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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 60 60 49
Rank change year-on-year
0 -11
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 22 20 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.68% 1.74% 1.59%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.77% 8.16% 12.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 10 10
Average daily rate
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£240 £215 £171
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.75% +25.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £119 £85
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £355 £245
UK excluding London average daily rate £285 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £12.00 £140.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-91.42% +833.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £14.25 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+22.80% -16.17%
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
283 245 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 21.65% 21.27% 12.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 113 48
Average daily rate £375 £338 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +18.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £175 £107
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £12.00 £140.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-91.42% +833.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -9.32%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 (65.00%) Active Directory
2 18 (45.00%) Windows
3 17 (42.50%) Microsoft
4 15 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
5 14 (35.00%) PowerShell
6 13 (32.50%) Windows 7
7 12 (30.00%) Lync
7 12 (30.00%) VMware
8 11 (27.50%) Migration
8 11 (27.50%) MS Excel
8 11 (27.50%) MS Office
9 10 (25.00%) SQL Server
10 9 (22.50%) ITIL
10 9 (22.50%) Replication
10 9 (22.50%) Windows Server 2008
11 8 (20.00%) Office 365
11 8 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
11 8 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 8 (20.00%) Citrix
11 8 (20.00%) Lotus
11 8 (20.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 8 (20.00%) IBM Notes
11 8 (20.00%) Lotus Domino
11 8 (20.00%) SMTP
12 7 (17.50%) TCP/IP
12 7 (17.50%) Finance
12 7 (17.50%) Mobile Device Management
12 7 (17.50%) MobileIron
12 7 (17.50%) Email Migration
13 6 (15.00%) DNS

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 12 (30.00%) Lync
3 8 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 8 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 8 (20.00%) IBM Notes
3 8 (20.00%) Lotus Domino
4 5 (12.50%) SharePoint
5 4 (10.00%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (10.00%) IIS
6 2 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (2.50%) Apache
Applications
1 11 (27.50%) MS Excel
1 11 (27.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (10.00%) assyst
2 1 (2.50%) Sage 300 ERP
Cloud Services
1 8 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (20.00%) SMTP
2 7 (17.50%) TCP/IP
3 6 (15.00%) DNS
3 6 (15.00%) DHCP
3 6 (15.00%) SAN
4 4 (10.00%) Firewall
4 4 (10.00%) VoIP
5 3 (7.50%) Intranet
5 3 (7.50%) Internet
5 3 (7.50%) WAN
5 3 (7.50%) LAN
6 2 (5.00%) Network Security
6 2 (5.00%) NAS
7 1 (2.50%) Unified Communications
7 1 (2.50%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (7.50%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (5.00%) MySQL
4 1 (2.50%) MS Access
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database
General
1 7 (17.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (27.50%) Analyst
2 9 (22.50%) 2nd Line Support
3 8 (20.00%) Messaging Analyst
4 5 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
5 4 (10.00%) SharePoint Developer
5 4 (10.00%) Lead Developer
5 4 (10.00%) Developer
5 4 (10.00%) Administrator
6 3 (7.50%) Support Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Service Desk Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) IT Administrator
7 2 (5.00%) Wintel Support
7 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Consultant
7 2 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) IT Support
7 2 (5.00%) Desktop Administrator
7 2 (5.00%) Desktop Support
7 2 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (5.00%) Service Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.50%) .NET
2 4 (10.00%) JSON
2 4 (10.00%) HTML5
2 4 (10.00%) RESTful
2 4 (10.00%) HTML
2 4 (10.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (10.00%) CSS
2 4 (10.00%) SOAP
2 4 (10.00%) Web Services
2 4 (10.00%) XML
3 2 (5.00%) X-Windows
4 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 9 (22.50%) Replication
2 4 (10.00%) User Experience
3 3 (7.50%) Blackberry
3 3 (7.50%) EqualLogic
3 3 (7.50%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (5.00%) Fat Client
4 2 (5.00%) iPad
4 2 (5.00%) Client/Server
4 2 (5.00%) Thin Client
5 1 (2.50%) Clustering
5 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 18 (45.00%) Windows
2 13 (32.50%) Windows 7
3 9 (22.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (10.00%) Windows XP
5 4 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (7.50%) Windows 8
7 2 (5.00%) Linux
7 2 (5.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (27.50%) Migration
2 9 (22.50%) ITIL
3 7 (17.50%) Mobile Device Management
3 7 (17.50%) Email Migration
4 4 (10.00%) Coaching
4 4 (10.00%) Business Continuity
4 4 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (5.00%) Incident Management
5 2 (5.00%) Business Continuity Management
5 2 (5.00%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.50%) BCP
6 1 (2.50%) CRM
6 1 (2.50%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (2.50%) Business Continuity Planning
6 1 (2.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (2.50%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 14 (35.00%) PowerShell
2 6 (15.00%) SQL
3 4 (10.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (10.00%) MCP
1 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (5.00%) MCDST
2 2 (5.00%) CCNA
2 2 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.50%) SLA
1 3 (7.50%) QA
System Software
1 26 (65.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (7.50%) vSphere
3 3 (7.50%) Hyper-V
3 3 (7.50%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (20.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 5 (12.50%) SCCM
3 4 (10.00%) Backup Exec
4 3 (7.50%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (5.00%) WSUS
5 2 (5.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 17 (42.50%) Microsoft
2 12 (30.00%) VMware
3 8 (20.00%) Citrix
3 8 (20.00%) Lotus
4 7 (17.50%) MobileIron
5 6 (15.00%) Symantec
6 3 (7.50%) CommVault
6 3 (7.50%) Dell
6 3 (7.50%) Nortel
6 3 (7.50%) Polycom
7 2 (5.00%) Apple
8 1 (2.50%) Avaya
8 1 (2.50%) Sage
8 1 (2.50%) Oracle