Period
to 18 August 2019

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 6 months to 18 August 2019 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
6 months to
18 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 743 798 740
Rank change year-on-year +55 -58 -61
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 48 57 87
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.058% 0.061% 0.098%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.38% 0.36% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 36 56
England median daily rate £315 £280 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - -6.67%
10th Percentile £138 £126 £123
90th Percentile £427 £356 £494
UK median daily rate £315 £280 £275
% change year-on-year +12.50% +1.82% -9.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 4
England median hourly rate - £13.00 £13.00
UK median hourly rate - £13.00 £13.00

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 England with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 12,773 15,756 15,073
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 15.50% 16.75% 16.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,201 10,400 9,792
England median daily rate £475 £452 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.16% +0.37% +5.88%
10th Percentile £269 £275 £263
90th Percentile £638 £625 £605
UK median daily rate £465 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +3.33% +2.86% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 275 374 387
England median hourly rate £20.50 £21.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.38% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.50 £11.15
90th Percentile £53.75 £53.28 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £19.82
% change year-on-year +2.44% +3.46% -3.08%

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 6 months to 18 August 2019.

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
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 6 months to 18 August 2019. 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
London +46 12 £200 -39.85% 6
East of England +37 10 £400 +280.95% 1
South East +26 9 £161 -44.40% 3
North of England +15 8 £315 +12.50% 3
North West +11 8 £315 +12.50% 1
South West -17 8 £369 +71.51% 1
Midlands +18 2 £120 -5.88% 2
East Midlands +12 2 £120 -5.88%
Exchange Server 2003
UK

For the 6 months to 18 August 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region with a requirement for Exchange Server 2003.

1 48 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 37 (77.08%) Active Directory
3 35 (72.92%) Windows
4 34 (70.83%) Microsoft
5 32 (66.67%) Office 365
6 29 (60.42%) Windows Server 2003
7 27 (56.25%) Skype for Business
7 27 (56.25%) Exchange Server 2010
8 22 (45.83%) Migration
9 20 (41.67%) SharePoint
9 20 (41.67%) Skype
10 19 (39.58%) Windows Server 2008
10 19 (39.58%) Exchange Server 2007
11 17 (35.42%) Cisco
11 17 (35.42%) PowerShell
12 15 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
12 15 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2013
12 15 (31.25%) SCCM
13 14 (29.17%) Windows Server
14 13 (27.08%) Server Building
15 12 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
15 12 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
15 12 (25.00%) ITIL
16 11 (22.92%) MCSE
16 11 (22.92%) Windows 2000
16 11 (22.92%) Security Cleared
17 10 (20.83%) Microsoft Office
17 10 (20.83%) DNS
17 10 (20.83%) Single Sign-On
18 9 (18.75%) Citrix

