The first table below looks at the demand for Exchange Server 2003 skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire 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 23 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 Yorkshire 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server 2003
Rank 91 83 82
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -1
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 15 6 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.83% 0.45% 0.63%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.44% 2.51% 3.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
Average daily rate £313 - £160
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £288 £250
% change year-on-year
+4.34% +15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 6
Average hourly rate £14.50 £9.45 £11.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.43% -17.10%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £20.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year
-22.50% +6.66%
Application Platforms Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
338 239 285
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 18.67% 18.07% 16.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 126 161
Average daily rate £350 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £333
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 6 9
Average hourly rate £12.00 £20.00 £11.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +75.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £9.45 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £23.50 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -
Exchange Server 2003
Yorkshire

Exchange Server 2003
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Exchange Server 2003 Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Exchange Server 2003
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Exchange Server 2003 Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Exchange Server 2003
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Exchange Server 2003 Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Exchange Server 2003
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 23 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
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Job
Vacancies
Leeds -16 11 £313 -
Wakefield - - - -
Wetherby - - - -
Bradford - - - -
Brighouse - - - -
Halifax - - - -
Exchange Server 2003
Yorkshire

Exchange Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 27 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 24 (88.89%) Windows
3 22 (81.48%) Microsoft
4 17 (62.96%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (55.56%) Active Directory
6 14 (51.85%) SQL
7 10 (37.04%) MS Excel
7 10 (37.04%) VMware
7 10 (37.04%) Exchange Server 2007
8 9 (33.33%) Windows 7
8 9 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (29.63%) Windows XP
9 8 (29.63%) MS Office
9 8 (29.63%) ITIL
10 7 (25.93%) vSphere
11 6 (22.22%) UNIX
11 6 (22.22%) Linux
11 6 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
12 4 (14.81%) Root Cause Analysis
12 4 (14.81%) BizTalk Server
12 4 (14.81%) Middleware
12 4 (14.81%) HP
12 4 (14.81%) EMC
12 4 (14.81%) SLA
12 4 (14.81%) Cisco
12 4 (14.81%) Legal
12 4 (14.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
13 3 (11.11%) Asset Management
13 3 (11.11%) NAS

Exchange Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 27 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 10 (37.04%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (14.81%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (11.11%) IIS
6 2 (7.41%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (37.04%) MS Excel
2 8 (29.63%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) NAS
1 3 (11.11%) Firewall
1 3 (11.11%) SAN
1 3 (11.11%) DNS
2 1 (3.70%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (14.81%) Legal
2 2 (7.41%) Banking
2 2 (7.41%) Retail
3 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 6 (22.22%) Service Desk Analyst
1 6 (22.22%) Service Analyst
1 6 (22.22%) Analyst
2 4 (14.81%) Administrator
3 3 (11.11%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (11.11%) Network Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Technical Specialist
3 3 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 2 (7.41%) Deployment Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (3.70%) Messaging Specialist
5 1 (3.70%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Management Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) BizTalk Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Clustering
2 1 (3.70%) iPhone
2 1 (3.70%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 24 (88.89%) Windows
2 17 (62.96%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 9 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (29.63%) Windows XP
5 6 (22.22%) UNIX
5 6 (22.22%) Linux
6 4 (14.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (11.11%) AIX
8 2 (7.41%) Windows 8
9 1 (3.70%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) ITIL
2 4 (14.81%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (11.11%) Asset Management
3 3 (11.11%) Capacity Management
4 2 (7.41%) Migration
5 1 (3.70%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.70%) Time Management
5 1 (3.70%) Data Migration
5 1 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.70%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 14 (51.85%) SQL
2 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (11.11%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.81%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 7 (25.93%) vSphere
3 4 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (11.11%) Terminal Services
4 3 (11.11%) Forefront TMG
Vendors
1 22 (81.48%) Microsoft
2 10 (37.04%) VMware
3 4 (14.81%) HP
3 4 (14.81%) EMC
3 4 (14.81%) Cisco
4 3 (11.11%) CheckPoint
5 2 (7.41%) Sophos
6 1 (3.70%) Citrix