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 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 73 90 103
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +13
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 80 42 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.68% 1.39% 1.06%
As % of the Application Platforms category 13.56% 8.19% 5.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 16 14
Median daily rate £318 £186 £125
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+70.46% +49.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £100 £117
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £300 £309
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £280 £275
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 2
Median hourly rate £36.00 £11.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+213.04% -37.83%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.25 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-10.93% -
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
590 513 487
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 19.77% 17.03% 18.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 320 267 276
Median daily rate £390 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £213 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £474 £472
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 10 6
Median hourly rate £36.00 £14.30 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+151.74% -15.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.25 £11.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £25.00 £52.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £20.19 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-15.77% +15.34%

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 5 May 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 5 May 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 5 May 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
Renfrewshire -9 31 £412 +20.29%
Glasgow +14 21 £300 +41.17% 5
Edinburgh -7 18 £300 +163.15% 3
Lanarkshire +1 2 £108 +7.50%
Dundee - 1 £110 -
West Dunbartonshire - 1 £290 -
Highlands - 1 - -
MS Exchange
UK

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 May 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.

1 123 (90.44%) Windows
2 120 (88.24%) Active Directory
3 95 (69.85%) Microsoft
4 94 (69.12%) Windows Server
5 73 (53.68%) Windows Server 2012
6 72 (52.94%) Exchange Server 2010
7 70 (51.47%) Windows Server 2008
8 58 (42.65%) PowerShell
9 53 (38.97%) Skype for Business
10 51 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2013
11 49 (36.03%) DNS
12 48 (35.29%) Migration
12 48 (35.29%) Office 365
13 46 (33.82%) Exchange Server 2007
14 43 (31.62%) Windows Server 2003
15 41 (30.15%) SharePoint
16 39 (28.68%) MS Excel
16 39 (28.68%) VMware
17 38 (27.94%) Security Cleared
18 36 (26.47%) Load Balancing
18 36 (26.47%) Microsoft Certification
19 35 (25.74%) Skype
20 33 (24.26%) Citrix
20 33 (24.26%) Exchange Server 2003
20 33 (24.26%) SCCM
21 32 (23.53%) Windows 7
22 31 (22.79%) SQL Server
23 29 (21.32%) DHCP
24 27 (19.85%) VMware Infrastructure
24 27 (19.85%) SC Cleared

