vSphere
12 4 (13.79%) DV Cleared

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 20 (68.97%) Exchange Server 2010
2 12 (41.38%) SharePoint
3 11 (37.93%) Lync
4 7 (24.14%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (13.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (10.34%) CMS
6 3 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2000
6 3 (10.34%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (20.69%) MS Office
2 4 (13.79%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (24.14%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (24.14%) SaaS
2 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (10.34%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.24%) SAN
2 4 (13.79%) LAN
2 4 (13.79%) WAN
2 4 (13.79%) TCP/IP
3 2 (6.90%) DNS
3 2 (6.90%) DHCP
3 2 (6.90%) VoIP
4 1 (3.45%) MPLS
4 1 (3.45%) DSL
4 1 (3.45%) Firewall
4 1 (3.45%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (3.45%) Cognos Impromptu
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.45%) Subversion
2 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
1 1 (3.45%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 6 (20.69%) Analyst
2 5 (17.24%) Support Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) 3rd Line Support
3 4 (13.79%) Technical Support Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Technical Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Wintel Support
3 4 (13.79%) Consultant
3 4 (13.79%) Business Analyst
3 4 (13.79%) Technical Support
3 4 (13.79%) Wintel Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Wintel Consultant
4 3 (10.34%) Lead Business Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Development Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Wintel Support Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) 3rd Line Technical Support
5 2 (6.90%) Support Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) .NET
1 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Blackberry
2 3 (10.34%) GIS
2 3 (10.34%) Management Information System
2 3 (10.34%) Clustering
3 2 (6.90%) Fat Client
3 2 (6.90%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 15 (51.72%) Windows
2 10 (34.48%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (27.59%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (17.24%) Windows 7
5 4 (13.79%) Windows XP
5 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (10.34%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (24.14%) CRM
1 7 (24.14%) Workflow
1 7 (24.14%) Document Management
1 7 (24.14%) Knowledge Management
2 6 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (13.79%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (13.79%) Change Control
4 3 (10.34%) BDD
4 3 (10.34%) Automated Testing
4 3 (10.34%) Test Scripting
4 3 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (10.34%) TDD
4 3 (10.34%) Migration
4 3 (10.34%) Scrum
5 2 (6.90%) Programme Management
5 2 (6.90%) ITIL
5 2 (6.90%) PRINCE2
5 2 (6.90%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (3.45%) Data Protection
6 1 (3.45%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.24%) SQL
1 5 (17.24%) VBScript
2 2 (6.90%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.45%) C#
3 1 (3.45%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (27.59%) Security Cleared
2 7 (24.14%) SC Cleared
3 4 (13.79%) DV Cleared
4 3 (10.34%) MCP
4 3 (10.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (3.45%) MCITP
5 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (3.45%) MCSE
5 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 13 (44.83%) Active Directory
2 4 (13.79%) Terminal Services
2 4 (13.79%) Hyper-V
2 4 (13.79%) XenApp
2 4 (13.79%) vSphere
3 2 (6.90%) XenDesktop
4 1 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (3.45%) VMware ESX
4 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (3.45%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (13.79%) ARCserve
2 3 (10.34%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (10.34%) NetBackup
2 3 (10.34%) Backup Exec
3 1 (3.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 25 (86.21%) Microsoft
2 12 (41.38%) VMware
3 8 (27.59%) Citrix
4 4 (13.79%) Mitel
5 3 (10.34%) Sitecore
5 3 (10.34%) Symantec
6 2 (6.90%) Remedy
6 2 (6.90%) McAfee
6 2 (6.90%) Sophos
6 2 (6.90%) HP
6 2 (6.90%) Dell
6 2 (6.90%) Intel
6 2 (6.90%) Cisco
6 2 (6.90%) LANDesk
6 2 (6.90%) ProCurve
7 1 (3.45%) Cognos