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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Exchange Server 2003
Rank 559 533 366
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -167
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 85 122 293
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.21% 0.52%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.85% 1.18% 2.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 52 160
Median daily rate £300 £236 £284
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.98% -16.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £140 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £399 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £235 £284
% change year-on-year
+27.65% -17.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 34
Median hourly rate £13.00 £23.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.68% +74.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £20.20 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.55 £29.50 £21.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.75 £24.25 £13.75
% change year-on-year
-47.42% +76.36%

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
10045 10296 10050
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.58% 17.91% 17.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 6567 6464 5876
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 £260 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £545 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 278 324 436
Median hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.75 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +28.57%

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 August 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 August 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 -26 83 £300 +27.65% 13
London -23 23 £290 +22.10% 4
South East +3 22 £438 +20.68% 4
West Midlands -13 20 £275 -15.38% 1
Berkshire +7 12 £400 -3.03%
Surrey +9 7 £475 -
Herefordshire - 7 £325 -
Reading +20 6 £375 -
Hereford - 6 £325 -
Worcester - 5 £240 -
Worcestershire - 5 £240 -
East of England +8 4 - - 1
South West +1 4 £140 -22.65% 1
East Midlands -3 4 £262 +8.04%
City of London +21 3 £228 -37.24% 1
North West +5 3 £246 +13.74%
Yorkshire -11 3 £200 -22.33% 1
Bristol - 3 £140 -
Cambridgeshire +21 2 - -
Hampshire +10 2 - -
West Yorkshire -3 2 £200 -37.50% 1
Manchester -3 2 £143 -
Mayfair - 2 £363 -
Portsmouth - 2 - -
Pudsey - 2 £200 -
Scotland +9 1 £200 - 1
Gloucestershire +2 1 £300 +66.66%
Merseyside +1 1 £350 +26.12%
Woking 0 1 £350 -
Hertfordshire 0 1 - -

Exchange Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 250 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 191 (76.40%) Windows
3 180 (72.00%) Active Directory
4 152 (60.80%) Microsoft
5 141 (56.40%) Exchange Server 2010
6 136 (54.40%) Windows Server
7 122 (48.80%) Windows Server 2003
8 109 (43.60%) Migration
8 109 (43.60%) Windows Server 2008
9 108 (43.20%) Office 365
10 95 (38.00%) Exchange Server 2007
11 91 (36.40%) Exchange Server 2013
12 83 (33.20%) PowerShell
13 77 (30.80%) Security Cleared
14 70 (28.00%) Windows Server 2012
15 69 (27.60%) VMware
16 67 (26.80%) Windows XP
17 61 (24.40%) MS Office
18 60 (24.00%) HP
19 59 (23.60%) SharePoint
20 58 (23.20%) MS Excel
21 56 (22.40%) Skype for Business
22 55 (22.00%) Blackberry
23 51 (20.40%) VMware Infrastructure
24 47 (18.80%) Citrix
25 45 (18.00%) SC Cleared
26 44 (17.60%) Skype
27 40 (16.00%) Microsoft Certification
27 40 (16.00%) SAN
28 36 (14.40%) Windows 7

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
1 250 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 141 (56.40%) Exchange Server 2010
