Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 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
21 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 482 774 838
Rank change year-on-year +292 +64 -46
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 13 47 64
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.044% 0.053% 0.062%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.29% 0.35% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 39 53
Median daily rate £430 £315 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.51% +12.50% +7.90%
10th Percentile £250 £144 £126
90th Percentile £484 £424 £407
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £315 £280
% change year-on-year +42.86% +12.50% +0.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 5
Median hourly rate £35.00 - £13.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 - £87.75

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 4,449 13,299 17,187
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.12% 15.12% 16.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,766 8,456 11,242
Median daily rate £475 £455 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.40% +1.11% +2.86%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £270
90th Percentile £655 £633 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 150 330 428
Median hourly rate £26.48 £21.10 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.48% +0.49% +5.00%
10th Percentile £12.63 £11.25 £12.25
90th Percentile £54.16 £52.28 £51.25
Median hourly rate £22.82 £21.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year +8.67% +2.44% +2.50%

Exchange Server 2003
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Exchange Server 2003 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Exchange Server 2003 in the UK

Exchange Server 2003
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Exchange Server 2003.

Daily rate trend for Exchange Server 2003 in the UK

Exchange Server 2003
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 over the 6 months to 21 September 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Exchange Server 2003 in the UK

Exchange Server 2003
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Exchange Server 2003.

Hourly rate trend for Exchange Server 2003 in the UK

Exchange Server 2003
Top 9 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 21 September 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 +254 11 £450 +42.86% 4
Scotland - 8 £470 -
England +290 5 £288 -8.73% 6
London +203 2 £400 +88.24% 2
North of England +120 2 £250 -20.63%
South East +195 1 £120 -25.58%
North West +73 1 £325 +3.17%
Yorkshire - 1 £250 -
Work from Home - 1 £250 -

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 13 (100.00%) Windows
1 13 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 13 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 12 (92.31%) Windows Server 2003
2 12 (92.31%) Windows Server
3 11 (84.62%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (84.62%) Skype for Business
3 11 (84.62%) Office 365
4 10 (76.92%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (76.92%) Exchange Server 2013
4 10 (76.92%) Skype
4 10 (76.92%) Microsoft
5 9 (69.23%) SharePoint
5 9 (69.23%) Migration
5 9 (69.23%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (69.23%) Exchange Server 2007
6 8 (61.54%) Load Balancing
6 8 (61.54%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (61.54%) PowerShell
6 8 (61.54%) MCSE
7 7 (53.85%) Security Cleared
7 7 (53.85%) Office Communications Server
7 7 (53.85%) IronPort
8 6 (46.15%) SC Cleared
9 3 (23.08%) Trend Micro
9 3 (23.08%) Azure
9 3 (23.08%) HP
9 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2016
10 2 (15.38%) OneDrive
10 2 (15.38%) Azure Active Directory

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 13 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 11 (84.62%) Skype for Business
3 10 (76.92%) Exchange Server 2013
4 9 (69.23%) Exchange Server 2007
4 9 (69.23%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (69.23%) SharePoint
5 7 (53.85%) Office Communications Server
6 2 (15.38%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 11 (84.62%) Office 365
2 3 (23.08%) Azure
3 2 (15.38%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (15.38%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 10 (76.92%) Skype
2 1 (7.69%) Firewall
2 1 (7.69%) Internet
2 1 (7.69%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (7.69%) VPN
2 1 (7.69%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (15.38%) Automotive
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Local Government
2 1 (7.69%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 2 (15.38%) Office 365 Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Consultant
2 1 (7.69%) Help Desk Support
2 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (7.69%) Messaging Consultant
2 1 (7.69%) Messaging Specialist
2 1 (7.69%) Virtualisation Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) VMware Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
1 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Storage
1 1 (7.69%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (92.31%) Windows Server
2 12 (92.31%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (84.62%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (76.92%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2016
6 1 (7.69%) Windows 2000
6 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
6 1 (7.69%) Windows Vista
6 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Migration
2 8 (61.54%) Load Balancing
3 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.69%) ITSM
3 1 (7.69%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (7.69%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (61.54%) MCSE
1 8 (61.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (53.85%) Security Cleared
3 6 (46.15%) SC Cleared
4 1 (7.69%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (7.69%) Degree
System Software
1 13 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
2 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.69%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (7.69%) SCCM
2 1 (7.69%) SCOM
2 1 (7.69%) ServiceCenter
2 1 (7.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) Microsoft
2 7 (53.85%) IronPort
3 3 (23.08%) HP
3 3 (23.08%) Trend Micro
4 2 (15.38%) Citrix
4 2 (15.38%) VMware
5 1 (7.69%) Bomgar
5 1 (7.69%) Dell
5 1 (7.69%) EMC
5 1 (7.69%) EqualLogic
5 1 (7.69%) Ivanti
5 1 (7.69%) McAfee
5 1 (7.69%) NetApp
5 1 (7.69%) Peregrine
5 1 (7.69%) Remedy