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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 47 57 42
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -15
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 29 17 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.41% 1.51% 1.79%
As % of the Application Platforms category 14.57% 7.87% 13.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 4 10
Average daily rate
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£225 £325 £229
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.76% +42.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £265 £94
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £385 £268
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £310
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £11.50 - £18.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 - £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 - £21.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.25 £15.63
% change year-on-year
+8.19% -2.40%
MS Exchange
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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
199 216 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 16.51% 19.17% 12.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 94 46
Average daily rate £360 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £255 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £451 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £335 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 4
Average hourly rate £12.00 - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 26 (63.41%) Active Directory
2 20 (48.78%) Windows
3 15 (36.59%) Microsoft
3 15 (36.59%) Windows 7
3 15 (36.59%) Exchange Server 2010
4 14 (34.15%) PowerShell
4 14 (34.15%) MS Office
5 12 (29.27%) Migration
6 11 (26.83%) VMware
6 11 (26.83%) Lync
6 11 (26.83%) MS Excel
7 10 (24.39%) SQL Server
7 10 (24.39%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (21.95%) Exchange Server 2007
8 9 (21.95%) ITIL
8 9 (21.95%) IBM Notes
8 9 (21.95%) Lotus Domino
8 9 (21.95%) SMTP
8 9 (21.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 9 (21.95%) Citrix
8 9 (21.95%) Lotus
9 8 (19.51%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 8 (19.51%) TCP/IP
9 8 (19.51%) Office 365
10 7 (17.07%) Mobile Device Management
10 7 (17.07%) MobileIron
10 7 (17.07%) Email Migration
10 7 (17.07%) Replication
10 7 (17.07%) DNS
10 7 (17.07%) DHCP

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 15 (36.59%) Exchange Server 2010
2 11 (26.83%) Lync
3 9 (21.95%) Exchange Server 2007
3 9 (21.95%) IBM Notes
3 9 (21.95%) Lotus Domino
3 9 (21.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 5 (12.20%) SharePoint
5 4 (9.76%) IIS
5 4 (9.76%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (2.44%) Apache
Applications
1 14 (34.15%) MS Office
2 11 (26.83%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (9.76%) assyst
2 1 (2.44%) Sage 300 ERP
Cloud Services
1 8 (19.51%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (21.95%) SMTP
2 8 (19.51%) TCP/IP
3 7 (17.07%) DNS
3 7 (17.07%) DHCP
4 5 (12.20%) SAN
4 5 (12.20%) VoIP
5 4 (9.76%) Firewall
6 3 (7.32%) Network Security
6 3 (7.32%) Intranet
6 3 (7.32%) Internet
6 3 (7.32%) WAN
6 3 (7.32%) LAN
7 1 (2.44%) iSCSI
7 1 (2.44%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (24.39%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.32%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (7.32%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (4.88%) MySQL
4 1 (2.44%) MS Access
General
1 6 (14.63%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (26.83%) Analyst
2 10 (24.39%) 2nd Line Support
3 8 (19.51%) Messaging Analyst
4 5 (12.20%) Technical Analyst
4 5 (12.20%) Administrator
5 4 (9.76%) Developer
5 4 (9.76%) SharePoint Developer
5 4 (9.76%) Lead Developer
6 3 (7.32%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Support Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Desktop Support
7 2 (4.88%) Consultant
7 2 (4.88%) Service Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) IT Support
7 2 (4.88%) Desktop Administrator
7 2 (4.88%) VMWare Administrator
7 2 (4.88%) IT Administrator
7 2 (4.88%) Wintel Support
7 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Consultant
7 2 (4.88%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.20%) .NET
2 4 (9.76%) HTML
2 4 (9.76%) ASP.NET
2 4 (9.76%) CSS
2 4 (9.76%) SOAP
2 4 (9.76%) Web Services
2 4 (9.76%) XML
2 4 (9.76%) RESTful
2 4 (9.76%) HTML5
2 4 (9.76%) JSON
3 2 (4.88%) X-Windows
4 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.07%) Replication
2 4 (9.76%) User Experience
3 3 (7.32%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (7.32%) EqualLogic
3 3 (7.32%) Blackberry
4 2 (4.88%) Client/Server
4 2 (4.88%) Thin Client
4 2 (4.88%) Fat Client
5 1 (2.44%) CLARiiON
5 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 20 (48.78%) Windows
2 15 (36.59%) Windows 7
3 10 (24.39%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (14.63%) Windows XP
5 5 (12.20%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (12.20%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (7.32%) Windows 8
7 2 (4.88%) Linux
7 2 (4.88%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (29.27%) Migration
2 9 (21.95%) ITIL
3 7 (17.07%) Mobile Device Management
3 7 (17.07%) Email Migration
4 4 (9.76%) Coaching
5 2 (4.88%) Service Delivery
5 2 (4.88%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (4.88%) Incident Management
5 2 (4.88%) Business Continuity
6 1 (2.44%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (2.44%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (2.44%) Business Continuity Planning
6 1 (2.44%) BCP
6 1 (2.44%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 14 (34.15%) PowerShell
2 6 (14.63%) SQL
3 4 (9.76%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (9.76%) MCP
1 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (9.76%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (4.88%) CCNA
2 2 (4.88%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (4.88%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.32%) QA
1 3 (7.32%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (63.41%) Active Directory
2 4 (9.76%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (9.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (9.76%) Hyper-V
2 4 (9.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (19.51%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 5 (12.20%) Backup Exec
3 4 (9.76%) SCCM
4 3 (7.32%) WSUS
4 3 (7.32%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 15 (36.59%) Microsoft
2 11 (26.83%) VMware
3 9 (21.95%) Citrix
3 9 (21.95%) Lotus
4 7 (17.07%) MobileIron
5 6 (14.63%) Symantec
6 4 (9.76%) Dell
6 4 (9.76%) CommVault
7 3 (7.32%) Polycom
7 3 (7.32%) Nortel
8 1 (2.44%) Sage
8 1 (2.44%) Veritas
8 1 (2.44%) Avaya
8 1 (2.44%) EMC
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £120.00 - £130 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 24 days ago