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 17 September 2014 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 91 52 34
Rank change year-on-year
-39 -18
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 55 78 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.81% 3.27% 4.95%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.26% 12.60% 17.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 29 69
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£304 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.45% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £164 £175 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £304 £300 £315
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 20 13
Average hourly rate £16.50 £15.75 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% -19.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.90 £15.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.33 £25.00 £36.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
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
758 619 876
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 24.89% 25.93% 28.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 405 242 346
Average daily rate £350 £275 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £140 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £450 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 127 117 144
Average hourly rate £16.75 £16.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.68% -23.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.05 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.74 £37.40 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.15 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.19% -8.82%

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 17 September 2014.

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 17 September 2014.

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 17 September 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
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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 -18 17 £215 -21.81% 7
Bedfordshire -24 11 £450 +63.63% 2
Cambridgeshire -1 10 £281 -10.35% 3
Essex -24 10 £238 +5.55% 1
Norfolk -19 4 £225 -3.22%
Windows Server 2003
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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.

1 134 (100.00%) Windows
2 106 (79.10%) Windows Server 2008
3 91 (67.91%) Active Directory
4 51 (38.06%) Windows 7
5 50 (37.31%) MS Exchange
6 45 (33.58%) VMware
7 41 (30.60%) Windows XP
8 39 (29.10%) Microsoft
9 37 (27.61%) Exchange Server 2010
10 33 (24.63%) Windows Server 2012
11 31 (23.13%) SQL Server
11 31 (23.13%) Exchange Server 2003
12 26 (19.40%) HP
13 25 (18.66%) DNS
13 25 (18.66%) ITIL
14 24 (17.91%) Firewall
15 23 (17.16%) Cisco
16 22 (16.42%) Migration
16 22 (16.42%) VMware Infrastructure
17 21 (15.67%) PowerShell
17 21 (15.67%) SCCM
18 20 (14.93%) MS Office
19 19 (14.18%) SAN
20 18 (13.43%) Citrix
20 18 (13.43%) VB
20 18 (13.43%) DHCP
20 18 (13.43%) Exchange Server 2007
21 17 (12.69%) Hyper-V
22 16 (11.94%) TCP/IP
23 15 (11.19%) LAN

