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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 58 85 48
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -37
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 70 62 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.65% 1.99% 3.26%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.75% 8.95% 13.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 24 20
Average daily rate
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£256 £229 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.02% -38.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £166 £140 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £372 £400 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £280 £309
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 7 19
Average hourly rate £16.50 £23.00 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.26% -11.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.70 £15.70 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £24.80 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £18.02 £18.75
% change year-on-year
-11.18% -3.92%
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
651 693 564
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 24.67% 22.23% 24.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 318 303 231
Average daily rate £338 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £140 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £320 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.81% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 89 117
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.15 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.75 £37.68 £37.48
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +19 30 £375 +167.85% 10
Cambridgeshire -1 17 £238 +2.15% 6
Bedfordshire +4 8 £236 -1.04% 1
Norfolk -2 6 £325 +32.65% 1
Suffolk +8 5 £200 - 1
Essex +6 4 - - 2
Windows Server 2003
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 151 (100.00%) Windows
2 118 (78.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 99 (65.56%) Active Directory
4 79 (52.32%) Windows Server 2012
5 69 (45.70%) Microsoft
5 69 (45.70%) MS Exchange
6 66 (43.71%) VMware
7 56 (37.09%) Citrix
8 47 (31.13%) Exchange Server 2010
9 44 (29.14%) VMware Infrastructure
10 42 (27.81%) ITIL
11 41 (27.15%) HP
12 36 (23.84%) Windows 7
13 35 (23.18%) DNS
14 31 (20.53%) Migration
14 31 (20.53%) Hyper-V
15 29 (19.21%) SAN
16 27 (17.88%) Cisco
16 27 (17.88%) SQL
16 27 (17.88%) MS Office
17 26 (17.22%) DHCP
17 26 (17.22%) Exchange Server 2003
18 25 (16.56%) XenApp
19 22 (14.57%) SQL Server
20 21 (13.91%) Microsoft Certification
21 19 (12.58%) Windows XP
22 18 (11.92%) Project Management
22 18 (11.92%) SCCM
23 17 (11.26%) Exchange Server 2007
23 17 (11.26%) Symantec

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 69 (45.70%) MS Exchange
2 47 (31.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 26 (17.22%) Exchange Server 2003
4 17 (11.26%) Exchange Server 2007
5 13 (8.61%) Exchange Server 2013
6 11 (7.28%) Lync
6 11 (7.28%) SharePoint
6 11 (7.28%) IIS
7 7 (4.64%) Lotus Domino
8 3 (1.99%) IBM Notes
9 2 (1.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (1.32%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.66%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.66%) CMS
Applications
1 27 (17.88%) MS Office
2 14 (9.27%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.66%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.66%) Acrobat
3 1 (0.66%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.66%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.32%) ResourceLink
1 2 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.32%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.66%) TeleForm
2 1 (0.66%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.96%) Office 365
2 4 (2.65%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.32%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.32%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.66%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 35 (23.18%) DNS
2 29 (19.21%) SAN
3 26 (17.22%) DHCP
4 16 (10.60%) Firewall
4 16 (10.60%) TCP/IP
5 15 (9.93%) LAN
6 14 (9.27%) WAN
7 9 (5.96%) Wireless
7 9 (5.96%) VPN
8 7 (4.64%) Internet
9 6 (3.97%) VoIP
10 5 (3.31%) NAS
11 3 (1.99%) Cisco ASA
12 2 (1.32%) LDAP
12 2 (1.32%) Ethernet
12 2 (1.32%) FTP
12 2 (1.32%) VRRP
12 2 (1.32%) OSPF
12 2 (1.32%) VLAN
12 2 (1.32%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (14.57%) SQL Server
2 12 (7.95%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (2.65%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (2.65%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.32%) MySQL
4 2 (1.32%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.32%) DTS
4 2 (1.32%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (1.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 2 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.66%) MSI
2 1 (0.66%) Oracle Forms
General
1 5 (3.31%) Finance
2 3 (1.99%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.32%) Local Government
