Period
to 23 January 2018

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 January 2018 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 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 810 709 677
Rank change year-on-year -101 -32 -211
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 58 144 190
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.058% 0.15% 0.18%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.35% 0.83% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 98 103
UK median daily rate £225 £325 £231
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.77% +41.00% -21.86%
10th Percentile £114 £135 £107
90th Percentile £355 £479 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £260 £330 £225
% change year-on-year -21.21% +46.67% -18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 15
UK median hourly rate £13.00 £16.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.75% -23.81% +31.25%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £16.00 £22.38
% change year-on-year - -28.49% +59.82%

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 16,569 17,371 18,717
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.48% 18.07% 17.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,052 11,191 11,867
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £263 £255 £230
90th Percentile £620 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £390
% change year-on-year +3.23% -0.64% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 410 400 543
UK median hourly rate £19.42 £19.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.21% -9.52% +16.67%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.00 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £45.20 £46.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.30 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -3.53% - +14.29%

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 January 2018.

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 23 January 2018. 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 -101 53 £225 -28.57% 23
UK excluding London -58 43 £260 -21.21% 18
London -50 15 £143 -48.65% 6
North of England +36 14 £278 +54.17% 4
Midlands -2 9 £125 -51.46% 3
East of England -11 9 £260 +67.74% 4
Yorkshire +16 8 £125 - 3
East Midlands +3 8 £125 -50.50% 2
South East -61 6 £325 -14.47% 4
North East +37 4 £295 +28.26%
Scotland -26 4 £213 -51.70%
North West +5 2 £280 +63.50% 1
Wales +11 1 £325 -27.78% 1
West Midlands +6 1 £185 -28.16% 1

