The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2003 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire 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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 55 57 38
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -19
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 39 25 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.85% 2.10% 4.04%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.70% 10.08% 17.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 8 11
Average daily rate
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£300 £335 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.44% +11.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £208 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £425 £315
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £190.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
- -18.60%
Windows Server 2003
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Buckinghamshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
307 248 251
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 22.44% 20.81% 23.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 104 110
Average daily rate £368 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.07% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £185 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £402
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 23 14
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.00 £15.12
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.99%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £16.68 £59.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

Windows Server 2003
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2003 Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Windows Server 2003
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the Buckinghamshire region.

Windows Server 2003 Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Windows Server 2003
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Windows Server 2003 Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

Windows Server 2003
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the Buckinghamshire region.

Windows Server 2003 Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Windows Server 2003
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

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 Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +6 32 £300 -13.04% 2
Marlow - 3 - -
Aylesbury - 2 £291 - 1
Windows Server 2003
South East

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 74 (100.00%) Windows
2 44 (59.46%) Windows Server 2008
3 32 (43.24%) Active Directory
4 29 (39.19%) Microsoft
5 26 (35.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 22 (29.73%) VMware
7 21 (28.38%) MS Exchange
8 19 (25.68%) Migration
8 19 (25.68%) SCCM
9 14 (18.92%) ITIL
10 13 (17.57%) SQL
11 12 (16.22%) Remedy
11 12 (16.22%) Windows 2000 Server
11 12 (16.22%) Office 365
12 11 (14.86%) vSphere
12 11 (14.86%) PowerShell
12 11 (14.86%) SharePoint
13 10 (13.51%) Oracle
13 10 (13.51%) DNS
13 10 (13.51%) HP
13 10 (13.51%) Security Cleared
13 10 (13.51%) VMware Infrastructure
13 10 (13.51%) Oracle Database 11g
13 10 (13.51%) Oracle Database
14 9 (12.16%) Performance Tuning
14 9 (12.16%) Performance Monitoring
14 9 (12.16%) WSUS
14 9 (12.16%) Dynamics CRM
14 9 (12.16%) SCOM
14 9 (12.16%) Hyper-V

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 21 (28.38%) MS Exchange
2 11 (14.86%) SharePoint
3 9 (12.16%) BizTalk Server
4 8 (10.81%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (6.76%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (4.05%) IIS
7 2 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (1.35%) WebLogic
8 1 (1.35%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (1.35%) WebSphere
8 1 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (1.35%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 6 (8.11%) MS Office
2 3 (4.05%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.05%) AutoCAD
3 1 (1.35%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (12.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (4.05%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (1.35%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 12 (16.22%) Office 365
2 2 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (13.51%) DNS
2 5 (6.76%) DHCP
3 4 (5.41%) Firewall
4 3 (4.05%) LAN
4 3 (4.05%) WAN
5 2 (2.70%) SAN
6 1 (1.35%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.35%) VPN
6 1 (1.35%) Wireless
6 1 (1.35%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (1.35%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (13.51%) Oracle Database 11g
1 10 (13.51%) Oracle Database
2 9 (12.16%) Oracle Database 10g
3 6 (8.11%) SQL Server
3 6 (8.11%) Oracle Reports
3 6 (8.11%) Oracle Database 12c
4 4 (5.41%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (4.05%) DB2
5 3 (4.05%) DB2 UDB
6 2 (2.70%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (1.35%) Oracle9i Database
7 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 6 (8.11%) Finance
2 4 (5.41%) Spanish Language
3 1 (1.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (21.62%) Administrator
2 9 (12.16%) Analyst
3 8 (10.81%) Project Manager
3 8 (10.81%) Migration Engineer
4 7 (9.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (9.46%) BizTalk Administrator
5 6 (8.11%) Business Analyst
5 6 (8.11%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (5.41%) Consultant
6 4 (5.41%) Wintel Engineer
7 3 (4.05%) Active Directory Consultant
7 3 (4.05%) Project Engineer
7 3 (4.05%) Migration Consultant
7 3 (4.05%) Technical Manager
8 2 (2.70%) Support Specialist
8 2 (2.70%) 3rd Line Support
8 2 (2.70%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 2 (2.70%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 2 (2.70%) Technical Project Manager
8 2 (2.70%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.81%) .NET
2 6 (8.11%) .NET Framework
3 4 (5.41%) X-Windows
4 3 (4.05%) TIBCO EMS
5 2 (2.70%) Web Services
6 1 (1.35%) Middleware
6 1 (1.35%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.46%) Clustering
2 5 (6.76%) Data Centre
3 4 (5.41%) HP Storage
4 3 (4.05%) EMC VNXe
4 3 (4.05%) HP StoreVirtual
4 3 (4.05%) Device Driver
5 2 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.70%) CMDB
6 1 (1.35%) Telematics
6 1 (1.35%) EPoS
6 1 (1.35%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 74 (100.00%) Windows
2 44 (59.46%) Windows Server 2008
3 26 (35.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (16.22%) Windows 2000 Server
5 5 (6.76%) Windows 8
5 5 (6.76%) Windows Vista
6 4 (5.41%) Windows 7
6 4 (5.41%) Linux
6 4 (5.41%) Windows XP
7 3 (4.05%) AIX
7 3 (4.05%) UNIX
7 3 (4.05%) Solaris
8 2 (2.70%) HPUX
8 2 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (25.68%) Migration
2 14 (18.92%) ITIL
3 9 (12.16%) CRM
3 9 (12.16%) Performance Tuning
3 9 (12.16%) Performance Monitoring
4 8 (10.81%) Project Management
4 8 (10.81%) PRINCE2
5 7 (9.46%) Incident Management
6 5 (6.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 4 (5.41%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (4.05%) Data Protection
8 3 (4.05%) ITIL V3
8 3 (4.05%) High Availability
8 3 (4.05%) Performance Analysis
8 3 (4.05%) People Management
9 2 (2.70%) Kalman Filter
9 2 (2.70%) Open Source
9 2 (2.70%) Supplier Management
9 2 (2.70%) Logistics
10 1 (1.35%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 13 (17.57%) SQL
2 11 (14.86%) PowerShell
3 6 (8.11%) Java
4 5 (6.76%) VB
5 4 (5.41%) Bash Shell
6 3 (4.05%) Korn
7 1 (1.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (13.51%) Security Cleared
2 8 (10.81%) SC Cleared
3 6 (8.11%) DV Cleared
3 6 (8.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (6.76%) MCSE
5 2 (2.70%) MCSA
5 2 (2.70%) MCP
6 1 (1.35%) APMP
6 1 (1.35%) CCNA
6 1 (1.35%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.35%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.41%) SLA
2 2 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 32 (43.24%) Active Directory
2 11 (14.86%) vSphere
3 10 (13.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (12.16%) Hyper-V
4 9 (12.16%) ISA Server
5 7 (9.46%) UAG
6 5 (6.76%) XenApp
7 2 (2.70%) XenServer
7 2 (2.70%) XenDesktop
7 2 (2.70%) VMware ESX
7 2 (2.70%) Squid
7 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (1.35%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (1.35%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 19 (25.68%) SCCM
2 9 (12.16%) SCOM
2 9 (12.16%) WSUS
3 5 (6.76%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 3 (4.05%) OpenView
4 3 (4.05%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (4.05%) Backup Exec
4 3 (4.05%) OVSD
5 2 (2.70%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (1.35%) HP SIM
6 1 (1.35%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
6 1 (1.35%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (1.35%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (1.35%) Control-M
Vendors
1 29 (39.19%) Microsoft
2 22 (29.73%) VMware
3 12 (16.22%) Remedy
4 10 (13.51%) Oracle
4 10 (13.51%) HP
5 9 (12.16%) Citrix
6 6 (8.11%) Cisco
7 5 (6.76%) EMC
7 5 (6.76%) Symantec
8 3 (4.05%) TIBCO
9 2 (2.70%) McAfee
9 2 (2.70%) Veeam
9 2 (2.70%) Adobe
9 2 (2.70%) Lumension
9 2 (2.70%) Rackspace
10 1 (1.35%) GFI Software
10 1 (1.35%) Sun
10 1 (1.35%) BMC
10 1 (1.35%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.35%) Dell