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 3 months to 26 March 2017 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Exchange Server
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 63 59 76
Rank change year-on-year -4 +17  
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 8 30 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.89% 1.98% 0.84%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.67% 9.43% 5.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 19 2
Median daily rate £119 £343 £196
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -65.32% +74.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £116 £122 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £450 £199
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £300 £300
% change year-on-year -8.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £19.18 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £14.68
% change year-on-year - +9.02%  

MS Exchange is in the application platform skills category. The next 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.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 120 318 232
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 13.38% 20.96% 16.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 182 127
Median daily rate £375 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £22.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.14
% change year-on-year -5.55% +11.52%  

MS Exchange
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing MS Exchange as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

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 Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS Exchange in Edinburgh

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for MS Exchange.

1 21 (95.45%) Windows
2 20 (90.91%) Active Directory
3 14 (63.64%) Microsoft
3 14 (63.64%) Windows 7
4 12 (54.55%) SCCM
4 12 (54.55%) Windows Server
5 11 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (50.00%) ITIL
6 10 (45.45%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2010
8 7 (31.82%) Windows 10
8 7 (31.82%) Disclosure Scotland
8 7 (31.82%) MS Office
9 6 (27.27%) Cisco
9 6 (27.27%) Finance
10 5 (22.73%) Fat Client
10 5 (22.73%) SCOM
10 5 (22.73%) Thin Client
10 5 (22.73%) DNS
10 5 (22.73%) LAN
10 5 (22.73%) WAN
10 5 (22.73%) DHCP
11 4 (18.18%) SLA
11 4 (18.18%) VPN
11 4 (18.18%) SQL
11 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
11 4 (18.18%) Blackberry
11 4 (18.18%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (18.18%) Hyper-V
11 4 (18.18%) Skype for Business

MS Exchange
Top Related 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 8 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (18.18%) Skype for Business
3 3 (13.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 7 (31.82%) MS Office
2 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (22.73%) DHCP
1 5 (22.73%) DNS
1 5 (22.73%) LAN
1 5 (22.73%) WAN
2 4 (18.18%) VPN
3 3 (13.64%) Firewall
3 3 (13.64%) IP Telephony
4 2 (9.09%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (9.09%) WLAN
5 1 (4.55%) FTP
5 1 (4.55%) SAN
5 1 (4.55%) Skype
5 1 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) WinDbg
General
1 6 (27.27%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Law
Job Titles
1 13 (59.09%) Analyst
2 6 (27.27%) IT Analyst
3 5 (22.73%) IT Support
3 5 (22.73%) Support Analyst
4 4 (18.18%) Service Analyst
4 4 (18.18%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) IT Manager
5 3 (13.64%) IT Support Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (9.09%) Consultant
6 2 (9.09%) Help Desk Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (9.09%) IT Consultant
6 2 (9.09%) IT Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (9.09%) Senior Systems Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Support Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Systems Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Fat Client
1 5 (22.73%) Thin Client
2 4 (18.18%) Blackberry
3 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (13.64%) Data Centre
3 3 (13.64%) Management Information System
4 2 (9.09%) iPad
5 1 (4.55%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 21 (95.45%) Windows
2 14 (63.64%) Windows 7
3 12 (54.55%) Windows Server
4 11 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (45.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (31.82%) Windows 10
7 2 (9.09%) Android
7 2 (9.09%) Apple iOS
8 1 (4.55%) Mac OS X
8 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (4.55%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (13.64%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (13.64%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (9.09%) Case Management
3 2 (9.09%) Change Management
3 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Management
3 2 (9.09%) IT Strategy
3 2 (9.09%) Network Management
3 2 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (9.09%) Security Management
3 2 (9.09%) Supplier Management
4 1 (4.55%) Email Filtering
4 1 (4.55%) ERP
4 1 (4.55%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (4.55%) Migration
4 1 (4.55%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (4.55%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (4.55%) Time Management
4 1 (4.55%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) SQL
2 3 (13.64%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (9.09%) MCP
3 1 (4.55%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (31.82%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (18.18%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (90.91%) Active Directory
2 4 (18.18%) Hyper-V
3 3 (13.64%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (13.64%) Terminal Services
3 3 (13.64%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (13.64%) XenApp
3 3 (13.64%) XenDesktop
4 2 (9.09%) VMware ESX
5 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (4.55%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (4.55%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (54.55%) SCCM
2 5 (22.73%) SCOM
3 3 (13.64%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 3 (13.64%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (4.55%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 14 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 6 (27.27%) Cisco
3 3 (13.64%) CA
3 3 (13.64%) Citrix
3 3 (13.64%) Dell
3 3 (13.64%) Mitel
3 3 (13.64%) Symantec
3 3 (13.64%) VMware
4 2 (9.09%) Apple
4 2 (9.09%) HP
4 2 (9.09%) Varonis
4 2 (9.09%) Xerox
5 1 (4.55%) Adobe
5 1 (4.55%) Canon