The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2003 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire 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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 41 42 37
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -5
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 34 19 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 4.00% 2.82% 3.57%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.32% 11.11% 12.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 6 9
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£425 £231 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+83.78% -2.63%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £290 £308
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -5.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 5
Average hourly rate £9.50 £16.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.42% -49.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.00 £13.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £29.75 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £16.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+17.18% -15.78%
Windows Server 2003
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
222 171 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 26.15% 25.41% 28.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 73 70
Average daily rate £338 £269 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.58% -14.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £160 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £490 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 37 19
Average hourly rate £9.50 £15.50 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.70% -40.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.95 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £29.75 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.40%

Windows Server 2003
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Windows Server 2003 Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Windows Server 2003
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Windows Server 2003 Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Windows Server 2003
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015.

Windows Server 2003 Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

Windows Server 2003
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Windows Server 2003 Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Windows Server 2003
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 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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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
Watford +13 16 £425 - 1
Welwyn Garden City -7 5 £350 -
Stevenage -8 5 - - 1
Hemel Hempstead 0 2 - - 1
Royston - 2 £175 -
Windows Server 2003
East of England

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 64 (100.00%) Windows
2 48 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 46 (71.88%) Windows Server 2012
4 44 (68.75%) Active Directory
5 40 (62.50%) Citrix
6 35 (54.69%) Microsoft
7 31 (48.44%) VMware
8 27 (42.19%) Data Centre
9 26 (40.63%) Hyper-V
9 26 (40.63%) HP
10 25 (39.06%) DNS
11 21 (32.81%) DHCP
12 20 (31.25%) Dell
13 18 (28.13%) Symantec
13 18 (28.13%) VMware Infrastructure
14 17 (26.56%) SCCM
14 17 (26.56%) SCOM
15 16 (25.00%) PowerShell
15 16 (25.00%) Windows 2000 Server
15 16 (25.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
15 16 (25.00%) Terminal Services
16 14 (21.88%) Project Management
16 14 (21.88%) Cisco
16 14 (21.88%) TCP/IP
16 14 (21.88%) Windows XP
17 13 (20.31%) ITIL
18 12 (18.75%) MS Office
18 12 (18.75%) Apple
18 12 (18.75%) Android
18 12 (18.75%) XenApp

