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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server 2003
Rank 64 55 56
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +1
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 8 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.97% 1.49% 1.12%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.71% 12.79% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 4
Average daily rate
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£175 £155 £278
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -44.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £164 £125 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £175 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £275 £290
% change year-on-year
+4.54% -5.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Average hourly rate - £14.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +16.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £14.50 £17.25
% change year-on-year
-6.89% -15.94%
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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
140 86 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 17.03% 11.67% 14.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 31 53
Average daily rate £330 £240 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -26.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £125 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £335 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 10
Average hourly rate £13.00 £14.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% +11.53%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Exchange Server 2003 Daily Rate Histogram 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 19 September 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 20 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 19 (95.00%) Security Cleared
3 16 (80.00%) Windows
4 15 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (70.00%) SC Cleared
6 11 (55.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (55.00%) Backup Exec
6 11 (55.00%) ITIL
6 11 (55.00%) UNIX
7 10 (50.00%) SQL
7 10 (50.00%) MCP
7 10 (50.00%) MCSE
7 10 (50.00%) DV Cleared
7 10 (50.00%) Citrix
8 8 (40.00%) MS Excel
8 8 (40.00%) OVSD
9 7 (35.00%) Service Management
10 5 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
11 4 (20.00%) SLA
11 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
12 3 (15.00%) Management Information System
12 3 (15.00%) Lync
13 2 (10.00%) Office 365
13 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
13 2 (10.00%) Migration
13 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
14 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
14 1 (5.00%) OpenView
14 1 (5.00%) HP

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 20 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (15.00%) Lync
4 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (40.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) SMTP
1 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (5.00%) X.400
1 1 (5.00%) X.500
Job Titles
1 15 (75.00%) Analyst
2 9 (45.00%) Support Analyst
3 8 (40.00%) 1st Line Support
4 7 (35.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 4 (20.00%) Service Analyst
5 4 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Consultant
7 1 (5.00%) Support Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Hardware Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Support Consultant
7 1 (5.00%) Exchange Consultant
7 1 (5.00%) Hardware Support Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Messaging Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 15 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (15.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (5.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 16 (80.00%) Windows
2 15 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (55.00%) UNIX
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Vista
4 1 (5.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) ITIL
2 7 (35.00%) Service Management
3 2 (10.00%) Migration
4 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 10 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (95.00%) Security Cleared
2 14 (70.00%) SC Cleared
3 11 (55.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (50.00%) MCP
4 10 (50.00%) MCSE
4 10 (50.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (55.00%) Backup Exec
2 8 (40.00%) OVSD
3 1 (5.00%) OpenView
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) Citrix
2 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.00%) HP
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco
3 1 (5.00%) ICL
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