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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Exchange Server 2003 over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server 2003
Rank 116 117 105
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -12
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 27 15 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.86% 0.52% 1.15%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.40% 2.91% 5.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 5 15
Average daily rate
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£275 £225 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £140 £126
10% offered a daily rate of more than £332 £244 £303
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £296 £293
% change year-on-year
-2.95% +1.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 14
Average hourly rate £14.25 £21.50 £23.49
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.72% -8.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £15.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.30 £22.50 £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £17.23 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-18.72% -1.57%
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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 North West region.

Application Platforms Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
500 516 678
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 16.01% 18.00% 20.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 259 234 369
Average daily rate £325 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £428 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 56 58
Average hourly rate £16.75 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.25% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.92 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.17 £35.00 £41.98
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 the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 29 August 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Lancashire - 11 £300 - 1
Cheshire +1 9 £160 -28.88% 1
Cumbria 0 4 £105 -
Manchester -13 3 £320 +287.87% 2
Merseyside - - - -
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Exchange Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 54 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 51 (94.44%) Windows
3 45 (83.33%) Active Directory
4 43 (79.63%) Windows Server 2003
4 43 (79.63%) Exchange Server 2010
5 41 (75.93%) Windows Server 2008
6 33 (61.11%) Microsoft
7 28 (51.85%) VMware
8 26 (48.15%) SharePoint
9 24 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2007
10 21 (38.89%) Citrix
11 18 (33.33%) Windows XP
11 18 (33.33%) HP
11 18 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
12 17 (31.48%) SQL Server
12 17 (31.48%) IIS
13 16 (29.63%) DNS
13 16 (29.63%) DHCP
14 14 (25.93%) SQL
15 12 (22.22%) MS Excel
15 12 (22.22%) Cyber-Ark
16 11 (20.37%) Windows 7
17 10 (18.52%) XenApp
18 9 (16.67%) XenServer
18 9 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
19 8 (14.81%) HP Data Protector
19 8 (14.81%) Microsoft Certification
20 7 (12.96%) SAN
20 7 (12.96%) Symantec
21 6 (11.11%) Shell Script

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 54 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 43 (79.63%) Exchange Server 2010
3 26 (48.15%) SharePoint
4 24 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2007
5 17 (31.48%) IIS
6 6 (11.11%) Lync
7 4 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (3.70%) Tomcat
8 2 (3.70%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (1.85%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 12 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (29.63%) DNS
1 16 (29.63%) DHCP
2 7 (12.96%) SAN
3 3 (5.56%) VoIP
3 3 (5.56%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.70%) Wireless
4 2 (3.70%) Firewall
5 1 (1.85%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.85%) WAN
5 1 (1.85%) SMTP
5 1 (1.85%) ADSL
5 1 (1.85%) Broadband
5 1 (1.85%) LAN
5 1 (1.85%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (31.48%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 6 (11.11%) Finance
2 5 (9.26%) Banking
3 2 (3.70%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (11.11%) Analyst
2 5 (9.26%) Support Analyst
2 5 (9.26%) Administrator
3 4 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (7.41%) Team Leader
3 4 (7.41%) Windows Technical Consultant
3 4 (7.41%) 3rd Line Support
3 4 (7.41%) Technical Consultant
3 4 (7.41%) Consultant
3 4 (7.41%) VMware Engineer
4 3 (5.56%) Infrastructure Team Leader
4 3 (5.56%) Messaging Engineer
4 3 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (5.56%) Tester
4 3 (5.56%) Support Engineer
4 3 (5.56%) Systems Support
4 3 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (3.70%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (3.70%) Senior Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.26%) Management Information System
2 3 (5.56%) Clustering
3 2 (3.70%) Wiki
3 2 (3.70%) Replication
3 2 (3.70%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.85%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 51 (94.44%) Windows
2 43 (79.63%) Windows Server 2003
3 41 (75.93%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (33.33%) Windows XP
4 18 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (20.37%) Windows 7
6 6 (11.11%) Linux
7 4 (7.41%) UNIX
7 4 (7.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (5.56%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.85%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (11.11%) Project Management
2 5 (9.26%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (7.41%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (7.41%) ITIL
4 3 (5.56%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (3.70%) Load Balancing
5 2 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (3.70%) Risk Management
6 1 (1.85%) Migration
6 1 (1.85%) Business Continuity
6 1 (1.85%) Information Security
6 1 (1.85%) Release Management
6 1 (1.85%) CRM
6 1 (1.85%) Performance Improvement
6 1 (1.85%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (25.93%) SQL
2 6 (11.11%) Shell Script
2 6 (11.11%) C
3 3 (5.56%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (14.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (9.26%) Security Cleared
3 4 (7.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (7.41%) MCITP
3 4 (7.41%) SC Cleared
4 3 (5.56%) MCP
4 3 (5.56%) MCSA
5 2 (3.70%) MCSE
5 2 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.85%) CCNA
6 1 (1.85%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.85%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.85%) SLA
System Software
1 45 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 10 (18.52%) XenApp
3 9 (16.67%) XenServer
3 9 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (11.11%) VMware ESX
5 4 (7.41%) Hyper-V
5 4 (7.41%) ISA Server
6 3 (5.56%) Brightmail
7 1 (1.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (14.81%) HP Data Protector
2 6 (11.11%) Backup Exec
3 3 (5.56%) NetBackup
3 3 (5.56%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 2 (3.70%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (1.85%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (1.85%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.85%) SCCM
5 1 (1.85%) SCOM
Vendors
1 33 (61.11%) Microsoft
2 28 (51.85%) VMware
3 21 (38.89%) Citrix
4 18 (33.33%) HP
5 12 (22.22%) Cyber-Ark
6 7 (12.96%) Symantec
7 4 (7.41%) Red Hat
8 3 (5.56%) IronPort
9 2 (3.70%) EMC
9 2 (3.70%) Open Text
9 2 (3.70%) Apple
9 2 (3.70%) Siebel
9 2 (3.70%) Cisco
9 2 (3.70%) Juniper
9 2 (3.70%) Informatica
9 2 (3.70%) NetApp
9 2 (3.70%) 3PAR
9 2 (3.70%) F5
9 2 (3.70%) Meru Networks
10 1 (1.85%) MobileIron
Lytham St. Annes, Lancashire
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