The table below looks at the statistics 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 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 52 57 37
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -20
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 13 9 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.76% 1.23% 4.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.16% 4.89% 10.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 17
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£275 £314 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.35% +4.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £393 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £303 £300 £313
% change year-on-year
+0.83% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £22.50 £19.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +13.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.45 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+2.36% +8.57%
Windows Server 2003
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
211 184 304
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 28.51% 25.10% 40.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 80 96
Average daily rate £295 £275 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.27% -22.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £170 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £421 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 22 72
Average hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -32.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £44.25 £42.50
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 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

Windows Server 2003 Daily Rate Histogram 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 1 October 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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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
Cambridge -2 6 £281 -31.81% 1
Peterborough +8 3 £320 +48.83% 2
Windows Server 2003
East of England

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 36 (100.00%) Windows
2 31 (86.11%) Active Directory
3 30 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 25 (69.44%) Windows 7
5 22 (61.11%) MS Exchange
6 18 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
7 15 (41.67%) Windows XP
8 14 (38.89%) Exchange Server 2003
9 13 (36.11%) ITIL
9 13 (36.11%) Cisco
9 13 (36.11%) HP
10 12 (33.33%) Firewall
11 11 (30.56%) Migration
11 11 (30.56%) VMware
12 10 (27.78%) Hyper-V
12 10 (27.78%) Microsoft
12 10 (27.78%) SQL Server
13 8 (22.22%) Citrix
13 8 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
13 8 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2007
13 8 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
13 8 (22.22%) Capacity Planning
13 8 (22.22%) Change Control
13 8 (22.22%) Wireless
14 7 (19.44%) SAN
14 7 (19.44%) VBScript
14 7 (19.44%) VB
14 7 (19.44%) DNS
15 6 (16.67%) DHCP
15 6 (16.67%) Windows Vista

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 22 (61.11%) MS Exchange
2 18 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (38.89%) Exchange Server 2003
4 8 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (13.89%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (11.11%) SharePoint
7 1 (2.78%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) MS Excel
1 2 (5.56%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (33.33%) Firewall
2 8 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
2 8 (22.22%) Wireless
3 7 (19.44%) SAN
3 7 (19.44%) DNS
4 6 (16.67%) DHCP
5 4 (11.11%) TCP/IP
5 4 (11.11%) LAN
5 4 (11.11%) WAN
6 2 (5.56%) SMS
6 2 (5.56%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (2.78%) Multicast
7 1 (2.78%) IP Telephony
7 1 (2.78%) VPN
7 1 (2.78%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (27.78%) SQL Server
2 8 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (8.33%) AdminStudio
2 2 (5.56%) MSI
2 2 (5.56%) InstallShield
3 1 (2.78%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 3 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (36.11%) Analyst
2 9 (25.00%) Support Analyst
3 8 (22.22%) Technical Support
4 7 (19.44%) 2nd Line Support
5 5 (13.89%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 5 (13.89%) Technical Analyst
5 5 (13.89%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 5 (13.89%) Technical Support Analyst
5 5 (13.89%) Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Service Desk Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) Consultant
7 2 (5.56%) Support Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Support Consultant
7 2 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (5.56%) Technical Consultant
7 2 (5.56%) Service Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Citrix Support
7 2 (5.56%) Service Desk Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Technical Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) Application Packaging
1 1 (2.78%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) CLARiiON
2 2 (5.56%) NHS
3 1 (2.78%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 36 (100.00%) Windows
2 30 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (69.44%) Windows 7
4 15 (41.67%) Windows XP
5 6 (16.67%) Windows Vista
6 5 (13.89%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (11.11%) Linux
8 3 (8.33%) Windows 2000
9 2 (5.56%) Windows NT
9 2 (5.56%) Debian
10 1 (2.78%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (36.11%) ITIL
2 11 (30.56%) Migration
3 8 (22.22%) Capacity Planning
3 8 (22.22%) Change Control
4 3 (8.33%) Network Management
4 3 (8.33%) Service Delivery
5 2 (5.56%) Change Management
5 2 (5.56%) Load Balancing
6 1 (2.78%) Software Distribution
6 1 (2.78%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.78%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (2.78%) Validation
6 1 (2.78%) Asset Management
6 1 (2.78%) Incident Management
6 1 (2.78%) PRINCE2
6 1 (2.78%) Project Management
6 1 (2.78%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (19.44%) VBScript
1 7 (19.44%) VB
2 6 (16.67%) PowerShell
3 5 (13.89%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (11.11%) CCNA
2 3 (8.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (2.78%) MCTS
3 1 (2.78%) MCITP
3 1 (2.78%) CCIE
3 1 (2.78%) CCNP
3 1 (2.78%) CCIP
3 1 (2.78%) MCSE
3 1 (2.78%) MCSA
3 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (86.11%) Active Directory
2 10 (27.78%) Hyper-V
3 4 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (8.33%) vSphere
4 3 (8.33%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (2.78%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (16.67%) SCCM
2 3 (8.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 3 (8.33%) ARCserve
3 1 (2.78%) SCVMM
3 1 (2.78%) Tivoli
3 1 (2.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 13 (36.11%) Cisco
1 13 (36.11%) HP
2 11 (30.56%) VMware
3 10 (27.78%) Microsoft
4 8 (22.22%) Citrix
5 3 (8.33%) F5
5 3 (8.33%) AppSense
5 3 (8.33%) CA
5 3 (8.33%) CheckPoint
5 3 (8.33%) EMC
6 2 (5.56%) Red Hat
6 2 (5.56%) Dell
6 2 (5.56%) Oracle
6 2 (5.56%) 3PAR
7 1 (2.78%) Altiris
7 1 (2.78%) IBM
7 1 (2.78%) Remedy
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago