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 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server 2003
Rank 116 93 106
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +13
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 24 15 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.76% 0.68% 0.76%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.69% 4.02% 4.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 6
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£325 £338 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +29.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £187 £308 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £350 £293
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £296 £293
% change year-on-year
-2.95% +1.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 1
Average hourly rate £14.75 £17.23 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.36% -23.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £17.23 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-18.72% -1.57%
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 West region.

Application Platforms Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
512 373 491
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 16.20% 16.85% 15.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 324 230 293
Average daily rate £360 £345 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.49% +6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £214 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 20 25
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.50 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 across the South West region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

Exchange Server 2003 Daily Rate Histogram 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 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Wiltshire - 11 £450 -
Somerset -12 4 £325 +8.33% 1
Bristol -21 3 £320 -8.57% 3
Devon -13 1 £160 -
Dorset - 1 £200 - 1
Exchange Server 2003
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 29 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 22 (75.86%) Windows
2 22 (75.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 21 (72.41%) Active Directory
4 16 (55.17%) Windows Server 2003
4 16 (55.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (51.72%) Security Cleared
5 15 (51.72%) HP
6 14 (48.28%) Microsoft
6 14 (48.28%) Exchange Server 2007
7 13 (44.83%) DNS
7 13 (44.83%) DHCP
8 12 (41.38%) VMware
9 11 (37.93%) ITIL
10 10 (34.48%) MS Excel
11 9 (31.03%) SLA
11 9 (31.03%) Citrix
11 9 (31.03%) Symantec
11 9 (31.03%) DV Cleared
11 9 (31.03%) Exchange Server 2013
12 8 (27.59%) Windows 7
12 8 (27.59%) Microsoft Certification
12 8 (27.59%) Windows XP
13 7 (24.14%) SCCM
13 7 (24.14%) MCITP
14 6 (20.69%) SCOM
14 6 (20.69%) VMware Infrastructure
14 6 (20.69%) Hyper-V
14 6 (20.69%) HP SIM
14 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2012

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 29 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 22 (75.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (48.28%) Exchange Server 2007
4 9 (31.03%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (6.90%) Lync
Applications
1 10 (34.48%) MS Excel
2 4 (13.79%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (10.34%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (44.83%) DHCP
1 13 (44.83%) DNS
2 5 (17.24%) SAN
2 5 (17.24%) Wireless
3 4 (13.79%) WAN
4 3 (10.34%) Ethernet
4 3 (10.34%) TCP/IP
4 3 (10.34%) VPN
5 2 (6.90%) LAN
5 2 (6.90%) Firewall
6 1 (3.45%) VoIP
6 1 (3.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.79%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) RDBMS
2 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
General
1 5 (17.24%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.90%) Front Office
3 1 (3.45%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 9 (31.03%) Systems Administrator
1 9 (31.03%) Administrator
2 6 (20.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (20.69%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 5 (17.24%) 3rd Line Support
4 4 (13.79%) Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Support Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Network Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Desktop Support
6 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Systems Support Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Exchange Consultant
6 2 (6.90%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Systems Support
6 2 (6.90%) Support Technician
6 2 (6.90%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Consultant
7 1 (3.45%) Support Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Migration Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.45%) Blackberry
1 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
1 1 (3.45%) PDA
1 1 (3.45%) Statistics
1 1 (3.45%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (3.45%) iPhone
1 1 (3.45%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 22 (75.86%) Windows
2 16 (55.17%) Windows Server 2003
2 16 (55.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (27.59%) Windows 7
3 8 (27.59%) Windows XP
4 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (13.79%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (37.93%) ITIL
2 5 (17.24%) Service Management
3 2 (6.90%) Service Delivery
3 2 (6.90%) Change Management
3 2 (6.90%) Migration
3 2 (6.90%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 2 (6.90%) Problem Management
3 2 (6.90%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (3.45%) Network Management
4 1 (3.45%) Change Control
4 1 (3.45%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (3.45%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (3.45%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (3.45%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (3.45%) Time Management
4 1 (3.45%) Asset Management
4 1 (3.45%) Network Design
4 1 (3.45%) CAD
4 1 (3.45%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.90%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (51.72%) Security Cleared
2 9 (31.03%) DV Cleared
3 8 (27.59%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (24.14%) MCITP
5 5 (17.24%) SC Cleared
5 5 (17.24%) MCP
5 5 (17.24%) MCSE
6 1 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (3.45%) BC Cleared
6 1 (3.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (31.03%) SLA
2 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 21 (72.41%) Active Directory
2 6 (20.69%) VMware ESX
2 6 (20.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (20.69%) Hyper-V
3 3 (10.34%) XenApp
3 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (3.45%) MetaFrame
4 1 (3.45%) Terminal Services
4 1 (3.45%) XenDesktop
4 1 (3.45%) UAG
Systems Management
1 7 (24.14%) SCCM
2 6 (20.69%) SCOM
2 6 (20.69%) HP SIM
2 6 (20.69%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 6 (20.69%) NetBackup
3 2 (6.90%) Backup Exec
4 1 (3.45%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 15 (51.72%) HP
2 14 (48.28%) Microsoft
3 12 (41.38%) VMware
4 9 (31.03%) Symantec
4 9 (31.03%) Citrix
5 5 (17.24%) Oracle
6 3 (10.34%) McAfee
6 3 (10.34%) Sophos
6 3 (10.34%) Juniper
6 3 (10.34%) Apple
7 2 (6.90%) Cisco
7 2 (6.90%) EMC
7 2 (6.90%) Meru Networks
8 1 (3.45%) Avaya
8 1 (3.45%) Dell
8 1 (3.45%) AppSense
8 1 (3.45%) SonicWALL
8 1 (3.45%) Polycom
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago