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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server 2003
Rank 363 325 252
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -73
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 39 79 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.18% 0.35% 0.62%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.98% 1.93% 3.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 40 72
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£338 £300 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £156 £200 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £425 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £342 £246 £275
% change year-on-year
+39.50% -10.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 13 19
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +15.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- -26.19%
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
3998 4095 3825
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 18.70% 18.28% 18.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 2680 2756 2495
Average daily rate £420 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £233
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 93 92 117
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £20.16
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -0.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.75 £45.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -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 27 March 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 27 March 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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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 +4 12 £400 +66.66% 10
Docklands, London - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Enfield - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
Wembley - - - -
Exchange Server 2003
England

Exchange Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 115 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 102 (88.70%) Windows
3 93 (80.87%) Active Directory
4 68 (59.13%) Exchange Server 2010
5 66 (57.39%) Windows Server 2008
6 64 (55.65%) VMware
7 62 (53.91%) Windows Server 2003
8 54 (46.96%) Microsoft
9 52 (45.22%) Windows XP
10 48 (41.74%) Citrix
10 48 (41.74%) Exchange Server 2007
11 46 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
12 36 (31.30%) VMware Infrastructure
13 33 (28.70%) Microsoft Certification
14 26 (22.61%) Windows 7
15 25 (21.74%) XenApp
15 25 (21.74%) DNS
16 24 (20.87%) Exchange Server 2013
17 23 (20.00%) Finance
18 22 (19.13%) DHCP
19 21 (18.26%) MCSE
19 21 (18.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
20 20 (17.39%) ITIL
21 19 (16.52%) PowerShell
22 18 (15.65%) Migration
23 17 (14.78%) SCCM
24 16 (13.91%) Hyper-V
25 15 (13.04%) Lync
25 15 (13.04%) Office 365
25 15 (13.04%) Blackberry

Exchange Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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
1 115 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 68 (59.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 48 (41.74%) Exchange Server 2007
4 24 (20.87%) Exchange Server 2013
5 21 (18.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 15 (13.04%) Lync
7 10 (8.70%) IIS
8 9 (7.83%) SharePoint
9 2 (1.74%) Office Communications Server
9 2 (1.74%) Exchange Server 2000
10 1 (0.87%) Live Communications Server
10 1 (0.87%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 11 (9.57%) MS Office
2 10 (8.70%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.87%) PrintSoft PReS
Cloud Services
1 15 (13.04%) Office 365
2 3 (2.61%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 25 (21.74%) DNS
2 22 (19.13%) DHCP
3 13 (11.30%) TCP/IP
4 12 (10.43%) NetScaler
5 10 (8.70%) SAN
6 8 (6.96%) Firewall
7 6 (5.22%) NAS
7 6 (5.22%) FTP
7 6 (5.22%) LAN
8 5 (4.35%) VPN
9 4 (3.48%) WAN
9 4 (3.48%) VLAN
10 1 (0.87%) WLAN
10 1 (0.87%) LDAP
10 1 (0.87%) DDNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.09%) SQL Server
1 7 (6.09%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (5.22%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.87%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (0.87%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 23 (20.00%) Finance
2 11 (9.57%) Banking
