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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Exchange Server 2003
Rank 225 244 185
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -59
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 41 27 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.47% 0.29% 0.76%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.65% 1.77% 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 12 32
Median daily rate £450 £313 £306
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.00% +2.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £155 £137
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £347 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £250 £270
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -7.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 7
Median hourly rate £12.50 £20.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +29.03%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 £22.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-43.18% +46.66%
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
1548 1522 1654
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 17.57% 16.11% 18.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 976 922 927
Median daily rate £425 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £495 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 59 71
Median hourly rate £15.63 £22.50 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.55% +34.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.38 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.25 £40.00 £51.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+19.04% +23.52%

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 +21 30 £456 +121.21%
Surrey -6 9 £475 +38.68% 3
Hampshire - 1 - - 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 25 June 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 66 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 43 (65.15%) Windows
3 42 (63.64%) Active Directory
3 42 (63.64%) Exchange Server 2010
4 36 (54.55%) Office 365
5 32 (48.48%) Migration
6 29 (43.94%) Exchange Server 2013
6 29 (43.94%) Windows Server
6 29 (43.94%) PowerShell
7 28 (42.42%) Security Cleared
7 28 (42.42%) Microsoft
8 26 (39.39%) Exchange Server 2007
9 25 (37.88%) Windows Server 2008
10 22 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
11 21 (31.82%) Windows XP
12 19 (28.79%) Citrix
13 13 (19.70%) HP
13 13 (19.70%) SQL Server
14 12 (18.18%) Live Communications Server
15 11 (16.67%) VMware
15 11 (16.67%) MS Office
15 11 (16.67%) SharePoint
15 11 (16.67%) SC Cleared
15 11 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
16 10 (15.15%) Windows 7
16 10 (15.15%) DNS
16 10 (15.15%) SQL
16 10 (15.15%) Oracle
16 10 (15.15%) SAN
16 10 (15.15%) Veritas

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 66 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 42 (63.64%) Exchange Server 2010
3 29 (43.94%) Exchange Server 2013
4 26 (39.39%) Exchange Server 2007
5 12 (18.18%) Live Communications Server
6 11 (16.67%) SharePoint
7 8 (12.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 8 (12.12%) Skype for Business
8 4 (6.06%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (4.55%) Office Communications Server
10 2 (3.03%) IBM Notes
10 2 (3.03%) IIS
11 1 (1.52%) Apache
11 1 (1.52%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 11 (16.67%) MS Office
2 2 (3.03%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 36 (54.55%) Office 365
2 3 (4.55%) Google Apps
3 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.52%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 10 (15.15%) DNS
1 10 (15.15%) SAN
2 8 (12.12%) DHCP
3 4 (6.06%) Firewall
3 4 (6.06%) TCP/IP
3 4 (6.06%) Wireless
4 2 (3.03%) Skype
4 2 (3.03%) WAN
5 1 (1.52%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.52%) IPsec
5 1 (1.52%) Kerberos
5 1 (1.52%) LAN
5 1 (1.52%) Network Security
5 1 (1.52%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (1.52%) SSL
5 1 (1.52%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (19.70%) SQL Server
2 8 (12.12%) MS Access
3 4 (6.06%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.52%) EDRMS
4 1 (1.52%) MySQL
General
1 2 (3.03%) Finance
2 1 (1.52%) Electronics
2 1 (1.52%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.52%) Marketing
2 1 (1.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (28.79%) Consultant
2 15 (22.73%) Support Engineer
