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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 48 51 45
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -6
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 29 16 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.42% 1.45% 1.59%
As % of the Application Platforms category 15.76% 8.60% 12.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 3 11
Average daily rate
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£263 £350 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +42.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £131 £270 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £390 £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £311
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £11.50 - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.87 £16.25 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-2.36% +4.83%
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
184 186 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 15.33% 16.86% 13.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 81 49
Average daily rate £364 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.93% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £275 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 3
Average hourly rate £12.00 £19.00 £17.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.84% +8.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 24 (61.54%) Active Directory
2 18 (46.15%) Windows
3 16 (41.03%) Microsoft
4 14 (35.90%) PowerShell
4 14 (35.90%) Windows 7
5 13 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 13 (33.33%) MS Office
6 12 (30.77%) Migration
6 12 (30.77%) VMware
7 11 (28.21%) Lync
8 10 (25.64%) MS Excel
9 9 (23.08%) SMTP
9 9 (23.08%) IBM Notes
9 9 (23.08%) Lotus Domino
9 9 (23.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 9 (23.08%) Lotus
9 9 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2007
10 8 (20.51%) Office 365
10 8 (20.51%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 8 (20.51%) SQL Server
10 8 (20.51%) TCP/IP
11 7 (17.95%) Citrix
11 7 (17.95%) Mobile Device Management
11 7 (17.95%) MobileIron
11 7 (17.95%) Email Migration
11 7 (17.95%) Replication
12 6 (15.38%) Finance
12 6 (15.38%) SAN
12 6 (15.38%) Symantec

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 13 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 11 (28.21%) Lync
3 9 (23.08%) IBM Notes
3 9 (23.08%) Lotus Domino
3 9 (23.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 9 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (12.82%) SharePoint
5 4 (10.26%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (10.26%) IIS
6 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 13 (33.33%) MS Office
2 10 (25.64%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (10.26%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 8 (20.51%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (23.08%) SMTP
2 8 (20.51%) TCP/IP
3 6 (15.38%) SAN
3 6 (15.38%) DHCP
3 6 (15.38%) DNS
4 5 (12.82%) VoIP
5 3 (7.69%) WAN
5 3 (7.69%) LAN
5 3 (7.69%) Internet
5 3 (7.69%) Network Security
6 2 (5.13%) Firewall
7 1 (2.56%) VPN
7 1 (2.56%) Intranet
7 1 (2.56%) iSCSI
7 1 (2.56%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (20.51%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.56%) MS Access
General
1 6 (15.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (30.77%) Analyst
2 9 (23.08%) 2nd Line Support
3 8 (20.51%) Messaging Analyst
4 6 (15.38%) Technical Analyst
5 5 (12.82%) Administrator
6 4 (10.26%) SharePoint Developer
6 4 (10.26%) Lead Developer
6 4 (10.26%) Developer
7 3 (7.69%) Support Engineer
7 3 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (5.13%) IT Support
8 2 (5.13%) Desktop Administrator
8 2 (5.13%) VMWare Administrator
8 2 (5.13%) Service Desk Analyst
8 2 (5.13%) IT Administrator
8 2 (5.13%) Wintel Support
8 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Consultant
8 2 (5.13%) Consultant
8 2 (5.13%) Service Analyst
8 2 (5.13%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.82%) .NET
2 4 (10.26%) HTML5
2 4 (10.26%) RESTful
2 4 (10.26%) JSON
2 4 (10.26%) HTML
2 4 (10.26%) ASP.NET
2 4 (10.26%) CSS
2 4 (10.26%) SOAP
2 4 (10.26%) Web Services
2 4 (10.26%) XML
3 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.95%) Replication
2 3 (7.69%) Blackberry
2 3 (7.69%) EqualLogic
3 2 (5.13%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (5.13%) Fat Client
3 2 (5.13%) Thin Client
3 2 (5.13%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.56%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 18 (46.15%) Windows
2 14 (35.90%) Windows 7
3 9 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (12.82%) Windows XP
4 5 (12.82%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (7.69%) Windows 8
5 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (30.77%) Migration
2 7 (17.95%) Mobile Device Management
2 7 (17.95%) Email Migration
3 6 (15.38%) ITIL
4 2 (5.13%) Incident Management
4 2 (5.13%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.56%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (2.56%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 14 (35.90%) PowerShell
2 6 (15.38%) SQL
3 4 (10.26%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (12.82%) MCP
1 5 (12.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (10.26%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (5.13%) MCDST
3 2 (5.13%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (5.13%) CCNA
4 1 (2.56%) MCSE
4 1 (2.56%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.69%) SLA
1 3 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 24 (61.54%) Active Directory
2 5 (12.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (12.82%) vSphere
3 4 (10.26%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (5.13%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.56%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (20.51%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 5 (12.82%) Backup Exec
3 4 (10.26%) SCCM
4 3 (7.69%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (7.69%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (41.03%) Microsoft
2 12 (30.77%) VMware
3 9 (23.08%) Lotus
4 7 (17.95%) Citrix
4 7 (17.95%) MobileIron
5 6 (15.38%) Symantec
6 4 (10.26%) CommVault
6 4 (10.26%) Dell
7 3 (7.69%) Nortel
7 3 (7.69%) Polycom
8 1 (2.56%) EMC
8 1 (2.56%) Veritas
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