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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server 2003
Rank 179 190 184
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -6
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 19 39 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.33% 0.54% 0.57%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.00% 3.19% 3.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 28 27
Average daily rate
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£248 £345 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.26% +25.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £300 £164
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £406 £481
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £288 £300
% change year-on-year
-4.34% -4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 5
Average hourly rate £11.50 £12.50 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.00% +8.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.75 £14.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.17% -17.14%
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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
951 1221 1259
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 16.35% 16.91% 16.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 679 844 894
Average daily rate £398 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.47% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £257 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £345 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.34% +2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 35 48
Average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £16.80 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £86.60 £48.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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 1 October 2014.

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 1 October 2014, 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 42 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 36 (85.71%) Windows
3 27 (64.29%) Active Directory
4 22 (52.38%) Exchange Server 2010
5 21 (50.00%) VMware
6 17 (40.48%) Microsoft
7 15 (35.71%) Exchange Server 2007
8 13 (30.95%) Windows XP
8 13 (30.95%) MS Office
8 13 (30.95%) Windows Server 2008
9 12 (28.57%) Windows 7
9 12 (28.57%) SQL Server
9 12 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
10 11 (26.19%) WAN
10 11 (26.19%) Cisco
11 9 (21.43%) SQL
11 9 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
11 9 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
12 8 (19.05%) Citrix
12 8 (19.05%) MS Excel
13 7 (16.67%) MCSE
13 7 (16.67%) SAN
13 7 (16.67%) Blackberry
13 7 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
14 6 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
14 6 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
14 6 (14.29%) Hyper-V
14 6 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
14 6 (14.29%) LAN
14 6 (14.29%) Clustering

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

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 42 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 22 (52.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (35.71%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (9.52%) IIS
6 2 (4.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (4.76%) SharePoint
6 2 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2000
7 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 5.5
7 1 (2.38%) Lotus Domino
7 1 (2.38%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (2.38%) Lync
Applications
1 13 (30.95%) MS Office
2 8 (19.05%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.38%) Adobe Captivate
3 1 (2.38%) MS Project
3 1 (2.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) LatentZero
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) Office 365
1 1 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (26.19%) WAN
2 7 (16.67%) SAN
3 6 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (14.29%) LAN
4 4 (9.52%) Internet
4 4 (9.52%) DHCP
4 4 (9.52%) VPN
4 4 (9.52%) DNS
5 3 (7.14%) Wireless
5 3 (7.14%) VoIP
5 3 (7.14%) Intranet
6 2 (4.76%) NetScaler
6 2 (4.76%) Firewall
7 1 (2.38%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (2.38%) TCP/IP
7 1 (2.38%) Broadband
7 1 (2.38%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 6 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (11.90%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 4 (9.52%) Finance
2 3 (7.14%) Legal
3 2 (4.76%) Retail
3 2 (4.76%) French Language
3 2 (4.76%) Spanish Language
3 2 (4.76%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.38%) Advertising
4 1 (2.38%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.38%) Front Office
4 1 (2.38%) Law
4 1 (2.38%) German Language
4 1 (2.38%) Italian Language
4 1 (2.38%) Japanese Language
4 1 (2.38%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.38%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (21.43%) Desktop Support
1 9 (21.43%) Analyst
2 7 (16.67%) Support Analyst
3 5 (11.90%) Senior Network Engineer
3 5 (11.90%) Support Engineer
3 5 (11.90%) Network Engineer
4 4 (9.52%) Exchange Engineer
4 4 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (4.76%) 1st Line Support Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) IT Support
5 2 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Technical Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Desktop Analyst
5 2 (4.76%) Exchange Specialist
5 2 (4.76%) Service Analyst
5 2 (4.76%) 1st Line Support
5 2 (4.76%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (4.76%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 1 (2.38%) Applications Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (16.67%) Blackberry
3 6 (14.29%) Clustering
4 5 (11.90%) EqualLogic
5 2 (4.76%) iPhone
6 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.38%) CESG
6 1 (2.38%) CESG CLAS
6 1 (2.38%) iPad
6 1 (2.38%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 36 (85.71%) Windows
2 13 (30.95%) Windows XP
2 13 (30.95%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (28.57%) Windows 7
3 12 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (4.76%) Linux
4 2 (4.76%) UNIX
4 2 (4.76%) Windows Vista
5 1 (2.38%) HPUX
5 1 (2.38%) Solaris
5 1 (2.38%) Windows 2000
5 1 (2.38%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.38%) Windows Phone
5 1 (2.38%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (2.38%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (9.52%) ITIL
1 4 (9.52%) Migration
2 3 (7.14%) Service Delivery
3 2 (4.76%) Change Management
3 2 (4.76%) Service Management
3 2 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (4.76%) Business Continuity
4 1 (2.38%) Investment Management
4 1 (2.38%) Time Management
4 1 (2.38%) Data Protection
4 1 (2.38%) Information Management
4 1 (2.38%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (21.43%) SQL
2 3 (7.14%) PowerShell
3 2 (4.76%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.38%) Perl
4 1 (2.38%) VBScript
4 1 (2.38%) VB
4 1 (2.38%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (16.67%) MCSE
3 5 (11.90%) MCITP
4 3 (7.14%) Security Cleared
5 2 (4.76%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.38%) MCP
6 1 (2.38%) CCNA
6 1 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.38%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 27 (64.29%) Active Directory
2 7 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (14.29%) Hyper-V
4 4 (9.52%) vSphere
5 3 (7.14%) VMware ESX
6 1 (2.38%) Samba
6 1 (2.38%) VMware Server
6 1 (2.38%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 2 (4.76%) SCCM
2 1 (2.38%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.38%) SCOM
2 1 (2.38%) SCVMM
2 1 (2.38%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (2.38%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 21 (50.00%) VMware
2 17 (40.48%) Microsoft
3 11 (26.19%) Cisco
4 8 (19.05%) Citrix
5 5 (11.90%) SonicWALL
5 5 (11.90%) Dell
6 3 (7.14%) Mitel
6 3 (7.14%) HP
7 2 (4.76%) Fidessa
7 2 (4.76%) Bloomberg
7 2 (4.76%) Symantec
7 2 (4.76%) Sophos
8 1 (2.38%) Draytek
8 1 (2.38%) Adobe
8 1 (2.38%) Sun
8 1 (2.38%) McAfee
8 1 (2.38%) Reuters
8 1 (2.38%) Compaq
8 1 (2.38%) EMC
8 1 (2.38%) Intel
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