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 3 months to 24 June 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 49 63
Rank change year-on-year +6 +14  
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 19 11 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 3.08% 1.96% 1.96%
As % of the Application Platforms category 16.67% 11.22% 7.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 6 7
Median daily rate £180 £288 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -37.39% +64.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £163 £146
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £431
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £310 £275
% change year-on-year -3.35% +12.87%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Median hourly rate £16.07 £21.00 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.47% +29.23%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.90 £21.00 £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.24 £21.00 £20.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.28 £15.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year +6.75% -23.75%  

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 Wales with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 114 98 214
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 18.51% 17.44% 24.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 53 134
Median daily rate £350 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £200 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £475 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 4
Median hourly rate £14.50 £19.63 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.11% +10.56%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.37 £21.00 £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year - +19.04%  

MS Exchange
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wales citing MS Exchange as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

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 3 months to 24 June 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 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +4 18 £180 -37.39% 2
West Wales -4 1 £475 -
MS Exchange
UK

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 30 (90.91%) Windows
2 29 (87.88%) Active Directory
3 27 (81.82%) Microsoft
4 26 (78.79%) Windows Server
5 24 (72.73%) VMware
6 19 (57.58%) ITIL
7 17 (51.52%) CCNA
7 17 (51.52%) Cisco
7 17 (51.52%) Cisco Certification
7 17 (51.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 16 (48.48%) Citrix
9 12 (36.36%) Firewall
9 12 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
10 10 (30.30%) Windows 7
11 8 (24.24%) Tivoli
11 8 (24.24%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 7 (21.21%) Internet
12 7 (21.21%) HP
12 7 (21.21%) HP Data Protector
13 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2012
14 4 (12.12%) Wireless
14 4 (12.12%) SAN
15 3 (9.09%) Apple
15 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
15 3 (9.09%) LAN
15 3 (9.09%) Terminal Services
15 3 (9.09%) Time Management
15 3 (9.09%) Security Cleared
15 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
15 3 (9.09%) Hyper-V

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 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2000
2 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.09%) Office 365
2 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.03%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (36.36%) Firewall
2 7 (21.21%) Internet
3 4 (12.12%) SAN
3 4 (12.12%) Wireless
4 3 (9.09%) LAN
5 2 (6.06%) ADSL
5 2 (6.06%) DHCP
5 2 (6.06%) DNS
5 2 (6.06%) NAS
6 1 (3.03%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
6 1 (3.03%) VPN
6 1 (3.03%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.03%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.03%) TestDirector
General
1 1 (3.03%) Local Government
1 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (48.48%) Support Engineer
2 10 (30.30%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 10 (30.30%) Technical Engineer
3 8 (24.24%) Network Engineer
3 8 (24.24%) Server Engineer
4 7 (21.21%) Network Support
4 7 (21.21%) Network Support Engineer
5 6 (18.18%) 2nd Line Support
5 6 (18.18%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 6 (18.18%) Server Support
5 6 (18.18%) Server Support Engineer
5 6 (18.18%) Technical Support
5 6 (18.18%) Technical Support Engineer
6 4 (12.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (9.09%) IT Engineer
8 2 (6.06%) Consultant
8 2 (6.06%) Customer Engineer
8 2 (6.06%) Field Engineer
8 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Engineer
8 2 (6.06%) Service Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) Elastic Stack
1 1 (3.03%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) Clustering
1 2 (6.06%) iPhone
2 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.03%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.03%) Driving Licence
2 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 30 (90.91%) Windows
2 26 (78.79%) Windows Server
3 10 (30.30%) Windows 7
4 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (6.06%) Android
6 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (6.06%) Windows XP
7 1 (3.03%) AIX
7 1 (3.03%) Linux
7 1 (3.03%) Mac OS X
7 1 (3.03%) Solaris
7 1 (3.03%) Unix
7 1 (3.03%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (57.58%) ITIL
2 3 (9.09%) Time Management
3 2 (6.06%) Data Protection
3 2 (6.06%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (6.06%) High Availability
3 2 (6.06%) Migration
4 1 (3.03%) Break/Fix
4 1 (3.03%) Business Continuity
4 1 (3.03%) Coaching
4 1 (3.03%) Defect Management
4 1 (3.03%) Desktop Virtualisation
4 1 (3.03%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (3.03%) Performance Management
4 1 (3.03%) Power Management
4 1 (3.03%) Project Management
4 1 (3.03%) Resource Management
4 1 (3.03%) Risk Management
4 1 (3.03%) Server Virtualisation
4 1 (3.03%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.06%) PowerShell
1 2 (6.06%) SQL
2 1 (3.03%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (51.52%) CCNA
1 17 (51.52%) Cisco Certification
1 17 (51.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 3 (9.09%) Security Cleared
3 2 (6.06%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.03%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 29 (87.88%) Active Directory
2 12 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (9.09%) Hyper-V
3 3 (9.09%) Terminal Services
4 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (6.06%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (6.06%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (6.06%) vSphere
4 2 (6.06%) XenApp
5 1 (3.03%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (3.03%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (3.03%) Terminal Server
5 1 (3.03%) VMware Server
5 1 (3.03%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (24.24%) Tivoli
1 8 (24.24%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 7 (21.21%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (6.06%) SCCM
4 1 (3.03%) Ansible
4 1 (3.03%) Backup Exec
4 1 (3.03%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (3.03%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (3.03%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (3.03%) NetBackup
4 1 (3.03%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (3.03%) Puppet
4 1 (3.03%) WSUS
Vendors
1 27 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 24 (72.73%) VMware
3 17 (51.52%) Cisco
4 16 (48.48%) Citrix
5 7 (21.21%) HP
6 3 (9.09%) Apple
7 2 (6.06%) McAfee
7 2 (6.06%) Sophos
8 1 (3.03%) arcserve
8 1 (3.03%) BMC
8 1 (3.03%) IBM
8 1 (3.03%) NetApp
8 1 (3.03%) Oracle
8 1 (3.03%) Remedy
8 1 (3.03%) SAP
8 1 (3.03%) ServiceNow
8 1 (3.03%) SonicWALL
8 1 (3.03%) Sun
8 1 (3.03%) Symantec
8 1 (3.03%) Veritas
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