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 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 19 27 13
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -14
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 4 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 2.65% 1.11% 6.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 21.05% 6.25% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 3
Average daily rate
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£239 £140 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+70.53% -60.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £162 £140 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £140 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £290 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -7.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.46 £15.75 £18.88
% change year-on-year
+17.20% -16.55%
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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
19 32 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 12.58% 17.78% 26.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 22 14
Average daily rate £288 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £180 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £530 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £45.65 - £14.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -6.25%

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 3 July 2015, 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 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (87.50%) MS Exchange
2 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
3 5 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (50.00%) Lotus Domino
5 3 (37.50%) DNS
5 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
5 3 (37.50%) Migration
5 3 (37.50%) VMware
5 3 (37.50%) SAN
6 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
6 2 (25.00%) Blackberry
6 2 (25.00%) DHCP
6 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
6 2 (25.00%) VPN
6 2 (25.00%) Cisco
6 2 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
7 1 (12.50%) Patch Management
7 1 (12.50%) Server Patching
7 1 (12.50%) Windows 2000
7 1 (12.50%) ADSL
7 1 (12.50%) LAN
7 1 (12.50%) WAN
7 1 (12.50%) Oracle Forms

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 7 (87.50%) MS Exchange
2 5 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (50.00%) Lotus Domino
3 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
4 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) SAP Business One
1 1 (12.50%) TeleForm
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) DNS
1 3 (37.50%) SAN
2 2 (25.00%) DHCP
2 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (25.00%) VPN
3 1 (12.50%) ADSL
3 1 (12.50%) LAN
3 1 (12.50%) WAN
3 1 (12.50%) Internet
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Forms
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Server Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Server Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) VMWare Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (12.50%) Fat Client
2 1 (12.50%) iPhone
2 1 (12.50%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 2000
3 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Migration
2 2 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
3 1 (12.50%) Patch Management
3 1 (12.50%) Server Patching
3 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
3 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
3 1 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (12.50%) Change Control
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) Process Management
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (12.50%) vSphere
3 1 (12.50%) Firmware
3 1 (12.50%) Terminal Services
3 1 (12.50%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) WSUS
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
1 1 (12.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
1 3 (37.50%) VMware
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) SAP
3 1 (12.50%) Mitel
3 1 (12.50%) RightFax
3 1 (12.50%) ServiceNow
3 1 (12.50%) Sun
3 1 (12.50%) Dell
3 1 (12.50%) EMC
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix
3 1 (12.50%) CommVault
3 1 (12.50%) Wyse
3 1 (12.50%) Metastorm