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 26 February 2017 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Exchange Server
UK / Scotland
Rank 84 80 94
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +14
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 26 56 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.51% 2.17% 1.24%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.48% 10.63% 8.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 30 15
Median daily rate £237 £350 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.28% +75.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £118 £273 £109
10% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £450 £338
UK excluding London median daily rate £288 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
-4.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 3
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £16.10 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £16.90 £30.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
- +10.34%

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
248 527 421
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 14.40% 20.46% 15.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 304 235
Median daily rate £350 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £144 £273 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 11
Median hourly rate £20.50 £17.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.58% -20.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.64 £16.20 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £17.00 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% +8.57%

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 26 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Exchange within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017. 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 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
Glasgow -5 9 £249 -20.32% 4
Edinburgh -7 7 £120 -65.71% 2
North Lanarkshire -1 2 - - 1
Aberdeen - 1 - -
East Lothian - 1 - -
Perth and Kinross - 1 - -
MS Exchange
UK

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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 74 (86.05%) Active Directory
2 68 (79.07%) Windows
3 62 (72.09%) Microsoft
4 50 (58.14%) Exchange Server 2010
5 46 (53.49%) Windows Server 2008
6 45 (52.33%) Windows Server
7 40 (46.51%) Office 365
8 39 (45.35%) Windows Server 2012
9 31 (36.05%) MS Excel
10 29 (33.72%) Migration
11 28 (32.56%) VMware
12 27 (31.40%) Exchange Server 2013
12 27 (31.40%) Skype for Business
13 26 (30.23%) PowerShell
13 26 (30.23%) Microsoft Certification
14 25 (29.07%) Windows 7
14 25 (29.07%) Exchange Server 2007
14 25 (29.07%) Skype
15 24 (27.91%) Windows Server 2003
15 24 (27.91%) SharePoint
16 22 (25.58%) MCSE
17 20 (23.26%) HP
18 18 (20.93%) ITIL
18 18 (20.93%) Load Balancing
18 18 (20.93%) SCCM
19 17 (19.77%) Degree
20 16 (18.60%) Computer Science
20 16 (18.60%) DHCP
20 16 (18.60%) DNS
20 16 (18.60%) OpenStack

