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 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Exchange Server 2003
Rank 497 486 358
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -128
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 157 154 273
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.28% 0.28% 0.50%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.49% 1.49% 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 85 121
Median daily rate £303 £325 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.92% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £124 £193 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £488 £405
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 14 34
Median hourly rate £12.00 £20.50 £18.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.46% +11.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.21 £12.36
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.05 £22.50 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 £15.18 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-17.62% -2.09%

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
10520 10317 9539
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.94% 18.49% 17.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 6932 6291 5907
Median daily rate £420 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.38% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £535 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 218 377 326
Median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.96 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.90 £40.15 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £20.19 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-15.77% +15.34%

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 5 May 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
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 5 May 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
(Click see detailed
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 -52 113 £288 -11.53% 20
South East -15 34 £299 -25.25% 1
Scotland +6 33 £426 +42.08% 2
London -17 30 £305 -9.62% 3
Renfrewshire -17 20 £426 +24.45%
Erskine -21 20 £426 +24.45%
Berkshire +15 18 £463 +76.19% 1
East Midlands +20 14 £275 -16.03% 3
Yorkshire +3 11 £165 -42.60% 4
Bracknell +5 9 £328 -32.82% 1
Glasgow +7 8 £440 -
Surrey 0 8 £150 -69.07%
East of England -5 7 £163 -30.85% 1
Belfast - 7 - -
County Antrim - 7 - -
Northern Ireland - 7 - -
West Yorkshire +3 6 £300 +50.00% 4
Hampshire -9 6 £238 -39.10%
West Midlands -10 6 £175 -41.66% 4
Reading - 6 £463 -
Hertfordshire +7 5 £110 -70.66% 1
Lincolnshire +7 5 £300 +43.71%
Watford - 5 £110 - 1
South West -7 4 £330 +10.00% 3
Newcastle upon Tyne - 4 - - 1
Derby - 4 £110 -
Bradford - 4 £400 -
Derbyshire - 4 £110 -
North East - 4 - - 1
Tyne and Wear - 4 - - 1

Exchange Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 May 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.

1 241 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 196 (81.33%) Windows
3 180 (74.69%) Active Directory
4 155 (64.32%) Exchange Server 2010
5 145 (60.17%) Microsoft
6 130 (53.94%) Windows Server
7 119 (49.38%) Windows Server 2003
8 112 (46.47%) Windows Server 2008
9 106 (43.98%) Office 365
10 93 (38.59%) Exchange Server 2013
11 92 (38.17%) Exchange Server 2007
12 90 (37.34%) Migration
13 84 (34.85%) Windows XP
14 79 (32.78%) VMware
15 78 (32.37%) PowerShell
16 76 (31.54%) Windows Server 2012
17 73 (30.29%) MS Office
18 70 (29.05%) SharePoint
19 62 (25.73%) HP
20 55 (22.82%) MS Excel
21 54 (22.41%) Security Cleared
22 53 (21.99%) Skype for Business
22 53 (21.99%) Microsoft Certification
23 49 (20.33%) DNS
24 47 (19.50%) VMware Infrastructure
25 46 (19.09%) Blackberry
26 45 (18.67%) Citrix
27 43 (17.84%) Windows 7
28 42 (17.43%) DHCP
29 38 (15.77%) SAN

