The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Knutsford region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 7 9 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 8 11 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 11.27% 9.73% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 53.33% 35.48% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 0
Average daily rate
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£270 £313 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.73% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £310 £295
% change year-on-year
-6.45% +5.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +8.57%
Operating Systems Category
Knutsford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
15 31 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 21.13% 27.43% 14.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 19 5
Average daily rate £271 £325 £329
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.53% -1.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £231 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £428 £371
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -4.70%
Windows Server 2003
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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 July 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%) Active Directory
3 11 (84.62%) SQL Server
3 11 (84.62%) SharePoint
4 10 (76.92%) IIS
4 10 (76.92%) Microsoft
5 9 (69.23%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (69.23%) Cyber-Ark
6 8 (61.54%) Exchange Server 2010
6 8 (61.54%) Exchange Server 2007
6 8 (61.54%) Exchange Server 2003
6 8 (61.54%) MS Exchange
6 8 (61.54%) MS Excel
7 6 (46.15%) Finance
8 4 (30.77%) Banking
8 4 (30.77%) PowerShell
8 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
9 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
9 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (23.08%) DNS
9 3 (23.08%) .NET
9 3 (23.08%) MCSE
9 3 (23.08%) Load Balancing
9 3 (23.08%) Problem Management
9 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (23.08%) Clustering
9 3 (23.08%) MCTS
9 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (23.08%) MCITP

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 11 (84.62%) SharePoint
2 10 (76.92%) IIS
3 8 (61.54%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (61.54%) MS Exchange
3 8 (61.54%) Exchange Server 2003
3 8 (61.54%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (23.08%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 8 (61.54%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
2 3 (23.08%) DNS
3 1 (7.69%) Firewall
3 1 (7.69%) Wireless
3 1 (7.69%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (84.62%) SQL Server
2 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 6 (46.15%) Finance
2 4 (30.77%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Consultant
1 4 (30.77%) Technical Consultant
1 4 (30.77%) Windows Technical Consultant
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Administrator
2 1 (7.69%) VMware Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support
2 1 (7.69%) Administrator
2 1 (7.69%) Technical Manager
2 1 (7.69%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) .NET
2 1 (7.69%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
1 3 (23.08%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
1 13 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (69.23%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (7.69%) UNIX
3 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Load Balancing
1 3 (23.08%) Problem Management
2 2 (15.38%) Incident Management
3 1 (7.69%) Web Development
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL
3 1 (7.69%) Change Management
3 1 (7.69%) Release Management
3 1 (7.69%) Product Management
3 1 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (7.69%) Change Control
3 1 (7.69%) Capacity Management
3 1 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) PowerShell
2 2 (15.38%) SQL
3 1 (7.69%) VB
3 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) MCSE
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (23.08%) MCTS
1 3 (23.08%) MCITP
2 1 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 12 (92.31%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) VMware ESX
2 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (7.69%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 1 (7.69%) SCCM
1 1 (7.69%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) Microsoft
2 9 (69.23%) Cyber-Ark
3 1 (7.69%) CA
3 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
3 1 (7.69%) Symantec
3 1 (7.69%) VMware