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 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server 2003
Rank 188 167 167
Rank change year-on-year
-21 0
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 14 54 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.24% 0.77% 0.49%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.45% 4.27% 2.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 35 17
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£275 £350 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +55.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £300 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £412 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £284 £314 £300
% change year-on-year
-9.56% +4.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 4
Average hourly rate £13.50 £12.75 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -7.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.69 £14.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+12.03% -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
966 1266 1094
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 16.73% 18.15% 17.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 712 902 793
Average daily rate £385 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £265 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £570 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 28 34
Average hourly rate £14.50 £12.75 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.72% -22.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £30.40 £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.15 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+10.78% -9.73%

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 27 November 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 27 November 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 29 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 26 (89.66%) Active Directory
3 24 (82.76%) Windows
4 13 (44.83%) VMware
5 12 (41.38%) Windows XP
6 10 (34.48%) Microsoft
6 10 (34.48%) MS Office
6 10 (34.48%) Windows 7
6 10 (34.48%) Exchange Server 2010
7 9 (31.03%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (27.59%) Exchange Server 2007
8 8 (27.59%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (27.59%) Blackberry
9 7 (24.14%) Citrix
10 5 (17.24%) ITIL
10 5 (17.24%) MS Excel
10 5 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
10 5 (17.24%) PowerShell
10 5 (17.24%) Finance
11 4 (13.79%) SCCM
11 4 (13.79%) IIS
11 4 (13.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 3 (10.34%) SharePoint
12 3 (10.34%) DHCP
12 3 (10.34%) VPN
12 3 (10.34%) DNS
12 3 (10.34%) Cisco
12 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
12 3 (10.34%) Telecoms
12 3 (10.34%) NetScaler

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

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 29 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 10 (34.48%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (27.59%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (13.79%) IIS
4 4 (13.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (10.34%) SharePoint
6 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2000
6 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 10 (34.48%) MS Office
2 5 (17.24%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.45%) MS Project
3 1 (3.45%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.45%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) LatentZero
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) Office 365
2 1 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.34%) DHCP
1 3 (10.34%) VPN
1 3 (10.34%) DNS
1 3 (10.34%) NetScaler
2 2 (6.90%) Firewall
2 2 (6.90%) WAN
2 2 (6.90%) LAN
2 2 (6.90%) Internet
2 2 (6.90%) SAN
3 1 (3.45%) Intranet
3 1 (3.45%) VoIP
3 1 (3.45%) Broadband
3 1 (3.45%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (3.45%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (3.45%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 5 (17.24%) Finance
2 3 (10.34%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.90%) Law
4 1 (3.45%) Front Office
4 1 (3.45%) Legal
4 1 (3.45%) Banking
4 1 (3.45%) Retail
4 1 (3.45%) Retail Banking
4 1 (3.45%) French Language
4 1 (3.45%) German Language
4 1 (3.45%) Italian Language
4 1 (3.45%) Japanese Language
4 1 (3.45%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 8 (27.59%) Desktop Support
2 6 (20.69%) Analyst
3 5 (17.24%) Support Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Support Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (10.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Exchange Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Desktop Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) 1st Line Support
5 2 (6.90%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) 1st Line Support Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Service Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Technical Support
6 1 (3.45%) Applications Support
6 1 (3.45%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (3.45%) IT Support
6 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Technician
6 1 (3.45%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 8 (27.59%) Blackberry
2 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.90%) Fat Client
3 2 (6.90%) Thin Client
4 1 (3.45%) iPad
4 1 (3.45%) Visualisation
4 1 (3.45%) Clustering
4 1 (3.45%) iPhone
4 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.45%) CESG
4 1 (3.45%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 24 (82.76%) Windows
2 12 (41.38%) Windows XP
3 10 (34.48%) Windows 7
4 9 (31.03%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (27.59%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (6.90%) Windows 2000
7 1 (3.45%) UNIX
7 1 (3.45%) Linux
7 1 (3.45%) Android
7 1 (3.45%) Windows Vista
7 1 (3.45%) Windows Phone
7 1 (3.45%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.24%) ITIL
2 2 (6.90%) Migration
3 1 (3.45%) Service Delivery
3 1 (3.45%) Investment Management
3 1 (3.45%) Data Protection
3 1 (3.45%) Business Continuity
3 1 (3.45%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.24%) PowerShell
2 2 (6.90%) SQL
2 2 (6.90%) VB
3 1 (3.45%) Shell Script
3 1 (3.45%) VBA
3 1 (3.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.45%) MCP
2 1 (3.45%) MCSE
2 1 (3.45%) CCNA
2 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 26 (89.66%) Active Directory
2 5 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.90%) Hyper-V
3 2 (6.90%) vSphere
3 2 (6.90%) Terminal Services
4 1 (3.45%) Terminal Server
4 1 (3.45%) XenApp
4 1 (3.45%) XenServer
4 1 (3.45%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 4 (13.79%) SCCM
2 2 (6.90%) SCOM
3 1 (3.45%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (3.45%) SCVMM
3 1 (3.45%) Backup Exec
3 1 (3.45%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 13 (44.83%) VMware
2 10 (34.48%) Microsoft
3 7 (24.14%) Citrix
4 3 (10.34%) Cisco
5 2 (6.90%) Fidessa
5 2 (6.90%) Sophos
5 2 (6.90%) Bloomberg
5 2 (6.90%) Symantec
6 1 (3.45%) McAfee
6 1 (3.45%) CA
6 1 (3.45%) Veritas
6 1 (3.45%) Sage
6 1 (3.45%) Avaya
6 1 (3.45%) Juniper
6 1 (3.45%) Reuters
6 1 (3.45%) HP
6 1 (3.45%) Adobe
6 1 (3.45%) Lumension
6 1 (3.45%) Draytek
6 1 (3.45%) AppSense
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