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 27 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server 2003
Rank 135 123 119
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -4
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 8 15 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.26% 0.52% 0.46%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.53% 2.35% 2.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 4
Average daily rate
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£358 £375 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.66% +42.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £160 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £438 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £342 £246 £275
% change year-on-year
+39.50% -10.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £22.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- -26.19%
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
524 639 427
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 16.83% 22.12% 17.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 318 391 280
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £244 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £466 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 15 10
Average hourly rate £20.09 £28.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.24% +30.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £14.15 £15.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £55.00 £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -7.89%

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 27 March 2015.

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 27 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 - 3 £400 - 2
Gloucestershire -20 1 - - 2
Devon - - - - 1
Dorset - - - -
Exchange Server 2003
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 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 19 (95.00%) Windows
3 11 (55.00%) Active Directory
4 10 (50.00%) Security Cleared
5 9 (45.00%) SC Cleared
5 9 (45.00%) Windows XP
5 9 (45.00%) VMware
6 8 (40.00%) Blackberry
6 8 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
7 7 (35.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (30.00%) Citrix
8 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
8 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2013
9 5 (25.00%) Windows 7
9 5 (25.00%) DNS
9 5 (25.00%) SLA
9 5 (25.00%) DHCP
9 5 (25.00%) IIS
9 5 (25.00%) MS Office
10 4 (20.00%) Firewall
10 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
10 4 (20.00%) Cisco
10 4 (20.00%) Dell
10 4 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (20.00%) VLAN
10 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (20.00%) Multicast
11 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2007

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

For the 6 months to 27 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 2013
4 5 (25.00%) IIS
5 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (10.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2000
7 1 (5.00%) Apache
7 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
7 1 (5.00%) Lync
Applications
1 5 (25.00%) MS Office
2 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) DHCP
1 5 (25.00%) DNS
2 4 (20.00%) Firewall
2 4 (20.00%) VLAN
2 4 (20.00%) Multicast
3 3 (15.00%) NAS
3 3 (15.00%) Wireless
3 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (15.00%) SAN
4 1 (5.00%) SSL
4 1 (5.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
1 1 (5.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Help Desk Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) 1st Line Support
3 3 (15.00%) Consultant
3 3 (15.00%) Help Desk Support
4 2 (10.00%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Desktop Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Exchange Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) Exchange Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Designer
5 1 (5.00%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Designer
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Wintel Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) J2EE
2 1 (5.00%) XML
2 1 (5.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (40.00%) Blackberry
2 3 (15.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 19 (95.00%) Windows
2 9 (45.00%) Windows XP
3 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (25.00%) Windows 7
6 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (15.00%) Migration
2 2 (10.00%) Service Management
3 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (5.00%) ITSM
3 1 (5.00%) Network Design
3 1 (5.00%) Performance Management
3 1 (5.00%) ITIL V3
3 1 (5.00%) Change Control
3 1 (5.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (5.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) Java
2 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (45.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (15.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (5.00%) MCP
4 1 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (25.00%) SLA
2 1 (5.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (55.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (35.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (15.00%) XenApp
4 3 (15.00%) vSphere
4 3 (15.00%) VMware ESX
5 2 (10.00%) Hyper-V
5 2 (10.00%) Terminal Services
5 2 (10.00%) XenDesktop
6 1 (5.00%) NFS
6 1 (5.00%) Xen
6 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (5.00%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) WSUS
2 2 (10.00%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (10.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (10.00%) NetBackup
2 2 (10.00%) Backup Exec
3 1 (5.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (5.00%) ARCserve
3 1 (5.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (5.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) VMware
2 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (30.00%) Citrix
3 4 (20.00%) Cisco
3 4 (20.00%) Dell
4 3 (15.00%) Oracle
4 3 (15.00%) Symantec
4 3 (15.00%) Remedy
5 2 (10.00%) McAfee
6 1 (5.00%) Sophos
6 1 (5.00%) Acronis
6 1 (5.00%) IBM
6 1 (5.00%) HP
6 1 (5.00%) NetApp
6 1 (5.00%) Veritas
6 1 (5.00%) CheckPoint
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