The first table below looks at the demand for Exchange Server 2003 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Exchange Server 2003 over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Edinburgh region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server 2003
Rank 77 46 62
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +16
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 1 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.078% 1.07% 0.59%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.65% 7.41% 3.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 4
Average daily rate £444 £119 £248
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+272.32% -51.81%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £245
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +12.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-26.19% +5.00%
Application Platforms Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
153 108 211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 11.90% 14.46% 17.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 43 82
Average daily rate £380 £370 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +13.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £134 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 8
Average hourly rate £19.06 £22.75 £12.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.24% +85.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
Exchange Server 2003
Scotland

Exchange Server 2003
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

Exchange Server 2003 Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Exchange Server 2003
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 across the Edinburgh region.

Exchange Server 2003 Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Exchange Server 2003
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 across the Edinburgh region.

Exchange Server 2003 Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Exchange Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Exchange Server 2003 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Exchange Server 2003.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) MS Office
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) MCP
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) NetApp
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) EMC
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) Brocade
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (33.33%) XenApp
3 1 (33.33%) XenDesktop
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) VMware

Exchange Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Exchange Server 2003 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Exchange Server 2003. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
1 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) NetScaler
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Support Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Desktop Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Desktop Support
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Implementation Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Solutions Consultant
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) MCP
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) XenApp
2 1 (33.33%) XenDesktop
2 1 (33.33%) vSphere
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) EMC
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix
1 1 (33.33%) NetApp
1 1 (33.33%) VMware
1 1 (33.33%) Brocade