The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2003 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Knutsford 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 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 12 18 13
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -5
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 5 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 7.81% 2.99% 3.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.00% 10.81% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 2
Average daily rate
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£200 £225 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £310 £311
% change year-on-year
+1.61% -0.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Knutsford region.

Operating Systems Category
Knutsford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
20 37 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 31.25% 27.61% 23.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 20 12
Average daily rate £325 £260 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £210 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £440 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.73% -11.76%

Windows Server 2003
Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the Knutsford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2003 Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

Windows Server 2003
Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the Knutsford region.

Windows Server 2003 Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Knutsford 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 13 (100.00%) Windows
1 13 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 12 (92.31%) SQL Server
2 12 (92.31%) SharePoint
2 12 (92.31%) Active Directory
3 11 (84.62%) IIS
4 7 (53.85%) TCP/IP
4 7 (53.85%) PowerShell
4 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
5 6 (46.15%) Clustering
5 6 (46.15%) Exchange Server 2003
5 6 (46.15%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (46.15%) Load Balancing
5 6 (46.15%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (46.15%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (46.15%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (46.15%) DNS
5 6 (46.15%) MS Exchange
5 6 (46.15%) .NET
5 6 (46.15%) Finance
5 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (46.15%) Cyber-Ark
6 5 (38.46%) MS Excel
7 4 (30.77%) SQL
7 4 (30.77%) Banking
8 3 (23.08%) MCTS
8 3 (23.08%) Problem Management
8 3 (23.08%) MCITP
8 3 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (23.08%) SharePoint 2010

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Knutsford 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 12 (92.31%) SharePoint
2 11 (84.62%) IIS
3 6 (46.15%) Exchange Server 2003
3 6 (46.15%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (46.15%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (46.15%) MS Exchange
4 3 (23.08%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (15.38%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 5 (38.46%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (53.85%) TCP/IP
2 6 (46.15%) DNS
3 1 (7.69%) VPN
3 1 (7.69%) Wireless
3 1 (7.69%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (92.31%) SQL Server
2 6 (46.15%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (46.15%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (46.15%) Finance
2 4 (30.77%) Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Retail
3 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Administrator
2 3 (23.08%) SharePoint Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Technical Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support
3 1 (7.69%) Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Support
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) .NET
2 1 (7.69%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Clustering
2 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
1 13 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (7.69%) Linux
3 1 (7.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Load Balancing
2 3 (23.08%) Problem Management
3 2 (15.38%) Incident Management
4 1 (7.69%) Web Development
4 1 (7.69%) Change Control
4 1 (7.69%) Capacity Management
4 1 (7.69%) Product Management
4 1 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (7.69%) Release Management
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL
4 1 (7.69%) Change Management
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) PowerShell
2 4 (30.77%) SQL
3 1 (7.69%) VB
3 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) MCTS
1 3 (23.08%) MCITP
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (23.08%) MCSE
2 1 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 12 (92.31%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.69%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 1 (7.69%) SCCM
1 1 (7.69%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (7.69%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 6 (46.15%) Cyber-Ark
3 1 (7.69%) CA
3 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
3 1 (7.69%) Symantec
3 1 (7.69%) VMware
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