The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 26 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 / London
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 414 389 392
Rank change year-on-year -25 +3  
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 10 29 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.048% 0.14% 0.21%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.28% 0.73% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 14 32
Median daily rate £250 £375 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -33.33% +16.27%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £144 £242 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £526 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £290 £300 £250
% change year-on-year -3.33% +20.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 3
Median hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -42.22%  
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 London with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 3538 3979 4359
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 17.04% 18.61% 18.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2484 2873 2915
Median daily rate £475 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 43 100
Median hourly rate £22.00 £17.50 £19.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.71% -11.39%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.45 £12.50 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.25 £34.54 £37.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.25 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +5.00% +19.04%  

Exchange Server 2003
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 London

Exchange Server 2003
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Exchange Server 2003 in London

Exchange Server 2003
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 in London over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Exchange Server 2003 in London

Exchange Server 2003
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Exchange Server 2003 in London

For the 6 months to 26 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 London region with a requirement for Exchange Server 2003.

1 22 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 20 (90.91%) Active Directory
3 17 (77.27%) Windows
4 16 (72.73%) Exchange Server 2010
5 10 (45.45%) Office 365
5 10 (45.45%) Microsoft
6 9 (40.91%) Exchange Server 2007
6 9 (40.91%) Exchange Server 2013
6 9 (40.91%) Windows Server
7 8 (36.36%) Azure Active Directory
7 8 (36.36%) Microsoft Azure
7 8 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (36.36%) Change Management
7 8 (36.36%) Microsoft Office
7 8 (36.36%) ITIL
8 7 (31.82%) Windows XP
8 7 (31.82%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (31.82%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (31.82%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (31.82%) Skype for Business
9 6 (27.27%) Intel
9 6 (27.27%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (22.73%) SharePoint
10 5 (22.73%) Office Communications Server
10 5 (22.73%) Windows 7
10 5 (22.73%) Presales
11 3 (13.64%) Incident Management
11 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2000
11 3 (13.64%) Windows 2000 Server
11 3 (13.64%) Blackberry

Exchange Server 2003
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 22 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 16 (72.73%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (40.91%) Exchange Server 2007
3 9 (40.91%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (31.82%) Skype for Business
5 5 (22.73%) Office Communications Server
5 5 (22.73%) SharePoint
6 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2000
7 1 (4.55%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (36.36%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (45.45%) Office 365
2 8 (36.36%) Azure Active Directory
2 8 (36.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (4.55%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) DHCP
1 1 (4.55%) DNS
1 1 (4.55%) LAN
1 1 (4.55%) Skype
1 1 (4.55%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 2 (9.09%) Japanese Language
2 1 (4.55%) Banking
2 1 (4.55%) Billing
2 1 (4.55%) Italian Language
2 1 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Consultant
2 8 (36.36%) Analyst
2 8 (36.36%) Office 365 Consultant
2 8 (36.36%) Service Analyst
2 8 (36.36%) Service Desk Analyst
2 8 (36.36%) Technical Consultant
3 6 (27.27%) IT Analyst
4 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Consultant
5 3 (13.64%) Administrator
5 3 (13.64%) Azure Consultant
6 2 (9.09%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (9.09%) Active Directory Administrator
6 2 (9.09%) Exchange Administrator
6 2 (9.09%) Network Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Network Support
6 2 (9.09%) Network Support Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Support Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) 1st Line Support
7 1 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (13.64%) Blackberry
3 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.55%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 17 (77.27%) Windows
2 9 (40.91%) Windows Server
3 8 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (31.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (31.82%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (31.82%) Windows XP
5 5 (22.73%) Windows 7
6 3 (13.64%) Windows 2000 Server
7 2 (9.09%) Windows 2000
8 1 (4.55%) Windows 8
8 1 (4.55%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) Change Management
1 8 (36.36%) ITIL
2 5 (22.73%) Presales
3 3 (13.64%) Incident Management
4 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (4.55%) Migration
4 1 (4.55%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (27.27%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (9.09%) MCSE
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.55%) MCITP
3 1 (4.55%) MCP
3 1 (4.55%) MCTS
System Software
1 20 (90.91%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.55%) vSphere
Vendors
1 10 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 6 (27.27%) Intel
3 2 (9.09%) Citrix
3 2 (9.09%) VMware
4 1 (4.55%) Cisco