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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 37 46 45
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -1
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 55 29 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 4.22% 2.76% 3.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.52% 11.98% 16.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 14 3
Average daily rate
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£275 £275 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +57.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £114 £119
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £488 £215
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £38.75 £16.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +131.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.10 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-3.30% +0.54%
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
314 242 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 24.08% 23.07% 19.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 99 29
Average daily rate £290 £275 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.45% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £120 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £420 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.20% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 26 19
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £15.60
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £27.50 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -14.28%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 +15 43 £295 -23.37% 6
Beaconsfield - - - -
Buckingham - - - -
Chesham - - - -
High Wycombe - - - - 1
Windows Server 2003
South East

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 79 (100.00%) Windows
2 52 (65.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 35 (44.30%) VMware
4 34 (43.04%) Active Directory
5 32 (40.51%) Microsoft
6 30 (37.97%) Windows 2000 Server
7 28 (35.44%) Microsoft Certification
8 27 (34.18%) Citrix
9 26 (32.91%) MCSE
10 25 (31.65%) VMware Infrastructure
10 25 (31.65%) Windows Server 2012
11 24 (30.38%) MS Excel
12 23 (29.11%) IIS
13 21 (26.58%) VMware ESX
14 19 (24.05%) ITIL
14 19 (24.05%) Windows XP
15 18 (22.78%) SLA
15 18 (22.78%) Disaster Recovery
16 17 (21.52%) SAN
17 16 (20.25%) Terminal Services
17 16 (20.25%) Windows 2000
17 16 (20.25%) Change Management
18 15 (18.99%) Migration
18 15 (18.99%) Windows NT
18 15 (18.99%) BladeLogic
19 14 (17.72%) NAS
19 14 (17.72%) BizTalk Server
19 14 (17.72%) ISA Server
19 14 (17.72%) Intel
19 14 (17.72%) Finance

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 23 (29.11%) IIS
2 14 (17.72%) BizTalk Server
3 13 (16.46%) MS Exchange
4 9 (11.39%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (10.13%) Exchange Server 2007
6 7 (8.86%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (8.86%) SharePoint
7 4 (5.06%) WebSphere
7 4 (5.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (1.27%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (1.27%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (1.27%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 24 (30.38%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.06%) MS Office
3 2 (2.53%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.27%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.27%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.27%) PaaS
1 1 (1.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (21.52%) SAN
2 14 (17.72%) NAS
3 10 (12.66%) DNS
4 9 (11.39%) DHCP
4 9 (11.39%) LAN
5 7 (8.86%) WAN
6 6 (7.59%) Broadband
6 6 (7.59%) Firewall
7 3 (3.80%) VoIP
7 3 (3.80%) TCP/IP
7 3 (3.80%) VPN
8 2 (2.53%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (2.53%) IPsec
9 1 (1.27%) BIG-IP
9 1 (1.27%) VLAN
9 1 (1.27%) iSCSI
9 1 (1.27%) Wireless
9 1 (1.27%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.86%) Oracle Database
2 6 (7.59%) Oracle Database 12c
2 6 (7.59%) Oracle Database 11g
2 6 (7.59%) Oracle Database 10g
3 5 (6.33%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.27%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 14 (17.72%) Finance
2 8 (10.13%) Banking
3 3 (3.80%) Advertising
4 1 (1.27%) Military
4 1 (1.27%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 18 (22.78%) Analyst
2 15 (18.99%) Administrator
