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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Exchange Server 2003 over the 3 months to 2 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Exchange Server 2003
Rank 134 128 139
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +11
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 4 8 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.14% 0.26% 0.31%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.83% 1.53% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 5
Median daily rate £330 £300 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -21.05%
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £325 £303
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +7.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £16.50 - £13.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £15.18 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-14.33% -2.09%
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
480 523 666
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 16.52% 16.73% 20.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 344 313 416
Median daily rate £375 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £485 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 22 18
Median hourly rate £33.75 £20.19 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+67.20% +0.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.53 £10.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £37.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £20.19 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-14.54% +15.34%

Exchange Server 2003
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing Exchange Server 2003 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 within the South West region over the 3 months to 2 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire -2 2 £330 -5.71% 1
Bristol -4 1 £345 +2.22% 2
Somerset - 1 - -
Exchange Server 2003
England

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

For the 6 months to 2 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for Exchange Server 2003.

1 6 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (83.33%) Firewall
3 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
3 4 (66.67%) DNS
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (50.00%) DHCP
4 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
5 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
5 2 (33.33%) VMware
5 2 (33.33%) Clustering
5 2 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (33.33%) ITIL V3
5 2 (33.33%) High Availability
5 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (33.33%) J2EE
5 2 (33.33%) Oracle
5 2 (33.33%) Java
5 2 (33.33%) MS Office
5 2 (33.33%) ITIL
5 2 (33.33%) Service Management
5 2 (33.33%) Cisco
5 2 (33.33%) Dell

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (16.67%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Google Apps
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) Firewall
2 4 (66.67%) DNS
2 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
3 3 (50.00%) DHCP
4 2 (33.33%) SAN
5 1 (16.67%) ADSL
5 1 (16.67%) Broadband
5 1 (16.67%) Ethernet
5 1 (16.67%) Multicast
5 1 (16.67%) NAS
5 1 (16.67%) VLAN
5 1 (16.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Cognos Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) IT Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) IT Support
2 1 (16.67%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Clustering
2 1 (16.67%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
1 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (16.67%) Mac OS X
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
4 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) High Availability
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL V3
1 2 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (16.67%) ITSM
2 1 (16.67%) Network Load Balancing
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) VB
2 1 (16.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (16.67%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Hyperic
1 1 (16.67%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (16.67%) Tivoli
1 1 (16.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) Dell
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) Cognos
3 1 (16.67%) Google
3 1 (16.67%) IBM
3 1 (16.67%) Intel Security
3 1 (16.67%) Riverbed