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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 62 50 53
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +3
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 13 12 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.41% 1.72% 1.31%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.60% 11.01% 5.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 5
Average daily rate
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£325 £400 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +53.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £171 £275 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £454 £278
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £16.25 £13.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -52.72%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
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
197 109 175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 21.34% 15.59% 22.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 48 84
Average daily rate £400 £275 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -5.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £120 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £413 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 25 21
Average hourly rate £12.50 £13.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £10.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £20.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.85 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+5.66% -11.76%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 27 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (59.26%) MS Exchange
4 14 (51.85%) Microsoft
4 14 (51.85%) VMware
5 11 (40.74%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (40.74%) Active Directory
5 11 (40.74%) Exchange Server 2010
6 9 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
7 8 (29.63%) Disaster Recovery
7 8 (29.63%) Citrix
7 8 (29.63%) Linux
8 7 (25.93%) DNS
8 7 (25.93%) Blackberry
8 7 (25.93%) Firewall
8 7 (25.93%) Android
8 7 (25.93%) iPhone
9 6 (22.22%) VPN
9 6 (22.22%) Red Hat
9 6 (22.22%) LAN
9 6 (22.22%) WAN
9 6 (22.22%) Windows 8
9 6 (22.22%) Relational Database
10 5 (18.52%) Build Automation
10 5 (18.52%) RightFax
10 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (18.52%) Jenkins
10 5 (18.52%) Opscode Chef
10 5 (18.52%) MediaWiki
10 5 (18.52%) Puppet

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 16 (59.26%) MS Exchange
2 11 (40.74%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (18.52%) MediaWiki
4 5 (18.52%) Confluence
4 5 (18.52%) Apache
4 5 (18.52%) nginx
5 3 (11.11%) Lync
6 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (3.70%) WebLogic
7 1 (3.70%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 4 (14.81%) MS Office
1 4 (14.81%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.93%) DNS
1 7 (25.93%) Firewall
2 6 (22.22%) VPN
2 6 (22.22%) LAN
2 6 (22.22%) WAN
3 5 (18.52%) LDAP
3 5 (18.52%) SAN
3 5 (18.52%) OSPF
3 5 (18.52%) BGP
3 5 (18.52%) IPv6
3 5 (18.52%) EIGRP
3 5 (18.52%) Network Security
3 5 (18.52%) IPsec
4 3 (11.11%) DHCP
5 2 (7.41%) Wireless
6 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
6 1 (3.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (22.22%) Relational Database
2 5 (18.52%) MySQL
2 5 (18.52%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (3.70%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 5 (18.52%) Jenkins
1 5 (18.52%) Hudson
1 5 (18.52%) Git (software)
1 5 (18.52%) JIRA
1 5 (18.52%) Subversion
General
1 5 (18.52%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Law
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Analyst
2 5 (18.52%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Support Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Systems Support
5 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Administrator
5 2 (7.41%) Systems Support Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Messaging Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) IT Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Support Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (7.41%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (7.41%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
6 1 (3.70%) DBA
6 1 (3.70%) Delivery Project Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (18.52%) LAMP
2 1 (3.70%) WebCenter
2 1 (3.70%) Middleware
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) Blackberry
1 7 (25.93%) iPhone
2 5 (18.52%) Wiki
3 4 (14.81%) iPad
4 3 (11.11%) Clustering
5 1 (3.70%) Statistics
5 1 (3.70%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 27 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (29.63%) Linux
4 7 (25.93%) Android
5 6 (22.22%) Windows 8
6 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (18.52%) CentOS
6 5 (18.52%) Debian
6 5 (18.52%) Ubuntu
7 4 (14.81%) Windows 7
7 4 (14.81%) Windows XP
8 1 (3.70%) Windows 2000
8 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (18.52%) Build Automation
2 5 (18.52%) Capacity Planning
2 5 (18.52%) DevOps
2 5 (18.52%) Database Theory
2 5 (18.52%) Relational Database Theory
2 5 (18.52%) Data Modelling
2 5 (18.52%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (11.11%) Change Management
4 2 (7.41%) Service Delivery
4 2 (7.41%) Business Continuity
4 2 (7.41%) Performance Management
4 2 (7.41%) Incident Management
4 2 (7.41%) ITIL
4 2 (7.41%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (3.70%) Project Management
5 1 (3.70%) Data Migration
5 1 (3.70%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (18.52%) Bash Shell
1 5 (18.52%) Java
1 5 (18.52%) Perl
1 5 (18.52%) PHP
1 5 (18.52%) SQL
1 5 (18.52%) Ruby
2 1 (3.70%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared
2 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.41%) MCITP
3 1 (3.70%) MCP
3 1 (3.70%) MCSE
3 1 (3.70%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (7.41%) SLA
3 1 (3.70%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (40.74%) VMware Infrastructure
1 11 (40.74%) Active Directory
2 5 (18.52%) Postfix
2 5 (18.52%) XenServer
2 5 (18.52%) Samba
3 3 (11.11%) VMware ESX
4 2 (7.41%) XenApp
4 2 (7.41%) VMware Server
4 2 (7.41%) Hyper-V
5 1 (3.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (18.52%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (18.52%) Puppet
1 5 (18.52%) Salt
1 5 (18.52%) ZABBIX
2 4 (14.81%) Backup Exec
3 1 (3.70%) Netcool
3 1 (3.70%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 14 (51.85%) Microsoft
1 14 (51.85%) VMware
2 8 (29.63%) Citrix
3 6 (22.22%) Red Hat
4 5 (18.52%) RightFax
5 4 (14.81%) IronPort
5 4 (14.81%) Intel
5 4 (14.81%) Juniper
6 3 (11.11%) HP
6 3 (11.11%) EMC
7 2 (7.41%) Veeam
7 2 (7.41%) Barracuda Networks
7 2 (7.41%) Symantec
7 2 (7.41%) Apple
7 2 (7.41%) Meru Networks
8 1 (3.70%) Oracle
8 1 (3.70%) Cisco