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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Exchange Server 2003 over the 3 months to 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server 2003
Rank 469 340 220
Rank change year-on-year
-129 -120
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 144 269 423
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.26% 0.51% 0.91%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.43% 2.94% 5.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 129 217
Average daily rate
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£300 £273 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.09% -9.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £160 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £270 £295
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -8.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 37 44
Average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.85 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £23.00 £31.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.25 £15.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+17.74% -20.51%

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
10040 9142 8230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.20% 17.34% 17.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 6217 5675 4622
Average daily rate £375 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 352 308 441
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £38.96 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+18.73% -12.82%

Exchange Server 2003
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 27 May 2015.

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 27 May 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 within the UK over the 3 months to 27 May 2015. 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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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -121 130 £300 +10.09% 73
London -20 48 £338 +21.62% 13
South East -58 25 £320 +3.22% 18
East of England -28 18 £235 +1.07% 9
City of London -16 12 £350 +45.83% 3
South West +16 11 £274 -35.58% 9
Yorkshire -16 11 £288 +4.54% 2
Scotland 0 10 £300 -7.69% 2
West Midlands -11 9 £250 -24.24% 16
Peterborough -7 8 £225 -
Cambridgeshire -19 8 £225 -3.22%
Hampshire -8 7 £475 +57.02% 5
Leeds -8 6 £200 -36.00% 2
West Yorkshire -13 6 £200 -36.00% 2
Surrey +5 5 £343 +197.82% 4
Bedfordshire +3 5 £250 +25.00% 1
Hook -5 5 £475 +53.22%
Buckinghamshire -12 5 £313 +91.13% 1
Luton - 5 £250 -
Wolverhampton +5 4 £250 -3.84% 1
Bristol +5 4 £274 - 3
Lincolnshire +4 4 £209 -33.20% 1
North Yorkshire +4 4 £294 +23.68%
Milton Keynes -3 4 £315 +92.66%
Berkshire -14 4 £263 -34.37%
East Midlands -15 4 £209 -33.20% 4
Coventry - 4 £350 -
Glasgow - 4 - - 1
Wiltshire +6 3 £350 -17.64% 1
Spalding 0 3 £188 -40.00% 1

Exchange Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Exchange Server 2003 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Exchange Server 2003.

1 312 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 275 (88.14%) Windows
3 223 (71.47%) Active Directory
4 196 (62.82%) Exchange Server 2010
5 190 (60.90%) Windows Server 2008
6 178 (57.05%) Windows Server 2003
7 154 (49.36%) Microsoft
8 147 (47.12%) VMware
9 124 (39.74%) Exchange Server 2007
10 96 (30.77%) Citrix
11 89 (28.53%) Windows Server 2012
12 87 (27.88%) Migration
13 83 (26.60%) VMware Infrastructure
14 77 (24.68%) Windows 7
15 71 (22.76%) DNS
16 61 (19.55%) DHCP
17 56 (17.95%) Microsoft Certification
18 55 (17.63%) ITIL
18 55 (17.63%) Security Cleared
19 52 (16.67%) Cisco
20 51 (16.35%) HP
20 51 (16.35%) Hyper-V
21 50 (16.03%) XenApp
22 49 (15.71%) Lync
22 49 (15.71%) SAN
23 47 (15.06%) MCSE
24 46 (14.74%) SQL Server
24 46 (14.74%) SC Cleared
25 45 (14.42%) Windows XP
25 45 (14.42%) SharePoint

