The table below looks at the statistics for MS Exchange 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 MS Exchange over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 83 70 79
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +9
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 38 43 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.43% 1.87% 1.58%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.76% 10.46% 8.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 12 17
Average daily rate
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£325 £293 £244
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £117 £109 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £447 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £295
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -6.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
Average hourly rate £16.00 £20.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.98% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.25 £17.88
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -9.11%
MS Exchange
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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
434 411 367
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 16.37% 17.90% 18.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 221 188 173
Average daily rate £375 £363 £309
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +17.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £157
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £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 £16.87 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.69% -55.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £32.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.38 £18.40
% change year-on-year
-2.04% -0.13%

MS Exchange
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

MS Exchange Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

MS Exchange
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

MS Exchange Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

MS Exchange
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Exchange across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

MS Exchange Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

MS Exchange
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

MS Exchange Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

MS Exchange
Hourly Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Exchange across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

MS Exchange Hourly Rate Histogram in Scotland

MS Exchange
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 MS Exchange within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 23 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 +2 19 £325 +203.73% 5
Glasgow -9 6 £438 +22.80% 4
Fife - 2 - - 1
Moray - - - -
Stirling - - - -
Aberdeen - - - -
MS Exchange
UK

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing MS Exchange 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 MS Exchange.

1 58 (65.17%) Microsoft
2 57 (64.04%) Windows
3 46 (51.69%) Active Directory
4 45 (50.56%) VMware
5 33 (37.08%) Windows Server 2008
6 28 (31.46%) VMware Infrastructure
7 27 (30.34%) Exchange Server 2010
7 27 (30.34%) MS Office
8 24 (26.97%) DNS
8 24 (26.97%) Replication
9 23 (25.84%) Windows Server 2003
10 21 (23.60%) DHCP
11 20 (22.47%) SQL
12 18 (20.22%) Migration
12 18 (20.22%) Windows 7
12 18 (20.22%) SC Cleared
12 18 (20.22%) Security Cleared
13 17 (19.10%) Exchange Server 2003
14 16 (17.98%) PowerShell
14 16 (17.98%) SharePoint
15 15 (16.85%) MS Excel
15 15 (16.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
15 15 (16.85%) Citrix
15 15 (16.85%) SCCM
15 15 (16.85%) Windows Server 2012
16 13 (14.61%) HP
16 13 (14.61%) SQL Server
16 13 (14.61%) MS Project
16 13 (14.61%) ITIL
17 12 (13.48%) SAN

