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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 31 15 14
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -1
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 5 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 2.37% 3.33% 7.87%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.51% 13.64% 26.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 5
Average daily rate
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£425 £275 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.54% -27.63%
UK excluding London average daily rate £303 £300 £310
% change year-on-year
+1.08% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £19.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
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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
37 22 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 17.54% 24.44% 29.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 13 21
Average daily rate £425 £300 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £149 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 5
Average hourly rate - £16.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -17.94%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.51% -8.82%

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 19 September 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
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (85.71%) JIRA
2 6 (85.71%) IIS
3 5 (71.43%) ASP.NET
3 5 (71.43%) C#
3 5 (71.43%) VB
3 5 (71.43%) .NET
3 5 (71.43%) Configuration Management
3 5 (71.43%) Git (software)
3 5 (71.43%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (71.43%) PowerShell
3 5 (71.43%) Confluence
3 5 (71.43%) FinalBuilder
3 5 (71.43%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
5 3 (42.86%) TeamCity
5 3 (42.86%) CMS
5 3 (42.86%) Retail
6 2 (28.57%) Log4Net
6 2 (28.57%) VMware
6 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
6 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (28.57%) Puppet
6 2 (28.57%) Web Services
6 2 (28.57%) MSMQ
6 2 (28.57%) SharePoint

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
5 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
5 1 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Cloud Services
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) DHCP
1 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
1 1 (14.29%) DNS
1 1 (14.29%) SAN
1 1 (14.29%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 6 (85.71%) JIRA
2 5 (71.43%) Git (software)
2 5 (71.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (71.43%) FinalBuilder
3 3 (42.86%) TeamCity
4 2 (28.57%) Log4Net
General
1 3 (42.86%) Retail
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Configuration Engineer
1 4 (57.14%) Software Engineer
1 4 (57.14%) Software Configuration Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Configuration Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Architect
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
3 1 (14.29%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Blackberry
1 1 (14.29%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Configuration Management
2 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
2 2 (28.57%) DevOps
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) Validation
3 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
3 1 (14.29%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) C#
1 5 (71.43%) VB
1 5 (71.43%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (14.29%) MCSE
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (14.29%) MCITP
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (14.29%) Terminal Services
3 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
3 1 (14.29%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 5 (71.43%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (28.57%) Puppet
3 1 (14.29%) WSUS
3 1 (14.29%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 1 (14.29%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) VMware
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) HP
2 1 (14.29%) Juniper
2 1 (14.29%) Veritas
2 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
2 1 (14.29%) McAfee