The first table below looks at the demand for Exchange Server 2000 skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Exchange Server 2000 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.

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 2000 Server
Rank 575 540 574
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +34
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2000 12 4 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.021% 0.008% 0.023%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.12% 0.048% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 3
Average daily rate £250 £150 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £144 £150 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £150 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 - £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Average hourly rate £12.09 £22.00 £17.45
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.06% +26.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.09 £13.50 £12.90
% change year-on-year
-10.48% +4.65%
Application Platforms Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
9622 8294 9910
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.09% 17.38% 16.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 5881 4681 5361
Average daily rate £375 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 314 417 451
Average hourly rate £18.10 £19.87 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.88% +1.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%

Exchange Server 2000
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Exchange Server 2000 within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

Exchange Server 2000 Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Exchange Server 2000
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2000 within the UK.

Exchange Server 2000 Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Exchange Server 2000
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Exchange Server 2000 within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Exchange Server 2000 Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Exchange Server 2000
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Exchange Server 2000 within the UK.

Exchange Server 2000 Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Exchange Server 2000
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Exchange Server 2000 within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -81 10 £250 +66.66% 4
South East - 7 £250 - 2
Buckinghamshire - 4 £250 -
London -24 2 £250 +66.66% 2
Reading - 2 £450 -
Bridgend - 2 - -
South Wales - 2 - -
Berkshire - 2 £450 -
Wales - 2 - -
West Midlands - - - -
Scotland - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
South West - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Derbyshire - - - -
Kent - - - - 1
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Surrey - - - - 1
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
City of London - - - - 1
East Midlands - - - -
North West - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Coventry - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Derby - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Leatherhead - - - -

Exchange Server 2000
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Exchange Server 2000 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 2000.

1 23 (100.00%) Windows
1 23 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 18 (78.26%) Active Directory
2 18 (78.26%) Exchange Server 2007
3 17 (73.91%) VMware
4 16 (69.57%) Exchange Server 2003
5 13 (56.52%) Citrix
6 12 (52.17%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (52.17%) Microsoft
7 11 (47.83%) MCP
7 11 (47.83%) Microsoft Certification
8 10 (43.48%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (43.48%) Exchange Server 2010
9 9 (39.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 9 (39.13%) TCP/IP
9 9 (39.13%) Windows 2000
10 8 (34.78%) MCSE
10 8 (34.78%) DNS
10 8 (34.78%) DHCP
11 7 (30.43%) MCTS
11 7 (30.43%) Windows 2000 Server
11 7 (30.43%) Security Cleared
11 7 (30.43%) Hyper-V
11 7 (30.43%) XenApp
11 7 (30.43%) Cisco Certification
11 7 (30.43%) CCNA
11 7 (30.43%) Blackberry
12 6 (26.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 6 (26.09%) Symantec
12 6 (26.09%) CCA

Exchange Server 2000
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Exchange Server 2000 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 2000. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 23 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 18 (78.26%) Exchange Server 2007
3 16 (69.57%) Exchange Server 2003
4 10 (43.48%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (26.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 6 (26.09%) SharePoint
6 5 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 5.5
8 1 (4.35%) MS Project Server
8 1 (4.35%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (4.35%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (4.35%) Lync
8 1 (4.35%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MS Office
1 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (4.35%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (39.13%) TCP/IP
2 8 (34.78%) DNS
2 8 (34.78%) DHCP
3 5 (21.74%) SAN
4 4 (17.39%) MPLS
4 4 (17.39%) VLAN
4 4 (17.39%) Firewall
5 3 (13.04%) iSCSI
6 2 (8.70%) LAN
6 2 (8.70%) WAN
7 1 (4.35%) Unified Communications
7 1 (4.35%) LDAP
7 1 (4.35%) SMTP
7 1 (4.35%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (8.70%) Legal
2 1 (4.35%) Retail
2 1 (4.35%) Back Office
2 1 (4.35%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Law
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Support Engineer
1 8 (34.78%) 3rd Line Support
2 6 (26.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Administrator
3 3 (13.04%) Consultant
3 3 (13.04%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (8.70%) Wintel Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Wintel Support Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Wintel Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Technical Support
4 2 (8.70%) Technical Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Technical Support Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Technical Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Wintel Support
5 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) Windows SharePoint Services
1 1 (4.35%) .NET Framework
1 1 (4.35%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Blackberry
2 5 (21.74%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (52.17%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (43.48%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (39.13%) Windows 2000
5 7 (30.43%) Windows 2000 Server
6 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (8.70%) Windows XP
8 1 (4.35%) Windows Vista
8 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
8 1 (4.35%) HPUX
8 1 (4.35%) Solaris
8 1 (4.35%) Linux
8 1 (4.35%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) Migration
2 4 (17.39%) Change Control
2 4 (17.39%) ITIL
2 4 (17.39%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (4.35%) Document Management
3 1 (4.35%) Incident Management
3 1 (4.35%) Problem Management
3 1 (4.35%) Time Management
3 1 (4.35%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) PowerShell
2 2 (8.70%) VBScript
3 1 (4.35%) VB.NET
3 1 (4.35%) C#
3 1 (4.35%) Perl
3 1 (4.35%) SQL
3 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (47.83%) MCP
1 11 (47.83%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (39.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 8 (34.78%) MCSE
4 7 (30.43%) MCTS
4 7 (30.43%) Security Cleared
4 7 (30.43%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (30.43%) CCNA
5 6 (26.09%) CCA
5 6 (26.09%) Citrix Certification
5 6 (26.09%) MCITP
6 5 (21.74%) SC Cleared
6 5 (21.74%) CCEA
6 5 (21.74%) CCNP
7 3 (13.04%) DV Cleared
8 2 (8.70%) MCSA
9 1 (4.35%) MOS
9 1 (4.35%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 18 (78.26%) Active Directory
2 7 (30.43%) Hyper-V
2 7 (30.43%) XenApp
3 4 (17.39%) vSphere
4 3 (13.04%) DFS Replication
4 3 (13.04%) Terminal Services
4 3 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (8.70%) VMware ESX
6 1 (4.35%) Samba
6 1 (4.35%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (21.74%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (17.39%) ARCserve
2 4 (17.39%) NetBackup
2 4 (17.39%) Backup Exec
3 1 (4.35%) SCCM
3 1 (4.35%) SCOM
3 1 (4.35%) MAILsweeper
3 1 (4.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 17 (73.91%) VMware
2 13 (56.52%) Citrix
3 12 (52.17%) Microsoft
4 6 (26.09%) Symantec
4 6 (26.09%) Cisco
5 4 (17.39%) Veeam
6 3 (13.04%) McAfee
6 3 (13.04%) Sophos
7 2 (8.70%) HP
7 2 (8.70%) Remedy
8 1 (4.35%) IronPort
8 1 (4.35%) Trend Micro
8 1 (4.35%) Sun
8 1 (4.35%) IBM
8 1 (4.35%) Apple
8 1 (4.35%) Interwoven