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 72 (52.94%) Exchange Server 2010
2 53 (38.97%) Skype for Business
3 51 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2013
4 46 (33.82%) Exchange Server 2007
5 41 (30.15%) SharePoint
6 33 (24.26%) Exchange Server 2003
7 26 (19.12%) Office Communications Server
8 18 (13.24%) OpenStack
9 14 (10.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 7 (5.15%) Live Communications Server
11 6 (4.41%) CICS
12 3 (2.21%) IBM Domino
12 3 (2.21%) IBM Notes
13 1 (0.74%) GroupWise
13 1 (0.74%) IIS
13 1 (0.74%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 39 (28.68%) MS Excel
2 25 (18.38%) MS Office
3 6 (4.41%) MS Project
4 2 (1.47%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.74%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (4.41%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 48 (35.29%) Office 365
2 3 (2.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.74%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 49 (36.03%) DNS
2 35 (25.74%) Skype
3 29 (21.32%) DHCP
4 15 (11.03%) WAN
5 10 (7.35%) Firewall
6 8 (5.88%) LAN
7 7 (5.15%) LDAP
8 6 (4.41%) SAN
8 6 (4.41%) VPN
9 5 (3.68%) TCP/IP
10 3 (2.21%) NetScaler
11 2 (1.47%) Broadband
11 2 (1.47%) Internet
11 2 (1.47%) SMTP
11 2 (1.47%) Software-Defined Networking
12 1 (0.74%) PABX
12 1 (0.74%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (22.79%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
2 8 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (4.41%) Informix
3 6 (4.41%) MongoDB
3 6 (4.41%) Oracle Database
3 6 (4.41%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (0.74%) TestDirector
General
1 12 (8.82%) Finance
2 6 (4.41%) Banking
3 1 (0.74%) German Language
3 1 (0.74%) Italian Language
3 1 (0.74%) Law
3 1 (0.74%) Retail
3 1 (0.74%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (14.71%) Analyst
2 17 (12.50%) Messaging Engineer
3 14 (10.29%) Consultant
4 13 (9.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 13 (9.56%) IT Support
5 9 (6.62%) 2nd Line Support
5 9 (6.62%) Administrator
6 8 (5.88%) Support Engineer
7 7 (5.15%) Active Directory Engineer
7 7 (5.15%) Active Directory Support
7 7 (5.15%) Support Analyst
8 6 (4.41%) Build Engineer
8 6 (4.41%) Exchange Engineer
8 6 (4.41%) IT Administrator
8 6 (4.41%) Lync Engineer
8 6 (4.41%) Messaging Consultant
8 6 (4.41%) Messaging Specialist
9 5 (3.68%) IT Analyst
9 5 (3.68%) Windows Engineer
9 5 (3.68%) Windows Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.88%) CSS
1 8 (5.88%) HTML
2 6 (4.41%) Web Services
3 2 (1.47%) LAMP
4 1 (0.74%) .NET
4 1 (0.74%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.74%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 17 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 15 (11.03%) Blackberry
3 14 (10.29%) Data Centre
4 12 (8.82%) Clustering
5 8 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (4.41%) Enterprise Storage
6 6 (4.41%) Replication
7 4 (2.94%) Driving Licence
7 4 (2.94%) Fat Client
7 4 (2.94%) Private Cloud
7 4 (2.94%) Thin Client
8 2 (1.47%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.47%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (1.47%) PKI
9 1 (0.74%) AS400
9 1 (0.74%) iSeries
9 1 (0.74%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 123 (90.44%) Windows
2 94 (69.12%) Windows Server
3 73 (53.68%) Windows Server 2012
4 70 (51.47%) Windows Server 2008
5 43 (31.62%) Windows Server 2003
6 32 (23.53%) Windows 7
7 14 (10.29%) Linux
8 7 (5.15%) Windows 10
9 6 (4.41%) AIX
9 6 (4.41%) HPUX
9 6 (4.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (3.68%) Solaris
11 4 (2.94%) Windows XP
12 2 (1.47%) Windows 8
12 2 (1.47%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.74%) Android
13 1 (0.74%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (35.29%) Migration
2 36 (26.47%) Load Balancing
3 19 (13.97%) ITIL
4 7 (5.15%) Content Management
4 7 (5.15%) Server Virtualisation
5 6 (4.41%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (4.41%) Problem Management
5 6 (4.41%) Server Building
5 6 (4.41%) Service Delivery
5 6 (4.41%) Unit Testing
6 5 (3.68%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (2.94%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (2.94%) High Availability
7 4 (2.94%) Kanban
8 3 (2.21%) Application Packaging
8 3 (2.21%) Incident Management
8 3 (2.21%) Service Management
9 2 (1.47%) Converged Infrastructure
9 2 (1.47%) Re-Platforming
9 2 (1.47%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 58 (42.65%) PowerShell
2 22 (16.18%) SQL
3 7 (5.15%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.74%) C
4 1 (0.74%) C#
Qualifications
1 38 (27.94%) Security Cleared
2 36 (26.47%) Microsoft Certification
3 27 (19.85%) SC Cleared
4 22 (16.18%) Degree
4 22 (16.18%) MCSE
5 11 (8.09%) MCP
6 8 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
7 7 (5.15%) MCITP
7 7 (5.15%) MCTS
8 3 (2.21%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.74%) APMP
9 1 (0.74%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.74%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.74%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.74%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.35%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (2.21%) SLA
3 1 (0.74%) QA
System Software
1 120 (88.24%) Active Directory
2 27 (19.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (11.03%) Hyper-V
3 15 (11.03%) XenApp
4 11 (8.09%) XenDesktop
5 6 (4.41%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (2.21%) Brightmail
6 3 (2.21%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 3 (2.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 3 (2.21%) Terminal Services
7 2 (1.47%) vSphere
8 1 (0.74%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (0.74%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 33 (24.26%) SCCM
2 13 (9.56%) SCOM
3 6 (4.41%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 6 (4.41%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 6 (4.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (2.21%) XenMobile
5 2 (1.47%) CA Spectrum
5 2 (1.47%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (1.47%) SCVMM
5 2 (1.47%) WSUS
6 1 (0.74%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.74%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 95 (69.85%) Microsoft
2 39 (28.68%) VMware
3 33 (24.26%) Citrix
4 23 (16.91%) HP
5 22 (16.18%) IronPort
6 13 (9.56%) Cisco
7 12 (8.82%) Oracle
8 10 (7.35%) Symantec
9 7 (5.15%) Red Hat
10 6 (4.41%) Altiris
11 5 (3.68%) Sun
12 3 (2.21%) Dell
12 3 (2.21%) IBM
12 3 (2.21%) Lotus
13 2 (1.47%) arcserve
13 2 (1.47%) CA
13 2 (1.47%) EMC
13 2 (1.47%) RightFax
13 2 (1.47%) SolarWinds
14 1 (0.74%) 3PAR
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