The first table below looks at the demand for Exchange Server 2003 skills in IT contracts advertised for the 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 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 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server 2003
Rank 111 102 104
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +2
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 18 10 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.69% 0.47% 0.59%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.79% 2.71% 3.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 3
Average daily rate £313 £130 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+140.38% -45.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £106 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £154 £248
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £248
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +10.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 8
Average hourly rate £14.50 £9.45 £13.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.43% -28.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-26.19% +5.00%
Application Platforms Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
475 369 491
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 18.09% 17.50% 19.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 281 193 267
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £218 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £413 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 16 18
Average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.67 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £25.00 £21.00
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 Yorkshire

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

Exchange Server 2003 Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Exchange Server 2003
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Exchange Server 2003 Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Exchange Server 2003
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

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

Exchange Server 2003 Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Exchange Server 2003
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Exchange Server 2003 Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Exchange Server 2003
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire 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
West Yorkshire -6 15 £313 - 2
East Yorkshire - 2 £175 -
North Yorkshire -8 1 £238 +137.50% 2
South Yorkshire - - - -
Exchange Server 2003
England

Exchange Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 49 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 46 (93.88%) Windows
3 38 (77.55%) Microsoft
4 34 (69.39%) Active Directory
5 30 (61.22%) Windows Server 2003
6 27 (55.10%) Windows Server 2008
7 26 (53.06%) VMware
8 25 (51.02%) SQL
9 24 (48.98%) Exchange Server 2010
10 18 (36.73%) Terminal Services
11 15 (30.61%) Cisco
12 13 (26.53%) IIS
12 13 (26.53%) ITIL
13 12 (24.49%) Firewall
14 11 (22.45%) Exchange Server 2007
14 11 (22.45%) VMware Infrastructure
14 11 (22.45%) Microsoft Certification
14 11 (22.45%) MS Office
15 10 (20.41%) MS Excel
15 10 (20.41%) Forefront TMG
16 9 (18.37%) vSphere
16 9 (18.37%) Windows 7
16 9 (18.37%) Windows XP
16 9 (18.37%) CheckPoint
17 8 (16.33%) SharePoint
17 8 (16.33%) DNS
18 7 (14.29%) Migration
18 7 (14.29%) LAN
18 7 (14.29%) WAN
18 7 (14.29%) SAN

Exchange Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 49 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 24 (48.98%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (26.53%) IIS
4 11 (22.45%) Exchange Server 2007
5 8 (16.33%) SharePoint
6 4 (8.16%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (6.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (2.04%) Apache
Applications
1 11 (22.45%) MS Office
2 10 (20.41%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (24.49%) Firewall
2 8 (16.33%) DNS
3 7 (14.29%) SAN
3 7 (14.29%) LAN
3 7 (14.29%) WAN
4 5 (10.20%) TCP/IP
4 5 (10.20%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (6.12%) NAS
5 3 (6.12%) Internet
5 3 (6.12%) VoIP
6 2 (4.08%) Wireless
6 2 (4.08%) VPN
6 2 (4.08%) DHCP
7 1 (2.04%) FTP
7 1 (2.04%) SMTP
7 1 (2.04%) PBX
7 1 (2.04%) OSPF
7 1 (2.04%) BGP
7 1 (2.04%) DDNS
7 1 (2.04%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.20%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.08%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (4.08%) Cognos Impromptu
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (8.16%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (8.16%) Legal
2 3 (6.12%) Back Office
3 2 (4.08%) Banking
3 2 (4.08%) Retail
4 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.04%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 12 (24.49%) Analyst
3 8 (16.33%) Network Engineer
4 6 (12.24%) Service Analyst
4 6 (12.24%) Service Desk Analyst
5 5 (10.20%) Technical Support Analyst
5 5 (10.20%) Technical Analyst
5 5 (10.20%) Support Analyst
5 5 (10.20%) Technical Support
6 4 (8.16%) Administrator
7 3 (6.12%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (6.12%) Desktop Support
7 3 (6.12%) Technical Specialist
7 3 (6.12%) Technical Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Cisco Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) Deployment Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) Server Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 2 (4.08%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.16%) Middleware
2 3 (6.12%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.16%) Blackberry
2 3 (6.12%) Clustering
3 2 (4.08%) Fat Client
3 2 (4.08%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.08%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.04%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 46 (93.88%) Windows
2 30 (61.22%) Windows Server 2003
3 27 (55.10%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (18.37%) Windows 7
4 9 (18.37%) Windows XP
5 6 (12.24%) UNIX
5 6 (12.24%) Linux
6 4 (8.16%) Mac OS X
6 4 (8.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (6.12%) AIX
8 2 (4.08%) Windows 8
8 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (2.04%) Apple iOS
9 1 (2.04%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (2.04%) VMS
9 1 (2.04%) Windows Vista
9 1 (2.04%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (26.53%) ITIL
2 7 (14.29%) Migration
3 5 (10.20%) Load Balancing
4 4 (8.16%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (6.12%) Capacity Management
5 3 (6.12%) Asset Management
5 3 (6.12%) PRINCE2
6 2 (4.08%) ERP
6 2 (4.08%) B2B
6 2 (4.08%) B2C
6 2 (4.08%) Service Delivery
6 2 (4.08%) Change Management
6 2 (4.08%) Information Security
6 2 (4.08%) Incident Management
6 2 (4.08%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (4.08%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (2.04%) Change Control
7 1 (2.04%) Software Distribution
7 1 (2.04%) Time Management
7 1 (2.04%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 25 (51.02%) SQL
2 1 (2.04%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (22.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (12.24%) MCSA
2 6 (12.24%) MCITP
3 4 (8.16%) MCSE
4 1 (2.04%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.04%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.04%) CCNP
4 1 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.20%) SLA
2 2 (4.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.08%) QA
2 2 (4.08%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 34 (69.39%) Active Directory
2 18 (36.73%) Terminal Services
3 11 (22.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (20.41%) Forefront TMG
5 9 (18.37%) vSphere
6 3 (6.12%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 5 (10.20%) SCOM
2 3 (6.12%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (4.08%) ARCserve
3 2 (4.08%) DameWare
4 1 (2.04%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.04%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 38 (77.55%) Microsoft
2 26 (53.06%) VMware
3 15 (30.61%) Cisco
4 9 (18.37%) CheckPoint
5 5 (10.20%) HP
6 4 (8.16%) EMC
6 4 (8.16%) Brocade
6 4 (8.16%) F5
7 3 (6.12%) McAfee
8 2 (4.08%) Sophos
8 2 (4.08%) Intel
8 2 (4.08%) Citrix
8 2 (4.08%) Avaya
8 2 (4.08%) NetApp
8 2 (4.08%) Cognos
9 1 (2.04%) Oracle
9 1 (2.04%) Juniper
9 1 (2.04%) Symantec
9 1 (2.04%) NETGEAR
9 1 (2.04%) Aruba