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 April 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 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 61 49
Rank change year-on-year +19 -12  
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 11 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 1.99% 1.11% 1.67%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.46% 6.38% 8.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 3
Median daily rate £175 £375 £170
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -53.33% +120.58%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £297 £300 £289
% change year-on-year -0.91% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £16.28 £23.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.72% +11.90%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.28 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +8.53% -6.25%  

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 96 94 100
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 17.39% 17.34% 20.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 52 72
Median daily rate £425 £350 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.42% -17.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £473 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £397 £375
% change year-on-year +0.75% +5.86%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Median hourly rate £15.39 £23.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.51% +11.90%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £17.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year +13.04% -13.75%  

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 April 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 April 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
Caerphilly - 6 £180 -
Cardiff +25 4 £170 +36.00%
Bridgend -4 1 £450 +5.88%
MS Exchange
Wales

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (94.74%) Microsoft
2 18 (94.74%) Active Directory
3 17 (89.47%) Windows Server
4 15 (78.95%) VMware
5 13 (68.42%) Cisco
5 13 (68.42%) ITIL
6 12 (63.16%) CCNA
6 12 (63.16%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (63.16%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 9 (47.37%) Windows 7
8 6 (31.58%) Citrix
8 6 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
9 4 (21.05%) HP Data Protector
9 4 (21.05%) Firewall
9 4 (21.05%) Tivoli
9 4 (21.05%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 4 (21.05%) Internet
9 4 (21.05%) HP
10 3 (15.79%) Terminal Services
10 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
10 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (10.53%) Office 365
11 2 (10.53%) Virtual Servers
11 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2007
11 2 (10.53%) Time Management
11 2 (10.53%) Hyper-V
11 2 (10.53%) NAS
11 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
11 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Virtual Server

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 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (5.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2000
2 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.26%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) Firewall
1 4 (21.05%) Internet
2 2 (10.53%) ADSL
2 2 (10.53%) LAN
2 2 (10.53%) NAS
2 2 (10.53%) SAN
2 2 (10.53%) Wireless
3 1 (5.26%) DHCP
3 1 (5.26%) DNS
3 1 (5.26%) Extranet
3 1 (5.26%) Intranet
3 1 (5.26%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (5.26%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Support Engineer
2 6 (31.58%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 6 (31.58%) Technical Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (21.05%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Server Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Field Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) IT Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Service Desk Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Technical Support
5 2 (10.53%) Technical Support Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) .NET Developer
6 1 (5.26%) ASP Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Database Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Desktop Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Desktop Support
6 1 (5.26%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) .NET
1 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
1 1 (5.26%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) iPhone
2 1 (5.26%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.26%) Clustering
2 1 (5.26%) Driving Licence
2 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (5.26%) Mobile Computing
2 1 (5.26%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (89.47%) Windows Server
3 9 (47.37%) Windows 7
4 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (10.53%) Android
6 1 (5.26%) Solaris
6 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) ITIL
2 2 (10.53%) Time Management
3 1 (5.26%) Business Continuity
3 1 (5.26%) Coaching
3 1 (5.26%) CRM
3 1 (5.26%) Desktop Virtualisation
3 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (5.26%) High Availability
3 1 (5.26%) Incident Management
3 1 (5.26%) Project Management
3 1 (5.26%) Resource Management
3 1 (5.26%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) PowerShell
1 2 (10.53%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.26%) VB.NET
2 1 (5.26%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (63.16%) CCNA
1 12 (63.16%) Cisco Certification
1 12 (63.16%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
3 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
4 1 (5.26%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 18 (94.74%) Active Directory
2 6 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (15.79%) Terminal Services
4 2 (10.53%) Hyper-V
4 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (10.53%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (5.26%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (5.26%) Terminal Server
5 1 (5.26%) VMware ESX
5 1 (5.26%) vSphere
5 1 (5.26%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) HP Data Protector
1 4 (21.05%) Tivoli
1 4 (21.05%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (5.26%) Backup Exec
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (5.26%) NetBackup
2 1 (5.26%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (5.26%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (94.74%) Microsoft
2 15 (78.95%) VMware
3 13 (68.42%) Cisco
4 6 (31.58%) Citrix
5 4 (21.05%) HP
6 2 (10.53%) Apple
7 1 (5.26%) arcserve
7 1 (5.26%) Intel Security
7 1 (5.26%) NetApp
7 1 (5.26%) Oracle
7 1 (5.26%) Remedy
7 1 (5.26%) SAP
7 1 (5.26%) Sophos
7 1 (5.26%) Sun
7 1 (5.26%) Symantec