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 30 October 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server 2003
Rank 189 177 183
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +6
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 16 51 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.27% 0.72% 0.44%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.59% 4.05% 2.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 33 21
Average daily rate
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£270 £350 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.85% +32.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £300 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £400 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
-14.06% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 3
Average hourly rate £12.50 £12.75 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.96% +2.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £12.50 £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £12.75 £13.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.25 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-1.75% -20.83%
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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
1007 1258 1144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 16.70% 17.68% 16.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 732 885 821
Average daily rate £400 £408 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.96% +2.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £263 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 30 43
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £120.00 £40.61 £46.61
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -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 30 October 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 30 October 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 32 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 26 (81.25%) Active Directory
2 26 (81.25%) Windows
3 13 (40.63%) Windows XP
4 12 (37.50%) MS Office
4 12 (37.50%) VMware
4 12 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
5 11 (34.38%) Windows 7
5 11 (34.38%) Microsoft
6 10 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (28.13%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
9 7 (21.88%) Blackberry
10 6 (18.75%) MS Excel
11 5 (15.63%) LAN
11 5 (15.63%) WAN
11 5 (15.63%) Cisco
11 5 (15.63%) Citrix
12 4 (12.50%) DHCP
12 4 (12.50%) VPN
12 4 (12.50%) DNS
12 4 (12.50%) ITIL
12 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
12 4 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
12 4 (12.50%) PowerShell
12 4 (12.50%) Finance
12 4 (12.50%) Migration
12 4 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
13 3 (9.38%) NetScaler
13 3 (9.38%) vSphere

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

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 32 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 12 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (9.38%) SharePoint
4 3 (9.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (6.25%) IIS
5 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2000
6 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (3.13%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (3.13%) Lync
6 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 5.5
Applications
1 12 (37.50%) MS Office
2 6 (18.75%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.13%) Adobe Captivate
3 1 (3.13%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.13%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) LatentZero
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (3.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.63%) LAN
1 5 (15.63%) WAN
2 4 (12.50%) DHCP
2 4 (12.50%) VPN
2 4 (12.50%) DNS
3 3 (9.38%) NetScaler
3 3 (9.38%) Internet
4 2 (6.25%) Intranet
4 2 (6.25%) SAN
4 2 (6.25%) VoIP
4 2 (6.25%) Wireless
4 2 (6.25%) Firewall
5 1 (3.13%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (3.13%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.13%) Broadband
5 1 (3.13%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 4 (12.50%) Finance
2 3 (9.38%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.25%) Law
3 2 (6.25%) Retail
4 1 (3.13%) Banking
4 1 (3.13%) Legal
4 1 (3.13%) Advertising
4 1 (3.13%) Front Office
4 1 (3.13%) French Language
4 1 (3.13%) German Language
4 1 (3.13%) Italian Language
4 1 (3.13%) Japanese Language
4 1 (3.13%) Spanish Language
4 1 (3.13%) Retail Banking
4 1 (3.13%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 9 (28.13%) Desktop Support
2 8 (25.00%) Analyst
3 5 (15.63%) Support Analyst
3 5 (15.63%) Support Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (12.50%) Exchange Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Desktop Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) 1st Line Support
6 2 (6.25%) Service Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) 1st Line Support Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) IT Support
7 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Technician
7 1 (3.13%) Applications Support Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Project Coordinator
7 1 (3.13%) Technical Support Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) IT Support Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Technical Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) Blackberry
2 4 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.25%) iPhone
4 1 (3.13%) iPad
4 1 (3.13%) Visualisation
4 1 (3.13%) CESG
4 1 (3.13%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (3.13%) Clustering
4 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.13%) Fat Client
4 1 (3.13%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 26 (81.25%) Windows
2 13 (40.63%) Windows XP
3 11 (34.38%) Windows 7
4 10 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (28.13%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (6.25%) Linux
6 2 (6.25%) UNIX
6 2 (6.25%) Windows Vista
6 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (3.13%) Windows Phone
7 1 (3.13%) Windows 8
7 1 (3.13%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (3.13%) Android
7 1 (3.13%) HPUX
7 1 (3.13%) Solaris
7 1 (3.13%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (12.50%) ITIL
1 4 (12.50%) Migration
2 1 (3.13%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (3.13%) Information Management
2 1 (3.13%) Business Continuity
2 1 (3.13%) Investment Management
2 1 (3.13%) Time Management
2 1 (3.13%) Data Protection
2 1 (3.13%) Project Management
2 1 (3.13%) Service Delivery
2 1 (3.13%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.50%) PowerShell
2 2 (6.25%) Shell Script
2 2 (6.25%) SQL
3 1 (3.13%) VBScript
3 1 (3.13%) VB
3 1 (3.13%) VBA
3 1 (3.13%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.13%) DV Cleared
2 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.13%) CCNA
2 1 (3.13%) MCP
2 1 (3.13%) MCSE
2 1 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 26 (81.25%) Active Directory
2 4 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (9.38%) vSphere
4 1 (3.13%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.13%) XenApp
4 1 (3.13%) XenServer
4 1 (3.13%) Samba
4 1 (3.13%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (3.13%) Terminal Server
4 1 (3.13%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) SCCM
2 2 (6.25%) SCOM
3 1 (3.13%) SCDPM
3 1 (3.13%) Backup Exec
3 1 (3.13%) SCVMM
3 1 (3.13%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 12 (37.50%) VMware
2 11 (34.38%) Microsoft
3 5 (15.63%) Cisco
3 5 (15.63%) Citrix
4 2 (6.25%) Bloomberg
4 2 (6.25%) Symantec
4 2 (6.25%) Sophos
4 2 (6.25%) Fidessa
4 2 (6.25%) HP
4 2 (6.25%) Mitel
5 1 (3.13%) Lumension
5 1 (3.13%) AppSense
5 1 (3.13%) Draytek
5 1 (3.13%) Adobe
5 1 (3.13%) Sun
5 1 (3.13%) CA
5 1 (3.13%) Veritas
5 1 (3.13%) Sage
5 1 (3.13%) Avaya
5 1 (3.13%) Juniper
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