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 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 36 36 42
Rank change year-on-year
0 +6
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 31 19 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.87% 3.13% 3.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.35% 11.05% 10.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 8 6
Average daily rate
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£385 £169 £205
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+128.14% -17.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £124 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £568 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £290 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -7.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 3
Average hourly rate £9.50 £16.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.62% -50.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.46 £15.75 £18.88
% change year-on-year
+17.20% -16.55%
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
216 172 185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 26.93% 28.29% 29.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 72 72
Average daily rate £350 £250 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -16.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £140 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 31 17
Average hourly rate £9.50 £15.25 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.70% -41.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £25.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -6.25%

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 3 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 3 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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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 +3 13 £425 - 2
Welwyn Garden City -6 5 £350 -
Stevenage -8 3 - - 2
Hemel Hempstead -3 2 - -
Royston - 2 £175 -
St Albans -1 1 - -
Windows Server 2003
East of England

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 3 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 61 (100.00%) Windows
2 47 (77.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 42 (68.85%) Windows Server 2012
4 41 (67.21%) Active Directory
5 37 (60.66%) Citrix
6 32 (52.46%) Microsoft
7 29 (47.54%) VMware
8 27 (44.26%) HP
9 25 (40.98%) DNS
10 23 (37.70%) Hyper-V
11 22 (36.07%) Data Centre
12 21 (34.43%) DHCP
13 20 (32.79%) Dell
14 16 (26.23%) Project Management
14 16 (26.23%) Windows 2000 Server
14 16 (26.23%) VMware Infrastructure
15 14 (22.95%) Symantec
15 14 (22.95%) Cisco
15 14 (22.95%) TCP/IP
15 14 (22.95%) Windows XP
16 13 (21.31%) MS Office
16 13 (21.31%) ITIL
16 13 (21.31%) SCCM
16 13 (21.31%) SCOM
17 12 (19.67%) PowerShell
17 12 (19.67%) XenApp
17 12 (19.67%) Android
17 12 (19.67%) Windows 7
17 12 (19.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
17 12 (19.67%) Terminal Services

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 11 (18.03%) MS Exchange
2 6 (9.84%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (8.20%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (8.20%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (3.28%) IIS
5 1 (1.64%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.64%) NetWeaver
5 1 (1.64%) Lync
Applications
1 13 (21.31%) MS Office
2 3 (4.92%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) SAP ERP
1 1 (1.64%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.92%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (40.98%) DNS
2 21 (34.43%) DHCP
3 14 (22.95%) TCP/IP
4 11 (18.03%) SAN
5 6 (9.84%) Firewall
6 5 (8.20%) NAS
6 5 (8.20%) WAN
6 5 (8.20%) LAN
7 2 (3.28%) Ethernet
7 2 (3.28%) Internet
7 2 (3.28%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (3.28%) VLAN
8 1 (1.64%) Network Security
8 1 (1.64%) Unified Communications
8 1 (1.64%) PBX
8 1 (1.64%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.64%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.64%) SAP BW
2 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.64%) MaxDB
Development Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Oracle Forms
General
1 3 (4.92%) Finance
2 2 (3.28%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.64%) Legal
3 1 (1.64%) Retail
3 1 (1.64%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 13 (21.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 12 (19.67%) 2nd Line Support
3 9 (14.75%) Analyst
4 8 (13.11%) Desktop Support
4 8 (13.11%) Administrator
5 7 (11.48%) Help Desk Support
6 6 (9.84%) 1st Line Support
7 5 (8.20%) Data Centre Engineer
8 4 (6.56%) Storage Analyst
9 3 (4.92%) Windows Administrator
9 3 (4.92%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (4.92%) Support Engineer
9 3 (4.92%) 3rd Line Support
9 3 (4.92%) Support Analyst
9 3 (4.92%) Technical Support
9 3 (4.92%) Systems Administrator
10 2 (3.28%) Consultant
10 2 (3.28%) Network Manager
10 2 (3.28%) Project Engineer
10 2 (3.28%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.28%) .NET
1 2 (3.28%) Web Services
2 1 (1.64%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 22 (36.07%) Data Centre
2 5 (8.20%) Management Information System
2 5 (8.20%) Clustering
2 5 (8.20%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.56%) Symmetrix DMX
3 4 (6.56%) Celerra
3 4 (6.56%) Replication
3 4 (6.56%) CLARiiON
3 4 (6.56%) Symmetrix
3 4 (6.56%) EMC Centera
3 4 (6.56%) EMC VNX
3 4 (6.56%) HP StoreVirtual
4 2 (3.28%) VLE
4 2 (3.28%) Freedom of Information
4 2 (3.28%) PKI
4 2 (3.28%) iPhone
4 2 (3.28%) HP Storage
5 1 (1.64%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.64%) NHS
5 1 (1.64%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 61 (100.00%) Windows
2 47 (77.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 42 (68.85%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (26.23%) Windows 2000 Server
5 14 (22.95%) Windows XP
6 12 (19.67%) Android
6 12 (19.67%) Windows 7
7 5 (8.20%) Windows 8
8 2 (3.28%) Apple iOS
8 2 (3.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (3.28%) Mac OS X
8 2 (3.28%) Linux
9 1 (1.64%) Windows 2000
9 1 (1.64%) Solaris
9 1 (1.64%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (26.23%) Project Management
2 13 (21.31%) ITIL
3 6 (9.84%) Change Management
3 6 (9.84%) Asset Management
3 6 (9.84%) Migration
4 5 (8.20%) Service Delivery
4 5 (8.20%) Capacity Planning
4 5 (8.20%) Root Cause Analysis
4 5 (8.20%) Server Building
5 4 (6.56%) Build Automation
5 4 (6.56%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (6.56%) Risk Management
6 2 (3.28%) E-Commerce
6 2 (3.28%) Information Security
6 2 (3.28%) Network Load Balancing
6 2 (3.28%) Data Protection
6 2 (3.28%) Information Management
6 2 (3.28%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (3.28%) Strategic Planning
6 2 (3.28%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 12 (19.67%) PowerShell
2 6 (9.84%) SQL
3 3 (4.92%) C#
4 2 (3.28%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (16.39%) CCNA
1 10 (16.39%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (8.20%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (8.20%) MCSE
3 4 (6.56%) Degree
4 2 (3.28%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.28%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.64%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.28%) SLA
2 1 (1.64%) QA
System Software
1 41 (67.21%) Active Directory
2 23 (37.70%) Hyper-V
3 16 (26.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (19.67%) XenApp
4 12 (19.67%) Terminal Services
5 9 (14.75%) VMware ESX
6 5 (8.20%) vSphere
7 2 (3.28%) XenServer
7 2 (3.28%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (1.64%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (1.64%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 13 (21.31%) SCCM
1 13 (21.31%) SCOM
2 12 (19.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 3 (4.92%) SCOrch
3 3 (4.92%) Puppet
4 1 (1.64%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.64%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.64%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 37 (60.66%) Citrix
2 32 (52.46%) Microsoft
3 29 (47.54%) VMware
4 27 (44.26%) HP
5 20 (32.79%) Dell
6 14 (22.95%) Cisco
6 14 (22.95%) Symantec
7 12 (19.67%) Apple
8 6 (9.84%) 3PAR
8 6 (9.84%) NetApp
8 6 (9.84%) EMC
9 4 (6.56%) IBM
9 4 (6.56%) Brocade
9 4 (6.56%) ServiceNow
10 3 (4.92%) Oracle
11 2 (3.28%) Red Hat
12 1 (1.64%) Avaya
12 1 (1.64%) CA
12 1 (1.64%) Sophos
12 1 (1.64%) ReadSoft
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