Period
to 18 November 2017

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 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
UK > England
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 759 716 647
Rank change year-on-year -43 -69 -225
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 72 157 218
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.077% 0.16% 0.21%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.46% 0.86% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 95 110
England median daily rate £260 £325 £234
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +39.04% -15.00%
10th Percentile £139 £138 £108
90th Percentile £424 £488 £419
UK median daily rate £260 £325 £235
% change year-on-year -20.00% +38.30% -18.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 11 13
England median hourly rate £12.00 £13.00 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.69% -45.26% +69.64%
UK median hourly rate £12.00 £13.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year -7.69% -44.68% +74.07%

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 15662 18245 18668
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 16.68% 18.59% 17.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 10357 11928 11888
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +5.26%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £235
90th Percentile £613 £588 £575
UK median daily rate £450 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 401 457 552
England median hourly rate £20.50 £20.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% +6.35%
10th Percentile £11.00 £12.22 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.83 £48.75 £43.00
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £20.00

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 November 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
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 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
London -26 20 £220 -29.60% 3
Midlands +10 14 £344 +14.58% 1
East of England -13 13 £273 +147.73%
North of England +49 11 £280 +40.00%
South East -25 10 £238 -40.63% 1
West Midlands +21 8 £375 +30.43% 1
Yorkshire +24 6 £90 -55.00%
East Midlands +5 6 £213 -45.16%
North West +24 5 £280 +96.49%
South West +11 4 - -
Exchange Server 2003
UK

For the 6 months to 18 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 England region with a requirement for Exchange Server 2003.

1 72 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 68 (94.44%) Windows
3 54 (75.00%) Active Directory
4 45 (62.50%) Windows Server
5 34 (47.22%) Microsoft
6 32 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2010
7 30 (41.67%) Windows Server 2003
8 26 (36.11%) HP
9 24 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
10 23 (31.94%) Windows Server 2008
11 21 (29.17%) SQL Server
12 20 (27.78%) WAN
12 20 (27.78%) Office 365
13 19 (26.39%) Migration
14 18 (25.00%) Citrix
15 17 (23.61%) Cisco
15 17 (23.61%) LAN
15 17 (23.61%) VMware
15 17 (23.61%) Windows 2000 Server
15 17 (23.61%) Exchange Server 2000
16 16 (22.22%) Windows 7
16 16 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2007
16 16 (22.22%) Security Cleared
17 15 (20.83%) DV Cleared
18 14 (19.44%) Hyper-V
18 14 (19.44%) SharePoint
19 13 (18.06%) Windows Server 2012
20 12 (16.67%) VPN
20 12 (16.67%) DNS
20 12 (16.67%) DHCP

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 72 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 32 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2010
3 17 (23.61%) Exchange Server 2000
4 16 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2007
5 14 (19.44%) SharePoint
6 10 (13.89%) Exchange Server 5.5
7 9 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
8 8 (11.11%) Skype for Business
9 7 (9.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 4 (5.56%) IIS
11 2 (2.78%) IBM Notes
11 2 (2.78%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (1.39%) Live Communications Server
12 1 (1.39%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 24 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.78%) Acrobat
2 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (2.78%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.78%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.78%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 20 (27.78%) Office 365
2 7 (9.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (8.33%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (4.17%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (27.78%) WAN
2 17 (23.61%) LAN
3 12 (16.67%) DHCP
3 12 (16.67%) DNS
3 12 (16.67%) VPN
4 11 (15.28%) SAN
5 8 (11.11%) TCP/IP
6 7 (9.72%) Firewall
6 7 (9.72%) X.500
7 6 (8.33%) Wireless
8 4 (5.56%) Skype
9 3 (4.17%) Telnet
10 2 (2.78%) Internet
10 2 (2.78%) Remote Desktop
10 2 (2.78%) SMTP
10 2 (2.78%) WebEx
11 1 (1.39%) Cisco IOS
11 1 (1.39%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (29.17%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.39%) MS Access
General
1 10 (13.89%) Finance
2 4 (5.56%) Legal
2 4 (5.56%) Local Government
3 3 (4.17%) Banking
4 2 (2.78%) Retail
4 2 (2.78%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.39%) Law
5 1 (1.39%) Military
Job Titles
1 21 (29.17%) Analyst
2 12 (16.67%) Support Analyst
3 10 (13.89%) 2nd Line Support
3 10 (13.89%) Support Engineer
4 9 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support
5 8 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
5 8 (11.11%) Consultant
5 8 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
6 7 (9.72%) Active Directory Analyst
6 7 (9.72%) Active Directory Support
7 6 (8.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 6 (8.33%) Architect
7 6 (8.33%) Office 365 Consultant
7 6 (8.33%) Server Engineer
8 5 (6.94%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 5 (6.94%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 5 (6.94%) Administrator
8 5 (6.94%) Desktop Support
8 5 (6.94%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 5 (6.94%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.50%) Blackberry
1 9 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 6 (8.33%) Fat Client
2 6 (8.33%) Thin Client
3 5 (6.94%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.56%) Clustering
4 4 (5.56%) HP Storage
4 4 (5.56%) PKI
5 3 (4.17%) Replication
6 2 (2.78%) iPad
6 2 (2.78%) iPhone
6 2 (2.78%) PDA
6 2 (2.78%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.39%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (1.39%) NHS
7 1 (1.39%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 68 (94.44%) Windows
2 45 (62.50%) Windows Server
3 30 (41.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 23 (31.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (23.61%) Windows 2000 Server
6 16 (22.22%) Windows 7
7 13 (18.06%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (16.67%) Unix
9 11 (15.28%) Linux
10 10 (13.89%) Solaris
11 9 (12.50%) HPUX
11 9 (12.50%) Windows 10
11 9 (12.50%) Windows XP
12 7 (9.72%) Windows 8
13 2 (2.78%) Apple iOS
13 2 (2.78%) Windows 2000
13 2 (2.78%) Windows Phone
13 2 (2.78%) Windows Vista
14 1 (1.39%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (26.39%) Migration
2 8 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
3 6 (8.33%) Change Control
3 6 (8.33%) Presales
4 5 (6.94%) ITIL
4 5 (6.94%) Patch Management
4 5 (6.94%) Time Management
5 4 (5.56%) Break/Fix
5 4 (5.56%) Incident Management
5 4 (5.56%) Network Management
5 4 (5.56%) Network Optimisation
5 4 (5.56%) Security Patching
5 4 (5.56%) Server Building
6 3 (4.17%) Change Management
6 3 (4.17%) Data Migration
6 3 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (2.78%) Asset Management
7 2 (2.78%) ITSM
7 2 (2.78%) Mobile Device Management
7 2 (2.78%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (13.89%) Perl
2 9 (12.50%) Shell Script
3 4 (5.56%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.78%) SQL
4 2 (2.78%) VBScript
5 1 (1.39%) C
5 1 (1.39%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 15 (20.83%) DV Cleared
3 9 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (6.94%) MCSE
5 4 (5.56%) MCSA
6 3 (4.17%) CCNA
6 3 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (4.17%) SC Cleared
7 2 (2.78%) CCENT
7 2 (2.78%) Degree
8 1 (1.39%) MCP
8 1 (1.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.94%) SLA
System Software
1 54 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 14 (19.44%) Hyper-V
3 10 (13.89%) Samba
4 9 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (12.50%) XenApp
5 4 (5.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 4 (5.56%) XenServer
6 3 (4.17%) XenDesktop
7 2 (2.78%) Terminal Services
7 2 (2.78%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (2.78%) vSphere
8 1 (1.39%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (1.39%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (1.39%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (1.39%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 9 (12.50%) SCCM
2 5 (6.94%) AirWatch
3 4 (5.56%) MOM
3 4 (5.56%) SCOM
4 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (2.78%) DameWare
5 2 (2.78%) NetBackup
5 2 (2.78%) Netcool
5 2 (2.78%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 2 (2.78%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 2 (2.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (1.39%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.39%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (1.39%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (1.39%) NetVault Backup
6 1 (1.39%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 34 (47.22%) Microsoft
2 26 (36.11%) HP
3 18 (25.00%) Citrix
4 17 (23.61%) Cisco
4 17 (23.61%) VMware
5 9 (12.50%) Sun
6 6 (8.33%) arcserve
6 6 (8.33%) Sophos
7 4 (5.56%) AlienVault
7 4 (5.56%) CA
7 4 (5.56%) Forcepoint
7 4 (5.56%) Oracle
8 3 (4.17%) McAfee
9 2 (2.78%) Adobe
9 2 (2.78%) Dell
9 2 (2.78%) IBM
9 2 (2.78%) Intel
9 2 (2.78%) Lotus
9 2 (2.78%) Remedy
9 2 (2.78%) Veritas