The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Berkshire region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server 2003
Rank 109 95 106
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +11
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 11 28 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.44% 1.15% 1.11%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.49% 6.54% 8.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 15 9
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£369 £375 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% +42.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £148 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £278 £306 £275
% change year-on-year
-9.38% +11.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 5
Average hourly rate £15.50 - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £18.11 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-25.46% -9.43%
Application Platforms Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
442 428 437
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 17.57% 17.64% 13.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 202 204
Average daily rate £350 £400 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £488 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 22 22
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% -26.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.45 £9.54 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.70 £27.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-15.38% -2.50%
Exchange Server 2003
South East

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 24 July 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 24 July 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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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
Reading +8 7 £413 -2.94% 4
Bracknell +5 2 - - 1
Slough - - - - 1
Exchange Server 2003
South East

Exchange Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 26 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 23 (88.46%) Windows
3 20 (76.92%) Active Directory
4 16 (61.54%) Microsoft
5 15 (57.69%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (46.15%) Exchange Server 2010
7 10 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (38.46%) VMware
8 9 (34.62%) Citrix
8 9 (34.62%) Exchange Server 2013
8 9 (34.62%) Exchange Server 2007
9 8 (30.77%) Windows 7
9 8 (30.77%) Cisco
10 7 (26.92%) MS Office
10 7 (26.92%) Windows XP
10 7 (26.92%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (23.08%) SCCM
11 6 (23.08%) SQL Server 2005
11 6 (23.08%) SQL Server
11 6 (23.08%) MCP
11 6 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
12 5 (19.23%) DNS
12 5 (19.23%) DHCP
12 5 (19.23%) ITIL
12 5 (19.23%) MS Excel
12 5 (19.23%) Migration
12 5 (19.23%) Blackberry
12 5 (19.23%) Microsoft App-V
12 5 (19.23%) NetBackup
12 5 (19.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

Exchange Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 26 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 12 (46.15%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (34.62%) Exchange Server 2013
3 9 (34.62%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (15.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (11.54%) SharePoint
5 3 (11.54%) IIS
5 3 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2000
6 1 (3.85%) Live Communications Server
Applications
1 7 (26.92%) MS Office
2 5 (19.23%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (19.23%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (11.54%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (19.23%) DNS
1 5 (19.23%) DHCP
2 4 (15.38%) TCP/IP
3 3 (11.54%) Firewall
4 2 (7.69%) IP Telephony
4 2 (7.69%) VPN
5 1 (3.85%) SAN
5 1 (3.85%) POP3
5 1 (3.85%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (23.08%) SQL Server 2005
1 6 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 5 (19.23%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
1 2 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Financial Institution
2 1 (3.85%) Back Office
2 1 (3.85%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 9 (34.62%) Support Engineer
2 5 (19.23%) Architect
3 3 (11.54%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (11.54%) Technical Architect
3 3 (11.54%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) IT Support
3 3 (11.54%) Wintel Architect
4 2 (7.69%) Network Infrastructure Consultant
4 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 2 (7.69%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) IT Support Technician
4 2 (7.69%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Senior Desktop Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Senior Desktop Support
4 2 (7.69%) Senior Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Windows Server Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Server Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Network Support
4 2 (7.69%) Senior Support Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Blackberry
2 4 (15.38%) Clustering
3 3 (11.54%) Thin Client
3 3 (11.54%) Fat Client
4 2 (7.69%) Digital Media
4 2 (7.69%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (3.85%) Replication
5 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 23 (88.46%) Windows
2 15 (57.69%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (30.77%) Windows 7
5 7 (26.92%) Windows XP
5 7 (26.92%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (19.23%) Windows 8
7 2 (7.69%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (19.23%) ITIL
1 5 (19.23%) Migration
2 4 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (11.54%) Incident Management
3 3 (11.54%) Change Control
4 2 (7.69%) Network Architecture
5 1 (3.85%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.85%) Requirements Management
5 1 (3.85%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 4 (15.38%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (23.08%) MCP
1 6 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (19.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 5 (19.23%) Security Cleared
3 4 (15.38%) SC Cleared
3 4 (15.38%) MCSE
4 2 (7.69%) MCITP
5 1 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (3.85%) CCNA
5 1 (3.85%) MCSD
5 1 (3.85%) MCSA
5 1 (3.85%) MCDST
5 1 (3.85%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) PCI DSS
2 2 (7.69%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 20 (76.92%) Active Directory
2 5 (19.23%) Microsoft App-V
2 5 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (19.23%) XenApp
3 4 (15.38%) Hyper-V
4 3 (11.54%) VMware ESX
4 3 (11.54%) Terminal Services
4 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (7.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (23.08%) SCCM
2 5 (19.23%) NetBackup
3 4 (15.38%) Backup Exec
4 3 (11.54%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (11.54%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 16 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 10 (38.46%) VMware
3 9 (34.62%) Citrix
4 8 (30.77%) Cisco
5 4 (15.38%) Symantec
6 2 (7.69%) Apple
7 1 (3.85%) Veritas
7 1 (3.85%) HP
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