Period
to 21 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 January 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
UK > Wales
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 65 80 86
Rank change year-on-year +15 +6 +2
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 28 26 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 2.19% 1.84% 1.89%
As % of the Application Platforms category 17.61% 11.26% 8.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 19 19
Wales median daily rate £325 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.33% +15.38% +15.56%
10th Percentile £130 £145 £127
90th Percentile £376 £638 £353
UK median daily rate £300 £319 £300
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 3
Wales median hourly rate £11.75 £16.75 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.85% -20.24% +29.39%
10th Percentile £10.28 £12.75 £20.00
90th Percentile £13.83 £21.98 £22.00
UK median hourly rate £16.66 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.97% +3.13% -5.88%

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 Wales with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 159 231 321
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 12.45% 16.37% 22.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 153 240
Wales median daily rate £363 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.38% +6.67% +3.45%
10th Percentile £153 £176 £245
90th Percentile £575 £588 £488
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 12
Wales median hourly rate £14.00 £15.59 £25.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.18% -38.27% +68.33%
10th Percentile £10.60 £10.50 £11.68
90th Percentile £36.19 £21.98 £40.38
UK median hourly rate £19.50 £19.44 £21.00
% change year-on-year +0.33% -7.45% +16.67%

MS Exchange
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings citing MS Exchange as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for MS Exchange in Wales

MS Exchange
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing MS Exchange in Wales.

Contractor daily rate trend for MS Exchange in Wales

MS Exchange
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MS Exchange in Wales over the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MS Exchange in Wales

MS Exchange
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Exchange in Wales.

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS Exchange in Wales

MS Exchange
Contract Job Locations in 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 Wales region over the 6 months to 21 January 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
South Wales +14 24 £325 +8.33% 12
North Wales +2 2 £115 - 1
MS Exchange
UK

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 Wales region with a requirement for MS Exchange.

1 27 (96.43%) Windows
2 26 (92.86%) Active Directory
3 24 (85.71%) Windows Server
4 18 (64.29%) Microsoft
5 14 (50.00%) ITIL
5 14 (50.00%) VMware
5 14 (50.00%) SCCM
6 12 (42.86%) SCOM
6 12 (42.86%) Security Cleared
6 12 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
6 12 (42.86%) vSphere
6 12 (42.86%) VLAN
7 11 (39.29%) VMware Workstation
7 11 (39.29%) Windows 7
7 11 (39.29%) SQL Server
7 11 (39.29%) IIS
7 11 (39.29%) SharePoint
7 11 (39.29%) VSAN
7 11 (39.29%) SQL Server 2012
8 10 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (35.71%) Microsoft Project
8 10 (35.71%) SC Cleared
9 9 (32.14%) PRINCE2
9 9 (32.14%) Disaster Recovery
9 9 (32.14%) Windows 10
10 8 (28.57%) SQL
10 8 (28.57%) DHCP
10 8 (28.57%) TCP/IP
10 8 (28.57%) DNS
10 8 (28.57%) HP

MS Exchange
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 11 (39.29%) IIS
1 11 (39.29%) SharePoint
2 5 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 10 (35.71%) Microsoft Project
2 7 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (42.86%) VLAN
2 11 (39.29%) VSAN
3 8 (28.57%) DHCP
3 8 (28.57%) DNS
3 8 (28.57%) TCP/IP
4 6 (21.43%) Firewall
5 2 (7.14%) LAN
5 2 (7.14%) SAN
5 2 (7.14%) VoIP
5 2 (7.14%) VPN
5 2 (7.14%) WAN
6 1 (3.57%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (3.57%) PBX
6 1 (3.57%) Wireless
6 1 (3.57%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (39.29%) SQL Server
1 11 (39.29%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (10.71%) Romanian Language
2 1 (3.57%) Legal
2 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (28.57%) IT Support
2 7 (25.00%) Test Engineer
3 6 (21.43%) IT Support Technician
3 6 (21.43%) IT Technician
3 6 (21.43%) Support Technician
4 5 (17.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (14.29%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (14.29%) Support Engineer
6 3 (10.71%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (10.71%) Wintel Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
7 2 (7.14%) Active Directory Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) Analyst
7 2 (7.14%) Desktop Support
7 2 (7.14%) Information Systems Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) Systems Test Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) Windows Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) Windows Support Engineer
8 1 (3.57%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Analyst
8 1 (3.57%) Windows Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) NHS
2 4 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 2 (7.14%) Clustering
4 1 (3.57%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 27 (96.43%) Windows
2 24 (85.71%) Windows Server
3 11 (39.29%) Windows 7
4 10 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (32.14%) Windows 10
6 5 (17.86%) Windows 8
7 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (7.14%) Windows XP
9 1 (3.57%) Windows 2000
9 1 (3.57%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (50.00%) ITIL
2 9 (32.14%) Disaster Recovery
2 9 (32.14%) PRINCE2
3 7 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 7 (25.00%) Defect Management
3 7 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 7 (25.00%) Project Management
3 7 (25.00%) RUP
3 7 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 7 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 7 (25.00%) Test Management
3 7 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 7 (25.00%) Unified Process
4 4 (14.29%) High Availability
4 4 (14.29%) ITIL V3
4 4 (14.29%) Security Hardening
4 4 (14.29%) Software Testing
4 4 (14.29%) Work Breakdown Structure
5 2 (7.14%) Customer Requirements
6 1 (3.57%) Disk Encryption
Programming Languages
1 8 (28.57%) SQL
2 4 (14.29%) C
3 3 (10.71%) PowerShell
4 2 (7.14%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 10 (35.71%) SC Cleared
3 7 (25.00%) Degree
3 7 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (21.43%) MCSE
5 5 (17.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 4 (14.29%) HNC
6 4 (14.29%) ISEB
7 2 (7.14%) DV Cleared
7 2 (7.14%) MCP
8 1 (3.57%) CCNA
8 1 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (3.57%) MCTS
8 1 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 26 (92.86%) Active Directory
2 12 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (42.86%) vSphere
3 11 (39.29%) VMware Workstation
4 2 (7.14%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (7.14%) Terminal Services
5 1 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (3.57%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 14 (50.00%) SCCM
2 12 (42.86%) SCOM
3 7 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
4 6 (21.43%) Backup Exec
4 6 (21.43%) NetBackup
4 6 (21.43%) Norton AntiVirus
5 5 (17.86%) McAfee ePO
6 4 (14.29%) vCenter Server
6 4 (14.29%) WSUS
7 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 18 (64.29%) Microsoft
2 14 (50.00%) VMware
3 8 (28.57%) HP
4 7 (25.00%) McAfee
4 7 (25.00%) Symantec
5 4 (14.29%) Citrix
5 4 (14.29%) Oracle
6 3 (10.71%) Remedy
7 2 (7.14%) arcserve
7 2 (7.14%) Cisco
7 2 (7.14%) Sophos
8 1 (3.57%) Avaya
8 1 (3.57%) Becrypt
8 1 (3.57%) CheckPoint
8 1 (3.57%) Extreme Networks