The first table below looks at the demand for Exchange Server 2003 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Somerset region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server 2003
Rank 42 27 30
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +3
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 4 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 1.18% 2.14% 0.61%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.63% 7.55% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£325 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £300 £290
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £23.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £17.23 £20.25
% change year-on-year
-21.62% -14.93%
Application Platforms Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
71 53 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 21.01% 28.34% 29.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 27 27
Average daily rate £300 £320 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -12.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £225 £317
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £376 £417
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 £23.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.36% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.36% -5.00%
Exchange Server 2003
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Exchange Server 2003
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

Exchange Server 2003 Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Exchange Server 2003
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Exchange Server 2003 Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

Exchange Server 2003
Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Exchange Server 2003 Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

Exchange Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 8 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 7 (87.50%) Windows
3 6 (75.00%) MCSE
3 6 (75.00%) Citrix
3 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (75.00%) MCITP
3 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (62.50%) ITIL
5 4 (50.00%) MCP
5 4 (50.00%) UNIX
5 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
5 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared
5 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
6 3 (37.50%) assyst
6 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (37.50%) HP
6 3 (37.50%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (37.50%) SAN
6 3 (37.50%) Service Management
6 3 (37.50%) Oracle
7 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
7 2 (25.00%) SLA
7 2 (25.00%) Cisco
7 2 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (25.00%) SCOM

Exchange Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 8 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (37.50%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) SAN
2 1 (12.50%) Wireless
2 1 (12.50%) LAN
2 1 (12.50%) WAN
2 1 (12.50%) DHCP
2 1 (12.50%) Ethernet
2 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 1 (12.50%) VPN
2 1 (12.50%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (25.00%) Front Office
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Technical Support Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Technical Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Support Technician
1 2 (25.00%) Support Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Technical Support
1 2 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 2 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Network Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Service Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Team Leader
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Team Leader
2 1 (12.50%) Support Team Leader
2 1 (12.50%) Service Desk Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Support Team Leader
2 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Technician
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Technician
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Clustering
2 1 (12.50%) Statistics
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (50.00%) UNIX
4 2 (25.00%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) ITIL
2 3 (37.50%) Service Management
3 2 (25.00%) Change Management
4 1 (12.50%) Data Security
4 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
4 1 (12.50%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) MCSE
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (75.00%) MCITP
2 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (50.00%) MCP
3 3 (37.50%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Citrix
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) HP
3 3 (37.50%) Oracle
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco
5 1 (12.50%) VMware