3 12 (15.19%) Windows Administrator
4 9 (11.39%) Project Manager
5 8 (10.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (7.59%) 3rd Line Support
6 6 (7.59%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 5 (6.33%) Business Analyst
8 4 (5.06%) Systems Administrator
8 4 (5.06%) Support Engineer
8 4 (5.06%) Oracle Analyst
8 4 (5.06%) Windows Engineer
9 3 (3.80%) Windows Systems Administrator
9 3 (3.80%) Wintel Administrator
9 3 (3.80%) Architect
9 3 (3.80%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (3.80%) Support Analyst
9 3 (3.80%) Test Analyst
9 3 (3.80%) Infrastructure Manager
10 2 (2.53%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.06%) Middleware
2 3 (3.80%) .NET
3 2 (2.53%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.27%) JSP
4 1 (1.27%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.46%) Clustering
2 6 (7.59%) Blackberry
2 6 (7.59%) Mainframe
3 4 (5.06%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.53%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.53%) VLE
5 1 (1.27%) SecurID
5 1 (1.27%) PKI
5 1 (1.27%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.27%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.27%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 79 (100.00%) Windows
2 52 (65.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 30 (37.97%) Windows 2000 Server
4 25 (31.65%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (24.05%) Windows XP
6 16 (20.25%) Windows 2000
7 15 (18.99%) Windows NT
8 13 (16.46%) Windows 7
9 8 (10.13%) UNIX
10 2 (2.53%) Windows Vista
10 2 (2.53%) Windows 8
11 1 (1.27%) CentOS
11 1 (1.27%) VMS
11 1 (1.27%) Ubuntu
11 1 (1.27%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (24.05%) ITIL
2 18 (22.78%) Disaster Recovery
3 16 (20.25%) Change Management
4 15 (18.99%) Migration
5 10 (12.66%) PRINCE2
6 7 (8.86%) Performance Monitoring
7 6 (7.59%) Incident Management
8 4 (5.06%) Six Sigma
8 4 (5.06%) Project Management
8 4 (5.06%) QMS
8 4 (5.06%) Data Migration
8 4 (5.06%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (3.80%) Test Scripting
9 3 (3.80%) GAP Analysis
10 2 (2.53%) ITSM
10 2 (2.53%) Regression Testing
10 2 (2.53%) CRM
10 2 (2.53%) Manual Testing
10 2 (2.53%) Supplier Management
10 2 (2.53%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (16.46%) PowerShell
2 5 (6.33%) SQL
2 5 (6.33%) VB
3 2 (2.53%) VBScript
4 1 (1.27%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 28 (35.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (32.91%) MCSE
3 13 (16.46%) Security Cleared
4 12 (15.19%) Degree
5 9 (11.39%) SC Cleared
6 3 (3.80%) DV Cleared
6 3 (3.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (3.80%) MCP
6 3 (3.80%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (3.80%) CCNP
6 3 (3.80%) CCNA
6 3 (3.80%) MCITP
7 2 (2.53%) MCSA
8 1 (1.27%) CCA
8 1 (1.27%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (1.27%) CCEA
8 1 (1.27%) MCTS
8 1 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.27%) VCAP
8 1 (1.27%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (22.78%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (43.04%) Active Directory
2 25 (31.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (26.58%) VMware ESX
4 16 (20.25%) Terminal Services
5 14 (17.72%) ISA Server
6 12 (15.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 5 (6.33%) vSphere
7 5 (6.33%) Hyper-V
8 4 (5.06%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (3.80%) XenApp
9 3 (3.80%) Forefront TMG
9 3 (3.80%) UAG
9 3 (3.80%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (2.53%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (2.53%) XenDesktop
11 1 (1.27%) NFS
Systems Management
1 15 (18.99%) BladeLogic
2 13 (16.46%) SCOM
3 7 (8.86%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 5 (6.33%) SCCM
5 4 (5.06%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
5 4 (5.06%) Tivoli
6 1 (1.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (1.27%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.27%) OVSD
Vendors
1 35 (44.30%) VMware
2 32 (40.51%) Microsoft
3 27 (34.18%) Citrix
4 14 (17.72%) Intel
5 10 (12.66%) Oracle
6 9 (11.39%) HP
7 6 (7.59%) Cisco
8 4 (5.06%) IBM
8 4 (5.06%) Dell
8 4 (5.06%) AppSense
8 4 (5.06%) McAfee
9 3 (3.80%) Websense
9 3 (3.80%) Remedy
10 2 (2.53%) NetApp
10 2 (2.53%) Mitel
11 1 (1.27%) Computacenter
11 1 (1.27%) Veeam
11 1 (1.27%) F5
11 1 (1.27%) CheckPoint
11 1 (1.27%) EMC