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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server 2003
Rank 476 345 247
Rank change year-on-year
-131 -98
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 119 246 362
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.23% 0.50% 0.78%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.25% 2.75% 4.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 132 192
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£250 £270 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% -16.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £121 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £382 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £270 £300
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 21 43
Average hourly rate £23.50 £15.00 £17.23
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+56.66% -12.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £11.50 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.70 £22.50 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £12.79 £17.23
% change year-on-year
+83.70% -25.73%
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
9558 8949 8019
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.55% 18.13% 17.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 6236 5396 4654
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £513 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 279 370 403
Average hourly rate £21.15 £18.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.47% -16.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.75 £35.80 £39.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+26.47% -10.52%

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 31 July 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
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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 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
London -61 36 £246 -17.91% 16
South East -32 32 £313 +5.93% 11
East of England -3 18 £215 +7.50% 5
Yorkshire -20 8 £258 -2.83% 8
North West -43 8 £305 +13.05% 4
West Midlands -11 7 £250 -11.50% 5
South West -20 6 £216 -32.94% 3
East Midlands -1 3 £235 +95.83% 4
North East - 1 - -
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Exchange Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 263 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 233 (88.59%) Windows
3 201 (76.43%) Active Directory
4 174 (66.16%) Exchange Server 2010
5 161 (61.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 159 (60.46%) Windows Server 2003
7 113 (42.97%) Microsoft
8 109 (41.44%) VMware
9 107 (40.68%) Exchange Server 2007
10 88 (33.46%) Windows Server 2012
11 73 (27.76%) Citrix
12 68 (25.86%) Migration
12 68 (25.86%) Windows 7
13 62 (23.57%) DNS
14 60 (22.81%) DHCP
15 56 (21.29%) VMware Infrastructure
16 55 (20.91%) Cisco
17 54 (20.53%) SQL Server
18 47 (17.87%) ITIL
18 47 (17.87%) HP
19 46 (17.49%) SAN
20 43 (16.35%) SharePoint
21 42 (15.97%) Hyper-V
22 41 (15.59%) XenApp
22 41 (15.59%) Office 365
23 40 (15.21%) Windows XP
24 39 (14.83%) Firewall
25 38 (14.45%) Microsoft Certification
26 34 (12.93%) Lync
27 32 (12.17%) Security Cleared

Exchange Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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
1 263 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 174 (66.16%) Exchange Server 2010
3 107 (40.68%) Exchange Server 2007
4 43 (16.35%) SharePoint
5 34 (12.93%) Lync
6 24 (9.13%) Exchange Server 2013
7 23 (8.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 19 (7.22%) IIS
9 9 (3.42%) SharePoint 2010
10 8 (3.04%) Lotus Domino
11 5 (1.90%) Live Communications Server
12 4 (1.52%) Office Communications Server
13 2 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2000
14 1 (0.38%) Apache
14 1 (0.38%) Tomcat
14 1 (0.38%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 31 (11.79%) MS Excel
2 30 (11.41%) MS Office
3 1 (0.38%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (0.76%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 41 (15.59%) Office 365
2 9 (3.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (2.28%) Mimecast
4 2 (0.76%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (0.76%) Yammer
5 1 (0.38%) SaaS
5 1 (0.38%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 62 (23.57%) DNS
2 60 (22.81%) DHCP
3 46 (17.49%) SAN
4 39 (14.83%) Firewall
5 32 (12.17%) LAN
6 31 (11.79%) WAN
7 22 (8.37%) Wireless
8 21 (7.98%) TCP/IP
9 10 (3.80%) SMTP
9 10 (3.80%) Internet
9 10 (3.80%) VLAN
10 8 (3.04%) NAS
11 7 (2.66%) Cisco ASA
12 6 (2.28%) IPv4
12 6 (2.28%) Cisco IOS
13 5 (1.90%) X.400
13 5 (1.90%) Intranet
14 4 (1.52%) VPN
14 4 (1.52%) IP Telephony
15 3 (1.14%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (20.53%) SQL Server
2 28 (10.65%) SQL Server 2005
3 25 (9.51%) SQL Server 2008
4 14 (5.32%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.76%) EDMS
Development Applications
1 1 (0.38%) ClearCase
1 1 (0.38%) ClearQuest
General
1 19 (7.22%) Finance
2 8 (3.04%) Telecoms
2 8 (3.04%) Banking
3 5 (1.90%) Investment Banking
4 4 (1.52%) Military
4 4 (1.52%) Retail
4 4 (1.52%) Law
5 3 (1.14%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.76%) Electronics
6 2 (0.76%) Marketing
7 1 (0.38%) Legal
