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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server 2003
Rank 375 319 275
Rank change year-on-year
-56 -44
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 49 93 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.21% 0.41% 0.60%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.05% 2.17% 3.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 46 96
Average daily rate
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£325 £240 £334
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.41% -28.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £125 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £438 £456
UK excluding London average daily rate £248 £301 £308
% change year-on-year
-17.84% -2.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 14
Average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £11.20 £11.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.70 £23.50 £33.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £14.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+58.62% +7.40%
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
4647 4280 4163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 19.92% 18.68% 17.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 3157 2878 2656
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 74 143
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 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.80 £45.00 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £16.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -15.38%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 -15 15 £338 +40.62% 2
Docklands, London -5 1 £450 -18.18%
Chessington - 1 - - 1
Exchange Server 2003
England

Exchange Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 89 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 80 (89.89%) Windows
3 58 (65.17%) Active Directory
3 58 (65.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 57 (64.04%) Exchange Server 2010
5 45 (50.56%) Windows Server 2003
6 38 (42.70%) Citrix
7 36 (40.45%) Microsoft
7 36 (40.45%) Exchange Server 2007
8 32 (35.96%) VMware
9 30 (33.71%) Windows Server 2012
10 21 (23.60%) Windows 7
10 21 (23.60%) DNS
11 20 (22.47%) DHCP
12 18 (20.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 17 (19.10%) XenApp
13 17 (19.10%) Office 365
14 16 (17.98%) Migration
15 15 (16.85%) Finance
15 15 (16.85%) ITIL
15 15 (16.85%) VMware Infrastructure
16 14 (15.73%) Lync
16 14 (15.73%) Windows XP
16 14 (15.73%) Cisco
17 13 (14.61%) MS Excel
18 12 (13.48%) VMware ESX
18 12 (13.48%) MS Office
18 12 (13.48%) Blackberry
18 12 (13.48%) Microsoft Certification
19 11 (12.36%) SharePoint

Exchange Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 89 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 57 (64.04%) Exchange Server 2010
3 36 (40.45%) Exchange Server 2007
4 18 (20.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 14 (15.73%) Lync
6 11 (12.36%) SharePoint
7 7 (7.87%) IIS
8 4 (4.49%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (3.37%) Lotus Domino
9 3 (3.37%) Exchange Server 2000
10 2 (2.25%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (1.12%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 13 (14.61%) MS Excel
2 12 (13.48%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 17 (19.10%) Office 365
2 8 (8.99%) Mimecast
3 3 (3.37%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (23.60%) DNS
2 20 (22.47%) DHCP
3 9 (10.11%) LAN
4 7 (7.87%) WAN
5 6 (6.74%) TCP/IP
6 4 (4.49%) SAN
7 3 (3.37%) Firewall
7 3 (3.37%) FTP
8 2 (2.25%) LDAP
8 2 (2.25%) DDNS
9 1 (1.12%) VPN
9 1 (1.12%) SMTP
9 1 (1.12%) Ethernet
9 1 (1.12%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (1.12%) VLAN
9 1 (1.12%) Network Security
9 1 (1.12%) NAS
9 1 (1.12%) Internet
9 1 (1.12%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.37%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.25%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (2.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 15 (16.85%) Finance
2 8 (8.99%) Banking
3 4 (4.49%) Law
4 3 (3.37%) Legal
4 3 (3.37%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.25%) Retail
5 2 (2.25%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.12%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 13 (14.61%) Support Engineer
2 12 (13.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 11 (12.36%) 3rd Line Support
3 11 (12.36%) Analyst
4 10 (11.24%) Consultant
4 10 (11.24%) 2nd Line Support
5 8 (8.99%) Messaging Engineer
6 7 (7.87%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 7 (7.87%) Active Directory Consultant
6 7 (7.87%) Exchange Engineer
6 7 (7.87%) Desktop Support
6 7 (7.87%) Server Engineer
7 6 (6.74%) Support Analyst
7 6 (6.74%) IT Support
8 4 (4.49%) Wintel Engineer
8 4 (4.49%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 4 (4.49%) Systems Engineer
9 3 (3.37%) Server Support
9 3 (3.37%) Systems Support
9 3 (3.37%) Server Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.12%) .NET
1 1 (1.12%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.48%) Blackberry
2 11 (12.36%) Clustering
3 3 (3.37%) PKI
4 2 (2.25%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.12%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.12%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.12%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 80 (89.89%) Windows
2 58 (65.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 45 (50.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 30 (33.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 21 (23.60%) Windows 7
6 14 (15.73%) Windows XP
7 5 (5.62%) Windows 2000 Server
8 3 (3.37%) Windows Vista
8 3 (3.37%) Apple iOS
8 3 (3.37%) Windows 8
9 2 (2.25%) Windows 2000
10 1 (1.12%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (17.98%) Migration
2 15 (16.85%) ITIL
3 4 (4.49%) Service Delivery
3 4 (4.49%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (3.37%) Service Management
5 2 (2.25%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (2.25%) Change Control
5 2 (2.25%) Network Load Balancing
6 1 (1.12%) Problem Management
6 1 (1.12%) Data Migration
6 1 (1.12%) ITIL V3
6 1 (1.12%) High Availability
6 1 (1.12%) SIEM
6 1 (1.12%) Vulnerability Management
6 1 (1.12%) Analytics
6 1 (1.12%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (1.12%) Process Management
6 1 (1.12%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 1 (1.12%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (1.12%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.49%) PowerShell
2 3 (3.37%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (13.48%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (8.99%) MCSE
3 7 (7.87%) Security Cleared
4 6 (6.74%) SC Cleared
4 6 (6.74%) MCITP
5 3 (3.37%) Degree
5 3 (3.37%) MCTS
5 3 (3.37%) MCP
5 3 (3.37%) CCA
5 3 (3.37%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (2.25%) CCEA
6 2 (2.25%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (2.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (2.25%) CCNP
6 2 (2.25%) CCNA
7 1 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.12%) MCSD
7 1 (1.12%) MCSA
7 1 (1.12%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.87%) SLA
System Software
1 58 (65.17%) Active Directory
2 17 (19.10%) XenApp
3 15 (16.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (13.48%) VMware ESX
5 9 (10.11%) XenDesktop
6 6 (6.74%) vSphere
7 3 (3.37%) Terminal Services
7 3 (3.37%) VMware Server
8 2 (2.25%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (2.25%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (2.25%) Hyper-V
9 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (1.12%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (1.12%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 8 (8.99%) SCCM
2 3 (3.37%) SCOM
2 3 (3.37%) SCSM
3 2 (2.25%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (2.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (2.25%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (2.25%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.12%) Nmap
4 1 (1.12%) WSUS
4 1 (1.12%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.12%) Nagios
4 1 (1.12%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (1.12%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.12%) XenMobile
4 1 (1.12%) SnapMirror
4 1 (1.12%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 38 (42.70%) Citrix
2 36 (40.45%) Microsoft
3 32 (35.96%) VMware
4 14 (15.73%) Cisco
5 7 (7.87%) Symantec
6 6 (6.74%) NetApp
6 6 (6.74%) Dell
7 4 (4.49%) MobileIron
8 3 (3.37%) Clearswift
8 3 (3.37%) McAfee
9 2 (2.25%) EMC
9 2 (2.25%) HP
10 1 (1.12%) IBM
10 1 (1.12%) Veritas
10 1 (1.12%) Blue Coat
10 1 (1.12%) Sourcefire
10 1 (1.12%) SonicWALL
10 1 (1.12%) IronPort
10 1 (1.12%) Kaspersky
10 1 (1.12%) Veeam
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