The table below looks at the statistics for Exchange Server 2003 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Exchange Server 2003 over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server 2003
Rank 39 48 31
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -17
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 1 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.27% 0.42% 1.50%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.00% 3.17% 11.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 3
Average daily rate
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£230 £275 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.36% -5.17%
UK excluding London average daily rate £231 £300 £280
% change year-on-year
-23.16% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.25 £13.75 £17.23
% change year-on-year
+76.36% -20.17%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Application Platforms Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
50 63 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 13.33% 13.32% 13.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 52 19
Average daily rate £300 £400 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +45.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £278 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £479 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 £11.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+286.36% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -7.89%

Exchange Server 2003
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

Exchange Server 2003 Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Exchange Server 2003
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 across the Bedfordshire region.

Exchange Server 2003 Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Exchange Server 2003
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 across the Bedfordshire region.

Exchange Server 2003 Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Exchange Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Exchange Server 2003 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Exchange Server 2003.

1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (66.67%) Lotus Domino
4 3 (50.00%) Migration
5 2 (33.33%) vSphere
5 2 (33.33%) DHCP
5 2 (33.33%) VPN
5 2 (33.33%) DNS
5 2 (33.33%) Cisco
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 2 (33.33%) CommVault
6 1 (16.67%) Backup Exec
6 1 (16.67%) WSUS
6 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
6 1 (16.67%) Thin Client
6 1 (16.67%) Terminal Services
6 1 (16.67%) HP
6 1 (16.67%) SAN
6 1 (16.67%) Fat Client
6 1 (16.67%) SCCM
6 1 (16.67%) SCOM
6 1 (16.67%) SLA
6 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
6 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
6 1 (16.67%) Symantec

Exchange Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Exchange Server 2003 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Exchange Server 2003. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (66.67%) Lotus Domino
3 1 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) DHCP
1 2 (33.33%) VPN
1 2 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (16.67%) SAN
2 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Server Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Server Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Thin Client
1 1 (16.67%) Blackberry
1 1 (16.67%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) vSphere
3 1 (16.67%) Terminal Services
3 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Backup Exec
1 1 (16.67%) WSUS
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
1 1 (16.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) CommVault
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) Symantec
2 1 (16.67%) Sophos
2 1 (16.67%) Wyse
2 1 (16.67%) VMware