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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server 2003
Rank 110 96 99
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +3
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 6 13 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.22% 0.57% 0.53%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.35% 3.21% 2.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 6
Average daily rate
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£349 £204 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+71.37% -28.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £107 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £335 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £311 £255 £300
% change year-on-year
+22.05% -15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £11.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £14.25 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+26.31% -20.83%
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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
443 405 378
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 16.54% 17.90% 18.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 181 179
Average daily rate £375 £350 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £502 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 8
Average hourly rate £18.00 £15.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £29.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £18.59
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -5.86%

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 27 January 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
Edinburgh -9 2 - -
Fife - 1 - -
Moray - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Exchange Server 2003
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Exchange Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 17 (100.00%) Windows
1 17 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 17 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 16 (94.12%) MS Office
2 16 (94.12%) Windows Server 2003
2 16 (94.12%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (88.24%) VMware
4 13 (76.47%) DNS
4 13 (76.47%) DHCP
4 13 (76.47%) SQL
4 13 (76.47%) MS Project
4 13 (76.47%) Replication
4 13 (76.47%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (64.71%) SC Cleared
5 11 (64.71%) Security Cleared
5 11 (64.71%) Active Directory
5 11 (64.71%) HP
6 10 (58.82%) Altiris
6 10 (58.82%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 10 (58.82%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 9 (52.94%) Enterprise Storage
7 9 (52.94%) SharePoint
8 8 (47.06%) Unit Testing
9 4 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (17.65%) Root Cause Analysis
10 3 (17.65%) vCloud
10 3 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2007
10 3 (17.65%) PowerShell
10 3 (17.65%) vSphere
10 3 (17.65%) EqualLogic

Exchange Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 17 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 9 (52.94%) SharePoint
3 4 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (5.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 16 (94.12%) MS Office
2 13 (76.47%) MS Project
3 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 13 (76.47%) DNS
1 13 (76.47%) DHCP
2 3 (17.65%) SAN
3 2 (11.76%) Firewall
3 2 (11.76%) VLAN
3 2 (11.76%) VPN
3 2 (11.76%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Build Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Support Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) IT Support Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) IT Support
4 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (5.88%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 13 (76.47%) Replication
2 9 (52.94%) Enterprise Storage
3 3 (17.65%) EqualLogic
4 2 (11.76%) Thin Client
4 2 (11.76%) Client/Server
4 2 (11.76%) Fat Client
5 1 (5.88%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (94.12%) Windows Server 2003
2 16 (94.12%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (11.76%) Mac OS X
3 2 (11.76%) Windows 2000
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.88%) Windows 8
4 1 (5.88%) Windows XP
4 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Unit Testing
2 3 (17.65%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (11.76%) Migration
3 2 (11.76%) Supplier Management
3 2 (11.76%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (76.47%) SQL
2 3 (17.65%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (64.71%) SC Cleared
1 11 (64.71%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 13 (76.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (64.71%) Active Directory
3 3 (17.65%) vCloud
3 3 (17.65%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (58.82%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 10 (58.82%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 15 (88.24%) VMware
3 11 (64.71%) HP
4 10 (58.82%) Altiris
5 3 (17.65%) Dell
5 3 (17.65%) NetApp
6 1 (5.88%) CommVault