The table below looks at the statistics for Exchange Server 2003 skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West 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 4 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server 2003
Rank 137 115 118
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +3
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 4 20 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.13% 0.70% 0.47%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.76% 3.23% 2.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 4
Average daily rate
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£463 £378 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.51% +43.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £160 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £431 £343
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £285 £255
% change year-on-year
+21.92% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £19.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -4.87%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.85 £19.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-23.84% +8.33%
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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 West region.

Application Platforms Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
524 619 426
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 16.77% 21.77% 16.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 324 360 291
Average daily rate £375 £360 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £522 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 22 11
Average hourly rate £20.25 £25.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.00% +21.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £14.50 £16.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.40 £40.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.73 £19.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-11.97% +1.71%

Exchange Server 2003
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

Exchange Server 2003 Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Exchange Server 2003
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 across the South West region.

Exchange Server 2003 Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Exchange Server 2003
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 across the South West region.

Exchange Server 2003 Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Exchange Server 2003
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 4 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
Bristol - 2 £500 - 2
Wiltshire - 1 £425 - 1
Devon - - - -
Dorset - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - - 7
Exchange Server 2003
England

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

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 20 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 18 (90.00%) Windows
3 10 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 10 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 8 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (35.00%) Security Cleared
5 7 (35.00%) Citrix
5 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
5 7 (35.00%) Blackberry
6 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (30.00%) SC Cleared
6 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (25.00%) Windows 7
7 5 (25.00%) SLA
7 5 (25.00%) MS Office
7 5 (25.00%) VMware
8 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (15.00%) XenApp
9 3 (15.00%) Migration
9 3 (15.00%) Wireless
9 3 (15.00%) Clustering
9 3 (15.00%) Cisco
9 3 (15.00%) Remedy
10 2 (10.00%) Symantec
10 2 (10.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (10.00%) Terminal Services
10 2 (10.00%) Citrix Certification

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

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 20 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 8 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (10.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2000
6 1 (5.00%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (25.00%) MS Office
2 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) Wireless
2 1 (5.00%) Multicast
2 1 (5.00%) VLAN
2 1 (5.00%) VoIP
2 1 (5.00%) WAN
2 1 (5.00%) DHCP
2 1 (5.00%) DNS
General
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Analyst
2 4 (20.00%) Consultant
3 3 (15.00%) Help Desk Support
3 3 (15.00%) Help Desk Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) 1st Line Support
3 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Support Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Support Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Wintel Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Server Support
5 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Support
5 1 (5.00%) Server Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Server Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) Blackberry
2 3 (15.00%) Clustering
3 1 (5.00%) Fat Client
3 1 (5.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 18 (90.00%) Windows
2 10 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (25.00%) Windows 7
5 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (10.00%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.00%) Migration
2 2 (10.00%) ITIL
2 2 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (5.00%) Change Control
3 1 (5.00%) Service Management
3 1 (5.00%) Network Design
3 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (5.00%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (35.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (30.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (10.00%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (10.00%) MCSE
3 2 (10.00%) MCITP
3 2 (10.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (5.00%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (15.00%) XenApp
4 2 (10.00%) Terminal Services
4 2 (10.00%) VMware ESX
4 2 (10.00%) vSphere
5 1 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (5.00%) XenDesktop
5 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
5 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) SCOM
2 1 (5.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (5.00%) SCCM
2 1 (5.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (5.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (5.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (5.00%) ARCserve
2 1 (5.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) Citrix
1 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (25.00%) VMware
3 3 (15.00%) Cisco
3 3 (15.00%) Remedy
4 2 (10.00%) Symantec
5 1 (5.00%) IBM
5 1 (5.00%) HP
5 1 (5.00%) Dell
5 1 (5.00%) NetApp
5 1 (5.00%) CheckPoint
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Rate: £250 - £350 per day
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