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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 69 37 41
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +4
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 6 18 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.78% 3.26% 1.82%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.03% 21.95% 9.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 13 6
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£415 £220 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+88.63% -16.19%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £310
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Average hourly rate £14.75 - £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 - £15.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 - £19.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.25 £15.63
% change year-on-year
+8.19% -2.40%
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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
149 82 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 19.33% 14.86% 20.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 54 63
Average daily rate £375 £259 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.92% -30.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £179 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £368 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £335 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 5
Average hourly rate £16.00 £13.50 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -16.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £12.30 £14.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.25 £15.27 £18.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%

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 19 September 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
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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 -16 6 £415 +95.29% 3
West Wales - - - -
North Wales - - - -
MS Exchange
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MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 25 (86.21%) Microsoft
2 20 (68.97%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (51.72%) Windows
4 13 (44.83%) Active Directory
5 12 (41.38%) SharePoint
5 12 (41.38%) VMware
6 11 (37.93%) Lync
7 10 (34.48%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (27.59%) Security Cleared
8 8 (27.59%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (27.59%) Citrix
9 7 (24.14%) CRM
9 7 (24.14%) Workflow
9 7 (24.14%) SC Cleared
9 7 (24.14%) SaaS
9 7 (24.14%) Document Management
9 7 (24.14%) Knowledge Management
9 7 (24.14%) Dynamics CRM
9 7 (24.14%) Exchange Server 2003
10 6 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (20.69%) MS Office
11 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
11 5 (17.24%) SQL
11 5 (17.24%) VBScript
11 5 (17.24%) SAN
11 5 (17.24%) Windows 7
11 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Azure
12 4 (13.79%) XenApp
12 4 (13.79%) vSphere
12 4 (13.79%) DV Cleared

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (68.97%) Exchange Server 2010
2 12 (41.38%) SharePoint
3 11 (37.93%) Lync
4 7 (24.14%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (13.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (10.34%) CMS
6 3 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2000
6 3 (10.34%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (20.69%) MS Office
2 4 (13.79%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (24.14%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (24.14%) SaaS
2 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (10.34%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.24%) SAN
2 4 (13.79%) LAN
2 4 (13.79%) WAN
2 4 (13.79%) TCP/IP
3 2 (6.90%) DNS
3 2 (6.90%) DHCP
3 2 (6.90%) VoIP
4 1 (3.45%) DSL
4 1 (3.45%) MPLS
4 1 (3.45%) Firewall
4 1 (3.45%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) Cognos Impromptu
2 1 (3.45%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.45%) Subversion
2 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
1 1 (3.45%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 6 (20.69%) Analyst
2 5 (17.24%) Support Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Wintel Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Technical Support Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Technical Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Wintel Support
3 4 (13.79%) 3rd Line Support
3 4 (13.79%) Consultant
3 4 (13.79%) Technical Support
3 4 (13.79%) Business Analyst
3 4 (13.79%) Wintel Consultant
4 3 (10.34%) Lead Business Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Development Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Wintel Support Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Support Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Project Manager
5 2 (6.90%) 3rd Line Technical Support
6 1 (3.45%) Wintel Support Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) .NET
1 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Blackberry
2 3 (10.34%) Management Information System
2 3 (10.34%) GIS
2 3 (10.34%) Clustering
3 2 (6.90%) Fat Client
3 2 (6.90%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 15 (51.72%) Windows
2 10 (34.48%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (27.59%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (17.24%) Windows 7
5 4 (13.79%) Windows XP
5 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (10.34%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (24.14%) CRM
1 7 (24.14%) Workflow
1 7 (24.14%) Document Management
1 7 (24.14%) Knowledge Management
2 6 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (13.79%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (13.79%) Change Control
4 3 (10.34%) Migration
4 3 (10.34%) Scrum
4 3 (10.34%) Test Scripting
4 3 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (10.34%) TDD
4 3 (10.34%) Automated Testing
4 3 (10.34%) BDD
5 2 (6.90%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (6.90%) Programme Management
5 2 (6.90%) PRINCE2
5 2 (6.90%) ITIL
6 1 (3.45%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (3.45%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.24%) SQL
1 5 (17.24%) VBScript
2 2 (6.90%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.45%) C#
3 1 (3.45%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (27.59%) Security Cleared
2 7 (24.14%) SC Cleared
3 4 (13.79%) DV Cleared
4 3 (10.34%) MCP
4 3 (10.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (3.45%) MCSE
5 1 (3.45%) MCITP
5 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 13 (44.83%) Active Directory
2 4 (13.79%) XenApp
2 4 (13.79%) vSphere
2 4 (13.79%) Hyper-V
2 4 (13.79%) Terminal Services
3 2 (6.90%) XenDesktop
4 1 (3.45%) VMware ESX
4 1 (3.45%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (13.79%) ARCserve
2 3 (10.34%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (10.34%) NetBackup
2 3 (10.34%) Backup Exec
3 1 (3.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 25 (86.21%) Microsoft
2 12 (41.38%) VMware
3 8 (27.59%) Citrix
4 4 (13.79%) Mitel
5 3 (10.34%) Symantec
5 3 (10.34%) Sitecore
6 2 (6.90%) ProCurve
6 2 (6.90%) LANDesk
6 2 (6.90%) Remedy
6 2 (6.90%) McAfee
6 2 (6.90%) Sophos
6 2 (6.90%) Cisco
6 2 (6.90%) HP
6 2 (6.90%) Dell
6 2 (6.90%) Intel
7 1 (3.45%) Cognos