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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 36 42 13
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -29
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 8 11 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.13% 2.16% 7.53%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.00% 14.67% 22.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 10
Average daily rate
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£300 £375 £283
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +32.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £182 £170 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £426 £358
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £16.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -14.47%
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
50 75 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 13.30% 14.73% 33.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 48 38
Average daily rate £330 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.35% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £182 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £402 £530 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 5
Average hourly rate £25.00 £25.50 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.96% +100.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.49 £12.35 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £26.09 £14.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.40%

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 4 August 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 4 August 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 +9 3 £300 -29.41%
Windows Server 2003
East of England

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (84.21%) Active Directory
3 14 (73.68%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (52.63%) MS Exchange
4 10 (52.63%) VMware
5 8 (42.11%) DNS
6 7 (36.84%) DHCP
6 7 (36.84%) Cisco
6 7 (36.84%) Citrix
6 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (36.84%) Exchange Server 2003
7 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
8 5 (26.32%) WAN
8 5 (26.32%) SAN
8 5 (26.32%) Migration
8 5 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2007
8 5 (26.32%) vSphere
9 4 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (21.05%) VMware ESX
9 4 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (21.05%) LAN
9 4 (21.05%) Lotus Domino
10 3 (15.79%) ITIL
10 3 (15.79%) PRINCE2
10 3 (15.79%) Windows XP
10 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
10 3 (15.79%) VPN
10 3 (15.79%) CCNA
10 3 (15.79%) NHS
10 3 (15.79%) Mitel

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 10 (52.63%) MS Exchange
2 7 (36.84%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (21.05%) Lotus Domino
5 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
5 1 (5.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (5.26%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Office
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) SAP Business One
1 1 (5.26%) TeleForm
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (42.11%) DNS
2 7 (36.84%) DHCP
3 5 (26.32%) SAN
3 5 (26.32%) WAN
4 4 (21.05%) LAN
5 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
5 3 (15.79%) VPN
5 3 (15.79%) Firewall
6 2 (10.53%) VLAN
6 2 (10.53%) OSPF
6 2 (10.53%) VRRP
6 2 (10.53%) VoIP
7 1 (5.26%) ADSL
7 1 (5.26%) Internet
7 1 (5.26%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (5.26%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Forms
General
1 3 (15.79%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 4 (21.05%) Network Engineer
1 4 (21.05%) Server Engineer
1 4 (21.05%) Citrix Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Windows Server Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) VMware Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Citrix Server Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Project Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) SQL DBA
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) DBA
4 1 (5.26%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Service Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) NHS
1 3 (15.79%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.26%) Fat Client
2 1 (5.26%) iPhone
2 1 (5.26%) Thin Client
2 1 (5.26%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (73.68%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (15.79%) Windows XP
5 2 (10.53%) Windows 7
6 1 (5.26%) Windows 8
6 1 (5.26%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Migration
2 3 (15.79%) ITIL
2 3 (15.79%) PRINCE2
2 3 (15.79%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (10.53%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (5.26%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (5.26%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (5.26%) Mentoring
4 1 (5.26%) Patch Management
4 1 (5.26%) Server Patching
4 1 (5.26%) High Availability
4 1 (5.26%) Change Control
4 1 (5.26%) Project Management
4 1 (5.26%) Process Management
4 1 (5.26%) Change Management
4 1 (5.26%) Incident Management
4 1 (5.26%) Load Balancing
4 1 (5.26%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (15.79%) CCNA
3 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (10.53%) PMI Certification
4 1 (5.26%) MCITP
4 1 (5.26%) Degree
4 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (5.26%) PMP
4 1 (5.26%) CCDA
4 1 (5.26%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (5.26%) CCIE
4 1 (5.26%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (84.21%) Active Directory
2 5 (26.32%) vSphere
3 4 (21.05%) VMware ESX
4 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (15.79%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (15.79%) XenApp
5 2 (10.53%) Terminal Services
5 2 (10.53%) VMware Server
6 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
6 1 (5.26%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (5.26%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Backup Exec
1 1 (5.26%) WSUS
1 1 (5.26%) SCCM
1 1 (5.26%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (52.63%) VMware
2 7 (36.84%) Cisco
2 7 (36.84%) Citrix
3 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
4 3 (15.79%) Mitel
5 2 (10.53%) Oracle
5 2 (10.53%) CommVault
5 2 (10.53%) CheckPoint
6 1 (5.26%) Symantec
6 1 (5.26%) Sophos
6 1 (5.26%) Wyse
6 1 (5.26%) Metastorm
6 1 (5.26%) Sun
6 1 (5.26%) HP
6 1 (5.26%) Dell
6 1 (5.26%) EMC
6 1 (5.26%) SAP
6 1 (5.26%) RightFax
6 1 (5.26%) ServiceNow
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