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 22 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server 2003
Rank 132 93 95
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +2
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 18 28 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.57% 1.15% 1.59%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.13% 6.75% 8.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 14 26
Average daily rate
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£213 £189 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.58% -37.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £171 £148 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £284 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £293 £295
% change year-on-year
-4.27% -0.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 6
Average hourly rate £14.75 £25.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.00% +42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £15.04 £14.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £25.00 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £13.75 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-1.81% -19.11%
Exchange Server 2003
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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 of England region.

Application Platforms Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
575 415 565
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 18.07% 17.09% 18.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 355 174 247
Average daily rate £390 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £180 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £502 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 41 40
Average hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.95 £14.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £38.50 £37.50
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 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 22 August 2014.

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
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 22 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
Cambridgeshire -6 5 £240 +28.00% 1
Hertfordshire -18 5 £320 +124.56% 4
Essex -5 3 £175 +1.44% 2
Bedfordshire -21 1 £275 -5.17%
Norfolk - - - -
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Exchange Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 62 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 51 (82.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 46 (74.19%) Active Directory
4 42 (67.74%) Windows
5 39 (62.90%) Windows Server 2008
6 34 (54.84%) Windows Server 2003
7 31 (50.00%) VMware
8 28 (45.16%) Microsoft
9 27 (43.55%) SQL Server
10 23 (37.10%) Exchange Server 2007
11 22 (35.48%) Firewall
11 22 (35.48%) HP
12 21 (33.87%) Migration
12 21 (33.87%) Windows 7
13 18 (29.03%) SQL Server 2008
13 18 (29.03%) ITIL
14 17 (27.42%) Cisco
15 16 (25.81%) LAN
15 16 (25.81%) WAN
15 16 (25.81%) vSphere
16 14 (22.58%) VMware Infrastructure
16 14 (22.58%) SAN
17 13 (20.97%) Citrix
17 13 (20.97%) SharePoint
17 13 (20.97%) Hyper-V
18 12 (19.35%) Wireless
19 10 (16.13%) Microsoft Certification
19 10 (16.13%) TCP/IP
19 10 (16.13%) MCSE
19 10 (16.13%) Change Control

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 62 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 51 (82.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 23 (37.10%) Exchange Server 2007
4 13 (20.97%) SharePoint
5 8 (12.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 5 (8.06%) JOnAS
6 5 (8.06%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (4.84%) IIS
8 1 (1.61%) Lync
8 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (9.68%) MS Office
2 3 (4.84%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.06%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (35.48%) Firewall
2 16 (25.81%) LAN
2 16 (25.81%) WAN
3 14 (22.58%) SAN
4 12 (19.35%) Wireless
5 10 (16.13%) TCP/IP
6 9 (14.52%) DHCP
6 9 (14.52%) DNS
7 8 (12.90%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (8.06%) VLAN
8 5 (8.06%) NAS
8 5 (8.06%) Fibre Channel
9 2 (3.23%) VoIP
9 2 (3.23%) VPN
10 1 (1.61%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (1.61%) Intranet
10 1 (1.61%) Internet
10 1 (1.61%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (43.55%) SQL Server
2 18 (29.03%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (11.29%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (4.84%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (3.23%) Cognos Impromptu
5 2 (3.23%) Crystal Reports
General
1 5 (8.06%) Telecoms
2 3 (4.84%) Finance
3 1 (1.61%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 21 (33.87%) Analyst
2 16 (25.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 14 (22.58%) Technical Analyst
4 11 (17.74%) Support Analyst
5 10 (16.13%) Support Engineer
6 9 (14.52%) Technical Support
7 6 (9.68%) Consultant
7 6 (9.68%) 2nd Line Support
7 6 (9.68%) 3rd Line Support
7 6 (9.68%) Technical Support Analyst
8 5 (8.06%) Project Engineer
8 5 (8.06%) Technical Engineer
8 5 (8.06%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (8.06%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 5 (8.06%) Systems Engineer
8 5 (8.06%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 4 (6.45%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 4 (6.45%) Technical Support Engineer
9 4 (6.45%) Exchange Consultant
9 4 (6.45%) Technical Services Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.29%) Blackberry
2 4 (6.45%) Replication
3 3 (4.84%) Fat Client
3 3 (4.84%) Clustering
3 3 (4.84%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.61%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 42 (67.74%) Windows
2 39 (62.90%) Windows Server 2008
3 34 (54.84%) Windows Server 2003
4 21 (33.87%) Windows 7
5 9 (14.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (11.29%) Windows XP
7 5 (8.06%) Linux
8 4 (6.45%) UNIX
8 4 (6.45%) Windows Vista
9 3 (4.84%) Windows 2000
10 1 (1.61%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (1.61%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (33.87%) Migration
2 18 (29.03%) ITIL
3 10 (16.13%) Change Control
4 8 (12.90%) Capacity Planning
5 7 (11.29%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (6.45%) Network Management
7 2 (3.23%) PRINCE2
8 1 (1.61%) Load Balancing
8 1 (1.61%) Service Delivery
8 1 (1.61%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (1.61%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (11.29%) SQL
2 4 (6.45%) Bash Shell
2 4 (6.45%) PowerShell
2 4 (6.45%) VB
2 4 (6.45%) Perl
Qualifications
1 10 (16.13%) Microsoft Certification
1 10 (16.13%) MCSE
2 6 (9.68%) MCITP
3 5 (8.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (6.45%) SC Cleared
4 4 (6.45%) Security Cleared
5 3 (4.84%) CCA
5 3 (4.84%) Citrix Certification
5 3 (4.84%) MCP
5 3 (4.84%) MCSA
5 3 (4.84%) VCP5
6 1 (1.61%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.61%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.84%) SLA
2 1 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 46 (74.19%) Active Directory
2 16 (25.81%) vSphere
3 14 (22.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (20.97%) Hyper-V
5 8 (12.90%) VMware ESX
5 8 (12.90%) XenApp
6 5 (8.06%) XenServer
6 5 (8.06%) UAG
7 4 (6.45%) Terminal Services
8 3 (4.84%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 3 (4.84%) vCloud
9 2 (3.23%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (1.61%) KVM
Systems Management
1 8 (12.90%) SCCM
2 7 (11.29%) SCOM
2 7 (11.29%) ARCserve
3 5 (8.06%) Backup Exec
4 4 (6.45%) NetBackup
5 3 (4.84%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (1.61%) WSUS
6 1 (1.61%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 31 (50.00%) VMware
2 28 (45.16%) Microsoft
3 22 (35.48%) HP
4 17 (27.42%) Cisco
5 13 (20.97%) Citrix
6 6 (9.68%) Intel
6 6 (9.68%) CommVault
6 6 (9.68%) NetApp
7 5 (8.06%) WatchGuard
8 4 (6.45%) Symantec
8 4 (6.45%) Sophos
8 4 (6.45%) CA
9 3 (4.84%) Veritas
9 3 (4.84%) Acronis
10 2 (3.23%) ProCurve
10 2 (3.23%) Cognos
10 2 (3.23%) Wyse
10 2 (3.23%) Mitel
10 2 (3.23%) Altiris
11 1 (1.61%) Google