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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Exchange Server 2003 over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server 2003
Rank 106 92 107
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +15
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 14 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.55% 0.43% 0.35%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.00% 2.48% 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 3
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£281 £345 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.47% +11.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £314 £154
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £384 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £280 £295
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -5.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 4
Average hourly rate £22.60 £23.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.85% +17.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.52 £23.50 £16.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.67 £23.50 £21.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -17.14%
Exchange Server 2003
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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
466 363 409
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 18.20% 17.20% 17.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 212 207
Average daily rate £370 £308 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.32% -12.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £209 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £340 £331
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 27 26
Average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.85% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £12.00 £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.75 £24.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

Exchange Server 2003
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 September 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 September 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
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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
Worcestershire - 6 £240 -
Birmingham -3 4 £400 +15.94% 2
Coventry - 1 - -
Solihull - - - -
Walsall - - - -
Shropshire - - - -
Staffordshire - - - -
Warwickshire - - - -
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England

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

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 33 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 28 (84.85%) Windows
3 25 (75.76%) Active Directory
3 25 (75.76%) VMware
4 22 (66.67%) Microsoft
5 21 (63.64%) Windows Server 2008
6 20 (60.61%) Windows Server 2003
6 20 (60.61%) DNS
7 19 (57.58%) Blackberry
8 17 (51.52%) DHCP
8 17 (51.52%) SAN
8 17 (51.52%) Citrix
8 17 (51.52%) VMware Infrastructure
8 17 (51.52%) XenApp
9 16 (48.48%) MS Office
10 15 (45.45%) Dell
10 15 (45.45%) XenServer
10 15 (45.45%) XenDesktop
10 15 (45.45%) SCCM
10 15 (45.45%) PDA
10 15 (45.45%) VLAN
10 15 (45.45%) NAS
11 13 (39.39%) SC Cleared
11 13 (39.39%) Security Cleared
12 9 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
12 9 (27.27%) Windows XP
13 8 (24.24%) VMware Server
14 5 (15.15%) Windows 7
14 5 (15.15%) Migration
15 4 (12.12%) HP

Exchange Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 33 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 9 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (6.06%) ColdFusion
4 2 (6.06%) IIS
4 2 (6.06%) SharePoint
5 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 5.5
5 1 (3.03%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (3.03%) Lync
Applications
1 16 (48.48%) MS Office
2 2 (6.06%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) Office 365
2 1 (3.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (60.61%) DNS
2 17 (51.52%) SAN
2 17 (51.52%) DHCP
3 15 (45.45%) VLAN
3 15 (45.45%) NAS
4 2 (6.06%) TCP/IP
4 2 (6.06%) Extranet
4 2 (6.06%) Wireless
5 1 (3.03%) LAN
5 1 (3.03%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) DataStage
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (6.06%) Finance
1 2 (6.06%) Law
Job Titles
1 12 (36.36%) Support Engineer
2 10 (30.30%) 3rd Line Support
2 10 (30.30%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 8 (24.24%) VMware Engineer
4 6 (18.18%) Citrix Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) Consultant
6 3 (9.09%) Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Support Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Systems Support Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Server Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (6.06%) Security Consultant
7 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Systems Support
7 2 (6.06%) Systems Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 19 (57.58%) Blackberry
2 15 (45.45%) PDA
3 2 (6.06%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 28 (84.85%) Windows
2 21 (63.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (60.61%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (27.27%) Windows XP
5 5 (15.15%) Windows 7
6 1 (3.03%) Windows 8
6 1 (3.03%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (15.15%) Migration
2 3 (9.09%) Service Management
3 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2
3 2 (6.06%) Project Management
3 2 (6.06%) Time Management
3 2 (6.06%) Information Assurance
3 2 (6.06%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (6.06%) Incident Management
3 2 (6.06%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (6.06%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (3.03%) Email Migration
4 1 (3.03%) Problem Management
4 1 (3.03%) Analytics
4 1 (3.03%) Software Distribution
4 1 (3.03%) ITIL
4 1 (3.03%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (3.03%) Configuration Management
4 1 (3.03%) Change Management
4 1 (3.03%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (3.03%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.09%) PowerShell
2 2 (6.06%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (39.39%) SC Cleared
1 13 (39.39%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (6.06%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (75.76%) Active Directory
2 17 (51.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (51.52%) XenApp
3 15 (45.45%) XenServer
3 15 (45.45%) XenDesktop
4 8 (24.24%) VMware Server
5 2 (6.06%) Hyper-V
5 2 (6.06%) ISA Server
6 1 (3.03%) VMware ESX
6 1 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 15 (45.45%) SCCM
2 3 (9.09%) MAILsweeper
3 2 (6.06%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 25 (75.76%) VMware
2 22 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 17 (51.52%) Citrix
4 15 (45.45%) Dell
5 4 (12.12%) HP
6 2 (6.06%) EMC
6 2 (6.06%) Juniper
6 2 (6.06%) Apple
6 2 (6.06%) Symantec
6 2 (6.06%) Meru Networks
7 1 (3.03%) Oracle
7 1 (3.03%) McAfee
7 1 (3.03%) NetApp
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