The first table below looks at the demand 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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Buckinghamshire region.

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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 57 33 32
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -1
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 24 50 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.86% 4.83% 4.87%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.43% 20.58% 18.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 19 23
Average daily rate
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£335 £330 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.51% +32.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £190 £166
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £322
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 £105.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-66.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-14.47% -
Operating Systems Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
230 243 258
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 17.84% 23.48% 26.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 108 90
Average daily rate £325 £310 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £155 £154
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 23 28
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £12.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.25 £20.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
Windows Server 2003
South East

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 August 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 August 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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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 -23 16 £345 +1.54% 3
High Wycombe +2 6 £288 -4.16%
Iver - - - -
Marlow - - - -
Amersham - - - -
Aylesbury - - - -
Chesham - - - -
Bletchley - - - -
Windows Server 2003
South East

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 63 (100.00%) Windows
2 47 (74.60%) Windows Server 2008
3 36 (57.14%) Microsoft
4 28 (44.44%) Active Directory
5 27 (42.86%) MS Exchange
6 22 (34.92%) Security Cleared
7 21 (33.33%) VMware
8 19 (30.16%) Citrix
9 17 (26.98%) VMware Infrastructure
9 17 (26.98%) Windows 7
10 16 (25.40%) SC Cleared
10 16 (25.40%) SAN
10 16 (25.40%) Windows XP
11 15 (23.81%) Firewall
11 15 (23.81%) Exchange Server 2010
12 14 (22.22%) ITIL
12 14 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
12 14 (22.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 13 (20.63%) Blackberry
13 13 (20.63%) MS Office
13 13 (20.63%) Exchange Server 2003
14 12 (19.05%) DV Cleared
14 12 (19.05%) NAS
14 12 (19.05%) UNIX
14 12 (19.05%) MCSE
14 12 (19.05%) Migration
15 11 (17.46%) Cisco
15 11 (17.46%) Windows 2000 Server
16 10 (15.87%) MS Excel
16 10 (15.87%) Linux

