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 June 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 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 99 88 87
Rank change year-on-year -11 -1  
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 5 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.33% 0.45% 0.38%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.23% 2.93% 2.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 6
Median daily rate £125 £300 £209
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -58.33% +43.71%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £300 £250
% change year-on-year +10.00% +20.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £12.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year +120.00% -45.65%  

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 224 239 223
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 14.59% 15.50% 14.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 154 140
Median daily rate £338 £400 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.62% +18.51%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £285 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £525 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £350
% change year-on-year +1.26% +12.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 5
Median hourly rate £50.00 £15.00 £15.91
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +233.33% -5.73%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -3.84% +23.80%  

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 Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 in the East Midlands over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 June 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 - 4 £125 -
Northamptonshire +1 1 £375 +130.76%
Exchange Server 2003
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (100.00%) Citrix
1 8 (100.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 8 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (87.50%) Windows 8
2 7 (87.50%) SharePoint 2013
2 7 (87.50%) Windows 10
2 7 (87.50%) PowerShell
2 7 (87.50%) XenDesktop
2 7 (87.50%) Apple iOS
2 7 (87.50%) VPN
2 7 (87.50%) Blackberry
2 7 (87.50%) Finance
2 7 (87.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 7 (87.50%) HP
2 7 (87.50%) Lotus
2 7 (87.50%) IBM Notes
2 7 (87.50%) SharePoint
2 7 (87.50%) Windows XP
2 7 (87.50%) VBScript
2 7 (87.50%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (50.00%) Thin Client
3 4 (50.00%) Migration
3 4 (50.00%) Fat Client
4 1 (12.50%) VMware
4 1 (12.50%) CESG
4 1 (12.50%) Cryptography

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 8 (100.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 8 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 8 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 7 (87.50%) IBM Notes
2 7 (87.50%) SharePoint
2 7 (87.50%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) VPN
2 1 (12.50%) Firewall
2 1 (12.50%) Internet
2 1 (12.50%) NAS
2 1 (12.50%) SAN
2 1 (12.50%) SMTP
General
1 7 (87.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Analyst
2 4 (50.00%) Help Desk Analyst
3 3 (37.50%) IT Analyst
3 3 (37.50%) IT Support
3 3 (37.50%) IT Support Analyst
3 3 (37.50%) Support Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Exchange Specialist
4 1 (12.50%) Help Desk Support
4 1 (12.50%) Help Desk Support Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Messaging Specialist
4 1 (12.50%) Migration Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 7 (87.50%) Blackberry
2 4 (50.00%) Fat Client
2 4 (50.00%) Thin Client
3 1 (12.50%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) Apple iOS
2 7 (87.50%) Windows 10
2 7 (87.50%) Windows 8
2 7 (87.50%) Windows XP
3 1 (12.50%) Linux
3 1 (12.50%) Unix
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Cryptography
2 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
2 1 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Server Hardening
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) PowerShell
1 7 (87.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
1 7 (87.50%) XenDesktop
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Citrix
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (87.50%) HP
2 7 (87.50%) Lotus
3 1 (12.50%) VMware