The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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 Gloucestershire 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 29 39 66
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +27
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 16 9 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 4.10% 2.73% 1.53%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.96% 7.32% 5.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 5
Average daily rate £203 £150 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.00% -60.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £150 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £150 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £305 £300
% change year-on-year
-8.19% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 4
Average hourly rate £24.25 £24.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.02% -9.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £24.50 £15.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.20 £24.50 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% +5.55%
Operating Systems Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
146 123 220
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 37.44% 37.27% 28.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 67 119
Average daily rate £350 £450 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -10.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 9 6
Average hourly rate £14.50 £42.25 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.68% +87.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £24.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.10 £42.50 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Windows Server 2003
South West

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Cheltenham -6 4 - -
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Windows Server 2003
South West

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 42 (100.00%) Windows
2 36 (85.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 33 (78.57%) VMware
4 27 (64.29%) MS Exchange
5 26 (61.90%) Active Directory
6 24 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2007
7 22 (52.38%) VMware Infrastructure
8 19 (45.24%) Microsoft
9 13 (30.95%) DNS
9 13 (30.95%) DHCP
10 11 (26.19%) SQL Server
10 11 (26.19%) Citrix
11 10 (23.81%) Firewall
11 10 (23.81%) XenApp
11 10 (23.81%) Security Cleared
12 8 (19.05%) ITIL
13 7 (16.67%) SCCM
14 6 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
14 6 (14.29%) Network Security
14 6 (14.29%) Hyper-V
14 6 (14.29%) SAN
14 6 (14.29%) Oracle
14 6 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
14 6 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
15 5 (11.90%) Exchange Server 2010
15 5 (11.90%) SharePoint
15 5 (11.90%) Internet
15 5 (11.90%) HP
15 5 (11.90%) SC Cleared
15 5 (11.90%) AppSense

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 27 (64.29%) MS Exchange
2 24 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (11.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (11.90%) SharePoint
4 2 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (4.76%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (4.76%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (2.38%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.76%) MS Visio
2 2 (4.76%) MS Project
2 2 (4.76%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (30.95%) DNS
1 13 (30.95%) DHCP
2 10 (23.81%) Firewall
3 6 (14.29%) Network Security
3 6 (14.29%) SAN
4 5 (11.90%) Internet
5 4 (9.52%) SMS
5 4 (9.52%) NetScaler
6 1 (2.38%) WAN
6 1 (2.38%) LAN
6 1 (2.38%) FTP
6 1 (2.38%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.38%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (26.19%) SQL Server
2 6 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (4.76%) Sybase ASE
3 2 (4.76%) RDBMS
3 2 (4.76%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (4.76%) PVCS
General
1 1 (2.38%) Local Government
1 1 (2.38%) Banking
1 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (42.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 14 (33.33%) Server Engineer
3 8 (19.05%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
4 7 (16.67%) Support Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) Wintel Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) VMware Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Windows Server Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Administrator
7 2 (4.76%) Team Leader
7 2 (4.76%) SQL DBA
7 2 (4.76%) Security Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Network Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) DBA
8 1 (2.38%) Infrastructure Technician
8 1 (2.38%) Support Analyst
8 1 (2.38%) Technical Support
8 1 (2.38%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 1 (2.38%) 3rd Line Support
8 1 (2.38%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.76%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.14%) Thin Client
1 3 (7.14%) Fat Client
2 1 (2.38%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.38%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 42 (100.00%) Windows
2 36 (85.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (9.52%) Windows XP
4 4 (9.52%) Linux
5 2 (4.76%) Windows 7
5 2 (4.76%) Solaris
6 1 (2.38%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.38%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (19.05%) ITIL
2 4 (9.52%) Project Management
3 2 (4.76%) Change Management
3 2 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (4.76%) Information Security
3 2 (4.76%) Database Security
3 2 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (4.76%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (2.38%) Email Management
4 1 (2.38%) PRINCE2
4 1 (2.38%) Performance Management
4 1 (2.38%) Service Management
4 1 (2.38%) Service Delivery
4 1 (2.38%) ITSM
4 1 (2.38%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.76%) PowerShell
1 2 (4.76%) SQL
1 2 (4.76%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (23.81%) Security Cleared
2 5 (11.90%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.76%) MCTS
3 2 (4.76%) MCITP
3 2 (4.76%) CCENT
3 2 (4.76%) A+ Certification
3 2 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (4.76%) MCSE
3 2 (4.76%) MCSA
3 2 (4.76%) MCP
3 2 (4.76%) CCNP
3 2 (4.76%) CCNA
3 2 (4.76%) MCSM
4 1 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.52%) SLA
2 2 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 26 (61.90%) Active Directory
2 22 (52.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (23.81%) XenApp
4 6 (14.29%) Hyper-V
5 5 (11.90%) VMware ESX
6 4 (9.52%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 4 (9.52%) XenServer
6 4 (9.52%) XenDesktop
6 4 (9.52%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (7.14%) vSphere
8 1 (2.38%) Terminal Services
8 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 7 (16.67%) SCCM
2 4 (9.52%) SCOM
3 3 (7.14%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (2.38%) MOM
4 1 (2.38%) WSUS
Vendors
1 33 (78.57%) VMware
2 19 (45.24%) Microsoft
3 11 (26.19%) Citrix
4 6 (14.29%) Oracle
5 5 (11.90%) HP
5 5 (11.90%) AppSense
6 4 (9.52%) CheckPoint
6 4 (9.52%) Sophos
7 3 (7.14%) IBM
7 3 (7.14%) Symantec
7 3 (7.14%) McAfee
8 2 (4.76%) Sybase
8 2 (4.76%) Sun
9 1 (2.38%) Cisco
9 1 (2.38%) NetApp
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