The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2003 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset 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 4 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 23 30 25
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -5
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 9 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 3.69% 0.41% 1.61%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.75% 1.35% 6.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
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£110 £120 £160
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
- -18.60%
Windows Server 2003
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Dorset region.

Operating Systems Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
61 74 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 25.00% 30.58% 24.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 40 24
Average daily rate £120 £400 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-70.00% +128.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £111 £140 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £475 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 16 8
Average hourly rate £27.50 £15.25 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.32% -15.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £11.00 £12.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.15 £42.70 £22.80
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 Dorset

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

Windows Server 2003 Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

Windows Server 2003
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Windows Server 2003 Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

Windows Server 2003
Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Windows Server 2003 Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

Windows Server 2003
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth +2 6 - -
Poole - 2 £110 -
Windows Server 2003
South West

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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
2 8 (88.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (77.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (77.78%) .NET
3 7 (77.78%) SQL Server
3 7 (77.78%) VMware
4 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
4 6 (66.67%) PowerShell
4 6 (66.67%) Windows 7
5 5 (55.56%) vSphere
5 5 (55.56%) Bash Shell
5 5 (55.56%) XenApp
5 5 (55.56%) Unit Testing
5 5 (55.56%) Web Development
5 5 (55.56%) QA
5 5 (55.56%) WCF
5 5 (55.56%) Patch Management
5 5 (55.56%) Citrix
5 5 (55.56%) Linux
5 5 (55.56%) Windows XP
5 5 (55.56%) MS Office
5 5 (55.56%) Web Services
5 5 (55.56%) C#
5 5 (55.56%) Perl
5 5 (55.56%) VMware ESX
5 5 (55.56%) Banking
5 5 (55.56%) VBScript
5 5 (55.56%) Symantec
5 5 (55.56%) Data Security
6 3 (33.33%) Management Information System

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 2 (22.22%) IIS
1 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
1 2 (22.22%) CMS
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (55.56%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) Internet
2 2 (22.22%) Intranet
3 1 (11.11%) SAN
3 1 (11.11%) Firewall
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (77.78%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (55.56%) Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Financial Institution
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Administrator
1 3 (33.33%) Virtualisation Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Cloud Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) IT Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) .NET
2 5 (55.56%) Web Services
2 5 (55.56%) WCF
3 2 (22.22%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (88.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (66.67%) Windows 7
4 5 (55.56%) Linux
4 5 (55.56%) Windows XP
5 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Data Security
1 5 (55.56%) Web Development
1 5 (55.56%) Unit Testing
1 5 (55.56%) Patch Management
2 2 (22.22%) Content Management
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 5 (55.56%) Bash Shell
2 5 (55.56%) C#
2 5 (55.56%) Perl
2 5 (55.56%) VBScript
3 2 (22.22%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (55.56%) QA
System Software
1 7 (77.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 5 (55.56%) VMware ESX
3 5 (55.56%) XenApp
3 5 (55.56%) vSphere
4 1 (11.11%) XenDesktop
4 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) VMware
2 5 (55.56%) Citrix
2 5 (55.56%) Symantec
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco
3 1 (11.11%) HP
3 1 (11.11%) SonicWALL
3 1 (11.11%) Veeam