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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Exchange Server 2003
Rank 230 244 189
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -55
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 22 25 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.26% 0.26% 0.74%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.35% 1.33% 4.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 7 30
Median daily rate £400 £363 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +31.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £226 £159
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £420 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £230 £275
% change year-on-year
+41.30% -16.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 5
Median hourly rate £21.75 - £16.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £26.25 £13.75
% change year-on-year
-50.47% +90.90%
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
1633 1875 1652
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 19.42% 19.22% 18.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 1005 1133 882
Median daily rate £425 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £502 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 62 72
Median hourly rate £36.00 £18.68 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+92.71% +6.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £41.60 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +25.71%

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 27 September 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 27 September 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 +6 8 £400 +6.66%
Surrey - 7 £475 - 1
Hampshire +14 4 £400 +42.85%
Buckinghamshire +19 3 £300 -
Exchange Server 2003
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 63 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 39 (61.90%) Active Directory
3 37 (58.73%) Migration
3 37 (58.73%) Exchange Server 2010
3 37 (58.73%) Office 365
4 34 (53.97%) Windows
5 32 (50.79%) Security Cleared
6 29 (46.03%) PowerShell
7 27 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2013
8 24 (38.10%) Microsoft
9 21 (33.33%) Windows Server
10 17 (26.98%) Windows XP
10 17 (26.98%) Exchange Server 2007
11 16 (25.40%) Windows Server 2008
12 14 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
13 13 (20.63%) Citrix
13 13 (20.63%) SC Cleared
14 12 (19.05%) Live Communications Server
14 12 (19.05%) Windows Server 2012
15 11 (17.46%) SAN
15 11 (17.46%) HP
15 11 (17.46%) SQL Server
16 10 (15.87%) SQL
16 10 (15.87%) Windows 7
17 9 (14.29%) MS Office
17 9 (14.29%) EMC
18 8 (12.70%) Netcool
18 8 (12.70%) OpenView Configuration Management
18 8 (12.70%) Thin Client
18 8 (12.70%) Blackberry

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 63 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 37 (58.73%) Exchange Server 2010
3 27 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2013
4 17 (26.98%) Exchange Server 2007
5 12 (19.05%) Live Communications Server
6 7 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 5 (7.94%) SharePoint
7 5 (7.94%) Skype for Business
8 2 (3.17%) IBM Notes
8 2 (3.17%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (1.59%) IIS
9 1 (1.59%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (1.59%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 9 (14.29%) MS Office
2 2 (3.17%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 37 (58.73%) Office 365
2 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.59%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 11 (17.46%) SAN
2 4 (6.35%) DHCP
3 3 (4.76%) DNS
3 3 (4.76%) Skype
4 2 (3.17%) Wireless
5 1 (1.59%) Firewall
5 1 (1.59%) Network Security
5 1 (1.59%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.59%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (17.46%) SQL Server
2 8 (12.70%) MS Access
3 3 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.59%) EDRMS
5 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2000
Job Titles
1 20 (31.75%) Consultant
2 17 (26.98%) Exchange Consultant
3 11 (17.46%) Exchange Migration Consultant
3 11 (17.46%) Microsoft Consultant
3 11 (17.46%) Migration Consultant
4 10 (15.87%) Office 365 Consultant
5 9 (14.29%) Messaging Engineer
5 9 (14.29%) Support Engineer
6 8 (12.70%) Exchange Engineer
7 7 (11.11%) Office 365 Engineer
8 6 (9.52%) Analyst
8 6 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (7.94%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 5 (7.94%) Messaging Support
10 4 (6.35%) 2nd Line Support
10 4 (6.35%) 3rd Line Support
10 4 (6.35%) Exchange Specialist
10 4 (6.35%) Support Analyst
11 3 (4.76%) Active Directory Support Analyst
11 3 (4.76%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.59%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.70%) Blackberry
1 8 (12.70%) Fat Client
1 8 (12.70%) Thin Client
2 7 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 7 (11.11%) Statistics
3 4 (6.35%) Clustering
4 3 (4.76%) Driving Licence
4 3 (4.76%) Replication
5 1 (1.59%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.59%) EMC VNXe
Operating Systems
1 34 (53.97%) Windows
2 21 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 17 (26.98%) Windows XP
4 16 (25.40%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (19.05%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (15.87%) Windows 7
8 2 (3.17%) Linux
8 2 (3.17%) Unix
9 1 (1.59%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.59%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (58.73%) Migration
2 8 (12.70%) Problem Management
3 5 (7.94%) High Availability
3 5 (7.94%) Release Management
4 3 (4.76%) ITIL
4 3 (4.76%) Service Delivery
5 2 (3.17%) Capacity Management
5 2 (3.17%) Customer Engagement
5 2 (3.17%) Presales
5 2 (3.17%) Service Management
6 1 (1.59%) Project Management
6 1 (1.59%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (1.59%) Server Virtualisation
6 1 (1.59%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 29 (46.03%) PowerShell
2 10 (15.87%) SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (50.79%) Security Cleared
2 13 (20.63%) SC Cleared
3 7 (11.11%) DV Cleared
3 7 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (4.76%) MCITP
4 3 (4.76%) MCSE
5 2 (3.17%) MCSA
5 2 (3.17%) MCTS
6 1 (1.59%) CCNA
6 1 (1.59%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.59%) DBS Check
System Software
1 39 (61.90%) Active Directory
2 5 (7.94%) Terminal Services
3 3 (4.76%) Hyper-V
3 3 (4.76%) vSphere
4 2 (3.17%) Firmware
4 2 (3.17%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.59%) VMware Server
5 1 (1.59%) XenApp
5 1 (1.59%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (12.70%) NetBackup
1 8 (12.70%) Netcool
1 8 (12.70%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 8 (12.70%) Unicenter
1 8 (12.70%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 4 (6.35%) Backup Exec
3 3 (4.76%) Failover Clustering
3 3 (4.76%) SCCM
4 2 (3.17%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (1.59%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.59%) SmoothWall
5 1 (1.59%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 24 (38.10%) Microsoft
2 13 (20.63%) Citrix
3 11 (17.46%) HP
4 9 (14.29%) EMC
5 8 (12.70%) Meridio
5 8 (12.70%) Oracle
5 8 (12.70%) Veritas
6 6 (9.52%) VMware
7 4 (6.35%) Symantec
8 3 (4.76%) Dell
9 2 (3.17%) 3PAR
9 2 (3.17%) Lotus
9 2 (3.17%) ThinPrint
10 1 (1.59%) Apple
10 1 (1.59%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.59%) Cisco
10 1 (1.59%) Google
10 1 (1.59%) Intel Security
10 1 (1.59%) Meru Networks
10 1 (1.59%) ProCurve