The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 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 Dorset 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 29 27 20
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -7
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 4 1 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 1.75% 0.54% 4.31%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.06% 2.22% 16.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 5
Average daily rate £1,000 - £225
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £305 £300
% change year-on-year
-8.19% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £30.00 - £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% +5.55%
Operating Systems Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
79 45 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 34.50% 24.32% 26.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 20 36
Average daily rate £425 £213 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -40.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £108 £118 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £414 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 11
Average hourly rate £18.00 £32.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.61% +54.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £141.50 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Windows Server 2003
South West

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 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth -4 2 £1,000 - 1
Wimborne - - - -
Windows Server 2003
South West

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (50.00%) SQL
4 3 (37.50%) IIS
4 3 (37.50%) Linux
4 3 (37.50%) Oracle
4 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (37.50%) VMware
4 3 (37.50%) Database Tuning
4 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (37.50%) Database Security
4 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database
4 3 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
5 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (25.00%) SAN
5 2 (25.00%) Commerce Server
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (25.00%) ISO 9001
5 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
5 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
5 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
5 2 (25.00%) .NET
6 1 (12.50%) VoIP
6 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
6 1 (12.50%) Cisco
6 1 (12.50%) HP

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 3 (37.50%) IIS
2 2 (25.00%) Commerce Server
2 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) SAN
2 1 (12.50%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database 10g
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) DBA
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle DBA
1 3 (37.50%) SQL DBA
2 2 (25.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Server Support
3 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Server Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Server Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Linux
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Database Tuning
1 3 (37.50%) Database Security
1 3 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle
1 3 (37.50%) VMware
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco
3 1 (12.50%) HP
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix