The table below looks at the statistics 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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 23 - 26
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 2 0 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 1.65% - 5.34%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.41% - 20.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 8
Average daily rate
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£190 - £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £303 £300 £310
% change year-on-year
+0.83% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +15.94%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Ipswich region.

Operating Systems Category
Ipswich
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
27 12 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 22.31% 14.63% 25.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 7 31
Average daily rate £375 £225 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -33.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £148 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £288 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 6
Average hourly rate £13.00 - £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.85 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.95% -6.76%

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 16 September 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (80.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (80.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (80.00%) SAN
3 3 (60.00%) Intel
3 3 (60.00%) Terminal Services
3 3 (60.00%) ARCserve
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (60.00%) LAN
3 3 (60.00%) WAN
3 3 (60.00%) MS Office
4 2 (40.00%) ProCurve
4 2 (40.00%) Fat Client
4 2 (40.00%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (40.00%) Cognos
4 2 (40.00%) Cognos Impromptu
4 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (40.00%) VoIP
4 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (40.00%) HP
4 2 (40.00%) Mitel
4 2 (40.00%) Thin Client
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (20.00%) MCITP
5 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 4 (80.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (80.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 4 (80.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (80.00%) SAN
2 3 (60.00%) LAN
2 3 (60.00%) WAN
3 2 (40.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (40.00%) Cognos Impromptu
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (60.00%) Technical Support Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) Technical Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) Technical Support
2 3 (60.00%) Support Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) 3rd Line Technical Support
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Thin Client
1 2 (40.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (20.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) MCSE
1 1 (20.00%) CCNA
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (20.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Terminal Services
2 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) ARCserve
2 1 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Intel
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) HP
3 2 (40.00%) Cognos
3 2 (40.00%) Mitel
3 2 (40.00%) ProCurve
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco