The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2003 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol 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 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 65 52 60
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +8
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 6 17 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.68% 1.94% 1.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.08% 10.30% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 12 6
Average daily rate £318 £338 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.92% -20.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £276 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £421 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £308 £280
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +9.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £16.00 £18.52
% change year-on-year
+31.25% -13.58%
Windows Server 2003
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Operating Systems Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
195 165 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 21.98% 18.81% 12.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 106 64
Average daily rate £350 £320 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -14.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £125 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.40% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 19 16
Average hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.06% +17.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.60 £8.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £41.00 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -3.12%

Windows Server 2003
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2003 Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Windows Server 2003
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the Bristol region.

Windows Server 2003 Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Windows Server 2003
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the Bristol region.

Windows Server 2003 Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 8 (88.89%) VMware
3 7 (77.78%) Active Directory
3 7 (77.78%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (66.67%) XenDesktop
5 5 (55.56%) Windows 7
5 5 (55.56%) XenApp
5 5 (55.56%) Fat Client
5 5 (55.56%) VMware ESX
5 5 (55.56%) Wyse
5 5 (55.56%) MS Office
5 5 (55.56%) Thin Client
5 5 (55.56%) CheckPoint
5 5 (55.56%) VPN
5 5 (55.56%) DNS
5 5 (55.56%) Cisco
5 5 (55.56%) Skype for Business
5 5 (55.56%) Windows Server
6 4 (44.44%) SQL
6 4 (44.44%) SCCM
7 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
7 3 (33.33%) Hyper-V
7 3 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (33.33%) AppSense
7 3 (33.33%) VBScript
7 3 (33.33%) Oracle
7 3 (33.33%) LAN

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 5 (55.56%) Skype for Business
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 5 (55.56%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) DNS
1 5 (55.56%) VPN
2 3 (33.33%) DHCP
2 3 (33.33%) LAN
2 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 3 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (11.11%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Technical Analyst
3 3 (33.33%) Technical Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Wintel Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Administrator
5 1 (11.11%) Applications Consultant
5 1 (11.11%) Azure Consultant
5 1 (11.11%) Consultant
5 1 (11.11%) Exchange Administrator
5 1 (11.11%) Migration Consultant
5 1 (11.11%) SAN Administrator
5 1 (11.11%) SCCM Consultant
5 1 (11.11%) SCCM Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Server Administrator
5 1 (11.11%) Service Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (11.11%) Windows Administrator
5 1 (11.11%) Windows Server Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Fat Client
1 5 (55.56%) Thin Client
2 3 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 2 (22.22%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (77.78%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (55.56%) Windows 7
4 5 (55.56%) Windows Server
5 3 (33.33%) Windows 10
5 3 (33.33%) Windows 8
6 2 (22.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Application Virtualisation
2 2 (22.22%) Customer Engagement
2 2 (22.22%) Incident Management
2 2 (22.22%) Server Building
2 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (11.11%) DNA
3 1 (11.11%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 3 (33.33%) VBScript
System Software
1 7 (77.78%) Active Directory
2 6 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (66.67%) XenDesktop
3 5 (55.56%) VMware ESX
3 5 (55.56%) XenApp
4 3 (33.33%) Hyper-V
4 3 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (22.22%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) SCCM
2 2 (22.22%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (11.11%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
1 8 (88.89%) VMware
2 5 (55.56%) CheckPoint
2 5 (55.56%) Cisco
2 5 (55.56%) Wyse
3 3 (33.33%) AppSense
3 3 (33.33%) Dell
3 3 (33.33%) Intel Security
3 3 (33.33%) Oracle
3 3 (33.33%) Symantec
4 2 (22.22%) CA
4 2 (22.22%) Citrix
4 2 (22.22%) Polycom
5 1 (11.11%) Altiris
5 1 (11.11%) HP