Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 22 November 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
England > West Midlands
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 180 192 167
Rank change year-on-year +12 -25 -22
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 8 23 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.17% 0.37% 0.10%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.09% 2.15% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 16 4
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £288 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.43% +15.00% -6.98%
10th Percentile £303 £191 £173
90th Percentile £392 £338 £373
England median daily rate £260 £325 £231
% change year-on-year -20.00% +41.00% -16.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - £12.50 -
England median hourly rate £12.00 £13.00 £23.63
% change year-on-year -7.69% -44.97% +68.75%

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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 732 1068 773
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 15.13% 17.24% 15.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 473 621 424
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +2.74%
10th Percentile £209 £238 £237
90th Percentile £575 £525 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 28 42
West Midlands median hourly rate £20.00 £15.46 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.35% -11.64% -
10th Percentile £13.04 £10.60 £11.04
90th Percentile £42.20 £24.00 £33.55
England median hourly rate £20.50 £20.00 £19.43
% change year-on-year +2.50% +2.96% +7.92%

Exchange Server 2003
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Exchange Server 2003 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Exchange Server 2003 in the West Midlands

Exchange Server 2003
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for Exchange Server 2003 in the West Midlands

Exchange Server 2003
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Exchange Server 2003 in the West Midlands

Exchange Server 2003
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 in the West Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Exchange Server 2003 in the West Midlands

Exchange Server 2003
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 6 months to 22 November 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
Herefordshire +2 7 £375 +15.38%
Wolverhampton - 1 £185 -
Exchange Server 2003
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Exchange Server 2003.

1 8 (100.00%) Unix
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 8 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 8 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 8 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 7 (87.50%) Exchange Server 2000
2 7 (87.50%) Windows 2000 Server
3 6 (75.00%) Exchange Server 5.5
3 6 (75.00%) Solaris
3 6 (75.00%) Perl
3 6 (75.00%) HP
3 6 (75.00%) Samba
4 5 (62.50%) Shell Script
4 5 (62.50%) Linux
4 5 (62.50%) HPUX
4 5 (62.50%) Sun
5 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
5 3 (37.50%) WAN
5 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (37.50%) X.500
6 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (25.00%) VMware
6 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
7 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
7 1 (12.50%) DHCP
7 1 (12.50%) DNS
7 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
7 1 (12.50%) MS Access
7 1 (12.50%) SQL

Exchange Server 2003
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 8 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 7 (87.50%) Exchange Server 2000
3 6 (75.00%) Exchange Server 5.5
4 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
5 1 (12.50%) Live Communications Server
5 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) WAN
1 3 (37.50%) X.500
2 1 (12.50%) DHCP
2 1 (12.50%) DNS
2 1 (12.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) MS Access
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (12.50%) Military
Job Titles
1 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Engineer
1 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Clustering
1 1 (12.50%) Fat Client
1 1 (12.50%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Unix
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 7 (87.50%) Windows 2000 Server
3 6 (75.00%) Solaris
4 5 (62.50%) HPUX
4 5 (62.50%) Linux
5 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
7 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
1 1 (12.50%) Demand Management
1 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
1 1 (12.50%) Knowledge Management
1 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
1 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
1 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) Perl
2 5 (62.50%) Shell Script
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 8 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) Samba
2 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (12.50%) NetBackup
1 1 (12.50%) Netcool
1 1 (12.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 1 (12.50%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) HP
2 5 (62.50%) Sun
3 2 (25.00%) VMware
4 1 (12.50%) Citrix
4 1 (12.50%) EMC
4 1 (12.50%) Lumension
4 1 (12.50%) Meridio
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle
4 1 (12.50%) Veritas