3 95 (38.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 91 (36.40%) Exchange Server 2013
5 59 (23.60%) SharePoint
6 56 (22.40%) Skype for Business
7 31 (12.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 22 (8.80%) Office Communications Server
9 20 (8.00%) OpenStack
10 12 (4.80%) Live Communications Server
11 11 (4.40%) SharePoint Server
12 10 (4.00%) SharePoint 2010
13 7 (2.80%) IBM Notes
13 7 (2.80%) IIS
14 4 (1.60%) SharePoint 2013
15 1 (0.40%) Apache
15 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2000
15 1 (0.40%) JBoss
15 1 (0.40%) Tomcat
Applications
1 61 (24.40%) MS Office
2 58 (23.20%) MS Excel
3 10 (4.00%) 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
1 1 (0.40%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 108 (43.20%) Office 365
2 10 (4.00%) OneDrive
2 10 (4.00%) Yammer
3 9 (3.60%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (2.40%) Azure Active Directory
5 5 (2.00%) Google Apps
6 2 (0.80%) Mimecast
6 2 (0.80%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 44 (17.60%) Skype
2 40 (16.00%) SAN
3 34 (13.60%) DHCP
3 34 (13.60%) DNS
4 22 (8.80%) Firewall
5 15 (6.00%) TCP/IP
5 15 (6.00%) WAN
5 15 (6.00%) Wireless
6 13 (5.20%) IP Telephony
7 12 (4.80%) Cisco IOS
7 12 (4.80%) VPN
8 10 (4.00%) LAN
8 10 (4.00%) VLAN
9 6 (2.40%) iSCSI
10 5 (2.00%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (2.00%) Internet
10 5 (2.00%) MPLS
10 5 (2.00%) NAS
11 4 (1.60%) IPsec
11 4 (1.60%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (12.80%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.40%) SQL Server 2005
3 8 (3.20%) EDRMS
3 8 (3.20%) MS Access
3 8 (3.20%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (2.80%) IDOL
5 4 (1.60%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.80%) NonStop SQL
General
1 11 (4.40%) Finance
2 8 (3.20%) Banking
3 7 (2.80%) Billing
4 3 (1.20%) Japanese Language
4 3 (1.20%) Legal
4 3 (1.20%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.80%) Back Office
5 2 (0.80%) Italian Language
5 2 (0.80%) Military
6 1 (0.40%) Front Office
6 1 (0.40%) Law
6 1 (0.40%) Marketing
6 1 (0.40%) Retail
6 1 (0.40%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 51 (20.40%) Analyst
2 38 (15.20%) Support Engineer
3 29 (11.60%) Consultant
4 26 (10.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 26 (10.40%) Messaging Engineer
4 26 (10.40%) Support Analyst
5 24 (9.60%) Exchange Engineer
6 21 (8.40%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 19 (7.60%) 2nd Line Support
7 19 (7.60%) Exchange Consultant
8 18 (7.20%) Office 365 Engineer
8 18 (7.20%) Service Analyst
9 16 (6.40%) 3rd Line Support
10 14 (5.60%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 13 (5.20%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 13 (5.20%) Service Desk Analyst
12 12 (4.80%) Infrastructure Support
12 12 (4.80%) Microsoft Consultant
12 12 (4.80%) Migration Consultant
13 11 (4.40%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.80%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 55 (22.00%) Blackberry
2 22 (8.80%) Data Centre
3 21 (8.40%) Computer Science
4 17 (6.80%) Clustering
5 14 (5.60%) Replication
6 9 (3.60%) Enterprise Storage
6 9 (3.60%) Fat Client
6 9 (3.60%) Thin Client
7 7 (2.80%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (2.80%) Mathematics
7 7 (2.80%) Statistics
8 6 (2.40%) PDA
9 5 (2.00%) Virtual Team
10 4 (1.60%) Driving Licence
11 3 (1.20%) Hybrid Cloud
11 3 (1.20%) Management Information System
12 2 (0.80%) CESG
12 2 (0.80%) CESG CLAS
12 2 (0.80%) EMC VNXe
12 2 (0.80%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 191 (76.40%) Windows
2 136 (54.40%) Windows Server
3 122 (48.80%) Windows Server 2003
4 109 (43.60%) Windows Server 2008
5 70 (28.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 67 (26.80%) Windows XP
7 36 (14.40%) Windows 7
8 15 (6.00%) Android
8 15 (6.00%) Windows 8
9 6 (2.40%) Mac OS X
9 6 (2.40%) Windows Vista
10 5 (2.00%) Apple iOS
10 5 (2.00%) Linux
10 5 (2.00%) Windows 10
11 4 (1.60%) Windows 2000
12 2 (0.80%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.80%) Unix
12 2 (0.80%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.40%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (43.60%) Migration
2 35 (14.00%) ITIL
3 21 (8.40%) Load Balancing
4 15 (6.00%) Service Management
5 13 (5.20%) Release Management
6 12 (4.80%) Time Management
7 11 (4.40%) Server Building
8 10 (4.00%) Project Management
9 9 (3.60%) Service Delivery
9 9 (3.60%) Unit Testing
10 8 (3.20%) Problem Management
11 7 (2.80%) ITIL V3
12 6 (2.40%) Change Control
13 5 (2.00%) Asset Management
13 5 (2.00%) Data Migration
13 5 (2.00%) High Availability
13 5 (2.00%) Patch Management
13 5 (2.00%) Server Virtualisation
13 5 (2.00%) Stakeholder Management
13 5 (2.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 83 (33.20%) PowerShell
2 33 (13.20%) SQL
3 8 (3.20%) VB
4 6 (2.40%) VBScript
5 1 (0.40%) C
Qualifications
1 77 (30.80%) Security Cleared
2 45 (18.00%) SC Cleared
3 40 (16.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 28 (11.20%) MCSE
5 24 (9.60%) Degree
6 15 (6.00%) DV Cleared
7 7 (2.80%) MOS
8 6 (2.40%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (2.40%) DBS Check
8 6 (2.40%) MCSA
9 5 (2.00%) MCITP
10 3 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (1.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 3 (1.20%) MCTS
10 3 (1.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (0.80%) CISSP
11 2 (0.80%) CLAS
11 2 (0.80%) ISEB
11 2 (0.80%) VCP5
12 1 (0.40%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (6.40%) SLA
2 3 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.40%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 180 (72.00%) Active Directory
2 51 (20.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (7.60%) Hyper-V
4 18 (7.20%) XenApp
5 17 (6.80%) VMware ESX
5 17 (6.80%) XenDesktop
6 10 (4.00%) vSphere
7 7 (2.80%) Terminal Services
7 7 (2.80%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (2.80%) XenServer
8 6 (2.40%) VMware Server
9 3 (1.20%) NFS
9 3 (1.20%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (0.80%) Brightmail
11 1 (0.40%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.40%) MetaFrame
11 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.40%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.40%) vCloud
11 1 (0.40%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 18 (7.20%) NetBackup
1 18 (7.20%) SCCM
2 17 (6.80%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 12 (4.80%) Norton AntiVirus
4 11 (4.40%) Backup Exec
5 10 (4.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 8 (3.20%) Netcool
6 8 (3.20%) Unicenter
6 8 (3.20%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 7 (2.80%) SCOM
8 6 (2.40%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 4 (1.60%) WSUS
10 3 (1.20%) Failover Clustering
11 2 (0.80%) Microsoft Clustering
11 2 (0.80%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 1 (0.40%) McAfee ePO
12 1 (0.40%) ServiceCenter
12 1 (0.40%) SmoothWall
12 1 (0.40%) SolarWinds Orion
12 1 (0.40%) vMotion
Vendors
1 152 (60.80%) Microsoft
2 69 (27.60%) VMware
3 60 (24.00%) HP
4 47 (18.80%) Citrix
5 35 (14.00%) Cisco
6 28 (11.20%) Symantec
7 23 (9.20%) Dell
8 19 (7.60%) IronPort
9 16 (6.40%) Altiris
10 15 (6.00%) Meridio
11 11 (4.40%) EMC
11 11 (4.40%) Veeam
12 9 (3.60%) LANDesk
12 9 (3.60%) Oracle
13 8 (3.20%) SolarWinds
13 8 (3.20%) Veritas
14 7 (2.80%) Apple
14 7 (2.80%) Avaya
14 7 (2.80%) CommVault
14 7 (2.80%) Lotus
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