Period
to 14 November 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 14 November 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
14 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 763 853 818
Rank change year-on-year +90 -35 -94
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 50 57 78
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.059% 0.055% 0.076%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.40% 0.32% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 46 51
UK median daily rate £315 £220 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +43.18% -15.38% -20.00%
10th Percentile £116 £138 £138
90th Percentile £422 £331 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £234 £260
% change year-on-year +34.90% -10.19% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
UK median hourly rate - £13.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +8.33% -7.69%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £12.00

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 12,503 17,551 17,153
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.85% 16.82% 16.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,030 11,424 11,235
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £450
10th Percentile £258 £275 £263
90th Percentile £638 £625 £606
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 331 398 439
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.27% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £11.00 £12.34 £11.00
90th Percentile £52.25 £47.88 £48.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £22.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -4.55% +10.00% -3.52%

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 14 November 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 11 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 14 November 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 +97 50 £315 +38.92% 14
UK excluding London +74 43 £315 +34.90% 12
North of England +40 15 £315 +12.50% 2
North West +14 15 £315 +12.50% 2
South East +43 11 £115 -49.28% 3
East of England +33 9 £400 +280.95%
London +81 7 £469 +195.28% 2
South West +19 6 £406 +88.95% 6
Midlands +40 3 £120 -7.69% 1
East Midlands +18 2 £120 -7.69%
West Midlands +33 1 £275 -11.29% 1

For the 6 months to 14 November 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 50 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 43 (86.00%) Active Directory
3 40 (80.00%) Windows
4 39 (78.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 34 (68.00%) Office 365
6 32 (64.00%) Skype for Business
7 28 (56.00%) Migration
8 26 (52.00%) Exchange Server 2007
9 25 (50.00%) Windows Server
10 24 (48.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 24 (48.00%) SharePoint
11 23 (46.00%) Microsoft
12 22 (44.00%) Exchange Server 2010
13 20 (40.00%) Server Building
14 19 (38.00%) Skype
14 19 (38.00%) SCCM
15 18 (36.00%) Windows 2000
15 18 (36.00%) Azure
16 16 (32.00%) Exchange Server 2013
17 15 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
18 14 (28.00%) Public Sector
18 14 (28.00%) Cisco
18 14 (28.00%) Local Government
19 13 (26.00%) Citrix
19 13 (26.00%) SQL Server
19 13 (26.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
20 12 (24.00%) Data Centre
20 12 (24.00%) Microsoft Office
20 12 (24.00%) Microsoft Certification
20 12 (24.00%) PowerShell

