The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2003 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2003 over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 12 14 5
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -9
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 2 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 3.45% 1.45% 10.34%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.67% 3.70% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Average daily rate
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- £265 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.82%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.10 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-3.30% +0.54%
Windows Server 2003
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedford region.

Operating Systems Category
Bedford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
12 27 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 20.69% 39.13% 27.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 16 7
Average daily rate £275 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -8.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.20% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 1
Average hourly rate £17.50 £32.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.15% +150.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -14.28%

Windows Server 2003
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2003 Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Windows Server 2003
Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the Bedford region.

Windows Server 2003 Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

Windows Server 2003
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the Bedford region.

Windows Server 2003 Hourly Rate Trend in Bedford

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedford region citing Windows Server 2003 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows Server 2003.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Wireless
2 2 (66.67%) MS Office
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) IBM Notes
2 2 (66.67%) Lotus Domino
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) VoIP
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Lotus
2 2 (66.67%) Symantec
2 2 (66.67%) McAfee
2 2 (66.67%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (66.67%) Blackberry
2 2 (66.67%) SecurID
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 2 (66.67%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) MCSE
3 1 (33.33%) MCSA
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (33.33%) MCP
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedford region citing Windows Server 2003 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows Server 2003. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) IBM Notes
1 2 (66.67%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) VoIP
1 2 (66.67%) DHCP
1 2 (66.67%) VPN
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
1 2 (66.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Support Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) IT Support Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) IT Support
2 1 (33.33%) Server Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (33.33%) Server Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Blackberry
1 2 (66.67%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) Mobile Device Management
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (33.33%) VCP5
2 1 (33.33%) MCP
2 1 (33.33%) MCSE
2 1 (33.33%) MCSA
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) vSphere
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) Lotus
2 2 (66.67%) Symantec
2 2 (66.67%) McAfee
3 1 (33.33%) VMware