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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Exchange Server 2003
England / North West
Rank 130 156 127
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -29
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 4 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.15% 0.10% 0.22%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.92% 0.65% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 3
Median daily rate £250 £105 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+138.09% -60.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £105 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £105 £273
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £175 £291
% change year-on-year
+92.85% -39.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £16.00 £11.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -42.10%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £12.00 £13.69
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -12.31%

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
435 618 506
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 16.62% 15.90% 16.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 279 346 273
Median daily rate £375 £395 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.06% +11.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £245 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £495 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 42 30
Median hourly rate £16.00 £27.05 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.85% +42.36%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017. 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 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 - 3 £225 -
Cheshire +23 1 £398 -
Exchange Server 2003
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 9 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 7 (77.78%) Active Directory
3 6 (66.67%) Windows
3 6 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (55.56%) Migration
4 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
5 4 (44.44%) Blackberry
5 4 (44.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (44.44%) PowerShell
5 4 (44.44%) Office 365
5 4 (44.44%) Windows Server
6 3 (33.33%) Windows 8
6 3 (33.33%) XenDesktop
6 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (33.33%) Citrix
6 3 (33.33%) Windows XP
6 3 (33.33%) VPN
7 2 (22.22%) SMTP
7 2 (22.22%) HP
7 2 (22.22%) IBM Notes
7 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
7 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
7 2 (22.22%) VBScript
7 2 (22.22%) MS Office
7 2 (22.22%) ITIL
7 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (22.22%) Lotus
7 2 (22.22%) MAILsweeper
7 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (22.22%) Change Management

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 9 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (44.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (22.22%) IBM Notes
4 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
4 2 (22.22%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
1 2 (22.22%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (44.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) VPN
2 2 (22.22%) SMTP
3 1 (11.11%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (22.22%) Banking
1 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Analyst
1 2 (22.22%) Service Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (11.11%) Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) Help Desk Specialist
2 1 (11.11%) Help Desk Support
2 1 (11.11%) IT Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) IT Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Junior
2 1 (11.11%) Migration Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Migration Specialist
2 1 (11.11%) Office 365 Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Office 365 Specialist
2 1 (11.11%) Service Desk Support
2 1 (11.11%) Support Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Blackberry
2 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Server
3 3 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (33.33%) Windows XP
4 2 (22.22%) Apple iOS
4 2 (22.22%) Windows 10
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Migration
2 2 (22.22%) Change Management
2 2 (22.22%) Email Migration
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) PowerShell
2 2 (22.22%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (77.78%) Active Directory
2 3 (33.33%) XenDesktop
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (22.22%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (11.11%) Terminal Server
4 1 (11.11%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) Citrix
3 2 (22.22%) HP
3 2 (22.22%) IronPort
3 2 (22.22%) Lotus
3 2 (22.22%) Sophos
3 2 (22.22%) Trend Micro