The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Wales region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 36 33 36
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +3
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 28 12 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 3.93% 2.86% 2.94%
As % of the Application Platforms category 22.22% 16.22% 12.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 8 7
Average daily rate £319 £370 £105
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.85% +252.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £174 £103
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £408 £250
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £265 £260
% change year-on-year
+3.77% +1.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £11.00 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -4.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +2.94%
Application Platforms Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
126 74 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 17.70% 17.62% 22.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 40 46
Average daily rate £375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £200 £108
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 5
Average hourly rate £25.00 £16.25 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% +8.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
MS Exchange
UK

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +1 28 £319 +13.33% 2
West Wales - - - -
North Wales - - - - 1
MS Exchange
UK

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 30 (90.91%) Microsoft
2 20 (60.61%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (45.45%) Active Directory
4 13 (39.39%) Windows
5 11 (33.33%) SharePoint
5 11 (33.33%) VMware
5 11 (33.33%) Lync
6 9 (27.27%) Dynamics CRM
6 9 (27.27%) Security Cleared
6 9 (27.27%) CRM
7 8 (24.24%) TCP/IP
7 8 (24.24%) SQL
7 8 (24.24%) Citrix
7 8 (24.24%) Document Management
8 7 (21.21%) Knowledge Management
8 7 (21.21%) Workflow
8 7 (21.21%) SC Cleared
8 7 (21.21%) Exchange Server 2003
8 7 (21.21%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (21.21%) SaaS
9 6 (18.18%) MS Excel
9 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (15.15%) VMware Infrastructure
10 5 (15.15%) Release Management
10 5 (15.15%) Test Scripting
10 5 (15.15%) CMS
10 5 (15.15%) Systems Analysis
10 5 (15.15%) SAP
10 5 (15.15%) ARCserve
10 5 (15.15%) Terminal Services

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 20 (60.61%) Exchange Server 2010
2 11 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 11 (33.33%) Lync
3 7 (21.21%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (15.15%) CMS
5 4 (12.12%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (12.12%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (6.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2000
7 1 (3.03%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 4 (12.12%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (27.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (9.09%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (21.21%) SaaS
2 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (6.06%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (24.24%) TCP/IP
2 4 (12.12%) SAN
2 4 (12.12%) DNS
2 4 (12.12%) DHCP
3 3 (9.09%) LAN
3 3 (9.09%) WAN
4 1 (3.03%) Cisco PIX
4 1 (3.03%) NAS
4 1 (3.03%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (3.03%) VPN
4 1 (3.03%) Ethernet
4 1 (3.03%) L2TP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.12%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.09%) Cognos Impromptu
2 3 (9.09%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (3.03%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Git (software)
1 3 (9.09%) Subversion
1 3 (9.09%) LoadRunner
General
1 2 (6.06%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 7 (21.21%) Support Engineer
2 6 (18.18%) Consultant
3 5 (15.15%) Wintel Engineer
3 5 (15.15%) Technical Engineer
3 5 (15.15%) Wintel Consultant
4 4 (12.12%) Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Wintel Support
5 3 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (6.06%) 3rd Line Server Support
6 2 (6.06%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Development Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Wintel Support Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (6.06%) Server Support
6 2 (6.06%) Technical Support
6 2 (6.06%) Test Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Project Manager
6 2 (6.06%) Business Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.12%) ASP.NET
1 4 (12.12%) .NET
2 2 (6.06%) SAP Basis
3 1 (3.03%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Thin Client
1 4 (12.12%) Fat Client
2 3 (9.09%) Clustering
3 2 (6.06%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (6.06%) Blackberry
3 2 (6.06%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.03%) GIS
4 1 (3.03%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 13 (39.39%) Windows
2 7 (21.21%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (9.09%) Windows 7
4 3 (9.09%) Windows XP
5 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (27.27%) CRM
2 8 (24.24%) Document Management
3 7 (21.21%) Knowledge Management
3 7 (21.21%) Workflow
4 5 (15.15%) Release Management
4 5 (15.15%) Test Scripting
4 5 (15.15%) Systems Analysis
5 4 (12.12%) BDD
5 4 (12.12%) PRINCE2
5 4 (12.12%) TDD
5 4 (12.12%) Automated Testing
5 4 (12.12%) Scrum
5 4 (12.12%) Migration
5 4 (12.12%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (9.09%) Data Protection
6 3 (9.09%) Performance Testing
6 3 (9.09%) Stress Testing
6 3 (9.09%) Service Delivery
6 3 (9.09%) ERP
6 3 (9.09%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 8 (24.24%) SQL
2 3 (9.09%) C#
3 2 (6.06%) VBScript
3 2 (6.06%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 7 (21.21%) SC Cleared
3 4 (12.12%) DV Cleared
4 3 (9.09%) ISTQB
4 3 (9.09%) ISEB
5 2 (6.06%) MCP
5 2 (6.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (3.03%) MCSE
6 1 (3.03%) MCSA
6 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (45.45%) Active Directory
2 5 (15.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (15.15%) Terminal Services
3 4 (12.12%) XenApp
4 3 (9.09%) Hyper-V
5 2 (6.06%) vSphere
5 2 (6.06%) VMware ESX
6 1 (3.03%) MetaFrame
6 1 (3.03%) UAG
6 1 (3.03%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 5 (15.15%) ARCserve
2 3 (9.09%) NetBackup
2 3 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (6.06%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (6.06%) Backup Exec
3 2 (6.06%) SCCM
4 1 (3.03%) MOM
Vendors
1 30 (90.91%) Microsoft
2 11 (33.33%) VMware
3 8 (24.24%) Citrix
4 5 (15.15%) SAP
5 4 (12.12%) Sitecore
6 3 (9.09%) Cognos
6 3 (9.09%) Intel
7 2 (6.06%) Symantec
7 2 (6.06%) Remedy
7 2 (6.06%) McAfee
7 2 (6.06%) Sophos
7 2 (6.06%) Oracle
7 2 (6.06%) Cisco
8 1 (3.03%) LANDesk
8 1 (3.03%) Dell
8 1 (3.03%) NetApp
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