The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2003 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Guildford 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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 29 27 25
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 0.47% 0.60% 0.62%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.57% 2.33% 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
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£313 - £260
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.93 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-14.71% -7.89%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Guildford region.

Operating Systems Category
Guildford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
28 43 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 13.02% 25.75% 18.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 24 11
Average daily rate £375 £205 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+82.92% -25.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £160 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £375 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £315 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.93% -1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 7
Average hourly rate £14.50 £12.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.00% -34.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £15.77
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -1.71%

Windows Server 2003
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

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

Windows Server 2003 Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

Windows Server 2003
Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

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

Windows Server 2003 Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

Windows Server 2003
Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

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

Windows Server 2003 Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (57.14%) MS Exchange
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 3 (42.86%) MS Office
4 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (28.57%) Lync
5 2 (28.57%) Office 365
5 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
5 2 (28.57%) vSphere
5 2 (28.57%) Finance
5 2 (28.57%) SCCM
5 2 (28.57%) MCITP
5 2 (28.57%) VMware
5 2 (28.57%) HP
5 2 (28.57%) Dell
5 2 (28.57%) Citrix
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
5 2 (28.57%) MCSE
5 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
5 2 (28.57%) Cisco
5 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
6 1 (14.29%) SQL
6 1 (14.29%) VoIP
6 1 (14.29%) DHCP
6 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
6 1 (14.29%) SLA

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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 4 (57.14%) MS Exchange
2 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (28.57%) Lync
4 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (14.29%) IIS
4 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Office
2 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) VoIP
1 1 (14.29%) DHCP
1 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
1 1 (14.29%) SAN
1 1 (14.29%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Law
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (28.57%) Support Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Help Desk Support
2 2 (28.57%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Help Desk Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Help Desk Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Server Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Help Desk Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Help Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Clustering
1 1 (14.29%) PDA
1 1 (14.29%) iPhone
1 1 (14.29%) iPad
1 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Storage
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL
1 1 (14.29%) CAD
1 1 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) MCSE
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (28.57%) MCITP
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (14.29%) MCTS
2 1 (14.29%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) vSphere
3 1 (14.29%) Terminal Services
3 1 (14.29%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) SCCM
2 1 (14.29%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) HP
2 2 (28.57%) Dell
2 2 (28.57%) Citrix
2 2 (28.57%) VMware
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco
3 1 (14.29%) 3PAR