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 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Exchange Server 2003
England / London
Rank 394 409 381
Rank change year-on-year +15 -28  
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 12 27 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.062% 0.12% 0.18%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.33% 0.72% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 12
Median daily rate £170 £294 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -42.12% -12.96%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £140 £146
10% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £508 £411
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £300 £331
% change year-on-year -8.33% -9.43%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 6
Median hourly rate £13.00 £11.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.04% -48.88%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £13.00 £15.43
% change year-on-year +23.07% -15.72%  

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 3669 3742 3750
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 19.06% 16.90% 17.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2550 2573 2473
Median daily rate £475 £450 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +8.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £295 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 53 96
Median hourly rate £22.34 £24.00 £20.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.93% +17.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.11 £11.50 £13.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £101.50 £50.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.14
% change year-on-year -5.55% +11.52%  

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 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Exchange Server 2003 in London

Exchange Server 2003
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 26 March 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
City of London +4 1 £500 +73.91%
Exchange Server 2003
England

Exchange Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 23 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 22 (95.65%) Active Directory
3 20 (86.96%) Windows
4 17 (73.91%) Exchange Server 2010
5 14 (60.87%) Windows Server
5 14 (60.87%) Microsoft
6 10 (43.48%) MS Office
7 9 (39.13%) Office 365
7 9 (39.13%) Exchange Server 2013
8 7 (30.43%) Windows XP
8 7 (30.43%) Windows 7
9 6 (26.09%) Skype for Business
9 6 (26.09%) SharePoint
9 6 (26.09%) ITIL
9 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (26.09%) Exchange Server 2007
10 5 (21.74%) Office Communications Server
10 5 (21.74%) Migration
10 5 (21.74%) Intel
10 5 (21.74%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (21.74%) Azure Active Directory
10 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Azure
10 5 (21.74%) PowerShell
10 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (17.39%) Hyper-V
11 4 (17.39%) Presales
11 4 (17.39%) Blackberry
11 4 (17.39%) MS Excel

Exchange Server 2003
Top Related 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 23 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 17 (73.91%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (39.13%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (26.09%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (26.09%) SharePoint
4 6 (26.09%) Skype for Business
5 5 (21.74%) Office Communications Server
6 2 (8.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (4.35%) IIS
7 1 (4.35%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (4.35%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 10 (43.48%) MS Office
2 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (39.13%) Office 365
2 5 (21.74%) Azure Active Directory
2 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (8.70%) OneDrive
3 2 (8.70%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) DHCP
1 4 (17.39%) DNS
2 3 (13.04%) Skype
3 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.35%) Firewall
4 1 (4.35%) iSCSI
4 1 (4.35%) SAN
4 1 (4.35%) SMTP
4 1 (4.35%) SNMP
4 1 (4.35%) Telnet
General
1 2 (8.70%) Japanese Language
2 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Analyst
2 8 (34.78%) Service Analyst
2 8 (34.78%) Service Desk Analyst
3 6 (26.09%) Consultant
3 6 (26.09%) IT Analyst
3 6 (26.09%) Office 365 Consultant
4 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Consultant
4 4 (17.39%) Technical Consultant
5 3 (13.04%) Azure Consultant
5 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) IT Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (8.70%) Office 365 Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Desktop Support
7 1 (4.35%) Exchange Consultant
7 1 (4.35%) Help Desk Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 1 (4.35%) Migration Consultant
7 1 (4.35%) Project Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (17.39%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.35%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 20 (86.96%) Windows
2 14 (60.87%) Windows Server
3 7 (30.43%) Windows 7
3 7 (30.43%) Windows XP
4 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) ITIL
2 5 (21.74%) Migration
3 4 (17.39%) Change Management
3 4 (17.39%) Presales
4 3 (13.04%) Incident Management
5 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (4.35%) Business Transformation
5 1 (4.35%) Release Management
5 1 (4.35%) Server Monitoring
5 1 (4.35%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (21.74%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (4.35%) MCITP
2 1 (4.35%) MCP
2 1 (4.35%) MCSE
2 1 (4.35%) MCTS
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (95.65%) Active Directory
2 4 (17.39%) Hyper-V
3 3 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (4.35%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) SCOM
1 3 (13.04%) WSUS
2 1 (4.35%) Backup Exec
2 1 (4.35%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 14 (60.87%) Microsoft
2 5 (21.74%) Intel
3 4 (17.39%) VMware
4 2 (8.70%) Citrix
4 2 (8.70%) Symantec
5 1 (4.35%) Apple
5 1 (4.35%) Intel Security