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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 29 15 -
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 1.94% 1.67% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.45% 4.17% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£504 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £19.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
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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
55 24 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 35.48% 40.00% 37.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 5 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 £188 £115 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £678 £390 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 14 8
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -48.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £127.80 £30.50 £39.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.85 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+5.66% -11.76%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014, 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 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (70.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (60.00%) Security Cleared
4 4 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
4 4 (40.00%) DNS
4 4 (40.00%) Project Management
5 3 (30.00%) Validation
5 3 (30.00%) HP
5 3 (30.00%) Primavera
5 3 (30.00%) Project Planning
5 3 (30.00%) MS Project Server
5 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
5 3 (30.00%) DV Cleared
5 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (30.00%) MS Project
5 3 (30.00%) MS Office
5 3 (30.00%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
6 2 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (20.00%) Change Control
6 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
6 2 (20.00%) ITIL
6 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
6 2 (20.00%) SQL
6 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
6 2 (20.00%) MS Excel

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 3 (30.00%) MS Project Server
2 2 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (20.00%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (10.00%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Project
1 3 (30.00%) MS Office
2 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (20.00%) MS Visio
2 2 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Changepoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (40.00%) DNS
2 2 (20.00%) LAN
2 2 (20.00%) WAN
2 2 (20.00%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) WinRunner
1 1 (10.00%) TestDirector
1 1 (10.00%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Project Manager
2 3 (30.00%) Administrator
2 3 (30.00%) Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Security Administrator
3 2 (20.00%) SharePoint Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Administrator
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 2 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) DBA
4 1 (10.00%) SharePoint Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Technology Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) Windows SharePoint Services
2 1 (10.00%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Clustering
1 1 (10.00%) PDA
1 1 (10.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (10.00%) N-Tier
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (30.00%) Windows 2000 Server
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
5 1 (10.00%) AIX
5 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Project Management
2 3 (30.00%) Validation
2 3 (30.00%) Project Planning
3 2 (20.00%) Change Control
3 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL
3 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (20.00%) Network Load Balancing
3 2 (20.00%) Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Change Management
4 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
4 1 (10.00%) Coaching
4 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (30.00%) DV Cleared
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (10.00%) MCTS
3 1 (10.00%) MCITP
3 1 (10.00%) MCSE
3 1 (10.00%) MCSA
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (10.00%) Netcool
2 1 (10.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) HP
2 3 (30.00%) Primavera
3 1 (10.00%) VMware
3 1 (10.00%) Citrix
3 1 (10.00%) Veritas
3 1 (10.00%) McAfee