The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 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 Milton Keynes 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server 2003
Rank 57 56 45
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -11
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 7 9 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.80% 1.35% 2.41%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.61% 8.82% 15.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 10
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£180 £425 £183
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-57.64% +132.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £147 £257 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £465 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £305 £275
% change year-on-year
-8.19% +10.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £17.23 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-21.62% -13.87%
Application Platforms Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
152 102 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 17.47% 15.27% 15.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 43 42
Average daily rate £363 £400 £278
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +44.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £213 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 5
Average hourly rate £15.89 £15.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.51% +19.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-17.50% -
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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 22 July 2014, 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 29 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 26 (89.66%) Security Cleared
3 25 (86.21%) Windows
4 24 (82.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (65.52%) SC Cleared
6 13 (44.83%) Exchange Server 2010
7 12 (41.38%) UNIX
7 12 (41.38%) Citrix
8 11 (37.93%) DV Cleared
9 10 (34.48%) SQL
9 10 (34.48%) MS Excel
10 9 (31.03%) Backup Exec
10 9 (31.03%) ITIL
10 9 (31.03%) Microsoft Certification
11 8 (27.59%) Windows Server 2003
11 8 (27.59%) MCP
11 8 (27.59%) MCSE
12 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
12 7 (24.14%) VMware
12 7 (24.14%) OVSD
12 7 (24.14%) Migration
13 6 (20.69%) CESG
13 6 (20.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 6 (20.69%) SLA
14 5 (17.24%) Service Management
15 4 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
15 4 (13.79%) Lumension
15 4 (13.79%) SMTP
15 4 (13.79%) Linux
15 4 (13.79%) Active Directory

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 29 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 13 (44.83%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (20.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (6.90%) Lync
5 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
5 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 10 (34.48%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Office 365
1 1 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.79%) SMTP
2 3 (10.34%) SAN
2 3 (10.34%) Internet
2 3 (10.34%) Firewall
2 3 (10.34%) NAS
3 2 (6.90%) iSCSI
3 2 (6.90%) ICMP
4 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.45%) X.400
4 1 (3.45%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 10 (34.48%) Analyst
2 7 (24.14%) Support Analyst
3 5 (17.24%) 1st Line Support
3 5 (17.24%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) Exchange Specialist
5 3 (10.34%) Consultant
5 3 (10.34%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Service Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Blackberry Support
6 2 (6.90%) Messaging Consultant
6 2 (6.90%) Support Specialist
6 2 (6.90%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (3.45%) Architect
7 1 (3.45%) Support Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Technical Architect
7 1 (3.45%) Support Consultant
7 1 (3.45%) Team Leader
7 1 (3.45%) Hardware Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Migration Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Technical Leader
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) CESG
2 3 (10.34%) Cryptography
2 3 (10.34%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.90%) PKI
3 2 (6.90%) Blackberry
4 1 (3.45%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 25 (86.21%) Windows
2 24 (82.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (41.38%) UNIX
4 8 (27.59%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (13.79%) Linux
6 1 (3.45%) Windows XP
6 1 (3.45%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (31.03%) ITIL
2 7 (24.14%) Migration
3 5 (17.24%) Service Management
4 3 (10.34%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (6.90%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (3.45%) CRM
6 1 (3.45%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.45%) Change Management
6 1 (3.45%) Email Migration
6 1 (3.45%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 10 (34.48%) SQL
2 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 26 (89.66%) Security Cleared
2 19 (65.52%) SC Cleared
3 11 (37.93%) DV Cleared
4 9 (31.03%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (27.59%) MCP
5 8 (27.59%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (20.69%) SLA
2 2 (6.90%) QA
System Software
1 4 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (13.79%) Active Directory
2 3 (10.34%) Hyper-V
2 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 9 (31.03%) Backup Exec
2 7 (24.14%) OVSD
3 2 (6.90%) SCCM
4 1 (3.45%) OpenView
4 1 (3.45%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 12 (41.38%) Citrix
2 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
2 7 (24.14%) VMware
3 4 (13.79%) Lumension
4 3 (10.34%) HP
5 2 (6.90%) McAfee
5 2 (6.90%) StorageTek
5 2 (6.90%) Sun
6 1 (3.45%) Cisco
6 1 (3.45%) Sophos
6 1 (3.45%) ICL