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 20 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 51 41 48
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +7
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 31 36 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.52% 3.49% 2.59%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.48% 14.12% 11.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 11 13
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £313 £310
% change year-on-year
+0.80% +0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
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
270 255 215
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 21.99% 24.73% 23.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 104 77
Average daily rate £300 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £125 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 32 34
Average hourly rate £13.00 £13.75 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.45% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £10.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.72 £17.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.73% -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 20 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 20 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 -13 23 £325 +4.83% 7
High Wycombe -5 2 - -
Beaconsfield - - - -
Bletchley - - - -
Windows Server 2003
South East

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 20 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 58 (100.00%) Windows
2 40 (68.97%) Windows Server 2008
3 32 (55.17%) Microsoft
4 30 (51.72%) Active Directory
5 28 (48.28%) VMware
6 22 (37.93%) Citrix
6 22 (37.93%) Microsoft Certification
7 21 (36.21%) VMware Infrastructure
8 20 (34.48%) MCSE
9 19 (32.76%) SAN
9 19 (32.76%) Windows 2000 Server
10 18 (31.03%) MS Excel
11 17 (29.31%) Windows 2000
12 15 (25.86%) MS Exchange
12 15 (25.86%) IIS
12 15 (25.86%) SLA
12 15 (25.86%) VMware ESX
12 15 (25.86%) NAS
13 14 (24.14%) Change Management
13 14 (24.14%) Intel
13 14 (24.14%) Windows NT
14 12 (20.69%) Terminal Services
14 12 (20.69%) Disaster Recovery
14 12 (20.69%) Security Cleared
14 12 (20.69%) BladeLogic
14 12 (20.69%) Degree
15 11 (18.97%) Windows Server 2012
15 11 (18.97%) Clustering
15 11 (18.97%) ITIL
16 10 (17.24%) LAN

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 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 (25.86%) MS Exchange
1 15 (25.86%) IIS
2 10 (17.24%) BizTalk Server
3 8 (13.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 5 (8.62%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (8.62%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (5.17%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (5.17%) WebSphere
7 2 (3.45%) SharePoint
7 2 (3.45%) WebSphere Portal
8 1 (1.72%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (1.72%) TIBCO EMS
8 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 18 (31.03%) MS Excel
2 9 (15.52%) MS Office
3 1 (1.72%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 19 (32.76%) SAN
2 15 (25.86%) NAS
3 10 (17.24%) Firewall
3 10 (17.24%) LAN
4 7 (12.07%) WAN
5 5 (8.62%) DHCP
5 5 (8.62%) Broadband
5 5 (8.62%) DNS
6 4 (6.90%) MPLS
6 4 (6.90%) DSL
6 4 (6.90%) BIG-IP
7 3 (5.17%) TCP/IP
7 3 (5.17%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (3.45%) IPsec
8 2 (3.45%) VPN
9 1 (1.72%) LDAP
9 1 (1.72%) VoIP
9 1 (1.72%) VLAN
9 1 (1.72%) Network Security
9 1 (1.72%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.45%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.72%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.72%) DB2
2 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.72%) DB2 UDB
2 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 10 (17.24%) Finance
2 6 (10.34%) Banking
3 1 (1.72%) Spanish Language
3 1 (1.72%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 12 (20.69%) Administrator
2 11 (18.97%) Windows Administrator
3 10 (17.24%) Analyst
4 8 (13.79%) Project Manager
5 5 (8.62%) Systems Administrator
5 5 (8.62%) Support Analyst
