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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Exchange Server
UK / Scotland
Rank 70 82 92
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +10
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 36 46 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.21% 1.78% 1.34%
As % of the Application Platforms category 13.85% 8.78% 7.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 27 14
Median daily rate £225 £313 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £118 £108
10% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £420 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £290 £275 £290
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -5.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 4
Median hourly rate £17.00 £15.75 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.93% -1.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.60 £14.75 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.60 £16.75 £29.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.46
% change year-on-year
- -2.76%

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
260 524 453
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 15.93% 20.30% 17.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 312 232
Median daily rate £330 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.15% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £511 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.79% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 10
Median hourly rate £17.00 £19.02 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.62% +5.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.49 £14.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.20 £43.50 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.38 £21.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-13.52% +11.84%

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 16 January 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 16 January 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
Edinburgh +13 14 £140 -49.09%
Glasgow +13 14 £225 -28.00% 6
North Lanarkshire -2 2 - -
Inverclyde +4 1 - -
East Lothian - 1 - -
Strathclyde - 1 - -
MS Exchange
UK

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 16 January 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 78 (84.78%) Windows
1 78 (84.78%) Active Directory
2 67 (72.83%) Microsoft
3 54 (58.70%) Exchange Server 2010
4 52 (56.52%) Windows Server
5 49 (53.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 46 (50.00%) Office 365
7 43 (46.74%) Windows Server 2012
8 35 (38.04%) MS Excel
9 31 (33.70%) Exchange Server 2013
9 31 (33.70%) Skype for Business
10 30 (32.61%) Microsoft Certification
10 30 (32.61%) Migration
11 29 (31.52%) VMware
11 29 (31.52%) PowerShell
12 27 (29.35%) Windows 7
13 26 (28.26%) SharePoint
13 26 (28.26%) MCSE
14 25 (27.17%) Exchange Server 2007
14 25 (27.17%) Skype
15 24 (26.09%) Windows Server 2003
16 21 (22.83%) HP
17 20 (21.74%) DHCP
17 20 (21.74%) DNS
17 20 (21.74%) Load Balancing
18 19 (20.65%) SCCM
19 17 (18.48%) Degree
19 17 (18.48%) VMware Infrastructure
19 17 (18.48%) OpenStack
20 16 (17.39%) Computer Science

