The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 November 2014 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 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server 2010
Rank 111 104 92
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -12
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2010 12 14 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.43% 0.57% 0.53%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.21% 2.94% 3.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 7
Average daily rate
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£260 £133 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+96.22% -62.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £164 £118 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £475 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-17.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £24.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.40 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.21% -3.00%
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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
543 476 345
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 19.40% 19.27% 15.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 315 224 173
Average daily rate £361 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.21% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £210 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 13
Average hourly rate £25.00 £29.50 £15.64
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.25% +88.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £9.55 £14.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £32.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.15 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+10.78% -9.73%

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 27 November 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Exchange Server 2010 across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 November 2014.

Exchange Server 2010 Hourly Rate Histogram 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 27 November 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
Edinburgh -8 10 £260 +96.22% 3
Glasgow -3 2 - - 1
Fife - - - -
North Lanarkshire - - - - 1
Moray - - - -
Aberdeen - - - -
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Exchange Server 2010
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 23 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 14 (60.87%) Microsoft
2 14 (60.87%) Active Directory
3 11 (47.83%) Windows
4 10 (43.48%) VMware
5 8 (34.78%) SQL Server
6 7 (30.43%) ITIL
6 7 (30.43%) Exchange Server 2007
6 7 (30.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (30.43%) Windows 7
7 6 (26.09%) Citrix
7 6 (26.09%) TCP/IP
8 5 (21.74%) DNS
8 5 (21.74%) DHCP
8 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (21.74%) SAN
8 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (21.74%) Symantec
8 5 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (21.74%) SC Cleared
8 5 (21.74%) Security Cleared
8 5 (21.74%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (21.74%) PowerShell
8 5 (21.74%) SCCM
9 4 (17.39%) Backup Exec
9 4 (17.39%) Lync
9 4 (17.39%) Firewall
9 4 (17.39%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (17.39%) CCNA
9 4 (17.39%) Windows XP

Exchange Server 2010
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 23 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 7 (30.43%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (17.39%) Lync
5 3 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (4.35%) Apache
6 1 (4.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (4.35%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
1 4 (17.39%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Sage 300 ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (26.09%) TCP/IP
2 5 (21.74%) DNS
2 5 (21.74%) DHCP
2 5 (21.74%) SAN
3 4 (17.39%) Firewall
4 3 (13.04%) LAN
4 3 (13.04%) VoIP
4 3 (13.04%) WAN
4 3 (13.04%) Internet
5 2 (8.70%) Intranet
6 1 (4.35%) IPsec
6 1 (4.35%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (34.78%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (8.70%) MySQL
3 1 (4.35%) EDMS
General
1 2 (8.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (21.74%) Support Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (13.04%) IT Support
3 3 (13.04%) IT Support Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) IT Operations Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Service Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Administrator
4 2 (8.70%) Operations Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Server Support
5 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (4.35%) Developer
5 1 (4.35%) VMware Specialist
5 1 (4.35%) Head of IT
5 1 (4.35%) Active Directory Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Replication
2 2 (8.70%) Fat Client
2 2 (8.70%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (8.70%) EqualLogic
2 2 (8.70%) Thin Client
2 2 (8.70%) Blackberry
3 1 (4.35%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 11 (47.83%) Windows
2 7 (30.43%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (30.43%) Windows 7
3 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (17.39%) Windows XP
5 3 (13.04%) Linux
6 2 (8.70%) Windows 8
6 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (8.70%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) ITIL
2 2 (8.70%) Business Continuity
2 2 (8.70%) ITIL V3
2 2 (8.70%) ITIL V2
2 2 (8.70%) Coaching
2 2 (8.70%) Migration
2 2 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (4.35%) CRM
3 1 (4.35%) BCP
3 1 (4.35%) Software Distribution
3 1 (4.35%) Business Continuity Planning
3 1 (4.35%) Unit Testing
3 1 (4.35%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 5 (21.74%) PowerShell
2 2 (8.70%) C
3 1 (4.35%) SQL
3 1 (4.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (21.74%) SC Cleared
1 5 (21.74%) Security Cleared
2 4 (17.39%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (17.39%) CCNA
3 2 (8.70%) MCDST
3 2 (8.70%) MCTS
3 2 (8.70%) Degree
3 2 (8.70%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (8.70%) MCP
3 2 (8.70%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (60.87%) Active Directory
2 5 (21.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (8.70%) Hyper-V
3 2 (8.70%) vSphere
3 2 (8.70%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (4.35%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 5 (21.74%) SCCM
2 4 (17.39%) Backup Exec
3 3 (13.04%) SCOM
4 2 (8.70%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (4.35%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (4.35%) WSUS
Vendors
1 14 (60.87%) Microsoft
2 10 (43.48%) VMware
3 6 (26.09%) Citrix
4 5 (21.74%) Symantec
5 3 (13.04%) IBM
5 3 (13.04%) CommVault
5 3 (13.04%) Nortel
6 2 (8.70%) Dell
7 1 (4.35%) Avaya
7 1 (4.35%) NetApp
7 1 (4.35%) McAfee
7 1 (4.35%) Sage
7 1 (4.35%) Polycom
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