Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 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
21 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 76 84
Rank change year-on-year +21 +8 -8
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 32 18 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 2.77% 1.55% 2.31%
As % of the Application Platforms category 15.92% 11.46% 9.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 9 20
Wales median daily rate £180 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -52.00% +7.14% -6.67%
10th Percentile £130 £183 £126
90th Percentile £390 £425 £366
UK median daily rate £300 £325 £300
% change year-on-year -7.69% +8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 6
Wales median hourly rate £15.82 £13.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.17% -35.71% +42.37%
10th Percentile £11.48 £11.85 £11.13
90th Percentile £16.66 £21.50 £22.00
UK median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +3.03% -5.71% +9.38%

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 201 157 412
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 17.39% 13.52% 23.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 91 263
Wales median daily rate £350 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% -6.25% +10.34%
10th Percentile £154 £200 £275
90th Percentile £509 £520 £488
UK median daily rate £438 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +4.17% +5.00% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 9 15
Wales median hourly rate £14.25 £13.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.56% -35.71% -6.67%
10th Percentile £10.50 £11.00 £10.15
90th Percentile £16.67 £21.55 £30.25
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £20.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year -2.44% +2.50% +14.29%

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 September 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 21 September 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 +16 26 £180 -52.00% 2
North Wales - 6 £130 -
West Wales -11 1 £475 -
MS Exchange
UK

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 29 (90.63%) Windows
2 27 (84.38%) Active Directory
3 25 (78.13%) Windows Server
4 19 (59.38%) Microsoft
5 18 (56.25%) ITIL
6 15 (46.88%) VMware
7 14 (43.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 12 (37.50%) Citrix
9 11 (34.38%) VMware Infrastructure
10 10 (31.25%) Firewall
11 8 (25.00%) Degree
12 7 (21.88%) Cisco Certification
12 7 (21.88%) CCNA
12 7 (21.88%) Cisco
13 6 (18.75%) Windows 7
13 6 (18.75%) PRINCE2
14 5 (15.63%) Tivoli
14 5 (15.63%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 5 (15.63%) HP
14 5 (15.63%) NHS
14 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Office
15 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
15 4 (12.50%) Information Governance
15 4 (12.50%) Legal
15 4 (12.50%) Security Cleared
15 4 (12.50%) HP Data Protector
15 4 (12.50%) SQL
15 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
15 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Project
15 4 (12.50%) DHCP

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 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (6.25%) IIS
1 2 (6.25%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2000
2 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.13%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (31.25%) Firewall
2 4 (12.50%) DHCP
2 4 (12.50%) DNS
2 4 (12.50%) Internet
3 3 (9.38%) TCP/IP
3 3 (9.38%) VLAN
4 2 (6.25%) SAN
4 2 (6.25%) VSAN
5 1 (3.13%) LAN
5 1 (3.13%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (3.13%) VPN
5 1 (3.13%) WAN
5 1 (3.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.13%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.13%) TestDirector
General
1 4 (12.50%) Legal
2 1 (3.13%) Local Government
2 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (40.63%) Support Engineer
2 8 (25.00%) Network Engineer
3 7 (21.88%) IT Support
3 7 (21.88%) Network Support
3 7 (21.88%) Network Support Engineer
4 6 (18.75%) IT Support Technician
4 6 (18.75%) IT Technician
4 6 (18.75%) Server Engineer
4 6 (18.75%) Server Support
4 6 (18.75%) Server Support Engineer
4 6 (18.75%) Support Technician
4 6 (18.75%) Technical Engineer
5 5 (15.63%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 5 (15.63%) Technical Support
5 5 (15.63%) Technical Support Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (9.38%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Exchange Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) Elastic Stack
1 1 (3.13%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) NHS
2 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.25%) Clustering
3 1 (3.13%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.13%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 29 (90.63%) Windows
2 25 (78.13%) Windows Server
3 6 (18.75%) Windows 7
4 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (9.38%) Windows 10
5 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (6.25%) Windows XP
7 1 (3.13%) AIX
7 1 (3.13%) Linux
7 1 (3.13%) Mac OS X
7 1 (3.13%) Solaris
7 1 (3.13%) Unix
7 1 (3.13%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (56.25%) ITIL
2 6 (18.75%) PRINCE2
3 4 (12.50%) Information Governance
4 3 (9.38%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (9.38%) High Availability
5 2 (6.25%) Data Protection
5 2 (6.25%) Defect Management
5 2 (6.25%) Line Management
5 2 (6.25%) Migration
5 2 (6.25%) Project Management
5 2 (6.25%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.13%) Business Continuity
6 1 (3.13%) Data Management
6 1 (3.13%) Informatics
6 1 (3.13%) Resource Management
6 1 (3.13%) Software Engineering
6 1 (3.13%) Software Testing
6 1 (3.13%) Test Management
6 1 (3.13%) Test Scripting
6 1 (3.13%) Unified Process
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (3.13%) C
2 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.13%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (43.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 8 (25.00%) Degree
3 7 (21.88%) CCNA
3 7 (21.88%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (12.50%) Security Cleared
5 3 (9.38%) SC Cleared
6 2 (6.25%) MCSE
6 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (3.13%) DV Cleared
7 1 (3.13%) HNC
7 1 (3.13%) ISEB
7 1 (3.13%) MCITP
System Software
1 27 (84.38%) Active Directory
2 11 (34.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (9.38%) vSphere
4 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (6.25%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (6.25%) VMware Workstation
4 2 (6.25%) XenApp
5 1 (3.13%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (3.13%) Hyper-V
5 1 (3.13%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (3.13%) Terminal Server
5 1 (3.13%) Terminal Services
5 1 (3.13%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 5 (15.63%) Tivoli
1 5 (15.63%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 4 (12.50%) HP Data Protector
3 3 (9.38%) SCCM
4 2 (6.25%) Backup Exec
4 2 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (6.25%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (6.25%) NetBackup
4 2 (6.25%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (6.25%) SCOM
4 2 (6.25%) WSUS
5 1 (3.13%) Ansible
5 1 (3.13%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (3.13%) Puppet
5 1 (3.13%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 19 (59.38%) Microsoft
2 15 (46.88%) VMware
3 12 (37.50%) Citrix
4 7 (21.88%) Cisco
5 5 (15.63%) HP
6 3 (9.38%) McAfee
7 2 (6.25%) Oracle
7 2 (6.25%) Symantec
8 1 (3.13%) Apple
8 1 (3.13%) arcserve
8 1 (3.13%) BMC
8 1 (3.13%) IBM
8 1 (3.13%) NetApp
8 1 (3.13%) Remedy
8 1 (3.13%) SAP
8 1 (3.13%) ServiceNow
8 1 (3.13%) SonicWALL
8 1 (3.13%) Sophos
8 1 (3.13%) Sun
8 1 (3.13%) Veritas