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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Exchange Server 2003 over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server 2003
Rank 154 145 193
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +48
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 98 88 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.01% 1.02% 0.67%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.61% 5.76% 3.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 40 33
Average daily rate
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£318 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.30% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £153 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £401 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £300 £295
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +1.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 7
Average hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £19.30
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -24.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.60 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.91 £14.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.75 £14.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -22.22%
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
1746 1529 1608
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 17.96% 17.79% 17.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 995 857 808
Average daily rate £365 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £230 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £450 £467
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 63 85
Average hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% -25.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.73 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.70 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.25 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -9.32%

Exchange Server 2003
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 October 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Buckinghamshire +4 29 £175 +2.94% 3
Berkshire +14 19 £306 -5.76% 5
Hampshire -18 19 £330 +3.12% 1
West Sussex +6 13 £375 - 4
Surrey -16 6 £355 +5.18% 2
East Sussex -7 3 £325 - 2
Kent - - - -
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England

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

1 156 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 142 (91.03%) Windows
3 97 (62.18%) Microsoft
4 86 (55.13%) Active Directory
5 84 (53.85%) Exchange Server 2010
6 77 (49.36%) Windows Server 2008
7 73 (46.79%) Security Cleared
8 59 (37.82%) Exchange Server 2007
9 57 (36.54%) MS Excel
10 55 (35.26%) SC Cleared
11 54 (34.62%) Windows Server 2003
12 49 (31.41%) ITIL
13 45 (28.85%) Blackberry
14 42 (26.92%) VMware
15 40 (25.64%) Backup Exec
16 39 (25.00%) Windows 7
17 38 (24.36%) Microsoft Certification
18 36 (23.08%) MCSE
19 34 (21.79%) MCP
20 33 (21.15%) Windows XP
21 30 (19.23%) Citrix
22 27 (17.31%) SQL
22 27 (17.31%) DV Cleared
23 26 (16.67%) MS Office
24 25 (16.03%) SQL Server
25 24 (15.38%) Windows 8
26 22 (14.10%) Windows Server 2012
26 22 (14.10%) Clustering
26 22 (14.10%) Migration
26 22 (14.10%) Analytical Skills

