The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Kent 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 34 13 32
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +19
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 7 26 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 2.92% 9.56% 1.57%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.58% 27.08% 5.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 1
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£350 £190 £203
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+84.21% -6.17%
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £308 £275
% change year-on-year
-5.69% +11.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 1
Average hourly rate £12.50 £16.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.87% -41.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-17.10% +2.70%
Operating Systems Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
48 96 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 20.00% 35.29% 27.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 56 36
Average daily rate £350 £400 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +20.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £150 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £500 £399
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 13 21
Average hourly rate £12.50 £16.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.87% -8.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -8.57%
Windows Server 2003
South East

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 11 July 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 11 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Chatham - - - -
Folkestone - - - -
Maidstone - - - -
Stansted - - - -
Tunbridge Wells - - - -
Whitstable - - - - 1
Windows Server 2003
South East

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (94.12%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (70.59%) Active Directory
4 10 (58.82%) VMware
5 7 (41.18%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (41.18%) MS Exchange
6 6 (35.29%) Citrix
6 6 (35.29%) SCCM
6 6 (35.29%) Windows 7
6 6 (35.29%) Capacity Planning
7 5 (29.41%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (29.41%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (29.41%) Windows SharePoint Services
7 5 (29.41%) SharePoint
7 5 (29.41%) SQL
7 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
8 4 (23.53%) IIS
8 4 (23.53%) HTTP
8 4 (23.53%) TCP/IP
8 4 (23.53%) Advertising
8 4 (23.53%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (23.53%) XenApp
8 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (17.65%) Nintex
9 3 (17.65%) Clustering
9 3 (17.65%) InfoPath
9 3 (17.65%) PowerShell
9 3 (17.65%) SCOM
9 3 (17.65%) Cisco
9 3 (17.65%) SMTP

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 7 (41.18%) MS Exchange
2 5 (29.41%) SharePoint
3 4 (23.53%) IIS
3 4 (23.53%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) InfoPath
2 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
3 1 (5.88%) MS Visio
3 1 (5.88%) Acrobat
3 1 (5.88%) MS Project
3 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) HTTP
1 4 (23.53%) TCP/IP
2 3 (17.65%) SMTP
3 2 (11.76%) SAN
3 2 (11.76%) Wireless
3 2 (11.76%) iSCSI
3 2 (11.76%) NAS
4 1 (5.88%) Firewall
4 1 (5.88%) DHCP
4 1 (5.88%) DNS
4 1 (5.88%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
1 5 (29.41%) SQL Server 2005
1 5 (29.41%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (23.53%) Advertising
2 2 (11.76%) Finance
3 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Support Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Consultant
3 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) SharePoint Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) SharePoint Specialist
4 2 (11.76%) IT Support
4 2 (11.76%) Desktop Support
4 2 (11.76%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (5.88%) Support Specialist
5 1 (5.88%) Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Help Desk Support
5 1 (5.88%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Desktop Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Help Desk Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Service Desk Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) SCCM Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) SCCM Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Clustering
2 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (94.12%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (35.29%) Windows 7
4 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (11.76%) Windows XP
6 1 (5.88%) Windows Vista
6 1 (5.88%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (11.76%) Change Control
2 2 (11.76%) Capacity Management
2 2 (11.76%) Asset Management
2 2 (11.76%) ITIL
2 2 (11.76%) BCP
2 2 (11.76%) Performance Management
3 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
3 1 (5.88%) Change Management
3 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (5.88%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (5.88%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) SQL
2 3 (17.65%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (70.59%) Active Directory
2 7 (41.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (23.53%) XenApp
4 2 (11.76%) DFS Replication
4 2 (11.76%) vSphere
4 2 (11.76%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (35.29%) SCCM
2 3 (17.65%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) VMware
2 6 (35.29%) Citrix
3 3 (17.65%) Cisco
3 3 (17.65%) Nintex
4 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
4 2 (11.76%) HP
5 1 (5.88%) Adobe
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