The first table below looks at the demand for Exchange Server 2003 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire 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 17 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 Cheshire 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server 2003
Rank 70 53 54
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +1
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 5 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.60% 1.22% 0.29%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.03% 6.16% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 1
Average daily rate £250 £363 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.03% +45.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £245
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +12.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £13.50 £19.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.76% +11.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-26.19% +5.00%
Application Platforms Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
124 146 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 14.76% 19.78% 17.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 52 64
Average daily rate £375 £330 £362
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -8.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £135 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £445 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 14 3
Average hourly rate £26.50 £15.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+70.96% +10.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
Exchange Server 2003
North West

Exchange Server 2003
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Exchange Server 2003 Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Exchange Server 2003
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Exchange Server 2003 Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Exchange Server 2003
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Exchange Server 2003 Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Exchange Server 2003
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

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 Cheshire region over the 3 months to 17 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
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Job
Vacancies
Chester -16 1 - -
Northwich - 1 - - 1
Warrington - - - - 1
Exchange Server 2003
North West

Exchange Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (87.50%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (62.50%) VMware
4 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (50.00%) SharePoint
5 4 (50.00%) IIS
6 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
6 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
6 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (37.50%) Cyber-Ark
7 2 (25.00%) MCITP
7 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
7 2 (25.00%) MCP
7 2 (25.00%) Windows XP
7 2 (25.00%) MS Office
7 2 (25.00%) MCSA
7 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (12.50%) SAN
8 1 (12.50%) HP
8 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
8 1 (12.50%) VMware ESX
8 1 (12.50%) Clustering
8 1 (12.50%) NetBackup
8 1 (12.50%) Tomcat

Exchange Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 8 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 7 (87.50%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (50.00%) SharePoint
4 4 (50.00%) IIS
5 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
5 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (12.50%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) DHCP
1 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
1 1 (12.50%) DNS
1 1 (12.50%) SAN
1 1 (12.50%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Support Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 2 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 2 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Server Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Technical Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Replication
1 1 (12.50%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (25.00%) Windows XP
5 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
6 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
1 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) MCP
1 2 (25.00%) MCSA
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (25.00%) MCITP
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 8 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (62.50%) VMware
3 3 (37.50%) Cyber-Ark
4 1 (12.50%) HP
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