The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2003 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire 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 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 27 39 28
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -11
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 25 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 5.52% 1.58% 2.95%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.00% 4.05% 8.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 2 1
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£425 £168 £150
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+153.73% +11.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £280 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -13.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +48.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -11.11%
Windows Server 2003
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Gloucestershire region.

Operating Systems Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
125 148 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 27.59% 38.95% 33.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 83 51
Average daily rate £425 £350 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £130 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 19 16
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.63 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.80% +15.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.27 £13.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £30.75 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -4.32%

Windows Server 2003
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Windows Server 2003 Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Windows Server 2003
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Windows Server 2003 Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Windows Server 2003
Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015.

Windows Server 2003 Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

Windows Server 2003
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Windows Server 2003 Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Windows Server 2003
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

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 Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 28 May 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
Gloucester +18 11 £334 +99.25% 1
Cheltenham -4 8 £425 -
Cirencester - 1 - -
Windows Server 2003
South West

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 33 (100.00%) Windows
2 25 (75.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (57.58%) Windows Server 2012
3 19 (57.58%) Active Directory
4 16 (48.48%) VMware
5 13 (39.39%) Citrix
5 13 (39.39%) VMware Infrastructure
6 10 (30.30%) SQL Server
7 9 (27.27%) SQL
7 9 (27.27%) DNS
7 9 (27.27%) Data Centre
8 8 (24.24%) Microsoft
8 8 (24.24%) Clustering
9 7 (21.21%) Security Cleared
10 6 (18.18%) Hyper-V
10 6 (18.18%) Windows 7
10 6 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2007
10 6 (18.18%) MS Exchange
10 6 (18.18%) DHCP
10 6 (18.18%) Migration
11 5 (15.15%) Disaster Recovery
11 5 (15.15%) HP
11 5 (15.15%) IIS
11 5 (15.15%) Linux
12 4 (12.12%) SQL Server 2008
12 4 (12.12%) vSphere
12 4 (12.12%) Mentoring
12 4 (12.12%) Exchange Server 2010
12 4 (12.12%) Data Protection
12 4 (12.12%) SC Cleared

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 6 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2007
1 6 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 5 (15.15%) IIS
3 4 (12.12%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (6.06%) nginx
4 2 (6.06%) MediaWiki
4 2 (6.06%) Confluence
4 2 (6.06%) SharePoint
4 2 (6.06%) Apache
5 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (12.12%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.03%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (27.27%) DNS
2 6 (18.18%) DHCP
3 3 (9.09%) Firewall
4 2 (6.06%) NAS
4 2 (6.06%) Network Security
4 2 (6.06%) VPN
4 2 (6.06%) LAN
4 2 (6.06%) WAN
4 2 (6.06%) IPv6
4 2 (6.06%) LDAP
4 2 (6.06%) BGP
4 2 (6.06%) EIGRP
4 2 (6.06%) SAN
4 2 (6.06%) OSPF
4 2 (6.06%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (30.30%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.12%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (6.06%) MySQL
4 2 (6.06%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Jenkins
1 2 (6.06%) Hudson
1 2 (6.06%) Git (software)
1 2 (6.06%) JIRA
1 2 (6.06%) Subversion
General
1 4 (12.12%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (42.42%) Consultant
2 10 (30.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (18.18%) Technical Consultant
4 5 (15.15%) 3rd Line Support
4 5 (15.15%) Support Engineer
4 5 (15.15%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 5 (15.15%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Administrator
6 2 (6.06%) 3rd Line Technical Support
6 2 (6.06%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Active Directory Consultant
6 2 (6.06%) Wintel Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Technical Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (6.06%) Server Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Technical Support Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Network Administrator
6 2 (6.06%) Architect
6 2 (6.06%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 9 (27.27%) Data Centre
2 8 (24.24%) Clustering
3 2 (6.06%) Wiki
4 1 (3.03%) Blackberry
4 1 (3.03%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.03%) N-Tier
4 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 33 (100.00%) Windows
2 25 (75.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (57.58%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (18.18%) Windows 7
5 5 (15.15%) Linux
6 3 (9.09%) Windows XP
7 2 (6.06%) Windows 8
7 2 (6.06%) CentOS
7 2 (6.06%) Ubuntu
7 2 (6.06%) Windows NT
7 2 (6.06%) Windows 2000
7 2 (6.06%) Debian
8 1 (3.03%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.18%) Migration
2 5 (15.15%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (12.12%) Mentoring
3 4 (12.12%) Data Protection
4 3 (9.09%) Load Balancing
4 3 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (9.09%) Patch Management
5 2 (6.06%) DevOps
5 2 (6.06%) Build Automation
5 2 (6.06%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (6.06%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (3.03%) Configuration Management
6 1 (3.03%) Data Modelling
6 1 (3.03%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (3.03%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 9 (27.27%) SQL
2 3 (9.09%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.03%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (21.21%) Security Cleared
2 4 (12.12%) SC Cleared
3 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (9.09%) DV Cleared
3 3 (9.09%) MCTS
3 3 (9.09%) MCITP
4 2 (6.06%) CCNA
4 2 (6.06%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 19 (57.58%) Active Directory
2 13 (39.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (18.18%) Hyper-V
4 4 (12.12%) vSphere
5 3 (9.09%) Firmware
5 3 (9.09%) XenDesktop
6 2 (6.06%) iptables
6 2 (6.06%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (6.06%) Postfix
6 2 (6.06%) XenApp
6 2 (6.06%) XenServer
6 2 (6.06%) ISA Server
6 2 (6.06%) Samba
7 1 (3.03%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) SCCM
2 2 (6.06%) Puppet
2 2 (6.06%) ZABBIX
2 2 (6.06%) NetBackup
3 1 (3.03%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (3.03%) Backup Exec
3 1 (3.03%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (48.48%) VMware
2 13 (39.39%) Citrix
3 8 (24.24%) Microsoft
4 5 (15.15%) HP
5 3 (9.09%) Cisco
6 2 (6.06%) EMC
6 2 (6.06%) Websense
6 2 (6.06%) Juniper
6 2 (6.06%) Red Hat
6 2 (6.06%) TOWER Software
7 1 (3.03%) Remedy
7 1 (3.03%) Sophos
7 1 (3.03%) Veritas
7 1 (3.03%) Lotus
7 1 (3.03%) Symantec
7 1 (3.03%) Oracle
7 1 (3.03%) Capita
7 1 (3.03%) Acronis
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