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 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 30 19 26
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +7
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 15 19 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 4.90% 6.67% 2.32%
As % of the Operating Systems category 21.43% 23.75% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 10 2
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+135.29% -38.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £115 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £408 £283
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £12.50 £18.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-18.60% +30.30%
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
70 80 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 22.88% 28.07% 23.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 49 34
Average daily rate £388 £388 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +29.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £116 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 15
Average hourly rate £12.50 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.50 £9.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.20 £24.50 £77.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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 August 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 29 August 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
Stansted - - - -
Whitstable - - - -
Windows Server 2003
South East

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 27 (100.00%) Windows
2 26 (96.30%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (70.37%) Active Directory
4 16 (59.26%) VMware
5 13 (48.15%) SCCM
6 12 (44.44%) Windows 7
7 11 (40.74%) VMware Infrastructure
8 9 (33.33%) Citrix
8 9 (33.33%) MS Exchange
9 7 (25.93%) Advertising
9 7 (25.93%) SQL Server
9 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
9 7 (25.93%) XenApp
10 6 (22.22%) IIS
11 5 (18.52%) SQL
11 5 (18.52%) MS Excel
11 5 (18.52%) SharePoint
11 5 (18.52%) Finance
11 5 (18.52%) SQL Server 2008
11 5 (18.52%) SCOM
11 5 (18.52%) Windows SharePoint Services
11 5 (18.52%) SQL Server 2005
12 4 (14.81%) Capacity Planning
12 4 (14.81%) SharePoint 2010
12 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (14.81%) Clustering
12 4 (14.81%) Windows XP
12 4 (14.81%) HTTP
12 4 (14.81%) TCP/IP
13 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 9 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 6 (22.22%) IIS
3 5 (18.52%) SharePoint
4 4 (14.81%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (7.41%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 5 (18.52%) MS Excel
2 3 (11.11%) InfoPath
3 1 (3.70%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.70%) Acrobat
3 1 (3.70%) MS Project
3 1 (3.70%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) HTTP
1 4 (14.81%) TCP/IP
2 3 (11.11%) SMTP
3 1 (3.70%) DHCP
3 1 (3.70%) LAN
3 1 (3.70%) DNS
3 1 (3.70%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.93%) SQL Server
2 5 (18.52%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (18.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 7 (25.93%) Advertising
2 5 (18.52%) Finance
3 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.70%) Banking
3 1 (3.70%) Retail
3 1 (3.70%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (29.63%) Support Engineer
2 5 (18.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (18.52%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) 3rd Line Support
3 4 (14.81%) Desktop Support
4 3 (11.11%) Consultant
4 3 (11.11%) Technical Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Technical Project Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Project Manager
5 2 (7.41%) SharePoint Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) SharePoint Specialist
5 2 (7.41%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) IT Support
6 1 (3.70%) VMware Specialist
6 1 (3.70%) Service Desk Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) SCCM Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) SCCM Specialist
6 1 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (18.52%) Windows SharePoint Services
2 2 (7.41%) Application Packaging
2 2 (7.41%) .NET
3 1 (3.70%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Clustering
2 1 (3.70%) Fat Client
2 1 (3.70%) Thin Client
2 1 (3.70%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 27 (100.00%) Windows
2 26 (96.30%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (44.44%) Windows 7
4 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (14.81%) Windows XP
5 1 (3.70%) Windows Vista
5 1 (3.70%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (14.81%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (11.11%) BCP
3 2 (7.41%) Project Management
3 2 (7.41%) Data Security
3 2 (7.41%) Network Management
3 2 (7.41%) Capacity Management
3 2 (7.41%) Asset Management
3 2 (7.41%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (3.70%) ITIL
4 1 (3.70%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (3.70%) Problem Management
4 1 (3.70%) Investment Management
4 1 (3.70%) Business Continuity Planning
4 1 (3.70%) Change Control
4 1 (3.70%) Scrum
4 1 (3.70%) Business Continuity
4 1 (3.70%) Information Security
4 1 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (3.70%) Change Management
4 1 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 5 (18.52%) SQL
2 3 (11.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared
2 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) CRISC
3 1 (3.70%) CCNA
3 1 (3.70%) CISSP
3 1 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.70%) CISA
3 1 (3.70%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (70.37%) Active Directory
2 11 (40.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (25.93%) XenApp
4 2 (7.41%) vSphere
4 2 (7.41%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (3.70%) XenDesktop
5 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
5 1 (3.70%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 13 (48.15%) SCCM
2 5 (18.52%) SCOM
Vendors
1 16 (59.26%) VMware
2 9 (33.33%) Citrix
3 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
4 3 (11.11%) Nintex
5 2 (7.41%) Cisco
5 2 (7.41%) SolarWinds
6 1 (3.70%) Adobe
6 1 (3.70%) CheckPoint
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