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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 73 83 82
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -1
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 53 46 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.76% 1.72% 1.46%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.58% 8.90% 8.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 24 15
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£180 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.54% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £104 £120 £111
10% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £403 £352
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £285 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.50% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 2
Average hourly rate £14.00 £12.25 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -14.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £11.30 £14.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.20 £17.05 £14.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.54% -6.06%
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
501 517 453
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 16.61% 19.29% 17.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 255 285 202
Average daily rate £330 £363 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.96% +4.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £470 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 4 24
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 £11.00 £11.00 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.38 £18.35 £23.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £16.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -15.38%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 +4 14 £163 -20.73% 6
Glasgow -4 10 £206 -15.90% 6
Aberdeen +10 7 £180 -44.61% 2
West Lothian -5 5 £258 -
Fife -9 3 £100 -
Renfrewshire +2 2 £343 -0.89%
Dundee -8 2 £250 - 1
North Lanarkshire - 2 £103 -
South Ayrshire -2 1 - -
Highlands -4 1 - -
Lanarkshire -5 1 £280 +143.47%
South Lanarkshire - 1 £100 -
Perth and Kinross - 1 £300 -
MS Exchange
UK

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 75 (86.21%) Windows
2 74 (85.06%) Active Directory
3 47 (54.02%) Microsoft
4 39 (44.83%) Windows 7
5 37 (42.53%) Windows Server 2008
6 25 (28.74%) VMware
6 25 (28.74%) Exchange Server 2007
7 24 (27.59%) Exchange Server 2010
8 23 (26.44%) SCCM
8 23 (26.44%) DNS
9 20 (22.99%) MS Office
9 20 (22.99%) Windows Server 2003
9 20 (22.99%) Windows Server 2012
10 19 (21.84%) Windows XP
11 18 (20.69%) MS Excel
11 18 (20.69%) Citrix
12 15 (17.24%) ITIL
13 14 (16.09%) SLA
13 14 (16.09%) DHCP
13 14 (16.09%) Office 365
14 12 (13.79%) Hyper-V
14 12 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
14 12 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2003
14 12 (13.79%) VPN
14 12 (13.79%) Migration
15 11 (12.64%) Cisco
16 10 (11.49%) SharePoint
16 10 (11.49%) HP
16 10 (11.49%) PowerShell
16 10 (11.49%) Lync

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 25 (28.74%) Exchange Server 2007
2 24 (27.59%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2003
4 10 (11.49%) Exchange Server 2013
4 10 (11.49%) Lync
4 10 (11.49%) SharePoint
5 4 (4.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (3.45%) IIS
6 3 (3.45%) IBM Notes
6 3 (3.45%) Lotus Domino
7 1 (1.15%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 20 (22.99%) MS Office
2 18 (20.69%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.30%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (3.45%) assyst
2 1 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (16.09%) Office 365
2 5 (5.75%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.30%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 23 (26.44%) DNS
2 14 (16.09%) DHCP
3 12 (13.79%) VPN
4 9 (10.34%) TCP/IP
4 9 (10.34%) VoIP
4 9 (10.34%) WAN
5 4 (4.60%) LAN
5 4 (4.60%) SAN
6 2 (2.30%) Firewall
6 2 (2.30%) Network Security
6 2 (2.30%) LDAP
6 2 (2.30%) Broadband
7 1 (1.15%) NAS
7 1 (1.15%) VLAN
7 1 (1.15%) IPv4
7 1 (1.15%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (3.45%) Finance
2 2 (2.30%) Banking
3 1 (1.15%) Retail
3 1 (1.15%) Legal
Job Titles
1 32 (36.78%) Analyst
2 20 (22.99%) Support Analyst
3 13 (14.94%) IT Support
4 12 (13.79%) Support Engineer
