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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server 2003
Rank 115 107 106
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -1
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 15 15 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.51% 0.60% 1.11%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.22% 4.21% 8.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 10
Average daily rate £198 £270 £230
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.85% +17.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £191 £270 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £312 £326
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £248
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +10.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £21.50 - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-26.19% +5.00%
Application Platforms Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
466 356 387
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 15.93% 14.35% 12.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 237 161 175
Average daily rate £350 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 29 16
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -24.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.10 £15.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.90 £33.95 £45.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -2.56%
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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bracknell +2 8 £195 - 2
Reading -8 6 £200 - 2
Slough - - - - 2
Thatcham - - - -
Newbury - - - - 2
Exchange Server 2003
South East

Exchange Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 22 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 19 (86.36%) Windows
3 16 (72.73%) Active Directory
4 12 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (54.55%) Exchange Server 2010
5 11 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 9 (40.91%) Citrix
6 9 (40.91%) VMware
7 8 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2007
8 7 (31.82%) SC Cleared
8 7 (31.82%) Security Cleared
9 6 (27.27%) Blackberry
9 6 (27.27%) Clustering
9 6 (27.27%) Windows XP
10 5 (22.73%) MS Office
10 5 (22.73%) ITIL
10 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
10 5 (22.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 5 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
10 5 (22.73%) Exchange Server 2013
11 4 (18.18%) Incident Management
11 4 (18.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 4 (18.18%) Fat Client
11 4 (18.18%) Hyper-V
11 4 (18.18%) NetBackup
11 4 (18.18%) Migration
11 4 (18.18%) IIS
11 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (18.18%) Thin Client

Exchange Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 22 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 12 (54.55%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (22.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 5 (22.73%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (18.18%) IIS
6 3 (13.64%) Live Communications Server
7 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2000
7 2 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (22.73%) MS Office
1 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.55%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) IP Telephony
1 2 (9.09%) DHCP
1 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
1 2 (9.09%) VPN
1 2 (9.09%) DNS
1 2 (9.09%) SAN
2 1 (4.55%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Automotive
2 1 (4.55%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Support Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) Messaging Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Architect
4 3 (13.64%) Server Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Windows Server Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) IT Support
5 2 (9.09%) Messaging Support Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Wintel Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Support Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Desktop Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Desktop Support
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Desktop Support Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Desktop Support
5 2 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (9.09%) Technical Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Support Technician
5 2 (9.09%) Desktop Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Blackberry
1 6 (27.27%) Clustering
2 4 (18.18%) Fat Client
2 4 (18.18%) Thin Client
3 3 (13.64%) Replication
4 2 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (9.09%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 19 (86.36%) Windows
2 12 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (27.27%) Windows XP
5 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (13.64%) Windows 7
6 2 (9.09%) Windows 2000
7 1 (4.55%) Linux
7 1 (4.55%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) ITIL
2 4 (18.18%) Incident Management
2 4 (18.18%) Migration
3 3 (13.64%) High Availability
4 2 (9.09%) Network Architecture
4 2 (9.09%) Change Control
4 2 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (4.55%) Data Security
5 1 (4.55%) Change Management
5 1 (4.55%) Configuration Management
5 1 (4.55%) Release Management
5 1 (4.55%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) PowerShell
2 2 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (31.82%) SC Cleared
1 7 (31.82%) Security Cleared
2 4 (18.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (13.64%) MCP
3 3 (13.64%) MCSE
4 1 (4.55%) CCNA
4 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (4.55%) MCSD
4 1 (4.55%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) ISO 9001
2 1 (4.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (4.55%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (72.73%) Active Directory
2 5 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (18.18%) Hyper-V
4 2 (9.09%) vSphere
4 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (9.09%) XenApp
4 2 (9.09%) VMware ESX
4 2 (9.09%) Terminal Services
5 1 (4.55%) ISA Server
5 1 (4.55%) KVM
Systems Management
1 4 (18.18%) NetBackup
2 3 (13.64%) ARCserve
2 3 (13.64%) SCCM
3 2 (9.09%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (9.09%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 11 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (40.91%) Citrix
2 9 (40.91%) VMware
3 2 (9.09%) Cisco
3 2 (9.09%) Symantec
3 2 (9.09%) NetApp
3 2 (9.09%) Veritas
3 2 (9.09%) Apple
4 1 (4.55%) McAfee
4 1 (4.55%) Websense
4 1 (4.55%) ServiceNow
4 1 (4.55%) F5
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