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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Exchange over the 3 months to 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 89 86 81
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -5
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 45 52 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.73% 1.63% 1.96%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.82% 10.02% 10.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 26 30
Median daily rate £300 £180 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £103 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £340 £359
UK excluding London median daily rate £305 £300 £280
% change year-on-year
+1.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 5
Median hourly rate £36.00 £14.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+148.27% +20.83%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.13 £17.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-14.78% +14.51%
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
510 519 522
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 19.65% 16.28% 19.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 298 251 266
Median daily rate £348 £330 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.30% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £180 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 8
Median hourly rate £36.00 £14.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+148.27% +20.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.80 £40.38 £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.50 £16.49
% change year-on-year
+30.23% +30.38%

MS Exchange
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing MS Exchange as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 July 2016.

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 24 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Exchange within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 July 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +2 21 £325 +9.70% 3
Renfrewshire -12 14 £303 -11.67%
Glasgow +2 6 £274 +46.00% 1
Lanarkshire +6 2 £150 -21.56%
North Lanarkshire +8 1 - -
Dundee +1 1 £110 -56.00%
MS Exchange
UK

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing MS Exchange also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for MS Exchange.

1 111 (90.98%) Active Directory
2 108 (88.52%) Windows
3 86 (70.49%) Windows Server
4 85 (69.67%) Microsoft
5 70 (57.38%) Exchange Server 2010
6 66 (54.10%) Windows Server 2012
7 61 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 56 (45.90%) PowerShell
9 53 (43.44%) Exchange Server 2013
10 50 (40.98%) Skype for Business
10 50 (40.98%) Exchange Server 2007
11 48 (39.34%) Office 365
12 45 (36.89%) Migration
13 42 (34.43%) SharePoint
14 40 (32.79%) Windows Server 2003
15 39 (31.97%) DNS
16 38 (31.15%) MS Excel
17 37 (30.33%) Security Cleared
18 36 (29.51%) Exchange Server 2003
19 34 (27.87%) Load Balancing
19 34 (27.87%) Microsoft Certification
20 33 (27.05%) Skype
21 30 (24.59%) Citrix
21 30 (24.59%) SQL Server
21 30 (24.59%) VMware
22 27 (22.13%) DHCP
23 26 (21.31%) SQL
23 26 (21.31%) SC Cleared
23 26 (21.31%) SCCM
23 26 (21.31%) Degree

