The table below looks at the statistics 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 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 83 82 76
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -6
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 9 11 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.59% 0.68% 0.80%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.36% 4.55% 6.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 3
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£120 £238 £89
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-49.47% +166.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £296 £293
% change year-on-year
-2.95% +1.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £10.00 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -38.46%
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 East Midlands region.

Application Platforms Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
268 242 183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 17.69% 14.96% 12.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 143 96
Average daily rate £375 £283 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.74% +2.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £188 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £450 £369
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 12 12
Average hourly rate £16.75 £21.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.23% +55.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £10.35 £11.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.90 £24.13 £20.00
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 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 29 August 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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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 +19 3 - -
Leicestershire +10 2 - - 1
Lincolnshire +4 2 £200 -5.88% 1
Northamptonshire 0 2 £110 -67.16% 2
Derbyshire - - - -
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Exchange Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 15 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 13 (86.67%) Active Directory
3 12 (80.00%) Windows
4 11 (73.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (53.33%) Cisco
6 8 (53.33%) MS Office
6 8 (53.33%) Windows 7
7 7 (46.67%) HP
7 7 (46.67%) Windows XP
8 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
8 6 (40.00%) Firewall
8 6 (40.00%) VMware
9 5 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (33.33%) ITIL
9 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
10 4 (26.67%) SAN
11 3 (20.00%) Dell
11 3 (20.00%) Backup Exec
11 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
12 2 (13.33%) PDA
12 2 (13.33%) Windows Vista
12 2 (13.33%) Migration
12 2 (13.33%) Network Security
12 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (13.33%) SLA
12 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
12 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
12 2 (13.33%) SQL

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 15 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 11 (73.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (13.33%) IIS
4 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
5 1 (6.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (6.67%) Lync
5 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 8 (53.33%) MS Office
2 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) Firewall
2 4 (26.67%) SAN
3 2 (13.33%) Network Security
3 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
4 1 (6.67%) VPN
4 1 (6.67%) SSL
4 1 (6.67%) LAN
4 1 (6.67%) WAN
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (6.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
1 1 (6.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Support Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) Desktop Support
3 4 (26.67%) Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (13.33%) Network Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) IT Support
4 2 (13.33%) IT Support Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Desktop Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Support Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Exchange Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Service Desk Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (6.67%) Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Migration Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Blackberry
1 2 (13.33%) PDA
2 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (80.00%) Windows
2 9 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 9 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (53.33%) Windows 7
4 7 (46.67%) Windows XP
5 2 (13.33%) Windows Vista
5 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (13.33%) Migration
3 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (6.67%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (86.67%) Active Directory
2 5 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (6.67%) BlackBerry Internet Service
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Cisco
2 7 (46.67%) HP
3 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (40.00%) VMware
4 3 (20.00%) Dell
5 2 (13.33%) CheckPoint
6 1 (6.67%) Citrix