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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 21 29 25
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -4
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 18 8 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 5.88% 2.74% 3.64%
As % of the Operating Systems category 21.18% 13.56% 17.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 3 5
Average daily rate
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£400 £450 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +100.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £184 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £470 £249
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £313 £311
% change year-on-year
+0.80% +0.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+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
85 59 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 27.78% 20.21% 20.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 30 36
Average daily rate £400 £463 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.51% +131.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £118 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £318
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.54% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 10
Average hourly rate £14.18 £20.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.12% +48.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £30.00 £128.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.18 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.86% -11.76%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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
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Daily Rate
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Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Windows Server 2003
South East

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 25 (100.00%) Windows
2 24 (96.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (76.00%) VMware
4 13 (52.00%) Active Directory
4 13 (52.00%) Citrix
4 13 (52.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (44.00%) Microsoft
6 10 (40.00%) MS Exchange
6 10 (40.00%) SCCM
7 9 (36.00%) XenApp
8 8 (32.00%) Advertising
8 8 (32.00%) Windows 7
9 7 (28.00%) MS Excel
10 6 (24.00%) Cisco
11 5 (20.00%) IIS
11 5 (20.00%) vSphere
12 4 (16.00%) SCOM
12 4 (16.00%) VMware ESXi
12 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (16.00%) Finance
12 4 (16.00%) ITIL
12 4 (16.00%) Windows XP
12 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Certification
12 4 (16.00%) BCP
13 3 (12.00%) HP
13 3 (12.00%) SQL
13 3 (12.00%) Change Control
13 3 (12.00%) SolarWinds
13 3 (12.00%) SC Cleared
13 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (20.00%) IIS
3 2 (8.00%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 7 (28.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.00%) Acrobat
2 1 (4.00%) MS Project
2 1 (4.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) DNS
1 2 (8.00%) VLAN
2 1 (4.00%) iSCSI
2 1 (4.00%) NAS
2 1 (4.00%) LAN
2 1 (4.00%) SAN
2 1 (4.00%) Firewall
2 1 (4.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 8 (32.00%) Advertising
2 4 (16.00%) Finance
3 1 (4.00%) Banking
3 1 (4.00%) Retail
3 1 (4.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) Support Engineer
2 7 (28.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) Technical Manager
5 3 (12.00%) Desktop Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Desktop Support
6 2 (8.00%) Technical Project Manager
6 2 (8.00%) Project Manager
6 2 (8.00%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (8.00%) Technical Specialist
6 2 (8.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) IT Support
6 2 (8.00%) VMware Specialist
6 2 (8.00%) Virtualisation Specialist
7 1 (4.00%) Service Desk Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) SQL DBA
7 1 (4.00%) IT Support Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) Application Packaging
2 2 (8.00%) .NET
3 1 (4.00%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) Thin Client
1 1 (4.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (4.00%) Replication
1 1 (4.00%) Clustering
1 1 (4.00%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 25 (100.00%) Windows
2 24 (96.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (32.00%) Windows 7
4 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (16.00%) Windows XP
5 2 (8.00%) UNIX
6 1 (4.00%) Windows Vista
6 1 (4.00%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.00%) BCP
1 4 (16.00%) ITIL
2 3 (12.00%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (12.00%) Change Control
3 2 (8.00%) Business Continuity Planning
3 2 (8.00%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (8.00%) Server Monitoring
3 2 (8.00%) Network Management
3 2 (8.00%) Problem Management
3 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (8.00%) Business Continuity
3 2 (8.00%) Information Security
3 2 (8.00%) Project Management
3 2 (8.00%) Data Security
4 1 (4.00%) Scrum
4 1 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.00%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (12.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (8.00%) CRISC
3 2 (8.00%) CISA
3 2 (8.00%) CISM
3 2 (8.00%) CCNA
3 2 (8.00%) CISSP
3 2 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (52.00%) Active Directory
1 13 (52.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (36.00%) XenApp
3 5 (20.00%) vSphere
4 4 (16.00%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (12.00%) XenDesktop
6 1 (4.00%) DFS Replication
6 1 (4.00%) Hyper-V
6 1 (4.00%) VMware ESX
6 1 (4.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 10 (40.00%) SCCM
2 4 (16.00%) SCOM
3 2 (8.00%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 19 (76.00%) VMware
2 13 (52.00%) Citrix
3 11 (44.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (24.00%) Cisco
5 3 (12.00%) SolarWinds
5 3 (12.00%) HP
6 2 (8.00%) CommVault
6 2 (8.00%) CheckPoint
6 2 (8.00%) Veeam
7 1 (4.00%) Intel
7 1 (4.00%) Adobe