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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server 2003
Rank 110 109 99
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -10
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 2 17 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.081% 0.70% 1.09%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.66% 3.77% 6.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 10 11
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£150 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-62.50% +6.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £248 £301 £308
% change year-on-year
-17.84% -2.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £14.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £14.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+58.62% +7.40%
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
302 451 403
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 12.31% 18.48% 16.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 232 179
Average daily rate £401 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.42% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £210 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 16 17
Average hourly rate £14.38 £15.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.16% -21.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £9.50 £9.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.98 £19.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £16.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -15.38%

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
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 3 July 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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Rank Change
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Exchange Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 18 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 15 (83.33%) Microsoft
3 14 (77.78%) Exchange Server 2010
4 13 (72.22%) Active Directory
5 11 (61.11%) Windows
6 7 (38.89%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (38.89%) Exchange Server 2007
6 7 (38.89%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (33.33%) Migration
7 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (27.78%) VMware
8 5 (27.78%) PowerShell
8 5 (27.78%) Lync
9 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
9 4 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
9 4 (22.22%) VB
9 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
10 3 (16.67%) Windows XP
10 3 (16.67%) MS Office
10 3 (16.67%) MCSE
10 3 (16.67%) Blackberry
10 3 (16.67%) Clustering
10 3 (16.67%) Office 365
10 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
11 2 (11.11%) DV Cleared
11 2 (11.11%) High Availability
11 2 (11.11%) Mimecast
11 2 (11.11%) Live Communications Server

Exchange Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 18 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 14 (77.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (38.89%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (27.78%) Lync
5 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
5 2 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (11.11%) Live Communications Server
5 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2000
6 1 (5.56%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 3 (16.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) Office 365
2 2 (11.11%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) LAN
1 2 (11.11%) WAN
2 1 (5.56%) DNS
2 1 (5.56%) SAN
2 1 (5.56%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Exchange Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Support Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (11.11%) Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Messaging Support Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Messaging Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Messaging Architect
5 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) IT Support
5 1 (5.56%) IT Technician
5 1 (5.56%) Applications Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Migration Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) IT Support Technician
5 1 (5.56%) Server Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Support Technician
5 1 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Clustering
1 3 (16.67%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.56%) Replication
2 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 11 (61.11%) Windows
2 7 (38.89%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (38.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (16.67%) Windows XP
3 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.56%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Migration
2 2 (11.11%) High Availability
3 1 (5.56%) Change Control
3 1 (5.56%) ITIL
3 1 (5.56%) Change Management
3 1 (5.56%) Incident Management
3 1 (5.56%) Network Load Balancing
3 1 (5.56%) Release Management
3 1 (5.56%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) PowerShell
2 4 (22.22%) VB
3 2 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
3 3 (16.67%) MCSE
4 2 (11.11%) MCSA
4 2 (11.11%) MCP
4 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
4 2 (11.11%) DV Cleared
5 1 (5.56%) MCITP
5 1 (5.56%) Degree
5 1 (5.56%) MCSD
System Software
1 13 (72.22%) Active Directory
2 4 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.56%) XenApp
3 1 (5.56%) vSphere
3 1 (5.56%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (5.56%) UAG
3 1 (5.56%) Terminal Services
3 1 (5.56%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) SCCM
1 2 (11.11%) SCOM
2 1 (5.56%) SCVMM
2 1 (5.56%) SCDPM
2 1 (5.56%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (5.56%) SCSM
Vendors
1 15 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (27.78%) VMware
3 2 (11.11%) Dell
3 2 (11.11%) Citrix
4 1 (5.56%) Remedy
4 1 (5.56%) HP
4 1 (5.56%) WatchGuard
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco