The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2003 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Luton 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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 33 16 21
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +5
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 2 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 1.08% 2.60% 0.94%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.44% 14.29% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Average daily rate
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£230 £225 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.22% -40.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +0.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
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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 Luton region.

Operating Systems Category
Luton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
45 14 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 24.19% 18.18% 12.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 10 8
Average daily rate £375 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £135 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £315 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.20% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 3
Average hourly rate £12.00 £14.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.24% -55.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%

Windows Server 2003
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

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

Windows Server 2003 Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

Windows Server 2003
Daily Rate Trend in Luton

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

Windows Server 2003 Daily Rate Trend in Luton

Windows Server 2003
Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

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

Windows Server 2003 Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Luton 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) IIS
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (71.43%) PowerShell
3 5 (71.43%) Git (software)
3 5 (71.43%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (71.43%) Confluence
3 5 (71.43%) FinalBuilder
3 5 (71.43%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (71.43%) Configuration Management
3 5 (71.43%) JIRA
3 5 (71.43%) ASP.NET
3 5 (71.43%) C#
3 5 (71.43%) VB
3 5 (71.43%) .NET
4 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
5 3 (42.86%) TeamCity
5 3 (42.86%) CMS
6 2 (28.57%) Retail
6 2 (28.57%) Log4Net
6 2 (28.57%) Migration
6 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
6 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (28.57%) DevOps
6 2 (28.57%) DNS
6 2 (28.57%) Web Services
6 2 (28.57%) MSMQ
6 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Luton 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 6 (85.71%) IIS
2 5 (71.43%) Confluence
3 3 (42.86%) CMS
4 1 (14.29%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) DNS
2 1 (14.29%) ATM
2 1 (14.29%) ISDN
2 1 (14.29%) VoIP
2 1 (14.29%) WAN
2 1 (14.29%) SMTP
2 1 (14.29%) DHCP
2 1 (14.29%) Ethernet
2 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 1 (14.29%) VPN
2 1 (14.29%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) Wireless
2 1 (14.29%) Frame Relay
2 1 (14.29%) MPLS
2 1 (14.29%) OSPF
2 1 (14.29%) BGP
2 1 (14.29%) xDSL
2 1 (14.29%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Git (software)
1 5 (71.43%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (71.43%) FinalBuilder
1 5 (71.43%) JIRA
2 3 (42.86%) TeamCity
3 2 (28.57%) Log4Net
General
1 2 (28.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Software Engineer
1 4 (57.14%) Software Configuration Engineer
1 4 (57.14%) Configuration Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Configuration Manager
2 1 (14.29%) IT Support
2 1 (14.29%) Software Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Software Configuration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) ASP.NET
1 5 (71.43%) .NET
2 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
2 2 (28.57%) Web Services
2 2 (28.57%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Replication
1 1 (14.29%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Configuration Management
2 2 (28.57%) Migration
2 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (28.57%) DevOps
2 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
3 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) PowerShell
1 5 (71.43%) C#
1 5 (71.43%) VB
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) Terminal Services
2 1 (14.29%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 5 (71.43%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (28.57%) Puppet
3 1 (14.29%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 1 (14.29%) BT
1 1 (14.29%) HP
1 1 (14.29%) Dell
1 1 (14.29%) Avaya
1 1 (14.29%) Juniper
1 1 (14.29%) Veritas
1 1 (14.29%) Lotus
1 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
1 1 (14.29%) Symantec
1 1 (14.29%) F5
1 1 (14.29%) Aruba
1 1 (14.29%) SonicWALL
1 1 (14.29%) Brocade
1 1 (14.29%) 3Com
1 1 (14.29%) Websense