The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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 29 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
UK > England
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 550 510 512
Rank change year-on-year -40 +2  
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 44 112 129
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.10% 0.23% 0.25%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.61% 1.27% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 50 74
England median daily rate £300 £308 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.43% +23.00%  
10th Percentile £123 £135 £168
90th Percentile £417 £513 £475
UK median daily rate £280 £310 £258
% change year-on-year -9.67% +20.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 10
England median hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -43.47%  
10th Percentile £12.20 £10.95 £20.00
90th Percentile £25.60 £16.05 £46.23
UK median hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year - -43.47%  

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 England with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 7249 8846 9074
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 16.77% 17.95% 17.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 7475 9879 9665
England median daily rate £440 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.52% +13.33%  
10th Percentile £263 £263 £220
90th Percentile £588 £588 £550
UK median daily rate £430 £425 £375
% change year-on-year +1.17% +13.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 319 375 463
England median hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.04% -  
10th Percentile £10.50 £11.25 £12.50
90th Percentile £52.50 £44.90 £40.00
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £21.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +7.14% -  

Exchange Server 2003
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Exchange Server 2003 in England

Exchange Server 2003
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Exchange Server 2003 in England

Exchange Server 2003
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 in England over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Exchange Server 2003 in England

Exchange Server 2003
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Exchange Server 2003 in England

Exchange Server 2003
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 in England over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Exchange Server 2003 in England

Exchange Server 2003
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 3 months to 29 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
South East -12 13 £285 -36.77% 1
Midlands +14 11 £368 +126.15% 3
London -12 11 £250 -33.33% 8
West Midlands +23 6 £375 +167.85% 3
East of England -4 5 £420 +27.27% 1
East Midlands -5 5 £125 -45.94%
North of England +40 4 £280 +4.18%
North West +28 4 £280 -
South West -4 1 - - 1
Exchange Server 2003
UK

For the 6 months to 29 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 England region with a requirement for Exchange Server 2003.

1 96 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 69 (71.88%) Windows
3 64 (66.67%) Active Directory
4 62 (64.58%) Exchange Server 2010
5 49 (51.04%) Microsoft
6 41 (42.71%) Windows Server
7 40 (41.67%) Office 365
8 35 (36.46%) Microsoft Office
9 34 (35.42%) Security Cleared
10 32 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
11 29 (30.21%) Migration
11 29 (30.21%) Exchange Server 2007
12 28 (29.17%) Windows Server 2008
13 27 (28.13%) SharePoint
13 27 (28.13%) Windows XP
14 25 (26.04%) HP
15 23 (23.96%) Citrix
16 22 (22.92%) PowerShell
17 21 (21.88%) DV Cleared
17 21 (21.88%) Exchange Server 2013
18 20 (20.83%) VMware
19 19 (19.79%) Blackberry
19 19 (19.79%) Skype for Business
20 17 (17.71%) ITIL
20 17 (17.71%) Unix
21 14 (14.58%) Azure Active Directory
21 14 (14.58%) SharePoint 2013
21 14 (14.58%) Microsoft Azure
21 14 (14.58%) Windows 2000 Server
21 14 (14.58%) Exchange Server 2000

