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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 39 37 38
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 6 4 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.45% 1.11% 3.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.44% 3.45% 6.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 9
Average daily rate
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£281 £413 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.81% +65.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £303 £300 £313
% change year-on-year
+0.83% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £22.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.45 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+2.36% +8.57%
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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
135 116 188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 32.53% 32.13% 46.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 47 68
Average daily rate £338 £288 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.39% -12.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £175 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £375 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 14 49
Average hourly rate £27.50 £39.00 £37.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.48% +4.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.70 £12.90 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £47.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -11.76%

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 1 October 2014.

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 1 October 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 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (76.92%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (61.54%) Active Directory
4 7 (53.85%) Windows 7
5 6 (46.15%) Citrix
5 6 (46.15%) Windows XP
6 4 (30.77%) VBScript
6 4 (30.77%) VB
6 4 (30.77%) SCCM
7 3 (23.08%) VMware
7 3 (23.08%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (23.08%) AppSense
7 3 (23.08%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 3 (23.08%) AdminStudio
7 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
7 3 (23.08%) DNS
7 3 (23.08%) ITIL
8 2 (15.38%) CCNA
8 2 (15.38%) Cisco
8 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
8 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (15.38%) NHS
8 2 (15.38%) Windows NT
8 2 (15.38%) SMS
8 2 (15.38%) DHCP
8 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
8 2 (15.38%) MS Office
8 2 (15.38%) Linux
8 2 (15.38%) Windows 2000
8 2 (15.38%) MSI

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
2 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Office
2 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) DNS
2 2 (15.38%) SMS
2 2 (15.38%) DHCP
2 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
2 2 (15.38%) Firewall
3 1 (7.69%) Multicast
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (7.69%) IP Telephony
3 1 (7.69%) VPN
3 1 (7.69%) VoIP
3 1 (7.69%) WAN
3 1 (7.69%) LAN
3 1 (7.69%) SAN
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) AdminStudio
2 2 (15.38%) MSI
2 2 (15.38%) InstallShield
3 1 (7.69%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (15.38%) Developer
1 2 (15.38%) Support Engineer
1 2 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support
1 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Implementation Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Technical Support Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (7.69%) VB Developer
2 1 (7.69%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Deployment Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Citrix Support
2 1 (7.69%) Service Analyst
2 1 (7.69%) Analyst
2 1 (7.69%) Consultant
2 1 (7.69%) Network Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Technical Support
2 1 (7.69%) Applications Packager
2 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) Application Packaging
1 1 (7.69%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) NHS
2 1 (7.69%) CLARiiON
2 1 (7.69%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (76.92%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (53.85%) Windows 7
4 6 (46.15%) Windows XP
5 2 (15.38%) Windows NT
5 2 (15.38%) Linux
5 2 (15.38%) Windows 2000
5 2 (15.38%) Windows Vista
5 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (7.69%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) ITIL
2 2 (15.38%) Migration
3 1 (7.69%) Software Distribution
3 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
3 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (7.69%) Validation
3 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) VBScript
1 4 (30.77%) VB
2 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
3 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) CCNA
1 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (7.69%) CCIE
2 1 (7.69%) CCNP
2 1 (7.69%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (61.54%) Active Directory
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (7.69%) vSphere
4 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
4 1 (7.69%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) SCCM
2 3 (23.08%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (7.69%) SCVMM
3 1 (7.69%) Tivoli
3 1 (7.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Citrix
2 3 (23.08%) VMware
2 3 (23.08%) AppSense
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.69%) F5
4 1 (7.69%) CheckPoint
4 1 (7.69%) HP
4 1 (7.69%) EMC