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 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
England / South East
Rank 218 240 207
Rank change year-on-year +22 -33  
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 22 25 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.28% 0.27% 0.54%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.72% 1.53% 3.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 20 20
Median daily rate £391 £314 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.70% -20.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £150 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £625 £454
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £300 £331
% change year-on-year -8.33% -9.43%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Median hourly rate - £13.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -18.75%  
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 the South East with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 1282 1631 1652
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 16.58% 17.69% 16.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 726 1060 920
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 49 73
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.71% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.69 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.30 £52.25 £43.70
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 the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 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 3 months to 26 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 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
Berkshire +33 12 £500 +41.84% 1
Buckinghamshire -6 5 £354 +38.72% 1
Surrey +8 3 £240 +60.00%
Hampshire +5 2 £420 +97.41%
Exchange Server 2003
England

Exchange Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

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 South East region with a requirement for Exchange Server 2003.

1 40 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 30 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 27 (67.50%) Office 365
4 24 (60.00%) Security Cleared
5 22 (55.00%) Migration
6 18 (45.00%) PowerShell
7 17 (42.50%) Exchange Server 2007
8 16 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2013
8 16 (40.00%) Active Directory
8 16 (40.00%) Windows
9 15 (37.50%) Microsoft
10 13 (32.50%) Windows Server
11 10 (25.00%) MS Office
12 9 (22.50%) Azure Active Directory
12 9 (22.50%) Skype for Business
12 9 (22.50%) Microsoft Azure
13 8 (20.00%) SC Cleared
13 8 (20.00%) DV Cleared
13 8 (20.00%) HP
14 7 (17.50%) Windows Server 2003
14 7 (17.50%) Windows Server 2008
15 6 (15.00%) SharePoint
16 5 (12.50%) Unix
16 5 (12.50%) LAN
16 5 (12.50%) DHCP
16 5 (12.50%) DNS
16 5 (12.50%) Blackberry
16 5 (12.50%) Office Communications Server
16 5 (12.50%) Windows 7
16 5 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013

Exchange Server 2003
Top Related 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 40 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 30 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 17 (42.50%) Exchange Server 2007
4 16 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 9 (22.50%) Skype for Business
6 6 (15.00%) SharePoint
7 5 (12.50%) Office Communications Server
7 5 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (10.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2000
8 4 (10.00%) Exchange Server 5.5
Applications
1 10 (25.00%) MS Office
2 2 (5.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 27 (67.50%) Office 365
2 9 (22.50%) Azure Active Directory
2 9 (22.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.50%) DHCP
1 5 (12.50%) DNS
1 5 (12.50%) LAN
2 4 (10.00%) SAN
2 4 (10.00%) Skype
2 4 (10.00%) WAN
3 3 (7.50%) X.500
4 2 (5.00%) SMTP
4 2 (5.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (5.00%) VPN
5 1 (2.50%) X.400
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.50%) MS Access
1 3 (7.50%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (5.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.50%) Military
Job Titles
1 21 (52.50%) Consultant
2 17 (42.50%) Exchange Consultant
3 16 (40.00%) Office 365 Consultant
4 15 (37.50%) Migration Consultant
5 12 (30.00%) Microsoft Consultant
6 11 (27.50%) Exchange Migration Consultant
7 7 (17.50%) Support Engineer
8 5 (12.50%) Technical Consultant
9 4 (10.00%) Analyst
9 4 (10.00%) Architect
9 4 (10.00%) Migration Architect
9 4 (10.00%) Office 365 Architect
9 4 (10.00%) Technical Architect
10 3 (7.50%) 1st/2nd Line Support
10 3 (7.50%) 2nd Line Support
10 3 (7.50%) 3rd Line Support
10 3 (7.50%) Messaging Analyst
11 2 (5.00%) 1st Line Support
11 2 (5.00%) Desktop Support
11 2 (5.00%) Server Support
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.50%) Blackberry
2 3 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.50%) Clustering
2 3 (7.50%) Fat Client
2 3 (7.50%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.50%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.50%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.50%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 16 (40.00%) Windows
2 13 (32.50%) Windows Server
3 7 (17.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (17.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (12.50%) Unix
4 5 (12.50%) Windows 7
5 4 (10.00%) HPUX
5 4 (10.00%) Linux
5 4 (10.00%) Solaris
5 4 (10.00%) Windows 2000 Server
6 3 (7.50%) Windows XP
7 1 (2.50%) Windows 10
7 1 (2.50%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.50%) Windows NT
7 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (55.00%) Migration
2 4 (10.00%) Change Management
2 4 (10.00%) ITIL
2 4 (10.00%) Mentoring
3 3 (7.50%) Presales
3 3 (7.50%) Problem Management
4 2 (5.00%) Capacity Management
4 2 (5.00%) Incident Management
4 2 (5.00%) Server Monitoring
4 2 (5.00%) Time Management
5 1 (2.50%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (2.50%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (2.50%) High Availability
5 1 (2.50%) Network Management
5 1 (2.50%) Performance Management
5 1 (2.50%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.50%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 18 (45.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (10.00%) Perl
2 4 (10.00%) Shell Script
3 3 (7.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (20.00%) DV Cleared
2 8 (20.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 16 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (10.00%) Samba
3 1 (2.50%) Firmware
3 1 (2.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (7.50%) NetBackup
1 3 (7.50%) Netcool
1 3 (7.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 3 (7.50%) Unicenter
2 2 (5.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 1 (2.50%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.50%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 15 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 8 (20.00%) HP
3 4 (10.00%) Cisco
3 4 (10.00%) Sun
4 3 (7.50%) Citrix
4 3 (7.50%) EMC
4 3 (7.50%) Meridio
4 3 (7.50%) Oracle
4 3 (7.50%) Veritas
4 3 (7.50%) VMware
5 1 (2.50%) 3PAR
5 1 (2.50%) Dell
5 1 (2.50%) F5
5 1 (2.50%) Sophos
5 1 (2.50%) Symantec
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