The first table below looks at the demand for Exchange Server 2007 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 2007 over the 3 months to 18 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 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server 2007
Rank 122 111 104
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -7
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2007 4 9 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.15% 0.38% 0.39%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.03% 2.24% 2.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 4
Average daily rate £285 £295 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.38% -8.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £149 £227 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £412 £300 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £258 £265 £268
% change year-on-year
-2.83% -0.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
Application Platforms Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
387 402 492
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 14.60% 17.16% 17.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 213 215
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £236 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 28
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.25 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.91% -12.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.00 £10.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.15 £28.25 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
Exchange Server 2007
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Exchange Server 2007
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Exchange Server 2007 across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

Exchange Server 2007 Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Exchange Server 2007
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2007 across the Scotland region.

Exchange Server 2007 Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Exchange Server 2007
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Exchange Server 2007 across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Exchange Server 2007 Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Exchange Server 2007
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Exchange Server 2007 across the Scotland region.

Exchange Server 2007 Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Exchange Server 2007
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 2007 within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Aberdeen +7 1 £115 -42.50% 2
Moray - 1 - -
Scottish Borders - - - -
Dundee - - - -
Glasgow - - - - 1
Aberdeenshire - - - -
North Lanarkshire - - - -
South Lanarkshire - - - -
Exchange Server 2007
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Exchange Server 2007
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Exchange Server 2007 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 2007.

1 16 (100.00%) Windows
1 16 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 16 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 16 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 16 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 12 (75.00%) VMware
3 8 (50.00%) Novell eDirectory
3 8 (50.00%) Novell
3 8 (50.00%) NetWare
3 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (43.75%) Windows XP
5 6 (37.50%) Windows 7
6 5 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (31.25%) DNS
6 5 (31.25%) DHCP
6 5 (31.25%) MS Office
7 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
7 4 (25.00%) EMC
7 4 (25.00%) CommVault
7 4 (25.00%) vSphere
7 4 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (25.00%) SCCM
8 3 (18.75%) CLARiiON
8 3 (18.75%) Veritas
8 3 (18.75%) Backup Exec
8 3 (18.75%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (18.75%) WSUS
8 3 (18.75%) Network Security
8 3 (18.75%) SAN
8 3 (18.75%) Dell

Exchange Server 2007
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Exchange Server 2007 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 2007. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 16 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (6.25%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 5 (31.25%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) DNS
1 5 (31.25%) DHCP
2 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (18.75%) Network Security
3 3 (18.75%) SAN
4 1 (6.25%) Firewall
4 1 (6.25%) NetScaler
4 1 (6.25%) LAN
4 1 (6.25%) VoIP
4 1 (6.25%) WAN
4 1 (6.25%) Ethernet
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Server Technician
2 2 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (12.50%) Administrator
2 2 (12.50%) VMWare Administrator
3 1 (6.25%) Solutions Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Implementation Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Wintel Support
3 1 (6.25%) IT Support
3 1 (6.25%) Desktop Technician
3 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) 1st Line Support Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Wintel Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Wintel Support Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Support Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) 1st Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) CLARiiON
2 1 (6.25%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Windows
1 16 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 16 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (50.00%) NetWare
2 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (43.75%) Windows XP
4 6 (37.50%) Windows 7
5 1 (6.25%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (6.25%) Migration
2 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (50.00%) Novell eDirectory
3 4 (25.00%) vSphere
3 4 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (18.75%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (6.25%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (6.25%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (6.25%) XenApp
5 1 (6.25%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) SCCM
2 3 (18.75%) Backup Exec
2 3 (18.75%) WSUS
Vendors
1 12 (75.00%) VMware
2 8 (50.00%) Novell
3 4 (25.00%) EMC
3 4 (25.00%) CommVault
4 3 (18.75%) Veritas
4 3 (18.75%) Dell
5 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
6 1 (6.25%) Lotus
6 1 (6.25%) Brocade
6 1 (6.25%) Cisco
6 1 (6.25%) NetApp
6 1 (6.25%) Citrix