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 1 March 2017 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
1 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Exchange Server 2003
UK
Rank 538 542 454
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -88
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 53 91 170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.17% 0.32%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.68% 1.04% 1.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 57 81
Median daily rate £240 £262 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.22% -22.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £124 £114 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £608 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £240 £250 £350
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -28.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 14
Median hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -38.09%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £13.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -18.75%

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
7835 8766 9155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.49% 16.85% 17.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 5121 5573 5579
Median daily rate £425 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 164 224 314
Median hourly rate £18.50 £21.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.90% +10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.75 £50.00 £45.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +14.28%

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 1 March 2017.

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 1 March 2017. 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 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 +4 52 £240 -4.19% 13
South East -3 19 £358 +5.53% 3
London -5 11 £279 -30.31% 6
Berkshire +16 10 £500 +47.05% 1
Reading +17 6 £400 +128.57%
South West +3 5 £120 -63.63% 3
East of England 0 5 £155 -34.04%
East Midlands -4 5 £125 +9.64%
Buckinghamshire - 5 £354 - 1
Milton Keynes - 5 £354 -
Derby -3 4 £125 +11.60%
Derbyshire -5 4 £125 +11.60%
Gloucester - 4 £120 -
Gloucestershire - 4 £120 - 1
West Midlands - 4 £366 -
North West +25 3 £225 -13.87% 1
Surrey +9 3 £240 -31.42% 1
Bracknell +8 3 £500 +52.67% 1
Merseyside +3 3 £225 +18.42%
Hertfordshire - 3 - -
Liverpool -3 2 £200 +5.26%
Telford - 2 £325 -
Stevenage - 2 - -
Shropshire - 2 £325 -
Hampshire +3 1 - -
Kegworth +1 1 £130 +14.03%
Leicestershire -2 1 £130 +14.03%
City of London -5 1 £500 +73.91% 1
Norwich - 1 - -
Hereford - 1 £408 -

Exchange Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 March 2017, 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.

1 131 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 94 (71.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 92 (70.23%) Windows
4 90 (68.70%) Active Directory
5 79 (60.31%) Microsoft
6 72 (54.96%) Office 365
7 71 (54.20%) Windows Server
8 60 (45.80%) Migration
9 57 (43.51%) Exchange Server 2007
10 56 (42.75%) Exchange Server 2013
11 54 (41.22%) PowerShell
12 51 (38.93%) Windows Server 2003
13 47 (35.88%) Windows Server 2008
14 42 (32.06%) Security Cleared
15 36 (27.48%) SharePoint
16 35 (26.72%) HP
17 34 (25.95%) MS Office
17 34 (25.95%) Skype for Business
18 33 (25.19%) Windows Server 2012
19 32 (24.43%) Windows XP
20 27 (20.61%) MS Excel
20 27 (20.61%) Skype
21 24 (18.32%) Microsoft Certification
21 24 (18.32%) Blackberry
22 23 (17.56%) SC Cleared
23 21 (16.03%) VMware
23 21 (16.03%) Citrix
23 21 (16.03%) Office Communications Server
24 20 (15.27%) Windows 7
25 19 (14.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server

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
1 131 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 94 (71.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 57 (43.51%) Exchange Server 2007
4 56 (42.75%) Exchange Server 2013
5 36 (27.48%) SharePoint
6 34 (25.95%) Skype for Business
7 21 (16.03%) Office Communications Server
8 19 (14.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 11 (8.40%) SharePoint 2013
10 9 (6.87%) OpenStack
11 6 (4.58%) Exchange Server 2000
12 5 (3.82%) Exchange Server 5.5
12 5 (3.82%) IBM Notes
13 4 (3.05%) SharePoint Server
14 1 (0.76%) Apache
14 1 (0.76%) IIS
14 1 (0.76%) Live Communications Server
Applications
1 34 (25.95%) MS Office
2 27 (20.61%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.76%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 72 (54.96%) Office 365
2 13 (9.92%) Azure Active Directory
2 13 (9.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.05%) OneDrive
3 4 (3.05%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 27 (20.61%) Skype
2 14 (10.69%) DHCP
2 14 (10.69%) DNS
2 14 (10.69%) VPN
3 13 (9.92%) SAN
4 9 (6.87%) LAN
4 9 (6.87%) TCP/IP
5 8 (6.11%) WAN
6 7 (5.34%) Firewall
7 6 (4.58%) Wireless
8 5 (3.82%) Internet
9 4 (3.05%) Cisco IOS
9 4 (3.05%) IP Telephony
9 4 (3.05%) iSCSI
9 4 (3.05%) SMTP
10 3 (2.29%) X.500
11 1 (0.76%) IPsec
11 1 (0.76%) MPLS
11 1 (0.76%) OSPF
11 1 (0.76%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (8.40%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.82%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (3.05%) MS Access
3 4 (3.05%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (2.29%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (1.53%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 10 (7.63%) Finance
2 2 (1.53%) Banking
2 2 (1.53%) Japanese Language
2 2 (1.53%) Local Government
2 2 (1.53%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.76%) Financial Institution
3 1 (0.76%) Law
3 1 (0.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 30 (22.90%) Consultant
2 23 (17.56%) Office 365 Consultant
3 22 (16.79%) Support Engineer
4 21 (16.03%) Analyst
5 18 (13.74%) Exchange Consultant
6 16 (12.21%) Microsoft Consultant
6 16 (12.21%) Migration Consultant
7 12 (9.16%) 2nd Line Support
7 12 (9.16%) Messaging Specialist
8 11 (8.40%) Exchange Migration Consultant
9 10 (7.63%) IT Analyst
9 10 (7.63%) Technical Consultant
10 9 (6.87%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 9 (6.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 9 (6.87%) Lync Specialist
11 8 (6.11%) 1st/2nd Line Support
11 8 (6.11%) Desktop Support
11 8 (6.11%) Messaging Engineer
11 8 (6.11%) Service Analyst
12 7 (5.34%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 24 (18.32%) Blackberry
2 14 (10.69%) Computer Science
3 6 (4.58%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.82%) Clustering
4 5 (3.82%) Data Centre
5 4 (3.05%) Driving Licence
5 4 (3.05%) Fat Client
5 4 (3.05%) Thin Client
6 2 (1.53%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.76%) CMDB
7 1 (0.76%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 92 (70.23%) Windows
2 71 (54.20%) Windows Server
3 51 (38.93%) Windows Server 2003
4 47 (35.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 33 (25.19%) Windows Server 2012
6 32 (24.43%) Windows XP
7 20 (15.27%) Windows 7
8 13 (9.92%) Windows 8
9 11 (8.40%) Apple iOS
10 9 (6.87%) Windows 10
11 8 (6.11%) Linux
12 7 (5.34%) Windows 2000 Server
12 7 (5.34%) Windows Vista
13 6 (4.58%) Unix
14 5 (3.82%) HPUX
14 5 (3.82%) Solaris
15 4 (3.05%) Android
15 4 (3.05%) Mac OS X
16 1 (0.76%) Windows 2000
16 1 (0.76%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (45.80%) Migration
2 14 (10.69%) ITIL
2 14 (10.69%) Load Balancing
3 10 (7.63%) Change Management
4 7 (5.34%) Presales
4 7 (5.34%) Time Management
5 4 (3.05%) Capacity Management
5 4 (3.05%) Incident Management
5 4 (3.05%) Mentoring
5 4 (3.05%) Problem Management
6 3 (2.29%) Business Transformation
6 3 (2.29%) Customer Engagement
6 3 (2.29%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (2.29%) Release Management
6 3 (2.29%) Server Monitoring
6 3 (2.29%) Service Delivery
6 3 (2.29%) Service Management
6 3 (2.29%) Virtual Infrastructure
7 2 (1.53%) Email Migration
7 2 (1.53%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 54 (41.22%) PowerShell
2 7 (5.34%) VBScript
3 5 (3.82%) Perl
3 5 (3.82%) Shell Script
3 5 (3.82%) SQL
4 1 (0.76%) C
Qualifications
1 42 (32.06%) Security Cleared
2 24 (18.32%) Microsoft Certification
3 23 (17.56%) SC Cleared
4 17 (12.98%) MCSE
5 16 (12.21%) Degree
6 10 (7.63%) DV Cleared
7 4 (3.05%) DBS Check
8 3 (2.29%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (2.29%) MOS
9 2 (1.53%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (1.53%) MCP
10 1 (0.76%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.76%) MCITP
10 1 (0.76%) MCSA
10 1 (0.76%) MCTS
10 1 (0.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.11%) SLA
System Software
1 90 (68.70%) Active Directory
2 14 (10.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (6.87%) XenDesktop
4 8 (6.11%) Hyper-V
5 7 (5.34%) XenApp
6 5 (3.82%) Samba
6 5 (3.82%) vSphere
7 4 (3.05%) VMware ESX
8 3 (2.29%) Firmware
8 3 (2.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 3 (2.29%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (2.29%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (1.53%) Sendmail
9 2 (1.53%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.76%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (0.76%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.76%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (6.87%) Backup Exec
2 5 (3.82%) NetBackup
2 5 (3.82%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (3.05%) Netcool
3 4 (3.05%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 4 (3.05%) SCOM
3 4 (3.05%) Unicenter
3 4 (3.05%) WSUS
4 3 (2.29%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 2 (1.53%) MAILsweeper
5 2 (1.53%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (1.53%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (1.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.76%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.76%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.76%) SCCM
6 1 (0.76%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 79 (60.31%) Microsoft
2 35 (26.72%) HP
3 21 (16.03%) Citrix
3 21 (16.03%) VMware
4 12 (9.16%) Symantec
5 11 (8.40%) Cisco
5 11 (8.40%) IronPort
6 8 (6.11%) Apple
7 6 (4.58%) Dell
8 5 (3.82%) Lotus
9 4 (3.05%) EMC
9 4 (3.05%) Intel Security
9 4 (3.05%) Meridio
9 4 (3.05%) Oracle
9 4 (3.05%) Sophos
9 4 (3.05%) Sun
9 4 (3.05%) Trend Micro
9 4 (3.05%) Veritas
10 3 (2.29%) 3PAR
10 3 (2.29%) Avaya
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