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 27 (42.86%) MS Exchange
2 15 (23.81%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (22.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 13 (20.63%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (7.94%) IIS
6 4 (6.35%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (4.76%) WebSphere
8 2 (3.17%) WebSphere Portal
8 2 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2000
8 2 (3.17%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (1.59%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (1.59%) SharePoint
9 1 (1.59%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 13 (20.63%) MS Office
2 10 (15.87%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.59%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 16 (25.40%) SAN
2 15 (23.81%) Firewall
3 12 (19.05%) NAS
4 8 (12.70%) LAN
5 7 (11.11%) WAN
6 6 (9.52%) iSCSI
6 6 (9.52%) SMTP
6 6 (9.52%) MPLS
6 6 (9.52%) Internet
7 5 (7.94%) ICMP
8 4 (6.35%) Network Security
8 4 (6.35%) DNS
8 4 (6.35%) DSL
8 4 (6.35%) BIG-IP
9 3 (4.76%) Broadband
9 3 (4.76%) DHCP
9 3 (4.76%) TCP/IP
10 2 (3.17%) VLAN
11 1 (1.59%) Wireless
11 1 (1.59%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.59%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.59%) DB2
3 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (1.59%) DB2 UDB
3 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database
General
1 8 (12.70%) Finance
2 1 (1.59%) Banking
2 1 (1.59%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 14 (22.22%) Analyst
2 8 (12.70%) Project Manager
2 8 (12.70%) Support Analyst
3 6 (9.52%) Support Engineer
4 5 (7.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (6.35%) Support Specialist
5 4 (6.35%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (6.35%) Blackberry Support
5 4 (6.35%) Exchange Specialist
6 3 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (4.76%) Administrator
7 2 (3.17%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (3.17%) Consultant
7 2 (3.17%) Test Analyst
7 2 (3.17%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 2 (3.17%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (3.17%) 1st Line Support
7 2 (3.17%) Windows Systems Administrator
7 2 (3.17%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.59%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.63%) Blackberry
2 9 (14.29%) CESG
3 6 (9.52%) Cryptography
3 6 (9.52%) PKI
4 5 (7.94%) Clustering
5 4 (6.35%) Fat Client
5 4 (6.35%) Thin Client
6 3 (4.76%) Mainframe
6 3 (4.76%) EqualLogic
7 2 (3.17%) Handset
7 2 (3.17%) Replication
8 1 (1.59%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 63 (100.00%) Windows
2 47 (74.60%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (26.98%) Windows 7
4 16 (25.40%) Windows XP
5 12 (19.05%) UNIX
6 11 (17.46%) Windows 2000 Server
7 10 (15.87%) Linux
8 7 (11.11%) Windows 2000
9 6 (9.52%) Windows NT
10 4 (6.35%) Windows Vista
11 3 (4.76%) AIX
11 3 (4.76%) Solaris
11 3 (4.76%) Windows 8
12 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (22.22%) ITIL
2 12 (19.05%) Migration
3 6 (9.52%) Change Management
3 6 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (9.52%) Penetration Testing
4 4 (6.35%) ITSM
5 3 (4.76%) PRINCE2
5 3 (4.76%) Load Testing
5 3 (4.76%) Test Scripting
5 3 (4.76%) Release Management
5 3 (4.76%) Test Strategy
6 2 (3.17%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (1.59%) Asset Management
7 1 (1.59%) Incident Management
7 1 (1.59%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (1.59%) Service Management
7 1 (1.59%) Regression Testing
7 1 (1.59%) Risk Management
7 1 (1.59%) Six Sigma
7 1 (1.59%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (12.70%) SQL
1 8 (12.70%) VBScript
2 6 (9.52%) PowerShell
2 6 (9.52%) VB
3 3 (4.76%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 22 (34.92%) Security Cleared
2 16 (25.40%) SC Cleared
3 14 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (19.05%) DV Cleared
4 12 (19.05%) MCSE
5 7 (11.11%) MCP
5 7 (11.11%) Degree
6 5 (7.94%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (7.94%) MCSA
7 3 (4.76%) CCNA
7 3 (4.76%) ISEB
7 3 (4.76%) ISTQB
8 2 (3.17%) MCDST
8 2 (3.17%) MCTS
8 2 (3.17%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.11%) SLA
2 5 (7.94%) QA
System Software
1 28 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 17 (26.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (9.52%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 6 (9.52%) Hyper-V
4 5 (7.94%) VMware ESX
5 4 (6.35%) NLBS
5 4 (6.35%) Xen
6 3 (4.76%) XenApp
7 2 (3.17%) XenServer
7 2 (3.17%) Terminal Services
7 2 (3.17%) ISA Server
8 1 (1.59%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (1.59%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 6 (9.52%) SCOM
2 5 (7.94%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 5 (7.94%) WSUS
3 4 (6.35%) Backup Exec
4 3 (4.76%) SCCM
4 3 (4.76%) BladeLogic
4 3 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (4.76%) WhatsUp Gold
5 2 (3.17%) Hyperic
6 1 (1.59%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (1.59%) TIBCO Hawk
6 1 (1.59%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 36 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 21 (33.33%) VMware
3 19 (30.16%) Citrix
4 11 (17.46%) Cisco
5 8 (12.70%) HP
6 7 (11.11%) Intel
7 6 (9.52%) CheckPoint
8 5 (7.94%) Symantec
8 5 (7.94%) Remedy
8 5 (7.94%) StorageTek
8 5 (7.94%) Sun
8 5 (7.94%) Lumension
9 4 (6.35%) Oracle
10 3 (4.76%) NetApp
11 2 (3.17%) Kaseya
11 2 (3.17%) Veeam
11 2 (3.17%) Dell
11 2 (3.17%) Veritas
12 1 (1.59%) AppSense
12 1 (1.59%) TIBCO
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