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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Exchange over the 3 months to 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 76 74 51
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -23
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 11 12 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.76% 0.92% 1.78%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.91% 4.32% 9.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 5
Average daily rate
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£144 £205 £118
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.87% +73.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £114 £120 £111
10% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £465 £301
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £280 £300
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+19.35% -6.06%
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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
224 278 180
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 15.38% 21.38% 18.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 173 73
Average daily rate £388 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 6
Average hourly rate £12.00 - £19.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.15 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+28.15% -13.15%

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 1 July 2015.

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 2015, 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 24 (96.00%) Active Directory
2 23 (92.00%) Windows
3 17 (68.00%) Windows 7
4 15 (60.00%) Microsoft
5 12 (48.00%) MS Office
6 10 (40.00%) DNS
7 8 (32.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (28.00%) Exchange Server 2010
8 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (28.00%) VPN
8 7 (28.00%) ITIL
9 6 (24.00%) SCCM
10 5 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (20.00%) Windows XP
10 5 (20.00%) DHCP
10 5 (20.00%) HP
10 5 (20.00%) Citrix
11 4 (16.00%) TCP/IP
11 4 (16.00%) MS Excel
11 4 (16.00%) SharePoint
11 4 (16.00%) Lotus
11 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (16.00%) Blackberry
11 4 (16.00%) Data Centre
12 3 (12.00%) Patch Management
12 3 (12.00%) WSUS
12 3 (12.00%) assyst
12 3 (12.00%) Fat Client
12 3 (12.00%) Lync
12 3 (12.00%) Migration

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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 7 (28.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (16.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (12.00%) Lync
4 2 (8.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (8.00%) IBM Notes
4 2 (8.00%) Lotus Domino
5 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (4.00%) IIS
5 1 (4.00%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 12 (48.00%) MS Office
2 4 (16.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (12.00%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (40.00%) DNS
2 7 (28.00%) VPN
3 5 (20.00%) DHCP
4 4 (16.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (8.00%) LDAP
5 2 (8.00%) Broadband
5 2 (8.00%) VoIP
5 2 (8.00%) Network Security
6 1 (4.00%) NAS
6 1 (4.00%) IPv4
6 1 (4.00%) IPv6
6 1 (4.00%) SAN
6 1 (4.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (8.00%) Finance
1 2 (8.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (44.00%) Analyst
2 7 (28.00%) Support Analyst
3 6 (24.00%) IT Support
4 5 (20.00%) Administrator
5 4 (16.00%) IT Support Analyst
6 3 (12.00%) Service Analyst
6 3 (12.00%) Desktop Support
6 3 (12.00%) Service Desk Analyst
7 2 (8.00%) IT Administrator
7 2 (8.00%) Desktop Analyst
7 2 (8.00%) Support Engineer
7 2 (8.00%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (8.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 2 (8.00%) Help Desk Support
8 1 (4.00%) Server Engineer
8 1 (4.00%) Data Analyst
8 1 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support
8 1 (4.00%) Business Analyst
8 1 (4.00%) Systems Administrator
8 1 (4.00%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) Application Packaging
2 1 (4.00%) HTML5
2 1 (4.00%) HTML
2 1 (4.00%) .NET
2 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (4.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (16.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (16.00%) Blackberry
3 3 (12.00%) Thin Client
3 3 (12.00%) Fat Client
4 2 (8.00%) PDA
5 1 (4.00%) Replication
5 1 (4.00%) CLARiiON
5 1 (4.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 23 (92.00%) Windows
2 17 (68.00%) Windows 7
3 8 (32.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (20.00%) Windows XP
6 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) ITIL
2 3 (12.00%) Migration
2 3 (12.00%) Patch Management
3 2 (8.00%) Mobile Device Management
3 2 (8.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (8.00%) Data Migration
3 2 (8.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (4.00%) Service Management
4 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (4.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (4.00%) Email Migration
4 1 (4.00%) Coaching
4 1 (4.00%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.00%) SQL
2 1 (4.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (8.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (4.00%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) SLA
2 1 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 24 (96.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (8.00%) XenApp
2 2 (8.00%) vSphere
3 1 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (4.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.00%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 6 (24.00%) SCCM
2 3 (12.00%) WSUS
3 2 (8.00%) Backup Exec
4 1 (4.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 15 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (20.00%) HP
2 5 (20.00%) Citrix
3 4 (16.00%) Lotus
4 3 (12.00%) Cisco
5 2 (8.00%) VMware
6 1 (4.00%) Veeam
6 1 (4.00%) Dell Compellent
6 1 (4.00%) Dell
6 1 (4.00%) EMC
6 1 (4.00%) CommVault
6 1 (4.00%) Veritas