The first table below looks at the demand for Exchange Server 2003 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Suffolk 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Suffolk region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server 2003
Rank - - 26
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 0 0 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk - - 3.75%
As % of the Application Platforms category - - 19.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £298 £275 £245
% change year-on-year
+8.18% +12.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-26.19% +5.00%
Application Platforms Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
40 30 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 15.75% 15.71% 19.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 15 25
Average daily rate £350 £353 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.70% +8.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £255 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £432 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 5
Average hourly rate £17.00 £11.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.82% -43.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £18.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £12.30 £22.88
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
Exchange Server 2003
East of England

Exchange Server 2003
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 across the Suffolk region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

Exchange Server 2003 Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

Exchange Server 2003
Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 across the Suffolk region.

Exchange Server 2003 Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

Exchange Server 2003
Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 across the Suffolk region.

Exchange Server 2003 Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

Exchange Server 2003
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) Avaya
1 2 (100.00%) Veritas
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
1 2 (100.00%) WSUS
2 1 (50.00%) Ant
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) SLA
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification

Exchange Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Ant
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Network Support
1 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) CCNA
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) WSUS
2 1 (50.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Avaya
1 2 (100.00%) Veritas
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft