The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 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 Scotland 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server 2003
Rank 124 107 96
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -11
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 9 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.33% 0.20% 0.42%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.20% 1.26% 2.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 9
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £145 £104
10% offered a daily rate of more than £381 £306 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £305 £275
% change year-on-year
-9.83% +10.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £12.00 - £13.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.79 £18.11 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-29.37% -9.43%
Application Platforms Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
409 396 372
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 14.88% 16.06% 14.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 177 147
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £438 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 24 13
Average hourly rate £12.00 £15.77 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.90% -9.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £20.50 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-13.15% -5.00%
Exchange Server 2003
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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 25 July 2014. 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 - 2 £324 - 1
South Lanarkshire - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Exchange Server 2003
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Exchange Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 16 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 15 (93.75%) Windows
3 14 (87.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (81.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (68.75%) Active Directory
6 10 (62.50%) Microsoft
6 10 (62.50%) VMware
7 9 (56.25%) SC Cleared
7 9 (56.25%) Security Cleared
7 9 (56.25%) MS Office
8 8 (50.00%) SQL
8 8 (50.00%) SharePoint
8 8 (50.00%) DHCP
8 8 (50.00%) DNS
8 8 (50.00%) MS Project
8 8 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 8 (50.00%) Altiris
9 7 (43.75%) Replication
9 7 (43.75%) Exchange Server 2007
9 7 (43.75%) HP
10 6 (37.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 6 (37.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 6 (37.50%) Enterprise Storage
10 6 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
11 4 (25.00%) Unit Testing
11 4 (25.00%) vSphere
12 3 (18.75%) Lync
12 3 (18.75%) XenApp
12 3 (18.75%) Citrix
13 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification

Exchange Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 16 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 8 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 7 (43.75%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (18.75%) Lync
6 1 (6.25%) IBM Notes
6 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 9 (56.25%) MS Office
2 8 (50.00%) MS Project
3 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (50.00%) DHCP
1 8 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (6.25%) SAN
2 1 (6.25%) Firewall
2 1 (6.25%) VLAN
2 1 (6.25%) NetScaler
2 1 (6.25%) Ethernet
2 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
2 1 (6.25%) LAN
2 1 (6.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) EDMS
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Build Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) IT Support
3 1 (6.25%) Desktop Technician
3 1 (6.25%) Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Design Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Implementation Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Active Directory Specialist
3 1 (6.25%) Solutions Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) Replication
2 6 (37.50%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 15 (93.75%) Windows
2 14 (87.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 13 (81.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (12.50%) Windows XP
5 1 (6.25%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (6.25%) Windows 8
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (6.25%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (12.50%) VBScript
2 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (56.25%) SC Cleared
1 9 (56.25%) Security Cleared
2 2 (12.50%) MCSE
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (12.50%) MCTS
3 1 (6.25%) MCITP
System Software
1 11 (68.75%) Active Directory
2 8 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (25.00%) vSphere
4 3 (18.75%) XenApp
5 1 (6.25%) XenDesktop
5 1 (6.25%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (6.25%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 6 (37.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 6 (37.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (6.25%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) Microsoft
1 10 (62.50%) VMware
2 8 (50.00%) Altiris
3 7 (43.75%) HP
4 3 (18.75%) Citrix
5 2 (12.50%) CommVault
5 2 (12.50%) NetApp
5 2 (12.50%) EMC
6 1 (6.25%) Brocade
6 1 (6.25%) Lotus
6 1 (6.25%) Symantec
6 1 (6.25%) Cisco