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 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 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 37 25 47
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +22
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 11 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 2.46% 3.27% 1.08%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.86% 10.26% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 3
Average daily rate
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£356 £325 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.61% +62.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £143 £325 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £382 £325 £220
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £308 £297
% change year-on-year
-5.69% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 0
Average hourly rate £24.50 £19.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.94% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +8.57%
Operating Systems Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
140 78 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 31.25% 31.84% 27.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 28 77
Average daily rate £350 £218 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.91% -45.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £130 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £375 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 18 6
Average hourly rate £15.75 £13.75 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.54% -31.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £21.75 £21.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -4.70%
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 28 July 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 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
Gloucester -10 5 £150 - 3
Cheltenham -4 2 £382 +17.61% 1
Cirencester - - - -
Stroud - - - -
Windows Server 2003
South West

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 25 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (88.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (72.00%) Microsoft
4 15 (60.00%) Active Directory
4 15 (60.00%) VMware
5 14 (56.00%) MS Exchange
6 12 (48.00%) Exchange Server 2007
7 11 (44.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (28.00%) DNS
8 7 (28.00%) SQL Server
9 6 (24.00%) Citrix
9 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
10 5 (20.00%) HP
10 5 (20.00%) Windows XP
10 5 (20.00%) DHCP
10 5 (20.00%) Firewall
11 4 (16.00%) Telecoms
11 4 (16.00%) SAN
11 4 (16.00%) NetApp
11 4 (16.00%) Oracle
11 4 (16.00%) TCP/IP
11 4 (16.00%) SQL
11 4 (16.00%) MS Excel
11 4 (16.00%) SharePoint
11 4 (16.00%) SharePoint 2010
11 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2012
11 4 (16.00%) SharePoint 2013
11 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (16.00%) Security Cleared

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 14 (56.00%) MS Exchange
2 12 (48.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (16.00%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (16.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (16.00%) SharePoint
5 2 (8.00%) IIS
5 2 (8.00%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (4.00%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 4 (16.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (12.00%) MS Visio
2 3 (12.00%) MS Project
3 2 (8.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (28.00%) DNS
2 5 (20.00%) Firewall
2 5 (20.00%) DHCP
3 4 (16.00%) SAN
3 4 (16.00%) Network Security
3 4 (16.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (12.00%) Internet
5 1 (4.00%) Wireless
5 1 (4.00%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (4.00%) FTP
5 1 (4.00%) LAN
5 1 (4.00%) WAN
5 1 (4.00%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (28.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (8.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (8.00%) RDBMS
3 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (8.00%) Sybase ASE
3 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) PVCS
1 2 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (16.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (24.00%) Server Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Support Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Administrator
4 3 (12.00%) Team Leader
5 2 (8.00%) SQL DBA
5 2 (8.00%) Network Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) DBA
5 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Deployment Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) SharePoint Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Windows Administrator
6 1 (4.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.00%) SharePoint Developer
6 1 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) IT Support
6 1 (4.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Technical Support
6 1 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) .NET
1 2 (8.00%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Thin Client
1 3 (12.00%) Fat Client
2 2 (8.00%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.00%) Clustering
3 1 (4.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (4.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 25 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (88.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (20.00%) Windows XP
5 2 (8.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (8.00%) Solaris
5 2 (8.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (12.00%) ITIL
1 3 (12.00%) Project Management
1 3 (12.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (8.00%) Change Management
2 2 (8.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (8.00%) Systems Analysis
2 2 (8.00%) Network Load Balancing
2 2 (8.00%) Problem Management
2 2 (8.00%) Database Security
2 2 (8.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (8.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (8.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (8.00%) Change Control
3 1 (4.00%) Software Deployment
3 1 (4.00%) Email Management
3 1 (4.00%) Performance Management
3 1 (4.00%) Project Planning
3 1 (4.00%) Service Management
3 1 (4.00%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.00%) SQL
2 3 (12.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (8.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (8.00%) VBScript
3 2 (8.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (8.00%) DV Cleared
3 2 (8.00%) MCP
3 2 (8.00%) MCSE
4 1 (4.00%) CCNP
4 1 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.00%) QA
2 1 (4.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 15 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 11 (44.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (16.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (8.00%) XenApp
4 2 (8.00%) vSphere
4 2 (8.00%) ISA Server
5 1 (4.00%) VMware ESX
5 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (4.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (4.00%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) WSUS
1 1 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (4.00%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 18 (72.00%) Microsoft
2 15 (60.00%) VMware
3 6 (24.00%) Citrix
4 5 (20.00%) HP
5 4 (16.00%) NetApp
5 4 (16.00%) Oracle
6 2 (8.00%) Sybase
6 2 (8.00%) Sun
6 2 (8.00%) CheckPoint
7 1 (4.00%) Primavera
7 1 (4.00%) Cisco
7 1 (4.00%) AppSense
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