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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 91 88 76
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -12
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 35 54 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.52% 1.65% 2.07%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.05% 10.84% 10.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 32 33
Median daily rate £325 £184 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+76.87% -33.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £118 £106 £109
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £300 £366
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 5
Median hourly rate £19.25 £15.25 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.22% +27.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.50 £10.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.25 £20.50 £12.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +6.45%
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
435 498 563
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 18.88% 15.23% 20.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 249 278
Median daily rate £355 £350 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £180 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £450 £471
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 14 11
Median hourly rate £21.25 £32.43 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.46% +170.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £40.38 £16.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +28.57%

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 24 August 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 August 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 August 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 +1 18 £350 +30.23% 2
Renfrewshire 0 7 £283 - 1
Glasgow +6 5 £191 +30.76% 1
North Lanarkshire +7 3 - -
Lanarkshire +11 1 £200 +4.57%
Highlands +2 1 - -
MS Exchange
UK

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 August 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.

1 104 (90.43%) Active Directory
2 102 (88.70%) Windows
3 82 (71.30%) Windows Server
4 81 (70.43%) Microsoft
5 69 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 61 (53.04%) Windows Server 2012
7 55 (47.83%) Exchange Server 2013
7 55 (47.83%) Windows Server 2008
8 54 (46.96%) Office 365
9 50 (43.48%) PowerShell
9 50 (43.48%) Exchange Server 2007
10 44 (38.26%) Migration
11 43 (37.39%) Skype for Business
12 41 (35.65%) MS Excel
12 41 (35.65%) SharePoint
13 38 (33.04%) Windows Server 2003
14 37 (32.17%) Microsoft Certification
15 36 (31.30%) Exchange Server 2003
16 35 (30.43%) Security Cleared
17 34 (29.57%) DNS
18 33 (28.70%) Load Balancing
19 29 (25.22%) Skype
19 29 (25.22%) MCSE
20 27 (23.48%) DHCP
21 26 (22.61%) Degree
22 25 (21.74%) SC Cleared
22 25 (21.74%) IronPort
23 24 (20.87%) SCCM
23 24 (20.87%) Citrix
24 23 (20.00%) SQL

