The table below looks at the statistics for Exchange Server 2003 skills in IT contracts advertised for the London 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 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server 2003
Rank 362 338 257
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -81
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 46 75 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.21% 0.32% 0.65%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.09% 1.77% 3.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 38 86
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£338 £240 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.62% -17.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £119 £188 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £288
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 14 20
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +17.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.18 £15.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-2.09% -22.50%
Exchange Server 2003
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Application Platforms Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
4223 4244 3966
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 18.96% 17.95% 18.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 2826 2931 2549
Average daily rate £405 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £243 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 73 138
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.00 £21.34
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +3.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.45 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £45.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.89%

Exchange Server 2003
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Exchange Server 2003 Jobs Demand Trend in London

Exchange Server 2003
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Exchange Server 2003 Daily Rate Trend in London

Exchange Server 2003
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 across the London region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Exchange Server 2003 Daily Rate Histogram in London

Exchange Server 2003
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Exchange Server 2003 Hourly Rate Trend in London

Exchange Server 2003
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 24 April 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
City of London -1 11 £368 +53.12% 5
Ealing - 1 £110 -
Hillingdon - 1 £135 -
Chessington - 1 - -
Exchange Server 2003
England

Exchange Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

1 100 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 88 (88.00%) Windows
3 74 (74.00%) Active Directory
4 60 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 56 (56.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 51 (51.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 47 (47.00%) VMware
8 39 (39.00%) Citrix
8 39 (39.00%) Microsoft
8 39 (39.00%) Exchange Server 2007
9 34 (34.00%) Windows XP
10 31 (31.00%) Windows Server 2012
11 25 (25.00%) Windows 7
12 24 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure
13 19 (19.00%) XenApp
13 19 (19.00%) DNS
14 18 (18.00%) Microsoft Certification
14 18 (18.00%) Migration
15 17 (17.00%) Finance
15 17 (17.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 17 (17.00%) DHCP
16 16 (16.00%) ITIL
16 16 (16.00%) Lync
17 15 (15.00%) Office 365
18 14 (14.00%) Blackberry
19 13 (13.00%) MCSE
19 13 (13.00%) SCCM
19 13 (13.00%) Exchange Server 2013
20 11 (11.00%) PowerShell
20 11 (11.00%) MS Office

Exchange Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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
1 100 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 60 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 39 (39.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 17 (17.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 16 (16.00%) Lync
6 13 (13.00%) Exchange Server 2013
7 11 (11.00%) SharePoint
8 7 (7.00%) IIS
9 2 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2000
9 2 (2.00%) Office Communications Server
9 2 (2.00%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (2.00%) Lotus Domino
10 1 (1.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 11 (11.00%) MS Office
2 10 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 15 (15.00%) Office 365
2 6 (6.00%) Mimecast
3 4 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (19.00%) DNS
2 17 (17.00%) DHCP
3 8 (8.00%) TCP/IP
4 6 (6.00%) SAN
5 5 (5.00%) LAN
6 4 (4.00%) Firewall
7 3 (3.00%) WAN
7 3 (3.00%) FTP
7 3 (3.00%) NetScaler
8 2 (2.00%) VLAN
8 2 (2.00%) NAS
8 2 (2.00%) LDAP
8 2 (2.00%) DDNS
9 1 (1.00%) HTTPS
9 1 (1.00%) VPN
9 1 (1.00%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (3.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (2.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 17 (17.00%) Finance
2 11 (11.00%) Banking
3 4 (4.00%) Legal
4 3 (3.00%) Law
5 2 (2.00%) Marketing
5 2 (2.00%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.00%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.00%) Back Office
5 2 (2.00%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.00%) Advertising
6 1 (1.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (16.00%) Desktop Support
1 16 (16.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 14 (14.00%) Support Engineer
3 11 (11.00%) Consultant
4 10 (10.00%) Analyst
5 8 (8.00%) 3rd Line Support
6 7 (7.00%) Support Analyst
6 7 (7.00%) 2nd Line Support
6 7 (7.00%) Active Directory Consultant
7 6 (6.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 6 (6.00%) IT Support
7 6 (6.00%) Exchange Engineer
7 6 (6.00%) Wintel Engineer
8 4 (4.00%) Messaging Engineer
8 4 (4.00%) Microsoft Consultant
8 4 (4.00%) Server Engineer
8 4 (4.00%) Citrix Engineer
8 4 (4.00%) Systems Engineer
9 3 (3.00%) Technical Support
9 3 (3.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 14 (14.00%) Blackberry
2 10 (10.00%) Clustering
3 5 (5.00%) Thin Client
3 5 (5.00%) Fat Client
4 4 (4.00%) NHS
5 3 (3.00%) Replication
5 3 (3.00%) PKI
6 2 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.00%) PDA
7 1 (1.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 88 (88.00%) Windows
2 56 (56.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 51 (51.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 34 (34.00%) Windows XP
5 31 (31.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 25 (25.00%) Windows 7
7 4 (4.00%) Windows Vista
7 4 (4.00%) Windows 2000 Server
8 3 (3.00%) Apple iOS
9 2 (2.00%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.00%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (18.00%) Migration
2 16 (16.00%) ITIL
3 4 (4.00%) Change Management
4 3 (3.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (3.00%) Service Delivery
4 3 (3.00%) Service Management
4 3 (3.00%) Change Control
4 3 (3.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (2.00%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (2.00%) Problem Management
5 2 (2.00%) Configuration Management
5 2 (2.00%) Process Management
6 1 (1.00%) Asset Management
6 1 (1.00%) PRINCE
6 1 (1.00%) CRM
6 1 (1.00%) PRINCE2
6 1 (1.00%) Data Migration
6 1 (1.00%) Data Protection
6 1 (1.00%) Network Load Balancing
6 1 (1.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 11 (11.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (4.00%) SQL
3 2 (2.00%) VBScript
3 2 (2.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (18.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (13.00%) MCSE
3 8 (8.00%) Security Cleared
3 8 (8.00%) MCITP
4 6 (6.00%) SC Cleared
4 6 (6.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (5.00%) CCA
5 5 (5.00%) Citrix Certification
6 4 (4.00%) CCEA
6 4 (4.00%) MCTS
7 3 (3.00%) CCNA
7 3 (3.00%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (3.00%) MCP
7 3 (3.00%) Degree
8 2 (2.00%) VCP5
8 2 (2.00%) CCNP
8 2 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (2.00%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (1.00%) MCSA
9 1 (1.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 74 (74.00%) Active Directory
2 24 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (19.00%) XenApp
4 11 (11.00%) VMware ESX
5 9 (9.00%) Hyper-V
5 9 (9.00%) vSphere
6 8 (8.00%) XenDesktop
7 6 (6.00%) Terminal Services
8 4 (4.00%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (3.00%) XenServer
9 3 (3.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (2.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (1.00%) VMware Server
11 1 (1.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 13 (13.00%) SCCM
2 5 (5.00%) SCOM
3 4 (4.00%) Backup Exec
4 2 (2.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (2.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 2 (2.00%) HP SIM
4 2 (2.00%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.00%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.00%) ARCserve
5 1 (1.00%) SCVMM
5 1 (1.00%) WSUS
5 1 (1.00%) SCSM
Vendors
1 47 (47.00%) VMware
2 39 (39.00%) Citrix
2 39 (39.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (8.00%) Symantec
4 7 (7.00%) Cisco
4 7 (7.00%) NetApp
5 5 (5.00%) Dell
5 5 (5.00%) MobileIron
6 4 (4.00%) HP
6 4 (4.00%) EMC
7 3 (3.00%) Altiris
7 3 (3.00%) McAfee
7 3 (3.00%) Sophos
7 3 (3.00%) Clearswift
8 2 (2.00%) IronPort
8 2 (2.00%) Veeam
8 2 (2.00%) Bloomberg
8 2 (2.00%) Veritas
8 2 (2.00%) AppSense
9 1 (1.00%) Blue Coat
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