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 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 88 98 66
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -32
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 40 25 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.34% 0.94% 2.07%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.11% 5.29% 11.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 10 22
Average daily rate
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£180 £135 £215
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -37.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £115 £106
10% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £400 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £280 £265
% change year-on-year
+2.67% +5.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 1
Average hourly rate £11.50 £18.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.83% +32.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
- -7.24%
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
493 473 416
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 16.54% 17.79% 17.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 270 268 212
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £471 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 7
Average hourly rate £12.10 £17.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.82% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £15.80 £12.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £52.00 £33.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%

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 28 April 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 28 April 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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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 +2 16 £114 -60.00% 4
Glasgow -1 8 £213 +57.40% 5
West Lothian 0 5 £258 -
Fife - 4 £100 - 1
North Lanarkshire - 3 £180 - 2
Lanarkshire 0 2 £103 -14.58%
Renfrewshire - 2 £343 -
Scottish Borders -2 1 £105 -17.64%
MS Exchange
UK

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 56 (71.79%) Windows
1 56 (71.79%) Active Directory
2 48 (61.54%) Microsoft
3 28 (35.90%) VMware
3 28 (35.90%) Windows 7
4 26 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 24 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
6 21 (26.92%) MS Office
7 19 (24.36%) DNS
8 17 (21.79%) Windows Server 2012
9 15 (19.23%) SCCM
9 15 (19.23%) MS Excel
10 14 (17.95%) Citrix
10 14 (17.95%) Windows Server 2003
10 14 (17.95%) Migration
10 14 (17.95%) Exchange Server 2007
11 13 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
11 13 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
12 12 (15.38%) Windows XP
12 12 (15.38%) DHCP
12 12 (15.38%) ITIL
12 12 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2013
13 11 (14.10%) VPN
13 11 (14.10%) Microsoft Certification
14 10 (12.82%) SQL
15 9 (11.54%) MCP
15 9 (11.54%) TCP/IP
15 9 (11.54%) SharePoint
15 9 (11.54%) HP
15 9 (11.54%) Security Cleared

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 26 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 14 (17.95%) Exchange Server 2007
3 13 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
4 12 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2013
5 9 (11.54%) SharePoint
6 8 (10.26%) Lync
7 4 (5.13%) IIS
7 4 (5.13%) IBM Notes
8 2 (2.56%) Lotus Domino
8 2 (2.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (1.28%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (1.28%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 21 (26.92%) MS Office
2 15 (19.23%) MS Excel
3 3 (3.85%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (3.85%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (24.36%) DNS
2 12 (15.38%) DHCP
3 11 (14.10%) VPN
4 9 (11.54%) TCP/IP
5 8 (10.26%) WAN
6 7 (8.97%) LAN
7 6 (7.69%) SAN
7 6 (7.69%) Firewall
8 4 (5.13%) VoIP
9 3 (3.85%) Internet
9 3 (3.85%) NAS
10 2 (2.56%) VLAN
10 2 (2.56%) Network Security
10 2 (2.56%) Broadband
11 1 (1.28%) LDAP
11 1 (1.28%) IPsec
11 1 (1.28%) IPv4
11 1 (1.28%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.13%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.56%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (3.85%) Finance
2 1 (1.28%) Legal
2 1 (1.28%) Banking
2 1 (1.28%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (26.92%) Analyst
2 12 (15.38%) Support Analyst
3 10 (12.82%) Administrator
4 9 (11.54%) Service Analyst
4 9 (11.54%) Support Engineer
4 9 (11.54%) Service Desk Analyst
4 9 (11.54%) IT Support
5 8 (10.26%) 2nd Line Support
6 6 (7.69%) Desktop Support
7 5 (6.41%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 4 (5.13%) Exchange Administrator
8 4 (5.13%) Systems Engineer
9 3 (3.85%) 3rd Line Support
9 3 (3.85%) Desktop Support Analyst
9 3 (3.85%) Operations Manager
9 3 (3.85%) Technical Specialist
9 3 (3.85%) IT Support Engineer
9 3 (3.85%) IT Support Analyst
9 3 (3.85%) Desktop Analyst
9 3 (3.85%) Messaging Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.85%) Application Packaging
2 2 (2.56%) HTML
2 2 (2.56%) CSS
3 1 (1.28%) .NET
3 1 (1.28%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.28%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.26%) Replication
2 6 (7.69%) Blackberry
3 4 (5.13%) Client/Server
4 3 (3.85%) Thin Client
4 3 (3.85%) Fat Client
4 3 (3.85%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.56%) BYOD
5 2 (2.56%) Mobile Computing
5 2 (2.56%) iSeries
5 2 (2.56%) iPad
5 2 (2.56%) AS400
5 2 (2.56%) Clustering
5 2 (2.56%) PDA
6 1 (1.28%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.28%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 56 (71.79%) Windows
2 28 (35.90%) Windows 7
3 24 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (21.79%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (17.95%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (15.38%) Windows XP
7 6 (7.69%) Windows Vista
7 6 (7.69%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.56%) Windows 2000
8 2 (2.56%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.28%) Windows CE
9 1 (1.28%) Linux
9 1 (1.28%) Android
9 1 (1.28%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (17.95%) Migration
2 12 (15.38%) ITIL
3 7 (8.97%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (5.13%) Project Management
4 4 (5.13%) Service Delivery
5 3 (3.85%) Coaching
5 3 (3.85%) Supplier Management
5 3 (3.85%) Incident Management
5 3 (3.85%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (2.56%) Load Balancing
6 2 (2.56%) Problem Management
6 2 (2.56%) Unit Testing
6 2 (2.56%) Business Continuity
6 2 (2.56%) ITIL V3
6 2 (2.56%) ITIL V2
6 2 (2.56%) Capacity Management
6 2 (2.56%) Mobile Device Management
6 2 (2.56%) Business Continuity Management
7 1 (1.28%) Email Migration
7 1 (1.28%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 10 (12.82%) SQL
2 8 (10.26%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.56%) Shell Script
3 2 (2.56%) C
4 1 (1.28%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (14.10%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (11.54%) MCP
2 9 (11.54%) Security Cleared
3 8 (10.26%) SC Cleared
4 7 (8.97%) MCSE
5 3 (3.85%) MCDST
5 3 (3.85%) Degree
6 2 (2.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (2.56%) MCTS
6 2 (2.56%) CCNA
6 2 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.69%) SLA
2 1 (1.28%) QA
System Software
1 56 (71.79%) Active Directory
2 13 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (5.13%) Hyper-V
3 4 (5.13%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (2.56%) XenApp
5 1 (1.28%) vSphere
5 1 (1.28%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 15 (19.23%) SCCM
2 7 (8.97%) Backup Exec
3 5 (6.41%) SCOM
4 4 (5.13%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 3 (3.85%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (3.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (2.56%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 2 (2.56%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (2.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 48 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 28 (35.90%) VMware
3 14 (17.95%) Citrix
4 9 (11.54%) HP
5 8 (10.26%) Symantec
6 6 (7.69%) Lotus
7 4 (5.13%) McAfee
8 3 (3.85%) Apple
8 3 (3.85%) Altiris
8 3 (3.85%) Cisco
8 3 (3.85%) IBM
9 2 (2.56%) Oracle
9 2 (2.56%) Nortel
9 2 (2.56%) F5
10 1 (1.28%) Avaya
10 1 (1.28%) NetApp
10 1 (1.28%) Dell
10 1 (1.28%) Veeam
10 1 (1.28%) Trend Micro
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