The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 West Midlands 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 99 96 87
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -9
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 14 11 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.58% 0.58% 0.80%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.76% 3.48% 4.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 5
Average daily rate £340 £318 £210
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.08% +51.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £193 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £402 £372 £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £248
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +10.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £15.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -37.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-26.19% +5.00%
Application Platforms Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
372 316 387
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.53% 16.75% 17.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 140 158
Average daily rate £330 £306 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.75% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £160 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £477
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 24 18
Average hourly rate £15.93 £23.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.76% +31.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.90 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £57.50 £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -2.56%
Exchange Server 2003
England

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 16 April 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 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
Birmingham -12 2 £450 +21.62% 1
Shropshire - 1 - -
Staffordshire - 1 - -
Coventry - - - -
Sutton Coldfield - - - -
Walsall - - - -
West Bromwich - - - -
Herefordshire - - - -
Exchange Server 2003
England

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 19 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 12 (63.16%) Windows
2 12 (63.16%) Active Directory
3 10 (52.63%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (42.11%) Windows XP
5 6 (31.58%) Blackberry
5 6 (31.58%) MAILsweeper
5 6 (31.58%) HP
5 6 (31.58%) EMC
5 6 (31.58%) Migration
5 6 (31.58%) PowerShell
5 6 (31.58%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (31.58%) Office 365
6 5 (26.32%) Security Cleared
6 5 (26.32%) Service Management
6 5 (26.32%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (26.32%) Problem Management
6 5 (26.32%) Citrix
6 5 (26.32%) Cisco
6 5 (26.32%) ITIL
7 4 (21.05%) LAN
7 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
7 4 (21.05%) Configuration Management
7 4 (21.05%) VMware
7 4 (21.05%) SLA
7 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (15.79%) EMC NetWorker
8 3 (15.79%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (15.79%) Lync
8 3 (15.79%) Cisco Nexus

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 19 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (31.58%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (15.79%) Lync
4 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 6 (31.58%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) LAN
2 3 (15.79%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (15.79%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (15.79%) Firewall
2 3 (15.79%) WAN
3 2 (10.53%) VPN
3 2 (10.53%) SAN
4 1 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (5.26%) VLAN
4 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (5.26%) MySQL
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.26%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (5.26%) Data Mining
General
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (15.79%) Architect
1 3 (15.79%) Technical Architect
1 3 (15.79%) Support Engineer
1 3 (15.79%) Server Support
2 2 (10.53%) Support Analyst
2 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (10.53%) Analyst
2 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Server Support
2 2 (10.53%) IT Support
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Support Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Active Directory Consultant
3 1 (5.26%) Messaging Support Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Test Manager
3 1 (5.26%) Consultant
3 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (5.26%) Support Consultant
3 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Messaging Consultant
3 1 (5.26%) Messaging Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) Messaging Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Blackberry
2 3 (15.79%) FlexPod
3 1 (5.26%) Fat Client
3 1 (5.26%) AS400
3 1 (5.26%) PDA
3 1 (5.26%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 12 (63.16%) Windows
2 10 (52.63%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (42.11%) Windows XP
4 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (10.53%) Windows 7
6 1 (5.26%) Windows 8
6 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (5.26%) Windows Vista
6 1 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Migration
2 5 (26.32%) Service Management
2 5 (26.32%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (26.32%) Problem Management
2 5 (26.32%) ITIL
3 4 (21.05%) Configuration Management
4 3 (15.79%) Software Distribution
4 3 (15.79%) Business Continuity
5 2 (10.53%) Project Management
5 2 (10.53%) Risk Analysis
6 1 (5.26%) Time Management
6 1 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (5.26%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) PowerShell
2 2 (10.53%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) Security Cleared
2 3 (15.79%) CCIE
2 3 (15.79%) CCNP
2 3 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (10.53%) MCITP
3 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
4 1 (5.26%) MCSE
4 1 (5.26%) MCSA
4 1 (5.26%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (63.16%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.53%) XenDesktop
3 1 (5.26%) vSphere
3 1 (5.26%) XenApp
3 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (31.58%) MAILsweeper
2 3 (15.79%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (5.26%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) HP
1 6 (31.58%) EMC
2 5 (26.32%) Citrix
2 5 (26.32%) Cisco
3 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
3 4 (21.05%) VMware
4 3 (15.79%) NetApp
5 2 (10.53%) Symantec
6 1 (5.26%) 3PAR
6 1 (5.26%) WatchGuard
6 1 (5.26%) IBM
Worcester, Worcestershire
Experis IT
Rate: £350 - £380 per day
Posted: 5 days ago