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 7 May 2015 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
7 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 37 40 25
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -15
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 10 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.48% 1.51% 2.73%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.87% 10.29% 9.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 0
Average daily rate
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£263 £238 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £285 £320
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -10.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £41.25 £17.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+135.71% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £19.25 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-18.18% +6.94%
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
53 68 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 13.15% 14.66% 27.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 37 32
Average daily rate £288 £308 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.50% -5.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £140 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.58% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 4
Average hourly rate £40.00 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+128.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.29 £12.50 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £22.50 £33.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.88 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.36% -0.78%

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
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 7 May 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 7 May 2015. 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
Luton +14 7 £250 +78.57%
Windows Server 2003
East of England

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 7 May 2015, 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 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (85.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (55.00%) MS Exchange
3 11 (55.00%) Active Directory
4 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 8 (40.00%) DNS
4 8 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 7 (35.00%) VMware
5 7 (35.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (35.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (35.00%) DHCP
5 7 (35.00%) Lotus Domino
6 6 (30.00%) MS Office
6 6 (30.00%) VPN
6 6 (30.00%) Cisco
6 6 (30.00%) Citrix
7 5 (25.00%) Blackberry
7 5 (25.00%) LAN
7 5 (25.00%) VoIP
7 5 (25.00%) WAN
7 5 (25.00%) ITIL
8 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
8 4 (20.00%) Symantec
8 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (20.00%) Migration
9 3 (15.00%) Wireless
9 3 (15.00%) Mitel
9 3 (15.00%) SecurID
9 3 (15.00%) Mobile Device Management
9 3 (15.00%) Citrix Presentation Server

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 7 May 2015, 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 (55.00%) MS Exchange
2 8 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 7 (35.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 7 (35.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (35.00%) Lotus Domino
4 3 (15.00%) IBM Notes
5 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (5.00%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (5.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (30.00%) MS Office
2 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) SAP Business One
1 1 (5.00%) TeleForm
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Office 365
1 1 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (40.00%) DNS
2 7 (35.00%) DHCP
3 6 (30.00%) VPN
4 5 (25.00%) LAN
4 5 (25.00%) VoIP
4 5 (25.00%) WAN
5 3 (15.00%) Wireless
6 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
6 2 (10.00%) VRRP
6 2 (10.00%) SAN
6 2 (10.00%) Internet
6 2 (10.00%) OSPF
6 2 (10.00%) VLAN
6 2 (10.00%) Firewall
7 1 (5.00%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 2 (10.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 4 (20.00%) Analyst
1 4 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) IT Support Analyst
2 3 (15.00%) IT Support
2 3 (15.00%) Support Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Network Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (10.00%) Project Manager
3 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Server Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Technical Support Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Server Administrator
4 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Blackberry
2 3 (15.00%) SecurID
3 1 (5.00%) Fat Client
3 1 (5.00%) Data Extraction
3 1 (5.00%) iPhone
3 1 (5.00%) Thin Client
3 1 (5.00%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (85.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (10.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (10.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (10.00%) Windows Vista
5 1 (5.00%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) ITIL
2 4 (20.00%) Migration
3 3 (15.00%) Mobile Device Management
4 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2
5 1 (5.00%) Load Balancing
5 1 (5.00%) Data Management
5 1 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (5.00%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (5.00%) Change Control
5 1 (5.00%) Project Management
5 1 (5.00%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (15.00%) ITIL Certification
1 3 (15.00%) MCSE
2 2 (10.00%) CCNA
2 2 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (10.00%) PMI Certification
2 2 (10.00%) MCITP
3 1 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (5.00%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (55.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (15.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (15.00%) vSphere
3 2 (10.00%) XenApp
3 2 (10.00%) VMware ESX
4 1 (5.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (5.00%) XenServer
4 1 (5.00%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (5.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (5.00%) WSUS
2 1 (5.00%) SCCM
2 1 (5.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (35.00%) VMware
3 6 (30.00%) Cisco
3 6 (30.00%) Citrix
4 4 (20.00%) Symantec
5 3 (15.00%) Mitel
5 3 (15.00%) McAfee
5 3 (15.00%) Lotus
6 2 (10.00%) CommVault
6 2 (10.00%) CheckPoint
7 1 (5.00%) Wyse
7 1 (5.00%) Metastorm
7 1 (5.00%) Civica
7 1 (5.00%) ServiceNow
7 1 (5.00%) RightFax
7 1 (5.00%) Sophos
7 1 (5.00%) Sun
7 1 (5.00%) HP
7 1 (5.00%) Dell
7 1 (5.00%) EMC
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