Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 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
England > South East
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 367 332 337
Rank change year-on-year -35 +5 -107
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 10 50 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.059% 0.30% 0.30%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.34% 1.61% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 27 21
South East median daily rate £238 £400 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -40.63% +28.00% +0.81%
10th Percentile £200 £287 £161
90th Percentile £344 £500 £413
England median daily rate £260 £325 £234
% change year-on-year -20.00% +39.04% -15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
South East median hourly rate £12.00 £21.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -44.83% +8.75% +12.68%
England median hourly rate £12.00 £13.00 £23.63
% change year-on-year -7.69% -44.97% +68.75%

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 2959 3100 3604
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 17.56% 18.48% 18.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1762 1842 2162
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +3.45%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £225
90th Percentile £550 £550 £524
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 128 114
South East median hourly rate £19.34 £22.25 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.08% +20.27% +13.57%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.25 £12.17
90th Percentile £48.75 £57.50 £40.00
England median hourly rate £21.08 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +5.40% +5.26% +6.35%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 in the South East over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 17 November 2017. 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
Thames Valley -30 6 £275 -31.25%
Berkshire -11 4 - -
Hampshire +4 3 £200 -46.67%
Buckinghamshire -27 1 £250 -17.36%
Surrey -27 1 £375 -21.05%
Oxfordshire - 1 £300 -
Exchange Server 2003
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 South East region with a requirement for Exchange Server 2003.

1 10 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 9 (90.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (90.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (80.00%) Windows
3 8 (80.00%) VMware
4 6 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
5 5 (50.00%) VPN
6 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (40.00%) Windows Server
7 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
7 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (30.00%) Windows 8
7 3 (30.00%) Windows 10
7 3 (30.00%) Finance
7 3 (30.00%) Replication
7 3 (30.00%) DNS
7 3 (30.00%) Cisco
7 3 (30.00%) DHCP
7 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
7 3 (30.00%) ITIL
7 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
7 3 (30.00%) Windows XP
7 3 (30.00%) HP
7 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (20.00%) Dell
8 2 (20.00%) CCNA
8 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (20.00%) MCSA

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 10 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (10.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Office 365
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) VPN
2 3 (30.00%) DHCP
2 3 (30.00%) DNS
2 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (20.00%) Firewall
3 2 (20.00%) SMTP
3 2 (20.00%) Wireless
4 1 (10.00%) LAN
4 1 (10.00%) VLAN
4 1 (10.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Retail
2 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (30.00%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
2 3 (30.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 3 (30.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
2 3 (30.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (30.00%) Active Directory Support
2 3 (30.00%) Desktop Support
2 3 (30.00%) Senior Desktop Support
2 3 (30.00%) Service Desk Support
2 3 (30.00%) Support Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 2 (20.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Citrix Server Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Messaging Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Office 365 Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Systems Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Wintel Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Replication
2 2 (20.00%) Clustering
2 2 (20.00%) iPad
2 2 (20.00%) iPhone
2 2 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (10.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (10.00%) Fat Client
3 1 (10.00%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (10.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (30.00%) Windows 10
3 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (30.00%) Windows 8
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (30.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Phone
5 1 (10.00%) Linux
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) Asset Management
2 2 (20.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 2 (20.00%) Network Virtualisation
3 1 (10.00%) Application Virtualisation
3 1 (10.00%) Hardware Maintenance
3 1 (10.00%) High Availability
3 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (10.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Network Load Balancing
3 1 (10.00%) Patch Management
3 1 (10.00%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) CCENT
1 2 (20.00%) CCNA
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
1 2 (20.00%) MCSA
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (90.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (20.00%) vSphere
4 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (10.00%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (10.00%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (10.00%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (80.00%) VMware
3 3 (30.00%) Cisco
3 3 (30.00%) HP
4 2 (20.00%) Barracuda Networks
4 2 (20.00%) Dell
4 2 (20.00%) IBM
4 2 (20.00%) Kaspersky
4 2 (20.00%) Veeam
5 1 (10.00%) Citrix