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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server 2003
Rank 184 156 187
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +31
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 75 73 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.76% 0.86% 0.63%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.37% 5.00% 3.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 30 22
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£350 £338 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £137 £197 £152
10% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £428 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £298 £300 £301
% change year-on-year
-0.83% -0.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 17 10
Average hourly rate - £13.50 £20.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -33.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -22.22%
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
1716 1460 1403
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 17.45% 17.11% 17.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1004 782 724
Average daily rate £375 £361 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.80% +3.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £238 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 74 91
Average hourly rate £19.38 £14.50 £19.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.65% -24.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £38.05 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.38 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+10.74% -7.89%

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 24 December 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
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 24 December 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
Buckinghamshire -4 29 £350 +5.66% 5
West Sussex +3 14 £375 -
Berkshire +1 13 £313 -14.67% 3
Hampshire -34 7 £360 +2.85% 3
East Sussex +1 5 £425 -
Surrey -9 2 - - 1
Kent -6 1 £375 +66.66%
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England

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 143 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 125 (87.41%) Windows
3 102 (71.33%) Microsoft
4 85 (59.44%) Active Directory
5 72 (50.35%) Windows Server 2008
6 70 (48.95%) Security Cleared
7 67 (46.85%) Exchange Server 2010
8 59 (41.26%) MS Excel
9 55 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2007
10 54 (37.76%) SC Cleared
11 51 (35.66%) ITIL
12 50 (34.97%) VMware
13 48 (33.57%) Windows Server 2003
14 46 (32.17%) Microsoft Certification
15 42 (29.37%) MCSE
16 38 (26.57%) Backup Exec
16 38 (26.57%) Windows 7
17 37 (25.87%) MCP
18 31 (21.68%) Blackberry
19 28 (19.58%) SQL
19 28 (19.58%) VMware Infrastructure
20 26 (18.18%) DV Cleared
21 25 (17.48%) Windows 8
21 25 (17.48%) Windows XP
22 24 (16.78%) Migration
22 24 (16.78%) SQL Server
22 24 (16.78%) Citrix
23 23 (16.08%) Clustering
24 22 (15.38%) DNS
25 21 (14.69%) MS Office

