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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Exchange Server 2003
Rank 126 115 103
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -12
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 1 14 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.042% 0.55% 1.08%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.28% 3.02% 5.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 13
Average daily rate £235 £375 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.33% +59.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £338 £246
% change year-on-year
-25.92% +37.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 4
Average hourly rate - £21.00 £58.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -64.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £18.00 £14.25
% change year-on-year
-27.77% +26.31%
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
356 464 444
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 14.94% 18.13% 18.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 255 240
Average daily rate £406 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £208 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £534 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 34 34
Average hourly rate £30.00 £17.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+71.42% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.64 £10.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £43.75 £35.44
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

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
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 12 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +7 1 £235 - 1
Exchange Server 2003
England

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 9 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 7 (77.78%) Windows Server
3 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
4 5 (55.56%) MS Excel
4 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
4 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
4 5 (55.56%) VMware
4 5 (55.56%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (55.56%) Office 365
5 4 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (44.44%) vSphere
5 4 (44.44%) XenApp
5 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (44.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (44.44%) VMware ESX
5 4 (44.44%) Citrix
5 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (44.44%) Cisco
5 4 (44.44%) MCSE
6 3 (33.33%) LAN
6 3 (33.33%) WAN
6 3 (33.33%) MCP
6 3 (33.33%) SLA
6 3 (33.33%) Firewall
6 3 (33.33%) SAN
6 3 (33.33%) HP

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 9 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (55.56%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (22.22%) IIS
4 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
5 1 (11.11%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (11.11%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (55.56%) MS Excel
2 2 (22.22%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (55.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) Firewall
1 3 (33.33%) LAN
1 3 (33.33%) SAN
1 3 (33.33%) WAN
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (22.22%) DHCP
2 2 (22.22%) DNS
2 2 (22.22%) Ethernet
2 2 (22.22%) Internet
2 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
3 1 (11.11%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Team Leader
2 2 (22.22%) Exchange Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Network Team Leader
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Exchange Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Messaging Support
3 1 (11.11%) Server Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Server Support
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) VMWare Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Wintel Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Wintel Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) .NET
1 2 (22.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (22.22%) Clustering
1 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
2 1 (11.11%) Blackberry
2 1 (11.11%) HP Storage
2 1 (11.11%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Windows
1 7 (77.78%) Windows Server
2 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (22.22%) Linux
5 2 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
1 2 (22.22%) High Availability
1 2 (22.22%) ITIL
1 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
1 2 (22.22%) Network Load Balancing
1 2 (22.22%) Server Building
2 1 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (11.11%) Change Control
2 1 (11.11%) Network Management
2 1 (11.11%) Network Optimisation
2 1 (11.11%) Presales
2 1 (11.11%) Project Management
2 1 (11.11%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) MCSE
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (44.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (33.33%) MCP
3 2 (22.22%) MCSA
3 2 (22.22%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
1 5 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (44.44%) VMware ESX
2 4 (44.44%) vSphere
2 4 (44.44%) XenApp
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (11.11%) SCCM
1 1 (11.11%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
1 5 (55.56%) VMware
2 4 (44.44%) Cisco
2 4 (44.44%) Citrix
3 3 (33.33%) HP
4 2 (22.22%) Intel
4 2 (22.22%) Red Hat
5 1 (11.11%) arcserve
5 1 (11.11%) CA
5 1 (11.11%) Sophos
5 1 (11.11%) Symantec