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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 37 38 32
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -6
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 5 5 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.36% 1.45% 3.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.20% 5.62% 9.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 2
Average daily rate
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£250 £330 £244
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.24% +35.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £182 £282 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £378 £259
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £280 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -10.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 5
Average hourly rate £36.50 £25.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.00% -28.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £19.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-16.88% +1.31%
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
119 89 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 32.25% 25.87% 34.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 43 33
Average daily rate £325 £350 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +8.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £349 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.79% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 15 32
Average hourly rate £17.00 £31.25 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.60% -3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £39.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £15.88 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.78% -0.78%

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 5 May 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 5 May 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 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (84.62%) MS Exchange
3 10 (76.92%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (69.23%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (61.54%) Active Directory
6 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (46.15%) Linux
7 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
8 5 (38.46%) Ubuntu
9 4 (30.77%) NetBackup
9 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (30.77%) DNS
9 4 (30.77%) Migration
9 4 (30.77%) VMware
9 4 (30.77%) Symantec
10 3 (23.08%) DHCP
10 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2007
10 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2003
10 3 (23.08%) PowerShell
11 2 (15.38%) Change Control
11 2 (15.38%) Office 365
11 2 (15.38%) Degree
11 2 (15.38%) WMI
11 2 (15.38%) Performance Monitoring
11 2 (15.38%) VBScript
11 2 (15.38%) UNIX
11 2 (15.38%) MCSE
11 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
11 2 (15.38%) CCNA
11 2 (15.38%) EMC

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 11 (84.62%) MS Exchange
2 9 (69.23%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (7.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) DNS
2 3 (23.08%) DHCP
3 1 (7.69%) SAN
3 1 (7.69%) VLAN
3 1 (7.69%) OpenLDAP
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MSI
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Administrator
2 4 (30.77%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (23.08%) Consultant
4 2 (15.38%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (15.38%) Exchange Consultant
4 2 (15.38%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Systems Support
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Migration Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Server Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (7.69%) Linux Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Linux Support
5 1 (7.69%) Messaging Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Storage Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Blackberry
1 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
1 1 (7.69%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (76.92%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (46.15%) Linux
5 5 (38.46%) Ubuntu
6 2 (15.38%) UNIX
7 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Migration
2 2 (15.38%) Change Control
2 2 (15.38%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (7.69%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) PowerShell
2 2 (15.38%) VBScript
3 1 (7.69%) SQL
3 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) MCSE
1 2 (15.38%) CCNA
1 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (61.54%) Active Directory
2 2 (15.38%) VMware ESX
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (7.69%) VMware Server
3 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.69%) Dovecot
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) NetBackup
2 2 (15.38%) WMI
3 1 (7.69%) WSUS
3 1 (7.69%) SCCM
3 1 (7.69%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 4 (30.77%) Symantec
2 4 (30.77%) VMware
3 2 (15.38%) EMC
3 2 (15.38%) Lotus
4 1 (7.69%) HP
4 1 (7.69%) Infoblox
4 1 (7.69%) 3PAR
4 1 (7.69%) McAfee
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