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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 55 53 41
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -12
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 13 9 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.52% 1.18% 3.59%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.49% 4.95% 9.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 12
Average daily rate
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£295 £215 £309
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.20% -30.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £215 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £215 £411
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
-0.08% +0.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 8
Average hourly rate £16.75 £19.00 £19.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.84% -3.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £16.20 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £21.80 £37.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £20.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-18.07% +18.57%
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
237 182 283
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 27.78% 23.79% 36.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 71 104
Average daily rate £330 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £179 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 33 83
Average hourly rate £22.00 £16.25 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.38% -51.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.73 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.68% -8.57%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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
Peterborough +10 6 £240 +11.62% 1
Cambridge -9 4 £350 - 2
Windows Server 2003
East of England

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 34 (94.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 32 (88.89%) Active Directory
4 27 (75.00%) Windows 7
5 21 (58.33%) MS Exchange
6 20 (55.56%) Exchange Server 2010
7 18 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
8 16 (44.44%) HP
9 15 (41.67%) Cisco
9 15 (41.67%) Migration
9 15 (41.67%) Hyper-V
10 14 (38.89%) SQL Server 2008
10 14 (38.89%) Windows XP
10 14 (38.89%) SQL Server
11 13 (36.11%) Firewall
12 12 (33.33%) ITIL
13 11 (30.56%) Wireless
14 8 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
14 8 (22.22%) Capacity Planning
14 8 (22.22%) Change Control
15 7 (19.44%) SCCM
15 7 (19.44%) VMware
15 7 (19.44%) VBScript
15 7 (19.44%) VB
15 7 (19.44%) Microsoft
16 6 (16.67%) Citrix
16 6 (16.67%) DNS
16 6 (16.67%) WAN
16 6 (16.67%) LAN
16 6 (16.67%) Windows Vista

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 21 (58.33%) MS Exchange
2 20 (55.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 18 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (8.33%) SharePoint
6 2 (5.56%) Lync
7 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) MS Excel
1 2 (5.56%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 13 (36.11%) Firewall
2 11 (30.56%) Wireless
3 8 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (16.67%) DNS
4 6 (16.67%) WAN
4 6 (16.67%) LAN
5 5 (13.89%) DHCP
6 4 (11.11%) SAN
6 4 (11.11%) TCP/IP
7 3 (8.33%) SMS
8 1 (2.78%) IP Telephony
8 1 (2.78%) Unified Communications
8 1 (2.78%) Multicast
8 1 (2.78%) VPN
8 1 (2.78%) VoIP
8 1 (2.78%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (2.78%) 3G
8 1 (2.78%) Intranet
8 1 (2.78%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (38.89%) SQL Server 2008
1 14 (38.89%) SQL Server
2 5 (13.89%) 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 1 (2.78%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (41.67%) Analyst
2 9 (25.00%) Technical Analyst
2 9 (25.00%) Support Analyst
3 7 (19.44%) 2nd Line Support
4 5 (13.89%) Technical Support Analyst
4 5 (13.89%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 5 (13.89%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 5 (13.89%) Technical Support
4 5 (13.89%) Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Service Desk Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (5.56%) Support Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Implementation Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) VB Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Server Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Server Support Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Desktop Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) Application Packaging
1 1 (2.78%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) NHS
2 1 (2.78%) Fat Client
2 1 (2.78%) Smartphone
2 1 (2.78%) Clustering
2 1 (2.78%) Smartcard
2 1 (2.78%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 36 (100.00%) Windows
2 34 (94.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 27 (75.00%) Windows 7
4 14 (38.89%) Windows XP
5 6 (16.67%) Windows Vista
6 5 (13.89%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (5.56%) Windows 2000
7 2 (5.56%) Windows NT
8 1 (2.78%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.78%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (41.67%) Migration
2 12 (33.33%) ITIL
3 8 (22.22%) Capacity Planning
3 8 (22.22%) Change Control
4 3 (8.33%) Network Management
5 2 (5.56%) Service Delivery
5 2 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.78%) Incident Management
6 1 (2.78%) Validation
6 1 (2.78%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (2.78%) Software Distribution
6 1 (2.78%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 7 (19.44%) VBScript
1 7 (19.44%) VB
2 5 (13.89%) PowerShell
3 2 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
1 1 (2.78%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 1 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (2.78%) CCIE
1 1 (2.78%) CCNP
1 1 (2.78%) CCIP
1 1 (2.78%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (88.89%) Active Directory
2 15 (41.67%) Hyper-V
3 4 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (8.33%) XenApp
5 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (2.78%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (19.44%) 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 16 (44.44%) HP
2 15 (41.67%) Cisco
3 7 (19.44%) VMware
3 7 (19.44%) Microsoft
4 6 (16.67%) Citrix
5 3 (8.33%) AppSense
5 3 (8.33%) CA
6 2 (5.56%) Altiris
7 1 (2.78%) Riverbed
7 1 (2.78%) Exinda
7 1 (2.78%) IBM
7 1 (2.78%) Dell
7 1 (2.78%) NetApp
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