The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 27 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Exchange Server 2003
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 54 79 70
Rank change year-on-year +25 -9  
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 5 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.77% 0.20% 0.50%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.72% 1.09% 2.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £463 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £250 £300 £331
% change year-on-year -16.66% -9.43%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £11.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £13.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year +23.07% -16.12%  

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 Reading with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 106 183 207
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 16.33% 18.14% 20.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 113 114
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £305 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 8
Median hourly rate £53.75 £9.00 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +497.22% -73.13%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.95 £9.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.46 £160.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year -5.55% +9.09%  

Exchange Server 2003
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 Reading

Exchange Server 2003
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Exchange Server 2003 in Reading

Exchange Server 2003
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Exchange Server 2003 in Reading

Exchange Server 2003
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 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 Reading region with a requirement for Exchange Server 2003.

1 12 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 12 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 12 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 12 (100.00%) Office 365
2 11 (91.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 11 (91.67%) Migration
2 11 (91.67%) Security Cleared
2 11 (91.67%) PowerShell
3 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (8.33%) High Availability
3 1 (8.33%) MS Excel

Exchange Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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 12 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 12 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 12 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 11 (91.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (100.00%) Office 365
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) Consultant
1 12 (100.00%) Exchange Consultant
1 12 (100.00%) Office 365 Consultant
2 11 (91.67%) Exchange Migration Consultant
2 11 (91.67%) Microsoft Consultant
2 11 (91.67%) Migration Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Server Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) Migration
2 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (8.33%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (91.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft