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 27 August 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 62 67 75
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +8
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 65 41 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.37% 1.66% 1.26%
As % of the Application Platforms category 13.86% 10.59% 9.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 16 20
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£265 £275 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.63% +12.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £114 £146 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £363 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £313
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 3
Average hourly rate £12.00 £15.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.80% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.70 £14.75 £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £16.75 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.87 £16.25 £15.75
% change year-on-year
-2.36% +3.17%
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
469 387 358
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 17.12% 15.65% 13.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 182 156
Average daily rate £350 £340 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £200 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £333
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -0.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 14 12
Average hourly rate £12.00 £14.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.24% -17.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.25 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £28.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

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 27 August 2014.

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
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 27 August 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 +1 25 £240 -31.42% 3
Glasgow -10 11 £275 +4.76% 2
Aberdeen +8 2 £265 -12.75% 3
North Lanarkshire -1 2 £90 -53.54%
Dundee +8 1 - -
South Lanarkshire - 1 £93 -
Stirling - 1 - -
Midlothian - - - -
Lothian - - - -
Argyll and Bute - - - -
MS Exchange
UK

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 73 (74.49%) Windows
2 59 (60.20%) Active Directory
3 48 (48.98%) Microsoft
4 45 (45.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 39 (39.80%) VMware
6 38 (38.78%) Windows Server 2003
6 38 (38.78%) MS Office
7 29 (29.59%) DNS
8 27 (27.55%) DHCP
8 27 (27.55%) Windows 7
9 26 (26.53%) SQL
10 24 (24.49%) VMware Infrastructure
11 23 (23.47%) Replication
12 22 (22.45%) SC Cleared
12 22 (22.45%) Security Cleared
12 22 (22.45%) Exchange Server 2003
12 22 (22.45%) Exchange Server 2010
13 20 (20.41%) Exchange Server 2007
13 20 (20.41%) PowerShell
13 20 (20.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 19 (19.39%) Citrix
14 19 (19.39%) MS Excel
14 19 (19.39%) SharePoint
14 19 (19.39%) Windows XP
15 16 (16.33%) vSphere
16 15 (15.31%) MS Project
16 15 (15.31%) HP
16 15 (15.31%) Migration
17 14 (14.29%) Altiris
17 14 (14.29%) OpenView Configuration Management

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 22 (22.45%) Exchange Server 2003
1 22 (22.45%) Exchange Server 2010
2 20 (20.41%) Exchange Server 2007
3 19 (19.39%) SharePoint
4 11 (11.22%) IBM Notes
4 11 (11.22%) Lync
5 10 (10.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 9 (9.18%) Lotus Domino
7 8 (8.16%) IIS
8 4 (4.08%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 38 (38.78%) MS Office
2 19 (19.39%) MS Excel
3 15 (15.31%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (4.08%) assyst
2 2 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.16%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 29 (29.59%) DNS
2 27 (27.55%) DHCP
3 12 (12.24%) SAN
4 10 (10.20%) TCP/IP
5 9 (9.18%) SMTP
6 7 (7.14%) VoIP
7 6 (6.12%) WAN
7 6 (6.12%) LAN
7 6 (6.12%) Firewall
8 4 (4.08%) Internet
9 3 (3.06%) Network Security
9 3 (3.06%) VPN
10 2 (2.04%) H.323
10 2 (2.04%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (2.04%) Wireless
11 1 (1.02%) iSCSI
11 1 (1.02%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (12.24%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.10%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (5.10%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.04%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.02%) EDMS
4 1 (1.02%) MS Access
General
1 4 (4.08%) Finance
2 1 (1.02%) French Language
Job Titles
1 26 (26.53%) Analyst
2 13 (13.27%) Build Engineer
3 11 (11.22%) 2nd Line Support
4 10 (10.20%) Support Analyst
5 9 (9.18%) Service Analyst
5 9 (9.18%) Service Desk Analyst
6 8 (8.16%) Support Engineer
6 8 (8.16%) Developer
6 8 (8.16%) Messaging Analyst
6 8 (8.16%) IT Support
7 7 (7.14%) Wintel Engineer
7 7 (7.14%) Desktop Support
7 7 (7.14%) Administrator
8 6 (6.12%) Technical Analyst
9 4 (4.08%) SharePoint Developer
9 4 (4.08%) Desktop Support Analyst
9 4 (4.08%) IT Administrator
9 4 (4.08%) Desktop Analyst
9 4 (4.08%) Lead Developer
10 3 (3.06%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (9.18%) .NET
2 8 (8.16%) Web Services
3 4 (4.08%) XML
3 4 (4.08%) JSON
3 4 (4.08%) RESTful
3 4 (4.08%) HTML5
3 4 (4.08%) ASP.NET
3 4 (4.08%) CSS
3 4 (4.08%) SOAP
3 4 (4.08%) HTML
4 1 (1.02%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 23 (23.47%) Replication
2 11 (11.22%) Enterprise Storage
3 5 (5.10%) EqualLogic
3 5 (5.10%) Client/Server
4 4 (4.08%) Blackberry
5 3 (3.06%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.04%) AS400
6 2 (2.04%) Thin Client
6 2 (2.04%) Clustering
6 2 (2.04%) Fat Client
6 2 (2.04%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (2.04%) iSeries
7 1 (1.02%) PDA
7 1 (1.02%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 73 (74.49%) Windows
2 45 (45.92%) Windows Server 2008
3 38 (38.78%) Windows Server 2003
4 27 (27.55%) Windows 7
5 19 (19.39%) Windows XP
6 8 (8.16%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (7.14%) Windows 8
8 3 (3.06%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.02%) UNIX
9 1 (1.02%) Linux
9 1 (1.02%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (15.31%) Migration
2 14 (14.29%) ITIL
3 10 (10.20%) Unit Testing
4 8 (8.16%) Mobile Device Management
5 7 (7.14%) Email Migration
6 5 (5.10%) Incident Management
7 3 (3.06%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (3.06%) Supplier Management
7 3 (3.06%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (3.06%) Service Delivery
8 2 (2.04%) CRM
8 2 (2.04%) Project Management
8 2 (2.04%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (2.04%) Root Cause Analysis
9 1 (1.02%) Release Management
9 1 (1.02%) PRINCE2
9 1 (1.02%) Change Management
9 1 (1.02%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 26 (26.53%) SQL
2 20 (20.41%) PowerShell
3 4 (4.08%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.04%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 22 (22.45%) SC Cleared
1 22 (22.45%) Security Cleared
2 11 (11.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (7.14%) MCP
4 6 (6.12%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (4.08%) MCSE
6 3 (3.06%) MCDST
7 2 (2.04%) MCTS
7 2 (2.04%) CCNA
7 2 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (2.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (2.04%) Degree
8 1 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (1.02%) MCSA
8 1 (1.02%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.12%) SLA
2 3 (3.06%) QA
System Software
1 59 (60.20%) Active Directory
2 24 (24.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (16.33%) vSphere
4 10 (10.20%) XenApp
5 8 (8.16%) VMware ESX
6 4 (4.08%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (3.06%) Hyper-V
8 2 (2.04%) Terminal Services
8 2 (2.04%) ISA Server
8 2 (2.04%) vCloud
8 2 (2.04%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 20 (20.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 14 (14.29%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 6 (6.12%) SCCM
4 5 (5.10%) Backup Exec
5 4 (4.08%) WSUS
6 3 (3.06%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (2.04%) Netcool
7 2 (2.04%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (1.02%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 48 (48.98%) Microsoft
2 39 (39.80%) VMware
3 19 (19.39%) Citrix
4 15 (15.31%) HP
5 14 (14.29%) Altiris
6 11 (11.22%) Lotus
6 11 (11.22%) Symantec
7 8 (8.16%) Dell
8 7 (7.14%) IBM
8 7 (7.14%) CommVault
8 7 (7.14%) MobileIron
9 5 (5.10%) NetApp
10 4 (4.08%) RightFax
10 4 (4.08%) Kofax
11 3 (3.06%) Nortel
11 3 (3.06%) Veritas
12 2 (2.04%) McAfee
12 2 (2.04%) Cisco
12 2 (2.04%) Avaya
12 2 (2.04%) EMC
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