The table below looks at the statistics for Exchange Server 2003 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire 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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server 2003
Rank 119 100 94
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -6
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 4 17 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.16% 0.67% 1.18%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.20% 3.94% 7.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 11 11
Average daily rate
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£263 £338 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +22.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £193 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £281 £260 £295
% change year-on-year
+8.17% -11.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £14.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.25 £15.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+17.74% -20.51%
Exchange Server 2003
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Application Platforms Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
332 431 391
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 13.09% 17.03% 15.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 230 166
Average daily rate £400 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £190 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 20 28
Average hourly rate £33.50 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+103.03% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.90 £9.70 £14.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £21.70 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £17.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+17.01% -9.21%

Exchange Server 2003
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

Exchange Server 2003 Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Exchange Server 2003
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Exchange Server 2003 Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Exchange Server 2003
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Exchange Server 2003 Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Exchange Server 2003
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Exchange Server 2003 Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Exchange Server 2003
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bracknell 0 1 £488 -
Slough - 1 £150 -
Exchange Server 2003
South East

Exchange Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 20 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 16 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 16 (80.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (75.00%) Active Directory
4 11 (55.00%) Windows
5 8 (40.00%) Migration
6 7 (35.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 7 (35.00%) PowerShell
6 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (35.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (30.00%) VB
7 6 (30.00%) Lync
8 5 (25.00%) VMware
9 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
9 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
9 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 3 (15.00%) Office 365
10 3 (15.00%) Mimecast
10 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (15.00%) Blackberry
10 3 (15.00%) Windows XP
10 3 (15.00%) MS Office
10 3 (15.00%) MCSE
10 3 (15.00%) Clustering
11 2 (10.00%) Live Communications Server
11 2 (10.00%) SCCM
11 2 (10.00%) SCOM
11 2 (10.00%) MCSA
11 2 (10.00%) MCP

Exchange Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 20 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 16 (80.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (35.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (30.00%) Lync
5 2 (10.00%) Live Communications Server
5 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
5 2 (10.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (5.00%) IIS
6 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (15.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) Office 365
1 3 (15.00%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) LAN
1 2 (10.00%) WAN
2 1 (5.00%) MPLS
2 1 (5.00%) SAN
2 1 (5.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Exchange Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (10.00%) Messaging Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Messaging Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Support Technician
5 1 (5.00%) Applications Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) IT Support
5 1 (5.00%) IT Technician
5 1 (5.00%) Messaging Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Migration Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) IT Support Technician
5 1 (5.00%) Server Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Blackberry
1 3 (15.00%) Clustering
2 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (55.00%) Windows
2 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (15.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (5.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Migration
2 2 (10.00%) High Availability
3 1 (5.00%) Change Control
3 1 (5.00%) ITIL
3 1 (5.00%) Performance Management
3 1 (5.00%) Release Management
3 1 (5.00%) Network Load Balancing
3 1 (5.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (5.00%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) PowerShell
2 6 (30.00%) VB
3 2 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (35.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (15.00%) MCSE
4 2 (10.00%) MCSA
4 2 (10.00%) MCP
4 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (10.00%) DV Cleared
5 1 (5.00%) MCSD
5 1 (5.00%) Degree
5 1 (5.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 15 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.00%) Terminal Services
3 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.00%) XenApp
3 1 (5.00%) vSphere
3 1 (5.00%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (5.00%) UAG
3 1 (5.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) SCCM
1 2 (10.00%) SCOM
2 1 (5.00%) SCDPM
2 1 (5.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (5.00%) SCSM
2 1 (5.00%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 16 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (25.00%) VMware
3 2 (10.00%) Dell
3 2 (10.00%) Citrix
4 1 (5.00%) HP
4 1 (5.00%) Remedy
4 1 (5.00%) Cisco
4 1 (5.00%) WatchGuard