Period
to 25 May 2019

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 25 May 2019 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
25 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 85 67 69
Rank change year-on-year -18 +2 +15
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 14 37 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.93% 2.47% 2.16%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.30% 16.44% 13.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 24 21
Wales median daily rate £180 £369 £180
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -51.19% +104.86% -4.00%
10th Percentile £158 £171 £144
90th Percentile £375 £425 £369
UK median daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year +8.33% - -3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Wales median hourly rate - £13.50 £16.28
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -17.08% -22.48%
UK median hourly rate £16.47 £17.00 £16.39
% change year-on-year -3.10% +3.72% +3.24%

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 264 225 217
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 17.46% 14.99% 16.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 162 146
Wales median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £263 £185 £168
90th Percentile £600 £575 £538
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 8
Wales median hourly rate £35.00 £12.00 £15.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +191.67% -20.95% -25.27%
10th Percentile £26.20 £10.43 £10.50
90th Percentile £55.00 £36.05 £31.95
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -1.58% - -5.00%

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 25 May 2019.

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 25 May 2019. 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 -21 8 £331 -10.17%
West Wales - 4 £180 -
North Wales - 2 £145 - 1
MS Exchange
UK

For the 6 months to 25 May 2019, 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 14 (100.00%) Windows
1 14 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (57.14%) Windows Server
3 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 6 (42.86%) ITIL
3 6 (42.86%) Windows 10
4 4 (28.57%) Office 365
4 4 (28.57%) XenApp
4 4 (28.57%) Degree
4 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (28.57%) Citrix
4 4 (28.57%) VMware
5 3 (21.43%) Migration
5 3 (21.43%) HP
5 3 (21.43%) Dell
5 3 (21.43%) Cisco
5 3 (21.43%) SCOM
5 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (21.43%) Skype for Business
5 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (21.43%) Skype
5 3 (21.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 2 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (14.29%) NetScaler
6 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (14.29%) Meraki
6 2 (14.29%) vSphere
6 2 (14.29%) XenDesktop

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 (21.43%) Skype for Business
2 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (28.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) Skype
2 2 (14.29%) LAN
2 2 (14.29%) NetScaler
2 2 (14.29%) WAN
3 1 (7.14%) DHCP
3 1 (7.14%) DNS
3 1 (7.14%) SNMP
3 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) IT Support
2 3 (21.43%) Desktop Support
2 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) IT Support Technician
2 3 (21.43%) IT Technician
2 3 (21.43%) Support Technician
3 2 (14.29%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (7.14%) Active Directory Support
4 1 (7.14%) Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Operations Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Rollout Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Operations Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Support
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Wintel Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
1 1 (7.14%) Driving Licence
1 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (7.14%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (57.14%) Windows Server
3 6 (42.86%) Windows 10
4 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
5 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) ITIL
2 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 3 (21.43%) Migration
3 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (7.14%) Application Packaging
4 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
4 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
4 1 (7.14%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Degree
2 3 (21.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 14 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (28.57%) XenApp
3 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
3 2 (14.29%) vSphere
3 2 (14.29%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) SCOM
2 1 (7.14%) AirWatch
2 1 (7.14%) SCCM
2 1 (7.14%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 4 (28.57%) Citrix
2 4 (28.57%) VMware
3 3 (21.43%) Cisco
3 3 (21.43%) Dell
3 3 (21.43%) HP
4 2 (14.29%) Fortinet
4 2 (14.29%) Meraki
4 2 (14.29%) NetApp