The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2003 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire 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 21 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 18 33 46
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +13
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 30 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 7.46% 2.10% 0.76%
As % of the Operating Systems category 24.00% 6.52% 3.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 1 0
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.90% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
-0.08% +0.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £29.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £20.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-18.07% +18.57%
Windows Server 2003
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Lancashire region.

Operating Systems Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
125 92 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 31.09% 32.17% 25.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 21 46
Average daily rate £300 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £388 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 14 10
Average hourly rate £20.50 £15.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.66% -31.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.48 £11.59 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.40 £20.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.60 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -8.57%

Windows Server 2003
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

Windows Server 2003 Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Windows Server 2003
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Windows Server 2003 Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

Windows Server 2003
Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014.

Windows Server 2003 Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

Windows Server 2003
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the Lancashire region.

Windows Server 2003 Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

Windows Server 2003
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

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 Lancashire region over the 3 months to 21 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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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
Lancaster - 1 - -
Preston - 1 - - 1
Blackburn - - - - 1
Windows Server 2003
North West

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 74 (100.00%) Windows
2 62 (83.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 50 (67.57%) Active Directory
4 46 (62.16%) Citrix
5 42 (56.76%) DNS
6 41 (55.41%) DHCP
7 38 (51.35%) VMware
8 35 (47.30%) Windows XP
8 35 (47.30%) Microsoft
8 35 (47.30%) HP
9 29 (39.19%) Security Cleared
10 28 (37.84%) XenApp
11 26 (35.14%) SC Cleared
12 24 (32.43%) XenServer
13 23 (31.08%) VMware Infrastructure
14 22 (29.73%) MS Exchange
15 19 (25.68%) Compaq
15 19 (25.68%) Dell
15 19 (25.68%) vSphere
16 18 (24.32%) ITIL
16 18 (24.32%) MCSE
16 18 (24.32%) SharePoint
16 18 (24.32%) Microsoft Certification
16 18 (24.32%) Windows 7
17 17 (22.97%) XenDesktop
18 16 (21.62%) 3G
18 16 (21.62%) Wi-Fi
18 16 (21.62%) Exchange Server 2010
19 15 (20.27%) Exchange Server 2003
20 14 (18.92%) SQL

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 22 (29.73%) MS Exchange
2 18 (24.32%) SharePoint
3 16 (21.62%) Exchange Server 2010
4 15 (20.27%) Exchange Server 2003
5 7 (9.46%) SharePoint 2013
5 7 (9.46%) Lync
6 6 (8.11%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (5.41%) IIS
7 4 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (1.35%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (1.35%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 5 (6.76%) MS Office
2 1 (1.35%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.35%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 42 (56.76%) DNS
2 41 (55.41%) DHCP
3 16 (21.62%) 3G
3 16 (21.62%) Wi-Fi
4 10 (13.51%) SMS
5 7 (9.46%) LAN
6 5 (6.76%) SAN
7 4 (5.41%) WAN
8 3 (4.05%) Wireless
8 3 (4.05%) Firewall
8 3 (4.05%) VPN
9 2 (2.70%) VoIP
10 1 (1.35%) TCP/IP
10 1 (1.35%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.41%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.35%) QlikView
2 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (4.05%) MSI
2 1 (1.35%) InstallShield
2 1 (1.35%) AdminStudio
General
1 1 (1.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (24.32%) Support Engineer
2 15 (20.27%) Desktop Support
3 11 (14.86%) Desktop Engineer
4 10 (13.51%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 9 (12.16%) Server Engineer
6 8 (10.81%) 3rd Line Support
7 7 (9.46%) Analyst
8 6 (8.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (6.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 4 (5.41%) Support Analyst
10 4 (5.41%) Windows Server Engineer
11 3 (4.05%) Messaging Engineer
11 3 (4.05%) Applications Support
11 3 (4.05%) Server Support
11 3 (4.05%) IT Consultant
11 3 (4.05%) Consultant
12 2 (2.70%) Tester
12 2 (2.70%) Senior Analyst
12 2 (2.70%) Network Support
12 2 (2.70%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.86%) Thin Client
1 11 (14.86%) Fat Client
2 7 (9.46%) Smartcard
3 6 (8.11%) Clustering
4 4 (5.41%) Blackberry
5 3 (4.05%) Wiki
5 3 (4.05%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.35%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.35%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 74 (100.00%) Windows
2 62 (83.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 35 (47.30%) Windows XP
4 18 (24.32%) Windows 7
5 6 (8.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (8.11%) Linux
6 3 (4.05%) UNIX
6 3 (4.05%) AIX
6 3 (4.05%) HPUX
6 3 (4.05%) Solaris
6 3 (4.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (2.70%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.35%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (24.32%) ITIL
2 6 (8.11%) Migration
2 6 (8.11%) Change Control
3 5 (6.76%) Project Management
4 3 (4.05%) Service Management
4 3 (4.05%) Configuration Management
4 3 (4.05%) ITSM
4 3 (4.05%) Server Monitoring
4 3 (4.05%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (4.05%) Load Balancing
5 2 (2.70%) Software Distribution
5 2 (2.70%) Change Management
6 1 (1.35%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (1.35%) CRM
6 1 (1.35%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (1.35%) Release Management
6 1 (1.35%) Information Security
6 1 (1.35%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (18.92%) SQL
2 7 (9.46%) C
2 7 (9.46%) PowerShell
3 4 (5.41%) VB
4 3 (4.05%) Shell Script
4 3 (4.05%) Perl
5 1 (1.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 29 (39.19%) Security Cleared
2 26 (35.14%) SC Cleared
3 18 (24.32%) MCSE
3 18 (24.32%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (2.70%) SLA
3 1 (1.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 50 (67.57%) Active Directory
2 28 (37.84%) XenApp
3 24 (32.43%) XenServer
4 23 (31.08%) VMware Infrastructure
5 19 (25.68%) vSphere
6 17 (22.97%) XenDesktop
7 6 (8.11%) VMware ESX
8 4 (5.41%) ISA Server
9 3 (4.05%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (4.05%) Oracle RAC
9 3 (4.05%) Brightmail
10 1 (1.35%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (1.35%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 11 (14.86%) SCCM
2 7 (9.46%) HP Data Protector
3 3 (4.05%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (4.05%) Unicenter
3 3 (4.05%) Tivoli
3 3 (4.05%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (1.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (1.35%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (1.35%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.35%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.35%) HP SIM
4 1 (1.35%) SCOM
Vendors
1 46 (62.16%) Citrix
2 38 (51.35%) VMware
3 35 (47.30%) Microsoft
3 35 (47.30%) HP
4 19 (25.68%) Compaq
4 19 (25.68%) Dell
5 6 (8.11%) Oracle
5 6 (8.11%) IronPort
6 5 (6.76%) Open Text
6 5 (6.76%) Siebel
6 5 (6.76%) Informatica
7 3 (4.05%) CA
7 3 (4.05%) Red Hat
7 3 (4.05%) Symantec
7 3 (4.05%) Cisco
8 2 (2.70%) NetApp
8 2 (2.70%) AppSense
8 2 (2.70%) 3PAR
8 2 (2.70%) F5
9 1 (1.35%) MobileIron
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