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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Exchange Server 2003
Rank 148 151 113
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -38
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 3 9 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.087% 0.21% 0.92%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.55% 1.42% 5.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 17
Median daily rate £246 £217 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.74% -21.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £183 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £335 £332
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £235 £284
% change year-on-year
+27.65% -17.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Median hourly rate - £25.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +85.18%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.75 £24.25 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-47.42% +73.21%
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
550 636 508
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 15.98% 14.93% 16.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 348 384 257
Median daily rate £375 £420 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% +29.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £244 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £459
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 35 39
Median hourly rate £15.00 £21.50 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.23% +28.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.53 £42.02 £35.53
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +28.57%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 across the North West region over the 3 months to 28 August 2016.

Exchange Server 2003 Daily Rate Histogram 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 28 August 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
Manchester +1 2 £143 -
Merseyside +4 1 £350 +26.12%
Exchange Server 2003
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) SLA
3 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 8
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (50.00%) Firewall
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (25.00%) Global Marketing
4 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (25.00%) GFI Software
4 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (25.00%) SIEM
4 1 (25.00%) vCloud
4 1 (25.00%) Office 365
4 1 (25.00%) MPLS
4 1 (25.00%) Change Management
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008

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 4 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (25.00%) DHCP
2 1 (25.00%) DNS
2 1 (25.00%) IP Telephony
2 1 (25.00%) MPLS
General
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
1 1 (25.00%) Marketing
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Help Desk Specialist
1 1 (25.00%) Help Desk Support
1 1 (25.00%) IT Manager
1 1 (25.00%) IT Project Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Service Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Support Specialist
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) Clustering
1 1 (25.00%) Fat Client
1 1 (25.00%) NHS
1 1 (25.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 2000
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (25.00%) Global Marketing
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (25.00%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) MCSE
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) SLA
2 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (25.00%) vCloud
3 1 (25.00%) VMware ESX
3 1 (25.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) GFI Software
3 1 (25.00%) Juniper
3 1 (25.00%) LANDesk