The table below looks at the statistics for Exchange Server 2003 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Exchange Server 2003 over the 3 months to 21 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server 2003
Rank 134 119 108
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -11
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 4 7 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.13% 0.26% 0.55%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.79% 1.49% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 6
Average daily rate
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£258 £280 £134
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.87% +108.19%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £298 £275
% change year-on-year
+9.24% +8.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- -26.19%
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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 Scotland region.

Application Platforms Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
504 470 416
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 16.49% 17.74% 17.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 279 264 217
Average daily rate £388 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £465 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 7
Average hourly rate £21.50 £16.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.37% +3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £15.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £20.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.89%

Exchange Server 2003
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

Exchange Server 2003 Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Exchange Server 2003
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 across the Scotland region.

Exchange Server 2003 Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Exchange Server 2003
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 across the Scotland region.

Exchange Server 2003 Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Exchange Server 2003
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 21 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow - 3 - -
Edinburgh - - - -
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Exchange Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Exchange Server 2003 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 Exchange Server 2003.

1 10 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (70.00%) Windows
3 7 (70.00%) VMware
4 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
5 5 (50.00%) MS Office
5 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (40.00%) SQL
7 3 (30.00%) MS Project
7 3 (30.00%) SharePoint
7 3 (30.00%) DHCP
7 3 (30.00%) DNS
7 3 (30.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 3 (30.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 3 (30.00%) Symantec
7 3 (30.00%) Project Management
7 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (30.00%) Enterprise Storage
7 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (30.00%) Altiris
7 3 (30.00%) Firewall
7 3 (30.00%) Replication
8 2 (20.00%) Migration
8 2 (20.00%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (20.00%) Supplier Management
8 2 (20.00%) VLAN
8 2 (20.00%) Fat Client

Exchange Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Exchange Server 2003 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 Exchange Server 2003. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (30.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (50.00%) MS Office
2 3 (30.00%) MS Project
3 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) DHCP
1 3 (30.00%) DNS
1 3 (30.00%) Firewall
2 2 (20.00%) VLAN
2 2 (20.00%) Network Security
2 2 (20.00%) VPN
3 1 (10.00%) SAN
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Administrator
1 3 (30.00%) Build Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Exchange Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) IT Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Replication
1 3 (30.00%) Enterprise Storage
2 2 (20.00%) Fat Client
2 2 (20.00%) Client/Server
2 2 (20.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (20.00%) Windows 2000
3 2 (20.00%) Mac OS X
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Project Management
2 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (20.00%) Capacity Management
2 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (20.00%) Migration
2 2 (20.00%) Supplier Management
3 1 (10.00%) Project Planning
3 1 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 3 (30.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (20.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (20.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (10.00%) Backup Exec
3 1 (10.00%) SCCM
3 1 (10.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (70.00%) VMware
3 3 (30.00%) Altiris
3 3 (30.00%) Symantec
4 2 (20.00%) HP
5 1 (10.00%) McAfee
5 1 (10.00%) Trend Micro
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