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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Exchange Server 2003
Rank 75 63 -
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 5 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.51% 0.58% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.84% 3.13% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £175 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £245 £325 £255
% change year-on-year
-24.61% +27.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £26.50 £11.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+130.43% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £18.50 £14.25
% change year-on-year
-29.72% +29.82%
Exchange Server 2003
Berkshire

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
176 160 200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 17.83% 18.65% 20.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 81 100
Average daily rate £350 £415 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.66% +10.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £563 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 4
Average hourly rate £33.50 £55.65 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.80% +122.60%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 7 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (71.43%) Office 365
3 5 (71.43%) Windows Server
3 5 (71.43%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
4 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
4 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (57.14%) Hyper-V
4 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (42.86%) DNS
6 2 (28.57%) Google
6 2 (28.57%) SAN
6 2 (28.57%) Mac OS X
6 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
6 2 (28.57%) MS Office
6 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
6 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
6 2 (28.57%) Firewall
6 2 (28.57%) Wireless
6 2 (28.57%) Migration
6 2 (28.57%) VMware
6 2 (28.57%) Google Apps
6 2 (28.57%) Windows 8
7 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (14.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate

Exchange Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 7 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (85.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (71.43%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (71.43%) Office 365
2 2 (28.57%) Google Apps
3 1 (14.29%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) DNS
2 2 (28.57%) Firewall
2 2 (28.57%) SAN
2 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
2 2 (28.57%) Wireless
3 1 (14.29%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Consultant
1 2 (28.57%) Exchange Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Help Desk Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Server Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Windows Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Windows Server Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Active Directory Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Active Directory Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Azure Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Migration Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Migration Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Engineer
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (28.57%) Mac OS X
4 2 (28.57%) Windows 8
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Presales
2 1 (14.29%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 1 (14.29%) MCITP
1 1 (14.29%) MCSE
1 1 (14.29%) MCTS
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
1 4 (57.14%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Google
2 2 (28.57%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) Kaspersky
3 1 (14.29%) Symantec