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 3 March 2015 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server 2003
Rank 200 178 182
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +4
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 55 60 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.56% 0.67% 0.54%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.15% 3.93% 3.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 17 12
Average daily rate
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£393 £300 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.83% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £179 £114
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £402 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £295 £255
% change year-on-year
+17.78% +15.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 11
Average hourly rate £16.00 £21.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.58% +13.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.85 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-19.72% +2.77%
Exchange Server 2003
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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
1744 1525 1281
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 17.79% 17.06% 16.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 976 780 657
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £203 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 85 101
Average hourly rate £18.75 £16.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.35 £12.50 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £18.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-8.10% -

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 3 March 2015.

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 3 March 2015. 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
Berkshire +5 17 £300 +53.84% 4
Hampshire -20 16 £375 +16.27% 1
Buckinghamshire -31 8 £250 -16.66% 1
West Sussex - 8 £420 - 1
East Sussex - 4 £425 - 1
Kent - - - -
Surrey - - - - 6
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Exchange Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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.

1 146 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 126 (86.30%) Windows
3 106 (72.60%) Microsoft
4 80 (54.79%) Active Directory
5 77 (52.74%) Windows Server 2008
6 71 (48.63%) Exchange Server 2010
7 66 (45.21%) Security Cleared
8 60 (41.10%) Exchange Server 2007
9 59 (40.41%) Windows Server 2003
10 53 (36.30%) ITIL
10 53 (36.30%) SC Cleared
11 51 (34.93%) Microsoft Certification
12 50 (34.25%) MS Excel
13 49 (33.56%) VMware
14 44 (30.14%) MCSE
15 41 (28.08%) MCP
16 37 (25.34%) Windows 7
17 34 (23.29%) Blackberry
18 31 (21.23%) VMware Infrastructure
19 29 (19.86%) Hyper-V
19 29 (19.86%) Backup Exec
20 28 (19.18%) SQL Server
21 25 (17.12%) Windows XP
22 24 (16.44%) SQL
22 24 (16.44%) Clustering
22 24 (16.44%) DV Cleared
23 23 (15.75%) DNS
24 22 (15.07%) DHCP
24 22 (15.07%) Citrix
25 21 (14.38%) PowerShell

