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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 83 79 78
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -1
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 52 54 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.64% 1.97% 1.39%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.40% 9.82% 8.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 28 14
Average daily rate
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£180 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £104 £171 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £450 £332
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £287
% change year-on-year
- +4.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 2
Average hourly rate £14.50 £12.00 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% -23.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £11.00 £14.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £16.40 £16.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.66 £15.00 £17.23
% change year-on-year
+11.08% -12.91%
MS Exchange
UK

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
500 550 400
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 15.77% 20.07% 16.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 261 273 187
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £250 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 10 22
Average hourly rate £14.50 £12.00 £15.77
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% -23.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.38 £19.00 £20.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.15 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+24.38% -10.52%

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 4 August 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
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 4 August 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 -1 17 £288 -11.53% 1
Glasgow -2 9 £188 -31.81% 2
Aberdeen +8 7 £180 -44.61%
North Lanarkshire -4 5 £109 +20.83%
Renfrewshire +2 2 - - 1
Lanarkshire -6 2 £191 +66.30%
Dundee -10 2 £250 -
West Lothian - 2 - -
Highlands +2 1 - -
South Ayrshire 0 1 - -
Scottish Borders - 1 - - 2
Perth and Kinross - 1 £300 -
South Lanarkshire - 1 £100 -
MS Exchange
UK

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 83 (87.37%) Windows
2 81 (85.26%) Active Directory
3 57 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 47 (49.47%) Windows 7
5 43 (45.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 33 (34.74%) SCCM
7 32 (33.68%) Exchange Server 2010
8 31 (32.63%) VMware
9 30 (31.58%) Exchange Server 2007
10 27 (28.42%) Windows Server 2012
11 24 (25.26%) MS Office
12 23 (24.21%) MS Excel
12 23 (24.21%) Windows Server 2003
13 22 (23.16%) DNS
14 21 (22.11%) Windows XP
15 19 (20.00%) ITIL
15 19 (20.00%) Citrix
16 16 (16.84%) Migration
17 15 (15.79%) SLA
18 14 (14.74%) DHCP
18 14 (14.74%) VPN
18 14 (14.74%) VMware Infrastructure
18 14 (14.74%) Hyper-V
18 14 (14.74%) Office 365
19 13 (13.68%) Cisco
20 12 (12.63%) Disaster Recovery
21 11 (11.58%) Microsoft Certification
21 11 (11.58%) TCP/IP
22 10 (10.53%) WAN
22 10 (10.53%) CommVault