4 1 (0.66%) Legal
4 1 (0.66%) Retail
Job Titles
1 37 (24.50%) Analyst
2 22 (14.57%) Support Analyst
3 19 (12.58%) Administrator
4 16 (10.60%) Desktop Support
5 15 (9.93%) Support Engineer
6 14 (9.27%) Server Engineer
7 13 (8.61%) Systems Administrator
7 13 (8.61%) 2nd Line Support
8 11 (7.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 11 (7.28%) Consultant
9 9 (5.96%) Data Centre Engineer
9 9 (5.96%) 3rd Line Support
10 7 (4.64%) IT Support
10 7 (4.64%) 1st Line Support
10 7 (4.64%) Desktop Engineer
10 7 (4.64%) Windows Server Engineer
11 6 (3.97%) Linux Administrator
11 6 (3.97%) Desktop Analyst
11 6 (3.97%) Migration Engineer
11 6 (3.97%) Desktop Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.30%) Web Services
2 6 (3.97%) .NET
3 2 (1.32%) XML
3 2 (1.32%) DHTML
3 2 (1.32%) HTML
3 2 (1.32%) ADO.NET
3 2 (1.32%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.32%) Ajax
3 2 (1.32%) .NET Framework
3 2 (1.32%) WinForms
3 2 (1.32%) jQuery
3 2 (1.32%) Razor View Engine
4 1 (0.66%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.93%) Clustering
2 8 (5.30%) Blackberry
2 8 (5.30%) Management Information System
3 7 (4.64%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.65%) Thin Client
4 4 (2.65%) CLARiiON
4 4 (2.65%) Symmetrix
4 4 (2.65%) EMC Centera
4 4 (2.65%) Fat Client
4 4 (2.65%) iPhone
4 4 (2.65%) Celerra
4 4 (2.65%) Symmetrix DMX
4 4 (2.65%) Enterprise Storage
5 3 (1.99%) iPad
5 3 (1.99%) SecurID
6 2 (1.32%) EPoS
6 2 (1.32%) Freedom of Information
6 2 (1.32%) VLE
6 2 (1.32%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.66%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 151 (100.00%) Windows
2 118 (78.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 79 (52.32%) Windows Server 2012
4 36 (23.84%) Windows 7
5 19 (12.58%) Windows XP
6 14 (9.27%) Linux
7 10 (6.62%) Windows 8
8 9 (5.96%) Windows 2000 Server
9 8 (5.30%) Android
10 5 (3.31%) Ubuntu
11 4 (2.65%) VMS
11 4 (2.65%) Windows Vista
11 4 (2.65%) CentOS
11 4 (2.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (2.65%) Apple iOS
12 2 (1.32%) UNIX
12 2 (1.32%) Mac OS X
12 2 (1.32%) BlackBerry OS
13 1 (0.66%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (27.81%) ITIL
2 31 (20.53%) Migration
3 18 (11.92%) Project Management
4 12 (7.95%) Service Delivery
5 9 (5.96%) Capacity Planning
6 8 (5.30%) Change Management
6 8 (5.30%) Change Control
7 5 (3.31%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (2.65%) Asset Management
8 4 (2.65%) Risk Management
9 3 (1.99%) Mobile Device Management
9 3 (1.99%) Performance Monitoring
9 3 (1.99%) Problem Management
9 3 (1.99%) Incident Management
9 3 (1.99%) CAD
10 2 (1.32%) CRM
10 2 (1.32%) E-Commerce
10 2 (1.32%) ERP
10 2 (1.32%) Strategic Planning
10 2 (1.32%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 27 (17.88%) SQL
2 14 (9.27%) PowerShell
3 4 (2.65%) VBScript
4 3 (1.99%) T-SQL
5 2 (1.32%) VB.NET
5 2 (1.32%) C#
5 2 (1.32%) Java
5 2 (1.32%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 21 (13.91%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (11.26%) MCSE
3 14 (9.27%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (8.61%) CCNA
5 10 (6.62%) MCITP
5 10 (6.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 6 (3.97%) MCP
6 6 (3.97%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (3.31%) HNC
8 4 (2.65%) Degree
8 4 (2.65%) Security Cleared
9 3 (1.99%) SC Cleared
9 3 (1.99%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (0.66%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.66%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (9.27%) SLA
2 1 (0.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 99 (65.56%) Active Directory
2 44 (29.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (20.53%) Hyper-V
4 25 (16.56%) XenApp
5 17 (11.26%) VMware ESX
6 11 (7.28%) vSphere
7 10 (6.62%) Terminal Services
7 10 (6.62%) XenDesktop
8 9 (5.96%) XenServer
9 6 (3.97%) Microsoft App-V
10 5 (3.31%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 4 (2.65%) Terminal Server
12 2 (1.32%) ISA Server
12 2 (1.32%) Forefront TMG
13 1 (0.66%) VMware ESXi
13 1 (0.66%) Dovecot
13 1 (0.66%) BitLocker
13 1 (0.66%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 18 (11.92%) SCCM
2 9 (5.96%) SCOM
3 8 (5.30%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 8 (5.30%) WSUS
4 4 (2.65%) ARCserve
4 4 (2.65%) NetBackup
5 3 (1.99%) HP Data Protector
5 3 (1.99%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (1.99%) OpenView
6 2 (1.32%) WMI
6 2 (1.32%) DameWare
7 1 (0.66%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.66%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 69 (45.70%) Microsoft
2 66 (43.71%) VMware
3 56 (37.09%) Citrix
4 41 (27.15%) HP
5 27 (17.88%) Cisco
6 17 (11.26%) Symantec
7 16 (10.60%) Dell
8 11 (7.28%) 3PAR
9 9 (5.96%) Brocade
10 8 (5.30%) Apple
11 7 (4.64%) EMC
12 6 (3.97%) Red Hat
12 6 (3.97%) NetApp
13 5 (3.31%) Lotus
13 5 (3.31%) McAfee
13 5 (3.31%) Sophos
14 4 (2.65%) Adobe
14 4 (2.65%) Veeam
15 3 (1.99%) ServiceNow
15 3 (1.99%) MobileIron
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