The first table below looks at the demand for Windows Server 2003 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire 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 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 Cambridgeshire 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 57 42 45
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +3
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 15 19 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.84% 2.60% 2.84%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.20% 10.22% 8.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 8
Average daily rate
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£240 £219 £309
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.71% -29.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £308 £297
% change year-on-year
-5.69% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 12
Average hourly rate £11.50 £22.50 £19.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.88% +13.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +8.57%
Operating Systems Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
242 186 246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 29.73% 25.48% 31.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 64 100
Average daily rate £330 £313 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.60% -2.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £191 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £436 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 42 81
Average hourly rate £14.50 £20.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.50% -40.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.76 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £47.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -4.70%
Windows Server 2003
East of England

Windows Server 2003
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Windows Server 2003 Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Windows Server 2003
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Windows Server 2003 Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Windows Server 2003
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Windows Server 2003 Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Windows Server 2003
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Peterborough +7 8 £240 +9.71%
Cambridge -9 4 - - 4
Windows Server 2003
East of England

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 37 (100.00%) Windows
2 35 (94.59%) Windows Server 2008
3 34 (91.89%) Active Directory
4 28 (75.68%) Windows 7
5 23 (62.16%) MS Exchange
6 20 (54.05%) Exchange Server 2010
7 19 (51.35%) Exchange Server 2003
7 19 (51.35%) HP
8 17 (45.95%) Hyper-V
9 16 (43.24%) Migration
10 15 (40.54%) Cisco
10 15 (40.54%) SQL Server
10 15 (40.54%) ITIL
10 15 (40.54%) SQL Server 2008
11 14 (37.84%) Windows XP
12 13 (35.14%) Firewall
13 12 (32.43%) Wireless
14 9 (24.32%) SCCM
14 9 (24.32%) Cisco ASA
14 9 (24.32%) VMware
15 8 (21.62%) Citrix
15 8 (21.62%) Capacity Planning
15 8 (21.62%) Change Control
16 7 (18.92%) DNS
16 7 (18.92%) LAN
16 7 (18.92%) WAN
16 7 (18.92%) DHCP
16 7 (18.92%) VBScript
16 7 (18.92%) VB
16 7 (18.92%) Microsoft

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 23 (62.16%) MS Exchange
2 20 (54.05%) Exchange Server 2010
3 19 (51.35%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (10.81%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (8.11%) SharePoint
6 2 (5.41%) Lync
Applications
1 4 (10.81%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.41%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 13 (35.14%) Firewall
2 12 (32.43%) Wireless
3 9 (24.32%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (18.92%) LAN
4 7 (18.92%) WAN
4 7 (18.92%) DHCP
4 7 (18.92%) DNS
5 6 (16.22%) SAN
6 3 (8.11%) TCP/IP
6 3 (8.11%) SMS
7 2 (5.41%) NAS
8 1 (2.70%) Unified Communications
8 1 (2.70%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (2.70%) Intranet
8 1 (2.70%) Internet
8 1 (2.70%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (40.54%) SQL Server
1 15 (40.54%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (13.51%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (8.11%) AdminStudio
2 2 (5.41%) MSI
2 2 (5.41%) InstallShield
3 1 (2.70%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 1 (2.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (43.24%) Analyst
2 10 (27.03%) Technical Analyst
3 9 (24.32%) Support Analyst
4 7 (18.92%) 2nd Line Support
5 5 (13.51%) Technical Support Analyst
5 5 (13.51%) Technical Support
5 5 (13.51%) Developer
5 5 (13.51%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 5 (13.51%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Service Desk Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Wintel Consultant
7 2 (5.41%) Technical Design Consultant
7 2 (5.41%) Consultant
7 2 (5.41%) Support Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (5.41%) Technical Consultant
8 1 (2.70%) Applications Support
8 1 (2.70%) Applications Support Analyst
8 1 (2.70%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) HTML
1 1 (2.70%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) NHS
1 3 (8.11%) Thin Client
1 3 (8.11%) Clustering
1 3 (8.11%) Fat Client
2 1 (2.70%) Smartphone
2 1 (2.70%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 37 (100.00%) Windows
2 35 (94.59%) Windows Server 2008
3 28 (75.68%) Windows 7
4 14 (37.84%) Windows XP
5 6 (16.22%) Windows Vista
5 6 (16.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (5.41%) UNIX
6 2 (5.41%) Linux
6 2 (5.41%) Windows 2000
6 2 (5.41%) Windows NT
7 1 (2.70%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (43.24%) Migration
2 15 (40.54%) ITIL
3 8 (21.62%) Capacity Planning
3 8 (21.62%) Change Control
4 3 (8.11%) Software Deployment
4 3 (8.11%) Network Management
5 2 (5.41%) Business Continuity
5 2 (5.41%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.70%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.70%) Validation
6 1 (2.70%) Incident Management
6 1 (2.70%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 7 (18.92%) VBScript
1 7 (18.92%) VB
2 5 (13.51%) PowerShell
3 2 (5.41%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.41%) MCSE
1 2 (5.41%) MCSA
1 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (5.41%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.81%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (91.89%) Active Directory
2 17 (45.95%) Hyper-V
3 6 (16.22%) Microsoft App-V
3 6 (16.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (13.51%) XenApp
5 3 (8.11%) XenDesktop
5 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 9 (24.32%) SCCM
2 3 (8.11%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 3 (8.11%) ARCserve
3 1 (2.70%) Tivoli
3 1 (2.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 19 (51.35%) HP
2 15 (40.54%) Cisco
3 9 (24.32%) VMware
4 8 (21.62%) Citrix
5 7 (18.92%) Microsoft
6 3 (8.11%) CA
6 3 (8.11%) IBM
6 3 (8.11%) Dell
6 3 (8.11%) AppSense
7 2 (5.41%) Altiris
7 2 (5.41%) Mercator
8 1 (2.70%) NetApp
8 1 (2.70%) Riverbed
8 1 (2.70%) Exinda