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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 49 43 55
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +12
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 20 7 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 2.36% 1.15% 1.35%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.70% 7.37% 8.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 4 5
Average daily rate
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£351 £276 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.49% +10.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £351 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
-0.08% +0.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £20.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-18.07% +18.57%
Windows Server 2003
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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 95 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 17.20% 15.65% 16.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 47 68
Average daily rate £375 £313 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £448 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 24 23
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -48.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £27.94 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.73 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.68% -8.57%

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 2014, 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 33 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (54.55%) VMware
3 17 (51.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (48.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (42.42%) Linux
5 14 (42.42%) Citrix
6 13 (39.39%) Microsoft
7 12 (36.36%) Red Hat
7 12 (36.36%) Disaster Recovery
7 12 (36.36%) Relational Database
8 11 (33.33%) Jenkins
8 11 (33.33%) DevOps
8 11 (33.33%) XenServer
8 11 (33.33%) nginx
8 11 (33.33%) Bash Shell
8 11 (33.33%) Confluence
8 11 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
8 11 (33.33%) Puppet
8 11 (33.33%) Hudson
8 11 (33.33%) MediaWiki
8 11 (33.33%) Firewall
8 11 (33.33%) LAMP
8 11 (33.33%) Samba
8 11 (33.33%) Debian
8 11 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
8 11 (33.33%) IPsec
8 11 (33.33%) Subversion
8 11 (33.33%) Git (software)
8 11 (33.33%) ZABBIX
8 11 (33.33%) Postfix

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 11 (33.33%) nginx
1 11 (33.33%) Confluence
1 11 (33.33%) MediaWiki
1 11 (33.33%) Apache
2 9 (27.27%) MS Exchange
3 6 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (12.12%) SharePoint
5 3 (9.09%) Lync
6 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (3.03%) WebLogic
7 1 (3.03%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (33.33%) Firewall
1 11 (33.33%) IPsec
1 11 (33.33%) Network Security
1 11 (33.33%) IPv6
1 11 (33.33%) OSPF
1 11 (33.33%) BGP
1 11 (33.33%) EIGRP
1 11 (33.33%) VPN
1 11 (33.33%) LDAP
1 11 (33.33%) LAN
1 11 (33.33%) WAN
2 4 (12.12%) DNS
3 3 (9.09%) Intranet
4 2 (6.06%) SAN
4 2 (6.06%) DHCP
4 2 (6.06%) Wireless
5 1 (3.03%) SSH
5 1 (3.03%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (36.36%) Relational Database
2 11 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
2 11 (33.33%) MySQL
3 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (3.03%) RDBMS
4 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (3.03%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 11 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 11 (33.33%) Hudson
1 11 (33.33%) Subversion
1 11 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 11 (33.33%) JIRA
General
1 3 (9.09%) Finance
1 3 (9.09%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (21.21%) Systems Administrator
1 7 (21.21%) Analyst
1 7 (21.21%) Administrator
2 6 (18.18%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) Project Manager
3 4 (12.12%) Linux Administrator
3 4 (12.12%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 4 (12.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Project Delivery Manager
4 3 (9.09%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Delivery Manager
4 3 (9.09%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Support Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Consultant
5 2 (6.06%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Applications Specialist
5 2 (6.06%) Messaging Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (33.33%) LAMP
2 4 (12.12%) .NET
3 1 (3.03%) WebCenter
3 1 (3.03%) SAP XI
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (3.03%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (33.33%) Wiki
2 4 (12.12%) Economics
2 4 (12.12%) Clustering
3 3 (9.09%) iPhone
3 3 (9.09%) Blackberry
4 2 (6.06%) iPad
5 1 (3.03%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 33 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (48.48%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (42.42%) Linux
4 11 (33.33%) Debian
5 10 (30.30%) Ubuntu
6 6 (18.18%) CentOS
6 6 (18.18%) Windows XP
7 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (9.09%) Android
8 2 (6.06%) Windows 8
8 2 (6.06%) Windows 7
9 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (3.03%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (36.36%) Disaster Recovery
2 11 (33.33%) DevOps
2 11 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
2 11 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 11 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 4 (12.12%) Project Management
3 4 (12.12%) ITIL
3 4 (12.12%) PRINCE2
3 4 (12.12%) Change Management
4 3 (9.09%) Build Automation
5 2 (6.06%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (6.06%) Migration
6 1 (3.03%) SAP Security
6 1 (3.03%) Business Transformation
6 1 (3.03%) Change Control
6 1 (3.03%) Technical Analysis
6 1 (3.03%) Service Management
6 1 (3.03%) Load Balancing
6 1 (3.03%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 11 (33.33%) Bash Shell
1 11 (33.33%) Ruby
1 11 (33.33%) Perl
1 11 (33.33%) PHP
1 11 (33.33%) SQL
1 11 (33.33%) Java
2 3 (9.09%) C#
3 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.03%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 9 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 7 (21.21%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (6.06%) MCITP
4 1 (3.03%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.03%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (3.03%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 17 (51.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (33.33%) XenServer
2 11 (33.33%) Samba
2 11 (33.33%) Postfix
3 5 (15.15%) Active Directory
4 4 (12.12%) vSphere
5 3 (9.09%) VMware ESX
5 3 (9.09%) XenApp
6 2 (6.06%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 11 (33.33%) Puppet
1 11 (33.33%) ZABBIX
2 4 (12.12%) Netcool
2 4 (12.12%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 3 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (9.09%) Salt
4 2 (6.06%) Backup Exec
5 1 (3.03%) SCCM
5 1 (3.03%) SCOM
Vendors
1 18 (54.55%) VMware
2 14 (42.42%) Citrix
3 13 (39.39%) Microsoft
4 12 (36.36%) Red Hat
5 6 (18.18%) EMC
6 4 (12.12%) Cisco
7 3 (9.09%) RightFax
7 3 (9.09%) HP
8 2 (6.06%) Intel
8 2 (6.06%) Apple
8 2 (6.06%) Juniper
8 2 (6.06%) Symantec
8 2 (6.06%) IronPort
8 2 (6.06%) Meru Networks
9 1 (3.03%) SAP
9 1 (3.03%) Oracle
9 1 (3.03%) Remedy