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

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 50 (37.31%) MS Exchange
2 37 (27.61%) Exchange Server 2010
3 31 (23.13%) Exchange Server 2003
4 18 (13.43%) Exchange Server 2007
5 13 (9.70%) IIS
6 10 (7.46%) SharePoint
6 10 (7.46%) Confluence
7 5 (3.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (2.99%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (2.24%) CMS
10 2 (1.49%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.75%) Lync
11 1 (0.75%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.75%) CICS
11 1 (0.75%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.75%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.75%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 20 (14.93%) MS Office
2 15 (11.19%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.49%) MS Project
4 1 (0.75%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.75%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.75%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.75%) Summit
1 1 (0.75%) Minerva
Cloud Services
1 10 (7.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.99%) Office 365
3 2 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (18.66%) DNS
2 24 (17.91%) Firewall
3 19 (14.18%) SAN
4 18 (13.43%) DHCP
5 16 (11.94%) TCP/IP
6 15 (11.19%) LAN
7 13 (9.70%) WAN
8 11 (8.21%) Wireless
9 10 (7.46%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (3.73%) VPN
11 3 (2.24%) NetScaler
11 3 (2.24%) VoIP
12 2 (1.49%) Internet
12 2 (1.49%) SMS
12 2 (1.49%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 1 (0.75%) NAS
13 1 (0.75%) Multicast
13 1 (0.75%) SMTP
13 1 (0.75%) Ethernet
13 1 (0.75%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (23.13%) SQL Server
2 14 (10.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (3.73%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (2.24%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (1.49%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.49%) Cognos Impromptu
5 2 (1.49%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.75%) MS Access
6 1 (0.75%) Ingres
6 1 (0.75%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.75%) DB2
6 1 (0.75%) IDMS
6 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (7.46%) Git (software)
1 10 (7.46%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (5.97%) JIRA
2 8 (5.97%) TeamCity
3 7 (5.22%) FinalBuilder
4 4 (2.99%) Log4Net
5 3 (2.24%) AdminStudio
6 2 (1.49%) MSI
6 2 (1.49%) InstallShield
7 1 (0.75%) Wise Package Studio
7 1 (0.75%) Eclipse
General
1 6 (4.48%) Finance
2 5 (3.73%) Legal
3 3 (2.24%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (2.24%) Retail
4 2 (1.49%) Publishing
5 1 (0.75%) Billing
Job Titles
1 34 (25.37%) Analyst
2 27 (20.15%) Support Engineer
3 24 (17.91%) Support Analyst
4 21 (15.67%) Technical Support
5 18 (13.43%) 3rd Line Support
6 17 (12.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 13 (9.70%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 13 (9.70%) 2nd Line Support
8 10 (7.46%) Technical Analyst
9 9 (6.72%) 1st Line Support
10 8 (5.97%) Configuration Engineer
11 7 (5.22%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
11 7 (5.22%) Architect
11 7 (5.22%) Technical Support Analyst
11 7 (5.22%) Server Engineer
12 6 (4.48%) Technical Engineer
12 6 (4.48%) Software Engineer
12 6 (4.48%) IT Support
13 5 (3.73%) Software Configuration Engineer
13 5 (3.73%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (9.70%) .NET
2 10 (7.46%) ASP.NET
3 4 (2.99%) .NET Framework
3 4 (2.99%) MSMQ
4 2 (1.49%) Web Services
4 2 (1.49%) HTML
5 1 (0.75%) CSS
5 1 (0.75%) Application Packaging
5 1 (0.75%) Windows SharePoint Services
5 1 (0.75%) Software Packaging
5 1 (0.75%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.22%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.48%) Clustering
3 4 (2.99%) Fat Client
3 4 (2.99%) Blackberry
3 4 (2.99%) Thin Client
4 3 (2.24%) iPhone
4 3 (2.24%) iPad
4 3 (2.24%) CLARiiON
5 2 (1.49%) NHS
6 1 (0.75%) FMCG
6 1 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.75%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.75%) PKI
6 1 (0.75%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.75%) Statistics
6 1 (0.75%) Replication
6 1 (0.75%) Handset
6 1 (0.75%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 134 (100.00%) Windows
2 106 (79.10%) Windows Server 2008
3 51 (38.06%) Windows 7
4 41 (30.60%) Windows XP
5 33 (24.63%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (7.46%) Linux
6 10 (7.46%) Windows 8
7 9 (6.72%) Windows Vista
8 4 (2.99%) Windows 2000
9 3 (2.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (1.49%) Debian
10 2 (1.49%) Windows NT
10 2 (1.49%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.75%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (18.66%) ITIL
2 22 (16.42%) Migration
3 11 (8.21%) Configuration Management
4 10 (7.46%) Change Control
5 9 (6.72%) Capacity Planning
6 6 (4.48%) Load Balancing
6 6 (4.48%) E-Commerce
7 5 (3.73%) PRINCE2
7 5 (3.73%) CRM
8 4 (2.99%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (2.99%) Mentoring
8 4 (2.99%) Network Management
8 4 (2.99%) Customer Engagement
9 3 (2.24%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (2.24%) Validation
9 3 (2.24%) Service Delivery
10 2 (1.49%) Change Management
10 2 (1.49%) ITSM
10 2 (1.49%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (1.49%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (15.67%) PowerShell
2 18 (13.43%) VB
3 11 (8.21%) VBScript
3 11 (8.21%) C#
4 10 (7.46%) SQL
5 1 (0.75%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.75%) Perl
5 1 (0.75%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.75%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (8.96%) MCSE
1 12 (8.96%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (5.22%) MCP
2 7 (5.22%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (5.22%) CCNA
2 7 (5.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 5 (3.73%) VCP5
3 5 (3.73%) MCSA
3 5 (3.73%) MCITP
4 4 (2.99%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 3 (2.24%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.75%) CCIE
6 1 (0.75%) CCNP
6 1 (0.75%) CCIP
6 1 (0.75%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.75%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.75%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.99%) SLA
System Software
1 91 (67.91%) Active Directory
2 22 (16.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (12.69%) Hyper-V
4 13 (9.70%) vSphere
5 8 (5.97%) XenApp
6 5 (3.73%) Terminal Services
7 4 (2.99%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (2.24%) VMware ESX
9 2 (1.49%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (1.49%) DFS Replication
9 2 (1.49%) XenServer
10 1 (0.75%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.75%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (0.75%) VMFS
10 1 (0.75%) NFS
10 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.75%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 21 (15.67%) SCCM
2 10 (7.46%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (4.48%) Backup Exec
3 6 (4.48%) ARCserve
4 5 (3.73%) Puppet
4 5 (3.73%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 5 (3.73%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (2.24%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 3 (2.24%) NetBackup
6 2 (1.49%) SCOM
6 2 (1.49%) WSUS
7 1 (0.75%) Cacti
7 1 (0.75%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.75%) Opsview
7 1 (0.75%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.75%) Nagios
7 1 (0.75%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 1 (0.75%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 45 (33.58%) VMware
2 39 (29.10%) Microsoft
3 26 (19.40%) HP
4 23 (17.16%) Cisco
5 18 (13.43%) Citrix
6 9 (6.72%) Symantec
7 8 (5.97%) Oracle
8 7 (5.22%) Remedy
9 6 (4.48%) Intel
10 5 (3.73%) CA
11 4 (2.99%) Red Hat
11 4 (2.99%) CheckPoint
11 4 (2.99%) 3PAR
11 4 (2.99%) Veeam
12 3 (2.24%) F5
12 3 (2.24%) Becrypt
12 3 (2.24%) Dell
12 3 (2.24%) EMC
12 3 (2.24%) AppSense
13 2 (1.49%) Altiris
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