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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 35 55 38
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -17
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 29 13 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 4.35% 1.69% 3.92%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.38% 8.39% 16.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 7
Average daily rate
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£375 £223 £324
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+68.53% -31.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £145 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £305 £389
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £280 £297
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 3
Average hourly rate £14.85 - £15.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.70 - £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.10 - £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% -7.89%
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
177 155 159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 26.54% 20.18% 23.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 60 83
Average daily rate £375 £320 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% -24.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £133 £161
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £440 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £319 £310
% change year-on-year
+6.45% +3.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 13 15
Average hourly rate £14.85 £14.00 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.07% -5.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.90 £32.50 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-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 31 March 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
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 31 March 2015.

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 31 March 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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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 +24 15 £438 -
Welwyn Garden City - 4 £375 - 1
Stevenage +5 3 - - 2
St Albans +3 3 - - 1
Hemel Hempstead -3 1 £300 -
Potters Bar - - - -
Bishop's Stortford - - - -
Borehamwood - - - -
Harpenden - - - -
Windows Server 2003
East of England

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 53 (86.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 33 (54.10%) Active Directory
4 32 (52.46%) VMware
4 32 (52.46%) Windows Server 2012
5 28 (45.90%) VMware Infrastructure
5 28 (45.90%) Citrix
6 23 (37.70%) HP
6 23 (37.70%) Hyper-V
7 22 (36.07%) Microsoft
8 21 (34.43%) DNS
9 16 (26.23%) DHCP
10 14 (22.95%) MS Exchange
11 13 (21.31%) Dell
11 13 (21.31%) SAN
11 13 (21.31%) Migration
12 12 (19.67%) Project Management
13 10 (16.39%) Symantec
13 10 (16.39%) VMware ESX
13 10 (16.39%) SCCM
13 10 (16.39%) SCOM
13 10 (16.39%) Windows 7
14 9 (14.75%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
14 9 (14.75%) PowerShell
14 9 (14.75%) Terminal Services
14 9 (14.75%) Cisco
14 9 (14.75%) TCP/IP
14 9 (14.75%) MS Office
15 8 (13.11%) ITIL
15 8 (13.11%) Windows XP

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 14 (22.95%) MS Exchange
2 7 (11.48%) SharePoint
3 6 (9.84%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (8.20%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (4.92%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (3.28%) Lync
6 2 (3.28%) IIS
7 1 (1.64%) Oracle Application Server
7 1 (1.64%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.64%) Oracle 10gAS
7 1 (1.64%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (14.75%) MS Office
2 1 (1.64%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.64%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.56%) Office 365
2 2 (3.28%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (3.28%) Amazon S3
2 2 (3.28%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (34.43%) DNS
2 16 (26.23%) DHCP
3 13 (21.31%) SAN
4 9 (14.75%) TCP/IP
5 7 (11.48%) Firewall
6 5 (8.20%) LAN
6 5 (8.20%) NAS
7 4 (6.56%) WAN
8 2 (3.28%) Ethernet
8 2 (3.28%) FTP
8 2 (3.28%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (3.28%) Internet
9 1 (1.64%) Network Security
9 1 (1.64%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.48%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.28%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (3.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (3.28%) DTS
3 2 (3.28%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.64%) Oracle Discoverer
4 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (3.28%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 2 (3.28%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.64%) PVCS
2 1 (1.64%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.64%) Toad
2 1 (1.64%) JDeveloper
2 1 (1.64%) TestDirector
General
1 3 (4.92%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.64%) Finance
2 1 (1.64%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (19.67%) Analyst
2 9 (14.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (13.11%) Data Centre Engineer
4 7 (11.48%) 2nd Line Support
5 5 (8.20%) Administrator
5 5 (8.20%) Network Support
5 5 (8.20%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (6.56%) Support Analyst
6 4 (6.56%) Network Support Analyst
6 4 (6.56%) Network Analyst
6 4 (6.56%) Server Engineer
6 4 (6.56%) Storage Analyst
6 4 (6.56%) Windows Server Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) Windows Systems Administrator
7 3 (4.92%) Windows Administrator
7 3 (4.92%) Wintel Analyst
7 3 (4.92%) AWS Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) Support Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) Consultant
7 3 (4.92%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.84%) Web Services
2 4 (6.56%) .NET
3 2 (3.28%) ADO.NET
3 2 (3.28%) ASP.NET
3 2 (3.28%) DHTML
3 2 (3.28%) HTML
3 2 (3.28%) WinForms
3 2 (3.28%) Ajax
3 2 (3.28%) .NET Framework
3 2 (3.28%) jQuery
3 2 (3.28%) Razor View Engine
3 2 (3.28%) XML
4 1 (1.64%) Oracle ADF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.84%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.56%) Celerra
2 4 (6.56%) Symmetrix DMX
2 4 (6.56%) Management Information System
2 4 (6.56%) CLARiiON
2 4 (6.56%) Symmetrix
2 4 (6.56%) EMC Centera
3 3 (4.92%) Clustering
4 2 (3.28%) VLE
4 2 (3.28%) Freedom of Information
4 2 (3.28%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.64%) NHS
5 1 (1.64%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.64%) CMDB
5 1 (1.64%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 61 (100.00%) Windows
2 53 (86.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 32 (52.46%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (16.39%) Windows 7
5 8 (13.11%) Windows XP
6 6 (9.84%) Windows 2000 Server
7 5 (8.20%) Android
8 4 (6.56%) Windows 8
9 2 (3.28%) Apple iOS
9 2 (3.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (3.28%) Mac OS X
9 2 (3.28%) Linux
10 1 (1.64%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (21.31%) Migration
2 12 (19.67%) Project Management
3 8 (13.11%) ITIL
4 6 (9.84%) Service Delivery
5 5 (8.20%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (6.56%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (6.56%) Risk Management
6 4 (6.56%) Change Management
6 4 (6.56%) Asset Management
7 2 (3.28%) Information Management
7 2 (3.28%) Systems Analysis
7 2 (3.28%) Strategic Planning
7 2 (3.28%) Network Load Balancing
7 2 (3.28%) Use Case
7 2 (3.28%) Unit Testing
7 2 (3.28%) Integration Testing
7 2 (3.28%) Data Protection
7 2 (3.28%) Database Tuning
7 2 (3.28%) Regression Testing
7 2 (3.28%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 9 (14.75%) PowerShell
2 5 (8.20%) SQL
3 2 (3.28%) T-SQL
3 2 (3.28%) VBScript
3 2 (3.28%) VB.NET
3 2 (3.28%) C#
3 2 (3.28%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.64%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (8.20%) CCNA
1 5 (8.20%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (8.20%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (6.56%) SC Cleared
2 4 (6.56%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.92%) MCITP
4 2 (3.28%) Degree
4 2 (3.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (3.28%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.20%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (54.10%) Active Directory
2 28 (45.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (37.70%) Hyper-V
4 10 (16.39%) VMware ESX
5 9 (14.75%) Terminal Services
6 7 (11.48%) XenApp
7 4 (6.56%) vSphere
8 3 (4.92%) Forefront TMG
8 3 (4.92%) ISA Server
9 2 (3.28%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (3.28%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 10 (16.39%) SCCM
1 10 (16.39%) SCOM
2 9 (14.75%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 5 (8.20%) WSUS
4 3 (4.92%) OpenView
4 3 (4.92%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 32 (52.46%) VMware
2 28 (45.90%) Citrix
3 23 (37.70%) HP
4 22 (36.07%) Microsoft
5 13 (21.31%) Dell
6 10 (16.39%) Symantec
7 9 (14.75%) Cisco
8 7 (11.48%) Apple
9 6 (9.84%) NetApp
10 4 (6.56%) EMC
10 4 (6.56%) Brocade
10 4 (6.56%) Veeam
10 4 (6.56%) 3PAR
11 3 (4.92%) Oracle
12 2 (3.28%) Red Hat
12 2 (3.28%) ServiceNow
13 1 (1.64%) Serena
13 1 (1.64%) CA