The table below looks at the statistics for MS Exchange skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Exchange over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

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.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 69 78 69
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -9
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 21 12 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.58% 0.83% 0.92%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.58% 5.19% 4.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 6 8
Median daily rate £325 £144 £205
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+126.08% -29.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £112 £114 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £238 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £314 £275 £280
% change year-on-year
+14.09% -1.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £12.00 £12.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £19.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +22.58%
MS Exchange
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Application Platforms Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
277 231 277
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 20.83% 15.90% 21.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 110 172
Median daily rate £400 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £460 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £12.00 £12.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £21.15 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+25.32% +24.38%

MS Exchange
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh region citing MS Exchange as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 1 July 2016.

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 1 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing MS Exchange also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for MS Exchange.

1 35 (74.47%) Windows
1 35 (74.47%) Active Directory
2 23 (48.94%) Microsoft
3 20 (42.55%) SQL Server
4 18 (38.30%) Windows 7
5 17 (36.17%) Exchange Server 2010
5 17 (36.17%) Finance
6 16 (34.04%) Windows Server 2008
7 15 (31.91%) Windows Server 2012
7 15 (31.91%) Windows Server
8 14 (29.79%) Citrix
9 13 (27.66%) SCCM
10 12 (25.53%) Skype for Business
10 12 (25.53%) XenApp
10 12 (25.53%) Disclosure Scotland
10 12 (25.53%) Cisco
10 12 (25.53%) ITIL
10 12 (25.53%) Blackberry
11 11 (23.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 10 (21.28%) DNS
12 10 (21.28%) Symantec
12 10 (21.28%) DHCP
12 10 (21.28%) VMware
12 10 (21.28%) PowerShell
12 10 (21.28%) SCOM
13 9 (19.15%) Windows 10
13 9 (19.15%) Banking
13 9 (19.15%) MS Excel
13 9 (19.15%) Oracle
14 8 (17.02%) Migration

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 17 (36.17%) Exchange Server 2010
2 12 (25.53%) Skype for Business
3 11 (23.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (6.38%) CICS
4 3 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (4.26%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 9 (19.15%) MS Excel
2 7 (14.89%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (8.51%) assyst
2 3 (6.38%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (21.28%) DHCP
1 10 (21.28%) DNS
2 4 (8.51%) LAN
2 4 (8.51%) Network Security
2 4 (8.51%) Skype
2 4 (8.51%) VPN
2 4 (8.51%) WAN
3 3 (6.38%) SAN
3 3 (6.38%) Unified Communications
3 3 (6.38%) WLAN
4 2 (4.26%) Internet
4 2 (4.26%) LDAP
4 2 (4.26%) NetScaler
5 1 (2.13%) Broadband
5 1 (2.13%) Firewall
5 1 (2.13%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (2.13%) PABX
5 1 (2.13%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (42.55%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.51%) Informix
2 4 (8.51%) MongoDB
2 4 (8.51%) Oracle Database
2 4 (8.51%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (6.38%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 17 (36.17%) Finance
2 9 (19.15%) Banking
3 3 (6.38%) Law
4 1 (2.13%) Advertising
4 1 (2.13%) German Language
4 1 (2.13%) Italian Language
4 1 (2.13%) Retail
4 1 (2.13%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (36.17%) Analyst
2 13 (27.66%) IT Support
3 10 (21.28%) IT Analyst
4 8 (17.02%) Administrator
5 7 (14.89%) 2nd Line Support
6 6 (12.77%) Active Directory Support
6 6 (12.77%) IT Support Analyst
6 6 (12.77%) Systems Analyst
6 6 (12.77%) Systems Support
6 6 (12.77%) Systems Support Analyst
7 5 (10.64%) Infrastructure Manager
7 5 (10.64%) IT Administrator
7 5 (10.64%) Technical Analyst
8 4 (8.51%) Active Directory Support Analyst
8 4 (8.51%) Banking Analyst
8 4 (8.51%) Infrastructure Support
8 4 (8.51%) IT Security Analyst
8 4 (8.51%) Security Analyst
8 4 (8.51%) Technical Security Analyst
8 4 (8.51%) Windows Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (25.53%) Blackberry
2 6 (12.77%) Data Centre
3 5 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (10.64%) Clustering
4 4 (8.51%) SWIFT
5 3 (6.38%) Fat Client
5 3 (6.38%) Thin Client
6 2 (4.26%) Private Cloud
6 2 (4.26%) Smartphone
7 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 35 (74.47%) Windows
2 18 (38.30%) Windows 7
3 16 (34.04%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (31.91%) Windows Server
4 15 (31.91%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (19.15%) Windows 10
6 7 (14.89%) Linux
7 4 (8.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (6.38%) AIX
8 3 (6.38%) HPUX
8 3 (6.38%) Solaris
9 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (2.13%) Windows 8
10 1 (2.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (25.53%) ITIL
2 8 (17.02%) Migration
2 8 (17.02%) Root Cause Analysis
3 5 (10.64%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (10.64%) Problem Management
3 5 (10.64%) Service Delivery
4 4 (8.51%) Identity Access Management
4 4 (8.51%) Information Security
4 4 (8.51%) Project Management
4 4 (8.51%) Risk Assessment
4 4 (8.51%) Vulnerability Management
5 3 (6.38%) BCP
5 3 (6.38%) Business Continuity
5 3 (6.38%) Business Continuity Planning
5 3 (6.38%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 3 (6.38%) Network Management
5 3 (6.38%) Supplier Management
5 3 (6.38%) Two-Factor Authentication
6 2 (4.26%) Incident Management
6 2 (4.26%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 10 (21.28%) PowerShell
2 7 (14.89%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (10.64%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (8.51%) CISMP
2 4 (8.51%) CISSP
2 4 (8.51%) Degree
3 2 (4.26%) MCP
3 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.13%) APMP
4 1 (2.13%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.13%) PMP
4 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (25.53%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 35 (74.47%) Active Directory
2 12 (25.53%) XenApp
3 8 (17.02%) Hyper-V
4 7 (14.89%) XenDesktop
5 5 (10.64%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (6.38%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (4.26%) Terminal Services
7 2 (4.26%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (2.13%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (2.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (27.66%) SCCM
2 10 (21.28%) SCOM
3 8 (17.02%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 5 (10.64%) Failover Clustering
4 5 (10.64%) Microsoft Clustering
5 3 (6.38%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 3 (6.38%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 23 (48.94%) Microsoft
2 14 (29.79%) Citrix
3 12 (25.53%) Cisco
4 10 (21.28%) Symantec
4 10 (21.28%) VMware
5 9 (19.15%) Oracle
6 4 (8.51%) Red Hat
7 3 (6.38%) CA
7 3 (6.38%) HP
7 3 (6.38%) IBM
7 3 (6.38%) IronPort
7 3 (6.38%) Sun
8 2 (4.26%) Dell
8 2 (4.26%) Mitel
8 2 (4.26%) RightFax
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
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