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 3 March 2015 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 50 40 48
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +8
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 13 21 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.92% 3.72% 2.45%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.97% 13.64% 7.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 12 7
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£104 £235 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-55.74% -2.08%
UK excluding London average daily rate £318 £298 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.72% -0.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 3
Average hourly rate £21.00 £15.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -57.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -7.89%
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
145 154 229
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 21.39% 27.26% 33.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 76 89
Average daily rate £275 £325 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% +7.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £104 £225 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 25 38
Average hourly rate £14.00 £15.25 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.19% -19.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.64 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £42.50 £44.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -4.32%

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015.

Windows Server 2003 Hourly Rate Histogram 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 3 March 2015. 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 - 7 - -
Peterborough -11 5 £104 -55.74%
Huntingdon -3 1 - -
Windows Server 2003
East of England

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 25 (100.00%) Windows
2 24 (96.00%) MS Exchange
3 21 (84.00%) Active Directory
4 17 (68.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 15 (60.00%) Microsoft
6 14 (56.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (52.00%) ITIL
8 11 (44.00%) Citrix
8 11 (44.00%) Windows 7
9 10 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (36.00%) VMware
11 7 (28.00%) Migration
11 7 (28.00%) Exchange Server 2003
11 7 (28.00%) Exchange Server 2007
12 6 (24.00%) SCCM
12 6 (24.00%) PowerShell
12 6 (24.00%) Service Delivery
12 6 (24.00%) Cisco
12 6 (24.00%) Windows XP
12 6 (24.00%) Linux
12 6 (24.00%) Exchange Server 2013
13 5 (20.00%) MCSE
13 5 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
13 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
13 5 (20.00%) HP
13 5 (20.00%) CCNA
13 5 (20.00%) Finance
13 5 (20.00%) Ubuntu
14 4 (16.00%) NetBackup
14 4 (16.00%) Symantec

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 24 (96.00%) MS Exchange
2 17 (68.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (28.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 7 (28.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (24.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
5 1 (4.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) MS Office
2 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) DNS
2 3 (12.00%) DHCP
2 3 (12.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (12.00%) VPN
2 3 (12.00%) Firewall
2 3 (12.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (8.00%) Wireless
4 1 (4.00%) OpenLDAP
4 1 (4.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (4.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 5 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) Analyst
2 5 (20.00%) Desktop Support
2 5 (20.00%) Service Analyst
2 5 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 5 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) Administrator
3 4 (16.00%) Consultant
3 4 (16.00%) Citrix Support
4 3 (12.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Support Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Desktop Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Desktop Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (8.00%) Exchange Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Support Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (8.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (12.00%) iPhone
1 3 (12.00%) iPad
2 1 (4.00%) CLARiiON
2 1 (4.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 25 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (56.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (44.00%) Windows 7
4 10 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (24.00%) Linux
5 6 (24.00%) Windows XP
6 5 (20.00%) Ubuntu
7 3 (12.00%) Windows 8
8 2 (8.00%) UNIX
9 1 (4.00%) Windows Vista
9 1 (4.00%) Debian
9 1 (4.00%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (52.00%) ITIL
2 7 (28.00%) Migration
3 6 (24.00%) Service Delivery
4 4 (16.00%) Change Management
4 4 (16.00%) Project Management
5 3 (12.00%) CAD
5 3 (12.00%) Problem Management
5 3 (12.00%) Incident Management
6 2 (8.00%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (8.00%) Change Control
7 1 (4.00%) Mentoring
7 1 (4.00%) Load Balancing
7 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2
7 1 (4.00%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (24.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (12.00%) SQL
3 2 (8.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (20.00%) MCSE
1 5 (20.00%) CCNA
2 3 (12.00%) Citrix Certification
2 3 (12.00%) MCP
2 3 (12.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (4.00%) MCTS
3 1 (4.00%) MCITP
3 1 (4.00%) Degree
3 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (4.00%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (84.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (12.00%) Terminal Server
2 3 (12.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (12.00%) XenApp
2 3 (12.00%) XenDesktop
3 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (4.00%) vSphere
4 1 (4.00%) Dovecot
Systems Management
1 6 (24.00%) SCCM
2 4 (16.00%) NetBackup
3 2 (8.00%) WMI
4 1 (4.00%) WSUS
4 1 (4.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 15 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (44.00%) Citrix
3 9 (36.00%) VMware
4 6 (24.00%) Cisco
5 5 (20.00%) HP
6 4 (16.00%) Symantec
6 4 (16.00%) Remedy
7 3 (12.00%) Sophos
7 3 (12.00%) Wyse
7 3 (12.00%) Mapinfo
7 3 (12.00%) Adobe
7 3 (12.00%) Google
7 3 (12.00%) MobileIron
8 2 (8.00%) IBM
8 2 (8.00%) Lotus
9 1 (4.00%) Red Hat
9 1 (4.00%) CheckPoint
9 1 (4.00%) Oracle
9 1 (4.00%) Dell
9 1 (4.00%) EMC