The table below looks at the statistics for Exchange Server 2003 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester 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 21 November 2014 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server 2003
Rank 88 77 79
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +2
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 2 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.14% 0.27% 0.62%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.88% 1.38% 3.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Average daily rate
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- £275 £258
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.79%
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
-14.06% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Average hourly rate - £31.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +67.56%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.87 £14.00 £19.15
% change year-on-year
-0.92% -26.89%
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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 Manchester region.

Application Platforms Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
227 217 255
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 15.67% 19.62% 19.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 115 127
Average daily rate £365 £338 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.14% +22.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £150 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 24 18
Average hourly rate £15.50 £22.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.11% +18.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.12 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £31.00 £25.49
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

Exchange Server 2003
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Exchange Server 2003 Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Exchange Server 2003
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Exchange Server 2003 Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Exchange Server 2003
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Exchange Server 2003 Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Exchange Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (83.33%) Windows 7
2 5 (83.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (83.33%) Citrix
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
4 3 (50.00%) Windows XP
4 3 (50.00%) EMC
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (50.00%) SAN
4 3 (50.00%) Hyper-V
4 3 (50.00%) VMware
4 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (33.33%) Backup Exec
5 2 (33.33%) XenApp
5 2 (33.33%) Wireless
5 2 (33.33%) Meru Networks
5 2 (33.33%) MCITP
5 2 (33.33%) Symantec
5 2 (33.33%) Apple
5 2 (33.33%) Juniper
5 2 (33.33%) HP
5 2 (33.33%) DHCP
5 2 (33.33%) DNS
5 2 (33.33%) SQL
6 1 (16.67%) VBScript

Exchange Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 6 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (83.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) SAN
2 2 (33.33%) Wireless
2 2 (33.33%) DHCP
2 2 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (16.67%) VoIP
3 1 (16.67%) VPN
3 1 (16.67%) Firewall
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Support Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) Systems Support Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Administrator
3 2 (33.33%) Systems Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) Systems Support
4 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (16.67%) Service Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Support Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Data Centre Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Data Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Blackberry
1 1 (16.67%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (83.33%) Windows 7
3 3 (50.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (16.67%) Android
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (16.67%) Performance Improvement
1 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) VBScript
2 1 (16.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (33.33%) MCITP
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (16.67%) MCSE
3 1 (16.67%) CCNA
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (33.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
1 5 (83.33%) Citrix
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) EMC
3 2 (33.33%) Meru Networks
3 2 (33.33%) Juniper
3 2 (33.33%) Apple
3 2 (33.33%) Symantec
3 2 (33.33%) HP
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle
4 1 (16.67%) SAP
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco