Period
to 19 February 2020

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 February 2020 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 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 701 831 833
Rank change year-on-year +130 +2 -128
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 43 43 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.062% 0.043% 0.056%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.44% 0.27% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 37 42
UK median daily rate £198 £220 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.23% -15.38% -20.00%
10th Percentile £113 £156 £123
90th Percentile £336 £340 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £120 £240 £260
% change year-on-year -50.00% -7.69% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
UK median hourly rate £16.00 - £13.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 - -

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 9,864 16,120 16,363
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.31% 16.25% 16.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,297 10,422 10,913
UK median daily rate £450 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £260 £275 £263
90th Percentile £638 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 238 340 386
UK median hourly rate £20.50 £19.82 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.42% +4.33% -
10th Percentile £11.43 £12.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £52.65 £47.90 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £17.38 £18.30
% change year-on-year +9.35% -5.07% -3.67%

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 February 2020.

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 14 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 February 2020. 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
UK excluding London +111 42 £120 -50.00% 8
England +165 40 £198 -12.90% 10
South East +76 20 £120 -45.45% 4
North of England +70 10 £300 -11.76%
North West +43 7 £300 -11.76%
South West +24 7 £288 -17.86%
Wales - 3 - -
Midlands - 3 £275 - 3
North East - 3 £120 -
East Midlands - 2 - -
London +124 1 £338 +114.29% 3
East of England +38 1 £375 -
Scotland - 1 - - 1
West Midlands - 1 £275 - 3

For the 6 months to 19 February 2020, 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 43 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 41 (95.35%) Active Directory
2 41 (95.35%) Windows
3 37 (86.05%) Windows Server 2003
4 35 (81.40%) Windows Server
5 30 (69.77%) Microsoft Office
5 30 (69.77%) Windows Server 2008
6 28 (65.12%) Exchange Server 2007
7 27 (62.79%) Windows 7
8 26 (60.47%) Windows XP
9 25 (58.14%) Windows 2000
9 25 (58.14%) HP
9 25 (58.14%) VPN
9 25 (58.14%) Blackberry
10 24 (55.81%) Remedy
10 24 (55.81%) Peregrine
10 24 (55.81%) ITSM
10 24 (55.81%) Bomgar
10 24 (55.81%) WebEx
10 24 (55.81%) Remedy ITSM
10 24 (55.81%) ServiceCenter
10 24 (55.81%) Windows Vista
10 24 (55.81%) Remote Desktop
10 24 (55.81%) Problem-Solving
11 23 (53.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 23 (53.49%) PDA
11 23 (53.49%) Internet
11 23 (53.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 23 (53.49%) Microsoft Project
11 23 (53.49%) MS Visio

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 43 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 28 (65.12%) Exchange Server 2007
3 10 (23.26%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (18.60%) SharePoint
4 8 (18.60%) Skype for Business
5 2 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (4.65%) IBM Notes
6 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 5.5
Applications
1 30 (69.77%) Microsoft Office
2 23 (53.49%) Microsoft Excel
2 23 (53.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 23 (53.49%) Microsoft Project
2 23 (53.49%) MS Visio
3 22 (51.16%) Acrobat
4 15 (34.88%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 24 (55.81%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 10 (23.26%) Office 365
2 8 (18.60%) Azure
3 1 (2.33%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 25 (58.14%) VPN
2 24 (55.81%) Remote Desktop
2 24 (55.81%) WebEx
3 23 (53.49%) Internet
4 1 (2.33%) DHCP
4 1 (2.33%) DNS
4 1 (2.33%) Skype
4 1 (2.33%) SMS
4 1 (2.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.28%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (18.60%) Local Government
1 8 (18.60%) Public Sector
2 2 (4.65%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (30.23%) Help Desk Support
2 11 (25.58%) Desktop Support
3 6 (13.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (13.95%) IT Support
4 5 (11.63%) Analyst
4 5 (11.63%) Support Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) IT Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) IT Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) IT Support Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) IT Technician
6 2 (4.65%) 1st Line Support
6 2 (4.65%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (4.65%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Support
6 2 (4.65%) IT Security Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Security Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Senior IT Technician
6 2 (4.65%) Senior Technician
6 2 (4.65%) Service Desk Support
6 2 (4.65%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.33%) CSS
1 1 (2.33%) LDAP
1 1 (2.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 25 (58.14%) Blackberry
2 23 (53.49%) PDA
3 7 (16.28%) Data Centre
3 7 (16.28%) PKI
4 6 (13.95%) Driving Licence
5 5 (11.63%) Fibre Optics
6 2 (4.65%) BYOD
6 2 (4.65%) Mainframe
7 1 (2.33%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 41 (95.35%) Windows
2 37 (86.05%) Windows Server 2003
3 35 (81.40%) Windows Server
4 30 (69.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 27 (62.79%) Windows 7
6 26 (60.47%) Windows XP
7 25 (58.14%) Windows 2000
8 24 (55.81%) Windows Vista
9 6 (13.95%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (6.98%) Windows 10
11 2 (4.65%) Apple iOS
11 2 (4.65%) Unix
11 2 (4.65%) Windows 8
12 1 (2.33%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (2.33%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (55.81%) ITSM
1 24 (55.81%) Problem-Solving
2 14 (32.56%) Incident Management
3 9 (20.93%) Migration
4 8 (18.60%) Server Building
5 6 (13.95%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 5 (11.63%) Server Management
7 3 (6.98%) ITIL
7 3 (6.98%) Server Patching
8 2 (4.65%) Cybersecurity
8 2 (4.65%) Office Automation
8 2 (4.65%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (2.33%) Asset Management
9 1 (2.33%) Change Management
9 1 (2.33%) Kalman Filter
9 1 (2.33%) Project Management
9 1 (2.33%) Virtual Environments
9 1 (2.33%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (11.63%) DV Cleared
1 5 (11.63%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.65%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.33%) MCP
3 1 (2.33%) MCSE
3 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) SLA
System Software
1 41 (95.35%) Active Directory
2 8 (18.60%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 7 (16.28%) XenApp
4 1 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 24 (55.81%) ServiceCenter
2 23 (53.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 8 (18.60%) SCCM
4 7 (16.28%) SCOM
5 1 (2.33%) Backup Exec
5 1 (2.33%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (2.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (2.33%) SCOrch
5 1 (2.33%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 25 (58.14%) HP
2 24 (55.81%) Bomgar
2 24 (55.81%) Peregrine
2 24 (55.81%) Remedy
3 22 (51.16%) Adobe
4 15 (34.88%) Citrix
5 8 (18.60%) McAfee
5 8 (18.60%) Microsoft
6 7 (16.28%) Ivanti
7 6 (13.95%) Sophos
8 4 (9.30%) VMware
9 2 (4.65%) Lotus
10 1 (2.33%) Cisco
10 1 (2.33%) CommVault
10 1 (2.33%) Dell
10 1 (2.33%) NetApp
10 1 (2.33%) Nimsoft
10 1 (2.33%) Polycom
10 1 (2.33%) SolarWinds
10 1 (2.33%) Veritas