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 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Exchange Server 2003
Rank 162 148 112
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -36
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 1 3 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.025% 0.082% 0.75%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.14% 0.52% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 14
Median daily rate - £663 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +164.73%
UK excluding London median daily rate £323 £269 £260
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +3.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £15.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +14.81%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 £18.25 £15.25
% change year-on-year
-31.50% +19.67%
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
718 577 414
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 18.16% 15.69% 13.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 404 328 220
Median daily rate £400 £364 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.96% +11.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £220 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.97% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 20 28
Median hourly rate £20.50 £16.84 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.73% -32.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £14.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.80 £35.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.20 £20.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-1.48% +20.58%

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 27 May 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 -16 1 - -
Exchange Server 2003
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 10 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 8 (80.00%) Office 365
3 7 (70.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (70.00%) MS Office
3 7 (70.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (70.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
4 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (60.00%) Windows Server
5 5 (50.00%) Brightmail
5 5 (50.00%) SQL
5 5 (50.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 5 (50.00%) Skype for Business
5 5 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
5 5 (50.00%) Symantec
5 5 (50.00%) ITIL
5 5 (50.00%) VoIP
5 5 (50.00%) VMware
5 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (50.00%) PowerShell
5 5 (50.00%) IronPort
6 4 (40.00%) XenApp
6 4 (40.00%) XenServer
6 4 (40.00%) XenDesktop
6 4 (40.00%) DHCP
6 4 (40.00%) DNS
6 4 (40.00%) SharePoint

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 10 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 7 (70.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (50.00%) Skype for Business
5 4 (40.00%) SharePoint
6 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 7 (70.00%) MS Office
2 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (80.00%) Office 365
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) VoIP
2 4 (40.00%) DHCP
2 4 (40.00%) DNS
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (10.00%) Firewall
3 1 (10.00%) IP Telephony
3 1 (10.00%) MPLS
3 1 (10.00%) VLAN
General
1 1 (10.00%) Banking
1 1 (10.00%) Marketing
1 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Support Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Messaging Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Messaging Support
2 3 (30.00%) Messaging Support Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Exchange Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Server Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Server Support
4 1 (10.00%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (10.00%) 1st Line Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Exchange Migration Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Exchange Support
4 1 (10.00%) IT Manager
4 1 (10.00%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Migration Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Migration Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Server Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (10.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (70.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (10.00%) Linux
4 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) ITIL
1 5 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity
3 1 (10.00%) Change Management
3 1 (10.00%) CRM
3 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (10.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (10.00%) SIEM
3 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (10.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 5 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) MCSE
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (20.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (10.00%) CCNA
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (10.00%) MCSA
3 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (10.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (50.00%) Brightmail
2 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (40.00%) vSphere
3 4 (40.00%) XenApp
3 4 (40.00%) XenDesktop
3 4 (40.00%) XenServer
4 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (50.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (50.00%) IronPort
2 5 (50.00%) Symantec
2 5 (50.00%) VMware
3 4 (40.00%) Citrix
3 4 (40.00%) Compaq
3 4 (40.00%) Dell
3 4 (40.00%) HP
3 4 (40.00%) ThinPrint
4 1 (10.00%) Apple
4 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco
4 1 (10.00%) GFI Software
4 1 (10.00%) Juniper
4 1 (10.00%) SAP