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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 24 17 15
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -2
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 1 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 0.74% 4.59% 2.82%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.70% 21.74% 7.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 1
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£128 £372 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-65.74% +14.54%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- -16.66%
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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
37 23 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 27.41% 21.10% 38.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 16 10
Average daily rate £435 £308 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.46% -3.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £184 £150 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £479 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £13.00 - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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
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 2 September 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 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (88.89%) SQL
3 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (44.44%) Citrix
4 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
4 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
4 4 (44.44%) VMware
4 4 (44.44%) Data Protection
4 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (44.44%) Mentoring
5 3 (33.33%) Patch Management
5 3 (33.33%) Hyper-V
5 3 (33.33%) vSphere
5 3 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
5 3 (33.33%) DV Cleared
5 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 3 (33.33%) MCTS
5 3 (33.33%) MCITP
5 3 (33.33%) SCCM
5 3 (33.33%) Clustering
5 3 (33.33%) Finance
5 3 (33.33%) HP
5 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (33.33%) Firmware
5 3 (33.33%) Linux
5 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 3 (33.33%) DHCP
5 3 (33.33%) DNS

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) DHCP
1 3 (33.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Consultant
2 4 (44.44%) Technical Consultant
3 2 (22.22%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Applications Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Migration Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Clustering
2 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Data Protection
1 4 (44.44%) Mentoring
2 3 (33.33%) Patch Management
2 3 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (33.33%) MCTS
1 3 (33.33%) MCITP
1 3 (33.33%) DV Cleared
1 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
1 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 3 (33.33%) vSphere
2 3 (33.33%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Citrix
1 4 (44.44%) VMware
2 3 (33.33%) Cisco
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) HP
3 2 (22.22%) TOWER Software