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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 52 41 34
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -7
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 11 18 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.53% 2.74% 2.55%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.53% 16.82% 12.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 14 6
Average daily rate
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£125 £288 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-56.52% -4.56%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £270
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +1.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Average hourly rate £17.46 - £13.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.49 - £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.29 - £20.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -8.57%
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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
129 107 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 17.89% 16.31% 20.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 69 36
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £175 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 8
Average hourly rate £19.23 £25.00 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.08% +53.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.38 £25.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £25.00 £22.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -7.89%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 -10 7 £150 -47.82% 5
North Wales - - - -
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MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 18 (69.23%) Windows
1 18 (69.23%) Microsoft
2 17 (65.38%) Active Directory
3 14 (53.85%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (34.62%) Citrix
5 7 (26.92%) VMware
5 7 (26.92%) Lync
6 6 (23.08%) Hyper-V
6 6 (23.08%) XenApp
6 6 (23.08%) SC Cleared
6 6 (23.08%) Security Cleared
6 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (23.08%) ITIL
7 5 (19.23%) SharePoint
7 5 (19.23%) VMware ESX
7 5 (19.23%) Blackberry
7 5 (19.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 5 (19.23%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (19.23%) Exchange Server 2000
8 4 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (15.38%) SCCM
8 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (15.38%) Norton AntiVirus
8 4 (15.38%) Symantec
8 4 (15.38%) Migration
8 4 (15.38%) DNS

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 14 (53.85%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (26.92%) Lync
3 5 (19.23%) SharePoint
3 5 (19.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 5 (19.23%) Exchange Server 2000
4 4 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (7.69%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (7.69%) CMS
5 2 (7.69%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (11.54%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.54%) SaaS
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (15.38%) DNS
2 3 (11.54%) LAN
2 3 (11.54%) WAN
3 2 (7.69%) DHCP
3 2 (7.69%) Internet
4 1 (3.85%) MPLS
4 1 (3.85%) DSL
4 1 (3.85%) Firewall
4 1 (3.85%) Unified Communications
4 1 (3.85%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Subversion
1 2 (7.69%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (3.85%) Back Office
1 1 (3.85%) Finance
1 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (19.23%) Support Engineer
2 4 (15.38%) Consultant
2 4 (15.38%) Support Technician
2 4 (15.38%) Wintel Consultant
3 3 (11.54%) IT Support
3 3 (11.54%) Change Consultant
4 2 (7.69%) Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) IT Support Technician
5 1 (3.85%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Exchange Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Programme Office Support
5 1 (3.85%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Network Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Project Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Desktop Support
5 1 (3.85%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Migration Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) .NET
1 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Blackberry
2 3 (11.54%) Clustering
3 2 (7.69%) Visualisation
3 2 (7.69%) NHS
3 2 (7.69%) Data Structures
4 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.85%) CCTV
4 1 (3.85%) Statistics
4 1 (3.85%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 18 (69.23%) Windows
2 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (11.54%) Windows 7
5 2 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (7.69%) Linux
6 1 (3.85%) Windows XP
6 1 (3.85%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (3.85%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (23.08%) ITIL
2 5 (19.23%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (15.38%) Migration
4 3 (11.54%) Workflow
4 3 (11.54%) CRM
4 3 (11.54%) Knowledge Management
4 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (11.54%) Document Management
5 2 (7.69%) Automated Testing
5 2 (7.69%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (7.69%) TDD
5 2 (7.69%) Release Management
5 2 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (7.69%) Data Protection
5 2 (7.69%) BDD
5 2 (7.69%) Change Control
5 2 (7.69%) PRINCE
5 2 (7.69%) PRINCE2
5 2 (7.69%) Scrum
6 1 (3.85%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (15.38%) SQL
2 3 (11.54%) PowerShell
3 2 (7.69%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (23.08%) SC Cleared
1 6 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 3 (11.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (11.54%) MCP
3 2 (7.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (3.85%) CCNP
4 1 (3.85%) CCNA
4 1 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 17 (65.38%) Active Directory
2 6 (23.08%) Hyper-V
2 6 (23.08%) XenApp
3 5 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (19.23%) VMware ESX
4 4 (15.38%) Terminal Services
5 1 (3.85%) ISA Server
5 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (3.85%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 4 (15.38%) Norton AntiVirus
1 4 (15.38%) SCCM
2 1 (3.85%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (3.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (3.85%) ARCserve
2 1 (3.85%) NetBackup
2 1 (3.85%) Backup Exec
2 1 (3.85%) WSUS
Vendors
1 18 (69.23%) Microsoft
2 9 (34.62%) Citrix
3 7 (26.92%) VMware
4 4 (15.38%) Symantec
5 2 (7.69%) McAfee
5 2 (7.69%) Cisco
5 2 (7.69%) Red Hat
5 2 (7.69%) Sitecore
6 1 (3.85%) Trend Micro
6 1 (3.85%) LANDesk
6 1 (3.85%) NetApp
6 1 (3.85%) Lotus
6 1 (3.85%) HP