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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 40 33 15
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -18
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 12 19 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 2.44% 4.11% 8.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.16% 16.24% 30.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 27
Average daily rate
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£238 £180 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.94% -40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £146 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £336 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
-0.08% +0.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 1
Average hourly rate £14.50 £18.00 £130.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.44% -86.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £20.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-18.07% +18.57%
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
147 117 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 29.94% 25.32% 28.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 39 82
Average daily rate £350 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £140 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £500 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 36 18
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £9.45 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £35.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.73 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.68% -8.57%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the Essex region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Windows Server 2003 Daily Rate Histogram 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 22 August 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
Colchester - 6 £238 -
Chelmsford +2 1 - -
Southend-on-Sea - 1 £255 - 1
Brentwood - 1 - -
Basildon - - - -
Epping - - - -
Loughton - - - -
Windows Server 2003
East of England

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (78.95%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (47.37%) VMware
4 8 (42.11%) Active Directory
5 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
5 7 (36.84%) Citrix
5 7 (36.84%) MS Exchange
5 7 (36.84%) XenApp
5 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (31.58%) ITIL
7 4 (21.05%) MCSE
7 4 (21.05%) Windows XP
7 4 (21.05%) HP
7 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (21.05%) Windows 7
7 4 (21.05%) Veeam
7 4 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (15.79%) MCITP
8 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (15.79%) NetScaler
8 3 (15.79%) SAN
8 3 (15.79%) DHCP
8 3 (15.79%) DNS
8 3 (15.79%) PRINCE2
9 2 (10.53%) VBScript
9 2 (10.53%) .NET
9 2 (10.53%) Oracle
9 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
9 2 (10.53%) SLA

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 7 (36.84%) MS Exchange
2 4 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
4 2 (10.53%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (5.26%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (5.26%) CICS
5 1 (5.26%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Project
1 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) NetScaler
1 3 (15.79%) SAN
1 3 (15.79%) DHCP
1 3 (15.79%) DNS
2 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
2 2 (10.53%) Firewall
3 1 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (5.26%) VPN
3 1 (5.26%) LAN
3 1 (5.26%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (5.26%) IDMS
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (5.26%) Ingres
2 1 (5.26%) DB2
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (21.05%) Server Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Analyst
2 3 (15.79%) Support Analyst
2 3 (15.79%) Support Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (10.53%) Architect
3 2 (10.53%) Citrix Systems Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) IT Support
3 2 (10.53%) Citrix Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Lead Architect
4 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) 1st Line Support Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) IT Services Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Applications Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Fat Client
1 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (5.26%) Thin Client
1 1 (5.26%) Blackberry
1 1 (5.26%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (78.95%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (21.05%) Windows XP
4 4 (21.05%) Windows 7
5 2 (10.53%) Windows 8
6 1 (5.26%) OpenVMS
6 1 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) ITIL
2 3 (15.79%) PRINCE2
3 2 (10.53%) Zachman Framework
4 1 (5.26%) Data Architecture
4 1 (5.26%) Load Balancing
4 1 (5.26%) TOGAF
4 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (5.26%) Data Management
4 1 (5.26%) Data Governance
4 1 (5.26%) Master Data Management
4 1 (5.26%) Project Management
4 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.26%) MVC
4 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.26%) UML
4 1 (5.26%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) VBScript
1 2 (10.53%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.26%) VB.NET
2 1 (5.26%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) MCSE
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (15.79%) MCITP
3 2 (10.53%) CCA
3 2 (10.53%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (10.53%) CCEA
4 1 (5.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (5.26%) CCNA
4 1 (5.26%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (42.11%) Active Directory
2 7 (36.84%) XenApp
3 4 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (10.53%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (10.53%) vSphere
5 1 (5.26%) XenServer
5 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) SCOM
1 1 (5.26%) Cacti
1 1 (5.26%) Backup Exec
1 1 (5.26%) Opsview
1 1 (5.26%) Nagios
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) VMware
2 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
2 7 (36.84%) Citrix
3 4 (21.05%) HP
3 4 (21.05%) Veeam
4 2 (10.53%) Oracle
4 2 (10.53%) 3PAR
5 1 (5.26%) SolarWinds
5 1 (5.26%) Nimsoft
5 1 (5.26%) CA
5 1 (5.26%) NetApp
5 1 (5.26%) Symantec
5 1 (5.26%) Cisco