The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2003 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Farnborough 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 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 14 10 9
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -1
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 4 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Farnborough 5.48% 5.88% 5.88%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.29% 9.38% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Average daily rate
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£225 £450 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +9.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £11.75 - £12.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-18.60% +30.30%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Farnborough region.

Operating Systems Category
Farnborough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
28 32 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Farnborough 38.36% 62.75% 17.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 24 5
Average daily rate £306 £316 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.16% -23.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £200 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £575 £419
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 1
Average hourly rate £12.00 £15.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.58% +24.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

Windows Server 2003
Jobs Demand Trend in Farnborough

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

Windows Server 2003 Jobs Demand Trend in Farnborough

Windows Server 2003
Daily Rate Trend in Farnborough

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

Windows Server 2003 Daily Rate Trend in Farnborough

Windows Server 2003
Hourly Rate Trend in Farnborough

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

Windows Server 2003 Hourly Rate Trend in Farnborough

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Farnborough

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Farnborough 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (60.00%) Oracle
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (40.00%) EMC
4 2 (40.00%) SQL
4 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (40.00%) UNIX
4 2 (40.00%) SLA
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (40.00%) AIX
4 2 (40.00%) Linux
4 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (40.00%) SAN
4 2 (40.00%) NetApp
4 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (40.00%) Change Management
4 2 (40.00%) Clustering
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (40.00%) DV Cleared
4 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (20.00%) Windows 7

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Farnborough by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Farnborough 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 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2000
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Support Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Server Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Support
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) UNIX
3 2 (40.00%) AIX
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Change Management
1 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
1 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
1 4 (80.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) EMC
2 2 (40.00%) NetApp
2 2 (40.00%) Red Hat