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 23 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 38 38 45
Rank change year-on-year
0 +7
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 19 21 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.92% 3.44% 3.55%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.45% 12.35% 13.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 5
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.54% -31.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £124 £180 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £365 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £310 £295
% change year-on-year
-6.45% +5.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 1
Average hourly rate £16.50 £32.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.23% +75.67%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +8.57%
Operating Systems Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
166 170 244
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 25.50% 27.82% 25.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 68 89
Average daily rate £250 £320 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.87% -14.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £180 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £458 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 17 28
Average hourly rate £15.50 £26.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.38% +44.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £12.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.75 £37.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -4.70%
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 23 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 23 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 23 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% 1
Watford -2 2 - - 5
Hemel Hempstead -1 1 £300 -
Rickmansworth -13 1 - -
St Albans - 1 - - 1
Potters Bar - - - -
Bishop's Stortford - - - -
Windows Server 2003
East of England

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 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 33 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (63.64%) Active Directory
3 19 (57.58%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (54.55%) Windows XP
5 14 (42.42%) Microsoft
6 12 (36.36%) MS Office
6 12 (36.36%) DNS
7 11 (33.33%) MS Exchange
7 11 (33.33%) MS Excel
8 10 (30.30%) Windows 7
9 8 (24.24%) VMware
10 7 (21.21%) Symantec
10 7 (21.21%) DHCP
10 7 (21.21%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (18.18%) iPhone
11 6 (18.18%) TCP/IP
11 6 (18.18%) HP
11 6 (18.18%) Citrix
11 6 (18.18%) Remedy
12 5 (15.15%) Norton AntiVirus
12 5 (15.15%) Firewall
12 5 (15.15%) ITIL
12 5 (15.15%) Windows 2000 Server
12 5 (15.15%) Exchange Server 2010
12 5 (15.15%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 4 (12.12%) Exchange Server 2007
13 4 (12.12%) CRM
13 4 (12.12%) SLA
13 4 (12.12%) Blackberry
14 3 (9.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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 11 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 5 (15.15%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (12.12%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (9.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (3.03%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 12 (36.36%) MS Office
2 11 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (36.36%) DNS
2 7 (21.21%) DHCP
3 6 (18.18%) TCP/IP
4 5 (15.15%) Firewall
5 3 (9.09%) SAN
6 2 (6.06%) Internet
6 2 (6.06%) VPN
6 2 (6.06%) LAN
7 1 (3.03%) WAN
7 1 (3.03%) SMTP
7 1 (3.03%) Ethernet
7 1 (3.03%) FTP
7 1 (3.03%) IPsec
General
1 3 (9.09%) Pharmaceutical
1 3 (9.09%) Retail
2 2 (6.06%) Publishing
2 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.03%) Finance
3 1 (3.03%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (36.36%) Analyst
2 8 (24.24%) Support Analyst
3 7 (21.21%) Technical Support
4 6 (18.18%) 1st Line Support
5 5 (15.15%) IT Support
6 4 (12.12%) Support Specialist
7 3 (9.09%) Service Analyst
7 3 (9.09%) Support Engineer
7 3 (9.09%) IT Support Analyst
8 2 (6.06%) Technical Analyst
8 2 (6.06%) Service Desk Analyst
8 2 (6.06%) IT Support Engineer
8 2 (6.06%) Network Support
8 2 (6.06%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (6.06%) Network Support Analyst
8 2 (6.06%) 2nd Line Support
8 2 (6.06%) Network Analyst
8 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 1 (3.03%) Technical Support Analyst
9 1 (3.03%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.09%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) iPhone
2 4 (12.12%) Blackberry
3 3 (9.09%) iPad
4 2 (6.06%) Clustering
5 1 (3.03%) Smartphone
5 1 (3.03%) Statistics
5 1 (3.03%) Fat Client
5 1 (3.03%) FMCG
5 1 (3.03%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 33 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (57.58%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (54.55%) Windows XP
4 10 (30.30%) Windows 7
5 7 (21.21%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (15.15%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (3.03%) Windows 8
7 1 (3.03%) Windows Vista
7 1 (3.03%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (15.15%) ITIL
2 4 (12.12%) CRM
3 3 (9.09%) Service Delivery
4 2 (6.06%) Problem Management
5 1 (3.03%) Network Management
5 1 (3.03%) Performance Improvement
5 1 (3.03%) Quality Management
5 1 (3.03%) ITSM
5 1 (3.03%) Workflow
5 1 (3.03%) Validation
5 1 (3.03%) Migration
5 1 (3.03%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.09%) Java
1 3 (9.09%) PowerShell
2 2 (6.06%) VB
3 1 (3.03%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) MCSE
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (6.06%) SC Cleared
1 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.03%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.12%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (63.64%) Active Directory
2 3 (9.09%) Terminal Services
2 3 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.03%) XenApp
3 1 (3.03%) XenServer
3 1 (3.03%) DFS Replication
3 1 (3.03%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (15.15%) Norton AntiVirus
1 5 (15.15%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 2 (6.06%) Backup Exec
3 1 (3.03%) SCCM
3 1 (3.03%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (3.03%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 14 (42.42%) Microsoft
2 8 (24.24%) VMware
3 7 (21.21%) Symantec
4 6 (18.18%) Remedy
4 6 (18.18%) HP
4 6 (18.18%) Citrix
5 2 (6.06%) CA
6 1 (3.03%) NetApp
6 1 (3.03%) Lotus
6 1 (3.03%) Sage
6 1 (3.03%) CheckPoint
6 1 (3.03%) Avaya
6 1 (3.03%) Juniper
6 1 (3.03%) McAfee
6 1 (3.03%) Sophos
6 1 (3.03%) Websense
6 1 (3.03%) Wyse
6 1 (3.03%) Altiris
6 1 (3.03%) Google
6 1 (3.03%) LANDesk
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