Period
to 23 July 2017

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 23 July 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
UK
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 755 632 608
Rank change year-on-year -123 -24 -195
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 98 260 284
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.10% 0.24% 0.25%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.61% 1.32% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 135 141
UK median daily rate £278 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.50% - +8.11%
10th Percentile £123 £146 £163
90th Percentile £500 £478 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £280 £300 £288
% change year-on-year -6.67% +4.35% -4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 17 24
UK median hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -40.23% +29.85%
10th Percentile £12.30 £10.75 £12.68
90th Percentile £24.03 £18.55 £27.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.75 £13.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +51.92% -38.10% +35.48%

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 16091 19654 20037
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 16.92% 17.86% 17.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 10397 12838 12317
UK median daily rate £430 £420 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.38% +8.39% +3.33%
10th Percentile £260 £250 £225
90th Percentile £600 £588 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year +1.27% +5.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 392 469 691
UK median hourly rate £19.50 £20.39 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.36% +7.32% +8.57%
10th Percentile £10.75 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £52.50 £45.80 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £20.50 £18.84
% change year-on-year -7.32% +8.81% +10.82%

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 23 July 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 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 over the 6 months to 23 July 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Exchange Server 2003 in the UK

Exchange Server 2003
Top 15 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 23 July 2017. 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 -57 91 £280 -6.67% 16
UK excluding London -63 71 £280 -6.67% 9
South East -3 26 £375 +7.14% 3
London -13 24 £250 -23.08% 8
Midlands +2 19 £360 +34.58% 1
West Midlands +16 10 £375 +33.93%
North of England +35 9 £280 +12.00% 2
East Midlands -16 9 £125 -52.38% 1
South West +3 8 £120 -61.90% 1
North West +38 7 £280 -6.67% 2
East of England -5 6 £420 +158.46% 1
Scotland +2 3 £109 -74.50%
North East +48 1 £275 -12.70%
Yorkshire +16 1 £195 -6.02%
Wales +4 1 £450 +12.50% 1

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 98 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 78 (79.59%) Windows
3 70 (71.43%) Active Directory
4 55 (56.12%) Exchange Server 2010
5 48 (48.98%) Microsoft
6 41 (41.84%) Windows Server
7 39 (39.80%) Windows Server 2003
8 34 (34.69%) Microsoft Office
8 34 (34.69%) Office 365
9 32 (32.65%) Migration
10 29 (29.59%) Citrix
11 28 (28.57%) Security Cleared
11 28 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
11 28 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007
12 26 (26.53%) HP
13 25 (25.51%) Windows XP
14 23 (23.47%) VMware
15 22 (22.45%) SharePoint
15 22 (22.45%) DV Cleared
16 20 (20.41%) Exchange Server 2000
17 19 (19.39%) Windows 2000 Server
18 18 (18.37%) SQL Server
18 18 (18.37%) Unix
19 17 (17.35%) Blackberry
19 17 (17.35%) Skype for Business
20 16 (16.33%) Exchange Server 2013
20 16 (16.33%) PowerShell
21 14 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
21 14 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
21 14 (14.29%) Linux

