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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 66 54 48
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -6
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 5 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.78% 1.60% 0.79%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.10% 9.17% 5.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 4
Average daily rate £140 £375 £168
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-62.66% +123.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £136 £145 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £460 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
- +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
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
122 120 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 19.12% 17.42% 14.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 67 42
Average daily rate £363 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £225 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £450 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £41.00 £11.00 £90.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+272.72% -87.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

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
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 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
South Wales -15 4 £140 -62.66% 4
West Wales - 1 - -
MS Exchange
UK

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 21 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 17 (70.83%) Microsoft
3 14 (58.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 13 (54.17%) Skype for Business
5 12 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 12 (50.00%) DNS
6 11 (45.83%) SMTP
6 11 (45.83%) Kalman Filter
7 10 (41.67%) Windows
8 9 (37.50%) Windows Server
9 6 (25.00%) Performance Management
9 6 (25.00%) ITIL
10 5 (20.83%) Client/Server
11 4 (16.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 4 (16.67%) VMware
12 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
12 3 (12.50%) MS Office
12 3 (12.50%) Cisco
12 3 (12.50%) Citrix
12 3 (12.50%) NHS
13 2 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
13 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
13 2 (8.33%) MCSA
13 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
13 2 (8.33%) HP
13 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (8.33%) CCNA
13 2 (8.33%) Windows 7
13 2 (8.33%) Disclosure Scotland
14 1 (4.17%) Data Centre

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 14 (58.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 13 (54.17%) Skype for Business
3 12 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2000
4 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (4.17%) Moodle
4 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 3 (12.50%) MS Office
2 1 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (4.17%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Google Apps
1 1 (4.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (50.00%) DNS
2 11 (45.83%) SMTP
3 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.17%) Firewall
4 1 (4.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) MySQL
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (4.17%) Back Office
1 1 (4.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (58.33%) Support Engineer
2 10 (41.67%) Exchange Engineer
2 10 (41.67%) Exchange Support
3 9 (37.50%) Active Directory Engineer
3 9 (37.50%) Active Directory Support
3 9 (37.50%) Active Directory Support Engineer
4 7 (29.17%) Microsoft Engineer
5 5 (20.83%) IT Support
6 4 (16.67%) IT Support Technician
6 4 (16.67%) IT Technician
6 4 (16.67%) Support Technician
7 2 (8.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 2 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (8.33%) Applications Support
8 1 (4.17%) 1st Line Support
8 1 (4.17%) 1st Line Support Engineer
8 1 (4.17%) 1st/2nd Line Support
8 1 (4.17%) Service Transition Manager
8 1 (4.17%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Client/Server
2 3 (12.50%) NHS
3 1 (4.17%) CCTV
3 1 (4.17%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 10 (41.67%) Windows
2 9 (37.50%) Windows Server
3 2 (8.33%) Windows 7
3 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.17%) Linux
4 1 (4.17%) Mac OS X
4 1 (4.17%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Vista
4 1 (4.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (45.83%) Kalman Filter
2 6 (25.00%) ITIL
2 6 (25.00%) Performance Management
3 1 (4.17%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
1 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (8.33%) CCNA
2 2 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (8.33%) MCSA
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.17%) CCNP
3 1 (4.17%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.17%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.17%) ISA Server
2 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) HP Data Protector
1 1 (4.17%) Red Hat Spacewalk
1 1 (4.17%) SCOM
1 1 (4.17%) Tivoli
1 1 (4.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 17 (70.83%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.67%) VMware
3 3 (12.50%) Cisco
3 3 (12.50%) Citrix
4 2 (8.33%) HP
5 1 (4.17%) 3PAR
5 1 (4.17%) Blackboard
5 1 (4.17%) Google
5 1 (4.17%) Sophos
5 1 (4.17%) Symantec
5 1 (4.17%) Veeam