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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 52 39 51
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +12
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 2 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.39% 2.27% 1.31%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.54% 7.52% 5.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 2
Average daily rate - £288 £288
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £313 £288
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +8.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £19.00 £15.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £16.41 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+9.68% -3.47%
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
130 133 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 25.59% 30.23% 25.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 59 66
Average daily rate £375 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £189 £160 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £403 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £310
% change year-on-year
+5.10% +7.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 20 28
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -36.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.63 £13.40 £14.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.10 £32.90 £44.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

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 13 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 1 - -
Windows Server 2003
East of England

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (85.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (78.57%) Microsoft
3 11 (78.57%) Windows Server
4 8 (57.14%) Citrix
5 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
7 5 (35.71%) DNS
7 5 (35.71%) ITIL
7 5 (35.71%) PowerShell
7 5 (35.71%) XenApp
7 5 (35.71%) VMware
8 4 (28.57%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (28.57%) Firewall
8 4 (28.57%) Finance
8 4 (28.57%) SQL
8 4 (28.57%) VBScript
9 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
9 3 (21.43%) IIS
9 3 (21.43%) MS Office
9 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
9 3 (21.43%) DHCP
9 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
9 3 (21.43%) HTTPS
9 3 (21.43%) Terminal Server
9 3 (21.43%) Migration
9 3 (21.43%) Time Management
9 3 (21.43%) Skype for Business
10 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
10 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 3 (21.43%) IIS
1 3 (21.43%) Skype for Business
2 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
3 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
1 3 (21.43%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) DNS
2 4 (28.57%) Firewall
3 3 (21.43%) DHCP
3 3 (21.43%) HTTPS
3 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
4 2 (14.29%) LDAP
4 2 (14.29%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (7.14%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MSI
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) Applications Packager
1 3 (21.43%) Citrix Packager
2 2 (14.29%) Citrix Support
2 2 (14.29%) Desktop Support
2 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Applications Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) Citrix Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) DBA
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) SQL DBA
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server DBA
3 1 (7.14%) Support Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Specialist
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (85.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (78.57%) Windows Server
4 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
6 1 (7.14%) Linux
6 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (7.14%) Solaris
6 1 (7.14%) Windows 8
6 1 (7.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) ITIL
2 3 (21.43%) Migration
2 3 (21.43%) Time Management
3 2 (14.29%) Change Management
3 2 (14.29%) Information Security
4 1 (7.14%) ITSM
4 1 (7.14%) Matrix Management
4 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
4 1 (7.14%) Project Management
4 1 (7.14%) Server Patching
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) PowerShell
2 4 (28.57%) SQL
2 4 (28.57%) VBScript
3 1 (7.14%) C++
3 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (7.14%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (7.14%) MCITP
2 1 (7.14%) MCSE
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.14%) PMI Certification
2 1 (7.14%) PMP
2 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 5 (35.71%) XenApp
3 4 (28.57%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (21.43%) Terminal Server
5 2 (14.29%) VMware ESX
5 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (14.29%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (7.14%) SCCM
1 1 (7.14%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (78.57%) Microsoft
2 8 (57.14%) Citrix
3 5 (35.71%) VMware
4 2 (14.29%) HP
4 2 (14.29%) Oracle
5 1 (7.14%) IBM
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