The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the England region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server 2003
Rank 348 243 211
Rank change year-on-year
-105 -32
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 246 359 467
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.50% 0.77% 0.88%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.78% 4.50% 5.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 195 237
Average daily rate
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£270 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.92% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £121 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £270 £300 £290
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 42 78
Average hourly rate £15.00 £18.11 £19.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.18% -5.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.55 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £25.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.79 £17.23 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-25.73% -18.94%
Application Platforms Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
8846 7976 9158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 17.92% 17.12% 17.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 5334 4652 5326
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £217 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 368 395 423
Average hourly rate £18.00 £21.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.91 £12.20 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £38.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.36% -5.00%
Exchange Server 2003
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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 30 July 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 30 July 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 30 July 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 -9 95 £300 -10.44% 21
South East -47 54 £295 -14.49% 22
North West +12 25 £270 +19.46% 5
West Midlands -11 21 £283 -21.30% 7
East of England -38 21 £200 - 9
South West -15 18 £323 -0.76% 8
Yorkshire -19 5 £265 -3.63% 7
East Midlands -8 4 £120 -49.47% 11
North East - - - - 1
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Exchange Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 503 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 433 (86.08%) Windows
3 330 (65.61%) Active Directory
4 309 (61.43%) Exchange Server 2010
5 278 (55.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 278 (55.27%) Microsoft
6 269 (53.48%) Windows Server 2003
7 213 (42.35%) VMware
8 200 (39.76%) Exchange Server 2007
9 150 (29.82%) Citrix
10 144 (28.63%) Windows XP
11 130 (25.84%) Windows 7
12 128 (25.45%) VMware Infrastructure
13 124 (24.65%) Microsoft Certification
14 118 (23.46%) Security Cleared
15 108 (21.47%) DNS
16 105 (20.87%) HP
17 104 (20.68%) DHCP
18 102 (20.28%) MS Excel
19 99 (19.68%) Cisco
19 99 (19.68%) SAN
20 96 (19.09%) MS Office
21 94 (18.69%) ITIL
22 92 (18.29%) SQL Server
23 91 (18.09%) MCSE
24 85 (16.90%) Firewall
24 85 (16.90%) Windows Server 2012
25 84 (16.70%) SC Cleared
26 79 (15.71%) Migration
27 72 (14.31%) Blackberry

Exchange Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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
1 503 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 309 (61.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 200 (39.76%) Exchange Server 2007
4 66 (13.12%) SharePoint
5 47 (9.34%) Exchange Server 2013
6 42 (8.35%) Lync
7 39 (7.75%) IIS
8 37 (7.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 11 (2.19%) SharePoint 2010
10 7 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2000
11 5 (0.99%) JOnAS
11 5 (0.99%) Exchange Server 5.5