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 32 (33.68%) Exchange Server 2010
2 30 (31.58%) Exchange Server 2007
3 10 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2003
3 10 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2013
4 9 (9.47%) Lync
4 9 (9.47%) SharePoint
5 5 (5.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 5 (5.26%) IBM Notes
6 4 (4.21%) Lotus Domino
7 3 (3.16%) IIS
8 1 (1.05%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (1.05%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 24 (25.26%) MS Office
2 23 (24.21%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (5.26%) assyst
2 1 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (14.74%) Office 365
2 5 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 22 (23.16%) DNS
2 14 (14.74%) DHCP
2 14 (14.74%) VPN
3 11 (11.58%) TCP/IP
4 10 (10.53%) WAN
5 8 (8.42%) VoIP
6 6 (6.32%) SAN
7 5 (5.26%) LAN
8 4 (4.21%) Network Security
9 3 (3.16%) LDAP
10 2 (2.11%) Broadband
10 2 (2.11%) Firewall
11 1 (1.05%) VLAN
11 1 (1.05%) IPv4
11 1 (1.05%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (4.21%) Finance
2 3 (3.16%) Banking
3 1 (1.05%) Retail
3 1 (1.05%) Legal
Job Titles
1 36 (37.89%) Analyst
2 21 (22.11%) Support Analyst
3 13 (13.68%) IT Support
4 11 (11.58%) Service Desk Analyst
4 11 (11.58%) Support Engineer
4 11 (11.58%) Service Analyst
5 8 (8.42%) 1st Line Support
5 8 (8.42%) Desktop Support
5 8 (8.42%) Administrator
5 8 (8.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (6.32%) IT Support Engineer
7 5 (5.26%) IT Support Analyst
7 5 (5.26%) Help Desk Support
7 5 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
8 4 (4.21%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 4 (4.21%) Consultant
8 4 (4.21%) Technical Specialist
8 4 (4.21%) Desktop Analyst
8 4 (4.21%) 1st Line Support Analyst
8 4 (4.21%) 1st Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.26%) Application Packaging
2 4 (4.21%) HTML
2 4 (4.21%) CSS
3 3 (3.16%) Web Services
4 1 (1.05%) X-Windows
4 1 (1.05%) .NET
4 1 (1.05%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.05%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.42%) Client/Server
2 6 (6.32%) Blackberry
2 6 (6.32%) Data Centre
3 5 (5.26%) Fat Client
3 5 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.26%) Thin Client
4 3 (3.16%) CLARiiON
5 2 (2.11%) Clustering
5 2 (2.11%) Mobile Computing
5 2 (2.11%) EMC VNX
6 1 (1.05%) User Experience
6 1 (1.05%) e-Health
6 1 (1.05%) PDA
6 1 (1.05%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 83 (87.37%) Windows
2 47 (49.47%) Windows 7
3 43 (45.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 27 (28.42%) Windows Server 2012
5 23 (24.21%) Windows Server 2003
6 21 (22.11%) Windows XP
7 8 (8.42%) Windows 8
8 5 (5.26%) Windows Vista
9 2 (2.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (2.11%) Linux
10 1 (1.05%) Windows CE
10 1 (1.05%) Android
10 1 (1.05%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (20.00%) ITIL
2 16 (16.84%) Migration
3 12 (12.63%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (6.32%) Service Delivery
5 4 (4.21%) Incident Management
5 4 (4.21%) Load Balancing
5 4 (4.21%) Service Management
6 3 (3.16%) Problem Management
6 3 (3.16%) Capacity Management
7 2 (2.11%) Data Migration
7 2 (2.11%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (2.11%) Patch Management
7 2 (2.11%) Project Management
8 1 (1.05%) PRINCE2
8 1 (1.05%) CRM
8 1 (1.05%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (1.05%) Programme Management
8 1 (1.05%) Business Analysis
8 1 (1.05%) Supplier Management
8 1 (1.05%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (10.53%) PowerShell
2 4 (4.21%) SQL
3 3 (3.16%) JavaScript
3 3 (3.16%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.05%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (11.58%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (8.42%) MCP
3 4 (4.21%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (3.16%) Degree
4 3 (3.16%) MCSE
4 3 (3.16%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.11%) MCDST
6 1 (1.05%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.05%) HND
6 1 (1.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (15.79%) SLA
2 1 (1.05%) QA
System Software
1 81 (85.26%) Active Directory
2 14 (14.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (14.74%) Hyper-V
3 9 (9.47%) vSphere
4 7 (7.37%) XenApp
5 6 (6.32%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (4.21%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 3 (3.16%) Terminal Services
7 3 (3.16%) VMware ESX
8 2 (2.11%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 33 (34.74%) SCCM
2 6 (6.32%) Backup Exec
3 5 (5.26%) WSUS
4 3 (3.16%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (3.16%) SCOM
4 3 (3.16%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (3.16%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (2.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (2.11%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 57 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 31 (32.63%) VMware
3 19 (20.00%) Citrix
4 13 (13.68%) Cisco
5 10 (10.53%) CommVault
6 9 (9.47%) HP
7 7 (7.37%) Lotus
8 6 (6.32%) EMC
9 4 (4.21%) Dell
9 4 (4.21%) Symantec
9 4 (4.21%) F5
10 3 (3.16%) Dell Compellent
10 3 (3.16%) McAfee
10 3 (3.16%) Veritas
11 2 (2.11%) Peregrine
11 2 (2.11%) Remedy
11 2 (2.11%) IBM
12 1 (1.05%) Nortel
12 1 (1.05%) Novell
12 1 (1.05%) Trend Micro
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