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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 65 71 37
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -34
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 16 12 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.08% 0.94% 2.51%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.30% 5.31% 16.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 8
Average daily rate
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£114 £285 £122
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-60.00% +134.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £106 £115 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £418 £161
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £278 £265
% change year-on-year
+3.60% +4.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
- -7.24%
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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
254 226 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 17.20% 17.71% 15.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 138 50
Average daily rate £400 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £246 £134
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £12.00 £99.53 £22.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-87.94% +337.48%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.89%

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
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 24 April 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 23 (65.71%) Microsoft
2 21 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 21 (60.00%) Windows
3 17 (48.57%) Exchange Server 2010
4 14 (40.00%) Windows 7
4 14 (40.00%) VMware
5 12 (34.29%) MS Office
6 8 (22.86%) VPN
6 8 (22.86%) SCCM
7 7 (20.00%) Citrix
7 7 (20.00%) MS Excel
8 6 (17.14%) ITIL
8 6 (17.14%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (17.14%) VMware Infrastructure
8 6 (17.14%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (14.29%) SCOM
9 5 (14.29%) Replication
9 5 (14.29%) Firewall
9 5 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (14.29%) SAN
9 5 (14.29%) DNS
9 5 (14.29%) LAN
9 5 (14.29%) Windows XP
10 4 (11.43%) TCP/IP
10 4 (11.43%) VoIP
10 4 (11.43%) WAN
10 4 (11.43%) HP
10 4 (11.43%) SQL Server
10 4 (11.43%) Lotus
10 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2003

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 17 (48.57%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (11.43%) Lync
3 3 (8.57%) SharePoint
4 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (5.71%) IBM Notes
4 2 (5.71%) Lotus Domino
4 2 (5.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.86%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (2.86%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (34.29%) MS Office
2 7 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (8.57%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (22.86%) VPN
2 5 (14.29%) Firewall
2 5 (14.29%) SAN
2 5 (14.29%) DNS
2 5 (14.29%) LAN
3 4 (11.43%) TCP/IP
3 4 (11.43%) VoIP
3 4 (11.43%) WAN
4 3 (8.57%) NAS
4 3 (8.57%) Internet
5 2 (5.71%) Broadband
5 2 (5.71%) VLAN
5 2 (5.71%) Network Security
6 1 (2.86%) LDAP
6 1 (2.86%) DHCP
6 1 (2.86%) IPv4
6 1 (2.86%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.43%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.71%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (5.71%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (22.86%) Analyst
1 8 (22.86%) 2nd Line Support
2 6 (17.14%) Administrator
2 6 (17.14%) Support Engineer
3 5 (14.29%) IT Support
3 5 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Support Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) IT Support Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Service Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Operations Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (5.71%) IT Operations Manager
6 2 (5.71%) IT Administrator
6 2 (5.71%) Help Desk Support
7 1 (2.86%) IT Infrastructure Manager
7 1 (2.86%) Business Data Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.71%) Application Packaging
2 1 (2.86%) HTML5
2 1 (2.86%) HTML
2 1 (2.86%) .NET
2 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.86%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Replication
2 4 (11.43%) Blackberry
3 3 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.71%) BYOD
4 2 (5.71%) Client/Server
4 2 (5.71%) Thin Client
4 2 (5.71%) Fat Client
4 2 (5.71%) PDA
4 2 (5.71%) Clustering
4 2 (5.71%) iPad
5 1 (2.86%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 21 (60.00%) Windows
2 14 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 6 (17.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (17.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (14.29%) Windows XP
5 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (5.71%) Windows 2000
6 2 (5.71%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (17.14%) ITIL
2 5 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (8.57%) Migration
3 3 (8.57%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (8.57%) Coaching
4 2 (5.71%) Mobile Device Management
4 2 (5.71%) Business Continuity Management
4 2 (5.71%) Project Management
4 2 (5.71%) Incident Management
4 2 (5.71%) Service Delivery
4 2 (5.71%) Business Continuity
4 2 (5.71%) Supplier Management
4 2 (5.71%) ITIL V3
4 2 (5.71%) ITIL V2
5 1 (2.86%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (2.86%) Data Migration
5 1 (2.86%) Business Analysis
5 1 (2.86%) Service Management
5 1 (2.86%) Email Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.43%) PowerShell
2 3 (8.57%) SQL
3 2 (5.71%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (8.57%) SC Cleared
1 3 (8.57%) Security Cleared
1 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (8.57%) MCP
2 2 (5.71%) MCSE
2 2 (5.71%) CCNA
2 2 (5.71%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (5.71%) Degree
2 2 (5.71%) MCTS
3 1 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) QA
1 1 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (17.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.71%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 2 (5.71%) XenApp
4 1 (2.86%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (2.86%) vSphere
4 1 (2.86%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (22.86%) SCCM
2 5 (14.29%) SCOM
3 4 (11.43%) Backup Exec
4 2 (5.71%) WSUS
Vendors
1 23 (65.71%) Microsoft
2 14 (40.00%) VMware
3 7 (20.00%) Citrix
4 4 (11.43%) HP
4 4 (11.43%) Lotus
5 3 (8.57%) Symantec
5 3 (8.57%) Cisco
5 3 (8.57%) IBM
6 2 (5.71%) Nortel
6 2 (5.71%) Oracle
6 2 (5.71%) Apple
7 1 (2.86%) Veeam
7 1 (2.86%) McAfee
7 1 (2.86%) NetApp