The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for MS Exchange skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited MS Exchange over the 3 months to 25 June 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.

Microsoft Exchange Server
South Wales / Cardiff
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 37 35
Rank change year-on-year +11 -2  
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 13 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 4.05% 0.72% 2.08%
As % of the Application Platforms category 23.21% 4.08% 8.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 3
Median daily rate £180 £200 £170
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +17.64%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £310 £275
% change year-on-year -3.35% +12.87%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £16.07 - £11.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.28 £15.25 £19.50
% change year-on-year +6.75% -21.79%  

MS Exchange 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 56 49 78
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 17.45% 17.56% 23.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 34 60
Median daily rate £350 £350 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -11.39%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £275 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £475 £457
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Median hourly rate £15.86 £12.50 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.88% +8.69%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year - +19.04%  

MS Exchange
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

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

Job vacancy trend for MS Exchange in Cardiff

MS Exchange
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MS Exchange in Cardiff

MS Exchange
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MS Exchange in Cardiff over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MS Exchange in Cardiff

MS Exchange
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS Exchange in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing MS Exchange also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for MS Exchange.

1 17 (89.47%) Windows
1 17 (89.47%) Active Directory
2 16 (84.21%) Microsoft
3 15 (78.95%) Windows Server
4 14 (73.68%) VMware
5 13 (68.42%) Citrix
6 11 (57.89%) ITIL
7 10 (52.63%) Cisco
7 10 (52.63%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (52.63%) CCNA
7 10 (52.63%) Firewall
7 10 (52.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 10 (52.63%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (36.84%) Internet
8 7 (36.84%) Tivoli
8 7 (36.84%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 7 (36.84%) HP
8 7 (36.84%) HP Data Protector
9 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (15.79%) Time Management
9 3 (15.79%) Hyper-V
9 3 (15.79%) SAN
9 3 (15.79%) LAN
10 2 (10.53%) Windows XP
10 2 (10.53%) ADSL
10 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
10 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Office
10 2 (10.53%) Apple
10 2 (10.53%) Terminal Services
10 2 (10.53%) NAS

MS Exchange
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (52.63%) Firewall
2 7 (36.84%) Internet
3 3 (15.79%) LAN
3 3 (15.79%) SAN
4 2 (10.53%) ADSL
4 2 (10.53%) NAS
4 2 (10.53%) Wireless
5 1 (5.26%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (5.26%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Support Engineer
2 8 (42.11%) Network Engineer
2 8 (42.11%) Server Engineer
3 7 (36.84%) Network Support
3 7 (36.84%) Network Support Engineer
3 7 (36.84%) Technical Engineer
4 6 (31.58%) Server Support
4 6 (31.58%) Server Support Engineer
5 4 (21.05%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 4 (21.05%) Technical Support
5 4 (21.05%) Technical Support Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) Customer Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) Field Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) IT Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
7 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (5.26%) Database Consultant
7 1 (5.26%) Desktop Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) iPhone
2 1 (5.26%) Driving Licence
2 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 17 (89.47%) Windows
2 15 (78.95%) Windows Server
3 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (10.53%) Android
4 2 (10.53%) Windows XP
5 1 (5.26%) Solaris
5 1 (5.26%) Windows 10
5 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) ITIL
2 3 (15.79%) Time Management
3 1 (5.26%) Break/Fix
3 1 (5.26%) Business Continuity
3 1 (5.26%) Coaching
3 1 (5.26%) Data Protection
3 1 (5.26%) Desktop Virtualisation
3 1 (5.26%) High Availability
3 1 (5.26%) Migration
3 1 (5.26%) Project Management
3 1 (5.26%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (52.63%) CCNA
1 10 (52.63%) Cisco Certification
1 10 (52.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 17 (89.47%) Active Directory
2 10 (52.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (15.79%) Hyper-V
4 2 (10.53%) Terminal Services
5 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (5.26%) Terminal Server
5 1 (5.26%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (5.26%) vSphere
5 1 (5.26%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (36.84%) HP Data Protector
1 7 (36.84%) Tivoli
1 7 (36.84%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 16 (84.21%) Microsoft
2 14 (73.68%) VMware
3 13 (68.42%) Citrix
4 10 (52.63%) Cisco
5 7 (36.84%) HP
6 2 (10.53%) Apple
7 1 (5.26%) NetApp
7 1 (5.26%) Oracle
7 1 (5.26%) SAP
7 1 (5.26%) SonicWALL
7 1 (5.26%) Sun