The first table below looks at the demand for Windows Server 2003 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Colchester 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 17 April 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 Colchester 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 17 9 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 4 11 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Colchester 4.55% 18.97% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.39% 68.75% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 0
Average daily rate £400 £390 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £307 £300
% change year-on-year
-8.79% +2.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% +5.55%
Operating Systems Category
Colchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
23 16 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Colchester 26.14% 27.59% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 9 2
Average daily rate £400 £350 £170
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +105.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £314 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.91% -3.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 3
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.94%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Windows Server 2003
Essex

Windows Server 2003
Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

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

Windows Server 2003 Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

Windows Server 2003
Daily Rate Trend in Colchester

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

Windows Server 2003 Daily Rate Trend in Colchester

Windows Server 2003
Hourly Rate Trend in Colchester

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

Windows Server 2003 Hourly Rate Trend in Colchester

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Colchester 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Citrix
2 3 (75.00%) CCA
2 3 (75.00%) Citrix Certification
2 3 (75.00%) CCEA
2 3 (75.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) XenApp
2 3 (75.00%) VBScript
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (50.00%) MCITP
3 2 (50.00%) MCSE
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (25.00%) AppSense
4 1 (25.00%) Wyse
4 1 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) VMware
4 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) CCNA
4 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (25.00%) Application Packaging
4 1 (25.00%) VMware Server
4 1 (25.00%) XenServer
4 1 (25.00%) XenDesktop
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (25.00%) Office 365

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Colchester 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Citrix Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Citrix Systems Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Application Packaging
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) VBScript
1 3 (75.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) CCA
1 3 (75.00%) Citrix Certification
1 3 (75.00%) CCEA
2 2 (50.00%) MCSE
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (50.00%) MCITP
3 1 (25.00%) CCNA
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) XenApp
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Server
3 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (25.00%) XenServer
3 1 (25.00%) XenDesktop
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) Wyse
2 1 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) AppSense
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft