The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2003 skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England 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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 57 75 49
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -26
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 71 65 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.86% 2.50% 3.48%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.56% 9.83% 14.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 30 35
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£200 £238 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £150 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £343 £407
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £298
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +0.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 6 14
Average hourly rate £21.00 £20.35 £25.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.19% -20.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.35 £13.13 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.40 £25.75 £35.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -7.89%
Windows Server 2003
England

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

Operating Systems Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
614 661 576
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 24.70% 25.47% 24.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 293 315 252
Average daily rate £350 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £150 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £445 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 106 106
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £40.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.35 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+0.97% -6.96%

Windows Server 2003
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Windows Server 2003 Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Windows Server 2003
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Windows Server 2003 Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Windows Server 2003
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the East of England region over the 3 months to 26 February 2015.

Windows Server 2003 Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Windows Server 2003
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Windows Server 2003 Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Windows Server 2003
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the East of England region over the 3 months to 26 February 2015.

Windows Server 2003 Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

Windows Server 2003
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 East of England region over the 3 months to 26 February 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
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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
Hertfordshire +25 30 £488 +52.34% 8
Norfolk +5 14 £175 -21.34% 1
Cambridgeshire -10 14 £104 -55.74% 1
Bedfordshire -6 6 £275 +83.33% 5
Suffolk +2 4 £188 -6.25%
Essex +4 3 - - 2
Windows Server 2003
England

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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.

1 138 (100.00%) Windows
2 94 (68.12%) Windows Server 2008
3 87 (63.04%) Active Directory
4 67 (48.55%) Microsoft
5 66 (47.83%) VMware
6 61 (44.20%) MS Exchange
7 55 (39.86%) Windows Server 2012
8 48 (34.78%) Citrix
9 43 (31.16%) VMware Infrastructure
10 41 (29.71%) Exchange Server 2010
11 39 (28.26%) HP
12 37 (26.81%) ITIL
13 34 (24.64%) DNS
14 32 (23.19%) SQL
15 28 (20.29%) Migration
15 28 (20.29%) Windows 7
16 27 (19.57%) Hyper-V
16 27 (19.57%) DHCP
17 25 (18.12%) SAN
18 23 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
19 21 (15.22%) Cisco
19 21 (15.22%) MS Office
19 21 (15.22%) Linux
20 20 (14.49%) XenApp
21 19 (13.77%) SQL Server
21 19 (13.77%) MCSE
22 18 (13.04%) Windows XP
23 17 (12.32%) Exchange Server 2003
24 16 (11.59%) Symantec
24 16 (11.59%) SCCM

