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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server 2003
Rank 186 175 160
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -15
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 14 23 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.25% 0.40% 0.88%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.41% 2.32% 5.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 18 44
Average daily rate
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£344 £240 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.22% -31.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £105 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £375 £471
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £300 £308
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -2.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 5
Average hourly rate £34.00 £15.10 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+125.16% +25.83%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £13.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+70.37% -
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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
994 991 1124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 17.49% 17.32% 15.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 744 676 787
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 16 55
Average hourly rate £17.00 £20.50 £26.74
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.07% -23.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.22 £12.95 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.10 £42.71 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £16.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -17.50%

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 7 July 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 7 July 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 26 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 22 (84.62%) Windows
3 20 (76.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (65.38%) Active Directory
5 14 (53.85%) Exchange Server 2010
6 13 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (46.15%) Microsoft
8 10 (38.46%) Citrix
8 10 (38.46%) ITIL
8 10 (38.46%) VMware
9 8 (30.77%) MS Excel
9 8 (30.77%) DHCP
9 8 (30.77%) DNS
10 7 (26.92%) SharePoint
10 7 (26.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 7 (26.92%) Exchange Server 2007
11 6 (23.08%) Clustering
12 5 (19.23%) LAN
12 5 (19.23%) WAN
12 5 (19.23%) Cisco
12 5 (19.23%) Mimecast
13 4 (15.38%) Lync
13 4 (15.38%) XenApp
13 4 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
13 4 (15.38%) IIS
13 4 (15.38%) Finance
13 4 (15.38%) Migration
14 3 (11.54%) VMware ESX
14 3 (11.54%) Banking

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

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 26 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 14 (53.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (26.92%) Exchange Server 2007
3 7 (26.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 7 (26.92%) SharePoint
4 4 (15.38%) IIS
4 4 (15.38%) Lync
5 1 (3.85%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 8 (30.77%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (19.23%) Mimecast
2 2 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (30.77%) DHCP
1 8 (30.77%) DNS
2 5 (19.23%) LAN
2 5 (19.23%) WAN
3 2 (7.69%) FTP
3 2 (7.69%) TCP/IP
3 2 (7.69%) SAN
4 1 (3.85%) DDNS
4 1 (3.85%) Firewall
4 1 (3.85%) LDAP
General
1 4 (15.38%) Finance
2 3 (11.54%) Law
2 3 (11.54%) Banking
3 1 (3.85%) Legal
3 1 (3.85%) Back Office
3 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (26.92%) Messaging Engineer
1 7 (26.92%) Exchange Engineer
2 5 (19.23%) Support Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Server Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (7.69%) Citrix Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Wintel Support
5 2 (7.69%) Windows Server Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Wintel Support Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Wintel Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Technical Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Active Directory Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Windows Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Messaging Support Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Messaging Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Messaging Support Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Exchange Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Clustering
2 2 (7.69%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.85%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 22 (84.62%) Windows
2 20 (76.92%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 13 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.85%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) ITIL
2 4 (15.38%) Migration
3 3 (11.54%) Service Management
4 2 (7.69%) Service Delivery
4 2 (7.69%) Change Control
5 1 (3.85%) ITIL V3
5 1 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (3.85%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.54%) PowerShell
2 2 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) MCP
1 1 (3.85%) MCSE
1 1 (3.85%) CCNP
1 1 (3.85%) CCNA
1 1 (3.85%) CCA
1 1 (3.85%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (3.85%) CCEA
1 1 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (3.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (3.85%) MCTS
1 1 (3.85%) MCITP
1 1 (3.85%) Degree
System Software
1 17 (65.38%) Active Directory
2 4 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (15.38%) XenApp
3 3 (11.54%) vSphere
3 3 (11.54%) VMware ESX
4 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (3.85%) VMware Server
4 1 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) SCSM
2 2 (7.69%) SCOM
3 1 (3.85%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (3.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (3.85%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 10 (38.46%) Citrix
2 10 (38.46%) VMware
3 5 (19.23%) Cisco
4 3 (11.54%) Symantec
5 2 (7.69%) McAfee
5 2 (7.69%) EMC
6 1 (3.85%) IronPort