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 1 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server 2003
Rank 447 339 241
Rank change year-on-year
-108 -98
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 156 272 379
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.28% 0.50% 0.78%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.52% 2.87% 4.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 123 195
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£325 £290 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.06% +1.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £191 £160 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £303 £288
% change year-on-year
+7.43% +5.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 33 44
Average hourly rate £20.50 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.88% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.21 £12.27 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £27.50 £31.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.18 £15.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-2.09% -22.50%

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
10231 9473 8557
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.33% 17.39% 17.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 6242 5848 4829
Average daily rate £388 £375 £352
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +6.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 372 315 429
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.20 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.89% -9.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -10.25%

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 1 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
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 1 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 -96 142 £325 +8.33% 53
London -30 49 £338 +40.62% 18
South East -44 36 £400 +32.78% 3
Hampshire +6 18 £390 +29.46%
East of England -15 18 £235 -1.05% 4
City of London -16 11 £378 +57.29% 8
Yorkshire -13 10 £288 -8.00% 2
Scotland +2 9 £300 +7.33% 1
South West +2 8 £300 -21.05% 6
West Midlands -19 8 £300 -9.09% 11
West Sussex - 8 £420 - 1
Worthing - 8 £420 -
Hook +2 7 £420 +37.14%
East Midlands -7 7 £328 +4.80% 3
Peterborough -6 6 £225 -3.22% 1
Cambridgeshire -14 6 £225 -3.74% 2
North West -37 6 £325 +29.74% 6
Wolverhampton +9 5 £200 -23.07%
Bedfordshire +3 5 £238 -22.44%
North Yorkshire +2 5 £288 +21.05%
Lincolnshire +4 4 £209 -33.20% 1
Hertfordshire 0 4 £375 +58.73% 2
Berkshire -18 4 £263 -22.22%
West Yorkshire -19 4 £200 -36.00% 1
Leeds -20 4 £200 -36.00% 1
Liverpool - 4 £500 - 1
Luton - 4 £238 -
Basingstoke - 4 - -
Glasgow - 4 - -
Merseyside - 4 £500 - 1

Exchange Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 322 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 286 (88.82%) Windows
3 226 (70.19%) Active Directory
4 188 (58.39%) Windows Server 2008
5 187 (58.07%) Exchange Server 2010
6 178 (55.28%) Windows Server 2003
7 168 (52.17%) Microsoft
8 155 (48.14%) VMware
9 123 (38.20%) Exchange Server 2007
10 91 (28.26%) VMware Infrastructure
11 88 (27.33%) Citrix
12 87 (27.02%) Windows 7
13 81 (25.16%) Windows Server 2012
13 81 (25.16%) Migration
14 72 (22.36%) DNS
15 66 (20.50%) Windows XP
16 64 (19.88%) Security Cleared
17 63 (19.57%) DHCP
18 60 (18.63%) Microsoft Certification
19 56 (17.39%) ITIL
20 55 (17.08%) Hyper-V
21 54 (16.77%) SC Cleared
21 54 (16.77%) HP
22 50 (15.53%) Lync
23 47 (14.60%) XenApp
23 47 (14.60%) MCSE
24 44 (13.66%) MS Excel
24 44 (13.66%) SharePoint
24 44 (13.66%) SQL Server
24 44 (13.66%) Cisco

Exchange Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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
