Period
to 23 July 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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 79 80
Rank change year-on-year +25 +1 -20
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 39 17 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 2.99% 1.39% 1.85%
As % of the Application Platforms category 16.53% 9.14% 8.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 7 11
Wales median daily rate £175 £350 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -50.00% +100.00% -39.13%
10th Percentile £130 £165 £123
90th Percentile £364 £420 £394
UK median daily rate £300 £315 £300
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 5
Wales median hourly rate £15.82 £21.00 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.68% +52.73% -6.78%
10th Percentile £11.48 £12.95 £11.05
90th Percentile £16.66 £23.75 £20.18
UK median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year +10.00% -11.76% +3.03%

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 236 186 339
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 18.11% 15.23% 20.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 98 199
Wales median daily rate £375 £363 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.45% -9.38% +10.34%
10th Percentile £156 £200 £228
90th Percentile £525 £520 £455
UK median daily rate £430 £420 £388
% change year-on-year +2.38% +8.39% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 7
Wales median hourly rate £12.75 £19.63 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.03% +42.73% -45.00%
10th Percentile £10.45 £11.00 £10.35
90th Percentile £20.41 £34.00 £19.28
UK median hourly rate £19.50 £20.39 £19.00
% change year-on-year -4.36% +7.32% +8.57%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 +23 32 £175 -50.00% 6
North Wales - 6 £130 - 1
West Wales -14 1 £475 -
MS Exchange
UK

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 36 (92.31%) Windows
2 33 (84.62%) Active Directory
3 31 (79.49%) Windows Server
4 25 (64.10%) Microsoft
4 25 (64.10%) ITIL
5 22 (56.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 21 (53.85%) VMware
7 16 (41.03%) Citrix
8 15 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
8 15 (38.46%) CCNA
8 15 (38.46%) Cisco
9 12 (30.77%) Firewall
9 12 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
10 10 (25.64%) Windows 7
11 8 (20.51%) Tivoli
11 8 (20.51%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 7 (17.95%) Degree
12 7 (17.95%) HP Data Protector
12 7 (17.95%) Internet
12 7 (17.95%) HP
13 5 (12.82%) NHS
13 5 (12.82%) PRINCE2
13 5 (12.82%) Microsoft Office
14 4 (10.26%) Legal
14 4 (10.26%) Windows Server 2008
14 4 (10.26%) Information Governance
15 3 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
15 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Project
15 3 (7.69%) DHCP
15 3 (7.69%) DNS

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 3 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2000
3 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (12.82%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (30.77%) Firewall
2 7 (17.95%) Internet
3 3 (7.69%) DHCP
3 3 (7.69%) DNS
4 2 (5.13%) SAN
4 2 (5.13%) TCP/IP
4 2 (5.13%) Wireless
5 1 (2.56%) LAN
5 1 (2.56%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (2.56%) VLAN
5 1 (2.56%) VPN
5 1 (2.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.56%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.56%) TestDirector
General
1 4 (10.26%) Legal
2 1 (2.56%) Local Government
2 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (46.15%) Support Engineer
2 11 (28.21%) Technical Engineer
3 9 (23.08%) Network Engineer
4 8 (20.51%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 8 (20.51%) Server Engineer
5 7 (17.95%) IT Support
5 7 (17.95%) Network Support
5 7 (17.95%) Network Support Engineer
5 7 (17.95%) Technical Support
5 7 (17.95%) Technical Support Engineer
6 6 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support
6 6 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 6 (15.38%) IT Support Technician
6 6 (15.38%) IT Technician
6 6 (15.38%) Server Support
6 6 (15.38%) Server Support Engineer
6 6 (15.38%) Support Technician
7 3 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (5.13%) Consultant
8 2 (5.13%) Exchange Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.56%) Elastic Stack
1 1 (2.56%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.82%) NHS
2 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.13%) Clustering
3 1 (2.56%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.56%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 36 (92.31%) Windows
2 31 (79.49%) Windows Server
3 10 (25.64%) Windows 7
4 4 (10.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (5.13%) Windows 10
5 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (5.13%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.56%) AIX
6 1 (2.56%) Linux
6 1 (2.56%) Mac OS X
6 1 (2.56%) Solaris
6 1 (2.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (64.10%) ITIL
2 5 (12.82%) PRINCE2
3 4 (10.26%) Information Governance
4 2 (5.13%) Data Protection
4 2 (5.13%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (5.13%) High Availability
4 2 (5.13%) Line Management
4 2 (5.13%) Migration
4 2 (5.13%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.56%) Business Continuity
5 1 (2.56%) CRM
5 1 (2.56%) Data Management
5 1 (2.56%) Health Informatics
5 1 (2.56%) Informatics
5 1 (2.56%) Network Architecture
5 1 (2.56%) Performance Management
5 1 (2.56%) Project Management
5 1 (2.56%) Resource Management
5 1 (2.56%) Risk Management
5 1 (2.56%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.13%) SQL
2 1 (2.56%) C
2 1 (2.56%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 22 (56.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 15 (38.46%) CCNA
2 15 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (17.95%) Degree
4 2 (5.13%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.56%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.56%) MCITP
5 1 (2.56%) MCSE
5 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 33 (84.62%) Active Directory
2 12 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (5.13%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (5.13%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (5.13%) vSphere
3 2 (5.13%) XenApp
4 1 (2.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (2.56%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.56%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (2.56%) Terminal Server
4 1 (2.56%) Terminal Services
4 1 (2.56%) VMware Server
4 1 (2.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (20.51%) Tivoli
1 8 (20.51%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 7 (17.95%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (2.56%) Ansible
4 1 (2.56%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.56%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (2.56%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (2.56%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (2.56%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.56%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (2.56%) Puppet
4 1 (2.56%) SCCM
4 1 (2.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 25 (64.10%) Microsoft
2 21 (53.85%) VMware
3 16 (41.03%) Citrix
4 15 (38.46%) Cisco
5 7 (17.95%) HP
6 2 (5.13%) McAfee
6 2 (5.13%) Sophos
7 1 (2.56%) Apple
7 1 (2.56%) arcserve
7 1 (2.56%) BMC
7 1 (2.56%) IBM
7 1 (2.56%) NetApp
7 1 (2.56%) Oracle
7 1 (2.56%) Remedy
7 1 (2.56%) SAP
7 1 (2.56%) ServiceNow
7 1 (2.56%) SonicWALL
7 1 (2.56%) Sun
7 1 (2.56%) Symantec
7 1 (2.56%) Veritas