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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 73 90 78
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -12
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 55 34 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.16% 1.26% 1.81%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.02% 7.93% 9.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 15 12
Average daily rate £328 £275 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.09% -5.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £105 £109
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £420 £449
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
- +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 2
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £22.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -28.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.80 £11.90 £16.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.80 £29.20 £28.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
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
549 429 428
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 21.51% 15.85% 18.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 327 234 201
Average daily rate £380 £380 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 7
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.01 £34.00 £29.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

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 9 February 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
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 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +4 29 £343 +5.38% 2
Glasgow +22 11 £313 -3.84% 4
Renfrewshire -8 5 £420 +20.87%
North Lanarkshire - 4 £125 -
West Lothian +2 2 £330 -
Inverclyde -3 1 - -
Highlands - 1 - -
MS Exchange
UK

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 81 (87.10%) Windows
2 78 (83.87%) Active Directory
3 59 (63.44%) Microsoft
3 59 (63.44%) Windows Server
4 48 (51.61%) Windows Server 2008
5 38 (40.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 35 (37.63%) Exchange Server 2010
7 32 (34.41%) Windows 7
8 30 (32.26%) DNS
9 28 (30.11%) VMware
10 26 (27.96%) SCCM
11 25 (26.88%) Migration
12 22 (23.66%) Citrix
13 20 (21.51%) Microsoft Certification
14 18 (19.35%) DHCP
14 18 (19.35%) PowerShell
14 18 (19.35%) Skype for Business
15 17 (18.28%) Security Cleared
16 16 (17.20%) ITIL
16 16 (17.20%) SQL Server
17 15 (16.13%) Blackberry
18 14 (15.05%) Exchange Server 2007
19 13 (13.98%) VMware Infrastructure
19 13 (13.98%) MS Excel
20 12 (12.90%) Windows Server 2003
20 12 (12.90%) HP
20 12 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2013
21 11 (11.83%) SC Cleared
21 11 (11.83%) WAN
21 11 (11.83%) Cisco

