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 August 2016 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Exchange Server 2003
Rank 237 240 195
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -45
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 24 37 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.27% 0.38% 0.62%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.46% 2.13% 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 12 27
Median daily rate £475 £335 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.79% +28.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £283 £136
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £398 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £250 £275
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Median hourly rate £21.75 £20.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.75% +33.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.75 £23.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-45.74% +67.85%
Exchange Server 2003
England

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
1647 1739 1711
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.71% 17.78% 18.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1013 1050 937
Median daily rate £425 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £489 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 65 83
Median hourly rate £32.50 £20.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.50% +21.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.00 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.16 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +28.57%

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 August 2016.

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 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +10 13 £400 -3.03%
Surrey +10 8 £475 - 1
Hampshire 0 2 - -
Home Counties - 1 £285 -
Exchange Server 2003
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, 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 61 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 39 (63.93%) Active Directory
3 37 (60.66%) Migration
4 36 (59.02%) Windows
4 36 (59.02%) Office 365
5 35 (57.38%) Exchange Server 2010
6 30 (49.18%) Security Cleared
7 29 (47.54%) PowerShell
8 26 (42.62%) Exchange Server 2013
9 24 (39.34%) Microsoft
10 23 (37.70%) Windows Server
11 18 (29.51%) Windows Server 2008
11 18 (29.51%) Exchange Server 2007
12 17 (27.87%) Windows XP
13 15 (24.59%) Citrix
13 15 (24.59%) Windows Server 2003
14 13 (21.31%) Windows Server 2012
15 12 (19.67%) Live Communications Server
16 11 (18.03%) SC Cleared
16 11 (18.03%) SQL
16 11 (18.03%) SQL Server
17 10 (16.39%) Windows 7
17 10 (16.39%) HP
17 10 (16.39%) EMC
17 10 (16.39%) SAN
18 9 (14.75%) MS Office
18 9 (14.75%) NetBackup
19 8 (13.11%) Veritas Storage Foundation
19 8 (13.11%) Problem Management
19 8 (13.11%) Fat Client

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 61 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 35 (57.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 26 (42.62%) Exchange Server 2013
4 18 (29.51%) Exchange Server 2007
5 12 (19.67%) Live Communications Server
6 7 (11.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 6 (9.84%) SharePoint
8 4 (6.56%) Skype for Business
9 3 (4.92%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (3.28%) IBM Notes
10 2 (3.28%) IIS
11 1 (1.64%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (1.64%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 9 (14.75%) MS Office
2 2 (3.28%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 36 (59.02%) Office 365
2 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.64%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 10 (16.39%) SAN
2 4 (6.56%) DHCP
2 4 (6.56%) DNS
3 3 (4.92%) Wireless
4 2 (3.28%) Firewall
4 2 (3.28%) Skype
4 2 (3.28%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.28%) VPN
4 2 (3.28%) WAN
5 1 (1.64%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.64%) IPsec
5 1 (1.64%) LAN
5 1 (1.64%) Network Security
5 1 (1.64%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (1.64%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (18.03%) SQL Server
2 8 (13.11%) MS Access
3 2 (3.28%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (3.28%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.64%) EDRMS
General
1 1 (1.64%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (29.51%) Consultant
2 16 (26.23%) Exchange Consultant
3 11 (18.03%) Exchange Migration Consultant
3 11 (18.03%) Microsoft Consultant
3 11 (18.03%) Migration Consultant
4 9 (14.75%) Messaging Engineer
4 9 (14.75%) Office 365 Consultant
4 9 (14.75%) Support Engineer
5 8 (13.11%) Exchange Engineer
5 8 (13.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (11.48%) Office 365 Engineer
7 5 (8.20%) 2nd Line Support
7 5 (8.20%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 5 (8.20%) Analyst
7 5 (8.20%) Exchange Specialist
7 5 (8.20%) Messaging Support
7 5 (8.20%) Support Analyst
8 4 (6.56%) 3rd Line Support
8 4 (6.56%) Service Analyst
8 4 (6.56%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.64%) 802.1X
1 1 (1.64%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.11%) Blackberry
1 8 (13.11%) Fat Client
1 8 (13.11%) Thin Client
2 7 (11.48%) Statistics
3 6 (9.84%) Data Centre
4 5 (8.20%) Clustering
5 4 (6.56%) Driving Licence
5 4 (6.56%) Replication
6 1 (1.64%) CLARiiON
6 1 (1.64%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.64%) EMC VNXe
6 1 (1.64%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.64%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 36 (59.02%) Windows
2 23 (37.70%) Windows Server
3 18 (29.51%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (27.87%) Windows XP
5 15 (24.59%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (21.31%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (16.39%) Windows 7
8 2 (3.28%) Linux
8 2 (3.28%) Unix
9 1 (1.64%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (60.66%) Migration
2 8 (13.11%) Problem Management
3 5 (8.20%) High Availability
3 5 (8.20%) ITIL
3 5 (8.20%) Release Management
4 3 (4.92%) Service Management
5 2 (3.28%) Presales
5 2 (3.28%) Service Delivery
6 1 (1.64%) Budget Control
6 1 (1.64%) Change Management
6 1 (1.64%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (1.64%) Infrastructure Transformation
6 1 (1.64%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (1.64%) Project Planning
6 1 (1.64%) Resource Management
6 1 (1.64%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (1.64%) Server Virtualisation
6 1 (1.64%) Storage Virtualisation
6 1 (1.64%) Virtual Environments
6 1 (1.64%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 29 (47.54%) PowerShell
2 11 (18.03%) SQL
3 1 (1.64%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 30 (49.18%) Security Cleared
2 11 (18.03%) SC Cleared
3 7 (11.48%) DV Cleared
4 6 (9.84%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (4.92%) MCITP
5 3 (4.92%) MCSE
6 2 (3.28%) CCNA
6 2 (3.28%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (3.28%) MCTS
7 1 (1.64%) CCNP
7 1 (1.64%) CCSA
7 1 (1.64%) CCSE
7 1 (1.64%) DBS Check
7 1 (1.64%) MCSA
7 1 (1.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 39 (63.93%) Active Directory
2 5 (8.20%) Terminal Services
3 3 (4.92%) Hyper-V
3 3 (4.92%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (3.28%) XenApp
5 1 (1.64%) ISA Server
5 1 (1.64%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.64%) VMware Server
5 1 (1.64%) vSphere
5 1 (1.64%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (14.75%) NetBackup
2 8 (13.11%) Netcool
2 8 (13.11%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 8 (13.11%) Unicenter
2 8 (13.11%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 3 (4.92%) Failover Clustering
3 3 (4.92%) SCCM
4 2 (3.28%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (1.64%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.64%) SmoothWall
5 1 (1.64%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 24 (39.34%) Microsoft
2 15 (24.59%) Citrix
3 10 (16.39%) EMC
3 10 (16.39%) HP
4 8 (13.11%) Meridio
4 8 (13.11%) Oracle
4 8 (13.11%) Veritas
5 5 (8.20%) VMware
6 3 (4.92%) Cisco
6 3 (4.92%) ThinPrint
7 2 (3.28%) Lotus
7 2 (3.28%) Symantec
8 1 (1.64%) Apple
8 1 (1.64%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.64%) Dell
8 1 (1.64%) Forcepoint
8 1 (1.64%) Google
8 1 (1.64%) Juniper
8 1 (1.64%) NetApp
8 1 (1.64%) Nokia