Exchange Server 2003
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 96 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 62 (64.58%) Exchange Server 2010
3 29 (30.21%) Exchange Server 2007
4 27 (28.13%) SharePoint
5 21 (21.88%) Exchange Server 2013
6 19 (19.79%) Skype for Business
7 14 (14.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 14 (14.58%) Exchange Server 2000
7 14 (14.58%) SharePoint 2013
8 10 (10.42%) Exchange Server 5.5
9 9 (9.38%) Office Communications Server
10 7 (7.29%) IBM Notes
11 5 (5.21%) Live Communications Server
12 3 (3.13%) Apache
12 3 (3.13%) SharePoint Server
13 2 (2.08%) IIS
14 1 (1.04%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 35 (36.46%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.08%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.04%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 40 (41.67%) Office 365
2 14 (14.58%) Azure Active Directory
2 14 (14.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.04%) Mimecast
3 1 (1.04%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 11 (11.46%) VPN
2 9 (9.38%) DHCP
2 9 (9.38%) DNS
2 9 (9.38%) SAN
2 9 (9.38%) WAN
3 7 (7.29%) Internet
3 7 (7.29%) LAN
3 7 (7.29%) X.500
4 5 (5.21%) SMTP
5 4 (4.17%) Skype
5 4 (4.17%) Wireless
6 3 (3.13%) Firewall
6 3 (3.13%) NAS
7 2 (2.08%) TCP/IP
8 1 (1.04%) BIG-IP
8 1 (1.04%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (1.04%) IMAP
8 1 (1.04%) IP Telephony
8 1 (1.04%) X.400
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (14.58%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.25%) MS Access
3 2 (2.08%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 11 (11.46%) Finance
2 4 (4.17%) Local Government
3 2 (2.08%) Japanese Language
4 1 (1.04%) Banking
4 1 (1.04%) Billing
4 1 (1.04%) Electronics
4 1 (1.04%) Italian Language
4 1 (1.04%) Military
4 1 (1.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (22.92%) Consultant
2 21 (21.88%) Analyst
3 16 (16.67%) Office 365 Consultant
4 14 (14.58%) Support Engineer
5 13 (13.54%) Exchange Consultant
6 9 (9.38%) 2nd Line Support
6 9 (9.38%) IT Analyst
6 9 (9.38%) Microsoft Consultant
6 9 (9.38%) Migration Consultant
6 9 (9.38%) Service Analyst
6 9 (9.38%) Technical Consultant
7 8 (8.33%) Service Desk Analyst
8 7 (7.29%) Administrator
8 7 (7.29%) Exchange Migration Consultant
9 6 (6.25%) IT Support
9 6 (6.25%) Server Engineer
10 5 (5.21%) 3rd Line Support
10 5 (5.21%) Desktop Support
10 5 (5.21%) Service Desk Support
11 4 (4.17%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.04%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (19.79%) Blackberry
2 11 (11.46%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (11.46%) Fat Client
2 11 (11.46%) Thin Client
3 7 (7.29%) Clustering
4 6 (6.25%) Data Centre
5 4 (4.17%) PKI
6 2 (2.08%) CESG
6 2 (2.08%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.04%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.04%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.04%) NHS
7 1 (1.04%) Replication
7 1 (1.04%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 69 (71.88%) Windows
2 41 (42.71%) Windows Server
3 32 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 28 (29.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 27 (28.13%) Windows XP
6 17 (17.71%) Unix
7 14 (14.58%) Windows 2000 Server
8 13 (13.54%) Linux
9 12 (12.50%) Windows 7
10 11 (11.46%) Apple iOS
10 11 (11.46%) Solaris
11 10 (10.42%) Windows 8
12 9 (9.38%) HPUX
12 9 (9.38%) Windows Server 2012
13 7 (7.29%) Windows 10
14 5 (5.21%) Windows Vista
15 4 (4.17%) Mac OS X
16 3 (3.13%) Windows 2000
17 1 (1.04%) Ubuntu
17 1 (1.04%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (30.21%) Migration
2 17 (17.71%) ITIL
3 12 (12.50%) Change Management
4 8 (8.33%) Incident Management
5 7 (7.29%) Mentoring
5 7 (7.29%) Presales
6 6 (6.25%) Problem Management
7 4 (4.17%) Server Building
8 3 (3.13%) Server Monitoring
9 2 (2.08%) Capacity Management
9 2 (2.08%) Change Control
9 2 (2.08%) CRM
9 2 (2.08%) Cryptography
9 2 (2.08%) Demand Management
9 2 (2.08%) Email Migration
9 2 (2.08%) ITIL V3
9 2 (2.08%) Penetration Testing
9 2 (2.08%) Server Hardening
9 2 (2.08%) Service Management
9 2 (2.08%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (22.92%) PowerShell
2 10 (10.42%) Perl
2 10 (10.42%) SQL
3 9 (9.38%) Shell Script
4 8 (8.33%) VBScript
5 1 (1.04%) VB
Qualifications
1 34 (35.42%) Security Cleared
2 21 (21.88%) DV Cleared
3 12 (12.50%) SC Cleared
4 11 (11.46%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (7.29%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (4.17%) DBS Check
7 2 (2.08%) MCP
7 2 (2.08%) MCSE
8 1 (1.04%) MCITP
8 1 (1.04%) MCTS
8 1 (1.04%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.13%) SLA
2 2 (2.08%) QA
System Software
1 64 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 10 (10.42%) Samba
2 10 (10.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (7.29%) XenDesktop
4 4 (4.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 4 (4.17%) Hyper-V
4 4 (4.17%) XenApp
5 2 (2.08%) vSphere
6 1 (1.04%) BitLocker
6 1 (1.04%) Firmware
6 1 (1.04%) ISA Server
6 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (1.04%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.04%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (1.04%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 6 (6.25%) NetBackup
1 6 (6.25%) Netcool
1 6 (6.25%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 6 (6.25%) SCOM
1 6 (6.25%) Unicenter
2 5 (5.21%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 4 (4.17%) SCCM
4 3 (3.13%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (2.08%) AirWatch
6 1 (1.04%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.04%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (1.04%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (1.04%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (1.04%) WSUS
Vendors
1 49 (51.04%) Microsoft
2 25 (26.04%) HP
3 23 (23.96%) Citrix
4 20 (20.83%) VMware
5 9 (9.38%) Cisco
6 8 (8.33%) Sun
7 7 (7.29%) Lotus
8 6 (6.25%) EMC
8 6 (6.25%) Intel
8 6 (6.25%) Meridio
8 6 (6.25%) Oracle
8 6 (6.25%) Veritas
9 4 (4.17%) Apple
10 2 (2.08%) Dell
10 2 (2.08%) Symantec
11 1 (1.04%) Avaya
11 1 (1.04%) IBM
11 1 (1.04%) NetApp
11 1 (1.04%) Red Hat
11 1 (1.04%) Sophos
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