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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 44 14 46
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +32
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 13 31 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 2.54% 10.47% 0.99%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.93% 26.05% 2.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 18 2
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£325 £300 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £150 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £403 £376
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 1
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.10 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-3.30% +0.54%
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
164 119 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 32.03% 40.20% 37.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 48 53
Average daily rate £385 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.33% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £150 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £411 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.20% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 24 15
Average hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £36.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -51.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £74.00 £30.00 £40.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -14.28%

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 24 December 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Windows Server 2003 Hourly Rate Histogram 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 24 December 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 -11 7 £303 +0.83%
Cheltenham -12 3 £504 -
Tewkesbury - - - -
Windows Server 2003
South West

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 31 (100.00%) Windows
2 26 (83.87%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (45.16%) Microsoft
3 14 (45.16%) Active Directory
4 13 (41.94%) VMware
5 11 (35.48%) Security Cleared
6 10 (32.26%) DNS
7 9 (29.03%) MS Exchange
7 9 (29.03%) HP
8 8 (25.81%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (25.81%) Windows XP
9 7 (22.58%) MS Excel
9 7 (22.58%) DHCP
9 7 (22.58%) TCP/IP
9 7 (22.58%) VMware Infrastructure
9 7 (22.58%) Exchange Server 2007
10 6 (19.35%) Windows 7
10 6 (19.35%) LAN
10 6 (19.35%) ITIL
10 6 (19.35%) Citrix
10 6 (19.35%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (19.35%) WAN
11 5 (16.13%) MS Office
11 5 (16.13%) SharePoint
11 5 (16.13%) SCCM
11 5 (16.13%) SC Cleared
11 5 (16.13%) Software Deployment
11 5 (16.13%) Windows 2000 Server
12 4 (12.90%) DV Cleared
12 4 (12.90%) HP Quality Center

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 9 (29.03%) MS Exchange
2 7 (22.58%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (16.13%) SharePoint
4 3 (9.68%) IIS
4 3 (9.68%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (9.68%) SharePoint Server
4 3 (9.68%) MS Project Server
4 3 (9.68%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 7 (22.58%) MS Excel
2 5 (16.13%) MS Office
3 3 (9.68%) MS Project
4 2 (6.45%) MS Visio
4 2 (6.45%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Changepoint
Communications & Networking
1 10 (32.26%) DNS
2 7 (22.58%) DHCP
2 7 (22.58%) TCP/IP
3 6 (19.35%) LAN
3 6 (19.35%) WAN
4 3 (9.68%) SMS
5 2 (6.45%) SAN
5 2 (6.45%) Internet
5 2 (6.45%) Firewall
6 1 (3.23%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MSI
2 1 (3.23%) WinRunner
2 1 (3.23%) TestDirector
2 1 (3.23%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 3 (9.68%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.45%) Publishing
3 1 (3.23%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (29.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (25.81%) Server Engineer
3 6 (19.35%) Deployment Engineer
4 5 (16.13%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) Project Manager
6 3 (9.68%) Consultant
6 3 (9.68%) Administrator
7 2 (6.45%) Security Administrator
7 2 (6.45%) Help Desk Support
7 2 (6.45%) Service Desk Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) Help Desk Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) 1st Line Support
7 2 (6.45%) Service Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (6.45%) Desktop Support
7 2 (6.45%) Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) SharePoint Consultant
7 2 (6.45%) Windows Administrator
7 2 (6.45%) Windows Systems Administrator
8 1 (3.23%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.68%) Windows SharePoint Services
2 1 (3.23%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Clustering
1 3 (9.68%) PDA
1 3 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.23%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.23%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 31 (100.00%) Windows
2 26 (83.87%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (25.81%) Windows XP
3 8 (25.81%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (19.35%) Windows 7
5 5 (16.13%) Windows 2000 Server
6 3 (9.68%) Windows Vista
7 2 (6.45%) Linux
8 1 (3.23%) Windows 2000
8 1 (3.23%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (19.35%) ITIL
2 5 (16.13%) Software Deployment
3 4 (12.90%) Project Management
4 3 (9.68%) Validation
4 3 (9.68%) Change Control
4 3 (9.68%) Project Planning
4 3 (9.68%) Network Load Balancing
5 2 (6.45%) Mentoring
5 2 (6.45%) Migration
5 2 (6.45%) Asset Management
5 2 (6.45%) Service Delivery
5 2 (6.45%) PRINCE2
6 1 (3.23%) Data Modelling
6 1 (3.23%) Change Management
6 1 (3.23%) Software Testing
6 1 (3.23%) Coaching
6 1 (3.23%) Test Scripting
6 1 (3.23%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.90%) SQL
1 4 (12.90%) PowerShell
2 2 (6.45%) VBScript
2 2 (6.45%) VB
3 1 (3.23%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.23%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (35.48%) Security Cleared
2 6 (19.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (16.13%) SC Cleared
4 4 (12.90%) DV Cleared
4 4 (12.90%) MCSE
5 2 (6.45%) MCITP
5 2 (6.45%) MCP
6 1 (3.23%) Degree
6 1 (3.23%) MCSA
6 1 (3.23%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) QA
2 2 (6.45%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (45.16%) Active Directory
2 7 (22.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (9.68%) Hyper-V
3 3 (9.68%) XenApp
3 3 (9.68%) vSphere
4 2 (6.45%) ISA Server
4 2 (6.45%) VMware Server
5 1 (3.23%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (16.13%) SCCM
2 4 (12.90%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (6.45%) WSUS
4 1 (3.23%) Netcool
4 1 (3.23%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 14 (45.16%) Microsoft
2 13 (41.94%) VMware
3 9 (29.03%) HP
4 6 (19.35%) Citrix
5 3 (9.68%) NetApp
5 3 (9.68%) Remedy
5 3 (9.68%) Primavera
6 2 (6.45%) Oracle
7 1 (3.23%) Cisco
7 1 (3.23%) McAfee
7 1 (3.23%) Veritas
7 1 (3.23%) F5