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 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 54 41 42
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +1
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 17 15 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.14% 2.87% 3.81%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.33% 10.79% 14.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 4
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.81% -27.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £93 £150 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £370 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 1
Average hourly rate £16.50 £32.50 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.23% +27.45%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-18.60% +30.30%
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
204 139 243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 25.69% 26.58% 25.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 52 92
Average daily rate £320 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £147 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £500 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 24 24
Average hourly rate £15.00 £26.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.30% +73.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.75 £37.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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 August 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Windows Server 2003 Hourly Rate Histogram 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 August 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
Stevenage +4 7 £405 +184.21% 3
Watford - 3 £110 - 2
St Albans - 1 - -
Bishop's Stortford - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Hertford - - - -
Hitchin - - - -
Letchworth - - - -
Potters Bar - - - -
Rickmansworth - - - -
Windows Server 2003
East of England

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 31 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (61.29%) Windows XP
2 19 (61.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (58.06%) Active Directory
4 12 (38.71%) Microsoft
4 12 (38.71%) MS Exchange
5 11 (35.48%) MS Office
5 11 (35.48%) DNS
6 10 (32.26%) VMware
7 9 (29.03%) MS Excel
8 8 (25.81%) Windows 7
8 8 (25.81%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (22.58%) Symantec
10 6 (19.35%) Remedy
10 6 (19.35%) DHCP
10 6 (19.35%) Exchange Server 2010
11 5 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
11 5 (16.13%) TCP/IP
11 5 (16.13%) HP
11 5 (16.13%) Citrix
11 5 (16.13%) Firewall
11 5 (16.13%) Norton AntiVirus
11 5 (16.13%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 5 (16.13%) iPhone
12 4 (12.90%) Blackberry
12 4 (12.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 4 (12.90%) SAN
12 4 (12.90%) CRM
12 4 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2007
12 4 (12.90%) Windows 2000 Server

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 12 (38.71%) MS Exchange
2 6 (19.35%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (12.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (3.23%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (35.48%) MS Office
2 9 (29.03%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (35.48%) DNS
2 6 (19.35%) DHCP
3 5 (16.13%) TCP/IP
3 5 (16.13%) Firewall
4 4 (12.90%) SAN
5 2 (6.45%) Internet
5 2 (6.45%) VPN
5 2 (6.45%) LAN
6 1 (3.23%) WAN
6 1 (3.23%) SMTP
6 1 (3.23%) Ethernet
6 1 (3.23%) FTP
6 1 (3.23%) IPsec
6 1 (3.23%) VLAN
6 1 (3.23%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (9.68%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (6.45%) Publishing
2 2 (6.45%) Retail
3 1 (3.23%) Finance
3 1 (3.23%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (35.48%) Analyst
2 8 (25.81%) Support Analyst
3 7 (22.58%) 1st Line Support
4 6 (19.35%) Technical Support
5 4 (12.90%) Support Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) Support Specialist
5 4 (12.90%) IT Support
6 2 (6.45%) IT Support Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) IT Support Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Network Support
6 2 (6.45%) Network Support Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Service Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (6.45%) Network Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Technical Support Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) iPhone
2 4 (12.90%) Blackberry
3 3 (9.68%) iPad
4 1 (3.23%) Replication
4 1 (3.23%) Clustering
4 1 (3.23%) PKI
4 1 (3.23%) Statistics
4 1 (3.23%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 31 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (61.29%) Windows XP
2 19 (61.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (25.81%) Windows 7
3 8 (25.81%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (12.90%) Windows 2000 Server
5 2 (6.45%) Windows Vista
6 1 (3.23%) Linux
6 1 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (3.23%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (12.90%) CRM
2 2 (6.45%) Problem Management
2 2 (6.45%) Service Delivery
2 2 (6.45%) ITIL
3 1 (3.23%) ITSM
3 1 (3.23%) Workflow
3 1 (3.23%) Validation
3 1 (3.23%) Migration
3 1 (3.23%) Asset Management
3 1 (3.23%) Workflow Management
3 1 (3.23%) Load Balancing
3 1 (3.23%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (3.23%) Network Management
3 1 (3.23%) Performance Improvement
3 1 (3.23%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (3.23%) E-Commerce
3 1 (3.23%) Configuration Management
3 1 (3.23%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.45%) Java
1 2 (6.45%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.23%) Perl
2 1 (3.23%) SQL
2 1 (3.23%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.23%) CCNA
2 1 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (58.06%) Active Directory
2 5 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (9.68%) Terminal Services
4 2 (6.45%) vSphere
5 1 (3.23%) VMFS
5 1 (3.23%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (3.23%) NFS
5 1 (3.23%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (3.23%) XenServer
5 1 (3.23%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 5 (16.13%) Norton AntiVirus
1 5 (16.13%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 3 (9.68%) Backup Exec
3 1 (3.23%) SCCM
3 1 (3.23%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (3.23%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 12 (38.71%) Microsoft
2 10 (32.26%) VMware
3 7 (22.58%) Symantec
4 6 (19.35%) Remedy
5 5 (16.13%) HP
5 5 (16.13%) Citrix
6 2 (6.45%) Cisco
7 1 (3.23%) IBM
7 1 (3.23%) Oracle
7 1 (3.23%) Avaya
7 1 (3.23%) Juniper
7 1 (3.23%) CA
7 1 (3.23%) NetApp
7 1 (3.23%) Sage
7 1 (3.23%) CheckPoint
7 1 (3.23%) McAfee
7 1 (3.23%) Sophos
7 1 (3.23%) Websense
7 1 (3.23%) Wyse
7 1 (3.23%) Altiris