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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 26 16 24
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +8
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 4 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 2.34% 1.37% 4.26%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.09% 7.69% 18.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 3
Average daily rate
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90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 - £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £197 - £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
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 £16.25 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-14.47% -
Operating Systems Category
Ipswich
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
44 13 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 25.73% 17.81% 22.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 5 20
Average daily rate £213 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.61% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £416 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 7
Average hourly rate £9.38 £10.00 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -38.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.25 £10.00 £10.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £14.80 £33.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
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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 1 August 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 1 August 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%) Exchange Server 2003
1 4 (80.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (80.00%) MS Exchange
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
2 3 (60.00%) Support Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) Technical Support Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) Technical Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) 3rd Line Technical Support
2 3 (60.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Fat Client
1 2 (40.00%) Thin 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%) MCITP
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (20.00%) CCNA
1 1 (20.00%) MCSE
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%) ProCurve
3 2 (40.00%) Cognos
3 2 (40.00%) HP
3 2 (40.00%) Mitel
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco