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 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 40 31 26
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -5
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 8 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.95% 2.55% 2.90%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.41% 11.48% 19.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 6
Average daily rate
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£236 £273 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.30% -0.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £262 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £294 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £91.25 £13.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+601.92% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £16.61 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+20.44% -7.75%
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
85 61 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 20.73% 22.26% 15.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 42 31
Average daily rate £275 £280 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.78% -13.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £172 £172 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £388 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 4
Average hourly rate £17.50 £13.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.61% -60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £12.00 £18.16
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £165.00 £32.50 £35.50
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 27 November 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 27 November 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -16 2 £230 -23.33%
Bedford - - - -
Windows Server 2003
East of England

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (85.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (57.14%) IIS
4 11 (52.38%) .NET
4 11 (52.38%) PowerShell
5 10 (47.62%) Git (software)
5 10 (47.62%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (47.62%) Microsoft Azure
5 10 (47.62%) Confluence
5 10 (47.62%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (47.62%) C#
5 10 (47.62%) VB
5 10 (47.62%) ASP.NET
5 10 (47.62%) Configuration Management
6 9 (42.86%) Active Directory
7 8 (38.10%) TeamCity
8 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
8 7 (33.33%) FinalBuilder
8 7 (33.33%) JIRA
9 5 (23.81%) DNS
9 5 (23.81%) E-Commerce
9 5 (23.81%) VMware
9 5 (23.81%) Puppet
10 4 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (19.05%) Log4Net
10 4 (19.05%) .NET Framework
10 4 (19.05%) MSMQ
10 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
10 4 (19.05%) Citrix
11 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 12 (57.14%) IIS
2 10 (47.62%) Confluence
3 3 (14.29%) CMS
4 2 (9.52%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (9.52%) Lotus Domino
4 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
4 2 (9.52%) MS Exchange
5 1 (4.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (4.76%) IBM Notes
5 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (4.76%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (4.76%) MS Project Server
5 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (4.76%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Office
2 1 (4.76%) MS Project
2 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.76%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 10 (47.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (23.81%) DNS
2 3 (14.29%) DHCP
2 3 (14.29%) VPN
3 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
3 2 (9.52%) VoIP
3 2 (9.52%) WAN
3 2 (9.52%) Wireless
4 1 (4.76%) MPLS
4 1 (4.76%) OSPF
4 1 (4.76%) BGP
4 1 (4.76%) EIGRP
4 1 (4.76%) Frame Relay
4 1 (4.76%) Firewall
4 1 (4.76%) ATM
4 1 (4.76%) ISDN
4 1 (4.76%) LAN
4 1 (4.76%) SMTP
4 1 (4.76%) Ethernet
4 1 (4.76%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (47.62%) Git (software)
1 10 (47.62%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (38.10%) TeamCity
3 7 (33.33%) FinalBuilder
3 7 (33.33%) JIRA
4 4 (19.05%) Log4Net
General
1 3 (14.29%) Legal
2 2 (9.52%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Configuration Engineer
2 6 (28.57%) Software Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) Software Configuration Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Support Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) IT Support
5 2 (9.52%) Server Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (9.52%) Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Network Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Server Support
6 1 (4.76%) Support Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Technical Support
6 1 (4.76%) Business Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Configuration Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Release Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Software Configuration Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Software Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Support Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Technical Support Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (52.38%) .NET
2 10 (47.62%) ASP.NET
3 4 (19.05%) .NET Framework
3 4 (19.05%) MSMQ
4 2 (9.52%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) SecurID
1 2 (9.52%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.76%) Replication
2 1 (4.76%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (85.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (9.52%) Windows XP
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) Configuration Management
2 5 (23.81%) E-Commerce
3 4 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (9.52%) DevOps
4 2 (9.52%) Migration
4 2 (9.52%) Load Balancing
5 1 (4.76%) ITIL
5 1 (4.76%) Software Engineering
5 1 (4.76%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (4.76%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (52.38%) PowerShell
2 10 (47.62%) C#
2 10 (47.62%) VB
3 3 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (14.29%) MCSE
2 2 (9.52%) MCITP
3 1 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (4.76%) MCP
3 1 (4.76%) MCSA
3 1 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (4.76%) MCTS
3 1 (4.76%) VCP5
System Software
1 9 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 3 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (14.29%) XenApp
2 3 (14.29%) XenServer
3 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (9.52%) vSphere
4 1 (4.76%) Terminal Services
4 1 (4.76%) ISA Server
4 1 (4.76%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 10 (47.62%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (23.81%) Puppet
3 1 (4.76%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (4.76%) NetBackup
3 1 (4.76%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (23.81%) VMware
3 4 (19.05%) Citrix
4 3 (14.29%) Symantec
5 2 (9.52%) Lotus
5 2 (9.52%) Cisco
5 2 (9.52%) HP
6 1 (4.76%) Dell
6 1 (4.76%) Avaya
6 1 (4.76%) Juniper
6 1 (4.76%) CommVault
6 1 (4.76%) Veritas
6 1 (4.76%) CheckPoint
6 1 (4.76%) McAfee
6 1 (4.76%) Sophos
6 1 (4.76%) Websense
6 1 (4.76%) BT
6 1 (4.76%) Brocade
6 1 (4.76%) SonicWALL
6 1 (4.76%) 3Com
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