The table below looks at the statistics for Exchange Server 2003 skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Exchange Server 2003 over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Exchange Server 2003
Rank 551 555 381
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -174
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 101 118 278
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.20% 0.48%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.01% 1.14% 2.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 51 153
Median daily rate £325 £233 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.78% -15.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £135 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £231 £275
% change year-on-year
+40.99% -16.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 35
Median hourly rate £13.00 £25.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.00% +78.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £19.30 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £113.70 £29.50 £22.61
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £26.25 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-50.47% +87.50%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Application Platforms Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
10035 10362 10208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.83% 17.90% 17.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 6556 6608 6143
Median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £360
% change year-on-year
+2.53% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 268 310 405
Median hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £18.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +21.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.75 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £21.50 £17.75
% change year-on-year
+27.90% +21.12%

Exchange Server 2003
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Exchange Server 2003 Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Exchange Server 2003
Daily Rate Trend

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

Exchange Server 2003 Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Exchange Server 2003
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 within the UK over the 3 months to 30 September 2016.

Exchange Server 2003 Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Exchange Server 2003
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Exchange Server 2003 Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Exchange Server 2003
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 within the UK over the 3 months to 30 September 2016.

Exchange Server 2003 Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Exchange Server 2003
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 within the UK over the 3 months to 30 September 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
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statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -23 92 £325 +39.78% 14
South East +11 22 £400 +10.34% 4
London +6 21 £290 +23.40% 4
West Midlands -10 19 £258 -35.62% 1
Scotland +24 11 £408 - 1
North East -7 11 £325 -7.14%
Renfrewshire - 11 £408 -
Erskine - 11 £408 -
Tyne and Wear - 11 £325 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 11 £325 -
Berkshire 0 8 £400 +6.66% 1
Surrey - 7 £475 - 1
East of England +1 6 - - 2
Herefordshire - 6 £325 -
North West +12 5 £125 -45.77%
East Midlands -8 5 £388 +47.61%
Worcestershire - 5 £240 -
Worcester - 5 £240 -
Hereford - 5 £325 -
Hampshire +12 4 £400 +42.85%
Manchester -8 4 £115 -
Buckinghamshire +19 3 £300 - 1
Yorkshire +5 3 £200 -11.11% 2
Milton Keynes - 3 £300 - 1
Cambridgeshire +21 2 - -
Reading +15 2 - - 1
West Yorkshire -1 2 £200 -37.50% 2
Portsmouth - 2 - -
Mayfair - 2 £325 -
Leeds +9 1 - - 1

Exchange Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Exchange Server 2003.

1 248 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 195 (78.63%) Windows
3 187 (75.40%) Active Directory
4 151 (60.89%) Microsoft
5 145 (58.47%) Windows Server
6 140 (56.45%) Exchange Server 2010
7 127 (51.21%) Windows Server 2003
8 110 (44.35%) Migration
9 109 (43.95%) Windows Server 2008
9 109 (43.95%) Office 365
10 98 (39.52%) Exchange Server 2007
11 93 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2013
12 91 (36.69%) PowerShell
13 75 (30.24%) Windows Server 2012
13 75 (30.24%) Security Cleared
14 67 (27.02%) VMware
15 66 (26.61%) HP
16 64 (25.81%) SharePoint
17 62 (25.00%) Skype for Business
18 59 (23.79%) Windows XP
19 55 (22.18%) MS Office
20 54 (21.77%) MS Excel
20 54 (21.77%) Blackberry
20 54 (21.77%) VMware Infrastructure
20 54 (21.77%) Skype
21 50 (20.16%) Citrix
22 47 (18.95%) Microsoft Certification
23 44 (17.74%) SC Cleared
24 40 (16.13%) SAN
25 38 (15.32%) DHCP

