The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2003 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex 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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 54 39 35
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -4
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 6 13 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.96% 2.64% 3.90%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.97% 8.72% 15.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 8
Average daily rate
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£400 £246 £173
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+62.43% +42.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £290 £308
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -5.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Average hourly rate - £15.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -13.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £16.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+17.18% -15.78%
Windows Server 2003
East of 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 Essex region.

Operating Systems Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
151 149 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 24.04% 30.22% 25.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 71 40
Average daily rate £400 £350 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +19.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £165 £146
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £474 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 25 38
Average hourly rate £21.00 £17.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.52% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £32.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.40%

Windows Server 2003
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2003 Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Windows Server 2003
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the Essex region.

Windows Server 2003 Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Windows Server 2003
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the Essex region.

Windows Server 2003 Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

Windows Server 2003
Contract Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex region over the 3 months to 29 July 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
Brentwood +3 2 - -
Windows Server 2003
East of England

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (90.00%) Citrix
2 9 (90.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (70.00%) XenApp
4 6 (60.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
5 5 (50.00%) Firewall
6 4 (40.00%) VMware
6 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (40.00%) Terminal Server
6 4 (40.00%) IIS
6 4 (40.00%) MS Exchange
6 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
6 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (40.00%) Windows 7
7 3 (30.00%) Lync
7 3 (30.00%) Windows 8
7 3 (30.00%) DNS
7 3 (30.00%) HTTPS
7 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
7 3 (30.00%) SQL
7 3 (30.00%) ITIL
7 3 (30.00%) SAN
7 3 (30.00%) HP
7 3 (30.00%) Windows XP
7 3 (30.00%) DHCP
8 2 (20.00%) VMware ESX
8 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
8 2 (20.00%) Finance

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 4 (40.00%) IIS
1 4 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (30.00%) Lync
3 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (20.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) Firewall
2 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (30.00%) DNS
3 3 (30.00%) HTTPS
3 3 (30.00%) SAN
3 3 (30.00%) DHCP
4 2 (20.00%) LDAP
5 1 (10.00%) ISDN
5 1 (10.00%) SMTP
5 1 (10.00%) Spanning Tree
5 1 (10.00%) Internet
5 1 (10.00%) BGP
5 1 (10.00%) EIGRP
5 1 (10.00%) MGCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MSI
General
1 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Consultant
1 3 (30.00%) Applications Packager
1 3 (30.00%) Desktop Support
1 3 (30.00%) Citrix Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Applications Support
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) Support Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Applications Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Citrix Support
3 1 (10.00%) Citrix Support Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (10.00%) Thin Client
2 1 (10.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (10.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (90.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (30.00%) Windows 8
4 3 (30.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (10.00%) Application Discovery
3 1 (10.00%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) MCSE
1 1 (10.00%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (10.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 7 (70.00%) XenApp
2 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (60.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (40.00%) Terminal Server
3 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (20.00%) VMware ESX
4 2 (20.00%) XenServer
5 1 (10.00%) DFS Replication
5 1 (10.00%) vSphere
5 1 (10.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) SCCM
2 1 (10.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (90.00%) Citrix
3 4 (40.00%) VMware
4 3 (30.00%) HP
5 2 (20.00%) IBM
6 1 (10.00%) Cisco
6 1 (10.00%) Altiris
6 1 (10.00%) Juniper
6 1 (10.00%) Clearswift