The first table below looks at the demand for Windows Server 2003 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Ipswich 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 Ipswich 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 30 16 19
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +3
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 3 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 1.63% 2.78% 4.62%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.50% 12.50% 15.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £308 £275
% change year-on-year
-5.69% +11.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £10.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -42.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-17.10% +2.70%
Operating Systems Category
Ipswich
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
40 16 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 21.74% 22.22% 29.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 7 15
Average daily rate £219 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £225 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £362 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 5
Average hourly rate £10.50 £10.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.25 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.10 £14.80 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -8.57%
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Windows Server 2003
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the Ipswich region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2003 Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

Windows Server 2003
Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the Ipswich region.

Windows Server 2003 Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

Windows Server 2003
Hourly Rate Trend in Ipswich

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the Ipswich region.

Windows Server 2003 Hourly Rate Trend in Ipswich

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Ipswich 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (66.67%) SCCM
2 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (66.67%) Clustering
3 3 (50.00%) MCITP
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (50.00%) MCSE
3 3 (50.00%) ITIL
3 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco
3 3 (50.00%) CCNA
3 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (33.33%) VMware
4 2 (33.33%) Fat Client
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (33.33%) LAN
4 2 (33.33%) WAN
4 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 2 (33.33%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (33.33%) MS Office
4 2 (33.33%) Cognos
4 2 (33.33%) Cognos Impromptu
4 2 (33.33%) SAN
4 2 (33.33%) Thin Client
4 2 (33.33%) Terminal Services
4 2 (33.33%) ARCserve

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Ipswich 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 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) LAN
1 2 (33.33%) WAN
1 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 2 (33.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (33.33%) Crystal Reports
1 2 (33.33%) Cognos Impromptu
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 3 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) 3rd Line Technical Support
2 2 (33.33%) Technical Support
2 2 (33.33%) Technical Support Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) SCCM Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Clustering
2 2 (33.33%) Fat Client
2 2 (33.33%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) MCSE
1 3 (50.00%) CCNA
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (50.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) Terminal Services
3 1 (16.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) SCCM
2 2 (33.33%) ARCserve
3 1 (16.67%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Intel
2 2 (33.33%) Cognos
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) CommVault