Period
to 21 June 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 21 June 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
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 58 53 73
Rank change year-on-year -5 +20 -7
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 40 31 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 2.98% 2.83% 1.41%
As % of the Application Platforms category 18.78% 14.09% 8.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 24 9
South Wales median daily rate £375 £180 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +108.33% -10.00% +14.29%
10th Percentile £191 £147 £125
90th Percentile £438 £364 £410
Wales median daily rate £375 £180 £200
% change year-on-year +108.33% -10.00% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
South Wales median hourly rate £13.50 £16.07 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.99% -23.48% +29.23%
10th Percentile £12.75 £15.15 £20.50
90th Percentile £14.25 £16.65 £24.50
Wales median hourly rate £13.50 £16.07 £21.00
% change year-on-year -15.99% -23.48% +34.57%

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 213 220 171
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 15.88% 20.09% 16.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 140 105
South Wales median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -12.50%
10th Percentile £200 £170 £200
90th Percentile £575 £538 £475
Wales median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 6
South Wales median hourly rate £12.00 £16.07 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.33% -23.48% +82.61%
10th Percentile £10.28 £14.14 £15.41
90th Percentile £15.64 £42.80 £47.13
Wales median hourly rate £12.00 £12.75 £20.31
% change year-on-year -5.88% -37.23% +47.73%

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 June 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 21 June 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
Newport +16 30 £400 +146.15% 2
Cardiff -23 9 £249 +38.06% 4
Bridgend +9 1 - - 2
MS Exchange
Wales

For the 6 months to 21 June 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 34 (85.00%) Microsoft
2 28 (70.00%) SC Cleared
2 28 (70.00%) Security Cleared
3 24 (60.00%) Firewall
4 19 (47.50%) Active Directory
4 19 (47.50%) Problem-Solving
5 18 (45.00%) Skype
5 18 (45.00%) Windows
5 18 (45.00%) Skype for Business
6 16 (40.00%) Unified Communications
6 16 (40.00%) Video Conferencing
6 16 (40.00%) VoIP
6 16 (40.00%) Cisco
7 15 (37.50%) Polycom
7 15 (37.50%) Video\Live Streaming
7 15 (37.50%) Telepresence
7 15 (37.50%) Cisco CUCM
8 14 (35.00%) IP Telephony
9 13 (32.50%) Exchange Server 2010
9 13 (32.50%) Self-Motivation
10 12 (30.00%) Work Breakdown Structure
10 12 (30.00%) Windows 7
11 11 (27.50%) Windows Server
12 10 (25.00%) PowerShell
13 9 (22.50%) SCCM
13 9 (22.50%) Symantec
13 9 (22.50%) McAfee
13 9 (22.50%) Microsoft Office
13 9 (22.50%) ITIL
13 9 (22.50%) McAfee ePO

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 18 (45.00%) Skype for Business
2 13 (32.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.50%) IIS
5 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (22.50%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (60.00%) Firewall
2 18 (45.00%) Skype
3 16 (40.00%) Unified Communications
3 16 (40.00%) VoIP
4 15 (37.50%) Telepresence
5 14 (35.00%) IP Telephony
6 7 (17.50%) DHCP
6 7 (17.50%) DNS
7 6 (15.00%) H.323
7 6 (15.00%) SAN
7 6 (15.00%) TCP/IP
8 4 (10.00%) LAN
8 4 (10.00%) WAN
9 3 (7.50%) VLAN
10 2 (5.00%) SMTP
10 2 (5.00%) VPN
11 1 (2.50%) VSAN
11 1 (2.50%) Wireless
11 1 (2.50%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (5.00%) Electronics
2 1 (2.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (30.00%) Unified Communications Engineer
2 10 (25.00%) IP Engineer
2 10 (25.00%) IP Telephony Engineer
2 10 (25.00%) Telephony Engineer
3 8 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (15.00%) Support Engineer
5 5 (12.50%) IT Support
6 4 (10.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (7.50%) Analyst
7 3 (7.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 3 (7.50%) IT Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) IT Support Engineer
8 2 (5.00%) Administrator
8 2 (5.00%) Cisco Engineer
8 2 (5.00%) Desktop Engineer
8 2 (5.00%) Desktop Support
8 2 (5.00%) Network Engineer
8 2 (5.00%) Project Engineer
8 2 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.50%) Apache Axis
Miscellaneous
1 16 (40.00%) Video Conferencing
2 15 (37.50%) Video\Live Streaming
3 13 (32.50%) Self-Motivation
4 7 (17.50%) PKI
5 4 (10.00%) Computer Science
5 4 (10.00%) Data Centre
5 4 (10.00%) Data Structures
6 3 (7.50%) CESG
6 3 (7.50%) NHS
7 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
7 1 (2.50%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 18 (45.00%) Windows
2 12 (30.00%) Windows 7
3 11 (27.50%) Windows Server
4 8 (20.00%) Windows 10
5 5 (12.50%) Windows 8
6 3 (7.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (7.50%) Windows XP
7 2 (5.00%) Windows 2000
7 2 (5.00%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (2.50%) Linux
8 1 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (47.50%) Problem-Solving
2 12 (30.00%) Work Breakdown Structure
3 9 (22.50%) ITIL
4 5 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (12.50%) Disk Encryption
4 5 (12.50%) Migration
4 5 (12.50%) Problem Management
4 5 (12.50%) Software Deployment
5 4 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (10.00%) Project Management
5 4 (10.00%) Requirements Management
5 4 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (7.50%) High Availability
6 3 (7.50%) Time Management
7 2 (5.00%) Asset Management
7 2 (5.00%) Creative Problem-Solving
7 2 (5.00%) Data Migration
7 2 (5.00%) PRINCE2
7 2 (5.00%) Workflow
8 1 (2.50%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 10 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 8 (20.00%) C
3 6 (15.00%) SQL
4 4 (10.00%) VB
4 4 (10.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 28 (70.00%) SC Cleared
1 28 (70.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (12.50%) CCNA
3 5 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (7.50%) MCSA
4 3 (7.50%) MCSE
5 2 (5.00%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (47.50%) Active Directory
2 4 (10.00%) Forefront TMG
2 4 (10.00%) Hyper-V
2 4 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (10.00%) vSphere
3 2 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.50%) Sendmail
4 1 (2.50%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 15 (37.50%) Cisco CUCM
2 9 (22.50%) McAfee ePO
2 9 (22.50%) SCCM
3 4 (10.00%) Backup Exec
3 4 (10.00%) NetBackup
3 4 (10.00%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (7.50%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (5.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (2.50%) SCOM
6 1 (2.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (2.50%) vCenter Server
6 1 (2.50%) WSUS
Vendors
1 34 (85.00%) Microsoft
2 16 (40.00%) Cisco
3 15 (37.50%) Polycom
4 9 (22.50%) McAfee
4 9 (22.50%) Symantec
5 6 (15.00%) VMware
6 5 (12.50%) Becrypt
6 5 (12.50%) Remedy
7 3 (7.50%) Citrix
8 2 (5.00%) CheckPoint
9 1 (2.50%) Extreme Networks
9 1 (2.50%) Red Hat
9 1 (2.50%) Trend Micro
9 1 (2.50%) Trustwave