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

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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
1 146 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 71 (48.63%) Exchange Server 2010
3 60 (41.10%) Exchange Server 2007
4 21 (14.38%) Lync
5 17 (11.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 16 (10.96%) SharePoint
7 9 (6.16%) Live Communications Server
7 9 (6.16%) Exchange Server 2013
8 6 (4.11%) IIS
9 5 (3.42%) Office Communications Server
9 5 (3.42%) SharePoint 2013
10 4 (2.74%) Exchange Server 5.5
11 3 (2.05%) SAS
12 2 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2000
13 1 (0.68%) WorkSite
Applications
1 50 (34.25%) MS Excel
2 16 (10.96%) MS Office
3 2 (1.37%) MS Project
4 1 (0.68%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.68%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 11 (7.53%) Office 365
2 2 (1.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (15.75%) DNS
2 22 (15.07%) DHCP
3 15 (10.27%) SAN
4 6 (4.11%) TCP/IP
4 6 (4.11%) Firewall
5 4 (2.74%) VLAN
5 4 (2.74%) SMTP
6 3 (2.05%) iSCSI
6 3 (2.05%) NAS
6 3 (2.05%) LAN
6 3 (2.05%) Internet
7 2 (1.37%) VoIP
7 2 (1.37%) WAN
7 2 (1.37%) X.400
7 2 (1.37%) X.500
8 1 (0.68%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.68%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (19.18%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.42%) SQL Server 2000
2 5 (3.42%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (2.05%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (2.05%) SQL Server 7
4 2 (1.37%) EDMS
Development Applications
1 2 (1.37%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 6 (4.11%) Telecoms
2 3 (2.05%) Finance
3 2 (1.37%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.68%) Military
4 1 (0.68%) Retail
4 1 (0.68%) Legal
Job Titles
1 24 (16.44%) Support Engineer
2 22 (15.07%) Analyst
2 22 (15.07%) Server Engineer
3 15 (10.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 15 (10.27%) Messaging Engineer
4 14 (9.59%) Exchange Engineer
5 11 (7.53%) Team Leader
5 11 (7.53%) Support Analyst
6 10 (6.85%) 1st Line Support
6 10 (6.85%) Infrastructure Team Leader
7 9 (6.16%) 1st Line Support Analyst
8 8 (5.48%) Messaging Support Engineer
8 8 (5.48%) Consultant
9 7 (4.79%) 3rd Line Support
9 7 (4.79%) 2nd Line Support
9 7 (4.79%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 7 (4.79%) Windows Server Engineer
10 6 (4.11%) Service Desk Analyst
10 6 (4.11%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 6 (4.11%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.05%) X-Windows
2 2 (1.37%) Application Packaging
2 2 (1.37%) Software Packaging
3 1 (0.68%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 34 (23.29%) Blackberry
2 24 (16.44%) Clustering
3 18 (12.33%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (5.48%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (3.42%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.74%) Replication
7 1 (0.68%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.68%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 126 (86.30%) Windows
2 77 (52.74%) Windows Server 2008
3 59 (40.41%) Windows Server 2003
4 37 (25.34%) Windows 7
5 25 (17.12%) Windows XP
6 20 (13.70%) Windows Server 2012
7 16 (10.96%) Windows 8
8 12 (8.22%) Linux
8 12 (8.22%) Windows Vista
9 8 (5.48%) UNIX
10 5 (3.42%) Windows 2000
11 4 (2.74%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (36.30%) ITIL
2 20 (13.70%) Migration
3 19 (13.01%) Service Management
4 15 (10.27%) Service Delivery
4 15 (10.27%) ITIL V3
5 10 (6.85%) High Availability
5 10 (6.85%) Change Management
6 9 (6.16%) Validation
7 8 (5.48%) Line Management
8 7 (4.79%) Vulnerability Management
8 7 (4.79%) Incident Management
9 6 (4.11%) Operations Management
9 6 (4.11%) Time Management
10 5 (3.42%) Problem Management
11 4 (2.74%) Server Monitoring
11 4 (2.74%) Mentoring
12 3 (2.05%) Unit Testing
12 3 (2.05%) Document Management
12 3 (2.05%) Business Continuity
12 3 (2.05%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 24 (16.44%) SQL
2 21 (14.38%) PowerShell
3 12 (8.22%) VB
4 3 (2.05%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 66 (45.21%) Security Cleared
2 53 (36.30%) SC Cleared
3 51 (34.93%) Microsoft Certification
4 44 (30.14%) MCSE
5 41 (28.08%) MCP
6 24 (16.44%) DV Cleared
7 3 (2.05%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (2.05%) CCNA
7 3 (2.05%) VCP4
8 2 (1.37%) MCSA
8 2 (1.37%) MCTS
8 2 (1.37%) MCITP
9 1 (0.68%) Degree
9 1 (0.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.68%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.68%) CCNP
9 1 (0.68%) MCSD
9 1 (0.68%) CCA
9 1 (0.68%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.68%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.16%) SLA
2 3 (2.05%) QA
3 1 (0.68%) P3O
System Software
1 80 (54.79%) Active Directory
2 31 (21.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (19.86%) Hyper-V
4 10 (6.85%) vSphere
5 9 (6.16%) Firmware
6 7 (4.79%) VMware ESX
6 7 (4.79%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 6 (4.11%) XenDesktop
8 4 (2.74%) vCloud
8 4 (2.74%) XenApp
9 3 (2.05%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 3 (2.05%) Terminal Services
9 3 (2.05%) DFS Replication
10 1 (0.68%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (0.68%) UAG
10 1 (0.68%) Xen
Systems Management
1 29 (19.86%) Backup Exec
2 13 (8.90%) McAfee ePO
3 10 (6.85%) SCCM
3 10 (6.85%) OVSD
4 6 (4.11%) Norton AntiVirus
4 6 (4.11%) HP SIM
5 5 (3.42%) ARCserve
5 5 (3.42%) NetBackup
5 5 (3.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 3 (2.05%) Unicenter
6 3 (2.05%) WSUS
6 3 (2.05%) HP Data Protector
7 2 (1.37%) Nagios
8 1 (0.68%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 1 (0.68%) SCOM
8 1 (0.68%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.68%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (0.68%) SCDPM
8 1 (0.68%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (0.68%) SCSM
Vendors
1 106 (72.60%) Microsoft
2 49 (33.56%) VMware
3 22 (15.07%) Citrix
4 20 (13.70%) HP
5 16 (10.96%) McAfee
5 16 (10.96%) Lumension
6 14 (9.59%) Sophos
7 10 (6.85%) Symantec
7 10 (6.85%) Cisco
8 9 (6.16%) Proofpoint
9 8 (5.48%) CA
10 5 (3.42%) Dell
11 4 (2.74%) EMC
12 3 (2.05%) IBM
12 3 (2.05%) Becrypt
13 2 (1.37%) SolarWinds
13 2 (1.37%) Acronis
13 2 (1.37%) ICL
13 2 (1.37%) Avaya
13 2 (1.37%) Juniper
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