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 11 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Exchange Server 2003
Rank 516 427 319
Rank change year-on-year
-89 -108
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 80 168 282
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.36% 0.62%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.93% 1.96% 3.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 80 123
Average daily rate £250 £325 £241
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% +35.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £114 £173 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £441 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £338 £246
% change year-on-year
-25.92% +37.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 17 29
Average hourly rate £11.50 £22.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.72% +46.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £12.92 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £150.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £18.00 £14.25
% change year-on-year
-27.77% +26.31%
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
8572 8583 8158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.17% 18.23% 17.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 5602 5374 4918
Average daily rate £413 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 225 300 304
Average hourly rate £19.96 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.21% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.75 £37.50
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 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 11 February 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
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 11 February 2016.

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 11 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
South East -14 26 £350 -5.40% 11
London -24 21 £394 +43.18% 11
East Midlands - 15 £114 - 3
North West -15 8 £250 -16.66% 6
Yorkshire -31 4 £250 -4.76% 6
South West +2 3 £330 +22.22% 7
East of England -11 1 £235 -37.33% 2
West Midlands -21 1 £140 -37.77% 6
North East -22 1 - -
Exchange Server 2003
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Exchange Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

1 177 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 144 (81.36%) Windows
3 136 (76.84%) Active Directory
4 107 (60.45%) Exchange Server 2010
5 100 (56.50%) Microsoft
6 86 (48.59%) Windows Server
7 83 (46.89%) Windows Server 2003
8 72 (40.68%) Windows Server 2008
9 64 (36.16%) Exchange Server 2007
10 61 (34.46%) MS Office
11 60 (33.90%) VMware
12 57 (32.20%) Windows XP
13 55 (31.07%) Windows Server 2012
14 47 (26.55%) Office 365
15 45 (25.42%) Exchange Server 2013
16 43 (24.29%) DNS
17 42 (23.73%) Windows 7
18 39 (22.03%) DHCP
19 38 (21.47%) Citrix
20 36 (20.34%) TCP/IP
21 35 (19.77%) Migration
22 33 (18.64%) VMware Infrastructure
23 32 (18.08%) Microsoft Certification
24 31 (17.51%) Cisco
25 30 (16.95%) SharePoint
26 29 (16.38%) SQL Server
26 29 (16.38%) ITIL
26 29 (16.38%) HP
27 28 (15.82%) Blackberry
27 28 (15.82%) MS Excel

