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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server 2003
Rank 111 105 88
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -17
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 11 25 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.43% 1.10% 1.50%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.44% 5.94% 7.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 12 12
Average daily rate
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£380 £238 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% +1.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £138 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £279 £331
UK excluding London average daily rate £311 £255 £293
% change year-on-year
+22.05% -12.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 13
Average hourly rate £17.44 £58.75 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.32% +193.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.86 £12.55 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £132.25 £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.94 £14.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+6.67% -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
451 421 497
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 17.55% 18.55% 20.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 255 228 252
Average daily rate £375 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £190 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 38 43
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -13.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.93 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.55 £34.00 £31.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.38 £18.40
% change year-on-year
-2.04% -0.13%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 23 January 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
Cambridgeshire -12 5 - - 1
Bedfordshire -15 3 £210 -20.75%
Hertfordshire 0 2 £550 +300.00% 1
Essex -3 1 - - 1
Exchange Server 2003
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 28 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 27 (96.43%) Windows
3 25 (89.29%) Active Directory
4 22 (78.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 21 (75.00%) Microsoft
6 20 (71.43%) Exchange Server 2010
7 16 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
7 16 (57.14%) VMware
8 14 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
9 12 (42.86%) vSphere
10 11 (39.29%) DNS
10 11 (39.29%) SQL Server
11 10 (35.71%) DHCP
12 8 (28.57%) Migration
12 8 (28.57%) Cisco
12 8 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
13 7 (25.00%) SAN
13 7 (25.00%) Blackberry
13 7 (25.00%) Firewall
13 7 (25.00%) Citrix
13 7 (25.00%) MS Excel
14 6 (21.43%) HP
14 6 (21.43%) TCP/IP
14 6 (21.43%) Backup Exec
14 6 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
14 6 (21.43%) SC Cleared
14 6 (21.43%) Security Cleared
15 5 (17.86%) Windows 7
15 5 (17.86%) VMware ESX
15 5 (17.86%) VPN

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 28 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 20 (71.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (14.29%) IIS
5 3 (10.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (7.14%) SharePoint
7 1 (3.57%) Lync
Applications
1 7 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (10.71%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.86%) Office 365
2 2 (7.14%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (7.14%) Amazon S3
2 2 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (39.29%) DNS
2 10 (35.71%) DHCP
3 7 (25.00%) SAN
3 7 (25.00%) Firewall
4 6 (21.43%) TCP/IP
5 5 (17.86%) VPN
6 3 (10.71%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (10.71%) LAN
6 3 (10.71%) WAN
7 2 (7.14%) VoIP
7 2 (7.14%) VLAN
8 1 (3.57%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (3.57%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (39.29%) SQL Server
2 6 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (14.29%) SQL Server 2000
4 3 (10.71%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 4 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (32.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Consultant
5 3 (10.71%) Support Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (7.14%) Administrator
6 2 (7.14%) Desktop Support
6 2 (7.14%) 1st Line Support
6 2 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (7.14%) Server Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Exchange Consultant
7 1 (3.57%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) IT Support
7 1 (3.57%) VMware Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) Web Services
2 1 (3.57%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) Blackberry
2 4 (14.29%) 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 5 (17.86%) Windows 7
5 5 (17.86%) Windows 2000
6 3 (10.71%) Windows XP
7 1 (3.57%) Mac OS X Server
7 1 (3.57%) Windows Vista
7 1 (3.57%) UNIX
7 1 (3.57%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (28.57%) Migration
2 4 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (10.71%) Load Balancing
3 3 (10.71%) ITIL
3 3 (10.71%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (3.57%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (3.57%) Service Delivery
4 1 (3.57%) Change Management
4 1 (3.57%) Project Management
4 1 (3.57%) Change Control
4 1 (3.57%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (3.57%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.29%) SQL
2 3 (10.71%) PowerShell
3 2 (7.14%) VBScript
4 1 (3.57%) VB6
4 1 (3.57%) VB
4 1 (3.57%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (21.43%) SC Cleared
1 6 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (10.71%) MCSE
4 2 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (7.14%) CCNA
4 2 (7.14%) MCITP
4 2 (7.14%) MCTS
5 1 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (3.57%) Degree
5 1 (3.57%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.86%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (89.29%) Active Directory
2 12 (42.86%) vSphere
3 5 (17.86%) VMware ESX
4 4 (14.29%) vCloud
4 4 (14.29%) Terminal Services
5 3 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (7.14%) Hyper-V
7 1 (3.57%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (21.43%) Backup Exec
2 4 (14.29%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (14.29%) NetBackup
2 4 (14.29%) WSUS
3 3 (10.71%) SCCM
3 3 (10.71%) SCOM
4 2 (7.14%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (7.14%) WMI
5 1 (3.57%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (3.57%) OpenView
5 1 (3.57%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 21 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 16 (57.14%) VMware
3 8 (28.57%) Cisco
4 7 (25.00%) Citrix
5 6 (21.43%) HP
6 5 (17.86%) Sophos
6 5 (17.86%) Symantec
7 4 (14.29%) Acronis
7 4 (14.29%) CommVault
7 4 (14.29%) Veritas
8 3 (10.71%) Wyse
9 2 (7.14%) Veeam
9 2 (7.14%) McAfee
9 2 (7.14%) Lotus
9 2 (7.14%) Intel
9 2 (7.14%) Mitel
9 2 (7.14%) ProCurve