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 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 37 39 22
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -17
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 9 6 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.43% 1.65% 4.46%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.82% 6.19% 14.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 4
Average daily rate
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£299 £330 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.46% +46.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £282 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £378 £251
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £280 £315
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Average hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £33.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -25.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-13.51% +5.71%
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
132 97 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 35.68% 26.72% 31.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 55 27
Average daily rate £325 £388 £291
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.12% +33.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 12 29
Average hourly rate £17.00 £27.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.18% -21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £12.60 £15.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £37.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+1.61% -3.12%

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 22 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 22 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 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (83.33%) MS Exchange
3 13 (72.22%) Active Directory
3 13 (72.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (61.11%) Microsoft
5 10 (55.56%) Exchange Server 2010
6 9 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (50.00%) Linux
7 8 (44.44%) DNS
7 8 (44.44%) VMware
8 7 (38.89%) DHCP
8 7 (38.89%) Exchange Server 2013
9 6 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
10 5 (27.78%) CCNA
10 5 (27.78%) EMC
10 5 (27.78%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (27.78%) Migration
10 5 (27.78%) Ubuntu
11 4 (22.22%) NetBackup
11 4 (22.22%) Change Management
11 4 (22.22%) SAN
11 4 (22.22%) Symantec
11 4 (22.22%) ITIL
11 4 (22.22%) SQL
11 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
11 4 (22.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 3 (16.67%) 3PAR
12 3 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 3 (16.67%) F5
12 3 (16.67%) vSphere

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 15 (83.33%) MS Exchange
2 10 (55.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (38.89%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (5.56%) IIS
6 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
6 1 (5.56%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (5.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (44.44%) DNS
2 7 (38.89%) DHCP
3 4 (22.22%) SAN
4 3 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 3 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (16.67%) Firewall
5 2 (11.11%) VLAN
6 1 (5.56%) OpenLDAP
6 1 (5.56%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MSI
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Administrator
2 4 (22.22%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (16.67%) Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Exchange Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Environment Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Messaging Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Build Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Storage Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Linux Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Linux Support
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) CLARiiON
2 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.56%) Life Science
2 1 (5.56%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (72.22%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (50.00%) Linux
4 5 (27.78%) Ubuntu
5 3 (16.67%) Debian
6 2 (11.11%) UNIX
7 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Migration
2 4 (22.22%) Change Management
2 4 (22.22%) ITIL
3 2 (11.11%) Load Balancing
3 2 (11.11%) Change Control
3 2 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (5.56%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) SQL
2 3 (16.67%) PowerShell
3 2 (11.11%) VBScript
4 1 (5.56%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) CCNA
1 5 (27.78%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (22.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (11.11%) MCSE
4 2 (11.11%) Degree
5 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
5 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
5 1 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 13 (72.22%) Active Directory
2 3 (16.67%) vSphere
3 2 (11.11%) VMware ESX
3 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (5.56%) Dovecot
4 1 (5.56%) VMware Server
4 1 (5.56%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) NetBackup
2 2 (11.11%) WMI
2 2 (11.11%) SCCM
3 1 (5.56%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (5.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (61.11%) Microsoft
2 8 (44.44%) VMware
3 5 (27.78%) EMC
4 4 (22.22%) Symantec
5 3 (16.67%) 3PAR
5 3 (16.67%) F5
5 3 (16.67%) Cisco
5 3 (16.67%) Red Hat
5 3 (16.67%) Oracle
5 3 (16.67%) CheckPoint
5 3 (16.67%) HP
6 2 (11.11%) Dell
6 2 (11.11%) Lotus
7 1 (5.56%) Infoblox
7 1 (5.56%) McAfee