Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales 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 6 months to 24 November 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
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 77 70
Rank change year-on-year +32 -7 +11
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 31 14 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 3.30% 1.24% 2.63%
As % of the Application Platforms category 19.38% 9.27% 11.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 8 17
South Wales median daily rate £180 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -52.00% +7.14% +27.27%
10th Percentile £130 £209 £129
90th Percentile £373 £494 £355
Wales median daily rate £180 £450 £350
% change year-on-year -60.00% +28.57% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 4
South Wales median hourly rate £10.00 £13.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.93% -35.71% +40.00%
Wales median hourly rate £10.00 £13.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year -25.93% -35.71% +35.48%

MS Exchange is in the Application Platforms category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
South Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 160 151 302
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 17.04% 13.37% 23.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 93 214
South Wales median daily rate £363 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.38% +2.56% +11.43%
10th Percentile £135 £201 £245
90th Percentile £540 £585 £488
Wales median daily rate £363 £419 £380
% change year-on-year -13.43% +10.20% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 11
South Wales median hourly rate £12.00 £13.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.11% -35.71% +35.48%
10th Percentile £10.35 £11.75 £9.75
90th Percentile £14.05 £21.63 £32.50
Wales median hourly rate £11.00 £13.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year -18.52% -35.71% +25.52%

MS Exchange
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

Job postings citing MS Exchange as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in South Wales.

Job vacancy trend for MS Exchange in South Wales

MS Exchange
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MS Exchange in South Wales

MS Exchange
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MS Exchange in South Wales over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MS Exchange in South Wales

MS Exchange
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS Exchange in South Wales

MS Exchange
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Exchange within the South Wales region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +6 14 £180 -40.00%
Newport +19 5 £338 +68.75%
Torfaen - 3 £130 -
Rhondda Cynon Taff - 2 £400 -
Bridgend +6 1 £425 -5.56%
MS Exchange
Wales

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 South Wales region with a requirement for MS Exchange.

1 31 (100.00%) Windows
1 31 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 29 (93.55%) Active Directory
3 20 (64.52%) ITIL
4 18 (58.06%) Microsoft
5 14 (45.16%) VMware
5 14 (45.16%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 13 (41.94%) VMware Infrastructure
7 11 (35.48%) PRINCE2
8 10 (32.26%) Microsoft Project
8 10 (32.26%) NHS
8 10 (32.26%) Firewall
9 9 (29.03%) SQL Server
9 9 (29.03%) Citrix
9 9 (29.03%) Windows 10
9 9 (29.03%) vSphere
9 9 (29.03%) Security Cleared
10 8 (25.81%) SQL Server 2012
10 8 (25.81%) Windows 7
10 8 (25.81%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (25.81%) VSAN
10 8 (25.81%) HP
10 8 (25.81%) SharePoint
10 8 (25.81%) IIS
10 8 (25.81%) Disaster Recovery
10 8 (25.81%) SCCM
10 8 (25.81%) SCOM
10 8 (25.81%) VMware Workstation
10 8 (25.81%) VLAN
10 8 (25.81%) Degree

MS Exchange
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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 8 (25.81%) IIS
1 8 (25.81%) SharePoint
2 3 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 10 (32.26%) Microsoft Project
2 6 (19.35%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 10 (32.26%) Firewall
2 8 (25.81%) VLAN
2 8 (25.81%) VSAN
3 5 (16.13%) DHCP
3 5 (16.13%) DNS
3 5 (16.13%) TCP/IP
4 2 (6.45%) Internet
4 2 (6.45%) SAN
4 2 (6.45%) VPN
5 1 (3.23%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (3.23%) LAN
5 1 (3.23%) PBX
5 1 (3.23%) VoIP
5 1 (3.23%) WAN
5 1 (3.23%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (29.03%) SQL Server
2 8 (25.81%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (9.68%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (12.90%) Legal
2 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.23%) Romanian Language
Job Titles
1 10 (32.26%) Support Engineer
2 8 (25.81%) IT Support
3 7 (22.58%) IT Support Technician
3 7 (22.58%) IT Technician
3 7 (22.58%) Support Technician
4 5 (16.13%) Network Engineer
4 5 (16.13%) Network Support
4 5 (16.13%) Network Support Engineer
4 5 (16.13%) Server Engineer
4 5 (16.13%) Server Support
4 5 (16.13%) Test Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) Server Support Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) Technical Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) Technical Support
5 4 (12.90%) Technical Support Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (9.68%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Systems Test Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 10 (32.26%) NHS
2 4 (12.90%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.45%) Clustering
4 1 (3.23%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 31 (100.00%) Windows
1 31 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 9 (29.03%) Windows 10
3 8 (25.81%) Windows 7
3 8 (25.81%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (9.68%) Windows 8
4 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (64.52%) ITIL
2 11 (35.48%) PRINCE2
3 8 (25.81%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (16.13%) Configuration Management
4 5 (16.13%) Defect Management
4 5 (16.13%) Performance Monitoring
4 5 (16.13%) Project Management
4 5 (16.13%) RUP
4 5 (16.13%) Software Engineering
4 5 (16.13%) Test Automation
4 5 (16.13%) Test Management
4 5 (16.13%) Test Scripting
4 5 (16.13%) Unified Process
5 4 (12.90%) Information Governance
5 4 (12.90%) Software Testing
6 3 (9.68%) Customer Requirements
6 3 (9.68%) High Availability
6 3 (9.68%) ITIL V3
6 3 (9.68%) Security Hardening
6 3 (9.68%) Work Breakdown Structure
Programming Languages
1 7 (22.58%) SQL
2 4 (12.90%) C
3 2 (6.45%) PowerShell
3 2 (6.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (45.16%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 9 (29.03%) Security Cleared
3 8 (25.81%) Degree
4 7 (22.58%) SC Cleared
5 6 (19.35%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (16.13%) CCNA
6 5 (16.13%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (16.13%) MCSE
7 4 (12.90%) ISEB
8 3 (9.68%) HNC
9 2 (6.45%) DV Cleared
9 2 (6.45%) MCP
10 1 (3.23%) MCTS
10 1 (3.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 29 (93.55%) Active Directory
2 13 (41.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (29.03%) vSphere
4 8 (25.81%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (6.45%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (6.45%) Terminal Services
5 2 (6.45%) XenApp
6 1 (3.23%) Hyper-V
6 1 (3.23%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (25.81%) SCCM
1 8 (25.81%) SCOM
2 5 (16.13%) Backup Exec
2 5 (16.13%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (16.13%) NetBackup
2 5 (16.13%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (9.68%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (9.68%) vCenter Server
3 3 (9.68%) WSUS
4 2 (6.45%) HP Data Protector
4 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (6.45%) Tivoli
4 2 (6.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 18 (58.06%) Microsoft
2 14 (45.16%) VMware
3 9 (29.03%) Citrix
4 8 (25.81%) HP
5 5 (16.13%) Cisco
5 5 (16.13%) McAfee
5 5 (16.13%) Symantec
6 4 (12.90%) Oracle
7 2 (6.45%) arcserve
7 2 (6.45%) Remedy
7 2 (6.45%) Sophos
8 1 (3.23%) SonicWALL