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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server 2003
Rank 433 338 248
Rank change year-on-year
-95 -90
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 149 257 339
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.29% 0.50% 0.77%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.60% 2.87% 4.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 111 171
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£325 £280 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.07% -5.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £160 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £298 £275
% change year-on-year
+9.24% +8.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 27 48
Average hourly rate £21.00 £18.70 £19.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.29% -5.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.85 £13.90 £11.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £27.50 £33.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £15.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+1.61% -26.19%
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
9305 8953 7814
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.38% 17.42% 17.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 5694 5524 4512
Average daily rate £390 £375 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +6.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £513 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 338 300 395
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.09 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -5.26%

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 17 April 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 within the England region over the 3 months to 17 April 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
South East -42 47 £393 +33.05% 6
London -34 43 £315 +31.25% 27
East of England +3 17 £236 +0.53% 2
Yorkshire -22 13 £288 -8.00% 4
South West -2 9 £325 -13.90% 10
West Midlands -20 8 £350 +6.06% 13
North West -26 7 £325 +13.04% 2
East Midlands +2 5 £550 +76.00% 3
North East - - - -
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Exchange Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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.

1 313 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 278 (88.82%) Windows
3 218 (69.65%) Active Directory
4 181 (57.83%) Windows Server 2008
5 173 (55.27%) Exchange Server 2010
6 168 (53.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 155 (49.52%) Microsoft
8 150 (47.92%) VMware
9 114 (36.42%) Exchange Server 2007
10 87 (27.80%) VMware Infrastructure
11 86 (27.48%) Citrix
12 84 (26.84%) Windows 7
13 79 (25.24%) Windows Server 2012
14 78 (24.92%) Migration
15 75 (23.96%) Windows XP
16 68 (21.73%) Microsoft Certification
17 64 (20.45%) DNS
17 64 (20.45%) Security Cleared
18 61 (19.49%) ITIL
19 58 (18.53%) DHCP
20 55 (17.57%) SC Cleared
21 54 (17.25%) MCSE
22 49 (15.65%) Hyper-V
23 46 (14.70%) HP
24 44 (14.06%) MS Excel
24 44 (14.06%) Lync
25 42 (13.42%) MS Office
26 41 (13.10%) SAN
26 41 (13.10%) XenApp
27 40 (12.78%) SCCM

