The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 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 City of London 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server 2003
Rank 178 169 183
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +14
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 17 50 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.29% 0.71% 0.53%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.77% 4.28% 3.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 36 24
Average daily rate
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£248 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.28% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £109 £269 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £465 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £300 £290
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 4
Average hourly rate £11.50 £12.00 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.16% +4.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £17.23 £20.25
% change year-on-year
-21.62% -14.93%
Application Platforms Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
959 1168 1338
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 16.63% 16.49% 17.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 653 792 932
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 53 40
Average hourly rate £17.00 £22.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.44% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.15 £59.00 £53.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.36% -5.00%
Exchange Server 2003
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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 31 July 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 31 July 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 47 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 42 (89.36%) Windows
3 31 (65.96%) Active Directory
4 29 (61.70%) Exchange Server 2010
5 23 (48.94%) Microsoft
6 21 (44.68%) VMware
7 19 (40.43%) Exchange Server 2007
7 19 (40.43%) Windows Server 2008
8 18 (38.30%) Windows Server 2003
9 14 (29.79%) Cisco
10 13 (27.66%) Windows XP
10 13 (27.66%) SQL Server
10 13 (27.66%) MS Office
11 12 (25.53%) Windows 7
12 11 (23.40%) VMware Infrastructure
12 11 (23.40%) WAN
12 11 (23.40%) Microsoft Certification
12 11 (23.40%) Citrix
13 9 (19.15%) MCSE
14 8 (17.02%) MS Excel
14 8 (17.02%) SQL
14 8 (17.02%) SAN
14 8 (17.02%) Blackberry
14 8 (17.02%) Finance
14 8 (17.02%) MCITP
15 7 (14.89%) Clustering
15 7 (14.89%) Exchange Server 2013
16 6 (12.77%) Windows Server 2012
16 6 (12.77%) EqualLogic
16 6 (12.77%) Cisco ASA

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 47 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 29 (61.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 19 (40.43%) Exchange Server 2007
4 7 (14.89%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (8.51%) IIS
6 3 (6.38%) SharePoint
7 2 (4.26%) Lync
7 2 (4.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (4.26%) Exchange Server 5.5
7 2 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2000
8 1 (2.13%) Lotus Domino
8 1 (2.13%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 13 (27.66%) MS Office
2 8 (17.02%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.13%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) LatentZero
Communications & Networking
1 11 (23.40%) WAN
2 8 (17.02%) SAN
3 6 (12.77%) LAN
3 6 (12.77%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (10.64%) VPN
5 4 (8.51%) Internet
6 3 (6.38%) Intranet
6 3 (6.38%) Firewall
6 3 (6.38%) Wireless
6 3 (6.38%) DNS
6 3 (6.38%) VoIP
6 3 (6.38%) DHCP
7 2 (4.26%) TCP/IP
7 2 (4.26%) IMAP
8 1 (2.13%) iSCSI
8 1 (2.13%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (2.13%) X.500
8 1 (2.13%) Broadband
8 1 (2.13%) HTTP
8 1 (2.13%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (27.66%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.64%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (10.64%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 8 (17.02%) Finance
2 3 (6.38%) Legal
2 3 (6.38%) Banking
3 2 (4.26%) Spanish Language
3 2 (4.26%) Front Office
3 2 (4.26%) French Language
4 1 (2.13%) German Language
4 1 (2.13%) Italian Language
4 1 (2.13%) Japanese Language
4 1 (2.13%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.13%) Advertising
4 1 (2.13%) Retail
4 1 (2.13%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (17.02%) Desktop Support
1 8 (17.02%) Analyst
1 8 (17.02%) Support Engineer
2 6 (12.77%) Support Analyst
2 6 (12.77%) Network Engineer
2 6 (12.77%) Senior Network Engineer
3 5 (10.64%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (8.51%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (6.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) Messaging Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) Exchange Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 2 (4.26%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) 1st Line Support Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) IT Support
6 2 (4.26%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 2 (4.26%) Service Analyst
6 2 (4.26%) 1st Line Support
6 2 (4.26%) Service Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.02%) Blackberry
2 7 (14.89%) Clustering
3 6 (12.77%) EqualLogic
4 2 (4.26%) Client/Server
4 2 (4.26%) iPhone
5 1 (2.13%) Visualisation
5 1 (2.13%) Replication
5 1 (2.13%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 42 (89.36%) Windows
2 19 (40.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (38.30%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (27.66%) Windows XP
5 12 (25.53%) Windows 7
6 6 (12.77%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (4.26%) UNIX
7 2 (4.26%) Windows Vista
8 1 (2.13%) Android
8 1 (2.13%) HPUX
8 1 (2.13%) Solaris
8 1 (2.13%) Linux
8 1 (2.13%) Windows 2000
8 1 (2.13%) Windows Phone
8 1 (2.13%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.13%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (12.77%) ITIL
2 5 (10.64%) Migration
3 4 (8.51%) Service Delivery
4 3 (6.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (6.38%) Business Continuity
4 3 (6.38%) Service Management
5 2 (4.26%) Capacity Management
5 2 (4.26%) Time Management
5 2 (4.26%) Change Management
6 1 (2.13%) ITSM
6 1 (2.13%) PRINCE
6 1 (2.13%) Project Management
6 1 (2.13%) Investment Management
6 1 (2.13%) Data Migration
6 1 (2.13%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 8 (17.02%) SQL
2 1 (2.13%) VB
2 1 (2.13%) VBA
2 1 (2.13%) Shell Script
2 1 (2.13%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.13%) Perl
Qualifications
1 11 (23.40%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (19.15%) MCSE
3 8 (17.02%) MCITP
4 4 (8.51%) Security Cleared
5 3 (6.38%) MCP
5 3 (6.38%) SC Cleared
6 2 (4.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (4.26%) MCTS
6 2 (4.26%) CCNP
6 2 (4.26%) CCNA
6 2 (4.26%) CCA
6 2 (4.26%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (4.26%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (2.13%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 31 (65.96%) Active Directory
2 11 (23.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (12.77%) Hyper-V
4 5 (10.64%) vSphere
5 3 (6.38%) VMware ESX
6 2 (4.26%) Postfix
7 1 (2.13%) VMware Server
7 1 (2.13%) Terminal Server
7 1 (2.13%) Terminal Services
7 1 (2.13%) Samba
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) Backup Exec
1 1 (2.13%) SCCM
1 1 (2.13%) SCOM
1 1 (2.13%) SCSM
Vendors
1 23 (48.94%) Microsoft
2 21 (44.68%) VMware
3 14 (29.79%) Cisco
4 11 (23.40%) Citrix
5 6 (12.77%) Dell
5 6 (12.77%) SonicWALL
6 4 (8.51%) HP
7 3 (6.38%) Mitel
8 2 (4.26%) Bloomberg
8 2 (4.26%) Symantec
8 2 (4.26%) EMC
8 2 (4.26%) Fidessa
9 1 (2.13%) Adobe
9 1 (2.13%) Sun
9 1 (2.13%) Intel
9 1 (2.13%) Compaq
9 1 (2.13%) Avaya
9 1 (2.13%) CA
9 1 (2.13%) NetApp
9 1 (2.13%) Veritas
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Senitor Associates
Rate: £240 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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Rate: £10 - £13 per hour
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Baker & McKenzie
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