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 29 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Exchange Server 2003
Rank 482 500 368
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -132
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 165 145 272
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.31% 0.26% 0.51%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.58% 1.41% 2.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 80 132
Median daily rate £323 £300 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £195 £159
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £488 £424
UK excluding London median daily rate £323 £275 £265
% change year-on-year
+17.27% +3.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 15 37
Median hourly rate £12.00 £22.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.66% +28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £14.85 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.85 £23.00 £23.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 £18.25 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-31.50% +17.74%

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
10423 10292 9403
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 19.41% 18.38% 17.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 6949 6382 5838
Median daily rate £423 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.26% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 230 368 316
Median hourly rate £19.63 £20.19 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +12.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £40.00 £39.78
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £21.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +23.52%

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 29 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 29 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 -6 115 £300 - 17
South East +14 38 £456 +42.57% 5
Scotland +5 35 £430 +43.33% 1
London -13 28 £315 -6.66% 8
Berkshire +14 26 £463 +76.19%
Renfrewshire -17 22 £430 +25.54%
Erskine -21 22 £430 +25.54%
Yorkshire +13 14 £233 -19.13% 1
Bracknell +3 12 £380 -22.00%
East Midlands +18 11 £300 +43.71% 1
West Yorkshire +8 10 £296 +48.12% 1
Surrey -1 10 £450 +31.38% 3
Reading - 9 £463 -
Glasgow +4 8 £440 -
East of England -3 7 £163 -30.85%
West Midlands -11 7 £175 -30.00% 2
North East -33 7 £315 -
Tyne and Wear -43 7 £315 -
Belfast - 7 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 7 £315 -
Northern Ireland - 7 - -
County Antrim - 7 - -
Lincolnshire +5 6 £300 +43.71%
Hertfordshire +14 5 £110 -
Leeds +5 5 £296 +48.12% 1
Watford - 5 £110 -
Bradford - 4 £400 -
South Yorkshire +1 3 £118 -
Bristol 0 2 £345 +26.02%
Bedfordshire -1 2 £345 +38.00%

Exchange Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 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.

1 255 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 200 (78.43%) Windows
3 189 (74.12%) Active Directory
4 168 (65.88%) Exchange Server 2010
5 150 (58.82%) Microsoft
6 143 (56.08%) Windows Server
7 129 (50.59%) Windows Server 2003
8 118 (46.27%) Windows Server 2008
9 116 (45.49%) Office 365
10 102 (40.00%) Migration
11 101 (39.61%) Exchange Server 2007
11 101 (39.61%) Exchange Server 2013
12 85 (33.33%) PowerShell
13 84 (32.94%) VMware
14 79 (30.98%) Windows XP
15 76 (29.80%) Windows Server 2012
16 72 (28.24%) SharePoint
17 71 (27.84%) MS Office
18 65 (25.49%) HP
19 61 (23.92%) Security Cleared
20 60 (23.53%) Skype for Business
21 52 (20.39%) MS Excel
22 50 (19.61%) Microsoft Certification
22 50 (19.61%) VMware Infrastructure
23 48 (18.82%) Citrix
23 48 (18.82%) DNS
24 45 (17.65%) Blackberry
25 43 (16.86%) SQL Server
26 42 (16.47%) DHCP
27 41 (16.08%) Skype

