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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server 2003
Rank 55 62 50
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -12
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 9 8 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.08% 1.06% 1.85%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.96% 8.16% 11.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 7
Average daily rate
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£180 £155 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% -53.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £125 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £175 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £298 £290
% change year-on-year
-7.56% +2.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £12.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.75 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.81% -19.11%
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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
151 98 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 18.06% 13.00% 15.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 49 58
Average daily rate £350 £328 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.87% -0.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £134 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £441 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 8
Average hourly rate £18.75 £20.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +53.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

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 20 August 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 24 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 23 (95.83%) Security Cleared
3 22 (91.67%) Windows
4 20 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (70.83%) SC Cleared
6 13 (54.17%) UNIX
7 12 (50.00%) MS Excel
8 11 (45.83%) Citrix
8 11 (45.83%) Microsoft Certification
8 11 (45.83%) ITIL
8 11 (45.83%) DV Cleared
8 11 (45.83%) Backup Exec
9 10 (41.67%) MCP
9 10 (41.67%) SQL
9 10 (41.67%) MCSE
10 7 (29.17%) Service Management
10 7 (29.17%) OVSD
10 7 (29.17%) SLA
10 7 (29.17%) Exchange Server 2010
11 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
12 3 (12.50%) Management Information System
12 3 (12.50%) SMTP
12 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (12.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 3 (12.50%) CESG
12 3 (12.50%) Lumension
13 2 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
13 2 (8.33%) Lync
13 2 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
13 2 (8.33%) McAfee

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 24 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 7 (29.17%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (12.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (8.33%) Lync
5 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
5 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 12 (50.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (4.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) SMTP
2 2 (8.33%) X.400
2 2 (8.33%) X.500
3 1 (4.17%) Firewall
3 1 (4.17%) iSCSI
3 1 (4.17%) NAS
3 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.17%) SAN
3 1 (4.17%) Internet
3 1 (4.17%) ICMP
Job Titles
1 12 (50.00%) Analyst
2 8 (33.33%) Support Analyst
3 7 (29.17%) 1st Line Support
4 6 (25.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 4 (16.67%) Service Analyst
5 4 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Exchange Specialist
6 2 (8.33%) Consultant
7 1 (4.17%) Support Consultant
7 1 (4.17%) Support Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Support Specialist
7 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Team Leader
7 1 (4.17%) Exchange Consultant
7 1 (4.17%) Hardware Support Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Blackberry Support
7 1 (4.17%) Messaging Consultant
7 1 (4.17%) Team Leader
7 1 (4.17%) Hardware Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Technical Leader
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Management Information System
1 3 (12.50%) CESG
2 2 (8.33%) Replication
3 1 (4.17%) Cryptography
3 1 (4.17%) PKI
3 1 (4.17%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 22 (91.67%) Windows
2 20 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (54.17%) UNIX
4 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (45.83%) ITIL
2 7 (29.17%) Service Management
3 2 (8.33%) Migration
3 2 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (4.17%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (4.17%) ITIL V3
4 1 (4.17%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.17%) Change Management
4 1 (4.17%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 10 (41.67%) SQL
2 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 23 (95.83%) Security Cleared
2 17 (70.83%) SC Cleared
3 11 (45.83%) DV Cleared
3 11 (45.83%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (41.67%) MCP
4 10 (41.67%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (29.17%) SLA
2 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 2 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.17%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 11 (45.83%) Backup Exec
2 7 (29.17%) OVSD
3 1 (4.17%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (4.17%) OpenView
Vendors
1 11 (45.83%) Citrix
2 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (12.50%) Lumension
4 2 (8.33%) VMware
4 2 (8.33%) ICL
4 2 (8.33%) HP
4 2 (8.33%) McAfee
5 1 (4.17%) Sophos
5 1 (4.17%) StorageTek
5 1 (4.17%) Cisco
5 1 (4.17%) Sun