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 28 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 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server 2003
Rank 42 - 44
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 7 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.55% - 0.88%
As % of the Application Platforms category 14.58% - 3.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 1
Average daily rate
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£270 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £270 £303 £275
% change year-on-year
-10.81% +10.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.09 £18.11 £20.25
% change year-on-year
-33.27% -10.55%
Application Platforms Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
48 39 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 10.60% 14.44% 26.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 18 62
Average daily rate £300 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £250 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £413 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 2
Average hourly rate £31.50 £22.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-13.15% -5.00%
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
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
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

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 Lancashire region over the 3 months to 28 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
Preston - 1 - -
Blackburn - - - -
Exchange Server 2003
North West

Exchange Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 12 (100.00%) Windows
1 12 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 11 (91.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 11 (91.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 11 (91.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (83.33%) HP
4 9 (75.00%) VMware
5 7 (58.33%) Citrix
5 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
6 6 (50.00%) Windows XP
7 5 (41.67%) SharePoint
7 5 (41.67%) DHCP
7 5 (41.67%) DNS
7 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
8 4 (33.33%) C
8 4 (33.33%) SQL
8 4 (33.33%) XenApp
8 4 (33.33%) XenServer
8 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (33.33%) HP Data Protector
8 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (33.33%) Lync
9 3 (25.00%) IronPort
9 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
9 3 (25.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 3 (25.00%) Windows 8
9 3 (25.00%) Brightmail
9 3 (25.00%) ISA Server
9 3 (25.00%) Symantec
10 2 (16.67%) SAN

Exchange Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 12 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 11 (91.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (41.67%) SharePoint
4 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (33.33%) Lync
5 1 (8.33%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) DHCP
1 5 (41.67%) DNS
2 2 (16.67%) SAN
2 2 (16.67%) VoIP
3 1 (8.33%) WAN
3 1 (8.33%) LAN
3 1 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Messaging Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Tester
2 2 (16.67%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Support Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Senior Support Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Test Team Leader
3 1 (8.33%) Team Leader
3 1 (8.33%) Server Support
3 1 (8.33%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Server Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Wiki
2 1 (8.33%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (91.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 11 (91.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (50.00%) Windows XP
4 3 (25.00%) Windows 8
5 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) ITIL
1 2 (16.67%) Load Balancing
2 1 (8.33%) Release Management
2 1 (8.33%) CRM
2 1 (8.33%) Project Management
2 1 (8.33%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) C
1 4 (33.33%) SQL
2 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) MCSE
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (33.33%) XenApp
2 4 (33.33%) XenServer
3 3 (25.00%) Brightmail
3 3 (25.00%) ISA Server
4 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
4 1 (8.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) HP Data Protector
2 3 (25.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (8.33%) NetBackup
4 1 (8.33%) Backup Exec
4 1 (8.33%) SCCM
4 1 (8.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) HP
2 9 (75.00%) VMware
3 7 (58.33%) Citrix
4 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
5 3 (25.00%) IronPort
5 3 (25.00%) Symantec
6 2 (16.67%) Open Text
6 2 (16.67%) Siebel
6 2 (16.67%) Informatica
6 2 (16.67%) NetApp
6 2 (16.67%) 3PAR
6 2 (16.67%) F5
7 1 (8.33%) MobileIron
7 1 (8.33%) ScanSafe
7 1 (8.33%) Infor
7 1 (8.33%) Cisco
7 1 (8.33%) IBM