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 23 January 2015 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 58 55 45
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -10
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 9 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.05% 1.03% 0.97%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.34% 7.55% 5.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 3
Average daily rate
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£363 £440 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.61% +46.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £409 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £464 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £11.00 £13.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-7.35% -5.55%
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
142 106 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 16.57% 13.59% 19.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 56 62
Average daily rate £400 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £140 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £450 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £308 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.31% -5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 17 17
Average hourly rate £13.25 £13.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.85% +8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.00 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £15.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.67 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+4.45% -14.28%

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 23 January 2015.

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 23 January 2015, 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 24 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (54.17%) VMware
2 13 (54.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (45.83%) MS Exchange
4 10 (41.67%) Microsoft
4 10 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 8 (33.33%) VPN
5 8 (33.33%) Linux
5 8 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (33.33%) Firewall
6 7 (29.17%) Citrix
6 7 (29.17%) WAN
7 6 (25.00%) LAN
7 6 (25.00%) Apache
7 6 (25.00%) LDAP
7 6 (25.00%) SQL
7 6 (25.00%) MySQL
7 6 (25.00%) Red Hat
7 6 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (25.00%) JIRA
7 6 (25.00%) Wiki
7 6 (25.00%) Samba
7 6 (25.00%) Debian
7 6 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (25.00%) Subversion
7 6 (25.00%) Ubuntu
7 6 (25.00%) CentOS
7 6 (25.00%) Git (software)
7 6 (25.00%) ZABBIX

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 (45.83%) MS Exchange
2 6 (25.00%) Apache
2 6 (25.00%) nginx
2 6 (25.00%) Confluence
2 6 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (25.00%) MediaWiki
3 4 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (12.50%) Lync
5 1 (4.17%) JBoss
Applications
1 5 (20.83%) MS Excel
2 4 (16.67%) MS Office
3 1 (4.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) ResourceLink
Communications & Networking
1 8 (33.33%) VPN
1 8 (33.33%) Firewall
2 7 (29.17%) WAN
3 6 (25.00%) LAN
3 6 (25.00%) LDAP
4 5 (20.83%) Network Security
4 5 (20.83%) OSPF
4 5 (20.83%) BGP
4 5 (20.83%) EIGRP
4 5 (20.83%) IPsec
4 5 (20.83%) DNS
4 5 (20.83%) IPv6
5 3 (12.50%) SAN
6 2 (8.33%) DHCP
7 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
7 1 (4.17%) VoIP
7 1 (4.17%) Wireless
7 1 (4.17%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (25.00%) MySQL
1 6 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (20.83%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (25.00%) JIRA
1 6 (25.00%) Subversion
1 6 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 6 (25.00%) Hudson
1 6 (25.00%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Law
2 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) IT Manager
3 2 (8.33%) Consultant
3 2 (8.33%) Support Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (4.17%) Help Desk Support
4 1 (4.17%) Help Desk Support Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Server Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Messaging Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Security Consultant
4 1 (4.17%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.83%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Wiki
2 5 (20.83%) iPhone
2 5 (20.83%) Blackberry
3 4 (16.67%) Clustering
4 3 (12.50%) iPad
5 1 (4.17%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 24 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (54.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (33.33%) Linux
4 6 (25.00%) Debian
4 6 (25.00%) Ubuntu
4 6 (25.00%) CentOS
4 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (20.83%) Windows 8
5 5 (20.83%) Android
6 2 (8.33%) Windows XP
6 2 (8.33%) Windows 7
7 1 (4.17%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
2 6 (25.00%) DevOps
3 5 (20.83%) Database Theory
3 5 (20.83%) Relational Database Theory
3 5 (20.83%) Build Automation
3 5 (20.83%) Data Modelling
4 3 (12.50%) Change Management
5 2 (8.33%) Service Delivery
5 2 (8.33%) ITIL
5 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2
5 2 (8.33%) Incident Management
5 2 (8.33%) Performance Management
5 2 (8.33%) Business Continuity
6 1 (4.17%) Load Balancing
6 1 (4.17%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (25.00%) SQL
2 5 (20.83%) Bash Shell
2 5 (20.83%) Ruby
2 5 (20.83%) Java
2 5 (20.83%) Perl
2 5 (20.83%) PHP
3 2 (8.33%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) MCTS
1 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
1 1 (4.17%) MCSE
1 1 (4.17%) MCP
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (8.33%) SLA
3 1 (4.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 6 (25.00%) Samba
3 6 (25.00%) Postfix
3 6 (25.00%) XenServer
4 3 (12.50%) VMware ESX
5 2 (8.33%) VMware Server
6 1 (4.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (25.00%) ZABBIX
1 6 (25.00%) Puppet
2 5 (20.83%) Salt
2 5 (20.83%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (8.33%) Backup Exec
4 1 (4.17%) Netcool
4 1 (4.17%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 13 (54.17%) VMware
2 10 (41.67%) Microsoft
3 7 (29.17%) Citrix
4 6 (25.00%) Red Hat
5 3 (12.50%) IronPort
5 3 (12.50%) RightFax
5 3 (12.50%) Intel
6 2 (8.33%) Juniper
6 2 (8.33%) HP
6 2 (8.33%) Veeam
6 2 (8.33%) Barracuda Networks
7 1 (4.17%) Ruckus Wireless
7 1 (4.17%) Cisco
7 1 (4.17%) EMC
7 1 (4.17%) Oracle
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