The table below looks at the statistics for Exchange Server 2003 skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England 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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server 2003
Rank 127 130 95
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -35
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 18 18 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.58% 0.57% 1.18%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.79% 2.99% 6.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 13
Average daily rate
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£188 £233 £188
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.35% +24.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £171 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £289 £286
UK excluding London average daily rate £235 £288 £296
% change year-on-year
-18.26% -2.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 4
Average hourly rate £29.00 £14.75 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+96.61% -41.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.25 £14.00 £17.23
% change year-on-year
+73.21% -18.72%
Exchange Server 2003
England

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 of England region.

Application Platforms Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
645 603 402
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 20.68% 19.22% 16.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 378 376 165
Average daily rate £350 £399 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.28% +14.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £225 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 43 39
Average hourly rate £29.50 £22.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.09% -12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £34.50 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -9.32%

Exchange Server 2003
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Exchange Server 2003 Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Exchange Server 2003
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Exchange Server 2003 Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Exchange Server 2003
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 across the East of England region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Exchange Server 2003 Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Exchange Server 2003
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Exchange Server 2003 Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Exchange Server 2003
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 across the East of England region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Exchange Server 2003 Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

Exchange Server 2003
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
Hertfordshire +2 5 £148 -53.90% 3
Cambridgeshire -6 5 £400 +66.66%
Norfolk - 4 £170 -
Essex -3 3 - - 1
Bedfordshire +13 1 £230 -16.36% 1
Exchange Server 2003
England

Exchange Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 36 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 32 (88.89%) Active Directory
3 31 (86.11%) Windows
4 30 (83.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 26 (72.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 25 (69.44%) Exchange Server 2010
7 24 (66.67%) SQL Server
8 20 (55.56%) SAN
8 20 (55.56%) Windows Server 2012
9 19 (52.78%) Cisco
10 18 (50.00%) HP
10 18 (50.00%) Firewall
11 16 (44.44%) VMware
12 15 (41.67%) SQL Server 2005
12 15 (41.67%) Windows 7
13 14 (38.89%) SharePoint
14 13 (36.11%) SQL Server 2008
15 12 (33.33%) Hyper-V
15 12 (33.33%) Microsoft
16 11 (30.56%) LAN
16 11 (30.56%) WAN
17 10 (27.78%) DHCP
17 10 (27.78%) DNS
17 10 (27.78%) HP Storage
17 10 (27.78%) Change Control
18 9 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
18 9 (25.00%) ARCserve
18 9 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
18 9 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
18 9 (25.00%) Wireless

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 36 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 25 (69.44%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (38.89%) SharePoint
4 9 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (13.89%) SharePoint 2010
5 5 (13.89%) IIS
6 4 (11.11%) Lotus Domino
7 2 (5.56%) Lync
7 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (2.78%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (2.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 3 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.89%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (55.56%) SAN
2 18 (50.00%) Firewall
3 11 (30.56%) LAN
3 11 (30.56%) WAN
4 10 (27.78%) DHCP
4 10 (27.78%) DNS
5 9 (25.00%) Wireless
6 7 (19.44%) TCP/IP
7 5 (13.89%) IPv4
7 5 (13.89%) VLAN
7 5 (13.89%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (8.33%) Internet
8 3 (8.33%) SMTP
9 2 (5.56%) VPN
9 2 (5.56%) Ethernet
9 2 (5.56%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (5.56%) IP Telephony
10 1 (2.78%) Spanning Tree
10 1 (2.78%) ISDN
10 1 (2.78%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 15 (41.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 13 (36.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (38.89%) Analyst
2 13 (36.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 7 (19.44%) Support Analyst
4 6 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 4 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Systems Support
6 3 (8.33%) Support Technician
6 3 (8.33%) Support Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (5.56%) Team Leader
7 2 (5.56%) Systems Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Network Team Leader
7 2 (5.56%) Exchange Engineer
8 1 (2.78%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 1 (2.78%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 1 (2.78%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 1 (2.78%) Windows Engineer
8 1 (2.78%) Senior Architect
8 1 (2.78%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.56%) .NET
1 2 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.78%) HP Storage
2 8 (22.22%) Replication
3 4 (11.11%) Blackberry
4 3 (8.33%) Management Information System
5 2 (5.56%) Clustering
5 2 (5.56%) Fat Client
5 2 (5.56%) Thin Client
6 1 (2.78%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (2.78%) Data Centre
6 1 (2.78%) HP StoreVirtual
6 1 (2.78%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 31 (86.11%) Windows
2 30 (83.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 26 (72.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 20 (55.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (41.67%) Windows 7
6 7 (19.44%) Linux
6 7 (19.44%) Windows XP
7 5 (13.89%) Windows 8
8 3 (8.33%) Android
9 2 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (2.78%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.78%) Change Control
2 9 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
3 8 (22.22%) Network Management
4 4 (11.11%) Migration
5 2 (5.56%) ITIL
5 2 (5.56%) E-Commerce
5 2 (5.56%) Project Management
5 2 (5.56%) High Availability
5 2 (5.56%) Network Load Balancing
5 2 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (5.56%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (5.56%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.78%) Software Licensing
6 1 (2.78%) Data Protection
6 1 (2.78%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.78%) Information Security
6 1 (2.78%) Asset Management
6 1 (2.78%) Information Management
6 1 (2.78%) Systems Analysis
Qualifications
1 3 (8.33%) MCSE
1 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (2.78%) Degree
3 1 (2.78%) MCP
3 1 (2.78%) MCSA
3 1 (2.78%) CCNA
3 1 (2.78%) CCA
3 1 (2.78%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (88.89%) Active Directory
2 12 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 9 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (19.44%) vSphere
5 6 (16.67%) XenApp
6 5 (13.89%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (11.11%) Terminal Services
8 2 (5.56%) VMware ESX
8 2 (5.56%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (2.78%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (2.78%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (2.78%) XenServer
9 1 (2.78%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 9 (25.00%) ARCserve
2 3 (8.33%) SCCM
3 2 (5.56%) SCOM
4 1 (2.78%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (2.78%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (2.78%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.78%) WSUS
Vendors
1 19 (52.78%) Cisco
2 18 (50.00%) HP
3 16 (44.44%) VMware
4 12 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 8 (22.22%) CA
6 6 (16.67%) Citrix
7 5 (13.89%) Veeam
8 3 (8.33%) Clearswift
8 3 (8.33%) NetApp
9 2 (5.56%) Red Hat
9 2 (5.56%) Symantec
9 2 (5.56%) Sophos
9 2 (5.56%) CommVault
10 1 (2.78%) Juniper
10 1 (2.78%) Dell
10 1 (2.78%) Intel
10 1 (2.78%) Apple
10 1 (2.78%) Wyse
10 1 (2.78%) Altiris
10 1 (2.78%) Riverbed