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 27 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Exchange Server
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 33 56 33
Rank change year-on-year +23 -23  
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 6 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 1.81% 0.96% 1.57%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.82% 6.06% 8.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 3
Median daily rate £160 £138 £150
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.36% -8.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £133 £128 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £165 £330
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £300 £300
% change year-on-year -8.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £14.85
% change year-on-year - +7.74%  

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 68 66 45
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 20.48% 15.83% 17.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 46 30
Median daily rate £425 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.76% -13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £186 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £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 1 0
Median hourly rate - £19.63 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year -5.55% +9.09%  

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 Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS Exchange in Cardiff

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (80.00%) VMware
2 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (70.00%) MS Excel
3 7 (70.00%) Windows Server
4 6 (60.00%) Cisco
5 5 (50.00%) ITIL
5 5 (50.00%) CCNA
5 5 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (50.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (40.00%) HP Data Protector
6 4 (40.00%) Tivoli
6 4 (40.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 4 (40.00%) Firewall
6 4 (40.00%) HP
6 4 (40.00%) Citrix
6 4 (40.00%) Internet
7 2 (20.00%) Incident Management
7 2 (20.00%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (20.00%) Web Development
7 2 (20.00%) Time Management
7 2 (20.00%) Office 365
7 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (20.00%) Android
7 2 (20.00%) iPhone
7 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
7 2 (20.00%) NAS
7 2 (20.00%) Windows 7

MS Exchange
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (20.00%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 7 (70.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (20.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) Firewall
1 4 (40.00%) Internet
2 2 (20.00%) ADSL
2 2 (20.00%) Extranet
2 2 (20.00%) Intranet
2 2 (20.00%) LAN
2 2 (20.00%) NAS
2 2 (20.00%) SAN
2 2 (20.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Technical Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Server Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (20.00%) .NET Web Developer
3 2 (20.00%) ASP Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Field Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) IT Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) VB.NET Developer
3 2 (20.00%) VB.NET Web Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Web Developer
4 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support
4 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Web Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Service Desk Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) .NET
1 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) iPhone
2 1 (10.00%) Mobile Computing
2 1 (10.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (20.00%) Android
3 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) CRM
2 2 (20.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (20.00%) Time Management
2 2 (20.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
1 2 (20.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) CCNA
1 5 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (50.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 10 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (20.00%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) HP Data Protector
1 4 (40.00%) Tivoli
1 4 (40.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (80.00%) VMware
2 6 (60.00%) Cisco
3 4 (40.00%) Citrix
3 4 (40.00%) HP
4 2 (20.00%) Apple