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, 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 58 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 52 (89.66%) Windows
3 50 (86.21%) Active Directory
4 36 (62.07%) Windows Server
5 26 (44.83%) Microsoft
6 24 (41.38%) Exchange Server 2010
7 22 (37.93%) Windows Server 2003
8 21 (36.21%) HP
9 20 (34.48%) Windows Server 2008
10 19 (32.76%) Microsoft Office
11 18 (31.03%) SQL Server
11 18 (31.03%) Windows 7
12 16 (27.59%) Citrix
13 15 (25.86%) Cisco
13 15 (25.86%) Hyper-V
14 14 (24.14%) Windows Server 2012
14 14 (24.14%) WAN
14 14 (24.14%) VMware
15 13 (22.41%) Migration
15 13 (22.41%) LAN
15 13 (22.41%) Office 365
15 13 (22.41%) Security Cleared
15 13 (22.41%) Exchange Server 2007
16 12 (20.69%) Windows XP
17 11 (18.97%) SAN
17 11 (18.97%) Blackberry
18 10 (17.24%) DHCP
18 10 (17.24%) DNS
18 10 (17.24%) Windows 10
19 9 (15.52%) 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 58 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 24 (41.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (22.41%) Exchange Server 2007
4 9 (15.52%) SharePoint
5 7 (12.07%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 6 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (8.62%) IIS
8 4 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2000
8 4 (6.90%) Exchange Server 5.5
9 3 (5.17%) Skype for Business
10 2 (3.45%) IBM Notes
10 2 (3.45%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (1.72%) Live Communications Server
Applications
1 19 (32.76%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (8.62%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (3.45%) Acrobat
3 2 (3.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (3.45%) MS Visio
3 2 (3.45%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 13 (22.41%) Office 365
2 6 (10.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (5.17%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.72%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (24.14%) WAN
2 13 (22.41%) LAN
3 11 (18.97%) SAN
4 10 (17.24%) DHCP
4 10 (17.24%) DNS
5 9 (15.52%) TCP/IP
6 7 (12.07%) Firewall
6 7 (12.07%) VPN
7 5 (8.62%) Wireless
8 4 (6.90%) Telnet
8 4 (6.90%) X.500
9 2 (3.45%) Internet
9 2 (3.45%) Remote Desktop
9 2 (3.45%) SMTP
9 2 (3.45%) VLAN
9 2 (3.45%) WebEx
10 1 (1.72%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (1.72%) iSCSI
10 1 (1.72%) Skype
10 1 (1.72%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (31.03%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.34%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (10.34%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.72%) MS Access
3 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 4 (6.90%) Finance
2 3 (5.17%) Retail
3 2 (3.45%) Banking
4 1 (1.72%) French Language
4 1 (1.72%) German Language
4 1 (1.72%) Law
4 1 (1.72%) Local Government
4 1 (1.72%) Military
4 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (41.38%) Analyst
2 9 (15.52%) Infrastructure Support
2 9 (15.52%) Support Analyst
2 9 (15.52%) Support Engineer
3 7 (12.07%) 2nd Line Support
4 6 (10.34%) 3rd Line Support
4 6 (10.34%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 5 (8.62%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 5 (8.62%) Consultant
5 5 (8.62%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 5 (8.62%) Migration Analyst
6 4 (6.90%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 4 (6.90%) Active Directory Analyst
6 4 (6.90%) Desktop Support
6 4 (6.90%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (6.90%) Senior Support Analyst
6 4 (6.90%) Server Engineer
6 4 (6.90%) Server Support
6 4 (6.90%) Server Support Analyst
6 4 (6.90%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.97%) Blackberry
2 6 (10.34%) Data Centre
3 4 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.90%) Clustering
3 4 (6.90%) Fat Client
3 4 (6.90%) HP Storage
3 4 (6.90%) Thin Client
4 2 (3.45%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (3.45%) PDA
4 2 (3.45%) Replication
5 1 (1.72%) iPad
5 1 (1.72%) iPhone
5 1 (1.72%) NHS
5 1 (1.72%) PKI
5 1 (1.72%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.72%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 52 (89.66%) Windows
2 36 (62.07%) Windows Server
3 22 (37.93%) Windows Server 2003
4 20 (34.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (31.03%) Windows 7
6 14 (24.14%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (20.69%) Windows XP
8 10 (17.24%) Windows 10
9 9 (15.52%) Unix
10 8 (13.79%) Windows 8
11 7 (12.07%) Linux
12 6 (10.34%) Solaris
13 5 (8.62%) Windows 2000 Server
14 4 (6.90%) HPUX
15 3 (5.17%) Windows 2000
15 3 (5.17%) Windows Vista
16 2 (3.45%) Apple iOS
17 1 (1.72%) Android
17 1 (1.72%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (22.41%) Migration
2 8 (13.79%) Capacity Planning
3 7 (12.07%) Change Control
4 5 (8.62%) Change Management
5 4 (6.90%) Incident Management
5 4 (6.90%) ITIL
5 4 (6.90%) Network Management
5 4 (6.90%) Network Optimisation
5 4 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (6.90%) Time Management
6 3 (5.17%) Business Change Management
6 3 (5.17%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (5.17%) Data Migration
6 3 (5.17%) ITSM
6 3 (5.17%) Presales
7 2 (3.45%) Asset Management
7 2 (3.45%) Statistics
8 1 (1.72%) Knowledge Management
8 1 (1.72%) Network Load Balancing
8 1 (1.72%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 9 (15.52%) PowerShell
2 6 (10.34%) SQL
3 4 (6.90%) Perl
3 4 (6.90%) Shell Script
4 3 (5.17%) VBA
5 2 (3.45%) VB
5 2 (3.45%) VBScript
6 1 (1.72%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (22.41%) Security Cleared
2 8 (13.79%) DV Cleared
3 6 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (5.17%) MCSE
4 3 (5.17%) SC Cleared
5 2 (3.45%) CCNA
5 2 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (3.45%) MCSA
6 1 (1.72%) CCENT
6 1 (1.72%) Degree
6 1 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.72%) MCP
6 1 (1.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 50 (86.21%) Active Directory
2 15 (25.86%) Hyper-V
3 8 (13.79%) XenApp
4 6 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (6.90%) Samba
5 4 (6.90%) XenServer
6 3 (5.17%) XenDesktop
7 2 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.72%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (1.72%) Sendmail
8 1 (1.72%) Terminal Services
8 1 (1.72%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (12.07%) SCCM
2 3 (5.17%) NetBackup
2 3 (5.17%) Netcool
2 3 (5.17%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 3 (5.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (3.45%) DameWare
3 2 (3.45%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 1 (1.72%) AirWatch
4 1 (1.72%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.72%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (1.72%) NetVault Backup
4 1 (1.72%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.72%) SCOM
4 1 (1.72%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (1.72%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 26 (44.83%) Microsoft
2 21 (36.21%) HP
3 16 (27.59%) Citrix
4 15 (25.86%) Cisco
5 14 (24.14%) VMware
6 8 (13.79%) Oracle
7 5 (8.62%) arcserve
8 4 (6.90%) CA
8 4 (6.90%) McAfee
8 4 (6.90%) Sun
9 3 (5.17%) Veritas
10 2 (3.45%) Adobe
10 2 (3.45%) Bomgar
10 2 (3.45%) Dell
10 2 (3.45%) Lotus
10 2 (3.45%) Remedy
10 2 (3.45%) Sophos
10 2 (3.45%) Symantec
10 2 (3.45%) Veeam
11 1 (1.72%) Lumension