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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 56 39 48
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +9
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 18 51 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.84% 4.31% 3.09%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.89% 18.35% 13.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 23 13
Average daily rate £438 £275 £140
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+59.09% +96.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £212 £106
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £353 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £305 £288
% change year-on-year
+4.77% +6.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £27.75 - £145.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £16.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
+17.18% -4.47%
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
228 278 244
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 23.34% 23.50% 23.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 105 105
Average daily rate £350 £315 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £140 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 18 26
Average hourly rate £16.25 £15.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £12.42 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £30.00 £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

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 12 February 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Windows Server 2003 Hourly Rate Histogram 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 12 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -16 14 £485 +64.40% 1
High Wycombe +6 2 £228 -
Windows Server 2003
South East

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 41 (100.00%) Windows
2 31 (75.61%) Windows Server
3 21 (51.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (39.02%) Microsoft
5 15 (36.59%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (29.27%) HP
7 11 (26.83%) CICS
7 11 (26.83%) Assembly Language
7 11 (26.83%) IBM
7 11 (26.83%) JCL
7 11 (26.83%) REXX
7 11 (26.83%) zOS
7 11 (26.83%) C++
7 11 (26.83%) COBOL
7 11 (26.83%) MQSeries
8 10 (24.39%) MS Office
8 10 (24.39%) ITIL
8 10 (24.39%) Remedy
8 10 (24.39%) Active Directory
8 10 (24.39%) CA
8 10 (24.39%) VMware
8 10 (24.39%) Data Centre
8 10 (24.39%) SCCM
9 9 (21.95%) Mentoring
9 9 (21.95%) Finance
10 8 (19.51%) ISPF
10 8 (19.51%) Easytrieve
10 8 (19.51%) SQL
10 8 (19.51%) CLIST
10 8 (19.51%) VMware Infrastructure

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 11 (26.83%) CICS
1 11 (26.83%) MQSeries
2 4 (9.76%) MS Exchange
3 3 (7.32%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (7.32%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.44%) IBM Notes
4 1 (2.44%) IIS
4 1 (2.44%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.44%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (24.39%) MS Office
2 5 (12.20%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.32%) Office 365
2 2 (4.88%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.20%) iSCSI
2 4 (9.76%) Firewall
3 3 (7.32%) DHCP
3 3 (7.32%) DNS
4 2 (4.88%) LAN
4 2 (4.88%) TCP/IP
4 2 (4.88%) WAN
5 1 (2.44%) Internet
5 1 (2.44%) IPX
5 1 (2.44%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (19.51%) Easytrieve
2 7 (17.07%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (7.32%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle9i Database
General
1 9 (21.95%) Finance
2 4 (9.76%) Spanish Language
3 1 (2.44%) Banking
3 1 (2.44%) Marketing
3 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (41.46%) Architect
2 10 (24.39%) Solutions Architect
3 7 (17.07%) Analyst
4 5 (12.20%) Administrator
4 5 (12.20%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (7.32%) BizTalk Administrator
5 3 (7.32%) DBA
5 3 (7.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Junior
5 3 (7.32%) Support Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Desktop Support
6 2 (4.88%) Graduate
6 2 (4.88%) Graduate DBA
6 2 (4.88%) IT Support
6 2 (4.88%) Platform Architect
6 2 (4.88%) Senior IT Support
6 2 (4.88%) SQL DBA
6 2 (4.88%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (19.51%) ISPF
2 2 (4.88%) .NET
2 2 (4.88%) .NET Framework
2 2 (4.88%) Web Services
3 1 (2.44%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (24.39%) Data Centre
2 4 (9.76%) CMDB
3 1 (2.44%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.44%) Health Informatics
3 1 (2.44%) Informatics
3 1 (2.44%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.44%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 41 (100.00%) Windows
2 31 (75.61%) Windows Server
3 21 (51.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (36.59%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (26.83%) zOS
6 7 (17.07%) Windows Vista
7 6 (14.63%) Linux
8 5 (12.20%) CentOS
8 5 (12.20%) Ubuntu
9 3 (7.32%) Unix
9 3 (7.32%) Windows XP
10 2 (4.88%) HPUX
10 2 (4.88%) Windows 10
10 2 (4.88%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (4.88%) Windows 7
10 2 (4.88%) Windows 8
11 1 (2.44%) NetWare
11 1 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (2.44%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (24.39%) ITIL
2 9 (21.95%) Mentoring
3 6 (14.63%) Incident Management
4 5 (12.20%) High Availability
4 5 (12.20%) ITIL V3
4 5 (12.20%) ITSM
4 5 (12.20%) People Management
4 5 (12.20%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (12.20%) Service Management
5 4 (9.76%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (7.32%) CRM
6 3 (7.32%) Migration
6 3 (7.32%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (4.88%) Capacity Management
7 2 (4.88%) Open Source
7 2 (4.88%) PRINCE2
7 2 (4.88%) Problem Management
7 2 (4.88%) Project Management
7 2 (4.88%) Supplier Management
8 1 (2.44%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 11 (26.83%) Assembly Language
1 11 (26.83%) C++
1 11 (26.83%) COBOL
1 11 (26.83%) JCL
1 11 (26.83%) REXX
2 8 (19.51%) CLIST
2 8 (19.51%) SQL
3 3 (7.32%) Java
4 1 (2.44%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (17.07%) SC Cleared
1 7 (17.07%) Security Cleared
2 5 (12.20%) DV Cleared
3 3 (7.32%) MCSA
3 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (4.88%) CCNA
4 2 (4.88%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (4.88%) MCITP
5 1 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.44%) MCP
5 1 (2.44%) MCSE
5 1 (2.44%) VCP5
5 1 (2.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.76%) QA
1 4 (9.76%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (24.39%) Active Directory
2 8 (19.51%) Hyper-V
2 8 (19.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (12.20%) NFS
4 3 (7.32%) ISA Server
4 3 (7.32%) XenApp
5 2 (4.88%) Squid
5 2 (4.88%) UAG
5 2 (4.88%) XenServer
6 1 (2.44%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (2.44%) Shibboleth
6 1 (2.44%) Veritas File System
6 1 (2.44%) VMware ESX
6 1 (2.44%) vSphere
6 1 (2.44%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (24.39%) SCCM
2 5 (12.20%) OVSD
3 4 (9.76%) WSUS
4 2 (4.88%) SCOM
5 1 (2.44%) NetBackup
5 1 (2.44%) SnapVault
Vendors
1 16 (39.02%) Microsoft
2 12 (29.27%) HP
3 11 (26.83%) IBM
4 10 (24.39%) CA
4 10 (24.39%) Remedy
4 10 (24.39%) VMware
5 5 (12.20%) Cisco
6 4 (9.76%) Citrix
7 3 (7.32%) Rackspace
8 2 (4.88%) Adobe
8 2 (4.88%) Novell
8 2 (4.88%) Sun
9 1 (2.44%) Intel
9 1 (2.44%) Lotus
9 1 (2.44%) Oracle
9 1 (2.44%) Veritas