Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 67 73
Rank change year-on-year +16 +6 -25
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 27 17 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 2.69% 1.74% 2.20%
As % of the Application Platforms category 15.17% 12.88% 10.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 8 8
South Wales median daily rate £180 £288 £173
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -37.39% +66.67% -45.88%
10th Percentile £130 £174 £118
90th Percentile £364 £415 £372
Wales median daily rate £180 £288 £173
% change year-on-year -37.39% +66.67% -45.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 6
South Wales median hourly rate £15.86 £17.25 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.06% -17.86% +42.37%
10th Percentile £11.01 £12.00 £11.13
90th Percentile £16.62 £23.38 £22.00
Wales median hourly rate £15.82 £17.25 £19.23
% change year-on-year -8.30% -10.30% +30.37%

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 178 132 249
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 17.75% 13.52% 21.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 78 163
South Wales median daily rate £350 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -12.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £156 £200 £275
90th Percentile £476 £475 £475
Wales median daily rate £350 £363 £400
% change year-on-year -3.45% -9.38% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 8
South Wales median hourly rate £15.86 £19.63 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.18% +18.94% -34.00%
10th Percentile £11.50 £12.05 £10.45
90th Percentile £39.07 £22.45 £22.00
Wales median hourly rate £14.50 £16.56 £15.98
% change year-on-year -12.45% +3.65% -32.72%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 +12 16 £180 -10.00%
Caerphilly - 3 £180 -
Torfaen - 3 £130 -
Newport +6 2 £163 -40.91% 2
Rhondda Cynon Taff - 2 £400 -
Bridgend -3 1 £450 +5.88%
MS Exchange
Wales

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 24 (88.89%) Windows
2 23 (85.19%) Active Directory
3 21 (77.78%) Windows Server
4 18 (66.67%) Microsoft
5 17 (62.96%) ITIL
6 15 (55.56%) VMware
6 15 (55.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 13 (48.15%) Citrix
8 10 (37.04%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (37.04%) Cisco
8 10 (37.04%) CCNA
9 9 (33.33%) Firewall
9 9 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
10 5 (18.52%) HP Data Protector
10 5 (18.52%) Windows 7
10 5 (18.52%) HP
10 5 (18.52%) Internet
10 5 (18.52%) Tivoli
10 5 (18.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 4 (14.81%) PRINCE2
11 4 (14.81%) NHS
12 3 (11.11%) Legal
12 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
12 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (11.11%) Information Governance
12 3 (11.11%) Degree
13 2 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
13 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 2 (7.41%) Data Protection
13 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared

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 (3.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2000
1 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 9 (33.33%) Firewall
2 5 (18.52%) Internet
3 2 (7.41%) SAN
4 1 (3.70%) DHCP
4 1 (3.70%) DNS
4 1 (3.70%) LAN
4 1 (3.70%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.70%) VPN
4 1 (3.70%) WAN
4 1 (3.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) Crystal Reports
General
1 3 (11.11%) Legal
2 1 (3.70%) Local Government
2 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (55.56%) Support Engineer
2 7 (25.93%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 7 (25.93%) Network Engineer
2 7 (25.93%) Network Support
2 7 (25.93%) Network Support Engineer
2 7 (25.93%) Server Engineer
3 6 (22.22%) Server Support
3 6 (22.22%) Server Support Engineer
3 6 (22.22%) Technical Engineer
4 5 (18.52%) 2nd Line Support
4 5 (18.52%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 5 (18.52%) Technical Support
4 5 (18.52%) Technical Support Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) IT Support
5 3 (11.11%) IT Support Technician
5 3 (11.11%) IT Technician
5 3 (11.11%) Support Technician
6 2 (7.41%) Customer Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Exchange Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) NHS
2 1 (3.70%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.70%) Clustering
2 1 (3.70%) Driving Licence
2 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 24 (88.89%) Windows
2 21 (77.78%) Windows Server
3 5 (18.52%) Windows 7
4 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (7.41%) Windows 10
5 2 (7.41%) Windows XP
6 1 (3.70%) Solaris
6 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (62.96%) ITIL
2 4 (14.81%) PRINCE2
3 3 (11.11%) Information Governance
4 2 (7.41%) Data Protection
4 2 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (7.41%) Migration
5 1 (3.70%) Business Continuity
5 1 (3.70%) Coaching
5 1 (3.70%) CRM
5 1 (3.70%) Desktop Virtualisation
5 1 (3.70%) High Availability
5 1 (3.70%) Line Management
5 1 (3.70%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (3.70%) Performance Management
5 1 (3.70%) Power Management
5 1 (3.70%) Project Management
5 1 (3.70%) Resource Management
5 1 (3.70%) Risk Management
5 1 (3.70%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.70%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.41%) SQL
2 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (55.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 10 (37.04%) CCNA
2 10 (37.04%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (11.11%) Degree
4 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
5 1 (3.70%) DV Cleared
5 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 23 (85.19%) Active Directory
2 9 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (7.41%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (7.41%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (7.41%) XenApp
4 1 (3.70%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.70%) Terminal Server
4 1 (3.70%) Terminal Services
4 1 (3.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (18.52%) HP Data Protector
1 5 (18.52%) Tivoli
1 5 (18.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (3.70%) Backup Exec
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (3.70%) NetBackup
2 1 (3.70%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 18 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 15 (55.56%) VMware
3 13 (48.15%) Citrix
4 10 (37.04%) Cisco
5 5 (18.52%) HP
6 1 (3.70%) arcserve
6 1 (3.70%) McAfee
6 1 (3.70%) NetApp
6 1 (3.70%) Oracle
6 1 (3.70%) Remedy
6 1 (3.70%) SAP
6 1 (3.70%) SonicWALL
6 1 (3.70%) Sophos
6 1 (3.70%) Sun
6 1 (3.70%) Symantec