The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 28 March 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
England / East Midlands
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 98 77 95
Rank change year-on-year -21 +18  
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 3 16 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.20% 0.98% 0.18%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.50% 7.37% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 11 2
Median daily rate £125 £200 £675
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -37.50% -70.37%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £250 £288 £331
% change year-on-year -13.04% -13.20%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £12.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £13.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year +23.07% -16.12%  

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 the East Midlands with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 200 217 263
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 13.35% 13.30% 15.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 131 138
Median daily rate £338 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.84% -13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £111 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 22
Median hourly rate £50.00 £14.30 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +249.71% -15.89%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.00 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.50 £20.00 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +6.06%  

Exchange Server 2003
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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 the East Midlands

Exchange Server 2003
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Exchange Server 2003 in the East Midlands

Exchange Server 2003
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Exchange Server 2003 in the East Midlands

Exchange Server 2003
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 March 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
Derbyshire -10 3 £125 +13.63%
Exchange Server 2003
England

Exchange Server 2003
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Exchange Server 2003.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 5 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 5 (100.00%) VPN
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) MS Office
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
1 5 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 5 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (100.00%) Windows 8
1 5 (100.00%) Windows 10
2 4 (80.00%) XenDesktop
2 4 (80.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (80.00%) VBScript
2 4 (80.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (80.00%) Blackberry
2 4 (80.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 4 (80.00%) HP
2 4 (80.00%) Citrix
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (60.00%) Lotus
3 3 (60.00%) IBM Notes
3 3 (60.00%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (20.00%) ServiceCenter
4 1 (20.00%) Financial Institution
4 1 (20.00%) Wireless
4 1 (20.00%) MS Excel

Exchange Server 2003
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 5 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (80.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 4 (80.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (60.00%) IBM Notes
3 3 (60.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (100.00%) MS Office
2 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) VPN
2 1 (20.00%) Internet
2 1 (20.00%) Wireless
General
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Analyst
1 5 (100.00%) IT Analyst
1 5 (100.00%) IT Support
1 5 (100.00%) IT Support Analyst
1 5 (100.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 5 (100.00%) Windows 8
1 5 (100.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Chat Support
1 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) PowerShell
1 4 (80.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) Citrix
2 4 (80.00%) HP
3 3 (60.00%) Lotus