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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 34 36 33
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 2 5 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.72% 1.66% 3.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.78% 7.14% 15.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 5
Median daily rate - £450 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +71.42%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £320 £301
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Median hourly rate - £31.56 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +80.31%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+19.44% +9.09%

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
72 70 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 26.09% 23.26% 22.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 34 55
Median daily rate £413 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.79% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £115 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £480 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 24 11
Median hourly rate £14.00 £37.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.66% +114.28%
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
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 17 January 2017. 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 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 - -
Windows Server 2003
East of England

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (50.00%) Issue Tracking
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 2000 Server
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (50.00%) Marketing
3 2 (50.00%) XenApp
3 2 (50.00%) XenServer
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (50.00%) Change Management
3 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (50.00%) HP
3 2 (50.00%) Dell
3 2 (50.00%) Citrix
3 2 (50.00%) Lotus
3 2 (50.00%) SMTP
3 2 (50.00%) DHCP
3 2 (50.00%) DNS
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft

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 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (50.00%) IBM Notes
3 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) DHCP
1 2 (50.00%) DNS
1 2 (50.00%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (25.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Collaboration Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Messaging Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Messaging Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Service Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (25.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 2000 Server
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
1 2 (50.00%) Change Management
1 2 (50.00%) Issue Tracking
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) XenApp
2 2 (50.00%) XenServer
3 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Citrix
1 2 (50.00%) Dell
1 2 (50.00%) HP
1 2 (50.00%) Lotus
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) VMware