12 3 (0.60%) Tomcat
13 2 (0.40%) Lotus Domino
13 2 (0.40%) ColdFusion
14 1 (0.20%) Office Communications Server
14 1 (0.20%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 102 (20.28%) MS Excel
2 96 (19.09%) MS Office
3 3 (0.60%) MS Project
3 3 (0.60%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.20%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 4 (0.80%) Misys Midas
1 4 (0.80%) assyst
2 1 (0.20%) LatentZero
2 1 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (3.58%) Office 365
2 7 (1.39%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (1.19%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (0.99%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.40%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 108 (21.47%) DNS
2 104 (20.68%) DHCP
3 99 (19.68%) SAN
4 85 (16.90%) Firewall
5 63 (12.52%) WAN
6 59 (11.73%) LAN
7 57 (11.33%) TCP/IP
8 51 (10.14%) Wireless
9 32 (6.36%) NAS
10 23 (4.57%) VPN
11 21 (4.17%) Cisco ASA
12 20 (3.98%) VoIP
13 19 (3.78%) SMTP
13 19 (3.78%) VLAN
14 16 (3.18%) Internet
15 13 (2.58%) X.400
16 10 (1.99%) X.500
17 7 (1.39%) iSCSI
18 5 (0.99%) ICMP
18 5 (0.99%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (18.29%) SQL Server
2 34 (6.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 28 (5.57%) SQL Server 2005
4 9 (1.79%) Crystal Reports
5 8 (1.59%) Cognos Impromptu
6 5 (0.99%) EDMS
6 5 (0.99%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (0.99%) Amazon RDS
7 4 (0.80%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (0.40%) MySQL
8 2 (0.40%) DataStage
9 1 (0.20%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 3 (0.60%) Wise Package Studio
2 2 (0.40%) MSI
General
1 36 (7.16%) Finance
2 19 (3.78%) Spanish Language
2 19 (3.78%) French Language
3 18 (3.58%) Advertising
4 17 (3.38%) Mandarin Language
4 17 (3.38%) Marketing
5 14 (2.78%) Telecoms
6 12 (2.39%) Banking
7 10 (1.99%) Retail
8 8 (1.59%) Legal
9 5 (0.99%) Military
10 4 (0.80%) Front Office
10 4 (0.80%) Law
11 2 (0.40%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.40%) Back Office
11 2 (0.40%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.20%) Automotive
12 1 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.20%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.20%) German Language
Job Titles
1 84 (16.70%) Analyst
2 79 (15.71%) Support Engineer
3 56 (11.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 55 (10.93%) Support Analyst
5 46 (9.15%) 3rd Line Support
6 42 (8.35%) Systems Engineer
7 41 (8.15%) Consultant
8 39 (7.75%) 2nd Line Support
9 31 (6.16%) Desktop Support
10 29 (5.77%) Administrator
10 29 (5.77%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 26 (5.17%) Technical Support
12 24 (4.77%) Systems Administrator
13 22 (4.37%) Messaging Engineer
14 19 (3.78%) Technical Analyst
15 18 (3.58%) Infrastructure Analyst
16 17 (3.38%) Exchange Consultant
17 16 (3.18%) Network Engineer
18 15 (2.98%) Technical Engineer
18 15 (2.98%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.40%) COM
1 2 (0.40%) XML
1 2 (0.40%) Middleware
2 1 (0.20%) ODBC
2 1 (0.20%) MAPI
2 1 (0.20%) Application Packaging
2 1 (0.20%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 72 (14.31%) Blackberry
2 27 (5.37%) Clustering
3 16 (3.18%) Management Information System
3 16 (3.18%) Replication
4 15 (2.98%) PDA
5 13 (2.58%) Thin Client
5 13 (2.58%) Fat Client
6 10 (1.99%) CESG
7 8 (1.59%) EqualLogic
8 6 (1.19%) Cryptography
9 5 (0.99%) PKI
9 5 (0.99%) iPhone
10 4 (0.80%) Video Conferencing
10 4 (0.80%) NHS
11 3 (0.60%) Client/Server
11 3 (0.60%) Computer Science
11 3 (0.60%) FlexPod
12 2 (0.40%) iPad
12 2 (0.40%) Digital Media
12 2 (0.40%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 433 (86.08%) Windows
2 278 (55.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 269 (53.48%) Windows Server 2003
4 144 (28.63%) Windows XP
