The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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 of England 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server 2003
Rank 109 90 89
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -1
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 35 28 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.11% 1.24% 1.47%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.31% 6.76% 8.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 11 16
Average daily rate £235 £225 £206
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.44% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £181 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £273 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £298 £275 £245
% change year-on-year
+8.18% +12.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 11
Average hourly rate £23.00 £31.25 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.40% -10.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-26.19% +5.00%
Application Platforms Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
555 414 526
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 17.60% 18.38% 16.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 271 193 264
Average daily rate £369 £310 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.95% -17.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £190 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 46 58
Average hourly rate £23.00 £23.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.12% +4.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.34 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £35.00 £36.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
Exchange Server 2003
England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire +2 23 £234 +3.88% 3
Essex -30 4 £235 +4.44% 2
Norfolk +10 3 £425 -
Bedfordshire -17 3 £356 +90.00%
Hertfordshire -9 2 £150 - 5
Exchange Server 2003
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 59 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 44 (74.58%) Windows
3 43 (72.88%) Active Directory
4 42 (71.19%) Exchange Server 2010
5 39 (66.10%) Windows Server 2003
6 32 (54.24%) Windows Server 2008
7 27 (45.76%) SQL Server
8 26 (44.07%) Migration
9 25 (42.37%) Firewall
10 22 (37.29%) Microsoft
11 21 (35.59%) Windows 7
12 19 (32.20%) SQL Server 2008
12 19 (32.20%) HP
12 19 (32.20%) Cisco
13 18 (30.51%) ITIL
14 17 (28.81%) Hyper-V
15 16 (27.12%) Wireless
16 12 (20.34%) Windows XP
17 11 (18.64%) LAN
17 11 (18.64%) WAN
17 11 (18.64%) Citrix
17 11 (18.64%) SAN
17 11 (18.64%) VMware
17 11 (18.64%) Cisco ASA
18 10 (16.95%) Microsoft Certification
18 10 (16.95%) MCSE
19 9 (15.25%) Exchange Server 2007
19 9 (15.25%) SCCM
20 8 (13.56%) vSphere
20 8 (13.56%) SharePoint

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 59 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 42 (71.19%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (15.25%) Exchange Server 2007
4 8 (13.56%) SharePoint
5 5 (8.47%) JOnAS
5 5 (8.47%) SharePoint 2010
5 5 (8.47%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (5.08%) Lync
7 2 (3.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 7 (11.86%) MS Office
2 4 (6.78%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (42.37%) Firewall
2 16 (27.12%) Wireless
3 11 (18.64%) LAN
3 11 (18.64%) WAN
3 11 (18.64%) SAN
3 11 (18.64%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (8.47%) VLAN
4 5 (8.47%) DNS
5 3 (5.08%) Internet
5 3 (5.08%) Broadband
5 3 (5.08%) VPN
5 3 (5.08%) DHCP
6 2 (3.39%) Unified Communications
6 2 (3.39%) Intranet
7 1 (1.69%) IP Telephony
7 1 (1.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (45.76%) SQL Server
2 19 (32.20%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (13.56%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (6.78%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Ant
General
1 6 (10.17%) Finance
2 3 (5.08%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.39%) Banking
3 2 (3.39%) Military
4 1 (1.69%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 18 (30.51%) Analyst
2 11 (18.64%) Technical Analyst
2 11 (18.64%) Server Engineer
3 8 (13.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (13.56%) Support Engineer
4 6 (10.17%) Network Engineer
4 6 (10.17%) Support Analyst
5 5 (8.47%) Server Support
5 5 (8.47%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 5 (8.47%) Network Support
5 5 (8.47%) Project Engineer
5 5 (8.47%) Server Support Engineer
5 5 (8.47%) Systems Engineer
5 5 (8.47%) Consultant
6 4 (6.78%) Windows Server Engineer
6 4 (6.78%) Exchange Consultant
6 4 (6.78%) Desktop Support
6 4 (6.78%) Network Support Engineer
7 3 (5.08%) Migration Consultant
7 3 (5.08%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.69%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.78%) Blackberry
2 2 (3.39%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.39%) Clustering
3 1 (1.69%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.69%) iPhone
3 1 (1.69%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 44 (74.58%) Windows
2 39 (66.10%) Windows Server 2003
3 32 (54.24%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (35.59%) Windows 7
5 12 (20.34%) Windows XP
6 7 (11.86%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (6.78%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (3.39%) Windows 8
8 2 (3.39%) Linux
8 2 (3.39%) Windows 2000
9 1 (1.69%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (44.07%) Migration
2 18 (30.51%) ITIL
3 5 (8.47%) Problem Management
4 4 (6.78%) Change Control
4 4 (6.78%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (6.78%) Time Management
4 4 (6.78%) Service Delivery
5 3 (5.08%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (5.08%) Incident Management
5 3 (5.08%) Release Management
5 3 (5.08%) Network Management
5 3 (5.08%) Trend Analysis
6 2 (3.39%) Investment Management
6 2 (3.39%) Data Management
6 2 (3.39%) Load Balancing
6 2 (3.39%) Enterprise Data Management
7 1 (1.69%) Content Management
7 1 (1.69%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (1.69%) CRM
7 1 (1.69%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.47%) SQL
2 1 (1.69%) VBScript
2 1 (1.69%) VB
2 1 (1.69%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (16.95%) Microsoft Certification
1 10 (16.95%) MCSE
2 7 (11.86%) MCITP
3 5 (8.47%) Security Cleared
4 4 (6.78%) SC Cleared
4 4 (6.78%) Citrix Certification
5 3 (5.08%) CCA
6 2 (3.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (3.39%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.69%) Degree
7 1 (1.69%) CCNA
7 1 (1.69%) A+ Certification
7 1 (1.69%) MCP
7 1 (1.69%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.47%) SLA
System Software
1 43 (72.88%) Active Directory
2 17 (28.81%) Hyper-V
3 8 (13.56%) vSphere
4 6 (10.17%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (8.47%) UAG
5 5 (8.47%) XenApp
6 3 (5.08%) VMware ESX
6 3 (5.08%) XenServer
7 2 (3.39%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (3.39%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (1.69%) Terminal Server
8 1 (1.69%) ISA Server
8 1 (1.69%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (15.25%) SCCM
2 6 (10.17%) SCOM
3 3 (5.08%) Tivoli
3 3 (5.08%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 3 (5.08%) ARCserve
4 2 (3.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (3.39%) WSUS
4 2 (3.39%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.69%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (1.69%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 22 (37.29%) Microsoft
2 19 (32.20%) HP
2 19 (32.20%) Cisco
3 11 (18.64%) Citrix
3 11 (18.64%) VMware
4 5 (8.47%) McAfee
5 4 (6.78%) Altiris
6 3 (5.08%) CA
7 2 (3.39%) Exinda
7 2 (3.39%) Riverbed
7 2 (3.39%) Avaya
7 2 (3.39%) NetApp
7 2 (3.39%) Veritas
7 2 (3.39%) Dell
8 1 (1.69%) Wyse
8 1 (1.69%) LANDesk
8 1 (1.69%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.69%) Websense
8 1 (1.69%) Symantec
8 1 (1.69%) Oracle
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