Period
to 15 February 2019

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 15 February 2019 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
15 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 109 110 84
Rank change year-on-year +1 -26 +12
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 22 33 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.85% 1.10% 1.61%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.03% 6.88% 9.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 12 17
Edinburgh median daily rate £224 £353 £140
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -36.52% +151.79% -53.33%
10th Percentile £165 £121 £109
90th Percentile £475 £473 £303
Scotland median daily rate £214 £310 £256
% change year-on-year -31.05% +20.98% -14.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 1
Edinburgh median hourly rate - £21.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +40.00% +36.36%
Scotland median hourly rate - £21.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year - +23.53% +3.03%

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 365 480 285
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 14.07% 16.05% 16.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 298 174
Edinburgh median daily rate £413 £394 £361
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +9.00% -9.69%
10th Percentile £180 £244 £166
90th Percentile £608 £538 £488
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £340
% change year-on-year +6.67% +10.29% -9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 1
Edinburgh median hourly rate - £21.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +40.00% -40.00%
Scotland median hourly rate £15.00 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -25.00% +17.65% -22.76%

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 15 February 2019.

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 15 February 2019, 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 19 (86.36%) Active Directory
2 14 (63.64%) Microsoft
3 10 (45.45%) VMware
4 9 (40.91%) Finance
4 9 (40.91%) Windows
4 9 (40.91%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (36.36%) PowerShell
6 7 (31.82%) Windows Server
7 6 (27.27%) Problem-Solving
7 6 (27.27%) Office 365
8 5 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
9 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Intune
9 4 (18.18%) Skype for Business
9 4 (18.18%) Skype
9 4 (18.18%) Windows 10
9 4 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (18.18%) Citrix
9 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
10 3 (13.64%) ITIL
10 3 (13.64%) SQL
10 3 (13.64%) SharePoint
10 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
10 3 (13.64%) DHCP
10 3 (13.64%) DNS
10 3 (13.64%) Back Office
10 3 (13.64%) Migration
10 3 (13.64%) Email Migration
10 3 (13.64%) OneDrive
10 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (13.64%) Asset Management

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 9 (40.91%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (18.18%) Skype for Business
3 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (13.64%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (27.27%) Office 365
2 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (13.64%) OneDrive
3 1 (4.55%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) Skype
2 3 (13.64%) DHCP
2 3 (13.64%) DNS
3 1 (4.55%) Firewall
3 1 (4.55%) Intranet
3 1 (4.55%) MPLS
3 1 (4.55%) NetScaler
3 1 (4.55%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (4.55%) SAN
3 1 (4.55%) SMTP
3 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.55%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) RDBMS
2 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Hudson
General
1 9 (40.91%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Back Office
3 2 (9.09%) Banking
4 1 (4.55%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) Administrator
1 6 (27.27%) Analyst
2 4 (18.18%) Office 365 Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Security Administrator
3 3 (13.64%) Active Directory Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) IT Support
3 3 (13.64%) Senior Active Directory Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Service Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (9.09%) IT Administrator
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Technical Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Support Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 1 (4.55%) Exchange Migration Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (4.55%) IT Support Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) VMware Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) IBM Integration Bus
1 1 (4.55%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Smartphone
2 1 (4.55%) BYOD
2 1 (4.55%) Clustering
2 1 (4.55%) Fat Client
2 1 (4.55%) Public Cloud
2 1 (4.55%) Thin Client
2 1 (4.55%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 9 (40.91%) Windows
2 7 (31.82%) Windows Server
3 4 (18.18%) Windows 10
4 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.55%) AIX
5 1 (4.55%) Linux
5 1 (4.55%) Ubuntu
5 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) Problem-Solving
2 4 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (13.64%) Asset Management
3 3 (13.64%) Email Migration
3 3 (13.64%) ITIL
3 3 (13.64%) Migration
4 2 (9.09%) Scrum
5 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (4.55%) Data Loss Prevention
5 1 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (4.55%) Document Management
5 1 (4.55%) Information Security
5 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 1 (4.55%) Patch Management
5 1 (4.55%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (4.55%) TOGAF
5 1 (4.55%) Translating Business Requirements
5 1 (4.55%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 8 (36.36%) PowerShell
2 3 (13.64%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (4.55%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) SLA
2 1 (4.55%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 19 (86.36%) Active Directory
2 5 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (4.55%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (4.55%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (4.55%) vSphere
3 1 (4.55%) XenApp
3 1 (4.55%) XenDesktop
3 1 (4.55%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (4.55%) AirWatch
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (4.55%) SCCM
2 1 (4.55%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 14 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 10 (45.45%) VMware
3 4 (18.18%) Citrix
4 1 (4.55%) Ab Initio
4 1 (4.55%) CheckPoint
4 1 (4.55%) Cisco
4 1 (4.55%) EMC
4 1 (4.55%) HP
4 1 (4.55%) IBM
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle
4 1 (4.55%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.55%) ServiceNow
4 1 (4.55%) Sophos
4 1 (4.55%) Spiceworks
4 1 (4.55%) Symantec
4 1 (4.55%) Veritas