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 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Exchange Server 2003
Rank 564 565 394
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -171
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 74 84 255
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.15% 0.45%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.81% 0.91% 2.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 48 137
Median daily rate £325 £200 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+62.50% -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £110 £132
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £408 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £174 £294
% change year-on-year
+112.94% -40.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 26
Median hourly rate £168.75 £11.50 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1367.39% -35.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £163.75 £9.00 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £173.75 £25.40 £112.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £16.38 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -6.42%

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
9096 9225 9918
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.87% 16.86% 17.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 5840 5848 6299
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 186 259 359
Median hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £19.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% +0.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.46 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.50 £41.45 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.38 £17.50 £19.38
% change year-on-year
+22.15% -9.70%

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 6 December 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 6 December 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 -11 65 £300 +50.00% 17
South East +17 22 £373 +86.25% 4
London -12 13 £250 +5.26% 6
Tyne and Wear -24 13 £160 -
North East -27 13 £160 -54.28%
Newcastle upon Tyne - 13 £160 -
Berkshire +8 10 £425 +146.37% 2
Erskine - 9 £440 -
Renfrewshire - 9 £440 -
Scotland - 9 £440 -
East of England +10 6 £133 -55.83% 1
Reading +7 6 - - 1
Hampshire - 6 £375 -
North West +5 5 £125 +19.04% 1
Buckinghamshire +19 3 £303 - 1
Milton Keynes +18 3 £303 - 1
Manchester +9 3 £105 - 1
City of London +4 2 £160 +10.34%
Bracknell +1 2 £475 +175.36%
East Midlands -9 2 £388 +239.91%
West Midlands -26 2 £425 +203.57% 1
Runcorn - 2 £399 -
Hook - 2 £378 -
Cheshire - 2 £399 -
Norfolk - 2 - -
Crawley +18 1 £240 -41.10%
Leeds +11 1 - - 1
West Yorkshire +11 1 - - 1
West Sussex +9 1 £240 -41.10%
Bedfordshire +3 1 £110 -69.65%

Exchange Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 December 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.

1 157 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 122 (77.71%) Windows
3 113 (71.97%) Active Directory
4 99 (63.06%) Microsoft
5 92 (58.60%) Windows Server
6 88 (56.05%) Exchange Server 2010
7 78 (49.68%) Windows Server 2003
8 74 (47.13%) Migration
8 74 (47.13%) Office 365
9 65 (41.40%) Windows Server 2008
10 62 (39.49%) Exchange Server 2013
11 58 (36.94%) Exchange Server 2007
12 53 (33.76%) PowerShell
13 48 (30.57%) Windows Server 2012
14 46 (29.30%) Security Cleared
15 40 (25.48%) HP
16 36 (22.93%) VMware
17 34 (21.66%) MS Excel
17 34 (21.66%) SharePoint
18 33 (21.02%) MS Office
19 32 (20.38%) Windows XP
19 32 (20.38%) Citrix
19 32 (20.38%) Blackberry
19 32 (20.38%) Skype for Business
20 31 (19.75%) Cisco
21 29 (18.47%) VMware Infrastructure
22 28 (17.83%) SC Cleared
22 28 (17.83%) Skype
23 27 (17.20%) Microsoft Certification
23 27 (17.20%) 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
1 157 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 88 (56.05%) Exchange Server 2010
3 62 (39.49%) Exchange Server 2013
4 58 (36.94%) Exchange Server 2007
5 34 (21.66%) SharePoint
6 32 (20.38%) Skype for Business
7 20 (12.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 11 (7.01%) Office Communications Server
9 9 (5.73%) OpenStack
10 7 (4.46%) SharePoint 2010
10 7 (4.46%) SharePoint Server
11 5 (3.18%) Exchange Server 2000
12 4 (2.55%) Exchange Server 5.5
12 4 (2.55%) SharePoint 2013
13 3 (1.91%) IBM Notes
14 2 (1.27%) IIS
Applications
1 34 (21.66%) MS Excel
2 33 (21.02%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 74 (47.13%) Office 365
2 9 (5.73%) Azure Active Directory
2 9 (5.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (5.10%) OneDrive
3 8 (5.10%) Yammer
4 2 (1.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (17.83%) Skype
2 27 (17.20%) SAN
3 25 (15.92%) DHCP
4 24 (15.29%) DNS
5 17 (10.83%) Firewall
5 17 (10.83%) WAN
6 16 (10.19%) TCP/IP
7 13 (8.28%) VPN
8 12 (7.64%) Cisco IOS
8 12 (7.64%) IP Telephony
9 11 (7.01%) LAN
10 10 (6.37%) iSCSI
10 10 (6.37%) VLAN
11 7 (4.46%) Wireless
12 6 (3.82%) NAS
13 5 (3.18%) Cisco ASA
13 5 (3.18%) IPsec
13 5 (3.18%) MPLS
13 5 (3.18%) OSPF
14 4 (2.55%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (8.28%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.82%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (3.18%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (1.91%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (1.27%) MS Access
5 2 (1.27%) NonStop SQL
6 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 12 (7.64%) Finance
2 4 (2.55%) Banking
3 3 (1.91%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.27%) Back Office
4 2 (1.27%) Local Government
4 2 (1.27%) Military
5 1 (0.64%) Billing
5 1 (0.64%) German Language
5 1 (0.64%) Japanese Language
5 1 (0.64%) Law
5 1 (0.64%) Legal
5 1 (0.64%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 28 (17.83%) Analyst
1 28 (17.83%) Support Engineer
2 26 (16.56%) Consultant
3 17 (10.83%) Exchange Consultant
4 16 (10.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 16 (10.19%) Office 365 Engineer
5 15 (9.55%) Office 365 Consultant
6 14 (8.92%) 2nd Line Support
6 14 (8.92%) Migration Consultant
7 13 (8.28%) Messaging Specialist
8 12 (7.64%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 12 (7.64%) 3rd Line Support
8 12 (7.64%) Support Analyst
9 11 (7.01%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 11 (7.01%) Messaging Engineer
9 11 (7.01%) Microsoft Consultant
10 10 (6.37%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 10 (6.37%) Exchange Migration Consultant
10 10 (6.37%) Service Analyst
11 9 (5.73%) Lync Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 32 (20.38%) Blackberry
2 15 (9.55%) Computer Science
3 7 (4.46%) Clustering
4 6 (3.82%) Data Centre
5 5 (3.18%) PDA
5 5 (3.18%) Virtual Team
6 3 (1.91%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.91%) Driving Licence
6 3 (1.91%) Fat Client
6 3 (1.91%) Thin Client
7 2 (1.27%) CESG
7 2 (1.27%) CESG CLAS
7 2 (1.27%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.64%) CMDB
8 1 (0.64%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.64%) HP Storage
8 1 (0.64%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.64%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.64%) NHS
8 1 (0.64%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 122 (77.71%) Windows
2 92 (58.60%) Windows Server
3 78 (49.68%) Windows Server 2003
4 65 (41.40%) Windows Server 2008
5 48 (30.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 32 (20.38%) Windows XP
7 22 (14.01%) Windows 7
8 11 (7.01%) Windows 8
9 9 (5.73%) Android
10 8 (5.10%) Linux
11 7 (4.46%) Windows 2000 Server
12 6 (3.82%) Unix
12 6 (3.82%) Windows 10
12 6 (3.82%) Windows Vista
13 4 (2.55%) HPUX
13 4 (2.55%) Solaris
14 3 (1.91%) Apple iOS
15 2 (1.27%) Windows 2000
16 1 (0.64%) Mac OS
16 1 (0.64%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (47.13%) Migration
2 20 (12.74%) ITIL
3 14 (8.92%) Load Balancing
3 14 (8.92%) Time Management
4 8 (5.10%) Service Management
4 8 (5.10%) Virtual Infrastructure
5 7 (4.46%) Business Transformation
5 7 (4.46%) Release Management
6 5 (3.18%) Patch Management
6 5 (3.18%) Project Management
7 4 (2.55%) Service Delivery
8 3 (1.91%) Capacity Management
8 3 (1.91%) Customer Engagement
8 3 (1.91%) PRINCE2
8 3 (1.91%) Problem Management
8 3 (1.91%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (1.27%) Change Control
9 2 (1.27%) Data Migration
9 2 (1.27%) Kalman Filter
9 2 (1.27%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 53 (33.76%) PowerShell
2 6 (3.82%) SQL
3 4 (2.55%) Perl
3 4 (2.55%) Shell Script
3 4 (2.55%) VBScript
4 1 (0.64%) C
Qualifications
1 46 (29.30%) Security Cleared
2 28 (17.83%) SC Cleared
3 27 (17.20%) Microsoft Certification
4 20 (12.74%) Degree
5 18 (11.46%) MCSE
6 12 (7.64%) DV Cleared
7 8 (5.10%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (4.46%) MOS
9 6 (3.82%) MCSA
10 3 (1.91%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (1.27%) BPSS Clearance
11 2 (1.27%) CISSP
11 2 (1.27%) CLAS
11 2 (1.27%) ISEB
11 2 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.64%) CCNA
12 1 (0.64%) MCITP
12 1 (0.64%) MCP
12 1 (0.64%) MCTS
12 1 (0.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.01%) SLA
2 2 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 113 (71.97%) Active Directory
2 29 (18.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (11.46%) XenApp
4 17 (10.83%) XenDesktop
5 12 (7.64%) VMware ESX
6 11 (7.01%) Hyper-V
7 9 (5.73%) vSphere
8 8 (5.10%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (3.82%) VMware Server
9 6 (3.82%) XenServer
10 4 (2.55%) Samba
11 3 (1.91%) Firmware
11 3 (1.91%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 3 (1.91%) Terminal Services
11 3 (1.91%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (0.64%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 1 (0.64%) MetaFrame
12 1 (0.64%) Sendmail
12 1 (0.64%) Terminal Server
12 1 (0.64%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 16 (10.19%) Backup Exec
2 9 (5.73%) NetBackup
3 7 (4.46%) SCCM
4 6 (3.82%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (2.55%) SCOM
5 4 (2.55%) WSUS
6 2 (1.27%) MAILsweeper
6 2 (1.27%) Microsoft Clustering
6 2 (1.27%) Netcool
6 2 (1.27%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 2 (1.27%) Unicenter
6 2 (1.27%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 1 (0.64%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.64%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (0.64%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (0.64%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 99 (63.06%) Microsoft
2 40 (25.48%) HP
3 36 (22.93%) VMware
4 32 (20.38%) Citrix
5 31 (19.75%) Cisco
6 23 (14.65%) Symantec
7 15 (9.55%) Dell
8 11 (7.01%) IronPort
9 8 (5.10%) LANDesk
10 7 (4.46%) Avaya
10 7 (4.46%) Toshiba
11 6 (3.82%) Apple
12 5 (3.18%) Bloomberg
12 5 (3.18%) Blue Coat
12 5 (3.18%) Intel Security
12 5 (3.18%) Reuters
12 5 (3.18%) Veeam
13 4 (2.55%) Sophos
13 4 (2.55%) Sun
14 3 (1.91%) Lotus
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