The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2003 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham 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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 30 13 21
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +8
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 2 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 1.35% 3.57% 2.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.44% 11.11% 5.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
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£504 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £289 £296
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -2.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £24.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -8.33%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheltenham region.

Operating Systems Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
45 18 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 30.41% 32.14% 41.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 3 12
Average daily rate £450 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £115 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £678 £383 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £305 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.65% -6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 12
Average hourly rate £39.00 £15.50 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+151.61% -59.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £24.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £28.50 £39.43
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -13.04%

Windows Server 2003
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the Cheltenham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2003 Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

Windows Server 2003
Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the Cheltenham region.

Windows Server 2003 Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

Windows Server 2003
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the Cheltenham region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

Windows Server 2003 Daily Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

Windows Server 2003
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the Cheltenham region.

Windows Server 2003 Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham 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 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
3 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
4 3 (37.50%) MS Office
4 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
4 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
4 3 (37.50%) DNS
4 3 (37.50%) Project Management
4 3 (37.50%) Windows 2000 Server
4 3 (37.50%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
5 2 (25.00%) Validation
5 2 (25.00%) DV Cleared
5 2 (25.00%) MS Project Server
5 2 (25.00%) Primavera
5 2 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (25.00%) Project Planning
5 2 (25.00%) MS Project
5 2 (25.00%) SQL
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
5 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 2 (25.00%) HP
5 2 (25.00%) ITIL
5 2 (25.00%) LAN
5 2 (25.00%) WAN
5 2 (25.00%) DHCP
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham 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 2 (25.00%) MS Project Server
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (12.50%) IIS
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Office
2 2 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (25.00%) MS Project
2 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Changepoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
1 3 (37.50%) DNS
2 2 (25.00%) LAN
2 2 (25.00%) WAN
2 2 (25.00%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) WinRunner
1 1 (12.50%) TestDirector
1 1 (12.50%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Project Manager
1 3 (37.50%) Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) Security Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) SharePoint Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) DBA
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (12.50%) SharePoint Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Technology Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) COM
1 1 (12.50%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Client/Server
1 1 (12.50%) N-Tier
1 1 (12.50%) PDA
1 1 (12.50%) Clustering
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (37.50%) Windows 2000 Server
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
5 1 (12.50%) AIX
5 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Project Management
2 2 (25.00%) Validation
2 2 (25.00%) Project Planning
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
3 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
3 1 (12.50%) Network Load Balancing
3 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
3 1 (12.50%) Coaching
3 1 (12.50%) Change Control
3 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
2 1 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
3 2 (25.00%) DV Cleared
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (12.50%) MCSE
4 1 (12.50%) MCSA
4 1 (12.50%) MCTS
4 1 (12.50%) MCITP
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) VMware ESX
2 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (12.50%) Netcool
2 1 (12.50%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Primavera
2 2 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (12.50%) Veritas
3 1 (12.50%) McAfee
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix
3 1 (12.50%) VMware