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 48 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 27 (56.25%) Exchange Server 2010
2 27 (56.25%) Skype for Business
3 20 (41.67%) SharePoint
4 19 (39.58%) Exchange Server 2007
5 15 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (6.25%) IBM Notes
6 3 (6.25%) Office Communications Server
7 2 (4.17%) IIS
8 1 (2.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (2.08%) Live Communications Server
8 1 (2.08%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (2.08%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (2.08%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 10 (20.83%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (4.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (4.17%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.08%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 3 (6.25%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 32 (66.67%) Office 365
2 12 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (16.67%) Azure Active Directory
4 6 (12.50%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 20 (41.67%) Skype
2 10 (20.83%) DNS
3 9 (18.75%) DHCP
4 8 (16.67%) VPN
4 8 (16.67%) Wireless
5 5 (10.42%) Internet
6 3 (6.25%) Remote Desktop
6 3 (6.25%) SMTP
6 3 (6.25%) WebEx
7 2 (4.17%) Firewall
7 2 (4.17%) SAN
7 2 (4.17%) TCP/IP
8 1 (2.08%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (2.08%) IPsec
8 1 (2.08%) LAN
8 1 (2.08%) NAS
8 1 (2.08%) PuTTY
8 1 (2.08%) SMS
8 1 (2.08%) WAN
8 1 (2.08%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 8 (16.67%) Public Sector
2 7 (14.58%) Local Government
3 1 (2.08%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (20.83%) Support Engineer
2 9 (18.75%) Desktop Support
3 7 (14.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (12.50%) Messaging Engineer
5 5 (10.42%) 2nd Line Support
5 5 (10.42%) Exchange Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) Desktop Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
7 3 (6.25%) Exchange Support
8 2 (4.17%) Active Directory Support
8 2 (4.17%) Automation Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) Developer
8 2 (4.17%) Office 365 Manager
8 2 (4.17%) Office 365 Project Manager
8 2 (4.17%) Project Manager
8 2 (4.17%) Windows Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) Wintel Engineer
9 1 (2.08%) Consultant
9 1 (2.08%) Development Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.58%) Web Services
2 3 (6.25%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.50%) Blackberry
1 6 (12.50%) Data Centre
1 6 (12.50%) iPad
2 5 (10.42%) PKI
2 5 (10.42%) Smartphone
3 2 (4.17%) Clustering
3 2 (4.17%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (4.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (4.17%) PDA
3 2 (4.17%) Replication
4 1 (2.08%) iPhone
4 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.08%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 35 (72.92%) Windows
2 29 (60.42%) Windows Server 2003
3 19 (39.58%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (29.17%) Windows Server
6 11 (22.92%) Windows 2000
7 9 (18.75%) Windows XP
8 4 (8.33%) Windows 7
8 4 (8.33%) Windows Vista
9 2 (4.17%) Linux
9 2 (4.17%) Unix
9 2 (4.17%) Windows 8
10 1 (2.08%) Android
10 1 (2.08%) Mac OS X Server
10 1 (2.08%) Windows 10
10 1 (2.08%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (2.08%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (45.83%) Migration
2 13 (27.08%) Server Building
3 12 (25.00%) ITIL
4 7 (14.58%) Asset Management
4 7 (14.58%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 7 (14.58%) Project Management
4 7 (14.58%) Virtual Environments
5 5 (10.42%) Data Migration
5 5 (10.42%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (8.33%) ITSM
6 4 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (6.25%) Data Protection
7 3 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (6.25%) ITIL V3
7 3 (6.25%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 3 (6.25%) Process Improvement
7 3 (6.25%) Ticket Management
8 2 (4.17%) Deployment Automation
8 2 (4.17%) Service Delivery
8 2 (4.17%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (35.42%) PowerShell
2 4 (8.33%) SQL
3 2 (4.17%) C#
3 2 (4.17%) VBA
4 1 (2.08%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.08%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (22.92%) MCSE
2 11 (22.92%) Security Cleared
3 8 (16.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 6 (12.50%) MCP
5 5 (10.42%) SC Cleared
6 4 (8.33%) Degree
6 4 (8.33%) MCSA
7 3 (6.25%) Master's Degree
8 2 (4.17%) DV Cleared
9 1 (2.08%) CCDP
9 1 (2.08%) CCNA
9 1 (2.08%) CCNP
9 1 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (2.08%) PMI Certification
9 1 (2.08%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 37 (77.08%) Active Directory
2 5 (10.42%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 5 (10.42%) XenApp
3 4 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (6.25%) NDS
4 3 (6.25%) NetIQ eDirectory
5 2 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.08%) ISA Server
6 1 (2.08%) Sendmail
6 1 (2.08%) Terminal Server
6 1 (2.08%) Terminal Services
6 1 (2.08%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (31.25%) SCCM
2 10 (20.83%) Single Sign-On
3 7 (14.58%) SCOM
4 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Intune
4 3 (6.25%) ServiceCenter
4 3 (6.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (4.17%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (4.17%) vCenter Server
6 1 (2.08%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (2.08%) HP Operations Orchestration
6 1 (2.08%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (2.08%) Netcool
6 1 (2.08%) Netcool/OMNIbus
6 1 (2.08%) Netcool/Webtop
6 1 (2.08%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (2.08%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (2.08%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (2.08%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 34 (70.83%) Microsoft
2 17 (35.42%) Cisco
3 9 (18.75%) Citrix
4 8 (16.67%) Polycom
5 5 (10.42%) VMware
6 4 (8.33%) HP
6 4 (8.33%) Ivanti
6 4 (8.33%) McAfee
6 4 (8.33%) Remedy
7 3 (6.25%) Apple
7 3 (6.25%) Bomgar
7 3 (6.25%) Lotus
7 3 (6.25%) MobileIron
7 3 (6.25%) Novell
7 3 (6.25%) Peregrine
8 2 (4.17%) Symantec
9 1 (2.08%) Adobe
9 1 (2.08%) Lumension
9 1 (2.08%) NetApp
9 1 (2.08%) SolarWinds