The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 58 73
Rank change year-on-year 0 +15  
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 4 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.63% 0.30% 0.11%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.48% 1.82% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
Median daily rate £410 £110 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +272.72% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £310 £249
% change year-on-year +16.12% +24.62%  
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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 115 110 150
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 18.05% 16.57% 17.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 96 130
Median daily rate £400 £444 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.85% +19.81%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £153 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £625 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 6
Median hourly rate £15.00 £18.25 £32.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.80% -44.27%  
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 Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Exchange Server 2003 in Hertfordshire

Exchange Server 2003
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Exchange Server 2003 in Hertfordshire

Exchange Server 2003
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Exchange Server 2003 in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Exchange Server 2003.

1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (80.00%) Windows 2000 Server
2 4 (80.00%) Unix
2 4 (80.00%) HPUX
2 4 (80.00%) Solaris
2 4 (80.00%) Sun
2 4 (80.00%) HP
2 4 (80.00%) LAN
2 4 (80.00%) WAN
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) Perl
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (80.00%) Shell Script
2 4 (80.00%) X.500
2 4 (80.00%) Samba
2 4 (80.00%) Exchange Server 5.5
2 4 (80.00%) Exchange Server 2000
2 4 (80.00%) DV Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) Time Management
3 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (20.00%) AirWatch
4 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012

Exchange Server 2003
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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%) MS Exchange
2 4 (80.00%) Exchange Server 2000
2 4 (80.00%) Exchange Server 5.5
3 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) LAN
1 4 (80.00%) WAN
1 4 (80.00%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Administrator
1 3 (60.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Solaris Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Sun Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Unix Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Unix Scripting Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (80.00%) HPUX
2 4 (80.00%) Solaris
2 4 (80.00%) Unix
2 4 (80.00%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Time Management
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Perl
1 4 (80.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) DV Cleared
1 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Samba
2 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco
1 4 (80.00%) HP
1 4 (80.00%) Sun
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) VMware