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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 47 37 22
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -15
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 9 16 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.84% 3.49% 3.60%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.12% 14.16% 12.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 2
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£150 £313 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-52.00% +1.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £141 £149 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £382 £322
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 5
Average hourly rate - £24.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +28.94%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.25 £17.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -18.60%
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
147 113 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 30.06% 24.62% 29.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 55 19
Average daily rate £350 £340 £130
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +161.53%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 9 15
Average hourly rate £13.00 £24.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.93% +28.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £12.08 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.90 £145.75 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 August 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 August 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 -3 7 £191 +27.50% 1
Cheltenham -8 1 £128 -65.74%
Tewkesbury - 1 - -
Windows Server 2003
South West

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 34 (100.00%) Windows
2 27 (79.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (64.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 19 (55.88%) Active Directory
5 16 (47.06%) VMware
6 13 (38.24%) VMware Infrastructure
7 12 (35.29%) DNS
8 9 (26.47%) MS Exchange
8 9 (26.47%) Citrix
8 9 (26.47%) Microsoft
8 9 (26.47%) Security Cleared
9 8 (23.53%) Windows 7
9 8 (23.53%) DHCP
9 8 (23.53%) SQL
9 8 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2007
10 7 (20.59%) SQL Server
10 7 (20.59%) HP
10 7 (20.59%) Data Centre
11 6 (17.65%) vSphere
11 6 (17.65%) Clustering
11 6 (17.65%) SC Cleared
11 6 (17.65%) Migration
12 5 (14.71%) Cisco
12 5 (14.71%) Hyper-V
13 4 (11.76%) Data Protection
13 4 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
13 4 (11.76%) Application Discovery
13 4 (11.76%) Mentoring
13 4 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
13 4 (11.76%) Windows XP

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 9 (26.47%) MS Exchange
2 8 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (5.88%) IIS
5 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 4 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (35.29%) DNS
2 8 (23.53%) DHCP
3 4 (11.76%) SAN
4 2 (5.88%) VoIP
4 2 (5.88%) NAS
4 2 (5.88%) Unified Communications
5 1 (2.94%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.59%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (8.82%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 3 (8.82%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (44.12%) Consultant
2 7 (20.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (17.65%) Technical Consultant
4 5 (14.71%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 4 (11.76%) Architect
6 3 (8.82%) Support Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) Technical Architect
6 3 (8.82%) Technical Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) Active Directory Consultant
7 2 (5.88%) Wintel Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (5.88%) Server Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (5.88%) Desktop Support
8 1 (2.94%) Systems Administrator
8 1 (2.94%) Technical Support
8 1 (2.94%) Applications Support
8 1 (2.94%) Applications Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.59%) Data Centre
2 6 (17.65%) Clustering
3 2 (5.88%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 34 (100.00%) Windows
2 27 (79.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (64.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (23.53%) Windows 7
5 4 (11.76%) Windows XP
6 3 (8.82%) Linux
7 1 (2.94%) Windows 2000
7 1 (2.94%) Windows NT
7 1 (2.94%) UNIX
7 1 (2.94%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (17.65%) Migration
2 4 (11.76%) Data Protection
2 4 (11.76%) Mentoring
2 4 (11.76%) Application Discovery
3 3 (8.82%) Patch Management
3 3 (8.82%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (8.82%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (2.94%) Project Management
4 1 (2.94%) Load Balancing
4 1 (2.94%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (23.53%) SQL
2 3 (8.82%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (26.47%) Security Cleared
2 6 (17.65%) SC Cleared
3 3 (8.82%) DV Cleared
3 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (8.82%) MCTS
3 3 (8.82%) MCITP
System Software
1 19 (55.88%) Active Directory
2 13 (38.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (17.65%) vSphere
4 5 (14.71%) Hyper-V
5 3 (8.82%) Firmware
6 2 (5.88%) ISA Server
7 1 (2.94%) VMware ESX
7 1 (2.94%) XenDesktop
7 1 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (8.82%) SCCM
2 1 (2.94%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (2.94%) NetBackup
2 1 (2.94%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 16 (47.06%) VMware
2 9 (26.47%) Microsoft
2 9 (26.47%) Citrix
3 7 (20.59%) HP
4 5 (14.71%) Cisco
5 2 (5.88%) EMC
5 2 (5.88%) Juniper
5 2 (5.88%) Hitachi
5 2 (5.88%) Websense
5 2 (5.88%) TOWER Software
6 1 (2.94%) Capita
6 1 (2.94%) Acronis
6 1 (2.94%) Veritas
6 1 (2.94%) Lotus
6 1 (2.94%) Symantec
6 1 (2.94%) Sophos
6 1 (2.94%) Oracle
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