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 18 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server 2007
Rank 79 - 65
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2007 2 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.16% - 0.33%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.32% - 1.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Average daily rate £365 - £413
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 - £403
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 - £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £258 £265 £268
% change year-on-year
-2.83% -0.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
Application Platforms Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
152 109 211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 11.84% 14.48% 17.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 44 82
Average daily rate £380 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £134 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
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 2007
Scotland

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Exchange Server 2007 across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Exchange Server 2007 Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Exchange Server 2007
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 4 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) EMC
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (100.00%) vSphere
1 4 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (75.00%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (75.00%) Veritas
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (75.00%) WSUS
2 3 (75.00%) SCCM
2 3 (75.00%) Network Security
2 3 (75.00%) CLARiiON
2 3 (75.00%) Backup Exec
2 3 (75.00%) SAN
2 3 (75.00%) CommVault
2 3 (75.00%) Dell
2 3 (75.00%) DHCP
2 3 (75.00%) DNS
2 3 (75.00%) MS Office
3 1 (25.00%) NetScaler
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (25.00%) XenApp

Exchange Server 2007
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 4 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (75.00%) Network Security
2 3 (75.00%) SAN
2 3 (75.00%) DHCP
2 3 (75.00%) DNS
3 1 (25.00%) NetScaler
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) LAN
3 1 (25.00%) WAN
3 1 (25.00%) Ethernet
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
1 2 (50.00%) Administrator
1 2 (50.00%) VMWare Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Implementation Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Solutions Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) CLARiiON
2 1 (25.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (100.00%) vSphere
2 3 (75.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (25.00%) XenApp
3 1 (25.00%) XenDesktop
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) WSUS
1 3 (75.00%) SCCM
1 3 (75.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) EMC
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Veritas
2 3 (75.00%) CommVault
2 3 (75.00%) Dell
3 1 (25.00%) Brocade
3 1 (25.00%) NetApp
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft