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 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
UK
Rank 554 540 471
Rank change year-on-year -14 -69  
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 55 101 152
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.19% 0.29%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.71% 1.10% 1.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 59 66
Median daily rate £240 £300 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% -11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £122 £142 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £464 £494
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £300 £331
% change year-on-year -8.33% -9.43%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 16
Median hourly rate £14.50 £12.25 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.36% -41.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.70 £16.65 £22.50
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 with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 7771 9161 9202
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 17.37% 17.21% 17.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 5088 5823 5458
Median daily rate £425 £412 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.09% +3.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £560 £529
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 161 226 330
Median hourly rate £18.59 £20.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.05% +5.26%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £11.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £42.55
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

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 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 3 months to 26 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Exchange Server 2003.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Exchange Server 2003 in the UK

Exchange Server 2003
Top 30 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 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
England +5 53 £250 -6.10% 9
South East +22 22 £391 +24.70% 2
Berkshire +33 12 £500 +41.84% 1
London +15 12 £170 -42.12% 3
South West +4 6 £120 -63.63%
Bracknell +3 6 £500 +52.67% 1
Reading +22 5 - -
Buckinghamshire -6 5 £354 +38.72% 1
Milton Keynes - 5 £354 -
Gloucestershire - 5 £120 -
North West +25 4 £250 -4.30%
West Midlands +14 4 £366 +68.39% 1
Gloucester - 4 £120 -
Surrey +8 3 £240 +60.00%
Merseyside +3 3 £225 +18.42%
Derbyshire -10 3 £125 +13.63%
Derby -10 3 £125 +13.63%
East Midlands -12 3 £125 -37.50%
Telford +33 2 £325 +25.00%
Shropshire +32 2 £325 +49.42%
Hampshire +5 2 £420 +97.41%
Liverpool +4 2 £200 +5.26%
Cheshire +31 1 £280 -
Scotland +15 1 £109 -74.12%
Hook +5 1 £420 +140.00%
City of London +4 1 £500 +73.91%
Hertfordshire +2 1 - -
East of England -2 1 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £275 - 1
Herefordshire - 1 £408 -

Exchange Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills

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 with a requirement for Exchange Server 2003.

1 106 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 75 (70.75%) Exchange Server 2010
3 69 (65.09%) Active Directory
4 68 (64.15%) Windows
5 57 (53.77%) Microsoft
6 51 (48.11%) Office 365
7 45 (42.45%) Windows Server
8 39 (36.79%) Migration
9 38 (35.85%) Exchange Server 2007
10 36 (33.96%) MS Office
11 34 (32.08%) Security Cleared
12 33 (31.13%) Exchange Server 2013
13 32 (30.19%) PowerShell
14 30 (28.30%) Windows Server 2003
15 29 (27.36%) Windows Server 2008
16 27 (25.47%) Windows XP
17 21 (19.81%) SharePoint
18 20 (18.87%) Blackberry
18 20 (18.87%) Windows 7
19 18 (16.98%) Skype for Business
20 17 (16.04%) HP
21 16 (15.09%) Citrix
21 16 (15.09%) ITIL
21 16 (15.09%) VMware
22 15 (14.15%) SC Cleared
23 14 (13.21%) Microsoft Azure
23 14 (13.21%) Azure Active Directory
23 14 (13.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
24 13 (12.26%) DHCP
24 13 (12.26%) DNS