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 69 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 55 (47.83%) Exchange Server 2013
3 50 (43.48%) Exchange Server 2007
4 43 (37.39%) Skype for Business
5 41 (35.65%) SharePoint
6 36 (31.30%) Exchange Server 2003
7 21 (18.26%) OpenStack
8 20 (17.39%) Office Communications Server
9 14 (12.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (1.74%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.87%) IBM Domino
11 1 (0.87%) IIS
Applications
1 41 (35.65%) MS Excel
2 18 (15.65%) MS Office
3 6 (5.22%) MS Project
4 1 (0.87%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.61%) assyst
1 3 (2.61%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (0.87%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 54 (46.96%) Office 365
2 2 (1.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.87%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 34 (29.57%) DNS
2 29 (25.22%) Skype
3 27 (23.48%) DHCP
4 9 (7.83%) LAN
4 9 (7.83%) WAN
5 8 (6.96%) Firewall
5 8 (6.96%) SAN
6 5 (4.35%) SMTP
7 4 (3.48%) NetScaler
7 4 (3.48%) Network Security
7 4 (3.48%) Unified Communications
8 3 (2.61%) TCP/IP
8 3 (2.61%) VPN
8 3 (2.61%) WLAN
9 2 (1.74%) Internet
10 1 (0.87%) Broadband
10 1 (0.87%) Intranet
10 1 (0.87%) Intrusion Detection
10 1 (0.87%) LDAP
10 1 (0.87%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (13.91%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (9.57%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (3.48%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 15 (13.04%) Finance
2 7 (6.09%) Banking
3 2 (1.74%) Law
4 1 (0.87%) Advertising
4 1 (0.87%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 21 (18.26%) Analyst
2 19 (16.52%) Messaging Engineer
3 14 (12.17%) Administrator
4 12 (10.43%) IT Support
5 9 (7.83%) Consultant
5 9 (7.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 9 (7.83%) IT Analyst
6 8 (6.96%) 3rd Line Support
6 8 (6.96%) Support Engineer
6 8 (6.96%) Systems Administrator
7 7 (6.09%) 2nd Line Support
7 7 (6.09%) Support Analyst
8 6 (5.22%) Build Engineer
8 6 (5.22%) IT Administrator
8 6 (5.22%) Messaging Specialist
9 5 (4.35%) Exchange Engineer
9 5 (4.35%) Technical Analyst
10 4 (3.48%) Messaging Consultant
10 4 (3.48%) Project Manager
10 4 (3.48%) Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 18 (15.65%) Computer Science
2 16 (13.91%) Blackberry
3 12 (10.43%) Data Centre
4 10 (8.70%) Clustering
5 9 (7.83%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (5.22%) Enterprise Storage
6 6 (5.22%) Replication
7 5 (4.35%) PKI
8 4 (3.48%) SWIFT
9 3 (2.61%) Smartphone
10 2 (1.74%) Client/Server
10 2 (1.74%) Driving Licence
11 1 (0.87%) Fat Client
11 1 (0.87%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.87%) Smartcard
11 1 (0.87%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 102 (88.70%) Windows
2 82 (71.30%) Windows Server
3 61 (53.04%) Windows Server 2012
4 55 (47.83%) Windows Server 2008
5 38 (33.04%) Windows Server 2003
6 22 (19.13%) Windows 7
7 6 (5.22%) Windows 10
8 4 (3.48%) Linux
9 3 (2.61%) Windows XP
10 2 (1.74%) Windows 8
10 2 (1.74%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.87%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (38.26%) Migration
2 33 (28.70%) Load Balancing
3 16 (13.91%) ITIL
4 8 (6.96%) Service Delivery
5 7 (6.09%) Content Management
5 7 (6.09%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (5.22%) Server Building
6 6 (5.22%) Unit Testing
7 5 (4.35%) High Availability
7 5 (4.35%) Mentoring
8 4 (3.48%) Identity Access Management
8 4 (3.48%) Information Security
8 4 (3.48%) Project Management
8 4 (3.48%) Risk Assessment
8 4 (3.48%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (3.48%) Supplier Management
8 4 (3.48%) Vulnerability Management
9 3 (2.61%) BCP
9 3 (2.61%) Business Continuity
9 3 (2.61%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 50 (43.48%) PowerShell
2 23 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (0.87%) C
Qualifications
1 37 (32.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 35 (30.43%) Security Cleared
3 29 (25.22%) MCSE
4 26 (22.61%) Degree
5 25 (21.74%) SC Cleared
6 9 (7.83%) MCITP
6 9 (7.83%) MCTS
7 8 (6.96%) MCP
8 4 (3.48%) CISMP
8 4 (3.48%) CISSP
8 4 (3.48%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (2.61%) DV Cleared
10 2 (1.74%) A+ Certification
10 2 (1.74%) ACSA
10 2 (1.74%) CCENT
10 2 (1.74%) CCNA
10 2 (1.74%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (1.74%) MCSA
10 2 (1.74%) Network+ Certification
10 2 (1.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (10.43%) Disclosure Scotland
2 7 (6.09%) SLA
System Software
1 104 (90.43%) Active Directory
2 22 (19.13%) Hyper-V
3 20 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (10.43%) XenApp
5 11 (9.57%) XenDesktop
6 7 (6.09%) Brightmail
7 5 (4.35%) Virtual Machines
7 5 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (3.48%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (2.61%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 3 (2.61%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.87%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (0.87%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (0.87%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.87%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 24 (20.87%) SCCM
2 10 (8.70%) SCOM
3 8 (6.96%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 6 (5.22%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 6 (5.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 5 (4.35%) CA Spectrum
5 5 (4.35%) Failover Clustering
5 5 (4.35%) Microsoft Clustering
5 5 (4.35%) SCVMM
5 5 (4.35%) WSUS
6 4 (3.48%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 2 (1.74%) Backup Exec
7 2 (1.74%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 81 (70.43%) Microsoft
2 25 (21.74%) IronPort
3 24 (20.87%) Citrix
4 22 (19.13%) VMware
5 21 (18.26%) HP
6 16 (13.91%) Cisco
7 11 (9.57%) Symantec
8 9 (7.83%) CA
9 6 (5.22%) Altiris
10 5 (4.35%) arcserve
10 5 (4.35%) IBM
11 4 (3.48%) 3PAR
11 4 (3.48%) AppSense
11 4 (3.48%) Brocade
11 4 (3.48%) Lumension
11 4 (3.48%) Red Hat
12 3 (2.61%) Apple
13 2 (1.74%) Lotus
13 2 (1.74%) Oracle
13 2 (1.74%) SolarWinds
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