5 130 (25.84%) Windows 7
6 85 (16.90%) Windows Server 2012
7 48 (9.54%) UNIX
8 36 (7.16%) Linux
9 22 (4.37%) Windows 8
10 18 (3.58%) Windows Vista
11 15 (2.98%) Windows 2000 Server
12 11 (2.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 7 (1.39%) Windows 2000
14 4 (0.80%) Mac OS
15 3 (0.60%) Android
16 2 (0.40%) HPUX
16 2 (0.40%) Solaris
16 2 (0.40%) Mac OS X
17 1 (0.20%) SUSE
17 1 (0.20%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (18.69%) ITIL
2 79 (15.71%) Migration
3 24 (4.77%) Service Delivery
4 22 (4.37%) Service Management
5 17 (3.38%) Disaster Recovery
5 17 (3.38%) Change Control
6 14 (2.78%) Capacity Planning
6 14 (2.78%) Change Management
7 11 (2.19%) PRINCE2
7 11 (2.19%) Project Management
8 10 (1.99%) Unit Testing
9 9 (1.79%) Business Continuity
9 9 (1.79%) Time Management
9 9 (1.79%) ITIL V3
10 8 (1.59%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (1.59%) CRM
11 6 (1.19%) Performance Tuning
11 6 (1.19%) Penetration Testing
11 6 (1.19%) Stakeholder Management
12 5 (0.99%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 62 (12.33%) SQL
2 43 (8.55%) PowerShell
3 12 (2.39%) VBScript
4 11 (2.19%) VB
5 10 (1.99%) Shell Script
6 7 (1.39%) C
7 6 (1.19%) Perl
8 4 (0.80%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.40%) Java
10 1 (0.20%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.20%) VBA
Qualifications
1 124 (24.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 118 (23.46%) Security Cleared
3 91 (18.09%) MCSE
4 84 (16.70%) SC Cleared
5 62 (12.33%) MCITP
6 42 (8.35%) MCP
7 38 (7.55%) DV Cleared
8 23 (4.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 19 (3.78%) Cisco Certification
10 17 (3.38%) Degree
11 15 (2.98%) CCNA
12 13 (2.58%) Citrix Certification
13 12 (2.39%) MCSA
14 11 (2.19%) MCTS
15 9 (1.79%) CCA
15 9 (1.79%) CCNP
16 6 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
17 3 (0.60%) CCIE
17 3 (0.60%) VCP5
18 1 (0.20%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (5.96%) SLA
2 8 (1.59%) QA
3 5 (0.99%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.40%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 330 (65.61%) Active Directory
2 128 (25.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 65 (12.92%) Hyper-V
4 62 (12.33%) XenApp
5 41 (8.15%) vSphere
6 31 (6.16%) VMware ESX
7 26 (5.17%) XenServer
8 22 (4.37%) Terminal Services
9 16 (3.18%) XenDesktop
10 9 (1.79%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 9 (1.79%) VMware ESXi
11 7 (1.39%) VMware Server
12 6 (1.19%) ISA Server
13 5 (0.99%) Microsoft App-V
13 5 (0.99%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 5 (0.99%) UAG
14 3 (0.60%) Brightmail
15 2 (0.40%) Forefront TMG
15 2 (0.40%) Postfix
15 2 (0.40%) Samba
Systems Management
1 66 (13.12%) Backup Exec
2 58 (11.53%) SCCM
3 25 (4.97%) SCOM
4 21 (4.17%) NetBackup
4 21 (4.17%) ARCserve
5 10 (1.99%) Norton AntiVirus
6 9 (1.79%) McAfee ePO
7 8 (1.59%) HP SIM
7 8 (1.59%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 8 (1.59%) OVSD
8 6 (1.19%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 6 (1.19%) HP Data Protector
9 5 (0.99%) EMC NetWorker
10 4 (0.80%) HP Quality Center
10 4 (0.80%) MAILsweeper
10 4 (0.80%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 3 (0.60%) CA Spectrum
12 2 (0.40%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 2 (0.40%) SCSM
12 2 (0.40%) WSUS
Vendors
1 278 (55.27%) Microsoft
2 213 (42.35%) VMware
3 150 (29.82%) Citrix
4 105 (20.87%) HP
5 99 (19.68%) Cisco
6 63 (12.52%) Symantec
7 35 (6.96%) EMC
8 34 (6.76%) Dell
9 25 (4.97%) SolarWinds
10 24 (4.77%) Apple
11 21 (4.17%) Juniper
12 20 (3.98%) Meru Networks
12 20 (3.98%) NetApp
13 15 (2.98%) Lumension
14 14 (2.78%) McAfee
15 13 (2.58%) Intel
15 13 (2.58%) Proofpoint
15 13 (2.58%) Cyber-Ark
16 11 (2.19%) Sophos
17 10 (1.99%) CA
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