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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 53 40 40
Rank change year-on-year
-13 0
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 24 44 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.09% 4.16% 2.72%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.72% 16.60% 11.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 15
Average daily rate
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£230 £245 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.12% -18.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £169 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £310 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £303 £300 £313
% change year-on-year
+0.83% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £190.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1166.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.45 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+2.36% +8.57%
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
247 265 219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 21.53% 25.07% 22.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 103 85
Average daily rate £295 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £125 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £390 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 30 36
Average hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.72 £27.50 £35.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -11.76%

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 1 October 2014.

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 1 October 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.

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 -15 18 £276 +45.39% 11
High Wycombe -7 3 £155 -24.39%
Chesham - - - -
Bletchley - - - -
Windows Server 2003
South East

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 52 (100.00%) Windows
2 35 (67.31%) Windows Server 2008
3 31 (59.62%) Microsoft
4 28 (53.85%) Active Directory
5 25 (48.08%) VMware
6 21 (40.38%) Citrix
7 20 (38.46%) Microsoft Certification
8 19 (36.54%) MCSE
8 19 (36.54%) VMware Infrastructure
9 18 (34.62%) SAN
10 17 (32.69%) MS Excel
10 17 (32.69%) Windows 2000
11 16 (30.77%) Windows 2000 Server
12 15 (28.85%) MS Exchange
13 14 (26.92%) Windows NT
13 14 (26.92%) Intel
13 14 (26.92%) NAS
14 13 (25.00%) VMware ESX
15 12 (23.08%) Degree
15 12 (23.08%) Change Management
15 12 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
15 12 (23.08%) SLA
15 12 (23.08%) MS Office
16 11 (21.15%) IIS
16 11 (21.15%) Terminal Services
16 11 (21.15%) Clustering
16 11 (21.15%) BladeLogic
16 11 (21.15%) Finance
17 10 (19.23%) Windows XP
17 10 (19.23%) Security Cleared

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 15 (28.85%) MS Exchange
2 11 (21.15%) IIS
3 9 (17.31%) BizTalk Server
4 8 (15.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 6 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (9.62%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (5.77%) WebSphere
9 2 (3.85%) WebSphere Portal
10 1 (1.92%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (1.92%) TIBCO EMS
10 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 17 (32.69%) MS Excel
2 12 (23.08%) MS Office
3 1 (1.92%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 18 (34.62%) SAN
2 14 (26.92%) NAS
3 8 (15.38%) Firewall
4 6 (11.54%) LAN
5 5 (9.62%) Broadband
5 5 (9.62%) WAN
6 4 (7.69%) MPLS
6 4 (7.69%) BIG-IP
6 4 (7.69%) DSL
7 3 (5.77%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (5.77%) TCP/IP
8 2 (3.85%) IPsec
8 2 (3.85%) VPN
8 2 (3.85%) DNS
8 2 (3.85%) DHCP
8 2 (3.85%) Network Security
9 1 (1.92%) iSCSI
9 1 (1.92%) VoIP
9 1 (1.92%) LDAP
9 1 (1.92%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database
1 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (1.92%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.92%) DB2
1 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (1.92%) DB2 UDB
General
1 11 (21.15%) Finance
2 6 (11.54%) Banking
3 1 (1.92%) Advertising
3 1 (1.92%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 10 (19.23%) Administrator
2 9 (17.31%) Analyst
2 9 (17.31%) Windows Administrator
3 8 (15.38%) Project Manager
4 6 (11.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (9.62%) Systems Administrator
5 5 (9.62%) Support Analyst
6 4 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (7.69%) Windows Systems Administrator
7 3 (5.77%) Support Engineer
8 2 (3.85%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 2 (3.85%) 1st Line Support
8 2 (3.85%) Windows Systems Engineer
9 1 (1.92%) Infrastructure Operations Analyst
9 1 (1.92%) Wintel Administrator
9 1 (1.92%) Windows Engineer
9 1 (1.92%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 1 (1.92%) Assistant Project Manager
9 1 (1.92%) Senior Analyst
9 1 (1.92%) Firewall Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.92%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (21.15%) Clustering
2 8 (15.38%) Blackberry
3 5 (9.62%) Mainframe
4 4 (7.69%) Thin Client
4 4 (7.69%) Fat Client
5 3 (5.77%) EqualLogic
6 2 (3.85%) Handset
7 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.92%) EPoS
7 1 (1.92%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 52 (100.00%) Windows
2 35 (67.31%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (32.69%) Windows 2000
4 16 (30.77%) Windows 2000 Server
5 14 (26.92%) Windows NT
6 10 (19.23%) Windows XP
7 9 (17.31%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (15.38%) UNIX
8 8 (15.38%) Windows 7
9 3 (5.77%) Windows 8
10 2 (3.85%) Windows Vista
11 1 (1.92%) AIX
11 1 (1.92%) Solaris
11 1 (1.92%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (23.08%) Change Management
1 12 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (15.38%) ITIL
3 7 (13.46%) Migration
4 3 (5.77%) PRINCE2
5 2 (3.85%) ITSM
5 2 (3.85%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (1.92%) Business Continuity Planning
6 1 (1.92%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (1.92%) Test Strategy
6 1 (1.92%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (1.92%) Build Automation
6 1 (1.92%) Performance Management
6 1 (1.92%) Load Testing
6 1 (1.92%) Test Scripting
6 1 (1.92%) System Testing
6 1 (1.92%) Project Management
6 1 (1.92%) Six Sigma
6 1 (1.92%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (1.92%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.69%) SQL
1 4 (7.69%) VBScript
1 4 (7.69%) PowerShell
2 3 (5.77%) VB
3 1 (1.92%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.92%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 20 (38.46%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (36.54%) MCSE
3 12 (23.08%) Degree
4 10 (19.23%) Security Cleared
5 7 (13.46%) SC Cleared
6 4 (7.69%) MCP
7 3 (5.77%) MCSA
8 2 (3.85%) MCITP
8 2 (3.85%) MCDST
8 2 (3.85%) MCTS
8 2 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (3.85%) DV Cleared
9 1 (1.92%) ISEB
9 1 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.92%) CCNA
9 1 (1.92%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (23.08%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (53.85%) Active Directory
2 19 (36.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (25.00%) VMware ESX
4 11 (21.15%) Terminal Services
5 9 (17.31%) ISA Server
5 9 (17.31%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 4 (7.69%) NLBS
6 4 (7.69%) Xen
6 4 (7.69%) Hyper-V
7 3 (5.77%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (5.77%) XenApp
7 3 (5.77%) vSphere
8 1 (1.92%) DFS Replication
8 1 (1.92%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 11 (21.15%) BladeLogic
2 9 (17.31%) SCOM
3 5 (9.62%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 4 (7.69%) Backup Exec
4 4 (7.69%) WSUS
5 3 (5.77%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 3 (5.77%) WhatsUp Gold
6 1 (1.92%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (1.92%) SCCM
6 1 (1.92%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (1.92%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 31 (59.62%) Microsoft
2 25 (48.08%) VMware
3 21 (40.38%) Citrix
4 14 (26.92%) Intel
5 9 (17.31%) Cisco
6 5 (9.62%) CheckPoint
7 4 (7.69%) NetApp
8 3 (5.77%) HP
8 3 (5.77%) Symantec
9 2 (3.85%) Remedy
9 2 (3.85%) Veritas
9 2 (3.85%) Oracle
9 2 (3.85%) Kaseya
9 2 (3.85%) Veeam
10 1 (1.92%) TIBCO
10 1 (1.92%) Epicor
10 1 (1.92%) Juniper
10 1 (1.92%) Dell
10 1 (1.92%) EMC
10 1 (1.92%) Sophos
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