The table below looks at the statistics for Exchange Server 2003 skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London 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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server 2003
Rank 183 179 161
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -18
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 13 29 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.26% 0.49% 0.55%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.47% 2.85% 3.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 15 9
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£300 £350 £115
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +204.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £200 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £500 £407
UK excluding London average daily rate £324 £263 £280
% change year-on-year
+23.33% -6.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 10
Average hourly rate £17.75 £13.88 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.92% -2.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.35 £12.58 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.15 £17.59 £175.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £14.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -22.22%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Application Platforms Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
885 1017 981
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 17.43% 17.20% 17.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 654 708 681
Average daily rate £413 £411 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.30% +2.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £625 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 19 40
Average hourly rate £18.70 £17.00 £16.05
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £24.70 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.68
% change year-on-year
- -6.31%

Exchange Server 2003
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Exchange Server 2003 Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Exchange Server 2003
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Exchange Server 2003 Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Exchange Server 2003
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 across the City of London region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Exchange Server 2003 Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Exchange Server 2003
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Exchange Server 2003 Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Exchange Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 29 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 22 (75.86%) Windows
3 21 (72.41%) Active Directory
4 14 (48.28%) VMware
4 14 (48.28%) Exchange Server 2010
5 13 (44.83%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (44.83%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (34.48%) Microsoft
7 9 (31.03%) Windows XP
7 9 (31.03%) Exchange Server 2007
8 6 (20.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 6 (20.69%) ITIL
8 6 (20.69%) Citrix
8 6 (20.69%) Windows 7
8 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (17.24%) PowerShell
9 5 (17.24%) Banking
9 5 (17.24%) IIS
9 5 (17.24%) MS Office
9 5 (17.24%) Blackberry
10 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (13.79%) Finance
10 4 (13.79%) MS Excel
10 4 (13.79%) SharePoint
10 4 (13.79%) SQL
10 4 (13.79%) Clustering
10 4 (13.79%) SCCM
11 3 (10.34%) NetScaler
11 3 (10.34%) DNS

Exchange Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 29 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 14 (48.28%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (31.03%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (20.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 5 (17.24%) IIS
6 4 (13.79%) SharePoint
7 1 (3.45%) Lync
7 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (17.24%) MS Office
2 4 (13.79%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.45%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.45%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) Office 365
2 1 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.34%) NetScaler
1 3 (10.34%) DNS
1 3 (10.34%) LAN
1 3 (10.34%) DHCP
1 3 (10.34%) SAN
2 2 (6.90%) WAN
3 1 (3.45%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (3.45%) VPN
3 1 (3.45%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (17.24%) Banking
2 4 (13.79%) Finance
3 3 (10.34%) Telecoms
4 2 (6.90%) Law
5 1 (3.45%) Italian Language
5 1 (3.45%) Retail Banking
5 1 (3.45%) Retail
5 1 (3.45%) Back Office
5 1 (3.45%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (24.14%) Analyst
2 5 (17.24%) Exchange Engineer
2 5 (17.24%) Desktop Support
3 4 (13.79%) Support Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Messaging Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Messaging Support Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Support Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) FIX Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Messaging Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Incident Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Applications Support Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Support Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) IT Support Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Technical Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Desktop Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Blackberry
2 4 (13.79%) Clustering
3 2 (6.90%) Thin Client
3 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.90%) Fat Client
4 1 (3.45%) CESG
4 1 (3.45%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (3.45%) PDA
4 1 (3.45%) Visualisation
4 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 22 (75.86%) Windows
2 13 (44.83%) Windows Server 2008
2 13 (44.83%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (31.03%) Windows XP
4 6 (20.69%) Windows 7
4 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.45%) Linux
5 1 (3.45%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.69%) ITIL
2 3 (10.34%) Migration
3 2 (6.90%) Process Management
3 2 (6.90%) Data Protection
4 1 (3.45%) Information Management
4 1 (3.45%) Service Management
4 1 (3.45%) Service Delivery
4 1 (3.45%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.24%) PowerShell
2 4 (13.79%) SQL
3 2 (6.90%) VB
4 1 (3.45%) VBScript
4 1 (3.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (6.90%) CCNA
2 2 (6.90%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (6.90%) MCSE
3 1 (3.45%) MCTS
3 1 (3.45%) MCITP
3 1 (3.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) MCP
3 1 (3.45%) CCA
3 1 (3.45%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (3.45%) CCEA
3 1 (3.45%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 21 (72.41%) Active Directory
2 5 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.90%) Terminal Services
3 2 (6.90%) Hyper-V
3 2 (6.90%) XenApp
3 2 (6.90%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (6.90%) VMware ESX
4 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (3.45%) XenServer
4 1 (3.45%) XenDesktop
4 1 (3.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (13.79%) SCCM
2 2 (6.90%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 2 (6.90%) SCOM
3 1 (3.45%) SCVMM
3 1 (3.45%) SCDPM
3 1 (3.45%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 14 (48.28%) VMware
2 10 (34.48%) Microsoft
3 6 (20.69%) Citrix
4 3 (10.34%) Cisco
4 3 (10.34%) Symantec
5 2 (6.90%) IronPort
6 1 (3.45%) SonicWALL
6 1 (3.45%) AppSense
6 1 (3.45%) Blue Coat
6 1 (3.45%) Lumension
6 1 (3.45%) MobileIron
6 1 (3.45%) HP
6 1 (3.45%) EMC
6 1 (3.45%) NetApp
6 1 (3.45%) Juniper
6 1 (3.45%) McAfee
6 1 (3.45%) Sophos
6 1 (3.45%) Websense
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