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 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server 2003
Rank 461 306 225
Rank change year-on-year
-155 -81
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 125 273 393
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.25% 0.57% 0.88%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.34% 3.19% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 133 216
Average daily rate
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£250 £273 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.25% -16.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £136 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £421 £439
UK excluding London average daily rate £248 £301 £308
% change year-on-year
-17.84% -2.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 27 45
Average hourly rate £23.00 £17.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.42% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.35 £24.80 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £14.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+58.62% +7.40%
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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
9335 8561 7853
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.42% 17.88% 17.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 6016 5205 4506
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £528
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 296 346 411
Average hourly rate £20.60 £18.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.44% -16.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £12.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £16.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -15.38%

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 3 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 3 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 3 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 -56 49 £325 +35.41% 15
South East -51 27 £313 +0.80% 9
East of England -15 22 £213 -5.55% 3
West Midlands -13 8 £250 -21.87% 4
East Midlands -3 6 £209 - 5
South West -15 6 £238 -26.92% 4
Yorkshire -21 3 £200 -37.50% 5
North West -45 3 £601 +140.01% 4
North East - 1 - -
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Exchange Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 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.

1 275 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 245 (89.09%) Windows
3 208 (75.64%) Active Directory
4 185 (67.27%) Exchange Server 2010
5 174 (63.27%) Windows Server 2008
6 167 (60.73%) Windows Server 2003
7 125 (45.45%) Microsoft
8 116 (42.18%) VMware
9 114 (41.45%) Exchange Server 2007
10 91 (33.09%) Windows Server 2012
11 78 (28.36%) Citrix
12 76 (27.64%) Windows 7
13 70 (25.45%) Migration
14 63 (22.91%) VMware Infrastructure
15 59 (21.45%) DNS
16 58 (21.09%) Cisco
17 57 (20.73%) DHCP
18 53 (19.27%) SQL Server
19 49 (17.82%) SAN
20 46 (16.73%) ITIL
20 46 (16.73%) HP
21 45 (16.36%) SharePoint
22 43 (15.64%) Microsoft Certification
23 42 (15.27%) Hyper-V
24 41 (14.91%) XenApp
25 39 (14.18%) Windows XP
25 39 (14.18%) Office 365
26 38 (13.82%) Lync
26 38 (13.82%) Firewall
27 36 (13.09%) Security Cleared

Exchange Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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
1 275 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 185 (67.27%) Exchange Server 2010
3 114 (41.45%) Exchange Server 2007
4 45 (16.36%) SharePoint
5 38 (13.82%) Lync
6 24 (8.73%) Exchange Server 2013
7 23 (8.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 20 (7.27%) IIS
9 9 (3.27%) SharePoint 2010
10 8 (2.91%) Lotus Domino
11 6 (2.18%) Exchange Server 2000
12 4 (1.45%) Office Communications Server
13 2 (0.73%) Live Communications Server
14 1 (0.36%) Apache
14 1 (0.36%) Tomcat
14 1 (0.36%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 35 (12.73%) MS Office
1 35 (12.73%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.36%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.73%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 39 (14.18%) Office 365
2 10 (3.64%) Mimecast
3 9 (3.27%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.73%) Yammer
4 2 (0.73%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.36%) SaaS
5 1 (0.36%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 59 (21.45%) DNS
2 57 (20.73%) DHCP
3 49 (17.82%) SAN
4 38 (13.82%) Firewall
5 33 (12.00%) LAN
6 31 (11.27%) WAN
7 22 (8.00%) Wireless
8 20 (7.27%) TCP/IP
9 11 (4.00%) VLAN
10 10 (3.64%) Internet
11 9 (3.27%) Cisco ASA
11 9 (3.27%) NAS
11 9 (3.27%) SMTP
12 6 (2.18%) Cisco IOS
12 6 (2.18%) IPv4
13 5 (1.82%) Intranet
14 4 (1.45%) X.400
15 3 (1.09%) X.500
15 3 (1.09%) Multicast
15 3 (1.09%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (19.27%) SQL Server
2 28 (10.18%) SQL Server 2005
3 27 (9.82%) SQL Server 2008
4 13 (4.73%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.73%) EDMS
Development Applications
1 1 (0.36%) ClearCase
1 1 (0.36%) ClearQuest
1 1 (0.36%) MSI
General
1 20 (7.27%) Finance
2 9 (3.27%) Banking
3 6 (2.18%) Telecoms
4 5 (1.82%) Retail
5 4 (1.45%) Law
6 3 (1.09%) Legal
6 3 (1.09%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.09%) Military
7 1 (0.36%) Back Office
7 1 (0.36%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.36%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 46 (16.73%) Support Engineer
2 40 (14.55%) Analyst
3 37 (13.45%) 3rd Line Support
4 27 (9.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 23 (8.36%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 22 (8.00%) Server Engineer
7 20 (7.27%) Consultant
8 18 (6.55%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 18 (6.55%) 2nd Line Support
8 18 (6.55%) Exchange Engineer
9 17 (6.18%) Support Analyst
10 16 (5.82%) Messaging Engineer
11 13 (4.73%) IT Support
12 10 (3.64%) Desktop Support
13 9 (3.27%) IT Support Engineer
14 8 (2.91%) Technical Analyst
14 8 (2.91%) Architect
14 8 (2.91%) Systems Administrator
14 8 (2.91%) Administrator
14 8 (2.91%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.27%) .NET
2 3 (1.09%) J2EE
2 3 (1.09%) Web Services
3 2 (0.73%) HTML
4 1 (0.36%) XML
4 1 (0.36%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 28 (10.18%) Blackberry
2 27 (9.82%) Clustering
3 16 (5.82%) HP Storage
4 14 (5.09%) Replication
5 10 (3.64%) Data Centre
6 7 (2.55%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (2.55%) HP StoreVirtual
7 6 (2.18%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.82%) Private Cloud
9 4 (1.45%) Client/Server
9 4 (1.45%) Informatics
10 3 (1.09%) Computer Science
10 3 (1.09%) Fat Client
10 3 (1.09%) PKI
10 3 (1.09%) Thin Client
11 2 (0.73%) Freedom of Information
11 2 (0.73%) EMC VNXe
12 1 (0.36%) PMI
12 1 (0.36%) Handset
12 1 (0.36%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 245 (89.09%) Windows
2 174 (63.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 167 (60.73%) Windows Server 2003
4 91 (33.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 76 (27.64%) Windows 7
6 39 (14.18%) Windows XP
7 20 (7.27%) Windows 8
8 10 (3.64%) Linux
9 8 (2.91%) Windows 2000 Server
10 7 (2.55%) Windows Vista
11 6 (2.18%) UNIX
12 5 (1.82%) Apple iOS
13 4 (1.45%) Android
14 3 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 2 (0.73%) Windows 2000
16 1 (0.36%) AIX
16 1 (0.36%) Mac OS X
16 1 (0.36%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (25.45%) Migration
2 46 (16.73%) ITIL
3 17 (6.18%) Disaster Recovery
3 17 (6.18%) Change Control
4 14 (5.09%) Capacity Planning
5 12 (4.36%) Service Delivery
6 8 (2.91%) Service Management
6 8 (2.91%) Network Management
6 8 (2.91%) Performance Monitoring
7 6 (2.18%) Performance Management
7 6 (2.18%) Change Management
8 5 (1.82%) Network Load Balancing
8 5 (1.82%) Mentoring
8 5 (1.82%) High Availability
9 4 (1.45%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (1.45%) Problem Management
9 4 (1.45%) Unit Testing
9 4 (1.45%) ITIL V3
9 4 (1.45%) Project Management
9 4 (1.45%) Requirements Engineering
Programming Languages
1 17 (6.18%) SQL
2 16 (5.82%) PowerShell
3 6 (2.18%) VBScript
4 5 (1.82%) VB
5 3 (1.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 43 (15.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 36 (13.09%) Security Cleared
3 35 (12.73%) MCSE
4 31 (11.27%) SC Cleared
5 13 (4.73%) MCP
6 12 (4.36%) MCITP
7 10 (3.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 9 (3.27%) Degree
8 9 (3.27%) DV Cleared
9 8 (2.91%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (2.91%) CCNA
10 6 (2.18%) MCTS
11 5 (1.82%) MCSA
12 3 (1.09%) CCA
12 3 (1.09%) Citrix Certification
12 3 (1.09%) CCNP
13 2 (0.73%) CCEA
13 2 (0.73%) MCSD
14 1 (0.36%) MCT
14 1 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.73%) SLA
2 1 (0.36%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 208 (75.64%) Active Directory
2 63 (22.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 42 (15.27%) Hyper-V
4 41 (14.91%) XenApp
5 29 (10.55%) VMware ESX
6 23 (8.36%) vSphere
7 21 (7.64%) XenDesktop
8 19 (6.91%) Terminal Services
9 12 (4.36%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (1.45%) DFS Replication
10 4 (1.45%) Microsoft App-V
10 4 (1.45%) VMware Server
11 2 (0.73%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (0.73%) Forefront TMG
12 1 (0.36%) UAG
12 1 (0.36%) vCloud
12 1 (0.36%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 1 (0.36%) NFS
12 1 (0.36%) XenServer
12 1 (0.36%) Xen
Systems Management
1 27 (9.82%) SCCM
2 12 (4.36%) ARCserve
3 9 (3.27%) Backup Exec
4 8 (2.91%) SCOM
5 6 (2.18%) Norton AntiVirus
6 5 (1.82%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 5 (1.82%) WSUS
7 4 (1.45%) SCSM
7 4 (1.45%) NetBackup
8 3 (1.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 3 (1.09%) SolarWinds Orion
8 3 (1.09%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (0.73%) SCVMM
9 2 (0.73%) Windows Intune
9 2 (0.73%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 2 (0.73%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 2 (0.73%) XenMobile
9 2 (0.73%) NetVault Backup
10 1 (0.36%) SnapMirror
10 1 (0.36%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 125 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 116 (42.18%) VMware
3 78 (28.36%) Citrix
4 58 (21.09%) Cisco
5 46 (16.73%) HP
6 17 (6.18%) Dell
7 14 (5.09%) Symantec
8 13 (4.73%) NetApp
9 12 (4.36%) McAfee
10 9 (3.27%) CA
11 7 (2.55%) EMC
12 6 (2.18%) Oracle
12 6 (2.18%) Clearswift
12 6 (2.18%) Altiris
12 6 (2.18%) Veeam
12 6 (2.18%) Proofpoint
13 5 (1.82%) Riverbed
13 5 (1.82%) Exinda
14 4 (1.45%) MobileIron
14 4 (1.45%) Apple
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