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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server 2003
Rank 125 102 100
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -2
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 11 24 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.39% 1.00% 1.11%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.05% 5.84% 5.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 11 9
Average daily rate
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£213 £260 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.26% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £138 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £298 £300 £301
% change year-on-year
-0.83% -0.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 12
Average hourly rate £29.94 £15.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+99.56% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.08 £13.00 £8.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.79 £119.50 £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -22.22%
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
537 411 507
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 19.12% 17.08% 18.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 344 225 250
Average daily rate £375 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £169 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £507 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 41 50
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £16.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% +16.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.93 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £45.00 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.38 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+10.74% -7.89%

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 24 December 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
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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 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 - 5 £400 -
Hertfordshire +6 2 £550 +300.00% 1
Bedfordshire -16 1 £210 -20.75% 2
Essex -17 1 - -
Exchange Server 2003
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 28 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 27 (96.43%) Windows
3 24 (85.71%) Active Directory
4 22 (78.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (71.43%) Exchange Server 2010
5 20 (71.43%) Microsoft
6 16 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
7 15 (53.57%) VMware
8 13 (46.43%) Exchange Server 2007
9 12 (42.86%) vSphere
9 12 (42.86%) DNS
10 11 (39.29%) DHCP
10 11 (39.29%) SQL Server
11 8 (28.57%) MS Excel
11 8 (28.57%) Cisco
11 8 (28.57%) SAN
11 8 (28.57%) Blackberry
11 8 (28.57%) Firewall
11 8 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
12 7 (25.00%) Citrix
12 7 (25.00%) Backup Exec
12 7 (25.00%) Migration
12 7 (25.00%) SC Cleared
12 7 (25.00%) Security Cleared
12 7 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
13 6 (21.43%) HP
13 6 (21.43%) TCP/IP
13 6 (21.43%) Windows 2000
13 6 (21.43%) Symantec
13 6 (21.43%) Sophos

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 28 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 20 (71.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (46.43%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (17.86%) IIS
5 4 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (10.71%) SharePoint
6 3 (10.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (3.57%) Lync
Applications
1 8 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 3 (10.71%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.86%) Office 365
2 2 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (7.14%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (7.14%) Amazon S3
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (42.86%) DNS
2 11 (39.29%) DHCP
3 8 (28.57%) SAN
3 8 (28.57%) Firewall
4 6 (21.43%) TCP/IP
5 5 (17.86%) VPN
6 4 (14.29%) LAN
6 4 (14.29%) WAN
7 2 (7.14%) VLAN
7 2 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (7.14%) VoIP
8 1 (3.57%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (3.57%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (39.29%) SQL Server
2 7 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (17.86%) SQL Server 2000
4 4 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 5 (17.86%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.57%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 9 (32.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) Analyst
3 5 (17.86%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Support Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Consultant
6 2 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (7.14%) Technical Support
6 2 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (7.14%) Exchange Consultant
6 2 (7.14%) Technical Support Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Technical Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Server Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) IT Support
6 2 (7.14%) Administrator
7 1 (3.57%) VMware Consultant
7 1 (3.57%) VMware Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) 3rd Line Technical Support
7 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) Web Services
2 1 (3.57%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (28.57%) Blackberry
2 5 (17.86%) Clustering
3 3 (10.71%) Fat Client
3 3 (10.71%) Thin Client
4 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 27 (96.43%) Windows
2 22 (78.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (21.43%) Windows 2000
6 5 (17.86%) Windows 7
7 3 (10.71%) Windows XP
8 1 (3.57%) Mac OS X Server
8 1 (3.57%) Windows 8
8 1 (3.57%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.00%) Migration
2 5 (17.86%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (10.71%) Load Balancing
3 3 (10.71%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (3.57%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (3.57%) Mentoring
4 1 (3.57%) ITIL
4 1 (3.57%) Project Management
4 1 (3.57%) Change Management
4 1 (3.57%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (3.57%) Network Management
4 1 (3.57%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.29%) SQL
2 3 (10.71%) PowerShell
3 2 (7.14%) VBScript
4 1 (3.57%) VB
4 1 (3.57%) VB.NET
4 1 (3.57%) VB6
Qualifications
1 7 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 7 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (7.14%) MCTS
3 2 (7.14%) MCITP
3 2 (7.14%) MCSE
3 2 (7.14%) CCNA
3 2 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.57%) MCSA
4 1 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 12 (42.86%) vSphere
3 5 (17.86%) VMware ESX
3 5 (17.86%) vCloud
4 4 (14.29%) Terminal Services
5 2 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (7.14%) Hyper-V
6 1 (3.57%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (25.00%) Backup Exec
2 5 (17.86%) Norton AntiVirus
2 5 (17.86%) NetBackup
3 4 (14.29%) WSUS
4 3 (10.71%) SCCM
4 3 (10.71%) SCOM
5 2 (7.14%) ARCserve
5 2 (7.14%) WMI
5 2 (7.14%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (3.57%) OpenView
6 1 (3.57%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 20 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 15 (53.57%) VMware
3 8 (28.57%) Cisco
4 7 (25.00%) Citrix
5 6 (21.43%) HP
5 6 (21.43%) Symantec
5 6 (21.43%) Sophos
6 5 (17.86%) Veritas
6 5 (17.86%) Acronis
7 4 (14.29%) CommVault
8 3 (10.71%) Wyse
9 2 (7.14%) McAfee
9 2 (7.14%) Mitel
9 2 (7.14%) ProCurve
9 2 (7.14%) Veeam
9 2 (7.14%) Lotus
10 1 (3.57%) Intel
10 1 (3.57%) CA
10 1 (3.57%) Google