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 98 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 55 (56.12%) Exchange Server 2010
3 28 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007
4 22 (22.45%) SharePoint
5 20 (20.41%) Exchange Server 2000
6 17 (17.35%) Skype for Business
7 16 (16.33%) Exchange Server 2013
8 14 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 11 (11.22%) Exchange Server 5.5
10 8 (8.16%) SharePoint 2013
11 7 (7.14%) IBM Notes
12 5 (5.10%) Live Communications Server
13 4 (4.08%) Office Communications Server
14 3 (3.06%) Apache
14 3 (3.06%) SharePoint Server
15 2 (2.04%) IIS
16 1 (1.02%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 34 (34.69%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.02%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 34 (34.69%) Office 365
2 13 (13.27%) Azure Active Directory
2 13 (13.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (4.08%) Mimecast
4 2 (2.04%) IaaS
5 1 (1.02%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 14 (14.29%) DHCP
1 14 (14.29%) DNS
2 12 (12.24%) VPN
3 10 (10.20%) WAN
4 9 (9.18%) SAN
5 8 (8.16%) LAN
6 7 (7.14%) X.500
7 6 (6.12%) SMTP
8 5 (5.10%) Internet
8 5 (5.10%) Skype
8 5 (5.10%) TCP/IP
9 4 (4.08%) Firewall
10 3 (3.06%) NAS
10 3 (3.06%) NetScaler
10 3 (3.06%) Wireless
11 1 (1.02%) BIG-IP
11 1 (1.02%) Cisco IOS
11 1 (1.02%) IMAP
11 1 (1.02%) IP Telephony
11 1 (1.02%) X.400
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (18.37%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.10%) MS Access
3 3 (3.06%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (3.06%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 13 (13.27%) Finance
2 7 (7.14%) Local Government
3 4 (4.08%) Legal
4 2 (2.04%) Japanese Language
5 1 (1.02%) Banking
5 1 (1.02%) Billing
5 1 (1.02%) Electronics
5 1 (1.02%) Italian Language
5 1 (1.02%) Military
5 1 (1.02%) Retail
5 1 (1.02%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (27.55%) Analyst
2 20 (20.41%) Consultant
3 14 (14.29%) Support Engineer
4 13 (13.27%) Office 365 Consultant
5 12 (12.24%) Exchange Consultant
6 11 (11.22%) Service Analyst
6 11 (11.22%) Support Analyst
7 8 (8.16%) IT Analyst
7 8 (8.16%) IT Support
7 8 (8.16%) Migration Consultant
8 7 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
8 7 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
8 7 (7.14%) Microsoft Consultant
8 7 (7.14%) Server Engineer
8 7 (7.14%) Service Desk Analyst
9 6 (6.12%) Active Directory Support
9 6 (6.12%) Administrator
9 6 (6.12%) Exchange Migration Consultant
9 6 (6.12%) Technical Consultant
10 5 (5.10%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.02%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (17.35%) Blackberry
2 12 (12.24%) Fat Client
2 12 (12.24%) Thin Client
3 10 (10.20%) Clustering
4 9 (9.18%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (8.16%) Data Centre
6 6 (6.12%) PKI
7 3 (3.06%) NHS
8 2 (2.04%) CESG
8 2 (2.04%) Management Information System
8 2 (2.04%) Replication
9 1 (1.02%) Client/Server
9 1 (1.02%) Driving Licence
9 1 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (1.02%) iPad
9 1 (1.02%) iPhone
9 1 (1.02%) Smartphone
9 1 (1.02%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 78 (79.59%) Windows
2 41 (41.84%) Windows Server
3 39 (39.80%) Windows Server 2003
4 28 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 25 (25.51%) Windows XP
6 19 (19.39%) Windows 2000 Server
7 18 (18.37%) Unix
8 14 (14.29%) Linux
9 13 (13.27%) Windows 7
10 12 (12.24%) Solaris
11 11 (11.22%) Windows 8
12 10 (10.20%) HPUX
13 9 (9.18%) Apple iOS
14 8 (8.16%) Windows 10
14 8 (8.16%) Windows Server 2012
15 3 (3.06%) Windows 2000
15 3 (3.06%) Windows Vista
16 2 (2.04%) Mac OS X
17 1 (1.02%) Ubuntu
17 1 (1.02%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (32.65%) Migration
2 13 (13.27%) ITIL
3 6 (6.12%) Break/Fix
3 6 (6.12%) Change Management
3 6 (6.12%) Incident Management
3 6 (6.12%) Server Building
4 5 (5.10%) Problem Management
5 4 (4.08%) Patch Management
5 4 (4.08%) Presales
5 4 (4.08%) Proactive Monitoring
5 4 (4.08%) Security Patching
6 3 (3.06%) Load Balancing
6 3 (3.06%) Mentoring
7 2 (2.04%) Asset Management
7 2 (2.04%) Change Control
7 2 (2.04%) Cryptography
7 2 (2.04%) Demand Management
7 2 (2.04%) ITIL V3
7 2 (2.04%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (2.04%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (16.33%) PowerShell
2 11 (11.22%) Perl
3 10 (10.20%) Shell Script
4 9 (9.18%) SQL
4 9 (9.18%) VBScript
5 1 (1.02%) VB
Qualifications
1 28 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 22 (22.45%) DV Cleared
3 13 (13.27%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (6.12%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (6.12%) SC Cleared
5 3 (3.06%) MCSE
6 2 (2.04%) DBS Check
6 2 (2.04%) MCP
6 2 (2.04%) MCSA
7 1 (1.02%) CCENT
7 1 (1.02%) CCNA
7 1 (1.02%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.02%) Degree
7 1 (1.02%) MCITP
7 1 (1.02%) MCTS
7 1 (1.02%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.14%) SLA
2 2 (2.04%) QA
System Software
1 70 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 14 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (11.22%) Samba
4 7 (7.14%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 7 (7.14%) XenApp
4 7 (7.14%) XenDesktop
5 5 (5.10%) Hyper-V
6 3 (3.06%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 3 (3.06%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (3.06%) vSphere
7 2 (2.04%) Terminal Services
7 2 (2.04%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (2.04%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (2.04%) VMware Server
8 1 (1.02%) BitLocker
8 1 (1.02%) Firmware
8 1 (1.02%) ISA Server
8 1 (1.02%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 9 (9.18%) SCCM
2 8 (8.16%) SCOM
3 6 (6.12%) NetBackup
4 5 (5.10%) AirWatch
4 5 (5.10%) Netcool
4 5 (5.10%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 5 (5.10%) Unicenter
4 5 (5.10%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 4 (4.08%) Microsoft Clustering
5 4 (4.08%) MOM
6 2 (2.04%) Backup Exec
6 2 (2.04%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (2.04%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (1.02%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (1.02%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (1.02%) WSUS
Vendors
1 48 (48.98%) Microsoft
2 29 (29.59%) Citrix
3 26 (26.53%) HP
4 23 (23.47%) VMware
5 10 (10.20%) Cisco
6 9 (9.18%) Sun
7 7 (7.14%) Lotus
8 6 (6.12%) Intel
8 6 (6.12%) Sophos
9 5 (5.10%) EMC
9 5 (5.10%) Meridio
9 5 (5.10%) Oracle
9 5 (5.10%) Veritas
10 4 (4.08%) AlienVault
10 4 (4.08%) Forcepoint
11 3 (3.06%) Axway
11 3 (3.06%) Dell
11 3 (3.06%) Symantec
11 3 (3.06%) Tumbleweed
12 2 (2.04%) Apple
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