7 1 (0.38%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 38 (14.45%) Analyst
2 37 (14.07%) Support Engineer
3 32 (12.17%) 3rd Line Support
4 30 (11.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 24 (9.13%) Server Engineer
6 19 (7.22%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 18 (6.84%) Messaging Engineer
7 18 (6.84%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 17 (6.46%) Exchange Engineer
9 16 (6.08%) 2nd Line Support
9 16 (6.08%) Consultant
9 16 (6.08%) Support Analyst
10 12 (4.56%) IT Support
11 8 (3.04%) Wintel Engineer
11 8 (3.04%) Administrator
11 8 (3.04%) IT Support Engineer
11 8 (3.04%) Wintel Support
12 7 (2.66%) Technical Analyst
12 7 (2.66%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
12 7 (2.66%) Migration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.42%) .NET
2 3 (1.14%) J2EE
2 3 (1.14%) Web Services
3 2 (0.76%) HTML
4 1 (0.38%) XML
4 1 (0.38%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 30 (11.41%) Blackberry
2 27 (10.27%) Clustering
3 17 (6.46%) Replication
4 15 (5.70%) HP Storage
5 12 (4.56%) Data Centre
6 7 (2.66%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (2.28%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.90%) Private Cloud
8 5 (1.90%) HP StoreVirtual
9 4 (1.52%) Informatics
10 3 (1.14%) Computer Science
10 3 (1.14%) Fat Client
10 3 (1.14%) PKI
10 3 (1.14%) Thin Client
10 3 (1.14%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.76%) DTV
11 2 (0.76%) Freedom of Information
11 2 (0.76%) Video Conferencing
11 2 (0.76%) EMC VNXe
12 1 (0.38%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 233 (88.59%) Windows
2 161 (61.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 159 (60.46%) Windows Server 2003
4 88 (33.46%) Windows Server 2012
5 68 (25.86%) Windows 7
6 40 (15.21%) Windows XP
7 20 (7.60%) Windows 8
8 10 (3.80%) Linux
9 8 (3.04%) Windows Vista
9 8 (3.04%) Windows 2000 Server
10 6 (2.28%) UNIX
10 6 (2.28%) Windows 2000
11 4 (1.52%) Android
11 4 (1.52%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.38%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.38%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (25.86%) Migration
2 47 (17.87%) ITIL
3 15 (5.70%) Disaster Recovery
3 15 (5.70%) Change Control
4 13 (4.94%) Capacity Planning
5 11 (4.18%) Service Delivery
6 10 (3.80%) Network Management
7 8 (3.04%) High Availability
7 8 (3.04%) Service Management
8 7 (2.66%) Change Management
8 7 (2.66%) Performance Management
8 7 (2.66%) Performance Monitoring
9 5 (1.90%) Network Load Balancing
10 4 (1.52%) Release Management
10 4 (1.52%) Project Management
10 4 (1.52%) GAP Analysis
10 4 (1.52%) Server Building
10 4 (1.52%) Unit Testing
10 4 (1.52%) ITIL V3
10 4 (1.52%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 17 (6.46%) PowerShell
2 16 (6.08%) SQL
3 5 (1.90%) VBScript
4 3 (1.14%) Java
5 1 (0.38%) VB
Qualifications
1 38 (14.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 32 (12.17%) MCSE
2 32 (12.17%) Security Cleared
3 26 (9.89%) SC Cleared
4 10 (3.80%) Degree
5 9 (3.42%) MCITP
5 9 (3.42%) DV Cleared
6 8 (3.04%) MCP
7 7 (2.66%) CCNA
7 7 (2.66%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (2.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (1.52%) MCTS
9 4 (1.52%) MCSA
10 3 (1.14%) CCA
10 3 (1.14%) Citrix Certification
11 1 (0.38%) MCSD
11 1 (0.38%) MCT
11 1 (0.38%) CCNP
11 1 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.38%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.18%) SLA
2 1 (0.38%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 201 (76.43%) Active Directory
2 56 (21.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 42 (15.97%) Hyper-V
4 41 (15.59%) XenApp
5 27 (10.27%) vSphere
6 23 (8.75%) VMware ESX
7 21 (7.98%) XenDesktop
8 16 (6.08%) Terminal Services
9 14 (5.32%) VMware ESXi
10 5 (1.90%) VMware Server
11 4 (1.52%) DFS Replication
11 4 (1.52%) XenServer
12 3 (1.14%) Microsoft App-V
12 3 (1.14%) vCloud
13 2 (0.76%) Xen
14 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 1 (0.38%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 1 (0.38%) NFS
14 1 (0.38%) Firmware
14 1 (0.38%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 27 (10.27%) SCCM
2 12 (4.56%) SCOM
2 12 (4.56%) ARCserve
3 11 (4.18%) Backup Exec
4 9 (3.42%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 6 (2.28%) Norton AntiVirus
6 5 (1.90%) NetBackup
6 5 (1.90%) WSUS
7 4 (1.52%) SCSM
8 3 (1.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 3 (1.14%) SolarWinds Orion
9 2 (0.76%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (0.76%) SCVMM
9 2 (0.76%) Windows Intune
9 2 (0.76%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 2 (0.76%) XenMobile
9 2 (0.76%) NetVault Backup
10 1 (0.38%) SCDPM
10 1 (0.38%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 1 (0.38%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 113 (42.97%) Microsoft
2 109 (41.44%) VMware
3 73 (27.76%) Citrix
4 55 (20.91%) Cisco
5 47 (17.87%) HP
6 15 (5.70%) Dell
7 14 (5.32%) Symantec
8 12 (4.56%) NetApp
9 10 (3.80%) CA
10 9 (3.42%) McAfee
11 7 (2.66%) Veeam
12 6 (2.28%) Proofpoint
12 6 (2.28%) Veritas
12 6 (2.28%) Altiris
12 6 (2.28%) EMC
12 6 (2.28%) Oracle
13 5 (1.90%) Sophos
13 5 (1.90%) Clearswift
13 5 (1.90%) Riverbed
13 5 (1.90%) Exinda
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