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 12 February 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 67 62 60
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -2
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 6 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.71% 1.26% 0.99%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.11% 7.43% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 4
Average daily rate £300 £405 £460
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.92% -11.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £218 £415
10% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £433 £491
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £305 £288
% change year-on-year
+4.77% +6.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £16.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
+17.18% -4.47%
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
146 148 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 17.28% 17.01% 12.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 113 58
Average daily rate £325 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £140 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £475 £494
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 8 16
Average hourly rate £27.50 £15.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.41% +10.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.95 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £16.50 £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Windows Server 2003 Daily Rate Histogram 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 12 February 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 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (90.00%) Windows Server
3 8 (80.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (80.00%) Active Directory
4 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (60.00%) VMware
5 5 (50.00%) MS Exchange
6 4 (40.00%) SCCM
6 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (30.00%) XenDesktop
7 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
7 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (30.00%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (30.00%) Symantec
8 2 (20.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 2 (20.00%) BitLocker
8 2 (20.00%) Server Building
8 2 (20.00%) XenApp
8 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (20.00%) Wyse
8 2 (20.00%) Finance
8 2 (20.00%) CA
8 2 (20.00%) Thin Client
8 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint
8 2 (20.00%) VPN
8 2 (20.00%) DNS
8 2 (20.00%) Cisco
8 2 (20.00%) MS Office
8 2 (20.00%) Windows XP

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 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 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (20.00%) Skype for Business
4 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (10.00%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) DNS
1 2 (20.00%) VPN
2 1 (10.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Wintel Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Applications Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Azure Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Exchange Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Migration Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) SAN Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Service Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Virtualisation Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Fat Client
1 2 (20.00%) Thin Client
1 2 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (90.00%) Windows Server
3 8 (80.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
6 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Customer Engagement
1 2 (20.00%) Incident Management
1 2 (20.00%) Server Building
1 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (10.00%) DNA
2 1 (10.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 8 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (30.00%) XenDesktop
3 2 (20.00%) BitLocker
3 2 (20.00%) VMware ESX
3 2 (20.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) SCCM
2 2 (20.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (10.00%) AppDNA
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (60.00%) VMware
2 3 (30.00%) Symantec
3 2 (20.00%) AppSense
3 2 (20.00%) CA
3 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco
3 2 (20.00%) Citrix
3 2 (20.00%) Polycom
3 2 (20.00%) Wyse
4 1 (10.00%) Altiris
4 1 (10.00%) HP