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 54 (58.70%) Exchange Server 2010
2 31 (33.70%) Exchange Server 2013
2 31 (33.70%) Skype for Business
3 26 (28.26%) SharePoint
4 25 (27.17%) Exchange Server 2007
5 17 (18.48%) OpenStack
6 11 (11.96%) Exchange Server 2003
7 8 (8.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 8 (8.70%) Office Communications Server
8 5 (5.43%) IBM Domino
8 5 (5.43%) IBM Notes
9 2 (2.17%) IIS
Applications
1 35 (38.04%) MS Excel
2 13 (14.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.26%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 46 (50.00%) Office 365
2 8 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (4.35%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (27.17%) Skype
2 20 (21.74%) DHCP
2 20 (21.74%) DNS
3 16 (17.39%) WAN
4 10 (10.87%) Firewall
5 9 (9.78%) LAN
6 6 (6.52%) TCP/IP
7 5 (5.43%) SAN
7 5 (5.43%) VPN
8 4 (4.35%) VoIP
9 3 (3.26%) IP Telephony
9 3 (3.26%) PABX
10 2 (2.17%) Internet
10 2 (2.17%) Intrusion Detection
10 2 (2.17%) Unified Communications
10 2 (2.17%) WLAN
11 1 (1.09%) FTP
11 1 (1.09%) Remote Desktop
11 1 (1.09%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (1.09%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.43%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (2.17%) WinDbg
General
1 7 (7.61%) Finance
2 3 (3.26%) Law
3 2 (2.17%) Banking
3 2 (2.17%) Retail
3 2 (2.17%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.09%) Legal
Job Titles
1 20 (21.74%) Analyst
2 14 (15.22%) 2nd Line Support
2 14 (15.22%) Support Engineer
3 13 (14.13%) Messaging Specialist
4 11 (11.96%) IT Support
5 10 (10.87%) Lync Specialist
6 9 (9.78%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 9 (9.78%) Office 365 Specialist
7 8 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 8 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 7 (7.61%) IT Engineer
9 6 (6.52%) IT Analyst
9 6 (6.52%) IT Support Engineer
10 5 (5.43%) 3rd Line Support
10 5 (5.43%) Senior Analyst
10 5 (5.43%) Support Analyst
11 4 (4.35%) Consultant
11 4 (4.35%) Help Desk Analyst
12 3 (3.26%) Architect
12 3 (3.26%) IT Manager
Miscellaneous
1 16 (17.39%) Computer Science
2 11 (11.96%) Data Centre
3 7 (7.61%) Blackberry
4 6 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (5.43%) Fat Client
5 5 (5.43%) Thin Client
6 3 (3.26%) Management Information System
6 3 (3.26%) Replication
7 2 (2.17%) Client/Server
7 2 (2.17%) Clustering
7 2 (2.17%) iPad
8 1 (1.09%) Freedom of Information
8 1 (1.09%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 78 (84.78%) Windows
2 52 (56.52%) Windows Server
3 49 (53.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 43 (46.74%) Windows Server 2012
5 27 (29.35%) Windows 7
6 24 (26.09%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (11.96%) Windows 10
8 3 (3.26%) Android
8 3 (3.26%) Linux
8 3 (3.26%) Windows 8
9 2 (2.17%) Apple iOS
9 2 (2.17%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (1.09%) CentOS
10 1 (1.09%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (32.61%) Migration
2 20 (21.74%) Load Balancing
3 15 (16.30%) ITIL
4 7 (7.61%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (5.43%) Supplier Management
6 4 (4.35%) Chat Support
6 4 (4.35%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (4.35%) Service Management
7 3 (3.26%) Change Management
7 3 (3.26%) Infrastructure Monitoring
7 3 (3.26%) Multi-Factor Authentication
8 2 (2.17%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (2.17%) Case Management
8 2 (2.17%) Incident Management
8 2 (2.17%) Network Management
8 2 (2.17%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (2.17%) Problem Management
8 2 (2.17%) Security Management
8 2 (2.17%) Security Patching
8 2 (2.17%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (31.52%) PowerShell
2 10 (10.87%) SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (32.61%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (28.26%) MCSE
3 17 (18.48%) Degree
4 12 (13.04%) Security Cleared
5 10 (10.87%) SC Cleared
6 7 (7.61%) MCSA
7 3 (3.26%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (2.17%) A+ Certification
8 2 (2.17%) ACSA
8 2 (2.17%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (2.17%) CCENT
8 2 (2.17%) CCNA
8 2 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (2.17%) MCITP
8 2 (2.17%) MCP
8 2 (2.17%) MCTS
8 2 (2.17%) Network+ Certification
8 2 (2.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (1.09%) ISEB
9 1 (1.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (11.96%) Disclosure Scotland
2 9 (9.78%) SLA
System Software
1 78 (84.78%) Active Directory
2 17 (18.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (9.78%) Hyper-V
3 9 (9.78%) vSphere
4 8 (8.70%) XenApp
5 7 (7.61%) XenDesktop
6 4 (4.35%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (3.26%) Terminal Services
7 3 (3.26%) VMware ESX
7 3 (3.26%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (2.17%) Brightmail
9 1 (1.09%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 19 (20.65%) SCCM
2 7 (7.61%) SCOM
3 4 (4.35%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 4 (4.35%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 3 (3.26%) Microsoft Intune
4 3 (3.26%) WSUS
5 2 (2.17%) Backup Exec
5 2 (2.17%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (2.17%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (2.17%) SnapMirror
6 1 (1.09%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 67 (72.83%) Microsoft
2 29 (31.52%) VMware
3 21 (22.83%) HP
4 15 (16.30%) Citrix
5 13 (14.13%) Cisco
6 10 (10.87%) IronPort
7 8 (8.70%) Dell
7 8 (8.70%) Symantec
8 7 (7.61%) IBM
9 6 (6.52%) Apple
10 5 (5.43%) Lotus
10 5 (5.43%) NetApp
11 4 (4.35%) CA
12 3 (3.26%) Avaya
12 3 (3.26%) Riverbed
12 3 (3.26%) Veeam
13 2 (2.17%) Fortinet
13 2 (2.17%) SolarWinds
13 2 (2.17%) Varonis
13 2 (2.17%) WatchGuard
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