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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server 2003
Rank 132 101 113
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +12
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 7 20 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.22% 0.80% 0.48%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.35% 4.08% 2.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 4
Average daily rate
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£270 £435 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.93% +85.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £160 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £508 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £260 £280
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -7.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Average hourly rate £13.50 £16.75 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.40% -18.29%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £14.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -22.22%
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
517 490 411
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 16.45% 19.68% 16.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 329 296 276
Average daily rate £375 £372 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.80% +14.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 29 13
Average hourly rate £23.75 £19.30 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.05% -3.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.00 £16.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.40 £29.65 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.75 £17.50 £18.59
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -5.86%

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 29 January 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 29 January 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 -7 4 £115 -75.53% 3
Wiltshire -4 2 £425 -17.07% 2
Somerset -8 1 - -
Devon - - - -
Dorset - - - - 1
Gloucestershire - - - - 2
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Exchange Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 28 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 24 (85.71%) Windows
3 17 (60.71%) Active Directory
4 13 (46.43%) Windows XP
5 12 (42.86%) Security Cleared
5 12 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
6 11 (39.29%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (35.71%) Microsoft
7 10 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (32.14%) Windows 7
8 9 (32.14%) VMware
8 9 (32.14%) Citrix
9 8 (28.57%) Blackberry
9 8 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007
9 8 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2013
10 7 (25.00%) SC Cleared
10 7 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 7 (25.00%) SLA
10 7 (25.00%) MS Office
11 6 (21.43%) DHCP
11 6 (21.43%) DNS
11 6 (21.43%) HP
11 6 (21.43%) DV Cleared
12 5 (17.86%) Wireless
12 5 (17.86%) Cisco
12 5 (17.86%) ITIL
12 5 (17.86%) MS Excel
13 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
13 4 (14.29%) Migration
13 4 (14.29%) Symantec

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

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 28 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 12 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007
3 8 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (7.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2000
5 1 (3.57%) Lync
5 1 (3.57%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (25.00%) MS Office
2 5 (17.86%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (21.43%) DHCP
1 6 (21.43%) DNS
2 5 (17.86%) Wireless
3 2 (7.14%) Ethernet
3 2 (7.14%) TCP/IP
3 2 (7.14%) VPN
3 2 (7.14%) VoIP
3 2 (7.14%) WAN
4 1 (3.57%) Multicast
4 1 (3.57%) VLAN
4 1 (3.57%) Firewall
4 1 (3.57%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
1 1 (3.57%) RDBMS
General
1 2 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (21.43%) Analyst
2 5 (17.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Consultant
4 3 (10.71%) Help Desk Support
4 3 (10.71%) Help Desk Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) 1st Line Support
4 3 (10.71%) Support Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (7.14%) Senior Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) Support Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Desktop Support
5 2 (7.14%) Desktop Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Wintel Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) IT Support
6 1 (3.57%) Windows Support Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Technical Support Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Migration Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Migration Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 8 (28.57%) Blackberry
2 3 (10.71%) Clustering
3 1 (3.57%) iPhone
3 1 (3.57%) iPad
3 1 (3.57%) PDA
3 1 (3.57%) Fat Client
3 1 (3.57%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 24 (85.71%) Windows
2 13 (46.43%) Windows XP
3 11 (39.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (32.14%) Windows 7
6 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (7.14%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.86%) ITIL
2 4 (14.29%) Migration
3 3 (10.71%) Service Management
4 2 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (7.14%) Network Design
4 2 (7.14%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 1 (3.57%) Change Control
5 1 (3.57%) Network Management
5 1 (3.57%) Asset Management
5 1 (3.57%) Problem Management
5 1 (3.57%) Time Management
5 1 (3.57%) CAD
5 1 (3.57%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.57%) E-Commerce
5 1 (3.57%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.14%) SQL
1 2 (7.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 7 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 6 (21.43%) DV Cleared
4 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (10.71%) MCITP
5 3 (10.71%) MCSE
6 2 (7.14%) MCP
6 2 (7.14%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (3.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (25.00%) SLA
2 1 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 17 (60.71%) Active Directory
2 7 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (14.29%) Hyper-V
4 3 (10.71%) XenApp
4 3 (10.71%) VMware ESX
4 3 (10.71%) Terminal Services
5 2 (7.14%) vSphere
6 1 (3.57%) UAG
6 1 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (3.57%) XenDesktop
6 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (3.57%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) SCCM
1 3 (10.71%) SCOM
2 2 (7.14%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (7.14%) NetBackup
3 1 (3.57%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (3.57%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (3.57%) HP SIM
3 1 (3.57%) Backup Exec
3 1 (3.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (3.57%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 10 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 9 (32.14%) VMware
2 9 (32.14%) Citrix
3 6 (21.43%) HP
4 5 (17.86%) Cisco
5 4 (14.29%) Symantec
6 3 (10.71%) Sophos
6 3 (10.71%) Remedy
6 3 (10.71%) McAfee
7 2 (7.14%) Oracle
7 2 (7.14%) Dell
8 1 (3.57%) SonicWALL
8 1 (3.57%) IBM
8 1 (3.57%) Avaya
8 1 (3.57%) NetApp
8 1 (3.57%) Apple
8 1 (3.57%) CheckPoint
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