Period
to 20 February 2018

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 20 February 2018 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
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 57 74 86
Rank change year-on-year +17 +12 -19
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 32 19 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 2.65% 1.67% 1.62%
As % of the Application Platforms category 18.50% 9.13% 7.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 14 15
South Wales median daily rate £263 £230 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.13% -29.23% -1.89%
10th Percentile £132 £132 £129
90th Percentile £369 £458 £350
Wales median daily rate £275 £331 £325
% change year-on-year -16.98% +1.92% +13.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
South Wales median hourly rate £13.50 £20.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.15% - -
Wales median hourly rate £11.75 £20.25 £16.00
% change year-on-year -41.98% +26.56% -1.42%

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 173 208 279
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 14.33% 18.28% 22.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 138 213
South Wales median daily rate £375 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +13.33% -
10th Percentile £163 £165 £264
90th Percentile £575 £552 £488
Wales median daily rate £380 £418 £375
% change year-on-year -8.98% +11.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 6
South Wales median hourly rate £12.75 £20.50 £29.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.80% -31.09% +138.00%
10th Percentile £10.83 £20.25 £14.75
90th Percentile £14.43 £20.75 £64.63
Wales median hourly rate £13.50 £17.68 £29.50
% change year-on-year -23.62% -40.08% +114.55%

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 20 February 2018.

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 20 February 2018. 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 -5 13 £150 -11.76%
Newport - 10 £338 - 1
Bridgend +11 2 £425 +17.24% 1
MS Exchange
Wales

For the 6 months to 20 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing MS Exchange also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South Wales region with a requirement for MS Exchange.

1 28 (87.50%) Windows
2 27 (84.38%) Active Directory
3 23 (71.88%) Windows Server
4 19 (59.38%) Microsoft
5 18 (56.25%) ITIL
6 16 (50.00%) SCCM
7 15 (46.88%) Security Cleared
7 15 (46.88%) Windows 7
8 13 (40.63%) SC Cleared
8 13 (40.63%) VMware
9 12 (37.50%) Windows 10
10 11 (34.38%) VLAN
11 10 (31.25%) SCOM
11 10 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
11 10 (31.25%) Microsoft Office
11 10 (31.25%) NHS
11 10 (31.25%) Symantec
11 10 (31.25%) McAfee
11 10 (31.25%) vSphere
11 10 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2010
12 9 (28.13%) SQL Server 2012
12 9 (28.13%) Windows Server 2012
12 9 (28.13%) VSAN
12 9 (28.13%) SharePoint
12 9 (28.13%) SQL Server
12 9 (28.13%) IIS
12 9 (28.13%) DNS
12 9 (28.13%) PRINCE2
12 9 (28.13%) DHCP
12 9 (28.13%) TCP/IP

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 10 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2010
2 9 (28.13%) IIS
2 9 (28.13%) SharePoint
3 6 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (9.38%) Skype for Business
5 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 10 (31.25%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (25.00%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (34.38%) VLAN
2 9 (28.13%) DHCP
2 9 (28.13%) DNS
2 9 (28.13%) TCP/IP
2 9 (28.13%) VSAN
3 6 (18.75%) Firewall
4 3 (9.38%) LAN
4 3 (9.38%) SAN
4 3 (9.38%) Skype
4 3 (9.38%) WAN
5 2 (6.25%) VoIP
5 2 (6.25%) VPN
6 1 (3.13%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (3.13%) PBX
6 1 (3.13%) Wireless
6 1 (3.13%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (28.13%) SQL Server
1 9 (28.13%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (3.13%) Finance
1 1 (3.13%) Legal
1 1 (3.13%) Romanian Language
1 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (25.00%) IT Support
2 7 (21.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (18.75%) IT Support Technician
3 6 (18.75%) IT Technician
3 6 (18.75%) Support Engineer
3 6 (18.75%) Support Technician
4 5 (15.63%) Test Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (12.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (9.38%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) Desktop Support
6 3 (9.38%) Wintel Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
7 2 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Technician
7 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Systems Test Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 10 (31.25%) NHS
2 5 (15.63%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.25%) Clustering
4 1 (3.13%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 28 (87.50%) Windows
2 23 (71.88%) Windows Server
3 15 (46.88%) Windows 7
4 12 (37.50%) Windows 10
5 9 (28.13%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (18.75%) Windows 8
7 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (9.38%) Windows XP
9 2 (6.25%) Windows 2000
9 2 (6.25%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (56.25%) ITIL
2 9 (28.13%) PRINCE2
3 7 (21.88%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (21.88%) Project Management
4 5 (15.63%) Configuration Management
4 5 (15.63%) Defect Management
4 5 (15.63%) Performance Monitoring
4 5 (15.63%) RUP
4 5 (15.63%) Software Engineering
4 5 (15.63%) Test Automation
4 5 (15.63%) Test Management
4 5 (15.63%) Test Scripting
4 5 (15.63%) Unified Process
5 4 (12.50%) Disk Encryption
5 4 (12.50%) High Availability
5 4 (12.50%) ITIL V3
5 4 (12.50%) Security Hardening
5 4 (12.50%) Software Deployment
5 4 (12.50%) Software Testing
5 4 (12.50%) Work Breakdown Structure
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.00%) SQL
2 6 (18.75%) PowerShell
3 4 (12.50%) C
4 2 (6.25%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (46.88%) Security Cleared
2 13 (40.63%) SC Cleared
3 7 (21.88%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (18.75%) Degree
4 6 (18.75%) MCSE
5 5 (15.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 4 (12.50%) HNC
6 4 (12.50%) ISEB
7 2 (6.25%) DV Cleared
7 2 (6.25%) MCP
8 1 (3.13%) CCNA
8 1 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (3.13%) MCTS
8 1 (3.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (84.38%) Active Directory
2 10 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (31.25%) vSphere
3 9 (28.13%) VMware Workstation
4 2 (6.25%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (6.25%) Terminal Services
4 2 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (3.13%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 16 (50.00%) SCCM
2 10 (31.25%) SCOM
3 8 (25.00%) McAfee ePO
4 6 (18.75%) Backup Exec
4 6 (18.75%) NetBackup
4 6 (18.75%) Norton AntiVirus
5 5 (15.63%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (12.50%) vCenter Server
6 4 (12.50%) WSUS
7 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (6.25%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 19 (59.38%) Microsoft
2 13 (40.63%) VMware
3 10 (31.25%) McAfee
3 10 (31.25%) Symantec
4 6 (18.75%) HP
4 6 (18.75%) Remedy
5 5 (15.63%) Citrix
6 4 (12.50%) Becrypt
6 4 (12.50%) Oracle
7 2 (6.25%) arcserve
7 2 (6.25%) CheckPoint
7 2 (6.25%) Cisco
7 2 (6.25%) Sophos
8 1 (3.13%) Extreme Networks
8 1 (3.13%) Trustwave