The first table below looks at the demand for Windows Server 2003 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Chester region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 16 19 20
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +1
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 7 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 5.26% 6.96% 1.54%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.50% 22.45% 5.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
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- £225 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 0
Average hourly rate £26.50 £31.56 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.01% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-15.78% -
Operating Systems Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
40 49 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 30.08% 31.01% 26.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 8
Average daily rate £238 £325 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.92% -31.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 16 1
Average hourly rate £16.84 £31.56 £39.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.63% -20.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
Windows Server 2003
Cheshire

Windows Server 2003
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

Windows Server 2003 Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Windows Server 2003
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Windows Server 2003 Daily Rate Trend in Chester

Windows Server 2003
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

Windows Server 2003 Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

Windows Server 2003
Hourly Rate Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the Chester region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

Windows Server 2003 Hourly Rate Histogram in Chester

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 29 (100.00%) Windows
2 25 (86.21%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (75.86%) Active Directory
4 19 (65.52%) DHCP
4 19 (65.52%) VMware
5 16 (55.17%) DNS
6 15 (51.72%) ITIL
7 14 (48.28%) Clustering
7 14 (48.28%) Hyper-V
7 14 (48.28%) SCCM
7 14 (48.28%) SCOM
8 13 (44.83%) Citrix
9 11 (37.93%) LAN
9 11 (37.93%) WAN
10 10 (34.48%) TCP/IP
10 10 (34.48%) SAN
10 10 (34.48%) Migration
10 10 (34.48%) Windows Server 2012
11 9 (31.03%) Local Government
12 8 (27.59%) HP
12 8 (27.59%) IIS
13 7 (24.14%) VMware ESX
13 7 (24.14%) VMware Infrastructure
14 6 (20.69%) PowerShell
14 6 (20.69%) VLAN
14 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
15 5 (17.24%) SQL
15 5 (17.24%) Cisco
15 5 (17.24%) MS Exchange
15 5 (17.24%) SCVMM

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 8 (27.59%) IIS
2 5 (17.24%) MS Exchange
3 4 (13.79%) SharePoint
4 3 (10.34%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (10.34%) Lync
4 3 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (10.34%) Tomcat
5 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MS Office
2 1 (3.45%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (65.52%) DHCP
2 16 (55.17%) DNS
3 11 (37.93%) LAN
3 11 (37.93%) WAN
4 10 (34.48%) TCP/IP
4 10 (34.48%) SAN
5 6 (20.69%) VLAN
6 4 (13.79%) Firewall
7 1 (3.45%) SSH
7 1 (3.45%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (3.45%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.79%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 9 (31.03%) Local Government
2 1 (3.45%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (24.14%) Analyst
2 6 (20.69%) Wintel Analyst
3 5 (17.24%) Server Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Wintel Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Network Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Project Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (6.90%) SQL DBA
5 2 (6.90%) DBA
5 2 (6.90%) Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Wintel Server Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Security Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Wintel Support
6 1 (3.45%) Server Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Windows Server Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Data Centre Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Security Officer
6 1 (3.45%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 14 (48.28%) Clustering
2 3 (10.34%) Replication
2 3 (10.34%) PKI
3 2 (6.90%) CESG
4 1 (3.45%) NHS
4 1 (3.45%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 29 (100.00%) Windows
2 25 (86.21%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (34.48%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (13.79%) Linux
5 3 (10.34%) UNIX
5 3 (10.34%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (6.90%) AIX
7 1 (3.45%) Windows 2000
7 1 (3.45%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (51.72%) ITIL
2 10 (34.48%) Migration
3 4 (13.79%) High Availability
4 3 (10.34%) Project Management
5 2 (6.90%) PRINCE2
5 2 (6.90%) Security Management
6 1 (3.45%) Workflow
6 1 (3.45%) Capacity Management
6 1 (3.45%) Information Security Management
6 1 (3.45%) Information Security
6 1 (3.45%) Matrix Management
6 1 (3.45%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.69%) PowerShell
2 5 (17.24%) SQL
3 3 (10.34%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.45%) PMP
2 1 (3.45%) PMI Certification
2 1 (3.45%) MCITP
2 1 (3.45%) MCP
2 1 (3.45%) MCSE
2 1 (3.45%) ISEB
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 22 (75.86%) Active Directory
2 14 (48.28%) Hyper-V
3 7 (24.14%) VMware ESX
3 7 (24.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (17.24%) XenApp
5 2 (6.90%) vSphere
6 1 (3.45%) DFS Replication
6 1 (3.45%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 14 (48.28%) SCCM
1 14 (48.28%) SCOM
2 5 (17.24%) SCVMM
3 3 (10.34%) NetBackup
4 1 (3.45%) Backup Exec
4 1 (3.45%) WSUS
Vendors
1 19 (65.52%) VMware
2 13 (44.83%) Citrix
3 8 (27.59%) HP
4 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
5 5 (17.24%) Cisco
6 3 (10.34%) Remedy
6 3 (10.34%) McAfee
7 1 (3.45%) Juniper
7 1 (3.45%) NetApp
7 1 (3.45%) Dell
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