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 29 June 2015 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
29 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 41 31 15
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -16
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 3 10 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 1.07% 4.17% 9.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.11% 19.23% 26.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 9
Average daily rate
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£450 £363 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.13% +51.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £162 £267 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £400 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £298 £284 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.93% -11.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 8
Average hourly rate - - £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £15.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -12.50%
Windows Server 2003
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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 Kent region.

Operating Systems Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
73 52 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 26.07% 21.67% 35.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 41 57
Average daily rate £450 £338 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £140 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £400 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 13
Average hourly rate £14.84 £17.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.22% +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £17.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.20 £17.50 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+7.73% -7.40%

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 29 June 2015.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 29 June 2015, 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (57.14%) MS Exchange
2 4 (57.14%) VMware
3 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
3 3 (42.86%) Citrix
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (42.86%) ITIL
4 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
4 2 (28.57%) Performance Management
4 2 (28.57%) iSCSI
4 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (28.57%) DFS Replication
4 2 (28.57%) vSphere
4 2 (28.57%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (28.57%) NAS
4 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (28.57%) Change Control
4 2 (28.57%) HP
4 2 (28.57%) SAN
4 2 (28.57%) SLA
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
4 2 (28.57%) VMware ESX
4 2 (28.57%) Retail
4 2 (28.57%) Asset Management
4 2 (28.57%) Wireless
4 2 (28.57%) Front Office
4 2 (28.57%) Finance

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 29 June 2015, 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 4 (57.14%) MS Exchange
2 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) SAN
1 2 (28.57%) Wireless
1 2 (28.57%) iSCSI
1 2 (28.57%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 2 (28.57%) Front Office
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
1 2 (28.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Project Manager
1 2 (28.57%) Project Manager
1 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (14.29%) 1st Line Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Team Leader
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) Replication
2 1 (14.29%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
3 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Asset Management
2 2 (28.57%) Performance Management
2 2 (28.57%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (28.57%) Change Control
3 1 (14.29%) Service Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) VMware ESX
2 2 (28.57%) DFS Replication
2 2 (28.57%) vSphere
3 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (14.29%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) NetBackup
1 1 (14.29%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) Citrix
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) HP
4 1 (14.29%) Juniper
4 1 (14.29%) Symantec
4 1 (14.29%) FalconStor