The table below looks at the statistics for MS Exchange skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Exchange over the 3 months to 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 66 63 51
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -12
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 8 11 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.89% 1.28% 1.83%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.41% 6.79% 11.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 6
Average daily rate
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£146 £275 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-46.81% +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £247 £156
10% offered a daily rate of more than £179 £307 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
- +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £16.00 - £15.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.87 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -2.36%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Glasgow region.

Application Platforms Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
148 162 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 16.48% 18.88% 16.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 68 60
Average daily rate £350 £345 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £241 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 8
Average hourly rate £27.50 £14.75 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+86.44% +1.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.30 £11.75 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.70 £17.75 £18.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -9.32%

MS Exchange
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Exchange across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

MS Exchange Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

MS Exchange
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS Exchange across the Glasgow region.

MS Exchange Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

MS Exchange
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Exchange across the Glasgow region.

MS Exchange Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 14 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 13 (72.22%) Active Directory
3 10 (55.56%) Windows
4 7 (38.89%) Exchange Server 2007
4 7 (38.89%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (33.33%) VMware
6 5 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (22.22%) PowerShell
7 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
8 3 (16.67%) Citrix
8 3 (16.67%) SLA
8 3 (16.67%) Norton AntiVirus
8 3 (16.67%) Blackberry
8 3 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (16.67%) Shell Script
8 3 (16.67%) Symantec
8 3 (16.67%) SCCM
8 3 (16.67%) Capacity Management
8 3 (16.67%) Windows 7
8 3 (16.67%) Windows 8
8 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (16.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (11.11%) Office 365
9 2 (11.11%) XenApp
9 2 (11.11%) XenDesktop
9 2 (11.11%) Project Planning
9 2 (11.11%) Firewall

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 7 (38.89%) Exchange Server 2007
1 7 (38.89%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (11.11%) IBM Notes
4 2 (11.11%) Lotus Domino
4 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (5.56%) Lync
Applications
1 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 2 (11.11%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) SAN
1 2 (11.11%) Firewall
2 1 (5.56%) WAN
2 1 (5.56%) DHCP
2 1 (5.56%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Legal
2 1 (5.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) Administrator
3 2 (11.11%) Project Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Technical Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Exchange Administrator
3 2 (11.11%) IT Support
3 2 (11.11%) Technical Project Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Support Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (5.56%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Service Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Technician
4 1 (5.56%) Messaging Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.56%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 10 (55.56%) Windows
2 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 3 (16.67%) Windows 8
3 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (11.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (16.67%) Capacity Management
2 2 (11.11%) ITIL
2 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2
2 2 (11.11%) Migration
2 2 (11.11%) Project Planning
3 1 (5.56%) Problem Management
3 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (5.56%) Business Analysis
3 1 (5.56%) Incident Management
3 1 (5.56%) Project Management
3 1 (5.56%) Service Management
3 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
3 1 (5.56%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) PowerShell
2 3 (16.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (5.56%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) MCSE
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (72.22%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.11%) XenApp
2 2 (11.11%) XenDesktop
2 2 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (5.56%) VMware ESX
3 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (16.67%) SCCM
1 3 (16.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (5.56%) ServiceCenter
2 1 (5.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 14 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 6 (33.33%) VMware
3 3 (16.67%) Symantec
3 3 (16.67%) Citrix
4 2 (11.11%) Cisco
4 2 (11.11%) IBM
4 2 (11.11%) Lotus
5 1 (5.56%) Remedy
5 1 (5.56%) Peregrine