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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
1 143 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 67 (46.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 55 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2007
4 20 (13.99%) Lync
5 14 (9.79%) SharePoint
5 14 (9.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 10 (6.99%) Exchange Server 2013
7 8 (5.59%) IIS
8 7 (4.90%) Live Communications Server
9 6 (4.20%) Office Communications Server
10 5 (3.50%) SharePoint 2013
10 5 (3.50%) SAS
11 4 (2.80%) Exchange Server 5.5
12 1 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2000
12 1 (0.70%) WorkSite
Applications
1 59 (41.26%) MS Excel
2 21 (14.69%) MS Office
3 2 (1.40%) MS Project
4 1 (0.70%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.70%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 11 (7.69%) Office 365
2 2 (1.40%) SaaS
3 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (15.38%) DNS
2 19 (13.29%) DHCP
3 16 (11.19%) Firewall
4 15 (10.49%) SAN
5 8 (5.59%) TCP/IP
6 6 (4.20%) VLAN
7 5 (3.50%) iSCSI
7 5 (3.50%) NAS
8 4 (2.80%) VoIP
9 3 (2.10%) Internet
10 2 (1.40%) X.400
10 2 (1.40%) X.500
10 2 (1.40%) SMTP
11 1 (0.70%) DMZ
11 1 (0.70%) SSL
11 1 (0.70%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (0.70%) Unified Communications
11 1 (0.70%) Multicast
11 1 (0.70%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (16.78%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.59%) SQL Server 2000
2 8 (5.59%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (2.80%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (2.10%) EDMS
4 3 (2.10%) SQL Server 7
5 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.70%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 2 (1.40%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 9 (6.29%) Telecoms
2 2 (1.40%) Finance
2 2 (1.40%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 29 (20.28%) Analyst
2 25 (17.48%) Support Engineer
3 16 (11.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 15 (10.49%) Server Engineer
4 15 (10.49%) Support Analyst
5 13 (9.09%) 1st Line Support
6 11 (7.69%) Team Leader
6 11 (7.69%) Consultant
6 11 (7.69%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 10 (6.99%) Infrastructure Team Leader
7 10 (6.99%) Senior Support Engineer
8 9 (6.29%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 8 (5.59%) Exchange Engineer
9 8 (5.59%) Messaging Engineer
9 8 (5.59%) 2nd Line Support
10 7 (4.90%) Service Analyst
10 7 (4.90%) Service Desk Analyst
11 6 (4.20%) 3rd Line Support
11 6 (4.20%) Windows Server Engineer
11 6 (4.20%) Exchange Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.10%) X-Windows
2 2 (1.40%) Application Packaging
2 2 (1.40%) Software Packaging
3 1 (0.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 31 (21.68%) Blackberry
2 23 (16.08%) Clustering
3 20 (13.99%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (4.90%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (4.20%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.40%) Replication
6 2 (1.40%) Thin Client
6 2 (1.40%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.70%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.70%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.70%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 125 (87.41%) Windows
2 72 (50.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 48 (33.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 38 (26.57%) Windows 7
5 25 (17.48%) Windows 8
5 25 (17.48%) Windows XP
6 16 (11.19%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (8.39%) Linux
8 11 (7.69%) Windows Vista
9 9 (6.29%) UNIX
10 8 (5.59%) Windows 2000
11 3 (2.10%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (35.66%) ITIL
2 24 (16.78%) Migration
3 20 (13.99%) Service Management
4 17 (11.89%) Service Delivery
5 14 (9.79%) ITIL V3
6 10 (6.99%) Change Management
7 8 (5.59%) High Availability
7 8 (5.59%) Line Management
8 7 (4.90%) Vulnerability Management
8 7 (4.90%) Validation
9 6 (4.20%) Incident Management
9 6 (4.20%) Operations Management
9 6 (4.20%) Time Management
10 5 (3.50%) Document Management
10 5 (3.50%) Disaster Recovery
11 4 (2.80%) CRM
11 4 (2.80%) Network Load Balancing
11 4 (2.80%) Network Monitoring
11 4 (2.80%) Server Monitoring
11 4 (2.80%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (19.58%) SQL
2 19 (13.29%) PowerShell
3 8 (5.59%) VB
4 4 (2.80%) VBScript
5 1 (0.70%) PHP
Qualifications
1 70 (48.95%) Security Cleared
2 54 (37.76%) SC Cleared
3 46 (32.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 42 (29.37%) MCSE
5 37 (25.87%) MCP
6 26 (18.18%) DV Cleared
7 5 (3.50%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (3.50%) CCNA
8 2 (1.40%) MCTS
8 2 (1.40%) MCITP
9 1 (0.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.70%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.70%) VCAP
9 1 (0.70%) CCIA
9 1 (0.70%) CCA
9 1 (0.70%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.70%) CCEA
9 1 (0.70%) MCSA
9 1 (0.70%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (9.79%) SLA
2 3 (2.10%) QA
3 1 (0.70%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.70%) P3O
System Software
1 85 (59.44%) Active Directory
2 28 (19.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (14.69%) Hyper-V
4 15 (10.49%) vSphere
5 10 (6.99%) VMware ESX
6 9 (6.29%) Firmware
6 9 (6.29%) vCloud
7 7 (4.90%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 6 (4.20%) XenApp
9 5 (3.50%) Terminal Services
10 3 (2.10%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 3 (2.10%) DFS Replication
11 2 (1.40%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.70%) Forefront TMG
12 1 (0.70%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.70%) Xen
12 1 (0.70%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 38 (26.57%) Backup Exec
2 13 (9.09%) McAfee ePO
3 12 (8.39%) OVSD
4 11 (7.69%) Norton AntiVirus
4 11 (7.69%) NetBackup
5 9 (6.29%) SCCM
6 6 (4.20%) HP SIM
7 5 (3.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 4 (2.80%) Nagios
8 4 (2.80%) ARCserve
9 3 (2.10%) WSUS
9 3 (2.10%) Unicenter
9 3 (2.10%) HP Data Protector
10 2 (1.40%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 1 (0.70%) SCOM
11 1 (0.70%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 1 (0.70%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 1 (0.70%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 102 (71.33%) Microsoft
2 50 (34.97%) VMware
3 24 (16.78%) Citrix
4 17 (11.89%) Sophos
5 16 (11.19%) Symantec
5 16 (11.19%) McAfee
5 16 (11.19%) HP
5 16 (11.19%) Lumension
6 14 (9.79%) Cisco
7 7 (4.90%) CA
8 5 (3.50%) Veritas
8 5 (3.50%) Avaya
8 5 (3.50%) Proofpoint
8 5 (3.50%) Acronis
9 4 (2.80%) SolarWinds
9 4 (2.80%) Juniper
9 4 (2.80%) Dell
9 4 (2.80%) EMC
10 3 (2.10%) IBM
10 3 (2.10%) Becrypt
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