The first table below looks at the demand for Exchange Server 2007 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 2007 over the 3 months to 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server 2007
Rank 81 61 57
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -4
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2007 6 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.48% 0.68% 0.39%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.35% 3.91% 2.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 2
Average daily rate
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£325 £400 £271
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +47.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £400 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £400 £274
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £303
% change year-on-year
- -0.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £11.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-32.50% +5.26%
Application Platforms Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
179 179 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 14.17% 17.46% 14.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 76 54
Average daily rate £375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £250 £164
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £426 £449
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 4
Average hourly rate £11.00 £19.75 £17.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.30% +12.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.36% -5.00%
Exchange Server 2007
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Exchange Server 2007
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Exchange Server 2007 across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

Exchange Server 2007 Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Exchange Server 2007
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2007 across the Edinburgh region.

Exchange Server 2007 Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Exchange Server 2007
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Exchange Server 2007 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 2007.

1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (85.71%) VMware
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (71.43%) Windows 7
4 4 (57.14%) vSphere
4 4 (57.14%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (57.14%) SCCM
4 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (57.14%) Dell
4 4 (57.14%) Windows XP
4 4 (57.14%) DHCP
4 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
4 4 (57.14%) DNS
4 4 (57.14%) MS Office
4 4 (57.14%) SAN
4 4 (57.14%) CommVault
4 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (42.86%) Symantec
5 3 (42.86%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
5 3 (42.86%) Network Security
5 3 (42.86%) WSUS
5 3 (42.86%) EqualLogic
6 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (28.57%) Lync
6 2 (28.57%) ITIL

Exchange Server 2007
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Exchange Server 2007 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 2007. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (28.57%) Lync
Applications
1 4 (57.14%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) DHCP
1 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
1 4 (57.14%) DNS
1 4 (57.14%) SAN
2 3 (42.86%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Administrator
2 2 (28.57%) VMWare Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Wintel Support
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Service Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) VMware Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) EqualLogic
2 2 (28.57%) Client/Server
3 1 (14.29%) Thin Client
3 1 (14.29%) Fat Client
3 1 (14.29%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (71.43%) Windows 7
4 4 (57.14%) Windows XP
4 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (14.29%) MCDST
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (14.29%) CCNA
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (57.14%) vSphere
2 4 (57.14%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) SCCM
2 3 (42.86%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (42.86%) WSUS
3 2 (28.57%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) VMware
2 4 (57.14%) Dell
2 4 (57.14%) CommVault
3 3 (42.86%) Symantec
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) Veritas
4 1 (14.29%) EMC