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 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server 2003
Rank 439 324 209
Rank change year-on-year
-115 -115
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 134 258 400
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.28% 0.54% 0.97%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.50% 3.11% 5.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 124 206
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£294 £270 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.79% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £189 £138 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £254 £260 £295
% change year-on-year
-2.40% -11.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 34 41
Average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.85 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.70 £23.00 £25.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £15.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+37.70% -19.73%
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
8916 8309 7402
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.31% 17.47% 17.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 5661 5146 4238
Average daily rate £375 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 303 298 403
Average hourly rate £20.19 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.13% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.73 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £42.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+22.33% -13.15%

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 2 June 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 2 June 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 2 June 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 -29 50 £325 +17.11% 19
South East -51 26 £320 +5.78% 15
East of England -19 21 £230 -2.12% 8
South West +5 11 £274 -35.58% 9
West Midlands -9 10 £250 -24.24% 11
Yorkshire -19 8 £250 -9.09% 9
East Midlands -9 5 £188 -40.00% 4
North West -45 2 £1,000 +300.00% 3
North East - 1 - -
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Exchange Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 June 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.

1 284 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 254 (89.44%) Windows
3 210 (73.94%) Active Directory
4 181 (63.73%) Windows Server 2008
5 180 (63.38%) Exchange Server 2010
6 176 (61.97%) Windows Server 2003
7 133 (46.83%) Microsoft
8 132 (46.48%) VMware
9 111 (39.08%) Exchange Server 2007
10 88 (30.99%) Windows Server 2012
10 88 (30.99%) Citrix
11 79 (27.82%) Migration
12 74 (26.06%) VMware Infrastructure
13 72 (25.35%) Windows 7
14 68 (23.94%) DNS
15 64 (22.54%) DHCP
16 57 (20.07%) Cisco
17 52 (18.31%) SQL Server
17 52 (18.31%) SAN
18 51 (17.96%) ITIL
19 47 (16.55%) Microsoft Certification
20 46 (16.20%) XenApp
21 45 (15.85%) HP
22 44 (15.49%) Windows XP
22 44 (15.49%) Security Cleared
23 42 (14.79%) Lync
23 42 (14.79%) MCSE
23 42 (14.79%) SharePoint
24 41 (14.44%) Hyper-V
25 37 (13.03%) SC Cleared

