The first table below looks at the demand for Exchange Server 2003 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire 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 18 April 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 Lancashire 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server 2003
Rank 46 - 30
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 3 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.71% - 1.23%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.00% - 4.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 3
Average daily rate £325 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £298 £275 £245
% change year-on-year
+8.18% +12.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-26.19% +5.00%
Application Platforms Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
60 40 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 14.29% 19.14% 29.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 22 56
Average daily rate £282 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.54% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £422 £456 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 4
Average hourly rate £31.24 £18.40 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+69.75% -8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.60 £18.00 £17.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.70 £18.40 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
Exchange Server 2003
North West

Exchange Server 2003
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 across the Lancashire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

Exchange Server 2003 Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Exchange Server 2003
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 across the Lancashire region.

Exchange Server 2003 Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

Exchange Server 2003
Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Exchange Server 2003 Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

Exchange Server 2003
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 across the Lancashire region.

Exchange Server 2003 Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

Exchange Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (50.00%) Siebel
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) HP
3 2 (50.00%) Citrix
3 2 (50.00%) Informatica
3 2 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (50.00%) Open Text
3 2 (50.00%) Wiki
3 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (25.00%) LAN
4 1 (25.00%) WAN
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (25.00%) vSphere
4 1 (25.00%) SCOM
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (25.00%) NetApp
4 1 (25.00%) Windows XP

Exchange Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 4 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) WAN
1 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Support Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Support Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Operations Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (25.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (25.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Siebel
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix
2 2 (50.00%) Informatica
2 2 (50.00%) Open Text
3 1 (25.00%) NetApp