Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 116 110 105
Rank change year-on-year -6 -5 -1
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 21 21 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.72% 0.79% 1.33%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.73% 4.74% 6.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 10 24
Edinburgh median daily rate £330 £340 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% +13.33% +71.43%
10th Percentile £139 £295 £106
90th Percentile £481 £376 £546
Scotland median daily rate £325 £275 £307
% change year-on-year +18.18% -10.42% +36.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Edinburgh median hourly rate - £15.86 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +32.17% +4.35%
Scotland median hourly rate £17.00 £21.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year -20.93% +2.38% +44.83%

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 444 443 492
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 15.22% 16.61% 20.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 259 291
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +3.47% -0.13%
10th Percentile £210 £260 £255
90th Percentile £558 £563 £513
Scotland median daily rate £400 £388 £350
% change year-on-year +3.23% +10.71% -3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Edinburgh median hourly rate £23.59 £15.86 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.71% +32.17% -62.99%
10th Percentile £14.45 £15.04 £11.00
90th Percentile £32.72 £16.68 £13.00
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% -47.22% +80.00%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 17 (80.95%) Active Directory
2 12 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
3 8 (38.10%) Finance
4 7 (33.33%) Windows
4 7 (33.33%) PowerShell
4 7 (33.33%) Skype for Business
5 6 (28.57%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 6 (28.57%) Skype
5 6 (28.57%) Symantec
5 6 (28.57%) Blackberry
5 6 (28.57%) ITIL
6 5 (23.81%) DHCP
6 5 (23.81%) Banking
6 5 (23.81%) Office 365
7 4 (19.05%) Unified Communications
7 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (19.05%) Clustering
7 4 (19.05%) VMware
7 4 (19.05%) SMTP
8 3 (14.29%) Citrix
8 3 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (14.29%) Asset Management
8 3 (14.29%) XenApp
8 3 (14.29%) XenDesktop
8 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Clustering
8 3 (14.29%) Windows Server
8 3 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (14.29%) Ansible
8 3 (14.29%) Puppet

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 12 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (33.33%) Skype for Business
3 2 (9.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (4.76%) Confluence
4 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 5 (23.81%) Office 365
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.76%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 6 (28.57%) Skype
2 5 (23.81%) DHCP
3 4 (19.05%) SMTP
3 4 (19.05%) Unified Communications
4 1 (4.76%) Cisco IPT
4 1 (4.76%) DNS
4 1 (4.76%) Firewall
4 1 (4.76%) IP Telephony
4 1 (4.76%) MPLS
4 1 (4.76%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) JIRA
General
1 8 (38.10%) Finance
2 5 (23.81%) Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Back Office
3 1 (4.76%) Financial Institution
3 1 (4.76%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Analyst
2 6 (28.57%) IT Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Administrator
3 3 (14.29%) Architect
3 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
3 3 (14.29%) IT Support
3 3 (14.29%) IT Support Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Support Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (14.29%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Active Directory Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Azure Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Cloud Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Security Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Systems Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Service Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Unified Communications Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Blackberry
2 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (19.05%) Clustering
3 2 (9.52%) BYOD
4 1 (4.76%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (4.76%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (33.33%) Windows
2 3 (14.29%) Windows Server
3 2 (9.52%) Linux
4 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
4 1 (4.76%) Mac OS X
4 1 (4.76%) Ubuntu
4 1 (4.76%) Windows 10
4 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
4 1 (4.76%) Windows 8
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) ITIL
2 3 (14.29%) Asset Management
3 2 (9.52%) Migration
3 2 (9.52%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (9.52%) Scrum
3 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (9.52%) Wealth Management
4 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (4.76%) ITIL V3
4 1 (4.76%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (4.76%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (4.76%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (4.76%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (4.76%) TOGAF
4 1 (4.76%) Translating Business Requirements
4 1 (4.76%) Validation
4 1 (4.76%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 7 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) CISSP
1 1 (4.76%) MCSA
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (80.95%) Active Directory
2 3 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (14.29%) XenApp
2 3 (14.29%) XenDesktop
3 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (4.76%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (28.57%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 3 (14.29%) Ansible
2 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Clustering
2 3 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (14.29%) Puppet
3 2 (9.52%) SCCM
4 1 (4.76%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
2 6 (28.57%) Symantec
3 4 (19.05%) VMware
4 3 (14.29%) Citrix
5 1 (4.76%) CA
5 1 (4.76%) Charles River
5 1 (4.76%) CheckPoint
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco
5 1 (4.76%) CyberArk
5 1 (4.76%) MobileIron
5 1 (4.76%) Red Hat
5 1 (4.76%) Splunk
5 1 (4.76%) Varonis