The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Glasgow region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 61 64 47
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -17
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 4 14 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.58% 1.56% 1.68%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.64% 8.14% 8.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 3
Average daily rate £293 £290 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.86% +23.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £167 £159 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £363 £239
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £268 £260
% change year-on-year
+4.67% +2.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Average hourly rate £16.00 - £25.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.20 - £19.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.80 - £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +2.94%
Application Platforms Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
110 172 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 15.97% 19.11% 18.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 95 56
Average daily rate £325 £338 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £253 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 10
Average hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -44.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £10.50 £22.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £14.90 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
MS Exchange
Scotland

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Exchange across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

MS Exchange Daily Rate Histogram 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 17 April 2014, 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 13 (92.86%) Active Directory
2 12 (85.71%) Windows
2 12 (85.71%) Microsoft
3 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (42.86%) Windows 7
3 6 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (35.71%) PowerShell
4 5 (35.71%) DNS
5 4 (28.57%) VBScript
5 4 (28.57%) Migration
5 4 (28.57%) Lync
6 3 (21.43%) VMware
6 3 (21.43%) VMware ESX
6 3 (21.43%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (21.43%) SCCM
6 3 (21.43%) SharePoint
6 3 (21.43%) Windows XP
6 3 (21.43%) DHCP
6 3 (21.43%) IIS
6 3 (21.43%) SQL
6 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (14.29%) SLA
7 2 (14.29%) MS Office
7 2 (14.29%) MCSE
7 2 (14.29%) MCSA
7 2 (14.29%) Software Packaging
7 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (14.29%) WMI

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 6 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (28.57%) Lync
3 3 (21.43%) IIS
3 3 (21.43%) SharePoint
3 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (7.14%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Office
2 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) DNS
2 3 (21.43%) DHCP
3 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
3 1 (7.14%) VPN
3 1 (7.14%) SAN
3 1 (7.14%) Internet
3 1 (7.14%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) InstallShield
2 1 (7.14%) MSI
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Messaging Specialist
2 2 (14.29%) Wintel Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Support Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Support Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (14.29%) Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Support Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Support
3 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Wintel Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Wintel Support Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) Wintel Support
3 1 (7.14%) Exchange Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Replication
2 1 (7.14%) Clustering
2 1 (7.14%) Fat Client
2 1 (7.14%) Client/Server
2 1 (7.14%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 12 (85.71%) Windows
2 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (42.86%) Windows 7
3 3 (21.43%) Windows XP
3 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (7.14%) Windows 8
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Migration
2 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
2 1 (7.14%) Change Control
2 1 (7.14%) ITIL
2 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) PowerShell
2 4 (28.57%) VBScript
3 3 (21.43%) SQL
4 1 (7.14%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (14.29%) MCSE
2 2 (14.29%) MCSA
3 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) SLA
2 1 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 13 (92.86%) Active Directory
2 3 (21.43%) VMware ESX
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
3 1 (7.14%) XenApp
3 1 (7.14%) XenDesktop
3 1 (7.14%) vSphere
3 1 (7.14%) Terminal Services
3 1 (7.14%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) SCCM
2 2 (14.29%) WMI
3 1 (7.14%) WSUS
3 1 (7.14%) Netcool
3 1 (7.14%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (7.14%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 3 (21.43%) VMware
3 2 (14.29%) Citrix
4 1 (7.14%) Veritas
4 1 (7.14%) Symantec
4 1 (7.14%) Wyse
4 1 (7.14%) AppSense
4 1 (7.14%) HP
4 1 (7.14%) Dell