The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Hertfordshire region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 39 39 38
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 19 20 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.07% 3.25% 3.83%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.18% 11.11% 14.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 6
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.61% -26.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £118 £180 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £594 £325 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £308 £275
% change year-on-year
-5.69% +11.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 3
Average hourly rate £16.00 £32.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.76% +51.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £18.50 £19.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.75 £32.50 £24.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-17.10% +2.70%
Operating Systems Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
170 180 246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 27.46% 29.27% 26.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 68 91
Average daily rate £269 £315 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.68% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £180 £167
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 18 34
Average hourly rate £15.25 £26.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.34% +40.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.50 £12.14
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.75 £32.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -8.57%
Windows Server 2003
East of England

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 11 July 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 11 July 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 11 July 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 +9 6 £490 +172.22% 2
Watford -5 2 - - 2
Hemel Hempstead 0 1 £300 -
Rickmansworth -10 1 - -
Potters Bar - 1 £140 -
St Albans - - - - 1
Bishop's Stortford - - - -
Windows Server 2003
East of England

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 21 (65.63%) Active Directory
3 18 (56.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (53.13%) Windows XP
5 13 (40.63%) Microsoft
6 11 (34.38%) MS Excel
6 11 (34.38%) MS Office
6 11 (34.38%) DNS
7 10 (31.25%) MS Exchange
8 9 (28.13%) Windows 7
9 7 (21.88%) VMware
9 7 (21.88%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (21.88%) Symantec
10 6 (18.75%) Remedy
10 6 (18.75%) DHCP
10 6 (18.75%) TCP/IP
10 6 (18.75%) Citrix
10 6 (18.75%) iPhone
11 5 (15.63%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 5 (15.63%) HP
11 5 (15.63%) ITIL
11 5 (15.63%) Norton AntiVirus
11 5 (15.63%) Firewall
12 4 (12.50%) Blackberry
12 4 (12.50%) CRM
12 4 (12.50%) SLA
12 4 (12.50%) Windows 2000 Server
12 4 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
13 3 (9.38%) iPad
13 3 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2007

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 10 (31.25%) MS Exchange
2 4 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (9.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (3.13%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 11 (34.38%) MS Office
1 11 (34.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (34.38%) DNS
2 6 (18.75%) DHCP
2 6 (18.75%) TCP/IP
3 5 (15.63%) Firewall
4 3 (9.38%) SAN
5 2 (6.25%) VPN
5 2 (6.25%) LAN
6 1 (3.13%) WAN
6 1 (3.13%) Internet
6 1 (3.13%) IPsec
General
1 3 (9.38%) Pharmaceutical
1 3 (9.38%) Retail
2 2 (6.25%) Publishing
2 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.13%) Finance
3 1 (3.13%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (34.38%) Analyst
2 7 (21.88%) Support Analyst
2 7 (21.88%) Technical Support
3 5 (15.63%) 1st Line Support
3 5 (15.63%) IT Support
4 4 (12.50%) Support Specialist
5 3 (9.38%) Service Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Support Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) IT Support Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) IT Support Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Network Support
6 2 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Network Support Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (6.25%) Network Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.38%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) iPhone
2 4 (12.50%) Blackberry
3 3 (9.38%) iPad
4 2 (6.25%) Clustering
5 1 (3.13%) Smartphone
5 1 (3.13%) Statistics
5 1 (3.13%) Fat Client
5 1 (3.13%) FMCG
5 1 (3.13%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 32 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (56.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (53.13%) Windows XP
4 9 (28.13%) Windows 7
5 7 (21.88%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (12.50%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (3.13%) Linux
7 1 (3.13%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (15.63%) ITIL
2 4 (12.50%) CRM
3 3 (9.38%) Service Delivery
4 2 (6.25%) Problem Management
5 1 (3.13%) Network Management
5 1 (3.13%) ITSM
5 1 (3.13%) Validation
5 1 (3.13%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.38%) Java
2 2 (6.25%) VB
2 2 (6.25%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.13%) SQL
3 1 (3.13%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) MCSE
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (6.25%) SC Cleared
1 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (65.63%) Active Directory
2 3 (9.38%) Terminal Services
2 3 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.13%) XenApp
3 1 (3.13%) XenServer
3 1 (3.13%) DFS Replication
3 1 (3.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (15.63%) Norton AntiVirus
1 5 (15.63%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 2 (6.25%) Backup Exec
3 1 (3.13%) SCCM
3 1 (3.13%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 13 (40.63%) Microsoft
2 7 (21.88%) Symantec
2 7 (21.88%) VMware
3 6 (18.75%) Remedy
3 6 (18.75%) Citrix
4 5 (15.63%) HP
5 2 (6.25%) IBM
5 2 (6.25%) CA
6 1 (3.13%) NetApp
6 1 (3.13%) Lotus
6 1 (3.13%) Sage
6 1 (3.13%) CheckPoint
6 1 (3.13%) Oracle
6 1 (3.13%) McAfee
6 1 (3.13%) Sophos
6 1 (3.13%) Websense
6 1 (3.13%) Wyse
6 1 (3.13%) Altiris
6 1 (3.13%) Google
6 1 (3.13%) LANDesk
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