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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
1 156 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 84 (53.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 59 (37.82%) Exchange Server 2007
4 17 (10.90%) Lync
4 17 (10.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 14 (8.97%) SharePoint
6 11 (7.05%) IIS
6 11 (7.05%) Exchange Server 2013
7 7 (4.49%) Live Communications Server
8 6 (3.85%) Office Communications Server
9 5 (3.21%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (1.92%) Exchange Server 5.5
11 2 (1.28%) SAS
12 1 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2000
12 1 (0.64%) WorkSite
Applications
1 57 (36.54%) MS Excel
2 26 (16.67%) MS Office
3 2 (1.28%) MS Project
4 1 (0.64%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.64%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 11 (7.05%) Office 365
2 3 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (10.90%) DNS
2 15 (9.62%) DHCP
2 15 (9.62%) Firewall
3 14 (8.97%) SAN
4 6 (3.85%) TCP/IP
5 4 (2.56%) Internet
6 2 (1.28%) X.400
6 2 (1.28%) X.500
6 2 (1.28%) iSCSI
6 2 (1.28%) NAS
6 2 (1.28%) VoIP
6 2 (1.28%) IP Telephony
6 2 (1.28%) VLAN
7 1 (0.64%) IMAP
7 1 (0.64%) POP3
7 1 (0.64%) SMTP
7 1 (0.64%) VPN
7 1 (0.64%) DMZ
7 1 (0.64%) SSL
7 1 (0.64%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (16.03%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (5.13%) SQL Server 2000
4 6 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (3.21%) EDMS
6 3 (1.92%) SQL Server 7
6 3 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (1.92%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 3 (1.92%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 8 (5.13%) Telecoms
2 2 (1.28%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.64%) Back Office
3 1 (0.64%) Finance
3 1 (0.64%) Legal
Job Titles
1 30 (19.23%) Support Engineer
2 29 (18.59%) Analyst
3 16 (10.26%) Consultant
3 16 (10.26%) Support Analyst
3 16 (10.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 14 (8.97%) Server Engineer
5 13 (8.33%) 1st Line Support
6 11 (7.05%) 2nd Line Support
6 11 (7.05%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 9 (5.77%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 9 (5.77%) Service Desk Analyst
7 9 (5.77%) Service Analyst
8 8 (5.13%) 3rd Line Support
8 8 (5.13%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 8 (5.13%) Exchange Specialist
8 8 (5.13%) Messaging Engineer
9 7 (4.49%) Senior Support Engineer
9 7 (4.49%) Administrator
10 6 (3.85%) Messaging Support Engineer
10 6 (3.85%) Exchange Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.92%) X-Windows
1 3 (1.92%) Application Packaging
1 3 (1.92%) Software Packaging
2 1 (0.64%) XML
2 1 (0.64%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 45 (28.85%) Blackberry
2 22 (14.10%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (14.10%) Clustering
3 7 (4.49%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (4.49%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.56%) Replication
5 2 (1.28%) Thin Client
5 2 (1.28%) Fat Client
5 2 (1.28%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.64%) iPhone
6 1 (0.64%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.64%) iPad
6 1 (0.64%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.64%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.64%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 142 (91.03%) Windows
2 77 (49.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 54 (34.62%) Windows Server 2003
4 39 (25.00%) Windows 7
5 33 (21.15%) Windows XP
6 24 (15.38%) Windows 8
7 22 (14.10%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (7.69%) UNIX
9 11 (7.05%) Windows Vista
10 10 (6.41%) Windows 2000
11 7 (4.49%) Linux
12 4 (2.56%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (31.41%) ITIL
2 22 (14.10%) Migration
3 16 (10.26%) Service Management
4 13 (8.33%) Service Delivery
5 10 (6.41%) ITIL V3
6 8 (5.13%) High Availability
7 7 (4.49%) Unit Testing
7 7 (4.49%) Change Management
7 7 (4.49%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (3.85%) Incident Management
8 6 (3.85%) Time Management
9 5 (3.21%) Line Management
10 4 (2.56%) Server Monitoring
10 4 (2.56%) Vulnerability Management
10 4 (2.56%) Business Continuity
10 4 (2.56%) Validation
11 3 (1.92%) Document Management
11 3 (1.92%) Operations Management
12 2 (1.28%) Network Load Balancing
12 2 (1.28%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 27 (17.31%) SQL
2 20 (12.82%) PowerShell
3 8 (5.13%) VBScript
4 4 (2.56%) VB
5 1 (0.64%) PHP
Qualifications
1 73 (46.79%) Security Cleared
2 55 (35.26%) SC Cleared
3 38 (24.36%) Microsoft Certification
4 36 (23.08%) MCSE
5 34 (21.79%) MCP
6 27 (17.31%) DV Cleared
7 3 (1.92%) CCNA
7 3 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (1.28%) MCITP
8 2 (1.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.64%) MCDST
9 1 (0.64%) MCTS
9 1 (0.64%) MCSD
9 1 (0.64%) MCSA
9 1 (0.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (8.97%) SLA
2 3 (1.92%) QA
2 3 (1.92%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.64%) P3O
3 1 (0.64%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 86 (55.13%) Active Directory
2 18 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (10.90%) vSphere
4 15 (9.62%) Hyper-V
5 12 (7.69%) VMware ESX
6 10 (6.41%) XenApp
7 8 (5.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 7 (4.49%) vCloud
9 6 (3.85%) Terminal Services
10 5 (3.21%) Firmware
10 5 (3.21%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 3 (1.92%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (1.92%) DFS Replication
12 1 (0.64%) Forefront TMG
12 1 (0.64%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.64%) Xen
12 1 (0.64%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 40 (25.64%) Backup Exec
2 13 (8.33%) OVSD
2 13 (8.33%) Norton AntiVirus
2 13 (8.33%) NetBackup
3 9 (5.77%) SCCM
4 7 (4.49%) McAfee ePO
4 7 (4.49%) HP SIM
5 6 (3.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 6 (3.85%) ARCserve
6 5 (3.21%) HP Data Protector
7 4 (2.56%) Unicenter
7 4 (2.56%) WSUS
8 2 (1.28%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 2 (1.28%) Nagios
9 1 (0.64%) SCOM
9 1 (0.64%) FortiGate
9 1 (0.64%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 1 (0.64%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 97 (62.18%) Microsoft
2 42 (26.92%) VMware
3 30 (19.23%) Citrix
4 18 (11.54%) Symantec
5 16 (10.26%) HP
5 16 (10.26%) Proofpoint
6 15 (9.62%) Cisco
7 11 (7.05%) Sophos
7 11 (7.05%) Lumension
8 10 (6.41%) McAfee
9 8 (5.13%) CA
10 6 (3.85%) Veritas
11 5 (3.21%) EMC
11 5 (3.21%) Acronis
12 4 (2.56%) Dell
13 3 (1.92%) IBM
13 3 (1.92%) Avaya
13 3 (1.92%) Becrypt
13 3 (1.92%) Infor
14 2 (1.28%) Veeam
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