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 December 2014 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server 2003
Rank 113 125 100
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -25
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 14 9 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.53% 0.34% 0.57%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.51% 1.77% 4.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 8
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£325 £366 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.26% -13.82%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £305
% change year-on-year
- -1.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £13.00 £19.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -34.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £14.25 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+22.80% -20.83%
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
399 509 317
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 15.09% 19.44% 12.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 279 126
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £255 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 20 23
Average hourly rate £18.00 £25.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.00% +16.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £113.50 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.75 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -7.89%

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 December 2014.

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 December 2014. 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 - 9 £290 -
Newbury - 1 £350 -
Reading - - - - 1
Slough - - - -
Exchange Server 2003
South East

Exchange Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 28 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 24 (85.71%) Microsoft
3 23 (82.14%) Exchange Server 2010
4 18 (64.29%) Windows
5 17 (60.71%) Active Directory
6 15 (53.57%) MS Excel
7 13 (46.43%) Blackberry
8 12 (42.86%) Security Cleared
9 11 (39.29%) Migration
10 9 (32.14%) Windows XP
10 9 (32.14%) DV Cleared
11 8 (28.57%) VMware
11 8 (28.57%) Clustering
11 8 (28.57%) High Availability
12 7 (25.00%) SAN
12 7 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
12 7 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 7 (25.00%) Live Communications Server
12 7 (25.00%) Windows 7
12 7 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
13 6 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
13 6 (21.43%) Incident Management
13 6 (21.43%) Time Management
13 6 (21.43%) SC Cleared
13 6 (21.43%) PowerShell
13 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
13 6 (21.43%) vSphere
14 5 (17.86%) VB
14 5 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2007
14 5 (17.86%) Lync

Exchange Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 28 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 23 (82.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 7 (25.00%) Live Communications Server
4 5 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (17.86%) Lync
5 3 (10.71%) Exchange Server 5.5
6 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (53.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.00%) SAN
2 4 (14.29%) DHCP
2 4 (14.29%) DNS
3 2 (7.14%) Internet
4 1 (3.57%) Firewall
4 1 (3.57%) IMAP
4 1 (3.57%) POP3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
1 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.71%) SQL Server 7
2 3 (10.71%) SQL Server 2000
2 3 (10.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.57%) Amazon RDS
General
1 2 (7.14%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.57%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (25.00%) Support Engineer
1 7 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 7 (25.00%) Messaging Engineer
2 6 (21.43%) Messaging Support Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (10.71%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Exchange Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Messaging Specialist
5 2 (7.14%) Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Support Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Administrator
6 1 (3.57%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Exchange Administrator
6 1 (3.57%) Exchange Specialist
6 1 (3.57%) Exchange Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.71%) X-Windows
2 1 (3.57%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 13 (46.43%) Blackberry
2 8 (28.57%) Clustering
3 7 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 18 (64.29%) Windows
2 9 (32.14%) Windows XP
3 7 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (10.71%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (3.57%) Windows 8
6 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (39.29%) Migration
2 8 (28.57%) High Availability
3 6 (21.43%) Incident Management
3 6 (21.43%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (21.43%) PowerShell
2 5 (17.86%) VB
3 3 (10.71%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 9 (32.14%) DV Cleared
3 6 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (21.43%) SC Cleared
4 2 (7.14%) MCP
5 1 (3.57%) MCSE
5 1 (3.57%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 17 (60.71%) Active Directory
2 6 (21.43%) vSphere
3 4 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (10.71%) DFS Replication
4 3 (10.71%) Terminal Services
5 1 (3.57%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) NetBackup
1 3 (10.71%) WSUS
2 1 (3.57%) SCCM
Vendors
1 24 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 8 (28.57%) VMware
3 4 (14.29%) Dell
4 3 (10.71%) EMC
4 3 (10.71%) CA
4 3 (10.71%) Symantec
4 3 (10.71%) IBM
5 1 (3.57%) Cisco
5 1 (3.57%) HP
5 1 (3.57%) Citrix