Period
to 16 November 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 16 November 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
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 119 105 84
Rank change year-on-year -14 -21 +23
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 17 33 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.58% 1.14% 1.88%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.17% 6.96% 8.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 13 27
Edinburgh median daily rate £375 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +16.67% +29.03%
10th Percentile £173 £296 £107
90th Percentile £475 £419 £543
Scotland median daily rate £250 £300 £300
% change year-on-year -16.67% - +31.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 2
Edinburgh median hourly rate - £15.86 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +17.48% +22.73%
Scotland median hourly rate £17.25 £21.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year -17.86% +27.27% +8.20%

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 408 474 456
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 13.99% 16.35% 20.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 280 270
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £375 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +5.63% -5.33%
10th Percentile £195 £254 £218
90th Percentile £678 £538 £476
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -1.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 2
Edinburgh median hourly rate £23.59 £21.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.31% +55.56% -52.98%
10th Percentile £14.45 £16.83 £11.35
90th Percentile £32.72 £30.80 £15.25
Scotland median hourly rate £17.25 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year -15.85% -2.38% -16.00%

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 16 November 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 16 November 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 13 (76.47%) Active Directory
2 10 (58.82%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
4 7 (41.18%) Finance
5 6 (35.29%) Skype for Business
5 6 (35.29%) Skype
6 5 (29.41%) Office 365
6 5 (29.41%) PowerShell
6 5 (29.41%) VMware
6 5 (29.41%) Banking
7 4 (23.53%) Citrix
7 4 (23.53%) Symantec
7 4 (23.53%) SMTP
7 4 (23.53%) Back Office
7 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Intune
7 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (23.53%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 4 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (17.65%) OneDrive
8 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
8 3 (17.65%) ITIL
8 3 (17.65%) SharePoint
8 3 (17.65%) Problem-Solving
9 2 (11.76%) Windows Server
9 2 (11.76%) DNS
9 2 (11.76%) Blackberry
9 2 (11.76%) Windows
9 2 (11.76%) BYOD
10 1 (5.88%) BPSS Clearance

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 10 (58.82%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (35.29%) Skype for Business
3 4 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (17.65%) SharePoint
5 1 (5.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (29.41%) Office 365
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (17.65%) OneDrive
3 1 (5.88%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 6 (35.29%) Skype
2 4 (23.53%) SMTP
3 2 (11.76%) DNS
4 1 (5.88%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 7 (41.18%) Finance
2 5 (29.41%) Banking
3 4 (23.53%) Back Office
4 1 (5.88%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Active Directory Engineer
1 4 (23.53%) Administrator
1 4 (23.53%) Office 365 Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Senior Active Directory Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (11.76%) Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Technical Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Systems Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Azure Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Cloud Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) IT Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) IT Support
4 1 (5.88%) Messaging Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Security Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Systems Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Unified Communications Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.76%) Blackberry
2 2 (11.76%) BYOD
3 1 (5.88%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Windows
1 2 (11.76%) Windows Server
2 1 (5.88%) Linux
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (17.65%) ITIL
1 3 (17.65%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (5.88%) Data Loss Prevention
2 1 (5.88%) Information Security
2 1 (5.88%) ITIL V3
2 1 (5.88%) Migration
2 1 (5.88%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (5.88%) MCSA
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 13 (76.47%) Active Directory
2 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.88%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (5.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Intune
1 4 (23.53%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (5.88%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
2 5 (29.41%) VMware
3 4 (23.53%) Citrix
3 4 (23.53%) Symantec
4 1 (5.88%) MobileIron
4 1 (5.88%) ServiceNow