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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server 2003
Rank 142 116 93
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -23
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 8 24 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.24% 0.76% 0.68%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.38% 4.61% 4.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 12 4
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£181 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.30% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £187 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £450 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £235 £288 £296
% change year-on-year
-18.26% -2.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 6
Average hourly rate - £14.75 £17.23
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -14.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.25 £14.00 £17.23
% change year-on-year
+73.21% -18.72%
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 West region.

Application Platforms Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
580 521 365
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 17.34% 16.48% 16.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 393 326 220
Average daily rate £375 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £231 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £522 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 16 20
Average hourly rate £39.25 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+96.25% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.30 £10.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -9.32%

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 28 August 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
Gloucestershire -2 4 £180 -2.70%
Wiltshire -9 3 £181 -59.77% 2
Bristol -5 1 - - 2
Exchange Server 2003
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 19 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 15 (78.95%) Windows
3 14 (73.68%) Active Directory
3 14 (73.68%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (68.42%) Exchange Server 2010
5 11 (57.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (57.89%) Microsoft
6 10 (52.63%) Migration
6 10 (52.63%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (47.37%) VMware
8 7 (36.84%) Exchange Server 2007
8 7 (36.84%) Exchange Server 2013
9 6 (31.58%) Security Cleared
9 6 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
9 6 (31.58%) SC Cleared
9 6 (31.58%) Firewall
9 6 (31.58%) DNS
9 6 (31.58%) DHCP
10 5 (26.32%) TCP/IP
10 5 (26.32%) Citrix
10 5 (26.32%) Office 365
11 4 (21.05%) VMware ESXi
11 4 (21.05%) Hyper-V
11 4 (21.05%) vSphere
11 4 (21.05%) SAN
11 4 (21.05%) IIS
12 3 (15.79%) Java
12 3 (15.79%) J2EE
12 3 (15.79%) Oracle
12 3 (15.79%) SQL Server

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 19 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 13 (68.42%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (36.84%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (36.84%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (21.05%) IIS
5 2 (10.53%) Lync
6 1 (5.26%) Apache
6 1 (5.26%) Tomcat
6 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (26.32%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (31.58%) DHCP
1 6 (31.58%) DNS
1 6 (31.58%) Firewall
2 5 (26.32%) TCP/IP
3 4 (21.05%) SAN
4 3 (15.79%) VLAN
4 3 (15.79%) NAS
4 3 (15.79%) Multicast
5 1 (5.26%) SSL
5 1 (5.26%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
1 1 (5.26%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) Support Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (15.79%) Migration Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Exchange Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Designer
5 1 (5.26%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Designer
5 1 (5.26%) VMware Specialist
5 1 (5.26%) VMware Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) IT Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) Field Support Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Solutions Designer
5 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (5.26%) Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) Field Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) J2EE
2 1 (5.26%) XML
2 1 (5.26%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Clustering
2 1 (5.26%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 15 (78.95%) Windows
2 14 (73.68%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (57.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (52.63%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) Migration
2 3 (15.79%) Business Transformation
3 1 (5.26%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (5.26%) Performance Management
3 1 (5.26%) ITIL V3
3 1 (5.26%) ITIL
3 1 (5.26%) Service Management
3 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
3 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (5.26%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) SC Cleared
1 6 (31.58%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) DV Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) MCSE
2 1 (5.26%) MCT
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (73.68%) Active Directory
2 6 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (21.05%) Hyper-V
3 4 (21.05%) vSphere
3 4 (21.05%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (10.53%) XenDesktop
4 2 (10.53%) VMware ESX
5 1 (5.26%) Xen
5 1 (5.26%) VMware Server
5 1 (5.26%) NFS
5 1 (5.26%) XenApp
5 1 (5.26%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) WSUS
2 2 (10.53%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (5.26%) SCOM
3 1 (5.26%) MOM
3 1 (5.26%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (5.26%) NetBackup
3 1 (5.26%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 11 (57.89%) Microsoft
2 9 (47.37%) VMware
3 5 (26.32%) Citrix
4 3 (15.79%) Dell
4 3 (15.79%) Oracle
4 3 (15.79%) Cisco
5 2 (10.53%) McAfee
6 1 (5.26%) Sophos
6 1 (5.26%) Veritas
6 1 (5.26%) Symantec
6 1 (5.26%) Acronis
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