Exchange Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Exchange Server 2003 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Exchange Server 2003. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 312 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 196 (62.82%) Exchange Server 2010
3 124 (39.74%) Exchange Server 2007
4 49 (15.71%) Lync
5 45 (14.42%) SharePoint
6 34 (10.90%) Exchange Server 2013
7 23 (7.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 18 (5.77%) IIS
9 10 (3.21%) Exchange Server 2000
10 8 (2.56%) Lotus Domino
11 4 (1.28%) Office Communications Server
11 4 (1.28%) SharePoint 2010
12 3 (0.96%) SAS
13 2 (0.64%) Live Communications Server
14 1 (0.32%) Apache
14 1 (0.32%) Tomcat
14 1 (0.32%) SharePoint Server
14 1 (0.32%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 44 (14.10%) MS Excel
2 36 (11.54%) MS Office
3 3 (0.96%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 36 (11.54%) Office 365
2 10 (3.21%) Mimecast
3 9 (2.88%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.64%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.64%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.64%) Amazon S3
4 2 (0.64%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (0.64%) Yammer
5 1 (0.32%) SaaS
5 1 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 71 (22.76%) DNS
2 61 (19.55%) DHCP
3 49 (15.71%) SAN
4 34 (10.90%) Firewall
5 30 (9.62%) WAN
6 29 (9.29%) LAN
7 28 (8.97%) TCP/IP
8 15 (4.81%) Wireless
9 14 (4.49%) VLAN
9 14 (4.49%) NAS
10 9 (2.88%) SMTP
11 8 (2.56%) Internet
12 7 (2.24%) VPN
13 6 (1.92%) Cisco ASA
14 4 (1.28%) Intranet
14 4 (1.28%) X.400
15 3 (0.96%) X.500
15 3 (0.96%) Multicast
15 3 (0.96%) Cisco IOS
15 3 (0.96%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (14.74%) SQL Server
2 22 (7.05%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (5.45%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (1.28%) EDMS
6 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 2 (0.64%) MSI
2 1 (0.32%) ClearCase
2 1 (0.32%) ClearQuest
General
1 21 (6.73%) Finance
2 11 (3.53%) Banking
3 5 (1.60%) Retail
4 4 (1.28%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.28%) Law
5 3 (0.96%) Legal
5 3 (0.96%) Back Office
5 3 (0.96%) Investment Banking
5 3 (0.96%) Military
6 1 (0.32%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.32%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 47 (15.06%) Support Engineer
2 38 (12.18%) Analyst
3 36 (11.54%) 3rd Line Support
3 36 (11.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 24 (7.69%) Server Engineer
5 23 (7.37%) Consultant
6 22 (7.05%) Exchange Engineer
6 22 (7.05%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 18 (5.77%) Messaging Engineer
8 16 (5.13%) 2nd Line Support
9 15 (4.81%) Desktop Support
10 14 (4.49%) Support Analyst
10 14 (4.49%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 14 (4.49%) IT Support
11 11 (3.53%) Administrator
12 9 (2.88%) Systems Administrator
12 9 (2.88%) Architect
12 9 (2.88%) IT Support Engineer
12 9 (2.88%) Wintel Support
13 7 (2.24%) Exchange Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (2.88%) .NET
2 5 (1.60%) HTML
2 5 (1.60%) Web Services
3 3 (0.96%) CSS
3 3 (0.96%) J2EE
4 1 (0.32%) COM
4 1 (0.32%) XML
4 1 (0.32%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 31 (9.94%) Blackberry
2 29 (9.29%) Clustering
3 12 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (3.85%) Data Centre
4 8 (2.56%) Replication
5 6 (1.92%) Fat Client
5 6 (1.92%) Management Information System
5 6 (1.92%) Client/Server
5 6 (1.92%) Thin Client
6 5 (1.60%) Private Cloud
7 4 (1.28%) PDA
8 3 (0.96%) PKI
8 3 (0.96%) Informatics
8 3 (0.96%) NHS
8 3 (0.96%) Enterprise Storage
9 2 (0.64%) Freedom of Information
9 2 (0.64%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.32%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.32%) CCTV
