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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 39 29 13
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -16
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 2 2 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 0.74% 0.84% 8.87%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.03% 3.13% 26.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 20
Average daily rate
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£206 £230 £190
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.32% +21.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £151 £206 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £254 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-7.35% -5.55%
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
66 64 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 24.44% 26.78% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 30 61
Average daily rate £256 £250 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £130 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £500 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £308 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.31% -5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 14
Average hourly rate £22.50 £15.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -21.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.67 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+4.45% -14.28%

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 23 January 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
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 23 January 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
Stansted - - - - 1
Tunbridge Wells - - - -
Whitstable - - - - 1
Windows Server 2003
South East

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (95.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (80.00%) VMware
4 12 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (55.00%) Citrix
6 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
7 8 (40.00%) Active Directory
8 7 (35.00%) Windows 7
9 6 (30.00%) XenApp
9 6 (30.00%) MS Excel
9 6 (30.00%) MS Exchange
9 6 (30.00%) IIS
10 5 (25.00%) Cisco
10 5 (25.00%) vSphere
10 5 (25.00%) SCCM
11 4 (20.00%) SCOM
11 4 (20.00%) XenDesktop
11 4 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
11 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (20.00%) Finance
11 4 (20.00%) Advertising
11 4 (20.00%) Windows XP
11 4 (20.00%) ITIL
11 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (15.00%) HP
12 3 (15.00%) SQL
12 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
12 3 (15.00%) Change Control
12 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
12 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 6 (30.00%) MS Exchange
1 6 (30.00%) IIS
2 2 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 6 (30.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) VLAN
1 2 (10.00%) DNS
2 1 (5.00%) SAN
2 1 (5.00%) Wireless
2 1 (5.00%) NAS
2 1 (5.00%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 4 (20.00%) Finance
1 4 (20.00%) Advertising
2 1 (5.00%) Banking
2 1 (5.00%) Retail
2 1 (5.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Technical Manager
3 3 (15.00%) Desktop Support
3 3 (15.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Virtualisation Specialist
4 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) VMware Specialist
4 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Technical Specialist
4 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (10.00%) Technical Project Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) DBA
5 1 (5.00%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Help Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) Application Packaging
2 2 (10.00%) .NET
3 1 (5.00%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Thin Client
1 1 (5.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (5.00%) Clustering
1 1 (5.00%) Replication
1 1 (5.00%) Mobile Computing
1 1 (5.00%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (95.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (35.00%) Windows 7
4 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (20.00%) Windows XP
5 2 (10.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) ITIL
2 3 (15.00%) Change Control
2 3 (15.00%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (10.00%) Problem Management
3 2 (10.00%) Network Management
3 2 (10.00%) Business Continuity Planning
3 2 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (10.00%) Server Monitoring
3 2 (10.00%) Business Continuity
3 2 (10.00%) Information Security
3 2 (10.00%) Data Security
3 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (10.00%) Project Management
3 2 (10.00%) BCP
4 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (5.00%) Migration
4 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.00%) Scrum
4 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.00%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (10.00%) CRISC
3 2 (10.00%) CISA
3 2 (10.00%) CISM
3 2 (10.00%) CCNA
3 2 (10.00%) CISSP
3 2 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 6 (30.00%) XenApp
4 5 (25.00%) vSphere
5 4 (20.00%) XenDesktop
5 4 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (10.00%) Hyper-V
7 1 (5.00%) VMware ESX
7 1 (5.00%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (5.00%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 5 (25.00%) SCCM
2 4 (20.00%) SCOM
3 2 (10.00%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 16 (80.00%) VMware
2 11 (55.00%) Citrix
3 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (25.00%) Cisco
5 3 (15.00%) HP
5 3 (15.00%) SolarWinds
6 2 (10.00%) Veeam
6 2 (10.00%) CheckPoint
6 2 (10.00%) CommVault
7 1 (5.00%) Intel