Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 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
18 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 69 69
Rank change year-on-year +19 0 +10
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 29 16 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 3.12% 1.44% 2.65%
As % of the Application Platforms category 17.58% 10.13% 11.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 8 16
South Wales median daily rate £180 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -52.00% +7.14% +27.27%
10th Percentile £130 £200 £143
90th Percentile £410 £494 £356
Wales median daily rate £180 £475 £350
% change year-on-year -62.11% +35.71% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 5
South Wales median hourly rate £12.93 £13.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.22% -35.71% +42.37%
10th Percentile £10.50 £11.85 £11.05
90th Percentile £16.01 £21.50 £22.00
Wales median hourly rate £15.78 £13.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year +16.85% -35.71% +31.25%

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 165 158 307
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 17.74% 14.18% 23.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 96 211
South Wales median daily rate £350 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £156 £229 £263
90th Percentile £538 £581 £488
Wales median daily rate £350 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -17.65% +6.25% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 11
South Wales median hourly rate £14.93 £13.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.59% -35.71% -6.67%
10th Percentile £11.05 £11.85 £9.75
90th Percentile £42.80 £21.60 £30.25
Wales median hourly rate £12.50 £15.59 £21.00
% change year-on-year -19.81% -25.77% +10.53%

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 18 October 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 18 October 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 +10 14 £180 -20.00%
Newport +21 6 £244 +21.88% 2
Torfaen - 3 £130 -
Bridgend +5 2 £438 -2.78%
Rhondda Cynon Taff - 2 £400 -
MS Exchange
Wales

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 26 (89.66%) Windows
1 26 (89.66%) Active Directory
2 23 (79.31%) Windows Server
3 20 (68.97%) Microsoft
4 15 (51.72%) VMware
5 14 (48.28%) ITIL
6 13 (44.83%) Citrix
7 12 (41.38%) VMware Infrastructure
8 11 (37.93%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 10 (34.48%) Firewall
10 8 (27.59%) Security Cleared
11 7 (24.14%) HP
11 7 (24.14%) PRINCE2
11 7 (24.14%) Disaster Recovery
12 6 (20.69%) CCNA
12 6 (20.69%) Cisco Certification
12 6 (20.69%) SQL Server
12 6 (20.69%) Cisco
12 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2012
13 5 (17.24%) SQL Server 2012
13 5 (17.24%) vSphere
13 5 (17.24%) VSAN
13 5 (17.24%) Symantec
13 5 (17.24%) McAfee
13 5 (17.24%) Norton AntiVirus
13 5 (17.24%) SQL
13 5 (17.24%) IIS
13 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Project
13 5 (17.24%) SharePoint
13 5 (17.24%) DNS

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 5 (17.24%) IIS
1 5 (17.24%) SharePoint
2 3 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (3.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2000
4 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 10 (34.48%) Firewall
2 5 (17.24%) DHCP
2 5 (17.24%) DNS
2 5 (17.24%) TCP/IP
2 5 (17.24%) VLAN
2 5 (17.24%) VSAN
3 4 (13.79%) Internet
4 2 (6.90%) SAN
5 1 (3.45%) LAN
5 1 (3.45%) VPN
5 1 (3.45%) WAN
5 1 (3.45%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.69%) SQL Server
2 5 (17.24%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.45%) Crystal Reports
General
1 3 (10.34%) Legal
2 1 (3.45%) Local Government
2 1 (3.45%) Romanian Language
2 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (44.83%) Support Engineer
2 7 (24.14%) Network Engineer
2 7 (24.14%) Network Support
2 7 (24.14%) Network Support Engineer
2 7 (24.14%) Server Engineer
2 7 (24.14%) Server Support
3 6 (20.69%) Server Support Engineer
3 6 (20.69%) Technical Engineer
3 6 (20.69%) Technical Support
3 6 (20.69%) Technical Support Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) IT Support
5 3 (10.34%) IT Support Technician
5 3 (10.34%) IT Technician
5 3 (10.34%) Support Technician
5 3 (10.34%) Test Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Wintel Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Systems Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) NHS
2 3 (10.34%) Clustering
3 2 (6.90%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.45%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 26 (89.66%) Windows
2 23 (79.31%) Windows Server
3 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (13.79%) Windows 10
4 4 (13.79%) Windows 7
5 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (6.90%) Windows 8
6 2 (6.90%) Windows XP
7 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (48.28%) ITIL
2 7 (24.14%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (24.14%) PRINCE2
3 3 (10.34%) Configuration Management
3 3 (10.34%) Defect Management
3 3 (10.34%) Information Governance
3 3 (10.34%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (10.34%) Project Management
3 3 (10.34%) RUP
3 3 (10.34%) Software Engineering
3 3 (10.34%) Test Automation
3 3 (10.34%) Test Management
3 3 (10.34%) Test Scripting
3 3 (10.34%) Unified Process
4 2 (6.90%) Data Protection
4 2 (6.90%) High Availability
4 2 (6.90%) ITIL V3
4 2 (6.90%) Migration
4 2 (6.90%) Security Hardening
4 2 (6.90%) Work Breakdown Structure
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.24%) SQL
2 3 (10.34%) PowerShell
2 3 (10.34%) VBScript
3 1 (3.45%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (37.93%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 8 (27.59%) Security Cleared
3 6 (20.69%) CCNA
3 6 (20.69%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (17.24%) Degree
4 5 (17.24%) SC Cleared
5 4 (13.79%) MCSE
5 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (10.34%) DV Cleared
7 2 (6.90%) HNC
7 2 (6.90%) ISEB
7 2 (6.90%) MCP
System Software
1 26 (89.66%) Active Directory
2 12 (41.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (17.24%) VMware Workstation
3 5 (17.24%) vSphere
4 3 (10.34%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 3 (10.34%) Terminal Services
4 3 (10.34%) XenApp
5 2 (6.90%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (3.45%) Hyper-V
6 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (3.45%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 5 (17.24%) Backup Exec
1 5 (17.24%) NetBackup
1 5 (17.24%) Norton AntiVirus
1 5 (17.24%) SCCM
1 5 (17.24%) SCOM
2 4 (13.79%) HP Data Protector
2 4 (13.79%) Tivoli
2 4 (13.79%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 3 (10.34%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (6.90%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (6.90%) vCenter Server
4 2 (6.90%) WSUS
Vendors
1 20 (68.97%) Microsoft
2 15 (51.72%) VMware
3 13 (44.83%) Citrix
4 7 (24.14%) HP
5 6 (20.69%) Cisco
6 5 (17.24%) McAfee
6 5 (17.24%) Symantec
7 3 (10.34%) arcserve
7 3 (10.34%) Remedy
7 3 (10.34%) Sophos
8 2 (6.90%) Oracle
9 1 (3.45%) SonicWALL