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 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
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 61 -
Rank change year-on-year +11 -  
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 3 12 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.52% 1.37% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.94% 9.23% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Median daily rate £375 £419 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.44% -  
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 Reading with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 102 130 115
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 17.53% 14.82% 13.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 85 62
Median daily rate £368 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.12% -5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £271 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 5
Median hourly rate £19.66 £25.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.36% +11.11%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.33 £25.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.39 £25.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +5.76% +23.80%  

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Exchange Server 2003 in Reading

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

1 8 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 8 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 8 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (87.50%) Office 365
2 7 (87.50%) Exchange Server 2013
2 7 (87.50%) PowerShell
2 7 (87.50%) Migration
2 7 (87.50%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
3 1 (12.50%) Server Hardening
3 1 (12.50%) CESG
3 1 (12.50%) Cryptography
3 1 (12.50%) Firewall
3 1 (12.50%) Unix
3 1 (12.50%) Windows
3 1 (12.50%) Linux
3 1 (12.50%) SMTP
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix
3 1 (12.50%) SAN
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (12.50%) Internet
3 1 (12.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) QA
3 1 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (12.50%) VMware
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) NAS

Exchange Server 2003
Co-occurring 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 8 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 8 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 7 (87.50%) Exchange Server 2007
2 7 (87.50%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (12.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Cloud Services
1 7 (87.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Firewall
1 1 (12.50%) Internet
1 1 (12.50%) NAS
1 1 (12.50%) SAN
1 1 (12.50%) SMTP
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Consultant
1 7 (87.50%) Exchange Consultant
1 7 (87.50%) Exchange Migration Consultant
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft Consultant
1 7 (87.50%) Migration Consultant
1 7 (87.50%) Office 365 Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) Messaging Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Unix
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Cryptography
2 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
2 1 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Server Hardening
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Citrix
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 1 (12.50%) VMware