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 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 69 69 80
Rank change year-on-year
0 +11
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 63 41 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.27% 1.69% 1.33%
As % of the Application Platforms category 12.91% 10.17% 10.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 14 18
Average daily rate
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£258 £250 £229
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.34% +9.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £112 £130 £95
10% offered a daily rate of more than £417 £368 £358
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £310
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 3
Average hourly rate £12.25 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.85 £17.00 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £17.00 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.32 £15.50 £15.63
% change year-on-year
+5.29% -0.80%
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
488 403 346
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 17.55% 16.59% 13.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 251 182 152
Average daily rate £350 £340 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £335 £335
% change year-on-year
+5.97% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 10 16
Average hourly rate £12.00 £11.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -37.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.25 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £36.00 £25.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.52 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-5.48% -2.55%

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 18 September 2014.

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 18 September 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Exchange within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014. 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 +8 29 £225 -30.76% 2
Renfrewshire -6 9 £323 +29.00% 1
Glasgow -22 8 £275 +4.76% 2
North Lanarkshire +1 2 £90 -53.54% 2
Fife - 2 - - 1
South Lanarkshire - 1 £93 -
Argyll and Bute - 1 - -
Aberdeen - 1 £265 - 5
Dundee - - - - 1
Stirling - - - - 2
MS Exchange
UK

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 80 (74.07%) Windows
2 65 (60.19%) Active Directory
3 50 (46.30%) Microsoft
4 49 (45.37%) Windows Server 2008
5 40 (37.04%) VMware
6 38 (35.19%) MS Office
7 37 (34.26%) Windows Server 2003
8 29 (26.85%) DNS
9 28 (25.93%) Windows 7
10 27 (25.00%) DHCP
11 25 (23.15%) SQL
11 25 (23.15%) Exchange Server 2010
12 24 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
13 22 (20.37%) Citrix
13 22 (20.37%) Replication
14 21 (19.44%) MS Excel
14 21 (19.44%) Exchange Server 2003
14 21 (19.44%) Exchange Server 2007
14 21 (19.44%) SC Cleared
14 21 (19.44%) Security Cleared
15 20 (18.52%) PowerShell
15 20 (18.52%) Windows XP
16 19 (17.59%) Migration
16 19 (17.59%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
17 18 (16.67%) SharePoint
18 17 (15.74%) ITIL
19 16 (14.81%) vSphere
20 15 (13.89%) Lync
20 15 (13.89%) SQL Server
21 14 (12.96%) MS Project

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 25 (23.15%) Exchange Server 2010
2 21 (19.44%) Exchange Server 2003
2 21 (19.44%) Exchange Server 2007
3 18 (16.67%) SharePoint
4 15 (13.89%) Lync
5 11 (10.19%) IBM Notes
6 10 (9.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 9 (8.33%) Lotus Domino
8 8 (7.41%) IIS
9 4 (3.70%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (0.93%) Apache
Applications
1 38 (35.19%) MS Office
2 21 (19.44%) MS Excel
3 14 (12.96%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (3.70%) assyst
2 2 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.93%) Sage 300 ERP
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 29 (26.85%) DNS
2 27 (25.00%) DHCP
3 11 (10.19%) SAN
4 10 (9.26%) TCP/IP
5 9 (8.33%) SMTP
6 8 (7.41%) Firewall
7 7 (6.48%) VoIP
8 6 (5.56%) WAN
8 6 (5.56%) LAN
9 4 (3.70%) Internet
10 3 (2.78%) Network Security
10 3 (2.78%) Intranet
11 2 (1.85%) VPN
11 2 (1.85%) H.323
11 2 (1.85%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (1.85%) Wireless
12 1 (0.93%) iSCSI
12 1 (0.93%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (13.89%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.63%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (4.63%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.85%) MySQL
3 2 (1.85%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (0.93%) EDMS
4 1 (0.93%) MS Access
General
1 8 (7.41%) Finance
2 1 (0.93%) French Language
Job Titles
1 26 (24.07%) Analyst
2 12 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
2 12 (11.11%) Build Engineer
3 9 (8.33%) Service Desk Analyst
3 9 (8.33%) Support Analyst
3 9 (8.33%) Service Analyst
4 8 (7.41%) Support Engineer
4 8 (7.41%) Desktop Support
4 8 (7.41%) Developer
4 8 (7.41%) Messaging Analyst
4 8 (7.41%) IT Support
5 7 (6.48%) Wintel Engineer
5 7 (6.48%) Administrator
6 6 (5.56%) Technical Analyst
7 4 (3.70%) IT Administrator
7 4 (3.70%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 4 (3.70%) Lead Developer
7 4 (3.70%) Desktop Analyst
7 4 (3.70%) SharePoint Developer
8 3 (2.78%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (8.33%) .NET
2 8 (7.41%) Web Services
3 4 (3.70%) XML
3 4 (3.70%) HTML
3 4 (3.70%) ASP.NET
3 4 (3.70%) CSS
3 4 (3.70%) SOAP
3 4 (3.70%) JSON
3 4 (3.70%) RESTful
3 4 (3.70%) HTML5
4 2 (1.85%) X-Windows
5 1 (0.93%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 22 (20.37%) Replication
2 10 (9.26%) Enterprise Storage
3 5 (4.63%) Video Conferencing
3 5 (4.63%) EqualLogic
3 5 (4.63%) Client/Server
4 4 (3.70%) Blackberry
4 4 (3.70%) User Experience
5 3 (2.78%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.85%) AS400
6 2 (1.85%) Thin Client
6 2 (1.85%) Clustering
6 2 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.85%) Fat Client
6 2 (1.85%) iSeries
7 1 (0.93%) PDA
7 1 (0.93%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 80 (74.07%) Windows
2 49 (45.37%) Windows Server 2008
3 37 (34.26%) Windows Server 2003
4 28 (25.93%) Windows 7
5 20 (18.52%) Windows XP
6 14 (12.96%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (6.48%) Windows 8
8 3 (2.78%) Windows Vista
8 3 (2.78%) Linux
9 2 (1.85%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.93%) Windows NT
10 1 (0.93%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (17.59%) Migration
2 17 (15.74%) ITIL
3 10 (9.26%) Unit Testing
4 8 (7.41%) Mobile Device Management
5 7 (6.48%) Email Migration
6 5 (4.63%) Incident Management
6 5 (4.63%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (3.70%) Coaching
8 3 (2.78%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (2.78%) Service Delivery
8 3 (2.78%) CRM
8 3 (2.78%) Business Continuity
8 3 (2.78%) Supplier Management
9 2 (1.85%) Capacity Planning
9 2 (1.85%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (1.85%) Project Management
10 1 (0.93%) Change Management
10 1 (0.93%) BCP
10 1 (0.93%) PRINCE2
10 1 (0.93%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (23.15%) SQL
2 20 (18.52%) PowerShell
3 4 (3.70%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.85%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 21 (19.44%) SC Cleared
1 21 (19.44%) Security Cleared
2 12 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
3 6 (5.56%) MCP
4 4 (3.70%) MCSE
5 3 (2.78%) MCDST
6 2 (1.85%) MCTS
6 2 (1.85%) CCNA
6 2 (1.85%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (1.85%) Degree
7 1 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.93%) MCSA
7 1 (0.93%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.56%) SLA
2 3 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 65 (60.19%) Active Directory
2 24 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (14.81%) vSphere
4 10 (9.26%) XenApp
5 7 (6.48%) VMware ESX
6 5 (4.63%) Hyper-V
7 4 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (1.85%) vCloud
8 2 (1.85%) DFS Replication
8 2 (1.85%) Terminal Services
8 2 (1.85%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 19 (17.59%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 13 (12.04%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 6 (5.56%) SCCM
4 5 (4.63%) Backup Exec
5 4 (3.70%) WSUS
6 3 (2.78%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (1.85%) Netcool
7 2 (1.85%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.93%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 50 (46.30%) Microsoft
2 40 (37.04%) VMware
3 22 (20.37%) Citrix
4 14 (12.96%) HP
5 13 (12.04%) Altiris
6 11 (10.19%) Lotus
6 11 (10.19%) Symantec
7 8 (7.41%) Dell
8 7 (6.48%) IBM
8 7 (6.48%) CommVault
8 7 (6.48%) MobileIron
9 5 (4.63%) NetApp
10 4 (3.70%) Kofax
10 4 (3.70%) Cisco
10 4 (3.70%) RightFax
11 3 (2.78%) Polycom
11 3 (2.78%) Avaya
11 3 (2.78%) Nortel
11 3 (2.78%) Veritas
12 2 (1.85%) McAfee
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