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
1 255 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 168 (65.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 101 (39.61%) Exchange Server 2007
3 101 (39.61%) Exchange Server 2013
4 72 (28.24%) SharePoint
5 60 (23.53%) Skype for Business
6 31 (12.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 29 (11.37%) Office Communications Server
8 20 (7.84%) OpenStack
9 12 (4.71%) IBM Notes
9 12 (4.71%) Live Communications Server
10 9 (3.53%) SharePoint 2013
11 8 (3.14%) IIS
11 8 (3.14%) SharePoint Server
12 5 (1.96%) SharePoint 2010
13 3 (1.18%) Apache
14 1 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2000
14 1 (0.39%) JBoss
14 1 (0.39%) Tomcat
Applications
1 71 (27.84%) MS Office
2 52 (20.39%) MS Excel
3 10 (3.92%) MS Project
4 2 (0.78%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.39%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.39%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.39%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 116 (45.49%) Office 365
2 9 (3.53%) Google Apps
2 9 (3.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (3.14%) OneDrive
4 7 (2.75%) Yammer
5 4 (1.57%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (0.78%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 48 (18.82%) DNS
2 42 (16.47%) DHCP
3 41 (16.08%) Skype
4 40 (15.69%) SAN
5 28 (10.98%) Firewall
5 28 (10.98%) TCP/IP
6 21 (8.24%) VPN
7 18 (7.06%) LAN
8 14 (5.49%) VoIP
8 14 (5.49%) Wireless
9 13 (5.10%) WAN
10 6 (2.35%) Internet
10 6 (2.35%) VLAN
11 4 (1.57%) IP Telephony
12 3 (1.18%) Cisco ASA
12 3 (1.18%) Cisco IOS
12 3 (1.18%) NAS
13 2 (0.78%) Kerberos
13 2 (0.78%) Network Security
13 2 (0.78%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (16.86%) SQL Server
2 17 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 13 (5.10%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (3.14%) EDRMS
4 8 (3.14%) MS Access
5 7 (2.75%) IDOL
5 7 (2.75%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.78%) MySQL
General
1 17 (6.67%) Finance
2 9 (3.53%) Banking
3 6 (2.35%) Billing
4 4 (1.57%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.78%) Back Office
5 2 (0.78%) Italian Language
5 2 (0.78%) Legal
5 2 (0.78%) Marketing
5 2 (0.78%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.39%) Electronics
6 1 (0.39%) Front Office
6 1 (0.39%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.39%) Law
6 1 (0.39%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.39%) Retail
Job Titles
1 49 (19.22%) Analyst
2 43 (16.86%) Support Engineer
3 31 (12.16%) Exchange Engineer
4 28 (10.98%) Consultant
4 28 (10.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 24 (9.41%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 24 (9.41%) Messaging Engineer
6 23 (9.02%) Support Analyst
7 21 (8.24%) Service Analyst
8 15 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
8 15 (5.88%) Service Desk Analyst
9 14 (5.49%) Active Directory Engineer
10 13 (5.10%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 13 (5.10%) 3rd Line Support
10 13 (5.10%) Exchange Consultant
11 12 (4.71%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 12 (4.71%) Migration Engineer
11 12 (4.71%) Office 365 Engineer
11 12 (4.71%) Windows Engineer
12 11 (4.31%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.57%) Web Services
2 2 (0.78%) J2EE
2 2 (0.78%) LAMP
2 2 (0.78%) X-Windows
3 1 (0.39%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 45 (17.65%) Blackberry
2 25 (9.80%) Data Centre
3 21 (8.24%) Clustering
4 20 (7.84%) Computer Science
5 16 (6.27%) Replication
6 13 (5.10%) Enterprise Storage
7 12 (4.71%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (3.53%) Fat Client
8 9 (3.53%) Thin Client
9 7 (2.75%) Driving Licence
9 7 (2.75%) Statistics
10 6 (2.35%) Mathematics
10 6 (2.35%) Smartphone
11 3 (1.18%) HP Storage
12 2 (0.78%) iPhone
12 2 (0.78%) NHS
13 1 (0.39%) CLARiiON
13 1 (0.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 1 (0.39%) PDA