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 61 (44.20%) MS Exchange
2 41 (29.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 17 (12.32%) Exchange Server 2003
4 15 (10.87%) Exchange Server 2013
5 14 (10.14%) Exchange Server 2007
6 9 (6.52%) SharePoint
7 8 (5.80%) Lync
8 4 (2.90%) IIS
8 4 (2.90%) IBM Notes
8 4 (2.90%) Lotus Domino
9 3 (2.17%) Oracle Application Server
9 3 (2.17%) Oracle 10gAS
10 2 (1.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.72%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.72%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 21 (15.22%) MS Office
2 13 (9.42%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.45%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.45%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.72%) MS Project
4 1 (0.72%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 1 (0.72%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (0.72%) Summit
1 1 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.72%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.07%) Office 365
2 2 (1.45%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (1.45%) Amazon S3
2 2 (1.45%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 34 (24.64%) DNS
2 27 (19.57%) DHCP
3 25 (18.12%) SAN
4 14 (10.14%) TCP/IP
5 12 (8.70%) Firewall
6 11 (7.97%) VPN
6 11 (7.97%) LAN
7 9 (6.52%) WAN
8 7 (5.07%) Wireless
9 5 (3.62%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (2.90%) VoIP
11 3 (2.17%) Ethernet
11 3 (2.17%) Internet
11 3 (2.17%) NAS
12 2 (1.45%) VLAN
12 2 (1.45%) MPLS
12 2 (1.45%) FTP
12 2 (1.45%) LDAP
13 1 (0.72%) ATM
13 1 (0.72%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (13.77%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.62%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (2.90%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (2.17%) Oracle Discoverer
4 3 (2.17%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (2.17%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.45%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.45%) DTS
5 2 (1.45%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (1.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.72%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.72%) MS Access
6 1 (0.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (2.17%) PVCS
1 3 (2.17%) Oracle Forms
1 3 (2.17%) Toad
1 3 (2.17%) JDeveloper
1 3 (2.17%) TestDirector
2 2 (1.45%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.72%) Eclipse
General
1 6 (4.35%) Finance
2 5 (3.62%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.72%) Legal
3 1 (0.72%) Billing
Job Titles
1 33 (23.91%) Analyst
2 19 (13.77%) Support Analyst
3 17 (12.32%) Administrator
4 14 (10.14%) Systems Administrator
5 13 (9.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 12 (8.70%) Desktop Support
7 11 (7.97%) Consultant
7 11 (7.97%) Server Engineer
8 10 (7.25%) Support Engineer
8 10 (7.25%) IT Support
9 9 (6.52%) 2nd Line Support
10 8 (5.80%) Data Centre Engineer
11 7 (5.07%) Desktop Analyst
11 7 (5.07%) Desktop Support Analyst
12 6 (4.35%) IT Support Analyst
12 6 (4.35%) Linux Administrator
12 6 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support
13 5 (3.62%) Service Analyst
13 5 (3.62%) Migration Engineer
13 5 (3.62%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.07%) Web Services
2 4 (2.90%) .NET
3 3 (2.17%) HTML
3 3 (2.17%) Oracle ADF
3 3 (2.17%) jQuery
4 2 (1.45%) Razor View Engine
4 2 (1.45%) .NET Framework
4 2 (1.45%) WinForms
4 2 (1.45%) Ajax
4 2 (1.45%) DHTML
4 2 (1.45%) XML
4 2 (1.45%) ADO.NET
4 2 (1.45%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.72%) CSS
5 1 (0.72%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.14%) Clustering
2 6 (4.35%) Management Information System
3 5 (3.62%) Blackberry
3 5 (3.62%) iPad
3 5 (3.62%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.90%) CLARiiON
4 4 (2.90%) SecurID
5 3 (2.17%) Celerra
5 3 (2.17%) iPhone
5 3 (2.17%) Symmetrix DMX
5 3 (2.17%) Symmetrix
5 3 (2.17%) EMC Centera
6 2 (1.45%) Thin Client
6 2 (1.45%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.72%) VLE
7 1 (0.72%) Data Extraction
7 1 (0.72%) PMI
7 1 (0.72%) NHS
7 1 (0.72%) Handset
7 1 (0.72%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 138 (100.00%) Windows
2 94 (68.12%) Windows Server 2008
3 55 (39.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 28 (20.29%) Windows 7
5 21 (15.22%) Linux
6 18 (13.04%) Windows XP
7 8 (5.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (4.35%) Windows 8
9 5 (3.62%) UNIX
9 5 (3.62%) Ubuntu
9 5 (3.62%) Windows Vista
10 4 (2.90%) VMS
10 4 (2.90%) CentOS
11 3 (2.17%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.72%) Android
12 1 (0.72%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.72%) Debian
12 1 (0.72%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.72%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (26.81%) ITIL
2 28 (20.29%) Migration
3 13 (9.42%) Project Management
4 10 (7.25%) Service Delivery
5 7 (5.07%) Change Management
6 5 (3.62%) PRINCE2
6 5 (3.62%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (2.17%) Mobile Device Management
7 3 (2.17%) Mentoring
7 3 (2.17%) CAD
7 3 (2.17%) Risk Management
7 3 (2.17%) Incident Management
7 3 (2.17%) Problem Management
7 3 (2.17%) UML
7 3 (2.17%) RAD
7 3 (2.17%) SSADM
7 3 (2.17%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (1.45%) MVC
8 2 (1.45%) E-Commerce
8 2 (1.45%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 32 (23.19%) SQL
2 13 (9.42%) PowerShell
3 4 (2.90%) VBScript
4 3 (2.17%) JavaScript
4 3 (2.17%) PL/SQL
5 2 (1.45%) C#
5 2 (1.45%) VB.NET
5 2 (1.45%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.72%) VBA
6 1 (0.72%) C
Qualifications
1 23 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (13.77%) MCSE
3 14 (10.14%) MCITP
4 13 (9.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 9 (6.52%) Security Cleared
6 8 (5.80%) MCP
7 7 (5.07%) SC Cleared
8 6 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (4.35%) CCNA
9 3 (2.17%) Citrix Certification
10 2 (1.45%) HNC
10 2 (1.45%) Degree
11 1 (0.72%) MCTS
11 1 (0.72%) VCP4
11 1 (0.72%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.72%) HND
11 1 (0.72%) MCSA
11 1 (0.72%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.97%) SLA
System Software
1 87 (63.04%) Active Directory
2 43 (31.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (19.57%) Hyper-V
4 20 (14.49%) XenApp
5 13 (9.42%) VMware ESX
6 10 (7.25%) XenDesktop
7 8 (5.80%) vSphere
7 8 (5.80%) Terminal Services
8 7 (5.07%) XenServer
9 5 (3.62%) Microsoft App-V
10 4 (2.90%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 4 (2.90%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (2.90%) ISA Server
11 3 (2.17%) Terminal Server
11 3 (2.17%) Forefront TMG
12 1 (0.72%) Dovecot
12 1 (0.72%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 16 (11.59%) SCCM
2 7 (5.07%) WSUS
3 6 (4.35%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 6 (4.35%) SCOM
4 5 (3.62%) NetBackup
5 3 (2.17%) OpenView
5 3 (2.17%) HP Data Protector
5 3 (2.17%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (1.45%) Backup Exec
6 2 (1.45%) WMI
7 1 (0.72%) ARCserve
7 1 (0.72%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 67 (48.55%) Microsoft
2 66 (47.83%) VMware
3 48 (34.78%) Citrix
4 39 (28.26%) HP
5 21 (15.22%) Cisco
6 16 (11.59%) Symantec
7 11 (7.97%) Red Hat
7 11 (7.97%) Dell
7 11 (7.97%) 3PAR
8 9 (6.52%) Brocade
9 8 (5.80%) Sophos
10 7 (5.07%) Lotus
11 5 (3.62%) Oracle
11 5 (3.62%) NetApp
11 5 (3.62%) McAfee
12 4 (2.90%) Apple
12 4 (2.90%) Remedy
12 4 (2.90%) EMC
12 4 (2.90%) Adobe
12 4 (2.90%) Veeam
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