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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank - 25 28
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 0 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset - 1.07% 2.23%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 4.17% 7.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 4
Average daily rate
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- £1,000 £210
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +376.19%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £280 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -11.11%
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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 Dorset region.

Operating Systems Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
53 48 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 27.18% 25.67% 31.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 20 41
Average daily rate £228 £425 £220
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-46.47% +93.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £120 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £640 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.36% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 8 10
Average hourly rate £35.00 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+112.12% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £13.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.05 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -4.32%

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
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) NAS
2 1 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Server Building
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (50.00%) MCITP
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) NAS
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Server Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (50.00%) Server Building
1 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) MCSE
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (50.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) VMware