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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 76 89 85
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -4
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 76 50 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.58% 1.66% 1.76%
As % of the Application Platforms category 12.03% 9.84% 8.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 23 27
Median daily rate £310 £180 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+71.94% -34.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £112 £105 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £300 £381
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 4
Median hourly rate £36.00 £13.00 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+176.92% -11.86%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £19.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +22.58%
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
632 508 536
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 21.44% 16.86% 19.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 346 255 299
Median daily rate £350 £338 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £185 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 13 4
Median hourly rate £36.00 £14.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+157.14% +12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.25 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £39.00 £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £21.20 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+22.65% +24.69%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 30 June 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 -12 29 £328 -4.37% 1
Edinburgh +2 21 £325 +126.08% 6
Glasgow +9 17 £300 +33.33% 2
Lanarkshire +5 3 £115 -58.92%
North Lanarkshire +8 1 - -
Highlands +7 1 - -
Dundee +2 1 £110 -56.00%
MS Exchange
UK

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

1 118 (88.06%) Windows
1 118 (88.06%) Active Directory
2 94 (70.15%) Windows Server
3 90 (67.16%) Microsoft
4 72 (53.73%) Exchange Server 2010
4 72 (53.73%) Windows Server 2012
5 68 (50.75%) Windows Server 2008
6 59 (44.03%) PowerShell
7 55 (41.04%) Exchange Server 2013
8 54 (40.30%) Exchange Server 2007
9 51 (38.06%) Skype for Business
10 47 (35.07%) Office 365
10 47 (35.07%) Migration
11 46 (34.33%) DNS
12 43 (32.09%) Windows Server 2003
13 42 (31.34%) SharePoint
14 38 (28.36%) MS Excel
14 38 (28.36%) Security Cleared
15 36 (26.87%) Exchange Server 2003
16 35 (26.12%) Load Balancing
17 34 (25.37%) Microsoft Certification
17 34 (25.37%) Citrix
17 34 (25.37%) VMware
17 34 (25.37%) Skype
18 33 (24.63%) SQL Server
19 31 (23.13%) DHCP
19 31 (23.13%) SCCM
20 27 (20.15%) SC Cleared
20 27 (20.15%) Windows 7
21 26 (19.40%) Degree

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 (53.73%) Exchange Server 2010
2 55 (41.04%) Exchange Server 2013
3 54 (40.30%) Exchange Server 2007
4 51 (38.06%) Skype for Business
5 42 (31.34%) SharePoint
6 36 (26.87%) Exchange Server 2003
7 24 (17.91%) Office Communications Server
8 19 (14.18%) OpenStack
9 18 (13.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 4 (2.99%) Live Communications Server
11 3 (2.24%) CICS
11 3 (2.24%) IBM Notes
12 2 (1.49%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 38 (28.36%) MS Excel
2 19 (14.18%) MS Office
3 6 (4.48%) MS Project
4 1 (0.75%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.99%) assyst
2 3 (2.24%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 47 (35.07%) Office 365
2 3 (2.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.75%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 46 (34.33%) DNS
2 34 (25.37%) Skype
3 31 (23.13%) DHCP
4 13 (9.70%) WAN
5 10 (7.46%) SAN
6 9 (6.72%) LAN
7 8 (5.97%) Firewall
8 6 (4.48%) NetScaler
9 5 (3.73%) SMTP
10 4 (2.99%) Network Security
10 4 (2.99%) VPN
11 3 (2.24%) Unified Communications
11 3 (2.24%) WLAN
12 2 (1.49%) Internet
12 2 (1.49%) LDAP
12 2 (1.49%) TCP/IP
13 1 (0.75%) Broadband
13 1 (0.75%) Intranet
13 1 (0.75%) PABX
13 1 (0.75%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (24.63%) SQL Server
2 14 (10.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (8.21%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (2.99%) Informix
4 4 (2.99%) MongoDB
4 4 (2.99%) Oracle Database
4 4 (2.99%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (2.99%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 20 (14.93%) Finance
2 10 (7.46%) Banking
3 3 (2.24%) Law
4 1 (0.75%) Advertising
4 1 (0.75%) German Language
4 1 (0.75%) Italian Language
4 1 (0.75%) Local Government
4 1 (0.75%) Retail
4 1 (0.75%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (18.66%) Analyst
2 19 (14.18%) Messaging Engineer
3 15 (11.19%) Administrator
3 15 (11.19%) IT Support
4 13 (9.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 12 (8.96%) Consultant
5 12 (8.96%) IT Analyst
6 8 (5.97%) Systems Administrator
7 7 (5.22%) 2nd Line Support
7 7 (5.22%) Support Engineer
8 6 (4.48%) Build Engineer
8 6 (4.48%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 6 (4.48%) IT Administrator
8 6 (4.48%) IT Support Analyst
8 6 (4.48%) Messaging Consultant
8 6 (4.48%) Messaging Specialist
8 6 (4.48%) Support Analyst
8 6 (4.48%) Systems Analyst
8 6 (4.48%) Systems Support
8 6 (4.48%) Systems Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.99%) CSS
1 4 (2.99%) HTML
2 3 (2.24%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (14.93%) Blackberry
2 18 (13.43%) Computer Science
3 16 (11.94%) Clustering
4 14 (10.45%) Data Centre
5 11 (8.21%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (4.48%) Enterprise Storage
6 6 (4.48%) Replication
7 5 (3.73%) PKI
8 4 (2.99%) SWIFT
9 3 (2.24%) Driving Licence
9 3 (2.24%) Fat Client
9 3 (2.24%) Smartphone
9 3 (2.24%) Thin Client
10 2 (1.49%) Client/Server
10 2 (1.49%) Private Cloud
11 1 (0.75%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 118 (88.06%) Windows
2 94 (70.15%) Windows Server
3 72 (53.73%) Windows Server 2012
4 68 (50.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 43 (32.09%) Windows Server 2003
6 27 (20.15%) Windows 7
7 11 (8.21%) Linux
8 10 (7.46%) Windows 10
9 4 (2.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (2.24%) AIX
10 3 (2.24%) HPUX
10 3 (2.24%) Solaris
10 3 (2.24%) Windows XP
11 2 (1.49%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.75%) Android
12 1 (0.75%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (35.07%) Migration
2 35 (26.12%) Load Balancing
3 21 (15.67%) ITIL
4 9 (6.72%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (5.97%) Root Cause Analysis
6 7 (5.22%) Content Management
7 6 (4.48%) Problem Management
7 6 (4.48%) Server Building
7 6 (4.48%) Service Delivery
7 6 (4.48%) Unit Testing
8 5 (3.73%) High Availability
8 5 (3.73%) Mentoring
9 4 (2.99%) Application Packaging
9 4 (2.99%) Identity Access Management
9 4 (2.99%) Information Security
9 4 (2.99%) Project Management
9 4 (2.99%) Risk Assessment
9 4 (2.99%) Server Virtualisation
9 4 (2.99%) Supplier Management
9 4 (2.99%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 59 (44.03%) PowerShell
2 25 (18.66%) SQL
3 4 (2.99%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.75%) C
Qualifications
1 38 (28.36%) Security Cleared
2 34 (25.37%) Microsoft Certification
3 27 (20.15%) SC Cleared
4 26 (19.40%) Degree
5 24 (17.91%) MCSE
6 9 (6.72%) MCP
7 7 (5.22%) MCITP
7 7 (5.22%) MCTS
8 5 (3.73%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (2.99%) CISMP
9 4 (2.99%) CISSP
10 3 (2.24%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.75%) APMP
11 1 (0.75%) BC Cleared
11 1 (0.75%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.75%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (10.45%) Disclosure Scotland
2 5 (3.73%) SLA
System Software
1 118 (88.06%) Active Directory
2 23 (17.16%) Hyper-V
2 23 (17.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (13.43%) XenApp
4 13 (9.70%) XenDesktop
5 6 (4.48%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (3.73%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (2.99%) Brightmail
7 4 (2.99%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 3 (2.24%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (2.24%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 3 (2.24%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (1.49%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.75%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (0.75%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 31 (23.13%) SCCM
2 15 (11.19%) SCOM
3 12 (8.96%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 10 (7.46%) Failover Clustering
4 10 (7.46%) Microsoft Clustering
5 6 (4.48%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 6 (4.48%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 5 (3.73%) CA Spectrum
6 5 (3.73%) SCVMM
6 5 (3.73%) WSUS
7 3 (2.24%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 3 (2.24%) XenMobile
8 1 (0.75%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 90 (67.16%) Microsoft
2 34 (25.37%) Citrix
2 34 (25.37%) VMware
3 24 (17.91%) HP
3 24 (17.91%) IronPort
4 18 (13.43%) Cisco
5 15 (11.19%) Symantec
6 9 (6.72%) Oracle
7 8 (5.97%) CA
7 8 (5.97%) Red Hat
8 6 (4.48%) Altiris
8 6 (4.48%) IBM
9 5 (3.73%) arcserve
10 4 (2.99%) 3PAR
10 4 (2.99%) AppSense
10 4 (2.99%) Brocade
10 4 (2.99%) Lumension
11 3 (2.24%) Lotus
11 3 (2.24%) Sun
12 2 (1.49%) Dell
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