The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 24 April 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 West
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 136 136 140
Rank change year-on-year 0 +4  
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 4 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.15% 0.17% 0.28%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.83% 1.03% 1.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 8
Median daily rate £120 £330 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -63.63% +1.53%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £310 £325
% change year-on-year -11.29% -4.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £17.25 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £13.00 £15.18
% change year-on-year - -14.33%  

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 West with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 481 485 543
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 18.25% 16.22% 16.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 330 342 328
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £241 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £550 £502
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year +1.26% +5.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 20 19
Median hourly rate £47.50 £19.00 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +150.00% -5.87%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £8.88 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.95 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +11.76% -15.00%  

Exchange Server 2003
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West 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 West

Exchange Server 2003
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

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

Exchange Server 2003
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

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

Exchange Server 2003
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 24 April 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
Gloucestershire - 4 £120 -
Exchange Server 2003
England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 West region with a requirement for Exchange Server 2003.

1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 6 (85.71%) Windows XP
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (85.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (71.43%) Apple
4 4 (57.14%) Mac OS X
4 4 (57.14%) Internet
4 4 (57.14%) DBS Check
4 4 (57.14%) Wireless
4 4 (57.14%) Windows Vista
4 4 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (57.14%) Apple iOS
5 3 (42.86%) VMware
5 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (42.86%) Citrix
5 3 (42.86%) SharePoint
6 2 (28.57%) DHCP
6 2 (28.57%) HP
6 2 (28.57%) EMC
6 2 (28.57%) DNS
6 2 (28.57%) Solaris
6 2 (28.57%) Apache
6 2 (28.57%) MS Access
6 2 (28.57%) Unix
6 2 (28.57%) SQL

Exchange Server 2003
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 7 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (85.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (42.86%) SharePoint
5 2 (28.57%) Apache
5 2 (28.57%) Live Communications Server
5 2 (28.57%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) Internet
1 4 (57.14%) Wireless
2 2 (28.57%) DHCP
2 2 (28.57%) DNS
2 2 (28.57%) SAN
3 1 (14.29%) Firewall
3 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) MS Access
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Support Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Customer Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Customer Support Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support
4 1 (14.29%) Field Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Field Support Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Clustering
1 2 (28.57%) Fat Client
1 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
1 2 (28.57%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (85.71%) Windows XP
3 4 (57.14%) Apple iOS
3 4 (57.14%) Mac OS X
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Vista
4 2 (28.57%) Solaris
4 2 (28.57%) Unix
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
5 1 (14.29%) Android
5 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Change Control
1 2 (28.57%) Demand Management
1 2 (28.57%) Problem Management
2 1 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) DBS Check
2 2 (28.57%) DV Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (14.29%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Clustering
1 2 (28.57%) NetBackup
1 2 (28.57%) Netcool
1 2 (28.57%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 2 (28.57%) Unicenter
1 2 (28.57%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 5 (71.43%) Apple
3 3 (42.86%) Citrix
3 3 (42.86%) VMware
4 2 (28.57%) EMC
4 2 (28.57%) HP
4 2 (28.57%) Meridio
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle
4 2 (28.57%) Veritas
5 1 (14.29%) Cisco
5 1 (14.29%) Forcepoint
5 1 (14.29%) Intel Security