The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 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 East of England 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 75 50 39
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -11
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 73 81 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.41% 3.40% 4.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.17% 13.32% 16.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 31 46
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.94% -11.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £163 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £350 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 17 16
Average hourly rate £15.50 £19.00 £21.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.42% -10.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.32 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.20 £35.50 £37.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.75 £19.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year
-11.84% +1.33%
Operating Systems Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
796 608 826
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 26.30% 25.56% 27.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 412 227 350
Average daily rate £300 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £158 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 129 117 142
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £20.55
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -14.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £39.08 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -4.70%
Windows Server 2003
England

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 30 July 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 -7 18 £231 +3.35% 11
Cambridgeshire -15 15 £240 +9.71% 4
Essex -4 13 £246 +49.24% 3
Bedfordshire -28 10 £350 +23.89% 7
Suffolk -9 9 £190 -
Norfolk -7 8 £166 -38.42% 1
Windows Server 2003
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 135 (100.00%) Windows
2 110 (81.48%) Windows Server 2008
3 101 (74.81%) Active Directory
4 60 (44.44%) Windows 7
5 54 (40.00%) MS Exchange
6 41 (30.37%) Microsoft
6 41 (30.37%) Exchange Server 2010
7 40 (29.63%) Windows XP
8 39 (28.89%) VMware
9 35 (25.93%) Exchange Server 2003
10 32 (23.70%) ITIL
11 31 (22.96%) HP
11 31 (22.96%) SCCM
12 30 (22.22%) SQL Server
12 30 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
13 27 (20.00%) Migration
13 27 (20.00%) Firewall
14 25 (18.52%) Citrix
14 25 (18.52%) DNS
15 23 (17.04%) Hyper-V
16 21 (15.56%) PowerShell
17 20 (14.81%) Cisco
18 19 (14.07%) DHCP
18 19 (14.07%) MCSE
18 19 (14.07%) MS Office
18 19 (14.07%) Microsoft Certification
18 19 (14.07%) SAN
18 19 (14.07%) VMware Infrastructure
18 19 (14.07%) XenApp
19 18 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 54 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 41 (30.37%) Exchange Server 2010
3 35 (25.93%) Exchange Server 2003
4 15 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
5 8 (5.93%) SharePoint
6 5 (3.70%) IIS
7 4 (2.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (2.22%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (2.22%) Confluence
9 2 (1.48%) CMS
9 2 (1.48%) Lync
9 2 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (1.48%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.74%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.74%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.74%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 19 (14.07%) MS Office
2 18 (13.33%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.48%) MS Project
4 1 (0.74%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.74%) Minerva
1 1 (0.74%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.48%) Office 365
3 1 (0.74%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (20.00%) Firewall
2 25 (18.52%) DNS
3 19 (14.07%) DHCP
3 19 (14.07%) SAN
4 16 (11.85%) TCP/IP
5 13 (9.63%) LAN
6 12 (8.89%) WAN
6 12 (8.89%) Wireless
7 9 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (2.96%) VPN
9 3 (2.22%) NetScaler
9 3 (2.22%) Internet
9 3 (2.22%) SMS
9 3 (2.22%) NAS
10 2 (1.48%) VoIP
11 1 (0.74%) Unified Communications
11 1 (0.74%) 3G
11 1 (0.74%) Intranet
11 1 (0.74%) SMTP
11 1 (0.74%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 18 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (5.19%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.48%) Cognos Impromptu
4 2 (1.48%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 4 (2.96%) JIRA
2 3 (2.22%) FinalBuilder
2 3 (2.22%) AdminStudio
2 3 (2.22%) Git (software)
2 3 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.48%) MSI
3 2 (1.48%) InstallShield
4 1 (0.74%) Wise Package Studio
4 1 (0.74%) Log4Net
4 1 (0.74%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (3.70%) Retail
1 5 (3.70%) Finance
2 3 (2.22%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (1.48%) Legal
