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 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server 2003
Rank 342 322 248
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -74
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 48 81 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.21% 0.36% 0.67%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.11% 1.95% 3.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 36 91
Average daily rate
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£338 £278 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.62% -14.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £138 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £270 £295
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -8.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 16 19
Average hourly rate £22.50 £18.70 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.32% +16.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £13.75 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.10 £22.50 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.25 £15.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+17.74% -20.51%
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
4310 4145 3855
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 19.06% 18.25% 17.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 2874 2871 2441
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £526 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 63 162
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £27.75 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+18.73% -12.82%

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 May 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 May 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 -16 12 £350 +45.83% 3
Docklands, London -2 1 £450 -18.18%
Ealing - 1 £110 -
Chessington - 1 - -
Exchange Server 2003
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Exchange Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 94 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 83 (88.30%) Windows
3 65 (69.15%) Active Directory
4 58 (61.70%) Exchange Server 2010
5 55 (58.51%) Windows Server 2008
6 44 (46.81%) Windows Server 2003
7 40 (42.55%) Citrix
8 38 (40.43%) VMware
9 36 (38.30%) Microsoft
10 32 (34.04%) Exchange Server 2007
11 26 (27.66%) Windows Server 2012
12 23 (24.47%) Windows XP
13 21 (22.34%) DNS
13 21 (22.34%) Windows 7
14 19 (20.21%) XenApp
14 19 (20.21%) VMware Infrastructure
14 19 (20.21%) DHCP
15 16 (17.02%) Migration
16 15 (15.96%) Finance
16 15 (15.96%) ITIL
16 15 (15.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 15 (15.96%) Lync
17 13 (13.83%) VMware ESX
17 13 (13.83%) Blackberry
17 13 (13.83%) Office 365
18 12 (12.77%) Clustering
18 12 (12.77%) Microsoft Certification
18 12 (12.77%) MS Office
19 11 (11.70%) MS Excel
19 11 (11.70%) Cisco

Exchange Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 94 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 58 (61.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 32 (34.04%) Exchange Server 2007
4 15 (15.96%) Lync
4 15 (15.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 10 (10.64%) SharePoint
6 7 (7.45%) IIS
7 5 (5.32%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2000
9 3 (3.19%) Lotus Domino
10 2 (2.13%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (1.06%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 12 (12.77%) MS Office
2 11 (11.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 13 (13.83%) Office 365
2 7 (7.45%) Mimecast
3 3 (3.19%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (22.34%) DNS
2 19 (20.21%) DHCP
3 8 (8.51%) LAN
4 6 (6.38%) TCP/IP
5 5 (5.32%) WAN
5 5 (5.32%) SAN
6 3 (3.19%) FTP
6 3 (3.19%) Firewall
7 2 (2.13%) VLAN
7 2 (2.13%) NAS
7 2 (2.13%) LDAP
7 2 (2.13%) DDNS
8 1 (1.06%) Internet
8 1 (1.06%) Ethernet
8 1 (1.06%) SMTP
8 1 (1.06%) WLAN
8 1 (1.06%) NetScaler
8 1 (1.06%) VPN
8 1 (1.06%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.26%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.19%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.13%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 15 (15.96%) Finance
2 10 (10.64%) Banking
3 4 (4.26%) Law
4 3 (3.19%) Legal
4 3 (3.19%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.13%) Retail
5 2 (2.13%) Back Office
5 2 (2.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (14.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 13 (13.83%) Desktop Support
3 12 (12.77%) Support Engineer
4 11 (11.70%) Analyst
5 10 (10.64%) 3rd Line Support
6 9 (9.57%) Consultant
7 7 (7.45%) 2nd Line Support
7 7 (7.45%) Active Directory Consultant
7 7 (7.45%) IT Support
8 6 (6.38%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 6 (6.38%) Exchange Engineer
8 6 (6.38%) Support Analyst
8 6 (6.38%) Server Engineer
9 5 (5.32%) Messaging Engineer
10 4 (4.26%) Systems Engineer
11 3 (3.19%) Systems Support
11 3 (3.19%) Technical Support
11 3 (3.19%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 3 (3.19%) Systems Support Engineer
11 3 (3.19%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.06%) .NET
1 1 (1.06%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.83%) Blackberry
2 12 (12.77%) Clustering
3 3 (3.19%) PKI
3 3 (3.19%) NHS
4 1 (1.06%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.06%) Replication
4 1 (1.06%) PDA
4 1 (1.06%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.06%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.06%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.06%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 83 (88.30%) Windows
2 55 (58.51%) Windows Server 2008
3 44 (46.81%) Windows Server 2003
4 26 (27.66%) Windows Server 2012
5 23 (24.47%) Windows XP
6 21 (22.34%) Windows 7
7 5 (5.32%) Windows 2000 Server
8 4 (4.26%) Windows Vista
9 3 (3.19%) Apple iOS
9 3 (3.19%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.06%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (17.02%) Migration
2 15 (15.96%) ITIL
3 4 (4.26%) Service Delivery
3 4 (4.26%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (3.19%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (3.19%) Service Management
5 2 (2.13%) Process Management
5 2 (2.13%) Change Control
5 2 (2.13%) Network Load Balancing
6 1 (1.06%) Problem Management
6 1 (1.06%) Data Migration
6 1 (1.06%) Data Protection
6 1 (1.06%) ITIL V3
6 1 (1.06%) High Availability
6 1 (1.06%) Asset Management
6 1 (1.06%) PRINCE2
6 1 (1.06%) CRM
6 1 (1.06%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.38%) PowerShell
2 3 (3.19%) SQL
3 1 (1.06%) VBScript
3 1 (1.06%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (12.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (10.64%) MCSE
3 8 (8.51%) Security Cleared
4 7 (7.45%) SC Cleared
5 6 (6.38%) MCITP
6 4 (4.26%) MCTS
6 4 (4.26%) MCP
7 3 (3.19%) CCA
7 3 (3.19%) Citrix Certification
7 3 (3.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (2.13%) Degree
8 2 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (2.13%) CCNP
8 2 (2.13%) CCNA
8 2 (2.13%) CCEA
8 2 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (1.06%) MCSD
9 1 (1.06%) MCSA
9 1 (1.06%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.45%) SLA
System Software
1 65 (69.15%) Active Directory
2 19 (20.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (20.21%) XenApp
3 13 (13.83%) VMware ESX
4 10 (10.64%) XenDesktop
5 8 (8.51%) vSphere
6 4 (4.26%) Terminal Services
7 3 (3.19%) Hyper-V
7 3 (3.19%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (3.19%) VMware Server
8 2 (2.13%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (2.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (2.13%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (1.06%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 10 (10.64%) SCCM
2 3 (3.19%) SCOM
2 3 (3.19%) Backup Exec
2 3 (3.19%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (2.13%) SCSM
3 2 (2.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (2.13%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.06%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.06%) ARCserve
4 1 (1.06%) WSUS
4 1 (1.06%) SCVMM
4 1 (1.06%) XenMobile
4 1 (1.06%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 40 (42.55%) Citrix
2 38 (40.43%) VMware
3 36 (38.30%) Microsoft
4 11 (11.70%) Cisco
5 8 (8.51%) Symantec
6 7 (7.45%) NetApp
7 6 (6.38%) Dell
8 4 (4.26%) MobileIron
9 3 (3.19%) Clearswift
9 3 (3.19%) McAfee
10 2 (2.13%) EMC
10 2 (2.13%) IronPort
11 1 (1.06%) Kaspersky
11 1 (1.06%) Veeam
11 1 (1.06%) HP
11 1 (1.06%) Remedy
11 1 (1.06%) Sophos
11 1 (1.06%) Websense
11 1 (1.06%) Altiris
11 1 (1.06%) Blue Coat