The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server 2003
Rank 29 - 38
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 2 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 1.01% - 0.72%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.13% - 4.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate
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£190 - £200
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £300 £295
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +1.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.75 £14.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -22.22%
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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 Suffolk region.

Application Platforms Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
39 25 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 19.70% 11.68% 16.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 20 29
Average daily rate £420 £256 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+63.90% -35.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £190 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £425 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Average hourly rate - £11.00 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -78.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.25 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -9.32%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (80.00%) SAN
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (80.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (60.00%) Terminal Services
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (60.00%) WAN
3 3 (60.00%) Intel
3 3 (60.00%) MS Office
3 3 (60.00%) LAN
3 3 (60.00%) ARCserve
4 2 (40.00%) Mitel
4 2 (40.00%) Fat Client
4 2 (40.00%) ProCurve
4 2 (40.00%) Thin Client
4 2 (40.00%) VoIP
4 2 (40.00%) Cognos
4 2 (40.00%) Cognos Impromptu
4 2 (40.00%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (40.00%) HP
5 1 (20.00%) Citrix
5 1 (20.00%) ITIL
5 1 (20.00%) Sophos

Exchange Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 5 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (80.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (80.00%) SAN
2 3 (60.00%) LAN
2 3 (60.00%) WAN
3 2 (40.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (40.00%) Cognos Impromptu
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (60.00%) Technical Support Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) Technical Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) Technical Support
2 3 (60.00%) Support Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) 3rd Line Technical Support
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Thin Client
1 2 (40.00%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Terminal Services
2 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Intel
3 2 (40.00%) HP
3 2 (40.00%) Mitel
3 2 (40.00%) ProCurve
3 2 (40.00%) Cognos
4 1 (20.00%) Citrix
4 1 (20.00%) Sophos