Exchange Server 2003
Top Related 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
1 106 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 75 (70.75%) Exchange Server 2010
3 38 (35.85%) Exchange Server 2007
4 33 (31.13%) Exchange Server 2013
5 21 (19.81%) SharePoint
6 18 (16.98%) Skype for Business
7 14 (13.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 11 (10.38%) Office Communications Server
9 9 (8.49%) SharePoint 2013
10 6 (5.66%) Exchange Server 2000
11 5 (4.72%) Exchange Server 5.5
12 3 (2.83%) IBM Notes
12 3 (2.83%) SharePoint Server
13 2 (1.89%) Apache
13 2 (1.89%) Live Communications Server
14 1 (0.94%) IIS
Applications
1 36 (33.96%) MS Office
2 12 (11.32%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.94%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 51 (48.11%) Office 365
2 14 (13.21%) Azure Active Directory
2 14 (13.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.89%) OneDrive
3 2 (1.89%) Yammer
4 1 (0.94%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 13 (12.26%) DHCP
1 13 (12.26%) DNS
2 9 (8.49%) VPN
3 7 (6.60%) LAN
3 7 (6.60%) SAN
3 7 (6.60%) Skype
3 7 (6.60%) TCP/IP
4 6 (5.66%) SMTP
4 6 (5.66%) WAN
5 5 (4.72%) Internet
5 5 (4.72%) Wireless
6 3 (2.83%) Firewall
6 3 (2.83%) X.500
7 2 (1.89%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (1.89%) IP Telephony
8 1 (0.94%) iSCSI
8 1 (0.94%) NetScaler
8 1 (0.94%) SNMP
8 1 (0.94%) Telnet
8 1 (0.94%) X.400
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.49%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.72%) MS Access
3 3 (2.83%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (2.83%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 7 (6.60%) Finance
2 3 (2.83%) Local Government
3 2 (1.89%) Japanese Language
3 2 (1.89%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.94%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.94%) Law
4 1 (0.94%) Military
4 1 (0.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (26.42%) Consultant
2 22 (20.75%) Office 365 Consultant
3 21 (19.81%) Support Engineer
4 20 (18.87%) Analyst
5 19 (17.92%) Exchange Consultant
6 16 (15.09%) Microsoft Consultant
6 16 (15.09%) Migration Consultant
7 11 (10.38%) Exchange Migration Consultant
7 11 (10.38%) IT Analyst
8 10 (9.43%) 2nd Line Support
8 10 (9.43%) Technical Consultant
9 9 (8.49%) Service Analyst
9 9 (8.49%) Service Desk Analyst
10 7 (6.60%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 7 (6.60%) IT Support
10 7 (6.60%) Support Analyst
11 6 (5.66%) 1st/2nd Line Support
11 6 (5.66%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
11 6 (5.66%) Desktop Support
11 6 (5.66%) IT Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 20 (18.87%) Blackberry
2 7 (6.60%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.60%) Clustering
3 5 (4.72%) Fat Client
3 5 (4.72%) Thin Client
4 4 (3.77%) Data Centre
4 4 (3.77%) Driving Licence
5 3 (2.83%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.89%) NHS
7 1 (0.94%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.94%) CMDB
7 1 (0.94%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 68 (64.15%) Windows
2 45 (42.45%) Windows Server
3 30 (28.30%) Windows Server 2003
4 29 (27.36%) Windows Server 2008
5 27 (25.47%) Windows XP
6 20 (18.87%) Windows 7
7 11 (10.38%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (8.49%) Apple iOS
9 8 (7.55%) Unix
9 8 (7.55%) Windows 8
10 7 (6.60%) Linux
10 7 (6.60%) Windows 10
11 6 (5.66%) Solaris
12 5 (4.72%) HPUX
12 5 (4.72%) Windows 2000 Server
13 4 (3.77%) Mac OS X
13 4 (3.77%) Windows Vista
14 3 (2.83%) Android
15 1 (0.94%) Windows 2000
15 1 (0.94%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (36.79%) Migration
2 16 (15.09%) ITIL
3 10 (9.43%) Change Management
4 7 (6.60%) Presales
5 5 (4.72%) Incident Management
5 5 (4.72%) Problem Management
6 4 (3.77%) Mentoring
6 4 (3.77%) Time Management
7 3 (2.83%) Change Control
7 3 (2.83%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (2.83%) Server Monitoring
8 2 (1.89%) Capacity Management
8 2 (1.89%) Demand Management
8 2 (1.89%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (1.89%) Email Management
8 2 (1.89%) Email Migration
8 2 (1.89%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (1.89%) Service Management
8 2 (1.89%) Statistics
9 1 (0.94%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (30.19%) PowerShell
2 6 (5.66%) SQL
3 5 (4.72%) Perl
3 5 (4.72%) Shell Script
3 5 (4.72%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 34 (32.08%) Security Cleared
2 15 (14.15%) SC Cleared
3 12 (11.32%) DV Cleared
4 6 (5.66%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (5.66%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (3.77%) DBS Check
6 2 (1.89%) MCP
6 2 (1.89%) MCSE
6 2 (1.89%) MOS
7 1 (0.94%) MCITP
7 1 (0.94%) MCTS
7 1 (0.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.60%) SLA
System Software
1 69 (65.09%) Active Directory
2 11 (10.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (6.60%) Hyper-V
4 5 (4.72%) Samba
4 5 (4.72%) XenApp
5 4 (3.77%) XenDesktop
6 3 (2.83%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 3 (2.83%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (1.89%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (1.89%) Sendmail
8 1 (0.94%) Firmware
8 1 (0.94%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.94%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.94%) vSphere
8 1 (0.94%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (5.66%) NetBackup
2 5 (4.72%) Netcool
2 5 (4.72%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 5 (4.72%) SCOM
2 5 (4.72%) Unicenter
3 4 (3.77%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (3.77%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 4 (3.77%) WSUS
4 3 (2.83%) Backup Exec
4 3 (2.83%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (1.89%) MAILsweeper
5 2 (1.89%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (1.89%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.94%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.94%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.94%) SCCM
6 1 (0.94%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 57 (53.77%) Microsoft
2 17 (16.04%) HP
3 16 (15.09%) Citrix
3 16 (15.09%) VMware
4 9 (8.49%) Cisco
5 6 (5.66%) Apple
5 6 (5.66%) Symantec
6 5 (4.72%) EMC
6 5 (4.72%) Intel
6 5 (4.72%) Meridio
6 5 (4.72%) Oracle
6 5 (4.72%) Veritas
7 4 (3.77%) Sophos
7 4 (3.77%) Sun
7 4 (3.77%) Trend Micro
8 3 (2.83%) Dell
8 3 (2.83%) Intel Security
8 3 (2.83%) Lotus
9 2 (1.89%) Avaya
9 2 (1.89%) Toshiba
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