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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 47 37 36
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -1
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 1 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 0.32% 1.47% 0.93%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.82% 6.15% 3.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Average daily rate £325 £138 £230
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+136.36% -40.21%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £305 £288
% change year-on-year
+4.77% +6.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £16.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
+17.18% -4.47%
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
55 65 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 17.35% 23.81% 26.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 43 30
Average daily rate £400 £165 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+142.42% -36.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £125 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £465 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 7
Average hourly rate £15.61 £22.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.64% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.20 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £44.50 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

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 11 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 - 1 £325 -
Windows Server 2003
South East

Windows Server 2003
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
3 1 (33.33%) Investment Management
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) Solaris
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (33.33%) Internet
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) Sybase
3 1 (33.33%) XenApp
3 1 (33.33%) XenDesktop
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Remote Desktop

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
1 1 (33.33%) Remote Desktop
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Server Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Engineer
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Solaris
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
1 1 (33.33%) Investment Management
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (33.33%) XenApp
1 1 (33.33%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) Sybase
1 1 (33.33%) VMware