The table below looks at the statistics for MS Exchange skills in IT contracts advertised for the 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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 62 59 33
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -26
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 18 9 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.96% 1.27% 3.81%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.68% 6.43% 24.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 11
Average daily rate
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£288 £300 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.16% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £165 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £411 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
- +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 1
Average hourly rate £21.00 £14.75 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.37% +9.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.32 £15.87 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.86% -2.36%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Application Platforms Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
186 140 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 20.26% 19.83% 15.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 81 52
Average daily rate £384 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.64% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £201 £147
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 2
Average hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +29.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -9.32%

MS Exchange
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

MS Exchange Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

MS Exchange
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

MS Exchange Daily Rate Trend in Wales

MS Exchange
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Exchange across the Wales region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

MS Exchange Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

MS Exchange
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

MS Exchange Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

MS Exchange
Contract Job Locations in 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 Wales region over the 3 months to 1 September 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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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
South Wales -6 17 £225 -25.00% 7
West Wales - 1 £360 -
MS Exchange
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MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 23 (82.14%) Windows
2 21 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 14 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 14 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (35.71%) Exchange Server 2013
5 9 (32.14%) VMware
6 8 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (28.57%) PowerShell
7 7 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
7 7 (25.00%) Windows 7
7 7 (25.00%) Migration
7 7 (25.00%) Citrix
7 7 (25.00%) ITIL
8 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (17.86%) Back Office
9 5 (17.86%) SC Cleared
9 5 (17.86%) Security Cleared
9 5 (17.86%) DNS
9 5 (17.86%) Cisco
9 5 (17.86%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (17.86%) CCNA
10 4 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
10 4 (14.29%) CCNP
10 4 (14.29%) ISA Server
10 4 (14.29%) Windows XP
10 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
10 4 (14.29%) Windows 2000 Server
10 4 (14.29%) CCTV
10 4 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2000
10 4 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 10 (35.71%) Exchange Server 2013
2 7 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2000
3 4 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (14.29%) Lync
4 3 (10.71%) IBM Notes
4 3 (10.71%) Lotus Domino
5 2 (7.14%) SharePoint
6 1 (3.57%) GroupWise
Applications
1 3 (10.71%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.14%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.29%) Office 365
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.86%) DNS
2 3 (10.71%) SMTP
3 2 (7.14%) SAN
4 1 (3.57%) Network Security
4 1 (3.57%) DHCP
4 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 5 (17.86%) Back Office
2 1 (3.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (14.29%) Network Engineer
2 3 (10.71%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (10.71%) Support Engineer
2 3 (10.71%) Exchange Specialist
2 3 (10.71%) Implementation Specialist
2 3 (10.71%) Exchange Engineer
3 2 (7.14%) IT Support
3 2 (7.14%) Wintel Systems Engineer
3 2 (7.14%) Exchange Consultant
3 2 (7.14%) Consultant
3 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Consultant
3 2 (7.14%) Messaging Engineer
3 2 (7.14%) Wintel Engineer
3 2 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (7.14%) Technical Engineer
3 2 (7.14%) Support Technician
4 1 (3.57%) Support Analyst
4 1 (3.57%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) 1st Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) CCTV
2 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.14%) Clustering
3 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.57%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 23 (82.14%) Windows
2 14 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (25.00%) Windows 7
5 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (14.29%) Windows 2000 Server
6 4 (14.29%) Windows XP
7 1 (3.57%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.00%) ITIL
1 7 (25.00%) Migration
2 2 (7.14%) Network Design
3 1 (3.57%) Change Control
3 1 (3.57%) Programme Management
3 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2
3 1 (3.57%) PRINCE
3 1 (3.57%) Project Management
3 1 (3.57%) Service Management
3 1 (3.57%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 8 (28.57%) PowerShell
2 3 (10.71%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (17.86%) CCNA
1 5 (17.86%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (17.86%) SC Cleared
1 5 (17.86%) Security Cleared
2 4 (14.29%) CCNP
3 1 (3.57%) MCP
3 1 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (3.57%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 14 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (14.29%) ISA Server
2 4 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (7.14%) VMware ESX
3 2 (7.14%) Firmware
3 2 (7.14%) Terminal Services
4 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.57%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (14.29%) SCCM
2 2 (7.14%) SCOM
2 2 (7.14%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 2 (7.14%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (3.57%) ARCserve
3 1 (3.57%) ZENworks
3 1 (3.57%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 21 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (32.14%) VMware
3 7 (25.00%) Citrix
4 5 (17.86%) Cisco
5 3 (10.71%) AppSense
5 3 (10.71%) Lotus
5 3 (10.71%) Symantec
5 3 (10.71%) Clearswift
6 2 (7.14%) Oracle
6 2 (7.14%) IBM
6 2 (7.14%) NetApp
6 2 (7.14%) Novell
6 2 (7.14%) Veritas
7 1 (3.57%) BMC
7 1 (3.57%) HP
7 1 (3.57%) Veeam