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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 46 32 42
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +10
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 7 34 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.22% 5.28% 3.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.11% 20.24% 14.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 8
Average daily rate £363 £475 £269
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.68% +76.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £245 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £550 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £311 £275
% change year-on-year
+2.81% +13.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Average hourly rate - £29.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+17.18% -3.03%
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
137 168 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 23.87% 26.09% 25.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 69 78
Average daily rate £375 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £200 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £307
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +9.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 31 17
Average hourly rate £15.50 £24.50 £13.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.73% +84.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.35 £10.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £33.50 £23.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -16 2 £413 -13.15%
Rickmansworth - 2 £185 -
Windows Server 2003
East of England

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (92.31%) Microsoft
3 9 (69.23%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (53.85%) Active Directory
4 7 (53.85%) SCCM
5 6 (46.15%) Windows Server
6 5 (38.46%) SCOM
6 5 (38.46%) Citrix
7 4 (30.77%) Windows XP
7 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
7 4 (30.77%) MS Office
7 4 (30.77%) Web Services
8 3 (23.08%) IIS
8 3 (23.08%) SQL
8 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
8 3 (23.08%) Terminal Services
8 3 (23.08%) Cisco
8 3 (23.08%) HP
8 3 (23.08%) DHCP
8 3 (23.08%) DNS
8 3 (23.08%) Firewall
8 3 (23.08%) VMware
8 3 (23.08%) Symantec
8 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (23.08%) PowerShell
8 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (23.08%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 3 (23.08%) Data Centre
8 3 (23.08%) Windows 7
8 3 (23.08%) Hyper-V

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 3 (23.08%) IIS
1 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
2 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (15.38%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (30.77%) MS Office
2 2 (15.38%) AutoCAD
2 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) DHCP
1 3 (23.08%) DNS
1 3 (23.08%) Firewall
2 2 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (15.38%) Ethernet
2 2 (15.38%) Internet
2 2 (15.38%) LAN
2 2 (15.38%) SAN
2 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
2 2 (15.38%) WAN
3 1 (7.69%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 2 (15.38%) Military
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Hyper-V Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) IT Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) IT Support
3 2 (15.38%) IT Support Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Network Team Leader
3 2 (15.38%) SCCM Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Support Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Team Leader
4 1 (7.69%) Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) DBA
4 1 (7.69%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle DBA
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Operations Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) Web Services
2 2 (15.38%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Data Centre
2 2 (15.38%) Clustering
2 2 (15.38%) iPhone
2 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
2 2 (15.38%) Mathematics
3 1 (7.69%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (69.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (46.15%) Windows Server
4 4 (30.77%) Windows XP
5 3 (23.08%) Windows 7
5 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (15.38%) Linux
6 2 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (15.38%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
1 2 (15.38%) High Availability
1 2 (15.38%) ITIL
1 2 (15.38%) Mobile Device Management
1 2 (15.38%) Network Load Balancing
1 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
1 2 (15.38%) Service Management
1 2 (15.38%) SOA
2 1 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (7.69%) Migration
2 1 (7.69%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) PowerShell
1 3 (23.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) MCP
1 2 (15.38%) MCSE
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
1 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
1 2 (15.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (53.85%) Active Directory
2 3 (23.08%) Hyper-V
2 3 (23.08%) Terminal Services
2 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (15.38%) Terminal Server
3 2 (15.38%) VMware ESX
3 2 (15.38%) vSphere
3 2 (15.38%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (53.85%) SCCM
2 5 (38.46%) SCOM
3 3 (23.08%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 12 (92.31%) Microsoft
2 5 (38.46%) Citrix
3 3 (23.08%) Cisco
3 3 (23.08%) HP
3 3 (23.08%) Symantec
3 3 (23.08%) VMware
4 2 (15.38%) Apple
4 2 (15.38%) Red Hat
5 1 (7.69%) CheckPoint
5 1 (7.69%) Dell
5 1 (7.69%) Forcepoint
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle