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 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 64 50 54
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +4
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 11 12 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.26% 1.82% 0.95%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.79% 11.32% 6.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 3
Average daily rate
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£275 £263 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% -30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £156 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £350 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £311
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £15.75 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +3.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.87 £16.25 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-2.36% +4.83%
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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 Glasgow region.

Application Platforms Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
162 106 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 18.62% 16.06% 13.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 58 57
Average daily rate £350 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £213 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £411 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 5
Average hourly rate £14.75 £14.50 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.72% -4.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.75 £18.40 £17.58
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 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 29 August 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 14 (66.67%) Windows
2 9 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 9 (42.86%) Windows 7
3 8 (38.10%) Active Directory
4 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (28.57%) VMware
5 6 (28.57%) DHCP
5 6 (28.57%) DNS
5 6 (28.57%) IBM
6 5 (23.81%) SQL
6 5 (23.81%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (19.05%) RightFax
7 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (19.05%) .NET
7 4 (19.05%) MS Office
7 4 (19.05%) Web Services
7 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (19.05%) Firewall
7 4 (19.05%) Kofax
8 3 (14.29%) SAN
8 3 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (14.29%) SLA
8 3 (14.29%) VPN
8 3 (14.29%) MCP
8 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (14.29%) Supplier Management
8 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (14.29%) vSphere
9 2 (9.52%) Capacity Planning

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 5 (23.81%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (9.52%) Lync
3 2 (9.52%) IIS
4 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
4 1 (4.76%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 4 (19.05%) MS Office
2 2 (9.52%) MS Project
2 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (28.57%) DHCP
1 6 (28.57%) DNS
2 4 (19.05%) Firewall
3 3 (14.29%) SAN
3 3 (14.29%) VPN
4 2 (9.52%) VoIP
4 2 (9.52%) H.323
4 2 (9.52%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (9.52%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.76%) EDMS
General
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) French Language
Job Titles
1 4 (19.05%) IT Support
1 4 (19.05%) Developer
2 2 (9.52%) Build Engineer
2 2 (9.52%) IT Administrator
2 2 (9.52%) Administrator
2 2 (9.52%) Support Engineer
2 2 (9.52%) Analyst
2 2 (9.52%) IT Manager
2 2 (9.52%) Support Analyst
2 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) Technical Support Analyst
3 1 (4.76%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (4.76%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (4.76%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) Project Manager
3 1 (4.76%) Desktop Support
3 1 (4.76%) Technical Support
3 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) .NET
1 4 (19.05%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Video Conferencing
1 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.76%) Replication
2 1 (4.76%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 14 (66.67%) Windows
2 9 (42.86%) Windows 7
3 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (9.52%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (14.29%) Supplier Management
2 2 (9.52%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (9.52%) Unit Testing
2 2 (9.52%) ITIL
2 2 (9.52%) CRM
2 2 (9.52%) Project Management
2 2 (9.52%) Migration
3 1 (4.76%) Business Continuity
3 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
3 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2
3 1 (4.76%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (23.81%) SQL
2 1 (4.76%) VBScript
2 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) MCP
2 2 (9.52%) Degree
2 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
2 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.52%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (4.76%) MCSE
3 1 (4.76%) MCSA
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (38.10%) Active Directory
2 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (14.29%) vSphere
4 1 (4.76%) VMware ESX
4 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) SCCM
2 1 (4.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (4.76%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 9 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 6 (28.57%) VMware
2 6 (28.57%) IBM
3 4 (19.05%) RightFax
3 4 (19.05%) Kofax
4 2 (9.52%) Cisco
4 2 (9.52%) Citrix
4 2 (9.52%) NetApp
4 2 (9.52%) Symantec
5 1 (4.76%) Lotus
5 1 (4.76%) Altiris