3 2 (1.48%) Publishing
3 2 (1.48%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 39 (28.89%) Analyst
2 25 (18.52%) Support Analyst
2 25 (18.52%) Support Engineer
3 20 (14.81%) 3rd Line Support
4 19 (14.07%) Technical Support
5 17 (12.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 13 (9.63%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 13 (9.63%) Technical Analyst
7 12 (8.89%) 2nd Line Support
8 10 (7.41%) Architect
9 8 (5.93%) 1st Line Support
9 8 (5.93%) IT Support
10 7 (5.19%) Technical Support Analyst
10 7 (5.19%) Server Engineer
10 7 (5.19%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
11 6 (4.44%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 5 (3.70%) Service Analyst
12 5 (3.70%) Developer
13 4 (2.96%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 4 (2.96%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.70%) .NET
2 3 (2.22%) ASP.NET
2 3 (2.22%) Flash
3 2 (1.48%) Application Packaging
4 1 (0.74%) HTML
4 1 (0.74%) Web Services
4 1 (0.74%) MSMQ
4 1 (0.74%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.74%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.41%) Clustering
2 7 (5.19%) iPhone
2 7 (5.19%) Blackberry
2 7 (5.19%) Thin Client
2 7 (5.19%) Fat Client
3 3 (2.22%) iPad
3 3 (2.22%) NHS
4 2 (1.48%) Smartphone
5 1 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.74%) Smartcard
5 1 (0.74%) Statistics
5 1 (0.74%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 135 (100.00%) Windows
2 110 (81.48%) Windows Server 2008
3 60 (44.44%) Windows 7
4 40 (29.63%) Windows XP
5 30 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (10.37%) Windows 8
7 7 (5.19%) Windows Vista
8 6 (4.44%) Windows 2000 Server
9 5 (3.70%) Linux
10 2 (1.48%) Windows 2000
10 2 (1.48%) Windows NT
10 2 (1.48%) UNIX
11 1 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (23.70%) ITIL
2 27 (20.00%) Migration
3 10 (7.41%) Change Control
4 8 (5.93%) Capacity Planning
5 7 (5.19%) Customer Engagement
5 7 (5.19%) Service Delivery
6 5 (3.70%) CRM
7 4 (2.96%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (2.96%) PRINCE2
7 4 (2.96%) Network Management
7 4 (2.96%) Software Deployment
8 3 (2.22%) Configuration Management
8 3 (2.22%) Validation
8 3 (2.22%) Load Balancing
9 2 (1.48%) Problem Management
9 2 (1.48%) Incident Management
9 2 (1.48%) Business Continuity
10 1 (0.74%) Software Distribution
10 1 (0.74%) DevOps
10 1 (0.74%) Performance Improvement
Programming Languages
1 21 (15.56%) PowerShell
2 17 (12.59%) VBScript
3 13 (9.63%) VB
4 8 (5.93%) SQL
5 3 (2.22%) Java
5 3 (2.22%) C#
Qualifications
1 19 (14.07%) MCSE
1 19 (14.07%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (5.93%) MCITP
3 7 (5.19%) MCSA
3 7 (5.19%) MCP
4 6 (4.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (3.70%) VCP5
6 4 (2.96%) Security Cleared
6 4 (2.96%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (2.96%) Citrix Certification
7 3 (2.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (2.22%) CCEA
7 3 (2.22%) CCNA
7 3 (2.22%) CCA
7 3 (2.22%) SC Cleared
8 2 (1.48%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.74%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.74%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.74%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.41%) SLA
System Software
1 101 (74.81%) Active Directory
2 23 (17.04%) Hyper-V
3 19 (14.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (14.07%) XenApp
4 11 (8.15%) vSphere
5 8 (5.93%) Microsoft App-V
6 7 (5.19%) Terminal Services
7 5 (3.70%) XenDesktop
8 3 (2.22%) VMware ESX
8 3 (2.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 3 (2.22%) XenServer
9 1 (0.74%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.74%) DFS Replication
9 1 (0.74%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 31 (22.96%) SCCM
2 6 (4.44%) ARCserve
3 5 (3.70%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 5 (3.70%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (2.96%) Backup Exec
5 3 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (2.22%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 3 (2.22%) NetBackup
6 2 (1.48%) SCOM
6 2 (1.48%) Tivoli
6 2 (1.48%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (1.48%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.74%) XenMobile
7 1 (0.74%) Opsview
7 1 (0.74%) Puppet
7 1 (0.74%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.74%) Nagios
7 1 (0.74%) WSUS
7 1 (0.74%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 1 (0.74%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 41 (30.37%) Microsoft
2 39 (28.89%) VMware
3 31 (22.96%) HP
4 25 (18.52%) Citrix
5 20 (14.81%) Cisco
6 8 (5.93%) Symantec
7 6 (4.44%) Intel
7 6 (4.44%) CA
7 6 (4.44%) Remedy
7 6 (4.44%) Becrypt
8 5 (3.70%) IBM
8 5 (3.70%) Dell
9 4 (2.96%) Veeam
9 4 (2.96%) AppSense
9 4 (2.96%) Oracle
10 3 (2.22%) McAfee
10 3 (2.22%) NetApp
10 3 (2.22%) Altiris
11 2 (1.48%) ProCurve
11 2 (1.48%) LANDesk
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