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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 6 9 11
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +2
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 2 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 6.90% 8.57% 2.08%
As % of the Operating Systems category 28.57% 27.27% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £450 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £305 £288
% change year-on-year
+4.77% +6.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -27.08%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £16.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
+17.18% -4.47%
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
7 11 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 24.14% 31.43% 45.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 4
Average daily rate £450 £275 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+63.63% +37.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 10
Average hourly rate £9.00 £17.50 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.57% -27.08%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

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 12 February 2016, 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (100.00%) Citrix
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 6 (100.00%) vSphere
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 6 (100.00%) XenApp
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 5 (83.33%) Data Centre
2 5 (83.33%) Windows 2000 Server
2 5 (83.33%) Migration
2 5 (83.33%) Clustering
2 5 (83.33%) NetApp
2 5 (83.33%) SQL
3 3 (50.00%) VBScript
3 3 (50.00%) VB
3 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (33.33%) FlexPod
4 2 (33.33%) VCE vBlock
4 2 (33.33%) EMC
4 2 (33.33%) Linux
5 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (16.67%) QA
5 1 (16.67%) CMDB
5 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (16.67%) Validation
5 1 (16.67%) VMware ESX

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Consultant
1 2 (33.33%) Data Centre Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Data Migration Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Migration Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) NetApp Consultant
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Consultant
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Data Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Data Centre Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Database Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) EMC Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Server Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Clustering
1 5 (83.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (33.33%) FlexPod
2 2 (33.33%) VCE vBlock
3 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (16.67%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (83.33%) Windows 2000 Server
3 2 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
2 1 (16.67%) Network Architecture
2 1 (16.67%) Presales
2 1 (16.67%) Server Building
2 1 (16.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (50.00%) VB
2 3 (50.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) MCP
1 1 (16.67%) MCSA
1 1 (16.67%) MCSE
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (16.67%) VCP5
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) vSphere
1 6 (100.00%) XenApp
2 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) VMware ESX
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Citrix
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) NetApp
3 2 (33.33%) EMC
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco
4 1 (16.67%) Intel
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
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