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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2003 over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 38 25 24
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -1
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 12 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.93% 3.27% 3.07%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.04% 12.50% 20.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 5
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£263 £263 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £200 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £290 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £300 £299
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +0.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-1.40% -1.38%
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
92 72 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 22.44% 26.18% 14.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 46 23
Average daily rate £275 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £143 £155 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £388 £377
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 6
Average hourly rate £17.50 £14.75 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.64% -54.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.25 £13.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £137.00 £133.75 £35.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%

Windows Server 2003
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014.

Windows Server 2003 Hourly Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

Windows Server 2003
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford +4 2 - - 1
Luton -17 2 £230 +2.22%
Windows Server 2003
East of England

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (91.30%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (47.83%) IIS
4 10 (43.48%) C#
4 10 (43.48%) VB
4 10 (43.48%) .NET
4 10 (43.48%) ASP.NET
4 10 (43.48%) Configuration Management
4 10 (43.48%) PowerShell
4 10 (43.48%) Git (software)
4 10 (43.48%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (43.48%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (43.48%) Confluence
4 10 (43.48%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
6 8 (34.78%) Active Directory
6 8 (34.78%) TeamCity
7 7 (30.43%) JIRA
7 7 (30.43%) FinalBuilder
8 6 (26.09%) DNS
8 6 (26.09%) Citrix
8 6 (26.09%) VMware
9 5 (21.74%) MS Office
9 5 (21.74%) E-Commerce
9 5 (21.74%) DHCP
9 5 (21.74%) VPN
9 5 (21.74%) Symantec
9 5 (21.74%) Puppet
10 4 (17.39%) Lotus Domino
10 4 (17.39%) MSMQ

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 11 (47.83%) IIS
2 10 (43.48%) Confluence
3 4 (17.39%) Lotus Domino
4 3 (13.04%) MS Exchange
4 3 (13.04%) IBM Notes
4 3 (13.04%) CMS
5 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (4.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 5 (21.74%) MS Office
2 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
3 1 (4.35%) MS Visio
3 1 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 10 (43.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (26.09%) DNS
2 5 (21.74%) DHCP
2 5 (21.74%) VPN
3 4 (17.39%) VoIP
3 4 (17.39%) Wireless
4 3 (13.04%) WAN
5 2 (8.70%) LAN
6 1 (4.35%) Ethernet
6 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
6 1 (4.35%) SMTP
6 1 (4.35%) ATM
6 1 (4.35%) ISDN
6 1 (4.35%) Frame Relay
6 1 (4.35%) xDSL
6 1 (4.35%) Internet
6 1 (4.35%) MPLS
6 1 (4.35%) OSPF
6 1 (4.35%) BGP
6 1 (4.35%) EIGRP
6 1 (4.35%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (43.48%) Git (software)
1 10 (43.48%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (34.78%) TeamCity
3 7 (30.43%) FinalBuilder
3 7 (30.43%) JIRA
4 4 (17.39%) Log4Net
General
1 3 (13.04%) Legal
2 2 (8.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Configuration Engineer
2 5 (21.74%) Software Configuration Engineer
2 5 (21.74%) Software Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Support Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) IT Support
4 3 (13.04%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (13.04%) Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Support Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) IT Support Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Server Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Build and Release Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Support Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Release Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Software Configuration Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Software Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Technical Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Technical Support
6 1 (4.35%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.35%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (43.48%) .NET
1 10 (43.48%) ASP.NET
2 4 (17.39%) MSMQ
2 4 (17.39%) .NET Framework
3 2 (8.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Blackberry
1 4 (17.39%) SecurID
2 1 (4.35%) Data Extraction
2 1 (4.35%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (91.30%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (8.70%) Windows XP
4 2 (8.70%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) Configuration Management
2 5 (21.74%) E-Commerce
3 4 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (13.04%) Mobile Device Management
4 3 (13.04%) ITIL
5 2 (8.70%) DevOps
5 2 (8.70%) Migration
6 1 (4.35%) Data Management
6 1 (4.35%) Load Balancing
6 1 (4.35%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 10 (43.48%) C#
1 10 (43.48%) VB
1 10 (43.48%) PowerShell
2 3 (13.04%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) MCSE
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (13.04%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (8.70%) MCITP
3 1 (4.35%) VCP5
3 1 (4.35%) MCP
3 1 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (4.35%) MCSA
System Software
1 8 (34.78%) Active Directory
2 3 (13.04%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (13.04%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 3 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (13.04%) XenApp
2 3 (13.04%) XenServer
3 2 (8.70%) vSphere
4 1 (4.35%) Terminal Services
4 1 (4.35%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 10 (43.48%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (21.74%) Puppet
3 3 (13.04%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (4.35%) NetBackup
4 1 (4.35%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
2 6 (26.09%) Citrix
2 6 (26.09%) VMware
3 5 (21.74%) Symantec
4 4 (17.39%) Lotus
5 3 (13.04%) McAfee
5 3 (13.04%) Cisco
6 2 (8.70%) HP
7 1 (4.35%) Dell
7 1 (4.35%) CheckPoint
7 1 (4.35%) Avaya
7 1 (4.35%) Juniper
7 1 (4.35%) CommVault
7 1 (4.35%) Veritas
7 1 (4.35%) Sophos
7 1 (4.35%) Websense
7 1 (4.35%) BT
7 1 (4.35%) 3Com
7 1 (4.35%) Civica
7 1 (4.35%) Brocade
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