The table below looks at the statistics for Exchange Server 2003 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading 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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server 2003
Rank 70 72 63
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -9
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 5 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.48% 0.38% 0.55%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.51% 2.07% 2.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Average daily rate
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- £193 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -35.83%
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £246 £275
% change year-on-year
+34.92% -10.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £11.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- -26.19%
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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 Reading region.

Application Platforms Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
199 193 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 19.10% 18.29% 19.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 113 55
Average daily rate £400 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £188 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £409
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 25
Average hourly rate £35.50 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+108.82% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £9.10 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £17.60 £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.46 £17.50 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-0.22% -6.31%

Exchange Server 2003
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

Exchange Server 2003 Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Exchange Server 2003
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 across the Reading region.

Exchange Server 2003 Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Exchange Server 2003
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 across the Reading region.

Exchange Server 2003 Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Exchange Server 2003
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 5 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (60.00%) Windows
4 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (40.00%) LAN
4 2 (40.00%) WAN
4 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (40.00%) MS Office
5 1 (20.00%) WatchGuard
5 1 (20.00%) Change Control
5 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (20.00%) Cisco
5 1 (20.00%) MPLS
5 1 (20.00%) Migration
5 1 (20.00%) VMware

Exchange Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 5 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (80.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (40.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) LAN
1 2 (40.00%) WAN
2 1 (20.00%) MPLS
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (20.00%) IT Support
2 1 (20.00%) IT Technician
2 1 (20.00%) Support Technician
2 1 (20.00%) IT Support Technician
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Messaging Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Change Control
1 1 (20.00%) Migration
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) WatchGuard
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) VMware