Exchange Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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
1 313 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 173 (55.27%) Exchange Server 2010
3 114 (36.42%) Exchange Server 2007
4 44 (14.06%) Lync
5 39 (12.46%) SharePoint
6 36 (11.50%) Exchange Server 2013
7 25 (7.99%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 19 (6.07%) IIS
9 7 (2.24%) Exchange Server 2000
10 6 (1.92%) Office Communications Server
10 6 (1.92%) Lotus Domino
11 3 (0.96%) SAS
12 2 (0.64%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (0.64%) Live Communications Server
12 2 (0.64%) SharePoint 2010
13 1 (0.32%) SharePoint 2013
13 1 (0.32%) Exchange Server 5.5
13 1 (0.32%) Apache
13 1 (0.32%) Tomcat
Applications
1 44 (14.06%) MS Excel
2 42 (13.42%) MS Office
3 2 (0.64%) MS Project
4 1 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 35 (11.18%) Office 365
2 13 (4.15%) Mimecast
3 8 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.64%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.64%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.64%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.32%) SaaS
5 1 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.32%) Symantec.cloud
Communications & Networking
1 64 (20.45%) DNS
2 58 (18.53%) DHCP
3 41 (13.10%) SAN
4 30 (9.58%) TCP/IP
5 26 (8.31%) Firewall
6 19 (6.07%) LAN
7 15 (4.79%) VLAN
8 14 (4.47%) NAS
8 14 (4.47%) WAN
9 11 (3.51%) Wireless
10 8 (2.56%) VPN
11 6 (1.92%) SMTP
12 5 (1.60%) Internet
13 4 (1.28%) VoIP
13 4 (1.28%) FTP
13 4 (1.28%) X.400
13 4 (1.28%) NetScaler
13 4 (1.28%) Multicast
13 4 (1.28%) Cisco ASA
14 3 (0.96%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (12.46%) SQL Server
2 12 (3.83%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (2.88%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (1.28%) EDMS
4 4 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.64%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 2 (0.64%) MSI
2 1 (0.32%) ClearCase
2 1 (0.32%) ClearQuest
General
1 28 (8.95%) Finance
2 14 (4.47%) Banking
3 7 (2.24%) Telecoms
4 5 (1.60%) Retail
5 4 (1.28%) Marketing
5 4 (1.28%) Law
5 4 (1.28%) Legal
5 4 (1.28%) Advertising
6 3 (0.96%) Military
7 2 (0.64%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.64%) Back Office
7 2 (0.64%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.64%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 50 (15.97%) Support Engineer
2 41 (13.10%) Analyst
3 38 (12.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 32 (10.22%) 3rd Line Support
5 24 (7.67%) Server Engineer
6 22 (7.03%) Consultant
6 22 (7.03%) Exchange Engineer
6 22 (7.03%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 21 (6.71%) Desktop Support
8 18 (5.75%) Support Analyst
9 17 (5.43%) Messaging Engineer
10 15 (4.79%) 2nd Line Support
11 13 (4.15%) 1st Line Support
12 10 (3.19%) Wintel Support
12 10 (3.19%) IT Support
13 9 (2.88%) Wintel Engineer
13 9 (2.88%) Systems Engineer
13 9 (2.88%) Architect
14 7 (2.24%) Technical Support
14 7 (2.24%) Desktop Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.56%) .NET
2 4 (1.28%) Web Services
3 3 (0.96%) J2EE
4 2 (0.64%) HTML
5 1 (0.32%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 38 (12.14%) Blackberry
2 27 (8.63%) Clustering
3 17 (5.43%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (3.51%) Replication
5 8 (2.56%) Management Information System
6 7 (2.24%) Thin Client
6 7 (2.24%) Fat Client
7 5 (1.60%) NHS
7 5 (1.60%) PDA
7 5 (1.60%) Private Cloud
8 4 (1.28%) Client/Server
9 3 (0.96%) PKI
10 2 (0.64%) Freedom of Information
11 1 (0.32%) PMI
11 1 (0.32%) Informatics
11 1 (0.32%) Computer Science
11 1 (0.32%) Hybrid Cloud
11 1 (0.32%) BYOD
11 1 (0.32%) Enterprise Storage
11 1 (0.32%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 278 (88.82%) Windows
2 181 (57.83%) Windows Server 2008
3 168 (53.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 84 (26.84%) Windows 7
5 79 (25.24%) Windows Server 2012
6 75 (23.96%) Windows XP
7 17 (5.43%) Windows 8
8 14 (4.47%) Windows Vista
9 10 (3.19%) UNIX
9 10 (3.19%) Linux
10 7 (2.24%) Windows 2000 Server
11 4 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (1.28%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.64%) Android
12 2 (0.64%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.32%) AIX
13 1 (0.32%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.32%) Windows CE
13 1 (0.32%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (24.92%) Migration
2 61 (19.49%) ITIL
3 17 (5.43%) Service Delivery
4 16 (5.11%) Service Management
5 15 (4.79%) Change Management
6 12 (3.83%) Disaster Recovery
7 10 (3.19%) Project Management
7 10 (3.19%) Incident Management
7 10 (3.19%) Problem Management
8 9 (2.88%) Change Control
8 9 (2.88%) Mentoring
9 8 (2.56%) Capacity Planning
10 7 (2.24%) ITIL V3
11 6 (1.92%) Kalman Filter
11 6 (1.92%) Network Load Balancing
11 6 (1.92%) Unit Testing
12 5 (1.60%) Performance Management
12 5 (1.60%) Validation
12 5 (1.60%) Content Management
12 5 (1.60%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (10.54%) PowerShell
2 28 (8.95%) SQL
3 14 (4.47%) VBScript
3 14 (4.47%) VB
4 3 (0.96%) C
4 3 (0.96%) Java
Qualifications
1 68 (21.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 64 (20.45%) Security Cleared
3 55 (17.57%) SC Cleared
4 54 (17.25%) MCSE
5 26 (8.31%) MCP
6 13 (4.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 13 (4.15%) DV Cleared
7 12 (3.83%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (3.83%) CCNA
8 11 (3.51%) MCITP
9 10 (3.19%) CCA
9 10 (3.19%) Citrix Certification
10 8 (2.56%) MCTS
11 6 (1.92%) Degree
12 5 (1.60%) CCEA
13 4 (1.28%) MCSA
14 3 (0.96%) CCNP
15 2 (0.64%) HND
15 2 (0.64%) ITIL Certification
15 2 (0.64%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (6.39%) SLA
2 1 (0.32%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.32%) P3O
System Software
1 218 (69.65%) Active Directory
2 87 (27.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 49 (15.65%) Hyper-V
4 41 (13.10%) XenApp
5 29 (9.27%) vSphere
6 24 (7.67%) VMware ESX
7 20 (6.39%) Terminal Services
7 20 (6.39%) XenDesktop
8 7 (2.24%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (2.24%) VMware Server
8 7 (2.24%) XenServer
9 6 (1.92%) Microsoft App-V
9 6 (1.92%) Xen
10 4 (1.28%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 4 (1.28%) Firmware
10 4 (1.28%) vCloud
11 3 (0.96%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 2 (0.64%) Forefront TMG
13 1 (0.32%) UAG
13 1 (0.32%) NFS
Systems Management
1 40 (12.78%) SCCM
2 23 (7.35%) Backup Exec
3 10 (3.19%) SCOM
3 10 (3.19%) McAfee ePO
4 8 (2.56%) ARCserve
5 6 (1.92%) OVSD
5 6 (1.92%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 5 (1.60%) WSUS
6 5 (1.60%) Norton AntiVirus
7 4 (1.28%) HP SIM
7 4 (1.28%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 3 (0.96%) NetBackup
9 2 (0.64%) WMI
9 2 (0.64%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 2 (0.64%) SCVMM
9 2 (0.64%) Nagios
9 2 (0.64%) SCSM
9 2 (0.64%) vMotion
10 1 (0.32%) HP Data Protector
10 1 (0.32%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 155 (49.52%) Microsoft
2 150 (47.92%) VMware
3 86 (27.48%) Citrix
4 46 (14.70%) HP
5 38 (12.14%) Cisco
6 20 (6.39%) McAfee
7 19 (6.07%) Dell
8 16 (5.11%) NetApp
9 15 (4.79%) Symantec
10 12 (3.83%) Sophos
11 8 (2.56%) Oracle
11 8 (2.56%) Veeam
12 7 (2.24%) EMC
13 6 (1.92%) Altiris
13 6 (1.92%) ProCurve
13 6 (1.92%) Proofpoint
13 6 (1.92%) Lumension
13 6 (1.92%) MobileIron
14 5 (1.60%) Remedy
15 4 (1.28%) Clearswift
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