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 50 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 32 (64.00%) Skype for Business
3 26 (52.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 24 (48.00%) SharePoint
5 22 (44.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 16 (32.00%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (6.00%) IBM Notes
8 1 (2.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 5.5
8 1 (2.00%) Live Communications Server
8 1 (2.00%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (2.00%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (2.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 12 (24.00%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (14.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (14.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 7 (14.00%) Microsoft Project
2 7 (14.00%) MS Visio
3 6 (12.00%) Acrobat
4 5 (10.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (18.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 34 (68.00%) Office 365
2 18 (36.00%) Azure
3 7 (14.00%) Azure Active Directory
4 6 (12.00%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 19 (38.00%) Skype
2 10 (20.00%) VPN
3 9 (18.00%) Remote Desktop
3 9 (18.00%) WebEx
4 8 (16.00%) Internet
5 6 (12.00%) DHCP
5 6 (12.00%) DNS
6 4 (8.00%) Wireless
7 3 (6.00%) SMTP
8 2 (4.00%) Firewall
8 2 (4.00%) SMS
8 2 (4.00%) TCP/IP
9 1 (2.00%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (2.00%) LAN
9 1 (2.00%) NAS
9 1 (2.00%) SAN
9 1 (2.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (26.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 14 (28.00%) Local Government
1 14 (28.00%) Public Sector
2 1 (2.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (26.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (14.00%) Desktop Support
3 5 (10.00%) Messaging Engineer
4 4 (8.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (8.00%) Exchange Engineer
4 4 (8.00%) Support Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
6 2 (4.00%) 1st Line Support
6 2 (4.00%) Active Directory Support
6 2 (4.00%) Automation Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) Consultant
6 2 (4.00%) Exchange Support
6 2 (4.00%) Office 365 Manager
6 2 (4.00%) Office 365 Project Manager
6 2 (4.00%) Project Manager
6 2 (4.00%) Windows Engineer
7 1 (2.00%) Analyst
7 1 (2.00%) Desktop Engineer
7 1 (2.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 1 (2.00%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.00%) Web Services
2 1 (2.00%) CSS
2 1 (2.00%) LDAP
2 1 (2.00%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 12 (24.00%) Data Centre
2 11 (22.00%) Blackberry
2 11 (22.00%) PKI
3 7 (14.00%) PDA
4 3 (6.00%) iPad
5 2 (4.00%) Clustering
5 2 (4.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (4.00%) Replication
6 1 (2.00%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (2.00%) NHS
6 1 (2.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 40 (80.00%) Windows
2 39 (78.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 25 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 24 (48.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (36.00%) Windows 2000
6 15 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (20.00%) Windows 7
7 10 (20.00%) Windows XP
8 9 (18.00%) Windows Vista
9 2 (4.00%) Linux
9 2 (4.00%) Unix
10 1 (2.00%) Mac OS X Server
10 1 (2.00%) Windows 10
10 1 (2.00%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (2.00%) Windows 8
10 1 (2.00%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (56.00%) Migration
2 20 (40.00%) Server Building
3 13 (26.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 10 (20.00%) ITIL
4 10 (20.00%) ITSM
5 9 (18.00%) Problem-Solving
6 8 (16.00%) Asset Management
6 8 (16.00%) Project Management
6 8 (16.00%) Virtual Environments
7 6 (12.00%) Incident Management
8 5 (10.00%) Data Migration
9 3 (6.00%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (6.00%) ITIL V3
9 3 (6.00%) Kalman Filter
9 3 (6.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
9 3 (6.00%) Process Improvement
10 2 (4.00%) Deployment Automation
10 2 (4.00%) Service Management
11 1 (2.00%) Change Management
11 1 (2.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 12 (24.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (4.00%) VBA
3 1 (2.00%) SQL
3 1 (2.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (24.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (22.00%) MCSE
3 6 (12.00%) Security Cleared
4 5 (10.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 5 (10.00%) MCP
5 4 (8.00%) Degree
6 3 (6.00%) Master's Degree
6 3 (6.00%) MCSA
6 3 (6.00%) SC Cleared
7 1 (2.00%) CCDP
7 1 (2.00%) CCNA
7 1 (2.00%) CCNP
7 1 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.00%) SLA
System Software
1 43 (86.00%) Active Directory
2 12 (24.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 11 (22.00%) XenApp
4 3 (6.00%) NDS
4 3 (6.00%) NetIQ eDirectory
5 2 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (2.00%) Terminal Server
6 1 (2.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 19 (38.00%) SCCM
2 11 (22.00%) SCOM
2 11 (22.00%) Single Sign-On
3 9 (18.00%) ServiceCenter
4 7 (14.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (2.00%) Backup Exec
6 1 (2.00%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (2.00%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (2.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (2.00%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 23 (46.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (28.00%) Cisco
3 13 (26.00%) Citrix
4 11 (22.00%) Ivanti
5 10 (20.00%) HP
5 10 (20.00%) McAfee
6 9 (18.00%) Bomgar
6 9 (18.00%) Peregrine
6 9 (18.00%) Polycom
6 9 (18.00%) Remedy
7 6 (12.00%) Adobe
8 5 (10.00%) VMware
9 3 (6.00%) Apple
9 3 (6.00%) Lotus
9 3 (6.00%) MobileIron
9 3 (6.00%) Novell
10 1 (2.00%) Nimsoft
10 1 (2.00%) SolarWinds
10 1 (2.00%) Sophos
10 1 (2.00%) Veritas