The table below looks at the statistics for Exchange Server 2003 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes 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 February 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 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server 2003
Rank 68 42 47
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +5
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 4 21 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.48% 2.73% 1.74%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.23% 12.57% 9.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 1
Average daily rate
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£350 £319 £110
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.80% +189.77%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £275 £260
% change year-on-year
+27.27% +5.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-8.57% -2.77%
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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 Milton Keynes region.

Application Platforms Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
179 167 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 21.44% 21.72% 18.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 73 32
Average daily rate £350 £380 £312
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +21.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 3
Average hourly rate £16.14 £15.35 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.14% -31.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.25 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-4.10% -2.30%

Exchange Server 2003
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Exchange Server 2003 Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Exchange Server 2003
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Exchange Server 2003 Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Exchange Server 2003
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Exchange Server 2003 Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Exchange Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 31 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 30 (96.77%) Security Cleared
3 29 (93.55%) Windows
4 27 (87.10%) ITIL
4 27 (87.10%) SC Cleared
5 24 (77.42%) Windows Server 2008
6 23 (74.19%) MCP
6 23 (74.19%) MCSE
6 23 (74.19%) Microsoft Certification
7 22 (70.97%) Backup Exec
8 21 (67.74%) Microsoft
9 18 (58.06%) Service Management
10 15 (48.39%) MS Excel
11 13 (41.94%) DV Cleared
12 12 (38.71%) Hyper-V
12 12 (38.71%) VMware Infrastructure
12 12 (38.71%) VMware
12 12 (38.71%) McAfee
12 12 (38.71%) McAfee ePO
12 12 (38.71%) Lumension
12 12 (38.71%) Analytical Skills
13 11 (35.48%) Sophos
13 11 (35.48%) Linux
14 10 (32.26%) Windows Vista
14 10 (32.26%) OVSD
14 10 (32.26%) Windows 8
14 10 (32.26%) Windows 7
15 9 (29.03%) Service Delivery
15 9 (29.03%) Change Management
16 8 (25.81%) Firmware

Exchange Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 31 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 8 (25.81%) Exchange Server 2007
2 8 (25.81%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (22.58%) SharePoint
3 7 (22.58%) Lync
4 5 (16.13%) Office Communications Server
5 4 (12.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (12.90%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 15 (48.39%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (22.58%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.23%) DNS
1 1 (3.23%) Firewall
1 1 (3.23%) VLAN
Job Titles
1 16 (51.61%) Analyst
2 10 (32.26%) Support Analyst
2 10 (32.26%) Team Leader
3 9 (29.03%) 1st Line Support
3 9 (29.03%) Infrastructure Team Leader
3 9 (29.03%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 6 (19.35%) Service Analyst
4 6 (19.35%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (3.23%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (3.23%) Messaging Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 12 (38.71%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (19.35%) Blackberry
3 4 (12.90%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 29 (93.55%) Windows
2 24 (77.42%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (35.48%) Linux
4 10 (32.26%) Windows Vista
4 10 (32.26%) Windows 7
4 10 (32.26%) Windows 8
5 5 (16.13%) UNIX
6 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (87.10%) ITIL
2 18 (58.06%) Service Management
3 9 (29.03%) Service Delivery
3 9 (29.03%) Change Management
4 6 (19.35%) Validation
4 6 (19.35%) Vulnerability Management
5 5 (16.13%) Operations Management
5 5 (16.13%) ITIL V3
6 4 (12.90%) Server Monitoring
6 4 (12.90%) Line Management
7 2 (6.45%) Mentoring
7 2 (6.45%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 6 (19.35%) SQL
2 5 (16.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 30 (96.77%) Security Cleared
2 27 (87.10%) SC Cleared
3 23 (74.19%) Microsoft Certification
3 23 (74.19%) MCP
3 23 (74.19%) MCSE
4 13 (41.94%) DV Cleared
5 1 (3.23%) VCAP
5 1 (3.23%) CCIA
5 1 (3.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (3.23%) MCTS
5 1 (3.23%) MCITP
5 1 (3.23%) CCNP
5 1 (3.23%) CCNA
5 1 (3.23%) CCA
5 1 (3.23%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (3.23%) CCEA
5 1 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.13%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (38.71%) VMware Infrastructure
1 12 (38.71%) Hyper-V
2 8 (25.81%) Firmware
3 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.23%) XenApp
3 1 (3.23%) XenDesktop
3 1 (3.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 22 (70.97%) Backup Exec
2 12 (38.71%) McAfee ePO
3 10 (32.26%) OVSD
Vendors
1 21 (67.74%) Microsoft
2 12 (38.71%) McAfee
2 12 (38.71%) VMware
2 12 (38.71%) Lumension
3 11 (35.48%) Sophos
4 6 (19.35%) Citrix
5 1 (3.23%) Cisco