Period
to 18 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for MS Exchange skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited MS Exchange over the 6 months to 18 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Exchange Server
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 108 99 96
Rank change year-on-year -9 -3 +4
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 33 15 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.10% 0.67% 1.59%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.42% 4.64% 7.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 6 31
Edinburgh median daily rate £325 £335 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.99% +3.08% +76.87%
10th Percentile £120 £208 £108
90th Percentile £488 £381 £538
Scotland median daily rate £275 £275 £325
% change year-on-year - -15.38% +80.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Edinburgh median hourly rate - £15.86 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +32.17% -
Scotland median hourly rate £16.76 £17.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year -1.41% -34.62% +82.46%

MS Exchange is in the Application Platforms category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 445 323 574
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 14.83% 14.39% 20.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 190 317
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £205 £224 £259
90th Percentile £563 £574 £538
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year +6.67% +4.17% -0.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Edinburgh median hourly rate £23.59 £15.86 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.71% +32.17% -
10th Percentile £14.45 £15.04 £11.00
90th Percentile £32.72 £22.34 £13.00
Scotland median hourly rate £16.88 £17.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year -0.71% -55.26% +117.14%

MS Exchange
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing MS Exchange as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for MS Exchange in Edinburgh

MS Exchange
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing MS Exchange in Edinburgh.

Contractor daily rate trend for MS Exchange in Edinburgh

MS Exchange
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MS Exchange in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 18 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MS Exchange in Edinburgh

MS Exchange
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Exchange in Edinburgh.

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS Exchange in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing MS Exchange also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for MS Exchange.

1 31 (93.94%) Active Directory
2 23 (69.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (45.45%) Windows
4 14 (42.42%) Microsoft
4 14 (42.42%) Skype for Business
5 13 (39.39%) Finance
6 11 (33.33%) Skype
7 10 (30.30%) Windows Server
7 10 (30.30%) PowerShell
8 9 (27.27%) SCCM
9 8 (24.24%) DHCP
9 8 (24.24%) ITIL
9 8 (24.24%) Office 365
10 7 (21.21%) Unified Communications
10 7 (21.21%) Windows 7
10 7 (21.21%) Microsoft Office
10 7 (21.21%) Cisco
10 7 (21.21%) Blackberry
10 7 (21.21%) Migration
10 7 (21.21%) Clustering
11 6 (18.18%) Asset Management
11 6 (18.18%) Symantec
11 6 (18.18%) Citrix
11 6 (18.18%) VPN
12 5 (15.15%) Microsoft App-V
12 5 (15.15%) XenApp
12 5 (15.15%) XenDesktop
12 5 (15.15%) Disclosure Scotland
12 5 (15.15%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Clustering

MS Exchange
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 23 (69.70%) Exchange Server 2010
2 14 (42.42%) Skype for Business
3 2 (6.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (3.03%) Confluence
4 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (21.21%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 8 (24.24%) Office 365
2 3 (9.09%) Mimecast
3 2 (6.06%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (33.33%) Skype
2 8 (24.24%) DHCP
3 7 (21.21%) Unified Communications
4 6 (18.18%) VPN
5 4 (12.12%) NetScaler
6 2 (6.06%) SMTP
7 1 (3.03%) Cisco IPT
7 1 (3.03%) DNS
7 1 (3.03%) Firewall
7 1 (3.03%) IP Telephony
7 1 (3.03%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) JIRA
General
1 13 (39.39%) Finance
2 3 (9.09%) Banking
3 1 (3.03%) Back Office
3 1 (3.03%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (39.39%) Analyst
2 9 (27.27%) Support Analyst
3 8 (24.24%) IT Analyst
4 5 (15.15%) 2nd Line Support
4 5 (15.15%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 5 (15.15%) Architect
4 5 (15.15%) Infrastructure Architect
4 5 (15.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (15.15%) IT Support
4 5 (15.15%) IT Support Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Administrator
5 3 (9.09%) Consultant
5 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 3 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (9.09%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Active Directory Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 2 (6.06%) Security Administrator
6 2 (6.06%) Unified Communications Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.21%) Blackberry
1 7 (21.21%) Clustering
2 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (9.09%) Virtual Team
4 2 (6.06%) BYOD
4 2 (6.06%) PKI
5 1 (3.03%) Fat Client
5 1 (3.03%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 15 (45.45%) Windows
2 10 (30.30%) Windows Server
3 7 (21.21%) Windows 7
4 3 (9.09%) Linux
5 2 (6.06%) Ubuntu
5 2 (6.06%) Windows 10
5 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.03%) Apple iOS
6 1 (3.03%) Mac OS X
6 1 (3.03%) Windows 8
6 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (24.24%) ITIL
2 7 (21.21%) Migration
3 6 (18.18%) Asset Management
4 4 (12.12%) Network Load Balancing
4 4 (12.12%) Performance Analysis
5 3 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (9.09%) Validation
5 3 (9.09%) Wealth Management
6 2 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (6.06%) Innovative Thinking
6 2 (6.06%) Presales
6 2 (6.06%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (6.06%) Scrum
6 2 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (6.06%) TOGAF
6 2 (6.06%) Zachman Framework
7 1 (3.03%) Information Management
7 1 (3.03%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (3.03%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (3.03%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 10 (30.30%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) CISSP
2 1 (3.03%) MCSA
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.15%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (6.06%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (93.94%) Active Directory
2 5 (15.15%) Microsoft App-V
2 5 (15.15%) XenApp
2 5 (15.15%) XenDesktop
3 2 (6.06%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (3.03%) Terminal Services
4 1 (3.03%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.03%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (27.27%) SCCM
2 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Clustering
2 5 (15.15%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 4 (12.12%) Ansible
3 4 (12.12%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (12.12%) Puppet
4 1 (3.03%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (3.03%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 14 (42.42%) Microsoft
2 7 (21.21%) Cisco
3 6 (18.18%) Citrix
3 6 (18.18%) Symantec
4 4 (12.12%) VMware
5 2 (6.06%) Red Hat
5 2 (6.06%) Splunk
6 1 (3.03%) CA
6 1 (3.03%) Charles River
6 1 (3.03%) CheckPoint
6 1 (3.03%) CyberArk
6 1 (3.03%) HP
6 1 (3.03%) MobileIron
6 1 (3.03%) Varonis