The first table below looks at the demand for Exchange Server 2003 skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands 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 25 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 East Midlands 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server 2003
Rank 85 73 66
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -7
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 5 15 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.35% 1.04% 0.98%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.07% 6.17% 7.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 6
Average daily rate
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£120 £238 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-49.47% -9.52%
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £305 £275
% change year-on-year
-9.83% +10.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Average hourly rate £10.50 £10.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -50.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.79 £18.11 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-29.37% -9.43%
Application Platforms Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
242 243 180
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 16.72% 16.77% 12.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 136 92
Average daily rate £350 £300 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £163 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £475 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 15 18
Average hourly rate £13.50 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.94% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.70 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £27.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-13.15% -5.00%
Exchange Server 2003
England

Exchange Server 2003
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 across the East Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

Exchange Server 2003 Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Exchange Server 2003
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 across the East Midlands region.

Exchange Server 2003 Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Exchange Server 2003
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 across the East Midlands region.

Exchange Server 2003 Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Exchange Server 2003
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire +12 2 - - 1
Lincolnshire 0 1 - -
Northamptonshire -3 1 £120 -64.17% 4
Leicestershire - - - - 2
Exchange Server 2003
England

Exchange Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 13 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 11 (84.62%) Windows
2 11 (84.62%) Active Directory
3 9 (69.23%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (61.54%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (61.54%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (61.54%) Windows 7
4 8 (61.54%) Windows XP
4 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
5 7 (53.85%) Cisco
5 7 (53.85%) MS Office
5 7 (53.85%) ITIL
5 7 (53.85%) VMware
6 6 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (46.15%) HP
7 5 (38.46%) Firewall
7 5 (38.46%) SAN
8 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (30.77%) Backup Exec
8 4 (30.77%) Dell
9 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
9 3 (23.08%) Migration
10 2 (15.38%) Blackberry
10 2 (15.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
10 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
10 2 (15.38%) IIS
10 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
11 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery

Exchange Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 13 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 8 (61.54%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (15.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (15.38%) IIS
4 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
5 1 (7.69%) Lync
5 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (53.85%) MS Office
2 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) SAN
1 5 (38.46%) Firewall
2 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
3 1 (7.69%) VPN
3 1 (7.69%) SSL
3 1 (7.69%) LAN
3 1 (7.69%) WAN
3 1 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (7.69%) Wireless
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (7.69%) MySQL
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Support Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Desktop Support
3 2 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Migration Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Desktop Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Exchange Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Service Desk Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Email Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Blackberry
2 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.69%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 11 (84.62%) Windows
2 9 (69.23%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (61.54%) Windows XP
3 8 (61.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (61.54%) Windows 7
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) ITIL
2 3 (23.08%) Migration
3 1 (7.69%) Email Migration
3 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
3 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) MCSE
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 11 (84.62%) Active Directory
2 6 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
3 1 (7.69%) BlackBerry Internet Service
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 7 (53.85%) Cisco
2 7 (53.85%) VMware
3 6 (46.15%) HP
4 4 (30.77%) Dell
5 1 (7.69%) Citrix