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
1 241 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 155 (64.32%) Exchange Server 2010
3 93 (38.59%) Exchange Server 2013
4 92 (38.17%) Exchange Server 2007
5 70 (29.05%) SharePoint
6 53 (21.99%) Skype for Business
7 30 (12.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 28 (11.62%) Office Communications Server
9 18 (7.47%) OpenStack
10 14 (5.81%) IBM Notes
11 13 (5.39%) SharePoint 2013
12 8 (3.32%) Live Communications Server
13 6 (2.49%) IIS
13 6 (2.49%) SharePoint Server
14 5 (2.07%) SharePoint 2010
15 4 (1.66%) Apache
16 2 (0.83%) JBoss
16 2 (0.83%) Tomcat
17 1 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 73 (30.29%) MS Office
2 55 (22.82%) MS Excel
3 9 (3.73%) MS Project
4 4 (1.66%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.24%) Acrobat
5 3 (1.24%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (1.24%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.66%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.83%) Temenos T24
3 1 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 106 (43.98%) Office 365
2 10 (4.15%) Google Apps
3 8 (3.32%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (2.49%) OneDrive
4 6 (2.49%) Yammer
5 2 (0.83%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (0.83%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 49 (20.33%) DNS
2 42 (17.43%) DHCP
3 38 (15.77%) SAN
3 38 (15.77%) Skype
4 29 (12.03%) TCP/IP
5 28 (11.62%) VPN
6 26 (10.79%) Firewall
7 17 (7.05%) LAN
8 14 (5.81%) VoIP
9 13 (5.39%) Wireless
10 12 (4.98%) WAN
11 8 (3.32%) Internet
12 5 (2.07%) VLAN
13 4 (1.66%) IP Telephony
13 4 (1.66%) Remote Desktop
13 4 (1.66%) WebEx
14 3 (1.24%) Cisco ASA
14 3 (1.24%) NAS
15 2 (0.83%) Fibre Channel
15 2 (0.83%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (14.11%) SQL Server
2 12 (4.98%) SQL Server 2005
3 9 (3.73%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (3.32%) EDRMS
5 7 (2.90%) IDOL
6 5 (2.07%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (1.66%) MS Access
8 2 (0.83%) MySQL
General
1 19 (7.88%) Finance
2 11 (4.56%) Banking
3 4 (1.66%) Telecoms
4 2 (0.83%) Back Office
4 2 (0.83%) Billing
4 2 (0.83%) Front Office
4 2 (0.83%) Italian Language
4 2 (0.83%) Marketing
4 2 (0.83%) Spanish Language
5 1 (0.41%) Electronics
5 1 (0.41%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.41%) Japanese Language
5 1 (0.41%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 50 (20.75%) Analyst
2 38 (15.77%) Support Engineer
3 32 (13.28%) Exchange Engineer
4 24 (9.96%) Consultant
5 23 (9.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 23 (9.54%) Service Analyst
6 21 (8.71%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 21 (8.71%) Messaging Engineer
7 20 (8.30%) Support Analyst
8 15 (6.22%) 2nd Line Support
8 15 (6.22%) Service Desk Analyst
9 13 (5.39%) Active Directory Engineer
10 12 (4.98%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 12 (4.98%) Deployment Engineer
10 12 (4.98%) Migration Engineer
10 12 (4.98%) VMware Engineer
11 11 (4.56%) 3rd Line Support
11 11 (4.56%) IT Analyst
11 11 (4.56%) IT Support
11 11 (4.56%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.07%) Web Services
2 2 (0.83%) CSS
2 2 (0.83%) J2EE
2 2 (0.83%) LAMP
2 2 (0.83%) X-Windows
3 1 (0.41%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.41%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 46 (19.09%) Blackberry
2 19 (7.88%) Clustering
3 18 (7.47%) Computer Science
4 17 (7.05%) Data Centre
5 13 (5.39%) Replication
6 12 (4.98%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (4.15%) Enterprise Storage
8 6 (2.49%) Driving Licence
9 5 (2.07%) Fat Client
9 5 (2.07%) Thin Client
10 3 (1.24%) iPhone
10 3 (1.24%) PDA
10 3 (1.24%) Statistics
11 2 (0.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 2 (0.83%) HP Storage
11 2 (0.83%) Mathematics
11 2 (0.83%) NHS
11 2 (0.83%) SWIFT
11 2 (0.83%) Video Conferencing
