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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 32 30 38
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +8
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 33 35 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 4.77% 5.51% 4.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.75% 20.23% 16.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 8
Average daily rate
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£263 £265 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.94% -7.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £138 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £318 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 4
Average hourly rate £29.75 £15.00 £12.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+98.33% +22.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
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
176 173 242
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 25.43% 27.24% 25.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 82 103
Average daily rate £375 £340 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £142 £138 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £450 £598
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 21 32
Average hourly rate £29.75 £14.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+112.50% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.95 £12.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.35 £34.00 £17.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.85 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+5.66% -11.76%

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 December 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 December 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 December 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
Hemel Hempstead +2 12 £275 -
Watford +9 11 - -
St Albans - 1 - -
Stevenage - - - -
Welwyn Garden City - - - -
Cheshunt - - - -
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 19 December 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 50 (100.00%) Windows
2 36 (72.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 28 (56.00%) Active Directory
4 22 (44.00%) VMware
5 18 (36.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 16 (32.00%) DNS
6 16 (32.00%) Microsoft
7 15 (30.00%) Citrix
7 15 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (24.00%) Windows XP
8 12 (24.00%) MS Exchange
9 11 (22.00%) HP
9 11 (22.00%) Hyper-V
10 10 (20.00%) DHCP
11 9 (18.00%) Migration
11 9 (18.00%) MS Office
12 8 (16.00%) Security Cleared
13 7 (14.00%) PowerShell
13 7 (14.00%) SC Cleared
13 7 (14.00%) SQL
13 7 (14.00%) SAN
14 6 (12.00%) Terminal Services
14 6 (12.00%) MS Excel
14 6 (12.00%) SharePoint
15 5 (10.00%) SCCM
15 5 (10.00%) SCOM
15 5 (10.00%) Windows 7
15 5 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
15 5 (10.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
15 5 (10.00%) Symantec

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (24.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (12.00%) SharePoint
3 5 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (6.00%) Oracle 10gAS
5 3 (6.00%) Oracle Application Server
6 2 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (2.00%) Lync
7 1 (2.00%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (2.00%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (2.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (2.00%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (18.00%) MS Office
2 6 (12.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.00%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (2.00%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.00%) Office 365
2 2 (4.00%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (4.00%) Amazon S3
2 2 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (32.00%) DNS
2 10 (20.00%) DHCP
3 7 (14.00%) SAN
4 4 (8.00%) TCP/IP
5 3 (6.00%) Firewall
5 3 (6.00%) FTP
5 3 (6.00%) LAN
6 2 (4.00%) VPN
6 2 (4.00%) Internet
7 1 (2.00%) VLAN
7 1 (2.00%) IPsec
7 1 (2.00%) WAN
7 1 (2.00%) SMTP
7 1 (2.00%) Ethernet
7 1 (2.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (6.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (6.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 3 (6.00%) Oracle Discoverer
3 2 (4.00%) DTS
3 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (4.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (6.00%) Toad
1 3 (6.00%) TestDirector
1 3 (6.00%) JDeveloper
1 3 (6.00%) Oracle Forms
1 3 (6.00%) PVCS
2 2 (4.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (10.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 15 (30.00%) Analyst
2 10 (20.00%) Support Analyst
3 6 (12.00%) 1st Line Support
3 6 (12.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (10.00%) Network Support Analyst
4 5 (10.00%) Developer
4 5 (10.00%) Network Analyst
4 5 (10.00%) Network Support
5 4 (8.00%) Data Centre Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Server Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Windows Administrator
6 3 (6.00%) Windows Server Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
6 3 (6.00%) Wintel Analyst
6 3 (6.00%) Oracle Developer
6 3 (6.00%) Technical Support
6 3 (6.00%) Consultant
6 3 (6.00%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (6.00%) Administrator
7 2 (4.00%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.00%) Web Services
2 3 (6.00%) Oracle ADF
3 2 (4.00%) .NET
3 2 (4.00%) DHTML
3 2 (4.00%) HTML
3 2 (4.00%) ADO.NET
3 2 (4.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (4.00%) XML
3 2 (4.00%) Razor View Engine
3 2 (4.00%) WinForms
3 2 (4.00%) Ajax
3 2 (4.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (4.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.00%) Statistics
2 1 (2.00%) PKI
2 1 (2.00%) Replication
2 1 (2.00%) Clustering
2 1 (2.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 50 (100.00%) Windows
2 36 (72.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (24.00%) Windows XP
5 5 (10.00%) Windows 7
6 3 (6.00%) UNIX
7 2 (4.00%) Windows Vista
8 1 (2.00%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (2.00%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.00%) Linux
8 1 (2.00%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (18.00%) Migration
2 4 (8.00%) CRM
3 3 (6.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (6.00%) UML
3 3 (6.00%) RAD
3 3 (6.00%) SSADM
4 2 (4.00%) ITIL
4 2 (4.00%) MVC
4 2 (4.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (4.00%) Regression Testing
4 2 (4.00%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (4.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (4.00%) Database Tuning
4 2 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (4.00%) Use Case
4 2 (4.00%) Unit Testing
4 2 (4.00%) Integration Testing
5 1 (2.00%) Load Balancing
5 1 (2.00%) Problem Management
5 1 (2.00%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.00%) PowerShell
1 7 (14.00%) SQL
2 3 (6.00%) PL/SQL
2 3 (6.00%) VBScript
3 2 (4.00%) VB.NET
3 2 (4.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (4.00%) C#
3 2 (4.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (16.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (14.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.00%) MCITP
3 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.00%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.00%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (56.00%) Active Directory
2 18 (36.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (22.00%) Hyper-V
4 6 (12.00%) Terminal Services
5 4 (8.00%) VMware ESX
5 4 (8.00%) vSphere
6 3 (6.00%) Forefront TMG
6 3 (6.00%) ISA Server
7 1 (2.00%) VMFS
7 1 (2.00%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (2.00%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (2.00%) NFS
Systems Management
1 5 (10.00%) SCCM
1 5 (10.00%) SCOM
1 5 (10.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 4 (8.00%) WSUS
3 3 (6.00%) HP Data Protector
3 3 (6.00%) OpenView
4 1 (2.00%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.00%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 22 (44.00%) VMware
2 16 (32.00%) Microsoft
3 15 (30.00%) Citrix
4 11 (22.00%) HP
5 5 (10.00%) Symantec
6 4 (8.00%) Dell
6 4 (8.00%) Veeam
7 3 (6.00%) Serena
7 3 (6.00%) Oracle
8 2 (4.00%) Cisco
9 1 (2.00%) Google
9 1 (2.00%) Lumension
9 1 (2.00%) McAfee
9 1 (2.00%) Sophos
9 1 (2.00%) Websense
9 1 (2.00%) Epicor
9 1 (2.00%) NetApp
9 1 (2.00%) Juniper
9 1 (2.00%) CheckPoint
9 1 (2.00%) IBM
Hertfordshire
Ashdown IT
Rate: £29.75 per hour
Posted: 12 hours ago