3 13 (19.70%) Exchange Consultant
4 12 (18.18%) Migration Consultant
5 10 (15.15%) Exchange Migration Consultant
5 10 (15.15%) Microsoft Consultant
6 9 (13.64%) Office 365 Consultant
7 8 (12.12%) Analyst
7 8 (12.12%) Support Analyst
8 7 (10.61%) 2nd Line Support
8 7 (10.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 7 (10.61%) Service Analyst
8 7 (10.61%) Service Desk Analyst
8 7 (10.61%) Service Desk Support
8 7 (10.61%) Service Desk Support Analyst
9 6 (9.09%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 6 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 6 (9.09%) Help Desk Analyst
9 6 (9.09%) Help Desk Support
9 6 (9.09%) Help Desk Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.03%) Web Services
1 2 (3.03%) X-Windows
2 1 (1.52%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.52%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.64%) Blackberry
1 9 (13.64%) Data Centre
2 8 (12.12%) Clustering
2 8 (12.12%) Fat Client
2 8 (12.12%) Thin Client
3 7 (10.61%) Statistics
4 6 (9.09%) Driving Licence
5 4 (6.06%) Enterprise Storage
5 4 (6.06%) Replication
6 3 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (3.03%) NHS
8 1 (1.52%) CLARiiON
8 1 (1.52%) EMC VNXe
8 1 (1.52%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 43 (65.15%) Windows
2 29 (43.94%) Windows Server
3 25 (37.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 22 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 21 (31.82%) Windows XP
6 11 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (15.15%) Windows 7
8 4 (6.06%) Linux
9 3 (4.55%) Mac OS X
9 3 (4.55%) Unix
9 3 (4.55%) Windows 8
10 2 (3.03%) AIX
10 2 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (1.52%) Debian
11 1 (1.52%) Fedora
11 1 (1.52%) SUSE
11 1 (1.52%) Windows 2000
11 1 (1.52%) Windows NT
11 1 (1.52%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (48.48%) Migration
2 7 (10.61%) Problem Management
3 6 (9.09%) Change Management
4 5 (7.58%) High Availability
4 5 (7.58%) ITIL
4 5 (7.58%) Presales
4 5 (7.58%) Release Management
5 4 (6.06%) Service Management
6 3 (4.55%) Service Delivery
7 2 (3.03%) Coaching
7 2 (3.03%) Mentoring
7 2 (3.03%) Project Management
7 2 (3.03%) Risk Analysis
7 2 (3.03%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (3.03%) Ticket Management
8 1 (1.52%) Budget Control
8 1 (1.52%) Digital Marketing
8 1 (1.52%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (1.52%) Project Planning
8 1 (1.52%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (43.94%) PowerShell
2 10 (15.15%) SQL
3 1 (1.52%) Perl
3 1 (1.52%) PHP
3 1 (1.52%) Ruby
3 1 (1.52%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 28 (42.42%) Security Cleared
2 11 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 7 (10.61%) DV Cleared
4 6 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (6.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (4.55%) MCITP
6 3 (4.55%) MCSE
7 2 (3.03%) MCTS
7 2 (3.03%) VCP5
7 2 (3.03%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.52%) CCNA
8 1 (1.52%) CCNP
8 1 (1.52%) CCSA
8 1 (1.52%) CCSE
8 1 (1.52%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.52%) DBS Check
8 1 (1.52%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 42 (63.64%) Active Directory
2 6 (9.09%) Hyper-V
2 6 (9.09%) XenApp
3 5 (7.58%) Terminal Services
3 5 (7.58%) VMware ESX
3 5 (7.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (7.58%) vSphere
4 4 (6.06%) ISA Server
4 4 (6.06%) XenDesktop
5 3 (4.55%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (1.52%) Samba
Systems Management
1 9 (13.64%) NetBackup
2 8 (12.12%) Netcool
2 8 (12.12%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 8 (12.12%) Unicenter
2 8 (12.12%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 6 (9.09%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 4 (6.06%) WSUS
5 3 (4.55%) Backup Exec
5 3 (4.55%) Failover Clustering
6 2 (3.03%) HP Data Protector
6 2 (3.03%) SCCM
6 2 (3.03%) ServiceCenter
6 2 (3.03%) Tivoli
6 2 (3.03%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (1.52%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 28 (42.42%) Microsoft
2 19 (28.79%) Citrix
3 13 (19.70%) HP
4 11 (16.67%) VMware
5 10 (15.15%) EMC
5 10 (15.15%) Oracle
5 10 (15.15%) Veritas
6 8 (12.12%) Meridio
7 5 (7.58%) Cisco
8 4 (6.06%) Dell
8 4 (6.06%) NetApp
8 4 (6.06%) Symantec
8 4 (6.06%) ThinPrint
9 3 (4.55%) Google
9 3 (4.55%) IBM
9 3 (4.55%) Red Hat
10 2 (3.03%) Lotus
10 2 (3.03%) ServiceNow
11 1 (1.52%) iManage
11 1 (1.52%) Meru Networks