12 1 (0.41%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 196 (81.33%) Windows
2 130 (53.94%) Windows Server
3 119 (49.38%) Windows Server 2003
4 112 (46.47%) Windows Server 2008
5 84 (34.85%) Windows XP
6 76 (31.54%) Windows Server 2012
7 43 (17.84%) Windows 7
8 32 (13.28%) Windows 8
9 15 (6.22%) Apple iOS
10 14 (5.81%) Android
10 14 (5.81%) Windows 10
11 8 (3.32%) Mac OS X
11 8 (3.32%) Windows 2000
12 7 (2.90%) Linux
13 6 (2.49%) Windows Vista
14 3 (1.24%) AIX
15 2 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 2 (0.83%) SUSE
15 2 (0.83%) Unix
15 2 (0.83%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (37.34%) Migration
2 30 (12.45%) ITIL
3 20 (8.30%) Load Balancing
4 14 (5.81%) Change Management
5 13 (5.39%) Server Building
5 13 (5.39%) Service Management
6 10 (4.15%) High Availability
7 9 (3.73%) CRM
7 9 (3.73%) Kalman Filter
8 8 (3.32%) Configuration Management
8 8 (3.32%) Service Delivery
9 7 (2.90%) Project Management
9 7 (2.90%) Release Management
10 6 (2.49%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (2.49%) ITSM
10 6 (2.49%) Presales
10 6 (2.49%) Service Desk Management
10 6 (2.49%) Unit Testing
11 5 (2.07%) Business Continuity
11 5 (2.07%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 78 (32.37%) PowerShell
2 31 (12.86%) SQL
3 16 (6.64%) VBScript
4 9 (3.73%) VB
5 2 (0.83%) Java
5 2 (0.83%) Perl
5 2 (0.83%) PHP
5 2 (0.83%) Ruby
6 1 (0.41%) C
Qualifications
1 54 (22.41%) Security Cleared
2 53 (21.99%) Microsoft Certification
3 36 (14.94%) MCSE
3 36 (14.94%) SC Cleared
4 18 (7.47%) Degree
5 7 (2.90%) DV Cleared
5 7 (2.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 5 (2.07%) MCITP
7 4 (1.66%) CCNA
7 4 (1.66%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (1.66%) DBS Check
7 4 (1.66%) MCP
7 4 (1.66%) VCP5
8 3 (1.24%) CCNP
8 3 (1.24%) MCTS
9 2 (0.83%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (0.83%) MCSA
9 2 (0.83%) MOS
9 2 (0.83%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.41%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.56%) SLA
2 1 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.41%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 180 (74.69%) Active Directory
2 47 (19.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (9.54%) Hyper-V
3 23 (9.54%) XenDesktop
4 18 (7.47%) VMware ESX
5 17 (7.05%) vSphere
6 16 (6.64%) XenApp
7 7 (2.90%) Brightmail
7 7 (2.90%) Terminal Services
8 6 (2.49%) XenServer
9 5 (2.07%) ISA Server
10 4 (1.66%) NFS
10 4 (1.66%) Terminal Server
11 3 (1.24%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 3 (1.24%) Forefront TMG
11 3 (1.24%) VMware ESXi
12 2 (0.83%) Samba
13 1 (0.41%) MetaFrame
13 1 (0.41%) Microsoft App-V
13 1 (0.41%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 14 (5.81%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 12 (4.98%) SCCM
3 10 (4.15%) Norton AntiVirus
3 10 (4.15%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 9 (3.73%) NetBackup
4 9 (3.73%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 7 (2.90%) Backup Exec
5 7 (2.90%) SCOM
5 7 (2.90%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 7 (2.90%) vMotion
6 6 (2.49%) ServiceCenter
6 6 (2.49%) WSUS
7 4 (1.66%) Netcool
7 4 (1.66%) Unicenter
7 4 (1.66%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 3 (1.24%) Tivoli
9 2 (0.83%) BMC Marimba
9 2 (0.83%) HP Data Protector
9 2 (0.83%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 1 (0.41%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 145 (60.17%) Microsoft
2 79 (32.78%) VMware
3 62 (25.73%) HP
4 45 (18.67%) Citrix
5 27 (11.20%) Cisco
6 25 (10.37%) Dell
7 24 (9.96%) IronPort
8 23 (9.54%) Symantec
9 14 (5.81%) Altiris
9 14 (5.81%) Lotus
10 11 (4.56%) Meridio
11 10 (4.15%) Google
11 10 (4.15%) ThinPrint
12 9 (3.73%) Oracle
13 8 (3.32%) EMC
13 8 (3.32%) SolarWinds
14 7 (2.90%) arcserve
14 7 (2.90%) CommVault
14 7 (2.90%) Dell Compellent
15 6 (2.49%) Red Hat
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