5 5 (8.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (6.90%) Windows Systems Administrator
7 3 (5.17%) Support Engineer
7 3 (5.17%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (5.17%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 3 (5.17%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (5.17%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (5.17%) Wintel Administrator
7 3 (5.17%) Architect
8 2 (3.45%) Windows Systems Engineer
8 2 (3.45%) Test Analyst
8 2 (3.45%) 1st Line Support
8 2 (3.45%) Windows Engineer
8 2 (3.45%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.72%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.97%) Clustering
2 8 (13.79%) Blackberry
3 5 (8.62%) Mainframe
4 4 (6.90%) Fat Client
4 4 (6.90%) Thin Client
5 3 (5.17%) EqualLogic
6 2 (3.45%) Handset
7 1 (1.72%) PKI
7 1 (1.72%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 58 (100.00%) Windows
2 40 (68.97%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (32.76%) Windows 2000 Server
4 17 (29.31%) Windows 2000
5 14 (24.14%) Windows NT
6 11 (18.97%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (17.24%) Windows XP
8 9 (15.52%) Windows 7
9 8 (13.79%) UNIX
10 3 (5.17%) Windows 8
11 1 (1.72%) Windows Vista
11 1 (1.72%) AIX
11 1 (1.72%) Solaris
11 1 (1.72%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (24.14%) Change Management
2 12 (20.69%) Disaster Recovery
3 11 (18.97%) ITIL
4 10 (17.24%) Migration
5 4 (6.90%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (5.17%) Test Strategy
6 3 (5.17%) Incident Management
6 3 (5.17%) PRINCE2
6 3 (5.17%) GAP Analysis
7 2 (3.45%) ITSM
7 2 (3.45%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (3.45%) Test Scripting
8 1 (1.72%) System Testing
8 1 (1.72%) Performance Management
8 1 (1.72%) Build Automation
8 1 (1.72%) Business Continuity Planning
8 1 (1.72%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (1.72%) Six Sigma
8 1 (1.72%) Project Management
8 1 (1.72%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.34%) PowerShell
2 4 (6.90%) VBScript
3 3 (5.17%) VB
3 3 (5.17%) SQL
4 1 (1.72%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.72%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 22 (37.93%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (34.48%) MCSE
3 12 (20.69%) Degree
3 12 (20.69%) Security Cleared
4 8 (13.79%) SC Cleared
5 4 (6.90%) DV Cleared
5 4 (6.90%) MCSA
6 3 (5.17%) CCNA
6 3 (5.17%) MCP
6 3 (5.17%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (3.45%) CCNP
7 2 (3.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.72%) MCDST
8 1 (1.72%) MCTS
8 1 (1.72%) MCITP
8 1 (1.72%) ISTQB
8 1 (1.72%) ISEB
8 1 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (25.86%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (51.72%) Active Directory
2 21 (36.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (25.86%) VMware ESX
4 12 (20.69%) Terminal Services
5 10 (17.24%) ISA Server
5 10 (17.24%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 7 (12.07%) Hyper-V
7 4 (6.90%) Xen
7 4 (6.90%) NLBS
8 3 (5.17%) XenApp
8 3 (5.17%) vSphere
8 3 (5.17%) Forefront TMG
8 3 (5.17%) UAG
8 3 (5.17%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (1.72%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (1.72%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 12 (20.69%) BladeLogic
2 9 (15.52%) SCOM
3 6 (10.34%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 4 (6.90%) WSUS
5 3 (5.17%) WhatsUp Gold
5 3 (5.17%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 2 (3.45%) Backup Exec
7 1 (1.72%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (1.72%) TIBCO Hawk
7 1 (1.72%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (1.72%) SCCM
Vendors
1 32 (55.17%) Microsoft
2 28 (48.28%) VMware
3 22 (37.93%) Citrix
4 14 (24.14%) Intel
5 9 (15.52%) Cisco
6 5 (8.62%) CheckPoint
7 4 (6.90%) NetApp
8 3 (5.17%) Oracle
8 3 (5.17%) Symantec
8 3 (5.17%) Remedy
8 3 (5.17%) Websense
9 2 (3.45%) HP
9 2 (3.45%) Veeam
10 1 (1.72%) Kaseya
10 1 (1.72%) EMC
10 1 (1.72%) Veritas
10 1 (1.72%) Juniper
10 1 (1.72%) Epicor
10 1 (1.72%) Computacenter
10 1 (1.72%) Sophos
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