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 4 August 2015 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server 2003
Rank 152 111 113
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +2
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 8 23 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.21% 0.76% 0.66%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.40% 5.03% 3.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 13 7
Average daily rate
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£305 £270 £226
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.05% +19.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £105 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £814 £320 £280
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £288 £300
% change year-on-year
-13.04% -4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 7
Average hourly rate - £13.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -32.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £13.50 £17.23
% change year-on-year
+70.37% -21.62%
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
570 457 507
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 14.68% 15.08% 18.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 346 225 237
Average daily rate £400 £328 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.13% +3.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 32 51
Average hourly rate £22.50 £15.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.16% -22.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £29.10 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.15 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+24.38% -10.52%

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 4 August 2015.

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 4 August 2015. 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
Merseyside - 5 £380 - 1
Lancashire +4 1 £203 -25.00% 1
Manchester -14 1 £1,000 +212.50% 3
Exchange Server 2003
England

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

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 14 (100.00%) Windows
1 14 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 12 (85.71%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (78.57%) Microsoft
3 11 (78.57%) Active Directory
4 10 (71.43%) VMware
4 10 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (64.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (64.29%) Exchange Server 2007
6 7 (50.00%) Citrix
6 7 (50.00%) DHCP
6 7 (50.00%) DNS
6 7 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (35.71%) Windows 7
9 4 (28.57%) vSphere
9 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
9 4 (28.57%) XenDesktop
9 4 (28.57%) SAN
9 4 (28.57%) SharePoint
9 4 (28.57%) Clustering
9 4 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (21.43%) Firewall
10 3 (21.43%) Migration
10 3 (21.43%) Symantec
10 3 (21.43%) Veritas
10 3 (21.43%) Norton AntiVirus
10 3 (21.43%) Sophos
10 3 (21.43%) Blackberry
10 3 (21.43%) NetBackup

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

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 14 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 9 (64.29%) Exchange Server 2007
3 7 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (28.57%) SharePoint
6 3 (21.43%) IIS
7 2 (14.29%) Office Communications Server
7 2 (14.29%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) Office 365
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (50.00%) DHCP
1 7 (50.00%) DNS
2 4 (28.57%) SAN
3 3 (21.43%) Firewall
4 2 (14.29%) LAN
4 2 (14.29%) WAN
5 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.14%) Marketing
2 1 (7.14%) Electronics
2 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) Architect
1 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (21.43%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (21.43%) Server Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Senior Architect
2 2 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Support Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Network Support Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (7.14%) Network Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Data Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Data Centre Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) Network Support
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Clustering
2 3 (21.43%) Blackberry
3 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (14.29%) Client/Server
4 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
4 1 (7.14%) DTV
4 1 (7.14%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (85.71%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (64.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (35.71%) Windows 7
6 2 (14.29%) Windows 8
7 1 (7.14%) Windows 2000
7 1 (7.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (21.43%) Migration
3 2 (14.29%) Change Management
3 2 (14.29%) GAP Analysis
3 2 (14.29%) Performance Management
3 2 (14.29%) Requirements Engineering
3 2 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 2 (14.29%) Server Building
4 1 (7.14%) ITIL
4 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (7.14%) Programme Management
4 1 (7.14%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
1 1 (7.14%) VBScript
1 1 (7.14%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) MCP
2 1 (7.14%) MCSE
2 1 (7.14%) MCSA
2 1 (7.14%) CCNP
2 1 (7.14%) CCNA
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.14%) MCTS
2 1 (7.14%) MCITP
2 1 (7.14%) CCENT
System Software
1 11 (78.57%) Active Directory
2 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (28.57%) XenDesktop
2 4 (28.57%) vSphere
3 3 (21.43%) Hyper-V
3 3 (21.43%) VMware ESX
4 2 (14.29%) XenApp
5 1 (7.14%) XenServer
5 1 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (7.14%) vCloud
5 1 (7.14%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (21.43%) NetBackup
1 3 (21.43%) Backup Exec
1 3 (21.43%) SCCM
2 2 (14.29%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 11 (78.57%) Microsoft
2 10 (71.43%) VMware
3 7 (50.00%) Citrix
4 3 (21.43%) Cisco
4 3 (21.43%) Veritas
4 3 (21.43%) Symantec
4 3 (21.43%) Acronis
4 3 (21.43%) Sophos
5 2 (14.29%) McAfee
5 2 (14.29%) SAP
5 2 (14.29%) EMC
6 1 (7.14%) NetApp
6 1 (7.14%) Oracle
6 1 (7.14%) IBM
6 1 (7.14%) Veeam
6 1 (7.14%) Zerto
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