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 35 (37.63%) Exchange Server 2010
2 18 (19.35%) Skype for Business
3 14 (15.05%) Exchange Server 2007
4 12 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2013
5 10 (10.75%) SharePoint
6 7 (7.53%) Live Communications Server
6 7 (7.53%) Office Communications Server
7 6 (6.45%) CICS
8 5 (5.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (1.08%) GroupWise
9 1 (1.08%) IBM Domino
9 1 (1.08%) IBM Notes
9 1 (1.08%) IIS
9 1 (1.08%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (1.08%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 13 (13.98%) MS Excel
2 10 (10.75%) MS Office
3 2 (2.15%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.23%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.60%) Office 365
2 3 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.15%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (32.26%) DNS
2 18 (19.35%) DHCP
3 11 (11.83%) WAN
4 7 (7.53%) LDAP
5 6 (6.45%) SAN
5 6 (6.45%) Skype
5 6 (6.45%) TCP/IP
6 4 (4.30%) Firewall
6 4 (4.30%) VPN
7 3 (3.23%) LAN
8 2 (2.15%) Software-Defined Networking
9 1 (1.08%) Broadband
9 1 (1.08%) Unified Communications
9 1 (1.08%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (17.20%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.15%) Informix
2 2 (2.15%) MongoDB
2 2 (2.15%) Oracle Database
2 2 (2.15%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.08%) TestDirector
General
1 10 (10.75%) Finance
2 2 (2.15%) Banking
2 2 (2.15%) Norwegian Language
3 1 (1.08%) German Language
3 1 (1.08%) Italian Language
3 1 (1.08%) Law
3 1 (1.08%) Retail
3 1 (1.08%) Retail Banking
3 1 (1.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (23.66%) Analyst
2 13 (13.98%) Messaging Engineer
3 11 (11.83%) Support Analyst
4 10 (10.75%) IT Support
4 10 (10.75%) Support Engineer
5 8 (8.60%) 2nd Line Support
5 8 (8.60%) Consultant
5 8 (8.60%) Exchange Engineer
5 8 (8.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (7.53%) Service Analyst
7 6 (6.45%) Active Directory Support
7 6 (6.45%) Exchange Migration Engineer
7 6 (6.45%) Migration Engineer
7 6 (6.45%) Service Desk Analyst
8 5 (5.38%) Active Directory Engineer
8 5 (5.38%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 5 (5.38%) IT Analyst
9 4 (4.30%) Desktop Support Analyst
9 4 (4.30%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
9 4 (4.30%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.60%) CSS
1 8 (8.60%) HTML
2 6 (6.45%) Web Services
3 2 (2.15%) LAMP
4 1 (1.08%) .NET
4 1 (1.08%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.08%) HTML5
4 1 (1.08%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 15 (16.13%) Blackberry
2 7 (7.53%) Data Centre
3 6 (6.45%) Clustering
4 4 (4.30%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.30%) Client/Server
5 3 (3.23%) Fat Client
5 3 (3.23%) Thin Client
6 2 (2.15%) AS400
6 2 (2.15%) Driving Licence
6 2 (2.15%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (2.15%) iSeries
6 2 (2.15%) PDA
6 2 (2.15%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.08%) CCTV
7 1 (1.08%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.08%) EMC VNX
7 1 (1.08%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 81 (87.10%) Windows
2 59 (63.44%) Windows Server
3 48 (51.61%) Windows Server 2008
4 38 (40.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 32 (34.41%) Windows 7
6 12 (12.90%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (9.68%) Linux
8 6 (6.45%) AIX
8 6 (6.45%) HPUX
9 4 (4.30%) Windows 8
9 4 (4.30%) Windows XP
10 3 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (2.15%) Solaris
11 2 (2.15%) Windows 10
12 1 (1.08%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (1.08%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (26.88%) Migration
2 16 (17.20%) ITIL
3 9 (9.68%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (8.60%) Load Balancing
5 5 (5.38%) Service Management
5 5 (5.38%) Validation
6 4 (4.30%) Application Packaging
6 4 (4.30%) Service Delivery
7 3 (3.23%) Problem Management
8 2 (2.15%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (2.15%) DevOps
8 2 (2.15%) High Availability
8 2 (2.15%) Incident Management
8 2 (2.15%) Kanban
8 2 (2.15%) Re-Platforming
8 2 (2.15%) Root Cause Analysis
9 1 (1.08%) Capacity Planning
9 1 (1.08%) Coaching
9 1 (1.08%) Network Monitoring
9 1 (1.08%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 18 (19.35%) PowerShell
2 7 (7.53%) JavaScript
3 3 (3.23%) SQL
4 1 (1.08%) C#
Qualifications
1 20 (21.51%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (18.28%) Security Cleared
3 11 (11.83%) MCSE
3 11 (11.83%) SC Cleared
4 8 (8.60%) MCP
5 6 (6.45%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (3.23%) Degree
7 2 (2.15%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (2.15%) MCDST
8 1 (1.08%) BC Cleared
8 1 (1.08%) CCNA
8 1 (1.08%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.08%) MCSA
8 1 (1.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.53%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.08%) QA
2 1 (1.08%) SLA
System Software
1 78 (83.87%) Active Directory
2 13 (13.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (9.68%) Hyper-V
4 7 (7.53%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (5.38%) XenApp
6 4 (4.30%) XenDesktop
7 3 (3.23%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 3 (3.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 3 (3.23%) Terminal Services
7 3 (3.23%) vSphere
8 2 (2.15%) DFS Replication
8 2 (2.15%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 26 (27.96%) SCCM
2 8 (8.60%) SCOM
3 2 (2.15%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (2.15%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (1.08%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.08%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 59 (63.44%) Microsoft
2 28 (30.11%) VMware
3 22 (23.66%) Citrix
4 12 (12.90%) HP
5 11 (11.83%) Cisco
6 8 (8.60%) Oracle
7 6 (6.45%) Symantec
8 5 (5.38%) EMC
9 2 (2.15%) Dell
9 2 (2.15%) IronPort
9 2 (2.15%) Red Hat
9 2 (2.15%) Sun
10 1 (1.08%) Adobe
10 1 (1.08%) arcserve
10 1 (1.08%) Barracuda Networks
10 1 (1.08%) IBM
10 1 (1.08%) Lotus
10 1 (1.08%) Motorola
10 1 (1.08%) Veeam
10 1 (1.08%) Veritas
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