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 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 78 71 67
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -4
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 18 16 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.19% 1.09% 1.12%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.36% 6.06% 6.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 9
Median daily rate £300 £114 £125
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+163.15% -8.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £106 £116
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £197 £340
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £280 £275
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £12.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.25 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-10.93% -
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
283 264 232
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 18.78% 18.05% 18.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 143 142
Median daily rate £400 £375 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £220 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £485 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £12.00 £19.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -37.02%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £20.19 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-15.77% +15.34%

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 5 May 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 5 May 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 41 (85.42%) Windows
2 36 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 27 (56.25%) Microsoft
4 23 (47.92%) Windows 7
5 22 (45.83%) SQL Server
6 21 (43.75%) Windows Server 2008
6 21 (43.75%) Windows Server 2012
7 19 (39.58%) Exchange Server 2010
8 18 (37.50%) Windows Server
9 17 (35.42%) SCCM
10 13 (27.08%) VMware
10 13 (27.08%) MS Excel
10 13 (27.08%) Linux
10 13 (27.08%) Citrix
11 12 (25.00%) DHCP
11 12 (25.00%) DNS
11 12 (25.00%) MS Office
11 12 (25.00%) Oracle
11 12 (25.00%) Skype for Business
12 11 (22.92%) ITIL
12 11 (22.92%) SCOM
13 10 (20.83%) Migration
13 10 (20.83%) Finance
13 10 (20.83%) Blackberry
13 10 (20.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 9 (18.75%) XenApp
14 9 (18.75%) PowerShell
14 9 (18.75%) Disclosure Scotland
15 8 (16.67%) Cisco
16 7 (14.58%) ITIL Certification

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 19 (39.58%) Exchange Server 2010
2 12 (25.00%) Skype for Business
3 10 (20.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 6 (12.50%) CICS
5 3 (6.25%) SharePoint
6 2 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (2.08%) GroupWise
7 1 (2.08%) IIS
7 1 (2.08%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 13 (27.08%) MS Excel
2 12 (25.00%) MS Office
3 2 (4.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (12.50%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (25.00%) DHCP
1 12 (25.00%) DNS
2 7 (14.58%) LDAP
3 6 (12.50%) VPN
4 4 (8.33%) Skype
5 3 (6.25%) Firewall
6 2 (4.17%) Broadband
6 2 (4.17%) Internet
6 2 (4.17%) NetScaler
6 2 (4.17%) SAN
6 2 (4.17%) Software-Defined Networking
6 2 (4.17%) TCP/IP
7 1 (2.08%) LAN
7 1 (2.08%) PABX
7 1 (2.08%) PBX
7 1 (2.08%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (45.83%) SQL Server
2 6 (12.50%) Informix
2 6 (12.50%) MongoDB
2 6 (12.50%) Oracle Database
2 6 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
General
1 10 (20.83%) Finance
2 5 (10.42%) Banking
3 1 (2.08%) German Language
3 1 (2.08%) Italian Language
3 1 (2.08%) Law
3 1 (2.08%) Retail
3 1 (2.08%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (22.92%) IT Support
2 10 (20.83%) Analyst
3 9 (18.75%) 2nd Line Support
4 7 (14.58%) Active Directory Support
5 6 (12.50%) Active Directory Engineer
6 5 (10.42%) Administrator
6 5 (10.42%) Consultant
6 5 (10.42%) IT Administrator
7 4 (8.33%) Active Directory Support Engineer
7 4 (8.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 4 (8.33%) Infrastructure Manager
7 4 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support
7 4 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 4 (8.33%) IT Analyst
7 4 (8.33%) IT Support Analyst
7 4 (8.33%) Support Analyst
7 4 (8.33%) Support Engineer
8 3 (6.25%) Exchange Consultant
8 3 (6.25%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
8 3 (6.25%) Windows Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.50%) Web Services
2 2 (4.17%) LAMP
3 1 (2.08%) .NET
3 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.08%) CSS
3 1 (2.08%) HTML
3 1 (2.08%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.83%) Blackberry
2 5 (10.42%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.42%) Clustering
2 5 (10.42%) Data Centre
3 4 (8.33%) Fat Client
3 4 (8.33%) Private Cloud
3 4 (8.33%) Thin Client
4 2 (4.17%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (2.08%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 41 (85.42%) Windows
2 23 (47.92%) Windows 7
3 21 (43.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (43.75%) Windows Server 2012
4 18 (37.50%) Windows Server
5 13 (27.08%) Linux
6 6 (12.50%) AIX
6 6 (12.50%) HPUX
6 6 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (12.50%) Windows 10
7 5 (10.42%) Solaris
7 5 (10.42%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (2.08%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.92%) ITIL
2 10 (20.83%) Migration
3 5 (10.42%) Problem Management
3 5 (10.42%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (8.33%) Kanban
5 3 (6.25%) Service Delivery
6 2 (4.17%) Converged Infrastructure
6 2 (4.17%) DevOps
6 2 (4.17%) Incident Management
6 2 (4.17%) Re-Platforming
6 2 (4.17%) Service Management
6 2 (4.17%) Validation
7 1 (2.08%) Coaching
7 1 (2.08%) Mobile Device Management
7 1 (2.08%) PRINCE2
7 1 (2.08%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (18.75%) PowerShell
2 7 (14.58%) SQL
3 1 (2.08%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (14.58%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (10.42%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (8.33%) MCP
4 1 (2.08%) APMP
4 1 (2.08%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.08%) PMP
4 1 (2.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (18.75%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.08%) QA
2 1 (2.08%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (18.75%) XenApp
3 7 (14.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (8.33%) XenDesktop
5 3 (6.25%) Terminal Services
6 2 (4.17%) Hyper-V
6 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (2.08%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (2.08%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (35.42%) SCCM
2 11 (22.92%) SCOM
3 5 (10.42%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 3 (6.25%) XenMobile
5 2 (4.17%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (2.08%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 27 (56.25%) Microsoft
2 13 (27.08%) Citrix
2 13 (27.08%) VMware
3 12 (25.00%) Oracle
4 8 (16.67%) Cisco
5 7 (14.58%) Symantec
6 6 (12.50%) Red Hat
7 5 (10.42%) Sun
8 4 (8.33%) HP
9 3 (6.25%) Dell
9 3 (6.25%) IronPort
10 2 (4.17%) EMC
10 2 (4.17%) RightFax
11 1 (2.08%) Mitel
11 1 (2.08%) Veritas