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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server 2003
Rank 132 111 107
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -4
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 5 15 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.16% 0.55% 0.72%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.95% 3.52% 3.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 2
Average daily rate
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£275 £225 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -40.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £225 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £311 £255 £300
% change year-on-year
+22.05% -15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 7
Average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% +20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £14.25 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+26.31% -20.83%
Exchange Server 2003
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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
527 426 554
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 16.75% 15.59% 20.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 287 223 261
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £174 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 30 39
Average hourly rate £19.00 £25.04 £18.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.12% +36.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £13.50 £9.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £33.00 £25.97
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £18.59
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -5.86%

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
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 27 January 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
Manchester -11 2 - - 7
Lancashire -18 2 £269 -10.41% 1
Cheshire +4 1 £325 - 1
Exchange Server 2003
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 20 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 17 (85.00%) Windows
3 15 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 15 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 13 (65.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (50.00%) VMware
6 10 (50.00%) Citrix
7 9 (45.00%) SQL
7 9 (45.00%) SharePoint
8 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
8 8 (40.00%) Windows XP
9 6 (30.00%) DHCP
9 6 (30.00%) DNS
9 6 (30.00%) SC Cleared
9 6 (30.00%) Security Cleared
9 6 (30.00%) Windows 7
10 5 (25.00%) XenServer
10 5 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
10 5 (25.00%) Project Management
11 4 (20.00%) HP
11 4 (20.00%) HP Data Protector
11 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
11 4 (20.00%) XenApp
11 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (15.00%) Mentoring
12 3 (15.00%) Finance
12 3 (15.00%) SAN
13 2 (10.00%) McAfee
13 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification

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

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 20 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 15 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (45.00%) SharePoint
4 5 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (10.00%) IIS
6 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (30.00%) DHCP
1 6 (30.00%) DNS
2 3 (15.00%) SAN
3 1 (5.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.00%) Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Retail
3 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (20.00%) Infrastructure Team Leader
1 4 (20.00%) Team Leader
2 3 (15.00%) Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Data Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Server Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Data Centre Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Support Team Leader
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Support Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Administrator
4 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Support Team Leader
4 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Technician
4 1 (5.00%) Break Fix Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Tester
4 1 (5.00%) Test Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Support Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Technical Support
4 1 (5.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 17 (85.00%) Windows
2 13 (65.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 12 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (40.00%) Windows XP
5 6 (30.00%) Windows 7
6 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) Project Management
2 3 (15.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (5.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 9 (45.00%) SQL
2 2 (10.00%) VBScript
2 2 (10.00%) VB
2 2 (10.00%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (5.00%) MCSE
3 1 (5.00%) CCNA
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 15 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (25.00%) XenServer
3 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (20.00%) XenApp
4 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (5.00%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (5.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (5.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) VMware
1 10 (50.00%) Citrix
2 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (20.00%) HP
4 2 (10.00%) McAfee
4 2 (10.00%) Oracle
4 2 (10.00%) Cyber-Ark
5 1 (5.00%) SAP
5 1 (5.00%) Cisco
5 1 (5.00%) EMC
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