Exchange Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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
1 284 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 180 (63.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 111 (39.08%) Exchange Server 2007
4 42 (14.79%) Lync
4 42 (14.79%) SharePoint
5 26 (9.15%) Exchange Server 2013
6 22 (7.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 18 (6.34%) IIS
8 8 (2.82%) Lotus Domino
9 7 (2.46%) Exchange Server 2000
9 7 (2.46%) SharePoint 2010
10 4 (1.41%) Office Communications Server
11 3 (1.06%) SAS
12 2 (0.70%) Live Communications Server
13 1 (0.35%) Apache
13 1 (0.35%) Tomcat
13 1 (0.35%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 33 (11.62%) MS Excel
2 32 (11.27%) MS Office
3 1 (0.35%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.70%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 37 (13.03%) Office 365
2 9 (3.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (2.82%) Mimecast
4 2 (0.70%) Yammer
4 2 (0.70%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (0.70%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.70%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.70%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 68 (23.94%) DNS
2 64 (22.54%) DHCP
3 52 (18.31%) SAN
4 36 (12.68%) Firewall
5 30 (10.56%) LAN
6 27 (9.51%) WAN
6 27 (9.51%) TCP/IP
7 16 (5.63%) Wireless
7 16 (5.63%) VLAN
8 15 (5.28%) NAS
9 9 (3.17%) SMTP
9 9 (3.17%) Internet
9 9 (3.17%) Cisco ASA
10 6 (2.11%) Cisco IOS
11 5 (1.76%) VPN
11 5 (1.76%) Intranet
12 4 (1.41%) X.400
12 4 (1.41%) IPv4
13 3 (1.06%) VoIP
13 3 (1.06%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (18.31%) SQL Server
2 24 (8.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 23 (8.10%) SQL Server 2005
4 11 (3.87%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (1.41%) EDMS
6 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 2 (0.70%) MSI
2 1 (0.35%) ClearCase
2 1 (0.35%) ClearQuest
General
1 21 (7.39%) Finance
2 11 (3.87%) Banking
3 5 (1.76%) Telecoms
3 5 (1.76%) Retail
4 4 (1.41%) Law
5 3 (1.06%) Legal
5 3 (1.06%) Military
5 3 (1.06%) Investment Banking
6 2 (0.70%) Back Office
7 1 (0.35%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.35%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 42 (14.79%) Support Engineer
2 40 (14.08%) Analyst
3 34 (11.97%) 3rd Line Support
3 34 (11.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 24 (8.45%) Server Engineer
5 23 (8.10%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 21 (7.39%) Consultant
7 18 (6.34%) Exchange Engineer
8 15 (5.28%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 15 (5.28%) 2nd Line Support
8 15 (5.28%) Support Analyst
9 13 (4.58%) IT Support
9 13 (4.58%) Messaging Engineer
10 11 (3.87%) Desktop Support
11 9 (3.17%) Wintel Support
11 9 (3.17%) Architect
12 8 (2.82%) Systems Administrator
12 8 (2.82%) Exchange Specialist
12 8 (2.82%) Technical Engineer
13 7 (2.46%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.17%) .NET
2 5 (1.76%) Web Services
3 3 (1.06%) J2EE
4 2 (0.70%) HTML
5 1 (0.35%) XML
5 1 (0.35%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 31 (10.92%) Blackberry
2 28 (9.86%) Clustering
3 10 (3.52%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (3.52%) Data Centre
3 10 (3.52%) Replication
4 5 (1.76%) Management Information System
4 5 (1.76%) Private Cloud
5 4 (1.41%) Fat Client
5 4 (1.41%) Informatics
5 4 (1.41%) Thin Client
5 4 (1.41%) Client/Server
5 4 (1.41%) PDA
6 3 (1.06%) PKI
6 3 (1.06%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.70%) Freedom of Information
8 1 (0.35%) Handset
8 1 (0.35%) PMI
8 1 (0.35%) NHS
8 1 (0.35%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.35%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 254 (89.44%) Windows
2 181 (63.73%) Windows Server 2008
3 176 (61.97%) Windows Server 2003
4 88 (30.99%) Windows Server 2012
5 72 (25.35%) Windows 7
6 44 (15.49%) Windows XP
7 13 (4.58%) Windows 8
8 8 (2.82%) Windows 2000 Server
8 8 (2.82%) Windows Vista
8 8 (2.82%) Linux
9 6 (2.11%) UNIX
10 4 (1.41%) Apple iOS
10 4 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (1.41%) Android
11 1 (0.35%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.35%) AIX
11 1 (0.35%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.35%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (27.82%) Migration
2 51 (17.96%) ITIL
3 16 (5.63%) Disaster Recovery
4 14 (4.93%) Change Control
4 14 (4.93%) Service Delivery
5 12 (4.23%) Capacity Planning
6 8 (2.82%) Problem Management
7 7 (2.46%) Change Management
7 7 (2.46%) Service Management
7 7 (2.46%) Mentoring
7 7 (2.46%) Performance Monitoring
7 7 (2.46%) Network Load Balancing
8 6 (2.11%) Performance Management
8 6 (2.11%) Unit Testing
9 5 (1.76%) Project Management
9 5 (1.76%) Network Management
9 5 (1.76%) High Availability
10 4 (1.41%) System Integration Testing
10 4 (1.41%) Root Cause Analysis
10 4 (1.41%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 23 (8.10%) SQL
2 19 (6.69%) PowerShell
3 10 (3.52%) VBScript
4 5 (1.76%) VB
5 3 (1.06%) Java
6 1 (0.35%) C
Qualifications
1 47 (16.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 44 (15.49%) Security Cleared
3 42 (14.79%) MCSE
4 37 (13.03%) SC Cleared
5 15 (5.28%) MCP
6 12 (4.23%) CCNA
6 12 (4.23%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (4.23%) MCITP
6 12 (4.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 10 (3.52%) Degree
8 9 (3.17%) DV Cleared
9 7 (2.46%) MCTS
10 6 (2.11%) CCA
10 6 (2.11%) Citrix Certification
11 5 (1.76%) MCSA
12 4 (1.41%) CCNP
13 3 (1.06%) CCEA
13 3 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
14 2 (0.70%) MCSD
14 2 (0.70%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.58%) SLA
2 1 (0.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 210 (73.94%) Active Directory
2 74 (26.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 46 (16.20%) XenApp
4 41 (14.44%) Hyper-V
5 30 (10.56%) VMware ESX
6 26 (9.15%) XenDesktop
7 25 (8.80%) vSphere
8 20 (7.04%) Terminal Services
9 10 (3.52%) VMware ESXi
10 8 (2.82%) VMware Server
11 4 (1.41%) vCloud
11 4 (1.41%) DFS Replication
11 4 (1.41%) XenServer
11 4 (1.41%) Microsoft App-V
12 3 (1.06%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 3 (1.06%) Xen
13 2 (0.70%) Forefront TMG
13 2 (0.70%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 1 (0.35%) NFS
14 1 (0.35%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 37 (13.03%) SCCM
2 12 (4.23%) ARCserve
3 9 (3.17%) Backup Exec
4 8 (2.82%) SCOM
5 6 (2.11%) Norton AntiVirus
6 5 (1.76%) WSUS
6 5 (1.76%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 4 (1.41%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 4 (1.41%) NetBackup
8 3 (1.06%) Nagios
8 3 (1.06%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 3 (1.06%) McAfee ePO
8 3 (1.06%) SolarWinds Orion
8 3 (1.06%) SCSM
9 2 (0.70%) XenMobile
9 2 (0.70%) vMotion
9 2 (0.70%) Windows Intune
9 2 (0.70%) HP SIM
9 2 (0.70%) SCVMM
10 1 (0.35%) WMI
Vendors
1 133 (46.83%) Microsoft
2 132 (46.48%) VMware
3 88 (30.99%) Citrix
4 57 (20.07%) Cisco
5 45 (15.85%) HP
6 17 (5.99%) Dell
7 14 (4.93%) Symantec
7 14 (4.93%) NetApp
8 13 (4.58%) McAfee
9 8 (2.82%) Veeam
10 7 (2.46%) Altiris
10 7 (2.46%) CA
11 6 (2.11%) Proofpoint
11 6 (2.11%) Oracle
12 5 (1.76%) EMC
12 5 (1.76%) Clearswift
12 5 (1.76%) Riverbed
12 5 (1.76%) SolarWinds
12 5 (1.76%) Exinda
13 4 (1.41%) MobileIron
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