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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 38 28 18
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -10
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 5 3 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 1.82% 1.60% 4.97%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.69% 6.00% 15.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 9
Average daily rate
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£138 £388 £170
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-64.51% +127.94%
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% -7.89%
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
65 50 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 23.64% 26.60% 32.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 25 50
Average daily rate £160 £255 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.25% -7.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £130 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 6
Average hourly rate £31.80 £15.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.16% +10.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.12 £13.50 £11.56
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £22.50 £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
- -4.32%

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
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 27 February 2015. 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
Maidstone - - - -
Stansted - - - -
Tonbridge - - - -
Whitstable - - - -
Windows Server 2003
South East

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (92.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (71.43%) VMware
4 8 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 7 (50.00%) Citrix
6 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
7 4 (28.57%) ITIL
7 4 (28.57%) IIS
7 4 (28.57%) Finance
7 4 (28.57%) Cisco
7 4 (28.57%) Windows 7
8 3 (21.43%) vSphere
8 3 (21.43%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (21.43%) SCOM
8 3 (21.43%) XenApp
8 3 (21.43%) XenDesktop
8 3 (21.43%) SQL
8 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
8 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
8 3 (21.43%) HP
8 3 (21.43%) MS Exchange
9 2 (14.29%) DNS
9 2 (14.29%) Windows XP
9 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
9 2 (14.29%) UNIX
9 2 (14.29%) CommVault
9 2 (14.29%) Front Office
9 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (28.57%) IIS
2 3 (21.43%) MS Exchange
3 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) DNS
1 2 (14.29%) VLAN
2 1 (7.14%) iSCSI
2 1 (7.14%) NAS
2 1 (7.14%) SAN
2 1 (7.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Front Office
2 2 (14.29%) Retail
3 1 (7.14%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 2 (14.29%) Project Manager
1 2 (14.29%) Analyst
1 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Project Manager
1 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (14.29%) Technical Specialist
1 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Manager
1 2 (14.29%) Virtualisation Specialist
2 1 (7.14%) Architect
2 1 (7.14%) Technical Manager
2 1 (7.14%) Security Manager
2 1 (7.14%) VMware Specialist
2 1 (7.14%) SQL DBA
2 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (7.14%) Server Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (7.14%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Help Desk Support
2 1 (7.14%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (7.14%) Help Desk Support Analyst
2 1 (7.14%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Replication
2 1 (7.14%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (92.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (28.57%) Windows 7
4 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (14.29%) UNIX
5 2 (14.29%) Windows XP
6 1 (7.14%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) ITIL
2 3 (21.43%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (14.29%) Change Control
3 2 (14.29%) Server Monitoring
3 2 (14.29%) Asset Management
3 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 1 (7.14%) BCP
4 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
4 1 (7.14%) Service Management
4 1 (7.14%) Migration
4 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (7.14%) Business Continuity
4 1 (7.14%) Information Security
4 1 (7.14%) Problem Management
4 1 (7.14%) Matrix Management
4 1 (7.14%) Performance Management
4 1 (7.14%) Business Continuity Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.14%) CISA
2 1 (7.14%) CISM
2 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) CRISC
2 1 (7.14%) CCNA
2 1 (7.14%) CISSP
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
1 1 (7.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
3 3 (21.43%) XenApp
3 3 (21.43%) XenDesktop
3 3 (21.43%) vSphere
4 2 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (7.14%) DFS Replication
5 1 (7.14%) Terminal Services
5 1 (7.14%) VMware ESX
5 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) SCOM
2 2 (14.29%) HP SIM
3 1 (7.14%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) VMware
2 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (50.00%) Citrix
3 4 (28.57%) Cisco
4 3 (21.43%) HP
5 2 (14.29%) Veeam
5 2 (14.29%) CommVault
6 1 (7.14%) CheckPoint
6 1 (7.14%) Symantec
6 1 (7.14%) SolarWinds
6 1 (7.14%) FalconStor
6 1 (7.14%) Intel
6 1 (7.14%) Juniper
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