The first table below looks at the demand for MS Exchange 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 MS Exchange over the 3 months to 28 July 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 68 53 47
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -6
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 18 13 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.41% 1.27% 1.27%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.17% 7.47% 9.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 3 9
Average daily rate
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£225 £250 £268
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -6.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £135 £149
10% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £318 £346
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £290 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.45% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £11.00 - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £17.75
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -1.40%
Application Platforms Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
177 174 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 13.83% 17.03% 13.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 69 54
Average daily rate £350 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £250 £164
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £450 £449
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
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 £16.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-13.15% -5.00%
MS Exchange
Scotland

MS Exchange
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

MS Exchange Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

MS Exchange
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

MS Exchange Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

MS Exchange
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Exchange across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

MS Exchange Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

MS Exchange
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

MS Exchange Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing MS Exchange 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 MS Exchange.

1 22 (73.33%) Windows
1 22 (73.33%) Active Directory
2 15 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 13 (43.33%) Microsoft
3 13 (43.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (40.00%) MS Office
5 10 (33.33%) VMware
5 10 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
6 9 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2007
7 8 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (23.33%) PowerShell
8 7 (23.33%) SAN
8 7 (23.33%) MS Excel
9 6 (20.00%) Windows XP
9 6 (20.00%) DHCP
9 6 (20.00%) DNS
9 6 (20.00%) SQL
9 6 (20.00%) TCP/IP
9 6 (20.00%) Migration
9 6 (20.00%) vSphere
9 6 (20.00%) Lync
10 5 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 5 (16.67%) Dell
10 5 (16.67%) Citrix
10 5 (16.67%) ITIL
10 5 (16.67%) SharePoint
11 4 (13.33%) IBM Notes
11 4 (13.33%) Lotus Domino
11 4 (13.33%) .NET

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing MS Exchange 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 MS Exchange. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (20.00%) Lync
4 5 (16.67%) SharePoint
4 5 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (13.33%) IBM Notes
5 4 (13.33%) Lotus Domino
6 3 (10.00%) IIS
6 3 (10.00%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (3.33%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (3.33%) CMS
7 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (3.33%) WorkSite
Applications
1 12 (40.00%) MS Office
2 7 (23.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (13.33%) assyst
2 1 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.33%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (23.33%) SAN
2 6 (20.00%) DNS
2 6 (20.00%) DHCP
2 6 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (13.33%) SMTP
4 3 (10.00%) Network Security
5 2 (6.67%) Firewall
5 2 (6.67%) VoIP
6 1 (3.33%) WAN
6 1 (3.33%) LAN
6 1 (3.33%) VPN
6 1 (3.33%) Ethernet
6 1 (3.33%) Intranet
6 1 (3.33%) iSCSI
6 1 (3.33%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.33%) MS Access
General
1 3 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (20.00%) Analyst
2 5 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 5 (16.67%) Administrator
3 4 (13.33%) Technical Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Messaging Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) SharePoint Developer
5 2 (6.67%) IT Support
5 2 (6.67%) Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Lead Developer
5 2 (6.67%) IT Administrator
5 2 (6.67%) Support Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Architect
5 2 (6.67%) Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) Desktop Administrator
5 2 (6.67%) VMWare Administrator
6 1 (3.33%) Wintel Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (3.33%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.33%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.33%) .NET
2 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (6.67%) CSS
2 2 (6.67%) SOAP
2 2 (6.67%) Web Services
2 2 (6.67%) XML
2 2 (6.67%) JSON
2 2 (6.67%) RESTful
2 2 (6.67%) HTML5
2 2 (6.67%) HTML
3 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Blackberry
1 3 (10.00%) Replication
1 3 (10.00%) EqualLogic
2 2 (6.67%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.33%) Thin Client
3 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.33%) CLARiiON
3 1 (3.33%) Clustering
3 1 (3.33%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 22 (73.33%) Windows
2 15 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 13 (43.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (20.00%) Windows XP
6 3 (10.00%) Windows 8
6 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (3.33%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.00%) Migration
2 5 (16.67%) ITIL
3 3 (10.00%) Mobile Device Management
3 3 (10.00%) Email Migration
4 2 (6.67%) Incident Management
4 2 (6.67%) CRM
4 2 (6.67%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.33%) Data Security
5 1 (3.33%) Validation
5 1 (3.33%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 7 (23.33%) PowerShell
2 6 (20.00%) SQL
3 2 (6.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (10.00%) MCP
3 1 (3.33%) MCSE
3 1 (3.33%) MCSA
3 1 (3.33%) CCNA
3 1 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.33%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) SLA
1 2 (6.67%) QA
2 1 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 22 (73.33%) Active Directory
2 8 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (20.00%) vSphere
4 4 (13.33%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (10.00%) Hyper-V
6 1 (3.33%) XenApp
6 1 (3.33%) XenDesktop
6 1 (3.33%) VMware ESX
6 1 (3.33%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (3.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 4 (13.33%) Norton AntiVirus
1 4 (13.33%) SCCM
2 3 (10.00%) Backup Exec
2 3 (10.00%) WSUS
2 3 (10.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (3.33%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 13 (43.33%) Microsoft
2 10 (33.33%) VMware
3 5 (16.67%) Dell
3 5 (16.67%) Citrix
4 4 (13.33%) CommVault
4 4 (13.33%) Lotus
4 4 (13.33%) Symantec
5 3 (10.00%) MobileIron
6 2 (6.67%) EMC
6 2 (6.67%) NetApp
6 2 (6.67%) Cisco
7 1 (3.33%) IBM
7 1 (3.33%) HP
7 1 (3.33%) Veritas
7 1 (3.33%) McAfee
7 1 (3.33%) Oracle
7 1 (3.33%) Brocade
7 1 (3.33%) Trend Micro
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