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 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Exchange Server
Wales / South Wales
Rank 42 63 41
Rank change year-on-year +21 -22  
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 13 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 2.31% 1.22% 1.56%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.40% 7.45% 8.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 3
Median daily rate £170 £140 £150
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.42% -6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £136 £129 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £280 £330
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £300 £300
% change year-on-year -8.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £23.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +11.90%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £14.68
% change year-on-year - +9.02%  

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 114 94 79
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 20.28% 16.32% 17.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 59 49
Median daily rate £425 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.42% -12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £193 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £541 £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 3 2
Median hourly rate - £23.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +11.90%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.14
% change year-on-year -5.55% +11.52%  

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 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 March 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 +21 6 £160 +16.36% 1
Caerphilly - 6 £180 -
Bridgend - 1 £275 -
MS Exchange
Wales

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 26 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 South Wales region with a requirement for MS Exchange.

1 20 (100.00%) Windows
1 20 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 18 (90.00%) Microsoft
3 16 (80.00%) Windows Server
4 15 (75.00%) VMware
5 14 (70.00%) MS Excel
6 12 (60.00%) Cisco
7 11 (55.00%) CCNA
7 11 (55.00%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (55.00%) ITIL
7 11 (55.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 8 (40.00%) Windows 7
9 5 (25.00%) Tivoli
9 5 (25.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 5 (25.00%) Citrix
9 5 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
10 4 (20.00%) HP Data Protector
10 4 (20.00%) HP
10 4 (20.00%) Internet
10 4 (20.00%) Firewall
11 3 (15.00%) Terminal Services
11 3 (15.00%) SharePoint
11 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
11 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
11 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (15.00%) Hyper-V
12 2 (10.00%) NAS
12 2 (10.00%) Office 365

MS Exchange
Top Related 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 3 (15.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (10.00%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (5.00%) Apache
3 1 (5.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (5.00%) Confluence
3 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2000
3 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (5.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 14 (70.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (10.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) Firewall
1 4 (20.00%) Internet
2 2 (10.00%) ADSL
2 2 (10.00%) Extranet
2 2 (10.00%) Intranet
2 2 (10.00%) LAN
2 2 (10.00%) NAS
2 2 (10.00%) SAN
2 2 (10.00%) Wireless
3 1 (5.00%) DHCP
3 1 (5.00%) DNS
3 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (5.00%) JIRA
1 1 (5.00%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 1 (5.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Support Engineer
1 7 (35.00%) Technical Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Server Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (15.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Technical Support
4 3 (15.00%) Technical Support Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) .NET Developer
5 2 (10.00%) .NET Web Developer
5 2 (10.00%) ASP Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Field Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) IT Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Service Desk Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) VB.NET Developer
5 2 (10.00%) VB.NET Web Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Web Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) .NET
1 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (5.00%) MCollective
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Clustering
1 2 (10.00%) iPhone
2 1 (5.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.00%) Mobile Computing
2 1 (5.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (80.00%) Windows Server
3 8 (40.00%) Windows 7
4 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (10.00%) Android
7 1 (5.00%) AIX
7 1 (5.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) ITIL
2 2 (10.00%) CRM
2 2 (10.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (10.00%) Time Management
2 2 (10.00%) Web Development
3 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (5.00%) High Availability
3 1 (5.00%) IT Governance
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (10.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (10.00%) SQL
1 2 (10.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (5.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (55.00%) CCNA
1 11 (55.00%) Cisco Certification
1 11 (55.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (5.00%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (5.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (5.00%) MCP
4 1 (5.00%) MCSE
4 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 20 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (15.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (15.00%) Terminal Services
4 1 (5.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (5.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (5.00%) PowerHA
4 1 (5.00%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (5.00%) VMware ESX
4 1 (5.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (25.00%) Tivoli
1 5 (25.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 4 (20.00%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (10.00%) SCCM
4 1 (5.00%) Ansible
4 1 (5.00%) Backup Exec
4 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (5.00%) Nessus
4 1 (5.00%) NetBackup
4 1 (5.00%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (5.00%) Packer
4 1 (5.00%) Puppet
4 1 (5.00%) Rundeck
4 1 (5.00%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 18 (90.00%) Microsoft
2 15 (75.00%) VMware
3 12 (60.00%) Cisco
4 5 (25.00%) Citrix
5 4 (20.00%) HP
6 2 (10.00%) Apple
6 2 (10.00%) Symantec
7 1 (5.00%) arcserve
7 1 (5.00%) IBM
7 1 (5.00%) Intel Security
7 1 (5.00%) Oracle
7 1 (5.00%) Red Hat
7 1 (5.00%) Remedy
7 1 (5.00%) Sonatype
7 1 (5.00%) Sophos