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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 86 54 63
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +9
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 65 73 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.02% 3.17% 2.45%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.07% 12.83% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 19 32
Average daily rate £225 £350 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.71% +29.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £161 £234 £143
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £455 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £305 £300
% change year-on-year
-8.20% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 18 19
Average hourly rate £22.50 £26.75 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.88% +24.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.80 £35.00 £36.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.70% +5.71%
Operating Systems Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
717 569 760
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 22.26% 24.67% 24.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 314 232 331
Average daily rate £325 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £118 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.40% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 116 135
Average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £19.31
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.42% -9.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
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 16 April 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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire -2 25 £229 - 4
Hertfordshire -15 13 £175 -42.62% 11
Norfolk +13 12 £245 - 2
Essex -30 8 £400 +18.51% 5
Bedfordshire -19 4 £239 - 3
Suffolk -8 3 £200 -56.75% 1
Windows Server 2003
England

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

1 155 (100.00%) Windows
2 132 (85.16%) Windows Server 2008
3 102 (65.81%) Active Directory
4 65 (41.94%) Windows 7
5 62 (40.00%) MS Exchange
6 53 (34.19%) ITIL
6 53 (34.19%) VMware
7 50 (32.26%) HP
8 48 (30.97%) Microsoft
9 44 (28.39%) Windows XP
10 42 (27.10%) SQL Server
11 41 (26.45%) Firewall
12 40 (25.81%) Exchange Server 2010
13 38 (24.52%) Exchange Server 2003
14 37 (23.87%) Security Cleared
14 37 (23.87%) SCCM
14 37 (23.87%) Citrix
15 35 (22.58%) Cisco
16 34 (21.94%) SQL
17 33 (21.29%) SAN
17 33 (21.29%) Hyper-V
18 32 (20.65%) PowerShell
18 32 (20.65%) SC Cleared
19 31 (20.00%) XenApp
20 30 (19.35%) Migration
21 29 (18.71%) SQL Server 2008
22 28 (18.06%) DNS
23 26 (16.77%) vSphere
24 25 (16.13%) Clustering
25 23 (14.84%) Telecoms

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 62 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 40 (25.81%) Exchange Server 2010
3 38 (24.52%) Exchange Server 2003
4 7 (4.52%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (3.87%) SharePoint
6 5 (3.23%) IIS
7 4 (2.58%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (1.94%) IBM Notes
8 3 (1.94%) Tomcat
9 2 (1.29%) Lync
9 2 (1.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (1.29%) Documentum
9 2 (1.29%) Apache
10 1 (0.65%) Lotus Domino
10 1 (0.65%) SAS
10 1 (0.65%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.65%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.65%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 20 (12.90%) MS Excel
2 17 (10.97%) MS Office
3 1 (0.65%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.29%) Tridion
2 1 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.65%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.65%) Minerva
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.65%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 41 (26.45%) Firewall
2 33 (21.29%) SAN
3 28 (18.06%) DNS
4 21 (13.55%) DHCP
5 20 (12.90%) Cisco ASA
6 15 (9.68%) Wireless
7 13 (8.39%) LAN
7 13 (8.39%) WAN
8 8 (5.16%) Wi-Fi
9 7 (4.52%) VPN
10 6 (3.87%) VoIP
11 5 (3.23%) TCP/IP
12 3 (1.94%) Broadband
12 3 (1.94%) NAS
13 2 (1.29%) Unified Communications
13 2 (1.29%) iSCSI
13 2 (1.29%) Intranet
13 2 (1.29%) Internet
14 1 (0.65%) SMS
14 1 (0.65%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (27.10%) SQL Server
2 29 (18.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (8.39%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (2.58%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (2.58%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.65%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.65%) DB2
5 1 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.65%) Ant
1 1 (0.65%) WebLOAD
1 1 (0.65%) JIRA
General
1 23 (14.84%) Telecoms
2 9 (5.81%) Finance
3 3 (1.94%) Retail
4 2 (1.29%) Military
4 2 (1.29%) Banking
5 1 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.65%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 31 (20.00%) Analyst
2 26 (16.77%) Support Engineer
3 20 (12.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 16 (10.32%) 3rd Line Support
5 15 (9.68%) Technical Analyst
6 14 (9.03%) Server Engineer
6 14 (9.03%) Support Analyst
6 14 (9.03%) Consultant
7 10 (6.45%) Architect
7 10 (6.45%) IT Support
8 9 (5.81%) 2nd Line Support
9 8 (5.16%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 8 (5.16%) Network Support
9 8 (5.16%) Wintel Engineer
10 7 (4.52%) Network Engineer
10 7 (4.52%) Technical Support
10 7 (4.52%) Server Support
11 6 (3.87%) Server Support Engineer
11 6 (3.87%) Network Support Engineer
11 6 (3.87%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (7.10%) HTML
2 3 (1.94%) Flash
3 1 (0.65%) XHTML
3 1 (0.65%) .NET
3 1 (0.65%) CSS
3 1 (0.65%) XML
3 1 (0.65%) ODBC
3 1 (0.65%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 25 (16.13%) Clustering
2 9 (5.81%) Blackberry
3 8 (5.16%) Fat Client
3 8 (5.16%) Thin Client
4 5 (3.23%) iPhone
5 3 (1.94%) NHS
5 3 (1.94%) CLARiiON
6 2 (1.29%) EMC Centera
6 2 (1.29%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.29%) Celerra
6 2 (1.29%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.65%) Smartcard
7 1 (0.65%) SecurID
7 1 (0.65%) Replication
7 1 (0.65%) EqualLogic
7 1 (0.65%) iPad
7 1 (0.65%) HP StorageWorks
Operating Systems
1 155 (100.00%) Windows
2 132 (85.16%) Windows Server 2008
3 65 (41.94%) Windows 7
4 44 (28.39%) Windows XP
5 17 (10.97%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (9.03%) Windows 8
7 12 (7.74%) Linux
8 7 (4.52%) UNIX
8 7 (4.52%) Windows 2000 Server
9 3 (1.94%) Windows 2000
9 3 (1.94%) VMS
10 2 (1.29%) Debian
10 2 (1.29%) Android
11 1 (0.65%) NetWare
11 1 (0.65%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.65%) Windows Phone 8
11 1 (0.65%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (34.19%) ITIL
2 30 (19.35%) Migration
3 12 (7.74%) Software Deployment
4 8 (5.16%) Problem Management
5 7 (4.52%) Service Delivery
5 7 (4.52%) Customer Engagement
6 6 (3.87%) Load Balancing
7 4 (2.58%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (2.58%) Change Control
7 4 (2.58%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (2.58%) Time Management
7 4 (2.58%) Incident Management
8 3 (1.94%) Release Management
8 3 (1.94%) Business Continuity
8 3 (1.94%) Trend Analysis
9 2 (1.29%) Performance Monitoring
9 2 (1.29%) Change Management
9 2 (1.29%) Investment Management
9 2 (1.29%) Enterprise Data Management
9 2 (1.29%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (21.94%) SQL
2 32 (20.65%) PowerShell
3 22 (14.19%) VBScript
4 16 (10.32%) VB
5 3 (1.94%) Java
6 1 (0.65%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.65%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.65%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.65%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 37 (23.87%) Security Cleared
2 32 (20.65%) SC Cleared
3 21 (13.55%) MCSE
3 21 (13.55%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (5.81%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (5.16%) CCNA
6 6 (3.87%) MCITP
6 6 (3.87%) Citrix Certification
7 4 (2.58%) CCA
7 4 (2.58%) MCSA
8 3 (1.94%) CCEA
8 3 (1.94%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.29%) MCSM
9 2 (1.29%) DV Cleared
9 2 (1.29%) Degree
9 2 (1.29%) MCTS
10 1 (0.65%) MCP
10 1 (0.65%) SAS Certification
10 1 (0.65%) A+ Certification
10 1 (0.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (12.26%) SLA
2 1 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 102 (65.81%) Active Directory
2 33 (21.29%) Hyper-V
3 31 (20.00%) XenApp
4 26 (16.77%) vSphere
5 17 (10.97%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (4.52%) XenDesktop
7 6 (3.87%) Microsoft App-V
7 6 (3.87%) Terminal Services
8 5 (3.23%) VMware ESX
8 5 (3.23%) XenServer
9 4 (2.58%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 3 (1.94%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.65%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.65%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.65%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (0.65%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 37 (23.87%) SCCM
2 11 (7.10%) Backup Exec
3 10 (6.45%) WSUS
4 7 (4.52%) EMC NetWorker
4 7 (4.52%) McAfee ePO
5 4 (2.58%) SCOM
6 3 (1.94%) Tivoli
6 3 (1.94%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 3 (1.94%) NetBackup
7 2 (1.29%) HP SIM
7 2 (1.29%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 2 (1.29%) HP NNM
7 2 (1.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (1.29%) ARCserve
7 2 (1.29%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.65%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 53 (34.19%) VMware
2 50 (32.26%) HP
3 48 (30.97%) Microsoft
4 37 (23.87%) Citrix
5 35 (22.58%) Cisco
6 14 (9.03%) NetApp
6 14 (9.03%) Dell
7 12 (7.74%) McAfee
8 10 (6.45%) EMC
8 10 (6.45%) IBM
9 7 (4.52%) Oracle
10 6 (3.87%) Becrypt
11 5 (3.23%) CommVault
11 5 (3.23%) Symantec
12 4 (2.58%) Altiris
12 4 (2.58%) CheckPoint
12 4 (2.58%) Avaya
12 4 (2.58%) Lotus
13 3 (1.94%) Remedy
13 3 (1.94%) Red Hat
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