The table below looks at the statistics for Exchange Server 2003 skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Exchange Server 2003 over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Exchange Server 2003
England / South East
Rank 220 225 212
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -13
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 20 35 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.26% 0.40% 0.55%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.57% 2.31% 3.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 25 24
Median daily rate £358 £328 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.16% -16.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £175 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £625 £436
UK excluding London median daily rate £240 £250 £345
% change year-on-year
-4.09% -27.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Median hourly rate - £13.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -18.75%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £13.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -31.57%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Application Platforms Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
1270 1513 1710
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 16.51% 17.31% 17.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 754 965 957
Median daily rate £425 £393 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.28% +4.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 52 79
Median hourly rate £17.25 £17.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.48 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.55 £53.58 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -

Exchange Server 2003
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing Exchange Server 2003 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Exchange Server 2003 Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Exchange Server 2003
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Exchange Server 2003 Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Exchange Server 2003
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 across the South East region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017.

Exchange Server 2003 Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Exchange Server 2003
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Exchange Server 2003 Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Exchange Server 2003
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +20 11 £500 +47.05% 1
Buckinghamshire -2 5 £354 - 1
Surrey +10 3 £240 -31.42% 2
Hampshire +2 1 - - 1
Exchange Server 2003
England

Exchange Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for Exchange Server 2003.

1 42 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 29 (69.05%) Exchange Server 2010
3 27 (64.29%) Office 365
4 25 (59.52%) Security Cleared
5 21 (50.00%) Migration
6 19 (45.24%) PowerShell
7 17 (40.48%) Exchange Server 2007
7 17 (40.48%) Exchange Server 2013
8 16 (38.10%) Windows
8 16 (38.10%) Active Directory
8 16 (38.10%) Microsoft
9 14 (33.33%) Windows Server
10 10 (23.81%) Skype for Business
10 10 (23.81%) SC Cleared
10 10 (23.81%) HP
10 10 (23.81%) MS Office
11 7 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (16.67%) DV Cleared
12 6 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
12 6 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
12 6 (14.29%) Azure Active Directory
12 6 (14.29%) Blackberry
12 6 (14.29%) SAN
12 6 (14.29%) DHCP
12 6 (14.29%) DNS
13 5 (11.90%) LAN
13 5 (11.90%) SharePoint
13 5 (11.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 5 (11.90%) Skype
13 5 (11.90%) Windows 7

Exchange Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 42 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 29 (69.05%) Exchange Server 2010
3 17 (40.48%) Exchange Server 2007
3 17 (40.48%) Exchange Server 2013
4 10 (23.81%) Skype for Business
5 5 (11.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 5 (11.90%) Office Communications Server
5 5 (11.90%) SharePoint
5 5 (11.90%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2000
6 4 (9.52%) Exchange Server 5.5
Applications
1 10 (23.81%) MS Office
2 3 (7.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 27 (64.29%) Office 365
2 6 (14.29%) Azure Active Directory
2 6 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (14.29%) DHCP
1 6 (14.29%) DNS
1 6 (14.29%) SAN
2 5 (11.90%) LAN
2 5 (11.90%) Skype
3 4 (9.52%) WAN
4 3 (7.14%) TCP/IP
4 3 (7.14%) X.500
5 2 (4.76%) VPN
6 1 (2.38%) Firewall
6 1 (2.38%) Network Security
6 1 (2.38%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.14%) MS Access
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 2 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (47.62%) Consultant
2 17 (40.48%) Office 365 Consultant
3 15 (35.71%) Exchange Consultant
3 15 (35.71%) Migration Consultant
4 12 (28.57%) Microsoft Consultant
5 11 (26.19%) Exchange Migration Consultant
6 7 (16.67%) Support Engineer
7 6 (14.29%) Analyst
8 5 (11.90%) Technical Consultant
9 4 (9.52%) Architect
9 4 (9.52%) Migration Architect
9 4 (9.52%) Office 365 Architect
9 4 (9.52%) Technical Architect
10 3 (7.14%) 1st/2nd Line Support
10 3 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
10 3 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
10 3 (7.14%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 3 (7.14%) Messaging Analyst
11 2 (4.76%) 3rd Line Server Support
11 2 (4.76%) Messaging Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.29%) Blackberry
2 3 (7.14%) Clustering
2 3 (7.14%) Data Centre
2 3 (7.14%) Fat Client
2 3 (7.14%) Thin Client
3 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.38%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 16 (38.10%) Windows
2 14 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 7 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (11.90%) Windows 7
6 4 (9.52%) HPUX
6 4 (9.52%) Linux
6 4 (9.52%) Solaris
6 4 (9.52%) Unix
6 4 (9.52%) Windows 2000 Server
6 4 (9.52%) Windows XP
7 1 (2.38%) Windows 10
7 1 (2.38%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.38%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (50.00%) Migration
2 4 (9.52%) Capacity Management
2 4 (9.52%) Change Management
2 4 (9.52%) ITIL
2 4 (9.52%) Mentoring
3 3 (7.14%) Customer Engagement
3 3 (7.14%) Presales
3 3 (7.14%) Problem Management
3 3 (7.14%) Service Delivery
4 2 (4.76%) Incident Management
4 2 (4.76%) Server Monitoring
4 2 (4.76%) Time Management
5 1 (2.38%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (2.38%) High Availability
5 1 (2.38%) Performance Management
5 1 (2.38%) Project Management
5 1 (2.38%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 19 (45.24%) PowerShell
2 4 (9.52%) Perl
2 4 (9.52%) Shell Script
3 3 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (59.52%) Security Cleared
2 10 (23.81%) SC Cleared
3 7 (16.67%) DV Cleared
4 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.38%) MCSA
5 1 (2.38%) MCSE
System Software
1 16 (38.10%) Active Directory
2 4 (9.52%) Samba
3 3 (7.14%) Firmware
3 3 (7.14%) vSphere
4 1 (2.38%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (9.52%) Backup Exec
2 3 (7.14%) NetBackup
2 3 (7.14%) Netcool
2 3 (7.14%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 3 (7.14%) Unicenter
3 2 (4.76%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 1 (2.38%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (2.38%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 16 (38.10%) Microsoft
2 10 (23.81%) HP
3 5 (11.90%) VMware
4 4 (9.52%) Cisco
4 4 (9.52%) Sun
4 4 (9.52%) Symantec
5 3 (7.14%) 3PAR
5 3 (7.14%) Citrix
5 3 (7.14%) Dell
5 3 (7.14%) EMC
5 3 (7.14%) Meridio
5 3 (7.14%) Oracle
5 3 (7.14%) Veritas
6 1 (2.38%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.38%) F5
6 1 (2.38%) Intel Security
6 1 (2.38%) Sophos
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