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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 43 42 47
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +5
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 24 15 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 3.33% 2.50% 2.90%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.04% 7.81% 9.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 0 10
Average daily rate £229 - £236
90% offered a daily rate of more than £191 - £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £235 - £301
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £305 £300
% change year-on-year
-8.19% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 9
Average hourly rate £23.00 £33.75 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.85% -3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.65 £16.85 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.15 £35.00 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% +5.55%
Operating Systems Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
171 192 241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 23.72% 32.00% 30.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 57 111
Average daily rate £300 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £145 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £374 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 44 53
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £34.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -41.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.90 £38.30 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
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
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
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Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Peterborough - 19 £229 - 1
Cambridge -7 2 - - 2
Huntingdon +7 1 - - 1
Windows Server 2003
East of England

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 40 (100.00%) Windows
2 37 (92.50%) Active Directory
3 36 (90.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 27 (67.50%) Cisco
5 26 (65.00%) HP
5 26 (65.00%) SQL Server
5 26 (65.00%) MS Exchange
6 23 (57.50%) Hyper-V
7 22 (55.00%) ITIL
8 21 (52.50%) SQL Server 2008
9 20 (50.00%) Firewall
10 19 (47.50%) Windows 7
10 19 (47.50%) Exchange Server 2003
10 19 (47.50%) Exchange Server 2010
11 18 (45.00%) Migration
12 15 (37.50%) VMware
13 14 (35.00%) Cisco ASA
13 14 (35.00%) SAN
14 13 (32.50%) Wireless
15 9 (22.50%) Citrix
15 9 (22.50%) Linux
15 9 (22.50%) Microsoft
15 9 (22.50%) LAN
15 9 (22.50%) WAN
15 9 (22.50%) DNS
16 8 (20.00%) SQL
16 8 (20.00%) XenApp
16 8 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
17 7 (17.50%) SCCM
17 7 (17.50%) VMware Infrastructure

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 26 (65.00%) MS Exchange
2 19 (47.50%) Exchange Server 2003
2 19 (47.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (10.00%) SharePoint
4 3 (7.50%) IIS
5 2 (5.00%) Apache
5 2 (5.00%) Tomcat
5 2 (5.00%) Documentum
5 2 (5.00%) Lync
Applications
1 5 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Tridion
Communications & Networking
1 20 (50.00%) Firewall
2 14 (35.00%) Cisco ASA
2 14 (35.00%) SAN
3 13 (32.50%) Wireless
4 9 (22.50%) LAN
4 9 (22.50%) WAN
4 9 (22.50%) DNS
5 7 (17.50%) DHCP
6 3 (7.50%) NAS
7 2 (5.00%) Intranet
7 2 (5.00%) Internet
7 2 (5.00%) Unified Communications
8 1 (2.50%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (2.50%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (2.50%) SMS
8 1 (2.50%) TCP/IP
8 1 (2.50%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (65.00%) SQL Server
2 21 (52.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (15.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle Reports
General
1 2 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (50.00%) Analyst
2 14 (35.00%) Technical Analyst
3 7 (17.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 5 (12.50%) Consultant
4 5 (12.50%) Support Analyst
4 5 (12.50%) Support Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) Technical Consultant
5 4 (10.00%) Technical Support
5 4 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) Wintel Consultant
6 3 (7.50%) Technical Design Consultant
6 3 (7.50%) Technical Support Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (5.00%) Systems Support
7 2 (5.00%) Network Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Network Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Network Support
7 2 (5.00%) Desktop Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Systems Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.50%) Clustering
2 4 (10.00%) Thin Client
2 4 (10.00%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.50%) Smartphone
3 1 (2.50%) CLARiiON
3 1 (2.50%) Smartcard
3 1 (2.50%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.50%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 40 (100.00%) Windows
2 36 (90.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (47.50%) Windows 7
4 9 (22.50%) Linux
5 8 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (15.00%) UNIX
7 5 (12.50%) Windows XP
8 2 (5.00%) VMS
8 2 (5.00%) Debian
9 1 (2.50%) Windows 8
9 1 (2.50%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (55.00%) ITIL
2 18 (45.00%) Migration
3 5 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (10.00%) Software Deployment
4 4 (10.00%) Change Control
5 3 (7.50%) Business Continuity
6 2 (5.00%) Project Management
6 2 (5.00%) Change Management
6 2 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (5.00%) Network Management
6 2 (5.00%) Load Balancing
7 1 (2.50%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (20.00%) SQL
2 2 (5.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (12.50%) MCSE
1 5 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (10.00%) CCNA
3 3 (7.50%) MCSA
3 3 (7.50%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.50%) Degree
4 1 (2.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 37 (92.50%) Active Directory
2 23 (57.50%) Hyper-V
3 8 (20.00%) XenApp
4 7 (17.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (10.00%) XenDesktop
5 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 3 (7.50%) vSphere
6 3 (7.50%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (17.50%) SCCM
2 3 (7.50%) WSUS
2 3 (7.50%) ARCserve
3 1 (2.50%) SCOM
3 1 (2.50%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.50%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 27 (67.50%) Cisco
2 26 (65.00%) HP
3 15 (37.50%) VMware
4 9 (22.50%) Citrix
4 9 (22.50%) Microsoft
5 7 (17.50%) Dell
6 5 (12.50%) Oracle
7 4 (10.00%) IBM
7 4 (10.00%) Altiris
8 3 (7.50%) F5
8 3 (7.50%) EMC
8 3 (7.50%) CheckPoint
8 3 (7.50%) Mercator
8 3 (7.50%) NetApp
9 2 (5.00%) Red Hat
9 2 (5.00%) CA
9 2 (5.00%) Riverbed
9 2 (5.00%) Exinda
10 1 (2.50%) Symantec
10 1 (2.50%) Avaya
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