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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Exchange Server 2003 over the 3 months to 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server 2003
Rank 336 296 254
Rank change year-on-year
-40 -42
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 256 313 418
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.49% 0.65% 0.77%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.74% 3.69% 4.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 169 222
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£275 £310 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.29% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £124 £174 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £411 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £280 £288
% change year-on-year
+5.35% -2.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 31 70
Average hourly rate £13.75 £17.23 £16.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.17% +2.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.86 £25.00 £25.54
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £14.50 £17.25
% change year-on-year
-6.89% -15.94%
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
9342 8471 9640
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 17.92% 17.54% 17.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 5722 5119 5535
Average daily rate £375 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £335 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.46% +1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 383 351 449
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.52 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-5.48% -0.88%

Exchange Server 2003
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 16 September 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 across the England region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

Exchange Server 2003 Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Exchange Server 2003
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 16 September 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
London -21 90 £290 -10.69% 24
South East -20 65 £275 -16.03% 24
South West -21 23 £325 - 10
North West +6 21 £300 +33.33% 1
East of England -43 19 £240 +28.00% 4
West Midlands -12 18 £320 -20.00% 3
Yorkshire +5 17 £298 +8.18% 4
East Midlands 0 8 £120 -49.47% 5
North East - - - - 2
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Exchange Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 513 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 439 (85.58%) Windows
3 359 (69.98%) Active Directory
4 322 (62.77%) Exchange Server 2010
5 286 (55.75%) Microsoft
6 278 (54.19%) Windows Server 2008
7 264 (51.46%) Windows Server 2003
8 223 (43.47%) Exchange Server 2007
9 219 (42.69%) VMware
10 161 (31.38%) Windows XP
11 150 (29.24%) Windows 7
12 149 (29.04%) Citrix
13 135 (26.32%) DNS
14 128 (24.95%) DHCP
15 121 (23.59%) MS Excel
16 120 (23.39%) VMware Infrastructure
17 114 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
18 113 (22.03%) MS Office
19 110 (21.44%) Security Cleared
20 107 (20.86%) HP
21 101 (19.69%) Cisco
22 96 (18.71%) Windows Server 2012
23 94 (18.32%) SAN
24 88 (17.15%) Blackberry
25 85 (16.57%) ITIL
26 81 (15.79%) SQL Server
27 79 (15.40%) MCSE
27 79 (15.40%) Migration
28 76 (14.81%) Firewall
29 75 (14.62%) XenApp

Exchange Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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
1 513 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 322 (62.77%) Exchange Server 2010
3 223 (43.47%) Exchange Server 2007
4 70 (13.65%) SharePoint
5 59 (11.50%) Exchange Server 2013
6 42 (8.19%) IIS
6 42 (8.19%) Lync
7 33 (6.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 9 (1.75%) SharePoint 2010
9 8 (1.56%) Office Communications Server
9 8 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2000
10 6 (1.17%) Exchange Server 5.5
11 4 (0.78%) JOnAS
12 2 (0.39%) Live Communications Server
12 2 (0.39%) Lotus Domino
12 2 (0.39%) Tomcat
12 2 (0.39%) SAS
12 2 (0.39%) ColdFusion
13 1 (0.19%) WorkSite
13 1 (0.19%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 121 (23.59%) MS Excel
2 113 (22.03%) MS Office
3 5 (0.97%) MS Project
4 4 (0.78%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.58%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.19%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 4 (0.78%) assyst
1 4 (0.78%) Misys Midas
2 3 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.19%) LatentZero
Cloud Services
1 28 (5.46%) Office 365
2 11 (2.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.17%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.58%) SaaS
5 1 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 135 (26.32%) DNS
2 128 (24.95%) DHCP
3 94 (18.32%) SAN
4 76 (14.81%) Firewall
5 61 (11.89%) WAN
6 57 (11.11%) TCP/IP
7 55 (10.72%) LAN
8 51 (9.94%) Wireless
9 28 (5.46%) VPN
10 27 (5.26%) NAS
11 24 (4.68%) VLAN
12 20 (3.90%) VoIP
13 15 (2.92%) Cisco ASA
14 11 (2.14%) Internet
15 7 (1.36%) SMTP
15 7 (1.36%) NetScaler
16 6 (1.17%) Wi-Fi
16 6 (1.17%) X.500
17 5 (0.97%) X.400
17 5 (0.97%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 33 (6.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 21 (4.09%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (1.56%) SQL Server 2000
5 6 (1.17%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (1.17%) Amazon RDS
6 5 (0.97%) EDMS
7 4 (0.78%) Crystal Reports
7 4 (0.78%) Cognos Impromptu
8 2 (0.39%) DataStage
9 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 7
9 1 (0.19%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.19%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (0.58%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 21 (4.09%) Finance
2 18 (3.51%) Advertising
2 18 (3.51%) Telecoms
3 17 (3.31%) Marketing
4 16 (3.12%) French Language
4 16 (3.12%) Spanish Language
5 14 (2.73%) Mandarin Language
6 9 (1.75%) Retail
6 9 (1.75%) Legal
7 7 (1.36%) Law
7 7 (1.36%) Banking
8 5 (0.97%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.78%) German Language
10 3 (0.58%) Front Office
11 2 (0.39%) Back Office
11 2 (0.39%) Military
12 1 (0.19%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.19%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.19%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 98 (19.10%) Support Engineer
2 87 (16.96%) Analyst
3 62 (12.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 55 (10.72%) Support Analyst
5 50 (9.75%) 3rd Line Support
6 47 (9.16%) Systems Engineer
7 43 (8.38%) Consultant
8 39 (7.60%) 2nd Line Support
9 36 (7.02%) Administrator
10 35 (6.82%) Desktop Support
11 30 (5.85%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 25 (4.87%) Systems Administrator
13 23 (4.48%) Technical Support
13 23 (4.48%) Infrastructure Analyst
14 18 (3.51%) IT Support
15 17 (3.31%) Messaging Engineer
16 16 (3.12%) 1st Line Support
17 15 (2.92%) Network Engineer
17 15 (2.92%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
18 14 (2.73%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (0.58%) Application Packaging
1 3 (0.58%) Software Packaging
2 2 (0.39%) Middleware
2 2 (0.39%) .NET
2 2 (0.39%) Web Services
3 1 (0.19%) XML
3 1 (0.19%) MAPI
3 1 (0.19%) COM
3 1 (0.19%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 88 (17.15%) Blackberry
2 38 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (4.87%) Clustering
4 18 (3.51%) PDA
5 17 (3.31%) Replication
6 16 (3.12%) Management Information System
7 12 (2.34%) Thin Client
7 12 (2.34%) Fat Client
8 6 (1.17%) Video Conferencing
8 6 (1.17%) EqualLogic
9 5 (0.97%) iPhone
10 4 (0.78%) Computer Science
11 3 (0.58%) iPad
11 3 (0.58%) Statistics
11 3 (0.58%) NHS
12 2 (0.39%) CESG
12 2 (0.39%) Visualisation
12 2 (0.39%) Digital Media
12 2 (0.39%) Enterprise Software
13 1 (0.19%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 439 (85.58%) Windows
2 278 (54.19%) Windows Server 2008
3 264 (51.46%) Windows Server 2003
4 161 (31.38%) Windows XP
5 150 (29.24%) Windows 7
6 96 (18.71%) Windows Server 2012
7 38 (7.41%) Windows 8
8 30 (5.85%) UNIX
9 20 (3.90%) Windows Vista
10 18 (3.51%) Linux
11 13 (2.53%) Windows 2000
11 13 (2.53%) Windows 2000 Server
12 5 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 4 (0.78%) Mac OS
13 4 (0.78%) Android
14 3 (0.58%) Windows Phone
15 2 (0.39%) HPUX
15 2 (0.39%) Solaris
15 2 (0.39%) Mac OS X
16 1 (0.19%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (16.57%) ITIL
2 79 (15.40%) Migration
3 18 (3.51%) Disaster Recovery
4 17 (3.31%) Service Management
4 17 (3.31%) Change Control
5 15 (2.92%) Service Delivery
6 14 (2.73%) Capacity Planning
7 13 (2.53%) Change Management
8 11 (2.14%) Project Management
8 11 (2.14%) Kalman Filter
9 9 (1.75%) Unit Testing
10 8 (1.56%) Time Management
10 8 (1.56%) Performance Tuning
11 7 (1.36%) PRINCE2
11 7 (1.36%) Load Balancing
12 6 (1.17%) Business Continuity
13 5 (0.97%) Document Management
13 5 (0.97%) Configuration Management
13 5 (0.97%) Network Management
13 5 (0.97%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 72 (14.04%) SQL
2 38 (7.41%) PowerShell
3 14 (2.73%) VBScript
4 12 (2.34%) VB
5 10 (1.95%) Shell Script
6 7 (1.36%) C
7 6 (1.17%) Perl
8 4 (0.78%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.39%) Java
10 1 (0.19%) PHP
10 1 (0.19%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.19%) VBA
10 1 (0.19%) VB6
10 1 (0.19%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 114 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 110 (21.44%) Security Cleared
3 79 (15.40%) MCSE
4 75 (14.62%) SC Cleared
5 54 (10.53%) MCITP
6 38 (7.41%) MCP
7 34 (6.63%) DV Cleared
8 21 (4.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 15 (2.92%) Degree
9 15 (2.92%) Cisco Certification
9 15 (2.92%) CCNA
10 12 (2.34%) MCTS
11 11 (2.14%) MCSA
12 8 (1.56%) CCA
12 8 (1.56%) Citrix Certification
13 5 (0.97%) CCNP
13 5 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
14 3 (0.58%) VCP5
15 2 (0.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 2 (0.39%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (7.41%) SLA
2 6 (1.17%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.39%) QA
4 2 (0.39%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 359 (69.98%) Active Directory
2 120 (23.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 75 (14.62%) XenApp
4 59 (11.50%) Hyper-V
5 48 (9.36%) vSphere
6 39 (7.60%) VMware ESX
7 36 (7.02%) XenServer
8 21 (4.09%) Terminal Services
9 17 (3.31%) XenDesktop
10 10 (1.95%) ISA Server
11 9 (1.75%) VMware Server
11 9 (1.75%) VMware ESXi
12 8 (1.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 7 (1.36%) Microsoft App-V
13 7 (1.36%) vCloud
13 7 (1.36%) UAG
14 6 (1.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 5 (0.97%) MetaFrame
16 4 (0.78%) Forefront TMG
17 3 (0.58%) Brightmail
Systems Management
1 68 (13.26%) SCCM
2 65 (12.67%) Backup Exec
3 30 (5.85%) SCOM
4 25 (4.87%) NetBackup
5 19 (3.70%) ARCserve
6 18 (3.51%) Norton AntiVirus
7 12 (2.34%) HP Data Protector
7 12 (2.34%) HP SIM
8 9 (1.75%) OVSD
9 8 (1.56%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 7 (1.36%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 6 (1.17%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 6 (1.17%) WSUS
12 4 (0.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 3 (0.58%) Unicenter
13 3 (0.58%) MAILsweeper
13 3 (0.58%) CA Spectrum
14 2 (0.39%) SCDPM
14 2 (0.39%) SCSM
14 2 (0.39%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 286 (55.75%) Microsoft
2 219 (42.69%) VMware
3 149 (29.04%) Citrix
4 107 (20.86%) HP
5 101 (19.69%) Cisco
6 66 (12.87%) Symantec
7 38 (7.41%) Dell
8 27 (5.26%) EMC
9 25 (4.87%) Apple
10 24 (4.68%) Juniper
10 24 (4.68%) SolarWinds
11 20 (3.90%) Meru Networks
11 20 (3.90%) NetApp
12 17 (3.31%) Sophos
13 16 (3.12%) Avaya
14 13 (2.53%) CA
14 13 (2.53%) Proofpoint
15 12 (2.34%) Cyber-Ark
15 12 (2.34%) Oracle
16 10 (1.95%) Kaspersky
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