The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 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 Essex 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 42 35 21
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -14
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 13 17 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 2.68% 3.70% 6.76%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.78% 14.41% 21.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 17
Average daily rate
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£246 £173 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.75% -34.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £147 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £293 £326
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £308 £297
% change year-on-year
-5.69% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 2
Average hourly rate £15.50 £18.00 £76.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.88% -76.54%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +8.57%
Operating Systems Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
148 118 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 30.52% 25.71% 31.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 40 83
Average daily rate £350 £293 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.65% +6.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £146 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 38 25
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £35.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -4.70%
Windows Server 2003
East of England

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 - 4 £238 -
Chelmsford +1 1 - -
Brentwood - 1 - - 1
Basildon - - - - 1
Epping - - - -
Windows Server 2003
East of England

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (50.00%) VMware
4 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
4 9 (45.00%) Active Directory
5 8 (40.00%) Citrix
5 8 (40.00%) XenApp
5 8 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (35.00%) MS Exchange
6 7 (35.00%) ITIL
7 6 (30.00%) Windows 7
8 5 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
8 5 (25.00%) MCSE
8 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (25.00%) Windows XP
9 4 (20.00%) Veeam
9 4 (20.00%) MCITP
9 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 3 (15.00%) PowerShell
10 3 (15.00%) Hyper-V
10 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (15.00%) NetScaler
10 3 (15.00%) CCA
10 3 (15.00%) Citrix Certification
10 3 (15.00%) CCEA
10 3 (15.00%) SAN
10 3 (15.00%) HP
10 3 (15.00%) VBScript
11 2 (10.00%) MCP
11 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (35.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (5.00%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (5.00%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Office
2 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) SAN
1 3 (15.00%) NetScaler
2 2 (10.00%) Firewall
2 2 (10.00%) DHCP
2 2 (10.00%) VPN
2 2 (10.00%) DNS
3 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.00%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Analyst
2 4 (20.00%) Support Analyst
2 4 (20.00%) Server Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Support Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Citrix Systems Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) IT Support
4 2 (10.00%) Citrix Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Help Desk Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) IT Services Delivery Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Citrix Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) IT Services Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Lead Architect
5 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) 1st Line Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) .NET
1 1 (5.00%) ODBC
1 1 (5.00%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Thin Client
1 1 (5.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (5.00%) Fat Client
1 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (30.00%) Windows 7
5 5 (25.00%) Windows XP
6 1 (5.00%) Windows 8
6 1 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) ITIL
2 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (10.00%) CRM
2 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (5.00%) Zachman Framework
3 1 (5.00%) TOGAF
3 1 (5.00%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) VBScript
1 3 (15.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) MCSE
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (20.00%) MCITP
3 3 (15.00%) CCA
3 3 (15.00%) Citrix Certification
3 3 (15.00%) CCEA
4 2 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (10.00%) MCP
4 2 (10.00%) CCNA
5 1 (5.00%) MCSA
5 1 (5.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (45.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (40.00%) XenApp
3 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (15.00%) Hyper-V
5 2 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (10.00%) XenServer
5 2 (10.00%) vSphere
6 1 (5.00%) XenDesktop
6 1 (5.00%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (5.00%) Nagios
1 1 (5.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (5.00%) SCCM
1 1 (5.00%) SCOM
1 1 (5.00%) Cacti
1 1 (5.00%) Opsview
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) VMware
2 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (40.00%) Citrix
4 4 (20.00%) Veeam
5 3 (15.00%) HP
6 2 (10.00%) 3PAR
7 1 (5.00%) Nimsoft
7 1 (5.00%) SolarWinds
7 1 (5.00%) AppSense
7 1 (5.00%) SonicWALL
7 1 (5.00%) Barracuda Networks
7 1 (5.00%) Oracle
7 1 (5.00%) Cisco
7 1 (5.00%) CA
7 1 (5.00%) NetApp
7 1 (5.00%) Symantec
7 1 (5.00%) Wyse
Brentwood, Essex
Kelway Ltd
Rate: Negotiable Day Rate
Posted: 6 days ago