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 20 April 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
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 50 61 45
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -16
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 19 13 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 2.21% 1.37% 2.48%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.38% 10.48% 11.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 6 8
Average daily rate
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£300 £425 £230
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.41% +84.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £363 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £417 £463 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £280 £307
% change year-on-year
+8.92% -8.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £20.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-8.57% -7.89%
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
167 124 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 19.42% 13.11% 21.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 67 66
Average daily rate £335 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.66% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £128 £288 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £463 £419
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £320 £314
% change year-on-year
+7.81% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 17 23
Average hourly rate £16.50 £14.25 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% +14.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.00 £11.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.69 £20.00 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -

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 20 April 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 20 April 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 29 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (55.17%) VMware
3 15 (51.72%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (51.72%) VPN
4 12 (41.38%) Active Directory
4 12 (41.38%) Firewall
4 12 (41.38%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (37.93%) Citrix
5 11 (37.93%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (34.48%) Jenkins
6 10 (34.48%) DevOps
6 10 (34.48%) iptables
6 10 (34.48%) Red Hat
6 10 (34.48%) LDAP
6 10 (34.48%) Linux
6 10 (34.48%) Apache
6 10 (34.48%) MySQL
6 10 (34.48%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (34.48%) CentOS
6 10 (34.48%) Git (software)
6 10 (34.48%) ZABBIX
6 10 (34.48%) Postfix
6 10 (34.48%) nginx
6 10 (34.48%) Confluence
6 10 (34.48%) Puppet
6 10 (34.48%) Hudson
6 10 (34.48%) MediaWiki
6 10 (34.48%) Subversion
6 10 (34.48%) Ubuntu
6 10 (34.48%) JIRA

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 10 (34.48%) Apache
1 10 (34.48%) nginx
1 10 (34.48%) Confluence
1 10 (34.48%) MediaWiki
2 7 (24.14%) MS Exchange
3 5 (17.24%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (13.79%) Lync
4 4 (13.79%) SharePoint
4 4 (13.79%) IIS
5 1 (3.45%) JBoss
5 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (24.14%) MS Office
2 6 (20.69%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (51.72%) VPN
2 12 (41.38%) Firewall
3 10 (34.48%) LDAP
4 7 (24.14%) WAN
5 6 (20.69%) LAN
5 6 (20.69%) IPv6
5 6 (20.69%) OSPF
5 6 (20.69%) BGP
5 6 (20.69%) EIGRP
5 6 (20.69%) IPsec
5 6 (20.69%) Network Security
6 4 (13.79%) DNS
7 3 (10.34%) SAN
8 2 (6.90%) DHCP
9 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
9 1 (3.45%) VoIP
9 1 (3.45%) MPLS
9 1 (3.45%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (34.48%) MySQL
1 10 (34.48%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (20.69%) Relational Database
3 4 (13.79%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (34.48%) Subversion
1 10 (34.48%) JIRA
1 10 (34.48%) Git (software)
1 10 (34.48%) Hudson
1 10 (34.48%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (24.14%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Law
2 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (34.48%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (20.69%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 6 (20.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) Systems Administrator
3 5 (17.24%) Administrator
4 3 (10.34%) Applications Specialist
5 2 (6.90%) IT Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Support Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Consultant
6 1 (3.45%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (3.45%) Security Consultant
6 1 (3.45%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (3.45%) Help Desk Support
6 1 (3.45%) Help Desk Support Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) IT Administrator
6 1 (3.45%) Exchange Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Technical Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.24%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (34.48%) Wiki
2 6 (20.69%) Clustering
3 3 (10.34%) Fat Client
3 3 (10.34%) Thin Client
4 2 (6.90%) Blackberry
4 2 (6.90%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 29 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (51.72%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (37.93%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (34.48%) CentOS
4 10 (34.48%) Linux
4 10 (34.48%) Debian
4 10 (34.48%) Ubuntu
5 5 (17.24%) Windows 7
6 4 (13.79%) Windows XP
7 3 (10.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (6.90%) Windows Vista
8 2 (6.90%) Android
9 1 (3.45%) Windows 2000
9 1 (3.45%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (34.48%) Continuous Integration
1 10 (34.48%) DevOps
2 9 (31.03%) Build Automation
3 7 (24.14%) Capacity Planning
3 7 (24.14%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (20.69%) Data Modelling
4 6 (20.69%) Database Theory
4 6 (20.69%) Relational Database Theory
5 5 (17.24%) Load Balancing
6 4 (13.79%) Configuration Management
6 4 (13.79%) ITIL
6 4 (13.79%) PRINCE2
6 4 (13.79%) Identity Management
7 2 (6.90%) Migration
8 1 (3.45%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 7 (24.14%) SQL
2 6 (20.69%) Ruby
2 6 (20.69%) Bash Shell
2 6 (20.69%) Perl
2 6 (20.69%) PHP
3 5 (17.24%) Java
4 1 (3.45%) C
4 1 (3.45%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) CCNA
2 1 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (3.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (41.38%) Active Directory
1 12 (41.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (34.48%) Postfix
2 10 (34.48%) Samba
2 10 (34.48%) iptables
3 7 (24.14%) XenServer
3 7 (24.14%) Hyper-V
4 4 (13.79%) XenApp
4 4 (13.79%) VMware ESX
4 4 (13.79%) XenDesktop
5 3 (10.34%) BitLocker
5 3 (10.34%) VMware Server
6 2 (6.90%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (6.90%) Xen
7 1 (3.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (34.48%) ZABBIX
1 10 (34.48%) Puppet
2 5 (17.24%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (17.24%) Salt
3 4 (13.79%) SCCM
4 3 (10.34%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 2 (6.90%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 16 (55.17%) VMware
2 11 (37.93%) Citrix
3 10 (34.48%) Red Hat
4 8 (27.59%) Microsoft
5 3 (10.34%) Cisco
5 3 (10.34%) CA
5 3 (10.34%) CheckPoint
5 3 (10.34%) Symantec
5 3 (10.34%) Wyse
5 3 (10.34%) AppSense
6 2 (6.90%) Barracuda Networks
6 2 (6.90%) Veeam
6 2 (6.90%) Juniper
6 2 (6.90%) HP
7 1 (3.45%) Oracle
7 1 (3.45%) Lotus
7 1 (3.45%) Ruckus Wireless