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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server 2003
Rank 139 125 120
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -5
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 5 11 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.15% 0.39% 0.43%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.95% 2.24% 2.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 3
Average daily rate
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£200 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% -4.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £298 £300 £305
% change year-on-year
-0.83% -1.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Average hourly rate £19.00 £31.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.70% +77.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+20.68% -19.44%
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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
526 492 549
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 16.28% 17.37% 18.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 299 249 266
Average daily rate £355 £319 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.37% -1.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £161 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 49 33
Average hourly rate £16.78 £21.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.09% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.40 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £36.07 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.24 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+10.22% -9.27%

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 19 December 2014. 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 -10 3 - - 4
Cheshire +7 2 £200 - 1
Lancashire - - - - 1
Merseyside - - - - 1
Exchange Server 2003
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 26 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 23 (88.46%) Windows
3 21 (80.77%) Active Directory
3 21 (80.77%) Windows Server 2003
3 21 (80.77%) Exchange Server 2010
4 20 (76.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (61.54%) VMware
6 14 (53.85%) Microsoft
7 13 (50.00%) Citrix
8 12 (46.15%) Windows XP
9 11 (42.31%) SharePoint
10 10 (38.46%) SQL
10 10 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2007
11 9 (34.62%) DHCP
11 9 (34.62%) DNS
12 8 (30.77%) HP
12 8 (30.77%) Windows 7
13 7 (26.92%) XenApp
14 6 (23.08%) XenServer
14 6 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
14 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
14 6 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
14 6 (23.08%) Project Management
15 5 (19.23%) HP Data Protector
16 4 (15.38%) SC Cleared
16 4 (15.38%) Security Cleared
16 4 (15.38%) Cyber-Ark
16 4 (15.38%) Backup Exec
16 4 (15.38%) SQL Server
16 4 (15.38%) IIS

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 26 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 21 (80.77%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (42.31%) SharePoint
4 10 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (15.38%) IIS
6 1 (3.85%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (3.85%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (34.62%) DHCP
1 9 (34.62%) DNS
2 3 (11.54%) SAN
3 2 (7.69%) Wireless
4 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.85%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (7.69%) Finance
1 2 (7.69%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.85%) Banking
2 1 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (19.23%) Analyst
1 5 (19.23%) Team Leader
2 4 (15.38%) Infrastructure Team Leader
2 4 (15.38%) Administrator
3 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Support Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Systems Support Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) VMware Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Data Centre Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Systems Support
4 2 (7.69%) Data Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (3.85%) Network Administrator
5 1 (3.85%) Test Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.85%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 23 (88.46%) Windows
2 21 (80.77%) Windows Server 2003
3 20 (76.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (46.15%) Windows XP
5 8 (30.77%) Windows 7
6 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (7.69%) UNIX
7 2 (7.69%) Linux
8 1 (3.85%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (23.08%) Project Management
2 2 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (3.85%) CRM
3 1 (3.85%) Migration
3 1 (3.85%) Information Security
3 1 (3.85%) Mentoring
3 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (38.46%) SQL
2 3 (11.54%) C
3 2 (7.69%) Shell Script
3 2 (7.69%) VBScript
3 2 (7.69%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (15.38%) SC Cleared
2 4 (15.38%) Security Cleared
3 3 (11.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (11.54%) MCITP
4 2 (7.69%) MCSA
5 1 (3.85%) MCP
5 1 (3.85%) MCSE
5 1 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (3.85%) CCNA
System Software
1 21 (80.77%) Active Directory
2 7 (26.92%) XenApp
3 6 (23.08%) XenServer
3 6 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (11.54%) Hyper-V
5 2 (7.69%) VMware ESX
6 1 (3.85%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 5 (19.23%) HP Data Protector
2 4 (15.38%) Backup Exec
3 1 (3.85%) SCCM
3 1 (3.85%) SCOM
Vendors
1 16 (61.54%) VMware
2 14 (53.85%) Microsoft
3 13 (50.00%) Citrix
4 8 (30.77%) HP
5 4 (15.38%) Cyber-Ark
6 3 (11.54%) EMC
6 3 (11.54%) Cisco
6 3 (11.54%) Symantec
7 2 (7.69%) Meru Networks
7 2 (7.69%) Red Hat
7 2 (7.69%) Apple
7 2 (7.69%) Juniper
7 2 (7.69%) Oracle
8 1 (3.85%) SAP
8 1 (3.85%) NetApp
8 1 (3.85%) IBM
8 1 (3.85%) ScanSafe
8 1 (3.85%) MobileIron
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