The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2003 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2003 over the 3 months to 26 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 34 27 40
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +13
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 9 13 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.53% 3.42% 2.53%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.31% 20.63% 18.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 13
Median daily rate £425 £150 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+183.33% -65.71%
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.38 £18.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+15.54% +8.82%
Windows Server 2003
East of England

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

Operating Systems Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
52 63 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 14.61% 16.58% 13.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 33 52
Median daily rate £350 £300 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -29.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £110 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 16 5
Median hourly rate £13.00 £30.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.66% +140.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Windows Server 2003
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Windows Server 2003 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2003 Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Windows Server 2003
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Windows Server 2003 Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Windows Server 2003
Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 26 August 2016.

Windows Server 2003 Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

Windows Server 2003
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Windows Server 2003 Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Windows Server 2003
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 26 August 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton +2 7 £425 +88.88%
Windows Server 2003
East of England

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Windows 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Windows Server 2003.

1 15 (100.00%) Windows
1 15 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 11 (73.33%) Microsoft
3 10 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 10 (66.67%) Windows Server
4 8 (53.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (40.00%) HP
5 6 (40.00%) DNS
5 6 (40.00%) Cisco
5 6 (40.00%) DHCP
6 5 (33.33%) Dell
6 5 (33.33%) Windows 2000 Server
7 4 (26.67%) VMware
7 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
7 4 (26.67%) Data Centre
8 3 (20.00%) Web Filtering
8 3 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
8 3 (20.00%) LAN
8 3 (20.00%) C
8 3 (20.00%) WAN
8 3 (20.00%) SMTP
8 3 (20.00%) Citrix
8 3 (20.00%) Firewall
8 3 (20.00%) Finance
8 3 (20.00%) IronPort
8 3 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (20.00%) Skype for Business
9 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
9 2 (13.33%) SCCM
9 2 (13.33%) Mitel

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
2 3 (20.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Office
2 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) DHCP
1 6 (40.00%) DNS
2 3 (20.00%) Firewall
2 3 (20.00%) LAN
2 3 (20.00%) SMTP
2 3 (20.00%) WAN
3 2 (13.33%) OSPF
3 2 (13.33%) VLAN
3 2 (13.33%) VoIP
3 2 (13.33%) VRRP
4 1 (6.67%) IP Telephony
4 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 5 (33.33%) Server Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Windows Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Collaboration Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Messaging Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Project Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Server Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Active Directory Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Active Directory Migration Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) EPoS Manager
4 1 (6.67%) EPoS Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Migration Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Server Migration Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Wintel Architect
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (13.33%) EPoS
3 1 (6.67%) Fat Client
3 1 (6.67%) NHS
3 1 (6.67%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
1 15 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 8 (53.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (33.33%) Windows 2000 Server
5 2 (13.33%) Windows 10
5 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
5 2 (13.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
1 3 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
1 3 (20.00%) Web Filtering
2 2 (13.33%) Migration
3 1 (6.67%) Logistics
3 1 (6.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) C
2 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) CCNA
1 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 10 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.67%) vSphere
2 1 (6.67%) XenApp
2 1 (6.67%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) SCCM
1 2 (13.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (73.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (40.00%) Cisco
2 6 (40.00%) HP
3 5 (33.33%) Dell
4 4 (26.67%) VMware
5 3 (20.00%) Citrix
5 3 (20.00%) IronPort
6 2 (13.33%) CheckPoint
6 2 (13.33%) Mitel
7 1 (6.67%) PlateSpin