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 May 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 64 61 37
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -24
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 7 15 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.09% 1.92% 4.04%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.60% 8.29% 19.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 22
Average daily rate £375 £170 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+120.58% -53.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £125 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £435 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £288 £275
% change year-on-year
+4.34% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 0
Average hourly rate £19.75 £15.61 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.56% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.75 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-7.81% -
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
106 181 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 16.49% 23.15% 20.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 100 102
Average daily rate £350 £423 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.15% +16.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £301 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £463 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 3
Average hourly rate £19.63 £19.23 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.05% -23.08%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £20.19 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-15.77% +15.34%

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 May 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Exchange within the Wales region over the 3 months to 1 May 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 -10 6 £375 +120.58% 5
West Wales +9 1 - -
MS Exchange
UK

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (92.86%) Windows Server
3 12 (85.71%) Active Directory
4 10 (71.43%) Microsoft
5 6 (42.86%) ITIL
5 6 (42.86%) Citrix
5 6 (42.86%) VMware
5 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
6 4 (28.57%) PowerShell
6 4 (28.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 4 (28.57%) Office 365
7 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
7 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (14.29%) Migration
8 2 (14.29%) Clearswift
8 2 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (14.29%) Lotus
8 2 (14.29%) IBM Notes
8 2 (14.29%) IBM Domino
8 2 (14.29%) MCSE
8 2 (14.29%) Windows XP
8 2 (14.29%) SMTP
8 2 (14.29%) CCNA
8 2 (14.29%) HP
8 2 (14.29%) MS Excel

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (14.29%) IBM Domino
2 2 (14.29%) IBM Notes
3 1 (7.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2000
3 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (7.14%) Moodle
3 1 (7.14%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 2 (14.29%) MS Office
2 1 (7.14%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 4 (28.57%) Office 365
2 1 (7.14%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) SMTP
2 1 (7.14%) DHCP
2 1 (7.14%) DNS
2 1 (7.14%) Firewall
2 1 (7.14%) Internet
2 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) MySQL
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) IT Support
1 4 (28.57%) IT Support Technician
1 4 (28.57%) IT Technician
1 4 (28.57%) Support Engineer
1 4 (28.57%) Support Technician
2 3 (21.43%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Administrator
2 3 (21.43%) Technical Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) 2nd/3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Exchange Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Support
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Wintel Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Wintel Support
3 2 (14.29%) Wintel Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) NHS
2 1 (7.14%) Blackberry
2 1 (7.14%) Clustering
2 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (92.86%) Windows Server
3 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (14.29%) Windows XP
5 1 (7.14%) Linux
5 1 (7.14%) Mac OS X
5 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) ITIL
2 2 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (7.14%) ERP
3 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) PowerShell
2 1 (7.14%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
3 2 (14.29%) CCNA
3 2 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (14.29%) MCSE
3 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (7.14%) MCP
4 1 (7.14%) MCSA
4 1 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.14%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (7.14%) Terminal Services
3 1 (7.14%) VMware ESX
3 1 (7.14%) vSphere
3 1 (7.14%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Backup Exec
1 1 (7.14%) HP Data Protector
1 1 (7.14%) NetBackup
1 1 (7.14%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Spacewalk
1 1 (7.14%) SCOM
1 1 (7.14%) Tivoli
1 1 (7.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 6 (42.86%) Citrix
2 6 (42.86%) VMware
3 2 (14.29%) Cisco
3 2 (14.29%) Clearswift
3 2 (14.29%) HP
3 2 (14.29%) Lotus
4 1 (7.14%) 3PAR
4 1 (7.14%) arcserve
4 1 (7.14%) Blackboard
4 1 (7.14%) Google
4 1 (7.14%) Intel Security
4 1 (7.14%) Remedy
4 1 (7.14%) Sophos
4 1 (7.14%) Symantec
4 1 (7.14%) Veeam