3 6 (5.22%) Marketing
3 6 (5.22%) Advertising
4 4 (3.48%) Law
4 4 (3.48%) Legal
5 3 (2.61%) Financial Institution
5 3 (2.61%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.74%) Back Office
7 1 (0.87%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (17.39%) Desktop Support
1 20 (17.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 17 (14.78%) Support Engineer
3 14 (12.17%) 3rd Line Support
4 13 (11.30%) Analyst
5 9 (7.83%) Support Analyst
5 9 (7.83%) 2nd Line Support
5 9 (7.83%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 9 (7.83%) Wintel Engineer
6 7 (6.09%) Consultant
6 7 (6.09%) Systems Engineer
7 6 (5.22%) Exchange Engineer
8 5 (4.35%) Citrix Engineer
8 5 (4.35%) Messaging Engineer
9 4 (3.48%) IT Support
9 4 (3.48%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 4 (3.48%) Desktop Analyst
9 4 (3.48%) Server Engineer
9 4 (3.48%) Microsoft Consultant
10 3 (2.61%) Technical Support
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.04%) Blackberry
2 11 (9.57%) Replication
2 11 (9.57%) Clustering
3 7 (6.09%) Thin Client
3 7 (6.09%) Fat Client
4 4 (3.48%) NHS
5 3 (2.61%) PKI
6 2 (1.74%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.87%) PDA
7 1 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 102 (88.70%) Windows
2 66 (57.39%) Windows Server 2008
3 62 (53.91%) Windows Server 2003
4 52 (45.22%) Windows XP
5 46 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 26 (22.61%) Windows 7
7 6 (5.22%) Windows 8
8 4 (3.48%) Windows 2000 Server
9 3 (2.61%) Windows Vista
9 3 (2.61%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.87%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (17.39%) ITIL
2 18 (15.65%) Migration
3 8 (6.96%) Change Management
4 6 (5.22%) Kalman Filter
4 6 (5.22%) Configuration Management
5 5 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (3.48%) Change Control
7 3 (2.61%) Service Delivery
7 3 (2.61%) Service Management
7 3 (2.61%) Incident Management
8 2 (1.74%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (1.74%) Problem Management
8 2 (1.74%) Network Design
8 2 (1.74%) Business Continuity
8 2 (1.74%) Process Management
9 1 (0.87%) Asset Management
9 1 (0.87%) PRINCE2
9 1 (0.87%) CRM
9 1 (0.87%) PRINCE
9 1 (0.87%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 19 (16.52%) PowerShell
2 5 (4.35%) SQL
3 3 (2.61%) VBScript
4 2 (1.74%) VB
Qualifications
1 33 (28.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (18.26%) MCSE
3 10 (8.70%) MCTS
3 10 (8.70%) MCITP
4 8 (6.96%) Security Cleared
5 7 (6.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 6 (5.22%) CCA
6 6 (5.22%) Citrix Certification
7 5 (4.35%) CCEA
8 4 (3.48%) Degree
8 4 (3.48%) SC Cleared
8 4 (3.48%) MCP
9 3 (2.61%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (2.61%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (2.61%) CCNA
9 3 (2.61%) VCP5
10 2 (1.74%) DV Cleared
10 2 (1.74%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (1.74%) CCNP
11 1 (0.87%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.61%) SLA
System Software
1 93 (80.87%) Active Directory
2 36 (31.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (21.74%) XenApp
4 16 (13.91%) Hyper-V
5 12 (10.43%) VMware ESX
6 11 (9.57%) vSphere
7 7 (6.09%) Microsoft App-V
7 7 (6.09%) XenDesktop
8 6 (5.22%) XenServer
9 5 (4.35%) Terminal Services
9 5 (4.35%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 2 (1.74%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.87%) Xen
11 1 (0.87%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 17 (14.78%) SCCM
2 7 (6.09%) Backup Exec
2 7 (6.09%) SCOM
3 6 (5.22%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (3.48%) HP SIM
5 2 (1.74%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (1.74%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.87%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.87%) ARCserve
6 1 (0.87%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.87%) WSUS
Vendors
1 64 (55.65%) VMware
2 54 (46.96%) Microsoft
3 48 (41.74%) Citrix
4 13 (11.30%) NetApp
5 12 (10.43%) Symantec
5 12 (10.43%) Veeam
6 11 (9.57%) Cisco
7 6 (5.22%) Bloomberg
7 6 (5.22%) HP
8 5 (4.35%) AppSense
8 5 (4.35%) Altiris
8 5 (4.35%) Dell
8 5 (4.35%) Sophos
8 5 (4.35%) MobileIron
8 5 (4.35%) Kaspersky
9 4 (3.48%) Veritas
9 4 (3.48%) EMC
10 3 (2.61%) Clearswift
10 3 (2.61%) McAfee
11 2 (1.74%) ServiceNow
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