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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 58 40 44
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +4
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 27 46 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.21% 4.21% 3.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.38% 18.70% 13.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 11 20
Average daily rate
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£335 £300 £256
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.66% +17.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £175 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £315 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £190.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-18.60% +30.30%
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
260 246 265
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 21.29% 22.51% 25.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 104 109
Average daily rate £325 £300 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £144 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £410 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 14 34
Average hourly rate £13.00 £15.12 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.99% +0.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £59.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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 29 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 29 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 -19 20 £345 +36.63% 6
High Wycombe -1 3 £155 -24.39%
Marlow - - - -
Amersham - - - -
Chesham - - - -
Bletchley - - - -
Windows Server 2003
South East

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 29 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 54 (100.00%) Windows
2 38 (70.37%) Windows Server 2008
3 28 (51.85%) Microsoft
3 28 (51.85%) Active Directory
4 23 (42.59%) VMware
5 19 (35.19%) Citrix
6 18 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 18 (33.33%) MS Exchange
6 18 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
7 16 (29.63%) MCSE
7 16 (29.63%) SAN
8 15 (27.78%) Security Cleared
9 14 (25.93%) Windows 2000 Server
10 12 (22.22%) Cisco
10 12 (22.22%) Windows 2000
10 12 (22.22%) MS Excel
11 11 (20.37%) Windows XP
11 11 (20.37%) MS Office
11 11 (20.37%) ITIL
11 11 (20.37%) SLA
11 11 (20.37%) Windows 7
12 10 (18.52%) NAS
12 10 (18.52%) SC Cleared
12 10 (18.52%) Windows NT
12 10 (18.52%) Change Management
12 10 (18.52%) Disaster Recovery
13 9 (16.67%) Firewall
13 9 (16.67%) Migration
13 9 (16.67%) Clustering
13 9 (16.67%) IIS

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 18 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 9 (16.67%) IIS
3 8 (14.81%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (12.96%) BizTalk Server
5 6 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 6 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (5.56%) WebSphere
8 2 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2000
8 2 (3.70%) WebSphere Portal
9 1 (1.85%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (1.85%) TIBCO EMS
9 1 (1.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 11 (20.37%) MS Office
3 1 (1.85%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 16 (29.63%) SAN
2 10 (18.52%) NAS
3 9 (16.67%) Firewall
4 8 (14.81%) LAN
5 7 (12.96%) WAN
6 5 (9.26%) MPLS
7 4 (7.41%) DSL
7 4 (7.41%) TCP/IP
7 4 (7.41%) Broadband
7 4 (7.41%) BIG-IP
7 4 (7.41%) Network Security
8 3 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (5.56%) DHCP
8 3 (5.56%) DNS
9 2 (3.70%) IPsec
9 2 (3.70%) VPN
9 2 (3.70%) VLAN
10 1 (1.85%) iSCSI
10 1 (1.85%) LDAP
10 1 (1.85%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.85%) DB2
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.85%) DB2 UDB
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database
General
1 8 (14.81%) Finance
2 3 (5.56%) Banking
3 1 (1.85%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 10 (18.52%) Analyst
2 9 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (14.81%) Project Manager
4 5 (9.26%) Systems Administrator
4 5 (9.26%) Support Analyst
4 5 (9.26%) Administrator
5 4 (7.41%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 4 (7.41%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (7.41%) Support Engineer
5 4 (7.41%) Windows Administrator
6 2 (3.70%) Windows Systems Engineer
6 2 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (3.70%) 1st Line Support
6 2 (3.70%) Consultant
6 2 (3.70%) Test Analyst
6 2 (3.70%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 1 (1.85%) 2nd Line Support
7 1 (1.85%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (1.85%) Senior Microsoft Consultant
7 1 (1.85%) Firewall Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.85%) .NET
1 1 (1.85%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.67%) Clustering
2 8 (14.81%) Blackberry
3 4 (7.41%) Mainframe
3 4 (7.41%) Thin Client
3 4 (7.41%) Fat Client
4 3 (5.56%) EqualLogic
5 2 (3.70%) Handset
6 1 (1.85%) EPoS
6 1 (1.85%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 54 (100.00%) Windows
2 38 (70.37%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (25.93%) Windows 2000 Server
4 12 (22.22%) Windows 2000
5 11 (20.37%) Windows XP
5 11 (20.37%) Windows 7
6 10 (18.52%) Windows NT
7 8 (14.81%) UNIX
8 7 (12.96%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (5.56%) Windows 8
9 3 (5.56%) Linux
10 2 (3.70%) AIX
10 2 (3.70%) Solaris
10 2 (3.70%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (20.37%) ITIL
2 10 (18.52%) Change Management
2 10 (18.52%) Disaster Recovery
3 9 (16.67%) Migration
4 4 (7.41%) ITSM
5 3 (5.56%) PRINCE2
5 3 (5.56%) Load Testing
5 3 (5.56%) Test Scripting
5 3 (5.56%) Test Strategy
6 2 (3.70%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (1.85%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (1.85%) Build Automation
7 1 (1.85%) Business Continuity Planning
7 1 (1.85%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (1.85%) System Testing
7 1 (1.85%) Performance Management
7 1 (1.85%) Six Sigma
7 1 (1.85%) Project Management
7 1 (1.85%) Service Management
7 1 (1.85%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (11.11%) VBScript
2 5 (9.26%) SQL
3 4 (7.41%) PowerShell
4 3 (5.56%) JavaScript
4 3 (5.56%) VB
5 1 (1.85%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 18 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (29.63%) MCSE
3 15 (27.78%) Security Cleared
4 10 (18.52%) SC Cleared
5 9 (16.67%) Degree
6 5 (9.26%) DV Cleared
7 4 (7.41%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (7.41%) MCSA
7 4 (7.41%) MCP
8 3 (5.56%) ISEB
8 3 (5.56%) ISTQB
9 2 (3.70%) CCNA
9 2 (3.70%) MCDST
9 2 (3.70%) MCTS
9 2 (3.70%) MCITP
10 1 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (20.37%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (51.85%) Active Directory
2 18 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (14.81%) VMware ESX
3 8 (14.81%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 7 (12.96%) Terminal Services
4 7 (12.96%) ISA Server
5 6 (11.11%) Hyper-V
6 4 (7.41%) Xen
6 4 (7.41%) NLBS
7 3 (5.56%) XenApp
7 3 (5.56%) vSphere
7 3 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.85%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (1.85%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 9 (16.67%) SCOM
2 8 (14.81%) BladeLogic
3 5 (9.26%) WSUS
3 5 (9.26%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 5 (9.26%) Backup Exec
4 4 (7.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (5.56%) WhatsUp Gold
5 3 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (5.56%) SCCM
6 2 (3.70%) Hyperic
7 1 (1.85%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 1 (1.85%) TIBCO Hawk
7 1 (1.85%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 28 (51.85%) Microsoft
2 23 (42.59%) VMware
3 19 (35.19%) Citrix
4 12 (22.22%) Cisco
5 9 (16.67%) Intel
6 5 (9.26%) HP
6 5 (9.26%) Symantec
6 5 (9.26%) CheckPoint
7 4 (7.41%) NetApp
8 3 (5.56%) Veeam
9 2 (3.70%) Kaseya
9 2 (3.70%) Remedy
9 2 (3.70%) Veritas
9 2 (3.70%) Dell
9 2 (3.70%) Oracle
10 1 (1.85%) Juniper
10 1 (1.85%) Epicor
10 1 (1.85%) EMC
10 1 (1.85%) TIBCO
10 1 (1.85%) Sophos