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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Exchange over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 55 62 71
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +9
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 7 21 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.12% 2.43% 0.77%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.29% 9.72% 4.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 12 1
Median daily rate £375 £350 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -15.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £300 £289
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 2
Median hourly rate £13.50 £21.00 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.71% +42.37%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -4.47%
MS Exchange
UK

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
68 216 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 10.88% 25.03% 18.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 149 78
Median daily rate £400 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £325 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £581 £460 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 6
Median hourly rate £13.50 £21.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.71% +31.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.85 £11.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £38.20 £59.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+23.59% +27.14%

MS Exchange
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wales region citing MS Exchange as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Exchange within the Wales region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +10 6 £375 +7.14% 1
West Wales - 1 - -
MS Exchange
UK

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing MS Exchange also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Wales region with a requirement for MS Exchange.

1 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (76.47%) Microsoft
2 13 (76.47%) Active Directory
3 10 (58.82%) VMware
3 10 (58.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (52.94%) DNS
4 9 (52.94%) DHCP
5 8 (47.06%) Citrix
6 7 (41.18%) Windows Server
7 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (35.29%) Clustering
7 6 (35.29%) Backup Exec
7 6 (35.29%) Firewall
8 5 (29.41%) TCP/IP
8 5 (29.41%) LAN
8 5 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (29.41%) XenApp
9 4 (23.53%) Hyper-V
9 4 (23.53%) SC Cleared
9 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
9 4 (23.53%) HP
9 4 (23.53%) Migration
10 3 (17.65%) SAN
10 3 (17.65%) Dell
10 3 (17.65%) arcserve
10 3 (17.65%) Symantec
10 3 (17.65%) Intel Security
10 3 (17.65%) Norton AntiVirus
10 3 (17.65%) WAN

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (17.65%) Skype for Business
3 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (5.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2000
4 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (5.88%) IIS
4 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Office
2 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Office 365
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (52.94%) DHCP
1 9 (52.94%) DNS
2 6 (35.29%) Firewall
3 5 (29.41%) LAN
3 5 (29.41%) TCP/IP
4 3 (17.65%) SAN
4 3 (17.65%) WAN
5 2 (11.76%) VoIP
5 2 (11.76%) VPN
6 1 (5.88%) NetScaler
6 1 (5.88%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (5.88%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (17.65%) 2nd Line Support
1 3 (17.65%) Server Engineer
1 3 (17.65%) Support Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Administrator
2 2 (11.76%) Architect
2 2 (11.76%) Consultant
2 2 (11.76%) Deskside Support
2 2 (11.76%) IT Support
2 2 (11.76%) IT Technician
2 2 (11.76%) Technical Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Technical Support
2 2 (11.76%) Technical Support Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Wintel Consultant
2 2 (11.76%) Wintel Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Wintel Support
2 2 (11.76%) Wintel Support Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) 1st Line Support Technician
3 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Service Desk Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Clustering
2 1 (5.88%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (58.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (41.18%) Windows Server
4 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (17.65%) Windows 7
7 2 (11.76%) Windows XP
8 1 (5.88%) Android
8 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Migration
2 3 (17.65%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (11.76%) Incident Management
3 2 (11.76%) Office Automation
3 2 (11.76%) SDLC
3 2 (11.76%) Web Filtering
4 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.88%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
1 1 (5.88%) SQL
1 1 (5.88%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) SC Cleared
1 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.76%) MCSE
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.88%) MCP
3 1 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 13 (76.47%) Active Directory
2 5 (29.41%) XenApp
3 4 (23.53%) Hyper-V
4 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (17.65%) XenDesktop
5 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (11.76%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (5.88%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (5.88%) Terminal Services
6 1 (5.88%) VMware ESX
6 1 (5.88%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (35.29%) Backup Exec
2 3 (17.65%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (11.76%) SCOM
4 1 (5.88%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (5.88%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 13 (76.47%) Microsoft
2 10 (58.82%) VMware
3 8 (47.06%) Citrix
4 4 (23.53%) HP
5 3 (17.65%) arcserve
5 3 (17.65%) Dell
5 3 (17.65%) Intel Security
5 3 (17.65%) Symantec
6 2 (11.76%) IBM
6 2 (11.76%) Trend Micro
7 1 (5.88%) Cisco
7 1 (5.88%) EqualLogic
7 1 (5.88%) Remedy
7 1 (5.88%) Sophos