Exchange Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 248 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 140 (56.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 98 (39.52%) Exchange Server 2007
4 93 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2013
5 64 (25.81%) SharePoint
6 62 (25.00%) Skype for Business
7 34 (13.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 23 (9.27%) Office Communications Server
8 23 (9.27%) OpenStack
9 13 (5.24%) SharePoint Server
10 12 (4.84%) Live Communications Server
11 9 (3.63%) SharePoint 2010
12 7 (2.82%) IBM Notes
13 6 (2.42%) IIS
14 4 (1.61%) SharePoint 2013
15 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 55 (22.18%) MS Office
2 54 (21.77%) MS Excel
3 10 (4.03%) MS Project
4 1 (0.40%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.40%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 109 (43.95%) Office 365
2 13 (5.24%) OneDrive
2 13 (5.24%) Yammer
3 12 (4.84%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (3.63%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (0.81%) Google Apps
5 2 (0.81%) Mimecast
5 2 (0.81%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 54 (21.77%) Skype
2 40 (16.13%) SAN
3 38 (15.32%) DHCP
4 36 (14.52%) DNS
5 23 (9.27%) Firewall
6 15 (6.05%) WAN
7 14 (5.65%) IP Telephony
7 14 (5.65%) TCP/IP
7 14 (5.65%) VPN
8 13 (5.24%) Cisco IOS
9 12 (4.84%) Wireless
10 11 (4.44%) VLAN
11 10 (4.03%) LAN
12 9 (3.63%) iSCSI
13 6 (2.42%) Cisco ASA
13 6 (2.42%) MPLS
13 6 (2.42%) NAS
14 5 (2.02%) IPsec
14 5 (2.02%) OSPF
15 4 (1.61%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (14.11%) SQL Server
2 13 (5.24%) SQL Server 2005
3 10 (4.03%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (3.23%) MS Access
5 3 (1.21%) SQL Server 2000
5 3 (1.21%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.81%) EDRMS
6 2 (0.81%) NonStop SQL
7 1 (0.40%) IDOL
General
1 13 (5.24%) Finance
2 10 (4.03%) Banking
3 7 (2.82%) Billing
4 3 (1.21%) Japanese Language
4 3 (1.21%) Legal
5 2 (0.81%) Back Office
5 2 (0.81%) Law
5 2 (0.81%) Military
6 1 (0.40%) German Language
6 1 (0.40%) Italian Language
6 1 (0.40%) Marketing
6 1 (0.40%) Retail
6 1 (0.40%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.40%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 46 (18.55%) Analyst
2 39 (15.73%) Support Engineer
3 32 (12.90%) Consultant
4 30 (12.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 27 (10.89%) Messaging Engineer
6 24 (9.68%) Support Analyst
7 21 (8.47%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 20 (8.06%) Exchange Consultant
8 20 (8.06%) Office 365 Engineer
9 19 (7.66%) Messaging Specialist
10 18 (7.26%) 2nd Line Support
11 17 (6.85%) Exchange Engineer
12 16 (6.45%) 3rd Line Support
13 14 (5.65%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 14 (5.65%) Service Analyst
14 12 (4.84%) 2nd Line Engineer
14 12 (4.84%) Infrastructure Analyst
14 12 (4.84%) Migration Consultant
15 11 (4.44%) Exchange Migration Consultant
15 11 (4.44%) Microsoft Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.40%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 54 (21.77%) Blackberry
2 27 (10.89%) Computer Science
3 23 (9.27%) Data Centre
4 17 (6.85%) Clustering
5 13 (5.24%) Replication
6 9 (3.63%) Enterprise Storage
6 9 (3.63%) Fat Client
6 9 (3.63%) Thin Client
7 7 (2.82%) Mathematics
7 7 (2.82%) Statistics
8 6 (2.42%) PDA
9 5 (2.02%) Virtual Team
10 4 (1.61%) Driving Licence
11 3 (1.21%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (1.21%) Hybrid Cloud
11 3 (1.21%) Management Information System
12 2 (0.81%) CESG
12 2 (0.81%) CESG CLAS
12 2 (0.81%) HP Storage
12 2 (0.81%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 195 (78.63%) Windows
2 145 (58.47%) Windows Server
3 127 (51.21%) Windows Server 2003
4 109 (43.95%) Windows Server 2008
5 75 (30.24%) Windows Server 2012
6 59 (23.79%) Windows XP
7 34 (13.71%) Windows 7
8 14 (5.65%) Android
9 12 (4.84%) Windows 8
10 9 (3.63%) Windows Vista
11 6 (2.42%) Linux
12 5 (2.02%) Apple iOS
12 5 (2.02%) Windows 10
13 4 (1.61%) Windows 2000 Server
14 3 (1.21%) Mac OS X
14 3 (1.21%) Unix
15 2 (0.81%) Mac OS
15 2 (0.81%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (44.35%) Migration
2 33 (13.31%) ITIL
3 26 (10.48%) Load Balancing
4 16 (6.45%) Release Management
5 14 (5.65%) Time Management
6 13 (5.24%) Service Management
7 11 (4.44%) Project Management
8 10 (4.03%) Server Building
8 10 (4.03%) Service Delivery
9 9 (3.63%) Unit Testing
10 8 (3.23%) Problem Management
10 8 (3.23%) Virtual Infrastructure
11 7 (2.82%) Business Transformation
11 7 (2.82%) ITIL V3
12 6 (2.42%) Change Control
13 5 (2.02%) Data Migration
13 5 (2.02%) High Availability
13 5 (2.02%) Patch Management
13 5 (2.02%) Stakeholder Management
14 4 (1.61%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 91 (36.69%) PowerShell
2 32 (12.90%) SQL
3 6 (2.42%) VBScript
4 2 (0.81%) VB
5 1 (0.40%) C
Qualifications
1 75 (30.24%) Security Cleared
2 47 (18.95%) Microsoft Certification
3 44 (17.74%) SC Cleared
4 34 (13.71%) MCSE
5 32 (12.90%) Degree
6 15 (6.05%) DV Cleared
7 8 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (2.82%) MCSA
8 7 (2.82%) MOS
9 5 (2.02%) MCITP
10 4 (1.61%) DBS Check
11 3 (1.21%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (1.21%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 3 (1.21%) MCTS
11 3 (1.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 2 (0.81%) BPSS Clearance
12 2 (0.81%) CISSP
12 2 (0.81%) CLAS
12 2 (0.81%) ISEB
12 2 (0.81%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.24%) SLA
2 3 (1.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.40%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 187 (75.40%) Active Directory
2 54 (21.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (8.06%) XenApp
3 20 (8.06%) XenDesktop
4 19 (7.66%) Hyper-V
5 15 (6.05%) VMware ESX
6 14 (5.65%) vSphere
7 10 (4.03%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (2.82%) XenServer
9 6 (2.42%) Terminal Services
9 6 (2.42%) VMware Server
10 3 (1.21%) NFS
11 2 (0.81%) Brightmail
11 2 (0.81%) Firmware
11 2 (0.81%) Terminal Server
12 1 (0.40%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.40%) vCloud
12 1 (0.40%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (0.40%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 18 (7.26%) NetBackup
2 17 (6.85%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 16 (6.45%) Backup Exec
3 16 (6.45%) SCCM
4 10 (4.03%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 9 (3.63%) SCOM
6 8 (3.23%) Netcool
6 8 (3.23%) Unicenter
6 8 (3.23%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 6 (2.42%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 6 (2.42%) WSUS
8 5 (2.02%) Norton AntiVirus
9 3 (1.21%) Failover Clustering
10 2 (0.81%) Microsoft Clustering
10 2 (0.81%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 1 (0.40%) McAfee ePO
11 1 (0.40%) ServiceCenter
11 1 (0.40%) SmoothWall
11 1 (0.40%) SolarWinds Orion
11 1 (0.40%) vMotion
Vendors
1 151 (60.89%) Microsoft
2 67 (27.02%) VMware
3 66 (26.61%) HP
4 50 (20.16%) Citrix
5 33 (13.31%) Cisco
6 26 (10.48%) Symantec
7 19 (7.66%) Dell
7 19 (7.66%) IronPort
8 11 (4.44%) EMC
8 11 (4.44%) Veeam
9 10 (4.03%) Altiris
10 9 (3.63%) Apple
10 9 (3.63%) LANDesk
10 9 (3.63%) Meridio
10 9 (3.63%) Oracle
11 8 (3.23%) Veritas
12 7 (2.82%) Avaya
12 7 (2.82%) Lotus
12 7 (2.82%) Toshiba
13 6 (2.42%) Intel Security
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