Exchange Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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
1 177 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 107 (60.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 64 (36.16%) Exchange Server 2007
4 45 (25.42%) Exchange Server 2013
5 30 (16.95%) SharePoint
6 26 (14.69%) Skype for Business
7 18 (10.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 9 (5.08%) IBM Notes
8 9 (5.08%) SharePoint 2013
9 8 (4.52%) Office Communications Server
10 5 (2.82%) IIS
11 3 (1.69%) Apache
11 3 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2000
11 3 (1.69%) Exchange Server 5.5
11 3 (1.69%) Live Communications Server
12 2 (1.13%) SharePoint 2010
13 1 (0.56%) JBoss
13 1 (0.56%) MindAlign
13 1 (0.56%) SharePoint Server
13 1 (0.56%) Tomcat
Applications
1 61 (34.46%) MS Office
2 28 (15.82%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.69%) Acrobat
3 3 (1.69%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.69%) MS Project
3 3 (1.69%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.69%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.13%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.56%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 47 (26.55%) Office 365
2 7 (3.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.82%) Google Apps
4 3 (1.69%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (1.13%) OneDrive
5 2 (1.13%) Yammer
6 1 (0.56%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 43 (24.29%) DNS
2 39 (22.03%) DHCP
3 36 (20.34%) TCP/IP
4 28 (15.82%) Firewall
5 23 (12.99%) VPN
6 21 (11.86%) SAN
7 18 (10.17%) LAN
8 14 (7.91%) VoIP
8 14 (7.91%) WAN
9 13 (7.34%) Wireless
10 8 (4.52%) Internet
10 8 (4.52%) WebEx
11 7 (3.95%) VLAN
12 6 (3.39%) Skype
13 5 (2.82%) Ethernet
13 5 (2.82%) Remote Desktop
14 3 (1.69%) ADSL
14 3 (1.69%) Broadband
14 3 (1.69%) Cisco ASA
14 3 (1.69%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (16.38%) SQL Server
2 14 (7.91%) SQL Server 2005
3 10 (5.65%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (3.95%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.13%) MySQL
General
1 18 (10.17%) Finance
2 4 (2.26%) Banking
3 3 (1.69%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.13%) Back Office
4 2 (1.13%) Military
5 1 (0.56%) Advertising
5 1 (0.56%) Front Office
5 1 (0.56%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.56%) Italian Language
5 1 (0.56%) Japanese Language
5 1 (0.56%) Legal
5 1 (0.56%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 38 (21.47%) Analyst
2 35 (19.77%) Support Engineer
3 24 (13.56%) Exchange Engineer
4 20 (11.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 17 (9.60%) Support Analyst
6 16 (9.04%) Service Analyst
7 15 (8.47%) 2nd Line Support
8 13 (7.34%) 3rd Line Support
9 12 (6.78%) IT Support
9 12 (6.78%) Migration Engineer
10 11 (6.21%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 11 (6.21%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 11 (6.21%) Service Desk Analyst
11 10 (5.65%) Consultant
11 10 (5.65%) IT Analyst
11 10 (5.65%) VMware Engineer
12 9 (5.08%) Deployment Engineer
12 9 (5.08%) Exchange Migration Engineer
12 9 (5.08%) IT Support Analyst
13 8 (4.52%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.82%) Web Services
2 2 (1.13%) .NET
2 2 (1.13%) CSS
2 2 (1.13%) LAMP
3 1 (0.56%) J2EE
3 1 (0.56%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 28 (15.82%) Blackberry
2 15 (8.47%) Clustering
3 12 (6.78%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (6.78%) Data Centre
4 7 (3.95%) Replication
5 3 (1.69%) Driving Licence
5 3 (1.69%) Enterprise Storage
5 3 (1.69%) PDA
5 3 (1.69%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (1.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (1.13%) HP Storage
6 2 (1.13%) iPhone
6 2 (1.13%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.13%) NHS
7 1 (0.56%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.56%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.56%) SWIFT
7 1 (0.56%) Tandem
7 1 (0.56%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.56%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 144 (81.36%) Windows
2 86 (48.59%) Windows Server
3 83 (46.89%) Windows Server 2003
4 72 (40.68%) Windows Server 2008
5 57 (32.20%) Windows XP
6 55 (31.07%) Windows Server 2012
7 42 (23.73%) Windows 7
8 25 (14.12%) Windows 8
9 14 (7.91%) Windows 10
10 12 (6.78%) Linux
11 11 (6.21%) Apple iOS
11 11 (6.21%) Windows Vista
12 8 (4.52%) Android
12 8 (4.52%) Windows 2000
13 4 (2.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 4 (2.26%) Unix
13 4 (2.26%) VMS
13 4 (2.26%) Windows 2000 Server
14 3 (1.69%) AIX
14 3 (1.69%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (19.77%) Migration
2 29 (16.38%) ITIL
3 13 (7.34%) Change Management
4 11 (6.21%) High Availability
5 8 (4.52%) Kalman Filter
6 7 (3.95%) Project Management
7 6 (3.39%) Presales
7 6 (3.39%) Server Building
7 6 (3.39%) Service Management
8 5 (2.82%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (2.82%) ITSM
8 5 (2.82%) Network Load Balancing
8 5 (2.82%) Time Management
9 4 (2.26%) Configuration Management
9 4 (2.26%) CRM
9 4 (2.26%) Data Protection
9 4 (2.26%) E-Commerce
9 4 (2.26%) Identity Management
9 4 (2.26%) Incident Management
9 4 (2.26%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 25 (14.12%) PowerShell
2 22 (12.43%) SQL
3 9 (5.08%) VBScript
4 4 (2.26%) Perl
5 2 (1.13%) PHP
5 2 (1.13%) Ruby
6 1 (0.56%) Java
6 1 (0.56%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 32 (18.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (11.30%) MCSE
3 19 (10.73%) Security Cleared
4 14 (7.91%) SC Cleared
5 7 (3.95%) MCP
5 7 (3.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 6 (3.39%) CCNA
6 6 (3.39%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (3.39%) MCSA
7 5 (2.82%) MCITP
8 4 (2.26%) DBS Check
8 4 (2.26%) DV Cleared
8 4 (2.26%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (2.26%) MCTS
8 4 (2.26%) VCP5
9 3 (1.69%) CCNP
10 2 (1.13%) HND
10 2 (1.13%) PMI Certification
10 2 (1.13%) PMP
10 2 (1.13%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.52%) SLA
System Software
1 136 (76.84%) Active Directory
2 33 (18.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (11.86%) XenDesktop
4 17 (9.60%) XenApp
5 16 (9.04%) Hyper-V
5 16 (9.04%) vSphere
6 13 (7.34%) VMware ESX
7 5 (2.82%) Brightmail
7 5 (2.82%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (2.26%) Terminal Server
8 4 (2.26%) XenServer
9 3 (1.69%) Forefront TMG
9 3 (1.69%) ISA Server
9 3 (1.69%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (1.69%) Samba
10 2 (1.13%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (0.56%) DFS Replication
11 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.56%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.56%) Xen
Systems Management
1 14 (7.91%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 14 (7.91%) SCCM
2 8 (4.52%) Backup Exec
3 7 (3.95%) SCOM
4 6 (3.39%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 5 (2.82%) ServiceCenter
5 5 (2.82%) vMotion
6 4 (2.26%) WSUS
7 3 (1.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 3 (1.69%) Tivoli
8 2 (1.13%) BMC Marimba
8 2 (1.13%) HP Data Protector
8 2 (1.13%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (1.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 1 (0.56%) Hyperic
9 1 (0.56%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.56%) OVSD
9 1 (0.56%) SolarWinds Orion
9 1 (0.56%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 1 (0.56%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 100 (56.50%) Microsoft
2 60 (33.90%) VMware
3 38 (21.47%) Citrix
4 31 (17.51%) Cisco
5 29 (16.38%) HP
6 14 (7.91%) Dell
6 14 (7.91%) Symantec
7 10 (5.65%) Lotus
8 7 (3.95%) Red Hat
9 6 (3.39%) arcserve
10 5 (2.82%) Adobe
10 5 (2.82%) Google
10 5 (2.82%) IBM
10 5 (2.82%) IronPort
10 5 (2.82%) ThinPrint
11 4 (2.26%) Compaq
11 4 (2.26%) Remedy
12 3 (1.69%) Avaya
12 3 (1.69%) NetApp
12 3 (1.69%) Peregrine
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