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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server 2003
Rank 184 182 183
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 15 35 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.25% 0.48% 0.50%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.49% 2.95% 2.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 24 23
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£225 £356 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.84% +29.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £133 £258 £161
10% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £469 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £296 £293
% change year-on-year
-2.95% +1.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 5
Average hourly rate £11.50 - £11.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £17.23 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-18.72% -1.57%
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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
1006 1187 1345
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 17.05% 16.37% 17.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 687 800 942
Average daily rate £400 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £594 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 40 49
Average hourly rate £17.87 £23.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.97% +6.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £16.80 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £126.00 £59.00 £50.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 43 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 39 (90.70%) Windows
3 28 (65.12%) Active Directory
4 24 (55.81%) Exchange Server 2010
5 20 (46.51%) VMware
6 18 (41.86%) Exchange Server 2007
6 18 (41.86%) Microsoft
7 17 (39.53%) Windows Server 2008
8 16 (37.21%) Windows Server 2003
9 14 (32.56%) Windows XP
10 13 (30.23%) MS Office
10 13 (30.23%) Cisco
11 12 (27.91%) Windows 7
12 11 (25.58%) SQL Server
12 11 (25.58%) WAN
13 10 (23.26%) Citrix
13 10 (23.26%) Microsoft Certification
14 9 (20.93%) VMware Infrastructure
15 8 (18.60%) MCSE
16 7 (16.28%) MCITP
16 7 (16.28%) MS Excel
16 7 (16.28%) SQL
16 7 (16.28%) LAN
16 7 (16.28%) Blackberry
16 7 (16.28%) SAN
17 6 (13.95%) Exchange Server 2013
18 5 (11.63%) EqualLogic
18 5 (11.63%) Cisco ASA
18 5 (11.63%) SQL Server 2008
18 5 (11.63%) Hyper-V

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 43 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 24 (55.81%) Exchange Server 2010
3 18 (41.86%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (13.95%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (6.98%) IIS
6 2 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2000
6 2 (4.65%) SharePoint
6 2 (4.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (2.33%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (2.33%) Lync
7 1 (2.33%) Lotus Domino
7 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 5.5
Applications
1 13 (30.23%) MS Office
2 7 (16.28%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.33%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) LatentZero
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (25.58%) WAN
2 7 (16.28%) LAN
2 7 (16.28%) SAN
3 5 (11.63%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (11.63%) VPN
4 4 (9.30%) DNS
4 4 (9.30%) DHCP
4 4 (9.30%) Internet
5 3 (6.98%) Intranet
5 3 (6.98%) VoIP
5 3 (6.98%) Firewall
5 3 (6.98%) Wireless
6 2 (4.65%) TCP/IP
7 1 (2.33%) X.500
7 1 (2.33%) Broadband
7 1 (2.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (25.58%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.63%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (11.63%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 5 (11.63%) Finance
2 3 (6.98%) Legal
3 2 (4.65%) Retail
3 2 (4.65%) French Language
3 2 (4.65%) Spanish Language
4 1 (2.33%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.33%) Front Office
4 1 (2.33%) Advertising
4 1 (2.33%) German Language
4 1 (2.33%) Italian Language
4 1 (2.33%) Japanese Language
4 1 (2.33%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (20.93%) Analyst
2 8 (18.60%) Desktop Support
2 8 (18.60%) Support Engineer
3 7 (16.28%) Support Analyst
4 5 (11.63%) Network Engineer
4 5 (11.63%) 2nd Line Support
4 5 (11.63%) Senior Network Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (6.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Technical Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Desktop Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Service Desk Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Exchange Specialist
7 2 (4.65%) Exchange Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Messaging Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Service Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) 1st Line Support
7 2 (4.65%) IT Support
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.28%) Blackberry
2 5 (11.63%) EqualLogic
2 5 (11.63%) Clustering
3 2 (4.65%) iPhone
4 1 (2.33%) Visualisation
4 1 (2.33%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 39 (90.70%) Windows
2 17 (39.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (37.21%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (32.56%) Windows XP
5 12 (27.91%) Windows 7
6 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (4.65%) Windows Vista
7 2 (4.65%) UNIX
7 2 (4.65%) Linux
8 1 (2.33%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (2.33%) Android
8 1 (2.33%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.33%) Windows Phone
8 1 (2.33%) Windows 2000
8 1 (2.33%) HPUX
8 1 (2.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (11.63%) ITIL
2 3 (6.98%) Migration
3 2 (4.65%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (4.65%) Business Continuity
3 2 (4.65%) Service Management
3 2 (4.65%) Service Delivery
3 2 (4.65%) Change Management
4 1 (2.33%) PRINCE
4 1 (2.33%) Project Management
4 1 (2.33%) Investment Management
4 1 (2.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (16.28%) SQL
2 1 (2.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.33%) Shell Script
2 1 (2.33%) Perl
2 1 (2.33%) VB
2 1 (2.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (23.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (18.60%) MCSE
3 7 (16.28%) MCITP
4 4 (9.30%) Security Cleared
5 3 (6.98%) SC Cleared
5 3 (6.98%) MCP
6 2 (4.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (4.65%) MCTS
6 2 (4.65%) CCNP
6 2 (4.65%) CCNA
6 2 (4.65%) CCA
6 2 (4.65%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (4.65%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (2.33%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 28 (65.12%) Active Directory
2 9 (20.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (11.63%) Hyper-V
4 3 (6.98%) vSphere
4 3 (6.98%) VMware ESX
5 1 (2.33%) Terminal Server
5 1 (2.33%) Terminal Services
5 1 (2.33%) Samba
5 1 (2.33%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) SCSM
1 1 (2.33%) Backup Exec
1 1 (2.33%) SCCM
1 1 (2.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 20 (46.51%) VMware
2 18 (41.86%) Microsoft
3 13 (30.23%) Cisco
4 10 (23.26%) Citrix
5 5 (11.63%) Dell
5 5 (11.63%) SonicWALL
6 3 (6.98%) HP
6 3 (6.98%) Mitel
7 2 (4.65%) Fidessa
7 2 (4.65%) Bloomberg
7 2 (4.65%) Symantec
7 2 (4.65%) EMC
8 1 (2.33%) Kaseya
8 1 (2.33%) Intel
8 1 (2.33%) Avaya
8 1 (2.33%) Juniper
8 1 (2.33%) CA
8 1 (2.33%) NetApp
8 1 (2.33%) Veritas
8 1 (2.33%) Lotus
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Argyll Scott
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