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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 18 12 7
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -5
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 1.28% 3.85% 4.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.11% 16.67% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £250 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-18.60% +30.30%
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
9 12 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 11.54% 23.08% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 3
Average daily rate £350 £263 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -19.23%
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £12.50 £11.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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 23 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) MCP
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) MCSE
1 4 (100.00%) MCSA
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (75.00%) VCP5
2 3 (75.00%) vSphere
2 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) Intel
3 2 (50.00%) VMware ESX
3 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (50.00%) Change Control

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Server Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Server Support
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (50.00%) Change Control
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) MCP
1 4 (100.00%) MCSE
1 4 (100.00%) MCSA
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (75.00%) VCP5
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (75.00%) vSphere
2 2 (50.00%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Intel