The first table below looks at the demand for Exchange Server 2010 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 2010 over the 3 months to 17 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server 2010
Rank 121 97 94
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -3
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2010 7 15 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.26% 0.65% 0.75%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.79% 3.71% 4.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 12
Average daily rate £365 £135 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+170.00% -57.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £104 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £325 £424
UK excluding London average daily rate £285 £275 £288
% change year-on-year
+3.63% -4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Average hourly rate £16.00 - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.75 £23.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-27.95% +32.85%
Application Platforms Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
391 404 491
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 14.73% 17.38% 17.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 214 214
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 £225 £235 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
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 2010
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Exchange Server 2010
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Exchange Server 2010 across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

Exchange Server 2010 Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Exchange Server 2010
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2010 across the Scotland region.

Exchange Server 2010 Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Exchange Server 2010
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Exchange Server 2010 across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

Exchange Server 2010 Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Exchange Server 2010
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Exchange Server 2010 across the Scotland region.

Exchange Server 2010 Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Exchange Server 2010
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 2010 within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 17 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
Edinburgh -28 4 £365 +205.66% 2
Glasgow +14 2 - -
Aberdeen +10 1 - - 4
Dundee - - - -
Falkirk - - - -
Aberdeenshire - - - -
Inverclyde - - - -
North Lanarkshire - - - -
Scottish Borders - - - -
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Exchange Server 2010
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Exchange Server 2010 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 2010.

1 18 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 16 (88.89%) Windows
3 15 (83.33%) Active Directory
4 12 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (66.67%) Windows 7
5 10 (55.56%) Windows XP
5 10 (55.56%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
7 8 (44.44%) DNS
7 8 (44.44%) MS Office
7 8 (44.44%) VMware
8 7 (38.89%) DHCP
9 6 (33.33%) TCP/IP
9 6 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
9 6 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
9 6 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
9 6 (33.33%) vSphere
10 5 (27.78%) VMware ESXi
10 5 (27.78%) SCCM
10 5 (27.78%) Dell
10 5 (27.78%) EMC
10 5 (27.78%) Veritas
11 4 (22.22%) CLARiiON
11 4 (22.22%) SAN
11 4 (22.22%) CommVault
11 4 (22.22%) ITIL
11 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
11 4 (22.22%) Network Security
11 4 (22.22%) WSUS
11 4 (22.22%) Backup Exec

Exchange Server 2010
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Exchange Server 2010 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 2010. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 18 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 6 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
3 2 (11.11%) Lync
4 1 (5.56%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (5.56%) IIS
4 1 (5.56%) CMS
4 1 (5.56%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (5.56%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (5.56%) WorkSite
Applications
1 8 (44.44%) MS Office
2 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Visualfiles
Communications & Networking
1 8 (44.44%) DNS
2 7 (38.89%) DHCP
3 6 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 4 (22.22%) SAN
4 4 (22.22%) Network Security
5 3 (16.67%) Firewall
6 1 (5.56%) Wireless
6 1 (5.56%) IPsec
6 1 (5.56%) NetScaler
6 1 (5.56%) VPN
6 1 (5.56%) Ethernet
6 1 (5.56%) LAN
6 1 (5.56%) PBX
6 1 (5.56%) WAN
6 1 (5.56%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.56%) MS Access
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
1 1 (5.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) Support Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Desktop Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Desktop Support
2 3 (16.67%) Wintel Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) VMWare Administrator
3 2 (11.11%) Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (11.11%) Support Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (11.11%) Administrator
3 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Implementation Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Messaging Specialist
4 1 (5.56%) Wintel Support
4 1 (5.56%) Solutions Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) CLARiiON
2 3 (16.67%) Client/Server
3 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.56%) Replication
3 1 (5.56%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 16 (88.89%) Windows
2 12 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 12 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 10 (55.56%) Windows XP
3 10 (55.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (5.56%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) ITIL
2 2 (11.11%) Migration
3 1 (5.56%) Change Control
3 1 (5.56%) Software Distribution
3 1 (5.56%) CRM
3 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (5.56%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) SQL
1 2 (11.11%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.56%) VBScript
2 1 (5.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) MCP
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) SLA
2 1 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 15 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 6 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (33.33%) vSphere
3 5 (27.78%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (11.11%) XenApp
5 1 (5.56%) XenDesktop
5 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
5 1 (5.56%) Terminal Services
5 1 (5.56%) ISA Server
5 1 (5.56%) VMware ESX
5 1 (5.56%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (5.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 5 (27.78%) SCCM
2 4 (22.22%) Backup Exec
2 4 (22.22%) WSUS
3 2 (11.11%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (5.56%) Netcool
4 1 (5.56%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (44.44%) VMware
3 5 (27.78%) Dell
3 5 (27.78%) EMC
3 5 (27.78%) Veritas
4 4 (22.22%) CommVault
5 3 (16.67%) Citrix
6 2 (11.11%) NetApp
6 2 (11.11%) Cisco
7 1 (5.56%) Brocade
7 1 (5.56%) Symantec
7 1 (5.56%) HP