5 10 (11.49%) Service Analyst
5 10 (11.49%) Service Desk Analyst
6 8 (9.20%) Administrator
6 8 (9.20%) 1st Line Support
7 7 (8.05%) Desktop Support
8 6 (6.90%) IT Support Engineer
9 5 (5.75%) Help Desk Support
9 5 (5.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (5.75%) IT Support Analyst
10 4 (4.60%) Desktop Support Analyst
10 4 (4.60%) Technical Specialist
10 4 (4.60%) 1st Line Support Analyst
10 4 (4.60%) 1st Line Support Engineer
10 4 (4.60%) Desktop Analyst
11 3 (3.45%) Messaging Engineer
11 3 (3.45%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.60%) HTML
1 4 (4.60%) CSS
1 4 (4.60%) Application Packaging
2 3 (3.45%) Web Services
3 1 (1.15%) X-Windows
3 1 (1.15%) .NET
3 1 (1.15%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.15%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.20%) Data Centre
2 6 (6.90%) Blackberry
2 6 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.45%) Client/Server
3 3 (3.45%) Thin Client
3 3 (3.45%) Replication
3 3 (3.45%) Fat Client
4 2 (2.30%) PDA
4 2 (2.30%) EMC VNX
4 2 (2.30%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (2.30%) Mobile Computing
4 2 (2.30%) Clustering
5 1 (1.15%) e-Health
5 1 (1.15%) CLARiiON
5 1 (1.15%) AS400
5 1 (1.15%) User Experience
5 1 (1.15%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.15%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 75 (86.21%) Windows
2 39 (44.83%) Windows 7
3 37 (42.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 20 (22.99%) Windows Server 2003
4 20 (22.99%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (21.84%) Windows XP
6 7 (8.05%) Windows 8
7 6 (6.90%) Windows Vista
8 2 (2.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (2.30%) Linux
9 1 (1.15%) Windows CE
9 1 (1.15%) Android
9 1 (1.15%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (17.24%) ITIL
2 12 (13.79%) Migration
3 9 (10.34%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (5.75%) Service Delivery
5 4 (4.60%) Load Balancing
5 4 (4.60%) Incident Management
5 4 (4.60%) Service Management
6 3 (3.45%) Capacity Management
6 3 (3.45%) Patch Management
7 2 (2.30%) Server Building
7 2 (2.30%) Problem Management
7 2 (2.30%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (2.30%) Mobile Device Management
7 2 (2.30%) Project Management
7 2 (2.30%) Unit Testing
7 2 (2.30%) Data Migration
8 1 (1.15%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (1.15%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 1 (1.15%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (1.15%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 10 (11.49%) PowerShell
2 6 (6.90%) SQL
3 3 (3.45%) JavaScript
3 3 (3.45%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.15%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (8.05%) MCP
3 4 (4.60%) Security Cleared
4 3 (3.45%) MCSE
4 3 (3.45%) Degree
5 2 (2.30%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.30%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.30%) MCDST
6 1 (1.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.15%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (16.09%) SLA
2 1 (1.15%) QA
System Software
1 74 (85.06%) Active Directory
2 12 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (13.79%) Hyper-V
3 8 (9.20%) vSphere
4 6 (6.90%) XenApp
5 4 (4.60%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 3 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.15%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.15%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.15%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 23 (26.44%) SCCM
2 5 (5.75%) Backup Exec
3 3 (3.45%) WSUS
3 3 (3.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (3.45%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (3.45%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 3 (3.45%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (2.30%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (1.15%) ServiceCenter
5 1 (1.15%) SCOM
Vendors
1 47 (54.02%) Microsoft
2 25 (28.74%) VMware
3 18 (20.69%) Citrix
4 11 (12.64%) Cisco
5 10 (11.49%) HP
6 8 (9.20%) CommVault
7 5 (5.75%) Lotus
7 5 (5.75%) Symantec
8 4 (4.60%) EMC
8 4 (4.60%) F5
9 3 (3.45%) McAfee
10 2 (2.30%) Altiris
10 2 (2.30%) Dell
11 1 (1.15%) IBM
11 1 (1.15%) Nortel
11 1 (1.15%) Avaya
11 1 (1.15%) Remedy
11 1 (1.15%) Red Hat
11 1 (1.15%) Apple
11 1 (1.15%) Novell
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