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 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 51 55 34
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -21
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 11 10 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.45% 1.32% 4.06%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.16% 5.24% 10.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 16
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£275 £314 £309
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.35% +1.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £393 £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £301 £300 £310
% change year-on-year
+0.27% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 6
Average hourly rate £11.50 £19.00 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.47% -29.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
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
213 191 299
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 27.99% 25.26% 39.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 77 103
Average daily rate £300 £275 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £400 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
- +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 27 75
Average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.51% -8.82%

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 September 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 September 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
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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 -8 5 £288 -30.30% 3
Peterborough +12 3 £240 +11.62%
Windows Server 2003
East of England

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 32 (86.49%) Active Directory
2 32 (86.49%) Windows Server 2008
3 26 (70.27%) Windows 7
4 22 (59.46%) MS Exchange
5 18 (48.65%) Exchange Server 2010
6 16 (43.24%) HP
6 16 (43.24%) Cisco
7 15 (40.54%) Exchange Server 2003
8 14 (37.84%) Firewall
8 14 (37.84%) Windows XP
8 14 (37.84%) ITIL
9 13 (35.14%) SQL Server
9 13 (35.14%) Migration
9 13 (35.14%) Hyper-V
10 11 (29.73%) SQL Server 2008
11 10 (27.03%) Cisco ASA
11 10 (27.03%) Wireless
11 10 (27.03%) VMware
12 9 (24.32%) Microsoft
13 8 (21.62%) DNS
13 8 (21.62%) Capacity Planning
13 8 (21.62%) Change Control
14 7 (18.92%) Exchange Server 2007
14 7 (18.92%) DHCP
14 7 (18.92%) VBScript
14 7 (18.92%) VB
14 7 (18.92%) SAN
14 7 (18.92%) Citrix
15 6 (16.22%) Windows Vista

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (59.46%) MS Exchange
2 18 (48.65%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (40.54%) Exchange Server 2003
4 7 (18.92%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (10.81%) SharePoint
6 3 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (2.70%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) MS Office
1 2 (5.41%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 14 (37.84%) Firewall
2 10 (27.03%) Wireless
2 10 (27.03%) Cisco ASA
3 8 (21.62%) DNS
4 7 (18.92%) SAN
4 7 (18.92%) DHCP
5 5 (13.51%) LAN
5 5 (13.51%) WAN
6 4 (10.81%) TCP/IP
7 2 (5.41%) SMS
7 2 (5.41%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 1 (2.70%) Multicast
8 1 (2.70%) VoIP
8 1 (2.70%) VPN
8 1 (2.70%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (35.14%) SQL Server
2 11 (29.73%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (8.11%) 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 2 (5.41%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (37.84%) Analyst
2 9 (24.32%) Support Analyst
3 8 (21.62%) Technical Support
4 7 (18.92%) 2nd Line Support
4 7 (18.92%) Technical Analyst
5 5 (13.51%) Technical Support Analyst
5 5 (13.51%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 5 (13.51%) Developer
5 5 (13.51%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Support Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Consultant
6 3 (8.11%) Service Desk Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Technical Support Consultant
7 2 (5.41%) Support Consultant
7 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (5.41%) Technical Consultant
8 1 (2.70%) Service Analyst
8 1 (2.70%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) HTML
1 1 (2.70%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) CLARiiON
2 2 (5.41%) NHS
3 1 (2.70%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.70%) Clustering
3 1 (2.70%) Smartphone
3 1 (2.70%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 37 (100.00%) Windows
2 32 (86.49%) Windows Server 2008
3 26 (70.27%) Windows 7
4 14 (37.84%) Windows XP
5 6 (16.22%) Windows Vista
5 6 (16.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (10.81%) Linux
7 2 (5.41%) Windows 2000
7 2 (5.41%) Windows NT
7 2 (5.41%) Debian
8 1 (2.70%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (37.84%) ITIL
2 13 (35.14%) Migration
3 8 (21.62%) Change Control
3 8 (21.62%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (8.11%) Network Management
5 2 (5.41%) Load Balancing
5 2 (5.41%) Service Delivery
5 2 (5.41%) Change Management
6 1 (2.70%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.70%) Validation
6 1 (2.70%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (2.70%) Asset Management
6 1 (2.70%) Incident Management
6 1 (2.70%) Software Deployment
6 1 (2.70%) Software Distribution
6 1 (2.70%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (18.92%) VBScript
1 7 (18.92%) VB
2 5 (13.51%) PowerShell
3 4 (10.81%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (10.81%) CCNA
1 4 (10.81%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (8.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (2.70%) CCIE
3 1 (2.70%) CCNP
3 1 (2.70%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (86.49%) Active Directory
2 13 (35.14%) Hyper-V
3 5 (13.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (10.81%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (8.11%) vSphere
6 2 (5.41%) XenApp
7 1 (2.70%) XenDesktop
7 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 6 (16.22%) 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)
3 1 (2.70%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 16 (43.24%) Cisco
1 16 (43.24%) HP
2 10 (27.03%) VMware
3 9 (24.32%) Microsoft
4 7 (18.92%) Citrix
5 3 (8.11%) CA
5 3 (8.11%) Dell
5 3 (8.11%) EMC
5 3 (8.11%) AppSense
5 3 (8.11%) CheckPoint
5 3 (8.11%) F5
6 2 (5.41%) 3PAR
6 2 (5.41%) Red Hat
6 2 (5.41%) Oracle
7 1 (2.70%) IBM
7 1 (2.70%) Remedy
7 1 (2.70%) Altiris
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