Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 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 6 months to 19 November 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
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 158 150 161
Rank change year-on-year -8 +11 -6
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 4 21 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.099% 0.49% 0.34%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.67% 3.01% 2.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 9 5
Berkshire median daily rate - £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +11.11%
South East median daily rate £238 £400 £313
% change year-on-year -40.63% +28.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate £12.00 - -
South East median hourly rate £12.00 £21.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year -44.83% +8.75% +12.68%

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

All Application Platform Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 593 697 753
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 14.65% 16.37% 14.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 327 358 433
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £225
90th Percentile £575 £588 £538
South East median daily rate £401 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +0.13% +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 31 16
Berkshire median hourly rate £12.50 £19.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.21% -2.56% +11.43%
10th Percentile £11.00 £12.00 £13.63
90th Percentile £38.00 £55.65 £40.00
South East median hourly rate £19.50 £22.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -13.33% +21.62% +13.57%

Exchange Server 2003
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Exchange Server 2003 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Exchange Server 2003 in Berkshire

Exchange Server 2003
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Exchange Server 2003 in Berkshire

Exchange Server 2003
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Exchange Server 2003 in Berkshire

Exchange Server 2003
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

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 Berkshire region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Slough +9 2 - -
Bracknell +1 1 - -
Reading -3 1 - -
Exchange Server 2003
South East

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Exchange Server 2003.

1 4 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) Replication
2 3 (75.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (50.00%) Network Virtualisation
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) Firewall
3 2 (50.00%) Wireless
3 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (50.00%) HP
3 2 (50.00%) Dell
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (50.00%) CCNA
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (50.00%) MCSA
3 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (50.00%) SMTP
3 2 (50.00%) DHCP
3 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (50.00%) VPN
3 2 (50.00%) DNS
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco

Exchange Server 2003
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 4 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) DHCP
1 2 (50.00%) DNS
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) SMTP
1 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (50.00%) VPN
1 2 (50.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
2 2 (50.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Migration Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Messaging Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Messaging Support
3 1 (25.00%) Messaging Support Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Migration Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Office 365 Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Replication
2 2 (50.00%) iPad
2 2 (50.00%) iPhone
2 2 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (25.00%) Clustering
3 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 10
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Phone
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) Asset Management
2 2 (50.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 2 (50.00%) Network Virtualisation
3 1 (25.00%) High Availability
3 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CCENT
1 2 (50.00%) CCNA
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
1 2 (50.00%) MCSA
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Barracuda Networks
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) Dell
2 2 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) IBM
2 2 (50.00%) Kaspersky
2 2 (50.00%) Veeam
2 2 (50.00%) VMware