The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 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
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 74 - 67
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 4 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.54% - 0.49%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.33% - 3.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 3
Median daily rate £300 - £320
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £300 £250
% change year-on-year +10.00% +20.00%  
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 Milton Keynes with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 172 124 125
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 23.34% 18.45% 15.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 74 85
Median daily rate £393 £400 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.87% +16.36%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £555 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £350
% change year-on-year +1.26% +12.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £15.25 £16.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -5.51%  
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 Milton Keynes

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 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 Milton Keynes

Exchange Server 2003
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Exchange Server 2003 in Milton Keynes

Exchange Server 2003
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 in Milton Keynes over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Exchange Server 2003 in Milton Keynes

Exchange Server 2003
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Exchange Server 2003 in Milton Keynes

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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Exchange Server 2003.

1 9 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 8 (88.89%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (66.67%) SC Cleared
3 6 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 6 (66.67%) Windows
4 5 (55.56%) ITIL
4 5 (55.56%) Blackberry
4 5 (55.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 5 (55.56%) Office Communications Server
4 5 (55.56%) Office 365
4 5 (55.56%) SharePoint 2013
4 5 (55.56%) Mentoring
4 5 (55.56%) Change Management
4 5 (55.56%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (55.56%) SharePoint
4 5 (55.56%) Skype for Business
4 5 (55.56%) Windows Server
5 4 (44.44%) VMware
6 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
6 3 (33.33%) Presales
7 2 (22.22%) Server Monitoring
7 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
7 2 (22.22%) SAN
8 1 (11.11%) Firmware
8 1 (11.11%) Thin Client
8 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (11.11%) Internet

Exchange Server 2003
Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 9 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 8 (88.89%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (55.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 5 (55.56%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (55.56%) Office Communications Server
3 5 (55.56%) SharePoint
3 5 (55.56%) SharePoint 2013
3 5 (55.56%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (55.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) SAN
2 1 (11.11%) BIG-IP
2 1 (11.11%) Firewall
2 1 (11.11%) Internet
2 1 (11.11%) NAS
2 1 (11.11%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Messaging Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Messaging Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) CRM Specialist
4 1 (11.11%) Database Specialist
4 1 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM Specialist
4 1 (11.11%) Exchange Specialist
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Messaging Support
4 1 (11.11%) Messaging Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Server Specialist
4 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Blackberry
2 1 (11.11%) CESG
2 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 1 (11.11%) Fat Client
2 1 (11.11%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) Windows Server
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (11.11%) Linux
4 1 (11.11%) Unix
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Change Management
1 5 (55.56%) ITIL
1 5 (55.56%) Mentoring
2 3 (33.33%) Presales
3 2 (22.22%) Server Monitoring
4 1 (11.11%) Capacity Management
4 1 (11.11%) CRM
4 1 (11.11%) Cryptography
4 1 (11.11%) Hardware Maintenance
4 1 (11.11%) ITIL V3
4 1 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (11.11%) Resource Management
4 1 (11.11%) Server Hardening
4 1 (11.11%) Trend Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 6 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
1 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (11.11%) Firmware
2 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (11.11%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (11.11%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Server
2 1 (11.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) VMware
3 1 (11.11%) 3PAR
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix
3 1 (11.11%) Dell
3 1 (11.11%) F5
3 1 (11.11%) HP
3 1 (11.11%) Symantec