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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 31 24 41
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +17
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 2 11 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.71% 3.69% 2.41%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.17% 14.86% 11.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 5
Median daily rate £110 £450 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-75.55% +71.42%
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
-2.34% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Median hourly rate - £31.56 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +80.31%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £17.00 £19.69
% change year-on-year
+26.47% -13.66%
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
63 74 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 22.26% 24.83% 21.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 35 64
Median daily rate £388 £375 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +11.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £208 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 25 9
Median hourly rate £14.00 £31.56 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.63% +80.31%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (90.91%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (72.73%) Windows Server
3 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
3 8 (72.73%) Active Directory
4 6 (54.55%) MS Exchange
4 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (45.45%) Windows 2000 Server
5 5 (45.45%) HP
5 5 (45.45%) Dell
6 4 (36.36%) DHCP
6 4 (36.36%) DNS
6 4 (36.36%) Cisco
7 3 (27.27%) Finance
7 3 (27.27%) VMware
7 3 (27.27%) Citrix
7 3 (27.27%) C
7 3 (27.27%) IronPort
7 3 (27.27%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (27.27%) Skype for Business
7 3 (27.27%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (27.27%) Data Centre
7 3 (27.27%) Web Filtering
7 3 (27.27%) SMTP
8 2 (18.18%) SCCM
8 2 (18.18%) XenApp
8 2 (18.18%) XenServer
8 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
8 2 (18.18%) WSUS
8 2 (18.18%) Local Government

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 6 (54.55%) MS Exchange
2 3 (27.27%) Skype for Business
3 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) DHCP
1 4 (36.36%) DNS
2 3 (27.27%) SMTP
3 1 (9.09%) Firewall
3 1 (9.09%) LAN
3 1 (9.09%) OSPF
3 1 (9.09%) VLAN
3 1 (9.09%) VoIP
3 1 (9.09%) VRRP
3 1 (9.09%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Server Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Collaboration Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Messaging Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Network Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Service Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Data Centre
2 1 (9.09%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (90.91%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (72.73%) Windows Server
4 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (45.45%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Capacity Planning
1 3 (27.27%) Kalman Filter
1 3 (27.27%) Web Filtering
2 1 (9.09%) ITIL
2 1 (9.09%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) CCNA
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 8 (72.73%) Active Directory
2 2 (18.18%) XenApp
2 2 (18.18%) XenServer
3 1 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) SCCM
1 2 (18.18%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 5 (45.45%) Dell
2 5 (45.45%) HP
3 4 (36.36%) Cisco
4 3 (27.27%) Citrix
4 3 (27.27%) IronPort
4 3 (27.27%) VMware
5 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint
5 1 (9.09%) Mitel