The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server 2003
Rank 39 - 37
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 9 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.18% - 1.93%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.84% - 7.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 4
Average daily rate
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£288 - £300
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 - £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £358 - £321
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £300 £295
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +1.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.75 £14.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -22.22%
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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 Lancashire region.

Application Platforms Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
76 28 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 18.45% 14.36% 25.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 16 57
Average daily rate £339 £310 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.27% -11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £220 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £517 £350 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Average hourly rate £10.00 £11.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -31.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.25 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -9.32%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 18 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 17 (94.44%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (83.33%) Windows
4 13 (72.22%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (72.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (66.67%) Active Directory
5 12 (66.67%) HP
6 11 (61.11%) VMware
7 10 (55.56%) Citrix
7 10 (55.56%) SQL
7 10 (55.56%) SharePoint
7 10 (55.56%) Windows XP
8 9 (50.00%) DHCP
8 9 (50.00%) DNS
8 9 (50.00%) XenServer
9 8 (44.44%) XenApp
9 8 (44.44%) HP Data Protector
10 6 (33.33%) Project Management
10 6 (33.33%) C
11 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
12 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
12 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
12 4 (22.22%) ISA Server
12 4 (22.22%) Lync
13 3 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
13 3 (16.67%) Symantec
13 3 (16.67%) PowerShell
13 3 (16.67%) IronPort
13 3 (16.67%) Brightmail
13 3 (16.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault

Exchange Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 18 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 17 (94.44%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (55.56%) SharePoint
4 4 (22.22%) Lync
5 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (5.56%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (50.00%) DHCP
1 9 (50.00%) DNS
2 2 (11.11%) SAN
2 2 (11.11%) VoIP
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Team Leader
2 4 (22.22%) Infrastructure Team Leader
3 3 (16.67%) Messaging Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Tester
4 2 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (5.56%) Test Team Leader
5 1 (5.56%) Test Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Server Support
5 1 (5.56%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Support Team Leader
5 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Server Support
5 1 (5.56%) Support Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 15 (83.33%) Windows
2 13 (72.22%) Windows Server 2003
2 13 (72.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (55.56%) Windows XP
4 2 (11.11%) Windows 8
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Project Management
2 3 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (11.11%) Load Balancing
4 1 (5.56%) Release Management
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (5.56%) Information Security
4 1 (5.56%) ITIL
4 1 (5.56%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 10 (55.56%) SQL
2 6 (33.33%) C
3 3 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
2 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) MCSE
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 12 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 9 (50.00%) XenServer
3 8 (44.44%) XenApp
4 4 (22.22%) ISA Server
5 3 (16.67%) Brightmail
Systems Management
1 8 (44.44%) HP Data Protector
2 3 (16.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (5.56%) NetBackup
3 1 (5.56%) Backup Exec
3 1 (5.56%) SCCM
3 1 (5.56%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (66.67%) HP
2 11 (61.11%) VMware
3 10 (55.56%) Citrix
4 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 3 (16.67%) Symantec
5 3 (16.67%) IronPort
6 2 (11.11%) 3PAR
6 2 (11.11%) F5
7 1 (5.56%) MobileIron
7 1 (5.56%) ScanSafe
7 1 (5.56%) Infor
7 1 (5.56%) NetApp
7 1 (5.56%) Cisco
7 1 (5.56%) IBM