The table below looks at the statistics for Exchange Server 2003 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds 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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server 2003
Rank 81 69 58
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -11
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 1 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.093% 0.94% 1.00%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.51% 5.14% 3.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate
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£295 £225 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.11% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £311 £250 £300
% change year-on-year
+24.50% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £7.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £14.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -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 Leeds region.

Application Platforms Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
198 175 218
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 18.35% 18.25% 27.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 108 126
Average daily rate £350 £318 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.23% +5.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £426 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £12.00 £16.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.50 £18.59
% change year-on-year
-2.70% -0.48%

Exchange Server 2003
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Exchange Server 2003 Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Exchange Server 2003
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Exchange Server 2003 Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Exchange Server 2003
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Exchange Server 2003 Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Exchange Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) Sun
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) Dell
2 2 (66.67%) NetApp
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) vSphere
2 2 (66.67%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) SCCM
2 2 (66.67%) SCOM
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Vista
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (33.33%) MPLS
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Mac OS X

Exchange Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) VoIP
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) MPLS
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Systems Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Exchange Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Systems Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Service Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Services Manager
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Vista
3 1 (33.33%) Mac OS X
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (66.67%) vSphere
1 2 (66.67%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) SCCM
1 2 (66.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Sun
1 2 (66.67%) HP
1 2 (66.67%) Dell
1 2 (66.67%) NetApp
1 2 (66.67%) VMware