The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 July 2015 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 45 43 35
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -8
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 10 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.98% 1.31% 2.27%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.92% 4.32% 9.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 3
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£313 £270 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.74% +20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £290 £308
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -5.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £16.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+17.18% -15.78%
Windows Server 2003
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Operating Systems Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
169 139 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 33.53% 30.42% 24.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 83 33
Average daily rate £338 £330 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £130 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £440 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 16 21
Average hourly rate £37.50 £27.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -25.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £14.10 £12.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £27.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.40%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015.

Windows Server 2003 Daily Rate Histogram 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 28 July 2015, 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 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (92.86%) Active Directory
3 12 (85.71%) MS Exchange
4 11 (78.57%) VMware
5 10 (71.43%) Microsoft
6 9 (64.29%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (57.14%) DHCP
7 8 (57.14%) DNS
8 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
9 6 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2013
9 6 (42.86%) Linux
9 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
9 6 (42.86%) EMC
10 5 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (35.71%) SAN
10 5 (35.71%) ITIL
10 5 (35.71%) CCNA
10 5 (35.71%) VLAN
10 5 (35.71%) Change Management
10 5 (35.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 4 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (28.57%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 4 (28.57%) F5
11 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
11 4 (28.57%) 3PAR
11 4 (28.57%) vSphere
11 4 (28.57%) Firewall
11 4 (28.57%) Migration
11 4 (28.57%) CheckPoint

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 12 (85.71%) MS Exchange
2 6 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
5 1 (7.14%) IIS
5 1 (7.14%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (7.14%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (57.14%) DHCP
1 8 (57.14%) DNS
2 5 (35.71%) SAN
2 5 (35.71%) VLAN
3 4 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (28.57%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 4 (28.57%) Firewall
4 1 (7.14%) IPv4
4 1 (7.14%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MSI
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Administrator
2 3 (21.43%) Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Storage Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Build Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Environment Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Migration Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Server Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Server Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Support
4 1 (7.14%) Support Technician
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Support
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) CLARiiON
2 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.14%) Life Science
2 1 (7.14%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (64.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (42.86%) Linux
5 4 (28.57%) Debian
6 1 (7.14%) Windows XP
6 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
6 1 (7.14%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) ITIL
1 5 (35.71%) Change Management
2 4 (28.57%) Migration
3 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (21.43%) Load Balancing
4 2 (14.29%) Change Control
4 2 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (7.14%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
2 1 (7.14%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) CCNA
1 5 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (35.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (7.14%) Degree
3 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 13 (92.86%) Active Directory
2 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (28.57%) vSphere
3 2 (14.29%) VMware ESX
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (7.14%) VMware Server
4 1 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (78.57%) VMware
2 10 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 6 (42.86%) EMC
4 4 (28.57%) Red Hat
4 4 (28.57%) CheckPoint
4 4 (28.57%) HP
4 4 (28.57%) Oracle
4 4 (28.57%) Cisco
4 4 (28.57%) 3PAR
4 4 (28.57%) F5
5 3 (21.43%) Dell Compellent
5 3 (21.43%) Dell
6 1 (7.14%) Veeam