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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 59 78 53
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -25
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 70 62 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.63% 2.11% 3.08%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.90% 9.34% 12.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 27 25
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£225 £235 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.25% -32.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £154 £174 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £280 £297
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 5 17
Average hourly rate £19.75 £17.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.85% -36.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.75 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.25 £23.40 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% -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
642 664 582
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 24.08% 22.63% 24.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 305 305 240
Average daily rate £325 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £140 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £319 £310
% change year-on-year
+6.45% +3.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 116 91 120
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.80 £37.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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 31 March 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 31 March 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 31 March 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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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
Hertfordshire +20 29 £375 +68.53% 4
Norfolk +1 13 £181 -26.02%
Cambridgeshire -7 13 £250 +6.38% 6
Bedfordshire -2 8 £238 -2.56% 2
Suffolk 0 5 £200 - 2
Essex +2 2 - - 2
Windows Server 2003
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 March 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.

1 149 (100.00%) Windows
2 114 (76.51%) Windows Server 2008
3 94 (63.09%) Active Directory
4 69 (46.31%) Windows Server 2012
5 68 (45.64%) Microsoft
6 65 (43.62%) MS Exchange
7 64 (42.95%) VMware
8 58 (38.93%) Citrix
9 45 (30.20%) Exchange Server 2010
10 42 (28.19%) VMware Infrastructure
10 42 (28.19%) ITIL
11 41 (27.52%) HP
12 37 (24.83%) DNS
13 32 (21.48%) Windows 7
14 30 (20.13%) Migration
15 29 (19.46%) DHCP
15 29 (19.46%) SQL
15 29 (19.46%) Hyper-V
16 26 (17.45%) MS Office
17 25 (16.78%) SAN
17 25 (16.78%) XenApp
18 22 (14.77%) Cisco
19 21 (14.09%) Exchange Server 2003
20 20 (13.42%) Windows XP
20 20 (13.42%) SQL Server
21 19 (12.75%) Microsoft Certification
21 19 (12.75%) Project Management
21 19 (12.75%) Symantec
21 19 (12.75%) SCCM
22 17 (11.41%) Exchange Server 2007

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

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 65 (43.62%) MS Exchange
2 45 (30.20%) Exchange Server 2010
3 21 (14.09%) Exchange Server 2003
4 17 (11.41%) Exchange Server 2007
5 15 (10.07%) Exchange Server 2013
6 10 (6.71%) Lync
7 9 (6.04%) IIS
7 9 (6.04%) SharePoint
8 8 (5.37%) Lotus Domino
9 3 (2.01%) IBM Notes
10 2 (1.34%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (1.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.67%) CMS
11 1 (0.67%) Oracle Application Server
11 1 (0.67%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.67%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.67%) Oracle 10gAS
Applications
1 26 (17.45%) MS Office
2 15 (10.07%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.34%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.67%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.67%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.01%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (2.01%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.34%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.70%) Office 365
2 2 (1.34%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (1.34%) Amazon S3
2 2 (1.34%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 37 (24.83%) DNS
2 29 (19.46%) DHCP
3 25 (16.78%) SAN
4 16 (10.74%) TCP/IP
5 15 (10.07%) Firewall
6 13 (8.72%) LAN
7 12 (8.05%) WAN
8 11 (7.38%) VPN
9 7 (4.70%) VoIP
9 7 (4.70%) Wireless
10 5 (3.36%) NAS
10 5 (3.36%) Internet
11 3 (2.01%) OSPF
11 3 (2.01%) Ethernet
12 2 (1.34%) FTP
12 2 (1.34%) LDAP
12 2 (1.34%) VRRP
12 2 (1.34%) Wi-Fi
12 2 (1.34%) VLAN
12 2 (1.34%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (13.42%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.04%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (2.68%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.34%) DTS
4 2 (1.34%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.34%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (1.34%) MySQL
4 2 (1.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.67%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (0.67%) Oracle Discoverer
5 1 (0.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (1.34%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 2 (1.34%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.67%) PVCS
2 1 (0.67%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.67%) Toad
2 1 (0.67%) JDeveloper
2 1 (0.67%) TestDirector
General
1 5 (3.36%) Finance
2 3 (2.01%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.34%) Local Government
4 1 (0.67%) Legal
4 1 (0.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 33 (22.15%) Analyst
2 19 (12.75%) Support Analyst
3 17 (11.41%) Administrator
4 14 (9.40%) Support Engineer
4 14 (9.40%) Desktop Support
5 13 (8.72%) Systems Administrator
5 13 (8.72%) 2nd Line Support
6 12 (8.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 12 (8.05%) Server Engineer
7 10 (6.71%) Consultant
8 9 (6.04%) IT Support
9 8 (5.37%) Data Centre Engineer
9 8 (5.37%) 3rd Line Support
10 6 (4.03%) Migration Engineer
10 6 (4.03%) Desktop Support Analyst
10 6 (4.03%) Desktop Engineer
10 6 (4.03%) Desktop Analyst
10 6 (4.03%) Linux Administrator
10 6 (4.03%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 5 (3.36%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.04%) Web Services
2 6 (4.03%) .NET
3 2 (1.34%) ADO.NET
3 2 (1.34%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.34%) DHTML
3 2 (1.34%) HTML
3 2 (1.34%) WinForms
3 2 (1.34%) Ajax
3 2 (1.34%) .NET Framework
3 2 (1.34%) jQuery
3 2 (1.34%) Razor View Engine
3 2 (1.34%) XML
4 1 (0.67%) Oracle ADF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.40%) Clustering
2 8 (5.37%) Management Information System
3 6 (4.03%) Blackberry
3 6 (4.03%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.36%) iPad
5 4 (2.68%) Symmetrix DMX
5 4 (2.68%) Thin Client
5 4 (2.68%) CLARiiON
5 4 (2.68%) Symmetrix
5 4 (2.68%) EMC Centera
5 4 (2.68%) Fat Client
5 4 (2.68%) Celerra
5 4 (2.68%) SecurID
6 3 (2.01%) iPhone
7 2 (1.34%) Enterprise Storage
7 2 (1.34%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (1.34%) VLE
7 2 (1.34%) Freedom of Information
8 1 (0.67%) Data Extraction
8 1 (0.67%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 149 (100.00%) Windows
2 114 (76.51%) Windows Server 2008
3 69 (46.31%) Windows Server 2012
4 32 (21.48%) Windows 7
5 20 (13.42%) Windows XP
6 14 (9.40%) Linux
7 8 (5.37%) Windows 8
8 7 (4.70%) Windows 2000 Server
9 6 (4.03%) Android
10 5 (3.36%) Ubuntu
11 4 (2.68%) Windows Vista
11 4 (2.68%) VMS
11 4 (2.68%) CentOS
11 4 (2.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (2.01%) Apple iOS
12 3 (2.01%) UNIX
13 2 (1.34%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.67%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.67%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (28.19%) ITIL
2 30 (20.13%) Migration
3 19 (12.75%) Project Management
4 13 (8.72%) Service Delivery
5 8 (5.37%) Change Management
6 7 (4.70%) Capacity Planning
7 6 (4.03%) Change Control
8 4 (2.68%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (2.68%) Risk Management
8 4 (2.68%) Asset Management
9 3 (2.01%) Incident Management
9 3 (2.01%) Problem Management
9 3 (2.01%) CAD
9 3 (2.01%) PRINCE2
9 3 (2.01%) CRM
9 3 (2.01%) Mobile Device Management
10 2 (1.34%) Build Automation
10 2 (1.34%) Performance Tuning
10 2 (1.34%) Performance Monitoring
10 2 (1.34%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 29 (19.46%) SQL
2 15 (10.07%) PowerShell
3 4 (2.68%) VBScript
4 3 (2.01%) T-SQL
5 2 (1.34%) VB.NET
5 2 (1.34%) C#
5 2 (1.34%) Java
5 2 (1.34%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.67%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.67%) C
Qualifications
1 19 (12.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (10.07%) MCSE
3 13 (8.72%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (8.05%) CCNA
5 10 (6.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 9 (6.04%) MCITP
7 8 (5.37%) MCP
8 6 (4.03%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (4.03%) Security Cleared
9 5 (3.36%) SC Cleared
10 4 (2.68%) Degree
11 3 (2.01%) HNC
11 3 (2.01%) Citrix Certification
12 1 (0.67%) HND
12 1 (0.67%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (9.40%) SLA
2 1 (0.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 94 (63.09%) Active Directory
2 42 (28.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (19.46%) Hyper-V
4 25 (16.78%) XenApp
5 15 (10.07%) VMware ESX
6 12 (8.05%) Terminal Services
7 10 (6.71%) XenDesktop
8 9 (6.04%) XenServer
9 8 (5.37%) vSphere
10 6 (4.03%) Microsoft App-V
11 4 (2.68%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 4 (2.68%) ISA Server
11 4 (2.68%) Terminal Server
12 3 (2.01%) Forefront TMG
13 1 (0.67%) VMware ESXi
13 1 (0.67%) Dovecot
Systems Management
1 19 (12.75%) SCCM
2 10 (6.71%) SCOM
3 9 (6.04%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 7 (4.70%) WSUS
5 5 (3.36%) NetBackup
6 3 (2.01%) OpenView
6 3 (2.01%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (2.01%) HP Data Protector
7 2 (1.34%) ARCserve
7 2 (1.34%) WMI
8 1 (0.67%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.67%) DameWare
8 1 (0.67%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 68 (45.64%) Microsoft
2 64 (42.95%) VMware
3 58 (38.93%) Citrix
4 41 (27.52%) HP
5 22 (14.77%) Cisco
6 19 (12.75%) Symantec
7 14 (9.40%) Dell
8 11 (7.38%) 3PAR
9 10 (6.71%) Brocade
10 9 (6.04%) Apple
11 7 (4.70%) Sophos
12 6 (4.03%) EMC
12 6 (4.03%) NetApp
12 6 (4.03%) Lotus
12 6 (4.03%) Red Hat
13 5 (3.36%) McAfee
14 4 (2.68%) Adobe
14 4 (2.68%) SonicWALL
14 4 (2.68%) Veeam
15 3 (2.01%) MobileIron
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