The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 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 South East 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server 2003
Rank 187 153 140
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -13
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 57 86 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.63% 1.02% 1.10%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.42% 6.12% 6.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 55 50
Average daily rate
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£303 £365 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.12% +14.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £136 £229 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £423 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £306 £275
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +11.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 16
Average hourly rate £19.50 £104.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-81.33% +514.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.30 £36.10 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.90 £172.90 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £18.11 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-25.46% -9.43%
Application Platforms Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
1665 1405 1591
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.41% 16.66% 16.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 891 761 773
Average daily rate £350 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 93 86
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -21.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £37.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-15.38% -2.50%
Exchange Server 2003
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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 23 July 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 across the South East region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

Exchange Server 2003 Hourly Rate Histogram 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 23 July 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
Hampshire -5 27 £310 +1.63% 4
Buckinghamshire -7 11 £154 -52.03% 1
Berkshire -15 10 £400 +6.66% 8
Kent - - - -
Surrey - - - - 4
Sussex - - - -
West Sussex - - - - 3
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Exchange Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 129 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 118 (91.47%) Windows
3 74 (57.36%) Exchange Server 2010
4 69 (53.49%) Windows Server 2008
5 68 (52.71%) Security Cleared
6 67 (51.94%) Active Directory
7 60 (46.51%) Microsoft
8 53 (41.09%) Windows Server 2003
8 53 (41.09%) SC Cleared
9 43 (33.33%) VMware
10 40 (31.01%) Citrix
11 31 (24.03%) ITIL
12 30 (23.26%) UNIX
12 30 (23.26%) Exchange Server 2007
13 28 (21.71%) DV Cleared
13 28 (21.71%) Backup Exec
14 27 (20.93%) MS Excel
14 27 (20.93%) VMware Infrastructure
15 26 (20.16%) Blackberry
16 24 (18.60%) Windows XP
17 22 (17.05%) Microsoft Certification
18 21 (16.28%) MS Office
18 21 (16.28%) PowerShell
19 20 (15.50%) Migration
19 20 (15.50%) MCP
19 20 (15.50%) SQL
20 19 (14.73%) MCSE
21 18 (13.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
22 17 (13.18%) SMTP
23 16 (12.40%) Hyper-V

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 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
1 129 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 74 (57.36%) Exchange Server 2010
3 30 (23.26%) Exchange Server 2007
4 18 (13.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 13 (10.08%) Lync
6 12 (9.30%) SharePoint
7 11 (8.53%) Exchange Server 2013
8 6 (4.65%) IIS
9 4 (3.10%) Exchange Server 2000
10 2 (1.55%) Exchange Server 5.5
11 1 (0.78%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.78%) Live Communications Server
Applications
1 27 (20.93%) MS Excel
2 21 (16.28%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.43%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (3.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.88%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (3.10%) Office 365
4 1 (0.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (13.18%) SMTP
2 15 (11.63%) Firewall
3 13 (10.08%) X.400
4 11 (8.53%) DNS
4 11 (8.53%) SAN
5 8 (6.20%) DHCP
5 8 (6.20%) X.500
6 7 (5.43%) Internet
7 6 (4.65%) TCP/IP
7 6 (4.65%) NAS
8 5 (3.88%) ICMP
8 5 (3.88%) iSCSI
9 3 (2.33%) IP Telephony
10 2 (1.55%) VPN
11 1 (0.78%) IMAP
11 1 (0.78%) POP3
11 1 (0.78%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.75%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.20%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (3.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (3.88%) Amazon RDS
4 4 (3.10%) EDMS
