Period
to 9 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South 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 6 months to 9 December 2018 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
England > South East
6 months to
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 373 362 330
Rank change year-on-year -11 -32 +15
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 16 11 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.095% 0.066% 0.24%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.54% 0.38% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 7 24
South East median daily rate £220 £300 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.67% -25.00% +18.52%
10th Percentile £181 £208 £258
90th Percentile £250 £388 £488
England median daily rate £227 £250 £305
% change year-on-year -9.30% -18.03% +35.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
South East median hourly rate - £12.00 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -44.83% -17.92%
England median hourly rate £13.00 £12.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +8.33% -25.00% -32.63%

Exchange Server 2003 is in the Application Platforms category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 2,978 2,931 2,975
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 17.65% 17.61% 18.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,774 1,728 1,771
South East median daily rate £450 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +3.13% +5.26%
10th Percentile £281 £250 £235
90th Percentile £575 £563 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 109 115
South East median hourly rate £26.65 £19.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.26% -15.56% +28.57%
10th Percentile £12.08 £11.25 £12.25
90th Percentile £50.18 £48.01 £57.20
England median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +7.50% - +6.16%

Exchange Server 2003
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Exchange Server 2003 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Exchange Server 2003 in the South East

Exchange Server 2003
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

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

Exchange Server 2003
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

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

Exchange Server 2003
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South East region over the 6 months to 9 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Buckinghamshire +34 12 £220 -12.00% 1
Thames Valley +22 12 £220 -20.00% 3
Surrey -22 2 £185 -50.67%
Hampshire -23 1 £260 +15.56% 1
Middlesex - 1 £290 -
Exchange Server 2003
England

For the 6 months to 9 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South East region with a requirement for Exchange Server 2003.

1 16 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 15 (93.75%) Windows
2 15 (93.75%) Microsoft
3 13 (81.25%) SQL
4 12 (75.00%) SQL Server
4 12 (75.00%) Microsoft Office
4 12 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 12 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (75.00%) Windows Server
5 11 (68.75%) Security Cleared
5 11 (68.75%) SQL Server 2008
5 11 (68.75%) ITIL
6 10 (62.50%) Service Management
6 10 (62.50%) Problem-Solving
7 9 (56.25%) ITSM
7 9 (56.25%) SC Cleared
8 8 (50.00%) DV Cleared
8 8 (50.00%) Critical Thinking
9 7 (43.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 7 (43.75%) CRM
10 6 (37.50%) HP
10 6 (37.50%) webMethods
11 5 (31.25%) OVSD
11 5 (31.25%) ITIL V3
12 4 (25.00%) Office 365
12 4 (25.00%) Self-Motivation
12 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
12 4 (25.00%) SLA
13 3 (18.75%) Windows XP
13 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification

Exchange Server 2003
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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 16 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 12 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (6.25%) Apache
3 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (6.25%) IIS
3 1 (6.25%) Live Communications Server
3 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
3 1 (6.25%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 12 (75.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (25.00%) Office 365
2 3 (18.75%) Azure Active Directory
2 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) Firewall
2 1 (6.25%) DHCP
2 1 (6.25%) DNS
2 1 (6.25%) Internet
2 1 (6.25%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (68.75%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (6.25%) MS Access
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) Analyst
2 9 (56.25%) Service Analyst
2 9 (56.25%) Service Desk Analyst
3 5 (31.25%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (18.75%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 3 (18.75%) Operations Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) 1st Line Support
5 2 (12.50%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Support Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Support Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Administrator
6 1 (6.25%) Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) Migration Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) Service Desk Support Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (12.50%) Replication
3 1 (6.25%) Clustering
3 1 (6.25%) Fat Client
3 1 (6.25%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 15 (93.75%) Windows
2 12 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 12 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (18.75%) Windows XP
4 2 (12.50%) Unix
4 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
4 2 (12.50%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) ITIL
2 10 (62.50%) Problem-Solving
2 10 (62.50%) Service Management
3 9 (56.25%) ITSM
4 8 (50.00%) Critical Thinking
5 7 (43.75%) CRM
6 5 (31.25%) ITIL V3
7 3 (18.75%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (12.50%) Antivirus Management
8 2 (12.50%) Incident Management
8 2 (12.50%) Ticket Management
9 1 (6.25%) Migration
9 1 (6.25%) NsoIT
9 1 (6.25%) Proactive Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 13 (81.25%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) C
2 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (68.75%) Security Cleared
2 9 (56.25%) SC Cleared
3 8 (50.00%) DV Cleared
4 7 (43.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (6.25%) MCP
7 1 (6.25%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (12.50%) Terminal Server
3 1 (6.25%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 5 (31.25%) OVSD
2 1 (6.25%) Backup Exec
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (6.25%) NetBackup
2 1 (6.25%) Netcool
2 1 (6.25%) NetVault Backup
2 1 (6.25%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (6.25%) Unicenter
2 1 (6.25%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 15 (93.75%) Microsoft
2 6 (37.50%) HP
2 6 (37.50%) webMethods
3 2 (12.50%) Citrix
4 1 (6.25%) EMC
4 1 (6.25%) Meridio
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle
4 1 (6.25%) Remedy
4 1 (6.25%) Veritas