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 70 (57.38%) Exchange Server 2010
2 53 (43.44%) Exchange Server 2013
3 50 (40.98%) Exchange Server 2007
3 50 (40.98%) Skype for Business
4 42 (34.43%) SharePoint
5 36 (29.51%) Exchange Server 2003
6 22 (18.03%) Office Communications Server
7 20 (16.39%) OpenStack
8 19 (15.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (2.46%) IBM Notes
10 2 (1.64%) IBM Domino
10 2 (1.64%) Live Communications Server
Applications
1 38 (31.15%) MS Excel
2 18 (14.75%) MS Office
3 6 (4.92%) MS Project
4 1 (0.82%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.46%) assyst
1 3 (2.46%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (0.82%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 48 (39.34%) Office 365
2 3 (2.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.64%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.82%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 39 (31.97%) DNS
2 33 (27.05%) Skype
3 27 (22.13%) DHCP
4 10 (8.20%) SAN
4 10 (8.20%) WAN
5 8 (6.56%) Firewall
5 8 (6.56%) LAN
6 6 (4.92%) NetScaler
7 5 (4.10%) SMTP
8 4 (3.28%) Network Security
8 4 (3.28%) Unified Communications
9 3 (2.46%) VPN
9 3 (2.46%) WLAN
10 2 (1.64%) Internet
11 1 (0.82%) Broadband
11 1 (0.82%) Intranet
11 1 (0.82%) LDAP
11 1 (0.82%) PBX
11 1 (0.82%) TCP/IP
11 1 (0.82%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (24.59%) SQL Server
2 15 (12.30%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (9.02%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (3.28%) Informix
4 4 (3.28%) MongoDB
4 4 (3.28%) Oracle Database
4 4 (3.28%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (3.28%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 16 (13.11%) Finance
2 8 (6.56%) Banking
3 2 (1.64%) Law
4 1 (0.82%) Advertising
4 1 (0.82%) German Language
4 1 (0.82%) Italian Language
4 1 (0.82%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 25 (20.49%) Analyst
2 19 (15.57%) Messaging Engineer
3 15 (12.30%) Administrator
4 14 (11.48%) IT Support
5 12 (9.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 12 (9.84%) IT Analyst
6 10 (8.20%) Consultant
7 8 (6.56%) Systems Administrator
8 7 (5.74%) Support Analyst
9 6 (4.92%) 2nd Line Support
9 6 (4.92%) Build Engineer
9 6 (4.92%) Exchange Engineer
9 6 (4.92%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 6 (4.92%) Infrastructure Support
9 6 (4.92%) IT Administrator
9 6 (4.92%) IT Support Analyst
9 6 (4.92%) Systems Analyst
9 6 (4.92%) Systems Support
9 6 (4.92%) Systems Support Analyst
10 5 (4.10%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.64%) CSS
1 2 (1.64%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (17.21%) Blackberry
2 18 (14.75%) Computer Science
3 15 (12.30%) Clustering
4 13 (10.66%) Data Centre
5 12 (9.84%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (4.92%) Enterprise Storage
6 6 (4.92%) Replication
7 5 (4.10%) PKI
8 4 (3.28%) SWIFT
9 3 (2.46%) Smartphone
10 2 (1.64%) Driving Licence
10 2 (1.64%) Fat Client
10 2 (1.64%) Private Cloud
10 2 (1.64%) Thin Client
11 1 (0.82%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.82%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.82%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 108 (88.52%) Windows
2 86 (70.49%) Windows Server
3 66 (54.10%) Windows Server 2012
4 61 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 40 (32.79%) Windows Server 2003
6 22 (18.03%) Windows 7
7 10 (8.20%) Windows 10
8 8 (6.56%) Linux
9 4 (3.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (2.46%) Solaris
10 3 (2.46%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.82%) Android
11 1 (0.82%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.82%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (36.89%) Migration
2 34 (27.87%) Load Balancing
3 18 (14.75%) ITIL
4 8 (6.56%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (6.56%) Root Cause Analysis
5 7 (5.74%) Content Management
6 6 (4.92%) Problem Management
6 6 (4.92%) Server Building
6 6 (4.92%) Service Delivery
6 6 (4.92%) Unit Testing
7 5 (4.10%) High Availability
7 5 (4.10%) Mentoring
8 4 (3.28%) Identity Access Management
8 4 (3.28%) Information Security
8 4 (3.28%) Project Management
8 4 (3.28%) Risk Assessment
8 4 (3.28%) Supplier Management
8 4 (3.28%) Vulnerability Management
9 3 (2.46%) Multi-Factor Authentication
9 3 (2.46%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 56 (45.90%) PowerShell
2 26 (21.31%) SQL
3 2 (1.64%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.82%) C
Qualifications
1 37 (30.33%) Security Cleared
2 34 (27.87%) Microsoft Certification
3 26 (21.31%) Degree
3 26 (21.31%) SC Cleared
4 25 (20.49%) MCSE
5 8 (6.56%) MCP
6 7 (5.74%) MCITP
6 7 (5.74%) MCTS
7 4 (3.28%) CISMP
7 4 (3.28%) CISSP
7 4 (3.28%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (2.46%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.82%) APMP
9 1 (0.82%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.82%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (10.66%) Disclosure Scotland
2 5 (4.10%) SLA
System Software
1 111 (90.98%) Active Directory
2 22 (18.03%) Hyper-V
2 22 (18.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (15.57%) XenApp
4 13 (10.66%) XenDesktop
5 5 (4.10%) Brightmail
5 5 (4.10%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (4.10%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (2.46%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (2.46%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 3 (2.46%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.82%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (0.82%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (0.82%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.82%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 26 (21.31%) SCCM
2 14 (11.48%) SCOM
3 12 (9.84%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 10 (8.20%) Failover Clustering
4 10 (8.20%) Microsoft Clustering
5 6 (4.92%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 6 (4.92%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 5 (4.10%) CA Spectrum
6 5 (4.10%) SCVMM
6 5 (4.10%) WSUS
7 3 (2.46%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 3 (2.46%) XenMobile
8 1 (0.82%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 85 (69.67%) Microsoft
2 30 (24.59%) Citrix
2 30 (24.59%) VMware
3 24 (19.67%) IronPort
4 23 (18.85%) HP
5 15 (12.30%) Cisco
5 15 (12.30%) Symantec
6 8 (6.56%) CA
6 8 (6.56%) Red Hat
7 6 (4.92%) Altiris
7 6 (4.92%) IBM
7 6 (4.92%) Oracle
8 5 (4.10%) arcserve
9 4 (3.28%) 3PAR
9 4 (3.28%) AppSense
9 4 (3.28%) Brocade
9 4 (3.28%) Lumension
10 3 (2.46%) Lotus
10 3 (2.46%) Sun
11 2 (1.64%) Mitel