10 1 (0.32%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 275 (88.14%) Windows
2 190 (60.90%) Windows Server 2008
3 178 (57.05%) Windows Server 2003
4 89 (28.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 77 (24.68%) Windows 7
6 45 (14.42%) Windows XP
7 12 (3.85%) Windows 8
8 9 (2.88%) Windows 2000 Server
9 8 (2.56%) Windows Vista
10 7 (2.24%) UNIX
10 7 (2.24%) Linux
11 4 (1.28%) Windows 2000
11 4 (1.28%) Apple iOS
11 4 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.64%) Android
12 2 (0.64%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.32%) Windows CE
13 1 (0.32%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.32%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (27.88%) Migration
2 55 (17.63%) ITIL
3 22 (7.05%) Disaster Recovery
4 18 (5.77%) Service Delivery
5 15 (4.81%) Capacity Planning
5 15 (4.81%) Change Control
6 11 (3.53%) Project Management
7 10 (3.21%) Service Management
8 9 (2.88%) Change Management
9 8 (2.56%) Problem Management
9 8 (2.56%) Unit Testing
10 7 (2.24%) Performance Monitoring
10 7 (2.24%) Mentoring
10 7 (2.24%) Incident Management
10 7 (2.24%) Network Load Balancing
11 6 (1.92%) Server Building
11 6 (1.92%) Performance Management
11 6 (1.92%) ITIL V3
12 5 (1.60%) High Availability
12 5 (1.60%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (9.62%) PowerShell
2 27 (8.65%) SQL
3 10 (3.21%) VBScript
4 8 (2.56%) VB
5 3 (0.96%) Shell Script
5 3 (0.96%) Java
5 3 (0.96%) JavaScript
6 2 (0.64%) C
Qualifications
1 56 (17.95%) Microsoft Certification
2 55 (17.63%) Security Cleared
3 47 (15.06%) MCSE
4 46 (14.74%) SC Cleared
5 22 (7.05%) MCP
6 13 (4.17%) CCNA
6 13 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
6 13 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 13 (4.17%) MCITP
7 10 (3.21%) DV Cleared
8 8 (2.56%) MCTS
8 8 (2.56%) CCA
8 8 (2.56%) Citrix Certification
9 7 (2.24%) Degree
10 5 (1.60%) MCSA
10 5 (1.60%) CCNP
11 3 (0.96%) CCEA
12 2 (0.64%) MCSD
12 2 (0.64%) HND
12 2 (0.64%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.77%) SLA
2 1 (0.32%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 223 (71.47%) Active Directory
2 83 (26.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 51 (16.35%) Hyper-V
4 50 (16.03%) XenApp
5 31 (9.94%) VMware ESX
6 27 (8.65%) XenDesktop
6 27 (8.65%) vSphere
7 22 (7.05%) Terminal Services
8 8 (2.56%) VMware Server
9 6 (1.92%) Microsoft App-V
9 6 (1.92%) VMware ESXi
10 5 (1.60%) Xen
11 4 (1.28%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 4 (1.28%) DFS Replication
11 4 (1.28%) XenServer
11 4 (1.28%) vCloud
12 3 (0.96%) Forefront TMG
13 2 (0.64%) UAG
13 2 (0.64%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 2 (0.64%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 40 (12.82%) SCCM
2 15 (4.81%) Backup Exec
3 13 (4.17%) ARCserve
4 10 (3.21%) Norton AntiVirus
5 9 (2.88%) SCOM
6 8 (2.56%) McAfee ePO
6 8 (2.56%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 6 (1.92%) WSUS
7 6 (1.92%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 5 (1.60%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 4 (1.28%) SCSM
9 4 (1.28%) NetBackup
10 3 (0.96%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 3 (0.96%) SolarWinds Orion
10 3 (0.96%) SCVMM
11 2 (0.64%) HP SIM
11 2 (0.64%) Windows Intune
11 2 (0.64%) Nagios
11 2 (0.64%) XenMobile
11 2 (0.64%) vMotion
Vendors
1 154 (49.36%) Microsoft
2 147 (47.12%) VMware
3 96 (30.77%) Citrix
4 52 (16.67%) Cisco
5 51 (16.35%) HP
6 20 (6.41%) Symantec
7 17 (5.45%) McAfee
7 17 (5.45%) Dell
8 14 (4.49%) NetApp
9 8 (2.56%) Altiris
10 7 (2.24%) CA
11 6 (1.92%) Oracle
11 6 (1.92%) Proofpoint
12 5 (1.60%) SolarWinds
12 5 (1.60%) ProCurve
12 5 (1.60%) EMC
12 5 (1.60%) Sophos
12 5 (1.60%) Clearswift
13 4 (1.28%) Intel
13 4 (1.28%) Veeam
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