The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for Exchange Server 2010 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Exchange Server 2010 over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Exchange Server 2010
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank - 59 34
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2010 0 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff - 0.24% 1.16%
As % of the Application Platforms category - 1.69% 6.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £175 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -30.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £309 £310 £300
% change year-on-year -0.40% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year -2.94% +7.93%  

Exchange Server 2010 is in the application platform skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Cardiff
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 73 59 50
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 21.47% 14.08% 19.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 42 35
Median daily rate £400 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.07% -13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £179 £200 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £473 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £16.07
% change year-on-year -2.85% +8.89%  

Exchange Server 2010
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cardiff citing Exchange Server 2010 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Job vacancy trend for Exchange Server 2010 in Cardiff

Exchange Server 2010
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2010 in Cardiff.

Contractor daily rate trend for Exchange Server 2010 in Cardiff

Exchange Server 2010
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Exchange Server 2010 in Cardiff.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Exchange Server 2010 in Cardiff