The first table below looks at the demand for Windows Server 2003 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge 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 Cambridge 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 45 34 41
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +7
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 4 6 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.82% 1.62% 2.24%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.70% 6.59% 5.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 4
Average daily rate
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- £219 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -23.91%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Average hourly rate - - £12.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-14.47% -
Operating Systems Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
148 91 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 30.27% 24.59% 38.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 29 80
Average daily rate £350 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £188 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 23 60
Average hourly rate £27.50 £33.75 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.51% -3.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
Windows Server 2003
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Windows Server 2003
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2003 Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Windows Server 2003
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the Cambridge region.

Windows Server 2003 Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Windows Server 2003
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the Cambridge region.

Windows Server 2003 Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (77.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 6 (66.67%) Windows XP
3 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
4 4 (44.44%) VBScript
4 4 (44.44%) VB
4 4 (44.44%) Citrix
4 4 (44.44%) SCCM
5 3 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (33.33%) AppSense
5 3 (33.33%) NHS
5 3 (33.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 3 (33.33%) AdminStudio
5 3 (33.33%) SMS
6 2 (22.22%) DHCP
6 2 (22.22%) DNS
6 2 (22.22%) MS Office
6 2 (22.22%) Windows 2000
6 2 (22.22%) Windows NT
6 2 (22.22%) Migration
6 2 (22.22%) MSI
6 2 (22.22%) InstallShield
6 2 (22.22%) Windows Vista
6 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
7 1 (11.11%) Application Packaging
7 1 (11.11%) XenApp
7 1 (11.11%) Wise Package Studio
7 1 (11.11%) Windows 8
7 1 (11.11%) Software Distribution

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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.

Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Office
2 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) SMS
2 2 (22.22%) DHCP
2 2 (22.22%) DNS
3 1 (11.11%) 3G
3 1 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) AdminStudio
2 2 (22.22%) MSI
2 2 (22.22%) InstallShield
3 1 (11.11%) Wise Package Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Developer
1 2 (22.22%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (11.11%) Implementation Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) VB Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Deployment Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Applications Packager
2 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Application Packaging
1 1 (11.11%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) NHS
2 1 (11.11%) Smartphone
2 1 (11.11%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (77.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 6 (66.67%) Windows XP
4 2 (22.22%) Windows 2000
4 2 (22.22%) Windows NT
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Vista
5 1 (11.11%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Migration
2 1 (11.11%) Software Distribution
2 1 (11.11%) Validation
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) VBScript
1 4 (44.44%) VB
2 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (11.11%) XenApp
3 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) SCCM
2 3 (33.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (11.11%) Tivoli
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Citrix
2 3 (33.33%) AppSense
3 1 (11.11%) VMware
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) HP