The first table below looks at the demand for Windows Server 2003 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Crawley 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 22 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 Crawley 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 13 24 32
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +8
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 9 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 7.96% 2.99% 0.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.93% 15.15% 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 1
Average daily rate
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£220 £338 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.81% -20.58%
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £308 £290
% change year-on-year
-5.69% +6.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +2.70%
Operating Systems Category
Crawley
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
43 33 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 38.05% 19.76% 9.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 21 11
Average daily rate £225 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-43.71% +14.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £290 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £448 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 5 2
Average hourly rate £15.75 £13.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -62.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -7.24%
Windows Server 2003
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Windows Server 2003
Jobs Demand Trend in Crawley

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

Windows Server 2003 Jobs Demand Trend in Crawley

Windows Server 2003
Daily Rate Trend in Crawley

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

Windows Server 2003 Daily Rate Trend in Crawley

Windows Server 2003
Hourly Rate Trend in Crawley

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

Windows Server 2003 Hourly Rate Trend in Crawley

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Crawley

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Crawley 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 12 (100.00%) Windows
1 12 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (75.00%) MS Office
3 8 (66.67%) Active Directory
4 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (50.00%) MCP
4 6 (50.00%) Firewall
5 5 (41.67%) MS Exchange
6 4 (33.33%) DHCP
6 4 (33.33%) DNS
6 4 (33.33%) C
6 4 (33.33%) Linux
6 4 (33.33%) MCSE
6 4 (33.33%) Mac OS X
6 4 (33.33%) Internet
6 4 (33.33%) Blackberry
6 4 (33.33%) Network Security
6 4 (33.33%) Mac OS
7 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (16.67%) Office 365
7 2 (16.67%) Wireless
7 2 (16.67%) MCDST
7 2 (16.67%) MCTS
7 2 (16.67%) MCITP
7 2 (16.67%) Windows Vista
7 2 (16.67%) Kaseya
7 2 (16.67%) Network Management
7 2 (16.67%) Windows 8

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Crawley by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Crawley 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 5 (41.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 9 (75.00%) MS Office
2 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) Firewall
2 4 (33.33%) DHCP
2 4 (33.33%) DNS
2 4 (33.33%) Internet
2 4 (33.33%) Network Security
3 2 (16.67%) Wireless
3 2 (16.67%) VPN
3 2 (16.67%) MPLS
3 2 (16.67%) LDAP
3 2 (16.67%) SNMP
3 2 (16.67%) LAN
3 2 (16.67%) PBX
3 2 (16.67%) VoIP
3 2 (16.67%) WAN
4 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
4 1 (8.33%) SAN
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (8.33%) DMVPN
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Support Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
2 4 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Network Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Deployment Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Blackberry
2 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
1 12 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (33.33%) Linux
2 4 (33.33%) Mac OS X
2 4 (33.33%) Mac OS
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Vista
3 2 (16.67%) Windows 8
3 2 (16.67%) Windows XP
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
1 2 (16.67%) Network Management
1 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
1 2 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (50.00%) MCP
2 4 (33.33%) MCSE
3 2 (16.67%) MCDST
3 2 (16.67%) MCTS
3 2 (16.67%) MCITP
3 2 (16.67%) CCNP
3 2 (16.67%) CCNA
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (16.67%) MCSA
System Software
1 8 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) Kaseya
2 2 (16.67%) VMware
2 2 (16.67%) Citrix
2 2 (16.67%) Cisco