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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 23 27 24
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -3
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 1 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 0.52% 0.91% 2.58%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.94% 3.85% 7.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 4
Average daily rate £325 - £263
UK excluding London average daily rate £316 £313 £290
% change year-on-year
+1.20% +7.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £26.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £16.41 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+9.68% -3.47%
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
34 52 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 17.62% 23.74% 35.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 23 36
Average daily rate £243 £258 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.82% -1.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £138 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £447 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £310
% change year-on-year
+5.10% +7.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 14 11
Average hourly rate £42.00 £32.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.25% +33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.18
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.40%

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 14 February 2016. 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 1 £325 - 1
Windows Server 2003
South West

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server
3 5 (62.50%) Windows 7
3 5 (62.50%) .NET
3 5 (62.50%) MS Office
3 5 (62.50%) Windows XP
3 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
4 4 (50.00%) Citrix
4 4 (50.00%) Symantec
4 4 (50.00%) Web Services
4 4 (50.00%) Linux
4 4 (50.00%) VBScript
4 4 (50.00%) Perl
4 4 (50.00%) vSphere
4 4 (50.00%) Bash Shell
4 4 (50.00%) Patch Management
4 4 (50.00%) XenApp
4 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (50.00%) PowerShell
4 4 (50.00%) QA
4 4 (50.00%) Unit Testing
4 4 (50.00%) VMware
4 4 (50.00%) VMware ESX
4 4 (50.00%) Data Security
5 3 (37.50%) Content Management
5 3 (37.50%) Web Development
5 3 (37.50%) WCF
5 3 (37.50%) SQL

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 (25.00%) CMS
1 2 (25.00%) IIS
1 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (62.50%) MS Office
2 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (12.50%) Acrobat
3 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (12.50%) MS Project
3 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) Internet
2 2 (25.00%) Intranet
3 1 (12.50%) PABX
3 1 (12.50%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (12.50%) VPN
3 1 (12.50%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 1 (12.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Administrator
1 2 (25.00%) Architect
1 2 (25.00%) IT Administrator
1 2 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
1 2 (25.00%) Web Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Service Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) .NET
2 4 (50.00%) Web Services
3 3 (37.50%) WCF
4 2 (25.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (12.50%) Blackberry
2 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 1 (12.50%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (62.50%) Windows 7
3 5 (62.50%) Windows XP
4 4 (50.00%) Linux
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (12.50%) Windows 2000
6 1 (12.50%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Data Security
1 4 (50.00%) Patch Management
1 4 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Content Management
2 3 (37.50%) Web Development
3 2 (25.00%) ITIL
4 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
4 1 (12.50%) Migration
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Bash Shell
1 4 (50.00%) Perl
1 4 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 4 (50.00%) VBScript
2 3 (37.50%) C#
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 4 (50.00%) VMware ESX
2 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (50.00%) vSphere
2 4 (50.00%) XenApp
3 1 (12.50%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Citrix
1 4 (50.00%) Symantec
1 4 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (12.50%) Adobe
2 1 (12.50%) Bomgar
2 1 (12.50%) F5
2 1 (12.50%) IBM
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Mitel