13 1 (0.39%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 200 (78.43%) Windows
2 143 (56.08%) Windows Server
3 129 (50.59%) Windows Server 2003
4 118 (46.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 79 (30.98%) Windows XP
6 76 (29.80%) Windows Server 2012
7 40 (15.69%) Windows 7
8 28 (10.98%) Windows 8
9 15 (5.88%) Android
10 11 (4.31%) Apple iOS
10 11 (4.31%) Windows 10
11 10 (3.92%) Linux
12 8 (3.14%) Mac OS X
13 5 (1.96%) Windows 2000
14 3 (1.18%) Unix
14 3 (1.18%) Windows Vista
15 2 (0.78%) Debian
15 2 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 2 (0.78%) SUSE
15 2 (0.78%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (40.00%) Migration
2 29 (11.37%) ITIL
3 21 (8.24%) Load Balancing
4 15 (5.88%) Server Building
5 14 (5.49%) Service Management
6 12 (4.71%) Change Management
6 12 (4.71%) Service Delivery
7 11 (4.31%) Project Management
8 9 (3.53%) High Availability
8 9 (3.53%) Kalman Filter
8 9 (3.53%) Release Management
8 9 (3.53%) Unit Testing
9 8 (3.14%) Configuration Management
9 8 (3.14%) CRM
9 8 (3.14%) ITIL V3
10 7 (2.75%) Presales
10 7 (2.75%) Problem Management
11 6 (2.35%) Change Control
11 6 (2.35%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (2.35%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 85 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 39 (15.29%) SQL
3 12 (4.71%) VBScript
4 9 (3.53%) VB
5 2 (0.78%) Java
5 2 (0.78%) Perl
5 2 (0.78%) PHP
5 2 (0.78%) Ruby
6 1 (0.39%) C
Qualifications
1 61 (23.92%) Security Cleared
2 50 (19.61%) Microsoft Certification
3 37 (14.51%) MCSE
4 36 (14.12%) SC Cleared
5 20 (7.84%) Degree
6 10 (3.92%) DV Cleared
7 7 (2.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (1.96%) MCITP
9 4 (1.57%) CCNA
9 4 (1.57%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (1.57%) MCTS
9 4 (1.57%) VCP5
10 3 (1.18%) CCNP
10 3 (1.18%) DBS Check
11 2 (0.78%) BPSS Clearance
11 2 (0.78%) MCP
11 2 (0.78%) MOS
11 2 (0.78%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (0.39%) HND
12 1 (0.39%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.88%) SLA
2 1 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.39%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 189 (74.12%) Active Directory
2 50 (19.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (10.59%) Hyper-V
4 19 (7.45%) VMware ESX
4 19 (7.45%) XenDesktop
5 17 (6.67%) vSphere
6 15 (5.88%) XenApp
7 7 (2.75%) Brightmail
7 7 (2.75%) Terminal Services
8 6 (2.35%) XenServer
9 5 (1.96%) ISA Server
9 5 (1.96%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (1.57%) Terminal Server
11 3 (1.18%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 3 (1.18%) Forefront TMG
11 3 (1.18%) NFS
12 2 (0.78%) Samba
13 1 (0.39%) MetaFrame
13 1 (0.39%) VMware Workstation
13 1 (0.39%) Xen
Systems Management
1 17 (6.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 14 (5.49%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 13 (5.10%) NetBackup
4 11 (4.31%) SCCM
5 10 (3.92%) Norton AntiVirus
5 10 (3.92%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 8 (3.14%) Netcool
6 8 (3.14%) Unicenter
6 8 (3.14%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 7 (2.75%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 7 (2.75%) vMotion
8 6 (2.35%) SCOM
8 6 (2.35%) WSUS
9 5 (1.96%) Backup Exec
10 3 (1.18%) ServiceCenter
10 3 (1.18%) Tivoli
11 2 (0.78%) BMC Marimba
11 2 (0.78%) HP Data Protector
11 2 (0.78%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 1 (0.39%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 150 (58.82%) Microsoft
2 84 (32.94%) VMware
3 65 (25.49%) HP
4 48 (18.82%) Citrix
5 30 (11.76%) Cisco
6 25 (9.80%) IronPort
7 24 (9.41%) Symantec
8 23 (9.02%) Dell
9 17 (6.67%) Altiris
10 15 (5.88%) Meridio
11 13 (5.10%) Oracle
12 12 (4.71%) Lotus
13 11 (4.31%) EMC
14 10 (3.92%) ThinPrint
14 10 (3.92%) Veritas
15 9 (3.53%) Google
16 8 (3.14%) SolarWinds
17 7 (2.75%) arcserve
17 7 (2.75%) CommVault
17 7 (2.75%) NetApp
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