Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 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
UK > Wales
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 82 75
Rank change year-on-year +31 -7 +21
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 42 22 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 3.52% 1.56% 2.17%
As % of the Application Platforms category 20.49% 10.00% 9.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 14 20
Wales median daily rate £163 £475 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -65.79% +35.71% +40.00%
10th Percentile £130 £235 £130
90th Percentile £350 £638 £366
UK median daily rate £300 £325 £300
% change year-on-year -7.69% +8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 4
Wales median hourly rate £10.00 £13.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.93% -35.71% +35.48%
UK median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year +3.03% +2.23% +0.88%

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 205 220 365
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 17.17% 15.56% 22.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 134 255
Wales median daily rate £356 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.18% +9.68% +10.71%
10th Percentile £133 £270 £222
90th Percentile £540 £611 £488
UK median daily rate £450 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 14
Wales median hourly rate £11.00 £13.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.52% -35.71% +20.27%
10th Percentile £10.00 £11.85 £10.05
90th Percentile £15.83 £21.60 £38.63
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £20.00

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 18 November 2017.

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 18 November 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
South Wales +30 33 £171 -54.33% 1
North Wales - 8 £130 - 1
MS Exchange
UK

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 Wales region with a requirement for MS Exchange.

1 41 (97.62%) Windows
2 39 (92.86%) Active Directory
3 38 (90.48%) Windows Server
4 24 (57.14%) ITIL
5 23 (54.76%) Microsoft
6 17 (40.48%) VMware
6 17 (40.48%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 15 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
8 14 (33.33%) PRINCE2
9 13 (30.95%) Microsoft Project
10 12 (28.57%) Degree
11 11 (26.19%) HP
11 11 (26.19%) Citrix
11 11 (26.19%) NHS
12 10 (23.81%) vSphere
12 10 (23.81%) Windows Server 2012
12 10 (23.81%) Disaster Recovery
12 10 (23.81%) Firewall
12 10 (23.81%) SQL Server
12 10 (23.81%) VLAN
13 9 (21.43%) SCCM
13 9 (21.43%) SCOM
13 9 (21.43%) VMware Workstation
13 9 (21.43%) IIS
13 9 (21.43%) SharePoint
13 9 (21.43%) SQL Server 2012
13 9 (21.43%) Windows 7
13 9 (21.43%) VSAN
14 8 (19.05%) Windows 10
14 8 (19.05%) Microsoft Office

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 9 (21.43%) IIS
1 9 (21.43%) SharePoint
2 4 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 13 (30.95%) Microsoft Project
2 8 (19.05%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 10 (23.81%) Firewall
1 10 (23.81%) VLAN
2 9 (21.43%) VSAN
3 5 (11.90%) DHCP
3 5 (11.90%) DNS
3 5 (11.90%) TCP/IP
4 3 (7.14%) Internet
5 2 (4.76%) SAN
5 2 (4.76%) VPN
6 1 (2.38%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (2.38%) LAN
6 1 (2.38%) PBX
6 1 (2.38%) VoIP
6 1 (2.38%) WAN
6 1 (2.38%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (23.81%) SQL Server
2 9 (21.43%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.38%) Crystal Reports
General
1 5 (11.90%) Legal
2 3 (7.14%) Romanian Language
3 2 (4.76%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (30.95%) IT Support
2 11 (26.19%) IT Support Technician
2 11 (26.19%) IT Technician
2 11 (26.19%) Support Engineer
2 11 (26.19%) Support Technician
3 7 (16.67%) Network Engineer
3 7 (16.67%) Test Engineer
4 6 (14.29%) Network Support
4 6 (14.29%) Network Support Engineer
4 6 (14.29%) Server Engineer
4 6 (14.29%) Server Support
5 5 (11.90%) Server Support Engineer
5 5 (11.90%) Technical Engineer
5 5 (11.90%) Technical Support
5 5 (11.90%) Technical Support Engineer
6 4 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
8 2 (4.76%) 1st Line Support
8 2 (4.76%) Desktop Support
8 2 (4.76%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.76%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 11 (26.19%) NHS
2 4 (9.52%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.76%) Clustering
4 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.38%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 41 (97.62%) Windows
2 38 (90.48%) Windows Server
3 10 (23.81%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (21.43%) Windows 7
5 8 (19.05%) Windows 10
6 3 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (4.76%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (2.38%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (57.14%) ITIL
2 14 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 10 (23.81%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 7 (16.67%) Defect Management
4 7 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
4 7 (16.67%) Project Management
4 7 (16.67%) RUP
4 7 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 7 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 7 (16.67%) Test Management
4 7 (16.67%) Test Scripting
4 7 (16.67%) Unified Process
5 5 (11.90%) Information Governance
6 4 (9.52%) Software Testing
7 3 (7.14%) Customer Requirements
7 3 (7.14%) Line Management
7 3 (7.14%) Service Delivery
8 2 (4.76%) Security Hardening
8 2 (4.76%) Work Breakdown Structure
Programming Languages
1 7 (16.67%) SQL
2 5 (11.90%) C
3 2 (4.76%) PowerShell
3 2 (4.76%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (40.48%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 12 (28.57%) Degree
3 8 (19.05%) Security Cleared
4 6 (14.29%) CCNA
4 6 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (14.29%) SC Cleared
5 5 (11.90%) MCSE
6 4 (9.52%) ISEB
7 2 (4.76%) DV Cleared
7 2 (4.76%) HNC
7 2 (4.76%) MCP
8 1 (2.38%) MCITP
8 1 (2.38%) MCTS
8 1 (2.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 39 (92.86%) Active Directory
2 15 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (23.81%) vSphere
4 9 (21.43%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (4.76%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (4.76%) Terminal Services
5 2 (4.76%) XenApp
6 1 (2.38%) Hyper-V
6 1 (2.38%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (21.43%) SCCM
1 9 (21.43%) SCOM
2 7 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (9.52%) Backup Exec
3 4 (9.52%) NetBackup
3 4 (9.52%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (7.14%) HP Data Protector
4 3 (7.14%) Tivoli
4 3 (7.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (4.76%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (4.76%) vCenter Server
5 2 (4.76%) WSUS
Vendors
1 23 (54.76%) Microsoft
2 17 (40.48%) VMware
3 11 (26.19%) Citrix
3 11 (26.19%) HP
4 6 (14.29%) Cisco
5 4 (9.52%) McAfee
5 4 (9.52%) Oracle
5 4 (9.52%) Symantec
6 2 (4.76%) arcserve
6 2 (4.76%) Remedy
6 2 (4.76%) Sophos
7 1 (2.38%) Avaya
7 1 (2.38%) SonicWALL