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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 59 42 39
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -3
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 17 11 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.02% 2.24% 3.91%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.25% 8.21% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 3
Average daily rate
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£215 £275 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.81% -18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £93 £171 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £411 £375 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £303 £300 £310
% change year-on-year
+1.08% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 4
Average hourly rate £17.00 £26.28 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.29% +16.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £15.30 £16.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.75 £37.26 £26.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
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
206 134 247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 24.52% 27.35% 25.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 46 77
Average daily rate £335 £300 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.66% -29.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £140 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 20 30
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.75 £39.25 £34.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.51% -8.82%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 19 September 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 0 4 £320 +204.76% 1
Watford - 4 £110 - 1
St Albans - 2 - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - - 1
Hertford - - - -
Hitchin - - - -
Letchworth - - - -
Potters Bar - - - -
Windows Server 2003
East of England

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 32 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (62.50%) Windows XP
3 19 (59.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 12 (37.50%) MS Office
6 11 (34.38%) Microsoft
6 11 (34.38%) MS Exchange
6 11 (34.38%) VMware
7 10 (31.25%) MS Excel
7 10 (31.25%) DNS
7 10 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (21.88%) Symantec
8 7 (21.88%) Windows 7
8 7 (21.88%) Exchange Server 2010
9 6 (18.75%) Remedy
10 5 (15.63%) Firewall
10 5 (15.63%) Norton AntiVirus
10 5 (15.63%) Citrix
10 5 (15.63%) DHCP
10 5 (15.63%) VMware Infrastructure
10 5 (15.63%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 5 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
11 4 (12.50%) TCP/IP
11 4 (12.50%) CRM
11 4 (12.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 4 (12.50%) SAN
12 3 (9.38%) HP
12 3 (9.38%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (9.38%) LAN

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 11 (34.38%) MS Exchange
2 7 (21.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (12.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (3.13%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (37.50%) MS Office
2 10 (31.25%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (31.25%) DNS
2 5 (15.63%) Firewall
2 5 (15.63%) DHCP
3 4 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 4 (12.50%) SAN
4 3 (9.38%) LAN
4 3 (9.38%) VPN
5 2 (6.25%) Internet
6 1 (3.13%) IPsec
6 1 (3.13%) LDAP
6 1 (3.13%) WAN
6 1 (3.13%) SMTP
6 1 (3.13%) Ethernet
6 1 (3.13%) FTP
6 1 (3.13%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (9.38%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (6.25%) Publishing
3 1 (3.13%) Finance
3 1 (3.13%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (34.38%) Analyst
2 8 (25.00%) Support Analyst
3 7 (21.88%) 1st Line Support
4 6 (18.75%) Technical Support
5 4 (12.50%) Support Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) Support Specialist
6 3 (9.38%) IT Support
7 2 (6.25%) Network Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Service Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (6.25%) Network Support
7 2 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) IT Support Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Network Support Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) Help Desk Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) Consultant
8 1 (3.13%) Network Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.38%) iPhone
2 3 (9.38%) iPad
3 2 (6.25%) Blackberry
4 1 (3.13%) FMCG
4 1 (3.13%) PKI
4 1 (3.13%) Statistics
4 1 (3.13%) Clustering
4 1 (3.13%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 32 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (62.50%) Windows XP
3 19 (59.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (21.88%) Windows 7
6 2 (6.25%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (6.25%) Windows Vista
6 2 (6.25%) Linux
7 1 (3.13%) Windows 2000
7 1 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (3.13%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (12.50%) CRM
2 2 (6.25%) Migration
2 2 (6.25%) Problem Management
2 2 (6.25%) ITIL
3 1 (3.13%) ITSM
3 1 (3.13%) Workflow
3 1 (3.13%) Configuration Management
3 1 (3.13%) E-Commerce
3 1 (3.13%) ERP
3 1 (3.13%) Load Balancing
3 1 (3.13%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (3.13%) Asset Management
3 1 (3.13%) Workflow Management
3 1 (3.13%) Validation
3 1 (3.13%) Quality Management
3 1 (3.13%) Network Management
3 1 (3.13%) Performance Improvement
3 1 (3.13%) People Management
3 1 (3.13%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (3.13%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.25%) PowerShell
1 2 (6.25%) SQL
2 1 (3.13%) Perl
2 1 (3.13%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.13%) CCNA
2 1 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 16 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (15.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.25%) vSphere
4 1 (3.13%) Terminal Services
4 1 (3.13%) NFS
4 1 (3.13%) XenServer
4 1 (3.13%) DFS Replication
4 1 (3.13%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (3.13%) VMFS
4 1 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (15.63%) Norton AntiVirus
1 5 (15.63%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 3 (9.38%) Backup Exec
3 1 (3.13%) SCCM
3 1 (3.13%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (3.13%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 11 (34.38%) Microsoft
1 11 (34.38%) VMware
2 7 (21.88%) Symantec
3 6 (18.75%) Remedy
4 5 (15.63%) Citrix
5 3 (9.38%) HP
6 2 (6.25%) Cisco
7 1 (3.13%) Wyse
7 1 (3.13%) CA
7 1 (3.13%) Epicor
7 1 (3.13%) NetApp
7 1 (3.13%) Sage
7 1 (3.13%) CheckPoint
7 1 (3.13%) Websense
7 1 (3.13%) Sophos
7 1 (3.13%) McAfee
7 1 (3.13%) Oracle
7 1 (3.13%) IBM
7 1 (3.13%) Avaya
7 1 (3.13%) Juniper