The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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
UK / Scotland
Rank 106 121 129
Rank change year-on-year +15 +8  
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 1 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.058% 0.35% 0.10%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.37% 1.91% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 1
Median daily rate £109 £420 £347
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -74.12% +20.87%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £300 £331
% change year-on-year -8.33% -9.43%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Scotland with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 271 471 452
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 15.60% 18.19% 15.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 288 254
Median daily rate £358 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.62% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 7
Median hourly rate £22.75 £16.00 £23.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.18% -31.18%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.70 £16.00 £11.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £16.00 £54.50
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 Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 Scotland

Exchange Server 2003
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Exchange Server 2003 in Scotland

Exchange Server 2003
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Exchange Server 2003 in Scotland

Exchange Server 2003
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland 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
South Ayrshire - 1 £109 -
Exchange Server 2003
UK

Exchange Server 2003
Top 6 Related IT Skills in Scotland

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 Scotland region with a requirement for Exchange Server 2003.

1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) NHS
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7

Exchange Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) 1st Line Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) 1st Line Support
1 1 (100.00%) 1st Line Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) First Line Help Desk Support
1 1 (100.00%) Help Desk Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Help Desk Support
1 1 (100.00%) Help Desk Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) IT Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) IT Support
1 1 (100.00%) IT Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Service Desk Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Service Desk Support
1 1 (100.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7