Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 98 87 110
Rank change year-on-year -11 +23 -29
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 36 40 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.22% 1.89% 0.91%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.35% 9.03% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 26 18
Edinburgh median daily rate £340 £295 £204
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.25% +44.79% -28.51%
10th Percentile £194 £106 £114
90th Percentile £413 £544 £360
Scotland median daily rate £305 £295 £225
% change year-on-year +3.39% +31.11% -18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 1
Edinburgh median hourly rate £18.43 £13.50 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.52% +22.73% -4.35%
10th Percentile £15.04 £11.35 £10.50
90th Percentile £21.00 £15.25 £11.50
Scotland median hourly rate £21.00 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year +27.27% +13.79% +18.37%

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 490 443 522
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 16.67% 20.97% 16.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 294 265 256
Edinburgh median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% -3.23%
10th Percentile £243 £218 £228
90th Percentile £538 £475 £501
Scotland median daily rate £375 £350 £356
% change year-on-year +7.14% -1.75% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 8
Edinburgh median hourly rate £21.00 £13.50 £28.71
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +55.56% -52.98% +139.27%
10th Percentile £17.42 £11.35 £15.99
90th Percentile £29.40 £15.25 £40.38
Scotland median hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year - -16.00% +104.08%

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 21 November 2017.

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 21 November 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 26 (72.22%) Active Directory
1 26 (72.22%) Exchange Server 2010
2 22 (61.11%) Windows
3 16 (44.44%) Microsoft
4 15 (41.67%) Finance
4 15 (41.67%) Skype for Business
5 14 (38.89%) PowerShell
6 12 (33.33%) Skype
6 12 (33.33%) Windows Server
7 11 (30.56%) Migration
8 10 (27.78%) Office 365
9 9 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (25.00%) SCOM
9 9 (25.00%) ITIL
10 7 (19.44%) VMware
10 7 (19.44%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (16.67%) SCCM
11 6 (16.67%) Unified Communications
11 6 (16.67%) Windows 7
11 6 (16.67%) Service Delivery
11 6 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
12 5 (13.89%) Performance Analysis
13 4 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
13 4 (11.11%) ServiceNow
13 4 (11.11%) Mimecast
13 4 (11.11%) EMC VNX
13 4 (11.11%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 4 (11.11%) ITIL V3
13 4 (11.11%) Firewall
13 4 (11.11%) EMC

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 26 (72.22%) Exchange Server 2010
2 15 (41.67%) Skype for Business
3 3 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (5.56%) IBM Domino
4 2 (5.56%) IBM Notes
4 2 (5.56%) IIS
5 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (27.78%) Office 365
2 4 (11.11%) Mimecast
3 2 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (33.33%) Skype
2 6 (16.67%) Unified Communications
3 4 (11.11%) Firewall
3 4 (11.11%) SAN
4 2 (5.56%) DHCP
4 2 (5.56%) DNS
4 2 (5.56%) VPN
5 1 (2.78%) Internet
5 1 (2.78%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 15 (41.67%) Finance
2 1 (2.78%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (27.78%) Analyst
1 10 (27.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (16.67%) IT Analyst
2 6 (16.67%) IT Engineer
3 4 (11.11%) Consultant
3 4 (11.11%) Exchange Engineer
3 4 (11.11%) IT Support
4 3 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (8.33%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) IT Support Analyst
4 3 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (8.33%) Senior Systems Analyst
4 3 (8.33%) Support Analyst
4 3 (8.33%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Active Directory Consultant
5 2 (5.56%) Active Directory Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Office 365 Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Senior IT Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Unified Communications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) Blackberry
1 4 (11.11%) EMC VNX
2 2 (5.56%) Fat Client
2 2 (5.56%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.78%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.78%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.78%) Smartphone
3 1 (2.78%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.78%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 22 (61.11%) Windows
2 12 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 9 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (19.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (16.67%) Windows 7
6 2 (5.56%) Windows 10
7 1 (2.78%) Android
7 1 (2.78%) Linux
7 1 (2.78%) Mac OS
7 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.78%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (30.56%) Migration
2 9 (25.00%) ITIL
3 6 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 5 (13.89%) Performance Analysis
5 4 (11.11%) ITIL V3
6 3 (8.33%) Asset Management
7 2 (5.56%) Service Management
8 1 (2.78%) Analytics
8 1 (2.78%) Break/Fix
8 1 (2.78%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (2.78%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (2.78%) Knowledge Management
8 1 (2.78%) Network Architecture
8 1 (2.78%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (38.89%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (11.11%) MCSA
3 3 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (8.33%) MCSE
4 1 (2.78%) Degree
4 1 (2.78%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 26 (72.22%) Active Directory
2 4 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (8.33%) ISA Server
4 2 (5.56%) BitLocker
4 2 (5.56%) Hyper-V
4 2 (5.56%) Terminal Services
4 2 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (2.78%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 9 (25.00%) SCOM
2 6 (16.67%) SCCM
3 4 (11.11%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 3 (8.33%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (2.78%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 16 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 7 (19.44%) VMware
3 4 (11.11%) EMC
3 4 (11.11%) Lotus
3 4 (11.11%) ServiceNow
3 4 (11.11%) Symantec
4 2 (5.56%) Apple
4 2 (5.56%) Cisco
4 2 (5.56%) HP
5 1 (2.78%) IronPort