The table below looks at the statistics for Exchange Server 2003 skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Exchange Server 2003 over the 3 months to 26 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Exchange Server 2003
Rank 500 495 344
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -151
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 117 131 271
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.24% 0.26% 0.55%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.36% 1.48% 3.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 74 130
Median daily rate £305 £255 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.60% -1.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £188 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £468 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £250 £270
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -7.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 28
Median hourly rate £13.00 £23.00 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.47% +37.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.05 £20.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.80 £34.00 £24.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 £23.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-45.65% +70.37%
Exchange Server 2003
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Application Platforms Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
8581 8881 8480
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 17.62% 17.50% 17.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 5839 5656 5179
Median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 204 307 337
Median hourly rate £20.00 £21.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+19.04% +23.52%

Exchange Server 2003
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Exchange Server 2003 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Exchange Server 2003 Jobs Demand Trend in England

Exchange Server 2003
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 across the England region.

Exchange Server 2003 Daily Rate Trend in England

Exchange Server 2003
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 across the England region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016.

Exchange Server 2003 Daily Rate Histogram in England

Exchange Server 2003
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 across the England region.

Exchange Server 2003 Hourly Rate Trend in England

Exchange Server 2003
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 within the England region over the 3 months to 26 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +22 41 £450 +44.00% 9
London -5 29 £375 +16.27% 8
Yorkshire +8 14 £233 +16.25%
East Midlands +6 7 £300 +43.71% 3
North East -46 7 £315 -
South West 0 6 £220 -7.36%
East of England -4 6 £163 -29.34% 3
West Midlands -25 5 £140 -44.00% 1
North West -16 2 - - 1
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Exchange Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Exchange Server 2003.

1 204 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 151 (74.02%) Windows
3 146 (71.57%) Active Directory
4 122 (59.80%) Exchange Server 2010
5 105 (51.47%) Microsoft
6 95 (46.57%) Windows Server
7 90 (44.12%) Office 365
8 80 (39.22%) Windows Server 2003
9 75 (36.76%) Windows XP
9 75 (36.76%) Windows Server 2008
10 73 (35.78%) Migration
11 70 (34.31%) Exchange Server 2013
12 69 (33.82%) MS Office
13 66 (32.35%) Exchange Server 2007
14 65 (31.86%) VMware
15 61 (29.90%) PowerShell
16 46 (22.55%) Citrix
17 41 (20.10%) HP
17 41 (20.10%) VMware Infrastructure
17 41 (20.10%) Windows Server 2012
17 41 (20.10%) Windows 7
18 39 (19.12%) SharePoint
18 39 (19.12%) Blackberry
19 38 (18.63%) Security Cleared
20 37 (18.14%) DNS
21 35 (17.16%) DHCP
22 32 (15.69%) SQL
23 31 (15.20%) SQL Server
24 30 (14.71%) MS Excel
25 29 (14.22%) SAN

Exchange Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 204 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 122 (59.80%) Exchange Server 2010
3 70 (34.31%) Exchange Server 2013
4 66 (32.35%) Exchange Server 2007
5 39 (19.12%) SharePoint
6 24 (11.76%) Skype for Business
7 21 (10.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 12 (5.88%) Live Communications Server
9 10 (4.90%) IBM Notes
10 9 (4.41%) IIS
11 8 (3.92%) SharePoint Server
12 6 (2.94%) Office Communications Server
12 6 (2.94%) SharePoint 2013
13 5 (2.45%) SharePoint 2010
14 3 (1.47%) OpenStack
15 2 (0.98%) Apache
16 1 (0.49%) JBoss
16 1 (0.49%) Tomcat
Applications
1 69 (33.82%) MS Office
2 30 (14.71%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.96%) MS Project
4 1 (0.49%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.49%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.49%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.49%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.49%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 90 (44.12%) Office 365
2 8 (3.92%) Google Apps
2 8 (3.92%) OneDrive
3 7 (3.43%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (2.94%) Yammer
5 3 (1.47%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (0.98%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 37 (18.14%) DNS
2 35 (17.16%) DHCP
3 29 (14.22%) SAN
4 26 (12.75%) Firewall
5 23 (11.27%) TCP/IP
6 17 (8.33%) VPN
7 14 (6.86%) LAN
8 13 (6.37%) Skype
8 13 (6.37%) Wireless
9 12 (5.88%) WAN
10 10 (4.90%) VoIP
11 7 (3.43%) Internet
12 5 (2.45%) IP Telephony
13 4 (1.96%) Cisco IOS
13 4 (1.96%) VLAN
14 3 (1.47%) Cisco ASA
15 2 (0.98%) IPsec
15 2 (0.98%) iSCSI
15 2 (0.98%) Network Security
15 2 (0.98%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (15.20%) SQL Server
2 15 (7.35%) SQL Server 2005
3 10 (4.90%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (3.92%) MS Access
5 6 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.49%) EDRMS
6 1 (0.49%) MySQL
General
1 13 (6.37%) Finance
2 9 (4.41%) Banking
3 3 (1.47%) Italian Language
3 3 (1.47%) Japanese Language
3 3 (1.47%) Legal
4 2 (0.98%) Marketing
4 2 (0.98%) Spanish Language
4 2 (0.98%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.49%) Electronics
5 1 (0.49%) Front Office
5 1 (0.49%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.49%) Law
5 1 (0.49%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.49%) Retail
Job Titles
1 46 (22.55%) Support Engineer
2 41 (20.10%) Analyst
3 25 (12.25%) Consultant
3 25 (12.25%) Service Analyst
4 24 (11.76%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 22 (10.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 19 (9.31%) Exchange Engineer
7 18 (8.82%) Service Desk Analyst
8 16 (7.84%) 2nd Line Support
8 16 (7.84%) 3rd Line Support
8 16 (7.84%) Exchange Consultant
8 16 (7.84%) Support Analyst
9 15 (7.35%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 12 (5.88%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 12 (5.88%) Active Directory Engineer
10 12 (5.88%) Messaging Engineer
10 12 (5.88%) Migration Consultant
10 12 (5.88%) Office 365 Engineer
11 11 (5.39%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 11 (5.39%) Migration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.47%) Web Services
2 2 (0.98%) J2EE
2 2 (0.98%) X-Windows
3 1 (0.49%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.49%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 39 (19.12%) Blackberry
2 13 (6.37%) Data Centre
3 12 (5.88%) Clustering
4 10 (4.90%) Replication
5 9 (4.41%) Fat Client
5 9 (4.41%) Thin Client
6 7 (3.43%) Driving Licence
6 7 (3.43%) Enterprise Storage
6 7 (3.43%) Statistics
7 6 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (1.47%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.47%) NHS
8 3 (1.47%) Smartphone
9 2 (0.98%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.98%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (0.98%) iPhone
10 1 (0.49%) EMC VNXe
10 1 (0.49%) HP Storage
10 1 (0.49%) iPad
10 1 (0.49%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 151 (74.02%) Windows
2 95 (46.57%) Windows Server
3 80 (39.22%) Windows Server 2003
4 75 (36.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 75 (36.76%) Windows XP
5 41 (20.10%) Windows 7
5 41 (20.10%) Windows Server 2012
6 22 (10.78%) Windows 8
7 12 (5.88%) Android
8 9 (4.41%) Mac OS X
9 8 (3.92%) Apple iOS
9 8 (3.92%) Linux
9 8 (3.92%) Windows 10
10 4 (1.96%) Windows 2000
10 4 (1.96%) Windows Vista
11 3 (1.47%) Mac OS
11 3 (1.47%) Unix
12 2 (0.98%) AIX
12 2 (0.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.98%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (35.78%) Migration
2 26 (12.75%) ITIL
3 15 (7.35%) Service Management
4 10 (4.90%) Change Management
5 9 (4.41%) Kalman Filter
5 9 (4.41%) Release Management
5 9 (4.41%) Server Building
6 8 (3.92%) Time Management
7 7 (3.43%) High Availability
7 7 (3.43%) Problem Management
8 6 (2.94%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (2.45%) Change Control
9 5 (2.45%) Configuration Management
9 5 (2.45%) Presales
9 5 (2.45%) Project Management
9 5 (2.45%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (1.96%) Business Continuity
10 4 (1.96%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (1.96%) Identity Management
10 4 (1.96%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 61 (29.90%) PowerShell
2 32 (15.69%) SQL
3 9 (4.41%) VBScript
4 2 (0.98%) Java
5 1 (0.49%) Perl
5 1 (0.49%) PHP
5 1 (0.49%) Ruby
5 1 (0.49%) VB
Qualifications
1 38 (18.63%) Security Cleared
2 23 (11.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 18 (8.82%) SC Cleared
4 14 (6.86%) MCSE
5 7 (3.43%) DV Cleared
6 6 (2.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 5 (2.45%) DBS Check
7 5 (2.45%) MCITP
8 4 (1.96%) MCTS
8 4 (1.96%) VCP5
9 2 (0.98%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (0.98%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.98%) Degree
9 2 (0.98%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.98%) MOS
9 2 (0.98%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.49%) CCNP
10 1 (0.49%) HND
10 1 (0.49%) MCP
10 1 (0.49%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.41%) SLA
2 1 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.49%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 146 (71.57%) Active Directory
2 41 (20.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (9.80%) vSphere
4 19 (9.31%) Hyper-V
5 18 (8.82%) XenDesktop
6 16 (7.84%) XenApp
7 13 (6.37%) VMware ESX
8 7 (3.43%) Brightmail
9 6 (2.94%) Terminal Services
9 6 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (2.94%) XenServer
10 5 (2.45%) ISA Server
11 3 (1.47%) Forefront TMG
11 3 (1.47%) NFS
12 2 (0.98%) Terminal Server
12 2 (0.98%) Virtual Servers
13 1 (0.49%) MetaFrame
13 1 (0.49%) Samba
13 1 (0.49%) VMware Workstation
13 1 (0.49%) Xen
Systems Management
1 13 (6.37%) SCCM
2 12 (5.88%) NetBackup
3 11 (5.39%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 11 (5.39%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 8 (3.92%) Netcool
4 8 (3.92%) Unicenter
4 8 (3.92%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 8 (3.92%) WSUS
5 7 (3.43%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 6 (2.94%) SCOM
7 5 (2.45%) Backup Exec
7 5 (2.45%) vMotion
8 4 (1.96%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 3 (1.47%) Failover Clustering
9 3 (1.47%) ServiceCenter
9 3 (1.47%) Tivoli
10 2 (0.98%) HP Data Protector
10 2 (0.98%) McAfee ePO
10 2 (0.98%) Norton AntiVirus
10 2 (0.98%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 105 (51.47%) Microsoft
2 65 (31.86%) VMware
3 46 (22.55%) Citrix
4 41 (20.10%) HP
5 28 (13.73%) Cisco
6 16 (7.84%) Symantec
7 15 (7.35%) Dell
8 13 (6.37%) Oracle
9 11 (5.39%) EMC
10 10 (4.90%) Lotus
10 10 (4.90%) ThinPrint
10 10 (4.90%) Veritas
11 8 (3.92%) Google
11 8 (3.92%) IronPort
11 8 (3.92%) Meridio
11 8 (3.92%) Veeam
12 7 (3.43%) NetApp
13 6 (2.94%) Apple
13 6 (2.94%) Compaq
14 5 (2.45%) Red Hat