The table below looks at the statistics for Exchange Server 2003 skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Exchange Server 2003 over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Exchange Server 2003
Rank 128 114 97
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -17
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 20 3 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.62% 0.12% 1.02%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.47% 0.70% 5.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 2 9
Median daily rate £275 £325 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £265 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £385 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £243 £288
% change year-on-year
+23.71% -15.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £12.50 - £22.69
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.75 £24.25 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-47.42% +73.21%
Exchange Server 2003
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Application Platforms Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
577 429 466
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 17.86% 17.26% 18.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 380 235 241
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £460 £474
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 22 31
Median hourly rate £12.50 £16.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.24% -23.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.57 £12.50 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £33.55 £29.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £17.75
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +26.76%

Exchange Server 2003
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region 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 West Midlands

Exchange Server 2003
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Exchange Server 2003 Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Exchange Server 2003
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 August 2016.

Exchange Server 2003 Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Exchange Server 2003
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Exchange Server 2003 Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Exchange Server 2003
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 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
Herefordshire - 7 £325 -
Worcestershire - 5 £240 -
Birmingham -14 1 £275 -31.25%
Coventry - 1 - -
Shropshire - 1 £175 -
Exchange Server 2003
England

Exchange Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Exchange Server 2003.

1 27 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 24 (88.89%) Windows
3 21 (77.78%) Windows Server 2003
4 20 (74.07%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (62.96%) Microsoft
5 17 (62.96%) Active Directory
6 16 (59.26%) Windows Server
7 15 (55.56%) Cisco
7 15 (55.56%) Blackberry
8 14 (51.85%) ITIL
9 13 (48.15%) Security Cleared
10 12 (44.44%) Dell
11 10 (37.04%) Windows XP
11 10 (37.04%) SC Cleared
12 8 (29.63%) Service Management
12 8 (29.63%) VMware
12 8 (29.63%) HP
12 8 (29.63%) MS Office
12 8 (29.63%) LANDesk
12 8 (29.63%) Exchange Server 2007
12 8 (29.63%) Cisco IOS
12 8 (29.63%) IP Telephony
12 8 (29.63%) Android
13 7 (25.93%) Toshiba
13 7 (25.93%) VMware Infrastructure
13 7 (25.93%) SharePoint 2010
13 7 (25.93%) Skype for Business
13 7 (25.93%) SharePoint
13 7 (25.93%) WAN
13 7 (25.93%) Avaya

Exchange Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 27 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 8 (29.63%) Exchange Server 2007
3 7 (25.93%) SharePoint
3 7 (25.93%) SharePoint 2010
3 7 (25.93%) Skype for Business
4 3 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (7.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (7.41%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 8 (29.63%) MS Office
2 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.11%) Office 365
2 2 (7.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (29.63%) Cisco IOS
1 8 (29.63%) IP Telephony
2 7 (25.93%) WAN
3 5 (18.52%) DHCP
3 5 (18.52%) DNS
3 5 (18.52%) NAS
3 5 (18.52%) SAN
3 5 (18.52%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) NonStop SQL
General
1 2 (7.41%) Back Office
1 2 (7.41%) Military
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 6 (22.22%) 2nd Line Support
2 6 (22.22%) 3rd Line Support
3 5 (18.52%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 5 (18.52%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 5 (18.52%) Analyst
3 5 (18.52%) Citrix Engineer
3 5 (18.52%) Citrix Support
3 5 (18.52%) Citrix Support Engineer
3 5 (18.52%) VMware Engineer
3 5 (18.52%) VMware Support Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Help Desk Support
5 3 (11.11%) Support Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) Systems Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) Technical Support
6 2 (7.41%) 1st Line Support
6 2 (7.41%) Migration Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Technical Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 15 (55.56%) Blackberry
2 5 (18.52%) PDA
2 5 (18.52%) Virtual Team
3 2 (7.41%) CESG
3 2 (7.41%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 24 (88.89%) Windows
2 21 (77.78%) Windows Server 2003
3 20 (74.07%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (59.26%) Windows Server
5 10 (37.04%) Windows XP
6 8 (29.63%) Android
7 3 (11.11%) Windows 7
8 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (51.85%) ITIL
2 8 (29.63%) Service Management
3 5 (18.52%) Patch Management
4 3 (11.11%) Migration
5 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (7.41%) PRINCE2
5 2 (7.41%) Project Management
5 2 (7.41%) Scrum
5 2 (7.41%) SDLC
5 2 (7.41%) TOGAF
6 1 (3.70%) Facilities Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (48.15%) Security Cleared
2 10 (37.04%) SC Cleared
3 7 (25.93%) MOS
4 5 (18.52%) DV Cleared
4 5 (18.52%) MCSA
4 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (11.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (7.41%) CISSP
6 2 (7.41%) CLAS
6 2 (7.41%) ISEB
7 1 (3.70%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 17 (62.96%) Active Directory
2 7 (25.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (22.22%) XenApp
3 6 (22.22%) XenDesktop
4 5 (18.52%) VMware Server
4 5 (18.52%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (22.22%) NetBackup
2 5 (18.52%) SCCM
3 2 (7.41%) WSUS
4 1 (3.70%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 17 (62.96%) Microsoft
2 15 (55.56%) Cisco
3 12 (44.44%) Dell
4 8 (29.63%) HP
4 8 (29.63%) LANDesk
4 8 (29.63%) VMware
5 7 (25.93%) Avaya
5 7 (25.93%) Toshiba
6 6 (22.22%) Citrix
6 6 (22.22%) Symantec
7 2 (7.41%) Intel Security
7 2 (7.41%) Kaseya
7 2 (7.41%) Lotus
7 2 (7.41%) Sage