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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server 2003
Rank 118 80 93
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +13
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 26 45 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.88% 1.88% 1.75%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.27% 10.56% 9.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 18 32
Average daily rate
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£205 £219 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.28% -17.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £176 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £276 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £306 £275
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +11.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 7
Average hourly rate £11.50 £22.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.72% +46.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £18.11 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-25.46% -9.43%
Application Platforms Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
493 426 541
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 16.60% 17.82% 17.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 292 174 244
Average daily rate £375 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £180 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £451 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 53 42
Average hourly rate £21.75 £25.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.00% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.55 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £38.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-15.38% -2.50%
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 23 July 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 23 July 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 -4 8 £223 - 3
Hertfordshire -1 7 £331 +84.02% 1
Bedfordshire -19 5 £185 -36.20% 1
Essex -11 3 £175 -2.77%
Exchange Server 2003
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 63 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 53 (84.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 49 (77.78%) Active Directory
4 43 (68.25%) Windows
5 39 (61.90%) Windows Server 2008
6 38 (60.32%) Windows Server 2003
7 28 (44.44%) SQL Server
8 27 (42.86%) VMware
9 26 (41.27%) Microsoft
9 26 (41.27%) Windows 7
10 25 (39.68%) Migration
11 24 (38.10%) Firewall
11 24 (38.10%) HP
12 23 (36.51%) ITIL
13 20 (31.75%) Cisco
13 20 (31.75%) Exchange Server 2007
14 19 (30.16%) SQL Server 2008
15 18 (28.57%) Hyper-V
16 16 (25.40%) Wireless
17 14 (22.22%) LAN
17 14 (22.22%) WAN
17 14 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
18 13 (20.63%) SharePoint
18 13 (20.63%) Citrix
19 12 (19.05%) SAN
19 12 (19.05%) Cisco ASA
19 12 (19.05%) vSphere
20 11 (17.46%) Microsoft Certification
20 11 (17.46%) MCSE
21 10 (15.87%) Change Control

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 63 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 53 (84.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 20 (31.75%) Exchange Server 2007
4 13 (20.63%) SharePoint
5 7 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 5 (7.94%) JOnAS
6 5 (7.94%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (1.59%) Lync
8 1 (1.59%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (11.11%) MS Office
2 2 (3.17%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.59%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (38.10%) Firewall
2 16 (25.40%) Wireless
3 14 (22.22%) LAN
3 14 (22.22%) WAN
4 12 (19.05%) SAN
4 12 (19.05%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (9.52%) DNS
5 6 (9.52%) DHCP
5 6 (9.52%) TCP/IP
6 5 (7.94%) VLAN
6 5 (7.94%) NAS
6 5 (7.94%) Fibre Channel
7 3 (4.76%) VPN
8 1 (1.59%) Intranet
8 1 (1.59%) Internet
8 1 (1.59%) IP Telephony
8 1 (1.59%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 19 (30.16%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (9.52%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (3.17%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (3.17%) Cognos Impromptu
5 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 3 (4.76%) Telecoms
1 3 (4.76%) Finance
2 1 (1.59%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 25 (39.68%) Analyst
2 17 (26.98%) Technical Analyst
3 13 (20.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 11 (17.46%) Support Analyst
5 8 (12.70%) Technical Support
6 7 (11.11%) Support Engineer
7 6 (9.52%) Consultant
7 6 (9.52%) Technical Support Analyst
8 5 (7.94%) Systems Engineer
8 5 (7.94%) Project Engineer
8 5 (7.94%) Technical Engineer
8 5 (7.94%) 3rd Line Support
8 5 (7.94%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 5 (7.94%) 2nd Line Support
8 5 (7.94%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 4 (6.35%) Exchange Consultant
9 4 (6.35%) Technical Services Analyst
9 4 (6.35%) Server Engineer
9 4 (6.35%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
10 3 (4.76%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.59%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.94%) Blackberry
2 4 (6.35%) Replication
3 2 (3.17%) Fat Client
3 2 (3.17%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.59%) iPhone
4 1 (1.59%) Clustering
4 1 (1.59%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 43 (68.25%) Windows
2 39 (61.90%) Windows Server 2008
3 38 (60.32%) Windows Server 2003
4 26 (41.27%) Windows 7
5 9 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (14.29%) Windows XP
6 5 (7.94%) Linux
7 4 (6.35%) UNIX
7 4 (6.35%) Windows Vista
8 3 (4.76%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (3.17%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.59%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (39.68%) Migration
2 23 (36.51%) ITIL
3 10 (15.87%) Change Control
4 8 (12.70%) Capacity Planning
5 5 (7.94%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (6.35%) Network Management
7 2 (3.17%) Service Delivery
7 2 (3.17%) PRINCE2
8 1 (1.59%) CRM
8 1 (1.59%) Incident Management
8 1 (1.59%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (11.11%) SQL
2 4 (6.35%) VB
2 4 (6.35%) PowerShell
2 4 (6.35%) Bash Shell
2 4 (6.35%) Perl
Qualifications
1 11 (17.46%) MCSE
1 11 (17.46%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (11.11%) MCITP
3 5 (7.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (6.35%) MCP
4 4 (6.35%) MCSA
4 4 (6.35%) Citrix Certification
5 3 (4.76%) CCA
5 3 (4.76%) VCP5
6 1 (1.59%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.59%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.59%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.59%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.17%) SLA
2 1 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 49 (77.78%) Active Directory
2 18 (28.57%) Hyper-V
3 14 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (19.05%) vSphere
5 9 (14.29%) XenApp
6 7 (11.11%) VMware ESX
7 5 (7.94%) UAG
7 5 (7.94%) XenServer
8 3 (4.76%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 2 (3.17%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (3.17%) Terminal Services
10 1 (1.59%) ISA Server
10 1 (1.59%) Terminal Server
10 1 (1.59%) XenDesktop
10 1 (1.59%) vCloud
10 1 (1.59%) KVM
Systems Management
1 9 (14.29%) SCCM
2 7 (11.11%) SCOM
3 6 (9.52%) ARCserve
4 2 (3.17%) NetBackup
4 2 (3.17%) Backup Exec
4 2 (3.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (1.59%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.59%) Tivoli
5 1 (1.59%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (1.59%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (1.59%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 27 (42.86%) VMware
2 26 (41.27%) Microsoft
3 24 (38.10%) HP
4 20 (31.75%) Cisco
5 13 (20.63%) Citrix
6 6 (9.52%) NetApp
7 5 (7.94%) Intel
7 5 (7.94%) CommVault
7 5 (7.94%) WatchGuard
8 4 (6.35%) CA
9 2 (3.17%) Cognos
9 2 (3.17%) Dell
9 2 (3.17%) Altiris
9 2 (3.17%) Symantec
9 2 (3.17%) Sophos
10 1 (1.59%) Websense
10 1 (1.59%) Wyse
10 1 (1.59%) McAfee
10 1 (1.59%) Google
10 1 (1.59%) LANDesk