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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server 2003
Rank 187 189 193
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +4
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 9 15 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.17% 0.26% 0.46%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.96% 1.50% 2.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 21
Average daily rate
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£363 £225 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+61.11% -35.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £168 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £355 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £231 £300 £280
% change year-on-year
-23.16% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Average hourly rate £12.50 £11.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% -8.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.25 £13.75 £17.23
% change year-on-year
+76.36% -20.17%
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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
933 1001 1165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 17.74% 17.23% 16.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 705 689 788
Average daily rate £425 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 28 39
Average hourly rate £14.22 £17.87 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.40% -20.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £126.00 £59.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -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 4 September 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 4 September 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 21 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 19 (90.48%) Windows
3 17 (80.95%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (71.43%) Active Directory
5 12 (57.14%) Microsoft
6 11 (52.38%) Exchange Server 2010
7 10 (47.62%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (42.86%) Citrix
8 9 (42.86%) ITIL
8 9 (42.86%) DHCP
8 9 (42.86%) DNS
8 9 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (38.10%) VMware
10 6 (28.57%) MS Excel
11 5 (23.81%) WAN
11 5 (23.81%) LAN
11 5 (23.81%) Exchange Server 2007
11 5 (23.81%) XenApp
11 5 (23.81%) Finance
12 4 (19.05%) VMware ESX
12 4 (19.05%) Cisco
12 4 (19.05%) SharePoint
13 3 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 3 (14.29%) Clustering
13 3 (14.29%) Firewall
13 3 (14.29%) Migration
13 3 (14.29%) vSphere
13 3 (14.29%) SCSM
13 3 (14.29%) PowerShell
13 3 (14.29%) Mimecast

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 21 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 11 (52.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (23.81%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (19.05%) SharePoint
5 3 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2000
6 1 (4.76%) IIS
6 1 (4.76%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (4.76%) Lync
Applications
1 6 (28.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) Mimecast
2 2 (9.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (42.86%) DHCP
1 9 (42.86%) DNS
2 5 (23.81%) LAN
2 5 (23.81%) WAN
3 3 (14.29%) Firewall
4 2 (9.52%) NetScaler
4 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
5 1 (4.76%) VPN
5 1 (4.76%) SAN
5 1 (4.76%) DDNS
5 1 (4.76%) LDAP
5 1 (4.76%) VoIP
5 1 (4.76%) IP Telephony
General
1 5 (23.81%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Law
3 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Messaging Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) Exchange Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Server Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Support Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Citrix Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Windows Server Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Administrator
6 1 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.76%) Network Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Server Support
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Server Support Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) IT Support Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Windows Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) IT Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Clustering
2 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 19 (90.48%) Windows
2 17 (80.95%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (47.62%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
5 1 (4.76%) Linux
5 1 (4.76%) Windows 2000
5 1 (4.76%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) ITIL
2 3 (14.29%) Migration
3 2 (9.52%) Change Control
4 1 (4.76%) ITIL V3
4 1 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) MCSE
1 1 (4.76%) CCNA
1 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (4.76%) Degree
System Software
1 15 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 5 (23.81%) XenApp
3 4 (19.05%) VMware ESX
4 3 (14.29%) vSphere
5 2 (9.52%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (9.52%) XenDesktop
5 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (4.76%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) SCSM
2 2 (9.52%) Backup Exec
3 1 (4.76%) SCCM
3 1 (4.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 12 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 9 (42.86%) Citrix
3 8 (38.10%) VMware
4 4 (19.05%) Cisco
5 1 (4.76%) EMC
5 1 (4.76%) Avaya
5 1 (4.76%) Juniper
5 1 (4.76%) Veritas