The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Exchange Server 2003
England / North East
Rank 84 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.14% - -
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.66% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £275 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £288 £341
% change year-on-year -4.34% -15.75%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £13.00 £14.85
% change year-on-year +23.07% -12.45%  

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 the North East with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
North East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 152 171 82
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 20.68% 19.68% 12.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 107 49
Median daily rate £340 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.61% +8.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £510 £487
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 6
Median hourly rate £13.75 - £12.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 - £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 - £14.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £16.07
% change year-on-year -2.85% +8.89%  

Exchange Server 2003
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East 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 the North East

Exchange Server 2003
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Exchange Server 2003 in the North East

Exchange Server 2003
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Exchange Server 2003 in the North East

Exchange Server 2003
Contract Job Locations in the North East

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 North East region over the 3 months to 24 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
Tyne and Wear - 1 £275 - 2
Exchange Server 2003
England

Exchange Server 2003
Top 23 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 24 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 North East region with a requirement for Exchange Server 2003.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) Windows XP
2 4 (80.00%) SLA
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (40.00%) VPN
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (20.00%) MS Office
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco
4 1 (20.00%) SMTP
4 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (20.00%) Firewall
4 1 (20.00%) VMware
4 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) Office 365

Exchange Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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%) Exchange Server 2013
1 5 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) VPN
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) SMTP
2 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) Support Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Engineer
3 2 (40.00%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
3 2 (40.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 2 (40.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (40.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
3 2 (40.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (40.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (40.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (40.00%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (40.00%) Desktop Support
3 2 (40.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (40.00%) Help Desk Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Server Support
4 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) Server Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server Support
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (80.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) VMware