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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Exchange Server 2003
Rank 142 141 110
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -31
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 2 6 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.067% 0.19% 0.72%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.36% 1.13% 3.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 7
Average daily rate - £270 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -28.94%
UK excluding London average daily rate £245 £325 £255
% change year-on-year
-24.61% +27.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £18.00 - £16.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £18.50 £14.25
% change year-on-year
-29.72% +29.82%
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
553 533 501
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 18.39% 16.68% 20.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 402 344 297
Average daily rate £365 £380 £371
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.94% +2.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £530 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 22 27
Average hourly rate £19.00 £23.75 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +21.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.40 £10.70 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £36.40 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

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 5 February 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
(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 0 2 - - 1
Exchange Server 2003
England

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 26 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 20 (76.92%) Windows
3 19 (73.08%) Windows Server 2003
4 18 (69.23%) Active Directory
5 14 (53.85%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (50.00%) Microsoft
7 12 (46.15%) TCP/IP
7 12 (46.15%) Windows Server
8 10 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2010
9 9 (34.62%) MS Office
9 9 (34.62%) Exchange Server 2013
10 8 (30.77%) Windows 7
10 8 (30.77%) Firewall
11 7 (26.92%) DHCP
11 7 (26.92%) DNS
12 6 (23.08%) Migration
12 6 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2007
12 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
13 5 (19.23%) Security Cleared
14 4 (15.38%) Citrix
14 4 (15.38%) Windows 10
14 4 (15.38%) SC Cleared
14 4 (15.38%) Windows 8
15 3 (11.54%) Finance
15 3 (11.54%) Ethernet
15 3 (11.54%) ADSL
15 3 (11.54%) Broadband
16 2 (7.69%) VPN
16 2 (7.69%) Driving Licence
16 2 (7.69%) Remote Desktop

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 26 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 10 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (34.62%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2000
5 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 5.5
Applications
1 9 (34.62%) MS Office
2 1 (3.85%) Acrobat
2 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.85%) MS Project
2 1 (3.85%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 12 (46.15%) TCP/IP
2 8 (30.77%) Firewall
3 7 (26.92%) DHCP
3 7 (26.92%) DNS
4 3 (11.54%) ADSL
4 3 (11.54%) Broadband
4 3 (11.54%) Ethernet
5 2 (7.69%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (7.69%) VPN
6 1 (3.85%) Internet
6 1 (3.85%) LAN
6 1 (3.85%) WAN
6 1 (3.85%) WebEx
6 1 (3.85%) X.500
General
1 3 (11.54%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (38.46%) Support Engineer
2 9 (34.62%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 7 (26.92%) 2nd Line Support
4 6 (23.08%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 5 (19.23%) Exchange Engineer
5 5 (19.23%) Exchange Migration Engineer
5 5 (19.23%) Migration Engineer
6 3 (11.54%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 3 (11.54%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (11.54%) Analyst
6 3 (11.54%) Service Analyst
6 3 (11.54%) Service Desk Analyst
7 2 (7.69%) 1st Line Support
7 2 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 1 (3.85%) Field Engineer
8 1 (3.85%) Field Support Engineer
8 1 (3.85%) Server Engineer
8 1 (3.85%) Server Support
8 1 (3.85%) Server Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Driving Licence
2 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.85%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.85%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 20 (76.92%) Windows
2 19 (73.08%) Windows Server 2003
3 14 (53.85%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (46.15%) Windows Server
5 8 (30.77%) Windows 7
6 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (15.38%) Windows 10
7 4 (15.38%) Windows 8
8 1 (3.85%) HPUX
8 1 (3.85%) Linux
8 1 (3.85%) Solaris
8 1 (3.85%) Unix
8 1 (3.85%) Windows 2000
8 1 (3.85%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (3.85%) Windows Vista
8 1 (3.85%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (23.08%) Migration
2 1 (3.85%) Fault Analysis
2 1 (3.85%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.85%) Perl
1 1 (3.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) Security Cleared
2 4 (15.38%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (69.23%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (3.85%) Samba
2 1 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Backup Exec
1 1 (3.85%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (3.85%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 1 (3.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 13 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (15.38%) Citrix
3 1 (3.85%) Adobe
3 1 (3.85%) Bomgar
3 1 (3.85%) Cisco
3 1 (3.85%) HP
3 1 (3.85%) Sophos
3 1 (3.85%) Sun
3 1 (3.85%) Symantec
3 1 (3.85%) Veeam
3 1 (3.85%) VMware