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 3 months to 26 May 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
3 months to
26 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 53 56
Rank change year-on-year +12 +3  
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 15 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 2.67% 1.93% 1.54%
As % of the Application Platforms category 17.05% 10.71% 7.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 3
Median daily rate £180 £350 £170
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -48.57% +105.88%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £288 £305 £275
% change year-on-year -5.73% +10.90%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Median hourly rate £16.07 £22.25 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.77% +36.92%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.90 £21.25 £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.24 £23.25 £20.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year +11.86% -22.36%  

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 South Wales with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
South Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 88 84 103
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 15.69% 18.03% 19.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 51 76
Median daily rate £350 £350 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -17.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £236 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £461
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -3.12% +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 2
Median hourly rate £16.07 £21.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.47% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £20.19
% change year-on-year +5.00% -0.91%  

MS Exchange
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales 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 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 3 months to 26 May 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 3 months to 26 May 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +8 8 £171 +5.38% 3
Caerphilly - 3 £180 -
Newport -1 2 £163 -53.57% 2
Bridgend -2 1 £450 +5.88%
Rhondda Cynon Taff - 1 £400 - 1
MS Exchange
Wales

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 23 (88.46%) Windows
1 23 (88.46%) Microsoft
1 23 (88.46%) Active Directory
2 20 (76.92%) Windows Server
3 19 (73.08%) VMware
4 16 (61.54%) ITIL
5 14 (53.85%) Cisco
5 14 (53.85%) CCNA
5 14 (53.85%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (53.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 11 (42.31%) Citrix
7 9 (34.62%) Windows 7
8 8 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
9 7 (26.92%) Firewall
10 6 (23.08%) HP
10 6 (23.08%) Internet
10 6 (23.08%) Tivoli
10 6 (23.08%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 6 (23.08%) HP Data Protector
11 3 (11.54%) Terminal Services
11 3 (11.54%) Wireless
11 3 (11.54%) SAN
11 3 (11.54%) Time Management
11 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared
11 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (7.69%) Virtual Servers
12 2 (7.69%) Office 365
12 2 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
12 2 (7.69%) Hyper-V
12 2 (7.69%) NAS

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 1 (3.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2000
1 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (26.92%) Firewall
2 6 (23.08%) Internet
3 3 (11.54%) SAN
3 3 (11.54%) Wireless
4 2 (7.69%) ADSL
4 2 (7.69%) LAN
4 2 (7.69%) NAS
5 1 (3.85%) DHCP
5 1 (3.85%) DNS
5 1 (3.85%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.85%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (3.85%) Local Government
1 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (38.46%) Support Engineer
2 9 (34.62%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 8 (30.77%) Technical Engineer
4 5 (19.23%) 2nd Line Support
4 5 (19.23%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 5 (19.23%) Server Engineer
5 4 (15.38%) Technical Support
5 4 (15.38%) Technical Support Engineer
6 3 (11.54%) IT Engineer
6 3 (11.54%) Network Engineer
7 2 (7.69%) Customer Engineer
7 2 (7.69%) Field Engineer
7 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Engineer
7 2 (7.69%) Network Support
7 2 (7.69%) Network Support Engineer
7 2 (7.69%) Server Support
7 2 (7.69%) Server Support Engineer
7 2 (7.69%) Service Desk Engineer
8 1 (3.85%) Senior Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) iPhone
2 1 (3.85%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.85%) Clustering
2 1 (3.85%) Driving Licence
2 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 23 (88.46%) Windows
2 20 (76.92%) Windows Server
3 9 (34.62%) Windows 7
4 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (7.69%) Android
6 1 (3.85%) Solaris
6 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.85%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (61.54%) ITIL
2 3 (11.54%) Time Management
3 2 (7.69%) Data Protection
3 2 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (7.69%) Migration
4 1 (3.85%) Break/Fix
4 1 (3.85%) Business Continuity
4 1 (3.85%) Coaching
4 1 (3.85%) Desktop Virtualisation
4 1 (3.85%) High Availability
4 1 (3.85%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (3.85%) Performance Management
4 1 (3.85%) Power Management
4 1 (3.85%) Project Management
4 1 (3.85%) Resource Management
4 1 (3.85%) Risk Management
4 1 (3.85%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.69%) PowerShell
1 2 (7.69%) SQL
2 1 (3.85%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (53.85%) CCNA
1 14 (53.85%) Cisco Certification
1 14 (53.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared
3 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.85%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 23 (88.46%) Active Directory
2 8 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (11.54%) Terminal Services
4 2 (7.69%) Hyper-V
4 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (7.69%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (3.85%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (3.85%) Terminal Server
5 1 (3.85%) vSphere
5 1 (3.85%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (23.08%) HP Data Protector
1 6 (23.08%) Tivoli
1 6 (23.08%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (3.85%) Backup Exec
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (3.85%) NetBackup
2 1 (3.85%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (3.85%) SCCM
Vendors
1 23 (88.46%) Microsoft
2 19 (73.08%) VMware
3 14 (53.85%) Cisco
4 11 (42.31%) Citrix
5 6 (23.08%) HP
6 2 (7.69%) Apple
7 1 (3.85%) arcserve
7 1 (3.85%) McAfee
7 1 (3.85%) NetApp
7 1 (3.85%) Oracle
7 1 (3.85%) Remedy
7 1 (3.85%) SAP
7 1 (3.85%) Sophos
7 1 (3.85%) Sun
7 1 (3.85%) Symantec
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Reed Technology
Rate: £15000 - £18000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
IntaPeople
Rate: £170 - £190 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Pontypridd
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 7 days ago