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing MS Exchange 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 MS Exchange. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 27 (30.34%) Exchange Server 2010
2 17 (19.10%) Exchange Server 2003
3 16 (17.98%) SharePoint
4 12 (13.48%) Exchange Server 2013
4 12 (13.48%) Exchange Server 2007
5 10 (11.24%) Lync
6 7 (7.87%) IBM Notes
7 5 (5.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 5 (5.62%) Lotus Domino
8 3 (3.37%) IIS
9 2 (2.25%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (1.12%) Apache
10 1 (1.12%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 27 (30.34%) MS Office
2 15 (16.85%) MS Excel
3 13 (14.61%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.12%) Sage 300 ERP
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.99%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (26.97%) DNS
2 21 (23.60%) DHCP
3 12 (13.48%) SAN
4 10 (11.24%) TCP/IP
5 9 (10.11%) Firewall
5 9 (10.11%) LAN
6 8 (8.99%) WAN
7 7 (7.87%) Internet
8 6 (6.74%) VoIP
9 5 (5.62%) SMTP
9 5 (5.62%) NAS
10 3 (3.37%) VPN
11 2 (2.25%) Network Security
11 2 (2.25%) Intranet
11 2 (2.25%) VLAN
12 1 (1.12%) IPsec
12 1 (1.12%) LDAP
12 1 (1.12%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (14.61%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.37%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.25%) MySQL
4 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 6 (6.74%) Finance
2 1 (1.12%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (20.22%) Analyst
2 14 (15.73%) Support Engineer
2 14 (15.73%) 2nd Line Support
3 10 (11.24%) IT Support
3 10 (11.24%) Build Engineer
4 9 (10.11%) Support Analyst
5 7 (7.87%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 5 (5.62%) Administrator
6 5 (5.62%) Service Analyst
6 5 (5.62%) Service Desk Analyst
6 5 (5.62%) IT Support Engineer
6 5 (5.62%) Server Engineer
6 5 (5.62%) Messaging Analyst
7 4 (4.49%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (4.49%) Desktop Support
8 3 (3.37%) Developer
8 3 (3.37%) Consultant
8 3 (3.37%) 3rd Line Support
8 3 (3.37%) Infrastructure Manager
8 3 (3.37%) Desktop Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.25%) JSON
1 2 (2.25%) RESTful
1 2 (2.25%) HTML5
1 2 (2.25%) .NET
1 2 (2.25%) HTML
1 2 (2.25%) ASP.NET
1 2 (2.25%) CSS
1 2 (2.25%) SOAP
1 2 (2.25%) Web Services
1 2 (2.25%) XML
1 2 (2.25%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 24 (26.97%) Replication
2 9 (10.11%) Enterprise Storage
3 8 (8.99%) Thin Client
3 8 (8.99%) Fat Client
4 4 (4.49%) iPad
4 4 (4.49%) Blackberry
5 3 (3.37%) Clustering
5 3 (3.37%) Client/Server
5 3 (3.37%) EqualLogic
5 3 (3.37%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (2.25%) iSeries
6 2 (2.25%) User Experience
6 2 (2.25%) AS400
7 1 (1.12%) PDA
7 1 (1.12%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.12%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 57 (64.04%) Windows
2 33 (37.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (25.84%) Windows Server 2003
4 18 (20.22%) Windows 7
5 15 (16.85%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (8.99%) Windows XP
7 5 (5.62%) Windows 8
8 4 (4.49%) Mac OS X
9 3 (3.37%) Linux
10 2 (2.25%) Windows Vista
10 2 (2.25%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (20.22%) Migration
2 13 (14.61%) ITIL
3 8 (8.99%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (8.99%) Unit Testing
4 6 (6.74%) Business Continuity
5 5 (5.62%) Mobile Device Management
6 4 (4.49%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (4.49%) Business Continuity Management
6 4 (4.49%) Email Migration
6 4 (4.49%) Coaching
7 3 (3.37%) Project Management
7 3 (3.37%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (2.25%) ITIL V3
8 2 (2.25%) ITIL V2
8 2 (2.25%) Supplier Management
9 1 (1.12%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (1.12%) Validation
9 1 (1.12%) Incident Management
9 1 (1.12%) BCP
9 1 (1.12%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 20 (22.47%) SQL
2 16 (17.98%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.25%) C
3 2 (2.25%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 18 (20.22%) SC Cleared
1 18 (20.22%) Security Cleared
2 10 (11.24%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (7.87%) MCP
4 6 (6.74%) MCSE
5 3 (3.37%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (3.37%) CCNA
5 3 (3.37%) Degree
6 2 (2.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (2.25%) MCDST
6 2 (2.25%) MCTS
7 1 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.12%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.49%) SLA
2 2 (2.25%) QA
System Software
1 46 (51.69%) Active Directory
2 28 (31.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (7.87%) vSphere
4 3 (3.37%) vCloud
4 3 (3.37%) XenApp
5 2 (2.25%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.25%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.12%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 15 (16.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 15 (16.85%) SCCM
2 11 (12.36%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 8 (8.99%) SCOM
4 7 (7.87%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 58 (65.17%) Microsoft
2 45 (50.56%) VMware
3 15 (16.85%) Citrix
4 13 (14.61%) HP
5 10 (11.24%) Altiris
6 8 (8.99%) Symantec
7 7 (7.87%) Lotus
8 6 (6.74%) NetApp
8 6 (6.74%) Apple
9 5 (5.62%) IBM
9 5 (5.62%) Dell
9 5 (5.62%) Nortel
10 4 (4.49%) MobileIron
11 3 (3.37%) Cisco
11 3 (3.37%) Oracle
11 3 (3.37%) Polycom
12 2 (2.25%) Avaya
13 1 (1.12%) McAfee
13 1 (1.12%) Sage
13 1 (1.12%) CommVault
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