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 50 (58.14%) Exchange Server 2010
2 27 (31.40%) Exchange Server 2013
2 27 (31.40%) Skype for Business
3 25 (29.07%) Exchange Server 2007
4 24 (27.91%) SharePoint
5 16 (18.60%) OpenStack
6 11 (12.79%) Exchange Server 2003
7 8 (9.30%) Office Communications Server
8 7 (8.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 5 (5.81%) IBM Domino
9 5 (5.81%) IBM Notes
10 1 (1.16%) IIS
Applications
1 31 (36.05%) MS Excel
2 13 (15.12%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.33%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 40 (46.51%) Office 365
2 10 (11.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (6.98%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.16%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (29.07%) Skype
2 16 (18.60%) DHCP
2 16 (18.60%) DNS
3 15 (17.44%) WAN
4 10 (11.63%) Firewall
5 7 (8.14%) LAN
6 6 (6.98%) VoIP
7 5 (5.81%) SAN
8 4 (4.65%) PABX
8 4 (4.65%) TCP/IP
8 4 (4.65%) VPN
9 3 (3.49%) IP Telephony
10 2 (2.33%) Intrusion Detection
10 2 (2.33%) Unified Communications
10 2 (2.33%) WLAN
11 1 (1.16%) FTP
11 1 (1.16%) Remote Desktop
11 1 (1.16%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (1.16%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.47%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.49%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (2.33%) WinDbg
General
1 6 (6.98%) Finance
2 3 (3.49%) Law
3 2 (2.33%) Banking
3 2 (2.33%) Retail
3 2 (2.33%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.16%) Legal
Job Titles
1 22 (25.58%) Analyst
2 11 (12.79%) Messaging Specialist
3 10 (11.63%) 2nd Line Support
3 10 (11.63%) Lync Specialist
3 10 (11.63%) Support Engineer
4 9 (10.47%) IT Support
4 9 (10.47%) Office 365 Specialist
5 8 (9.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (8.14%) Senior Analyst
7 6 (6.98%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 6 (6.98%) IT Analyst
7 6 (6.98%) Support Analyst
8 5 (5.81%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 5 (5.81%) Architect
8 5 (5.81%) IT Engineer
8 5 (5.81%) Technical Architect
9 4 (4.65%) Consultant
9 4 (4.65%) Data Analyst
9 4 (4.65%) Help Desk Analyst
9 4 (4.65%) Service Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 16 (18.60%) Computer Science
2 13 (15.12%) Data Centre
3 8 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (8.14%) Blackberry
5 5 (5.81%) Fat Client
5 5 (5.81%) Thin Client
6 4 (4.65%) Replication
7 3 (3.49%) Management Information System
8 2 (2.33%) Clustering
8 2 (2.33%) iPad
9 1 (1.16%) Client/Server
9 1 (1.16%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 68 (79.07%) Windows
2 46 (53.49%) Windows Server 2008
3 45 (52.33%) Windows Server
4 39 (45.35%) Windows Server 2012
5 25 (29.07%) Windows 7
6 24 (27.91%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (11.63%) Windows 10
8 3 (3.49%) Android
8 3 (3.49%) Linux
9 2 (2.33%) Apple iOS
9 2 (2.33%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.16%) CentOS
10 1 (1.16%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.16%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (33.72%) Migration
2 18 (20.93%) ITIL
2 18 (20.93%) Load Balancing
3 9 (10.47%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (6.98%) Service Management
5 5 (5.81%) Supplier Management
6 4 (4.65%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (4.65%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 4 (4.65%) Security Patching
7 3 (3.49%) Change Management
7 3 (3.49%) Infrastructure Monitoring
7 3 (3.49%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (2.33%) Infrastructure Management
8 2 (2.33%) Network Management
8 2 (2.33%) Penetration Testing
8 2 (2.33%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (2.33%) Problem Management
8 2 (2.33%) Security Management
8 2 (2.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (2.33%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 26 (30.23%) PowerShell
2 8 (9.30%) SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (30.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (25.58%) MCSE
3 17 (19.77%) Degree
4 10 (11.63%) Security Cleared
5 9 (10.47%) SC Cleared
6 5 (5.81%) MCSA
7 4 (4.65%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (2.33%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (2.33%) ISEB
8 2 (2.33%) MCP
9 1 (1.16%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (15.12%) Disclosure Scotland
2 8 (9.30%) SLA
System Software
1 74 (86.05%) Active Directory
2 13 (15.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (12.79%) vSphere
4 8 (9.30%) Hyper-V
5 7 (8.14%) XenApp
6 4 (4.65%) XenDesktop
7 3 (3.49%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (3.49%) Terminal Services
7 3 (3.49%) VMware ESX
7 3 (3.49%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.16%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (1.16%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 18 (20.93%) SCCM
2 6 (6.98%) SCOM
3 4 (4.65%) Microsoft Intune
4 3 (3.49%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 3 (3.49%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 3 (3.49%) WSUS
5 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (2.33%) SnapMirror
6 1 (1.16%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 62 (72.09%) Microsoft
2 28 (32.56%) VMware
3 20 (23.26%) HP
4 11 (12.79%) Cisco
5 10 (11.63%) Citrix
6 9 (10.47%) IBM
7 8 (9.30%) Dell
7 8 (9.30%) IronPort
8 7 (8.14%) NetApp
9 5 (5.81%) Apple
9 5 (5.81%) Lotus
10 4 (4.65%) Symantec
11 3 (3.49%) Avaya
11 3 (3.49%) CA
11 3 (3.49%) Mitel
11 3 (3.49%) Riverbed
11 3 (3.49%) Veeam
12 2 (2.33%) Palo Alto
12 2 (2.33%) Varonis
12 2 (2.33%) Xerox
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