Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 81 56 78
Rank change year-on-year -25 +22 +7
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 31 37 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.94% 3.22% 1.76%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.80% 18.78% 11.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 31 14
Wales median daily rate £400 £180 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +122.22% -62.11% +35.71%
10th Percentile £180 £130 £204
90th Percentile £450 £425 £638
UK median daily rate £320 £300 £320
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 5
Wales median hourly rate £90.50 £15.78 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +473.69% +16.85% -35.71%
10th Percentile £33.95 £10.99 £11.85
90th Percentile £150.65 £16.66 £21.50
UK median hourly rate £16.58 £17.00 £16.15
% change year-on-year -2.47% +5.26% -2.12%

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 287 197 217
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 17.92% 17.16% 15.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 126 132
Wales median daily rate £425 £363 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.24% -14.71% +6.25%
10th Percentile £288 £140 £263
90th Percentile £581 £538 £613
UK median daily rate £450 £445 £420
% change year-on-year +1.12% +5.95% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 8
Wales median hourly rate £18.19 £12.50 £15.59
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +45.48% -19.81% -25.77%
10th Percentile £12.35 £10.45 £11.95
90th Percentile £65.94 £20.41 £21.58
UK median hourly rate £21.38 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +6.88% - -

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 20 October 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Wales

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing MS Exchange in Wales over the 6 months to 20 October 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 20 October 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 -32 26 £400 +122.22% 5
North Wales -1 4 £190 +46.15% 2
West Wales +8 1 £168 -64.74% 1
MS Exchange
UK

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 Wales region with a requirement for MS Exchange.

1 22 (70.97%) Microsoft
2 19 (61.29%) Active Directory
2 19 (61.29%) Firewall
3 18 (58.06%) SC Cleared
3 18 (58.06%) Security Cleared
4 16 (51.61%) Windows
5 15 (48.39%) Windows Server
6 14 (45.16%) Problem-Solving
7 12 (38.71%) Skype
7 12 (38.71%) Skype for Business
8 11 (35.48%) Unified Communications
8 11 (35.48%) VoIP
9 10 (32.26%) Cisco
9 10 (32.26%) Video\Live Streaming
9 10 (32.26%) Cisco CUCM
9 10 (32.26%) Polycom
9 10 (32.26%) Video Conferencing
9 10 (32.26%) Telepresence
10 9 (29.03%) Work Breakdown Structure
10 9 (29.03%) ITIL
10 9 (29.03%) SQL Server
11 8 (25.81%) IP Telephony
11 8 (25.81%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 8 (25.81%) Self-Motivation
12 7 (22.58%) PKI
12 7 (22.58%) MCSE
12 7 (22.58%) Microsoft Certification
13 6 (19.35%) Disaster Recovery
13 6 (19.35%) PowerShell
13 6 (19.35%) Migration

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 12 (38.71%) Skype for Business
2 4 (12.90%) IIS
3 3 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (9.68%) SharePoint
4 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (61.29%) Firewall
2 12 (38.71%) Skype
3 11 (35.48%) Unified Communications
3 11 (35.48%) VoIP
4 10 (32.26%) Telepresence
5 8 (25.81%) IP Telephony
6 5 (16.13%) H.323
6 5 (16.13%) SAN
7 3 (9.68%) VLAN
7 3 (9.68%) VSAN
8 1 (3.23%) Internet
8 1 (3.23%) Intranet
8 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
8 1 (3.23%) VPN
8 1 (3.23%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (29.03%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.68%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (9.68%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.23%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (12.90%) Electronics
2 1 (3.23%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (22.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 7 (22.58%) IP Engineer
1 7 (22.58%) IP Telephony Engineer
1 7 (22.58%) Telephony Engineer
2 6 (19.35%) IT Support
2 6 (19.35%) Unified Communications Engineer
3 5 (16.13%) IT Technician
4 4 (12.90%) IT Support Technician
4 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Support Technician
5 2 (6.45%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Cisco Consultant
6 1 (3.23%) Integration Consultant
6 1 (3.23%) Integration Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Messaging Administrator
6 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Consultant
6 1 (3.23%) Systems Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) Apache Axis
2 1 (3.23%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (32.26%) Video Conferencing
1 10 (32.26%) Video\Live Streaming
2 8 (25.81%) Self-Motivation
3 7 (22.58%) PKI
4 6 (19.35%) Data Centre
5 5 (16.13%) Data Structures
6 3 (9.68%) Management Information System
6 3 (9.68%) NHS
7 2 (6.45%) CESG
7 2 (6.45%) Computer Science
8 1 (3.23%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 16 (51.61%) Windows
2 15 (48.39%) Windows Server
3 3 (9.68%) Linux
3 3 (9.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (9.68%) Windows 10
4 2 (6.45%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (45.16%) Problem-Solving
2 9 (29.03%) ITIL
2 9 (29.03%) Work Breakdown Structure
3 8 (25.81%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 6 (19.35%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (19.35%) Migration
5 5 (16.13%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (16.13%) Requirements Management
5 5 (16.13%) Server Management
5 5 (16.13%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (12.90%) Data Migration
7 3 (9.68%) High Availability
7 3 (9.68%) PRINCE2
8 2 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (6.45%) ITIL V3
8 2 (6.45%) Project Management
8 2 (6.45%) Security Hardening
8 2 (6.45%) TOGAF
9 1 (3.23%) Acceptance Criteria
9 1 (3.23%) IT Strategy
Programming Languages
1 6 (19.35%) PowerShell
2 5 (16.13%) VB
2 5 (16.13%) VBScript
3 4 (12.90%) C
3 4 (12.90%) SQL
4 1 (3.23%) C#
Qualifications
1 18 (58.06%) SC Cleared
1 18 (58.06%) Security Cleared
2 7 (22.58%) MCSE
2 7 (22.58%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (16.13%) HNC
4 4 (12.90%) CCNA
4 4 (12.90%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (12.90%) Degree
5 3 (9.68%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (3.23%) ISEB
6 1 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (3.23%) Postgraduate
System Software
1 19 (61.29%) Active Directory
2 5 (16.13%) Forefront TMG
2 5 (16.13%) Hyper-V
3 3 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (9.68%) VMware Workstation
3 3 (9.68%) vSphere
4 1 (3.23%) BitLocker
4 1 (3.23%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 10 (32.26%) Cisco CUCM
2 6 (19.35%) SCCM
3 3 (9.68%) Backup Exec
3 3 (9.68%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (9.68%) NetBackup
3 3 (9.68%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (9.68%) SCOM
3 3 (9.68%) vCenter Server
3 3 (9.68%) WSUS
4 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (3.23%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (3.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 22 (70.97%) Microsoft
2 10 (32.26%) Cisco
2 10 (32.26%) Polycom
3 4 (12.90%) Symantec
4 3 (9.68%) McAfee
4 3 (9.68%) Red Hat
4 3 (9.68%) VMware
5 1 (3.23%) Citrix
5 1 (3.23%) Lumension
5 1 (3.23%) Trend Micro