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 23 June 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.

Microsoft Exchange Server
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 77 74
Rank change year-on-year -2 -3  
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 3 21 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.25% 1.55% 0.89%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.69% 7.72% 5.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 15 6
Median daily rate - £325 £126
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +158.44%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £311 £275
% change year-on-year -3.47% +13.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £15.86 £12.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.16% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.28 £15.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year +6.75% -23.75%  

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 177 272 253
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 14.71% 20.06% 17.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 148 123
Median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £277 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.69% +11.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £15.86 £12.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.16% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +8.69% +9.52%  

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 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 23 June 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 10 (90.91%) Windows
2 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 8 (72.73%) Active Directory
3 6 (54.55%) ITIL
4 5 (45.45%) SCCM
5 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (36.36%) Disclosure Scotland
5 4 (36.36%) Windows Server
6 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
6 3 (27.27%) Migration
6 3 (27.27%) LAN
6 3 (27.27%) WAN
6 3 (27.27%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (18.18%) Thin Client
7 2 (18.18%) SLA
7 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
7 2 (18.18%) Firewall
7 2 (18.18%) Windows XP
7 2 (18.18%) SCOM
7 2 (18.18%) IP Telephony
7 2 (18.18%) Fat Client
7 2 (18.18%) Time Management
7 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (18.18%) Case Management
7 2 (18.18%) Break/Fix
8 1 (9.09%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Management
8 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (9.09%) Skype

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 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (9.09%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) LAN
1 3 (27.27%) WAN
2 2 (18.18%) Firewall
2 2 (18.18%) IP Telephony
3 1 (9.09%) DHCP
3 1 (9.09%) DNS
3 1 (9.09%) LDAP
3 1 (9.09%) Skype
3 1 (9.09%) VPN
3 1 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Service Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Service Desk Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Support Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Active Directory Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Desktop Support
3 2 (18.18%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) IT Support
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Desktop Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Desktop Support
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Support Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) 1st Line Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Active Directory Support
4 1 (9.09%) Active Directory Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) IT Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) IT Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Fat Client
1 2 (18.18%) Thin Client
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) Windows Server
2 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
4 2 (18.18%) Windows XP
5 1 (9.09%) Windows 10
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) ITIL
2 3 (27.27%) Migration
3 2 (18.18%) Break/Fix
3 2 (18.18%) Case Management
3 2 (18.18%) Time Management
4 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (9.09%) ERP
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Management
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (9.09%) MCP
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (18.18%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (72.73%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (9.09%) Terminal Services
2 1 (9.09%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 5 (45.45%) SCCM
2 2 (18.18%) SCOM
3 1 (9.09%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco
2 1 (9.09%) Mitel