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 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Exchange Server 2003
Rank 233 247 181
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -66
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 38 25 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.42% 0.26% 0.74%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.24% 1.57% 4.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 13 31
Median daily rate £456 £320 £303
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.57% +5.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £210 £137
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £487 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £323 £275 £265
% change year-on-year
+17.27% +3.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 9
Median hourly rate £12.50 - £15.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 £18.25 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-31.50% +17.74%
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
1695 1593 1583
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.60% 16.68% 17.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1079 948 898
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 £255 £247 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.26% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 58 71
Median hourly rate £15.25 £25.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.00% +51.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £15.00 £12.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.20 £40.00 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £21.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +14 26 £463 +76.19%
Surrey -1 10 £450 +31.38% 3
Buckinghamshire +8 1 £255 -18.40%
Hampshire -4 1 - -
Exchange Server 2003
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 73 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 53 (72.60%) Windows
3 46 (63.01%) Active Directory
3 46 (63.01%) Exchange Server 2010
4 34 (46.58%) Office 365
4 34 (46.58%) Microsoft
4 34 (46.58%) Windows Server
5 31 (42.47%) Exchange Server 2013
5 31 (42.47%) Windows Server 2008
6 30 (41.10%) Exchange Server 2007
7 29 (39.73%) Windows Server 2003
7 29 (39.73%) Migration
8 27 (36.99%) Windows XP
9 24 (32.88%) PowerShell
9 24 (32.88%) Security Cleared
10 20 (27.40%) Citrix
11 18 (24.66%) SQL Server
12 16 (21.92%) Windows Server 2012
13 15 (20.55%) VMware
13 15 (20.55%) DNS
14 14 (19.18%) HP
15 13 (17.81%) SAN
15 13 (17.81%) SQL
16 12 (16.44%) MS Office
16 12 (16.44%) SharePoint
16 12 (16.44%) Live Communications Server
17 11 (15.07%) Blackberry
18 10 (13.70%) Clustering
18 10 (13.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
18 10 (13.70%) DHCP

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 73 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 46 (63.01%) Exchange Server 2010
3 31 (42.47%) Exchange Server 2013
4 30 (41.10%) Exchange Server 2007
5 12 (16.44%) Live Communications Server
5 12 (16.44%) SharePoint
6 10 (13.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 9 (12.33%) Skype for Business
8 4 (5.48%) Office Communications Server
8 4 (5.48%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (2.74%) Apache
9 2 (2.74%) IBM Notes
9 2 (2.74%) IIS
10 1 (1.37%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 12 (16.44%) MS Office
2 4 (5.48%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 34 (46.58%) Office 365
2 4 (5.48%) Google Apps
3 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.37%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 15 (20.55%) DNS
2 13 (17.81%) SAN
3 10 (13.70%) DHCP
4 8 (10.96%) TCP/IP
5 6 (8.22%) Firewall
6 5 (6.85%) Wireless
7 4 (5.48%) VoIP
8 3 (4.11%) VPN
9 2 (2.74%) Kerberos
9 2 (2.74%) NAS
9 2 (2.74%) Skype
9 2 (2.74%) VLAN
9 2 (2.74%) WAN
10 1 (1.37%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (1.37%) IPsec
10 1 (1.37%) LAN
10 1 (1.37%) Network Security
10 1 (1.37%) Reverse Proxy
10 1 (1.37%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (24.66%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.96%) MS Access
3 5 (6.85%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (6.85%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.74%) MySQL
5 1 (1.37%) EDRMS
General
1 2 (2.74%) Back Office
1 2 (2.74%) Finance
2 1 (1.37%) Electronics
2 1 (1.37%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.37%) Marketing
2 1 (1.37%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (21.92%) Support Engineer
2 15 (20.55%) Consultant
3 12 (16.44%) Analyst
4 11 (15.07%) Migration Consultant
5 10 (13.70%) Exchange Consultant
6 9 (12.33%) Exchange Migration Consultant
6 9 (12.33%) Microsoft Consultant
7 8 (10.96%) Help Desk Analyst
7 8 (10.96%) Support Analyst
8 7 (9.59%) 2nd Line Support
8 7 (9.59%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 7 (9.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 7 (9.59%) Service Analyst
8 7 (9.59%) Service Desk Analyst
8 7 (9.59%) Service Desk Support
8 7 (9.59%) Service Desk Support Analyst
9 6 (8.22%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 6 (8.22%) Active Directory Engineer
9 6 (8.22%) Exchange Engineer
9 6 (8.22%) Office 365 Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.11%) Web Services
2 2 (2.74%) LAMP
2 2 (2.74%) X-Windows
3 1 (1.37%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.07%) Blackberry
2 10 (13.70%) Clustering
3 9 (12.33%) Data Centre
4 8 (10.96%) Fat Client
4 8 (10.96%) Thin Client
5 7 (9.59%) Statistics
6 6 (8.22%) Driving Licence
7 4 (5.48%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (5.48%) Enterprise Storage
7 4 (5.48%) Replication
8 2 (2.74%) NHS
9 1 (1.37%) CLARiiON
9 1 (1.37%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 53 (72.60%) Windows
2 34 (46.58%) Windows Server
3 31 (42.47%) Windows Server 2008
4 29 (39.73%) Windows Server 2003
5 27 (36.99%) Windows XP
6 16 (21.92%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (13.70%) Windows 7
8 7 (9.59%) Windows 8
9 5 (6.85%) Linux
10 4 (5.48%) Mac OS X
11 3 (4.11%) Unix
12 2 (2.74%) AIX
12 2 (2.74%) Android
12 2 (2.74%) Debian
12 2 (2.74%) Fedora
12 2 (2.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (2.74%) SUSE
12 2 (2.74%) Windows 2000
12 2 (2.74%) Windows NT
12 2 (2.74%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (39.73%) Migration
2 7 (9.59%) Change Management
2 7 (9.59%) High Availability
2 7 (9.59%) Problem Management
3 6 (8.22%) Presales
4 5 (6.85%) ITIL
4 5 (6.85%) Release Management
4 5 (6.85%) Service Delivery
5 4 (5.48%) Service Management
6 2 (2.74%) Application Virtualisation
6 2 (2.74%) Coaching
6 2 (2.74%) CRM
6 2 (2.74%) Document Management
6 2 (2.74%) Mentoring
6 2 (2.74%) Network Load Balancing
6 2 (2.74%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (2.74%) Project Management
6 2 (2.74%) Risk Analysis
6 2 (2.74%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (2.74%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (32.88%) PowerShell
2 13 (17.81%) SQL
3 2 (2.74%) Perl
3 2 (2.74%) PHP
3 2 (2.74%) Ruby
4 1 (1.37%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 24 (32.88%) Security Cleared
2 9 (12.33%) SC Cleared
3 7 (9.59%) DV Cleared
3 7 (9.59%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (6.85%) MCSE
5 4 (5.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (4.11%) CCNA
6 3 (4.11%) CCNP
6 3 (4.11%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (2.74%) MCITP
7 2 (2.74%) MCTS
7 2 (2.74%) VCP5
7 2 (2.74%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.37%) CCSA
8 1 (1.37%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.74%) SLA
System Software
1 46 (63.01%) Active Directory
2 9 (12.33%) Hyper-V
3 6 (8.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (6.85%) Terminal Services
4 5 (6.85%) VMware ESX
4 5 (6.85%) XenApp
5 4 (5.48%) ISA Server
5 4 (5.48%) vSphere
6 3 (4.11%) Forefront TMG
6 3 (4.11%) XenDesktop
7 2 (2.74%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (2.74%) Samba
7 2 (2.74%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 9 (12.33%) NetBackup
2 8 (10.96%) Netcool
2 8 (10.96%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 8 (10.96%) Unicenter
2 8 (10.96%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 7 (9.59%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 4 (5.48%) WSUS
5 2 (2.74%) Backup Exec
5 2 (2.74%) BMC Marimba
5 2 (2.74%) HP Data Protector
5 2 (2.74%) ServiceCenter
5 2 (2.74%) Tivoli
5 2 (2.74%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (2.74%) vMotion
6 1 (1.37%) SCCM
Vendors
1 34 (46.58%) Microsoft
2 20 (27.40%) Citrix
3 15 (20.55%) VMware
4 14 (19.18%) HP
5 10 (13.70%) Oracle
5 10 (13.70%) Veritas
6 9 (12.33%) EMC
7 8 (10.96%) Meridio
8 7 (9.59%) Cisco
9 5 (6.85%) Dell
10 4 (5.48%) Google
10 4 (5.48%) NetApp
10 4 (5.48%) Red Hat
10 4 (5.48%) Symantec
10 4 (5.48%) ThinPrint
11 3 (4.11%) IBM
12 2 (2.74%) Acronis
12 2 (2.74%) Avaya
12 2 (2.74%) Lotus
12 2 (2.74%) ServiceNow