The table below looks at the statistics for Exchange Server 2003 skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Exchange Server 2003 over the 3 months to 25 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Exchange Server 2003
Rank 147 151 105
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -46
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 2 6 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.054% 0.16% 1.06%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.35% 1.16% 7.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 19
Median daily rate £350 £380 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +40.74%
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £250 £280
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £13.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 £23.25 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-46.23% +72.22%
Exchange Server 2003
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Application Platforms Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
579 518 429
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 15.78% 13.72% 14.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 356 307 221
Median daily rate £385 £388 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.64% +19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £439
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 21 31
Median hourly rate £15.00 £21.25 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.41% +41.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £13.85 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £37.00 £30.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+30.23% +30.30%

Exchange Server 2003
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing Exchange Server 2003 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Exchange Server 2003 Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Exchange Server 2003
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Exchange Server 2003 Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Exchange Server 2003
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Exchange Server 2003 Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Exchange Server 2003
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 within the North West region over the 3 months to 25 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Merseyside -4 1 £350 -7.89%
Manchester -10 1 - - 1
Exchange Server 2003
England

Exchange Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for Exchange Server 2003.

1 7 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Office 365
3 4 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (57.14%) VMware
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
4 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (42.86%) DHCP
4 3 (42.86%) DNS
4 3 (42.86%) MS Office
4 3 (42.86%) ITIL
4 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (42.86%) vSphere
5 2 (28.57%) Skype for Business
5 2 (28.57%) Brightmail
5 2 (28.57%) XenApp
5 2 (28.57%) XenServer
5 2 (28.57%) XenDesktop
5 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
5 2 (28.57%) Firewall
5 2 (28.57%) Migration
5 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (28.57%) IronPort
5 2 (28.57%) MCSE
5 2 (28.57%) MS Excel

Exchange Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
4 2 (28.57%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Office
2 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (71.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) DHCP
1 3 (42.86%) DNS
2 2 (28.57%) Firewall
2 2 (28.57%) VoIP
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (14.29%) IP Telephony
3 1 (14.29%) MPLS
General
1 1 (14.29%) Banking
1 1 (14.29%) Marketing
1 1 (14.29%) Retail
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Messaging Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Messaging Support
1 2 (28.57%) Messaging Support Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Migration Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) IT Manager
2 1 (14.29%) IT Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Migration Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Migration Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Office 365 Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Office 365 Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Service Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) Clustering
1 1 (14.29%) Fat Client
1 1 (14.29%) NHS
1 1 (14.29%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 2000
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
4 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (28.57%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Change Management
3 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 1 (14.29%) Global Marketing
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (14.29%) SIEM
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) MCSE
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (14.29%) PCI DSS
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
1 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (42.86%) vSphere
3 2 (28.57%) Brightmail
3 2 (28.57%) XenApp
3 2 (28.57%) XenDesktop
3 2 (28.57%) XenServer
4 1 (14.29%) vCloud
4 1 (14.29%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
1 4 (57.14%) VMware
2 2 (28.57%) Citrix
2 2 (28.57%) Compaq
2 2 (28.57%) Dell
2 2 (28.57%) HP
2 2 (28.57%) IronPort
2 2 (28.57%) Symantec
2 2 (28.57%) ThinPrint
3 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco
3 1 (14.29%) GFI Software
3 1 (14.29%) Juniper
3 1 (14.29%) LANDesk