The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for Exchange Server 2003 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Exchange Server 2003 over the 3 months to 27 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Exchange Server 2003
East of England / Bedfordshire
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 40 39
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1  
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 1 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 0.32% 0.62% 1.27%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.61% 3.77% 7.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 3
Median daily rate £450 £345 £238
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.43% +45.26%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £278 £310 £325
% change year-on-year -10.48% -4.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £13.00 £15.18
% change year-on-year - -14.33%  

Exchange Server 2003 is in the application platform skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Bedfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 62 53 64
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 20.06% 16.36% 16.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 41 43
Median daily rate £394 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.56% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £139 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £588 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year +1.01% +5.60%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £17.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +14.70% -15.00%  

Exchange Server 2003
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire citing Exchange Server 2003 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Job vacancy trend for Exchange Server 2003 in Bedfordshire

Exchange Server 2003
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Exchange Server 2003 in Bedfordshire

Exchange Server 2003
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Exchange Server 2003 in Bedfordshire

Exchange Server 2003
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

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 Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 April 2017. 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 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
Bedford - 1 £450 -
Exchange Server 2003
East of England

For the 6 months to 27 April 2017, 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Exchange Server 2003.

1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) SMTP
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) IMAP
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

Exchange Server 2003
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) IMAP
1 1 (100.00%) SMTP
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft