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 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 61 46 36
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -10
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 31 39 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.38% 3.32% 3.70%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.79% 13.64% 19.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 4 9
Average daily rate
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£400 £269 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.83% -14.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £204 £132
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £370 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £301 £282 £313
% change year-on-year
+6.67% -9.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 2
Average hourly rate £43.00 £29.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.27% +28.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-15.78% -
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
263 286 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 20.22% 24.32% 19.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 104 63
Average daily rate £395 £275 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.63% +3.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £145 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £435 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.58% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 29 38
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.35 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.23% +9.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.06 £11.00 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.85 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+0.94% -0.93%

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 May 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 1 May 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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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 -9 23 £380 +26.66% 3
Aylesbury +2 1 - - 3
Buckingham - 1 - -
Windows Server 2003
South East

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 86 (100.00%) Windows
2 57 (66.28%) Windows Server 2008
3 40 (46.51%) Microsoft
4 31 (36.05%) Windows Server 2012
5 30 (34.88%) VMware
6 29 (33.72%) Windows 2000 Server
7 24 (27.91%) Active Directory
8 19 (22.09%) Finance
8 19 (22.09%) Citrix
8 19 (22.09%) MS Excel
8 19 (22.09%) SharePoint
9 17 (19.77%) Windows XP
9 17 (19.77%) BizTalk Server
10 16 (18.60%) ITIL
10 16 (18.60%) ISA Server
10 16 (18.60%) VMware Infrastructure
11 15 (17.44%) Performance Tuning
11 15 (17.44%) Performance Monitoring
12 14 (16.28%) Windows 7
12 14 (16.28%) MS Exchange
13 13 (15.12%) CRM
13 13 (15.12%) .NET
13 13 (15.12%) Dynamics CRM
14 12 (13.95%) Security Cleared
14 12 (13.95%) VMware ESX
14 12 (13.95%) Disaster Recovery
15 11 (12.79%) MCSE
15 11 (12.79%) Microsoft Certification
15 11 (12.79%) HP
15 11 (12.79%) DNS

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 19 (22.09%) SharePoint
2 17 (19.77%) BizTalk Server
3 14 (16.28%) MS Exchange
4 10 (11.63%) Exchange Server 2007
4 10 (11.63%) IIS
5 8 (9.30%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (8.14%) Exchange Server 2003
7 5 (5.81%) WebSphere
8 4 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (3.49%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (3.49%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (1.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (1.16%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 19 (22.09%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.81%) MS Office
3 4 (4.65%) MS Project
4 3 (3.49%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (15.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (4.65%) Primavera
3 2 (2.33%) assyst
3 2 (2.33%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.81%) PaaS
2 1 (1.16%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (12.79%) DNS
2 10 (11.63%) DHCP
3 5 (5.81%) SAN
3 5 (5.81%) WAN
3 5 (5.81%) BIG-IP
3 5 (5.81%) iSCSI
4 4 (4.65%) NAS
4 4 (4.65%) LAN
5 3 (3.49%) VoIP
5 3 (3.49%) TCP/IP
5 3 (3.49%) Broadband
6 2 (2.33%) Firewall
7 1 (1.16%) VPN
7 1 (1.16%) EIGRP
7 1 (1.16%) OSPF
7 1 (1.16%) Network Security
7 1 (1.16%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (1.16%) VLAN
7 1 (1.16%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.81%) Oracle Database 10g
1 5 (5.81%) Oracle Database 11g
1 5 (5.81%) Oracle Database
2 4 (4.65%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (4.65%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.49%) SQL Server 2000
3 3 (3.49%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (2.33%) DB2 UDB
4 2 (2.33%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (2.33%) DB2
5 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 19 (22.09%) Finance
2 4 (4.65%) Banking
3 2 (2.33%) Spanish Language
3 2 (2.33%) Advertising
4 1 (1.16%) Military
4 1 (1.16%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.16%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 20 (23.26%) Project Manager
2 19 (22.09%) Administrator
3 12 (13.95%) BizTalk Administrator
4 9 (10.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 9 (10.47%) Analyst
5 6 (6.98%) Support Engineer
6 5 (5.81%) Infrastructure Manager
6 5 (5.81%) 2nd Line Support
7 4 (4.65%) 3rd Line Support
7 4 (4.65%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 4 (4.65%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 4 (4.65%) Windows Administrator
8 3 (3.49%) Technical Manager
8 3 (3.49%) Technical Project Manager
8 3 (3.49%) Systems Administrator
8 3 (3.49%) 1st Line Support
8 3 (3.49%) Business Analyst
8 3 (3.49%) Windows Engineer
8 3 (3.49%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 2 (2.33%) IT Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (15.12%) .NET
2 11 (12.79%) .NET Framework
3 7 (8.14%) Middleware
4 2 (2.33%) TIBCO EMS
4 2 (2.33%) XML
5 1 (1.16%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.30%) Clustering
2 6 (6.98%) Mainframe
3 4 (4.65%) Blackberry
3 4 (4.65%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.33%) VLE
4 2 (2.33%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.16%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.16%) Telematics
5 1 (1.16%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 86 (100.00%) Windows
2 57 (66.28%) Windows Server 2008
3 31 (36.05%) Windows Server 2012
4 29 (33.72%) Windows 2000 Server
5 17 (19.77%) Windows XP
6 14 (16.28%) Windows 7
7 9 (10.47%) Windows 2000
7 9 (10.47%) Windows NT
8 8 (9.30%) UNIX
9 5 (5.81%) CentOS
9 5 (5.81%) Ubuntu
10 4 (4.65%) Linux
11 2 (2.33%) Windows Vista
11 2 (2.33%) AIX
11 2 (2.33%) Solaris
12 1 (1.16%) VMS
12 1 (1.16%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (18.60%) ITIL
2 15 (17.44%) Performance Tuning
2 15 (17.44%) Performance Monitoring
3 13 (15.12%) CRM
4 12 (13.95%) Disaster Recovery
5 10 (11.63%) PRINCE2
6 8 (9.30%) Change Management
6 8 (9.30%) Migration
7 7 (8.14%) Problem Management
8 6 (6.98%) Project Management
8 6 (6.98%) Service Management
8 6 (6.98%) ITSM
9 5 (5.81%) Release Management
9 5 (5.81%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 5 (5.81%) Change Control
10 4 (4.65%) Capacity Management
10 4 (4.65%) Incident Management
10 4 (4.65%) Data Migration
10 4 (4.65%) QMS
10 4 (4.65%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 9 (10.47%) PowerShell
2 7 (8.14%) SQL
2 7 (8.14%) VB
3 2 (2.33%) Bash Shell
3 2 (2.33%) Java
4 1 (1.16%) VBScript
4 1 (1.16%) Korn
Qualifications
1 12 (13.95%) Security Cleared
2 11 (12.79%) MCSE
2 11 (12.79%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (11.63%) SC Cleared
4 4 (4.65%) Degree
4 4 (4.65%) MCP
5 3 (3.49%) DV Cleared
5 3 (3.49%) MCITP
6 2 (2.33%) APMP
6 2 (2.33%) CCNP
6 2 (2.33%) CCNA
6 2 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.16%) CCA
7 1 (1.16%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (1.16%) CCEA
7 1 (1.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.16%) MCTS
7 1 (1.16%) CCIA
7 1 (1.16%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.47%) SLA
2 1 (1.16%) JSP 440
2 1 (1.16%) QA
System Software
1 24 (27.91%) Active Directory
2 16 (18.60%) ISA Server
2 16 (18.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (13.95%) VMware ESX
4 7 (8.14%) Hyper-V
5 6 (6.98%) XenDesktop
5 6 (6.98%) Terminal Services
6 5 (5.81%) NFS
7 4 (4.65%) vSphere
7 4 (4.65%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (4.65%) Firmware
8 3 (3.49%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (2.33%) XenApp
10 1 (1.16%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (1.16%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (11.63%) SCOM
2 8 (9.30%) SCCM
3 5 (5.81%) OVSD
3 5 (5.81%) BladeLogic
4 4 (4.65%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
4 4 (4.65%) Tivoli
5 3 (3.49%) WSUS
6 1 (1.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 40 (46.51%) Microsoft
2 30 (34.88%) VMware
3 19 (22.09%) Citrix
4 11 (12.79%) HP
5 8 (9.30%) Remedy
5 8 (9.30%) Cisco
5 8 (9.30%) Oracle
6 5 (5.81%) NetApp
6 5 (5.81%) McAfee
6 5 (5.81%) F5
7 4 (4.65%) AppSense
7 4 (4.65%) IBM
7 4 (4.65%) Dell
7 4 (4.65%) Intel
8 2 (2.33%) TIBCO
8 2 (2.33%) Mitel
9 1 (1.16%) RightFax