The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2003 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent 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 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 23 24 22
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 19 15 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 6.53% 5.05% 3.61%
As % of the Operating Systems category 27.54% 20.55% 15.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 9 3
Average daily rate
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£400 £190 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+110.52% -28.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £117 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £455 £281
UK excluding London average daily rate £303 £300 £310
% change year-on-year
+1.08% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
Windows Server 2003
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Kent region.

Operating Systems Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
69 73 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 23.71% 24.58% 23.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 42 37
Average daily rate £400 £400 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +50.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £117 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £510 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 8
Average hourly rate £12.50 £13.25 £12.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% +9.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.05 £10.50 £9.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £25.05 £162.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.51% -8.82%

Windows Server 2003
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Windows Server 2003 Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Windows Server 2003
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Windows Server 2003 Daily Rate Trend in Kent

Windows Server 2003
Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the Kent region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Windows Server 2003 Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

Windows Server 2003
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Windows Server 2003 Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

Windows Server 2003
Contract Job Locations in Kent

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 Kent region over the 3 months to 19 September 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
West Malling - 1 £388 - 2
Windows Server 2003
South East

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 30 (100.00%) Windows
2 29 (96.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (66.67%) VMware
4 19 (63.33%) Active Directory
5 14 (46.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 13 (43.33%) SCCM
6 13 (43.33%) Windows 7
7 12 (40.00%) Citrix
7 12 (40.00%) Microsoft
8 10 (33.33%) MS Exchange
9 9 (30.00%) XenApp
10 8 (26.67%) Advertising
10 8 (26.67%) MS Excel
11 6 (20.00%) IIS
12 5 (16.67%) Finance
12 5 (16.67%) Windows XP
12 5 (16.67%) Cisco
12 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
12 5 (16.67%) SCOM
13 4 (13.33%) vSphere
13 4 (13.33%) Capacity Planning
13 4 (13.33%) VMware ESXi
13 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
13 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
13 4 (13.33%) SQL
13 4 (13.33%) BCP
14 3 (10.00%) ITIL
14 3 (10.00%) DNS
14 3 (10.00%) Application Packaging
14 3 (10.00%) SC Cleared

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 6 (20.00%) IIS
3 2 (6.67%) SharePoint
3 2 (6.67%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (3.33%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 8 (26.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.33%) MS Project
2 1 (3.33%) MS Office
2 1 (3.33%) Acrobat
2 1 (3.33%) InfoPath
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.00%) DNS
2 2 (6.67%) VLAN
2 2 (6.67%) HTTP
2 2 (6.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.33%) Firewall
3 1 (3.33%) LAN
3 1 (3.33%) SMTP
3 1 (3.33%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 8 (26.67%) Advertising
2 5 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.33%) Banking
3 1 (3.33%) Retail
3 1 (3.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (30.00%) Support Engineer
2 6 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) Desktop Support
3 5 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Technical Manager
4 4 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (10.00%) Consultant
5 3 (10.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) IT Support
6 2 (6.67%) VMware Specialist
6 2 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) SharePoint Consultant
6 2 (6.67%) Virtualisation Specialist
6 2 (6.67%) Technical Specialist
6 2 (6.67%) Project Manager
6 2 (6.67%) Technical Project Manager
7 1 (3.33%) Architect
7 1 (3.33%) Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.00%) Application Packaging
2 2 (6.67%) Windows SharePoint Services
2 2 (6.67%) .NET
3 1 (3.33%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Clustering
2 1 (3.33%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.33%) Thin Client
2 1 (3.33%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 30 (100.00%) Windows
2 29 (96.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (43.33%) Windows 7
4 5 (16.67%) Windows XP
5 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (6.67%) UNIX
7 1 (3.33%) Windows 2000
7 1 (3.33%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (13.33%) Capacity Planning
1 4 (13.33%) BCP
2 3 (10.00%) ITIL
3 2 (6.67%) Problem Management
3 2 (6.67%) Business Continuity Planning
3 2 (6.67%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (6.67%) Server Monitoring
3 2 (6.67%) Network Management
3 2 (6.67%) Change Control
3 2 (6.67%) PRINCE2
3 2 (6.67%) Business Continuity
3 2 (6.67%) Information Security
3 2 (6.67%) Data Security
3 2 (6.67%) Project Management
4 1 (3.33%) Configuration Management
4 1 (3.33%) Change Management
4 1 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (3.33%) Scrum
4 1 (3.33%) Capacity Management
4 1 (3.33%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.33%) SQL
2 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (10.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (10.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (6.67%) CRISC
3 2 (6.67%) CCNA
3 2 (6.67%) CISSP
3 2 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (6.67%) CISA
3 2 (6.67%) CISM
4 1 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (63.33%) Active Directory
2 14 (46.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (30.00%) XenApp
4 4 (13.33%) vSphere
4 4 (13.33%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (10.00%) XenDesktop
6 1 (3.33%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (3.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 13 (43.33%) SCCM
2 5 (16.67%) SCOM
3 2 (6.67%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 20 (66.67%) VMware
2 12 (40.00%) Citrix
2 12 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (16.67%) Cisco
4 3 (10.00%) SolarWinds
5 2 (6.67%) Veeam
5 2 (6.67%) CommVault
5 2 (6.67%) HP
5 2 (6.67%) CheckPoint
6 1 (3.33%) Intel
6 1 (3.33%) Adobe
6 1 (3.33%) Nintex