The first table below looks at the demand for Exchange Server 2003 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Midlands region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server 2003
Rank 24 21 30
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +9
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 1 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 0.49% 3.41% 0.35%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.69% 24.14% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 0
Average daily rate £130 £388 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-66.45% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £245
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +12.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-26.19% +5.00%
Application Platforms Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
13 29 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 6.31% 14.15% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 13 13
Average daily rate £375 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £126 £325 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £475 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
Exchange Server 2003
England

Exchange Server 2003
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

Exchange Server 2003 Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

Exchange Server 2003
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Exchange Server 2003 Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

Exchange Server 2003
Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Exchange Server 2003 Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

Exchange Server 2003
Top 21 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 2000 Server
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2000
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (50.00%) ARCserve
2 1 (50.00%) Symantec
2 1 (50.00%) Blackberry

Exchange Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2000
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Service Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Service Desk Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 2000 Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (50.00%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Symantec