Period
to 19 May 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 19 May 2019 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
UK
6 months to
19 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 805 836 725
Rank change year-on-year +31 -111 -90
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 35 73 98
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.038% 0.072% 0.11%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.24% 0.44% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 51 66
UK median daily rate £235 £305 £233
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.95% +31.18% -22.50%
10th Percentile £167 £123 £121
90th Percentile £350 £410 £481
UK excluding London median daily rate £280 £293 £245
% change year-on-year -4.27% +19.39% -18.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 5
UK median hourly rate - £14.25 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +9.62% +1.96%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £87.75 £21.75
% change year-on-year - +303.45% +67.31%

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 with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 14,351 16,580 15,546
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.77% 16.33% 17.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,159 11,004 10,013
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £256
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £433 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +4.85% +3.13% +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 277 367 345
UK median hourly rate £18.00 £18.87 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.61% +0.91% -8.78%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.51 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.83 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -5.71% - -12.50%

Exchange Server 2003
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Exchange Server 2003 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Exchange Server 2003 in the UK

Exchange Server 2003
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Exchange Server 2003 in the UK

Exchange Server 2003
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 over the 6 months to 19 May 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Exchange Server 2003 in the UK

Exchange Server 2003
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Exchange Server 2003 in the UK

Exchange Server 2003
Top 8 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 6 months to 19 May 2019. 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
England +32 35 £235 -16.07% 3
UK excluding London -16 25 £280 -4.27% 3
South East +28 14 £210 -40.00% 3
London +43 10 £170 -45.60%
South West - 6 £350 -
North West +13 3 £340 +21.43%
North of England -2 3 £340 +21.43%
East of England +10 2 £350 +233.33%

For the 6 months to 19 May 2019, 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 with a requirement for Exchange Server 2003.

1 35 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 32 (91.43%) Windows
3 25 (71.43%) Active Directory
4 24 (68.57%) Microsoft
5 22 (62.86%) Office 365
6 18 (51.43%) Windows Server
7 17 (48.57%) Windows Server 2003
8 13 (37.14%) Citrix
9 12 (34.29%) Exchange Server 2010
10 11 (31.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 11 (31.43%) SQL Server
10 11 (31.43%) ITIL
10 11 (31.43%) Windows Server 2008
11 10 (28.57%) SCCM
11 10 (28.57%) Windows XP
11 10 (28.57%) Skype for Business
12 9 (25.71%) Data Centre
12 9 (25.71%) DHCP
12 9 (25.71%) Security Cleared
12 9 (25.71%) Migration
13 8 (22.86%) SCOM
13 8 (22.86%) SharePoint
13 8 (22.86%) Microsoft Office
14 7 (20.00%) Service Management
14 7 (20.00%) ITSM
14 7 (20.00%) SQL
14 7 (20.00%) DNS
14 7 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
15 6 (17.14%) Server Building
15 6 (17.14%) Citrix Presentation Server

Exchange Server 2003
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 35 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 12 (34.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (28.57%) Skype for Business
4 8 (22.86%) SharePoint
5 5 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (11.43%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (8.57%) IIS
8 2 (5.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (5.71%) Office Communications Server
8 2 (5.71%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (2.86%) Apache
Applications
1 8 (22.86%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 22 (62.86%) Office 365
2 6 (17.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (8.57%) Azure Active Directory
3 3 (8.57%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 9 (25.71%) DHCP
2 7 (20.00%) DNS
3 5 (14.29%) Wireless
4 4 (11.43%) Firewall
4 4 (11.43%) Skype
4 4 (11.43%) VPN
5 3 (8.57%) Internet
6 2 (5.71%) SAN
7 1 (2.86%) IPsec
7 1 (2.86%) PuTTY
7 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
7 1 (2.86%) Unified Communications
7 1 (2.86%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (31.43%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 6 (17.14%) Local Government
2 1 (2.86%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Law
2 1 (2.86%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (31.43%) Support Engineer
2 8 (22.86%) Analyst
3 7 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (11.43%) Desktop Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Desktop Support
4 4 (11.43%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Messaging Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Exchange Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Support Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Administrator
6 2 (5.71%) Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Messaging Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Server Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Storage Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.57%) Software Packaging
2 1 (2.86%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.71%) Data Centre
2 6 (17.14%) PKI
3 5 (14.29%) Clustering
3 5 (14.29%) Smartphone
4 4 (11.43%) iPad
4 4 (11.43%) Replication
5 2 (5.71%) Blackberry
6 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.86%) iPhone
6 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 32 (91.43%) Windows
2 18 (51.43%) Windows Server
3 17 (48.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (31.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (28.57%) Windows XP
6 7 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (14.29%) Windows 8
8 4 (11.43%) Windows 7
9 3 (8.57%) Android
10 2 (5.71%) Apple iOS
11 1 (2.86%) Solaris
11 1 (2.86%) Unix
11 1 (2.86%) Windows 10
11 1 (2.86%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (2.86%) Windows NT
11 1 (2.86%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (31.43%) ITIL
2 9 (25.71%) Migration
3 7 (20.00%) ITSM
3 7 (20.00%) Service Management
4 6 (17.14%) Server Building
5 5 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 5 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (11.43%) Antivirus Management
6 4 (11.43%) Incident Management
7 3 (8.57%) Business Continuity
7 3 (8.57%) Change Management
7 3 (8.57%) CRM
7 3 (8.57%) ITIL V3
7 3 (8.57%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (8.57%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (8.57%) Release Management
7 3 (8.57%) Ticket Management
8 2 (5.71%) Capacity Management
8 2 (5.71%) Collaborative Working
8 2 (5.71%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (20.00%) SQL
2 6 (17.14%) PowerShell
3 2 (5.71%) C#
4 1 (2.86%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (31.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 9 (25.71%) Security Cleared
3 6 (17.14%) DV Cleared
4 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (14.29%) SC Cleared
5 3 (8.57%) MCP
6 1 (2.86%) MCSA
6 1 (2.86%) MCSE
6 1 (2.86%) PMI Certification
6 1 (2.86%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 6 (17.14%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 6 (17.14%) XenApp
3 4 (11.43%) Terminal Server
4 3 (8.57%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (5.71%) ISA Server
6 1 (2.86%) Sendmail
6 1 (2.86%) Terminal Services
6 1 (2.86%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.86%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (28.57%) SCCM
2 8 (22.86%) SCOM
3 3 (8.57%) Failover Clustering
3 3 (8.57%) OVSD
4 2 (5.71%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (5.71%) NetBackup
4 2 (5.71%) Netcool
4 2 (5.71%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 2 (5.71%) vCenter Server
5 1 (2.86%) HP Operations Orchestration
5 1 (2.86%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (2.86%) Netcool/OMNIbus
5 1 (2.86%) Netcool/Webtop
5 1 (2.86%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (2.86%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (2.86%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (2.86%) Tivoli
5 1 (2.86%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 24 (68.57%) Microsoft
2 13 (37.14%) Citrix
3 6 (17.14%) VMware
4 5 (14.29%) Cisco
4 5 (14.29%) HP
5 4 (11.43%) MobileIron
6 3 (8.57%) EMC
6 3 (8.57%) Veeam
7 2 (5.71%) Clearswift
7 2 (5.71%) Dell
7 2 (5.71%) McAfee
7 2 (5.71%) Remedy
7 2 (5.71%) Symantec
8 1 (2.86%) Ivanti
8 1 (2.86%) Lumension
8 1 (2.86%) NetApp
8 1 (2.86%) SolarWinds
8 1 (2.86%) Trend Micro
8 1 (2.86%) Veritas
8 1 (2.86%) webMethods