1 322 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 187 (58.07%) Exchange Server 2010
3 123 (38.20%) Exchange Server 2007
4 50 (15.53%) Lync
5 44 (13.66%) SharePoint
6 34 (10.56%) Exchange Server 2013
7 25 (7.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 18 (5.59%) IIS
9 11 (3.42%) Exchange Server 2000
10 6 (1.86%) Office Communications Server
10 6 (1.86%) Lotus Domino
11 4 (1.24%) SharePoint 2010
12 3 (0.93%) SAS
13 2 (0.62%) Live Communications Server
14 1 (0.31%) Apache
14 1 (0.31%) Tomcat
14 1 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
14 1 (0.31%) SharePoint Server
14 1 (0.31%) Exchange Server 5.5
Applications
1 44 (13.66%) MS Excel
2 43 (13.35%) MS Office
3 4 (1.24%) MS Project
4 1 (0.31%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 35 (10.87%) Office 365
2 12 (3.73%) Mimecast
3 8 (2.48%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.62%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.62%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.62%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.31%) Symantec.cloud
5 1 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.31%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 72 (22.36%) DNS
2 63 (19.57%) DHCP
3 44 (13.66%) SAN
4 32 (9.94%) TCP/IP
4 32 (9.94%) Firewall
5 22 (6.83%) LAN
6 20 (6.21%) WAN
7 15 (4.66%) VLAN
8 14 (4.35%) Wireless
9 13 (4.04%) NAS
10 9 (2.80%) VPN
11 8 (2.48%) Internet
12 7 (2.17%) SMTP
13 6 (1.86%) Cisco ASA
14 4 (1.24%) X.400
14 4 (1.24%) Intranet
14 4 (1.24%) VoIP
15 3 (0.93%) Ethernet
15 3 (0.93%) FTP
15 3 (0.93%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (13.66%) SQL Server
2 18 (5.59%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (1.86%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (1.24%) EDMS
6 2 (0.62%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 2 (0.62%) MSI
2 1 (0.31%) ClearCase
2 1 (0.31%) ClearQuest
General
1 26 (8.07%) Finance
2 11 (3.42%) Banking
3 6 (1.86%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.24%) Legal
4 4 (1.24%) Retail
5 3 (0.93%) Back Office
5 3 (0.93%) Military
5 3 (0.93%) Law
6 2 (0.62%) Advertising
6 2 (0.62%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.62%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.31%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.31%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 51 (15.84%) Support Engineer
2 36 (11.18%) Analyst
2 36 (11.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 31 (9.63%) 3rd Line Support
4 26 (8.07%) Consultant
5 25 (7.76%) Server Engineer
6 22 (6.83%) Exchange Engineer
7 21 (6.52%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 20 (6.21%) Desktop Support
9 18 (5.59%) 2nd Line Support
10 17 (5.28%) Messaging Engineer
11 14 (4.35%) IT Support
11 14 (4.35%) Support Analyst
12 10 (3.11%) Administrator
13 9 (2.80%) Infrastructure Analyst
13 9 (2.80%) Wintel Support
13 9 (2.80%) Architect
14 8 (2.48%) Wintel Engineer
14 8 (2.48%) Systems Administrator
14 8 (2.48%) Exchange Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (2.80%) .NET
2 5 (1.55%) Web Services
3 4 (1.24%) HTML
4 3 (0.93%) J2EE
5 2 (0.62%) CSS
6 1 (0.31%) XML
6 1 (0.31%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 35 (10.87%) Blackberry
2 29 (9.01%) Clustering
3 15 (4.66%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (3.11%) Replication
5 8 (2.48%) Fat Client
5 8 (2.48%) Thin Client
6 7 (2.17%) Management Information System
7 6 (1.86%) Client/Server
8 5 (1.55%) NHS
8 5 (1.55%) Private Cloud
8 5 (1.55%) PDA
9 4 (1.24%) Enterprise Storage
10 3 (0.93%) PKI
11 2 (0.62%) Freedom of Information
12 1 (0.31%) PMI
12 1 (0.31%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (0.31%) Hybrid Cloud
12 1 (0.31%) Video Conferencing
12 1 (0.31%) Informatics
12 1 (0.31%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 286 (88.82%) Windows
2 188 (58.39%) Windows Server 2008
3 178 (55.28%) Windows Server 2003
4 87 (27.02%) Windows 7
5 81 (25.16%) Windows Server 2012
6 66 (20.50%) Windows XP
7 15 (4.66%) Windows 8
8 10 (3.11%) Windows Vista
8 10 (3.11%) Linux
9 9 (2.80%) Windows 2000 Server
10 7 (2.17%) UNIX
11 6 (1.86%) Windows 2000
12 4 (1.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (1.24%) Apple iOS
12 4 (1.24%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.62%) Android
14 1 (0.31%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.31%) AIX
14 1 (0.31%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (25.16%) Migration
2 56 (17.39%) ITIL
3 20 (6.21%) Disaster Recovery
4 17 (5.28%) Service Delivery
5 14 (4.35%) Change Control
6 13 (4.04%) Project Management
7 12 (3.73%) Change Management
7 12 (3.73%) Service Management
8 11 (3.42%) Capacity Planning
9 10 (3.11%) Problem Management
10 8 (2.48%) Unit Testing
10 8 (2.48%) Incident Management
11 7 (2.17%) Performance Monitoring
11 7 (2.17%) Mentoring
11 7 (2.17%) ITIL V3
11 7 (2.17%) Network Load Balancing
12 5 (1.55%) Content Management
12 5 (1.55%) Validation
12 5 (1.55%) High Availability
12 5 (1.55%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (11.18%) PowerShell
2 28 (8.70%) SQL
3 13 (4.04%) VBScript
3 13 (4.04%) VB
4 3 (0.93%) Java
4 3 (0.93%) C
4 3 (0.93%) Shell Script
5 2 (0.62%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 64 (19.88%) Security Cleared
2 60 (18.63%) Microsoft Certification
3 54 (16.77%) SC Cleared
4 47 (14.60%) MCSE
5 25 (7.76%) MCP
6 13 (4.04%) MCITP
6 13 (4.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 12 (3.73%) DV Cleared
8 11 (3.42%) CCNA
8 11 (3.42%) Cisco Certification
9 10 (3.11%) CCA
9 10 (3.11%) Citrix Certification
10 6 (1.86%) Degree
10 6 (1.86%) MCTS
11 5 (1.55%) MCSA
11 5 (1.55%) CCEA
12 4 (1.24%) CCNP
13 2 (0.62%) VCP5
13 2 (0.62%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (0.62%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (6.21%) SLA
2 1 (0.31%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 226 (70.19%) Active Directory
2 91 (28.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 55 (17.08%) Hyper-V
4 47 (14.60%) XenApp
5 27 (8.39%) VMware ESX
5 27 (8.39%) vSphere
6 23 (7.14%) Terminal Services
7 21 (6.52%) XenDesktop
8 8 (2.48%) VMware Server
8 8 (2.48%) Microsoft App-V
9 7 (2.17%) XenServer
10 6 (1.86%) Xen
10 6 (1.86%) VMware ESXi
11 5 (1.55%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 4 (1.24%) vCloud
12 4 (1.24%) Firmware
13 3 (0.93%) Forefront TMG
14 2 (0.62%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 2 (0.62%) UAG
14 2 (0.62%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 40 (12.42%) SCCM
2 20 (6.21%) Backup Exec
3 11 (3.42%) ARCserve
3 11 (3.42%) McAfee ePO
4 10 (3.11%) SCOM
4 10 (3.11%) Norton AntiVirus
5 8 (2.48%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 7 (2.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 6 (1.86%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 5 (1.55%) WSUS
9 4 (1.24%) HP SIM
9 4 (1.24%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 4 (1.24%) NetBackup
10 3 (0.93%) SCSM
10 3 (0.93%) SCVMM
11 2 (0.62%) SCDPM
11 2 (0.62%) vMotion
11 2 (0.62%) Nagios
11 2 (0.62%) WMI
11 2 (0.62%) OVSD
Vendors
1 168 (52.17%) Microsoft
2 155 (48.14%) VMware
3 88 (27.33%) Citrix
4 54 (16.77%) HP
5 44 (13.66%) Cisco
6 21 (6.52%) Symantec
6 21 (6.52%) McAfee
7 18 (5.59%) Dell
8 14 (4.35%) NetApp
9 13 (4.04%) Sophos
10 11 (3.42%) Altiris
11 8 (2.48%) Oracle
12 6 (1.86%) ProCurve
12 6 (1.86%) Lumension
12 6 (1.86%) Proofpoint
12 6 (1.86%) MobileIron
12 6 (1.86%) EMC
13 5 (1.55%) CA
13 5 (1.55%) Clearswift
13 5 (1.55%) Veeam
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