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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Exchange Server 2003
Rank 155 167 119
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -48
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 5 7 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.14% 0.16% 0.62%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.89% 1.07% 3.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 11
Median daily rate £125 £231 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-45.77% -23.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £102 £186 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £350 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £231 £275
% change year-on-year
+40.99% -16.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Median hourly rate - £25.00 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +75.43%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £26.25 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-50.47% +87.50%
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
563 655 504
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 15.96% 14.63% 15.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 366 411 267
Median daily rate £400 £425 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £514 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £360
% change year-on-year
+2.53% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 37 36
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.84 £16.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.92% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.17 £10.94 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.73 £27.50 £35.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £21.50 £17.75
% change year-on-year
+27.90% +21.12%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 -8 4 £115 -
Merseyside +2 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 30 September 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%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
3 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
4 4 (57.14%) Windows XP
4 4 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (57.14%) Windows 8
5 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
5 3 (42.86%) XenDesktop
5 3 (42.86%) Banking
5 3 (42.86%) Firewall
5 3 (42.86%) Citrix
5 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
5 3 (42.86%) VPN
5 3 (42.86%) MS Office
6 2 (28.57%) ITIL
6 2 (28.57%) VBScript
6 2 (28.57%) IBM Notes
6 2 (28.57%) SLA
6 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
6 2 (28.57%) Blackberry
6 2 (28.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (28.57%) Lotus
6 2 (28.57%) HP
6 2 (28.57%) Migration
6 2 (28.57%) VMware
6 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure

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 2 (28.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (28.57%) IBM Notes
3 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
3 2 (28.57%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
1 3 (42.86%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) Firewall
1 3 (42.86%) VPN
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (14.29%) DHCP
2 1 (14.29%) DNS
2 1 (14.29%) IP Telephony
2 1 (14.29%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (42.86%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Marketing
2 1 (14.29%) Retail
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Service Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Help Desk Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Help Desk Support
2 1 (14.29%) IT Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) IT Manager
2 1 (14.29%) IT Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Service Desk Support
2 1 (14.29%) Support Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Blackberry
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Clustering
2 1 (14.29%) Fat Client
2 1 (14.29%) NHS
2 1 (14.29%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Windows 8
2 4 (57.14%) Windows XP
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (28.57%) Apple iOS
4 2 (28.57%) Windows 10
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (14.29%) Linux
5 1 (14.29%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL
1 2 (28.57%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Change Management
2 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
2 1 (14.29%) Global Marketing
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
2 1 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (14.29%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
1 2 (28.57%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (14.29%) MCSE
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) SLA
2 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (14.29%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 3 (42.86%) XenDesktop
3 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (14.29%) Terminal Server
4 1 (14.29%) vCloud
4 1 (14.29%) VMware ESX
4 1 (14.29%) vSphere
4 1 (14.29%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) Citrix
3 2 (28.57%) HP
3 2 (28.57%) Lotus
3 2 (28.57%) VMware
4 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco
4 1 (14.29%) GFI Software
4 1 (14.29%) Juniper
4 1 (14.29%) LANDesk