The first table below looks at the demand for Exchange Server 2003 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Exchange Server 2003 over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Wales region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server 2003
Rank 59 43 41
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -2
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 7 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.95% 0.47% 1.73%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.47% 2.67% 7.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 6
Average daily rate £175 £170 £105
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +61.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £166 £170 £103
10% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £170 £209
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £248
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +10.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £15.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-26.19% +5.00%
Application Platforms Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
128 75 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 17.32% 17.69% 22.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 40 46
Average daily rate £375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £200 £108
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 5
Average hourly rate £25.00 £16.25 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% +8.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -2.56%
Exchange Server 2003
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Exchange Server 2003
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

Exchange Server 2003 Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Exchange Server 2003
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 across the Wales region.

Exchange Server 2003 Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Exchange Server 2003
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 across the Wales region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Exchange Server 2003 Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

Exchange Server 2003
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 across the Wales region.

Exchange Server 2003 Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

Exchange Server 2003
Contract Job Locations in Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
South Wales -8 7 £175 +2.94% 1
Exchange Server 2003
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Exchange Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region 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 7 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
1 7 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (85.71%) TCP/IP
2 6 (85.71%) Windows
3 5 (71.43%) ARCserve
4 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (57.14%) SAN
4 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
4 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (42.86%) Hyper-V
5 3 (42.86%) Intel
5 3 (42.86%) Citrix
5 3 (42.86%) Cognos
5 3 (42.86%) Cognos Impromptu
5 3 (42.86%) LAN
5 3 (42.86%) WAN
5 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
5 3 (42.86%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (42.86%) MS Office
5 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2
5 3 (42.86%) Thin Client
5 3 (42.86%) Terminal Services
5 3 (42.86%) Service Delivery
5 3 (42.86%) Clustering
5 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
5 3 (42.86%) Fat Client
5 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2007

Exchange Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region 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 7 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 7 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2000
3 2 (28.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (14.29%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Office
2 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) TCP/IP
2 4 (57.14%) SAN
3 3 (42.86%) LAN
3 3 (42.86%) WAN
4 2 (28.57%) DHCP
4 2 (28.57%) DNS
5 1 (14.29%) NAS
5 1 (14.29%) L2TP
5 1 (14.29%) VPN
5 1 (14.29%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Cognos Impromptu
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
1 3 (42.86%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (14.29%) EDRMS
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Technical Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Support Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Wintel Support
3 2 (28.57%) Wintel Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Technical Support
3 2 (28.57%) Technical Support Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Wintel Support Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (14.29%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Thin Client
1 3 (42.86%) Clustering
1 3 (42.86%) Fat Client
2 2 (28.57%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2
1 3 (42.86%) Service Delivery
2 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (14.29%) CRM
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
1 2 (28.57%) VBScript
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) DV Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 3 (42.86%) Hyper-V
2 3 (42.86%) Terminal Services
3 2 (28.57%) VMware ESX
3 2 (28.57%) XenApp
3 2 (28.57%) vSphere
4 1 (14.29%) UAG
4 1 (14.29%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 5 (71.43%) ARCserve
2 2 (28.57%) NetBackup
2 2 (28.57%) Backup Exec
2 2 (28.57%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) Intel
2 3 (42.86%) Citrix
2 3 (42.86%) Cognos
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco
3 2 (28.57%) Symantec
3 2 (28.57%) Remedy
3 2 (28.57%) McAfee
3 2 (28.57%) Sophos
4 1 (14.29%) LANDesk