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 10 (15.63%) MS Exchange
2 6 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (7.81%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (7.81%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (7.81%) IIS
4 1 (1.56%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.56%) NetWeaver
4 1 (1.56%) Lync
Applications
1 12 (18.75%) MS Office
2 2 (3.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) SAP ERP
1 1 (1.56%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (39.06%) DNS
2 21 (32.81%) DHCP
3 14 (21.88%) TCP/IP
4 11 (17.19%) SAN
5 6 (9.38%) Firewall
6 5 (7.81%) NAS
6 5 (7.81%) WAN
6 5 (7.81%) LAN
7 3 (4.69%) VLAN
8 2 (3.13%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (3.13%) Internet
8 2 (3.13%) Ethernet
9 1 (1.56%) PBX
9 1 (1.56%) Intranet
9 1 (1.56%) Unified Communications
9 1 (1.56%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.56%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.56%) SAP BW
2 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.56%) MaxDB
Development Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Oracle Forms
General
1 3 (4.69%) Finance
2 2 (3.13%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.56%) Legal
3 1 (1.56%) Retail
3 1 (1.56%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 16 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 12 (18.75%) 2nd Line Support
3 9 (14.06%) Analyst
4 8 (12.50%) Desktop Support
4 8 (12.50%) Administrator
5 7 (10.94%) Help Desk Support
6 6 (9.38%) 1st Line Support
7 4 (6.25%) Technical Support
7 4 (6.25%) Data Centre Engineer
7 4 (6.25%) Storage Analyst
8 3 (4.69%) Support Analyst
8 3 (4.69%) Systems Administrator
8 3 (4.69%) Support Engineer
8 3 (4.69%) 3rd Line Support
8 3 (4.69%) Windows Administrator
8 3 (4.69%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (3.13%) Migration Engineer
9 2 (3.13%) Network Manager
9 2 (3.13%) Consultant
9 2 (3.13%) Wintel Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.81%) .NET
2 2 (3.13%) Web Services
3 1 (1.56%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 27 (42.19%) Data Centre
2 5 (7.81%) Management Information System
2 5 (7.81%) Clustering
2 5 (7.81%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.25%) Symmetrix DMX
3 4 (6.25%) CMDB
3 4 (6.25%) Celerra
3 4 (6.25%) Replication
3 4 (6.25%) CLARiiON
3 4 (6.25%) Symmetrix
3 4 (6.25%) EMC Centera
3 4 (6.25%) EMC VNX
3 4 (6.25%) HP StoreVirtual
4 3 (4.69%) PKI
5 2 (3.13%) HP Storage
5 2 (3.13%) FMCG
5 2 (3.13%) iPhone
5 2 (3.13%) VLE
5 2 (3.13%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (1.56%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 64 (100.00%) Windows
2 48 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 46 (71.88%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (25.00%) Windows 2000 Server
5 14 (21.88%) Windows XP
6 12 (18.75%) Android
7 11 (17.19%) Windows 7
8 4 (6.25%) Windows 8
9 2 (3.13%) Apple iOS
9 2 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (3.13%) Mac OS X
9 2 (3.13%) Linux
10 1 (1.56%) Windows 2000
10 1 (1.56%) Solaris
10 1 (1.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (21.88%) Project Management
2 13 (20.31%) ITIL
3 7 (10.94%) Asset Management
3 7 (10.94%) Migration
4 6 (9.38%) Change Management
4 6 (9.38%) Server Building
5 5 (7.81%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (7.81%) Build Automation
5 5 (7.81%) Capacity Planning
5 5 (7.81%) Service Delivery
6 4 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (6.25%) Risk Management
7 3 (4.69%) Configuration Management
7 3 (4.69%) Time Management
8 2 (3.13%) Data Protection
8 2 (3.13%) High Availability
8 2 (3.13%) Change Control
8 2 (3.13%) Network Load Balancing
8 2 (3.13%) Information Security
8 2 (3.13%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 10 (15.63%) SQL
3 4 (6.25%) C#
4 3 (4.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (15.63%) CCNA
1 10 (15.63%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (7.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (7.81%) MCSE
3 4 (6.25%) Degree
4 2 (3.13%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.13%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.56%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.13%) SLA
2 1 (1.56%) QA
System Software
1 44 (68.75%) Active Directory
2 26 (40.63%) Hyper-V
3 18 (28.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (25.00%) Terminal Services
5 12 (18.75%) XenApp
6 8 (12.50%) VMware ESX
7 5 (7.81%) vSphere
8 2 (3.13%) XenServer
8 2 (3.13%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (1.56%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (1.56%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 17 (26.56%) SCCM
1 17 (26.56%) SCOM
2 16 (25.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 4 (6.25%) SCOrch
3 4 (6.25%) Puppet
4 1 (1.56%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.56%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.56%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 40 (62.50%) Citrix
2 35 (54.69%) Microsoft
3 31 (48.44%) VMware
4 26 (40.63%) HP
5 20 (31.25%) Dell
6 18 (28.13%) Symantec
7 14 (21.88%) Cisco
8 12 (18.75%) Apple
9 7 (10.94%) 3PAR
9 7 (10.94%) EMC
10 6 (9.38%) Oracle
10 6 (9.38%) NetApp
11 5 (7.81%) ServiceNow
12 4 (6.25%) Brocade
12 4 (6.25%) IBM
13 2 (3.13%) Red Hat
14 1 (1.56%) Avaya
14 1 (1.56%) Sophos
14 1 (1.56%) ReadSoft
14 1 (1.56%) SAP