4 4 (3.10%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 1 (0.78%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 6 (4.65%) Military
2 4 (3.10%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.55%) Finance
4 1 (0.78%) Automotive
4 1 (0.78%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.78%) Retail
4 1 (0.78%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.78%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 21 (16.28%) Support Engineer
2 19 (14.73%) Consultant
3 16 (12.40%) Analyst
4 11 (8.53%) Support Analyst
5 10 (7.75%) 1st Line Support
5 10 (7.75%) Messaging Engineer
6 9 (6.98%) Exchange Specialist
7 8 (6.20%) Messaging Consultant
7 8 (6.20%) 2nd Line Support
8 6 (4.65%) 3rd Line Support
8 6 (4.65%) Administrator
8 6 (4.65%) Service Desk Analyst
8 6 (4.65%) Service Analyst
8 6 (4.65%) Architect
8 6 (4.65%) Desktop Support
8 6 (4.65%) Exchange Consultant
9 5 (3.88%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 5 (3.88%) 1st Line Support Analyst
9 5 (3.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (3.10%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.55%) XML
2 1 (0.78%) MAPI
2 1 (0.78%) Application Packaging
2 1 (0.78%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 26 (20.16%) Blackberry
2 9 (6.98%) Replication
2 9 (6.98%) CESG
3 6 (4.65%) Cryptography
3 6 (4.65%) Management Information System
3 6 (4.65%) Thin Client
3 6 (4.65%) Fat Client
4 5 (3.88%) PKI
4 5 (3.88%) Clustering
5 2 (1.55%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (1.55%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.78%) iPhone
6 1 (0.78%) iPad
6 1 (0.78%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 118 (91.47%) Windows
2 69 (53.49%) Windows Server 2008
3 53 (41.09%) Windows Server 2003
4 30 (23.26%) UNIX
5 24 (18.60%) Windows XP
6 16 (12.40%) Windows 7
6 16 (12.40%) Windows Server 2012
7 15 (11.63%) Linux
8 9 (6.98%) Windows 8
9 6 (4.65%) Windows 2000
10 2 (1.55%) Windows Vista
10 2 (1.55%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (24.03%) ITIL
2 20 (15.50%) Migration
3 11 (8.53%) Service Management
4 10 (7.75%) Service Delivery
5 9 (6.98%) Unit Testing
5 9 (6.98%) ITIL V3
6 8 (6.20%) Continuous Improvement
7 7 (5.43%) Change Management
7 7 (5.43%) CRM
8 6 (4.65%) Penetration Testing
9 5 (3.88%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (2.33%) Incident Management
10 3 (2.33%) Change Control
10 3 (2.33%) Business Continuity
11 2 (1.55%) Integration Testing
11 2 (1.55%) Network Architecture
11 2 (1.55%) E-Commerce
12 1 (0.78%) ERP
12 1 (0.78%) B2C
12 1 (0.78%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (16.28%) PowerShell
2 20 (15.50%) SQL
3 6 (4.65%) VBScript
4 1 (0.78%) VB
Qualifications
1 68 (52.71%) Security Cleared
2 53 (41.09%) SC Cleared
3 28 (21.71%) DV Cleared
4 22 (17.05%) Microsoft Certification
5 20 (15.50%) MCP
6 19 (14.73%) MCSE
7 6 (4.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (1.55%) CCNA
8 2 (1.55%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (1.55%) MCITP
9 1 (0.78%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.78%) MCDST
9 1 (0.78%) MCSA
9 1 (0.78%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.20%) SLA
2 7 (5.43%) QA
3 4 (3.10%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.55%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 67 (51.94%) Active Directory
2 27 (20.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (12.40%) Hyper-V
4 10 (7.75%) XenApp
5 7 (5.43%) Terminal Services
5 7 (5.43%) VMware ESX
6 6 (4.65%) vSphere
6 6 (4.65%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 5 (3.88%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (1.55%) Forefront TMG
8 2 (1.55%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (1.55%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (0.78%) vCloud
9 1 (0.78%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 28 (21.71%) Backup Exec
2 12 (9.30%) SCCM
3 9 (6.98%) NetBackup
4 8 (6.20%) OVSD
5 7 (5.43%) McAfee ePO
5 7 (5.43%) Norton AntiVirus
6 5 (3.88%) ARCserve
7 3 (2.33%) HP SIM
8 2 (1.55%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 2 (1.55%) HP Data Protector
9 1 (0.78%) OpenView
9 1 (0.78%) Unicenter
9 1 (0.78%) MOM
9 1 (0.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.78%) FortiGate
9 1 (0.78%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 1 (0.78%) WSUS
9 1 (0.78%) SCOM
Vendors
1 60 (46.51%) Microsoft
2 43 (33.33%) VMware
3 40 (31.01%) Citrix
4 14 (10.85%) HP
4 14 (10.85%) Lumension
4 14 (10.85%) Cisco
5 13 (10.08%) Proofpoint
6 10 (7.75%) Symantec
6 10 (7.75%) McAfee
7 8 (6.20%) Sophos
8 6 (4.65%) ICL
9 5 (3.88%) Sun
9 5 (3.88%) StorageTek
10 4 (3.10%) Veritas
10 4 (3.10%) Apple
11 2 (1.55%) CA
11 2 (1.55%) Brocade
11 2 (1.55%) Infor
11 2 (1.55%) Becrypt
12 1 (0.78%) Meru Networks
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