The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Bristol region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 57 42 52
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +10
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 13 16 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.39% 2.50% 1.62%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.57% 11.11% 8.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 8
Average daily rate £425 £230 £279
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+84.78% -17.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £158 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £388 £291
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £305 £300
% change year-on-year
-8.19% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £20.00 - £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% +5.55%
Operating Systems Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
123 144 178
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 13.13% 22.54% 18.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 67 98
Average daily rate £375 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £198 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £417 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 23 13
Average hourly rate £14.25 £12.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.00% -24.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £21.50 £32.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Windows Server 2003
South West

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 18 April 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
Contract Job Locations in Bristol

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 Bristol region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
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Windows Server 2003
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Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (52.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (43.48%) Microsoft
4 9 (39.13%) Security Cleared
5 8 (34.78%) SC Cleared
5 8 (34.78%) VMware
6 7 (30.43%) Active Directory
7 6 (26.09%) WAN
7 6 (26.09%) SharePoint
7 6 (26.09%) .NET
7 6 (26.09%) SQL
7 6 (26.09%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (21.74%) C#
8 5 (21.74%) MS Excel
8 5 (21.74%) LAN
8 5 (21.74%) Citrix
9 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
9 4 (17.39%) Linux
9 4 (17.39%) Windows XP
9 4 (17.39%) Red Hat
9 4 (17.39%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (17.39%) Publishing
9 4 (17.39%) Windows 7
9 4 (17.39%) Capacity Planning
10 3 (13.04%) Bash Shell
10 3 (13.04%) Confluence
10 3 (13.04%) MediaWiki
10 3 (13.04%) Puppet
10 3 (13.04%) Hudson
10 3 (13.04%) Jenkins

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 6 (26.09%) SharePoint
2 3 (13.04%) Confluence
2 3 (13.04%) MediaWiki
2 3 (13.04%) nginx
2 3 (13.04%) Apache
3 2 (8.70%) MS Exchange
3 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (4.35%) LiveLink
4 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (4.35%) IIS
4 1 (4.35%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 5 (21.74%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.70%) MS Office
3 1 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (4.35%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 6 (26.09%) WAN
2 5 (21.74%) LAN
3 3 (13.04%) Network Security
3 3 (13.04%) IPsec
3 3 (13.04%) Firewall
3 3 (13.04%) LDAP
3 3 (13.04%) IPv6
3 3 (13.04%) VPN
3 3 (13.04%) Intranet
3 3 (13.04%) OSPF
3 3 (13.04%) BGP
3 3 (13.04%) EIGRP
4 1 (4.35%) SSH
4 1 (4.35%) SAN
4 1 (4.35%) DHCP
4 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.04%) Relational Database
2 3 (13.04%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (13.04%) MySQL
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Hudson
1 3 (13.04%) Jenkins
1 3 (13.04%) Git (software)
1 3 (13.04%) Subversion
1 3 (13.04%) JIRA
General
1 4 (17.39%) Publishing
2 2 (8.70%) Finance
3 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (17.39%) Administrator
2 3 (13.04%) SharePoint Consultant
2 3 (13.04%) Consultant
3 2 (8.70%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (8.70%) Applications Specialist
3 2 (8.70%) DBA
3 2 (8.70%) Architect
3 2 (8.70%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (8.70%) SQL DBA
3 2 (8.70%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 2 (8.70%) Server Administrator
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server DBA
3 2 (8.70%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) SAP Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Designer
4 1 (4.35%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (4.35%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Help Desk Support
4 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (26.09%) .NET
2 3 (13.04%) LAMP
3 1 (4.35%) SAP XI
3 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.35%) SOAP
3 1 (4.35%) Web Services
3 1 (4.35%) XML
3 1 (4.35%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Wiki
2 2 (8.70%) Replication
3 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.35%) Thin Client
3 1 (4.35%) Device Driver
3 1 (4.35%) Clustering
3 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.35%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (52.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (17.39%) Linux
3 4 (17.39%) Windows XP
3 4 (17.39%) Windows 7
4 3 (13.04%) Debian
4 3 (13.04%) Ubuntu
5 2 (8.70%) UNIX
6 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (4.35%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (4.35%) AIX
6 1 (4.35%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (17.39%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (17.39%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (13.04%) Data Modelling
3 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (8.70%) Service Management
3 2 (8.70%) Migration
3 2 (8.70%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (4.35%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (4.35%) Change Control
4 1 (4.35%) Business Transformation
4 1 (4.35%) Waterfall
4 1 (4.35%) SAP Security
4 1 (4.35%) Data Security
4 1 (4.35%) Security Management
4 1 (4.35%) Information Security
4 1 (4.35%) Asset Management
4 1 (4.35%) Zachman Framework
4 1 (4.35%) TOGAF
4 1 (4.35%) DoDAF
Programming Languages
1 6 (26.09%) SQL
2 5 (21.74%) C#
3 3 (13.04%) Bash Shell
3 3 (13.04%) Ruby
3 3 (13.04%) Java
3 3 (13.04%) Perl
3 3 (13.04%) PHP
4 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
4 2 (8.70%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
5 1 (4.35%) VBScript
5 1 (4.35%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 9 (39.13%) Security Cleared
2 8 (34.78%) SC Cleared
3 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (8.70%) MCSA
3 2 (8.70%) Degree
4 1 (4.35%) BC Cleared
4 1 (4.35%) DV Cleared
4 1 (4.35%) MCSE
4 1 (4.35%) MCP
System Software
1 7 (30.43%) Active Directory
2 6 (26.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (13.04%) Postfix
3 3 (13.04%) XenServer
3 3 (13.04%) Samba
4 1 (4.35%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.35%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) Puppet
1 3 (13.04%) ZABBIX
1 3 (13.04%) SCCM
2 2 (8.70%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (43.48%) Microsoft
2 8 (34.78%) VMware
3 5 (21.74%) Citrix
4 4 (17.39%) Red Hat
5 2 (8.70%) Remedy
6 1 (4.35%) Open Text
6 1 (4.35%) SAP
6 1 (4.35%) NetApp
6 1 (4.35%) HP
6 1 (4.35%) IBM
6 1 (4.35%) McAfee
6 1 (4.35%) Sophos