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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 68 75 65
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -10
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 19 18 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.61% 1.08% 1.64%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.31% 7.59% 7.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 12 11
Median daily rate £350 £269 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.23% -5.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £126 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £370 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £12.00 - £11.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +6.45%
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
260 237 271
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 22.02% 14.23% 22.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 120 156
Median daily rate £358 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £482 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Median hourly rate £12.00 £36.40 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.03% +203.35%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +28.57%

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 25 August 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 25 August 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 27 (81.82%) Active Directory
2 23 (69.70%) Windows
3 15 (45.45%) Microsoft
4 13 (39.39%) Windows 7
5 12 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (36.36%) Finance
5 12 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2010
6 10 (30.30%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (30.30%) Disclosure Scotland
6 10 (30.30%) Hyper-V
7 9 (27.27%) Cisco
7 9 (27.27%) Windows Server
8 8 (24.24%) Citrix
8 8 (24.24%) ITIL
8 8 (24.24%) SQL Server
8 8 (24.24%) MS Excel
8 8 (24.24%) Blackberry
8 8 (24.24%) SCCM
9 7 (21.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 7 (21.21%) MS Office
9 7 (21.21%) DHCP
9 7 (21.21%) DNS
10 6 (18.18%) Windows 10
10 6 (18.18%) Skype for Business
10 6 (18.18%) Banking
11 5 (15.15%) SCOM
11 5 (15.15%) XenApp
11 5 (15.15%) Service Delivery
11 5 (15.15%) Migration
11 5 (15.15%) Disaster Recovery

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 12 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (21.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 6 (18.18%) Skype for Business
4 3 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 8 (24.24%) MS Excel
2 7 (21.21%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (12.12%) assyst
2 3 (9.09%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.12%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.21%) DHCP
1 7 (21.21%) DNS
2 4 (12.12%) Network Security
2 4 (12.12%) Unified Communications
2 4 (12.12%) WAN
3 3 (9.09%) LAN
3 3 (9.09%) SAN
3 3 (9.09%) WLAN
4 2 (6.06%) VPN
5 1 (3.03%) Broadband
5 1 (3.03%) Firewall
5 1 (3.03%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (3.03%) LDAP
5 1 (3.03%) Skype
5 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.03%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (24.24%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.12%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 12 (36.36%) Finance
2 6 (18.18%) Banking
3 2 (6.06%) Law
4 1 (3.03%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 12 (36.36%) Analyst
2 10 (30.30%) IT Support
3 8 (24.24%) Administrator
4 7 (21.21%) IT Analyst
5 5 (15.15%) 2nd Line Support
5 5 (15.15%) 3rd Line Support
5 5 (15.15%) IT Administrator
5 5 (15.15%) Technical Analyst
6 4 (12.12%) Banking Analyst
6 4 (12.12%) IT Security Analyst
6 4 (12.12%) Security Analyst
6 4 (12.12%) Support Analyst
6 4 (12.12%) Support Engineer
6 4 (12.12%) Technical Security Analyst
7 3 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 3 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 3 (9.09%) Data Centre Project Manager
7 3 (9.09%) Data Migration Manager
7 3 (9.09%) Data Migration Project Manager
7 3 (9.09%) Migration Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 8 (24.24%) Blackberry
2 5 (15.15%) Data Centre
3 4 (12.12%) SWIFT
4 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (9.09%) Smartphone
5 1 (3.03%) Fat Client
5 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.03%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 23 (69.70%) Windows
2 13 (39.39%) Windows 7
3 12 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (30.30%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (27.27%) Windows Server
6 6 (18.18%) Windows 10
7 2 (6.06%) Windows 8
8 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (3.03%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (24.24%) ITIL
2 5 (15.15%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (15.15%) Migration
2 5 (15.15%) Service Delivery
3 4 (12.12%) Identity Access Management
3 4 (12.12%) Information Security
3 4 (12.12%) Project Management
3 4 (12.12%) Risk Assessment
3 4 (12.12%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (12.12%) Vulnerability Management
4 3 (9.09%) BCP
4 3 (9.09%) Business Continuity
4 3 (9.09%) Business Continuity Planning
4 3 (9.09%) Incident Management
4 3 (9.09%) Network Management
4 3 (9.09%) Supplier Management
5 2 (6.06%) Change Control
5 2 (6.06%) Data Migration
5 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (3.03%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.12%) PowerShell
1 4 (12.12%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (12.12%) CISMP
1 4 (12.12%) CISSP
1 4 (12.12%) Degree
1 4 (12.12%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.03%) APMP
2 1 (3.03%) MCP
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.03%) PMP
2 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (30.30%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 27 (81.82%) Active Directory
2 10 (30.30%) Hyper-V
3 5 (15.15%) XenApp
4 4 (12.12%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (12.12%) XenDesktop
5 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (6.06%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (3.03%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (3.03%) Terminal Services
6 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (3.03%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (24.24%) SCCM
2 5 (15.15%) SCOM
3 4 (12.12%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 4 (12.12%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 15 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 9 (27.27%) Cisco
3 8 (24.24%) Citrix
4 4 (12.12%) CA
4 4 (12.12%) Symantec
5 3 (9.09%) IBM
6 2 (6.06%) HP
6 2 (6.06%) Oracle
6 2 (6.06%) VMware
7 1 (3.03%) Mitel